Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DAV-DZ170/ DAV- DZ171/DAV-DZ175 Serial No.______________ The following FCC statement...
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark. As an ENERGY ® STAR partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product meets the ® ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. Precautions On power sources • The unit is not disconnected from...
About MPEG-4 Visual THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE MPEG-4 VISUAL PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL AND NON- COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER FOR DECODING VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE MPEG-4 VISUAL STANDARD (“MPEG-4 VIDEO”) THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND NON- COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY...
Table of Contents Precautions ... 3 About These Operating Instructions ... 4 Playable Discs/Files on a USB Device ... 6 Package Contents ... 10 Index to Parts and Control ... 11 Guide to the Control Menu ...16 Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System... 19 Step 2: Connecting the System...
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 •...
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.
Note that some playback functions may not work with some DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs, even if they have been correctly finalized. In this case, view the disc by normal playback. Also some DATA CDs/DATA DVDs created in Packet Write format cannot be played. Notes about Multi Session CD •...
The system will attempt to play any data with the extensions above, even if it is not in MP3/WMA/ AAC/JPEG/MPEG4 format. Playing this data may generate a loud noise which could damage your speaker system. • The following can increase the time it takes to start playback: –...
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 12) (remote sensor) Receives the remote signal. Point the remote toward here when using the remote. D MASTER VOLUME control Adjusts the system’s volume.
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 HDMI indicator Lights up when a signal is established between a TV and the unit via HDMI.
Rear panel SPEAKERS SUR R SUR L FRONT R FRONT L SUBWOOFER CENTER SPEAKERS A SPEAKERS jacks (page 21) B HDMI OUT jack (page 22) C TV/CABLE (DIGITAL IN OPTICAL/ COAXIAL) jacks (page 22) D COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (page 22) TV/CABLE DIGITAL IN VIDEO...
Remote control ONE-TOUCH THEATER PLAY BRAVIA Sync DVD/CD AUDIO CABLE TIME/ SOUND TEXT MODE CLEAR AUDIO SUBTITLE D.TUNING TOP MENU RETURN PRESET TUNING SHIFT Number 5/AUDIO IN, VOLUME +, AUDIO, and N buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the remote.
47, 49, 54) 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.
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...
Control Menu Example: Control Menu 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. Control Menu items Selected item Function name of selected REPEAT 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.
[PROGRAM] (page 35) You can select the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 36) You can play the tracks/files in random order. [REPEAT] (page 37) 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.
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.
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.
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. K E R S S P E A S U R S U R C E N T O O F E...
T V ID O N E N C O M P H D M I O U T * The HDMI cable is supplied with DAV-DZ171 only. When connecting to a TV and cable box 2 Audio 1 Video V ID E...
2 Connecting the audio from your TV/cable box To listen to TV or cable box sound via the system, select one of the connection methods. x Method 1: Audio cord (not supplied) connection This is the basic connection and sends an analog audio signal. x Method 2: Digital optical cord (not supplied) connection Sound quality will be improved compared to Method 1.
Connecting the other components You can enjoy connected components via the system’s speakers. Connected component Portable audio source (not supplied) USB device (not supplied) Connecting the antenna (aerial) Note • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), extend and keep it as horizontal as possible. Required cord for connection Stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied) USB connector (not supplied)
Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Wall outlet (mains): The shape of the wall outlet (mains) differs depending on the area.
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.
Press C/c to select the speaker formation image as the speakers are actually positioned, then press SPEAKER FORMATION STANDARD • [STANDARD]: Select this when you install all the speakers normally. • [NO CENTER]: Select this when you install the front and surround speakers only.
Setting the type of video output to match your TV Depending on the connection of your TV (page 22), select the type of video output of the system. To select the type of video signal output from the HDMI OUT jack When you connect the unit and your TV with an HDMI cable, select the type of video signals output from the HDMI OUT jack.
To select the type of video signal output from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks When you connect the unit and your TV with a component video cable, select the type of video signals output from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks. Press DVD/CD.
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 +/–...
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)
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.
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.
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 Press SUBTITLE during playback to select the desired subtitle language. Changing the audio Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select the sound.
Press X/x to select MENU], then press Press X/x to select [MENU] or [TOP MENU], then press Selecting an original title or edited title 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.
Press X/x to select the item to be shuffled. x VIDEO CD/Super Audio CD/CD • [OFF]: Off. • [TRACK]: You can shuffle tracks on the disc. x During Program Play • [OFF]: Off. • [ON]: You can shuffle tracks selected in Program Play.
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.
Displaying the Information of a Disc/ USB Device Viewing playback information Press TIME/TEXT repeatedly during playback. Information on the TV screen 0: 13 192k MP3 4, 5 Dvorak/Tchaikovsky/NedPho/Kreizberg Adagio - Allegro molto 1 [T **:**:**/C **:**:**/D **:**:**] Playing time of the current title, track/ chapter/disc [T-**:**:**/C-**:**:**/D-**:**:**] Remaining time of the current title, track/...
x DATA CD/DATA DVD/USB device (audio file) 1 Playing time and current track number 2 Track (file) name* * If an MP3 file has an ID3 tag, the system will display a title name from the ID3 tag information. The system can support ID3 ver 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3. ID3 ver 2.2/2.3 tag information display has priority when both ID3 ver 1.0/1.1 and ver 2.2/2.3 tags are used for a single MP3 file.
(USB) • 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.
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.
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.
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 •...
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.
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 47) –...
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.
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”...
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.
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.
Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound (DUAL MONO) You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when the system receives or plays a Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast signal. Note • To receive a Dolby Digital signal, you need to connect a TV or other component to the unit with a digital optical or digital coaxial cord (page 22).
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 •...
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.
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.
16:9 aspect ratio TV Note • [4:3 OUTPUT] is effective only when you set [TV TYPE] in [VIDEO SETUP] to [16:9]. x [BLACK LEVEL] You can select the black level (setup level) for the video signals output from the jacks other than COMPONENT VIDEO OUT/HDMI OUT.
[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. Press C/c to select a setting, then press •...
obstruction between the speakers and the calibration mic. Calibration mic Press C/c to select [YES], then press [AUTO CALIBRATION] starts. Be quiet during the measurement. Note • The environment of the room in which the system is installed may affect measurements. When the measurements differ considerably from the status of the speaker installation, perform the speaker settings manually by...
[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, a preset picture stored in the system appears. [GRAPHICS]: A preset picture stored in the system appears.
Settings for the speakers [SPEAKER SETUP] You can adjust the speaker settings manually without performing the Quick Setup. 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.
[ON]: The test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence while adjusting the level. 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, then press Repeat Step 2.
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).
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...
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.
Symptom Problems and solutions Picture noise appears. • If the picture output from your system goes through your VCR to get to your TV, the copy-protection signal applied to some DVD programs could affect picture quality. Connect the unit directly to your TV. An image is not displayed on the •...
Symptom There is noise or the sound skips while playing a USB device. Disc playback Symptom A disc does not play. The language for the sound track or subtitle cannot be changed. A disc does not start playing from the beginning. A DATA CD/DATA DVD cannot be played.
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.
• A problem has been detected with the level of electrical current from the (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.
Symptom Problems and solutions “LOCKED” appears and a disc • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. cannot be ejected. “DATA ERROR” appears. • The file you want to play is broken. • The file format does not match the extension of the file name. See “Playable Discs/Files on a USB Device”...
[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.
3 ohms Dimensions (approx.) 103 mm × 164 mm × 85 mm (4 in) (w/h/d) Mass (approx.) 0.5 kg (1 lb 2 oz) Subwoofer DAV-DZ170/DAV-DZ171 (SS-WS102) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) DAV-DZ175 (SS-WS101) Speaker system...
DRM: Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • Standby power consumption 0.2 W. • Halogenated flame retardants are not used in the certain printed wiring boards. • Over 85% power efficiency of amplifier block is achieved with the full digital amplifier, S-Master. Not compatible...
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 Video files only Video files JPEG image files only JPEG image files Audio files only MP3 files...
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;...
Index Numerics 4:3 OUTPUT 55 A/V SYNC 51 ANGLE 34 ATTENUATE 52 AUDIO 55 AUDIO (HDMI) 57 AUDIO DRC 58 AUDIO SETUP 57 AUTO CALIBRATION 57 AUTO STBY 53 BACKGROUND 58 BLACK LEVEL 56 BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) 56 CONTROL FOR HDMI 56 Control for HDMI 47 Control Menu 16 CUSTOM 54...