The model and serial numbers are located at the rear exterior of the control unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. BDV-E570/BDV-E470/ BDV-E370/BDV-T57/BDV-T37 Serial No.______________...
(excluding extremities: hands, wrists and feet). This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operating with any other antenna or transmitter except Grant condition. If you have any questions about this product, contact Sony Customer Information Service Center at 1-...
Gracenote in the United States and/or other countries. • “PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
CDs, or CDs unless otherwise specified by the text or illustrations. • The instructions in this manual are for BDV-E870, BDV-E570, BDV-E470, BDV-E370, BDV-T57, and BDV-T37. BDV-E870 is the model used for illustration purposes. Any difference in operation is clearly indicated in the text, for example, “BDV-E870.”...
Table of Contents About These Operating Instructions ... 5 Unpacking ... 7 Index to Parts and Control ... 10 Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System ...15 Step 2: Connecting the System ...22 Step 3: Performing the Easy Setup ...28 Step 4: Selecting the Source ...29 Step 5: Enjoying Surround Sound ...30...
BDV-E370/BDV-T37 • Front speakers (2) • Surround speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Subwoofer (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) Preparing the remote Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment.
Index to Parts and Control For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) Turns on the unit, or sets it to standby mode. B Play operation buttons Z (open/close) (page 32) Opens or closes the disc tray. N (play) Starts or re-starts playback (resume play).
Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Displays the current sound format. B Lights up when the system is playing via the PARTY STREAMING function. C Lights up when outputting 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz video signals. D Lights up when outputting 720p/1080i/ 1080p video signals from the HDMI OUT jack or 720p/1080i video signals...
Rear panel SPEAKERS FRONT R FRONT L SUBWOOFER CENTER (USB) port (page 33) B LAN (100) terminal (page 27) C COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (page D VIDEO OUT jack (page 23) E HDMI OUT jack (page 23) F EZW-T100 slot (page 44) G AUDIO (AUDIO IN L/R) jacks (page 25) H A.CAL MIC jack (pages 28, 51) VIDEO OUT...
Remote control ONE-TOUCH THEATER PLAY BRAVIA Sync SLEEP SYSTEM MENU FAVORITES AUDIO SUBTITLE D.TUNING YELLOW BLUE GREEN TOP MENU POP UP/ MENU RETURN OPTIONS FUNCTION SOUND MODE HOME PRESET REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET TUNING PLAY TUNING DISPLAY PAUSE STOP TV VOL MUTING TV INPUT Number 5, AUDIO, VOL +, and N buttons...
F Playback operation buttons See “Playback” (page 32). ./> (previous/next) Skip to the previous/next chapter, track, or file. (replay/advance) Briefly replay the current scenes for 10 seconds./Briefly fast forwards the current scenes for 15 seconds. m/M (fast reverse/fast forward) Fast reverse/fast forward the disc during playback.
Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System Positioning the speakers For the best possible surround sound, place all speakers at the same distance from the listening position (A). The distance can be between 0 to 23 feet (0.0 to 7.0 meters). If you cannot place the center speaker and surround speakers at the same distance as (A), place them within 23 feet (7.0 meters) of the listening position.
Install the speakers on a vertical and flat wall where reinforcement is applied. • Sony is not responsible for accidents or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall strength or improper screw installation, natural calamity, etc.
To disassemble the speaker (Front speakers of BDV-E870 only) Disconnect the speaker cords from the speaker. Rear of the speaker Remove the screw (pre-installed) at the rear of the speaker. This screw is used when reassembling the speaker. Be sure not to lose the screw. Screw Disassemble the speaker by lifting the upper part of the speaker.
Pull out the speaker cord from the bottom of the lower part of the speaker. The removed speaker cord is used when installing the speaker on a wall. Lower part of the speaker Speaker cord Remove the protection paper from the speaker-bottom cover, then attach the speaker- bottom cover to the bottom of the upper part of the speaker.
To install the speakers on a wall Before installing the speakers on a wall, connect the speaker cord to the speaker. Be sure to match the speaker cords to the appropriate terminals on the speakers: the speaker cord with the color tube to 3, and the speaker cord without the color tube to #. Color tube Front left speaker (L): White Front right speaker (R): Red...
8 to 10 mm inch) For the center speaker 8 to 10 mm inch) For the surround speakers 8 to 10 mm inch) BDV-E570/BDV-E470/BDV- E370/BDV-T57/BDV-T37 For the center speaker 304 mm (12 inches) 8 to 10 mm 219 mm inches)
Hang the speakers on the screws. 5 mm 10 mm Rear of the speaker Hole on the back of the speaker inch) inch)
Step 2: Connecting the System For connecting the system, read the information on the following pages. Do not connect the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains) until all the other connections are made. Note •...
Connecting the TV (Video connection) This connection sends a video signal to the TV. Depending on the jacks on your TV, select the connection method. Rear panel of the unit B Component video cable (not supplied) C Video cord (supplied) To the component video input jacks of the TV.
Connecting the TV (Audio connection) This connection sends an audio signal to the unit from the TV. To listen to TV sound via the system, perform this connection. Rear panel of the unit Digital optical cord (not supplied) To the digital optical out jack of the TV.
Connecting the other components When you connect the system and other components to the TV, video signals from the system and the components are sent to the TV, and audio signals from the components are sent to the system as follows.
Connecting the antenna (aerial) To connect the antenna (aerial) IA L C O A X N N A A N T E Note • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), keep it as horizontal as possible. •...
USB Wireless Setup Use a wireless LAN via the USB Wireless LAN Adapter (Sony UWA-BR100* only) (supplied with BDV-E570 and BDV-T57). The USB Wireless LAN Adapter may not be available in some regions/countries. * As of January 2010.
Step 3: Performing the Easy Setup Before performing Step3 Make sure all connections are secure, and then connect the AC power cord (mains lead). Follow the Steps below to make the basic adjustments for using the system. Displayed items vary depending on the country model.
Perform the [Easy Setup]. Follow the on-screen instructions to make the basic settings using C/X/x/c, and For details about [Auto Calibration] settings in [Easy Setup], see “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 51). To recall the Easy Setup Display Press HOME. The home menu appears on the TV screen.
Step 5: Enjoying Surround Sound After performing the previous Steps and starting playback, you can easily enjoy surround sound. You can also select pre-programmed surround settings that are tailored to different kinds of sound sources. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. SYSTEM MENU X/x/c, Selecting surround settings based on your listening preference...
Sound from Surround setting “A.F.D. MULTI” (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT MULTI) “PRO LOGIC” “PLII MOVIE” “NEO6 CIN” “NEO6 MUS” “2CH STEREO” Note • When you select “A.F.D. MULTI,” depending on the disc or source, the beginning of the sound may be cut off while the optimum mode is automatically selected.
Playback Playing a Disc For playable discs, see “Playable Discs” (page 72). Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the system appears on your TV screen. Press Z, and place a disc on the disc tray.
Displaying the play information You can check the playback information, etc., by pressing DISPLAY. The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and player status. Example: when playing a BD-ROM A Output resolution/Video frequency B Title number or name C The currently selected audio setting D Available functions ( angle,...
• The iPod is charged when connected to the system while the system is turned on. • You cannot transfer songs onto the iPod. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this unit.
Playing via a Network Streaming BRAVIA Internet Video BRAVIA Internet Video serves as a gateway delivering the selected Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your unit. Prepare for BRAVIA Internet Video. Connect the unit to a network (page 27). Press C/c to select [Video], [Music], or...
(for the party host only) You can use other components to play the content that is playing on the system. Turn on the system and other Sony components compatible with the PARTY STREAMING function. Make sure that each component is connected to the network.
Available Options Various settings and playback operations are available by pressing OPTIONS. The available items differ depending on the situation. Common options Items Details [Playback History Displays titles/tracks in the playback history of a List] BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/ CD-DA (music CD) using Gracenote technology (except for BDV-E370 (U.S.
[Photo] only Items Details [Slideshow] Starts a slideshow. [Slideshow Speed] Changes the slideshow speed. [Slideshow Effect] Sets the effect when playing a slideshow. [Slideshow BGM] • [Off]: Turns off the function. • [My Music from USB]: Sets the music files registered in [Add Slideshow BGM].
With a CD, you can select the sound from the right or left channel and listen to the sound of the selected channel through both the right and left speakers. * Except for U.S. models, BDV-E470. AUDIO Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select the desired audio signal.
DATA CD (DivX video file)/DATA DVD (DivX video file) (Except for U.S. models, BDV-E470) The choice of DATA CD or DATA DVD audio signal formats differs, depending on the DivX video file contained on the disc. The format appears on the TV screen.
Press X/x repeatedly until “NIGHT MODE” appears in the front panel or c. display, then press Press X/x to select a setting. • “NIGHT ON”: On. • “NIGHT OFF”: Off. Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off. Note • When sound is output from the center speaker, this effect is more pronounced, as speech (movie dialog, etc.) is easy to hear.
Tuner Listening to the Radio You can enjoy radio sound with the system’s speakers. SYSTEM MENU C/X/x/c, HOME FUNCTION VOL +/– Current band and preset number FM 7 88.00 Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “TUNER FM” appears in the front panel display.
Press X/x to select the preset number you want. • You can select the preset number directly by pressing the number buttons. Press “COMPLETE” appears in the front panel display, and the station is stored. Repeat Steps 2 to 6 to store other stations.
External Audio Device Using an S-AIR Product When you purchase the S-AIR product, you need to perform the following settings to activate wireless transmission. About S-AIR products There are two types of S-AIR product. • S-AIR main unit (this unit): This is for transmitting sound.
S-AIR sub unit, such as a surround amplifier or S-AIR receiver, see the operating instructions of the S-AIR sub unit. • When you change the S-AIR configuration, Sony recommends that you perform [Auto Calibration]. For details, see “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...
Enjoying the system’s sound in another room For the S-AIR receiver You can enjoy the system’s sound in another room by using the S-AIR receiver. Press HOME. The home menu appears on the TV screen. Press C/c to select Press X/x to select [System Settings], then press Press X/x to select [S-AIR Settings], then press...
Identifying the unit with a specific S-AIR sub unit (Pairing operation) For the surround amplifier For the S-AIR receiver When using S-AIR products, neighbors may also receive your system’s sound if IDs are the same, or you may receive sound from neighbors. To prevent this, you can identify the unit with a specific S-AIR sub unit by performing the pairing operation.
Press X/x to select [S-AIR Settings], then press The [S-AIR Settings] display appears. Press X/x to select [RF Change], then press Press X/x to select the desired setting, then press • [Auto]: Normally select this. The system changes [RF Change] to [On] or [Off] automatically.
HDMI function may not work. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. • The Control for HDMI function may not work if you connect other than a Sony component, even if the component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function.
Press X/x to select the setting, then press • [On]: On. • [Off]: Off. Turning the system off in sync with the TV (System Power Off) When you turn the TV off by using the POWER button on the TV’s remote or TV "/1 on the system’s remote, the system turns off automatically.
Receiving the digital audio signal of the TV (Audio Return Channel) The system can receive the digital audio signal of the TV via an HDMI cable when your TV is compatible with the Audio Return Channel function. You can enjoy TV sound via the system by using just one HDMI cable.
Press [Auto Calibration] starts. The system adjusts the speaker settings automatically. Be quiet during the measurement. Note • Before [Auto Calibration], make sure that the surround amplifier turns on and you install the surround amplifier in the appropriate location. If you install the surround amplifier in an improper location, such as another room, proper measurement will not be obtained.
[Subwoofer] [Yes] x [Distance] When you move the speakers, be sure to set the parameters of the distance (A) from the listening position to the speakers. You can set the parameters from 0 to 23 feet (0.0 to 7.0 meters). The speakers in the illustration correspond to the following: 1Center speaker...
By adjusting the remote signal, you can control your TV with the supplied remote. Note • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. Preparing the remote for controlling the TV Press and hold TV [/1 while entering your TV’s manufacturer’s code (see the table)
Saving Power in Standby Mode Check that the following settings are made: – [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] is set to [Off] (page 49). – [Standby] in [S-AIR Settings] is set to [Off] (page 46). – [Quick Start Mode] is set to [Off] (page 60).
Icon [Setup]. You can update and improve the functions of the system. For information about update functions, refer to the following website: http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/ Original Letter Box Auto x [3D Output Setting] [Auto]: Normally select this. [Off]: Select this to display all contents in 2D.
x [TV Type] [16:9]: Select this when connecting to a wide- screen TV or a TV with a wide-mode function. [4:3]: Select this when connecting to a 4:3 screen TV without a wide-mode function. x [Screen Format] [Original]: Select this when connecting to a TV with a wide-mode function.
[Audio Settings] x [BD Audio MIX Setting] [On]: Outputs the audio obtained by mixing the interactive audio and secondary audio to the primary audio. [Off]: Outputs the primary audio only. Select this when outputting HD audio signals to an AV receiver.
Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language Code List” (page 77). x [Subtitle] You can select the default subtitle language for BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language Code List”...
[Dimmer] [Bright]: Bright lighting. [Dark]: Low lighting. x [HDMI Settings] By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function with an HDMI cable, operation is simplified. For details, see “Using the Control for HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync” (page 49).
[Auto Access Permission]: Sets whether or not to allow automatic access from newly detected DLNA controller. [Smart Select]: Allows a Sony DLNA controller to find the system as the target component to operate by using the infrared ray. You can set this function to on or off.
x [Party Auto Start] [On]: Starts a party or joins an existing party at the request of a networked device compatible with the PARTY STREAMING function. [Off]: Off. x [BD Remote Device Registration] Registers your “BD remote” device. x [Registered BD Remote Devices] Displays a list of your registered “BD remote”...
If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners • Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types).
IMPORTANT NOTICE Caution: This system is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your television screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or on-screen display image displayed on your TV for an extended period of time you risk permanent damage to your television screen.
Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. In the event of a problem with the S-AIR function, have a Sony dealer check the entire system together (S-AIR main unit and sub unit).
Symptom Video signals are only output from the HDMI OUT jack when connecting the HDMI OUT jack and other video output jacks at the same time. The dark area of the picture is too dark/the bright area is too bright or unnatural.
Symptom Problems and solutions There is no digital sound from • Set [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [On] the HDMI OUT jack when using (page 60). Also, set [Audio Return Channel] in [HDMI Settings] of [System the Audio Return Channel Settings] to [Auto] (page 60).
• Try the following: 1 Press and hold N and Z on the unit for more than 5 seconds to open the disc tray. 2 Remove the disc. 3 Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains), then reconnect after several minutes. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
Symptom Problems and solutions The Control for HDMI function • Set [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [On] does not work. (page 60). • Make sure that the connected component is compatible with the [Control for HDMI] function.
• Picture/sound quality may be poor depending on Internet content providers. • Picture/sound quality may be improved by changing the connection speed. Sony recommends a connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard- definition video and 10 Mbps for high-definition video.
Other Symptom Problems and solutions “Exxxx” appears in the front • Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and panel display. give the error code. appears without any • Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
Playable Discs Blu-ray Disc BD-ROM BD-R/BD-RE DVD-ROM DVD-R/DVD-RW DVD+R/DVD+RW CD-DA (Music CD) CD-ROM CD-R/CD-RW Super Audio CD Since the Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be playable depending on the disc type and the version. Also, the audio output differs depending on the source, connected output jack, and selected audio settings.
File format Extensions JPEG “.jpg,” “.jpeg,” “.jpe” The system does not play files encoded with DRM. Canadian models only (Except for BDV-E470) ® ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video.
Supported Audio Formats Audio formats supported by this system are as follows. Format LPCM 2ch Function “BD/DVD” “SAT/CABLE” “TV” (DIGITAL IN) a: Supported format. –: Unsupported format. Video Output Resolution Output resolution differs depending on the [Output Video Format] setting in [Screen Settings] (page 56).
Front L/Front R/Center/Surround L/Surround R: 142 W (per channel at 3 ohms, 1 kHz) Subwoofer: 140 W (at 3 ohms, 80 Hz) BDV-E870/BDV-E570/BDV-E470/BDV-T57: POWER OUTPUT (reference) Front L/Front R/Center/Surround L/Surround R: 167 W (per channel at 3 ohms, 1 kHz)
Mass (approx.) Subwoofer (SS-WSB101) for BDV-E870/ BDV-E370/BDV-T37 Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Subwoofer (SS-WSB102) for BDV-E570/ BDV-E470/BDV-T57 Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) General Power requirements North American and Mexican models:...
Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1032 Afrikaans 1194 Galician 1039 Amharic 1196 Guarani 1044 Arabic 1203 Gujarati 1045 Assamese 1209 Hausa 1051 Aymara 1217 Hindi...
Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (D.C.A.C) Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed by Sony to automatically measure and adjust the speaker settings to your listening environment in a short period of time. Dolby Digital This movie theater sound format is more advanced than Dolby Surround Pro Logic.
PhotoTV HD “PhotoTV HD” allows for highly-detailed pictures, and photo-like expression of subtle textures and colors. By connecting Sony “PhotoTV HD” compatible devices using an HDMI cable, a whole new world of photos can be enjoyed in breathtaking Full HD quality. For...
To ensure that the subtle nuances of these high- quality media are transmitted with no deterioration, Sony has developed a technology called “S-AIR” for the radio transmission of digital audio signals with no compression, and has incorporated this technology into the EZW- RT10/EZW-RT10A/EZW-T100.