This section explains how to connect audio/video components and speakers to the receiver, and how to connect the
• Be sure your hands are dry.
• Turn the power off to all components.
• Read the manuals supplied with the components you are going to
• Install the receiver in a location that is level and protected from
moisture and dust.
• The temperature around the receiver must be between –5˚C and
• Make sure there is good ventilation around the receiver. Poor
ventilation could cause overheating and damage the receiver.
Handling the receiver
• Do not insert any metal object into the receiver.
• Do not disassemble the receiver or remove screws, covers, or cabinet.
• Do not expose the receiver to rain or moisture.
Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections
have been made.
Checking the Supplied Accessories
Check to be sure you have all of the following items, which are
supplied with the receiver.
The number in the parentheses indicates quantity of the pieces
• Remote Control (1)
• Batteries (2)
• AM Loop Antenna (1)
• FM Antenna (1)
If anything is missing, contact your dealer immediately.
Putting Batteries in the Remote Control
Before using the remote control, insert the two supplied batteries first.
1 Press and slide the battery cover on the back of
the remote control.
2 Insert the batteries.
• Make sure to match the polarity: (+) to (+) and (–) to (–).
3 Replace the cover.
If the remote control cannot transmit signals or operate the receiver
correctly, replace the batteries. Use two R6(SUM-3)/AA(15F) type
• Supplied batteries are for the initial setup. Replace for continued
• For RX-6042S: After replacing the batteries, set the manufacturers’
codes again (see pages 35 and 36).
Follow these precautions to avoid leaking or cracking cells:
• Place batteries in the remote control so they match the
polarity: (+) to (+) and (–) to (–).
• Use the correct type of batteries. Batteries that look similar
may differ in voltage.
• Always replace both batteries at the same time.
• Do not expose batteries to heat or flame.
Connecting the FM and AM Antennas
FM antenna connections
Connect the supplied FM antenna as temporary measure to the
Ω COAXIAL terminal—A
If reception is poor, connect the outdoor FM antenna (not
1 Disconnect the supplied FM antenna.
2 Connect a 75
Ω coaxial cable with the standard type connector
(IEC or DIN45325).
Outdoor FM Antenna Cable
Extend the supplied FM antenna
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