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DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-DZ560
©2008 Sony Corporation
3-283-040-11(1)

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  • Page 1 DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ560 ©2008 Sony Corporation 3-283-040-11(1)
  • 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 About the S-AIR function... 3 Playable Discs... 5 Getting Started Step 1: Assembling the Speakers ...10 Step 2: Positioning the System ...15 Step 3: Connecting the System ...18 Step 4: Performing the Quick Setup ...25 Step 5: Enjoying Sound from all the Speakers ...28...
  • 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).) ® DivX is a video file compression technology, developed by DivX, Inc. DivX, DivX Certified, and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc.
  • Page 7 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 “S-AIR” and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. are trademarks of Sony Corporation. ) technology.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Unpacking • Front speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Surround speakers (2) • 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: Assembling The Speakers

    Step 1: Assembling the Speakers Before connecting the speakers, attach the speaker stand to the speaker. (For the front speakers) Use the parts as follows: • Front speakers (2) • Speaker cords (2, red/white) • Posts (2) • Bases (2) •...
  • Page 11 Attach the post cover to the other end of the post. Orient the slot toward you, attach the post cover so that the slot of the post engages with the tab of the post cover, then secure with the screw. Speaker cord Hole Upper part of the...
  • Page 12 Connect the speaker cords 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 #. Rear of the speaker Attach the post to the base.
  • Page 13 Adjust the height of the speaker. Loosen (but do not remove) the screws, adjust the height of the speaker, then secure the screws. Adjust the speaker of one side, then adjust another speaker by checking lines as a guide. Note •...
  • Page 14 Fully-assembled illustration Front speaker (L): Front speaker (R): White label Red label White...
  • Page 15: Step 2: 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 81) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...
  • Page 16 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 17 • 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 18: Step 3: Connecting The System

    Step 3: 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 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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 Stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied) EZW-T100 slot (See “Wireless system option” (page 22).) SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L...
  • Page 22 Note • Connect the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter so that the V marks are aligned. When disconnecting, pull out while pressing A. Wireless system option By using an S-AIR product (not supplied), you can enjoy wireless performance by transmission from the system.
  • Page 23: 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 24: 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 25: Step 4: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 4: 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 26 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 27 Unplug the calibration mic and press C/ c to select [YES]. Note • The environment of the room in which the system is installed may affect measurements. • If measurement fails, follow the message then retry [AUTO CALIBRATION]. Press Quick Setup is finished. All connections and setup operations are complete.
  • Page 28: Step 5: Enjoying Sound From All The Speakers

    ** Depending on the country model, [720 × 576p] may appear. Note • When “HDMI” lights up in the front panel display, images other than [720 × 480p] or [720 × 576p] are stretched vertically. Step 5: Enjoying Sound from all the Speakers You can enjoy DVD, TV, or VCR sound from all the speakers in this system.
  • Page 29 Note • When you use the TV (COAXIAL or OPTICAL DIGITAL IN) jack (digital connection), the digital connection takes priority. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEC. MODE” appears in the front panel or c. display, then press Press X/x repeatedly until the decoding mode you want appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 30: 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. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEC. MODE” appears in the front panel display, then press or c.
  • Page 31 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 32: 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 33: 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. Adjust the volume "/1 FUNCTION Disc tray Connect headphones STEP Turn on your TV. Switch the input selector on the TV to this system.
  • Page 34 To use the headphones Connect the headphones to PHONES jack on the unit. The sound of the system is muted. You can also connect the headphones to PHONES jack on the surround amplifier. (The sound of the system is muted.) Other operations Press Stop...
  • Page 35: Changing The Sound

    To display the subtitles 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 36 Checking the audio signal format If you press AUDIO repeatedly during playback, the format of the current audio signal (PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, etc.) appears as shown below. x DVD Example: Dolby Digital 5.1 channel Surround (L/R) 1: ENGLISH DOLBY DIGITAL 3 / 2 .1 Front (L/R) + Center Currently playing program format...
  • Page 37 x When the current layer is the CD layer [SUPER AUDIO CD] appears. x When the current layer is the HD layer [CD] appears. Press to change the layer. • [SUPER AUDIO CD]: You can play the HD layer. When the system is playing an HD layer, “SA-CD”...
  • Page 38: Using Play Mode

    – you change the function by pressing FUNCTION +/–. – you disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). • For a DVD-VR, VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, CD, DATA CD, or DATA DVD, the system remembers the resume playback point for the current disc. •...
  • Page 39: Playing In Random Order

    Selected track PROGRAM 0: 03:51 ALL CLEAR – – 1. TRACK – – 2. TRACK – – 3. TRACK – – 4. TRACK – – 5. TRACK – – 6. TRACK – – 7. TRACK Total time of the programmed tracks To program other tracks, repeat Steps 4 to 5.
  • Page 40: Playing Repeatedly

    To return to normal play Press CLEAR, or select [OFF] in Step 3. To turn off the Control Menu display Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control Menu display is turned off. Note • You cannot use Shuffle Play with a VIDEO CD or Super VCD with PBC playback.
  • Page 41: Searching/selecting A Disc

    Searching/Selecting a Disc Using the DVD’s menu A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which make up a picture or music feature. These sections are called “titles.” When you play a DVD which contains several titles, you can select the title you want using DVD TOP MENU.
  • Page 42 The number in parentheses indicates the total number of titles, chapters, tracks, indexes, scenes, folders, or files. 9 8 ( 9 9 ) 1 3 ( 9 9 ) 0 : 0 3 : 1 7 Selected row Press [** (**)] changes to [– – (**)]. 9 8 ( 9 9 ) 1 3 ( 9 9 ) 0 : 0 3 : 1 7...
  • Page 43: Playing Mp3 Files/jpeg Image Files

    Playing MP3 Files/JPEG Image Files You can play the MP3 files or JPEG image files: • which have the extension “.MP3” (MP3 file) or “.JPG”/“.JPEG” (JPEG image file) • which conform to the DCF* image file format * “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).
  • Page 44 FOLDER LIST 01 Let's Talk About Love (1985) 02 1st Album (1986) 03 In the Middle of Nowhere (1986) 04 Ready for Romance (1986) 05 In the Garden of Venus (1987) 06 Romantic Warriors (1987) 07 Back for Good (1988) 08 Alone (1999) Press X/x to select a folder.
  • Page 45 • 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 46: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    Enjoying DivX About DivX video files ® DivX is a video file compression technology, developed by DivX, Inc. This product is an ® official DivX Certified product. You can play a DATA CD or DATA DVD that ® contains DivX video files.
  • Page 47 To go to the next or previous page Press To turn off the display Press DVD MENU repeatedly. To stop playback Press x. Selecting a DivX video file After Step 2 of “Selecting a folder,” press The list of files in the folder appears. FILE LIST MY FAVOURITES HAWAII 2004...
  • Page 48: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Adjusting the Delay Between the Picture and Sound [A/V SYNC] When the sound does not match the pictures on the TV screen, you can adjust the delay between the picture and sound. Press DISPLAY. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 49: Changing The Password

    Enter a 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The display for confirming the password appears. x When you have already registered a password The display for entering the password appears. Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The display for setting the playback limitation level appears.
  • Page 50: Using The Setup Display

    Press X/x to select [SYSTEM SETUP], then press The options for [SYSTEM SETUP] appear. Press X/x to select [PARENTAL CONTROL t], then press The display for entering the password appears. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press Press X/x to select [CHANGE PASSWORD t], then press Enter your 4-digit password using the...
  • Page 51: Settings For The Display

    The options for the selected item appear. Example: [TV TYPE] VIDEO SETUP TV TYPE: LINE: PAUSE MODE: 4:3 LETTER BOX 4:3 PAN SCAN Options Press X/x to select a setting, then press The setting is selected and setup is complete. VIDEO SETUP TV TYPE: 4:3 LETTER BOX...
  • Page 52: Settings For The Hdmi

    x [TV TYPE] You can select the aspect ratio of the connected [16:9]: Select this when you connect a wide- screen TV or a TV with a wide mode function. [4:3 LETTER BOX]: Select this when you connect a 4:3 screen TV. Displays a wide picture with bands on the upper and lower portions of the TV screen.
  • Page 53 for HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync” (page 62). [OFF]: Off. [ON]: On. You can operate mutually between components that are connected with an HDMI cable. Note • When you set to [ON] without the HDMI connection of the TV, [Please verify the HDMI connection.] appears and you cannot set to [ON].
  • Page 54: Settings For The Audio

    Settings for the audio [AUDIO SETUP] AUDIO SETUP S-AIR SETUP: SPEAKER FORMATION: AUTO CALIBRATION: AUDIO DRC: TRACK SELECTION: x [S-AIR SETUP] You can set up the S-AIR setting. For details, see “Using an S-AIR Product” (page 75). [ID] You can set the ID of the system. [PAIRING] You can pair the system and S-AIR sub unit, such as surround amplifier or S-AIR receiver.
  • Page 55: Settings For The Speakers

    [JACKET PICTURE]: The jacket picture (still picture) appears, but only when the jacket picture is already recorded on the disc (CD- EXTRA, etc.). If the disc does not contain a jacket picture, the [GRAPHICS] picture appears. [GRAPHICS]: A preset picture stored in the system appears.
  • Page 56 [L/R] 3.0 m/10 ft : Set the front speaker distance. 3)4) [CENTER] 3.0 m/10 ft distance (up to 1.6 meters (5 ft) closer to the front speakers). 0.9 to 6.9 meters for North American models. 0.0 to 6.9 meters for North American models. When you perform the Quick Setup (page 25), the default settings are changed.
  • Page 57 test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence. Adjust the sound level as follows. Set the [TEST TONE] to [ON]. Press C/X/x/c repeatedly to select the desired speaker and the level. Press Repeat Steps 1 to 3. Press C/X/x/c repeatedly to set [TEST TONE] to [OFF] after adjusting the speaker level.
  • Page 58: Tuner

    • You can operate the tuner function by observing the following display on the TV screen. 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 59: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 58)). 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 60 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 61: 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 62: 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 63 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 64 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 20).
  • Page 65: 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 66 • The following USB devices/situations can increase the time it takes to start playback: – a USB device recorded with a complicated tree structure. – when the audio files or JPEG image files in another folder have just been played back. •...
  • Page 67 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 68 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 69: Playing Repeatedly

    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.” Playing repeatedly (Repeat Play) You can play the audio files/JPEG image files on the USB device repeatedly.
  • Page 70 Press The system starts playback from the selected number. Viewing the information of an audio file in the front panel display Press DISPLAY repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY while playing the disc, the display changes: 1 y 2 1 Playing time and current track number 2 Track (file) name* * If an MP3 file has the ID3 tag, the system will display a folder name/track (file) name from the ID3...
  • Page 71: Storing Songs In A Usb Device

    • Date information is [DD/MM/YYYY]. DD: Day MM: Month YYYY: Year Storing Songs in a USB Device You can record songs on an audio CD in a USB device by encoding to MP3 format. You can also copy the MP3 files on a DATA CD/DATA DVD into the USB device.
  • Page 72 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 73 Recordable space of the USB device USB RECORDING Free: 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...
  • Page 74: Using The Digital Media Port Adapter

    Using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT Adapter The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) adapter (not supplied) is for enjoying sound from a portable audio source or computer. By connecting a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, you can enjoy sound from the connected component on the system. Available DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapters vary in each area.
  • Page 75: Using An S-air Product

    Using an S-AIR Product The unit is compatible with the S-AIR function (page 103), which allows sound transmission between S-AIR products. When you purchase the S-AIR product, you need to perform the following settings to establish the sound transmission. About S-AIR products There are two types of S-AIR product.
  • Page 76 • Insert the wireless transmitter so that the V marks are aligned. • Do not insert other than the wireless transmitter into the EZW-T100 slot. Make sure to use the same screws to secure the wireless transmitter. Rear of the unit SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L...
  • Page 77 • To confirm the current ID, perform Steps 1 to 7 above. When you pair the unit with the S-AIR sub unit (page 78), [(PAIRING)] appears beside ID on the display for selecting ID. To set the ID of the surround amplifier Refer to the operating instructions of the surround amplifier.
  • Page 78 To control the system from the S-AIR receiver You can control the system from the S-AIR receiver by using the following buttons. Press Operation H, X, x, Share the same operations on the ./> remote and unit. S-AIR CH Change the function of the system. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR receiver.
  • Page 79 Your room Neighbor This unit ID A No transmission ID A S-AIR sub unit S-AIR sub unit Pairing Place the S-AIR sub unit that you want to pair near the unit. Note • Remove headphones from the surround amplifier (if connected). Match the IDs of the unit and the S-AIR sub unit.
  • Page 80 If sound transmission is unstable For the surround amplifier For the S-AIR receiver If you use multiple wireless systems which sharing the 2.4 GHz band, such as wireless LAN or Bluetooth, the transmission of S-AIR products or other wireless systems may be unstable.
  • Page 81: 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 82). • When you change the [CONNECTION] setting in [SPEAKER SETUP] (page 55), the [SPEAKER FORMATION] setting returns to [STANDARD].
  • Page 82: 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 83: Controlling The Tv With The Supplied Remote

    See page 55. 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 84: 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 85: 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 86: Checking The Play Information

    x DATA CD (DivX video file)/DATA DVD (DivX video file) 1 Playing time of the current file 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. •...
  • Page 87 To check DATA CD/DATA DVD (MP3 file/DivX video file) text 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 88: 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 89: 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 90: 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 91: Troubleshooting

    Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. When you install the S-AIR sub unit (not supplied), in the event of a problem with the S-AIR function, have a Sony dealer check the entire system together (main unit and S-AIR sub unit). Power...
  • Page 92 Symptom Even though you set the aspect ratio in [TV TYPE] of [VIDEO SETUP], the picture does not fill the TV screen. Color irregularity occurs on the TV screen. Sound Symptom There is no sound. No sound is output from the HDMI OUT jack.
  • Page 93 Symptom Remedy The surround effect is difficult to • Make sure the “DEC. MODE” setting (page 30). hear when you are playing a • Check the speaker connections and settings (pages 19, 55). 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 94 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.
  • Page 95 • Multi-angles are not recorded on the DVD being played (page 34). • 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 96: 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 97 – 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 98 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 99 Symptom Remedy No sound is heard from the • If you use another S-AIR main unit, place it more than 8 m (26 S-AIR product. from the unit. • Confirm the ID of the unit and S-AIR sub unit (page 76). •...
  • Page 100: 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 101: Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier Section Stereo mode (rated) 108 W + 108 W (at 3 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD) Surround mode (reference) RMS output power FL/FR/C/SL/SR*: 142 watts (per channel at 3 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD) Subwoofer*: 140 watts (at 3 ohms, 80 Hz, 10% THD) * Depending on the decoding mode settings and the source, there may be no sound output.
  • Page 102: Glossary

    (w/h/d) Digital Cinema Auto Calibration 0.6 kg Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed by Sony to automatically measure and adjusts Subwoofer Bass reflex the speaker settings to your listening 160 mm cone type environment in a short period of time.
  • Page 103 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-T100.
  • Page 104 2 channel area Multi channel area You can play the CD layer on a conventional CD player. Since both layers are on one side, it is not necessary to turn the disc over. To select a layer, see “To change a playback layer when playing a hybrid Super Audio CD”...
  • Page 105: 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 106: 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) (25, 88) B A (open/close) (33) C Front panel display (108) D Play operation buttons (33) (remote sensor) (9) F FUNCTION (28) G VOLUME control (33) H PHONES jack (33) I AUDIO IN/A.CAL MIC jack (21, 25, 82)
  • Page 107: Rear Panel

    Rear panel SPEAKER DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL A SPEAKER jacks (19) B EZW-T100 slot (21) C COAXIAL 75Ω FM jack (23) D AM terminal (23) E EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack (20) Screws* SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L...
  • Page 108: 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. (84) 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 109: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – O ANGLE 3 (34) AUDIO qh (35) CLEAR es (38, 50, 59) D.TUNING ws (59) DISC SKIP DISPLAY wa (60, 70, 85) DVD MENU wg (41) DVD TOP MENU qd (41) DYNAMIC BASS 6 (84) ENTER wf (24, 25, 36, 38, 58, FUNCTION +/–...
  • Page 110: 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 111 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 (except for USB device) Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type [TITLE] (page 41)/[SCENE] (page 41)/[TRACK] (page 41)
  • Page 112 [PROGRAM] (page 38) You can select the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 39) You can play the track/file in random order. [REPEAT] (page 40) You can play the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all folders/all files) repeatedly or one title/ chapter/track/folder/file repeatedly.
  • Page 113 [INTERVAL] (page 68) You can select the duration for which the slides are displayed on the TV screen. [EFFECT] (page 68) You can select the effects to be used for changing slides during a slide show. [MODE (MUSIC, IMAGE)] (pages 66, 67) You can select the data type;...
  • Page 114: Index

    Index Numerics 5.1 Channel Surround 36 A/V SYNC 48 AAC file 65 ANGLE 34 ATTENUATE 29 AUDIO 51 AUDIO (HDMI) 53 AUDIO DRC 54 AUDIO SETUP 54 AUTO CALIBRATION 54, 82, BACKGROUND 54 COLD RESET 88 CONTROL FOR HDMI 52 Control for HDMI 62 Control Menu Display 110 CUSTOM 50, 88...
  • Page 116 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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