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RX-V596RDS
Natural Sound AV Receiver
Ampli-tuner audio-vidéo
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
BRUKSANVISNING
MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING

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  • Page 1 RX-V596RDS Natural Sound AV Receiver Ampli-tuner audio-vidéo OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG BRUKSANVISNING MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING...
  • Page 2 Using this unit with a higher voltage than specified is dangerous and may result in fire or other accidents. YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from the use of this unit with a voltage other than that specified.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Processing Digital Sound Field Processor (DSP) Dolby Pro Logic Decoder Dolby Digital Decoder DTS Decoder CINEMA DSP: Combination of YAMAHA DSP Technology and Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital or Sophisticated FM/AM Tuner 40-Station Random Access Preset Tuning Automatic Preset Tuning...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Checking the Package Contents Check that the following items are included in your package. Remote control Battery Installation in the Remote Control Turn the remote control over and slide the battery compartment cover in the direction of the arrow. Insert the batteries (AAA, R03 or UM-4 type) according the polarity markings on the inside of the battery compartment.
  • Page 5 Using the Remote Control Remote control sensor Within approximately 6 m (20 feet) The remote control transmits a directional infrared beam. Be sure to aim the remote control directly at the infrared sensor during operation. When the sensor is covered or there is a large object between the remote control and the sensor, the sensor cannot receive signals.
  • Page 6: Controls And Functions

    Front Panel – STANDBY/ON Press this switch to turn on the power of this unit or to set this unit in the standby mode. Before turning the power on, set VOLUME to the “m” position. Standby mode In this mode, this unit consumes a very small quantity of power to receive infrared-signals from the remote control.
  • Page 7: Controls And Functions

    Tone controls These controls are only effective for the sound from the main speakers. a) BASS Turn this control clockwise to increase or counterclockwise to decrease the low-frequency response. The “0” position produces a flat response. b) TREBLE Turn this control clockwise to increase or counterclockwise to decrease the high-frequency response.
  • Page 8 CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Display t indicator The “t” indicator lights up when the built-in DTS decoder is on. DSP program indicators The name of the selected DSP program lights up in the following cases: • When the tuner is selected as the input source. •...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Remote Control This section describes the basic operation of this unit with the remote control. First, set the selector dial to the AMP/ TUN position. Refer to “PRESET REMOTE CONTROL” on page 45 for full details. TV POWER TV VOLUME Press this button to switch the function of the numeric buttons to the DSP program selector.
  • Page 10: Description Of The Numeric Buttons

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS A/B/C/D/E, PRESET +/– These buttons are used to select a preset station. A/B/C/D/E: To select one of a group (A to E) of preset stations PRESET +/–: To select a preset station number (1 to 8) d (next), u (back) These buttons are used to advance or go back one selection on the SET MENU and TIME/LEVEL mode.
  • Page 11: Preparation

    LFE (low frequency effect) channel with high fidelity when playing back a source encoded with Dolby Digital or DTS. The YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System is ideal for natural and lively bass reproduction.
  • Page 12: Connections

    When you connect other YAMAHA audio components (such as a tape deck, MD recorder and CD player or changer), connect it to the terminals with the same number labels as !, #, $ etc. YAMAHA applies this labeling system to all its products.
  • Page 13: Indoor/Outdoor Fm Antenna

    Connecting the Antennas Both AM and FM indoor antennas are included with this unit. In general, these antennas should provide sufficient signal strength. However, a properly installed outdoor antenna provides clearer reception than an indoor one. If you experience poor reception quality, an outdoor antenna may improve the quality.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Am Loop Antenna

    CONNECTIONS AM loop antenna (included) AM loop antenna Connecting the AM loop antenna Antenna stand Outdoor AM antenna Vinyl covered wire (5 m to 10 m) Ground (GND terminal) The AM loop antenna can be removed from the stand and attached to a wall, etc.
  • Page 15 Connecting an Audio Component Turntable OUTPUT OUTPUT CD player Be sure to connect the right channel (R), left channel (L), input (IN) and output (OUT) properly. (Europe model) LINE OUT LINE IN Tape deck or MD recorder PHONO terminals These terminals are used to connect a turntable with an MM or high-output MC cartridge.
  • Page 16 CONNECTIONS Connecting a Video Component TV monitor DVD/LD player S VIDEO ANALOG AUDIO OUT (Europe model) S VIDEO ANALOG AUDIO OUT Audio signal terminals Be sure to connect the right channel (R), left channel (L), input (IN) and output (OUT) properly. S Video signal terminals Use a special S VIDEO cable (commercially available) for the S VIDEO connection.
  • Page 17: Connecting To An External Decoder

    VIDEO terminals (composite) DVD/LD player Cable TV/satellite tuner VIDEO OUT connection VIDEO VIDEO SCART- plug TV monitor TV/digital TV Video signal Signal flow TV monitor with a 21-pin connector Make a connection as shown above with a commercially available SCART-plug connector cable. VIDEO AUX terminals (on the front panel) AUDIO OUT R AUDIO OUT L...
  • Page 18: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the Speakers Right Subwoofer connection When using a subwoofer with built- in amplifier, including the YAMAHA Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System, connect the input terminal of the subwoofer system to the SUBWOOFER OUTPUT terminal of this unit. Low bass signals distributed from...
  • Page 19: Connecting To An External Amplifier

    Speaker cables 10 mm (3/8”) Connecting to the MAIN SPEAKERS terminals Red: positive (+) Black: negative (–) Connecting to the REAR and CENTER SPEAKERS terminals Red: positive (+) Black: negative (–) Connecting to an external amplifier The speaker connections described on page 16 are fine for most applications. If you wish to drive your existing amplifier, the following terminals are available for connecting an external amplifier(s) to this unit.
  • Page 20: Impedance Selector Switch

    CONNECTIONS IMPEDANCE SELECTOR Switch WARNING Do not change the IMPEDANCE SELECTOR switch setting while the power of this unit is on, otherwise the unit may be damaged. If this unit fails to turn on when STANDBY/ON (or POWER) is pressed, the IMPEDANCE SELECTOR switch may not be fully slide to either position.
  • Page 21: Adjusting The Speaker Balance

    ADJUSTING THE SPEAKER BALANCE This procedure lets you adjust the sound output level balance between the main, center and rear speakers by using the built-in test tone generator. When this adjustment is performed, the sound output level heard at the listening position will be the same from each speaker.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Speaker Balance

    ADJUSTING THE SPEAKER BALANCE Adjust BALANCE on the front panel so that the sound output level of the right main speaker and the left main speaker is the same. Press TIME/LEVEL repeatedly to select the speaker to be adjusted. “CENTER”, “R SUR.” or “L SUR.”...
  • Page 23: Basic Operation

    BASIC OPERATION When using the remote control, set the selector dial to the AMP/TUN position. – – Set VOLUME to the “m” position. Turn the power on. Front panel Press SPEAKERS A or B to select the main speakers to be used. If you use two main speaker systems, press both A and B.
  • Page 24: Playing A Source

    PLAYING A SOURCE Play the source. Refer to the instructions for the source component (and page 27 for details about tuning). Note • When controlling an audio/video component (tape deck, MD recorder, CD player, DVD/LD player, etc.) with the remote control, set the selector dial to the appropriate position (TAPE/ MD, CD, DVD/LD, etc.), corresponding to the component you want to control.
  • Page 25 Input Mode (for the DVD/LD, TV/ digital TV and cable TV/satellite tuner sources) This unit allows you to switch the input mode for sources that send both digital and analog signals to this unit. The AUTO, DTS and ANALOG input modes are provided. When you turn on the power of this unit, the input mode for the DVD/LD source is always set to AUTO and for TV/ digital TV or cable TV/satellite tuner source is set according...
  • Page 26 PLAYING A SOURCE Notes on playing a source encoded with DTS • If “DATA ERROR” appears on the display while playing an LD source encoded with DTS, stop playback and turn the player off and then on again. • If the digital output data of the player has been processed in any way, you may not be able to perform DTS decoding even if you make a digital connection between this unit and the player.
  • Page 27: Digital Sound Field Processor (Dsp) Effect

    DIGITAL SOUND FIELD PROCESSOR (DSP) EFFECT Selecting a DSP Program You can enhance your listening experience by selecting a DSP program. Refer to pages 35 to 37 for details about each program. – – On the front panel Make sure that the effect speakers (center and rear) and subwoofer are turned on.
  • Page 28 DIGITAL SOUND FIELD PROCESSOR (DSP) EFFECT Canceling the Sound Effect (turning off the effect speakers) Press EFFECT to cancel the sound effect and monitor only the main sound. Press EFFECT again to turn the sound effect back on. If the selector dial is set to a position other than the DSP/TUN position, first press DSP and then EFFECT on the remote control.
  • Page 29: Tuning

    Automatic tuning is effective when station signals are strong and there is no interference. However, if the signal from the station you want to select is weak, you must tune in to it manually (manual tuning). – – Automatic Tuning Use INPUT SELECTOR to select the tuner as the input source.
  • Page 30 TUNING Automatic Preset Tuning (for RDS stations only) You can make use of the automatic preset tuning function for RDS stations only. This function enables the unit to automatically tune in with strong signals and to sequentially store up to 40 RDS stations (5 groups x 8 stations). (Refer to pages 31 to 33 for details on RDS stations.) –...
  • Page 31: Manual Preset Tuning

    Manual Preset Tuning You can also store up to 40 stations (5 groups x 8 stations) manually. – – Tune in to the desired station. Refer to page 27 for the tuning procedure. Press MEMORY. The “MEMORY” indicator flashes for about five seconds.
  • Page 32: Exchanging Preset Stations

    TUNING Exchanging Preset Stations You can exchange the assignment of two preset stations with each other. Example: If you want to exchange preset station “E1” with “A5” – – Recall preset station “E1”. Refer to the procedure in the section “To Recall a Preset Station”...
  • Page 33: Receiving Rds Stations

    RDS (Radio Data System) is a data transmission system by FM stations in many countries. Stations using this system transmit an inaudible stream of data in addition to the normal radio signal. RDS data contains various information such as PI (Program Identification), PS (Program Service name), PTY (Program Type), RT (Radio Text), CT (Clock Time), EON (Enhanced Other Networks), etc.
  • Page 34: Receiving Rds Stations

    RECEIVING RDS STATIONS PTY SEEK Function If you select the desired program type, the unit automatically searches all preset RDS stations that are broadcasting a program of the required type. – – Press PTY SEEK MODE to set the unit in the PTY SEEK mode.
  • Page 35: Eon Function

    EON Function This function uses the EON data service on the RDS station network. If you simply select the desired program type (NEWS, INFO, AFFAIRS or SPORT), the unit automatically searches for all preset RDS stations that are scheduled to broadcast a program of the required type and switches from the station being currently received to the new station when the broadcasts starts.
  • Page 36: Recording A Source On Tape, Md Or Video Cassette

    RECORDING A SOURCE ON TAPE, MD OR VIDEO CASSETTE Recording adjustments and other operations are performed from the tape deck, MD recorder or VCR. Refer to the instructions for these components. – – Set VOLUME to the “m” position. Select the source you want to record. Front panel Begin recording by the tape deck, MD recorder or VCR connected to this unit.
  • Page 37: Advanced Operation

    ADVANCED OPERATION This unit incorporates a sophisticated, multi-program digital sound field processor (DSP). This processor allows you to electronically expand and change the shape of the audio sound field from both audio and video sources, creating a theater- like experience in your listening room. You can create outstanding audio sound by selecting a suitable DSP program (this will, of course, depend on what you are listening to).
  • Page 38 SOUND FIELD PROGRAM PROGRAM MOVIE [1] 70 mm SPECTACLE THEATER 1 ( o x ) • Input source: • Output channel: • DSP: [2] DGTL SPECTACLE ( g x ) • Input source: • Output channel: • DSP: [3] DTS SPECTACLE ( t x ) •...
  • Page 39 PROGRAM MONO MOVIE ( x ) • Input source: Monaural • Output channel: 1 channel • DSP: TV SPORTS ( x ) • Input source: Audio/Video • Output channel: 2 to 5.1 channels • DSP: 2 to 3 (presence & surround) For Hi-Fi audio sources PROGRAM DISCO ( x )
  • Page 40: Set Menu

    This unit provides you with the following items on the SET MENU to maximize the performance of your system and expand your enjoyment for audio listening and video watching. 1. CENTER SP 2. REAR SP 3. MAIN SP 4. BASS OUT 5.
  • Page 41: Set Menu

    Description of Each Item 1. CENTER SP Choices: LRG (Large)/SML (Small)/NONE Preset position: LRG (Large) LRG (Large) Select this position if your center speaker is approximately the same size as the main speakers. In this position, full- range signals on the center channel are directed to the center speaker.
  • Page 42 SET MENU 5. MAIN LVL Choices: NORM (Normal)/–10 dB Preset position: NORM (Normal) NORM (Normal) Normally select this position. –10 dB Select this position if the sound output from the main speakers is too loud and cannot be balanced with the sound output from the center and rear speakers.
  • Page 43 8. DTS LFE (Adjusting the output level of the LFE channel for DTS) Control range: –10 dB to +10 dB (in 1 dB steps) Preset value: 0 dB Note • This adjustment is effective only when DTS is being decoded and the selected source encoded with DTS contains LFE signals.
  • Page 44: Delay Time And Speaker Output Levels

    DELAY TIME AND SPEAKER OUTPUT LEVELS When using the digital sound field processor with the Dolby Pro Logic decoder, Dolby Digital decoder or DTS decoder, you can adjust the delay time between the main sound and sound effect, and each speaker’s output level as you wish. Note •...
  • Page 45: Delay Time And Speaker Output Levels

    Adjusting Method Adjustments should be performed with the remote control while watching the information on the display. Set the selector dial to the AMP/TUN (or DSP/TUN) position. Press TIME/LEVEL repeatedly to select the item you want to adjust. Each time you press TIME/LEVEL, the selected item changes and appears on the display as shown below.
  • Page 46: Sleep Timer

    The SLEEP timer can be used to automatically set this unit in the standby mode. This timer is useful when you are going to sleep while enjoying the desired input source. The SLEEP timer can only be set with the remote control. Note •...
  • Page 47: Preset Remote Control

    The provided remote control is factory set to control not only this unit but also most YAMAHA audio components connected to it. Selector Dial There are nine positions that you can select to control connected components with this remote control. For example, if the CD position is selected, the remote control is set in the CD operation mode, allowing the CD player to be operated by the buttons on the remote control.
  • Page 48 PRESET REMOTE CONTROL Controlling the Components Connected to This Unit Example: To control a YAMAHA CD player Make sure that VOLUME is set to the “m” position. Set the selector dial to the CD position. Turn on the power. Press INPUT.
  • Page 49 Description of Each Position TAPE/MD position Select the TAPE/MD position. r REC/PAUSE This button gives a pause in recording on a tape deck or MD recorder. p PLAY This button plays a tape or an MD. b DIR A (TAPE) This button selects the playing direction of deck A.
  • Page 50 (center and rear). DISPLAY e PAUSE This button gives a pause in operation. The button functions as PAUSE/STOP* for operating a YAMAHA CD player under factory setting. a SKIP+ This button skips to the beginning of the next track.
  • Page 51 TITLE MENU AV POWER This button turns on the YAMAHA DVD player if you have set the code number “0048”. Also this button turns on the DVD player that has a remote control with a power button if you have set the code for another manufacturer.
  • Page 52 PRESET REMOTE CONTROL VCR position Select the VCR position. VCR REC Press this button twice to start recording. PLAY REWIND TV position Note • You can control your VCR if you have set the code for it. Select the TV position. VCR REC Press this button twice.
  • Page 53: Setup Codes

    Advanced Information Setup codes You can set the code for the manufacturer of your component in each position of the selector dial. Turn on your component to be used. Set the selector dial to the desired position for the component (TAPE/MD, CD, DVD/LD, etc.).
  • Page 54 The following codes are factory set. Selector dial Code Component position 0101 CBL/SAT Satellite tuner 0006 0002 DVD/LD DVD player 0008 (YAMAHA DVD player) CD player 0005 (YAMAHA CD player) TAPE/MD Tape deck 0004 (YAMAHA Tape deck) AMP/TUN this unit 0003 DSP/TUN this unit...
  • Page 55: Appendix

    If the unit fails to operate normally, check the following points to determine whether the fault can be corrected by the simple measures suggested. If it cannot be corrected, or if the fault is not listed in the SYMPTOM column, disconnect the power cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center. General...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING SYMPTOM No sound from the The sound output level of the center speaker is center speaker. set to minimum. “CENTER SP” on the SET MENU is set to the NONE position. Incorrect DSP program is selected. The source encoded with Dolby Digital or DTS does not have a center channel signal.
  • Page 57 Tuner SYMPTOM FM stereo reception The characteristics of FM stereo broadcasts is noisy. may cause this problem when the transmitter is too far away or the antenna input is poor. There is distortion, There is multipath interference. and clear reception cannot be obtained even with a good FM antenna.
  • Page 58 TROUBLESHOOTING When playing back a source encoded with DTS SYMPTOM A loud hissing noise is The player which plays back the source is not heard when playing back connected to a digital audio signal input a source encoded with terminal of this unit. DTS.
  • Page 59: Specifications

    AUDIO SECTION • Minimum RMS Output Power 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.06% THD, 8 ohms Main L/R, Center, Rear L/R ... 100 W*/70 W 1 kHz, 0.09% THD, 8 ohms Main L/R, Center, Rear L/R ... 110 W*/80 W •...
  • Page 60: Glossary

    Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital or DTS Digital Surround sounds. The YAMAHA “CINEMA DSP” logo indicates those programs that are created by the combination of YAMAHA DSP technology and Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital or DTS. LFE 0.1 Channel This channel is for reproduction of low bass signals.
  • Page 61: Index

    Accessories ... 2 AC outlet ... 18 Antennas ... 11, 12 BALANCE ... 22 BGV (background video) function ... 22 Canceling sound effect ... 26 CINEMA DSP ... 37, 58 Connections Antennas ... 11, 12 Audio components (tape deck/MD recorder, CD player and turntable) ...
  • Page 62 LIST OF MANUFACTURER’S CODES LISTES DES CODES FABRICANT VERZEICHNIS DER HERSTELLERCODES LISTA ÖVER TILLVERKARKODER ELENCO DEI CODICI DEL FABBRICANTE LISTA DE CÓDIGOS DE FABRICANTES LIJST VAN CODES VAN FABRIKANT CLARIVOX CLATRONIC ADMIRAL 0411, 0451, 0911, CONCERTO 1021, 1081 CONDOR AIKO 0891 CONTEC AKAI...
  • Page 63 0601, 1171 NECKERMANN LENOIR 0601, 1511 LEYEO 1181 LIFETEC 2591, 2601, 2611, 2621, 2641, 2651, 2661, 2671, 2681, NEDIATOR 2691, 2711, 2761, NICAMAGIC 2771, 2781 NIKKAI LOEWE OPTA 0121, 0131, 0581, 0611, 1081 NOBLIKO LOGIC 1691, 2281 LOGIK 0551, 1681, 2281 NOGAMATIC 0571 LOWEWE 0831...
  • Page 64 THORN-FERGUSON 0281, 0371, SATELLITE TUNER 0551, 0651, AKAI 0781, 0861, ALBA 0881, 1131, AMSTRAD 1181, 1361, 1461, 1971, ANKARO 1991, 2281 0141, 0791, 1471 ASTRA TOSHIBA 0141, 0381, 0481, BARCOM 1221, 1271, 1701, BLAUPUNKT 0966 1741, 1851, 2151, BMC SATELLITE 2801, 2811 BRITISH TELECOM 1276 TRANS CONTINENS...
  • Page 65 SHARP 0068 0042 SONY 0028 0112 TECHNICS 0048 0132, 0502, 0702 THOMSON 0328 0002 TOSHIBA 0088, 0248 0062, 0092, 0252, YAMAHA 0008, 0048 0572 ZENITH 0248 0052, 0382, 0442, 0932 0282 LD PLAYER AIWA 0137 FUNAI 0137 HITACHI 0047 MAGNAVOX...
  • Page 66 0185, 1895, 1905 THOMSON MAGNAVOX 1865, 1875 TOSHIBA MARANTZ 0165, 0175, 0545, VECTOR RESEARCH 0665, 1275, 1335, 1405, 1505, 1875, VICTOR 1955 YAMAHA MATSUSHITA 1095, 1605 0535 MD RECORDER MEDION 0075, 1995, 2005, YAMAHA 2015 KENWOOD MEMOREX 0525, 1015, 1265, SONY...
  • Page 67 YAMAHA ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. YAMAHA HOUSE, 200 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD WATFORD, HERTS WD1 7JS, ENGLAND YAMAHA SCANDINAVIA A.B. J A WETTERGRENS GATA 1, BOX 30053, 400 43 VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA, SWEDEN YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY, LTD. 17-33 MARKET ST., SOUTH MELBOURNE, 3205 VIC., AUSTRALIA...
  • Page 68: Quick Reference Card

    Quick Reference Card PRESET +/– j (left), i (right) TIME/LEVEL TV POWER TV VOLUME program selector EFFECT TAPE/MD REC/PAUSE PLAY DIR A (TAPE) SKIP– (MD) REWIND (TAPE) SEARCH (MD) AMP/TUN TEST TV INPUT INPUT Numeric buttons (MD) +10 (MD) DECK A/B (TAPE) DISPLAY (MD) PAUSE (MD) DIR B (TAPE)
  • Page 69 Quick Reference Card DVD/LD DISC SKIP+/– PLAY SKIP– SEARCH INPUT Numeric buttons ENTER/ CHANNEL RECALL +/– DISPLAY VCR REC PLAY PAUSE STOP FAST REWIND FORWARD AV POWER Press this button twice to start recording. Appuyer deux fois sur cette touche pour commencer l’enregistrement. Drücken Sie diese Taste zweimal, um die Aufnahme zu starten.
  • Page 70 DVD player AUDIO OUT VIDEO S VIDEO DIGITAL OUT COAXIAL VIDEO S VIDEO COAXIAL DIGITAL OUT ANALOG AUDIO OUT VIDEO IN S VIDEO IN DSP-A5 only TV Monitor LD player DOLBY DOLBY DIGITAL DIGITAL OPTICAL RF OUT RF OUT OPTICAL DOLBY DIGITAL DIGITAL OUT RF IN...