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Sony SCD-CE595 Operating Instructions Manual

Sony SCD-CE595 Operating Instructions Manual

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Super Audio CD
Operating Instructions
©2004 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 2-103-393-13(1) Super Audio CD Player Operating Instructions SCD-CE595 ©2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ______________ Serial No. ______________...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Features of the player ...4 Compatible Disc Types ...4 About the Super Audio CD ...5 Getting Started Inserting batteries into the remote ...6 Hooking Up the Audio Components ...6 Playing Discs Playing a Disc...9 Using the Display ...10 Replacing Discs While Playing a Disc...12 —...
  • Page 4: Features Of The Player

    • A Super Audio CD can mark up to 255 track numbers. This feature applies to SCD-CE595. • The supplied remote is capable of controlling both the SCD-CE595 and a conventional Sony CD player. Compatible Disc Types You can play the following types of discs on this player.
  • Page 5: About The Super Audio Cd

    About the Super Audio CD Super Audio CD is a new high-quality audio disc standard where music is recorded in the DSD (Direct Stream Digital) format (conventional CDs are recorded in the PCM format). The DSD format, using a sampling frequency 64 times higher than that of a conventional CD, and with 1-bit quantization, achieves both a wide frequency range and a wide...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries into the battery compartment with the + and – correctly oriented to the markings. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor player. Under normal conditions, the batteries should last for about six months.
  • Page 7 To multi-channel amplifier, AV amplifier, etc. A: To front speaker input jacks (L/R) B: To surround or rear speaker input jacks (L/R) C: To sub woofer input jack D: To center speaker input jack Note There are 5CH, 4CH, and 3CH Super Audio CD. When you play these discs, the signal does not output from all the jacks of the ANALOG 5.1CH OUT.
  • Page 8 Connecting the AC power cord Connect the AC power cord to a wall outlet. When using another Sony CD player in conjunction with this player You can set the supplied remote to be effective on this player only by changing the command mode of the remote.
  • Page 9: Playing Discs

    Playing Discs Playing a Disc The operations for normal play and the basic operations during play are explained below. Turn on the amplifier. Turn down the volume level to the lowest. Select the player position using the input selector on the amplifier. Press POWER on the player to turn on the player.
  • Page 10: Using The Display

    Press l AMS L (or ENTER on the remote). The current default layer appears. Turn l AMS L (or press ./> on the remote) to select the desired playback layer. Press l AMS L (or ENTER on the remote). Selecting the playback area When playing a disc with the 2 channel playback area and the multi-channel playback area (page 5), you can select the playback area you...
  • Page 11 Displaying the information TEXT discs contain information, such as the disc name or artist name, as well as the audio signals. This player can display the disc name, artist name, and current track name as TEXT information. When the player detects a TEXT disc, “TEXT” appears in the display.
  • Page 12: Replacing Discs While Playing A Disc

    Turning off the information in the display Press DISPLAY MODE on the remote. Each time you press the button while playing a disc, the display turns off and on alternately. Even when the display is turned off, it will turn on when certain buttons are pressed, and then turn off again after a few seconds.
  • Page 13: Locating A Particular Point In A Track

    Locating a Particular Point in a Track You can locate a particular point in a track during play or play pause. Locating a point Do the following: Press and hold m/M While monitoring the sound (Search) during play. Press and hold m/M By observing the time indication during play pause.
  • Page 14: Playing Tracks In Random Order

    Playing Tracks in Random Order — Shuffle Play When Shuffle Play is selected, the player will play all the tracks on all the discs or on a specific disc in random order. Shuffle Play on all discs You can play all the tracks on all the discs in random order.
  • Page 15: Enjoying A Multi-Channel Super Audio Cd

    Notes • If you turn off the player, disconnect the power cord, press A OPEN/CLOSE on the player, or switch the playback layer or area, the program will be erased. • If you switch the playback layer or area during Program Play, a single track only will be played back from its beginning, and then the program will be erased.
  • Page 16: Selecting The Playback Mode

    Selecting the playback mode Press MENU on the player. Turn l AMS L (or press ./> on the remote repeatedly) until the desired channel mode appears in the display. 2chSP MODE: To play a 2 channel Super Audio CD. MchSP MODE: To play a Multi-channel Super Audio CD.
  • Page 17 Adjusting the output level balance of each speaker You can adjust the following items in the case of Multi-channel mode: SURR BAL The relative output level balance between the front speakers (FRONT L/R) and the surround speakers (SURR L/R) CNTR BAL The relative output level balance between the front speakers (FRONT L/R) and the center speaker (CENTER)
  • Page 18 Press ./> repeatedly until “TONE ON” appears in the display. Press ENTER. The test tone issues from the speakers in sequence with the speaker type appearing in the display. Press ./> repeatedly until the desired item appears in the display. Select the item from “SURR BAL”, “CNTR BAL”, or “SW BAL”.
  • Page 19 Note Speaker distance cannot be adjusted in the following cases. – When the player is reading the disc information of CD (or the CD area of Super Audio CD) – When the player is reading the 2 channel area of Super Audio CD Press MENU on the player.
  • Page 20: Additional Information

    On transportation • Be sure to remove the discs on the tray. • Be sure to close the disc tray. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 21: Notes On Discs

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There is no sound. • Check that the player is connected securely. • Make sure you operate the amplifier correctly.
  • Page 22: Specifications

    A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. “REMOVE” is displayed in the front panel display. • Remove the disc in front of you and turn off the player once, and then turn it on again.
  • Page 23: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls Further details are provided on the pages indicated in parentheses. Instructions in this manual describe the controls on the player. You can also use the controls on the remote if they have the same or similar names as those on the player. Front Panel A POWER switch (9) B DISC 1-5 buttons (9, 14)
  • Page 24 Remote Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia A CD1/2 (command mode) switch (8) Select the command mode. B CONTINUE button (9, 14) Press to resume Continuous Play from Shuffle Play or Program Play. SHUFFLE button (14) PROGRAM button (14) C TIME/TEXT button (11)

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