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RM-V302
Remote Commander
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones (parte posterior)
© 2003 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
English
For the customers in the U.S.A.
Installing the Batteries
WARNING
Before replacing the batteries, have new ones ready beforehand.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
Slide open the battery compartment and insert two size AA (R6)
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
batteries (not supplied).
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
Be sure to line up the + and – on the batteries with the + and – on the
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
battery compartment.
generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
1
2
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
When to replace the batteries
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
Under normal conditions, batteries will last up to six months. If the
that to which the receiver is connected.
Commander does not operate properly, the batteries might be worn
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
out. Replace the batteries with new ones.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly
approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this
Notes
equipment.
• Replace both batteries with new ones.
• Do not take more than 3 minutes to replace the batteries; otherwise,
your setting of the code numbers will be erased.
Setting Up the Remote Commander
Notes on Batteries
• Do not mix old batteries with new ones or mix different types of
About Presetting the Commander
batteries together.
The Commander is preset at the factory to operate Sony brand
• If the electrolyte inside the battery should leak, wipe the
components.
contaminated area of the battery compartment with a cloth and
If you're using the Commander with a Sony component, you won't
replace the old batteries with new ones. To prevent the electrolyte
need to preset the Commander before you start using it.
from leaking, remove the batteries when you plan not to use the
To set up the Commander to use with other (non-Sony)
Commander for a long period of time.
manufacturers' components, or to use with a component that is not
preset at the factory, you'll need to follow the instructions in this
manual to preset the Commander with the correct code number for
Setting the Code
your components. (See the supplied "Component Code Numbers"
Follow the steps 1 and 2 below for each component you plan to use
also.)
with the Commander.
Component that can be preset
Button
Factory setting
Step 1: Entering the Code Number
TV
TV
Sony TV
1 See the supplied "Component Code numbers", and find the three-
VCR
VCR
Sony VHS VCR
digit code number for the desired component.
Analog cable box/Digital cable box/
CBL/SAT
If more than one code number is listed, use the number that's
Digital satellite receiver/Receiver/
listed first to complete the steps below.
RCVR
Sony receiver
CD player/Tape deck/
For example, if you're setting up a Philips' VCR, you would use
MD deck/DAT deck/DVD/TV/
DVD
Sony DVD player
the code number 035.
VCR/Digital video recorder
If your component isn't listed, see "Searching for the Correct
Code."
Notes
2 While pressing the SET button, press the
• The Commander can be set up to operate only one component per
SET
POWER
POWER button.
button – unless their code numbers happen to be the same. For
TV
VCR
CBL / SAT
3 Press the button of the component that
example, you cannot set up the Commander to operate a Sony TV
you want to set up.
and a Panasonic TV simultaneously (because they use different
DVD
RCVR
code numbers).
Note
• You may not be able to operate even a Sony brand component with
On the CBL/SAT, RCVR, and DVD buttons, "cable box", "receiver",
the factory presetting. In such a case, follow the procedure in
and "DVD player" are assigned respectively at the factory. But you
"Setting the Code."
can also assign other components on these buttons. For details, see
"Changing the Component Type on the CBL/SAT, RCVR, and DVD
buttons."
4 Enter the component's code number.
Changing the Component Type on the CBL/
0
3
5
For example, if you're entering the code
for a Philips VCR, you would press
.
SAT, RCVR, and DVD buttons
Your Code Number
At the factory, "cable box" is assigned on the CBL/SAT button,
5 Press and release the ENT button to store
"receiver" on the RCVR button, and "DVD player" on the DVD
the code number in the Commander's
ENT
memory.
button. By completing the following procedure, you can change this
setting so that you can set up any component on these buttons.
6 Go to "Step 2: Checking if the Code Number Works" to finish
1 While pressing the SET button, press the POWER button.
setting up.
2 Press the CBL/SAT, RCVR, or DVD button.
If you press a wrong button in step 4
Press the POWER button while pressing the SET button and then go
3 Press and release the x (stop) button.
back to step 3.
4 Press and release one of the following buttons;
to assign a VCR
Step 2: Checking if the Code Number Works
to assign a digital satellite receiver, a digital cable box or a
1 Power on the component you want to set up.
digital video recorder
to assign a receiver
2 Aim the Remote Commander at the component and press a button
to assign a CD player
to check if that button works.
to assign a tape deck
For example, press the POWER button to see if it works on your
to assign an MD deck or a DAT deck
component .
to assign a TV
3 Check that the other buttons of the Commander is operating the
to assign an analog cable box
corresponding functions of the component.
to assign a DVD player
5 Press and release the ENT button.
You can write down the code number on the label inside the
6 Enter the component's code number by following steps 2 to 6 of
battery compartment lid.
"Entering the Code Number", or steps 1 to 7 of "Searching for the
Correct Code."
If the Commander Doesn't Seem to Be Working...
• First, try repeating these setup procedures using the other codes
listed for your component (see the supplied "Component Code
Controlling the Volume of Video
Numbers").
• If – after trying all the codes listed for your component – you still
Components Connected to an Audio
cannot get the Commander to work properly, try the search
System
method described in "Searching for the Correct Code."
The Commander is factory preset based on the assumption that you
Searching for the Correct Code
hear the sound of your video components from your TV's speakers,
and that you hear the sound of your audio components from the
If you've tried all the code numbers listed for your component and
loudspeakers connected to your receiver (or amplifier).
you still cannot get the Commander to work (or if your component is
Factory Setting:
not listed in the "Component Code Numbers" tables), try these
steps.
Button
Controls the volume of
1 Power on the component you want to set up. Insert a tape or disc
TV
TV
if necessary.
VCR, CBL/SAT*, DVD*
TV
2 While pressing the SET button, press the POWER button.
RCVR
Receiver (or amplifier)
3 Press the button of the component on the Commander that you
want to set up.
* If you assign an audio component on the CBL/SAT or DVD button, you can
control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) on the RCVR button. If you
4 Press and release the CH+ button. Then press and release the
assign video components on these buttons, you can control the volume of the
POWER button.
TV.
5 Repeat step 4 until the correct code number is found.
Thus you can control the volume of your TV or receiver (or
Each time you press the CH+ button and then the POWER button,
amplifier) while operating a video or audio component without first
a new code number will be transmitted.
having to press the TV or RCVR button. For example, to control the
Keep trying until your component operates by receiving the
volume for your VCR channels, you don't need to press the TV
transmitted signal from the Commander (e.g., the power turns off,
button first.
the CH+ function works, playback starts, etc.) Be patient as you do
However, if your video components are connected to an audio
this; it may take about 100 tries until the correct code number is
system, you probably hear your TV's or VCR's sound from the
located.
loudspeakers connected to your receiver (or amplifier), not from
6 When the correct code is found, press the ENT button to store the
your TV speakers. In this case, you need to change the factory setting
code number in the Commander's memory.
so that you can control the volume of your video components
without first having to switch to the receiver (or amplifier).
7 Check that the Commander is operating the other functions of
To change the factory setting for the volume control, follow the
your component by pressing the corresponding buttons on the
procedures below.
Commander. If they seem to be working properly, you're done
setting up the Commander.
Note
If the component does not operate properly, repeat steps 1 to 6 and
This feature is effective only when a receiver or amplifier is set up on
search for another code.
the RCVR button. You cannot control the volume of a receiver (or
amplifier) set up on CBL/SAT or DVD button while operating a
If you still cannot get the Commander to work properly, see
"Troubleshooting."
component of another button.
To program a series of operations
Changing the Factory Setting for the
1 Press the desired component select button.
Volume Control
(You can select "TV", " analog cable box", or "digital satellite
1 While pressing the SET button, press the POWER button.
receiver" only.)
2 While pressing the desired macro key, press the buttons required
2 Press the RCVR button.
for the operations in sequence.
3 Press the VOL+ button.
For example, to program
t
t ENT on the N button, hold
4 Press the ENT button.
down N first, press
,
, and ENT in sequence, and then release
N.
The volume control setting is changed to "receiver/amplifier." You
Notes
can control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) of the RCVR
• Even if you try to program more than four operations and press the
button while selecting any component.
corresponding buttons in step 2 above, only the first four buttons
Notes
that were pressed will be programmed.
• If you are using more than one receiver (or amplifier) and have set
• If you try to program only one operation on a macro key, the
it on the CBL/SAT or DVD button, when selecting these buttons you
setting operation will be rejected.
cannot control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) of the RCVR
• You can program the Channel Macro function for up to three
button.
components only. To program for the fourth component, first clear
• If you change the setting of the RCVR button to a component other
all macro keys for a component.
than a receiver or amplifier, the volume control setting of video
To change or clear the program
components will return to "TV" even if you have changed the
When you want to change the setting or if you are no longer using
factory preset volume control. In this case, you will not be able to
that programmed operation, follow the procedure below to
control the volume from audio components other than a receiver
overwrite or clear the program.
or amplifier.
1 Hold down the macro key that you want to change or clear.
To reset to factory preset volume control
In step 3 above, press VOL– instead.
2 After waiting for about three seconds, press the new sequence of
buttons, or, to clear the program, press and release
, and then
press and release ENT.
Operating a Component
3 Release the macro key.
Note
TV
VCR
CBL / SAT
1 Press the button of the desired
Be sure to wait for about three seconds in step 2 above. While you
component on the Commander.
DVD
RCVR
are holding down the macro key and waiting, the programmed
2 Point the Commander directly at the
signals are transmitted; therefore, if you are aiming the Commander
component.
at your component, the programmed operations may be performed
before you go on with the procedure.
3 Press the button for the function you want to use.
See "Remote Button Descriptions" for complete descriptions of the
buttons on the Commander.
Troubleshooting
Notes on Using the Remote Commander
If you have problems setting up or using the Commander:
Basically, use this Commander in the same way as the Commanders
• When setting up the Commander, carefully go through the procedures
supplied with your components.
described in "Setting the Code." If the code that's listed first for your
• Using this Commander will not increase the functions of your
component doesn't work, try all the codes for your component - in the order
components. The functions of the Commander are limited to the
in which they're listed. If all the codes fail to work (or if your component is
functions of the components themselves. For example, if your TV
not listed in this manual), try using the procedures in "Searching for the
does not have a MUTING function, the MUTING button on this
Correct Code."
Commander will not function with your TV.
• Check that you're aiming the Commander directly at the component, and that
there are no obstructions between the Commander and the component.
• Some functions of the component may not work with this
• Make sure the batteries you're using are not worn out, and that they're
Commander.
inserted correctly.
• If your cable box can control volume, be sure to set its volume
• Check that the button of the TV, VCR, CBL/SAT, RCVR, or DVD is pressed to
switch to a medium position. If the volume on the cable box is
choose your desired component.
turned down completely, you will not be able to adjust your TV's
• Check that the component has infrared remote capability. For example, if
volume with the Commander.
your component didn't come with a remote commander, it probably isn't
capable of being controlled by a remote commander.
• If your video components are connected to an audio system, make sure
you've set up the Commander as described in "Controlling the Volume of
Setting a channel with a single button
Video Components Connected to an Audio System."
• Should any problem persist, reset the Commander to the factory setting by
(Channel Macro function)
pressing the POWER, TV/VIDEO and VOL– buttons simultaneously.
You can program the Channel Macro function on any of the buttons
For the customers in the U.S.A.
listed below (macro keys).
For example, instead of pressing
,
, and then ENT button to
Customer Support Information
change the TV channel, you can perform these operations by
If – after you've read through this manual – you still cannot get the
pressing only the N button.
Remote Commander to work properly, call the Sony Customer
Support Helpline at 1-800-822-2217.
The macro keys are:
N, m, M, x, X, and zREC.
(During TV, analog cable box, or digital satellite receiver operations
only.)
The series of operations that can be programmed must be consisted
of two to four sequential pressings of
to
buttons or ENT button.
Note
The Channel Macro function may not work correctly for some
components.
Operating a DVR (Digital video recorder)
Remote Button Descriptions
3 (*
2
LIST)
zREC: To record, press N
To call up the title of the
while pressing zREC.
recorded program.
First release N, then
General
SET
POWER
4 To switch the output of the SAT
release zREC. To stop
TV
VCR
CBL / SAT
1 To set up the Commander,
receiver to the TV.
recording, perform the
DVD
RCVR
press SET while pressing
(When connecting a TV cable or
same procedure.
VIDEO 1
VIDEO 2
AUX
POWER.
1
2
3
antenna to the receiver, the
x:
To stop.
TUNER
CD
TAPE
2 Component select buttons. To
4
5
6
output switches between a TV
X:
To pause.
switch to the operations of each
MD
TV
PHONE
and SAT program.)
qs and qd
7
8
9
component, press the button on
DVD
(*
2
THUMBS+)
To change the channel.
PIP
0
ENT
which that component is
To select the desired recorded
For example, to change to
VOL
TV / VIDEO
CH
assigned.
program.
channel 5, press 0 and 5 (or,
DISPLAY
5 *
1
Volume up: +
(It is necessary to have
press 5 and ENT.)
SLEEP
Volume down: –
recorded the desired program.)
qf CH+: Channel up.
MUTING
RECALL
7 *
1
To mute the volume on TV or
6 To turn on the display.
(*
2
PAGE+) Page up.
receiver (amplifier).
(*
2
THUMBS–)
CH–:
Channel down.
MENU
GUIDE
OK
qa To turn on and off the power of
To select the desired recorded
(*
2
PAGE–) Page down.
the selected component.
program.
qg To clear the setting.
REC
*
1
These buttons control the volume of
(It is necessary to have
To exit the setting menu.
recorded the desired program.)
qh (*
2
REPLAY)
either TV or receiver (amplifier). See
8 To move the cursor upward,
To replay.
"Controlling the Volume of Video
downward, to the left, or to the
Or to go into REC/REVIEW
Components Connected to an
Audio System" for details.
right.
mode during play. (After about
9 To call up the MENU display.
5-second rewind, replay
(*
2
EPG)
begins.)
Operating a TV
To access to all aspects of the
qj To bring up Master Guide.
service.
(*
2
Live TV)
3 To operate the Picture-in-
qf CH+: Channel up.
0, and ql
To bring up Master Guide.
Picture function. Press each
CH–: Channel down.
N:
To play.
qk To bring up the Station Index
button or combination of
qg To operate SLEEP function on
m:
To rewind.
when a program guide is not
buttons as described in the
the TV. (Works only for a TV
M:
To fast-forward.
displayed.
table below.
with the SLEEP function.)
To select the channel that is
4 To change the input mode.
qh To operate JUMP, FLASHBACK
or CHANNEL RETURN function
highlighted.
6 To display the current channel
on the TV depending on the
on TV.
*
2
This key corresponds to Tivo service or the replay service. Refer to its
setting of the TV's
8 To move the cursor upward,
instruction manual for details.
manufacturer.
downward, to the left, or to the
qk To enter the selection.
right.
9 To call up the MENU display.
Operating an analog cable box
qs and qd
qs and qd
qh To operate JUMP, FLASHBACK
To change the channel. For
To change the channel. For
or CHANNEL RETURN function
example, to change to channel
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
example, to change to channel
on the TV depending on the
ENT).
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
setting of the TV's
ENT).
manufacturer.
PIP operations
qf Channel up: +
Channel down: –
Press
To
PIP
Turn on/off the "window" picture.
Notes
• There may be cases you may turn on/off the cable box by pressing the CH+ or
GUIDE
Turn off the "window" picture.
CH– buttons on the Commander.
m or M
Change the TV channel in the "window" picture.
• If your cable box can control volume, be sure to set its volume control to a
zREC
Change the input mode of the "window" picture.
medium position. If the volume on the cable box is turned down completely,
x
Move the location of the "window" picture.
you will not be able to adjust your TV's volume with the Commander.
N
Swap the "main" picture and the "window" picture.
X
Freeze the "window" picture.
Operating a digital cable box
Note
3
To use the "FAVORITE" function.
*
3
x:
To stop.
If you have programmed the Channel Macro function for TV operation, the
4 To switch the output of the SAT
*
3
X:
To pause.
button used as a macro key cannot be used for PIP operation.
receiver to the TV .(When
qs and qd
connecting a TV cable or
To change the channel.
antenna to the receiver, the
(for example, to change to
Operating a VCR
output switches between a TV
channel 5, press 0 and 5, or
qs and qd
and SAT program.)
press 5 and ENT.)
q;, and ql
To change the channel. For
6 To turn on the display.
qf CH+: Channel up.
N: To play.
8 To move the cursor upward,
example, to change to channel
CH–: Channel down.
x: To stop.
downward, to the left, or to the
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
qg To exit the setting menu.
m: To rewind.
right.
ENT).
qh To turn on the display of a
M: To fast-forward.
9 To call up the MENU display.
qf CH+: Channel up.
shortcut menu.
zREC: To record, press N
0, and ql
while pressing z
.
CH–: Channel down.
qj To call up the title bar and
REC
*
3
N: To play.
toggle the title bar on/off in
4 To switch the antenna output.
qg To change the input mode.
*
3
m: To rewind.
CABLE mode.
6 To expose the on-screen
qk To enter the selection.
*
3
M: To fast-forward.
qk To bring up the Station Index
display.
*
3
zREC:
when a program guide is not
8 To move the cursor upward,
To record, press N
displayed.
downward, to the left, or to the
while pressing zREC.
To select the channel that is
right.
First release N, then
highlighted.
9 To call up the MENU display.
release zREC. To stop
recording, perform the
same procedure.
*
3
The operation of the built-in DVR or the video on demand.
Operating a digital satellite receiver
Operating an MD deck
3 To use the "FAVORITE"
qf Channel up: +
3 To select numbers 10 and
qd To enter the setting.
function.
Channel down: –
above. For example, to select
qf CH+: To select the next track.
4 To switch the output of the
To page through the guide
track 15, press PIP and then
CH–: To select the previous
digital satellite receiver to the
when a program guide is
press 5.
track.
TV. (When you connect a TV
displayed.
6 To switch the display of the CD
qg To clear the setting.
cable or antenna to the receiver,
qg To bring up the Station Index.
player to on/off.
qh To select next disc.
the output switches between a
qh To tune to the last tuned
q; To record, press N while
ql N: To play.
TV and SAT program.)
station.
pressing z
REC
/First release
m: To rewind.
8 To scroll through the Master
qj To bring up the Master Guide.
N, then release z
REC
.
M: To fast-forward.
qk To select the channel that's
To stop.
Guide.
qs To select the track number. 0
x:
highlighted. To bring up the
X:
To pause.
9 To call up the MENU display.
selects track 10. To select track
qs and qd
Station Index when a program
numbers above 10, see the
To change the channel. For
guide is not displayed
descriptions on the PIP button
example, to change to channel
ql N: To exit the mode.
above.
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
ENT).
Operating a DAT deck
3 To select numbers 10 and
qs To select the track number. 0
Operating a DVD
above. For example, to select
selects track 10. To select track
3 To select numbers 10 and
qf CH+: To proceed to the next
track 15, press PIP and then
numbers above 10, see the
descriptions on the PIP button
above. For example, to select
location or song.
press 5.
above.
track 15, press PIP and then
Channel up.
6 To change the display mode or
qf CH+: To select the next track.
press 5.
CH–: To proceed to the
turn the display on/off.
CH–: To select the previous
4 To change the sound.
previous location or song.
q; To record, press N while
ql N:
To play.
6 To show the current play status
Channel down.
pressing z
REC
/First release
m: To rewind.
on the screen.
qg To switch the subtitle.
N, then release z
REC
.
M: To fast-forward.
8 To move the cursor upward,
qh To display the title menu.
x:
To stop.
downward, to the left, or to the
qj To clear the selected characters
X:
To pause.
right.
from the screen.
qk To execute items selected from
9 To display the DVD menu.
q; To record, press N while
the screen.
pressing zREC.
ql N: To play.
First release N, then release
m: To rewind.
Operating a tape deck
zREC.
M: To fast-forward.
qs Number buttons : To set items
x:
To stop.
ENT: To reverse.
3, q;, and ql
selected from the screen.
X
To pause.
Tape operation buttons.
: To play.
qd To enter the setting. To set
For dual cassette decks,
: To rewind.
items selected from the screen.
operation buttons for Deck A
: To fast-forward.
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
: To stop.
deck, buttons for Deck B).
MENU: To record, press
Operating a receiver/amplifier
PIP: To reverse.
while pressing MENU.
N: To play.
First release
, and
4 To switch input source by each
qf Presetting frequency up: +,
m: To rewind.
then release MENU.
pressing.
down: –
M: To fast-forward.
OK: To pause.
qs To select the input source:
Tuning frequency up: +,
1 selects VIDEO 1
zREC: To record, press N
qh To select Deck A or Deck B
down: –
2 selects VIDEO 2
while pressing zREC.
(dual cassette deck only).
qh To shift band (FM/AM).
3 selects AUX
First release N, then
If your tape deck's commander has
4 selects TUNER
release zREC.
one set of tape operating buttons, and
5 selects CD
x: To stop.
has an A/B button for the deck
6 selects TAPE
X: To pause.
selection, use the RECALL button to
7 selects MD
8, 9, qd, and qk
select Deck A or Deck B.
8 selects TV
Operation buttons for Deck B
9 selects PHONO
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
deck, buttons for Deck A).
0 selects DVD
Operating a CD player
qf CH+: To select the next track.
3 To select numbers 10 and
CH–: To select the previous
Specifications
above. For example, to select
track 15, press PIP and then
track.
Operable distance
Approx. 7 m (23 ft) (varies depending of the
press 5.
qg To clear the setting.
component of each manufacturer)
6 To switch the display of the CD
qh To select next disc.
Power requirements
Two size AA (R6) batteries (not supplied)
player to on/off.
ql N: To play.
Battery life
Approx. 6 months (varies depending on frequency of
qs To select the track number. 0
m: To rewind.
use)
selects track 10. To select track
M: To fast-forward.
Dimensions
Approx. 55 × 200 × 32 mm (w/h/d)
numbers above 10, see the
x:
To stop.
(2
1
/
× 7
7
/
× 1
/
5
in.)
4
8
16
descriptions on the PIP button
X:
To pause.
Mass
Approx. 95 g (3.4 oz.) (not including batteries)
above.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
qd To enter the setting.
The CE mark on the unit is valid only for products
marketed in the European Union.

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  Summary of Contents for Sony RM-V302

  • Page 1 RCVR code numbers). Note • You may not be able to operate even a Sony brand component with On the CBL/SAT, RCVR, and DVD buttons, “cable box”, “receiver”, the factory presetting. In such a case, follow the procedure in and “DVD player” are assigned respectively at the factory. But you “Setting the Code.”...
  • Page 2 Para ajustar el telemando a fin de utilizarlo con componentes de utilizar con el telemando. otros fabricantes (no Sony), o para usarlo con un componente que no 5 Repita el paso 4 hasta que encuentre el número de código correcto.