Pioneer VSX-51 Stereo Receiver User Manual

The System Setup and Other Setup menus
1 Select ‘Speaker Distance’ from the
Manual SP Setup menu.
2 Adjust the distance of each speaker
using k/l.
You can adjust the distance of each speaker in
1/2 inch Increments.
3 When you’re finished, press RETURN.
You will return to the Manual SP Setup menu.
! For best surround sound, make sure the
surround back speakers are the same
distance from the listening position.
Most soundtracks mixed for cinema sound too
bright when played back in large rooms. The
X-Curve setting acts as a kind of re-equalization
for home theater listening, and restores proper
tonal balance of movie soundtracks.
1 Select ‘X-Curve’ from the
Manual SP Setup menu.
2 Choose the X-Curve setting you want.
Use k/l to adjust the setting. The X-Curve
is expressed as a downwards slope in deci-
bels per octave, starting at 2 kHz. The sound
becomes less bright as the slope increases (to
a maximum of –3.0dB/oct). Use the following
guidelines to set the X-Curve according to your
room size:
Room size (ft
400 550 650 800 2200 12000
–0.5 –1.0 –1.5 –2.0 –2.5 –3.0
! If you select OFF, the frequency curve will be
flat and the X-Curve has no effect.
3 When you’re finished, press RETURN.
Network Setup menu
Setting up the network to listen to Internet radio
on this receiver.
1 Press on the remote control,
then press HOME MENU.
A Graphical User Interface (GUI) screen
appears on your TV. Use i/j/k/l and
ENTER to navigate through the screens and
select menu items. Press RETURN to exit the
current menu.
2 Select ‘System Setup’ from the
Home Menu.
3 Select ‘Network Setup’ from the
System Setup menu.
4 Select the setting you want to adjust.
If you are doing this for the first time, you may
want to adjust these settings in order:
! IP Address, Proxy – Sets up the IP address/
Proxy of this receiver (page 67).
! Network Standby – Allows the AVNavigator
or iControlAV2 function to be used even
when the receiver is in the standby mode
(page 68).
! Friendly Name – The name of the receiver
displayed on a computer or other device
connected to the network can be changed
(page 68).
! Parental Lock – Restricts usage of network
functions (page 68).
! Port Number Setting – Sets the numbers of
the ports where signals from IP Control are
received (page 68).
! Wireless LAN Converter – Used to make the
wireless LAN converter’s access point and IP
address settings (page 68).
For the wireless LAN converter, use the
separately sold AS-WL300.
IP address/Proxy setting
In case the router connected to the LAN termi-
nal on this receiver is a broadband router (with
a built-in DHCP server function), simply turn on
the DHCP server function, and you will not need
to set up the network manually. You must set up
the network as described below only when you
have connected this receiver to a broadband
router without a DHCP server function. Before
you set up the network, consult with your ISP or
the network manager for the required settings.
It is advised that you also refer to the operation
manual supplied with your network component.
! In case you make changes to the network
configuration without the DHCP server
function, make the corresponding changes to
the network settings of this receiver.
IP Address
The IP address to be entered must be defined
within the following ranges. If the IP address
defined is beyond the following ranges, you
cannot play back audio files stored on compo-
nents on the network or listen to Internet radio
Class A: to
Class B: to
Class C: to
Subnet Mask
In case an xDSL modem or a terminal adapter
is directly connected to this receiver, enter the
subnet mask provided by your ISP on paper. In
most cases, enter
Default Gateway
In case a gateway (router) is connected to this
receiver, enter the corresponding IP address.
Primary DNS Server/
Secondary DNS Server
In case there is only one DNS server address
provided by your ISP on paper, enter it in the
Primary DNS Server’ field. In case there are
more than two DNS server addresses, enter
Secondary DNS Server’ in the other DNS
server address field.
Proxy Hostname/Proxy Port
This setting is required when you connect
this receiver to the Internet via a proxy server.
Enter the IP address of your proxy server in the
Proxy Hostname’ field. Also, enter the port
number of your proxy server in the ‘Proxy Port
1 Select ‘IP Address, Proxy’ from the
Network Setup menu.
2 Select the DHCP setting you want.
When you select ON, the network is automati-
cally set up, and you do not need to follow Steps
3. Proceed with Step 4.
If there is no DHCP server on the network and
you select ON, this receiver will use its own
Auto IP function to determine the IP address.
! The IP address determined by the Auto IP
function is 169.254.X.X. You cannot listen to
an Internet radio station if the IP address is
set for the Auto IP function.
3 Enter the IP Address, Subnet Mask,
Default Gateway, Primary DNS Server and
Secondary DNS Server.
Press i/j to select a number and k/l to
move the cursor.
4 Select ‘OFF’ or ‘ON’ for the
Enable Proxy Server setting to deactivate
or activate the proxy server.
In case you select ‘OFF’, proceed with Step 7. In
case you select ‘ON’, on the other hand, pro-
ceed with Step 5.
5 Enter the address of your proxy server
or the domain name.
Use i/j to select a character, k/l to set the
position, and ENTER to confirm your selection.