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Table of Contents Description and location of parts ...8 Getting Started Checking the connection appropriate for your components ...20 1: Installing speakers ...21 2: Connecting the monitor ...25 3: Connecting the video components ...26 4: Connecting the audio components ...35 5: Connecting the IR Blaster ...39 6: Connecting the antennas (aerials) ...40 7: Connecting to the network ...41...
Outputting the HDMI signals even when the receiver is in standby mode (Pass Through) ... 105 Switching between digital and analog audio ... 106 Enjoying the sound/images from other inputs (Input Assign) ... 107 Using the sleep timer ... 109 Enjoying the surround effect at low volume levels (Night Mode) ...
Description and location of parts Front panel A ?/1 (on/standby) Press to turn the receiver on or off. When the power is on, the lamp above the button lights up in green. Saving the power in standby mode. When “Control for HDMI” (page 129), “Server Function”...
E DIMMER Press repeatedly to adjust brightness of the display window. F DISPLAY Press repeatedly to select information displayed on the display. G INPUT MODE (page 106) H Display window (page 10) I 2CH/A.DIRECT, A.F.D., MOVIE/ HD-D.C.S., MUSIC (page 74, 75, 76, J HD Digital Cinema Sound lamp (page 78) Lights up when a sound field with HD-...
Indicators on the display A SW Lights up when subwoofer is connected and the audio signal is output from the SUBWOOFER jack. B Playback channel indicators The letters (L, C, R, etc.) indicate the channels being played back. The boxes around the letters vary to show how the receiver downmixes the source sound (based on the speaker settings).
ARC (page 106) TV input is selected and the Audio Return Channel (ARC) signals are detected. D HDMI OUT A + B (page 105) Lights up when the signals are output from the HDMI OUT A or B jack. + also lights up, along with A and B when the signals are output from both jacks.
T ;TrueHD Lights up when the receiver is decoding Dolby TrueHD. U Dolby Pro Logic indicators Lights up one of the respective indicators when the receiver performs Dolby Pro Logic processing. This matrix surround decoding technology can enhance input signals. Dolby Pro Logic ;PLII Dolby Pro Logic II...
A DIGITAL INPUT/OUTPUT section (page 25, 29, 35) OPTICAL IN/OUT jacks COAXIAL IN jacks HDMI IN/OUT* jacks (page 25, 26) B Control jacks for Sony equipment and other external components IR REMOTE IN/OUT jacks (page 39, 94) TRIGGER OUT jacks (page 124)
ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT jack (USA/Canadian model only) (page 96) An RJ-45 jack used to send a video signal to the component in zone 2. Use a CAT5 cable for the connection. Used for custom installation. For information on how to use this jack, consult your dealer.
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. Simple remote commander (RM-AAU061) This remote can only be used to operate the receiver. You can control the main functions of the receiver with simple operations using this remote.
When you press any of the input buttons, the receiver turns on. The buttons are factory assigned to control Sony components (page 58). You can program the remote to control non-Sony components following the steps in “Programming the remote”...
H D.TUNING (page 64, 69) Press SHIFT (wd), then press to enter direct tuning mode. I MEMORY Press SHIFT (wd), then press MEMORY to enter the Memory mode of the tuner. / (Text) (European model only) Press SHIFT (wd), then press / (Text) to display text information.
X Numeric buttons Press SHIFT (wd), then press to – preset/tune to preset stations. – select track numbers of the CD player, DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player or MD deck. Press -/-- (wg) to select track number 10. – select channel numbers of the VCR or satellite tuner.
Notes • Some functions explained in this section may not work depending on the model. • The above explanation is intended to serve as an example only. Therefore, depending on the component, the above operation may not be possible or may operate differently than described.
Getting Started Checking the connection appropriate for your components If the warning label is stuck on the top of the receiver, be sure to remove the paper before you use the receiver. Installing Speakers See “1: Installing speakers” (page 21). Connecting the monitor and video components The image quality depends on the connecting jack.
1: Installing speakers This receiver allows you to use a 7.1 channel system (7 speakers and one subwoofer). Examples of speaker system configuration 5.1 channel speaker system To fully enjoy theater-like multi-channel surround sound requires five speakers (two front speakers, a center speaker, and two surround speakers) and a subwoofer (5.1 channel system).
Tips • The angle A should be the same. • When you connect a 6.1 channel speaker system, place the surround back speaker behind the seating position. • Since the subwoofer does not emit highly directional signals, you can place it wherever you want.
Connecting speakers Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). A Monaural audio cord (not supplied) B Speaker cords (not supplied) AFront speaker A (L) BFront speaker A (R) CCenter speaker DSurround speaker (L) ESurround speaker (R) 2) 4) FSurround back speaker (L) 2) 4)
When you select “PLIIz Height” as the sound field, or the digital input signal contains signals for the front high channels, sound is output from the front high speakers. In other cases, sound is output from the surround back speakers. If you always want to output sound from the front high speakers, set the speaker pattern so that there are no surround back speakers...
C Video cord (not supplied) TV monitor with an HDMI jack Video signals Video signals TV monitor without an HDMI jack D Component video cord (not supplied) E HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. continued...
* If your TV is compatible with the Audio Return Channel (ARC) function, the TV sound will output from the speakers connected to the receiver via the HDMI OUT A jack. In this case, set “Control for HDMI” to “ON” in HDMI settings menu (page 129).
DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player, PlayStation 3, Hard disk recorder, Satellite tuner/Cable box, etc. Audio/video signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. Audio/video signals * You can connect any components with HDMI output jacks to the HDMI IN jacks of the receiver.
• Use a High Speed HDMI cable. If you use a Standard HDMI cable, 1080p, Deep Color, or 3D images may not be displayed properly. • Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. • We do not recommend using an HDMI-DVI conversion cable.
Connecting components without HDMI jacks To connect a DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player Audio signals A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) D Video cord (not supplied) E Component video cord (not supplied) DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player F Monaural audio cord (not supplied) * When you connect a component equipped with an...
Notes • To output multi-channel digital audio, set the digital audio output setting on the DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player. • DVD player and Blu-ray Disc Player may not have the SURROUND BACK jacks.
To connect a satellite tuner, cable box Satellite tuner, Cable box Audio signals Video signals A Optical digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C Video cord (not supplied) D Component video cord (not supplied) Note Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
To connect a DVD recorder, VCR DVD recorder, VCR Audio signals Video signals A Audio cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied)
To connect a camcorder, video game To the VIDEO 2 IN jacks C Audio/video cord (not supplied) Function for conversion of video signals This receiver is equipped with a function for converting video signals. • Composite video signals can be output as HDMI video and component video signals. •...
Notes on converting video signals • When video signals from a VCR, etc., are converted on this receiver and then output to your TV, depending on the status of the video signal output, the image on the TV screen may appear distorted horizontally or no image may be output.
4: Connecting the audio components Connecting components with digital audio input/output jacks The following illustration shows how to connect a Super Audio CD player, CD player, an MD deck and DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter. Super Audio CD player, CD player A Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied) Notes...
Notes on playing a Super Audio CD on a Super Audio CD player • No sound is output when playing a Super Audio CD on a Super Audio CD player connected to only the COAXIAL SA-CD/ CD IN jack on this receiver. When you play a Super Audio CD, connect the player to the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT or SA-CD/CD IN jacks, or connect a player which can...
Connecting components with multi-channel output jacks If your Super Audio CD player is equipped with multi-channel output jacks, you can connect them to the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT jacks of this receiver to enjoy multi-channel sound. Alternatively, the multi-channel input jacks can be used to connect an external multi-channel decoder.
Connecting components with analog audio jacks The following illustration shows how to connect a component with analog jacks, such as Super Audio CD player, CD player, MD deck, tape deck and turntable, etc. MD deck Turntable A Audio cord (not supplied) Notes •...
After referring to the operating instructions of the components connected to the receiver, make sure to place the IR Blaster just above or below the remote sensor. Remote sensors on Sony Recorders and other products are identified by the symbol. Note Do not remove the backing paper from the IR Blaster yet.
6: Connecting the antennas (aerials) Connect the supplied AM loop antenna (aerial) and FM wire antenna (aerial). FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) * The shape of the connector varies depending on the area. Notes • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the receiver and other components.
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 Modem LAN cable (not supplied) Notes • A audio or video playback on the computer may occasionally be interrupted when you use a wireless connection.
8: Preparing the receiver and the remote Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the supplied AC power cord (mains lead) to the AC IN terminal on the receiver, then connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. Notes •...
The receiver will be rebooted. When the lamp above ?/1 flashes in green, the reboot is complete. Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries in the RM- AAL031 or RM-AAL032 remote commander, and the RM-AAU061 remote commander. Observe the correct polarity when installing batteries.
Press V/v repeatedly to select “Impedance,” then press Press V/v repeatedly to select “4 Ω” or “8 Ω” depending on the speakers you are using, then press The parameter you have selected is entered. To exit the menu Press MENU. Notes •...
Setting the surround back speakers You can switch the usage of the speaker(s) connected to the SURROUND BACK/ ZONE 2 terminals in accordance with the intended use. Be sure to set “Sur Back Assign” before you perform auto calibration. Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen.
10: Calibrating the appropriate speaker settings automatically (Auto Calibration) The DCAC (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) function allows you to perform automatic calibration, such as checking the connection between each speaker and the receiver, adjusting the speaker level, and measuring the distance of each speaker from your seating position automatically.
Connect the supplied optimizer microphone to the AUTO CAL MIC jack. Set up the optimizer microphone. Place the optimizer microphone at your seating position. Use a stool or tripod so that the optimizer microphone remains at the same height as your ears. Orient the L end of the optimizer microphone toward the front left speaker and the R end of the optimizer microphone toward the front...
Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “ Settings,” then press The Settings menu list appears on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “Auto Calibration,” then press or b. V/v/B/b, Press V/v repeatedly to select MENU “Quick Setup,”...
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.
Press b. The exit screen appears. Press to select “Exit.” Notes • After reflecting the results of a compensation for a frequency characteristic, signals with a sampling frequency of 88.2 kHz and higher are always played back at either 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz. •...
Message list after auto calibration measurement Display Explanation Code 30 Headphones are connected. Remove the headphones and perform auto calibration again. Code 31 SPEAKERS (A/B/A+B/OFF) is set to OFF. Set it to others and re-perform the measurement. Code 32 None of the speakers were detected. Make sure that the optimizer microphone is connected properly and reperform the measurement.
11: 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.
Display Network 100Base-TX or higher Sound 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. Installing the VAIO Media plus application software on a...
Insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your computer. The installation launcher starts automatically, then a Software Setup window appears on the screen. If installation launcher does not start automatically, double-click “SetupLauncher.exe” on the disc. CD-ROM (VAIO Media plus application software) (supplied) Install the VAIO Media plus...
Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu you want, then press or b to enter the menu mode. The menu item list appears on the TV screen. Example: When you select “ Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu item you want to adjust, then press the menu item.
Press V/v repeatedly to select a menu you want, then press or b to enter the menu mode. The menu item list appears on the TV screen. Example: When you select “ Press OPTIONS while the menu item list is displayed. The option menu appears.
Playback Enjoying sound/images from the component connected to the receiver MASTER VOLUME MUTING Select “ Input,” then press or b. The menu item list appears on the TV screen. Select the component you want, then press The menu screen disappears and the playback screen of the external input appears.
To activate the muting function Press MUTING on the remote. To cancel, press MUTING on the remote again or press MASTER VOLUME + to raise the volume. To avoid damaging your speakers Before you turn off the receiver, be sure to turn down the volume level.
For details on connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, see “Connecting components with digital audio input/output jacks” (page 35). You can use the following Sony DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapters: • TDM-BT1/BT10 Bluetooth™ Wireless Audio Adapter • TDM-NW10 DIGITAL MEDIA PORT Adapter •...
Select a track you want to play using the component connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter. Press MASTER VOLUME +/– to adjust the volume. Operating the TDM-iP50 using the GUI menu of the receiver Make sure that “System GUI” is selected in step 4 in “Changing the operation screen using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT”...
x Shuffle Plays all the tracks in random order. • Off Deactivates the shuffle play mode. • Albums Plays all the tracks on an album in random order. • Songs Plays all the tracks in “Songs” in random order. x Repeat Plays one or all the tracks repeatedly.
To operate the TDM-iP50 using the iPod menu Make sure that “iPod” is selected in step 4 in “Changing the operation screen using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT” (page 62). For details on operating the iPod, refer to the operating instruction supplied with the iPod.
Tuning Listening to FM/AM radio You can listen to FM and AM broadcasts through the built-in tuner. Before operation, make sure you have connected the FM and AM antennas (aerials) to the receiver (page 40). The tuning scale for direct tuning is shown below. •...
SHIFT Numeric buttons Press AMP. The receiver can be operated using the remote. Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “ FM” or “ AM,” then press or b. Select “Direct Tuning,” then press Press SHIFT, then press the numeric buttons to enter the...
Changing the AM tuning scale (USA/Canadian model only) You can change the AM tuning scale to either 9 kHz or 10 kHz on the receiver. TUNING MODE Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver. While holding down TUNING MODE, press ?/1 on the receiver.
Tuning to preset stations Select “ FM” or “ from the menu, then press or b. Select the preset number station you want. Preset numbers from 1 to 30 are available. Naming preset stations (Name Input) Select the preset number on which you want to name on “...
SIRIUS and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. SIRIUS subscription sold separately. Taxes and a one-time activation fee may apply. SIRIUS tuner required (sold separately) to receive the SIRIUS service.
Checking receiving conditions (Antenna Aiming) Select “ SIRIUS” from the menu, then press Press OPTIONS. The option menu appears. Select “Antenna Aiming,” then press The Antenna Aiming screen appears. While checking the quality of the reception, adjust the direction of the antenna to obtain the best reception.
SHIFT Numeric buttons Press AMP. The receiver can be operated using the remote. Press MENU. The menu is displayed on the TV screen. Press V/v repeatedly to select “ SIRIUS,” then press Press OPTIONS. The option menu appears. Select “Direct Tuning,” then press Press SHIFT, then press the numeric buttons to enter the...
Repeat steps 1 to 4 to preset another channel. You can store channels from 1 to 30. Selecting preset channels Select “ SIRIUS” from the menu, then press Select the preset number from the preset list, then press You can select stored preset channels from 1 to 30.
To change the lock code (Lock Code) Select any channel using Category Mode (page 69) or Direct Tuning (page 69). Press OPTIONS. The option menu appears. Select “Lock Code,” then press “Enter your 4-digit lock code.” appears. Press SHIFT, then enter your 4-digit lock code using the numeric buttons.
Message list Message Explanation appears Antenna Error The antenna is not connected properly. Check the connection between the SiriusConnect Acquiring Signal The receiving condition is not good. Call 888-539- You have not subscribed for the selected SIRI channel. Check Sirius The SiriusConnect Home tuner is not Tuner connected properly.
Enjoying Surround Sound Playing back with 2-channel sound You can switch the output sound to 2-channel sound regardless of the recording formats of the software you are using, the playback component connected, or the sound field settings of the receiver. 2CH/ A.DIRECT Press 2CH/A.DIRECT repeatedly to select the 2-channel sound mode of the...
Playing back with multi-channel surround The Auto Format Direct (A.F.D.) mode allows you to listen to higher fidelity sound and select the decoding mode for listening to a 2 channel stereo sound as multi-channel sound. A.F.D. Press A.F.D. repeatedly to select the A.F.D. mode you want. A.F.D.
Enjoying a surround effect for music You can take advantage of surround sound simply by selecting one of the receiver’s pre- programmed sound fields. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of concert halls into your home. Press MUSIC repeatedly to select the surround effect you want for music. Sound field D.Concert Hall A D.Concert Hall B...
Notes • The sound fields for music do not work in the following cases. – The multi-channel input is selected. – Dolby TrueHD signals with a sampling frequency of 176.4 kHz and higher are being received. • The sound fields for music other than “PLII Music,”...
MOVIE Effect HD Digital Cinema Sound (HD-D.C.S.) is Sony’s new innovative home theater technology using the latest acoustic and digital signal processing technologies. It is based on precise response measurement data of a mastering studio. With HD-D.C.S., you are able to enjoy Blu-ray and DVD movies at home with not only the high quality of sound, but also the best sound ambience, just as the movie’s sound engineer intended in the mastering process.
• If you select the sound field other than “PLII Movie,” “PLIIx Movie,” “PLIIz Height,” and “Neo:6 Cinema” while the receiver is receiving signals with a sampling frequency of 88.2 kHz and higher, the signals will always be played back at either 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz.
Audio format DTS 96/24 DTS-HD High Resolution Audio DTS-HD a) b) Master Audio Multi channel Linear PCM Audio signals are output in another format if the playback component does not correspond to the format. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the playback component. Signals with a sampling frequency of 176.4 kHz and higher are played back at 96 kHz or 88.2 kHz.
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 82). •...
Enjoying content stored on the server A server is a device which delivers content (music, photos, and videos) to a DLNA device on a home network. You can play back music, photos, and videos stored on the server using the receiver. Computer Select “...
Select the number you want to use to register the content from the list, then press The content you chose will be registered in “My Library.” Playing back content registered in My Library Select “ Music,” “ or “ Video” from the menu, then press or b.
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 82) or “My Library” (page 83). If you select a photo from “Server,” you will be offered a choice of displaying a single photo or a slideshow of photos on the server.
Enjoying the audio of a component connected to the receiver using other device via the home network The receiver can deliver the audio of a component connected to the receiver using an audio cord, or the audio from an FM/AM tuner that have been converted to linear PCM format to the devices on the home network.
• Turn the server function off, then turn it on again to reflect the latest setting onto the home network after you change the following setting items. – input name and icon assigned that name – preset station name on the FM/AM tuner You can turn on/off the server function in “Server Function”...
Using a controller You can do the following using a device which has a control function on the home network. – Playing back content stored on the server with the receiver – Operating the receiver using Windows 7-based computer with Windows Media Player 12 Note Before you operate the receiver using a controller, you have to set the controller you want to use to match the receiver.
Listening to Rhapsody You can enjoy the Rhapsody Digital Music Service by connecting your receiver to the Internet. Rhapsody is only available in the US. Rhapsody Digital Music Service Play all the music you want with Rhapsody Thousands of artists. Millions of songs. Rhapsody is the critically-acclaimed digital music service that gives you unlimited access to a massive music catalog of millions of songs...
Press OPTIONS to select “Account Information,” then press The account type and the customer support ID appear on the TV screen. To delete an account Select “ Settings” from the menu, or b. then press Select “Network,” then press Select “Rhapsody Account,” then press Press OPTIONS to select “Remove Account,”...
Select “Artists,” “Albums,” or “Tracks” you want to search for, then press The soft keyboard appears on the TV screen. Press V/v/B/b and a character one by one to enter the title or name you want to search for. Select “Finish,” then press Wait until the search result is displayed.
*The number of lists displayed on the screen depends on the status of the Rhapsody Digital Music Service you are using. The playback screen appears on the TV screen and the track you selected is played back. Listening to SHOUTcast SHOUTcast is a digital audio streaming technology-based radio service.
Priority is given to the station which has most recently been selected, even if other station has already been selected in one of zones. Presetting favorite stations You can register your favorite SHOUTcast stations on the receiver. Press OPTIONS while listening to the radio station.
Installing the Setup Manager application software on a computer Turn on your computer and login as an administrator. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your computer. The installation launcher starts automatically, then a Software Setup screen appears on the screen. If the installation launcher does not start automatically, double-click “SetupLauncher.exe”...
CD in zone 2 or zone 3. When using an IR repeater (not supplied), you can operate both a component in the main zone and Sony receiver in zone 2 or zone 3 from zone 2 or zone 3. Making a multi-zone connection...
IR REMOTE IN ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT* ZONE 2 AUDIO OUT A IR repeater (not supplied) B Speakers C Sony Amplifier/Receiver * You can also connect to the ZONE 2 COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jack. 2:Zone 3 connections Main zone IR REMOTE IN...
Making a zone 2 configuration using ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT (RJ-45 jack) (USA/Canadian model only) ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT (RJ-45 jack) is used only for custom installation by a qualified person. ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT (RJ-45 jack) is a jack that sends a source video signal to the component video input for zone 2.
CAT5 cable Be sure to verify the CAT5 wiring connection is correct. Use Category 5e or Category 6 cable. RJ-45 connector CAT5 cable RJ-45 connector Wire color Pin No. White/Orange Orange White/Green Blue White/Blue Green White/Brown Brown White/Orange Orange White/Green Blue White/Blue Green...
Setting the speakers in zone 2 When the speakers in zone 2 are connected to the SURROUND BACK/ZONE 2 terminals of the receiver (page 94), make the setting so that the sound selected in zone 2 is output from the speakers connected to the SURROUND BACK/ZONE 2 terminals.
When you set this item to “VARIABLE,” the volume for the ZONE 2 AUDIO OUT and the ZONE 2 SPEAKERS terminals can be changed in conjunction with each other. Switching the zone setting of the remote The remote commander is initially set to be used in zone 2.
Operating the receiver from zone 2 Turn on the main receiver (this receiver). In the case of illustration 1-2 (page 94), turn on the amplifier in zone 2. Press ZONE. The remote switches to zone 2. Press ?/1. The zone function is activated. Press MENU.
• “Server,” “Rhapsody,” or “SHOUTcast,” cannot be selected in zone 3. • You can select either “FM” or “AM” from the main zone, zone 2, or zone 3. Priority is given to the choice which has most recently been selected, even if a different choice has already been selected in one of the zones.
Using Other Features Using “BRAVIA” Sync features What is “BRAVIA” Sync? “BRAVIA” Sync is compatible with a 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”...
Select “Control for HDMI,” then press or b. Select “ON,” then press The Control for HDMI function of the receiver is activated. Press GUI MODE to exit the GUI menu. If the GUI menu is displayed, the Control for HDMI function of the playback components will not work properly.
Depending on the TV settings, while you are watching the TV, the receiver turns on and switches to the “TV” function automatically. TV sound is output from the speakers connected to the receiver, and the volume of the TV is minimized simultaneously. You can use the System Audio Control function as follows.
Switching the monitors that output the HDMI video signals When you have two monitors connected to the HDMI OUT A and HDMI OUT B jacks, you can switch the output for these two monitors using the HDMI OUTPUT button on the multifunction remote.
Parameter Explanation The receiver does not output HDMI signals when in the standby mode. Turn on the receiver to enjoy the connected component’s source on the TV. This setting saves power in the standby mode, compared with the “ON” setting. Notes •...
compatible with the Audio Return Channel (ARC) function, the digital optical audio signals are selected. • OPT Appears only when TV input is selected, and specifies the digital optical audio signals input to the TV OPTICAL IN jack. • ANALOG Specifies the analog audio signals input to the AUDIO IN (L/R) jacks.
Input name BD DVD SAT/ – Assignable Composite video input jacks – Composite SAT/CATV – – Composite VIDEO1 – – Composite VIDEO2 – – Composite Component1 a* a Component2 a a* Component3 a HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 HDMI4 HDMI5 HDMI6 Assignable VIDEO1 audio input jacks...
Using the sleep timer You can set the receiver to turn off automatically at a specified time. Use the multifunction remote for this operation. This operation cannot be performed using the simple remote. Press AMP. Press SLEEP repeatedly. Each time you press SLEEP, the display changes cyclically as follows: When sleep timer is being used, “SLEEP”...
Notes • This function does not work when the multi- channel input is selected. • This function does not work when “2ch Analog Direct” is being used. • This function does not work when Dolby TrueHD signals with a sampling frequency of 176.4 kHz and higher are being received.
(COMMAND MODE AV 1 or COMMAND MODE AV 2) of the receiver and the remote. Switch the command mode from the initial setting to the appropriate setting, if other Sony component is operated accidentally by the same remote, when you are operating the receiver using the remote supplied with the receiver.
Press MUTING and time while pressing DISPLAY. Switching the command mode of the multifunction remote commander RM SET SHIFT 1, 2 Press ?/1 while pressing RM SET UP. The AMP and ZONE buttons flash. Press AMP. The ZONE button goes off, the AMP button keeps flashing and the SHIFT button lights up.
Select the appropriate speaker pattern so that there are no surround back speakers and no front high speakers. Press RETURN/EXIT O. Select “Sur Back Assign,” then press Select “BI-AMP,” then press The same signals output from the FRONT A terminals can be output from the SURROUND BACK/ZONE 2 terminals.
Adjusting Settings Using the setting menu You can adjust the various settings for speakers, surround effects, multi zone, etc., using the setting menu. To display the menu of the receiver on the TV screen, make sure that the receiver is in “GUI MODE”...
Menu icon Description Multi Zone Makes the settings for Multi Zone (page 124). Audio Sets various sound items (page 125). Video Adjusts the resolution of analog video signals (page 127). HDMI Makes settings for sound/ images from components connected to the HDMI jacks (page 129).
Makes the measurement of frequency from each speaker flat. • Engineer Sets the frequency to match that of the Sony listening room standard. • Front Reference Adjusts the characteristics of all the speakers to match the characteristics of the front speakers.
x TYPE A Places surround back speakers on the back wall in addition to those speakers in Recommendation ITU-R for 5.1 channel speaker placement. Drawing of the relocated speaker placement x TYPE B Places four surround speakers at virtually identical angles, according to Recommendation ITU-R for 7.1 channel speaker placement.
Sets the data of the left channel to the reference value. Sets the data of the right channel to the reference value. Notes • This function works only when you select “Front Reference” for the auto calibration type (page 115). •...
Sur Back Assign Lets you set the SURROUND BACK/ZONE 2 terminals for a bi-amplifier connection or a zone 2 connection. x OFF x BI-AMP x ZONE2 Note Set “Sur Back Assign” to “OFF,” then connect the surround back speakers to this receiver when you want to change the connection from a bi-amplifier connection or a zone 2 connection to a surround back speakers connection.
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” to activate the bass redirection circuitry and output the bass frequencies of each channel from the subwoofer or other “LARGE”...
• L/C, C/R, R/SL, R/SR, SR/SL, SR/SBR, SR/SB*, SBR/SBL, SB/SL*, SBL/SL, SL/L, L/SR, L/RH, LH/RH, LH/R * “SR/SB” and “SB/SL” appear when only one surround back speaker is connected. Lets you output the test tone sequentially from adjacent speakers. Some items may not be displayed, depending on the setting of the speaker pattern.
Distance Unit (Distance unit) Lets you select the unit of measure for setting distances. x meter The distance is displayed in meters. x feet The distance is displayed in feet. Surround settings You can select the sound field and adjust the effect level, etc., on the Sound Field Select screen.
• Theater Theater type (default setting) mixes reflection and reverberation sound creating the characteristics of a mastering studio. Additionally, this type mixes in frequency characteristics that are often found in professional studios and movie theaters. It is ideal for watching movies in a listening room that has less reverberation.
You can make settings for the audio to suit your preference. Digital Legato Linear (D.L.L.) The D.L.L. function is Sony proprietary technology that allows low quality digital audio signals and analog audio signals to be played back with high quality sound.
x HDMI AUTO The time gap between audio output and visual display for the monitor connected via an HDMI connection will be adjusted automatically based on the information for the TV. This feature is available only when the monitor supports the A/V Sync function. x 0 ms –...
Video settings Makes settings for video. Resolution (Converting video signals) Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signals. x DIRECT Lets you output analog video input signals without conversion. x AUTO Output from “Resolution” menu setting Input from DIRECT COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks...
Notes • Video signals are not output from the COMPONENT VIDEO MONITOR OUT or MONITOR VIDEO OUT jacks when the monitor, etc., is connected to HDMI OUT jacks. Zone Resolution Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signal in zone 2. x 480i/576i x 480p/576p “Zone...
In this case, select “AMP” for “Audio Out.” • The H.A.T.S. function of this receiver works when a Sony SCD-XA5400ES is connected to the receiver. Stream information about the H.A.T.S. function available...
Notes • The sound quality of the playback component depends on the TV’s sound quality, such as the number of channels, and the sampling frequency, etc. When the TV has stereo speakers, the sound output from the receiver is also stereo as that of the TV, even if you play multi-channel source.
Network settings Makes the settings for the network. Network Setup Lets you make the network settings. To check the network settings Select “Network Setup,” then press Select “Network Information,” then press The network setting information of the receiver is displayed on the TV screen. To configure network settings automatically Select “Network Setup,”...
Server Function Lets you activate the server function of the receiver. x OFF x ON External Control Let you turn the function which controls the receiver from external controllers on the home network on or off. x OFF x ON Note If you set “Controllers,”...
Network Standby Lets you turn the function that activates the switching hubs on the rear of the receiver and allows external control devices to control the receiver on or off even when the receiver is in standby mode. x OFF The network function turns off when the receiver is in standby mode.
System settings Customizes the settings of the receiver. RS232C Control Let you turn the control mode for maintenance and service on or off. x OFF x ON Language Selects the language for the messages on the screen. x English x Español x Français x Deutsch Auto Standby...
The current software version and latest software version are displayed on the TV screen. Press to select “Update.” A confirmation screen appears on the TV screen. Select “Start,” then press Receiver updating starts. The MULTI CHANNEL DECODING lamp on the front panel flashes while updating.
Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu item, then press The parameter appears in brackets. Press V/v repeatedly to select the parameter you want, then press The parameter is entered and the brackets disappear from the display. To return to the previous step, press RETURN/EXIT...
Menu list (in the display window) The following options are available in each menu. “xx…” in the table signifies the parameter for each item. Menu Item AUTO AUTO CAL START? CALIBRATION 5 4 3 2 1 MEASURING: TONE MEASURING: T.S.P. MEASURING: WOOFER COMPLETE [xxxxxxxxxx]...
Menu Item LEVEL TEST TONE [xxxxxxxx] SETTINGS PHASE NOISE [xxxxxxx] PHASE AUDIO [xxxxxxx] OFF, L/C, C/R, R/SL, R/SR, SR/SL, FRONT L [xxx.xdB] FRONT R [xxx.xdB] CENTER [xxx.xdB] SURROUND L [xxx.xdB] SURROUND R [xxx.xdB] SUR BACK [xxx.xdB] SUR BACK L [xxx.xdB] SUR BACK R [xxx.xdB] LEFT HIGH [xxx.xdB] RIGHT HIGH [xxx.xdB]...
Menu Item SPEAKER SP PATTERN [xxxxx] SETTINGS FRONT SIZE [xxxxx] CENTER SIZE [xxxxx] SURROUND SIZE [xxxxx] FH SIZE [xxxxx] SB ASSIGN [xxxxx] FRONT L [xxxxxxxxx] FRONT R [xxxxxxxxx] CENTER [xxxxxxxxx] SURROUND L [xxxxxxxxx] SURROUND R [xxxxxxxxx] SUR BACK [xxxxxxxxx] SUR BACK L [xxxxxxxxx] SUR BACK R [xxxxxxxxx]...
Menu Item EQ SETTINGS FRONT BASS [xxx.xdB] FRONT TREB [xxx.xdB] CENTER BASS [xxx.xdB] CENTER TREB [xxx.xdB] SUR/SB BASS [xxx.xdB] SUR/SB TREB [xxx.xdB] FH BASS [xxx.xdB] FH TREB [xxx.xdB] MULTIZONE P.VOL. MAIN [xxx.xdb] SETTINGS P.VOL. ZONE2 [xxxdb] Z2 LINEOUT [xxxxxxxx] FIXED, VARIABLE 12V TRIG.
Menu Item HDMI CTRL FOR HDMI [xxx] SETTINGS PASS THROUGH [xxxx] H.A.T.S. [xxx] AUDIO OUT [xxxxxx] SW LEVEL [xxxdB] SW LPF [xxx] VIDEO DIRECT [xxx] SYSTEM NAME IN ? [xxxxxxxx] SETTINGS RS232C CONTROL [xxx] AUTO STANDBY [xxx] VERSION [x.xxx] UPDATE(PC) [xxxxxx] To change the display You can check the sound field, etc., by changing the information on the display.
Operating Each Component Using the On-screen Remote (Quick Click) Operating components or lighting connected to the receiver using the on-screen remote (Quick Click) You can control components connected to the receiver, a projector, and the light control unit using the on-screen remote on the TV screen. On-Screen remote (Quick Click) IR Blaster Common Components...
Using Quick Click You can control components connected to the receiver, a TV, projector, or lighting using the on-screen remote on the TV screen. Table of buttons used to control each component (Quick Click) See “Operating the components connected to the receiver” (page 144) for details on the buttons of the on-screen remote.
Category PROJECTOR Button Light Off Toggle Operating the components connected to the receiver You can control components connected to the receiver using the “Menu” and “10 key” features of Quick Click. The following explanation provides examples of normal operation. The component may work differently, or may not work at all depending on the component.
10 key tab Button Function Select to turn components connected to the receiver on or off. B 10 key Select to – select track numbers of the CD player, DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player, or MD deck. – select channel numbers of the TV, Satellite tuner or the VCR.
Operating the TV, projector or lighting To operate the TV, select ( Common tab. Button Function A Macro Select to start a macro programmed with Quick Click. When there are no programmed macros, this button does not appear. Select to turn components connected to the receiver on or off.
Button Function G Input Select the input source of the components connected to the receiver. To operate the lighting, select ) on Common tab. Button Function A Light Off Select to turn off the power of the lighting control unit.* B Scene 1~16 Select to select a preset lighting pattern.
Setting components that are operated by the on- screen remote To set the source component Select “ Settings” from the menu, then press or b. Select “Quick Click,” then press Select “Source Component,” then press Select the input (including a TV) for the component you want to set up, then press Select “Preset Mode,”...
Select “Quick Click,” then press or b. Select “Macro,” then press Select the macro number for which you want to program the sequence of operation(s), then press Select the step number you want to set, then press Select the component type you want, or “- Wait -,”...
Setting remote control codes that are not stored in Quick Click Select “ Settings” from the menu, then press Select “Quick Click,” then press or b. Select “Source Component,” or “Common Component,” then press Select the component you want, then press Select “Learn Mode,”...
Resetting the remote code for Quick Click Select “ Settings” from the menu, then press Select “Quick Click,” then press or b. Select “Source Component,” or “Common Component,” then press Select the component you want, then press Select “Reset,” then press The confirming message appears on the TV screen.
You can control Sony or non-Sony components you are using with the multifunction remote supplied with the receiver. The remote is initially set to control Sony components. When you change the settings of the remote according to the components you are using,...
The procedure below uses as an example a case in which a VCR made by a company other than Sony is connected to the VIDEO 2 IN jacks on the receiver. RM SET...
Use the numeric codes in the tables below to control non-Sony components and also Sony components that the remote is initially unable to control. Since the remote signal that a...
409, 410 SAMSUNG 416, 422 TOSHIBA 404, 421 ZENITH 418, 420 To control a DVD/VCR COMBO (recorder) Maker Code(s) SONY To control a HDD/DVD COMBO (recorder) Maker Code(s) SONY 401, 402, 403 To control a TV Maker Code(s) SONY AIWA...
TELEFUNKEN 751, 752 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, 824,...
Performing several commands in sequence automatically (Macro Play) The Macro Play function lets you link several commands in a sequential order as a single command. The remote provides 2 macro lists (MACRO 1 and MACRO 2). You can specify up to 20 commands for each macro list.
If the RM SET UP button flashes five times in step 1, and the macro programming process does not start, replace the batteries with new ones. To cancel programming Not pressing any button for 60 seconds cancels the settings. The previous command remains valid. Starting macro play Press AMP.
Press THEATER while pressing RM SET UP. The RM SET UP button lights up. Press the input button (including the TV button) for the component you want to operate with the new command. The input button flashes. (The RM SET UP button remains lit.) Press the button on which you want to store the new...
Clearing all the contents of the remote’s memory AV ?/1 MASTER Hold down ?/1 while pressing MASTER VOL –, then press AV ?/1, all at the same time. The RM SET UP button flashes three times. Release all buttons. All the contents of the remote’s memory (e.g., all the programmed data) are cleared.
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 134).
There is no sound from digital sources (from COAXIAL or OPTICAL input jack). • Check the INPUT MODE (page 106). • Check that the “2ch Analog Direct” is not being used. • Check to make sure the selected audio (digital) input jack is not assigned to other inputs in “Input Assign”...
• Sound fields do not work when Dolby TrueHD signals with a sampling frequency of 176.4 kHz and higher are being received. • “PLII (Music/Movie),” “PLIIx (Music/ Movie),” “PLIIz Height,” and “Neo:6 (Music/Cinema)” do not work when the speaker pattern is set to 2/0 or 2/0.1. Dolby Digital or DTS multi-channel sound is not reproduced.
• Make sure that cables are correctly and securely connected to components. • Depending on the playback component, component may need to be set up. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the each component. • Be sure to use a connecting cable for the HDMI jack corresponding to High Speed HDMI cable when you view images or listen to sound during a 1080p, Deep...
• Make sure you set the tuning interval correctly (when tuning in AM stations with direct tuning). • No stations have been preset or the preset stations have been cleared (when tuning by scanning preset stations). Preset the stations (page 66). •...
(page 111). • 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.
See the following table to solve the problem. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. PROTECTOR The upper panel of the receiver is covered with something. The receiver will automatically turn off after a few seconds.
About support information Refer to the following web site for details of the latest information on the receiver. For customers in the United States and Canada: http://www.sony.com/essupport For the customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com/quickjump/ Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS...
SURROUND 130 W + 130 W 120 W + 120 W SURROUND BACK 130 W + 130 W 120 W + 120 W Depending on the sound field settings and the source, there may be no sound output. Measured under the following conditions: Power requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz (in USA and Canada), 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz (in Europe and general area)
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.
General Power requirements 120 V AC, 60 Hz (in USA and Canada) 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz (in Europe and general area) Power output (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) DC OUT: 5 V, 700 mA Power consumption Area USA and Canada 480 W Europe 480 W Power consumption (during standby mode)