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DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-DZ260
©2008 Sony Corporation
3-283-036-11(3)

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  • Page 1 DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ260 ©2008 Sony Corporation 3-283-036-11(3)
  • Page 2 Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. 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.
  • Page 3: About This Operating Instructions

    Precautions On power sources • AC power cord (mains lead) must be changed only at the qualified service shop. • The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet (mains), even if the unit itself has been turned off.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Operating Instructions... 3 Playable Discs... 5 Getting Started Step 1: Positioning the System ...10 Step 2: Connecting the System ...13 Step 3: Performing the Quick Setup ...20 Step 4: Enjoying Sound from all the Speakers ...23 Sound Adjustment Enjoying Surround Sound by Using Decoding Mode ...
  • Page 5: Playable Discs

    Playable Discs Type Disc logo DVD VIDEO VR (Video Recording) mode Super Audio CD VIDEO CD DATA CD – DATA DVD – MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) is a standard format defined by ISO/MPEG which compresses audio data. MP3 files must be in MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 format.
  • Page 6 JPEG image files must conform to the DCF image file format. (DCF “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).) Except for United Kingdom and North American models. ®...
  • Page 7 “DTS” and “DTS Digital Surround” are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc. This system incorporates High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. “BRAVIA” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. ) technology.
  • Page 8 Getting Started Unpacking • Front speakers (2) and surround speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (6, red/white/ green/gray/blue/purple) • Remote commander (remote) (1) •...
  • Page 9: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote

    Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. To use the remote, point it at the remote sensor Note • Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or humid place. •...
  • Page 10: Step 1: Positioning The System

    • Do not lean or hang on the speaker, as the speaker may fall down. • When you change the positions of the speakers, Sony recommends that you change the settings. For details, see “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room” (page 71) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...
  • Page 11 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 speaker (L): White Front speaker (R): Red...
  • Page 12 • Contact a screw shop or installer regarding the wall material or screws to be used. • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall strength or improper screw installation, natural calamity, etc.
  • Page 13: Step 2: Connecting The System

    Step 2: Connecting the System See the connection diagram below, and read the additional information from 1 to 5 on the following pages. Note • Be sure to make connections securely to avoid hum and noise. • When you connect another component with a volume control, turn up the volume of the other components to a level where sound is not distorted.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Speakers

    1 Connecting the Speakers The connector and color tube of the speaker cords are the same color as the label of the jacks to be connected. 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 #.
  • Page 15: Connecting The Tv

    2 Connecting the TV For video output to your TV, check the video input jacks of the TV, and select connection method A or B. Picture quality improves in order from A (standard) to B (HDMI). When the TV has the digital optical or coaxial output jack, you can improve sound quality by connecting with the digital cord (A).
  • Page 16: Connecting The Other Components

    3 Connecting the other components You can enjoy the connected component using the six speakers of the system. • Portable audio source: A • DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter: B SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L SPEAKER DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL...
  • Page 17 If your TV has multiple audio/video inputs You can enjoy the sound with the speakers of the system through the connected TV. Connect the components as follows. System Select the component on the TV. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. If the TV does not have multiple audio/video inputs, a switcher will be necessary to receive the sound from more than two components.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Antenna (aerial)

    4 Connecting the antenna (aerial) SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SPEAKER DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL HDMI OUT Note • Keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) and cord away from the system or other AV components, as noise may result. •...
  • Page 19: About The Demonstration

    5 Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains), connect all the speakers to the unit. Rear panel SPEAKER CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL To the wall outlet (mains) About the demonstration After connecting the AC power cord (mains lead), the demonstration appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 20: Step 3: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 3: Performing the Quick Setup Follow the Steps below to make the basic adjustments for using the system. Note • When you connect the system and the TV with the HDMI cable (not supplied), you need to set the type of video output for matching your TV.
  • Page 21 Press X/x to select the output method for video signals. • [VIDEO]: outputs video signals. • [RGB]: outputs RGB signals. Note • If your TV does not accept RGB signals, no picture appears on the TV screen even if you select [RGB].
  • Page 22 • If measurement fails, follow the message then retry [AUTO CALIBRATION]. Press Quick Setup is finished. All connections and setup operations are complete. To quit the Quick Setup Press DISPLAY in any Step. • If you change the position of the speakers, reset the speaker settings.
  • Page 23: Step 4: Enjoying Sound From All The Speakers

    Step 4: Enjoying Sound from all the Speakers You can enjoy DVD, TV, or VCR sound from all the speakers in this system. X/x/c, Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until the desired function appears in the front panel display. Each time you press FUNCTION +/–, the function changes as follows.
  • Page 24 Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TV” or “AUDIO” appears in the front panel display. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “ATTENUATE” appears in the front panel display, then press Press X/x to select a setting. • “ATT ON”: You can attenuate the input level.
  • Page 25: Sound Adjustment

    Sound Adjustment Enjoying Surround Sound by Using Decoding Mode You can enjoy surround sound simply by selecting one of the system’s pre-programmed decoding modes. They bring exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. X/x/c, Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEC.
  • Page 26 Display Decoding mode “PLII MOVIE” Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE “PLII MUSIC” Dolby Pro Logic II MUSIC “2CH STEREO” 2 CHANNEL STEREO “HP 2CH” HEADPHONE 2 CHANNEL STEREO “HP VIRTUAL” HEADPHONE VIRTUAL Press The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off.
  • Page 27: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Selecting the Sound Mode You can select a suitable sound mode for movies or music. Press SOUND MODE repeatedly during playback until the desired mode appears in the front panel display. • “AUTO”: The system selects “MOVIE” or “MUSIC” automatically to produce the sound effect depending on the disc.
  • Page 28: Disc

    Disc Playing a Disc Depending on the DVD VIDEO or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your disc. "/1 Disc tray STEP Turn on your TV. Switch the input selector on the TV to this system.
  • Page 29 – [CONTROL FOR HDMI] is set to [OFF] (page 57). To use the headphones Connect the headphones to PHONES jack on the unit. The sound of the system is muted. Other operations Press Stop Pause Resume play after pause X or H Go to the next chapter, >...
  • Page 30: Changing The Sound

    To display the subtitles * Except for United Kingdom and North American models. If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn the subtitles on/off during playback. If multilingual subtitles are recorded on the disc, you can change the subtitle language during playback, or turn the subtitles on/off whenever you want.
  • Page 31 Note • While the system is 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 [2:2/R]. Checking the audio signal format * Except for United Kingdom and North American models.
  • Page 32 To change a playback layer when playing a hybrid Super Audio CD Some Super Audio CDs consist of a Super Audio CD layer and a CD layer. You can change the playback layer you want to listen to. Note • When the Super Audio CD does not have the CD layer, you cannot select the playback layer.
  • Page 33 The system starts playback from the point where you stopped the disc in Step 1. Note • Depending on where you stop the disc, the system may not resume playback from exactly the same point. • The point where you stopped playing may be cleared when: –...
  • Page 34: Using Play Mode

    Using Play Mode Creating your own program (Program Play) You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks on the disc to create your own program. You can program up to 99 tracks. Press DISPLAY.
  • Page 35: Playing In Random Order

    To cancel all of the tracks in the programmed order Follow Steps 1 to 3 of “Creating your own program.” Press X and select [ALL CLEAR]. Press Playing in random order (Shuffle Play) You can play the contents on a disc in random order.
  • Page 36: Searching/selecting A Disc

    • [DISC]: You can repeat all of the folders on the disc. • [FOLDER]: You can repeat the current folder. • [TRACK] (MP3 files only): You can repeat the current file. • [FILE] (DivX video files only): You can repeat the current file (except for United Kingdom and North American models).
  • Page 37 Selecting [ORIGINAL] or [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-VR This function is only available for DVD-VRs with a playlist created. Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select PLAY LIST], then press The options for [ORIGINAL/PLAY LIST] appear.
  • Page 38: Playing Mp3 Files/jpeg Image Files

    Input the time code using the number buttons. For example, to find the scene at 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 20 seconds after the beginning. Press 2, 1, 0, 2, 0 ([2:10:20]). Press Note • You cannot search for a scene on a DVD+RW using the time code.
  • Page 39 Press X/x to select a folder. x To play MP3 files in a folder Press H to start playing the selected folder. x To select a MP3 file Press The list of files contained in the folder appears. TRACK LIST 03 In the Middle of Nowher...
  • Page 40 • If you play 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 41: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    The options for [INTERVAL] appear. Press X/x to select a setting. • [NORMAL]: You can set to the standard duration. • [FAST]: You can set the duration shorter than [NORMAL]. • [SLOW 1]: You can set the duration longer than [NORMAL]. •...
  • Page 42: Selecting A Folder

    DivX video files that the system can play The system can play data that is recorded in DivX format, and which has the extension “.AVI,” or “.DIVX.” The system will not play files with the extension “.AVI” or “.DIVX” if they do not contain a DivX video.
  • Page 43: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    To play the next or previous DivX video file without turning on the above file list You can select the next or previous DivX video file in the same folder by pressing >/.. You can also select the first file of the next folder by pressing >...
  • Page 44: Restricting Playback Of The Disc

    Restricting Playback of the Disc [PARENTAL CONTROL] Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to a predetermined level such as the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. You can set the playback restriction by registering a password.
  • Page 45: Changing The Password

    To turn off the [PARENTAL CONTROL] function Set [LEVEL] to [OFF] in Step 11. To play a disc for which [PARENTAL CONTROL] is set Load the disc and press H. The display for entering your password appears. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The system starts playback.
  • Page 46: Using The Setup Display

    Using the Setup Display You can make various adjustments of items such as picture and sound. Displayed items vary depending on the country model. Note • Playback settings stored in the disc take priority over the Setup Display settings and not all the functions described may work.
  • Page 47: Settings For The Display

    Setting the display or sound track language [LANGUAGE SETUP] Set various languages for the on-screen display or sound track. LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: MENU: AUDIO: SUBTITLE: x [OSD] (On-Screen Display) You can switch the display language on the TV screen. x [MENU] (DVD VIDEO only) You can switch the language for the disc’s menu.
  • Page 48: Settings For The Hdmi

    x [LINE] You can selects the output method for video signals from the EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack on the rear panel of the unit. [VIDEO]: The system outputs video signals. [RGB]: The system outputs RGB signals. Note •...
  • Page 49: Settings For The Audio

    x [YC /RGB (HDMI)] You can select the type of HDMI signal output from HDMI OUT jack. ]: The system outputs YC [RGB]: The system outputs RGB signals. Note • If the playback picture becomes distorted, set ] to [RGB]. •...
  • Page 50: Other Settings

    Note • [AUDIO DRC] works only for Dolby Digital. x [TRACK SELECTION] (DVD VIDEO only) You can give the sound track which contains the highest number of channels priority when you play a DVD VIDEO on which multiple audio formats (PCM, DTS, Dolby Digital, or MPEG audio) are recorded.
  • Page 51: Settings For The Speakers

    Settings for the speakers [SPEAKER SETUP] To obtain the best possible surround sound, set connection of the speakers and their distance from your listening position. Then use the test tone to adjust the level and the balance of the speakers to the same level. Note •...
  • Page 52 2)3) [L/R] 3.0 m/10 ft : Set the surround speaker distance (up to 5.0 meters (16 ft) closer to the front speakers). 0.0 to 6.9 meters for North American models. When you perform the Quick Setup (page 20), the default settings are changed. This item appears when you set [SURROUND] to [YES] in the [CONNECTION] setting.
  • Page 53: Tuner

    • You can operate the tuner function by observing the following display on the TV screen. Current station Current band and preset number FM 10 : 88.00 MHz SONY RADIO Station name Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 54: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 53)). Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display. The last received station is tuned in. Press PRESET +/–...
  • Page 55 1 t 2 t ... t 1 t ... x “TUNER FM” When the station name is set 1 Station name Ex. “SONY RADIO” 2 Frequency Ex. “FM1 87.50” 3 The “FM MODE” setting Ex. “STEREO” When the station name is not set: 1 Frequency Ex.
  • Page 56: Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    Using the Radio Data System (RDS) What is the Radio Data System? The Radio Data System (RDS) is a broadcasting service that allows radio stations to send additional information along with the regular program signal. This tuner offers convenient RDS features, such as station name display. RDS is available only for FM stations.* Note •...
  • Page 57: Control For Hdmi/external Audio Device

    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 a component other than Sony, even if the component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function.
  • Page 58 To set the [CONTROL FOR HDMI] function to on/off Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “DVD” appears in the front panel display. Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select then press The options for [SETUP] appear.
  • Page 59 Enjoying TV sound from the speakers in this system (System Audio Control) You can enjoy TV sound in this system by easy operation. To use this function, connect the system and the TV with an audio cord (not supplied) and an HDMI cable (not supplied) (page 15).
  • Page 60: Playing Back Audio Files/jpeg Image Files Of A Usb Device

    Playing Back Audio Files/JPEG Image Files of a USB Device You can play audio files (MP3/WMA/AAC files)/JPEG image files stored in a USB device such as the digital music player or USB storage media (not supplied) by connecting the USB device to the unit.
  • Page 61 • Some USB devices cannot be played back on the system depending on the file format. • The system can play back to a depth of 8 folders only. • The system may not be able to play an audio file depending on the kind of file.
  • Page 62 Press X/x to select a file and press The system starts playing the selected file. You can turn the file list off by pressing DVD MENU. Pressing DVD MENU again will display the folder list. • The system can recognize up to 150 audio files in a single folder.
  • Page 63 To play the next or previous JPEG image file Press c/C when the Control Menu display is not displayed. Note that you can select the next folder by continuing to press c after the last image on the current folder, but that you cannot return to the previous folder by pressing C.
  • Page 64: Playing Repeatedly

    • [FOLDER LIST]: The list of folders appears. Follow Step 2 of “Selecting an audio file or folder” or “Selecting a JPEG image file or folder.” • [PICTURE LIST]: Images of JPEG image files in the folder appear in 16 subscreens. Follow Step 2 of “Selecting a JPEG image file or folder.”...
  • Page 65 Press X/x or the number buttons to select the desired number. If you make a mistake, press CLEAR to cancel the number. Press The system starts playback from the selected number. Viewing the information of an audio file in the front panel display Press DISPLAY repeatedly.
  • Page 66: Storing Songs In A Usb Device

    Checking the date information of JPEG image file You can check the date information during playback when the Exif* tag is recorded in the JPEG image file. Press DISPLAY twice during playback. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 67 the name without overwriting the original folder or file. • Some USB devices cannot be played back on the system depending on the file format. Recording songs on an audio CD into a USB device Load an audio CD. Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode.
  • Page 68 USB RECORDING 2002_Remixes 01_Back_Seat_O... 02_One_Nights_... 03_Are_You_Ma... 04_I_Can_Lose_... 05_Soul_Survivo... 06_Strangers_B... 07_Stay_maxi_ve... MP3 files/folders to be copied. x To select the desired MP3 file/folder Press X/x to select the MP3 file/folder, then press The MP3 files/folders are marked. x To select all MP3 files/folders Press C/X/x/c to select [ press x To cancel the MP3 file/folder...
  • Page 69: Playable Usb Devices

    Playable USB Devices You can use the following Sony USB devices on the system. Verified Sony devices Product name Model name ® Walkman NWD-B103/B105/B103F/B105F NWZ-A815/A816/A818 NWZ-S515/S516/S615F/S616F/ S618F MICROVAULT USM 512JX/1GJX/2GJX/4GJX IC Recorder ICD-U50/U60/U70 ICD-SX57/SX67/SX77 “WALKMAN” and “WALKMAN” logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 70 • Depending on the type of DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, you may be able to operate a connected component using either the buttons on the remote or the unit. The following illustration shows an example of buttons that can be used in this case. ./>...
  • Page 71: Other Operations

    • [NO]: Exit [SPEAKER FORMATION]. Note • In order to enjoy the surround sound after you change the position of the speakers, Sony recommends you set [SPEAKER FORMATION], and then set [AUTO CALIBRATION] (page 72). • When you change the [CONNECTION] setting in [SPEAKER SETUP] (page 51), the [SPEAKER FORMATION] setting returns to [STANDARD].
  • Page 72: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically [AUTO CALIBRATION] D. C. A. C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) can set the appropriate surround sound automatically. Note • The system outputs a loud test sound when [AUTO CALIBRATION] starts. You cannot turn the volume down.
  • Page 73: Controlling The Tv With The Supplied Remote

    See page 51. Controlling the TV with the Supplied Remote You can control the TV (Sony only) by using following buttons. Use these buttons (other than TV [/1, THEATRE, TV INPUT, and TV VOL +/–) while pressing the TV button.
  • Page 74: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies. Press DYNAMIC BASS. “D. BASS ON” appears in the front panel display and bass frequencies are effectively reinforced. To turn off the sound effect Press DYNAMIC BASS again. Enjoying the sound at low volume You can enjoy sound effects or dialogue, as you...
  • Page 75: Changing The Brightness Of The Front Panel Display

    Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display The brightness of the front panel display can be set to either of 2 levels. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DIMMER” appears in the front panel display, then press or c. Press X/x to select the brightness of the front panel display.
  • Page 76: Checking The Play Information

    2 Current file name 3 Current album and file number Note • The system can only display the first level of the DVD/CD text, such as the disc name or title. • If a file name of the MP3 file cannot be displayed, “*” will appear in the front panel display instead.
  • Page 77 To check DATA CD/DATA DVD (MP3 file/DivX video file By pressing DISPLAY while playing MP3 files or DivX video files on a DATA CD/DATA DVD, you can display the name of the folder/ MP3 file/DivX video file , and the audio bit rate (the amount of data per second of the current audio) on the TV screen.
  • Page 78: Returning To The Default Settings

    Returning to the Default Settings Returning the system parameters, such as preset stations, to the default settings "/1 Press "/1 to turn on the system. Press x, A, and "/1 on the unit at the same time. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the system returns to default settings.
  • Page 79: 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 80: 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 81: Troubleshooting

    • Is anything blocking the ventilation holes of the system? • After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture Symptom Remedy There is no picture.
  • Page 82 Symptom Color irregularity occurs on the TV screen. Sound Symptom There is no sound. No sound is output from the HDMI OUT jack. The left and right sounds are unbalanced or reversed. There is no sound from the subwoofer. Severe hum or noise is heard. The sound loses stereo effect when you play a VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3 file.
  • Page 83 Symptom Remedy The surround effect is difficult to • Make sure the “DEC. MODE” setting (page 25). hear when you are playing a • Check the speaker connections and settings (pages 14, 51). sound track of Dolby Digital, • Depending on the DVD, the output signal may not be the entire 5.1 channel. It DTS, or MPEG audio.
  • Page 84 Symptom The MP3 file cannot be played. • The DATA CD is not recorded in the MP3 format that conforms to ISO 9660 The JPEG image file cannot be played. The MP3 files and JPEG image files starts playing simultaneously. The DivX video file cannot be played (except for United Kingdom and North American...
  • Page 85 • Multi-angles are not recorded on the DVD being played (page 29). • The DVD prohibits changing the angles. A disc cannot be ejected and • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. “LOCKED” appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 86: Usb Device

    (USB) port. Turn off the system and remove the USB device from the (USB) port. Make sure there is no problem with the USB device. If this display pattern persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer. • If you connect an unsupported USB device, the following problems may occur.
  • Page 87 – the file size is extremely large. – the physical structure within the memory is fragmented. • Sony recommends following these guidelines. – Total folders on the USB device: 200 or less – Total files per folder: 150 or less not support all of these FAT.
  • Page 88 USB device may be broken. 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. • Check if the USB device is write-protected.
  • Page 89: Self-diagnosis Function

    [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 90: Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier Section Stereo mode (rated) Surround mode (reference) RMS output power * Depending on the decoding mode settings and the source, there may be no sound output. Inputs (Analog) TV (AUDIO IN) AUDIO IN Inputs (Digital) TV (COAXIAL IN/OPTICAL IN) Outputs (Analog) Phones Super Audio CD/DVD System...
  • Page 91: Glossary

    S-master. Glossary Digital Cinema Auto Calibration Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed by Sony to automatically measure and adjusts 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.
  • Page 92 surround speakers and a center speaker. The surround speakers output monaural sound. Digital audio compression technology developed by DTS, Inc. This technology conforms to 5.1-channel surround. This format comprises of stereo rear channel and there is discrete subwoofer channel in this format. DTS provides the same 5.1 discrete channels of high quality digital audio.
  • Page 93: Language Code List

    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...
  • Page 94: Index To Parts And Control

    Index to Parts and Control For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) (20, 78) B A (open/close) (28) C Front panel display (96) D Play operation buttons (28) (remote sensor) (9) F FUNCTION (23) G VOLUME control (28) H PHONES jack (28) I AUDIO IN/A.CAL MIC jack (16, 20, 72)
  • Page 95 Rear panel SPEAKER DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL A SPEAKER jacks (14) B COAXIAL 75Ω FM jack (18) C AM terminal (18) D EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack (15) SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L DC5V 0.7A MAX HDMI OUT...
  • Page 96: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Playing status B Flashes when the sleep timer is set. (74) C Displays system’s status such as chapter, title, or track number, time information, radio frequency, playing status, decoding mode, etc. D Lights up when a station is received.
  • Page 97: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – O ANGLE 3 (29) AUDIO qh (30) CLEAR es (34, 46, 54) D.TUNING ws (54) DISC SKIP DISPLAY wa (55, 65, 75) DVD MENU wg (36) DVD TOP MENU qd (36) DYNAMIC BASS 6 (74) ENTER wf (19, 20, 31, 34, 53, FUNCTION +/–...
  • Page 98: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display You can use the Control Menu display to select a function and to view related information. DISPLAY Press DISPLAY repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY, the Control Menu display changes: 1 t 2 t ... t 1 t ... 1 Control Menu display 1 2 Control Menu display 2 (appears when available) 3 Control Menu display off...
  • Page 99 Example: Control Menu display 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. Control Menu items Selected item Function name of selected REPEAT Control Menu item Operation message To turn off the display Press DISPLAY. List of Control Menu items Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type [TITLE] (page 37)/[SCENE] (page 37)/[TRACK] (page 37) You can select the title, scene, or track to be played.
  • Page 100 [SHUFFLE] (page 35) You can play the track/file in random order. [REPEAT] (page 35) You can play the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all folders/all files) repeatedly or one title/ chapter/track/folder/file repeatedly. [A/V SYNC] (page 43) You can adjust the delay between the picture and sound. [DISC MENU] (page 36) You can display the DVD’s menu.
  • Page 101 List of Control Menu Items for USB device Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type [REPEAT] (page 64) You can play the entire USB device (all folders/all files) repeatedly or one folder/file repeatedly. [BROWSING] (page 63) You can display the list of folders/JPEG image files. [DATE] (page 66) You can display the date the picture was taken by a digital camera.
  • Page 102: Index

    Index Numerics 5.1 Channel Surround 31 A/V SYNC 43 AAC file 60 ANGLE 29 ATTENUATE 24 AUDIO 47 AUDIO (HDMI) 49 AUDIO DRC 49 AUDIO SETUP 49 AUTO CALIBRATION 49, 72, BACKGROUND 50 COLD RESET 78 CONTROL FOR HDMI 48 Control for HDMI 57 Control Menu Display 98 CUSTOM 46...
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