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  • Page 1: Sound Bar

    Sound Bar Operating Instructions HT-MT300/MT301...
  • Page 2 This product has been manufactured by on the appliance. or on behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 The unit is not disconnected from the Japan. Inquiries related to product...
  • Page 3 Disposal of Old the battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. Electrical & By ensuring these batteries are Electronic disposed of correctly, you will help Equipment prevent potentially negative (Applicable in the consequences for the environment and European Union human health which could otherwise be and other caused by inappropriate waste handling...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Using the Various Functions Table of Contents Activating Wireless Transmission Between Specific Units (SECURE LINK) ......23 Startup Guide Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound  Basic Setup (separate (AUDIO) ......... 24 document) Saving Power Consumption ..24 About these operating Optimizing the Subwoofer Sound instructions ......
  • Page 5: What's In The Box

    • AC adapter (1) What’s in the Box • Bar Speaker (1) • AC power cord (mains lead) (1) – U.K./Ireland models • Subwoofer (1) – Australia/New Zealand models • Speaker pad for the subwoofer (4) • Remote control (1) •...
  • Page 6: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls Details are omitted from the illustrations. Bar Speaker (Main Unit) Front  Remote control sensor   (power) button Point the remote control at the Turns on the system or sets it to remote control sensor to operate standby mode.
  • Page 7 About the indicators on the main unit Lighting and flashing of the indicator(s) on the main unit indicate the input or status of the input device. Indicators Status • Lights: TV input is selected. • Flashes once: While changing the volume/subwoofer volume. •...
  • Page 8 Indicators Status • Flashes twice: The audio channel is set to Main/Sub (page 24). • Flash three times: The volume/subwoofer volume level is set to maximum/minimum. • Flash repeatedly: The sound is muted. • Flash for 10 seconds and the system is turned off: The protection feature is activated (page 30).
  • Page 9 Rear  (USB) port (page 14)  ANALOG IN jack  TV IN (OPTICAL) jack  DC IN jack...
  • Page 10 Subwoofer   (power) button Turns on the subwoofer or sets it to standby mode.  Power indicator – Lights in red: The subwoofer is in standby mode – Lights in green: The subwoofer is connected to the system – Lights in orange: The subwoofer is connected to the system with the Secure Link function –...
  • Page 11 Remote Control  TV (page 13) Some buttons function differently depending on how long the button is Selects the TV connected to the pressed. The icons below indicate how TV IN (OPTICAL) jack for output long to press the button. sound.
  • Page 12  AUDIO* : Selects the audio channel for Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast. (page 24) : Turns on/off the Dolby DRC function. (page 17)  VOICE : Turns on/off the voice mode. (page 17) : Turns on/off the sofa mode. (page 25) ...
  • Page 13: Listening To The Sound

    TV that is connected to the TV IN Listening to the Sound (OPTICAL) jack ANALOG Listening to a TV and TV that is connected to the ANALOG IN jack Other Devices BLUETOOTH BLUETOOTH device that supports A2DP For details, see “Listening to Music/ Sound with the BLUETOOTH Function”...
  • Page 14: Listening To Music On A Usb Device

    Press – + to switch between Listening to Music on a previous and next folder to be played. USB Device You can go to the beginning of the previous or next file by using / You can play music files stored on a ...
  • Page 15 File system Playback order of the folder and music file FAT32 Recorded date and time order (old to new) NTFS Folder or file name order You can select the playback method by using SongPal (page 21).
  • Page 16: Selecting The Sound Effect

    Press NIGHT to set the function to on MOVIE/MUSIC repeatedly. or off. CLEAR AUDIO+ Night mode on You can enjoy the sound with Sony- The MOVIE and MUSIC indicators flash twice. recommended sound field. Sound field is Night mode off automatically optimized according to playback content and function.
  • Page 17: Making Dialogues Clearer (voice)

    Making Dialogues Making Sound with Low Clearer (VOICE) Volume Easy to Hear by Compressing Dynamic You can make dialogs clearer by setting Range the voice mode to on. This function works only when playing the Dolby Digital signal of the device that is connected to the TV IN (OPTICAL) jack.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Volume Of The Subwoofer

    Adjusting the Volume of the Subwoofer The subwoofer is designed for playback of bass or low frequency sound. SW  +/– Press SW (subwoofer volume)  +/– to adjust the volume of the subwoofer. Note When the input source does not contain much bass sound, such as in TV programs, the bass sound from the subwoofer may be difficult to hear.
  • Page 19: Listening To Music/sound With The Bluetooth Function

    You can check the connection status of the BLUETOOTH function by checking the BLUETOOTH BLUETOOTH indicator status (page 7). PAIRING BLUETOOTH indicator Turn on the BLUETOOTH function, and then select “HT-MT300/301” after searching for it on the mobile device. If a Passkey is requested, enter “0000.”...
  • Page 20 Listening to Music from the Connecting to a Mobile Paired Mobile Device Device by One-Touch Function (NFC) By holding an NFC-compatible mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet near the N mark on the main unit, the system is turned on automatically, then pairing and BLUETOOTH connection are BLUETOOTH performed automatically.
  • Page 21: Listening To Music On The Mobile Device With Songpal

    SongPal Sound is output from the system. SongPal is an application for controlling Adjust the volume. compatible Sony audio devices using • Adjust the volume by pressing  the mobile device such as a smartphone +/– on the remote control.
  • Page 22: Turning The System On By Operating The Bluetooth Device

    Using SongPal Turning the System On by Operating the Install the free SongPal app to the mobile device. BLUETOOTH Device Search for SongPal at Google Play or the App Store and install it onto When the system has pairing your mobile device. information, you can turn the system on Connect the system and mobile and listen to music from a BLUETOOTH...
  • Page 23: Using The Various Functions

    Using the Various Functions Activating Wireless Transmission Between Specific Units (SECURE CLEAR AUDIO+ LINK) You can specify the wireless connection to link the main unit to the subwoofer Press SECURE LINK on the rear of using the Secure Link function. This the subwoofer.
  • Page 24: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound (audio)

    Enjoying Multiplex Saving Power Broadcast Sound (AUDIO) Consumption You can enjoy multiplex broadcast To use the system while saving power sound when the system receives a consumption, change the following Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast signal. settings. Turn the System Off by Detecting the Using State When you set the auto standby function AUDIO...
  • Page 25: Optimizing The Subwoofer Sound When Installing Under A Sofa

    Saving Power in Standby Optimizing the Mode Subwoofer Sound When To save power consumption during the Installing under a Sofa standby mode, set the BLUETOOTH standby mode to off (page 22). You can optimize the sound of the The default setting is on. subwoofer that is installed under a sofa by setting the sofa mode to on.
  • Page 26: Setting The Attenuation Function For The Analog In And Tv In (optical) Jacks

    Setting the Attenuation Function for the ANALOG IN and TV IN (OPTICAL) Jacks Distortion may occur when you listen to a device connected to the ANALOG IN and TV IN (OPTICAL) jacks. You can prevent distortion by attenuating the input level on the system. ANALOG Hold down ANALOG for 5 seconds to set the function to on or off.
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    When you playback unsupported repairs. Should any problem persist, format, set the digital audio out consult your nearest Sony dealer. setting of the TV (BRAVIA) to “PCM.” Be sure to bring both your main unit and For details, refer to the operating subwoofer, even if it seems as though instructions of your TV.
  • Page 28: Usb Device Connection

     To play multi channel audio, check input source does not contain much the digital audio output setting on of bass sound, as is the case with the device connected to the system. most TV programs, the bass sound For details, refer to the operating may not be audible.
  • Page 29  Remove any obstacle between this Mobile Device Connection system and the BLUETOOTH device or move this system away from the BLUETOOTH connection cannot be obstacle. completed.  Reposition the connected  Make sure that the BLUETOOTH BLUETOOTH device.  Switch the wireless LAN frequency of indicator on the main unit is lit (page 6).
  • Page 30: Resetting The System

    Others Resetting the System All indicators on the main unit flash If the system still does not operate for 10 seconds and the system is properly, reset the system as follows. turned off.  The protection feature is activated. Press and hold  and – on the Disconnect the AC power cord (mains main unit for more than 5 lead) and check the items below.
  • Page 31: Additional Information

    cordless phone use, reception sensitivity, the operating system, software applications, etc. Additional Information BLUETOOTH standard profiles indicate the purpose of BLUETOOTH Specifications communication between devices. Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format Abbreviation for Subband Codec Bar Speaker (SA-MT300, Front L/Front R speaker block section SA-MT301) Speaker system Full range speaker system, Acoustic...
  • Page 32 Subwoofer (SA-WMT300, SA-WMT301) POWER OUTPUT (reference) 50 W (at 4 ohms, 100 Hz) Speaker system Subwoofer speaker system, Bass reflex Speaker 120 mm cone type Power requirements 220 V - 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz Power consumption On: 20 W Standby mode: 0.5 W or less Dimensions* (approx.) (w/h/d) 95 mm ×...
  • Page 33: Playable Types Of Files

    Playable Types of Files Supported Input Audio Formats Codec Extension Audio formats supported by this system MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio .mp3 Layer III) are as follows. • Dolby Digital WMA9 Standard .wma • Linear PCM 2ch LPCM .wav Notes • Some files may not play depending on the file format, the file encoding, or the recording condition.
  • Page 34: On Bluetooth Communication

    BLUETOOTH other obstruction is between the technology. devices with a BLUETOOTH • Sony cannot be held liable in any way connection for damages or other loss resulting – Locations where a wireless LAN is from information leaks during...
  • Page 35: Precautions

    If you have any question or problem • Place the system in a location with concerning your system, please consult adequate ventilation to prevent heat your nearest Sony dealer. buildup and prolong the life of the system. • Do not place the system near heat...
  • Page 36 Bluetooth All other trademarks are trademarks of SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony their respective owners. Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Page 40 ©2017 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia 4-688-010-22(1)

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