Sound Bar
Operating Instructions
HT-CT370/HT-CT770
WARNING
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or
built-in cabinet.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation opening of the
appliance with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.
Do not expose the appliance to naked flame sources (for example,
lighted candles).
Notice for customers: the following information is
only applicable to equipment sold in countries
applying EU directives.
This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Corporation,
1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries related to
product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be
addressed to the authorized representative, Sony Deutschland GmbH,
Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or
guarantee matters, please refer to the addresses provided in the
separate service or guarantee documents.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance
to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, on the appliance.
The unit is not disconnected from the mains as long as it is connected to
the AC outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the mains, connect
the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
immediately.
Do not expose batteries or appliances with battery-installed to excessive
heat, such as sunshine and fire.
Indoor use only.
For the Bar Speaker
The nameplate is located on the bottom.
Recommended cables
Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used for
connection to host computers and/or peripherals.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits set
out in the EMC Directive using a connection cable shorter than 3 meters.
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Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this equipment is in compliance with
the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive
1999/5/EC.
For details, please access the following URL:
http://www.compliance.sony.de/
Picture perfect sound
Sound Bar with wireless subwoofer - Bring your movie and music
experience to life.
Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic
Equipment (Applicable in the
European Union and other European
countries with separate collection
systems)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging
indicates that this product shall not be treated as
household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to
the applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed
of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for
the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by
inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials
will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information
about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office,
your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased
the product.
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand over the product
at end-of-life to the applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment.
For all other batteries, please view the section on how to remove the
battery from the product safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable
collection point for the recycling of waste batteries.
For more detailed information about recycling of this product or battery,
please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased the product.
Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in
the European Union and other European
countries with separate collection
systems)
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates
that the battery provided with this product shall not be
treated as household waste.
On certain batteries this symbol might be used in combination with a
chemical symbol. The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are
added if the battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004%
lead.
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help
prevent potentially negative consequences for the environment and
human health which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
handling of the battery. The recycling of the materials will help to
conserve natural resources.
In case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons
require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this
battery should be replaced by qualified service staff only.
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Table of contents
Useful functions
Installing the Bar Speaker on a wall ......................................5
Using the Control for HDMI function ..................................... 7
Using “BRAVIA” Sync features ...............................................8
Controlling the system using a smartphone or tablet device
(SongPal) ...........................................................................9
Adjusting the settings ...........................................................11
Linking the system (LINK) .................................................... 13
Miscellaneous
Precautions .......................................................................... 14
BLUETOOTH wireless technology ........................................ 16
Troubleshooting ................................................................... 17
Parts and controls ................................................................20
Specifications .......................................................................26
Refer to the supplied Startup Guide for setup and basic
operations.
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Useful functions
You can install the Bar Speaker on a wall.
Notes
AC power cord (mains lead)
Screw (supplied)
 Prepare screws (not supplied) that are suitable for the wall material and
strength. As a plasterboard wall is especially fragile, attach the screws
securely to two studs in the wall beam. Install the Bar Speaker
horizontally, hung by screws in studs in a continuous flat section of the
wall.
 Be sure to subcontract the installation to Sony dealers or licensed
contractors and pay special attention to safety during the installation.
 Sony shall not be held responsible for accidents or damage caused by
improper installation, insufficient wall strength, improper screw
installation or natural calamity, etc.
Wall mounting bracket (supplied)
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Useful functions
Installing the Bar Speaker on a wall
Fix the supplied wall mounting brackets to the bracket fixing
holes on the bottom of the Bar Speaker with the supplied
screws so that the surface of each wall mounting bracket is as
shown in the illustration.
Fix the two wall mounting brackets to the left and right fixing
holes on the bottom of the Bar Speaker.
2
Prepare screws (not supplied) that are suitable for the holes
on the back of the wall mounting brackets.
4 mm
4
Hang the wall mounting brackets fixed on the Bar Speaker on
the screws.
Align the holes in the wall mounting brackets with the screws,
then hang the Bar Speaker on the two screws.
More than 25 mm
4.4 mm
9.8 mm
Hole on the wall mounting bracket
3
Fasten the screws to two studs in the wall.
The screws should protrude 6 to 7 mm.
HT-CT370: 652 mm
HT-CT770: 605 mm
6 to 7 mm
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Tip
The Bar Speaker automatically detects whether it is mounted on a wall or
positioned flat, and it optimizes the sound for its orientation.
Using the Control for HDMI function
When you activate the equipment (Blu-ray Disc™ player,
“PlayStation®4,” etc.) connected to the system with a High Speed
HDMI cable, the connected TV is turned on automatically and the
input signal of the system is switched to the appropriate HDMI input.
Notes
 The
System Power Off
When you turn off the TV, the system and the connected equipment
will turn off automatically.
above features may not operate with certain equipment.
 Depending on the settings of the connected equipment, the Control for
HDMI function may not work correctly. Refer to the operating
instructions of the equipment.
System Audio Control
If you turn on the system while you are watching the TV, the TV
sound will be output from the speakers of the system automatically.
The volume of the system will be adjusted when you adjust the
volume using the TV’s remote control.
If the TV sound was output from the speakers of the system the last
time you watched the TV, the system will be turned on automatically
when you turn on the TV again.
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
If the TV is compatible with the Audio Return Channel (ARC)
technology, a High Speed HDMI cable connection will also allow
sending digital audio signals from the TV to the system. You do not
need to make a separate audio connection for listening to TV sound
from the system.
The ARC function is enabled by setting “ARC (Audio return channel)”
to “ON” (page 12). The default setting is “ON.”
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Useful functions
By using the Control for HDMI function, and connecting equipment
that is compatible with the Control for HDMI function via a High
Speed HDMI cable, operation is simplified with the features below.
The Control for HDMI function is enabled by setting “CTRL (Control
for HDMI)” to “ON” (page 12). The default setting is “ON.”
One-Touch Play
If the connected equipment is not compatible with copyrightprotection technology (HDCP), the image and/or the sound from
the HDMI OUT jack of this system may be distorted or may not be
output. In such a case, check the specifications of the connected
equipment.
 When “TV” is selected as the input source of the system, video
signals via one of the HDMI IN 1/2/3 jacks selected last time are
output from the HDMI OUT jack.
 This system supports Deep Color, “x.v.Colour,” 3D, and 4K
transmission.
 To enjoy 3D images, connect a 3D-compatible TV and video
equipment (Blu-ray Disc player, “PlayStation®4,” etc.) to the system
using High Speed HDMI cables, put on 3D glasses, and then play
back a 3D-compatible Blu-ray Disc, etc.
 To enjoy 4K images, the TV and players that are connected to the
system must be compatible with 4K images.
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Using “BRAVIA” Sync features
The original Sony functions listed below can also be used with
products that are compatible with “BRAVIA” Sync.
Power save
If a “BRAVIA” Sync-compatible TV is connected to the system, the
power consumption will be reduced in standby mode by stopping
HDMI signal transmission when the TV is turned off with the passthrough function* of the system set to “AUTO” (page 12).
The default setting is “AUTO.”
If any TV other than “BRAVIA” is connected, set the item to “ON”
(page 12).
* The pass-through function for HDMI signals is used to output the
signals from the HDMI OUT jack of this system even if it is in standby
mode.
Notes on HDMI connections
Use a High Speed HDMI cable. If you use a Standard HDMI cable,
1080p, Deep Color, 3D, and 4K images may not be displayed
properly.
 Use an HDMI-authorized cable.
Use a Sony High Speed HDMI cable with the Cable Type Logo.
 We do not recommend using an HDMI-DVI conversion cable.
 Check the setup of the connected equipment if an image is poor or
the sound does not come out of the equipment connected via the
HDMI cable.
 Audio signals (sampling frequency, bit length, etc.) transmitted
from an HDMI jack may be suppressed by the connected
equipment.
 Sound may be interrupted when the sampling frequency or the
number of channels of audio output signals from the playback
equipment is switched.

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Controlling the system using a smartphone
or tablet device (SongPal)

1
2
3
4
5
6
Press the  (on/standby) button on the remote control.
The display of the Bar Speaker lights.
Search for “SongPal” with the Android device and download
that application.
Run “SongPal” then follow the on-screen instructions.
After the BLUETOOTH connection display appears on the
Android device, press the PAIRING button on the remote
control.
The lamp (blue) flashes quickly during BLUETOOTH pairing.
Select “SONY:HT-CT370” or “SONY:HT-CT770” from the
BLUETOOTH device list of the Android device.
When the connection has been established, the lamp (blue) of
the Bar Speaker lights.
Operate the system with the display of the connected
Android device.
PAIRING
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Useful functions
“SongPal” is the application to operate the system with your
smartphone or tablet, etc.
“SongPal” is available from either Google Play™ or App Store.
This function is enabled by setting “BT PWR (BLUETOOTH power)” to
“ON” (page 12). The default setting is “ON.”
When using an Android™ device
One-Touch connection using the Android device with the
NFC function built-in (NFC)
1
2
Perform steps 1 to 3 of “When using an Android device.”
After the BLUETOOTH connection display appears on the
Android device, touch the Android device with the N mark of
the Bar Speaker.
When the connection has been established, the lamp (blue) of
the Bar Speaker lights.
When using an iPhone/iPod touch
1
2
3
4
5
Lamp (blue)
3
Operate the system with the display of the Android device.
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Press the  (on/standby) button on the remote control.
The display of the Bar Speaker lights.
Press the PAIRING button on the remote control.
The lamp (blue) of the Bar Speaker flashes quickly during
BLUETOOTH pairing.
Set the iPhone/iPod touch to pairing mode and select
“SONY:HT-CT370” or “SONY:HT-CT770” from the BLUETOOTH
device list on the iPhone/iPod touch.
When the connection has been established, the lamp (blue) of
the Bar Speaker lights.
Search for “SongPal” with the connected iPhone/iPod touch
and download that application.
Run “SongPal” then operate the system with the display of
the iPhone/iPod touch.
Adjusting the settings
You can set the following items with the AMP MENU button on the remote control.
Your settings are retained even if you disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
 (return)/
  (select)/
 (proceed)/
(enter)
Menu
LEVEL
Function
DRC
(Dynamic range control)
AUTO
BASS
Low sound is emphasized. The setting can be changed from –6 to
+6 in units of 1.
0
TREBLE
High sound is emphasized. The setting can be changed from –6 to
+6 in units of 1.
0
SYNC
(AV sync)
You can adjust the sound when the image and the sound are not
in sync. (ON/OFF)
OFF
DUAL
(Dual mono)
You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound of Dolby Digital audio.
(M/S (main and sub channels)/MAIN (main channel)/SUB (sub
channel))
MAIN
AAV
(Advanced auto volume)
Reduces the volume discrepancies between different programs or
between programs and commercials. (ON/OFF)
OFF
EFFECT
(Sound effect)
ON: The sound of the selected sound field is played. It is
recommended to use this setting.
OFF: The input source is down-mixed for 2 channels.
Note: When “EFFECT (Sound effect)” is set to “OFF,” “EFFECT (Sound
effect)” is automatically set to “ON” when you change the
SOUND FIELD setting.
ON
AMP MENU
TONE
AUDIO
Default
You can enjoy Dolby Digital sound at low sound volumes. (ON/
AUTO/OFF)
ON: Compresses sound in accordance with the compression
information contained in the content.
AUTO: Automatically compresses sound encoded in Dolby TrueHD.
OFF: Sound is not compressed.
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Useful functions
1 Press the AMP MENU button on the remote control to display the amplifier menu window on the display of
the Bar Speaker.
2 Select the desired setting, using the  (return)/  (select)/ (proceed) button, and press the
(enter)
button.
3 Press the AMP MENU button to exit the amplifier menu window.
Menu
HDMI
Function
To switch the Control for HDMI function on or off. (ON/OFF)
Refer to “Using the Control for HDMI function” (page 7) for details.
ON
P. THRU
(Pass through)
To set the power saving mode of the pass-through function for
HDMI signals. (AUTO/ON)
AUTO: Outputs signals from the HDMI OUT jack of the system in
standby mode according to the status of the TV. This setting
saves power in standby mode compared with the “ON”
setting.
ON: Always outputs signals from the HDMI OUT jack in standby
mode. If any TV other than “BRAVIA” is connected, use the
system with the “ON” setting.
Note: This item appears only when “CTRL (Control for HDMI)” is set
to “ON.”
AUTO
To listen to digital sound from a TV compatible with the Audio
Return Channel (ARC) technology that is connected using a High
Speed HDMI cable. (ON/OFF)
Note: This item appears only when “CTRL (Control for HDMI)” is set
to “ON.”
ON
BT PWR
(BLUETOOTH power)
To switch the BLUETOOTH function of this system on and off. (ON/
OFF)
Note: If you change the setting to “OFF,” the BLUETOOTH function
and the NFC function become disabled.
ON
BT.STBY
(BLUETOOTH standby)
When the system has pairing information, the system is in the
BLUETOOTH standby mode even when it is turned off. (ON/OFF)
ON
AAC
(Advanced audio
coding)
To set whether or not the system will use AAC via BLUETOOTH.
(ON/OFF)
Note: If you change the setting when the system is connected with
a BLUETOOTH device, the system will be disconnected from
the device.
ON
A. STBY
(Auto standby)
To switch the AUTO POWER OFF function on or off. (ON/OFF) The
system turns off automatically when no operation has been made
within a certain period (about 20 minutes) and the system is not
receiving an input signal.
ON
VER
(Version)
To display the current firmware version.
SYS.RST
(System cold reset)
To reset menus and settings (sound fields, etc.) of the system to
the initial status when it does not work properly.
Refer to “Troubleshooting” (page 19) for details.
–
LINK
To link the wireless sound system again (page 13).
–
RF CHK
To check whether the wireless sound system of the system can
communicate or not. (OK/NG)
–
 (return)/
  (select)/
 (proceed)/
(enter)
ARC
(Audio return channel)
AMP MENU
SET BT
SYSTEM
WS
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Default
CTRL
(Control for HDMI)
–
Set up the wireless subwoofer connection again.
Linking the system (LINK)
1
2
4
 (return)/
  (select)/
 (proceed)/
(enter)
5
AMP MENU
On/standby lamp
On/standby lamp
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HT-CT770
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Select “WS” with the   (select) button then press the
(enter) or  (proceed) button.
Select “LINK” with the   (select) button then press the
(enter) or  (proceed) button.
When “START” appears on the display of the Bar Speaker,
press the
(enter) button.
“SEARCH” appears, and the Bar Speaker searches for equipment
that can be used with Link. Proceed to the next step within 1
minute.
To quit the Link function during a search for equipment, press
the  (return) button.
Press the LINK button on the subwoofer with the point of a
pen, etc.
The on/standby lamp on the subwoofer lights in green. “OK”
appears on the display of the Bar Speaker.
If “FAILED” appears, check to ensure the subwoofer is turned on
and perform the process again from step 1.
Press the AMP MENU button.
The amplifier menu turns off.
LINK button
LINK button
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Press the AMP MENU button on the remote control.
 Do not place anything at the rear of the Bar Speaker and subwoofer that
might block the ventilation holes and cause malfunctions.
Miscellaneous
Precautions
On safety
 Should any solid
object or liquid fall into the system, unplug the system
and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any
further.
 Do not climb on the Bar Speaker and subwoofer, as you may fall down
and injure yourself, or system damage may result.
On power sources
 Before
operating the system, check that the operating voltage is
identical to your local power supply. The operating voltage is indicated
on the nameplate at the bottom of the Bar Speaker.
 If you are not going to use the system for a long time, be sure to
disconnect the system from the wall outlet (mains). To disconnect the
AC power cord (mains lead), grasp the plug itself; never pull the cord.
 One blade of the plug is wider than the other for the purpose of safety
and will fit into the wall outlet (mains) only one way. If you are unable to
insert the plug fully into the outlet, contact your dealer.
 AC power cord (mains lead) must be changed only at a qualified service
shop.
On heat buildup
Although the system heats up during operation, this is not a malfunction.
If you continuously use this system at high volume, the system
temperature at the rear and bottom rises considerably. To avoid burning
yourself, do not touch the system.
On placement
 Place the system in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat
buildup and prolong the life of the system.
 Do not place the system near heat sources or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust, or mechanical shock.
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 If the system is being used in combination with a TV, VCR, or tape deck,
noise may result and picture quality may suffer. In such a case, place the
system away from the TV, VCR, or tape deck.
 Use caution when placing the system on a surface that has been
specially treated (with wax, oil, polish, etc.), as staining or discoloration
of the surface may result.
 Take care to avoid any possible injury from the corners of the Bar
Speaker and subwoofer.
On operation
Before connecting other equipment, be sure to turn off and unplug the
system.
If you encounter color irregularity on a nearby TV screen
Color irregularities may be observed on certain types of TV sets.
If color irregularity is observed...
Turn off the TV set, then turn it on again after 15 to 30 minutes.
If color irregularity is observed again...
Place the system further away from the TV set.
On cleaning
Clean the system with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use any type of abrasive
pad, scouring powder, or solvent such as alcohol or benzine.
If you have any question or problem concerning your system, please
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Copyrights
Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, and iPod touch are trademarks of
Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a
service mark of Apple Inc.
The BLUETOOTH® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned
by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony Corporation is
under license.
This system incorporates High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI™)
technology.
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the
HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing
LLC in the United States and other countries.
“Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an electronic
accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone,
respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple
performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this
device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please
note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect
wireless performance.
Made for iPod/iPhone models
The compatible iPod/iPhone models are as follows. Update your iPod/
iPhone with the latest software before using with the system.
“DSEE” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
BLUETOOTH technology works with:
 iPhone
iPhone 5s/iPhone 5c/iPhone 5/iPhone 4s/iPhone 4/iPhone 3GS
 iPod touch
iPod touch (5th generation)/iPod touch (4th generation)
“x.v.Colour” and “x.v.Colour” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
“BRAVIA” logo is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
“PlayStation®” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment
Inc.
The N Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in
the United States and in other countries.
Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.
"ClearAudio+" is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
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Miscellaneous
This system incorporates Dolby* Digital and the DTS** Digital Surround
System.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
** Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674;
5,974,380; 6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,212,872; 7,333,929; 7,392,195;
7,272,567 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending.
DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS-HD and the Symbol together are
registered trademarks of DTS, Inc.
Product includes software. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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BLUETOOTH wireless technology
Turn off the power to the wireless LAN equipment when using your
BLUETOOTH device within 10 meters.
Effects on other devices
Supported BLUETOOTH version and profiles
Profile refers to a standard set of functions for various BLUETOOTH
product features. Refer to “Specifications” (page 26) for the
BLUETOOTH version and profiles supported by this system.
Notes
 To
use the BLUETOOTH function, the BLUETOOTH device to be
connected must support the same profile as this system. Even if the
device supports the same profile, the functions may differ because of
the specifications of the BLUETOOTH device.
 Audio playback on this system may be delayed from that on the
BLUETOOTH device because of the characteristics of the BLUETOOTH
wireless technology.
Effective communication range
BLUETOOTH devices should be used within approximately 10 meters
(unobstructed distance) of each other. The effective communication
range may become shorter under the following conditions;
 When a person, metal object, wall or other obstruction is between
devices with a BLUETOOTH connection
 Locations where a wireless LAN is installed
 Around microwave ovens that are in use
 Locations where other electromagnetic waves are generated
Effects of other devices
BLUETOOTH devices and wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g) equipment use
the same frequency band (2.4 GHz). When using your BLUETOOTH
device near a device with wireless LAN capability, electromagnetic
interference may occur.
This could result in lower data-transfer rates, noise, or inability to
connect. If this happens, try the following remedies:
 Connect this system and BLUETOOTH mobile phone or BLUETOOTH
device when you are at least 10 meters away from the wireless LAN
equipment.
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The radio waves broadcast by this system may interfere with the
operation of some medical devices. Since this interference may
result in malfunction, always turn off the power to this system,
BLUETOOTH mobile phone and BLUETOOTH device in the following
locations:
 In hospitals, on trains or airplanes, at gas stations, and any place
where flammable gasses may be present
 Near automatic doors or fire alarms
Notes
 This
system supports security functions that comply with the
BLUETOOTH specification as a means of ensuring security during
communication using BLUETOOTH technology. However, this security
may be insufficient, depending on the settings and other factors. So
always be careful when performing communication using BLUETOOTH
technology.
 Sony shall not be held liable in any way for damages or other loss
resulting from information leaks during communication using
BLUETOOTH technology.
 BLUETOOTH communication is not necessarily guaranteed with all
BLUETOOTH devices that have the same profile as this system.
 BLUETOOTH devices connected with this system must comply with the
BLUETOOTH specification prescribed by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and
must be certified to comply. However, even when a device complies
with the BLUETOOTH specification, there may be cases where the
characteristics or specifications of the BLUETOOTH device make it
impossible to connect or may result in different control methods,
display, or operation.
 Noise may occur or the audio may cut off, depending on the
BLUETOOTH device connected with this system, the communications
environment, or surrounding conditions.
Troubleshooting
POWER
The system does not power up.
 Check that the AC power cord (mains lead) is connected securely.
The system is turned off automatically.
 The “A. STBY” function is working. Set “A. STBY (Auto standby)” to
“OFF” (page 12).
SOUND
No TV sound is output from the system.
 Repeatedly press the  button on the remote control to display
“TV” in the display (refer to “Listening to the audio of the TV” in the
supplied Startup Guide).
 Check the connection of the HDMI cable, optical digital cable, or
audio cable that is connected to the system and the TV (refer to
“Connection” in the supplied Startup Guide).
 Check the sound output of the TV. Refer to the operating
instructions of the TV for the TV settings.
 Increase the volume on the TV or cancel muting.
 When a TV compatible with the Audio Return Channel (ARC)
technology is connected with an HDMI cable, make sure the cable
is connected to the HDMI input (ARC) terminal of the TV (refer to
“Connection” in the supplied Startup Guide).
 If the TV is not compatible with the Audio Return Channel (ARC)
technology, connect the optical digital cable in addition to the
HDMI cable in order to output sound (refer to “Connection” in the
supplied Startup Guide).
The TV sound from this system lags behind the image.
 Set “SYNC (AV sync)” to “OFF” if it is set to “ON” (page 11).
No sound or only a very low-level sound of the equipment
connected to the Bar Speaker is heard from the Bar Speaker.
 Press the  + button on the remote control and check the volume
level (refer to “Parts and controls” (page 20)).
 Press the  or  + button on the remote control to cancel the
muting function (refer to “Parts and controls” (page 24)).
 Make sure the input source is selected correctly. You should try
other input sources by pressing the  button on the remote
control several times (refer to “Listening to the sound” in the
supplied Startup Guide).
 Check that all the cables and cords of the system and the
connected equipment are firmly inserted.
No sound or only a very low-level sound is heard from the
subwoofer.
 Press the SW  + button on the remote control to increase the
subwoofer volume (refer to “Parts and controls” (page 24)).
 Make sure that the on/standby lamp on the subwoofer is lit in
green. If not, refer to “No sound is heard from the subwoofer.” in
“WIRELESS SOUND” (page 18).
 A subwoofer is for reproducing bass sound. In the case of input
sources that contain very little bass sound components (i.e., a TV
broadcast), the sound from the subwoofer may be difficult to
hear.
 When you play content compatible with copyright protection
technology (HDCP), it is not output from the subwoofer.
The surround effect cannot be obtained.
 Depending on the input signal and the sound field setting,
surround sound processing may not work effectively. The
surround effect may be subtle, depending on the program or disc.
 To play multi channel audio, check the digital audio output setting
on the device connected to the system. For details, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the connected equipment.
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Miscellaneous
If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the
system, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem
before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Be sure to bring both your Bar Speaker and subwoofer, even if it
seems as though only one has a problem, when you request to
repair.
The sound is output from both the system and the TV.
 Turn off the sound of the system or the TV.
BLUETOOTH
BLUETOOTH connection cannot be completed.
 Make sure that the lamp (blue) of the Bar Speaker is lit (refer to
“Listening to the sound from BLUETOOTH devices” in the supplied
Startup Guide).
System status
Lamp (blue) status
During BLUETOOTH pairing
Flashes quickly
The system is attempting to connect
with a BLUETOOTH device
Flashes
The system has established
Lit
connection with a BLUETOOTH device
The system is in BLUETOOTH standby Unlit
mode (when the system is off)
 Make sure the BLUETOOTH device to be connected is turned on
and the BLUETOOTH function is enabled.
 Bring this system and the BLUETOOTH device closer together.
 Pair this system and the BLUETOOTH device again. You may need
to cancel the pairing with this system using your BLUETOOTH
device first.
Pairing cannot be achieved.
 Bring this system and the BLUETOOTH device closer together
(refer to “Listening to the sound from BLUETOOTH devices” in the
supplied Startup Guide).
 Make sure this system is not receiving interference from a wireless
LAN equipment, other 2.4 GHz wireless devices, or a microwave
oven. If a device that generates electromagnetic radiation is
nearby, move the device away from this system.
No sound is output from the connected BLUETOOTH device.
 Make sure that the lamp (blue) of the Bar Speaker is lit (refer to
“Listening to the sound from BLUETOOTH devices” in the supplied
Startup Guide).
 Bring this system and the BLUETOOTH device closer together.
 If a device that generates electromagnetic radiation, such as a
wireless LAN equipment, other BLUETOOTH devices, or a
microwave oven is nearby, move the device away from this
system.
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 Remove any obstacle between this system and the BLUETOOTH
device or move this system away from the obstacle.
 Reposition the connected BLUETOOTH device.
 Try changing the wireless frequency of the Wi-Fi router, computer,
etc., to the 5 GHz band.
 Increase the volume on the connected BLUETOOTH device.
The sound is not in sync with the image.
 When you are watching movies, you may hear the sound with a
slight delay from the image.
WIRELESS SOUND
No sound is heard from the subwoofer.
 Check that the AC power cord (mains lead) of the subwoofer is
connected properly. (Refer to “Turning on the system” in the
supplied Startup Guide.)
 The on/standby lamp does not light.
 Check that the AC power cord (mains lead) of the subwoofer is
connected properly.
 Press the  (on/standby) button of the subwoofer to turn on
the power.
 The on/standby lamp flashes slowly in green or lights in red.
 Move the subwoofer to a location near the Bar Speaker so that
the on/standby lamp lights in green.
 Follow the steps in “Linking the system (LINK)” (page 13).
 Check the communication status of the wireless sound system
with the “RF CHK” of the amplifier menu (page 12).
 The on/standby lamp flashes quickly in green.
 Consult your nearest Sony dealer.
 The on/standby lamp flashes in red.
 Press the (on/standby) button of the subwoofer to turn off
the power and check whether the ventilation opening of the
subwoofer is blocked or not.
 The subwoofer is designed for playback of bass sound. When the
input source does not contain much of bass sound, as is the case
with most TV programs, the bass sound may not be audible.
 Press the SW  + button on the remote control to increase the
volume of the subwoofer (refer to “Parts and controls” (page 24)).
REMOTE CONTROL
The remote control of this system does not function.
 Point the remote control at the remote control sensor on the Bar
Speaker (refer to “Parts and controls” (page 24)).
 Remove any obstacles in the path between the remote control
and the system.
 Replace both batteries in the remote control with new ones, if they
are weak.
 Make sure you are pressing the correct button on the remote
control.
OTHERS
The Control for HDMI function does not work properly.
 Check the HDMI connection (refer to “Connection” in the supplied
Startup Guide).
 Set up the Control for HDMI function on the TV. Refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the TV for TV setting.
 Make sure that any equipment connected is compatible with
“BRAVIA” Sync.
 Check the Control for HDMI settings on the connected equipment.
Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the connected
equipment.
 If you connect/disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead), wait
more than 15 seconds before operating the system.
 If you connect the audio output of video equipment with the
system, using a cable other than an HDMI cable, no sound may be
output because of “BRAVIA” Sync. In such a case, set “CTRL
(Control for HDMI)” to “OFF” (page 12) or connect the cable from
the audio output jack of the video equipment directly to the TV.
“PRTECT (protect)” appears on the display of the Bar Speaker.
 Press the  (on/standby) button to turn off the system. After the
indicator disappears, disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead)
then check that nothing is blocking the ventilation holes of the
system.
Sensors of the TV do not work properly.
 The Bar Speaker may block some sensors (such as the brightness
sensor) and the remote control receiver of your TV, or the "emitter
for 3D glasses (infrared transmission)" of a 3D TV that supports the
infrared 3D glass system. Move the Bar Speaker away from the TV
within a range that allow those parts to operate properly. For the
locations of the sensors and remote control receiver, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the TV.
RESET
If the system still does not operate properly, reset the system as
follows:
1
2
3
4
5
6
Press the  (on/standby) button on the remote control to
turn the Bar Speaker on.
Press the AMP MENU button on the remote control.
Press the   (select) button repeatedly until “SYSTEM”
appears, then press the
(enter) button.
Press the   (select) button repeatedly until “SYS.RST”
appears, then press the
(enter) button (page 12).
Press the
(enter) button after displaying “START.”
“RESET” appears on the display, and the settings of the menu
and sound fields, etc. return to their initial statuses.
Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
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Miscellaneous
Sound skips or has noise.
 If there is a device nearby that generates electromagnetic waves
like a wireless LAN or an electronic oven in use, locate the system
apart from it.
 If there is an obstacle between the Bar Speaker and the
subwoofer, move or remove it.
 Locate the Bar Speaker and the subwoofer as close as possible.
 Switch the wireless LAN frequency of any nearby Wi-Fi router or
personal computer to 5-GHz range.
Front/Top
Parts and controls
HT-CT370
Bar Speaker





 (on/standby) button
INPUT button
PAIRING button
VOL (volume) +/– buttons
N mark
When using the NFC function, touch your NFC device to the mark.
 Remote control sensor
 Lamp
 White: when the display of the Bar Speaker is turned off.
 Blue: BLUETOOTH mode (page 18)
 Display
Rear/Bottom





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AC power cord (mains lead)
ANALOG IN jack
DIGITAL IN (OPT (TV)) jack
HDMI IN 1/2/3 jacks
HDMI OUT (TV (ARC)) jack
Subwoofer




On/standby lamp
LINK button
 (on/standby) button
AC power cord (mains lead)
Miscellaneous
continued
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HT-CT770
Bar Speaker
Front/Top





 (on/standby) button
INPUT button
PAIRING button
VOL (volume) +/– buttons
N mark
When using the NFC function, touch your NFC device to the mark.
 Remote control sensor
 Lamp
 White: when the display of the Bar Speaker is turned off.
 Blue: BLUETOOTH mode (page 18)
 Display
Rear/Bottom





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AC power cord (mains lead)
ANALOG IN jack
DIGITAL IN (OPT (TV)) jack
HDMI IN 1/2/3 jacks
HDMI OUT (TV (ARC)) jack
Subwoofer




On/standby lamp
AC power cord (mains lead)
 (on/standby) button
LINK button
Miscellaneous
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Remote control
The supplied remote control can control the system and the
connected devices. Some devices may not be controlled by it. In
such a case, use the remote control of the device.
Note
Operate the remote control by aiming it at the remote control sensor of
the Bar Speaker.
Operation of the system
  (input) button
 / (on/standby) button
 DISPLAY button
To switch the brightness (Bright/Dark/Off) of the display of the
Bar Speaker.
 When the display brightness is set to “Off,” the display is
turned off after the display shows operation status for several
seconds.
 When switched from “Off” to “Bright,” the display shows the
audio stream information.
 SW  (subwoofer volume) +/– buttons
 SOUND FIELD buttons*1
 NIGHT (night mode) button*1
  (muting) button
  (volume) +*2/– buttons
 AMP MENU button
 PAIRING button
 RETURN button
  (return)/  (select)/ (proceed)/
(enter) buttons
Press the , , , or  button to select a setting then press the
button to register the setting.
 VOICE button*1
Operation of the TV
 TV PROG (program) +/– buttons
To change the channel.
 TV  (input) button
To switch the input in the TV.
 TV / (on/standby) button
To turn on and off a TV that can be controlled by the remote
control of the system.
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Operation of the BLUETOOTH device
Setting the manufacturer of the TV
1
Press the button correspnding to the manufacturer while
holding the TV  (on/standby) button on the remote
control of the system pressed.
Manufacturer
Button
SONY
 TV PROG +
Samsung
 DISPLAY
LG
 SW  +
Panasonic
These are the basic operation examples. There may be a device that may
not be operated or may work differently.
 TV PROG 
Philips
 CLEARAUDIO+
*1 Refer to “Enjoying the sound effects” in the supplied Startup Guide.
*2 The  (playback) and  (volume) + buttons each have a tactile dot.
Use it as a guide during operation.
Sharp
 SW  –
Toshiba
 STANDARD
Note
Miscellaneous
 / buttons
To skip a track.
 / buttons
To fast reverse or to fast-forward the music when pressed during
playback.
 Playback control buttons
*2 (playback)/ (pause)/ (stop)
To start, pause or stop the playback. To restart playback during
a pause, press the  button again.
 MOVIE
 GAME
2
Keep holding the TV  (on/standby) button and press the
(enter) button.
3
Release the TV  (on/standby) button on the remote
control of the system pressed.
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Specifications
Bar Speaker (SA-CT370, SA-CT770)
Amplifier section
POWER OUTPUT (rated)
Front L + Front R: 50 W + 50 W
(at 4 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD)
POWER OUTPUT (reference)
SA-CT370:
Front L/Front R: 100 Watts (per channel at 4 ohms, 1 kHz)
SA-CT770:
Front L/Front R: 105 Watts (per channel at 4 ohms, 1 kHz)
Inputs
HDMI IN 1/2/3*
ANALOG IN
DIGITAL IN (OPT (TV))
* These 3 jacks are identical. Using any of them makes no difference.
Output
HDMI OUT (TV (ARC))
BLUETOOTH section
Communication system
BLUETOOTH Specification version 3.0
Output
BLUETOOTH Specification Power Class 2
Maximum communication range
Line of sight approx. 10 m1)
Maximum number of devices to be registered
9 devices
Frequency band
2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz)
Modulation method
FHSS (Freq Hopping Spread Spectrum)
Compatible BLUETOOTH profiles2)
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP 1.3 (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)
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Supported Codecs3)
SBC4), AAC5)
Transmission range (A2DP)
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz (Sampling frequency 44.1 kHz)
1) The actual range will vary depending on factors such as obstacles
between devices, magnetic fields around a microwave oven, static
electricity, cordless phone, reception sensitivity, operating system,
software application, etc.
2) BLUETOOTH standard profiles indicate the purpose of BLUETOOTH
communication between devices.
3) Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format
4) Subband Codec
5) Advanced Audio Coding
Front L/Front R speaker section
Speaker system
SA-CT370: Full-range speaker system, Acoustic suspension
SA-CT770: 2-way speaker system, Acoustic suspension
Speaker
SA-CT370: 60 mm cone type
SA-CT770: 60 mm cone type woofer
20 mm balance drive tweeter
Rated impedance
4 ohms
General
Subwoofer (SA-WCT370, SA-WCT770)
Dimensions (approx.) (w/h/d)
SA-WCT370: 135 mm × 361.5 mm × 394 mm (vertical)
361.5 mm × 135 mm × 394 mm (horizontal)
SA-WCT770: 271 mm × 404 mm × 271 mm
Mass (approx.)
SA-WCT370: 7.0 kg
SA-WCT770: 8.8 kg
Wireless transmitter/receiver section
Miscellaneous
Power requirements
220 V - 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Power consumption
On: 34 W
Standby mode (Control for HDMI is set to on): 0.5 W or less
Standby mode (Control for HDMI is set to off): 0.3 W or less
BLUETOOTH Standby mode: 0.5 W or less
Dimensions (approx.) (w/h/d)
SA-CT370:
900 mm × 50 mm × 113 mm
(without wall mounting brackets)
900 mm × 113 mm × 72 mm
(with wall mounting brackets)
SA-CT770:
1030 mm × 50 mm × 113 mm
(without wall mounting brackets)
1030 mm × 113 mm × 72 mm
(with wall mounting brackets)
Mass (approx.)
SA-CT370: 2.4 kg
SA-CT770: 2.6 kg
Speaker system
Wireless Sound Specification version 2.0
Frequency band
2.4 GHz (2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz)
Modulation method
Pi / 4 DQPSK
Digital audio input formats supported by the system
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus*
Dolby TrueHD*
DTS
DTS 96/24
DTS-HD Master Audio*
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio*
DTS-HD Low Bit Rate*
Linear PCM 2ch 48 kHz or less
Linear PCM Maximum 7.1ch 192 kHz or less*
* It is possible to input these formats only with HDMI connection.
POWER OUTPUT (reference)
SA-WCT370: 100 W (per channel at 4 ohms, 100 Hz)
SA-WCT770: 120 W (per channel at 4 ohms, 100 Hz)
Speaker system
Subwoofer system, Bass reflex
Speaker
SA-WCT370: 100 mm × 150 mm cone type
SA-WCT770: 160 mm cone type
Rated impedance
4 ohms
Power requirements
220 V - 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Power consumption
On: 30 W
Standby mode: 0.5 W or less
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Video formats supported by the system
Input/Output (HDMI Repeater block)
3D
Frame
packing
Side-bySide (Half)
Over-Under
(Top-andBottom)
4096 × 2160p @ 59.94/60 Hz*1 
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


4096 × 2160p @ 23.98/24 Hz*2 



3840 × 2160p @ 59.94/60 Hz*1 
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




3840 × 2160p @ 29.97/30 Hz*2 
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
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
3840 × 2160p @ 23.98/24 Hz*2 



1920 × 1080p @ 59.94/60 Hz




1920 × 1080p @ 50 Hz




1920 × 1080p @ 29.97/30 Hz
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

1920 × 1080p @ 25 Hz

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1920 × 1080p @ 23.98/24 Hz
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1920 × 1080i @ 59.94/60 Hz
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1920 × 1080i @ 50 Hz
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1280 × 720p @ 59.94/60 Hz
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1280 × 720p @ 50 Hz
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
1280 × 720p @ 29.97/30 Hz
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


1280 × 720p @ 23.98/24 Hz

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

720 × 480p @ 59.94/60 Hz

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
720 × 576p @ 50 Hz

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640 × 480p @ 59.94/60 Hz
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File
4096 × 2160p @ 50 Hz*1
3840 × 2160p @ 50 Hz*1
3840 × 2160p @ 25 Hz*2
*1
*2
2D
YCbCr 4:2:0/Supported 8-bit only
Supported 8-bit only
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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