Setting up the system
Front speakers : Place to the front left and right of the listening
position. Front speakers are required for all surround modes.
Center speaker : Place front and center. This speaker stabilizes the
sound image and helps recreate sound motion. Required for surround
Surround speakers : Place to the direct left and right, or slightly
behind, the listening position at even heights, approximately 1 meter
above the ears of the listeners. These speakers recreate sound
motion and atmosphere. Required for surround playback.
Subwoofer : Reproduces powerful deep bass sounds.
• Although the ideal surround system consists of all the speakers
listed above, if you don't have a center speaker or a subwoofer, you
can divide those signals between the available speakers in the
speaker settings steps to obtain the best possible surround repro-
duction from the speakers you have available.
Channel space switching
(Except for the U.S.A., Canada, U.K., Europe and Australia)
The space between radio channels has been set to the one that
prevails in the area to which the system is shipped. However, if the
current channel space setting does not match the setting in the area
where the system is to be used, for instance when you move from
area 1 or area 2 shown in the following table or vice versa, proper
reception of AM/FM broadcasts cannot be expected. In this case,
change the channel space setting in accordance with your area by
referring to the following table.
U.S.A., Canada and South
Turn the power OFF by pressing the POWER key before moving the
switch level. Move the switch lever to match your area with a small
screwdriver or other pointed tool, then turn the power ON again.
FM: 100 kHz
AM: 10 kHz
FM: 50 kHz
AM: 9 kHz
CD / DVD
REC OUT PLAY IN
REC OUT PLAY IN
MD / TAPE
Preparing the remote control
Loading the batteries
1 Remove the cover.
3 Close the cover.
• Insert two AA-size (R6) batteries as indicated by the polarity mark-
When the STANDBY indicator is lit, the power turns ON when you
press the POWER (
comes ON, press the key you want to operate.
• When pressing more than one remote control key successively,
press the keys securely by leaving an interval of 1 second or more
1. The supplied batteries may have shorter lives than ordinary batter-
ies due to use during operation checks.
2. When the remote-controllable distance gets shorter than before,
replace both batteries with new ones.
3. Placing the remote sensor in direct sunlight, or in direct light from
a high frequency fluorescent lamp may cause a malfunction.
In such a case, change the location of the system installation to
2 Insert the batteries.
) key on the remote control. When the power
Infrared ray system