Connect the AM loop antenna and the FM wire antenna as
shown below. To improve reception and sound quality,
connect external antennas (see
Using external antennas
Push open the tabs, then insert one wire fully into each
terminal, then release the tabs to secure the AM antenna
Fix the AM loop antenna to the attached stand.
To fix the stand to the antenna, bend in the direction indicated
by the arrow then clip the loop onto the stand.
Place the AM antenna on a flat surface and in a direction
giving the best reception.
Connect the FM wire antenna into the FM antenna
For best results, extend the FM antenna fully and fix to a wall
or door frame. Don't drape loosely or leave coiled up.
Using external antennas
To improve FM reception
Use a PAL connector (not supplied) to connect an external FM
To improve AM reception
Connect a 5 m to 6 m length of vinyl-coated wire to the AM
antenna terminal without disconnecting the supplied AM
For the best possible reception, suspend horizontally
75 Ω coaxial cable
5 m to 6 m
Connecting your equipment
Plugging in the receiver
Only plug in after you have connected all your components to
this receiver, including the speakers.
Handle the power cord by the plug part. Do not pull out the
plug by tugging the cord, and never touch the power cord
when your hands are wet, as this could cause a short
circuit or electric shock. Do not place the unit, a piece of
furniture, or other object on the power cord or pinch the
cord in any other way. Never make a knot in the cord or tie
it with other cables. The power cords should be routed so
that they are not likely to be stepped on. A damaged power
cord can cause a fire or give you an electric shock. Check
the power cord once in a while. If you find it damaged, ask
your nearest Pioneer authorized independent service
company for a replacement.
Do not use any power cord other than the one supplied with
Do not use the supplied power cord for any purpose other
than that described below.
The receiver should be disconnected by removing the
mains plug from the wall socket when not in regular use,
e.g., when on vacation.
After this receiver is connected to an AC outlet, a 2 second
to 10 second HDMI initialization process begins. You
cannot carry out any operations during this process. The
HDMI indicator in the front panel display blinks during this
process, and you can turn on this receiver once it has
stopped blinking. When you set ARC at HDMI setup to OFF,
you can skip this process. For details, see
menu on page
Plug the supplied power cord into the AC IN socket on
the back of the receiver.
Plug the other end into a power outlet.
The HDMI Setup