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HOME THEATER RECEIVER
RX-ES1SL
INSTRUCTIONS
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No.
which are located either on the rear, bot-
tom or side of the cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
LVT1002-006A
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  • Page 1 HOME THEATER RECEIVER RX-ES1SL INSTRUCTIONS For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located either on the rear, bot- tom or side of the cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Model No. Serial No.
  • Page 2 Warnings, Cautions and Others/ Mises en garde, précautions et indications diverses CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Activating the DVD MULTI playback mode ... 31 Adjusting the speaker output level ... 31 AV COMPLU LINK remote control system ... 32 Operating other JVC products ... 34 Operating other manufacturers’ equipment ... 35 Troubleshooting ... 38 Specifications ...40 —Smart Surround Setup ...
  • Page 4: Parts Identification

    ; A (audio).POSITION button (22) a DECODE button (12) s SURROUND button (27, 29, 30) * Buttons shown in half tone color are used for operating JVC DVD player. • If these buttons cannot be functioned normally, use a remote control supplied with your DVD player.
  • Page 5 See pages in parentheses for details. Front panel DIMMER SETTING ADJUST STANDBY / ON STANDBY 1 STANDBY/ON button and STANDBY lamp (11) 2 DIMMER button (14) 3 SETTING button (16, 17, 19) 4 ADJUST button (21, 28, 30, 31) 5 SURROUND button (28, 30) 6 Display window (see below) 7 Source indicators DVD MULTI, DVD, DBS, VCR, TV, FM/AM...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting started Before installation General Precautions • DO NOT insert any metal object into the unit. • DO NOT disassemble the unit or remove screws, covers, or cabinet. • DO NOT expose the unit to rain or moisture. Locations • Install the unit in a location that is level and protected from moisture. •...
  • Page 7: Connecting The Fm And Am Antennas

    Connecting the FM and AM antennas If FM reception is poor, connect outdoor FM antenna (not supplied). FM antenna (supplied) AM antenna connection Connect the AM loop antenna supplied to the AM LOOP terminals. Connect the white cord to the AM EXT terminal, and the black cord to H terminal.
  • Page 8: Connecting The Speakers

    WOOFER CENTER SURR (REAR) COMPONENT VIDEO COMULINK-III RIGHT LEFT (REC) (PLAY) Center speaker Right front RX-ES1SL RX-ES1 HOME CINEMA CONTROL CENTER SOURCE SELECTOR MASTER VOLUME SET / TUNER PRESET / MULTI JOG TV DIRECT SETTING ADJUST SURROUND PHONES DVD MULTI...
  • Page 9: Connecting Video Components

    • By using S-video cord or component video cord, you can get a better picture quality—in the order: composite < S-video < component. • To view the picture from the DVD player, DBS tuner or VCR on your TV, connect your TV to this receiver using the same type of cord for connecting the DVD player, DBS tuner or VCR to this receiver.
  • Page 10 Getting started • When connecting a DVD player with its analog discrete output jacks (5.1-channel reproduction—see page 31): Connect using one of the video terminals. DVD IN DBS IN MONITOR VIDEO (REC) (PLAY) COMPONENT VIDEO AM LOOP FRONT DVD IN...
  • Page 11 TV connection DO NOT use a TV through a VCR or a TV with a built-in VCR; Otherwise, the picture may be distorted. Connect using one of the video terminals. DVD IN DBS IN MONITOR VIDEO (REC) (PLAY) COMPONENT VIDEO FM 75 AM LOOP FRONT...
  • Page 12: Connecting The Power Cord

    • When shipped from the factory, the DIGITAL IN terminals have been set for use with the following components: – DIGITAL 1 (coaxial): For DVD player – DIGITAL 2 (optical): For DBS tuner – DIGITAL 3 (optical): For TV tuner If you connect other components, change the digital input (DIGITAL IN) terminal setting correctly.
  • Page 13: Basic Operations

    TV (DIGITAL) * Selecting the analog or digital input mode When you have connected the DVD player, DBS tuner, or TV tuner using both the analog connection and the digital connection methods (see pages 7 to 10), you need to select the correct input mode.
  • Page 14: Adjust The Volume

    Basic operations DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND DVD MULTI STANDBY / ON STANDBY HOME THEATER RECEIVER AUDIO OPEN/CLOSE When operating the receiver using the remote control, DVD MULTI FM/AM TV/VIDEO MUTING always set the mode selector TV VOL CHANNEL VOLUME to AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS. AUDIO/TV /VCR/DBS TUNING...
  • Page 15: Turning Off The Sounds Temporarily-Muting

    The following are the analog/digital signal format indicators on the display to indicate what type of signal comes into the receiver. ANALOG: Lights when analog input is selected. LPCM: Lights when Linear PCM signal comes in. DOLBY D: • Lights when Dolby Digital signal comes in. •...
  • Page 16: Changing The Display Brightness

    Basic operations Changing the display brightness You can dim the display. Press DIMMER repeatedly. • Each time you press the button, the indication changes as follow: DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND DVD MULTI STANDBY / ON STANDBY DIMMER 1: • Dims the display slightly. •...
  • Page 17: Speaker Settings

    • To set the speaker information effectively using Smart Surround Setup, unplug the power cords of all the components connected to this receiver such as a TV, DVD player, DBS tuner, and VCR which may cause noise. • To use Smart Surround Setup effectively, connect both the center and surround speakers.
  • Page 18: Setting The Speakers And Subwoofer Information Quickly-Quick Setup

    Speaker settings Setting the speakers and subwoofer information quickly—Quick Setup Entering the use of the subwoofer, the number of the speakers, and your room size, the center and surround speakers’ delay time is automatically calculated. • When you change your speakers, register the information about the speakers again.
  • Page 19: Setting The Speakers And Subwoofer Information Manually-Manual Setup

    When selecting “MEDIUM ROOM,” • Center speaker delay time is set to1 msec. • Surround speakers delay time is set to 2 msec. When selecting “LARGE ROOM,” • Center speaker delay time is set to 0 msec. • Surround speakers delay time is set to 0 msec.
  • Page 20 Speaker settings Setting the speaker delay time — CNTR DL (center speaker delay), SURR DL (surround speakers delay) You can set the speaker delay time easily by using Smart Surround Setup (see page 15) or Quick Setup (see page 16). The distance from your listening point to the speakers is one of the important element to obtain the best possible surround sound for the Surround modes.
  • Page 21: Basic Settings

    D.COMP DVD VIDEO 1TV2DVD3DBS : Select when connecting the following 1TV2DBS3DVD : Select when connecting the following * Initial setting components; DIGITAL 1:DVD player DIGITAL 2:DBS tuner DIGITAL 3:TV tuner components; DIGITAL 1:DVD player DIGITAL 2:TV tuner DIGITAL 3:DBS tuner components;...
  • Page 22: Setting Auto Surround-Auto Sr

    Setting the video component input mode—DVD VIDEO/DBS VIDEO When you use the component video inputs for the DVD player and/or DBS tuner, you have to register the type of input terminals. Without setting this correctly, you cannot view the correct input on the...
  • Page 23: Sound Adjustments

    Sound adjustments When operating the receiver using the remote control, always set the mode selector to AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS. Operating procedure DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND DVD MULTI FM / AM STANDBY / ON STANDBY On the front panel: Before you start, remember... There is a time limit in doing the following steps.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Front Speakers Output Balance-Bal

    Sound adjustments Setting the subwoofer audio position When a stereo source is played back, the subwoofer sound is reinforced compared to the sound from a multi-channel source. Once you have set the subwoofer audio position, the subwoofer output level is decreased by the selected value when a stereo source is played back.
  • Page 25: Tuner Operations

    Tuner operations The buttons on the remote control are mainly used for tuner operations. To use buttons on the remote control, press FM/AM before operation. When operating this receiver using the remote control, always set the mode selector to AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS. HOME THEATER RECEIVER OPEN/CLOSE DVD MULTI...
  • Page 26: Selecting The Fm Reception Mode

    Tuner operations 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. ANALOG SUBWFR Press MEMORY again while the selected channel...
  • 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 Creating realistic sound fields DTS** DTS is another digital signal compression method, developed by Digital Theater Systems, Inc., and enables multi-channel encoding and decoding. DTS Digital Surround is another discrete 5.1 channel digital audio format available on CD, LD, and DVD software. Compared to Dolby Digital, the DTS Digital Surround format has a lower audio compression rate, which enables it to add breadth and depth to the sounds reproduced.
  • Page 29: About Relations Between Speaker Layout And Surround/Dsp Modes

    About relations between speaker layout and Surround/DSP modes Available Surround/DSP modes will vary depending on how many speakers are used with this receiver. Make sure that you have set the speakers information correctly (see pages 15 to 18). • If only front speakers are connected, you cannot use the Surround modes.
  • Page 30 Creating realistic sound fields Press TEST to check the speakers output balance. “TEST L” starts flashing on the display, and a test tone comes out of the speakers as follow: PL ΙΙ LPCM SUBWFR TEST L TEST C (Left front speaker) (Center speaker) TEST LS (Left surround speaker)
  • Page 31: Using Dsp Modes

    CENTER* To adjust the center speaker output level (from –10 dB to +10 dB). SURR L* To adjust the left surround speaker output level (from –10 dB to +10 dB). SURR R* To adjust the right surround speaker output level (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
  • Page 32 Creating realistic sound fields Adjust the surround speaker output levels (from –10 dB to +10 dB). • Make adjustments so that the sound level of the selected speaker is set at the same level as that of the front speakers. To adjust the left surround speaker level, press SURR L +/–.
  • Page 33: Using The Dvd Multi Playback Mode

    Adjusting the speaker output level You can adjust the speaker output level while playing a DVD using the analog discrete output mode on the DVD player. Once you have adjusted the sound, the adjustment is memorized. • The test tone does not output through the speakers to adjust the speakers output levels when selecting DVD MULTI.
  • Page 34: Av Compu Link Remote Control System

    This receiver is equipped with the AV COMPU LINK-III, which has added a function to operate JVC’s video components through the video components terminals. 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 page 33.
  • Page 35 32. Automatic power On/Off The TV, VCR, and DVD player turn on and off along with the receiver. When you turn on the receiver; • If the previously selected source is “VCR,” the TV and VCR will turn on automatically.
  • Page 36: Operating Other Jvc Products

    JVC products. • Refer also to the manuals supplied for the other products. – Some JVC VCRs can accept two types of the control signals—remote codes “A” and “B”. This remote control can operate a VCR whose remote control code is set to “A.”...
  • Page 37: Operating Other Manufacturers' Equipment

    Operating other manufacturers’ equipment By changing the transmittable signals, you can use the remote control supplied for this unit to operate other manufacturers’ equipment. • 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 38 ❏ Changing the transmittable signals for operating a 1 Press and hold VCR 2 Press VCR. 3 Enter the manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, and 0. 4 Release VCR Now, you can perform the following operations on the VCR. Turn on or off the VCR.
  • Page 39 ❏ Changing the transmittable signals for operating a 1 Press and hold TV 2 Press TV. 3 Enter the manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, and 0. 4 Release TV Now, you can perform the following operations on the TV. Turn on or off the TV.
  • Page 40: 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. PROBLEM The power does not come on. No sound from speakers. Sound from one speaker only.
  • Page 41 Troubleshooting PROBLEM Surround mode cannot be selected. Surround mode is not available on the software being played back, or only the front speakers are set for use. DSP mode cannot be selected. DSP mode is not available on the software being played back, or only the front speakers are set for use.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications RX-ES1SL Amplifier Output Power At stereo operation: Front channels: 100 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 8 Ω , 40 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 0.8% total harmonic distortion. At surround operation: Front channels: 100 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 8 Ω...
  • Page 43 If service is not available locally, box the product carefully, preferably in the original carton, and ship, insured, with a copy of your bill of sale plus a letter of explanation of the problem to the nearest JVC Factory Service Center, the name and location of which will be given to you by the toll-free number.
  • Page 44 To prevent electrical shock,do not open the cabinet.There are no user serviceable parts inside.Please refer to qualified service personnel for repairs. Accessories To purchase accessories for your JVC product,please call toll free:1 (800)882-2345 or on the web at www.JVC.com BT-51002-5...
  • Page 45 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED  2003 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 0403NHMMDWJEIN...
  • Page 46 HOME THEATER RECEIVER AMPLI-TUNER CINEMA MAISON RX-ES1SL INSTRUCTIONS MANUAL D’INSTRUCTIONS For Customer Use: Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located either on the rear, bot- tom or side of the cabinet. Retain this information for future reference.
  • Page 47 Warnings, Cautions and Others/ Mises en garde, précautions et indications diverses CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated...
  • Page 48 Activating the DVD MULTI playback mode ... 31 Adjusting the speaker output level ... 31 AV COMPLU LINK remote control system ... 32 Operating other JVC products ... 34 Operating other manufacturers’ equipment ... 35 Troubleshooting ... 38 Specifications ...40 —Smart Surround Setup ...
  • Page 49: Parts Identification

    ; A (audio).POSITION button (22) a DECODE button (12) s SURROUND button (27, 29, 30) * Buttons shown in half tone color are used for operating JVC DVD player. • If these buttons cannot be functioned normally, use a remote control supplied with your DVD player.
  • Page 50 See pages in parentheses for details. Front panel DIMMER SETTING ADJUST STANDBY / ON STANDBY 1 STANDBY/ON button and STANDBY lamp (11) 2 DIMMER button (14) 3 SETTING button (16, 17, 19) 4 ADJUST button (21, 28, 30, 31) 5 SURROUND button (28, 30) 6 Display window (see below) 7 Source indicators DVD MULTI, DVD, DBS, VCR, TV, FM/AM...
  • Page 51: Getting Started

    Getting started Before installation General Precautions • DO NOT insert any metal object into the unit. • DO NOT disassemble the unit or remove screws, covers, or cabinet. • DO NOT expose the unit to rain or moisture. Locations • Install the unit in a location that is level and protected from moisture. •...
  • Page 52: Connecting The Fm And Am Antennas

    Connecting the FM and AM antennas If FM reception is poor, connect outdoor FM antenna (not supplied). FM antenna (supplied) AM antenna connection Connect the AM loop antenna supplied to the AM LOOP terminals. Connect the white cord to the AM EXT terminal, and the black cord to H terminal.
  • Page 53: Connecting The Speakers

    CENTER SURR (REAR) COMPONENT VIDEO COMULINK-III RIGHT LEFT (REC) (PLAY) Center speaker Right front speaker RX-ES1SL RX-ES1 HOME CINEMA CONTROL CENTER SOURCE SELECTOR MASTER VOLUME DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND SET / TUNER PRESET / MULTI JOG PHONES STANDBY / ON...
  • Page 54: Connecting Video Components

    • By using S-video cord or component video cord, you can get a better picture quality—in the order: composite < S-video < component. • To view the picture from the DVD player, DBS tuner or VCR on your TV, connect your TV to this receiver using the same type of cord for connecting the DVD player, DBS tuner or VCR to this receiver.
  • Page 55 Getting started • When connecting a DVD player with its analog discrete output jacks (5.1-channel reproduction—see page 31): Connect using one of the video terminals. DVD IN DBS IN MONITOR VIDEO (REC) (PLAY) COMPONENT VIDEO AM LOOP FRONT DVD IN...
  • Page 56 TV connection DO NOT use a TV through a VCR or a TV with a built-in VCR; Otherwise, the picture may be distorted. Connect using one of the video terminals. DVD IN DBS IN MONITOR VIDEO (REC) (PLAY) VIDEO S-VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO FM 75 AM LOOP...
  • Page 57: Connecting The Power Cord

    • When shipped from the factory, the DIGITAL IN terminals have been set for use with the following components: – DIGITAL 1 (coaxial): For DVD player – DIGITAL 2 (optical): For DBS tuner – DIGITAL 3 (optical): For TV tuner If you connect other components, change the digital input (DIGITAL IN) terminal setting correctly.
  • Page 58: Basic Operations

    TV (DIGITAL) * Selecting the analog or digital input mode When you have connected the DVD player, DBS tuner, or TV tuner using both the analog connection and the digital connection methods (see pages 7 to 10), you need to select the correct input mode.
  • Page 59: Adjust The Volume

    Basic operations DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND DVD MULTI FM / AM STANDBY / ON STANDBY HOME THEATER RECEIVER AUDIO OPEN/CLOSE When operating the receiver using the remote control, DVD MULTI FM/AM TV/VIDEO MUTING always set the mode selector TV VOL CHANNEL VOLUME to AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS.
  • Page 60: Turning Off The Sounds Temporarily-Muting

    The following are the analog/digital signal format indicators on the display to indicate what type of signal comes into the receiver. ANALOG: Lights when analog input is selected. LPCM: Lights when Linear PCM signal comes in. DOLBY D: • Lights when Dolby Digital signal comes in. •...
  • Page 61: Changing The Display Brightness

    Basic operations Changing the display brightness You can dim the display. Press DIMMER repeatedly. • Each time you press the button, the indication changes as follow: DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND DVD MULTI STANDBY / ON STANDBY DIMMER 1: • Dims the display slightly. •...
  • Page 62: Speaker Settings

    • To set the speaker information effectively using Smart Surround Setup, unplug the power cords of all the components connected to this receiver such as a TV, DVD player, DBS tuner, and VCR which may cause noise. • To use Smart Surround Setup effectively, connect both the center and surround speakers.
  • Page 63: Setting The Speakers And Subwoofer Information Quickly-Quick Setup

    Speaker settings Setting the speakers and subwoofer information quickly—Quick Setup Entering the use of the subwoofer, the number of the speakers, and your room size, the center and surround speakers’ delay time is automatically calculated. • When you change your speakers, register the information about the speakers again.
  • Page 64: Setting The Speakers And Subwoofer Information Manually-Manual Setup

    When selecting “MEDIUM ROOM,” • Center speaker delay time is set to1 msec. • Surround speakers delay time is set to 2 msec. When selecting “LARGE ROOM,” • Center speaker delay time is set to 0 msec. • Surround speakers delay time is set to 0 msec.
  • Page 65 Speaker settings Setting the speaker delay time — CNTR DL (center speaker delay), SURR DL (surround speakers delay) You can set the speaker delay time easily by using Smart Surround Setup (see page 15) or Quick Setup (see page 16). The distance from your listening point to the speakers is one of the important element to obtain the best possible surround sound for the Surround modes.
  • Page 66: Basic Settings

    D.COMP DVD VIDEO 1TV2DVD3DBS : Select when connecting the following 1TV2DBS3DVD : Select when connecting the following * Initial setting components; DIGITAL 1:DVD player DIGITAL 2:DBS tuner DIGITAL 3:TV tuner components; DIGITAL 1:DVD player DIGITAL 2:TV tuner DIGITAL 3:DBS tuner components;...
  • Page 67: Setting Auto Surround-Auto Sr

    Setting the video component input mode—DVD VIDEO/DBS VIDEO When you use the component video inputs for the DVD player and/or DBS tuner, you have to register the type of input terminals. Without setting this correctly, you cannot view the correct input on the...
  • Page 68: Sound Adjustments

    Sound adjustments When operating the receiver using the remote control, always set the mode selector to AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS. Operating procedure DIMMER SETTING ADJUST SURROUND DVD MULTI FM / AM STANDBY / ON STANDBY On the front panel: Before you start, remember... There is a time limit in doing the following steps.
  • Page 69: Adjusting The Front Speakers Output Balance-Bal

    Sound adjustments Setting the subwoofer audio position When a stereo source is played back, the subwoofer sound is reinforced compared to the sound from a multi-channel source. Once you have set the subwoofer audio position, the subwoofer output level is decreased by the selected value when a stereo source is played back.
  • Page 70: Tuner Operations

    Tuner operations The buttons on the remote control are mainly used for tuner operations. To use buttons on the remote control, press FM/AM before operation. When operating this receiver using the remote control, always set the mode selector to AUDIO/TV/VCR/DBS. HOME THEATER RECEIVER OPEN/CLOSE DVD MULTI...
  • Page 71: Selecting The Fm Reception Mode

    Tuner operations 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. ANALOG SUBWFR Press MEMORY again while the selected channel...
  • Page 72: 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 73 Creating realistic sound fields DTS** DTS is another digital signal compression method, developed by Digital Theater Systems, Inc., and enables multi-channel encoding and decoding. DTS Digital Surround is another discrete 5.1 channel digital audio format available on CD, LD, and DVD software. Compared to Dolby Digital, the DTS Digital Surround format has a lower audio compression rate, which enables it to add breadth and depth to the sounds reproduced.
  • Page 74: About Relations Between Speaker Layout And Surround/Dsp Modes

    About relations between speaker layout and Surround/DSP modes Available Surround/DSP modes will vary depending on how many speakers are used with this receiver. Make sure that you have set the speakers information correctly (see pages 15 to 18). • If only front speakers are connected, you cannot use the Surround modes.
  • Page 75 Creating realistic sound fields Press TEST to check the speakers output balance. “TEST L” starts flashing on the display, and a test tone comes out of the speakers as follow: PL ΙΙ LPCM SUBWFR TEST L TEST C (Left front speaker) (Center speaker) TEST LS TEST RS...
  • Page 76: Using Dsp Modes

    CENTER* To adjust the center speaker output level (from –10 dB to +10 dB). SURR L* To adjust the left surround speaker output level (from –10 dB to +10 dB). SURR R* To adjust the right surround speaker output level (from –10 dB to +10 dB).
  • Page 77 Creating realistic sound fields Adjust the surround speaker output levels (from –10 dB to +10 dB). • Make adjustments so that the sound level of the selected speaker is set at the same level as that of the front speakers. To adjust the left surround speaker level, press SURR L +/–.
  • Page 78: Using The Dvd Multi Playback Mode

    Adjusting the speaker output level You can adjust the speaker output level while playing a DVD using the analog discrete output mode on the DVD player. Once you have adjusted the sound, the adjustment is memorized. • The test tone does not output through the speakers to adjust the speakers output levels when selecting DVD MULTI.
  • Page 79: Av Complu Link Remote Control System

    This receiver is equipped with the AV COMPU LINK-III, which has added a function to operate JVC’s video components through the video components terminals. 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 page 33.
  • Page 80 32. Automatic power On/Off The TV, VCR, and DVD player turn on and off along with the receiver. When you turn on the receiver; • If the previously selected source is “VCR,” the TV and VCR will turn on automatically.
  • Page 81: Operating Other Jvc Products

    JVC products. • Refer also to the manuals supplied for the other products. – Some JVC VCRs can accept two types of the control signals—remote codes “A” and “B”. This remote control can operate a VCR whose remote control code is set to “A.”...
  • Page 82: Operating Other Manufacturers' Equipment

    Operating other manufacturers’ equipment By changing the transmittable signals, you can use the remote control supplied for this unit to operate other manufacturers’ equipment. • 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 83 Operating other manufacturers’ equipment ❏ Changing the transmittable signals for operating a 1 Press and hold VCR 2 Press VCR. 3 Enter the manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, and 0. 4 Release VCR Now, you can perform the following operations on the VCR. Turn on or off the VCR.
  • Page 84 ❏ Changing the transmittable signals for operating a 1 Press and hold TV 2 Press TV. 3 Enter the manufacturer’s code using buttons 1 – 9, and 0. 4 Release TV Now, you can perform the following operations on the TV. Turn on or off the TV.
  • Page 85: 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. PROBLEM The power does not come on. No sound from speakers. Sound from one speaker only.
  • Page 86 PROBLEM Surround mode cannot be selected. Surround mode is not available on the software being played back, or only the front speakers are set for use. DSP mode cannot be selected. DSP mode is not available on the software being played back, or only the front speakers are set for use.
  • Page 87: Specifications

    Specifications RX-ES1SL Amplifier Output Power At stereo operation: Front channels: 100 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 8 Ω , 40 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 0.8% total harmonic distortion. At surround operation: Front channels: 100 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 8 Ω...
  • Page 88 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED EN, FR  2003 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 0403NHMMDWJEIN...