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Multi Channel
AV Receiver
Please read the Quick Setup Guide supplied with the receiver first.
This allows you to understand the connections and operations flow
of the receiver more easily.
Veuillez d'abord lire le guide d'installation rapide fourni avec
l'ampli-tuner. Ceci vous permettra de comprendre le déroulement
des connexions et des opérations du récepteur plus facilement.
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  • Page 1 This allows you to understand the connections and operations flow of the receiver more easily. Veuillez d’abord lire le guide d’installation rapide fourni avec l’ampli-tuner. Ceci vous permettra de comprendre le déroulement des connexions et des opérations du récepteur plus facilement. STR-DA5800ES...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. opening of the appliance with newspapers, Model No.
  • Page 3 14)Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV Servicing is required when the apparatus has technician for help. been damaged in any way, such as power-supply CAUTION cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the You are cautioned that any changes or modifications apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture,...
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    • The instructions in this manual are for model and operated keeping the radiator at least 20cm or STR-DA5800ES (the receiver). Check your model more away from person’s body (excluding number by looking at the lower right corner of the extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).
  • Page 5 URL: States and/or other countries. This product contains technology subject to certain Please note that Sony cannot answer or respond to intellectual property rights of Microsoft. Use or any inquiries regarding the content of this source distribution of this technology outside of this code.
  • Page 6: Main Features Of The Receiver

    Main features of the receiver Compatible with a variety of connections and formats Feature Description Page 9.2 channels The receiver can output up to 9.2 channels. 25, 27 The receiver supports a bi-amplifier connection of a front speaker. Compatible with various The receiver is compatible with various audio formats, such as standards Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, DSD, multi-channel...
  • Page 7 Feature Description Page Multi-zone In addition to the main room, you can enjoy music and video in another room, different from the content in the main room. You can output HDMI signals from HDMI IN jacks to the HDMI 22, 76, 80 ZONE 2 OUT jack.
  • Page 8: Useful Functions

    Useful functions Feature Description Page Easy and accessible The receiver is equipped with a GUI (Graphical User Interface). operations You can operate the receiver intuitively using a menu displayed on the TV screen. You can set the basic settings of the receiver easily using Easy Setup.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Main features of the receiver ......6 Using the Universal Remote Description and location of parts ....11 Control Function Selecting the equipment you want to Getting Started operate ...........69 Read the following before you connect any Operating the AV equipment ......69 equipment ..........
  • Page 10 Preview for HDMI ........91 Operating the receiver using a smartphone ..........92 Using the sleep timer ........93 Recording using the receiver ......93 Switching the command mode of the receiver and the remote control ......93 Using a bi-amplifier connection ....95 Reverting back to the factory default settings ...........96 Adjusting Settings Using the setting menu .......97...
  • Page 11: Description And Location Of Parts

    Description and location of parts Front panel To remove the cover To open the cover Press PUSH. Slide the cover to the left. When you remove the cover, keep it out of reach from children. A ?/1 ON/STANDBY The lamp turns off when the receiver is in standby mode and the above settings are Turns the receiver on or off.
  • Page 12 H DIMMER Press DIMMER repeatedly to adjust the brightness of the display window. I DISPLAY MODE (page 129) J INPUT MODE (page 88) K HD-D.C.S. lamp (page 63) Lights up when the HD-D.C.S. sound field is selected. CONCERT HALL MODE lamp (page 65) Lights up when one of the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Concertgebouw...
  • Page 13 Indicators on the display A SW Surround Back Lights up when subwoofer(s) is (are) Example: connected and the audio signal is output Recording format: 5.1 from the PRE OUT SUBWOOFER Speaker pattern: 3/0.1 jack(s). Sound Field: A.F.D. Auto B Playback channel indicator Indicates the speaker that is designated to output sound.
  • Page 14 S DTS-HD indicator letters light up to indicate the level. Since the L.F.E. signal is not recorded in all Lights up when the receiver is decoding parts of the input signal, the bar indication DTS-HD. will fluctuate (and may turn off) during DTS-HD playback.
  • Page 15 DTS-ES Lights up with one of the following indicators, depending on the input signal decoding format. 96/24 DTS 96/24 (96 kHz/24 bit) decoding DISC DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 wj NEO:X Lights up when DTS Neo:X Cinema/ Music/Game decoding is activated. wk V.FH Lights up when the Virtual Front High feature is enabled so that the sound output...
  • Page 16 Rear panel A DIGITAL INPUT/OUTPUT section D LAN ports (switching hubs) (page 45) OPTICAL IN jacks (page 29, 33, 34) COAXIAL IN jacks (page 32, 39) E UWA-C4Z HDMI IN/OUT* jacks (page 29, 31, 33, 34) B RS232C port Connect the supplied Lighting Control Adapter (UWA-C4Z) to this port.
  • Page 17 H Control jacks for Sony and other J AUDIO INPUT/OUTPUT section external equipment AUDIO IN/OUT jacks IR REMOTE IN/OUT (page 39, 42) jacks (page 76) Connect an IR repeater (not supplied) to IN to use the Multi-zone function. MULTI CHANNEL INPUT...
  • Page 18 MEM, then press the numeric buttons (wd) to select a preset number to which a station is stored during tuner operation. G SEN Accesses the home page of the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN), a network service provided by Sony. H WATCH, LISTEN (page 52) I PAGE +/–...
  • Page 19: Input Buttons

    1) 2) O m/M V Input buttons ./> Press one of the buttons to select the Press the buttons to operate the DVD equipment you want to use. When you player, Blu-ray Disc Player, CD player, press any of the input buttons, the receiver MD deck, tape deck, equipment turns on.
  • Page 20 A tactile dot is attached to these buttons (5/VIDEO 2, N, CH +). Use it as a mark of operation. Functions are available only for a USB input or a Sony Entertainment Network (SEN). Note The above explanations are intended to serve as...
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    Getting Started Read the following before you connect any equipment Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). Installing Speakers See “1: Installing speakers” (page 25). Connecting the monitor See “2: Connecting the monitor” (page 29). Connecting the video equipment The image quality depends on the connecting jack.
  • Page 22: Function For Conversion Of Video Signals

    Function for conversion of video signals This receiver is equipped with a function for converting video signals. • Composite video signals can be output as HDMI video and component video signals. • Component video signals can be output as HDMI video and video signals. As the factory default setting, video signals input from the connected equipment are output to the HDMI OUT or MONITOR OUT jacks as shown in the table below.
  • Page 23: Digital Audio Formats Supported By The Receiver

    Digital audio formats supported by the receiver Digital audio formats that this receiver can decode depend on digital audio input jacks of the equipment connected. This receiver supports the following audio formats. Connection between the playback equipment and the receiver Maximum number COAXIAL/ Audio format...
  • Page 24 Network/USB Type of content File format Extensions Music “.wav” 1) 2) 5) “.wma” “.mp3” 1) 2) 5) “.m4a” “.flac” FLAC Video 1) 2) “.mpg,” “.mpeg,” “.m2ts,” “.mts” MPEG-1 Video/PS 1) 3) MPEG-2 Video/PS, TS 1) 2) “.mkv,” “.mp4,” “.m4v,” “.m2ts,” “.mts” MPEG-4 AVC 1) 2) “.wmv,”...
  • Page 25: 1: Installing Speakers

    1: Installing speakers 7.1 channel speaker system This receiver allows you to use up to a 9.2 using surround back speakers channel system (9 speakers and two subwoofers). You can enjoy high fidelity reproduction of DVD or Blu-ray Disc software recorded sound in 6.1 channel or 7.1 channel format.
  • Page 26 6 channel speaker system Recommended speaker • Place the surround back speaker behind the placement seating position. 9 or 7 channel speaker system • The angle A shown in the illustration should be the same. Since the subwoofer does not emit highly directional signals, you can place it wherever you want.
  • Page 27: Connecting Speakers

    Connecting speakers Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead). FRONT B terminals A Monaural audio cord (not supplied) If you have an additional front speaker B Speaker cords (not supplied) system, connect it to the FRONT B terminals.
  • Page 28 You can connect two subwoofers to the receiver. The same signals are output from each of the PRE OUT SUBWOOFER jacks. You can loosen or tighten the SPEAKERS terminal easily using the supplied speaker cord connection tool. Loosen Speaker cord connection tool Tighten ZONE 2 connection...
  • Page 29: 2: Connecting The Monitor

    It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. A Optical digital cord (not supplied) E HDMI cable (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. C Video cord (not supplied) D Component video cord (not supplied)
  • Page 30 TV type Audio Return Channel Required cable (cord) (ARC) Video Audio HDMI equipped Compatible* – Incompatible A or B** Non-HDMI equipped – D or C A or B** * You can output the TV’s sound (multi-channel surround sound) from the receiver only by connecting the TV with an HDMI cable.
  • Page 31: 3: Connecting The Video Equipment

    If your equipment does not have an HDMI jack, see page 32. DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player Video/audio signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. * You can connect any equipment with HDMI output jacks to the HDMI IN jacks of the receiver.
  • Page 32 To connect equipment with jacks other than HDMI jacks It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. DVD player, Blu-ray Disc Player Audio signals Video signals A Coaxial digital cord (not supplied) B Audio cord (not supplied) C Video cord (not supplied) D Component video cord (not supplied)
  • Page 33 Connections required for playing video games PlayStation 3 (video game with an HDMI jack) Video/audio signals Audio signals Video signals Video game without an HDMI jack It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. A HDMI cable (not supplied) C Audio cord (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied)
  • Page 34 Connections required for watching programs via satellite broadcasting or via a cable TV Satellite tuner, Cable box with an HDMI jack Video/audio signals Audio signals Video signals Satellite tuner, Cable box without an HDMI jack It is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. A HDMI cable (not supplied) D Video cord (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied)
  • Page 35 Notes • When connecting optical digital cords, insert the plugs straight until they click into place. • Do not bend or tie optical digital cords. Connections required for watching content recorded on video tapes Audio signals Video signals A Audio cord (not supplied) B Video cord (not supplied)
  • Page 36 Connections required for watching content via a camcorder To the VIDEO 2 IN jacks Video/audio signals Camcorder without an HDMI jack Camcorder with an HDMI jack A Video/audio cord (not supplied) B HDMI cable (not supplied)
  • Page 37: Notes On Connecting Cables

    PRE properly. OUT jacks on this receiver. This signal • Sony recommends that you use an HDMI- supports Dolby Digital, DTS, DSD, and authorized cable or Sony HDMI cable. Linear PCM. For details, see “Digital audio formats supported by the receiver”...
  • Page 38: 4: Connecting The Audio Equipment

    CD player, Super Audio CD player Video/audio signals A HDMI cable (not supplied) We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable. * You can connect any equipment with HDMI output jacks to the HDMI IN jacks of the receiver.
  • Page 39 To connect equipment with jacks other than HDMI jacks If your Super Audio CD player is equipped with multi-channel output jacks, you can connect them to the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT jacks of this receiver to enjoy multi-channel sound. Alternatively, the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT jacks can be used to connect an external multi- channel decoder.
  • Page 40 Note on playing a Super Audio CD on a Super Audio CD player No sound is output when playing a Super Audio CD on a Super Audio CD player connected to only the COAXIAL SA-CD/CD IN jack on this receiver. When you play a Super Audio CD, connect the player to the MULTI CHANNEL INPUT or SA-CD/CD IN jacks, or connect a player which can output...
  • Page 41 Connections required for listening to the radio AM loop antenna (aerial) (supplied) FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied) Notes • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) away from the receiver and other equipment. • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna (aerial).
  • Page 42 Connections required for listening to the content recorded on MDs, cassette tapes or records For connecting an MD deck, it is not necessary to connect all the cords. Connect cords according to the jacks of your equipment. Turntable MD/Tape deck A Audio cord (not supplied) B Optical digital cord (not supplied) Notes...
  • Page 43: 5: Connecting The Ir Blaster

    IR blaster is placed just above or below the remote sensor. Remote sensors on Sony products are identified by the symbol. Note The IR blaster is equipped with double-sided sticker...
  • Page 44: 6: Making Connections For Using Lighting Control

    6: Making connections for using Lighting Control To operate Control4-compatible equipment with the supplied remote control, plug the supplied Lighting Control Adapter (UWA-C4Z) into the receiver. A Lighting Control Adapter (UWA-C4Z) (supplied) Note Do not remove the Lighting Control Adapter while the receiver is turned on.
  • Page 45: 7: Connecting To The Network

    7: Connecting to the network If you have an Internet connection, you can connect this receiver to the Internet. Configuration example The following illustration is a configuration example of a home network with the receiver, a computer. We recommend that you use a wired connection. Router Modem Internet...
  • Page 46: 8: Preparing The Receiver And The Remote Control

    • Make sure that the total power consumption of the equipment connected to the receiver’s AC 8: Preparing the receiver OUTLET(s) does not exceed the wattage stated on and the remote control the rear panel. Do not connect high-wattage electrical home appliances such as electric irons, fans, or TVs to this outlet.
  • Page 47: 9: Setting Up The Receiver Using The Easy Setup

    Inserting batteries into the 9: Setting up the receiver remote control using the Easy Setup Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries in the RM-AAU154 remote control. You can set the basic settings of the receiver Observe the correct polarity when installing easily by operating the receiver in accordance batteries.
  • Page 48 • If you connect a subwoofer with an auto connecting other types of speakers, set it to “4 Ω.” standby function, set it to off (deactivated). • When you connect front speakers to both the FRONT A and FRONT B terminals, connect the speakers with a nominal impedance of 8 ohms or higher.
  • Page 49: 10: Setting Up Connected Equipment

    However, there will be no problems, connected equipment. even if you continue to use the receiver with For a Sony Blu-ray Disc Player, check that that value. “Audio (HDMI),” “DSD Output Mode,” “Dolby Digital/DTS,” “Dolby Digital,” and To cancel the measurement “DTS”...
  • Page 50: 11: Preparing A Computer To Use As A Server

    11: Preparing a computer Guide to on-screen to use as a server display operation A server is a device which delivers content You can display the menu of the receiver on (music, photos, and videos) to a DLNA device the TV screen and select the function you want to use on the TV screen by pressing V/v/B/b on a home network.
  • Page 51: Using The Menu

    (page 72). Example: When you select “Watch.” Sound Effects Enables you to enjoy sound development provided by various Sony proprietary technologies or functions (page 62). Settings Enables you to adjust the settings of the receiver (page 97).
  • Page 52: Enjoying Images/sound From Connected Equipment

    Turn on the equipment and start playback. Enjoying images/sound When a Sony BD/DVD player or other device is equipped with the IR blaster, Enjoying images/sound you can turn them on or off. (Operation of all the devices is not guaranteed.)
  • Page 53: Usb Device/walkman

    Notes USB Device/WALKMAN • Do not remove the USB device during operation. To avoid data corruption or damage to the USB device, turn the receiver off when removing the You can play video/music/photo files on the USB device. connected USB device. •...
  • Page 54: Ipod/iphone

    Select “iPod (front),” then press iPod/iPhone The video/music files are listed on the TV screen. You can enjoy the music/video/photo and If you select “iPod (front)” on “My charge the battery of an iPod/iPhone via the Photo,” select a photo file using the receiver.
  • Page 55: Home Network (dlna)

    • Connect the receiver to your home network from this receiver. (page 45) • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that • Prepare other DLNA-certified equipment. data recorded to iPod/iPhone is lost or damaged For details, refer to the operating when using an iPod/iPhone connected to this instructions of the equipment.
  • Page 56 To play remote files by operating the receiver (Renderer) via a DLNA controller ® You can operate the receiver with a DLNA-certified controller, such as Windows Media Player 12, when playing files stored on a DLNA server. Computer This receiver (server, controller) (renderer) Control this receiver using a DLNA controller.
  • Page 57: Internet Video

    B Playing status bar Internet video Status bar, cursor indicating the current position, playing time, duration of the video file You can play back a variety of Internet content C Network condition indicator using the receiver. D Network transmission speed Connect the receiver to a E The next video file name network (page 45).
  • Page 58: Fm/am

    Available options FM/AM Item Details Favorites List Displays the Favorites List. You can listen to FM and AM broadcasts Add to Favorites Adds Internet content to the through the built-in tuner. Before operation, Favorites List. make sure you have connected the FM and Remove from Removes Internet content AM antennas (aerials) to the receiver...
  • Page 59: Direct Tuning

    Press V/v. V scans from lower to higher frequency stations and v for scanning higher to lower. SHIFT The receiver stops scanning whenever a station is received. Numeric buttons D.TUNING In case of poor FM stereo reception Tune in the station you want to listen to using Auto Tuning, Direct Tuning, or select the preset station you want (page 60).
  • Page 60: Tuning To Preset Stations

    Repeat steps 1 to 4 to program • The tuning scale for direct tuning is shown below. – FM band 100 kHz another station. – AM band 10 kHz* You can store stations as follows: * The AM tuning scale can be changed (page 61). •...
  • Page 61: Available Options

    Changing the AM tuning scale You can change the AM tuning scale to either 9 kHz or 10 kHz on the receiver. All preset stations will be erased when you change the tuning scale. TUNING Press ?/1 to turn off the receiver.
  • Page 62: Enjoying Sound Effects

    Enjoying Sound Effects Selecting the sound field Select “Sound Effects,” from the home menu, then press Select “Sound Field,” then press Select the sound field you want. Playing back with 2-channel sound You can switch the output sound to 2-channel sound regardless of the recording formats of the software you are using, the playback equipment connected, or the sound field settings of the receiver.
  • Page 63: Enjoying A Surround Effect For Movies

    Sound field Effect HD-D.C.S. HD Digital Cinema Sound (HD-D.C.S.) is Sony’s new innovative home theater technology using the latest acoustic and digital signal processing technologies. It is based on the precise response measurement data of a mastering studio. With HD-D.C.S., you are able to enjoy Blu-ray and DVD movies at home with not only the high quality of sound, but also the best sound ambience, just as the movie’s sound engineer intended in the mastering process.
  • Page 64 About the effect type for HD- D.C.S. HD-D.C.S. has three different types: Dynamic, Theater, and Studio. Each type has different reflection and reverberation sound mixture levels and is optimized to match a listener’s room uniqueness, taste and mood. x Dynamic The “Dynamic”...
  • Page 65: Enjoying A Surround Effect For Music

    Enjoying a surround effect for music You can take advantage of surround sound simply by selecting one of the receiver’s pre- programmed sound fields. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of concert halls into your home. Sound field Effect Berlin Philharmonic Hall Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Berlin Philharmonic Hall.
  • Page 66 About the effect level for speaker pattern you select, or with audio Concert Hall formats. • The receiver may play back signals at a You can set the reverberation level for the lower sampling frequency than the actual following sound fields: sampling frequency of the input signals, –...
  • Page 67: Using The Sound Optimizer Function

    Using the Sound Adjusting the equalizer Optimizer function You can use following parameters to adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble level) of front, The Sound Optimizer function imparts a sense surround/surround back and front high of presence and intensity of sound to playback speakers.
  • Page 68 To adjust all the speakers at one time (All EQ Adjustment) You can adjust the tonal quality (bass/treble) of all the speakers at one time. Select “Settings” from the home menu, then press Select “Audio Settings,” then press Select “Equalizer,” then press Select “All,”...
  • Page 69: Using The Universal Remote Control Function

    Operating the AV Using the Universal Remote equipment Control Function Press the appropriate button on the Selecting the equipment remote control to operate the you want to operate equipment. The receiver will transmit infrared commands By using the remote control supplied with the to operate the selected AV equipment via the receiver, you can control AV equipment, such IR blaster connected to the IR REMOTE OUT...
  • Page 70 Table of buttons available to operate the equipment Projector Blu-ray Disc Cable box Disc Changer Satellite VCR/MD/ Equipment Category Player/DVD Receiver Camcorder player/Game Button Numeric buttons GUIDE Color buttons INFO/OPTIONS RETURN/EXIT V/v/B/b, ./> N, X, x CH +/– MENU PAGE +/– Note The above buttons are typically set so they are available to operate the equipment.
  • Page 71: Turning Off All Connected Equipment (room Off)

    Control wizard, you can make settings required for Universal Remote Control of the AV equipment you want to use. The remote control is initially set to operate Sony products. Press HOME. Select “Settings,” then press Select “Home Control Settings,” then press...
  • Page 72: Using The Home Automation Function

    Using the Home Automation Function Saving various settings for the receiver and recalling those settings all at one time (Easy Automation) As well as the settings for the receiver operations, you can save various settings with the player, monitor, lighting, or curtain conditions at home, according to your listening and viewing style.
  • Page 73: Recalling The Settings Saved To The Scene

    “3: Party,” or “4: Night,” then Setting Default value press INFO/OPTIONS. item 1: Movie 2: Music 3: Party 4: Night HDMI Out No Select the menu you want, then Change Change Change Change press Party Mode No Change Change Change Menu Explanation Calibration...
  • Page 74: Lighting Control

    Selecting a lighting scene Lighting Control Select “Lighting” on the home You can operate Control4-compatible lighting menu. devices in your home via the on-screen GUI The lighting devices available are with the supplied remote control, or via “ES displayed. Remote” on your iPod touch/iPhone/Android smart phone.
  • Page 75 Setting up a lighting scene The Lighting Scenes wizard allows you to set up a lighting scene. There are 10 preset lighting scenes. You can set up a lighting scene by overwriting a preset scene. Select “Settings” from the home menu, then press Select “Home Control Settings,”...
  • Page 76: Using Multi-zone Features

    When using an IR repeater (not supplied), you can operate both a device in the main zone and Using Multi-zone Features Sony receiver in zone 2 or zone 3 from zone 2 or zone 3 using the remote control. What you can do with the...
  • Page 77 Setting the speakers in zone 2 is required (page 80). Main zone Zone 2 monitor IR REMOTE IN STR-DA5800ES ZONE 2 VIDEO OUT* ZONE 2 AUDIO OUT Remote control A IR repeater (not supplied) B Speakers C Other amplifier/receiver * You can also connect to the ZONE 2 COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jack.
  • Page 78 Note You can connect the HDMI ZONE 2 OUT jack directly to a TV in zone 2 (without any amplifier/receiver). It is recommended, however, that you connect a TV via an amplifier/receiver for higher audio/video capabilities, reducing possible effects on the main zone. When you select the same HDMI input for both the main zone and zone 2, the audio/video capabilities in the main zone will be limited in accordance with those in zone 2.
  • Page 79 Blue +11V White/Blue GREEN/Y (T) Green RED/Pr (R) White/Brown RED/Pr (T) Brown 2: Zone 3 connections Main zone Zone 3 IR REMOTE IN STR-DA5800ES ZONE 3 AUDIO OUT Remote control A IR repeater (not supplied) B Speakers C Other amplifier/receiver...
  • Page 80: Setting The Speakers In Zone 2

    Parameter Explanation Setting the speakers in Fixed The volume control is fixed to ±0 dB. Recommended zone 2 when using a device with the variable volume control. When the speakers in zone 2 are connected to the SURROUND BACK (ZONE 2) terminals of the receiver (page 76), make the setting so Setting the HDMI output that the sound selected in zone 2 is output from...
  • Page 81: Switching The Zone Setting Of The Remote Control

    Setting the priority for the main Switching the zone zone and zone 2 setting of the remote When the Zone2 Out function is enabled and control you select the same HDMI input for both the main zone and zone 2, there may be some The remote control is basically designed for interference on the audio and video signals in use in the main zone.
  • Page 82: Operating The Receiver From Another Zone (zone 2/zone 3 Operations)

    Press ZONE. Operating the receiver The remote control switches to zone 2 or zone 3. Change the zone setting of the from another zone remote control to zone 2 or zone 3 in advance (page 81). (ZONE 2/ZONE 3 operations) Press ?/1.
  • Page 83 INPUT ZONE 2 ZONE 3 MULTI IN My Music My Video My Photo Internet services For zone 2, HDMI signals, component video signals, analog video and audio signals are output. For zone 3, only analog audio signals are output. When you select SOURCE, the signals of the current input in the main zone are output.
  • Page 84: Using Other Features

    We recommend that you connect the receiver to products featuring “BRAVIA” Sync. features Notes • The following features may operate with non-Sony equipment. However, compatibility with all non- What is “BRAVIA” Sync? Sony equipment is not guaranteed. – System Power-Off “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 85: System Audio Control

    (page 36). However, you do not need to perform these steps If you use a Sony camcorder, the TV is when you use an HDMI IN 1, IN 2, IN 3, or IN 9 jack.
  • Page 86: Remote Easy Control

    the receiver, the sound is output from the TV Scene setting on the TV Sound field speaker. Graphics A.F.D. Auto • When you adjust the TV volume, the System Audio Control function adjusts the receiver’s volume simultaneously. Home Theater Control You can also operate this function using the TV menu.
  • Page 87: Switching The Monitors That Output The Hdmi Video Signals

    HDMI signals from You can also use the HDMI OUT button the receiver’s HDMI OUT A on the receiver. jack. Sony recommends this setting if you use a TV that is compatible with “BRAVIA” Sync. This setting saves power in standby mode compared with the “On”...
  • Page 88: Switching Between Digital And Analog Audio

    Parameter Explanation Switching between When the receiver is in standby mode, the receiver digital and analog audio outputs HDMI signals from the receiver’s HDMI OUT A jack. When you connect equipment to both digital and analog audio input jacks on the receiver, The receiver does not output HDMI signals when in you can fix the audio input mode to either of...
  • Page 89: Using Other Video/audio Input Jacks

    Select the audio and/or video • OPT Appears only when an optical jack is signals you want to assign to assigned to the input and selects the each input. optical input jack automatically. Notes • COAX • If you assign an input to any of the HDMI IN 1 to Appears only when a coaxial jack is IN 9 jacks in “Video Input Assign”...
  • Page 91: Preview For Hdmi

    Notes Preview for HDMI • When you assign the digital audio input, the INPUT MODE setting may change automatically. • When you assign a video input to the component or You can turn on a live picture-in-picture composite input, and an audio input to the HDMI preview of HDMI inputs connected to this input, component or composite video signals are receiver.
  • Page 92: Operating The Receiver Using A Smartphone

    Tips Operating the receiver • This function does not work under the following conditions: using a smartphone – An HDMI device is not connected. – A specific HDMI device is connected while its power is off. You can operate the receiver using a –...
  • Page 93: Using The Sleep Timer

    To check the remaining time before the other Sony equipment is operated accidentally receiver turns off, press SLEEP. The by the same remote control, when you are...
  • Page 94: The Receiver

    The command modes of both the receiver and Switching the command mode of the remote control are those of the factory the remote control default setting (COMMAND MODE AV2). The receiver and the remote control, on the contrary, should use the same command mode. RM SET If the command modes of the receiver and the remote control are different, you cannot use...
  • Page 95: Using A Bi-amplifier Connection

    • Make the bi-amplifier settings before you perform the Auto Calibration function. Using a bi-amplifier • If you make the bi-amplifier settings, the speaker connection level, balance, and equalizer settings of the surround back speakers become invalid, and those of the front speakers are used. If you are not using surround back speakers •...
  • Page 96: Reverting Back To The Factory Default Settings

    Reverting back to the factory default settings You can clear all memorized settings and revert the receiver back to the factory default settings by performing the following procedure. This procedure can also be used to initialize the receiver before you use it for the first time.
  • Page 97: Adjusting Settings

    Select the menu item you want, then press to access the Adjusting Settings menu item. Using the setting menu Example: When you select “Audio Settings.” You can adjust the various settings for speakers, surround effects, multi-zone, etc., using the setting menu. Select the parameter you want, then press to enter.
  • Page 98 Setting menu list Settings Easy Setup (page 100) Speaker Settings Auto Calibration (page 100) Auto Calibration Setup Position Calibration Type User Reference Edit Front Reference Type Speaker Pair Match Name In Automatic Phase Matching Speaker Connection Virtual Front High Center Speaker Lift Up Surround Speaker Position Speaker Relocation Speaker Setup...
  • Page 99 HDMI Settings (Input name) (page 114) Subwoofer Level Audio Out H.A.T.S. Control for HDMI Pass Through Zone2 Out Priority Fast View Input Settings Input Edit (page 116) Audio Input Assign Video Input Assign Network Settings Internet Settings (page 117) Connection Server Settings Renderer Options Renderer Access Control External Control...
  • Page 100: Easy Setup

    Easy Setup Speaker Settings Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic You can set up your viewing environment settings. Follow the on-screen instructions (with the speaker system you are using) either (page 47). automatically or manually. Auto Calibration Performs the D.C.A.C. (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) function.
  • Page 101 • Engineer Select the “User Reference Edit” in the Sets the frequency to match that of the Calibration Type menu, then press Sony listening room standard. • Front Reference Adjust the frequency. Adjusts the characteristics of all the To set the pair match mode for the...
  • Page 102: Speaker Connection

    • You cannot set “SP Pair Matching” to “ALL” when Speaker Connection you select “Front Reference” for the “Calibration Type” (page 101). Lets you adjust each speaker manually. You can also adjust the speaker levels after Easy To name the Position Setup is completed.
  • Page 103: Speaker Relocation

    Note Speaker Relocation • This function does not work in the following cases: – There are no surround speakers. Lets you calibrate speaker positioning – “MULTI IN” is selected. (configuration angle of each speaker from the – “2ch Analog Direct” is selected. measurement position) to improve the –...
  • Page 104: Speaker Setup

    You can adjust the front left level from Drawing of the relocated speaker placement FL–10.0 dB to FL+10.0 dB in 0.5 dB intervals. You can also adjust the front right level from FR–10.0 dB to FR+10.0 dB in 0.5 dB intervals. To adjust the distance from the seating position to each speaker...
  • Page 105: Test Tone

    Notes Test Tone • When headphones are connected, Size and Distance cannot be set. Lets you select the test tone type on the Test • The surround back speakers will be set to the same Tone screen. setting as that of the surround speakers. •...
  • Page 106: Speaker Impedance

    Adjust “Level,” then press Note • This function does not work in the following cases. – “MULTI IN” is selected. To output the source sound – Headphones are connected. from adjacent speakers – There is a center speaker. You can output the source sound from adjacent speakers so that you can adjust the balance Speaker Impedance between the speakers.
  • Page 107: Audio Settings

    (* for the center speaker only.) Digital Legato Linear (D.L.L.) LFE Time Alignment The D.L.L. function is Sony proprietary The LFE Time Alignment function allows you technology that allows low quality digital to shift the output timing of the LFE channel audio signals and analog audio signals to be by –20ms (delay) to +20ms (forward) for other...
  • Page 108: Dynamic Range Compressor

    x Main/Sub x Off Sound of the main language will be output Does not activate the low-pass filter. through the front left speaker, and sound of the x On sub language will be output through the front Always activates the low-pass filter with a right speaker simultaneously.
  • Page 109: Sound Field

    You can set the function for each input independently. x PCM When signals from the DIGITAL IN jack are selected, PCM signals are given priority (to prevent interruption when playback starts). However, when other signals are input, there may be no sound, depending on the format. In this case, set this item to “Auto.”...
  • Page 110: Video Settings

    Video Settings You can adjust settings for video. Resolution (Converting video signals) Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signals and output the converted signals. x Direct x 480p/576p Lets you output analog video input signals x 720p directly.
  • Page 111 Output from “Resolution” HDMI OUT MONITOR MONITOR VIDEO menu setting jacks COMPONENT OUT jack Input from VIDEO OUT jacks 480i/576i, 480p/ HDMI IN jacks – – – 576p COMPONENT VIDEO IN – jacks VIDEO IN jacks – 720p, 1080i HDMI IN jacks –...
  • Page 112: Zone Resolution

    Zone Resolution Lets you convert the resolution of analog video input signal in zone 2. x Direct x 720p x 480i/576i x 1080i x 480p/576p Output from “Zone HDMI OUT ZONE 2 ZONE 2 VIDEO Resolution” jacks COMPONENT OUT jack Input from menu setting VIDEO OUT jacks...
  • Page 113: Playback Resolution

    Playback Resolution This function targets content via a USB device, a home network, and Internet video. x 480i/576i x 1080i x 480p/576p x 1080p x 720p Output HDMI OUT MONITOR MONITOR ZONE 2 ZONE 2 video jacks COMPONENT VIDEO OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT resolution...
  • Page 114: Hdmi Settings

    3D Output Settings HDMI Settings This function targets content via a USB You can adjust the required settings for device, a home network, and Internet video. equipment connected to the HDMI jacks. x Auto Select this to display 3D compatible content in Subwoofer Level Lets you set the level of the subwoofer to 0 dB x Off...
  • Page 115: Control For Hdmi

    The time lag depends on the sound source. • The H.A.T.S. function of this receiver works when Lets you enable or disable the HDMI ZONE 2 a Sony SCD-XA5400ES is connected to the OUT jacks. receiver. • While the H.A.T.S. function is working, sound is x Off not output from the front high speakers.
  • Page 116: Input Settings

    x Main Only x Icon You can enjoy good audio and video quality in Sets the icon displayed on the Watch/Listen the main zone. There is no output in zone 2. menu. Note x Name This function is enabled only when “Zone2 Out” is Sets the name displayed on the Watch/Listen set to “On.”...
  • Page 117: Network Settings

    Renderer Access Control Network Settings Lets you set whether or not to accept You can adjust the settings for the network. commands from DLNA controllers. Internet Settings External Control Lets you check or change the network settings. Lets you turn the function which controls the You can change the settings for the following receiver from “ES Remote”...
  • Page 118: Internet Services Settings

    Internet Video Unrated Internet Services Lets you set whether or not access to allow Settings playback of unrated Internet videos. x Allow Parental Control Password Allows the playback of unrated Internet videos. Lets you set or change the password for the parental control function.
  • Page 119: Home Control Settings

    Control and Lighting Control features. To find a local Control4 dealer and upgrade your receiver to full Control4 Automation, go to TV Control Lets you set up a connection between a display device and the receiver via an IR blaster, so that the remote control of the receiver can operate the device.
  • Page 120: Zone Settings

    Select “Volume,” then press Zone Settings Adjust the volume, then press You can adjust settings for the main zone, zone Zone Setup 2 or zone 3. To preset the volume for main Zone Control zone/zone 2 You can preset the volume of turning the To turn the power on or off for power on for each zone.
  • Page 121: System Settings

    x Off System Settings Lets you turn off output of 12V triggers even when the main receiver is turned on. You can customize the settings of the receiver. x Ctrl Lets you turn the output of 12V triggers on or off manually using the control command of an Language external control device.
  • Page 122: Network Update

    For information about update functions, refer to the following web site: Software Update Notification Lets you set whether or not to inform you of The GUI and display window of the receiver newer software version information on the TV are turned off, and the lamp above the ?/1 ON/ screen.
  • Page 123: Operating Without Using The Gui

    Press V/v repeatedly to select Operating without using the menu, then press the GUI Press V/v repeatedly to select the menu item, then press You can operate the receiver using the display The parameter appears in brackets. window of the receiver even if the TV is not connected to the receiver.
  • Page 124 Menu list (in the display window) The following options are available in each menu. “xx…” in the table signifies the parameter for each item. Menu Item Parameter AUTO AUTO CAL START ? CALIBRATION 5 4 3 2 1 MEASURING: TONE MEASURING: T.S.P.
  • Page 125 Menu Item Parameter LEVEL TEST TONE [xxxxxxxx] OFF, L to RH (AUTO), L to RH (FIX) SETTINGS PHASE NOISE [xxxxxxx] OFF, L/R, L/C, C/R, R/SR, SR/SBR, SR/SB, SBR/SBL, SR/SL, SB/SL, SBL/SL, SL/L, LH/RH, L/SR, SL/R, L/RH, LH/R PHASE AUDIO [xxxxxxx] OFF, L/R, L/C, C/R, R/SR, SR/SBR, SR/SB, SBR/SBL, SR/SL, SB/SL, SBL/SL, SL/L, LH/RH, L/SR, SL/R, L/RH, LH/R...
  • Page 126 Menu Item Parameter SPEAKER SP PATTERN [xxxxx] 5/4.1 to 2/0 (28 patterns) SETTINGS VIRTUAL FH [xxx] ON, OFF CENTER LIFT UP [xxx] OFF, 1 to 10 SUR POSITION [xxxxx] BACK, FRONT SP RELOCATION [xxxxx] TypeA, TypeB, OFF FRONT SIZE [xxxxx] LARGE, SMALL CENTER SIZE [xxxxx] LARGE, SMALL...
  • Page 127 Menu Item Parameter INPUT NAME IN ? [xxxxxxxx] SETTINGS INPUT SKIP ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxx] SHOWN, HIDDEN HDMI AUDIO ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] HDMI VIDEO ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] DIGITAL A.ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] COMPONENT V.ASSIGN ? xxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxx] SUR SETTINGS HD-DCS TYPE [xxxxxxx] DYNAMIC, THEATER, STUDIO EFFECT LEVEL [xxxx] HIGH, MID, LOW...
  • Page 128 Menu Item Parameter AUDIO D.L.L. [xxxxx] AUTO2, AUTO1, OFF SETTINGS S.OPTIMIZER [xxxxxx] NORMAL, LOW, OFF LFE TIME [xxxxxms] –20.0 ms to +20.0 ms (0.5 ms Interval) S.WOOFER LPF [xxx] ON, OFF S.WOOFER MUTING [xxx] ON, OFF A/V SYNC [xxxxxxxxx] HDMI AUTO, 0 ms to 1200 ms (10 ms interval) DUAL MONO [xxxxxxxx] MAIN/SUB, MAIN, SUB...
  • Page 129 To change the display The display panel provides various information of the receiver status such as sound field. Select the input for which you want to check the information. Press DISPLAY MODE on the receiver repeatedly. Each time you press DISPLAY MODE, the display will change as follows.
  • Page 130: Additional Information

    • Before operating the receiver, check that the concerning your receiver, please consult your operating voltage is identical with your local nearest Sony dealer. power supply. The operating voltage is indicated on the nameplate on the back of the receiver.
  • Page 131: Troubleshooting

    There is no picture or an unclear problem. Should any problem persist, consult picture appears on the TV screen or your nearest Sony dealer. monitor, regardless of type of picture. • Select the appropriate input on the receiver (page 52).
  • Page 132 When you select “My Video,” “My output. Music,” “My Photo,” “Internet Video,” • GUI and upconverted video signals will “Internet Music,” “Network,” or “Sony not be output from the HDMI ZONE 2 Entertainment Network” from the OUT jack. Watch/Listen menu, no picture is •...
  • Page 133 • When the Zone2 Out function is enabled The Pass Through function does not and you select the same HDMI input for work. both the main zone and zone 2, there may • “HDMI B” or “Off” is selected. Select be some interference on the audio and “HDMI A”...
  • Page 134 HDMI input • Make sure you have connected both the L and R jacks to a monaural device, analog • When “2ch Analog Direct” is being used, device requires both L and R jack the sound is not output. Use other sound connections.
  • Page 135 Analog 2 channel input • If the TV does not have System Audio Control function, set the “Audio Out” • Check to make sure the selected audio settings in the HDMI Settings menu to (analog) input jack is not assigned to other –...
  • Page 136 The MULTI CHANNEL DECODING lamp The H.A.T.S. function does not work. does not light up in blue. • “Audio Out” is set to “TV+AMP.” Select • Check that the playback equipment is “AMP” for “Audio Out.” connected on a digital jack and the input is •...
  • Page 137: Usb Device

    • Press DISPLAY MODE on the receiver so • The number of files in a folder has that the frequency appears on the display exceeded 500 (including folders). window. • Files that are encrypted or protected by passwords, etc. cannot be played back. •...
  • Page 138 – Is the settings to make sure that they iPod/iPhone match the router’s settings (DHCP or fixed IP address)? The iPod/iPhone cannot be charged. • When using a computer, check the • Check that the receiver is turned on. following: •...
  • Page 139 Control for HDMI function may not • Picture/sound quality may be improved by work properly for a while. This is because changing the connection speed. Sony the equipment connected to the HDMI recommends a connection speed of at least OUT A jack must re-recognize the 2.5 Mbps for standard definition video and...
  • Page 140: Universal Remote Control

    • Remove any obstacles in the path between face different directions or use an IR shield the remote control and the receiver. on the other Sony product to shield the IR • Replace all the batteries in the remote from interference from the receiver IR control with new ones, if they are weak.
  • Page 141: Error Messages

    You can check the status of the receiver by the message. See the following to solve the problem. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. PROTECTOR The receiver is covered and ventilation holes are blocked. The receiver will automatically turn off after a few seconds.
  • Page 142 Message list after Auto Calibration measurement Display Explanation Code 30 Headphones are connected. Remove the headphones and perform auto calibration again. Code 31 SPEAKERS (A/B/A+B/OFF) is set to OFF. Set to other speaker settings and reperform the measurement. Code 32 None of the speakers were detected.
  • Page 143: Specifications

    (4 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, Refer to the following web site for details of THD 0.15%): the latest information on the receiver. 130 W + 130 W Reference Power Output (8 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7%) FRONT: 140 W + 140 W...
  • Page 144 AM tuner section Frequency response Tuning scale Tuning range PHONO RIAA equalization curve ± 1.0 dB (20 Hz – 10 kHz step 530 kHz – 1,710 kHz 20 kHz) 9 kHz step 531 kHz – 1,710 kHz MULTI CHANNEL 10 Hz – 100 kHz INPUT, SA-CD/CD, ±...
  • Page 145 HDMI Video Input/Output (HDMI Repeater block) Format Frame packing Side-by-Side Over-Under (Half) (Top-and-Bottom) 4096 × 2160p @ 23.98/24 Hz – – – 3840 × 2160p @ 29.97/30 Hz – – – 3840 × 2160p @ 25 Hz – – – 3840 ×...
  • Page 146 General Power requirements 120 V AC, 60 Hz Power consumption 500 W Power consumption (during standby mode) 0.5 W (When “Control for HDMI” (page 115), “Pass Through” (page 115), “Network Standby” (page 117), and “RS232C Control” (page 122) are set to “Off,”...
  • Page 147: Index

    Index Symbols Changing the display 129 Clear U SIGNAL GND terminal 42 receiver 96 Concertgebouw Amsterdam 65 Numerics Connection Server Settings 117 12V Trigger 120 Connections 2 channel 62 antenna (aerial) 41 2ch Analog Direct 62 audio equipment 38 2ch Stereo (mode) 62 monitor 29 3D Output Settings 114 Network 45...
  • Page 148 Mid 67 Movie 63 GUI (Graphical User Interface) 29 Movie Height 63 Multi Zone 76 Music 65 H.A.T.S. 115 Musikverein Vienna 65 HD-D.C.S. 63 Muting 52 HD-D.C.S. (Effect type) 64 HDMI Settings 114 Home Control Settings 119 Name In 102 Home Theater Control 86 Name Input 60 Neo:X (Cinema) 63...
  • Page 149 Resetting TONE 12 receiver 96 Treble 67 Resolution 110 Tuning 59 ROOM OFF 71 Turntable 42 RS232C Control 122 TV Control 119 TV Type 114 Satellite tuner 34 Scene Select 86 Up converting 22 Screen Format 114 USB 53 Server User Reference Edit 101 Preparing 50 Setting menu 97...
  • Page 150 ©2012 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...
  • Page 151 Raccordez tous les cordons d’alimentation e n dernier lieu Turning on the r eceiver Mise sous tension de l’ampli- tuner Setting up the r eceiver Configuration de l ’ampli-tuner © 2012 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia © 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 152 IR blaster (fourni) Set up the Blu-ray Disc Player so that it is able to output multi-channel audio signals. For a Sony Blu-ray Disc Player, check that “Audio (HDMI),” “DSD Output Mode,” “Dolby Digital/DTS,” “Dolby Digital,” and “DTS” are set to “Auto,” “On,” “Bitstream,” “Dolby Digital,” and “DTS,” respectively (as of August 1, 2012).

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