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 a...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. VENTILATION CAUTION When ... and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that...
  • 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
    ...back your favorite songs ...The Network Setup menu ...Network Configuration ...Language ...Firmware Update ...Network setting using Safari... setting using Safari browser ...Firmware update using Safari browser...Factory Reset ...System Information ...About ... 40 41 41 42 42 42 42 43 43 44 44 44 45 45 46...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...MULTI-ZONE connections ...54 Using the MULTI-ZONE controls ...54 09 Control with HDMI function Making Control with ... ...Controls for TVs ...Controls for other components ...Preset Code List ... 11 Additional information Troubleshooting ...General ...NETWORK feature...HDMI ...Important information ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...your TV to this receiver. Check the manual that came with the TV if you don't know how to do this.  Adjusting the sound as desired • Using ...page 36) • Setting the Audio options (page 37) • Manual speaker setup (page 49)  8 Making maximum use of the remote control • Setting the remote...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Use to connect headphones. When the headphones are connected, there is no sound output from the speakers. The listening mode when the sound is ...component is connected (page 17). 13 MCACC SETUP MIC jack 4 ZONE controls 8 iPod iPhone iPad indicator 9 Remote ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... Logic IIz decoding (see Listening in surround sound on page 34 for more on this). 2PLII - Lights to ... Logic II decoding. (see Listening in surround sound on page 34 for more on this). Lights when one of... provided. Lights when the MULTI-ZONE feature is active (page 54). 23 Speaker indicators Shows ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... (MIDNIGHT, etc)). Also use this button to set up surround sound (page 49) or Audio parameters (page 37). RECEIVER TOP MENU... controls and the receiver controls (page 27). Use the arrow buttons when setting up your surround sound system (page 49). Also used to control Blu-ray Disc/DVD menus/options....
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...audio input signal of the component to play back (page 25). S.RETRIEVER - Press to restore CD quality sound to compressed ... DISP Use to set the listening volume. Mutes/unmutes the sound. Switches the display of this unit. The listening mode, sound volume, Speaker System setting or input name can be ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ..., if you use the B speakers, a 5.1 ch playback will be the maximum in the main zone. (No sound is output from the surround back speaker.) Determining the speakers' application By connecting the left and ... right front height speakers (FHL/FHR)), and the subwoofer (SW), a surround sound system up...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...help you to get the best sound from your system. • It is best to angle the speakers towards the listening ... sure that all speakers are securely installed. This not only improves sound quality, but ... is best for surround sound. Make sure you connect the speaker on the right to the right (R) terminal ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... the risk of electric shock when connecting or disconnecting the speaker cables, disconnect the power cord before ... height terminals can also be used for Speaker B. Front height setting Front height... is connected, either setting will suffice) (see The Speaker System setting on page 52). • When using...
  • 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
    ... stereo output from A- and B-speaker terminals. • SP - No sound is output from the speakers. Note • The subwoofer output... made in Speaker Setting on page 49. However, if SPB is selected above, no sound is heard from the subwoofer (the LFE channel is not downmixed). • All speaker terminals...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    2 • 3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color, 4K signal transfer and Audio Return Channel are only possible when connected to a compatible component. • HDMI format digital audio transmissions require a longer time to be recognized. Due to this, interruption in the audio may occur when switching between audio ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... required to listen to the sound of the TV over this receiver. - If the TV does not support the HDMI ...shown). - If the TV supports the HDMI Audio Return Channel function, the sound of the TV can ...not support the HDMI Audio Return Channel function, this connection is required to listen to the TV sound ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...HDMI input This diagram shows connections of a TV (with no HDMI input) and DVD player ... output settings. Please refer to the operating instructions supplied with your player for more information.... OUT This connection is required in order to listen to the sound of the TV over the receiver. Select one...
  • 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 product equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology ...is necessary to set up the network manually. For details, see The Network Setup menu on page 42. Note...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...antenna as shown below. To improve reception and sound quality, connect external antennas (see... not use the IR terminology. Refer to the manual that came with your component to check for IR.... 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
    ... enabled only when the unit's power is turned on.) • For instructions on playing the iPod, see Playing an iPod on page 27. Connecting your equipment Use a dedicated cable to ...-IL. Contact the Pioneer Customer Support division for more information on obtaining an optional iPod cable. • ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer for a replacement. • The...unit. (Recharging is enabled only when the unit's power is turned on.) • For instructions on playing the MHL-compatible device, see Playing an MHL-compatible device on page 30. 22
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Chapter 3 Basic Setup Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC) The Auto Multi... to establish the ambient noise level. Microphone the instructions on-screen. 6 Follow • Make sure the microphone... back or front height speakers are connected, and adjust the sound level to the desired level...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... excellent surround sound from your system, but it is also possible to adjust these settings manually .... You can correct the setting manually using the Speaker Setting on page 49. • The subwoofer ...(ERR) in the right side column, there may be a problem with the speaker connection. If selecting RETRY ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...If you selected the proper input source and there is still no sound, select the audio input signal for playback (see Selecting... volume of your TV so that all sound is Playing a source Here are the basic instructions for playing a source (such as a DVD disc) with your home theater system. Selecting ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... set the signal input to C1/O1 (digital). • Some DVD players don't output DTS signals. For more details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with your DVD player. Tip Basic playback • In order to enjoy the picture and/or sound from devices connected to ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... developed and tested for the software version of iPod/iPhone/iPad indicated on the website of Pioneer (http://pioneer.jp/homeav/support/ios/ na/). • Installing software versions other than indicated on the website of Pioneer to your iPod/iPhone/iPad may ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...dedicated AC adapter (supplied with the device) for USB power. If this doesn't remedy the problem, it is likely .... HOME MENU PTY iPod CTRL TUNE BAND RETURN 7 Playing back photo ... the USB interface on the front of this receiver. Important • Pioneer cannot guarantee compatibility (operation and/...
  • 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, 44.1... bit number and number of channels are played successively, they are played with no gap. FLAC .flacc Sampling frequency ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...It must be necessary that the Bluetooth wireless technology enabled device supports A2DP profiles. Important • Pioneer does not guarantee proper ... below. This receiver Remote control operation Wireless music play When the Bluetooth ADAPTER (Pioneer Model No. AS-BT100 or AS-BT200) is connected to...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    .... RECEIVER then press AIR JAM Air Jam - a Pioneer-exclusive application and available for free. Air ... Air Jam, access our website. http://pioneer.jp/support/soft/iapp_airjam/en.html The Bluetooth® word ..., Inc. and any use of such marks by PIONEER CORPORATION is under license. Other trademarks and ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... radio broadcasts using the automatic (search) and manual (step) tuning functions. Once you are... you want to listen to that station. This saves the effort of manually tuning in each time. This unit can ...found one. Repeat to search for other stations.  Manual tuning To change the frequency one step ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... / 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 want to ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...see Listening in surround sound below for more on these decoding formats). • When listening to the ADAPTER input,...any source in surround sound. However, the options available will depend on your speaker setup and... surround sound for stereo and multichannel sources. Explanatory notes No: No connected...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ..., Loudness, Phase Control, Sound Retriever and Tone functions. Listening to your system Sources are heard according to the settings made in the Manual SP Setup (speaker setting, channel level, speaker distance), as well as with dual mono ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...In a 7.1-channel surround system with surround speakers placed directly at the sides of the listening position, the surround sound of 5.1-channel sources is heard from the side. The Up Mix function mixes the sound of the surround speakers with the surround back speakers so that ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... Depending on the positions of the speakers and the sound source, in some cases it may not be possible to...channels heard from front speakers Setting the Audio options There are a number of additional sound settings ...non-PCM sources. Please select another input signal if this is a problem. OFF ON 37
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... to prevent the ultralow bass tones from distorting the sound from the speakers. The LFE is not limited when set ...LFE is limited by the respective degree. When OFF is selected, no sound is output from the LFE channel. SACD...'t have any problems using this with most SACD discs, but if the sound distorts...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... software versions for the iPod, iPhone, iPad and the software versions for iTunes that are indicated on the Pioneer website. AirPlay may not be compatible with iPod, iPhone, iPad or ... is necessary to set up the network manually. Otherwise, you cannot play back audio files stored on...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...Connect. The HTC Connect-compatible smartphones, Please check Pioneer website for up to date information about compatible devices and audio format support. http://www...., the page switches. step 2 to play back the desired song. 3 Repeat For detailed operating instructions, refer to the ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ..., use this access code to access the special Pioneer Internet radio site and register ... on the special Pioneer Internet radio site, the registered ID and password are displayed. • Reset ... the information registered on the special Pioneer Internet radio site. When reset, all the registered broadcast ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...- 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, factory-setting condition ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... the position, and ENTER to confirm your selection. 4 7 62 Firmware Update Use this procedure... it onto your computer. When downloading an update file from the Pioneer website onto your computer... to change the password, select 'Change 5 If Password'. In this case, the procedure returns to step 3. 43...
  • 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 ..., try using a different USB memory device. firmware update will start. Please wait. 4 The The OSD ... confirmed for Mac OS X 10.7 and Safari 5.1. Firmware update using Safari browser 1 Launch ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    6 Playback with NETWORK features 3 Click Firmware Update. the latest firmware on your computer (a) and 5 Browse then ... finished, press RETURN. 2 When You return to the Network Setup menu. b Start. 4 Press The firmware update prepare screen is displayed. If the screen does not switch automatically...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... OWN RISK, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. PIONEER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,... WILL CREATE ANY SUCH WARRANTY. IN NO EVENT WILL PIONEER, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS,... ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL PIONEER'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL ...
  • 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
    ... bit number and number of channels are played successively, they are played with no gap. - Gapless playback is not ..., 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
    ... effective automatic surround setup (see Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC) on page 23). • Manual SP Setup - Speaker Setting - Specify ...Automatically setting up for surround sound (MCACC) on page 23 are correct. PRESET 1 Select 'Manual SP Setup' from the...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... If you didn't connect surround speakers choose NO (the sound of the surround channels is sent to... Manual - Move the test tone manually from speaker to speaker and adjust individual channel levels. ... test tone moves from speaker to speaker automatically. 1 Select 'Manual SP Setup' from the Home Menu....
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... 'Manual SP Setup' from the Home Menu. If you selected Manual, use / to switch speakers. The 'Speaker Distance' from the ...the distance of each speaker in 0.1 feet increments. you're finished, press RETURN. 4 When You return to the Manual SP Setup menu. Component Input COMPONENT VIDEO IN1 input...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    .... Ne twork S ta ndby Network S ta ndby OFF speaker. • Height - Sound is output from front height speaker. • SP-B ...enjoyed elsewhere. • Bi-Amp - Enables higher quality playback sound through the front speakers with the connection of biamp speakers. • ZONE 2 - In a separate room (subzone) from...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... devices and equipment can be achieved. Home Menu The OSD Setup menu Sets the overlay function ON/OFF. 4 7 62 Re tu rn ON 1 Select 'OSD Setup' from the Home Menu. Home Me nu 1 . Auto...When You return to the Home Menu. 2 Choose ON or OFF for the OSD Setup. you're finished, press RETURN. 3 When...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... analog audio sources in the sub zone. • You can't use sound controls (such as the bass/treble ... set the listening volume in the sub zone. Mutes the sound or restores the sound if it has been muted ... volume also restores the sound). Press INPUT SELECTOR dial to select the source for the 3 zone you ...
  • 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 ...do not support Control with HDMI. • We only guarantee this receiver will work with Pioneer made ..., if the TV supports the HDMI Audio Return Channel function, the sound of the TV is input ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... mode is canceled if an operation that produces sound from the TV is performed from the TV's menu screen... to the TV without producing sound from the receiver, but only when a Control with HDMI-compatible component... amp mode back on, set audio to be played through the receiver from the TV's menu screen...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...operation. Clearing all the remote control settings You can clear all presets and restore the factory default settings. 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 ENTER DISP CH CH SHIFT ...or off if that component is able to be turned on directly by remote control. steps 2 through 3 to try a different code, or to...
  • 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 manufacturer in ... and navigate items on the menu screen. Selects channels.  TV Pioneer 0004 Category Preset code Manufacturer Number buttons Use ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    10 TV Pioneer 0004, 0006, 0113, 0233, 0252, 0275, 0291, 0305 Admiral 0001, 0014... 0006, 0100 Zenith 0001, 0004, 0011, 0015, 0099 Controlling the rest of your system Accurian 2092 Advent 2072 Aiwa ...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
    ...preset codes for the DVD, DVR (BDR, HDR). Pioneer 2034, 2192, 2255, 2258, 2259..., 6116 Satellite Set Top Box Pioneer 6097, 6098, 6325, 6328, 6329... operations with the preset codes for the DVD, BD. Pioneer 2078, 2099, 2107, 2109, 2144..., 6072, 6122 Homecast 6024 VCR Pioneer 1053, 1108 ABS 1017 Adventura...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...6058 Tivo 6076 Controlling the rest of your system Digital Tape Pioneer 5057 4 7 62 ...Pioneer 5063 Game X-Box 2313 CD Pioneer 5000, 5011, 5070 AKAI 5043 ...Set Top Box (Cable/ PVR Combination) Pioneer 6029, 6325, 6328, 6329 Amino... Digeo 6081, 6058 Homecast 6024 Tuner Pioneer 5060 Laser Disc Player...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... on the TV monitor is incorrect. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the TV.  No sound from subwoofer.  Make sure the subwoofer is switched on.  If the subwoofer has a... of wires. If so, re-attach the speaker wires, making sure there are no stray strands.  The ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    11  After using the Auto MCACC setup, the speaker size setting (LARGE or SMALL) ... Try using another server. Refer to the operation manual supplied with your server.  The component connected to... function of your router, or set up the network manually according to your network environment (page 52...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...the problem still persists when connecting your HDMI component directly to your monitor, please consult the component or monitor manual or contact the manufacturer for support.  No picture.  Video signals that are input from the analog video ...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... Already Exists There are no files stored in the selected folder. The license for the contents to be played back ... folder is already full. AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS ... use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance. Apple, AirPlay, iPad,...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    .... Use the front panel controls to do this. • For instructions on resetting the network connection settings, see Factory Reset on page 45. Additional information 4 7 ... turns off. 62 Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,226,616; 6,487,...
  • Pioneer VSX-43 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... Get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level - a level that lets the sound come through clearly without annoying ... antenna ...1 Warranty card ...1 Quick start guide ...1 Safety Brochure ...1 These operating instructions (CD-ROM) Note • Specifications and the design are subject ...
  • 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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