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DVD Home Theatre System
Operating Instructions
©2005 Sony Corporation
Sony Corporation
Printed in Malaysia


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  • Page 1 2-594-460-14(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions ©2005 Sony Corporation Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...
  • Page 2 WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. AC power cord must be changed only at the qualified service shop. To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus with news papers, table-cloths, curtains, etc.
  • Page 3: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home Theatre System. Before operating this system, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome!... 3 About This Manual ... 6 This System Can Play the Following Discs ... 6 Guide to the Control Menu Display... 10 Getting Started Unpacking ... 13 Inserting Batteries into the Remote... 14 Hookup Overview... 15 Step 1: Speaker System Hookup...
  • Page 5 Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display... 81 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ... 82 [LANGUAGE SETUP] Settings for the Display... 83 [SCREEN SETUP] Custom Settings ... 84 [CUSTOM SETUP] Speaker Setting (Subwoofer) ... 85 [SPEAKER SETUP] Additional Information Precautions ...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    About This Manual • The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the system if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote. • The Control Menu items may be different depending on the area.
  • Page 7 – MP3 audio tracks, JPEG image files, and DivX video files of format conforming to ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2, or its extended format, Joliet The system can play DVD-ROMs/DVD+RWs/ DVD-RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-Rs recorded in the following formats: – DivX video files of format conforming to UDF.
  • Page 8 Note on PBC (Playback Control) (VIDEO CDs) This system conforms to Ver. 1.1 and Ver. 2.0 of VIDEO CD standards. You can enjoy two kinds of playback depending on the disc type. Disc type You can VIDEO CDs Enjoy video playback (moving without PBC pictures) as well as music.
  • Page 9 Note on playback operations of DVDs and VIDEO CDs Some playback operations of DVDs and VIDEO CDs may be intentionally set by software producers. Since this system plays DVDs and VIDEO CDs according to the disc contents the software producers designed, some playback features may not be available.
  • Page 10: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display Use the Control Menu to select a function and to view related information. Press repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (appears for certain discs only) Control Menu display off Control Menu display The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the disc type.
  • Page 11 *1 Displays the scene number for VIDEO CDs (PBC is on), track number for VIDEO CDs/Super Audio CDs/CDs, album number for DATA CDs. DivX video album number for DATA DVDs/DATA CDs. *2 Displays the index number for VIDEO CDs/Super Audio CDs, MP3 audio track number, or JPEG image file number for DATA CDs.
  • Page 12 [FILE] (page 57) Selects the JPEG image file and DivX video file to be played. [DATE] (page 62) Displays the date when the picture was taken. [INTERVAL] (page 52) Specifies the duration for which the slides are displayed on the screen. [EFFECT] (page 52) Selects the effects to be used for changing slides during a slide show.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started Unpacking Check that you have the following items: • Speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1) • AM loop antenna (aerial) (1) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Speaker cord (1) • Video Cord (1) • Remote Commander (remote) (1) •...
  • Page 14: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote

    Inserting Batteries into the Remote You can control the system using the supplied remote. Insert two size AAA (R03) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor Note •...
  • Page 15: Hookup Overview

    Hookup Overview Perform all connections and settings by following Steps 1 to 7. “Step 1: Speaker System Hookup” (page 16) “Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup” (page 19) “Step 3: TV Hookup” (page 20) “Step 4: Other Component Hookup” (page 26) “Step 5: Connecting the AC Power Cord (Mains Lead)”...
  • Page 16: Step 1: Speaker System Hookup

    Step 1: Speaker System Hookup Connect the supplied speaker system using the supplied speaker cord. Do not connect any speakers other than those supplied with this system. To obtain the best possible front surround sound, use the supplied Setup Disc to determine the ideal speaker positions (page 33).
  • Page 17: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Front speaker (R) Connect the speaker cord in order of 1 to 4, according to the above illustration. A Connect the speaker cord to the system. Secure the jack by tightening the two screws. B Connect the speaker jack marked RIGHT to the front speaker, then place it in the right front speaker position.
  • Page 18 • Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent such as alcohol or benzene. • Do not connect the WOOFER jack either front speaker, or the LEFT or RIGHT jacks to the subwoofer. • Place the speakers only on their bottom surfaces, with the SONY logo correctly oriented. Label side face down.
  • Page 19: Step 2: Antenna (aerial) Hookup

    Step 2: Antenna (Aerial) Hookup Connect the supplied AM/FM antennas (aerials) for listening to the radio. Note • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the system and other components. • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). •...
  • Page 20: Step 3: Tv Hookup

    Step 3: TV Hookup First, perform the video connection, and then audio connection. With your TV’s audio output connected to this system, you can listen to TV sound through the system speakers. Connecting the video cords Sends a played back DVD image to a TV. Check the jacks of your TV, and choose the A, B, C, or D connection.
  • Page 21 To connect to a TV with the SCART input jack Connect the system to your TV using the SCART (EURO AV) cord (not supplied). Be sure to connect the SCART (EURO AV) cord to the EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack on the system.
  • Page 22 Does your TV accept progressive signals? Progressive is the method for displaying TV images which reduces flickering, and sharpens the image. To display using this method, you need to connect to a TV that accepts progressive signals. “P AUTO” or “P VIDEO” appears in the front panel display when the system outputs progressive signals.
  • Page 23 either of the above conditions is not met. x INTERLACE Select this setting when: – your TV does not accept progressive signals, or, – your TV is connected to jacks other than the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (MONITOR OUT (VIDEO/S VIDEO)/EURO AV About DVD software types and the conversion method DVD software can be divided into 2 types: film-based software and video-based software.
  • Page 24: Connecting The Audio Cords

    Connecting the audio cords Outputs TV sound through the speakers of this system. When you want to output stereo (2-channel) TV sound from the system speakers, choose connection A or B below. The quality of the audio increases from A to B. EURO AV INPUT(FROM VIDEO) COAXIAL...
  • Page 25 B To connect the COAXIAL DIGITAL OUT jack of a TV to the TV COAXIAL DIGITAL IN jack of this system Connect a TV to the TV COAXIAL DIGITAL IN jack using a coaxial digital cord (not supplied). • To listen to the TV sound, select the function by pressing FUNCTION. For details, see page 40. Note •...
  • Page 26: Step 4: Other Component Hookup

    Step 4: Other Component Hookup You can enjoy a variety of other components connected to the system. Be sure to make connections securely to avoid hum and noise. To VIDEO 1/SAT 1 (COAXIAL DIGITAL IN) To VIDEO 1/SAT 1 (OPTICAL DIGITAL IN) To VIDEO 2/SAT 2 (COAXIAL...
  • Page 27 B To connect the S VIDEO OUT jack of other component to the S VIDEO IN jack of this system Connect a VCR or other component to the S VIDEO IN jack using an S video cord (not supplied). Connecting the audio cords The quality of the audio increases from To connect the AUDIO OUT jacks of other component to the AUDIO IN jacks of this system...
  • Page 28 If you connect a digital satellite receiver with a DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL or OPTICAL) jack The digital satellite receiver can be connected to the VIDEO 1/SAT 1 OPTICAL or COAXIAL DIGITAL IN or VIDEO 2/SAT 2 COAXIAL DIGITAL IN jack instead of the VIDEO 1/SAT1 or VIDEO 2/SAT2 AUDIO IN jacks of the system.
  • Page 29: Step 5: Connecting The Ac Power Cord (mains Lead)

    Step 5: Connecting the AC Power Cord (Mains Lead) Before connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) of this system to a wall outlet (mains), connect the speakers to the system (page 16). Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet (mains). The AC plug in the illustration is European &...
  • Page 30: Step 6: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 6: Performing the Quick Setup There are a minimum number of basic adjustments available for using the system. You can set the display language, sound track, or screen settings that match your TV type, etc. Note • The selectable language is different depending on the area.
  • Page 31 Press ENTER. The Setup Display for selecting the aspect ratio of the TV to be connected appears. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: 4:3 LETTER BOX LINE: 4:3 PAN SCAN 4:3 OUTPUT: Press X/x to select the setting that matches your TV type. x If you have a wide-screen TV or a 4:3 standard TV with a wide-screen mode [16:9] (page 83)
  • Page 32 To quit the Quick Setup Press DISPLAY in any Step. To recall the Quick Setup display Press DISPLAY. (If a disc is playing, press playback, then press The Control Menu appears. Press X/x to select The options for [SETUP] appear. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO...
  • Page 33: Step 7: Installing The Speakers

    Step 7: Installing the Speakers For the best possible front surround sound, use the Setup Disc and position the speakers as illustrated below. Side view 0.6 m ~ • When checking the front surround sound effect, make sure the SOUND FIELD setting is set to FOCUS SURROUND, and one or two people are in the listening position.
  • Page 34 – Both front speakers should be pointed straight forward. Do not place the speakers at an angle. Correct – Do not leave a space in front of the front speakers when placed on a table or rack, etc., as reflection may occur. Side view Correct Using the Setup Disc...
  • Page 35 Note • Even if an option is selected, the sound volume of the subwoofer may be low. This is by default setting, and is not a malfunction. • If there is no sound from the speakers, check the speaker connection. Press Z on the system.
  • Page 36: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Playing Discs "/1 Disc tray Note • Do not forcibly press the disc tray closed with your finger, as this may cause malfunction. • Do not place more than one disc on the tray. VOLUME − /+ ./> ALBUM –/+ FUNCTION Depending on the DVD VIDEO or VIDEO CD, some operations...
  • Page 37 Press H. The system starts playback (continuous play). Adjust the volume. To save the power in standby mode Press "/1 while the system turns on. To cancel standby mode, press "/1 once. Additional operations Press Stop Pause X or H Resume play after pause Go to the next chapter, >...
  • Page 38: System Sound Feature

    System Sound Feature SOUND Sound Field indicator FIELD C/X/x/c ENTER This system can create 5.1 channel surround sound from two front speakers and a subwoofer. You can take advantage of this front surround sound simply by selecting one of system's preprogrammed sound fields.
  • Page 39 * Using S-Force PRO Front Surround technology. About S-Force PRO Front Surround Sony’s long-term involvement in surround technology (and the vast amounts of acoustic data accumulated as a result) has led to the development of all-new processing method and advanced DSP to handle this task effectively, which we call S-Force PRO Front Surround.
  • Page 40 Note • When you use both the VIDEO 1/ SAT 1 or VIDEO 2/SAT 2 jacks (analog connection) and COAXIAL DIGITAL IN or OPTICAL DIGITAL IN jack (digital connection) at the same time, the digital connection takes priority. x WIDE SURROUND You can enjoy surround sound in a wider sound area.
  • Page 41: Enjoying Discs

    Enjoying Discs Resuming Playback From the Point Where You Stopped the Disc (Resume Play) When you stop the disc, the system remembers the point where you pressed x and you can start playback from the point you stopped the disc. While playing a disc, press x to stop playback.
  • Page 42: Creating Your Own Program

    Creating Your Own Program (Program Play) You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks on the disc to create your own program. You can program up to 99 tracks. X/x/c ENTER Press...
  • Page 43: Playing In Random Order

    Press H to start Program Play. Program Play starts. “PGM” appears in the front panel display. When the program ends, you can restart the same program again by pressing H. To return to normal play Press CLEAR, or select [OFF] in Step 2. To play the same program again, select [ON] in Step 3 and press ENTER.
  • Page 44: (shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly

    Press CLEAR, or select [OFF] in Step 2. To turn off the Control Menu Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control Menu is turned off. • You can set Shuffle Play while the system is stopped. Playing Repeatedly (Repeat Play) You can play all of the titles, tracks or albums on a disc or a single title, chapter, track, or album repeatedly.
  • Page 45: Using The Dvd's Menu

    • [TITLE]: repeats the current title on a disc. • [CHAPTER]: repeats the current chapter. x When playing a VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, or CD • [OFF]: does not play repeatedly. • [DISC]: repeats all of the tracks on the disc.
  • Page 46: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-rw

    Selecting [ORIGINAL] or [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-RW Some DVD-RWs in VR (Video Recording) mode have two types of titles for playback: originally recorded titles ([ORIGINAL]) and titles that can be created on recordable DVD players for editing ([PLAY LIST]). You can select the type of title to be played.
  • Page 47: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (ver.2.0)

    Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (Ver.2.0) (PBC Playback) With PBC (Playback Control) functions, you can enjoy simple interactive operations, search functions, and other such operations. PBC playback allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen.
  • Page 48: (pbc Playback) About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    About MP3 Audio Tracks and JPEG Image Files What is MP3/JPEG? MP3 is audio compression technology that satisfies the ISO/MPEG regulations. JPEG is image compression technology. Discs that the system can play You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/CD- Rs/CD-RWs) recorded in MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) and JPEG format.
  • Page 49: Playing Data Cds With Mp3 Audio Track And Jpeg Image Files

    next album in the same tree. (Example: C contains D so 4 is played before 5.) When you press MENU and the list of album names appears (page 48), the album names are arranged in alphabetical order (A t B t C t D t F t G).
  • Page 50: Selecting A Jpeg Image File

    Press X/x to select the album you want and press H. The system starts playing the selected album. To stop playback Press x. To play the next or previous MP3 audio track Press ./>. Note that you can select the next album by continuing to press > after the last track on the first album, but that you cannot return to the previous album by pressing ..
  • Page 51: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Press C/X/x/c to select the image you want to view and press ENTER. To play the next or previous JPEG image file Press C/c when the Control Menu is not displayed. Note that you can select the next album by continuing to press c after the last image on the first album, but that you cannot return to the previous album by pressing C.
  • Page 52: Selecting An Effect For Image Files In The Slide Show

    The default setting is underlined. • [AUTO]: plays both the JPEG image files and MP3 audio tracks in the same album as a slide show. • [AUDIO (MP3)]: plays only MP3 audio tracks continuously. • [IMAGE (JPEG)]: plays only JPEG image files as a slide show.
  • Page 53: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    DATA CD 1 0 / 2 3 / 2 0 0 4 MODE1 MODE1 MODE2 MODE3 MODE4 MODE5 Press X/x to select the setting you want. The default setting is underlined. • [MODE1]: The image sweeps in from top to bottom. •...
  • Page 54 About playback order of data on DATA CDs or DATA DVDs See “Playback order of MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files” (page 48). Note that the playback order may not be applicable, depending on the software used for creating the DivX video file, or if there are more than 200 albums and 600 DivX video files in each album.
  • Page 55: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Selecting a DivX video file After Step 2 of “Selecting an album,” press ENTER. The list of files in the album appears. M Y F A V O U R I T E S 1 ( 2 ) H A W A I I 2 0 0 4 V E N U S Press X/x to select a file and press ENTER.
  • Page 56: Searching For A Particular Point On A Disc

    Searching for a Particular Point on a Disc (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze Frame) You can quickly locate a particular point on a disc by monitoring the picture or playing back slowly. With cover opened. Note • Depending on the DVD/VIDEO CD, you may not be able to do some of the operations described.
  • Page 57: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    Playing one frame at a time (Freeze Frame) (except for Super Audio CD, CD, and JPEG) When the system is in the pause mode, press (step) to go to the next frame. Press (step) to go to the preceding frame (DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW only).
  • Page 58 [INDEX] x When playing a VIDEO CD/Super VCD with PBC Playback [SCENE] x When playing a Super Audio CD [TRACK] [INDEX] x When playing a CD [TRACK] x When playing a DATA CD (MP3 audio) [ALBUM] [TRACK] x When playing a DATA CD (JPEG file) [ALBUM] [FILE] x When playing a DivX video...
  • Page 59: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene (Picture Navigation) You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and find the desired scene quickly. C/X/x/c ENTER With cover opened. Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. CHAPTER VIEWER Press PICTURE NAVI repeatedly to select an item.
  • Page 60: Viewing Information About The Disc

    Viewing Information About the Disc With cover opened. Viewing the Playing Time and Remaining Time in the Front Panel Display You can check disc information, such as the remaining time, total number of titles in a DVD, tracks in a VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, CD, or MP3, file name of a DivX video using the front panel display (page 97).
  • Page 61: Checking The Playing Time And Remaining Time

    When playing a VIDEO CD (without PBC functions), Super Audio CD, or CD Playing time of the current track Remaining time of the current track Playing time of the disc Remaining time of the disc Disc name Track and index* The display returns to the top image after 2 seconds.
  • Page 62 Note • Only alphabetical letters and numbers can be displayed. • Depending on the type of disc being played, the system can only display a limited number of characters. Also, depending on the disc, not all text characters will be displayed. Checking the play information of the Disc To check DVD/Super Audio CD/CD...
  • Page 63 • Date information is [DD/MM/YYYY]. DD: Day MM: Month YYYY: Year...
  • Page 64: Using Various Additional Functions

    Using Various Additional Functions Changing the Angles If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the viewing angle. For example, while playing a scene of a train in motion, you can display the view from either the front of the train, the left window of the train, or from the right window without having the train’s movement interrupted.
  • Page 65: Locking Discs

    Locking Discs (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) You can set 2 kinds of playback restrictions for the desired disc. • Custom Parental Control You can set playback restrictions so that the system will not play inappropriate discs. • Parental Control Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to a predetermined level such as the age of the users.
  • Page 66 To turn off the Custom Parental Control function Follow steps 1 through 3 of “Preventing playback of specific discs [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL].” Press X/x to select [OFF t], then press ENTER. Enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. To play a disc for which Custom Parental Control is set Insert the disc for which Custom Parental...
  • Page 67 Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password using the number buttons, then press ENTER. The display for setting the playback limitation level appears. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: STANDARD: Press X/x to select [STANDARD], then press ENTER. The selection items for [STANDARD] are displayed.
  • Page 68: Changing The Password

    Area Code Standard Code number Argentina 2044 Australia 2047 Austria 2046 Belgium 2057 Brazil 2070 Canada 2079 Chile 2090 China 2092 Denmark 2115 Finland 2165 France 2174 Germany 2109 India 2248 Indonesia 2238 Italy 2254 Japan 2276 Korea 2304 Changing the password Press DISPLAY.
  • Page 69: Other Operations

    With cover opened. Note • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. Controlling TVs with the remote Press and hold TV [/1 while entering your TV’s manufacturer’s code (see the table)
  • Page 70: Using The Theatre Sync Function

    Using the THEATRE SYNC Function THEATRE SYNC allows you to turn on your SONY TV and this system, changes the system mode to “DVD,” and then switches the TV’s input source you set with one button push. TV CH + ALBUM –/+...
  • Page 71 TV CH + 0.5 (Default) Note • This function is only for SONY TVs. (This function may not work on some SONY TVs.) • If distance between TV and this system is too far, this function may not work. Install the system near the •...
  • Page 72: Changing The Sound

    Changing the Sound With VIDEO CDs, CDs, or DATA CDs, you can select the sound from the right or left channel and listen to the sound of the selected channel through both the right and left speakers. For example, when playing a disc containing a song with the vocals on the right channel and the instruments on the left channel, you can hear the instruments from both speakers by selecting the...
  • Page 73 • [2:2/R]: the sound of the right channel of the audio track 2 (monaural) Note • While playing a Super VCD on which the audio track 2 is not recorded, no sound will come out when you select [2:STEREO], [2:1/L], or [2:2/R]. •...
  • Page 74: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect X/x/c ENTER With cover opened. Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies on any source. Make sure the function is set to “DVD.” If not, press FUNCTION repeatedly until “DVD” appears in the front panel display. If a disc is playing, press x to stop, then press WOOFER.
  • Page 75: Enjoying The Sound Of Other Components

    Enjoying the Sound of Other Components X/x/c ENTER With cover opened. You can enjoy the sound of other components with this system. Connect the satellite receiver or components with a high audio output level (including 2V output components, such as MD decks, etc.) to the VIDEO 1/SAT 1 or VIDEO 2/ SAT 2 jacks, and perform the following to prevent distortion occurring.
  • Page 76: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound (DUAL MONO) You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when the system receive the AC-3 multiplex broadcast signal. You can play bilingual broadcasts recorded on DVD-RWs in VR mode. Note • To receive the AC-3 signal, you need to connect a digital satellite tuner to the system with an optical cable or coaxial cable (page 28) and set the digital output mode of the digital satellite tuner to...
  • Page 77: Naming Preset Stations

    Press X/x to select the preset number you want. Press ENTER. The station is stored. Repeat 1 to 7 to store other stations. To change the preset number Restart from Step 1. Listening to the radio Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting radio stations”...
  • Page 78: Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    Viewing the Station Name or Frequency in the front panel display When the system is set to “TUNER AM” or “TUNER FM,” you can check the frequency using the front panel display. Press DISPLAY. Each time you press DISPLAY, the display changes as shown in the charts.
  • Page 79: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the Sleep Timer You can set the system to turn off at a preset time, so you can fall asleep listening to music. You can preset the time in 10 minutes decrements. Press SLEEP. Each time you press this button, the minutes display (the remaining time) changes as follows: SLEEP 90M t SLEEP 80M t SLEEP 70M SLEEP OFF T SLEEP 10M ...
  • Page 80: Returning To The Default Settings

    Returning to the Default Settings You can return the system parameters, such as preset stations, to the default settings. "/1 Press "/1 to turn on the system. Press and hold in order FUNCTION, VOLUME–, "/1 on the system. “COLD RESET” appears in the front panel display and the default settings are returned.
  • Page 81: Settings And Adjustments

    Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display By using the Setup Display, you can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the subtitles and the Setup Display, among other things. For details on each Setup Display item, see pages from 82 to 85.
  • Page 82: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND: LINE: 4:3 OUTPUT: To reset all of the [SETUP] settings Select [RESET] in Step 3 and press ENTER. Select [YES] using X/x. You can also quit the process and return to the Control Menu by selecting [NO] here. Press ENTER.
  • Page 83: Settings For The Display

    Settings for the Display [SCREEN SETUP] Choose settings according to the TV to be connected. Select [SCREEN SETUP] in the Setup Display. To use the display, see “Using the Setup Display” (page 81). The default settings are underlined. SCREEN SETUP TV TYPE: SCREEN SAVER: BACKGROUND:...
  • Page 84: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [LINE] Selects the output method for video signals from the EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack on the rear panel of the system. [VIDEO] Outputs video signals. [RGB] Outputs RGB signals. Note • If your TV does not accept RGB signals, no picture appears on the TV screen even if you select [RGB].
  • Page 85: Speaker Setting (subwoofer)

    • If PCM, DTS, Dolby Digital sound, and MPEG audio tracks have the same number of channels, the system selects PCM, DTS, Dolby Digital sound, and MPEG audio tracks in this order. x [MULTI-DISC RESUME] (DVD VIDEO/ VIDEO CD only) Switches the Multi-disc Resume setting on or off.
  • Page 86: Additional Information

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaner • Do not use a commercially available cleaning disc or disc/lens cleaner (wet or spray type).
  • Page 87: Notes About The Discs

    AC power cord (mains lead) again and turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture There is no picture.
  • Page 88 • The video input on the TV is not set so that you can view pictures from the system. Picture noise appears. • The disc is dirty or flawed. • If the picture output from your system goes through your VCR to get to your TV, the copy- protection signal applied to some DVD programs could affect picture quality.
  • Page 89 The disc does not play. • There is no disc inserted. • The disc is upside down. Insert the disc with the playback side facing down. • The disc is skewed on the disc tray. • The system cannot play CD-ROMs, etc. (page 7). •...
  • Page 90: Self-diagnosis Function

    • The DVD prohibits changing the angles. A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. [Data error] appears on the TV screen when playing a DATA CD or DATA DVD.
  • Page 91: (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display) Specifications

    Specifications Amplifier section Front Power output (rated): 40 W + 40 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1 %) Continuous RMS power output (reference): 50 W + 50 W (6 ohms at 1 kHz, THD 10 %) Front surround* Power output (rated): 40 W + 40 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1 %) Continuous RMS power...
  • Page 92: Glossary

    Glossary Album Section of a music piece or an image on a data CD containing MP3 audio tracks or JPEG files. Chapter Subdivision of a title on a DVD. A title is composed of several chapters. ® DivX Digital video technology created by DivXNetworks, Inc.
  • Page 93 “scenes.” S-Force PRO Front Surround Sony’s long-term involvement in surround technology (and the vast amounts of acoustic data accumulated as a result) has led to the development of all-new processing method and advanced DSP to handle this task effectively, which we call S-Force PRO Front Surround.
  • Page 94 compressed while sounds we can hear are not compressed. VIDEO CDs can hold 6 times the audio information of conventional audio CDs. There are 2 versions of VIDEO CDs. • Version 1.1: You can play only moving pictures and sounds. •...
  • Page 95: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language 1027 Afar 1028 Abkhazian 1032 Afrikaans 1039 Amharic 1044 Arabic 1045 Assamese 1051 Aymara 1052 Azerbaijani 1053 Bashkir 1057 Byelorussian 1059 Bulgarian 1060 Bihari 1061 Bislama 1066...
  • Page 96: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby indicator) (29, 36, 80) B Front panel display (97) C Z (open/close) (34, 36) D Remote sensor (14) E Sound Field indicator (38) F VOLUME –/+ (36, 80) G FUNCTION (36, 80) H x (stop) (29, 34, 36)
  • Page 97 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display NIGHT TITLE CHAP REP REP1 SHUF PGM TUNED ST MONO SLEEP PROGRE SA-CD NTSC A/V SYNC A Lights up when progressive signal is output. (22) B Current surround format (Except for JPEG and Super Audio CD) (73) C Lights up in SLEEP mode.
  • Page 98 Rear panel A DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL jack (26) B VIDEO 1/SAT 1DIGITAL IN (OPTICAL/ COAXIAL) jacks (26) C AUDIO IN L/R (VIDEO 1/SAT1, VIDEO 2/ SAT 2, TV) jacks (26) D VIDEO/S-VIDEO IN (VIDEO 1/SAT 1, VIDEO 2/SAT 2, MONITOR OUT) jacks (20, 26) E EURO AV T OUTPUT (TO TV) jack (20, DIGITAL OUT...
  • Page 99 Remote Open the cover. A TV (69, 70) B SLEEP (79) C SOUND FIELD (38) D ./> PRESET –/+, TV CH –/+ (30, 36, 49, 53, 69, 70, 76) E H (play) (34, 36, 49, 51, 53, 56) button has a tactile dot.* F TOP MENU (45) G C/X/x/c/ENTER (30, 34, 38, 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 65, 69, 74, 76, 79, 81)
  • Page 100 eg TV CH –/+ (69) The TV CH + button has a tactile dot.* eh TV VOL +/– (69) ej NIGHT (74) ek SA-CD/CD (46) el AMP MENU (38, 55, 74, 75, 76, 79) * Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the system.
  • Page 101: Dvd Setup Display List

    DVD Setup Display List You can set the following items with the DVD Setup Display. The order of the displayed items may be different from the actual display. The default settings are underlined. LANGUAGE SETUP (Select the language you want to use from the displayed language list.) MENU (Select the language you...
  • Page 102: Amp Menu List

    AMP Menu List You can set the following items with AMP MENU on the remote. The default settings are underlined. AMP menu AUDIO DRC DUAL MONO A/V SYNC DIMMER SET VIDEO1 SET SAT1 SET VIDEO2 SET SAT2 AUTO MODE NIGHT MODE DRC OFF DRC STD DRC MAX...
  • Page 103: Index

    Index Numerics 16:9 83 4:3 LETTER BOX 83 4:3 OUTPUT 83 4:3 PAN SCAN 83 5.1 Channel Surround 72 A/V SYNC 55 Accessories 13 ALBUM 57 Album 92 AMP menu 55, 74, 75 AMP menu list 102 ANGLE 64 Antenna (aerial) Hookup 19 AUDIO 82 AUDIO DRC 74 BACKGROUND 83...
  • Page 104 SPEAKER SETUP 85, 101 Speaker System Hookup 16 SUBTITLE 64, 82 Super Audio CD 8, 46 THEATRE SYNC 70 TIME/TEXT 57 TITLE 57 Title 92 TRACK 57 Track 92 TRACK SELECTION 84 Troubleshooting 87 TUNER MENU 76 TV Hookup 20 TV TYPE 83 Usable discs 6 VIDEO CD 92...

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