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Sony BDV-EF1100 Operating Instructions Manual

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Blu-ray Disc™/
DVD Home Theatre
Operating Instructions


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  • Page 1 4-446-737-11(1) Blu-ray Disc™/ DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions BDV-EF1100...
  • Page 2 WARNING Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation opening of the appliance with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. Do not expose the appliance to naked flame This appliance is classified as a CLASS 1 sources (for example, lighted candles).
  • Page 3 EU directives. the European Union This product has been manufactured by or on and other European behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan countries with Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries separate collection related to product compliance based on...
  • Page 4: Copyrights And Trademarks

    (such as eye strain, fatigue, or nausea) while their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of watching 3D video images. Sony recommends an unauthorized copy is detected, a message that all viewers take regular breaks while will be displayed and playback or copying watching 3D video images.
  • Page 5 • “AVCHD 3D/Progressive” and the registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth “AVCHD 3D/Progressive” logo are SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Corporation is under license. Other Sony Corporation.
  • Page 6 End User License • Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Information Corporation in the United States and/or other ® Gracenote End User License countries. Agreement This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft This application or device contains software Corporation.
  • Page 7: About These Operating Instructions

    The Gracenote service uses a unique identifier to track queries for statistical purposes. The About These Operating purpose of a randomly assigned numeric Instructions identifier is to allow the Gracenote service to count queries without knowing anything about who you are. For more information, see the •...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Tuner About These Operating Instructions ..7 Unpacking ..........9 Listening to the Radio ......35 Guide to Parts and Controls ....10 Receiving Radio Data System (RDS) .......... 37 Getting Started Step 1: Installing the Other Operations Speakers ......
  • Page 9: Unpacking

    Unpacking • Quick Setup Guide • Reference Guide • Remote control (1) • R6 (size AA) batteries (2) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) • Front speakers (2) • Subwoofer (1)
  • Page 10: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) Note Turns on the unit, or sets it to standby During the demonstration, the volume mode. level may be higher than the volume level B Disc tray (page 23) you have set.
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Indicators in the front panel display A Lights up when stereo sound is F Displays the system’s status, received. (Radio only) such as radio frequency, etc. B Lights up when repeat play is When you press DISPLAY, the stream information/decoding status is activated.
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    TV "/1 (on/standby) (page 40) Remote control Turns on the TV or sets it to standby mode. "/1 (on/standby) (pages 20, 36) Turns on the system or sets it to standby mode. B Number buttons (pages 36, 40) Enters the title/chapter numbers, preset station number, etc.
  • Page 13 Stops the built-in sound Selects the pre-programmed equalizer demonstration. when listening to music. Radio operation buttons See “Tuner” (page 35). Accesses the “Sony Entertainment PRESET +/– Network™” online service. F Playback operation buttons TUNING +/– See “Playback” (page 23). (muting) ./>...
  • Page 14: Getting Started

    Installing the speakers on a wall Getting Started Prepare screws (not supplied) Step 1: Installing the that are suitable for the hole on Speakers the back of each speaker. See the illustrations below. Install the speakers by referring to the illustration below.
  • Page 15: Step 2: Connecting The System

    • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage Note caused by improper installation, insufficient When you connect other equipment with a...
  • Page 16: Connecting The Tv

    Connecting the TV Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your TV. SPEAKERS FRONT R FRONT L SUBWOOFER Video connection HDMI cable (not supplied) High Speed HDMI cable If the HDMI IN jack of your TV is compatible with the ARC (Audio Return Channel) function, digital audio signal can be output from the TV via an HDMI cable connection.
  • Page 17: Connecting The Other Equipment (set-top Box, Etc.)

    Connecting the other equipment (Set-top box, etc.) Connect the system so that video signals from the system and other equipment are output to the TV, and audio signals from the equipment are output to the system as follows. Video out Equipment ®...
  • Page 18: Connecting The Antenna (aerial)

    Connecting the antenna Step 3: Preparing for (aerial) Network Connection To connect the system to your network, perform [Easy Network Settings]. For details, see “Step 4: Performing the Easy Setup” (page 20). Select the method based on your LAN (Local Area Network) environment. •...
  • Page 19 WEP. TKIP and security key. For details: assures a higher security level than WEP. – visit the following website: x WPA-PSK (AES), WPA2-PSK – refer to the operating instructions supplied (AES) with the wireless LAN router AES is a security technology that uses an –...
  • Page 20: Step 4: Performing The Easy Setup

    Perform [Easy Initial Settings]. Step 4: Performing the Follow the on-screen Easy Setup instructions to make the basic settings using B/V/v/b and Before performing Step 4 Make sure all connections are secure, and B/V/v/b then connect the AC power cord (mains lead).
  • Page 21: Step 5: Selecting The Playback Source

    Step 5: Selecting the Step 6: Enjoying Playback Source Surround Sound After performing the previous Steps and Press FUNCTION repeatedly until starting playback, you can easily enjoy pre- the function you want appears in the programmed sound modes that are tailored front panel display.
  • Page 22 To select the sound mode Selecting the football from the option menu mode Press OPTIONS and V/v to select [Sound Mode], then press Press FOOTBALL during playback. [Football] appears on the TV screen. Press V/v to select the sound mode, You can experience a feeling of presence in then press the stadium when watching a football...
  • Page 23: Playback

    Enjoying BONUSVIEW/ BD-LIVE Playback Some BD-ROMs with “BD-LIVE Logo*” Playing a Disc have bonus content and other data that can be downloaded for enjoyment. For playable discs, see “Playable Discs” (page 58). Connect the USB device to the Switch the input selector on (USB) port (page 25).
  • Page 24 Enjoying Blu-ray 3D Displaying the playback information You can enjoy Blu-ray 3D Discs with the 3D logo*. You can check the playback information, etc., by pressing DISPLAY. The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and system Prepare for Blu-ray 3D Disc status.
  • Page 25: Playing From A Usb Device

    Playing from a USB Enjoying music from a Device Bluetooth device You can play video/music/photo files on a About the Bluetooth connected USB device. wireless technology For playable types of files, see “Playable Types of Files” (page 59). Bluetooth wireless technology is a short- Connect the USB device to the range wireless technology that enables (USB) port.
  • Page 26: This System

    Note Once pairing is completed, the • To be able to use the Bluetooth function, the device is automatically Bluetooth device to be connected must support connected to the system. the same profile as this system. Even if the Device name appears on the TV device supports the same profile, the functions screen.
  • Page 27: Connecting To A Smartphone By One-touch Listening Function (nfc)

    Press V/v repeatedly to select Connecting to a [Device List], then press smartphone by One- A list of paired Bluetooth devices appears. touch listening function Press V/v repeatedly to select (NFC) the device you want, then press By holding an NFC-compatible Press N to start playback.
  • Page 28: To Stop Playback

    Two-dimensional code* for Note direct access • The system only can recognizes and connects to * Use a two-dimensional code reader app. one NFC-compatible device at a time. • Depending on your smartphone, you may need to turn on the NFC function on your smartphone in advance.
  • Page 29: Playing Via A Network

    Internet content provider. Entertainment Network To display again, press DISPLAY. (SEN) Sony Entertainment Network serves as a gateway delivering selected Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your unit. A Control display • Some Internet content requires registration via a...
  • Page 30 To play files stored on a Playing files on a Home DLNA server via the system Network (DLNA) (DLNA Player) Select the DLNA server icon from You can play video/music/photo files on [Video], [Music], or [Photo] in other DLNA-certified equipment by the home menu, then select the file that you connecting them to your home network.
  • Page 31 [Bluetooth AUDIO] in [Input], You can play the same music at the same press OPTIONS. Then select [Start time on all Sony equipment which are PARTY] to start. compatible with the PARTY To close, press OPTIONS, then select STREAMING function and connected to [Close PARTY].
  • Page 32: Available Options

    Press B/b to select [Video] or Available Options [Music]. Press V/v to select [Video Various settings and playback operations Search] or [Music Search]. are available by pressing OPTIONS. The The content information (such as title, available items differ depending on the cast, track, or artist), [Playback situation.
  • Page 33 [Video] only [Music] only [A/V SYNC] [Add Slideshow BGM] Adjusts the time gap between picture and Registers music files in the USB memory as sound (page 34). slideshow background music (BGM). [3D Output Setting] [Music Search] Sets whether or not to output 3D video Displays information on the audio CD automatically.
  • Page 34: Sound Adjustment

    Adjusting the delay between the picture and Sound Adjustment sound Selecting the Audio (A/V SYNC) Format, Multilingual When the sound does not match the Tracks, or Channel pictures on the TV screen, you can adjust the delay between the picture and sound for When the system is playing a BD/DVD each function separately.
  • Page 35: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    Note Stereo (Audio1)] and [ Stereo (Audio2)] do Tuner not appear if only one audio stream is recorded on the disc. Listening to the Radio x CD • [ Stereo]: The standard stereo sound. • [ 1/L]: The sound of the left channel Press FUNCTION repeatedly (monaural).
  • Page 36: Selecting A Preset Station

    To turn off the radio Selecting a preset Press "/1. station Presetting radio Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “FM” appears in the front stations panel display. The last received station is tuned in. You can preset up to 20 stations. Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume Press PRESET +/–...
  • Page 37: Receiving Radio Data System (rds)

    “BRAVIA” Sync function. The station name appears on the TV screen. By connecting Sony equipment that is compatible with the Control for HDMI Simply select a station from the FM function via an HDMI cable, operation is band.
  • Page 38: Setting The Speakers

    System Audio Control Setting the Speakers You can enjoy the sound from TV or other equipment by a simple operation. [Speaker Settings] You can use the System Audio Control function as follows: To obtain optimum surround sound, set the • When the system is turned on, the sound speakers’...
  • Page 39: Using The Sleep Timer

    Note x [Level] The test tone signals are not output from the You can adjust the sound level of the HDMI (OUT) jack. speakers. You can set the parameters from –6.0 dB to +6.0 dB. Be sure to set [Test Tone] to [On] for easy adjustment.
  • Page 40: Deactivating The Buttons On The Unit

    (page 48). Note – [Remote Start] in [Network Settings] is When you replace the batteries of the remote set to [Off] (page 49). control, the code number may reset to the default (SONY) setting. Set the appropriate code number again.
  • Page 41: Browsing Websites

    Internet Browser Browsing Websites display Prepare for Internet browsing. You can check website information by Connect the system to a network pressing DISPLAY. The display (page 18). information differs depending on the website and page status. Press HOME. The home menu appears on the TV screen.
  • Page 42 [Display certificate] Available options Displays server certificates sent from pages that support SSL. Various settings and operations are [Input] available by pressing OPTIONS. Displays the software keyboard to enter The available items differ depending on the characters while browsing a website. situation.
  • Page 43: Settings And Adjustments

    [Network Update] For information about update functions, (page 43) refer to the following website: Updates the software of the system. [Screen Settings] During a software update, “UPDATE” (page 44) appears in the front panel display. After the Makes the screen settings according to the type of TV.
  • Page 44: [screen Settings]

    x [DVD Aspect Ratio] [Screen Settings] [Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture with black bands on the top and bottom. x [3D Output Setting] [Auto]: Normally select this. [Off]: Select this to display all contents in [Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height x [TV Screen Size Setting for 3D] picture on the entire screen, with trimmed Sets the screen size of your 3D-compatible...
  • Page 45: [audio Settings]

    x [BD-ROM 24p Output] x [Pause Mode] (BD/DVD VIDEO/ [Auto]: Outputs 24p video signals only DVD-R/DVD-RW only) when you connect a 1080/24p-compatible [Auto]: The picture, including subjects that TV via an HDMI connection and the move dynamically, is output with no jitter. [Output Video Resolution] is set to [Auto] Normally select this position.
  • Page 46: [bd/dvd Viewing Settings]

    x [Audio Output] x [Bluetooth AUDIO - AAC] You can select the output method where the You can enable and disable AAC audio. audio signal is output. [On]: AAC audio if the Bluetooth device [Speaker]: Outputs multi-channel sound supports AAC. from the system’s speakers only.
  • Page 47: [parental Control Settings]

    x [Subtitle Language] x [BD Parental Control]/[DVD You can select the default subtitle language Parental Control]/[Internet Video for BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. Parental Control] When you select [Select Language Code], By setting Parental Control, scenes can be the display for entering the language code blocked or replaced with different scenes.
  • Page 48: [network Settings]

    [Wireless Setup(built-in)]: Select this when you use the built-in wireless LAN of the x [Screen Saver] system for wireless network connection. [On]: Turns on the screen saver function. [Off]: Off. For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ:
  • Page 49: [easy Network Settings]

    [Remote Start] is automatically set to [Off]. whether or not to allow automatic access from a newly detected DLNA controller. [Smart Select]: Allows a Sony DLNA controller to find the system as the target [Easy Network equipment to operate by using the infrared Settings] ray.
  • Page 50: Additional Information

    • Keep the system and discs away from components with strong magnets, such as Additional Information microwave ovens, or large loudspeakers. • Do not place heavy objects on the system. • Do not place metal objects in front of the Precautions front panel.
  • Page 51 On replacement of parts On Bluetooth communication In the events that this system is repaired, repaired parts may be retained for reuse or • Bluetooth devices should be used within recycling purposes. approximately 10 meters (unobstructed distance) of each other. The effective On your TV’s color communication range may become shorter under the following conditions.
  • Page 52: Notes About Discs

    • Do not stick paper or tape on the disc. careful when performing communication using Bluetooth technology. • Sony cannot be held liable in any way for damages or other loss resulting from information leaks during communication using Bluetooth technology.
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    “D. LOCK” appears in the front panel several minutes. display. The system does not work normally. t Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. t Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains), then “Exxxx”...
  • Page 54 An image is not displayed on the the entire TV screen. entire TV screen. t Contact your nearest Sony dealer or t Check the setting of [TV Type] in local authorized Sony service facility. [Screen Settings] (page 44).
  • Page 55 The system does not output sound of Playback TV programs correctly when connected to a set-top box. The disc does not play. t Set [Audio Return Channel] in [HDMI t The region code on the BD/DVD does Settings] of [System Settings] to [Off] not match the system.
  • Page 56: Usb Device

    Picture/sound quality may be t Try the following: improved by changing the connection 1 Remove the disc. speed. Sony recommends a connection 2 Turn the system off. speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard- 3 Remove and reconnect the USB definition video and 10 Mbps for high- device (page 25).
  • Page 57: Network Connection

    t Devices that use a 2.4 GHz frequency Network connection band, such as a microwave, Bluetooth, or digital cordless device, may The system cannot connect to the interrupt communication. Move the network. unit away from such devices, or turn t Check the network connection off such devices.
  • Page 58: Discs That Cannot Be Played

    There is no sound. Since Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be playable t Make sure this system is not too far depending on the disc type and version. Also, from the Bluetooth device, or this the audio output differs depending on the system is not receiving interference source, connected output jack, and selected...
  • Page 59: Playable Types Of Files

    Note on double-layer Music BDs/DVDs Audio Codec Extension The playback picture and sound may be MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio .mp3, .mka momentarily interrupted when the layers Layer III) switch. .m4a, .aac , .mka Region code (BD-ROM/DVD WMA9 Standard .wma VIDEO only) LPCM .wav, .mka Your system has a region code printed on...
  • Page 60: Supported Audio Formats

    Note Supported Audio • Some files may not play depending on the file format, the file encoding, the recording Formats condition, or DLNA server condition. • Some files edited on a PC may not play. • Some files may not be able to perform fast Audio formats supported by this system are forward or fast reverse function.
  • Page 61: Specifications

    Bluetooth Section Specifications Communication system Bluetooth Specification version 3.0 Output Amplifier Section Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2 POWER OUTPUT (rated) Maximum communication range Front L/Front R: Line of sight approx. 10 m 40 W + 40 W (at 3 ohms, 1 kHz, Frequency band 1% THD) 2.4 GHz band...
  • Page 62 Speakers Front (SS-TSB121) Dimensions (w/h/d) (approx.) 95 mm × 189 mm × 80 mm Mass (approx.) 0.49 kg (with speaker cord) Subwoofer (SS-WSB121) Dimensions (w/h/d) (approx.) 177 mm × 280 mm × 245 mm Mass (approx.) 2.7 kg (with speaker cord) General Power requirements 220 V –...
  • Page 63: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 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 Somali...
  • Page 64 Parental Control/Area Code List Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Area 2044 Argentina 2109 Germany 2362 Mexico 2499 Sweden 2047 Australia 2200 Greece 2376 Netherlands 2086 Switzerland 2046 Austria 2219 Hong Kong 2390 New Zealand 2543 Taiwan 2057 Belgium 2248 India 2379 Norway 2528 Thailand...
  • Page 65: Index

    Index Numerics 3D 24 DLNA 30, 49 3D Output Setting 44 Dolby Digital 34 DTS 34 DVD 58 DVD Aspect Ratio 44 A/V SYNC 34 DVD Parental Control 47 Attenuate - AUDIO 45 DVD-ROM 24p Output 45 Audio DRC 45 Audio Language 46 Audio Output 46 Audio Return Channel 48...
  • Page 66 Main Unit illumination 47 Screen Format 44 Multiplex broadcast sound 35 Screen Saver 48 Screen Settings 44 SLEEP 39 Slideshow 33 Network Connection Diagnostics 49 Software License Information 48 Network Settings 48 Sound Effect 46 Network Update 43 Speaker Settings 38, 46 NFC 27 Distance 38 Level 39...
  • Page 68 The software of this system may be updated in the future. To find out details on any available updates, please visit the following URL. ©2013 Sony Corporation...

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