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Integrated Remote
Commander
Operating Instructions
RM-NX7000
©2004 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 3-254-727-11(1) Integrated Remote Commander Operating Instructions RM-NX7000 ©2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3 Commander or the manual accompanying it in whole or in part, or renting the software without the permission of the copyright holder. • In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damages, or loss of profits, including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with this Remote Commander.
  • Page 4 Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. RM-NX7000 Serial No. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Features ... 8 Getting Started Unpacking ... 11 Preparing RM-NX7000 ... 12 Charging ... 14 Using the touch panel display ... 16 Calibrating the touch panel display (ALIGNMENT) ... 16 Location and Function of Controls ... 17 Screen layout and elements ...
  • Page 6 Continued Customizing the Component display (COMPONENT EDIT) ... 88 Changing the assignment of a function key (MOVE) ... 89 Deleting a function key (DELETE) ... 92 Setting the skin (key appearance and color) and the label (name) of a function key (SKIN/LABEL) ...
  • Page 7 Easy selection of a series of actions (macro) programmed for Zapping (ZAPPING) Outline of Zapping ... 172 What is Zapping? ... 172 Editing the Zapping function ... 174 About the edit display for Zapping ... 174 Step 1: Creating a Zapping group ... 176 Step 2: Creating a Zapping element ...
  • Page 8: Features

    Features The multi functional remote control, RM-NX7000, allows you to control multiple AV components, lighting equipment, and air-conditioners with one remote control. The following features are provided. Easy to use interface 65,536 color operation display The Remote Commander is equipped with a vividly clear 65,536 color TFT LCD operation display for comfortable operation.
  • Page 9 <http://www.sony.com/productregistration> Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic mailings about software upgrades, new products, services and other important announcements. Thank you. If you have any questions about this product, contact: www.sony.com/nxremotesupport or Sony Remote Support Line 1-(866)-922-7669...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started...
  • Page 11: Unpacking

    Unpacking Check the accessories in the package before using the Remote Commander. • Remote Commander RM-NX7000 (1) • AC power adaptor (1) • Stylus (1) • Operating Instructions (1, this manual) • Brochure (1) • Warranty Card (1) • Other printed materials (1 set) •...
  • Page 12: Preparing Rm-Nx7000

    Preparing RM-NX7000 After checking the contents of the package, start up the Remote Commander. The procedure to start up the Remote Commander is explained here. Charge the Remote Commander, connecting the supplied AC power adaptor. Be sure to charge the Remote Commander when using it for the first time.
  • Page 13 When the display for the alignment appears, calibrate the touch key display. The Home display appears, and the Remote Commander is ready to operate. Then, let’s start up the Remote Commander! Then, let’s start up the Remote Commander! For details, see page 16.
  • Page 14: Charging

    Charging Charge the Remote Commander using the supplied Battery charging stand. The Remote Commander can also be charged by connecting the supplied AC power adaptor directly without using the Battery charging stand. Notes • Be sure to charge the Remote Commander when you use it for the first time. •...
  • Page 15 Charging without using the Battery charging stand Connect the AC power adaptor directly to the DC IN jack of the Remote Commander. You can operate the Remote Commander while charging it. Notes • After starting up, charging continues. Do not disconnect the AC power adaptor until charging is complete and be disappears.
  • Page 16: Using The Touch Panel Display

    Using the touch panel display Calibrating the touch panel display (ALIGNMENT) Tap the center of the marks sequentially with the supplied Stylus. We say “tap” about pressing lightly on the display with the Stylus. When you tap the center of the display, calibration of the display is complete and the Home display appears.
  • Page 17: Location And Function Of Controls

    Location and Function of Controls In this section, names and functions of parts and controls on RM-NX7000 are explained. Software keys on the touch panel screen are called function keys, and hardware buttons on the Remote Commander are called function buttons. Remote Commander RM-NX7000 (front panel) INTEGRATED REMOTE COMMANDER...
  • Page 18 Continued 4 OK button and Cursor Control buttons Used to operate the menu display of a component being controlled by the Remote Commander. 5 MENU button Shows the menu display of a component being controlled by the Remote Commander. 6 EXIT button Exits the menu of a component being controlled by the Remote Commander.
  • Page 19 About the Automatic-Off function of the display If you do not use the Remote Commander for 10 minutes, indications on the display turn off automatically even if you do not press the COMMANDER OFF button (Automatic-Off function of the display). To turn on the display again, press any button except the COMMANDER OFF, or the touch panel display.
  • Page 20 Continued qk Infrared emitter ql RESET button Used to restart the Remote Commander. Press this button with the supplied Stylus when the Remote Commander does not work at all even if you press the touch panel display. Make sure not to press this button when the touch panel display works normally.
  • Page 21: Screen Layout And Elements

    Screen layout and elements Operation mode display This is the display used for operating your component. If you press a respective Component key shown in the Home display, function keys for the selected component appear. Home Display The Home display appears when the HOME button is pressed. 1 Display name/ Page number The name of the currently shown display and the page number (current page/total pages) are shown.
  • Page 22 Continued Component display A Component display appears when a Component key in the Home display is pressed. Function keys to control the component are assigned to the Component display. Setting mode display This is the display used for setting the Remote Commander. If you press the [SET] key shown on the upper right-hand of the display for 2 seconds or longer, the Set display for entering the setting mode appears.
  • Page 23 2 [EXIT] key Press to return to the previous mode display. 3 Setting keys Press to set up each setting. [PRESET] key Press to change a component preset code (page 43). Setting items: [SOLUTION] (page 45) [SEARCH] (page 50) [HOME EDIT] key Press to customize the Home display (page 67).
  • Page 24 Continued [SYSTEM] key Press to set the function of the Remote Commander (“Memory Stick”, display indication, etc.) (pages 206, 212). Setting items: [MEMORY STICK] (page 206) [CLOCK] (page 220) [LOCK] (page 223) [TIMER] key Press to set the timer (page 129). Setting items: [PROGRAM EDIT] (page 129) z Tip...
  • Page 25: Setting Up The Remote Commander Using "Navitus Design

    Setting up the Remote Commander using “NAVITUS Design” Installing “NAVITUS Design” software contained in the supplied CD- ROM on your computer, you can set up the Remote Commander with your computer. “NAVITUS Design” makes complex settings such as “Macro” (page 113) or “Zapping” (page 172) easy, and also provides various convenient functions that can be set up only on the computer.
  • Page 26 Continued Installing “NAVITUS Design” Follow the instructions below to install. Notes • Do not copy the “NAVITUS Design” folder in the supplied CD-ROM to a computer. • On Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows XP, logon with the ID authorized as the computer administrator when installing “NAVITUS Design.”...
  • Page 27 Installing the USB driver To connect a computer and the Remote Commander using the supplied USB cable, installing the USB driver to the computer is necessary. Follow the instructions below to install. Notes • If the AC power adaptor is not connected to the Remote Commander, USB cannot be detected by the computer even if the USB cable is connected.
  • Page 28 Continued Select “Install the software automatically [Recommended]”, then click [Next]. Installing of the USB driver starts. The “Completing the Found New Hardware Wizard” display appears when the installation is complete. Click [Finish]. Installing of the USB driver finishes. For Windows 2000 users Close all software running on Windows.
  • Page 29 Click [Finish]. Installing of the USB driver finishes. For Windows Millennium Edition users Close all software running on Windows. Insert the supplied CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive of the computer. After a moment, “InstallShield Wizard” of “NAVITUS Design” appears. Click [Cancel] to close “InstallShield Wizard” of “NAVITUS Design.” Connect a computer and the Remote Commander using the supplied USB cable.
  • Page 30 Continued For Windows 98 Second Edition users Close all software running on Windows. Insert the supplied CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive of the computer. After a moment, “InstallShield Wizard” of “NAVITUS Design” appears. Click [Cancel] to close “InstallShield Wizard” of “NAVITUS Design.” Connect a computer and the Remote Commander using the supplied USB cable.
  • Page 31 Mark only the check box of “Specify a location”, then click [Browse]. The “browse for Folder” dialog box appears. Select the “Driver” folder in “CD- ROM drive (NAVITUS)”, then click [OK]. The display returns to the display for specifying a driver location. Click [Next].
  • Page 32 Continued Starting up “NAVITUS Design 1.0” On Windows XP Click the [Start] button on Windows, and point to [All Programs]. Click [Sony NAVITUS] then [NAVITUS Design 1.0]. On Windows other than XP Click the [Start] button on Windows, and point to [Programs]. Click [Sony NAVITUS] then [NAVITUS Design 1.0].
  • Page 33 Using “NAVITUS Design”– Help You can set up the Remote Commander by operating “NAVITUS Design”, referring to the detailed instructions provided in Help. Starting Help Start up “NAVITUS Design”, then click [Help] on the menu bar and select [NAVITUS Design help]. How to use Help Click one of the tabs: [Contents], [Index] or [Search], and check the information you need.
  • Page 34 Continued Click [NAVITUS Design 1.0] in the “Currently Installed Programs” list, then click [Change/Remove]. “InstallShield Wizard” of “NAVITUS Design” appears. Select “Remove”, then click [Next]. The confirmation message of deleting the selected program (“NAVITUS Design”) appears. Click [OK]. The uninstallation of “NAVITUS Design” starts. The display of completing the uninstallation appears when the uninstallation is complete.
  • Page 35 Click [Finish]. Uninstalling of “NAVITUS Design” finishes. For Windows Millennium Edition/Windows 98 Second Edition users Click [Start], [Settings] then [Control Panel]. The “Control Panel” window appears. Double-click [Add/Remove Programs]. The “Add/Remove Programs Properties” dialog box appears. Click [NAVITUS Design 1.0] in the list of programmes for automatic removal, and then click [Add/Remove].
  • Page 36: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations...
  • Page 37: Basic Operations Of The Remote Commander

    Tip The Remote Commander is preset at the factory to control most Sony components. To use certain Sony components or components other than Sony’s, see “Programming the preset codes of components (PRESET)” (page 42) and program the component preset codes for the Remote Commander.
  • Page 38 Continued Press a function key on the Component display or a button on the Remote Commander. For example, press the [TV POWER] key. The remote control signal is sent to the component you want to operate (in this case, a TV), and the component functions. To change the page of the display Press the NEXT button on the Remote Commander to display the next page, or press the BACK button to display the previous one.
  • Page 39: Entering The Set Display (Setting Mode)

    Entering the Set display (Setting mode) You can customize the Remote Commander’s display to your preference by changing key design or programming complex operations for a single key. Each setting can be performed in the corresponding setting mode. As it is necessary to use the Set display for setting, how to enter the Set display and how certain keys function in each setting display are explained here.
  • Page 40: Inputting Letters (Label Setting)

    Continued Inputting letters (label setting) The basic operations to input letters is explained here. Letters can be input in the label (name) setting display by pressing the keyboard using the supplied Stylus. The label setting display appears when creating a new key or changing a key label already set.
  • Page 41 Notes • You cannot use certain keys depending on the genre of label. Keys that cannot be used appear pressed. If you press one of these keys, a beep sounds twice. • You cannot set a label having no letters. •...
  • Page 42: Programming The Preset Codes Of Components (Preset)

    Programming of the preset code is required in the following cases: – To use a Sony component that is not registered to the Remote Commander by the default setting – To use a component other than Sony’s New components can be registered to the Remote Commander by downloading their preset codes from the web site and programming for the Remote Commander.
  • Page 43: Programming A Preset Code

    Programming a preset code Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [PRESET] key. Press a Component key you want to program a preset code for. The programming method selection display appears.
  • Page 44 Continued Press the [SOLUTION], [BRAND] or [SEARCH] key to select a method of programming. There are three methods to program the preset code. For details on each method, go to the page indicated below. Try [SOLUTION] first. If the preset code cannot be confirmed with [SOLUTION], try [BRAND], then [SEARCH].
  • Page 45 When programming of a preset code is complete The display returns to the Component key selection display (step 3, page 43). To program another component successively Repeat the procedure from step 3 on page 43. To perform other settings after finishing the setting of programming a preset code Press the [EXIT] key.
  • Page 46 Continued Following the on-screen instructions, press and hold down the button of the remote control of the AV component to be registered until a beep sounds. The preset code found by the Remote Commander appears in the display. If a beep sounds five times —...
  • Page 47 When two or more preset codes are detected The display on the right appears. Program a preset code by performing one of the following ways. z Tip If you press the [CANCEL] key, the preset code will not be programmed and the display will return to the programming method selection display (step 1 on page 45).
  • Page 48 Continued Programming a preset code using the list of brand preset codes (BRAND) The following steps are continued from step 4 on page 44. Programming a preset code of a TV component is explained here. Press the [BRAND] key in the programming method selection display.
  • Page 49 When the component to be registered does not function properly The selected preset code may be incorrect. Select again the preset code by pressing the [v] or [V] key, aim the Remote Commander at the component to be registered, and then press the [TEST] key again. z Tips •...
  • Page 50 Continued Programming a preset code using the list of component preset codes (SEARCH) The following steps are continued from step 4 on page 44. Programming a preset code of a TV component is explained here. Press the [SEARCH] key in the programming method selection display.
  • Page 51 When the component to be registered does not function properly The selected preset code may be incorrect. Select again the preset code by pressing the [v] or [V] key, aim the Remote Commander at the component to be registered, and then press the [TEST] key again. Repeat this operation until the component to be registered functions properly.
  • Page 52: Using The Direct Access Buttons (Direct Access)

    Using the Direct Access buttons (DIRECT ACCESS) The Direct Access buttons are shortcuts to skip to given displays from the home display. If you program a Direct Access button to jump to the desired page, the page will appear by just pressing the Direct Access button. You can also change the labels (names) of the Direct Access buttons.
  • Page 53 Press the tag of a Direct Access button you want to set the label to. For example, set the label by pressing the [Button1] tag. Note You cannot select a tag, even if you press a Direct Access button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 54 Continued When the label setting is complete, press the [OK] key. The label setting of the Direct Access button is confirmed and the display returns to step 3. z Tip If you press the [CANCEL] key, the label will not be set and the display will return to step 3. To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer.
  • Page 55: Programming An Action To Skip To The Desired Page For A Direct Access Button

    Programming an action to skip to the desired page for a Direct Access button You can program a series of actions (macro) for the Direct Access buttons. If you program an action to skip to the desired page for a Direct Access button, you can jump to your favorite page just by pressing the button.
  • Page 56 Continued Press the [DIRECT ACCESS MACRO] key. A message for confirming of deleting a macro appears. If you press [YES] key, a macro that has already been programmed will be deleted, and a new macro will be programmed. If you press the [NO] key, the display returns to step 3.
  • Page 57 Press the [OK] key. The display returns to step 3. The setting for jumping to the first page of the TV/DVD component by pressing the MOTHER button is programmed. z Tips • If you press the [CANCEL] key, the macro will not be set and the display will return to step 3.
  • Page 58: Programming Remote Control Signals For A Key Or Button - Learning Function (Learn)

    Programming remote control signals for a key or button – Learning function (LEARN) You can teach remote control signals for an component to any of the programmable function keys on the Component display, and buttons on the Remote Commander. Using this learning function, you can set the Remote Commander to operate components or to have functions of components when they are not controllable even if you have programmed the preset codes.
  • Page 59 Press the [LEARN] key. Press the Component key whose component display includes the key you want to teach. For example, press the [TV] key. Place the Remote Commander head to head with the remote control of the component whose signal is to be learned. Remote control of the AV component Press the function key or...
  • Page 60 Continued Programming remote control signals for a key or button – Learning function (LEARN) Notes • Function keys that are not learnable appear pressed. If you press one of these keys, a beep sounds twice. Or if you select a function key which has already learned a remote control signal, a function key for which a macro has been programmed or a function key which has been set as the reference key for Alias, a message appears according to the respective setting contents.
  • Page 61 Note on when teaching a signal to an Alias key/button An Alias key/button is set to refer to the setting contents of another key/button and work the same as the reference key/button. When you teach an Alias button, a message appears and prompts you to select either the button you pressed or the reference key/button of the pressed button to teach a signal to.
  • Page 62: For Accurate Learning

    • When you teach signals of an interactive signal exchange system remote control unit (supplied with some Sony tuners, amplifiers and receivers) to the Remote Commander, the response signal of the main unit may interfere with learning of the Remote Commander.
  • Page 63 Notes on learning the signals of an air-conditioner About seasonal adjustments If you change the seasonal settings of your air-conditioner, you have to teach the remote control signals of the new settings to the Remote Commander. If the power-on/off operation does not work correctly If the Remote Commander operates only “ON”...
  • Page 64: Deleting The Learned Remote Control Signal

    Continued Programming remote control signals for a key or button – Learning function (LEARN) Deleting the learned remote control signal You can delete the remote control signal that a key or button has learned. When the learned signal is deleted, the key or button returns to the status before learning.
  • Page 65 If you want to delete all learned data Press the [YES] key. The data deleting message appears. When deletion is complete, the display returns to step 4. If you do not want to delete all learned data Press the [NO] key. Learned data will not be deleted and the display will return to the previous one.
  • Page 66: Customizing The Display

    Customizing the Display...
  • Page 67: Customizing The Home Display (Home Edit)

    Customizing the Home display (HOME EDIT) You can change the assignment of the Component keys in the Home display, and the labels of the Component keys. Also, you can add a new page to the Home display if necessary. Customize the Home display as you prefer. Start editing of the Component keys or the Home display screen from the Home Edit display.
  • Page 68 Continued Customizing the Home display (HOME EDIT) The Home display can also be customized easily with a computer by using the supplied application “NAVITUS Design.” You can enjoy customizing the Home display screen by importing pictures from the computer and set them to the keys, for example. “NAVITUS Design”...
  • Page 69: Changing The Assignment Of A Component Key (Move)

    Changing the assignment of a Component key (MOVE) The assignment of the Component keys can be changed. You can assign a component you often use to the first page, or assign AV components used together to nearby keys. z Tip It is recommended to add a new page using the [PAGE] function (page 85) before moving a Component key, so that you can change the assignment of Component keys after empty space is created by moving a Component key to an added page.
  • Page 70 Continued Press the position to which the Component key is to be moved. To move the Component key to another page of the Home display Press the NEXT/BACK button to change the page, then press the position the Component key is to be moved to. For example, let’s change the position of the [RCVR] and [TV/SAT] key.
  • Page 71 z Tip If you press the [CANCEL] key without pressing the position the Component key is to be moved to, the display returns to step 4. Note If you press a position that cannot be specified as the position the Component key is to be moved to (the Component key selected to be moved that appears pressed, or positions except Component keys and empty space), a beep sounds twice.
  • Page 72: Deleting A Component Key (Delete)

    Continued Deleting a Component key (DELETE) Unnecessary Component keys can be deleted from the Home display. Once a Component key is deleted, all the programmed data and settings for the component (the Component display, function keys, data on function buttons) are deleted.
  • Page 73 Press the [YES] key. The selected Component key is deleted, the display returns to step 4. If you do not want to delete the Component key, press the [NO] key. The Component key will not be deleted, and the display returns to step 4. To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer.
  • Page 74: Setting The Skin (Key Appearance And Color) And The Label (Name) Of The Component Key (Skin/Label)

    Continued Setting the skin (key appearance and color) and the label (name) of the Component key (SKIN/LABEL) You can set the skin (key appearance and color) and the label shown on the Component key. For the skin setting, select from the provided skins for the Component key. For the label setting, you can set the letter size and color in addition to the label name shown on the Component key.
  • Page 75 Press a Component key whose skin (key appearance and color) and label you want to set. The display for the skin setting appears. z Tip If you press the Direct Access button, you cannot set the skin. In this case, go to the label setting in step 6.
  • Page 76 Continued Set the label of the Component key. Input letters to the label in the label setting display by pressing the keyboard using the supplied Stylus. For inputting letters to the label, see “Inputting letters (label setting)” (pages 40 - 41). Specified settings to the label of the Component key besides the information described on pages 40 - 41 are as follows.
  • Page 77: Copying A Component Key (Duplicate)

    Copying a Component key (DUPLICATE) You can create a new Component key by copying an existing Component key. If you duplicate a Component key, a new Component key with the same preset code and function buttons as an existing Component key is created. It is convenient to create a new Component key by changing partially the setting contents of an existing Component key.
  • Page 78 Continued If you want to change a component preset code Press the [YES] key. For details on programming of a preset code, see “Programming the preset codes of components (PRESET)” (page 42). When the preset setting is complete, go to step 6. If you do not want to change a preset code Press the [NO] key.
  • Page 79 z Tips • A new Component key created by copying has the same skin as the copied Component key. If you want to change the skin of a new Component key created by copying, set the skin again. For details, see “Setting the skin (key appearance and color) and the label (name) of the Component key (SKIN/LABEL)”...
  • Page 80: Creating A New Component Key (New)

    Continued Creating a new Component key (NEW) You can create a new Component key in the Home display. There are two methods to create a new Component key. • Create a key programmed with a preset code of a specific component •...
  • Page 81 To create a Component key without programming a preset code of a component Select “NONE” from the AV component list in the display and then go to step 6. Select a method to program a preset code (PRESET) for the Component key, and then program a preset code.
  • Page 82 Continued Customizing the Home display (HOME EDIT) To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or press the [EXIT] key repeatedly until the Home display is shown.
  • Page 83: Creating An Alias Component Key (Alias)

    Creating an Alias Component key (ALIAS) An Alias Component key is a Component key that operates by referring to the setting contents of another component. For example, if you create an Alias key that refers to the TV Component key, you can create a Component key having the same setting contents as the existing TV Component key.
  • Page 84 Continued Set the label of the Alias Component key to be created. For details on setting the label, see “Inputting letters (label setting)” (pages 40 - 41). Note You cannot set the same label name as the reference Component key or another existing Component key, regardless of whether characters are upper or lowercase.
  • Page 85: Adding/Deleting A Page Of The Home Display (Page)

    Adding/deleting a page of the Home display (PAGE) You can add or delete a page of the Home display. You can add a page of the Home display, if there is no space to assign a key when you want to create a Component key, or if you want to group Component keys by page as you prefer.
  • Page 86 Continued Confirm that a page will be added, and press the [OK] key. A new page is not added yet here, and the display returns to step 4. Press the [OK] key. A new page is added to the last of the Home display, and the display returns to step 3.
  • Page 87 Press the NEXT button to select the page you want to delete, and then press the [OK] key. Press the NEXT button to display the next page, or press the BACK button to display the previous one. All Component keys appear pressed.
  • Page 88: Customizing The Component Display (Component Edit)

    Customizing the Component display (COMPONENT EDIT) You can change the assignment of function keys in a Component display, and the labels of function keys. Also, you can add a new page to the Component display if necessary. Customize the Component display as you prefer. Start editing of function keys or the Component display screen from the Component Edit display.
  • Page 89: Changing The Assignment Of A Function Key (Move)

    The Component display can also be customized easily with a computer by using the supplied application “NAVITUS Design.” You can enjoy customizing the Component display screen by importing pictures from the computer and set them to the keys or wallpaper, for example. Changing the assignment of a function key (MOVE) The assignment of function keys can be changed.
  • Page 90 Continued Press the key you want to move. For example, press the [DISPLAY] key. The selected key appears pressed. To move the key in the Trash can page Press the NEXT/BACK button on the Remote Commander to display the Trash can page.
  • Page 91 Press the position you want to move the function key to. If the position you pressed has enough empty space to assign the function key you want to move, the key moves there. To move other function keys successively, repeat steps 5 and 6. For example, select the space on the upper left in the page 2/5 of TV as the destination.
  • Page 92: Deleting A Function Key (Delete)

    Continued Deleting a function key (DELETE) You can delete a function key shown in the Component display. If there are any unnecessary function keys after setting or customizing, you can delete them. The deleted key is once stored in the Trash can page. To delete the function key completely, delete the key in the Trash can page.
  • Page 93 Press the [DELETE] key. Press the Component key that includes the function key you want to delete. Keys that can be deleted appear released (normal appearance). Keys having learned data blink indicating that the learning signal can be deleted. You can change a page of the display with the NEXT/BACK button on the Remote Commander.
  • Page 94 Continued To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or press the [EXIT] key repeatedly until the Home display is shown. Erasing the data programmed for a function button The data programmed for a function button (learned signal, macro, Zapping group) can be erased, and the function button will return to its default setting.
  • Page 95 To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or press the [EXIT] key repeatedly until the Home display is shown.
  • Page 96 Continued To erase all learned data set to the keys/buttons in a component You can erase all learned data by specifying the component on the Remote Commander. This operation erases all learned data you programmed to the function keys/buttons for a specific component. Note Keys that refer to another key will not function properly if the reference key (for Alias or macro) is deleted.
  • Page 97: Setting The Skin (Key Appearance And Color) And The Label (Name) Of A Function Key (Skin/Label)

    Setting the skin (key appearance and color) and the label (name) of a function key (SKIN/LABEL) You can set the skin (key appearance and color) and the label displayed on a function key. For the skin setting, select from the provided skins for a function key. For the label setting, you can set the letter size and color in addition to the label name shown on a function key.
  • Page 98 Continued Press a function key whose skin and label you want to set. The display for the skin setting appears. z Tips • You can change a page of the display with the NEXT/BACK button on the Remote Commander. • Function keys to which you cannot set the skin appear pressed and cannot be selected.
  • Page 99 Set the label to be displayed on the function key. Input letters to the label in the label setting display by pressing the keyboard using the supplied Stylus. For inputting letters to the label, see “Inputting letters (label setting)” (pages 40 - 41).
  • Page 100: Setting A Function Key Of Another Component To A Component Display (Alias)

    Continued Setting a function key of another component to a Component display (ALIAS) You can create an Alias key in the Component display. The Alias key in created so that it refers to the setting contents of another function key and works in the same way as the reference key. For example, if you set a function key for TV as an Alias key in a DVD Component display, you can perform remote control operation to see a DVD image on a TV just by displaying a DVD operating display (Component display).
  • Page 101 Press the [NEW] key. To set Alias to an existing key Select a function key or a function button on the Remote Commander you want to set Alias to, and then go to step 7. Notes • Function keys to which you cannot set Alias appear pressed and cannot be selected.
  • Page 102 Continued 2 Press the function key you want to refer to. For example, press the [TV POWER] key. 3 The function key for reference is set to the Alias key, and the display returns to step 5 for other Alias key settings. When you create an Alias key, a new Alias key is added to the last page of the Component display.
  • Page 103: Setting A Wallpaper (Wallpaper)

    Setting a wallpaper (WALLPAPER) The wallpaper (background) for the Component display screen can be set by selecting from the provided Wallpapers. With the supplied application “NAVITUS Design”, you can import your original wallpaper and set it on “NAVITUS Design.” If you set the wallpaper imported on the computer to the Component display of “NAVITUS Design”...
  • Page 104 Continued Press the NEXT/BACK button on the Remote Commander to select a wallpaper. Press the [OK] key. The preview of the Component display with the selected wallpaper appears. Press the [OK] key. The selected wallpaper is set to the Component display, and the display returns to step 4.
  • Page 105: Adding/Deleting A Page Of The Component Display (Page)

    Adding/deleting a page of the Component display (PAGE) You can add or delete a page of the Component display. If you want to group keys that are usually used together, create a page, then assign those keys on the new page for easy use. You can delete an unnecessary page created by deletion of function keys.
  • Page 106 Continued Confirm that a page will be added, and press the [OK] key. A new page is not added here yet. Press the [OK] key. A new page is added to the end of the Component display, and the display returns to step 3.
  • Page 107 Deleting a page of the Component display (DELETE) Perform steps 1 to 3 in “Adding a page to the Component display (ADD)” (page 105). Press the [DELETE] key. Press the Component key that includes the page you want to delete. Press the NEXT button to select the page you want to delete, and then press the [OK] key.
  • Page 108 Continued Confirm that a page will be deleted, and press the [OK] key. A page is not deleted here yet. Press the [OK] key. Deletion of the page is complete and the display returns to the Component Edit display (step 3 on page 105). If you press the [EXIT] key, the display returns to the Component Edit display (step 3 on page 105) without deleting a page.
  • Page 109: Assigning Function Keys Of Multiple Av Components To A Component Display

    Assigning function keys of multiple AV components to a Component display The Multi component key is a Component key with which you can remotely control multiple AV components with function keys of multiple AV components assigned to one Component display. If you create a Multi component key when a DVD player is connected to a receiver and a DSP (digital surround processor), for example, you can remotely control these components in one display without switching between each component.
  • Page 110 Continued Assigning function keys of multiple AV components to a Component display Delete or move function keys in the Component display assigned to the created Alias component. Assign the function keys according to the frame space of the wallpaper changed in step 2.
  • Page 111 Customizing functions Customizing functions to create your favorite Multi Component key and reference pages are as follows. [ALIAS]: To create Alias function keys and assign them to a Component display (page 100) [SKIN/LABEL]: To set the skin and the label of a function key (page 97) [WALLPAPER]: To set a wallpaper to the Component display (page 103) [MOVE]:...
  • Page 112: Convenient Operations By Programming A Series Of Actions

    Convenient operations by programming a series of actions (macro) for a key/button...
  • Page 113: Outline Of A Series Of Actions (Macro)

    Outline of a series of actions (macro) In this section, the concept of a macro, types of macros and the setting up procedure of a macro are explained. What is a macro ? If you program a series of actions as one operation, you can transmit several remote control signals in proper order by simply pressing a key/button.
  • Page 114 Continued Types of macros and setting flow There are the three following types of macros. SYSTEM MACRO: COMPONENT MACRO: TIMER MACRO: Setting flow of System macro and Component macro Step 1: Selecting a key/button you want to program a macro for (page 115) 1 When programming a macro for a newly created function key (page 115) 2 When programming a macro for an existing function key/button (page...
  • Page 115: Programming A Series Of Actions (Macro) For A Key/Button

    Programming a series of actions (macro) for a key/button Step 1: Selecting a key/button you want to program a macro for In “Step 1”, before programming a macro procedure, how to select a key/button you want to program a macro procedure for is explained. You can create a new key or select a key/button from existing keys/buttons as the key/button a macro is to be programmed for.
  • Page 116 Continued Press the [SYSTEM MACRO] key. Press a Component key that will include the function key to be created. For example, press the [DVD] key. Press the [NEW] key. z Tip You can change a page of the display with the NEXT/BACK button.
  • Page 117 Note Make sure to set the label to a new key. The label will not be set when no letters are input even if you press the [OK] key. Go on to “Step 2: Setting a macro” (page 120). 2 When programming a macro for an existing function key/button Select a function key/button you want to program a macro for.
  • Page 118 Continued Press a function key/button a macro is to be programmed for. Notes • Function keys you cannot program a macro for appear pressed, and cannot be selected. If you press one of these keys, a beep sounds twice. • If you press a function button you cannot program a macro for, a message appears. If you press the [OK] key, the display returns to the previous one.
  • Page 119 3 When programming a macro for a Component key or a Direct Access button Select a Component key or a Direct Access button a macro is to be programmed for. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 120: Step 2: Setting A Macro

    Continued Step 2: Setting a macro The procedure to set a macro to a key/button selected in “Step 1” is explained here. In this step, program the following operations as the macro procedure for the newly created key in the DVD component in “Step 1.” Remote control operations to see a DVD image 1 Turn on the amplifier.
  • Page 121 Press the [OK] key to program the key/button of the selected component. Operation for turning on the amplifier is temporarily stored. Repeat steps 1 - 3 until you finish programming the macro procedure. For example, press the following keys to set remote control operations to watch a DVD.
  • Page 122 Continued Notes • You can program up to 128* operation steps for a macro. After programming 128 steps, the programmable macro procedure setting finishes automatically and the 128 steps you have programmed are registered as a macro. * The maximum number for operation steps to be programmed changes depending on the memory capacity.
  • Page 123 Confirm the setting contents when you program a macro. z Tip If you are using a Sony AV component, the power-on and power-off keys are assigned on the second page of the Component display. These keys are programmed with the functions to power on and power off respectively.
  • Page 124 Continued To check the settings of the system macro (function key/button) Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [COMPONENT EDIT] key. The Component edit display appears. Press the [MACRO VIEWER] key. Press the Component key that includes the function key/button you programmed a macro for.
  • Page 125 Press the key/button whose macro you want to check. The macro procedure programmed in “Step 2” is shown in the display in order. When a function key is programmed as a step, the key appears where the key is assigned in the display. When a function button is programmed, its name appears in the center of the display.
  • Page 126 Continued Press the [MACRO VIEWER] key. Press the Component key or a Direct Access button whose macro you want to check. The macro procedure is shown in the display in order. When showing is complete, the display returns to step 4. Notes •...
  • Page 127: Macro Operation Using The Timer Function

    Macro operation using the Timer function You can set the Remote Commander to perform a series of actions at a desired time. This is called a Timer macro. Create a Timer program key and program a Timer macro for the key. If a Timer macro is set to be executed, the c indicator appears at the top of the display.
  • Page 128 Continued The Program Edit display is the basic setting display to set the Timer Program key. To program the setting, return to the Program Edit display and press the [OK] key shown in the upper right of the display after setting with each setting item tag.
  • Page 129: Step 1: Creating A Timer Program Key

    Step 1: Creating a Timer program key In “Step 1”, creating a Timer program key to be programmed with a Timer macro is explained. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [TIMER] key.
  • Page 130 Continued Set the label, and then press the [OK] key. The newly created Timer program key is displayed. Input letters to the label in the label setting display by pressing the keyboard using the supplied Stylus. For inputting letters to the label, see “Inputting letters (label setting)” (pages 40 - 41).
  • Page 131 To set the label again To set the label of the Timer program key again, press the [LABEL] tag in step 4, press the Timer program key you want to set the label to, and set letters in the label setting display. Then press the [OK] key.
  • Page 132: Step 2: Setting The Time

    Continued Step 2: Setting the time In this Step, setting the day of the week and the time for starting a timer macro is explained. Press the [TIME] tag. Press a Timer program key you want to set the time the timer operation to.
  • Page 133 Set the timer execution time. “–” SUN – SAT MON – SAT MON – FRI SUN, SAT Set the [HOUR], [MINUTES] and [DAY] by pressing the [+]/[–] key. z Tip Each time you press the [+]/[–] key, the [HOUR], [MINUTES] or [DAY] is advanced/reversed by one.
  • Page 134 Continued Press the [OK] key. The setting of the time for timer operation is complete. Press the [OK] key. The timer execution time is decided, and the display returns to the Timer display (step 3 on page 129). To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer.
  • Page 135: Step 3: Programming A Macro

    Step 3: Programming a macro In this Step, how to set a macro is explained. Press the [MACRO] tag. Press a Timer program key you want to program a macro for. If you select a Timer program key already programmed with a macro The message for confirmation of deleting a macro appears.
  • Page 136 Continued Press the [OK] key. The setting of the macro procedure is complete and the display returns to the Timer display (step 3 on page 129). To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display.
  • Page 137 z Tip Progressive method for setting the Timer program You programmed the setting with the respective tag, such as [TIME], [MACRO], etc., in the method for setting explained from page 129. You can also program the settings totally after setting with all tags. Set the time and macro, etc.
  • Page 138 Continued To copy a macro programmed for another Timer program You can copy the time set with the [TIME] tag and the macro contents set with the [MACRO] tag that have already been programmed for a Timer program key to another Timer program key. This is useful when you want to execute the same macro at different times.
  • Page 139 Press a Timer program key you want to set the copied macro. For example, press the [Wake up by TV] key. The display to confirm execution of copying appears in the display. Note You cannot select the tag other than [COPY] in this step. Press the [OK] key.
  • Page 140 Continued To delete a Timer program key You can delete a Timer program key created accidentally, or a Timer program key that is no longer in use. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears.
  • Page 141 Press the [OK] key. The deletion setting is programmed, and the display returns to the Timer display (step 3 on page 129). To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display.
  • Page 142 Continued Press a Timer program key whose macro execution you want to check. The label for the Timer program key and the timer operation time are displayed, and the remote control signals of the macro programmed for the Timer program key are transmitted.
  • Page 143 Press the [ON/OFF] tag. Press a Timer program key whose execution setting you want to set to ON/OFF. If you press a Timer program key that appears normal (released), the key will appear pressed and the execution setting will be set to ON. If you press a Timer program key that appears pressed, the key will appear normal and the execution setting will be set to OFF.
  • Page 144 Continued To check the setting of a Timer macro procedure You can check the contents of a Timer macro procedure in the display. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [TIMER] key.
  • Page 145 Press the [OK] key. The display returns to step 3. To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. The setting finishes. To manually check the programmed macro procedure in order in step 5 Press the [PAUSE] key to suspend consecutive showing.
  • Page 146: Programming A Series Of Actions (Macro) For A Component List

    Programming a series of actions (macro) for a Component List...
  • Page 147: Outline Of A Component List

    Outline of a Component List In this section, the concept of a Component list is explained. What is a Component List? The Component List that is provided for each component shows what items (list elements) a component handles. You can play the contents or change channels just by selecting an item from the list.
  • Page 148: Programming A List Element

    Programming a List element About the edit display for a List element Before setting a List element, we will explain about the edit display for a List element. The following items can be set to a List element. The setting can be performed by selecting a setting item tag in the edit display for a List element.
  • Page 149 Example: To create a new List element Press the [NEW] key. Set a label in the display for the label setting, and press the [OK] key. Press the [OK] key. Example: To program the macro procedure for a List element Press the [MACRO] tag.
  • Page 150: Step 1: Creating A List Element

    Continued Step 1: Creating a List element In “Step 1”, creating an element for a Component List is explained. You can set a title, etc., to an element for a Component List. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 151 Press the [NEW] key. z Tip Whatever tag is selected, you can set the label if you press the [NEW] key. Set the label. About the label to be set for the List element For element labels, input all relevant information needed for searching or sorting.* Input the search information for each item.
  • Page 152 Continued Example: Label items for CD changer Input letters for [ALBUM], [DISC No], [ARTIST] and [GENRE] in the order. 1 Input “Blah Bla Bla” for [ALBUM]. 2 Input “05” for [DISC No]. 3 Input “Slob” for [ARTIST]. 4 Input “JAZZ” for [GENRE]. * Input letters for [GENRE] by selecting from the items previously provided.
  • Page 153 To set the label again To set the label of a List element again, press the [LABEL] tag in step 5, press the [v]/[V] key to select a List element whose label you want to change, and press the [ENTER] key. Then set the letters again in the display for the label setting, and press the [OK] key.
  • Page 154: Step 2: Programming A Macro

    Continued Step 2: Programming a macro In this step, programming a macro for a List element created in “Step 1” is explained. Press the [MACRO] tag. Press the [v] or [V] key to select an element you want to program a macro for, and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 155 z Tips • For programming a macro for a List element, press in sequence function keys and buttons you want to program as the macro procedure. Confirm the program by pressing the [OK] key for the same component. It is not necessary to press the [OK] key each time you press the individual function keys or buttons.
  • Page 156 Continued Press the Component key that includes the List element you want to delete. Press the [DELETE] tag. Press the [v] or [V] key to select a List element you want to delete, and then press the [ENTER] key. The selected List element disappears from the list.
  • Page 157: Creating A User List (User List)

    Creating a User List (USER LIST) About the edit display for a User List Collecting only your favorite List elements, you can set them to a User List key. You can create up to nine User List keys. For example, you can create a category named “MY MUSIC” that consists of only your favorite List elements of CD List.
  • Page 158 Continued Example: To create a new User List key Press the [NEW] key, and set a label for the User List key. Select a List element you want to program for the User List key. Press the [OK] key. Creating a User List (USER LIST) Example: To add a List element to the User List key Select a User List key you want to add...
  • Page 159: Creating A User List Key

    Creating a User List key Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [COMPONENT LIST] key. Press the [USER] key. Press the Component key you want to create a User List for.
  • Page 160 Continued Press the [NEW] key. z Tips • Whatever tag is selected, you can set the label if you press the [NEW] key. • For a User List key, you cannot select or change a skin. Set the label of the User List key.
  • Page 161 Press the [v] or [V] key to select a List element to be added, and then press the [ENTER] key. In this step, when you press the [ENTER] key, the color of the selected List element changes to red. (In the real settings, the color of List elements is fixed to black.) z Tip Each time you press the [v]/[V] key, the cursor moves up/down by an element.
  • Page 162 Continued To delete a User List You can delete a User List key created by mistake, or a User List key that is no longer in use. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears.
  • Page 163 Press the [OK] key. The selected User List key is deleted. The display returns to step 4. To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. The setting finishes.
  • Page 164: Adding An Element To A User List

    Continued Adding an element to a User List Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [COMPONENT LIST] key. Press the [USER] key. Press a Component key that includes the User List you want to add a User element to.
  • Page 165 Press the User List key you want to add a User element The table of the list elements programmed for the selected User List key is shown. Press the [ADD] tag. Press the [v] or [V] key to select a User element to be added to the User List, and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 166 Continued Press the [OK] key. Press the [OK] key. Adding a List element is programmed, and the display returns to step 4. To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display.
  • Page 167 Press the [EDIT] tag. Press the User List key of the User element you want to delete. The table of the list elements programmed for the selected User List key is shown. Press the [DELETE] tag. Press the [v] or [V] key to select the element you want to delete, and then press the [ENTER] key.
  • Page 168 Continued Press the [OK] key. The deletion of the List element is stored in memory. Press the [OK] key. The List element is deleted, and the display returns to step 4. To finish the setting Press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer.
  • Page 169: Using The Component List

    Using the Component List Press the List key of a component key in the Component display. For example, press the [CD LIST] key. The sort item display appears. [CD LIST] key The sort item display for the CD component appears. Press the desired sort item key.
  • Page 170 Continued Select an album and press the key. Alias keys Arrow keys: Move the cursor up/down. [ENTER] key: Confirms the element selected by the cursor and executes the macro programmed for the element. Alias keys: Refer to the [.], [N], [x] and [>] keys of the operation display of the component.
  • Page 171 Easy selection of a series of actions (macro) programmed for Zapping (ZAPPING)
  • Page 172: Outline Of Zapping

    Outline of Zapping What is Zapping? Zapping is the function to call up easily and sequentially only desired channels, enabling channel selection from multiple channels grouped by genre. For example, if you create a “NEWS” group by gathering your favorite news channels together, you can select any one channel set to this group.
  • Page 173 Using Zapping Right after the Component display appears, the label of the Zapping group “News” is shown on the Zapping viewer. Each time you press the key of the Zapping viewer on the touch panel display, the labels of the Zapping elements appear sequentially on the Zapping viewer as follows, and you can switch among news channels only.
  • Page 174: Editing The Zapping Function

    Editing the Zapping function About the edit display for Zapping Before setting the Zapping function, we explain about the edit display for Zapping. Editing the Zapping group where channels are collected is performed in the Zapping display. Editing each Zapping element that is contained in the Zapping group is performed in the Zapping Edit display.
  • Page 175 Each time the setting for a respective setting item tag shown in the edit display for a Zapping group or a Zapping element is complete, the display returns to this edit display for a Zapping group or a Zapping element. When the display returns to the edit display for a Zapping group or a Zapping element, press the [OK] key shown on the upper right of the display to decide the contents set by a respective setting item tag.
  • Page 176: Step 1: Creating A Zapping Group

    Continued Step 1: Creating a Zapping group In this step, creating a Zapping group to which Zapping elements are to be set is explained. For example, create a Zapping group named “NEWS.” Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 177 Note You cannot set the same label name as another Zapping group, regardless of whether characters are upper or lowercase. If you try to set the same label name, a beep sounds twice. Press the [OK] key. Creation of the label of the Zapping group is set.
  • Page 178: Step 2: Creating A Zapping Element

    Continued Step 2: Creating a Zapping element Create a Zapping element for the Zapping group ([NEWS] key) created in “Step 1.” z Tip If no Zapping element is set to the Zapping group, only the [end of zapping] key appears in the display.
  • Page 179 Set the label of the Zapping element. When the label setting is complete, press the [OK] key. For inputting letters to the label, see “Inputting letters (label setting)” (pages 40 - 41). Specified settings to the label of the Zapping element besides the information described on pages 40 - 41 are as follows.
  • Page 180: Step 3: Programming A Macro

    Continued Step 3: Programming a macro Program a macro for the Zapping element ([CBS] key) created in “Step 2.” Press the [EDIT] tag in the Zapping display. Press a Zapping group key that includes the Zapping element you want to program a macro for.
  • Page 181 Program a macro procedure for the Zapping element. For details on programming a macro procedure, see steps 1 - 4 in “Step 2: Setting a macro” (pages 120 - 121). z Tip Up to 128 steps (actions) can be programmed for one Zapping element.
  • Page 182: Step 4: Creating A Zapping Viewer

    Continued Step 4: Creating a Zapping viewer After creating a Zapping viewer key, you can assign a Zapping group to it. You can create up to 5 Zapping viewer keys for a component. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 183 Set the skin of the Zapping viewer. The skin for the Zapping viewer can be selected from four skins shown below. Press the NEXT button to show the next skin, and press the BACK button to show the previous skin. Note Skins appear normal (released).
  • Page 184 Continued Press the [OK] key. The Zapping viewer key is assigned on the last page of the Component display and the display returns to step 4. z Tips • If there is no space to assign a Zapping viewer key in the last page, a new page will be added and the key will be created there.
  • Page 185 Press the Zapping group you want to delete. The indiction of the Zapping group disappears. If the selected Zapping group is assigned to a Zapping viewer key or an Assign button, the message for confirmation of deleting Zapping group appears. If you press the [YES] key, the Zapping viewer key is also deleted and the setting of the Assign button returns to its preset...
  • Page 186 Continued To change the order of the Zapping elements You can change the order of the Zapping elements after you have created them. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [ZAPPING] key.
  • Page 187 Press the Zapping element key you want to move. The selected key appears pressed. For example, press the [CBS] key. Press the Zapping element key that is assigned after the place where you want to assign the Zapping element key selected in step 6. The Zapping element selected in step 6 moves to the position before the element selected in step 7.
  • Page 188 Continued To check the macro procedure of a Zapping element You can check, on the display, the contents of the macro procedure set to a Zapping element. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears.
  • Page 189 Press the Zapping element whose macro you want to check. The macro procedure is shown. About checking the macro procedure When a function key is programmed as a step, the key appears where the key is assigned in the display. When a function button is programmed, its name appears in the center of the display.
  • Page 190 Continued To delete a Zapping element You can delete a Zapping element created by mistake or a Zapping element that is no longer in use. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [ZAPPING] key.
  • Page 191 Press the Zapping element key you want to delete. The indication of the Zapping element disappears. Press the [OK] key. Press the [OK] key. The Zapping element key is deleted, and the display returns to the Set display (step 2 on page 182).
  • Page 192 Continued To delete a Zapping viewer You can delete a Zapping viewer created by mistake or a Zapping viewer that is no longer in use. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [ZAPPING VIEWER] key.
  • Page 193 Press the [OK] key. The Zapping viewer is deleted and the display returns to step 4. To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or press the [EXIT] key repeatedly until the Home display is shown.
  • Page 194 Continued To assign a Zapping viewer to a function button If you assign a Zapping group to a function button, you can perform the Zapping function with one function button. The button a Zapping group is assigned to is called an Assign button. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 195 Press a function button you want to assign a Zapping group to. If you press a function button to which the Zapping viewer cannot be assigned A message appears. A button for which learned data or a macro, etc., has been programmed cannot become an Assign button and you cannot assign the Zapping viewer to that button.
  • Page 196 Continued Press the [OK] key. Setting of the Assign button is complete and the display returns to step 4. To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or press the [EXIT] key repeatedly until the Home display is shown.
  • Page 197: Using A "Memory Stick

    Using a “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 198: About A "Memory Stick

    About a “Memory Stick” What is a “Memory Stick”? A “Memory stick” is a small and light IC recording media with a storage capacity larger than a floppy disk. It can be used in specified external connected devices or as a removable recording media for saving data, as well as a data- exchangeable media between various “Memory Stick”-compatible devices.
  • Page 199 “Memory Stick” may be damaged. Notes on use • We recommend backing up data frequently to avoid data loss. Sony is not liable for data that is lost or damaged. • You cannot use copyrighted recorded materials without permission except for personal use.
  • Page 200: Inserting A "Memory Stick

    Continued Inserting a “Memory Stick” Open the “Memory Stick” slot cover. Insert a “Memory Stick” with the label side up until a click is heard. Notes • Insert a “Memory Stick” in the correct direction. If a “Memory Stick” is forcibly inserted in the wrong direction, the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 201: Removing A "Memory Stick

    Removing a “Memory Stick” Note If you remove a “Memory Stick” while the indication of writing or reading is shown, recorded data may be deleted or damaged. Make sure that the Remote Commander is not reading from or writing to the “Memory Stick” when removing the “Memory Stick.” Open the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 202: Reading Data Saved In A "Memory Stick" (Read)

    Reading data saved in a “Memory Stick” (READ) You can import data set up with the supplied application or the latest remote control codes downloaded from a web site to the Remote Commander from “NAVITUS Design” using a “Memory Stick.” The following data can be saved to a “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 203 After the “Memory Stick” confirmation display, the following displays appear according to the contents in the “Memory Stick.” In case of all environment data: The confirmation display for updating all environmental data appears. In case of preset data and its image data: The confirmation display for updating preset data appears.
  • Page 204 Continued Press the [YES] key. The Remote Commander starts reading the file. When reading of the file is correctly complete, the confirmation display appears. If you fail to read the file, an error message appears. For details on the error message, see pages 204 - 205.
  • Page 205 Data contents in the Message “Memory Stick” A “Memory Stick” is not Preset inserted. Operate after Component inserting a “Memory Stick.” Loading from the “Memory Preset Stick” failed. Try again? Component The version of the data on the Preset Commander is newer than that of the “Memory Stick.”...
  • Page 206 Continued Reading a “Memory Stick” from the setting mode When a “Memory Stick” is already inserted in the Remote Commander, you can start the reading procedure from the Set display. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears.
  • Page 207: Saving Remote Commander Data To A "Memory Stick" (Save)

    Saving Remote Commander data to a “Memory Stick” (SAVE) You can save all data set up with the Remote Commander to a “Memory Stick.” This function is useful when backing up the data or transferring all data set up with the Remote Commander to a computer via a “Memory Stick.” The procedure explained here is for when the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 208 Continued Saving Remote Commander data to a “Memory Stick” (SAVE) If an error message appears If an abnormal status of the “Memory Stick” or the Remote Commander is detected while reading the “Memory Stick”, an error message appears. Message The “Memory Stick” capacity is insufficient.
  • Page 209 Press the [SYSTEM] key. Press the [MEMORY STICK] key. Press the [SAVE] key. For further operations, see steps 2 and 3 in “Saving Remote Commander data to a “Memory Stick” (SAVE)” (page 207). Press the [OK] key in the confirmation display. The display returns to step 4.
  • Page 210 Continued Saving Remote Commander data to a “Memory Stick” (SAVE) Press the [YES] key. The Remote Commander starts formatting. When formatting a “Memory Stick” is correctly complete, the confirmation display appears. z Tip If you press the [NO] key, the procedure finishes without formatting. Note Do not remove the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 211: Remote Commander's Other Functions

    Remote Commander’s Other Functions...
  • Page 212: Setting The Display Window

    Setting the Display Window You can make various settings to the touch panel display. In addition to calibrating the touch panel display, you can set the automatic off time of the display window, or the automatic off time and brightness of the backlight that illuminates the LCD screen.
  • Page 213 Tap the center of the mark three times in order with the supplied Stylus. When calibration is complete, the display returns to step 4. Note When calibrating, tap correctly the center of mark. If you do not tap the center, the display of step 5 appears repeatedly until the calibration is correctly performed.
  • Page 214: Setting The Backlight Automatic-Off Time (Back Light)

    Continued Setting the Backlight Automatic-Off time (BACK LIGHT) The backlight that illuminates the LCD screen turns on automatically when an indication appears in the LCD screen and turns off after a certain period of time (Backlight Automatic-Off function). The backlight turns off in 10 seconds if you do not operate the Remote Commander by the default setting.
  • Page 215 1 Set Automatic-Off time. Each time you press the [+] / [–] key, the time is advanced/reversed by 1 second. If you hold the [+]/[–] key pressed, the time is advanced/ reversed by 2 seconds. You can adjust the time between 3 and 60 seconds. The default setting is 10 seconds.
  • Page 216: Setting The Automatic-Off Time Of The Display Window (Off Time)

    Continued Setting the Automatic-Off time of the display window (OFF TIME) The LCD screen turns off automatically after a certain period of time (Display Automatic-Off function). The display turns off after 10 minutes if you do not operate the Remote Commander by the default setting. This Automatic-Off time is adjustable between 1 and 30 minutes.
  • Page 217 1 Set Automatic-Off time. Each time you press the [+] or [–] key, the time is advanced/reversed by 1 minute. If you hold the [+]/[–] key pressed, the time is advanced/ reversed by 2 minutes. You can adjust the time between 1 and 30 minutes. The default setting is 10 minutes.
  • Page 218: Adjusting The Brightness Of The Display Window's Backlight (Brightness)

    Continued Adjusting the brightness of the display window’s backlight (BRIGHTNESS) Adjust the brightness of the backlight. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [SYSTEM] key. The System display appears. Press the [DISPLAY] key.
  • Page 219 To finish all settings, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or press the [EXIT] key repeatedly until the Home display is shown.
  • Page 220: Setting The System Clock (Clock)

    Setting the system clock (CLOCK) You can set the system clock that appears in the Home and Component display. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [SYSTEM] key. The System display appears.
  • Page 221 Set the year, month, day, hour, and minutes by pressing the [+]/[–] keys to adjust the System clock. z Tips • Each time you press the [+]/[–] key, the digit is advanced/reversed by one. If you hold the [+]/[–] key pressed the digit is advanced/reversed by two.
  • Page 222: Setting The Beep Sound (Beep)

    Setting the beep sound (BEEP) The Remote Commander is set at the factory for the key-touch confirmation beep to sound when you press a display key or a button on the Remote Commander. You can set the key-touch confirmation beep not to sound. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 223: Locking The Settings (Lock)

    Locking the settings (LOCK) To prevent accidental changing, adding or erasing of settings, lock the settings so that you can edit only the System settings. All settings are not locked by default. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display.
  • Page 224: Remote Commander Information (About)

    Remote Commander information (ABOUT) You can check the system information (used memory capacity, version, etc.) of the Remote Commander in the display. Press the [SET] key for 2 seconds or longer in the Home display. The Set display appears. Press the [SYSTEM] key. The System display appears.
  • Page 225: Setting To The Recovery Mode (Recovery)

    Setting to the recovery mode (RECOVERY) The latest kernel (basic program of the Remote Commander) is updated as necessary in the NAVITUS web site. After downloading the latest kernel to “NAVITUS Design”, you can transfer it to the Remote Commander by connecting the Remote Commander to the computer with the USB cable.
  • Page 226: Using The Application Mode

    Using the application mode Use the application mode when you clean the LCD screen of the Remote Commander or when you want to browse imported image files for the wallpaper using “NAVITUS Design.” Notes The Remote Commander consumes considerable battery power in the application mode compared with other modes.
  • Page 227: Displaying Image Files Set As Wallpapers

    When cleaning is complete, press the COMMANDER OFF button for 2 seconds or longer. The display returns to the Home display. Or you can also return to the Home display by pressing the [EXIT] key. Displaying image files set as wallpapers Using the Wall Album function, you can browse image files set as wallpapers for the Remote Commander with “NAVITUS Design.”...
  • Page 228: Additional Information

    Additional Information...
  • Page 229: Precautions

    Precautions • Do not expose the remote control detectors of your components to direct sunlight or other strong illumination. Strong light can interfere with remote control operations. • Be sure to place the Remote Commander out of reach of small children or pets. Household products such as air conditioners, heaters, electric appliances, and electric shutters or curtains could accidentally be operated by the infrared signals of the Remote Commander, creating risk of fire or serious injury.
  • Page 230 Continued Notes on charging About the charging time • It takes about eight hours to fully charge the discharged batteries. • While charging, you can still use the Remote Commander to control AV components and make settings. About the battery life when the Remote Commander is fully charged The battery life span varies depending on the environment and conditions of use.
  • Page 231: Troubleshooting

    If you have problems setting up or using the Remote Commander, first check that the batteries are charged (page 14), then check the items below. If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Trouble with the Remote Commander’s basic settings...
  • Page 232 Continued Symptom The clock does not appear in the Component display. The label letters shown on the upper side of the Component display are partially hidden. Key location is not proper. You cannot program a preset code of a component properly (PRESET) Symptom A beep sounds five times when...
  • Page 233 – See “For accurate learning” (page 62). • When you teach signals of an interactive signal exchange system remote control unit (supplied with some Sony receivers and amplifiers) to the Remote Commander, the response signal of the main unit, such as an amplifier, may interfere with the learning of the Remote Commander.
  • Page 234 Continued Trouble with the operation mode Symptom A beep sounds twice, and the display does not change even if you press a key. You cannot operate your components. Remedy • The settings are locked and cannot be edited. Release the lock (page 223). •...
  • Page 235 Symptom You cannot control the volume. You cannot press the [SET] key. Remedy • The Remote Commander is Alias-set at the factory to adjust the volume of a visual component on a TV and the volume of an audio component on an amplifier, assuming that you hear the sound of a visual component from the TV speakers and the sound of an audio component from the speakers connected...
  • Page 236 Continued Symptom The display does not change to the setting display even when you press the [SET] key. The display does not change to the application display even if you press the [APP] key. The display does not change even if you press the Component key shown in the Home display.
  • Page 237 Symptom Although you have programmed a macro for a Component key, the Component key will not operate, even if you press it. The macro of the Zapping viewer or the Component List does not operate. The Zapping viewer key you have created does not appear.
  • Page 238 Continued Trouble with the setting mode Common problems Symptom The setting cannot be edited. A beep sounds twice when you press a key or button. A beep sounds in the setting mode even if the beep sound is set to OFF. When you press a Component key, a beep sounds twice, and you cannot select it.
  • Page 239 Symptom A button or key assigned to the Alias component does not operate even if you press it. A Zapping group assigned to the Zapping Viewer does not appear. Although you want to assign the Zapping viewer to a function button, a message appears and you cannot assign.
  • Page 240 Continued Symptom A skin image read from “NAVITUS Design” does not appear. Remedy • For the skins imported from “NAVITUS Design”, only skins imported for a project can be read to the Remote Commander and selected. You cannot read a skin imported as the common skin for all projects.
  • Page 241 Trouble with the timer program and the timer macro setting Symptom The timer you have set cannot be correctly executed. The component set to be operated by the timer of the Remote Commander does not function as expected. The timer program is executed the following week even though that program has already been executed.
  • Page 242 Continued Trouble with the move setting Symptom A beep sounds twice when you tap the point where you want to move the key to. You cannot return the key to the original position, or the key alignment is incorrect, even if you return it to the original position.
  • Page 243 Trouble with the macro setting Symptom The macro function does not operate correctly. When trying to perform the Viewer function to check the macro procedure programmed for a Component key, a function key or a function button, an error message appears and a check cannot be performed even if you select a key or button.
  • Page 244 Continued Trouble with a “Memory Stick” Symptom A “Memory Stick” cannot be inserted. Even if you insert a “Memory Stick”, a beep sounds twice and the “Memory Stick” cannot be detected. The detection message is not shown, or an error occurs when inserting a “Memory Stick.”...
  • Page 245 Symptom Data of the “Memory Stick” cannot be read by the Remote Commander or data of the Remote Commander cannot be written to the “Memory Stick.” When an Alias component is read from a “Memory Stick”, the keys for the component do not operate though they are shown in the display.
  • Page 246 Continued Trouble with the USB connection Symptom A beep sounds twice and data cannot be transferred even if the USB cable is connected. The USB cable cannot be detected even if it is connected. The USB connection is disconnected. Trouble with installing “NAVITUS Design” and transferring data Symptom “NAVITUS Design”...
  • Page 247 Others Symptom A beep sounds, and the error message “Import full data from NAVITUS Design using the “Memory Stick” or USB.” appears. Remedy • A problem with the project file may have occured. Transfer full data to the Remote Commander with USB by connecting the USB cable and the AC power adaptor, or read full data from a “Memory Stick.”...
  • Page 248: Specifications

    Specifications LINUX i.MX1 Application Processor 200 MHz Memory 32 MB (RAM) User memory range: approx. 15 MB Interface Interface connector USB. “Memory Stick” slot Display TFT color LCD with backlight 320 x 240 pixels (65,536 colors) Dimensions Approx. 101 165 50 mm (w h d) (4 6 2 inches) Mass...
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