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Ambience effects
3
DSP mode.
DSP can produce these effects without spoiling the sound quality of
the original music or video source.
This mode can be selected when digital signals other than DOLBY
DIGITAL or DTS, or analog signal come in.
1 Pressing the DSP key or DSP MODE key will display the
current DSP mode status.
2 Each press of the key will switch to the next status as shown
bellow:
1 ARENA
: DSP surround ARENA mode.
2 JAZZ CLUB
: DSP surround JAZZ CLUB mode.
3 THEATER
: DSP surround THEATER mode.
4 STADIUM
: DSP surround STADIUM mode.
5 DISCO
: DSP surround DISCO mode.
• The DSP mode selection is displayed for approximately 3 seconds.
4
THX mode.
This mode creates a home theater environment which is able to
reproduce a cinema surround sound system featuring improved
special representation and acoustic imaging of surround channels by
translating THX Surround EX technology.
Press the THX key to switch the following setting :
1 THX Sur EX AUTO : THX Surround EX function is turned ON
2 THX Sur EX ON
: THX Surround EX function is turned ON
3 THX ON
: THX mode is turned ON.
4 THX OFF
: THX mode is turned OFF.
• THX functions when the display segment is turned ON.
• THX Sur EX ON and THX Sur EX AUTO will not be available if
surround back speakers are turned OFF.
• The THX setting differs depending on the input selector.
• When PL IIx MUSIC, PL IIx GAME, PL II MUSIC, PL II GAME or
Neo:6 MUSIC is ON, THX function will not be effective.
5
Adjust the volume.
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EN
when Dolby Digital Surround EX signal is
detected.
when Dolby Digital 5.1ch signal is
detected.
Switching the LISTEN mode to STEREO temporarily
Pressing the STEREO key changes the currently selected LISTEN mode
into STEREO. It will be changed back to the original LISTEN mode by
pressing the STEREO key again.
• If the power is turned off and turned back on, or the input selector is
switched to another and switched back, the LISTEN mode will be back
to the original one.
Notes
• Depending on the type of the signal or speaker setting, some listening
modes cannot be selected.
• When playback is started, the sound may be cut or interrupted before
the input source is confirmed as Dolby Digital.
• To enjoy Dolby Digital surround (as well as all the other listening modes)
from a single component, be sure to use a Dolby Digital compatible
source component.
• Dialogue Normalization (Dial Norm) is a feature of Dolby Digital. It is able
to automatically maintain the overall audio output level constant.
SP
MUTE
AUTO DETECT
DIGITAL
A B
CLIP
L
C
R
LFE
SL
SR
When playing some Dolby Digital sources, you may see in the display
a message "DIALNORM OFFSET xxdB". This is because some
soundtracks may be recorded either louder or quieter than normal. The
xx number shows by how much.
For example, if the message says "DIALNORM OFFSET +4dB" you
know that this particular recording was encoded 4dB louder than
normal. If you wish, you can turn down the volume control by 4dB to
keep the playback level consistent.
DOLBY DIGITAL
EX
STEREO
DOLBY PL II x

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