TVS (TV Virtual Surround) NIGHT
The large sounds, such as explosions, are
compressed, but the quieter sounds are
unaffected. This feature is useful when you
don't want to disturb other people but still
want to hear the dialog and enjoy the
surround sound effets of TVS WIDE.
TVS (TV Virtual Surround) STANDARD
Uses sound imaging to create virtual rear
speakers from the sound of the front speakers
(L/R) without using actual rear speakers. The
virtual speakers are reproduced as shown in
the illustration below. Use this setting when
you want to use TVS with 2 separate speakers
and retain the sound quality.
L: Left front speaker
R: Right front speaker
: Virtual speakers
You can also change the TVS setting by pressing
SURROUND on the player. If you select any TVS
setting other than "OFF," the indicator on the player
When you select an effect, the sound cuts off for a
When the playing signal does not contain a signal for
the rear speakers (page 44), the surround effects may
be difficult to hear.
When you select one of the TVS modes, turn off the
surround setting of the connected TV or amplifier
Make sure that your listening position is between
and at an equal distance from your speakers, and that
the speakers are located in similar surroundings.
Otherwise, the TVS effect may be hard to discern.
TVS NIGHT only works with Dolby Digital and
MPEG audio discs. However, not all discs will
respond to the TVS NIGHT function in the same
If you use the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL and
OPTICAL) jacks and set "DOLBY DIGITAL" to
"DOLBY DIGITAL" in "AUDIO SETUP," sound
will come from your speakers but it will not have the