READ INSTRUCTIONS -- All the safety and
operating instructions should be read before
the product is operated.
RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS -- The safety and
operating instructions should be retained for
HEED WARNINGS -- All warnings on the
product and in the operating instructions should
be adhered to.
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS -- All operating and
use instructions should be followed.
CLEANING -- Unplug this product from the wall
outlet before cleaning. The product should be
cleaned only with a polishing cloth or a soft dry
cloth. Never clean with furniture wax, benzine,
insecticides or other volatile liquids since they
may corrode the cabinet.
ATTACHMENTS -- Do not use attachments not
recommended by the product manufacturer as
they may cause hazards.
WATER AND MOISTURE -- Do not use this
product near water Ñ for example, near a
bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry
tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming
pool; and the like.
ACCESSORIES -- Do not place this product on
an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table.
The product may fall, causing serious injury to a
child or adult, and serious damage to the
product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table recommended by the
manufacturer, or sold with the product. Any
mounting of the product should follow the
manufacturerÕs instructions, and should use a
mounting accessory recommended by the
CART -- A product and cart
combination should be moved with
care. Quick stops, excessive force,
and uneven surfaces may cause the
product and cart combination to
VENTILATION -- Slots and openings in the
cabinet are provided for ventilation and to
ensure reliable operation of the product and to
protect it from overheating, and these openings
must not be blocked or covered. The openings
should never be blocked by placing the product
on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
This product should not be placed in a built-in
installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturerÕs instructions have been adhered
POWER SOURCES -- This product should be
operated only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not
sure of the type of power supply to your home,
consult your product dealer or local power
LOCATION The appliance should be installed
in a stable location.
NONUSE PERIODS The power cord of the
appliance should be unplugged from the outlet
when left unused for a long period of time.
GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION
· If this product is equipped with a polarized
alternating current line plug (a plug having one
blade wider than the other), it will fit into the
outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If
you are unable to insert the plug fully into the
outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should
still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace
your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety
purpose of the polarized plug.
· If this product is equipped with a three-wire
grounding type plug, a plug having a third
(grounding) pin, it will only fit into a grounding
type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If
you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet,
contact your electrician to replace your
obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety
purpose of the grounding type plug.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
The lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol, within an equilateral
triangle, is intended to alert the
user to the presence of uninsulated
Òdangerous voltageÓ within the
product's enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user to the presence of
instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
Location: underside of the unit
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POWER-CORD PROTECTION -- Power-supply
cords should be routed so that they are not
likely to be walked on or pinched by items
placed upon or against them, paying particular
attention to cords at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from
OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING -- If an
outside antenna or cable system is connected
to the product, be sure the antenna or cable
system is grounded so as to provide some
protection against voltage surges and built-up
static charges. Article 810 of the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides
information with regard to proper grounding of
the mast and supporting structure, grounding
of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit,
size of grounding conductors, location of
antenna-discharge unit, connection to
grounding electrodes, and requirements for the
grounding electrode. See Figure A.
LIGHTNING -- For added protection for this
product during a lightning storm, or when it is
left unattended and unused for long periods of
time, unplug it from the wall outlet and
disconnect the antenna or cable system. This
will prevent damage to the product due to
lightning and power-line surges.
POWER LINES -- An outside antenna system
should not be located in the vicinity of
overhead power lines or other electric light or
power circuits, or where it can fall into such
power lines or circuits. When installing an
outside antenna system, extreme care should
be taken to keep from touching such power
lines or circuits as contact with them might be
OVERLOADING -- Do not overload wall outlets,
extension cords, or integral convenience
receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTRY -- Never push
objects of any kind into this product through
openings as they may touch dangerous voltage
points or short-out parts that could result in a
fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any
kind on the product.
SERVICING -- Do not attempt to service this
product yourself as opening or removing covers
may expose you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service
[For U.S. model]
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE
TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
NOTE: THE NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
COMPARTMENT WARNING IS LOCATED ON
THE APPLIANCE BOTTOM.
DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE -- Unplug this
product from the wall outlet and refer servicing
to qualified service personnel under the
· When the power-supply cord or plug is
· If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen
into the product.
· If the product has been exposed to rain or
· If the product does not operate normally by
following the operating instructions. Adjust only
those controls that are covered by the
operating instructions as an improper
adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive work
by a qualified technician to restore the product
to its normal operation.
· If the product has been dropped or damaged in
· When the product exhibits a distinct change in
performance -- this indicates a need for
REPLACEMENT PARTS -- When replacement
parts are required, be sure the service
technician has used replacement parts
specified by the manufacturer or have the
same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire,
electric shock, or other hazards.
SAFETY CHECK -- Upon completion of any
service or repairs to this product, ask the
service technician to perform safety checks to
determine that the product is in proper
WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING -- The product
should not be mounted to a wall or ceiling.
HEAT -- The product should be situated away
from heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other products (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
NEC -- NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
LEAD IN WIRE
The serial number for this equipment is located
on the bottom (DVD/CD Tuner) / Rear panel
(Powered Subwoofer). Please write this serial
number on your enclosed warranty card and
keep it in a secure area. This is for your security.
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[For Canadian model]
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
[Pour le modèle Canadien]
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est
conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and
found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/
TV technician for help.
Information to User
Alteration or modifications carried out without
appropriate authorization may invalidate the
user's right to operate the equipment. H011_En
[For Canadian model]
CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
NOT USE THIS (POLARIZED) PLUG WITH AN
EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE OR OTHER
OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY
INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE.
ATTENTION: POUR PREVENIR LES CHOCS
ELECTRIQUES NE PAS UTILISER CETTE FICHE
POLARISEE AVEC UN PROLONGATEUR UNE
PRISE DE COURANT OU UNE AUTRE SORTIE
DE COURANT, SAUF SI LES LAMES PEUVENT
ETRE INSEREES A FOND SANS EN LAISSER
AUCUNE PARTIE A DECOUVERT.
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by method claims
of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual
property rights owned by Macrovision
Corporation and other rights owners. Use of
this copyright protection technology must be
authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is
intended for home and other limited viewing
uses only unless otherwise authorized by
Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering
or disassembly is prohibited.
· Use of controls or adjustments or
performance of procedures other than those
specified herein may result in hazardous
· The use of optical instruments with this
product will increase eye hazard.
[For U.S. model]
ENERGY STAR¨ and the
certification mark are
registered US marks.
This product is for general household purposes.
Any failure due to use for other than household
purposes (such as long-term use for business
purposes in a restaurant or use in a car or ship)
and which requires repair will be charged for
even during the warranty period.
This product includes FontAvenue® fonts
licenced by NEC corporation. FontAvenue is
a registered trademark of NEC Corporation.
This system is designed to use 0.78W of
electricity when power is switched to
Handling the power cord on this product or
cords associated with accessories sold with
the product will expoes you to lead, a chemical
known to the State of California and other
governmental entities to cause cancer and
birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.
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Wall-mounting the center and
surround speaker system
· Remember that the speaker system is
heavy and that its weight could cause the
wood screws to work loose, or the wall
material to fail to support it, resulting in
the speaker falling. Make sure that the
wall you intend to mount the speakers on
is strong enough to support them. Do not
mount on plywood or soft surface walls.
· Mounting screws are not supplied. Use
screws that are suitable for the wall
material and that will support the weight
of the speaker.
· If you are unsure of the qualities and
strength of the walls, consult a
professional for advice.
· Pioneer is not responsible for any
accidents or damage that result from
· Install components so that there are no
obstructions above or either side, and
nothing blocking ventilation holes.
· Leave at least 2 in. / 5 cm of free space
around the subwoofer and at least 11 in. /
28cm above and 6 in. / 15cm to the left and
right of the DVD/CD Tuner, as shown
below. Remember to also leave 6 in. /
15cm of space at the rear.
· Use a vacuum cleaner periodically to clean
the port of the subwoofer to keep it free of
2 in. / 5 cm
Powered subwoofer unit
11 in. / 28 cm
DVD/CD Tuner unit
Protrusion: 0.2 in. - 0.3 in.
0.2 in. /
0.2 in. /
0.4 in. /