The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the unit. Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. _______________ _____________________________ _________ Serial No. ________________ _____________________________ _________...
12)Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 13)Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
Notice for customers: The following information is only applicable to equipment sold in countries applying EU Directives. The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
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Table of Contents About This Manual...4 Supplied accessories...8 Description and location of parts...9 Getting started ...18 Connections 1: Installing the speakers ...19 2: Connecting the speakers ...21 3: Connecting the TV ...23 4a: Connecting the video components...25 4b: Connecting the audio components ...34 5: Connecting the antennas (aerials)...35 6: Inserting the wireless transmitter/ transceiver...36...
“BRAVIA” Sync Features What is “BRAVIA” Sync? ... 89 Preparing for the “BRAVIA” Sync ... 90 Playing back components with one-touch operation (One-Touch Play)... 91 Enjoying the TV sound from the speakers connected to the receiver (System Audio Control) ... 92 Turning off the receiver with the TV (System Power-Off) ...
Description and location of parts Front panel A ?/1 (on/standby) Turns the receiver on or off (page 39, 63, 77). B Remote sensor Receives signals from remote commander. C White indicator Lights up when the receiver is turned on. D MULTI CHANNEL DECODING indicator Lights up when multi channel audio signals are decoded (page 139).
Indicators on the display PL ll ANALOG HDMI COAX OPT LH SW RH LF E SB L SB R Indicator and explanation Lights up when the audio signal is output from the SUBWOOFER jack. B Dolby Pro Logic indicators Lights up one of the respective indicators when the receiver performs Dolby Pro Logic processing.
Indicator and explanation J SLEEP Lights up when the Sleep Timer is activated. K LPCM Lights up when the receiver is decoding the Linear PCM signals. L DTS(-ES) indicators Lights up one of the respective indicators when the receiver is decoding the corresponding DTS format signals.
Rear panel COMPONENT VIDEO ASSIGNABLE (INPUT ONLY) A DIGITAL INPUT/OUTPUT section OPTICAL IN jacks (page 23, 29, 30, 31) COAXIAL IN jack (page 29, 30, HDMI IN/OUT* jacks (page 23, B ANTENNA section FM ANTENNA jack (page 35) AM ANTENNA terminals (page 35) SIRIUS jack (USA model only) (page 66)
TV (page 23). Remote commander You can use the supplied remote to operate the receiver and to control the Sony audio/video components that the remote is assigned to operate. You can also program the remote to control non-Sony audio/video components.
Selects the component you want to use. When you press any of the input buttons, the receiver turns on. The buttons are initial assigned to control Sony components. You can program the remote to control non-Sony components following the steps in “Programming the remote”...
Returns to the previous menu or exits the menu while the menu or on-screen guide is displayed on the TV screen. Press TV (W), then press RETURN/EXIT O to return to the previous menu of Sony TV. V/v/B/b Press V/v/B/b to select the menu items, then press to enter the selection.
See the table on page 17 for information on the buttons that you can use to control each component. The following buttons have tactile dots. Use the tactile dots as reference when operating the receiver. – RM-AAP055 only: number 5, VIDEO 1, N, CATEGORY MODE, TV CH +, PRESET + –...
To control other Sony components TV VCR Name AV ?/1 Numeric buttons -/--, >10 ENTER (Text) Color buttons TOOLS/ OPTIONS MENU, HOME ./> < < m/TUNING –, M/TUNING + N, X, x PRESET +/–, TV CH +/– PROG +/– F1/F2...
Getting started You can enjoy your audio/video components connected to the receiver by following the simple steps below. Installing and connecting the speakers See “1: Installing the speakers” (page 19) and “2: Connecting the speakers” (page 21). Checking the connection appropriate for your components Connecting the TV and video components The image quality depends on the connecting jack.
Connections 1: Installing the speakers This receiver allows you to use a 7.1 channel system (7 speakers and one subwoofer). Example of speaker system configuration AFront speaker (Left) BFront speaker (Right) CCenter speaker DSurround speaker (Left) ESurround speaker (Right) FSurround back speaker (Left)* GSurround back speaker (Right)* HFront high speaker (Left)* IFront high speaker (Right)*...
Tips • When you connect a 7.1 channel speaker system with two surround back speakers, all angle A should be the same. • When you connect a 7.1 channel speaker system with two front high speakers, place the front high speakers –...
2: Connecting the speakers Before connecting cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). Center speaker Right Subwoofer ** Surround back/Front high/ Bi-amplifier/Front B speaker * A Monaural audio cord (not supplied) B Speaker cord (not supplied) Surround speaker Right Left...
* Notes on the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/ FRONT HIGH/BI-AMP/FRONT B terminals connection. – If you connect only one surround back speaker, connect it to L of this terminals. – If you are not using surround back speaker or front high speakers, and you have an additional front speaker system, connect the additional front speaker system to this terminals.
TV without an HDMI jack A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. C Component video cord (not supplied) D Video cord (not supplied)
* If you connect the receiver to the ARC compatible TV’s HDMI jack via an HDMI cable, you do not need to connect the TV to the receiver with the optical digital cord. **If you connect the receiver to the ARC compatible TV, the TV sound will output from the speakers connected to the receiver via the HDMI TV OUT jack.
HDMI is the abbreviated name for High- Definition Multimedia Interface. It is an interface which transmits video and audio signals in digital format. By connecting Sony “BRAVIA” Sync- compatible components using HDMI cables, operations can be simplified. See ““BRAVIA” Sync Features” (page 89).
“PlayStation 3” A HDMI cable (not supplied) Sony recommends that you use an HDMI-authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. * For details on the audio connection of TV to the receiver, see page 23. Notes • HDMI 4 input has a better sound quality. When...
Notes on connecting cables • Use a High Speed HDMI cable. If you use a Standard HDMI cable, 1080p, Deep Color (Deep Colour) or 3D images may not be displayed properly. • We do not recommend using an HDMI-DVI conversion cable. When you connect an HDMI-DVI conversion cable to a DVI-D component, the sound and/or the image may not be output.
Connecting components without HDMI jacks Connect your video components according to the table below. Component Blu-ray Disc player DVD player DVD recorder Satellite tuner, Cable TV tuner Camcorder, video game, etc. If you want to connect several digital components, but cannot find an unused input See “Enjoying the sound/images from other inputs (Input Assign)”...
To connect a Blu-ray Disc player Blu-ray Disc player Video signals A Component video cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) D Optical digital cord (not supplied) E Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) Notes •...
To connect a DVD player, DVD recorder DVD player, DVD recorder Video signals A Component video cord (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied) C Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) Notes • The initial setting for the DVD input button is as follows: –...
To connect a satellite tuner, cable TV tuner Satellite tuner, Cable TV tuner Video signals A Component video cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) D Optical digital cord (not supplied) Note The initial setting of the COMPONENT VIDEO IN 3 jacks are satellite tuner or cable TV tuner.
To connect components with analog video and audio jack The following illustration shows how to connect a component which has analog jacks such as a DVD recorder, VCR, etc. DVD recorder, VCR Audio signals A Audio cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied) C Audio/video cord (not supplied) Notes •...
Function for conversion of video signals The receiver is equipped with a function for converting video signals. • Composite video signals can be output as HDMI video and component video signals • Component video signals can be output as HDMI video and video signals. OUTPUT jack HDMI TV OUT INPUT jack...
4b: Connecting the audio components The following illustration shows how to connect a Super Audio CD player, CD player, CD recorder and DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter. Before connecting cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). Super Audio CD player, CD player, CD recorder...
To detach the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter from DMPORT jack Press and hold both sides of the connector and then pull out the connector. 5: Connecting the antennas (aerials) Connect the supplied AM loop antenna (aerial) and FM wire antenna (aerial). Before connecting the antennas (aerials), be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
6: Inserting the wireless transmitter/transceiver To use the S-AIR function, you need to insert the wireless transmitter (not supplied) into the S-AIR main unit (this receiver) and the wireless transceiver (not supplied) into the S-AIR sub unit. Notes • Before inserting the wireless transmitter/ transceiver, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
7: Connecting to the network Configuring your home network with DLNA- compliant devices. If your computer is connected to the Internet, you can connect this receiver to the Internet as well, through the wired LAN connection. Note The method used to connect your computer to the Internet depends on the devices, your ISP, your computer, and the router used.
Configuration example The following illustration is a configuration example of a home network with the receiver, a computer. We recommend that you use a wired connection. Internet LAN cable (not supplied) Notes • An audio or video playback on the computer may occasionally be interrupted when you use a wireless connection.
8: Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. Notes • Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead), make sure that metallic wires of the speaker cords are not touching each other between the SPEAKERS terminals.
To reboot the receiver If the buttons on the receiver or the remote do not work due to a malfunction of the receiver, reboot the receiver. Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver. Hold down ?/1 until the white indicator flashes.
Press V/v repeatedly to select “Speaker”, then press Speaker Settings Speaker Pattern Sur Back Assign : Manual Setup Crossover Freq Test Tone D.Range Comp : AUTO Press V/v repeatedly to select “Speaker Pattern”, then press Speaker Pattern 3/4.1 Press V/v repeatedly to select the speaker pattern you want, then press Press RETURN/EXIT O.
Selecting the front speaker system You can select the front speakers you want to drive. Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for this operation. SPEAKERS Press SPEAKERS repeatedly to select the front speaker system you want to drive. You can confirm the selected speakers terminals by checking the indicator on the display.
Before you perform Auto Calibration Before you perform Auto Calibration, check the following items. • Set up and connect the speakers (page 19, 21). • Connect only the supplied optimizer microphone to the AUTO CAL MIC jack. Do not connect other microphones to this jack.
On setting up the active subwoofer • When a subwoofer is connected, turn on the subwoofer and turn up the volume beforehand. Turn the LEVEL to just before the mid-point. • If you connect a subwoofer with a crossover frequency function, set the value to maximum.
Press V/v repeatedly to select “Auto Calibration”, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select “Calibration Start”, then press The screen on which you can select the item to be measured appears. Press V/v repeatedly and uncheck the items you do not want to measure, then press b.
Makes the measurement of frequency from each speaker flat. • Engineer Sets the frequency to one that matches that of the Sony listening room standard. • Front Reference Adjusts the characteristics of all the speakers to match the characteristics of the front speaker.
Checking the Auto Calibration results To check error code or warning message obtained in “2: Performing Auto Calibration” (page 44), proceed with the following steps. Press V/v to select “Warning” in step 7 in “2: Performing Auto Calibration” (page 45) then press If a warning message appears, check the message and use the receiver without change.
Message list after Auto Calibration measurement Display and explanation Error Code 31 The SPEAKERS is set to off. Set it to others and perform the Auto Calibration again. Error Code 32 None of the speakers were detected. Make sure that the optimizer microphone is connected properly and perform the measurement again.
Configuring the network settings of the receiver The network settings for the receiver must be set correctly to use the network functions of the receiver. You can make the required network settings for the receiver by following the instructions provided by an initial setup wizard. The procedure used to set up the IP address automatically (DHCP) is explained below.
Network 100Base-TX or higher Sound Direct Sound compatible sound card card Note Sony does not guarantee trouble-free operation on all computers that satisfy the system requirements. Other software operating on background may affect the operation of this software. Windows Vista Intel Core Duo 1.33 GHz or higher...
Installing the VAIO Media plus application software on a computer When you use VAIO Media plus as server software, install on your computer the VAIO Media plus application software provided on the CD-ROM supplied with the receiver by following steps below. If an older version of VAIO Media plus has already been installed on your computer, uninstall the following three programs using...
Guide to on-screen display operation You can display the menu of the receiver on the TV screen and select the function you want to use on the TV screen by pressing V/v/B/b on the remote. To display the menu of the receiver on the TV screen, make sure that the receiver is in “GUI MODE”...
Overview of the main menus Menu icon Description Input Selects the input source component connected to the receiver (page 54). Music Selects the music from the server on the home network, “My Library” or the audio component connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (page 56).
Press TOOLS/OPTIONS while the menu item list is displayed. The option menu appears. Press V/v repeatedly to select the option menu item you want, then press or b. Press V/v repeatedly to select the parameter you want, then press To exit the option menu Press MENU.
Press V/v repeatedly to select the component you want, then press The menu screen disappears and the playback screen of the external input appears. For details on the selected input and its connected components, see “Connections” (page 19). Turn on the component and start playback.
For details on connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, see “4b: Connecting the audio components” (page 34). You can use the following Sony DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapters: • TDM-BT1/BT10 Bluetooth™ Wireless Audio Adapter •...
Select a track you want to play back using the component connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter. Press MASTER VOL +/– (RM-AAP055 only) or (RM-AAP056 only) to adjust the volume. You can also use MASTER VOLUME on the receiver. Operating the TDM-iP50 using the GUI menu of the receiver Make sure that “System GUI”...
x Repeat Plays back one or all the tracks repeatedly. • Off Deactivates the repeat play mode. • One Plays back one track repeatedly. • All Plays back all the tracks repeatedly. x Shuffle Plays back all the tracks in random order. •...
To operate the TDM-iP50 using the adapter menu Make sure that “Adapter GUI” is selected in step 4 in “Changing the operation screen using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT” (page 58). For details on operating the adapter using the adapter GUI menu, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the adapter you are using.
Recording using the receiver You can record from a video/audio component using the receiver. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your recording component. Recording onto a CD-R You can record onto a CD-R using the receiver. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your CD recorder.
Notes • Some sources contain copy guards to prevent recording. In this case, you may not be able to record from the source. • Only analog input signals are output from the analog output jack (for recording). • HDMI sound cannot be recorded. •...
Tuning into a station automatically (Auto Tuning) Press GUI MODE. After “GUI ON” appears on the display for a while, the GUI menu appears on the TV screen. Press MENU if the GUI menu does not appear on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “...
Changing the AM tuning scale (USA model only) You can change the AM tuning scale to either 9 kHz or 10 kHz using the buttons on the receiver. DISPLAY Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver. While holding down DISPLAY, press ?/1 on the receiver.
Tuning to preset stations Select “ FM” or “ the menu, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select the preset station you want. Preset numbers from 1 to 30 are available. Naming preset stations (Name Input) On “ FM” or “ press V/v repeatedly to select the preset number on which you have stored the station and...
Listening to Satellite Radio (USA model only) To listen to Satellite Radio, you’ll need to connect a SIRIUS Satellite Radio tuner (sold separately) to your Sirius-Ready receiver. SIRIUS Satellite Radio is available to residents of the US (except Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada.
Connecting a satellite radio tuner Connect the SiriusConnect Home tuner. When you use the SiriusConnect Home tuner with this receiver, be sure to connect the AC power adaptor supplied with the tuner to a wall outlet. SIRIUS jack Note Keep the SiriusConnect Home tuner, antenna, and AC power adaptor away from the speaker cords and the power cord to avoid picking up noise.
Checking receiving conditions (Antenna Aiming) Select “ SR” from the menu, then press or b. Press TOOLS/OPTIONS. The option menu appears. Press V/v repeatedly to select “Antenna Aiming”, then press While checking the quality of the reception, adjust the direction of the antenna to obtain the best reception.
Press V/v repeatedly to select the category, then press • ALL: You can select a channel from all the categories. • (category name): You can select a channel from one category. Note When the “Preset Mode” screen is displayed, press TOOLS/OPTIONS, then press V/v repeatedly to select “Category Mode”.
Presetting satellite radio channels You can select the channels you want directly by presetting them using the preset numbers. You can preset up to 30 SIRIUS Satellite Radio channels. V/v/b, Select a channel you want to preset using Category Mode (page 67) or Direct Tuning (page 68).
Restricting access to specific channels (Parental Lock) You can restrict access to certain channels using your own lock code. The lock code is set to “0000” as the default. Change the lock code before you use this function for the first time. See “To change the lock code (Lock Code)”...
To listen to the locked channels Select a locked channel you want to listen to using Direct Tuning (page 68). “Enter your 4-digit lock code.” appears. Press SHIFT, then press the numeric buttons to enter your 4-digit lock code. The channel is tuned in. To cancel the Parental Lock Select a channel you want to unlock using Direct Tuning (page 68).
Satellite radio message list Message Explanation appears on TV screen [Display] Antenna Error The antenna is not connected [ANTENNA properly. ERROR] Acquiring Signal The receiving condition is not [ACQUIRING] good. Call 888-539-SIRI You have not subscribed for the [CALL 888-539- selected channel.
C.ST.EX A (Cinema Studio EX A DCS ) Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment “Cary Grant Theater” cinema production studio. This is a standard mode, great for watching almost any type of movie.
C.ST.EX C (Cinema Studio EX C DCS ) Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment scoring stage. This mode is ideal for watching musicals or films where orchestra music is featured in the soundtrack. x V.MULTI DIM. (V.Multi...
When headphones are connected You can only select this sound field if the headphones are connected to the receiver. x HP 2CH (Headphone (2ch)) This mode is selected automatically if you use headphones (except “A. DIRECT”). Standard 2 channel stereo sources completely bypass the sound field processing and multi channel surround formats are downmixed to 2 channels except LFE signals.
Digital audio formats supported by the receiver Digital audio formats that this receiver can decode depend on digital audio input jacks for the components connected. This receiver supports the following audio formats. Audio format Dolby Digital Dolby Digital EX Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD DTS-ES DTS 96/24...
Enjoying the surround effect at low volume levels (NIGHT MODE) This function allows you to retain a theater like environment at low volume levels. This function can be used with other sound fields. When watching a movie late at night, you will be able to hear the dialog clearly even at a low volume level.
Using Network Features About the network functions of the receiver • You can enjoy content (music, photos, and videos) which have been stored on a DLNA-compliant device (DLNA CERTIFIED™ Products) that has an authorized DLNA logo displayed on the device (page 78). •...
Press GUI MODE. After “GUI ON” appears on the display for a while, the GUI menu appears on the TV screen. Press MENU if the GUI menu does not appear on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “ Music”, “...
Playing back content registered in My Library Select “ Music”, “ or “ Video” from the menu, then press or b. Press V/v repeatedly to select “My Library”, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select content you want to play back from the content list.
To play back a photo together with background music (BGM) You can enjoy photos with music registered in “My Library” as background music. Play back a photo from “Server” (page 78) or “My Library” (page 80). If you play back a photo from “Server”, you can play back a single photo or a slideshow of photos listed on the screen.
Computer (server, controller) Select the device to be used as a server using a controller on the home network. Select the content you want to play back using a controller on the home network. Select the receiver to be used to play back the content using a controller on the home network.
Listening to Rhapsody (USA model only) You can enjoy the Rhapsody Digital Music Service by connecting your receiver to the Internet. Rhapsody is only available in the U.S. Rhapsody Digital Music Service Play all the music you want with Rhapsody Thousands of artists.
Press V/v/B/b repeatedly to select “Finish”, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select “Finish”, then press Note Repeat the process again from step 6 if the sign in fails. To check the account information Select “ Settings” from the menu, then press or b.
Press V/v/B/b to select the track you want to listen to from the list, then press The playback screen appears on the TV screen and the track you selected is played back. Searching for a track, album, or artist you want to listen to You can search for a track, album, or artist using the search function.
Selecting a track, playlist or station registered in My Library You can select a track, playlist or station registered in “My Library”. Select “ Rhapsody” from the menu, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select “My Library”, then press Press V/v/B/b to select the track you want to listen to using My Library list, then press My Library list...
Press V/v/B/b to select the station you want to listen to, then press The reception screen appears on the TV screen, and the station you selected is received. Notes • When the number of stations is large, up to 100 stations can be displayed (in order) on this receiver.
Features of the Setup Manager application software You can check the settings of the receiver, and adjust those settings using your computer, as well as using the receiver, after installing the Setup Manager application software provided on the CD-ROM supplied with the receiver. The following settings cannot be set using the computer with the Setup Manager application software.
Manager] – [Help for Setup Manager], in that order. “BRAVIA” Sync Features What is “BRAVIA” Sync? “BRAVIA” Sync is compatible with Sony TV, Blu-ray Disc/DVD player, AV amplifier, etc., that is equipped with the Control for HDMI function. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the “BRAVIA”...
Preparing for the “BRAVIA” Sync The receiver is compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function. • If your TV is compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function, you can set the Control for HDMI function of the receiver and playback components automatically by setting the TV (page 90).
Set the Control for HDMI function of the connected component to on. If the Control for HDMI function for the connected component is already set to on, you do not need to change the setting. For details on setting the TV and connected components, refer to the operating instructions of the respective components.
Enjoying the TV sound from the speakers connected to the receiver (System Audio Control) You can enjoy the TV sound from the speakers connected to the receiver by a simple operation. You can operate System Audio Control function using the TV menu. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV.
Turning off the receiver with the TV (System Power-Off) When you turn the TV off by using the POWER button on the TV’s remote, the receiver and the connected components turn off automatically. You can also use the receiver’s remote to turn off the TV.
S-AIR Operations About S-AIR products This receiver is compatible with the S-AIR function, which allows wireless sound transmission between S-AIR products. There are two types of S-AIR product. • S-AIR main unit (this receiver): The S-AIR main unit is for transmitting sound.
About environments where S-AIR products (S-AIR main unit and sub unit) are used S-AIR products use a radio frequency of 2.4 GHz. Certain electronic equipment or other factors may cause lost connection or instability in S-AIR reception. • Electronic equipment influence The following may cause interference or cross talk.
Press V/v repeatedly to select “ Settings”, then press The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “S-AIR”, then press Press V/v repeatedly to select “S-AIR ID”, then press or b. Press V/v repeatedly to select the ID (A, B or C) you want, then press The ID of the S-AIR main unit is set.
x Before pairing Sound transmission is established by the ID (example). Your room Neighbor S-AIR main unit (this receiver) ID A ID A S-AIR sub unit S-AIR sub unit x After pairing Sound transmission is established between the paired S-AIR main unit and S-AIR sub unit(s) only.
Notes • Perform pairing within 5 minutes in step 7. If you do not, pairing is recognized as failed, and the screen changes accordingly. In this case, see “If pairing fails” (page 98). • When sound transmission is established, “Pairing complete. To perform pairing to another unit, select “Continue”.”...
Press GUI MODE. After “GUI ON” appears on the display for a while, the GUI menu appears on the TV screen. Press MENU if the GUI menu does not appear on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “ Settings”, then press The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen.
To control the system from the S-AIR receiver You can control the system from the S-AIR receiver by using the following buttons. Press Operation , X, x, Share the same operations on the ./> remote S-AIR CH Change the function of the system For details, refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR receiver.
Press V/v repeatedly to select the setting you want, then press • OFF: The system transmits sound by fixing the channel for transmitting. • ON: The system transmits sound by searching for a better channel for transmitting. • AUTO: Normally select this. The system changes “RF Change”...
• Adjust the location (height, orientation, and place in the room) of S-AIR products until reception is the most stable. – Place so that the wireless adapters of the S-AIR main unit and sub unit are closer. – Place so that S-AIR products are separated from other wireless devices.
Press V/v repeatedly to select the setting you want. • OFF: You cannot enjoy the S-AIR receiver while the S-AIR main unit is in standby mode. • ON: You can enjoy the S-AIR receiver while the S-AIR main unit is in standby mode or turned on.
Notes • Some audio input modes may not be set up depending on the input. • When the HDMI 1-4 input, DMPORT, SERVER, Rhapsody, SHOUTcast, or SIRIUS input is selected, “------” appears on the display, and you cannot select other modes. Select another input, then set the audio input mode.
Select the audio and/or video signals you want to assign to the input which you selected in step 3 using V/v/B/b. Press Input name Assignable Component1 video input Component2 jacks Component3 Composite HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 HDMI4 None Assignable DVD COAX audio input BD OPT jacks...
Using a bi-amplifier connection Press GUI MODE. After “GUI ON” appears on the display for a while, the GUI menu appears on the TV screen. Press MENU if the GUI menu does not appear on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “...
Adjusting Settings Using the Settings menu You can adjust various settings for speakers, surround effects, etc. using the Settings menu. To display the menu of the receiver on the TV screen, make sure that the receiver is in “GUI MODE” by following the steps in “To turn “GUI MODE”...
Settings menu list Settings menu Description Auto Calibration Sets the speaker level or distance and makes the measurement automatically (page 108). Speaker Sets the speaker position manually (page 109). Surround Selects the sound field and adjusts the surround effect you choose (page 113). Adjusts the equalizer (bass/ treble sound) (page 114).
Press V/v repeatedly and uncheck the items you do not want to measure, then press b. The confirmation screen, asking whether you are ready to start measurement, appears. Press to select “Start”. The measurement results is registered as the position you selected in step 1. Repeat step 1 to 4 to register another seating position.
Manual Setup You can adjust each speaker manually on the “Manual Setup” screen. You can also adjust the speaker levels after the Auto Calibration is completed. To adjust the speaker level You can adjust each speaker’s level (front left/ right, front left/right high, center, surround left/right, surround back left/right, subwoofer).
Press V/v repeatedly to set the size of the selected speaker, then press • Large If you connect large speakers that will effectively reproduce bass frequencies, select “Large”. Normally, select “Large”. • Small If the sound is distorted, or you feel a lack of surround effects when using multi channel surround sound, select “Small”...
Press V/v repeatedly to adjust the parameter, then press • OFF • AUTO The test tone is output from each speaker in sequence. • L, C, R, SR, SB*, SBR, SBL, SL, LH, RH, SW You can select which speakers will output the test tone.
D.Range Comp (Dynamic range compression) Lets you compress the dynamic range of the soundtrack. This may be useful when you want to watch movies at low volumes late at night. Dynamic range compression is possible with Dolby Digital sources only. x OFF The dynamic range is not compressed.
EQ Settings menu You can use the following parameters to adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble level) of front speakers. Bass Level (dB) Frequency (Hz) Note This function does not work in the following cases. – “A. DIRECT” is being used. –...
Decode Priority (Digital audio input decoding priority) Lets you specify the input mode for the digital signal input to the DIGITAL IN jacks or HDMI IN jacks. x PCM When signals from the DIGITAL IN jack are selected, PCM signals are given priority (to prevent interruption when playback starts).
Video Settings menu You can make settings for video. Resolution (Converting video signals) Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signals. “Resolution” parameter Input from x Direct COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks VIDEO IN jacks x Auto COMPONENT VIDEO IN (initial setting) jacks VIDEO IN jacks...
When the TV is turned on while the receiver is in the standby mode, the receiver outputs HDMI signals from the receiver’s HDMI TV OUT jack. Sony recommends this setting if you use a TV that is compatible with “BRAVIA” Sync. This setting saves power in the standby mode compared with the “ON”...
Subwoofer Level Lets you set the level of the subwoofer to 0 dB or +10 dB when PCM signals are input via an HDMI connection. You can set the level for each HDMI input independently. x 0 dB x +10 dB x AUTO Automatically sets the level to 0 dB or +10 dB depending on the audio stream.
Press V/v repeatedly to select the IP address, then press The soft keyboard appears on the TV screen. Press V/v/B/b and to select a character one by one to enter the IP address. Press V/v/B/b to select “Finish”, then press Press b to display the next screen.
To cancel the setup Press V/v repeatedly to select “Cancel”, then press in step 3. To remove the detected controllers from the list Press V/v repeatedly to select the controller you want to remove from the list, then press to check the box. Press V/v repeatedly to select “Remove All”, then press Up to 10 network controllers that have attempted to...
System Settings menu You can customize the settings of the receiver. Auto Standby Lets you set the receiver switch to standby mode automatically when you do not operate the receiver or when there is no signals input to the receiver. x OFF Does not switch to standby mode.
Operating without connecting to a TV You can operate this receiver using the display even if the TV is not connected to the receiver. RETURN/ EXIT O Using the menu in the display Press GUI MODE repeatedly to select “GUI OFF”. The receiver is switched to front panel display mode.
Overview of the menus The following options are available in each menu. For details on navigating through menus, see page 122. Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Auto Calibration Auto Calibration start settings [A.CAL START] [<AUTO CAL>] Calibration type [CAL TYPE] Position [POSITION] Naming position [NAME IN]...
Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Subwoofer level [SW LEVEL] Dynamic range compression [D. RANGE] Speaker settings Speaker pattern [<SPEAKER>] [SP PATTERN] Front speakers size [FRT SIZE] Center speaker size [CNT SIZE] Surround speakers size [SUR SIZE] Front high speakers size [FH SIZE] Surround back speaker assign [SB ASSIGN] Front left speaker distance...
Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Subwoofer distance [SW DIST.] Distance unit [DIST. UNIT] Front speakers crossover frequency [FRT CROSS] Center speaker crossover frequency [CNT CROSS] Surround speakers crossover frequency [SUR CROSS] Front high speakers crossover frequency [FH CROSS] Surround settings Effect level [<SURROUND>] [EFFECT] EQ settings...
Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] Audio settings Synchronizes audio with video [<AUDIO>] output [A/V SYNC] Digital broadcast language selection [DUAL MONO] Digital audio input decoding priority [DEC. PRIO] Digital audio input assignment [A. ASSIGN] Video settings Resolution [<VIDEO>] [RESOLUTION] Video input assignment [V.
Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] System settings Naming inputs [<SYSTEM>] [NAME IN] Auto standby mode [AUTO STBY] Version display [VER. X.XXX] Updating from PC [UPDATE (PC)] Depends on the speaker pattern setting, some parameters or settings may not be available. xxx represent a speaker channel (FL, FR, CNT, SL, SR, SB, SBL, SBR, LH, RH, SW). You can only select this parameter if “SP PATTERN”...
Index name appears only when you have assigned one to the input or preset station. Index name does not appear when only blank spaces have been entered or it is same as the input name. Stream information may not be displayed. This information also appears for non-RDS FM stations.
Listening to satellite radio (USA model only) For details on SIRIUS Radio service, see “Listening to Satellite Radio” (page 65) in “Tuner Operations”. Aiming the SIRIUS Antenna You can use “SR ANT AIM” in the Tuner Settings menu to help you aim the antenna for optimal signal reception.
You can customize the remote to match the components connected to your receiver. You can even program the remote to control non- Sony components and also Sony components that the remote is normally unable to control. Before you begin, note that: –...
Use the numeric codes in the tables below to control non-Sony components and also Sony components that the remote is normally unable to control. Since the remote signal that a...
To control a CD player Maker Code(s) SONY 101, 102, 103 DENON 104, 123 105, 106, 107 KENWOOD 108, 109, 110 MAGNAVOX 111, 116 MARANTZ ONKYO 112, 113, 114 PANASONIC PHILIPS PIONEER TECHNICS 115, 118, 119 YAMAHA 120, 121, 122...
To control a DVD/HDD COMBO Maker Code(s) SONY 401, 402, 403 To control a TV Maker Code(s) SONY 501, 502 AIWA 501, 536, 539 AKAI CENTURION CORONADO CURTIS-MATHES 503, 551, 566, 567 DAYTRON 517, 566 DAEWOO 504, 505, 506, 507,...
SHARP 748, 749 TOSHIBA 747, 756 ZENITH * If an AIWA VCR does not work even though you enter the code for AIWA, enter the code for Sony instead. To control a satellite tuner (box) Maker Code(s) SONY 801, 802, 803, 804,...
Clearing all the contents of the remote’s memory While holding down MASTER VOL – (RM-AAP055 only) or – (RM-AAP056 only), press and hold ?/1, then press AV ?/1. The RM SET UP indicator flashes 3 times. Release all buttons. All the contents of the remote’s memory (i.e., all the programmed data) are cleared.
S-AIR product(s). – There is an iron divider/door or furniture/ electric product made of fireproof glass, metal, etc., between the S-AIR product(s). If you have any questions or problems concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the receiver, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. General The receiver is turned off automatically. • “Auto Standby” is set to “ON” (page 121).
There is no sound from digital sources (from COAXIAL or OPTICAL input jack). • Check that the INPUT MODE is not set to “ANALOG” (page 103). • Check that the “A. DIRECT” is not being used. • Check that the selected digital audio input jack is not assigned to other inputs in “Input Assign”...
Recording cannot be carried out. • Check that the components are connected correctly. • Select the source component using the input buttons (page 54). The MULTI CHANNEL DECODING indicator does not light up in blue. • Check that the playback component is connected to a digital jack and the input is selected properly on this receiver.
• Depending on the playback component, you may need to set up the component. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with each component. • Be sure to use a High Speed HDMI cable when you view images or listen to sound during a 1080p, Deep Color (Deep Colour) or 3D transmission.
The TV’s remote cannot be used to control the connected component when using the Control for HDMI function. • Depending on the connected component and TV, you may need to set up the component and TV. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with each component and TV.
• Avoid using the equipment that generates electromagnetic energy, such as a microwave oven. • Place the S-AIR main unit and S-AIR sub unit separately from other wireless devices. • Avoid using any other wireless devices. • Change the “RF Change” setting (page 100).
• Make sure you select the correct input on the remote. • When you operate a programmed non- Sony component, the remote may not function properly depending on the model and the maker of the component. Network Cannot find the server.
(page 58) and “Satellite radio message list” (page 72). If the problem persist Consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained. In the event of a problem with S-AIR function,...
Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: (USA model only) With 8 ohm loads, both channels driven, from – 20,000 Hz; rated 100 watts per channel minimum RMS power, with no more than 0.09% total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output.
Type of Format Other conditions content Photo JPEG JPEG_SM, JPEG_MED, or JPEG_LRG defined in DLNA guidelines 1.0 Maximum Resolution: 4096 × 4096 Non-progressive JPEG Conforms to JPEG. Some files may not be played back. Conforms to JPEG. Some files may not be played back.
Index Numerics 2 channel 73 5.1 channel 19 7.1 channel 19 A.F.D. mode 73 A/V Sync 114, 126 Account 83 AM 61, 128 Antenna Aiming 67, 125, Audio Out 117, 126 Audio Return Channel 103 Audio Settings 114, 126 Auto Calibration Settings 108, 123 Auto Standby 121, 127 Auto Tuning 62, 128...
Manual Setup 110 Menu 107, 123 Message Auto Calibration 48 DIGITAL MEDIA PORT 58 Error 144 SIRIUS 72 Movie mode 73 Music Guide 84 Music mode 74 Muting 55 My Library 85 My Library (Rhapsody) 86 Name Input 55, 64, 109 Network settings Check 118 Network Standby 120...