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Yamaha A-S500 Owner's Manual

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Integrated Amplifier

Amplificateur Intégré


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  • Page 1: Integrated Amplifier

    Integrated Amplifier Amplificateur Intégré OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    We Want You Listening For A Lifetime Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that lets the sound come through loud and clear without annoying blaring or distortion –...
  • Page 3 “OFF” requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by and “ON”, please try to eliminate the problem by using Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, one of the following measures: to use the product.
  • Page 4 Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    ◆ Improve sound quality by using the Pure Direct (p. 8) remote control (p. 3) function ◆ Boost bass sounds by connecting a subwoofer (p. 5) ◆ Play back music from your iPhone/iPod (optional Yamaha ◆ Save power by using POWER MANAGEMENT switch product required; p. 10) (p. 7) ◆...
  • Page 6: Controls And Functions

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS Front panel and Remote control 1 A (POWER) Front panel: A switch Turns on and off the power of this unit. On position: Pushed inward Off position: Released outward Remote control: A button When this unit is turned on: turns this unit on or sets it to standby mode.
  • Page 7: About The Remote Control

    Note Reproduces any input source in the purest sound possible. Even when using a Yamaha CD player, certain components and The indicator above it lights up when this function is features may not be available. Refer to your component’s owner’s turned on (see page 8).
  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    4 DOCK jack Select the switch position (LOW or HIGH) according to Used to connect an optional Yamaha Universal Dock for the impedance of the speakers in your system. iPod or Wireless System for iPod (see page 10).
  • Page 9: Preparation

    PREPARATION CONNECTIONS Connecting speakers and source components CAUTION • Do not connect this unit or other components to the main power until all connections between components are complete. • All connections must be correct: L (left) to L, R (right) to R, “+” to “+” and “–” to “–”. If the connections are faulty, no sound will be heard from the speakers, and if the polarity of the speaker connections is incorrect, the sound will be unnatural and lack bass.
  • Page 10 CONNECTIONS CAUTION • The IMPEDANCE SELECTOR switch must be set to the appropriate position before connecting speaker sets. See page 4 for details. • Do not let the bare speaker wires touch each other or any metal part of this unit. This could damage this unit and/or the speakers.
  • Page 11: Connecting The Power Cable

    CONNECTIONS Connecting the power cable POWER MANAGEMENT To the wall outlet with the power cable ■ POWER MANAGEMENT switch ■ Connecting the power cable Enables or disables the automatic power down function. Plug the power cable into the wall outlet after all other When the automatic power down function is enabled, this connections are complete.
  • Page 12: Operation

    OPERATION PLAYING AND RECORDING Playing a source Play the selected input source. Rotate the VOLUME control on the front SPEAKERS VOLUME panel (or press VOLUME +/– buttons on the remote control) to adjust the sound output level. You can adjust the tonal quality by using the BASS, TREBLE, BALANCE and LOUDNESS controls, or the PURE DIRECT switch on the front panel.
  • Page 13: Recording A Source

    PLAYING AND RECORDING ■ Adjusting the BASS and TREBLE Recording a source controls The BASS and TREBLE controls adjust high and low frequency response. Notes The center position produces a flat response. • The audio signals are not output via the LINE 2 REC or LINE 3 REC output jacks when LINE 2 or LINE 3 is selected with the BASS REC OUT selector.
  • Page 14: Playing Back Tunes From Your Iphone/Ipod

    PLAYING BACK TUNES FROM YOUR iPhone/iPod Once you have connected an optional Yamaha Universal Dock for iPod or Wireless System for iPod to the DOCK jack on the rear panel of this unit, you can enjoy playback of your iPhone/iPod using the remote control supplied with this unit.
  • Page 15: Using A Universal Dock For Ipod

    PLAYING BACK TUNES FROM YOUR iPhone/iPod Using a Universal Dock for iPod Note Some shuffle modes and repeat modes may not be available After setting your iPhone/iPod in your dock, rotate the depending on the model or the software version of your iPhone/ INPUT selector on the front panel (or press DOCK button iPod.
  • Page 16: Using A Wireless System For Ipod

    PLAYING BACK TUNES FROM YOUR iPhone/iPod – Communication between the transmitter and Using a Wireless System for iPod receiver becomes disrupted due to interference from other wireless LAN devices, cordless telephones, microwave ovens, etc. YID-W10 receiver • You can use the remote control to control the iPhone/iPod. For more information, see page 11.
  • Page 17: Additional Information

    There is a problem with the internal Disconnect the power cable and contact the nearest circuitries of this unit. authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. If an unusual odor or noise is generated from the unit, do — not turn on the power, disconnect the power cable, and contact a service center for repair.
  • Page 18 TROUBLESHOOTING Refer to Problems Possible Causes Solutions page Sound is muted. Press MUTE button on the remote control or rotate No sound. the VOLUME control. Incorrect cable connections. Connect the stereo cable for audio units and the speaker wires properly. If the problem persists, the cables may be defective.
  • Page 19 TROUBLESHOOTING Refer to Problems Possible Causes Solutions page The PURE DIRECT switch is turned on. The PURE DIRECT switch must be turned off to use Using the BASS, those controls. TREBLE, BALANCE and LOUDNESS controls does not affect the tonal quality. ■...
  • Page 20 TROUBLESHOOTING ■ Remote control Refer to Problems Possible Causes Solutions page The remote control is too far away or The remote control will function within a maximum The remote control tilted too much. range of 6 m (20 ft) and no more than 30 degrees off- does not work nor axis from the front panel.
  • Page 21: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS AUDIO SECTION GENERAL • Power supply............AC 120 V, 60 Hz • Minimum RMS output power (8 Ω, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.019% THD)...... 85 W + 85 W • Power consumption..........240 W, 330 VA (6 Ω, 20 Hz to 20 kHz, 0.038% THD)....100 W + 100 W •...
  • Page 22 Printed in Malaysia WV17480...

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