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Operating Instructions
©2011 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 Multi Channel AV Receiver Operating Instructions STR-DN1020 ©2011 Sony Corporation 4-273-051-14(1)
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the unit. Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. _______________ _____________________________ _________ Serial No. ________________ _____________________________ _________...
  • Page 3 12)Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 13)Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    Notice for customers: The following information is only applicable to equipment sold in countries applying EU Directives. The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Page 5 Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. “x.v.Color (x.v.Colour)” and “x.v.Color (x.v.Colour)” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “WALKMAN” is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About This Manual...4 Supplied accessories...8 Description and location of parts...9 Getting started ...18 Connections 1: Installing the speakers ...19 2: Connecting the speakers ...21 3: Connecting the TV ...23 4a: Connecting the video equipment ...24 4b: Connecting the audio equipment...32 5: Connecting the antennas (aerials)...33 6: Connecting to the network ...33 7: Connecting the AC power cord...
  • Page 7 “BRAVIA” Sync Features What is “BRAVIA” Sync? ... 81 Preparing for the “BRAVIA” Sync ... 82 Playing back equipment with one-touch operation (One-Touch Play)... 83 Enjoying the TV sound from the speakers connected to the receiver (System Audio Control) ... 83 Turning off the receiver with the TV (System Power-Off) ...
  • Page 8: Supplied Accessories

    Supplied accessories • Operating Instructions (this manual) • Quick Setup Guide • GUI Menu List • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • Remote control (1) – RM-AAP063 (USA and Canada models only) – RM-AAP064 (Other models) •...
  • Page 9: Description And Location Of Parts

    Description and location of parts Front panel w; ql A ?/1 (on/standby) (page 36, 56, 68) B TONE, TONE MODE Press TONE MODE repeatedly to select BASS or TREBLE, then turn TONE to adjust the level. C SOUND OPTIMIZER (page 68) D AUTO VOL (page 85) E MULTI CHANNEL DECODING indicator Lights up when multi channel audio signals are...
  • Page 10 Indicators on the display panel ANALOG SW RH PL II x z D.L.L. A.P.M. D.RANGE SB L SB R ql qk A SW Lights up when the audio signal is output from the SUBWOOFER jack. B USB Lights up when iPhone/iPod or USB device is detected.
  • Page 11 O Tuning indicators Lights up when the receiver tunes to a radio station, or a satellite radio station. RDS (Europe and Australia models only) Tuned to a station with RDS services. CAT (USA and Canada models only) The category mode is selected during the satellite radio operation.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    (page 33) SIRIUS jack (USA and Canada models only) (page 58) C NETWORK section LAN port (page 35) D Controls jacks for Sony equipment and other external equipment IR REMOTE IN/OUT jacks (page 89) E SPEAKERS section (page 21) F AUDIO INPUT/OUTPUT section...
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    Remote control Use the supplied remote control to operate this receiver and other equipment. The remote control is pre-programmed to operate Sony audio/video equipment. You can also program the remote control to operate non-Sony equipment. For details, see “Programming the remote control”...
  • Page 14: Sound Field

    Selects the equipment you want to use. When you press any of the input buttons, the receiver turns on. The buttons are assigned to control Sony equipment. You can program the remote control to control non-Sony equipment following the steps in “Programming the remote control”...
  • Page 15 Returns to the previous menu or exits the menu while the menu or on-screen guide is displayed on the TV screen. Press TV (W), then press RETURN/EXIT O to return to the previous menu of Sony TV. Press V/v/B/b to select the menu items, then press S GUIDE Press TV (W), then press GUIDE or display the on-screen program guide.
  • Page 16: Sound Optimizer

    T AUTO CAL Press SHIFT (V), then press AUTO CAL to perform Auto Calibration. Note This button is not available when the receiver is in “GUI MODE”. DISPLAY Views information on the display panel. (RM-AAP063 only) Press TV (W), then press DISPLAY to display information of TV.
  • Page 17 To control other Sony equipment TV VCR Name AV ?/1 Numeric buttons -/--, >10 ENT/MEM CLEAR (Text) Color buttons TOOLS/ OPTIONS MENU, HOME ./> < < FOLDER +/– REPEAT SHUFFLE m/TUNING –, M/TUNING + N, X, x PRESET +/–, TV CH +/–, PROG +/–...
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Getting started You can enjoy your audio/video equipment connected to the receiver by following the simple steps below. Installing and connecting the speakers (page 19, 21) Checking the connection appropriate for your equipment Connecting the TV and video equipment (page 23, 24) The image quality depends on the connecting jack.
  • Page 19: Connections

    Connections 1: Installing the speakers This receiver allows you to use a 7.2 channel system (7 speakers and 2 subwoofers). Example of speaker system configuration AFront speaker (Left) BFront speaker (Right) CCenter speaker DSurround speaker (Left) ESurround speaker (Right) FSurround back speaker (Left)* GSurround back speaker (Right)* HFront high speaker (Left)* IFront high speaker (Right)*...
  • Page 20 Tips • When you connect a 7.1 channel speaker system with two surround back speakers, all the angles A should be the same. • When you connect a 7.1 channel speaker system with two front high speakers, place the front high speakers –...
  • Page 21: 2: Connecting The Speakers

    2: Connecting the speakers Center speaker Surround speaker Right Left 10 mm (13/32") Right Left Right Left Subwoofer * Surround back/Front high/ Front A speaker Bi-amplifier/Front B speaker ** A Monaural audio cord (not supplied) B Speaker cord (not supplied) continued...
  • Page 22 * When you connect a subwoofer with an auto standby function, turn off the function when watching movies. If the auto standby function is set to on, it turns to standby mode automatically based on the level of the input signal to the subwoofer, and the sound may not be output.
  • Page 23: 3: Connecting The Tv

    A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C Component video cord (not supplied) D Video cord (not supplied) E HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. Video signals Audio/video signals...
  • Page 24: 4a: Connecting The Video Equipment

    Using HDMI connection High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is an interface which transmits video and audio signals in digital format. By connecting Sony “BRAVIA” Sync- compatible equipment using HDMI cables, operations can be simplified. See ““BRAVIA” Sync Features” (page 81). HDMI features •...
  • Page 25 • The audio and video signals of HDMI input are not output from the HDMI TV OUT jack while the GUI menu is displayed. • When you want to listen to the sound from the TV speaker, set the “Audio Out” to “TV+AMP”...
  • Page 26 If you want to connect several digital equipment, but cannot find an unused input See “Using the sound/images from other inputs (Input Assign)” (page 86). Converting video signals This receiver is equipped with a function for converting video signals. For details, see “Function for conversion of video signals”...
  • Page 27 Blu-ray Disc player, DVD player Audio/video Video signals signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. B Component video cord (not supplied) C Video cord (not supplied) D Coaxial digital cord (not supplied)
  • Page 28 Connecting a satellite tuner, cable TV tuner Satellite tuner, Cable TV tuner Audio/video signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. B Component video cord (not supplied) C Video cord (not supplied)
  • Page 29 Connecting a PlayStation 3 PlayStation 3 Audio/video signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. Connecting an iPhone, iPod for video contents A Apple Composite AV Cable (not supplied)
  • Page 30: Connecting Other Equipment

    A Audio cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied) C HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. D Audio/video cord (not supplied) * If you want to record, you must make this connection (page 54).
  • Page 31 Function for conversion of video signals The receiver is equipped with a function for converting video signals. • Composite video signals can be output as HDMI video and component video signals. • Component video signals can be output as HDMI video and composite video signals. OUTPUT jack HDMI TV OUT INPUT jack...
  • Page 32: 4b: Connecting The Audio Equipment

    4b: Connecting the audio equipment Connecting a Super Audio CD player, CD player, MD deck, Tape deck Super Audio CD player, CD player MD deck, Tape deck A Audio cord (not supplied) Connecting an iPhone, iPod, USB device iPhone, iPod, USB device A USB cable (not supplied)
  • Page 33: 5: Connecting The Antennas (aerials)

    5: Connecting the antennas (aerials) Before connecting the antennas (aerials), be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) AM loop antenna (aerial) (supplied) Notes • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the receiver and other equipment.
  • Page 34 LAN cable (CAT5) • We recommend that you use this type of cable for a wired LAN. Some flat-type LAN cables are easily affected by noise. We recommend that you use normal-type cables. • If the receiver is used in an environment in which there is power supply noise from electric products or in a noisy network environment, use a shielded-type LAN...
  • Page 35 Configuration example The following illustration is a configuration example of a home network with the receiver, a server. We recommend that you use a wired connection. Internet LAN cable (not supplied) Note An audio playback on a server (a computer, etc.) may occasionally be interrupted when you use a wireless connection.
  • Page 36: 7: Connecting The Ac Power Cord (mains Lead)

    7: Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. AC power cord (mains lead) To the wall outlet Note Be sure to turn the receiver on when the video and audio signals of a playback equipment are being output to a TV via the receiver.
  • Page 37: Setting The Speakers

    Setting the speakers Selecting the speaker pattern Select the speaker pattern according to the speaker system which you are using. Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “ Settings”, then press The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 38: Using Auto Calibration

    Press V/v repeatedly to select “SB Assign”, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select the parameter you want, then press • Speaker B: If you connect an additional front speaker system to the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/FRONT HIGH/ BI-AMP/FRONT B terminals, select “Speaker B”.
  • Page 39 The DCAC is designed to achieve proper sound balance for your room. However, you can adjust the speaker levels manually according to your preference. For details, see “Test Tone” (page 93). Before you perform Auto Calibration Before you perform Auto Calibration, check the following items.
  • Page 40 Confirm active subwoofer setup • When a subwoofer is connected, turn on the subwoofer and turn up the volume prior to activating the subwoofer. Turn the LEVEL to just before the mid-point. • If you connect a subwoofer with a crossover frequency function, set the value to maximum.
  • Page 41 Press V/v repeatedly to select “Auto Cal.”, then press Press B/b repeatedly to select “Standard”, then press The calibration type is automatically set to “Engineer”. Press to select “START”. The measurement starts in five seconds. The measurement process will take approximately 30 seconds with a test tone.
  • Page 42 To cancel Auto Calibration The Auto Calibration function will be canceled when you perform the following during the measurement process: – Press ?/1. – Press the input buttons on the remote control or turn the INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver. –...
  • Page 43: Configuring The Network Settings Of The Receiver

    • Full Flat: Makes the measurement of frequency from each speaker flat. • Engineer: Sets to “the Sony listening room standard” frequency characteristics. • Front Reference: Adjusts the characteristics of all the speakers to match the characteristics of the front speaker.
  • Page 44: Guide To On-screen Display Operation

    Press V/v repeatedly to select “Do Not Use”, then press The confirmation display appears on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “OK”, then press “Connecting” appears on the TV screen. “Complete!” appears after the network settings are completed, then press The display returns to the Network Settings menu.
  • Page 45 Press V/v repeatedly to select a menu you want, then press or b to enter the menu. The menu item list appears on the TV screen. Example: When you select “ Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu item you want to adjust, then press the menu item.
  • Page 46: Basic Operations

    Press V/v repeatedly to select a menu you want, then press or b to enter the menu. The menu item list appears on the TV screen. Example: When you select “ Press TOOLS/OPTIONS while the menu item list is displayed. The option menu appears.
  • Page 47 Select the equipment you want, then press The menu screen disappears and the playback screen of the external input appears. The input that can be selected: • BD/DVD: Blu-ray Disc player or DVD player, etc., connected to the BD/DVD jack. •...
  • Page 48 Naming the input (Name Input) You can enter a name of up to 8 characters for inputs and display it. It is more recognizable having the equipment named on the display than the jacks. Select the input you want to name from “...
  • Page 49: Playing An Iphone/ipod

    4 Notes • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPod/iPhone is lost or damaged when using an iPod/iPhone connected to this receiver. • This product has been designed specifically to work with iPod/iPhone and has been certified to meet Apple performance standards.
  • Page 50 Selecting the iPhone/iPod control mode You can select the iPhone/iPod control mode using the GUI menu or iPhone CTRL on the remote control. You can use the GUI menu to browse contents on the iPhone/iPod. You can also control all operations by viewing the information on the display panel when “GUI MODE”...
  • Page 51 Select the content you want using iPhone/iPod menu. For details on operating the iPhone/iPod, refer to the operating instructions supplied with iPhone/iPod. To operate the iPhone/iPod using the remote control You can operate the iPhone/iPod using the following buttons on the remote control of the receiver.
  • Page 52: Playing A Usb Device

    “.wma” * The receiver does not play files encoded with DRM. Compatible USB devices You can use the following Sony USB devices on this receiver. Other USB devices cannot be used on this receiver. Verified Sony USB device Product name Model name ®...
  • Page 53 Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen. Select “ Music”, then press or b. When the USB device is connected, “USB” appears on the TV screen. Select “USB”, then press You can operate the USB device using the remote control of the receiver.
  • Page 54: Recording Using The Receiver

    • Compatibility with all encoding/writing softwares, recording devices, and recording media cannot be guaranteed. Incompatible USB device may produce noise or interrupted audio or may not play at all. • Some time may be needed to start playback when: – the folder structure is complex. –...
  • Page 55: Tuner Operations

    Tuner Operations Listening to FM/AM radio You can listen to FM and AM broadcasts through the built-in tuner. Before operation, be sure you have connected the FM and AM antennas (aerials) to the receiver (page 33). The tuning scale for direct tuning is shown below. Area USA, Canada 100 kHz...
  • Page 56: Presetting Fm/am Radio Stations (preset Tuning)

    Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna (aerial) for optimum reception upon tuning to an AM station. Press If you cannot tune to a station “– – – .– – MHz” appears and then the screen returns to the current frequency. Make sure you have entered the right frequency.
  • Page 57: Receiving Rds Broadcasts

    Tuning to preset stations Select “ FM” or “ the menu, then press Select the preset station you want. Preset numbers from 1 to 30 are available. Naming preset stations (Name Input) On “ FM” or “ AM” screen, select the preset number which you want to name.
  • Page 58: Listening To Satellite Radio

    Listening to Satellite Radio (USA and Canada models only) To listen to Satellite Radio on your Sirius- ® Ready receiver, you’ll need to add a Sirius Satellite Radio tuner (sold separately). Sirius Satellite Radio is available to residents of the United States (except Alaska and Hawaii), Puerto Rico and Canada.
  • Page 59: Preparing To Listen To A Satellite Radio

    Preparing to listen to a satellite radio V/v/b, Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen. Select “ SR”, then press or b. Press TOOLS/OPTIONS. The option menu appears. Checking the ID number Select “Sirius ID” from the option menu, then press Check the Sirius ID on the TV screen and write it in the space...
  • Page 60: Presetting Satellite Radio Channels

    Selecting a channel by category (Category Mode) You can select a channel from one category or all the categories. Select the category, then press • All: You can select a channel from all the categories. • (category name): You can select a channel from one category.
  • Page 61: Restricting Access To Specific Channels (parental Lock)

    Selecting preset channels Select “ SR” from the menu, or b. then press Select the preset number from the preset list, then press You can select stored preset channels from 1 to 30. Notes • The channel information you have preset may be changed if Sirius XM Radio Inc.
  • Page 62 Press SHIFT, then press the numeric buttons to enter your 4-digit lock code. “The channel has been locked.” appears and the Parental Lock is set. To delete the numbers you have entered, go back to step 2 by pressing RETURN/ EXIT O, and then repeat the procedure above from step 2.
  • Page 63 Satellite radio message list Message Explanation appears on TV screen [Display] Antenna The antenna is not connected [ANTENNA] properly. Acquiring The receiving condition is not [ACQUIRING] good. UNSUB CH You have not subscribed for the [CALL 888-539- selected channel. SIRI] SR Tuner The SiriusConnect Home tuner is [SR TUNER]...
  • Page 64: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Enjoying Surround Sound Selecting the sound field This receiver can create multi channel surround sound. You can select one of the optimized sound fields from the receiver’s pre-programmed sound fields. Press SOUND FIELD +/– repeatedly to select the sound field you want. You can also use 2CH/A.DIRECT, A.F.D., MOVIE (HD-D.C.S.) or MUSIC on the receiver.
  • Page 65: Music Mode

    HD-D.C.S. HD Digital Cinema Sound (HD-D.C.S.) is Sony’s new innovative home theater technology using the latest acoustic and digital signal processing technologies. It is based on precise response measurement data of a mastering studio. With HD-D.C.S., you are able to enjoy...
  • Page 66 When headphones are connected You can only select this sound field if the headphones are connected to the receiver. x HP 2CH (HP (2CH)) This mode is selected automatically if you use headphones (except “A. DIRECT”). Standard 2 channel stereo sources completely bypass the sound field processing and multi channel surround formats are downmixed to 2 channels except LFE signals.
  • Page 67 Digital audio formats supported by the receiver Digital audio formats that this receiver can decode depend on digital audio output jacks of the equipment connected. This receiver supports the following audio formats. Audio format Dolby Digital Dolby Digital EX Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD DTS-ES DTS 96/24...
  • Page 68: Using The Sound Optimizer

    Using the SOUND OPTIMIZER The Sound Optimizer lets you enjoy clear and dynamic sound at low volume levels. It automatically calibrates the sound which cannot be heard well when you turn down the volume level. After Auto Calibration is performed, the sound level is optimized to suit your environment.
  • Page 69: Using Network Features

    The following server devices are compatible with this receiver. • Sony VAIO Media plus 1.3, 1.4, 2.0, and 2.1 • Sony HDD Network Audio System NAS-S500HDE*, NAS-S55HDE* • Sony Network AV receiver STR-DA6400ES*, TA-DA5600ES* •...
  • Page 70 When using Windows 7 This section explains how to set up manufacturer-installed Windows Media Player 12 for Windows 7. For details on how to operate Windows Media Player 12, refer to Help for Windows Media Player 12. Go to [Start] – [Control Panel]. Select [View network status and tasks] under [Network and Internet].
  • Page 71 If [Media streaming is not turned on] appears in the [Media streaming options] window, select [Turn on media streaming]. Select [Allow all]. The [Allow All Media Devices] window opens. If all the devices in the local network are set to [Allowed], select [OK] and close the window.
  • Page 72: To Refresh The Server List

    Check [Private] and select [Next]. Confirm that [Location type] is changed to [Private], and select [Close]. Confirm that [(Private network)] is displayed in the [Network and Sharing Center] window, and close the window. If [Share my media] in the [Media Sharing] window that is displayed in step 3 is not checked, check [Share my media], then select [OK].
  • Page 73: Enjoying Audio Content Stored On The Server

    Enjoying audio content stored on the server You can play back audio content stored on the server using the receiver in MP3, Linear PCM, WMA and AAC* formats. Audio content with DRM (Digital Rights Management) copyright protection cannot be played on this receiver. * The receiver can play AAC files with the extension of “.m4a”, “.mp4”...
  • Page 74 Tips • If you select a folder (such as an artist folder, genre folder, etc.), then press the N button, the receiver plays all items in the selected folder. • The receiver resumes from the last selected item when the function is changed to Home Network function, until the receiver is turned off.
  • Page 75: Listening To Music Services

    Internet. For details, see “6: Connecting to the network” (page 33). Visit the website below for more information on the Music Services: musicservices Music Services This receiver Note...
  • Page 76: Presetting Stations

    Internet. Visit the website below for more information on music services, how to enjoy services, and the registration code of the receiver. musicservices Checking the registration code You may be required to enter the registration code of the receiver when you enjoy a new music service.
  • Page 77: Using The Party Streaming Function

    * Available PARTY STREAMING-compliant devices may differ depending on the countries or regions. For details on available devices, contact your nearest Sony dealers. Starting a PARTY You can start a PARTY so that other devices that support the PARTY STREAMING function can play the same music even though they are in different rooms.
  • Page 78: Updating The Software

    Updating the software By downloading the latest version of the software, you can take advantage of the newest functions. The receiver accesses the Sony server to update the software. If a new update is available, “[New Software] Perform Software Update.” appears on the TV...
  • Page 79: Network Settings

    A message that confirms whether or not you agree to the terms of the software update appears. Confirm the message and also read the “END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR SONY SOFTWARE” (page 130), then press Select “Agree”, then press The receiver starts to update the software.
  • Page 80: Searching For An Item Using A Keyword

    The receiver cannot update the software. Turn off the receiver, and then turn it on again. The receiver will try to update the software. If the same message appears, contact your nearest Sony dealer. Searching for an item using a keyword When a list is displayed on the TV screen (such as artist list, a track list, etc.), you can...
  • Page 81: Bravia" Sync Features

    Sony products such as TV, Blu-ray Disc/DVD player, AV amplifier, etc. that supports the Control for HDMI function. By connecting Sony equipment that is compatible with the “BRAVIA” Sync with an HDMI cable (not supplied), operation is simplified as follows: •...
  • Page 82: Preparing For The "bravia" Sync

    Preparing for the “BRAVIA” Sync The receiver is compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function. • If your TV is compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function, you can set the Control for HDMI function of the receiver and playback equipment automatically by setting the Control for HDMI function on your TV (page 82).
  • Page 83: Playing Back Equipment With One-touch Operation (one-touch Play)

    Notes • Before you perform the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” on your TV, be sure to turn on the TV and other connected equipment including the receiver first. • If the playback equipment cannot function after you have made the settings for “Control for HDMI- Easy Setting”, check the Control for HDMI setting on your TV.
  • Page 84: Turning Off The Receiver With The Tv (system Power-off)

    • When you adjust the TV volume, the System Audio Control function adjusts the receiver’s volume simultaneously. Notes • If System Audio Control does not function according to your TV setting, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. • When “Ctrl for HDMI” is set to “ON”, the “Audio Out”...
  • Page 85: Other Operations

    Other Operations Using Auto Volume function You can adjust the volume automatically depending on the input signal or content from the connected equipment (ADVANCED AUTO VOLUME function). This function is useful, for example, when the sound of a commercial is louder than the TV programs.
  • Page 86: Using The Sound/images From Other Inputs (input Assign)

    Notes • Some audio input modes may not be set up based on the input. • When either the USB input, HOME NETWORK, MUSIC SERVICES or SIRIUS is selected, “------” appears on the display panel, and you cannot change to other modes. •...
  • Page 87 Input name BD/DVD Assignable COMP.1 video input COMP.2 jacks CVBS NONE Assignable BD COAX audio input SAT OPT jacks ANALOG NONE * Default setting Notes • You cannot assign other optical input to the inputs to which optical input jack is initially assigned. •...
  • Page 88: Using A Bi-amplifier Connection

    CD in zone 2. When using an IR repeater (not supplied), you can operate both equipment in the main zone and Sony receiver in zone 2 from zone 2. To operate the receiver from zone 2 You can operate the receiver without pointing...
  • Page 89 Outputs sound from speakers in zone 2 using the receiver and another amplifier. Main zone STR-DN1020 ZONE 2 VIDEO ZONE 2 AUDIO A Audio equipment B Video equipment C IR repeater (not supplied) D Speakers E Sony Amplifier/Receiver Zone 2 REMOTE RM-AAP063/RM-AAP064...
  • Page 90 Operating the receiver from zone 2 The following operations are described for connecting an IR repeater and operating the receiver in zone 2. When an IR repeater is not connected, use this receiver in the main zone. SOURCE Turn on the main receiver (this receiver).
  • Page 91: Adjusting Settings

    Adjusting Settings Using the Settings menu You can adjust various settings for speakers, surround effects, etc. using the Settings menu. To display the menu of the receiver on the TV screen, make sure that the receiver is in “GUI MODE” by following the steps in “To turn “GUI MODE”...
  • Page 92: Speaker Settings Menu

    Speaker Settings menu You can adjust each speaker manually. You can also adjust the speaker levels after the Auto Calibration is completed. Note The speaker settings are only for the current seating position. x SP Pattern (Speaker Pattern) Select “SP Pattern” according to the speaker system which you are using.
  • Page 93: Crossover Frequency

    To adjust the size of each speaker You can adjust each speaker’s (front left/right, front left/right high, center, surround left/right, surround back left/right) size. Select the speaker on the screen for which you want to adjust the size, then press Select “Size”.
  • Page 94: Surround Settings Menu

    When a test tone is not output from the speakers • The speaker cords may not be connected securely. Check to see if they are connected securely and cannot be disconnected by pulling on them slightly. • The speaker cords may have short-circuit problem.
  • Page 95: Eq Settings Menu

    You can adjust settings for the audio to suit your preference. x D.L.L. (Digital Legato Linear) The D.L.L. function is Sony proprietary technology that allows low quality digital audio signals and analog audio signals to be played back with high quality sound.
  • Page 96: Language Selection

    Notes • 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 being used. x Dual Mono (Digital broadcast language selection) Lets you select the language you want when you listen to the dual audio of a digital broadcast when available.
  • Page 97: Video Settings Menu

    Video Settings menu You can make settings for video. x Resolution (Converting video signals) Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signals. “Resolution” parameter Input from • DIRECT COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks VIDEO IN jacks • AUTO(CVBS) COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks (default setting) VIDEO IN jacks...
  • Page 98: Hdmi Settings Menu

    • 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”...
  • Page 99: Network Settings Menu

    Network Settings menu You can make the settings for the network. The Network Settings menu is available only when the Home Network or Music Services function is selected. x Settings Lets you make the network settings. To configure network settings automatically You can configure network settings automatically.
  • Page 100: Party Streaming

    x PARTY STREAMING You can set the receiver to use the PARTY STREAMING function. Select “PARTY STREAMING”, then press Select “On” or “Off”, then press • On: The receiver can be detected by other devices on the home network. The receiver can start or close a PARTY, and can join or leave a PARTY.
  • Page 101: Network Standby

    Select “Start Registration”, then press The receiver starts to detect Media Remote device that ready for registration. However, the receiver will exit the registration if no device detected in 30 seconds. “Connecting” appears on the TV screen when Media Remote device is detected. Select “Finish”, then press To cancel the registration Select “Cancel”...
  • Page 102: System Settings Menu

    System Settings menu You can customize the settings of the receiver. x Auto Standby Lets you set the receiver switch to standby mode automatically when you do not operate the receiver or when there is no signals input to the receiver. •...
  • Page 103 Using the menu in the display panel Press GUI MODE repeatedly to select “GUI OFF”. The receiver is switched to front panel display mode. Press AMP. Press MENU. Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu you want, then press or b. Press V/v repeatedly to select the parameter you want to adjust, then press...
  • Page 104: Overview Of The Menus

    Overview of the menus The following options are available in each menu. For details on navigating through menus, see page 103. Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Auto Calibration Auto Calibration (Standard) settings [STANDARD] [<AUTO CAL>] Auto Calibration (Custom) [CUSTOM] Level settings Test tone [<LEVEL>] [TEST TONE]...
  • Page 105 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Surround speakers size [SUR SIZE] Front high speakers size [FH SIZE] Surround back speaker assign [SB ASSIGN] Front left speaker distance [FL DIST.] Front right speaker distance [FR DIST.] Center speaker distance [CNT DIST.] Surround left speaker distance [SL DIST.] Surround right speaker distance [SR DIST.]...
  • Page 106 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Surround speakers crossover frequency [SUR CROSS] Front high speakers crossover frequency [FH CROSS] Surround settings Effect level [<SURROUND>] [EFFECT] EQ settings Front speakers bass level [<EQ>] [BASS] Front speakers treble level [TREBLE] Tuner settings FM station receiving mode [<TUNER>] [FM MODE] Naming preset stations...
  • Page 107 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] HDMI settings Control for HDMI [<HDMI>] [CTRL: HDMI] Pass Through [PASS THRU] Audio out [AUDIO OUT] HDMI input assignment [H. ASSIGN] System settings Auto standby mode [<SYSTEM>] [AUTO STBY] Naming inputs [NAME IN] You can only select this parameter after you have performed Auto Calibration. Depends on the speaker pattern setting, some parameters or settings may not be available.
  • Page 108 To view the information on the display panel The display panel provides various information of the receiver status such as sound field. Select the input for which you want to check the information. Press AMP, then press DISPLAY repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY, the display will change cyclically as follows.
  • Page 109: Using The Remote Control

    You can even program the remote control to operate non-Sony equipment and also Sony equipment that the remote control is normally unable to control. Before you begin, note that: – You cannot change the settings of TUNER, USB, HOME NETWORK and MUSIC SERVICES input buttons.
  • Page 110 Use the numeric codes in the tables below to program non-Sony equipment and also Sony equipment that the remote control is normally unable to control. Since the signal from the...
  • Page 111 To control a DVD player Maker Code(s) SONY 401, 402, 403 BROKSONIC DENON HITACHI 415, 423 MITSUBISHI ORITRON PANASONIC 406, 408, 425 PHILIPS PIONEER 409, 410 SAMSUNG 416, 422 TOSHIBA 404, 421 ZENITH 418, 420 To control a DVD recorder...
  • Page 112 722, 729, 730, 731, 741, 747 SAMSUNG 742, 743, 744, 745 SANYO 717, 720, 746 SHARP 748, 749 TOSHIBA 747, 756 * If an AIWA VCR does not work even though you enter the code for AIWA, enter the code for Sony instead.
  • Page 113: Resetting The Remote Control

    To control a satellite tuner (box) Maker Code(s) SONY 801, 802, 803, 804, 824, 825, 865 AMSTRAD 845, 846 BskyB GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE) GRUNDIG 859, 860 HUMAX 846, 847 THOMSON 857, 861, 864, 876 PACE 848, 849, 850, 852, 862, 863, 864...
  • Page 114: Additional Information

    Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any questions or problems concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 115: Troubleshooting

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. Power The receiver is turned off automatically.
  • Page 116 There is no sound from a specific equipment. • Check that the equipment is connected correctly to the audio input jacks for that equipment. • Check that the cord(s) used for the connection is (are) fully inserted into the jacks on both the receiver and the equipment.
  • Page 117 No sound is output from the receiver and TV speaker. • Check the setting of “Audio Out” in the HDMI Settings menu (page 98). • Check that the equipment is connected correctly to the HDMI jack for that equipment. • You cannot listen to the Super Audio CD by connecting HDMI.
  • Page 118 Image No image appears on the TV. • Select the appropriate input using the input buttons. • Set your TV to the appropriate input mode. • Move your audio equipment away from the TV. • Assign the equipment video input correctly.
  • Page 119: Usb Device

    Radio stations cannot be tuned in. • Check that the antennas (aerials) are connected securely. Adjust the antennas (aerials) and connect an external antenna (aerial), if necessary. • Keep the satellite radio antenna, away from the speaker cords and the power cord to avoid picking up noise.* •...
  • Page 120 There is noise, skipping, or distorted sound. • Turn off the receiver and reconnect the USB device, then turn on the receiver. • The music data itself contains noise, or the sound is distorted. The USB device cannot be connected into the (USB) port.
  • Page 121: Network Connection

    Network connection An error message appears. • Check the nature of the error. See “Network features message list” (page 79). The receiver cannot connect to the network. • Check the network status. See “To check the network information” (page 99), then select “Connection”...
  • Page 122 You cannot play audio data normally. • Shuffle Play is selected. Press SHIFT, then press SHUFFLE repeatedly until “SHUF” disappears. Play does not start, or does not automatically change to the next track or file. • Make sure that the audio file you are trying to play is in a format supported by this receiver (page 73).
  • Page 123: Music Services

    • Make sure you select the correct input on the remote control. • When you operate a programmed non- Sony equipment, the remote control may not function properly depending on the model and the manufacturer of the equipment.
  • Page 124: Error Messages

    If there is a malfunction, a message appears on the display panel. You can check the condition of the system by the message. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. PROTECTOR Irregular current is output to the speakers, or the receiver is covered and ventilation holes are blocked.
  • Page 125: Specifications

    Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: (USA model only) With 8 ohm loads, both channels driven, from – 20,000 Hz; rated 100 watts per channel minimum RMS power, with no more than 0.09% total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output.
  • Page 126 AM tuner section Tuning range Area Tuning scale 10 kHz step USA, Canada 530 kHz – 1,710 kHz Europe, Australia – Antenna (aerial) Loop antenna (aerial) Intermediate frequency 450 kHz Video section Inputs/Outputs Video: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms COMPONENT VIDEO: Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms : 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms : 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms...
  • Page 127 iPhone/iPod section DC 5V 1.0 A MAX USB section Supported bit rate* MP3 (MPEG 1 Audio Layer-3): 32 kbps – 320 kbps, VBR WMA: 48 kbps – 192 kbps AAC: 48 kbps – 320 kbps * Compatibility with all encoding/writing software, recording devices and recording media cannot be...
  • Page 128: Index

    Index Numerics 2 channel 64 5.1 channel 19 7.1 channel 19 A.F.D. mode 64 A/V Sync 95, 106 Alphabet search 14 AM 55 Antenna Aiming 59 Audio Out 98, 107 Audio Settings 95, 106 Auto Calibration Settings Auto Standby 102, 107 Auto Tuning 55 Bass 95, 106 BI-AMP 38, 88...
  • Page 129 Name Input 48, 57 Network settings 99 Network Standby 101 One-Touch Play 83 Option menu 45 Parental Lock 61 PARTY STREAMING 77 Pass Through 98, 107 PlayStation 3 29 Preset channels 60 Preset Mode 60 Preset stations 56 PROTECTOR 124 RDS 57 Recording 54 Remote control 13, 109...
  • Page 130 You may use the SONY SOFTWARE only with the PRODUCT. By using the SONY SOFTWARE, you agree to be bound by the terms of this EULA. If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, SONY is unwilling to license the SONY SOFTWARE to you. In such event, you should not use the SONY SOFTWARE.
  • Page 131 ACTUALLY PAID ALLOCABLE TO THE SONY SOFTWARE. EXPORTS If you use or transfer the SONY SOFTWARE in or to a country other than your country of residence, you shall comply with applicable laws and regulations relating to exports, imports and customs.
  • Page 132 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...

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