Using your System menu

Using the System menu, the following system settings can be adjusted as needed.


Note: Listening to an audio source while you make audio adjustments can be useful in fine-tuning your selections.

bass compensation: low-frequency reproduction, default is set to normal (0), can vary from -9 to +14

treble compensation: high-frequency reproduction, default is set to normal (0), can vary from -9 to +14

audio processing: "automatic" can be changed to "user adjustable," which allows additional options in the settings list

input levels: analog or digital input from tv, vcr, cbl·sat, or aux, default is set to normal (0), can vary from -6 to +6. allows you to set your device volume levels to be balanced with internal source volumes

adaptiq®: set to off — or on if adaptiq audio calibration has been run. to override adaptiq effects, choose "erase"

expansion protocol: not for use unless it is indicated by a bose technician. only used with legacy bose® products

cbl·sat/vcr audio: can be set for tv stereo instead of 5.1 reproduction


tv power: manual tv on/off can be changed to automatic. for a tv connected by scart, the choice is euro

tv power status: indicates tv sensor detection after tv power is set to automatic. otherwise, this is not adjustable

widescreen tv: allows you to change from a normal screen (4:3) to a widescreen (16:9) format

widescreen dvds: allows you to change from the original dvd format to one for a normal screen (4:3) (only applies to some discs)

video connector: can change to reflect the type of video connector (component or hdmi®) being used

tv video format: allows you to change from the standard monitor setting to the setting for a multiple format monitor

video black level: the intensity of black on screen can be darkened (unless hdmi or component video connects the tv)

video resolution: when using a vs-2 video enhancer, allows for the resolution setting to be changed while watching a video source

persistent video: when using a vs-2 video enhancer, it can be set so the tv image from a video source remains on screen when an audio source is selected

settings on tv: when using a vs-2 video enhancer, it can restrict the video settings list to appear on the media center display only (not on the tv)

Media Center

display brightness: adjusts the brightness level of the media center's display (bright: 4, darker: 1 - 3)

display language: can change from english to one of 8 other languages

optical source: can change from none to optical audio for tv, vcr, cbl·sat, or aux

digital audio output: can change to pcm (pulse code modulation) to increase compatibility with a connected digital audio source

tuner spacing: can change from one standard station spacing for am and fm to a different regional standard

Remote Control

tv brand and code plus device, brand, and code for cbl· sat, vcr, and aux: the choices you make here allow the remote to control each device

tv control: can choose to have the aux, vcr, or cbl·sat device (instead of your tv) respond to the tv source button

remote version: can change the function of some remote buttons to control either teletext or record operations

ir control: can change to allow (teach) another remote to control the system using ir commands (on)

DVD Lock

create, confirm, enter, and change password: can be set to restrict the use of some videos

lock disc: can be used to prevent unauthorized viewing

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