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Multi Channel AV
Operating Instructions
©2010 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 4-167-133-15(1) Multi Channel AV Receiver Operating Instructions STR-DH710 ©2010 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. ventilation opening of the apparatus with Model No.
  • Page 3 CAUTION 12)Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with You are cautioned that any changes or modifications the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution not expressly approved in this manual could void when moving the cart/apparatus combination to your authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “Models of area code AA only”. “S-AIR” and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. “PLAYSTATION” is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Manual........4 Enjoying Surround Sound Supplied accessories........6 Description and location of parts....7 Selecting the sound field......50 Enjoying the surround effect at low volume levels (NIGHT MODE) ......54 Connections Resetting sound fields to the initial 1: Installing the speakers ......16 settings ...........
  • Page 6: Supplied Accessories

    Advanced Operations Supplied accessories Switching between digital and analog audio (INPUT MODE)........68 • Operating Instructions (this manual) Enjoying the sound/images from other • Quick Setup Guide inputs ............68 • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) Enjoying sound/images from the components connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT ............70 •...
  • Page 7: Description And Location Of Parts

  • Page 8 Indicators on the display - ES NEO : 6 HDMI 96/24 S-AIR PL II x z TrueHD D + EX DTS-HD MSTR HI RES COAX LPCM SLEEP D.RANGE Indicator and explanation Indicator and explanation Playback channel indicators The letters (L, C, R, etc.) indicate the channels Lights up when the disc being played back being played back.
  • Page 9 Indicator and explanation Indicator and explanation D DTS(-ES) indicators H Dolby Digital Surround indicators Light up when DTS or DTS-ES signals are Lights up one of the respective indicators when input. the receiver is decoding the corresponding Dolby Digital format signals. Dolby Digital Lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS D EX...
  • Page 10: Rear Panel

  • Page 11 (page 21, 24) only) or RM-AAU075 (Models of area code AU1, SA2, TW2 only) to operate the receiver HDMI IN/OUT and to control the Sony audio/video components that the remote is assigned to COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT/OUTPUT jacks (page operate.
  • Page 12 C Input buttons (VIDEO 1 Selects the component you want to use. When you press any of the input buttons, the receiver turns on. The buttons are initial assigned to control Sony components. Numeric buttons (number 5 Presets or tunes to preset stations.
  • Page 13 To control a Sony TV Name and function Press and hold TV (P) and then press the , V/v/B/b yellow printing button to select the function Press V/v/B /b to select the settings, then press you want. to enter the selection.
  • Page 14 Changes to analog mode. X THEATER (RM-AAU073 only) THEATRE (RM-AAU075 only) Sets the optimal picture settings automatically for watching movies when you connect a Sony TV that is compatible with the THEATER/ THEATRE button function (page 59). Y INPUT (RM-AAU073 only) Selects the input signal (TV or video).
  • Page 15 To control other Sony components Name Blu-ray disc, Satellite tuner, CD player DVD player cable TV tuner AV ?/1 Power Power Power Power Numeric buttons Track Channel Channel Track (number 5 ENTER Enter Enter Enter Enter CLEAR Clear Clear –...
  • Page 16: Connections

    Inserting batteries into the remote Connections Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries in the RM-AAU073 (Models of area code U2, CA2 1: Installing the speakers only) or RM-AAU075 (Models of area code AU1, SA2, TW2 only) Remote Commander. Observe the correct polarity when installing This receiver allows you to use a 7.1 channel batteries.
  • Page 17 Tips Example of speaker system • When you connect a 7.1 channel speaker system configuration with two surround back speakers, all angle A should be the same. • When you connect a 7.1 channel speaker system with two front high speakers, place the front high speakers at an angle between 22°...
  • Page 18 • When you connect a 6.1 channel speaker system, place the surround back speaker behind the listening position. • Since the subwoofer does not emit highly directional signals, you can place it wherever you want.
  • Page 19: 2: Connecting The Speakers

    2: Connecting the speakers Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). Center speaker Surround speaker Right Left NTENNA HDMI ASSIGNABLE (INPUT ONLY) IN 3 IN 2 IN 1 TV OUT SAT/ CATV OPTICAL OPTICAL COAXIAL DIGITAL...
  • Page 20 Notes on the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/ Bi-amplifier connection FRONT HIGH/BI-AMP/FRONT B terminals connection. If you are not using surround back speakers or – If you connect only one surround back speaker, front high speakers, you can connect the front connect it to the L of this terminals. speakers to the SPEAKERS SURROUND –...
  • Page 21: 3: Connecting The Tv

    TV’s muting function. E HDMI cable (not supplied) If your TV is compatible with the Audio Return We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI Channel (ARC) function, the TV sound will output cable. from the speakers connected to the receiver via HDMI TV OUT connection.
  • Page 22: 4a: Connecting The Audio Components

    Notes 4a: Connecting the audio • Be sure to turn on the receiver when the video and audio signals of a playback component are being components output to a TV via the receiver. Unless the power is turned on, neither video nor audio signals will be transmitted.
  • Page 23 Notes on connecting DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter • Do not connect an adapter other than the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter. • Do not connect or disconnect the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter while the receiver is turned on. • When connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, be sure the connector is inserted with the arrow mark facing towards the arrow mark on the DMPORT jack.
  • Page 24: 4b: Connecting The Video Components

    4b: Connecting the video components Components to be connected All the digital audio jacks are compatible with 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, and 96 kHz sampling Connect your video components according to frequencies. the table below. Component Page Connecting components with HDMI jacks Blu-ray disc player* 24, 27...
  • Page 25 Audio/video signals TV, etc. A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. Notes * See page 21 for the audio connection of TV to the receiver. • Be sure to change the initial setting of the HDMI 1-3 input button on the remote so that you can use the button to control your components.
  • Page 26: Notes On Connecting Cables

    • Sony recommends that you use an HDMI connected via the HDMI cable. authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. • Sound may be interrupted when the •...
  • Page 27 Connecting a Blu-ray disc player The following illustration shows how to connect a Blu-ray disc player. Blu-ray disc player Video signals Audio signals ANTENNA HDMI ASSIGNABLE (INPUT ONLY) EZW-T100 IN 3 IN 2 IN 1 TV OUT MONITOR DC5V IN 3 IN 2 IN 1 SAT/...
  • Page 28 Connecting a DVD player, DVD recorder The following illustration shows how to connect a DVD player or DVD recorder. DVD player, DVD recorder Video signals Audio signals ANTENNA HDMI ASSIGNABLE (INPUT ONLY) EZW-T100 IN 3 IN 2 IN 1 TV OUT MONITOR DC5V IN 3...
  • Page 29 Connecting a satellite tuner, cable TV tuner The following illustration shows how to connect a satellite tuner or cable TV tuner. Satellite tuner, cable TV tuner Video signals Audio signals ANTENNA HDMI ASSIGNABLE (INPUT ONLY) EZW-T100 IN 3 IN 2 IN 1 TV OUT MONITOR...
  • Page 30 Notes Connecting components with • Be sure to change the initial setting of the VIDEO analog video and audio jack 1 input button on the remote so that you can use the button to control your DVD recorder. For details, The following illustration shows how to see “Changing the input button assignments”...
  • Page 31: 5: Connecting The Antennas (aerials)

    5: Connecting the 6: Inserting the wireless antennas (aerials) transmitter/transceiver Connect the supplied AM loop antenna To use the S-AIR function, you need to insert (aerial) and FM wire antenna (aerial). the wireless transmitter (not supplied) into the Before connecting antennas (aerials), be sure S-AIR main unit (this receiver) and the to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
  • Page 32: 7: Connecting The Ac Power Cord (mains Lead)

    Insert the wireless transmitter. 7: Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) EZW-T100 slot Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. Notes • Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead), make sure that metallic wires of the speaker cords are not touching each other between the SPEAKERS terminals.
  • Page 33: Preparing The Receiver

    Selecting the speaker Preparing the Receiver system Initializing the receiver You can select the front speakers you want to drive. Before using the receiver for the first time, Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for initialize the receiver by performing the this operation.
  • Page 34: Calibrating The Appropriate Speaker Settings Automatically (auto Calibration)

    Before you perform Auto Calibrating the Calibration appropriate speaker Before you perform Auto Calibration, check settings automatically the following items: • set up and connect the speakers (page 16, (AUTO CALIBRATION) 19). • connect only the supplied optimizer This receiver is equipped with DCAC (Digital microphone to the AUTO CAL MIC jack.
  • Page 35 • If you connect a subwoofer with a crossover 1: Setting up the Auto frequency function, set the value to the Calibration maximum. • If you connect a subwoofer with an auto standby function, set this function to off (deactivated). When using surround back speakers AUTO CAL MIC Note...
  • Page 36 Press AMP MENU. 3: Confirming/saving the measurement results Press V/v repeatedly to select “A. CAL”, then press or b. Confirm the measurement “START” appears on the display. result. Press When the measurement ends, a beep Measurement starts in 5 seconds. A count sounds and the measurement result down is displayed.
  • Page 37 * 33 Sets the frequency characteristics to a set that • None of the front speakers are connected or matches that of the Sony listening room only one front speaker is connected. standard. • The optimizer microphone is not connected.
  • Page 38 Display and explanation Checking the measurement * 43 results The distance and position of a subwoofer cannot be detected. This may be caused by noise. Try to When you select “P. INFO.” perform the measurement in a quiet environment. You can check the phase of each speaker (in NO WARN phase/out of phase).
  • Page 39 Press V/v repeatedly to select AUTO CAL menu “START”, then press to perform Auto Calibration. You can use the AUTO CAL menu to make For details, see “2: Performing Auto various adjustments for Auto Calibration Calibration” (page 35). settings and to name the position. The measurement results is registered as Select “A.
  • Page 40: Adjusting The Speaker Levels (test Tone)

    Tips Adjusting the speaker • You can select the character type as follows by pressing V/v. levels Alphabet (upper case) t Numbers t Symbols (TEST TONE) • To enter a blank space, press b without selecting a character. You can adjust the speaker levels while Press listening to the test tone from your listening The name you entered is registered.
  • Page 41 Press V/v repeatedly to select When a test tone is output from a different speaker than the “AUTO xxx*”. speaker indicator showed in the The test tone is output from each speaker display in sequence. The speaker pattern to the connected speaker * xxx represent a speaker channel.
  • Page 42: Basic Operations

    Play back the source. Basic Operations Press MASTER VOL +/– (RM-AAU073 only) or 2 +/– Playback (RM-AAU075 only) to adjust the volume. SAT/ CATV You can also use MASTER VOLUME on the receiver. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 Input buttons SA-CD/ DMPORT TUNER Press SOUND FIELD +/–...
  • Page 43: Naming Inputs

    Naming inputs Viewing information on You can enter a name of up to 8 characters for the display inputs (except TUNER) and display it on the receiver’s display. You can check the sound field, etc., by This is convenient for labeling the jacks with changing the information on the display.
  • Page 44: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the Sleep Timer Recording You can set the receiver to turn off You can record from a video/audio component automatically at a specified time. using the receiver. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your recording component. MENU Recording onto a CD-R V/v/B/b You can record onto a CD-R using the receiver.
  • Page 45: Tuner Operations

    Recording onto a recording Tuner Operations media Listening to FM/AM radio Press one of the input buttons to select the playback You can listen to FM and AM broadcasts component. through the built-in tuner. Before operation, You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on make sure you have connected the FM and the receiver.
  • Page 46: Direct Tuning

    Tuning into a station Tuning into a station directly automatically (Automatic (Direct Tuning) Tuning) You can enter the frequency of a station directly by using the numeric buttons. Press TUNER repeatedly to select the FM or AM band. Press TUNER repeatedly to select the FM or AM band.
  • Page 47: Presetting Fm/am Radio Stations

    Changing the AM tuning scale Presetting FM/AM radio (Models of area code U2, CA2 only) stations You can change the AM tuning scale to either 9 kHz or 10 kHz using the buttons on the You can preset up to 30 FM stations and 30 receiver.
  • Page 48: Naming Preset Stations

    Tune in the station that you Tuning to preset stations want to preset using Automatic Tuning (page 46) or Direct Press TUNER repeatedly to Tuning (page 46). select the FM or AM band. Switch the FM reception mode, if necessary (page 46). Press PRESET + or PRESET –...
  • Page 49: Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    Press V/v repeatedly to select Using the Radio Data “NAME IN”, then press or b. The cursor flashes and you can select a System (RDS) character. Press V/v to select a character, (Models of area code AU1, SA2, TW2 only) then press B/b to move the This receiver allows you to use Radio Data cursor to the next position.
  • Page 50: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Standard 2 channel stereo sources completely Reproduces the sound characteristics of the bypass the sound field processing and multi Sony Pictures Entertainment “Cary Grant channel surround formats are downmixed to 2 Theater” cinema production studio. This is a channel except LFE signal.
  • Page 51: Music Mode

    DCS ) Reproduces the acoustics of a classical concert hall. Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment scoring stage. x JAZZ (Jazz Club) This mode is ideal for watching musicals or Reproduces the acoustics of a jazz club.
  • Page 52 • You cannot select PLII, PLIIx and PLIIz at When headphones are the same time. connected – PLIIx is available only when the speaker pattern is set to a setting with surround You can only select this sound field if the back speaker(s).
  • Page 53 When connecting Blu-ray disc players and other next generation HD players Digital audio formats that this receiver can decode depend on digital audio input jacks for the connected component. This receiver supports the following audio formats. Connection of the playback component and Maximum number the receiver Audio format...
  • Page 54: Enjoying The Surround Effect At Low Volume Levels (night Mode)

    Enjoying the surround Resetting sound fields to effect at low volume the initial settings levels Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for this operation. (NIGHT MODE) This function allows you to retain a theater like environment at low volume levels. This function can be used with other sound fields.
  • Page 55: Bravia" Sync Features

    What is “BRAVIA” Sync? The receiver is compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function. “BRAVIA” Sync is compatible with Sony TV, • If your TV is compatible with the “Control Blu-ray Disc/DVD player, AV amplifier, etc., for HDMI-Easy Setting” function, you can...
  • Page 56: Playing Back Components With One-touch Operation (one-touch Play)

    If your TV is not compatible with Playing back components the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function with one-touch operation (One-Touch Play) MENU By a simple operation (one-touch), V/v/B/b components connected to the receiver with HDMI connections start automatically.You can enjoy the sound/image from connected MENU components.
  • Page 57: Enjoying The Tv Sound From The Speakers Connected To The Receiver (system Audio Control)

    • When you connect a TV that does not have System Audio Control function, the System Audio Control Enjoying the TV sound function does not work. from the speakers • If the TV is turned on before turning on the receiver, the TV sound will not be output for a connected to the receiver moment.
  • Page 58: Turning Off The Receiver With The Tv (system Power Off)

    Press and hold TV, then press Turning off the receiver TV ?/1. The TV, receiver and the components with the TV connected via HDMI are turned off. (System Power Off) Notes • Set the TV Standby Synchro to on before using the When you turn the TV off by using the System Power Off function.
  • Page 59: Enjoying Movies With The Optimum Sound Field (theater/theatre Mode Sync)

    Enjoying movies with the Enjoying the TV sound via optimum sound field an HDMI cable (Theater/Theatre Mode Sync) (Audio Return Channel) Press the THEATER or THEATRE The Audio Return Channel (ARC) function enables the TV outputs the audio signals to the button on the remote of the receiver via an HDMI cable connected to the receiver, TV, or the Blu-ray disc...
  • Page 60: S-air Operations

    Room B S-AIR Operations S-AIR sub unit (S-AIR receiver) About S-AIR products This receiver is compatible with the S-AIR Room A S-AIR main unit function (page 88), which allows wireless (this receiver) sound transmission between S-AIR products. There are two types of S-AIR product. •...
  • Page 61: Setting Up An S-air Product

    • Other factors Setting up an S-AIR The following may cause poor reception. – Materials or structures, such as walls and product floors – The location where an S-AIR product is placed Before using an S-AIR product, be sure to When using S-AIR products, place them as far perform the following settings to establish the as possible from the above electronic...
  • Page 62 To set the ID of the S-AIR sub x Before pairing unit Sound transmission is established by the ID (example). Be sure to match the ID on S-AIR sub unit you want to the S-AIR main unit. Your room Neighbor For details on setting the ID of the surround S-AIR main unit amplifier and S-AIR receiver, refer to the...
  • Page 63 To perform pairing To exit the menu Press AMP MENU. Place the S-AIR sub unit that Note you want to pair near the S-AIR Perform the pairing within several minutes after step main unit. 6. Otherwise, the pairing is canceled automatically and “ERROR”...
  • Page 64: Enjoying The System's Sound In Another Room

    Press V/v repeatedly to select Enjoying the system’s or b. “S-AIR”, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select sound in another room “MODE”, then press or b. (For the S-AIR receiver only (not Press V/v repeatedly to select supplied)) the setting you want. You can enjoy the system’s sound in another •...
  • Page 65: Changing The Channel For Better Sound Transmission

    Notes Changing the channel • In most cases, you will not need to change this setting. for better sound • If “RF SETUP” is set to “RF OFF”, transmission between the S-AIR main unit and S-AIR sub unit transmission can be performed using one of the following channels.
  • Page 66: Stabilizing S-air Reception

    • Adjust the location (height, orientation, and Stabilizing S-AIR place in the room) of S-AIR products until reception is the most stable. reception Check the following when S-AIR reception is poor or unstable. – Confirm the wireless adapters are inserted correctly (page 31).
  • Page 67: Enjoying The S-air Receiver While The S-air Main Unit Is In Standby Mode

    Notes Enjoying the S-AIR • When you set “STANDBY” to “STBY ON”, the power consumption increases during the standby receiver while the S-AIR mode. • When the wireless transmitter is removed from the main unit is in standby S-AIR main unit, “STANDBY” is set to “STBY OFF”...
  • Page 68: Advanced Operations

    Enjoying the sound/ Advanced Operations images from other inputs Switching between You can reassign audio and/or video signals to digital and analog audio another input when they are not currently being used. (INPUT MODE) For example when you want to connect your DVD player but cannot find an unused input: When you connect components to both digital and analog input jacks on the receiver, you can...
  • Page 69 Assigning input jacks Assignable input Input name jacks VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD Video CMPNT 1 (Component 1) CMPNT 2 (Component 2) CMPNT 3 (Component 3) HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 COMP (Composite) – – NONE – – – – Audio DVD COAX SAT OPT ANALOG –...
  • Page 70: Enjoying Sound/images From The Components Connected To The Digital Media Port

    Enjoying sound/images Using a bi-amplifier from the components connection connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT MENU The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) V/v/B/b allows you to enjoy sound/images from a portable audio source or computer by MENU connecting a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter.
  • Page 71: Using The Setting Menu

    Notes Using the setting menu • Set “SB ASGN” to “BI-AMP” before you perform Auto Calibration. • If you set “SB ASGN” to “BI-AMP”, the speaker By using the amplifier menus, you can make level and distance settings of the surround back various adjustments to customize the receiver.
  • Page 72: Overview Of The Menus

    Overview of the menus The following options are available in each menu. For details, see the page in the parentheses. Menu Parameters Settings Initial [Display] [Display] setting AUTO CAL Starts Auto Calibration [A. CAL] [START] (page 39) Calibration type FULL.FLAT, ENGINEER FULL.FLAT [CAL TYPE] FRONT.REF, OFF...
  • Page 73 Menu Parameters Settings Initial [Display] [Display] setting SPEAKER Speaker pattern For details, see page 77. 3/4.1 [SPKR] [PATTERN] (page 77) Front speakers size LARGE, SMALL LARGE [FRT SIZE] Center speaker size LARGE, SMALL LARGE [CNT SIZE] Surround speakers size LARGE, SMALL LARGE [SUR SIZE] Front high speakers size...
  • Page 74 Menu Parameters Settings Initial [Display] [Display] setting Center speaker crossover CRS. 40 Hz to CRS. 200 Hz CRS. 120 Hz frequency (10 Hz step) [CNT CRS.] Surround speaker crossover CRS. 40 Hz to CRS. 200 Hz CRS. 120 Hz frequency (10 Hz step) [SUR CRS.] Front high speaker crossover...
  • Page 75 Menu Parameters Settings Initial [Display] [Display] setting HDMI Control for HDMI CTRL ON, CTRL OFF CTRL ON [HDMI] [CTRL.HDMI] (page 82) HDMI Signal Pass Through ON, AUTO, OFF [PASS.THRU] Setting HDMI audio input TV+AMP, AMP [AUDIO.OUT] Subwoofer level for HDMI SW AUTO, SW +10 dB, SW 0 dB SW AUTO [SW LEVEL]...
  • Page 76 x D. RANGE LEVEL menu Lets you compress the dynamic range of the soundtrack. This may be useful when you want You can adjust the level of each speaker. to watch movies at low volumes late at night. These settings are applied to all sound fields. Dynamic range compression is possible with Dolby Digital sources only.
  • Page 77 SPEAKER menu You can set the size and distance of the speakers connected to this receiver. x PATTERN Lets you set the number of speakers connected to this receiver. It should be synchronize with the speakers settings. For example: 5 / 2 2 front + 2 surround subwoofer...
  • Page 78 x FRT SIZE x SUR SIZE • LARGE The surround back speakers will be set to the If you connect large speakers that will same setting. effectively reproduce bass frequencies, • LARGE select “LARGE”. Normally, select If you connect large speakers that will “LARGE”.
  • Page 79 x FR DIST. The “LARGE” and “SMALL” settings for each Lets you set the distance from your listening speaker determine whether the internal sound position to the front speakers. processor will cut the bass signal from that channel. If both front speakers are not placed an equal When the bass is cut from a channel, the bass distance from your listening position, set the redirection circuitry sends the corresponding bass...
  • Page 80 x FRT CRS. EQ menu Lets you set the bass crossover frequency of the front speakers that have been set to You can adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble “SMALL” in the SPEAKER menu. level) of the front speakers. x CNT CRS. x BASS Lets you set the bass crossover frequency of the center speaker that have been set to...
  • Page 81: Audio Menu

    • DEC. PCM AUDIO menu When signals from the DIGITAL IN jack are selected, PCM signals are given priority (to You can make settings for the audio to suit prevent interruption when playback starts). your preference. However, when other signals are input, there may be no sound, depending on the format.
  • Page 82 The HDMI audio signals from the playback HDMI signals from the receiver’s HDMI TV component are only output to the speakers OUT jack. Sony recommends this setting if connected to the receiver. Multi channel you use a TV that is compatible with sound can be played back as it is.
  • Page 83: System Menu

    x SW L.P.F. x AUTO.STBY Lets you set the low pass filter of the Lets you set the receiver switch to standby subwoofer when multi channel Linear PCM mode automatically after 30 minutes when signals are input via an HDMI connection. Set you do not operate the receiver or when there the “SW L.P.F.”...
  • Page 84: Using The Remote

    DVD3 setting. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the DVD recorders. down AV ?/1. Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 2 or VTR 3 Example: While holding down DVD, setting which corresponds to 8 mm and VHS hold down AV ?/1.
  • Page 85: Clearing All The Contents Of The Remote's Memory

    “Cinema Studio Reverberation” reproduces > the sound characteristics of state-of-the-art dubbing theaters and recording studios, MASTER including Sony Pictures Entertainment’s VOL –/ dubbing studios. There are three modes, A/B/ 2 – C, available according to the studio type. x Component video...
  • Page 86: Dolby Digital Surround Ex

    Digital Cinema Sound (DCS) stereo format can be enhanced with 5.1 A unique sound reproduction technology for channel surround sound. home theater developed by Sony, in x Dolby Pro Logic IIx cooperation with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Technology for 7.1 channel (or 6.1 channel) for enjoying the exciting and powerful sound playback.
  • Page 87 x Dolby TrueHD x DTS-HD Dolby TrueHD is Dolby’s lossless audio Audio format which extends the conventional technology developed for high-definition DTS Digital Surround format. optical discs. Dolby TrueHD audio is bit-for- This format consists of a core and an bit identical to the original studio masters and extension, and the core part has DTS Digital provides supreme-quality audio up to 8...
  • Page 88: Precautions

    Sony, your dealer. and is a trademark of Sony. xvYCC is an international standard for color space in video. This standard can express a wider colour range On heat buildup than the currently used broadcast standard.
  • Page 89 S-AIR product(s). – There is an iron divider/door or furniture/ electric product made of fireproof glass, metal, etc., between the S-AIR product(s). If you have any questions or problems concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 90: Troubleshooting

    (are) fully inserted into the problem. Should any problem persist, consult jacks on both the receiver and the your nearest Sony dealer. component. Audio There is no sound from one of the front speakers.
  • Page 91 There is no sound from digital sources There is no sound from the subwoofer. (from COAXIAL or OPTICAL input jack). • Check that the subwoofer is connected • Check that the INPUT MODE is not set to correctly and securely. “ANALOG”...
  • Page 92 There is no sound from the component Tuner connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter. The FM reception is poor. • Adjust the volume of this receiver. • Use a 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied) • The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter to connect the receiver to an outdoor FM and/or component is not connected antenna (aerial) as shown below.
  • Page 93 The RDS information that you want The Control for HDMI function does not does not appear.* work. • Contact the radio station and find out • Check the HDMI connection (page 24). whether they actually provide the service • Make sure “CTRL.HDMI” is set to in question.
  • Page 94 When the receiver is in standby mode, No sound is heard from the S-AIR there is no image or sound on the TV. product. • When the receiver is in standby mode, • If you use another S-AIR main unit, place image and sound are output from the it more than 26 feet (8 m) away from this HDMI component selected the last time...
  • Page 95: Troubleshooting Guide

    If the problem persist new ones, if they are weak. • Make sure you select the correct input on Consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if the remote. service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained.
  • Page 96: Specifications

    Measured under the following conditions: Specifications Area code Power requirements U2, CA2 120 V AC, 60 Hz AU1, SA2 230 V AC, 50 Hz AUDIO POWER 110 V AC, 60 Hz SPECIFICATIONS Reference power output for front, center, POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL surround, surround back and front high speakers.
  • Page 97 AM tuner section Dimensions (width/height/depth) (Approx.) Tuning range 17 in × 6 1/4 in × 12 3/4 in (430 mm × 157.5 mm × Area code Tuning scale 322 mm) including 10 kHz step 9 kHz step projecting parts and U2, CA2 530 kHz –...
  • Page 98: Index

    Index Numerics 2 channel 50 HDMI RDS 49 5.1 channel 16 connecting 24 Recording 7.1 channel 16 HDMI Signal Pass Through onto a CD-R 44 onto a recording media Remote commander 11 A.F.D. mode 50 Analog Direct 50 Initial setup 33 Audio Return Channel INPUT MODE 68 (ARC) 59...
  • Page 100 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...

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