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Operating Instructions
©2005 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 2-629-502-11(1) Display Side Hi-Fi Component System Operating Instructions DHC-AZ7DM DHC-AZ3DM ©2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Australian mode l only ® is a U.S. NERGY registered mark. As an E NERGY ® partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product ® meets the E NERGY guidelines for energy efficiency. This system incorporates Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic (II) adaptive matrix surround decoder, and Digital Surround System.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Custom settings........45 Playing repeatedly......... 20 — CUSTOM SETUP — Repeat Play Speaker settings ........46 — SPEAKER SETUP DVD/VIDEO CD/CD/MP3/JPEG/ (DHC-AZ7DM only) ® DivX video – Play Restricting disc playback...... 49 Loading a disc ........21 — CUSTOM PARENTAL Playing a disc ........
  • Page 4 Sound Adjustment Optional Components Adjusting the sound ......60 Controlling the TV with the remote ..77 Selecting the sound effect ..... 60 Using the THEATRE SYNC Selecting the surround effect ....61 function........... 78 Adjusting the graphic equalizer and Hooking up optional components..
  • Page 5: How To Use This Manual

    • This manual mainly explains operations using the remote, but the same operations can also You can play back the following Sony USB be performed using the buttons on the unit storage media on this system. having the same or similar names.
  • Page 6: Playable Discs

    Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holders. The “DVD VIDEO” logo and “DVD-RW” logo are • Sony is not liable for incomplete data transfer trademarks. or damaged data due to problems of this product or your computer.
  • Page 7 • A DVD with a different region code. Note on DualDiscs • An 8 cm disc with an adapter A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which • Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, mates DVD recorded material on one side with square, star) cannot be played on this unit.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Perform the following procedures 1 to 6 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories. The type of speakers supplied varies according to the model you purchased (see “Specifications” on page 92). DHC-AZ7DM is used for illustration purposes. AM loop antenna...
  • Page 9 Color tube * DHC-AZ7DM only Notes • For the subwoofer (DHC-AZ7DM only), the speaker cords are attached to the subwoofer. Connect the speaker cords to the main unit only. • The connector and the color tube of the speaker cords are the same color as the speaker terminal to be connected.
  • Page 10 • When you play back a VIDEO CD recorded in a VOLTAGE SELECTOR different color system from the one you set to the unit, the picture image may be distorted. 220–240V * DHC-AZ7DM only To connect optional components 120V See page 79.
  • Page 11: Attaching The Speaker Pads

    With normal use, the batteries should last for about six months. When the remote no longer operates the system, replace both batteries with new ones. * DHC-AZ7DM only When carrying this system Perform the following procedure to protect the DVD mechanism.
  • Page 12: Positioning The Speakers

    Surround speaker Surround speaker (L)* (R)* To install the surround speakers on the wall (DHC-AZ7DM only) * DHC-AZ7DM only Place the center speaker at about the Prepare screws (not supplied) that are same height as the front speakers. suitable for the hole on the back of each speaker.
  • Page 13: Setting The Clock

    • Contact a screw shop or installer regarding the wall material or screws to be used. Notes • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage • The clock settings are canceled when you disconnect caused by improper installation, insufficient wall the power cord or if a power failure occurs.
  • Page 14: Performing The Quick Setup

    The selectable language is different depending on the area. You can set the initial settings of “OSD”, “TV Press ENTER. TYPE” and “DISTANCE” (DHC-AZ7DM The setting is selected and “SCREEN only) step by step. SETUP” appears. After performing the Quick Setup, the system is ready for playing back of movies, music CDs, etc.
  • Page 15 Press M or m repeatedly to select the • When you press CLEAR, the guide message disappears. When you need to perform the center speaker distance from the Quick Setup, see “To recall the Quick Setup listening position, then press ENTER. display”...
  • Page 16 To quit the Quick Setup Press DISPLAY. To recall the Quick Setup display Press DISPLAY in stop mode. The Control Menu appears. Press M or m repeatedly to select “SETUP”, then press ENTER. The options for “SETUP” appear. Press M or m repeatedly to select “QUICK”, then press ENTER.
  • Page 17: Usb Storage Media - Play

    Playing USB storage USB storage media – Play media Inserting USB storage — Normal Play/Shuffle Play media This system lets you play MP3 audio tracks on USB storage media. Insert USB storage media to USB MEMORY port as shown below. Example: When USB storage media is loaded Playing time...
  • Page 18 Other operations Playback order of MP3 audio Do this tracks on USB storage media Stop play Press x. The playback order of MP3 audio tracks Press X. Press again to resume Pause recorded on USB storage media is shown below. play.
  • Page 19: Resume Play

    Notes Resuming playback from the • The system may take longer time to playback, when point you stopped the USB progressing to the following album or jump to other album. storage media • You cannot change the play mode during playback. —...
  • Page 20: Playing Repeatedly

    Playing repeatedly — Repeat Play You can play all the MP3 audio tracks or a single MP3 audio track on USB storage media repeatedly. Press FUNCTION + or – (or touch USB MEMORY/PC on the unit) repeatedly to switch the function to USB MEMORY. Press MENU in stop mode.
  • Page 21: Dvd/video Cd/cd/mp3/jpeg/divx ® Video - Play

    Playing a disc ® DVD/VIDEO CD/CD/MP3/JPEG/DivX video – Play Loading a disc Before playing a DVD, VIDEO CD, JPEG Use buttons on the unit for the operation. image or DivX video turn on your TV and select the video input. Depending on the DVD or Press ?/1 to turn on the system.
  • Page 22: Other Operations

    Other operations Do this Briefly fast forward Press ADVANCE during Do this the current scene play. Stop Press x. (Instant Advance) Press X. Pause (DVD VIDEO/ Press X again or press H (or DVD-RW only) touch nN on the unit) to Switch to DVD Touch DVD on the unit resume play.
  • Page 23: Resuming Playback From The Point You Stopped The Disc

    To enjoy a disc that is played Resuming playback from the before by resume playback point you stopped the disc — Multi-disc Resume (DVD VIDEO/VIDEO — Resume Play CD only) This system memorizes the point where you This system memorizes the point where you stopped the disc for up to 40 discs and resumes stopped the disc so you can resume from that playback the next time you insert the same disc.
  • Page 24: Creating Your Own Program

    Press M or m repeatedly to select the Creating your own track you want to program, then press ENTER. program The selected track is programmed and the cursor moves to the program list. — Program Play For example, select track “02”. Selected track You can make a program of up to 99 steps.
  • Page 25: Playing In Random Order

    To clear a programmed track Playing in random order After step 3, press M or m repeatedly to select the programmed track you want to — Shuffle Play clear in the program list. Press CLEAR. Or, press ,, then press M repeatedly to You can play tracks on a disc in random order by select “–...
  • Page 26: Playing Repeatedly

    Using the on-screen display Playing repeatedly — Repeat Play Press DISPLAY during play. The Control Menu appears. Press M or m repeatedly to select “REPEAT”, then press ENTER. The options for “REPEAT” appear. You can play a whole disc or selected album repeatedly or you can also play a single title/ chapter/track/DivX video file repeatedly.
  • Page 27: Playing Dvds Using The Menu

    x When playing a DATA CD/DATA DVD Playing DVDs using the • OFF: does not play repeatedly. • DISC: repeats all the albums on the disc. menu • ALBUM: repeats the current album. • TRACK : repeats the current track. •...
  • Page 28: Selecting "original" Or "play List" On A Dvd-rw

    Selecting “ORIGINAL” or Playing VIDEO CDs with “PLAY LIST” on a DVD-RW PBC functions (Ver. 2.0) — PBC Play Some DVD-RWs in VR (Video Recording) mode have two types of titles for playback: You can use PBC* menus on your TV screen to originally recorded titles (“ORIGINAL”) and enjoy the disc’s interactive software.
  • Page 29: About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    * “Design rule for Camera File system”: Image About MP3 audio tracks standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries and JPEG image files Association (JEITA). Notes • The system will play any data with the extension “.MP3”, “.JPG”...
  • Page 30: Playing Data Cds With Mp3 Audio Track And Jpeg Image Files

    When you insert a DATA CD and press H (or Playing DATA CDs with touch nN on the unit), the numbered tracks (or files) are played sequentially, from 1 MP3 audio track and through 7. Any sub-albums/tracks (or files) contained within a currently selected album take JPEG image files priority over the next album in the same tree.
  • Page 31 Selecting an album Selecting an MP3 audio track Load a DATA CD. Load a DATA CD. The system starts playing from the first The system starts playing from the first album. album. Press MENU. Press MENU. The album list appears. When an album is The albums list appears.
  • Page 32 To play the next or previous JPEG Selecting a JPEG image file image file Press < or , when the Control Menu is not Load a DATA CD. displayed. You can select the first file of the next The system starts playing from the first album by pressing , during playback of the album.
  • Page 33: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Press M or m repeatedly to select the Playing audio tracks and album you want, then press H (or touch nN on the unit). images as a slide show The system starts a slide show with sound. with sound To turn on or off the album list Press MENU.
  • Page 34 Specifying the slide show Selecting an effect for image duration (JPEG only) files in the slide show (JPEG only) When you play JPEG image files using slide show, you can specify the duration for slides to When you play a JPEG image file, you can appear on the screen.
  • Page 35: Playing Divx ® Video Files

    ® Selecting an album Playing DivX video files Press MENU. The album list appears. Only albums that contain DivX video files are listed. You can play DivX video files on DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/CD-Rs/CD-RWs) and DATA DVDs (DVD-Rs/DVD-RWs/DVD+Rs/ DVD+RWs). About playback order of data on DATA CDs or DATA DVDs See “Playback order of MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files”...
  • Page 36: Using The On-screen Display To Search

    Selecting a DivX video file Using the on-screen display to search Press MENU. The album list appears. Only albums that contain DivX video files are listed. Press M or m repeatedly to select the album you want, then press ENTER. The file list appears.
  • Page 37 x When playing a DivX video file To search for a particular point “ALBUM” or “FILE” using the time code (DVD VIDEO/ DVD-RW only) Example: when you select “CHAPTER” — Time Search “** (**)” is selected (** refers to a In step 2, select “TIME/TEXT”.
  • Page 38: Searching By Scene

    Press M/m/</, to select a chapter, Searching by scene title or track, then press ENTER. Playback starts from the selected scene. — Picture Navigation To return to Normal Play Press O RETURN or DISPLAY. You can divide the screen into 9 subscreens and Note find the desired scene quickly.
  • Page 39: Dvd/video Cd/cd/mp3/jpeg/divx ® Video - Various Functions

    x When playing a DVD-RW The types of sound tracks recorded on a disc ® DVD/VIDEO CD/CD/MP3/JPEG/DivX are displayed. video – Various functions The default setting is underlined. Example: Changing the sound • 1: MAIN (main sound) • 1: SUB (sub sound) •...
  • Page 40 x When playing a DivX video file Checking the audio signal Example: MP3 audio format (DVD/DivX video only) When you press AUDIO repeatedly during play, Bit rate the current audio signal format (PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, etc.) is displayed on the TV screen.
  • Page 41: Adjusting The Delay Between The Picture And Sound

    Adjusting the delay Using the Setup Display between the picture and By using the Setup Display, you can make sound various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. You can also set a language for the — A/V SYNC subtitles and the Setup Display, among other things.
  • Page 42: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    Press M or m repeatedly to select the Setting the display or setup item from the displayed list, then press ENTER. sound track language The setup item is selected. Example: “SCREEN SETUP” — LANGUAGE SETUP Selected item “LANGUAGE SETUP” allows you to set various languages for the on-screen display or sound track.
  • Page 43: Settings For The Display

    Note Settings for the display Depending on the DVD, “4:3 LETTER BOX” may be selected automatically instead of “4:3 PAN SCAN” or — SCREEN SETUP vice versa. x COLOR SYSTEM Select settings according to the TV to be Select the color system when you play a VIDEO connected.
  • Page 44 x BACKGROUND To change the type of signal Selects the background color or picture on the output from the system TV screen in stop mode or while playing an — PROGRESSIVE audio CD or MP3 audio track. Progressive is the method for displaying TV The default setting is underlined.
  • Page 45: Custom Settings

    About DVD software types and Custom settings the conversion method DVD software can be divided into 2 types: film- — CUSTOM SETUP based software and video-based software. Video-based software is derived from TV, such Use “CUSTOM SETUP” to set up playback as dramas and sit-coms, and displays images at related and other settings.
  • Page 46: Speaker Settings

    • When you set the item to “AUTO”, the language may change. The “TRACK SELECTION” setting has higher priority than the “AUDIO” settings in — SPEAKER SETUP (DHC-AZ7DM “LANGUAGE SETUP” (page 42). (Depending on only) the disc, this function may not work.) •...
  • Page 47 x SIZE x DISTANCE If you do not connect center, surround speakers The default distance setting for the speakers in or subwoofer or you move the surround relation to the listening position is shown below. speakers, set the parameters for “CENTER”, When you set the distance using the Quick Setup “SURROUND”...
  • Page 48: Speaker Setup

    • Depending on the input stream, the “DISTANCE” Adjusting the speaker level by setting may not be effective. using the test tone x LEVEL (FRONT) You can vary the level of front speakers as Press DISPLAY in stop mode. follows. Be sure to set “TEST TONE” to “ON” The Control Menu appears.
  • Page 49: Restricting Disc Playback

    Press M or m repeatedly to select Restricting disc playback “ONt”, then press ENTER. x If you have not entered a password — CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL/ The display for registering a new password PARENTAL CONTROL appears. Preventing playback of specific discs —...
  • Page 50: Custom Parental

    To turn off the Custom Parental Limiting playback by children Control function (DVD VIDEO only) In step 4, select “OFFt”, then press — PARENTAL CONTROL ENTER. Enter your 4-digit password using the You can limit the playback of some DVDs number buttons, then press ENTER.
  • Page 51 x When you have already registered a Press M or m repeatedly to select a password geographic area as the playback limitation level, then press ENTER. The display for entering the password The area is selected. appears. When you select “OTHERSt”, select and enter the standard code in the table on page 52 using the number buttons.
  • Page 52 To play a disc for which Parental Area code Control is set Standard Code number Argentina 2044 Load the disc for which Parental Control is set. Australia 2047 Austria 2046 Press H (or touch nN on the unit). The “PARENTAL CONTROL” display Belgium 2057 appears.
  • Page 53: Changing The Angles

    Changing the angles Displaying the subtitles If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are With discs on which multilingual subtitles are recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the recorded, you can change the subtitle language viewing angle. while playing, or turn the subtitles on or off For example, while playing a scene of a train in whenever you want.
  • Page 54: Tuner

    Press ENTER. A preset number flashes. Perform steps 5 Tuner and 6 while the preset number flashes. Presetting radio stations Preset number You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM stations. You can then tune in any of those stations simply by selecting the corresponding preset number.
  • Page 55: Listening To The Radio

    Other operations Listening to the radio Do this Tune in a station Follow the procedure described You can listen to a radio station either by with a weak signal in “Manual tuning preset” selecting a preset station, or by manually tuning (page 54).
  • Page 56: Manual Tuning

    Listening to non-preset radio station — Manual Tuning Press FUNCTION + or – (or touch TUNER/BAND on the unit) repeatedly to select “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM”. Press TUNING + or – repeatedly to tune in the desired station. Note The OSD does not appear on the TV screen except for DVD function.
  • Page 57: Tape - Play

    Playing a tape Tape – Play You can use TYPE I (normal) tape. Loading a tape Load a tape. Press FUNCTION + or – (or touch TAPE Press Z PUSH OPEN/CLOSE on the on the unit) repeatedly to select unit. “TAPE”.
  • Page 58: Tape - Recording

    Searching for the beginning of the current or the next track Tape – Recording (AMS)* Recording your favorite To go forward CD tracks on a tape Press > during play. Each time you press the button, the search — CD-TAPE Synchro Recording direction, + (forward), and number of tracks being skipped (1 to 9) appear.
  • Page 59: Recording On A Tape Manually

    Notes Recording on a tape • CD Synchro Recording is not available with DVDs, DATA CDs and DATA DVDs. manually • You cannot listen to other sources while recording. • When you press CD SYNC in step 5, the surround —...
  • Page 60: Sound Adjustment

    Press z START. The tape deck stands by for recording. Sound Adjustment “REC” flashes. Adjusting the sound Press z START, then start playing the desired source to record. Recording starts. Generating a more dynamic To stop recording sound (Dynamic Sound Generator X-tra) Touch x.
  • Page 61: Selecting The Surround Effect

    • For some discs, the surround effect may not be as much as expected. • For DHC-AZ7DM, if “NONE” is selected in surround speaker setup, no sound will be output from the surround speakers even if “LINK” is selected.
  • Page 62: Adjusting The Graphic Equalizer And Storing

    Tips Singing along: Karaoke • “VIRTUAL A”, “VIRTUAL B” and “HP VIRTUAL” are effective only when a multi channel source is played. You can enjoy karaoke (singing along with a • As the sound field for DVD function differs from that disc) by setting the system to karaoke mode.
  • Page 63: Changing The Key

    • You cannot activate karaoke mode when the To check the audio information, press AUDIO. headphones are connected to the system. When playing a Dolby Digital Karaoke disc, “9” • The sound input from the microphone is not output appears at the current audio format. from the DVD DIGITAL OUT jack (DHC-AZ3DM only).
  • Page 64 Press M or m repeatedly to select Playing Karaoke with any “VOCAL”, then press ENTER. stereo disc The options for “VOCAL” appear. — Karaoke Pon Press M or m repeatedly to select “ON”, then press ENTER. You can enjoy karaoke with a stereo-recorded x When playing a DVD VIDEO disc, even if it is a non-karaoke disc, by reducing You can listen to the guide vocal recorded...
  • Page 65 Press M or m repeatedly to select the Turning the guide melody on desired vocal channel. and off The output channel changes as follows. The default settings are underlined. — Guide Melody (DVD VIDEO only) x When playing a DVD VIDEO •...
  • Page 66: Timer

    Waking up to music Timer — Play Timer Falling asleep to music You can wake up to music at a preset time. Make — Sleep Timer sure you have set the clock (see “Setting the clock” on page 13). You can set the system to turn off after a certain Use buttons on the remote for the operation.
  • Page 67: Timer Recording Radio Programs

    Press ENTER. Timer recording radio The type of timer (“PLAY TIMER”), the start time, the stop time, and the sound programs source appear in turn, before the original display returns. — Rec Timer Press ?/1 to turn off the system. You can record a preset radio station from a Other operations specified time.
  • Page 68: Turning Off The Display

    Other operations Do this Display Check the setting Press TIMER MENU. Turning off the display Press repeatedly until “TIMER SEL?” appears, then press ENTER. — Power Saving Mode Press repeatedly until “REC SELECT?” The demonstration display (display window and appears, then press ENTER. buttons lighting even when the system power is Change the setting Start over from step 1.
  • Page 69: Viewing Information About The Usb Storage Media In The Display

    Viewing information Viewing information about the USB storage about the disc in the media in the display display You can check the playing time of the current You can check the playing time and remaining track or that of the USB storage media. time of the current track or that of the disc.
  • Page 70 x When playing a DivX video file * Only alphabet letters and numbers can be displayed. Other characters appear as “*”. In addition, “NO Elapsed playing time of the current file t File TEXT” is displayed for discs without DVD/CD text t Album and file number name and file name.
  • Page 71: Viewing Information About The Disc In The On-screen Display

    x When playing a CD/VIDEO CD Viewing information without PBC function • T **:** about the disc in the on- Elapsed playing time of the current track screen display • T–**:** Remaining time of the current track • D **:** You can check the playing time and remaining time of the current title, chapter or track.
  • Page 72: Checking The Date Information

    To check DATA CD (MP3 audio Checking the date track/DivX video file)/DATA DVD information information Press TIME/TEXT while playing MP3 audio tracks on a DATA CD or DivX video files on a DATA CD/DATA DVD. The name of the album/track/file, and the audio You can check the date information during play bit rate (the amount of data per second of the when the Exif* tag is recorded in the JPEG...
  • Page 73: Optional Personal Computer

    Notes • Operation is not guaranteed for all the recommended Optional Personal Computer computer environments mentioned above. • Operation is not guaranteed in personally Connecting a personal constructed PCs or operating systems. • Operation is not guaranteed in environments computer to the system upgraded to the other operating systems.
  • Page 74: Installing The Driver

    Follow the instructions appearing on the Installing the driver monitor. When first connecting the computer to the system’s PC port, you must install the driver. The driver is supplied as standard with the OS. The installation procedure differs according to the OS type.
  • Page 75 Click the [Device Manager] tab. For Windows 2000 Make sure that “View devices by type” is Professional or Windows XP selected. Professional/Home Edition Make sure that the following items are listed in the “Device Manager” dialog box. To install the USB driver •...
  • Page 76 Make sure that the following items are listed For Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2 in the “Device Manager” dialog box. • “USB Audio Device” under “Sound, video To install the USB driver and game controllers” Connect the system to the computer with the •...
  • Page 77: Listening To Audio Files On A Personal Computer

    73). You can use the following buttons on the remote Start up the computer. to operate a Sony TV. Wait for the OS to start up properly. Use the remote for the operation. Press ?/1 to turn on the system.
  • Page 78: Using The Theatre Sync Function

    Notes Using the THEATRE SYNC • This function is only for SONY TV series, however, some TV products may also not work. function • If this function does not work, change the transmit time. The transmit time varies depending on the TV.
  • Page 79: Hooking Up Optional Components

    Hooking up optional components To enhance your system, you can connect optional components. Refer to the operating instructions provided with each component. DHC-AZ3DM is used for illustration purposes. Amplifier To the video input jack To the S video To the digital input jack of of the TV the digital component input jack of the TV...
  • Page 80: Listening To Audio From A Connected Component

    C DVD DIGITAL OUT jack Listening to audio from a (DHC-AZ3DM only) connected component Use a digital optical cord (square, not supplied) to connect an amplifier with a digital optical input jack. Sound is then output when the system Use buttons on the unit for the operation. function is set to DVD.
  • Page 81: Enjoying The 5.1 Channel Sound With The Optional Amplifier

    Enjoying the 5.1 channel Recording on a connected sound with the optional component amplifier Making an analog recording (DHC-AZ3DM only) Connect audio cords. Connect a digital optical cord. See “Hooking up optional components” on See “Hooking up optional components” on page 79.
  • Page 82: Troubleshooting

    If the problem persists after doing all of the • The system is in pause mode or in slow-motion above, consult your nearest Sony dealer. play mode. Press H (or touch nN on the unit) to return to normal play mode.
  • Page 83 Create the The sound comes from the center speaker music data again. only (DHC-AZ7DM only). • Copy the files to your computer, format the USB • Depending on the disc, the sound may come from storage media in FAT12, 16, or 32 format, and the center speaker only.
  • Page 84 • Some discs may contain an auto pause signal. DVD/VIDEO CD/CD/MP3/JPEG/ While playing such a disc, the playback stops at DivX video player the auto pause signal. The disc does not eject and “LOCKED” appears. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
  • Page 85 • Playback is possible up to 8 levels. You cannot perform some functions such as • JPEG image files with a high width to length ratio Stop, Search, Slow-motion Play, Repeat Play, cannot be played. Shuffle Play or Program Play. •...
  • Page 86 • Depending on the DVD, the output signal may not • When you play a VIDEO CD, the color system is be the entire 5.1 channel. It may be monaural or different. Set the color system to match your TV stereo even if the sound track is recorded in Dolby (page 10).
  • Page 87: Tape Deck

    • If no sound is output from this system: cords as possible. – For Windows users, select “USB Audio DAC” • Consult your nearest Sony dealer if the supplied in “Multimedia” or “Sounds and Multimedia” AM antenna has come off the plastic stand.
  • Page 88: Messages

    If the system still does not Messages operate properly after performing the above measures, reset the One of the following messages may appear or system as follows: flash in the display during operation. Use buttons on the unit for the operation. USB storage media Disconnect the power cord.
  • Page 89: Self-diagnosis Function

    To prevent a malfunction, the set to the same time. system has performed the self- (xx is a number) diagnosis function. ,Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the 5- character service number. Example: E 61 10...
  • Page 90: Additional Information

    • Use caution when placing the unit or speakers on If you have any questions or problems concerning your surfaces that have been specially treated (with wax, system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. oil, polish, etc.) as staining or discoloration of the surface may result.
  • Page 91 When using a tape longer than • Do not subject the USB storage media to excessive force. In particular, prevent objects from touching 90 minutes the USB storage media while it is in the system. This The tape is very elastic. Do not change the tape may damage the media or the system.
  • Page 92: Specifications

    FRONT SPEAKER: Use only the supplied DIN power output (rated): 75 + 75 watts speaker SS-AZ7D. (4 ohms at 1 kHz, DIN) SURROUND SPEAKER (DHC-AZ7DM only): Continuous RMS power output (reference) Use only the supplied Front speaker: 100 + 100 watts speaker SS-RS7D.
  • Page 93 Tuner section Center speaker SS-CT7D for DHC-AZ7DM FM stereo, FM/AM superheterodyne tuner Speaker system 1-way, 1-unit, bass-reflex FM tuner section type, magnetically Tuning range 87.5 – 108.0 MHz shielded type (50-kHz step) Speaker units Antenna FM lead antenna Full-range: 8 cm, cone type...
  • Page 94 R6 (size AA) batteries (2) AM loop antenna (1) FM lead antenna (1) Video cable (1) USB cable (1) Speaker pads DHC-AZ7DM (20) DHC-AZ3DM (8) Speaker cords DHC-AZ7DM (5) DHC-AZ3DM (2) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 95: Language Code List

    Language code list For details, see page 42. The language spellings conform to the ISO639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Code Language Code Language 1027 Afar 1245 Inupiak 1489 Russian 1028 Abkhazian 1248 Indonesian 1491 Kinyarwanda 1032 Afrikaans 1253 Icelandic 1495 Sanskrit 1039...
  • Page 96: List Of Items That Can Be Displayed And Selected By Disc Type

    List of items that can be displayed and selected by disc type When you press DISPLAY, the following control menu items are displayed. Control Menu items Function TITLE (DVD VIDEO or DVD- Selects the title (DVD), or track (VIDEO CD) to be played. RW only) Displays the scene (VIDEO CD in PBC playback).
  • Page 97 Control Menu items Function INTERVAL (JPEG only) Specifies the duration for which the slides are displayed on the screen. EFFECT (JPEG only) Selects the effects to be used for changing slides during a slide show. MODE (MP3, JPEG) (MP3 Selects the data type; MP3 audio track (“AUDIO”), JPEG image or JPEG only) file (“IMAGE”) or both (“AUTO”) to be played when playing a DATA CD.
  • Page 98: System Setup Item List

    DivX Registration Code AUDIO Select the language you want to use from the displayed language SPEAKER SETUP (page 46) (DHC-AZ7DM list. only) SUBTITLE Select the language you want to SIZE FRONT use from the displayed language CENTER list.
  • Page 99: Glossary

    Compared produced by digital signal processing with the former Dolby Surround system, Dolby technology developed by Sony. Unlike previous Surround Pro Logic reproduces left-to-right surround sound fields mainly directed at the panning more naturally and localizes sounds reproduction of music, Digital Cinema Sound is more precisely.
  • Page 100 Film based software, Video based software A disc that contains up to 8 hours of moving DVDs can be classified as Film based or Video pictures even though its diameter is the same as based software. Film based DVDs contain the a CD.
  • Page 101 Parental Control Region Code A function of the DVD to limit playback of the This system is used to protect copyrights. A disc by the age of the users according to the region number is allocated on each DVD system limitation level in each country/region.
  • Page 102 USB storage media Storage media is a device that can store data, such as floppy disk, hard disc and magneto-optic disc (MO). VIDEO CD A compact disc that contains moving pictures. The picture data uses the MPEG 1 format, one of the worldwide standards for digital compression technology.
  • Page 103: List Of Button Locations And Reference Pages

    List of button locations and reference pages How to use this page Illustration number Use this page to find the location of buttons and other TAPE 2 (57, 58, 59) parts of the system that are mentioned in the text. Name of button/part Reference page Main unit...
  • Page 104: Remote Control

    PRESET – e; (55) The DISC SKIP button is not available for this model. The H, number 5 and VOLUME + (TV VOL +) buttons have tactile dots. Use the tactile dots as references when operating the system. Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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  • Ravindra kumar Jan 06, 2017 06:44:
    Pls tell me remote model/ name of my sony home threater DHC-AZ5D beacuse I have loste my system remote