Connecting your equipment
Making cable connections
Make sure not to bend the cables over the top
of this unit (as shown in the illustration). If this
happens, the magnetic field produced by the
transformers in this unit may cause a
humming noise from the speakers.
• Before making or changing any connections,
switch off the power and disconnect the power
cord from the AC outlet.
• Before unplugging the power cord, switch
the power into standby.
The HDMI cables transfers uncompressed
Be careful to connect the terminal in the
HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface)
was developed to provide the technologies of
High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection
(HDCP) as well as Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
in one specification. HDCP is used to protect
digital content transmitted and received by
1 If the video signal does not appear on your TV, try adjusting the resolution settings on your component or display. Note that
some components (such as video game units) have resolutions that may not be displayed. In this case, use a (analog)
HDMI has the capability to support standard,
enhanced, or high-definition video plus
standard to multi-channel surround-sound
audio. HDMI features include uncompressed
digital video, a bandwidth of up to 2.2 gigabytes
per second (with HDTV signals), one connector
(instead of several cables and connectors), and
communication between the AV source and
AV devices such as DTVs.
Even if you connect the playback components
with an HDMI cable, no sound will come out of
the speaker connected to this receiver. An
audio cable connection is also needed for this.
HDMI, the HDMI Logo and High-Definition
Multimedia Interface are trademarks or
registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in
the United States and other countries.
Analog audio cables
Use stereo RCA phono cables to connect
analog audio components. These cables are
typically red and white, and you should
connect the red plugs to R (right) terminals
and white plugs to L (left) terminals.
Analog audio cables