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AV SURROUND RECEIVER

AVR-1509
Owner’s Manual
Bedienungsanleitung
Manuel de l’Utilisateur
Manuale delle istruzioni
Manual del usuario
Gebruiksaanwijzing
Bruksanvisning
ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANCAIS ITALIANO ESPAÑOL NEDERLANDS SVENSKA

n SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY CAUTION:


We declare under our sole responsibility that this product, to which this
To completely disconnect this product from the mains, disconnect
declaration relates, is in conformity with the following standards:
CAUTION EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 and EN61000-3-3.
the plug from the wall socket outlet.
The mains plug is used to completely interrupt the power supply to
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK Following the provisions of 2006/95/EC and 2004/108/EC Directive.
the unit and must be within easy access by the user.
DO NOT OPEN • ÜBEREINSTIMMUNGSERKLÄRUNG
Wir erklären unter unserer Verantwortung, daß dieses Produkt, auf das VORSICHT:
CAUTION: sich diese Erklärung bezieht, den folgenden Standards entspricht: Um dieses Gerät vollständig von der Stromversorgung abzutrennen,
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 und EN61000-3-3.
ziehen Sie bitte den Stecker aus der Wandsteckdose.
COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. Entspricht den Verordnungen der Direktive 2006/95/EC und 2004/108/EC.
Der Netzstecker wird verwendet, um die Stromversorgung zum
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. • DECLARATION DE CONFORMITE Gerät völlig zu unterbrechen; er muss für den Benutzer gut und
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral Nous déclarons sous notre seule responsabilité que l’appareil, auquel se einfach zu erreichen sein.
triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of réfère cette déclaration, est conforme aux standards suivants:
uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 et EN61000-3-3. PRECAUTION:
that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric D’après les dispositions de la Directive 2006/95/EC et 2004/108/EC. Pour déconnecter complètement ce produit du courant secteur,
shock to persons. débranchez la prise de la prise murale.
• DICHIARAZIONE DI CONFORMITÀ
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended Dichiariamo con piena responsabilità che questo prodotto, al quale la La prise secteur est utilisée pour couper complètement
to alert the user to the presence of important operating nostra dichiarazione si riferisce, è conforme alle seguenti normative: l’alimentation de l’appareil et l’utilisateur doit pouvoir y accéder
and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 e EN61000-3-3. facilement.
accompanying the appliance.
In conformità con le condizioni delle direttive 2006/95/EC e 2004/108/EC.
WARNING: QUESTO PRODOTTO E’ CONFORME ATTENZIONE:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT AL D.M. 28/08/95 N. 548 Per scollegare completamente questo prodotto dalla rete di
EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. • DECLARACIÓN DE CONFORMIDAD alimentazione elettrica, scollegare la spina dalla relativa presa a muro.
Declaramos bajo nuestra exclusiva responsabilidad que este producto al La spina di rete viene utilizzata per interrompere completamente
que hace referencia esta declaración, está conforme con los siguientes l’alimentazione all’unità e deve essere facilmente accessibile
estándares: all’utente.
EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 y EN61000-3-3.
Siguiendo las provisiones de las Directivas 2006/95/EC y 2004/108/EC. PRECAUCIÓN:
Para desconectar completamente este producto de la alimentación
• EENVORMIGHEIDSVERKLARING eléctrica, desconecte el enchufe del enchufe de la pared.
Wij verklaren uitsluitend op onze verantwoordelijkheid dat dit produkt,
El enchufe de la alimentación eléctrica se utiliza para interrumpir por
waarop deze verklaring betrekking heeft, in overeenstemming is met de
volgende normen: completo el suministro de alimentación eléctrica a la unidad y debe
EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 en EN61000-3-3. de encontrarse en un lugar al que el usuario tenga fácil acceso.
Volgens de bepalingen van de Richtlijnen 2006/95/EC en 2004/108/EC.
WAARSCHUWING:
• ÖVERENSSTÄMMELSESINTYG Om de voeding van dit product volledig te onderbreken moet de
Härmed intygas helt på eget ansvar att denna produkt, vilken detta intyg stekker uit het stopcontact worden getrokken.
avser, uppfyller följande standarder: De netstekker wordt gebruikt om de stroomtoevoer naar het toestel
EN60065, EN55013, EN55020, EN61000-3-2 och EN61000-3-3.
volledig te onderbreken en moet voor de gebruiker gemakkelijk
Enligt stadgarna i direktiv 2006/95/EC och 2004/108/EC.
bereikbaar zijn.
DENON EUROPE
Division of D&M Germany GmbH FÖRSIKTIHETSMÅTT:
An der Landwehr 19, Nettetal, Koppla loss stickproppen från eluttaget för att helt skilja produkten
D-41334 Germany från nätet.
Stickproppen används för att helt bryta strömförsörjningen till
apparaten, och den måste vara lättillgänglig för användaren.

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n NOTE ON USE / HINWEISE ZUM GEBRAUCH / OBSERVATIONS RELATIVES A L’UTILISATION / NOTE SULL’USO /
NOTAS SOBRE EL USO / ALVORENS TE GEBRUIKEN / OBSERVERA ANGÅENDE ANVÄNDNINGEN

CAUTION:
• The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings with items,
such as newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.
• No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the unit.
• Observe and follow local regulations regarding battery disposal.
• Do not expose the unit to dripping or splashing fluids.
• Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the unit.

ACHTUNG:
• Die Belüftung sollte auf keinen Fall durch das Abdecken der Belüftungsöffnungen durch
• Do not let foreign objects into the unit. Gegenstände wie beispielsweise Zeitungen, Tischtücher, Vorhänge o. Ä. behindert
• Keep the unit free from moisture, water, and dust. • Lassen Sie keine fremden Gegenstände in das Gerät kommen. werden.
• Avoid high temperatures. • Halten Sie das Gerät von Feuchtigkeit, Wasser und Staub • Ne pas laisser des objets étrangers dans l’appareil. • Auf dem Gerät sollten keinerlei direkte Feuerquellen wie beispielsweise angezündete
Allow for sufficient heat dispersion when installed in a rack. fern. • Non inserite corpi estranei all’interno dell’unità. Kerzen aufgestellt werden.
• Vermeiden Sie hohe Temperaturen. • Protéger l’appareil contre l’humidité, l’eau et la poussière. • No deje objetos extraños dentro del equipo. • Bitte beachten Sie bei der Entsorgung der Batterien die örtlich geltenden
Beachten Sie, dass eine ausreichende Belüftung gewährleistet • Tenete l’unità lontana dall’umidità, dall’acqua e dalla • Laat geen vreemde voorwerpen in dit apparaat vallen. Umweltbestimmungen.
wird, wenn das Gerät auf ein Regal gestellt wird. polvere. • Se till att främmande föremål inte tränger in i apparaten. • Das Gerät sollte keiner tropfenden oder spritzenden Flüssigkeit ausgesetzt werden.
• Eviter des températures élevées. • Mantenga el equipo libre de humedad, agua y polvo. • Auf dem Gerät sollten keine mit Flüssigkeit gefüllten Behälter wie beispielsweise Vasen
Tenir compte d’une dispersion de chaleur suffisante lors de • Laat geen vochtigheid, water of stof in het apparaat aufgestellt werden.
l’installation sur une étagère. binnendringen.
• Evitate di esporre l’unità a temperature elevate. • Utsätt inte apparaten för fukt, vatten och damm. ATTENTION:
Assicuratevi che vi sia un’adeguata dispersione del calore • La ventilation ne doit pas être gênée en recouvrant les ouvertures de la ventilation avec des
quando installate l’unità in un mobile per componenti audio. objets tels que journaux, rideaux, tissus, etc.
• Evite altas temperaturas. • Aucune flamme nue, par exemple une bougie, ne doit être placée sur l’appareil.
Permite la suficiente dispersión del calor cuando está • Veillez à respecter les lois en vigueur lorsque vous jetez les piles usagées.
instalado en la consola. • L’appareil ne doit pas être exposé à l’eau ou à l’humidité.
• Vermijd hoge temperaturen. • Ne pas poser d’objet contenant du liquide, par exemple un vase, sur l’appareil.
Zorg er bij installatie in een audiorack voor, dat de door • Do not let insecticides, benzene, and thinner come in
het toestel geproduceerde warmte goed kan worden ATTENZIONE:
contact with the unit. • Le aperture di ventilazione non devono essere ostruite coprendole con oggetti, quali
afgevoerd. • Lassen Sie das Gerät nicht mit Insektiziden, Benzin oder
• Undvik höga temperaturer. • Unplug the power cord when not using the unit for long giornali, tovaglie, tende e così via.
Verdünnungsmitteln in Berührung kommen. • Non posizionate sull’unità fiamme libere, come ad esempio candele accese.
Se till att det finns möjlighet till god värmeavledning vid periods of time. • Ne pas mettre en contact des insecticides, du benzène et
montering i ett rack. • Wenn das Gerät längere Zeit nicht verwendet werden soll, • Prestate attenzione agli aspetti legati alla tutela dell’ambiente nello smaltimento delle
un diluant avec l’appareil. batterie.
trennen Sie das Netzkabel vom Netzstecker. • Assicuratevi che l’unità non entri in contatto con insetticidi,
• Débrancher le cordon d’alimentation lorsque l’appareil n’est • L’apparecchiatura non deve essere esposta a gocciolii o spruzzi.
benzolo o solventi. • Non posizionate sull’unità alcun oggetto contenente liquidi, come ad esempio i vasi.
pas utilisé pendant de longues périodes. • No permita el contacto de insecticidas, gasolina y diluyentes
• Scollegate il cavo di alimentazione quando prevedete di non
utilizzare l’unità per un lungo periodo di tempo.
con el equipo. PRECAUCIÓN:
• Voorkom dat insecticiden, benzeen of verfverdunner met dit • La ventilación no debe quedar obstruida por haberse cubierto las aperturas con objetos
• Desconecte el cordón de energía cuando no utilice el equipo toestel in contact komen. como periódicos, manteles, cortinas, etc.
por mucho tiempo. • Se till att inte insektsmedel på spraybruk, bensen och • No debe colocarse sobre el aparato ninguna fuente inflamable sin protección, como velas
• Neem altijd het netsnoer uit het stopkontakt wanneer het thinner kommer i kontakt med apparatens hölje. encendidas.
apparaat gedurende een lange periode niet wordt gebruikt.
• A la hora de deshacerse de las pilas, respete la normativa para el cuidado del medio
• Koppla loss nätkabeln om apparaten inte kommer att
ambiente.
användas i lång tid.
• No exponer el aparato al goteo o salpicaduras cuando se utilice.
• Handle the power cord carefully. • No colocar sobre el aparato objetos llenos de líquido, como jarros.
Hold the plug when unplugging the cord.
• Gehen Sie vorsichtig mit dem Netzkabel um. WAARSCHUWING:
Halten Sie das Kabel am Stecker, wenn Sie den Stecker • De ventilatie mag niet worden belemmerd door de ventilatieopeningen af te dekken met
herausziehen. bijvoorbeeld kranten, een tafelkleed, gordijnen, enz.
• Manipuler le cordon d’alimentation avec précaution. • Plaats geen open vlammen, bijvoorbeeld een brandende kaars, op het apparaat.
Tenir la prise lors du débranchement du cordon. • Houd u steeds aan de milieuvoorschriften wanneer u gebruikte batterijen wegdoet.
• Manneggiate il cavo di alimentazione con attenzione. • Stel het apparaat niet bloot aan druppels of spatten.
Tenete ferma la spina quando scollegate il cavo dalla presa. • Never disassemble or modify the unit in any way. • Plaats geen voorwerpen gevuld met water, bijvoorbeeld een vaas, op het apparaat.
• Maneje el cordón de energía con cuidado. * (For apparatuses with ventilation holes)
• Versuchen Sie niemals das Gerät auseinander zu nehmen
Sostenga el enchufe cuando desconecte el cordón de • Do not obstruct the ventilation holes. oder zu verändern. OBSERVERA:
energía. • Decken Sie den Lüftungsbereich nicht ab. • Ne jamais démonter ou modifier l’appareil d’une manière ou • Ventilationen bör inte förhindras genom att täcka för ventilationsöppningarna med föremål
• Hanteer het netsnoer voorzichtig. • Ne pas obstruer les trous d’aération. d’une autre. såsom tidningar, bordsdukar, gardiner osv.
Houd het snoer bij de stekker vast wanneer deze moet • Non coprite i fori di ventilazione. • Non smontate né modificate l’unità in alcun modo. • Inga blottade brandkällor, såsom tända ljus, får placeras på apparaten.
worden aan- of losgekoppeld. • No obstruya los orificios de ventilación. • Nunca desarme o modifique el equipo de ninguna manera. • Tänk på miljöaspekterna när du bortskaffar batterier.
• Hantera nätkabeln varsamt. • De ventilatieopeningen mogen niet worden beblokkeerd. • Dit toestel mag niet gedemonteerd of aangepast worden. • Apparaten får inte utsättas för vätska.
Håll i kabeln när den kopplas från el-uttaget. • Täpp inte till ventilationsöppningarna. • Ta inte isär apparaten och försök inte bygga om den. • Placera inte föremål fyllda med vätska, t.ex. vaser, på apparaten.

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A NOTE ABOUT RECYCLING:


This product’s packaging materials are recyclable and can be reused. Please dispose of any materials
in accordance with the local recycling regulations.
When discarding the unit, comply with local rules or regulations.
Batteries should never be thrown away or incinerated but disposed of in accordance with the local
regulations concerning battery disposal.
This product and the supplied accessories, excluding the batteries, constitute the applicable product
according to the WEEE directive.

HINWEIS ZUM RECYCLING:


Das Verpackungsmaterial dieses Produktes ist zum Recyceln geeignet und kann wieder verwendet
werden. Bitte entsorgen Sie alle Materialien entsprechend der örtlichen Recycling-Vorschriften.
Beachten Sie bei der Entsorgung des Gerätes die örtlichen Vorschriften und Bestimmungen.
Die Batterien dürfen nicht in den Hausmüll geworfen oder verbrannt werden; bitte entsorgen Sie die
Batterien gemäß der örtlichen Vorschriften.
Dieses Produkt und das im Lieferumfang enthaltene Zubehör (mit Ausnahme der Batterien!)
entsprechen der WEEE-Direktive.

UNE REMARQUE CONCERNANT LE RECYCLAGE:


Les matériaux d’emballage de ce produit sont recyclables et peuvent être réutilisés. Veuillez disposer
des matériaux conformément aux lois sur le recyclage en vigueur.
Lorsque vous mettez cet appareil au rebut, respectez les lois ou réglementations en vigueur.
Les piles ne doivent jamais être jetées ou incinérées, mais mises au rebut conformément aux lois en
vigueur sur la mise au rebut des piles.
Ce produit et les accessoires inclus, à l’exception des piles, sont des produits conformes à la directive
DEEE.

NOTA RELATIVA AL RICICLAGGIO:


I materiali di imballaggio di questo prodotto sono riutilizzabili e riciclabili. Smaltire i materiali conformemente alle
normative locali sul riciclaggio.
Per lo smaltimento dell’unità, osservare le normative o le leggi locali in vigore.
Non gettare le batterie, né incenerirle, ma smaltirle conformemente alla normativa locale sui rifiuti chimici.
Questo prodotto e gli accessori inclusi nell’imballaggio sono applicabili alla direttiva RAEE, ad eccezione delle batterie.

ACERCA DEL RECICLAJE:


Los materiales de embalaje de este producto son reciclables y se pueden volver a utilizar. Disponga de estos materiales
siguiendo los reglamentos de reciclaje de su localidad.
Cuando se deshaga de la unidad, cumpla con las reglas o reglamentos locales.
Las pilas nunca deberán tirarse ni incinerarse. Deberá disponer de ellas siguiendo los reglamentos de su localidad
relacionados con los desperdicios químicos.
Este producto junto con los accesorios empaquetados es el producto aplicable a la directiva RAEE excepto pilas.

EEN AANTEKENING MET BETREKKING TOT DE RECYCLING:


Het inpakmateriaal van dit product is recycleerbaar en kan opnieuw gebruikt worden. Er wordt verzocht om zich van elk
afvalmateriaal te ontdoen volgens de plaatselijke voorschriften.
Volg voor het wegdoen van de speler de voorschriften voor de verwijdering van wit- en bruingoed op.
Batterijen mogen nooit worden weggegooid of verbrand, maar moeten volgens de plaatselijke voorschriften betreffende
chemisch afval worden verwijderd.
Op dit product en de meegeleverde accessoires, m.u.v. de batterijen is de richtlijn voor afgedankte elektrische en
elektronische apparaten (WEEE) van toepassing.

OBSERVERA ANGÅENDE ÅTERVINNING:


Produktens emballage är återvinningsbart och kan återanvändas. Kassera det enligt lokala återvinningsbestämmelser.
När du kasserar enheten ska du göra det i överensstämmelse med lokala regler och bestämmelser.
Batterier får absolut inte kastas i soporna eller brännas. Kassera dem enligt lokala bestämmelser för kemiskt avfall.
Denna apparat och de tillbehör som levereras med den uppfyller gällande WEEE-direktiv, med undantag av
batterierna.

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n Contents
Auto Setup Parameter
Preparations···················································································15 Adjusting the Parameters·····························································25
Getting Started
Auto Setup····················································································· 16 Surround Parameter······································································25
Accessories······················································································2 a Auto Setup··············································································· 16 a Mode·······················································································26
Cautions on Handling······································································3 s Error Messages······································································· 17 s Cinema EQ···············································································26
Cautions on Installation··································································3 d D. Comp (Dynamic Range Compression)································26
About the Remote Control Unit·····················································3 f LFE···························································································26
Inserting the Batteries····································································3 System Setup g Center Image···········································································26
Operating Range of the Remote Control Unit·································3 h Panorama·················································································26
Part Names and Functions·····························································4 System Setup Operation······························································ 18 j Dimension················································································26
Front Panel······················································································4 Example of Display of Default Values········································· 18 k Center Width···········································································26
Display····························································································4 1. Speaker Setup··········································································· 19 l Delay Time···············································································26
Rear Panel·······················································································5 a ~ f Speaker Configuration······················································ 19 A0 Effect Level··············································································26
Remote Control Unit·······································································6 g Subwoofer Mode Setup·························································· 19 A1 Room Size················································································26
h ~ A1 Distance··········································································· 19 A2 SW ATT (Subwoofer Attenuation)···········································27
A2 ~ A6 Crossover Frequency·······················································20 A3 Subwoofer···············································································27
A7 Test Tone·················································································20 A4 Tone Control············································································27
Connections A8 Restore··················································································· 20 A5 Bass·························································································27
Preparations·····················································································7 2. Input Setup················································································21 A6 Treble·······················································································27
Cables Used for Connections·························································7 a, s HDMI In Assign··································································21 A7 MultEQ····················································································27
Speaker Connections······································································8 d ~ h Digital In Assign·······························································21 A8 Dynamic EQ·············································································27
Speaker Installation·········································································8 j iPod Assign··············································································21 A9 Dynamic Volume······································································28
Speaker Connections······································································8 k Audio Delay··············································································21 S0 DV Setting (Dynamic Volume Setting)·····································28
Connecting Equipment with HDMI Connectors···························9 l EXT. IN Subwoofer Level·························································21 S1 RESTORER··············································································28
Connecting the Monitor································································ 10 A0 Auto Preset Memory·······························································22 S2 Night Mode··············································································29
Connecting the Playback Components·······································10 3. Option Setup··············································································22 S3 Default·····················································································29
DVD Player····················································································10 a ~ d Volume Control································································22
CD Player······················································································11 f Auto Surround Mode·······························································22
iPod®· ···························································································11 g Direct Mode Setup··································································22 Information· ······································································· 29
TV/CABLE Tuner···········································································11 h Remote ID Setup·····································································23
Connecting the Recording Components·····································12
Video Cassette Recorder······························································12
CD Recorder / MD Recorder / Tape Deck·····································12 Surround Modes
Connections to Other Devices······················································12
Video Camera / Game Console·····················································12 q Standard Playback····································································23
Component with Multi-channel Output Connectors·····················13 Surround Playback of 2-channel Sources······································23
Antenna Terminals ·······································································13 Playing Multi-channel Sources (Dolby Digital, DTS, etc.)··············24
Connecting the Power Cord·························································14 w DSP Simulation Playback·························································24
Once Connections are Completed···············································14 e Direct Playback··········································································24
r Stereo Playback········································································24

Operations
Menu Map······················································································14
Examples of Front Display····························································14


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Playback Other Information· ························································ 41


Getting Started
Preparations···················································································30
Turning the Power On···································································30
Selecting the Input Source····························································30 Troubleshooting· ···························································· 46 Thank you for purchasing this DENON product. To ensure proper
Setting the Input Mode·································································30 operation, please read this owner’s manual carefully before using the
Operations During Playback··························································31 product.
Playing Video and Audio Equipment···········································31 After reading them, be sure to keep them for future reference.
Basic Operation·············································································31
Specifications··································································· 48
Listening to FM/AM Broadcasts··················································31
Basic Operation·············································································31
Accessories
Setup

Presetting Radio Stations (Preset Memory)··································32 List of preset codes· ·························· End of this manual
Listening to Preset Stations··························································32
RDS (Radio Data System)·····························································32 Check that the following parts are supplied with the product.
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RDS Search···················································································33
PTY Search····················································································33 q Owner’s manual....................................................................... 1
TP Search······················································································33 w Getting started......................................................................... 1
RT (Radio Text)···············································································33 e Power cord (Cord length: Approx. 1.8 m)................................. 1
iPod® Playback··············································································34 r Service station list.................................................................... 1
Preparations··················································································34 t Remote control (RC-1104)........................................................ 1
Listening to Audio·········································································35 y R6/AA batteries........................................................................ 2
Viewing Still Pictures or Videos on the iPod·································35 u FM indoor antenna................................................................... 1
i AM loop antenna...................................................................... 1
o Setup microphone
Information

Other Operations and Functions (DM-A409, Cord length: Approx. 7.6 m)................................... 1

Other Operations···········································································36
e t
Recording on an External Device (REC OUT mode)·····················36
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Convenient Functions···································································36
Channel Level···············································································36
Quick Select Function···································································37
Personal Memory Plus Function···················································37
Last Function Memory··································································37 u i o
Backup Memory············································································37
Specifications

Resetting the Microprocessor······················································37

Remote Control Unit Operations


Operating DENON Audio Components·······································38
Presetting·······················································································38
Operating Preset Components·····················································38
Punch Through Function······························································40


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Cautions on Handling About the Remote Control Unit Operating Range of the Remote Control

Getting Started Connections


• Before turning the power switch on In addition to the AVR-1509, the included remote control unit (RC-1104)
Unit
Check once again that all connections are correct and that there are can also be used to operate the equipment listed below. Point the remote control unit at the remote sensor when operating it.
no problems with the connection cables. q DENON system components
• Power is supplied to some of the circuitry even when the unit is w Non-DENON system components
set to the standby mode. When traveling or leaving home for long • By setting the preset memory (vpage 38 ~ 40)
periods of time, be sure to unplug the power cord from the power
outlet.
Inserting the Batteries
• About condensation
q Lift the clasp and remove the rear cover.

Setup
If there is a major difference in temperature between the inside of
the unit and the surroundings, condensation (dew) may form on 30°
the operating parts inside the unit, causing the unit not to operate 30°

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properly.
If this happens, let the unit sit for an hour or two with the power
turned off and wait until there is little difference in temperature Approx. 7 m
w Load the two batteries properly as indicated
before using the unit. by the marks in the battery compartment.
• Cautions on using mobile phones NOTE
Using a mobile phone near this unit may result in noise. If so, move R6/AA
The set may function improperly or the remote control unit may not
the mobile phone away from this unit when it is in use.
operate if the remote control sensor is exposed to direct sunlight,
• Moving the unit strong artificial light from an inverter type fluorescent lamp or infrared
e Put the rear cover back on.
Turn off the power and unplug the power cord from the power light.

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outlet. NOTE
Next, disconnect the connection cables to other system units before • Replace the batteries with new ones if the set does not operate
moving the unit. even when the remote control unit is operated close to the unit.
• Note that the illustrations in these instructions may differ from the • The supplied batteries are only for verifying operation.
actual unit for explanation purposes. • When inserting the batteries, be sure to do so in the proper direction,

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following the “q” and “w” marks in the battery compartment.
• To prevent damage or leakage of battery fluid:
• Do not use a new battery together with an old one.
Cautions on Installation • Do not use two different types of batteries.
• Do not attempt to charge dry batteries.
Note: • Do not short-circuit, disassemble, heat or dispose of batteries in

Specifications
For proper heat dispersal, do not install this unit in a confined flames.
space, such as a bookcase or similar enclosure. • If the battery fluid should leak, carefully wipe the fluid off the inside
of the battery compartment and insert new batteries.
b • Remove the batteries from the remote control unit if it will not be in
b Note
use for long periods.
b b • When replacing the batteries, have the new batteries ready and
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Q8 INPUT mode indicators······························· (30) E4 DYNAMIC VOLUME button···················(27, 28)
Part Names and Functions
Getting Started Connections

Q9 SIGNAL indicators b About Dynamic Volume


Audyssey Dynamic Volume™ solves the problem
For buttons not explained here, see the page indicated in parentheses ( ). W0 Display of large variations in volume level between
W1 SPEAKERS indicators·································· (31) television programs, commercials, and between
W2 Remote control sensor································· (3) the soft and loud passages of movies.
Front Panel Audyssey Dynamic EQ™ is integrated into
W3 REC SELECT button···································· (36)
Dynamic Volume so that as the playback volume
W4 SOURCE SELECT knob······························· (30) is adjusted automatically, the perceived bass
W5 W4 W3 W2 W1 W0 Q9 Q8 Q7 Q6 Q5 Q4
W5 SOURCE button··········································· (30) response, tonal balance, surround impression,
W6 STATUS button··········································· (29) and dialog clarity remain the same.
b About Dynamic EQ
Setup

W7 DIMMER button··········································· (31) Audyssey Dynamic EQ solves the problem of


W8 RESTORER button······································· (28) deteriorating sound quality as volume is decreased
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W9 BAND button··············································· (31) by taking into account human perception and


room acoustics. Audyssey Dynamic EQ works in
E0 SHIFT button················································ (32)
tandem with Audyssey MultEQ® to provide well-
W6 W7 W8 W9 E0 E1 E2 E3 E4 E5 E1 PRESET CHANNEL buttons (df)··············· (32) balanced sound for every listener at any volume
E2 TUNING buttons (df)································· (31) level.
E3 MULTEQ button·········································· (27) E5 RDS button·················································· (33)

Display
q w e r t y u i o Q0 Q1 Q2 Q3
Information

y t r
q Power operation button Q2 SELECT/ENTER knob
(ON/STANDBY)··········································· (30)
w Power indicator··········································· (30)
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• The SELECT/ENTER knob on the main unit


e Power switch (hON jOFF)················ (30, 37)
operates in the same way as the cursor o and p
r Headphone jack (PHONES)························· (31) buttons on the remote control unit.
t INPUT MODE button··································· (30) q w e
y SPEAKERS button································· (31, 37)
q Signal channel indicator y Tuner reception mode indicators
Specifications

u QUICK SELECT buttons······························ (37)


Lights when the preset channel is displayed at These light according to the reception conditions
i V. AUX INPUT connectors
• The control functions in the same way as the w. when the input source is set to “TUNER”.
Remove the cap covering the connectors when
cursor o button when turned counterclockwise, w Information display • AUTO
you want to use them.
as the cursor p button when turned clockwise. This lights when in the auto tuning mode.
e Input signal indicators • STEREO
• The control functions in the same way as the
ENTER button when pressed the knob. r Master volume indicator In the FM mode, this lights when receiving
This displays the volume level. analog stereo broadcasts.
Q3 Cursor buttons (ui)·································· (18) The Setup item number is displayed in System • TUNED
Setup. This lights when the broadcast is properly tuned
Q4 MASTER VOLUME control knob················ (31) in.
t Recording output source indicator
o SETUP MIC jack··········································· (15) Q5 Dynamic Volume indicator························· (28) This lights when the REC OUT mode is • RDS
Q0 SYSTEM SETUP button······························ (18) Q6 MultEQ indicator········································· (27) selected. (This indicator is off when “SOURCE” This lights when receiving RDS broadcasts.
Q7 Master volume indicator is selected.)
Q1 SURR. MODE / SURR. PARA button··· (23, 25)


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Rear Panel

Getting Started Connections


Q2 Q1 Q0 o i u

Setup
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Information
Troubleshooting
q w e r t y

Specifications
q Digital audio connectors t PRE OUT connector······································· (8) Q0 COMPONENT VIDEO connectors··········(10, 11)
(OPTICAL / COAXIAL)··························· (9 ~ 11) y AC OUTLET·················································· (14) Q1 HDMI connectors··································· (9 ~ 11)
w VIDEO / S-VIDEO connectors············· (10 ~ 12) u AC inlet (AC IN)············································ (14) Q2 DOCK CONTROL jack···································(11)
e Analog audio connectors i Speaker terminals (SPEAKERS)··················· (8)
(AUDIO)·················································· (9 ~ 12)
o FM/AM antenna terminals
r EXT. IN connectors······································ (13) (TUNER ANTENNA)····································· (13)


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[ Front ] [ Rear ]
Q1 q Indicator······················································· (38) q Power buttons······································· (38, 40)
q w Power buttons············································· (30) w Source select buttons································· (30)
w
e QUICK SELECT buttons······························ (37) e Video select button (V.SEL)······················· (31)
r Source select buttons································· (30) r Tuner system buttons··························· (31, 32)
e q
t System buttons····································· (35, 39) t Test tone button (TEST)····························· (20)
y AUDIO DELAY button································· (21) y Surround mode buttons················· (23, 24, 26)
Setup

r u Cursor buttons (uio p)·························· (18) u System setup button (SYSTEM)················ (18)
i DYNAMIC VOLUME button···················(27, 28) w i Surround parameter button (PARA)···· (23, 25)
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o RESTORER button······································· (28) o Enter button (ENT)······································ (18)


Q0 SOURCE CONTROL switches····················· (31) Q0 Input mode button (INPUT)························ (30)
e
Q1 Remote control signal transmitter Q1 Cursor buttons (uio p)·························· (18)
Q2 Master volume control buttons················· (31)
t Q3 MUTING button··········································· (31) y
Q4 NIGHT button·············································· (29) u
Q2
Q5 MULTEQ button·········································· (27) r i
Q6 Channel select (CH SEL) / o
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ENTER button········································ (18, 36)


Q3 Q0
y Q4 t Q1
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u
i Q5
o Q6
Specifications

Q0

NOTE
• The SAT TU button cannot be used.
• If buttons on the front or rear are pressed strongly, the button on the opposite side will be activated too.


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Connections
Connections for all compatible audio and video signal formats
are described in this owner’s manual. Please select the types of Preparations
connections suited for the equipment you are connecting.
With some types of connections, certain settings must be made
on the AVR-1509. For details, refer to the instructions for the Cables Used for Connections
respective connection items below.
Select the cables according to the equipment being connected.
NOTE

Setup
• Do not plug in the power cord until all connections have been Audio cables Video cables
completed.

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• When making connections, also refer to the operating instructions of Coaxial digital connections Component video connections
the other components. (Green) (Y)
(Orange)
• Be sure to connect the left and right channels properly (left with left,
(Blue) (PB/CB)
right with right). Coaxial digital (75 Ω/ohms pin-plug) cable
• Do not bundle power cords together with connection cables. Doing (Red) (PR/CR)
so can result in humming or noise. Optical digital connections Component video cable

S-Video connections
Optical cable

Information

Analog connections (stereo)
S-Video cable
(White) L L

(Red) R R Video connections


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Stereo pin-plug cable (Yellow)

75 Ω/ohms pin-plug video cable
Analog connections (monaural, for subwoofer)

(Black) Audio and video cables



Pin-plug cable HDMI connections

Specifications
Speaker connections

19-pin HDMI cable

Speaker cables Signal direction


Audio signal: Video signal:
Output Input Output Input

Input Output Input Output


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Speaker Connections Speaker Connections


Getting Started Connections

Example: 5.1-channels

Speaker Installation Front speakers


Subwoofer A Center speaker
The illustration below shows a basic example of installation of the amplifier combined with 6 speakers and
a monitor.
Subwoofer
Subwoofer Center speaker
with built-in
amplifier (L) (R)
Setup

w q w q
*/ w q
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Information

Front speakers
Place the front speakers to the
Surround speakers
sides of the monitor or screen and
as flush with the screen surface as
possible.
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The table below shows a typical speaker configuration for the AVR-1509.
b L : Left
R : Right
FRONT SURROUND
Specifications

CENTER SUBWOOFER (L) (R)


L R L R
5.1-channels S S S S S S w qw q
3.1-channels S S S – – S
2.1-channels S S – – – S Surround speakers
2-channels S S – – – –


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Connecting the Speaker Cables
Connecting Equipment with HDMI Connectors

Getting Started Connections


Carefully check the left (L) and right (R) channels and + (red) and –
(black) polarities on the speakers being connected to the AVR-1509,
NOTE
and be sure to interconnect the channels and polarities correctly.
When HDMI input signals are sent to the monitor as HDMI output, • The AVR-1509 cannot be controlled from another device via the
both video and audio are output to the monitor. HDMI cable.

1 Peel off about 10 mm of sheathing from the


tip of the speaker cable, then either twist the
core wire tightly or terminate it.
NOTE
The audio signal input to the HDMI input connector cannot be
• Video signals are not output if the input video signals do not match
the monitor’s resolution. In this case, switch the DVD player’s
resolution to a resolution with which the monitor is compatible.
played on the AVR-1509. Input the audio signal to the digital audio • Use a cable on which the HDMI logo is indicated (a certified HDMI

2
product) for connection to the HDMI connector. Normal playback
Turn the speaker terminal counterclockwise input connector or analog audio input connector.

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may not be possible when using a cable other than one on which the
to loosen it. HDMI logo is indicated (a non-HDMI-certified product).
DVD player Monitor • If the monitor or DVD player does not support Deep Color, deep

3 Insert the speaker cable’s core wire to the

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"6%*0
color signal transfer is not possible.
hilt into the speaker terminal. "6%*0
065
$0"9*"-
065
)%.*
065
)%.*
*/ • If the monitor or DVD player does not support xvYCC, xvYCC signal
- 3 transfer is not possible.

4 Turn the speaker terminal clockwise to


tighten it.
L R • The audio and video signals input to the AVR-1509’s HDMI input
connector are output unchanged from the HDMI output connector.
NOTE Because of this, the sound is output from the monitor connected
• Use speakers with an impedance of 6 to 16 Ω/ohms. When using using the HDMI connectors, but in order to take full advantage of the
front A and B speakers simultaneously, use speakers with an L R AVR-1509’s playback sound, turn the TV’s volume down.

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impedance of 12 to 16 Ω/ohms. • If the connected monitor or DVD player only has a DVI-D connector,
• Connect the speaker cables in such a way that they do not stick out use an HDMI/DVI converter cable. When using a DVI cable, no
of the speaker terminals. The protection circuit may be activated if audio signals are transmitted.
the core wires touch the rear panel or if the + and – sides touch each • Use a Deep Color compatible cable for connection to Deep Color
other (v“Protection circuit”). compatible devices.

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• Never touch the speaker terminals while the power supply is
connected. Doing so could result in electric shock. When connecting with an HDMI/DVI converter cable
(adapter)
Protection circuit • HDMI video signals are theoretically compatible with the DVI
If the core wires touch the rear panel and the screws etc., or the ± format.

Specifications
sides touch each other, the protection circuit will be activated and When connecting to a monitor, etc., equipped with a DVI-D
the power indicator will flash red at intervals of 0.5 secs. connector, connection is possible using an HDMI/DVI converter
If the protection circuit is activated, the speaker output is isolated, cable, but depending on the combination of components in some
and the power supply goes to the standby state. If the power sup- cases the video signals will not be output.
ply is turned off, after the power cord is withdrawn, please confirm • When connecting using an HDMI/DVI converter adapter, the video
that speaker cable and input cable are connected. signals may not be output properly due to poor connections with
Also, if replaying large sound levels by using a speaker having an the connected cable, etc.
impedance less than that specified (eg, 4 Ω/ohms), the temperature
will rise, and the protection circuit might be activated. The power b The AVR-1509 is equipped for HDMI version 1.3a. This version
supply will go into the standby state, and the power indicator will is compatible with other versions, allowing connection to all
flash red at 2 second intervals. components equipped with an HDMI connector.
In this case, please switch off the power supply, and wait until the b The AVR-1509 is compatible with 30- and 36-bit Deep Color.
AVR-1509 has cooled down, and the surrounding ventilation is good. b The AVR-1509 can be connected to a device equipped with an
Even if there are no problems with the surrounding ventilation and HDMI output connector using an HDMI cable.
connections, in the event of the protection circuit becoming acti- b The AVR-1509 is compatible with HDMI Ver. 1.3a Deep Color and
vated, due to thinking that the AVR-1509 has failed, please contact xvYCC.
DENON Service center after switching off.


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Connecting the Monitor Connecting the Playback Components


Getting Started Connections

Select the terminal to use and connect the device. Carefully check the left (L) and right (R) channels and the inputs and outputs, and be sure to interconnect
correctly.
Monitor NOTE
7*%&0
47*%&0 7*%&0 $0.10/&/57*%&0 )%.*
• The AVR-1509 supports four video input DVD Player
*/ */ */ */ formats: HDMI, component video, S-video and
: 1# 13
video. Select the terminal to use and connect the device.
Because video signals are output from the
AVR-1509’s monitor output terminal in the DVD player NOTE
same format as the video input signals, the
Setup

"6%*0 7*%&0
"6%*0 $0"9*"- )%.* $0.10/&/57*%&0 7*%&0 47*%&0
The audio signal input to
monitor output terminal should be of the the HDMI input connector
065 065 065 065 065 065
same type as the terminal used for input. - 3 : 1# 13
cannot be played on the
Playback Remote Control

• The component video connectors may AVR-1509. Input the audio


be indicated differently on your monitor. signal to the digital audio
For details, see the monitor’s operating L R input connector or analog
instructions. audio input connector.
• To play the sound by AVR-1509, make analog
or digital audio output connections to AVR-
1509’s audio input connectors. L R
Information
Troubleshooting

GFlow of video signals inside the AVR-1509H

High picture
quality playback HDMI connector HDMI connector
Specifications

Component video Component video Monitor


connectors connectors

S-Video connector S-Video connector • The same method can be used to connect an HDP (High-Definition Player) such as a Blu-ray Disc
player.
• When using an optical cable for the digital audio connection, make the settings at “System Setup”
– “Input Setup” – “Digital In Assign” (vpage 21).
Video connector Video connector
NOTE
Video input terminals Monitor output
terminals Because video signals are output from the AVR-1509’s monitor output terminal in the same format as the
video input signals, the monitor output terminal should be of the same type as the terminal used for
input.

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CD Player iPod® TV/CABLE Tuner

Getting Started Connections


Select the terminal to use and connect the device. Use a DENON control dock for iPod (ASD-1R, ASD-11R, ASD-3N Select the terminal to use and connect the device.
or ASD-3W, sold separately) to connect the iPod to the AVR-1509.
CD player For instructions on the control dock for iPod settings, refer to the NOTE
"6%*0 control dock for iPod’s operating instructions. The audio signal input to the HDMI input connector cannot be
$0"9*"- "6%*0 played on the AVR-1509. Input the audio signal to the digital audio input
065 065
iPod connector or analog audio input connector.
- 3

TV tuner
L R "6%*0 7*%&0

Setup
"4%/8
"6%*0 015*$"- )%.* $0.10/&/57*%&0 7*%&0 47*%&0
065 065 065 065 065 065
- 3 : 1# 13

Playback Remote Control


L R

R L
L R

R L
L R

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Specifications
When using an optical cable for the digital audio connection, make
the settings at “System Setup” – “Input Setup” – “Digital In
Assign” (vpage 21).

• With the default settings, the iPod can be used connected to the When using a coaxial cable for the digital audio connection, make the settings
VCR (iPod) connector. at “System Setup” – “Input Setup” – “Digital In Assign” (vpage 21).
• To assign the iPod to a connector other than VCR (iPod), make
the settings at “System Setup” – “Input Setup” – “iPod Assign” NOTE
(vpage 21). Because video signals are output from the AVR-1509’s monitor output
NOTE terminal in the same format as the video input signals, the monitor output
terminal should be of the same type as the terminal used for input.
To playback iPod Video or Photos on a TV monitor, connect
the TV to the S-Video Out terminal of AVR-1509.

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Connecting the Recording Components Connections to Other Devices


Getting Started Connections

Carefully check the left (L) and right (R) channels and the inputs and outputs, and be sure to interconnect correctly. Carefully check the left (L) and right (R) channels and the inputs and
outputs, and be sure to interconnect correctly.

Video Cassette Recorder CD Recorder / MD Recorder / Tape Deck


Video Camera / Game Console
Select the terminal to use and connect the device. Select the terminal to use and connect the device.
Select the terminal to use and connect the device.
Video cassette recorder CD recorder /
"6%*0 7*%&0 7*%&0 "6%*0 MD recorder / Video camera /
Tape deck Game console
Setup

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*/ */ */ 065 065 065 "6%*0 7*%&0 "6%*0
- 3 - 3
"6%*0 "6%*0 7*%&0 "6%*0
*/ 065 065 065
Playback Remote Control

- 3 - 3 - 3

L R L R

L R L R L R

L R L R

L R L R L R
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Specifications

When recording via the AVR-1509, the playback device’s cable must
be of the same type as the cable used to connect the AVR-1509’s VCR
OUT connector.
Example: TV IN → S-Video cable : VCR OUT → S-Video cable
TV IN → Video cable : VCR OUT → Video cable

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Component with Multi-channel Output Antenna Terminals

Getting Started Connections


Connectors An FM antenna cable plug can be connected directly. n AM loop antenna assembly
Select the terminal to use and connect the device. Remove the vinyl tie and take out
Direction of broadcasting station
the connection line.
DVD player / External decoder
"6%*0 FM antenna
Bend in the reverse direction.
46# '30/5 $&/5&3 463306/%
800'&3
- 3 - 3
AM loop antenna
(supplied) a. With the antenna on top of any

Setup
stable surface.
L R L R 75 Ω/ohms
Coaxial cable

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Mount
b. With the antenna attached to a
FM indoor wall.
L R L R
antenna
(supplied)
Installation hole Mount
on wall, etc.

Connection of AM antennas
1. Push the lever. 2. Insert the conductor. 3. Return the lever.

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NOTE
• Do not connect two FM antennas simultaneously.
AM outdoor • Even if an external AM antenna is used, do not disconnect the AM
antenna Ground
loop antenna.
• Make sure the AM loop antenna lead terminals do not touch metal
parts of the panel.

Specifications
• To play the analog input signals input to the EXT. IN connectors,
press the INPUT MODE button on the main unit or the INPUT button
on the remote control unit and select “EXT. IN” (vpage 30).
• The video signal can be connected in the same way as a DVD player
(vpage 10).
• To play copyright-protected discs, connect the AVR-1509’s EXT.
IN connector with the DVD player’s analog multi-channel output
connector.

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Connecting the Power Cord


Getting Started Connections

Operations
Wait until all connections have been completed before connecting the
power cord.

Menu Map Examples of Front Display


Power cord
To household Some typical examples are described below.
(supplied)
power outlet Auto Setup (vpage 15 ~ 17)
(AC 230 V, 50 Hz) b When the setup microphone is connected. Item number
Setup

n Auto Setup
Connection to the AC outlet • Step 1: Speaker Detection Currently selected line
• This outlet supply power to external • Step 2: Measurement
audio equipment. • Step 3: Calculation W Menu number
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• The power supplied from this outlet • Step 4: Check 1 HDMI1:DVD


turns on and off together with the set’s • Step 5: Store
power switch. Current setting
• Audio equipment with a total power
consumption of 100 W (0.43 A) can be
System Setup (vpage 18 ~ 23)
Q
connected. n Speaker Setup (vpage 19, 20) n Option Setup 17 T.Tone Yes< Press the o button to select.
• Speaker Configuration (vpage 22, 23)
NOTE • Subwoofer Mode Setup • Volume Control Currently selected line
• Insert the AC plugs securely. Incomplete connections could cause • Distance · Volume Limit
• Crossover Frequency · Power On Level
Multi-Zone

noise.
• Test Tone · Mute Level
• Only use the AC outlet to plug in audio equipment. Do not use • Restore • Auto Surround Mode
them as power supplies for hairdryers or anything other than audio n Input Setup (vpage 21, 22) • Direct Mode Setup
equipment. • HDMI In Assign • Remote ID Setup
• Digital In Assign
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• iPod Assign
• Audio Delay
Once Connections are • EXT. IN Subwoofer Level
• Auto Preset Memory
Completed
Parameter (vpage 25 ~ 29)
Specifications

Turning the Power On (vpage 30) n Surround Parameter


• Mode • Subwoofer
• Cinema EQ • Tone Control
• D. Comp • Bass
• LFE • Treble
• Center Image • MultEQ
• Panorama • Dynamic EQ
• Dimension • Dynamic Volume
• Center Width • DV Setting
• Delay Time • RESTORER
• Effect Level • Night Mode
• Room Size • Default
• SW ATT

Information (vpage 29)


n Status n Audio Input Signal


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Getting Started Connections


Auto Setup
• Audyssey MultEQ automatically measures the acoustical problems
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual in the listening environment to create the best audio experience for Preparations
your home theater.

1
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control Press <SPEAKERS> to select the front speakers Front
• Audyssey MultEQ optimizes a large listening area where one or
unit BUTTON more listeners are seated. A, Front B or Front A+B.
Button only on the main unit <BUTTON> Measurements are performed by placing the calibrated microphone
Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON]
2
(DM-A409) successively at multiple positions throughout the Connect the included calibrated setup microphone to

Setup
listening area as shown in Example q. For best results, it is strongly
the SETUP MIC jack on the main unit.
recommended to measure 6 positions so that the measurements
“Auto Set<Start” is displayed.
SETUP MIC jack MASTER VOLUME have the proper spatial weighting.

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Even if the listening environment is small as shown in Example w,
Sound
measuring at multiple points throughout the listening environment receptor
results in more effective correction.

Example q Example w

3 Place the microphone at ear height on a tripod or stand


with the microphone pointing directly up towards the
ceiling.
( :Measuring positions)

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<SPEAKERS> ENTER, o ui
[Front] [Rear] *M *M

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Setup
microphone

About the main listening position (*M)

Specifications
The main listening position refers to the most central position where
b Do not hold the microphone in your hand during measurements.
one would normally sit within the listening environment.
MASTER MultEQ uses the measurements from this position to calculate
Be sure that the path from microphone to the speakers is not
VOLUME ENTER speaker distance, level, polarity, and the optimum crossover value
blocked by objects. Avoid placing the microphone close to a seat
uio back or wall as sound reflections may give inaccurate results.
for the subwoofer.
ENTER
uio
When using a subwoofer, make the following settings before starting
To make manual adjustments to the settings, see pages 19, 20. the auto setup procedure:
• Defeat the volume and crossover controls if possible
• If this is not possible then set
• Volume: “12 o’clock” position

• Crossover frequency: “Maximum/Highest Frequency”

• Low pass filter: “Off”

• Standby mode: “Off”


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NOTE About the Auto Setup NOTE
Getting Started Connections

• Do not disconnect the setup microphone until the auto setup The Audyssey MultEQ auto setup function detects the presence of Do not change the speaker connections or subwoofer volume after
procedure is completed. each speaker and automatically calculates the speaker size, channel “Step 1”.
• When using headphones, unplug the headphones before starting level, distance, and optimal crossover frequency setting. Audyssey
the auto setup procedure. MultEQ corrects acoustical distortions within the listening area. Step 2 : Measurement
Before starting, connect and position all of your speakers.
Once started, MultEQ will play a series of test tones through each q Press i to select “2nd Start<”, then press o.
• The measurement of the 2nd position starts.
Auto Setup speaker.
w Move the microphone to the 3rd position and press o.
Optimize settings for speakers in use. • The measurement of the 3rd position starts.
If an error message appears during the measurements, check “Error e Perform w repeatedly.
Setup

Messages”, take the advised action, then start the measurements • “Calculate<” is displayed when you have completed
a Auto Setup again (vpage 17). measurements in 6 positions.
The settings found at this stage are applied automatically. • If you want to stop after measuring just five or fewer positions,
Playback Remote Control

use i to display “Calculate<”.


GAuto setup flowH Step 1 : Speaker Detection
Step 1: Speaker Detection The speaker connection and polarity are detected at the first
measurement position (main listening position). The following After completing a measurement position, move the microphone to
attributes are also determined at this time: “Speaker Size”, “Speaker the next position.
Distance”, “Channel Level”, “Crossover Frequency”. Measure at 6 positions: the main listening position and 5 other
Step 2: Measurement q Press o while “Auto Set<Start” is displayed. surrounding positions. Although it is allowable to measure less than 6
• While the measurements are being conducted “Measure:FL positions, it is recommended to measure 6 for best results.
<Ccl” (“FL” indicates the speaker being measured) is displayed.
• When the measurements are completed, the number of detected Step 3 : Calculation
Information

Step 3: Calculation speakers is displayed.


The values obtained from the measurements are automatically
Example : For a 5.1 channel speaker configuration
analyzed and the attributes for each of the speakers in the listening
area are determined.
Speaker:3/2/.1 q Press o while “Calculate” is displayed.
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Step 4: Check
Subwoofer • “Calculating” is displayed and analysis begins.
Yes: “.1”, No: “0”
Number of surround speakers
Step 5: Store Number of front speakers or • Analysis takes several minutes to complete.
center speakers • The time required for this analysis depends on the number of
speakers connected. The greater the number of speakers connected,
Specifications

NOTE • To cancel the measurements, press o while “Measure:FL <Ccl” the longer analysis will take.
• Loud test sounds may be played during Audyssey MultEQ automatic is displayed (“Ccl” stands for “Cancel”).
speaker setup. This is part of normal operation. If there is background NOTE
noise in room, these test signals will increase in volume. Do not change the speaker connections or subwoofer volume,
• Do not stand between the speakers and setup microphone or allow • If the result differs from the actual connection status or an error or speaker locations after making measurements. If changes are
obstacles in the path while the measurements are being made. This message appears, use i to display “Retry<” and then press o to necessary, make the changes and use the Audyssey MultEQ auto
will cause inaccurate readings. repeat the measurement. setup once again for an updated EQ solution.
• Make the room as quiet as possible. Background noise can disrupt • If the result still differs from the actual connection status after
the room measurements. Close windows, silence cell phones, re-measurement or the error message still appears, it is possible
televisions, radios, air conditioners, fluorescent lights, home that the speakers are not connected properly. Turn the AVR-1509
appliances, light dimmers, or other devices as measurements may off, check the speaker connections and repeat the measurement
be affected by these sounds. process from the beginning.
Cell phones should be placed away from all audio electronics during
the measurement process as Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
may cause measurement disruptions (even if the cell phone is not in
use).
• Operating MASTER VOLUME during the measurements will cancel
the measurements.


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Step 4 : Check s Error Messages

Getting Started Connections


When analysis is complete, “Parameter Check<” is displayed. If the auto setup procedure could not be completed due to speaker installation, the measuring environment,
Press o and check the analysis results for the following four items. etc. an error message is displayed. Check the relevant items and be sure to take the necessary measures. After
q Make your selection using ui and press o. addressing any issues, perform the auto setup procedure over again.
• Presence and size of speaker
“SpConfig. Check<”
• Distance of speaker from listening position Error messages (examples) Cause Measures
“Distance Check<” • The included setup microphone is not • Connect the included setup
• Speaker channel level Mic or Sp:None connected. microphone to the SETUP MIC jack
“Ch Level Check<” on the main unit.
• Crossover Frequency • Not all speakers could be detected. • Check the speaker connections.

Setup
“Crossover Check<” • Too much noise in the room for • Either turn off any device generating
w Use ui to change which speaker is displayed. accurate measurements to be made. noise or move it away.
Ambient Noise

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• Try again when the surroundings are
n To switch to another analysis result item
quieter.
Press ENTER.
• Speaker or subwoofer sound is too • Check the speaker installation and the
This returns you to analysis results items, so repeat operation q.
low for accurate measurements to be direction in which the speakers are
n To proceed to “Step 5 : Store” made. facing.
During display of crossover frequency result or analysis results item, press ENTER. • Adjust the subwoofer’s volume.
• “Store<” is displayed. • Displayed speaker could not be • Check the connections of the
Caution:Sp None detected. displayed speaker.
· The front L and front R speakers
• To proceed to “Step 5” without checking the analysis result, use ui to select “Store<” The messages alternate were not properly detected.

Information
while “Parameter Check<” is displayed. · Only one channel of the surround
• Values that are different from the actual distance may be set for speakers with built-in filters speakers was detected.
FR
(subwoofers, etc). This is because filters add electrical delay to the signal that should be
compensated. • Displayed speaker connected with • Check the polarities of the displayed

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Caution:Phase the polarities reversed. speaker.
Step 5 : Store • For some speakers, this error
The messages alternate message may be displayed even if
The auto setup measurement results are stored in the AVR-1509.
the speaker is properly connected. If
q Press o while “Store<” is displayed.
the connection is correct, use ui to
• “Storing” blinks on the display panel while the results are being stored. SL display “Skip<” and then press o.
• When storing is complete, “Completed” is displayed followed by “Disconnect Mic”.

Specifications
w Disconnect the setup microphone from the AVR-1509.
Select “Retry” to make the measurements again.
n To cancel storing
Use ui to display “Cancel<” while “Store<” is displayed and press o. NOTE Be sure to turn the power off before checking speaker connections.
• All the measured auto setup data will be erased.

NOTE
Do not turn the power off while the settings are being stored.


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Getting Started Connections

System Setup
Make detail settings for various parameters.
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control
System Setup Operation 1 *System Setup
unit BUTTON
The same operation is possible on the main unit or remote control
Button only on the main unit
Button only on the remote control unit
<BUTTON>
[BUTTON]
unit. 2 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op

1
Setup

Press SYSTEM SETUP. 3 Q


“System Setup” is displayed. Speaker Setup
SYSTEM SETUP 4 Q
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2 Press ENTER.
Three setup menu categories are displayed.
“1. Sp” : Speaker Setup
1 Front :Large

“2. In” : Input Setup


“3. Op” : Option Setup
• The cursor of the item number selected blinks.
Example of Display of Default
• For details of the items to be set in each item, see “Menu Map” Values
(vpage 14).
In lists of selectable items or adjustable ranges, the item

3 Presso p to select the item you want to set, then


Information

surrounded by a border is the default value.


ENTER, o p ui press ENTER.
The detailed setup menu for each item is displayed.
[Front] [Rear] [Selectable items] Large Small

4 Press ui to select the item you want to change, then


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press o p to change the setting.

5 Press ENTER or i to confirm the next settings.


Specifications

SYSTEM n To move to a setup item of another category


SETUP Press SYSTEM SETUP.
• Returns to the setup menu.
ENTER • Perform steps 3 and 4.
uiop
n To exit setup
[AUDIO DELAY] [TEST] Press SYSTEM SETUP while the setup menu is displayed.
uio p • The display returns to normal.
ENTER


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f Subwoofer
1. Speaker Setup

Getting Started Connections


Use this procedure to set the speakers manually or if you wish to Select subwoofer use. • This can be set when “System Setup” – “Speaker Setup” –
change the settings made with the auto setup procedure. “Subwoofer” is set to “Yes”.
[Selectable items] Yes No • Play music or a movie source and select the mode offering the
a ~ f Speaker Configuration strongest bass.
g Subwoofer Mode Setup • Select “+Main” if you want the bass signals to always be produced
h ~ A1 Distance Large : Select this when using large speakers with ample low from the subwoofer.
A2 ~ A6 Crossover Frequency frequency reproduction capabilities.
A7 Test Tone Small : Select this when using small speakers without ample low
A8 Restore frequency reproduction capabilities.
h ~ A1 Distance

Setup
None : Select this when no speaker is connected. Set distance from listening position to speakers.
Before making the settings, measure the distance from the
a ~ f Speaker Configuration Yes : Select this when a subwoofer is connected. listening position to the different speakers.

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Select speaker configuration and size. No : Select this when no subwoofer is connected. [Display]
(bass reproduction capability)

[Display] 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op


• Select “Large” or “Small” not according to the physical size of the Q
1.Sp 2.In 3.Op speaker but according to the low frequency reproduction capabilities Speaker Setup
based on the frequency set at “Crossover Frequency” (vpage
Q Q
Speaker Setup 20). 6 FL : 3.6m
• When “Front Speaker” is set to “Small”, “Subwoofer” is

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Q
automatically set to “Yes”.
1 Front :Large
• If “Subwoofer” is set to “No”, “Front Speaker” is automatically set Q
to “Large”. 11 SW : 3.6m
Q • When “Front Speaker” is set to “Small”, “Center Speaker” and
4 Subwoofer:Yes “Surround Speaker” can not be set to “Large”. Distance measurement

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Select the speaker you want to set, then set the distance.
a Front Speaker Set the value closest to the measured distance.
Select front speaker size. g Subwoofer Mode Setup
[Variable range]
Select low range signal to be reproduced by subwoofer.
[Selectable items] Large Small 0.0m ~ 18.0m : Settable in units of 0.1 meters.

Specifications
[Display]
Default setting :
s Center Speaker 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op • FL / FR / C / SW ··············3.6 m
Select center speaker use and size. • SL / SR ····························3.0 m
Q

[Selectable items] Large Small None


Speaker Setup NOTE
Q Set the distance between the listening position and the various
5 SW Mode:Norm speakers to no more than 6.0 meters.
d Surround Speaker
[Selectable items]
Select surround speakers use and size.
Norm : Play low range and LFE signal of channels set to “Small”.
[Selectable items] Large Small None
+Main : Play low range and LFE signal of all channels.

For details on how to select, set and cancel settings for each menu, see “System Setup Operation” (vpage 18). 19
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Test Tone Start
A2 ~ A6 Crossover Frequency
Getting Started Connections

Select crossover frequency from which subwoofer handles low • If in the “Advanced” settings, “Subwoofer Mode Setup” (vpage Press o to select “Yes”, then press o p to select “Auto” or
range signal. 19) in the “System Setup” is set to “Norm”, it is possible to make “Manual”.
this setting for speakers set to “Small” at “Speaker Configuration”. Then press i. Out put the test tone.
[Display] If set to “+Main”, this setting can be made regardless of the speaker
Auto : Press o p to adjust the volume.
size.
Manual : P
 ress ui to select the speaker, then press o p to adjust
1.Sp 2.In 3.Op • For speakers set to “Small”, sound below the crossover frequency
the volume.
is cut from the sound output. The cut bass sound is output from the
Q
Speaker Setup subwoofer or front speakers. When the adjustments are completed, press ENTER to finish the test
• Always set the crossover frequency to “80Hz”. When using small tone.
Q
speakers, however, we recommend setting the crossover frequency
Setup

12Cr.Over: 80Hz
to a higher frequency. [Variable range] –12dB ~ 0dB ~ +12dB
Q
12Cr.Over:Adv
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Operating from the remote control unit


13 Cr.F : 80Hz
Q
A7 Test Tone Adjusting with the remote control unit using the test tones is only
Adjust channel levels to obtain equal volume from all speakers. possible in the “Auto” mode and only effective in the STANDARD
F : Front, C : Center, S : Surround, LFE : LFE are displayed. mode. The adjusted levels for the different modes are automatically
[Display] stored in the memory.
Only the portion of the bass sound of the various speakers output
from the subwoofer that has a frequency below the frequency set GAdjusting using test tonesH
here is output. 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op q Press [TEST].
Set this according to the low frequency reproduction capabilities of Q Test tones are output from the various speakers.
the speakers you are using. Speaker Setup w Use o p to adjust so that the volume is equal for all speakers.
Information

Q e When the adjustments are completed, press [TEST].


[Selectable items] 17 T.Tone Yes<
40Hz 60Hz 80Hz 90Hz 100Hz 110Hz 120Hz 150Hz Q
T.Tone Auto > • Speakers set to “None” in the Speaker Configuration settings are
200Hz 250Hz :
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Q not displayed.
Set the Crossover Frequency of all speakers as one. Test Tone On • When “Channel Level” is adjusted, the adjusted values are set for all
Q the surround modes.
Advanced : Auto-FL
Set the Crossover Frequency separately for the different speakers.
q When “Cr.Over:Adv” is displayed, press ENTER or i. Test Tone A8 Restore
Specifications

w Press o p to set the crossover frequency of each speaker.


Select test tone playback method. After the Auto Setup measurements, it is possible to return those
The preset speaker changes each time you press i.
settings to the Auto Setup measurement results after changing
[Selectable items] the speaker settings (speaker configuration, distance, channel
[Selectable items]
Auto : Automatically switch speaker from which test tone is level and crossover frequency) with ”System Setup” – “Speaker
40Hz 60Hz 80Hz 90Hz 100Hz 110Hz 120Hz 150Hz output. Setup”.
200Hz 250Hz : Manual : Manually switch speaker from which test tone is output. Press o to start.
b In the case of “LFE”, there are 8 modes: 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 110Hz,
120Hz, 150Hz, 200Hz, 250Hz.
[Display]

1.Sp 2.In 3.Op


Q
Speaker Setup

18 Restore Yes<

20 For details on how to select, set and cancel settings for each menu, see “System Setup Operation” (vpage 18).
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2. Input Setup d ~ h Digital In Assign k Audio Delay

Getting Started Connections


Use this procedure to select the input source and make the settings Select digital input connector to assign to this source. Compensate for mismatched timing between video and audio.
related to playing input sources.
[Display] [Display]
a, s HDMI In Assign
d ~ h Digital In Assign 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op
j iPod Assign
W W
k Audio Delay
Input Setup Input Setup
l EXT. IN Subwoofer Level
A0 Auto Preset Memory W W
3 COAX1 : DVD 8 A.Delay: 0ms

Setup
W
5 OPT1 : TV Delay audio.
This sets the delay time for audio signals.
a, s HDMI In Assign

Playback Remote Control


Select HDMI connector to assign to this source. [Input terminals] COAX1 COAX2 OPT1 OPT2 [Variable range] 0 ms ~ 200 ms

[Display] [Assignable input sources] With a movie source, for example, adjust so that the movement of the
z1 z2 actors’ lips is synchronized with the sound.
CD AUX CDR DVD/HDP TV/CBL VCR V.AUX
1.Sp 2.In 3.Op
W
OFF Operating from the remote control unit
Input Setup z1 : “DVD” is displayed. Press [AUDIO DELAY].
W z2 : “TV” is displayed.
1 HDMI1:DVD

Information
d f g h • This cannot be adjusted when playing in the EXT. IN, DIRECT or
W Input terminals
2 HDMI2:TV COAXIAL1 COAXIAL2 OPTICAL1 OPTICAL2 STEREO mode (with “Front Speaker” set to “Large”, “Tone Control”
Default setting DVD/HDP CD TV/CBL VCR to “OFF” and “MultEQ” to “OFF”).
• Store each input source.
[Input terminals] HDMI1 HDMI2

Troubleshooting
[Assignable input sources]
j iPod Assign
z1 z2
DVD/HDP TV/CBL VCR V.AUX OFF Assign control dock for iPod to this source. l EXT. IN Subwoofer Level
z1 : “
 DVD” is displayed. Set the subwoofer level for playback.
[Display]
z2 : “
 TV” is displayed. Select according to the player in use.

Specifications
a s 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op [Display]
Input terminals
HDMI1 HDMI2 W
Default setting DVD/HDP TV/CBL Input Setup 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op
W W
7 iPod : VCR Input Setup
W
• With HDMI, the video and audio signals are transferred [Assignable input sources] 9 EXT.In SW:+15
simultaneously. (The HDMI audio signal is output from the monitor.) z1 z2
CD AUX CDR DVD/HDP TV/CBL VCR V.AUX
At this time, set the input mode to “Auto”. [Selectable items]
• The audio signals input from the analog, digital and EXT. IN connectors OFF
are not output to the monitor. 0dB +5dB +10dB :
z1 : “DVD” is displayed. Select according to the player in use.
z2 : “TV” is displayed.
+15dB :
This is the recommended level.
With the default settings, the control dock for iPod can be used
connected to the VCR (iPod) connector.

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a Volume Limit
A0 Auto Preset Memory f Auto Surround Mode
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Use the auto preset function to program radio stations. Make a setting for maximum volume. Make setting for memorizing surround mode setting for each
[Selectable items] input signal type.
Press o to start.
• “CH” blinks on the display and searching begins. OFF : Do not set a maximum volume. [Display]
• “Completed” appears once searching is completed.
–20dB : Set the maximum volume to –20 dB. 1.Sp 2.In 3.Op
[Display]
–10dB : Set the maximum volume to –10 dB. E
Option Setup
1.Sp 2.In 3.Op 0dB : Set the maximum volume to 0 dB.
E
W
Setup

Input Setup 4 AutoSurr.:ON


s Power On Level
W [Selectable items]
10 Preset <Start This sets the volume set when the main zone’s power is turned on.
Playback Remote Control

ON : Memorize settings. Most recently stored surround mode is


[Selectable items] automatically selected.
Last : Use the memorized setting from the last session. OFF : Do not memorize settings. Surround mode does not change
If an FM station cannot be preset automatically, select the desired
station by tuning it in manually, then preset it manually. ––– : Always use the muting on condition when power according to input signal.
is turned on.
NOTE
“Auto Preset Memory” is displayed when the input source is “FM” [Variable range] The auto surround mode function lets you store in the memory the
and “AM”. –80dB ~ +18dB : Set the volume level when the power is turned on surround mode last used for playing the three types of input signals
in units of 1 dB. listed below.
Information

q Analog and PCM 2-channel signals (STEREO)


b The variable level when upper limit has been set with “Volume w 2-channel signals of Dolby Digital, DTS or other multi-channel
3. Option Setup Limit” is “–80 dB ~ the set volume level”. format (DOLBY PLg Cinema)
Make various other settings. e Multi-channel signals of Dolby Digital, DTS or other multi-channel
d Mute Level format (DOLBY/DTS SURROUND)
Troubleshooting

a ~ d Volume Control This sets the amount of attenuation of the volume when the mute b Default settings are indicated in ( ).
f Auto Surround Mode mode is set in the main zone.
g Direct Mode Setup
h Remote ID Setup [Selectable items]
Full : The sound is cut off entirely. g Direct Mode Setup
Select MultEQ use for DIRECT mode playback.
Specifications

–40dB : The sound is attenuated by 40 dB.


a ~ d Volume Control –20dB : The sound is attenuated by 20 dB. [Display]
Set the main zone volume setting.
1.Sp 2.In 3.Op
[Display] E
Option Setup
1.Sp 2.In 3.Op E
E 5 Direct :OFF
Option Setup
[Selectable items]
E
1 Limit :OFF ON : Use MultEQ.
E
2 P.On : Last OFF : Do not use MultEQ.

E
3 Mute : Full

22 For details on how to select, set and cancel settings for each menu, see “System Setup Operation” (vpage 18).
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h Remote ID Setup

Getting Started Connections


Set remote control ID. Surround Modes
[Display]

1.Sp 2.In 3.Op Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual q Standard Playback
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control This is the mode for enjoying surround sound according to the
E
Option Setup unit BUTTON program source.
E Button only on the main unit <BUTTON>
6 Remote ID:1 Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON]
Surround Playback of 2-channel Sources

Setup
[Selectable items] 1 2 3 4
SURR. PARA Selecting the surround mode

Playback Remote Control


NOTE
When using the AVR-1509 with only the included remote control unit Select by turning <SELECT/ENTER> or pressing [STD].
(RC-1104), there is no need to make settings. [Selectable items]
When using a separately sold remote control unit (RC-7000CI, etc.),
this function can be used. Match the ID setting of the remote control DOLBY PLg : The signals are decoded in DOLBY PLg for playback.
unit and the receiver.
DTS NEO:6 : The signals are decoded in DTS NEO:6 for playback.

Select the mode to suit the source

Information
Press SURR. PARA. Display “Mode” and select your desired mode
<SELECT/ENTER>, o p using o p.

[Front] [Rear] n DOLBY PLg


Cinema : This mode is suited for movie sources.

Troubleshooting
Music : This mode is suited for music sources.

Game : This mode is suited for games.


[D/ST]
PL : This is the Pro Logic playback mode.
[5CH]

Specifications
When this mode is selected, “DOLBY PL” is
[STD] displayed.
[SIMU]
SURR. PARA n DTS NEO:6
op Cinema : This mode is suited for movie sources.

Music
op : This mode is suited for music sources.

Select the “Cinema”, “Music”, “Game” and “PL” modes at “Surround


Parameter” – “Mode” (vpage 26).

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Playing Multi-channel Sources w DSP Simulation Playback e Direct Playback


Getting Started Connections

(Dolby Digital, DTS, etc.) The desired mode according to the program source and viewing
situation can be selected from among 7 DENON original surround
In the case of standard playback of multi channel sources, the AVR-
Selecting the mode
modes.
1509 recognizes the format of the multi-channel audio input signal and The surround parameters can be adjusted (vpage 43, 44) to Select by turning <SELECT/ENTER> or pressing [D/ST].
automatically operates the appropriate decoder for surround sound. achieve an even more realistic, powerful sound field.
[Selectable items]
[Selectable items]
Selecting the surround mode DIRECT :
STANDARD :
In this mode the signals bypass the tone adjustment circuitry for high
Select by turning <SELECT/ENTER> or pressing [SIMU].
Any of the surround modes in the “Display” column in the following quality sound.
Setup

table. [Selectable items] The sound is output to the same channels as the input signal.
The mode changes depending upon factors such as the
• Input signal
5CH STEREO z1: This mode is for enjoying stereo sound from all Input signal Display
Playback Remote Control

speakers.
is being used. Analog signal /
ROCK ARENA : This mode is for enjoying the atmosphere of a PCM (2ch) /
Input signal Display live concert in an arena. Dolby Digital source / DIRECT
Dolby
DOLBY DIGITAL JAZZ CLUB : This mode is for enjoying the atmosphere of a DTS source /
Digital DOLBY DIGITAL
(other than 2ch) live concert in a jazz club. Other 2-channel digital signals
Source
z2: This mode is for playing monaural movie sources
DTS DTS SURROUND MONO MOVIE
DTS (5.1ch) / with surround sound.
Surround
DTS 96/24 DTS 96/24 (z)
Source VIDEO GAME : This mode is suited for achieving surround For details, see page 45.
z : This is displayed when the input signal is “DTS 96/24”. sound with video games.
Information

MATRIX : This mode lets you add a sense of expansion to


stereo music sources.
• For details, see page 45. VIRTUAL : This mode is for enjoying surround effects using
r Stereo Playback
• To select these surround modes using <SELECT/ENTER> or press only the front speakers or headphones.
Troubleshooting

[STD]. Selecting the mode


z1 : Can also be selected by pressing [5CH].
z2 : When playing sources recorded in monaural in the MONO MOVIE Select by turning <SELECT/ENTER> or pressing [D/ST].
mode, the sound will be off balance with a single channel (left or
right), so input to both channels.
[Selectable items]
STEREO :
Specifications

This is the mode for playing in stereo. The tone can be adjusted.
Depending on the program source being played, it may not be possible Sound is output from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer.
to achieve a satisfactory surround effect. In this case, try other modes
to achieve a sound field suited to your tastes.

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Parameter

Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual Adjusting the Parameters Surround Parameter
Adjust surround sound parameters.

1
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control Press SURR. PARA.
unit BUTTON Parameter is displayed. The parameters (items) which can be adjusted differ
Button only on the main unit <BUTTON> depending upon the following conditions.

2
Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON] Use ui to select which parameters to adjust. • Whether an input signal is present (when playing) or not

Setup
Only those parameters which can be adjusted under the current (when stopped, etc.).
playback status are displayed. • The type of input signal
RESTORER MULTEQ SURR. PARA • The type of surround mode

Playback Remote Control


3 Use o p to adjust the parameters.
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to set each parameter.
For details of which parameters can be adjusted in each
surround mode, see “Surround Modes and Parameters”
(vpage 43, 44).
n To exit adjustment
• Press SURR. PARA during adjustment. a Mode
• If no adjustment is made for a period of about 5 seconds, the s Cinema EQ
adjustments made up that point are registered and the AVR-1509 d D. Comp (Dynamic Range Compression)
returns to the original mode. f LFE
g Center Image

Information
h Panorama
DYNAMIC VOLUME o p ui j Dimension
k Center Width
[Front] [Rear] l Delay Time

Troubleshooting
A0 Effect Level
A1 Room Size
A2 SW ATT (Subwoofer Attenuation)
A3 Subwoofer
A4 Tone Control
A5 Bass
[CINEMA] A6 Treble

Specifications
A7 MultEQ
A8 Dynamic EQ
[MUSIC] A9 Dynamic Volume
SURR. PARA S0 DV Setting (Dynamic Volume Setting)
[NIGHT] uiop S1 RESTORER
S2 Night Mode
uio p S3 Default

DYNAMIC
VOLUME
RESTORER
MULTEQ


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a Mode d D. Comp (Dynamic Range Compression) k Center Width
Getting Started Connections

Select the mode to match the source (cinema source, music source, Compress dynamic range (difference between loud and soft sounds). Assign center channel signal to front left and right channels for wider
etc.). sound.
[Selectable items]
n In the PLg mode [Variable range] 0 ~ 3 ~ 7
OFF : Turn dynamic range compression off.
[Selectable items]
Cinema : This is the mode for cinema source. Low : Low setting. l Delay Time
Mid : Middle setting.
Music : This is the mode for music source. Adjust delay time to control sound stage size.
High : High setting.
Game : This is the mode for game source. [Variable range] 0 ms ~ 30 ms ~ 110 ms
Setup

PL : Dolby Pro Logic playback mode.


(This is the mode for 4-channel playback (front L, front R, When playing DTS sources, this is only displayed for compatible A0 Effect Level
center, surround (MONO)).)
Playback Remote Control

software. Adjust the strength of the surround effect.


n In the DTS NEO:6 mode
f LFE [Variable range] 1 ~ 10 ~ 15
[Selectable items]
Adjust the low-frequency effects level (LFE).
Cinema : This is the mode for cinema source.
Music [Variable range] –10dB ~ 0dB Set to a lower level if the positioning and sense of phase of the
: This is the mode for music source.
surround signals seems unnatural.

Operating from the remote control unit For proper playback of the different program sources, we recommend A1 Room Size
Information

You can operate “Cinema” mode or “Music” mode with the remote setting to the values below. Determine size of acoustic environment.
control unit. • Dolby Digital sources: “0 dB”
Press [CINEMA] or [MUSIC]. • DTS movie sources: “0 dB” [Selectable items]
• DTS music sources: “–10 dB”
Small : Simulate acoustics of a small room.
Troubleshooting

The “Music” mode is also effective for movie sources including a lot g Center Image Med-S : Simulate acoustics of a medium-small room.
of stereo music.
Assign center channel signal to front left and right channels for wider Med : Simulate acoustics of a medium room.
sound.
s Cinema EQ Med-L : Simulate acoustics of a medium-large room.
Soften the treble range of movie soundtracks for better understanding. [Variable range] 0.0 ~ 0.3 ~ 1.0
Large : Simulate acoustics of a large room.
Specifications

[Selectable items]
h Panorama NOTE
ON : “Cinema EQ” is used.
Assign front L/R signal also to surround channels, for wider sound. “Room Size” does not indicate the size of the room in which sources
OFF : “Cinema EQ” is not used. If the surround effect seems weak, set “Panorama” to “ON”. are played.

[Selectable items] ON OFF

j Dimension
Shift sound image center to front or rear, to adjust playback balance.

[Variable range] 0 ~ 3 ~ 6

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A2 SW ATT (Subwoofer Attenuation) A7 MultEQ A8 Dynamic EQ

Getting Started Connections


Attenuate subwoofer level when using EXT. IN mode. Select the type of correction desired from the following list: Audyssey Dynamic EQ solves the problem of deteriorating sound
quality as volume is decreased by taking into account human perception
[Selectable items] [Selectable items] and room acoustics. Audyssey Dynamic EQ works in tandem with
ON : The input from the subwoofer channel is attenuated. Audyssey : Optimize frequency response of all speakers. Audyssey MultEQ to provide well-balanced sound for every listener
at any volume level.
OFF : The input from the subwoofer channel is not attenuated. Byp. L/R : Optimize frequency response of speakers except front
Usually use in this mode. L and R speakers. NOTE
• “Dynamic EQ” can only be set when auto setup has been
Flat : Optimize frequency response of all speakers to flat
performed.
response.
Set this to “ON” if the subwoofer channel level seems too high when • “Dynamic EQ” cannot be set in the following situations.
OFF

Setup
playing audio signal. : Turn equalizer off. • If “Auto Setup” fails to be completed.

• After running Auto Setup, when the number of used speakers has
Audyssey Audyssey Byp. L/R
A3 Subwoofer increased from the number of measured speakers.

Playback Remote Control


OFF Audyssey Flat • When “MultEQ” is set to “OFF”, “Dynamic EQ” is automatically set
Turn subwoofer output on and off. to “OFF”.
• “Night Mode” and “Tone Control” cannot be used jointly.
[Selectable items]
Operating from the main unit or remote [Selectable items]
ON : The subwoofer is used. control unit
ON : Use Dynamic EQ function.
OFF : The subwoofer is not used. Press MULTEQ.
• When “Audyssey”, “Audyssey Byp. L/R” or “Audyssey Flat” is OFF : Do not use Dynamic EQ function.
A4 Tone Control selected, the Audyssey MultEQ indicator lights green.
• After running Auto Setup, if the Speaker Configuration, Distance,
Operating from the main unit or remote

Information
Turn tone adjustments on and off. Channel Level and Crossover Frequency have changed without
control unit
increasing the number of speakers measured, the Audyssey MultEQ
[Selectable items] indicator lights red. Press DYNAMIC VOLUME.
ON : Allow tone adjustment (treble, bass). NOTE Dynamic EQ / Volume : ON Dynamic EQ : ON / Volume : OFF

Troubleshooting
OFF : Playback without tone adjustment. • “MultEQ” can only be set when Auto Setup has been performed. Dynamic EQ / Volume : OFF
• “MultEQ” cannot be set in the following situations.
• If “Auto Setup” fails to be completed.
• After running Auto Setup, when the number of used speakers has
The tone cannot be adjusted when in the DIRECT mode. Before running Auto Setup and after running Auto Setup, if the number
increased from the number of measured speakers.
NOTE of speakers has increased or you pressed DYNAMIC VOLUME, “Run
Audyssey” is displayed. In this case, either perform Auto Setup again,

Specifications
When the “Dynamic EQ” setting is “ON”, setting is not possible.
or return to the setting after running Auto Setup with “System Setup”
• If the settings of speakers for which “None” has been determined
– “Speaker Setup” – “Restore”.
A5 Bass at “Auto Setup” are changed, “Audyssey”, “Audyssey Byp. L/R”
and “Audyssey Flat” cannot be selected. Either perform Auto Setup
Adjust low frequency range (bass). again, or return to the setting after running Auto Setup with “System n Operating conditions for each function
Setup” – “Speaker Setup” – “Restore”. • Dynamic EQ : When “MultEQ” is set to “ON”
[Variable range] –6dB ~ 0dB ~ +6dB • When using headphones, “MultEQ” is set to “OFF”. • Dynamic Volume : When “Dynamic EQ” is set to “ON”
• DV setting : When “Dynamic Volume” is set to “ON”
A6 Treble A7 MultEQ
Adjust high frequency range (treble). A8 Dynamic EQ
[Variable range] –6dB ~ 0dB ~ +6dB A9 Dynamic Volume
S0 DV Setting

“Bass” and “Treble” can be set when “Tone Control” is set to “ON”.

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A9 Dynamic Volume S0 DV Setting (Dynamic Volume Setting) S1 RESTORER
Getting Started Connections

Audyssey Dynamic Volume solves the problem of large variations in Set Dynamic Volume effect. This function restores compressed audio signals to how they were
volume level between television programs, commercials, and between before compression and corrects the sense of volume of the bass and
the soft and loud passages of movies. [Selectable items] treble to obtain richer playback sound.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ is integrated into Dynamic Volume so that as Midnight : High setting affects volume the most, causing all sounds
the playback volume is adjusted automatically, the perceived bass [Selectable items]
to be of equal loudness.
response, tonal balance, surround impression, and dialog clarity OFF :
remain the same. Evening : Middle setting prevents loud and soft sounds from
Do not use RESTORER.
being much louder and softer respectively than average
NOTE sounds. Mode1 (RESTORER 64):
• “Dynamic Volume” can only be set when auto setup has been
Day : Low setting provides the least adjustments to the Optimized mode for compressed sources with very weak highs.
Setup

performed.
loudest and softest of sounds.
• “Dynamic Volume” cannot be set in the following situations. Mode2 (RESTORER 96):
• If “Auto Setup” fails to be completed.
NOTE Apply suitable bass and treble boost for all compressed sources.
Playback Remote Control

• After running Auto Setup, when the number of used speakers has
• “DV Setting” can only be set when auto setup has been performed. Mode3 (RESTORER HQ):
increased from the number of measured speakers.
• “DV Setting” cannot be set in the following situations.
• When “MultEQ” is set to “OFF”, “Dynamic Volume” is automatically Optimized mode for compressed sources with normal highs.
• If “Auto Setup” fails to be completed.
set to “OFF”.
• After running Auto Setup, when the number of used speakers has
• “Night Mode” and “Tone Control” cannot be used jointly. The default setting for “iPod” is “Mode3”. All others are set to “OFF”.
increased from the number of measured speakers.
[Selectable items] • If “Dynamic Volume” setting is “OFF”.
Operating from the main unit or remote
ON
: Use Dynamic Volume. control unit
The Dynamic Volume effect will be at the level of the “DV About Dynamic EQ Press RESTORER.
Setting”. Audyssey Dynamic EQ™ solves the problem of deteriorating sound
Information

OFF : Do not use Dynamic Volume. quality as volume is decreased by taking into account human OFF Mode 1 Mode 2
perception and room acoustics. Dynamic EQ selects the correct (RESTORER 64) (RESTORER 96)
frequency response and surround levels moment-by-moment at
Mode 3
Operating from the main unit or remote any user-selected volume setting. The result is bass response,
(RESTORER HQ)
control unit
Troubleshooting

tonal balance, and surround impression that remain constant


Press DYNAMIC VOLUME. despite changes in volume. Dynamic EQ combines information
from incoming source levels with actual output sound levels in the About the RESTORER function
Dynamic EQ / Volume : ON Dynamic EQ : ON / Volume : OFF room, a prerequisite for delivering a loudness correction solution. • Such compressed audio formats as MP3, WMA (Windows Media
Audyssey Dynamic EQ works in tandem with Audyssey MultEQ to Audio) and MPEG-4 AAC reduce the amount of data by eliminating
provide well-balanced sound for every listener at any volume level. signal components that are hard for the human ear to hear. The
RESTORER function generates the signals eliminated upon
Specifications

“Green” “Red” compression, restoring the sound to conditions near those of the
About Dynamic Volume original sound before compression. It also corrects the sense of
Dynamic EQ / Volume : OFF
Audyssey Dynamic Volume™ solves the problem of large variations volume of the bass to obtain richer sound with compressed audio
in volume level between television programs, commercials, and
signals.
between the soft and loud passages of movies.
“Off” • This is displayed on the “Surround Parameter” and can be set
Dynamic Volume looks at the preferred volume setting by the user and
when the analog signals (including AM/FM signals) or PCM signals
then monitors how the volume of program material is being perceived
(fs = 44.1/48 kHz) are input.
by listeners in real time to decide whether an adjustment is needed.
Before running Auto Setup and after running Auto Setup, if the number Whenever necessary, Dynamic Volume makes the necessary rapid
of speakers has increased or you pressed DYNAMIC VOLUME, “Run or gradual adjustments to maintain the desired playback volume
Audyssey” is displayed. In this case, either perform Auto Setup again, level while optimizing the dynamic range. Audyssey Dynamic EQ is
or return to the setting after running Auto Setup with “System Setup” integrated into Dynamic Volume so that as the playback volume is
– “Speaker Setup” – “Restore”. adjusted automatically, the perceived bass response, tonal balance,
surround impression, and dialog clarity remain the same whether
watching movies, flipping between television channels, or changing
from stereo to surround sound content.

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S2 Night Mode

Getting Started Connections


Optimized setting for late-night listening. Information
Set the dynamic range compression of the output audio.

[Selectable items] Information on the main unit’s various settings (Status) and on input
OFF : Turn night mode off. Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual signals (Audio Input Signal) is shown on the display.
The information displayed changes each time you press <STATUS>.
Low : Low setting. Button located on both the main unit and the remote control
The information is displayed for several seconds before the display
unit BUTTON returns to its original condition.
Mid : Middle setting. Button only on the main unit <BUTTON>
High : High setting. Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON] [Items to be checked]

Setup
• Surround Mode
Operating from the remote control unit • Input signal
• Dialogue normalization
Press [NIGHT].

Playback Remote Control


<STATUS> • Input function
OFF Low Mid • Input digital terminal
• Audio Delay
High
• Tone Control
• Channel level of each speaker
NOTE
• Cinema EQ
• When the “Dynamic EQ” setting is “ON”, setting is not possible. • Night Mode
• When the “Dynamic Volume” setting is “ON”, setting is not etc.
possible.
Dialogue normalization function

Information
S3 Default This is automatically activated when playing Dolby Digital sources.
Resets the settings to the default values. This function automatically corrects the standard signal level for
individual program sources.
[Selectable items] The correction value can be checked using <STATUS>.

Troubleshooting
Yes : Reset.
OFFSET -4dB
No : Do not reset.
The figure is the correction value when the standard level is
corrected.

Specifications
• The items displayed will differ depending upon the current settings,
the presence or absence of an input signal or the type of input signal,
etc.
• For details of the content of the items displayed, refer to the page
containing an explanation of the settings.

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Getting Started Connections

Playback
Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual
Preparations Setting the Input Mode
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control Set the input mode for this source.
unit BUTTON
Button only on the main unit <BUTTON> Turning the Power On Press INPUT MODE.
Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON] Each time you press the button, the input mode display will change.

1 Press <POWER>.
Setup

The power indicator lights red and the power is set to the Auto PCM DTS
SOURCE SELECT BAND standby mode. EXT. IN Analog
<SOURCE> <STATUS><DIMMER> <MASTER VOLUME>
Playback Remote Control

2 Press <ON/STANDBY> or [ON/SOURCE].


The power indicator flashes green and the power turns on.
b Also press [SOURCE SELECT] when in standby mode, the power
[Selectable items]
Auto : Detect type of digital input signal and decode and play
turns on. In this case the input source is selected by remote automatically.
control unit.
b Also press [QUICK SELECT] when in standby mode, the power
PCM : Decode and play only PCM input signals.
turns on. In this case Quick Select is selected by remote control DTS : Decode and play only DTS input signals.
unit (vpage 37).
Analog : Play only signals from analog input.
Information

Turning the Power Off EXT. IN : Play only signals from EXT. IN input.
<POWER> PHONES jack <SPEAKERS> TUNING
<ON/STANDBY> INPUT MODE q Press <ON/STANDBY> or [OFF].
The power is set to the standby mode.
[Front] [Rear] • When a digital signal is properly input, the “ ” indicator lights
w Press <POWER>.
Troubleshooting

on the display. If the “ ” indicator does not light, check the


[ON/SOURCE] The power indicator turns off, and so does the power.
digital input connector assignment and the connections.
[OFF] NOTE • The surround mode cannot be set if the input mode is set to “EXT.
[QUICK SELECT] Power continues to be supplied to some of the circuitry even when the IN”.
SOURCE SELECT [TUNER] power is in the standby mode. When leaving home for long periods of • Only set “PCM” and “DTS” when playing the respective signals.

[TUNER] SOURCE time or when traveling, either press <POWER> to turn off the power,
Specifications

SELECT or unplug the power cord from the power outlet.


[MASTER [VIDEO
VOLUME] SELECT]
TUNING TUNING Selecting the Input Source
[MODE]
BAND Select the source using SOURCE SELECT.
[MUTING] Turn <SOURCE SELECT> or press [SOURCE SELECT] to switch
INPUT between input sources.
MODE

[SOURCE If “Rec Select” is selected for the input source, press <SOURCE>
CONTROL 1] before turning <SOURCE SELECT>.
[SOURCE
CONTROL 2]

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Checking the currently playing program source, etc.
Operations During Playback Listening to FM/AM Broadcasts

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Press <STATUS>.
Adjusting the Master Volume The current program source and various settings are indicated on
the display. Basic Operation
Either turn <MASTER VOLUME> or press [MASTER For details, refer to “Information” (vpage 29).
VOLUME].
[Variable range] – – – –80.0dB ~ +18.0dB
Switching the brightness of the display 1 <SOURCE SELECT>
Either turn
select “TUNER”.
or press [TUNER] to

NOTE
Press <DIMMER>.
Bright Dim
2 CONTROL
[SOURCE CONTROL 1]
Set
2]
to “AUDIO” and [SOURCE
to “TUNER”.

Setup
The adjustable range will differ depending upon factors such as the (vpage 38 “Remote Control Unit Operations”)
type of input signal and the channel level setting. OFF Dark

3 Press BAND to select “FM” or “AM”.

Playback Remote Control


Turning Off the Sound Temporarily (Muting)
Press [MUTING].
4 Tune in the desired broadcast station.
When setting to “OFF”, the display brightness of the menu setting in
operation changes to “Dark”.
q To tune in automatically (Auto Tuning)
Press [MODE] to light the “AUTO” indicator on the display, then
To cancel, press [MUTING] again. Muting can also be canceled by
use TUNING to select the station you want to hear.
adjusting the master volume. Playing Video and Audio w To tune in manually (Manual Tuning)
Listening with Headphones Equipment Press [MODE] to turn off the display’s “AUTO” indicator, then use

Information
TUNING to select the station you want to hear.
Plug the headphones into the PHONES jack on the main
unit. Basic Operation
The sound from the speakers and pre-out connectors is automatically

1
• If the desired station cannot be tuned in with auto tuning, tune it in
cut. Prepare the equipment.

Troubleshooting
manually.
• When tuning in stations manually, press and hold TUNING to change
NOTE q Load the DVD, CD or other software in the player. frequencies continuously.
Be careful not to set the volume too high when using headphones. (vSee the operating instructions of the respective devices.)
w To play a video device, switch the monitor input.
Switching the front speakers (vSee the monitor’s operating instructions.)

Specifications
2
Press <SPEAKERS>. Use SOURCE SELECT to select the input source.

Video Select Function


Switch video input source while listening to audio signal.
3 Start playback.
(vSee the operating instructions of the respective devices.)

Press [VIDEO SELECT] until the desired picture appears.


b To cancel, press [VIDEO SELECT] to select “SOURCE”.
The remote control unit can be used to operate external devices.
See “Remote Control Unit Operations” (vpage 38).

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Presetting Radio Stations RDS (Radio Data System)


Getting Started Connections

Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual


Button located on both the main unit and the remote control (Preset Memory) RDS (works only on the FM band) is a broadcasting service which
allows a station to send additional information along with the
unit BUTTON Your favorite broadcast stations can be preset so that you can
regular radio program signal.
Button only on the main unit <BUTTON> tune them in easily. Up to 56 stations can be preset.
The following three types of RDS information can be received
Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON]

1 Tune in the broadcast station you want to preset. with this unit:

<SOURCE SELECT> <PRESET CHANNEL> o p Program Type (PTY)


2 Press [MEMORY].
PTY identifies the type of RDS program.
The program types and their displays are as follows:
Setup

3 Press SHIFT to select the block (A to G) in which the


station is to be preset.
NEWS News WEATHER Weather
Playback Remote Control

AFFAIRS Current Affairs FINANCE Finance

4
INFO Information Children’s
Press <PRESET CHANNEL> or [CHANNEL + –] to CHILDREN
programmes
SPORT Sports
select the preset number (1 to 8). SOCIAL Social Affairs
EDUCATE Education

5
Drama RELIGION Religion
Press [MEMORY] again to complete the setting. DRAMA
SHIFT <RDS> ui CULTURE Culture PHONE IN Phone In
SCIENCE Science TRAVEL Travel
[Front] [Rear]
VARIED Varied LEISURE Leisure
POP M Pop Music JAZZ Jazz Music
Information

• To preset other stations, repeat steps 1 to 5.


ROCK M Rock Music COUNTRY Country Music
• Stations can be preset automatically at “System Setup” – “Input
Easy Listening NATION M National Music
[TUNER] Setup” – “Auto Preset Memory” (vpage 22). EASY M
Music OLDIES Oldies Music
[TUNER] NOTE LIGHT M Light Classical FOLK M Folk Music
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Preset stations are erased by overwriting them. CLASSICS Serious Classical DOCUMENT Documentary
OTHER M Other Music
SHIFT
Listening to Preset Stations Traffic Program (TP)

1
[CHANNEL + –] uiop Press SHIFT to select the memory block (A to G). TP identifies programs that carry traffic announcements.
Specifications

This allows you to easily find out the latest traffic conditions in your
uio p [MEMORY] area before leaving home.

[SOURCE
2 Press <PRESET CHANNEL> or [CHANNEL + –] to
select the desired preset channel (1 to 8). Radio Text (RT)
RT allows RDS stations to send text messages that appear on the
CONTROL 1] n Default settings
display.
[SOURCE Auto tuner presets
CONTROL 2] 87.5 / 89.1 / 98.1 / 108.0 / 90.1 / 90.1 / 90.1 / NOTE
A1 ~ A8
90.1 MHz The operations described below using <RDS> will not function in areas
522 / 603 / 999 / 1404 / 1611 kHz, in which there are no RDS broadcasts.
B1 ~ B8
90.1 / 90.1 / 90.1 MHz
C1 ~ C8 90.1 MHz
D1 ~ D8 90.1 MHz
E1 ~ E8 90.1 MHz
F1 ~ F8 90.1 MHz
G1 ~ G8 90.1 MHz

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RDS Search
4 Watching the display, press ui to call out the desired RT (Radio Text)

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Use this function to automatically tune to FM stations that provide program type. Turn the Radio Text (RT) display ON/OFF.
the RDS service.

1 Either turn
select “TUNER”.
<SOURCE SELECT> or press [TUNER] to 5 Press <PRESET CHANNEL> or [CHANNEL + –].
PTY search begins automatically.
b If there is no station broadcasting the designated program type
1 <SOURCE SELECT>
Either turn
select “TUNER”.
or press [TUNER] to

2 CONTROL
[SOURCE CONTROL 1]
Set
2]
to “AUDIO” and [SOURCE
to “TUNER”.
with the above operation, all the reception bands are searched.
b The station name is displayed on the display after searching
stops.
2 CONTROL

[SOURCE CONTROL 1]
Set
2]
to “AUDIO” and [SOURCE
to “TUNER”.
(vpage 38 “Remote Control Unit Operations”)
(vpage 38 “Remote Control Unit Operations”)

6 To continue searching, repeat steps 3 and 5.


3

Setup
Press <RDS> until “RT” appears on the display.

3 Press
display.
<RDS> until “RDS Search” appears on the
b If no station broadcasting the designated program type is found

Playback Remote Control


4 Press o p to set.
when all the frequencies have been searched, “NO PROGRAMME”

4 Press <PRESET CHANNEL> or [CHANNEL + –]. is displayed.


The search for RDS stations begins automatically. b When the Radio Text (RT) display is set to “ON”:
b If no RDS stations are found with the above operation, all the While receiving an RDS broadcast station, the text data broadcast
reception bands are searched. from the station is displayed.
b When a broadcast station is found, that station’s name appears on
TP Search b When the Radio Text (RT) display is set to “ON”:
the display. Use this function to find RDS stations broadcasting traffic If no text data is being broadcast, “NO TEXT DATA” is displayed.
programs (TP stations). b To turn off the radio text display, press <RDS> when radio text is

5 To continue searching, repeat steps 3 and 4. displayed.

1 <SOURCE SELECT> or press [TUNER] to

Information
Either turn
b If no RDS station is found when all the frequencies have been
select “TUNER”.
searched, “NO RDS” is displayed.

2 CONTROL
[SOURCE CONTROL 1]
Set
2]
to “AUDIO” and [SOURCE
to “TUNER”.

Troubleshooting
(vpage 38 “Remote Control Unit Operations”)
PTY Search
Use this function to find RDS stations broadcasting a designated
program type (PTY).
3 Press
display.
<RDS> until “TP Search” appears on the

For a description of each program type, refer to “Program Type

Specifications
(PTY)”.
Press <PRESET CHANNEL> or [CHANNEL + –].
TP search begins automatically.

1 Either turn
select “TUNER”.
<SOURCE SELECT> or press [TUNER] to b If no TP station is found with the above operation, all the reception
bands are searched.
b The station name is displayed on the display after searching

2 CONTROL
[SOURCE CONTROL 1]
Set
2]
to “AUDIO” and [SOURCE
to “TUNER”.
stops.

(vpage 38 “Remote Control Unit Operations”)


5 To continue searching, repeat steps 3 and 4.

3 Press
display.
<RDS> until “PTY Search” appears on the b If no other TP station is found when all the frequencies have been
searched, “NO PROGRAMME” is displayed.

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iPod® Playback
4 Press [MODE] and hold it down for a 2 seconds or
Getting Started Connections

Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual


The music on an iPod can be played by using the control dock for more to select the display mode.
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control To switch between modes, press and hold down the button.
iPod (ASD-1R, ASD-11R, ASD-3N or ASD-3W, sold separately).
unit BUTTON When remote mode is active, “Remote” is displayed.
The operation can also be performed using the buttons on the
Button only on the main unit <BUTTON>
remote control unit.
Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON] [Selectable mode] Browse mode Remote mode
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S.
Display location Main unit display iPod display
and other countries.
<SOURCE SELECT> b The iPod may only be used to copy or play contents that are not Playable Audio file S S
copyrighted or contents for which copying or playback is legally files Video file Sz1 Sz2
permitted for your private use as an individual. Be sure to comply
Setup

Remote
with applicable copyright legislation. Active control unit S S
buttons (AVR-1509)
Playback Remote Control

iPod A S

Preparations z1 : When using an ASD-3N or ASD-3W control dock for iPod.


z2 : Video may not be output, depending on the combination of

<ON/STANDBY> <STATUS>
1 Make the necessary preparations.

q Set the iPod in the DENON control dock for iPod.


ASD-1R or ASD-11R and iPod.

(vSee the control dock for iPod’s operating instructions.)


• With the default settings, the iPod can be used connected to the
w Assign the control dock for iPod’s input.
[Front] [Rear] VCR (iPod) connector.
The input for the control dock for iPod is assigned to VCR by
Information

• Use the RESTORER mode to expand the low and high frequency
default.
components of compressed audio files and achieve a richer sound.
[OFF]
“System Setup” – “Input Setup” – “iPod Assign” The default setting is “Mode3” (vpage 28).
• Press <ON/STANDBY> or [OFF] and set the AVR-1509’s power to
[iPod] (vpage 21)
the standby mode before disconnecting the iPod. Also switch the
[2]
Troubleshooting

input source to one to which “iPod Assign” is not assigned before


[1]
[iPod]
[TUNING + –]
2 <SOURCE SELECT>
Either turn or press [iPod] to
select the input source assigned in step 1-w above.
disconnecting the iPod.
• When using an ASD-3N or ASD-3W control dock for iPod, refer to
the respective manual to operate.

[6], [7] [MODE]


3 CONTROL
[SOURCE CONTROL 1]
Set
2]
to “AUDIO” and [SOURCE
to “iPod/NETWORK”.
Specifications

[8], [9] [uip] (v page 38 “Remote Control Unit Operations”)


[ENTER] [ENTER]
[uip]

[SOURCE
CONTROL 1]
[SOURCE
CONTROL 2]


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Listening to Audio Viewing Still Pictures or Videos on the

Getting Started Connections


iPod
1 [p] [ui]
Use to select the item, then press [ENTER] or
to select the music file to be played.
Photo and video data on the iPod can be viewed on the monitor.
Only for iPod equipped with slideshow or video functions.

2 [ENTER]
Press
Playback starts.
or [p].
When using an ASD-1R or ASD-11R

n To pause
During playback, press [ENTER] or [1].
1 Press and hold [MODE] to set the Remote mode.

2 Watching the iPod’s screen, use [ui] to select

Setup
Press again to resume playback.
“Photos” or “Videos”.
n Fast-forwarding or fast-reversing
During playback, press and hold [6] (to fast-reverse) or [7] (to

Playback Remote Control


fast-forward).
n To cue to the beginning of a track
3 Press [ENTER] until the image you want to view is
displayed.
During playback, press [8] or [9].
n To stop
During playback, either press and hold [ENTER] or press [2]. “TV Out” at the iPod’s “Slideshow Settings” or “Video Settings”
must be set to “On” in order to display the iPod’s photo data or videos
n Playing repeatedly on the monitor. For details, see the iPod’s operating instructions.
Press [TUNING –].
[Selectable items] All One OFF When using an ASD-3N or ASD-3W

Information
n Shuffling playback
Press [TUNING +]. 1 [MODE]
Press and hold to set the Browse mode.

[Selectable items] Albums Songs OFF


2 Watching the display, use [ui] to select “iPod”,

Troubleshooting
[p] [ENTER]
then press or .

• To check the name of the title, the artist or the album when playing
in browse mode, press <STATUS>.
• The folder name and the file name can be displayed in browse
3 [ENTER]
[ui]
Use
.
to select “Video”, then press [p] or

4 [ui]
Use to select the video file to be played, then

Specifications
mode. Only alphanumeric characters and certain symbols can be
displayed. Any characters that cannot be displayed are replaced with [p] [ENTER]
press or .
“ . (period)”.

NOTE
• Depending on the type of iPod and the software version, some When viewing a still picture, perform the same operation as with ASD-
functions may not operate. 1R or ASD-11R.
• DENON will accept no responsibility whatsoever for any loss of iPod
data.

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Getting Started Connections

Other Operations and Functions

Symbols used to indicate buttons in this manual Other Operations Convenient Functions
Button located on both the main unit and the remote control
unit BUTTON
Button only on the main unit <BUTTON> Recording on an External Device Channel Level
Button only on the remote control unit [BUTTON] (REC OUT mode) You can adjust the channel level either according to the playback
sources or to suit your taste, as described below.
Setup

You can listen to one program source while recording a different

1
program source.
Press <SELECT/ENTER> or [CH SELECT/ENTER].
<REC SELECT> <SELECT/ENTER>, o p
1
Playback Remote Control

<SOURCE SELECT> QUICK SELECT Press <REC SELECT> until “RECOUT” appears on
the display. FL Vol.+ 1.5dB

2 Turn <SOURCE SELECT> to choose the input source


to be recorded.
The “REC” indicator and the indicator for the selected source 2 Use ui, <SELECT/ENTER> or [CH SELECT/ENTER]
to select the speaker.
light. The speaker that can be set switches each time one of the
buttons is pressed.
RECOUT SOURCE RECOUT TUNER ···· RECOUT V.AUX

3 Use o p to adjust the volume.


Information

<POWER> <INPUT MODE> <SPEAKER A> ui 3 Play the program source.


For operating instructions, refer to the respective equipment’s
operating instructions.
b In the case of a sub woofer, reducing the volume when it is at
“–12 dB” will change the setting to OFF (none).
To record FM or AM broadcasts, select the broadcast (vpage
[Front] [Rear]
Troubleshooting

31).
QUICK SELECT
4 Start recording.
For operating instructions, refer to the respective equipment’s
operating instructions.
Specifications

• To cancel, press <REC SELECT>, then turn <SOURCE SELECT> until


“RECOUT SOURCE” is displayed.
• Make a test recording before starting the actual recording.
[CH SELECT/ uio p NOTE
ENTER] [CH SELECT/ • Recordings you make are for your personal enjoyment and should
uio p ENTER] not be used for other purposes without permission of the copyright
holder.
• Digital signals are not output from the REC OUT (CDR/TAPE and
VCR) connector.
• Audio and video signals input from the VCR IN connector are not
output from the VCR OUT connector. Audio signal input from the
CD-R/TAPE IN connector are not output from the CD-R/TAPE OUT
connector.


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Quick Select Function Last Function Memory

Getting Started Connections


With this function, the currently playing input source, volume This stores the settings as they were directly before the standby
level, surround mode, MultEQ, Dynamic Volume, DV setting and mode was set.
front speaker can be stored in the memory. When the power is turned back on, the settings are restored to as
they were directly before the standby mode was set.

1 Set the input source, input mode, surround mode,


MultEQ and volume to the conditions you want to
store.
Backup Memory
2 Press and hold QUICK SELECT until “Memory” The various settings are backed up for about 1 week, even if the

Setup
appears on the display. power is turned off or the power cord is disconnected.
The current settings will be memorized.

Playback Remote Control


[Quick Select Defaults]
Resetting the Microprocessor
Input Source Volume Perform this procedure if the display is abnormal or if operations
Quick Select 1 DVD/HDP –40 dB cannot be performed.
Quick Select 2 TV/CBL –40 dB
Quick Select 3 VCR –40 dB When the microprocessor is reset, all the settings are reset to
their default values.

To call out the settings, press QUICK SELECT at which the desired
settings were stored.
1 Turn off the power using <POWER>.

Information
2 <INPUT<POWER>
Press
MODE>
while simultaneously pressing
and <SPEAKERS A>.
Personal Memory Plus Function
3 Once the display starts flashing at intervals of about 1

Troubleshooting
This function sets the settings (input mode, surround mode,
MultEQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume, audio delay etc.) last second, release the two buttons.
selected for the individual input sources.
When you switch to an input source, the settings are automatically
set to the ones that were set the last time that input source was If in step 3 the display does not flash at intervals of about 1 second,
used. start over from step 1.

Specifications
The surround parameters, tone control, MultEQ settings and the
volumes of the different speakers are stored for the individual surround
modes.

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Getting Started Connections

Remote Control Unit Operations


[Front] [Rear]
Operating DENON Audio
[DVD/HDP • The signals for the pressed buttons are emitted while setting the
POWER] Components preset memory. To avoid accidental operation, cover the remote
control unit’s transmitting window while setting the preset

1
[TV POWER] Set [SOURCE CONTROL 1] to “AUDIO”. memory.
• Depending on the model and year of manufacture, this function
Setup

[NUMBER] cannot be used for some models, even if they are of makes listed in

2 Set[SOURCE CONTROL 2] to the position for the


component to be operated (CD, iPod/NETWORK or
the list of preset codes.
• Some manufacturers use more than one type of remote control code.
Playback Remote Control

TUNER). Refer to the included list of preset codes to change the number and
verify correct operation.

3 Operate the audio component. • The preset memory can be set for one component only among the
following: DVD/HDP and SAT/CABLE.
• VDP (Video Disc Player) can be preset when [SOURCE CONTROL 2]
b For details, refer to the component’s operating instructions.
is set to “DVD/HDP”.
b While this remote control unit is compatible with a wide range
of infrared controlled components, it may be the case that some
component models cannot be operated with this remote control
[SOURCE unit.
Operating Preset Components
Information

CONTROL 1]
[SOURCE
CONTROL 2] Presetting 1 Set [SOURCE CONTROL 1] to “AUDIO” or
“VIDEO”.
b Set to the AUDIO side for the CD position, and to the VIDEO side
• DENON and other makes of components can be operated by
Troubleshooting

setting the preset memory. for the DVD/HDP, VCR, SAT/CABLE or TV position.
• Operation is not possible for some models.

Depending on the model and year of manufacture of your equipment, 1 Set


“VIDEO”.
[SOURCE CONTROL 1] to “AUDIO” or 2 Set [SOURCE CONTROL 2] to the component you want
to operate.

some buttons may not operate.


3 Operate the component.
Specifications

b Set to the AUDIO side for the CD position, and to the VIDEO side
for the DVD/HDP, VCR, SAT/CABLE or TV position.
b For details, refer to the component’s operating instructions.

2 Set [SOURCE CONTROL 2] to the component to be


registered.
b Some models cannot be operated with this remote control unit.

3 Press [DVD/HDP POWER] and [TV POWER] at the


same time.
The indicator starts flashing.

4 Press [NUMBER] and input the 3-digit number of the


brand of the component to be preset. The numbers
are shown in the Preset Code Table (vEnd of this
manual).

5 To store the codes of another component in the


memory, repeat steps 1 to 4.
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[Front] Functions of Buttons by Component

Getting Started Connections


[OFF] [ON/SOURCE] n Front
Device Blu-ray Video Disc Satellite TV
CD Player iPod Tuner DVD Player Video Deck Cable TV
operated Disc Player Player (VDP) Receiver (Monitor)
SOURCE
AUDIO VIDEO
[2] CONTROL 1
[1]
[0, SKIP + / SOURCE
CD
iPod/
TUNER DVD / HDP VCR SAT / CABLE TV
FAVORITE] CONTROL 2 NETWORK
[SHIFT, 3]
OFF – – – Power off Power off – – – – –
[TUNING, 6 7]

Setup
Power on / Power on / Power on / Power on / Power on /
[8 9, CH + –] [ENTER]
ON/SOURCE – – – Power on Power on
Standby Standby Standby Standby Standby
[SETUP] [AUDIO] 1 Play Play / Pause – Play Play Play Play

Playback Remote Control


[uio p] [RETURN]
[DISPLAY] [MENU/GUIDE]
2 Stop Stop – Stop Stop Stop Stop

[SOURCE SHIFT, 3 Pause – Shift Pause Pause Pause Pause


CONTROL 1]
0,
[SOURCE b Favorites
SKIP + / Disc skip + – Disc skip – – –
CONTROL 2] FAVORITE
Direct Punch Punch Punch
through through through
Manual Manual Manual Manual Manual
Manual
search search search search search

Information
TUNING, Tuning search
(fast-reverse (fast-reverse (fast-reverse (fast-reverse (fast-reverse
6 7 down / up (fast-reverse /
/ fast- / fast- / fast- / fast- / fast-
fast-forward)
forward) forward) forward) forward) forward)
[Rear] Switch
8 9, Auto search Auto search Tuner Auto search Auto search Auto search
channels

Troubleshooting
CH + – (cue) (cue) Channel – / + (cue) (cue) (cue)
(–, +)
[POWER]
SETUP – – – Setup Setup – – – – –
[NUMBER] uio p – Cursor –
Cursor Cursor
– –
Cursor Cursor Cursor
operation operation operation operation operation
Switching Switching

Specifications
[TUNING + – / [SETUP] AUDIO – – – the audio the audio – – – – –
TV VOL + –] [AUDIO] signal signal
[MODE, TOP MENU] [uio p] ENTER – Enter – Enter setting Enter setting – – Enter setting Enter setting Enter setting
[BAND, [ENTER] Switching Switching Switching Switching Switching
PICTURE ADJUST] DISPLAY – – – – –
the display the display the display the display the display
[RETURN]
[MEMORY, SUBTITLE] [DISPLAY] RETURN – – – Return Return – – Return Return Return
MENU / Calling out Calling out Calling out Calling out Calling out
– – – – –
GUIDE the menus the menus the menus the menus the menus

b The iPod/NETWORK’s FAVORITE button can be operated when using a control dock for iPod ASD-3N/3W.

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n Rear GSpecial RemarksH
Getting Started Connections

q Only one device can be set in the preset memory for each mode.
Device Blu-ray Disc Video Disc Satellite TV When a new preset code is registered, the existing code is
CD Player iPod Tuner DVD Player Video Deck Cable TV
operated Player Player (VDP) Receiver (Monitor) automatically erased.
SOURCE w For some brands, the DVD remote control buttons may have
AUDIO VIDEO
CONTROL 1 different function names. Check beforehand.
SOURCE iPod/
CD TUNER DVD / HDP VCR SAT / CABLE TV e One of the following buttons can be assigned to the TV and satellite
CONTROL 2 NETWORK
receiver or cable TV: CD, iPod/NETWORK, TUNER, DVD/HDP, VCR
Power on / Power on / Power on / Power on / Power on / Power on / Power on /
POWER – – – (vpage 40 “Punch Through Function”).
Power off Power off Power off Power off Power off Power off Power off
Number Number b1: This button can be operated when using a control dock for iPod
NUMBER Number input / ASD-3N/3W.
– – – input / Track input / Track – Channels Channels Channels
(0 ~ 9, +10) Track selection b2: The initial setting of Preset code is 111 (DVD Player).
Setup

selection selection
With the Blu-ray Disc Player setting, when you have set the
q CD q iPod q DVD q Blu-ray Disc q TV q TV q DBS q Cable q TV
TUNING q Tuning up remote controller code to “DENON2”, use the Blu-ray Disc Player
Random Random Random Random Volume d Volume d Volume d Volume d Volume d
Playback Remote Control

(+, –) / w Tuning preset code “121”.


w CD w iPod w DVD w Blu-ray Disc w TV w TV w DBS w Cable w TV
TV VOL (+, –) down
Repeat Repeat Repeat Repeat Volume f Volume f Volume f Volume f Volume f
Page search
mode (once)
and Browse/
Punch Through Function
Switch “Punch Through” is a function allowing you to operate 1, 2, 3, 0,
MODE, Remote Calling out Calling out the Calling out Calling out Calling out
– search – – 6, 7, 8 and 9 on CD, iPod/NETWORK, TUNER, DVD/
TOP MENU mode the menus top menus the menus the menus the menus
modes HDP or VCR components when in the SAT/CABLE or TV mode. By
switching
(Press and default, nothing is set.
Information

hold)
SETUP
uio p

– –
– –

Setup
Cursor
Setup
Cursor





Cursor

Cursor

Cursor 1 Set [SOURCE CONTROL 1] to “VIDEO”.

operation operation operation operation operation


AUDIO – – – Audio Audio – – – – –
2 Set[SOURCE CONTROL 2] to the component to be
Troubleshooting

BAND, registered (SAT/CABLE or TV).


AM / FM Picture
PICTURE – b1 Top menu Picture adjust – – – – –

3
switching adjust
ADJUST Press [MEMORY] and [RETURN] at the same time.
ENTER – – – Enter setting Enter setting – – Enter setting Enter setting Enter setting The indicator starts flashing.
MEMORY, b1 Favorite Preset

4
– Subtitle Subtitle – – – – – Input the number of the component you want to set.
SUBTITLE memory memory
Specifications

Switching Switching the Switching Switching Switching


DISPLAY – – – – – No.
the display display the display the display the display
CD 1
RETURN – – – Return Return – – Return Return Return
iPod/NETWORK 2
Default
DENON DENON b2 DENON HITACHI ABC HITACHI TUNER 3
setting – – – –
(111) (111) (121) (108) (007) (134) DVD/HDP 4
(Preset code)
Special VCR 5
q – – q, w q q, e q, e No setting 0
Remarks

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Getting Started Connections


Other Information

About Speaker Installation Surround DTS Surround


The AVR-1509 is equipped with a digital signal processing circuit that
DTS Digital Surround
lets you play program sources in the surround mode to achieve the
Examples of speaker layouts same sense of presence as in a movie theater. DTS Digital Surround is the standard digital surround format of DTS,
Below we introduce examples of speaker layouts. Refer to these to Inc., compatible with a sampling frequency of 44.1 or 48 kHz and up

Setup
arrange your speakers according to their type and how you want to to 5.1-channels of digital discrete surround sound.
use them. Dolby Surround
DTS NEO:6™ Surround

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Basic Setting Dolby Digital DTS NEO:6™ is a matrix decoding technology for achieving 5.1-
DTS 96/24 is a digital audio format enabling high sound quality Dolby Digital is a multichannel digital signal format developed by Dolby channel surround playback with 2-channel sources. It includes “DTS
playback in 5.1-channels with a sampling frequency of 96 kHz and 24 Laboratories. NEO:6 Cinema” suited for playing movies and “DTS NEO:6 Music”
bit quantization on DVD-Video. A total of 5.1-channels are played: 3 front channels (“FL” , “FR” and suited for playing music.
“C”), 2 surround channels (“SL” and “SR”) and the “LFE” channel for
Front speakers low frequencies. DTS 96/24
Center speaker Because of this, there is no crosstalk between channels and a realistic DTS 96/24 is a digital audio format enabling high sound quality
sound field with a “three-dimensional” feeling (sense of distance, playback in 5.1-channels with a sampling frequency of 96 kHz and 24
movement and positioning) is achieved. bit quantization on DVD-Video.

Multi-Zone
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Monitor A real, overpowering sense of presence is achieved when playing
Subwoofer movie sources in AV rooms as well.
60°
Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,451,942;
Surround speaker Dolby Pro Logic g 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535; 7,003,467 &
other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS, DTS

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Front speaker Dolby Pro Logic g is a matrix decoding technology developed by Dolby
Digital Surround, and Neo:6 are registered trademarks and the
Laboratories.
60 to 90 cm DTS logos, Symbol and DTS 96/24 are trademarks of DTS, Inc.
Regular music such as that on CDs is encoded into 5-channels to
©1996-2007 DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
achieve an excellent surround effect.
120° The surround channel signals are converted into stereo and full band
signals (with a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20 kHz or greater) to
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create a “three-dimensional” sound image offering a rich sense of
GAs seen from aboveH GAs seen from the sideH presence for all stereo sources.

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.


“Dolby”, “Pro Logic” and the double-D symbol are trademarks
of Dolby Laboratories.

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Audyssey HDMI
Getting Started Connections

Audyssey MultEQ® (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)


Audyssey MultEQ is a room equalization solution that calibrates any HDMI is a digital interface standard for next generation TVs based
audio system so that it can achieve optimum performance for every on DVI (Digital Visual Interface) standards and optimized for use in
listener in a large listening area. Based on several room measurements, consumer equipment.
MultEQ calculates an equalization solution that corrects for both Non-compressed digital video and multi-channel audio signals are
time and frequency response problems in the listening area and also transmitted with a single connection.
performs a fully automated surround system setup. HDMI is also compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Contents
Protection), a technology for protecting copyrights that encrypts digital
Audyssey Dynamic EQ™ video signals in the same was as with DVI.
Setup

Audyssey Dynamic EQ solves the problem of deteriorating sound Deep Color


quality as volume is decreased by taking into account human perception
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and room acoustics. Audyssey Dynamic EQ works in tandem with Eliminates on-screen color banding, for smooth tonal transitions and
Audyssey MultEQ to provide well-balanced sound for every listener subtle gradations between colors.
at any volume level. Enables increased contrast ratio.
Can represent many times more shades of gray between black and
Audyssey Dynamic Volume™ white.
At 30-bit pixel depth, a four times improvement would be the minimum,
Audyssey Dynamic Volume solves the problem of large variations in and the typical improvement would be eight times or more.
volume level between television programs, commercials, and between
the soft and loud passages of movies. xvYCC
Audyssey Dynamic EQ is integrated into Dynamic Volume so that as
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the playback volume is adjusted automatically, the perceived bass Next-generation “xvYCC” color space supports 1.8 times as many
response, tonal balance, surround impression, and dialog clarity colors as existing HDTV signals.
remain the same. Lets HDTVs display colors more accurately.
Enables displays with natural, vivid colors.
Troubleshooting

“HDMI”, “HDMI logo” and “High-Definition Multimedia Interface”


Manufactured under license from Audyssey Laboratories. U.S. are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
and foreign patents pending. Audyssey MultEQ® is a registered
trademark of Audyssey Laboratories. Audyssey Dynamic EQ™
is a trademark of Audyssey Laboratories. Audyssey Dynamic
Volume™ is a trademark of Audyssey Laboratories.
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Surround Modes and Parameters

Getting Started Connections


Signals and adjustability in the different modes
Channel output Parameter (default values are shown in parentheses)
Surround mode
D. Comp LFE
Front L/R Center Surround L/R Subwoofer z1 z1 Cinema EQ. Mode Room Size Effect Level Delay Time Subwoofer

DIRECT S A A D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A A A A S


STEREO S A A D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A A A A A
EXT. IN S D D D A A A A A A A A
S
DOLBY PRO LOGIC g S D D D S (OFF) A S A A A A
(OFF, NOTE1)

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S
DTS NEO:6 S D D D S (OFF) A S A A A A
(OFF, NOTE2)

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DOLBY DIGITAL S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) S (OFF) A A A A A
DTS SURROUND S D D D A S (0 dB) S (OFF) A A A A A
5CH STEREO S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A A A A A
ROCK ARENA S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A S (Medium) S (10) A A
JAZZ CLUB S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A S (Medium) S (10) A A
MONO MOVIE S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A S (Medium) S (10) A A
VIDEO GAME S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A S (Medium) S (10) A A
MATRIX S D D D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A A A S (30 ms) A
VIRTURL S A A D S (OFF) S (0 dB) A A A A A A

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S : Signal / Adjustable S : Enable
A : No signal / Not adjustable A : Unable
D : Turned on or off by speaker configuration setting NOTE1 : This parameter is available when “Surround Parameter” – “Mode” is set to “Cinema” or “PL” (vpage 26).
NOTE2 : This parameter is available when “Surround Parameter” – “Mode” is set to “Cinema” (vpage 26).
NOTE:

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z1 : When playing Dolby Digital and DTS signals.

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Signals and adjustability in the different modes
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Parameter (default values are shown in parentheses)


NEO:6 MUSIC
Surround mode PRO LOGIC g MUSIC mode only EXT. IN only
mode only Tone Control Night Mode Dynamic EQ Dynamic Volume
MultEQ DV Setting RESTORER
SUBWOOFER (NOTE5) (NOTE5) (NOTE6) (NOTE7)
Panorama Dimension Center Width Center Image
ATT.
DIRECT A A A A A A S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE4) S (ON, NOTE4) S (OFF, NOTE4) S (Midnight, NOTE8) A
STEREO A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
EXT. IN A A A A S A A A A A A A
DOLBY PRO LOGIC g S (OFF) S (3) S (3) A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
DTS NEO:6 A A A S (0.3) A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
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DOLBY DIGITAL A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) A
DTS SURROUND A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) A
5CH STEREO A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
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ROCK ARENA A A A A A S (NOTE3) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
JAZZ CLUB A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
MONO MOVIE A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
VIDEO GAME A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
MATRIX A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)
VIRTURL A A A A A S (0 dB) S (OFF) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (ON, NOTE9) S (OFF, NOTE9) S (Midnight, NOTE8) S (OFF, NOTE10)

S : Adjustable
A : Not adjustable
Information

NOTE3 : BASS +6 dB, TREBLE +4 dB


NOTE4 : When “System Setup” – “Option Setup” – “Direct Mode Setup” are turned “ON”, also after implementing “Auto Setup”.
NOTE5 : This parameter is not availabe when “Surround Parameter” – “Dynamic EQ” is set to “ON” (vpage 27).
NOTE6 : This parameter is not availabe when “Surround Parameter” – “MultEQ” is set to “OFF” (vpage 27).
NOTE7 : This parameter is not availabe when “Surround Parameter” – “Dynamic EQ” is set to “OFF” (vpage 27).
NOTE8 : Displayed when “Dynamic Volume” setting is “ON”.
Troubleshooting

NOTE9 : Displays after implementing Auto Setup.


NOTE10 : Displayed when input signal is “Analog” or “PCM 44.1/48 kHz”.
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Differences in Surround Mode Names Depending on the Input Signals

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Button Input signals
DTS DOLBY DIGITAL
LINEAR PCM
Surround mode ANALOG LINEAR PCM DOLBY DIGITAL
(Multi ch) DTS (5.1ch) DTS 96/24 DOLBY DIGITAL (4/3ch) DOLBY DIGITAL (2ch)
(5.1/5/4ch)
STANDARD
DTS SURROUND
DTS SURROUND A A A D A A A A
DTS 96/24 A A A A D A A A
DTS NEO:6 CINEMA S S A A A A A S

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DTS NEO:6 MUSIC S S A A A A A S
DOLBY Surround
DOLBY DIGITAL A A A A A D D A

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DOLBY PLg CINEMA S S A A A A A D
DOLBY PLg MUSIC S S A A A A A S
DOLBY PLg GAME S S A A A A A S
DOLBY PRO LOGIC S S A A A A A S
DIRECT
DIRECT S S A S S S S S
DSP SIMULATION
5CH STEREO S S A S S S S S

Information
ROCK ARENA S S A S S S S S
JAZZ CLUB S S A S S S S S
MONO MOVIE S S A S S S S S
VIDEO GAME S S A S S S S S
MATRIX S S A S S S S S

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VIRTUAL S S A S S S S S
STEREO
STEREO D D A S S S S S

D : Mode selectable in initial status


S : Selectable mode

Specifications
A : Non-selectable mode

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Getting Started Connections

Troubleshooting
If a problem should arise, first check the following: Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page
1. Are the connections correct?
Power switches • Use speakers having impedance • Please use speakers which have 9
2. Is the set being operated as described in the owner’s manual?
off suddenly while less than that specified. the specified impedance.
3. Are the other components operating properly?
you are using the • If speaker cable core wires touch • Unplug the power cord, then 9
If this unit does not operate properly, check the items listed in the table below. Should the problem persist,
AVR-1509, the each other or the core wires after twisting the core wires
there may be a malfunction.
power indicator become disconnected from their together tightly again, or effecting
In this case, disconnect the power immediately and contact your store of purchase.
will flash red terminals, the protection circuit termination treatments etc,
Setup

GGeneralH at intervals of will be activated in the event of please reconnect once again.
Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page approximately 0.5 core wires coming into contact
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seconds. with the AVR-1509 rear panel.


Set does not • External noise or interference is • Reset the microprocessor. 37
operate properly. causing the set to malfunction. Even applying • The AVR-1509 amplifier circuit • Switch off the power and please –
power, the power has failed. contact the DENON service
Power does not • Connection of the power cord is • Check the insertion of the power 14
display flashes adviser.
turn on, or turns faulty. cord plug.
red at intervals of
off directly after it
approximately 0.5
was turned on.
seconds.
No sound is • Connection with the input • Check the connections. 8 ~ 14
produced from devices or connection of the GRemote Control UnitH
speakers. speaker cables is faulty.
Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page
Information

• Device you want to play and set • Select an appropriate input 30


input source do not match. source. Set does not work • Batteries are worn. • Replace with new batteries. 3
• Master volume is turned too • Adjust the master volume to an 31 properly when • You are operating outside of the • Operate within the specified 3
low. appropriate level. remote control specified range. range.
• Mute mode is set. • Cancel the mute mode. 31 unit operated. • Obstacle between main unit and • Remove the obstacle. 3
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• Headphones are connected. • Disconnect the headphones. 31 remote control unit.


• No digital signals are being • Select an input source for which 21 • The batteries are not inserted in • Insert the batteries in the 3
input. the digital input setting has been the proper direction, as indicated proper direction, following the
made. by the polarity marks in the polarity marks in the battery
• The connectors to which the • Set the input mode. 30 battery compartment. compartment.
digital inputs are assigned and • The set’s remote control sensor • Move the set to a place in which 3
Specifications

the settable input modes do not is exposed to strong light (direct the remote control sensor will
match. sunlight, inverter type fluorescent not be exposed to strong light.
Display is off. • The Dimmer setting is set to • Set to something other than 31 bulb light, etc.).
“OFF”. “OFF”. • The remote ID of the main unit • Set “Remote ID” for the main 23
“DOLBY DIGITAL” • DVD player’s digital audio output • Check the DVD player’s audio – and remote control unit do not unit to “1”.
indicator does not setting is not proper. output setting. For details, read match.
appear on display. the DVD player’s operating • The SOURCE CONTROL switches • Set the SOURCE CONTROL 31, 33, 34
instructions. are not set in the correct switches to the correct positions 38 ~ 40
positions. according the operation you are
Power switches • The protection circuit will be • Please switch off power at once, 9
applying.
off suddenly activated depending upon the and re-apply the power after
while you are temperature rise in the internal the body temperature has fallen
using the AVR- parts of the unit. sufficiently.
1509, the power • Please re-install AVR-1509 in a –
indicator will flash place having good ventilation.
in red at intervals
of approximately
2 seconds.

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GAudioH GHDMIH

Getting Started Connections


Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page
No sound is • You are playing a monaural • The mode is set to something 24 HDMI audio • The audio signal input to the 9, 11
produced from source (TV, AM radio broadcast, other than “STANDARD” (Dolby/ signals are not HDMI input connector cannot be
center speaker. etc.) in the “STANDARD” (Dolby/ DTS Surround). output from played on the AVR-1509. Input

DTS Surround) mode. speakers. the audio signal to the digital
No sound • The surround mode is set to • Set to a surround playback 24 audio input connector or analog
is produced “STEREO” or “DIRECT”. mode. audio input connector.
from surround No picture • The connections to the HDMI • Check the connections. 9, 11
speakers. appears connectors are faulty.
No sound is • Subwoofer’s power not turned • Turn on the subwoofer’s power. – with HDMI • HDMI input setting is improper. • Check the HDMI input setting. 21

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produced from on. connections. • The HDMI format of the player • Match the HDMI format of the 9, 11
subwoofer. • The “Subwoofer” setting at • Set to “Yes”. 19 and monitor do not match. player and monitor.
“Speaker Configuration” is set to No sound is • HDMI input setting is improper. • Check the HDMI input setting. 21

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“No”. output from
• The subwoofer is not properly • Check the connections. 8 the monitor
connected. connected
• The subwoofer’s volume is • Adjust the subwoofer’s volume 36 with HDMI
turned off. to an appropriate level. connections.
No test tones are • Surround mode not set to • Set to the “STANDARD”(Dolby/ 24
produced when “ S TA N D A R D ” ( D o l b y / D T S DTS Surround) mode. GiPodH
remote control Surround).
Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page
unit’s TEST button
iPod cannot be • The input source assigned to • Switch to the input source 21

Information
is pressed.
played. control dock for iPod is not assigned at control dock for
DTS sound is not • DVD player’s audio output setting • Set the DVD player. For details, –
selected. iPod.
output. is not set to bitstream. refer to the DVD player’s
• Cable is not properly connected. • Reconnect. 11
operating instructions.
• Control dock for iPod’s AC • Plug the control dock for iPod’s –
• DVD player is not compatible • Use a DTS-compatible player. –

Troubleshooting
adapter is not connected to AC adapter into a power outlet.
with DTS sound playback.
power outlet.
• The AVR-1509’s “Input Mode” • Set to the “Auto” or “DTS” 30
setting is set to other than mode.
“DTS”.

GVideoH

Specifications
Symptom Cause Countermeasure Page
No picture • The connections between the • Check the connections. 9 ~ 12
appears. AVR-1509 and monitor are faulty.
• The monitor’s input setting is • Set properly. –
wrong.
• The player is connected using the • In the case of a player which –
component input connectors, the is connected to component
monitor is connected using the terminals, if the monitor is not
video (yellow) or S-Video output connected to the component
connectors. terminals, the image will not
appear. Check the connections.
DVDs cannot be • This is not a malfunction. Most –
copied on a VCR. movie software includes copy

prevention signals and cannot be
copied.

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Specifications
n Audio section n Tuner section [FM] [AM]
• Power amplifier (note: µV at 75 Ω/ohms, 0 dBf = 1 x 10-15 W)
Rated output: Front (A, B): Receiving Range: 87.5 MHz ~ 108.0 MHz 522 kHz ~ 1611 kHz
75 W + 75 W (8 Ω/ohms, 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz with 0.08 % T.H.D.) Usable Sensitivity: 1.0 µV (11.2 dBf) 18 µV
110 W + 110 W (6 Ω/ohms, 1 kHz with 0.7 % T.H.D.) 50 dB Quieting Sensitivity: MONO 1.6 µV (15.3 dBf)
Center: STEREO 23 µV (38.5 dBf)
75 W (8 Ω/ohms, 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz with 0.08 % T.H.D.) S/N (IHF-A): MONO 77 dB
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110 W (6 Ω/ohms, 1 kHz with 0.7 % T.H.D.) STEREO 72 dB


Surround: Total harmonic Distortion (at 1 kHz): MONO 0.15 %
75 W + 75 W (8 Ω/ohms, 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz with 0.08 % T.H.D.) STEREO 0.3 %
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110 W + 110 W (6 Ω/ohms, 1 kHz with 0.7 % T.H.D.)


Output connectors: Front: A or B 6 ~ 16 Ω/ohms n General
A + B 12 ~ 16 Ω/ohms Power supply: AC 230 V, 50 Hz
Center, Surround: 6 ~ 16 Ω/ohms Power consumption: 360 W
• Analog 0.3 W (Standby)
Input sensitivity / Input impedance: 200 mV / 47 kΩ/kohms Maximum external dimensions: 434 (W) x 171 (H) x 377 (D) mm
Frequency response: 10 Hz ~ 100 kHz — +1, –3 dB (DIRECT mode) Weight: 10.7 kg
S/N: 98 dB (IHF-A weighted, DIRECT mode)
n Remote control unit (RC-1104)
n Video section Batteries: R6/AA Type (two batteries)
• Standard video connectors Maximum external dimensions: 52 (W) x 243 (H) x 21 (D) mm
Weight: 184 g (including batteries)
Information

Input / output level and impedance: 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω/ohms


Frequency response: 5 Hz ~ 10 MHz — +1, –3 dB
• S-Video connectors z For purposes of improvement, specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
Input / output level and impedance: Y (brightness) signal — 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω/ohms
C (color) signal — 0.3 (PAL) / 0.286 (NTSC) Vp-p, 75 Ω/ohms
Frequency response: 5 Hz ~ 10 MHz — +1, –3 dB
Troubleshooting

• Color component video connectors


Input / output level and impedance: Y (brightness) signal — 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω/ohms
PB / CB signal — 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω/ohms
PR / CR signal — 0.7 Vp-p, 75 Ω/ohms
Frequency response: 5 Hz ~30 MHz — +0, –3 dB
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List of preset codes / Liste von voreingestellten Codes / Liste de codes préréglés / Lista dei codici pre-regolati /
Lista de códigos pre-ajustados / Lijst van vooringestelde codes / Förteckning över förinställda koder
006, 049, 073, 080, 087, 090, Multitech 007, 009, 011, 087, 090, 094 Teac 004, 009, 026, 094 027, 029, 039, 048, 049, 054,
Blu-Ray Disc Player / DVD Player Curtis Mathes 092 D Daewoo 055, 106, 107, 137
N NAD 038 Technics 024, 049
A Aiwa 009 Cybernex 087
004, 005, 006, 018, 026, 029, TMK 087, 092
Daytron 003, 049
NEC
D Denon 014, [111]z, 121 D Daewoo 025, 055, 059, 074, 089, 093,
095, 096
045, 061, 062, 085 013, 017, 020, 041, 059, 089,
Dimensia 044
Toshiba
H Hitachi 010
Daytron 025, 055
Nikko 088 098, 099, 117 Dixi 007, 015, 027
J JVC 006, 011
DBX 005, 085
Noblex 087 Totevision 007, 087, 088 E Electroband 046
K Konka 012, 013
Dumont 053
O Optimus 081, 088 U Unirech 087 Electrohome 029, 056, 057, 058, 147
M Magnavox 005
Dynatech 009
Optonica 021 V Vecrtor Research 005, 062, 085, 089, 090 Elta 027
024, 049, 064, 066, 067, 068, Victor 005, 045, 046, 085 029, 051, 059, 060, 061, 062,
Mitsubishi 004
E Electrohome 001, 088, 097 P Panasonic 069, 107 Emerson 118, 123, 124, 139, 148
P Panasonic 014
Electrophonic 088 Perdio 009
Video Concepts 005, 027, 085, 089, 090
Envision 038
Philips 005, 015, 016, 017 Videosonic 007, 087
001, 009, 017, 027, 086, 088, Pentax 009, 013, 023, 058, 090 Etron 027
013, 021, 023, 087, 088, 089,
Pioneer 003, 008 Emerson 089, 092, 093, 097, 100, 101,
102, 103, 104, 117 Philco 015, 016, 049 W Wards 091, 094, 097, 118, 119, 120 F Fisher 014, 021, 063, 064, 065, 118
S Sanyo 018
009, 028, 031, 053, 054, 091, Philips 015, 021, 042, 049, 105 X XR-1000 094 Formenti 155
Sony 002, 019, 020 F Fisher 099, 115 Pilot 088 Y Yamaha 004, 005, 006, 026, 062, 085 Fortress 012
T Toshiba 001, 021, 022
G GE 007, 011, 049, 050, 051, 052, 005, 013, 029, 036, 037, 038, Z Zenith 060, 078, 079 Fujitsu 004, 062
073, 080, 087 Pioneer
Z Zenith 023
Go Video 047, 048
045, 085
Funai 004, 062
Portland 025, 055, 090
Goldstar 000, 006, 012, 062, 088 Futuretech 004
Proscan 063, 080 Television
VDP Gradiente 094 Pulsar 060 G GE 020, 036, 037, 040, 044, 058,
A Admiral 045, 121 066, 088, 119, 120, 125, 147
D Denon 028, 029, 112 Grundig 042
Q Quartz 033 Adventura 122 000, 015, 029, 031, 039, 048,
M Magnavox 026 H Harley Davidson 094 Quasar 034, 035, 049 Aiko 054
Goldstar 051, 056, 057, 067, 068, 069,
116
Mitsubishi 028 Harman Kardon 040, 062 001, 002, 021, 081, 087, 088,
R Radio Shack 091, 094, 097, 098, 115
Akai 016, 027, 046 Grundy 062
P Panasonic 029, 030 Hi-Q 091
Alleron 062 029, 031, 051, 052, 070, 111,
Philips 026 Hitachi 009, 013, 023, 026, 058, Radix 088 H Hitachi 112, 113, 124, [134]*
[108]z, 109, 110, 111 Randex 088 A-Mark 007
Pioneer 028, 031 Hitachi Pay TV 151
004, 005, 007, 023, 028, 049, Amtron 061
R RCA 032 J JC Penny 062, 085, 087, 088 RCA 007, 013, 019, 023, 058, 063,
I Infinity 017, 071
064, 065, 073, 080, 082, 087 Anam 006, 007, 036
S Sony 033, 034, 035, 036 Jensen 013, 026 009, 021, 031, 033, 049, 053,
Anam National 061, 147
J Janeil 122
004, 005, 006, 026, 029, 043, Realistic 081, 087, 088, 091, 094, 097, JBL 017, 071
JVC 003, 007, 033, 038, 039, 047,
044, 045, 046, 085 098 AOC 020, 034, 039, 040, 041, 044,
048, 049, 133
VCR K Kenwood 004, 005, 006, 026, 029, 033,
045, 085, 090
Ricoh 055
Archer 007
JC Penny 048, 050, 058, 066, 069, 076,
S Salora 033, 041 088, 090, 095, 125, 136, 159
A Admiral 081 Kodak 088
007, 011, 051, 059, 070, 083, Audiovox 007, 061 JCB 046
Aiko 095 L Samsung
Lloyd 009, 094 087, 089, 113 B Bauer 155
JVC 019, 051, 052, 072, 073, 091,
Aiwa 009 LXI 088 Sanky 081 Belcor 047 117, 126
Akai 026, 027, 070, 072, 082, 083,
M Magnavox 015, 016, 042, 049, 063, 106 Sansui 005, 026, 029, 045, 061, 085, Bell & Howell 045, 118 K Kawasho 018, 046
084 114 Kenwood 038, 056, 057
Alba 055 Magnin 087 Bradford 061
032, 033, 053, 087, 091, 115, Kloss 010, 032
004, 005, 006, 015, 042, 049, Sanyo
Amstrad 009 Marantz 116 Brockwood 003, 047
085, 090 Kloss Novabeam 005, 122, 127, 131
SBR 042 003, 030, 031, 032, 038, 047,
ASA 042 Marta 088 C Candle 049, 050, 122 KTV 074, 123
Scott 017, 020, 086, 089, 093, 117
Asha 087 MEI 049
Sears 013, 023, 028, 031, 033, 053, Capehart 003 L Loewe 071
Audio Dynamic 005, 085 009, 033, 049, 053, 060, 081, 054, 088, 091, 098, 099, 115 Celebrity 046
Memorex logik 144
Audiovox 088 087, 088, 091, 094, 115
Sentra 055 Circuit City 003 Luxman 031
Metz 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128
Beaumark 087 Sharp 001, 002, 021, 097 029, 030, 031, 032, 034, 038, 008, 014, 017, 024, 040, 044,
MGA 001, 017, 027, 041, 097 Citizen 047, 049, 050, 054, 061, 095, LXI 063, 071, 075, 076, 077,
Broksonic 086, 093 Shogun 087
MGN Technology 087 122, 123 118, 125
C Calix 088
Sony 075, 076, 077, 078, 079, 121,
Concerto 031, 047, 049 005, 010, 017, 030, 033, 038,
Midland 011 122
Candle 006, 087, 088, 089, 090 050, 056, 071, 078, 079, 085,
Canon 049, 057
Minolta 013, 023 STS 023 Colortyme 003, 047, 049, 135 M Magnavox 089, 108, 109, 110, 127, 131,
001, 003, 008, 013, 014, 017, 009, 015, 016, 017, 041, 049, Contec 013, 051, 052, 061 132, 145
Capehart 025, 055, 056, 071 Sylvania
Mitsubishi 027, 029, 039, 040, 041, 045, 094 Cony 051, 052, 061 Marantz 015, 017, 071, 080
Carver 015 097 Symphonic 009, 094 Craig 004, 061 Matsui 027
Motorola 081
CCE 095 T Tandy 009 Crown 029 Memorex 014, 027, 045, 083, 118, 144
006, 007, 087, 088, 089, 090, 001, 002, 007, 009, 049, 063,
Citizen Montgomery Ward Tashiko 009, 088 029, 034, 038, 044, 047, 049,
095 081, 115, 117 Curtis Mathes Metz 160, 161, 162, 163
MTC 009, 087, 094 Tatung 004, 026, 030 053, 095, 118
Craig 007, 087, 088, 091, 115

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001, 039, 048, 056, 057, 058, Squareview 004 Stargate 014 Kenwood 011, 012, 013, 014, 017
MGA 065, 081, 083
Midland 125
Supre-Macy 032, 122 T Teleview 014 M Magnavox 006, 015, 035
Supreme 046 Tocom 007, 016 Marantz 016, 028, 035
Minutz 066
005, 010, 017, 030, 078, 079, TV86 019 MCS 016, 024
001, 016, 039, 048, 056, 057, Sylvania 085, 089, 101, 127, 131, 132,
Mitsubishi 058, 065, 081, 082, 083, 105 145, 155 U Unika 011 O Onkyo 025, 027
Montgomery Ward 011, 020, 144, 145, 146 Symphonic 004, 148 United Artists 006 Optimus 017, 020, 021, 022, 023
Motorola 121, 147 T Tandy 012, 121 Universal 010, 011 P Philips 014, 032, 033, 035
MTC 031, 034, 039, 048, 095 Tatung 036, 124 V Viewstar 018, 019 Pioneer 006, 022, 030
N NAD 008, 075, 076, 128 Technics 037 Z Zenith 027, 028 S Sears 006
National 002, 036, 061, 147 001, 030, 032, 034, 052, 054, Sony 023, 031
Teknika
National Quenties 002 078, 083, 095, 144, 156, 157 T Teac 002, 009, 028
031, 038, 039, 048, 057, 084, Tera 035, 129 Satellite Receiver Technics 016, 029, 036
NEC 086, 135, 147 THOMSON 165, 166 A Alphastar 054
W Wards 035, 037
Nikko 054 008, 014, 034, 063, 075, 076, C Chaparrali 035, 036
NTC 054
Toshiba 095, 097, 136, 158, 159 Y Yamaha 038, 039, 040, 041
U Universal 020, 066, 088
D Dishnet 053
Z Zenith 042
O Optimus 128 Drake 037, 038
Optonica 011, 012, 093, 121 V Victor 019, 073, 126
Video Concepts 016
E Echostar Dish 062, 066
Orion 004, 139 G GE 048, 055, 056 DVD preset codes
002, 009, 017, 036, 037, 071, Viking 032, 122 DVD-Voreinstellungscodes
P Panasonic 141, 143, 147 005, 045, 066, 078, 085, 088,
General Instruments 039, 040, 041
Codes préréglés DVD 111
005, 010, 030, 050, 051, 056, W Wards 089, 093, 102, 103, 131, Grundig 070, 071, 072, 073
Codici di preselezione DVD (default / standard / défaut / default / 014
132, 148
Philco 079, 085, 127, 131, 132, H Hitachi 058, 059 Códigos de preajuste de DVD prederminado / standaard / standard)
145, 147 Z Zenith 042, 114, 115, 140, 144, 149
Hughes Networkr 063, 064, 065, 069 DVD-voorkeuzecodes
005, 015, 017, 050, 051, 056, Zonda 007
Philips 078, 087, 088, 089, 131, J JVC 057 Förinställda DVD-koder
132, 147
Pioneer 124, 128, 142
K Kathrein 074, 075, 076, 083 e
Portland 054
Cable M Magnavoxl 060 Model No. DVD-900 DVD-1910 DVD-2930 DVD-800
Price Club 095 A ABC 006, [007]*, 008, 009 N Nokia 070, 080, 084, 085, 086 Modellnr DVD-700 DVD-1920 DVD-3800 DVD-1600

Proscan 040, 044, 125 Archer 010, 011 P Philips 060 Modéle numéro DVD-1000 DVD-1930 DVD-3910 DVD-2000
Primestar 051 Modello No DVD-1400 DVD-1940 DVD-3930 DVD-2500
Proton 035, 051, 092, 129 C Century 011
Nº de modelo DVD-1500 DVD-2200 DVD-A11 DVD-3000
Citizen 011 Proscan 048, 055, 056
Pulsar 042 Modelnr DVD-1710 DVD-2800 DVD-A1XV DVD-3300
Colour Voice 012, 013 R RCA 048, 055, 056, 068
Q Quasar 036, 037, 074, 141
Realistic 042
Modellnr DVD-1720 DVD-2800g DVD-A1
Comtronic 014
R Radio Shack 011, 044, 063, 093, 118
S Sierra I 036
DVD-1730 DVD-2900 DVD-2500BT
RCA 040, 044, 125, 130, 137, E Eastern 015 DVD-1740 DVD-2910 DVD-3800BD
Sierra g 036
151, 152 G Garrard 011
Realistic 014, 063, 093, 118 Gemini 030, 033, 034 Sierra III 036 [ ]z: Preset codes set upon shipment from the factory.
S Saisho 027 General Instrument 030, 031, 032 Sony 049, 067 [ ]z: Sie Voreinstellungscodes wurden vor der Auslieferung werkseitig eingestellt.
003, 015, 034, 053, 055, 057, STS1 043 [ ]z: Les codes préréglés diffèrent en fonctiom des livraison de l’usine.
Samsung 094, 095, 136, 153 H Hytex 006
STS2 044 [ ]z: I codici di presettaggio sono impostati in fabbrica prima della consegna.
Sansui 139 J Jasco 011
Jerrold 009, 016, 017, 026, 032 STS3 045 [ ]z: Los códigos vienen preprogramados de fábrica.
013, 014, 021, 022, 063, 064,
Sanyo SRS4 046 [ ]z: Vooringestelde codes bij hey verlaten van de fabriek.
081, 096 M Magnavox 018
SBR 015 Movie Time 019 T Technisat 077, 078, 079, 081, 082 [ ]z: Förinställda koder har ställts in vid transporten från fabriken.
Schneider 015 Toshiba 047, 050
N NSC 019
Scott 062 Uniden 061
O Oak 000, 006, 020
008, 014, 021, 022, 023, 024,
025, 040, 052, 057, 062, 063, P Panasonic 001, 005
Sears 064, 065, 073, 075, 076, 097,
098, 125, 159
Philips 011, 012, 013, 018, 021 CD Player
Pioneer 002, 003, 022
011, 012, 013, 026, 093, 099, A Aiwa 001, 035, 043
Sharp 100, 104, 121 R RCA 029
B Burmster 002
Siemens 013 Regency 015
C Carvery 003, 035
Signature 045, 144 S Samsung 014, 023
D Denon [111]*, 044
Simpson 050 Scientific Atlanta 004, 024, 025
E Emerson 004, 005, 006, 007
Sony 043, 046, 138, 146, 150 Signal 014
F Fisher 003, 008, 009, 010
Soundesign 030, 050, 062 SL Marx 014
J JVC 018, 019
Spectricon 007, 033 Starcom 009

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