Enjoying sound field effects optimized for the type of
The unit is equipped with a variety of sound programs.
You can enjoy playback sources with your favorite sound mode, such as with a sound
field effect added or with stereo playback.
• We recommend a sound program in the “MOVIE” category to enjoy video content.
• We recommend a sound program in the “MUSIC” category to enjoy music content.
• We recommend a sound program in the “STEREO” category to enjoy stereo
For details on the sound programs, see the following:
• “Selecting sound programs” (p.78)
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Enjoying sound field effects without surround
speakers (Virtual CINEMA DSP)
If you select one of the sound programs (except 2ch Stereo and 5ch Stereo) when no
surround speakers are connected, the unit automatically creates the surround sound
field using the front speakers.
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Enjoying surround sound with 5 speakers placed in
front (Virtual CINEMA FRONT)
You can enjoy the surround sound even when the surround speakers are placed in
When “Virtual CINEMA FRONT” in the “Setup” menu is set to “On”, the unit creates the
virtual surround speakers in the rear side to allow you to enjoy multichannel surround
sound with the 5 speakers placed in the front.
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Enjoying surround sound with headphones (SILENT
You can enjoy surround or sound field effects, like a multichannel speaker system, with
stereo headphones by connecting the headphones to the PHONES jack and selecting
a sound program or a surround decoder.