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HOME CINEMA CONTROL CENTER
RX-E11S
INSTRUCTIONS
LVT1301-010A
[US, UN, UX]

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  • Page 1 HOME CINEMA CONTROL CENTER RX-E11S INSTRUCTIONS LVT1301-010A [US, UN, UX]...
  • Page 2 No obstructions open spacing. No obstructions in 10 cm from the sides. No obstructions in 15 cm from the back. No obstructions, place on the level surface. Spacing 15 cm or more RX-E11S Front Stand height 15 cm or more Floor...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Introducing the Surround modes ... 25 Introducing the DSP modes ... 27 Using the Surround/DSP modes ... 28 AV COMPU LINK remote control system ... 30 Operating other JVC products ... 32 Operating other manufacturers’ products ... 34 Troubleshooting ... 37 Specifications ... 38 —Smart Surround Setup ...
  • Page 4: Parts Identification

    TEST TONE button (21) s D.EQ FREQ button (22) d D.EQ LEVEL +/– buttons (22) * These buttons can be used for operating a JVC DVD recorder or DVD player with the mode selector set to “DVR” or “DVD” (see page 33).
  • Page 5 See pages in parentheses for details. Front panel RX-E11 HOME CINEMA CONTROL CENTER STANDBY / ON DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND 6 7 8 STANDBY/ON button and standby lamp (10, 23) 2 Source lamps DVR/DVD, VCR, DBS, TV, FM, AM 3 • SOURCE SELECTOR (10, 24) •...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting started Before Installation General precautions • Be sure your hands are dry. • Turn the power off to all components. • Read the manuals supplied with the components you are going to connect. Locations • Install the receiver in a location that is level and protected from moisture and dust.
  • Page 7: Connecting The Fm And Am Antennas

    Connecting the FM and AM antennas If FM reception is poor, connect an outdoor FM antenna (not supplied). FM antenna (supplied) 220V 110V 230 - 240V 127V AM antenna connection Connect the AM loop antenna supplied to the AM LOOP terminals.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Speaker Layout Diagram Left surround speaker (LS) Connecting the front, center, and surround speakers Turn off all components before making connections. Twist and remove the insulation at the end of each speaker cord. Press and hold the clamp of the speaker terminal (1), then insert the speaker cord (2).
  • Page 9: Connecting Video Components

    Connecting video components You can use composite video cables or S-video cables for video connection. By using the S-video cable, you can get better picture quality. • If your video components have digital output terminal, also connect them using the digital terminals explained in “Digital connection”...
  • Page 10 Turn off all components before making connections. 7 Connecting a VCR 220V 110V 230 - 240V 127V (REC) (PLAY) (REC) S-video cable Stereo audio (not supplied) cable (not supplied) ı Ç Î ‰ Å Å To audio input ı To audio output Ç...
  • Page 11: Connecting The Power Cord

    Digital connection Turn off all components before making connections. This receiver is equipped with three DIGITAL IN terminals—a digital coaxial terminal and two digital optical terminals. To reproduce the digital sound, use the digital connection in addition to the analog connection methods described on pages 7 and 8.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    Basic operations When operating the receiver using the remote control, set the mode selector to “AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS.” Turn on the power Press STANDBY/ON (or AUDIO on the remote control). The standby lamp goes off and the source lamp of the current source lights in red.
  • Page 13: Adjust The Volume

    Adjust the volume To increase the volume, turn MASTER VOLUME control clockwise (or press VOLUME + on the remote control). To decrease the volume, turn MASTER VOLUME control counterclockwise (or press VOLUME – on the remote control). • When you adjust the volume, the volume level indication appears on the display for a while.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Subwoofer Audio Position

    When operating the receiver using the remote control, set the mode selector to “AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS.” Adjusting the subwoofer audio position If the subwoofer sound is reinforced for stereo sound compared to the sound reproduced with multi-channel, set the subwoofer audio position. The subwoofer output level is automatically decreased by the selected value when you are listening in stereo.
  • Page 15: Turning Off The Power With The Sleep Timer

    Turning off the power with the Sleep Timer You can fall asleep while listening to music—Sleep Timer. From the remote control ONLY: Press SLEEP repeatedly. • Each time you press the button, the shut-off time changes in 10 minute intervals. The SLEEP indicator lights up on the display. C.TONE VIRTUAL SB AUDIO P.
  • Page 16: Basic Settings

    Basic settings To obtain the best possible sound effect from Surround/DSP modes (see pages 25 to 29), you need to set up the speaker and subwoofer information after all the connections are completed. From pages 14 to 19, how to set speakers and other basic items of the receiver are explained.
  • Page 17: Basic Setting Items

    In the following cases, set the speakers manually. • When the receiver detects the sound as “SILENT” twice in succession. The setting is made. (The distance of the speakers from which sound has not been detected is set to “+9.0m (+30ft).”) The receiver exits from Smart Surround Setup.
  • Page 18: Operating Procedure

    Operating procedure On the front panel ONLY: Before you start, remember... There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again. Ex.: When setting DIGITAL IN 1 terminal. Press SETTING.
  • Page 19: Setting Bass Sound

    Setting the speaker distance The distance from your listening point to the speakers is one of the important elements to obtain the best possible sound effect from the Surround/DSP modes. By referring to the speaker distance, the receiver automatically sets the delay time of the sound through each speaker so that sounds through all the speakers can reach you at the same time.
  • Page 20: Setting The Virtual Surround Back Speaker-Virtual Sb

    Setting the virtual surround back speaker—VIRTUAL SB You can enjoy the surround back channel while playing back Dolby Digital Surround EX software or DTS-ES software without the surround back speaker—Virtual Surround Back. This function creates the great surround effect from the behind as if you have connected the surround back speaker.
  • Page 21: Setting The Digital Input (Digital In) Terminals-Digital In1/2/3

    Setting the digital input (DIGITAL IN) terminals—DIGITAL IN1/2/3 When you use the digital input terminals, register what components are connected to which terminals—DIGITAL IN1/2/3 (see page 9) so that the correct source name will appear when you select the digital source. Select one of the following components for each terminal: DVR/DVD For DVD recorder or DVD player.
  • Page 22: Sound Adjustments

    Sound adjustments You can make sound adjustment to your preference after completing basic setting. Basic adjustment items You can adjust the following items. See pages in parentheses for details. • You cannot select the items which is not available with the current setting.
  • Page 23: Adjusting Speaker Output Level

    Adjusting speaker output level • SUBWFR LVL (subwoofer output level), • FRONT L LVL (left front speaker output level), • FRONT R LVL (right front speaker output level), • CENTER LVL (center speaker output level), • SURR L LVL (left surround speaker output level), •...
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Bass Sounds

    Adjusting the bass sounds Reinforcing the bass—BASS BOOST You can boost the bass level—Bass Boost. • Once you have made an adjustment, it is memorized for each source. B.BOOST ON Select to boost the bass level. The BASS indicator lights up on the display. B.BOOST OFF Select to deactivate the Bass Boost.
  • Page 25: Tuner Operations

    Tuner operations Tuner operations are mainly done from the remote control. When you have selected “FM” or “AM” by using SOURCE SELECTOR on the front panel, press FM or AM on the remote control to use the remote control for tuner operations. When operating the receiver using the remote control, set the mode selector to “AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS.”...
  • Page 26: Selecting The Fm Reception Mode

    Press the numeric buttons (1 – 10, +10) to select a channel number while the channel number position is flashing. • For channel number 5, press 5. • For channel number 15, press +10, then 5. • For channel number 30, press +10, +10, then 10. C.TONE VIRTUAL SB AUDIO P.
  • Page 27: Creating Realistic Sound Fields

    Creating realistic sound fields Reproducing theater ambience In a movie theater, many speakers are located on the walls to reproduce impressive multi-surround sound, reaching you from all directions. With these many speakers, sound localization and sound movement can be expressed. Surround/DSP modes built in this receiver can create almost the same Surround sound as you can feel in a real movie theater.
  • Page 28 • If both the surround speakers and center speaker are set to “NO” in the speaker setting (see page 16), JVC’s original 3D- PHONIC processing (which has been developed to create the surround effect through the front speakers only) is used. The 3D indicator lights up on the display.
  • Page 29: Introducing The Dsp Modes

    • If the surround speakers are set to “NO” in the speaker setting (see page 16), JVC’s original 3D-PHONIC processing (which has been developed to create the surround effect through the front speakers only) is used.
  • Page 30: Using The Surround/Dsp Modes

    Using the Surround/DSP modes Available Surround/DSP modes vary depending on the incoming signal. For details, see “Available Surround and DSP modes according to the incoming signal” on page 29. Activating one of the Surround/DSP modes for a source automatically recalls the memorized settings and adjustments.
  • Page 31 On the front panel: Before you start, remember... There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 2 again. Select and play any source you like. • Make sure you have selected the input mode (analog or digital) correctly.
  • Page 32: Av Compu Link Remote Control System

    The AV COMPU LINK remote control system allows you to operate JVC’s video components (TV, DVD player* through this receiver. To use this remote control system, you need to connect the video components you want to operate, following the diagrams below and the procedures on the next page.
  • Page 33 Connecting procedure If you have already plugged your VCR, DVD player, TV, and this receiver into the AC outlets, unplug their AC power cords first. Connect your VCR, DVD player, TV, and this receiver as follows, using the cables with the monaural mini-plugs (not supplied).
  • Page 34: Operating Other Jvc Products

    “A” and “B.” This remote control can operate a VCR whose remote control code is set to “A.” – Some JVC DVD recorders can accept four types of the control signals. This remote control can operate a DVD recorder whose remote control code is set to the initial code.
  • Page 35 ENTER to enter the number.) 1 – 10, 0, +10 (for DVD player): Select a track number, menu item, etc. You can also use the following buttons to operate JVC DVD recorder or DVD player if it supports the corresponding function: For various settings: AUDIO: Select the audio language/channel.
  • Page 36: Operating Other Manufacturers' Products

    Operating other manufacturers’ products By changing the transmittable signals, you can use the supplied remote control to operate other manufacturers’ products. • Refer also to the manuals supplied with the other products. • To operate those components with the remote control, first you need to set the manufacturers’...
  • Page 37 ❏ Changing the transmittable signals for operating a VCR Set the mode selector to “AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS.” Press and hold VCR Press VCR. Enter the manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, and 0. See “Manufacturers’ codes for VCR” on right column. Release VCR Now, you can perform the following operation on the VCR.
  • Page 38 ❏ Changing the transmittable signals for operating a DBS tuner Set the mode selector to “AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS.” Press and hold DBS Press DBS. Enter the manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, and 0. See “Manufacturers’ codes for DBS tuner” below. Release DBS Now, you can perform the following operation on the DBS tuner.
  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Use this chart to help you solve daily operational problems. If there are any problems you cannot solve, contact your JVC’s service center. Power The power does not come on. \ The power cord is not plugged in. Plug the power cord into an AC outlet.
  • Page 40: Specifications

    Specifications Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. Amplifier Output Power At stereo operation: Front channels: 60 W per channel*, min. RMS, both channels driven into 6 Ω at 1 kHz with no more than 10% total harmonic distortion. (IEC268-3) At surround operation: Front channels:...
  • Page 41 Mains (AC) Line Instruction (not applicable for Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Australia and U.K.) VOLTAGE SELECTOR 220V 110V 230 - 240V 127V © 2005 Victor Company of Japan, Limited ANTENNA AM LOOP FM 75 COAXIAL VIDEO AV COMPU LINK AUDIO AM EXT DVR/DVD DVR/DVD OUT (REC)

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