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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 connections, switch off the
power and disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet.
Before unplugging the power cord, switch the power into

HDMI cables

Both video and sound signals can be transmitted
simultaneously with one cable. If connecting the player and
the TV via this receiver, for both connections, use HDMI
Be careful to connect the terminal in the proper direction.
Set the HDMI parameter in
Setting the Audio options on
page 26
to THRU (THROUGH) and set the input signal in
Selecting the audio input signal on page 19
want to hear HDMI audio output from your TV (no sound
will be heard from this receiver).
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) composite connection.
When the video signal from the HDMI is 480i, 480p, 576i or
576p, Multi Ch PCM sound and HD sound cannot be

About HDMI

The HDMI connection transfers uncompressed digital video,
as well as almost every kind of digital audio that the
connected component is compatible with, including DVD-
Video, DVD-Audio, SACD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD,
DTS-HD Master Audio (see below for limitations), Video CD/
Super VCD and CD.
This receiver incorporates High-Definition Multimedia
Interface (HDMI
This receiver supports the functions described below through
HDMI connections.
Digital transfer of uncompressed video (contents protected
by HDCP (1080p/24, 1080p/60, etc.))
3D signal transfer
Deep Color signal transfer
x.v.Color signal transfer
Audio Return Channel (see
Input of multi-channel linear PCM digital audio signals
(192 kHz or less) for up to 8 channels
Input of the following digital audio formats:
– Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, High bitrate audio
(Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio), DVD-Audio, CD,
SACD (DSD 2 ch only), Video CD, Super VCD
to HDMI, if you
) technology.
The HDMI Setup menu on
Connecting your equipment
Use a High Speed HDMI
cable. If HDMI cable other than
a High Speed HDMI
cable is used, it may not work
When an HDMI cable with a built-in equalizer is connected,
it may not operate properly.
3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color signal transfer and Audio Return
Channel are only possible when connected to a compatible
HDMI format digital audio transmissions require a longer
time to be recognized. Due to this, interruption in the audio
may occur when switching between audio formats or
beginning playback.
Turning on/off the device connected to this unit's HDMI
OUT terminal during playback, or disconnecting/
connecting the HDMI cable during playback, may cause
noise or interrupted audio.
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia
Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and
other countries.
"x.v.Color" and
are trademarks of Sony


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