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Exactly as described, the full user-manual (145 pages). Perfect.
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If youâve connected a MiniDisc recorder to the TAPE inputs, you can set the TX-SR501/TX-SR501E so that âMDâ appears on the display instead of âTAPE.â Simply press and hold the [TAPE] button until âMDâ appears (about two seconds). Notes: â¢ For AV components that are connected to only analog inputs, choose the ââ â â ââ setting. â¢ If you donât press the [DIGITAL INPUT] button for three seconds, the previous display reappears. â¢ You can also specify a signal format for the DIGITAL INPUTs (page 28).
Setting the Subwoofer Mode
With this function you can choose the surround channels from which the subwooferâs output is derived.
Press the [SUBWOOFER MODE] button once. The current subwoofer mode is displayed. Press the [SUBWOOFER MODE] button repeatedly to select the following modes:
Parameter Description The subwoofer outputs Subwoofer the low frequencies of all Mode 1 channels. The subwoofer outputs Subwoofer the low frequencies of the Mode 2 center and surround channels only. The subwoofer outputs Subwoofer the LFE (Low Frequency Mode 3 Effects) channel of 6.1 source material. The subwoofer output is Subwoofer off. Choose this setting if youâre not using a subOff woofer, or want to turn off your subwoofer.
Specifying the Number of Speakers
With this function you can specify the number of speakers that you are using.
Press the [SPEAKER ADJUST] button. The current speaker conï¬guration is displayed. Use the PRESET/ADJUST [ ] [ ] buttons to specify the number of speakers.
Front left Center Front right
If you donât press the [SUBWOOFER MODE] button for three seconds, the previous display reappears. Notes: â¢ If you use Mode 2 or Mode 3 with the Stereo listening mode, your subwoofer may produce no sound when you play material in certain surround formats, including 2-channel Dolby Digital, DTS, etc. â¢ The subwoofer mode cannot be set if a pair of headphones are connected, speaker set B is on, or Multich is selected. â¢ The TX-SR501/TX-SR501E remembers the subwoofer mode setting, so you only need to set it once.
The available settings are shown below.
6 speakers 5 speakers
Notes: â¢ Since some listening modes require a minimum number of speakers, when you change the above setting, the listening mode may change as well (see page 34). â¢ This setting cannot be set if a pair of headphones are connected, speaker set B is on, or Multich is selected. â¢ The TX-SR501/TX-SR501E remembers this setting, so you only need to set it once. See page 28 for information on playing your AV components through the TX-SR501/TX-SR501E. To get the most out of your TX-SR501/TX-SR501E, you should also set the functions on pages 26 and 27.