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  • Page 1 Operating Instructions AV Receiver...
  • Page 2 D3-4-2-1-4*_A1_En NOTE: sure it is properly disposed of after removal. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 The equipment should be disconnected by removing WARNING of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 3 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating 04 Basic Setup Changing the OSD display language (OSD Language) ....................45 instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. Automatically conducting optimum sound tuning (Full Auto MCACC) ..............45 The Input Setup menu ..............................47...
  • Page 5 Auto Surround, ALC and Stream Direct with different input signal formats ............119 Setting the backlight mode .............................85 Speaker Setting Guide..............................119 About the ALL ZONE STBY (All Zone Standby) and DISCRETE ON (Discrete On) functions ........85 About messages displayed when using network functions ..................120 Resetting the remote control settings ..........................86 Important information regarding the HDMI connection ....................121...
  • Page 6 The receiver’s initial settings can be made on the computer using Wiring Navi on the AVNavigator CD-ROM ! Using the various listening modes (page included with the receiver. In this case, virtually the same connections and settings as in steps 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ! Better sound using Phase Control (page and 8 can be made interactively.
  • Page 7 Before you start Checking what’s in the box ......................8 Our philosophy ..........................8 Features ............................8 Installing the receiver ........................9 Loading the batteries ........................9 Operating range of remote control unit ..................10 About using AVNavigator (included CD-ROM) ................10...
  • Page 8: Before You Start Checking What's In The Box

    Stream Smoother Link system. You can even use the receiver to view metadata including song title, artist as well as album art on a con- By connecting a Pioneer player supporting the Stream Smoother Link function, compressed video or movie files nected display.
  • Page 9: Installing The Receiver

    ! Do not touch this receiver’s bottom panel while the power is on or just after it is turned off. The bottom panel becomes hot when the power is on (or right after it is turned off) and could cause burns.
  • Page 10: Operating Range Of Remote Control Unit

    Operating range of remote control unit ! This CD-ROM is for use with a personal computer. It cannot be used with a DVD player or music CD player. Attempting to play this CD-ROM with a DVD player or music CD player can damage speakers or cause The remote control may not work properly if: impaired hearing due to the large volume.
  • Page 11 Controls and displays Remote control ..........................12 Display ............................14 Front panel ............................. 15...
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    D.FILT TV CONTROL buttons BAND These buttons can be used to perform operations on the TV to which the TV CONTROL INPUT button is assigned. PRESET TUNE The TV can be operated with these buttons regardless of the input set for the remote control’s operation mode (page 83).
  • Page 13 13 VOLUME +/– Use to set the listening volume. 14 MUTE Mutes the sound or restores the sound if it has been muted (adjusting the volume also restores the sound). LIGHT Press to turn on/off the illumination for the buttons.
  • Page 14: Display

    Lights when the sound is muted. Signal indicators 12 SOUND Light to indicate the currently selected input signal. AUTO lights when the receiver is set to select the input sig- Lights when the DIALOG E (Dialog Enhancement) or TONE (tone controls) features is selected (page 74).
  • Page 15: Front Panel

    Use to access the Audio options (page 74). STANDBY /ON i/j/k/l (TUNE/PRESET) /ENTER Use the arrow buttons when setting up your Home Menu. Use TUNE i/j to find radio frequencies and use PRESET k/l to find preset stations (page 54). 10 VIDEO PARAMETER...
  • Page 16 Controls and displays 21 HDMI input/MHL connector Use for connection to a compatible HDMI device (Video camera, etc.) (page 41). An MHL-compatible mobile device can also be connected here using the included MHL cable (page 41).
  • Page 17 About HDMI ........................... 30 Connecting your TV and playback components ................. 30 Connecting an HDD/DVD recorder, BD recorder and other video sources ....... 33 Connecting a satellite/cable receiver or other set-top box ............34 Connecting other audio components ..................35 Connecting additional amplifiers ....................
  • Page 18: Connecting Your Equipment

    (CD) FRONT SUBWOOFER SURROUND SURR BACK F HEIGHT F WIDE ! Before making or changing the connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cord from the (Single) (VIDEO) power outlet. Plugging in should be the final step. MONITOR...
  • Page 19: Determining The Speakers' Application

    SW 2 Important Speaker B ! The Speaker System setting must be made if you use any of the connections shown below other than [A] (see Speaker system setting page 98).
  • Page 20 ZONE 2. (The selection of input devices is limited.) quality with 5.2-channel surround sound in the main zone with stereo playback on another component in ZONE 2. This speaker layout/usage pattern provides 7.2-channel playback using the surround back channels in the main (The selection of input devices is limited.)
  • Page 21 ! Speaker System setting: 5.1ch F+C Bi-Amp playback of the same sound on the B speakers. The B speakers can be bi-amped to achieve high quality sound. Bi-amping connection of the front and center speakers for high sound quality with 5.2-channel surround sound.
  • Page 22: Placing The Speakers

    ! For the best stereo effect, place the front speakers 2 m to 3 m (6 ft. to 9 ft.) apart, at equal distance from the TV. ! Use an RCA cable to connect the subwoofer. It is not possible to connect using speaker cables.
  • Page 23 SPEAKERS CAUTION ! Most speakers with both High and Low terminals have two metal plates that connect the High to the Low terminals. These must be removed when you are bi-amping the speakers or you could severely damage the amplifier. See your speaker manual for more information.
  • Page 24: Installing Your Speaker System

    (it must be con- ! When only connecting one surround back speaker, connect it to the SURROUND BACK L (Single) terminals.
  • Page 25 98 to do this. ! When only connecting one surround back speaker, connect it to the SURROUND BACK L (Single) terminals. ! When only connecting one surround back speaker, connect it to the SURROUND BACK L (Single) terminals. Bi-amp compatible speaker...
  • Page 26 [F] 5.2 channel surround system & Front Bi-amping connection (High quality connection (Multi Zone) surround) & ZONE 2 connection (Multi Zone) ! Select ‘7.1ch FH/FW + ZONE 2’ from the Speaker System menu. ! Select ‘5.1ch Bi-Amp + ZONE 2’ from the Speaker System menu. Speaker system setting page 98 to do this.
  • Page 27 Connecting your equipment [G] 5.2 channel surround system & ZONE 2/ZONE 3 connection (Multi Zone) [H] 5.2 channel surround system & Speaker B Bi-amping connection ! Select ‘5.1ch + ZONE 2+3’ from the Speaker System menu. ! Select ‘5.1ch + SP-B Bi-Amp’ from the Speaker System menu.
  • Page 28 Connecting your equipment [I] 5.2 channel surround system & Front and Surround Bi-amping connection [J] 5.2 channel surround system & Front and Center Bi-amping connection (High quality surround) (High quality surround) ! Select ‘5.1ch F+Surr Bi-Amp’ from the Speaker System menu.
  • Page 29: About The Audio Connection

    HDMI output when connecting this video source. ! If the video signal does not appear on your TV, try adjusting the resolution settings on your component or dis- play. Note that some components (such as video game units) have resolutions that may not be converted. In...
  • Page 30: About Hdmi

    This receiver supports the functions described below through HDMI connections. If you have an HDMI or DVI (with HDCP) equipped component (Blu-ray Disc player (BD), etc.), you can connect it ! Digital transfer of uncompressed video (contents protected by HDCP (1080p/24, 1080p/60, etc.)) to this receiver using a commercially available HDMI cable.
  • Page 31: Connecting Your Dvd Player With No Hdmi Output

    Connecting your equipment ! If you want to listen to the sound of the TV over the receiver, connect the receiver and TV with audio cables. Connecting your DVD player with no HDMI output — When the TV and receiver are connected by HDMI connections, if the TV supports the HDMI ARC (Audio...
  • Page 32: Connecting Your Tv With No Hdmi Input

    (composite, etc.) simultaneously, and it may be necessary to make video output settings. Please refer to the operating instructions supplied with your player for more information. ! If you want to listen to the sound of the TV over the receiver, connect the receiver and TV with audio cables Important (page 30).
  • Page 33: Connecting An Hdd/dvd Recorder, Bd Recorder And Other Video Sources

    HDMI OUT HDD/DVD recorder, BD recorder, etc. HDMI/DVI-compatible monitor recorders and BD recorders. When you set up the receiver you’ll need to tell the receiver which input you connected the recorder to (see also The Input Setup menu page 47).
  • Page 34: Connecting A Satellite/cable Receiver Or Other Set-top Box

    Connecting your equipment ! Even if your set-top box is equipped with an HDMI output terminal, in some cases the sound is output from Connecting a satellite/cable receiver or other set-top box the digital audio output (optical or coaxial) and only the video is output from the HDMI output terminal. In this case, make the HDMI and digital audio connections as shown below.
  • Page 35: Connecting Other Audio Components

    INPUT Powered subwoofer 2 ! If your turntable has line-level outputs (i.e., it has a built-in phono pre-amp), connect it to the ANALOG IN 1 (CD) inputs instead. ANALOG ! You can’t hear HDMI audio through this receiver’s digital out jack.
  • Page 36: Connecting The Multichannel Analog Inputs

    SURROUND SURR BACK To fix the stand to the antenna, bend in the direction indicated by the arrow (fig. a) then clip the loop onto the stand (fig. b). ! If you plan to mount the AM antenna to a wall or other surface, secure the stand with screws (fig. c) before clipping the loop to the stand.
  • Page 37: Multi-zone Setup

    ! When any of the INTERNET RADIO, SiriusXM, PANDORA, MEDIA SERVER, FAVORITES, iPod/USB or ADAPTER PORT inputs is selected in the main zone, it is only possible to select the same input as in the main zone for the sub zone. (Inputs other than the ones listed here can be selected.)
  • Page 38 SUBWOOFER ZONE 2 SUBWOOFER MULTI-ZONE setup using speaker terminals (ZONE 2) Either the surround back or the front wide speaker terminals can be used as the speaker terminals for ZONE 2. For details, see Determining the speakers’ application page Connect a pair of speakers to the surround back or front wide speaker terminals.
  • Page 39 Important ! HDMI IN 6 and IN 7 cannot be selected for ZONE 4. (In the same way, inputs for which HDMI IN 6 or IN 7 is Connect a TV monitor to the VIDEO ZONE 3 OUT jack on this receiver.
  • Page 40: Connecting To The Network Through Lan Interface

    Connect the LAN terminal on this receiver to the LAN terminal on your router (with or without the built-in DHCP server function) with a straight LAN cable (CAT 5 or higher). Turn on the DHCP server function of your router. In case your router does not have the built-in DHCP server func- Connecting an iPod tion, it is necessary to set up the network manually.
  • Page 41: Connecting A Usb Device

    BAND TUNER EDIT ! It is also possible to connect using the cable included with the iPod, but in this case it is not possible to view pictures via the receiver. ! For the cable connection, also refer to the operating instructions for your iPod.
  • Page 42: Using A Usb Cable To Connect To A Pc

    Wireless connection to the network is possible through a wireless LAN connection. Use the separately sold AS-WL300 for connection. By using a USB cable (sold separately) to connect this unit’s USB-DAC IN terminal to the USB port on a PC, this ! Use only the furnished accessory connecting cable.
  • Page 43: Switching Components On And Off Using The 12 Volt Trigger

    IN 2 knot in the cord or tie it with other cables. The power cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be stepped on. A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electric shock. Check the power cord once in a while.
  • Page 44 Basic Setup Changing the OSD display language (OSD Language)............... 45 Automatically conducting optimum sound tuning (Full Auto MCACC) ........45 The Input Setup menu ........................47 Operation Mode Setup ......................... 48 About the Home Menu ......................... 48...
  • Page 45: Changing The Osd Display Language (osd Language)

    Make sure there are no obstacles between the speakers and the microphone. If you have a tripod, use it to place the microphone so that it’s about ear level at your normal listening position. If you do not have a tripod, use some other object to install the microphone.
  • Page 46: Problems When Using The Auto Mcacc Setup

    (taking delay and room characteristics into account) and generally does not need to Make sure the microphone is connected, and if you’re using a subwoofer, make sure it is switched on and set to a be changed.
  • Page 47: The Input Setup Menu

    Setup page b When ARC at HDMI Setup is set to ON, it is not possible to make assignments to the TV input’s Audio In terminals. When you’re finished, press RETURN. c Only the TV and CD inputs can be assigned to ANALOG-1.
  • Page 48: Operation Mode Setup

    Checks the receiver’s IP address. screens and select menu items. Press RETURN to exit the current menu. Audio Parameters The top level in the Home Menu is as shown below. Refer to the respective explanations to set, check and adjust MCACC as necessary.
  • Page 49: Basic Playback

    Playing a source ..........................50 Playing an iPod ..........................51 Playing a USB device ........................52 Playing an MHL-compatible device ....................53 Playing music from a PC ........................ 54 Listening to the radio ........................54 Bluetooth ADAPTER for Wireless Enjoyment of Music .............. 55...
  • Page 50: Playing A Source

    If you’re playing a Dolby Digital or DTS surround sound source, you should hear surround sound. If you are play- low. In this case, the output level of the subwoofer can be increased by 10 dB in the Multi Ch In Setup in ing a stereo source, you will only hear sound from the front left/right speakers in the default listening mode.
  • Page 51: Playing An Ipod

    Press iPod CTRL to switch the iPod controls. ! When listening to a track on the iPod in the main zone, it is possible to control the sub zone, but not to listen to This enables operation and display on your iPod, and this receiver’s remote control and GUI screen become a different track in the sub zone from the one playing in the main zone.
  • Page 52: Playing A Usb Device

    Stops the player and returns to the previous menu. Note If an Over Current message lights in the display, the power requirements of the USB device are too high for this receiver. Try following the points below: ! Switch the receiver off, then on again.
  • Page 53: Playing An Mhl-compatible Device

    2 ch a “MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia.” b Files encoded using Windows Media Codec 9 may be playable but some parts of the specification are not supported; specifi- cally, Pro, Lossless, Voice.
  • Page 54: Playing Music From A Pc

    ! Sound may not be produced if your computer does not support USB 2.0 HS. Tuning directly to a station ! This unit does not support use of a USB hub. Always use a USB cable to connect the unit directly to the Press TUNER to select the tuner.
  • Page 55: Bluetooth Adapter For Wireless Enjoyment Of Music

    Input the name you want. operation Use TUNE +/– (or TUNE i/j of front panel) to select a character, PRESET +/– (or PRESET k/l of front panel) to set the position, and ENTER to confirm your selection. ! About one minute is required between turning the power on and completion of startup.
  • Page 56: Listening To Music Contents Of A Bluetooth Wireless Technology Device With Your System

    If the receiver and Bluetooth wireless technology device are not paired, start over from step 6. can make a group playlist directly on a supported device to play in your home theater through the unit. You and your friends can add songs from your devices to the playlist. Also Air Jam lets you delete the song before anyone has to hear it.
  • Page 57 Enjoying various types of playback using the listening modes ..........58 Selecting MCACC presets ......................60 Choosing the input signal ......................60 Better sound using Phase Control ....................61 Better sound using Phase Control and Full Band Phase Control ..........61...
  • Page 58: Enjoying Various Types Of Playback Using The Listening Modes

    2-channel signals are input, in surround when multi-channel signals are input.) ! Neo:X CINEMA – Up to 9.1 channel sound (surround back and front height or surround back and front wide), especially suited to movie sources Important ! Neo:X MUSIC –...
  • Page 59: Using The Advanced Surround Effects

    ! EXT.STEREO – Gives multichannel sound to a stereo source, using all of your speakers ! 2 Pro Logic IIz HEIGHT+THX CINEMA ! F.S.SURR FOCUS – Use to provide a rich surround sound effect directed to the center of where the front left ! 2 Pro Logic IIz HEIGHT+THX MUSIC and right speakers sound projection area converges.
  • Page 60: Selecting Mcacc Presets

    ! When listening through headphones, you can select ALC, OPTIMUM SURR or PURE DIRECT mode only. ! You may get digital noise when an LD, CD, DVD or BD player compatible with DTS is playing an analog signal. To prevent noise, make the proper digital connections (page 29) and set the signal input to DIGITAL.
  • Page 61: Connecting Your Equipment Better Sound Using Phase Control

    This receiver analyzes the frequency-phase characteristics of the speakers by measuring test signals output from signal. If a crest of a wave meets a trough, then the sound will be ‘out of phase’ and an unreliable sound image the speakers with the supplied microphone, therefore flattening the analyzed frequency-phase characteristics will be produced.
  • Page 62 Full Band Phase Control calibrates frequency phase disturbances (group delay) for the full speaker band (Full Band) (SYMMETRY), but with this unit it is also possible to calibrate the frequency phase characteristics of other speakers to the frequency phase characteristics of the front speakers (FRONT ALIGN).
  • Page 63: Playback With Network Features

    Playback with NETWORK features Introduction ........................... 64 Playback with Network functions ....................65 About network playback ......................66 About playable file formats ......................68...
  • Page 64: Introduction

    ! A network environment is required to use AirPlay. Listening to SiriusXM or Pandora ! The receiver’s name that shows up in the AirPlay UI on iPod touch, iPhone, iPad and iTunes can be changed by dSee Listening to SiriusXM Internet Radio page Friendly Name from Network Setup.
  • Page 65: Playback With Network Functions

    ! In case a domain is configured in a Windows network environment, you cannot access a PC on the network the air but are delivered over the World Wide Web. On this receiver you can select Internet radio stations by genre while you are logged onto the domain.
  • Page 66: About Network Playback

    Press NET repeatedly to select the INTERNET RADIO or MEDIA SERVER. Both broadcast stations not on the vTuner list and stations on the vTuner list can be registered. In this case they are registered on the receiver as favorite broadcast stations and can be played.
  • Page 67: About Playback Behavior Over A Network

    This unit complies with DLNA Interoperability Guidelines v1.5. ! Playback may stall when the PC is switched off or any media files stored on it are deleted while playing content. When a PC running DLNA server software or other DLNA compatible device is connected to this player, some ! If there are problems within the network environment (heavy network traffic, etc.) content may not be displayed...
  • Page 68: About Playable File Formats

    2 ch a “MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia.” b Files encoded using Windows Media Codec 9 may be playable but some parts of the specification are not supported; specifi- cally, Pro, Lossless, Voice.
  • Page 69: Control With Hdmi Function

    Making Control with HDMI connections ..................70 HDMI Setup ............................ 70 Before using synchronization ....................... 71 About synchronized operations ....................71 Setting the PQLS function ......................71 About Sound Retriever Link and Stream Smoother Link ............71 Cautions on the Control with HDMI function ................72...
  • Page 70: About The Control With Hdmi Function

    HDMI cable. Choose whether to set this unit’s Control with HDMI function ON or OFF. You will need to set it to ON to use the ! The receiver’s volume can be set and the sound can be muted using the TV’s remote control.
  • Page 71: Before Using Synchronization

    Set the HDMI Setup’s Control to ON, and set the Control Mode setting to ON. ! When the TV’s power is set to standby, the receiver’s power is also set to standby. (Only when the input for a HDMI Setup page component connected to the receiver by HDMI connection is selected or when watching the TV.)
  • Page 72: Cautions On The Control With Hdmi Function

    (such as an HDMI switch) can cause operational errors. ! Only connect components (Blu-ray Disc player, etc.) you intend to use as a source to the HDMI input of this receiver. Interrupting a direct connection with other amps or an AV converter (such as an HDMI switch) can cause operational errors.
  • Page 73: Using Other Functions

    Setting the Video options ......................76 Switching the speaker terminals ....................78 Using the MULTI-ZONE controls ....................79 Making an audio or a video recording..................79 Network settings from a web browser ..................80 Using the sleep timer ........................80 Dimming the display ........................
  • Page 74: Setting The Audio Options

    ! Note that if a setting doesn’t appear in the AUDIO PARAMETER menu, it is unavailable due to the current is acquired using the Control with HDMI function, and the sound is source, settings and status of the receiver.
  • Page 75 Stage Surround Advance, Sound Retriever Air or Stream Direct modes is selected. ! You can only use the Virtual Height mode if the surround speakers are on and the FH setting is set to NO. It can also not be...
  • Page 76: Setting The Video Options

    Stage Surround Advance, Sound Retriever Air or Stream Direct modes is selected. ! You can only use the Virtual Wide mode if the surround speakers are on and the FW setting is set to NO. It can also not be There are a number of additional picture settings you can make using the VIDEO PARAMETER menu.
  • Page 77 BLK SETUP Sets the black level according to the video input signal. (Black Setup) Normally select 7.5. If the dark parts of the picture are all black with <f> this setting, select 0. (The image is only an example for checking the effect.)
  • Page 78: Switching The Speaker Terminals

    ! When connected to a video device using the component video input, set this setting to ON and watch with the HDMI output. b ! When set to a resolution with which the TV (monitor) is not compatible, no picture is output. Also, in some cases no picture Use SPEAKERS to select a speaker system setting.
  • Page 79: Using The Multi-zone Controls

    ! The volume cannot be adjusted on the receiver if Volume Level at ZONE 2 Setup under ZONE Setup is set to –40 dB Fixed Press the button on the front panel for the zone you want to operate (ZONE 2 ON/OFF, or 0 dB Fixed.
  • Page 80: Network Settings From A Web Browser

    Input the receiver’s IP address into the browser’s address input field. ! HDMI OUT 1 – Switches to SP: A ON. Sound is only output in the room where the A speakers are located. For example, if the receiver’s address is 192.168.1.2, input “http://192.168.1.2/”. Check the receiver’s IP address at ! HDMI OUT 2 –...
  • Page 81: Resetting The System

    Using other functions Setting Default Resetting the system Volume Limit Use this procedure to reset all the receiver’s settings to the factory default. Use the front panel controls to do this. Mute Level FULL Set MULTI-ZONE to MULTI ZONE OFF. Phase Control ! Disconnect the iPod and USB memory device from the receiver beforehand.
  • Page 82: Controlling The Rest Of Your System

    Erasing all learnt settings that are in one input function ............85 Direct function ..........................85 Setting the backlight mode ......................85 About the ALL ZONE STBY (All Zone Standby) and DISCRETE ON (Discrete On) functions ..85 Resetting the remote control settings ..................86 Controlling components ....................... 86...
  • Page 83: About The Remote Setup Menu

    For example, to operate “Receiver 2”, press ‘2’. When the preset code is fully input, the LED flashes three times to indicate that the setting has failed. If this hap- If the LED lights for one second and continues to flash, the setting has been successfully completed.
  • Page 84: Programming Signals From Other Remote Controls

    ! The remote controls should be 3 cm (1 inch) apart. To try out the remote control, switch the component on or off (into standby) by pressing u SOURCE. If it doesn’t seem to work, select the next code from the list (if there is one).
  • Page 85: Erasing All Learnt Settings That Are In One Input Function

    DISCRETE ON (Discrete On) control to set up and listen to a CD on the receiver, and then use the remote control to rewind a tape in your VCR The Discrete On function lets you perform a series of operations: switching to the input you want to play while while you continue to listen to your CD player.
  • Page 86: Resetting The Remote Control Settings

    This remote control can control components after entering the proper codes (see Setting the remote to control ! When preset codes are set, all the signals learned in the input function buttons are cleared. This function is other components page 83 for more on this).
  • Page 87 Controlling the rest of your system TV and Audio/Video components Audio/Video components HDD/BDR/ Button(s) CD/CD-R/SACD MD/DAT TAPE Button(s) TV (Monitor) BD/DVD SAT/CATV u SOURCE POWER ON/OFF POWER ON/OFF POWER ON/OFF POWER ON/OFF POWER ON/ POWER ON/ POWER ON/ POWER ON/...
  • Page 88 Controlling the rest of your system TV (Projector) Button(s) TV (Projector) u SOURCE POWER ON MOVIE STANDARD DYNAMIC USER1 USER2 USER3 COLOR+ SHARP+ GAMMA COLOR– !/CLR SHARP– ENTER (CLASS) COLOR TEMP EXIT INFO i/j/k/l i/j/k/l ENTER ENTER TEST HIDE MENU...
  • Page 89: The Advanced Mcacc Menu

    The Advanced MCACC menu Making receiver settings from the Advanced MCACC menu ............ 90 Automatic MCACC (Expert)......................90 Manual MCACC setup ........................92 Checking MCACC Data ........................95 Data Management ......................... 96...
  • Page 90: Making Receiver Settings From The Advanced Mcacc Menu

    (both before- and after-calibration) that this receiver had been storing will be overwritten. the aim of making it possible for home users to perform adjustments of the same level as in a studio easily and — When measurement is performed with other than SYMMETRY (after selecting ALL or Keep SP System), with high precision.
  • Page 91 You can also choose to view the settings by selecting individual parameters from the MCACC Data Check screen If you have a tripod, use it to place the microphone so that it’s about ear level at your normal listening position. If...
  • Page 92: Manual Mcacc Setup

    Adjust the level of the left channel. Manual MCACC setup This will be the reference speaker level, so you may want to keep the level around 0.0dB so that you’ll have plenty of room to adjust the other speaker levels.
  • Page 93: Standing Wave

    Use i/j to select the channel. channel. Use k/l to select the frequency and i/j to boost or cut the EQ. When you’re finished, go back to the top of — If the Reverb View procedure is performed after the Automatically conducting optimum sound tuning the screen and press k to return to Ch, then use i/j to select the channel.
  • Page 94 Press RETURN when you’re done. ! The distance for all the channels can only be made uniform even if the R (front right) channel is adjusted in The reverb characteristics are displayed when the Full Auto MCACC or Reverb Measurement measurements the proper order.
  • Page 95: Checking Mcacc Data

    The level of the various channels set at the selected MCACC preset is displayed. ‘---’ is displayed for channels that No Data is displayed if the selected group delay has not been measured.
  • Page 96: Data Management

    From this menu you can copy from one preset to another, name presets for easier identification and clear any If you are no longer using one of the MCACC presets stored in memory, you can choose to clear the calibration ones you don’t need.
  • Page 97: The System Setup And Other Setup Menus

    The System Setup and Other Setup menus Making receiver settings from the System Setup menu ............98 Manual speaker setup ........................98 Network Setup menu ........................100 Checking the Network Information ...................101 The Other Setup menu ........................102 MHL Setup ............................104...
  • Page 98: The System Setup And Other Setup Menus Making Receiver Settings From The System Setup Menu

    ! Manual SP Setup – Sets the type of connection used for surround back terminals and the size, number dis- ! 7.1ch + Speaker B – Select to use the B speaker terminals to listen to stereo playback in another room (see...
  • Page 99: Speaker Setting

    You will return to the Manual SP Setup menu. — If you have a subwoofer and like lots of bass, it may seem logical to select LARGE for your front speakers and PLUS for the subwoofer. This may not, however, yield the best bass results. Depending on the speaker...
  • Page 100: Network Setup Menu

    Primary DNS Server/Secondary DNS Server In case there is only one DNS server address provided by your ISP on paper, enter it in the ‘Primary DNS Server’ field. In case there are more than two DNS server addresses, enter ‘Secondary DNS Server’ in the other DNS...
  • Page 101: Checking The Network Information

    Step 4. Select ‘Parental Lock’ from the Network Setup menu. If there is no DHCP server on the network and you select ON, this receiver will use its own Auto IP function to Input the password. determine the IP address.
  • Page 102: The Other Setup Menu

    The volume can be set so that it is always set to the same level when the receiver’s power is turned on. Select ‘System Setup’ from the Home Menu. ! LAST (default) – When the power is turned on, the volume is set to the same level as when the power was last Select ‘Other Setup’, then press ENTER.
  • Page 103 ! Update via Internet – The receiver checks whether updatable software is available via the Internet. to fix it to a specific volume (–40 dB Fixed or 0 dB Fixed). This is set to Variable upon shipment from the factory, ! Update via USB Memory –...
  • Page 104: Mhl Setup

    ! +10dB – Outputs sound of the subwoofer at the level increased by 10 dB. 5.1ch Bi-Amp + ZONE 2 or 5.1ch + ZONE 2+3. When set to 7.1ch + ZONE 2, the ZONE 2 TONE effect is not Select the ‘Video Input’ setting you want.
  • Page 105: Faq

    Troubleshooting ..........................106 Power ............................106 No sound ............................106 Other audio problems .........................107 ADAPTER PORT terminal ......................108 Video .............................108 Settings ............................108 Professional Calibration EQ graphical output ................109 Display ............................109 Remote control ..........................109 HDMI .............................110 AVNavigator ..........................110 USB interface ..........................111 iPod ...............................111 Network............................111...
  • Page 106: Troubleshooting

    Pioneer authorized independent service company. ! If the power cannot be turned off, press and hold u STANDBY/ON on the front panel for over 10 seconds. The Display blinks 12V TRG ERR.
  • Page 107: Other Audio Problems

    You can only make a digital recording from a digital source, and an analog recording No sound from the speakers. Check the AMP setting. Set it to ON when you want to output sound from all the speakers from an analog source.
  • Page 108: Adapter Port Terminal

    — Turn off the power of the monitor connected to the HDMI terminal. ated. Sound from the Bluetooth wire- such an object is near the unit, set the unit far from it. Or, stop using the object emitting — Change the VIDEO PARAMETER menu RES setting (see...
  • Page 109: Professional Calibration Eq Graphical Output

    Low frequencies used in bass management (the subwoofer channel) will not change for Be sure to operate within 7 m (23 ft.) and a 30º angle of the remote sensor on the front not seem to have been calibrated for...
  • Page 110: Hdmi

    Depending on the connected source component, it’s possible that it will not work with Connect the TV to the HDMI OUT 1 terminal and set the HDMI output to HDMI OUT 1. this receiver (even if it is HDCP-compatible). In this case, connect using the component Then turn on first the TV’s power, then this receiver’s power.
  • Page 111: Usb Interface

    (page 100). connected and displayed, devices, including FAT 12, NTFS, and either FAT 16 or FAT 32. Note that the FAT 12, NTFS, and After this, press Detection in AVNavigator to redetect the receiver. but the audio files stored HFS, cannot be played back on this...
  • Page 112 The component connected to the Try changing the settings for the component connected to There is a connection routed through There may be a shortage of bandwidth on the 2.4 GHz band network does not permit file sharing. the network.
  • Page 113: Usb-dac

    Next, set the wireless LAN converter’s IP address to “192.168.1.249” (*2). (*1) Set the “XXX” in “192.168.1.XXX” to a number between 2 and 248 that is not assigned to other devices. (*2) Set the “249” in “192.168.1.249” to a number between 2 and 249 that is not assigned to other devices.
  • Page 114 The access point is set to conceal the SSID. ! In this case, the SSID may not be displayed on the access point list screen. If not, set the SSID, etc., by making the wireless LAN converter settings on the receiver manually.
  • Page 115 About FLAC ..........................118 Windows 7 ...........................118 MHL ...............................118 Auto Surround, ALC and Stream Direct with different input signal formats ......119 Speaker Setting Guide ........................ 119 About messages displayed when using network functions ............ 120 Important information regarding the HDMI connection ............121 Cleaning the unit .........................121...
  • Page 116: Surround Sound Formats

    The human ear changes our perception of a sound depending on the direction from which the sound is coming. In a movie theatre, there is an array of surround speakers so that the surround information is all around you. In a home theatre, you use only two speakers located to the side of your head.
  • Page 117: About Ipod

    In a movie theatre, a large number of surround speakers help create an enveloping surround sound experience, but in a home theatre there are usually only two speakers. This can make the surround speakers sound like head- phones that lack spaciousness and envelopment. The surround sounds will also collapse into the closest speaker as you move away from the middle seating position.
  • Page 118: About Flac

    ! Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
  • Page 119: Auto Surround, Alc And Stream Direct With Different Input Signal Formats

    Step 1: Speaker layout and distance adjustment Other stereo sources Stereo playback Stereo playback Use speaker stands or the like to make sure the speakers are steady, and leave at least 10 cm (4 inches) from the Analog sources As above ANALOG DIRECT (stereo) surrounding walls.
  • Page 120: About Messages Displayed When Using Network Functions

    If the subwoofer must be installed near a wall, place it at an angle so that it is not parallel to the wall surface. This Refer to the following information when you come up with a status message while operating the Network can help reduce any sympathetic vibrations, but depending on the shape of the room this could result in stand- functions.
  • Page 121: Important Information Regarding The Hdmi Connection

    ! Use a polishing cloth or dry cloth to wipe off dust and dirt. ! When the surface is dirty, wipe with a soft cloth dipped in some neutral cleanser diluted five or six times with water, and wrung out well, and then wipe again with a dry cloth. Do not use furniture wax or cleansers.
  • Page 122: Glossary

    Dolby TrueHD A mode for playing the sound of games with spatial fidelity. In many cases the sound is mixed in the same way as Dolby TrueHD is the lossless encoding technology developed for high-definition optical discs in the upcoming for movies, but this mode is meant for small environments rather than the large environments of theaters.
  • Page 123 TV can be input via the HDMI OUT terminal. For more information check the official Microsoft website. The sound of the TV can be input from the receiver’s HDMI OUT terminal, so connection with the TV can be com- Windows Media DRM pleted with a single HDMI cable.
  • Page 124 A short-range wireless communications standard for digital devices. Information is exchanged between devices several meters to several tens of meters apart using radio waves. It uses radio waves on the 2.4 GHz band which does not require applications for licenses or usage registration for applications conducting wireless exchange of digital information at relatively low speeds, such as computer mouses and keyboards, mobile phones, smart- phones, text and audio information for PDAs, etc.
  • Page 125: The Advanced Mcacc Menu Features Index

    Playing a USB device page Operation Mode Slideshow Operation Mode Setup page Playing back photo files stored on a USB memory device page AVNavigator Bluetooth ADAPTER About using AVNavigator (included CD-ROM) page Bluetooth ADAPTER for Wireless Enjoyment of Music...
  • Page 126: Specifications

    6 W ..................... 190 W (SC-68)*** / 180 W (SC-67)*** per channel Signal-to-Noise Ratio (IHF, short circuited, A network) * Measured pursuant to the Federal Trade Commission’s Trade Regulation rule on Power Output Claims for LINE .................................. 103 dB Amplifiers Tuner Section ** 1 kHz with no more than 0.08 %**** total harmonic distortion...
  • Page 127 Quick start guide Safety Brochure Warranty sheet Note ! Specifications and the design are subject to possible modifications without notice, due to improvements. ! This product includes FontAvenue ® fonts licensed by NEC Corporation. FontAvenue is a registered trademark of...
  • Page 128: Preset Code List

    You should have no problem controlling a component if you find the manufacturer in this list, but please note that Philips 0003, 0004, 0007, 0103, 0104 there are cases where codes for the manufacturer in the list will not work for the model that you are using. There 0019, 0020, 0101 Syntax 0054 are also cases where only certain functions may be controllable after assigning the proper preset code.
  • Page 129 Additional information If operations are not possible using the preset codes below, you may be able to conduct operations with the preset Pioneer 1035, 1108 Garrard 1005 Microsoft 1017 Sanky 1018 codes for the BD, DVR (BDR, HDR). ABS 1017...
  • Page 130 Jebsee 6122 Myrio 6077, 6078 AV Receiver Bell & Howell 6122 Director 6073 Jerrold 6073, 6072, 6122 Noos 6040 Bright House 6074, 6029 Emerson 6122 Knology 6029 Pioneer 5096 (ID 1), 5097 (ID 2), 5098 (ID 3), 5099 (ID 4),...
  • Page 131 PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 5 Arco Lane, Heatherton, Victoria, 3202, Australia, TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho 138 10 piso Col.Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico, D.F. 11000 TEL: 55-9178-4270 K002_B3_En © 2012 PIONEER CORPORATION.

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  • Don Olander Sep 11, 2018 04:34:
    your reset instructio​n worked like a charm, even though no LED lit. Saved me and 3-4 weeks waiting if I bought one online.