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Multi Channel AV
Receiver
Operating Instructions
STR-DH700
©2009 Sony Corporation
4-129-783-42(1)

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  • Page 1 Multi Channel AV Receiver Operating Instructions STR-DH700 ©2009 Sony Corporation 4-129-783-42(1)
  • Page 2 Notice for customers: The following information is only applicable to equipment sold in the 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.
  • Page 3: About This Manual

    Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. “x.v.Color (x.v.Colour)” and “x.v.Color (x.v.Colour)” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “S-AIR” and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Area code ) technology.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Description and location of parts...6 Getting Started 1: Installing the speakers ...16 2: Connecting the speakers ...17 3: Connecting the TV ...19 4a: Connecting the audio components...20 4b: Connecting the video components ...21 5: Connecting the antennas (aerials)...27 6: Preparing the receiver and the remote ...28 7: Selecting the speaker system ...29 8: Calibrating the appropriate settings...
  • Page 5 Other Operations Switching between digital and analog audio (INPUT MODE) ... 80 Listening to digital sound from other inputs (DIGITAL ASSIGN)... 81 Enjoying the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) ... 82 Changing the display... 84 Using the Sleep Timer... 85 Recording using the receiver... 85 Using a bi-amplifier connection...
  • Page 6: Description And Location Of Parts

    Description and location of parts Front panel TONE INPUT SELECTOR SPEAKERS TONE MODE INPUT MODE PHONES qh qg Name Function A ?/1 Press to turn the receiver on (on/standby) or off (page 28, 37, 38, 60, 62). B TONE +/– Adjust the bass and treble for the front channels.
  • Page 7 Name Function L 2CH/ Press to select a sound field A.DIRECT (page 55, 57). A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC M TUNING Press to operate a tuner (FM/ MODE AM) (page 61). TUNING +/– MEMORY/ ENTER N INPUT MODE Press to select the input mode when the same components are connected to both digital and analog jacks (page 80).
  • Page 8 About the indicators on the display SP A SP B COAX Name Function A SW Lights up when subwoofer selection is set to “YES” (page 50) and the audio signal is output from the SUBWOOFER jack. B LFE Lights up when the disc being played back contains an LFE (Low Frequency Effect) channel and the LFE channel...
  • Page 9 Name Function E DTS(-ES) Light up when DTS or DTS-ES indicators signals are input. Lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS signals. DTS-ES Lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS-ES signals. DTS 96/24 Lights up when the receiver is decoding DTS 96/24 (96 kHz/ 24 bit) signals.
  • Page 10 Name Function M Playback The letters (L, C, R, etc.) channel indicate the channels being indicators played back. The boxes around the letters vary to show how the receiver downmixes the source sound (based on the speaker settings). Front Left Front Right Center (monaural) Surround Left...
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Rear panel ANTENNA EZW-T100 VIDEO 1 MONITOR DMPORT DC5V 0.7A MAX OPTICAL VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO MONITOR AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO SA-CD/CD/CD-R VIDEO 1 SUBWOOFER A S-AIR (EZW-T100) With slot cover Please do not remove the slot cover until you want to install the wireless transmitter.
  • Page 12: Component Video Input

    You can use the supplied RM-AAU023 Audio CD player, CD recorder, etc. Remote Commander to operate the receiver (page 20). and to control the Sony audio/video components that the remote is assigned to Connects to a operate (page 88). subwoofer (page 17).
  • Page 13 (C). B ?/1 Press to turn the receiver on or (on/standby) off. To turn off all Sony components, press ?/1 and AV ?/1 (A) at the same time (SYSTEM STANDBY). C Input buttons Press one of the buttons to select the component you want to use.
  • Page 14 Name Function M MENU/HOME Press to display the menu of the VCR, DVD player, satellite tuner or Blu-ray disc player on the TV screen. Press MENU/HOME and TV (O) at the same time to display the TV’s menu. Then, use V, v, B, b and (Q) to perform menu operations.
  • Page 15 Name Function T Numeric Press to buttons – preset/tune to preset (number 5 stations. – select track numbers of the CD player, DVD player or Blu-ray disc player. Press 0/10 to select track number – select channel numbers of the VCR or satellite tuner. Press the numeric buttons and TV (O) at the same time to select the TV channels.
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    Getting Started 1: Installing the speakers This receiver allows you to use a 7.1 channel system (7 speakers and one subwoofer). Enjoying a 5.1/7.1 channel 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).
  • Page 17: 2: Connecting The Speakers

    2: Connecting the speakers Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). ANTENNA SAT IN DIGITAL (ASSIGNABLE) MPORT DC5V 0.7A MAX OPTICAL OPTICAL COAXIAL VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO SURROUND BACK/ BI-AMP/ CENTER FRONT B MONITOR AUDIO AUDIO...
  • Page 18 If you connect only one surround back speaker, connect it to the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/BI-AMP/FRONT B L terminals. If you are not using surround back speaker, and you have an additional front speaker system, connect the additional front speaker system to the SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/BI-AMP/ FRONT B terminals.
  • Page 19: 3: Connecting The Tv

    C Optical digital cord (not supplied) D Audio cord (not supplied) E HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). Audio signals...
  • Page 20: 4a: Connecting The Audio Components

    Notes • Be sure to turn on the receiver when the video and audio signals of a playback component are being output to a TV via the receiver. Unless the power is turned on, neither video nor audio signals will be transmitted.
  • Page 21: 4b: Connecting The Video Components

    4b: Connecting the video components How to connect your components This section describes how to connect your video components to this receiver. Before you begin, refer to “Component to be connected” below for the pages which describe how to connect each component. Before connecting the cords, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
  • Page 22 AUDIO AUDIO SA-CD/CD/CD-R A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. B Optical digital cord (not supplied)* C Audio cord (not supplied)* * Connect at least one of the audio cords (B or C).
  • Page 23 HDMI features • A digital audio signal transmitted by HDMI can be output from the speakers connect to this receiver. This signal supports Dolby Digital, DTS, and Linear PCM. • This receiver supports xvYCC transmission. • This receiver supports the Control for HDMI function.
  • Page 24: Connecting A Dvd Player/blu-ray Disc Player

    Connecting a DVD player/Blu-ray disc player The following illustration shows how to connect a DVD player or a Blu-ray disc player. It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect audio and video cords according to the jacks of your components. DVD player Video signals EZW-T100...
  • Page 25: Connecting A Satellite Tuner

    Connecting a satellite tuner/ Set-top box The following illustration shows how to connect a satellite tuner or a set-top box. It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect audio and video cords according to the jacks of your components. Satellite tuner/Set-top box Video signals EZW-T100...
  • Page 26 Connecting 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 Video signals EZW-T100 VIDEO 1 MONITOR DMPORT DC5V 0.7A MAX VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO...
  • Page 27: 5: Connecting The Antennas (aerials)

    Notes • Be sure to change the factory setting of the VIDEO 1 input button on the remote so that you can use the button to control your DVD recorder. For details, see “Changing button assignments” (page 88). • You can also rename the VIDEO 1 input so that it can be displayed on the receiver’s display.
  • Page 28: 6: Preparing The Receiver And The Remote

    6: Preparing the receiver and the remote Connecting the AC power cord (mains lead) Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a wall outlet. AC power cord (mains lead) FRONT A Performing initial setup operations Before using the receiver for the first time, initialize the receiver by performing the following procedure.
  • Page 29: 7: Selecting The Speaker System

    Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries in the RM-AAU023 Remote Commander. Observe the correct polarity when installing batteries. Notes • Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or humid place. • Do not use a new battery with old ones. •...
  • Page 30: 8: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically (auto Calibration)

    8: Calibrating the appropriate 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. • Measuring the distance of each speaker from your listening position.
  • Page 31: Performing Auto Calibration

    Performing Auto Calibration TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATRE DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS MUTING TV VOL MASTER VOL RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME...
  • Page 32: Error And Warning Codes

    Tips • When Auto Calibration starts: – Stand some distance from the speakers and the listening position to avoid measurement failure. This is because test signals are output from the speakers during measurement. – Avoid making noise to get a more accurate measurement.
  • Page 33 To change the settings manually Record down the warning code. Press Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver. Follow the solution provided in the “Warning codes and solutions” below. Turn on the receiver and perform Auto Calibration again (page 31). Warning codes and solutions Warning Explanation and solution...
  • Page 34: 9: Adjusting The Speaker Levels And Balance (test Tone)

    9: Adjusting the speaker levels and balance (TEST TONE) You can adjust the speaker levels and balance while listening to the test tone from your listening position. The receiver employs a test tone with a frequency centered at 800 Hz. TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP...
  • Page 35: Playback

    Playback Selecting a component TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATRE DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS MUTING TV VOL MASTER VOL V/v/B/b RETURN/EXIT...
  • Page 36: Naming Inputs

    Naming inputs You can enter a name of up to 8 characters for inputs and display it on the receiver’s display. This is convenient for labeling the jacks with the names of the connected components. Press the input button to select the input you want to create an index name for.
  • Page 37: Listening/watching A Component

    TUNING – TUNING + FM MODE Notes • The operation is described for a Sony Super Audio CD player. • Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the Super Audio CD player or CD player. You can select the sound field to suit the music.
  • Page 38 Watching a DVD/Blu-ray disc TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATRE DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL SPEAKERS D.TUNING D.SKIP MEMORY AMP MENU >10 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS MUTING TV VOL MASTER VOL PHONES...
  • Page 39: Amplifier Operations

    Amplifier Operations Navigating through menus By using the amplifier menus, you can make various adjustments to customize the receiver. THEATRE DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS MUTING TV VOL MASTER VOL V/v/B/b RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME...
  • Page 40: Overview Of The Menus

    Overview of the menus The following options are available in each menu. For details on navigating through menus, see page 39. Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] LEVEL Test tone [1-LEVEL] Front speaker balance (page 44) [FRT BAL] Center speaker level [CNT LVL] Surround left speaker level [SL LVL] Surround right speaker level...
  • Page 41 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] TUNER FM station receiving mode [4-TUNER] [FM MODE] (page 47) Naming preset stations [NAME IN] AUDIO Digital audio input decoding [5-AUDIO] priority [DEC. PRI.] (page 48) Digital broadcast language selection [DUAL] Synchronizes audio with video output [A.V.
  • Page 42 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] SYSTEM Subwoofer [7-SYSTEM] [SW SPK] (page 50) Front speakers [FRT SPK] Center speaker [CNT SPK] Surround speakers [SUR SPK] Surround back speakers [SB SPK] Surround back speaker assign [SB ASGN] Front speaker distance [FRT DIST.] Center speaker distance [CNT DIST.] Surround left speaker distance [SL DIST.]...
  • Page 43 Menu Parameters [Display] [Display] S-AIR S-AIR ID [9- S-AIR] [ID SETUP] (page 54) Pairing [PAIRING] S-AIR Mode [MODE] RF Change [RF SETUP] S-AIR Standby [STANDBY] For details, refer to the page in the parentheses. You can only select this parameter when the surround back speakers are set to “SINGLE”. You can only select this parameter when the surround back speakers are set to “DUAL”.
  • Page 44: Adjusting The Level (level Menu)

    Adjusting the level (LEVEL menu) You can use the LEVEL menu to adjust the balance and level of each speaker. These settings are applied to all sound fields. Select “1-LEVEL” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus”...
  • Page 45: Adjusting The Equalizer (eq Menu)

    Adjusting the equalizer (EQ menu) You can use the EQ menu to adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble level) of the front speakers. Select “2-EQ” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 39) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 46 Using the surround back decoding mode (SB DEC) By decoding the surround back signal of DVD software (etc.) recorded in Dolby Digital Surround EX, DTS-ES Matrix, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, etc., format, you can enjoy the surround sound intended by the filmmakers. Select the surround back decoding mode using “SB DEC”...
  • Page 47: Settings For The Tuner (tuner Menu)

    Notes • There may be no sound from the surround back speaker in Dolby Digital EX mode. Some discs have no Dolby Digital Surround EX flag even though the packages have Dolby Digital EX logos. In this case, select “SB ON”. •...
  • Page 48: Settings For The Audio (audio Menu)

    Settings for the audio (AUDIO menu) You can use the AUDIO menu to make settings for the audio to suit your preference. Select “5-AUDIO” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 39) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 49: Settings For The Hdmi (hdmi Menu)

    Settings for the HDMI (HDMI menu) You can use the HDMI menu to make various adjustments for HDMI. Select “6-HDMI” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 39) and “Overview of the menus” (page 40). HDMI menu parameters x AUDIO FOR HDMI (Audio for HDMI)
  • Page 50: Settings For The System (system Menu)

    Settings for the system (SYSTEM menu) You can use the SYSTEM menu to set the size and distance of the speakers connected to this system. Select “7-SYSTEM” in the amplifier menus. For details on adjusting the parameters, see “Navigating through menus” (page 39) and “Overview of the menus”...
  • Page 51 x SB SPK (Surround back speakers) When the surround speakers are set to “NO”, the surround back speakers are also automatically set to “NO” and the setting cannot be changed. • NO If you have not connected a surround back speaker, select “NO”.
  • Page 52: Speaker Distance

    With two surround back speakers (The angle B should be the same) x CNT DIST. (Center speaker distance) Lets you set the distance from your listening position to the center speaker. x SL DIST. (Surround left speaker distance) x SR DIST. (Surround right speaker distance) Lets you set the distance from your listening position to the surround speakers.
  • Page 53: Surround Speaker Position

    x SUR POS. (Surround speaker position) Lets you specify the location of your surround speakers for proper implementation of the surround effects in the CINEMA STUDIO EX modes (page 58). This setup item is not available when the surround speakers are set to “NO”...
  • Page 54: Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically (a. Cal Menu)

    Calibrating the appropriate settings automatically (A. CAL menu) For details on Auto Calibration, see “8: Calibrating the appropriate settings automatically (AUTO CALIBRATION)” (page 30). Settings for the S-AIR (S. AIR menu) For details on S-AIR, see “S-AIR Operations” (page 71).
  • Page 55: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Enjoying Surround Sound Enjoying Dolby Digital and DTS Surround sound (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT) 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. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER...
  • Page 56 Types of A.F.D. mode A.F.D. mode Multi channel [Display] audio after decoding A.F.D. AUTO (Detecting [A.F.D. AUTO] automatically) PRO LOGIC 4 channel [DOLBY PL] PRO LOGIC II MOVIE 5 channel [PLII MV] PRO LOGIC II MUSIC 5 channel [PLII MS] PRO LOGIC II GAME 5 channel [PLII GM]...
  • Page 57: Selecting A Pre-programmed Sound Field

    If you connect a subwoofer This receiver will generate a low frequency signal for output to the subwoofer when there is no LFE signal, which is a low-pass sound effect output from a subwoofer to a 2 channel signal. However, the low frequency signal is not generated for “NEO6 CIN”...
  • Page 58 * You can only select this sound field if the headphones are connected to the receiver. Effect 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.
  • Page 59: Using Only The Front Speakers (2ch Stereo)

    Notes • The effects provided by the virtual speakers may cause increased noise in the playback signal. • When listening with sound fields that employ the virtual speakers, you will not be able to hear any sound coming directly from the surround speakers. •...
  • Page 60: Listening To The Sound Without Any Adjustment (analog Direct)

    Listening to the sound without any adjustment (ANALOG DIRECT) You can switch the audio of the selected input to two channel analog input. This function enables you to enjoy high quality analog sources. When using this function, only the volume and front speaker balance can be adjusted.
  • Page 61: Tuner Operations

    Tuner Operations 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 28). The tuning scale for direct tuning differs depending on the area code as shown in the following table.
  • Page 62: Direct Tuning

    Tuning into a station directly (Direct Tuning) Enter the frequency of a station directly by using the numeric buttons. Press TUNER repeatedly to select the FM or AM band. You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver. Press D.TUNING. Press the numeric buttons to enter the frequency.
  • Page 63: Presetting Fm/am Radio Stations

    Presetting FM/AM radio stations You can preset up to 30 FM stations and 30 AM stations. Then you can easily tune in the stations you often listen to. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 SA-CD/CD TUNER A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC THEATRE DVD/BD Numeric MENU buttons AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP...
  • Page 64: Naming Preset Stations

    Naming preset stations Press TUNER repeatedly to select the FM or AM band. You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver. Tune in the preset station you want to create an index name for (page 63). Press AMP MENU. “1-LEVEL”...
  • Page 65: Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    Using the Radio Data System (RDS) (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) This receiver also allows you to use RDS (Radio Data System), which enables radio stations to send additional information along with the regular program signal. You can display RDS information.
  • Page 66: Bravia" Sync Features

    NONE Any programs not defined above “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”...
  • Page 67: Preparing For The "bravia" Sync

    When your TV is compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function When you connect a Sony TV with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function, the Control for HDMI function of the receiver can be turned on simultaneously by turning the Control for HDMI function of the TV on.
  • Page 68 When your TV is not compatible with the “Control for HDMI-Easy Setting” function Turn the Control for HDMI function of the receiver and the connected component on individually. THEATRE DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/...
  • Page 69: Watching A Dvd (one-touch Play)

    Watching a DVD (One-Touch Play) You can enjoy sound and image from the components connected to the receiver via HDMI connections by a simple operation. Play back a connected component. The receiver and the TV will switch to the appropriate HDMI input automatically. In case the receiver or/and the TV is in standby mode, they will be turned on automatically.
  • Page 70: Turning Off The Receiver With The Tv (system Power Off)

    Notes • If System Audio Control does not function according to your TV setting, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. • When “CONTROL FOR HDMI” is set to “CTRL ON”, the “AUDIO FOR HDMI” settings in the HDMI menu will set automatically depending on the System Audio Control settings.
  • Page 71: S-air Operations

    Notes • Set the TV Standby Synchro to “ON” before using the System Power Off function. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. • Depending on the status, the connected components may not be turned off. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the connected components.
  • Page 72: Setting Up An S-air Product

    S-AIR sub unit (S-AIR receiver) S-AIR main unit (this receiver) TONE INPUT SELECTOR SPEAKERS MEMORY/ 2CH/ TONE MODE INPUT MODE TUNING MODE TUNING ENTER A.DIRECT A.F.D. MOVIE MUSIC PHONES S-AIR sub unit (surround amplifier) Setting up an S-AIR product Before using an S-AIR product, be sure to perform the following settings to establish the sound transmission.
  • Page 73 To insert the wireless transmitter into the S-AIR main unit Remove the screws and detach the slot cover. Slot cover ANTENNA EZW-T100 VIDEO 1 MONITOR DMPORT DC5V 0.7A MAX OPTICAL OPTICA VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO COMPONENT VIDEO MONITOR AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO...
  • Page 74 Establishing sound transmission between the S-AIR main unit and S-AIR sub unit (ID setting) When you match the ID of the S-AIR main unit and the S-AIR sub unit, you can establish sound transmission. You can use multiple S-AIR main unit by setting a different ID for each unit.
  • Page 75 Pairing the S-AIR main unit with a specific S-AIR sub unit (Pairing operation) To establish sound transmission, you need to set the same ID for your S-AIR main unit and S-AIR sub unit. However, if your neighbors have S-AIR products and their IDs are the same as yours, your neighbors could receive the sound of your S-AIR main unit or vice versa.
  • Page 76: Enjoying The System's Sound In Another Room

    Press V/v repeatedly to select the setting you want, then press • START: The S-AIR main unit starts pairing. “SEARCH” flashes on the display. • STATUS: You can check the current ID. When the pairing setting is not made, “NO PAIR” appears on the display.
  • Page 77 Notes • When you are using another S-AIR sub unit, such as a surround amplifier, do not change the ID of the S-AIR main unit. Set the ID of the S-AIR receiver to match the ID of the S-AIR main unit. •...
  • Page 78: Changing The Channel For Better Sound Transmission

    Changing the channel for better sound transmission If you use multiple wireless systems which sharing the 2.4 GHz band, such as wireless LAN or Bluetooth, the transmission of S-AIR products or other wireless systems may be unstable. In this case, you may improve the transmission by changing the “RF SETUP”...
  • Page 79: Enjoying The S-air Receiver While The S-air Main Unit Is In Standby Mode

    Enjoying the S-AIR receiver while the S-AIR main unit is in standby mode (For the S-AIR receiver only (not supplied)) You can enjoy the S-AIR receiver while the S-AIR main unit is in standby mode by setting “STANDBY” to “STBY ON”. TV INPUT TV ?/1 SLEEP...
  • Page 80: Other Operations

    Other Operations Switching between digital and analog audio (INPUT MODE) When you connect components to both digital and analog audio input jacks on the receiver, you can fix the audio input mode to either of them, or switch from one to the other, depending on the type of material you intend to watch.
  • Page 81: Listening To Digital Sound From Other Inputs (digital Assign)

    Listening to digital sound from other inputs (DIGITAL ASSIGN) You can reassign digital audio input that has OPTICAL or COAXIAL (SAT IN, DVD IN) signals to another input when they are not currently being used. For example, to output the sound source for the DVD player using the OPTICAL IN jack on the receiver: •...
  • Page 82: Enjoying The Digital Media Port (dmport)

    Enjoying the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) allows you to enjoy sound and image from a network system such as a portable audio/video source or computer. By connecting a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (not supplied), you can enjoy sound and image from the connected component on the receiver.
  • Page 83: Connecting The Digital Media Port Adapter

    Connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter You can listen to the sound and view the images from the component connected through the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter to the DMPORT jack on the receiver. EZW-T100 DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter A Video cord (not supplied) To detach the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter from DMPORT jack...
  • Page 84: Changing The Display

    Listening/watching a connected component through DMPORT connection Press DMPORT. You can also use the INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver to select “DMPORT”. Start playback of the connected component. The sound is played back on the receiver and the image appears on the TV. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter.
  • Page 85: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the Sleep Timer You can set the receiver to turn off automatically at a specified time. Press SLEEP repeatedly while the power is on. Each time you press SLEEP, the display changes cyclically as follows: 1-30-00 t 1-00-00 t 0-30-00 2-00-00 t t OFF When sleep timer is being used, “SLEEP”...
  • Page 86: Using A Bi-amplifier Connection

    Recording onto a recording media Press one of the input buttons to select the playback component. You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver. Prepare the playback component for playing. For example, insert the video tape you want to copy into the VCR. Prepare the recording component.
  • Page 87 To set up speakers THEATRE DVD/BD MENU AUTO CAL D.TUNING D.SKIP >10 MEMORY AMP MENU 0/10 ENTER CLEAR TOOLS/ DISPLAY OPTIONS MUTING TV VOL MASTER VOL V/v/B/b RETURN/EXIT MENU/HOME TV CH – TV CH + PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET + <...
  • Page 88: Using The Remote

    Blu-ray disc player (command mode BD1) Blu-ray disc recorder (command mode BD3) Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 2 or VTR 3 setting which corresponds to 8 mm and VHS respectively. Sony DVD recorders are operated with a DVD1 or DVD3 setting.
  • Page 89: Additional Information

    C are combined and transmitted together. x Digital Cinema Sound (DCS) A unique sound reproduction technology for home theater developed by Sony, in cooperation with Sony Pictures Entertainment, for enjoying the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters at home. With this “Digital Cinema Sound”...
  • Page 90: Dolby Pro Logic Iix

    PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) A method of converting analog audio to digital audio for easy enjoyment of digital sound. x S-AIR (Sony Audio Interactive Radio frequency) Recent times have seen the rapid spread of DVD media, Digital Broadcasting, and other high quality media.
  • Page 91: Precautions

    Sony, and is a trademark of Sony. xvYCC is an international standard for colour space in video. This standard can express a wider colour range than the currently used broadcast standard.
  • Page 92 If you have any questions or problems concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. About S-AIR function • As the S-AIR function transmits sound by radio waves, sound may skip when radio waves are obstructed.
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the receiver, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Audio There is no sound, no matter which component is selected, or only a very low-level sound is heard. •...
  • Page 94 There is severe hum or noise. • Check that the speakers and components are connected securely. • Check that the connecting cords are away from a transformer or motor, and at least 3 meters away from a TV set or fluorescent light.
  • Page 95 Video There is no picture or an unclear picture appears on the TV screen. • Select the appropriate input using the input buttons. • Set your TV to the appropriate input mode. • Move your audio components away from the TV. •...
  • Page 96 The TV’s remote cannot be used to control the connected component when using the Control for HDMI function. • Change the input of the receiver to the HDMI input connected to the component. S-AIR function Sound transmission is not established. •...
  • Page 97: Error Messages

    You can check the condition of the system by the message. Refer to the following table to solve the problem. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. If an error message appears while you perform Auto Calibration, see “Error and warning codes”...
  • Page 98: Specifications

    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,...
  • Page 99 INPUT SHORT (with sound field and equalizer bypassed). Weighted network, input level. FM tuner section Tuning range 87.5 – 108.0 MHz Antenna FM wire antenna Antenna terminals 75 ohms, unbalanced Intermediate frequency 10.7 MHz AM tuner section Tuning range Area code Tuning scale 10 kHz step 9 kHz step CEL, CEK...
  • Page 100: Index

    83 Dolby Digital 89 DTS 90 DVD player connecting 24 playback 38 DVD recorder connecting 26 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia Error messages 97 HDMI Audio for HDMI 49 connecting 22 Control for HDMI 49 Initial setup 28 INPUT MODE 80 Menu A.

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