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Multi Channel AV
Receiver
Operating Instructions
STR-DG720
©2008 Sony Corporation
3-283-372-11(1)

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  • Page 1 Multi Channel AV Receiver Operating Instructions STR-DG720 ©2008 Sony Corporation 3-283-372-11(1)
  • Page 2 The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ___________________________________________ ___________ Serial No. ________________________________...
  • Page 3: About This Manual

    HDMI Licensing LLC. The XM name and related logo are registered trademarks of XM Satellite Radio Inc. All rights reserved. “x.v.Color” and “x.v.Color” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. “BRAVIA” and Sony Corporation. Area code ) technology. are trademarks of...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Description and location of parts...5 1: Installing the speakers ...14 2: Connecting the speakers ...15 3: Connecting the TV ...17 4a: Connecting the audio components...18 4b: Connecting the video components ...19 5: Connecting the antennas (aerials)...26 6: Preparing the receiver and the remote ...27 7: Selecting the speaker system ...28 8: Calibrating the appropriate settings...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting Started Description and location of parts Front panel TUNING MODE TUNING SPEAKERS (OFF/A/B) AUTO CAL MIC VIDEO 2 IN/PORTABLE AV IN PHONES VIDEO L AUDIO R Name Function A ?/1 Press to turn the receiver on (on/standby) or off (page 27, 35, 36, 56, 90).
  • Page 6 Name Function L 2CH Press to select a sound field (page 51). A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC M CATEGORY Used when listening to XM MODE Radio (page 61). CATEGORY +/– N MEMORY/ Press to store a station or ENTER enter the selection when selecting the settings (page 27, 59, 67).
  • Page 7 About the indicators on the display SP A D EX SP B Name Function A SW Lights up when sub woofer selection is set to “YES” (page 47) and the audio signal is output from the SUB WOOFER jack. B LFE Lights up when the disc being played back contains an LFE (Low Frequency Effect)
  • Page 8 Name Function G DTS/ “DTS” lights up when the DTS-ES/ receiver is decoding DTS DTS 96/24 signals. “DTS-ES” lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS-ES signals. “DTS 96/24” lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS 96/24 (96 kHz/24 bit) signals. Note When playing a DTS format disc, be sure that you have...
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear panel SAT IN DVD IN ANTENNA OPTICAL OPTICAL VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO COAXIAL DIGITAL (ASSIGNABLE) AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO DC5V 0.7A MAX DMPORT SA-CD/CD/CD-R VIDEO 1 A DIGITAL INPUT/OUTPUT section OPTICAL Connects to a IN jacks DVD player, etc. The COAXIAL COAXIAL IN jack provides a...
  • Page 10 Connects to the You can use the supplied RM-AAU021 speakers (page 15). Remote Commander to operate the receiver and to control the Sony audio/video components that the remote is assigned to operate (page 81). Connects to a Super Audio CD player, CD recorder, etc.
  • Page 11 (C). B ?/1 Press to turn the receiver on or (on/standby) off. To turn off all Sony components, press ?/1 and AV ?/1 (A) at the same time (SYSTEM STANDBY). C Input buttons Press one of the buttons to select the component you want to use.
  • Page 12 R TOOLS/ Press to display and select the OPTIONS options of the DVD player or Blu-ray disc player. Press TOOLS/OPTIONS and TV (M) at the same time to display the options applicable to the Sony TV. also to enter the...
  • Page 13 Name Function Press to input the decimal point for channel numbers of the Digital CATV terminal. Press and TV (M) at the same time to input the decimal point for the channel numbers of the TV. >10 Press to select track numbers over 10 of the CD player.
  • Page 14: 1: Installing The Speakers

    1: Installing the speakers This receiver allows you to use a 7.1 channel system (7 speakers and one sub woofer). Enjoying a 5.1/7.1 channel system To fully enjoy theater-like multi channel surround sound requires five speakers (two front speakers, a center speaker, and two surround speakers) and a sub woofer (5.1 channel).
  • Page 15: 2: Connecting The Speakers

    2: Connecting the speakers Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). SAT IN DVD IN BD IN HDMI SAT IN DVD IN VIDEO 1 IN MONITOR OUT VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO MONITOR COMPONENT VIDEO SURROUND BACK AUDIO...
  • Page 16 If you have an additional front speaker system, connect them to the SPEAKERS FRONT B terminals. You can select the front speakers you want to use with SPEAKERS (OFF/A/B) on the front panel (page 28). If you connect only one surround back speaker, connect it to the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK L terminals.
  • Page 17: 3: Connecting The Tv

    A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. D Component video cord (not supplied) E Video cord (not supplied) Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
  • Page 18: 4a: Connecting The Audio Components

    Notes • Be sure to turn on the receiver when the video and audio signals of a playback component are being output to a TV via the receiver. Unless the power is turned on, neither video nor audio signals will be transmitted.
  • Page 19: 4b: Connecting The Video Components

    4b: Connecting the video components How to connect your components This section describes how to connect your video components to this receiver. Before you begin, refer to “Component to be connected” below for the pages which describe how to connect each component. Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
  • Page 20 0.7A MAX DMPORT SA-CD/CD/CD-R A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. HDMI features • A digital audio signal transmitted by HDMI can be output from the speakers connected to this receiver. This signal supports Dolby Digital, DTS, and Linear PCM.
  • Page 21 Notes on HDMI connections • An audio signal input to the HDMI IN jack is output from the speaker output jack and HDMI OUT jack. It is not output from any other audio jacks. • Video signals input to the HDMI IN jack can only be output from the HDMI OUT jack.
  • Page 22: Connecting A Dvd Player

    Connecting a DVD player The following illustration shows how to connect a DVD player. It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect audio and video cords according to the jacks of your components. Audio signals ANTENNA OPTICAL OPTICAL VIDEO COAXIAL DIGITAL...
  • Page 23: Connecting A Satellite Tuner

    Connecting a satellite tuner/ Set-top box The following illustration shows how to connect a satellite tuner or a set-top box. It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect audio and video cords according to the jacks of your components. Satellite tuner/Set-top box Audio signals ANTENNA...
  • Page 24 Connecting components with analog video and audio jack The following illustration shows how to connect a component which has analog jacks such as a DVD recorder, VCR, etc. DVD recorder, VCR Audio signals ANTENNA OPTICAL OPTICAL VIDEO COAXIAL DIGITAL (ASSIGNABLE) AUDIO DC5V 0.7A MAX...
  • Page 25 Notes • Be sure to change the factory setting of the VIDEO 1 input button on the remote so that you can use the button to control your DVD recorder. For details, see “Changing button assignments” (page 81). • You can also rename the VIDEO 1 input so that it can be displayed on the receiver’s display.
  • Page 26: 5: Connecting The Antennas (aerials)

    5: Connecting the antennas (aerials) Connect the supplied AM loop antenna (aerial) and FM wire antenna (aerial). Before connecting the antennas (aerials), be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) ANTENNA OPTICAL OPTICAL VIDEO COAXIAL DIGITAL...
  • Page 27: 6: Preparing The Receiver And The Remote

    6: Preparing the receiver and the remote Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. AC power cord (mains lead) FRONT A NT B To the wall outlet Performing initial setup operations Before using the receiver for the first time, initialize the receiver by performing the...
  • Page 28: 7: Selecting The Speaker System

    Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries in the RM-AAU021 Remote Commander. Observe the correct polarity when installing batteries. Notes • Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or humid place. • Do not use a new battery with old ones. •...
  • Page 29: 8: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically (auto Calibration)

    8: Calibrating the appropriate settings automatically (AUTO CALIBRATION) The DCAC (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) function allows you to perform automatic calibration such as: • Checking the connection between each speaker and the receiver. • Adjusting the speaker level. • Measuring the distance of each speaker from your listening position.
  • Page 30: Performing Auto Calibration

    Performing Auto Calibration TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATER DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP MEMORY AMP MENU >10 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ MUTING DISPLAY OPTIONS TV VOL MASTER VOL RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME...
  • Page 31: To Rectify The Error

    Tips • When Auto Calibration starts: – Stand some distance from the speakers and the listening position to avoid measurement failure. This is because test signals are output from the speakers during measurement. – Avoid making noise to get a more accurate measurement.
  • Page 32 To change the settings manually Record down the warning code. Press Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver. Follow the solution provided in the “Warning codes and solutions” below. Turn on the receiver and perform Auto Calibration again (page 30). Warning codes and solutions Warning Explanation and solution...
  • Page 33: 9: Adjusting The Speaker Levels And Balance (test Tone)

    9: Adjusting the speaker levels and balance (TEST TONE) You can adjust the speaker levels and balance while listening to the test tone from your listening position. The receiver employs a test tone with a frequency centered at 800 Hz. TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP...
  • Page 34: Playback

    Playback Selecting a component TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATER DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP MEMORY AMP MENU >10 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ MUTING DISPLAY OPTIONS TV VOL MASTER VOL RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME...
  • Page 35: Listening/watching A Component

    CATEGORY MODE TUNING + FM MODE Notes • The operation is described for a Sony Super Audio CD player. • Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the Super Audio CD player or CD player. You can select the sound field to suit the music.
  • Page 36 Watching a DVD/Blu-ray disc TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATER DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP MEMORY AMP MENU >10 0/10 ENTER SPEAKERS CLEAR (OFF/A/B) TOOLS/ OPTIONS MUTING DISPLAY TV VOL MASTER VOL...
  • Page 37: Amplifier Operations

    Amplifier Operations Navigating through menus By using the amplifier menus, you can make various adjustments to customize the receiver. THEATER DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS MUTING TV VOL MASTER VOL RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME TV CH –...
  • Page 38: Overview Of The Menus

    Overview of the menus The following options are available in each menu. For details on navigating through menus, see page 37. Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] LEVEL Test tone [T. TONE] [1-LEVEL] Front speaker balance (page 41) [FRT BAL] Center speaker level [CNT LVL] Surround left speaker level [SL LVL]...
  • Page 39 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] TUNER FM station receiving mode [4-TUNER] [FM MODE] (page 44) Naming preset stations [NAME IN] XM Antenna Aiming [XM ANT] AUDIO Digital audio input decoding [5-AUDIO] priority [DEC. PRI.] (page 45) Digital broadcast language selection [DUAL] Synchronizes audio with video output [A.V.
  • Page 40 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] SYSTEM Sub woofer [7-SYSTEM] [SW SPK] (page 47) Front speakers [FRT SPK] Center speaker [CNT SPK] Surround speakers [SUR SPK] Surround back speakers [SB SPK] Front speaker distance [FRT DIST.] Center speaker distance [CNT DIST.] Surround left speaker distance [SL DIST.] Surround right speaker distance...
  • Page 41: Adjusting The Level (level Menu)

    Adjusting the level (LEVEL menu) You can use the LEVEL menu to adjust the balance and level of each speaker. These settings are applied to all sound fields. Select “1-LEVEL” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus”...
  • Page 42: Adjusting The Equalizer (eq Menu)

    Adjusting the equalizer (EQ menu) You can use the EQ menu to adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble level) of the front speakers. Select “2-EQ” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 37) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 43 Using the surround back decoding mode (SB DEC) By decoding the surround back signal of DVD software (etc.) recorded in Dolby Digital Surround EX, DTS-ES Matrix, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, etc., format, you can enjoy the surround sound intended by the filmmakers. Select the surround back decoding mode using “SB DEC”...
  • Page 44: Settings For The Tuner (tuner Menu)

    Notes • There may be no sound from the surround back speaker in Dolby Digital EX mode. Some discs have no Dolby Digital Surround EX flag even though the packages have Dolby Digital EX logos. In this case, select “SB ON”. •...
  • Page 45: Settings For The Audio (audio Menu)

    Settings for the audio (AUDIO menu) You can use the AUDIO menu to make settings for the audio to suit your preference. Select “5-AUDIO” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 37) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 46: Settings For The Video (video Menu)

    Settings for the video (VIDEO menu) You can use the VIDEO menu to make various adjustments for HDMI and to name inputs. Select “6-VIDEO” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 37) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 47: Settings For The System (system Menu)

    Settings for the system (SYSTEM menu) You can use the SYSTEM menu to set the size and distance of the speakers connected to this system. Select “7-SYSTEM” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 37) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 48: Speaker Distance

    x SB SPK (Surround back speakers) When the surround speakers are set to “NO”, the surround back speakers are also automatically set to “NO” and the setting cannot be changed. • NO If you have not connected a surround back speaker, select “NO”.
  • Page 49: Surround Speaker Position

    x SBR DIST. (Surround back right speaker distance) Lets you set the distance from your listening position to the surround back speakers. You can only select this parameter when the surround back speakers are set to “SINGLE” in SYSTEM menu. You can only select this parameter when the surround back speakers are set to “DUAL”...
  • Page 50: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically (a. Cal Menu)

    Surround speaker position is designed specifically for implementation of the CINEMA STUDIO EX modes. For other sound fields, speaker position is not so critical. Those sound fields were designed under the premise that the surround speakers would be located behind the listening position, but presentation remains fairly consistent even with the surround speakers positioned at a rather wide angle.
  • Page 51: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Enjoying Surround Sound Enjoying Dolby Digital and DTS Surround sound (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT) The Auto Format Direct (A.F.D.) mode allows you to listen to higher fidelity sound and select the decoding mode for listening to a 2 channel stereo sound as multi channel sound. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER...
  • Page 52 Types of A.F.D. mode A.F.D. mode Multi channel [Display] audio after decoding A.F.D. AUTO (Detecting [A.F.D. AUTO] automatically) PRO LOGIC 4 channel [DOLBY PL] PRO LOGIC II MOVIE 5 channel [PLII MV] PRO LOGIC II MUSIC 5 channel [PLII MS] PRO LOGIC II GAME 5 channel [PLII GM]...
  • Page 53: Selecting A Pre-programmed Sound Field

    If you connect a sub woofer This receiver will generate a low frequency signal for output to the sub woofer when there is no LFE signal, which is a low-pass sound effect output from a sub woofer to a 2 channel signal.
  • Page 54 * You can only select this sound field if the headphones are connected to the receiver. Effect Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment “Cary Grant Theater” cinema production studio. This is a standard mode, great for watching almost any type of movie.
  • Page 55: Using Only The Front Speakers (2ch Stereo)

    Notes • The effects provided by the virtual speakers may cause increased noise in the playback signal. • When listening with sound fields that employ the virtual speakers, you will not be able to hear any sound coming directly from the surround speakers. •...
  • Page 56: Listening To The Sound Without Any Adjustment (analog Direct)

    Listening to the sound without any adjustment (ANALOG DIRECT) You can switch the audio of the selected input to two channel analog input. This function enables you to enjoy high quality analog sources. When using this function, only the volume and front speaker balance can be adjusted.
  • Page 57: Tuner Operations

    Tuner Operations Listening to FM/AM radio 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 26). The tuning scale for direct tuning differs depending on the area code as shown in the following table.
  • Page 58: Presetting Radio Stations

    Direct tuning Enter the frequency of a station directly by using the numeric buttons. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE THEATER DVD/BD AUTO CAL D.TUNING >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR Press TUNER repeatedly to select the FM or AM band. You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver.
  • Page 59: Tuning To Preset Stations

    Press MEMORY. You can also use MEMORY/ENTER on the receiver. “MEMORY” lights up for a few seconds. Perform steps 4 and 5 before “MEMORY” goes out. Press the numeric buttons to select a preset number. You can also press PRESET + or PRESET –...
  • Page 60: Naming Preset Stations

    Naming preset stations VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE >10 MEMORY 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ OPTIONS DISPLAY RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME Press TUNER repeatedly to select the FM or AM band. You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver. Tune in the preset station you want to create an index name for (page 59).
  • Page 61: Listening To The Xm Radio

    Listening to the XM Radio ABOUT XM RADIO FOR U.S. & CANADIAN PRODUCTS XM Radio offers an extraordinary variety of commercial-free music, plus the best in premier sports, news, talk radio, stand-up comedy, children’s and entertainment programming. XM is broadcast in superior digital audio quality from coast to coast.
  • Page 62 Connecting the XM Radio Before operating the system, connect the XM Mini-Tuner and Home Dock to the XM jack. XM jack ANTENNA OPTICAL OPTICAL VIDEO COAXIAL DIGITAL (ASSIGNABLE) AUDIO DC5V 0.7A MAX DMPORT SA-CD/CD/CD-R Note To ensure optimal reception of XM’s satellite signal, move your antenna to various window locations around your home to see where the best reception will be received.
  • Page 63: Signal Strength

    While checking the parameter, aim your antenna to where the best reception will be received. For details on the parameter, see “Signal strength” below. Signal strength Signal Signal type strength Satellite Good S–3 Marginal S–2 Weak S–1 None S–0 When you have finished Press AMP MENU.
  • Page 64: Display Description

    Display Description 2 (two) 5 (five) 6 (six) 8 (eight) 0 (zero) Receiving XM Radio broadcasts VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE THEATER DVD/BD AUTO CAL D.TUNING MEMORY AMP MENU >10 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS TV VOL MASTER VOL RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME TV CH –...
  • Page 65: Direct Tuning

    Selecting channels from a category (CATEGORY TUNING) You can select a channel from one category or all the categories by changing the category mode. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATER DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER...
  • Page 66: Presetting Xm Radio Channels

    Press the numeric buttons to enter the channel number. Press ENTER. You can also use MEMORY/ENTER on the receiver. The selected channel is tune in. Displaying the XM Radio information on the front panel display TUNING MODE TUNING SPEAKERS (OFF/A/B) AUTO CAL MIC MEMORY/ CATEGORY...
  • Page 67 Press MEMORY. You can also use MEMORY/ENTER on the receiver. Press the numeric buttons to select a preset number. You can also select the number by pressing PRESET + or PRESET –. You can also turn TUNING + or TUNING – on the receiver. Preset numbers from 1 to 30 are available, and channel 1 is preset for all the preset numbers when you purchase the receiver.
  • Page 68 XM Radio messages list Message Explanation appears ANTENNA The XM antenna is not connected to the XM Mini- Tuner Dock or the XM antenna cable is damaged. UNAUTH You selected an XM channel that is blocked or cannot be received with your XM subscription package.
  • Page 69: Control For Hdmi

    HDMI function for “BRAVIA” Sync To use “BRAVIA” Sync, set the Control for HDMI function as explained below. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function with an HDMI cable (not supplied), operation is simplified as follows: •...
  • Page 70 0.7A MAX DMPORT SA-CD/CD/CD-R A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. B Optical digital cord (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) Connect at least one of the audio cords (B or C).
  • Page 71: Preparing Control For Hdmi Function

    Preparing Control for HDMI function This receiver supports the Control for HDMI- Easy Setting function. This function is only available for certain types of TV. When you perform the Control for HDMI-Easy Setting from the TV, the Control for HDMI setting on this receiver will automatically change accordingly.
  • Page 72: Watching A Dvd (one-touch Play)

    To set Control for HDMI >10 MEMORY 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ OPTIONS DISPLAY RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME TV CH – – CATEGORY + PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE < < Press AMP MENU. “1-LEVEL” appears on the display. Press V/v repeatedly to select “6-VIDEO”.
  • Page 73: Enjoying The Tv Sound From The Speakers Connected To The Receiver (system Audio Control)

    Enjoying the TV sound from the speakers connected to the receiver (System Audio Control) You can enjoy the TV sound from the speakers connected to the receiver by a simple operation. You can operate System Audio Control function using the TV menu. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV.
  • Page 74: Turning Off The Receiver With The Tv (system Power Off)

    Turning off the receiver with the TV (System Power Off) When you turn the TV off by using the POWER button on the TV’s remote, the receiver and the connected components turn off automatically. You can also use the receiver’s remote to turn off the TV.
  • Page 75: Other Operations

    Other Operations Switching between digital and analog audio (INPUT MODE) When you connect components 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 76: Enjoying The Digital Media Port (dmport)

    Press V/v repeatedly to select the input (“SAT- DVD” in the example) you want to assign to the digital audio input jack selected in step 6. When “DVD” input is selected, the sound of the DVD player will become a digital sound through the OPTICAL SAT IN jack.
  • Page 77: Connecting The Digital Media Port Adapter

    Connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter You can listen to the sound and view the images from the component connected through the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter to the DMPORT jack on the receiver. DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter A Video cord (not supplied) To detach the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter from DMPORT jack...
  • Page 78: Naming Inputs

    Listening/watching a connected component through DMPORT connection Press DMPORT. You can also use the INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver to select “DMPORT”. Start playback of the connected component. The sound is played back on the receiver and the image appears on the TV. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter.
  • Page 79: Changing The Display

    Changing the display You can check the sound field, etc., by changing the information on the display. Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for this operation. Press DISPLAY repeatedly. Each time you press the button, the display changes cyclically as follows.
  • Page 80: Recording Using The Receiver

    Recording using the receiver You can record from an audio/video component using the receiver. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your recording component. Recording onto a CD-R You can record onto a CD-R using the receiver. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your CD recorder.
  • Page 81: Using The Remote

    (command mode BD1) Blu-ray disc recorder (command mode BD3) Not assigned Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 2 or VTR 3 setting which corresponds to 8 mm and VHS respectively. Sony DVD recorders are operated with a DVD1 or DVD3 setting.
  • Page 82: Additional Information

    C are combined and transmitted together. x Digital Cinema Sound (DCS) A unique sound reproduction technology for home theater developed by Sony, in cooperation with Sony Pictures Entertainment, for enjoying the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters at home. With this “Digital Cinema Sound”...
  • Page 83 Sony, and is a trademark of Sony. xvYCC is an international standard for color space in video. This standard can express a wider color range...
  • Page 84: Precautions

    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 85: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the receiver, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Audio There is no sound, no matter which component is selected, or only a very low-level sound is heard. •...
  • Page 86 There is no sound, or only a very low- level sound is heard from the center/ surround/surround back speakers. • Select a CINEMA STUDIO EX mode (page 54). • Adjust the speaker level (page 33). • Make sure the center/surround speakers are set to either “SMALL”...
  • Page 87 HDMI The source sound input to the HDMI jack on the receiver is not output from the receiver or the TV speaker. • Check the HDMI connection. • You cannot listen to the Super Audio CD by connecting HDMI. • Depending on the playback component, you may need to set up the component.
  • Page 88: Error Messages

    Refer to the following Ground wire (not supplied) table to solve the problem. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. If an error message appears while you perform Auto Calibration, see “Error and warning codes” (page 31) to solve the problem.
  • Page 89: Specifications

    If the problem persist Consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. Reference sections for clearing the receiver’s memory...
  • Page 90 Inputs Analog Sensitivity: 500 mV/ 50 kohms : 96 dB (A, 500 mV Digital (Coaxial) Impedance: 75 ohms S/N: 100 dB (A, 20 kHz LPF) Digital (Optical) S/N: 100 dB (A, 20 kHz LPF) Outputs (Analog) AUDIO OUT Voltage: 500 mV/10 kohms SUB WOOFER Voltage: 2 V/1 kohm...
  • Page 91: Index

    Index Numerics 2 channel 55 2CH STEREO 55 5.1 channel 14 7.1 channel 14 AUTO CALIBRATION 29 AUTO FORMAT DIRECT (A.F.D.) 51 Blu-ray disc player connecting 20 playback 36 Camcorder connecting 24 CD player connecting 18 playback 35 CD recorder connecting 18 Control for HDMI connecting 70...
  • Page 92 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...

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