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DVD Home Theatre
Operating Instructions
©2005 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 2-590-889-11(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ770W ©2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 • Do not place heavy objects on the unit. WARNING • If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, moisture may condense inside the DVD To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not Home Theatre System and cause damage to the expose the unit to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home Theatre System. Before operating this system, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome!..........3 Searching for a Particular Point on About This Manual ......... 6 a Disc..........56 This System Can Play the Following (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze Discs ..........6 Frame) Guide to the Control Menu Display..10 Searching for a Title/Chapter/Track/ Scene, etc........
  • Page 5 Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display......83 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ........84 [LANGUAGE SETUP] Settings for the Display......85 [SCREEN SETUP] Custom Settings ........86 [CUSTOM SETUP] Settings for the Speakers.......87 [SPEAKER SETUP] Additional Information Precautions ..........
  • Page 6: 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 system if they have the same or Format of Disc logo similar names as those on the remote.
  • Page 7 The system can play DVD-ROMs/DVD+RWs/ Note on DualDisc DVD-RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-Rs recorded in the A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates following formats: DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio material on the other side. – DivX video files of format conforming to However, since the audio material side does not UDF.
  • Page 8 About the Super Audio CD Super Audio CD is a new high-quality audio disc standard where music is recorded in the 2 channel area* DSD (Direct Stream Digital) format (conventional CDs are recorded in the PCM format). The DSD format, using a sampling frequency 64 times higher than that of a conventional CD, and with 1-bit quantization, Super Audio CD...
  • Page 9 Copyrights This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision.
  • Page 10: 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 11 Example: Control Menu display 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. 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...
  • Page 12 [TIME/TEXT] (page 58) Checks the elapsed time and the remaining playback time. Input the time code for picture and music searching. Displays the DVD/CD text or the MP3 track name. [MULTI/2CH] (page 45) Selects the playback area on Super Audio CDs when available. [PROGRAM] (page 42) Selects the track to play in the order you want.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Inserting Batteries into Getting Started the Remote Unpacking You can control the system using the supplied Check that you have the following items: remote. Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to •...
  • Page 14: Hookup Overview

    Hookup Overview Perform all connections and settings by following Steps 1 to 8. “Step 1: Speaker System Hookup” (page 15) “Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup” (page 25) “Step 3: TV Hookup” (page 26) “Step 4: Other Component Hookup” (page 31) “Step 5: Connecting the AC Power Cord (Mains Lead)”...
  • Page 15: Step 1: Speaker System Hookup

    Step 1: Speaker System Hookup Connect the supplied speaker system using the supplied speaker cords by matching the colors of the jacks to those of the cords. Do not connect any speakers other than those supplied with this system. To obtain the best possible surround sound, specify the speaker parameters (distance, level, etc.) on page 87.
  • Page 16 When using the IR receiver stand, attach the stand so that both delta marks on the IR receiver and stand are aligned. IR receiver Delta marks IR receiver stand Surround amplifier Receive the sound from the IR receiver and send to the surround speakers. Connect the surround speakers and the IR receiver to the surround amplifier.
  • Page 17 The long post is for floor use, the short post is for tabletop use. Post (short) Post (long) Screw holes Base Secure the base to the post by screws. Bottom of the base Screws (3) Draw the speaker cord through the hole on the base, then stand it up. Bottom of the base Speaker cord...
  • Page 18 Draw the speaker cord through the hole on the speaker. Hole Speaker Speaker cord Speaker Mount the speaker on the post. Note • Do not catch the speaker cord between the speaker and the post. • Do not drop the speaker when mounting.
  • Page 19 Connect the speaker cord to the speaker, then adjust the length of the speaker cord. Adjust the length of the speaker cord. Attach the terminal cover to the speaker by screws. Terminal cover Screws (2)
  • Page 20: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Front speaker (L) Front speaker (R) Center speaker Rear side of the front Rear side of the front speaker speaker VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO OUT S VIDE R AUDIO IN VIDEO IN OPTICAL FRONT R FRONT L CENTER WOOFER DIGITAL IN R AUDIO IN...
  • Page 21 Note • Do not set the speakers in an inclined position. • Do not place the speakers in locations that are: – Extremely hot or cold – Dusty or dirty – Very humid – Subject to vibrations – Subject to direct sunlight •...
  • Page 22: Installing The Speakers On The Wall

    Examples of poor conditions of the speaker cord Stripped cords are touching each Stripped speaker cord is touching another speaker other due to excessive removal of terminal. insulation. After connecting all the components, speakers, and AC power cord (mains lead), output a test tone to check that all the speakers are connected correctly.
  • Page 23 • Contact a screw shop or installer regarding the wall material or screws to be used. • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall strength or improper screw installation, natural calamity, etc.
  • Page 24 About the wireless system This wireless system adopts the Digital Infrared Audio Transmission system (page 97). The following diagram indicates the infrared transmission area (the range that the infrared rays can reach). Top view Side view Infrared signal Infrared signal IR transmitter IR transmitter Approx.
  • Page 25: Step 2: Antenna (aerial) Hookup

    Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup Connect the supplied AM/FM antennas (aerials) for listening to the radio. AM loop antenna (aerial) FM wire antenna (aerial) Note • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the system and other components. •...
  • Page 26: Step 3: Tv Hookup

    Step 3: TV Hookup First, perform the video connection, and then audio connection. With your TV’s audio output connected to this system, you can listen to TV sound through the system speakers. Connecting the video cords Sends a played back DVD image to a TV. Check the jacks of your TV, and choose the A, B or C connection.
  • Page 27 To connect to a TV with the COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks Connect a component video cord (not supplied). To use the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (Y, P ) instead of the video jacks, your TV monitor must be equipped with via COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks (Y, P ).
  • Page 28 Note that the picture will not be clear or no picture will appear if you select these settings when either of the above conditions is not met. x P VIDEO (PROGRESSIVE VIDEO) Select this setting when: – your TV accepts progressive signals, and, –...
  • Page 30 To reset to NTSC, turn off the system and then turn on again by pressing "/1 while pressing and holding X on the system. If the color system of the TV is NTSC Do the same operation above to set the system to NTSC from PAL.
  • Page 31: Step 4: Other Component Hookup

    Step 4: 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. VIDEO AUDIO To VIDEO (VIDEO/AUDIO IN) VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO OUT...
  • Page 32 If you connect a digital satellite receiver without an DIGITAL OUT jack Connect the digital satellite receiver to the SAT AUDIO IN jacks only of the system. To listen to the portable audio source sound through the system Connect the audio output jacks of the portable audio source to the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel of the system with the stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied).
  • Page 33: Step 5: Connecting The Ac Power Cord (mains Lead)

    Step 5: Connecting the AC Step 6: Turning off the Power Cord (Mains Lead) Demonstration Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) of this system to a wall outlet (mains), "/1 connect the speakers to the system (page 15). "/1 AMP MENU X/x/c...
  • Page 34: Step 7: Adjusting The Wireless System

    IR receiver is receiving an infrared ray from another receiver, adjust the position of the IR transmitter Sony’s wireless product. Move the IR transmitter after deciding the position of the IR receiver. and/or the IR receiver so that the POWER/ON LINE...
  • Page 35 To hang the IR receiver on a wall IR transmitter Install a commercially available screw in the wall so that it protrudes 4 mm. Stand Install 2 commercially available screws 4 mm in the wall so that it protrudes 4 mm. Install the screws 30 mm apart.
  • Page 36: Step 8: Performing The Quick Setup

    • Do not install the IR transmitter or IR receiver to a wall of low strength. • Sony is not liable for any damage or accident incurred by incorrect installation (i.e. low strength wall, etc.), CLEAR incorrect use of this product, or natural disaster.
  • Page 37 The Setup Display for selecting the language used in the on-screen display SPEAKER SETUP SIZE: appears. DISTANCE: LEVEL(FRONT): LEVEL(SURROUND): LANGUAGE SETUP TEST TONE: OSD: ENGLISH FRONT: 3.0m ENGLISH MENU: CENTER: 3.0m FRENCH AUDIO: 3.0m SURROUND: SPANISH SUBTITLE: PORTUGUESE Press X/x to select the center speaker distance from the listening position, then press ENTER.
  • Page 38: Speaker Setup

    Note Speaker Setup • If you want to change each setting, see “Using the Setup Display” (page 83). To recall the Quick Setup display Positioning the speakers Press DISPLAY when the system is For the best possible surround sound, all the in stop mode.
  • Page 39 If color irregularity is observed again... Place the speaker further away from the TV set. If howling occurs Reposition the speakers or turn down the volume on the system.
  • Page 40: Playing Discs

    Load a disc. Place one disc on the tray, and then press A. Playing Discs Playing Discs FUNCTION "/1 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 41 The system starts playback from the point Press where you stopped the disc in Step 1. Stop play and remove the disc Note Replay the previous scene* (instant • If [MULTI-DISC RESUME] in [CUSTOM SETUP] replay) during is set to [OFF] (page 87), the resume point is cleared playback.
  • Page 42: Creating Your Own Program

    other recorded discs from the same resume point. To play from the beginning, press x twice and then press 0:00:00 PROGRAM ALL CLEAR 1. TRACK – – – – 2. TRACK – – 3. TRACK – – Creating your own program 4.
  • Page 43: Playing In Random Order

    want to delete the track from the program, x When playing a VIDEO CD, Super press CLEAR. Audio CD, or CD • [TRACK]: shuffles tracks on the disc. Follow Step 5 for new programming. To cancel a program, select [--] under [T], then x When Program Play is activated press ENTER.
  • Page 44: Using The Dvd's Menu

    The default setting is underlined. Using the DVD’s Menu x When playing a DVD VIDEO or DVD- • [OFF]: does not play repeatedly. • [DISC]: repeats all of the titles on the disc. A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which •...
  • Page 45: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-rw

    Selecting [ORIGINAL] or Selecting a Playback Area [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-RW for a Super Audio CD Some DVD-RWs in VR (Video Recording) mode have two types of titles for playback: originally recorded titles ([ORIGINAL]) and titles that can be created on recordable DVD SA-CD/CD players for editing ([PLAY LIST]).
  • Page 46: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (ver.2.0)

    Selecting a playback layer Playing VIDEO CDs with when playing a hybrid Super PBC Functions (Ver.2.0) Audio CD (PBC Playback) Some Super Audio CDs consist of an HD layer and a CD layer. You can select the playback layer you want to listen to. With PBC (Playback Control) functions, you Press SA-CD/CD when the system is in can enjoy simple interactive operations, search...
  • Page 47: (pbc Playback) About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    instructions supplied with the disc. In this case, press About MP3 Audio Tracks and JPEG Image Files • To play without using PBC, press ./> or the number buttons while the system is stopped to select a track, then press H or ENTER. [Play without PBC] appears on the TV screen and the system starts continuous play.
  • Page 48 currently selected album take priority over the * “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan next album in the same tree. (Example: C Electronics and Information Technology Industries contains D so 4 is played before 5.) Association (JEITA).
  • Page 49: Playing Data Cds With Mp3 Audio Track And Jpeg Image Files

    Playing DATA CDs with 3 ( 3 0 ) MP3 Audio Track and R O C K B E S T H I T K A R A O K E M Y F A V O U R I T E S O N G JPEG Image Files R &...
  • Page 50 The list of tracks contained in the album appears. M Y F A V O U R I T E S O N G 1 ( 2 5 6 ) W A L T Z F O R D E B B Y M Y R O M A N C E M I L E S T O N E S M Y F U N N Y V A L E N T I N E...
  • Page 51: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Press CLEAR to return to normal view. Playing Audio Tracks and Note Images as a Slide Show • Nothing happens when you press C while playing the first image file of the album. with Sound • If you press C/c to go to the next or previous image, the “Rotating a JPEG image”...
  • Page 52 The default setting is underlined. • If you play large MP3 track data and JPEG image data at the same time, the sound may skip. It is • [AUTO]: plays both the JPEG image files recommended that you set the MP3 bit rate to 128 and MP3 audio tracks in the same album kbps or lower when creating the file.
  • Page 53: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    ® Selecting an effect for image Enjoying DivX Videos files in the slide show (JPEG only) When you play a JPEG image file, you can select the effect to be used when viewing the slide show. Press DISPLAY twice. The Control Menu for JPEG appears. Press X/x to select [EFFECT], then press ENTER.
  • Page 54 You can also play DATA CDs recorded in Multi Session (page 47), although DATA DVDs • You can view the disc information while playing a recorded in Multi Session are not playable. DivX video file (page 60). Refer to the instructions supplied with the disc Note drives and the recording software (not supplied) •...
  • Page 55: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Selecting a DivX video file Adjusting the Delay After Step 2 of “Selecting an album,” Between the Picture and press ENTER. Sound The list of files in the album appears. (A/V SYNC) M Y F A V O U R I T E S 1 ( 2 ) H A W A I I 2 0 0 4 When the sound does not match the pictures on...
  • Page 56: Searching For A Particular Point On A Disc

    Playback direction Searching for a Particular × 2B t 1M t 2M t 3M Point on a Disc 3M (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW/DivX video/VIDEO (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze CD only) Frame) × 2B (DVD VIDEO/Super Audio CD/CD only) Opposite direction × 2b t 1m t 2m t 3m You can quickly locate a particular point on a disc by monitoring the picture or playing back 3m (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW/DivX video/VIDEO...
  • Page 57: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW only). To return to Searching for a Title/ normal playback, press H. Chapter/Track/Scene, Note • You cannot search for a still picture on a DVD-RW in etc. VR mode. • For DATA CDs, this function works only for DivX video files.
  • Page 58 [INDEX] 1 2 ( 2 7 ) ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO x When playing a VIDEO CD/Super 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 VCD with PBC Playback [SCENE] x When playing a Super Audio CD [TRACK] [INDEX] Press X/x or the number buttons to x When playing a CD select the title, chapter, track, index,...
  • Page 59: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene (Picture Navigation) You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and find the desired scene quickly. Press C/X/x/c to select a title, chapter, or track, and press ENTER. Playback starts from the selected scene. PICTURE NAVI To return to normal play during setting Press O RETURN or DISPLAY.
  • Page 60: Viewing Information About The Disc

    When playing a DVD VIDEO or Viewing Information About DVD-RW the Disc Playing time and number of the current title Remaining time of the current title Playing time and number of the current chapter Remaining time of the current chapter DISPLAY Disc name Title and chapter...
  • Page 61: Checking The Playing Time And Remaining Time

    When playing a VIDEO CD [AUDIO (MP3)] (page 51), the “NO AUDIO” message appears on the front panel display. (without PBC functions), Super • If you play a disc containing MP3 files only and you Audio CD, or CD set [MODE (MP3, JPEG)] to [IMAGE (JPEG)] Playing time of the current track (page 51), the “NO IMAGE”...
  • Page 62 x When playing a DVD VIDEO or DVD- The DVD/Super Audio CD/CD text appears only when text is recorded in the disc. You • T **:**:** cannot change the text. If the disc does not Playing time of the current title contain text, “NO TEXT”...
  • Page 63 1 ( 8 ) 1 ( 2 0 ) DATA CD JPEG 01/ 01/ 2003 Date information * “Exchangeable Image File Format” is a digital camera image format defined by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA). • Date information is [YYYY/MM/DD]. YYYY: Year MM: Month DD: Day...
  • Page 64: Sound Adjustments

    x When playing a DVD VIDEO Depending on the DVD VIDEO, the choice Sound Adjustments of language varies. When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate a Changing the Sound language code. Refer to “Language Code List” (page 100) to see which language the code represents.
  • Page 65 x When playing a DATA CD (DivX video) or Note DATA DVD (DivX video) • While playing a Super VCD on which the audio track 2 is not recorded, no sound will come out when you Example: select [2:STEREO], [2:1/L], or [2:2/R]. MP3 audio •...
  • Page 66: Enjoying Surround Sound By Using Sound Field

    Sound field Display Enjoying Surround Sound GAME GAME by Using Sound Field SPORTS SPORTS MONO MOVIE MONO MOVIE NIGHT NIGHT 2 CHANNEL STEREO 2CH STEREO HEADPHONE THEATER HP THEATER You can take advantage of surround sound HEADPHONE 2CHANNEL HP 2CH simply by selecting one of system’s pre- STEREO programmed sound fields.
  • Page 67 Entertainment, Sony measured the sound movie theater. Cinema Studio EX is the environment of their studios and integrated the integrated mode which operates these data of the measurement and Sony’s own DSP elements simultaneously. (Digital Signal Processor) technology to develop “Digital Cinema Sound.” “Digital Note Cinema Sound”...
  • Page 68: Enjoying Tv Or Vcr Sound From All Speakers

    [SURROUND] in [SPEAKER SETUP] to Enjoying TV or VCR Sound [NONE] (page 87).) from All Speakers • When you select “MULTI ST.” or “REAR ST.,” “LINK” lights up in the front panel display. You can enjoy TV or VCR sound from all speakers of this system.
  • Page 69: Using The Sound Effect

    Press ENTER or AMP MENU. Using the Sound Effect The AMP menu turns off. Note • AUDIO DRC only applies to Dolby Digital sources. AMP MENU DSGX X/x/c ENTER Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies. Press DSGX. Bass frequencies are effectively reinforced. To turn off the sound effect Press DSGX again.
  • Page 70: Using Various Additional Functions

    Displaying the Subtitles Using Various Additional Functions Changing the Angles If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn the subtitles on or off while playing. If multilingual subtitles are recorded on the disc, If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are you can change the subtitle language while recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the playing, or turn the subtitles on or off whenever...
  • Page 71: Locking Discs

    Press X/x to select Locking Discs [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press ENTER. (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, The options for [PARENTAL CONTROL] PARENTAL CONTROL) appear. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO You can set 2 kinds of playback restrictions for 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 the desired disc.
  • Page 72 To turn off the Custom Parental Press X/x to select [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press Control function ENTER. Follow steps 1 through 3 of “Preventing The options for [PARENTAL CONTROL] playback of specific discs [CUSTOM appear. PARENTAL CONTROL].” Press X/x to select [OFF t], then press 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO...
  • Page 73: Custom Parental

    PARENTAL CONTROL PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: PG13 LEVEL: STANDARD: STANDARD: The lower the value, the stricter the Press X/x to select [STANDARD], then limitation. press ENTER. To turn off the Parental Control The selection items for [STANDARD] are function displayed. Set [LEVEL] to [OFF] in Step 8. To play a disc for which Parental PARENTAL CONTROL Control is set...
  • Page 74: Control

    Area Code To confirm your password, re-enter it using the number buttons, then press Standard Code Standard Code ENTER. number number If you make a mistake entering Argentina 2044 Malaysia 2363 your password Australia 2047 Mexico 2362 Press C before you press ENTER and input the Austria 2046 Netherlands 2376...
  • Page 75: Other Operations

    • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the the TV button code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) TV CH +/– while Select the TV channel. setting. Reset the appropriate code number.
  • Page 76: Using The Theatre Sync Function

    No input source Function (Default) VIDEO1 VIDEO2 THEATRE SYNC allows you to turn on your SONY TV and this system, changes the system VIDEO3 mode to “DVD,” and then switches the TV’s VIDEO4 input source you set with one button push. VIDEO5...
  • Page 77: Enjoying The Sound Of Other Components

    Note Enjoying the Sound of • This function is only for SONY TVs. (This function may not work on some SONY TVs.) Other Components • If distance between TV and this system is too far, this function may not work. Install the system near the •...
  • Page 78: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    To prevent this, you can change the output level Enjoying Multiplex of the sound from the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel. Broadcast Sound Press AMP MENU. (DUAL MONO) Press X/x repeatedly until “AUDIO ATT” appears in the front panel You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when display, then press ENTER or c.
  • Page 79: Enjoying The Radio

    Enjoying the Radio Press X/x to select the preset number you want. TUNER MENU FUNCTION Press ENTER. The station is stored. CLEAR C/X/x/c VOLUME +/– ENTER PRESET Repeat 1 to 7 to store other stations. –/+ To change the preset number TUNING –/+ Restart from Step 1.
  • Page 80: Naming Preset Stations

    Adjust the volume by pressing Create a name by using the cursor VOLUME +/–. buttons. Press X/x to select a character, then press c To turn off the radio to move the cursor to the next position. Press "/1. Letters, numbers, and other symbols can be input for a radio station name.
  • Page 81: 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 82: 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 83: Settings And Adjustments

    Press X/x to select [CUSTOM], then press ENTER. Settings and Adjustments The Setup Display appears. Using the Setup Display LANGUAGE SETUP ENGLISH OSD: ENGLISH MENU: By using the Setup Display, you can make AUDIO: ORIGINAL SUBTITLE: ENGLISH various adjustments to items such as picture and sound.
  • Page 84: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    Setting the Display or SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: 4:3 LETTER BOX Sound Track Language COLOR SYSTEM: AUTO SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE 4:3 OUTPUT: FULL [LANGUAGE SETUP] [LANGUAGE SETUP] allows you to set Selected setting various languages for the on-screen display or sound track.
  • Page 85: Settings For The Display

    [4:3 LETTER BOX] Settings for the Display [SCREEN SETUP] Choose settings according to the TV to be [4:3 PAN SCAN] connected. Select [SCREEN SETUP] in the Setup Display. To use the display, see “Using the Setup [16:9] Display” (page 83). The default settings are underlined.
  • Page 86: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [BACKGROUND] Custom Settings Selects the background color or picture on the TV screen in stop mode or while playing a Super [CUSTOM SETUP] Audio CD, CD, or DATA CD (MP3 audio). Use this to set up playback related and other [JACKET The jacket picture (still picture) settings.
  • Page 87: Settings For The Speakers

    selects PCM, DTS, Dolby Digital sound, and MPEG Settings for the Speakers audio tracks in this order. x [MULTI-DISC RESUME] (DVD VIDEO/ [SPEAKER SETUP] VIDEO CD only) Switches the Multi-disc Resume setting on or To obtain the best possible surround sound, set off.
  • Page 88 Position diagram 1.0 - 7.0 m/ 4 - 23 ft 0.0 - 7.0 m/ 0 - 23 ft [FRONT] [YES] Be sure to change the value in the Setup Display [CENTER] [YES]: Normally select this. when you move the speakers. [NONE]: Select this if no center speaker is used.
  • Page 89 Press X/x to select [SETUP], then press ENTER. Set this between –6 dB and 0 dB 0 dB in 1 dB increments. The options for [SETUP] appear. Set this between –6 dB and 0 dB Press X/x to select [CUSTOM], then 0 dB in 1 dB increments.
  • Page 90: Additional Information

    Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 91: Notes About The Discs

    Sony dealer. In the event of a problem of the surround amplifier, have a Sony dealer check other parts of the system together (system, IR transmitter, and IR receiver). • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or...
  • Page 92 this case, return the setting to interlace format (the The sound loses stereo effect when you play a default setting) (page 27). VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3. • Even if your TV is compatible with progressive • Set [AUDIO] to [STEREO] by pressing AUDIO format (525p/625p) signals, the image may be (page 64).
  • Page 93 • No stations have been preset or the preset stations • This system cannot play MP3 audio files recorded have been cleared (when tuning by scanning on DATA DVDs. preset stations). Preset the stations (page 79). The JPEG image file cannot be played. •...
  • Page 94 • The DVD prohibits changing the angles. A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. [Data error] appears on the TV screen when playing a DATA CD or DATA DVD.
  • Page 95: Self-diagnosis Function

    Super Audio CD/DVD system diagnosis function. Laser Semiconductor laser ,Contact your nearest Sony (Super Audio CD/DVD: λ dealer or local authorized Sony = 650 nm) service facility and give the 5- (CD: λ = 790 nm) character service number. Emission duration:...
  • Page 96 Intermediate frequency 10.7 MHz Mass (approx.) 3.4 kg AM tuner section Subwoofer Tuning range Middle Eastern models: 531 – 1,602 kHz (with the Speaker system Bass reflex, magnetically interval set at 9 kHz) shielded Other models: 531 – 1,602 kHz (with the Speaker unit 200 mm cone type interval set at 9 kHz)
  • Page 97: Glossary

    Dolby Pro Logic II these high-quality media would be transmitted Dolby Pro Logic II creates five full-bandwidth with no accompanying deterioration, Sony output channels from 2 channel sources. This is developed a technology called “Digital Infrared done using an advanced, high-purity matrix Audio Transmission”...
  • Page 98 there is discrete subwoofer channel in this Film based software, Video based software format. DTS provides the same 5.1 discrete channels of high quality digital audio. The good DVDs can be classified as Film based or Video channel separation is realized due to the all based software.
  • Page 99 lines appear sharper. This format is compatible with the 525 or 625 progressive format. Region Code This system is used to protect copyrights. A 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 100: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1245 Inupiak 1489 Russian 1028 Abkhazian 1248 Indonesian 1491 Kinyarwanda 1032 Afrikaans 1253 Icelandic 1495 Sanskrit 1039 Amharic 1254 Italian 1498...
  • Page 101: 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) (33, 40, 82) H FUNCTION (40) B Disc tray (40) I PHONES jack (40) C A (open/close) (40, 82) J VOLUME (40) D H (play) (40) (remote sensor) (13) E X (pause) (40)
  • Page 102 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up during PBC playback. F Current surround format (Except for (VIDEO CD only) (46) Super Audio CD) (65) B Lights up when the time information of G Current mode (DVD function only) a title or chapter appears in the front H Lights up during MULTI channel panel display.
  • Page 103: Rear Panel

  • Page 104 J CLEAR, - (36, 42, 75, 76) Remote K TOP MENU (44) L C/X/x/c/ENTER (33, 42, 66, 71, 77, 81, M O RETURN (46) REPLAY, STEP (40) O . PRESET –, TV CH – (36, 40, 75, 79) P m/ SLOW, TUNING –...
  • Page 105 Surround amplifier POWER/ON LINE POWER Front panel Rear panel SPEAKER DIR-R2 SURROUND L SURROUND R A POWER/ON LINE indicator (34) C DIR-R2 jack (15) B POWER (34) D SPEAKER jacks (15)
  • Page 106: 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 SCREEN SETUP 16:9 (Select the language you TV TYPE 4:3 LETTER want to use from the displayed language list.) 4:3 PAN SCAN...
  • Page 107: Amp Menu List

  • Page 108: Index

    Index Numerics Display Listening to TV sound 68 Setup Display 83 Locating 16:9 85 DISTANCE 88 a specific point by watching 4:3 LETTER BOX 85 DivX® 53, 87, 97 the TV screen 56 4:3 OUTPUT 86 DOLBY DIGITAL 64 4:3 PAN SCAN 85 Dolby Digital 97 5.1 Channel Surround 65 Dolby Pro Logic II 97...
  • Page 109 S VIDEO 26 Scan 56 SCENE 57 Scene 99 SCREEN SAVER 85 SCREEN SETUP 85 Searching 56 SETUP 83 Setup Display 83, 106 Shuffle Play 43 SIZE 87 SLEEP 81 Slide show 51 Slow-motion play 56 Sound Field 66 SPEAKER SETUP 87 Speaker setup 38 Speaker System Hookup 15 SUBTITLE 70, 84...
  • Page 112 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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