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2-108-844-13(1)
DVD Home Theatre
System
Operating Instructions
DAV-SR4W
©2004 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-108-844-13(1) DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions DAV-SR4W ©2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 • If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm WARNING location, moisture may condense inside the DVD Home Theatre System and cause damage to the To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not lenses. When you first install the unit, or when you expose the unit to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3: Welcome

    Do not turn up the volume while listening to a section with very low level inputs or no audio signals. If you Thank you for purchasing Sony DVD Home do, the speakers may be damaged when a peak level section is suddenly played.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    System ..........26 Controlling TV with the Supplied Step 6: Performing the Quick Setup ..31 Remote ........... 69 Speaker Setup........33 Using the SONY TV DIRECT Function.......... 71 Playing Discs Using the Video or Other Units.... 73 Playing Discs ........34...
  • Page 5 Settings and Adjustments Using the Setup Display......79 Setting the Display or Sound Track Language ........80 (LANGUAGE SETUP) Settings for the Display......80 (SCREEN SETUP) Custom Settings ........82 (CUSTOM SETUP) Settings for the Speakers.......84 (SPEAKER SETUP) Quick Setup and Resetting the System........
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    Format of Disc logo About This Manual discs CD-R/CD-RW (audio data) • The instructions in this manual describe the (MP3 files) controls on the remote. You can also use the (JPEG files) controls on the system if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote.
  • Page 7 Disc Region code Title Your system has a region code printed on the structure back of the unit and will only play DVDs labeled Chapter with the same region code. VIDEO Disc CD, Super Track Audio CD, DVDs labeled will also play on this system. or CD If you try to play any other DVD, the message structure...
  • Page 8: Notes About Discs

    Notes about CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW (Video * Manufactured under license from Dolby mode)/DVD+R/DVD+RW Laboratories. In some cases, CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW “Dolby”, “Pro Logic”, and the double-D symbol are (Video mode)/DVD+R/DVD+RW cannot be played trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. on this player due to the recording quality or physical ** Manufactured under license from Digital Theater condition of the disc, or the characteristics of the Systems, Inc.
  • Page 9: Guide To The Control Menu Display

    Guide to the Control Menu Display Use the Control Menu to select a function that you would like to use. The Control Menu display appears when the DVD DISPLAY button is pressed. For details, refer to the page in parentheses. Total number of Currently playing title number (VIDEO titles or tracks...
  • Page 10 FILE (JPEG only) (page 40) Selects the file (JPEG) to be played. DATE (JPEG only) (page 52) Displays the date information. ANGLE (DVD only) (page 62) Changes the angle. PLAYMODE (VIDEO CD/Super Selects the play mode. Audio CD/CD/MP3/JPEG only) (page 44) REPEAT (page 45) Plays the entire disc (all titles/all tracks), one title/chapter/ track/album, or contents of program repeatedly.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Inserting Batteries into Getting Started the Remote Unpacking You can control the system using the supplied Check that you have the following items: remote. Insert two size AAA (R03) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to •...
  • Page 12: Step 1: Speaker System Hookup

    Step 1: Speaker System Hookup Connect the supplied speaker system using the supplied speaker cords by matching the colors of the jacks to those of the cords. Do not connect any speakers other than those supplied with this system. To obtain the best possible surround sound, specify the speaker parameters (distance, level, etc.) on page 33.
  • Page 13 IR receiver Used when the IR receiver of the surround speaker cannot receive infrared ray because of the position. Connect to the surround speaker (L). For details, see “Using the IR receiver” (page 28). When using the IR receiver stand, attach the stand so that both delta marks on the IR receiver and stand are aligned.
  • Page 14: Terminals For Connecting The Speakers

    Terminals for connecting the speakers Connect the To the Front speakers SPEAKER FRONT L (white) and R (red) jacks of the system Center speaker SPEAKER CENTER (green) jack of the system Subwoofer SPEAKER WOOFER (purple) jacks of the system Surround speaker (R) SPEAKER (gray) jack of the surround speaker (L) IR transmitter DIR-T1 (pink) jack of the system...
  • Page 15 Note on placing speakers • Do not set the speakers in an inclined position. • Do not place the speakers in locations that are: – Extremely hot or cold – Dusty or dirty – Very humid – Subject to vibrations –...
  • Page 16: To Avoid Short-circuiting The Speakers

    To connect the surround back speaker This system is compatible with the 6.1 surround system. When you enjoy a DVD that is compatible with the 6.1 surround system such as a DTS-ES disc, connect the surround back speaker (not supplied) and set its parameters (see “Settings for the Speakers”...
  • Page 17: To Change The Speaker Cables

    To change the speaker cables If you want to use a different speaker cable, you can detach the plug for attachment to another cable. Detaching Catcher With the catcher facing down, press and hold the plug down against a flat surface and remove the cords from plug.
  • Page 18 About the wireless system This wireless system adopts the Digital Infrared Audio Transmission system (page 95). The following diagram indicates the infrared transmission area (the range that the infrared rays can reach). When using the IR receiver of the surround speaker (L) Top view Side view Infrared signal...
  • Page 19: Step 2: Antenna (aerial) Hookups

    Step 2: Antenna (aerial) Hookups Connect the supplied AM/FM antennas (aerials) for listening to the radio. Terminals for connecting the antennas (aerials) Connect the To the AM loop antenna (aerial) AM terminals FM wire antenna (aerial) FM 75Ω COAXIAL jack AM loop antenna (aerial) VIDEO SPEAKER...
  • Page 20 If you have poor FM reception, use a 75-ohms coaxial cable (not supplied) to connect the system to an outdoor FM antenna (aerial) as shown below. Outdoor FM antenna (aerial) FM 75 COAXIAL System...
  • Page 21: Step 3: Tv And Video Component Hookups

    Step 3: TV and Video Component Hookups Required cords Video cord for connecting a TV Yellow Audio cords (not supplied) When connecting a cord, be sure to match the color-coded sleeves to the appropriate jacks on the components. White (L/audio) Red (R/audio) Terminals for connecting video components Connect the...
  • Page 22 TV with COMPONENT VIDEO IN jacks AUDIO VIDEO SPEAKER S VIDEO OPTICAL (DVD ONLY) DIGITAL IN AUDIO IN FRONT R CENTER FRONT L FM 75 COAXIAL DIR-T1 COMPOMEMT VIDEO OUT SURROUND BACK AUDIO IN VIDEO WOOFER WOOFER MONITOR OUT VIDEO S VIDEO OPTICAL AUDIO...
  • Page 23 To change the color system (PAL or NTSC)* * Asian, Australian, and Saudi Arabian models only. Depending on the TV to be connected, you may be required to select either PAL or NTSC of the system. The initial setting of the system for Australian and Saudi Arabian models is PAL. The initial setting of the system for Asian models is NTSC.
  • Page 24 Output the TV or VCR sound from the speakers Connect audio cords. Connect the AUDIO OUT (L/R) jacks of TV or VCR to the VIDEO jacks (AUDIO IN L/R) of this system with audio cords. TV or VCR AUDIO VIDEO SPEAKER S VIDEO OPTICAL...
  • Page 25: Step 4: Connecting The Ac Power Cords (mains Leads)

    Step 4: Connecting the AC Power Cords (Mains Leads) Before connecting the AC power cords (mains leads) of this system and the surround speaker (L) to a wall outlet (mains), connect the front and center speakers to the system and surround speaker (R) to the surround speaker (L) (see page 14).
  • Page 26: Step 5: Adjusting The Wireless System

    • If the POWER/ON LINE indicator flashes in red, the IR receiver of the surround speaker (L) is receiving an POWER infrared ray from another Sony’s wireless product. Move the IR transmitter and/or the surround speaker POWER (L) so that the POWER/ON LINE indicator turns green.
  • Page 27 Example for installation Position the IR transmitter and surround speaker (L) as illustrated. Install the IR transmitter and IR receiver of the surround speaker (L) in direct line with each other, and adjust the orientation of the IR transmitter and surround speaker (L) until the POWER/ON LINE indicator turns green.
  • Page 28: Using The Ir Receiver

    Using the IR receiver Depending on the speaker layout (i.e. when placing the surround speaker (L) toward the listening position, etc.), or when there is obstruction, such as a person or object between the IR transmitter and the IR receiver of the surround speaker (L), you can use the external IR receiver (supplied) instead. The IR receiver is compact and easy to install.
  • Page 29 Hanging the IR transmitter and IR receiver on a wall You can hang the IR transmitter and IR receiver on a wall when: – there is an obstruction between the IR transmitter and the IR receiver. – people often pass between the IR transmitter and the IR receiver. When hanging both the IR transmitter and IR receiver, adjust the position of the IR transmitter after deciding the position of the IR receiver.
  • Page 30 • Do not install the IR transmitter or IR receiver to a move after installation. wall of low strength. • Sony is not liable for any damage or accident incurred IR transmitter by incorrect installation (i.e. low strength wall, etc.), incorrect use of this product, or natural disaster.
  • Page 31: Step 6: Performing The Quick Setup

    Step 6: Performing the Quick Setup After completing the first 4 steps, make initial settings using the Quick Setup. You can set the initial setting of [LANGUAGE SETUP], [ROOM SIZE], [LISTENING POSITION], and [TV TYPE] step by step. After performing the Quick Setup, the system is ready for playing back of movies, music CDs, etc. To perform further speakers settings, see “Settings for the Speakers”...
  • Page 32 Select a suitable room size from Notes [SMALL], [MEDIUM], or [LARGE] using • When you press CLEAR in guide message, the message disappears. When you need to change , then press ENTER. settings, select [QUICK] from [SETUP] in Setup Setting is selected and [LISTENING Display (page 89).
  • Page 33: Speaker Setup

    About magnetically shielded Speaker Setup speakers (to prevent color irregularity occurring on the TV screen) Positioning the speakers The subwoofer in this system is magnetically For the best possible surround sound, all the shielded to prevent magnetic leakage. However, speakers other than the subwoofer should be the some leakage may occur, as a high-strength same distance from the listening position (A).
  • Page 34: Playing Discs

    Load a disc. Push the disc into the disc slot until the disc Playing Discs is pulled in automatically. The disc is drawn into the system Playing Discs automatically and “READING” appears in the front panel display. With the playback side facing down Depending on the DVD or VIDEO CD, some operations may be different or restricted.
  • Page 35: Additional Operations

    To turn off the system Additional operations Press "/1. The system enters standby mode and the STANDBY indicator lights up in red. To turn off the system completely, remove the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains). ./>...
  • Page 36: Resuming Playback From The Point Where You Stopped The Disc

    Resuming Playback from To play from the beginning of the disc, press x twice, then press H. the Point Where You Stopped the Disc (Resume Play) When you stop the disc, the system remembers the point where you pressed x and “RESUME” appears in the front panel display.
  • Page 37: Using The Dvd's Menu

    Using the DVD’s Menu Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC Functions (Ver. 2.0) (PBC Playback) A DVD is divided into a lot of sections, which make up a picture or music feature. These sections are called “titles.” When you play a DVD which contains several titles, you can With PBC (Playback Control) functions, you can enjoy simple interactive operations, search...
  • Page 38: Playing An Mp3 Audio Track

    Notes Playing an MP3 Audio • Depending on the VIDEO CD, the menu does not appear in Step 1. Track • Depending on the VIDEO CD, “Press ENTER” in Step 3 may appear as “Press SELECT” in the instructions supplied with the disc. In this case, press You can play MP3 audio tracks on CD-ROMs, CD-Rs, or CD-RWs.
  • Page 39 (TRACK) using X/x Select Selecting an album and track and press ENTER. The list of tracks contained in the current album appears. HOME TOWN ROCK BEST HIT HIGHWAY DVD TOP VIEW POINT DVD MENU/ MENU/ MY CHILDREN DANCING ALBUM+ ALBUM– GOOD TASTE DESTINATION MARATHON...
  • Page 40: Playing Jpeg Image Files

    Selecting an album and file Playing JPEG Image Files You can play JPEG image files on CD-ROMs, DVD TOP CD-Rs, or CD-RWs. However, the discs must be DVD MENU/ MENU/ recorded according to ISO9660 level 1, level 2 ALBUM+ ALBUM– or Joliet format for the system to recognize the C/X/x/c/ files.
  • Page 41 When the list of all files or albums cannot Enjoying Slide show on a be displayed on the window, the jump bar JPEG data disc appears. Press c to select the jump bar icon, and then scroll the jump bar to display the rest of the list using X/x.
  • Page 42: Creating Your Own Program

    To rotate the current image Creating Your Own Program (Program Play) You can play the contents of a disc in the order you want by arranging the order of the tracks and albums on the disc to create your own program.
  • Page 43 Press X/x or the number buttons to To check the tracks or albums that you have select “7” then press ENTER. already created once, press C to select the jump bar icon, and then scroll the jump bar Total time of the programmed to display the rest of the list using X/x.
  • Page 44: Playing In Random Order

    Setting the shuffle mode in Playing in Random Order the Control Menu (Shuffle Play) You can select either normal shuffle or album shuffle (MP3 only). You can have the system “shuffle” tracks and play them in random order. Subsequent “shuffling” will produce a different playing order.
  • Page 45: (shuffle Play) Playing Repeatedly

    x When playing a DVD Playing Repeatedly • OFF: does not play repeatedly. • ALL: repeats all the titles. (Repeat Play) • TITLE: repeats the current title on a disc. • CHAPTER: repeats the current chapter. You can play all the titles/tracks/files or a single title/chapter/track on a disc.
  • Page 46: Searching For A Particular Point On A Disc

    To change the scan speed (DVD/ Searching for a Particular VIDEO CD only) Point on a Disc Each time you press m or M during scan, the playback speed changes. Two speeds are (Scan, Slow-motion Play) available. With each press, the indication changes as follows: Playback direction You can locate a particular point on a disc...
  • Page 47: (scan, Slow-motion Play) Searching For A Title/chapter/track/index/album/file

    x When playing a DVD Searching for a Title/ (TITLE) Chapter/Track/Index/ x When playing a VIDEO CD (TRACK) Album/File x When playing a Super Audio CD (TRACK) x When playing a CD You can search a title (DVD), chapter (DVD), (TRACK) track (CD, VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD, MP3), index (VIDEO CD, Super Audio CD), album...
  • Page 48: Searching For A Chapter/index

    Press ENTER. Searching for a chapter/index The system starts playback from the selected number. Press DVD DISPLAY. The Control Menu appears. Note When you play a VIDEO CD with PBC functions, the Press X/x to select the search method. index search function does not work. x When playing a DVD To turn off the Control Menu (CHAPTER)
  • Page 49: Viewing Disc Information

    When playing back a DVD Viewing Disc Information Playing time and number of the current title TITLE CHAP Remaining time and Viewing the playing time and number of the current title remaining time in the front TITLE CHAP panel display You can check disc information, such as the Playing time and number remaining time, total number of titles in a DVD,...
  • Page 50 When playing back a VIDEO CD When playing back an MP3 (without PBC functions), Super Playing time and current track number Audio CD or CD Playing time and current track number Remaining time of the current track Remaining time and current track number Track (file) name Playing time of the disc...
  • Page 51: Checking The Playing Time And Remaining Time

    Notes Checking the Playing Time • Depending on the type of disc being played and the and Remaining Time playing mode, the disc information may not be displayed. You can check the playing time and remaining • ID3 tag applies only to version 1. time of the current title, chapter, or track, and the •...
  • Page 52: Checking The Date Information (jpeg Only)

    • C–**:**:** Checking the date Remaining time of the current chapter information (JPEG only) • **:**:** Playing time of the menu or current You can check the date information during title without a chapter playback when the Exif* tag is recorded in the JPEG image data.
  • Page 53: Sound Adjustments

    Press X/x to select (AUDIO), then press ENTER or c. Sound Adjustments The options for AUDIO appear. Changing the Sound 1 2 ( 2 7 ) TITLE12 1 8 ( 3 4 ) 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 1: ENGLISH 2: FRENCH 3: SPANISH...
  • Page 54: Dvd Only

    STEREO mode, the POWER/ON LINE follows: indicator of the surround amplifier turns red. For Dolby Digital 5.1 ch: Press ENTER. Surround component 2 To turn off the Control Menu Press DVD DISPLAY repeatedly until the DOLBY DIGITAL 3 / 2 . 1 Control Menu is turned off.
  • Page 55: Enjoying Surround Sound

    Automatic decoding of the Enjoying Surround Sound audio input signal (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT AUTO) The auto decoding function automatically You can take advantage of surround sound detects the type of audio signal being input simply by selecting one of system’s pre- (Dolby Digital, DTS, or standard 2 channel programmed sound fields.
  • Page 56 Using only the front speaker Selecting a sound field (AUTO and subwoofer (2 CHANNEL FORMAT DIRECT button) STEREO) This mode outputs the sound from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer. Standard two channel (stereo) sources completely bypass the sound field processing.
  • Page 57 In collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony measured the sound environment of their studios and integrated the data of the measurement and Sony’s own DSP (Digital Signal Processor) technology to develop “Digital Cinema Sound.” “Digital Cinema Sound” simulates in a home theater an ideal movie theater sound environment based on the preference of the movie director.
  • Page 58 C. ST. EX C (Cinema Studio EX C) GAME GAME Reproduces the sound characteristics of the SPORTS SPORTS Sony Pictures Entertainment scoring stage. This MONO MOVIE MONO MOVIE mode is ideal for watching musicals or classic films where music is featured in the soundtrack. x HALL (Hall)
  • Page 59: Selecting The Surround Back Decoding Mode

    To turn the surround effect off Selecting the Surround Press AUTO FORMAT DIRECT repeatedly until “A.F.D. AUTO” appears in the front panel Back Decoding Mode display. When connecting the headphones to the PHONES jack This function lets you select the decoding mode Press AUTO FORMAT DIRECT or MODE for the surround back signals of the multi repeatedly until “HP 2CH”...
  • Page 60 Press X/x to select the surround back When selecting “SB OFF” mode you want according to the input Surround back decoding is not performed. stream, then press ENTER or AMP MENU. a) 6.1 channel decode flag is information recorded in The default setting is “SB MATRIX.”...
  • Page 61: Using The Sound Effect

    Using the Sound Effect This system provides you with 2 types of sound effect, simply by pressing a button. Choose the sound to suit your needs. NIGHT DSGX MODE With cover opened. Press NIGHT MODE or DSGX on the remote. The sound effect is activated.
  • Page 62: Using Various Additional Functions

    Press ENTER or c. The angle number changes to “-.” Using Various Additional Functions Changing the Angles 1 2 ( 2 7 ) TITLE12 1 8 ( 3 4 ) 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 – ( 9 ) If various angles (multi-angles) for a scene are recorded on a DVD, you can change the viewing angle.
  • Page 63: Displaying Subtitles

    Press X/x to select the language. Displaying Subtitles Depending on the DVD, the choice of language varies. When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate the language code. Refer to the language If subtitles are recorded on a disc, you can turn code list on page 104 to see which language the subtitles on or off while playing.
  • Page 64: Locking Discs

    Press X/x to select (CUSTOM Locking Discs PARENTAL CONTROL), then press ENTER or c. (CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL, [CUSTOM PARENTAL CONTROL] is PARENTAL CONTROL) selected. 1 2 ( 2 7 ) TITLE12 1 8 ( 3 4 ) 1 : 3 2 : 5 5 You can set two kinds of playback restrictions for a disc.
  • Page 65 Enter your 4-digit password by using Playing the disc for which the number buttons, then press Custom Parental Control is ENTER. [Custom parental control is set.] appears and the screen returns to the Control Menu Insert the disc for which Custom display.
  • Page 66: Parental Control

    Press X/x to select [PARENTAL Limiting playback for children CONTROL t], then press ENTER or c. (Parental Control) x If you have not entered a password (DVD only) The display for registering a new password appears. Playback of some DVDs can be limited according to a predetermined level, such as the age of the viewer.
  • Page 67 Press X/x to select [STANDARD], then If you make a mistake press ENTER or c. Press O RETURN or C to go back to the The selection items for [STANDARD] are previous screen. displayed. To turn off the Setup Display Press DVD SETUP repeatedly until the Setup CUSTOM SETUP Display is turned off.
  • Page 68: Area Code

    Area Code Playing the disc for which Standard Code number Parental Control is set Argentina 2044 Insert the disc and press H. Australia 2047 The [PARENTAL CONTROL] display Austria 2046 appears. Belgium 2057 Enter your 4-digit password using the Brazil 2070 number buttons, then press ENTER.
  • Page 69: Other Operations

    • If you enter a new code number, the code number previously entered will be erased. • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the Bell&Howell 016, 039 code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) Bestar setting. Reset the appropriate code number. Blaupunkt 052, 053...
  • Page 70 Manufacturer Code number Manufacturer Code number Kiton SYLVANIA 002, 034 002, 020 TaTung LG/Goldstar 002, 020, 027, 028, 038 TEAC LOEWE 027, 028, 038 Techimagen LXI(Sears) 002, 009, 012, 034, 046 TELEFUNKEN 035, 041, 042, 043, 044, 045 MAGNAVOX 002, 020, 027, 034 THOMSON 035, 041, 043, 045 MARANTZ...
  • Page 71: Using The Sony Tv Direct Function

    You can control your TV using the buttons below. Function By pressing You can SONY TV DIRECT allows you to turn on your TV [/1 Turn the TV on or off. SONY TV and this system, change the system TV/VIDEO Switch the TV’s input source...
  • Page 72 Notes By pressing Number TV’s input source • This function is only for SONY TV series. TV/VIDEO No input source • If distance between TV and this system is too far, this (Default) function may not work. Install the system near the VIDEO1 •...
  • Page 73: Using The Video Or Other Units

    Using the Video or Other Enjoying Multiplex Units Broadcast Sound (DUAL MONO) You can use VCRs or other units connected to the VIDEO or SAT jacks. Refer to the operation You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when manual supplied with the unit for further the system receive the AC-3 multiplex broadcast information on the operation.
  • Page 74: Enjoying The Radio

    x SUB Enjoying the Radio Sub sound is output from the left and right speakers. x MAIN+SUB Presetting Radio Stations Main sound and Sub sound are output from the left and right speakers. You can preset 20 FM stations, and 10 AM stations.
  • Page 75: Listening To The Radio

    Press ENTER. Listening to the Radio A preset number appears in the front panel display. Preset radio stations in the system’s memory first (see “Presetting Radio Stations” on page 74). TUNER/ Press C/c/ to select/ the preset "/1 BAND number you want. FUNCTION DISPLAY TUNING –/+...
  • Page 76: Naming Preset Stations

    To listen to non-preset radio Naming Preset Stations stations You can enter a name of up to 8 characters for Use manual or automatic tuning in Step 2. preset stations. These names (for example, For manual tuning, press TUNING + or – on the “XYZ”) appear in the system’s front panel remote repeatedly.
  • Page 77: Using The Sleep Timer

    Create an index name by using the Using the Sleep Timer cursor buttons: Press X/x to select a character, then press c to move the cursor to the next position. You can set the system to turn off at a preset If you make a mistake time, so you can fall asleep listening to music.
  • Page 78: Changing The Brightness Of The Front Panel Display

    Changing the Brightness Returning to the Default of the Front Panel Display Settings You can change the brightness of the front panel You can return the system parameters such as display by two steps. speaker settings and preset stations, to the default settings.
  • Page 79: Settings And Adjustments

    Press X/x to select the setup item from the displayed list: [LANGUAGE Settings and Adjustments SETUP], [SCREEN SETUP], [CUSTOM SETUP], [SPEAKER SETUP], and Using the Setup Display [SETUP]. Then press ENTER or c. The selected Setup item appears. Example: [SCREEN SETUP] By using the Setup Display, you can make SCREEN SETUP various adjustments to items, such as picture and...
  • Page 80: 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 81 x COMPONENT OUT 16:9 This will change the type of signal output from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks on the system. See page 96, 97 for more information about the different types. 4:3 LETTER BOX INTERLACE Select this when you connect to a standard (interlace format) TV.
  • Page 82: (screen Setup) Custom Settings

    Notes Custom Settings • If your TV accepts progressive signals, connect COMPONENT VIDEO OUT of the system to the TV (CUSTOM SETUP) using a component video cord (not supplied), and set progressive format. • When [PROGRESSIVE] is selected in [SCREEN SETUP], no signal is output from the MONITOR Allows setting up Parental Control and other OUT jacks.
  • Page 83 x TRACK SELECTION (DVD only) x DATA CD PRIORITY (MP3, JPEG only) Gives the sound track having the highest number Set priority data you want to play, when you of channels priority when you play a DVD on play a DATA CD (CD-ROM/CD-R/CD-RW) which multiple audio formats (PCM, MPEG containing MP3 audio tracks and JPEG image audio, DTS, or Dolby Digital format) are...
  • Page 84: Settings For The Speakers

    FRONT Settings for the Speakers CENTER YES: Normally select this. (SPEAKER SETUP) NONE: Select this if no center speaker is used. To obtain the best possible surround sound, set SURROUND BEHIND: Select this if surround for the size of the speakers you have connected speakers are located in section B.
  • Page 85 Be sure to change the value in the Setup Display x LEVEL You can vary the level of each speaker as when you move the speakers. follows. Be sure to set [TEST TONE] to [ON] FRONT Front speaker distance from the for easy adjustment.
  • Page 86: Test Tone

    x BALANCE Adjusting the speaker You can vary the balance of the left and right balance and level by using the speakers as follows. Be sure to set [TEST test tone TONE] to [ON] for easy adjustment. Press DVD SETUP in stop mode. FRONT Adjusts the balance between the front (CENTER)
  • Page 87 CUSTOMIZE Setting the speakers by using DUAL MONO MAIN the front panel display on the system MAIN+SUB MAIN/SUB You can set the speakers by using the AMP menu that is displayed in the front panel display. SL SR REV AMP menu list SB DEC SB MATRIX SB AUTO...
  • Page 88 To set the item, press X/x, then press When you perform the Quick Setup (page 31), the default settings are changed. ENTER or AMP MENU. This setting appears when you set the You can set the following items. The corresponding speaker to “Y” in “SP SETUP” default settings are underlined.
  • Page 89: (speaker Setup) Quick Setup And Resetting The System

    xCUSTOMIZE Quick Setup and Resetting DUAL MONO MAIN (dual mono) the System MAIN+SUB MAIN/SUB (SETUP) For details, see “Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound Select [SETUP] in the setup display. (DUAL MONO)” on page 73. For details, see “Using the Setup Display” SL SR REV (page 79).
  • Page 90: Additional Information

    [COMPONENT OUT] to [INTERLACE] problem before requesting repairs. Should any (page 81). problem persist, consult your nearest Sony • When [PROGRESSIVE] is selected in [SCREEN dealer. SETUP], no signal is output from the MONITOR OUT or S VIDEO OUT jacks.
  • Page 91 • Wireless setting of the surround speaker is not There is no sound from the subwoofer. correct (page 26). • Check the speaker connections and settings (pages • The plasma display may interfere with 33, 84). transmission, in which case, adjust the position of •...
  • Page 92 • The region code on the DVD does not match the The title of the JPEG album or file is not system. correctly displayed. • Moisture has condensed inside the system. • The system can only display alphabetical letters Remove the disc and leave the system turned on and numbers.
  • Page 93: Specifications

    65 W + 65 W (4 ohms at A disc cannot be ejected and “LOCKED” 1 kHz, DIN) appears in the front panel display. Surround mode Front: • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony (reference) (with SS-TS21) service facility. music power output Center*: “C-32”...
  • Page 94 Tuner section Surround (L) System PLL quartz-locked digital Speaker system Two-way Bass reflex synthesizer system Speaker unit 70 mm dia. cone type, FM tuner section 25 mm dia. balance-dome- Tuning range 87.5 – 108.0 MHz (50 kHz type tweeter step) Rated impedance 4 ohms Antenna (aerial)
  • Page 95: Glossary

    This is the generic name of the surround sound since all the signals are processed digitally, less produced by digital signal processing signal degradation occurs. technology developed by Sony. Unlike previous surround sound fields mainly directed at the Dolby Digital EX reproduction of music, Digital Cinema Sound is...
  • Page 96 Dolby Surround Pro Logic Furthermore, various advanced functions such as the multi-angle, multilingual, and Parental As one method of decoding Dolby Surround, Control functions are provided with the DVD. Dolby Surround Pro Logic produces four channels from two-channel sound. Compared File with the former Dolby Surround system, Dolby Section of a picture on a data CD containing...
  • Page 97 Neo:6 Scene Developed by Digital Theater Systems, Inc., On a VIDEO CD with PBC (playback control) applies a conventional 2-channel or Dolby functions, the menu screens, moving pictures Digital source signal to a high-precision, digital and still pictures are divided into sections called matrix decoder to achieve 6.1 channel surround “scenes.”...
  • Page 98 • 2 channel + Multi-channel Super Audio CD This disc consists of a 2 channel playback area and a multi-channel playback area. 2 channel playback area Multi-channel playback area Title The longest section of a picture or music feature on a DVD, movie, etc., in video software, or the entire album in audio software.
  • Page 99: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls For more information, refer to the pages indicated in parentheses. Front Panel A [/1 (power) switch/STANDBY indicator F VOLUME +/– (34, 86) (34) G ./> (35, 37) B Disc slot (34) H x (stop) (35) (remote sensor) (11) (play/pause) (34) D Front panel display (100)
  • Page 100: Front Panel Display

    Front Panel Display When playing back a DVD Playing status Current sound effect Current mode Current chapter number TITLE CHAP NIGHT DSGX REP 1 D EX DTS –ES Current title Current sound Playing time number When playing back a Super Audio CD, CD, VIDEO CD (without PBC functions), or MP3 Playing time Playing status...
  • Page 101 When playing back a JPEG file Current file Playing status number JPEG...
  • Page 102 Rear Panel VIDEO SPEAKER S VIDEO OPTICAL (DVD ONLY) DIGITAL IN AUDIO IN FRONT R CENTER FRONT L FM 75 COAXIAL DIR-T1 COMPOMEMT VIDEO OUT SURROUND BACK AUDIO IN VIDEO WOOFER WOOFER MONITOR OUT A SPEAKER jacks (14) G FM 75Ω COAXIAL jack (19) B SURROUND BACK jack (16) H MONITOR OUT (VIDEO/S VIDEO) jacks (21)
  • Page 103 P ENTER Q TUNER MENU (74, 76) R TV [/1 (on/standby) (69) S "/1 (standby) (31, 34, 74) T SONY TV DIRECT (71) U TUNER/BAND (74, 75, 76) V FUNCTION (34, 73, 75, 76) W m/M/ SLOW, TUNING –/+ (41, 46, 74, 75) Open the cover.
  • Page 104: Language Code List

    Language Code List The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 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 Amharic 1254 Italian 1498...
  • Page 105: Dvd Setup Menu List

    DVD Setup Menu List You can set the following items with the DVD Setup menu. The order of the displayed items may be different from the actual display. LANGUAGE SETUP SCREEN SETUP (Selects the language TV TYPE 16:9 you want to use from the 4:3 LETTER displayed language list.) 4:3 PAN SCAN...
  • Page 106 SPEAKER SETUP SIZE FRONT CENTER NONE SURROUND BEHIND SIDE NONE SURROUND NONE BACK SUBWOOFER DISTANCE FRONT 1.0m – 7.0m CENTER 1.0m – 7.0m* SURROUND 1.0m – 7.0m* SURROUND 1.0m – 7.0m* BACK LEVEL CENTER –6 dB – +6 dB SURROUND –6 dB –...
  • Page 107: Amp Menu List

    AMP Menu List You can set the following items with AMP MENU on the remote. SP SETUP CUSTOMIZE CENTER SP CENTER Y DUAL MONO MAIN CENTER N MAIN+SUB SURR SP SURR Y MAIN/SUB SURR N SL SR REV SURR B N SURR B SP SURR B Y SB DEC...
  • Page 108: Index

    Index Numerics Rear Panel 102 Region Code 7, 97 16:9 80 Fast forward 46 Remote 69, 103 4:3 LETTER BOX 80 Fast reverse 46 REPEAT 45 4:3 PAN SCAN 80 File 6, 96 Resume Play 36 Front Panel 99 Front panel display 100 ALBUM 39, 47 S VIDEO 21 Album 6, 95...
  • Page 112: Quick Reference For Remote Commander

    Quick Reference for Remote Commander S Turns on and off the power of the system. T Turns the SONY TV and the system on and changes the TV’s input source. U Selects AM or FM band. V Selects the component you want to use.

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