Enhancing video game sound ....26 Loading a disc ........11 — Game Sync Playing a disc ........11 (LBT-XGV80 only) — Normal Play/Shuffle Play Mixing video game sound with other Playing VIDEO CDs with PBC functions sound source ........26 (Ver.
Optional Components Hooking up optional components ..35 Listening to audio from a connected component ........36 Recording audio from a connected component ........37 Recording on a connected component ........37 Troubleshooting Problems and remedies ......38 Messages ..........41 Additional Information Precautions..........
Discs that this system cannot How to use this manual play • This manual mainly explains operations using • CD-ROMs the system, but the same operations can also • CD-Rs/CD-RWs other than those recorded in be performed using the buttons on the remote the following formats: having the same or similar names.
Notes on CD-R and CD-RW Note on playback operations of VIDEO CDs • This system can play CD-R/CD-RW discs edited by the user. However, note that Some playback operations of VIDEO CDs may playback of some discs may not be possible be intentionally set by software producers.
SPEAKER jacks for LBT-XGV50 or Connect the speaker cords to the SUPER TWEETER & WOOFER jacks for WOOFER jacks as shown below. LBT-XGV80 as shown below. Insert only the stripped portion Insert only the stripped portion Gray (3) Red (3)
3 Connect the FM and AM antennas. 6 Connect the power cord to a wall outlet. Set up the AM loop antenna, then connect The demonstration appears in the display. When you press ?/1, the system turns on and the demonstration automatically ends. If the plug does not fit the wall socket, detach the supplied plug adaptor (only for models equipped with an adaptor).
Perform the following procedure to protect the CD mechanism. You can use the buttons shown below to operate Make sure that all discs are removed a Sony TV. from the system. Do this Press FUNCTION (or FUNCTION + or –...
Setting the clock Press ?/1 to turn on the system. Press c/CLOCK SET (or CLOCK/ TIMER SET on the remote). Press M/m repeatedly to set the hour. Press ENTER. Press M/m repeatedly to set the minute. Press ENTER. The clock starts working. To adjust the clock Press c/CLOCK SET (or CLOCK/TIMER SET on the remote).
Playing a disc VIDEO CD/CD/MP3 – Play — Normal Play/Shuffle Play Loading a disc Press PUSH OPEN at left side of the This system lets you play VIDEO CDs*, audio front cover. CDs and discs with MP3 audio tracks. The front cover opens. Before playing a VIDEO CD, turn on your TV and select the video input.
Other operations Press PLAY MODE in stop mode repeatedly until the mode you want Do this appears. Press x. Stop play Select To play Pause Press NX (or X on the ALL DISCS* All discs in the disc tray remote) .
Notes Resuming playback from the • You cannot change the play mode during playback. point you stopped the disc • Some time may be needed to start playback of discs recorded in complex configurations such as many — Resume Play layers.
To cancel playback with PBC Playing VIDEO CDs with functions (Ver. 2.0) PBC functions (Ver. 2.0) In stop mode, press . or > to select a track. — PBC Play Press NX (or CD N on the remote). The “PBC OFF” indicator lights up and playback starts from the selected track.
Playing repeatedly Creating your own program — Repeat Play — Program Play You can play all the tracks or a single track on a disc repeatedly. You can make a program of up to 25 steps from Press REPEAT during playback until all the discs in the order you want to play them.
Program additional discs or tracks. Locating a specific part of To program Repeat steps a VIDEO CD Other tracks on the 4 and 5 same disc — Time Search/Disc Digest Other tracks on 3 to 5 other discs Press NX (or CD N on the remote). The TV screen must be ON to use these Program Play starts.
Locating the desired track — Disc Digest You can select the track you want by viewing the first frame of each track. 9 different tracks can be displayed on the TV screen at one time. Press SPECIAL MENU in stop mode. Press 2 to select “2) DISC DIGEST”.
Press TUNER ENTER. “COMPLETE” appears. Tuner Repeat steps 1 through 6 to store other Presetting radio stations stations. You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM Manual tuning preset stations. You can then tune in any of those You can manually tune in and store the radio stations simply by selecting the corresponding frequency of the desired stations.
To improve tuner reception Listening to the radio When tuner reception is poor, set CD player power off by CD power manage function. You can listen to a radio station either by CD power is factory set to on. selecting a preset station, or by manually tuning Press FUNCTION (or FUNCTION + or –...
Listening to non-preset radio station — Manual Tuning Press TUNER/BAND repeatedly to select “FM” or “AM”. Press TUNING MODE repeatedly until “MANUAL” appears. Press TUNING +/– repeatedly to tune in the desired station. Note When switching to CD function from tuner, a longer time may be required to access the disc.
Playing a tape Tape – Play You can use TYPE I (normal) tape. Loading a tape Load a recorded tape. Press A EJECT Z or Z B EJECT. Press DIRECTION repeatedly to select “g” to play one side. Select “j” to Load a recorded/recordable tape in play both sides.
Notes • Do not press A EJECT Z or Z B EJECT while Tape – Recording playing a tape, otherwise the tape could be damaged. • The AMS function may not operate correctly under Recording your favorite the following circumstances: –...
Note Recording on a tape You cannot use Tape Select Edit for discs containing over 20 tracks or MP3 audio tracks. manually Tips • When setting the PBC function to on, change the — Manual Recording setting to off and then start recording. •...
Note You cannot listen to other sources while recording. Sound Adjustment Tips • When you record on both sides, be sure to start from Adjusting the sound the front side. If you start from the reverse side, recording stops at the end of the reverse side. You can reinforce the bass and create a more •...
Making a personal audio Selecting the audio emphasis file emphasis effect — Personal File Selecting the preset effect from the music menu You can create a personal file of audio patterns Press a direct equalizer button you want. (surround effect and graphic equalizer) and store them in the system’s memory.
Selecting the surround Mixing video game sound effect with other sound source — Game Mixing Press SURROUND. (LBT-XGV80 only) Each time you press the button, the display changes as follows: Press FUNCTION (or FUNCTION + or – SURROUND ON (SUR ) (on) on the remote) repeatedly to select the desired sound source.
Notes Singing along • With some songs, vocals may not be canceled when you select “KARAOKE PON”. (LBT-XGV80 only) • During KARAOKE PON, equalizer and surround settings cannot be changed. You can sing along by connecting an optional • If you press a direct equalizer button (or EFFECT) or microphone.
Tips • If acoustic feedback (howling) occurs, move the microphone away from the speakers or change the direction of the microphone. • If you want to record your voice through the microphone only, you can do so by selecting the disc function and not playing a disc.
Waking up to music Timer — Daily 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 10). You can set the system to turn off after a certain Prepare the sound source you want to time, so that you can fall asleep to music.
Other operations Timer recording radio Do this programs Check the setting Press TIMER SELECT (or CLOCK/TIMER SELECT on the remote). You can record a preset radio station from a Press M/m repeatedly until specified time. “DAILY SELECT” appears, To timer record, you must first preset the radio then press ENTER.
Other operations Do this Display Check the setting Press TIMER SELECT (or Turning off the display CLOCK/TIMER SELECT on the remote). Press M/m repeatedly until — Power Saving Mode “REC SELECT” appears, then press ENTER. The demonstration display (display window and Change the setting Start over from step 1.
Checking the total playing Viewing information time and titles (VIDEO CD/CD/ about the disc in the MP3) display Press DISPLAY in stop mode. Each time you press the button, the display You can check the playing time and remaining changes cyclically as follows: time of the current track or that of the disc.
Changing the Power Viewing information illuminator about the disc in the on-screen display (LBT-XGV80 only) Press ILLUMINATION. You can check the current operating status and Each time you press the button, the Power disc information of VIDEO CDs or audio CDs illuminator changes cyclically as follows: during playback or in stop mode.
While the deck is: Displayed In stop mode of a Album name MP3 audio tracks* In Program Play Programed disc and track mode number During playback of Current album name and track a MP3 audio name tracks* In other conditions No display * When the MP3 audio track information includes an ID3 tag, the on-screen display information may differ from the ID3 information shown on the system...
Optional Components Hooking up optional components To enhance your system, you can connect optional components. Refer to the operating instructions provided with each component. Optional turntable From the outputs of a turntable From the video output of a video game From the audio output To the video To the inputs...
E GAME INPUT AUDIO L/R jacks Listening to audio from a (LBT-XGV80 only) connected component Use audio cords (not supplied) to connect an optional component (such as a video game or camcorder, etc.) to these jacks. You can then Listening to an MD deck or record or listen to analogue audio from that component through this system.
Listening to a video game or camcorder, etc. Connect the audio cords. See “Hooking up optional components” on page 35. Press FUNCTION (or FUNCTION + or – on the remote) repeatedly until “GAME” appears or press GAME in the left corner of the front panel. Start playing the connected component.
If the problem persists after doing all of the • Redo the following: above, consult your nearest Sony dealer. – “Setting the clock” (page 10) – “Presetting radio stations” (page 18) When the ?/1 indicator flashes – “Waking up to music” (page 29) Immediately unplug the power cord and check –...
The timer does not function. Disc access from tuner function takes a long time. • Check the timer setting and set the correct time (pages 30 and 31). • Set “CD POWER ON” by CD power manage function (page 19). •...
Tuner If the system still does not operate properly after performing Severe hum or noise/stations cannot be the above measures, reset the received. system as follows: • Set the proper band and frequency (page 18). • Connect the antenna properly (page 8). Press x on deck B, TUNER ENTER and •...
Messages One of the following messages may appear or flash in the display during operation. VIDEO CD/CD/MP3 CANNOT EDIT The selected disc contains more than 20 tracks or MP3 audio tracks. NO STEP You have cleared all the tracks you programed. OVER You have reached the end of the disc or the end of MP3 audio track while pressing M during...
If you have any questions or problems concerning your On safety system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. • The unit is not disconnected from the AC power Notes on discs source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall •...
PHONO IN (phono jacks): sensitivity 3 mV, For details, refer to the instructions of the cleaning impedance 47 kilohms cassette. MIC-1/MIC-2 (phone jacks) (LBT-XGV80 only): sensitivity 1 mV, Demagnetising the tape heads impedance 10 kilohms Demagnetise the tape heads and the metal parts that...
External antenna terminal LBT-XGV50: accepts impedance of 6 to Intermediate frequency 450 kHz 16 ohms Speaker VIDEO CD/CD player section Speaker SS-XGV80 for LBT-XGV80 System Compact disc digital audio system Speaker system 3-way BUILT IN SW, Laser Semiconductor laser bass-reflex type, (λ=795 nm)
Section of a music piece or an image on a data Adjustable with voltage CD containing MP3 audio tracks. selector Power consumption Auto Pause LBT-XGV80: 330 watts An automatical pauses according to the signal LBT-XGV50: 150 watts encoded on the disc while playing a VIDEO CD.
Track Sections of a picture or a music piece on a CD or VIDEO CD. Each track is assigned a track number enabling you to locate the track you want. 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.
List of button locations and reference pages Illustration number How to use this page PLAY MODE wf (12, 15) Use this page to find the location of buttons and other parts of the system that are mentioned in the text. Name of button/part Reference page Main unit...
BUTTON DESCRIPTIONS S – Z ?/1 (power) 1 (8, 19, 29, 36) SLEEP 9 (29) /CLOCK SET 0 (10, 29, 30) SPECTRUM ANALYZER X (pause) qd (21, 22, 26, 27) (33) h/H (play) qd wl (21, 22, 27) es (26) SURROUND x (stop) qd wl (21, 22, 27) ed (26)
Remote control BUTTON DESCRIPTIONS ALPHABETICAL ORDER ?/1 (power) 1 (8, 19, 29) A – N O – Z M/m/</, (cursor) 0 (10, ALBUM +/– qj (12, 15) ON SCREEN w; (33) 25, 29) CLEAR wa (16) PLAY MODE qh (12, 15) X (pause) wd (12, 21, 22, 26, 27) CLOCK/TIMER SELECT es PRESET +/–...