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 82).
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.
• OFF: The receiver does not output HDMI
signals when the receiver is in the standby
mode. Turn on the receiver to enjoy the
connected equipment's source on the TV.
This setting saves power in the standby
mode when compared with the "ON"
• This function is not available when "Ctrl for
HDMI" is set to "OFF".
• When "AUTO" is selected, it may take a little more
time for the image and sound to be output to the TV
than when "ON" is selected.
• When the receiver is in standby mode,
"A. STANDBY" appears on the display panel if
"Pass Through" is set to "AUTO" or "ON".
However, "A. STANDBY" will disappear when
"Pass Through" is set to "AUTO" and no signals
x Audio Out
Lets you set the HDMI audio signals from the
playback equipment connected to the receiver
via an HDMI connection.
• AMP: The HDMI audio signals from the
playback equipment are only output to the
speakers connected to the receiver. Multi
channel sound can be played back as it is.
Audio signals are not output from the TV's
speaker when "Audio Out" is set to "AMP".
• TV+AMP: The sound is output from TV's
speaker and the speakers connected to the
• The sound quality of the playback equipment
depends on the TV's sound quality, such as the
number of channels, and the sampling
frequency, etc. If the TV has stereo speakers, the
sound output from the receiver is also in stereo as
that of the TV, even if you play back multi
• When you connect the receiver to an image
display equipment (projector, etc.), sound may
not be output from the receiver. In this case,
• When you select the input that you have assigned
the HDMI input, sound does not output from the
x HDMI Assign
Lets you reassign the HDMI input jacks. For
details, see "HDMI input assign" (page 87).