Pioneer VSX-522-K Owner's Manual

Pioneer VSX-522-K Manual

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  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    AV Receiver VSX-522-K Register your product on http://www.pioneerelectronics.com (US) http://www.pioneerelectronics.ca (Canada) • Protect your ... the event of an insurance claim such as loss or theft. • Receive free tips, updates and service bulletins on your new product • Improve product ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... persons. CAUTION: TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING...communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water.... for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet,... has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been ...-P5_B1_En If the AC plug of this unit does not match the AC outlet you ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... 27 27 27 28 30 30 30 31 31 32 32 33 33 33 33 Flow of settings on the receiver ...5 Front panel ...Display ...Remote control ...Loading the batteries...Operating range of remote control ...Placing the speakers ...Hints on the speaker placement ...Connecting the speakers ...Connect ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... the box Please check that you've received the following supplied accessories: • Setup microphone • Remote control • AAA size IEC R03 dry cell batteries (...3 Power On Make sure you've set the video input on your TV to this receiver. Check the manual that came with the TV if...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    Chapter 1 Controls and displays Front panel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 AV RECEIVER VSX-522 16 MCACC HDMI iPod iPhone 17 18 19 20 18 21 SPEAKERS DIMMER DISPLAY BAND TUNER EDIT TUNE PRESET ENTER ALC/ AUTO SURROUND/ STREAM DIRECT STANDARD SURR ADVANCED ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    1 13 SOUND RETRIEVER Press to restore CD quality sound to compressed audio sources (page 26). Controls and displays 23 DTS indicators DTS - ... an HDMI signal is selected and selected HDMI input is not provided. 20 Sleep timer indicator Lights when the receiver is in sleep mode (page 8). 21 PRESET ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...other devices, the remote control codes for the Pioneer products are preset. The settings cannot be changed. 9 Receiver ...receiver between standby and on. Switches the remote to control the receiver (used to select the white commands ... back (page 20). RETURN MUTE 7 Sound control buttons 16 Acous.EQ ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...displays Operating range of remote control The remote control 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....
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... should help you to get the best sound from your system. • The subwoofer can be placed on the floor. ... on the floor (except the subwoofer), or mounting them very high on a wall is not recommended. • For the best .... Also, make sure the center speaker does not cross the line formed by the leading ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... Connecting the speakers The receiver will work with just two stereo speakers (the front speakers in the diagram... speakers is recommended, and a complete setup is best for surround sound. Make sure you... sure the positive and negative (+/-) terminals on the receiver match those on the speakers. You can...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... cable. If HDMI cable other than a High Speed HDMI® cable is used, it may not work properly. • When an HDMI cable with a built-in equalizer is connected, it may not...to HDMI, if you want to hear HDMI audio output from your TV (no sound will be heard from this receiver). 12
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...from cables for audio. VID EO About video outputs connection This receiver is not loaded with a video converter. When you use HDMI cables for connecting to ... with TV monitor Optical cable The OSD will not appear. MONITOR OUT HDMI VIDEO Note • When connecting optical cables, ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... available HDMI cable. • The following connection/setting is required to listen to the sound of the TV over this receiver. - If the TV does not support the HDMI Audio Return Channel function, connect the receiver and TV with audio cables (as shown). - If ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... a TV and DVD player (or other playback component) with no HDMI terminal to the receiver. Note • In order to listen to the audio from...OPTICAL COAXIAL This connection is required in order to listen to the sound of the TV over the receiver. HDMI IN IN OUT ASSIGNABLE DVD SAT/CBL GAME BD IN 1 (TV...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... and the FM wire antenna as shown below. To improve reception and sound quality, connect external antennas (see Using external antennas below). fig. ... coiled up. Using external antennas To improve FM reception Use an F connector (not supplied) to connect an external FM antenna. For the best possible ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... on playing the iPod, see Playing an iPod on page 22. AV RECEIVER Connecting your equipment • When the ARC function is ON ... For instructions on playing the USB device, see Playing a USB device on page 23. AV RECEIVER VSX-522 HDMI iPod iPhone VSX-522 PRESET ENTER SOUND RETRIEVER HDMI iPod ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...a table or a chair. on the remote control, then press the 4 Press HOME MENU button. RECEIVER Canceling the demo display The display on ...Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu rn VSX-522 HDMI iPod iPhone PRESET ENTER SOUND RETRIEVER MASTER VOLUME USB 5V 1A MCACC ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... excellent surround sound from your system, but it is also possible to adjust these settings manually using ... You can correct the setting manually using the Speaker Setting on page 30. • The subwoofer distance ... room characteristics into account) and generally does not need to be changed. 10:Next ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... you will be able to operate other components using the remote control. To operate the receiver, first press RECEIVER on the remote control, then press the appropriate button to operate. • The input source can ... SELECTOR dial. In this case, the remote control won't switch operational modes. If you ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... 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 each terminal, select the input by doing the following. HDMI IN IN OUT ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... receiver. Basic playback Basic playback controls This receiver's remote control buttons can be used for ... Press iPod/USB to switch the remote control to the iPod/ USB operation mode. Playing back ... between performing iPod operations via the receiver remote control or on the iPod itself. iPod CTRL ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... when disconnecting the USB device. iPod/USB on the remote control to switch the 3 Press receiver to the iPod/USB input. Loading appears in ... extension: .m4a; Apple lossless encoding: No Basic playback controls This receiver's remote control buttons can be used for basic playback of files stored on ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...tuning to an FM station because the signal is weak, set the receiver to the mono reception mode. BAND to select FM MONO.  Press ...time. This unit can memorize up to 30 stations. • You can also use the number buttons on the remote control to recall the station preset. 1 Press TUNER to select the...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... section may not be available depending on the current source, settings and status of the receiver. Using this receiver, you can listen to any source in surround sound. However, the options available... ALC (Auto Level Control stereo mode), this unit equalizes playback sound levels if each...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... you can still use the Midnight, Loudness, Phase Control, Sound Retriever and Tone functions. ... Sources are heard according to the settings made in the Manual SP Setup (speaker setting, channel level, ... number of channels in the signal. Phase Control, Acoustic Calibration EQ, Sound Delay, Auto Delay, ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    5 Better sound using Phase Control This receiver's Phase Control feature uses phase correction measures to make sure your sound ..., the effect you can actually feel when Phase Control is set to ON on this receiver depends on the type of your subwoofer. Set your subwoofer to maximize the ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... due to the current source, settings and status of the receiver. Setting/What it does EQ (Acoustic ...value. When set to -15 dB, the LFE is limited by the respective degree. When OFF is selected, no sound ... to a TV (THRU). When THRU is selected, no sound is output from this receiver. A.DLY (Auto Delay)g...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... front height speaker when listening in DOLBY PLIIz HEIGHT mode. If set to H, the sound from the top will be more emphasized. L (Low) M (Mid) H (High) a. You can change the ... set delay time unsuitable, set A.DLY to OFF and adjust the delay time manually. For more details about the ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu rn Manual speaker setup This receiver allows you to make detailed .... 3 Press The Home Menu appears on your TV. Use and RECEIVER ENTER on the remote control to navigate through the screens and select menu items. Press RETURN to exit the current ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... other speakers or subwoofer. If you didn't connect surround speakers choose NO (the sound of ... used in the Channel Level settings are output at high volume. 1 Select 'Manual SP Setup' from the Home ... Tone Manual X.Over • Default setting: 100Hz This setting decides the cutoff between bass sounds ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... can change the channel levels at any time by press RECEIVER , then press CH SELECT and LEV +/- on the remote control. You can also press CH SELECT and use / ... Setup 3.Input Assign 4.Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu rn Please Wait ......
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...Assign 4.Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup R et u rn...Assign 4.Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu ... 4.Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu ... 4.Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup R et u ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... if the HDMI CONTROL on the player is ON. Refer to the relevant device's instruction manual for details. If this does not work, turn OFF the ARC function. If... cable. In addition, this unit does not guarantee synchronized operation that allows the TV remote control to operate the volume (...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...Press MUTE on the remote control to turn muting off.  Set the SIGNAL SEL to H (HDMI), C1/...DIMMER on the remote control repeatedly to return to the default. Troubleshooting Incorrect operations are often mistaken for trouble ... manual for details. If this does not work, turn OFF the ARC function. If...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... the FL Demo Mode to OFF (see The FL Demo Mode menu on page 33... touch/iPhone to the receiver.  No sound, or sound suddenly ceases.  Check that the HDMI setting ... on the connected source component, it's possible that it will not work with this receiver (even if it is HDCPcompatible). In this case...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... for Amplifiers ** Measured by Audio Spectrum Analyzer Furnished Parts Microphone (for Auto MCACC setup)...Remote control ...Dry cell batteries (AAA size IEC ... factory default. Use the front panel controls to do this. Audio Section 1 Switch the receiver into standby. holding ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... BEFORE your hearing adapts. ESTABLISH A SAFE LEVEL: • Set your volume control at a low setting. • Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably and... distortion. • Once you have established a comfortable sound level, set the dial and leave it there. BE SURE TO...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...find the nearest authorized service location, to purchase replacement parts, operating instructions, or accessories, please ...-1540, U.S.A. TEL: (800) 421-1404 PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC. 340 Ferrier..., Australia, TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila...



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