5 minute guide02
Automatically setting up for
surround sound (MCACC)
The Auto Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration
(MCACC) 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 particular room.
• The Auto MCACC Setup will overwrite any
existing speaker settings you’ve made.
•Make sure the headphones are unplugged.
• The test tones used in the Auto MCACC
Setup are output at high volume.
1 Switch on the receiver and your TV.
2 Connect the microphone to the
jack on the front panel.
Make sure there are no obstacles between the
speakers and the microphone.
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.
on the remote control,
then press the
An on-screen display (OSD) appears on your
on the remote
control to navigate through the screens and
select menu items. Press
to exit the
at any time to exit the System
4 Select ‘Auto MCACC’ from the System
Setup menu then press ENTER.
Above: VSX-918V (left) and VSX-818V (right)
Try to be as quiet as possible after pressing
. The system outputs a series of test
tones to establish the ambient noise level.
1• The screensaver automatically starts after three minutes of inactivity. If you cancel the Auto MCACC Setup at any time, the
receiver automatically exits and no settings will be made.
• The OSD will not appear if you have connected using the HDMI output to your TV. Use component or composite connections
for system setup.
3.Manual SP Setup
3.Manual SP Setup
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