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Other Problems When Using The Auto Mcacc Setup - Pioneer VSX-422-K Operating Instructions Manual

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5
Select 'Auto MCACC' from the Home Menu, then press
ENTER.
Home Me nu
1 .Auto MCACC
2.Manual SP Setup
3.Input Assign
4.Pre Out Setting
5.Auto Power Down
6.FL Demo Mode
7.HDMI Setup
Ret u rn
Mic In! blinks when the microphone is not connected
to MCACC SETUP MIC jack.
Try to be as quiet as possible after pressing ENTER. The
system outputs a series of test tones to establish the
ambient noise level.
6
Follow the instructions on-screen.
Make sure the microphone is connected.
Make sure the subwoofer is on and the volume is
turned up.
When using surround back or front height speakers,
turn on the power to the amplifier to which the
surround back or front height speakers are connected,
and adjust the sound level to the desired level.
See below for notes regarding background noise and
other possible interference.
7
Wait for the test tones to finish.
A progress report is displayed on-screen while the
receiver outputs test tones to determine the speakers
present in your setup. Try to be as quiet as possible while
it's doing this.
1.Auto MCACC
Now Analyzing
Environment Check
Ambient Noise
Speaker YES/NO
Return
For correct speaker settings, do not adjust the volume
during the test tones.
8
Confirm the speaker configuration.
The configuration shown on-screen should reflect the
actual speakers you have.
1.Auto MCACC
Check!
Front
[ YES ]
Center
[ YES ]
Surr
[ YES ]
Surr. Back
[
--- ]
[ YES ]
Subwoofer
OK
10:Next
Return
With error messages (such as Too much ambient
noise) select RETRY after checking for ambient noise
(see
Other problems when using the Auto MCACC
setup
below).
If the speaker configuration displayed isn't correct, use
/
/
to select the speaker and
setting. When you're finished, go to the next step.
If you see an error message (ERR) in the right side
column, there may be a problem with the speaker
connection. If selecting RETRY doesn't fix the problem,
turn off the power and check the speaker connections.
9
Make sure 'OK' is selected, then press ENTER.
If the screen in step 8 is left untouched for 10 seconds
and
is not pressed in step 9, the Auto MCACC
ENTER
setup will start automatically as shown.
1.Auto MCACC
Now Analyzing
Surround Analyzing
Speaker System
Speaker Distance
Channel Level
Acoustic Cal EQ
Return
A progress report is displayed on-screen while the
receiver outputs more test tones to determine the
optimum receiver settings for channel level, speaker
distance, and Acoustic Calibration EQ.
Again, try to be as quiet as possible while this is
happening. It may take 1 to 3 minutes.
18
10
The Auto MCACC setup has finished! You return to the
Home Menu.
The settings made in the Auto MCACC setup should give
you excellent surround sound from your system, but it is
also possible to adjust these settings manually using the
Home Menu (starting on
Note
Depending on the characteristics of your room, sometimes
identical speakers with cone sizes of around 12 cm will end
up with different size settings. You can correct the setting
manually using the
The subwoofer distance setting may be farther than the
actual distance from the listening position. This setting
should be accurate (taking delay and room characteristics
into account) and generally does not need to be changed.
to change the
Other problems when using the Auto MCACC
setup
If the room environment is not optimal for the Auto MCACC
setup (too much background noise, echo off the walls,
obstacles blocking the speakers from the microphone) the
final settings may be incorrect. Check for household
appliances (air conditioner, fridge, fan, etc.), that may be
affecting the environment and switch them off if necessary. If
there are any instructions showing in the front panel display,
please follow them.
Some older TVs may interfere with the operation of the
microphone. If this seems to be happening, switch off the
TV when doing the Auto MCACC setup.
Basic Setup
page
28).
Speaker Setting on page
28.

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