Pioneer VSX-51 Stereo Receiver User Manual

01 Before you start
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in the European Union.
(Symbol examples for batteries)
Operating range of remote
control unit
The remote control may not work properly if:
! There are obstacles between the remote
control and the receiver’s remote sensor.
! Direct sunlight or fluorescent light is shining
onto the remote sensor.
! The receiver is located near a device that is
emitting infrared rays.
! The receiver is operated simultaneously with
another infrared remote control unit.
7 m (23 ft.)
About operation of the
receiver with a mobile
terminal (iPod, iPhone, etc.)
The receiver can be controlled from the mobile
terminal by installing a special application on
the mobile terminal. For details, see the product
information on the Pioneer website.
This special application may be changed or
discontinued without notice.
About using AVNavigator
(included CD-ROM)
The included AVNavigator CD-ROM contains
Wiring Navi allowing you to easily make the
receiver’s connections and initial settings in
dialog fashion. High precision initial settings
can be completed easily simply by following the
instructions on the screen to make the connec-
tions and settings.
There are also other features enabling easy use
of various functions, including an Interactive
Manual that operates in association with the
receiver, updating of various types of software,
and MCACC Application that lets you check the
MCACC measurement results on 3D graphs.
Installing AVNavigator
1 Load the included AVNavigator
CD-ROM into your computer’s CD drive.
! The installation screen is displayed. Proceed
to step 2.
! If the installation screen does not appear,
start the installer (AVNV_XXX_xxx.exe).
2 Follow the instructions on the screen
to install.
When “Finish” is selected, installation is
3 Remove the included AVNavigator
CD-ROM from the computer’s CD drive.
Handling the CD-ROM
Operating Environment
! This CD-ROM can be used with Microsoft
! A browser is at times used for AVNavigator
functions. The supported browser is Microsoft
Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8. With other
browsers, some functions may be limited or
the display may not appear properly.
Before you start
Checking what’s in the box
Please check that you’ve received the following
supplied accessories:
! Setup microphone (cable: 5 m (16.4 ft.))
! Remote control unit
! AAA size IEC R03 dry cell batteries (to confirm
system operation) x2
! AM loop antenna
! FM wire antenna
! iPod cable
! Power cord
! CD-ROM (AVNavigator)
! Warranty card
! These operating instructions
Installing the receiver
! When installing this unit, make sure to put it
on a level and stable surface.
! Don’t install it on the following places:
on a color TV (the screen may distort)
near a cassette deck (or close to a device that
gives off a magnetic field). This may interfere
with the sound.
in direct sunlight
in damp or wet areas
in extremely hot or cold areas
in places where there is vibration or other
in places that are very dusty
in places that have hot fumes or oils (such as
a kitchen)
! Do not touch this receiver’s bottom panel
while the power is on or just after it is turned
off. The bottom panel becomes hot when the
power is on (or right after it is turned off) and
could cause burns.
Loading the batteries
The batteries included with the unit are to check
initial operations; they may not last over a long
period. We recommend using alkaline batteries
that have a longer life.
! Do not use or store batteries in direct sunlight
or other excessively hot place, such as inside a
car or near a heater. This can cause batteries
to leak, overheat, explode or catch fire. It
can also reduce the life or performance of
Incorrect use of batteries may result in such
hazards as leakage and bursting. Observe the
following precautions:
! Never use new and old batteries together.
! Insert the plus and minus sides of the
batteries properly according to the marks in
the battery case.
! Batteries with the same shape may have
different voltages. Do not use different
batteries together.
! When disposing of used batteries, please
comply with governmental regulations or
environmental public instruction’s rules that
apply in your country or area.