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.
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:...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.