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2-635-102-12(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-DZ300
©2005 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-635-102-12(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ300 ©2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus with news papers, table-cloths, curtains, etc.
  • Page 3: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home Theatre System. Before operating this system, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome!...3 About This Manual ... 6 This System Can Play the Following Discs ... 6 Guide to the Control Menu Display... 10 Getting Started Unpacking ... 13 Inserting Batteries into the Remote... 13 Hookup Overview... 14 Step 1: Speaker System Hookup... 15 Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup ...
  • Page 5 Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display... 74 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ... 75 [LANGUAGE SETUP] Settings for the Display... 76 [SCREEN SETUP] Custom Settings ... 77 [CUSTOM SETUP] Settings for the Speakers...78 [SPEAKER SETUP] Additional Information Precautions ...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    About This Manual • The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the system if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote. • The Control Menu items may be different depending on the area.
  • Page 7 The system can play DVD-ROMs/DVD+RWs/ DVD-RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-Rs recorded in the following formats: – DivX video files of format conforming to UDF. Example of discs that the system cannot play The system cannot play the following discs: • CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD-RWs other than those recorded in the formats listed on page 6 •...
  • Page 8 About the Super Audio CD Super Audio CD is a new high-quality audio disc standard where music is recorded in the DSD (Direct Stream Digital) format (conventional CDs are recorded in the PCM format). The DSD format, using a sampling frequency 64 times higher than that of a conventional CD, and with 1-bit quantization, achieves both a wide frequency range and a wide...
  • Page 9 Copyrights This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision.
  • Page 10: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display Use the Control Menu to select a function and to view related information. Press repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (appears for certain discs only) Control Menu display off Control Menu display The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the disc type.
  • Page 11 Example: Control Menu display 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. Control Menu items 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) Selected item DISC TITLE CHAPTER Function name of selected Control REPEAT Menu item Operation message *1 Displays the scene number for VIDEO CDs (PBC is on), track number for VIDEO CDs/Super Audio CDs/CDs, album number for DATA CDs.
  • Page 12 [TIME/TEXT] (page 49) Checks the elapsed time and the remaining playback time. Input the time code for picture and music searching. Displays the DVD/CD text or the MP3 track name. [MULTI/2CH] (page 36) Selects the playback area on Super Audio CDs when available. [PROGRAM] (page 33) Selects the track to play in the order you want.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started Unpacking Check that you have the following items: • Speakers (5) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (5 m 4, 15 m (16.5 ft. 4, 49.5 ft. •...
  • Page 14: Hookup Overview

    Hookup Overview Perform all connections and settings by following Steps 1 to 7. “Step 1: Speaker System Hookup” (page 15) “Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup” (page 20) “Step 3: TV Hookup” (page 21) “Step 4: Other Component Hookup” (page 25) “Step 5: Connecting the AC Power Cord (Mains Lead)”...
  • Page 15: Step 1: Speaker System Hookup

    Step 1: Speaker System Hookup Connect the supplied speaker system using the supplied speaker cords by matching the colors of the jacks to those of the cords. Do not connect any speakers other than those supplied with this system. To obtain the best possible surround sound, specify the speaker parameters (distance, level, etc.) on page 78.
  • Page 16: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Front speaker (R) Surround speaker (R) Note • Do not set the speakers in an inclined position. • Do not place the speakers in locations that are: – Extremely hot or cold – Dusty or dirty – Very humid –...
  • Page 17: Installing The Speakers On The Wall

    • Use caution when placing the speakers and/or speaker stands (not supplied) that are attached with the speakers on a specially treated (waxed, oiled, polished, etc.) floor, as staining or discoloration may result. • When cleaning, use a soft cloth such as a cleaning cloth for glasses. •...
  • Page 18 25 mm (1 inch) Fasten the screws to the wall. The screws should protrude 8 to 9 mm (11/32 to 3/8 inch). 8 to 9 mm Attach the wall-mount pads on the rear side of the speaker. Hang the speakers on the screws. Note •...
  • Page 19 • 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 20: Step 2: Antenna (aerial) Hookup

    Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup Connect the supplied AM/FM antennas (aerials) for listening to the radio. Note • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the system and other components. • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). •...
  • Page 21: Step 3: Tv Hookup

    Step 3: TV Hookup First, perform the video connection, and then audio connection. With your TV’s audio output connected to this system, you can listen to TV sound through the system speakers. Connecting the video cords Sends a played back DVD image to a TV. To TV with COMPONENT VIDEO IN TV with COMPONENT...
  • Page 22 ). If your TV accepts progressive format signals, you must use this connection and set the output channel of the system to progressive format (page 22). When connecting to a standard 4:3 screen TV Depending on the disc, the image may not fit your TV screen. To change the aspect ratio, see page 76.
  • Page 23: Connecting The Audio Cords

    x P VIDEO (PROGRESSIVE VIDEO) Select this setting when: – your TV accepts progressive signals, and, – the TV is connected to the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks, and, – you want to fix the conversion method to PROGRESSIVE VIDEO for video-based software. Select this if the image is not clear when you select PROGRESSIVE AUTO.
  • Page 24 AUDIO To connect the AUDIO OUT jacks of a TV to the SAT (AUDIO IN) jacks of this system Connect a TV to the SAT (AUDIO IN) jacks using an audio cord (not supplied). When connecting a cord, be sure to match the color-coded sleeves to the appropriate jacks on the components. Note •...
  • Page 25: Step 4: Other Component Hookup

    Step 4: Other Component Hookup You can enjoy sound using the speakers of this system by connecting the AUDIO OUT jacks of another component. For video connection of other components, connect directly to the TV. Note • If you connect a TV to the SAT jacks in Step 3 (page 21), you cannot connect other components to the system. Connecting the system and the other component Outputs the other component through the system.
  • Page 26 • When you connect another component to the system, you can enjoy the component by pressing FUNCTION (page 68).
  • Page 27: Step 5: Connecting The Ac Power Cord (mains Lead)

    Step 5: Connecting the AC Power Cord (Mains Lead) Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) of this system to a wall outlet (mains), connect the speakers to the system (page 15). "/1 To turn on the system Press "/1. To turn off the system Press "/1.
  • Page 28: Step 7: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 7: Performing the Quick Setup Follow the steps below to make the minimum number of basic adjustments for using the system. To skip an adjustment, press >. To return to the previous adjustment, press .. CLEAR ENTER Turn on the TV. Press [/1.
  • Page 29 SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE LINE: 4:3 OUTPUT: Note • If your TV does not accept RGB signals, no picture appears on the TV screen even if you select [RGB]. Refer to the instructions supplied with your TV. Press ENTER.
  • Page 30: Speaker Setup

    Speaker Setup Positioning the speakers For the best possible surround sound, all the speakers other than the subwoofer should be the same distance from the listening position (A). However, this system allows you to place the center speaker up to 1.6 meters (5 ft) closer (B) and the surround speakers up to 5.0 meters (16 ft) closer (C) to the listening position.
  • Page 31: Playing Discs

    Playing Discs Playing Discs "/1 Adjust the Disc tray volume REPEAT X/x/c ENTER DISPLAY Depending on the DVD VIDEO or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the operation details supplied with your disc. Turn on your TV. Switch the input selector on the TV to this system.
  • Page 32 Stop play and remove the disc Replay the previous scene* Briefly fast forward the current scene* Go to the next or previous album* *1 DVD VIDEOs/DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs only. The button can be used except for DivX video files. *2 DVD VIDEOs/DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs/DVD+RWs only.
  • Page 33: Creating Your Own Program

    play from the beginning, press x twice and then press Creating your own program (Program Play) (VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, CD only) 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.
  • Page 34: Playing In Random Order

    want to delete the track from the program, press CLEAR. Follow Step 5 for new programming. To cancel a program, select [--] under [T], then press ENTER. To cancel all of the tracks in the programmed order Follow steps 1 to 3 of “Creating your own program (Program Play).”...
  • Page 35: Using The Dvd's Menu

    The default setting is underlined. x When playing a DVD VIDEO or DVD- • [OFF]: does not play repeatedly. • [DISC]: repeats all of the titles on the disc. • [TITLE]: repeats the current title on a disc. • [CHAPTER]: repeats the current chapter. x When playing a VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, or CD •...
  • Page 36: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-rw

    Selecting [ORIGINAL] or [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-RW Some DVD-RWs in VR (Video Recording) mode have two types of titles for playback: originally recorded titles ([ORIGINAL]) and titles that can be created on recordable DVD players for editing ([PLAY LIST]). You can select the type of title to be played.
  • Page 37: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (ver.2.0)

    Selecting a playback layer when playing a hybrid Super Audio CD Some Super Audio CDs consist of an HD layer and a CD layer. You can select the playback layer you want to listen to. Press SA-CD/CD when the system is in stop mode.
  • Page 38: (pbc Playback) About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    • Depending on the VIDEO CD, [Press ENTER] in Step 3 may appear as [Press SELECT] in the instructions supplied with the disc. In this case, press • To play without using PBC, press ./> or the number buttons while the system is stopped to select a track, then press H or ENTER.
  • Page 39 * “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA). Note • The system will play any data with the extension “.MP3,” “.JPG,” or “.JPEG” even if they are not in MP3 or JPEG format. Playing this data may generate a loud noise which could damage your speaker system.
  • Page 40: Playing Data Cds With Mp3 Audio Track And Jpeg Image Files

    Playing DATA CDs with MP3 Audio Track and JPEG Image Files MP3 audio tracks and JPEG image files recorded on DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/ CD-RWs) can be played on this system. C/X/x/c ENTER • You can view the disc information while playing MP3 audio tracks and JPEG image files (page 51).
  • Page 41: Selecting A Jpeg Image File

    The list of tracks contained in the album appears. M Y F A V O U R I T E S O N G 1 ( 2 5 6 ) W A L T Z F O R D E B B Y M Y R O M A N C E M I L E S T O N E S M Y F U N N Y V A L E N T I N E...
  • Page 42: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Press CLEAR to return to normal view. Note • Nothing happens when you press C while playing the first image file of the album. • If you press C/c to go to the next or previous image, the “Rotating a JPEG image” function is canceled. •...
  • Page 43 • [AUTO]: plays both the JPEG image files and MP3 audio tracks in the same album as a slide show. • [AUDIO (MP3)]: plays only MP3 audio tracks continuously. • [IMAGE (JPEG)]: plays only JPEG image files as a slide show. Press MENU.
  • Page 44: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    Selecting an effect for image files in the slide show (JPEG only) When you play a JPEG image file, you can select the effect to be used when viewing the slide show. Press DISPLAY twice. The Control Menu for JPEG appears. Press X/x to select then press ENTER.
  • Page 45 You can also play DATA CDs recorded in Multi Session (page 38), although DATA DVDs recorded in Multi Session are not playable. Refer to the instructions supplied with the disc drives and the recording software (not supplied) for details on the recording format. About playback order of data on DATA CDs or DATA DVDs See “Playback order of MP3 audio tracks or...
  • Page 46: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Selecting a DivX video file After Step 2 of “Selecting an album,” press ENTER. The list of files in the album appears. M Y F A V O U R I T E S 1 ( 2 ) H A W A I I 2 0 0 4 V E N U S Press X/x to select a file and press ENTER.
  • Page 47: Searching For A Particular Point On A Disc

    Searching for a Particular Point on a Disc (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze Frame) You can quickly locate a particular point on a disc by monitoring the picture or playing back slowly. Note • Depending on the DVD/VIDEO CD, you may not be able to do some of the operations described.
  • Page 48: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW only). To return to normal playback, press H. Note • You cannot search for a still picture on a DVD-RW in VR mode. • For DATA CDs, this function works only for DivX video files. Searching for a Title/ Chapter/Track/Scene, etc.
  • Page 49 [INDEX] x When playing a VIDEO CD/Super VCD with PBC Playback [SCENE] x When playing a Super Audio CD [TRACK] [INDEX] x When playing a CD [TRACK] x When playing a DATA CD (MP3 audio) [ALBUM] [TRACK] x When playing a DATA CD (JPEG file) [ALBUM] [FILE] x When playing a DviX video...
  • Page 50: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene (Picture Navigation) You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and find the desired scene quickly. C/X/x/c ENTER Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. CHAPTER VIEWER Press PICTURE NAVI repeatedly to select an item. •...
  • Page 51: Viewing Information About The Disc

    Viewing Information About the Disc Viewing the Playing Time and Remaining Time in the Front Panel Display You can check disc information, such as the remaining time, total number of titles in a DVD, tracks in a VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, CD, or MP3, file name of a DivX video using the front panel display (page 92).
  • Page 52: Checking The Playing Time And Remaining Time

    When playing a VIDEO CD (without PBC functions), Super Audio CD, or CD Playing time of the current track Remaining time of the current track Playing time of the disc Remaining time of the disc Disc name Track and index* The display returns to the top image after 2 seconds.
  • Page 53 x When playing a DVD VIDEO or DVD- • T **:**:** Playing time of the current title • T–**:**:** Remaining time of the current title • C **:**:** Playing time of the current chapter • C–**:**:** Remaining time of the current chapter x When playing a VIDEO CD (with PBC functions) •...
  • Page 54 1 ( 8 ) 1 ( 2 0 ) 01/ 01/ 2003 Date information * “Exchangeable Image File Format” is a digital camera image format defined by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA). • Date information is [DD/MM/YYYY]. DD: Day MM: Month YYYY: Year...
  • Page 55: Sound Adjustments

    Sound Adjustments Changing the Sound When playing a DVD VIDEO or DATA CD/ DATA DVD (DivX video files) recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital, MPEG audio, or DTS), you can change the audio format. If the DVD VIDEO is recorded with multilingual tracks, you can also change the language.
  • Page 56: Checking The Audio Signal Format

    • [2:STEREO]: the stereo sound of the audio track 2 • [2:1/L]: the sound of the left channel of the audio track 2 (monaural) • [2:2/R]: the sound of the right channel of the audio track 2 (monaural) Note • 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 [2:2/R].
  • Page 57: Enjoying Surround Sound By Using Sound Field

    Enjoying Surround Sound by Using Sound Field You can take advantage of surround sound simply by selecting one of system’s pre- programmed sound fields. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. Press SOUND FIELD. Each time you press SOUND FIELD repeatedly until the sound field you want appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 58: Enjoying The Sound At Low Volume

    properties of the original recording without adding any new sounds or tonal colorations. Note • When the input signal is multi channel source, Dolby Pro Logic and Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE/MUSIC are canceled and the multi channel source is output directly.
  • Page 59: Enjoying Tv Or Vcr Sound From All Speakers

    To turn the surround effect off Press SOUND FIELD repeatedly until “A.F.D. AUTO” or “2CH STEREO” appears in the front panel display. Enjoying TV or VCR Sound from All Speakers You can enjoy TV or VCR sound from all speakers of this system. For details, see “Step 3: TV Hookup”...
  • Page 60: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies. Press DSGX. Bass frequencies are effectively reinforced. To turn off the sound effect Press DSGX again. Note • When you connect headphones to the system, the DSGX function does not work. •...
  • Page 61: Using Various Additional Functions

    Using Various Additional Functions Changing the Angles If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the viewing angle. For example, while playing a scene of a train in motion, you can display the view from either the front of the train, the left window of the train, or from the right window without having the train’s movement interrupted.
  • Page 62: Locking Discs

    Locking Discs (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) You can set 2 kinds of playback restrictions for the desired disc. • Custom Parental Control You can set playback restrictions so that the system will not play inappropriate discs. • Parental Control Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to a predetermined level such as the age of the users.
  • Page 63 To turn off the Custom Parental Control function Follow steps 1 through 3 of “Preventing playback of specific discs [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL].” Press X/x to select [OFF t], then press ENTER. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. To play a disc for which Custom Parental Control is set Insert the disc for which Custom Parental...
  • Page 64 The display for setting the playback limitation level appears. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: STANDARD: Press X/x to select [STANDARD], then press ENTER. The selection items for [STANDARD] are displayed. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: STANDARD: Press X/x to select a geographic area as the playback limitation level, then press ENTER.
  • Page 65: Changing The Password

    Area Code Standard Code Standard number Argentina 2044 Malaysia Australia 2047 Mexico Austria 2046 Netherlands 2376 Belgium 2057 Zealand Brazil 2070 Norway Canada 2079 Pakistan Chile 2090 Philippines China 2092 Portugal Denmark 2115 Russia Finland 2165 Singapore France 2174 Spain Germany 2109 Sweden...
  • Page 66: Other Operations

    • If you enter a new code number, the code number previously entered will be erased. • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. Controlling TVs with the...
  • Page 67: Using The Theatre Sync Function

    Using the THEATRE SYNC Function THEATRE SYNC allows you to turn on your SONY TV and this system, changes the system mode to “DVD,” and then switches the TV’s input source you set with one button push. TV/VIDEO Number buttons...
  • Page 68: Enjoying The Sound Of Other Components

    Note • This function is only for SONY TVs. (This function may not work on some SONY TVs.) • If distance between TV and this system is too far, this function may not work. Install the system near the • Keep the remote pointed in the direction of the TV and this system while entering the code.
  • Page 69: Enjoying The Radio

    Press AMP MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “AUDIO ATT” appears in the front panel display, then press ENTER or c. Press X/x repeatedly until “ATT ON” appears in the front panel display. The output level is changed. When you select “ATT OFF” and press x, this operation will be canceled.
  • Page 70: Naming Preset Stations

    Press X/x to select the preset number you want. Press ENTER. The station is stored. Repeat 1 to 7 to store other stations. To change the preset number Restart from Step 1. Listening to the radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting radio stations”...
  • Page 71: Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    To erase the character, press C/c repeatedly until the character to be erased flashes, then press CLEAR. Press ENTER. The station name is stored. 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.
  • Page 72: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the Sleep Timer You can set the system to turn off at a preset time, so you can fall asleep listening to music. You can preset the time in 10 minutes decrements. SLEEP Press SLEEP. Each time you press this button, the minutes display (the remaining time) changes as follows: SLEEP 90M t SLEEP 80M t SLEEP 70M SLEEP OFF T SLEEP 10M ...
  • Page 73: Returning To The Default Settings

    Returning to the Default Settings You can return 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 system at the same time. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the default settings are returned.
  • Page 74: Settings And Adjustments

    Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display By using the Setup Display, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup Display, among other things. For details on each Setup Display item, see pages from 75 to 80.
  • Page 75: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: 4:3 LETTER BOX SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE LINE: 4:3 OUTPUT: Selected setting To reset all of the [SETUP] settings Select [RESET] in Step 3 and press ENTER. Select [YES] using X/x. You can also quit the process and return to the Control Menu by selecting [NO] here.
  • Page 76: Settings For The Display

    Settings for the Display [SCREEN SETUP] Choose settings according to the TV to be connected. Select [SCREEN SETUP] in the Setup Display. To use the display, see “Using the Setup Display” (page 74). The default settings are underlined. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND:...
  • Page 77: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [LINE] Selects the output method for video signals from the EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack on the rear panel of the system. [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 78: Settings For The Speakers

    selects PCM, DTS, Dolby Digital sound, and MPEG audio tracks in this order. x [MULTI-DISC RESUME] (DVD VIDEO/ VIDEO CD only) Switches the Multi-disc Resume setting on or off. Resume playback point can be stored in memory for up to 40 different DVD VIDEO/ VIDEO CD discs (page 32).
  • Page 79 Position diagram [FRONT] [YES] [CENTER] [YES]: Normally select this. [NONE]: Select this if no center speaker is used. [SURROUND] [BEHIND]: Select this if surround speakers are located in section B. [SIDE]: Select this if surround speakers are located in section A. [NONE]: Select this if no surround speaker is used.
  • Page 80: Adjusting The Speaker Level By Using The Test Tone

    x [LEVEL (FRONT)] You can vary the level of front speakers as follows. Be sure to set [TEST TONE] to [ON] for easy adjustment. Set this between –6 dB and 0 dB 0 dB in 1 dB increments. Set this between –6 dB and 0 dB 0 dB in 1 dB increments.
  • Page 81: Additional Information

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On cleaning discs • Do not use a commercially available CD/DVD cleaning disc.
  • Page 82: Notes About The Discs

    AC power cord (mains lead) again and 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 There is no picture.
  • Page 83 Even though you set the aspect ratio in [TV TYPE] of [SCREEN SETUP], the picture does not fill the screen. • The aspect ratio on the disc is fixed. Sound There is no sound. • The speaker cord is not connected securely. •...
  • Page 84 The MP3 audio track cannot be played. • The DATA CD is not recorded in the MP3 format that conforms to ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2 or Joliet. • The MP3 audio track does not have the extension “.MP3.” • The data is not formatted in MP3 even though it has the extension “.MP3.”...
  • Page 85: Self-diagnosis Function

    A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. [Data error] appears on the TV screen when playing a DATA CD or DATA DVD. • The MP3 audio track/JPEG image file/DivX video file you want to play is broken.
  • Page 86: (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display) Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier section Stereo mode (rated) Surround mode (reference) music power output * Depending on the sound field settings and the source, there may be no sound output. Inputs TV, SAT AUDIO IN Phones Super Audio CD/DVD system Laser Signal format system Frequency response (at 2 CH STEREO mode) Harmonic distortion Tuner section...
  • Page 87: Glossary

    General Power requirements 220 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Power consumption On: 145 W Standby: 0.3 W (at the Power Saving mode) Dimensions (approx.) 430 × 70 × 295 mm (w/h/d) incl. projecting parts Mass (approx.) 3.6 kg Supplied accessories See page 13.
  • Page 88 Dolby Surround Pro Logic As one method of decoding Dolby Surround, Dolby Surround Pro Logic produces four channels from 2 channel sound. Compared with the former Dolby Surround system, Dolby Surround Pro Logic reproduces left-to-right panning more naturally and localizes sounds more precisely.
  • Page 89 Progressive format (sequential scanning) In contrast to the Interlace format, the progressive format can reproduce 50 - 60 frames per second by reproducing all scanning lines (525 lines for the NTSC system, 625 lines for the PAL system). The overall picture quality increases and still images, text and horizontal lines appear sharper.
  • Page 90: 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...
  • Page 91: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) (27, 31, 73) B Disc tray (31) C A (open/close) (31, 73) D H (play) (31) E X (pause) (31) F x (stop) (31, 73) G ./>...
  • Page 92 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up during PBC playback. (VIDEO CD only) (37) B Lights up when the time information of a title or chapter appears in the front panel display. (DVD only) C Monaural/Stereo effect (Radio only) (70) D Lights up when 2 channel source is...
  • Page 93 Rear panel FRONT R FRONT L A SPEAKER jacks (15) B COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (21) C EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jacks (21) COMPONENT VIDEO OUT SURR R SURR L CENTER WOOFER R AUDIO IN SPEAKER D AM terminal (20) E FM 75 COAXIAL jack (20) F SAT VIDEO/AUDIO IN jacks (23, 25) DVD ONLY...
  • Page 94 Remote A TV [/1 (on/standby) (66) B TV/VIDEO (66) C TUNER MENU (69) D SLEEP (72) E SA-CD/CD (36) F PROGRESSIVE (22) G REPEAT/FM MODE (34, 70) H MULTI/2CH (36) I Number buttons (35, 62, 66) The number 5 button has a tactile dot.* J CLEAR, - (28, 33, 66, 67) K TOP MENU (35) L C/X/x/c/ENTER (27, 33, 57, 62, 68, 72,...
  • Page 95: Dvd Setup Display List

    DVD Setup Display List You can set the following items with the DVD Setup Display. The order of the displayed items may be different from the actual display. LANGUAGE SETUP (Select the language you want to use from the displayed language list.) MENU (Select the language you want to use from the...
  • Page 96: Amp Menu List

    AMP Menu List You can set the following items with AMP MENU on the remote. AMP menu DIMMER DEMO AUDIO ATT DIMMER ON DIMMER OFF DEMO ON DEMO OFF ATT ON ATT OFF...
  • Page 97: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 76 4:3 LETTER BOX 76 4:3 OUTPUT 77 4:3 PAN SCAN 76 5.1 Channel Surround 56 A/V SYNC 46 Accessories 13 ALBUM 48 Album 87 AMP menu 27, 69 AMP menu list 96 ANGLE 61 Antenna (aerial) Hookup 20 AUDIO 75 AUDIO ATT 69 AUDIO DRC 78...
  • Page 98 SCREEN SAVER 76 SCREEN SETUP 76 Searching 47 SETUP 74 Setup Display 74, 95 Shuffle Play 34 SIZE 78 SLEEP 72 Slide show 42 Slow-motion play 47 Sound Field 57 SPEAKER SETUP 78 Speaker setup 30 Speaker System Hookup 15 SUBTITLE 61, 75 Super Audio CD 8, 36 TEST TONE 80...
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