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• Try not to place the surround speakers
further away from the listening position
than the front and center speakers. Doing
so can weaken the surround sound effect.
• Make sure all speakers are installed
securely to prevent accidents and improve
• Subwoofer and (CX505 model only) front
speakers only – Do not attach these
speakers to the wall or ceiling. They may
fall off and cause injury.
Connecting the radio antennas
Connecting the supplied antennas will allow
you to listen to both AM and FM radio
broadcasts. If you find that reception quality is
poor, an outdoor antenna should give you
better sound quality — see Connecting external
antennas below for more on how to do this.
1 Pull off the protective shields of both AM
2 Push open the tabs, then insert one wire
fully into each terminal, then release the tabs
to secure the AM antenna wires.
3 Fix the AM loop antenna to the stand.
To fix the stand to the antenna, bend in the
direction indicated by the arrow (fig. a) then
clip the loop onto the stand (fig. b).
• If you plan to mount the AM antenna to a
wall or other surface, secure the stand with
screws (fig. c) before clipping the loop to
the stand. Make sure the reception is clear.
4 Place the AM antenna on a flat surface
and point in the direction giving the best
Don’t let it come into contact with metal
objects and avoid placing near computers,
television sets or other electrical appliances.
5 Connect the FM wire antenna in the same
way as the AM loop antenna.
For best results, extend the FM antenna fully
and fix to a wall or door frame. Don’t drape
loosely or leave coiled up.
Connecting external antennas
External AM antenna
Use 5 to 6 meters of vinyl-insulated wire and set
up either indoors or outdoors. Leave the AM
loop antenna connected.
UNBAL 75 Ω
fig. a fig. b fig. c
UNBAL 75 Ω
5 m to 6 m
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