Inputs and Outputs Notes
System Overview: The Pioneer
HTD-630DV is an integrated system which includes a 5-disc carousel-type DVD/CD
changer/receiver, bookshelf front and center speakers, a passive subwoofer, and
a wireless surround speaker system.
DVD-Audio/SACD Compatible: This
system is compatible with both DVD-Audio and SACD discs. The built-in
24-bit/192kHz DAC (digital-to-analog converter) can deliver exceptional sound
quality from these high-sampling-rate discs in terms of dynamic range, low-level
resolution and high-frequency detail.
Disc Compatibility: In addition
to DVD-Audio and SACD, the HTD-630DV is compatible with DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW,
Audio CD, Video CD, CD-R/RW, and MP3 and JPEG files on CD-R/RW discs (including
Kodak Picture CD and Fujicolor CD). MP3 files must be recorded at 32, 44.1 or
48kHz in ISO 9660 Level 1 or 2, Romeo or Joliet file systems. The system can
recognize MP3 and JPEG discs with up to 999 files and 499 folders. Baseline JPEG
and Exif 2.1 still image files up to 8 mega-pixels are supported, with the
maximum horizontal and vertical resolution of 5120 pixels.
PBC (Playback Control) Playback:
PBC playback allows you to play Video CDs interactively by following the menu on
the TV screen.
PureCinema Progressive Scan: When
connected to a progressive scan-compatible TV or monitor using the component
video outputs, you can enjoy extremely stable, flicker-free images. The unit may
be set to progressive scan or interlaced in the menu.
Surround Modes: This
unit incorporates a
wide variety of surround modes to bring you maximum enjoyment from your audio
and video software. The surround modes include:
Listening Mode: The Auto listening mode is the
simplest way to listen to any source as it was mastered. The output from the
speakers mirrors the channels in the source material. Any previously active
Dolby Pro Logic or Advanced Surround mode is cancelled when Auto listening mode
Enhancement: This feature is designed to make
the dialog stand out from other background sounds in a TV or movie soundtrack.
The amount of Dialog Enhancement can be selected from Max, Mid or Off. Note: Dialog
Enhancement is not available for sources with 88.2 or 96 kHz sampling rates.
Modes: The Quiet listening feature reduces
excessive bass or treble in a sound source. The Midnight listening feature
allows you to hear effective surround sound of movies at low volume levels. From
the remote, you can cycle through Quiet, Midnight, and Off.
Surround Back Speaker: You can activate the
Virtual Surround Back feature when listening in surround to simulate the effect
of an added surround back speaker directly behind you.
Bass Modes: In
addition to traditional bass and treble adjustments, you can select one of three
can be used with music to give a deeper bass sound
good for action movies or movies with lots of sound effects
- P. Bass:
can be used with music sources to bring the beat of the music (or
soundtrack) to the forefront
When you stop playback of a DVD or Video CD, "Resume" is shown in the
display indicating that you can resume playback again from that point. For DVDs
only, if you change discs or take the disc out of the player, the play position
is stored in memory. The next time the disc is loaded, "Last Mem"
appears in the display, and you can resume playback from that point. The Last
Memory feature works for 5 discs.
Helpful when you have a mixture of DVDs and CDs in the changer, the CD mode will
allow you to play only CDs, SACDs and MP3 discs, and automatically skip over any
loaded DVDs and Video CDs.
the Zoom feature, you can magnify a part of the screen by a factor of 2 or 4,
while watching a DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, Video CD or JPEG disc
Timers: The HTD-630DV has a clock with a daily
wake-up timer and a sleep timer. The wake-up timer allows you set the unit to
play the radio or a disc at a set volume for a pre-determined amount of time.
The sleep timer switches off the system after a specified time so you can fall
asleep without worrying about leaving the unit on. You can set the sleep timer
for 30, 60, or 90 minutes, or Auto (available only when playing a CD)--the
system switches off automatically after the currently playing disc has finished.
unit features an AM/FM stereo tuner with a 30-station preset memory and three
tuning modes: Manual, Auto (seek), and High-Speed. To improve FM reception, you
can switch the FM mode from Auto to Mono. FM tuning is done in 0.1MHz steps and
AM tuning is done in 9kHz or 10kHz steps.
This system has a child lock feature that makes the front panel buttons and
controls inoperative. This is useful when you've set the wake-up timer and don't
want the system switched on before it activates.
Wireless Surround: This system
is equipped with the XW-HTD630 Digital Wireless Rear Speaker system for the left
and right surround channels. The system includes a 2.4GHz, 4-channel
transmitter, a stereo patch cord, and the speaker cabinet with a built-in
wireless receiver and a 25 watts-per-channel stereo amplifier. The speaker unit
has two 2-3/4" (7cm) cone speakers, covered by a non-removable gray cloth
grille. There are two wireless modes (Surround and Stereo) to allow you to use
the speaker for multi-channel sound with the main setup, or as a second stereo
speaker system for another room. The dimensions of the wireless speaker are:
W=16.5", H=6.957" (9.113" with antenna extended), D=5.4375".
Note: Although the speaker is wireless (no speaker wire), it does have a
6-1/2' AC power cord to supply power to the amplifier and wireless receiver.
There are no provisions for wall-mounting the wireless speaker.
Transmitter: The wireless
transmitter has a channel select button on the top, allowing you to select the
channel that provides the best reception. There are 4 channels at 2.414GHz,
2.432GHz, 2.450GHz, and 2.468GHz. On the wireless speaker, you can manually
select the channel, or automatically set the channel to the transmitter's
frequency. The transmitter connects to the receiver via a stereo patch cord. The
dimensions of the transmitter are: W=6.489", H=1.417" (2.19"
including the fixed antenna), D=4.117" (5.617" with RCA plugs).
Front Speakers: The 6-ohm front
speakers feature a 3-15/16" cone woofer and a 2" cone tweeter in a
gray vinyl-covered laminated wood acoustic suspension enclosure. They are
magnetically shielded to allow placement near a TV without causing picture
Center Speaker: The 6-ohm
center speaker has a single 3-7/16" full-range cone driver in a gray
plastic acoustic suspension enclosure. The speaker is magnetically shielded, and
features a single keyhole slot for wall mounting.
Subwoofer: The 6-ohm passive
subwoofer has a single, rear-firing 6-5/16" paper cone woofer with a foam
surround in a bass reflex enclosure. The 2" front-facing port enhances the
bass response. The enclosure is made of laminated wood with a dark gray vinyl
covering, and a plastic front panel. It is not magnetically shielded.
and Outputs Notes
Speaker Terminals: The DVD/CD
receiver has color-coded spring-clip terminals for the front left and right,
center, subwoofer, and surround left and right speakers. Although no passive
surround speakers are supplied, you can connect other speakers to the surround
left and right terminals as long as they have a nominal impedance of 6 ohms.
Color-coded speaker wires are supplied for the front left and right, center and
Wireless Output: The audio to
the wireless speaker is output through a pair of stereo RCA jacks. The output to
the wireless speaker can be setup in the main menu for use with the main system
for multi-channel surround, or as a second stereo speaker system in another
room. Note: The wireless mode must also be set on the speaker to match
the mode on the receiver.
Inputs: You can connect up to 3
additional audio sources to the receiver, 2 analog and 1 digital (coaxial). The
Line 1 input also has an output to use for analog recording. The levels of the
Line 1 and TV (analog) inputs can be reduced by 6dB or 10dB. There are no video
Headphone Jack: The front panel
includes a 3.5mm mini-jack stereo headphone output. When headphones are
connected, the output to the speakers are muted. When headphones are in use,
only the Stereo and Phones Surround modes are available. When the headphones are
disconnected, the receiver reverts back to the previously selected surround