RCA 7-Piece 275 User Manual

Complete 7-piece 275-watt home theater audio system with 3-dvd/cd changer
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Summary of Contents for RCA 7-Piece 275

  • Page 1 C C C C o o o o m m m m p p p p le le le let t t t e e e e 7 7 7 7 -P -P -P -Pie ie ie iec c c c e e e e 2 2 2 2 75 75 75 75- - - - W W W W a a a a t t t t t t t t H H H H o o o o m m m m e e e e T T T T h h h h e e e e a a a a t t t t e e e e r A r Au u u u d d d d i i i i o o o o Sy...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Important Safety Instructions ..........3 Selecting TV Aspect ............. 17 Note to CATV System Installer ..........4 Selecting Digital Audio Out ..........18 The FCC Wants You to Know ............. 4 Playing MP3 Files ..............18 Notes on Copyright ..............4 MP3 Repeat Play ..............
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Careful attention is devoted to quality standards in the manufacture of 15. Ventilation — Slots and openings in the cabinet provide your system, and safety is a major factor in its design. However, safety ventilation, ensure reliable operation, and protect from is also your responsibility.
  • Page 4: Note To Catv System Installer

    24. Replacement Parts — When replacement parts are required, be protection against harmful interference in a residential sure the service technician uses replacement parts specified by installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate the manufacturer or having the same characteristics as the radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in original part.
  • Page 5: Notes On Unauthorized Discs

    INTRODUCTION TO YOUR HOME THEATER SYSTEM Your Complete 7-Piece 275-Watt Home Theater Audio System U U U U n n n n i i i i v v v v e e e e r r r r s s s s a a a a l l l l A A A A / / / / V V V V R R R R e e e e m m m m o o o o t t t t e e e e C C C C o o o o n n n n t t t t r r r r o o o o l l l l — eliminates the need for...
  • Page 6: Connections

    CONNECTIONS The default setting for speaker distance is 20 feet.
  • Page 7: Placing The Receiver

    PLACING THE RECEIVER Connect the center speaker’ s wires to the receiver’ s terminals (Blue/Black). SPEAKERS CENTER Do not place objects directly on top of the receiver as it could Connect the subwoofer’ s wires to the receiver’ s SPEAKERS prevent proper heat dispersal.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Tv

    Connecting a TV N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : Make sure you connect the VCR to both the sets of jacks. Use audio/video cables or an S-Video cable (not supplied) to connect a TV to the receiver.
  • Page 9: Connecting A Digital (Optical) Audio Device

    2. If your satellite receiver or cable box has analog audio connect the cassette deck to both the TAPE IN TAPE OUT connections, connect red plugs to the right jacks and sets of jacks. AUDIO white plugs to the left jacks.
  • Page 10: Connecting Antennas

    CONNECTING ANTENNAS an area where the FM signals are particularly weak, it may be necessary to use one with 5 or more elements. If you have an FM antenna that uses coaxial cable, connect it Ω. directly to ANTENNA FM 75 If you have a twin-lead FM antenna, connect it to the supplied Ω.
  • Page 11: A Quick Look At The Receiver's Controls

  • Page 12: A Quick Look At The Remote Control

    A QUICK LOOK AT THE REMOTE CONTROL DISC SKIP — Press to progress to MUTE — Press to imme- diately stifle the sound the next DVD or CD loaded. CKJ; CKJ; CKJ; CKJ; level. appears on the receiver’s display SURROUND —...
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Surround Sound System

    SETTING UP THE SURROUND SOUND repeatedly press until you reach the desired level ('ý 'ý 'ý 'ýto )&ý<J )&ý<J )&ý<J). )&ý<J SYSTEM . <HEDJ <HEDJ <HEDJ <HEDJ appears. 12. Press ENTER Your Home Theater Audio System speakers are timbre 13. Press to exit.
  • Page 14: Changing The Sound Mode

    . IFýI?P; IFýI?P; appears. IFýI?P; IFýI?P; 2. Press For a surround mode, repeatedly press SPKR SET UP SURROUND MODE on the remote) until the desired mode (J J J J > > > > ;7J;H ;7J;H ;7J;H ;7J;H,ý ý ý ý SURROUND .
  • Page 15: Stopping Play

    • Use , or on the main receiver to open To decrease the playback speed, repeatedly press . As you DISC 1 DISC 2 DISC 3 SLOW + or close the disc trays. Do not push the disc tray while it is press the playback speed slows ( SLOW +...
  • Page 16: Recording Audio From The Receiver To Digital Audio Equipment

    Recording Audio from the Receiver to Digital The third icon is the time icon. When you select it, you can move to a desired time in Audio Equipment the movie by pressing the number keys, then ENTER All DVDs are encoded with an anti-copy digital signal. If you copy songs from a DVD to an MD (or other digital recorder), The fourth icon is the audio icon.
  • Page 17: Changing Subtitle Language

    Using Repeat Play 2. Press , or on the remote, then . Or ENTER press the numeric button(s) to select the desired item. The selected item is now executed. 1. Press during playback. Each time you press REPEAT , the TV screen displays the repeat mode setting REPEAT and the disc repeats a chapter or title.
  • Page 18: Selecting Digital Audio Out

    / J . When switching between folders, the screen N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : If your DVD is not encoded to allow you to change the BAND aspect ratio, JLý:?IFB7O JLý:?IFB7O...
  • Page 19: Mp3 Random Play

    Presetting Radio Stations If you select REPEAT ALL the disc repeats a folder. ? ? ? ? N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : If the DVD player cannot read an MP3 file properly, You can preset 30 AM and 30 FM stations regardless of the appears before the file name on the TV screen.
  • Page 20: Switching Between Preset Stations And Manual Tuning

    N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : If BE7:?D= BE7:?D= has stopped flashing, you must wait until BE7:?D= BE7:?D= Switching Between Preset Stations and the CD loads, then press again.
  • Page 21: Programming Tracks

    Programming Tracks 3. To start program playback again, press twice, PROGRAM J J J J . then BAND/ You can program up to 32 tracks for playback in any desired N N N N o o o o t t t t e e e e : : : : The programmed contents are lost if you turn off the order.
  • Page 22: Using The Sleep Timer

    To control the satellite receiver or cable box with the remote C C C C a a a a u u u u t t t t i i i i o o o o n n n n s s s s : : : : control, see “Using the Remote Control to Control Additional •...
  • Page 23 Brand Codes Brand Codes FUTURETEC NIKKO 103, 104, 106, 110, 119, 121, 122, 152, ONWA 154, 155, 185, 187, 200, 221, 230, 264, ORION 265, 281 PANASONIC 103, 154, 162, 230, 270 GIBRALTAR PHILCO 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 112, 119, 162, GRUNDY 138, 146, 271 169, 174, 175, 177, 283, 284...
  • Page 24: Vcr Codes

    Brand Codes Brand Codes TELECAPTION 205, 270, 271 GARRARD TOSHIBA 149, 172, 189, 205, 209, 210, 217, 218, 401, 412, 413, 421, 453, 515, 520 221, 260, 262 GRADIENTE UNIVERSAL 152, 187 HARLEY DAVIDSON VICTOR HARMAN KARDON VIDTECH 104, 105, 106 HARWOOD WARDS 101, 104, 105, 106, 107, 124, 146, 152,...
  • Page 25: Cable Codes

    Brand Codes Brand Codes OPTONICA TEKNIKA 414, 421, 426 ORION PANASONIC 421, 446, 509, 525, 526, 531 TOSHIBA 415, 449, 451, 455, 465, 493, 506, 516 PENTAX 416, 455, 456, 507, 520 TOTEVISION 413, 414 PENTEX RESEARCH UNITECH PHILCO 421, 462, 463 VECTOR RESEARCH 409, 410, 415, 416, 513 PHILIPS...
  • Page 26: Satellite System Codes

    Brand Codes Brand Codes PHILIPS 711, 712, 713, 714, 725, 730, 731, 732 REALISTIC PIONEER 701, 733, 734, 742 SONY 772, 725, 727, 740 PULSAR STS1 RADIOSHACK 770, 771, 779, 780 STS2 747, 749, 752 STS3 REALISTIC 709, 749 STS4 REGAL 722, 735 TOSHIBA...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING This receiver has been manufactured to the specifications of RadioShack and is covered by a limited warranty from RadioShack. If your receiver is not operating as it should, take it to your local RadioShack store or call 1-800-THE-SHACK for assistance. If you think that there is something wrong with this component, check the points below.
  • Page 28: Care

    Symptom Cause Remedy Considerable noise in Incorrect frequency. Tune in the correct frequency. radio broadcasts. The antenna is not connected. Connect the antenna. ΠRF (AC-3) and/or digital cables are Route ΠRF (AC-3) and digital cables away from the near the antenna terminals and wires.
  • Page 29: Cleaning Discs

    Cleaning Discs • Do not place discs on top of the receiver. • Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Fingerprints and dust on the disc cause picture and sound • Do not attach paper or tape to discs. deterioration.
  • Page 30: Video Section

    (AM) S/N Ratio................................... > 40 dB Video Section Output Level ..............................1.0 V (p-p), 75 ohm S-Video Y-Output Level ........................... 1.0 V(p-p), 75 ohm S-Video C-Output Level ..........................286 mV(p-p), 75 ohm S/N Ratio .................................... > 45 dB Speaker Section Type Front ..................................
  • Page 31: Setting A Rating Level And Password

    SETTING A RATING LEVEL AND PASSWORD SETTING A PASSWORD You can prohibit the playing of specified DVDs which are unsuitable for children. Some DVD discs contain a restriction level which enables parents to remove scenes or prevent If you change the rating level to 7 or lower, you must enter a 4- playback of discs by children.
  • Page 32 Limited One-Year Warranty This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and workman- ship under normal use for one (1) year from the date of purchase from RadioShack company-owned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, Ra- dioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED...

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