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JBL Simply Cinema ECS300 Setup Manual

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  Summary of Contents for JBL Simply Cinema ECS300

  • Page 1 – and that when you think about purchasing additional audio equipment for your home, car, or office, you will once again choose JBL. Please take a moment to complete the enclosed profile card. It...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Precautions

    read first! CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, do not remove the grounding plug on the power cord, or use any plug or extension cord that does not have a grounding plug provided. Make certain that the AC outlet is properly grounded.
  • Page 3: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If there is no sound from any of the speakers, check the following: • Make sure the subwoofer is plugged into an active AC wall outlet. • Make sure the Master Power Switch, located on the rear of the subwoofer, is in the ”On/Standby“...
  • Page 4 “Smart” Powered subwoofer/controller. JBL "error free" speaker cables. Extension cable XC300 available in 10-ft. length in either white or black. features • Dolby* Pro Logic* Processor with additional Phantom, Simulated, 3-Stereo, and Stereo Surround modes. Five satellites for left, right, center and surrounds.
  • Page 5: Speaker Placement

    one. Speaker Placement Satellites Mounting Remote Sensor to Center Speaker. If desired, the remote sensor may be placed anywhere using the supplied double-sided tape. Center speaker. Surround Speakers Mounting Options Satellites and Surrounds On shelves. 0-2 ft. Place remote sensor at bottom of center speaker.
  • Page 6: Surround Modes

    Surround Modes Dolby Pro Logic Use this mode for films recorded using Dolby Pro Logic Surround. The surround channels have a 20-ms delay. Phantom This mode creates surround sound from stereo recordings. The center channel is not used and the surround chan- nels have a 20-ms delay.
  • Page 7: Status Bar Indicators

    Status Bar Indicators LED Bar Indicators illuminate in response to adjustments in volume, balance, center level, surround level, bass, and treble controls. Volume Increase Bass, Treble, Center Level, and Surround Level Increase Balance Left Decrease Decrease Right...
  • Page 8 Right Left Additional Audio Source Audio Output Right Left Left Surround (rear panel of subwoofer) Center SUB300 For use with ESC300 System JBL, Incorporated, Northridge, CA A Harman International Company INPUTS VIDEO RIGHT LEFT OUTPUTS RIGHT FRONT CENTER SPEAKERS LEFT...
  • Page 9: Operation

    three. Operation Remote Control Battery Installation. Push small tab towards battery slot and pull battery drawer out. Rear Panel Control Master On/Off Switch To operate unit, place this switch in the On/Standby position. The system will go into standby when no signal has been received for approximately five minutes.
  • Page 10: Front Panel Indicators

    6. Surround Press (+) on the remote con- trol to increase the relative volume of the surround chan- nels. Press (–) on the remote control to decrease the rela- tive volume of the surround channels. 7. Balance Press (R) on the remote con- trol to decrease the volume of the left channel.
  • Page 11 80 Crossways Park West, Woodbury, NY 11 797 8500 Balboa Boulevard, Northridge, CA 91329 1-800-336-4JBL (4525) (USA only) © 1996 JBL, Incorporated. JBL and Simply Cinema are registered trademarks of JBL, Incorporated. *Trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Printed in USA 11/96 Part No.

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