About This Manual
• The instructions in this manual are for model
STR-DA6400ES. Check your model number by
looking at the lower right corner of the front panel.
• The instructions in this manual describe the
controls on the supplied remote. You can also use
the controls on the receiver if they have the same
or similar names as those on the remote.
About the supplied manual
STR-DA6400ES contains the following manuals.
Refer to them as required by the operation.
Instructions (this manual)
This manual explains the operations of the system
This manual mainly explains operations using the
main remote commander, but most of the same
operations can also be performed using the buttons
and controls on the system having the same or
Using Network Featuers
This manual explains the operations of the network
function of STR-DA6400ES.
It explains also how to install supplied "ES Utility"
application software on your computer.
Quick Setup Guide
It explains how to connect components, speakers,
and a subwoofer so that you can enjoy multi-channel
GUI Menu List
GUI Menu List shows the menu tree of
• "Neural-THX" and "neural THX" introduced in
the Operating Instructions and displayed in the
display window and on the GUI menu screen mean
This receiver incorporates Dolby* Digital and Pro
Logic Surround and the DTS** Digital Surround
* Manufactured under license from Dolby
Dolby, Pro Logic, Surround EX, and the double-
D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
** Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent
#'s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762;
6,226,616; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and
worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS is a
registered trademark and the DTS logos,
Symbol, DTS-HD and DTS-HD Master Audio
are trademarks of DTS, Inc. © 1996-2007 DTS,
Inc. All Rights Reserved.
This receiver 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.
is a registered trademark of XM
Satellite Radio Inc. All rights reserved.
©2008 SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. "SIRIUS" and
the SIRIUS dog logo are registered trademarks of
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc.
This product using Neural-THX
manufactured under license from Neural Audio
Corporation and THX Ltd. Sony Corporation hereby
grants the user a non-exclusive, non-transferable,
limited right of use to this product under USA and
foreign patent, patent pending and other technology
or trademarks owned by Neural Audio Corporation
and THX Ltd. "Neural Surround", "Neural Audio",
"Neural" and "NRL" are trademarks and logos
owned by Neural Audio Corporation, THX is a
trademark of THX Ltd., which may be registered in
some jurisdictions. All rights reserved.
The font type (Shin Go R) installed in this receiver
is provided by MORISAWA & COMPANY LTD.
These names are the trademarks of MORISAWA &
COMPANY LTD., and the copyright of the font also
belongs to MORISAWA & COMPANY LTD.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the
U.S. and other countries.
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are
of their respective holders. In this manual, ™ and ®
marks are not specified.