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AV Receiver
Owner's Manual
Read the supplied booklet "Safety Brochure" before using the unit.
English

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  • Page 1 AV Receiver Owner’s Manual Read the supplied booklet “Safety Brochure” before using the unit. English...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Accessories ............5 7 Connecting other devices .
  • Page 3 Registering favorite radio stations (presets) ............54 Configuring sound programs/surround decoders Radio Data System tuning .
  • Page 4 Yamaha technologies ........
  • Page 5: Accessories

    Accessories Operating range of the remote control Check that the following accessories are supplied with the product. • Point the remote control at the remote control sensor on the unit and remain within the operating range shown below. Remote control Batteries (AAA, R03, UM-4) (x2) (RX-V773) (RX-V673)
  • Page 6: Features

    FEATURES What you can do with the unit Wide variety of supported content Supports 2- to 7.1-channel (plus presence) speaker system. Allows you to enjoy your favorite . p.58 • iPod/iPhone/iPad acoustic spaces in various styles. . p.62 • USB .
  • Page 7: Full Of Useful Functions

    Full of useful functions! Useful tips The combination of video/audio input jacks does not ❑ Connecting various devices (p.28) ❑ Creating 3-dimensional sound fields (p.48) match an external device... A number of HDMI jacks and various input/output jacks Connecting presence speakers allows you to create a Use “Audio In”...
  • Page 8: Part Names And Functions

    Part names and functions Front panel (RX-V773) 3 4 5 6 MAIN ZONE PURE DIRECT ZONE 2 ZONE CONTROL INFO MEMORY PRESET TUNING INPUT VOLUME SCENE RADIO VIDEO PHONES YPAO MIC TONE CONTROL PROGRAM STRAIGHT SILENT CINEMA HDMI IN VIDEO iPod/iPhone/iPad 2.1A MAIN ZONE z key...
  • Page 9: Front Panel (rx-v673)

    Front panel (RX-V673) 6 7 8 MAIN ZONE YPAO MIC PURE DIRECT MEMORY PRESET TUNING ZONE 2 ZONE CONTROL INFO VOLUME SCENE RADIO VIDEO PHONES INPUT TONE CONTROL PROGRAM STRAIGHT SILENT CINEMA HDMI IN VIDEO iPod/iPhone/iPad 2.1A MAIN ZONE z key MEMORY key SCENE keys Turns on/off (standby) the unit.
  • Page 10: Front Display (indicators)

    Front display (indicators) VOL. ENHANCER ADAPTIVE DRC SLEEP ZONE STEREO PARTY TUNED MUTE OUT 1 SBL SB SBR HDMI PARTY (RX-V773 only) Speaker indicators Lights up when HDMI signals are being input or output. Lights up when the unit is in the party mode. (p.76) Indicate speaker terminals from which signals are output.
  • Page 11: Rear Panel (rx-v773)

    REMOTE IN/OUT jacks For connecting to an optional accessory. (General model only) For connecting to a Yamaha product that supports SCENE Selects the switch position according to your local voltage link playback (p.34) or for connecting to an infrared signal NETWORK jack (p.35).
  • Page 12: Rear Panel (rx-v673)

    (p.27). VOLTAGE SELECTOR REMOTE IN/OUT jacks (General model only) For connecting to a Yamaha product that supports SCENE Selects the switch position according to your local voltage link playback (p.34) or for connecting to an infrared signal (p.35).
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    Remote control Remote control signal transmitter Radio keys Transmits infrared signals. Operate the FM/AM radio when “TUNER” is selected as the SOURCE z key input source (p.53). SOURCE RECEIVER BAND Switches between FM and AM radio Turns on/off an external device. PRESET Select a preset station.
  • Page 14: Preparations

    PREPARATIONS General setup procedure Placing speakers (p.15) Select the speaker layout for the number of speakers that you are using and place them in your room. Connecting speakers (p.19) Connect the speakers to the unit. Connecting a TV (p.23) Connect a TV to the unit. Connecting playback devices (p.28) Connect video devices (such as BD/DVD players) and audio devices (such as CD players) to the unit.
  • Page 15: Placing Speakers

    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker placement Placing speakers Select the speaker layout for the number of speakers that you are using and place the speakers and subwoofer (with built-in amplifier) in your room. This section describes the representative speaker layout examples.
  • Page 16: Channel System

    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker placement 7.1+2-channel system 7.1-channel system (using surround back speakers) • The surround back speakers and presence speakers do not produce sounds simultaneously. The unit automatically changes the speakers to be used, depending on the selected CINEMA DSP (p.48). 6.1-channel system 7.1-channel system (using presence speakers) PREPARATIONS ➤...
  • Page 17 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker placement 5.1-channel system 3.1-channel system 4.1-channel system 2.1-channel system PREPARATIONS ➤ Placing speakers...
  • Page 18 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker placement ■ Setting the speaker impedance Under its default settings, the unit is configured for 8-ohm speakers. When connecting 6-ohm speakers, set the speaker impedance to “6 Ω MIN”. In this case, you can also use 4-ohm speakers as the front speakers.
  • Page 19: Connecting Speakers

    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker connections Connecting speakers Connect the speakers placed in your room to the unit. 7.1+2-channel system 7.1-channel system The following diagrams provide connections for 7.1+2-, (using surround back speakers) 7.1-, and 6.1-channel systems as examples. For other systems, connect speakers while referring to the connection diagram for the 6.1-channel system.
  • Page 20: Connecting Speaker Cables

    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker connections ■ 7.1-channel system 6.1-channel system Connecting speaker cables (using presence speakers) Speaker cables have two wires. One is for connecting the negative (-) terminal of the unit and the speaker, and the other is for the positive (+) terminal.
  • Page 21: Connecting Subwoofer

    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Speaker connections Push-type speaker terminals Connecting front speakers that Caution (RX-V673 only) support bi-amp connections • Before making bi-amp connections, remove any brackets or a Remove approximately 10 mm (3/8”) of insulation from cables that connect a woofer with a tweeter.
  • Page 22: Input/output Jacks And Cables

    Input/output jacks and cables ■ ■ ■ Video/audio jacks Video jacks Audio jacks ❑ HDMI jacks ❑ COMPONENT VIDEO jacks ❑ OPTICAL jacks Transmit digital video and digital sound through a single Transmit video signals separated into three Transmit digital audio signals. Use a digital optical jack.
  • Page 23: Connecting A Tv

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TV connection Connecting a TV ■ Connect a TV to the unit so that video input to the unit can be output to the TV. Connection Method 1 (HDMI Control/ARC-compatible TV) You can also enjoy playback of TV audio on the unit.
  • Page 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TV connection ❑ Necessary settings Configure the settings for HDMI Control. To use HDMI Control and ARC, you need to configure the following settings. a Enable HDMI Control on the TV and playback devices (such as HDMI For details on settings and operating your TV, refer to the instruction manual for the TV.
  • Page 25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TV connection ■ ❑ Necessary settings Connection Method 2 (HDMI Control-compatible TV) To use HDMI Control, you need to configure the following settings. Connect the TV to the unit with an HDMI cable and a digital optical cable. For details on settings and operating your TV, refer to the instruction manual for the TV.
  • Page 26 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TV connection ■ Connection Method 3 (TV with HDMI input jacks) Configure the settings for HDMI Control. Connect the TV to the unit with an HDMI cable and a digital optical cable. a Enable HDMI Control on the TV and playback devices (such as a HDMI Control-compatible BD/DVD player).
  • Page 27: Connecting Another Tv Or A Projector

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TV connection ■ ❑ VIDEO (composite video) connection (with a video pin cable) Connection Method 4 (TV without HDMI input jacks) When connecting any video device to the AV 1–2 (COMPONENT VIDEO) jacks of the MONITOR OUT unit, connect the TV to the MONITOR OUT (COMPONENT VIDEO) jacks.
  • Page 28: Connecting Playback Devices

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Playback device connections Connecting playback devices ■ The unit is equipped with a variety of input jacks including HDMI input jacks to allow Component video connection you to connect different types of playback devices. For information on how to connect Connect a video device to the unit with a component video cable and an audio cable an iPod or a USB storage device, see the following pages.
  • Page 29: Changing The Combination Of Video/audio Input Jacks

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Playback device connections ■ ■ Composite video connection Changing the combination of video/audio input jacks Connect a video device to the unit with a video pin cable and an audio cable (digital If the combination of video/audio input jacks available on the unit does not match your coaxial, digital optical, or stereo pin cable).
  • Page 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Playback device connections Use the cursor keys to select “Audio In” and press ENTER. • The following operation is available only when your TV is connected to the unit via HDMI. Use the cursor keys to select “AV5”...
  • Page 31: Connecting Audio Devices (such As Cd Players)

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Playback device connections Connecting audio devices (such as CD players) Connecting to the jacks on the front panel Connect audio devices such as CD players, MD players, and a turntable to the unit. Use the VIDEO AUX jack to temporarily connect devices such as game consoles and Depending on the audio output jacks available on your audio device, choose one of the camcorders to the unit.
  • Page 32: Connecting The Fm/am Antennas

    1 2 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 FM/AM antenna connections Network connections Connecting the FM/AM antennas Connecting to a network Connect the supplied FM/AM antennas to the unit. Connect the unit to your router with a commercially-available STP network cable (CAT-5 or higher straight cable).
  • Page 33: Connecting Other Devices

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Other connections SUBWOOFER1–2 jacks Connecting other devices For connecting a subwoofer with built-in amplifier. When 2 subwoofers are connected, the same sound is output from them. CENTER jack Connecting an external power amplifier Outputs center channel sounds.
  • Page 34: Connecting A Device That Supports Scene Link Playback (remote Connection)

    • If you connect a Yamaha product that supports the SCENE link playback function, to the REMOTE OUT jack, you can remotely start playback on it by linking with a scene selection (p.46). To enable the SCENE link playback function, specify the device type in “Device Control”...
  • Page 35: Connecting The Power Cable

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Power cable connection Connecting the power cable Before connecting the power cable (General model only) Set the switch position of VOLTAGE SELECTOR according to your local voltage. Voltages are AC 110–120/220–240 V, 50/60 Hz. •...
  • Page 36: Selecting An On-screen Menu Language

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Language setting Selecting an on-screen menu language SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER RECEIVER z HDMI HDMI Select the desired on-screen menu language from English To confirm the setting, press ENTER. V-AUX V-AUX (default), Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Russian and Chinese.
  • Page 37: Optimizing The Speaker Settings Automatically (ypao)

    RECEIVER RECEIVER RECEIVER z HDMI HDMI The Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) function Place the YPAO microphone at your listening V-AUX V-AUX detects speaker connections, measures the distances from them to your listening position(s), and then automatically optimizes the...
  • Page 38 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Automatic speaker setup The following screen appears on the TV. SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER (RX-V773 only) If desired, change the measuring (RX-V673) HDMI HDMI method (multi/single). a Use the cursor keys to select “Multi Position” and press ENTER. V-AUX V-AUX b Use the cursor keys to select a setting and then press ENTER.
  • Page 39: Measuring At One Listening Position (single Measure)

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Automatic speaker setup Measuring at one listening position Multi measure SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Single measure (5 listening positions) (single measure) HDMI HDMI Follow the procedure below for measurement. V-AUX V-AUX AUDIO AUDIO...
  • Page 40: Measuring At Multiple Listening Positions (multi Measure) (rx-v773 Only)

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Automatic speaker setup Measuring at multiple listening positions SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Use the cursor keys to select “Save/Cancel” and (multi measure) (RX-V773 only) HDMI HDMI press ENTER. When “Multi Position” is set to “Yes”, follow the procedure below for V-AUX V-AUX To save the measurement results, use the cursor...
  • Page 41: Checking The Measurement Results

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Automatic speaker setup SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER When the measurements at the positions you want Disconnect the YPAO microphone from the unit. HDMI HDMI to measure are completed, use the cursor keys to This completes optimization of the speaker settings.
  • Page 42: Reloading The Previous Ypao Adjustments

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Automatic speaker setup Reloading the previous YPAO adjustments SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Use the cursor keys to select an item HDMI HDMI When the speaker settings you have configured manually are not Polarity of each speaker suitable, follow the procedure below to discard the manual settings V-AUX...
  • Page 43: Error Messages

    Connect the YPAO microphone to the YPAO MIC jack firmly and follow the on-screen instructions to start the E-8: No Signal The YPAO microphone cannot detect test tones. measurement again. If this error occurs repeatedly, contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. E-9: User Cancel The measurement has been canceled.
  • Page 44: Warning Messages

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Automatic speaker setup Warning messages If a warning message is displayed after the measurement, you can still save the measurement results by following on-screen instructions. However, we recommend you perform YPAO again in order to use the unit with the optimal speaker settings. Warning message Cause Remedy...
  • Page 45: Playback

    PLAYBACK SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI Basic playback procedure V-AUX Input selection keys AUDIO Selecting an HDMI output jack (RX-V773 only) Turn on the external devices (such as a TV or TUNER BD/DVD player) connected to the unit. MAIN MAIN ZONE 2 ZONE 2 PARTY...
  • Page 46: Selecting The Input Source And Favorite Settings With One Touch

    • The SCENE link playback function allows you to start playback of an external device connected to the unit via HDMI or of a Yamaha product connected to the REMOTE OUT jack. To enable SCENE link playback, specify the device type in “Device Control”...
  • Page 47: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Selecting the sound mode SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI The unit is equipped with a variety of sound programs and On-screen sound program/surround decoder selection V-AUX V-AUX surround decoders that allow you to enjoy playback sources with your favorite sound mode (such as sound field effect or stereo a Press ON SCREEN.
  • Page 48: Enjoying Sound Field Effects (cinema Dsp)

    You’ll never get tired listening for long periods. The unit is equipped with a variety of sound programs that utilize Yamaha’s original DSP technology (CINEMA DSP). It allows you to easily create sound fields like actual movie This program reproduces monaural video sources, such as classic movies, in an atmosphere of a good old movie theater.
  • Page 49 ■ Sound programs suitable for music/stereo playback (MUSIC) The following sound programs are optimized for listening to music sources. You can also select stereo playback. ❑ CLASSICAL This program simulates a Munich concert hall with approximately 2,500 seats that uses stylish wood for the interior finishing. Fine, beautiful Hall in Munich reverberations spread richly, creating a calming atmosphere.
  • Page 50: Enjoying Unprocessed Playback

    ■ Enjoying stereoscopic sound fields Enjoying unprocessed playback SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER (CINEMA DSP 3D) HDMI HDMI You can play back input sources without any sound field effect processing. V-AUX V-AUX ■ AUDIO AUDIO CINEMA DSP 3D creates a natural stereoscopic sound field in your Playing back in original channels room.
  • Page 51: Enjoying Pure High Fidelity Sound (pure Direct)

    ■ Playing back 2-channel sources in Enjoying pure high fidelity sound (Pure Direct) SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER multichannel (surround decoder) HDMI HDMI When the Pure Direct mode is enabled, the unit plays back the The surround decoder enables unprocessed multichannel selected source with the least circuitry in order to reduce the V-AUX V-AUX...
  • Page 52: Enjoying Compressed Music With Enhanced Sound (compressed Music Enhancer)

    Enjoying compressed music with enhanced SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER sound (Compressed Music Enhancer) HDMI HDMI V-AUX V-AUX AUDIO AUDIO Compressed Music Enhancer adds depth and breadth to the TUNER TUNER sound, allowing you to enjoy a dynamic sound close to the original MAIN MAIN ZONE 2...
  • Page 53: Listening To Fm/am Radio

    Listening to FM/AM radio SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI You can tune into a radio station by specifying its frequency or Selecting a frequency for reception V-AUX V-AUX selecting from registered radio stations. AUDIO AUDIO Press TUNER to select “TUNER” as the input •...
  • Page 54: Registering Favorite Radio Stations (presets)

    ■ Registering favorite radio stations (presets) Selecting a preset station SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Tune into a registered radio station by selecting its preset number. HDMI HDMI You can register up to 40 radio stations as presets. Once you have registered stations, you can easily tune into them by selecting their Press TUNER to select “TUNER”...
  • Page 55: Radio Data System Tuning

    Radio Data System tuning SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER • “Program Service”, “Program Type”, “Radio Text”, and “Clock Time” are not HDMI HDMI (U.K. and Europe models only) displayed if the radio station does not provide the Radio Data System service. Radio Data System is a data transmission system used by FM V-AUX V-AUX...
  • Page 56: Operating The Radio On The Tv

    Operating the radio on the TV Menu Submenu Function SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI (U.K. and Europe models only) You can view the radio information or select a radio station on the Switches to FM/AM. V-AUX V-AUX Tuning (+/-) Selects a frequency.
  • Page 57 ■ Browse screen SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI V-AUX V-AUX AUDIO AUDIO TUNER TUNER MAIN MAIN ZONE 2 ZONE 2 PARTY PARTY HDMI OUT HDMI OUT SCENE SCENE RADIO RADIO Preset station list PROGRAM PROGRAM MUTE MUTE VOLUME VOLUME Displays the list of preset stations.
  • Page 58: Playing Back Ipod Music

    Playing back iPod music You can play back iPod music on the unit using a USB cable Connecting an iPod supplied with the iPod. Connect your iPod to the unit with the USB cable supplied with the iPod. • Some features may not be compatible, depending on the model or software version of the iPod.
  • Page 59: Playback Of Ipod Content

    ■ Playback of iPod content Browse screen SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI Follow the procedure below to operate the iPod contents and start playback. V-AUX V-AUX You can control the iPod with the menu displayed on the TV screen. AUDIO AUDIO Press USB to select “USB”...
  • Page 60: Playback Screen

    ■ ■ Playback screen Operating the iPod itself or remote control SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER (simple play) HDMI HDMI V-AUX V-AUX Press MODE to switch to the simple play mode. The TV menu screen turns off and iPod operations are AUDIO AUDIO enabled.
  • Page 61 ■ Repeat/shuffle settings SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER You can configure the repeat/shuffle settings of your iPod. HDMI HDMI V-AUX V-AUX • During simple play, configure the repeat/shuffle settings directly on your iPod or AUDIO AUDIO press MODE to display the TV menu screen and then follow the procedure below. TUNER TUNER When “USB”...
  • Page 62: Playing Back Music Stored On A Usb Storage Device

    Playing back music stored on a USB storage device SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI You can play back music files stored on a USB storage device on V-AUX V-AUX the unit. Refer to the instruction manuals for the USB storage •...
  • Page 63 ■ Browse screen SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Use the cursor keys to select an item and press HDMI HDMI ENTER. If a song is selected, playback starts and the playback V-AUX V-AUX screen is displayed. AUDIO AUDIO TUNER TUNER MAIN MAIN ZONE 2 ZONE 2...
  • Page 64 ■ ■ Playback screen Repeat/shuffle settings SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER You can configure the repeat/shuffle settings for playback of USB HDMI HDMI storage device contents. V-AUX V-AUX When “USB” is selected as the input source, press AUDIO AUDIO OPTION. TUNER TUNER MAIN MAIN...
  • Page 65: Playing Back Music Stored On Media Servers (pcs/nas)

    Playing back music stored on media servers (PCs/NAS) SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI You can play back music files stored on your PC or Playback of PC music contents V-AUX V-AUX DLNA-compatible NAS on the unit. Follow the procedure below to operate the PC music contents and AUDIO AUDIO start playback.
  • Page 66 ■ Browse screen SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Use the cursor keys to select an item and press HDMI HDMI ENTER. If a song is selected, playback starts and the playback V-AUX V-AUX screen is displayed. AUDIO AUDIO TUNER TUNER MAIN MAIN ZONE 2 ZONE 2...
  • Page 67 ■ ■ Playback screen Repeat/shuffle settings SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER You can configure the repeat/shuffle settings for the playback of PC HDMI HDMI music content. V-AUX V-AUX When “SERVER” is selected as the input source, AUDIO AUDIO press OPTION. TUNER TUNER MAIN MAIN...
  • Page 68: Listening To Internet Radio

    Listening to Internet radio SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI You can listen to Internet radio stations from all over the world. Press NET repeatedly to select “NET RADIO” as the V-AUX V-AUX You can control the Internet radio with the menu displayed on the input source.
  • Page 69 ■ ■ Browse screen Playback screen SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI V-AUX V-AUX AUDIO AUDIO TUNER TUNER MAIN MAIN ZONE 2 ZONE 2 PARTY PARTY HDMI OUT HDMI OUT SCENE SCENE RADIO RADIO Playback indicator Playback indicator PROGRAM PROGRAM MUTE MUTE VOLUME...
  • Page 70: Playing Back Itunes/ipod Music Via A Network (airplay)

    Playing back iTunes/iPod music via a network (AirPlay) The AirPlay function allows you to play back iTunes/iPod music on Playback of iTunes/iPod music contents the unit via network. Follow the procedure below to play back iTunes/iPod music iTunes contents on the unit. Turn on the unit, and start iTunes on the PC or display the playback screen on the iPod.
  • Page 71 Menu Submenu Function SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER • The playback screen is available only when your TV is connected to the unit via Resumes playback from pause. HDMI HDMI HDMI. Stops playback temporarily. V-AUX V-AUX Play Control Skips forward/backward. • You can turn on the unit automatically when starting playback on iTunes or iPod by AUDIO AUDIO setting “Network Standby”...
  • Page 72: Playing Back Music In Multiple Rooms (multi-zone)

    Playing back music in multiple rooms (multi-zone) The multi-zone function allows you to play back different input Preparing Zone2 sources in the room where the unit is installed (main zone) and in another room (Zone2). Connect the device that will be used in Zone2 to the unit. The For example, while you are watching TV in the living room (main connection method varies depending on the amplifier being used zone), another person can listen to radio in the study room (Zone2).
  • Page 73: Using An External Amplifier

    ■ ■ Using the unit’s internal amplifier Using an external amplifier Connect the speakers placed in Zone2 to the unit with speaker Connect the external amplifier (with volume control) placed in cables. Zone2 to the unit with a stereo pin cable. To utilize the EXTRA SP terminals for Zone2 speakers, set “Power The unit (rear) Amp Assign”...
  • Page 74 An infrared signal transmitter is not required if you are using (remote connection) Yamaha products that support remote connections, as the unit You can operate the unit and external devices from Zone2 using the does. You can transmit remote control signals by connecting the...
  • Page 75: Controlling Zone2

    Controlling Zone2 SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Start playback on the external device or select a RECEIVER z HDMI HDMI radio station. Set MAIN/ZONE2 to “ZONE2”. Refer to the instruction manual for the external device. V-AUX V-AUX AV 5–6 AUDIO 1–2 For details on the following operations, see the Press RECEIVER z.
  • Page 76 ■ Enjoying the same source in multiple SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER rooms (party mode) HDMI HDMI (RX-V773 only) V-AUX V-AUX The party mode allows you to play back in Zone2 the same music that is being played back in the main zone. During the party mode, AUDIO AUDIO stereo playback is automatically selected for all zones.
  • Page 77: Viewing The Current Status

    Viewing the current status SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI V-AUX V-AUX Switching information on the front display Input source group Item AUDIO AUDIO Song (song title), Album (album name), Station NET RADIO (station name), DSP Program (sound mode name), Press INFO.
  • Page 78: Configuring Playback Settings For Different Playback Sources

    Configuring playback settings for different playback sources (Option menu) You can configure separate playback settings for different playback sources. This Option menu items menu is available on the front panel (or on the TV screen), allowing you to easily configure settings during playback. Press OPTION.
  • Page 79 ■ ■ Tone Control (Tone Control) CINEMA DSP 3D Mode (CINEMA DSP 3D) Adjusts the high-frequency range (Treble) and low-frequency range (Bass) of sounds. Enables/disables CINEMA DSP 3D (p.50). If this function is set to “On”, CINEMA DSP 3D functions with the selected sound programs (except 2ch Stereo and 7ch Stereo). Choices Treble (Treble), Bass (Bass) Settings...
  • Page 80 ■ ❑ Subwoofer Trim (SW.Trim) Extended Surround (EXTD Surround) Fine-adjusts the subwoofer volume. Selects how to play back 5.1- to 7.1-channel sources when surround back speakers are used. Setting range -6.0 dB to +6.0 dB (0.5 dB increments) Settings Default Automatically selects the most suitable decoder if signals that contain 0.0 dB Auto (Auto)
  • Page 81: Configurations

    CONFIGURATIONS Configuring input sources (Input menu) Use the cursor keys (q/w) to select an item and press ENTER. You can change the input source settings using the TV screen. Press ON SCREEN. Use the cursor keys to select “Input” and press ENTER. •...
  • Page 82 ■ ■ Rename/Icon Select Audio In Changes the input source name and icon displayed on the front display or TV screen. Combines the video jack of the selected input source with an audio jack of others. For example, use this function in the following cases. Input sources •...
  • Page 83: Configuring The Scene Function (scene Menu)

    ■ Volume Interlock Configuring the SCENE function (Scene menu) Enables/disables volume controls from iTunes/iPod via AirPlay. You can change the settings of the SCENE function (p.46) using the TV screen. Input sources AirPlay Press ON SCREEN. Settings Disables volume controls from iTunes/iPod. Use the cursor keys to select “Scene”...
  • Page 84: Scene Menu Items

    ❑ Device Control Recalls a selected scene and starts its playback on an external device connected to the unit via HDMI or on a Yamaha product connected to the REMOTE OUT jack. (SCENE link playback) Settings Disables the SCENE link playback function.
  • Page 85: Configuring Sound Programs/surround Decoders (sound Program Menu)

    ■ Rename/Icon Select Configuring sound programs/surround Changes the scene name and icon displayed on the front display or TV screen. decoders (Sound Program menu) ■ Setup procedure You can change the settings of the sound programs and surround decoders using the Use the cursor keys (e/r) to select an icon and press the cursor key (w).
  • Page 86: Sound Program Menu Items

    Sound Program menu items Use the cursor keys (q/w) to select an item and press ENTER. • Available items vary depending on the selected sound program or surround decoder. ■ Settings for sound programs Item Function Settings Selects a surround decoder to be used bPLIIx Movie (bPLII Decode Type in combination with the selected sound...
  • Page 87 ■ Settings for decoders Item Function Settings The following items are available when you set “Decode Type” of “Surround Decoder” 0 ms to 250 ms Adjusts the delay between the direct to “bPLIIx Music” or “Neo:6 Music”. Reverb Delay sound and reverberant sound Higher to enhance the delay generation.
  • Page 88: Configuring Various Functions (setup Menu)

    Configuring various functions (Setup menu) • To return to the previous screen during menu operations, press RETURN. You can configure the unit’s various function with the menu displayed on the TV screen. Use the cursor keys to select a setting and press ENTER. Press ON SCREEN.
  • Page 89: Setup Menu Items

    Setup menu items Menu Item Function Page Auto Setup Automatically optimizes the speaker settings (YPAO). Power Amp Assign Selects a speaker system. Front Selects the size of the front speakers. Center Selects whether or not a center speaker is connected and its size. Surround Selects whether or not surround speakers are connected and their size.
  • Page 90 Menu Item Function Page IP Address Configures the network parameters (such as IP address). Network Standby Selects whether to enable/disable the function that turns on the unit from other network devices. Network MAC Address Filter Sets the MAC address filter to limit access to the unit from other network devices. Network Name Edits the network name (the unit’s name on the network) displayed on other network devices.
  • Page 91: Speaker (manual Setup)

    ❑ Front Speaker (Manual Setup) Selects the size of the front speakers. Configures the speaker settings manually. Settings Select this option for large speakers. Large The front speakers will produce all of the front channel frequency components. Select this option for small speakers. Small (default) The subwoofer will produce front channel low-frequency components (configurable in “Bass Cross Over”).
  • Page 92 ❑ Surround Back ❑ Subwoofer Selects whether or not surround back speakers are connected and their sizes. Selects whether or not a subwoofer is connected and its phase. Settings Settings Select this option when one large speaker is connected. Select this option when a subwoofer is connected (phase not Normal Large x1 reversed).
  • Page 93: Test Tone

    ■ ■ Distance Manual equalizer adjustment Sets the distance between each speaker and listening position so that sounds from the Set “Parametric EQ” to “Manual” and press ENTER. speakers reach the listening position at the same time. First, select the unit of distance Press ENTER again to enter the edit screen.
  • Page 94: Sound

    ❑ Adjustment Sound Adjusts the delay between video and audio output manually when “Auto/Manual Configures the audio output settings. Select” is set to “Manual”. You can fine-adjust the audio output timing when “Auto/Manual Select” is set to “Auto”. Setting range 0 ms to 500 ms (1 ms increments) Default 0 ms...
  • Page 95: Video

    ■ Initial Volume Video Sets the initial volume when the receiver is turned on. Configures the video output settings. Settings Sets the level to the volume level of the unit when it last entered Off (default) standby mode. Sets at Mute or the specified volume level (-80 dB to +16.5 dB, 0.5 dB increments).
  • Page 96: Hdmi

    ❑ Aspect HDMI Selects an aspect ratio to output HDMI video signals when “Video Mode” is set to Configures the HDMI settings. “Processing”. Settings Through (default) Does not convert the aspect ratio. Outputs 4:3 video signals to a 16:9 TV with black bands on either side 16:9 Normal of the screen.
  • Page 97: Audio Output

    ❑ ARC ❑ HDMI OUT1, HDMI OUT2 (RX-V773 only) HDMI OUT (RX-V673 only) Enables/disables ARC (p.23) when “HDMI Control” is set to “On”. Enables/disables the audio output from a TV connected to the HDMI OUT jack. Settings Settings Disables ARC. Off (default) Disables the audio output from the TV.
  • Page 98: Network

    Network To save the changes, use the cursor keys to select “OK” and press ENTER. To exit from the menu, press ON SCREEN. Configures the network settings. ■ Network Standby Selects whether the unit can be turned on from other network devices (network standby).
  • Page 99: Multi Zone

    ■ Network Name Multi Zone Edits the network name (the unit’s name on the network) displayed on other network Configures the multi zone settings. devices. ■ Procedure Press ENTER to enter the name edit screen. Use the cursor keys and ENTER to rename and select “ENTER” to confirm the entry.
  • Page 100: Function

    ■ Zone2 Set Function Configures the Zone2 settings. Configures the functions that make the unit easier to use. ❑ Max Volume Sets the Zone2 maximum volume to prevent excessive loudness. Setting range -30.0 dB to +15.0 dB (5.0 dB increments), +16.5 dB Default +16.5 dB •...
  • Page 101: Wall Paper

    ❑ Wall Paper Manual Switches the output level for electronic signal transmission manually when “Trigger Selects the image to be used as wallpaper on the TV. Mode” is set to “Manual”. This setting can also be used to confirm proper function of Settings the external device connected via the TRIGGER OUT jack.
  • Page 102: Eco

    ■ Memory Guard Prevents accidental changes to the settings. Configures the power supply settings. Settings Off (default) Does not protect the settings. Protects the settings until “Off” is selected. • When “Memory Guard” is set to “On”, the lock icon (o) is displayed on the menu screen. Icon ■...
  • Page 103: Language

    Language Viewing information about the unit (Information menu) Select an on-screen menu language. You can view information about the unit using the TV screen. Press ON SCREEN. Use the cursor keys to select “Information” and press ENTER. Settings English (default) English Japanese French...
  • Page 104: Types Of Information

    ■ Types of information Network Displays the network information on the unit. ■ Audio Signal IP Address IP address Subnet Mask Subnet mask Displays information about the current audio signal. Default Gateway The IP address of the default gateway Format Audio format of the input signal DNS Server (P) The IP address of the primary DNS server...
  • Page 105: Configuring The System Settings (advanced Setup Menu)

    Change the unit’s remote control ID so that it matches the remote control’s ID (default: ID1). When using multiple Yamaha AV receivers, you can set each remote control with a Press MAIN ZONE z to set the unit to standby mode and turn it on unique remote control ID for its corresponding receiver.
  • Page 106: Changing The Fm/am Tuning Frequency Setting (tu)

    Changing the FM/AM tuning frequency setting (TU) Removing the limitation on HDMI video output (MON.CHK) (Asia and General models only) FM50/AM9 MON.CHK Change the FM/AM tuning frequency setting of the unit depending on your country or The unit automatically detects resolutions supported by a TV connected to the HDMI region.
  • Page 107: Updating The Firmware (update)

    Updating the firmware (UPDATE) UPDATE New firmware that provides additional features or product improvements will be released as needed. Updates can be downloaded from our website. If the unit is connected to the Internet, you can download the firmware via the network. For details, refer to the information supplied with updates.
  • Page 108: Controlling External Devices With The Remote Control

    If it blinks six times, registration has failed. Repeat from Step 2. TOP MENU TOP MENU POP-UP/MENU POP-UP/MENU • Under the unit’s default settings, the amplifier code (Yamaha: 5098) is set for all OPTION OPTION the input selection keys. With this setting, you can control HDMI SCREEN SCREEN ■...
  • Page 109: Registering The Remote Control Codes For Playback Devices

    Registering the remote control codes for SOURCE RECEIVER SOURCE z playback devices • For details on how to register a remote control code to a SCENE key, refer to SOURCE HDMI “Configuring scene assignments” (p.46). RECEIVER You can use the unit’s remote control to operate playback devices if V-AUX ■...
  • Page 110: Programming From Other Remote Controls (learning)

    Programming from other remote controls SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER Perform the following steps within 10 seconds. SOURCE z (learning) SOURCE HDMI HDMI a On this unit, press one of the following keys to which you want to assign a function. (RX-V773 [China, Korea, U.K. and Europe models] only) V-AUX V-AUX For playback device: SOURCE z, menu operations keys,...
  • Page 111: Clearing Functions Learned From Other Remote Controls

    ■ Clearing functions learned from other Clearing the assignments for each input SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER source remote controls HDMI (RX-V773 [China, Korea, U.K. and Europe models] only) V-AUX Press CODE SET. Input selection keys SOURCE blinks twice. AUDIO ■ Clearing the assignment for each key Perform each of the following steps within 1 minute.
  • Page 112: Resetting Remote Control Codes

    Resetting remote control codes SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI You can reset a remote control code registered to each input selection key. V-AUX Input selection keys Press CODE SET. AUDIO SOURCE blinks twice. TUNER MAIN MAIN ZONE 2 ZONE 2 PARTY PARTY HDMI OUT...
  • Page 113: Updating The Unit's Firmware

    Updating the unit’s firmware SOURCE SOURCE RECEIVER RECEIVER HDMI HDMI New firmware that provides additional features or product V-AUX V-AUX improvements will be released as needed. If the unit is connected • If you want to update the firmware later, select “CLOSE” in Step 2. “!” (exclamation to the Internet, you can download the firmware via the network and mark) appears at the upper right of the “Information”...
  • Page 114: Appendix

    When using multiple Yamaha products, the remote control may work on another I am occasionally startled by a sudden loud sound when turning Yamaha product or another remote control may work on the unit. If this happens, on the unit...
  • Page 115: Troubleshooting

    The power does not turn on. consecutively. When the unit is in this condition, the standby nearest Yamaha dealer or service center to request repair. indicator on the unit blinks if you try to turn on the power. The internal microcomputer has frozen, due to an external electric Hold down MAIN ZONE z on the front panel for more than 10 seconds to The power does not turn off.
  • Page 116: Audio

    Audio Problem Cause Remedy Another input source is selected. Select an appropriate input source with the input selection keys. Some digital audio formats cannot be played back on the unit. To check the audio No sound. Signals that the unit cannot reproduce are being input. format of the input signal, use “Audio Signal”...
  • Page 117: Video

    Problem Cause Remedy Change the audio output setting on your TV so that the TV audio is output from the The TV is set to output audio from the TV speakers. speakers connected to the unit. (If the TV is connected to the unit with an audio cable) No sound from the TV (when HDMI Control is Use “TV Audio Input”...
  • Page 118: Fm/am Radio

    FM/AM radio Problem Cause Remedy There is multi-path interference. Adjust the FM antenna height or orientation, or place it in a different location. Set “FM Mode” in the “Option” menu to “Mono” to select monaural FM radio FM radio reception is weak or noisy. reception (p.80).
  • Page 119: Remote Control

    Problem Cause Remedy Use the file format supported by both the unit and the media server. For The files in the PC cannot be viewed or played The files are not supported by the unit or the media server. information about the file formats supported by the unit, see “Playing back music back.
  • Page 120: Error Indications On The Front Display

    Turn off the iPod and then turn it on again. Internal Error An internal error has occurred. Contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. No content There are no playable files in the selected folder. Select a folder that contains files supported by the unit.
  • Page 121: Ideal Speaker Layout

    Ideal speaker layout Use this diagram as a guide. You do not need to adjust the speaker layout to the following diagram exactly. 0.5 to 1 m 0.5 to 1 m (1.6 to 3.3 ft) (1.6 to 3.3 ft) 1.8 m 1.8 m (5.9 ft) (5.9 ft)
  • Page 122: Glossary

    Glossary Audio information DTS Express DTS Express is a compressed digital audio format that supports 5.1-channel audio and allows a higher compression rate than the DTS Digital Surround format developed by DTS, Inc. This technology is developed for audio streaming services on the Internet and secondary audio on BD (Blu-ray discs). ■...
  • Page 123: Hdmi And Video Information

    Sampling frequency/Quantization bit HDMI and video information Sampling frequency and quantization bits indicate the quantity of information when an analog audio signal is digitized. These values are noted as in the following example: “48 kHz/24-bit”. Component video signal • Sampling frequency With the component video signal system, the video signal is separated into the Y signal for luminance and Sampling frequency (the number of times the signal is sampled per second) is called the sampling rate.
  • Page 124: Yamaha Technologies

    (such as room size, wall material, and number of speakers) can differ so widely, it is inevitable that there are differences in the sound that you hear. Based on a wealth of actually measured data, CINEMA DSP, Yamaha’s original DSP technology provides the audiovisual experience of a movie theater in your own home.
  • Page 125: Video Signal Flow

    Video signal flow ■ Video conversion table Video signals input from a video device to the unit are output to a TV as shown below. • You can select the resolution and the aspect ratio applied to HDMI-output video processing in “Video Mode” (p.95) in the “Setup” menu. •...
  • Page 126: Information On Hdmi

    (Example) Information on HDMI HDMI Control HDMI Control HDMI Control HDMI Control allows you to operate external devices via HDMI. If you connect a TV that Playback starts Turns on and displays video from the playback supports HDMI Control to the unit with an HDMI cable, you can control the unit (such as device power and volume) with TV remote control operations.
  • Page 127: Hdmi Signal Compatibility

    HDMI signal compatibility Check that the unit is properly synchronized with the TV by turning off the TV or adjusting the TV volume with the TV remote control. Audio signals Audio signal type Audio signal format Compatible media (example) • If HDMI Control does not work properly, try unplugging the TV in Step 2 and plugging in the TV again in 2ch Linear PCM 2ch, 32 to 192 kHz, 16/20/24 bit CD, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio...
  • Page 128: Trademarks

    Symbol, & DTS-HD and the Symbol together are registered trademarks & DTS-HD Master Audio is a trademark of DTS, Inc. “SILENT CINEMA” is a trademark of Yamaha Corporation. Product includes software. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. DLNA™ and DLNA CERTIFIED™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Digital Living Network “Made for iPod,”...
  • Page 129: Specifications

    *2 Note: Assignment is possible [ZONE2, PRESENCE] USB x 1 [Rear Panel] - Dolby TrueHD - Subwoofer Out x 2 (SUBWOOFER 1–2, mono) (For Yamaha Accessory, Power Supply Only) - Dolby Digital Plus - AV OUT x 1 NETWORK x 1 (100Base-TX)
  • Page 130 • Maximum Effective Output Power (JEITA, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 8 Ω) TUNER Audio Section [China, Asia and General models] • Analog Tuner • Rated Output Power (2-channel driven) [RX-V773] [U.K. and Europe models] [RX-V773] Front L/R..............160 W/ch (20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 8 Ω) FM/AM with Radio Data System x 1 (TUNER) Center ................
  • Page 131 • Headphone Jack Rated Output / Impedance • Tone Control Characteristics • Harmonic Distortion (IHF, 1 kHz) AV 5 etc. (1 kHz, 50 mV, 8 Ω) ......100 mV/560 Ω Bass Boost/Cut......±6 dB/0.5 dB Step at 50 Hz Mono ................. 0.3% Bass Turnover ...............
  • Page 132: Index

    Index Symbols Action Game (Sound program) ....48 Bass Cross Over ★ key ............13 Adaptive DRC (Option menu) ....79 (Speaker, Setup menu) ......92 Adaptive DSP Level Battery ............5 Lock icon (o) .........102 (Sound, Setup menu) ......95 Bi-amp speaker connection .....
  • Page 133 Connection (NAS) ........32 DNS Server ..........98 Connection (Speaker cable) .....20 Dolby Digital EX (Extended surround) ..80 Firmware update Connection (Speaker) .......19 Dolby Pro Logic (Surround decoder) ..51 (ADVANCED SETUP) ......107 Connection (Subwoofer) ......21 Dolby Pro Logic II (Surround decoder) ..51 Firmware update (on-screen) ....
  • Page 134 HDMI jack ..........22 Input selection keys (Remote control) ..13 Memory Guard HDMI Monitor (Information menu) ...104 Input Trim (Option menu) ......80 (Function, Setup menu) ...... 102 HDMI OUT MON.CHK (ADVANCED SETUP) ... 106 Internet radio ..........68 (Audio Output, Setup menu) ....97 IP Address ..........
  • Page 135 OPTION key ..........78 Preset (FM/AM radio) ....... 54 Reset (Remote control) ......112 Option menu ..........78 Preset (Remote control code) ....109 Resolution (Video Mode, Setup menu) ..95 Option menu item list ........78 Preset (TV, Remote control) ....108 Restore of the default settings Preset stations (FM/AM radio) ....
  • Page 136 Sound program category ......48 Surround Back Liveness TV (Connection) ........26 Sound Program menu .......85 (Sound Program menu) ......86 TV Audio Input Sound Program menu item list ....86 Surround Back Room Size (HDMI Control, Setup menu) ....96 SP IMP. (ADVANCED SETUP) ....18 (Sound Program menu) ......
  • Page 137 Wall Paper (Display Set, Setup menu) ..101 Warning messages (YPAO) ......44 Windows Media Player ......65 Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) ........37 YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer) ..........37 YPAO MIC jack .........37 YPAO microphone ........37 Zone (Information menu) ......104 Zone Rename (Main Zone Set, Setup menu) ....99...
  • Page 138 © 2012 Yamaha Corporation YE224B0/EN...

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    Thank you for the post! I never had to get into the advanced menu before and for some reason kept trying to hold down straight and main zone when the unit was on (face=>​palm). Just the info I needed.