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Multi Channel
AV Receiver
Using Network Features
Please read the operating instructions supplied with this receiver
first.
This manual is written on the assumption that you are skilled in
the basic operation of this receiver after performing basic
connection and setup according to the operating instructions.
STR-DA6400ES
©2008 Sony Corporation
4-104-900-11(1)

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  • Page 1 Using Network Features Please read the operating instructions supplied with this receiver first. This manual is written on the assumption that you are skilled in the basic operation of this receiver after performing basic connection and setup according to the operating instructions.
  • Page 2: Receiver

    About the network functions of the receiver • The home network function of the receiver supports the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) standard. By configuring your home network with DLNA-compliant devices, you can play back analog audio signals with a DLNA- compliant device (DLNA CERTIFIED ™...
  • Page 3: What You Can Do With The Home Network Function

    Sharing content (music, photos, and videos) on devices on a home network Playing back content You can play back music, photos, and videos stored on other devices such as a computer on your home network using this receiver (page 12). Delivers content...
  • Page 4: Other Features

    You can listen to Rhapsody or SHOUTcast using the receiver (page 18). Internet STR-DA6400ES Other features Changing the settings using a computer You can change the settings of the receiver using a computer on your home network (page 27). Computer ES Utility application software STR-DA6400ES...
  • Page 5: Firmware Update

    Firmware Update You can update the firmware of the receiver over the Internet (page 30). A) Update the firmware directly over the Internet Internet STR-DA6400ES B) Update the firmware using a file downloaded from the Internet via a computer Computer...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About the network functions of the Adjusting the Receiver receiver ............2 Settings Using PC What you can do with the home network function ............3 Application Software Features of the ES Utility application software ..........25 Getting Started...
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    We recommend that you use normal-type cables. receiver to your network • If the receiver is used in an environment in which there is power supply noise from Configuring your home network with DLNA- electric products or in a noisy network compliant devices.
  • Page 8 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. LAN cable (not supplied) Internet Modem Computer LAN cable Router (not supplied) Notes • Do not connect the LAN cable for the network connection to the ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT jack.
  • Page 9: 2: Configuring The Network Settings Of The Receiver

    The procedure used to set up the IP address automatically (DHCP) is explained below. Press to select “Connect In this case, the router that is connected to the Automatically (DHCP).” receiver or the Internet provider must support “Success! Your device is now connected DHCP.
  • Page 10: 3: Preparing Content For Delivery To The Home Network

    Connect the audio output of the device which stores audio you want to enjoy on the home network to the analog audio input jack or the DMPORT jack of the receiver using an audio cord or DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter.
  • Page 11: 4: Preparing A Computer To Use As A Server

    4: Preparing a computer to use as a 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 content stored on a computer on a home network with this receiver...
  • Page 12: Sharing Content

    Network 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.
  • Page 13 Plays all the tracks in random order. content • Off Deactivates the shuffle play mode. You can enjoy content on the server by using • On the following buttons. Activates the shuffle play mode. Press AMP to operate the receiver using the remote.
  • Page 14: Enjoying Content Stored On A Server In Zone 2

    Tips • You can enjoy content played back in the main zone in zone 2 or zone 3 by pressing SOURCE on the remote. • You can control the playback operation using the remote. For details, see “Using the remote to play...
  • Page 15: 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.
  • Page 16: Home Network

    Listening to the audio of the components connected to the receiver or the built-in FM/AM tuner on a device on your home network The following illustration is an example of listening to the audio of a component connected to the receiver using a computer.
  • Page 17 × Video × Notes • Some content may not be able to be played back. • The audio signals of a component connected to the receiver using a audio cord or FM/AM tuner can be delivered to your home network.
  • Page 18: Listening To Rhapsody Or Shoutcast Using The Receiver

    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 and thousands of artists. You’ll also get exclusive content, personalized recommendations, DJ/ad-free listening on “Rhapsody Channels”...
  • Page 19 Press V/v/B/b repeatedly to select “Finish,” then press Press V/v repeatedly to select “Finish,” then press Note Repeat the process again from step 7 if the sign in fails.
  • Page 20: Selecting A Rhapsody Channel You Want To Playback

    Note You can listen to only the same channel in both the main zone and the 2nd zone. Priority is given to the channel which has most recently been selected, even if other channel is currently being selected in one of zones.
  • Page 21: Selecting A Track On Rhapsody You Want To Playback

    Note the list, then press You can listen to only the same track in both the The playback screen appears on the TV main zone and the 2nd zone. screen and the track you selected is Priority is given to the track which has most recently played back.
  • Page 22: Registering Your Favorite Track, Album, Or Channel

    Registering your favorite artist you want to listen to track, album, or channel You can search for a track, album, or artist using the search function. You can register your favorite track, album, or channel in “My Library” while playing back Press AMP.
  • Page 23: Listening To Shoutcast

    My Library list My Artists > artist(s)* > albums(s)* > track(s)* MENU My Albums > album(s)* > track(s)* My Genres > genre(s)* > artist(s)* > album(s)* > track(s)* My Tracks > track(s)* Selecting a SHOUTcast station My Playlists > playlist(s)* My Channels >...
  • Page 24: Selecting Preset Stations

    The menu is displayed on the TV screen. • You can listen to only the same station in both the main zone and the 2nd zone. Press V/v repeatedly to select Priority is given to the station which has most “...
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Receiver Settings Using Pc Application Software

    Operation System To check the HELP Windows XP Home Edition/Professional/ When you want to check the HELP of the ES Media Center Edition 2005 (SP3) Utility application software, Windows Vista Ultimate, Business, Home click [Start] – [All Programs] – [ES Utility] –...
  • Page 26: Using Other Functions

    Press V/v repeatedly to select “Network Information,” then settings press The network setting information of the You can check the network settings of the receiver is displayed on the TV screen. receiver using the Network settings menu. V/v/b, MENU Press AMP.
  • Page 27: Changing The Network Settings

    Press V/v repeatedly to select Changing the network “Network Setup,” then press settings Press V/v repeatedly to select You can change the network settings of the “Internet Setup,” then press receiver using the Network settings menu. Press V/v repeatedly to select “Connect Automatically (DHCP),”...
  • Page 28 Press V/v/B/b and to select a Press V/v/B/b repeatedly to select character one by one to enter the IP “Finish,” then press address. Press b to select the port number box, Press V/v/B/b to select “Finish,” then then press press The soft keyboard appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 29: Changing The Settings Of The Home Network Function Of The Receiver

    Press V/v repeatedly to select “Server Function Setup,” then function of the receiver press You can set up the receiver to be used as a Press V/v repeatedly to select server. “ON” or “OFF,” then press A confirmation screen appears on the TV...
  • Page 30: Updating The Firmware

    Press V/v repeatedly to select Updating the firmware “System Update,” then press You can check the version of the firmware on Press V/v repeatedly to select the system of the receiver, and you can also “Internet Update,” then press update the firmware of the receiver.
  • Page 31 Click “System” in the ES Utility network cable during firmware updating. It may cause a malfunction. window on the computer • It may take 30 minutes for the firmware updating to screen, then click “Browse...” complete. and specify the path of the...
  • Page 32: Glossary

    Gateway and receiving large amounts of video or audio An IP address of a device such as a computer data at high speed. Currently, ADSL, CATV, or a router, etc., which is required when the...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    If the trouble is other than the cases above and • Register this device with the server. For the trouble is not solved even if you wait for a details, see the instructions supplied with while, press ?/1 on the remote or POWER on the server.
  • Page 34: Specifications

    Photo Supported formats for delivery by this receiver This receiver converts to linear PCM the audio of a device connected to the receiver using an analog cord, and delivers it onto a device on the home network. Type of content...
  • Page 35: End User License Agreement For Certain Software Included In Your Sony Receiver

    IMPORTANT – READ THIS source code from the Sony Software in whole AGREEMENT BEFORE USING or in part or to use the Sony Software in whole YOUR SONY RECEIVER. USING or in part for any purpose other than allowed YOUR RECEIVER INDICATES under this EULA.
  • Page 36: Limitation Of Liability

    TO, COMPENSATION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT REIMBURSEMENT OR DAMAGES ON NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF USE OF THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, SONY RECEIVER, DOWN TIME AND MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR YOUR TIME, LOSS OF PRESENT OR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
  • Page 37 (90) days may allow Sony and/or third parties to collect from the date of its delivery to you, the media data from, control and/or monitor the Sony on which the Sony Software is furnished to...
  • Page 38 ENCRYPTION TECHNOLOGY JURY TRIAL WAIVER The Sony Software may contain encryption This EULA will be governed by the laws of the technology. You acknowledge that any export State of New York, United States of America, of Sony Software containing encryption...
  • Page 39: Copyrights

    Copyrights This EULA is effective until terminated. Sony may terminate this EULA immediately if you fail to comply with its terms by giving you DLNA and DLNA CERTIFIED are notice. In such event, you must destroy the trademarks and/or service marks of the Digital Sony Software and accompanying Living Network Alliance.
  • Page 40 AND/OR libpng versions 1.0.7, July 1, 2000, through (ii) DECODE VC-1 VIDEO THAT WAS 1.2.5 - October 3, 2002, are Copyright © 2000- ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED 2002 Glenn Randers-Pehrson, and are IN A PERSONAL AND NON- distributed according to the same disclaimer COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS and license as libpng-1.0.6 with the following...
  • Page 41 The Contributing Authors and Group 42, Inc. Kevin Bracey specifically permit, without fee, and Sam Bushell encourage the use of this source code as a Magnus Holmgren component to supporting the PNG file format Greg Roelofs in commercial products. If you use this source...
  • Page 42 FreeType 2 version 2.1.9 4. The names “OpenSSL Toolkit” and Portions of this firmware of this product are “OpenSSL Project” must not be used to copyright © 1996-2002 The FreeTypeProject endorse or promote products derived (www.freetype.org). All rights reserved. from this software without prior written permission.
  • Page 43 CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES parts of the library used. (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, This can be in the form of a textual message at PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE program startup or in documentation (online GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, or textual) provided with the package.
  • Page 44: Index

    AM 16 Rhapsody Account 18 Music Guide 21 My Library 22 Connections Rhapsody Channels 20 Components 10 Rhapsody Digital Music Service 18 Network 7 Search 22 Rhapsody Channels 20 Rhapsody Digital Music Service 18 DLNA 2 Search 22 ES Utility 25...

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