5 minute guide
Automatically setting up for
The Auto Surround Setup measures the acoustic
characteristics of your listening area, taking into account
ambient noise, speaker size and distance, and tests for
both channel delay and channel level. After you have set
up the microphone provided with your system, the
receiver uses the information from a series of test tones
to optimize the speaker settings and equalization for your
Make sure you do this before moving on to
on page 14.
• Make sure the microphone and speakers are not
moved during the Auto Surround Setup.
• Using the Auto Surround Setup will overwrite any
existing speaker settings in the receiver.
• The receiver will automatically exit the on-screen
menu after three minutes of inactivity.
• The test tones used in the Auto Surround Setup are
output at high volume.
1 Switch on the receiver and your TV.
button to turn on the power, then
button to switch on.
2 Connect the microphone to the MCACC SETUP
MIC jack on the front panel.
Make sure there are no obstacles between the speakers
and the microphone.
• Place the microphone on the supplied microphone
stand (shown above) for the best results with the
Auto Surround Setup.
•If you have a tripod, use it to
place the microphone so
that it’s about ear level
at your normal listening
position. Otherwise, place the microphone at ear
level using a table or a chair.
3Press RECEIVER on the remote control, then press
the SYSTEM SETUP button.
An on-screen display (OSD) appears on your TV. Use the
(cursor up/down) buttons and
on the remote
control to navigate through the screens and select menu
4 ‘Surround Setup’ should be highlighted. Press
5 ‘SurrBack System’ should be highlighted. Press
[ 1. Surround Setup ]
[ 2. THX CINEMA Setup ]
[ 3. Input Assign ]
[ 4. Function Rename ]
[ 5. SACD Setup ]
[ 6. PHONO/LINE Setup ]
[ 7. Multi Room ]
[ 8. 12V Trigger ]
[ Exit ]
[ SurrBack System ]
[ Auto Setting ]
[ Normal ]
[ Expert ]
[ Exit ]
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