Pioneer VSX-91TXH Receiver
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Model:
VSX-91TXH
Date:
2007
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audio/video multi-channel receiver

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Features • Advanced Direct Energy design This Receiver offers a new advancement in discrete design unique to Pioneer for high-power drivability, low distortion and stable imaging. Through symmetrical placement of power amplification units, this Receiver generates equal Amplifier power to all channels, eliminating the possibility of one channel dominating a particular sound field. • Easy setup using Advanced MCACC The Auto MCACC Setup provides a quick but accurate surround sound setup, which includes the advanced features of Professional Acoustic Calibration EQ. This innovative technology measures the reverb characteristics of your listening area, allowing you to customize your system calibration with the help of a graphical output that can be displayed on-screen, or using a computer. With the additional benefits of numerous MCACC preset memories, standing wave control and Microphone measurements from a series of reference points, your Home theater experience can be truly customized for optimal surround sound. • THX Select2 certified design This Receiver bears the THX Select2 logo, which means it has passed a rigorous series of quality and performance tests covering every aspect of the product. This includes testing of pre-amplifier and power Amplifier performance and operation, and hundreds of other parameters in both the digital and analog domain, making your home theater experience as faithful as possible to what the director intended. • Dolby Digital and DTS decoding, including Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-EXPRESS and DTS-HD Master Audio Dolby Digital and DTS decoding brings theater sound right into your home with up to six channels of surround sound, including a special LFE (Low Frequency Effects) channel for deep, Realistic sound effects. The built-in Dolby Pro Logic IIx and DTS Neo:6 decoders not only provide full surround sound decoding for Dolby Surround sources, but will also generate convincing surround sound for any stereo source. Also, with the addition of a surround back Speaker, you can take advantage of the built-in Dolby Digital EX and DTS-ES decoders for six-channel surround sound. Furthermore, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD, which are designed for the next-generation highdefinition media such as Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD, support up to 7.1 channels and 8 channels respectively. DTS-EXPRESS is a low-bitrate encoding technology supporting up to 5.1 channels, with fixed data transfer rates ranging from 24 kbps to 256 kbps (this encoding is available only when signals are delivered to this Receiver as primary audio). DTS-HD Master Audio delivers audio signals to listeners without any loss of data with its high transfer rates. • Phase correction The Phase Control technology incorporated into this receiver’s design provides coherent sound reproduction through the use of phase matching for an optimal sound image at your listening position. • Sound Retriever The Sound Retriever feature employs new DSP technology that helps bring CD quality sound back to WMA, MP3 and MPEG-4 AAC audio files by restoring sound pressure and smoothing jagged artifacts left over after compression. • Front Stage Surround Advance With the Front Stage Surround Advance feature, you can enjoy seamless, natural surround sound effects using only the front speakers, without deteriorating the quality of the original sound. • HDMI compatibility This Receiver is compatible with the HDMI digital video format, providing you high-definition digital video and digital audio via a single cable. High-quality sound formats such as DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD are also supported. • Built-in video Converter The built-in video Converter provides output of all analog video signals to your TV or monitor (regardless of the type of connection), allowing you to connect Components using component, S-video, and composite video connections as you like. • iPod, XM and SIRIUS Ready With the new iPod, XM and SIRIUS Radio terminals, you’ll be up and running in no time. This receiver’s enhanced compatibility makes XM HD Surround playback as well as on-screen control of your iPod, XM and SIRIUS Radio an added possibility.

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User Manual
Manual type:
User Manual
Pages:
88
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3.36 Mbytes (3525385 Bytes)
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english
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Manual ID:
ARB7369-A
Date:
01 January 2007
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Electronic document, no scan, very well readable.
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01 Before you start Features ... 6 Checking what’s in the box ... 7 Ventilation ... 7 Installing the Receiver ... 7 Loading the batteries ... 7 02 5 minute guide Introduction to Home theater ... 8 Listening to Surround Sound ... 8 Automatically setting up for surround sound (Auto MCACC) ... 8 Problems when using the Auto MCACC Setup ... 10 Playing a source ... 10 Better sound using Phase Control ... 10 03 Connecting your equipment Rear panel ... 11 When making cable connections ... 12 About the video Converter ... 12 Connecting your TV and DVD player ... 13 Connecting a satellite/cable Receiver or other set-top box ... 13 Connecting a DVD/HDD recorder, VCR and other video sources ... 14 Using the component video jacks ... 14 Connecting digital audio sources ... 15 About the WMA9 Pro decoder ... 16 Connecting analog audio sources ... 16 Connecting a component to the front panel inputs ... 16 Installing your Speaker system ... 17 Connecting the speakers ... 17 Placing the speakers ... 18 THX Speaker system setup ... 19 Connecting antennas ... 19 Connecting external antennas ... 20 Plugging in the Receiver ... 20 AC outlet ... 20 04 Controls and displays Front panel ... 21 Operating range of remote control unit ... 22 Display ... 23 Remote control ... 24 05 Listening to your system Auto playback ... 26 Listening in surround sound ... 26 Standard surround sound ... 26 Using the Home THX modes ... 27 Using the Advanced surround effects ... 27 Listening in stereo ... 28 Using Front Stage Surround Advance ... 28 Using Stream Direct ... 28 Selecting MCACC presets ... 29 Choosing the input signal ... 29 Using surround back channel processing ... 29 Using the Virtual Surround Back mode ... 30 Using Midnight and Loudness ... 31 Using the Sound Retriever ... 31 Enhancing dialog ... 31 Using the tone controls ... 31 06 Using the Tuner Listening to the Radio ... 32 Improving FM stereo sound ... 32 Tuning directly to a station ... 32 Saving station presets ... 32 Naming station presets ... 33 Listening to station presets ... 33 07 The System Setup menu Making Receiver settings from the System Setup menu ... 34 Automatic MCACC (Expert) ... 34 Surround back Speaker setting ... 36 Manual MCACC setup ... 37 Fine Channel Level ... 37 Fine Speaker Distance ... 38 Standing Wave ... 39 Acoustic Calibration EQ ... 39 Professional Acoustic Calibration EQ ... 39 Data Management ... 42 Manual Speaker setup ... 43 Speaker Setting ... 43 Channel Level ... 44 Speaker Distance ... 45 X-Curve ... 45 THX Audio Setting ... 4508 Other connections Connecting an iPod ... 47 Connecting your iPod to the Receiver ... 47 iPod playback ... 47 Using XM Radio ... 48 Connecting your XM Radio Receiver ... 48 Listening to XM Radio ... 49 Using XM HD Surround ... 49 Saving channel presets ... 49 Using the XM Menu ... 50 Using SIRIUS Radio ... 50 Connecting your SIRIUS Connect Tuner ... 50 Listening to SIRIUS Radio ... 51 Saving channel presets ... 51 Using the SIRIUS Menu ... 51 Connecting using HDMI ... 52 About HDMI ... 52 Connecting the multichannel analog inputs ... 53 Selecting the multichannel analog inputs ... 53 Speaker B setup ... 53 Switching the Speaker system ... 53 Bi-amping your front speakers ... 54 Bi-wiring your speakers ... 54 Connecting additional amplifiers ... 54 MULTI-ZONE listening ... 55 Making MULTI-ZONE connections ... 55 Using the MULTI-ZONE controls ... 56 Connecting an IR Receiver ... 56 Switching Components on and off using the 12 volt trigger ... 57 Using the SR+ mode with a Pioneer plasma display ... 58 Connecting a PC for Advanced MCACC output ... 58 Advanced MCACC output using your PC ... 59 09 Other Settings The Input Setup menu ... 60 Input function default and possible settings ... 60 The Other Setup menu ... 61 Multi Zone Setup ... 61 SR+ Setup for Pioneer plasma displays ... 61 OSD Adjustment ... 62 10 Using other functions Setting the AV options ... 63 Making an audio or a video recording ... 64 Reducing the level of an analog signal ... 65 Using the sleep timer ... 65 Dimming the display ... 65 Switching the Speaker impedance ... 65 Checking your system settings ... 65 Resetting the system ... 66 Default system settings ... 66 11 Controlling the rest of your system Setting the remote to control other Components ... 67 Selecting preset codes directly ... 67 Programming signals from other remote controls ... 67 Erasing one of the remote control button settings ... 68 Resetting the remote control presets ... 68 Confirming preset codes ... 68 Renaming input source names ... 69 Direct function ... 69 Multi Operation and System Off ... 69 Programming a multi-operation or a shutdown sequence ... 69 Using multi operations ... 70 Using System off ... 70 Controls for TVs ... 71 Controls for other Components ... 71 Operating other Pioneer Components with this unit’s sensor ... 72 12 Additional information Troubleshooting ... 73 Power ... 73 No sound ... 73 Other audio problems ... 74 Video ... 75 Settings ... 75 Professional Calibration EQ graphical output ... 76 Display ... 76 Remote control ... 77 HDMI ... 77 iPod messages ... 78 XM Radio messages ... 78 SIRIUS Radio messages ... 78 Surround sound formats ... 79 Dolby ... 79 DTS ... 80 Windows MediaTM Audio 9 Professional ... 80 About THX ... 80 Listening modes with different input signal formats ... 85 Specifications ... 86 Cleaning the unit ... 86

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