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system. Such is definitely NCfl'fthe ease: While Pro Logic processedfrear channel information doesn’t contain

extended bass or treble, thssurrotiincl speakers should have fairly flat frequency response over the required .

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by the creators timothy Surround ’é' Material. ; .
Another argunmn’t‘e‘gainswery inexpensive suirround speakers is that the GSP—SGDis designed with two operating
modes ("5 Channel Matrix“ and ”SvChan‘nel Stereo”) that send full-bandwidth signals to the rear channels. Here.
severe speaker limitations Will be avert more obvious and detrimental. Again, your ADCOM dealer will show you
appropriate choices . . W ' g .

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directly at you. Oo‘mrnon practice h‘as‘thern Mdeiy sbanedhigh on the rear wall of your entertainment room. A
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When you plug the GSP—Sao into an AC outlet. an intemal microprocessor automatically activates to control initial
operation. Pushing the front panel Tower" switch. or the “Power" button on the rer'note controllerm turns the
unit cm The mwimrw LED”Qchanges from yellow (standby status) to red (fully operational status.) the
red LEDohflwe‘flastfltVohrme" control Oturns on. and all processorand amplifier stages arelulty energized. After
a brief interval toin‘sure stable operation, relays connect the line level stages to the rear panel RCA jacks and power
amplifierinputs Notethat Woes not place relays at the outputofthe amplifiersthemselves. Ouroons‘rderable
experience suggests that amplifier output relays ineyitably malfunction or degrade sonic performance.

WhenmeG$P¥5601sturnedoir.tne‘reiaysopen irnmecriaieiyto muteeillihooutputs, includingtheintemal connections

‘ ‘ to the power atriplitiérs. T1hlsproté¢tsagafiust any transom pops that they be unsettling.