[RGB]: Select this when connecting to a device
with an HDCP-compliant DVI jack.
x [HDMI Deep Color Output]
[Auto]: Normally select this.
[16bit], [12bit], [10bit]: Outputs 16bit/12bit/
10bit video signals when the connected TV is
compatible with Deep Color.
[Off]: Select this when the picture is unstable or
colors appear unnatural.
x [Pause Mode] (BD/DVD VIDEO/DVD-R/
[Auto]: The picture, including subjects that
move dynamically, is output with no jitter.
Normally select this position.
[Frame]: The picture, including subjects that do
not move dynamically, is output in high
x [BD Audio MIX Setting]
[On]: Outputs the audio obtained by mixing the
interactive audio and secondary audio to the
[Off]: Outputs the primary audio only.
x [Audio DRC]
You can compress the dynamic range of the
[Auto]: Performs playback at the dynamic range
specified by the disc (BD-ROM only).
[On]: The system reproduces the sound track
with the kind of dynamic range that the
recording engineer intended.
[Off]: No compression of dynamic range.
x [Attenuate - AUDIO]
Distortion may occur when you listen to a
component connected to the AUDIO (AUDIO
IN L/R) jacks. You can prevent distortion by
reducing the input level on the unit.
[On]: Attenuates the input level. The output
level is changed.
[Off]: Normal input level.
x [Audio Output]
You can select the output method where the
audio signal is output.
[Speaker]: Outputs multi-channel sound from
the system's speakers only.
[Speaker + HDMI]: Outputs multi-channel
sound from the system's speakers and 2-channel
linear PCM signals from the HDMI (OUT) jack.
[HDMI]: Outputs sound from the HDMI (OUT)
jack only. Sound format depends on the
• When [Control for HDMI] is set to [On] (page 51),
[Audio Output] is set to [Speaker + HDMI]
automatically and this setting cannot be changed.
• When [Audio Output] is set to [HDMI], the output
signal format for the "TV" function is 2-channel
x [Sound Effect]
You can set the system's sound effects (SOUND
MODE and [Surround Setting]
[On]: Enables all of the system's sound effects.
The upper limit of sampling frequency is set to
[Off]: The sound effects are disabled. Select this
when you do not want to set the upper limit of
x [Surround Setting]
You can select the surround setting. For details,
see "Step 6: Enjoying Surround Sound"
x [Speaker Settings]
To obtain the best possible surround sound, set
the speakers. For details, see "Setting the
Speakers" (page 39).