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2-895-959-11(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
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*DAV-HDX265/HDX267W only
DAV-HDX265/HDX266/HDX267W
©2007 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-895-959-11(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions *DAV-HDX265/HDX267W only DAV-HDX265/HDX266/HDX267W ©2007 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    The model and serial numbers are located at the rear exterior of the control unit. 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-HDX265/DAV-HDX266/DAV- HDX267W Serial No.______________...
  • Page 3: Welcome

    • Install this system so that the AC power cord (mains) can be unplugged from the wall socket immediately in the event of trouble. 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 ... 7 Getting Started – BASIC – Step 1: Connecting the System and TV...10 Step 2: Positioning the System ...14 Step 3: Performing the Quick Setup ...15 Getting Started –...
  • Page 5 Advanced Settings and Adjustments Locking Discs ... 63 (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room ... 66 (SPEAKER FORMATION) Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically ... 68 (AUTO CALIBRATION) Using the Setup Display... 70 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ...
  • 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 unit if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote. • The instructions in this manual are for DAV- HDX265, DAV-HDX266, and DAV- HDX267W.
  • Page 7: This System Can Play The Following Discs

    This System Can Play the Following Discs Format of Disc logo discs DVD VIDEO DVD-RW/ DVD-R DVD+RW/ DVD+R VIDEO CD (Ver. 1.1 and 2.0 discs)/ Audio CD CD-RW/CD-R (audio data) (MP3 files) (JPEG files) “DVD-RW,” “DVD+RW,” “DVD+R,” “DVD VIDEO,” and the “CD” logos are trademarks. Note about CDs/DVDs The system can play CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD- RWs recorded in the following formats:...
  • Page 8: Region Code

    view the disc by normal playback. Also some DATA CDs/DATA DVDs created in Packet Write format cannot be played. Music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies This product is designed to play back discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently, various music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies are marketed by some record companies.
  • Page 9: Getting Started - Basic

    Getting Started – BASIC – See Unpacking in Specifications, page 85. Inserting batteries into the remote You can control the system using the supplied remote. Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries 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 on the unit.
  • Page 10: Step 1: Connecting The System And Tv

    Step 1: Connecting the System and TV The following is the basic connection of the unit to the speakers and TV. For other TV connections, see page 20. For other component connection, see page 24. To accept progressive signals, see page 22. To change the color system (PAL or NTSC), see page 13.
  • Page 11: Connecting The Speakers

    • When you install the wireless kit WAHT-SD1 (supplied with DAV-HDX267W only) in the DIR-TC1 slot, you can enjoy wireless performance. For details, see “Connecting Other Components” (page 24) and the operating instructions of the WAHT-SD1. 1 Connecting the Speakers Required cords The connector and color tube of the speaker cords are the same color as the label of the jacks to be connected.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Tv

    2 Connecting the TV Required cords Video cord Audio cord (not supplied) • When you want to output the TV sound or stereo sound of a 2 channel source from the 6 speakers, select the “Dolby Pro Logic,” “Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE,” or “Dolby Pro Logic II MUSIC” sound field (page 30). 3 Connecting the Antenna (Aerial) To connect the AM loop antenna (aerial) The shape and the length of the antenna (aerial) is designed to receive AM signals.
  • Page 13 To connect the FM wire antenna (aerial) Connect the FM wire antenna (aerial) to the FM 75 Ω COAXIAL jack. FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) FM 75 Ω COAXIAL jack Note • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). •...
  • Page 14: Step 2: Positioning The System

    Step 2: Positioning the System Positioning the speakers For the best possible surround sound, all the speakers other than the subwoofer should be placed at 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 15: Step 3: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 3: Performing the Quick Setup Follow the steps below to make the minimum number of basic adjustments for using the system. C/X/x/c, Turn on the TV. Press [/1. Note • Disconnect the headphones when you perform the Quick Setup. You cannot operate steps after 11 with the headphones connected.
  • Page 16 Note • When the wireless kit WAHT-SD1 (supplied with DAV-HDX267W only) is installed, [STANDARD (WIRELESS)] appears instead. Press Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel and press X/x to select [YES]. Set up the calibration mic at the ear level using a tripod, etc.
  • Page 17 • If you change the position of the speakers, reset the speaker settings. See “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room” (page 66) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 68). • If you want to change any of the settings, see “Using the Setup Display”...
  • Page 18: Getting Started - Advanced

    Getting Started – ADVANCED – Turning off the Demonstration X/x/c, After connecting the AC power cord (mains lead), the demonstration appears in the front panel display. When you press "/1 on the remote, the demonstration turns off. Note • When you press "/1 on the unit, the demonstration does not turn off.
  • Page 19: Installing The Speakers On A Wall

    • 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: Connecting The Tv (advanced)

    Connecting the TV (Advanced) Sends the played back DVD image to the connected TV. Check the jacks of your TV, and choose connection method A, B, C, or D. Picture quality improves in order from A (standard) to D (HDMI). TV with HDMI* IN jack CENTER WOOFER...
  • Page 21 To connect to a TV with the VIDEO IN jack Connect the video cord. To connect to a TV with the S VIDEO IN jack Connect an S video cord (not supplied). To use the S video jack instead of the video jack, your TV monitor must also be connected via an S video jack.
  • Page 22 Press VIDEO FORMAT. The current type of video signals appears in the front panel display. Each time you press VIDEO FORMAT, the display changes as follows: 480p* × 1280 720p* × 480p* × 1920 1080i* × • “720 480p*”: Sends 720 × 480p video signals. ×...
  • Page 23 Press VIDEO FORMAT. The current signal appears in the front panel display. Each time you press VIDEO FORMAT, the display changes as follows: NORMAL (INTERLACE) PROGRESSIVE x NORMAL (INTERLACE) Select this setting when: – your TV does not accept progressive signals, or, –...
  • Page 24: Connecting Other Components

    Connecting Other Components 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. CENTER WOOFER SPEAKER AUDIO VCR, digital satellite receiver or PlayStation 2, etc.
  • Page 25: Listen To Portable Audio Source Sound

    To listen to the portable audio source sound through the system Connect the audio output jacks of the portable audio source to the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel of the unit with the stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied). •...
  • Page 26: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Playing Discs "/1 FUNCTION DISC 1-5/ Disc tray indicators DISC SKIP Depending on the DVD VIDEO or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your disc. Turn on your TV. Switch the input selector on the TV to this system.
  • Page 27 • When you connect the system and TV with the HDMI cord, you can operate them simply, using the HDMI CONTROL function. For details, see the HDMI CONTROL Guide (supplied separately). • The DISC 1-5 indicators change color as follows: –...
  • Page 28: Enjoying The Radio Or Other Components

    Enjoying the Radio or Other Components X/x/c, Selecting the connected component You can use a VCR or other components connected to the TV/VIDEO jacks on the rear panel. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the components for further information. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “TV/ VIDEO”...
  • Page 29: 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 the speakers in this system. For details, see “Step 1: Connecting the System and TV” (page 10), “Connecting the TV (Advanced)” (page 20), and “Connecting Other Components”...
  • Page 30: Sound Adjustments

    Sound Adjustments Enjoying Surround Sound by Using Sound Field You can take advantage of surround sound simply by selecting one of the system’s pre- programmed sound fields. They bring exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. SOUND FIELD Press SOUND FIELD.
  • Page 31 • When the bilingual broadcast sound is input, Dolby Pro Logic and Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE/MUSIC are not effective. Using only the front speaker and subwoofer x 2 CHANNEL STEREO This mode outputs the sound from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer.
  • Page 32: Various Functions For Playing Discs

    Various Functions for Playing Discs 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/DivX video*/VIDEO CD, you may not be able to do some of the operations described.
  • Page 33: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    Searching for a Title/ Chapter/Track/Scene, etc. You can search a DVD by title or chapter, and you can search a VIDEO CD/CD/DATA CD/ DATA DVD by track, index, or scene. As titles and tracks are assigned unique numbers on the disc, you can select the desired one by entering its number.
  • Page 34: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene (Picture Navigation) You can divide the TV screen into 9 subscreens and find the desired scene quickly. Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. CHAPTER VIEWER Press PICTURE NAVI repeatedly to select an item. • [TITLE VIEWER] (DVD VIDEO only) •...
  • Page 35: Creating Your Own Program

    • To play from the beginning of the disc, press x twice, then press H. To enjoy a disc that is played before by resume playback (Multi-disc Resume) (DVD VIDEO, VIDEO CD only) This system stores the point where you stopped the disc for up to 40 discs and resumes playback the next time you insert the same disc.
  • Page 36 Press c. The cursor moves to the track row [T] (in this case, [01]). PROGRAM ALL CLEAR 1. TRACK – – 2. TRACK – – 3. TRACK – – 4. TRACK – – 5. TRACK – – 6. TRACK – – 7.
  • Page 37: Playing In Random Order

    Playing in Random Order (Shuffle Play) You can have the system “shuffle” tracks. Subsequent “shuffling” may produce a different playing order. Note • Same song may be played repeatedly during MP3 playback. • You can shuffle the tracks on the current disc only. Press DISPLAY during playback.
  • Page 38: (shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly

    Playing Repeatedly (Repeat Play) You can play all the titles, tracks or albums on a disc or a single title, chapter, track, or album repeatedly. You can use a combination of Shuffle or Program Play modes. Press DISPLAY during playback. The Control Menu display appears.
  • Page 39: Using The Dvd's Menu

    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 40: Checking The Audio Signal Format

    x When playing a DVD-VR The types of sound tracks recorded on a disc are displayed. The default setting is underlined. Example: • [1: MAIN] (main sound) • [1: SUB] (sub sound) • [1: MAIN+SUB] (main and sub sound) • [2: MAIN] •...
  • Page 41: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-r/dvd-rw

    x When playing a DATA CD (DivX video) or DATA DVD (DivX video) (except for United Kingdom and North American models) Example: MP3 audio MP3 128k Bit rate About audio signals Audio signals recorded in a disc contain the sound elements (channels) shown below. Each channel is output from a separate speaker.
  • Page 42: 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, CD, MP3, or file name of a DivX video* using the front panel display (page 94).
  • Page 43 Press DISPLAY repeatedly to change the time information. The display and the kinds of time that you can check depend on the disc you are playing. x When playing a DVD VIDEO or DVD- • T **:**:** Playing time of the current title •...
  • Page 44: Changing The Angles

    Checking the date information (JPEG only) You can check the date information during playback when the Exif* tag is recorded in the JPEG image data. Press DISPLAY twice during playback. The Control Menu display appears. 1 ( 8 ) 1 ( 2 0 ) 01/ 31/ 2007 Date information * “Exchangeable Image File Format”...
  • Page 45: Displaying The Subtitles

    Displaying the Subtitles * Except for United Kingdom and North American models. If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn the subtitles on or off while playing. If multilingual subtitles are recorded on the disc, you can change the subtitle language while playing, or turn the subtitles on or off whenever you want.
  • Page 46: About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    About MP3 Audio Tracks and JPEG Image Files What is MP3/JPEG? MP3 is audio compression technology that satisfies the ISO/MPEG regulations. JPEG is image compression technology. Discs that the system can play You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/CD- Rs/CD-RWs) or DATA DVDs (DVD-Rs/DVD- RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD+RWs/DVD-ROMs) recorded in MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) or JPEG format.
  • Page 47 Playback order of MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files The playback order of MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files recorded on a DATA CD or DATA DVD is as follows: x Structure of disc contents Tree 1 Tree 2 Tree 3 Tree 4 Track (MP3 audio) or...
  • Page 48: Playing Data Cds Or Data Dvds With

    Playing DATA CDs or DATA DVDs with MP3 Audio Tracks and JPEG Image Files Selecting an MP3 audio track or album Load a DATA CD or DATA DVD. The albums recorded on the DATA CD or DATA DVD appear. When an album is being played, its title is shaded.
  • Page 49 Press X/x to select an album. x When selecting an album Press H to start playing the selected album. x When selecting an image Press PICTURE NAVI. Images of files in the album appear in 16 subscreens. Press C/X/x/c to select the image you want to view and press To play the next or previous JPEG image file...
  • Page 50: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Playing Audio Tracks and Images as a Slide Show with Sound You can play a slide show with sound by first placing both MP3 and JPEG files in the same album on a DATA CD or DATA DVD. When you play back the DATA CD or DATA DVD, select [AUTO] mode as explained below.
  • Page 51: Selecting An Effect For Image Files In The Slide Show

    Press X/x to select a setting. The default setting is underlined. • [NORMAL]: sets the duration to about 6 to 9 seconds. • [FAST]: sets the duration shorter than [NORMAL]. • [SLOW1]: sets the duration longer than [NORMAL]. • [SLOW2]: sets the duration longer than [SLOW1].
  • Page 52: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    Enjoying DivX (Except for United Kingdom and North American models) 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 DATA CDs and DATA DVDs that ®...
  • Page 53 Press H. The system starts playing the selected album. To select DivX video files, see “Selecting a DivX video file” (page 53). To go to the next or previous page Press C/c. To turn off the display Press DVD MENU repeatedly. To stop playback Press x.
  • Page 54: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions

    Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (Ver.2.0) (PBC Playback) With PBC (Playback Control) functions, you can enjoy simple interactive operations, search functions, and other such operations. PBC playback allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen.
  • Page 55: Tuner Functions

    Tuner Functions 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 “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display. Press and hold TUNING + or –...
  • Page 56: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 55)). Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display. The last received station is tuned in. Press PRESET + or –...
  • Page 57 Create a name by using the cursor buttons. Press X/x to select a character, then press c to move the cursor to the next position. Letters, numbers, and other symbols can be input for a radio station. If you make a mistake Press C/c repeatedly until the character to be changed flashes, then press X/x to select the desired character.
  • Page 58: Other Operations

    Other Operations Controlling the TV with the Supplied Remote You can control your TV (Sony only) with the supplied remote. Controlling TVs with the remote You can control the TV by using following buttons. By pressing You can TV [/1 Turn the TV on or off.
  • Page 59: Using The Sound Effect

    TV CH + 0.5 (Default) Note • This function is only for Sony TVs. (This function may not work on some Sony TVs.) • If distance between TV and this unit is too far, this function may not work. Install the unit near the TV.
  • Page 60: Using The Sleep Timer

    Press X/x to select the brightness of the front panel display. The default setting is underlined. • “DIMMER OFF”: Bright. • “DIMMER ON”: The front panel display and the Sony logo become dark. Press The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off.
  • Page 61: Using The Digital Media Port Adapter

    Using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT Adapter The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) adapter 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 62: Deactivating The Buttons On The Unit

    Deactivating the Buttons on the Unit (Child Lock) You can deactivate the buttons on the unit (except for "/1) for preventing misoperation, such as child mischief (child lock function). When the child lock function is activated, the buttons on the unit are locked and “ up in the front panel display.
  • Page 63: Advanced Settings And Adjustments

    Advanced Settings and Adjustments Locking Discs (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) You can set two 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. •...
  • Page 64 To play a disc for which Custom Parental Control is set Insert the disc for which Custom Parental Control is set. The [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL] display appears. CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL Custom parental control is already set. To play, enter your password and press ENTER Enter your 4-digit password using the...
  • Page 65 Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The display for setting the playback limitation level appears. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: STANDARD: Press X/x to select [STANDARD], then press The selection items for [STANDARD] are displayed. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: STANDARD: Press X/x to select a geographic area...
  • Page 66: Getting Optimal Surround Sound For A Room

    Changing the password Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears. Press X/x to select [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press The options for [PARENTAL CONTROL] appear. Press X/x to select [PASSWORD t], then press The display for entering the password appears.
  • Page 67 Press C/c to select a setting. • [STANDARD]: when installing all the speakers normally. Note • When the wireless kit WAHT-SD1 (supplied with DAV-HDX267W only) is installed, [STANDARD (WIRELESS)] appears instead. For details, see the operating instructions of the WAHT-SD1. •...
  • Page 68: (speaker Formation) Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    • When the wireless kit WAHT-SD1 (supplied with DAV-HDX267W only) is installed, [STANDARD (WIRED)] appears. For details, see the operating instructions of the WAHT- SD1. Press The setting is made. Press X/x to select [YES] or [NO], then press • [YES]: continue with [AUTO CALIBRATION], see Step 4 of “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...
  • Page 69 Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel, and set it up at the ear level using a tripod, etc. (not supplied). The front of each speaker should face the calibration mic, and there should be no obstruction between the speakers and the calibration mic.
  • Page 70: Using The Setup Display

    Note • While the Auto Calibration function works: – do not turn off the power. – do not press any button. – do not change the volume. – do not change the function. – do not change the disc. – do not insert or eject a disc. –...
  • Page 71 Press X/x to select the setup item from the displayed list: [LANGUAGE SETUP], [SCREEN SETUP], [CUSTOM SETUP], or [SPEAKER SETUP]. Then press The Setup item is selected. Example: [SCREEN SETUP] Selected item SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: JACKET PICTURE 4:3 OUTPUT: Setup items Select an item using X/x, then press...
  • Page 72: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    Setting the Display or Sound Track Language [LANGUAGE SETUP] [LANGUAGE SETUP] allows you to set various languages for the on-screen display or sound track. Select [LANGUAGE SETUP] in the Setup Display. For details, see “Using the Setup Display” (page 70). LANGUAGE SETUP OSD: MENU:...
  • Page 73 [16:9] [4:3 LETTER BOX] [4:3 PAN SCAN] Note • Depending on the DVD, [4:3 LETTER BOX] may be selected automatically instead of [4:3 PAN SCAN] or vice versa. x [YC /RGB (HDMI)] Selects the type of HDMI signal output from HDMI OUT jack.
  • Page 74: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT)] (North American and Latin American models only) Selects the black level (setup level) for the video signals output from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks. You cannot select this and the setting is not effective when the system outputs progressive signal.
  • Page 75 x [TRACK SELECTION] (DVD VIDEO only) Gives the sound track which contains the highest number of channels priority when you play a DVD VIDEO on which multiple audio formats (PCM, DTS, MPEG audio, or Dolby Digital format) are recorded. [OFF] No priority given.
  • Page 76: Settings For The Speakers

    Settings for the Speakers [SPEAKER SETUP] To obtain the best possible surround sound, set connection of the speakers and their distance from your listening position. Then use the test tone to adjust the level and the balance of the speakers to the same level. Select [SPEAKER SETUP] in the Setup Display.
  • Page 77: Adjusting The Speaker Level By Using The Test Tone

    0.0 - 7.0 m 0 - 23 ft Be sure to change the value in the Setup Display when you move the speakers. [L/R] Surround speakers distance 3.0 m/10 ft can be moved up to 5.0 meters (appears when you (16 ft) closer to the listening set [SURROUND] to position from the front speaker...
  • Page 78: Returning To The Default Settings

    Press X/x repeatedly to select [TEST TONE], then press Press X/x repeatedly to select [ON], then press You will hear the test tone from each speaker in sequence. From your listening position, adjust the value of [LEVEL (FRONT)] or [LEVEL (SURROUND)] using C/X/x/c.
  • Page 79: Additional Information

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners • Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types).
  • Page 80: Notes About The Discs

    After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture There is no picture. • The video connecting cords are not connected securely.
  • Page 81 protection) compliant (“HDMI” on the front panel does not light up). See page 94. • If the HDMI OUT jack is used for video output, changing the type of video signal output from the HDMI OUT jack by pressing VIDEO FORMAT may solve the problem (page 21).
  • Page 82 The sound loses stereo effect when you play a VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3. • Set [AUDIO] to [STEREO] by pressing AUDIO (page 39). • Make sure the unit is connected properly. The surround effect is difficult to hear when you are playing a Dolby Digital, DTS, or MPEG audio sound track.
  • Page 83 • 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 84: 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 85: (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display) Specifications

    Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS for the US model POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: With 3 ohms loads, both channels driven, from 120 - 20,000 Hz; rated 84 watts per channel minimum RMS power, with no more than 0.7 % total harmonic distortion from 250 milli watts to rated output.
  • Page 86 Speakers Front (SS-TS72) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Center (SS-CT71) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Surround (SS-TS71) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Subwoofer (DAV-HDX265/DAV-HDX267W) (SS-WS74) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance...
  • Page 87: Glossary

    Subdivision of a title on a DVD. A title is composed of several chapters. Digital Cinema Auto Calibration Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed by Sony to automatically measure and adjusts the speaker settings to your listening environment in a short period of time. Digital Direct Twin Drive Subwoofer...
  • Page 88 Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Pro Logic II creates five full-bandwidth output channels from 2 channel sources. This is done using an advanced, high-purity matrix surround decoder that extracts the spatial properties of the original recording without adding any new sounds or tonal colorations. x Movie mode The Movie mode is for use with stereo television shows and all programs encoded in Dolby...
  • Page 89 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 90 VIDEO CD A compact disc that contains moving pictures. The picture data uses the MPEG 1 format, one of a worldwide standard of digital compression technology. The picture data is compressed to about 1/140 of its original size. Consequently, a 12 cm VIDEO CD can contain up to 74 minutes of moving pictures.
  • Page 91: 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 92: 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) (26) B A (open/close) (26) C Disc operation (26) D FUNCTION (26) E Front panel display (94) (remote sensor) (9) G PHONES jack (26) H VOLUME control (26) I AUDIO IN/A.CAL MIC jack (15, 24)
  • Page 93: Rear Panel

    Rear panel CENTER WOOFER SPEAKER A SPEAKER jacks (10) B DIR-TC1 slot for the WAHT-SD1 (24) C AM terminal (10) D FM 75Ω COAXIAL jack (10) E TV/VIDEO (AUDIO IN R/L) jacks (24) F MONITOR OUT (S VIDEO/VIDEO) jacks (20) G DMPORT (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) jack (24, 61) Screws*...
  • Page 94 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up when the HDMI OUT jack is correctly connected to HDCP (high- bandwidth digital content protection) compliant device with HDMI or DVI (digital visual interface) input. (20) B Lights up when the time information of a title or chapter appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 95: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display Use the Control Menu display 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 96 Control Menu items Selected item Function name of selected Control Menu item Operation message Displays the scene number for VIDEO CDs (PBC is on), track number for VIDEO CDs/CDs, album number for DATA CDs/DATA DVDs. DivX video album number for DATA CDs/DATA DVDs (Except for United Kingdom and North American models).
  • Page 97 [TIME/TEXT] (page 33) 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. [SPEAKER FORMATION] (pages 66, 68) Sets the speaker formation./Adjust the level of each speaker automatically. [PROGRAM] (page 35) Selects the track to play in the order you want.
  • Page 98: 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 MENU AUDIO SUBTITLE SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE /RGB (HDMI) COLOR SYSTEM (VIDEO CD) SCREEN...
  • Page 99: System Menu List

    System Menu List You can set the following items with SYSTEM MENU on the remote. System menu MEMORY MEMORY 1-20 (FM), MEMORY 1-10 (AM) FM MODE STEREO MONO NAME IN SLEEP SLEEP OFF, SLEEP 90M-1M DIMMER DIMMER OFF DIMMER ON ILLUM MODE ILLUM ON ILLUM OFF...
  • Page 100: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 72 4:3 LETTER BOX 72 4:3 OUTPUT 74 4:3 PAN SCAN 72 5.1 Channel Surround 40 A/V SYNC 45 ALBUM 33 Album 87 ANGLE 44 ATTENUATE 28 AUDIO 72 AUDIO (HDMI) 75 AUDIO DRC 75 Auto Calibration 68, 87 BACKGROUND 73 Batteries 9 BLACK LEVEL 73...
  • Page 101 Radio 56 Radio Stations 55 Rear Panel 93 Region Code 8, 89 Remote 9, 58 Repeat Play 38 RESET 71 Resume Play 34 S VIDEO 21 Scan 32 SCENE 33 Scene 89 SCREEN SAVER 73 SCREEN SETUP 72 Searching 32 Selecting 29 SETUP 70 Setup Display 70, 98...
  • Page 103: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – O ANGLE 5 (44) AUDIO 4 (39) CLEAR ef (33, 58, 71) D.TUNING wf (56) DISC SKIP eg (27) DISPLAY 2 (42, 57) DVD MENU wh (39, 58) DVD TOP MENU qf (39) DYNAMIC BASS wd (59) ENTER wg (58) FUNCTION ws (22, 26, 28, 34, 55, 66)
  • Page 104 2-895-959-11(1) Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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  • Scott Jul 09, 2017 04:41:
    Just purchased a Samsung smart tv and I can't figure out how to connect audio to the hdx265. Please advise.
  • Doyle Bewley Jan 15, 2016 04:06:
    Can the S-Master Digital Amplifier be operated without a remote? As to change radio stations or other system functions.