CONNECTIONS

CONNECTIONS
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Speaker layout utilizing an external power 
amplifier
More speakers can be used by connecting an external amplifier to this 
unit’s PRE OUT jacks. The speaker layout specified using the Power 
Amp Assign function varies when an external amplifier is connected.
Connections of speakers
Connect the speakers to the following jacks according to the speaker 
layout. Refer to “Front/Center/Surround/Surround back speaker and 
Subwoofer connection” and “Presence speaker connection” for details 
on connecting speakers (
☞p. 20
). Refer “Connecting an external 
amplifier” for details on connecting an external amplifier (
☞p. 25
).
Assigning a speaker configuration
A speaker configuration must be assigned to this unit to activate 
speakers and an external amplifier. Use the “Power Amp Assign” 
function to easily apply the appropriate speaker settings to this unit 
in accordance with speaker configuration.
Using a hi-fi amplifier to improve front 
speaker sound quality
9.1-channel speaker layout 
(7 speakers + subwoofer + external front speakers)
Connections of speakers
Assigning a speaker configuration
Using an external amplifier to output the 
presence speaker channel
7.1 + Presence speaker layout 
(7 speakers + subwoofer + external front presence 
speakers)
Connections of speakers
Assigning a speaker configuration
Advanced speaker configuration
Symbols on the table
Front L speaker
Center speaker
Front R speaker
Surround L speaker
Surround R speaker
Surround back L speaker
Surround back R speaker
Front presence L speaker
Front presence R speaker
Speakers that output sound
Speakers that output sound 
depending upon settings
External amplifier
L
C
R
SL
SR
SBL
SBR
PL
PR
EA
The front speaker channel can be enhanced by using an external 
amplifier possible of greater output power than this unit.
CENTER jack
Center speaker
SURROUND jacks
Surround L/R speakers
SURROUND BACK jacks
Surround back L/R speakers
FRONT (PRE OUT) jacks
External amplifier 
(for front L/R speakers)
SUBWOOFER (PRE OUT) jack
J
1
Subwoofer
EXTRA SP1 jacks
Presence L/R speakers
Power Amp Assign
7ch + FRONT
L
C
R
SL
SR
PR
PL
SBR
SBL
SW
EA
The front presence and surround back speaker channels can be 
output at the same time.
FRONT jacks
Front L/R speakers
CENTER jack
Center speaker
SURROUND jacks
Surround L/R speakers
SURROUND BACK jacks
Surround back L/R speakers
F.PRESENCE (PRE OUT) jacks
External amplifier 
(for presence L/R speakers)
SUBWOOFER (PRE OUT) jack
J
1
Subwoofer
Power Amp Assign
7ch + FPR
L
C
R
SL
SR
SBR
SBL
SW
EA
PR
PL
J
1 :
You can also use two subwoofers by connecting them to both SUBWOOFER1 
(FRONT) and SUBWOOFER2 (REAR) jacks.