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  • Page 1 Micro Component System OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 2 Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS INTRODUCTION SETTINGS WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH THIS UNIT ..2 SETUP MENU............34 SUPPLIED PARTS ..........2 Operation for SETUP menu ........36 ABOUT DISCS AND FILES ......... 3 General Setting ............37 Types of discs/files that can be used with this unit ... 3 Display Setting ............
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Play back high-quality virtual surround sounds by AIR p. 16 SURROUND XTREME You can enjoy Yamaha’s exclusive AIR SURROUND XTREME that reproduces high-quality virtual surround sounds. *1 For details on playable discs and files, refer to page 3. *2 Network setting is needed to use this function.
  • Page 5: About Discs And Files

    ABOUT DISCS AND FILES Region management information Types of discs/files that can be Destination BD-Video DVD-Video used with this unit Europe Region code “B” or Region number “2” “ALL” or “ALL” • 12 cm and 8 cm discs can be played back in this unit. Do not use an 8 cm to 12 cm adapter.
  • Page 6: Loading A Disc

    ABOUT DISCS AND FILES Loading a disc Notice for watching 3D video images • Insert the disc with the label facing up. • In case of the disc recorded on both sides, face down the • Some people may experience discomfort (such as eye side you want to play back.
  • Page 7: Front Panel And Basic Operation

    FRONT PANEL AND BASIC OPERATION This unit has an automatic standby function. • When the source is set to Disc/USB/Network, this unit automatically switches to standby mode if it is left turned on for 1 hour without playback or any other operation being performed. •...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    REMOTE CONTROL 1 Infrared signal transmitter (p. 9) Note 2 MARKER VIDEO : Sets Bookmark at a specified will appear on the top left corner of the screen when the point of a movie (p. 23). After Bookmark is set, press pressed button is not available.
  • Page 9 REMOTE CONTROL VIDEO PHOTO I ZOOM : Zooms in/out. The size of the screen will change each time you press the button (zoom in/out: 3 steps each). J Color buttons : Use these buttons according to on- screen instructions. K SLEEP: Sets to sleep mode (p. 32). L TIMER: Sets to timer mode (p.
  • Page 10 REMOTE CONTROL T TOP MENU : Displays the top menu screen (p. 53) if the disc contains a menu. Select the desired item using 5/a /2/3 and ENTER. Note PROGRAM MARKER DIGEST ZOOM Specific operations may be different depending on the disc. Follow the instructions of each menu screen.
  • Page 11: Installing The Batteries In The Remote Control

    REMOTE CONTROL Installing the batteries in the Using the remote control remote control The remote control transmits a directional infrared beam. Be sure to aim the remote control directly at the remote control sensor on the front panel of this unit during operation.
  • Page 12: Preparations

    PREPARATIONS CONNECTION Connecting component system to this unit Make sure you read the following procedure and note carefully before connecting the system. ■ Connecting the system 1 Connect the speaker terminals (L) of this unit to the speaker terminals of the left speaker and the speaker terminals (R) of this unit to the speaker terminals of the right speaker using the speaker cables supplied with the speaker set (NS-BP150).
  • Page 13: Other Connection

    • If there is a problem of weak radio wave reception in your area or you want to improve radio reception, we recommend that you use commercially available outdoor antennas. For details, consult the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. Other connection ■ Connecting iPod You can enjoy music stored in your iPod by connecting it to this unit.
  • Page 14: Connecting To A Tv

    CONNECTION Connecting to a TV Make sure you refer the following illustration carefully so that connections between this unit and your TV are properly made. CAUTION Do not connect the power cable of this unit until all connections are completed. This unit Video cable SPEAKERS...
  • Page 15: Network And Usb Connection

    Notes (commercially (commercially available) available) • Yamaha cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB memory devices will operate with this unit. To save BD-Live data on the USB • For more notes on using USB memory devices, refer to To LAN memory device on the front page 15.
  • Page 16: Operations

    OPERATIONS INITIAL WIZARD/EASY SETUP Setting with the Initial Wizard/Easy Setup Initial Wizard/Easy Setup allows you to set language, resolution, and screen aspect ratio easily. Initial Wizard screen is displayed when you turn this unit on for the first time after purchase or upgrade. Same setting can be performed from SETUP menu = [System] = [Easy Setup] (p.
  • Page 17: Basic Operation

    The reading time may exceed 30 seconds depending on the number of files/folders. · Yamaha and suppliers accept no liability for the loss of data saved on the USB devices connected to this unit. As a precaution, it is recommended that the files are made backup copies.
  • Page 18: Playing Back Photo/Music/Video

    (p. 7). Press HOME to move to HOME menu screen. When it is set to on: – plays back surround sounds using Yamaha’s exclusive AIR SURROUND XTREME (p. 52) if the sources is a surround playback source such as a BD.
  • Page 19 BASIC OPERATION Select the Photo, Music, Video or AVCHD folder Select the file you want to play back, then press you want to play back, then press ENTER. ENTER. To return to the parent folder, press 2 or select When a video file is selected, playback starts. When a music file is selected, Status menu is displayed and playback starts.
  • Page 20: Using Network Content

    • If your DLNA server is not listed, select [DLNA Search] to find countries and may be presented in specific languages. • Yamaha does not represent or warrant that content • Depending on the DLNA server, this unit may need to be services will continue to be provided or available for a permitted from the server.
  • Page 21: Basic Operation Without Home/Media Menu

    (p. 7). (p. 7). When it is set to on: – plays back surround sounds using Yamaha’s exclusive AIR SURROUND XTREME (p. 52) if the sources is a surround playback source such as a BD.
  • Page 22: Operation For Ipod

    BASIC OPERATION ■ Repeat play Operation for iPod You can repeat playback as you want. You can operate playback of your iPod by using the Press REPEAT repeatedly for repeat play. buttons on the remote control. Each press cycles as follows: DISPLAY DISPLAY SETUP...
  • Page 23: Advanced Playback Operation

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION This chapter explains playback of commercially available – Normal BD/DVD/CD discs, and recorded DVD-RW/R discs. – Shuffle CH (chapter) – Shuffle TT (title) Note – Shuffle All For the basic playback operation, refer to page 6. – Random CH (chapter) –...
  • Page 24: Status Menu

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION Status menu MUSIC Example: Icons when playing a music file This shows various settings, such as subtitles, angle settings and the title/chapter/track number currently played back. To display Status menu, press STATUS. Status menu contains following menus. VIDEO Example: Icons when playing a BD disc (Playback status)
  • Page 25: Using Bookmark

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION Using Bookmark Press ENTER to program playback order. For audio disc, press 5/a to select a desired track, This allows you to set Bookmark at the specified point of then press ENTER. the video. After Bookmark is set, you can move to the For DVD-Video discs, select a desired title (shown as point you set using this function.
  • Page 26: Enjoying Bonusview™ And Bd-Live

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION ■ Using the feature of BD-Live™ Press 5/a or number buttons to set/adjust the value of the focused item, and press ENTER to jump to the Set the Network setting (p. 38). specified point. Connect the USB memory device to this unit (p. 13). To close the status bar, press STATUS.
  • Page 27: Listening To Dab Stations

    LISTENING TO DAB STATIONS DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) uses digital signals for Tuning to DAB stations clearer sound and more stable reception compared to analog signals. This unit can also receive DAB+ (an upgraded version of TUNING <<, >> (TUNING) DAB) that allows stations using MPEG-4 HE-AAC v2 PRESET DIMMER...
  • Page 28: Presetting Dab Stations

    LISTENING TO DAB STATIONS Presetting DAB stations Press DISPLAY repeatedly while listening. The following describes the flow of DAB station information. You can store your favorite DAB stations with the preset STATION function. Displays the name of the current DAB station and preset OPTION OPTION HOME...
  • Page 29: Dab Frequency Information

    LISTENING TO DAB STATIONS DAB frequency information Using DAB option menu This unit can receive Band III only. The DAB option menu appears on the front panel display. For details on option menu, refer to page 30. Frequency Channel label ■...
  • Page 30: Listening To Fm Radio Stations

    LISTENING TO FM RADIO STATIONS ■ Manual preset tuning Tuning to radio stations Select a favorite radio station by pressing << / >> TUNING (TUNING). <<, >> (TUNING) PRESET DIMMER STATUS Press MEMORY. SUBTITLE AUDIO MEMORY SHUFFLE REPEAT Select the preset number you want to store to by TUNER iPod TUNER...
  • Page 31: Displaying Radio Data System Information (U.k. Model Only)

    LISTENING TO FM RADIO STATIONS Displaying Radio Data System information (U.K. model only) DISPLAY DISPLAY SETUP VOLUME OPTION HOME TOP MENU POP-UP MENU Press DISPLAY repeatedly while listening. PS (Program Service) ↓ PTY (Program Type) ↓ RT (Radio Text) ↓ CT (Clock Time) ↓...
  • Page 32: Using Useful Functions

    USING USEFUL FUNCTIONS Using option menu on the front panel display The option menu appears on the front panel display by pressing OPTION. You can set various useful functions with option menu. Option menu Parameter or control range Reference page PRESET DEL* (Displays only when the input source is set to DAB/FM.) 26, 28...
  • Page 33: Setting The Clock/Timer And Sleep Timer

    USING USEFUL FUNCTIONS Setting the clock/timer and sleep Change the settings by pressing 5/a or Numeric buttons. timer Press ENTER to confirm the setting. Repeat steps 2 through 5 to set each setting item. PROGRAM MARKER DIGEST ZOOM • To clear the entry, press CLEAR. SLEEP SLEEP •...
  • Page 34: Operating This Unit By Tv Remote Control (The Hdmi Control Function)

    USING USEFUL FUNCTIONS Volume Operating this unit by TV remote The volume level can be set between [1] - control (the HDMI control function) [MAX] and [– – –] . When the timer is executed while this unit is in standby mode, the You can use the TV remote control to operate this unit if volume level you set at this point is applied.
  • Page 35 USING USEFUL FUNCTIONS • In order to make the HDMI control function available, set up If the HDMI control function is not working settings for the HDMI control function on ALL components Check the following: (this unit, TV, and other components). Certain operation may •...
  • Page 36: Settings

    SETTINGS SETUP MENU The SETUP menu enables various audio/visual settings and adjustments for functions using the remote control unit. Menu/Submenu Item Function Page System Screen Saver Sets screen saver to On/Off. Auto Power Off Disc/USB/Net: Sets auto power off mode to On/Off. Other Inputs: Sets auto power off mode to on by hours or Off.
  • Page 37 SETUP MENU Menu/Submenu Item Function Page 3D Output Selects 3D or 2D videos. TV Screen Sets the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV, and adjust the video output. Video Out Select Selects the resolution of video output. Display Setting TV System Selects the TV System from NTSC/PAL/Multi.
  • Page 38: Operation For Setup Menu

    SETUP MENU Operation for SETUP menu Select a menu item. Press 5/a to select [Parental Control], then press You need to display SETUP menu screen to perform ENTER or cursor 3. settings for this unit. The following is the explanation for basic operations of SETUP menu.
  • Page 39: General Setting

    SETUP MENU [Local Storage] General Setting You can display Local Storage information, format Local Storage, and select [Front USB]/[Rear USB] to save the The default settings are marked with “ ”. BD-Live data. To format (empty) the “BUDA” folder in the USB ■...
  • Page 40: Country Code

    SETUP MENU ■ Playback [Country Code] You can set the Country Code you live in. The password [Closed Caption] (refer to “[Change Password]” on page 38) needs to be You can set to display the closed caption (p. 52) when a entered before the Country Code is set.
  • Page 41: Display Setting

    SETUP MENU [Video Out Select] Display Setting You can select the video output resolution from [Composite], [HDMI Auto], [HDMI 1080p], [HDMI The default settings are marked with “ ”. 1080i], [HDMI 720p], [HDMI 480p/576p], and [HDMI ■ TV 480i/576i]. When set to [HDMI Auto], resolution is set to the maximum resolution according to the connected TV.
  • Page 42 SETUP MENU [HDMI 1080p 24Hz] [Color Adjust] This outputs the BD-Video encoded in 24Hz frame rate in You can adjust Brightness/Saturation/Hue for each color HDMI 1080p 24Hz. Smoother video playback may be (Red/Green/Blue/Yellow/Cyan/Magenta). To use this available with this function. This function is available function, set [Video Mode] to [Custom].
  • Page 43: Audio Setting

    SETUP MENU Audio Setting The default settings are marked with “ ”. ■ Audio Output [HDMI] You can select the output mode of the HDMI terminal. Bitstream, PCM, Off Notes • To output sound from the speakers or headphones, select [Off]. •...
  • Page 44: About The Video Output Formats

    SETUP MENU About the video output formats When [TV System] is set to [NTSC] HDMI 1080p HDMI HDMI HDMI HDMI HDMI Resolution Composite Auto 480i/576i 480p/576p 720p 1080i 24Hz Others Playback BD 1080p 24 Hz HDMI 480p 480i 480p 720p 60 Hz 1080i 60 Hz 1080p 60 Hz others...
  • Page 45: Software Upgrade

    To check for the availability of a software upgrade, visit Note Do not remove the USB memory device, set this unit to standby mode or unplug the power cable/LAN cable while the software upgrade is being performed.
  • Page 46: Additional Information

    Refer to the table below when this unit does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, turn off this unit, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. General...
  • Page 47: Dab Reception

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause Remedy Page The power is The sleep timer is set. This is not malfunction. Turn on this unit and play suddenly turned off. the source again. [Auto Power Off] is set to [On]. Set [Auto Power Off] to [Off]. The clock setting has The power cable has been disconnected.
  • Page 48: Fm Reception

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause Remedy Page There is noise The indoor DAB/FM antenna needs to Readjust the position of the indoor DAB/FM interference (e.g. hiss, be repositioned. antenna. crackle or jitter). The DAB signals are too weak. Use the TUNE AID feature to locate the best positioning of the indoor DAB/FM antenna and this unit for optimal DAB reception.
  • Page 49: Usb

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause Remedy Page No sound. The power of this unit is off. Connect the power cable correctly. The iPod software version has not been Download the latest iTunes software to update the — updated. iPod software version to the latest. The iPod is in the process of connecting Please wait for a while.
  • Page 50: Disc Playback

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause Remedy Page The file in the USB The USB device is not recognized. Connect the USB device again. device does not play. Connect an AC adapter if supplied with the device. — Incorrect USB device connections. Connect the USB device again. The file format is not compatible with Replace the file with a correctly recorded file this unit.
  • Page 51: Remote Control

    TROUBLESHOOTING ■ Picture Problem Cause Remedy Page Screen freezes and Press , then restart playback. — operation buttons do This unit needs to be restarted. Turn off the power and turn on the power again. — not work. Press and hold on the front panel for around 5 —...
  • Page 52: Messages On The Screen

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause Remedy Page Cannot download Incorrect cable connections. Connect the Network cable properly. BD-Live contents. Incorrect USB device connections. Connect the USB memory device properly. Check that the USB memory device is connected to the USB port of this unit. The BD disc does not support BD-Live.
  • Page 53: Others

    TROUBLESHOOTING Others Problem Cause Remedy Page Password is When no disc is inserted and playback is stopped, — forgotten. press and hold on the front panel simultaneously for around 5 seconds to set all the p. 38 Security settings ( ) of this unit to their default settings.
  • Page 54: Glossary

    GLOSSARY AIR SURROUND XTREME AVCHD This unit employs new technologies and algorithms that AVCHD is a new format (standard) for high definition make it possible to achieve 5-channel surround sound video cameras that can be used to record and play high- with only front speakers, and without using wall resolution HD images.
  • Page 55 GLOSSARY Dolby Digital Plus Mac address A sound system developed as an extension to Dolby The Mac address is a unique value assigned to a network Digital. This audio coding technology supports 7.1 device for identification purposes. multi-channel surround sound. Pan Scan (PS 4:3) A screen size that cuts off the sides of the image to allow Dolby TrueHD...
  • Page 56: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS PLAYER SECTION INPUT/OUTPUT • HDMI output ..........Type A connector × 1 iPod/iPhone/iPad 480i/576i, 480p/576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p/24Hz, • Supported iPod/iPhone/iPad ........iPod classic, Deep Color, x.v.Color, 3D, iPod nano (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th generation), ARC(Audio Return Channel) support iPod touch (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation), •...
  • Page 57 SPECIFICATIONS ■ Copyright • iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are • Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other 5,974,380; 6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,212,872; 7,333,929; countries. 7,392,195;...
  • Page 58 Information about software This product uses the following software. For information (copyright, etc) about each software, read the original sentences stated below. ■ About Linux, Busybox, SquashFS, LIRC, U-boot These requirements apply to the modified work as a whole. If identifiable sections of that work are not derived from the Program, and can be reasonably considered GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE independent and separate works in themselves, then this License, and its terms, do not...
  • Page 59 This section is intended to make thoroughly clear what is believed to be a consequence <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1989 of the rest of this License. Ty Coon, President of Vice 8. If the distribution and/or use of the Program is restricted in certain countries either This General Public License does not permit incorporating your program into by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places proprietary programs.
  • Page 60 GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE If distribution of object code is made by offering access to copy from a designated place, then offering equivalent access to copy the source code from the same place TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND satisfies the requirement to distribute the source code, even though third parties are not MODIFICATION compelled to copy the source along with the object code.
  • Page 61 9. You are not required to accept this License, since you have not signed it. However, If you develop a new library, and you want it to be of the greatest possible use to the nothing else grants you permission to modify or distribute the Library or its public, we recommend making it free software that everyone can redistribute and derivative works.
  • Page 62 Original SSLeay License o We don’t promise that this software works. However, we will be interested in any kind of bug reports. (‘as is’ distribution) Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Eric Young ( All rights reserved. o You can use this software for whatever you want, in parts or full form, without This package is an SSL implementation written by Eric Young (
  • Page 63 ■ About Expat This package contains C software to implement JPEG image encoding, decoding, and transcoding. JPEG (pronounced “jay-peg”) is a standardized compression method for Copyright (C) 1998, 1999, 2000 Thai Open Source Software Center Ltd full-color and gray-scale images. and Clark Cooper This software implements JPEG baseline, extended-sequential, and progressive compression processes.
  • Page 64 Communications of the ACM, April 1991 (vol. 34 no. 4), pp. 30-44. FILE FORMAT WARS The ISO JPEG standards committee actually promotes different formats like JPEG- (Adjacent articles in that issue discuss MPEG motion picture compression, applications 2000 or JPEG-XR which are incompatible with original DCT-based JPEG and which of JPEG, and related topics.) If you don’t have the CACM issue handy, a PostScript file are based on faulty technologies.
  • Page 65 Greg Roelofs 1.0.1. 1.1. “Contributor” means each entity that creates or contributes to the creation of Tom Tanner Modifications. libpng versions 0.5, May 1995, through 0.88, January 1996, are Copyright (C) 1995, 1.2. “Contributor Version” means the combination of the Original Code, prior 1996 Guy Eric Schalnat, Group 42, Inc.
  • Page 66 Any Modification created by You will be provided to the Initial Developer in Source 7 DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY. Code form and are subject to the terms of the License. COVERED CODE IS PROVIDED UNDER THIS LICENSE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, 3.3.
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  • Page 68 BLACK. The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED. Make sure that neither core is connected to the earth terminal of the three pin plug. © 2011 Yamaha Corporation Printed in China MCR-750_AB-1...

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