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  • Page 2 Refer servicing to qualified consult your nearest Sony dealer. • To prevent fire or shock hazards, do not place personnel only. vases on the receiver. On power sources •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF CONTENTS About This Manual The instructions in this manual are for models STR-DE475 and STR-K402. Check your model number by Hooking Up the Components 4 looking at the lower right corner of the front panel. Unpacking 4 About area codes...
  • Page 4: Hooking Up The Components

    Hooking Up Unpacking Check that you received the following items with the receiver: Components • FM wire antenna (1) • AM loop antenna (1) • R6 (size-AA) batteries (2) • Remote Commander (remote) (1) This chapter describes how to connect Inserting batteries into the remote various audio and video components Insert R6 (size-AA) batteries with the + and –...
  • Page 5: Antenna Hookups

    Antenna Hookups AM loop antenna (supplied) FM wire antenna (supplied) Ω VOLTAGE SELECTOR VOLTAGE SELECTOR COAXIAL MONITOR 120V 240V 220V DIGITAL DIGITAL TV/SAT DVD/LD VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN SPEAKERS SPEAKERS IMPEDANCE USE 8 – 16Ω IMPEDANCE USE 8 –...
  • Page 6: Audio Component Hookups

    Audio Component Hookups Required cords Audio cords (not supplied) MD/TAPE deck When connecting a cord, be sure to match the color-coded pins to the appropriate jacks on the components. INPUT OUTPUT LINE LINE White (L) White (L) Red (R) Red (R) Ω...
  • Page 7: Video Component Hookups

    Video Component Hookups Required cords Audio/video cords (not supplied) When connecting a cord, be sure to match the color-coded pins to the appropriate jacks on the components. Yellow (video) Yellow (video) White (L/audio) White (L/audio) Red (R/audio) Red (R/audio) TV monitor TV or satellite tuner DVD or LD player INPUT...
  • Page 8: Digital Component Hookups

    LD player with an RF OUT jack via an RF demodulator, Audio/video cords (not supplied) such as the Sony MOD-RF1 (not supplied). When connecting a cord, be sure to match the color-coded pins to the appropriate jacks on the components.
  • Page 9: Multi Ch In Hookups

    MULTI CH IN Hookups Although this receiver incorporates a multi channel Required cords decoder, it is also equipped with MULTI CH IN jacks. Audio cords (not supplied) These connections allow you to enjoy multichannel Two for the MULTI CH IN FRONT and SURROUND jacks software encoded in formats other than Dolby Digital and DTS.
  • Page 10: Other Hookups

    Other Hookups VOLTAGE SELECTOR* Ω VOLTAGE SELECTOR VOLTAGE SELECTOR COAXIAL MONITOR 120V 240V 220V DIGITAL DIGITAL TV/SAT DVD/LD VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN SPEAKERS SPEAKERS IMPEDANCE USE 8 – 16Ω IMPEDANCE USE 8 – 16Ω SURROUND CENTER FRONT...
  • Page 11: Hooking Up And Setting Up The Speaker System

    Hooking Up SET UP MENU +/– and Setting Up VIDEO DVD/LD TV/SAT MULTI CHANNEL DECODING ? / 1 MD/TAPE TUNER MULTI CH IN INPUT MODE MASTER VOLUME DISPLAY SET UP NAME – TREBLE the Speaker DIMMER PRESET – – TUNING –...
  • Page 12: Speaker System Hookup

    Speaker System Hookup Required cords Speaker cords (not supplied) One for each front, surround, and center speaker Front speaker (R) Front speaker (L) (–) (–) Monaural audio cord (not supplied) One for an active woofer Black Black Ω VOLTAGE SELECTOR VOLTAGE SELECTOR COAXIAL MONITOR...
  • Page 13 After connecting all the components, speakers, To avoid short-circuiting the speakers and AC power cord, output a test tone to check Shor t-cir cuiting of the speakers may damage the r eceiver . that all the speakers are connected correctly. For T o pr event this, make sur e to take the following details on outputting a test tone, see page 18.
  • Page 14: Performing Initial Setup Operations

    Performing Initial Setup Operations Once you have hooked up the speakers and turned on the Performing initial setup operations power , clear the r eceiver ’s memor y. Then specify the Befor e you use your r eceiver for the first time, use the SET speaker parameters (size, position, etc.) and perform any UP button to adjust settings to cor respond to your system.
  • Page 15: Multi Channel Surround Setup

    90° not obtain the correct soundstage. The speaker may also be damaged at high volume position. For STR-DE475, the speaker size and sub woofer selection has been preset to NORM. SP. 20° The following speaker size setup is applicable for NORM. SP.
  • Page 16 Multi Channel Surround Setup x Front speaker size ( About speaker sizes (LARGE and SMALL) Internally, the LARGE and SMALL settings for each speaker Initial setting : LARGE determine whether or not the internal sound processor will cut • If you connect lar ge speakers that will ef fectively the bass signal from that channel.
  • Page 17 x Surround speaker height ( x Sub woofer selection Initial setting : HGT . LOW Initial setting : S.W. YES This parameter lets you specify the height of your • If you connect a sub woofer , select “S.W . YES”. sur round speakers for pr oper implementation of the •...
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Speaker Volume

    Multi Channel Surround Setup About speaker distances Adjusting the speaker volume This receiver allows you to input the speaker position in terms of Use the r emote while seated in your listening position to distance. However, it is not possible to set the center speaker adjust the volume of each speaker farther away than the front speakers.
  • Page 19: Before You Use Your Receiver

    Before You Use Your Receiver Notes Checking the connections • The front balance, surround balance, center level, and surround After connecting all of your components to the r eceiver , level are shown in the display during adjustment. do the following to verify that the connections wer e made •...
  • Page 20 Before You Use Your Receiver There’s no sound from a specific component. , Check that the component is connected cor rectly to the audio input jacks for that component. , Check that the cor d(s) used for the connection is (ar e) fully inser ted into the jacks on both the receiver and the component.
  • Page 21: Location Of Parts And Basic Operations

    Location of Front Panel Parts Descriptions Parts and Basic Operations This chapter provides information about the locations and functions of the buttons and controls on the front panel. It also explains basic operations. 1 ? / 1 s w i t c h Press to tur n the r eceiver on and of t o n b u t...
  • Page 22 Front Panel Parts Description VIDEO DVD/LD TV/SAT MULTI CHANNEL DECODING ? / 1 MD/TAPE TUNER MULTI CH IN INPUT MODE MASTER VOLUME DISPLAY SET UP NAME – TREBLE DIMMER PRESET – – – TUNING TUNING SOUND CONTROL LEVEL SURR MENU SOUND FIELD MEMORY SHIFT...
  • Page 23 r o l qd M A S T E c o n t V O L U M E qa I N P U T b u t t M O D E Press to select the input mode for your digital After tur ning on the component you selected, r otate to adjust the volume.
  • Page 24: Enjoying Surround Sound

    The virtual sound modes contain compelling applications You can enjoy multi channel surround of the Sony Digital Cinema Sound digital signal when playing back software encoded processing technology . They shift the sound away fr with Dolby Digital or DTS.
  • Page 25: Selecting A Sound Field

    Selecting a Sound Field MENU buttons TREBLE +/– You can enjoy sur round sound simply by selecting one of SURR the pr e-pr ogrammed sound fields accor ding to the program you want to listen to. MULTI CHANNEL DECODING VIDEO DVD/LD TV/SAT Press MODE.
  • Page 26 Software with two channel audio signals, is decoded with Dolby Pro Logic to create surround effects. STUDIO A Reproduces the sound characteristics of Sony Pictures This is a standard mode, great for (CINEMA STUDIO A) Entertainment’s classic editing studio.
  • Page 27 Sound field information Sound field Effect Notes HALL Reproduces the acoustics of a rectangular concert hall. Ideal for soft acoustic sounds. JAZZ Reproduces the acoustics of a jazz club. (JAZZ CLUB) L. HOUSE Reproduces the acoustics of a 300-seat live house. Great for rock or pop music.
  • Page 28: Understanding The Multi-channel Surround Displays

    Understanding the Multi-Channel Surround Displays PRO LOGIC MONO DIGITAL STEREO MEMORY SP. OFF COAX D.RANGE L F E SL S SR 7 OPT 1 ; DIGITAL Lights up when the sour ce signal is a digital signal This indicator lights up when the r eceiver is decoding signals r ecor ded in the Dolby Digital for mat.
  • Page 29 Source sound displays The letters (L, C, R, etc.) indicate the source sound. The box around the letters varies to show how the receiver downmixes the source sound (based on the speakers settings). When using music sound modes such as HALL or JAZZ CLUB, the receiver adds reverberation based on the source sound.
  • Page 30: Customizing Sound Fields

    Customizing Sound Fields Wall type By adjusting the sur round parameters and the tone characteristics of the fr ont speakers, you can customize Initial setting : W ALL MID the sound fields to suit your particular listening situation. When sound is r eflected of f soft material, such as a cur tain, the high fr equency elements ar e r educed.
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Level Parameters

    *Sub woofer level Adjusting the level parameters Initial setting : S. W . 0 dB The LEVEL menu contains parameters that let you adjust Lets you adjust the level of the sub woofer the balance and speaker volumes of each speaker .
  • Page 32 Customizing Sound Fields Dynamic range compressor ( D. RANGE Initial setting : COMP . OFF Adjusting the bass/treble Lets you compr ess the dynamic range of the sound track. This may be useful when you want to watch movies at The BASS +/–...
  • Page 33 Adjustable parameters for each sound field EFFECT WALL REVERB FRONT SURR SURR CENTER SUB WOOFER LEVEL TYPE TIME BAL. BAL. LEVEL LEVEL LEVEL A.F.D. NORMAL SURROUND CINEMA STUDIO A CINEMA STUDIO B CINEMA STUDIO C V. MULTI DIMENSION V. SEMI–M. DIMENSION HALL JAZZ CLUB LIVE HOUSE...
  • Page 34: Receiving Broadcasts

    Receiving You can tune in stations on this r eceiver in the following ways: Broadcasts Direct Tuning You can enter a fr equency of the station you want dir ectly by using the numeric buttons on the r emote (see page 36). Automatic Tuning This chapter describes how to receive If you don’...
  • Page 35 PRESET TUNING +/– Brief descriptions of buttons used to TUNING +/– receive broadcasts PRESET TUNING +/–: Pr ess to scan all pr eset radio VIDEO DVD/LD TV/SAT MULTI CHANNEL DECODING ? / 1 stations. MD/TAPE TUNER MULTI CH IN INPUT MODE MASTER VOLUME DISPLAY SET UP...
  • Page 36: Direct Tuning

    Direct Tuning Automatic Tuning For details on the buttons used in this section, see “Brief For details on the buttons used in this section, see “Brief descriptions of buttons used to r eceive br oadcasts” on descriptions of buttons used to r eceive br oadcasts”...
  • Page 37: Preset Tuning

    Preset Tuning For details on the buttons used in this section, see “Brief Tuning to preset stations descriptions of buttons used to r eceive br oadcasts” on You can tune the pr eset stations either of the following page 35. two ways.
  • Page 38: Other Operations

    Other MENU I/i NAME SET UP Operations MULTI CHANNEL DECODING VIDEO DVD/LD TV/SAT ? / 1 MD/TAPE TUNER MULTI CH IN INPUT MODE MASTER VOLUME DISPLAY SET UP NAME – TREBLE PRESET DIMMER – – – TUNING TUNING SOUND CONTROL LEVEL SURR MENU...
  • Page 39: Naming Preset Stations And Program Sources

    Naming Preset Stations and Recording Program Sources Your r eceiver makes it easy to r ecor d to and fr om the components connected to it. Y ou don’ t have to connect the You can enter a name (index name) of up to 8 characters playback and r ecor ding components dir ectly to each for pr eset stations and pr...
  • Page 40: Using The Sleep Timer

    Recording Using the Sleep Timer Recording on a video tape You can set the r eceiver to tur n of f automatically at a You can r ecor d fr om a TV , or an LD player using the specified time.
  • Page 41: Adjustment Using The Set Up Button

    Adjustment Using the SET UP Button The SET UP button allows you to make the following adjustments. Selecting the MULTI CH IN video input This parameter lets you specify the video input to be used with the audio signals fr om the MUL TI CH IN jack.
  • Page 42: Additional Information

    19 to verify that the connections ar cor rect. Should any pr oblem persist, consult your near Sony dealer . There’s no sound or only a very low-level sound is heard. , Check that the speakers and components ar connected secur ely.
  • Page 43 No sound or only a very low-level sound is heard The surround effect cannot be obtained. from the surround speakers. , Make sur e the sound field function is on (pr , Make sur e the sound field function is on (pr SOUND FIELD MODE).
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Specifications Outputs MD/T APE (OUT): Models of other area code AUDIO POWER Rated Power Output at Stereo mode VIDEO (AUDIO OUT): SPECIFICATIONS Voltages: 250 mV (8 ohms 1kHz, THD 0.7%) POWER OUTPUT AND Impedance: 80 W + 80 W TOTAL HARMONIC 10 kilohms DISTORTION: Reference Power Output...
  • Page 45: Am Tuner Section

    430 × 145 × 298 mm Dimensions AM tuner section Video section (17 × 5 × 11 in.) Tuning range Inputs Video: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms including pr ojecting Models of ar ea code U, CA par ts and contr ols Outputs Video: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms With 10-kHz tuning...
  • Page 46: Glossary

    This is the generic name of the • Transition of sound from surround speakers sur round sound pr oduced by digital signal pr ocessing technology Direct sound developed by Sony . Unlike pr evious sur round sound fields mainly Level Early...
  • Page 47: Settings Using Surr, Level, And Set Up Buttons

    Settings Using SURR, LEVEL, and SET UP buttons You can make various settings using the LEVEL, SURR, SET UP , MENU </> and MENU +/– buttons. The table below shows each of the settings that these buttons can make. Press and light Press MENU I or i to select Press MENU + or –...
  • Page 48: Remote Button Description

    Remote Button Description You can use the r emote to operate the components in your system. The tables below show the settings of each button. Remote Button Operations Function Remote Button Operations Function SLEEP Receiver Activates the sleep ENTER TV/VCR/SAT/ After selecting a channel, function and the Tape deck/...
  • Page 49: Changing The Factory Setting Of A Function Button

    CD player only). TITLE Displays DVD title. SUB CH +/–** Selects preset channels for the small picture. ** Only for Sony TVs with the picture-in-picture function. D. SKIP/ Receiver Scans and selects preset CH/PRESET +/– stations. Notes •...
  • Page 50 Remote Button Description AV ?/1 * Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 1, 2 or 3 setting. These correspond to Beta, 8mm and VHS respectively. SLEEP SYSTEM Now you can use the CD/SACD button to contr ol the STANDBY FUNCTION tape deck.
  • Page 51: Index

    Index L, M AC-3. See Dolby Digital (AC-3) Labeling. See Naming Test tone 18 Adjusting Troubleshooting 42 N, O brightness of the display 21 Tuning speaker volumes 18 automatically 36 Naming surround parameters 30 directly 36 preset stations 39 Automatic tuning 36 preset stations 37 program sources 39 U, V, W, X, Y, Z...

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