SONY SRS-D313 - Active Speaker System Manual

SONY SRS-D313 - Active Speaker System Manual

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SONY SRS-D313 - Active Speaker System Manual


To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
To prevent fire, do not Cover the ventilation of the apparatus with news papers, table-cloths, curtains, etc. Do not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.

Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.

You are cautioned that any changes or modification not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.




shock hazard This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

warning This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

For the Customers in Canada



On safety

The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power consumption, etc. is located on the bottom exterior.

  • Before operating the system, be sure that the operating voltage of the system is identical with that of your local power supply.
Where purchased Operating voltage
U.S.A./Canada 120 V AC, 60 Hz
European countries 220-230 V AC, 50Hz
Other countries
  • 110 – 120 V AC, 50/60Hz
  • 220 – 230 V AC, 50 Hz
  • The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
  • Unplug the system from the wall outlet if it is not to be used for an extended period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull the cord by grasping the plug. Never pull the cord itself.
  • Should any liquid or solid object fall into the system, unplug the system's power cord and have the system checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further.
  • The AC power cord should be changed only at a qualified service shop.
  • For efficient heat dissipation, ensure there is sufficient space to the rear of the woofer. Also, avoid placing objects on the unit.

On operation

  • Do not drive the speaker system with a continuous wattage exceeding the maximum input power of the system.
  • Contact between bare speaker wires at the speaker terminals may result in a short-circuit.
  • Before connecting, turn off the Speaker system, the PC and the audio component to avoid damaging the speaker system.
  • The volume level should not be turned up to the point of distortion.

If you encounter colour irregularity on a nearby computer monitor
This speaker system is magnetically shielded to allow it to be installed near your monitor. However, colour irregularities may still be observed on certain types of monitors.

If colour irregularity is observed...

  • Turn off the computer monitor once, then turn it on again after 15 to 30 minutes.

If colour irregularity is observed again...

  • Place the speakers further away from the computer monitor.

If howling occurs

Reposition the speakers or turn down the volume on the left speaker.

On placement

  • Do not set the speakers in an inclined position.
  • Do not place the speakers in locations that are:
    • Extremely hot or cold
    • Dusty or dirty
    • Very humid
    • Subject to vibrations
    • Subject to direct sunlight

On cleaning

Clean the speaker and subwoofer cabinets with a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent solution or water. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine.

If you have any questions or problems concerning your speaker system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.

Hooking up the system

  1. Attach the reflector to the speakers.
    Hooking up the system - Step 1 - Attach the reflector to the speakers
  2. Connect the left speaker cord 8 pin plug to the rear panel jack with their respective arrows aligned.
    Hooking up the system - Connection Diagram
  3. Connect the subwoofer to the wall outlet.
  4. Connect the CD walkman, PC, etc., to the INPUT jack on the left speaker.
  5. Position the speakers.
    Hooking up the system - Step 2 - Position the speakers

Listening to the sound

Listening to the sound - Speaker controls

First, turn down the volume on the left speaker. The volume should be set to minimum before you begin playing the programme source.

  1. Press POWER on the left speaker.
    The POWER indicator lights up green.
    For the European models
    Press POWER on the subwoofer to turn it on, and then press OPERATE on the left speaker. The OPERATE indicator lights up green.
    The main power source of the system is provided by the subwoofer. When the power of the subwoofer is turned off, the system does not operate, even if OPERATE is pressed.
  2. Rotate INPUT to select 1/2.
    You can enjoy the mixed sound from INPUT 1 and 2.
  3. Play the prog ramme source.

To adjust the volume
Rotate VOLUME.

To adjust the subwoofer
Rotate BASS to adjust the bass volume.
Set the volume level to best suit your preference according to the programme source.

Using the headphones/earphones
Connect the headphones/earphones to the PHONES jack.


  • To enjoy high-quality sound, do not turn the bass volume too high.
  • When using the headphones, you cannot adjust the bass volume.


Should you encounter a problem with your speaker system, check the following list and take the indicated measures. If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.

There is no sound from the speaker system

  • Make sure all the connections have been correctly made.
  • Make sure the volume on the left speaker and the connected component have been turned up properly.
  • Check if headphones are connected. If they are, disconnect them.

There is distortion in the subwoofer sound output

  • Turn down the volume level on the connected component. Or, if the connected component has the bass boost function, set it to off.
  • Rotate BASS on this unit to reduce the bass volume.

There is hum or noise in the speaker output

  • Make sure all the connections have been correctly made.
  • Make sure none of the audio components are positioned too close to the TV set.

The sound has suddenly stopped

Make sure all the connections have been correctly made.


Front speakers
Speaker system Full range, magnetically shielded
Speaker units 3.9 cm, cone type
Enclosure type Bass reflex
Impedance 8 Ω
Power handling capacity 5 watts
Maximum input power 10 watts
Sensitivity level 80 dB (1 W, 1 m)
Dimensions (w/h/d) Approx. 72 × 179 × 108 mm (2 7 / 8 × 7 1 / 8 × 4 3 / 8
Mass Approx. 265 g (9 oz.) (Lch), approx. 220 g (8 oz.) (Rch)
Cord length Approx. 2 m
Input impedance 4.7 kΩ (at 1 kHz)
Input LINE IN 1, 2

Speaker system Active subwoofer, magnetically shielded
Speaker unit 10 cm, cone type
Enclosure type Bass reflex
Impedance 8 Ω
Power handling capacity 20 watts
Maximum input power 40 watts
Sensitivity level 83 db (1 W, 1 m)
Dimensions (w/h/d) Approx. 214 × 254 × 290 mm (8 1 / 2 × 10 × 11 1 / 2 in.)
Mass Approx. 3,300 g (7 lb. 4 oz.)

Amplifier section
Rated output:
Woofer section 20 W <10% T.H.D., 100 Hz, 8 Ω>
Mid and high range section 5 W + 5 W <10% T.H.D., 1 kHz 8 Ω>
Total 30 W

Power consumptions 29 W
Cord length Approx. 2 m (adaptor cable)

Supplied accessories
Audio connecting cord (1)

Optional accessories
Connecting cord RK-G136

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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