Audio Settings menu
You can adjust settings for the audio to suit
x A/V Sync (Synchronizes audio
with video output)
Lets you delay the output of audio to minimize
the time gap between audio output and visual
• ON (Delay time: 60 ms): The audio output
is delayed so that the time gap between the
audio output and visual display is
• OFF (Delay time: 0 ms): The audio output
is not delayed.
• This function is useful when you use a large LCD
or plasma monitor or a projector.
• This function does not work when "A. DIRECT" is
• The delay time may vary depending on audio
format, sound field, speaker pattern and speaker
x Dual Mono (Digital broadcast
Lets you select the language you want when
you listen to the dual audio of a digital
broadcast when available. This feature only
functions for Dolby Digital sources.
• MAIN/SUB: Sound of the main language
will be output through the front left speaker
and sound of the sub language will be output
through the front right speaker
• MAIN: Sound of the main language will be
• SUB: Sound of the sub language will be
x Night Mode
Lets you retain a theater-like environment at
low volume levels. This function can be used
with other sound fields. When watching a
movie late at night, you will be able to hear the
dialog clearly even at a low volume level.
This function does not work when "A. DIRECT" is
While this function is on, the Bass, Treble increase,
and "D. RANGE" is automatically set to "COMP.
HDMI Settings menu
You can make the required settings for
equipment connected to the HDMI jack.
x Ctrl for HDMI (Control for HDMI)
Lets you turn the Control for HDMI function
on or off. For details, see "Preparing for the
"BRAVIA" Sync" (page 57).
When you set "Ctrl for HDMI" to "ON", "Audio
Out" may be changed automatically.
x Pass Through
Lets you output the HDMI signals to the TV
even when the receiver is in standby mode.
• ON: When the receiver is in the standby
mode, the receiver continuously outputs
HDMI signals from the receiver's HDMI
TV OUT jack.
• AUTO: When the TV is turned on while the
receiver is in the standby mode, the receiver
outputs HDMI signals from the receiver's
HDMI TV OUT jack. Sony recommends
this setting if you use a "BRAVIA" Sync
compatible Sony TV. This setting saves
power in the standby mode when compared
with the "ON" setting.