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Pioneer VSX-D710S Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 2 IFor U S model1 be removed and an appropriate one fitted Replacement AS an ENERGY STAR@ Partner, Pioneer mounting of an plug on the power supply cord of this unit Corporation has detemimd that this product meets...
  • Page 3 - IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS READ INSTRUCTIONS All the safety GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION OBJECT AND LIOUID ENTRY - Never If this product is equipped with a pushobjectsofanykindlntothisproduct and operattng instructions should be read before the product 6 operated p&wed alternating current line plug (a through openings as they may touch RETAlNINSTRUCTIONS-Thesafetyand plug having one blade wider than the...
  • Page 4: Introductory Information

    AA IEC LR6) Remote Control Unit loading the Batteries Operating Instructions Using this Manual Dry Cell Batteries This manual is for the VSX-D710S/D810S/D850S audio/ video multi-channel receivers It is divided into two main sections Set up This section covers installing your receiver and...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Sorround operation Introductory Information ADVANCED THEATER mode Checking the Supplied Accessories ( Dolby/DTS mode) Using this Manual DVD 5 1 ch/7 lch (5 1 ch for VSX-D710S) input Installing the Receiver playback When Making Cable Connections MIDNIGHT Listening Mode Loading the Batteries 4...
  • Page 6: Connecting Your Equipment

    Before making or changing the connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cord from the AC wall outlet Audio/Video Cords Digital Audio Cords/Optical Cables Use audio/video cords (not supplied) to make analog audio and video connections Commercially available digital audio coaxial cords Connect red plugs to (right), white plugs to (left),...
  • Page 7: Example Connection For A Dvd/ld Or Ld Player

    Before making or changing the connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cord from the AC wall outlet The diagram is for the VSX-D850S but hook up an RF Demodualtor to the VSX-D710S in the same manner The arrows...
  • Page 8: Connecting Digital Components

    Connecting Your Equipment Connecting Audio Components To begin set up, connect your audio components to the jacks as shown below These are all analog connections and your analog audio components (like a cassette deck) use these jacks Remember that for components you want to record with you need to hook up four plugs (a set of stereo ins and a set of stereo outs), but for components that only play you only need to hook up one set of stereo plugs (two plugs) To use digital source features you must hook up your digital components to the digital inputs (see the previous page for more on digital connections) but it is also a...
  • Page 9: Connecting Dvd 7 1 Channel (5 1 For Vsx-d710s) Components

    VSX-D81 OS/D850S MEMO: The 7 1 channel (5 1 channel for VSX-D710S) input can only be used when DVD 7 1 ch (5 1 channel for VSX- D710S) input is selected For 6 1 channel output select the SB lch setting (see p 20) In this case you can connect the single surround back...
  • Page 10: Connecting Video Components

    Connecting Your Equipment Connecting Video Components Connect your video components to the jacks as shown below Regarding digital video components (like a DVD player), you must use the analog video connections pictured on this page for the video signal but in order to use a digital source (like a DVD) you must hook up their audio to a digital audio input (see p 6-7) It is also a good idea to hook up your digital components with analog audio connections as well (see p 8) When connecting your equipment always make sure the power is turned off and the power cord is disconnected from...
  • Page 11: Connecting Antennas

    Connecting Your Equipment Connecting Antennas Connect the AM loop antenna and the FM wire antenna as shown below To improve reception and sound quality, connect external antennas (see Using external antennas, below) Always make sure that the receiver is switched off and unplugged from the wall outlet before making or changing any connections ,, ?
  • Page 12: Connecting Speakers (vsx-d710s)

    Connectinq Your Equipment Connecting Speakers (VSX-D710S) A full complement of six speakers is shown here but, naturally, everyone’s home setup will vary Simply connect the speakers you have in the manner described below The receiver will work with just two stereo speakers (called “front”...
  • Page 13: Connecting Speakers (vsx-dslos/d85os)

    Connecting Your Equipment Connecting Speakers (VSX-D810WD850S) A full complement of seven speakers is shown here but, naturally, everyone’s home setup will vary Simply connect the speakers you have in the manner described below The receiver will work with just two stereo speakers (called “front”...
  • Page 14: Hints On Speaker Placement

    Connecting Your Equipment Speaker terminals The speaker terminals also 3 Tighten terminal 2 Loosen speaker terminal 1 Twist exposed wire accept single banana plugs strands together and insert exposed wire (Refer to speaker manual for details ) 318 il;(lOm~) Caution: Make sure that all the bare speaker wire is twisted together and inserted fully into the speaker terminal...
  • Page 15: Connecting Additional Amplifiers

    A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electrical shock Check the power cord once in a while When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer for a replacement...
  • Page 16: Preparations

    LFE attenuator setting mode (page 18) Setting Up for Surround Sound Use to specify the peak level for the LFE channel and the crossover network for rerouted bass frequencies Be sure to switch the power of this unit on (The Low cut filter ON/OFF setting mode (page 18) STANDBY indicator goes out) Use to cut the distorted sound from the subwoofer...
  • Page 17 DTS-ES ON/OFF setting mode (VSX- D81 OSID850S only) This setting allows you to hear surround back channels on DTS disc regardless of whether the disc itself is a 5 1 Ch disc or a 6 1 Ch disc Naturally you need to hook up surround back speakers (see p 13) and set them properly (see below on this page) in order to hear surround back channels If you choose ON you will hear surround back...
  • Page 18 Preparations SUBWOOFER ON/PLUS/OFF setting LFE attenuator setting mode mode Dolby Digital and DTS audio sources include ultra-low bass tones Set the LFE attenuator as needed to prevent Sets whether the SUBWOOFER is used or not Also, when the ultra-low bass tones from distorting the sound from used you have the option to use the setting “PLUS”...
  • Page 19 Preparations SURROUND speakers distance Dynamic range control setting mode setting mode Dynamic range is the difference between the loudest and softest sounds in any given signal The dynamic range Use to set the SURROUND speakers distance Like the control helps you play back sounds so the quieter sounds CENTER speaker position, the SURROUND speakers are audible yet the louder sounds don’t get distorted may be set in a location closer or farther to your main...
  • Page 20 Optical digital input 1 setting Component input 1 setting Here you tell the receiver what component you have Tells the receiver What (DVD player, etc ) is connected to hooked up to the optical input jack 1 this input Press A or V to select the optical digital Press A or V to select the component setting input 1 (DVD, TV, CD, CD-R, VCR, or OFF) (DVD, TV, VCR or OFF)
  • Page 21: Setting The Volume Level Of Each Channel 2

    Preparations Press to output the test tone Optical digital input 4 setting (VSX- TEST TONE The test tone is output in the following order D850S only) VSX-D7 1 OS Here you tell the receiver what component you have FL --, CT + hooked up to the optical input jack 4 SW +...
  • Page 22: Front Panel

    0 DIGITAL NR button (VSX-DS~OS/DSSOS) not get jolted by loud or sudden sound effects Switches the DIGITAL NR on or off @ SPEAKERS button DVD5 1CH button (VSX-D710S) (see page 31) Use to switch the speaker system On the VSX-D810S/D850S use this button to...
  • Page 23: Displays & Controls

    Displays & Controls Display @ DIRECT indicator @ SIGNAL SELECT indicators Lights when source DIRECT is in use This function Light to indicate the type of input signal assigned for the current component (see “Front Panel“, @ bypasses all tone, channel levels, DSP and Dolby SIGNAL SELECT) When the AUTO setting is being Surround effects used on VSX-D810S Q VSX-D850S receivers a set of...
  • Page 24: Remote Control (vsx-d710yd810s)

    To use first (VSX-D71 OS/D81 OS) press the button then operate this button 5 1 Ch (VSX-D710S) 7 1Ch (VSX-DSlOS/DSSOS) (see page 3 1) When the DVD/LD or DVD 5 l/7 1 Ch function is selected each press switches the DVD/LD input...
  • Page 25 CD, TUNER, AUX, CDR/TAPE, VCPJDVR, DVD/LD, DVD 7 1 Ch, VIDEO, and TV/SAT (VSX-DSlOS/DSSOS) CD, TUNER, AUX, CDRITAPE, VCR/DVR, DVD/LD, VIDEO, and TV/SAT (VSX-D710S) @ LOUDNESS button Use to switch on the loudness This feature is useful...
  • Page 26: Remote Control (vsx-dssos)

    Displays & Controls Remote Control LCD Display (VSX-D850S only) (VSX-D850S) g m&splay Indicates that the remote is in Setup mode @ SEARCH Indicates that the remote is in preset code Search mode @ SEARCH BY BRAND Indicates that the remote is in preset code Search by brand mode @ LEARN Indicates that the remote is in Learning mode and...
  • Page 27: Sound Modes

    ,YIIIOYYD EXPANDED (VSX-D710S) This mode is especially designed to give sound depth to stereo sources The overall effect builds a dynamic and broad sound space, allowing two-channel (stereo) signals to faithfully imitate a five speaker sound Use with Dolby Pro...
  • Page 28 Sound Modes DSP modes The DSP (Digital Signal Processing) modes allow you to transform your living room into a variety of different sonic environments when playing standard (two-channel) stereo sources, Dolby Pro Logic sources, and Dolby Digital sources DSP modes do not work when the speakers are off HALL 1 Simulates the acoustic environment of a large, wooden...
  • Page 29: Switching Analog/digital Signal Input

    Turn on the power of the receiver Each press switches between ANALOG and DIGITAL Be sure that the standby indicator turns off on the signal selection (VSX-D710S) front panel On the VSX-D810S Q VSX-D850S receivers there is buttons or the...
  • Page 30: Selecting A Sound Mode

    Sound Modes Selecting a Sound Mode To ensure the best possible surround sound, be sure to complete the set up procedures described in “Setting Up for Surround Sound” (starting on page 16) before using the sound modes This is particularly important when using the Ul (Dolby) surround mode...
  • Page 31: Dvd 5 1 Ch/7 Lch (5 1 Ch For Vsx-d710s) Input Playback 3

    CONTROL RCV, then button 5.117.1 VSX-D710S only: On the main unit press the button to switch on 5 1 ch mode Press the 5 button on the remote to go l/7.1 back to the DVD/LD mode If you’re using...
  • Page 32: Using The Tuner

    MPX mode Finding a Station If the indicators don’t light when TUNED STEREO The following steps show you how to tune in to FM and tuning to an FM station because the signal is weak, press AM radio broadcasts using the automatic (search) and button to switch the receiver into mono manual (step) tuning functions If you already know the...
  • Page 33: Memorizing Stations

    Memorizing Stations Recalling Memorized Stations Having memorized up to 30 stations (see the previous If you often listen to a particular radio station, it’s convenient to have the receiver store the frequency for explanation for how to do this), preset stations can be easily recalled easy recall whenever you want to listen to that station This saves the effort of manually tuning in each time...
  • Page 34: Making A Recording

    MONITOR recorded signal and the original source signal Making a Digital Recording The VSX-D710S has one optical digital output jack The VSX-D810S/D850S has one coaxial digital output jack and one optical digital output jack The quality of these...
  • Page 35: Controlling The Rest Of Your System

    3 Use the number buttons to enter the 4 digit Recalling Preset Codes setup code (see pages 4349 for Preset Code The following steps show you how to recall preset codes List) for each MULTI CONTROL button Once the preset The LED will blink for half a second after each digit code is assigned, pressing the button will automatically is input and will show a long, two second blink to...
  • Page 36: Setting Up Using Preset Code Search

    Controlling the Rest of Your System 5 Switch the component back on or restart Setting Up Using Preset Code playback Search (VSX-D710WD810S) 6 Use the buttons to scan through the last 10 An alternative method of setting up the remote with codes transmitted to identify the correct code preset codes is to use the search feature The remote The LED will blink during transmission of the code...
  • Page 37: Only)

    Controlling the Rest of Your System Press and hold SETUP for three seconds Use the 4 buttons to select the Full Library Search mode The remote’s LCD display shows SETUP The remote control will also return to the previous The remote’s LCD display shows SEARCH mode after thirty seconds of inactivity Press the MULTI CONTROL button for the Use the U...
  • Page 38: D710yd810s)

    Controlling the Rest of Your System Point the two remote controls towards each learning Mode: Programming other Press the button to be learned on this Signals from other Remote receiver’s remote control (for example the ) Controls [play] button) 1 - 2 inches If preset codes are not available for your component(s), or the available preset codes do not operate correctly, you can use this function to program in signals from the...
  • Page 39: Erasing One Of The Remote Control Button Settings

    1 Press SETUP and hold for three seconds entering it ) On the VSX-D850S, the LCD will display For the VSX-D710S and VSX-D810S the LED on the “OK” to show the four digit code has been accepted remote control lights for two seconds For the VSX- If it hasn’t been accepted the display will blink three...
  • Page 40: Multi Control Button

    To check which preset code is associated with a MULTI CONTROL button By connecting a control cord (optional), you can control other Pioneer equipment using this remote control unit VSX-D710S/D810S Point the remote control unit towards the remote sensor Press SETUP and hold for three seconds...
  • Page 41: Cd/md/cd-r/vcr

    Controlling the Rest of Your System CD/MD/CD-RIVCRIDVDILDIDVR Player/Cassette Deck Controls This remote control can control these components after entering the proper codes or teaching the receiver the commands (see p 35-37) Use MULTI CONTROL buttons to put the remote control in the stated mode Components Button(s) Function...
  • Page 42: Cable Tv/satellite Tvm/jjtv Controls

    Cable TV/Satellite TV/TV/DTV menu screen MEMO: The first four buttons for the VSX-D710S/D810S/D850S are dedicated to control the TV assigned to the TVC Thus if you only have one TV to hook up to this system assign it to the button...
  • Page 43: Preset Code List

    Controlling the Rest of Your System Preset Code list You can only set these codes for the buttons that assigned to the respective components So, for example, the TV codes can only be set to the TV or TVC button ANITECH 1006.1029.1036 CS ELECTRONICS...
  • Page 44 Controllinq the Rest of Your System PHONOLA 1008,1017 GRUNDIG 1031,1066,1068 MANESTH 1079,1089,1098 PILOT 1011,1013,1019 1072.1115 MARANTZ 1013,1017,1025 PORTLAND 1011,1019,1040 GRUNPY 1063.1064 MARK 1017 PRISM 1023 HALLMARK 1062 MATSUI 1006,1015,1016 PROFEX 1006,1037 HANSEATIC 1017,1098 1017,1032,1074, PROLINE 1099 HARLEYDAVIDSON 1063 1079.1095.1103 PROSOCAN 1022 HARVARD 1029,1064...
  • Page 45 5021 AUDIOTON 1073 1062,1063,1064 ZANUSSI SOUNDESIGN BESTAR 5022 1017.1106 ZENITH 1009,1010,1040 SOUNDWAVE 5045 BURMESTER 1112 1059 SQUAREVIEW CALIFORNIAAUDIO LABS 5004 PIONEER 1018,1046,1055 STANDARD 1006,1079,1080 5021.5025.5046 CARVER 1057,1060,1091 STARLITE 1064 5018,5022 CONDOR 1107,1123,1124 STERN 1055,1073,1088 CURTISMATHES 5004 SUNKAI 1095.1099 5021 CYRUS...
  • Page 46 6002 SHARP 5008,5026,5058 VICTOR 6027,603O Manufacturer SHERWOOD 5015,5026,5031 Code WARDS 6001 7042 SONY 5001,5027,5050 YAMAHA 6006,6007,6019 AIWA SOUDESIGN 5019 7012,7023,7031 PIONEER 6001,6008,6009 TASCAM 5045 7055,7064 6021, AKAI TEAC 7011,7027 5024,5026,5044 ANAM 5045 7010,7046 ARCAM TECHNICS 7018,7048 5004,5034,5037 AUDIOLAB THORENS 7059...
  • Page 47 2017 2079 BAIRD 2001,2021,2037 2001,2017,2034 VICTOR 7007 WARDS 7002,7006,7008 2039 2059,2075 GOVIDEO YAMAHA 7016,7017 BASICLINE 2011,2034,2059 2077,2081 BEAUMARK GRAETZ PIONEER 7002,7008,7014 2057 2005,2021,2037 7022.7042.7047 BELL&HOWELL 2037 2057 7050,7052 BRANDT 2047,2064,2065 GRANADA 2025,2035,2037 BRANDTELECTRONIC 2021 GRADIENTE 2001.2008 0 VCR BROKSONIC 2002.2040.2046 GRANDIN 2001;2017,2034...
  • Page 48 2054 SAVILLE 2072 YOKAN 2034 2018,2020,2021 YOKO 2011.2057 2035 2033,2037 SCHAUBLORENZ 2001,2005,2021 ZENITH 2001,2014,2019 NECKERMANN 2035 2037 2052,2078 NESCO 2034 PIONEER 2031.2033.2035 SCHNEIDER 2001,2034,2035 NIKKO 2017 2044,2056 SCOTT 2023.2024.2040 2014 NIKON 2046 NOBLEX 2057 2001,2015,2017 SEARS NOKIA 2021,2025,2037 2022.2025.2026 2038.2057 2037 2021.2061.2064...
  • Page 49 PARAGON 3001 GENERALINSTRUMENT 4012 SCHWAIGER 4009,404l PULSAR 3001 GOLOBOX 4059 SEEMANN 4031.4046 PVPSTEREOVISUAL MATRIX 3002 GOODING 4048 4030.4034 SIEMENS 4008 PIONEER 3010,3014,3018 GOODMANS 4010 GRUNDIG 4008,4010,4048 SKYMASTER 4019,4044,4051 3036 4017,4018 QUASAR 3001 HINARI 4009 SONY HIRSCHMANN STRONG 4062 RADIOSHACK 3007 4008.4032.4039...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    If the trouble cannot be rectified even after exercising the checks listed below, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work The power does not turn ON...
  • Page 51: Specifications 5

    Mono 73 dB (at 85 dBf) Stereo 70 dB (at 85 dBf) Stereo 0 5 % (1 kHz) Distortion Continuous Power Output (VSX-D710S/D810S) 60 dB (400 kHz) Alternate Channel Selectivity 100 W per channel (IkHz, 1 0 %, 8 n)
  • Page 52 SOI8A.TL accompagne le produit L---------------------------------. Publashed by Pioneer Corporation CopyrIght 0 2000 Pioneer Corporation All rtghts reserved PIONEER CORPORATION 4-1, M eguro I-Chome, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8654, Japan PIONEER ELECTRONICS [USA]...
  • Page 53 - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN CANADA Please contact a Pioneer authorized Dealer to find the nearest Pioneer authorized service location For additional information on this warranty, please call or write...

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