Pioneer VSX-824-K Owner's Manual

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Summary of Contents of owner's manual for Pioneer VSX-824-K

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    AV Receiver VSX-1029-K VSX-824-K Register your product on http://www.pioneerelectronics.com (US) http://www.pioneerelectronics.ca (Canada) • Protect your new investment The details of...

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    VENTILATION CAUTION IMPORTANT When installing this unit, make sure to leave space around the unit for ventilation to improve...

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    CAUTION This product satisfies FCC regulations when shielded 1) Read these instructions. 11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by cables...

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    Contents Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read Connecting an HDMI-equipped component to the front Using surround...

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    Contents X.Over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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    Features Audio Network 4 Easy setup using MCACC Roku Ready® 9 The MCACC automatically creates the optimum acoustic environment by...

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    Features Playback / Processing Installation 4 High Resolution Music Playback iControlAV5 Remote Application 9 High resolution music files with...

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    Before you start Flow of settings on the receiver The unit is a full-fledged AV receiver equipped with an Checking...

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    Chapter 1 Controls and displays Front panel 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9 19...

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    1 Controls and displays ALC/STANDARD SURR (VSX-1029 only) – Press for 4 22 ZONE (VSX-1029 only) 29 ADV.S. standard decoding...

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    1 Controls and displays Remote control • The following buttons are not used with this receiver: AUDIO P. – Use...

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    1 Controls and displays CD, NETWORK, iPod/USB, MHL, and BT (ADPT) will be 14 ECO 18 +Fav random playback. 11...

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    1 Controls and displays Operating range of remote control The remote control may not work properly if: 4 • There...

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    Chapter 2 Connecting your equipment Bi-amping connection Determining the speakers’ application The unit permits you to build various surround systems,...

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    2 Connecting your equipment • Surround and surround back speakers should be Some tips for improving sound quality Where you...

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    2 Connecting your equipment VSX-1029 connection diagram CAUTION • These speaker terminals carry HAZARDOUS LIVE voltage. To prevent the risk...

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    2 Connecting your equipment Front Bi-Amp connection (VSX-1029 only) VSX-824 connection diagram Front right Front left Subwoofer 2 Subwoofer 1...

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    2 Connecting your equipment Switching the speaker terminal VSX-1029: When the The Speaker System setting (VSX-1029 About HDMI The HDMI...

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    2 Connecting your equipment • Turning on/off the device connected to this unit’s HDMI 4 Note OUT terminal during playback,...

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    2 Connecting your equipment Connecting a TV and playback components DVD player HDMI/DVI-compatible components Blu-ray Disc player 4 Connecting using...

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    2 Connecting your equipment Connecting your TV with no HDMI input This diagram shows connections of a TV (with no...

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    2 Connecting your equipment Turn on the DHCP server function of your router. In case your Connecting optional Bluetooth® ADAPTER...

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    2 Connecting your equipment To improve AM reception Connecting antennas Connect the AM loop antenna and the FM wire antenna...

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    2 Connecting your equipment • iPod recharging occurs whenever an iPod is connected to Connecting an IR receiver (VSX-1029 only)...

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    2 Connecting your equipment • When the Roku Streaming Stick (sold separately) is Connecting a MHL-compatible device An MHL-compatible mobile...

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    Chapter 3 Basic Setup Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC) 1 Switch on the receiver and your TV. 5...

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    3 Basic Setup appliances (air conditioner, fridge, fan, etc.), that may be 8 Wait for the test tones to finish....

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    Chapter 4 Basic playback Playing a source Here are the basic instructions for playing a source (such as 4 Press...

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    4 Basic playback • When digital input (optical or coaxial) is selected, this receiver can only play back Dolby Digital,...

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    4 Basic playback 4 Tip Playing an iPod • In order to enjoy the picture and/or sound from devices connected...

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    4 Basic playback • If after pressing iPod USB the display shows NO 4 Basic playback controls Note DEVICE, try...

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    4 Basic playback Basic playback controls Playing back audio files stored on a USB memory device WAV (LPCM) .wav Sampling...

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    4 Basic playback 4 a. MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia. b. Files encoded...

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    4 Basic playback In this case, a passcode may be displayed on this receiver Bluetooth® ADAPTER for Wireless Enjoyment of...

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    4 Basic playback When Bluetooth wireless technology device is not The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered connected: WAITING...

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    4 Basic playback 4 Improving FM sound Note Listening to the radio • If the receiver is left disconnected from...

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    Chapter 5 Listening to your system 4 Note Surround back speaker(s) Choosing the listening mode • Stereo surround (matrix) formats...

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    5 Listening to your system 4 a. If surround back channel processing (Using surround back Note DIRECT Sources are heard...

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    5 Listening to your system • With a 7.1-channel surround system, audio signals that • Depending on the positions of...

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    5 Listening to your system Setting/What it does EQ (Acoustic Calibration EQ) Option(s) ON Setting/What it does LFE ATT (LFE...

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    5 Listening to your system 4 f. Phase matching is a very important factor in achieving proper sound reproduction. If...

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    Chapter 6 Playback with NETWORK features • Pause/resume, next/previous track, and shuffle/repeat Introduction This receiver is equipped with the LAN...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features • When  or  is pressed at the list screen, the About HTC Connect...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features • If the TOOLS button is pressed for the list displayed screen Registering broadcast stations...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features About the Spotify audio stream playback function In order to use the Spotify audio stream...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features The Network Setup menu Setting up the network to listen to Internet radio on this...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features Friendly Name 1 Select ‘Network Configuration’ from the Network Setup menu. Language Language can be...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features Network setting using Safari browser 5 Setup Apply. the network settings manually and then press...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features 4 Click Firmware Update. 6 Browse the latest firmware on your computer (a) and then...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features THEORY OF LIABILITY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF About network playback The network playback...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features Windows Media Player 11/Windows Media Player 12 Glossary Windows Media Player is software to deliver...

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    6 Playback with NETWORK features Music files Extension Stream AAC (MPEG-4 AAC LC, MPEG-4 HE AAC) .m4a Sampling frequency 32...

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    Chapter 7 Home Menu Using the Home Menu The following section shows you how to make detailed 4 Select the...

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    7 Home Menu • Front – Select LARGE if your front speakers reproduce bass 4 Note frequencies effectively, or if...

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    7 Home Menu 4 Confirm your selected setup option. The test tones will start after you press ENTER. After the...

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    7 Home Menu • Even if images are being output, if the input volume level is 2 Select ‘Component Input’...

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    7 Home Menu 4 Note • Power will be supplied even if a MHL device is connected. The OSD Setup...

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    Chapter 8 Using the MULTI-ZONE feature (VSX-1029 only) • When the receiver is on, make sure that any operations MULTI-ZONE...

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    Chapter 9 Control with HDMI function Synchronized operations below with a Control with HDMI- compatible Pioneer TV or Blu-ray Disc...

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    9 Control with HDMI function • BD, DVD, SAT/CBL, MHL, HDMI, GAME – The HDMI only when a Control with...

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    Chapter 10 Additional information  OVERHEAT shows in the display and the power turns off.  The OSD screen (Home...

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    10 Additional information  Can’t operate the remote control.  Check that the profile is correct. Use a Bluetooth wireless...

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    10 Additional information  Cannot access Windows Media Player 11 or Windows  Wireless LAN connections cannot be established between...

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    10 Additional information  Try making the wireless LAN converter’s advanced settings.  Depending on the connected source component, it’s...

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    10 Additional information MHL About iPod/iPhone Apple Lossless Audio Codec Copyright © 2011 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 4 Licensed...

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    10 Additional information About messages displayed when using network functions Resetting the main unit Use this procedure to reset all...

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    10 Additional information VSX-1029 VSX-1029 4 For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured 9 under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS,...

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    10 Additional information Network Section Specifications LAN terminal . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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    To register your product, find the nearest authorized service location, to purchase replacement parts, operating instructions, or accessories, please...

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