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 new ... of an insurance claim such as loss or theft. • Receive free tips, updates and service bulletins on your new product • Improve ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | 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-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water....ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 8) Do not install near any heat ...ship) and which requires repair will be charged for even during the warranty K041_A1_En period. (Symbol ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... ...Remote control ...Loading the batteries...Operating range of remote control ...Placing the speakers ...Hints on the speaker placement ...Connecting the speakers ...Connect ... (MCACC) ...18 Other problems when using the Auto MCACC setup ...19 Using the Home Menu ...Manual speaker setup ...Speaker ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... you start Checking what's in the box Please check that you've received the following supplied accessories: • Setup microphone • Remote control • AAA size IEC R03 dry cell batteries (to confirm system operation) x2 • AM loop antenna • FM wire ...
  • 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 ... an iPod/iPhone is connected and iPod/USB input is selected (page 22). 8 Remote sensor Receives the signals from the remote ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... is registered. kHz/MHz - Lights when the character display is showing the currently received AM/FM broadcast frequency. Shows if the speaker system is on or not (page 6). SPA means the speakers are switched on. SP means the speakers are ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... INPUT Controls and displays As for operating other devices, the remote control codes for the Pioneer products are preset. The settings cannot be changed. 9 Receiver and component ... when setting up your surround sound system (page 30). Also used to control Blu-ray Disc/DVD menus...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... the volume on your TV. Controls and 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 ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    .... The following guidelines should help you to get the best sound from your system. • The subwoofer can be placed on the floor. Ideally, the other speakers should be at ... the left and right surround speakers (SL/SR), and the subwoofer (SW), a 5.1 ch surround system can be enjoyed. ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... all connections before connecting this unit to the AC power source. Subwoofer Front right Connecting your equipment Front left Center... Bare wire connections Front speaker terminals: DVD SAT/CBL GAME BD 1 2 3 IN 1 PREOUT (TV) SUBWOOFER OPTICAL IN 1 ASSIGNABLE (CD) COAXIAL PRE OUT SUB WOOFER...
  • 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 ...input signal on page 20 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
    .... The yellow plugs distinguish them from cables for audio. VID EO About video outputs connection This receiver is not loaded with a video converter. When you use HDMI... optical cables should be used to connect digital components to this receiver. Coaxial digital audio cable COA XIA IN...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... 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, ... audio cables (as shown). - If the TV supports the HDMI Audio Return Channel function, the sound of the TV is input to the receiver via the HDMI ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...connected to this receiver using a analog audio cables, set-up for analog audio input is required (see The Input Assign... OPTICAL COAXIAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT 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...
  • 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)....a wall or door frame. Don't drape loosely or leave coiled up. Using external antennas To improve FM reception Use an F connector (not supplied) to connect an...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... a USB hub. • 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 iPhone MASTER VOLUME PRESET ENTER USB 5V 1A MCACC SETUP MIC SOUND ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...MCACC 2.Manual SP Setup 3.Input Assign 4.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 SETUP MIC iPod iPhone • Mic In! ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... the speakers present in your setup. Try to be as quiet as possible while it's doing this. Other problems ... correct the setting manually using the Speaker Setting on page 30. • The subwoofer distance setting ... (see Other problems when using the Auto MCACC setup below). If the speaker configuration ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... switch over, and you will be able to operate other components using the remote control. To operate the receiver, first press RECEIVER on the remote ..., or by SELECT using the front panel INPUT SELECTOR dial. In this case, the remote control won't switch operational modes. If you selected the proper ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... 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 each terminal, select the input by doing the ...
  • 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
    ...you want to listen to that station. This saves the effort of manually tuning in each 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 tuner. BAND...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...to any source in surround sound. However, the options available will depend on your speaker setup and the ...right speakers (and possibly your subwoofer depending on your speaker settings). Dolby Digital and DTS... surround back speakers are set to NO, DOLBY PLIIx becomes DOLBY PLII (5.1 channel sound). ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... Stage Surround ADVANCE) Allows you to create natural surround sound effects using just the front speakers and the subwoofer. Use to provide a rich surround sound effect directed to the center of where the front left and right speakers sound projection ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... sound will be 'out of phase' and an unreliable sound image will be produced. If your subwoofer has a phase control switch, set it to ... 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 ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... is limited by the respective degree. When OFF is selected, no sound is output from the LFE channel. SACD ... to a TV (THRU). When THRU is selected, no sound is output from this receiver. A.DLY (Auto Delay... sources. Please select another input signal if this is a problem. OFF ON 0 to 7 Default: 3 28
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... for signals other than Dolby TrueHD. f. You shouldn't have any problems using this with most SACD discs, but if the sound distorts, it is best to...time unsuitable, set A.DLY to OFF and adjust the delay time manually. For more details about the lip-sync feature of your display, ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... 4.Pre Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu rn Manual speaker setup This receiver allows you to make ... which frequencies will be sent to the subwoofer (page 31). - Channel Level - Adjust the overall balance of your speaker system (page 31). - ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...other speakers or subwoofer. If you didn't connect surround speakers choose NO (the sound ...sure that additional amplifier is hooked up to the PRE OUT L (Single) terminal. • Subwoofer - LFE signals ...'re having problems, the easiest option is to route all the bass sounds to the subwoofer by selecting ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...at any time by press RECEIVER , then press CH SELECT and LEV +/- on the remote control. You can also press CH SELECT... Out Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu rn Please Wait...Surr. Back L Surround L Subwoofer 0dB 0dB] 0dB] 0dB 0dB] 0dB] Return 1 Select 'Manual SP Setup...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup R et u rn 4.Pre Out... Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup Re tu rn ... OFF ] which speaker to connect to the PRE OUT SURR 1 Select 'FL Demo Mode' from the Home ...Setting 5.Auto Power Down 6.FL Demo Mode 7.HDMI Setup R et u rn 5.Auto ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... is ON. Refer to the relevant device's instruction manual for details. If this does not work, turn OFF the ARC function. If this is the ... 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
    ... 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 ... device's instruction manual for details. If this does not work, turn OFF the ARC function. If this is ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...the iPod. Select a different category. HDMI  No picture or sound.  If the problem still persists when connecting your HDMI ...jacks.  Depending on the connected source component, it's possible that it will not work with this receiver (even if it is HDCPcompatible). In this case, connect using...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... rule on Power Output Claims for Amplifiers ** Measured by Audio Spectrum Analyzer Furnished Parts Microphone (for Auto MCACC setup)...Remote control ...Dry cell batteries (AAA size IEC R03) ...AM loop antenna ...FM wire antenna ...Warranty card ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... equipment by playing it at a safe level - a level that lets the sound come through clearly without annoying ... importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Sound can be deceiving. Over time, your ... LEVEL: • Set your volume control at a low setting. • Slowly increase the sound until you ...
  • Pioneer VSX-522-K | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...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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