Connecting 13.1-channel speakers

This system, which is based on a 5.1-channel system, plays back up to 13.1-channels at the same time.

Example connection when using three sets of ceiling speakers

Pict SP Layout 13.1 TF TR TM

Set “Floor” to “5ch & SB” and “Height Sp” to “6ch” in the menu when connecting in this configuration. link, link

Conne SP 13.1 TF TR TM X67E3

You can change the combination of the HEIGHT1, HEIGHT2 and HEIGHT3 channels in the settings. link

Example connection when using two sets of height speakers and one set of ceiling speakers

Pict SP Layout 13.1 FH RH TM

Set “Floor” to “5ch & SB” and “Height Sp” to “6ch” in the menu when connecting in this configuration. link, link

Conne SP 13.1 FH RH TM X67E3

You can change the combination of the HEIGHT1, HEIGHT2 and HEIGHT3 channels in the settings. link

Example connection when using two sets of height speakers and one set of front wide speakers

Pict SP Layout 13.1 FH RH FW

Set “Floor” to “5ch & SB & FW” and “Height Sp” to “4ch” in the menu when connecting in this configuration. link, link

Conne SP 13.1 FH RH FW X67E3

You can change the combination of the HEIGHT1 and HEIGHT2 channels in the settings. link

Example connection when using three sets of Dolby Atmos Enabled speakers

Pict SP Layout 13.1 FD SD BD

Set “Floor” to “5ch & SB” and “Dolby Sp” to “6ch” in the menu when connecting in this configuration. link, link

Conne SP 13.1 FD SD BD X67E3

You can change the combination of the HEIGHT1, HEIGHT2 and HEIGHT3 channels in the settings. link

Example connection for the Auro-3D 13.1-channel system

This speaker configuration is optimized for Auro-3D playback.

Pict SP Layout 13.1 Auro

Set “Floor” to “5ch & SB” and “Height Sp” to “6ch” in the menu when connecting in this configuration. link, link
Next, set “Height” - “Front Layout” to “Front Height & Center Height” and “Middle Layout” to “Surr. Height & Top Surround”. link

Conne SP 13.1 Auro X67E3

You can change the combination of the HEIGHT1, HEIGHT2 and HEIGHT3 channels in the settings. link

For the best Auro-3D experience Surround Height speakers are recommended, however you may substitute Rear Height speakers from a Dolby Atmos speaker setup in place of Surround Height speakers.

The combination of the HEIGHT1, HEIGHT2 and HEIGHT3 channels can be changed to the following patterns according to the speaker system being used.
Set this from “Amp Assign” in the menu. link

Combinations of height speakers to be used

Connected speaker terminals

 

Number of height / ceiling speakers

Number of Dolby Speakers

Combination pattern

HEIGHT1

HEIGHT2

HEIGHT 3/
FRONT WIDE Flower Mark 1

2ch

2ch

None

Front Height

Front Height

-

-

Top Front

Top Front

-

-

Top Middle

Top Middle

-

-

Top Rear

Top Rear

-

-

Rear Height

Rear Height

-

-

None

2ch

Front Dolby

Front Dolby

-

-

Surround Dolby

Surround Dolby

-

-

Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Back Dolby

-

-

4ch

2ch

2ch

Front Dolby & Top Rear

Front Dolby

Top Rear

-

Front Dolby & Rear Height

Front Dolby

Rear Height

-

Front Height & Surr. Dolby

Front Height

Surround Dolby

-

Front Height & Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Front Height

Back Dolby

-

Top Front & Surr. Dolby

Top Front

Surround Dolby

-

Top Front & Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Top Front

Back Dolby

-

Combinations of height speakers to be used

Connected speaker terminals

 

Number of height / ceiling speakers

Number of Dolby Speakers

Combination pattern

HEIGHT1

HEIGHT2

HEIGHT 3/
FRONT WIDE Flower Mark 1

4ch

4ch

None

Front Height & Top Middle

Front Height

Top Middle

-

Front Height & Top Rear

Front Height

Top Rear

-

Front Height & Rear Height Flower Mark 3

Front Height

Rear Height

-

Front Height & Surr. Height

Front Height

Surr. Height

-

Top Front & Top Rear

Top Front

Top Rear

-

Top Front & Rear Height

Top Front

Rear Height

-

Top Middle & Rear Height

Top Middle

Rear Height

-

None

4ch

Front Dolby & Surr. Dolby

Front Dolby

Surround Dolby

-

Front Dolby & Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Front Dolby

Back Dolby

-

6ch

5ch

None

Front Height & Rear Height & Top Surround Flower Mark 3

Front Height

Rear Height

L: Top Surround

Front Height & Surr. Height & Top Surround Flower Mark 3

Front Height

Surr. Height

L: Top Surround

Front Height & Rear Height & Center Height

Front Height

Rear Height

R: Center Height

Front Height & Surr. Height & Center Height

Front Height

Surr. Height

R: Center Height

Combinations of height speakers to be used

Connected speaker terminals

 

Number of height / ceiling speakers

Number of Dolby Speakers

Combination pattern

HEIGHT1

HEIGHT2

HEIGHT 3/
FRONT WIDE Flower Mark 1

6ch

6ch

None

Front Height & Surr. Height & Rear Height Flower Mark 4

Front Height

Rear Height

Surr. Height

Front Height & Rear Height & Top Surround & Center Height Flower Mark 3

Front Height

Rear Height

L: Top Surround
R: Center Height

Front Height & Surr. Height & Top Surround & Center Height

Front Height

Surr. Height

L: Top Surround
R: Center Height

Front Height & Top Middle & Rear Height Flower Mark 3 Flower Mark 5

Front Height

Rear Height

Top Middle

Top Front & Top Middle & Top Rear Flower Mark 5

Top Front

Top Rear

Top Middle

4ch

2ch

Front Height & Surr. Dolby & Rear Height Flower Mark 3

Front Height

Rear Height

Surround Dolby

Top Front & Surr. Dolby & Top Rear

Top Front

Top Rear

Surround Dolby

2ch

4ch

Front Height & Surr. Dolby & Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Front Dolby

Back Dolby

Surround Dolby

Front Dolby & Top Middle & Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Front Dolby

Back Dolby

Top Middle

Front Dolby & Surr. Dolby & Rear Height

Front Dolby

Rear Height

Surround Dolby

None

6ch

Front Dolby & Surr. Dolby & Back Dolby Flower Mark 2

Front Dolby

Back Dolby

Surround Dolby

Connect to the HEIGHT3/FRONT WIDE speaker terminal to use Front Wide speakers. Set “Floor” in the menu to “5ch & FW” or “5ch & SB & FW”. link

This combination can be selected when using Surround Back speakers.

For the best Auro-3D experience Surround Height speakers are recommended, however you may substitute Rear Height speakers from a Dolby Atmos speaker setup in place of Surround Height speakers.

Use 2 sets of Height speakers in the appropriate sound modes for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X or Auro-3D playback.
Use the Front Height and Rear Height speakers for Dolby Atmos or DTS:X playback.
Use the Front Height and Surround Height speakers for Auro-3D playback.

This combination can be selected when “Floor” in the menu to “5ch” or “5ch & SB”. link

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