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FM Stereo
FM-AM Receiver
Operating instructions
STR-DE345
STR-DE245
© 2000 Sony Corporation
4-227-986-62(1)
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Summary of Contents

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    FM Stereo FM-AM Receiver Operating instructions STR-DE345 STR-DE245 © 2000 Sony Corporation 4-227-986-62(1)

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    Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any question or problem concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    About This Manual The instructions in this manual are for models STR-DE345 and STR-DE245. Check your model number by looking at the upper right corner of the front panel or lower right corner of the remote. In this manual, the STR-DE345 and the remote RM-U304 are used for illustration purposes.

  • Page 4: Unpacking, Hookup Overview

    Getting Started Unpacking Check that you received the following items with the receiver: • FM wire aerial (1) • AM loop aerial (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) Model Remote STR-DE345 RM-PP404 STR-DE245 RM-U304 • Size AA (R6) batteries (2) •...

  • Page 5: Aerial Hookups, Audio Component Hookups

    Aerial Hookups Overview This section describes how to connect AM and FM aerials to the receiver. If you want to receive radio broadcasts with the receiver, complete these connections first, then go to the following pages. For specific locations of the terminals, see the illustration below.

  • Page 6: Video Component Hookups

    Getting Started Hookups The arrow l indicates signal flow. CD player Receiver MD deck or Tape deck Receiver MD/TAPE REC OUT Where do I go next? Go on to the next section to connect video components to enjoy surround sound when watching/listening to TV programmes or video tapes.

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    Receiver VIDEO OUTPUT VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN AUDIO *STR-DE345 only Use the function buttons (TV/SAT, CD, MD/TAPE etc.) to select the VIDEO AUDIO OUT signal. You can record this audio signal by connecting a recording component such as a cassette deck (to the VIDEO AUDIO OUT jack).

  • Page 8: Speaker System Hookups

    Getting Started Speaker System Hookups Overview This section describes how to connect your speakers to the receiver. Although front (left and right) speakers are required, centre and rear speakers are optional. Adding centre and rear speakers will enhance the surround effects. Connecting an active woofer will increase bass response.

  • Page 9: Ac Hookups

    After connecting all the components, speakers and AC power cord, output a test tone to check that all the speakers are connected correctly. For details on outputting a test tone, refer to ”Adjusting the speaker volume”, on page 20. If you have connected rear speakers, be sure to press the 5.1 CH/DVD button and turn off sound field on the receiver before outputting a test tone so that the tone is output individually from the left and right rear...

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    Getting Started Before You Use Your Receiver Before turning on the receiver, make sure that you have: • Set the SPEAKERS button to ON. Before you use your receiver for the first time or when you want to clear the receiver's memory, do the procedure below: DIMMER ?/1 (power)

  • Page 11: Selecting A Component

    Turn on the TV and set the TV’s video input to match your video component. Turn on the VCR, and start playback. Using the remote (STR-DE245 only) The remote lets you operate the receiver and the Sony components that are connected to it. Function buttons...

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    VCR (remote control mode VTR 3*) DSS (Digital Satellite System) VCD player Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 1, 2 or 3 setting. These correspond to Beta, 8mm and VHS respectively. Now you can use the MD/TAPE button to control a second CD player.

  • Page 13: Receiving Broadcasts

    Receiving Broadcasts This receiver lets you enter a station’s frequency directly by using the numeric buttons on the remote (direct tuning). If you don’t know the frequency of the station you want, see “Receiving broadcasts by scanning stations (automatic tuning)”. Before you begin, make sure you have: •...

  • Page 14: Presetting Radio Stations

    Receiver Operations Presetting Radio Stations You’ll most likely want to preset the receiver with the radio stations you listen to often so that you don’t have to tune in the station every time. The receiver can store a total of 30 FM or AM stations. You can store the stations on preset numbers combining three characters (A, B, C) and numbers (0 - 9).

  • Page 15: Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    Using the Radio Data System (RDS) What you can do with the Radio Data System Radio Data System (RDS) is a broadcasting service that allows radio stations to send additional information along with the regular radio programme signal. This receiver offers you three convenient RDS features: Displaying the RDS information;...

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    Receiver Operations Turn off the EON feature when you want to record a programme without interruptions, especially when you want to do timer recording. Notes • To use this function, be sure to store the RDS stations beforehand. • When the selected station has a weak signal, “WEAK SIG” appears and then, the receiver returns to the previous station or programme source.

  • Page 17: Recording, Using The Sleep Timer

    Recording This receiver makes it easy to record to and from the components connected to the receiver. You don’t have to connect playback and recording components directly: once you select a programme source on the receiver, you can record and edit as you normally would using the controls on each component.

  • Page 18: Choosing A Sound Field

    Using Surround Sound Choosing a Sound Field You can take advantage of surround sound simply by selecting one of the pre-programmed sound field according to the type of music you wish to play. SOUND FIELD SOUND FIELD MODE +/– ON/OFF CURSOR MODE +/–...

  • Page 19: Getting The Most Out Of Dolby Pro Logic Surround Sound

    Adjusting the Effect Level (all sound fields except PRO LOGIC) You can make the surround sound more prominent by increasing the EFFECT level. This control lets you adjust the “presence” of the surround effect in six steps (1-6). Start playing a programme source. Press SUR.

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    Using Surround Sound Press +/– repeatedly until the centre mode you want appears on the display. Select the centre mode as follows: If you have Select Front and rear NORMAL speakers, and a small centre speaker Front and centre 3 STEREO speakers, no rear (3 Channel Logic) speaker...

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    Adjusting the delay time (PRO LOGIC sound field only) You can make the surround sound more effective by delaying the output from the rear speakers (delay time). You can select from three delay times, S (15 mS), M (20 mS), and L (30 mS). For example, if you’ve placed the rear speakers in a large room or apart from your listening position, set the delay time shorter.

  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There’s no sound or only a very low-level sound is heard. , Check that the speakers and components are connected securely.

  • Page 23: Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier section Rated Power (DIN 1 kHz, 4 ohms) Output at STR-DE345 : 80 W + 80 W Stereo Mode STR-DE245 : 50 W + 50 W Reference (DIN 1 kHz, 4 ohms) Power Output Front: STR-DE345 : 80 W/ch STR-DE245 : 50 W/ch Centre: STR-DE345 : 80 W...

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    Additional Information Glossary Centre mode Setting of speakers to enhance Dolby Pro Logic Surround mode. To obtain the best possible surround sound, select one of the following four centre modes according to your speaker system. • NORMAL mode Select NORMAL mode if you have front and rear speakers and a small centre speaker.

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    Index A, B Adjusting delay time 21 effect level 19 speaker volume 20 volume 11 Aerial hookups 5 Audio component hookups 5 Auto-betical select 10 Automatic tuning 13 Centre mode 19, 24 NORMAL mode 19, 24 PHANTOM mode 19, 24 3 STEREO mode 19, 24 WIDE mode 19, 24 Character 14...

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    Rear Panel Descriptions STR-DE345 only 1 ANTENNA (AM/FM) 2 5.1 CH/DVD 3 CD 4 5.1 CH (VIDEO IN) 5 MD/TAPE STR-DE245 only 1 ANTENNA (AM/FM) 2 5.1 CH/DVD 3 CD 4 MD/TAPE 6 7 8 2 3 5 9 q; qa 6 TV/SAT 7 VIDEO 8 MONITOR...

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    TV signal or VCR programme. TV/VIDEO TV/VCR Selects input signal: TV input or video input. * Only for Sony TVs with the picture-in-picture function. Note Some Sony equipment cannot be controlled by this remote as shown in the table above.

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    Quick Reference Guide Receiving Broadcasts (direct tuning) Example: Receiving FM 102.50 MHz TUNER FM/AM Select FM. (on remote) D. TUNING (on remote) Display Scanning Radio Stations (automatic tuning) Example: Scanning FM stations TUNER FM/AM Select FM. – TUNING + To continue scanning.

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    ANTENNA COAXIAL ANTENNA COAXIAL...

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    MD/TAPE REC OUT 5.1 CH (VIDEO IN) (STR-DE345 only) TV/SAT 5.1 CH/DVD VIDEO OUTPUT LINE OUTPUT INPUT LINE LINE TV/SAT OUTPUT VIDEO IN VIDEO AUDIO IN AUDIO MONITOR INPUT VIDEO VIDEO OUT...

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    VIDEO OUTPUT INPUT VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN AUDIO AUDIO 5.1 CH/DVD PRE OUT FRONT REAR CENTER CENTER WOOFER WOOFER 5.1 CH VIDEO IN VIDEO REAR FRONT...

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    SPEAKERS FRONT SPEAKERS REAR CENTER – –...

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    WOOFER INPUT AUDIO OUT...

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    > 10 AV ?/1 ENTER MASTER VOL –...

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    DELAY EFFECT REAR CENTER SUB WOOFER DELAY EFFECT REAR CENTER SUB WOOFER...

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    TUNER FM/AM Select FM. D. TUNING TUNER FM/AM Select FM. – TUNING + To continue scanning. – TUNING + TUNER Turn on the CD player. MEMORY SHIFT PRESET/ – PTY SELECT + Turn on the VCR. MEMORY TUNER SHIFT Select A. SOUND FIELD SOUND FIELD –...

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    Przygotowania wstępne • • • • • • • • • • •...

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    “ ” • • • • • “ ” • “ ”, Przygotowania wstępne...

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    Przygotowania wstępne • • • • • • • • • • • • •...

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    • • ANTENNA COAXIAL ANTENNA COAXIAL Przygotowania wstępne Co dalej?

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    Przygotowania wstępne MD/TAPE REC OUT Co dalej? • OUTPUT LINE • OUTPUT INPUT LINE LINE TV/SAT OUTPUT VIDEO IN VIDEO AUDIO IN AUDIO MONITOR INPUT VIDEO VIDEO OUT...

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    VIDEO OUTPUT VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN AUDIO • • • INPUT VIDEO AUDIO 5.1 CH/DVD FRONT REAR CENTER WOOFER 5.1 CH VIDEO IN Co dalej? Przygotowania wstępne PRE OUT CENTER REAR FRONT WOOFER VIDEO...

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    Przygotowania wstępne SPEAKERS FRONT SPEAKERS REAR CENTER – –...

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    Przygotowania wstępne “ ” Co dalej? WOOFER INPUT AUDIO OUT Co dalej? “ ”...

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    Przygotowania wstępne • • • • • • • • “ ” • • • “ ” “ ” “ ”...

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    Operacje Odbiornika Operacje Odbiornika • +/– “ ” – BASS +/– +/– – y … y...

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    Operacje Odbiornika > 10 AV ?/1 ENTER MASTER VOL –...

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    – • • Operacje Odbiornika +/–...

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    Operacje Odbiornika +/– – +/– “ ” “ ” “ ”...

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    ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ • • ˜ ˜ Operacje Odbiornika...

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    Operacje Odbiornika • • • •...

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    Operacje Odbiornika • •...

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    Operacje Odbiornika...

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    Korzystanie z funkcji Surround Korzystanie z funkcji Surround +/– +/– +/– –...

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    Korzystanie z funkcji Surround – +/– – y … y – +/– “ ”...

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    • “ ” “ • +/– Korzystanie z funkcji Surround • “ +/– • “ +/– – • • “ • +/– – ” • • • “ • • ” ” ” “ ” ”...

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    Korzystanie z funkcji Surround +/– “ DELAY EFFECT REAR CENTER SUB WOOFER DELAY EFFECT REAR CENTER SUB WOOFER ” “ ” “ ”...

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    Informacje Dodatkowe Informacje Dodatkowe...

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    Informacje Dodatkowe µ µ µ ±...

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    • • • • Informacje Dodatkowe • • • •...

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    Indeks...

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    Opis Tylnego Panela 2 3 5 2 3 4 5 67 6 7 8 9 q; qa...

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    Opis Przycisków Pilota Zdalnego Sterowania (tylko dla STR-DE245) . > ” +/–* +/–...

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    FM/AM Select FM. D. TUNING TUNER FM/AM Select FM. – TUNING + To continue scanning. – TUNING + Sony Corporation Printed in Hungary TUNER Turn on the CD player. MEMORY SHIFT PRESET/ – PTY SELECT + Turn on the VCR.

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