Before applying the power
How to use this manual
This manual is divided into four sections, Preparations, Operations,
Remote Control, and Additional Information.
Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to the
receiver and prepare the surround processor.
Since this receiver works with all of your audio and video components,
we will guide you in setting up your system to be as easy as possible.
Shows you how to operate the various functions available on the
Shows you how to operate other components using the remote control,
as well as a detailed explanation of all remote control operations. Once
you have registered your components with the proper setup codes, you'll
be able to operate both this receiver and your other AV components (TV,
VCR, DVD player, CD player, etc.) using the remote control supplied with
Shows you additional information such as "In case of difficulty" (trouble-
shooting) and "Specifications".
Maintenance of the unit
When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with a soft, dry
cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for these agents may
In regard to contact cleaner
Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a malfunction. Be
specially careful not to use contact cleaners containing oil, for they
may deform the plastic component.
Memory back up function
Please note that the following items will be deleted from the unit's
memory if the power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet for
approximately 1 day.
• Power mode.
• Input selector settings.
• Picture output.
• Speaker ON/OFF.
• Volume level.
• BASS, TREBLE, INPUT level.
• Dimmer level.
• MD/TAPE settings.
• Listen mode setting.
• Speaker settings.
• SW RE-MIX ON/OFF.
True home theater sound
This receiver incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you
maximum enjoyment from your video software. Select a surround mode
according to your equipment or the software you are going to play and
• Distance setting.
• Input mode setting.
• Midnight mode setting.
• PRO LOGIC II mode setting.
• Broadcast band.
• Frequency setting.
• Preset stations.
• Tuning mode.
• CINEMA EQ ON/OFF.
• LOUDNESS ON/OFF.
The DOLBY DIGITAL mode lets you enjoy full digital surround from
software processed in the Dolby Digital format. Dolby Digital provides up
to 5.1 channels of independent digital audio for better sound quality and
more powerful presence than conventional Dolby Surround.
Dolby PRO LOGIC
DOLBY PRO LOGIC
, whilst totally compatible with its predecessor
PRO LOGIC, provides greater advantages in surround sound. It allows
user to enjoy the conventional stereo or Dolby Surround with a convinc-
ing "5.1 like" presentation. PRO LOGIC
controlling the overall spatial, dimensionality and frontal sound field
imaging. PRO LOGIC
produces an impressive surround sound from
video software marked
from music CD. When listening to music, you will be able to enjoy the
experience of sheer STEREO surround sound.
DTS (Digital Theater System) is a 5.1 channel digital audio format that
provides five full-spectrum channels and one low-frequency (subwoofer)
channel for unprecedented clarity, optimum channel separation and a
(wide) dynamic range.
In the DTS mode, the 5.1 channel digital input from a DTS CD, LD or DVD
disc (carrying the "DTS" marking) can be played in Digital Surround.
When a DTS disc is played on a CD, LD or DVD player, noise may be
output from the analog output. It is recommended that you connect the
digital output of the player to the digital input of this unit.
DSP surround modes
The DSP (Digital Signal Processor) used for this receiver incorporates a
variety of high quality adjustable sound fields, like "ARENA", "JAZZ
CLUB", THEATER", STADIUM" and "DISCO". It is compatible with
almost any kind of program source.
DVD 6-channel input (For VR-615/KRF-V5060D only)
If you own a DVD player equipped with 6-channel output, this receiver
allows you to obtain the full surround sound impact of DVD source
material featuring multi-channel encoding. Since the source signals are
digital and each channel is input independently, the resulting ambience
is far superior to what can be achieved with conventional surround sound
Cinema EQ mode will produce a more dynamic sound quality in any
conditions. You can enjoy a more impressive sound effect when you
switch CINEMA EQ ON during Dolby Digital and DTS playback.
Universal IR (InfraRed) remote control
In addition to the basic receiver, the remote control supplied with this
receiver can also operate almost all of your remote controllable audio and
video components. Just follow the simple setup procedure to register
the components you have connected.
RDS (Radio Data System) tuner (For the U.K. and
The receiver is equipped with an RDS tuner that provides several
convenient tuning functions: RDS Auto Memory, to automatically preset
up to 40 RDS stations broadcasting different programs; station name
display, to show you the name of the current broadcast station; and PTY
search to let you tune stations by program type.
PTY (Program TYpe) search (For the U.K. and Europe
Tune the stations by specifying the type of program you want to hear.
offers special features for
and three-dimensional space