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Avr 320 Om Final (Rev 4 15 02)

  1. 1. AVR 320 Audio/Video Receiver OWNER’S MANUAL ® ® Power for the Digital Revolution.®
  2. 2. AVR 320 Audio/Video Receiver 3 Introduction 4 Safety Information 4 Unpacking 5 Front Panel Controls 8 Front Panel Information Display 10 Rear Panel Connections 12 Main Remote Control Functions 15 Zone II Remote Control Functions 16 Installation and Connections 18 System Configuration 18 Speaker Placement 19 System Setup 20 Input Setup 20 Surround Setup 22 Speaker Setup 23 Delay Settings 24 Output Level Adjustment 25 Manual Output Level Adjustment 26 Operation 26 Surround Mode Chart 28 Basic Operation 28 Source Selection 28 Surround Mode Selection 29 Digital Audio Playback 31 Tuner Operation 32 Tape Recording 32 Front Panel Input/Output Connections 32 Output Level Trim Adjustment 33 6/8-Channel Direct Input 34 Advanced Features 34 Display Brightness 34 Turn-On Volume Level 34 Semi-OSD Settings 36 Multiroom Operation 37 Programming the Remote 37 Direct Code Entry 37 Auto Search Method 37 Code Readout 37 Learning Codes 38 Erasing Learned Codes 38 Macro Programming Typographical Conventions 39 Programmed Device Functions In order to help you use this manual with the remote control, front panel controls and rear panel connections, certain conventions have been used. 40 Volume Punch-Through 40 Channel Control Punch-Through EXAMPLE – (bold type) indicates a specific remote control or front panel button, or rear panel 41 Reassigning Device Control connection jack Selectors 42 Function List EXAMPLE – (OCR type) indicates a message that is visible on-screen or on the front panel 44 Setup Code Tables information display 54 Troubleshooting Guide 1 – (number in a square) indicates a specific front panel control 54 Processor Reset 55 Technical Specifications ¡ – (number in a circle) indicates a rear panel connection a – (number in an oval) indicates a button or indicator on the remote A – (letter in a square) indicates an indicator in the front panel display å – (letter in an oval) indicates a button on the Zone II remote 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS
  3. 3. Introduction Thank you for choosing Harman Kardon! management, and the EzSet remote measures ■ Dolby* Digital and Dolby Pro Logic* II With the purchase of a Harman Kardon a system’s sound levels and automatically cali- Decoding, and the full suite of DTS® AVR 320 you are about to begin many years of brates them for perfectly balanced sound field modes, including DTS-ES® 6.1 Discrete listening enjoyment. Designed to provide all the presentation. & Matrix and Neo:6® using the latest excitement and detail of movie soundtracks and For the ultimate in flexibility, the AVR 320 fea- 24-bit, twin-core Crystal® DSP engine every nuance of musical selections, the AVR 320 tures connections for six video devices, all with ■ Harman Kardon’s exclusive Logic 7® is truly a multichannel receiver for the new mil- both composite and S-Video inputs. Two addi- processing, available for the first time lenium. tional audio inputs are available, and a total of with both 7.1 and 5.1 processing in The AVR 320 has been engineered so that it is six digital inputs make the AVR 320 capable of a variety of modes and two modes easy to take advantage of all the power of its handling all the latest digital audio sources. of VMAx® digital technology. On-screen menus, fully color For compatibility with the latest HDTV video ■ MP3 decoding for use with computers coded connection jacks and terminals and our sources and progressive scan DVD players, the and digital audio players exclusive EzSet™ remote make installation fast AVR 320 also features wide-bandwidth, low- ■ remote automatically sets TM and simple. However, to obtain the maximum crosstalk component video switching. enjoyment from your new receiver, we urge you output levels for optimum performance Coax and optical digital outputs are available to read this manual. A few minutes spent for direct connection to digital recorders, and ■ High-bandwidth, HDTV-compatible learning the functions of the various controls the front panel coaxial digital jacks may be component video switching will enable you to take advantage of all the switched to outputs for use with portable ■ Front panel digital inputs and coax power the AVR 320 is able to deliver. recorders – a Harman Kardon exclusive. Two digital output capability for easy If you have any questions about this product, video recording outputs, preamp-out jacks, and connection to portable digital devices its installation or its operation, please contact a color-coded eight-channel input make the and the latest video game consoles your retailer or custom installer. They are your AVR 320 virtually future-proof, with everything ■ Multiple digital inputs and outputs best local sources of information. needed to accommodate tomorrow’s new formats right on board. ■ Front panel coax digital jacks switch- Description and Features able to outputs for easy connection The AVR 320 is among the most versatile and The AVR 320’s flexibility and power extend to portable digital recorders multifeatured A/V receivers available, incorpo- beyond your main home theater or listening room. The AVR 320 includes a sophisticated ■ On-screen menu and display system rating a wide range of listening options. In addition to Dolby Digital and DTS decoding for multizone control system that allows you to ■ Complete multizone system with digital sources, a broad choice of Matrix sur- select one source for use in the main room and separate “Zone II” remote included round-encoded or Stereo surround modes are a different one in a second room. Complete available for use with sources such as CD, VCR, control over volume is possible with a separate TV broadcasts and the AVR 320’s own FM/AM infrared control link. To make it easy to operate tuner. Along with Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Neo:6, the AVR 320 from a remote room, a separate Dolby 3 Stereo, and Hall and Theater modes, “Zone II” remote is included. the AVR 320 offers Harman International’s The AVR 320’s powerful amplifier uses exclusive Logic 7 process in both 5.1 and 7.1 traditional Harman Kardon high-current design versions to create a wider, more enveloping technologies to meet the wide dynamic range field environment and more defined fly-overs and pans. Another Harman Kardon exclusive is of any program selection. CAUTION Harman Kardon invented the high-fidelity RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK VMAx, which uses proprietary processing to receiver more than forty-seven years ago. With DO NOT OPEN create an open, spacious sound field even state-of-the-art circuitry and time-honored circuit when only two front speakers are available. designs, the AVR 320 is the perfect combination CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, Finally, the AVR 320 is among the very few A/V do not use this (polarized) of the latest in digital audio technology, a quiet plug with an extension cord, receivers that offer decoding of MP3 data, so yet powerful analog amplifier in an elegant, receptacle or other outlet that you may listen to the latest music selec- easy-to-use package. unless the blades can tions directly from compatible computers or be fully inserted to playback devices with the power and fidelity prevent blade exposure. you expect from Harman Kardon. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated In addition to providing a wide range of listen- “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a ing options, the AVR 320 is easy to configure so risk of electric shock to persons. that it provides the best results with your The exclamation point within an equilateral speakers and specific listening-room environ- triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and ment. On-screen menus make it simple to enter maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. settings for speaker configurations and bass 3 INTRODUCTION
  4. 4. Safety Information Important Safety Information 40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for ference to radio communication. However, there proper grounding and, in particular, specifies is no guarantee that harmful interference will Verify Line Voltage Before Use that the cable ground shall be connected to the not occur in a particular installation. If this Your AVR 320 has been designed for use with grounding system of the building, as close to equipment does cause harmful interference to 120-volt AC current. Connection to a line volt- the point of cable entry as possible. radio or television reception, which can be age other than that for which it is intended determined by turning the equipment off and can create a safety and fire hazard and may Installation Location on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the damage the unit. ■ To ensure proper operation and to avoid the interference by one or more of the following potential for safety hazards, place the unit measures: If you have any questions about the voltage on a firm and level surface. When placing the requirements for your specific model, or about unit on a shelf, be certain that the shelf and ■ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. the line voltage in your area, contact your selling any mounting hardware can support the ■ Increase the separation between the equip- dealer before plugging the unit into a wall outlet. weight of the product. ment and receiver. ■ Make certain that proper space is provided Do Not Use Extension Cords ■ Connect the equipment into an outlet on a both above and below the unit for ventila- To avoid safety hazards, use only the power circuit different from that to which the tion. If this product will be installed in a cord attached to your unit. We do not recom- receiver is connected. cabinet or other enclosed area, make certain mend that extension cords be used with this that there is sufficient air movement within ■ Consult the dealer or an experienced product. As with all electrical devices, do not the cabinet. Under some circumstances a fan radio/TV technician for help. run power cords under rugs or carpets or place may be required. heavy objects on them. Damaged power cords This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC should be replaced immediately by an author- ■ Do not place the unit directly on a carpeted Rules. Operation is subject to the following two ized service depot with a cord meeting factory surface. conditions: (1) this device may not cause harm- specifications. ■ Avoid installation in extremely hot or cold ful interference, and (2) this device must accept locations, or in an area that is exposed to interference received, including interference Handle the AC Power Cord Gently direct sunlight or heating equipment. that may cause undesired operation. When disconnecting the power cord from an ■ Avoid moist or humid locations. NOTE: Changes or modifications may cause AC outlet, always pull the plug; never pull the cord. If you do not intend to use the unit for ■ Do not obstruct the ventilation slots on the this unit to fail to comply with Part 15 of the any considerable length of time, disconnect the top of the unit, or place objects directly FCC Rules and may void the user’s authority to plug from the AC outlet. over them. operate the equipment. Cleaning Do Not Open the Cabinet Unpacking When the unit gets dirty, wipe it with a clean, There are no user-serviceable components soft, dry cloth. If necessary, wipe it with a soft The carton and shipping materials used to pro- inside this product. Opening the cabinet may cloth dampened with mild soapy water, then a tect your new receiver during shipment were present a shock hazard, and any modification fresh cloth with clean water. Wipe dry immedi- specially designed to cushion it from shock and to the product will void your guarantee. If water ately with a dry cloth. NEVER use benzene, vibration. We suggest that you save the carton or any metal object such as a paper clip, wire aerosol cleaners, thinner, alcohol or any other and packing materials for use in shipping if you or a staple accidentally falls inside the unit, dis- volatile cleaning agent. Do not use abrasive move, or should the unit ever need repair. connect it from the AC power source immedi- cleaners, as they may damage the finish of metal ately, and consult an authorized service station. parts. Avoid spraying insecticide near the unit. To minimize the size of the carton in storage, you may wish to flatten it. This is done by care- CATV or Antenna Grounding Moving the Unit fully slitting the tape seams on the bottom and If an outside antenna or cable system is con- Before moving the unit, be certain to discon- collapsing the carton. Other cardboard inserts nected to this product, be certain that it is nect any interconnection cords with other com- may be stored in the same manner. Packing grounded so as to provide some protection ponents, and make certain that you disconnect materials that cannot be collapsed should be against voltage surges and static charges. the unit from the AC outlet. saved along with the carton in a plastic bag. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1984, provides information Important Information for the User If you do not wish to save the packaging mate- with respect to proper grounding of the mast This equipment has been tested and found to rials, please note that the carton and other sec- and supporting structure, grounding of the lead- comply with the limits for a Class-B digital tions of the shipping protection are recyclable. in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Please respect the environment and discard grounding conductors, location of antenna dis- The limits are designed to provide reasonable those materials at a local recycling center. charge unit, connection to grounding electrodes protection against harmful interference in a and requirements of the grounding electrode. residential installation. This equipment gener- At this time you should remove the protective ates, uses and can radiate radio-frequency energy plastic film from the front-panel lens. Leaving NOTE TO CATV SYSTEM INSTALLER: This and, if not installed and used in accordance the film in place may affect the performance of reminder is provided to call the CATV (Cable with the instructions, may cause harmful inter- your remote control. TV) system installer’s attention to article 820- 4 SAFETY INFORMATION
  5. 5. Front Panel Controls ˘ ¯ ˜ ˆ ı Ù Û Ú Ò 1  2 3 5 7 9 ! # % & ( Ô 4 6 8 ) @ $ ^ * Ó 1 Main Power Switch @ Set Button Ò Balance Control 2 System Power Control # Preset Station Selector Ú Treble Control 3 Power Indicator $ Stereo Mode Selector /› Button Û Digital Select Button 4 Headphone Jack % Input Source Selector Ù Channel Select Button 5 Dolby Mode Selector ^ FM Mode Selector ı Volume Control 6 DTS Surround Mode Selector & DTS Neo:6 Mode Selector ˆ Input Indicators 7 Logic 7 Mode Selector /‹ Button * Digital Optical 3 Input ˜ Main Information Display 8 Tone Mode ( Input/Output Status Indicator ¯ Remote Sensor Window 9 Surround Mode Selector Ó Digital Coax 3 Jack ˘ Surround Mode Indicators ) Tuning Selector Ô Video 4 Input Jacks ! Tuner Band Selector  Bass Control 1 Main Power Switch: Press this button to the unit off. Note that the Power Indicator 5 Dolby Mode Selector: Pressing this selec- apply power to the AVR 320. When the switch 3 surrounding the switch will turn green tor button cycles the AVR through the various is pressed in, the unit is placed in a Standby when the unit is on. Dolby surround modes. The first press of the but- mode, as indicated by the amber Power ton switches the surround mode to the last Indicator 3 surrounding the System 3 Power Indicator: This LED will be lit in Dolby surround mode that was in use. Each sub- Power Control 2. This button MUST be amber when the unit is in the Standby mode to sequent press selects the next mode in the fol- pressed in to operate the unit. To turn the unit signal that the unit is ready to be turned on. lowing order: off and prevent the use of the remote control, When the unit is in operation, the indicator will DOLBY DOLBY PRO LOGIC II MUSIC this switch should be pressed until it pops out turn green. DIGITAL from the front panel so that the word “OFF” DOLBY PRO LOGIC II DOLBY PRO LOGIC II 4 Headphone Jack: This jack may be used to MOVIES EMULATION may be read at the top of the switch. listen to the AVR 320’s output through a pair of DOLBY 3 STEREO NOTE: This switch is normally left in the “ON” headphones. Be certain that the headphones position. have a standard 1/4quot; stereo phone plug. Note 6 DTS Surround Mode Selector: Pressing that the main room speakers will automatically this selector button cycles the AVR through the 2 System Power Control: When the Main be turned off when the headphone jack is DTS surround modes. The first press of the but- Power Switch 1 is “ON,” press this button in use. ton selects the last DTS surround mode that to turn on the AVR 320; press it again to turn 5 FRONT PANEL CONTROLS
  6. 6. Front Panel Controls was in use. Each subsequent press selects the @ Set Button: When making choices during ( Input/Output Status Indicator: This LED next DTS mode in the following order: the setup and configuration process, press this indicator will normally light green to show that DTS-ES 6.1 DISCRETE button to enter the desired setting as shown the front panel Digital Coax 3 Ó jack is oper- in the Main Information Display ˜ into the ating as an input. When this jack is configured DTS-ES 6.1 MATRIX DTS 5.1 AVR 320’s memory. for use as an output, the indicator will turn red to show that the jack may be used for recording. # Preset Station Selector: Press this (See page 20 for more information on configur- 7 Logic 7 Mode Selector /‹ Button: This button to scroll up or down through the list or ing the front panel jacks as outputs, rather than button has two functions: In normal use, press stations that have been entered into the preset inputs.) it to select one of the Logic 7 modes. When an memory. (See page 32 for more information on adjustment is being made using the Channel tuner programming.) Ó Digital Coax 3 Jack: This jack is normally Select Ù or Digital Select Û buttons, this used for connection to the output of portable button may be pressed to scroll through the $ Stereo Mode Selector /› Button: audio devices, video game consoles or other available options. Pressing this selector button cycles through products that have a coax digital jack. It may the stereo modes, and it is also used to turn off also be configured as an output jack, to feed a 8 Tone Mode: Pressing this button enables all surround processing and place the unit in a digital signal to a CD-R, MiniDisc or other digi- or disables the Bass and Treble tone controls. traditional two-channel Stereo mode. The first tal recording device. (See page 20 for informa- When the button is pressed so that the words press selects 5-Channel Stereo, the next press tion on configuring the Digital Coax 3 Jack as TONE IN appear in the Main Information selects 8-Channel Stereo, and the third press an output.) Display ˜, the settings of the Bass  and selects “SURROUND OFF,” which is true Stereo. Treble Ú controls may be used to adjust the When an adjustment is being made using the Ô Video 4 Input Jacks: These audio/video output signals. When the button is pressed so Channel Select Ù or Digital Select Û jacks may be used for temporary connection to that the words TONE OUT appear in the Main buttons, this button may be pressed to scroll video games or portable audio/video products Information Display ˜, the output signal through the available options. such as camcorders and portable audio players. will be “flat, without any bass or treble alter- ” ation, no matter how the actual Bass and % Input Source Selector: Press this button  Bass Control: Turn this control to modify Treble Controls Ú are adjusted. to change the input by scrolling up or down the low-frequency output of the left/right chan- through the list of input sources. nels by as much as ±10dB. Set this control to a 9 Surround Mode Selector: Press this but- suitable position for your taste or room acoustics. ton to change the surround mode by scrolling ^ FM Mode Selector: Press this button to through the list of available modes. Note that select Auto or Manual tuning. When the button Ò Balance Control: Turn this control to depending on the type of input, some modes is pressed so that the AUTO Indicator X change the relative volume for the front are not always available. (See page 26 for more lights, the tuner will search for the next station left/right channels. information about surround modes.) with an acceptable signal when the Tuning Selector )ué is pressed. When the but- NOTE: For proper operation of the surround ) Tuning Selector: Press the left side of the ton is pressed so that the AUTO Indicator X modes, this control should be at the midpoint, button to tune lower-frequency stations and the is not lit, each press of the Tuning Selector or “12 o’clock”, position. right side of the button to tune higher-frequency )ué will increase the frequency. (See Ú Treble Control: Turn this control to modify stations. When a station with a strong signal page 31 for more information on using the the high-frequency output of the left/right chan- is reached, the TUNED Indicator W will be lit tuner.) nels by as much as ±10dB. Set this control to a in the Main Information Display ˜ . & DTS Neo:6 Mode Selector: Pressing this suitable position for your taste or room acoustics. To tune manually, tap the button lightly and selector button cycles the AVR through the vari- Û Digital Select Button: When playing a note that the tuner will step up one frequency ous DTS Neo:6 modes, which extract a five- source that has a digital output, press this increment per button press. When the button is channel surround field from two-channel pro- button to select between the Optical * 31 held for a few seconds you will note that the gram material. The first press selects the last and Coaxial Ó 32 Digital inputs. (See unit will quickly search the frequency band. DTS Neo:6 surround mode that was in use, and page 29 for more information on digital audio.) Release it once the fast tuning starts; the tuner each subsequent press selects the next mode in will automatically scan for the next station with the following order: Ù Channel Select Button: Press this button an acceptable signal and then stop. DTS Neo:6 MUSIC to begin the process of trimming the channel ! Tuner Band Selector: Pressing this but- DTS Neo:6 output levels using an external audio source. DTS Neo:6 ton will automatically switch the AVR 320 to MOVIES EMULATION (For more information on output level trim the Tuner mode. Pressing it again will switch adjustment, see page 32.) between the AM and FM frequency bands. (See * Digital Optical 3 Input: Connect the opti- ı Volume Control: Turn this knob clockwise page 31 for more information on the tuner.) cal digital output of an audio or video product to to increase the volume, counterclockwise to this jack. When the input is not in use, be certain decrease the volume. If the AVR 320 is muted, to keep the plastic cap installed to avoid dust adjusting volume control will automatically contamination that might degrade future release the unit from the silenced condition. performance. 6 FRONT PANEL CONTROLS
  7. 7. Front Panel Controls ˆ Input Indicators: A green LED will light to the left of the input that is currently the input source for the AVR 320. ˜ Main Information Display: This display delivers messages and status indications to help you operate the receiver. (See pages 8 & 9 for a complete explanation of the Information Display.) ¯ Remote Sensor Window: The sensor behind this window receives infrared signals from the remote control. Aim the remote at this area and do not block or cover it unless an external remote sensor is installed. ˘ Surround Mode Indicators: A green LED will light in front of the surround mode that is currently in use. 7 FRONT PANEL CONTROLS
  8. 8. Front Panel Information Display Z Y X W V U TSR Q A B C D E F G H I J K L MN O P A Bitstream Indicators J Logic 7 Mode Indicators S Preset Indicator B Optical Source Indicators K 5-Channel/7-Channel Stereo Indicators T Sleep Indicator C Sample Rate Indicators L Hall Mode Indicators U Memory Indicator D DTS Mode Indicator M Theater Mode Indicator V Stereo Indicator E Dolby Digital Indicator N VMAx Mode Indicators W Tuned Indicator F Coaxial Source Indicators O Multiroom Indicator X Auto Indicator G Dolby Pro Logic II Indicator P OSD Indicator Y Main Information Display H Analog Input Indicator Q Speaker/Channel Input Indicators Z Mute Indicator I Dolby 3 Stereo Indicator R Preset Number/Sleep Timer A Bitstream Indicators: When the input is a Digital soundtrack has been selected. N VMAx Mode Indicators: One of these digital source, one of these indicators will light to indicators lights when the VMAx mode is in H Analog Input Indicator: This indicator display the specific type of data signal in use. use. VMAx F appears when the Far Field lights when an analog input source has been VMAx mode is selected; VMAx N appears B Optical Source Indicators: These indica- selected. when the Near Field VMAx mode is selected. tors light to show when an Optical Digital Input I Dolby 3 Stereo Indicator: This indicator (See page 27 for a description of the VMAx has been selected. lights when the Dolby 3 Stereo mode has been modes.) C Sample Rate Indicators: One of these selected. O Multiroom Indicator: This indicator lights indicators will light when 96kHz or 192kHz J Logic 7 Mode Indicators: These indica- when the multiroom system is active. Note that source material is in use. tors light to indicate that one of the Logic 7 it will remain lit when the multiroom system is D DTS Mode Indicator: This indicator lights modes is in use. Along with the main Logic 7 in use even though the main room system is in when a DTS-encoded source is playing. indicator, either 5.1 or 7.1 will light to indicate the Standby mode and all other indicators are the selected speaker configuration. One of the dark. (See page 36 for more information on the E Dolby Digital Indicator: This indicator three letters to the far right of this segment will Multiroom system.) lights when a Dolby Digital source is being light to show which version of Logic 7 process- played. P OSD Indicator: When the OSD system is in ing is in use: C for the Cinema mode, M for the use, this indicator lights to remind you that the F Coaxial Source Indicators: These indica- Music mode and E for the Enhanced mode used other indicators in this display do not function tors light to show when a Coaxial Digital Input with two-channel sources. The Enhanced mode when the On-Screen Display is being used. has been selected. is only available with the 5.1 speaker configura- tion. (See page 26 for a description of the Logic Q Speaker/Channel Input Indicators: These G Dolby Pro Logic II Indicator: This indica- 7 modes.) indicators are multipurpose, indicating either the tor lights when the Dolby Pro Logic II mode has speaker type selected for each channel or the been selected. K 5-Channel/7-Channel Stereo incoming data-signal configuration. The left, NOTE: It is possible to see the Dolby Pro Logic II Indicators: These indicators light to show if center, right, right surround and left surround indicator lit simultaneously with the Dolby the 5-Channel or 7-Channel Stereo mode has speaker indicators are composed of three boxes, Digital indicator, even though the Dolby Digital been selected. while the subwoofer is a single box. The center surround mode has been selected. This is due to L Hall Mode Indicators: These indicators box lights when a “Small” speaker is selected, the specifications for Dolby Digital processing, light when one of the Hall modes has been and the two outer boxes light when “Large” which require that the Dolby Pro Logic II mode selected. speakers are selected. When none of the boxes be applied when a 2-channel Dolby signal is are lit for the center, surround or subwoofer detected. If you desire 5.1-channel audio, check M Theater Mode Indicator: This indicator channels, no speaker has been selected for one the audio settings in the menus for your DVD lights to show that the Theater mode is in use. of those positions. (See page 22 for more infor- disc to make sure that a 5.1-channel Dolby 8 FRONT PANEL INFORMATION DISPLAY
  9. 9. Front Panel Information Display mation on configuring speakers.) The letters inside each of the center boxes display the active input channels. For standard analog inputs, only the L and R will light, indicating a stereo input. When a digital source is playing, the indicators will light to display the channels being received at the digital input. When the letters flash, the digital input has been interrupted. (See pages 23 & 30 for more information on the Channel Indicators.) R Preset Number/Sleep Timer: When the tuner is in use, these numbers indicate the spe- cific preset memory location in use. (See page 32 for more information on preset stations.) When the Sleep function is in use, these numbers show how many minutes remain before the unit goes into the Standby mode. S Preset Indicator: This indicator lights when the tuner is in use to show that the Preset Number/Sleep Timer R is showing the sta- tion’s preset memory number. (See page 32 for more information on tuner presets.) T Sleep Indicator: This indicator lights when the Sleep function is in use. The numbers in the Preset Number/Sleep Timer R indicator will show the minutes remaining before the AVR 320 goes into the Standby mode. (See page 28 for more information on the Sleep function.) U Memory Indicator: This indicator flashes when entering presets and other information into the tuner’s memory. V Stereo Indicator: This indicator lights when an FM station is being tuned in stereo. W Tuned Indicator: This indicator lights when a station is being received with sufficient signal strength to provide acceptable listening quality. X Auto Indicator: This indicator lights when the tuner’s Auto mode is in use. Y Main Information Display: This display shows messages relating to the status, input source, surround mode, tuner, volume level or other aspects of the AVR 320’s operation. Z Mute Indicator: This indicator lights to remind you that the AVR 320’s output has been silenced by pressing the Mute Button ˚ 43 . Press the Mute button again to return to the previously selected output level. 9 FRONT PANEL INFORMATION DISPLAY
  10. 10. Rear Panel Connections 37 35 33 31 j hf d b · 38 36 34 32 k ig e c a ¡ ™ ° £ ¢ §• ‚ ¤ › fl ∞¶ ª ⁄ ‹ fi ‡ ¡ AM Antenna › Front Speaker Outputs h Video 1 Video Inputs ™ FM Antenna fi Center Speaker Outputs i Video 2 Video Outputs £ Tape Inputs fl Surround Speaker Outputs j Video 3 Video Inputs ¢ Tape Outputs ‡ Switched AC Accessory Outlet k Video 2 Video Inputs ∞ Subwoofer Output ° Unswitched AC Accessory Outlet 31 Optical Digital Inputs § DVD Audio Inputs · AC Power Cord 32 Coaxial Digital Inputs ¶ CD Inputs a Video 2 Component Video Inputs 33 Video 2 Audio Outputs • Multiroom Outputs b Component Video Outputs 34 Video 2 Audio Inputs ª 6-Channel Direct Inputs c DVD Component Video Inputs 35 Video 3 Audio Inputs ‚ 8-Channel Direct Inputs d Remote IR Output 36 Video 1 Audio Inputs ⁄ Digital Audio Outputs e Remote IR Input 37 Video 1 Audio Outputs ¤ Video Monitor Outputs f Multiroom IR Input 38 Preamp Outputs ‹ DVD Video Inputs g Video 1 Video Outputs ¡ AM Antenna: Connect the AM loop antenna ¶ CD Inputs: Connect these jacks to the out- Surround Right: Gray supplied with the receiver to these terminals. If an put of a compact disc player or CD changer. Surround Back Left: Brown external AM antenna is used, make connections Surround Back Right: Tan to the AM and GND terminals in accordance • Multiroom Outputs: Connect these jacks Subwoofer: Purple with the instructions supplied with the antenna. to an optional audio power amplifier to listen Digital Audio: Orange to the source selected by the mulitroom system Composite Video: Yellow ™ FM Antenna: Connect the supplied indoor or in a remote room. Component Video “Y”: Green an optional external FM antenna to this terminal. Component Video “Pr”: Red ª 6-Channel Direct Inputs: When an Component Video “Pb”: Blue £ Tape Inputs: Connect these jacks to the optional, external processor or playback device PLAY/OUT jacks of an audio recorder. with 5.1 audio capability is in use, connect the ‚ 8-Channel Direct Inputs: When an player's output jacks here. option, external processor or playback device ¢ Tape Outputs: Connect these jacks to the with 6.1 or 7. 1 audio capability is in use, con- RECORD/INPUT jacks of an audio recorder. NOTE: To assist in making the correct connec- nect the Surround Back Left and Surround Back tions for multichannel input output and speaker ∞ Subwoofer Output: Connect this jack to Right channel outputs of the player to these connections, all connection jacks and terminals the line-level input of a powered subwoofer. If input jacks. have been color coded in conformance with the an external subwoofer amplifier is used, con- latest CEA standards as follows: ⁄ Digital Audio Outputs: Connect these nect this jack to the subwoofer amplifier input. Front Left: White jacks to the matching digital input connector Front Right: Red on a digital recorder such as a CD-R or § DVD Audio Inputs: Connect these jacks Center: Green MiniDisc recorder. to the analog audio jacks on a DVD or other Surround Left: Blue video source. 10 REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS
  11. 11. Rear Panel Connections ¤ Video Monitor Outputs: Connect this NOTE: The total power consumption of all 31 Optical Digital Inputs: Connect the opti- jack to the composite or S-Video input of a TV devices connected to the accessory outlets cal digital output from a DVD player, HDTV monitor or video projector to view the on-screen should not exceed 100 watts. receiver, the S/P-DIF output of a compatible menus and the output of any standard video computer sound card playing MP3 files or source selected by the receiver’s video switcher. · AC Power Cord: Connect the AC plug to streams, LD player or CD player to these jacks. an unswitched AC wall output. The signal may be either a Dolby Digital signal, ‹ DVD Video Inputs: Connect these jacks to a DTS signal or a standard PCM digital source. the composite or S-Video output jacks on a a Video 2 Component Video Inputs: DVD or other video source. Connect the Y/Pr/Pb component video outputs 32 Coaxial Digital Inputs: Connect the coax of an HDTV Set-top convertor, satellite receiver, digital output from a DVD player, HDTV receiver, › Front Speaker Outputs: Connect these or other video source device with component the S/P-DIF output of a compatible computer outputs to the matching + or – terminals on video outputs to these jacks. sound card playing MP3 files or streams, LD player your left and right speakers. When making or CD player to these jacks. The signal may be speaker connections always make certain to b Component Video Outputs: Connect either a Dolby Digital signal, DTS signal or a stan- maintain correct polarity by connecting the red these outputs to the component video inputs of dard PCM digital source. Do not connect the RF (+) terminals on the AVR 320 to the red (+) ter- a video projector or monitor. When a source digital output of an LD player to these jacks. minals on the speakers and the black (–) termi- connected to one of the two Component nals on the AVR 320 to the black (–) terminals Video Inputs ac is selected the signal will 33 Video 2 Audio Outputs: Connect these on the speakers. See page 16 for more informa- be sent to these jacks. jacks to the RECORD/INPUT audio jacks on a tion on speaker polarity. VCR or other video source. c DVD Component Video Inputs: Connect fi Center Speaker Outputs: Connect these the Y/Pr/Pb component video outputs of a DVD 34 Video 2 Audio Inputs: Connect these outputs to the matching + and – terminals on player to these jacks. jacks to the PLAY/OUT audio jacks on a VCR your center channel speaker. In conformance or other video source. with the new CEA color code specification, the d Remote IR Output: This connection per- Green Terminal is the positive, or quot;+quot; terminal mits the IR sensor in the receiver to serve other 35 Video 3 Audio Inputs: Connect these that should be connected to the red (+) termi- remote controlled devices. Connect this jack to jacks to the PLAY/OUT audio jacks on a VCR nal on speakers with the older color coding. the “IR IN” jack on Harman Kardon (or other or other video source. Connect the black (–) terminal on the AVR to compatible) equipment. 36 Video 1 Audio Inputs: Connect these the black negative (–) terminal on your speaker. (See page 16 for more information on speaker e Remote IR Input: If the AVR 320’s front- jacks to the PLAY/OUT audio jacks on a VCR polarity.) panel IR sensor is blocked due to cabinet or other video source. doors or other obstructions, an external IR 37 Video 1 Audio Outputs: Connect these fl Surround Speaker Outputs: Connect sensor may be used. Connect the output of these outputs to the matching + and – termi- jacks to the RECORD/INPUT audio jacks on a the sensor to this jack. nals on your surround channel speakers. In con- VCR. formance with the new CEA color code specifi- f Multiroom IR Input: Connect the output of 38 Preamp Outputs: These jacks may be cation, the Blue terminal is the positive, or quot;+quot; an IR sensor in a remote room to this jack to connected to the inputs of an optional, external terminal that should be connected to the red operate the AVR 320’s multiroom control system. power amplifier. (+) terminal on the Surround Left speaker with older color coding, while the Gray terminal g Video 1 Video Outputs: Connect these should be connected to the red (+) terminal on jacks to the RECORD/INPUT composite or the Surround Right speaker with the older color S-Video jack on a VCR. coding. Connect the black (–) terminal on the AVR to the matching black negative (–) termi- h Video 1 Video Inputs: Connect these nals for each surround speaker. (See page 17 jacks to the PLAY/OUT composite or S-Video for more information on speaker polarity.) jacks on a VCR or other video source. ‡ Switched AC Accessory Outlet: This i Video 2 Video Outputs: Connect these outlet may be used to power any device you jacks to the RECORD/INPUT composite or wish to have turned on when the AVR 320 is S-Video jacks on a VCR. turned on with the System Power Control Button 2. j Video 3 Video Inputs: Connect these ° Unswitched AC Accessory Outlet: This jacks to the PLAY/OUT composite or S-Video outlet may be used to power any AC device. jacks on a VCR or other video source. The power will remain on at this outlet regard- less of whether the AVR 320 is on or off. k Video 2 Video Inputs: Connect these jacks to the PLAY/OUT composite or S-Video jacks on a VCR or other video source. 11 REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS
  12. 12. Main Remote Control Functions a Power Off Button b IR Transmitter Window c b a c Program/SPL Indicator d Power On Button e Input Selectors 44 f AVR Selector g AM/FM Tuner Select h 6-Channel/8-Channel Direct Input d 43 i Test Button e j Sleep Button k Surround Mode Selector f l Night Mode m Channel Select Button g n ⁄ / ¤ Buttons h 42 o ‹ Button i 41 p Set Button j q Digital Select r Numeric Keys 40 s Tuner Mode k t Direct Button l 39 u Tuning Up/Down v OSD Button m w Dolby Mode Select Button n 38 x DTS Digital Mode Selector y Logic 7 Mode Select Button o 37 z Skip Down Button p ` Transport Controls q ● Skip Up Button 28 36 ● Stereo Mode Select Button 29 ● DTS Neo:6 Mode Select 30 n ● Macro Buttons 31 r ● Disc Skip Button 32 ● Preset Up/Down 33 ● Clear Button 34 ● Memory Button 35 s 35 t 34 ● Delay/Prev. Ch. 36 ● › Button 37 u 33 ● Speaker Select 38 ● Multiroom 39 v 32 ● Volume Up/Down 40 31 ● SPL Indicator Select 41 w 30 ● Learn Button 42 x ● Mute 43 y 29 ● EzSet Sensor Microphone 44 z 28 NOTE: The function names shown here are each but- ` ton’s feature when used with the AVR 320. Most buttons have additional functions when used with other devices. See pages 42–43 for a list of these functions. 12 MAIN REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS
  13. 13. Main Remote Control Functions IMPORTANT NOTE: The AVR 320’s remote AVR 320’s functions. If the AVR 320 is in the ton is pressed, use the ⁄/¤ Buttons n to may be programmed to control up to eight Standby mode, it will also turn the AVR 320 on. select the channel being adjusted, then press the devices, including the AVR 320. Before using the Set Button p, followed by the ⁄/¤ Buttons remote, it is important to remember to press the g AM/FM Tuner Select: Press this button to n again, to change the level setting. (See page Input Selector Button e that corresponds select the AVR 320’s tuner as the listening 32 for more information.) to the unit you wish to operate. In addition, the choice. Pressing this button when the tuner is AVR 320’s remote is shipped from the factory to already in use will select between the AM and n ⁄/¤ Buttons: These multipurpose but- operate the AVR 320 and most Harman Kardon FM bands. tons are used to change or scroll through items CD or DVD players and cassette decks. The in the on-screen menus, make configuration remote is also capable of operating a wide vari- h 6-Channel/8-Channel Direct Input: settings such as digital inputs or delay timing, ety of other products using the control codes Press this button to select the device connected or to select surround modes. When changing a that are part of the remote. Before using the to the 6-Channel Direct Inputs ª or the 8- setting, first press the button for the function or remote with other products, follow the instruc- Channel Direct Inputs ‚. (See page 33 for setting to be changed (e.g., press the tions on pages 37–41 to program the proper more information.) Surround Mode Selector k to select a codes for the products in your system. soundfield mode or the Digital Select Button i Test Button: Press this button to begin q to change a digital input) and then press It is also important to remember that many of the sequence used to calibrate the AVR 320’s one of these buttons to scroll through the list the buttons on the remote take on different output levels. (See page 24 for more information of options or to increase or decrease a setting. functions, depending on the product selected on calibrating the AVR 320.) The sections in this manual describing the indi- using the Device Control Selectors. The descrip- vidual features and functions contain specific j Sleep Button: Press this button to place tions shown here primarily detail the functions information on using these buttons for each the unit in the Sleep mode. After the time of the remote when it is used to operate the application. shown in the display, the AVR 320 will auto- AVR 320. (See page 39 for information about matically go into the Standby mode. Each press o ‹ Button: This button is used to change alternate functions for the remote’s buttons.) of the button changes the time until turn-off in the menu selection or setting during some of a Power Off Button: Press this button to the following order: the setup procedures for the AVR 320. place the AVR 320 or a selected device in the 90 80 70 60 50 min min min min min Standby mode. Note that this will turn off the p Set Button: This button is used to enter 40 30 20 10 settings into the AVR 320’s memory. It is also main room functions, but if the Multiroom sys- min min min min OFF tem is activated, it will continue to function. used in the setup procedures for delay time, Note that this button is also used to change speaker configuration and channel output level b IR Transmitter Window: Point this win- channels on your TV when the TV is selected. adjustment. dow towards the AVR 320 when pressing buttons on the remote to make certain that infrared com- q Digital Select: Press this button to assign When the AVR 320 remote is being programmed one of the digital inputs 31 32 *Ó to a mands are properly received. with the codes to operate another device, this source. (See page 29 for more information on c Program/SPL Indicator: This three-color button is also used in the “Auto Search” process. using digital inputs.) indicator is used to guide you through the (See page 37 for more information on program- process of programming the remote or learning ming the remote.) r Numeric Keys: These buttons serve as a commands from a remote into the AVR 320’s ten-button numeric keypad to enter tuner preset remote code memory and it is also used as a k Surround Mode Selector: Press this positions. They are also used to select channel level indicator when using the remote’s EzSet button to begin the process of changing the numbers when TV, Cable or SAT has been capabilities. (See page 24 for more information surround mode. After the button has been selected on the remote, or to select track num- on setting output levels, and see page 37 for pressed, use the ⁄/¤ Buttons n to select bers on a CD, DVD or LD player, depending on information on programming the remote.) the desired surround mode. (See page 28 for how the remote has been programmed. more information.) Note that this button is also d Power On Button: Press this button to used to tune channels when the TV is selected s Tuner Mode: Press this button when the turn on the power to a device selected by press- using the device Input Selector e. tuner is in use to select between automatic ing one of the Input Selectors e. When the AVR 320 remote is being pro- tuning and manual tuning. When the button is grammed with the codes of another device, this pressed so that the AUTO Indicator X goes e Input Selectors: Pressing one of these button is also used in the “Auto Search” out, pressing the Tuning Buttons u)≠ buttons will perform three actions at the same process. (See page 37 for more information on will move the frequency up or down in single- time. First, if the AVR 320 is not turned on, this programming the remote.) step increments. When the FM band is in use, will power up the unit. Next, it will select the pressing this button when a station’s signal is source shown on the button as the input to the l Night Mode: Press this button to activate weak will change to monaural reception. (See AVR 320. Finally, it will change the remote con- the Night mode. This mode is available in spe- page 31 for more information.) trol so that it controls the device selected. After cially encoded digital sources, and it preserves pressing one of these buttons you must press dialog (center channel) intelligibility at low t Direct Button: Press this button when the AVR Selector Button f again to oper- volume levels. the tuner is in use to start the sequence for ate the AVR 320’s functions with the remote. direct entry of a station’s frequency. After press- m Channel Select Button: This button is ing the button, simply press the proper f AVR Selector: Pressing this button will used to start the process of setting the AVR 320’s Numeric Keys r to select a station. (See switch the remote so that it will operate the output levels to an external source. Once this but- page 32 for more information on the tuner.) 13 MAIN REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS
  14. 14. Main Remote Control Functions u Tuning Up/Down: When the tuner is in processing and place the unit in a traditional 38 Speaker Select: Press this button use, these buttons will tune up or down through two-channel Stereo mode. The first press to begin the process of configuring the the selected frequency band. If the Tuner Mode selects 5-Channel Stereo, the next press selects AVR 320’s bass management system for use Button s^ has been pressed so that the 8-Channel Stereo, and the third press selects with the type of speakers used in your system. AUTO Indicator X is illuminated, pressing and “SURROUND OFF,” which is true Stereo. Once the button has been pressed, use the holding either of the buttons for three seconds ⁄/¤ Buttons n to select the channel you will cause the tuner to seek the next station with 30 Macro Buttons: Press these buttons wish to set up. Press the Set Button p and acceptable signal strength for quality reception. to store or recall a “Macro”, which is a then select another channel to configure. When the AUTO Indicator X is NOT illumi- preprogrammed sequence of commands When all adjustments have been completed, nated, pressing these buttons will tune stations stored in the remote. (See page 38 for more press the Set Button p twice to exit the in single-step increments. (See page 31 for more information on storing and recalling macros.) settings and return to normal operation. (See information.) page 22 for more information.) 31 DTS Neo:6 Mode Select: Pressing v OSD Button: Press this button to activate this button cycles the AVR through the various 39 Multiroom: Press this button to activate the On-Screen Display (OSD) system used to set DTS Neo:6 modes, which extract a five-channel the multiroom system or to begin the process of up or adjust the AVR 320’s parameters. surround field from two-channel program changing the input or volume level for the sec- material. The first press selects the last ond zone. (See page 36 for more information on w Dolby Mode Selector: This button is DTS Neo:6 surround mode that was in use, the Multiroom system.) used to select from among the available Dolby and each subsequent press selects one of the Surround processing modes. Each press of this other DTS Neo:6 modes. 40 Volume Up/Down: Press these buttons button will select one of the Dolby Pro Logic II modes or Dolby 3 Stereo. When a Dolby Digital to raise or lower the system volume. 32 Disc Skip Button: This button has no encoded source is in use, the Dolby Digital mode direct function for the AVR 320 but is most 41 SPL Indicator Select: This button acti- may also be selected. (See page 26 for the avail- often used to change to the next disc in a CD vates the AVR 320’s EzSet function to quickly able Dolby surround mode options.) or DVD player when the remote is programmed and accurately calibrate the AVR 320’s output x DTS Digital Mode Selector: When a for that type of device. (See page 37 for more levels. Press and hold the button for three DTS-encoded digital source is selected, each information on using the remote with products seconds and then release it. Note that the press of this button will scroll thorugh the avail- other than the AVR 320.) test tone will begin circulating, and the able DTS modes. The specific choice of modes Program/SPL Indicator c will change will vary according to whether or not the source 33 Preset Up/Down: When the tuner is colors. During this sequence, EzSet will material contains DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete encoding. in use, press these buttons to scroll through the automatically adjust the output levels for all When a DTS source is not in use, this button has stations programmed into the AVR 320’s mem- channels until they are equal, as shown by no function. (See page 40 for the available DTS ory. When some source devices, such as CD the Program/SPL Indicator c lighting Digital options.) players, VCRs and cassette decks, are selected green for each channel. Press this button using the device Input Selectors e, these again when the adjustment is complete to y Logic 7 Selector: Press this button to buttons may function as Chapter Step or Track turn off the test tone. (See page 24 for more select from among the available Logic 7 sur- Advance. information on EzSet.) round modes. (See page 26 for the available Logic 7 options.) 34 Clear Button: Press this button to clear 42 Learn Button: Press this button to begin incorrect entries when using the remote to the process of “learning” the codes from another z Skip Down Button: This button does not directly enter a radio station’s frequency. product’s remote into the AVR 320’s remote. (See have a direct function on the AVR 320, but page 37 for more information on using the when used with a compatibly programmed CD 35 Memory Button: Press this button to remote’s learning function.) or DVD changer it will change to the previous enter a radio station into the AVR 320’s preset disc in the changer or carousel. memory. Once the MEMORY Indicator U 43 Mute: Press this button to momentarily flashes, you have five seconds to enter a preset silence the AVR 320 or TV set being controlled, ` Transport Controls: These buttons do memory location using the Numeric Keys depending on which device has been selected. not have any functions for the AVR 320, but r. (See page 31 for more information.) When the AVR 320 remote is being programmed they may be programmed for the forward/ to operate another device, this button is pressed reverse play operation of a wide variety of CD 36 Delay/Prev Ch.: Press this button to with the Input Selector Button e to begin or DVD players, and audio or video cassette begin the process for setting the delay times the programming process. (See page 37 for recorders. (See page 40 for more information.) used by the AVR 320 when processing surround more information on programming the remote.) sound. After pressing this button, the delay 28 Skip Up Button: This button does not times are entered by pressing the Set Button 44 EzSet Sensor Microphone: The sensor have a direct function on the AVR 320, but p and then using the ⁄/¤ Buttons n to microphone for the EzSet microphone is behind when used with a compatibly programmed CD change the setting. Press the Set Button p these slots. When using the remote to calibrate or DVD changer it will change to the previous again to complete the process. (See page 23 for speaker output levels using EzSet, be sure that disc in the changer or carousel. more information.) you do not hold the remote in a way that cov- ers these slots. (See page 24 for more informa- 29 Stereo Mode Select Button: Pressing 37 › Button: Press this button to change a tion on using EzSet.) this button cycles through the stereo modes, setting or selection when configuring many of the and it is also used to turn off all surround AVR 320’s settings. 14 MAIN REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS
  15. 15. Zone II Remote Control Functions å Power Off: When used in the room © Preset Up/Down – Track Skip: When where the AVR 320 is located, press this button the AVR 320’s tuner is selected as the input POWER MUTE to place the unit in Standby. When it is used in source, these buttons will move up or down A OFF K a remote room with a sensor that is connected through the list of stations that have been AVR VID1 VID2 to the Multiroom IR Input f, this button stored in the preset memory. When a CD or B turns the Multiroom system on and off. DVD changer or player is selected, these but- AM/FM / VID3 VID4 C tons activate the Forward or Reverse Track or ∫ AVR Selector: Press this button to turn Chapter Skip functions. DVD CD TAPE D on the AVR 320. The input in use when the unit DN TUNING UP was last on will be selected. ˙ Disc Skip: Press this button to change E discs on compatible Harman Kardon CD or DVD F DN PRESET UP ç AM/FM Tuner Select: Press this button changer or players. G to select the Tuner as the input to the H Multiroom system. Press it again to change I Volume Up/Down: When used in the DISC SKIP J between the AM and FM bands. room where the AVR 320 is located, press this DISC SKIP button to raise or lower the volume in that ∂ Input Selectors: When the AVR 320 is room. When it is used in a remote room with a off, press one of these buttons to select a spe- sensor that is connected to the Multiroom IR I VOLUME cific input and turn the unit on. When the unit Input f, this button will raise or lower the is already in use, pressing one of these buttons volume in the remote room. will change the input. ∆ Play Forward/Reverse/Stop: Press ≠ Tuning Up/Down – Fast Play: When these buttons to control compatible this remote is used in the same room as the Harman Kardon CD, DVD or cassette players. AVR 320, these buttons may be used to change the frequency of the tuner. These buttons may ˚ Mute: When used in the room where the also control the Fast Play or Fast Reverse func- AVR 320 is located, press this button to tem- tions of compatible Harman Kardon CD, DVD or porarily silence the unit. When it is used in a cassette decks in the same room, or from a remote room with a sensor that is connected to remote room when an IR link is connected to the Multiroom IR Input f, this button will the AVR 320. temporarily silence the feed to the remote room only. Press the button again to return to the ƒ Record/Pause: Press this button to acti- previous volume level. å Power Off vate the Record or Pause function on compati- ∫ AVR Selector ble Harman Kardon CD, DVD or Cassette Deck ç AM/FM Tuner Select products. ∂ Input Selectors ≠ Tuning Up/Down – Fast Play ƒ Record/Pause © Preset/Track Skip ˙ Disc Skip I Volume Up/Down NOTE: The Zone II remote may be used in either the same room where the AVR 320 is located, or it ∆ Play Forward/Reverse/Stop may be used in a separate room with an optional infrared sensor that is connected to the AVR 320’s ˚ Mute Multiroom IR Input f. When it is used in the same room as the AVR 320, it will control the func- tions of the AVR 320 or any compatible Harman Kardon products in that room. When it is used in a separate room via a sensor connected to the Multiroom IR Input f, the buttons for power, input source, volume and mute will control the source and volume for the second zone, as connected to the Multiroom Outputs •. (See page 36 for complete information on using the Multiroom system.) 15 ZONE II REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS
  16. 16. Installation and Connections System Installation adapter supplied with the unit to make the con- We also recommend that the length of cable nection. used to connect speaker pairs be identical. For After unpacking the unit, and placing it on a solid example, use the same length piece of cable surface capable of supporting its weight, you will 7. Connect the front, center and surround to connect the front-left and front-right or need to make the connections to your audio and speaker outputs › fi fl to the respective surround-left and surround-right speakers, video equipment. speakers. even if the speakers are a different distance from the AVR 320. IMPORTANT NOTE: For your personal safety To ensure that all the audio signals are carried and to avoid possible damage to your equipment to your speakers without loss of clarity or reso- 8. Connections to a subwoofer are normally and speakers, it is always good practice to turn lution, we suggest that you use high-quality made via a line-level audio connection from the off and unplug the AVR and ALL source equip- speaker cable. Many brands of cable are avail- Subwoofer Output ∞ to the line-level input ment from the AC output before making any able and the choice of cable may be influenced of a subwoofer with a built-in amplifier. When a audio or video system connections. by the distance between your speakers and the passive subwoofer is used, the connection first receiver, the type of speakers you use, personal goes to a power amplifier, which will be con- Audio Equipment Connections preferences and other factors. Your dealer or nected to one or more subwoofer speakers. If We recommend that you use high-quality inter- installer is a valuable resource to consult in you are using a powered subwoofer that does connect cables when making connections to selecting the proper cable. not have line-level input connections, follow the source equipment and recorders to preserve the instructions furnished with the speaker for con- integrity of the signals. Regardless of the brand of cable selected, we nection information. recommend that you use a cable constructed of 1. Connect the analog output of a CD player to multistrand copper with a gauge of 14 or smaller. 9. If an external multi-channel audio source the CD Inputs ¶. Remember that in specifying cable, the lower with 5.1 outputs such as an external digital the number, the thicker the cable. processor/decoder, DVD-Audio or SACD player NOTE: When the CD player has both fixed and is used, connect the outputs of that device to variable audio outputs, it is best to use the fixed Cable with a gauge of 16 may be used for short the 6-Channel Direct Inputs ª. output unless you find that the input to the runs of less than ten feet. We do not recom- receiver is so low that the sound is noisy, or so mend that you use cables with an AWG equiva- 10. If an external multi-channel audio source high that the signal is distorted. lent of 18 or higher, due to the power loss and with 7.1 outputs such as an external digital degradation in performance that will occur. processor/decoder, DVD-Audio or SACD player 2. Connect the analog Play/Out jacks of a cas- is used, first connect the outputs of that device sette deck, MD, CD-R or other audio recorder to Cables that are run inside walls should have the to both the 6 Channel Direct Inputs as noted the Tape Input Jacks £. Connect the analog appropriate markings to indicate listing with UL, above, and then connect the Surround Back Left Record/In jacks on the recorder to the Tape CSA or other appropriate testing agency stan- and Surround Back Right output channels of Output Jacks ¢ on the AVR 320. dards. Questions about running cables inside the source device to the 8-Channel Direct walls should be referred to your installer or a Inputs ‚. 3. Connect the output of any digital sources licensed electrician who is familiar with the NEC such as such as a CD or DVD changer or play- and/or the applicable local building codes in 11. If a 7.1 channel source device is connected er, advanced video game, a digital satellite your area. as noted in the item above, you must use an receiver, HDTV tuner or digital cable set-top optional audio power amplifier for those chan- box or the output of a compatible computer When connecting wires to the speakers, be cer- nels. Connect the SBL and SBR Preamp sound card to the Optical and Coaxial tain to observe proper polarity. Note that the Outputs 38 to the inputs of the amplifier Digital Inputs 31 32 *Ó. positive (+) terminal of each speaker connection feeding those channels' speakers. now carries a specific color code as noted on 4. Connect the coaxial or optical Digital Audio page 11. However, most speakers will still use a Video Equipment Connections Outputs ⁄ on the rear panel of the AVR 320 to red terminal for the postive (+) connection. Video equipment is connected in the same man- the matching digital input connections on a CD-R Connect the “negative” or “black” wire to the ner as audio components. Again, the use of high- or MiniDisc recorder. same terminal on both the receiver and the quality interconnect cables is recommended to speaker. preserve signal quality. 5. Assemble the AM Loop Antenna supplied with the unit as shown below. Connect it to the NOTE: While most speaker manufacturers 1. Connect a VCR’s or other video source’s AM and GND Screw Terminals ¡ . adhere to an industry convention of using black audio and video Play/Out jacks to the Video 1 terminals for negative and red ones for positive, or Video 2 In Jacks hk 34 36 on the rear 6. Connect the supplied FM antenna to the FM some manufacturers may vary from this config- panel. The Audio and Video Record/In jacks on (75-ohm) Connection ™. The FM antenna uration. To ensure proper phase and optimal the VCR should be connected to the Video 1 may be an external roof antenna, an inside performance, consult the identification plate on or Video 2 Out Jacks gi 33 37 on the powered or wire-lead antenna or a connection your speaker or the speaker’s manual to verify AVR 320. from a cable TV system. Note that if the anten- polarity. If you do not know the polarity of your na or connection uses 300-ohm twin-lead speaker, ask your dealer for advice before pro- 2. Connect the analog audio and video outputs cable, you must use the 300-ohm-to-75-ohm ceeding, or consult the speaker’s manufacturer. of a satellite receiver, cable TV converter or 16 INSTALLATION AND CONNECTIONS

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