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2-661-566-12(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-DZ720
©2006 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-661-566-12(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ720 ©2006 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Welcome! To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home Theatre System. Before operating this system, Don’t throw away the battery with please read this manual thoroughly and retain it general house waste, dispose of it correctly as chemical waste.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome! ..........2 Creating Your Own Program....36 About This Manual ......... 5 (Program Play) This System Can Play the Following Playing in Random Order ..... 37 Discs ..........6 (Shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly ....... 38 Getting Started – BASIC – (Repeat Play) Step 1: Assembling Using the DVD’s Menu......
  • Page 4 Advanced Settings and Adjustments Locking Discs ........63 (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room ..........66 (SPEAKER FORMATION) Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically ......... 68 (AUTO CALIBRATION) Using the Setup Display......70 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ........
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    ® DivX is a video file compression technology, About This Manual developed by DivX, Inc. DivX, DivX Certified, and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc. and are used under license. • The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the system if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote.
  • Page 6: This System Can Play The Following Discs

    Note about CDs/DVDs This System Can Play the The system can play CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD- Following Discs RWs recorded in the following formats: – audio CD format Format of – CD Graphics (Latin American models only) Disc logo discs – video CD format DVD VIDEO –...
  • Page 7 characteristics of the recording device and Region code authoring software. The disc will not play if it has not been correctly Your system has a region code printed on the finalized. For more information, see the bottom exterior and will only play DVDs operating instructions for the recording device.
  • Page 8: Getting Started - Basic

    Getting Started – BASIC – See Unpacking in Specifications, page 85. 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. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor on the system.
  • Page 9: Step 1: Assembling The Speakers

    Step 1: Assembling the Speakers Before connecting the speakers, attach the speaker stand to the speaker. About how to connect the speaker cords to the SPEAKER jacks, see page 13. Note • Spread a cloth on the floor to avoid damaging the floor. •...
  • Page 10 Secure the pedestal to the post. Note • If it is hard to secure the pedestal, remove and secure it again. Securing the pedestal forcibly may ruin the screw threads. Connect the speaker cords to the speaker, then run them through the slots (A, B, C, and D) all the way.
  • Page 11 Slide the speaker down slowly onto the pedestal. Adjust the length of the speaker cord. Note • Do not catch the speaker cord between the speaker and the pedestal. • Do not drop the speaker when mounting. Secure the speaker with the screws in order 1 to 2. Screws (2) (supplied)
  • Page 12: Step 2: Connecting The System And Tv

    Step 2: Connecting the System and TV This hookup is the basic connection of the system to the speakers and TV. For other TV connections, see page 21. For other component connection, see page 25. To accept progressive signals, see page 23. To change the color system (PAL or NTSC), see page 15.
  • Page 13: 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. Color tube (–) Note • Do not catch the speaker cord insulation in the SPEAKER jack. To avoid short-circuiting the speakers Short-circuiting of the speakers may damage the system.
  • Page 14 • When you want to output the TV sound or stereo sound of a 2 channel source from the 6 speakers, select the “Dolby Pro Logic,” “Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE,” or “Dolby Pro Logic II MUSIC” sound field (page 30). 3 Connecting the Antenna (Aerial) To connect the AM antenna (aerial) Plastic stand (supplied)
  • Page 15 To connect the FM wire antenna (aerial) Connect the FM wire antenna (aerial) to the COAXIAL FM 75 Ω jack. FM wire antenna (aerial) FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) (supplied) COAXIAL FM 75 Ω jack COAXIAL FM 75 Ω jack Note •...
  • Page 16: Step 3: Positioning The System

    • Do not lean or hang on the speaker, as the speaker Step 3: Positioning the may fall down. System • When you change the positions of the speakers, it is recommended that you change the settings. For details, see “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Positioning the speakers Room”...
  • Page 17: Step 4: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 4: 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 18 Connect the calibration mic to the • Avoid being in the measurement area and making noise during the measurement (which A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel and takes about 3 minutes), as it may interfere with press X/x to select [YES], then press measurement.
  • Page 19: Getting Started - Advanced

    • DEMO OFF: sets the demonstration mode off. Getting Started – ADVANCED – Press Turning off the The setting is reflected. Demonstration Press AMP MENU. The AMP menu turns off. "/1 X/x/c, AMP MENU After connecting the AC power cord (mains lead), the demonstration appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 20: Installing The Speakers On A Wall

    • Contact a screw shop or installer regarding the wall material or screws to be used. Fasten the screws to the wall. • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall For the center speaker...
  • Page 21: Tv Hookup (advanced)

    TV Hookup (Advanced) Select a hookup suitable for the jacks on your TV. Connecting the video/HDMI* cords Sends a played back DVD image to a 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).
  • Page 22 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). When using the S video jack instead of the video jacks, your TV monitor must also be connected via an S video jack.
  • Page 23 Does your TV accept progressive signals? Progressive is the method for displaying TV images which reduces flickering, and sharpens the image. To display using this method, you need to connect to a TV that accepts progressive signals. PROGRESSIVE FUNCTION +/– “PROGRE”...
  • Page 24 x INTERLACE Select this setting when: – your TV does not accept progressive signals, or, – your TV is connected to jacks other than the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (MONITOR OUT (VIDEO/S VIDEO)). You cannot select NORMAL (INTERLACE) while “HDMI” lights up in the front panel display. About DVD software types and the conversion method DVD software can be divided into 2 types: film-based software and video-based software.
  • Page 25: Other Component Hookup

    Other Component Hookup You can enjoy other component by connecting the VIDEO/AUDIO OUT jacks of another component. Connecting the system and the other component Outputs the other component through the speakers of this system. VCR, digital satellite receiver or PlayStation 2, etc. VIDEO AUDIO To TV/VCR (VIDEO IN/...
  • Page 26: Basic Operations

    Press A. Load a disc. Basic Operations Place one disc on the tray, and then press A. Playing Discs Adjust the "/1 volume FUNCTION 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: Enjoying The Radio Or Other Components

    Press Enjoying the Radio or Stop play and remove the disc Other Components Replay the previous scene* (instant replay) during playback. Briefly fast forward the (instant advance) current scene** during playback. * DVD VIDEOs/DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs only. The button can be used except for DivX video files. ** DVD VIDEOs/DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs/DVD+RWs/ DVD+Rs only.
  • Page 28: Enjoying Tv Or Vcr Sound From All Speakers

    Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until Enjoying TV or VCR Sound “TV/VCR” or “AUDIO” appears in the front panel display. from All Speakers Press AMP MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until You can enjoy TV or VCR sound from all the “ATTENUATE” appears in the front speakers in this system.
  • Page 29: Selecting The Movie Or Music Mode

    Selecting the Movie or Music Mode You can choose a suitable sound mode for movies or music. MOVIE/ MUSIC Press MOVIE/MUSIC during playback. Press MOVIE/MUSIC repeatedly until the mode you want lights up in the front panel display. The default setting is underlined. •...
  • Page 30: Sound Adjustments

    Sound field Display HEADPHONE VIRTUAL HP VIRTUAL Sound Adjustments Enjoying Surround Sound Automatic outputting of the original sound by Using Sound Field x AUTO FORMAT DIRECT STANDARD The auto decoding function automatically detects the type of audio signal being input (Dolby Digital, DTS, or standard 2 channel You can take advantage of surround sound stereo) and performs the proper decoding if...
  • Page 31 • When the bilingual broadcast sound is input, Dolby Pro Logic and Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE/MUSIC are not effective. Using only the front speaker and subwoofer x 2 CHANNEL STEREO This mode outputs the sound from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer.
  • Page 32: Various Functions For Playing Discs

    With each press, playback speed becomes faster. Note Various Functions for Playing Discs • In the case of Latin American models, the Scan Searching for a Particular function does not work for CD Graphics. Point on a Disc Watching frame by frame (Slow-motion Play) (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze Frame)
  • Page 33: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    Searching for a Title/ 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 Chapter/Track/Scene, etc. Selected row Press You can search a DVD by title or chapter, and [** (**)] changes to [–...
  • Page 34: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene • When the Control Menu display is turned off, you can search for a chapter (DVD VIDEO/DVD-R/DVD- (Picture Navigation) RW), track (VIDEO CD/Super Audio CD/CD), or file (DATA CD/DATA DVD (DivX video)) by pressing the number buttons and You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and Note find the desired scene quickly.
  • Page 35: (picture Navigation) Resuming Playback From The Point Where You Stopped The Disc

    • When using the Resume function on CD Graphics Resuming Playback from (Latin American models only), playback starts from the beginning of the track. the Point Where You Stopped the Disc • To play from the beginning of the disc, press x twice, then press H.
  • Page 36: Creating Your Own Program

    Creating Your Own PROGRAM 0:00:00 ALL CLEAR Program 1. TRACK – – – – 2. TRACK – – 3. TRACK – – 4. TRACK – – (Program Play) 5. TRACK – – 6. TRACK – – 7. TRACK – – You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks on Select the track you want to program.
  • Page 37: Playing In Random Order

    To change or cancel a program Playing in Random Order Follow steps 1 to 3 of “Creating Your Own Program.” (Shuffle Play) Select the program number of the track you want to change or cancel using X/x. If you want to delete the track from the program, You can have the system “shuffle”...
  • Page 38: (shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly

    To return to normal play Playing Repeatedly Press CLEAR, or select [OFF] in Step 3. (Repeat Play) To turn off the Control Menu Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control Menu is turned off. Note You can play all the titles, tracks or albums on a •...
  • Page 39: Using The Dvd's Menu

    • [ALBUM]: repeats the current album. Using the DVD’s Menu • [TRACK] (MP3 audio tracks only): repeats the current track. • [FILE] (DivX video files only): repeats the current file. A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which Press make up a picture or music feature.
  • Page 40: Changing The Sound

    • [2: MAIN+SUB] Changing the Sound Note • [2: MAIN], [2: SUB], and [2: MAIN+SUB] do not appear when one audio stream is recorded on the disc. x When playing a VIDEO CD, CD, DATA When playing a DVD VIDEO or DATA CD/ CD (MP3 audio), or DATA DVD (MP3 DATA DVD (DivX video files) recorded in audio)
  • Page 41 About audio signals Checking the audio signal Audio signals recorded in a disc contain the format sound elements (channels) shown below. Each (DVD, DivX video only) channel is output from a separate speaker. • Front (L) If you press AUDIO repeatedly during •...
  • Page 42: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-r/dvd-rw

    Selecting [ORIGINAL] or Viewing Information About [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-R/ the Disc DVD-RW Some DVD-Rs/DVD-RWs in VR (Video Viewing the playing time and Recording) mode have two types of titles for remaining time in the front playback: originally recorded titles panel display ([ORIGINAL]) and titles that can be created on recordable DVD players for editing ([PLAY...
  • Page 43: Checking The Playing Time And Remaining Time

    * VIDEO CD only. • C–**:**:** Remaining time of the current chapter When playing a DATA CD (MP3 x When playing a VIDEO CD (with PBC audio) or DATA DVD (MP3 audio) functions) 1 Playing time and current track number •...
  • Page 44 To check DATA CD/DATA DVD (MP3 audio/DivX video) text • Date information is [YYYY/MM/DD]. YYYY: Year By pressing DISPLAY while playing MP3 MM: Month audio tracks or DivX video files on a DATA DD: Day CD/DATA DVD, you can display the name of •...
  • Page 45: Changing The Angles

    Changing the Angles Displaying the Subtitles If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the the subtitles on or off while playing. If viewing angle.
  • Page 46: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Adjusting the Delay Selecting a Playback Area Between the Picture and for a Super Audio CD Sound (A/V SYNC) Selecting a playback area on a 2 channel + Multi-channel Super Audio CD When the sound does not match the pictures on the screen, you can adjust the delay between the Some Super Audio CDs consist of a 2 channel picture and sound.
  • Page 47: About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    Note About MP3 Audio Tracks • Each play mode function works only within the selected layer or playback area. and JPEG Image Files • When you select a CD layer, you cannot change a playback area. • Super Audio CD audio signals are not output from the HDMI OUT (high-definition multimedia interface out) jack.
  • Page 48 • which have the extension “.MP3” (MP3 audio When you insert a DATA CD or DATA DVD and press H, the numbered tracks (or files) are track) or “.JPG”/“.JPEG” (JPEG image file) played sequentially, from 1 through 7. Any • which conform to the DCF* image file format sub-albums/tracks (or files) contained within a * “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan...
  • 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 To stop playback Press x. • A scroll box is displayed at the right side of the screen. To display the additional image files, select the bottom image and press x. To return to the previous image, select the top image and press X. Press C/X/x/c to select the image you want to view and press To play the next or previous JPEG...
  • Page 51: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    You can turn the album list on and off by Playing Audio Tracks and pressing MENU repeatedly. Images as a Slide Show • When you select [AUTO], the system can recognize with Sound up to 300 MP3 tracks and 300 JPEG files in a single album.
  • Page 52 Press X/x to select the setting you • [MODE2]: The image stretches out from want. left to right of the screen. The default setting is underlined. • [MODE3]: The image stretches out from the center of the screen. • [NORMAL]: sets the duration to about 6 to 9 seconds.
  • 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 AM tuning interval (except for Russian and Middle Tuner Functions Eastern models) Presetting Radio Stations The AM tuning interval can be set to either 10 kHz or 9 kHz. To change the AM tuning interval, first tune in You can preset 20 FM stations, and 10 AM any AM station, then turn off the system by stations.
  • Page 57: Listening To The Radio

    Naming preset stations Listening to the Radio You can enter a name for preset stations. These names (for example, “XYZ”) appear in the Preset radio stations in the system’s memory system’s front panel display when a station is first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 56)). selected.
  • Page 58 Viewing the station name or frequency in the front panel display When the system is set to “TUNER AM” or “TUNER FM,” you can check the frequency using the front panel display. Press DISPLAY. Each time you press DISPLAY, the display changes as shown.
  • 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

    • The TV mode turns off when you do not operate the remote for 10 seconds. THEATRE SYNC allows you to turn on your SONY TV and this system, changes the system mode to “DVD,” and then switches the TV’s input source you set with one button push.
  • Page 61: Using The Sound Effect

    TV CH + 0.5 (Default) Note • This function is only for SONY TVs. (This function may not work on some SONY TVs.) • If distance between TV and this system is too far, this function may not work. Install the system near the •...
  • Page 62: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the Sleep Timer Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display You can set the system to turn off at a preset time, so you can fall asleep listening to music. The brightness of the front panel display can be You can preset the time in 10 minutes set to either of 2 levels.
  • Page 63: 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 2 kinds of playback restrictions for then press ENTER...
  • Page 64 To play a disc for which Custom 1 2 ( 2 7 ) Parental Control is set 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 Insert the disc for which Custom Parental Control is set. The [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL] display appears.
  • Page 65: Custom Parental

    Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password Press X/x to select the level you want, 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 66: 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 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 67: Speaker Formation

    Press C/c to select a setting. • [ALL FRONT - NO CENTER]: when installing the front and surround speakers • [STANDARD]: when installing all the in front of the listening position. speakers normally. • [SECOND ROOM]: when installing the • [NO CENTER]: when installing the front front speakers in one room and surround and surround speakers.
  • Page 68: (speaker Formation) Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    Note Calibrating the • In order to enjoy the surround sound after you change the position of the speakers, it is recommended you Appropriate Settings set [SPEAKER FORMATION], and then set [AUTO CALIBRATION]. Automatically • To set [AUTO CALIBRATION], you need to connect the supplied calibration mic.
  • Page 69 face the calibration mic, and there should be • Reflections from walls or the floor may affect measurements. no obstruction between the speakers and the • If an error message appears, follow the message, calibration mic. Be quiet during the then select [YES].
  • Page 70: Using The Setup Display

    Using the Setup Display • You can check the distance between the listening position and each speaker. See page 76. 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 71 Note Selected item • When you turn the system on after resetting and no disc is in the system, the guide message appears on SCREEN SETUP the TV screen. To perform the Quick Setup TV TYPE: 16:9 (page 17), press , to return to normal screen, press SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND:...
  • Page 72: 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 73 [4:3 LETTER BOX] Outputs YC signals. [RGB] Outputs RGB signals. Note [4:3 PAN SCAN] • If the playback picture becomes distorted, set ] to [RGB]. • If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to equipment with a DVI jack, [RGB] signals will be automatically output even when you select [YC [16:9] x [COLOR SYSTEM (VIDEO CD)] (Asian,...
  • Page 74 Note that this setting is effective only for HDMI connection or progressive signals output from [JACKET The jacket picture (still picture) PICTURE] the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks. appears, but only when the jacket picture is already recorded on the Note disc (CD-EXTRA, etc.).
  • Page 75: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [MULTI-DISC RESUME] (DVD VIDEO/ Custom Settings VIDEO CD only) Switches the Multi-disc Resume setting on or [CUSTOM SETUP] off. Use this to set up playback related and other [ON] Stores the resume settings in settings. memory for up to 40 discs. [OFF] Does not store the resume settings Select [CUSTOM SETUP] in the Setup Display.
  • Page 76: Settings For The Speakers

    x [DivX] Settings for the Speakers Displays the registration code for this system. For more information, go to [SPEAKER SETUP] http://www.divx.com on the Internet. To obtain the best possible surround sound, set for the size of the speakers you have connected and their distance from your listening position.
  • Page 77 Note • When you select an item, the sound cuts off for a moment. • When you change the [SIZE] setting, the [SPEAKER FORMATION] setting returns to [STANDARD]. x [DISTANCE (FRONT)] The default distance setting for the speakers in relation to the listening position is shown below. When you set the distance using the Quick Setup (page 17), the settings is automatically displayed.
  • Page 78 Press X/x repeatedly to select [TEST [SUBWOOFER] Set this between –6.0 dB and +6.0 TONE], then press or c. 0.0 dB dB in 1.0 dB increments. Press X/x repeatedly to select [ON], x [LEVEL (SURROUND)] then press You can vary the level of surround speakers as You will hear the test tone from each follows.
  • Page 79: 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 system at the same time. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the default settings are returned.
  • Page 80: Additional Information

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Additional Information On cleaning discs, disc/lens Precautions cleaner • Do not use a commercially available cleaning disc On power sources or disc/lens cleaner (wet or spray type). These may cause apparatus to malfunction.
  • Page 81: 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 There is no picture. • Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, •...
  • Page 82 • If the HDMI OUT jack is used for video output, • Make sure that no magnetic object (magnetic latch changing the [HDMI RESOLUTION] setting in on a TV stand, health care device, toy, etc.) is [SCREEN SETUP] may solve the problem placed near the speakers.
  • Page 83 The sound loses stereo effect when you play a The remote does not function. VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3. • There are obstacles between the remote and the • Set [AUDIO] to [STEREO] by pressing AUDIO system. (page 40). •...
  • Page 84 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 85: Self-diagnosis Function

    [VER.X.XX] (X is a number) may Intermediate frequency 10.7 MHz appear on the screen. Although this is not a AM tuner section malfunction and for Sony service use only, Tuning range normal system operation will not be possible. Middle Eastern models: 531-1,602 kHz (with the...
  • Page 86 Video section Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Outputs VIDEO: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms S VIDEO: Unpacking Y: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms • Speakers (5) C: 0.286 Vp-p 75 ohms • Subwoofer (1) COMPONENT: • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) Y: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms •...
  • Page 87: Glossary

    The Music mode is for use with any stereo music Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed recordings, and provides a wide and deep sound by Sony to automatically measure and adjusts space. the speaker settings to your listening environment in a short period of time.
  • Page 88 about 1/40 of its original size. The DVD also to DVI (digital visual interface) jacks by way of uses the variable rate coding technology that an HDMI -DVI (digital visual interface) processes allocated data according to the status converter cord. The HDMI specification of the picture.
  • Page 89 Region Code Single layer disc This system is used to protect copyrights. A (a disc with a single Super Audio CD layer) region number is allocated on each DVD system or DVD disc according to the sales region. Each region code is shown on the system as well as on the disc packaging.
  • Page 90 Track Section of a picture or a music piece on a VIDEO CD, CD, Super Audio CD, or MP3. An album is composed of several tracks (MP3 only). VIDEO CD A compact disc that contains moving pictures. The picture data uses the MPEG 1 format, one of a worldwide standard of digital compression technology.
  • Page 91: 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 92: 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) (remote sensor) (8) B Front panel display (93) G PHONES jack (26) H VOLUME control (26) C A (open/close) (26) I AUDIO IN/A.CAL MIC jack (17, 27) D Disc operation (26) J Disc tray (26)
  • Page 93 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up when the HDMI OUT jack is H Lights up when Super Audio CD/CD is correctly connected to HDCP (high- loaded. bandwidth digital content protection) I Lights up during MULTI channel compliant device with HDMI or DVI playback.
  • Page 94: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display DISPLAY Use the Control Menu 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 95 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 96 [SPEAKER FORMATION] (pages 66, 68) Sets the speaker formation./Adjust the level of each speaker automatically. [MULTI/2CH] (page 46) Selects the playback area on Super Audio CDs when available. [PROGRAM] (page 36) Selects the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 37) Plays the track in random order.
  • Page 97: 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 PAUSE AUTO MODE FRAME MENU TRACK AUDIO SELECTION AUTO SUBTITLE MULTI-DISC RESUME...
  • Page 98: Amp Menu List

    AMP Menu List You can set the following items with AMP MENU on the remote. AMP menu DIMMER DIMMER ON DIMMER OFF DEMO DEMO ON DEMO OFF ATTENUATE* ATT ON ATT OFF * “ATTENUATE” may not appear depending on the selected function.
  • Page 99: Index

    Index Numerics Digital Direct Twin Drive Subwoofer 87 16:9 72 Language Code List 91 DIMMER 62 4:3 LETTER BOX 72 LANGUAGE SETUP 72 DISPLAY 58 4:3 OUTPUT 74 Listening to other components DivX® 53, 76, 87 4:3 PAN SCAN 72 Dolby Digital 40, 87 5.1 Channel Surround 41 Listening to TV sound 28...
  • Page 100 RESET 71 Resume Play 35 S VIDEO 22 Scan 32 SCENE 33 Scene 89 SCREEN SAVER 73 SCREEN SETUP 72 Searching 32 Selecting 29 SETUP 70 Setup Display 70, 97 Shuffle Play 37 SLEEP 62 Slide Show 51 Slow-motion Play 32 Sound Field 30 SPEAKER FORMATION 66 SPEAKER SETUP 76...
  • Page 104: Remote Control

    After pressing the TV button w;, you can control the menu on a Sony TV. On the menu screen, DISPLAY button ea doubles as the MENU button, and the AMP MENU button 7 double as the TOOLS button.

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