DVD 6-channel playback
Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels and
the receiver, you can enjoy surround sound playback.
When you try to play a disc other than Dolby Digital such as DTS CD, no
sound is produced or, noise may be heard. To avoid this situation, make
sure that you connect the component to the receiver's DVD/6CH INPUT
jacks through a surround processor which can decode the surround
signal you want to listen to.
Connecting a DVD player which can decode the surround signal itself is
• Connect your DVD player to the DVD/6CH jacks of the receiver.
• Turn on all other components that will be used.
• Complete "Preparing for surround sound".
Select "DVD/6CH" as the input source.
Select "6CH INPT" by pressing the INPUT MODE key.
Start playback of the DVD software.
Adjust the volume.
• It is not possible to adjust the volume level or sound quality (SET UP,
SOUND) of the channels separately when the receiver is in the
DVD/6CH mode. Adjust the volume with the controls of the DVD
For the powered subwoofer, you can adjust the volume of the
subwoofer using the subwoofer's own volume control.
• ACTIVE EQ will not be available during DVD/6CH mode.
Adjusting the sound
You can make further adjustments to the sound while listening to
playback in the surround mode.
1 Press the SOUND key until the desired item appears in the
Each time you press the button, the menu changes as follows:
Note that some items are not displayed in certain modes.
1 C (center speaker level adjustment)*
2 SR (right surround speaker level adjustment)*
3 SL (left surround speaker level adjustment)*
4 SW (subwoofer level adjustment)*
5 INPUT (input level adjustment - analog mode only)
6 NIGHT (midnight mode ON/OFF - Dolby Digital mode only)
7 PANORAMA (Panorama mode ON/OFF)**
8 DIMENSION (Dimension adjustment)**
9 CENTER WIDTH (Center Width adjustment)**
* The adjustment is only temporary for the current input selection.
The value will return automatically to the original setup value
when the power is turned on/off or when the input selection is
** Pro Logic II Music mode only.
2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or Joystick to adjust the setting
• The adjustment item is displayed for approximately 8 seconds.