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4-165-489-11(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-TZ230/TZ630
©2010 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-165-489-11(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-TZ230/TZ630 ©2010 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters, please refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    “DVD+RW,” “DVD+R,” “DVD VIDEO,” and the “CD” logos are trademarks. “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “PLAYSTATION” is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video.
  • Page 4: About These Operating Instructions

    ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND NON- COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED BY MPEG LA TO PROVIDE MPEG-4 VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING THAT RELATING TO...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Precautions ... 3 About These Operating Instructions ... 4 Playable Discs/Files on a USB Device ... 6 Package Contents ... 11 Index to Parts and Control ... 12 Guide to the Control Menu ...17 Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System... 20 Step 2: Connecting the System...
  • Page 6: Playable Discs/files On A Usb Device

    Playable Discs/Files on a USB Device Type Disc logo DVD VIDEO VR (Video Recording) mode VIDEO CD Super Audio CD DATA CD DATA DVD Characteristics • DVD VIDEO • DVD-R/DVD-RW in DVD VIDEO format or video mode • DVD+R/DVD+RW in DVD VIDEO format •...
  • Page 7: Notes On Discs

    Type Disc logo USB device – A logical format of files and folders on CD-ROMs, defined by ISO (International Organization for Standardization). MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) is a standard format defined by ISO/MPEG for compressed audio data. MP3 files must be in MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 format.
  • Page 8: Region Code

    Notes about CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW/DVD+R/DVD+RW In some cases, CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW/DVD+R/DVD+RW cannot be played on this system due to the recording quality or physical condition of the disc, or the characteristics of the recording device and authoring software. The disc will not play if it has not been correctly finalized. For more information, refer to the operating instructions for the recording device.
  • Page 9 • The system can play the following files. File Extension of the file MP3 file “.mp3” WMA file “.wma” AAC file “.m4a” JPEG image file “.jpg” or “.jpeg” DivX video file “.avi” or “.divx” MPEG4 video file “.mp4” or “.m4v” The system will attempt to play any data with the extensions above, even if it is not in MP3/WMA/ AAC/JPEG/DivX /MPEG4...
  • Page 10 Notes about USB devices • This system supports Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices. • This system is not guaranteed to operate with all USB devices or memories. • Although there are variety of complex functions for USB devices, the playable contents of USB devices connected to the system are music, photo, and video contents only.
  • Page 11: Package Contents

    Package Contents Main unit Speaker packages • DAV-TZ230 • Foot pads (1 set) Accessories • Remote commander (remote) (1) • R6 (size AA) batteries (2) • DAV-TZ630 • Speaker assembly parts for the tall speakers For DAV-TZ630 • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) •...
  • Page 12: Index To Parts And Control

    Index to Parts and Control For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A Disc tray B Front panel display (page 13) (remote sensor) Receives the remote signal. Point the remote toward here when using the remote. D MASTER VOLUME control Adjusts the system’s volume.
  • Page 13: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display A Playing status indicator B SLEEP indicator Flashes when the sleep timer is set. C System status display D TUNED indicator (Radio only) Lights up when a station is received. E ST indicator (Radio only) Lights up when stereo sound is received. F Surround format indicator G HDMI indicator Lights up when a signal is established...
  • Page 14: Rear Panel

    Rear panel SPEAKERS FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L CENTER ONLY FOR SS-CT ONLY FOR SS-TS A SPEAKERS jacks (page 25) B HDMI OUT jack (page 26) C ANTENNA (COAXIAL 75Ω FM) jack (page 28) D EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack (page 26) SUBWOOFER ONLY FOR...
  • Page 15: Remote Control

    Remote control ONE-TOUCH THEATRE PLAY BRAVIA Sync DVD/CD AUDIO FUNCTION TIME/ SOUND SYSTEM TEXT MODE MENU CLEAR TV INPUT AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE D.TUNING MEM SEL TOP MENU MENU MUTING VOLUME RETURN DISPLAY PRESET PRESET TUNING TUNING SHIFT Number 5/AUDIO IN, VOLUME +, AUDIO, and N buttons have a tactile dot.
  • Page 16 49, 51, 56) Displays the playback information on the TV screen. * Works with Sony TVs only. Depending on your TV, you may not be able to use some of the buttons. To insert the batteries Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment.
  • Page 17: Guide To The Control Menu

    Guide to the Control Menu You can use the Control Menu to select a function and to view related information. DISPLAY Press DISPLAY while using the “DVD/CD” or “USB” function. Each time you press DISPLAY, the Control Menu changes: 1 t 2 t 3 t 1 t ... 1 Control Menu 1 2 Control Menu 2 (appears when available) 3 Control Menu off...
  • Page 18: Control Menu

    Control Menu Example: Control Menu 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. Control Menu items Selected item Function name of selected Control Menu item Operation message List of Control Menu items The Control Menu 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the source. For details, see the pages in parentheses in the chart below.
  • Page 19 [PROGRAM] (page 38) You can select the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 39) You can play the tracks/files in random order. [REPEAT] (page 39) You can play the entire disc/USB device (all titles/all tracks/all folders/all files) repeatedly or one title/chapter/track/folder/file repeatedly.
  • Page 20: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System How to position the system Install the system by referring to the illustration below. To attach the foot pads to the subwoofer Remove the foot pads from the protective cover. Note • Use caution when placing the speakers and/or speaker stands attached to the speakers on a specially treated (waxed, oiled, polished, etc.) floor, as staining or discoloration may result.
  • Page 21 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.
  • Page 22 Remove the screw (pre-installed) at the rear of the speaker. Screw Lift the upper part of the speaker. Upper part Lower part Rear 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.
  • Page 23 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. Bottom of the upper part of the speaker Speaker-bottom cover Protection paper Note • When removing the protection paper, pull it off via the section exposed by the notch in the speaker-bottom cover. To hang the speaker on a wall Connect the speaker cord with the color tube to 3, and the speaker cord without the color tube to #.
  • Page 24 Fasten the screws to the wall, then hang the speaker on the wall. Depth of fastened screw 8 to 10 mm inch) For the tall speakers (DAV-TZ630 only) For the center speaker 145 mm inches) 210 mm inches) For the small speakers...
  • Page 25: Step 2: Connecting The System

    Step 2: Connecting the System Connecting the speakers Insert the connectors of the speaker cords to match the color of the SPEAKERS jacks of the unit until they click. F R O N S S -T S F O R F R O N O N L Y (Front right speaker (R))
  • Page 26: Connecting Your Tv

    Connecting your TV Video Depending on the jacks on your TV, select one of the connection methods. x Method 1: SCART (EURO AV) cable connection This is the basic connection and sends both video and audio signals. To listen to TV stereo sound via the system, you need to perform this connection.
  • Page 27 x Method 2: HDMI cable and SCART (EURO AV) cable connection Picture quality will be improved compared to Method 1. To listen to TV stereo sound via the system, you need to connect a SCART (EURO AV) cable. E U R O H D M I O U T O A V...
  • Page 28: Connecting The Antenna (aerial)

    Connecting the antenna (aerial) N N A A N T E IA L 7 C O A X Note • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), extend and keep it as horizontal as possible. Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the AC power cord (mains lead).
  • Page 29: Step 3: Setting Up The System

    Step 3: Setting up the System Performing the Quick Setup Displayed items vary depending on the area. "/1 C/X/x/c, Turn on your TV. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the system appears on the TV screen. Press "/1 to turn the system on.
  • Page 30 Press X/x to select the Control for HDMI setting, then press HDMI SETUP HDMI RESOLUTION: AUTO CONTROL FOR HDMI: VOLUME LIMIT: /RGB(HDMI): AUDIO(HDMI): JPEG RESOLUTION: • [OFF]: The Control for HDMI function is set to off. • [ON]: The Control for HDMI function is set to on.
  • Page 31 Press X/x to select [HDMI SETUP], then press HDMI SETUP HDMI RESOLUTION: AUTO CONTROL FOR HDMI: VOLUME LIMIT: /RGB(HDMI): AUDIO(HDMI): JPEG RESOLUTION: Press X/x to select [HDMI RESOLUTION], then press HDMI SETUP HDMI RESOLUTION: AUTO CONTROL FOR HDMI: VOLUME LIMIT: /RGB(HDMI): AUDIO(HDMI): JPEG RESOLUTION:...
  • Page 32: Playback

    Playback Playing a Disc DVD/CD Press DVD/CD. You can also select this function by pressing FUNCTION repeatedly. Press Z to open the disc tray. Place a disc on the tray, then press Z. With the label side up. Press N to start playback. Press VOLUME +/–...
  • Page 33 Note • It may take about 10 seconds before “READING” appears in the front panel display depending on the type of USB device. [FOLDER LIST] appears on the TV screen. If [FOLDER LIST] does not appear, press DVD MENU. Press X/x to select a folder. FOLDER LIST 01 Let's Talk About Love (1985) 02 1st Album (1986)
  • Page 34: Other Playback Operations

    To turn on/off the list of folders/ files Press DVD MENU. To display the list of folders/files using the Control Menu Press DISPLAY. Press X/x to select [BROWSING], then press Press X/x to select the desired list, then press • [FOLDER LIST]: A list of folders appears.
  • Page 35 Press X, then press Watch frame by frame • /m: slow-motion play (reverse). • M/ : slow-motion play (forward). Each time you press during slow-motion play, the playback speed changes. X/x while viewing a JPEG Rotate a JPEG image file image file.
  • Page 36: Changing Angles

    Note • You cannot search for a scene on a DVD+RW using the time code. Changing angles Press ANGLE during playback to select the desired angle. Displaying subtitles * Except for United Kingdom and North American models. Press SUBTITLE during playback to select the desired subtitle language.
  • Page 37 Using the DVD’s menu When you play a DVD which contains several titles, you can select the title you want using DVD TOP MENU. When you play a DVD that allows you to select items such as the language for the subtitles and the language for the sound, select these items using DVD MENU.
  • Page 38: Selecting The Playback Mode

    • [CD]: You can play the CD layer. When the system is playing a CD layer, “CD” lights up in the front panel display. Note • Super Audio CD audio signals are not output from the HDMI OUT jack. Selecting the Playback Mode Playing in programmed order (Program Play)
  • Page 39: Playing Repeatedly

    Follow Step 5 of “Playing in programmed order” for new programming. To cancel a program, select [--] under [T], then press To cancel all of the tracks in the programmed order Follow Steps 1 to 3 of “Playing in programmed order.” Press X and select [ALL CLEAR], then press Playing in random order...
  • Page 40: Slide Show

    Press N to start Repeat Play. To return to normal playback Press CLEAR while holding down SHIFT, or select [OFF] in Step 3. Note • You cannot use Repeat Play with a VIDEO CD or Super VCD with PBC playback. Selecting an effect for the slide show Press...
  • Page 41: Displaying The Information Of A Disc/usb Device

    Note • If you play a large MP3 file and JPEG image file at the same time, the sound may skip. Sony recommends that you set the MP3 bit rate to 128 kbps or lower when creating the file. If the sound still skips, reduce the size of the JPEG image file.
  • Page 42: Enjoying The Audio/video Of The Connected Component

    6 Title and chapter x VIDEO CD (with PBC functions)/Super VCD (with PBC functions) 1 Playing time of the current item 2 Disc name 3 Scene number x VIDEO CD (without PBC functions)/ Super Audio CD/CD 1 Playing time of the current track 2 Remaining time of the current track 3 Playing time of the disc 4 Remaining time of the disc...
  • Page 43 (USB) 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.
  • Page 44: Tuner

    Tuner Presetting Radio Stations You can preset 20 FM stations. Current band and preset number FM 10 : 88.00 MHz Press FM. Press and hold TUNING +/– until the auto scanning starts. Scanning stops when the system tunes in a station.
  • Page 45 Press Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 46: Sound Effect

    Sound Effect Enjoying Surround Sound You can enjoy surround sound simply by selecting one of the system’s pre-programmed surround settings. Enjoying TV sound with the 5.1 channel surround sound effect Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x to select “SUR.SETTING,” then press The selected item appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 47 Sound from Surround setting “PRO LOGIC” “PLII MOVIE” “PLII MUSIC” “2CH STEREO” Depending on the source. “A.F.D. STD” (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT STANDARD) Note • You cannot select the surround settings while the system is loading a disc. • Depending on the input stream, the surround settings may not be effective. Effect •...
  • Page 48: Selecting The Sound Effect

    Selecting the Sound Effect Selecting the effect to suit the source Press SOUND MODE repeatedly during playback until the desired mode appears in the front panel display. • “AUTO”: The system automatically selects “MOVIE” or “MUSIC” to produce the sound effect depending on the source.
  • Page 49: Convenient Functions

    HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync This function is available on TVs with the “BRAVIA” Sync function. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function with an HDMI cable, operation is simplified as below: – System Power Off (page 49) –...
  • Page 50 Watching a DVD by a single button press (One-Touch Play) Press ONE-TOUCH PLAY Your TV turns on, your TV’s function is set to the HDMI input to which the system is connected, and the system starts playing a disc automatically. The System Audio Control function is also activated automatically.
  • Page 51: Transferring Songs Onto A Usb Device

    Transferring Songs onto a USB Device You can transfer songs on an audio CD onto a USB device by encoding to MP3 format. You can also transfer MP3 files on a DATA CD/ DATA DVD onto a USB device. For connecting the USB device, see “Playing Files on a Disc/USB Device”...
  • Page 52 A new file is transferred in the “REC1-MP3” or “REC1-CD” folder each time single-track transferring is performed. Transferring tracks on an audio CD or MP3 files on a DATA CD/DATA DVD onto a USB device Load an audio CD/DATA CD/DATA DVD.
  • Page 53: Using The Sleep Timer

    Press N to start transferring. When transferring is completed, “COMPLETE” appears in the front panel display and playback of the disc and USB device stops automatically. To cancel transferring, press x. Erasing audio files on a USB device You can erase audio files (“.mp3,” “.wma,” or “.m4a”) on the USB device.
  • Page 54: Changing The Input Level Of The Sound From Connected Components

    Changing the Input Level of the Sound from Connected Components The sound distortion of the connected component may be improved by reducing the input level. Press TV. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x to select “ATTENUATE,” then press or c. Press X/x to select a setting, then press •...
  • Page 55: Settings

    Settings Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x to select “DIMMER,” then or c. press The selected item appears in the front panel display. Press X/x to select the brightness of the front panel display, then press •...
  • Page 56: Performing Further Settings

    Performing Further Settings You can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. Displayed items vary depending on the area. Note • Playback settings stored in the disc take priority over the Setup Display settings and not all the functions described may work.
  • Page 57: Settings For The Display

    x [AUDIO] You can switch the language of the sound track. When you select [ORIGINAL], the language given priority on the disc is selected. x [SUBTITLE] You can switch the language of the subtitles recorded on the DVD VIDEO. When you select [AUDIO FOLLOW], the language for the subtitles changes according to the language you selected for the sound track.
  • Page 58 [SPEAKER FORMATION] Depending on the shape of the room, you may not be able to install some speakers. For better surround sound, Sony recommends that first you decide the position of the speakers. [STANDARD]: Select this when you install all the speakers normally.
  • Page 59: Other Settings

    [NO CENTER]: Select this when you install the front and surround speakers only. [NO SURROUND]: Select this when you install the center and front speakers only. [FRONT ONLY]: Select this when you install the front speakers only. [ALL FRONT]: Select this when you install all the speakers in front of the listening position.
  • Page 60: Settings For The Speakers

    Press X/x to select the desired level, then press The lower the value, the stricter the limitation. To turn off the [PARENTAL CONTROL] function Set [LEVEL] to [OFF] in Step 5. To play a disc for which [PARENTAL CONTROL] is set When you load the disc and press N, the display for entering your password appears.
  • Page 61 Select the speakers you will use, set the speaker distance from your listening position, and then adjust the sound level for each speaker. You can adjust the sound level by using the [TEST TONE] function. x [CONNECTION] [FRONT] [YES] [CENTER] [YES]: Normally select this.
  • Page 62: Additional Information

    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).
  • Page 63: Notes About The Discs

    Notes about the Discs On handling discs • To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. • Do not stick paper or tape on the disc. • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may rise considerably inside the...
  • Page 64: Troubleshooting

    If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the system, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained.
  • Page 65: Disc Playback

    Symptom Problems and solutions Playback picture becomes • Set [YC distorted. Sound Symptom Problems and solutions There is no sound. • The speaker cord is not connected securely. • Check the speaker settings (page 60). There is no sound when the •...
  • Page 66: Usb Playback

    Symptom A file cannot be played. A JPEG image file cannot be viewed. A video file cannot be played. The titles of folders/files/file names are not displayed correctly. File names are not displayed properly. USB playback Symptom A USB device does not start playing from the beginning.
  • Page 67 USB device becomes complex. Follow the procedure in the operating instructions of the USB device to format the USB device. If the problem persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer. • The USB device is full. • The number of audio files and folders on the USB device has reached the upper limit.
  • Page 68 (USB) port. Make sure there is no problem with the USB device. If this display pattern persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • The file you want to play is broken.
  • Page 69: Specifications

    [VER.X.XX] (X is a number) may appear on the TV screen. Although this is not a malfunction and for Sony service use only, normal system operation will not be possible. Turn off the system, and then turn on the system again to operate.
  • Page 70 Mass (approx.) DAV-TZ630 (SS-TS104) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Center (SS-CT101) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Surround (SS-TS102) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Subwoofer (SS-WS101) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance...
  • Page 71: Playback Priority Of File Types

    Playback Priority of File Types The table below describes the playback priority of file types under the [MEDIA] setting. File type on a disc or USB device [VIDEO] Disc 1)2) Video files only Video files JPEG image files only JPEG image files Audio files only...
  • Page 72: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language 1027 Afar 1028 Abkhazian 1032 Afrikaans 1039 Amharic 1044 Arabic 1045 Assamese 1051 Aymara 1052 Azerbaijani 1053 Bashkir 1057 Byelorussian 1059 Bulgarian 1060 Bihari 1061 Bislama 1066 Bengali;...
  • Page 73: Index

    Index A/V SYNC 53 ANGLE 36 ATTENUATE 54 AUDIO 57 AUDIO (HDMI) 58 AUDIO DRC 59 AUDIO SETUP 58 AUTO STBY 55 BACKGROUND 59 CONTROL FOR HDMI 58 Control for HDMI 49 Control Menu 17 CUSTOM 56 DEMO 55 DIMMER 55 DivX®...
  • Page 76 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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