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2-590-890-11(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-DZ700FW
©2005 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-590-890-11(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ700FW ©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... 83 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ... 84 [LANGUAGE SETUP] Settings for the Display... 85 [SCREEN SETUP] Custom Settings ... 86 [CUSTOM SETUP] Settings for the Speakers...87 [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 57) 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 44) Selects the playback area on Super Audio CDs when available. [PROGRAM] (page 41) 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) • Posts (long 4, short • Bases (4) • Terminal covers (4) • Screws (20) • Surround amplifier (1) • IR transmitter* (1) • IR receiver* (1) •...
  • Page 14: Hookup Overview

    Hookup Overview Perform all connections and settings by following Steps 1 to 8. “Step 1: Speaker System Hookup” (page 15) “Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup” (page 25) “Step 3: TV Hookup” (page 26) “Step 4: Other Component Hookup” (page 30) “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 87.
  • Page 16 When using the IR receiver stand, attach the stand so that both delta marks on the IR receiver and stand are aligned. Surround amplifier Receive the sound from the IR receiver and send to the surround speakers. Connect the surround speakers and the IR receiver to the surround amplifier. Attaching the speaker stand to the speaker Before connecting the speakers, attach the speaker stand to the speaker.
  • Page 17 The long post is for floor use, the short post is for tabletop use. Post (long) Secure the base to the post by screws. Draw the speaker cord through the hole on the base, then stand it up. Bottom of the base Speaker cord Post (short)
  • Page 18 Draw the speaker cord through the hole on the speaker. Hole Speaker Mount the speaker on the post. Note • Do not catch the speaker cord between the speaker and the post. • Do not drop the speaker when mounting. Speaker cord Speaker...
  • Page 19 Connect the speaker cord to the speaker, then adjust the length of the speaker cord. Adjust the length of the speaker cord. Attach the terminal cover to the speaker by screws. Terminal cover Screws (2)
  • Page 20: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Front speaker (R) Rear side of the front speaker Surround speaker (L) Center speaker COAXIAL OPTICAL FRONT R FRONT L CENTER WOOFER DIGITAL IN DIGITAL IN SPEAKER IR transmitter Subwoofer Rear side of the surround speaker SPEAKER SURROUND L Surround amplifier Front speaker (L)
  • Page 21 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 – Subject to vibrations – Subject to direct sunlight •...
  • Page 22: Installing The Speakers On The Wall

    Examples of poor conditions of the speaker cord Stripped speaker cord is touching another speaker terminal. After connecting all the components, speakers, and AC power cord (mains lead), output a test tone to check that all the speakers are connected correctly. For details on outputting a test tone, see page 89. If no sound is heard from a speaker while outputting a test tone, or a test tone is output from a speaker other than the one currently displayed on the Setup Display, the speaker may be short-circuited.
  • Page 23 • 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 24 About the wireless system This wireless system adopts the Digital Infrared Audio Transmission system (page 96). The following diagram indicates the infrared transmission area (the range that the infrared rays can reach). Top view IR transmitter Note • Do not install the IR receiver in a place exposed to direct sunlight or strong light such as an incandescent lamp. •...
  • Page 25: 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 26: 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 TV with COMPONENT Connect the system to your TV using the SCART (EURO AV) cord (not supplied).
  • Page 27 ). If your TV accepts progressive format signals, you must use this connection and set the output channel of the system to progressive format (page 27). 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 85.
  • Page 28: 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 29 AUDIO FRONT R To connect the AUDIO OUT jacks of a TV to the VIDEO (AUDIO IN) jacks of this system Connect a TV to the VIDEO (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 30: Step 4: Other Component Hookup

    Step 4: Other Component Hookup You can enjoy other component by connecting the VIDEO/AUDIO OUT jacks of another component. Note • If you connect a TV to the VIDEO jacks in Step 3 (page 26), you cannot connect other components to the system. (you can connect other components with the coaxial cable (not supplied) to the COAXIAL DIGITAL IN jack (page 31)).
  • Page 31 If you connect a digital satellite receiver with an DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL or OPTICAL) jack The digital satellite receiver can be connected to the VIDEO (OPTICAL DIGITAL IN) or SAT (COAXIAL DIGITAL IN) jack instead of the VIDEO AUDIO IN jacks of the system. The system can accept both the digital and analogue signals.
  • Page 32: 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 33: Step 7: Adjusting The Wireless System

    LINE indicator turns green. • If the POWER/ON LINE indicator flashes in red, the IR receiver is receiving an infrared ray from another Sony’s wireless product. Move the IR transmitter and/or the IR receiver so that the POWER/ON LINE indicator turns green.
  • Page 34 To hang the IR receiver on a wall Install a commercially available screw in the wall so that it protrudes 4 mm. Detach the IR receiver stand and hang it via hole on the rear side of the IR receiver on the screw. Make sure that the IR receiver does not move after installation.
  • Page 35: Step 8: Performing The Quick Setup

    • Do not install the IR transmitter or IR receiver to a wall of low strength. • Sony is not liable for any damage or accident incurred by incorrect installation (i.e. low strength wall, etc.), incorrect use of this product, or natural disaster.
  • Page 36 The Setup Display for selecting the language used in the on-screen display appears. LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: MENU: AUDIO: SUBTITLE: Press X/x to select a language. The system displays the menu and subtitles in the selected language. Note • The selectable language is different depending on the area.
  • Page 37: Speaker Setup

    Press X/x to select the surround speaker distance from the listening position. You can set from 0.0 to 7.0 meters (0 to 23 ft). SPEAKER SETUP SIZE: DISTANCE: LEVEL(FRONT): LEVEL(SURROUND): TEST TONE: FRONT: CENTER: SURROUND: Note • The setting range changes depending on the front speaker setting.
  • Page 38 If color irregularity is observed again... Place the speaker further away from the TV set. If howling occurs Reposition the speakers or turn down the volume on the system.
  • Page 39: 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 40 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45: 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 46: (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 47 * “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 48: 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 59).
  • Page 49: 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 50: 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 51 • [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 52: 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 53 You can also play DATA CDs recorded in Multi Session (page 46), 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 54: 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 55: 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 56: 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 57 [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 58: 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 59: 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 101).
  • Page 60: 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 61 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 62 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 63: 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 64: Checking The Audio Signal Format

    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]. • You cannot change the sound for Super Audio CDs. Checking the audio signal format (DVD, DivX video only) If you press AUDIO repeatedly during...
  • Page 65: 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 66 In collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony measured the sound environment of their studios and integrated the data of the measurement and Sony’s own DSP (Digital Signal Processor) technology to develop “Digital Cinema Sound.” “Digital Cinema Sound” simulates in a home theater an ideal movie theater sound environment based on the preference of the movie director.
  • Page 67: Enjoying The Sound At Low Volume

    x REAR ST. This mode outputs 2 channel sources from the surround speakers only. (Although no sound is output from the front speakers, sound is output from the front speakers when you set [SURROUND] in [SPEAKER SETUP] to [NONE] (page 87).) •...
  • Page 68: Enjoying Tv Or Vcr Sound From All Speakers

    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 26) and “Step 4: Other Component Hookup” (page 30). Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “TV,” “VIDEO,”...
  • Page 69 Press ENTER or AMP MENU. The AMP menu turns off. Note • AUDIO DRC only applies to Dolby Digital sources.
  • Page 70: 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 71: 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 72 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 73 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. The area is selected. When you select [OTHERS t], select and enter a standard code in the table on page 74 using the number buttons.
  • Page 74: Changing The Password

    Area Code Standard Code number Argentina 2044 Australia 2047 Austria 2046 Belgium 2057 Brazil 2070 Canada 2079 Chile 2090 China 2092 Denmark 2115 Finland 2165 France 2174 Germany 2109 India 2248 Indonesia 2238 Italy 2254 Japan 2276 Korea 2304 Changing the password Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode.
  • Page 75: 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 76: 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 77: 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 78: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    component that is connected to the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel. To prevent this, you can change the output level of the sound from the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel. Press AMP MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “AUDIO ATT”...
  • Page 79: Enjoying The Radio

    Enjoying the Radio TUNER MENU CLEAR C/X/x/c ENTER TUNING –/+ Presetting radio stations You can preset 20 FM stations, and 10 AM stations. Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume to minimum. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until the band you want appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 80: Naming Preset Stations

    For automatic tuning, press and hold TUNING + or –. Press x when you stop the automatic tuning. • If an FM program is noisy, press FM MODE so that “MONO” appears in the front panel display. There will be no stereo effect, but the reception will improve.
  • Page 81: 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 82: 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. X/x/c ENTER Press AMP MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DIMMER” appears in the front panel display, then press ENTER or c.
  • Page 83: 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 84 to 89.
  • Page 84: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: LINE: 4:3 OUTPUT: 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. Press ENTER.
  • Page 85: 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 83). The default settings are underlined. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND:...
  • Page 86: [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 87: 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 40).
  • Page 88 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 89: Adjusting The Speaker Level By Using The Test Tone

    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. [CENTER] Set this between –6 dB and +6 dB 0 dB in 1 dB increments. (appears when you set [CENTER] to [YES] in the [SIZE]...
  • Page 90: 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 91: Notes About The Discs

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. In the event of a problem of the surround amplifier, have a Sony dealer check other parts of the system together (system, IR transmitter, and IR receiver). Power The power is not turned on.
  • Page 92 • The SCART (EURO AV) cord is not connected securely. • The SCART (EURO AV) cord is damaged. • The system is not connected to the correct EURO AV t INPUT jack (page 26). • The video input on the TV is not set so that you can view pictures from the system.
  • Page 93 The remote does not function. • There are obstacles between the remote and the system. • The distance between the remote and the system is too far. • The remote is not pointed at the remote sensor on the system. •...
  • Page 94: Self-diagnosis Function

    • The DVD prohibits changing the angles. 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.
  • Page 95: (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display) Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier section Stereo mode (rated) 55 W + 55 W (3 ohms at 1 kHz, DIN) Surround mode (reference) music power output Front: 143 W + 143 W (with SS-TS46) Center*: 143 W (with SS-CT46) Surround*: 143 W + 143 (with SS-TS46B) Subwoofer*: 285 W (with SS-WS42)
  • Page 96: Glossary

    50 W these high-quality media would be transmitted 260 × 260.5 × 58 mm with no accompanying deterioration, Sony (w/h/d) developed a technology called “Digital Infrared 1.45 kg Audio Transmission” for the infrared...
  • Page 97 Dolby Digital This movie theater sound format for is more advanced than Dolby Surround Pro Logic. In this format, the surround speakers output stereo sound with an expanded frequency range, and a subwoofer channel for deep bass is independently provided. This format is also called “5.1”...
  • Page 98 Film based software, Video based software DVDs can be classified as Film based or Video based software. Film based DVDs contain the same images (24 frames per second) that are shown at movie theaters. Video based DVDs, such as television dramas or sit-coms, displays images at 30 frames (or 60 fields) per second.
  • Page 99: 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 100: 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) (32, 39, 82) B Disc tray (39) C A (open/close) (39, 82) D H (play) (39) E X (pause) (39) F x (stop) (39, 82) G ./>...
  • Page 101 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up during PBC playback. (VIDEO CD only) (45) 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) (79) D Lights up when 2 channel source is...
  • Page 102: Rear Panel

    Rear panel A SPEAKER jacks (15) B SAT COAXIAL DIGITAL IN jack (30) C VIDEO OPTICAL DIGITAL IN jack (30) D COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (26) E EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jacks (26) COAXIAL FRONT R FRONT L CENTER WOOFER DIGITAL IN...
  • Page 103 Remote A TV [/1 (on/standby) (75) B TV/VIDEO (75) C TUNER MENU (79) D SLEEP (81) E SA-CD/CD (44) F PROGRESSIVE (27) G REPEAT/FM MODE (42, 79) H MULTI/2CH (44) I Number buttons (43, 71, 75) The number 5 button has a tactile dot.* J CLEAR, - (35, 41, 75, 76) K TOP MENU (43) L C/X/x/c/ENTER (32, 41, 65, 71, 77, 82,...
  • Page 104 Surround amplifier A POWER/ON LINE indicator (33) B POWER (33) POWER/ON LINE POWER SPEAKER DIR-R2 SURROUND L SURROUND R C DIR-R2 jack (15) D SPEAKER jacks (15) Front panel Rear panel...
  • Page 105: 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 106: Amp Menu List

    AMP Menu List You can set the following items with AMP MENU on the remote. AMP menu AUDIO DRC DUAL MONO A/V SYNC DIMMER DEMO AUDIO ATT DRC STD DRC MAX DRC OFF MAIN MAIN+SUB MAIN/SUB SYNC OFF SYNC ON DIMMER ON DIMMER OFF DEMO ON...
  • Page 107: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 85 4:3 LETTER BOX 85 4:3 OUTPUT 86 4:3 PAN SCAN 85 5.1 Channel Surround 64 A/V SYNC 54 Accessories 13 ALBUM 56 Album 96 AMP menu 32, 54, 68, 78 AMP menu list 106 ANGLE 70 Antenna (aerial) Hookup 25 AUDIO 84 AUDIO ATT 78...
  • Page 108 THEATRE SYNC 76 TIME/TEXT 57 TITLE 56 Title 98 TRACK 56 Track 98 TRACK SELECTION 86 Troubleshooting 91 TUNER MENU 79 TV Hookup 26 TV TYPE 85 Usable discs 6 VIDEO CD 98 Wireless system 24, 33 Sony Corporation Printed in Korea...

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