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Multi Channel
AV Receiver
Operating Instructions
©2011 Sony Corporation
Printed in Malaysia



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  • Page 1 4-287-973-11(1) Multi Channel AV Receiver Operating Instructions ©2011 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia STR-DA5700ES...
  • 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. Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions.
  • Page 3 14)Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    Digital Living Network Alliance. MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. “BRAVIA” Sync is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “x.v.Color” and “x.v.Color” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. ®...
  • Page 5 PlayReady to access their content. If you decline an upgrade, you will not be able to access content that requires the upgrade. “WALKMAN” and “WALKMAN” logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. “Android” is a registered trademark or a trademark of Google Inc.
  • Page 6: Main Features Of The Receiver

    Main features of the receiver Compatible with a variety of connections and formats Feature Description Multi-channel The receiver can output up to 9.1 channels. The receiver is equipped with speaker terminals for the front height channel. (Up to 7 channels can be output simultaneously with connected speakers.) Compatible with various The receiver is compatible with various audio formats, such as...
  • Page 7: Useful Functions

    Feature Description Sound fields The receiver creates optimum sound in accordance with various speaker connections or input sources. (The receiver’s preprogrammed sound fields are Dolby Pro Logic IIz, DTS Neo:X, HD-D.C.S., etc.) High quality You can play back compressed audio files in high quality using the reproduction of D.L.L.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Main features of the receiver ...6 Description and location of parts ...10 Getting Started Read the following before you connect any equipment ...21 1: Installing speakers ...24 2: Connecting the monitor ...28 3: Connecting the video equipment ...30 4: Connecting the audio equipment ...39 5: Connecting to the network ...45 6: Preparing the receiver and the remote...
  • Page 9 Operating the receiver using a smartphone ... 91 Saving various settings for the receiver and recalling those settings all at one time (Easy Automation) ... 91 Using the sleep timer ... 94 Recording using the receiver ... 94 Switching the command mode of the receiver and the remote control ...
  • Page 10: Description And Location Of Parts

    Description and location of parts Front panel To remove the cover Press PUSH. When you remove the cover, keep it out of reach from children. A ?/1 ON/STANDBY Press to turn the receiver on or off. When the power is on, the lamp above the button lights up in green.
  • Page 11 K HD-D.C.S. lamp, BERLIN PHILHARMONIC HALL lamp, TRUE CONCERT MAPPING lamp (page 72) L EASY AUTOMATION 1, 2 (page 91) M HDMI OUT (A/B/A+B/OFF) (page 86) N PHONES jack Connects to headphones. O TONE MODE, TONE Press TONE MODE repeatedly to select BASS or TREBLE, then turn TONE to adjust the bass/treble level of speakers.
  • Page 12 Indicators on the display A SW Lights up when subwoofer(s) is (are) connected and the audio signal is output from the PRE OUT SUBWOOFER jack(s). B Playback channel indicator The letters (L, C, R, etc.) indicate the channels being decoded. Based on the speaker settings, the boxed letter(s) vary to show how the receiver downmixes or upmixes the source sound.
  • Page 13 G ZONE 2/ZONE 3 (page 78) H L.F.E. Lights up when the disc being played back contains an L.F.E. (Low Frequency Effects) channel. The L.F.E. channel signal is actually being reproduced, the bars underneath the letters light up to indicate the level. Since the L.F.E. signal is not recorded in all parts of the input signal, the bar indication will fluctuate (and may turn off) during playback.
  • Page 14 Lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS signals. DTS-ES Lights up with the either following indicator, depending on the input signal decoding format. 96/24 DTS 96/24 (96 kHz/24 bit) decoding DISC DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 Z NEO:X Lights up when DTS Neo:X Cinema/ Music/Game decoding is activated.
  • Page 15: Rear Panel

    Rear panel A DIGITAL INPUT/OUTPUT section OPTICAL IN/OUT jacks (page 28, 32, 34, 42) COAXIAL IN jacks (page 31, 39) HDMI IN/OUT* jacks (page 28, 30, 32, 34) B RS232C port Used for maintenance and service. C VIDEO/AUDIO INPUT/OUTPUT section (page 28, 31, 32, 34, 36) AUDIO IN/OUT jacks VIDEO IN/OUT* jacks AUDIO OUT jacks...
  • Page 16 FM ANTENNA jack (page 43) AM ANTENNA jack (page 43) SIRIUS jack (page 65) G Control jacks for Sony equipment and other external equipment IR REMOTE IN/OUT jacks (page 78) Connect an IR repeater (not supplied) to use the Multi-zone function.
  • Page 17 Remote control Use the supplied remote control to operate this receiver and other equipment. The remote control is pre-programmed to operate Sony video/audio equipment initially. Note Do not expose the remote sensor to direct sunlight or lighting apparatuses. Doing so may cause a malfunction.
  • Page 18: Input Buttons

    (wf) to select a preset number to which a station is stored during tuner operation. I SEN Press to go to the home page of the Sony Entertainment Network, a network service provided by Sony. J WATCH, LISTEN (page 54) K SOUND FIELD +/–...
  • Page 19 wl HDMI OUTPUT (page 86) e; DISPLAY Press to display the control panel on the TV screen when playing back content via Internet video or a home network. ea RETURN/EXIT O Press to return to the previous menu or exit the menu. es CATEGORY +/–...
  • Page 20 Simple remote control (RM-AAU124) This remote control can only be used to operate the receiver. You can control the main functions of the receiver with simple operations using this remote control. A ?/1 (on/standby) Press to turn a receiver on or off. B 2CH/A.DIRECT, A.F.D., MOVIE, MUSIC (page 71, 72, 74) C AMP MENU (page 119)
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Getting Started Read the following before you connect any equipment Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). Installing Speakers See “1: Installing speakers” (page 24). Connecting the monitor and video equipment The image quality depends on the connecting jack. See the illustration on the right.
  • Page 22: Function For Conversion Of Video Signals

    Function for conversion of video signals This 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 video signals. As the factory default setting, video signals input from the connected equipment are output to the HDMI OUT or MONITOR OUT jacks as shown in the table below.
  • Page 23: Digital Audio Formats Supported By The Receiver

    Digital audio formats supported by the receiver Digital audio formats that this receiver can decode depend on digital audio input 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 24: 1: Installing Speakers

    1: Installing speakers This receiver allows you to use up to a 9.1 channel system (9 speakers and one subwoofer). Examples of speaker system configuration 9.1 channel speaker system You can enjoy high-quality multi-channel surround sound maximally just you would in an ideal dubbing theater.
  • Page 25: Recommended Speaker Placement

    Recommended speaker placement 7.1 channel speaker system • The angle A shown in the illustration should be the same. • If you cannot place the speakers at the optimum angle, separate the surround speakers and the surround back speakers adequately and arrange them as symmetrically as possible.
  • Page 26: Connecting Speakers

    Connecting speakers Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). A Monaural audio cord (not supplied) B Speaker cords (not supplied) AFront speaker A (L) BFront speaker A (R) CCenter speaker DSurround speaker (L) ESurround speaker (R) FSurround back speaker (L) GSurround back speaker (R) 3) 4)
  • Page 27 You can set whether or not to output sound from the front high speakers using “Sound Field Mode” (page 75). However, “Sound Field Mode” may not work, depending on the sound field setting or input signals. When you connect a subwoofer with an auto standby function, turn off the function when watching movies.
  • Page 28: 2: Connecting The Monitor

    2: Connecting the monitor You can watch the selected input image when you connect the HDMI OUT or MONITOR OUT jacks to a TV. You can operate this receiver using a GUI (Graphical User Interface). Audio signals If you connect the receiver to an Audio Return Channel (ARC)-compatible TV’s HDMI jack via an HDMI cable, this connection is not necessary.
  • Page 29 A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C Video cord (not supplied) D Component video cord (not supplied) E HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. TV type Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • Page 30: 3: Connecting The Video Equipment

    If your equipment does not have an HDMI jack, see page 31. Video/audio signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. * You can connect any equipment with HDMI output jacks to the HDMI IN jacks of the receiver.
  • Page 31 To connect equipment with jacks other than HDMI jacks It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. Blu-ray Disc Player, DVD player Audio signals Video signals A Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C Video cord (not supplied) D Component video cord (not supplied)
  • Page 32 Connections required for playing video games PlayStation 3 (video game with an HDMI jack) Video/audio signals Audio signals Video signals Video game without an HDMI jack It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment.
  • Page 33 A HDMI cable (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) D Video cord (not supplied) Video game type Required cable (cord) Video HDMI equipped* Non-HDMI equipped * You can output the video game’s sound (multi-channel surround sound) from the receiver only by connecting the video game with an HDMI cable.
  • Page 34 Connections required for watching programs via satellite broadcasting or via a cable TV Video/audio signals Audio signals It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. Satellite tuner, Cable box with an HDMI jack Video signals Satellite tuner, Cable box without an HDMI jack...
  • Page 35 A HDMI cable (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) D Video cord (not supplied) E Component video (not supplied) Satellite tuner/cable Required cable (cord) box type Video HDMI equipped* Non-HDMI equipped E or D * You can output the satellite tuner/cable box’s sound (multi-channel surround sound) from the receiver only by connecting the satellite tuner/cable box with an HDMI cable.
  • Page 36 Connections required for watching content recorded on video tapes Audio signals Video signals A Audio cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied)
  • Page 37 Connections required for watching content via a camcorder To the VIDEO 2 IN jacks Video/audio signals Camcorder without an HDMI jack Camcorder with an HDMI jack A Video/audio cord (not supplied) B HDMI cable (not supplied)
  • Page 38: Notes On Connecting Cables

    • Use a High Speed HDMI cable. If you use a Standard HDMI cable, 1080p, Deep Color, or 3D images may not be displayed properly. • Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. Note on using an HDMI-DVI...
  • Page 39: 4: Connecting The Audio Equipment

    4: Connecting the audio equipment Connections required for listening content recorded on a Super Audio CD or ordinary CDs If your Super Audio CD player is equipped with multi-channel output jacks, you can connect them to the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT jacks of this receiver to enjoy multi-channel sound. Alternatively, the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT jacks can be used to connect an external multi- channel decoder.
  • Page 40 It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. CD player A Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C Monaural audio cord (not supplied) Note Audio input signals from MULTI CHANNEL INPUT jacks cannot be recorded.
  • Page 41 Note on playing a Super Audio CD on a Super Audio CD player No sound is output when playing a Super Audio CD on a Super Audio CD player connected to only the COAXIAL SA-CD/CD IN jack on this receiver. When you play a Super Audio CD, connect the player to the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT or SA-CD/CD IN jacks, or connect a player which can output...
  • Page 42 Connections required for listening to content recorded on MDs It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. MD deck A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) Notes •...
  • Page 43 Connections required for listening to the radio FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) Notes • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the receiver and other equipment. • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial).
  • Page 44 Connections required for listening to cassette tapes or records Turntable Tape deck A Audio cord (not supplied) Note If your turntable has a ground (earth) wire, connect it to the (U) SIGNAL GND terminal.
  • Page 45: 5: Connecting To The Network

    5: Connecting to the network If you have an Internet connection, you can connect this receiver to the Internet as well, through the wired LAN connection. System requirements The following system environment is required to use the network function of the receiver. A Broadband line connection A Broadband line connection to the Internet is required in order to enjoy Internet video or to...
  • Page 46 Configuration example The following illustration is a configuration example of a home network with the receiver, a computer. We recommend that you use a wired connection. Internet Router Note Connect a router to one among ports 1 to 4 of the receiver using only one LAN cable.
  • Page 47: 6: Preparing The Receiver And The Remote Control

    6: Preparing the receiver and the remote control Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the supplied AC power cord (mains lead) to the AC IN terminal on the receiver firmly, then connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. AC OUTLET AC IN terminal To the wall outlet...
  • Page 48: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control

    Performing initial setup operations (clearing all memorized settings) Before using the receiver for the first time, initialize the receiver by performing the following procedure. This procedure can also be used to revert back to the factory default settings. TONE MODE Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver.
  • Page 49: 7: Setting Up The Receiver Using The Easy Setup

    7: Setting up the receiver using the Easy Setup You can set the basic settings of the receiver easily by operating the receiver in accordance with the instructions on the TV screen. Switch the input of the TV to the input to which the receiver is connected.
  • Page 50 Set “Speaker Impedance” to “8 Ω” in the Speaker Settings menu. – For other types of speakers in other configurations: Set “Speaker Impedance” to “4 Ω” in the Speaker Settings menu. To select the front speakers You can select the front speakers you want to drive.
  • Page 51: 8: Setting Up Connected Equipment

    To output multi-channel digital audio, check the digital audio output setting on the connected equipment. For a Sony Blu-ray Disc Player, check that “Audio (HDMI),” “DSD Output Mode,” “Dolby Digital,” and “DTS” are set to “Auto,” “On,” “Dolby Digital,” and “DTS,”...
  • Page 52: Guide To On-screen Display Operation

    Guide to on-screen display operation You can display the menu of the receiver on the TV screen and select the function you want to use on the TV screen by pressing V/v/B/b on the remote control. RETURN/ EXIT O Using the menu Switch the input of the TV to the input to which the receiver is connected.
  • Page 53 (page 91). Sound Effects Enables you to enjoy sound development provided by various Sony proprietary technologies or functions (page 71). Settings You can adjust the settings of the receiver (page 98).
  • Page 54: Enjoying Images/sound From The Connected Equipment

    Enjoying images/sound Enjoying images/sound from the connected equipment MASTER MUTING Select “Watch” or “Listen” from the home menu, then press The menu item list appears on the TV screen. Select the equipment you want, then press Turn on the equipment and start playback.
  • Page 55: Usb Device/walkman

    USB Device/WALKMAN You can play video/music/photo files on the connected USB device. For playable types of files, see “Playable types of files” (page 151). Connect the USB device to the (USB) port on the receiver. Refer to the operating instructions of the USB device before connecting.
  • Page 56: Iphone/ipod

    iPhone/iPod You can enjoy the music/video/photo and charge the battery of an iPhone/iPod via the receiver. For details on the compatible iPhone/iPod models with this function, see page 60. Note You cannot use headphones during playback. Connect the iPhone/iPod to the (USB) port on the receiver.
  • Page 57: Dlna

    DLNA You can play music/photo files on other video/ DLNA-certified devices by connecting them to your home network. Select “Watch” or “Listen” from the home menu, then press Select “My Video,” “My Music,” or “My Photo,” then press Note If no picture is output, change the setting for “Playback Resolution”...
  • Page 58: Available Options

    B Playing status bar Status bar, cursor indicating the current position, playing time, duration of the video file C Network condition indicator D Network transmission speed E The next video file name F The currently selected video file name Registering your favorite content You can register your favorite Internet content in “Favorites List.”...
  • Page 59: Fm/am

    FM/AM You can listen to FM and AM broadcasts through the built-in tuner. Before operation, make sure you have connected the FM and AM antennas (aerials) to the receiver (page 43). Select “Listen” from the home menu, then press Select “FM/AM,” then press FM/AM screen You can select and operate each item on the screen by pressing V/v/B/b and...
  • Page 60: Enjoying An Iphone/ipod

    Enters the selected item. Notes • You cannot transfer songs onto the iPhone/iPod from this receiver. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPhone/iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPhone/iPod connected to this receiver.
  • Page 61: Playing Via A Network

    Playing via a Network Playing files on a home network (DLNA) This receiver can be used as a player and renderer. • Server: Stores and sends files. • Player: Receives and plays files from the server. • Renderer: Receives and plays files from the server, and can be operated by another device (controller).
  • Page 62: Tuning

    Tuning Listening to FM/AM radio SHIFT Numeric buttons Toggling between FM and AM radio Select “Listen” from the home menu, then press Select “FM/AM,” then press The FM/AM screen appears. Select the band switch. Press V/v to select “FM” or “AM,”...
  • Page 63: Tuning To Preset Stations

    Tips • Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna (aerial) for optimum reception upon tuning to an AM station. • The tuning scale for direct tuning is shown below. – FM band 100 kHz – AM band 10 kHz* * The AM tuning scale can be changed (page 64).
  • Page 64: Listening To The Satellite Radio

    Changing the AM tuning scale You can change the AM tuning scale to either 9 kHz or 10 kHz on the receiver. All preset stations will be erased when you change the tuning scale. TUNING MODE Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver.
  • Page 65: Connecting A Satellite Radio Tuner

    Family friendly packages are also available to restrict channels that feature mature programming. To subscribe to a Sirius package, U.S. customers (including Puerto Rico) should visit or call 1-888-539-7474. Canadian customers should visit All programming packages may not be available in Canada. Connecting a satellite radio tuner SIRIUS jack...
  • Page 66: Selecting A Channel Of The Satellite Radio

    Checking receiving conditions (Antenna Aiming) Select “Listen” from the home menu, then press Select “SIRIUS,” then press Press TOOLS/OPTIONS. The option menu appears. Select “Antenna Aiming,” then press The Antenna Aiming screen appears. While checking the quality of the reception, adjust the direction of the antenna to obtain the best reception.
  • Page 67: Presetting Satellite Radio Channels

    Select the channel, then press The selected channel is being received. The channel information is displayed on the TV screen. Selecting a channel by inputting the channel number directly (Direct Tuning) Enter the channel number directly by using the numeric buttons on the remote control. This operation cannot be performed using the simple remote control.
  • Page 68: Restricting Access To Specific Channels (parental Lock)

    Repeat steps 1 to 4 to preset another channel. You can store channels from 1 to 30. Selecting preset channels Select “Listen” from the home menu, then press Select “SIRIUS,” then press Select “Presets,” then press Select the preset number from the preset list, then press You can select stored preset channels from 1 to 30.
  • Page 69: To Listen To The Locked Channels

    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. To change the lock code (Lock Code) Select “Listen” from the home menu, then press Select “SIRIUS,”...
  • Page 70: Message List

    Message list Message Explanation appears Antenna Error The antenna is not connected properly. Check the connection between the SiriusConnect Acquiring Signal The receiving condition is not good. Call 888-539- You have not subscribed for the selected SIRI channel. Check Sirius The SiriusConnect Home tuner is not Tuner connected properly.
  • Page 71: Enjoying Sound Effects

    Enjoying Sound Effects Selecting the sound field Select “Sound Effects,” from the home menu, then press Select “Sound Field,” then press Select the sound field you want. Playing back with 2-channel sound You can switch the output sound to 2-channel sound regardless of the recording formats of the software you are using, the playback equipment connected, or the sound field settings of the receiver.
  • Page 72: Enjoying A Surround Effect For Movies

    Outputs 2 channel left/right signals from all speakers. Effect 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.
  • Page 73 About the effect type for HD- D.C.S. HD-D.C.S. has three different types: Dynamic, Theater, and Studio. Each type has different reflection and reverberation sound mixture levels and is optimized to match a listener’s room uniqueness, taste and mood. x Dynamic The “Dynamic”...
  • Page 74: Enjoying A Surround Effect For Music

    Enjoying a surround effect for music You can take advantage of surround sound simply by selecting one of the receiver’s pre- programmed sound fields. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of concert halls into your home. Sound field Berlin Philharmonic Hall True Concert Mapping A True Concert Mapping B Jazz Club...
  • Page 75 About the effect level for True Concert Mapping A/B You can set the reverberation level for the “True Concert Mapping A/B” sound field. This function is available when the speaker pattern is set so that there are front high speakers, and “Sound Field Mode” is set to “Front High.”...
  • Page 76: Using The Sound Optimizer Function

    • If there is any noise present, the noise may be different, depending on the sound field you select. • “Neo:X (Cinema/Music/Game)” does not work when signals with a sampling frequency of 32 kHz are being received. Using the Sound Optimizer function The Sound Optimizer function imparts a sense of presence and intensity of sound to playback...
  • Page 77: Adjusting The Equalizer

    Adjusting the equalizer You can use following parameters to adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble level) of front, center, surround/surround back and front high speakers. Bass Level (dB) Frequency (Hz) Select “Settings” from the home menu, then press Select “Audio Settings,” then press Select “Equalizer,”...
  • Page 78: Using Multi-zone Features

    (ZONE 2) When using an IR repeater (not supplied), you can operate both an equipment in the main zone and Sony receiver in zone 2 or zone 3 from zone 2 or zone 3 using the remote control. Use an IR repeater when you install the receiver in a place where signals from the remote control cannot reach.
  • Page 79 IR REMOTE IN ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT* ZONE 2 AUDIO OUT A IR repeater (not supplied) B Speakers C Sony Amplifier/Receiver * You can also connect to the ZONE 2 COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jack. 2:Zone 3 connections Main zone IR REMOTE IN...
  • Page 80 Making a zone 2 configuration using ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT (RJ-45 jack) ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT (RJ-45 jack) is used only for custom installation by a qualified person. ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT (RJ-45 jack) is a jack that sends a source video signal to the component video input for zone 2.
  • Page 81: Setting The Speakers In Zone 2

    Setting the speakers in zone 2 When the speakers in zone 2 are connected to the SURROUND BACK (ZONE 2) terminals of the receiver (page 78), make the setting so that the sound selected in zone 2 is output from the speakers connected to the SURROUND BACK (ZONE 2) terminals.
  • Page 82: Operating The Receiver From Another Zone (zone 2/zone 3 Operations)

    Press ENT/MEM. The ZONE button flashes twice and the remote control switches to zone 2 or zone 3 mode. Operating the receiver from another zone (ZONE 2/ZONE 3 operations) The following operations are described for connecting an IR repeater and operating the receiver in zone 2 or zone 3.
  • Page 83 • Content via a USB device, iPhone/iPod, a home network, or Internet video is available in zone 2 and zone 3 only when SOURCE is selected. • You can select either “FM” or “AM” from the main zone, zone 2, or zone 3. Priority is given to the choice which has most recently been selected, even if a different choice has already been selected in one of the zones.
  • Page 84: Using Other Features

    HDMI OUT B jack of the receiver. We recommend that you connect the receiver to products featuring “BRAVIA” Sync. Notes • The following features may operate with non-Sony equipment. However, compatibility with all non- Sony equipment is not guaranteed. – System Power-Off –...
  • Page 85: System Audio Control

    Connect your camcorder to one of the HDMI IN 1, IN 2, or IN 6 jacks (page 37). If you use a Sony camcorder, the TV is turned on in conjunction with the receiver, then the camcorder starts playback automatically. If you use a non-Sony camcorder, play back the camcorder continuously.
  • Page 86: Switching The Monitors That Output The Hdmi Video Signals

    You can also operate this function using the TV menu. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. Notes • When “Control for HDMI” is set to “On,” the “Audio Out” settings in the HDMI Settings menu will set automatically based on the System Audio Control settings.
  • Page 87: Outputting The Hdmi Signals Even When The Receiver Is In Standby Mode (pass Through)

    Turn on the receiver and the two monitors. Press HDMI OUTPUT. Each time you press the button, the output will be switched as follows: HDMI A t HDMI B t HDMI A + B t OFF t HDMI A… You can also use the HDMI OUT button on the receiver.
  • Page 88: Switching Between Digital And Analog Audio

    Switching between digital and analog audio When you connect equipment to both digital and analog audio input jacks on the receiver, you can fix the audio input mode to either of them, or switch from one to the other, depending on the type of material you intend to watch.
  • Page 89 Select the audio and/or video signals you want to assign to each input. Notes • If you assign an input to any of the HDMI IN 1 to IN 6 jacks in “Video Input Assign” or “Audio Input Assign,” the same HDMI input jack is assigned to both the video input and audio input.
  • Page 90 Input name Assignable video Component1 input jacks (BD/DVD) Component2 (SAT/CATV) HDMI1 (GAME) HDMI2 (SAT/CATV) HDMI3 (SA-CD/CD) HDMI4 (BD/DVD) HDMI5 (VIDEO 1) HDMI6 (VIDEO 2) Assignable audio Optical1 input jacks (GAME) Optical2 (SAT/CATV) Optical3 (TV) Optical4 (MD) Coaxial1 (BD/DVD) Coaxial2 (VIDEO 1) Coaxial3 (SA-CD/CD) HDMI1...
  • Page 91: Operating The Receiver Using A Smartphone

    Notes • When you assign the digital audio input, the INPUT MODE setting may change automatically. • When you assign a video input to the component or composite input, and an audio input to the HDMI input, component or composite video signals are not output from the HDMI OUT jacks.
  • Page 92 The items for which you can save settings and the default values for each item are as follows. Setting item Input Tuner Preset Sound Field Sleep Volume HDMI Out No Speaker Party Mode No A/V Sync Calibration Type Digital Legato Linear EASY Sound...
  • Page 93 Recall the settings saved to the Scene Select “Easy Automation” from the home menu, then press Select a Scene you want, then press Save the settings to a Scene Select “Easy Automation” from the home menu, then press Select a Scene for which you want to save settings among from “1: Movie,”...
  • Page 94: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the sleep timer You can set the receiver to turn off automatically at a specified time. SHIFT Press AMP. The receiver can be operated using the remote control. Press SHIFT, then press SLEEP. Each time you press SLEEP, the display changes cyclically as follows: When sleep timer is being used, “SLEEP”...
  • Page 95: Switching The Command Mode Of The Receiver And The Remote Control

    Switch the command mode from the factory default setting to the appropriate setting, if other Sony equipment is operated accidentally by the same remote control, when you are operating the receiver using the remote control supplied with the receiver.
  • Page 96 Switching the command mode of the multifunction remote control RM SET SHIFT 1, 2 Press ?/1 while pressing RM SET UP. The AMP and ZONE buttons flash. Press AMP. The ZONE button goes off, the AMP button keeps flashing and the SHIFT button lights up.
  • Page 97: Using A Bi-amplifier Connection

    Using a bi-amplifier connection If you are not using surround back speakers and front high speakers, you can use the SURROUND BACK (ZONE 2) terminals for the front speakers for use with a bi-amplifier connection. To connect speakers Front speaker Connect the jacks on the Lo (or Hi) side of the front speakers to the FRONT A terminals, and connect the jacks on the Hi (or Lo) side of...
  • Page 98: Adjusting Settings

    Adjusting Settings Using the setting menu You can adjust the various settings for speakers, surround effects, multi-zone, etc., using the setting menu. RETURN/ EXIT O Select “Settings” from the home menu, then press enter the menu mode. The setting menu list appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 99 Setting menu list Settings Easy Setup (page 101) Speaker Settings (page 101) Audio Settings (page 107) Video Settings (page 109) HDMI Settings (page 112) Auto Calibration Auto Calibration Setup Position Automatic Phase Matching Speaker Relocation Speaker Connection Speaker Setup Test Tone Center Analog Down Mix Speaker Impedance Distance Unit...
  • Page 100 Input Settings (page 114) Network Settings (page 115) Internet Services Settings (page 115) Zone Settings (page 116) System Settings (page 118) Network Update (page 119) Input Edit Audio Input Assign Video Input Assign Internet Settings Connection Server Settings Renderer Options Renderer Access Control External Control Network Standby...
  • Page 101: Easy Setup

    Easy Setup Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions (page 49). Speaker Settings You can set up your viewing environment (with the speaker system you are using) either automatically or manually. Auto Calibration Performs the D.C.A.C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) function.
  • Page 102 Makes the measurement of frequency from each speaker flat. • Engineer Sets the frequency to match that of the Sony listening room standard. • Front Reference Adjusts the characteristics of all the speakers to match the characteristics of the front speakers.
  • Page 103: Automatic Phase Matching

    Press V/v/B/b and to select a character one by one. Select “Finish,” then press Automatic Phase Matching Lets you set the A.P.M. (Automatic Phase Matching) function in the D.C.A.C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) function (page 101). Calibrates the phase characteristics of the speakers and ensures a well-coordinated surround space.
  • Page 104: Speaker Connection

    Speaker Connection Lets you adjust each speaker manually. You can also adjust the speaker levels after the Easy Setup is completed. The Speaker Settings are only for the current “Position.” You can make the following settings using the wizard. – Settings for the speaker pattern for the speaker system you are using –...
  • Page 105: Test Tone

    • Small If the sound is distorted, or you feel a lack of surround effects when using multi- channel surround sound, select “Small” to activate the bass redirection circuitry and output the bass frequencies of each channel from the subwoofer or other “Large”...
  • Page 106: Speaker Impedance

    Lets you output the test tone sequentially from adjacent speakers. Some items may not be displayed, depending on the setting of the speaker pattern. Adjust “Level,” then press To output the source sound from adjacent speakers You can output the source sound from adjacent speakers so that you can adjust the balance between the speakers.
  • Page 107: Audio Settings

    You can adjust settings for the audio to suit your preference. Digital Legato Linear (D.L.L.) 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 108: Sound Field

    Dynamic Range Compressor Lets you compress the dynamic range of the soundtrack. This may be useful when you want to watch movies at low volumes late at night. Dynamic range compression is possible with Dolby Digital sources only. x Off The dynamic range is not compressed.
  • Page 109: Video Settings

    Video Settings You can adjust settings for video. Resolution (Converting video signals) Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signals and output the converted signals. x Direct Lets you output analog video input signals directly. x Auto x 480i/576i “Resolution”...
  • Page 110: Zone Resolution

    480p/576p signals are output even if 480i/576i is set. Video signals without copyright protection are output based on the settings menu. Video signals with copyright protection are output as 480p/576p. Zone Resolution Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signal in zone 2. x 480i/576i x 480p/576p “Zone...
  • Page 111: Playback Resolution

    Playback Resolution This function targets content via a USB device, a home network, and Internet video. x 480i/576i x 480p/576p x 720p Output HDMI OUT video jacks resolution “Playback Resolution” menu setting 480i/576i 480i/576i 480p/576p 480p/576p 720p (factory default setting) 720p 1080i 1080i 1080p...
  • Page 112: Hdmi Settings

    3D Output Settings This function targets content via a USB device, a home network, and Internet video. x Auto Select this to display 3D compatible content in x Off Select this to display all content in 2D. TV Type This function targets content via a USB device, a home network, and Internet video.
  • Page 113: Control For Hdmi

    H.A.T.S. system. The time lag depends on the sound source. • The H.A.T.S. function of this receiver works when a Sony SCD-XA5400ES is connected to the receiver. • While the H.A.T.S. function is working, sound is not output from the front high speakers.
  • Page 114: Input Settings

    Video Direct Lets you output the video input signals from the HDMI IN jack directly to the HDMI OUT jack. x Off The input signals from the HDMI IN jack are output through a video processor. x On The input signals from the HDMI IN jack are output directly.
  • Page 115: Network Settings

    Network Settings You can adjust the settings for the network. Internet Settings Lets you check or change the network settings. You can change the settings for the following items either manually or automatically. – IP Address – DNS – Proxy Server Connect the receiver to the network beforehand.
  • Page 116: Zone Settings

    Code Area Code 2090 Chile 2390 2092 China 2379 2093 Colombia 2427 2115 Denmark 2424 2165 Finland 2428 2174 France 2436 2109 Germany 2489 2200 Greece 2501 2219 Hong Kong 2149 2248 India 2499 2238 Indonesia 2086 2239 Ireland 2543 2254 Italy 2528...
  • Page 117: Zone Setup

    Select “Volume,” then press Adjust the volume, then press Zone Setup To preset the volume for main zone/zone 2 You can preset the volume of turning the power on for each zone. Select the zone for which you want to preset the volume, then press Select “Preset Volume,”...
  • Page 118: System Settings

    System Settings You can customize the settings of the receiver. Language Lets you select the language for the messages on the screen. x English x Español x Français x Deutsch Auto Standby Lets you turn the function that switches the main zone to standby mode automatically if you do not operate the receiver for a specific period of time or when there is no signal input...
  • Page 119: Network Update

    You can update and improve the functions of the receiver. For information about update functions, refer to the following website: The GUI and display window of the receiver are turned off, and the MULTI CHANNEL DECODING lamp on the front panel flashes during the update.
  • Page 120 Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu item, then press The parameter appears in brackets. Press V/v repeatedly to select the parameter you want, then press The parameter is entered and the brackets disappear from the display.
  • Page 121 Menu list (in the display window) The following options are available in each menu. “xx…” in the table signifies the parameter for each item. Menu Item AUTO AUTO CAL START ? CALIBRATION FRONT B CONNECT:xxx? 5 4 3 2 1 MEASURING: TONE MEASURING: T.S.P.
  • Page 122 Menu Item LEVEL TEST TONE [xxxxxxxx] SETTINGS PHASE NOISE [xxxxxxx] PHASE AUDIO [xxxxxxx] FRONT L [xxx.xdB] FRONT R [xxx.xdB] CENTER [xxx.xdB] SURROUND L [xxx.xdB] SURROUND R [xxx.xdB] SUR BACK [xxx.xdB] SUR BACK L [xxx.xdB] SUR BACK R [xxx.xdB] LEFT HIGH [xxx.xdB] RIGHT HIGH [xxx.xdB] SUBWOOFER [xxx.xdB] ALL SUR LEVEL [xxx.xdB]...
  • Page 123 Menu Item SPEAKER SP PATTERN [xxxxx] SETTINGS SB OUTPUT [xxxxxxx] FH OUTPUT [xxxxxxx] FRONT SIZE [xxxxx] CENTER SIZE [xxxxx] SURROUND SIZE [xxxxx] FH SIZE [xxxxx] SB ASSIGN [xxxxx] FRONT L [xxxxxxxxx] FRONT R [xxxxxxxxx] CENTER [xxxxxxxxx] SURROUND L [xxxxxxxxx] SURROUND R [xxxxxxxxx] SUR BACK [xxxxxxxxx] SUR BACK L [xxxxxxxxx] SUR BACK R [xxxxxxxxx]...
  • Page 124 Menu Item INPUT NAME IN ? [xxxxxxxx] SETTINGS INPUT SKIP ? xxxxxxxx [xxx] HDMI AUDIO ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] HDMI VIDEO ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] DIGITAL A.ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] COMPONENT V.ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] SUR SETTINGS S.F.MODE [xxxxxxxxxx] HD-DCS TYPE [xxxxxxx] T.CONCERT LEV.
  • Page 125 Menu Item TUNER FM MODE [xxxxxx] SETTINGS NAME IN ? [xxxxxxxx] FMxx [xxxxxxxx] NAME IN ? [xxxxxxxx] AMxx [xxxxxxxx] PARENTAL LOCK [xxx] LOCK CODE EDIT SR ANTENNA AIMING SIRIUS ID DISPLAY AUDIO D.L.L. [xxxx] SETTINGS SOUND OPTIMIZER [xxx] AUTO VOLUME [xxx] S.WOOFER MUTING [xxx] A/V SYNC [xxxxxxxxx] DUAL MONO [xxxxxxxx]...
  • Page 126 To change the display 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 DISPLAY MODE on the receiver repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY MODE, the display will change as follows.
  • Page 127: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Operating each equipment using the remote control You can control Sony or non-Sony equipment you are using with the remote control supplied with the receiver. The remote control is initially set to control Sony equipment. When you change the settings of the remote...
  • Page 128: Turning Off All Connected Equipment (system Standby)

    The procedure below uses as an example a AV ?/1 case in which a VCR made by a company other than Sony is connected to the VIDEO 1 IN jacks on the receiver. RM SET SHIFT Numeric...
  • Page 129 Use the numeric codes in the tables below to program non-Sony equipment and also Sony equipment that the remote control is initially unable to operate. Since the signal from the...
  • Page 130 211, 212 PIONEER 213, 214 TECHNICS 215, 216 YAMAHA 217, 218 To control an MD deck Maker Code(s) SONY DENON KENWOOD To control an HDD recorder Maker Code(s) SONY 307, 308, 309 To control a Blu-ray Disc Player Maker Code(s)
  • Page 131 TELEFUNKEN 751, 752 TOSHIBA 747, 756 ZENITH * If an AIWA VCR does not work even though you enter the code for AIWA, enter the code for Sony instead. To control a satellite tuner (box) Maker Code(s) SONY 801, 802, 803, 804, 824,...
  • Page 132: Performing Several Commands In Sequence Automatically (macro Play)

    To control a cable box Maker Code(s) SONY 821, 822, 823 HAMLIN/REGAL 836, 837, 838, 839, 840 JERROLD/G.I./ 806, 807, 808, 809, 810, MOTOROLA 811, 812, 813, 814, 819 JERROLD 830, 831 841, 842, 843 PANASONIC 816, 826, 832, 833, 834,...
  • Page 133: Setting Remote Control Codes That Are Not Stored In The Remote Control

    Program the sequence of the operation Press MACRO 1 or MACRO 2 for more than 1 second while pressing RM SET UP. The RM SET UP button flashes and one of the input buttons lights up (as the factory default setting, the BD/DVD button lights).
  • Page 134 FAVORITES SHIFT Input buttons Buttons used to learn code * To store a new command on one of those buttons, press SHIFT beforehand. Press FAVORITES while pressing RM SET UP. The RM SET UP button lights up. When the memory capacity for storing remote control codes reaches a certain limit, the RM SET UP button flashes 10 times, and then the learning process is...
  • Page 135: Clearing The Memory Of The Multifunction Remote Control

    Press the button on the remote control to be learned from to transmit the remote control code. While the remote control of the receiver is receiving the signal, the input button selected in step 2 turns off. The RM SET UP button flashes twice, then the learning process is completed.
  • Page 136 Hold down ?/1 while pressing MASTER VOL –, then press AV ?/1, all at the same time. The RM SET UP button flashes three times. Release all buttons. All the contents of the remote control’s memory (e.g., all the programmed data) are cleared.
  • Page 137: 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 138: Troubleshooting

    If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the receiver, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. General The receiver is turned off automatically. • “Auto Standby” is set to “On” (page 118).
  • Page 139 Adobe YCC601 When you select “My Video,” “My Music,” “My Photo,” “Internet Video,” “Internet Music,” “Internet Photo,” “Internet Network,” or “Sony Entertainment Network” from the Watch/Listen menu, no picture is output. • Select “BD/DVD” using INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver once, then set “Playback Resolution”...
  • Page 140 Audio There is no sound, no matter which equipment is selected, or only a very low-level sound is heard. • Check that the speakers and equipment are connected correctly. • Check that both the receiver and all equipment are turned on. •...
  • Page 141 Surround back • Some discs have no Dolby Digital Surround EX information. • If the speaker pattern is set so that there are no surround back speakers, the input signals to the SUR BACK jacks is invalid, because the receiver cannot down-mix the surround back channels.
  • Page 142 – Be sure to select the correct equipment or input you want when you watch a program from the equipment connected to the TV. • When using the Control for HDMI function, you cannot control the connected equipment using TV’s remote control. –...
  • Page 143: Usb Device

    • You may not make recordings using an SCMS-compliant recording deck. • Copyright protection to prevent recording is contained in the sources. In this case, you may not be able to record from the sources. A test tone is not output from the speakers.
  • Page 144 • Connect the supported USB device (page 55). • The USB device does not work properly. Refer to the USB device operating instruction on how to deal with this problem. Content on the USB device is not displayed. • The hierarchy of folders has exceeded 4 levels.
  • Page 145 The iPhone/iPod cannot be operated. • Check that you have removed the protect case of the iPhone/iPod. • Depending on the contents of the iPhone/ iPod, it may take time to start playback. • Turn off the receiver, then disconnect the iPhone/iPod.
  • Page 146 • Picture/sound quality may be poor, depending on Internet content providers. • Picture/sound quality may be improved by changing the connection speed. Sony recommends a connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard definition video and 10 Mbps for high-definition video.
  • Page 147: Error Messages

    • 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 maker of the equipment. The RM SET UP button flashes and you...
  • Page 148 Message list after Auto Calibration measurement Display Explanation Code 31 SPEAKERS (A/B/A+B/OFF) is set to OFF. Set to other speaker settings and reperform the measurement. Code 32 None of the speakers were detected. Make sure that the plug of the optimizer microphone is inserted all the way inside the AUTO CAL MIC jack, then reperform the Auto Calibration function.
  • Page 149: Specifications

    When the lamp above ?/1 flashes in green, the reboot starts. About support information Refer to the following web site for details of the latest information on the receiver. Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS page 48 POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL...
  • Page 150 Frequency response PHONO RIAA equalization curve ± 1.0 dB (20 Hz – 20 kHz) MULTI CHANNEL 10 Hz – 100 kHz INPUT, SA-CD/CD, ± 3 dB TAPE, MD, TV, VIDEO 1/2, BD/DVD, SAT/CATV, GAME When “2ch Analog Direct” is being used. Inputs (Analog) PHONO Sensitivity: 2.5 mV...
  • Page 151 1280 × 720p @ 50 Hz Frame Packing Side-by-Side (Half) Over-Under (Top-and-Bottom) 1920 × 1080i @ 50 Hz Frame Packing Side-by-Side (Half) Over-Under (Top-and-Bottom) 1920 × 1080p @ 50 Hz Side-by-Side (Half) Over-Under (Top-and-Bottom) 1920 × 1080p @ 23.98/24 Hz Frame Packing Side-by-Side (Half) Over-Under (Top-and-Bottom)
  • Page 152 • To avoid data corruption or damage to the USB memory or devices, turn the receiver off when connecting or removing the USB memory or devices. • Concerning the formats defined in the DLNA guidelines, the server is required to offer the content to which the format information defined in the DLNA guidelines has been added properly.
  • Page 153: Index

    Index Symbols U SIGNAL GND terminal 44 Numerics 12V Trigger 117 2 channel 71 2ch Analog Direct 71 2ch Stereo (mode) 71 3D Output Settings 112 5.1 channel 24 7.1 channel 24 9.1 channel 24 A.F.D. (mode) 72 A/V Sync 108 AC power cord (mains lead) 47 Advanced Auto Volume 77 AM 62...
  • Page 154 GUI (Graphical User Interface) 28 H.A.T.S. 113 HD-D.C.S. 72 HD-D.C.S. (Effect type) 73 HDMI Settings 112 Home Theater Control 86 Initialize Personal Information 119 Input Edit 114 INPUT MODE 88 Input Settings 114 Internet content 57 Internet Services Settings 115 Internet Settings 115 Internet video 57 Internet Video Parental Control 116...
  • Page 155 Resolution 109 RS232C Control 118 Satellite radio 64 Satellite tuner 34 SB Assign 104 Scene Select 86 Screen Format 112 Server Preparing 51 Setting menu 98 Settings 98 Settings Lock 118 Sirius 64 Sirius satellite radio 64 Sleep timer 94 Small 105 Software Update Notification 118 Sound Effects 71...

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