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RM-V402
Remote Commander
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones (parte posterior)
© 2003 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
English
Installing the Batteries
For the customers in the U.S.A.
Before replacing the batteries, have new ones ready beforehand.
WARNING
Slide open the battery compartment and insert two size AA (R6)
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
batteries (not supplied).
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Be sure to line up the + and – on the batteries with the + and – on the
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
battery compartment.
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
1
2
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:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
When to replace the batteries
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Under normal conditions, batteries will last up to six months. 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
approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this
• Replace both batteries with new ones.
equipment.
• Do not take more than 3 minutes to replace the batteries; otherwise,
your setting of the code numbers will be erased.
Notes on Batteries
Setting Up the Remote Commander
• Do not mix old batteries with new ones or mix different types of
batteries together.
About Presetting the Commander
• If the electrolyte inside the battery should leak, wipe the
The Commander is preset at the factory to operate Sony brand
contaminated area of the battery compartment with a cloth and
components.
replace the old batteries with new ones. To prevent the electrolyte
If you're using the Commander with a Sony component, you won't
from leaking, remove the batteries when you plan not to use the
need to preset the Commander before you start using it.
Commander for a long period of time.
To set up the Commander to use with other (non-Sony)
manufacturers' components, or to use with a component that is not
preset at the factory, you'll need to follow the instructions in this
Setting the Code
manual to preset the Commander with the correct code number for
Follow the steps 1 and 2 below for each component you plan to use
your components. (See the supplied "Component Code Numbers"
with the Commander.
also.)
Step 1: Entering the Code Number
Component that can be preset
Button
Factory setting
TV
TV
Sony TV
1 See the supplied "Component Code numbers", and find the three-
digit code number for the desired component.
VCR
VCR
Sony VHS VCR
If more than one code number is listed, use the number that's
Analog cable box/Digital cable box/
CBL/SAT
listed first to complete the steps below.
Digital satellite receiver/Receiver/
For example, if you're setting up a Philips' VCR, you would use
RCVR
Sony receiver
CD player/Tape deck/MD deck/
the code number 035.
DAT deck/DVD/TV/VCR/Digital
CD
Sony CD player
If your component isn't listed, see "Searching for the Correct
video recorder
AUX
Sony tape deck
Code."
DVD
Sony DVD player
2 While pressing the SET button, press the
SET
POWER
POWER button.
Notes
3 Press the button of the component that
TV
VCR
CBL / SAT
DVD
• The Commander can be set up to operate only one component per
you want to set up.
button – unless their code numbers happen to be the same. For
RCVR
CD
AUX
example, you cannot set up the Commander to operate a Sony TV
and a Panasonic TV simultaneously (because they use different
Note
code numbers).
On the CBL/SAT, RCVR, CD, AUX, and DVD buttons, "analog cable
• You may not be able to operate even a Sony brand component with
box", "receiver", "CD player", "tape deck", and "DVD player" are
the factory presetting. In such a case, follow the procedure in
assigned respectively at the factory. But you can also assign other
"Setting the Code."
components on these buttons. For details, see "Changing the
Component Type on the CBL/SAT, RCVR, CD, AUX, and DVD
buttons."
4 Enter the component's code number.
0
3
5
1 While pressing the SET button, press the POWER button.
For example, if you're entering the code
2 Press the CBL/SAT, RCVR, CD, AUX, or DVD button.
for a Philips VCR, you would press
.
Your Code Number
3 Press and release the x (stop) button.
5 Press and release the ENT button to store
ENT
the code number in the Commander's
4 Press and release one of the following buttons;
memory.
to assign a VCR
to assign a digital satellite receiver, a digital cable box or a
6 Go to "Step 2: Checking if the Code Number Works" to finish
digital video recorder
setting up.
to assign a receiver
to assign a CD player
Step 2: Checking if the Code Number Works
to assign a tape deck
1 Power on the component you want to set up.
to assign an MD deck or a DAT deck
to assign a TV
2 Aim the Remote Commander at the component and press a button
to assign an analog cable box
to check if that button works.
to assign a DVD
For example, press the POWER button to see if it works on your
component .
5 Press and release the ENT button.
6 Enter the component's code number by following steps 2 to 6 of
3 Check that the other buttons of the Commander is operating the
corresponding functions of the component.
"Entering the Code Number", or steps 1 to 7 of "Searching for the
Correct Code."
You can write down the code number on the label inside the
battery compartment lid.
Controlling the Volume of Video
If the Commander Doesn't Seem to Be Working...
Components Connected to an Audio
• First, try repeating these setup procedures using the other codes
System
listed for your component (see the supplied "Component Code
Numbers").
The Commander is factory preset based on the assumption that you
• If – after trying all the codes listed for your component – you still
hear the sound of your video components from your TV's speakers,
cannot get the Commander to work properly, try the search
and that you hear the sound of your audio components from the
method described in "Searching for the Correct Code."
loudspeakers connected to your receiver (or amplifier).
Factory Setting:
Searching for the Correct Code
Button
Controls the volume of
If you've tried all the code numbers listed for your component and
TV
TV
you still cannot get the Commander to work (or if your component is
not listed in the "Component Code Numbers" tables), try these
VCR, CBL/SAT*, DVD*
TV
steps.
RCVR
Receiver (or amplifier)
1 Power on the component you want to set up. Insert a tape or disc
CD*, AUX*
Receiver (or amplifier) on the RCVR
if necessary.
button
2 While pressing the SET button, press the POWER button.
* If you assign an audio component on the CBL/SAT, CD, AUX or DVD button,
3 Press the button of the component on the Commander that you
you can control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) on the RCVR button.
want to set up.
If you assign video components on these buttons, you can control the volume
of the TV.
4 Press and release the CH+ button. Then press and release the
POWER button.
Thus you can control the volume of your TV or receiver (or
5 Repeat step 4 until the correct code number is found.
amplifier) while operating a video or audio component without first
Each time you press the CH+ button and then the POWER button,
having to press the TV or RCVR button. For example, to control the
a new code number will be transmitted.
volume for your VCR channels, you don't need to press the TV
button first.
Keep trying until your component operates by receiving the
However, if your video components are connected to an audio
transmitted signal from the Commander (e.g., the power turns off,
system, you probably hear your TV's or VCR's sound from the
the CH+ function works, playback starts, etc.) Be patient as you do
this; it may take about 100 tries until the correct code number is
loudspeakers connected to your receiver (or amplifier), not from
located.
your TV speakers. In this case, you need to change the factory setting
so that you can control the volume of your video components
6 When the correct code is found, press the ENT button to store the
without first having to switch to the receiver (or amplifier).
code number in the Commander's memory.
To change the factory setting for the volume control, follow the
7 Check that the Commander is operating the other functions of
procedures below.
your component by pressing the corresponding buttons on the
Commander. If they seem to be working properly, you're done
Note
setting up the Commander.
This feature is effective only when a receiver or amplifier is set up on
the RCVR button. You cannot control the volume of a receiver (or
If the component does not operate properly, repeat steps 1 to 6 and
amplifier) set up on CBL/SAT, CD, AUX or DVD button while
search for another code.
operating a component of another button.
If you still cannot get the Commander to work properly, see
"Troubleshooting."
Changing the Factory Setting for the
Volume Control
Changing the Component Type on the CBL/
1 While pressing the SET button, press the POWER button.
SAT, RCVR, CD, AUX and DVD buttons
2 Press the RCVR button.
At the factory, "analog cable box" is assigned on the CBL/SAT
button, "receiver" on the RCVR button, "CD player" on the CD
3 Press the VOL+ button.
button, "tape deck" on the AUX button and "DVD player" on the
4 Press the ENT button.
DVD button. By completing the following procedure, you can change
this setting so that you can set up any component on these buttons.
The volume control setting is changed to "receiver/amplifier." You
can control the volume of the receiver (or amplifier) of the RCVR
button while selecting any component.
Notes
Notes
• If you are using more than one receiver (or amplifier) and have set
• Even if you try to program more than four operations and press the
it on the CBL/SAT, CD, AUX or DVD button, when selecting these
corresponding buttons in step 2 above, only the first four buttons
buttons you cannot control the volume of the receiver (or
that were pressed will be programmed.
amplifier) of the RCVR button.
• If you try to program only one operation on a macro key, the
• If you change the setting of the RCVR button to a component other
setting operation will be rejected.
than a receiver or amplifier, the volume control setting of video
• You can program the Channel Macro function for up to three
components will return to "TV" even if you have changed the
components only. To program for the fourth component, first clear
factory preset volume control. In this case, you will not be able to
all macro keys for a component.
control the volume from audio components other than a receiver
To change or clear the program
or amplifier.
When you want to change the setting or if you are no longer using
To reset to factory preset volume control
that programmed operation, follow the procedure below to
In step 3 above, press VOL– instead.
overwrite or clear the program.
1 Hold down the macro key that you want to change or clear.
Operating a Component
2 After waiting for about three seconds, press the new sequence of
buttons, or, to clear the program, press and release
, and then
press and release ENT.
TV
VCR
CBL / SAT
DVD
1 Press the button of the desired
3 Release the macro key.
component on the Commander.
RCVR
CD
AUX
2 Point the Commander directly at the
Note
component.
Be sure to wait for about three seconds in step 2 above. While you
are holding down the macro key and waiting, the programmed
3 Press the button for the function you want to use.
signals are transmitted; therefore, if you are aiming the Commander
See "Remote Button Descriptions" for complete descriptions of the
at your component, the programmed operations may be performed
buttons on the Commander.
before you go on with the procedure.
Notes on Using the Remote Commander
Basically, use this Commander in the same way as the Commanders
Troubleshooting
supplied with your components.
• Using this Commander will not increase the functions of your
If you have problems setting up or using the Commander:
components. The functions of the Commander are limited to the
• When setting up the Commander, carefully go through the procedures
functions of the components themselves. For example, if your TV
described in "Setting the Code." If the code that's listed first for your
does not have a MUTING function, the MUTING button on this
component doesn't work, try all the codes for your component - in the order
Commander will not function with your TV.
in which they're listed. If all the codes fail to work (or if your component is
• Some functions of the component may not work with this
not listed in this manual), try using the procedures in "Searching for the
Commander.
Correct Code."
• Check that you're aiming the Commander directly at the component, and that
• If your cable box can control volume, be sure to set its volume
there are no obstructions between the Commander and the component.
switch to a medium position. If the volume on the cable box is
• Make sure the batteries you're using are not worn out, and that they're
turned down completely, you will not be able to adjust your TV's
inserted correctly.
volume with the Commander.
• Check that the button of the TV, VCR, CBL/SAT, RCVR, CD, AUX or DVD is
pressed to choose your desired component.
• Check that the component has infrared remote capability. For example, if
Setting a channel with a single button
your component didn't come with a remote commander, it probably isn't
capable of being controlled by a remote commander.
(Channel macro function)
• If your video components are connected to an audio system, make sure
you've set up the Commander as described in "Controlling the Volume of
Video Components Connected to an Audio System."
You can program the Channel Macro function on any of the buttons
• Should any problem persist, reset the Commander to the factory setting by
listed below (macro keys).
pressing the POWER, TV/VIDEO and VOL– buttons simultaneously.
For example, instead of pressing
,
, and then ENT button to
change the TV channel, you can perform these operations by
For the customers in the U.S.A.
pressing only the N button.
Customer Support Information
The macro keys are:
If – after you've read through this manual – you still cannot get the
N, m, M, x, X, and zREC.
Remote Commander to work properly, call the Sony Customer
Support Helpline at 1-800-822-2217.
(During TV, analog cable box, digital cable box, digital satellite
receiver or digital video recorder operations only.)
The series of operations that can be programmed must be consisted
of two to four sequential pressings of
to
buttons or ENT button.
Note
The Channel Macro function may not work correctly for some
components.
To program a series of operations
1 Press the desired component select button.
(You can select "TV", "analog cable box", "digital cable box"
"digital satellite receiver" or "digital video recorder" only.)
2 While pressing the desired macro key, press the buttons required
for the operations in sequence.
For example, to program
t
t ENT on the N button, hold
, and ENT in sequence, and then release
down N first, press
,
N.
Operating a DVR (Digital video recorder)
Remote Button Descriptions
2 and qd
To rewind.
m:
To change the channel
M:
To fast-forward.
For example, to change to
zREC: To record, press N
General
channel 5, press 0 and 5 (or,
while pressing zREC.
SET
POWER
1 To set up the Commander,
TV
VCR
CBL / SAT
DVD
press 5 and ENT).
First release N, then
press SET while pressing
RCVR
CD
AUX
3 (*
2
LIST)
release zREC. To stop
POWER.
VIDEO 1
VIDEO 2
AUX
1
2
3
To call up the title of the
recording, perform the
5 *
1
Volume up: +
TUNER
CD
TAPE
recorded program.
same procedure.
4
5
6
Volume down: –
MD
TV
PHONE
4 To switch the output of the SAT
x:
To stop.
7
8
9
7 *
1
To mute the volume on TV or
receiver to the TV.
X:
To pause.
DVD
receiver (amplifier).
0
PIP
ENT
(When connecting a TV cable or
qf CH+: Channel up .
VOL
CH
qa To turn on and off the power of
TV / VIDEO
antenna to the receiver, the
(*
2
PAGE+) Page up.
the selected component.
DISPLAY
output switches between a TV
CH–:
Channel down.
qs Component select buttons. To
SLEEP
switch to the operations of each
and SAT program.)
(*
2
PAGE–) Page down.
MUTING
RECALL
component, press the button on
(*
2
THUMBS+)
qg To clear the setting.
which that component is
To select the desired recorded
To exit the setting menu.
MENU
GUIDE
OK
assigned.
program.
qh (*
2
REPLAY)
(It is necessary to have
To replay.
REC
*
1
These buttons control the volume
recorded the desired program.)
Or to go into REC/REVIEW
6 To turn on the display.
mode during play. (After about
of either TV or receiver
(*
2
THUMBS–)
5-second rewind, replay
(amplifier). See "Controlling the
To select the desired recorded
begins.)
Volume of Video Components
program.
qj To bring up Master Guide.
Connected to an Audio System"
(It is necessary to have
(*
Live TV)
2
for details.
recorded the desired program.)
To bring up Master Guide.
8 To move the cursor upward,
qk To bring up the Station Index
Operating a TV
downward, to the left, or to the
when a program guide is not
right.
displayed.
2 and qd
9 To call up the MENU display.
9 To call up the MENU display.
To select the channel that is
To change the channel. For
qf CH+:
Channel up.
(*
2
EPG)
highlighted.
example, to change to channel
CH–:
Channel down.
To access to all aspects of the
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
qg To operate SLEEP function on
service.
ENT).
the TV. (Works only for a TV
0, and ql
3 To operate the Picture-in-
with the SLEEP function.)
N:
To play.
Picture function. Press each
qh To operate JUMP, FLASHBACK
button or combination of
or CHANNEL RETURN function
buttons as described in the
on the TV depending on the
*
2
This key corresponds to Tivo service or the replay service. Refer to its
table below.
setting of the TV's
instruction manual for details.
manufacturer.
4 To change the input mode.
6 To display the current channel
qk To enter the selection.
on TV.
Operating an analog cable box
8 To move the cursor upward,
2 and qd
qh To operate JUMP, FLASHBACK
downward, to the left, or to the
To change the channel. For
or CHANNEL RETURN function
right.
example, to change to channel
on the TV depending on the
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
setting of the TV's
PIP operations
ENT).
manufacturer.
Press
To
qf CH+:
Channel up.
PIP
Turn on/off the "window" picture.
CH–:
Channel down.
GUIDE
Turn off the "window" picture.
Notes
m or M
Change the TV channel in the "window" picture.
• There may be cases you may turn on/off the cable box by pressing the CH+ or
zREC
Change the input mode of the "window" picture.
CH– buttons on the Commander.
x
Move the location of the "window" picture.
• If your cable box can control volume, be sure to set its volume control to a
medium position. If the volume on the cable box is turned down completely,
N
Swap the "main" picture and the "window" picture.
you will not be able to adjust your TV's volume with the Commander.
X
Freeze the "window" picture.
Note
Operating a digital cable box
If you have programmed the Channel Macro function for TV operation, the
button used as a macro key cannot be used for PIP operation.
2 and qd
*
3
zREC:
To change the channel
To record, press N
(for example, to change to
while pressing zREC.
Operating a VCR
channel 5, press 0 and 5, or
First release N, then
press 5 and ENT).
release zREC. To stop
2 and qd
4 To switch the antenna output.
3
To use the "FAVORITE" function.
recording, perform the
To change the channel. For
6 To expose the on-screen
4 To switch the output of the SAT
same procedure.
example, to change to channel
display.
receiver to the TV. (When
*
3
x:
To stop.
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
8 To move the cursor upward,
connecting a TV cable or
*
3
X:
To pause.
ENT).
downward, to the left, or to the
antenna to the receiver, the
qf CH+: Channel up.
0 and ql
right.
output switches between a TV
CH–: Channel down.
N:
To play.
9 To call up the MENU display.
and SAT program.)
qg To exit the setting menu.
x:
To stop.
qf CH+:
Channel up
6 To turn on the display.
qh To turn on the display of a
m:
To rewind.
CH–:
Channel down
8 To move the cursor upward,
shortcut menu.
M:
To fast-forward.
qg To change the input mode.
downward, to the left, or to the
qj To call up the title bar and
zREC: To record, press N
qk To enter the selection.
right.
toggle the title bar on/off in
while pressing z.
9 To call up the MENU display.
CABLE mode.
0, and ql
qk To bring up the Station Index
*
3
N: To play.
when a program guide is not
*
3
m: To rewind.
displayed.
*
3
M: To fast-forward.
To select the channel that is
highlighted.
.
*
3
The operation of the built-in DVR or the video on demand.
Operating a digital satellite receiver
Operating an MD deck
2 To select the track number. 0
qd To enter the setting.
2 and qd
9 To call up the MENU display.
selects track 10. To select track
qf CH+: To select the next track.
To change the channel. For
qf Channel up: +
numbers above 10, see the
CH–: To select the previous
example, to change to channel
Channel down: –
descriptions on the PIP button
track.
5, press 0 and 5 (or press 5 and
To page through the guide
above.
qg To clear the setting.
ENT).
when a program guide is
3 To select numbers 10 and
qh To select next disc.
3 To use the "FAVORITE"
displayed.
above. For example, to select
ql N: To play.
function.
qg To bring up the Station Index.
track 15, press PIP and then
m: To rewind.
4 To switch the output of the
qh To tune to the last tuned
press 5.
M: To fast-forward.
digital satellite receiver to the
station.
6 To change the display mode or
x:
To stop.
TV. (When you connect a TV
qj To bring up the Master Guide.
turn the display on/off.
X:
To pause.
cable or antenna to the receiver,
qk To select the channel that's
the output switches between a
0 To record, press N while
highlighted. To bring up the
TV and SAT program.)
Station Index when a program
pressing zREC/First release
8 To scroll through the Master
guide is not displayed.
N, then release zREC.
Guide.
ql N: To exit the mode.
Operating a DAT deck
Operating a DVD
2 To select the track number. 0
0 To record, press N while
selects track 10. To select track
pressing zREC/First release
2 Number buttons : To set items
qf CH+: To proceed to the next
numbers above 10, see the
N, then release zREC.
selected from the screen.
location or song.
descriptions on the PIP button
qf CH+: To select the next track.
3 To select numbers 10 and
Channel up.
above.
CH–: To select the previous
above. For example, to select
CH–: To proceed to the
3 To select numbers 10 and
track.
track 15, press PIP and then
previous location or song.
above. For example, to select
ql N: To play.
press 5.
Channel down.
track 15, press PIP and then
m: To rewind.
4 To change the sound.
qg To switch the subtitle.
press 5.
M: To fast-forward.
6 To show the current play status
qh To display the title menu.
6 To change the display mode or
x:
To stop.
on the screen.
qj To clear the selected characters
turn the display on/off.
To pause.
X:
8 To move the cursor upward,
from the screen.
downward, to the left, or to the
qk To execute items selected from
right.
the screen.
9 To display the DVD menu.
ql N: To play.
0 To record, press N while
m: To rewind.
Operating a tape deck
pressing zREC.
M: To fast-forward.
First release N, then release
x: To stop.
3, 0, and ql
ENT: To reverse.
zREC.
X: To pause.
Tape operation buttons.
: To play.
qd To enter the setting. To set
For dual cassette decks,
:
To rewind.
items selected from the screen.
operation buttons for Deck A
:
To fast-forward.
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
: To stop.
deck, buttons for Deck B).
MENU:
Operating a receiver/amplifier
PIP: To reverse.
To record, press
while
N:
To play.
pressing MENU.
2 To select the input source:
qf Presetting frequency up: +,
m:
To rewind.
First release
, and then
1 selects VIDEO 1
down: –
To fast-forward.
release MENU.
M:
2 selects VIDEO 2
Tuning frequency up: +,
zREC: To record, press N
OK: To pause.
down: –
3 selects AUX
while pressing zREC.
qh To select Deck A or Deck B
4 selects TUNER
qh To shift band (FM/AM).
First release N, then
(dual cassette deck only).
5 selects CD
ql Work as N, M, m, x, X
release zREC.
6 selects TAPE
buttons of the CD player.
If your tape deck's commander has
x:
To stop.
7 selects MD
(When a CD player is set up on
one set of tape operating buttons, and
X:
To pause
has an A/B button for the deck
8 selects TV
the CD button.)
8, 9, qd, and qk
selection, use the RECALL button to
9 selects PHONO
Operation buttons for Deck B
select Deck A or Deck B.
0 selects DVD
(for Sony-brand dual cassette
4 To switch input source by each
deck, buttons for Deck A).
pressing.
Operating a CD player
2 To select the track number. 0
qf CH+: To select the next track.
Specifications
selects track 10. To select track
CH–: To select the previous
numbers above 10, see the
track.
descriptions on the PIP button
Operable distance
Approx. 7 m (23 ft) (varies depending of the
qg To clear the setting.
component of each manufacturer)
above.
qh To select next disc.
Power requirements
Two size AA (R6) batteries (not supplied)
3 To select numbers 10 and
ql N: To play.
Battery life
Approx. 6 months (varies depending on frequency of
above. For example, to select
m: To rewind.
use)
track 15, press PIP and then
M: To fast-forward.
Dimensions
Approx. 55 × 200 × 32 mm (w/h/d)
press 5.
x:
To stop.
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× 7
7
/
× 1
5
/
in.)
4
8
16
6 To switch the display of the CD
X:
To pause.
Mass
Approx. 95 g (3.4 oz.) (not including batteries)
player to on/off.
qd To enter the setting.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
The CE mark on the unit is valid only for products
marketed in the European Union.

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  • Page 1 On the CBL/SAT, RCVR, CD, AUX, and DVD buttons, “analog cable button, “receiver” on the RCVR button, “CD player” on the CD • You may not be able to operate even a Sony brand component with box”, “receiver”, “CD player”, “tape deck”, and “DVD player” are button, “tape deck”...
  • Page 2 Para ajustar el telemando a fin de utilizarlo con componentes de utilizar con el telemando. otros fabricantes (no Sony), o para usarlo con un componente que no 5 Repita el paso 4 hasta que encuentre el número de código correcto.

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