Selecting the playback source
Selecting the source from the START menu
You can select desired source or access playback/menus by using the
Show the START menu.
This unit automatically turns on.
(The TV also turns on when using VIERA
Link "HDAVI Control". This works only when
in "DVD/CD" or "IPOD" mode without any
disc/device being loaded/connected.)
Select an item.
≥ To exit, press [START].
Make the setting.
When "Input select" is selected
You can select a desired source from the menu.
≥ DVD/CD (
12), FM (
13), AM (
right), iPod (
"(TV)" will appear beside "AUX" or "DIGITAL IN", indicating the TV
audio setting for VIERA Link "HDAVI Control" (
When a disc is loaded, you can also access playback or menus from the
TOP MENU (DVD)
When the on-screen control panel appears
e.g. [DVD-V] (when "Playback Disc" is selected from the START menu)
You can operate the playback with the indicated controls.
Selecting the source by the remote control
Each time you press the button:
"(TV)" will appear beside "AUX" or "D-IN",
indicating the TV audio setting for VIERA
Link "HDAVI Control" (
Press [SELECTOR] on the main unit to select source from the main unit.
Confirm the audio connection to the AUX or OPTICAL IN terminal on the
main unit when you select the corresponding sources (
volume on the TV to its minimum and then balance the TV volume with
the volume setting on the main unit. Refer also to the operating
instructions for your TV to balance the sound.
Making settings for digital audio input
Select to suit the type of audio from the OPTICAL IN terminal on the main
1 While in "D-IN" mode
Press [SETUP] to select "MAIN/SAP", "DRC" or "PCM FIX".
2 While the selected mode is displayed
Press [3, 4] to make the setting.
MAIN/SAP mode (Only works with Dolby Dual Mono):
"SAP" = Secondary Audio Program
Dynamic Range Compression
DRC ON: Adjust for clarity even when the volume is low by
compressing the range of the lowest sound level and the
highest sound level. Convenient for late night viewing.
(Only works with Dolby Digital)
DRC OFF: The full dynamic range of the signal is reproduced.
PCM FIX mode
PCM ON: Select when receiving only PCM signals.
PCM OFF: Select when receiving Dolby Digital and PCM signals.
(When receiving true 5.1-channel surround sound, select "PCM OFF".)
≥ Audio that is input through the OPTICAL IN terminal is not output from
the HDMI terminal.
≥ Underlined items in the above paragraph are factory settings.
: For audio input through the AUX
: For audio input through the
OPTICAL IN terminal. (
9). Reduce the