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RM-V302T
Remote Commander
Operating Instructions
Mode d'emploi (au verso)
© 2004 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
English
Notes on Batteries
Setting Up the Remote Commander
• Do not mix old batteries with new ones or mix different types of
batteries together.
About Presetting the Commander
• If the electrolyte inside the battery should leak, wipe the
The Commander is preset at the factory to operate Sony brand
contaminated area of the battery compartment with a cloth and
components.
replace the old batteries with new ones. To prevent the electrolyte
If you are using the Commander with a Sony component, you will
from leaking, remove the batteries when you plan not to use the
not need to preset the Commander before you start using it.
Commander for a long period of time.
To set up the Commander to use with other (non-Sony)
manufacturers' components, or to use with a component that is not
preset at the factory, you will need to follow the instructions in this
Setting the Code
manual to preset the Commander with the correct code number for
Follow steps 1 and 2 below for each component you plan to use with
your component(s). (See the supplied "Component Code Numbers"
the Commander.
table also.)
Component that can be preset
Button
Factory setting
Step 1: Entering the Code Number
TV
TV
Sony TV
1 See the supplied "Component Code numbers" table, and find the
VCR/Satellite tuner/Amplifier (or
VCR
Sony VHS VCR (VTR3)
three-digit code number for the desired component.
receiver)/CD/Tape deck/
If more than one code number is listed, use the number that is
SAT
Sony satellite tuner
MD deck/DAT deck/DVD/TV
listed first to complete the steps below.
DVD
Sony DVD player
For example, if you are setting up a Philips TV, you would use the
code number 086.
AMP
Sony amplifier
If your component is not listed, see "Searching for the Correct
Code."
Notes
2 While pressing the S (SET) button, press
S
• The Commander can be set up to operate only one component per
the 1 button.
button – unless their code numbers happen to be the same. For
TV
VCR
SAT
example, you cannot set up the Commander to operate a Sony TV
3 Press the button of the component that
and a Panasonic TV simultaneously (because they use different
you want to set up.
DVD
AMP
code numbers).
Note
• You may not be able to operate even a Sony brand component with
the factory presetting. In such a case, follow the procedure in
On the VCR, SAT, AMP, and DVD buttons, "VCR," "satellite
"Setting the Code."
tuner," "amplifier," and "DVD player" are assigned respectively
at the factory. But you can also assign other components on these
buttons. For details, see "Changing the Component Type on the
Installing the Batteries
VCR, SAT, AMP, and DVD buttons."
Before replacing the batteries, have new ones ready
4 Enter the component's code number.
0
8
6
beforehand.
For example, if you are entering the code
for a Philips TV, you would press
Slide open the battery compartment and insert two size AA (R6)
Your Code Number
-86.
batteries (not supplied).
Be sure to line up the + and – on the batteries with the + and – on the
5 Press and release the t button to store
battery compartment.
the code number in the Commander's
1
2
memory.
6 Go to "Step 2: Checking if the Code Number Works" to finish
setting up.
If you press a wrong button in step 4
Press the 1 button while pressing the S (SET) button and then go
back to step 2.
When to replace the batteries
Under normal conditions, batteries will last up to six months. If the
Commander does not operate properly, the batteries might be worn
out. Replace the batteries with new ones.
Notes
• Replace both batteries with new ones.
• Do not take more than 3 minutes to replace the batteries; otherwise,
your code number settings will be erased.
Step 2: Checking if the Code Number Works
Changing the Component Type on the VCR,
1 Turn on the component you want to set up.
SAT, AMP, and DVD buttons
2 Aim the Remote Commander at the component and press a button
At the factory, "VCR" is assigned to the VCR button, "satellite tuner"
to check if that button works.
to the SAT button, "amplifier" to the AMP button and "DVD player"
For example, press the 1 button to see if it works on your
to the DVD button. By completing the following procedure, you can
component.
change this setting so that you can assign any component to these
buttons.
3 Check that the other buttons of the Commander are operating the
corresponding functions of the component.
1 While pressing the S (SET) button, press the 1 button.
2 Press the VCR, SAT, AMP, or DVD button.
You can write down the code number on the label inside the
3 Press and release the x (stop) button.
battery compartment lid.
4 Press and release one of the following buttons:
1 to assign a VCR
If the Commander Does not Seem to be Working...
3 to assign a satellite tuner
• First, try repeating these setup procedures using the other codes
4 to assign an amplifier
listed for your component (see the supplied "Component Code
5 to assign a CD
Numbers" table).
6 to assign a tape deck
• If after trying all the codes listed for your component you still
7 to assign an MD deck or a DAT deck
cannot get the Commander to work properly, try the search
8 to assign a TV
method described in "Searching for the Correct Code."
- to assign a DVD
5 Press and release the t button.
Searching for the Correct Code
6 Enter the component's code number by following steps 2 to 6 of
If you have tried all the code numbers listed for your component and
"Entering the Code Number," or steps 1 to 6 of "Searching for the
you still cannot get the Commander to work (or if your component is
Correct Code."
not listed in the "Component Code Numbers" table), try these steps.
Controlling the Volume of Video
Before starting the Search function
Set each component to the following status to enable the Search
Components Connected to an Audio
function.
TV, AMP: power-on
System
CD, MD, TAPE, DAT: power-on with a playback source (disc,
cassette tape, etc.)
The Commander is factory preset based on the assumption that you
Other components: power-off
hear the sound of your video components from your TV's speakers,
and that you hear the sound of your audio components from the
1 While pressing the S (SET) button, press the 1 button.
loudspeakers connected to your amplifier (or receiver).
2 On the Commander, press the button of the component that you
want to set up.
Factory Setting:
3 Press and release the PROGR+ button. Then press and release the
Button
Controls the volume of
1 button.
TV
TV
4 Repeat step 3 until the correct code number is found.
VCR, SAT*, DVD*
TV
Each time you press the PROGR+ button and then the 1 button, a
new code number will be transmitted.
AMP
Amplifier
Keep trying until your component operates as follows:
* If you assign an audio component on the VCR, SAT or DVD button, you can
• TV, AMP: power-off
control the volume of the amplifier on the AMP button. If you assign video
• CD, MD, TAPE, DAT: power-off or playback
components on these buttons, you can control the volume of the TV.
• Other components: power-on
• TV without a power switch: the Channel + function works.
Thus you can control the volume of your TV or amplifier while
operating a video or audio component without first having to press
Be patient as you do this; it could take as many as 120 tries before
the TV or AMP button. For example, to control the volume for your
the correct code number is located.
VCR channels, you do not need to press the TV button first.
5 When the correct code is found, press the t button to store the
However, if your video components are connected to an audio
code number in the Commander's memory.
system, you probably hear your TV's or VCR's sound from the
loudspeakers connected to your amplifier (or receiver), not from
6 Check that the Commander is operating the other functions of
your TV speakers. In this case, you need to change the factory setting
your component by pressing the corresponding buttons on the
so that you can control the volume of your video components
Commander. If they seem to be working properly, you are done
without first having to switch to the amplifier (or receiver).
setting up the Commander.
To change the factory setting for the volume control, follow the
If the component does not operate properly, repeat steps 1 to 5 and
procedures below.
search for another code.
Note
If you still cannot get the Commander to work properly, see
This feature is effective only when an amplifier (or receiver) is set up
"Troubleshooting."
on the AMP button. You cannot control the volume of an amplifier
(or receiver) set up on VCR, SAT or DVD button while operating the
Note
component of another button.
Be sure to proceed to each next step in the above procedure within
10 seconds; otherwise setting mode will be canceled.
To program a series of operations
Changing the Factory Setting for the
1 Press the desired component select button.
Volume Control
(You can select "TV" or "satellite tuner" only.)
1 While pressing the S (SET) button, press the 1 button.
2 While pressing the desired macro key, press the buttons required
2 Press the AMP button.
for the operations in sequence.
For example, to program 1 t 2 t ENT on the N button, hold
3 Press the 2+ button.
down N first, press 1, 2, and ENT in sequence, and then release
4 Press the t button.
N.
The volume control setting is changed to "amplifier." You can
Notes
control the volume of the amplifier of the AMP button while
• Even if you try to program more than four operations and press the
selecting any component.
corresponding buttons in step 2 above, only the first four buttons
that were pressed will be programmed.
Notes
• If you try to program only one operation on a macro key, the
• If you are using more than one amplifier and have set it on the
setting operation will be rejected.
VCR, SAT or DVD button, when selecting these buttons you cannot
• You can program the Channel Macro function for up to three
control the volume of the amplifier of the AMP button.
components only. To program a fourth component, first clear all
• If you change the setting of the AMP button to a component other
macro keys for a component.
than a receiver or amplifier, the volume control setting of video
• If you have programmed the Channel Macro function for TV or
components will return to "TV" even if you have changed the
satellite tuner operation, the button used as a macro key cannot be
factory preset volume control. In this case, you will not be able to
used for Fastext buttons.
control the volume from audio components other than a receiver or
amplifier.
To change or clear a program
When you want to change the setting, or if you are no longer using a
To reset to factory preset volume control
programmed operation, follow the procedure below to overwrite or
In step 3 above, press 2– instead.
clear the program.
1 Hold down the macro key that you want to change or clear.
Operating a Component
2 After waiting for about three seconds, press the new sequence of
buttons, or, to clear the program, press and release -, and then
1 Press the button of the desired
TV
VCR
SAT
press and release ENT.
component on the Commander.
DVD
AMP
3 Release the macro key.
2 Point the Commander directly at the
component.
Note
3 Press the button for the function you want to use.
Be sure to wait for about three seconds in step 2 above. While you
are holding down the macro key and waiting, the programmed
See "Remote Button Descriptions" for complete descriptions of the
signals are transmitted; therefore, if you are aiming the Commander
buttons on the Commander.
at your component, the programmed operations may be performed
before you go on with the procedure.
Notes on Using the Remote Commander
Basically, use this Commander in the same way as the Commanders
supplied with your components.
Troubleshooting
• Using this Commander will not increase the functions of your
components. The functions of the Commander are limited to the
If you have problems setting up or using the Commander:
functions of the components themselves. For example, if your TV
• When setting up the Commander, carefully go through the procedures
does not have a MUTING function, the % button on this
described in "Setting the Code." If the code that is listed first for your
Commander will not function with your TV.
component does not work, try other codes for that component in the order in
• Some functions of the component may not work with this
which they are listed. If all the codes fail to work (or if your component is not
Commander.
listed in this manual), try using the procedures in "Searching for the Correct
Code."
• Check that you are aiming the Commander directly at the component, and
that there are no obstructions between the Commander and the component.
Setting a channel with a single button
• Make sure the batteries you are using are not worn out, and that they are
inserted correctly.
(Channel Macro function)
• Check that the button of the TV, VCR, SAT, AMP or DVD is pressed to choose
your desired component.
You can program the Channel Macro function on any of the buttons
• Check that the component has infrared remote capability. For example, if
listed below (macro keys).
your component did not come with a remote commander, it is probably not
For example, instead of pressing 1, 2, and then ENT button to
capable of being controlled by a remote commander.
• If your video components are connected to an audio system, make sure you
change the TV channel, you can perform these operations by
have set up the Commander as described in "Controlling the Volume of
pressing only the N button.
Video Components Connected to an Audio System."
• Should any problem persist, reset the Commander to the factory setting by
The macro keys are:
pressing the 1, t and 2– buttons simultaneously.
N, m, M, x, X, and zREC.
(During "TV" or "satellite tuner" operations only.)
Customer Service
If you have any questions or problems concerning the
The series of operations that can be programmed must consist of two
Remote Commander that are not covered in this
to four sequential pressings of the - to 9 buttons or ENT button.
manual, please call the customer remote helpline. The
number is mentioned in the warranty card.
Note
The Channel Macro function may not work correctly for some
components.
Helpline available
Operating a satellite tuner
Remote Button Descriptions
2 To change the programme.
qf PROGR+:
3 To select double-digit numbers.
Programme up.
General
Work in the same way as your
PROGR–:
S
1 To set up the Commander,
satellite tuner's commander.
Programme down.
TV
VCR
SAT
press S (SET) while pressing 1.
4 To change the input mode
qh To operate JUMP,
DVD
AMP
5 2+:
Volume up.*
1
(H/V).
FLASHBACK or CHANNEL
VIDEO 1
VIDEO 2
AUX
1
2
3
2–:
Volume down.
8 To move the cursor upward,
RETURN function on the
TUNER
CD
TAPE
4
5
6
7 To mute the volume on the TV
downward, to the right or left.
satellite tuner, depending on
MD
TV
PHONO
or amplifier.*
1
9 To call up the MENU display.
the manufacturer's setting.
7
8
9
1-
DVD
2-
qa To turn on and off the power of
qd To select a number between 20
qj To bring up the Master Guide.
0
ENT
PROGR
the selected component.
and 29.
qk To enter the selection.
qs Component select buttons. To
ql Fastext buttons.
switch to the operations of each
component, press the button on
Operating a DVD
which that component is
assigned.
2 Number buttons: To set items
qf PROGR+:
MENU
GUIDE
OK
*
1
These buttons control the volume of
selected from the screen.
To proceed to the next
REC
either TV or amplifier. See
3 To select numbers 10 and
location or song.
"Controlling the Volume of Video
above.
Programme up.
Components Connected to an
4 To change the sound.
PROGR–:
Audio System" for details.
6 To show the current play status
To proceed to the
on the screen.
previous location or
8 To move the cursor upward,
song.
z The number 5 button and the
downward, to the left, or to the
Programme down.
PROGR+ button each have a
right.
qg To switch the subtitle.
tactile dot for ease of use.
9 To display the DVD menu.
qh To display the title menu.
q; To record, press N while
qj To clear the selected characters
Operating a TV
pressing zREC.
from the screen.
First release N, then release
To select the deck.
2 To change the programme.
qf PROGR+:
zREC.
qk To execute items selected from
Also to turn on the power.
Programme up.
qd To enter the setting. To set
the screen.
3 To select double-digit numbers.
PROGR–:
ql N:
To play.
items selected from the screen.
Works in the same way as your
Programme down.
m:
To rewind.
TV's commander.
qg To turn on.
M:
To fast-forward.
4 To change the input mode.
To return from Teletext to TV.
x:
To stop.
6 To switch to Teletext.
qh To operate JUMP,
w; X:
To pause.
8 To move the cursor upward,
FLASHBACK, or CHANNEL
downward, to the right or left.
on the TV, depending on the
9 To call up the MENU display.
manufacturer's setting.
Operating an amplifier (or receiver)
qd To select a number between 20
qk To enter the selection.
and 29.
ql Fastext buttons.
2 To select the input source:
qf PROGR+:
1 selects VIDEO 1
Presetting frequency up.
2 selects VIDEO 2
Tuning frequency up.
Operating a VCR
3 selects AUX
PROGR–:
4 selects TUNER
Presetting frequency
2 To change the programme.
q;, ql and w;
5 selects CD
down.
3 To select double-digit numbers.
N:
To play.
6 selects TAPE
Tuning frequency down.
Works in the same way as your
x:
To stop.
7 selects MD
qh To change bands (FM/AM).
VCR's commander.
m:
To rewind.
8 selects TV
4 To switch the signals supplied
M:
To fast-forward.
9 selects PHONO
to the TV.
zREC: To record, press N
- selects DVD
6 To expose the on-screen
while pressing zREC.
4 To switch the input source by
display.
X:
To pause.
each press.
8 To move the cursor upward,
qd To select a number between 20
downward, to the left, or to the
and 29.
right.
qf PROGR+:
Operating a CD
9 To call up the MENU display.
Programme up.
PROGR–:
2 To select the track number.
qf PROGR+:
Programme down.
3 To select numbers 10 and
To select the next track.
qg To change the input mode.
above.
PROGR–:
qk To enter the selection.
4 To switch the input source.
To select the previous
6 To turn the display of the CD
track.
player on/off.
qg To clear a setting.
q; To record, press N while
qh To select the next disc.
pressing zREC.
qj To select player or recorder.
First release N, then release
ql N:
To play.
zREC.
m:
To rewind.
qd To enter a setting.
M:
To fast-forward.
x:
To stop.
w; X:
To pause.
Operating an MD deck
2 To select the track number.
qf PROGR+:
3 To select numbers 10 and
To select the next track.
above.
PROGR–:
6 To change the display mode or
To select the previous
turn the display on/off.
track.
q; To record, press N while
qg To clear a setting.
pressing zREC.
qh To select the next disc.
First release N, then release
ql N:
To play.
zREC.
m:
To rewind.
qd To enter the setting.
M:
To fast-forward.
x:
To stop.
w; X:
To pause.
Operating a DAT deck
2 To select the track number.
qf PROGR+:
3 To select numbers 10 and
To select the next track.
above.
PROGR–:
6 To change the display mode or
To select the previous
turn the display on/off.
track.
q; To record, press N while
ql N:
To play.
pressing zREC.
m:
To rewind.
First release N, then release
M:
To fast-forward.
zREC.
x:
To stop.
w; X:
To pause.
Operating a tape deck
3, q;, ql and w;
ENT:
To reverse.
Tape operation buttons.
:
To play.
For dual cassette decks,
:
To rewind.
operation buttons for Deck A
:
To fast-forward.
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
:
To stop.
deck, buttons for Deck B).
MENU:
-:
To reverse.
To record, press
N:
To play.
while pressing MENU.
m:
To rewind.
First release
, and
M:
To fast-forward.
then release MENU.
zREC: To record, press N
OK:
To pause.
while pressing zREC.
qh To select Deck A or Deck B
First release N, then
(dual cassette deck only).
release zREC.
If your tape deck's commander has
x:
To stop.
one set of tape operating buttons, and
X:
To pause.
has an A/B button for the deck
8, 9, qd and qk
selection, use the
button to select
Operation buttons for Deck B
Deck A or Deck B.
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
deck, buttons for Deck A).
Specifications
Operable distance
Approx. 7 m (23 ft) (varies depending of the
component of each manufacturer)
Power requirements
Two size AA (R6) batteries (not supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 6 months (varies depending on frequency of
use)
Approx. 55 × 200 × 32 mm (w/h/d)
Dimensions
(2
1
/
× 7
7
/
× 1
5
/
in.)
4
8
16
Mass
Approx. 95 g (3.4 oz.) (not including batteries)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those countries where it is
legally enforced, mainly in the countries EEA (European Economic Area).

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  Summary of Contents for Sony RM-V302T

  • Page 1 (for Sony-brand dual cassette Note described in “Setting the Code.” If the code that is listed first for your • You may not be able to operate even a Sony brand component with Keep trying until your component operates as follows: VCR’s commander.
  • Page 2 9 Rappel de l’écran MENU. qk Validation de la sélection. qd Pour valider le réglage. Arrêt. d’autres fabricants (autres que Sony) ou avec un appareil qui n’a pas devez utiliser le code 086. (disque, cassette, etc.) AMP tout en sélectionnant un autre appareil.