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Sony MHC-V44D Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
Getting Started
Disc/USB Playback
USB Transfer
Sound Adjustment
Other Operations
Additional Information


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  • Page 1 HOME AUDIO Getting Started SYSTEM Disc/USB Playback USB Transfer Operating Instructions Tuner BLUETOOTH Sound Adjustment Other Operations Additional Information MHC-V44D...
  • Page 2 CAUTION WARNING The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation opening of the appliance with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. Do not expose the appliance to naked flame sources (for example, lighted candles).
  • Page 3 Emirates applicable to equipment sold in countries applying EU Directives. This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries related to product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be...
  • Page 4 HDMI Licensing LLC in COMPLIANCE WITH THE MPEG-4 the United States and other VISUAL STANDARD (“MPEG-4 countries. VIDEO”)  “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony AND/OR Corporation. (ii) DECODING MPEG-4 VIDEO THAT  LDAC™ and LDAC logo are WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 5: About This Manual

     All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. In this manual, ™ and  marks are  not specified. About this manual  This manual mainly explains operations using the remote control, but the same operations can also be performed using the buttons on the unit having the same or similar names.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About this manual....5 BLUETOOTH Unpacking......... 8 About the BLUETOOTH Playable discs/files on Discs/ wireless technology ....32 USB device ........ 8 Pairing this system with a Websites for compatible BLUETOOTH device ....32 devices........10 Playing music from a Guide to parts and controls ..
  • Page 7 Other Operations Using the Control for HDMI function ........39 Using the Party Chain function ........40 Singing along: Karaoke ..42 Enjoying the Party Light ..43 Using the Sleep Timer ....43 Using optional equipment ..43 Deactivating the buttons on the unit (Child Lock)....44 Setting the automatic standby function....
  • Page 8: In The Box

    Notes Unpacking  The discs must be in the following format:  Remote control (1)  CD-ROM/-R/-RW in DATA CD format  R03 (size AAA) batteries (2) 1)2) 2)5) that contains the MP3 , MPEG4  FM lead antenna (1) and Xvid files, and conforms to ISO ...
  • Page 9  DVD Audio Notes on CD-R/-RW and  DATA CD/DATA DVD that is created DVD-R/-RW/+R/+RW in Packet Write format  In some cases, a CD-R/-RW and  DVD-RAM DVD-R/-RW/+R/+RW cannot be  DATA CD/DATA DVD which has not played back on this system due to been correctly finalized the recording quality or physical ...
  • Page 10: Websites For Compatible Devices

    The playback order may not be BLUETOOTH devices. applicable depending on the software used for creating the audio For customers in Latin America: file or video file. <>  Compatibility with all MP3/WMA/ For customers in Europe and Russia: AAC/WAV/MPEG4/Xvid encoding/ <>...
  • Page 11: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to parts and controls Top panel * When pressing these buttons, press on the printings on the buttons. Note The  and MIC LEVEL + buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the system.
  • Page 12: Front Panel Overview

     SOUND FIELD (page 37) Front panel MEGA BASS (page 37) FIESTA (page 37) Selects fiesta sound effect. FIESTA indicator (page 37) FOOTBALL (page 37)  REC TO USB Transfers music to the USB device which is connected to the (USB) port.
  • Page 13: Disc Tray

     BLUETOOTH Remote control Press to select BLUETOOTH function. PAIRING Hold down to activate BLUETOOTH pairing during BLUETOOTH function. BLUETOOTH indicator (page 32) FUNCTION Selects a function. FLANGER, ISOLATOR, SAMPLER, DJ OFF (page 38) VOLUME/DJ CONTROL Adjusts the volume.** Adjusts the FLANGER and ISOLATOR effect or outputs the SAMPLER sound effect continuously (page 38).
  • Page 14: Numeric Buttons

    REPEAT/FM MODE (page 22, 31) SHIFT Hold down to activate the buttons  SOUND FIELD buttons: MUSIC, printed in pink. VIDEO, FOOTBALL (page 37)  +/–  Numeric buttons Adjusts the volume. Selects a track, chapter or file.  / (rewind/fast forward) Tunes or presets a radio station.
  • Page 15: Getting Started

    Getting Started Hooking up the system securely To wall outlet  VIDEO OUT jack  AUDIO/PARTY CHAIN OUT L/R jacks Use a video cable (not supplied) to  Connect to the audio input jacks of connect to the video input jack of a TV or projector (page 16).
  • Page 16: Connecting The Tv

     FM ANTENNA Find a location and an orientation that provide good reception when you set up the antenna. Keep the antenna away from the AC power cord (mains lead) and the USB cable to avoid picking up noise. Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally ...
  • Page 17: Inserting Batteries

    To listen to TV sound via the system If you do not connect the system to the TV’s HDMI IN (ARC) jack, make this connection.  Audio cable (not supplied) To listen to TV sound, press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly to select “TV”. Notes ...
  • Page 18: Performing Quick Setup

    Note Performing QUICK setup The guide message appears when you turn on the system for the first time or Before using the system, you can make after performing “RESET” (page 52). the minimum basic adjustments in QUICK setup. Changing the color Turn on your TV and select the input according to the connection.
  • Page 19: Disc/usb Playback

    Press  to start playback. Disc/USB Playback Press Basic playback  Stop playback  Pause playback  Resume playback or return to normal Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly to playback select “DVD/CD” or “USB”.  twice Cancel the resume point For DVD/CD function: ...
  • Page 20: Other Playback Operations

    Searching a specific title/ Other playback chapter/scene/track/index operations Depending on the type of disc or file, Press SEARCH repeatedly during the function may not work. playback to select the search mode. Press Hold down SHIFT, then press the View DVD menu DVD/TUNER MENU numeric buttons to enter the title, View Folder List or...
  • Page 21: Changing The Angles

    SUPER VIDEO CD Changing the angles  [1:STEREO]: The stereo sound of audio track 1.  [1:1/L]/[1:2/R]: The monaural sound of the left or right channel of audio Press ANGLE repeatedly during track 1. playback to select the angle you ...
  • Page 22: Playing In Random Order

    Multi-disc resume play Playing in random order (Shuffle Play) This system can store playback resume points for up to 6 discs and resumes When playback is stopped, press playback when you insert the same PLAY MODE repeatedly. disc again. If you store a playback ...
  • Page 23: Restricting Playback Of The Disc (parental Control)

     [CHAPTER]: repeats the current Enter or re-enter your 4-digit chapter (DVD VIDEO only). password using the numeric  [TRACK]: repeats the current track. buttons, then press  [FILE]: repeats the current video file. Press repeatedly to select To cancel Repeat Play [STANDARD], then press Press REPEAT repeatedly to select Press...
  • Page 24: Viewing Information Of A Disc And Usb Device

    If you forget your password If an audio file has an ID3 tag, the system will display an album name/title Remove the disc and repeat steps 1 to name/artist name from the ID3 tag 3 of “Restricting playback of the disc” information.
  • Page 25: Using The Setup Menu

    [MENU] Using the Setup Menu Selects the language for the DVD You can make various adjustments to menu. items such as picture and sound. Displayed items vary depending on the [AUDIO] country or region. Note Switches the language of the sound track.
  • Page 26: Setting The Audio

    [4:3 LETTER BOX]: Selects this when [AUTO]: Outputs the video signal you connect a 4:3 screen TV without a according to the color system of the wide mode function. This setting disc. Select this setting if your TV uses displays a wide picture with black a DUAL system.
  • Page 27: Setting The System

    [BLACK]: The background color is [TRACK SELECTION] black. [PARENTAL CONTROL] [OFF]: Off. Sets the playback restrictions. For [AUTO]: Gives priority to the sound details, see “Restricting playback of track which contains the highest the disc” (page 23). number of channels when you play back a DVD VIDEO on which multiple [MULTI-DISC RESUME] audio formats (PCM, MPEG, or Dolby...
  • Page 28: Usb Transfer

    [AUDIO(HDMI)] USB Transfer [AUTO]: Outputs audio signals in original format from HDMI OUT (TV) Transferring music jack. [PCM]: Outputs 2-channel Linear PCM You can transfer music from a disc signals from HDMI OUT (TV) jack. (AUDIO CD or MP3 disc only) to a USB [CONTROL FOR HDMI] device connected to the (USB) port.
  • Page 29: Transferring Music From A Disc

    When the transfer is completed Transferring music from a The disc stops automatically (for disc Synchronized Transfer) or continues to play (for REC1 Transfer). You can transfer music to a USB device connected to (USB) port as follows: To stop transfer ...
  • Page 30 Press repeatedly to select a Folder and file generation folder, then press rules Press repeatedly to select Maximum number of MP3 files the audio file you want to erase, that can be generated then press  298 folders Select [ALL TRACKS] to select all ...
  • Page 31: Tuner

    Presetting radio stations Tuner You can store up to 20 FM stations as Listening to the radio your favorite stations. Tune to the station you want. Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly to select “TUNER FM”. Press DVD/TUNER MENU. Select the radio station. Press repeatedly to select For automatic tuning:...
  • Page 32: Bluetooth

    BLUETOOTH connection Lights up For details, refer to the operating is established instructions of your BLUETOOTH device. Select “MHC-V44D” on the device’s display. Perform this step within 5 minutes, otherwise pairing will be canceled. In this case, repeat from step 1.
  • Page 33: Playing Music From A Bluetooth Device

    Hold down ENTER and – for Note about 3 seconds. If passkey is required on the “BT HIST CLEAR” appears in the BLUETOOTH device, enter “0000”. display panel and all the pairing “Passkey” may be called “Passcode”, information is erased. “PIN code”, “PIN number”, or “Password”.
  • Page 34: One Touch Bluetooth Connection By Nfc

    Notes Adjust the volume.  The system only can recognizes and Adjust the volume of the connects to one NFC-compatible BLUETOOTH device first, if the smartphone at a time. If you try to volume level is still too low, adjust connect another NFC-compatible the volume level on the system.
  • Page 35: Setting The Bluetooth Audio Codecs

    If pairing and the BLUETOOTH connection LDAC is an audio coding technology fail, do the following. developed by Sony that enables the  Remove the case from the smartphone transmission of High-Resolution (Hi-Res) if using a commercially available Audio content, even over a BLUETOOTH smartphone case.
  • Page 36: Setting The Bluetooth Signal

    Setting the BLUETOOTH Using “SongPal” via signal BLUETOOTH You can connect to the system from a About App paired BLUETOOTH device in all A dedicated App for this model is functions when BLUETOOTH signal is available on both Google Play and App set to on.
  • Page 37: Sound Adjustment

    To cancel the Virtual Football Sound Adjustment mode Press MUSIC repeatedly to select Adjusting the sound “FLAT”. Notes Do this  We recommend you to select the Reinforce the Press MEGA BASS on the football mode when watching a football bass and create a unit repeatedly to select match broadcast.
  • Page 38: Creating A Party Atmosphere (dj Effect)

    Notes Creating a party  The DJ EFFECT is automatically turned off atmosphere when you:  turn off the system. (DJ EFFECT)  change the function.  activate or deactivate the PARTY CHAIN function. Use the buttons on the unit to perform ...
  • Page 39: Other Operations

    TV. Note Notes These functions may work with devices other than those manufactured by Sony,  The system’s volume level is displayed but operation is not guaranteed. on the TV screen depending on the TV. It may differ from the volume level on the display panel.
  • Page 40: Using The Party Chain Function

    Note Using the Party Chain If the TV is not compatible with Audio function Return Channel, an audio cable (not supplied) needs to be connected (page 17). You can connect multiple audio systems in a chain to create a more One-Touch Play function interesting party environment and to When you play content on the system,...
  • Page 41: Enjoying Party Chain

     The last system must be connected Enjoying the Party Chain to the first system.  Any system can become a Party Host. Use the buttons on the unit to perform  You can select a new Party Host this operation. when Party Chain function is activated.
  • Page 42: Singing Along: Karaoke

    To select a new Party Host Singing along: Karaoke Repeat step 3 of “Enjoying the Party Chain” on the system which you want it to be a new Party Host. Preparing for karaoke The current Party Host will become Party Guest automatically. All systems Press MIC LEVEL –...
  • Page 43: Enjoying The Party Light

    Changing the key (Key Using the Sleep Timer Control) The system turns off automatically Press KEY CONTROL / to suit your after the preset time. vocal range. Press SLEEP repeatedly. To cancel Sleep Timer, press SLEEP Checking your score repeatedly to select “OFF”. Your score is calculated from a scale of 0 to 99 by comparing your voice with To check the remaining time before the...
  • Page 44: Deactivating The Buttons On The Unit (child Lock)

    To cancel, hold down  on the unit for For customers in Latin America: more than 5 seconds until “CHILD LOCK <> OFF” appears in the display panel. For customers in Europe and Russia: Notes <>...
  • Page 45: Additional Information

    (mains lead) again and  Make sure the microphone is turn on the system. If the issue connected to the MIC1 or MIC2 jack persists, consult your nearest Sony on the unit correctly. dealer.  Make sure the microphone is turned...
  • Page 46 “LOCKED” appears in the display wall outlet. panel.  Install a noise filter (commercially  Consult your nearest Sony dealer or available) to the AC power cord local authorized Sony service facility. (mains lead). The disc tray does not close. ...
  • Page 47  You cannot perform some functions Turn off the system and remove the such as Stop, Lock Search, Slow- USB device. If the USB device has a motion Play, Repeat Play, or Shuffle power switch, turn the USB device off Play.
  • Page 48  If you use a partitioned USB device, the USB device. If this display pattern only files on the first partition can be persists, contact your nearest Sony played back. dealer. * This system supports FAT16 and FAT32, Erroneous display.
  • Page 49 Picture The language for the sound track cannot be changed.  Multilingual tracks are not recorded There is no picture. on the DVD VIDEO being played back.  Check that the system is connected  The DVD VIDEO prohibits changing securely.
  • Page 50  The BLUETOOTH device cannot Turn down the volume of the detect the system, or “BT OFF” connected BLUETOOTH device. appears in the display panel. The sound from “Voice Playback” in  Set the BLUETOOTH signal to “BT ON” “Fiestable” application does not (page 36).
  • Page 51 The system does not turn off even The sound is output from both the when the TV is turned off. system and the TV.   Check the setting of [HDMI SETUP] – Mute the sound of the system or the [STANDBY LINKED TO TV] (page 28).
  • Page 52 (except for SETUP settings). performed the self- diagnosis function.  To return the SETUP settings to Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local the default authorized Sony service You can return the SETUP settings facility and give the (except for PARENTAL CONTROL 5-character service settings) to the default settings.
  • Page 53 NoDEVICE Messages No USB device is connected or unsupported device is connected. One of the following messages may NO DISC appear or flash in the display panel There is no disc on the disc tray. during operation. NO MUSIC CANNOT PLAY MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV data does not ...
  • Page 54: Precautions

    On placement Precautions  Do not place the system in an inclined position or in locations that are extremely hot, cold, dusty, dirty, or When carrying the unit humid or lacking adequate ventilation, Perform the following procedure to or subject to vibration, direct sunlight or protect the disc mechanism.
  • Page 55 BLUETOOTH technology. connection.   Locations where a wireless LAN is Sony cannot be held liable in any way for damages or other loss resulting from installed.  Around microwave ovens that are in information leaks during communication using BLUETOOTH use.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    USB section Specifications Supported bit rate WMA: 48 kbps – 192 kbps, VBR, CBR Amplifier section AAC: 48 kbps – 320 kbps, VBR, CBR WAV: 16 bit The following are measured at Sampling frequencies AC 120 V – 240 V, 50/60 Hz WMA: 44.1 kHz Power Output (rated) AAC: 44.1 kHz...
  • Page 57 General * This output is the value measurement at a distance of Power requirements 200 mm from the objective lens AC 120 V – 240 V, 50/60 Hz surface on the Optical Pick-up Power consumption Block with 7 mm aperture. 120 W Frequency response Power consumption (at the Power Saving...
  • Page 58: 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 1186 Scots Gaelic 1350 Malayalam 1513 Siswati 1028 Abkhazian 1194 Galician 1352 Mongolian 1514 Sesotho 1032 Afrikaans 1196 Guarani 1353...
  • Page 59 Parental Control area code list Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Area 2044 Argentina 2165 Finland 2362 Mexico 2149 Spain 2047 Australia 2174 France 2376 Netherlands 2499 Sweden 2046 Austria 2109 Germany 2390 New Zealand 2086 Switzerland 2057 Belgium 2248 India 2379...
  • Page 60: Index

    Index A/V SYNC 27 MEDIA MODE 19 Update 44 AAC file 8 MEGA BASS 37 USB devices 10, 19, 29 Angles 21 MENU 25 USB Transfer 28 AUDIO 25 MP3 file 8 Bit rate 28 AUDIO DRC 26 MPEG4 file 8 Erasing 30 AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL MULTI-DISC RESUME 22, 27...
  • Page 64 4-584-073-12(1) ©2016 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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    My system is hanging problem please arrange to send the
  • wyne mortel Nov 23, 2019 11:55:
    the flanger is always on even i off it
    i can't listen my song nicely
    how to fix it....i do reset the system also but still not good