Mode d’emploi Owner’s Record 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.
If you have any questions about this product, you may call; Sony Customer Information Services Center 1-800- 222-7669. The Number below is for the FCC related matters only.
Front panel ... 8 Rear panel ... 9 Basic Operations Registering the components ... 10 Operating the components ... 12 Operations for Sony Amplifiers/Receivers Operating the amplifier/receiver ... 19 2 Way Remote Operations Operating the amplifier/receiver ... 21 Operating the tuner ... 22 Operating the CD player or MD deck ...
Centralized control of Sony AV components with this one remote commander This Commander is preset to operate Sony brand components, so you can use it right out of the box as a control center for your Sony AV components. This Commander also incorporates a variety of operations especially for Sony amplifiers/receivers (page 19).
AV components. Compatible Components This unit can be used to operate Sony AV components as well as AV components made by other manufacturers. Setup is necessary in order to operate components made by other manufacturers (page 10).
Using a commercially available writing utensil may damage the panel and make correct operation impossible. If the tip of the touch pen is damaged, or the touch pen is lost, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Remove by sliding out.
Screen hierarchy The following diagram shows the basic composition of this unit’s screen hierarchy. RM SELECT screen Appears when RM SELECT is touched. When you select the remote (component), the component operation screen appears. MACRO screen Appears when MACRO is touched. This screen is for performing several commands in sequence automatically (page 23).
2nd or 3rd zone is on use, only the main receiver turns on or off. When pressed for more than 2 seconds, it turns off all Sony components (SYSTEM STANDBY) by executing the Macro Play function SYSTEM OFF program (page 23), even when the amplifier/receiver in the 2nd or 3rd zone is on use.
Rear panel 1 Touch pen 2 Touch pen holder Keep the touch pen here when not in use. 3 Transmitter/receiver section Remote code receiver section Transmits and receives infrared signals to and from the component. When using the Learning function, this section receives the remote codes from other remote controls.
Basic Operations Registering the components The following procedure lets you set up the commander to operate the components. RM SELECT screen setup (HOOK UP) You can set the RM SELECT screen not to display the remotes (components) you do not use.
• To operate the amplifier in the 2nd room, select “AMP” in the IR SETUP: CATEGORY screen and select “Sony MULTI ROOM1” in the IR SETUP: MAKER CODE screen. This is initially registered in the RM SELECT screen (2/2) as “2ND ZONE”.
Select this when the command mode (AU1) of the amplifier/receiver is AV1 (AV SYSTEM1). Also, select this when the tuner does not operate under Sony TUNER (SYS1). Sony TUNER Select this when the command mode (AU2) of the amplifier/receiver is AV2 (AV SYSTEM2).
Operation examples Operating a CD/SACD (CD player) Touch to start playback. Selected maker and category (page 10) Operating a tuner Touch to select the Touch to scan the FM or AM band. radio stations. Tables of preset functions Notes • Depending on the registered component, certain keys (icons) may not function.
To select the input mode for your MODE digital components. You can use the buttons on the front panel. Sony amplifier/receiver only. For details, see page For details on the controls of each key, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the amplifier/receiver.
To select the wide-picture mode. SUB CH +/– To select preset channels for the small picture. You can use the buttons on the front panel. Only with Sony TVs with the picture-in-picture function. Only with Sony TVs that supports the wide-picture mode. continued...
Operating the components (continued) TAPE Function SIDE A/B To select the tape deck : Deck A or B (dual cassette deck only). To proceed to the previous song. To rewind. To reverse. To play. To fast-forward. > To proceed to the next song. To record.
CABLE Function POWER To turn the power on/off. 1–9, 0, To change the channel. For example, to ENTER change to channel 5, press 0 and 5 (or, press 5 and ENTER). JUMP To toggle between the previous and current channels. CH +/–...
Operating the components (continued) Function POWER To turn the power on/off. SIDE A/B To select disc side A or B. To proceed to the previous location or song. To rewind. To play. To fast-forward. > To proceed to the next location or song. To stop.
To use the multi room function of the amplifier/ receiver, select SONY MULTI ROOM1 (or 2) from the IR SETUP: MAKER CODE list. The multi room functions (2ND ZONE and 3RD ZONE) are initially registered in the RM SELECT screen (2/2).
2 Way Remote Operations Understanding the 2 way remote system This commander operates under a 2 way remote system. With the 2 way remote system, the component responds to signals sent from the commander by sending additional signals (information about the status of the component, text data, etc.) back to the commander.
Operating the amplifier/ receiver You can operate a Sony 2 way amplifier/ receiver. You can also download the names of components (inputs). Before operating, register the Sony amplifier/receiver using the IR SETUP function (page 10). When performing the following procedure,...
Operating the CD player or MD deck You can download the information (disc titles, etc.) from Sony 2 way CD player* or MD deck. Before operating, register Sony CD player or MD deck using the IR SETUP function (page 10).
You can specify up to 24 IR codes for each macro list. Tips • MACRO 1 has been factory set to turn on Sony AV components. • MACRO 16 has been factory set, but you can freely use the MACRO 16 by programming the commands you want over the existing program.
You can program up to 24 steps. To operate Sony components When selecting the category in step 6, you can select the operation such as turning on/off Sony components or switching the input of Sony TVs. To delay the output of an IR code Select “WAIT TIME”...
MACRO4 when “DVD” is selected in the RM SELECT screen. AUTO POWER function When Sony components are registered and the remote (component) is selected, this function enables you to turn on the component automatically. Besides, when Sony video components (VCR, DVD, etc.) are...
Select the input of the TV. Notes • The TV input may not switch automatically on all Sony TVs. This is because some TVs cannot receive remote control codes immediately after being turned on. In this case, set the wait time.
Point the remote code receiver section of this commander toward the receiver/ transmitter on the remote control to be learned. About 5 cm – 15 cm Touch the key on this commander you want to use the Learning function (“N ” for example). A mark (s) blinks in the bottom right corner of the key.
Learning the commands of other remote commanders (continued) To program the IR code to the USER RESERVE KEYS Perform steps 1 to 5 of “To program an IR code to the preset operation keys” (page 26), then in step 6, select one of the USER RESERVE KEYS you want to program the IR code.
Switching the input on the amplifier/receiver automatically (AMP LINK) You can set the commander to switch the input on the amplifier/receiver to the component selected in the RM SELECT screen automatically. The following procedure uses an example to switch the input on the amplifier/receiver to CD when “CD/SACD”...
Changing the name of the remote (component) (continued) Touch the remote (component) you want to change the name (“VIDEO1” for example). Or, turn the jog dial to select the remote (component), then press the jog dial to enter the selection. The screen for operating the component appears.
Please note that once erased, settings cannot be returned. x Registering the 2 way amplifier/receiver (AMP REGIST)* When using Sony 2 way amplifier/receiver, touch START to download the amplifier/ receiver information. For details, see page 21. x Setting the backlight (BACK LIGHT)
Refer internal check and servicing to your nearest Sony dealer. • Do not touch the AC adapter with a wet hand. If you plug or unplug the AC adapter with a wet hand, electric shock may result.
• Do not remove the battery cover. Removing the screws will expose dangerous high-voltage parts inside the battery. Refer servicing to your nearest Sony dealer. • Use only the supplied battery charger to recharge the battery. If it is recharged with a different charger or under different conditions, the following may result;...
Otherwise, heat build- up may cause a fire hazard. • Replace the AC adaptor with one of the same type if replacement is necessary. Please ask the nearby Sony dealer of a model name. Precautions On power sources (For customers in Europe)
• Make sure you have selected the correct remote (component) on the commander. • When you operate a non-Sony component, the remote (component) may not function properly depending on the maker and model of the component.
Specifications Operating system Liquid crystal size Liquid crystal type Touch panel Power requirements Maximum external dimensions (width height depth, including projecting parts and controls) Mass Supplied accessories Battery charger (1) AC adapter (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Maker compatibility list Sony AV SYSTEM1 Sony AV SYSTEM2 Sony AV SYSTEM3 Sony AMP Sony AV PREAMP Sony AV MASTER Sony MULTI ROOM1 Sony MULTI ROOM2 DENON Kenwood Onkyo Pioneer Technics YAMAHA VIDEO SONY Admiral Aiwa Akai Alba Audio Dynamic Bell&Howell...