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.
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.
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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...
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.
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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
(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 +/–...
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 +/–...
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)
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
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...
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.
Connections required for watching content recorded on video tapes Audio signals Video signals A Audio cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied)
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)
• 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...
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.
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.
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...
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 •...
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).
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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,”...
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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”...
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.”...
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...
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.
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).
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,”...
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).
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.
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 www.siriusxm.com or call 1-888-539-7474. Canadian customers should visit www.sirius.ca. All programming packages may not be available in Canada. Connecting a satellite radio tuner SIRIUS jack...
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.
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.
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.
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,”...
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.
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.
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.
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”...
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...
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.”...
• 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...
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,”...
(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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
• 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.
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 –...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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,”...
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”...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 –...
• 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”...
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.
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.
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.
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”...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,”...
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...
You can update and improve the functions of the receiver. For information about update functions, refer to the following website: http://www.sony.com/essupport 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.
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.
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.
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]...
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]...
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.
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]...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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)
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,...
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).
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...
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.
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.
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).
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”...
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. •...
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.
– 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. –...
• 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.
• 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.
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.
• 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.
• 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...
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.
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. http://www.sony.com/essupport Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS page 48 POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL...
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...
• 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.
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...
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...
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...