Pioneer VSX-43 Owner's Manual

Pioneer VSX-43 Manual

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  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    AV Receiver VSX-43 Register your product on http://www.pioneerelectronics.com (US) http://www.pioneerelectronics.ca (Canada) • Protect your new... us continue to design products that meet your needs. • Receive a free Pioneer newsletter Registered customers can opt in to receive ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... by one or more of the following measures: - Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. - Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. - ... the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near ... ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 8) Do not install near any.... 14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Contents Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know... using the Auto MCACC setup ...24 Playing a source ...Selecting the audio input signal ...Playing an iPod ...Playing back...40 40 41 41 42 42 42 42 43 43 44 44 44 45 45 46 ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...remote control settings ...Controls for TVs ...Controls for other components ...Preset Code List ... 11 Additional information Troubleshooting ...General ...NETWORK feature...HDMI ...Important information regarding the HDMI connection ...Windows 7 ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... that you've received the following supplied accessories: • Setup microphone • Remote control • AAA ... only) • These operating instructions (CD-ROM) Flow of settings on the receiver The unit is a full-... the video input on your TV to this receiver. Check the manual that came with the TV if you ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Auto MCACC setup (page 23). Lights when an iPod/iPhone/iPad is connected and iPod/USB input is selected (page 27). Receives the signals from the remote control (see Operating range of remote control on page 10). 14 Listening mode buttons ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... is detected. NEO:6 - When one of the NEO:6 modes of the receiver is on, this lights to indicate NEO:6 processing (page ... iPad DIRECT CONTROL 17 iPod/iPhone/iPad terminals Change the receiver's input... - Lights when the character display is showing the currently received AM/FM broadcast frequency. 29...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... Remote control 1 2 3 4 RECEIVER SLEEP SOURCE RECEIVER INPUT Controls and displays • The following ... between standby and on. 3 5 Switches the remote to control the receiver (used to select the white commands ...iPod CTRL - Switches between the iPod controls and the receiver controls (page 27). Use...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... may not work properly if: • There are obstacles between the remote control and the receiver's remote sensor. • Direct sunlight or fluorescent light is shining onto the remote sensor. • The receiver is located near a device that is emitting infrared rays. • The ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... to the B speaker terminals to listen to stereo playback in another room. See Switching the speaker terminal on page 15 for the listening options with this setup. • You will not be able to connect the B speakers if you connect the front height speakers in the main zone. Further, if you use the B ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... shocks such as earthquakes. Connecting the speakers The receiver will work with just two stereo speakers (... three speakers is recommended, and a complete setup is best for surround sound. Make sure ... sure the positive and negative (+/-) terminals on the receiver match those on the speakers. You can ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    2 CAUTION • These speaker terminals carry HAZARDOUS LIVE voltage. To prevent the risk of electric shock when connecting or disconnecting the speaker cables, disconnect the power cord before touching any uninsulated parts. • Make sure that all the bare speaker wire is twisted together and ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    2 Front Bi-Amp connection Front right Hight Hight Connecting your equipment Front left 4 7 62 Center Low Low Front height left Front height right Subwoofer Surround right Surround left 14
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI®) technology. This receiver supports the functions described below through ... connecting the player and the TV via this receiver, for both connections, use HDMI cables... from your TV (no sound will be heard from this receiver). • If the video signal does not...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... RCA video cable for coaxial digital connections. About video outputs connection This receiver is not loaded with a video converter. When you use HDMI cables for ... cables or optical cables should be used to connect digital components to this receiver. Coaxial digital audio cable COA XIA IN L Green ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...listen to the sound of the TV over this receiver. - If the TV does not support the HDMI Audio ..., connect the receiver and TV with audio cables (as shown). - If the TV supports the HDMI ...see HDMI Setup on page 55). Note • In order to listen to the audio from the TV that is connected to this receiver ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... output settings. Please refer to the operating instructions supplied with your player for more information. Important • When the receiver and TV are .... In order to listen to the audio from the source component that is connected to this receiver using an optical cable or a coaxial cable, first, ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    2 Connecting optional Bluetooth® ADAPTER When the Bluetooth ADAPTER (Pioneer Model No. AS-BT100 or AS-BT200) is connected to this unit, a...LAN cable (sold separately) Bluetooth® ADAPTER Connect the LAN terminal on this receiver to the LAN terminal on your router (with or without the built-in DHCP ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... if direct light from a strong fluorescent lamp is shining on the IR receiver remote sensor window. • Note that other manufacturers may not use...the IR IN jack on the rear of this receiver. For more information on connecting the IR receiver, see the Installation Instructions for the IR Receiver. 20
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...enjoyed on a TV that is connected to the receiver. • The iPod cable is not included with this receiver. The optional iPod cable from Pioneer is sold separately ... can be connected to the receiver. For details on supported models and versions of the respective products, see Playing an iPod on page 27...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... quality multi-channel audio, and photos etc., with charge the battery on the receiver. Use the MHL cable (sold separately) to connect the ...while. When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer for a replacement. • The receiver should be disconnected by ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... 2 Switch receiver to the TV through the corresponding HDMI cable. and the microphone. the microphone to the MCACC SETUP MIC .... If you cancel the Auto MCACC setup at any time, the receiver automatically exits and no ... HOME MENU button. RECEIVER PRESET RECEIVER INPUT HOME MENU PTY iPod CTRL TUNE ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... switch off the TV when doing the Auto MCACC setup. receiver outputs test tones to determine ... Return A progress report is displayed on-screen while the receiver outputs more test tones to determine the optimum receiver settings for channel level, speaker distance, X.Over, and Acoustic Calibration ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... CLR PRESET PRESET ENTER RECEIVER HOME MENU PTY iPod CTRL TUNE BAND RETURN... you have one), then the receiver (press RECEIVER). • Make sure the setup microphone is disconnected....remote control. To operate the receiver, first press RECEIVER on the remote control, then press the appropriate ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... can only play back Dolby Digital, PCM (32 kHz to 96 kHz)... DTS signals. For more details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with your DVD player....TV input) Other than TV input RECEIVER SIGNAL SEL 3 O1 TUNER Audio ... Reassignable (page 51) CD TV RECEIVER SIGNAL SEL 3 A ANALOG IN1 audio ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    4 Playing an iPod This receiver has the iPod iPhone iPad USB terminal that will allow you ... on the website of Pioneer to your iPod/iPhone/iPad may result in incompatibility with this receiver. • iPod, ... This receiver's remote control buttons can be used for basic playback of files stored on an iPod....
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... iPod iPhone iPad DIRECT CONTROL on the front panel to enable iPod operations on the iPod. on the receiver and your TV. 1 Switch See ... 6 9 DISP CH CH SHIFT iPod/USB on the remote control to switch the 3 Press receiver to the iPod/USB input. When the display shows the names of folders and files, you...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... Pro, Lossless, Voice. c. Uncompressed FLAC files are not supported. Pioneer does not guarantee playback. WAV (LPCM) .wav Sampling frequency 32 kHz, 44... (aacPlus v1/2)) About playable file formats The USB function of this receiver supports the following file formats. Note that some...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...an MHL-compatible device on page 22. HDMI/MHL on the remote control to switch the 2 Press receiver to the MHL. and play the desired... there is no need to performing the pairing operation below. This receiver Remote control operation Wireless music play When the Bluetooth ADAPTER (Pioneer Model No. ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... repeatedly to select S.R AIR. RECEIVER then press AIR JAM Air Jam - a Pioneer-exclusive ... Jam, access our website. http://pioneer.jp/support/soft/iapp_airjam/en.html The Bluetooth® ... contents stored in Bluetooth 3 wireless technology device. This receiver's remote control buttons can be used for ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... cannot be used while an iPod is connected to this receiver. • With this receiver, when an iPod is connected or disconnected while ... ENTER PRESET ENTER RECEIVER INPUT HOME MENU PTY iPod CTRL T U NE... station because the signal is weak, set the receiver to the mono reception mode. BAND to select...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    .... PRESET / to select the station preset you  Press want. Basic playback 4 7 62 • You can also use the number buttons on the remote control to recall the station preset. Naming preset stations For easier identification, you can name all of your preset stations. the station preset you ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...No No Yes - - Choosing the listening mode This receiver offers a variety of listening modes to accommodate... SURR Two channel sources Using this receiver, you can listen to any source... listening option is the AUTO SURROUND feature. With this, the receiver automatically detects what kind of source you...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... jagged artifacts left over after compression. 1 RECEIVER SLEEP SOURCE Note • In modes that give 6.1 ... DISP CH CH SHIFT 4 7 INPUT CLR RECEIVER ADVANCED GAME Suitable for video games. ... to switch the  Press S.RTV (Sound Retriever) ON or OFF. RECEIVER Using Stream Direct Note • The Sound ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...function is added are output from the surround back speakers. 1 RECEIVER SLEEP SOURCE 4 7 62 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 ENTER DISP CH CH SHIFT 4 RECEIVER INPUT CLR 7 Press , then press SB CH ...back channel processing You can have the receiver automatically use 6.1 or 7.1 decoding for 6.1 encoded sources...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...to turn this function on, perform steps 1 and Switch the receiver into standby. MUTE HOME MENU PTY iPod CTRL T U NE M/L OFF MIDNIGHT LOUDNESS OFFc ON BAND RETURN RECEIVER 2 again. • When set to ON, the panel lights (Up Mix) indicator on the front ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Specifies the routing of the HDMI audio signal out of this receiver (AMP) or through to a TV (THRU). When THRU is selected, no sound is output from this receiver. The HDMI Audio setting cannot be switched while ... to OFF and adjust the delay time manually. For more details about the lip-sync feature ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    .... • Besides a PC, you can also play back audio files stored on your... to the PC. If not, please authorize this receiver manually on the PC. The authorization (or permission) method... being connected. For more information on authorizing this receiver, refer to the instruction manual of your server. 39...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    6 About HTC Connect This receiver features "HTC Connect", a simple way to enjoy music content from your HTC ... HTC Connect. The HTC Connect-compatible smartphones, Please check Pioneer website for up to date information about compatible devices and audio format support. http://www.pioneerelectronics....
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... Registering broadcast stations not on the vTuner list from the special Pioneer site With the receiver, broadcast stations not included on the ... the access code required for registration on the receiver, use this access code to access the special Pioneer Internet radio site and register the desired ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... functions (page 43). Language - Language can be set the NETWORK function OSD screen (page 43). Firmware Update - Use to update the receiver's firmware and check the version (page 43). Factory Reset - Use to reset all network connection settings to their initial, ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... Update Use this procedure to update the receiver's firmware. If an update file does not exist in the Pioneer's website, updating the firmware for the receiver is not necessary. Updating via a USB memory device is performed by downloading the update file ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    6 'Firmware Update' from the Network Setup 1 Select menu. The receiver checks whether the USB memory device inserted into the USB port on the receiver's front panel contains updatable firmware. Playback with NETWORK features Network setting using Safari browser Friendly Name setting ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... receiver. • Release ID - Check the firmware version of this receiver. 'System Info' from the Network Setup menu. 1 Select Display the setting status of the ... the Network Setup menu. b Start. 4 Press The firmware update prepare screen is displayed. If the screen does not switch ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... RISK, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. PIONEER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,..., HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, AND PIONEER DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING... OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL PIONEER'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... the setting of such software, network connection may be blocked. Pioneer is not responsible for any malfunction of the player and/or the ... more detail about vTuner, visit the following website: http://www.radio-pioneer.com "This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of NEMS ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    6 About playable file formats The NETWORK feature of this receiver supports the following file formats. Note that some ..., Pro, Lossless, Voice. c. Uncompressed FLAC files are not supported. Pioneer does not guarantee playback. WMA (WMA2/7/8/9) .wmab Sampling frequency Quantization bitrate Channel ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...S e tu p 8 . S p e a k e r S y s te m 9 . 1 2 V Tri gg e r 1 0 . O S D S e tu p Manual speaker setup This receiver allows you to make detailed settings to optimize the surround sound performance. ... PRESET RECEIVER SLEEP SOURCE ENTER RECEIVER INPUT HOME MENU PTY iPod CTRL TUNE BAND ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...re finished, press RETURN. 4 When You return to the Manual SP Setup menu. Note • If you ... output at high volume. 4 7 62 1 Select 'Manual SP Setup' from the Home Menu. 2 Select 'Channel ... moves from speaker to speaker automatically. 1 Select 'Manual SP Setup' from the Home Menu. 2 Select 'X.Over' ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...You can change the channel levels at any time by press RECEIVER , then press CH SELECT and LEV +/- on the remote control. You can...you have connected the audio from the component to the corresponding inputs on the rear of the receiver. 1 Select 'Input Assign' from the Home Menu. 2 Select...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...Down menu Set to automatically turn off the receiver after a specified time has passed ...OFF • OFF - The AirPlay function cannot be used when the receiver is in the standby mode (This lets you reduce ...used even when the receiver is in the standby mode. Re tu rn 2 Choose ON or OFF for the MHL Setup....
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... function set here, a control signal is output from the receiver's 12 V trigger terminal, and operations such ... equipment can be achieved. Home Menu The OSD Setup menu Sets the overlay function ON/OFF. ... return to the Home Menu. 2 Choose ON or OFF for the OSD Setup. you're finished, press RETURN. ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Chapter 8 Using the MULTI-ZONE feature • When the receiver is on, make sure that any operations for the sub ... panel controls. MULTI-ZONE remote controls Press RECEIVER button on the remote control, then ... shows the possible MULTI-ZONE remote controls: Button RECEIVER 4 7 62 2 Making MULTI-...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... on this receiver. Synchronized operations below with a Control with HDMIcompatible Pioneer TV or Blu-ray Disc player are possible when... components that do not support Control with HDMI. • We only guarantee this receiver will work with Pioneer made Control with HDMI-compatible components. However,...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... is selected or when watching the TV.) • Automatic switching of inputs - The receiver's input switches automatically when the Control with HDMI-compatible ... operations The Control with HDMI-compatible component connected to the receiver operates in sync as described below. • Synchronized amp mode...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... rest of your system Selecting preset codes directly RECEIVER SLEEP Setting the remote to control other components Most components can be assigned ... or exit any of the steps by pressing RECEIVER . • After one minute of inactivity, the remote automatically exits the operation....
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... (BDR), VCR, CD-R: Button(s) SOURCE  Preset Code List You should have no problem controlling a component if you find the ... to select or adjust and navigate items on the menu screen. Selects channels.  TV Pioneer 0004 Category Preset code Manufacturer Number buttons Use to select a ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    10 TV Pioneer 0004, 0006, 0113, 0233, 0252, 0275, 0291, 0305 Admiral 0001, 0014 Adventura 0012 Aiwa ..., 2087 4 7 62 DVD If operations are not possible using the preset codes below, you may be able to conduct operations with the preset codes for the BD, DVR (BDR, HDR). Pioneer 2014, 2197, 2256 59
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... be able to conduct operations with the preset codes for the DVD, DVR (BDR, HDR). Pioneer 2034, 2192, 2255,... you may be able to conduct operations with the preset codes for the DVD, BD. Pioneer 2078, 2099, 2107, 2109,... 6073, 6072, 6122 Homecast 6024 VCR Pioneer 1053, 1108 ABS 1017 Adventura 1005 Aiwa...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... Pioneer 5063 Game X-Box 2313 CD Pioneer 5000, 5011, 5070 AKAI 5043 Asuka... 5038, 5046, 5047 AV Receiver Pioneer 5062 CD-R Pioneer 5001, 5053, 5071 ... Set Top Box (Cable/ PVR Combination) Pioneer 6029, 6325, 6328, 6329 Amino ...6029 Digeo 6081, 6058 Homecast 6024 Tuner Pioneer 5060 Laser Disc Player ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... the unit on during this time), switch the receiver back on. If the message persists, call a Pioneer authorized independent service company. ... are no stray strands.  The receiver may have a serious problem. Disconnect from the power and call a Pioneer authorized independent service company. ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... The Air Jam function cannot be used.  An iPod is connected to this receiver. Disconnect the iPod from this receiver (page 31).  Display...a volume operation is performed from the controller. In this case, adjust the volume from the receiver or remote control. 4 7 62 NETWORK feature  Cannot ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...see HDMI Setup on page 55).  Turn the TV's power on before turning on this receiver's power.... (digital is recommended) for sending audio to the receiver. See the operating instructions for more on audio connections....'ll have to switch functions on both the receiver and your display unit. • Since ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... full. AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X ... accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has ... standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... this procedure to reset all the receiver's settings to the factory default. Use the front panel controls to do this. • For instructions on resetting the ... SURR to confirm. 4 Press OK appears in the display to indicate that the receiver has been reset to the factory default settings. Important • ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...AC 120 V, 60 Hz Power Consumption ...520 W In standby ...0.1 W 0.3 W (HDMI Setup - Control : ON) Dimensions ...435 mm (W) x 168 mm (H) x 342..., set the dial and leave it there. Furnished Parts Video Section Microphone (for Auto MCACC setup) ...1 Remote control ...1 Dry cell batteries (AAA size IEC ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 212-0031, Japan PIONEER ELECTRONICS (USA) INC. P.O. BOX 1540, Long ... 90801-1540, U.S.A. TEL: (800) 421-1404 PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC. 340 Ferrier Street,..., 3202, Australia, TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho ...



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