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DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-HDX275 / HDX276 / HDX475
©2008 Sony Corporation
3-283-031-11(1)

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  • Page 1 DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-HDX275 / HDX276 / HDX475 ©2008 Sony Corporation 3-283-031-11(1)
  • Page 2 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-HDX275/DAV-HDX276/DAV- HDX475 Serial No.______________...
  • Page 3 8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. 9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other.
  • Page 4: About This Operating Instructions

    • The instructions in this manual are for DAV- HDX275, DAV-HDX276, and DAV- HDX475. DAV-HDX275 is the model used for illustration purposes. Any difference in operation is clearly indicated in the text, for example, “DAV-HDX275 only.”...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Operating Instructions...4 About the S-AIR function... 4 Playable Discs ... 6 Getting Started Step 1: Assembling the Speakers ... 13 Step 2: Positioning the System... 18 Step 3: Connecting the System... 22 Step 4: Performing the Quick Setup...
  • Page 6: Playable Discs

    Playable Discs Type Disc logo DVD VIDEO VR (Video Recording) mode Super Audio CD VIDEO CD DATA CD DATA DVD MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) is a standard format defined by ISO/MPEG which compresses audio data. MP3 files must be in MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 format. Characteristics •...
  • Page 7 JPEG image files must conform to the DCF image file format. (DCF “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).) Except for United Kingdom and North American models. ®...
  • Page 8 Note on DualDiscs A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio material on the other side. However, since the audio material side does not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not guaranteed. About Multi Session CD •...
  • Page 9 This system incorporates High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI ) technology. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. “BRAVIA” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. “S-AIR” and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Unpacking DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX276 • Front speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Surround speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (6, red/white/ green/gray/blue/purple) • Video cord (1) •...
  • Page 11 DAV-HDX475 • Front speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Surround speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cords (6, red/white/ green/gray/blue/purple) • Video cord (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) •...
  • Page 12: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote

    Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. To use the remote, point it at the remote sensor Note • Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or humid place. •...
  • Page 13: Step 1: Assembling The Speakers

    Step 1: Assembling the Speakers (DAV-HDX475 only) Before connecting the speakers, attach the speaker stand to the speaker. (For the front speakers) Use the parts as follows: • Front speakers (2) • Speaker cords (2, red/white) • Posts (2) • Bases (2) •...
  • Page 14 Attach the post cover to the other end of the post. Orient the slot toward you, attach the post cover so that the slot of the post engages with the tab of the post cover, then secure with the screw. Speaker cord Hole Upper part of the...
  • Page 15 Connect the speaker cords to the speaker. Be sure to match the speaker cords to the appropriate terminals on the speakers: the speaker cord with the color tube to 3, and the speaker cord without the color tube to #. Rear of the speaker Attach the post to the base.
  • Page 16 Adjust the height of the speaker. Loosen (but do not remove) the screws, adjust the height of the speaker, then secure the screws. Adjust the speaker of one side, then adjust another speaker by checking lines as a guide. Note •...
  • Page 17 Fully-assembled illustration Front speaker (L): Front speaker (R): White label Red label White...
  • Page 18: Step 2: Positioning The System

    5.0 meters (16 ft) closer (C) to the front speakers. The front speakers can be placed from 1.0 to 7.0 meters (3 to 23 ft) (A) from the listening position. Place the system as illustrated below. DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX276 A Front speaker (L (left)) B Front speaker (R (right))
  • Page 19 • Do not lean or hang on the speaker, as the speaker may fall down. • When you change the positions of the speakers, Sony recommends that you change the settings. For details, see “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room” (page 83) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...
  • Page 20 Prepare screws (not supplied) that are suitable for the hole on the back of each speaker. See the illustrations below. 4 mm ( 30 mm (1 inches) Fasten the screws to the wall. DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX276 For the center speaker 8 to 10 mm inch) DAV-HDX475 For the center speaker...
  • Page 21 • 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 22: Step 3: Connecting The System

    • Be sure to make connections securely to avoid hum and noise. • When you connect another component with a volume control, turn up the volume of the other components to a level where sound is not distorted. DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX276 3 DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter...
  • Page 23 DAV-HDX475 3 DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter 2 TV 1 Center speaker 1 Front speaker (L) 1 Surround speaker (L) 3 Portable audio source 1 Subwoofer :Signal flow 3 VCR, digital satellite receiver, or PlayStation, etc. 4 AM loop antenna (aerial) 4 FM wire antenna (aerial) 5 AC power cord (mains lead) 1 Front speaker (R)
  • Page 24: Connecting The Speakers

    3, and the speaker cord without the color tube to #. Do not catch the speaker cord insulation in the speaker terminals. Color tube Connector When connecting to the unit, insert the connector until it clicks. DAV-HDX276 Rear panel SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L...
  • Page 25 DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 Rear panel SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L TV/VIDEO SPEAKER DIGITAL IN HDMI OUT CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL To the center speaker (green) To the subwoofer (purple) ANTENNA EZW-T100 COAXIAL 75 COMPONENT VIDEO OUT VIDEO TV/VIDEO SUR R SUR L AUDIO IN DMPORT DC5V...
  • Page 26: Connecting The Tv

    B, or C. Picture quality improves in order from A (standard) to C (HDMI). When the TV has the digital optical or coaxial output jack, you can improve sound quality by connecting with the digital cord (B). DAV-HDX276 Digital optical cord (not supplied)
  • Page 27 DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 Digital optical cord (not supplied) Digital coaxial cord (not supplied) T V /V ID L IN D IG IT A O P T IC A C O A X IA To the digital coaxial output jack of the TV To the digital optical output jack of the TV SPEAKER...
  • Page 28 To change the color system (PAL or NTSC) (Asian, Australian, and Middle Eastern models only) Depending on the TV to be connected, you may be required to select either PAL or NTSC for the color system. The initial setting of the system for Australian and Middle Eastern models is PAL. The initial setting of the system for Asian models is NTSC.
  • Page 29: Connecting The Other Components

    3 Connecting the other components You can enjoy the connected component using the six speakers of the system. • Portable audio source: A • DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter: B DAV-HDX276 Stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied) SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L...
  • Page 30 DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 Stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied) EZW-T100 slot (See “Wireless system option” (page 31).) SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L SPEAKER TV/VIDEO DIGITAL IN DC5V HDMI OUT 0.7A MAX CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL • You can connect another component, such as VCR, instead of the TV.
  • Page 31 Wireless system option (DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 only) By using an S-AIR product (not supplied), you can enjoy wireless performance by transmission from the system. For details, see “Using an S-AIR Product” (page 77) or refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR product. If your TV has multiple audio/video inputs You can enjoy the sound with the speakers of the system through the connected TV.
  • Page 32: Connecting The Antenna (aerial)

    4 Connecting the antenna (aerial) DAV-HDX276 SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R TV/VIDEO SPEAKER DIGITAL IN HDMI OUT CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL AM loop antenna (aerial) (supplied) Note • Cord (A) or cord (B) can be connected to either terminal.
  • Page 33 DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R TV/VIDEO SPEAKER DIGITAL IN HDMI OUT CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL Note • Keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) and cord away from the system or other AV components, as noise may result. •...
  • Page 34: About The Demonstration

    5 Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains), connect all the speakers to the unit. DAV-HDX276 Rear panel SPEAKER TV/VIDEO DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER...
  • Page 35: Step 4: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 4: Performing the Quick Setup Follow the Steps below to make the basic adjustments for using the system. Note • When you connect the system and the TV with the component video cord (not supplied) or HDMI cable (not supplied), you need to set the type of video output for matching your TV.
  • Page 36 Press Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel. Set up the calibration mic 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 37 94( 99) 1( 1) DVD VIDEO 0: 01: 08 CUSTOM CUSTOM QUICK Press X/x to select [QUICK], then press The Quick Setup display appears. Setting the type of video output to match your TV Depending on the connection of the TV (page 26), select the type of video output of the system.
  • Page 38: Step 5: Enjoying Sound From All The Speakers

    [OFF]: The system does not output progressive signals. Select this setting when: – your TV does not accept progressive signals, or, – your TV is connected to jacks other than the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks. [ON]: The system outputs progressive signals.
  • Page 39 Note • When you use both the TV/VIDEO (AUDIO IN) jacks (analog connection) and TV/VIDEO (COAXIAL or OPTICAL DIGITAL IN) jack (digital connection) at the same time, the digital connection takes priority. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEC. MODE”...
  • Page 40: Sound Adjustment

    Sound Adjustment Enjoying Surround Sound by Using Decoding Mode You can enjoy surround sound simply by selecting one of the system’s pre-programmed decoding modes. They bring exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEC. MODE” appears in the front panel display, then press or c.
  • Page 41 Display Decoding mode “PLII MOVIE” Dolby Pro Logic II MOVIE “PLII MUSIC” Dolby Pro Logic II MUSIC “2CH STEREO” 2 CHANNEL STEREO “HP 2CH” HEADPHONE 2 CHANNEL STEREO “HP VIRTUAL” HEADPHONE VIRTUAL Press The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off.
  • Page 42: Selecting The Sound Mode

    Selecting the Sound Mode You can select a suitable sound mode for movies or music. Press SOUND MODE repeatedly during playback until the desired mode appears in the front panel display. • “AUTO”: The system selects “MOVIE” or “MUSIC” automatically to produce the sound effect depending on the disc.
  • Page 43: Disc

    Disc Playing a Disc Depending on the DVD VIDEO or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your disc. Adjust the volume "/1 FUNCTION DISC 1-5/ Disc tray Connect indicators headphones DISC SKIP STEP Turn on your TV.
  • Page 44 system. For details, see “Using the Control for HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync” (page 73). • The DISC 1-5 indicators change their color as follows: – Green: the disc is selected, or the disc is being played back. – Off: there is no disc. –...
  • Page 45: Changing The Sound

    DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW/DVD-R only. The button can be used except for DivX video files (except for United Kingdom and North American models). DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW/DVD-R/DVD+RW/ DVD+R only. The button can be used except for DivX video files (except for United Kingdom and North American models).
  • Page 46 Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select the desired audio signal. x DVD VIDEO Depending on the DVD VIDEO, the choice of language varies. When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate a language code. See “Language Code List” (page 105) to confirm which language the code represents.
  • Page 47 x DATA CD (DivX video file)/DATA DVD (DivX video file) (Except for United Kingdom and North American models) Example: MP3 audio 1:MP3 128k Bit rate Selecting a playback area for a Super Audio CD You can play the Super Audio CD (page 104) by selecting the playback area.
  • Page 48 PBC playback allows you to play a VIDEO CD interactively by following the menu on the TV screen. Start playing a VIDEO CD with PBC functions. The menu for your selection appears. Select the item number you want using the number buttons. Press Follow the instructions in the menu for interactive operations.
  • Page 49: Using Play Mode

    Note • This system can store at least 10 resume playback points. • If [MULTI-DISC RESUME] in [SYSTEM SETUP] is set to [OFF] (page 67), the resume point is cleared when you change the function by pressing FUNCTION +/–. • To play from the beginning of the disc, press x twice, then press H.
  • Page 50: Playing In Random Order

    Press X/x to select [02] under [T], then press Selected track PROGRAM ALL CLEAR 1. TRACK – – 2. TRACK – – 3. TRACK – – 4. TRACK – – 5. TRACK – – 6. TRACK – – 7. TRACK Total time of the programmed tracks To program other tracks, repeat Steps 4 to 5.
  • Page 51: Playing Repeatedly

    Press Shuffle Play starts. To return to normal play Press CLEAR, or select [OFF] in Step 3. To turn off the Control Menu display Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control Menu display is turned off. Note • You cannot use Shuffle Play with a VIDEO CD or Super VCD with PBC playback.
  • Page 52: Searching/selecting A Disc

    Searching/Selecting a Disc Using the DVD’s menu A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which make up a picture or music feature. These sections are called “titles.” When you play a DVD which contains several titles, you can select the title you want using DVD TOP MENU.
  • Page 53 The number in parentheses indicates the total number of titles, chapters, tracks, indexes, scenes, folders, or files. 9 8 ( 9 9 ) 1 3 ( 9 9 ) DVD VIDEO 0 : 0 3 : 1 7 Selected row Press [** (**)] changes to [–...
  • Page 54: Playing Mp3 Files/jpeg Image Files

    Playing MP3 Files/JPEG Image Files You can play the MP3 files or JPEG image files: • which have the extension “.MP3” (MP3 file) or “.JPG”/“.JPEG” (JPEG image file) • which conform to the DCF* image file format * “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).
  • Page 55 FOLDER LIST 01 Let's Talk About Love (1985) 02 1st Album (1986) 03 In the Middle of Nowhere (1986) 04 Ready for Romance (1986) 05 In the Garden of Venus (1987) 06 Romantic Warriors (1987) 07 Back for Good (1988) 08 Alone (1999) Press X/x to select a folder.
  • Page 56 • If you play large MP3 file and JPEG image file at the same time, the sound may skip. Sony recommends that you set the MP3 bit rate to 128 kbps or lower when creating the file. If the sound still skips, reduce the size of the JPEG image file.
  • Page 57: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    ® Enjoying DivX Videos (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 a DATA CD or DATA DVD that ®...
  • Page 58 To select DivX video files, see “Selecting a DivX video file” (page 58). To go to the next or previous page Press To turn off the display Press DVD MENU repeatedly. To stop playback Press x. Selecting a DivX video file After Step 2 of “Selecting a folder,”...
  • Page 59: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Adjusting the Delay Between the Picture and Sound [A/V SYNC] * Except for United Kingdom and North American models When the sound does not match the pictures on the TV screen, you can adjust the delay between the picture and sound. Press DISPLAY.
  • Page 60: Changing The Password

    Enter a 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The display for confirming the password appears. x When you have already registered a password The display for entering the password appears. Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press The display for setting the playback limitation level appears.
  • Page 61: Using The Setup Display

    Press X/x to select [SYSTEM SETUP], then press The options for [SYSTEM SETUP] appear. Press X/x to select [PARENTAL CONTROL t], then press The display for entering the password appears. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press Press X/x to select [CHANGE PASSWORD t], then press Enter your 4-digit password using the...
  • Page 62: Settings For The Display

    The options for the selected item appear. Example: [TV TYPE] VIDEO SETUP TV TYPE: PROGRESSIVE (COMPONENT OUT) 4:3 OUTPUT: BLACK LEVEL: BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) PAUSE MODE: Press X/x to select a setting, then press The setting is selected and setup is complete.
  • Page 63 x [TV TYPE] You can select the aspect ratio of the connected [16:9]: Select this when you connect a wide- screen TV or a TV with a wide mode function. [4:3 LETTER BOX]: Select this when you connect a 4:3 screen TV. Displays a wide picture with bands on the upper and lower portions of the TV screen.
  • Page 64: Settings For The Hdmi

    Note • You cannot change the color system of the disc itself. • You can change the color system of this system according to the connected TV (page 28). x [BLACK LEVEL] (North American, Mexican, and Latin American models only) You can select the black level (setup level) for the video signals output from the jacks other than COMPONENT VIDEO OUT/HDMI OUT.
  • Page 65: Settings For The Audio

    x [VOLUME LIMIT] If you change the output method of the TV to the system speaker on the TV menu or by pressing THEATER/THEATRE*, the System Audio Control (page 75) is activated and loud sound may be output depending on the volume level of the system.
  • Page 66: Other Settings

    x [S-AIR SETUP] (DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 only) You can set up the S-AIR setting. For details, see “Using an S-AIR Product” (page 77). [ID] You can set the ID of the system. [PAIRING] You can pair the system and S-AIR sub unit, such as surround amplifier or S-AIR receiver.
  • Page 67 x [PARENTAL CONTROL] You can set the playback restrictions. For details, see “Restricting Playback of the Disc” (page 59). x [DivX] (Except for United Kingdom and North American models) You can display the registration code for this system. For more information, go to http://www.divx.com on the Internet.
  • Page 68 [L/R] 3.0 m/10 ft : Set the front speaker distance. 3)4) [CENTER] 3.0 m/10 ft distance (up to 1.6 meters (5 ft) closer to the front speakers). 0.9 to 6.9 meters for North American models. 0.0 to 6.9 meters for North American models. When you perform the Quick Setup (page 35), the default settings are changed.
  • Page 69 [ON]: The test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence while adjusting level. When you select one of the [SPEAKER SETUP] items, the test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence. Adjust the sound level as follows. Set the [TEST TONE] to [ON]. Press C/X/x/c repeatedly to select the desired speaker and the level.
  • Page 70: Tuner

    • You can operate the tuner function by observing the following display on the TV screen. Current band and preset number FM 10 : 88.00 MHz SONY RADIO Station name Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 71: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 70)). Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” appears in the front panel display. The last received station is tuned in. Press PRESET +/–...
  • Page 72 1 t 2 t ... t 1 t ... x “TUNER FM” When the station name is set 1 Station name Ex. “SONY RADIO” 2 Frequency Ex. “FM1 87.50” 3 The “FM MODE” setting Ex. “STEREO” When the station name is not set: 1 Frequency Ex.
  • Page 73: Control For Hdmi/external Audio Device

    HDMI function may not work. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. • The Control for HDMI function may not work if you connect a component other than Sony, even if the component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function.
  • Page 74 To set the [CONTROL FOR HDMI] function to on/off Press FUNCTION +/– repeatedly until “DVD” appears in the front panel display. Press DISPLAY while the system is in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press X/x to select then press The options for [SETUP] appear.
  • Page 75 Turning the system off in sync with the TV (System Power Off) When you turn the TV off by using the POWER button on the TV’s remote or TV [/1 on the system’s remote, the system turns off automatically. Note •...
  • Page 76: 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 77: Using An S-air Product

    Using an S-AIR Product (DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 only) The unit is compatible with the S-AIR function (page 104), which allows sound transmission between S-AIR products. When you purchase the S-AIR product, you need to perform the following settings to establish the sound transmission. About S-AIR products There are two types of S-AIR product.
  • Page 78 Rear of the unit SPEAKER FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L SPEAKER TV/VIDEO DIGITAL IN HDMI OUT DC5V 0.7A MAX CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL - T 1 E Z W Note • Insert the wireless transmitter with the S-AIR logo facing up.
  • Page 79 Press Set the S-AIR sub unit to the same ID. Sound transmission is established as follows (example): Other S-AIR main This unit unit ID A ID B ID A ID A S-AIR sub unit S-AIR sub unit • To confirm the current ID, perform Steps 1 to 7 above.
  • Page 80 To enjoy the same function as the unit, select “MAIN UNIT.” When “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM” is selected on the unit, you can only select the same band for the tuner on the S-AIR receiver. In this case, when you select other than “TUNER FM”...
  • Page 81 Your room Neighbor This unit ID A ID A S-AIR sub unit S-AIR sub unit After pairing, sound transmission is established between the paired unit and S-AIR sub unit(s) only. Your room Neighbor This unit ID A No transmission ID A S-AIR sub unit S-AIR sub unit Pairing...
  • Page 82 Press C/c to select the next operation. x To finish pairing Select [NO], then press x To perform pairing of another S-AIR sub unit Select [YES], then press Note • If you perform the pairing operation between the unit and another S-AIR sub unit (page 80), sound transmission established by ID is canceled.
  • Page 83: Other Operations

    • [NO]: Exit [SPEAKER FORMATION]. Note • In order to enjoy the surround sound after you change the position of the speakers, Sony recommends you set [SPEAKER FORMATION], and then set [AUTO CALIBRATION] (page 84). • When you change the [CONNECTION] setting in [SPEAKER SETUP] (page 67), the [SPEAKER FORMATION] setting returns to [STANDARD].
  • Page 84: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically [AUTO CALIBRATION] D. C. A. C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) can set the appropriate surround sound automatically. Note • The system outputs a loud test sound when [AUTO CALIBRATION] starts. You cannot turn the volume down.
  • Page 85: Controlling The Tv With The Supplied Remote

    See page 67. Controlling the TV with the Supplied Remote You can control the TV (Sony only) by using following buttons. Use these buttons (other than TV [/1, THEATER/THEATRE*, TV INPUT, and TV VOL +/–) while pressing the TV button.
  • Page 86: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies. Press DYNAMIC BASS. “D. BASS ON” appears in the front panel display and bass frequencies are effectively reinforced. To turn off the sound effect Press DYNAMIC BASS again. Enjoying the sound at low volume You can enjoy sound effects or dialogue, as you...
  • Page 87: Changing The Brightness Of The Front Panel Display

    Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display The brightness of the front panel display can be set to either of 2 levels. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DIMMER” appears in the front panel display, then press or c. Press X/x to select the brightness of the front panel display.
  • Page 88: Checking The Play Information

    x DATA CD (DivX video file)/DATA DVD (DivX video file) (Except for United Kingdom and North American models) 1 Playing time of the current file 2 Current file name 3 Current album and file number Note • The system can only display the first level of the DVD/CD text, such as the disc name or title.
  • Page 89 To check DATA CD/DATA DVD (MP3 file/DivX video file By pressing DISPLAY while playing MP3 files or DivX video files on a DATA CD/DATA DVD, you can display the name of the folder/ MP3 file/DivX video file , and the audio bit rate (the amount of data per second of the current audio) on the TV screen.
  • Page 90: Returning To The Default Settings

    Returning to the Default Settings Returning the system parameters, such as preset stations, to the default settings "/1 Press "/1 to turn on the system. Press x, A, and "/1 on the unit at the same time. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the system returns to default settings.
  • Page 91: 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 92: Notes About The Discs

    Notes about the Discs On handling discs • To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. • Do not stick paper or tape on the disc. • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may rise considerably inside the...
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting

    Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. When you install the S-AIR sub unit (not supplied), in the event of a problem with the S-AIR function, have a Sony dealer check the entire system together (main unit and S-AIR sub unit). Power...
  • Page 94 Picture Symptom There is no picture. Picture noise appears. Even though you set the aspect ratio in [TV TYPE] of [VIDEO SETUP], the picture does not fill the TV screen. Color irregularity occurs on the TV screen. Remedy • The video connecting cords are not connected securely. •...
  • Page 95 Sound Symptom Remedy There is no sound. • The speaker cord is not connected securely. • Press MUTING on the remote if “MUTING ON” is displayed in the front panel display. • The system is in pause mode or in Slow-motion Play mode. Press H to return to normal play mode.
  • Page 96 Symptom No sound or only a very low- level sound is heard from the surround speakers. There is no sound from the DIGITAL IN COAXIAL/ OPTICAL jack. Operation Symptom Radio stations cannot be tuned Noise is heard on AM radio. The remote does not function.
  • Page 97 Symptom Remedy The JPEG image file cannot be • The DATA CD is not recorded in a JPEG format that conforms to ISO 9660 played. Level 1/Level 2, or Joliet. • The DATA DVD is not recorded in a JPEG format that conforms to UDF (Universal Disk Format).
  • Page 98 • Flashes. • Turns red. Remedy • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • The MP3 file/JPEG image file/DivX video file you want to play is broken (except for United Kingdom and North American models). • The data is not MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 data.
  • Page 99 Symptom Remedy No sound is heard from the • If you use another S-AIR main unit, place it more than 8 m (26 S-AIR product. from the unit. • Confirm the ID of the unit and S-AIR sub unit (page 78). •...
  • Page 100: Self-diagnosis Function

    [VER.X.XX] (X is a number) may appear on the TV screen. Although this is not a malfunction and for Sony service use only, normal system operation will not be possible. Turn off the system, and then turn on the system again to operate.
  • Page 101: Specifications

    Outputs VIDEO: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms COMPONENT: Y: 1 Vp-p 75 ohms 75 ohms HDMI OUT: Type A (19 pin) Speakers Front (DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX276) (SS- TS81) Speaker system Full range Bass reflex, Magnetically Shielded Speaker unit 65 mm (2 Rated impedance 3 ohms Dimensions (approx.)
  • Page 102 Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) General Power requirements North American models: 120 V AC, 60 Hz Other models: Power consumption DAV-HDX275 DAV-HDX276 Full range Bass reflex, DAV-HDX475 Magnetically Shielded 65 mm (2 in) cone type 3 ohms Output voltage (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) 108 mm ×...
  • Page 103: Glossary

    Glossary 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 Utilizing Sony proprietary S-master technology,...
  • Page 104 To ensure that the subtle nuances of these high- quality media are transmitted with no deterioration, Sony has developed a technology called “S-AIR” for the radio transmission of digital audio signals with no compression, and has incorporated this technology into the EZW- RT10/EZW-T100.
  • Page 105: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1032 Afrikaans 1194 Galician 1039 Amharic 1196 Guarani 1044 Arabic 1203 Gujarati 1045 Assamese 1209 Hausa 1051 Aymara 1217 Hindi...
  • Page 106: Index To Parts And Control

    Index to Parts and Control For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) (35, 90) B A (open/close) (43) C Front panel display (108) D Play operation buttons (43) (remote sensor) (12) F FUNCTION (38) G VOLUME control (43) H PHONES jack (43) I AUDIO IN/A.CAL MIC jack (29, 35, 84)
  • Page 107: Rear Panel

    Rear panel DAV-HDX276 TV/VIDEO SPEAKER DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL DAV-HDX275/DAV-HDX475 TV/VIDEO SPEAKER DIGITAL IN CENTER SUBWOOFER COAXIAL OPTICAL A SPEAKER jacks (24) B EZW-T100 slot (DAV-HDX275/DAV- HDX475 only) (30) C FM COAXIAL 75Ω jack (32) D AM terminal (32)
  • Page 108: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Playing status B Flashes when the sleep timer is set. (86) C Displays system’s status such as chapter, title, or track number, time information, radio frequency, playing status, decoding mode, etc. D Lights up when a station is received.
  • Page 109: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – O ANGLE 3 (45) AUDIO qh (45) CLEAR es (49, 61, 71) D.TUNING ws (71) DISC SKIP ed (43) DISPLAY wa (72, 87) DVD MENU wg (52) DVD TOP MENU qd (52) DYNAMIC BASS 6 (86) ENTER wf (34, 35, 47, 49, 70, FUNCTION +/–...
  • Page 110: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display You can use the Control Menu display to select a function and to view related information. DISPLAY Press DISPLAY repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY, the Control Menu display changes: 1 t 2 t ... t 1 t ... 1 Control Menu display 1 2 Control Menu display 2 (appears when available) 3 Control Menu display off...
  • Page 111 Example: Control Menu display 1 when playing a DVD VIDEO. Control Menu items Selected item Function name of selected REPEAT Control Menu item Operation message To turn off the display Press DISPLAY. List of Control Menu items Item Item Name, Function, Relevant Disc Type [TITLE] (page 52)/[SCENE] (page 52)/[TRACK] (page 52) You can select the title, scene, or track to be played.
  • Page 112 [PROGRAM] (page 49) You can select the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 50) You can play the track/file in random order. [REPEAT] (page 51) You can play the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all folders/all files) repeatedly or one title/ chapter/track/folder/file repeatedly.
  • Page 113: Index

    Index Numerics 4:3 OUTPUT 63 5.1 Channel Surround 46 A/V SYNC 59 ANGLE 45 ATTENUATE 39 AUDIO 62 AUDIO (HDMI) 65 AUDIO DRC 66 AUDIO SETUP 65 AUTO CALIBRATION 66, 84, BACKGROUND 66 BLACK LEVEL 64 BLACK LEVEL (COMPONENT OUT) 64 COLD RESET 90 COLOR SYSTEM (VIDEO CD) 63...
  • Page 116 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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