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TSS-10 HOME THEATER SOUND SYSTEM

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

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HOME THEATER SOUND SYSTEM

OWNERS MANUAL

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CAUTION

1 To assure the finest performance, please read this manual carefully. Keep it in a safe place for future reference.

2 Install this sound system in a well ventilated, cool, dry, clean place with at least 20 cm on the top, 10 cm on the left and right, and 10 cm at the back of the amplifier unit away from direct sunlight, heat sources, vibration, dust, moisture, and/or cold.

3 Locate this system away from other electrical appliances, motors, or transformers to avoid humming sounds. To prevent fire or electrical shock, do not place this system where it may get exposed to dripping or splashing, and never put any objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the top of the system.

4 Do not expose this system to sudden temperature changes from cold to hot, and do not locate this system in a environment with high humidity (i.e. a room with a humidifier) to prevent condensation inside this system, which may cause an electrical shock, fire, damage to this system, and/or personal injury.

5 Avoid installing this system in a place where foreign objects and liquid might fall. It might cause a fire, damage to this system and/or personal injury. Do not place the following objects on this system: Other components, as they may cause damage and/or

discoloration on the surface of this system. Burning objects (i.e. candles), as they may cause fire,

damage to this system, and/or personal injury. Containers with liquid in them, as they may cause

electrical shock to the user and/or damage to this system. 6 Do not cover this system with a newspaper, tablecloth,

curtain, etc. in order not to obstruct heat radiation. If the temperature inside this system rises, it may cause fire, damage to this system, and/or personal injury.

7 Do not plug in this system to a wall outlet until all connections are complete.

8 Do not operate this system upside-down. It may overheat, possibly causing damage.

9 Do not use force on switches, knobs and/or cables. 10 When disconnecting the power cable from the wall outlet,

grasp the plug; do not pull the cable. 11 Do not clean this system with chemical solvents; this might

damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth. 12 Only voltage specified on this system must be used. Using

this system with a higher voltage than specified is dangerous and may cause fire, damage to this system, and/or personal injury. YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this system with a voltage other than specified.

13 To prevent damage by lightning, disconnect the power cable from the wall outlet during an electrical storm.

14 Take care of this system so that no foreign objects and/or liquid drops inside this system.

15 When using a humidifier, be sure to avoid condensation inside this system by allowing enough spaces around this system or avoiding excess humidification. Condensation might cause a fire, damage to this system, and/or electric shock.

16 Do not attempt to modify or fix this system. Contact qualified YAMAHA service personnel when any service is needed. The cabinet should never be opened for any reasons.

17 When not planning to use this system for long periods of time (i.e. vacation), disconnect the AC power plug from the wall outlet.

18 Be sure to read the TROUBLESHOOTING section on common operating errors before concluding that this system is faulty.

CAUTION: READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING YOUR SYSTEM. 19 Before moving this system, press STANDBY/ON to set this

system in the standby mode, and disconnect the AC power plug from the wall outlet.

20 Be sure to only use the AC adaptor (LSE9802B1540) included with this system. Otherwise, you might cause a fire or damage to this system.

21 This system is designed for home use only. Never use this system in a car, etc., otherwise it may cause a malfunction of this system.

This system is not disconnected from the AC power source as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if this system itself is turned off. This state is called the standby mode. In this state, this system is designed to consume a very small quantity of power.

FOR CANADIAN CUSTOMERS To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot and fully insert. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES- 003.

For U.K. customers If the socket outlets in the home are not suitable for the plug supplied with this appliance, it should be cut off and an appropriate 3 pin plug fitted. For details, refer to the instructions described below.

Note The plug severed from the mains lead must be destroyed, as a

plug with bared flexible cord is hazardous if engaged in a live socket outlet.

Special Instructions for U.K. Model

IMPORTANT THE WIRES IN MAINS LEAD ARE COLOURED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING CODE:

Blue: NEUTRAL Brown: LIVE

As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The wire which is coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured BLACK. The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED. Making sure that neither core is connected to the earth terminal of the three pin plug.

IMPORTANT Please record the serial number of this system in the space below. MODEL: Serial No.: The serial number is located on the rear of the amplifier unit. Retain this Owners Manual in a safe place for future reference.

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FEATURES

Home Theater Sound This system delivers a realistic and powerful sound experience like that found in a movie theater.

Includes Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II and DTS Decoders

This system can reproduce the sound field of the software with the , or logo mark, and also reproduce normal 2-channel stereo sources in surround sound.

Virtual Surround (by using headphones) (SILENT CINEMA)

This system also enables you to enjoy a virtual surround sound by using headphones.

PREPARATION

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

CONTENTS

APPENDIX TROUBLESHOOTING .................................................... 14 GLOSSARY ....................................................................... 16 SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................ 17

OPERATION PLAYING A SOURCE ...................................................... 12 SELECTING THE SURROUND MODE ........................ 13

PREPARATION FEATURES .......................................................................... 1 CHECKING THE ACCESSORIES ................................... 2 INSTALLING BATTERIES IN THE REMOTE CONTROL ........................................................................... 2 CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS ....................................... 3 SETTING UP THE SYSTEM ............................................ 5 CONNECTIONS .................................................................. 7

Connecting audio components .......................................... 8 Connecting the speakers .................................................... 9 Connecting the power cable ............................................ 10

ADJUSTING SPEAKER OUTPUT LEVELS ................ 11

DTS and DTS Digital Surround are registered trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.

About this manual y indicates a tip for your operation. Some operations can be performed by using the buttons

on either the main unit or the remote control. In this case, the operations performed by using the remote control are described in this manual.

This manual is printed prior to production. Design and specifications are subject to change in part for the reason of the improvement in operativity ability, and others. In this case, the product has priority.

Some of the illustrations and names of the package contents etc. written in this manual may differ from the actual products and the names written on the package etc.

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CHECKING THE ACCESSORIES

Check your package to make sure it contains the following items.

Remote control Batteries (AAA, R03, UM-4)

Power cable Non-skid pads (3 sets: 24 pieces)

1 3

2

Screws (2 pieces)

Optical cable Audio pin cable

AC adaptor (LSE9802B1540)

Stand (for the amplifier unit)

INPUT

MODE

REAR

MUTE TEST

S.WOOFER

VOLUME

INSTALLING BATTERIES IN THE REMOTE CONTROL

3.5 mm stereo mini/ RCA stereo pin cable

Fastener (1 set) (for the center speaker)

Insert the batteries in the correct direction by aligning the + and marks on the batteries with the polarity markings (+ and ) inside the battery compartment.

1 Press the part and slide off the battery compartment cover.

2 Insert the two batteries (AAA, R03, UM-4 type) with + and oriented properly. The batteries can be set only from the direction shown in the figure.

3 Slide the cover back on so that it snaps into place.

Notes on batteries Change all of the batteries if you notice a decrease in

the operating range of the remote control. Do not use old batteries together with new ones. Do not use different types of batteries (such as alkaline

and manganese batteries) together. Read the packaging carefully as these different types of batteries may have the same shape and color.

If the batteries have leaked, dispose of them immediately. Avoid touching the leaked material or letting it come into contact with clothing, etc. Clean the battery compartment thoroughly before installing new batteries.

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CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS

1 INPUT and indicators Press this button repeatedly to select an input source between DIGITAL 1, DIGITAL 2 and ANALOG. The current mode is shown by the lighting of the corresponding indicator.

DIGITAL 1: Select this to reproduce source signals received at the DIGITAL INPUTS OPTICAL 1 terminal on the rear panel.

DIGITAL 2: Select this to reproduce source signals received at the DIGITAL INPUTS OPTICAL 2 terminal on the rear panel.

ANALOG: Select this to reproduce source signals received at the ANALOG INPUTS terminals on the rear panel.

2 MODE (k/n) and indicators Press this button (or k/n) repeatedly to select the desired surround mode among DTS, DIGITAL, PLII MOVIE, PLII MUSIC and off. The current mode is shown by the lighting of the corresponding indicator. * If a DTS or Dolby Digital encoded signal is inputted when

DTS or DIGITAL mode is not selected, the corresponding indicator lights up dimly.

Refer to page 13 for details on each surround modes.

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

DIGITAL

7

6

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TRIM

PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

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INPUT

MODE

REAR

MUTE TEST

S.WOOFER

VOLUME

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0

Front panel Remote control

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CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS

Using the remote control

Handling the remote control Do not spill water or other liquids on the remote

control. Do not drop the remote control. Do not leave or store the remote control in the

following types of conditions: high humidity or temperature such as near a heater,

stove or bath; dusty places; or in places subject to extremely low temperatures.

3 VOLUME (+/) and indicators Used for adjusting the overall volume level of this system. The current level is shown by the lighting of the indicators on the front panel. VOLUME on the front panel: Turn this control clockwise to increase the level, and counterclockwise to decrease the level. VOLUME +/ on the remote control: Press + to increase the level, and to decrease the level.

4 Remote control sensor Receives signals from the remote control.

5 STANDBY/ON ( ) and indicator Each press of this button changes the status of this system between standby mode and power on. When the power is on, the indicator lights up.

Standby mode In this mode, this system will consume a small amount of power in order to receive infrared-signals from the remote control.

6 SILENT Stereo headphones can be connected to this mini-jack for private listening. Sound output from the speakers is cut off when headphones are connected to this jack.

7 REAR +/ These buttons are used for adjusting the sound level from the rear speakers. Press + to increase the level, and to decrease the level.

8 S.WOOFER +/ These buttons are used for adjusting the sound level from the subwoofer. Press + to increase the level, and to decrease the level.

9 MUTE Press this button to cut off sound output temporarily. Press this button again to restore sound output.

0 TEST Press this button to reproduce a test tone from the speakers. A test tone is reproduced from each speaker in turn. The test tone is used for adjusting volume balance among all the speakers. The adjustment is made by pressing VOLUME +/ on the remote control.

SILENT

30 30

Approximately 6 m (20 feet)

* The STANDBY/ON indicator flashes while the amplifier unit is receiving signals from the remote control.

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System configuration This system includes an amplifier unit, five speakers and a subwoofer.

The three speakers with a 3 m cable are used as front speakers and a center speaker. The two speakers with a 10 m cable are used as rear speakers.

The role of respective speakers The front speakers are used for reproducing main channel sound. The rear speakers are used for effect sounds, and the center speaker is for center channel sound (dialog etc.). The subwoofer is used for reproducing sounds of low frequencies from the front, center and rear surround channels. The subwoofer also reproduces sounds of the subwoofer channel when a DTS or Dolby Digital encoded source is played.

Amplifier unit

Subwoofer

Right front speaker

Left front speaker

Right rear speaker

Left rear speaker

Center speaker

Recommended speaker placement Before making connections, place all speakers in their respective positions. The positioning of the speakers is important because it controls the overall sound quality of this system. Place the speakers depending on your listening position by following the instructions below. * The front/center/rear speakers can be mounted on a wall. (See

the next page.)

Front speakers: On both sides of and at approximately the same height as the TV.

Rear speakers: Behind your listening position or on both sides of the listening room.

Center speaker: Precisely between the front speakers.

* The center speaker can be mounted on the monitor as shown on the next page.

Subwoofer: On the floor. The position of the subwoofer is not so critical because low bass tones are not highly directional.

Note Although the speaker system in this system is magnetically

shielded, it may still affect the color on the television monitor when using this system near the television. Adjust the relative positions of this system and the television if this happens.

SETTING UP THE SYSTEM

Amplifier unit x 1 Speaker x 5 Subwoofer x 1

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SETTING UP THE SYSTEM

Placing a center speaker on top of the monitor

When placing the center speaker on top of the monitor, remove the stand from the speaker, and attach the provided fastener at the bottom of the speaker and on top of the monitor to prevent the speaker from falling. * Do not place the speaker on top of the monitor with an

inclination of more than 10 degrees.

Note Though this speaker is a magnetically shielded type, there may

be some influence on the monitor picture depending on the type of monitor or the placement of the speaker. In such a case, place the speaker further apart from the monitor until there is no influence on the monitor picture.

Mounting the amplifier unit on the supplied stand

For improved stability, it is recommended to mount the amplifier unit on the supplied stand with the supplied screws as shown below. * Attach the supplied non-skid pads at the four corners on the

bottom of the stand for improved stability.

10 10 Fastener

Adjusting the front angle of the front/ center/rear speakers

The front angle of the speakers can be adjusted as shown below.

1 Loosen the screw on the bottom of the speaker stand. * Attach the supplied non-skid pads at the four corners on

the bottom of the stand for improved stability.

2 Adjust the speaker angle on the stand as you prefer, and then tighten the screw.

Mounting the front/center/rear speakers on a wall

The speakers can also be hung on the wall. Remove the stand from the speaker. Fasten screws into a firm wall or wall support as shown in the figure, and hang the slits on the rear of the speaker on the protruding screws. * Make sure that the screws are securely caught by the slits.

Warning Each speaker weighs 0.4 kg (0.9 lbs.). Do not mount them on

thin plywood or a wall with soft surface material. If mounted, the screws may come out of the flimsy surface and the speakers may fall. This could damage the speakers and cause personal injury.

Do not install the speakers on a wall with nails, adhesives, or any other unstable hardware. Long-term use and vibrations may cause them to fall.

To avoid accidents resulting from tripping over loose speaker cables, fix them to the wall.

Non-skid pads

Tapping screw (Diam. 4 mm) (Available in hardware stores)

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CONNECTIONS

CAUTION

Always be sure to turn off the amplifier unit and any component to be connected when making connections.

To ensure proper connections Connect the white plug of the connection cable to the left L (white) audio signal terminal and connect the red plug

to the right R (red) terminal. Insert the plug securely. If the plug is not inserted securely, noise may result or sound may not be output. Since the method of connection and terminal names differ depending on the component being used, be sure to refer

to the instruction manuals for all components being connected. After connections have been made, check one more time that wiring has been made properly.

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TSS-10 HOME THEATER SOUND SYSTEM

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

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DIGITAL

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TRIM

PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

Left front speaker

Right front speaker

Left rear speaker

Right rear speaker

Center speaker

Subwoofer

Amplifier unit

To AC outlet

DVD player

TV/digital TV/cable TV

VCR

Personal computer Video game player

* This system cannot be connected to video signal input/ output terminals of a TV, VCR, DVD player, etc.

AC adaptor

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CONNECTIONS

1

2

DIGITAL INPUTS

OPTICAL

SPEAKER OUTPUTS

FRONT

REAR (SURROUND)

CENTER

S. WOOFER

DC IN 15V

ANALOG INPUTS

L

R

L

R

L

R

OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT

OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT

OUTPUT

OUTPUT

L

R

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

DIGITAL

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PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

Connect the optical digital output terminal on the DVD player, etc. to the DIGITAL INPUTS OPTICAL 1 (optical) digital input terminal on the amplifier unit using an optical cable. In the same way, connect the optical digital output terminal on the satellite tuner, etc. to the DIGITAL INPUTS OPTICAL 2 (optical) digital input terminal on the amplifier unit using an optical cable. These connections bring you digital sound.

When connecting a VCR, etc. without a digital output terminal, connect the audio output terminals to the ANALOG INPUTS audio input terminals on the amplifier unit using the audio pin cable.

When connecting a personal computer, etc. which has a 3.5 mm-stereo mini jack only for audio output, connect it to the ANALOG INPUTS audio input terminals on the amplifier unit using the 3.5 mm stereo mini/RCA stereo pin cable.

Note

The amplifier unit has no video input terminal. To enjoy watching a source played on the DVD player etc. connected to the amplifier unit, connect the video output of DVD player to the TV.

y The TSS-10 cannot record any audio or video source.

Connecting audio components

Remove the cap covering the DIGITAL INPUTS OPTICAL terminal when connecting an optical cable. Safely store the cap and always re-insert it in the terminal when the terminal is not in use. (This cap prevents the entrance of dust.)

Anti-dust cap

Anti-dust cap

DVD player, video game player, etc.

TV/digital TV/cable TV, etc.

VCR, etc.

Personal computer, etc.

Amplifier unit

Rear panel

Optical cable

Optical cable

Audio pin cable

3.5 mm stereo mini/RCA stereo pin cable

For connections, use the included or commercially available connection cables suitable for respective connections.

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CAUTIONS

The SPEAKER OUTPUTS terminals on the rear of the amplifier unit are only designed for connection of the supplied speakers. Never connect these terminals to an AV amplifier or a power amplifier, as it may cause misoperation, fire and/or damage to this system.

Secure the speaker cables so that they will not catch on hands or feet.

Connecting the speakers Connect the speakers to the amplifier unit. Connect the three speakers with a 3 m cable to the FRONT L, R and CENTER terminals. Connect the two speakers with a 10 m cable to the REAR L and R terminals. Connect the subwoofer to the SUBWOOFER terminal.

Note Do not connect any speakers to the speaker terminals on the amplifier unit except for the supplied speakers.

1

2

DIGITAL INPUTS

OPTICAL

SPEAKER OUTPUTS

FRONT

REAR (SURROUND)

CENTER

S. WOOFER

DC IN 15V

ANALOG INPUTS

L

R

L

R

L

R

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

DIGITAL

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TRIM

PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

Left front speaker

Right front speaker

Left rear speaker

Right rear speaker

Center speaker

Subwoofer

Amplifier unit

Rear panel

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CENTER

S. WOOFER

DC IN 15V

ANALOG INPUTS

L

R

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

DIGITAL

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TRIM

PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

Once all connections have been made, check them one more time. Finally, plug in the amplifier unit to the wall outlet in the following procedure. 1. Connect the included AC adaptor to the amplifier

unit. 2. Connect the included power cable to the AC adaptor. 3. Insert the plug of the power cable into the wall outlet.

Notes Disconnect the power cable if you will not use this system for

an extended period. When placing the included AC adaptor on the rack, etc., be sure

to fix the adaptor on the rack, etc. to prevent it from falling. If the adaptor falls, it may cause personal injury or damage to the adaptor and/or other equipment.

Do not connect the included AC adaptor to any unit other than the amplifier unit of this system.

To AC outlet

Amplifier unit

Connecting the power cable

Rear panel

AC adaptor (included) Power cable

(U.S.A. model) (included)

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ADJUSTING SPEAKER OUTPUT LEVELS

3 Adjust the level of each speaker by pressing VOLUME +/ so that it matches the level of the front speakers. While adjusting, the test tone is heard from the selected speakers. After or + is released, the test tone begins travelling to another speaker again.

4 When adjustment is complete, press TEST to stop the test tone. While adjusting, the level of the selected speaker is shown

by the lighting of the VOLUME indicators on the front panel. The default level is also shown by the dim lighting of the corresponding indicator.

y You can enjoy listening to the input source at the desired

volume simply by turning VOLUME on the front panel or pressing VOLUME +/ on the remote control.

Notes If you press INPUT on the remote control when the test tone is

outputted, the output levels of all channels are reset to the default levels.

The levels of the left and right front speakers cannot be set over the point on the VOLUME indicator shown in the figure below.

This section explains how to adjust speaker output levels using the test tone generator. When this adjustment is complete, the output level heard at the listening position should be the same from each speaker. This is important for best performance of the various decoders (Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II and DTS).

Note Since this system cannot enter the test mode while headphones

are connected to the amplifier unit, be sure to unplug the headphones from the SILENT jack when using the test tone.

Using the test tone Use the test tone to balance the output levels of the speakers.

Notes The adjustment of each speaker output level should be made at

your listening position using the remote control. The test tone may not be heard if the volume level of this

system is too low. Confirm that the volume is set to a proper listening level.

1 Press to turn on the power.

2 Press TEST to output the test tone. The test tone is heard (in order) from the left front, center, right front, right rear and left rear speaker. The tone is produced for about 2.5 seconds from each speaker. All of the INPUT indicators flash while the test tone is

being outputted.

INPUT

MODE

REAR

MUTE TEST

S.WOOFER

VOLUME

VOLUME +/

TEST

Right frontLeft front

Right rearLeft rear

Center

VOLUME

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PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

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PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

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PLAYING A SOURCE Lets listen to sources played on the audio and video components connected to this system.

1 Press STANDBY/ON ( ) to turn on the power. The STANDBY/ON indicator on the front panel lights up.

2 Turn on the AV component connected to this system.

3 Press INPUT repeatedly to select the input source (DIGITAL 1, DIGITAL 2 or ANALOG). The indicator for the selected source lights up on the front panel.

4 Start playback on the source component. Refer to the operation instructions for the component.

5 Adjust the volume to the desired level. The volume level is shown by the VOLUME indicators on the front panel. Control range: 0 (minimum) to 7 (maximum)

y None of the VOLUME indicators light up when the level is 0

(minimum).

Note This system can reproduce sampled digital signals (Linear

PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS) of 48 kHz or lower.

To adjust the subwoofer level While listening to a source, press S.WOOFER or +. Pressing + increases and decreases the level.

y While adjusting, the current level is shown by the lighting of

the VOLUME indicators on the front panel. The default level is also shown by the dim lighting of the corresponding indicator.

Note The adjustment cannot be made when listening with

headphones even if + or is pressed.

To adjust the volume balance between the front and rear speakers While listening to a source, press REAR or +. Pressing + increases and decreases the output level of the rear speakers.

y While adjusting, the current level is shown by the lighting of

the VOLUME indicators on the front panel. The default level is also shown by the dim lighting of the corresponding indicator.

Note The adjustment cannot be made when listening with

headphones even if + or is pressed.

To mute the sound Press MUTE on the remote control. To resume the audio output, press MUTE again.

y You can also cancel mute by pressing VOLUME +/, INPUT,

MODE, etc. While being muted, the VOLUME indicators flash.

When you have finished using this system

Press STANDBY/ON ( ) to set this system in the standby mode.

INPUT

MODE

REAR

MUTE TEST

S.WOOFER

VOLUME

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

DIGITAL

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

+6

+4

+2

0

2

4

6

TRIM

PL MOVIE

PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

S.WOOFER +/VOLUME

+/ MUTE

INPUT INPUT

VOLUME

REAR +/

STANDBY/ON

Front panel Remote control

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SELECTING THE SURROUND MODE

This system provides you with four surround modes for theaterlike surround sound enjoyment. For the best results, choose a mode appropriate for the selected audio source.

1 Play a source. Refer to Playing a source on page 12 for how to play a source.

2 Press MODE repeatedly to select the desired mode. The indicator for the selected surround mode lights up on the front panel. When no indicator is illuminated, no surround

mode is selected. Not all surround modes can be selected with all

input sources. Selectable surround modes depend on the input source. Refer to the table below for details.

y When no surround mode is selected, sound output is in 2-

channel stereo, and no sound is outputted from the center and rear speakers.

If DTS or DIGITAL encoded signals are inputted when no surround mode is selected, the multi-channel source signals are mixed down into two channels and are outputted from the front speakers only.

Feature of surround modes

Mode

DTS

DIGITAL

PL II MOVIE

PL II MUSIC

Features

This mode precisely simulates the surround sound effects of DTS encoded sources without altering the original sound orientation. This mode can be selected only when the input signal is encoded with DTS and the input mode is set to DIGITAL 1 or 2.

This mode precisely simulates the surround sound effects of DIGITAL encoded sources without altering the original sound orientation. This mode can be selected only when the input signal is encoded with Dolby Digital and the input mode is set to DIGITAL 1 or 2.

This mode enables you to enjoy 2-channel stereo sources decoded into five discrete channels. This mode is suitable for movies, TV dramas, etc.

This mode enables you to enjoy 2-channel stereo sources decoded into five discrete channels. This mode is suitable for music sources.

y When you set the amplifier unit in the standby mode, the

current source and surround mode are memorized and are automatically selected when you turn on the power again.

When you select an input source, the amplifier unit automatically selects the last surround mode used with that source.

The acoustics of your listening room affect the surround effect. It is recommended to use a room with fewer sound reflections to maximize the surround effect.

If a DTS or Dolby Digital encoded signal is inputted when DTS or DIGITAL mode is not selected, the corresponding indicator lights up dimly.

Notes

When a monaural source is being played with PL II MOVIE, sound will be hardly heard from the front speakers and the rear speakers. Sound can only be heard from the center speaker.

You cannot select PL II MOVIE/ PL II MUSIC mode while reproducing 2-channel DTS signal.

SILENT CINEMA You can enjoy the sound expansion similar to what you could experience from actual speakers with the SILENT CINEMA mode. The SILENT CINEMA can be used by connecting your headphones to the SILENT jack while enjoying surround sound by using the speakers. (When the surround mode is off, you listen to the source with normal stereo reproduction.)

Note The sound of LFE channel will be mixed and output from the

headphone.

INPUT

MODE

REAR

MUTE TEST

S.WOOFER

VOLUME

SILENT

DIGITAL 1

DIGITAL 2

ANALOG

DTS

INPUT

MODE

VOLUME

DIGITAL

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PL MUSIC

STANDBY/ON

MODE /

MODE

SILENT

Front panel Remote control

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Refer to the chart below when this system does not function properly. If the problem you are having is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, set this system to the standby mode, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center.

Problem

The amplifier unit fails to turn on when STANDBY/ON ( ) is pressed, or enters in the standby mode soon after the power has been turned on.

No sound.

No sound from the rear speakers

No sound from the center speaker when the DTS or DIGITAL mode is selected.

No sound from the subwoofer.

A humming sound can be heard.

The amplifier unit does not operate properly.

There is noise interference from digital or high- frequency equipment, or the amplifier unit.

No sound from the center and rear speakers though the DTS or DIGITAL mode indicator is dimly illuminated.

Cause

The power cable is not connected or the plug is not completely inserted.

The amplifier unit has been exposed to a strong external electric shock (such as lightning and strong static electricity).

Incorrect input cable connections.

An appropriate input source has not been selected.

The speaker connections are not secure.

The volume is turned down.

The sound is muted.

The level of the rear speakers is set to minimum.

The surround mode is off.

The source encoded with a Dolby Digital or DTS signal does not have a center channel signal.

The level of the subwoofer is set to minimum.

Incorrect cable connections to the ANALOG INPUTS jacks.

The internal microcomputer has been frozen by an external electric shock (such as lightning or excessive static electricity) or by a power supply with low voltage.

The amplifier unit is too close to the digital or high-frequency equipment.

Dim illumination of an indicator means that signals encoded with the corresponding format (DTS or Dolby Digital) is inputted to this system. In this case, the signals are mixed into 2 channels and reproduced from the front speakers only.

Remedy

Firmly connect the power cable.

Set the amplifier unit in the standby mode, disconnect the power cable, plug it back in after 30 seconds, then start operating.

Connect the cables properly. If the problem persists, the cables may be defective.

Select an appropriate input source with the INPUT button.

Secure the connections.

Turn up the volume.

Press MUTE or any operation buttons to cancel a mute and adjust the volume.

Press REAR + button on the remote control to increase the level.

Select the appropriate surround mode by pressing the MODE button.

Press S. WOOFER + button on the remote control to increase the level.

Firmly connect the audio plugs to the ANALOG INPUTS jacks. If the problem persists, the cables may be defective.

Disconnect the power cable from the outlet and then plug it in again after about 30 seconds.

Move the amplifier unit further away from such equipment.

Press the MODE button for the appropriate surround format. The indicator turns bright, and the center and rear speakers reproduce sounds since the surround format is decoded.

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Problem

Though a Dolby Digital encoded source is inputted to this system and the

DIGITAL mode is selected, no sound is outputted from the center and rear speakers.

A DTS or Dolby Digital encoded source cannot be played in the DTS or

DIGITAL mode. (Neither the DTS nor

DIGITAL mode indicator lights up.)

Sound is distorted.

Noise.

The remote control does not work nor function properly.

Cause

A Dolby Digital 2-channel encoded source is inputted to this system.

The DVD player, etc. sending the playback signal to this system is not set as follows. Digital output and DTS or Dolby Digital

mode Output: Digital and Signal type: DTS or

Dolby Digital

The level of the input signal is too high.

The level of the input signal is too low.

Connections are faulty or incomplete.

The amplifier unit is too close to the monitor.

Wrong distance or angle.

Direct sunlight or lighting (from an inverter type of fluorescent lamp, etc.) is striking the remote control sensor of the amplifier unit.

The batteries are weak.

Remedy

If the input source is compatible with 5.1 channels, select 5.1-channel mode on the player which is sending signals to this system. (If the input source is not compatible with 5.1 channels, you can enjoy the source in a multi- channel mode by using the PL II MOVIE or MUSIC surround mode.)

Make a proper setting on the DVD player, etc. referring to the instruction manual of the player.

Turn down the output level on the connected component.

Turn up the output level on the connected component.

Make the connections again.

Place the amplifier unit away from the monitor.

The remote control will function within a maximum range of 6 m (20 feet) and no more than 30 degrees off-axis from the front panel.

Reposition the amplifier unit.

Replace all batteries with new ones.

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Encode/Decode When a signal or other information is processed, compressed and digitized, this is called encoding. Encoding can be used to record an extremely large amount of information on a single CD or DVD. An encoded signal cannot be listened to directly. It must be returned to its original state (i.e. audible sound) and this is called decoding.

Sound field Not all sound travels from the sound source directly into the human ear, but instead reflects off of walls, ceilings and other objects to arrive at the ear slightly delayed (early reflection). It may also reflect repeatedly in a complicated manner before reaching the ear (subsequent reverberation). A human is able to perceive the size and shape of a location based on the various sounds heard in this way. The specific acoustic space of a particular building is called a sound field.

Dolby Surround In movie theaters and in live theaters, the spectators are surrounded by many speakers and sound effects geared to each scene are used to make sound move from front to back and right to left. This gives the sound a three dimensional feel that surrounds the entire body. Dolby Surround is used to implement this realistic effect. Originally, the Dolby Surround system consisted of a total of four channels: two front channels (right and left), one center channel, and one rear channel. Later, two-channel stereo compatibility was added to for broadcast and video media used in the home. The ability to easily set up a home AV system capable of stereo reproduction is one of the biggest features of Dolby Surround.

Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Pro Logic II is an improved technique used to decode vast numbers of existing Dolby Surround software. This new technology enables a discrete 5- channel playback with 2 front channels, 1 center channel, and 2 rear channels (instead of only 1 rear channel for conventional Pro Logic technology). A music mode is also available for 2-channel sources in addition to the movie mode.

Dolby Digital Dolby Digital consists of a total of five channels: three front channels (left, center and right) and two rear channels (right and left), plus a distinct LFE channel for low frequency effect. It is therefore commonly referred to as a 5.1 channel system. Using digital compression technology for all 5.1 channels, Dolby Digital can be used for completely independent audio reproduction. Dolby Digital offers superior sound separation between each channels and a more three dimensional surround effect in comparison to the older Dolby Surround, which mixes four channels (three front and one rear) into two-channel stereo and separates them using a matrix circuit.

GLOSSARY

DTS (Digital Theater Systems) Digital Surround

DTS was developed to replace the analog soundtracks of movies with six discrete channels of digital soundtracks, and it is now installed in many theaters around the world. The DTS digital playback system changed the way we experienced movies in theaters with six discrete channels of superb digital audio. DTS technology, through intense research and development has made it possible to deliver similar encode/decode discrete technology to home audio surround-sound entertainment. DTS Digital Surround is an encode/decode system which delivers six channels of master-quality, 20-bit audio; technically, it is 5.1 channels, which means 5 full-range (left, center, right and two surround) channels, plus a subwoofer (LFE) channel (as 0.1). It is compatible with the 5.1 speaker configurations that are currently available for home theater systems.

LFE 0.1 channel This channel is for the reproduction of low bass signals. The frequency range for this channel is 20 Hz to 120 Hz. This channel is counted as 0.1 because it only enforces a low frequency range compared to the full-range reproduced by the other 5 channels in a Dolby Digital or DTS 5.1 channel systems.

SILENT CINEMA YAMAHA has developed a natural, realistic sound effect DSP algorithm for headphones. Parameters for headphones have been set for each surround mode so that accurate representations of all the surround modes can be enjoyed using headphones.

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Amplifier unit

Output Power per Channel Front/center/rear: 6W (1 kHz, 4, 10% THD)

Subwoofer: 18W (100 Hz, 4, 10% THD)

Input Sensitivity .................................................. 200 mV

Headphone Jack Output Level/Output Impedance ......................................... 450 mV/30 (1 kHz, 200 mV)

Frequency Response ............................... 40 Hz20 kHz

Dimensions (W H D) ......................................... 96 mm 281 mm 208 mm

(3-3/4 11-1/16 8-3/16)

Weight ..................................................... 1.6 kg (3.5 lbs.)

Power Consumption ............................................... 40 W

Standby Power Consumption .................... Approx. 1 W

Front/center/rear speakers

Type ........................................ Full range speaker system Acoustic suspension

Driver ..................................... 5 cm (2) spruce cone type Magnetic shielding type

Impedance .................................................................. 4

Dimensions (W x H x D) ... 70 mm 95 mm 118 mm (2-3/4 3-3/4 4-5/8)

Weight ..................................................... 0.4 kg (0.9 lbs.)

Subwoofer

Type ............ Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System

Driver .......................................... 13 cm (5) cone woofer Magnetic shielding type

Impedance .................................................................. 4

Dimensions (W x H x D) .......................................... 220 mm x 224 mm x 222 mm

(8-11/16 8-13/16 8-3/4)

Weight ..................................................... 3.3 kg (7.3 lbs.)

* Please note that all specifications are subject to change without notice.

SPECIFICATIONS

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YAMAHA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION, USA 6660 ORANGETHORPE AVE., BUENA PARK, CALIF. 90620, U.S.A. YAMAHA CANADA MUSIC LTD. 135 MILNER AVE., SCARBOROUGH, ONTARIO M1S 3R1, CANADA YAMAHA ELECTRONIK EUROPA G.m.b.H. SIEMENSSTR. 22-34, 25462 RELLINGEN BEI HAMBURG, F.R. OF GERMANY YAMAHA ELECTRONIQUE FRANCE S.A. RUE AMBROISE CROIZAT BP70 CROISSY-BEAUBOURG 77312 MARNE-LA-VALLEE CEDEX02, FRANCE YAMAHA ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. YAMAHA HOUSE, 200 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD WATFORD, HERTS WD1 7JS, ENGLAND YAMAHA SCANDINAVIA A.B. J A WETTERGRENS GATA 1, BOX 30053, 400 43 VSTRA FRLUNDA, SWEDEN YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY, LTD. 17-33 MARKET ST., SOUTH MELBOURNE, 3205 VIC., AUSTRALIA Printed in China V979880-1

1. IMPORTANT NOTICE : DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT! This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.

2. IMPORTANT : When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables. Cable/s supplied with this product MUST be used. Follow all installation instructions. Failure to follow instructions could void your FCC authorization to use this product in the USA.

3. NOTE : This product has been tested and found to comply with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for Class B digital devices. Compliance with these requirements provides a reasonable level of assurance that your use of this product in a residential environment will not result in harmful interference with other electronic devices.

This equipment generates/uses radio frequencies and, if not installed and used according to the instructions found in the users manual, may cause interference harmful to the operation of other electronic devices.

Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations. If this product is found to be the source of interference, which can be determined by turning the unit OFF and ON, please try to eliminate the problem by using one of the following measures:

Relocate either this product or the device that is being affected by the interference.

Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.

In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead, change the lead-in to coaxial type cable.

If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer authorized to distribute this type of product. If you can not locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Electronics Corp., U.S.A. 6660 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620.

The above statements apply ONLY to those products distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America or its subsidiaries.

FCC INFORMATION (for US customers)

YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Associations Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that lets the sound come through loud and clear without annoying blaring or distortion and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing.

Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Associations Consumer Electronics Gr

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