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    Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theatre System...

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    Refer to Visible and invisible laser radiation equipment. them whenever you call upon your is emitted when the laser protective Sony dealer regarding this product. housing is opened, so be sure to Properly shielded and grounded Model No. BDV-E580/BDV-T58 avoid direct eye exposure.

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    (excluding injury from tip-over. extremities: hands, wrists, feet and On watching 3D video ankles). images Some people may experience discomfort (such as eye strain, fatigue, or nausea) while watching 3D video images. Sony 3/is...

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    Logic (II) adaptive matrix bar" are trademarks of Sony trademarks of Apple Inc., surround decoder and the DTS** Corporation and Sony Computer registered in the U.S. and other Digital Surround System. Emertaiument Inc. countries. * Manufactured under license • "PLAYSTATION"...

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    license(s) from Microsoft. About These Content owners use Microsoft PlayReady jMcontenl access Operating technology to protect their intellectual property, including Instructions copyrighted content. This device uses PlayReady technology access PlayReady-protected • The instructions in these content and/or WMDRM- Operating Instructions protected content.

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    Table of Contents About These Operating Instructions ..5 Browsing Websites ....... Unpacking ..........Setting up the Network ......Index to Parts and Control ....Settings and Adjustments Getting Started Using the Setup Display ....... Step 1: Installing the System ..16 [Network Update] .........

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    Unpacking BDV-E580/BDV-T58 • HDMI cable (1) • Front speakers • Speaker cords (5, red/white/ green/gray/blue) (BDV-T58 only) • Surround speakers (2) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Dock lk)r iPod/iPhone (TDM-iP30) • Video cord (1) • Center speaker (1) •...

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    BDV-E880 • FM wire antenna (aerial) (l) • Front speakers (2) • Speaker cords (5, red/white/ green/gray/blue) • Remote COlillilander (remote) (1) • Speaker bottom covers (2) l..0oooo o .._ j Ill0= ..I IIIIIo_oolIII • 16 (size kk) b_lteries (2) •...

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    BDV-E980 • Front speakers (2) • Speaker cords (5, red/wh te/ • FM wire antenna (aerial) ( 1) green/gray/blue) • Remote commander (remote) (1) • Speaker-bottom covers (4) r.... 1 /_ OHHo_ooo00 • R6 (size AA) batteries (2) • Bases (4) •...

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    Iusert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matchiug the @ aud @ euds ou the batteries to the markiugs iuside the compartmeut. 10us...

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    Index to Parts and Control For more iuformatiou, refer to the pages iudicated iu pareutheses. FUNCl,0N ? (USB) port (page 35) Front panel display Soft-touch buttons/indicators Used for connecting a USB device. Power indicator _--(open/close) (page 34) Lights up while the system is turned on. Opens or closes the disc tray.

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    About the indications in the front panel display Displays the system's playing status. Lights up when muting is on. Lights up when repeat play is Displays the system's status, such as activated. radio frequency, etc. Lights up when stereo sound is Lights up when outputting 720p/1080i/ received.

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    SPEAKERS jacks (page 20) AUDIO (AUDIO IN L/R) jacks (page 24) COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (page TV (DIGITAL IN OPTICAL) jack (page ,_- (USB) port (page 35) LAN (100) terminal (page 27) SAT/CABLE (DIGITAL IN COAXIAL) HDMI (IN 2) jack (page 24) jack (page 24) HDMI (IN 1)jack (page 24) ANTENNA (FM COAXIAL 75_) jack...

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    Number buttons (pages 46, 51) Enters the title/chapter numbers, preset station number, etc. AUDIO (pages 43, 44) Selects the audio format/track. SUBTITLE (page 60) Selects the subtitle language when multilingual subtitles are recorded on a BD- ROM/DVD VIDEO. Color buttons (yellow/blue/red/green) Short cut keys for selecting items on some YELLOW BLUE...

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    Playback operation buttons DISPLAY (pages 34, 38, 52) See "Playback" (page 34). Displays playback and web browsing information on the TV screen. I_1_1/1_1_1 (previous/next) Displays the preset radio station, frequency, Skip to the previous/next chapter, track, or etc., in the front panel display. file.

  • Page 16: Step 1: Installing The System

    Step 1: Installing the System Install the system by referring to the illustration below. @ Front speaker (L (left)) ® ® ® Front speaker (R (right)) ® Center speaker @ Surround speaker (L (left)) ® Surround speaker (R (right)) (_ Subwoofer @ Unit ®...

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    (BDV-E980 only) You can arrange the subwoofer's speaker cord by changing which direction it protrudes flom the bottom of the subwoofer. Bottom of the subwoofer When packing is opened: Speaker cord is connected • To avoid short-circuiting the speakers, make sure that the speaker cord connection is not like the following examples.

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    When installing the subwoofer with the wide side facing forward Toward the listening position Secure the speaker cord in the speaker cord holder to the right of the speaker terminal. Speaker cord holder to the right of the speaker terminal /j_) "...

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    When installing the subwoofer with the narrow side facing forward Toward the listening position Secure the speaker cord in the speaker cord holder to the left of the speaker terminal. Speaker cord holder to the left of the speaker terminal Speaker cord Thread the speaker cord through the gap along the side of the subwoofer.

  • Page 20: Step 2: Connecting The System

    Step 2: Connecting the System For connecting the system, read the information on the following pages. Do not connect the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains) until all the other connections are lilade. To assemble the speakers, refer to the supplied "Speaker Installation Guide."...

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    connect speaker cords to the unit Connect the speaker cords to match the color of the SPEAKERS jacks of the unit. When connecting to the unit, insert the connector until it clicks. White (Front left Purple speaker (L)) _4" "4" "4"...

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    Connect the system to your TV to display the image of the system on your TV, and listen to TV sound via the system's speakers. Depending on the jacks and functions on your TV, select the connection method. • When your TV has an HDMI jack that is marked "ARCh": Connection •...

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    (_) HDMI cable connection If your TV has an HDMI jack, connect to the TV with an HDMI cable. This will provide better image quality compared to other types of connections. When connecting with an HDMI cable, you need to select the type of output signal when performing the Easy Setup (page 29).

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    When a component wish to connect system HDMI (OUT) jack You can connect a component that has an HDMI (OUT) jack such as a set-top box/digital satellite receiver or PLAYSTATION®3, etc., with an HDMI cable. An HDMI cable connection can send both video and audio signals.

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    When the component does not have an HDMI OUT jack Connect the system so that video signals from the system and other component are sent to the TV, audio signals flom the component are sent to the system as follows. Component Signal flow...

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    Rear panel of the unit FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) • Be sure to full3,, extend the FM ,,,,;ire antenna (aerial). • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), kee l) it as horizontal as possible. • If you have poor FM reception, use a 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied) to connect...

  • Page 27: Network

    • To connect to a wireless LAN using a 5 GHz frequency band, you need the optional USB Wireless LAN Adapter (Sony [ JWA-BR100" only). * As of November 2010. The USB Wireless LAN Adapter may not be available in some regions/countries.

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    LAN Adapter and the wireless LAN router closer to each other. • You can also get information for network settings from the following Sony support page: For cuslomers in lhe U.S.: For Cl.IS1OUlersill Canada: English: hltp:// French: For cuslomers...

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    Connect the calibration mic to the Step4: Performing the A.CAL MIC jack on the rear panel. Set up the calibration mic at ear level using EasySetup a tripod, etc. (not supplied). The fiont of each speaker should face the calibration mic, and there should be no obstruction Before performing...

  • Page 30: Setup Step 5: Selecting The Source

    Perform the [Easy Setup]. Follow the Step5: Selectingthe on-screen instructions to make the basic settings using (-1'1"14,1-), and @. Source Depending on the connection method (page 22), perform the following setting. • HDMI cable connection: Follow the You cau select the playback source.

  • Page 31: Sound

    Step 6: EnjoyingSurroundSound Ariel performing the previous Steps and starting playback, you can easily enjoy surround sound. You can also select pre-programmed surround settings that are tailored to different kinds of sound sources. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. ./+/+,@-- The setting method differs depending on the function.

  • Page 32: The Source

    Press OPTIONS. The option menu in the fiont panel display turns off. About speaker output of each surround setting The table below describes the options when you connect all the speakers to the unit. The default setting is [A.F.D. Multil ("A.F.D. MULTI").

  • Page 33: Automatically

    •When you select [A.F.D. Multi] ("A.F.D. MULTI"), depending on the disc or source, the beginning of the sound may be cut off while the optimum mode is automatically selected. To avoid cutting the sound, select [A.F.D. Standard] ("A.F.D. STD"). • When bilingual broadcast sound is input, [Dolby Pro Logic] ("PRO LOGIC") and [Dolby PL lI Movie]...

  • Page 34: Playback

    Prepare for BD-LIVE (BD-LIVE only). • Connect the system to a network (page 27). • Set [BD Intemet Connectionl to [Allowl Playing a Disc (page 60). Insert a BD-ROM with BONUSVIEW/ For playable discs, see "Playable Discs" BD-LIVE. (page 71 ). The operation method differs depending Switch the input selector on your TV so the disc.

  • Page 35: The Unit

    Playingfroma USB Device You can check the playback intkmnation, etc., by pressing DISPLAY. The displayed inlkmnation differs depending You can play video/music/photo files on the the disc type and system status. connected USB device. For playable types of files, see "Playable Types Example: when playing a BD-ROM...

  • Page 36: The Unit

    enjoy an iPod/iPhone Enjoyingan iPod/iPhone system (For U.S. and Canada models) You can enjoy the music/video*/photo* Connect the Dock for iPod/iPhone charge the battery of an iPod/iPhone via the (supplied) to the front or rear -_ (USB) system. port on the unit, then place the iPod/ * U.S.

  • Page 37: Remote

    (For other models) You can operate the iPod/iPhone using the Connect the iPod/iPhone to the ,4_ buttons on the remote. (USB) port on the unit with the iPod/ For operation details, refer to the operating iPhone's USB cable. instructions of the iPod/iPhone. Rear panel •...

  • Page 38: Playing Via A Network

    • You cannot transfer songs onto the iPod/iPhone from this system. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPod/iPhone is lost or damaged when using an iPod/iPhone connected to this unit.

  • Page 39: Remote

    Network condition indicator To play files stored on a DLNA dill Indicates signal strength for a wireless server via the system (DLNA connection. Player) 8% Indicates a wired connection. Select the DLNA server icon fiom H [Videol, Network transmission speed J'J [Musicl, or 101 [Photol in the home menu, then select the file that you want to play.

  • Page 40: Playback

    • The sale and product lineup of products that are compatible with the PARTY STREAMING function difl_r depending on the area. You can play the same music at the same time across all Sony components which are compatible with the PARTY STREAMING...

  • Page 41: Available Options

    To search for further related _:_ [Video] only information Items Details Select an item in the lists, and select [Information Search] or [Internet Video Search]. [A/V SYNC] Adjusts the gap between picture and sound. For details, see "Adjusting "U delay between the picture and ,<...

  • Page 42: Sound

    [Music] only When playing via the "BDIDVD" function Items Details Press OPTIONS. [Add Slideshow Registers music files in the The option menu appears on the TV screen. BGM] USB memory as slideshow background music (BGM). Press 4,14,to select [A/V SYNC], then [Music Search] Displays information on the press @.

  • Page 43: Selecting The Effect To Suit

    • "OMNI-DIR": The same sound is audible anywhere in the room. AUDIO ::i_;!:_ • "3D SUR.": "3D SUR." is a unique Sony algorithm used for playing 3D (three- dimensional) content that provides it 3D sound experience with depth and presence...

  • Page 44: Sound

    • BD/DVD VIDEO EnjoyingMultiplex Depending on the BD/DVD VIDEO, the choice of language varies. Broadcast Sound When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate a language code. See "Language Code List" (page 76) to confinn which language the code (DUAL MONO) represents.

  • Page 45: Listening To The Radio

    Adjust the volume by pressing VOL +/-. If an FM program is noisy Listening to the Radio If an FM program is noisy, you can select monaural reception. There will be no stereo effect, but reception will improve. You can enjoy radio sound with the system' s Press OPTIONS.

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    Press FUNCTION repeatedly until "FM" appears in the front panel display. The last received station is tuned in. Press PRESET +/- repeatedly to select the preset station. The preset number and fiequency appear on the TV screen and fiont panel display. Each time you press the button, the system tunes in one preset station.

  • Page 47: Bravia" Sync

    "BRAVIA" Sync function. the system by operating the TV. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function • While the TV is in PAP (picture and picture) mode, via an HDMI cable, operation is simplified.

  • Page 48: Calibrating The Appropriate

    Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically [Auto Calibration] D.C.A.C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) set the appropriate sunound sound automatically. • The system outputs a loud test sound when [Auto Calibration] starts. You cannot turn the volume Calibration down. Give consideration to children and neighbors. Press HOME.

  • Page 49: Setting The Speakers

    [Surround] Press ,1%1, to select [OK] or [Cancel], then press @. [Yes]: Normally select this. [None]: Select this if no surround speaker is • The measurement is OK. used. Disconnect the calibration mic, then select [Subwoofer] [OK1. The result is implemented. [Yesl •...

  • Page 50: Sound

    Press 1,14,to select [Off], then press ®. • You can change measurement units (feet or meters) by pressing the color button (RED). •The tesl tone signals are not output l'rom the HDMI • [Level] (OUT) jack. You can adjust the sound level of the speakers. You can set the parameters fiom -6.0 dB to +6.0 •To adjust the volume of all the speakers at one time,...

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    • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the Check that the following settings are both made: code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. - [Control for HDMI1 in [HDMI Settingsl is set to [Off] (page 61).

  • Page 52: Browsing Websites

    Move by pressing !-1'1"14,1"-I'. Place the cursor on the link you want to view, then press @. You can connect to the Internet and enjoy The linked website is displayed. websites like the Sony homepage using the system. Page address Prepare for Internet browsing.

  • Page 53: Setting Up The Network

    Items Details Setting up the Network [Delete] Erases one character on the left side of the cursor during text input. [Internet Settings] [Window List] Displays a list of all currently Bet_re setting, connect the system to the opened websites. network. For details, see "Step 3: Connecting Allows you to return to a the Network"...

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    When you select [Autol and press @, the httl)://www, system sets the DNS setting automatically. For CUS1OIlleFS iI1 Canada: When you select [Specify IP addressl and English: hltp:// press @, enter the DNS settings French: a/supl)ort manually. For customers in Mexico and Latin America: Press (--/'1"/4,/-.)and the number buttons to...

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    The value of the intemet settings appears on connecting to the LAN with a LAN cable" the TV screen. above. Press +. When your wireless router is not Press t'/4, to select [Save & Connect], compatible with then press @. function The system starts checking the network Press t"14,to select [Wireless...

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    Press ,t,/4, to select the security mode, then press @. WEP applies security to communications • [None]: Select this Jrthe wireless LAN is prevent outsiders fiom intercepting unsecured. Setup of wireless LAN communications or intruding into your wireless connectivity is finished. Next, enter the IP network.

  • Page 57: Using The Setup Display

    Icon Explanation @)1_ [Audio Settings] (page 59) Makes the audio settings according to the type of Usingthe Setup Display connecting jacks. (page 60) [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] You can make various adjustments of items such Makes detailed settings lbr BD/ as picture and sound. DVD playback.

  • Page 58: Screen Settings]

    • [DVD Aspect Ratio] For customers in Mexico and Latin America: [Letter Boxl: Displays a wide picture with black htt p:// bands on the top and bottom. During a software update, "UPDATING" appears in the front panel display. After the...

  • Page 59: Audio Settings]

    [Audio Settings] • [BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output] [Auto]: Outputs 1920 x 1080p/24 Hz video signals only when connecting a 1080/24p- compatible TV using the HDMI (OUT) jack. • [BD Audio MIX Setting] [Off]: Select this when your TV is not [On]: Outputs the audio obtained by mixing the compatible with 1080/24p video signals.

  • Page 60: Bd/dvd Viewing Settings]

    • [Sound Effect] [BD/DVDViewing You can set the system's sound effects (SOUND Settings] MODE and [Surround Settingl) to on/off. [On]: Enables all of the system's sound effects. You can make detailed settings for BD/DVD The upper limit of sampling frequency is set to playback.

  • Page 61: Parental Control Settings]

    [Parental Control [Music Settings] Settings] You can make detailed settings for Super Audio CD playback. • [Password] • [Super Audio CD Playback Layer] Set or change the password for the Parental [Super Audio CD]: Plays the Super Audio CD Control function. A password allows you to set layer.

  • Page 62: Network Settings]

    Automatically displays iufonnatiou ou the DLNA controller. screen when changing the viewing titles, picture [Smart Selectl: Allows a Sony DLNA controller modes, audio signals, etc. to find the system its the target component [Off]: Displays int\)rmation only whcn you operate by using the infrared ray.

  • Page 63: Easy Setup]

    "<_ [EasySetup] 1-2-3 Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions. "1 [Resetting] • [Reset to Factory Default Settings] You can reset the system settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset.

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    If you have any questions or problems concerning on the system. The system is equipped with a high your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. power amplil'ier. If the ventilation slots are blocked, the system can overheat and malfunction. On cleaning discs, disc/lens •...

  • Page 65: Notes About The Discs

    Notes about the Discs IMPORTANT NOTICE Caution: This system is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your On handling discs television screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or on-screen display image displayed •...

  • Page 66: Troubleshooting

    (page 51 ). panel display. "DEMO LOCK" appears in the • Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. front panel display. "Exxxx" appears in the front • Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized...

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    Picture Symptom Problems and solutions There is no picture. • Check the output method on your system (page 22). There is no picture when you • The unit is connected to an input device that is not HDCP (High-bandwidth make an HDMI cable Digital Content Protection) compliant...

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    Sound Symptom Problems and solutions • The speaker There is no sound. cord is not connected securely. • Check the speaker settings (page 49). The Super Audio CD sound of a • HDMI (IN 1) and HDMI (IN 2) does not accept an audio format that contains component that is connected copy protection.

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    Sony reconunends a connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard- motion or dark scenes, definition vide() and 10 Mbps for high-definition video. • Not all videos contain sound.

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    Network connection Symptom Problems and solutions to the The system cannot connect • Check the network connection (page 27) and the network settings (page 62). network. Built-in/USB wireless LAN connection Symptom Problems and solutions • The wireless You cannot connect your PC to settings of the router may change automatically if you use the...

  • Page 71: Playable Discs

    Notes on discs Playable Discs This product is designed to play back discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some music discs encoded with Blu-ray Disc BD-ROM ]) copyright protection technologies do not BD-R/BD-RE 2) conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard.

  • Page 72: Playable Types Of Files

    Playable Types of Files •Some files may not play depending on the file lbrmat, the file encoding, the recording condition, or DLNA server condition Video 1) • Some files edited on a PC may not play File format Extensions • The system can recognize the following files or folders...

  • Page 73: Supported Audio Formats

    SupportedAudioFormats Audio formats supported by this system are as follows. Format LPCM2ch LPCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby DTS-ES DTS-HD DTS-HD Function LPCM 7.1ch TrueHD, Discrete 6 .1, High Master Dolby Digital DTS-ES Resolution Audio Plus Matrix 6.1, Audio DTS96/24 "BD/DVD" "HDMII"...

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    Section Specifications (l,SB, port: Type A (For connecting USB memory, memory card reader, digital still Am plifier Section camera, and digital vide,) W.S.modols: camera) AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS LAN Section POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC 100BASE-TX Terminal LAN (100) terminal DISTORTION: (FTC) Wireless LAN Section (BDV-E580/BDV-T58)

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    Surround (SS-TSB109) for BDV-E980 Dimensions (approx.) 96 mmx 775 mm x 72 mm (3 7/,_in x 30 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in) (w/h/d) (wall- mounted part) 275 mm x 1,205 mmx 245 mm (10 7/,s in x 47 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in) (w/h/d) (whole speaker)

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    LanguageCode List language spellings conform to the IS() 639:1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1183 Irish 1347 Maori 1507 Samoan 1028 Abkhazian 1186 Scots Gaelic 1349 Macedonian 1508 Shona 1032 Afrikaans 1194 Galician 1350 Malayalam 1509...

  • Page 77

    Index Numerics FM MODE 3D 34 Quick Start Mode 62 3D Output Setting Front panel Front panel display Rear panel A/V SYNC Region code 71 Attenuate - AUDIO Gracenote Settings Registered Media Remote Audio Devices Audio DRC 59 Remote control Renderer Access Control...

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    The software of this system may be updated in the future, To find out details on any available updates, please visit the following URL, For customers in the U,S,: http://www,sony,com/support For customers in Canada: English: http://www,sony,ca/support French: http://fr,sony,ca/support For customers in Mexico and Latin America: http://esupport,sony,com/LA c , dtna gracenot, e.

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