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To use headphones with the unit, plug the headphones
into the PHONES socket in the centre of the front panel.
When headphones are plugged into the front panel
PHONES socket, the outputs for Zone1 are muted and
the audio will be down-mixed to two channels (2.0). e
two-channel down-mix is required so that the centre
channel and surround information can be heard via the
Using Zone2 and 3
Zone2 provides the option for the occupants of the
master bedroom, conservatory, kitchen, etc. to view or
listen to a dierent source at a dierent volume level
from the main zone (Zone1).
Zone3 (AVR600/AV888 only) provides for a third living
space to have a copy of the audio signal in Zone2 at a
dierent volume level.
Extended front panel menu
Pressing the MENU key and holding it for longer than
four seconds will bring up the Extended Menu, allowing
you to perform the following:
Restore to factory defaults
is option allows you to restore all settings on your
AVR500/AVR600/AV888 to the defaults that it le
the factory with. Note that this also erases any secure
backups stored on the unit.
Restore secure backup
Store secure backup
is option allows you to restore from and store to a
PIN-protected copy of your settings. e default PIN is
Change remote code
e default RC5 system code the unit responds to is
16. If required, for example due to another device in
your system also using this RC5 system code, it can be
changed to 19.
Information on the soware version of the unit can be
Updating firmware using a PC
Using a PC application (available on request from
Arcam), you can update the rmware in your AVR500/
AVR600/AV888 using the back panel RS232 port
connected to your PC.