On pages 96 through 100 you'll find a concise and easy to follow table that explains the various surround modes and their optional parameters.
::jaw hits floor:: I may have to upgrade just for the manual.
Yeah, Krunch; I totally agree. Can't fathom why anyone would have the slightest trouble following a Denon manual. In particular the pp.96-100 you mention are so simple that even a caveman could do it.
OK, is somebody pulling my leg here?