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Digital Cinema Sound: This
is a collaboration between Sony Electronics and Sony Pictures where the actual
measurements of the sound acoustics in certain studios are taken. This
information is programmed into this receiver so as to simulate the actual
theatre in your home environment. The three DCS fields that you can choose from
- Cinema Studio Ex. A: reproduces
the sound characteristics of Sony's "Cary Grant Theater" cinema
- Cinema Studio Ex. B: reproduces
the sound characteristics of Sony's "Kim Novak Theater" cinema
- Cinema Studio Ex. C: reproduces
the sound characteristics of Sony's scoring stage
Modes: This receiver
incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you maximum enjoyment
from your video software and music sources. The surround modes include:
- Dolby Digital
- Dolby Pro Logic II
- Dolby Pro Logic
- Pro Logic II Movie
- Pro Logic II Music
- Cinema Studio Ex. A
- Cinema Studio Ex. B
- Cinema Studio Ex. C
- Jazz (Jazz Club)
- Concert (Live Concert)
A.F.D (Auto Format Direct):
This feature automatically detects the type of audio signal being input (Dolby
Digital, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic II, 2 channel stereo) and performs the proper decoding
without adding any effects.
The unit may be set to automatically turn off after 2 hours, 1 hour and 30
minutes, 1 hour, or 30 minutes.
Station and Source
Naming: Each preset station and
program source may be given an index name of up to 8 characters. For example,
two VCRs can be displayed as 8MM and VHS.
RM-U755 Remote: The
supplied receiver remote is pre-coded to control Sony A/V equipment, including
VCRs, DVDs, Minidiscs, Tape decks, CDs or Tuners. It has a
joystick control for easy navigation through the various menus.
Speakers: The speaker
system consists of two SS-MSP760 front satellite speakers, two SS-MSP760S rear
satellite speakers, and a matching
SS-CNP760 center channel speaker. Each speaker has a 3.15"
full-range driver. The rear-mounted spring clip terminals on each speaker will
accept bare wire and pin connectors. Each enclosure is covered by a
non-removable gray cloth grille. Speaker wire is included.
The M5 threaded female inserts on
the back of the satellite speakers allow them to be mounted using optional brackets or
stands. If you do not wish to mount the speakers on the
wall or stand, you can place them
on any flat surface using the supplied self-adhesive foot pads.
Subwoofer Driver and Enclosure: The
SA-WMSP76 has an 7-7/8" front-firing woofer powered by a 100-watt amplifier. For
extended bass response, the woofer is loaded in a bass-reflex enclosure with a
front-firing port. A subwoofer cable is included.
A front-mounted level control on the front of the subwoofer allows you to match
the output of the subwoofer to the rest of your system. The power button is
located next to the level control.
The front satellites, center channel speaker and subwoofer are video-shielded, allowing them to be placed near your
television without causing picture distortion. The rear satellites are not video
- Power Output (120-20,000 Hz,
both channels driven, 6 ohms, <0.7% total harmonic distortion): 60 watts
per channel RMS
- Power Output (1 kHz, 6 ohms,
10% THD): 80 watts per channel
- Reproduction Frequency Range:
- Weight: 14 pounds 6 ounces
- Power Output (28-200Hz, 6
ohms, <0.8 total harmonic distortion): 75 watts
- Power Output (100 Hz, 6 ohms,
10% THD): 80 watts