About audio signals
Audio signals recorded in a disc contain the
sound elements (channels) shown below.
Each channel is output from a separate
• Front (L)
• Front (R)
• Rear (L)
• Rear (R)
• Rear (Monaural): This signal can be either
the Dolby Surround Sound processed
signals or the Dolby Digital sound's
monaural rear audio signals.
• LFE (Low Frequency Effect) signal
• If "DTS" is set to "OFF" in "AUDIO SETUP,"
the DTS track selection option will not appear on
the screen even if the disc contains DTS tracks
• While playing a Super VCD on which the audio
track 2 is not recorded, no sound will come out
when you select "2:STEREO," "2:1/L," or
TV Virtual Surround
When you connect a stereo TV or 2 front
speakers, TVS (TV Virtual Surround) lets
you enjoy surround sound effects by using
sound imaging to create virtual rear speakers
from the sound of the front speakers (L: left,
R: right) without using actual rear speakers.
TVS was developed by Sony to produce
surround sound for home use using just a
If the player is set up to output the signal from
the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack, the
surround effect will only be heard when
"DOLBY DIGITAL" is set to "D-PCM"
Press SUR during playback.
The following display appears.
Press SUR repeatedly to select
one of the TVS sounds.
Refer to the following explanations given
for each item.
• TVS DYNAMIC
• TVS WIDE
• TVS NIGHT
• TVS STANDARD