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Yamaha RX-V577 Owner's Manual

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Read the supplied booklet "Safety Brochure" before using the unit.
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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

    FEATURES 10 Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only) ... . 28 Attaching the wireless antenna ..............28 What you can do with the unit .
  • Page 3 Audio ................... .101 Playing back music in multiple rooms (RX-V577 only) ... . . 69 Video .
  • Page 4: Accessories

     YPAO microphone  Wireless antenna (RX-V577 only) • The illustrations of the main unit used in this manual are of the RX-V577 (U.S.A. model), unless otherwise specified. • Some features are not available in certain regions. • Due to product improvements, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 5: Features

    • Enjoying compressed music with enhanced sound (Compressed Music Enhancer) . p.69 • Playing back music in multiple rooms (Zone B)* Network contents * RX-V577 only Speakers Audio Audio iPod/iPhone HDMI Control USB device 3D and 4K Ultra HD signals supported...
  • Page 6: Full Of Useful Functions

    Full of useful functions! Useful tips The combination of video/audio input jacks does not ❑ Connecting various devices (p.21) ❑ Creating 3-dimensional sound fields (p.45) match an external device... A number of HDMI jacks and various input/output jacks The Virtual Presence Speaker (VPS) function allows you Use “Audio In”...
  • Page 7: Part Names And Functions

    INFO (WPS) key PHONES jack Selects the information displayed on the front display (p.71). USB jack For connecting headphones. (RX-V577 only) For connecting a USB storage device (p.57) or an iPod INPUT keys Enters the wireless LAN connection setup (WPS button (p.53).
  • Page 8: Front Display (Indicators)

    Lights up when the unit is receiving a stereo FM radio signal. INFO (p.71). ADAPTIVE DRC TUNED Signal strength indicator (RX-V577 only) Lights up when Adaptive DRC (p.73) is working. Lights up when the unit is receiving an FM/AM radio station Indicates the strength of the wireless signal (p.28).
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    DC OUT jack For connecting to FM and AM antennas (p.24). For connecting to video/audio playback devices and For supplying power to a Yamaha AV accessory. For details inputting video/audio signals (p.21). on connections, refer to the instruction manual of the AV HDMI OUT jack accessory.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    ZONE A Select an input source for playback. • The playback devices must support HDMI Control. However, HDMI 1–6 HDMI 1–6 jacks Yamaha does not assure the operation of all HDMI ZONE B Control-compatible devices. AV 1–6 AV 1–6 jacks...
  • Page 11: Preparations

    Select the desired on-screen menu language. (p.27) Connecting to a network wirelessly Connect the unit to a network wirelessly. (RX-V577 only) (p.28) Optimizing the speaker settings Optimize the speaker settings, such as volume balance and acoustic parameters, to suit your room automatically (YPAO) (p.38) (YPAO).
  • Page 12: Placing Speakers

    *1 RX-V577 only *2 Place the surround speakers in front and set "Virtual CINEMA FRONT" (p.81) in the "Setup" menu to "On". • RX-V577 supports 2- to 7.1-channel system, and RX-V477 supports 2- to 5.1-channel speaker system. • (RX-V577 only) You can connect two subwoofers (with built-in amplifier) to the unit.
  • Page 13: Channel System

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 7.1-channel system (RX-V577 only) 5.1-channel system 10° to 30° 10° to 30° 10° to 30° 10° to 30° 30 cm (1 ft) or more 6.1-channel system (RX-V577 only) 5.1-channel system (Virtual CINEMA FRONT) 10°...
  • Page 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 4.1-channel system 2.1-channel system 10° to 30° 10° to 30° 3.1-channel system PREPARATIONS ➤ Placing speakers...
  • Page 15 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ■ Setting the speaker impedance (U.S.A. and Canada models only) 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”. Before connecting speakers, connect the power cable to an AC wall outlet.
  • Page 16: Connecting Speakers

    – – Audio pin cable (x1: for connecting a subwoofer) • (RX-V577 only) • When using only one surround back speaker, connect it to the You can connect 2 subwoofers (with built-in amplifier) to the unit. SINGLE jack (L side).
  • Page 17: Connecting Front Speakers That Support Bi-Amp Connections

    (Zone B). To connect the Zone B d Tighten the terminal. speakers, see “Playing back music in multiple rooms (RX-V577 only)” (p.69). + (red) • Surround back speakers or bi-amplified front speakers cannot be used while the Zone B function is enabled.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Connecting A Tv

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Connecting a TV ■ Connect a TV to the unit so that video input to the unit can be output to the TV. You can Component / composite video connection also enjoy playback of TV audio on the unit.
  • Page 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ❑ VIDEO (composite video) connection (with a video pin cable) MONITOR OUT Video input (VIDEO) jack The unit (rear) (composite video) VIDEO HDMI 1 HDMI 2 HDMI 3 HDMI 4 HDMI 5 HDMI 6 HDMI OUT...
  • Page 21: Connecting Playback Devices

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 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 22: Changing The Combination Of Video/Audio Input Jacks

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ■ ■ 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 or stereo pin cable).
  • Page 23: Connecting Audio Devices (Such As Cd Players)

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Connecting audio devices (such as CD players) After connecting external devices (such as a TV and playback devices) and power cable of the unit, turn on the unit. Connect audio devices such as CD players and MD players to the unit. Depending on the audio output jacks available on your audio device, choose one of the following Press AV 2 to select “AV 2”...
  • Page 24: Connecting To The Jack On The Front Panel

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Connecting to the jack on the front panel Connecting the FM/AM antennas Use the AUX jack on the front panel to temporarily connect devices such as portable Connect the supplied FM/AM antennas to the unit. audio players to the unit.
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Network (Wired Lan Connection)

    (RX-V577 only) • To use the service via the Internet, broadband connection is strongly recommended. You can also connect the unit to a network wirelessly. For details, see "Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)" (p.28). Network Attached Storage Internet...
  • Page 26: Connecting Recording Devices

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Connecting recording devices Connecting the power cable You can connect video/audio recording devices to the AV OUT jacks. These jacks Before connecting the power cable (General model only) output analog video/audio signals selected as the input. Set the switch position of VOLTAGE SELECTOR according to your local voltage.
  • Page 27: Selecting An On-Screen Menu Language

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Selecting an on-screen menu language TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER z RECEIVER z SLEEP SLEEP Select the desired on-screen menu language from English HDMI HDMI To exit from the menu, press SETUP. (default), Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian and Chinese.
  • Page 28: Connecting To A Network Wirelessly (Rx-V577 Only)

    • The signal strength indicator on the front display indicates the strength of the wireless signal. Weak Strong Bend Joint ES S W IR EL Turn clockwise to the vertical position ES S W IR EL PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 29: Selecting The Connection Method

    • When Wireless Direct is enabled, the unit cannot connect to the Internet. Therefore, you cannot use any kind of Internet service such as Internet radio. Mobile device • For details on “AV CONTROLLER”, visit the Yamaha website. (such as iPhone) The unit For details on connection, see “Connecting the unit to a wireless network”...
  • Page 30: Connecting The Unit To A Wireless Network

    (HDMI OUT jack). : ENTER Back : RETURN • Operations with TV screen are available only when your TV is connected to the unit via HDMI. Press SETUP. PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 31 In this case, try connection with "Access Point Scan" or "Manual Setting" (p.32). • You can use “WPS Button” (p.7) in the “Setup” menu to set up a wireless connection with the WPS button. PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 32 • The unit may connect automatically to the access point to which it has connected previously. In this case, the message indicating the successful connection will appear. You can ignore this message and proceed to the next step. PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 33 Deletes the character to the left of the selected one. [Space]: Enters a space. [DEL]: Deletes the selected character. When finished entering the key, select “OK” to return to the previous screen. PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 34 ← A a → B K S P S p a c e D E L CANCEL CLEAR When finished entering the key, select “OK” to return to the previous screen. PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 35 ← A a → B K S P S p a c e D E L CANCEL CLEAR When finished entering the key, select “OK” to return to the previous screen. PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 36: Connecting A Mobile Device To The Unit Directly (Wireless Direct)

    – SSID displayed on the TV screen – Security key you have just entered : E N T E R B a c k : R E T U R N PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 37 9. Cursor keys ENTER VOLUME VOLUME ENTER RETURN RETURN DISPLAY DISPLAY To exit from the menu, press SETUP. POP-UP POP-UP MUTE MUTE MENU MENU MENU MENU MODE MODE PREPARATIONS ➤ Connecting to a network wirelessly (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 38: Optimizing The Speaker Settings Automatically (Ypao)

    RECEIVER RECEIVER z RECEIVER z SLEEP SLEEP The Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) function HDMI HDMI Place the YPAO microphone at your listening detects speaker connections, measures the distances from them to your listening position(s), and then automatically optimizes the...
  • Page 39 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 TRANSMIT TRANSMIT To start the measurement, use the cursor keys to To save the measurement results, use the cursor RECEIVER RECEIVER select “Start” and press SETUP. keys (e/r) to select “SAVE” and press ENTER. SLEEP SLEEP HDMI...
  • Page 40: Error Messages

    Use the cursor keys (e/r) to select the Exit YPAO, and turn off and on the unit. If this error occurs E-10:Internal Err. An internal error has occurred. repeatedly, contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or desired operation. (E-10:INTERNAL) service center.
  • Page 41: Warning Messages

    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 42: Playback

    PLAYBACK TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI Basic playback procedure Input selection keys Turn on the external devices (such as a TV or ZONE A ZONE A BD/DVD player) connected to the unit. ZONE B ZONE B PRESET PRESET TUNING TUNING Use the input selection keys to select an input...
  • Page 43: Selecting The Input Source And Favorite Settings With One Touch

    The SCENE function allows you to select the assigned input source, Configuring scene assignments HDMI HDMI sound program, Compressed Music Enhancer on/off, and target zones (RX-V577 only) with just one touch. Perform the following operations to prepare the Press SCENE. ZONE A ZONE A settings you want to assign to a scene.
  • Page 44: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Selecting the sound mode TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP ❑ Enabling Compressed Music Enhancer The unit is equipped with a variety of sound programs and HDMI HDMI surround decoders that allow you to enjoy playback sources with • Press ENHANCER. your favorite sound mode (such as sound field effect or stereo This mode lets you enjoy compressed music with additional depth playback).
  • Page 45: Enjoying Stereoscopic Sound Fields (Cinema Dsp 3D)

    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 3D). It allows you to easily create sound fields like actual This program reproduces monaural video sources, such as classic movies, in an atmosphere of a good old movie theater.
  • Page 46: Virtual Cinema Dsp

    2 channels and output from the front speakers (this program does not utilize CINEMA DSP). (RX-V577: 7ch Stereo, RX-V477: 5ch Stereo) Use this program to output sound from all speakers. When you play back...
  • Page 47: Enjoying Unprocessed Playback

    Use the Dolby Pro Logic II decoder (or Dolby Pro Logic IIx decoder) suitable for music. bPLIIx Music* • (RX-V577 only) bPLII Game To enable 6.1/7.1-channel playback from 5.1-channel sources when surround Use the Dolby Pro Logic II decoder (or Dolby Pro back speakers are used, set “Extended Surround”...
  • Page 48: Enjoying Pure High Fidelity Sound (Direct Playback)

    Enjoying pure high fidelity sound Enjoying compressed music with enhanced TRANSMIT TRANSMIT (direct playback) sound (Compressed Music Enhancer) RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI When the direct playback mode is enabled, the unit plays back the selected source with the least circuitry in order to reduce the electrical noise from other circuitry (such as the front display).
  • Page 49: Listening To Fm/Am Radio

    Listening to FM/AM radio TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP You can tune into a radio station by specifying its frequency or Selecting a frequency for reception HDMI HDMI selecting from registered radio stations. Press FM or AM to select a band. •...
  • Page 50: Registering Favorite Radio Stations (Presets)

    Registering favorite radio stations (presets) When the Auto Preset process finishes, “FINISH” appears and the TRANSMIT TRANSMIT “Option” menu closes automatically. RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP You can register up to 40 radio stations as presets. Once you have CHARGE ENHANCER STEREO TUNED SLEEP MUTE HDMI...
  • Page 51 ■ ■ Selecting a preset station Clearing preset stations TRANSMIT TRANSMIT Tune into a registered radio station by selecting its preset number. Clear radio stations registered to the preset numbers. RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI Press FM or AM to select “TUNER” as the input Press FM or AM to select “TUNER”...
  • Page 52: Radio Data System Tuning

    Radio Data System tuning TRANSMIT TRANSMIT • “Program Service”, “Program Type”, “Radio Text”, and “Clock Time” are not RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP (U.K. and Europe models only) displayed if the radio station does not provide the Radio Data System HDMI HDMI service.
  • Page 53: Playing Back Ipod Music

    Playing back iPod music TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP You can play back iPod music on the unit using a USB cable Playback of iPod content HDMI HDMI supplied with the iPod. Follow the procedure below to operate the iPod contents and start playback.
  • Page 54 ■ Browse screen TRANSMIT TRANSMIT Use the cursor keys to select an item and press RECEIVER RECEIVER ENTER. SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI If a song is selected, playback starts and the playback i P o d M u s i c screen is displayed.
  • Page 55: Playback Screen

    ■ ■ Playback screen Operating the iPod itself or remote control TRANSMIT TRANSMIT (simple play) RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI i P o d Press MODE to switch to the simple play mode. N o w P l a y i n g The TV menu screen turns off and iPod operations are A r t i s t N a m e A l b u m N a m e...
  • Page 56 ■ Repeat/shuffle settings TRANSMIT TRANSMIT You can configure the repeat/shuffle settings of your iPod. RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI • During simple play, configure the repeat/shuffle settings directly on your iPod or press MODE to display the TV menu screen and then follow the procedure below. ZONE A ZONE A When “USB”...
  • Page 57: Playing Back Music Stored On A Usb Storage Device

    Playing back music stored on a USB storage device TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP You can play back music files stored on a USB storage device on Playback of USB storage device contents HDMI HDMI the unit. Follow the procedure below to operate the USB storage device contents and start playback.
  • Page 58 ■ Browse screen TRANSMIT TRANSMIT Use the cursor keys to select an item and press RECEIVER RECEIVER ENTER. SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI U S B If a song is selected, playback starts and the playback T o p screen is displayed. B l u e s C l a s s i c a l E l e c t r o n i c a...
  • Page 59 ■ ■ Playback screen Repeat/shuffle settings TRANSMIT TRANSMIT You can configure the repeat/shuffle settings for playback of USB RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP storage device contents. HDMI HDMI U S B N o w P l a y i n g When “USB”...
  • Page 60: Playing Back Music Stored On Media Servers (Pcs/Nas)

    Select “Library”, then “Media Sharing”. (p.91) in the “Setup” menu. • (RX-V577 only) The audio may be interrupted while using the wireless network connection. In this case, use the wired Check the “Share my media to” box, select the unit’s icon, and click network connection.
  • Page 61: Playback Of Pc Music Contents

    Playback of PC music contents TRANSMIT TRANSMIT Use the cursor keys to select an item and press RECEIVER RECEIVER ENTER. SLEEP SLEEP Follow the procedure below to operate the PC music contents and HDMI HDMI start playback. If a song is selected, playback starts and the playback You can control the PC/NAS with the menu displayed on the TV screen is displayed.
  • Page 62 ■ ■ Browse screen Playback screen TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI S E R V E R S E R V E R N A S A N o w P l a y i n g B l u e s C l a s s i c a l A r t i s t N a m e...
  • Page 63 ■ Repeat/shuffle settings TRANSMIT TRANSMIT You can configure the repeat/shuffle settings for the playback of PC RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP music content. HDMI HDMI When “SERVER” is selected as the input source, press OPTION. ZONE A ZONE A Use the cursor keys to select “Repeat” (Repeat) or ZONE B ZONE B “Shuffle”...
  • Page 64: Listening To Internet Radio

    Listening to Internet radio TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP You can listen to Internet radio stations from all over the world. Playback of Internet radio HDMI HDMI Follow the procedure below to select an Internet radio station and • Operations with TV screen are available only when your TV is connected to the start playback.
  • Page 65 ■ ■ Browse screen Playback screen TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI N E T R A D I O N E T R A D I O T o p N o w P l a y i n g B o o k m a r k s L o c a t i o n s S t a t i o n N a m e...
  • Page 66: Registering Favorite Internet Radio Stations (Bookmarks)

    Registering favorite Internet radio stations (bookmarks) TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP You can register your favorite Internet radio stations to the HDMI HDMI Access the vTuner website “Bookmarks” folder. (http://yradio.vtuner.com/) with the web browser on ■ your PC and enter the vTuner ID. Registering the station with the Option menu ZONE A...
  • Page 67: Playing Back Music With Airplay

    The unit • If the icon does not appear, check whether the unit and PC/iPod are connected to the router properly. (RX-V577 can be connected wirelessly to a network.) iPod On the iTunes/iPod, click (tap) the AirPlay icon and select the unit (network name of the unit) as the audio output device.
  • Page 68 Use the following remote control keys to control playback. TRANSMIT TRANSMIT • You can turn on the unit automatically when starting playback on iTunes or iPod by RECEIVER RECEIVER External device SLEEP SLEEP Function setting “Network Standby” (p.92) in the “Setup” menu to “On”. operation keys HDMI HDMI...
  • Page 69: Playing Back Music In Multiple Rooms (Rx-V577 Only)

    Zone B separately (p.70). • You can automatically enable/disable the audio output to Zone A/B in conjunction with a scene selection (p.43) Zone B Zone A PLAYBACK ➤ Playing back music in multiple rooms (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 70 Use the cursor keys (q/w) to select “ZoneB Trim” (ZB.Trim) and the cursor keys (e/r) to adjust the setting. Setting range -10.0 dB to +10.0 dB (0.5 dB increments) Default 0.0 dB PLAYBACK ➤ Playing back music in multiple rooms (RX-V577 only)
  • Page 71: Viewing The Current Status

    Viewing the current status TRANSMIT TRANSMIT RECEIVER RECEIVER SLEEP SLEEP HDMI HDMI Switching information on the front display Press INFO. ZONE A ZONE A Each time you press the key, the displayed item changes. ZONE B ZONE B CHARGE ENHANCER STEREO TUNED SLEEP MUTE PRESET...
  • Page 72: Configuring Playback Settings For Different Playback Sources

    S i g n a l I n f o is adjusted. A u d i o I n DSP/Surround (DSP/Surround) (RX-V577 only) Extended Surround Selects how to play back 5.1- to 7.1-channel sources (EXTD) when surround back speakers are used.
  • Page 73 ❑ Extended Surround (EXTD) Setting range -6.0 dB to Bypass (Bypass) to +6.0 dB (0.5 dB increments) (RX-V577 only) Selects how to play back 5.1- to 7.1-channel sources when surround back speakers are used. • You can also adjust the tone with the front panel controls. Press TONE CONTROL to select "Treble" or "Bass", then press PROGRAM to make an adjustment.
  • Page 74 ■ Lipsync (Lipsync) Enables/disables the adjustment configured in “Lipsync” (p.86) in the “Setup” menu. • Some early Dolby Digital Surround EX or DTS-ES sources do not contain a flag for reproducing surround back channel. We recommend you set “Extended Surround” to “bPLIIx Movie” or “EX/ES” when playing back those sources.
  • Page 75 ■ ■ Audio In (Audio In) Volume Interlock (Interlock) Combines the video jack of the selected input source (HDMI 1–6 or AV 1–6) with an Enables/disables volume controls from iTunes/iPod via AirPlay. audio jack of others. For example, use this function in the following cases. Settings •...
  • Page 76: Configurations

    CONFIGURATIONS Configuring various functions (Setup menu) You can configure the unit’s various function with the menu displayed on the TV screen. Use the cursor keys (e/r) to select a setting and press ENTER. To exit from the menu, press SETUP. •...
  • Page 77: Setup Menu Items

    Setup menu items Menu Item Function Page (RX-V577 only) Power Amp Assign Selects a speaker system. Subwoofer Selects whether or not a subwoofer is connected. Front Selects the size of the front speakers. Center Selects whether or not a center speaker is connected and its size.
  • Page 78 Max Volume Volume Initial Volume Sets the initial volume for when this receiver is turned on. (RX-V577 only) ZoneB Volume Selects whether to adjust the volume for Zone B in conjunction with the volume for Zone A. Auto Power Standby Set the amount of time for the auto-standby function.
  • Page 79: Speaker

    (6-1/4”) or larger or “Small” if it is smaller than 16 cm (6-1/4”). Power Amp Assign • “Front” is automatically set to “Large” when “Subwoofer” is set to “None”. (RX-V577 only) Selects a speaker system. Center In addition to the 5.1- or 7.1-channel speaker system, various speaker Selects whether or not a center speaker is connected and its size.
  • Page 80 Sets the phase of the subwoofer. When the bass sound is lacking or unclear, switch the subwoofer phase. Surround Back Settings (RX-V577 only) Normal Does not reverse the subwoofer phase. Selects whether or not surround back speakers are connected and their sizes.
  • Page 81 Choices Set “EQ Select” to “GEQ”. Front L, Front R, Center, Surround L, Surround R, Surround Back L (RX-V577 only), Use the cursor keys (q/w) to select “Channel” and the cursor keys (e/r) to Surround Back R (RX-V577 only), Subwoofer select the desired speaker channel.
  • Page 82: Test Tone

    ■ Test Tone Enables/disables the test tone output. Test tone output helps you to adjust the speaker balance or equalizer while confirming its effect. Settings Does not output test tones. Outputs test tones automatically when you adjust the speaker balance or equalizer.
  • Page 83: Hdmi

    HDMI Configures the HDMI settings. Standby Through Select whether to output videos/audio (input through HDMI jacks) to the TV when • Default settings are underlined. the unit is in standby mode. If this function is set to “On”, you can use the input selection keys (HDMI 1–6) to select an HDMI input even when the unit is in ■...
  • Page 84 Enables/disables ARC (p.21) when “HDMI Control” is set to “On”. Settings Disables ARC. Enables ARC. • You do not need to change this setting normally. In case noises are produced from the speakers connected to the unit because TV audio signals input to the unit via ARC are not supported by the unit, set “ARC”...
  • Page 85: Sound

    Adjusts the difference in level between the front and surround sound fields. Higher • Default settings are underlined. to strengthen the front sound field and lower to strengthen the surround sound field. This setting is effective when “bPLII Music” or “bPLIIx Music” (RX-V577 ■ DSP Parameter only) is selected.
  • Page 86 ■ ■ Lipsync Volume Adjusts the delay between video and audio output. Configures the volume settings. Scale • You can enable/disable the Lipsync function by input sources in “Lipsync” (p.74) in the “Option” menu. Switches the scale of the volume display. Select Settings Selects the method to adjust the delay between video and audio output.
  • Page 87 ZoneB Volume (RX-V577 only) Selects whether to adjust the volume for Zone B in conjunction with the volume for Zone A. Settings Adjusts the volume for Zone B in conjunction with the volume for Sync. Zone A. Does not adjust the volume for Zone B in conjunction with the volume Async.
  • Page 88: Eco

    Configures the power supply settings. • Default settings are underlined. ■ Auto Power Standby Set the amount of time for the auto-standby function. Settings Does not set the unit to standby mode automatically. Sets the unit to standby mode when you have not operated the unit 20 minutes and the unit has not detected any input signal for the specified time.
  • Page 89: Function

    Function Configures the functions that make the unit easier to use. To confirm the new name, press ENTER. • Default settings are underlined. • To cancel the entry, press RETURN. ■ Input Rename To change another input source name, repeat steps 1 to 3. To exit from the menu, press SETUP.
  • Page 90 ■ DC OUT Configures the DC OUT jack setting. Power Mode Selects how to supply power to the Yamaha AV accessory connected to the DC OUT jack. Settings Supplies power through the DC OUT jack continuously regardless of Continuous the power state (on/standby) of the unit.
  • Page 91: Network

    Specifies the IP address of the primary DNS server. DNS Server (S) Specifies the IP address of the secondary DNS server. * RX-V577 only ■ Network Connection Use the cursor keys (e/r) to move the edit position and the cursor keys (q/w) to select a value.
  • Page 92: Network Standby

    ■ ■ MAC Address Filter Network Standby Sets the MAC address filter to limit access to the unit from other network devices. Selects whether the unit can be turned on from other network devices (network standby). Settings • Operation of the AirPlay function (p.67) or the DMC is not limited by this setting. Disables the network standby function.
  • Page 93: Language

    ■ Network Update Language Updates the firmware via the network. Select an on-screen menu language. Perform Update Starts the process to update the unit’s firmware. For details, see “Updating the • Default settings are underlined. unit’s firmware” (p.97). Settings Firmware Version English English 日本語...
  • Page 94: Configuring The System Settings (Advanced Setup Menu)

    Configuring the system settings (ADVANCED SETUP menu) Configure the system settings of the unit while viewing the front display. ADVANCED SETUP menu items Set the unit to standby mode. While holding down STRAIGHT on the front panel, press z (power). •...
  • Page 95: Selecting The Remote Control Id (Remote Id)

    Since the unit automatically selects the video signal type so that it matches to the TV, it ID1). When using multiple Yamaha AV receivers, you can set each remote control with a is unnecessary to change the setting normally. Change the setting only when images unique remote control ID for its corresponding receiver.
  • Page 96: Updating The Firmware (Update)

    Updating the firmware (UPDATE) CHARGE ENHANCER STEREO TUNED SLEEP MUTE VOL. UPDATE•••••USB ADAPTIVE DRC VIRTUAL 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.
  • Page 97: Updating The Unit's Firmware Via The Network

    • To perform the following procedure, your TV must be connected to the unit via SETUP OPTION OPTION HDMI. If not, perform the update from the “ADVANCED SETUP” menu (p.96). The firmware update is complete. • For details on update, visit the Yamaha website. Cursor keys ENTER VOLUME VOLUME ENTER...
  • Page 98: Appendix

    (p.86). Yamaha product or another remote control may work on the unit. If this happens, register different remote control IDs for the devices that you want to control with each remote control (p.95).
  • Page 99: Troubleshooting

    The power does not turn on. consecutively. If the unit is in this condition, the standby indicator nearest Yamaha dealer or service center to request repair. on the unit blinks when you try to turn on the power. Hold down z (power) on the front panel for more than 10 seconds to initialize The internal microcomputer has frozen, due to an external electric The power does not turn off.
  • Page 100 Problem Cause Remedy The unit is out of the operating range. Use the remote control within the operating range (p.4). The batteries are weak. Replace with new batteries. The unit’s remote control sensor is exposed to direct sunlight or The unit cannot be controlled using the remote Adjust the lighting angle, or reposition the unit.
  • Page 101: Audio

    “Signal Info” in the “Option” menu (p.74). No sound. (RX-V577 only) Press ZONE A (ZONE B) to enable audio output to Zone A (or Zone B). Audio output to Zone A (or Zone B) is disabled.
  • Page 102 Problem Cause Remedy The TV does not support HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Refer to the instruction manuals for the TV and check the TV’s specifications. Protection). No sound from the playback device (connected to The unit is set not to output audio input through HDMI jacks from In “Audio Output”...
  • Page 103: Video

    Video Problem Cause Remedy Another input source is selected on the unit. Select an appropriate input source with the input selection keys. Another input source is selected on the TV. Switch the TV input to display the video from the unit. Check the video output setting of the playback device.
  • Page 104: Usb And Network

    The wireless router (access point) is turned off. Turn on the wireless router. (RX-V577 only) The unit and the wireless router (access point) are too far apart. Place the unit and the wireless router (access point) closer to each other.
  • Page 105 Microwave ovens or other wireless devices in your neighborhood Turn off these devices. might disturb the wireless communication. (RX-V577 only) Wireless network is not found. Access to the network is restricted by the firewall settings of the Check the firewall setting of the wireless router (access point).
  • Page 106: Error Indications On The Front Display

    DC OUT jack. 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 107: 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 108: 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 109: Yamaha Technologies

    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 • This unit supports USB mass storage class devices (e.g., flash memories or portable home.
  • Page 110: Video Signal Flow

    Video signal flow About HTC Connect This receiver features “HTC Connect”, a simple way to enjoy all music content from your HTC Connect certified smartphone. Video signals input from a video device to the unit are output to a TV as shown below. 1.
  • Page 111: Information On Hdmi

    To use HDMI Control, you need to perform the following HDMI Control link setup after Information on HDMI connecting the TV and playback devices. For details on settings and operating your TV, refer to the instruction manual for the TV. HDMI Control HDMI Control allows you to operate external devices via HDMI.
  • Page 112: Audio Return Channel (Arc)

    f If you made a digital optical cable connection between the TV and the unit, use the Audio Return Channel (ARC) cursor keys (q/w) to select "TV Audio Input" and the cursor keys (e/r) to select "AV 1". ARC allows you to input TV audio to the unit with the HDMI cable which transmits video g Press SETUP.
  • Page 113: Hdmi Signal Compatibility

    HDMI signal compatibility Audio signals Audio signal type Audio signal format Compatible media (example) 2ch Linear PCM 2ch, 32 to 192 kHz, 16/20/24 bit CD, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio DVD-Audio, BD (Blu-ray disc), Multichannel Linear PCM 8ch, 32 to 192 kHz, 16/20/24 bit HD DVD 2 to 5.1ch, 2.8224 MHz, 1 bit SACD...
  • Page 114: Reference Diagram (Rear Panel)

    MONITOR OUT VIDEO OPTICAL COAXIAL COAXIAL SUBWOOFER ( TV ) PRE OUT (RX-V577 U.S.A. model) • The area around the video/audio output jacks is marked in white on the actual product to prevent improper connections. APPENDIX ➤ Reference diagram (rear panel)
  • Page 115: Trademarks

    HDMI Licensing LLC in the trademarks or trademarks of HTC Corporation. United States and other countries. x.v.Color™ “x.v.Color” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “SILENT CINEMA” is a trademark of Yamaha Corporation. APPENDIX ➤ Trademarks...
  • Page 116: Specifications

    - NETWORK (Wired) x 1 (100Base-TX/10Base-T) • Internet Radio - 576i/50 Hz - NETWORK (Wireless) x 1 (IEEE802.11b/IEEE802.11g) - 480p/60 Hz Wireless Network [RX-V577] [RX-V477] - 576p/50 Hz - USB x 1 (USB2.0) • Wireless LAN Standards - 720p/60 Hz, 50 Hz - NETWORK (Wired) x 1 (100Base-TX/10Base-T) IEEE802.11b, IEEE802.11g...
  • Page 117 • Maximum Input Signal Surround L/R............95 W+95 W AV 4 etc. (1 kHz, 0.5% THD, Effect On) ......2.3 V Surround Back L/R [RX-V577] ....... 95 W+95 W • Output Level / Output Impedance AV OUT.............. 200 mV/1.2 kΩ SUBWOOFER............1 V/1.2 kΩ...
  • Page 118 Video Section General • Weight [RX-V577]............8.1 kg (17.9 lbs) • Video Signal Type • Power Supply [RX-V477]............8.0 kg (17.6 lbs) [U.S.A., Canada, Korea, Taiwan and General models] ... NTSC [U.S.A. and Canada models] ......AC 120 V, 60 Hz [Other models]..............
  • Page 119: Index

    Index Symbols Auto Power Standby (ECO, Setup menu) Crossover (Speaker, Setup menu) Auto Preset (FM radio, Option menu) Crossover frequency setting (subwoofer) Envelope icon (p) Automatic speaker setting optimization Lock icon (o) Automatic station preset (FM radio) Numerics DC OUT (Function, Setup menu) AutoPowerStdby (ECO, Setup menu) DC Overloaded (error indication) 2.1-channel system...
  • Page 120 HDMI Control (HDMI, Setup menu) MAC Address (MAC Address Filter, Setup menu) HDMI OUT (TV) (Audio Output, Setup menu) MAC Address Filter (Network, Setup menu) ECO (Setup menu) HDMI signal compatibility Manual Setting (Wireless (Wi-Fi), Setup menu) ECO Mode (ECO, Setup menu) Headphones Manual station preset (FM/AM radio) Enhancer (DSP/Surround, Option menu)
  • Page 121 Sci-Fi (sound program) SUR.DECODE (sound mode) Security (Information, Setup menu) Surround (Speaker, Setup menu) PAL (TV FORMAT, ADVANCED SETUP menu) Select (Lipsync, Setup menu) Surround Back (Speaker, Setup menu) Panorama (DSP Parameter, Setup menu) Setup menu Surround decoder PC content playback Share Wi-Fi Settings (iOS) (Wireless (Wi-Fi), Setup SW.Trim (Volume Trim, Option menu) PEQ (Equalizer, Setup menu)
  • Page 122 Wired (Network Connection, Setup menu) Wireless (Wi-Fi) (Network Connection, Setup menu) Wireless Direct (Network Connection, Setup menu) WPS Button (Wireless (Wi-Fi), Setup menu) WPS button configuration Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer (YPAO) YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room Acoustic Optimizer) YPAO error message...
  • Page 123 © 2014 Yamaha Corporation YG068A0/EN...
  • Page 126 Supplement for Pandora® Using the Pandora service Account setup for Pandora the cursor keys to select “NO” and press The Pandora service is available in the U.S.A., Australia and New ENTER. Zealand only. If you have not set up your Pandora account yet, the Le service Pandora est disponible aux États-Unis, en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande uniquement.
  • Page 127: Creating Pandora Stations

    Perform the following procedure. • If playback of any Pandora station is ongoing, the playback screen is displayed. Press RETURN to display the browse If both artists and tracks are found screen. a Use the cursor keys to select “ARTISTS” or “TRACKS”...
  • Page 128: Playback Of Pandora Stations

    ■ Browse screen ■ Playback screen Playback of Pandora stations If you have created Pandora stations, follow the procedure below to select a Pandora station to be played. Press NET repeatedly to select “Pandora” as the input source. The browse screen (My Station list) is displayed on the TV.
  • Page 129 The browse screen (My Station list) for the selected Pandora account is displayed. Pandora and Pandora Internet Radio logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. © 2014 Yamaha Corporation YG068A0/NS3EN...
  • Page 136 English Information about third party software licenses This product incorporates the following third party software. For information (copyright, etc) about each software, please read the terms and conditions stated below. By using this product, you will be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions. ■...
  • Page 137 ■ ■ About The Independent JPEG About Network Permission is NOT granted for the use of any IJG author's name or company name in advertising or Group’s JPEG software Copyright © 1988 Stephen Deering. publicity relating to this software or products derived from it.
  • Page 138 ■ About PNG Reference Library PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO John Bowler EVENT SHALL THE REGENTS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE Kevin Bracey ibpng versions 1.2.6, August 15, 2004, through 1.4.5, LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, Sam Bushell December 9, 2010, are Copyright © 2004, 2006-2010 SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL Magnus Holmgren Glenn Randers-Pehrson, and are distributed according...
  • Page 139 Do not disassemble, decompile, or reverse engineer liable for any damages arising from the use of this the software included in Yamaha AV products. software. 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for following disclaimer.

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