¶ Crossover frequency—CROSSOVER
You can select the crossover frequency for the small speakers used. The signals below the preset frequency level will be sent to and be reproduced by the subwoofer (or by “LARGE” speakers when “SUBWOOFER” is set to “SUBWOOFER NO”).
Select one of the crossover frequency levels according to the size of the small speaker connected.
Select when the cone speaker unit built in the speaker is about 12 cm (4 3/4 inches).
CROSS 100HZ: Select when the speaker is about
cone speaker unit built in the 10 cm (3 15/16 inches).
CROSS 120HZ: Select when the speaker is about
cone speaker unit built in the 8 cm (3 3/16 inches).
CROSS 150HZ: Select when the speaker is about
cone speaker unit built in the 6 cm (2 3/8 inches).
CROSS 200HZ: Select when the speaker is about
cone speaker unit built in the 5 cm (2 inches).
If you have selected “LARGE” for all activated speakers (see page
, this function is fixed to “CROSS OFF.”
Crossover frequency is not valid for “HEADPHONE” and “3D H PHONE.”
¶ Low frequency effect attenuator—LFE ATTENUATE
If the bass sound is distorted while playing back software encoded with Dolby Digital or DTS, set the LFE level to eliminate distortion.
This function takes effect only when the LFE signals come in.
Select one of the following:
LFE ATT 0dB:
Normally select this.
LFE ATT −10dB: Select when the bass sound is distorted.
¶ Midnight mode—MIDNIGHT MODE You can enjoy a powerful sound at night using Midnight Mode.
Select one of the following:
Select when you want to reduce the dynamic range a little.
Select when you want to apply the compress effect fully (useful at midnight).
MIDNIGHT OFF: Select when you want to enjoy playback with its full dynamic range (no effect applied).
Selecting the Main or Sub Channel
You can select the playback sound (channel) you want while playing digital software recorded (or broadcast) in Dual Mono mode (see page 24), which includes two monaural channels separately.
¶ Dual Mono—DUAL MONO Select the playback sounds (channel).
MONO MAIN: Select to play back the main channel (Ch 1).* Signal indicator “L” lights up while playing back this channel.
Select to play back the sub-channel (Ch 2).* Signal indicator “R” lights up while playing back this channel.
Select to play back both the main and sub- channels (Ch 1/Ch 2).* Signal indicators “L” and “R” light up while playing back these channels.
The Dual Mono format is not identical with bilingual broadcasting or the MTS (Multichannel Television Sound) format used for TV programs. So this setting does not take effect while watching bilingual or MTS programs.
Dual Mono signals can be heard from the following speakers—L
( l e f t f r o n t s p e a k e r ) , R ( r i g h t f r o n t s p e a k e r ) , a n d C ( c e n t e speaker)—with respect to the current Surround setting. r
Ch 1+Ch 2 — Ch 1+Ch 2 Ch 1+Ch 2
Dual Mono Setting
With Surround Activated Center speaker setting