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Surround Play - Kenwood VR-509 Instruction Manual

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Surround Play

The DTS compatible models can reproduce a CD, DVD, or LD carrying
the DTS mark.
DOLBY DIGITAL can be used when playing DVD or LD software bearing
the
mark and DOLBY DIGITAL format digital broadcasts (etc.).
DOLBY PRO LOGIC and DOLBY 3 STEREO can be used when playing
video, DVD, or LD software bearing the
SRS Circle Surround enables you to listen to multi channel sound from the
stereo source.
INPUT MODE
LISTEN MODE
LISTEN M.
Preparations
• Turn ON related components.
• Complete "Preparing for surround sound" (speaker settings). )
• Use the INPUT SELECTOR to select the component you wish to play
back with surround sound.
• Use the INPUT MODE key to select the input mode (analog or digital)
for the source you wish to play back.
• Noise will be produced when a DTS source is played by selecting the
analog input.
1
Start playing the video software.
2
Press the LISTEN MODE (LISTEN M.) key to select the
listening mode.
The listening mode settings are stored separately for each input. If the
input mode is set to digital auto ("AUTO SOUND" lights), the receiver
selects the optimal listening mode automatically based on the type of
input signal and the speaker settings.
Each press of the LISTEN MODE (LISTEN M.) key switches the
setting as listed below.
The listening mode settings are different depending on the type
of input signal.
When the DOLBY DIGITAL signal is input:
(The DOLBY DIGITAL, PRO LOGIC, or 3 STEREO indicator lights up.)
1 DOLBY DIGITAL: DOLBY DIGITAL surround (The DOLBY
DIGITAL indicator lights up.)
2 PL II MOVIE: PRO LOGIC II surround MOVIE mode (The
PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
3 PL II MUSIC: PRO LOGIC II surround MUSIC mode (The
PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
4 PRO LOGIC: PRO LOGIC II surround PRO LOGIC mode
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
5 3 STEREO: 3-STEREO mode (The 3 STEREO indicator
lights up.)
6 STEREO: Normal stereo playback.
mark.
INPUT SELECTOR
+
+
7
When you select DOLBY DIGITAL
"DOLBY DIGITAL" will be scrolled from right to left.
SP
A
B
TI.VOL
L
C
R
CLIP
MUTE
LFE
SW
RDS EON
PTY
SL
S
SR
TP
TA
NEWS
MUTE
When the DTS signal is input:
1 DTS: DTS surround
2 STEREO: Normal stereo playback
When the analog signal or the digital signal (except for
DOLBY DIGITAL or DTS signal) is input:
1 PL II MOVIE: PRO LOGIC II surround MOVIE mode (The
PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
2 PL II MUSIC: PRO LOGIC II surround MUSIC mode (The
PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
3 PRO LOGIC: PRO LOGIC II surround PRO LOGIC mode
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
4 3 STEREO: 3-STEREO mode (The 3 STEREO indicator
lights up.)
5 CIRCLE SURROUND: CS 5.1 surround (The CS 5.1 indi-
cator lights up.)
6 ARENA: DSP Surround ARENA mode.
7 JAZZ CLUB: DSP Surround JAZZ CLUB mode.
8 THEATER: DSP Surround THEATER mode.
9 STADIUM: DSP Surround STADIUM mode.
0 DISCO: DSP Surround DISCO mode.
- STEREO: Normal stereo playback. Sound is produced
from the two front channels only.
• If Dolby Digital or DTS signal having more channels than the
maximum number of playback channels available using the
receiver's current settings is input, the DOWNMIX indicator on the
front panel lights up and downmixing to match the number of
available channels.
3
Adjust the volume.
Notes
• Depending on the type of the signal or speaker setting, some
listening modes cannot selected.
• When playback is started, the sound may be cut or interrupted
before the input source is confirmed as Dolby Digital.
• To enjoy Dolby Digital surround (as well as all the other listening
modes) from a single component, be sure to use Dolby Digital
compatible source component's Dolby Digital format digital audio
signal to one of the DIGITAL INPUT jacks on the back of the
receiver. Connect the normal audio signal correctly to the respec-
tive component's AUDIO jacks.
Ambience effects
FM
AUTO SOUND
DIGITAL
AUTO
AM
PRO LOGIC
S.DIRECT
MEMO
ST.
MHz
3
STEREO
MONITOR
AUTO
TUNED
kHz
DOWN MIX
DSP
S.DIRECT
MEMO
ST.
MONITOR
TUNED
(The DTS indicator lights up.)
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