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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 1 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM VOLUME Operating Instructions % PL % DIGITAL 2 MENU 2 TUNE POWER INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN PHONES Home Theater Audio System Model No . SC - HT17 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Table of contents SC - HT17 Before use Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product . IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Before connecting , operating or adjusting this product , please read the instructions completely . Supplied accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Please keep this manual for future reference . The remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SC - HT17 is used in the illustrations unless otherwise mentioned . Speaker setup Step 1 SC - HT16 is only for the U.S.A . 4 Home theater connections Step 2 8 Other connections Step 3 10 Settings Step 4 13 Operations Basic operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Control guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 The radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Other functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Making a recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 The RESET function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Remote control operation guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 For Canada only : The word " Participant " is used in � place of the word " Partner " . Reference Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Listening caution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Product service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Warranty ( U.S.A . ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back cover RQT7949 - 1P P PC PP
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 2 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit . Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below . Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference . 10 ) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched 1 ) Read these instructions . particularly at plugs , convenience receptacles , and the point where they exit from the apparatus . 2 ) Keep these instructions . 11 ) Only use attachments / accessories specified by the 3 ) Heed all warnings . manufacturer . 4 ) Follow all instructions . use 12 ) Use only with the cart , stand , tripod , bracket , or table specified by the 5 ) Do not use this apparatus near water . Before manufacturer , or sold with the apparatus . When a cart is used , use caution when 6 ) Clean only with dry cloth . moving the cart / apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip - over . 7 ) Do not block any ventilation openings . Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions . 13 ) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time . 8 ) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators , heat registers , stoves , or other apparatus ( including amplifiers ) 14 ) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel . Servicing that produce heat . is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way , such as power - supply cord or plug is damaged , liquid 9 ) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus , grounding - type plug . A polarized plug has two blades with the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture , does one wider than the other . A grounding - type plug has two not operate normally , or has been dropped . blades and a third grounding prong . The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety . If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet , consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet . THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN THE U.S.A . CAUTION : CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the DO NOT OPEN limits for a Class B digital device , pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules . CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection SHOCK , DO NOT REMOVE SCREWS . against harmful interference in a residential installation . This NO USER - SERVICEABLE PARTS equipment generates , uses and can radiate radio frequency INSIDE . energy and , if not installed and used in accordance with the REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED instructions , may cause harmful interference to radio SERVICE PERSONNEL . communications . However , there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation . If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol , television reception , which can be determined by turning the within an equilateral triangle , is intended to equipment off and on , the user is encouraged to try to correct alert the user to the presence of uninsulated the interference by one or more of the following measures : “ dangerous voltage ” within the product’s • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna . enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude • Increase the separation between the equipment and to constitute a risk of electric shock to receiver . persons . • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected . The exclamation point within an equilateral • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio / TV technician triangle is intended to alert the user to the for help . presence of important operating and maintenance ( servicing ) instructions in the Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment literature accompanying the appliance . would void the user’s authority to operate this device . This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules . WARNING : Operation is subject to the following two conditions : ( 1 ) This TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE , ELECTRIC device may not cause harmful interference , and ( 2 ) this SHOCK OR PRODUCT DAMAGE , DO NOT device must accept any interference received , including EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN , interference that may cause undesired operation . MOISTURE , DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND RQT7949 THAT NO OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS , The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and SUCH AS VASES , SHALL BE PLACED ON easily accessible or the mains plug or an appliance coupler THE APPARATUS . shall remain readily operable . 2
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 3 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Supplied accessories System SC - HT17 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Main unit SA - HT17 SA - HT16 SA - HT15 Please check and identify the supplied Front speakers SB - FS930 SB - FS880 SB - FS880 accessories . Surround speakers SB - FS880 SB - FS15 SB - FS15 Center speaker SB - PC930 SB - PC15 SB - PC15 AC power supply cord Subwoofer SB - WA17 SB - WA16 SB - WA15 ( K2CB2CB00006 ) The remote control System cable use ( K1HA25HA0001 ) Before 1 FM indoor antenna 3 R6 / LR6 , AA , UM - 3 ( RSA0007 - L ) 2 AM loop antenna 2 ( N1DAAAA00002 ) • Insert so the poles ( + and – ) match those in the remote Remote control transmitter control . • Do not use rechargeable type batteries . ( EUR7722KK0 ) SC - HT17 Use ( EUR7722KH0 ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Aim at the sensor , avoiding obstacles , at a maximum range of 7 m ( 23 feet ) directly in front of the unit . Batteries ( x 2 ) Remote control signal sensor Speaker cable ( s ) ( REE1203A ) ( 4 m x 1 ) SC - HT17 ( REE1203A ) ( 4 m x 1 ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 VOLUME ( REE1203C ) ( 10 m x 2 ) % PL % DIGITAL 2 MENU 2 TUNE POWER INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN Rubber pads ( RKA0072 - KJ ) PHONES SC - HT16 SC - HT17 SC - HT15 7 meters ( 23 feet ) Sticker sheet 1 2 3 4 5 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 1 2 3 4 5 ( RQCA1029 ) 1 2 3 4 5 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 1 2 3 4 5 Transmission window Speaker stands ( x 2 ) ( RYQV0060 ) Speaker stands with long cables SC - HT17 ( x 2 ) ( RYQV0060A ) Stand bases ( x 4 ) SC - HT17 ( RYQV0059 - S ) ( x 2 ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Note Screws • Keep the transmission window and the unit’s sensor free from ( XTN5 + 32FFN ) ( Large x 8 ) SC - HT17 dust . ( Small x 8 ) ( XTN4 + 8FFN ) • Operation can be affected by strong light sources , such as ( Large x 4 ) ( XTN5 + 32FFN ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 direct sunlight , and the glass doors on cabinets . ( Small x 4 ) ( XTN4 + 8FFN ) Optical fiber cable SC - HT16 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories . ( K7CXJCA00001 ) “ Dolby ” , “ Pro Logic ” and the double - D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories . RQT7949 Use the numbers indicated in parentheses when asking for replacement parts . ( As of January 2005 ) “ DTS ” and “ DTS Digital Surround ” are registered trademarks In U.S.A . to order accessories , refer to “ Accessory of Digital Theater Systems , Inc . 3 Purchases ” on page 27 .
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 4 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Speaker setup Step1 Stand bases Speaker stands Speaker stands with long cables Supplied ( x 2 ) ( x 4 ) ( x 2 ) SC - HT17 SC - HT17 SC - HT17 accessories ( x 2 ) ( x 2 ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Front and surround speaker assembly 1 • To prevent damage or scratches , lay a soft cloth and perform assembly on Stepit . • For assembly , use a Phillips - head screwdriver . Attach the pipe to the base . 1 setup Secure the pipe to the base . Thread the speaker cable through the base . 3 1 • Untie the cable before threading . Speaker Small screws ( included ) Ensure the screws are securely fastened by lightly tightening Insert the pipe . the left and right side screws alternately until fully tightened . 2 Match the holes . The supplied stands are specially designed for use with this unit’s speakers . Only use as indicated in this setup . Attach the stand to the speaker . 2 Before attaching , check the speaker label . SC - HT17 • SB - FS930 : Use as front speakers . Attach the stands with the short cables . Speaker height • SB - FS880 : Use as surround speakers . Attach the stands with the long cables . Front Speakers Try to line up the middle of the speakers with the middle of the television . Surround speakers Large screws It is usually better to position the ( included ) surround speakers a little higher . You can also attach to the upper rear of the speaker . RQT7949 Ensure the stand is fastened on straight by lightly tightening the top and bottom screws alternately until fully tightened . • There is no difference between the right and left speakers . 4
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 5 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Sticker sheet Large screws Small screws Speaker cable ( s ) 1 2 3 4 5 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx ( x 8 ) ( x 8 ) ( 4 m x 1 ) SC - HT17 SC - HT17 SC - HT17 xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 1 2 3 4 5 ( x 1 ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 ( 4 m x 1 ) ( 10 m x 2 ) ( x 4 ) ( x 4 ) Connect the speaker cables . 3 1 Step Connect the speaker cables . 1 setup Copper Press the speaker cable into the groove . 2 Speaker Silver Thread the excess cable . 3 Fasten the speaker cable to the base . 4 Slot Attach the stickers to the speaker cables . 5 1 2 3 4 5 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx Center speaker 1 3 5 Surround speaker ( L ) xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx Front speaker ( L ) xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx Surround speaker ( R ) 1 2 3 4 5 2 4 Front speaker ( R ) SC - HT17 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Front speakers Front and surround speakers Use the speakers with long cables for the surround speakers ( SB - FS880 ) . About 10 cm ( 4 ” ) About 10 cm ( 4 ” ) FRONT Lch FRONT 1 Lch 1 FRONT Lch FRONT 1 Lch Surround and center speakers 1 Use the long speaker cables for the surround Center speaker speakers ( SB - FS15 ) . About 10 cm ( 4 ” ) About 10 cm ( 4 ” ) QT7949 SURROUND SURROUND CENTER CENTER Lch Lch R 5 3 5 3 5
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 6 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Rubber pads Supplied accessories Speaker setup SC - HT16 SC - HT17 SC - HT15 Placement and connections of speakers Place the speakers . 1 Positioning for best effect e.g . , SC - HT17 How you set up your speakers can affect the SC - HT16 Center speaker Front bass and the sound 1field . SC - HT15 speaker ( L ) Step Note the following points . Front speaker ( R ) Surround speakers • Attach the included rubber pads to the base of the center speaker ( SC - HT16 and Subwoofer SC - HT15 : center and surround speakers ) . This prevents vibration from causing the setup speakers to move or fall over . Use 4 pads per speaker . • Place speakers on flat secure bases . Speaker • Placing speakers too close to floors , walls , Surround and corners can result in excessive bass . Place on a shelf or speaker ( R ) Surround speaker Cover walls and windows with a thick rack . ( L ) curtain . Place the front , center , and surround speakers at approximately the same distance Attaching the rubber pads from the seating position . Bottom of surround speaker ( SC - HT16 and The angles in the diagram are approximate . SC - HT15 ) Front speakers ( left , right ) Place on the left and right of the TV at seated ear height so that there is good coherency between the picture and sound . Rubber pads Center speaker Place underneath or above the center of the TV . Aim the speaker at the seating Bottom of center speaker area . Surround speakers ( left , right ) Place on the side of or slightly behind the seating area , higher than ear level . Rubber pads Subwoofer The subwoofer can be placed in any position as long as it is at a reasonable distance from the TV . Note Note that some experimentation can yield the smoothest low frequency Keep your speakers at least 10 mm ( 13 / 32 " ) performance . Placement near a corner can increase the apparent output level , but away from the system for proper ventilation . can result in unnatural bass . Preventing the speakers from falling over Attach screw eyes ( not included ) to secure the speakers to a wall screw eyes ( diagram on the right ) . ( not included ) • Obtain the screws appropriate to the walls and pillars to which they are going to be fastened . • Consult with a qualified housing contractor concerning the appropriate procedure when attaching to a concrete wall or a surface that may not have strong enough support . Improper installation may result in Speaker damage to the wall or speakers . Wall If irregular coloring occurs on your television Caution The supplied speakers are designed to be used close to a television , but the picture may be affected with some televisions • The main unit and supplied speakers are only to be and setup combinations . used as indicated in this manual . Failure to do so may If this occurs , turn the television off for about 30 minutes . lead to damage to the receiver and / or the speakers , The television's demagnetizing function should correct the and may result in the risk or fire . Consult a qualified problem . If it persists , move the speakers further away from the RQT7949 service person if damage has occurred or if you television . experience a sudden change in performance . • Do not attempt to attach these speakers to walls using methods other than those described in this manual . 6
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 7 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Connect the speaker cables to the subwoofer . 2 Subwoofer SC - HT17 1 Step setup SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Copper Speaker Silver 4 1 FRONT ( L ) SURROUND ( R ) 6 Ω 4 Ω 4 Ω SURROUND FRONT CENTER 2 3 SURROUND FRONT ( R ) ( L ) Note Copper 5 CENTER Never short - circuit positive ( + ) Silver and negative ( – ) speaker wires . 2 1 4 3 5 R L R L Other speaker setup options Fitting optional speaker stands Attaching to a wall SC - HT16 SC - HT15 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Surround speakers Surround speakers 5 mm , Pitch 0.8 mm 60 mm ( 2 - 23 / 64 ” ) 30 - 35 mm 180 mm 174 mm ( 7 - 1 / 16 ” ) ( 1 - 3 / 16 ” - 1 - 3 / 8 ” ) Speaker ( 6 - 7 / 8 ” ) stands ( not 7.5 - 9.4 mm included ) Wall or pillar ( 19 / 64 ” - 3 / 8 ” ) Plate thickness + 7 to 10 mm 7 - 9 mm ( 9 / 32 ” - 11 / 32 ” ) ( 9 / 32 ” - 25 / 64 ” ) Screw 3.0 - 4.0 mm ( not included ) ( 1 / 8 ” - 5 / 32 ” ) • The wall or pillar on which the speakers are to be attached should be capable of • Observe the diameter and length of the supporting 10 kg ( 22 lb . ) per screw . Consult a qualified building contractor when screws and the distance between screws attaching the speakers to wall . Improper attachment may result in damage to the wall as shown in the diagram . and speakers . • The stands must be able to support over • When mounting the speakers to walls , use a string ( not included ) to prevent them 10 kg ( 22 lb . ) . RQT7949 from falling ( è page 6 ) . • The stands must be stable even if the • ( SC - HT17 : front and surround speakers , SC - HT16 and SC - HT15 : front speakers ) speakers are in a high position . Use of optional speaker cables are recommended when mounting . ( You can also remove the speaker cables from the pipes supplied with this system . ) 7
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 8 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Home theater connections 2 Step Stereo connection cable Video connection cable Other ( not included ) ( not included ) accessories Left Right S - Video cable Coaxial cable ( not included ) ( not included ) Turn off all components before making any connections . To connect equipment , refer to the appropriate operating instructions . DVD 2player SC - HT17 Step S - VIDEO terminals TV ( Monitor ) Use this connection for better picture quality than with the VIDEO connectionsterminals . S - VIDEO S - VIDEO OUT MONITOR OUT IN IN IN TV DVR / VCR DVD VIDEO theater IN S - VIDEO IN TV Home ( Monitor ) S - VIDEO LOOP Y Y Y ANT GND TV DVD FM ANT CENTER IN L L L L L L P P P IN MONITOR OUT B B B MONITOR OUT IN IN IN TV DVR / VCR DVD P P P R R R R R R R R R AM ANT IN IN OUT FRONT SURROUND SUBWOOFER ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN OUT IN IN OUT IN IN OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV MONITOR DVR TV DVR / VCR TV DVD / DVD 6CH GAME / AUX DVR / VCR DIGITAL IN AUDIO VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO FRONT SURROUND SUBWOOFER CENTER DIGITAL VIDEO ( L , R ) ( L , R ) AUDIO OUT AUDIO OUT OUT RQT7949 DVD Player 8
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 9 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM System cable AC power supply cord Supplied accessories ( x 1 ) ( x 1 ) Changing the digital input settings Notes on digital input You can change the input settings for the digital terminals if This unit can decode the following signals : necessary . Note the equipment you have connected to the • Dolby Digital , DTS terminals , then change the settings ( è page 13 ) . • PCM , including PCM with sampling frequencies of 96 or 88.2 kHz Note It cannot decode : • The included AC power supply cord is for use with this unit • Other digital signals , such as MPEG only . Do not use it with other equipment . • Dolby Digital RF signals from a laser disc player • Do not use an AC power supply cord from any other type of equipment with this unit . • Use digital connection to enjoy Dolby Digital or DTS . DVD player SC - HT16 SC - HT15 2 Step TLOOPND ANG s FM ANT connection L L L L L R R R R R AM ANT ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN IN OUT IN IN OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV DVR / VCR DVD theater DIGITAL IN AUDIO Home FRONT ( L , R ) DIGITAL AUDIO VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT OUT Connect the video cable directly to the TV . DVD player TV ( Monitor ) Subwoofer and AC power supply cord SC - HT17 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Conserving power Household AC outlet Subwoofer The unit consumes a small amount of power ( AC 120 V / 60 Hz ) even when it is turned off with [ 8 , POWER ] . To save power when the unit is not to be used for a long time , unplug it from the household AC power supply cord ( included ) AC outlet . You will need to reset some Connect this cord after all other memory items after plugging in the unit . cables are connected . To disconnect Press the catch and pull out . LO AN G FM 75 Ω ANT L L Catch R R AM LOOP ANT RQT7949 TO SB - WA17 AC IN ~ A EXT To SA - HT17 IN A T GAME / AUX System cable ( included ) 9
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 10 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Other connections 3 Step Stereo connection cable Video connection cable Other ( not included ) ( not included ) accessories Left Right S - Video cable Optical fiber cable ( not included ) ( not included ) DVD recorder or VCR SC - HT17 S - VIDEO terminals COMPONENT VIDEO terminals Use this connection for better picture quality This connection provides high quality pictures by separating the color ( PB and PR ) and the luminance ( Y ) signals . than with the VIDEO terminals . Y Y Y S - VIDEO Y P P P B B B S - VIDEO OUT COMPONENT PB MONITOR OUT IN IN IN P P P R R R DVR / VCR DVD TV VIDEO OUT PR OUT IN IN TV MONITOR DVR TV COMPONENT VIDEO 3 PR Step COMPONENT PB S - VIDEO IN VIDEO IN Y TV ( Monitor ) TV ( Monitor ) tions S - VIDEO LOOP Y Y Y ANT GND TV DVD FM 75 Ω ANT nec IN P P L L L L L L P IN MONITOR OUT CENTER B B B MONITOR OUT IN IN IN DVR / VCR DVD TV P P P R R R R R R R R R nAM LOOP ANT TO SB - WA17 co EXT IN SURROUND SUBWOOFER IN OUT FRONT ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN OUT IN IN OUT IN IN A OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV MONITOR DVR TV DVR / VCR TV DVD / DVD 6CH GAME / AUX DVR / VCR Other DIGITAL IN AUDIO VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO DVD recorder or VCR AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT DIGITAL AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN VIDEO IN DVD recorder or VCR SC - HT16 SC - HT15 Refer to the SC - HT35R SETUP GUIDE when connecting a DMR - ES10 DVD recorder . SC - HT16 TLOOPND ANG FM 75 Ω ANT L L L L L R R R R R AM LOOP ANT TO SB - WA15 EXT ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN IN OUT IN IN A OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV DVR / VCR DVD DIGITAL IN AUDIO DVD recorder or VCR AUDIO OUT DIGITAL AUDIO VIDEO OUT OUT AUDIO IN Connect the video cable directly RQT7949 to the TV . TV ( Monitor ) VIDEO IN 10
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 11 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Changing the digital input settings Note You can change the input settings for the digital terminals if • Use digital connection to enjoy Dolby Digital or DTS . necessary . Note the equipment you have connected to the • Do not bend the optical fiber cable . terminals , then change the settings ( è page 13 ) . TV ( Input source ) SC - HT17 S - VIDEO terminals COMPONENT VIDEO terminals This connection provides high quality pictures by separating the color Use this connection for better picture quality ( PB and PR ) and the luminance ( Y ) signals . than with the VIDEO terminals . Y Y Y S - VIDEO Y P P P B B B S - VIDEO OUT COMPONENT MONITOR OUT IN IN IN PB DVR / VCR DVD TV P P P R R R VIDEO OUT S - VIDEO IN PR OUT IN IN TV MONITOR DVR TV COMPONENT VIDEO 3 p PR Ste COMPONENT PB VIDEO IN Y tions S - VIDEO LOOP Y Y Y ANT GND TV DVD c FM 75 Ω ANT IN P P L L L L L L P IN MONITOR OUT CENTER B B B e MONITOR OUT IN IN IN DVR / VCR DVD TV nn P P P R R R R R R R R R AM LOOP co ANT TO SB - WA17 EXT IN IN OUT FRONT SURROUND SUBWOOFER ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN OUT IN IN OUT IN IN r A OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV MONITOR DVR TV DVR / VCR TV DVD / DVD 6CH GAME / AUX DVR / VCR Othe DIGITAL IN AUDIO VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO TV AUDIO VIDEO OUT DIGITAL AUDIO OUT OUT VIDEO IN TV ( Input source ) SC - HT16 SC - HT15 TLOOPND ANG TLOOPND ANG FM 75 Ω ANT L L L L L FM 75 Ω ANT L L L L L R R R R R AM LOOP ANT R R R R R TO SB - WA15 AM LOOP ANT TO SB - WA15 EXT ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN IN OUT IN IN EXT A OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV DVR / VCR DVD ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN ( DVD ) IN IN IN OUT IN IN DIGITAL IN AUDIO A OPT 1 OPT 2 COAXIAL GAME / AUX TV DVR / VCR DVD DIGITAL IN AUDIO AUDIO TV DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO DIGITAL AUDIO OUT OUT OUT OUT RQT7949 11
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 12 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM AM loop antenna FM indoor antenna Supplied Other connections accessories ( x 1 ) ( x 1 ) Stereo connection cable ( not included ) Video connection cable ( not included ) Other Left accessories Right Antennas FM indoor antenna ( included ) Adhesive tape For best reception Fix the end of the antenna where reception is best . FM outdoor antenna ( not included ) • Disconnect the FM indoor antenna . • The antenna should be installed by a 2 competent technician . 1 LOOP ANT GND AM loop antenna 3 FM outdoor antenna ( included ) 3 Step LOOP Y Y Y ANT Black GND TV DVD FM 75 Ω ANT IN P P L L L L L L P IN MONITOR OUT CENTER B B B s Red P P P R R R R R R R R connectionR AM LOOP ANT White TO SB - WA17 FM 75 Ω EXT ANT IN IN OUT SURROUND SUBWOOFER FRONT IN OUT IN IN OUT IN A GAME / AUX TV MONITOR DVR TV DVR / VCR DVD / DVD 6CH GAME / AUX DVR / VCR COMPONENT VIDE AUDIO VIDEO Click ! 2 AM LOOP Other ANT EXT 1 75 Ω coaxial cable Antenna plug Keep the antenna cord away from DVD players and other cords . Game machine or other AV equipment SC - HT17 SC - HT16 SC - HT15 LOOP Y Y Y TLOOPND ANT ANG GND TV DVD FM 75 Ω FM ANT IN P P L L L L L L P IN MONITOR OUT CENTER B B B ANT L L L L L P P P R R R R R R R R R AM LOOP R R R R R AM ANT - WA17 ANT EXT IN SURROUND SUBWOOFER IN OUT FRONT OUT IN IN IN OUT IN IN IN ( TV ) IN ( DVR ) IN IN IN OUT IN A GAME / AUX TV MONITOR DVR TV DVR / VCR TV DVD / DVD 6CH GAME / AUX DVR / VCR OPT 1 OPT 2 DVD GAME / AUX TV DVR / VCR COMPONENT VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO DIGITAL IN AUDIO Connect the video cable directly to the TV . AUDIO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT RQT7949 TV ( Monitor ) Game machine 12 Game machine
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 13 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Settings Step 4 Change the settings to suit your equipment to the environment in which you are using it . Before making any changes , read the descriptions of the settings , note the factory settings and ranges , and refer to the equipment’s instructions . DR COMP DISTANCE è See below è See page 20 è See below è See page 20 D - INPUT A / D ATT 2 2 MENU POWER TUNE INPUT SELECTOR Switch on . VOLUME % DIGITAL % PL 2 2 POWER TUNE MENU INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN PHONES D - INPUT ( digital input ) DISTANCE Change the setting for the DIGITAL IN terminals ( OPT1 , OPT2 , Enter the distance of the front , center and surround speakers COAXIAL ) on the rear of the unit if the equipment you have from the seating position . connected is different to that labeled . The factory settings are : The factory settings are : OPT1 TV : 10 FEET FRONT : OPT2 DVR : 10 FEET CENTER : COAX DVD : 5 FEET SURROUND : Enter the setup mode . Enter the setup mode . 1 1 2 2 2 2 TUNE TUNE 4 SETUP SETUP Step Press at the same time . Press at the same time . Select “ DISTANCE ” . Select “ D - INPUT ” . 2 2 Settings D - INPUT DISTANCE INPUT SELECTOR INPUT SELECTOR DR COMP DR COMP DISTANCE DISTANCE A / D ATT A / D ATT D - INPUT D - INPUT Select the input position . Select the speaker . 3 3 MENU MENU TV FRONT TV DVR DVD FRONT CENTER SURROUND Change the setting . Change the setting . 4 4 2 2 2 2 TUNE TUNE 10 FEET OPT 1 OR OR OPT 1 OPT 2 COAX 3 FEET 30 FEET Repeat steps 3 and 4 Repeat steps 3 and 4 Exit the setup mode . Exit the setup mode . 2 2 5 5 2 2 TUNE TUNE COMPLETE COMPLETE Press at the same time . Press at the same time . Note RQT7949 You can allocate only one piece of equipment per terminal . So for example if you change “ TV ” from “ OPT1 ” to “ OPT2 ” , “ DVR ” will automatically switch to “ OPT1 ” . 13
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 14 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Settings Adjusting speaker output level RECEIVER AV SYSTEM DVD PLAYER TV ^ ^ ANALOG 6CH DVD DRIVE - TUNER / SELECT VCR - BAND RECORDER 1 2 3 CH 4 5 6 VOLUME 7 8 9 DIRECT TUNING ENTER > = DISC 10 0 SLOW / SEARCH SKIP u i t y PLAY STOP PAUSE g h q FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU ENTER SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC TV TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING - H.BASS / - LEVEL / INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST TONE / / L / R EFFECT BALANCE SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE 4 Step 1 2 3 4 5 VOLUME - LEVEL / - LEVEL / - LEVEL / / L / R - TEST - TEST - TEST Settings Press and hold Press and hold Adjust the main Select the Output the Adjust the level . Stop the test signal . volume . speaker signal . Repeat steps 3 and 4 channel . C ( center ) , RS ( right surround ) and LS ( left surround ) can be adjusted between – 10 dB and + 10 dB , with 0 dB being the level of the front speakers . Adjust center and surround output to the same apparent level of the front speakers . For SW ( subwoofer ) , you can select “ - - - ” so there is no output , “ MIN ” for minimum output , a level between 1 and 19 , or “ MAX ” for maximum output . Adjust subwoofer output so it is balanced with the front speakers . Subwoofer output is easily influenced by the source . You can also change its level while playing something for better effect ( è page 19 ) . RQT7949 14
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 15 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Basic operations ENTER SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST VOLUME TV VOL TV VOL % DIGITAL % PL DVD REC TV 2 TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING 2 POWER TUNE MENU INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN PHONES - H.BASS / - LEVEL / INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST TONE / EFFECT / L / R BALANCE SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE 1 2 3 4 VOLUME POWER INPUT SELECTOR SFC Start play of the AV / MOVIE MUSIC source . UP DOWN The unit sets the Switch on . Select input . % PL sound mode to suit the input signal . Adjust the TUNER DVD TV OFF volume . GAME / AUX DVR / VCR ( SC - HT17 ) When playing video sources connected to DVD The picture remains on the screen even if you select TUNER . Adding surround effects to stereo sources MOVIE Using Dolby Pro LogicII Use this mode when playing movie software , especially Dolby Pro LogicII processor works not only on videotapes , recorded in Dolby Surround . sources recorded with Dolby Surround , but also on MUSIC % PL any stereo source . Adds surround effects to stereo sources . % PL PANORAMA Sound is spread out more so you feel like you are surrounded by Press to select a mode from the table at right . music . • To cancel , press [ OFF ] . You can make fine surround settings when in the MUSIC or PANORAMA mode . ( è page 21 ) Using the Sound Field Control ( SFC ) LIVE Brings you up close for “ live ” stage performance and smoother Enjoy an enhanced sound experience with greater vocals . presence and spread by using these SFC modes POP / ROCK with PCM or analog stereo sources . For pop , rock , and other music that has a punch to it . SFC VOCAL AV / MOVIE MUSIC Operations For adding gloss to vocals . MUSIC Press to select a mode from the tables at right . JAZZ • To cancel , press [ OFF ] . Conveys the exciting and intimate atmosphere of a jazz club . You can adjust SFC effects . ( è page 21 ) DANCE For dance music and other sounds with a strong beat . PARTY This mode uses the front and surround speakers so that sound is in stereo regardless of the direction you are facing . DRAMA For dramas and other material where dialog is important . ACTION For action movies and other material where impact is important . SPORTS Note To make you feel like you were in the stadium . AV / MOVIE • Dolby Pro LogicII and SFC modes remain in MUSICAL effect until you turn the mode off . For musicals and other material where music is important . • When input is PCM with sampling frequencies of 96 or 88.2 kHz , you cannot add surround effects GAME RQT7949 with Dolby Pro LogicII or SFC . Enjoy gaming with more impact . • When input is Dolby Digital or DTS , you cannot MONO use SFC . For monaural sound . 15
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 16 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Control guide Main unit Standby indicator [ ^ ] [ % DIGITAL , % PL II , dts ] [ H.BASS ] When the unit is connected to the AC Lights to indicate the source’s input signal For enhancing the bass sound . mains supply , this indicator lights up in and decoding format used . The indicator lights when the feature standby mode and goes out when the % DIGITAL : Dolby Digital sources is on . unit is turned on . % PL II : Dolby Pro LogicII decoder is being used [ 8 , POWER ] dts : DTS sources Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa . In standby mode , the unit is still consuming a small amount of power . [ VOLUME ] Volume control . VOLUME % DIGITAL % PL 2 2 POWER TUNE MENU INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN PHONES Remote control signal sensor [ INPUT SELECTOR ] [ 2 TUNE 1 ] [ MENU ] [ PHONES ] For selecting input . For tuning the radio and • For entering various Headphone jack The display changes as presetting channels . settings . Plug type : 3.5 mm ( 1 / 8 " ) stereo follows : • Press and hold to exit the • Sound does not come from the MENU mode . speakers if you connect TUNER DVD TV headphones . • Avoid listening for prolonged GAME / AUX DVR / VCR periods of time to prevent hearing damage . Display [ DIGITAL INPUT ] [ TUNED , ST , MONO ] [ SLEEP ] [ M ] Program format indicators Radio indicators Sleep timer indicator . Flashes or lights Show the channels contained in the digital TUNED : A station is tuned . during presetting . input signal . ST : A stereo FM broadcast They do not light when input is analog . is tuned . L : Front left channel MONO : You have switched C : Center channel to monaural mode to Operations R : Front right channel improve reception . LS : Surround left channel S : If the surround channel is monaural . RS : Surround right channel LFE ( Low Frequency Effects ) : Deep - bass effect . TUNED ST MONO SLEEP DIGITAL INPUT 10kHz 100Hz C L R S LS RS M LFE C.FOCUS kHz MHz SFC 2CH MIX [ C.FOCUS , 2CH MIX , SFC ] General display [ kHz , MHz ] Spectrum C.FOCUS : Appears when you are using Shows the input mode , radio Frequency unit analyzer display Center Focus frequency and other general indicators RQT7949 2CH MIX : Appears when you are listening to a information . kHz : AM , or PCM multi - channel source with headphones sampling frequency SFC : Appears when you are using an SFC MHz : FM mode 16
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 17 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Remote control and Subwoofer This page describes the buttons used to control this unit . See the guide starting page 22 for the buttons that control other units . [ ^ , RECEIVER ] SC - HT17 Standby / on button . [ DVD PLAYER , – ANALOG 6CH ] [ TV ] [ DVD RECORDER ] [ VCR ] [ 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 0 ] SC - HT16 SC - HT15 To enter radio frequencies and [ DVD PLAYER ] [ TV ] channels . RECEIVER AV SYSTEM DVD [ DVD RECORDER ] [ VCR ] [ ≧ 10 , ENTER ] TV PLAYER Input mode and remote control mode ^ ^ To enter two digit channels . ANALOG 6CH buttons . DVD DRIVE - TUNER / [ DISC , DIRECT TUNING ] SELECT VCR - BAND RECORDER To enable selection of radio stations [ DVD PLAYER , – ANALOG 6CH ] by frequency . ( SC - HT17 ) 2 3 1 [ 1 , CH , 2 ] CH Press and hold and DVD input For selecting preset radio channels . 4 5 6 switches between 6 - channel and VOLUME 2 - channel . 7 8 9 [ SUBWOOFER ] DIRECT TUNING ENTER > = For selecting subwoofer level . DISC 10 0 [ - TUNER / – BAND ] [ - H.BASS / – C.FOCUS ] SLOW / SEARCH SKIP For selecting TUNER . u i t y • For enhancing the bass sound . After selecting TUNER , press and PLAY STOP PAUSE • Press and hold to select center hold to switch between FM and AM . g h q focus mode . FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR [ + , – , VOLUME ] [ INPUT MODE ] TOP MENU To adjust the volume . For selecting AUTO , ANALOG or DIGITAL . ENTER [ MUTING ] SUB MENU / To mute the volume . RETURN PLAY LIST [ TONE / BALANCE ] To adjust the bass , treble and front TV VOL TV VOL [ - LEVEL / – TEST ] DVD REC TV speaker balance . REC MODE TV / VIDEO REC MUTING • Use when adjusting speaker level . - H.BASS / - LEVEL / • Press and hold to start the speaker INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST [ OFF ] test signal . TONE / To cancel surround effect . / L / R EFFECT BALANCE [ EFFECT ] [ % PL II ] SFC Use when adjusting Dolby Pro LogicII OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE For selecting a Dolby Pro LogicII or SFC effects . mode : MOVIE , MUSIC or [ – / L , + / R ] PANORAMA . First select EFFECT , LEVEL , TONE [ MUSIC ] or BALANCE , then press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] Operations For selecting SFC modes : LIVE , POP / to adjust . ROCK , VOCAL , JAZZ , DANCE or PARTY . [ AV / MOVIE ] For selecting SFC modes : DRAMA , ACTION , SPORTS , MUSICAL , GAME or MONO . [ AC IN ] This indicator lights when the unit is connected to the AC power supply . RQT7949 ( SC - HT17 ) When DVD ANALOG 6CH input is selected : Set your DVD player speaker output to " small " , provided it has a speaker output setting function . 17
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 18 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM The radio MENU RECEIVER AV SYSTEM DVD PLAYER TV ^ ^ ANALOG 6CH DVD DRIVE - TUNER / SELECT VCR - BAND RECORDER 2 3 1 2 3 1 VOLUME CH CH % DIGITAL % PL 4 5 6 4 5 6 2 2 POWER MENU TUNE INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS VOLUME UP DOWN 7 8 9 PHONES DIRECT TUNING ENTER 7 8 9 > = DISC 10 0 DIRECT TUNING ENTER SLOW / SEARCH SKIP u i t y > DISC 10 0 PLAY STOP PAUSE = g h q 2 2 TUNE FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR - TUNER / - TUNER / 1 2 3 - BAND - BAND TOP MENU ENTER Press and hold SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST Select “ TUNER ” . Select “ FM ” or Select the frequency . TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC TV TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING Auto tuning starts if you press “ AM ” . - H.BASS / - LEVEL / and hold the button . INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST TONE / EFFECT / L / R C Direct tuning Manual presetting Preset the stations one at a time . Input the frequency of the station . Preparation : Tune to the station you want to preset . Remote control Main unit 1 . Press [ - TUNER / – BAND ] to select “ TUNER ” . 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ MEMORY ” . 2 . Press and hold [ - TUNER / – BAND ] to select “ FM ” or 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select the channel . “ AM ” . 3 . Press [ MENU ] to store . 3 . Press [ DISC , DIRECT TUNING ] . 4 . Press the numbered buttons to enter the frequency . To cancel e.g . To select 107.9 MHz , press [ 1 ] → [ 0 ] → [ 7 ] → [ 9 ] Press and hold [ MENU ] . • If you do not press a button while the cursor is flashing , the display returns to the frequency being received . For your reference • If the frequency has not been input correctly , “ ERROR ” will be FM stations can also be preset in the MONO mode . displayed . Selecting channels Automatic presetting The FM stations the unit can receive are preset in channels 1 to Remote control 30 . The AM stations the unit can receive are preset in channels 1 , CH , 2 ] . Press [ 21 to 30 . ( FM stations are replaced if any were preset in these or channels . ) Press the numbered buttons . Preparation : Select “ FM ” or “ AM ” . For channels 1 to 9 , press the corresponding number . For channels 10 or over , press [ ≧ 10 , ENTER ] , then the two Main unit Operations digits . 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ MEMORY ” . e.g . To select channel 21 : [ ≧ 10 , ENTER ] → [ 2 ] → [ 1 ] 2 . Press and hold [ TUNE 2 ] . The tuner presets all the stations it can receive into the channels in ascending order . FM mode If you press and hold [ TUNE 1 ] , it starts from the current You can improve FM reception by switching reception to frequency . monaural . During automatic presetting , the memory indicator ( M ) flashes Main unit and the frequency scrolls . The memory indicator and channel numbers are displayed for a second when a station is preset . 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ FM MODE ” . The last station to be preset is displayed when presetting 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ MONO ” . finishes . Select “ AUTO ” to cancel . 3 . Press [ MENU ] . To cancel “ MONO ” lights . Press and hold [ MENU ] . To switch between FM and AM on the main unit RQT7949 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ BAND ” . 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ FM ” or “ AM ” . 3 . Press [ MENU ] . 18
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 19 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Other functions 7 8 9 DIRECT TUNING ENTER > = DISC 10 0 SLOW / SEARCH SKIP u i t y PLAY STOP PAUSE g h q FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU ENTER MUTING SUBWOOFER H . BASS SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC TV TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING - H.BASS / INPUT MODE - C.FOCUS - H.BASS / - LEVEL / INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST TONE / EFFECT / L / R BALANCE VOLUME SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE % DIGITAL % PL 2 2 POWER MENU TUNE INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN TONE / BALANCE / L / R PHONES H.Bass Input mode You can enhance low - frequency sound so that heavy bass This unit automatically detects whether input is digital or analog , sound can be heard clearly , even if the acoustics of your room but you can fix the input mode . are not optimal . Remote control Remote control Press [ INPUT MODE ] to select " AUTO " , " ANALOG " or Press [ - H.BASS / – C.FOCUS ] . " DIGITAL " . Main unit Press [ H.BASS ] . Tone The indicator lights . You can adjust the level of the bass and treble . To cancel Remote control Press [ - H.BASS / – C.FOCUS ] or [ H.BASS ] again . 1 . Press [ TONE / BALANCE ] to select “ BASS ” or “ TREBLE ” . Note 2 . Press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] to adjust bass / treble . • You cannot use H.Bass when you are using headphones . • Actual effect depends on the disc . Note • Input signals must be either analog or PCM , and Dolby Pro Center focus LogicII and SFC must be off . ( Disc where the dialogue is recorded in the center channel ) • ( SC - HT17 ) You cannot adjust the tone if DVD ANALOG 6CH You can make the sound of the center speaker seem like it is is selected . coming from within the television . Remote control Operations Balance Press and hold [ - H.BASS / – C.FOCUS ] . You can adjust the balance of the front speakers . “ C.FOCUS ” lights . The factory setting is off . Remote control 1 . Press [ TONE / BALANCE ] to select “ BALANCE ” . The center focus cannot be used in the following cases : 2 . Press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] to adjust . • When input signal is PCM or analog stereo . • ( SC - HT17 ) When DVD ANALOG 6CH is selected . Subwoofer level Muting Remote control Press [ SUBWOOFER ] . Remote control Adjust the level in 5 steps : Press [ MUTING ] . SW MIN , SW 5 , SW 10 , SW 15 , and SW MAX . To cancel Select SW - - - to stop output . Press [ MUTING ] again . Muting is also canceled when the unit is turned off . Note • Sound can be distorted if you raise the volume while subwoofer level is high . Reduce subwoofer level if this occurs . RQT7949 • ( SC - HT17 ) You cannot adjust the subwoofer level if DVD ANALOG 6CH is selected . 19
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 20 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Other functions TOP MENU 2 ENTER 2 MENU TUNE INPUT SELECTOR SUB MENU / INPUT MODE RETURN PLAY LIST TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC TV TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING - H.BASS / - LEVEL / INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST TONE / EFFECT / L / R BALANCE VOLUME SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE % DIGITAL % PL 2 2 POWER MENU TUNE INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS UP DOWN PHONES A / D attenuator Sleep timer Turn the A / D attenuator on if “ OVERFLOW ” lights frequently The SLEEP timer can turn the unit off after a set time . when using 2 - channel analog input . It does not control any other components . Main unit Main unit 1 . Press [ TUNE 2 and 1 ] at the same time to enter the 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ SLEEP ” . setup mode . 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select the desired time . The display changes as follows : 2 . Press [ INPUT SELECTOR ] to select “ A / D ATT ” . OFF v SLEEP 30 v SLEEP 60 v SLEEP 90 v 3 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ ON ” or “ OFF ” . SLEEP 120 ( minutes ) 1 ] at the same time to exit the 4 . Press [ TUNE 2 and 3 . Press [ MENU ] . setup mode . The display dims even when the dimmer is “ OFF ” . Dynamic range compression To check the setting 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ SLEEP ” . Change this setting to listen to software recorded with Dolby 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] once . The time remaining appears . Digital at low volume ( such as late at night ) and maintain audio 3 . Press [ MENU ] . clarity . It reduces the peak level in loud scenes without affecting To change a setting the sound field . Repeat the procedure from the beginning . Main unit 1 . Press [ TUNE 2 and 1 ] at the same time to enter the PCM / DTS fix mode setup mode . 2 . Press [ INPUT SELECTOR ] to select “ DR COMP ” . In rare cases , the unit may have trouble recognizing the digital signals on discs . 3 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ OFF ” , “ STANDARD ” • With the PCM signals on CDs , this may cause the beginning or “ MAX ” . of a track to be cut off . Engage the PCM FIX mode if this 4 . Press [ TUNE 2 and 1 ] at the same time to exit the occurs . setup mode . • With DTS , the signals may not be recognized at all . Engage the DTS FIX mode if this occurs . OFF : While the input source is selected : The software is played with the original dynamic range ( factory Operations Remote control setting ) . STANDARD : 1 . Press [ INPUT MODE ] to select “ DIGITAL ” The level recommended by the producer of the software for 2 . Press and hold [ INPUT MODE ] for four seconds . household viewing . The current mode is displayed . Press again to change the mode . MAX : Each time you press the button : The maximum allowable compression ( recommended for night AUTO → PCM FIX → DTS FIX viewing ) . When a FIX mode is on , the unit cannot process other signals . This may cause noise to be output . Select “ AUTO ” if this occurs . Dimmer The mode returns to AUTO when you switch the unit to standby . Dim the display for better viewing in a darkened room . For your reference Main unit If you are playing a DTS CD that contains both DTS and PCM , 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ DIMMER ” . but it isn’t playing properly , then do the following after step 1 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ OFF ” or “ ON ” . above : 3 . Press [ MENU ] . On the Main unit 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ DTS - PCM ” . 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ ON ” . 3 . Press [ MENU ] . RQT7949 If this causes noise to occur , return the setting to “ OFF ” . ( This setting is effective for each digital source . ) 20
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 21 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Other functions Making a recording TOP MENU ENTER INPUT SELECTOR SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC TV TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING - LEVEL / - H.BASS / - LEVEL / - TEST INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST EFFECT TONE / EFFECT / L / R BALANCE % DIGITAL % PL SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE 2 2 POWER MENU TUNE INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS / L / R Recording on other equipment Center Width Control " C - WDTH " You can record to a unit connected to DVR / VCR OUT . You can adjust the effect of MUSIC and PANORAMA with the You can record any analog source except DVR / VCR IN . center width control . This adjustment helps you realize a more natural sound image when listening to music . Move sound out into the front speakers 1 . Press [ INPUT SELECTOR ] to select the source to be to improve the overall front image , or add sound to the center recorded . speaker to fix the center image . 2 . Begin recording . You can choose a level between 0 ( the center speaker is Follow your recording unit’s operating instructions . dominant ) and 7 ( center sound is spread out ) . 3 . Start the source to be recorded . The default level is 3 . Remote control Note 1 . Press [ EFFECT ] to select “ C - WDTH ” . • ( SC - HT17 ) When you select DVD ANALOG 6CH mode , only 2 . Press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] to adjust the effect . sound from the front left and right channels is recorded . • This unit cannot record digital sources . Connect through the analog terminals and select " ANALOG " input . Dimension Control " DIMEN " You can adjust the effect of MUSIC and PANORAMA with the dimension control . You can make up for differences in the output level of the front and surround speakers . The RESET function You can choose a level between – 3 and + 3 — Increase the level to move sound to the front speakers , decrease to move it to the surround speakers . The default is level 0 . 2 Remote control 2 MENU TUNE 1 . Press [ EFFECT ] to select “ DIMEN ” . 2 . Press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] to adjust the effect . Adjusting SFC effects ns % DIGITAL % PL o Operati2 2 POWER MENU TUNE INPUT SELECTOR H . BASS You can adjust the sound field by adjusting the level of the speakers and the delay time of the surround speakers . These adjustments can be made for each SFC mode . To adjust the speaker level The operation settings for the unit will be initialized to the Remote control settings made at the time of shipment . However , any preset radio stations will not be erased . 1 . Press [ - LEVEL / – TEST ] to select the speaker channel . 1 . Press [ MENU ] to select “ RESET ” . Each time you press the button : 2 . Press [ TUNE 2 or 1 ] to select “ YES ” . C → RS → LS → SW To cancel , select “ NO ” . 3 . Press [ MENU ] . 2 . Press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] to adjust the level . C , RS , and LS : – 10 dB to + 10 dB SW : – – – ( off ) ↔ MIN ↔ 1 – 19 ↔ MAX To adjust the delay time Remote control 1 . Press [ EFFECT ] . RQT7949 2 . Press [ – / L ] or [ + / R ] to change the delay time . The default is 50 mSEC . ( 10 mSEC – 100 mSEC ) 21
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 22 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Remote control operation guide This remote control can operate Panasonic and Technics audiovisual components that have remote control sensors . You may need to change the remote control code . ( è page 24 ) Note that this remote control cannot operate some equipment and that it may not be able to perform some operations . DVD Watching DVDs RECEIVER AV SYSTEM DVD Switch on TV PLAYER AV SYSTEM TV TV ^ ^ TV / VIDEO ANALOG 6CH ^ DVD DRIVE - TUNER / SELECT VCR - BAND RECORDER Switch on the television and select input 2 3 1 SC - HT16 SC - HT17 CH SC - HT15 DVD 4 5 6 AV SYSTEM DVD PLAY PLAYER DVD RECORDER VOLUME PLAYER or q ^ 7 8 9 ANALOG 6CH DIRECT TUNING ENTER > = Switch on the player and start play DISC 10 0 SLOW / SEARCH SKIP Switch off u i t y SC - HT16 SC - HT17 PLAY STOP PAUSE SC - HT15 DVD DVD AV SYSTEM AV SYSTEM PLAYER TV DVD g h q RECORDER PLAYER ^ ^ ^ or ANALOG 6CH FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU Operating the DVD player / DVD recorder ENTER 2 3 1 DIRECT NAVIGATOR SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST 4 5 6 TOP MENU TV VOL TV VOL 7 8 9 DVD REC TV ENTER TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING > = Show disc menus 10 0 - H.BASS / - LEVEL / INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST Start play from a TONE / selected item SUB MENU / / L / R EFFECT MENU BALANCE PLAY LIST ENTER SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE TV VOL Skip items SKIP u i during play Show disc menus Select and enter menu items Search through SLOW / SEARCH FUNCTIONS t y the disc PAUSE DRIVE Show player menus SLOW / SEARCH SELECT Operations h t y MENU Clear menus or return to Start slow - motion play Switch between DVD RETURN previous menus MENU and HDD PAUSE TV VOL [ DVD recorder with HDD ] h When you cannot switch To view frame - by - frame to the disc or hard disk drive , after performing 2 3 1 DIRECT TUNING STOP PAUSE the following operations , DISC 4 5 g h press the button again . 1 . While pressing Specify a disc [ 5 - disc changer ] Pause play Stop play [ ENTER ] , press and hold [ 8 ] or [ 9 ] for REC MODE REC approximately 2 seconds . Select a recording Start recording ( Press 2 . Press [ DVD RECORDER ] . mode and hold ) The factory setting is [ 9 ] . When using a Panasonic DVD recorder RQT7949 Change the unit’s remote control code to match the remote control code of the DVD recorder . Preparations : Check the remote control code of the DVD recorder . For about one second hold down both [ ENTER ] and the button ( [ 1 ] , [ 2 ] or [ 3 ] ) which the same number as the remote control code set by the DVD recorder . 22 The factory setting is [ 1 ] .
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 23 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM TV / VCR Watching TV Switch on RECEIVER AV SYSTEM DVD TV PLAYER ^ ^ ANALOG 6CH DVD AV SYSTEM DRIVE - TUNER / TV SELECT VCR - BAND RECORDER TV TV / VIDEO ^ 2 3 1 Switch on the television and select input CH 4 5 6 VOLUME 7 8 9 DIRECT TUNING ENTER > = DISC 10 0 SLOW / SEARCH SKIP u i t y PLAY STOP PAUSE Switch off AV SYSTEM g h q TV ^ FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR TOP MENU Operating the TV ENTER Select channels 2 3 1 SUB MENU / 4 RETURN directly PLAY LIST CH 4 5 6 3 TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC TV 2 TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING SUB MENU / 7 8 9 RETURN PLAY LIST ENTER Change channels - H.BASS / - LEVEL / 1 > = INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST 10 0 sequentially TV VOL TV VOL TONE / / L / R EFFECT BALANCE Adjust the volume SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE Watching videotapes Switch on AV SYSTEM TV TV TV / VIDEO ^ Switch on the television and select input AV SYSTEM PLAY VCR Operations q ^ Switch on the player and start play Switch off AV SYSTEM AV SYSTEM TV VCR ^ ^ Operating the video deck Select channels 2 3 1 4 directly CH 3 4 5 6 2 SLOW / SEARCH 7 8 9 t y ENTER Change channels 1 > = 10 0 sequentially Rewind or fast - forward PAUSE RQT7949 STOP Stop play h g Pause play 23
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 24 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Remote control operation guide Using this remote control to operate equipment manufactured by Panasonic , Technics , and other companies It can also operate some other brands of televisions , video cassette players , and DVD players . Check the table for the brand and enter the code as follows . Changing the codes RECEIVER AV SYSTEM DVD TV PLAYER ^ ^ ANALOG 6CH DVD DRIVE - TUNER / SELECT VCR - BAND RECORDER TV VCR DVD player 2 3 2 3 1 1 SC - HT16 SC - HT17 4 5 6 4 5 6 2 3 1 TV VCR SC - HT15 DVD CH PLAYER DVD 4 5 6 PLAYER 7 8 9 7 8 9 VOLUME ANALOG 6CH 7 8 9 0 0 DIRECT TUNING ENTER Press and hold the button corresponding to > = DISC 10 0 the equipment Enter the second digit SLOW / SEARCH SKIP Enter the first digit u i t y The remote control outputs the on / off signal . PLAY STOP PAUSE If the code is correct , the equipment turns on or off . g h q If it doesn’t , try entering another code . FUNCTIONS DIRECT NAVIGATOR • Re - enter the codes after you change the batteries . TOP MENU ENTER Code table SUB MENU / RETURN PLAY LIST DVD DVD VCR TV TV VCR player player TV VOL TV VOL DVD REC 01,02,26 01,02,09,33 01,40 TV PANASONIC 24 ORITRON TV / VIDEO REC MODE REC MUTING 23 06,07 02,09,12,30 AIWA PHILCO - H.BASS / - LEVEL / INPUT MODE SUBWOOFER - C.FOCUS - TEST 20,35,36 06 02,09,12 04,16 APEX PHILIPS TONE / EFFECT / L / R BALANCE 39 BOSE 02,10,19 09 03 PIONEER SFC OFF % PL MUSIC AV / MOVIE 16 POLKAUDIO 01,17 DENON 02 01,02,09,33 02 QUASAR FERGUSON 13 RAITE 14 13,14,15,18,34 FISHER 02,03,04,09 08,30 18 FUNAI 03,07,09,13 02 10,11,12,23 RCA 23,24,25 02,03,07,09 02,03,11 G.E . 24,26 02 SABA 07,15 27 GOLDSTAR 14 12 SAMPO GO - VIDEO Operations 10 34 SAMSUNG HARMAN KARDON 05,07 09,10,11 11 HITACHI 14 14,18,34 SANYO 08,21 16,17 08 SHARP 12 19,25,31,38 09 JVC 39,40 32 SHINTOM 15,29 KENWOOD 18 SILVANIA 32 KLH 25 SMC 19 KONIKA 04 05,06,07,35 05,26,27 SONY 36,37 28 31 KOSS 06,07,15 02,09,12,30 SYLVANIA 03,06,07,10 10,13,14,15 LXI 14,15 18,27,30 17 30 SYMPHONIC 01 MAGNAVOX TECHNICS 06,07,11,15,22 02,09,12 02 THOMSON 38 MINTEK 10,21 23,24 04 TOSHIBA 21,22,28,29 06 MITSUBISHI 07,15,16,21 32 VENTURER 07,15 19,25,31,38 NEC RQT7949 31 VIALTA 37 NEXTBASE 01,22,30 YAMAHA 02 NORDMENDE 18,20 20 07,12 ZENITH 21,33 ONKYO 24
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 25 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Specifications ( IHF ’ 78 ) Frequency range [ SC - HT17 ] 75 Hz - 50 kHz ( - 16 dB ) n AMPLIFIER SECTION 90 Hz - 45 kHz ( - 10 dB ) RMS output power of each channel driven [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 78 Hz - 50 kHz ( - 16 dB ) 10 % total harmonic distortion 90 Hz - 45 kHz ( - 10 dB ) 1 kHz front CH [ SC - HT17 ] 170 W per channel ( 6 Ω ) x 269 mm Dimensions ( W x H x D ) 260 x 1172 or 1233 [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 70 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) x 10 - 9 / 16 ' ' ) ( 10 - 1 / 4 ' ' x 46 - 1 / 8 ' ' or 48 - 9 / 16 ' ' 1 kHz surround CH 70 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) Mass [ SC - HT17 ] 4.4 kg ( 9.6 lb . ) 1 kHz center CH 260 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) 100 Hz subwoofer CH 260 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 3.9 kg ( 8.6 lb . ) Total RMS output power [ SC - HT17 ] 1000 W Surround speaker ( SC - HT17 : SB - FS880 ) ( SC - HT16 : SB - FS15 ) ( SC - HT15 : SB - FS15 ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 800 W Type 2 Way , 2 Speaker , Bass - ref . Rated minimum sine wave RMS power output Speaker unit 1 % total harmonic distortion ( Dolby Digital mode ) Full range 8 cm ( 3 - 1 / 8 ” ) cone type , 4 Ω 120 Hz - 20kHz front CH [ SC - HT17 ] 100 W per channel ( 6 Ω ) [ SC - HT17 ] Super tweeter 6 cm ( 2 - 3 / 8 ” ) Ring Shaped Dome type , 4 Ω [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 45 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] Tweeter Piezo type , 4 Ω 120 Hz - 20 kHz surround CH 45 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) Input power ( IEC ) 70 W ( Max ) 120 Hz - 20 kHz center CH 140 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) Output sound pressure level [ SC - HT17 ] 81 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) 45 Hz - 120 Hz subwoofer CH 150 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 80 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) Total FTC output power [ SC - HT17 ] 580 W Crossover frequency [ SC - HT17 ] 7 kHz [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 470 W [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 5 kHz Rated minimum sine wave RMS power output Frequency range [ SC - HT17 ] 78 Hz - 50 kHz ( - 16 dB ) 1 % total harmonic distortion ( Stereo mode ) 90 Hz - 45 kHz ( - 10 dB ) 120 Hz - 20 kHz front CH [ SC - HT17 ] 90 W per channel ( 6 Ω ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 85 Hz - 30 kHz ( - 16 dB ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 35 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) 95 Hz - 27 kHz ( - 10 dB ) 45 - 120 Hz subwoofer CH 150 W per channel ( 4 Ω ) x 269 mm Dimensions ( W x H x D ) [ SC - HT17 ] 260 x 1172 or 1233 Total FTC output power [ SC - HT17 ] 330 W ( 10 - 1 / 4 ' ' x 46 - 1 / 8 ' ' or 48 - 9 / 16 ' ' x 10 - 9 / 16 ' ' ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 220 W [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 100 x 324 x 111 mm Total harmonic distortion ( 3 - 15 / 16 ' ' x 12 - 3 / 4 ' ' x 4 - 3 / 8 ' ' ) Half power at 1 kHz ( Front CH ) [ SC - HT17 ] 0.1 % ( 6 Ω ) Mass [ SC - HT17 ] 3.9 kg ( 8.6 lb . ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 0.1 % ( 4 Ω ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 0.9 kg ( 2.1 lb . ) Input sensitivity Center speaker ( SC - HT17 : SB - PC930 ) ( SC - HT16 : SB - PC15 ) ( SC - HT15 : SB - PC15 ) DVD , DVR / VCR , TV , GAME / AUX 400 mV , IHF ’ 66 Type 2 Way , 3 Speakers , Bass - ref . S / N ( IHF A ) Speaker unit DVD , DVR / VCR , TV , GAME / AUX 75 dB ( 85 dB , IHF ’ 66 ) Input impedance Full range 6.5 cm ( 2 - 1 / 2 ” ) cone type x 2 , 4 Ω [ SC - HT17 ] Super tweeter 6 cm ( 2 - 3 / 8 ” ) Ring Shaped Dome type , 4 Ω DVD , DVR / VCR , TV , GAME / AUX 47 kΩ [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] Tweeter 6 cm ( 2 - 3 / 8 ” ) cone type , 4 Ω Tone controls Input power ( IEC ) 260 W ( Max ) BASS 50 Hz , + 10 to - 10 dB Output sound pressure level 82 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) TREBLE 20 kHz , + 10 to - 10 dB Crossover frequency 5 kHz Frequency range [ SC - HT17 ] 110 Hz - 50 kHz ( - 16 dB ) Digital input OPTICAL 2 140 Hz - 45 kHz ( - 10 dB ) COAXIAL 1 [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 110 Hz - 45 kHz ( - 16 dB ) 140 Hz - 35 kHz ( - 10 dB ) n VIDEO SECTION ( SC - HT17 ) Dimensions ( W x H x D ) 320 x 84 x 95.5 mm ( 12 - 5 / 8 ' ' x 3 - 5 / 16 ' ' x 3 - 3 / 4 ' ' ) Output voltage at 1 V input ( unbalanced ) 1 ± 0.1 Vp - p Mass 1.4 kg ( 3.1 lb . ) Maximum input voltage 1.5 Vp - p Active subwoofer ( SC - HT17 : SB - WA17 ) ( SC - HT16 : SB - WA16 ) ( SC - HT15 : SB - WA15 ) Input / output impedance 75Ω Type 1 Way 2 Speaker , Bass - ref . Speaker unit ( Woofer ) [ SC - HT17 ] 15 cm ( 5 - 7 / 8 ’ ’ ) cone type , 4 Ω n FM TUNER SECTION [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 13 cm ( 5 - 1 / 8 ’ ’ ) cone type , 4 Ω Frequency range 87.9 - 107.9 MHz Output sound pressure level [ SC - HT17 ] 84 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) Sensitivity 11.2 dBf ( 2 µV , IHF ' 58 ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 80 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) 50 dB quieting sensitivity Frequency range [ SC - HT17 ] 34 Hz - 220 Hz ( - 16 dB ) MONO 18.3 dBf ( 4.5 µV , IHF ' 58 ) 38 Hz - 190 Hz ( - 10 dB ) STEREO 38.3 dBf ( 45 µV , IHF ' 58 ) [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 40 Hz - 220 Hz ( - 16 dB ) Total harmonic distortion 45 Hz - 180 Hz ( - 10 dB ) MONO 0.2 % Dimensions ( W x H x D ) STEREO 0.3 % [ SC - HT17 ] 285 x 402 x 520 mm ( 11 - 7 / 32 ' ' x 15 - 13 / 16 ' ' x 20 - 15 / 32 ' ' ) S / N [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 200 x 367.5 x 492 mm ( 7 - 7 / 8 ' ' x 14 - 7 / 16 ' ' x 19 - 3 / 8 ' ' ) MONO 71 dB Mass [ SC - HT17 ] 15 kg ( 33.1 lb . ) STEREO 65 dB [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 11.3 kg ( 24.9 lb . ) Frequency response 20 Hz - 15 kHz , + 1 dB , - 2 dB Image rejection at 98 MHz 40dB n GENERAL Stereo separation Power supply AC 120 V , 60 Hz 1 kHz 40 dB Power consumption Antenna terminal 75 Ω ( unbalanced ) ( Main unit ) 25 W ( Subwoofer ) [ SC - HT17 ] 390 W n AM TUNER SECTION [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 340 W Reference Frequency range 530 - 1710 kHz Dimensions ( W x H x D ) ( Main unit ) Sensitivity 450µV / m 430 x 63 x 260 mm ( 16 - 15 / 16 ' ' x 2 - 15 / 32 ' ' x 10 - 1 / 4 ' ' ) Selectivity 20 dB Mass ( Main unit ) [ SC - HT17 ] 1.9 kg ( 4.2 lb . ) n SPEAKER SECTION [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 1.8 kg ( 4.0 lb . ) Front speaker ( SC - HT17 : SB - FS930 ) ( SC - HT16 : SB - FS880 ) ( SC - HT15 : SB - FS880 ) Type [ SC - HT17 ] 2 Way , 3 Speakers , Bass - ref . Power consumption in standby mode : 1W [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 2 Way , 2 Speaker , Bass - ref . Notes : Speaker unit 1 . Specifications are subject to change without notice . Full range [ SC - HT17 ] 8 cm ( 3 - 1 / 8 ” ) cone type x 2 , 6 Ω Mass and dimensions are approximate . [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 8 cm ( 3 - 1 / 8 ” ) cone type , 4 Ω Super tweeter [ SC - HT17 ] 6 cm ( 2 - 3 / 8 ” ) Ring Shaped Dome type , 6 Ω 2 . Total harmonic distortion is measured by the digital spectrum analyzer . [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 6 cm ( 2 - 3 / 8 ” ) Ring Shaped Dome type , 4 Ω Input power ( IEC ) [ SC - HT17 ] 170 W ( Max ) For main unit [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 70 W ( Max ) Marking sign is located on bottom of the unit . Output sound pressure level [ SC - HT17 ] 84 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) RQT7949 [ SC - HT16 ] [ SC - HT15 ] 81 dB / W ( 1.0 m ) Crossover frequency 7 kHz 25
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 26 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Listening caution CAUTION ! DO NOT INSTALL OR PLACE THIS UNIT IN A BOOKCASE , BUILT - IN CABINET OR IN ANOTHER EST . 1924 CONFINED SPACE . ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL VENTILATED . TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD DUE TO OVERHEATING , ENSURE Selecting fine audio equipment such as the unit you’ve just THAT CURTAINS AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS DO NOT purchased is only the start of your musical enjoyment . Now it’s OBSTRUCT THE VENTILATION VENTS . time to consider how you can maximize the fun and excitement your equipment offers . This manufacturer and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you CAUTION ! to get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level . Do not place anything on top of this unit or block the heat One that lets the sound come through loud and clear without radiation vents in any way . In particular , do not place tape annoying blaring or distortion - and , most importantly , without decks or CD / DVD players on this unit as heat radiated from it affecting your sensitive hearing . can damage your software . We recommend that you avoid prolonged exposure to excessive User memo : noise . DATE OF PURCHASE DEALER NAME Sound can be deceiving . Over time your hearing “ comfort level ” DEALER ADDRESS adapts to higher volumes of sound . So what sounds “ normal ” can actually be loud and harmful to your hearing . TELEPHONE NUMBER Guard against this by setting your equipment at a safe level BEFORE your hearing adapts . To establish a safe level : The model number and serial number of this product can be • Start your volume control at a low setting . found on either the back or the bottom of the unit . Please • Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably note them in the space provided below and keep for future and clearly , and without distortion . reference . Once you have established a comfortable sound level : MODEL NUMBER • Set the dial and leave it there . SERIAL NUMBER Taking a minute to do this now will help to prevent hearing damage or loss in the future . After all , we want you listening for a lifetime . Maintenance If the surfaces are dirty To clean this unit , wipe with a soft , dry cloth . • Never use alcohol , paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit . • Before using chemically treated cloth , carefully read the instructions that came with the cloth . Product Service 1 . Damage requiring service — The unit should be serviced by qualified Product information service personnel if : ( a ) The AC power supply cord or the plug has been damaged ; or For product information or assistance with product operation : ( b ) Objects or liquids have gotten into the unit ; or ( c ) The unit has been exposed to rain ; or Reference In the U.S.A . , refer to “ Customer Services Directory ” on page 27 . ( d ) The unit does not operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance ; or In Canada , contact the Panasonic Canada Inc . Customer Care Centre at ( e ) The unit has been dropped or the cabinet damaged . 2 . Servicing — Do not attempt to service the unit beyond that described 905 - 624 - 5505 , orvisitthewebsite ( www.panasonic.ca ) , oranauthorized in these operating instructions . Refer all other servicing to authorized Servicentre closest to you . servicing personnel . 3 . Replacement parts — When parts need replacing ensure the servicer uses parts specified by the manufacturer or parts that have the same characteristics as the original parts . Unauthorized substitutes may result in fire , electric shock , or other hazards . 4 . Safety check — After repairs or service , ask the servicer to perform safety checks to confirm that the unit is in proper working condition . The servicer will require all components to service your system . RQT7949 Therefore , should service ever be necessary , be sure to bring the entire system . 26
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 27 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Warranty ( U.S.A . ) Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company , Panasonic Puerto Rico , Inc . Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America Ave . 65 de Infantería , Km . 9.5 One Panasonic Way Secaucus , New Jersey 07094 San Gabriel Industrial Park , Carolina , Puerto Rico 00985 Panasonic Audio Products Limited Warranty Limited Warranty Coverage Carry - In or Mail - In Service If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or For Carry - In or Mail - In Service in the United States call 1 - 800 - 211 - PANA ( 1 - 800 - workmanship , Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Puerto Rico , 211 - 7262 ) or visit Panasonic web site : http : / / www.panasonic.com Inc . ( collectively referred to as “ the warrantor ” ) will , for the length of the period indicated For assistance in Puerto Rico call Panasonic Puerto Rico , inc . ( 787 ) - 750 - 4300 or fax on the chart below , which starts with the date of original purchase ( “ warranty period ” ) , ( 787 ) - 768 - 2910 . at its option either ( a ) repair your product with new or refurbished parts , or ( b ) replace it Limited Warranty Limits And Exclusions with a new or a refurbished product . The decision to repair or replace will be made by This warranty ONLY COVERS failures due to defects in materials or workmanship , the warrantor . and DOES NOT COVER normal wear and tear or cosmetic damage . The warranty ALSO DOES NOT COVER damages which occurred in shipment , or failures which are caused by products not supplied by the warrantor , or failures which result from accidents , misuse , abuse , neglect , mishandling , misapplication , alteration , faulty Product or Part Name Parts Labor installation , set - up adjust - ments , misadjustment of consumer controls , improper maintenance , power line surge , lightning damage , modification , or commercial use Audio Products ( except items listed below ) One ( 1 ) year One ( 1 ) year ( such as in a hotel , office , restaurant , or other business ) , rental use of the product , USB Reader - Writer , Personal Computer service by anyone other than a Factory Servicenter or other Authorized Servicer , or One ( 1 ) year Not Applicable Card Adapters damage that is attributable to acts of God . ( in exchange for defective item ) THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES EXCEPT AS LISTED UNDER Accessories : Headphones , Cartridges , Ninety ( 90 ) days Ninety ( 90 ) days “ LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE ” . THE WARRANTOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR Microphones , Adapters INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE Rechargeable Batteries , DVD - R / - RAM Discs Ten ( 10 ) days Not Applicable OF THIS PRODUCT , OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY . ( in exchange for defective item ) ( As examples , this excludes damages for lost time , travel to and from the servicer , SD Memory Cards , Rechargeable Battery Ninety ( 90 ) days Not Applicable loss of media or images , data or other memory content . The items listed are not Packs ( in exchange for defective item ) exclusive , but are for illustration only . ) ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES , INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY , ARE LIMITED TO THE PERIOD OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential During the “ Labor ” warranty period there will be no charge for labor . During the “ Parts ” damages , or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts , so the exclusions may not warranty period , there will be no charge for parts . You must carry - in or mail - in your apply to you . product during the warranty period . If non - rechargeable batteries are included , they are This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary not warranted . This warranty only applies to products purchased and serviced in the from state to state . If a problem with this product develops during or after the warranty United States or Puerto Rico . This warranty is extended only to the original purchaser period , you may contact your dealer or Servicenter . If the problem is not handled to your of a new product which was not sold “ as is ” . A purchase receipt or other proof of the satisfaction , then write to the warrantor’s Consumer Affairs Department at the addresses original purchase date is required for warranty service . listed for the warrantor . PARTS AND SERVICE WHICH ARE NOT COVERED BY THIS LIMITED WARRANTY ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY . CustomerServicesDirectory ObtainProductInformationandOperatingAssistance ; locatenearestDealerorServicenter ; purchasePartsand Accessories ; ormakeCustomerServiceandLiteraturerequestsbyvisitingourWebSiteat : http : / / www.panasonic.com / consumersupport or , contactusviathewebat : http : / / www.panasonic.com / contactinfo Youmayalsocontactusdirectlyat : 1 ‐ 800 ‐ 211 ‐ PANA ( 7262 ) , Monday ‐ Friday9am ‐ 9pm ; Saturday ‐ Sunday10am ‐ 7pm , EST . ForhearingorspeechimpairedTTYusers , TTY : 1 ‐ 877 ‐ 833 ‐ 8855 AccessoryPurchases PurchaseParts , AccessoriesandInstructionBooksonlineforallPanasonicProductsbyvisitingourWebSiteat : Reference http : / / www.pasc.panasonic.com or , sendyourrequestbyE ‐ mailto : npcparts @ us.panasonic.com Youmayalsocontactusdirectlyat : 1 - 800 - 332 - 5368 ( Phone ) 1 - 800 - 237 - 9080 ( Fax Only ) ( Monday – Friday9amto8pm , EST . ) PanasonicServicesCompany 2042184thAvenueSouth , Kent , WA98032 ( WeAcceptVisa , MasterCard , DiscoverCard , AmericanExpress , andPersonalChecks ) ForhearingorspeechimpairedTTYusers , TTY : 1 ‐ 866 ‐ 605 ‐ 1277 ServiceinPuertoRico RQT7949 PanasonicPuertoRico , Inc . Ave . 65deInfantería , Km . 9.5 , SanGabrielIndustrialPark , Carolina , PuertoRico00985 Phone ( 787 ) 750 ‐ 4300 , Fax ( 787 ) 768 ‐ 2910 27
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SC - HT17PP - EN.fm Page 28 Thursday , March 17 , 2005 9 : 56 AM Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service , make the below checks . If you are in doubt about some of the check points , or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem , refer to the “ Customer Services Directory ” on page 27 if you reside in the U.S.A , or refer to the “ Product information ” on page 26 if you reside in Canada . Common problems Pages • Ensure the AC power supply cord and system cable are connected . 9 No power . 15 • Turn the volume up . 7 - 12 • Check connections to speakers and other equipment . 15 • Select the correct source . No sound . 13 • Change the D - INPUT setting to suit the type of connection you have made . 920 • Check that the digital signals can be decoded by this unit . • Turn PCM FIX or DTS FIX off . “ F76 ” appears on the • Determine and correct the cause , then switch the unit on . display , and the unit turns Causes include : off . − Shorting ( bare wires touching ) of positive and negative speaker wires . 7 “ FAN LOCK ” appears on − Using the subwoofer in a hot environment without proper ventilation . – the display . Consult your dealer if the problem occurs again after turning the unit on . “ F 70 ” appears on the • Turn the unit off , disconnect the AC power supply cord , and consult your – display . dealer . Sound Pages Sound is not heard from the center , surround , or • The source may be stereo . Use Dolby Pro LogicII or SFC . 15 subwoofer speakers . Cannot use Dolby Pro • You cannot use Dolby Pro LogicII or SFC when input is PCM with 15 LogicII or SFC . sampling frequencies of 96 or 88.2 kHz . Radio Pages 12 • Connect the appropriate antenna . ( You may need an outdoor antenna or one with more elements . ) 12 • Adjust the position of the FM or AM antenna . The radio cannot be tuned 19 • Reduce the treble . in or there is a lot of noise – – • Turn off nearby televisions , video decks and DVD players . and interference . • Separate the antenna from other cables , leads , and appliances . 19 • Press and hold [ H.BASS ] on the main unit so “ DEFEAT ” appears ( the DSP is defeated ) . This should reduce noise . The unit cannot play multiple There is a lot of noise channel sound while the DSP is defeated , so repeat this to reengage the when listening to AM . DSP . Panasonic Canada Inc . Panasonic Puerto Rico , Inc . Panasonic Consumer Electronics En 5770 Ambler Drive Ave . 65 de InfanterÍa , Km . 9.5 Company , Division of Panasonic Mississauga , Ontario San Gabriel Industrial Park , Carolina , Corporation of North America L4W 2T3 Puerto Rico 00985 One Panasonic Way Secaucus , www.panasonic.ca New Jersey 07094 http : / / www.panasonic.com C 2005 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co . , Ltd RQT7949 - 1P Printed in Malaysia H0105ZZ1025
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