Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. BDV-HZ970W Serial No.______________ The following FCC statement...
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
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Gracenote in the United States and/or other countries. • “PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
Table of Contents About These Operating Instructions ... 5 Unpacking ... 7 Index to Parts and Control ... 10 Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System ...16 Step 2: Connecting the System ...21 Step 3: Connecting to the Network ...28 Step 4: Setting up the S-AIR Wireless System ...29 Step 5: Performing the Easy...
Unpacking BDV-HZ970W • Main unit (1) • Front speakers (2) • Surround speakers (2) • Center speaker (1) • Subwoofer (1) • Bases for the front speakers (2) • Posts for the front speakers (long) (2) • Posts for the front speakers (short) (2) •...
BDV-IZ1000W • Main unit (1) • Front and surround speakers • Center speaker (1) • Subwoofer (1) • Front speaker stands (2) • Bases for the front speaker stands (2) • Bases for the surround speakers (2) • Base adapters for the surround speakers (2) •...
Preparing the remote Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment.
Index to Parts and Control For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel PUSH OPEN A "/1 (on/standby) Turns on the unit, or sets it to standby mode. B Play operation buttons N (play) Starts or re-starts playback (resume play). Plays a slideshow when a disc containing JPEG image files is inserted.
Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Displays the current sound format. B Lights up when outputting 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz video signals. C Lights up while virtual 7.1ch decoding is activated. D Lights up when outputting 720p/1080i/ 1080p video signals from the HDMI (OUT) jack or 720p/1080i video signals from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT...
Rear panel EZW-RT10 A Wireless transceiver (EZW-RT10) slot (page 27) B S-AIR ID switch (pages 29, 46) C LAN (100) terminal (page 28) D HDMI (IN 1/IN 2) jack (page 24) E HDMI (OUT) jack (page 22) F ANTENNA (75Ω COAXIAL FM) jack (page 26) (USB) port (pages 28, 36) LAN(100)
Surround amplifier Front panel S-AIR/STANDBY A "/1 (Power) Turns the surround amplifier on/off. B S-AIR/STANDBY indicator You can check the status of wireless transmission of surround speaker audio signals between the main unit and surround amplifier. Indicator Status Turns green. Wireless transmission between the main unit and the surround amplifier is established...
Remote control The buttons for system operation only are described below. See “Controlling Your TV or Other Components with the Supplied Remote” (page 56) for the buttons for operation of the connected components. ONE-TOUCH THEATER PLAY BRAVIA Sync AUDIO SUBTITLE D.TUNING YELLOW BLUE...
M Playback operation buttons See “Playback” (page 35). ./> (previous/next) Skip to the previous/next chapter, track, or file. REPLAY/ADVANCE Briefly replay the current scenes for 10 seconds./Briefly fast forwards the current scenes for 15 seconds. m/M (fast reverse/fast forward) Fast reverse/fast forward the disc during playback.
Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System Positioning the speakers For the best possible surround sound, place all speakers at the same distance from the listening position (A). The distance can be between 0 to 23 feet (0.0 to 7.0 meters). If you cannot place the center speaker and surround speakers at the same distance as (A), place them within 23 feet (7.0 meters) of the listening position.
To add the optional surround back speakers You can enjoy 7.1 surround sound by purchasing the Wireless Surround Speaker Kit (WAHT-SBP2, optional). The optional product lineup differs depending on the area. For the position of the surround back speakers, refer the illustration below (C). Front left speaker (L) Surround left speaker (L)
Install the speakers on a vertical and flat wall where reinforcement is applied. • Sony is not responsible for accidents or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall strength or improper screw installation, natural calamity, etc.
Prepare screws (not supplied) that are suitable for the hole on the back of each speaker. See the illustrations below. 4 mm ( 30 mm (1 inches) Fasten the screws to the wall. BDV-HZ970W For the front speakers 8 to 10 mm inch) For the center speaker 8 to 10 mm...
Hang the speakers on the screws. 5 mm 10 mm Rear of the speaker Hole on the back of the speaker inch) inch)
Step 2: Connecting the System For connecting the system, read the information on the following pages. Do not connect the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains) until all the other connections are made. Note •...
Connecting the TV (Video connection) This connection sends a video signal to the TV. Depending on the jacks on your TV, select the connection method. Rear panel of the unit To the video input jack of the TV. Method 1: HDMI cable (A) connection If your TV has an HDMI jack, connect to the TV with an HDMI cable.
Connecting the TV (Audio connection) This connection sends an audio signal to the unit from the TV. To listen to TV sound via the system, perform this connection. Rear panel of the unit With a digital audio connection, the system receives a Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast signal and you can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound.
Connecting the other components When another component you wish to connect to the system has an HDMI OUT jack You can connect a component that has an HDMI OUT jack such as a set-top box/digital satellite ® receiver or PLAYSTATION 3, etc., with an HDMI cable.
When the component does not have an HDMI OUT jack Video signals from the system and the components are sent to the TV, and audio signals from the components are sent to the system as follows. System You can enjoy connected components via the system’s speakers. •...
Connecting the antenna (aerial) Rear panel of the unit N N A A N T E O A X IA 75 C Note • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), keep it as horizontal as possible. •...
• Please make sure to fully insert the wireless transceiver into the wireless transceiver slot. You should hear a click when the wireless transceiver is inserted correctly. • To avoid inserting the wireless transceiver upside-down, orient it with the Sony logo facing up. Rear panel of the surround amplifier...
[Wired Setup] (page 64), and follow the on- screen instructions to complete the setup. USB Wireless Setup Use a wireless LAN via the USB Wireless LAN Adapter (Sony UWA-BR100* only) (supplied with BDV-HZ970W). The USB Wireless LAN Adapter may not be available in some regions/countries.
WEP applies security to communications to prevent outsiders from intercepting communications or intruding into your wireless network. WEP is a legacy security technology that enables older devices, which do not support TKIP/AES, to be connected. WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP) TKIP is a security technology developed to correct for the deficiencies of WEP.
Press "/1 to turn the surround amplifier When wireless transmission is activated, the S-AIR/STANDBY indicator turns green. S-AIR/STANDBY indicator S-AIR/STANDBY "/1 If the S-AIR/STANDBY indicator does not turn green, see “Surround amplifier” (page 13). For details of the S-AIR function, see “Using an S-AIR Product”...
A .C A M IC E C M -A Calibration mic Press [/1 on the unit, and [/1 on the surround amplifier. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the system appears on the TV screen. The Easy Setup Display for OSD language selection appears.
Step 6: Selecting the Source You can select the playback source. FUNCTION Press FUNCTION repeatedly until the desired function appears in the front panel display. Each time you press FUNCTION, the function changes as follows. “BD/DVD” t “D. MEDIA” t “TUNER FM” t “HDMI1”...
Step 7: Enjoying Surround Sound After performing the previous Steps and starting playback, you can easily enjoy surround sound. You can also select pre-programmed surround settings that are tailored to different kinds of sound sources. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. X/x/c, Selecting surround settings based on your listening preference Press SYSTEM MENU.
Sound from Surround setting “A.F.D. 7.1CH” (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT 7.1CH) “PRO LOGIC” “PLII MOVIE” “PLII MUSIC” “NEO6 CIN” “NEO6 MUS” “2CH STEREO” Note • When you select “A.F.D. 7.1CH,” depending on the disc or source, the beginning of the sound may be cut off while the optimum mode is automatically selected.
Playback Playing a Disc For playable discs, see “Playable Discs” (page 75). Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the system appears on your TV screen. Press Z, and place a disc on the disc tray.
Displaying the play information You can check the playback information, etc., by pressing DISPLAY. The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and player status. Example: when playing a BD-ROM A Output resolution/Video frequency B Title number or name C The currently selected audio setting D Available functions ( subtitle)
• The iPod is charged when connected to the system while the system is turned on. • You cannot transfer songs onto the iPod. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this unit.
Playing via a Network Streaming BRAVIA Internet Video BRAVIA Internet Video serves as a gateway delivering the selected Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your unit. Prepare for BRAVIA Internet Video. Connect the unit to a network (page 28). Press C/c to select [Music], or Press X/x to select an Internet content...
Items Details [Play from beginning] Plays the item from the beginning. [Information Display] Displays information on the BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/ CD-DA (music CD) by using Gracenote technology. [Add to Favorites] Adds an Internet content to the Favorites List. [Remove from Erases an Internet content Favorites] from the Favorites List.
Adjusting the delay between the picture and sound (A/V SYNC) When the sound does not match the pictures on the TV screen, you can adjust the delay between the picture and sound. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “A/V SYNC” appears in the front panel display, then press or c.
DVD, etc., “HD-D.C.S.” realizes precise sound effects the way the Movie Sound Designers intended for them to be. • “3D SUR.”: “3D SUR.” is a unique Sony algorithm used for playing 3D (three- dimensional) content that provides a 3D sound...
Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select the desired audio signal. The audio information appears on the TV screen. x BD/DVD VIDEO Depending on the BD/DVD VIDEO, the choice of language varies. When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate a language code.
Using the Sound Effect C/X/x/c, Enjoying sound at low volume You can enjoy sound effects or dialog, as you would in a movie theater, even at low volume. It is useful for watching movies at night. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “NIGHT MODE”...
Tuner Listening to the Radio You can enjoy radio sound with the system’s speakers. D.TUNING C/X/x/c, FUNCTION TUNING +/– VOL +/– Current band and preset number FM 7 88.00 Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “TUNER FM” appears in the front panel display.
Press X/x to select the preset number you want. • You can select the preset number directly by pressing the number buttons. Press “COMPLETE” appears in the front panel display, and the station is stored. Repeat Steps 2 to 6 to store other stations.
External Audio Device Using an S-AIR Product About S-AIR products There are two types of S-AIR product. • S-AIR main unit (this unit): This is for transmitting sound. You can use up to three S-AIR main units. (The number of usable S-AIR main units depends on the use environment.) •...
To enjoy a 7.1 channel system You can enjoy the more realistic surround sound effect of 7.1 channels when you use the Wireless Surround Speaker Kit (WAHT-SBP2, optional). For details, refer to the operating instructions of the Wireless Surround Speaker Kit. In this case, set [Surround Back] in [Speaker Settings] to [Yes] (page 54).
Identifying the unit with a specific S-AIR sub unit (Pairing operation) For the surround amplifier For the S-AIR receiver When using S-AIR products, neighbors may also receive your system’s sound if IDs are the same, or you may receive sound from neighbors. To prevent this, you can identify the unit with a specific S-AIR sub unit by performing the pairing operation.
If wireless transmission is unstable For the surround amplifier For the S-AIR receiver If you use multiple wireless systems, such as wireless LAN or Bluetooth, the transmission of S-AIR signals or other wireless signals may be unstable. In this case, the transmission may be improved by changing the following [RF Change] setting.
HDMI function may not work. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. • The Control for HDMI function may not work if you connect other than a Sony component, even if the component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function.
Press X/x to select [System Settings], then press Press X/x to select [HDMI Settings], then press The [HDMI Settings] display appears. Press X/x to select [Control for HDMI], then press Press X/x to select the setting, then press • [On]: On. •...
can change the output method to the speakers of the TV via the TV menu. • When sound of the TV or other components is output from the speakers of the system, you can adjust the volume and turn off the sound of the system using the TV remote.
A .C A M IC E C M -A Calibration mic Press X/x to select [OK]. To cancel, select [Cancel]. Press [Auto Calibration] starts. The system adjusts the speaker settings automatically. For proper calibration results, please remain quiet during the measurement. Note •...
Press X/x to select the item, then press Check the following settings. x [Connection] If you do not connect center or surround speakers, set the parameters for [Center] and [Surround]. Since the front speaker and subwoofer settings are fixed, you cannot change them.
x [Test Tone] The speakers will emit a test tone to adjust [Level]. [Off]: The test tone is not emitted from the speakers. [On]: The test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence while adjusting level. When you select one of the [Speaker Settings] items, the test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence.
(Learning mode)” (page 57). Note • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the remote setting may be reset to the default (SONY) setting. Controlling your components with the supplied remote Press the TV or STB operation mode button that matches the component you want to control.
Note • In TV or STB mode, if you press any of the buttons above, the TV or STB operation mode button lights up. (However, depending on the code setting, some buttons may not work, and the TV or STB operation mode button may not light up.) •...
• You cannot use z individually. z is used with H, X, or x. When learning, press H, X, or x while pressing z. Point the remotes at each other. Press the button on the other remote that you want to program to the supplied remote.
Letter Box x [Preset Mode] Auto You can change the preset code of the remote for controlling non-Sony components. For details, see “Changing the preset code of the remote (Preset mode)” (page 57). x [Learning Mode] You can assign a remote code for an operation different from the preset operations of the remote’s buttons.
You can update and improve the functions of the system. For information about update functions, refer to the following website: http://www.sony.com/blurayhtsupport During a software update, “UPDATING” appears in the front panel display and video signals via HDMI may not be displayed. After the update completes, the main unit automatically turns off.
x [YCbCr/RGB (HDMI)] [Auto]: Automatically detects the type of external device, and switches to the matching color setting. [YCbCr (4:2:2)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:2:2 video signals. [YCbCr (4:4:4)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:4:4 video signals. [RGB]: Select this when connecting to a device with an HDCP-compliant DVI jack.
x [Speaker Settings] To obtain the best possible surround sound, set the speakers. For details, see “Setting the Speakers” (page 53). x [Auto Calibration] You can calibrate the appropriate settings automatically. For details, see “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 52). [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] You can make detailed settings for BD/DVD...
[Dimmer] [Bright]: Bright lighting. [Dark]: Low lighting. x [HDMI Settings] By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function with an HDMI cable, operation is simplified. For details, see “Using the Control for HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync” (page 50).
[USB Wireless Setup]: Select this when you use a USB Wireless LAN Adapter. For more information, go to http://www.sony.com/blurayhtsupport x [Network Connection Diagnostics] You can run the network diagnostics to check if the network connection has been made properly.
x [Connection Server Settings] Sets whether or not to display the connected DLNA server. x [BD Remote Device Registration] Registers your “BD remote” device. x [Registered BD Remote Devices] Displays a list of your registered “BD remote” devices. [Easy Setup] Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners • Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types).
IMPORTANT NOTICE Caution: This system is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your television screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or on-screen display image displayed on your TV for an extended period of time you risk permanent damage to your television screen.
Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. In the event of a problem with the S-AIR function, have a Sony dealer check the entire system together (S-AIR main unit and sub unit).
Symptom Problems and solutions • Press and hold N and VOLUME – on the unit for more than 5 seconds to reset No picture appears when the video output resolution selected the video output resolution to the lowest resolution. in [Output Video Format] is incorrect.
Symptom There is no sound from the subwoofer. There is no digital sound from the HDMI (OUT) jack when using the Audio Return Channel function. The system does not output sound correctly when connected to a set-top box. Severe hum or noise is heard. The sound loses stereo effect when you play a CD.
After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the surround amplifier. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. STANDBY indicator turns green. the speakers may be less noticeable.
2 Remove the disc. 3 Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains), then reconnect after several minutes. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • Set [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [On] (page 63).
• Picture/sound quality may be improved by changing the connection speed. detail, especially during fast- Sony recommends a connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard- motion or dark scenes. definition video and 10 Mbps for high-definition video.
• Set [RF Change] in [S-AIR Settings] of [System Settings] to [Off], and change the S-AIR ID of the unit and S-AIR sub unit (page 49). Problems and solutions • Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the error code.
Playable Discs Blu-ray Disc BD-ROM BD-R /BD-RE DVD-ROM DVD-R/DVD-RW DVD+R/DVD+RW CD-DA (Music CD) CD-ROM CD-R/CD-RW Super Audio CD Since the Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be playable depending on the disc type and the version. Also, the audio output differs depending on the source, connected output jack, and selected audio settings.
Playable Types of Files Video File format 1)5) MPEG-1 Video/PS MPEG-2 Video/PS, 1)6) DivX 1)5) MPEG4/AVC 1)5) WMV9 AVCHD Music File format MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer III) 1)4)6) 1)4) WMA9 Standard LPCM Photo File format JPEG The system does not play files encoded with DRM. Canadian models only ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX format created by DivX, Inc.
Supported Audio Formats Audio formats supported by this system are as follows. Format LPCM 2ch LPCM 5.1ch, LPCM 7.1ch Function “BD/DVD” “HDMI (IN 1)” “HDMI (IN 2)” “SAT/CABLE” – “TV” (DIGITAL IN) a: Supported format. –: Unsupported format. Note • HDMI (IN 1) and HDMI (IN 2) do not input sound in the case of an audio format that contains copy protections such as Super Audio CD or DVD-Audio.
Specifications Amplifier Section U.S. models: POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: (FTC) Front L + Front R: Other models: POWER OUTPUT (rated) Front L + Front R: POWER OUTPUT (reference) Front L/Front R/Center: Subwoofer: Inputs (Analog) AUDIO (AUDIO IN) Inputs (Digital) DIGITAL IN (SAT/CABLE COAX), DIGITAL IN Video Section Outputs...
Surround (SS-TSB101) for BDV-HZ970W Speaker system Full range Bass reflex Speaker unit 55 mm × 80 mm (2 in) cone type Rated impedance 3 ohms Dimensions (approx.) 75 mm × 225 mm × 71 mm (3 in × 8 (w/h/d) Mass (approx.) 0.45 kg (1 lb) Front/Surround (SS-TSIZ1) for BDV-...
Standby power consumption Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) Wireless transceiver (EZW-RT10/EZW- RT10A) Communication system Frequency band Modulation method Power requirements Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.) USB Wireless LAN Adapter (UWA-BR100) Standards Compliance: Host Interface: Security: Frequency and Channel*: 2.4 GHz - 2.4835 GHz Data Rate**: Power consumption: Mass (Approx.):...
Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (D.C.A.C) Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed by Sony to automatically measure and adjust the speaker settings to your listening environment in a short period of time. Dolby Digital This movie theater sound format is more advanced than Dolby Surround Pro Logic.
192 kHz, and maximum of 7.1ch. HD Digital Cinema Sound (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.
PhotoTV HD “PhotoTV HD” allows for highly-detailed pictures, and photo-like expression of subtle textures and colors. By connecting Sony “PhotoTV HD” compatible devices using an HDMI cable, a whole new world of photos can be enjoyed in breathtaking Full HD quality. For...
Index Numerics 24p True Cinema 84 3D 35 3D Output Setting 60 A/V SYNC 40 ARC 23 Attenuate - AUDIO 61 Audio 62 Audio DRC 61 Audio Output 61 Audio Return Channel 23, 63 Audio Settings 61 Auto Calibration 52, 62 Auto Display 64 Auto Standby 64 AVCHD 82...
Sound Effect 61 Speaker Settings 53, 62 Connection 54 Distance 54 Level 54 Subtitle 62 Super Audio CD Playback Channel 63 Super Audio CD Playback Layer 63 Surround amplifier 13, 46 System Information 64 SYSTEM MENU 33, 40, 43 Test Tone 55 TV Screen Size Setting for 3D TV Type 60 Update 59, 60...
The software of this system may be updated in the future. To find out details on any available updates, please visit: http://www.sony.com/blurayhtsupport Printed in Malaysia...