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Remote Commander
RM-V310A
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones (parte posterior)
©2009 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
English
Installing the batteries
For the customers in the U.S.A.
WARNING
Slide open the battery compartment and insert two size AA (R6)
batteries (not supplied).
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
Be sure to line up the + and – on the batteries with the + and – in the
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
battery compartment.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
1
2
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
When to replace the batteries
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Before replacing the batteries, have new ones ready beforehand.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Under normal conditions, batteries will last up to one year. If the
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
Commander does not operate properly, the batteries might be worn
that to which the receiver is connected.
out. Replace the batteries with new ones.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Notes
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly
• Replace both batteries with new ones.
approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this
• Do not take more than 3 minutes to replace the batteries;
equipment.
otherwise, your code number settings will be erased.
• Do not mix old batteries with new ones, or mix different battery
types together.
Setting Up the Remote Commander
• If the electrolyte inside the battery should leak, wipe the
contaminated area of the battery compartment with a cloth and
About setting up the Commander
replace the old batteries with new ones. To prevent the electrolyte
The Commander is set up at the factory to operate Sony brand components.
from leaking, remove the batteries when you plan to not use the
However, even if you intend to use the Commander with a Sony
Commander for a long period of time.
component, you may still need to set up the Commander for it, depending
on the component.
To set up the Commander to use with other (non-Sony) manufacturers'
Troubleshooting
components, or to use with a component that is not preset at the
factory, you will need to follow the instructions in this manual to
If you have problems setting up or using the Commander:
preset the Commander with the correct code number for your
• When setting up the Commander, carefully go through the procedures
component. (See "Startup Guide" and refer to the "Component Code
described in "Startup Guide." If the code that is listed first for your
Numbers" sheet.)
component does not work, try all the codes for your component – in the order
in which they are listed. If all the codes fail to work (or if your component is
Component
Preset component(s)
Factory setting
not listed in this manual), try using the procedures in "Searching for the
Select button
Correct Code."
• Make sure that you are aiming the Commander directly at the component, and
TV
TV
Sony TV
that there are no obstructions between the Commander and the component.
• Make sure the batteries you are using are not worn out, and that they are
VCR
Video cassette recorder/Analog
Sony VHS VCR
inserted correctly.
cable box/Digital cable box/
CBL
analog cable box
• Check that the appropriate TV, VCR, CBL, SAT, AMP, CD, or DVD button is
Digital satellite receiver/
pressed.
AMP
Receiver/CD player/Tape deck/
Sony receiver
• Check that the component has infrared remote capability. For example, if
MD deck/DVD/TV/VCR/
CD
Sony CD player
your component did not come with a remote control, it probably is not
Digital video recorder/DAV
capable of being controlled by the Remote Commander.
SAT
Sony digital
(DVD/Receiver combo)
• If your video components are connected to an audio system, make sure you
satellite receiver
have set up the Commander as described in "Controlling the Volume of
DVD
Video Components Connected to an Audio System."
Sony DVD player
• Should any problem persist, reset the Commander to the factory setting by
pressing the POWER, INPUT and VOL – buttons simultaneously.
Note
The Commander can only be set up to operate one component per
For the customers in the U.S.A.
button – unless their code numbers happen to be the same. For
Customer Support Information
example, you cannot set up the Commander to operate a Sony TV
and a Panasonic TV simultaneously (because they use different code
After you have read through this manual, if you still cannot get the Remote
numbers).
Commander to work properly, call the Sony Customer Support Helpline at
1-800-822-2217.
Startup Guide
This guide shows you how to set the Remote Commander to operate your
components.
Enter the code number
Example: To set up a Philips DVR
1
Find the code number by referring to the "Component code numbers" sheet.
If your component is not listed, try the search method described in
"Searching for the Correct Code."
2
Set the Remote Commander for code input mode.
POWER
SET
SET
While pressing the SET button, press the MENU button for more than two seconds.
INPUT
TV
DVD
SAT
CBL
VCR
CD
AMP
VIDEO1
VIDEO2
AUX
1
2
3
3
Press the desired Component Select button.
TUNER
CD
TAPE
4
5
6
MD
TV
PHONO
7
8
9
TV
DVD
SAT
DVD
0
ENTER
CBL
VCR
CD
AMP
VOL
DIGITAL /
CH
ANALOG
PIP
4
Enter the code number.
SLEEP
b
b
b
INFO
MUTING
RECALL
GUIDE
MENU
5
OK
Finish setting.
EXIT
TOOLS
Press ENTER.
ENTER
v
Let's check
6
Turn on the component you want to set up.
7
Press the desired Component Select button.
8
Aim the Remote Commander at the component and press
POWER on the Remote Commander.
v
Was the component turned off?
Yes
Check that the other buttons function.
No
Start over from Step 2 above, using the other code number.
If you still cannot get the Remote Commander to work properly
after trying all the codes listed for your component, try the
search method described in "Searching for the Correct Code".
If the Commander does not seem to be working...
• First, try repeating these setup procedures using the other codes listed for your component (refer to the "Component Code Numbers" sheet).
• After trying all the codes listed for your component, if you still cannot get the Commander to work properly, try the search method described in
"Searching for the Correct Code".
* If you assign an audio component on the VCR, CBL, SAT, CD or DVD button, you
Searching for the Correct Code
can control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) on the AMP button. If you
assign video components on these buttons, you can control the volume of the TV.
1
You can find a code number available for a
SET
POWER
3
component that does not have one by referring
Thus you can control the volume of your TV or receiver (or amplifier)
INPUT
TV
DVD
SAT
2
while operating a video or audio component without first having to
to the "Component code numbers" sheet.
CBL
VCR
CD
AMP
press the TV or AMP button. For example, to control the volume for
VIDEO1
1
VIDEO2
2
3
AUX
Before starting the Search function
TUNER
CD
TAPE
your VCR channels, you do not need to press the TV button first.
4
5
6
Set each component to the following status so
MD
TV
PHONO
However, if your video components are connected to an audio
7
8
9
that the Search function works effectively.
DVD
0
4
ENTER
system, you probably hear your TV's or VCR's sound from the
VOL
ANALOG
DIGITAL /
CH
TV, DVD Home Theater: Power-on
loudspeakers connected to your receiver (or amplifier), not from
PIP
Other components: Power-off
3
your TV speakers. In this case, you need to change the factory setting
SLEEP
so that you can control the volume of your video components
* If any of these components are assigned to any
INFO
MUTING
RECALL
without first having to switch to the receiver (or amplifier).
of the Component Select buttons, you can set a
To change the factory setting for the volume control, follow the
component code using the Search function.
procedure below.
1 While pressing the SET button, press the MENU button.
Note
2 Press the Component Select button for the desired component.
This feature is effective only when a receiver (or amplifier) is set up
3 Press CH + (or CH –) and POWER in turn until the component
on the AMP button. You cannot control the volume of a receiver (or
reacts as follows:
amplifier) set up on the VCR, CBL, SAT, CD or DVD button while
operating a component of another button.
TV, DVD Home Theater: Power-off
Other components: Power-on
Changing the Factory Setting for the
Press CH + to go to the next code number.
Volume Control
Press CH – to go back to the previous code number.
4 Press ENTER.
1 While pressing the SET button, press the MENU button.
2 While pressing the MUTING button, press the VOL + button.
If the component does not operate properly, repeat steps 1 to 4 and
search for another code.
The volume control setting is changed to "receiver/amplifier." You
can control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) of the AMP
If you still cannot get the Commander to work properly, see
button while any component is selected.
"Troubleshooting."
Notes
Note
• If you are using more than one receiver (or amplifier) and have set
Depending on the component, it may be necessary to press CH +/CH –
one of them to the VCR, CBL, SAT, CD or DVD button, when
repeatedly some dozen times to reach the appropriate component code number.
selecting these buttons you cannot control the volume of the
receiver (or amplifier) of the AMP button.
• If you change the setting of the AMP button to a component other
Operating a Component
than a receiver or amplifier, the volume control setting of video
components will return to "TV" even if you have changed the factory
1 Press the button of the desired
preset volume control. In this case, you will not be able to control the
component on the Commander.
volume from a receiver or amplifier.
TV
DVD
SAT
2 Aim the Commander directly at the
To reset to factory preset volume control
CBL
VCR
CD
AMP
component.
In step 2 above, while pressing the MUTING button, press the VOL –
button.
3 Press the button for the function you want to use.
See "Remote Button Descriptions" for complete descriptions of the
buttons on the Commander.
Setting a channel with a single button
Notes on using the Remote Commander
(Channel Macro function)
Basically, use this Commander in the same way as the Commanders
supplied with your components.
You can program the Channel Macro function on any of the buttons
• Using this Commander will not increase the functions of your
listed below (macro keys).
components. The functions of the Commander are limited to the
For example, instead of pressing
,
, and then the ENTER
functions of the components themselves. For example, if your TV
button to change the TV channel, you can perform these operations
does not have a MUTING function, the MUTING button on this
by pressing only the N button.
Commander will not function with your TV.
• Some functions of the component may not work with this Commander.
The macro keys are:
• If your cable box can control volume, be sure to set its volume to a
N, m, M, x, X, and zREC.
moderate level. If the volume on the cable box is turned down completely,
(During TV, analog cable box, digital cable box, digital satellite
you will not be able to adjust your TV's volume with the Commander.
receiver or digital video recorder operations only.)
The series of operations that can be programmed must consist of two to
four sequential pressings of the
to
buttons and ENTER button.
Controlling the Volume of Video
Note
Components Connected to an Audio System
The Channel Macro function may not work correctly for some
components.
The Commander is factory preset based on the assumption that you
hear the sound of your video components from your TV's speakers,
To program a series of operations
and that you hear the sound of your audio components from the
1 Press the desired component select button.
loudspeakers connected to your receiver (or amplifier).
(You can select "TV", "analog cable box", "digital cable box"
Factory Setting:
"digital satellite receiver" or "digital video recorder" only.)
Component Select button
Controls the volume of
2 While pressing the desired macro key, press the buttons required
for the operation in sequence.
TV
TV
For example, to program
t
t ENTER on the N button,
VCR*, CBL*, SAT*, DVD*
TV
hold down N first, press
,
, and ENTER in sequence, and
then release N.
AMP
Receiver (or amplifier)
CD*
Receiver (or amplifier) on the AMP button
Notes
Operating a TV
• Even if you try to program more than four operations and press the
corresponding buttons in step 2 above, only the first four buttons
2 To change the input mode.
qj To operate
the
SLEEP function
that were pressed will be programmed.
3, 4 and qd
on the TV. (Works only for a
TV with the SLEEP function.)
To change the channel.
• If you try to program only one operation on a macro key, the
qk To
the MENU display.
5
To switch between digital
open
setting operation will be rejected.
w; OPTION
broadcasts and analog broadcasts.
• You can program the Channel Macro function for up to three
wa
To select the TV input source.
8 To display the current channel
components only. To program for the fourth component, first clear
m:
VIDEO 1
on a TV.
all macro keys for one of the other components.
N:
VIDEO 2
qf To operate the Picture-in-
M:
VIDEO 3
To change or clear the program
Picture function.
zREC:
VIDEO 4
When you want to change the setting or if you are no longer using
qh To operate
the
JUMP,
x:
PC/RGB
that programmed operation, follow the procedure below to
FLASHBACK or CHANNEL
X:
HDMI
overwrite or clear the program.
RETURN function on the TV
(depends on the setting of the
1 Hold down the macro key that you want to change or clear.
TV's manufacturer.)
2 After waiting for about three seconds, press the new sequence of
Note
buttons, or, to clear the program, press and release
, and then
If you have programmed the Channel Macro function for TV operation, the
press and release ENTER.
button used as a macro key cannot be used for PIP operation.
3 Release the macro key.
Note
Operating a projector
Be sure to wait for about three seconds in step 2 above. While you
2
4
are holding down the macro key and waiting, the programmed
To switch the input source by
(PICTURE MODE) To select the
signals are transmitted; therefore, if you are aiming the Commander
each pressing.
picture adjusting mode.
3
To call up the functions below.
at your component, the programmed operations may be performed
5
(MEMORY1) To select the picture
1
(BRIGHTNESS) To call up the
before you go on with the procedure.
quality: MEMORY1.
brightness setting.
8
To activate the on-screen display.
2
(SHARPNESS) To call up the
9
(WIDE MODE) To switch to wide
sharpness setting.
mode.
Remote Button Descriptions
3
(KEY STONE) To activate the
qd
(GAMMA)To call up the gamma
Keystone.
setting.
4
(BRIGHTNESS +) To increase
General
qf
(MEMORY2)To select the picture
the brightness.
quality: MEMORY2.
1 To set up the Commander.
SET
POWER
5
(SHARPNESS +) To increase the
qg
To select the input source.
INPUT
6 *
1
Volume up: +
TV
DVD
SAT
SHARPNESS level.
CH +:
selects COMPONENT
CBL
VCR
CD
AMP
Volume down: –
VIDEO1
VIDEO2
AUX
6
(KEYSTONE +) To increase the
CH –:
selects S-VIDEO
1
2
3
7 *
1
To mute the volume on TV or
TUNER
CD
TAPE
KEYSTONE level.
qh
To select the input source "VGA/
4
5
6
receiver (amplifier).
MD
TV
PHONO
7
8
9
7
(BRIGHTNESS –) To decrease
DVI."
0 To exit the menu.
DVD
0
ENTER
the brightness.
qj
(IRIS) To open the IRIS setting.
qa To turn the power of
a
selected
VOL
DIGITAL /
CH
8
ANALOG
(SHARPNESS –) To decrease
w;
(AUTO SYNC) To adjust the
component
on or off.
PIP
the SHARPNESS level.
picture quality automatically.
qs Component select buttons. To
9
SLEEP
(KEYSTONE –) To decrease the
wa
To select the input source.
switch to the operations of each
INFO
component, press the button on
KEYSTONE level.
m:
selects VIDEO 1
MUTING
RECALL
0
(COLOR TEMPERATURE) To
GUIDE
MENU
which that component is
N:
selects VIDEO 2
call up the color temperature
assigned.
M:
selects VIDEO 3
OK
setting.
EXIT
TOOLS
qg CH +:
Channel up.
zREC:
selects VIDEO 4
CH –:
Channel down.
x:
selects RGB
X:
qk To
open
the MENU display.
selects HDMI
ql To move the cursor up, down, to the
left or right, or to enter a selection.
Operating a VCR
OK: To execute items selected from
the screen.
2 To switch the antenna output.
qj To change the input mode.
wa N:
To play.
8 To expose the on-screen display.
qk To
open
the MENU display.
q;
ql To move the cursor up, down,
m:
To rewind.
EXIT
qg CH +:
to the left
or to enter a
*
1
These buttons control the volume
M:
To fast-forward.
Channel up
or right,
CH –:
Channel down
selection.
of either a TV or receiver
x:
To stop.
qh
To select a player (if your
wa zREC: To record, press N
(amplifier). See "Controlling the
X:
To pause.
component is a VCR/DVD combo.)
while pressing zREC.
Volume of Video Components
Connected to an Audio System"
for details.
Note
Operating a DVR (Digital video recorder)
See the sections for each component about available functions other than in
2
To change the input mode.
qg CH +: Channel up.
"General."
3 and qd
(*
2
PAGE +) Page up.
Depending on the component, some buttons may work differently from those
To change the channel.
CH –: Channel down.
stated in "General."
5
(*
2
THUMBS +)
(*
2
PAGE –) Page down.
To select a desired recorded
qh (*
REPLAY) To replay. (After 5 or
2
program. (It is necessary to have
8-second rewind, replay begins.)
recorded the desired program.)
qj
(*
2
LIVE TV) To bring up Master Guide.
8 To turn on the display.
qk To change the input mode.
9 To
open program guide
.
ql To move the cursor up, down,
q;
To exit the menu.
to the left
or right,
or to enter a
qf (*
2
THUMBS –)
selection.
To select a desired recorded
w; (*
2
Tivo) To
Tivo Central.
open
program.
wa zREC: To record, press N
(It is necessary to have
while pressing zREC.
recorded the desired program.)
First release N, then
release zREC. To stop
recording, perform the
same procedure.
2
*
This key corresponds to Tivo service or a replay service. Refer to its
instruction manual for details.
Operating a cable box
DVD home theater
2 To change the input mode.
qj (Favorite) To use the
2 To change the input mode.
qd To enter the setting.
3 and qd
"FAVORITE" function.
3 Number buttons: To set items
qf (AUDIO) To change the sound.
To change the channel.
qk To
open
the MENU display.
selected on the screen.
qg CH +: To proceed to the previous
5
(Page +) Page up
ql To move the cursor up, down,
4 To select numbers 10 or higher.
location or song.
8 To turn on the display.
to the left
or right,
or to enter a
5
(MEMORY) To preset radio stations.
CH –: To proceed to the next
9
To switch the EPG display to
selection.
8 To show the current play status
location or song.
on/off.
wa zREC:
on the screen.
qh (BAND) To select FM/AM.
q; To exit the setting menu.
To record, press N
9
(TOP MENU) To open the top
qj To switch the subtitle.
qf
(Page –) Page down
while pressing
menu or title menu.
w;
To open the amplifier.
qg CH +: Channel up.
zREC. First release N,
CH –: Channel down.
then release zREC.
qh To toggle the current/previous
Operating a CD player
To stop recording,
channel.
perform the same
3 To select the track number. 0
qd To enter the setting.
procedure.
selects track 10.
qg CH +: To select the next track.
4 To select numbers 10 or higher.
CH –: To select the previous
Notes
8 To switch the display of the CD
track.
• In some cases, you can turn the cable box on/off by pressing the CH + or CH –
player to on/off.
qh To select next disc.
buttons on the Commander.
9
(CLEAR) To clear the setting or
qj To clear the setting.
• If your cable box can control volume, be sure to set its volume control to a
characters.
w; (PLAY MODE) To change the
moderate level. If the volume on the cable box is turned down completely,
q;
(OPEN/CLOSE) To open or close
playback mode.
you will not be able to adjust your TV's volume with the Commander.
the tray.
Operating a digital satellite receiver
Operating an MD deck
3 To select the track number. 0
qh To select next disc.
2 To switch the output of the
8
To turn on the display.
selects track 10.
qj To clear the setting.
digital satellite receiver to the
9 To bring up the Master Guide.
4 To select numbers 10 or higher.
w; (PLAY MODE) To change the
TV. (When you connect a TV
q; To exit the mode.
8 To change the display mode or
playback mode.
cable or antenna to the receiver,
qf
(Page –) Page down
turn the display on/off.
wa zREC: To record, press N
the output switches between
qh To tune to the last tuned
TV and SAT
.)
9
(CLEAR) To clear the setting or
while pressing zREC.
programs
station.
3, 4 and qd
characters.
First release N, then
qj (Favorite) To use the
To change the channel.
"FAVORITE" function.
q;
(EJECT) To eject a disc.
release zREC.
5 (Page +) Page up
w; To
the Station Index.
qd To enter the setting.
open
qg CH +: To select the next track.
CH –: To select the previous
track.
Operating a DVD
Operating a tape deck
2 To change the input mode.
qg CH +: To proceed to the next
3 Number buttons : To set items
location or song.
4, and wa
0, qd, ql and w;
selected from the screen.
Channel up.
Tape operation buttons.
Operation buttons for Deck B
4 To select numbers 10 or higher.
CH –: To proceed to the
For dual cassette decks,
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
5 (AUDIO) To change the sound.
previous location or
operation buttons for Deck A
deck, buttons for Deck A).
8 To show the current play status
song. Channel down.
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
ENTER
: To reverse.
on the screen.
qh To select a player (if your
deck, buttons for Deck B).
:
To play.
9 To
open
the top menu or title
component is a VCR/DVD
• (DOT):
:
To rewind.
menu.
combo.)
To reverse.
:
To fast-forward.
qd To enter the setting. To set
qj To switch the subtitle.
N:
To play.
:
To stop.
items selected from the screen.
qk To display the DVD menu.
m:
To rewind.
EXIT: To record, press
w; To
the OPTIONS/TOOLS
open
To fast-forward.
while pressing MENU.
M:
menu/sub menu.
zREC: To record, press N
First release
, and then
wa zREC: To record, press N
while pressing zREC.
release MENU.
while pressing zREC.
First release N, then
TOOLS:
First release N, then
release zREC.
To pause.
release zREC.
x:
To stop.
qh To select Deck A or Deck B
X:
To pause.
(dual cassette deck only).
If your tape deck's commander has one set of tape operating buttons, and has
Operating a receiver/amplifier
an A/B button for the deck selection, use the RECALL button to select Deck A or
Deck B.
2 To switch
the
input source by
5
(5.1 INPUT) To change multi-
each pressing.
channel of 5.1 ch and above.
3 To select the input source:
9
(BAND) To select FM/AM.
Specifications
1 selects VIDEO 1
qf
(DIGITAL INPUT +) To switch
2 selects VIDEO 2
the digital input +
3 selects AUX
qg
Presetting frequency up: +, down: –
Operable distance
Approx. 7 m (23 ft) (varies depending on component
4 selects TUNER
Tuning frequency up: +, down: –
manufacturer)
5 selects CD
qh (SHIFT) To shift band or preset
Power requirements
Two size AA (R6) batteries (not supplied)
6 selects TAPE
select.
Battery life
Approx. 1 year (varies depending on frequency of
7 selects MD
qj
(DIGITAL INPUT –) To switch the
button use - up to approx. 300 times per day)
8 selects TV
digital input –.
Approx. 53 × 220 × 29 mm (w/h/d)
Dimensions
9 selects PHONO
(2
1
/
× 8
3
/
× 1
/
3
in)
8
4
16
0 selects DVD
Mass
Approx. 110 g (3.9 oz) (not including batteries)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those countries
where it is legally enforced, mainly in the countries EEA (European
Economic Area).

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