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Sony DAV-HDX285 Operating Instructions Manual

Home theater systems: sony® bravia® theater system.

 
4-122-238-12(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-HDX285 / HDX585 / HDX685
©2009 Sony Corporation

Summary of Contents

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    4-122-238-12(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-HDX285 / HDX585 / HDX685 ©2009 Sony Corporation...

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    The model and serial numbers are located on the rear exterior of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DAV-HDX285/DAV-HDX585 Serial No.______________ Date of Manufacture Marking is located on the bottom exterior.

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    ENERGY STAR registered mark. As an ENERGY STAR Sony Corporation has determined that this product meets the ENERGY ® STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

  • Page 4: About These Operating Instructions

    American models). DivX, DivX Certified, and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc. and are used under license (Except for North American models). “S-AIR” and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. About MPEG-4 Visual (Except for North American models)

  • Page 5: About The S-air Function

    About the S-AIR function The system is compatible with the S-AIR function, which allows transmission of sound between S-AIR products wirelessly. The following S-AIR products can be used with the system: • Surround amplifier: You can enjoy surround speaker sound wirelessly. •...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About These Operating Instructions ... 4 About the S-AIR function... 5 Playable Discs... 7 Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System ...14 Step 2: Connecting the System ...25 Step 3: Performing the Quick Setup ...33 Step 4: Selecting the Source ...36 Step 5: Enjoying Surround Sound ...37 Disc...

  • Page 7: Playable Discs

    Playable Discs Type Disc logo DVD VIDEO VR (Video Recording) mode VIDEO CD Super Audio CD DATA CD – DATA DVD – MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) is a standard format defined by ISO/MPEG for compresses audio data. MP3 files must be in MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 format.

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    A logical format of files and folders on CD-ROMs, defined by ISO (International Organization for Standardization). Notes on discs This product is designed to playback discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of the music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies do not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, therefore, these discs may not be playable by this product.

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    • If MP3 files and JPEG image files in music CD format or video CD format are recorded in the first session, only the first session will be played back. Region code Your system has a region code printed on the rear of the unit and will only play a DVD labeled with the same region code.

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    Getting Started Unpacking DAV-HDX285 • Front speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Surround speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (6, red/white/ green/gray/blue/purple) • Video cord (1) •...

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    DAV-HDX585 • Front speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Surround speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (6, red/white/ green/gray/blue/purple) • Video cord (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) •...

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    DAV-HDX685 • Front speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Surround speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (6, red/white/ green/gray/blue/purple) • Video cord (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) •...

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    Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. To use the remote, point it at the remote sensor on the unit. Note •...

  • Page 14: Step 1: Installing The System

    Step 1: Installing the System Positioning the system For the best possible surround sound, place all speakers at the same distance from the listening position (A). The distance can be between 1.0 to 7.0 meters. If you cannot place the center speaker and surround speakers at the same distance as (A), you can move the center speaker up to 1.6 meters closer to the listening position (B), and the surround speakers up to 5.0 meters closer to the listening position (C).

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    Attaching the foot pads to the subwoofer Attach the foot pads (supplied) to the bottom of the subwoofer to stabilize the subwoofer and prevent it from slipping. Remove the foot pads from the protective cover.

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    Assembling the speakers (DAV-HDX585/DAV-HDX685 only) Before connecting the speakers, attach the speaker stand to the speaker. (For the front speakers of DAV-HDX585, and the front and surround speakers of DAV-HDX685) Use the parts as follows: DAV-HDX585 • Front speakers (2) •...

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    Insert the post into the hole on the bottom of the speaker so that the screw on the post faces the front of the speaker. Speaker Screw Post Adjust the height of the speaker, then secure the post with two screws (with washer). You can change the height of the speaker depending on the screw positions.

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    Thread the speaker cord through the hole in the base and post. The connector and color tube of the speaker cords are the same color as the label of the jacks to be connected. Use the speaker cords as follows: •...

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    Connect the speaker cords to the speaker. Be sure to match the speaker cords to the appropriate terminals on the speakers: the speaker cord with the color tube to 3, and the speaker cord without the color tube to #. Color tube Front left speaker (L): White Front right speaker (R): Red...

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    Take up any speaker cord slack. Take up slack in the speaker cord by pulling from the bottom of the base. Adjust the length of the cord. Fully-assembled illustration DAV-HDX585 Front right speaker (R): Front left speaker (L): Red label White label White Secure the speaker cord by running it...

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    DAV-HDX685 Front left speaker (L): Front right speaker (R): White label Red label White Surround left speaker (L): Blue label Blue Surround right speaker (R): Gray label Gray...

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    Install the speakers on a vertical and flat wall where reinforcement is applied. • Sony is not responsible for accidents or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall strength or improper screw installation, natural calamity, etc.

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    DAV-HDX585 For the center speaker 145 mm 8 to 10 mm inch) For the surround speakers 8 to 10 mm inch) DAV-HDX685 For the center speaker 145 mm 8 to 10 mm inch) For the front speakers inches) 8 to 10 mm inch) For the other speakers inches)

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    Hang the speakers on the screws. 5 mm 10 mm Rear of the speaker Hole on the back of the speaker inch) inch)

  • Page 25: Step 2: Connecting The System

    Step 2: Connecting the System For connecting the system, read the information on the following pages. Do not connect the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains) until all the other connections are made. Note •...

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    Connecting the TV (Video connection) This connection sends a video signal to the TV. Depending on the jacks on your TV, select the connection method. FR O N A L IN D IG IT IA L K E R C O A X S P E A O P T IC O O FE...

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    To change the color system (PAL or NTSC) (Asian, Australian, and Middle Eastern models only) Depending on the TV to be connected, you may be required to select either PAL or NTSC for the color system. The initial setting of the system for Australian and Middle Eastern models is PAL. The initial setting of the system for Asian models is NTSC.

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    Connecting the TV (Audio connection) This connection sends an audio signal to the unit from the TV. To listen to TV sound via the system, perform this connection. FR O N A L IN D IG IT IA L C O A X K E R S P E A O P T IC...

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    Connecting the other components You can enjoy connected components via the system’s speakers. Portable audio source (not supplied): G DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter: H (TDM-iP20 is supplied with U.S. and Australian models. You can also use other DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapters.) EZW-T100 slot (See “Wireless system options”.) FR O N...

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    If your TV has multiple audio/video inputs You can enjoy sound with the speakers of the system through the connected TV. Connect the components as follows. System Select the component on the TV. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. If the TV does not have multiple audio/video inputs, a switcher will be necessary to receive sound from more than one component.

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    Connecting the antenna (aerial) To assemble the AM loop antenna (aerial) To connect the antenna (aerial) N N A A N T E I A L 7 C O A X Note • Keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) and cord away from the system or other AV components, as noise may result. •...

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    Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains), connect all the speakers to the unit. About the demonstration After connecting the AC power cord (mains lead), the demonstration appears in the front panel display. Setting the demonstration mode to on/off Press [/1 on the unit.

  • Page 33: Step 3: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 3: Performing the Quick Setup Follow the Steps below to make the basic adjustments for using the system. Displayed items vary depending on the area. C/X/x/c, Turn on the TV. Press [/1. Note • Make sure that the function is set to “DVD” (page 36).

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    Press C/c to select the speaker formation image as the speakers are actually positioned, then press For details, see “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room” (page 80). Connect the calibration mic (supplied) to the A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel.

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    Setting the type of video output to match your TV Depending on the connection of the TV (page 26), select the type of video output of the system. To select the type of video signal output from the HDMI OUT jack When you connect the unit and the TV with an HDMI cable, select the type of video signals output from the HDMI OUT jack.

  • Page 36: Step 4: Selecting The Source

    Press C/c to select [START], then press The system outputs a progressive signal for 5 seconds. Check that the screen is displayed correctly. Press C/c to select [YES], then press The system outputs a progressive signal. When you select [NO], the system does not output a progressive signal.

  • Page 37: Step 5: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Step 5: Enjoying Surround Sound You can enjoy surround sound simply by selecting one of the system’s pre-programmed decoding modes. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. X/x/c, Enjoying TV sound with the 5.1 channel surround sound effect Press SYSTEM MENU.

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    Press The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off. About speaker output The table below describes the options when you connect all the speakers to the unit and you set [SPEAKER FORMATION] to [STANDARD] (page 80). For Australian models, the default setting is “A.F.D.

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    Sound from Surround effect “HP VIRTUAL” (HEADPHONE VIRTUAL) To turn the surround effect off Select “A.F.D. STD,” “2CH STEREO,” or “HP 2CH” for “DEC. MODE.” Note • When the bilingual broadcast sound is input, “PRO LOGIC,” “PLII MOVIE,” and “PLII MUSIC” are not effective. •...

  • Page 40: Playing A Disc

    Disc Playing a Disc Depending on the DVD VIDEO or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your disc. "/1 DISC 1-5/indicators Disc tray DISC SKIP STEP Turn on your TV. Switch the input selector on the TV to this system.

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    • The DISC 1-5 indicators change their color as follows: – Green: the disc is selected, or the disc is being played back. – Off: there is no disc. – Orange: a disc is loaded in the disc stocker but not selected.

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    DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW/DVD-R/DVD+RW/ DVD+R only. The button can be used except for DivX/MPEG4 video files (except for North American models). Note • Noise may come from the disc changer when changing discs or turning the system on/off. However, this is just noise produced by the operation of the internal mechanisms and does not indicate a malfunction.

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    displayed two or more times, the DVD VIDEO is recorded in multiple audio formats. x DVD-VR The types of sound tracks recorded on a disc are displayed. Example: • [1: MAIN] (main sound) • [1: SUB] (sub sound) • [1: MAIN+SUB] (main and sub sound) •...

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    Selecting a playback area for a Super Audio CD Some Super Audio CDs consist of a 2 channel playback area and a multi-channel playback area. You can select the playback area you want to listen to. Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode.

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    To go back to the menu Press O RETURN. Note • Depending on the VIDEO CD, [Press ENTER] in Step 3 may appear as [Press SELECT] in the operating instructions supplied with the disc. In this case, press H. • To play without using the PBC function, press ./ >...

  • Page 46: Using Play Mode

    Using Play Mode Creating your own program (Program Play) You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks on the disc to create your own program. You can program up to 99 tracks. Note •...

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    To cancel all of the tracks in the programmed order Follow Steps 1 to 3 of “Creating your own program.” Press X and select [ALL CLEAR]. Press Note • When you press CLEAR to return to normal play, Shuffle Play and Repeat Play are also canceled. Playing in random order (Shuffle Play) You can play the contents on a disc in random...

  • Page 48: Searching/selecting Disc Contents

    x VIDEO CD/Super Audio CD/CD • [OFF]: Off. • [ALL DISCS]: You can repeat all of the discs. • [ONE DISC]: You can repeat all of the tracks on the current disc. • [TRACK]: You can repeat the current track. x DATA CD/DATA DVD •...

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    Selecting an original title or edited title on a DVD-VR This function is only available for DVD-VRs with a playlist created. Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select PLAY LIST], then press The options for [ORIGINAL/PLAY LIST] appear.

  • Page 50: Playing Mp3 Files/jpeg Image Files

    Input the time code using the number buttons. For example, to find a scene at 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 20 seconds after the beginning: press 2, 1, 0, 2, 0 ([2:10:20]). Press Note • You cannot search for a scene on a DVD+RW using the time code.

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    Press DISPLAY. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select then press The options for [MEDIA] appear. When [MUSIC] is selected, press DVD MENU. When other than [MUSIC] is selected, press X/x to select [MUSIC], then press A list of folders that contain MP3 files appears.

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    FOLDER LIST 01 Happy birthday 02 Travelling 01 03 2003.08.20 04 Flowers 05 Travelling 02 06 Animals 07 2003.11.16 08 2003.12.03 Press X/x to select a folder. x To go to the next or previous page Press x To play JPEG image files in a folder Press H to start playing the selected folder.

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    Note • If you play a large MP3 file and JPEG image file at the same time, the sound may skip. Sony recommends that you set the MP3 bit rate to 128 kbps or lower when creating the file. If the sound still skips, reduce the size of the JPEG image file.

  • Page 54: Enjoying Video Files

    Press DISPLAY. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select then press The options for [MEDIA] appear. Press X/x to select a setting. • [MUSIC/PHOTO]: You can play both JPEG image files and MP3 files in the same folder as a slide show.

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    • The system cannot play a DivX video file of size more than 720 (width) × 576 (height) or 2GB. • Depending on the DivX video file, sound may skip or not match the pictures on the TV screen. • The system cannot play some DivX video files that are longer than 3 hours.

  • Page 56: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    To go to the next or previous page Press To return to the previous display Press O RETURN. To stop playback Press x. To play the next or previous video file without turning on the above file list You can select the next or previous video file in the same folder by pressing >/..

  • Page 57: Restricting Playback Of The Disc

    Restricting Playback of the Disc [PARENTAL CONTROL] The [PARENTAL CONTROL] function allows you to restrict playback of DVDs that have ratings. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. You can set the playback restriction by registering a password. When you set the [PARENTAL CONTROL] function to on, you need to enter the password to play restricted discs.

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    To turn off the [PARENTAL CONTROL] function Set [LEVEL] to [OFF] in Step 11. To play a disc for which [PARENTAL CONTROL] is set Load the disc and press H. The display for entering your password appears. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The system starts playback.

  • Page 59: Changing The System Settings By Using The Setup Display

    Changing the System Settings by Using the Setup Display You can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. Displayed items vary depending on the area. Note • Playback settings stored in the disc take priority over the Setup Display settings and not all the functions described may work.

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    x [OSD] (On-Screen Display) You can switch the display language on the TV screen. x [MENU] (DVD VIDEO only) You can switch the language for the disc’s menu. x [AUDIO] (DVD VIDEO only) You can switch the language of the sound track. When you select [ORIGINAL], the language given priority on the disc is selected.

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    The system outputs a progressive signal for 5 seconds. Check that the screen is displayed correctly. Press C/c to select [YES], then press The system outputs a progressive signal. If you select [NO], the system will not output a progressive signal. Note •...

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    Settings for HDMI [HDMI SETUP] HDMI SETUP HDMI RESOLUTION: CONTROL FOR HDMI: VOLUME LIMIT: /RGB(HDMI): AUDIO(HDMI): JPEG RESOLUTION: x [HDMI RESOLUTION] You can select the type of video signal that is output from the HDMI OUT jack. For details, see “To select the type of video signal output from the HDMI OUT jack”...

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    ]: The system outputs standard resolution with a black frame. ]: The system outputs HD resolution with a black frame. [HD]: The system outputs the HD resolution without a black frame. [(1920 1080i) HD ]: The system outputs × full size HD resolution with a black frame. [(1920 1080i) HD]: The system outputs full ×...

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    Other Settings [SYSTEM SETUP] SYSTEM SETUP SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: PARENTAL CONTROL: DivX: MULTI-DISC RESUME: RESET: x [SCREEN SAVER] You can reduce the damage to the display device (ghosting). Press any button (e.g., H) to cancel the screen saver. [ON]: The screen saver image appears if you do not operate the system for about 15 minutes.

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    [SURROUND] [YES]: Normally select this. [NONE]: Select this if no surround speakers are used. [SUBWOOFER] [YES] Note • When you change the [CONNECTION] setting, the [STANDARD] of [SPEAKER FORMATION] setting remains the same, but the other settings of [SPEAKER FORMATION] return to [STANDARD].

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    [SUBWOOFER] +2.0 dB: Set the subwoofer level. * This item appears when you set [CENTER] to [YES] in the [CONNECTION] setting. x [LEVEL (SURROUND)] You can adjust the sound level of the surround speakers. You can set the parameter from –6.0 dB to +6.0 dB.

  • Page 67: Presetting Radio Stations

    Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume to minimum. Current station Current band and preset number FM 10 : 88.00 MHz SONY RADIO Station name Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display.

  • Page 68: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 67)). Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display. The last received station is tuned in. Press PRESET +/–...

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    1 t 2 t ... t 1 t ... x “TUNER FM” When the station name is set 1 Station name Ex. “SONY RADIO” 2 Frequency Ex. “FM1 87.50” 3 The “FM MODE” setting Ex. “STEREO” When the station name is not set 1 Frequency Ex.

  • Page 70: Using The Control For Hdmi Function For Bravia" Sync

    HDMI function may not work. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. • The Control for HDMI function may not work if you connect a component other than a Sony component, even if the component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function.

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    Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select then press The options for [SETUP] appear. Press X/x to select [CUSTOM], then press The Setup Display appears. Press X/x to select [HDMI SETUP], then press The options for [HDMI SETUP] appear.

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    VIDEO,” TV sound is output from the system speakers automatically. • While you are watching the TV and the function of the system is switched to “DVD,” sound of the “DVD” function is output from the system speakers; TV sound is not output via the TV speakers.

  • Page 73: Using The Digital Media Port Adapter

    Using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT Adapter The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) adapter is for enjoying sound from a portable audio source or computer. By connecting a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, you can enjoy sound from the connected component on the system. Available DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapters vary in each area.

  • Page 74: Using An S-air Product

    Using an S-AIR Product The unit is compatible with the S-AIR function (page 103), which allows sound transmission between S-AIR products. When you purchase the S-AIR product, you need to perform the following settings to establish the sound transmission. About S-AIR products There are two types of S-AIR products.

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    S-AIR sub unit, such as a surround amplifier or S-AIR receiver, see the operating instructions of the S-AIR sub unit. • When you change the S-AIR configuration, Sony recommends that you perform [AUTO CALIBRATION]. For details, see “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...

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    To set the ID of the S-AIR receiver Refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR receiver. To use multiple S-AIR main units You can use multiple S-AIR main units by setting a different ID for each component. S-AIR main unit (This unit) ID A ID A...

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    To control the system from the S-AIR receiver You can control the system from the S-AIR receiver by using the following buttons. Press Operation H, X, x, Share the same operations on the ./> remote and unit. S-AIR CH Change the function of the system. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR receiver.

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    x After pairing Sound transmission is established between the paired unit and S-AIR sub unit(s) only. Your room This unit ID A ID A S-AIR sub unit Pairing To perform pairing Place the S-AIR sub unit that you want to pair near the unit. Note •...

  • Page 79

    Press X/x repeatedly until “RF CHANGE” appears in the front panel or c. display, then press Press X/x to select the desired setting. • “AUTO”: Normally select this. The system changes “RF CHANGE” to “ON” or “OFF” automatically. • “ON”: The system transmits sound by searching for the better channel for transmitting.

  • Page 80: Room

    [SPEAKER FORMATION] Depending on the shape of the room, you cannot install some speakers. For better surround sound, Sony recommends that first you decide the position of the speakers. Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “DVD” appears in the front panel display.

  • Page 81: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically [AUTO CALIBRATION] D. C. A. C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) can set the appropriate surround sound automatically. Note • The system outputs a loud test sound when [AUTO CALIBRATION] starts. You cannot turn the volume down.

  • Page 82: Controlling The Tv With The Supplied Remote

    [AUTO CALIBRATION]. Controlling the TV with the Supplied Remote You can control the TV (Sony only) by using the following buttons. Use these buttons (other than TV [/1, THEATER/THEATRE*, TV INPUT, and TV VOL +/–) while pressing the TV button.

  • Page 83: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies. Press DYNAMIC BASS. “D. BASS ON” appears in the front panel display and bass frequencies are effectively reinforced. To turn off the sound effect Press DYNAMIC BASS again. Enjoying the sound at low volume You can enjoy sound effects or dialogue, as you...

  • Page 84: Selecting The Effect To Suit The Source, Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    Selecting the Effect to Suit the Source You can select a suitable sound mode for movies or music. Press SOUND MODE repeatedly during playback until the desired mode appears in the front panel display. • “AUTO”: The system automatically selects “MOVIE”...

  • Page 85: Changing The Input Level Of The Sound From Connected Components, Using The Sleep Timer

    Changing the Input Level of the Sound from Connected Components Distortion may occur when you listen to a component connected to the TV/VIDEO jacks on the rear panel, or to the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel. Distortion is not a malfunction and will depend on the component connected.

  • Page 86: Changing The Brightness Of The Front Panel Display, Viewing Information About The Disc

    Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display You can set the brightness of the front panel display to either of 2 levels. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DIMMER” appears in the front panel display, then or c. press Press X/x to select the brightness of the front panel display.

  • Page 87

    x DATA CD (video file)/DATA DVD (video file) (Except for North American models) 1 Playing time of the current file 2 Current file name 3 Current album and file number Note • The system can only display the first level of the DVD/CD text, such as the disc name or title.

  • Page 88

    To check DATA CD/DATA DVD (MP3 file/video file By pressing DISPLAY while playing MP3 files or video files on a DATA CD/DATA DVD, you can display the name of the folder/MP3 file/ video file , and the audio bit rate (the amount of data per second of the current audio) on the TV screen.

  • Page 89: Returning To The Default Settings

    Returning to the Default Settings Returning the system parameters, such as preset stations, to the default settings "/1 Press "/1 to turn on the system. Press x, N, and "/1 on the unit at the same time. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the system returns to default settings.

  • Page 90: Precautions

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners • Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types).

  • Page 91: Notes About The Discs

    Notes about the Discs On handling discs • To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. • Do not stick paper or tape on the disc. • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may rise considerably inside the...

  • Page 92: Troubleshooting

    Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. When you install the S-AIR sub unit (optional), in the event of a problem with the S-AIR function, have a Sony dealer check the entire system together (main unit and S-AIR sub unit). Power Symptom The power is not turned on.

  • Page 93

    Picture Symptom Remedy There is no picture. • The video connecting cords are not connected securely. • The video connecting cords are damaged. • The unit is not connected to the correct TV input jack (page 26). • The video input on the TV is not set so that you can view pictures from the system.

  • Page 94

    Sound Symptom There is no sound. No sound is output from the HDMI OUT jack. The left and right sounds are unbalanced or reversed. There is no sound from the subwoofer. Severe hum or noise is heard. The sound loses stereo effect when you play a VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3 file.

  • Page 95

    Symptom Remedy No sound or only a very low- • Check the speaker connections and settings (pages 25, 64). level sound is heard from the • Check the “ surround speakers. • Depending on the source, the effect of the surround speakers may be less noticeable.

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    • Multi-angles are not recorded on the DVD being played (page 42). • The DVD prohibits changing the angles. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • The MP3 file/JPEG image file/video file* you want to play is broken.

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    Symptom Remedy The Control for HDMI function • When “HDMI” does not light up in the front panel display, check the HDMI does not work. connection (page 26). • Set [CONTROL FOR HDMI] in [HDMI SETUP] to [ON] (page 62). •...

  • Page 98

    Symptom There is noise or the sound skips. • If you use another S-AIR main unit, place it more than 8 m (about 25 feet) away Remedy from the S-AIR main unit you are using. • Place so that the S-AIR main unit and S-AIR sub unit closer together. •...

  • Page 99: Self-diagnosis Function

    [VER.X.XX] (X is a number) may appear on the TV screen. Although this is not a malfunction and for Sony service use only, normal system operation will not be possible. Turn off the system, and then turn on the system again to operate.

  • Page 100: Specifications

    Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS for the U.S. model POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: Amplifier Section U.S. models: Surround mode (reference) RMS output power Other models: Stereo mode (rated) Surround mode (reference) RMS output power * Depending on the decoding mode settings and the source, there may be no sound output.

  • Page 101

    Speakers Front DAV-HDX285 (SS-TS94) Speaker system Full range Bass reflex Speaker unit 65 mm (2 Rated impedance 3 ohms Dimensions (approx.) 103 mm × 225 mm × 91 mm (4 in) (w/h/d) Mass (approx.) 0.7 kg (1 lb 9 oz) DAV-HDX585/DAV-HDX685 (SS-TS95) Speaker system Full range Bass reflex...

  • Page 102: Glossary

    Glossary Digital Cinema Auto Calibration Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed by Sony to automatically measure and adjust the speaker settings to your listening environment in a short period of time. Digital Direct Twin Drive Subwoofer Utilizing Sony proprietary S-master technology,...

  • Page 103

    To ensure that the subtle nuances of these high- quality media are transmitted with no deterioration, Sony has developed a technology called “S-AIR” for the radio transmission of digital audio signals with no compression, and has incorporated this technology into the EZW- RT10/EZW-RT10A/EZW-T100.

  • Page 104

    • Super Audio CD layer: A high-density signal layer for Super Audio CD • CD layer : A layer that is readable by a conventional CD player Single layer disc (a disc with a single Super Audio CD layer) Hybrid disc (a disc with a Super Audio CD layer and a CD layer) A Super Audio CD layer consists of the 2 channel area or the multi-channel area.

  • Page 105: Playback Priority Of File Types

    Playback priority of file types The table below describes the playback priority of file types under the [MEDIA] setting. File type [VIDEO]* Video files only* Video files* JPEG image files only JPEG image files MP3 files only MP3 files Video files* and JPEG Video files* image files Video files* and MP3 files Video files*...

  • Page 106: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language 1027 Afar 1028 Abkhazian 1032 Afrikaans 1039 Amharic 1044 Arabic 1045 Assamese 1051 Aymara 1052 Azerbaijani 1053 Bashkir 1057 Byelorussian 1059 Bulgarian 1060 Bihari 1061 Bislama 1066 Bengali;...

  • Page 107: Index To Parts And Control

    Index to Parts and Control For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) (33, 89) B DISC 1-5 buttons/indicators (40) C Front panel display (109) (remote sensor) (13) E MOVIE/MUSIC indicator (84) F VOLUME control (40) G DMPORT BOOSTER (83) H PHONES jack (40) I AUDIO IN/A.CAL MIC jack (29, 33, 81)

  • Page 108

    Rear panel SPEAKER CENTER SUBWOOFER A SPEAKER jacks (25) B EZW-T100 slot (74) C COAXIAL 75Ω FM jack (31) D AM terminal (31) E TV/VIDEO (AUDIO IN R/L) jacks (28) F VIDEO OUT jack (26) G COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (26) Screws* SPEAKER FRONT R...

  • Page 109

    Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Playing status B Flashes when the sleep timer is set. (85) C Displays the system’s status such as chapter, title, or track number, time information, radio frequency, playing status, decoding mode, etc.

  • Page 110

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – O ANGLE 3 (42) AUDIO qh (42) CLEAR es (46, 68) D.TUNING ws (68) DISC SKIP ed (40) DISPLAY wa (69, 86) DVD MENU wg (48) DVD TOP MENU qd (48) DYNAMIC BASS 6 (83) ENTER wf (82) FUNCTION +/–...

  • Page 111: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display You can use the Control Menu display to select a function and to view related information. DISPLAY Press DISPLAY repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY, the Control Menu display changes: 1 t 2 t ... t 1 t ... 1 Control Menu display 1 2 Control Menu display 2 (appears when available) 3 Control Menu display off...

  • Page 112

    Example: Control Menu display 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. Control Menu items Selected item Function name of selected Control Menu item Operation message To turn off the display Press DISPLAY. List of Control Menu items Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type [TITLE] (page 49)/[SCENE] (page 49)/[TRACK] (page 49) You can select the title, scene, or track to be played.

  • Page 113

    [SHUFFLE] (page 47) You can play the tracks/files in random order. [REPEAT] (page 47) You can play all discs repeatedly, the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all folders/all files) repeatedly, or one title/chapter/track/folder/file repeatedly. [A/V SYNC] (page 56) You can adjust the delay between the picture and sound. [DISC MENU] (page 48) You can display the DVD’s menu.

  • Page 114: Index

    Index Numerics 4:3 OUTPUT 61 5.1 Channel Surround 43 A/V SYNC 56 ANGLE 42 ATTENUATE 85 AUDIO 60 AUDIO (HDMI) 62 AUDIO DRC 63 AUDIO SETUP 63 AUTO CALIBRATION 63, 81, BACKGROUND 64 BLACK LEVEL 61 BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) 61 COLD RESET 89 COLOR SYSTEM (VIDEO CD) 61...

  • Page 115

    TEST TONE 66 TIME 49 TRACK SELECTION 63 TV TYPE 60 VIDEO SETUP 60 VOLUME LIMIT 62...

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    Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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