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Sony DST-HD500 Operating Manual

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2-663-710-11(2)
High Definition
Digital Receiver
DST-HD500
MENU
OK
Operating Guide
© 2005 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-663-710-11(2) High Definition Digital Receiver DST-HD500 MENU Operating Guide © 2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Safety Information

    Safety Information Please follow the precautions below to ensure the safety of your receiver is not compromised in any way. Never push objects of any kind into the receiver as this could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind onto the receiver. If any liquid or solid object does get into the receiver, switch off immediately and have it checked by qualified personnel.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Should you experience a problem with this receiver, please refer to the troubleshooting section on page 24. If you are unable to rectify the problem, contact the Sony Australia Helpline on 1300 13 SONY (7669). Please ensure you have the following information before calling the helpline:...
  • Page 4: Accessories Supplied

    Accessories supplied LIST RETURN MENU PROG DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL RECEIVER RM-X1022 Remote control Accessories supplied RF cable Batteries AC Cord Y/Pb/Pr Cable AV Cable...
  • Page 5: Overview Of The Remote Control

    Note:This button will only work once you have configured the remote control to operate your brand of TV (refer to page 21) and may not be compatible with some Sony plasma displays. Numbered Buttons Press to enter a channel number, your password or a numeric entry in a menu.
  • Page 6: Overview Of The Receiver

    Please wait until the image shows up on the screen. Rear View Power External AC IN (100-240V, 50-60Hz) Overview of the receiver Channel information ‘ ’ DST-HD500 will be displayed in the front Composite video output HD/Component RF input RF IN RF OUT S-VIDEO ANT.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Connecting the receiver to a TV/display screen Note:Before connecting, ensure all equipment is disconnected from the mains supply. Connecting to an HD TV/display screen via HDMI RF cable (supplied) To mains AC Cord (supplied) Rear of TV/display screen (with HDMI input) RF IN RF IN CVBS...
  • Page 8 Getting Started Connecting to an HD TV/display screen via Component output RF cable (supplied) To mains AC Cord (supplied) Getting Started Rear of TV/display screen RF IN RF IN CVBS RF OUT S-VIDEO ANT. VIDEO OUTPUT RS-232 Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the rear of the receiver.
  • Page 9 Connecting to an SD TV/display screen via S-Video RF cable (supplied) To mains AC Cord (supplied) Rear of TV/display screen RF IN RF IN CVBS RF OUT S-VIDEO ANT. VIDEO OUTPUT RS-232 Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the rear of the receiver.
  • Page 10 Getting Started Connecting to an SD TV/display screen via Composite Video RF cable (supplied) To mains AC Cord (supplied) Getting Started Rear of TV/display screen RF IN RF IN CVBS RF OUT S-VIDEO ANT. VIDEO OUTPUT RS-232 Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the rear of the receiver.
  • Page 11: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control

    Inserting batteries into the remote control Push and lift up the release clip to remove the battery cover. Easy Setup procedure Easy Setup screen Easy Setup Time Setup Full Scan Quick Scan Select your State / Region. Select : Confirm : Exit : Insert the supplied batteries as indicated inside the battery...
  • Page 12: Using The Menu System

    Using the menu system General operation All the menus of this receiver are accessed by pressing the MENU button on the remote control or the front panel. Program List Program List Program List Ten HD 06-0012 Ten Digital 06-0013 Ten Digital 06-0014 Ten Digital 06-0015...
  • Page 13: Install Menu

    Install menu Install menu Install Full Scan Quick Scan Manual Scan Program Edit Favorite Preset Searches all available channels, but takes a longer time. Select : Confirm : BACK : EXIT : The Install menu allows you to tune in new channels automatically or manually, and set a parental rating for programs.
  • Page 14 Using the menu system Install Quick Scan Manual Scan Program Edit Favorite Preset Parental Control Sets a parental rating and changes password. Select : Confirm : BACK : EXIT : Using the menu system Parental Control This option allows you to set a parental guidance level. Programs that exceed the set level can only be viewed after entering the correct password.
  • Page 15: Setup Menu

    Setup menu Setup menu Setup Video / Audio Setup Time Setup NSW/ACT Restore to Default S/W Update Information Select : Confirm : BACK : EXIT : 16:9 (Full Screen) 4:3 (Full Screen Crop) 4:3 (Letter Box) The Setup menu allows you change various settings. Press the MENU button to display the menu system.
  • Page 16 S/W Update This option allows the software in your receiver to be upgraded. It is recommended that this is performed ONLY by experienced Sony service personnel. Please contact your local Sony service centre for details on this option. Information This option displays the receiver’s current hardware and software versions.
  • Page 17: Other Features

    i-Plate display i-Plate Current Program Sports Update Ten HD 06-0012 May 27,2005 18:55 - 1925 Detail Picture 576i A Japanese venture recently announced that they have developed a new style of Audio MPEG En beef called Bright Smarty Extreme (BSE). They are row ready to export it North America.
  • Page 18: Additional Information

    Additional Information Connecting a VCR/DVD recorder Note: Before connecting, ensure all equipment is disconnected from the mains supply. Connecting to an HD VCR/DVD recorder To TV aerial socket Connecting to an S-Video VCR/DVD recorder To TV aerial socket Additional Information RF IN RF OUT ANT.
  • Page 19 Connecting to a Composite VCR/DVD recorder To TV aerial socket RF IN RF OUT S-VIDEO ANT. VIDEO OUTPUT RF cable Rear of VCR/DVD recorder Additional Information Additional Information DIGITAL ANALOG CVBS COAX. OPTICAL RS-232 AUDIO OUTPUT AV cable...
  • Page 20: Connecting A Hi-fi, Home Theatre, Etc

    Additional Information Connecting a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc. Notes on connecting Hi-Fi equipment: This receiver can be connected to your Hi-Fi using either a digital optical cable or Connecting to a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc. via Optical output or Coaxial output Rear of Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc.
  • Page 21: Using The Remote Control To Operate Other Tvs

    012, 033, 034, 035, 059, 063, 064, 067, 121 Sanyo 013, 016, 049, 050, 059, 063, 067, 118 Sears Sharp 006, 051, 058 Sony 001, 002, 003 Thomson 026, 061 Toshiba 008, 014, 048, 058, 062, 072, 104, 118 Zenith...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Additional Information Specifications Compliant Standard DVB-T, MPEG-2 RF Input Frequency: 51-858MHz Loop Through: 51-858MHz Bandwidth: 6/7/8 MHz Connector: IEC-Female Demodulator: COFDM FFT Mode: 2K,8K Constellation: QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM Guard Interval: 1/4,1/8,1/16,1/32 Inner Coding Rate: 1/2,2/3,3/4,5/6,7/8 Video Formats: MP@ML, MP@HL Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 Picture Resolution: 1920 x 1080i, 1280 x 720p, 720 x 576p, PAL: 720 x 576i...
  • Page 23: Channels Available (as Of July 2004)

    Channels Available (as of July 2004) For updated information, please refer to www.dba.org.au or contact you local Sony service centre. City Identifier Adelaide Digital 7 Digital 9 Digital 10 Digital ABC Digital SBS Brisbane Digital 7 Digital 9 Digital 10...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Additional Information Troubleshooting Problem (1) The receiver front panel power indicator doesn’t light up, and no message on the front panel. (2) Has message on the front panel but no picture on your TV screen. (3) Poor picture quality. (4) No audio service. (5) No video service.
  • Page 25: Index

    Index 16:9 (Full Screen), 15 4:3 (Full Screen Crop), 15 4:3 (Letter Box), 15 A, B Accessories, supplied, 4 Aspect Ratio, 15 Audio Output Control, 15 Audio Select, 17 Batteries, inserting into the remote control, 11 C, D Change Password, 14 Channels Available, 23 Connecting, to a DVD recorder, 18...
  • Page 28 DST-HD500 Sony Corporation Printed in Taiwan Sony Corporation Printed in Taiwan Recyclable...

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