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AUDIO/VIDEO CONTROL RECEIVER
RX-7040B/RX-7042S
INSTRUCTIONS
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial
No. which are located either on the rear,
bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
LVT1170-001B
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  • Page 1 AUDIO/VIDEO CONTROL RECEIVER RX-7040B/RX-7042S INSTRUCTIONS For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located either on the rear, bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. Serial No. LVT1170-001B...
  • Page 2 Warnings, Cautions and Others/ Mises en garde, précautions et indications diverses For U.S.A CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits DO NOT OPEN for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Activating the DVD MULTI Playback Mode ......36 COMPU LINK Remote Control System ..37 AV COMPU LINK Remote Control System ..38 Operating JVC’s Audio/Video Components ... 40 Operating Audio Components ..........40 Operating Video Components ..........41 Operating Other Manufacturers’...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction We would like to thank you for purchasing one of our JVC products. Before operating this unit, read this manual carefully and thoroughly to obtain the best possible performance from your unit, and retain this manual for future reference.
  • Page 5: Parts Identification

    Parts Identification Remote Control See pages in parentheses for details. 1 DIMMER button (18, 40) 2 Standby/On buttons (13, 40 – 43) AUDIO, DVD , CATV/DBS , VCR , TV AUDIO DIMMER 3 Source selection buttons (13 – 15, 19, 20, 36, 40 – 43) DVD MULTI, DVD, CD*, TAPE/CDR*, TV/DBS, VCR, CATV/DBS FM/AM*...
  • Page 6 Front Panel MASTER VOLUME SURROUND STANDBY STANDBY/ON SPEAKERS ON/OFF SURROUND/ DSP CC CONVERTER DVD MULTI TV SOUND/DBS TAPE/CDR SUBWOOFER OUT ON/OFF ANALOG DIRECT SETTING ADJUST MULTI JOG QUICK SPEAKER SETUP EXIT PUSH – OPEN PUSH SET PHONES i o ; MIDNIGHT EX / ES MODE...
  • Page 7 Display Window 3 4 5 ~ ! @ DUAL ANALOG DIGITAL AUTO 96/24 MULTI TUNED STEREO AUTO MUTING ONE TOUCH OPERATION SLEEP LINEAR PCM NEO:6 PRO LOGIC VIRTUAL SB MIDNIGHT MODE B. BOOST D. EQ 3D - PHONIC HEADPHONE SPEAKERS 1 2 SUBWFR DIGITAL VOLUME...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started This section explains how to connect audio/video components and speakers to the receiver, and how to connect the power supply. Checking the Supplied Accessories Connecting the FM and AM Antennas FM antenna connections Check to be sure you have all of the following items, which are supplied with the receiver.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Speakers And Subwoofer

    Connecting the Speakers and Subwoofer Speaker connections You can connect the following speakers: • Two pairs of front speakers. • One pair of surround speakers. • One surround back speaker or one pair of surround back speakers. • One center speaker. •...
  • Page 10: Placing Speakers

    Placing speakers Speaker layout Front speakers (L/R) and center speaker (C) Ideal speaker layout varies depending on the conditions of your • Place these speakers at the same height from the floor, at or near listening room. The diagram below is a recommended typical ear level.
  • Page 11: Connecting Audio/Video Components

    Connecting Audio/Video Components Cassette deck You can connect either a cassette deck or a CD recorder to the When connecting individual components, refer also to the manuals TAPE/CDR jacks. When connecting a CD recorder to the supplied with them. TAPE/CDR jacks, see below. Analog connections If your audio components have digital audio output terminal, connecting them using the digital cords explained in “Digital...
  • Page 12 Video component connections TV and/or DBS tuner Use the cables with RCA pin plugs (not supplied). Connect the white plug to the audio left jack, the red plug to the audio right jack, and the yellow plug to the video jack. MONITOR •...
  • Page 13 DVD player To enjoy Dolby Digital and DTS multi-channel software (including • When you connect a DVD player with its analog discrete Dual Mono software), connect the DVD player through the digital or output (5.1-channel reproduction) jacks: analog discrete (DVD MULTI) terminals. This connection is the best connection method for enjoying DVD •...
  • Page 14: Digital Connections

    Digital output terminal Digital connections This receiver is equipped with four DIGITAL IN terminals—one You can connect any digital components which have an optical digital coaxial terminal and three digital optical terminals—and one digital input terminal. DIGITAL OUT (optical) terminal on the rear. Digital optical cable (not supplied) between digital optical terminals IMPORTANT:...
  • Page 15: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations The following operations are commonly used when you play any sound sources. Operations hereafter will be explained using the buttons on the front panel. You can also use the buttons on the remote control for the same functions if they have the same and similar names/marks. Selecting the Source to Play Daily Operational Procedure Press one of the source selection buttons.
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Volume

    Selecting different sources for picture and Speaker and signal indicators on the display sound By checking the following indicators, you can easily confirm which speakers you are activating and which signals are coming into this While watching pictures from a video source, you can listen to receiver.
  • Page 17: Selecting The Front Speakers

    Turning On and Off the Selecting the Front Speakers Remote Remote Subwoofer Sound When you have connected two pairs of the front speakers, you can You can cancel the subwoofer sound output even though you have select which to use. connected a subwoofer and have set “SUB WOOFER”...
  • Page 18: Setting The Dynamic Range

    2. Press INPUT DIGITAL to select “DGTL AUTO.” Setting the Dynamic Range • When using the remote control, press ANALOG/DIGITAL INPUT. Each time you press the button, the analog You can enjoy a powerful sound at night using Midnight Mode. (ANALOG) and digital (DGTL AUTO) input modes alternate.
  • Page 19: Turning Analog Direct On And Off

    2. Press and hold TAPE/CDR until “ASSGN CDR” appears on the display. JVC’s CC (Compensative Compression) Converter eliminates jitter and ripples, achieving a drastic reduction in digital distortion by To change the source name to TV and TAPE, repeat the same processing the digital music data in 24 bit-quantization and by procedure above.
  • Page 20: Reinforcing The Bass

    Using the Sleep Timer The following basic operations are possible only using the remote control. Using the Sleep Timer, you can fall asleep while listening to music. When the shut-off time comes, the receiver turns off automatically. Press SLEEP repeatedly. Changing AUDIO DIMMER...
  • Page 21: Receiving Radio Broadcasts

    Receiving Radio Broadcasts You can browse through all the stations or use the preset function to go immediately to a particular station. Tuning in to Stations Manually Using Preset Tuning 1. Press FM or AM to select the band. Once a station is assigned to a channel number, the station can be The last received station of the selected band is tuned in.
  • Page 22: Selecting The Fm Reception Mode

    To tune in to a preset station Selecting the FM Reception Mode On the front panel: When an FM stereo broadcast is hard to receive or noisy, you can change the FM reception mode while receiving an FM broadcast. 1. Press FM or AM to select the band. •...
  • Page 23: Basic Settings

    Basic Settings Some of the following settings are required after connecting and positioning your speakers while others will make operations easier. You can use QUICK SPEAKER SETUP to easily set up your speaker configuration. 3. Press in MULTI JOG (PUSH SET). Quick Speaker Setup Remote “ROOM SIZE?”...
  • Page 24: Basic Setting Items

    Speakers (channels) number and the size Basic Setting Items Remote You can find how each of the speaker size is defined according to the number of connected speakers (speaker channel “CH” number) On the following pages, you can adjust the following items: you select.
  • Page 25: Basic Procedure

    Basic Procedure Remote : shows the initial setting in the following tables. Setting the speakers To obtain the best possible surround effect from the Surround and DSP modes, register the setting about the speaker arrangement after all connections are completed. •...
  • Page 26: Setting The Speaker Distance

    Setting the speaker distance Setting the bass sounds The distance from your listening point to the speakers is another You can adjust subwoofer and bass sounds precisely according to important element to obtain the best possible sound of the Surround your preference.
  • Page 27: Selecting The Main Or Sub Channel

    7 Low frequency effect attenuator—LFE ATTENUATE Setting for easy and effective surround operations If the bass sound is distorted while playing back software encoded with Dolby Digital or DTS, set the LFE level to 7 Auto Surround—AUTO SURROUND eliminate distortion. Auto Surround works when the unit detects the incoming digital •...
  • Page 28: Setting The Component Video Input

    7 Digital optical terminals—DGTL IN OPTICAL 7 For the DBS tuner—VIDEO IN DBS Set the components connected to the digital optical terminals Select one of the following: (DIGITAL 2 – 4). VIDEO DBS: CMPNT* Select when connecting the DBS • As you turn MULTI JOG, the digital optical input terminals tuner to the component video input are set to used for following digital components: jacks.
  • Page 29: Adjusting Sound

    Adjusting Sound You can make sound adjustment to your preference after completing basic setting. Basic Adjustment Items Basic Procedure On the following pages, you can adjust the items listed below: • You can adjust only the items applicable to the current sound mode.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Equalization Patterns

    Adjusting the equalization patterns Adjusting the speaker output levels You can adjust the equalization patterns to your preference. You can adjust the speaker output levels. • Once you have made an adjustment, it is memorized for each • Once you have made an adjustment, it is memorized for each source.
  • Page 31 For DAP modes and Mono Film You can also use the remote control for adjusting the speaker • Once you have made an adjustment, it is memorized for each output level and center tone. mode. EFFECT Adjust the effect level. As the number increases, the effect becomes stronger.
  • Page 32: Using The Surround Modes

    Using the Surround Modes This unit activates a variety of Surround modes automatically. The basic settings and adjustments stored (see pages 21 to 29) are applied. Reproducing Theater Ambience Introducing the Surround Modes In a movie theater, many speakers are located on the walls to Dolby Digital* reproduce impressive multi-surround sounds, reaching you from all Dolby Digital is a digital signal compression method, developed...
  • Page 33 • If both the surround speakers and center speaker are set to • You can use Virtual 6.1-channel surround when playing back “NONE” in the speaker setting, JVC’s original 3D-PHONIC DTS-ES software without connecting the surround back speakers. processing (which has been developed to create the surround This reproduce the back sound field as if the surround back effect through the front speakers only) is used.
  • Page 34: Surround Modes Applicable To The Various Software

    Surround Modes Applicable to the Various Software Available Surround modes vary depending on the speaker settings and the incoming signals. The table below shows the relation of the Surround modes and the incoming signals (with the surround back speakers and EX/ES setting). •...
  • Page 35: Activating The Surround Modes

    Activating the surround modes automatically Activating the Surround Modes You can enjoy the Surround mode simply by selecting the source (with digital input selected for that source) or select the digital input Available Surround modes vary depending on the speaker settings for the selected source.
  • Page 36: Using The Dsp Modes

    • If the surround speakers are set to “NONE” in the speaker deactivated, 3D Headphone mode (3D H PHONE) is activated setting, JVC’s original 3D-PHONIC processing (which has been without respect to the type of software played back. developed to create the surround effect through the front speakers “3D H PHONE”...
  • Page 37: Activating The Dsp Modes

    • If surround speakers are set to “NONE” in the speaker setting, JVC’s original 3D-PHONIC processing (which has been developed to create the surround effect through the front speakers only) is used. The 3D-PHONIC indicator lights up on the display.
  • Page 38: Using The Dvd Multi Playback Mode

    Using the DVD MULTI Playback Mode This receiver provides the DVD MULTI playback mode for reproducing the analog discrete output mode of the DVD player. Activating the DVD MULTI Playback Mode Connection diagram DVD MULTI playback mode is the best connection method for COMPONENT VIDEO enjoying DVD Audio sounds.
  • Page 39: Compu Link Remote Control System

    COMPU LINK Remote Control System The COMPU LINK remote control system allows you to operate JVC’s audio components through the remote sensor on the receiver. To use this remote control system, you need to connect JVC’s audio Automatic Source Selection...
  • Page 40: Av Compu Link Remote Control System

    The AV COMPU LINK remote control system allows you to operate JVC’s video components (TV, VCR, and DVD player) through the receiver. This receiver is equipped with the AV COMPU LINK-III, which adds a function to operate JVC’s video components through the video components terminals.
  • Page 41 Connecting procedure One-Touch DVD Play Simply by starting playback on the DVD player, you can enjoy the 1. If you have already plugged your VCR , DVD DVD playback without setting other switches manually. player, TV and this receiver into the AC outlets, •...
  • Page 42: Operating Jvc's Audio/Video Components

    Operating JVC’s Audio/Video Components You can operate JVC’s audio and video components with this receiver’s remote control, since control signals for JVC’s components are preset in the remote control. CD player Operating Audio Components After pressing CD, you can perform the following operations on the...
  • Page 43: Operating Video Components

    DVD menu operations. using cables with RCA pin plugs (see pages 10 and 11). • Some JVC’s VCRs can accept two types of the control signals— remote code “A” and “B.” Before using this remote control, make sure that the remote control code of the target VCR is set to code Note: “A.”...
  • Page 44: Operating Other Manufacturers' Video Equipment

    Operating Other Manufacturers’ Video Equipment This remote control supplied with the receiver can transmit control signals for other manufacturers’ TVs, CATV converters, DBS tuners, VCRs and DVD players. To change the transmittable signals for When operating the other manufacturers’ components, refer also to the manuals supplied with them.
  • Page 45 To change the transmittable signals for To change the transmittable signals for operating another manufacturer’s VCR operating another manufacturer’s DVD player 1. Press and hold VCR 1. Press and hold DVD 2. Press VCR. 2 Press DVD. 3. Enter manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, 3.
  • Page 46 For TV For VCR Manufacturer Codes Manufacturer Codes Manufacturer Codes , 02, 03, 04 Panasonic 26, 27 Aiwa Akai Philips Akai 06, 07, 08 Bell & Howell 03 Pioneer Bell & Howell Centurion Proscan Daewoo Coronad Quasar Emerson 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Daewoo 06, 07, 08 Radioshack...
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Use this chart to help you solve daily operational problems. If there is any problem you cannot solve, contact your JVC’s service center. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION The display does not light up. The power cord is not plugged in.
  • Page 48: Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier Video Video Input Sensitivity/Impedance Output Power Composite Video DVD IN, VCR IN, TV SOUND/DBS IN: At Stereo Operation 1 V(p-p)/75 Ω Front Channel: 130 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 8 Ω, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, with no more than S-video DVD IN, VCR IN, TV SOUND/DBS IN 1 V(p-p)/75 Ω...
  • Page 49 If service is not available locally, box the product carefully, preferably in the original carton, and ship, insured, with a copy of your bill of sale plus a letter of explanation of the problem to the nearest JVC Factory Service Center, the name and location of which will be given to you by the toll-free number.
  • Page 50 To prevent electrical shock,do not open the cabinet.There are no user serviceable parts inside.Please refer to qualified service personnel for repairs. Accessories To purchase accessories for your JVC product,please call toll free:1 (800)882-2345 or on the web at www.JVC.com BT-51002-5...
  • Page 51 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED © 2004 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 0104MWMMDWJEIN...

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