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xC.ST.EX C (CINEMA STUDIO EX C) DCS
Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony
Pictures Entertainment scoring stage. This mode is
ideal for watching musicals or films where orchestra
music is featured in the soundtrack.
About CINEMA STUDIO EX modes
CINEMA STUDIO EX modes are suitable for
watching motion picture DVDs (etc.), with
multi channel surround effects. You can
reproduce the sound characteristics of Sony
Pictures Entertainment’s dubbing studio in your
The CINEMA STUDIO EX modes consist of
the following three elements.
• Virtual Multi Dimension
Creates 5 sets of virtual speakers from a single
pair of actual surround speakers.
• Screen Depth Matching
Creates the sensation that the sound is coming
from inside the screen like in theaters.
• Cinema Studio Reverberation
Reproduces the type of reverberation found in
The CINEMA STUDIO EX modes integrate
these three elements simultaneously.
• The effects provided by the virtual speakers may
cause increased noise in the playback signal.
• When listening with sound fields that employ the
virtual speakers, you will not be able to hear any
sound coming directly from the surround speakers.
Selecting a sound field for
Press MUSIC repeatedly to select the
sound field you want.
The selected sound field appears in the display.
Reproduces the acoustics of a classical concert hall.
xJAZZ (JAZZ CLUB)
Reproduces the acoustics of a jazz club.
xCONCERT (LIVE CONCERT)
Reproduces the acoustics of a 300-seat live house.
To turn off the surround effect
Press 2CH to select “2CH ST.” or press A.F.D.
repeatedly to select “A.F.D. AUTO”.
• The receiver lets you apply the last selected sound
field to an input whenever it is selected (Sound Field
Link). For example, if you select HALL for the
SA-CD/CD input, then change to a different input
and then return to SA-CD/CD, HALL will
automatically be applied again.
• You can identify the encoding format of DVD
software, etc. by looking at the logo on the package.
– : Dolby Digital discs
– : Dolby Surround encoded
– : DTS Digital Surround encoded programs
• Sound fields do not function for the signals with a
sampling frequency of more than 48 kHz.
• When one of the following sound fields are selected,
no sound is output from the sub woofer if all the
speakers are set to “LARGE” in the SET UP menu.
However, the sound will be output from the sub
woofer if the digital input signal contains LFE (Low
Frequency Effect) signals, or if the front, center, or
surround speakers are set to “SMALL”.
– JAZZ CLUB
– LIVE CONCERT
Sound field Display
JAZZ CLUB JAZZ
LIVE CONCERT CONCERT
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