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B&K Components, Ltd.

AVR505 & AVR507

A/V Receiver

Owner’s Manual

P/N13435 1102

USER INFORMATION

Model #

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SETUP SPEAKER SIZE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Front

 

 

 

 

 

Serial #

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date purchased

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Surround

 

 

 

 

 

Purchased from:

 

 

4

Surround Back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Subwoofer

 

 

 

 

 

City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

THX Ultra 2 Sub

 

State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Phone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPEAKER LOCATION

feet

 

 

SETUP SPEAKER LEVELS

 

Front

 

 

Left Center

Right

 

Front

Left Center Right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surround

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Surround

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back Width

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subwoofer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subwoofer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SETUP CROSSOVERS + LFE

SETUP ROOM EQUALIZATION

1

Crossover

 

 

THX Boundary Gain Comp

 

NO

 

2

High Pass

 

 

Test Tone

20.0 Hz

 

Off

 

3

Low Pass

 

 

Notch

 

Hz

 

dB

 

4

LFE Level

 

 

Notch Width

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hz

 

 

 

 

 

Bass

 

 

 

Hz

dB

 

 

 

 

Treble

 

 

kHz

 

 

dB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subwoofer Phase

Invert

B&K Components, Ltd., 2100 Old Union Road, Buffalo New York 14227-2725

Phone 1-800-543-5252 or (716) 656-0026, Fax (716) 656-1291 E-mail: info@bkcomp.com Web: www.bkcomp.com

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

User Information.......................................................................................................................................................

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Table of Contents ....................................................................................................................................................

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Acknowledgments...................................................................................................................................................

1

Safety Precautions ..................................................................................................................................................

2

Features....................................................................................................................................................................

3

The Basics................................................................................................................................................................

4

Front panel ...............................................................................................................................................................

9

Rear Panel ..............................................................................................................................................................

10

Making the connection..........................................................................................................................................

12

Audio / Video connections....................................................................................................................................................

13

Digital Connections ..............................................................................................................................................................

15

Surround Outputs ..................................................................................................................................................................

16

Speaker Outputs ....................................................................................................................................................................

17

Antenna Connections ............................................................................................................................................................

18

Control Outputs / IR Inputs...................................................................................................................................................

18

Frequently Asked Questions .................................................................................................................................................

19

Setup.......................................................................................................................................................................

21

The Menu System .................................................................................................................................................................

21

System Setup.........................................................................................................................................................................

22

Speakers ...........................................................................................................................................................

22

Speaker Size ..............................................................................................................................................

22

Speaker Location........................................................................................................................................

27

Speaker Levels...........................................................................................................................................

28

Crossovers + LFE.......................................................................................................................................

28

Room Equalization .....................................................................................................................................

31

Display...............................................................................................................................................................

34

Inputs.................................................................................................................................................................

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Presets ..............................................................................................................................................................

42

Music Mode.......................................................................................................................................................

43

Memory Backup....................................................................................................................................................................

44

Operation................................................................................................................................................................

45

Power On/Off........................................................................................................................................................................

45

Sleep......................................................................................................................................................................................

45

Choosing a source .................................................................................................................................................................

46

AM/FM Tuner.......................................................................................................................................................................

46

Adjusting the Volume ...........................................................................................................................................................

47

Temporary Level Adjustments..............................................................................................................................................

47

Audio Modes.........................................................................................................................................................................

48

MONO ...............................................................................................................................................................

49

STEREO............................................................................................................................................................

49

SURROUND .....................................................................................................................................................

49

Surround Decoder Type .............................................................................................................................

49

Pro Logic Movie (Cinema) ...................................................................................................................

49

Pro Logic Music....................................................................................................................................

49

Pro Logic II Movie (Cinema) ................................................................................................................

49

Pro Logic II Music.................................................................................................................................

49

Neo:6 Movie (Cinema) .........................................................................................................................

50

Neo:6 Music .........................................................................................................................................

50

THX ...................................................................................................................................................................

50

DVD Audio.........................................................................................................................................................

50

Special Considerations .....................................................................................................................................

51

Equalization ‘EQ’ .................................................................................................................................................................

53

Select off ‘EQ 0’ ................................................................................................................................................

53

Select variable ‘EQ 1’........................................................................................................................................

53

Adjust LFE Level.........................................................................................................................................

53

Select Dynamic Range Limited ..................................................................................................................

54

Select loudness ‘EQ 2’ ......................................................................................................................................

54

Select theater EQ ‘EQ 3’...................................................................................................................................

54

Zone ID .................................................................................................................................................................................

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Zone ‘Z’ ................................................................................................................................................................................

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Presets ...................................................................................................................................................................................

55

Zone 1 ...................................................................................................................................................................................

56

Zone 2 ...................................................................................................................................................................................

57

Zone 1 Favorite Presets.........................................................................................................................................................

59

Zone 2 Favorite Presets.........................................................................................................................................................

60

Getting Receiver Status ........................................................................................................................................

61

Advanced Features................................................................................................................................................

62

Advanced ..............................................................................................................................................................................

62

Zone 1 (A) Setup...............................................................................................................................................

62

Zone 2 (B) Setup...............................................................................................................................................

65

Power On Titles.................................................................................................................................................

69

Control Outputs .................................................................................................................................................

69

Setup Control Out 1....................................................................................................................................

70

Setup Control Out 2....................................................................................................................................

70

Setup Control Out 3....................................................................................................................................

71

Setup Control Out 4....................................................................................................................................

71

Security Options................................................................................................................................................

72

DSP Usage .......................................................................................................................................................

74

RS-232 Control Port..........................................................................................................................................

74

Factory Reset ........................................................................................................................................................................

76

Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................................................................

77

Receiver Specifications ........................................................................................................................................

78

Limited Warranty..................................................................................................................................................................

79

Returning Equipment ............................................................................................................................................................

79

Notes.......................................................................................................................................................................

80

Rear Panel Enlarged View ....................................................................................................................................

81

The OSD Menu System A................................................................................................................................

82

The OSD Menu System B......................................................................................................................................

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WWW.BKCOMP.COM ............................................................................................................................................

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Motorola® ,, “* DigitalDNA™, “Powered by Motorola”™, Motorola name and logo are registered trademarks of Motorola, Inc.

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby”, ”Pro Logic”, “Surround EX", and thedouble-Dsymbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories

“DTS”, “DTS-ESExtended Surround” and “Neo:6” are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.

Manufactured under license from Digital Theater Systems, Inc. US Pat. No. 5,451,942, 5,956,674, 5,974,380, 5,978,762 and other world-widepatents issued and pending. "DTS", "DTS Digital Surround","DTS-ESExtended Surround" and "Neo:6" are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc. Copyright 1996, 2000 Digital Theater Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

THX, Home THX Cinema, Lucasfilm THX, Re-Equalization,Timbre Matching, Adaptive Decorrelation, THX Ultra, Boundary Gain Compensation, Advanced Speaker Array, THX Ultra2 and THX MusicMode are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd.

Manufactured under license from Lucasfilm Ltd. U.S. patent numbers 5,043,970; 5,189,703; and/or 5,222,059. European patent number 0 323 830. Other U.S. and foreign patents pending. Lucasfilm and THX are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. Surround EX is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories. Used under authorization.

Accessories included:

Owner’s manual, Remote control, Remote control Installation CD, 4-AAAbatteries, Power cord

B&K Components, Ltd., 2100 Old Union Road, Buffalo New York 14227-2725 Phone 1-800-543-5252 or (716) 656-0026, Fax (716) 656-1291

E-mail: info@bkcomp.com Web: www.bkcomp.com

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