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DVD Home Theatre
Operating Instructions
©2007 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 2-895-958-12(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ7T ©2007 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Welcome! WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home shock, do not expose this apparatus to Theatre System. Before operating this system, rain or moisture. please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome! ..........2 Resuming Playback from the Point Where About This Manual ......... 5 You Stopped the Disc..... 35 This System Can Play the Following (Resume Play) Discs ..........5 Creating Your Own Program....36 (Program Play) Getting Started –...
  • Page 4 Deactivating the Buttons on the Unit..68 (Child Lock) Advanced Settings and Adjustments Locking Discs ........69 (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room ..........72 (SPEAKER FORMATION) Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically ......... 74 (AUTO CALIBRATION) Using the Setup Display......
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    About This Manual This System Can Play the Following Discs • The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the unit if they have the same or Format of Disc logo similar names as those on the remote.
  • Page 6 Music discs encoded with The system can play DVD-ROMs/DVD+RWs/ DVD-RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-Rs recorded in the copyright protection following formats: technologies – MP3 audio tracks, JPEG image files, and This product is designed to play back discs that DivX video files of format conforming to conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard.
  • Page 7 Region code Your system has a region code printed on the rear of the unit and will only play DVDs labeled with the same region code. DVD VIDEOs labeled will also play on this system. If you try to play any other DVD VIDEO, the message [Playback prohibited by area limitations.] will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 8: Getting Started - Basic

    Getting Started – BASIC – See Unpacking in Specifications, page 92. Inserting batteries into the remote You can control the system using the supplied remote. Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries 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.
  • Page 9: Step 1: Connecting The System And Tv

    Step 1: Connecting the System and TV The following is the basic connection of the unit to the speakers and TV. For other TV connections, see page 20. For other component connection, see page 24. To accept progressive signals, see page 22. To change the color system (PAL or NTSC), see page 13.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Speakers

    1 Connecting the Speakers Required cords The connector and color tube of the speaker cords are the same color as the label of the jacks to be connected. For the front speakers To the front speaker 1 Color tube To the SPEAKER jack (–) Black Color tube...
  • Page 11: Connecting The Tv

    To avoid short-circuiting the speakers Short-circuiting of the speakers may damage the system. To prevent this, be sure to follow these precautions when connecting the speakers. Make sure the bare wire of each speaker cord does not touch another speaker terminal or the bare wire of another speaker cord, such as shown below. Stripped speaker cord is touching Stripped cords are touching each other another speaker terminal.
  • Page 12 3 Connecting the Antenna (Aerial) To connect the AM loop antenna (aerial) The shape and the length of the antenna (aerial) is designed to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up the antenna (aerial). Remove only the loop part from the plastic stand. Set up the AM loop antenna (aerial).
  • Page 13 Note • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), keep it as horizontal as possible. • If you have poor FM reception, use a 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied) to connect the unit to an outdoor FM antenna (aerial) as shown below.
  • Page 14: Step 2: Positioning The System

    Room” (page 72) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 74). For the best possible surround sound, all the • Since DAV-DZ7T is equipped with S-Force PRO speakers should be placed at the same distance Front Surround technology (page 96), you can enjoy from the listening position (A).
  • Page 15: Step 3: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 3: Performing the LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: ENGLISH ENGLISH MENU: Quick Setup FRENCH AUDIO: SPANISH SUBTITLE: PORTUGUESE Follow the steps below to make the minimum number of basic adjustments for using the system. Press X/x to select a language. "/1 The system displays the menu and subtitles in the selected language.
  • Page 16 Press Note • The image in the illustration above is different AUTO CALIBRATION from the actual system. Connect calibration mic. Start Press measurement? Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel and press X/x to select [YES]. Set up the calibration mic at the ear level using a tripod, etc.
  • Page 17 To quit the Quick Setup Press DISPLAY in any Step. • If you change the position of the speakers, reset the speaker settings. See “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room” (page 72) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 74). •...
  • Page 18: Getting Started - Advanced

    Setting the demonstration Getting Started – ADVANCED – mode to on/off Turning off the Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEMO” Demonstration appears in the front panel display, then press or c. Press X/x to select a setting. "/1 The default setting is underlined.
  • Page 19: Installing The Center Speaker On A Wall

    Hole on the back of 4.6 mm material or screws to be used. the speaker inch) • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall 10 mm strength or improper screw installation, natural inch) calamity, etc.
  • Page 20: Connecting The Tv (advanced)

    Connecting the TV (Advanced) Sends the played back DVD image to the connected TV. Check the jacks of your TV, and choose connection method A, B, C, or D. Picture quality improves in order from A (standard) to D (HDMI). TV with HDMI* IN jack To VIDEO To HDMI* OUT...
  • Page 21 To connect to a TV with the VIDEO IN jack Connect the video cord. Yellow To connect to a TV with the S VIDEO IN jack Connect an S video cord (not supplied). To use the S video jack instead of the video jack, your TV monitor must also be connected via an S video jack.
  • Page 22 Press VIDEO FORMAT. The current type of video signals appears in the front panel display. Each time you press VIDEO FORMAT, the display changes as follows: 480p* × 1280 720p* × 480p* × 1920 1080i* × • “720 480p*”: Sends 720 × 480p video signals. ×...
  • Page 23 Press VIDEO FORMAT. The current signal appears in the front panel display. Each time you press VIDEO FORMAT, the display changes as follows: NORMAL (INTERLACE) PROGRESSIVE x NORMAL (INTERLACE) Select this setting when: – your TV does not accept progressive signals, or, –...
  • Page 24: Connecting Other Components

  • Page 25 D-LIGHT SYNC controller cord * “D-LIGHT SYNC” is registered trademark of Sony Corporation. ** Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the D-LIGHT SYNC controller for the recommended lighting device.
  • Page 26: Basic Operations

    Load a disc. Place one disc on the tray, and then press A. Basic Operations Playing Discs "/1 FUNCTION Note • When you play an 8 cm disc, place it on the inner circle of the tray. Be careful that the disc is not skewed on the inner circle of the tray.
  • Page 27 Additional operations Note • When you set the system to karaoke mode (page 62), the Dual Stereo Subwoofer function is not activated. Press Stop Pause X or H Resume play after pause > (except for JPEG) Go to the next chapter, track, or scene Go back to the preceding .
  • Page 28: Enjoying The Radio Or Other Components

    Changing the input level of Enjoying the Radio or the sound from connected Other Components components Distortion may occur when listening to a component connected to the SAT/CABLE or TV jacks on the rear panel or to the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel.
  • Page 29: Enjoying Tv Or Vcr Sound From All Speakers

    Enjoying TV or VCR Sound Selecting the Movie or from All Speakers Music Mode You can enjoy TV or VCR sound from all the You can choose a suitable sound mode for speakers in this system. movies or music. For details, see “Step 1: Connecting the System and TV”...
  • Page 30: Sound Adjustments

    Automatic outputting of the Sound Adjustments original sound Enjoying Surround Sound x AUTO FORMAT DIRECT STANDARD The auto decoding function automatically by Using Sound Field detects the type of audio signal being input (Dolby Digital, DTS, or standard 2 channel stereo) and performs the proper decoding if You can take advantage of surround sound necessary.
  • Page 31 This element creates the same sensation in environment of their studios and integrated the your listening room by shifting the sound of data of the measurement and Sony’s own DSP the front speakers “into” the screen. (Digital Signal Processor) technology to •...
  • Page 32: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    To turn the surround effect off Enjoying Multiplex Press SOUND FIELD +/– repeatedly until “A.F.D. STD” or “2CH STEREO” appears in Broadcast Sound the front panel display. (DUAL MONO) • The system memorizes the last sound field selected You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when for each function mode.
  • Page 33: Various Functions For Playing Discs

    With each press, playback speed becomes faster. Various Functions for Playing Discs Watching frame by frame Searching for a Particular (Slow-motion Play) (DVD VIDEO, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DivX Point on a Disc video, VIDEO CD only) (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze Press /m or M/ when the system is in Frame)
  • Page 34: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    Press Searching for a Title/ [** (**)] changes to [– – (**)]. Chapter/Track/Scene, 1 2 ( 2 7 ) ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO etc. 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 You can search a DVD by title or chapter, and you can search a VIDEO CD/CD/DATA CD/ Press X/x or the number buttons to DATA DVD by track, index, or scene.
  • Page 35: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene Resuming Playback from the Point Where You (Picture Navigation) Stopped the Disc You can divide the TV screen into 9 subscreens (Resume Play) and find the desired scene quickly. Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. When you stop the disc, the system remembers the point where you pressed x and “RESUME”...
  • Page 36: Creating Your Own Program

    Creating Your Own • To play from the beginning of the disc, press x twice, then press H. Program To enjoy a disc that is played (Program Play) before by resume playback (Multi-disc Resume) (DVD VIDEO, VIDEO CD only) You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks on This system recalls the point where you stopped the disc to create your own program.
  • Page 37 Press c. To change or cancel a program The cursor moves to the track row [T] (in Follow steps 1 to 3 of “Creating Your Own this case, [01]). Program.” Select the program number of the track you PROGRAM 0:00:00 want to change or cancel using X/x.
  • Page 38: Playing In Random Order

    To turn off the Control Menu Playing in Random Order display Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control (Shuffle Play) Menu display is turned off. Note You can have the system “shuffle” tracks. • You cannot use this function with VIDEO CDs and Super VCDs with PBC playback.
  • Page 39: (shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly

    x When playing a DATA CD or DATA Playing Repeatedly • [OFF]: does not play repeatedly. (Repeat Play) • [DISC]: repeats all of the albums on the disc. • [ALBUM]: repeats the current album. • [TRACK] (MP3 audio tracks only): repeats the current track.
  • Page 40: Using The Dvd's Menu

    Using the DVD’s Menu Changing the Sound A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which make up a picture or music feature. These When playing a DVD VIDEO or DATA CD/ sections are called “titles.” When you play a DATA DVD (DivX video files) recorded in DVD which contains several titles, you can multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital,...
  • Page 41 • [2: MAIN+SUB] Checking the audio signal Note format • [2: MAIN], [2: SUB], and [2: MAIN+SUB] do (DVD, DivX video only) not appear when one audio stream is recorded on the disc. If you press AUDIO repeatedly during x When playing a VIDEO CD, CD, DATA playback, the format of the current audio signal CD (MP3 audio), or DATA DVD (MP3 (PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, etc.) appears as...
  • Page 42: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-r/dvd-rw

    About audio signals Selecting [ORIGINAL] or Audio signals recorded in a disc contain the sound elements (channels) shown below. Each [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-R/ channel is output from a separate speaker. DVD-RW • Front (L) • Front (R) • Center •...
  • Page 43: Viewing Information About The Disc

    When playing a DATA CD (MP3 Viewing Information About audio) or DATA DVD (MP3 audio) the Disc 1 Playing time and current track number 2 Track (file) name • When playing VIDEO CDs with PBC functions, the playing time is displayed. Viewing the playing time and Note •...
  • Page 44 To check DATA CD/DATA DVD x When playing a VIDEO CD (with PBC functions) (MP3 audio/DivX video) text • **:** By pressing DISPLAY while playing MP3 Playing time of the current scene audio tracks or DivX video files on a DATA x When playing a VIDEO CD (without CD/DATA DVD, you can display the name of PBC functions) or CD...
  • Page 45: Changing The Angles

    Changing the Angles • Date information is [YYYY/MM/DD]. YYYY: Year MM: Month DD: Day • Date information varies depending on the area. If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the viewing angle. Press ANGLE during playback.
  • Page 46: Displaying The Subtitles

    Displaying the Subtitles Adjusting the Delay Between the Picture and Sound If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn the subtitles on or off while playing. If (A/V SYNC) multilingual subtitles are recorded on the disc, you can change the subtitle language while playing, or turn the subtitles on or off whenever When the sound does not match the pictures on you want.
  • Page 47: About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    MP3 audio track or JPEG About MP3 Audio Tracks image file that the system can and JPEG Image Files play You can play the MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files: • which have the extension “.MP3” (MP3 audio What is MP3/JPEG? track) or “.JPG”/“.JPEG”...
  • Page 48 Playback order of MP3 audio • If you add numbers (01, 02, 03, etc.) to the front of the tracks or JPEG image files track (or file) names when you store the tracks (or files) in a disc, the tracks (or files) will be played in The playback order of MP3 audio tracks or that order.
  • Page 49: Playing Data Cds Or Data Dvds With Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    To stop playback Playing DATA CDs or Press x. DATA DVDs with MP3 To play the next or previous MP3 audio track Audio Tracks and JPEG Press ./>. Note that you can select the Image Files next album by continuing to press > after the last track on the current album, but that you cannot return to the previous album by pressing ..
  • Page 50 Press X/x to select an album. To rotate a JPEG image When a JPEG image file is displayed on the TV x When selecting an album screen, you can rotate the image by 90 degrees. Press H to start playing the selected Press X/x while viewing an image.
  • Page 51: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Press X/x to select the album you want Playing Audio Tracks and and press H. The system starts playing the selected Images as a Slide Show album. with Sound You can turn the album list on and off by pressing DVD MENU repeatedly. •...
  • Page 52 Press X/x to select a setting. Press X/x to select a setting. The default setting is underlined. The default setting is underlined. • [NORMAL]: sets the duration to about 6 • [MODE1]: The image sweeps in from top to 9 seconds. to bottom.
  • Page 53: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    files with the extension “.AVI” or “.DIVX” if ® Enjoying DivX Videos they do not contain a DivX video. • For details about playable MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files on DATA CDs or DATA DVDs, see “Discs that the system can play” (page 47). About DivX Video Files Note ®...
  • Page 54 To go to the next or previous page • If the number of viewing times is preset, you can play the DivX video files as many times as the preset Press C/c. number. The following occurrences are counted: – when the system is turned off. To turn off the display –...
  • Page 55: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (ver.2.0)

    Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (Ver.2.0) (PBC Playback) With PBC (Playback Control) functions, you can enjoy simple interactive operations, search functions, and other such operations. PBC playback allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen.
  • Page 56: Tuner Functions

    To change the preset number Restart from Step 1. Tuner Functions To change the AM tuning interval Presetting Radio Stations (except for Russian and Middle Eastern models) You can preset 20 FM stations, and 10 AM The AM tuning interval can be set to either stations.
  • Page 57: Listening To The Radio

    If an FM program is noisy Listening to the Radio If an FM program is noisy, you can select monaural reception. There will be no stereo Preset radio stations in the system’s memory effect, but reception will improve. first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 56)). Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 58 Create a name by using the cursor buttons. Press X/x to select a character, then press c to move the cursor to the next position. Letters, numbers, and other symbols can be input for a radio station. If you make a mistake Press C/c repeatedly until the character to be changed flashes, then press X/x to select the desired character.
  • Page 59: Other Operations

    535, 541, 551 Note • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the ZENITH 543, 567 code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. CATV Manufacturer Code number Controlling TVs with the...
  • Page 60: Using The Theatre Sync Function

    THEATRE SYNC allows you to turn on your * To use these buttons while in the TV mode (the TV Sony TV and this system, changes the system button lights up), press the TV button. mode to “DVD,” and then switches the TV’s input source you set with one button push.
  • Page 61 By pressing Number TV’s input source Note • This function is only for Sony TVs. (This function MOVIE/ HDMI 4 may not work on some Sony TVs.) MUSIC* • If distance between TV and this unit is too far, this...
  • Page 62: Enjoying Karaoke

    Note Enjoying Karaoke • The Control Menu display has 2 pages. Depending on the source, press DISPLAY twice to select [KARAOKE MODE]. Press X/x repeatedly to select [KARAOKE MODE], then press You can enjoy karaoke (singing along with a The options for [KARAOKE MODE] appear. disc) by setting the system to karaoke mode.
  • Page 63: Key Control

    You can check the audio information by Note pressing AUDIO . When playing a (page 40) • If howling occurs: Dolby Digital Karaoke disc, “ ” appears at the – move the microphone away from the speakers. current audio format. –...
  • Page 64 Press X/x repeatedly to select Playing karaoke with any [VOCAL SELECT], then press stereo disc (Karaoke Pon) The options for [VOCAL SELECT] appear. You can enjoy karaoke with a stereo-recorded Press X/x repeatedly to select the disc, even if it is a non-karaoke disc, by reducing desired vocal channel.
  • Page 65 Selecting the scoring mode • The [SCORE MODE] setting is automatically (Score Mode) changed to [EASY] when the system is turned off. When karaoke mode is turned on, you can use the scoring mode. Your score is calculated by comparing your voice with the music source.
  • Page 66: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect Using the Sleep Timer You can set the system to turn off at a preset Reinforcing bass frequencies time, so you can fall asleep listening to music. You can preset the time in 1 or 10-minutes You can reinforce bass frequencies.
  • Page 67: Changing The Brightness Of The Front Panel Display

    Press Changing the Brightness The setting is made and “SLEEP” lights up in the front panel display. of the Front Panel Display Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off. The brightness of the front panel display can be set to either of 2 levels. Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 68: Deactivating The Buttons On The Unit

    Deactivating the Buttons on the Unit (Child Lock) You can deactivate the buttons on the unit (except for "/1) for preventing misoperation, such as child mischief (child lock function). When the child lock function is activated, the buttons on the unit are locked and “ ”...
  • Page 69: Advanced Settings And Adjustments

    Press X/x to select [ON t], then press Advanced Settings and Adjustments x If you have not entered a password Locking Discs The display for registering a new password appears. (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) PARENTAL CONTROL Enter a new 4-digit password, You can set two kinds of playback restrictions then press ENTER...
  • Page 70 To play a disc for which Custom Press X/x to select [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press Parental Control is set Insert the disc for which Custom Parental The options for [PARENTAL CONTROL] Control is set. appear. The [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL] display appears. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO...
  • Page 71: Custom Parental

    Press X/x to select the level you want, Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press then press Parental Control setting is complete. The display for setting the playback limitation level appears. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: PG13 STANDARD: PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL:...
  • Page 72: Getting Optimal Surround Sound For A Room

    Changing the password Getting Optimal Surround Press DISPLAY while the system is Sound for a Room in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears. (SPEAKER FORMATION) Press X/x to select Depending on the shape of the room, there will [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press be some speakers you cannot install.
  • Page 73 When you install the speakers in front of the listening position (page 14), select [ALL FRONT]. Since DAV-DZ7T is equipped with S- Force PRO Front Surround technology (page 96), you can enjoy surround sound with the speakers in front of the listening position.
  • Page 74: (speaker Formation) Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    Press X/x to select [YES] or [NO], then Calibrating the press • [YES]: continue with [AUTO Appropriate Settings CALIBRATION], see Step 4 of “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically Automatically” (page 74). • [NO]: exit [SPEAKER FORMATION]. (AUTO CALIBRATION) D. C. A. C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) SPEAKER FORMATION can set the appropriate surround sound Continue with AUTO CALIBRATION?
  • Page 75 Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL Note MIC jack on the front panel, and set it up at • The image in the illustration above is different the ear level using a tripod, etc. (not from the actual system. supplied).
  • Page 76: Using The Setup Display

    Using the Setup Display • You can check the distance between the listening position and each speaker. See page 82. By using the Setup Display, you can make Note various adjustments to items such as picture and • While the Auto Calibration function works: sound.
  • Page 77 Press X/x to select the setup item from To reset all of the [SETUP] the displayed list: [LANGUAGE settings SETUP], [SCREEN SETUP], [CUSTOM Select [RESET] in Step 4 and press SETUP], or [SPEAKER SETUP]. Then press Select [YES] using X/x. The Setup item is selected.
  • Page 78: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    Setting the Display or Settings for the Display Sound Track Language [SCREEN SETUP] [LANGUAGE SETUP] Choose settings according to the TV to be connected. [LANGUAGE SETUP] allows you to set various languages for the on-screen display or Select [SCREEN SETUP] in the Setup Display. sound track.
  • Page 79 x [SCREEN SAVER] Note The screen saver image appears when you leave • Depending on the DVD, [4:3 LETTER BOX] may be the system in pause or stop mode for 15 minutes, selected automatically instead of [4:3 PAN SCAN] or vice versa.
  • Page 80: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT)] Custom Settings (North American, Mexican, and Latin American models only) [CUSTOM SETUP] Selects the black level (setup level) for the video signals output from the COMPONENT VIDEO Use this to set up playback related and other OUT jacks.
  • Page 81 x [STB SYNCHRO] x [MULTI-DISC RESUME] (DVD VIDEO/ Switches the STB SYNCHRO function on or VIDEO CD only) Switches the Multi-disc Resume setting on or off. This function is available when you connect off. the system and TV with the HDMI cord and you set [HDMI CONTROL] to [ON].
  • Page 82: Settings For The Speakers

    x [DISTANCE (FRONT)] Settings for the Speakers The default distance setting for the speakers in relation to the listening position is shown below. [SPEAKER SETUP] When you set the distance using the Quick Setup (page 15), the settings is automatically To obtain the best possible surround sound, set displayed.
  • Page 83 When you set [STANDARD] in the [SPEAKER FORMATION] setting. [L/R] Front speaker distance from the 1)3)4) 3.00 m/10 ft listening position can be set from 0.00 to 7.00 meters (0 to 23 ft). [CENTER] Center speaker distance from the 1)3) 3.00 m/10 ft listening position can be set from (appears when you...
  • Page 84 x [LEVEL (FRONT)] Adjusting the speaker level by You can vary the level of front speakers as using the test tone follows. Be sure to set [TEST TONE] to [ON] for easy adjustment. Press DISPLAY when the system is in stop mode. [L/R] Set this between –6.0 dB and The Control Menu display appears.
  • Page 85: Returning To The Default Settings

    Returning to the Default Settings You can return the system parameters, such as preset stations, to the default settings. "/1 Press "/1 to turn on the system. Press x, A, and "/1 on the unit at the same time. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the default settings are returned.
  • Page 86: Additional Information

    If you have any questions or problems concerning On placement your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. • Place the system in a location with adequate On cleaning discs, disc/lens ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the system.
  • Page 87: Notes About The Discs

    After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture • Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static There is no picture.
  • Page 88 • The unit is connected to an input device that is not • If howling occurs, reposition the speakers farther HDCP (high-bandwidth digital content away from the TV set. protection) compliant (“HDMI” on the front panel • Make sure that no magnetic object (magnetic latch does not light up).
  • Page 89 Operation The sound loses stereo effect when you play a VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3. Radio stations cannot be tuned in. • Set [AUDIO] to [STEREO] by pressing AUDIO • Check that the antenna (aerial) is connected (page 40). securely.
  • Page 90 A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” displayed correctly. appears in the front panel display. • The system can only display numbers and letters • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony of the alphabets. Other characters are displayed as service facility. [*].
  • Page 91: 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 92: (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display) Specifications

    North American, Mexican, and Latin American Specifications models: 530 – 1,710 kHz (with the interval set at 10 kHz) Amplifier section 531 – 1,710 kHz (with the Stereo mode (rated) 108 W + 108 W (at 3 ohms, interval set at 9 kHz) 1 kHz, 1 % THD) European, Russian, and Middle Eastern models: Surround mode (reference) RMS output power...
  • Page 93 Speaker unit Woofer: 80 mm dia, cone • Speaker and TV connections (card) type Tweeter: 50 mm dia, cone •Standby power consumption 0.3 W (or type less). Rated impedance 3.0 ohms •Halogenated flame retardants are not Dimensions (approx.) 121 × 328 × 212 mm used in the printed wiring boards.
  • Page 94: Glossary

    Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed more precisely. To take full advantage of Dolby by Sony to automatically measure and adjusts Surround Pro Logic, you should have one pair of the speaker settings to your listening surround speakers and a center speaker.
  • Page 95 Interlace format processes allocated data according to the status (Interlaced scanning) of the picture. The audio data is recorded in Dolby Digital as The Interlace format is the NTSC standard well as in PCM, allowing you to enjoy more method for displaying TV images at 30 frames realistic audio presence.
  • Page 96 “scenes.” S-Force PRO Front Surround Sony’s long-term involvement in surround technology (and the vast amounts of acoustic data accumulated as a result) has led to the development of all-new processing method and advanced DSP to handle this task effectively, which we call S-Force PRO Front Surround.
  • Page 97: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1347 Maori 1507 Samoan 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1349 Macedonian 1508 Shona 1032 Afrikaans 1194 Galician 1350 Malayalam 1509 Somali...
  • Page 98: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) (26) G VOLUME control (26) B A (open/close) (26) H MIC 2 jack (62) C Disc operation (26) I AUDIO IN/MIC 1/A.CAL MIC jack (15, 24, D FUNCTION (26) J Disc tray (26) E Front panel display (100)
  • Page 100 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up when the HDMI OUT jack is J Current repeat mode (39) correctly connected to HDCP (high- K Lights up when the child lock function bandwidth digital content protection) is set to on.
  • Page 101: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display DISPLAY Use the Control Menu display to select a function and to view related information. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (appears for certain discs only) Control Menu display off Control Menu display The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the disc type.
  • Page 102 Currently playing title number Currently playing chapter number Total number of titles Playback status Total number of chapters (N Playback, X Pause, Control Menu items x Stop, etc.) 1 2 ( 2 7 ) Type of disc being 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO played 1 : 3 2 : 5 5...
  • Page 103 [PROGRAM] (page 36) Selects the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 38) Plays the track in random order. [REPEAT] (page 39) Plays the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all albums) repeatedly or one title/chapter/track/album repeatedly. [A/V SYNC] (page 46) Adjusts the delay between the picture and sound.
  • Page 104: Dvd Setup Display List

    DVD Setup Display List You can set the following items with the DVD Setup Display. The order of the displayed items may be different from the actual display. LANGUAGE SETUP CUSTOM SETUP HDMI CONTROL MENU AUDIO SYNCHRO SUBTITLE PAUSE AUTO MODE FRAME TRACK...
  • Page 105: System Menu List

    System Menu List You can set the following items with SYSTEM MENU on the remote. System menu MEMORY MEMORY 1-20 (FM), MEMORY 1-10 (AM) FM MODE STEREO MONO NAME IN SLEEP SLEEP OFF, SLEEP 90M-1M DIMMER DIMMER OFF DIMMER ON DEMO DEMO ON DEMO OFF...
  • Page 106: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 78 D. C. A. C. 74, 94 INDEX 34 4:3 LETTER BOX 78 DATA CD 49, 53 Installing the speakers on a wall 4:3 OUTPUT 80 DATA DVD 49, 53 4:3 PAN SCAN 78 DEMO 18 Instant Advance 27 5.1 Channel Surround 41 Demonstration 18 Instant Replay 27...
  • Page 107 SUBTITLE 46, 78 SYSTEM MENU 18, 28, 57, OPTICAL (Digital Out) 25 66, 67, 68 ORIGINAL 42 System menu list 105 OSD 78 Other component connection TEST TONE 84 THEATRE SYNC 60 TIME/TEXT 34 PARENTAL CONTROL 70 TITLE 34 Parental Control 95 Title 96 PAUSE MODE 81 TRACK 34...
  • Page 111: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER BUTTON DESCRIPTIONS [/1 (on/standby) 1 (15, 18, 26, A – O P – Z 35, 57) ANGLE 4 (45) PICTURE NAVI qk (35, 60) TV [/1 (on/standby) ra (59) AUDIO** ej (40) PRESET +/– 7 qg (57) C/X/x/c/ qj (15, 18, 28, 34, CLEAR ek (34, 58, 60, 77)
  • Page 112 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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