Surround sound

General information

If your vehicle is equipped with the harman/ kardon Logic 7 surround sound system, you can set the optimum surround sound for every passenger.

The harman/kardonLogic 7 surround sound system is available for the following operating modes:
radio (FM only)
satellite radio
audio CD
audio DVD (MLP, dts, PCM and Dolby Digital audio formats)
MP3 (including SD memory card)
Media Interface
video DVD (PCM, dts and Dolby Digital audio formats)
AUX

Because some DVDs contain both stereo and multichannel audio formats, it may be necessary to set the audio format.

playback of, e.g. stereo recordings with a The Logic7 ON function enables playback of, e.g. stereo recordings with a surround sound experience for every passenger. It enables optimum playback of music and films on CD, audio DVD or video DVD with multichannel audio formats, such as MLP, dts or Dolby Digital. This results in sound characteristics like those intended by the sound engineer when the original was recorded.

system plays the tracks as stored on the If you select LOGIC7 OFF, the sound system plays the tracks as stored on the medium. Due to the design of the passenger compartment, an optimum audio experience cannot be guaranteed for all passengers.

mentioned have the following logos: Discs which support the audio formats mentioned have the following logos:

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

dts
dts

Switching surround sound on/off

Example: switching on surround sound for radio mode

Press the function button.
The radio display appears. You will hear the last station played on the last waveband.

Select Sound by sliding

and turning Select Sound by sliding and turning and turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press to confirm.
to confirm. Select 3D Sound and press to confirm. to confirm.

1 Current setting

1 Current setting

setting by turning  the COMAND Select the Logic7 ON or Logic7 OFF setting by turning controller and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press to confirm.
Depending on your selection, surround sound is switched on or off and the menu is exited.
the  back button or slide To exit the menu without saving: press the the back button or slide COMAND controller. the COMAND controller.

Please bear the following in mind:
For an optimum audio experience on all seats when Logic7 is switched on, balance and fader should be set to the center of the passenger compartment.
You will achieve the best sound results by playing high-quality audio and video DVDs.
MP3 tracks should have a bit rate of at least 128 kbit/s.
Surround-sound playback does not function for mono signal sources, such as AM radio mode.
If radio reception is poor, e.g. in a tunnel, you should switch off Logic 7, as it may otherwise switch between stereo and mono and cause temporary sound distortions.
On some stereo recordings, the sound characteristics may differ from conventional stereo playback.

Bang & Olufsen sound system

Vehicles with a Bang & Olufsen sound system:

There are two settings available with True Image sound technology:

reference

This setting provides a crisp, clear, luxury high-end sound setting for a studio atmosphere in your vehicle.

3D Sound

This setting enables a wide-ranging sound experience for playing music and videos.

The Sound Mode function can be used to optimize the selected sound setting for one seat. The settings left, all and right can be selected.

The Bang & Olufsen sound system provides the following operating modes:
radio (FM only)
audio CD
audio DVD (MLP, dts, PCM and Dolby Digital audio formats)
MP3
Media Interface
video DVD (PCM, dts and Dolby Digital audio formats)
AUX

Because some DVDs contain both stereo and multichannel audio formats, it may be necessary to set the audio format.

Discs which support the audio formats mentioned have the following logos:

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

dts
dts

MLP
MLP

Selecting settings for the Bang & Olufsen sound system

Calling up the selection menu

Select Sound.
Highlight Bang & Olufsen.
Press .
A selection menu appears.

A indicates the dot in front of an entry indicates the current setting.

Selecting the setting for True Image

and highlight Turn and highlight or slide reference or 3D Sound. and highlight reference or 3D Sound.
Selecting sound mode Press Selecting sound mode.

Selecting sound mode

Select Sound Mode in the selection menu.
and highlight left, Turn and highlight left, or slide all or right. and highlight left, all or right.
Press .
button beside the COMAND controller. To exit the menu: press the button beside the COMAND controller. back button beside the COMAND controller.
or
Please bear the following in mind: Slide Please bear the following in mind:.

Please bear the following in mind:
You will achieve the best sound results on your Bang & Olufsen sound system by playing high-quality audio DVDs and CDs.
MP3 tracks should have a bit rate of at least 224 kbit/s.
When playing using an iPod, the bit rate should also be at least 224 kbit/s.

For optimum playback quality:

iPod. Deactivate the EQ setting on the iPod.

Surround-sound playback does not function for mono signal sources, such as the medium wave range (MW) in radio mode.

On some stereo recordings, the sound characteristics may differ from conventional stereo playback.

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