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Enjoying more spatial sound fields 
(CINEMA DSP 3D mode)
CINEMA DSP 3D mode creates an intensive and 
accurate stereoscopic sound field in the listening room. 
Connection of presence speakers is recommended to 
take full advantage of the effects of CINEMA DSP 3D 
mode. Do the following steps.
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Connect the presence speakers to the EXTRA SP1 jacks 
and set the speakers to use (
☞p. 20
).
Enable CINEMA DSP 3D in the Option menu (
☞p. 57
).
When a sound program runs in CINEMA DSP 3D mode, 
the CINEMA DSP 3D indicator on the front panel lights 
up.
Enjoying sound programs without 
presence speakers
This unit allows you to use virtual presence speakers to 
create an intensive and accurate stereoscopic sound field, 
even when no presence speakers are connected (Virtual 
CINEMA DSP 3D mode). You can even enjoy surround 
sound presence with front speakers, center speaker, and 
surround speakers.
This unit automatically switches to Virtual CINEMA 
DSP 3D mode when presence speakers are not available.
Do the following steps.
At minimum, connect the front speakers, center speaker, 
and surround speakers.
Enable the center speaker and surround speakers in 
“Configuration” 
(
☞p. 94
).
Enable CINEMA DSP 3D in the Option menu (
☞p. 59
).
Enjoying unprocessed playback 
(Straight decoding mode)
Use straight decoding mode when you want to playback 
sound without sound field processing. You can playback 
as follows in straight decoding mode.
2-channel sources such as CD
Stereo sound plays through the front left and right 
speakers.
Multi-channel playback sources such as BD/
DVD
Plays back audio from a playback source without 
applying sound field effects, using an appropriate 
decoder to split the signal into multiple channels.
Press 
r
STRAIGHT
 to enable the straight 
decoding mode. 
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To disable straight decoding mode, press 
r
STRAIGHT
 again.
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However, CINEMA DSP 3D mode is not available under the 
following conditions:
When headphones are connected to this unit.
When a “7ch Stereo” or “2ch Stereo” sound program is 
selected.
When Pure Direct Mode or straight decoding mode is selected.