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2-895-978-12(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-DZ1000
©2007 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-895-978-12(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-DZ1000 ©2007 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Welcome! WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home shock, do not expose this apparatus to Theatre System. Before operating this system, rain or moisture. please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Welcome!..........2 Resuming Playback from the Point Where About This Manual ......... 5 You Stopped the Disc..... 34 This System Can Play the Following (Resume Play) Discs ..........5 Creating Your Own Program....35 (Program Play) Getting Started – BASIC – Playing in Random Order .....
  • Page 4 Other Operations Additional Information Controlling the TV with the Supplied Precautions ........... 84 Remote..........58 Notes about the Discs ......85 Using the THEATRE SYNC Troubleshooting........85 Function .......... 59 Self-diagnosis Function ......89 Enjoying Karaoke ......... 60 (When letters/numbers appear in Using the Sound Effect ......
  • Page 5: About This Manual

    About This Manual This System Can Play the Following Discs • The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the unit if they have the same or Format of Disc logo similar names as those on the remote.
  • Page 6 Music discs encoded with The system can play DVD-ROMs/DVD+RWs/ DVD-RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD-Rs recorded in the copyright protection following formats: technologies – MP3 audio tracks, JPEG image files, and This product is designed to play back discs that DivX video files of format conforming to conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard.
  • Page 7: Region Code

    Region code Your system has a region code printed on the rear of the unit and will only play DVDs labeled with the same region code. DVD VIDEOs labeled will also play on this system. If you try to play any other DVD VIDEO, the message [Playback prohibited by area limitations.] will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 8: Getting Started - Basic

    Getting Started – BASIC – See Unpacking in Specifications, page 90. Inserting batteries into the remote You can control the system using the supplied remote. Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment. To use the remote, point it at the remote sensor on the unit.
  • Page 9: Step 1: Connecting The System And Tv

    Step 1: Connecting the System and TV The following is the basic connection of the unit to the speakers and TV. For other TV connections, see page 19. For other component connection, see page 23. To accept progressive signals, see page 21. To change the color system (PAL or NTSC), see page 13.
  • Page 10: Connecting The Speakers

    1 Connecting the Speakers Required cords The connector and color tube of the speaker cords are the same color as the label of the jacks to be connected. For the center speaker Color tube To the SPEAKER jack (–) For the other speakers Color tube To the SPEAKER jack (–)
  • Page 11: Connecting The Tv

    To avoid short-circuiting the speakers Short-circuiting of the speakers may damage the system. To prevent this, be sure to follow these precautions when connecting the speakers. Make sure the bare wire of each speaker cord does not touch another speaker terminal or the bare wire of another speaker cord, such as shown below. For the center speaker Stripped speaker cord is touching Stripped cords are touching each other...
  • Page 12 3 Connecting the Antenna (Aerial) To connect the AM loop antenna (aerial) The shape and the length of the antenna (aerial) is designed to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up the antenna (aerial). Remove only the loop part from the plastic stand. Set up the AM loop antenna (aerial).
  • Page 13 Note • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial). • After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial), keep it as horizontal as possible. • If you have poor FM reception, use a 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied) to connect the unit to an outdoor FM antenna (aerial) as shown below.
  • Page 14: Step 2: Positioning The System

    Step 2: Positioning the Step 3: Performing the System Quick Setup Follow the steps below to make the minimum Positioning the speakers number of basic adjustments for using the system. For the best possible surround sound, all the speakers other than the subwoofer should be "/1 placed at the same distance from the listening position (A).
  • Page 15 Note LANGUAGE SETUP • When the wireless kit WAHT-SD1 (not OSD: ENGLISH supplied) is installed, [STANDARD ENGLISH MENU: FRENCH AUDIO: (WIRELESS)] appears instead (except for SPANISH SUBTITLE: Taiwan model). PORTUGUESE Press Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL MIC jack on the front panel and press X/x to select [YES].
  • Page 16 Press To quit the Quick Setup Press DISPLAY in any Step. AUTO CALIBRATION Connect calibration mic. Start • If you change the position of the speakers, reset the measurement? speaker settings. See “Getting Optimal Surround Sound for a Room” (page 71) and “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically”...
  • Page 17: Getting Started - Advanced

    Setting the demonstration Getting Started – ADVANCED – mode to on/off Turning off the Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “DEMO” Demonstration appears in the front panel display, then press or c. Press X/x to select a setting. "/1 The default setting is underlined.
  • Page 18: Installing The Center Speaker On A Wall

    Hole on the back of 4.6 mm material or screws to be used. the speaker inch) • Sony is not responsible for accident or damage caused by improper installation, insufficient wall 10 mm strength or improper screw installation, natural inch) calamity, etc.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Tv (advanced)

    Connecting the TV (Advanced) Sends the played back DVD image to the connected TV. Check the jacks of your TV, and choose connection method A, B, C, or D. Picture quality improves in order from A (standard) to D (HDMI). TV with HDMI* IN jack To VIDEO To HDMI* OUT...
  • Page 20 To connect to a TV with the VIDEO IN jack Connect the video cord. Yellow To connect to a TV with the S VIDEO IN jack Connect an S video cord (not supplied). To use the S video jack instead of the video jack, your TV monitor must also be connected via an S video jack.
  • Page 21 Press VIDEO FORMAT. The current type of video signals appears in the front panel display. Each time you press VIDEO FORMAT, the display changes as follows: 480p* × 1280 720p* × 480p* × 1920 1080i* × • “720 480p*”: Sends 720 × 480p video signals. ×...
  • Page 22 Press VIDEO FORMAT. The current signal appears in the front panel display. Each time you press VIDEO FORMAT, the display changes as follows: NORMAL (INTERLACE) PROGRESSIVE x NORMAL (INTERLACE) Select this setting when: – your TV does not accept progressive signals, or, –...
  • Page 23: Connecting Other Components

    Connecting Other Components You can enjoy other components by connecting the VIDEO/AUDIO OUT jacks of them. DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter DIR-TC1 slot for To DMPORT jack Screws* the WAHT-SD1 SPEAKER COAXIAL FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L FM75 DMPORT AUDIO IN DIR-TC1...
  • Page 24: Listen To Portable Audio Source Sound

    To connect the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (except for Mexican and Latin American models) Connect a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (not supplied) to the DMPORT jack. For details of the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter, see “Using the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT Adapter” (page 66). To listen to the portable audio source sound through the system Connect the audio output jacks of the portable audio source to the AUDIO IN jack on the front panel of the unit with the stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied).
  • Page 25: Basic Operations

    Load a disc. Place one disc on the tray, and then press A. Basic Operations Playing Discs "/1 FUNCTION Note • When you play an 8 cm disc, place it on the inner circle of the tray. Be careful that the disc is not skewed on the inner circle of the tray.
  • Page 26: Enjoying The Radio Or Other Components

    Additional operations Enjoying the Radio or Other Components Press Stop Pause X or H Resume play after pause Go to the next chapter, > (except for JPEG) FUNCTION track, or scene +/– . (except for JPEG) Go back to the preceding chapter, track, or scene Turn off the sound MUTING.
  • Page 27: Enjoying Tv Or Vcr Sound From All Speakers

    Changing the input level of Enjoying TV or VCR Sound the sound from connected from All Speakers components Distortion may occur when listening to a You can enjoy TV or VCR sound from all the component connected to the SAT/CABLE or speakers in this system.
  • Page 28: Selecting The Movie Or Music Mode

    Selecting the Movie or Music Mode You can choose a suitable sound mode for movies or music. MOVIE/ MUSIC Press MOVIE/MUSIC during playback. Press MOVIE/MUSIC repeatedly until the mode you want lights up in the front panel display. The default setting is underlined. •...
  • Page 29: Sound Adjustments

    Automatic outputting of the Sound Adjustments original sound Enjoying Surround Sound x AUTO FORMAT DIRECT STANDARD The auto decoding function automatically by Using Sound Field detects the type of audio signal being input (Dolby Digital, DTS, or standard 2 channel stereo) and performs the proper decoding if You can take advantage of surround sound necessary.
  • Page 30 This element creates the same sensation in environment of their studios and integrated the your listening room by shifting the sound of data of the measurement and Sony’s own DSP the front speakers “into” the screen. (Digital Signal Processor) technology to •...
  • Page 31: Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound

    Enjoying Multiplex • The system memorizes the last sound field selected for each function mode. Broadcast Sound Whenever you select a function such as DVD or TUNER, the sound field that was last applied to (DUAL MONO) function is automatically applied again. For example, if you listen to DVD with PRO LOGIC as the sound You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when field, then change to another function, and then return...
  • Page 32: Various Functions For Playing Discs

    With each press, playback speed becomes faster. Various Functions for Playing Discs Watching frame by frame Searching for a Particular (Slow-motion Play) (DVD VIDEO, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DivX Point on a Disc video, VIDEO CD only) (Scan, Slow-motion Play, Freeze /m or M/ Press when the system is in Frame)
  • Page 33: Searching For A Title/chapter/track/scene, Etc

    Press Searching for a Title/ [** (**)] changes to [– – (**)]. Chapter/Track/Scene, 1 2 ( 2 7 ) ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO etc. 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 You can search a DVD by title or chapter, and you can search a VIDEO CD/CD/DATA CD/ Press X/x or the number buttons to DATA DVD by track, index, or scene.
  • Page 34: Searching By Scene

    Searching by Scene Resuming Playback from the Point Where You (Picture Navigation) Stopped the Disc You can divide the TV screen into 9 subscreens (Resume Play) and find the desired scene quickly. Press PICTURE NAVI during playback. The following display appears. When you stop the disc, the system remembers CHAPTER VIEWER ENTER...
  • Page 35: Creating Your Own Program

    Creating Your Own • To play from the beginning of the disc, press x twice, then press H. Program To enjoy a disc that is played (Program Play) before by resume playback (Multi-disc Resume) (DVD VIDEO, VIDEO CD only) You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks on This system recalls the point where you stopped the disc to create your own program.
  • Page 36 Press c. To change or cancel a program The cursor moves to the track row [T] (in Follow steps 1 to 3 of “Creating Your Own this case, [01]). Program.” Select the program number of the track you PROGRAM 0:00:00 want to change or cancel using X/x.
  • Page 37: Playing In Random Order

    To turn off the Control Menu Playing in Random Order display Press DISPLAY repeatedly until the Control (Shuffle Play) Menu display is turned off. Note You can have the system “shuffle” tracks. • You cannot use this function with VIDEO CDs and Super VCDs with PBC playback.
  • Page 38: (shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly

    x When playing a DATA CD or DATA Playing Repeatedly • [OFF]: does not play repeatedly. (Repeat Play) • [DISC]: repeats all of the albums on the disc. • [ALBUM]: repeats the current album. • [TRACK] (MP3 audio tracks only): repeats the current track.
  • Page 39: Using The Dvd's Menu

    Using the DVD’s Menu Changing the Sound A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which make up a picture or music feature. These When playing a DVD VIDEO or DATA CD/ sections are called “titles.” When you play a DATA DVD (DivX video files) recorded in DVD which contains several titles, you can multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital,...
  • Page 40 Note Checking the audio signal • [2: MAIN], [2: SUB], and [2: MAIN+SUB] do format not appear when one audio stream is recorded on the disc. (DVD, DivX video only) x When playing a VIDEO CD, CD, DATA If you press AUDIO repeatedly during CD (MP3 audio), or DATA DVD (MP3 playback, the format of the current audio signal audio)
  • Page 41: Selecting [original] Or [play List] On A Dvd-r/dvd-rw

    About audio signals Selecting [ORIGINAL] or Audio signals recorded in a disc contain the sound elements (channels) shown below. Each [PLAY LIST] on a DVD-R/ channel is output from a separate speaker. DVD-RW • Front (L) • Front (R) • Center •...
  • Page 42: Viewing Information About The Disc

    When playing a DATA CD (MP3 Viewing Information About audio) or DATA DVD (MP3 audio) the Disc 1 Playing time and current track number 2 Track (file) name • When playing VIDEO CDs with PBC functions, the playing time is displayed. Viewing the playing time and Note •...
  • Page 43 x When playing a VIDEO CD (with PBC To check DATA CD/DATA DVD functions) (MP3 audio/DivX video) text • **:** By pressing DISPLAY while playing MP3 Playing time of the current scene audio tracks or DivX video files on a DATA x When playing a VIDEO CD (without CD/DATA DVD, you can display the name of PBC functions) or CD...
  • Page 44: Changing The Angles

    Changing the Angles • Date information is [YYYY/MM/DD]. YYYY: Year MM: Month DD: Day • Date information varies depending on the area. If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on a DVD VIDEO, you can change the viewing angle. Press ANGLE during playback.
  • Page 45: Displaying The Subtitles

    Displaying the Subtitles Adjusting the Delay Between the Picture and Sound If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn the subtitles on or off while playing. If (A/V SYNC) multilingual subtitles are recorded on the disc, you can change the subtitle language while playing, or turn the subtitles on or off whenever When the sound does not match the pictures on you want.
  • Page 46: About Mp3 Audio Tracks And Jpeg Image Files

    MP3 audio track or JPEG About MP3 Audio Tracks image file that the system can and JPEG Image Files play You can play the MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files: • which have the extension “.MP3” (MP3 audio What is MP3/JPEG? track) or “.JPG”/“.JPEG”...
  • Page 47 Playback order of MP3 audio • If you add numbers (01, 02, 03, etc.) to the front of the tracks or JPEG image files track (or file) names when you store the tracks (or files) in a disc, the tracks (or files) will be played in The playback order of MP3 audio tracks or that order.
  • Page 48: Playing Data Cds Or Data Dvds With

    To stop playback Playing DATA CDs or Press x. DATA DVDs with MP3 To play the next or previous MP3 audio track Audio Tracks and JPEG Press ./>. Note that you can select the Image Files next album by continuing to press > after the last track on the current album, but that you cannot return to the previous album by pressing ..
  • Page 49 Press X/x to select an album. To rotate a JPEG image When a JPEG image file is displayed on the TV x When selecting an album screen, you can rotate the image by 90 degrees. Press H to start playing the selected Press X/x while viewing an image.
  • Page 50: Playing Audio Tracks And Images As A Slide Show With Sound

    Press X/x to select the album you want Playing Audio Tracks and and press H. The system starts playing the selected Images as a Slide Show album. with Sound You can turn the album list on and off by pressing DVD MENU repeatedly. •...
  • Page 51 Press X/x to select a setting. Press X/x to select a setting. The default setting is underlined. The default setting is underlined. • [NORMAL]: sets the duration to about 6 • [MODE1]: The image sweeps in from top to 9 seconds. to bottom.
  • Page 52: Enjoying Divx® Videos

    files with the extension “.AVI” or “.DIVX” if ® Enjoying DivX Videos they do not contain a DivX video. • For details about playable MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files on DATA CDs or DATA DVDs, see “Discs that the system can play” (page 46). About DivX Video Files Note ®...
  • Page 53 To go to the next or previous page • If the number of viewing times is preset, you can play the DivX video files as many times as the preset Press C/c. number. The following occurrences are counted: – when the system is turned off. To turn off the display –...
  • Page 54: Playing Video Cds With Pbc Functions (ver.2.0)

    Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (Ver.2.0) (PBC Playback) With PBC (Playback Control) functions, you can enjoy simple interactive operations, search functions, and other such operations. PBC playback allows you to play VIDEO CDs interactively by following the menu on the TV screen.
  • Page 55: Tuner Functions

    To change the preset number Restart from Step 1. Tuner Functions To change the AM tuning interval Presetting Radio Stations (except for Russian and Middle Eastern models) You can preset 20 FM stations, and 10 AM The AM tuning interval can be set to either stations.
  • Page 56: Listening To The Radio

    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 Preset radio stations in the system’s memory effect, but reception will improve. first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” (page 55)). Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 57 Create a name by using the cursor buttons. Press X/x to select a character, then press c to move the cursor to the next position. Letters, numbers, and other symbols can be input for a radio station. If you make a mistake Press C/c repeatedly until the character to be changed flashes, then press X/x to select the desired character.
  • Page 58: Controlling The Tv With The Supplied Remote

    535, 541, 551 Note • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the ZENITH 543, 567 code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. CATV Manufacturer Code number Controlling TVs with the...
  • Page 59: Using The Theatre Sync Function

    THEATRE SYNC allows you to turn on your * To use these buttons while in the TV mode (the TV Sony TV and this system, changes the system button lights up), press the TV button. mode to “DVD,” and then switches the TV’s input source you set with one button push.
  • Page 60: Enjoying Karaoke

    To cancel karaoke mode Note Disconnect the microphones. • This function is only for Sony TVs. (This function may not work on some Sony TVs.) To set the system to karaoke • If distance between TV and this unit is too far, this mode on the Control Menu function may not work.
  • Page 61 Note Note • The Control Menu display has 2 pages. • If howling occurs: Depending on the source, press DISPLAY – move the microphone away from the speakers. twice to select [KARAOKE MODE]. – lower the microphone volume or echo level. –...
  • Page 62 You can check the audio information by Playing karaoke with any pressing AUDIO . When playing a (page 39) stereo disc (Karaoke Pon) Dolby Digital Karaoke disc, “ ” appears at the current audio format. You can enjoy karaoke with a stereo-recorded disc, even if it is a non-karaoke disc, by reducing Example: the sound of the vocals.
  • Page 63 Press X/x repeatedly to select Selecting the scoring mode [VOCAL SELECT], then press (Score Mode) The options for [VOCAL SELECT] appear. When karaoke mode is turned on, you can use Press X/x repeatedly to select the the scoring mode. desired vocal channel. Your score is calculated by comparing your The output channel changes as follows.
  • Page 64: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect • The [SCORE MODE] setting is automatically changed to [EASY] when the system is turned off. Reinforcing bass frequencies You can reinforce bass frequencies. Press DYNAMIC BASS. Bass frequencies are effectively reinforced. To turn off the sound effect Press DYNAMIC BASS again.
  • Page 65: Using The Sleep Timer

    Press Using the Sleep Timer The setting is made and “SLEEP” lights up in the front panel display. You can set the system to turn off at a preset Press SYSTEM MENU. time, so you can fall asleep listening to music. The system menu turns off.
  • Page 66: Changing The Brightness Of The Front Panel Display

    Changing the Brightness Using the DIGITAL MEDIA of the Front Panel Display PORT Adapter (Except for Mexican and Latin The brightness of the front panel display can be American models) set to either of 2 levels. The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 67: Deactivating The Buttons On The Unit

    Note Deactivating the Buttons • Depending on the type of DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (not supplied), you may be able to operate a on the Unit connected component using either the buttons on the remote or the unit. The following illustration shows (Child Lock) an example of buttons that can be used in this case.
  • Page 68: Advanced Settings And Adjustments

    Press X/x to select [ON t], then press Advanced Settings and Adjustments x If you have not entered a password Locking Discs The display for registering a new password appears. (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, PARENTAL CONTROL) PARENTAL CONTROL Enter a new 4-digit password, You can set two kinds of playback restrictions then press ENTER...
  • Page 69 To play a disc for which Custom Press X/x to select [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press Parental Control is set Insert the disc for which Custom Parental The options for [PARENTAL CONTROL] Control is set. appear. The [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL] display appears. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO...
  • Page 70 Enter or re-enter your 4-digit password Press X/x to select the level you want, using the number buttons, then press then press Parental Control setting is complete. The display for setting the playback limitation level appears. PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL: PG13 STANDARD: PARENTAL CONTROL LEVEL:...
  • Page 71: Getting Optimal Surround Sound For A Room

    Changing the password Getting Optimal Surround Press DISPLAY while the system is Sound for a Room in stop mode. The Control Menu display appears. (SPEAKER FORMATION) Press X/x to select Depending on the shape of the room, there will [PARENTAL CONTROL], then press be some speakers you cannot install.
  • Page 72 Press C/c to select a setting. • [ALL FRONT]: when installing all the speakers in front of the listening position. • [STANDARD]: when installing all the speakers normally. • [ALL FRONT - NO CENTER]: when installing the front and surround speakers Note in front of the listening position.
  • Page 73: (speaker Formation) Calibrating The Appropriate Settings Automatically

    Press Calibrating the The setting is made. Appropriate Settings Press X/x to select [YES] or [NO], then press Automatically • [YES]: continue with [AUTO CALIBRATION], see Step 4 of (AUTO CALIBRATION) “Calibrating the Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 73). D. C. A. C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) •...
  • Page 74 Connect the calibration mic to the A.CAL Note MIC jack on the front panel, and set it up at • Avoid being in the measurement area and the ear level using a tripod, etc. (not making noise during the measurement (about one minute), to avoid measurement failure.
  • Page 75: Using The Setup Display

    Note Using the Setup Display • While the Auto Calibration function works: – do not turn off the power. By using the Setup Display, you can make – do not press any button. – do not change the volume. various adjustments to items such as picture and –...
  • Page 76 Press X/x to select the setup item from To reset all of the [SETUP] the displayed list: [LANGUAGE settings SETUP], [SCREEN SETUP], [CUSTOM Select [RESET] in Step 4 and press SETUP], or [SPEAKER SETUP]. Then press Select [YES] using X/x. The Setup item is selected.
  • Page 77: Setting The Display Or Sound Track Language

    Setting the Display or Settings for the Display Sound Track Language [SCREEN SETUP] [LANGUAGE SETUP] Choose settings according to the TV to be connected. [LANGUAGE SETUP] allows you to set various languages for the on-screen display or Select [SCREEN SETUP] in the Setup Display. sound track.
  • Page 78 Note [OFF] Turns off the screen saver. • Depending on the DVD, [4:3 LETTER BOX] may be selected automatically instead of [4:3 PAN SCAN] or x [BACKGROUND] vice versa. Selects the background color or picture on the TV screen in stop mode or while playing a CD, x [YC /RGB (HDMI)] DATA CD (MP3 audio), or DATA DVD (MP3...
  • Page 79: [screen Setup] Custom Settings

    x [4:3 OUTPUT] Custom Settings This setting is effective only when you set [TV TYPE] in [SCREEN SETUP] to [16:9] [CUSTOM SETUP] (page 77). Adjust to watch 4:3 aspect ratio progressive signals. If you can change the aspect Use this to set up playback related and other ratio on your progressive format (525p/625p) settings.
  • Page 80 x [AUDIO DRC] (DVD VIDEO only) [ON] Sets the STB SYNCHRO function Narrows the dynamic range of the sound track. to on. Useful for watching movies at low volume late at night. Note • This function is available only when you set [HDMI CONTROL] to [ON].
  • Page 81: Settings For The Speakers

    x [DISTANCE (FRONT)] Settings for the Speakers The default distance setting for the speakers in relation to the listening position is shown below. [SPEAKER SETUP] When you set the distance using the Quick Setup (page 14), the settings is automatically To obtain the best possible surround sound, set displayed.
  • Page 82 [SUBWOOFER] Set this between –6.0 dB and 0.0 dB +6.0 dB. x [LEVEL (SURROUND)] You can vary the level of surround speakers as follows. Be sure to set [TEST TONE] to [ON] for easy adjustment. 0.00 - 7.00 m 0 - 23 ft [L/R] Set this between –6.0 dB and 0.0 dB...
  • Page 83: Returning To The Default Settings

    Press X/x repeatedly to select [TEST Returning to the Default TONE], then press or c. Press X/x repeatedly to select [ON], Settings then press You will hear the test tone from each You can return the system parameters, such as speaker in sequence.
  • Page 84: Additional Information

    If you have any questions or problems concerning On placement your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. • The surface of the speakers are delicate. When • Place the system in a location with adequate cleaning them, use the supplied cleaning cloth to ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the system.
  • Page 85: Notes About The Discs

    After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture • Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static There is no picture.
  • Page 86 • The unit is connected to an input device that is not • If howling occurs, reposition the speakers farther HDCP (high-bandwidth digital content away from the TV set. protection) compliant (“HDMI” on the front panel • Make sure that no magnetic object (magnetic latch does not light up).
  • Page 87 Operation The sound loses stereo effect when you play a VIDEO CD, a CD, or an MP3. Radio stations cannot be tuned in. • Set [AUDIO] to [STEREO] by pressing AUDIO • Check that the antenna (aerial) is connected (page 39). securely.
  • Page 88 A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” displayed correctly. appears in the front panel display. • The system can only display numbers and letters • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony of the alphabets. Other characters are displayed as service facility. [*].
  • Page 89: Self-diagnosis Function

    [VER.X.XX] (X is a number) may appear on the TV screen. Although this is not a malfunction and for Sony service use only, normal system operation will not be possible. Turn off the system, and then turn on the system again to operate.
  • Page 90: (when Letters/numbers Appear In The Display) Specifications

    531 – 1,710 kHz (with the Specifications interval set at 9 kHz) European, Russian, and Middle Eastern models: 531 – 1,602 kHz (with the Amplifier section interval set at 9 kHz) Stereo mode (rated) 108 W + 108 W (at 3 ohms, Australian and New Zealand models: 1 kHz, 1 % THD) 531 –...
  • Page 91: Glossary

    Output voltage (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) (except for Digital Cinema Auto Calibration was developed Mexican and Latin American models) by Sony to automatically measure and adjusts DC 5 V the speaker settings to your listening Output current (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) (except for environment in a short period of time.
  • Page 92 Dolby Pro Logic II Dolby Pro Logic II creates five full-bandwidth A disc that contains up to 8 hours of moving output channels from 2 channel sources. This is pictures even though its diameter is the same as done using an advanced, high-purity matrix a CD.
  • Page 93 Film based software, Video based PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) software A method for converting analog audio to digital DVDs can be classified as Film based or Video audio. It is used for the Compact Disc (CD) based software. Film based DVDs contain the audio format.
  • Page 94 VIDEO CD A compact disc that contains moving pictures. The picture data uses the MPEG 1 format, one of a worldwide standard of digital compression technology. The picture data is compressed to about 1/140 of its original size. Consequently, a 12 cm VIDEO CD can contain up to 74 minutes of moving pictures.
  • Page 95: 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 96: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front panel A "/1 (on/standby) (25) G VOLUME control (25) B A (open/close) (25) H MIC 2 jack (60) C Disc operation (25) I AUDIO IN/MIC 1/A.CAL MIC jack (14, 23, D FUNCTION (25) J Disc tray (25) E Front panel display (98)
  • Page 97 Rear panel Screws* SPEAKER COAXIAL FRONT R FRONT L SUR R SUR L FM75 DMPORT AUDIO IN DIR-TC1 SPEAKER VIDEO CENTER WOOFER DIGITAL IN (DVD ONLY) S VIDEO (DVD ONLY) (DVD ONLY) COAXIAL VIDEO IN AUDIO IN OPTICAL SAT/CABLE COMPONENT VIDEO OUT MONITOR OUT SAT/CABLE A SPEAKER jacks (9)
  • Page 98 Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display A Lights up when the HDMI OUT jack is I Lights up when the karaoke mode is correctly connected to HDCP (high- on. (60) bandwidth digital content protection) J Current repeat mode (38) compliant device with HDMI or DVI K Lights up when the child lock function (digital visual interface) input.
  • Page 99: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display DISPLAY Use the Control Menu display to select a function and to view related information. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to turn on or change the Control Menu display as follows: Control Menu display 1 Control Menu display 2 (appears for certain discs only) Control Menu display off Control Menu display The Control Menu display 1 and 2 will show different items depending on the disc type.
  • Page 100 Currently playing title number Currently playing chapter number Total number of titles Playback status Total number of chapters (N Playback, X Pause, Control Menu items x Stop, etc.) 1 2 ( 2 7 ) Type of disc being 1 8 ( 3 4 ) DVD VIDEO played 1 : 3 2 : 5 5...
  • Page 101 [SPEAKER FORMATION] (pages 71, 73) Sets the speaker formation./Adjust the level of each speaker automatically. [PROGRAM] (page 35) Selects the track to play in the order you want. [SHUFFLE] (page 37) Plays the track in random order. [REPEAT] (page 38) Plays the entire disc (all titles/all tracks/all albums) repeatedly or one title/chapter/track/album repeatedly.
  • Page 102 • The Control Menu icon indicator lights up in green when you select any item except [OFF] ([PROGRAM], [SHUFFLE], [REPEAT], [A/V SYNC], [KARAOKE MODE], and [VOCAL SELECT] only). The [ORIGINAL/PLAY LIST] indicator lights up in green when you select [PLAY LIST] (default setting).
  • Page 103: Dvd Setup Display List

    DVD Setup Display List You can set the following items with the DVD Setup Display. The order of the displayed items may be different from the actual display. LANGUAGE SETUP CUSTOM SETUP HDMI CONTROL MENU AUDIO SYNCHRO SUBTITLE PAUSE AUTO MODE FRAME TRACK...
  • Page 104: System Menu List

    System Menu List You can set the following items with SYSTEM MENU on the remote. System menu MEMORY MEMORY 1-20 (FM), MEMORY 1-10 (AM) FM MODE STEREO MONO NAME IN SLEEP SLEEP OFF, SLEEP 90M-1M DIMMER DIMMER OFF DIMMER ON DEMO DEMO ON DEMO OFF...
  • Page 105: Index

    Index Numerics Digital Cinema Auto Calibration 73, 91 16:9 77 INDEX 33 Digital Cinema Sound 30 4:3 LETTER BOX 77 Installing the speakers on a wall Digital connection 24 4:3 OUTPUT 79 Digital Direct Twin Drive 4:3 PAN SCAN 77 Instant Advance 26 Subwoofer 91 5.1 Channel Surround 40...
  • Page 106 SYSTEM MENU 17, 27, 56, 65, 66, 67 OPTICAL (Digital Out) 24 System menu list 104 ORIGINAL 41 OSD 77 Other component connection TEST TONE 82 THEATRE SYNC 59 TIME/TEXT 33 TITLE 33 PARENTAL CONTROL 69 Title 93 Parental Control 93 TRACK 33 PAUSE MODE 80 Track 93...
  • Page 107: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER BUTTON DESCRIPTIONS [/1 (on/standby) 1 (14, 17, 25, A – O P – Z 34, 56) ANGLE 4 (44) PICTURE NAVI qk (34, 59) TV [/1 (on/standby) ra (58) AUDIO** ej (39) PRESET +/– 7 qg (56) C/X/x/c/ qj (14, 17, 27, 33, CLEAR ek (33, 57, 59, 76)
  • Page 108 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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