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Sony SAVA-500 Operating Instructions Manual

Sony operating instructions home theater active speaker system sava-700, sava-500.

 
3-866-402-11(1)
Home Theater
Active Speaker System
Operating Instructions
SAVA-700
SAVA-500
1999 by Sony Corporation

Summary of Contents

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    3-866-402-11(1) Home Theater Active Speaker System Operating Instructions SAVA-700 SAVA-500 1999 by Sony Corporation...

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    The model and serial numbers are located on the rear 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. SAVA-700/500 Serial No. For the customers in Canada...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Welcome! Thank you for purchasing the Sony speaker system. The SAVA-700 and SAVA-500 are home theater active speaker systems incorporating a Dolby Pro Logic decoder, 5.1-channel input jacks, and subwoofers. These systems are easy to setup and allows you to enjoy five different types of surround sound, accommodating a variety of program sources.

  • Page 4: Unpacking

    • Mounting brackets (SAVA-700 only) (2) • Wood screws (SAVA-700 only) (4) • Foot pads (SAVA-700 only) (12) • Center speaker SS-CN16 (SAVA-500 only) (1) • Rear speakers SS-SR16 (SAVA-500 only) (2) • Foot pads (SAVA-500 only) (4) • Front L/R speaker connecting cord, 3.5 m (12 ft) (1) •...

  • Page 5: Hooking Up The Speaker System

    Hooking Up the Speaker System This section describes how to connect the speaker system to your TV and VCR. Rear speaker (right) STEP 3 Front speaker (right) STEP 1 TV set * If you use an SA-IF70 Wireless Speaker System (optional) for the rear speakers, connect the transmitter supplied with the SA-IF70 system to this connector.

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    CENTER SPEAKER terminal and REAR SPEAKERS terminal of SAVA-700. Use only the supplied SS-CN16 Center Speaker for connection to the CENTER SPEAKER terminal of SAVA-500 and SS-SR16 Rear Speakers for connection to the REAR SPEAKERS terminal of SAVA-500.

  • Page 7: Hooking Up The Speaker System 5.1-channel Input

    1 Use an optional CONTROL S cord to connect the CONTROL S TV IN jack on the left front speaker to the CONTROL S OUT jack on the back of the TV. series TV set or Front speaker (left) Projection TV CONTROL ç...

  • Page 8: Choosing The Best Location

    Each rear speaker should be placed as its tweeter is on the inner side. The grille can be detached to visually verify the orientation. The “SONY” plaque on each satellite speakers can be rotated to match the speaker’s orientation. Center speaker Caution Before disconnecting the left front speaker’s AC power cord,...

  • Page 9: Turning The Speaker System On And Off

    Turning the Speaker System On and Off VIDEO INPUT MASTER VOL +/– STANDBY READY – indicators – – – – Turning on the speaker system Press U on the lower part of the left front speaker. The ON indicator on the left front speaker lights up. When the speaker system is in standby or ready mode (i.e., the STANDBY or READY indicator on the left front speaker lights up), press INPUT (or either 1/u or...

  • Page 10: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Home Theater Operations Enjoying Surround Sound You can enjoy the speaker’s surround sound capability simply by choosing one of the five available surround modes: PRO LOGIC (Dolby Pro Logic) surround mode Reproduces superb theater-like presence and surround effects from video software encoded with Dolby Surround.

  • Page 11: Adjusting The Surround Sound

    To mute the sound Press MUTING on the remote. To restore the sound, press MASTER VOL + (or MUTING on the remote again). Notes • Some videos and laser discs may support Dolby Pro Logic Surround sound even if it is not indicated on the package. •...

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    Home Theater Operations Adjust the volume levels so that the test tone from each speaker is at the same volume level from your listening position: To adjust the level of the center speaker* of the rear speaker * The center speaker volume level cannot be adjusted in the HALL, STADIUM, or GAME surround modes.

  • Page 13: Adjusting The Sound

    ON/OFF Adjusting the volume with a remote of TREBLE +/– Sony XBR or Sony Projection TV (For U.S. and Canadian customers only) If your Sony XBR series TV or Projection TV is compatible with the SAVA series speakers, you can make a setting on the TV so that you can control the speakers with the TV remote.

  • Page 14: Operating Other Sony Components

    Home Theater Operations Operating Other Sony Components Z You can use the supplied remote to operate Sony components, including TV set, VCRs, DVD players, LD players, and CD players. SYSTEM CONTROL Operation button – – Before using the remote for your Sony...

  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There’s no sound from any of the speakers. / Check that components are connected securely to the speakers.

  • Page 16: Specifications

    Rear speaker connecting cords, 10 m (32 ft in.) (2) Audio connecting cord, 1.5 m (5 ft) (1) Remote commander (remote) RM-J70 (1) Sony size-AA (R6) batteries (2) SCART adaptor (European model only) Optional Wireless speaker system SA-IF70 The values indicated above were measured using a 230 V AC, 50 Hz power supply.

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    Rear speaker connecting cords, 10 m (32 ft in.) (2) Audio connecting cord, 1.5 m (5 ft) (1) Remote commander (remote) RM-J70 (1) Sony size-AA (R6) batteries (2) SCART adaptor (European model only) Optional Wireless speaker system SA-IF70 The values indicated above were measured using a 230 V AC, 50 Hz power supply.

  • Page 18: Glossary

    Additional Information Glossary Center mode Speaker setting to enhance the Dolby Pro Logic Surround mode. Select one of the following four center modes according to your speaker system. • NORMAL mode Select NORMAL mode if you connect a small-sized center speaker to this speaker system.

  • Page 19: Index

    5.1-channel input 7 other components hookups SCART adaptor 6 speakers 5 TV 6 VCR 7 NORMAL mode 12, 18 Operating other Sony components 14 P, Q PHANTOM mode 12, 18 Remote 4, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14 Speakers connection 5...

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    Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...

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