You can display the operation information for this unit on a video monitor. If you display the SET MENU and DSP sound field program
parameter settings on a screen, it is much easier to see the available options and parameters than it is by reading this information on the front
If a video source is being reproduced, the OSD is superimposed over the image.
If a video source is not being reproduced (or the power of the source equipment is off), the OSD is shown on a blue background.
You can change the amount of information the OSD shows.
Selecting the OSD Mode
ON SCREEN LEVEL
PAL/NTSC Switch (For General and China Models)
This unit is designed for use with both the NTSC and PAL television formats. Set
this switch to the position compatible with your TV.
On-Screen Displays (OSD)
Full Display .............. This mode always shows the sound field program parameter settings on the
video monitor (see page 73).
Short Display ............ This mode briefly shows the same contents as the front panel display at the
bottom of the screen, then disappears.
Display Off ............... This mode briefly shows the "DISPLAY OFF" message at the bottom of the
screen, then disappears. Afterwards, no changes to operations appear on the
screen except those of the ON SCREEN.
• When you choose the Full Display mode, INPUT SELECTOR, VOLUME and some
other types of operation information are displayed at the bottom of the screen in the
same format as the front panel display.
• The OSD signal is not output through the REC OUT Selector, and will not be recorded
with any video signal.
• The SET MENU, TEST DOLBY SUR and TEST DSP appear regardless of the OSD
When you turn on the power, the video monitor and front panel
display shows the level of the main volume for a few seconds and
then switches to show the current sound field program.
Press ON SCREEN on the remote control repeatedly to change the
The OSD mode changes in the following order: Full Display, Short
Display, and Display Off.
• If you choose a video input source that has equipment connected to both the S VIDEO
IN and composite VIDEO IN jacks, and both the S VIDEO OUT and composite
VIDEO OUT jacks are connected to a video monitor, the video signal is output to both
the S VIDEO OUT and VIDEO OUT jacks. However, the OSD is carried only on the
S-video signal. If no video signal is input, the OSD is carried on both the S-video and
composite video signals.
• If your video monitor is connected only to the COMPONENT VIDEO terminals of
this unit, the OSD is not shown. Make sure to connect your video monitor to the
COMPONENT VIDEO terminal and either VIDEO or S VIDEO terminals if you
would like to see the OSD.
• Playing back video software that has an anti-copy signal or video signals with a lot of
noise may produce unstable images.