Sony DST-HD500 User manual

Sony DST-HD500 User manual
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2-663-710-11(2)
High Definition
Digital Receiver
DST-HD500
MENU
OK
Operating Guide
© 2005 Sony Corporation
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Safety Information
Please follow the precautions below to ensure the safety of your receiver is not compromised in any way.
Never push objects of any kind into the receiver
as this could result in a fire or electric shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind onto the receiver. If
any liquid or solid object does get into the
receiver, switch off immediately and have it
checked by qualified personnel.
Never place the receiver in hot, humid or
excessively dusty places. Do not install the
receiver where it may be exposed to mechanical
vibrations or electromagnetic radiation.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose
the receiver to rain or moisture.
Clean the receiver with a soft, lightly dampened
cloth. Do not use any type of abrasive pad,
alkaline cleaner, scouring powder or solvent
such as alcohol or benzine.
10cm
10cm
Do not place any objects on top of the receiver.
To prevent fire, keep inflammable objects or
naked flames (e.g. candles) away from the
receiver.
10cm
Do not cover the ventilation openings of the
receiver with newspapers or curtains etc. For
ventilation, leave a space of at least 10cm all
around the receiver.
Remember to dispose of batteries in an
environmentally friendly manner. Do not dispose
in domestic waste containers.
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Safety Information
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Table of contents
Thank you for choosing this Sony product.
Before operating the receiver, please read this instruction manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
Safety information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
Accessories supplied - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
Overview of the remote control - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5
Overview of the receiver - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6
Getting started - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7
Connecting the receiver to a TV/display screen - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7
Inserting batteries into the remote control - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11
Easy Setup procedure - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11
Using the menu system - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12
General operation - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Program List - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Favorite List - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Install menu - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Setup menu - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
12
12
12
13
15
Other Features - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17
Teletext- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Picture In Picture (PIP)- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Picture Freeze- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Audio Select - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - i-Plate display - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
17
17
17
17
17
Additional information- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18
Connecting a VCR/DVD recorder - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Connecting a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Using the remote control to operate other TVs - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Specifications - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Channels Available (as of July 2004) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Troubleshooting - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Index - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
18
20
21
22
23
24
25
Should you experience a problem with this receiver, please refer to the troubleshooting section on page 24. If
you are unable to rectify the problem, contact the Sony Australia Helpline on 1300 13 SONY (7669).
Please ensure you have the following information before calling the helpline:
Date of purchase:
Serial number:
Model number:
DST-HD500
Post code:
Detailed fault description:
Hardware version:
Software version:
Note:You can check the Hardware and Software versions by using the menu system of this receiver. Page 12
explains how to access the menu, page 15 explains how to access the ‘Setup’ menu and page 16 explains
how to display the Hardware and Software versions. (Information option).
The serial number is located on the rear of the receiver.
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Accessories supplied
TV
/
/
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
RF cable
0
OK
Batteries
LIST
RETURN
MENU
PROG
AC Cord
DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL
RECEIVER
RM-X1022
Remote control
Y/Pb/Pr Cable
AV Cable
4
Accessories supplied
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Overview of the remote control
1
TV
1
2
3
4
/
/
qs
qd
qf
qg
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
5
6
7
0
Note:This button will only work
once you have configured the
remote control to operate your
brand of TV (refer to page 21).
2
qj
3
8
9
0
LIST
qk
RETURN
MENU
qa
Video Input button t
Press to select signals
from equipment connected
to the TV set.
4
w;
Numbered Buttons
Press to enter a channel
number, your password or
a numeric entry in a menu.
Note:For channel numbers 10
and above, enter the
remaining digits within 2
seconds.
5
DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL
RECEIVER
Picture In Picture button
qs
6
7
Standby button l/1
Press to switch off your
receiver temporarily. Press
again to resume normal
operation.
Note:When the receiver is
turned on, it takes a few
seconds for the system to warm
up. During this interval, ‘DSTHD500’ will be displayed in the
front panel. Please wait until the
image shows up on the screen.
qd
TV standby button l/1
Press to switch off your TV
temporarily. Press again to
resume normal operation.
Note:This button will only work
once you have configured the
remote control to operate your
brand of TV (refer to page 21).
qf
Teletext button
Press to display teletext
(refer to page 17).
qg
Video Format button
Press to select the video
format that best suits your
display (refer to page 15).
qh
Picture Freeze button
Press to freeze the picture.
Press again to cancel the
freeze. (refer to page 17).
Press to display the ‘PIP
Program’ menu (refer to
page 17).
RM-X1022
Volume +/- button 2
Press to increase/decrease
the TV volume level.
Note:These buttons only work
once you have configured the
remote control to operate your
brand of TV (refer to page 21).
TV PROG +/- buttons
Press to select the next or
previous channel.
Note:This button will only work
once you have configured the
remote control to operate your
brand of TV (refer to page 21)
and may not be compatible
with some Sony plasma
displays.
ql
PROG
qa
Note:This button will only work
once you have configured the
remote control to operate your
brand of TV (refer to page 21).
qh
OK
Mute button %
Press to mute the sound on
your TV. Press again to
restore.
Note:Sound will be muted
when using the freeze function.
Favorite List button
Press to display the
Favorite List (refer to
page 12).
qj
Audio button 9
Press to display the
present audio status you
are listening to, and press
again to change to another
audio output (refer to
page 17).
i-Plate display button
Press this button to display
information about the
current channel and
program (refer to page 17).
qk
Control pad
Use the V, v, B, b and OK
buttons to navigate through
the menu system and store
any changes you make.
ql
MENU button
Press to enter the main
menu.
w;
PROG +/- button
Press to select the next or
previous channel stored on
your receiver.
8
LIST button
Press to display the
Program List (refer to
page 12).
9
RETURN button
Press this button to cancel
a selection or to go back
one step in a menu.
0
Coloured buttons
These buttons are used to
select the coloured options
available in some text
displays.
OK
Note:Once you have used the
Favorite List to select and view a
channel, pressing PROG +/buttons will select only channels
from your Favorite List. To
cancel this, select a different
channel using the Program List.
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Overview of the receiver
Front View
1 (Power)
indicator
Remote control
sensor
Channel
information
Control pad
V (PROG+), v (PROG-), B, b and OK buttons
MENU
OK
1 (Power) button
MENU
button
Note:When the receiver is turned on, it takes a few seconds for the system
to warm up. During this interval, ‘DST-HD500’ will be displayed in the front
panel. Please wait until the image shows up on the screen.
Composite
video output
Rear View
Power
External AC IN
(100-240V, 50-60Hz)
HDMI output
HD/Component
output
RF input
Audio Digital
Coaxial output
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
S-Video output
RF output
6
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
Audio Digital
Optical output
RS-232
For connection to a
PC (for software
upgrade)
Audio Analog
L/R output (x2)
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Getting Started
Connecting the receiver to a TV/display screen
Note:Before connecting, ensure all equipment is disconnected from the mains supply.
Connecting to an HD TV/display screen via HDMI
Rear of TV/display screen (with HDMI input)
RF cable (supplied)
RF IN
To mains
AC Cord
(supplied)
HDMI cable
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
1
Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the
rear of the receiver.
2
Connect the supplied RF cable from the socket labelled RF
OUT on the rear of the receiver to the aerial socket on your
TV/display screen.
3
Connect an HDMI cable (not supplied) from the socket labelled
HDMI on the rear of the receiver to the HDMI input socket on
your TV/display screen. (When using an HDMI connection, it is
not necessary to connect the AV cable.)
4
Connect the supplied AC cord from the AC IN socket on the
rear of the receiver to your mains socket (100 - 240V AC,
50/60Hz).
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Getting Started
Connecting to an HD TV/display screen via Component output
Rear of TV/display screen
RF cable (supplied)
HD IN
Y
RF IN
Video jack
(not required)
Pb
Pr
L
R
Y/Pb/Pr
cable
(supplied)
To mains
AV cable (supplied)
AC Cord
(supplied)
Video jack
(not required)
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
8
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
1
Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the
rear of the receiver.
2
Connect the supplied RF cable from the socket labelled RF
OUT on the rear of the receiver to the aerial socket on your
TV/display screen.
3
Connect the supplied Y/Pb/Pr cable from the sockets labelled
Y, PB and PR on the rear of the receiver to the component input
sockets on your TV/display screen.
4
Connect the supplied AV cable from the sockets labelled L, and
R on the rear of the receiver to the audio input sockets on your
TV/display screen. (The yellow video jack does not need to be
connected.)
5
Connect the supplied AC cord from the AC IN socket on the
rear of the receiver to your mains socket (100 - 240V AC,
50/60Hz).
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Getting Started
Connecting to an SD TV/display screen via S-Video
Rear of TV/display screen
RF cable (supplied)
RF IN
Video jack (not required)
S-VIDEO
AUDIO
L
R
S-Video
cable (not
supplied)
To mains
AC Cord
(supplied)
AV cable (supplied)
Video jack
(not required)
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
1
Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the
rear of the receiver.
2
Connect the supplied RF cable from the socket labelled RF
OUT on the rear of the receiver to the aerial socket on your
TV/display screen.
3
Connect an S-Video cable (not supplied) from the socket
labelled S-VIDEO on the rear of the receiver to the S-Video
input sockets on your TV/display screen.
4
Connect the supplied AV cable from the sockets labelled L, and
R on the rear of the receiver to the audio input sockets on your
TV/display screen. (The yellow video jack does not need to be
connected.)
5
Connect the supplied AC cord from the AC IN socket on the
rear of the receiver to your mains socket (100 - 240V AC,
50/60Hz).
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Getting Started
Connecting to an SD TV/display screen via Composite Video
Rear of TV/display screen
RF cable (supplied)
RF IN
AV IN
V
L
R
AV cable (supplied)
To mains
AC Cord
(supplied)
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
10
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
1
Connect your aerial cable to the socket labelled RF IN on the
rear of the receiver.
2
Connect the supplied RF cable from the socket labelled RF
OUT on the rear of the receiver to the aerial socket on your
TV/display screen.
3
Connect the supplied AV cable from the sockets labelled
CVBS, L, and R on the rear of the receiver to the audio/video
input sockets on your TV/display screen.
4
Connect the supplied AC cord from the AC IN socket on the
rear of the receiver to your mains socket (100 - 240V AC,
50/60Hz).
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Getting Started
Inserting batteries into the remote control
1
2
Push and lift up the release clip to
remove the battery cover.
Insert the supplied batteries as
indicated inside the battery
compartment.
Easy Setup procedure
Easy Setup screen
Easy Setup
Time Setup
Full Scan
Quick Scan
VIC
1
Press the 1 (Power) button on the front of the receiver. When
the receiver is switched on for the first time, the ‘Easy Setup’
screen is displayed.
2
With the Time Setup option highlighted, press the b or OK
button. Then press the V or v buttons to select your state/region.
Note:This option allows you to set the time zone in which you are using
the receiver. This will ensure that the time displayed on the i-Plate is
correct.
Select your State / Region.
Select :
Confirm :
Exit :
3
Press the V or v buttons to highlight Full Scan or Quick Scan
to preset channels.
‘Full Scan’
All available channels are tuned and stored. This
procedure may take up to 15 minutes.
‘Quick Scan’ All expected channels in your area are tuned and
stored. You will need to select your nearest city to
help speed up this procedure.
Press the OK button to begin the autotune procedure. A display
appears showing a tuning progress bar and the channels found.
4
When autotune procedure has finished, the Program List is
displayed, showing all the available channels.
Press the OK button to remove the Program List and view the
first channel captured.
Alternatively, press the v button to select a different channel.
Press the OK button to remove the Program List and view the
selected channel.
If no channels are found
1
If no channels have been captured and stored, a message
appears on screen to inform you.
2
Check your aerial cable is connected, then press the MENU
button and select Install menu to repeat the autotune
procedure.
3
If you are still unable to receive signals, please have your aerial
checked by an aerial installation company.
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Using the menu system
General operation
All the menus of this receiver are accessed by pressing the MENU button on the remote control or the front
panel.
1
Use the following buttons to operate the menu:
- Press the V or v button to highlight the required option.
- Press the OK or b button to enter the option.
- Press the V, v, B and b buttons to alter settings.
- Press the OK button to store each change you make,
- or press the RETURN button to cancel.
2
Press the RETURN button to go back one step or press the
MENU button to return to normal operation.
Most menu screens will automatically disappear after 90 seconds with
no buttons being pressed.
Program List
Program List
Program List
Ten HD
Ten Digital
Ten Digital
Ten Digital
Ten Digital
Ten Digital
Select :
Confirm :
06-0012
06-0013
06-0014
06-0015
06-0016
06-0017
The Program List is a list of the available channels.
1
Press the MENU button to display the menu system.
2
With the
symbol highlighted, press the b or OK button to
display the Program List.
3
Press the V or v buttons to highlight the required channel.
4
Press the OK button to exit the Program List and display the
selected channel.
EXIT :
Alternatively, in normal operation, press the LIST button on the remote
control to display the ‘Program List’.
Favorite List
The Favorite List allows you to store your favorite channels in a list for
easy access.
Favorite List
To watch a Favorite channel
Favorite List 1
Digital ABC
Digital SBS
Digital 10
Select :
Confirm :
1
Press the MENU button to display the menu system.
2
With the
symbol highlighted, press the V or v buttons to
highlight Favorite List 1 or Favorite List 2. Press the b or OK
buttons to display the Favorite List.
3
Press the V or v buttons to highlight your favorite channel.
4
Press the OK button to exit the Favorite List and display the
selected channel.
07-0018
08-1008
04-0032
EXIT :
Once you have used the Favorite List to select and view a channel,
pressing the PROG +/- buttons will select only channels from your
Favorite List. To cancel this, select a different channel using the
Program List.
Alternatively, in normal operation, press the
button on the remote
control to cycle through ‘Favorite List 1’, ‘Favorite List 2’ and exit from
the Favorite List.
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Using the menu system
Install menu
The Install menu allows you to tune in new channels automatically or
manually, and set a parental rating for programs.
1 Press the MENU button to display the menu system.
Install menu
2
Install
Searches all available channels, but takes a longer time.
Confirm :
symbol. Press the b or OK
Full Scan
All the available channels were captured and stored when the
receiver was first installed. This option allows you to repeat that
process, searching for all available channels.
Full Scan
Quick Scan
Manual Scan
Program Edit
Favorite Preset
Select :
Press the v button to highlight the
button to display the Install menu.
BACK :
EXIT :
With the Full Scan option highlighted, press the b or OK button to
scan. For further instructions, please refer to the ‘Easy Setup
procedure’ on page 11.
Quick Scan
All the available channels were captured and stored when the
receiver was first installed. This option allows you to repeat that
process, searching for all the expected channels in your area.
With the Quick Scan option highlighted, press the b or OK button to
scan. For further instructions, please refer to the ‘Easy Setup
procedure’ on page 11.
Manual Scan
This option allows you to manually capture and store channels. Due
to the technical nature of the settings, it is recommended that only
experienced service personnel use this option.
Program Edit
This option allows you to edit the program list.
With the Program Edit option highlighted, press the b or OK button
to confirm. Press the V or v button to highlight the required setting
(refer to table below). Press the OK button to confirm.
Skip
This option allows you to skip unwanted
programs as you move through the channels by
pressing PROG +/- buttons.
With the Skip option highlighted, press the b or
OK button to confirm. Press the V or v buttons to
highlight the program to be skipped, then press
the OK button. Press the V or v button to ‘On’. To
cancel the skip channel, set it back to ‘Off’. Press
the OK button to confirm.
Program Sorting This option allows you to set the program list
sequence to your preference.
With the Program Sorting option highlighted,
press the b or OK button to confirm. Press the V
or v buttons to highlight the program you want to
move and press the OK button. Press the V or v
buttons to shift it to the new position. Press the
OK button to confirm.
Favorite Preset
This option allows you to preset Favorite List 1 and Favorite List 2.
With the Favorite Preset option highlighted, press the b or OK
button. Press the V or v button to choose Favorite List 1 or Favorite
List 2.
Setting favorite programs will give you easier access to the programs
you view most often.
In Favorite List 1 or Favorite List 2, press the V or v buttons to
highlight the desired number, and then press the OK button. Press
the V or v buttons to choose the program you want to allocate. Press
the OK button to confirm.
continued...
Using the menu system
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Using the menu system
Install
Quick Scan
Manual Scan
Program Edit
Favorite Preset
Parental Control
Sets a parental rating and changes password.
Select :
Confirm :
BACK :
EXIT :
Parental Control
This option allows you to set a parental guidance level. Programs that
exceed the set level can only be viewed after entering the correct
password.
With the Parental Control option highlighted, press the b or OK
button. You will need to enter your password to access this menu. The
password is initially set to ‘0000’. For better security, the password
can be changed in the ‘Change Password’ option. Enter your
password as requested using the Numbered buttons on the remote
control. Press the V or v buttons to highlight the required setting (refer
to the following options). Press the OK button to confirm.
Parental Rating
With the Parental Rating option highlighted, press the b or OK
button to adjust. Press the V or v buttons to highlight the required
setting (refer to the table below). Press the OK button to confirm.
Block All
Block G and above
Block PG and above
All programs need a password to view.
To lock ‘General’ and above programs.
To lock ‘Parental Guidance’ and above
programs.
Block M and above
To lock ‘Mature’ and above programs.
Block MA and above
To lock ‘Mature Adult’ and above programs.
Block AV and above
To lock ‘Adult/Violence’ and above programs.
Block R and above
To lock ‘Restricted’ and above programs.
No Block (default setting) No programs need a password to view.
Change Password
This option allows you to change the default password (0000) to a
more memorable one.
With the Change Password option highlighted, press the b or OK
button to adjust. Enter the new password using the Numbered
buttons on the remote control. Enter the new password again.
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Using the menu system
Setup menu
The Setup menu allows you change various settings.
Setup menu
1
Press the MENU button to display the menu system.
2
Press the v button to highlight the
symbol. Press the b or
OK button to display the Setup menu.
Setup
Video / Audio Setup
Time Setup
Restore to Default
S/W Update
Information
Select :
Confirm :
Video/Audio Setup
This option enables you to enjoy video and audio in various
environments.
NSW/ACT
BACK :
16:9 (Full Screen)
EXIT :
With the Video/Audio Setup option highlighted, press the b or OK
button to adjust. Press the V or v buttons to highlight the required
setting (refer to table below). Press the OK button to adjust.
Video Format
This option allows you to set the picture quality.
With the Video Format option highlighted, press
the b or OK button to adjust. Press the V or v
buttons to ‘1080i’, ‘720p’, ‘576p’ or ‘576i’. Press
the OK button to confirm.
Note: If you have a high definition screen we
recommend that you select the ‘1080i’ setting. If you
have a standard definition screen it is likely that the
‘576i’ setting is the only setting suitable for your display.
Please check the specification of your TV or display
screen by referring to the manufacturer’s instruction
manual.
4:3 (Full Screen Crop)
Alternatively, in normal operation, press the
button on the remote control to cycle through all
the settings until the best quality display is seen.
Note:When the video format is changed, the picture
might be slightly disturbed during the transition between
video formats. This does not indicate a malfunction.
Aspect Ratio
This option allows you to set the aspect ratio.
With the Aspect Ratio option highlighted, press
the b or OK button to adjust. Press the V or v
buttons to ‘16:9 (Full Screen)’, ‘4:3 (Full Screen
Crop)’, or ‘4:3 (Letter Box)’. Press the OK button
to confirm.
4:3 (Letter Box)
Note: ‘16:9 (Full Screen)’ is for use with a widescreen
TV/display screen.
‘4:3 (Full Screen Crop) is for use with a non-widescreen
TV/display screen. The picture is stretched to fill the
screen. As a result, some of the picture may not be
visible.
‘4:3 (Letter Box) is for use with a non-widescreen TV/
display screen. The full picture is shown with black bars
at the top and bottom of the picture.
Audio Output
Control
This option allows you to set the priority for audio
output (when Dolby Digital and MPEG audio are
available).
With the Audio Output Control option
highlighted, press the b or OK button to adjust.
Press the V or v buttons to ‘Dolby Digital’, or
‘MPEG’. Press the OK button to confirm.
MPEG Volume
Control
This option allows you to adjust MPEG audio
level to Dolby Digital audio level.
With the MPEG Volume Control option
highlighted, press the b or OK button. Press the
B or b buttons to adjust the audio level. Press the
OK button to confirm.
continued...
Using the menu system
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Using the menu system
Time Setup
This option allows you to set the time zone in which you are using the
receiver. This will ensure that the time displayed on the i-Plate is
correct.
With the Time Setup option highlighted, press the b or OK button to
adjust. Press the V or v buttons to highlight the required setting. Press
the OK button to confirm.
Restore to Default
This option allows you to reset all the settings to factory default. It is
recommended that you only use this option when you move to a new
area.
With the Restore to Default option highlighted, press the b or OK
button to adjust. Press the B or b buttons to highlight ‘Yes’. Press the
OK button to confirm. Once the receiver has restarted, you will need to
perform the initial tuning setup procedure (refer to page 11).
S/W Update
This option allows the software in your receiver to be upgraded. It is
recommended that this is performed ONLY by experienced Sony
service personnel. Please contact your local Sony service centre for
details on this option.
Information
This option displays the receiver’s current hardware and software
versions. You may be asked to quote these details when contacting
your local Sony service centre.
With the Information option highlighted, press the b or OK button to
display the current hardware and software versions. Press the
RETURN button to cancel.
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Other Features
Teletext
If the broadcast program contains teletext, the icon
is displayed on
the i-Plate display (see below). Press the
button to display the
teletext. You can now use the teletext service in the same way as if
using a traditional analogue TV.
Picture In Picture (PIP)
This feature allows you to view a different sub-channel in a window and
also access multiview services (when available from broadcaster, e.g
different camera angles).
Press the
button to display the PIP menu. Press the V or v buttons
to select the required channel/multiview service. Press the OK button to
confirm.
Note:Depending on the broadcast signal, the image displayed on the PIP sub
screen may be smaller than its frame size.
To remove the PIP:
Press the
button to display the PIP menu. Press the V or v buttons
to select ‘PIP OFF’. Press the OK button to confirm.
Picture Freeze
This feature allows you to freeze the screen (e.g. to make a note of a
telephone number). Press the
button to freeze the picture. Press
again to cancel the freeze (the picture quickly catches up with the
broadcast).
Note:Sound will be muted when using the freeze function.
Audio Select
This feature allows you to select which language or audio type to listen
to (when available from broadcaster). Press the 9 button to display the
present audio status you are listening and press the 9 button again to
change other audio output.
i-Plate display
i-Plate
Sports Update
Ten HD 06-0012
May 27,2005 18:55 - 1925
Detail
A Japanese venture recently announced
that they have developed a new style of
beef called Bright Smarty Extreme (BSE).
They are row ready to export it North
America.
Next Program :
i-Plate display
Current Program
Picture 576i
Audio MPEG En
Exit :
Time : 19:35
This feature gives you information on the current channel and also the
current and next programs. Press the
button to display the i-Plate.
This shows the date, time, whether the channel has teletext, whether
multi (MPEG and Dolby Digital) audio program available and whether
the picture is available in high definition or standard definition (HD or SD
is displayed).
Press the b button to display information on the following program.
Press the
operation.
button again (or the MENU button) to return to normal
The following icons may be displayed on the i-Plate display according to
the program.
: SD (or HD)
: Parental rating
: multi audio program
: Teletext
Note:The code coming after MPEG determines the language type.
Code
Language
Code
Af
Afrikaans
El
Afr
Afrikaans
Ell
Ar
Arabic
En
Language
Greek
Code
Language
Code
Language
Ita
Italian
Spa
Spanish
Greek
Jpn
Japanese
Tam
Tamil
English
Kan
Kannada
Tel
Telugu
Chinese
Ara
Arabic
Eng
English
Kor
Korean
Zho
Aus
Australian
Fr
French
Mal
Malayalam
U1
Unknown 1
Ben
Bengali
Fra
French
Nl
Dutch
U2
Unknown 2
Fre
French
Nld
Dutch
Bn
Bengali
Chi
Chinese
Gem German
Pan
Panjabi
De
German
Ger
Por
Portuguese
Deu
German
Gre
Greek
Raj
Rajasthani
Dut
Dutch
Hi
Hindi
Rus
Russian
Egy
Egyptian
Hin
Hindi
San
Sanskrit
German
Other Features
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Additional Information
Connecting a VCR/DVD recorder
Note: Before connecting, ensure all equipment is disconnected from the mains supply.
Connecting to an HD VCR/DVD recorder
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
Video jack
Y/Pb/Pr (not required)
cable
Video jack
(not required)
RF cable
IN
AV cable
V
To TV
aerial socket
OUT
L
R
Pr
Pb
Y
Rear of VCR/DVD recorder
Connecting to an S-Video VCR/DVD recorder
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
Video jack
(not required)
S-Video
cable
RF cable
Video jack
(not required)
IN
AV cable
V
To TV
aerial socket
OUT
L
R
S-VIDEO
Rear of VCR/DVD recorder
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Additional Information
Connecting to a Composite VCR/DVD recorder
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
AV cable
RF cable
IN
V
To TV
aerial socket
OUT
L
R
Rear of VCR/DVD recorder
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Connecting a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc.
Notes on connecting Hi-Fi equipment: This receiver can be connected to your Hi-Fi using either a digital optical cable or
an audio cable (stereo/mono).
Before connecting, ensure all equipment is disconnected from the mains supply.
Connecting to a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc. via Optical output or Coaxial output
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
Digital coaxial
cable
Digital optical cable
COAXIAL
or
OPTICAL
Rear of Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc.
Connecting to a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc. via audio cable
RF IN
Y
DIGITAL
CVBS
ANALOG
L
L
R
R
Pb
COAX.
Pr
RF OUT
OPTICAL
S-VIDEO
ANT.
VIDEO OUTPUT
RS-232
AUDIO OUTPUT
Audio cable
L
R
Rear of Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, etc.
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Additional Information
Using the remote control to operate other TVs
TV l/1 button
TV
/
/
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
1
Find the three-digit code for your brand of TV from the list below.
2
Whilst holding down the TV l/1 button on the remote control, enter the
three-digit code using the Numbered buttons.
3
Press the OK button to store, then release the TV l/1 button.
4
Turn on your TV and check that the remote control operates the main
functions. If not, repeat steps 2 - 3 and enter the next three-digit code
allocated to your brand of TV.
Notes: If your TV is not listed below it is not supported by this remote control.
The brand code you set may be lost if weak batteries are not replaced
immediately. Should this happen, use the above procedure to re-enter the code.
Even if your TV is listed in the table below, in some instances you may not be
able to operate all of the available TV functions.
Brand
OK
LIST
The remote control supplied with your receiver can be programmed to operate
TVs made by other manufacturers. The following instructions guide you
through the set up procedure.
RETURN
MENU
Code
Brand
036, 055
Akai
059, 060, 062, 063, 064,
065, 066, 067, 068
Mivar
029, 106
022
NEC
020, 053, 058, 063, 094,
097
071
Noblex
022
046, 106
Nokia
031, 059, 097
Beijing
Blaupunkt
CGE
Mitsubishi
Code
Aiwa
045
PROG
Daewoo
017, 037, 069
Onwa
023, 024, 025
Ferguson
027, 061, 073
Panasonic
011, 098, 099
Finlux
030
Peony
034, 038, 039
Funai
032, 054, 056, 057, 120
Philco
010, 017, 021, 115
018, 063, 068, 075
Philips
046, 078, 097, 100
015, 020
Pioneer
052, 119, 158, 159
Goldstar
DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL
RECEIVER
RM-X1022
Gradiente
Grundig
019, 071, 072, 076, 106
Saba
Hitachi
010, 047. 058, 064, 075,
077, 078, 079, 080, 082
Samsung
012, 033, 034, 035, 059,
063, 064, 067, 121
028, 059, 107, 083
Sanyo
013, 016, 049, 050, 059,
063, 067, 118
038
Sears
013
JVC
007, 023, 024, 025, 042,
058, 060, 065, 073
Sharp
006, 051, 058
Konka
040, 037, 088, 093, 095
Sony
001, 002, 003
TCL
041
ITT
Jinxing
LG
Loewe
Magnavox
Matsui
Matsushita
018, 063, 068, 075, 121
084
046, 081
058, 059, 060, 061, 062,
063, 064, 071, 076, 086,
087, 089, 090, 091, 092,
096
Thomson
Toshiba
Zenith
061
026, 061
008, 014, 048, 058, 062,
072, 104, 118
009
043, 044
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Additional Information
Specifications
Compliant Standard
DVB-T, MPEG-2
RF Input
Frequency:
Loop Through:
Bandwidth:
Connector:
Demodulator:
FFT Mode:
Constellation:
Guard Interval:
Inner Coding Rate:
51-858MHz
51-858MHz
6/7/8 MHz
IEC-Female
COFDM
2K,8K
QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
1/4,1/8,1/16,1/32
1/2,2/3,3/4,5/6,7/8
Video
Formats:
Aspect Ratio:
Picture Resolution:
[email protected], [email protected]
4:3, 16:9
1920 x 1080i, 1280 x 720p, 720 x 576p, PAL: 720 x 576i
Output Connector
Composite:
Component (Y/Pb/Pr):
S-Video:
HDMI
RCA jack
RCA jacks
Mini Din
HDMI jack
Audio
Formats:
Output Connector:
Dolby Digital, MPEG (I and II)
SPDIF, Coaxial Digital, RCA jacks
Data
Serial Data Port:
RS-232
OSD
Number of Colours:
>256
Application System Resources
CPU:
306MIPS
RAM Memory:
64 MB SDRAM
Flash Memory:
2 MB
Power Supply
Input Voltage:
Consumption (max.):
100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
18W
Dimensions
Size (W x D x H):
Weight:
Approx. 360 x 270 x 80mm
Approx. 2.8kg
Environmental Data
Operating Temperature: 5 - 40ºC
Storage Temperature:
-40 - 65ºC
Supplied Accessories
Remote Control, type RM-X1022 (1)
AA size batteries (2)
RF Cable (1)
AC Cord (1)
AV Cable (1)
Y/Pb/Pr Cable (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice
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Additional Information
Channels Available (as of July 2004)
For updated information, please refer to www.dba.org.au or contact you local Sony service centre.
City
Identifier
Channel and
Middle Frequency
Transmitter Location
Start Date
Adelaide
Digital 7
Digital 9
Digital 10
Digital ABC
Digital SBS
VHF 6 - 177.5MHz
VHF 8 - 191.625MHz
VHF 11 - 219.5MHz
VHF 12 - 226.5MHz
UHF 33 - 564.5MHz
Mt Lofty
Main Transmitter - Mt Lofty
Main Transmitter - Mt Lofty
Main Transmitter - Crafers
Main Transmitter - Mt Lofty
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
Brisbane
Digital 7
Digital 9
Digital 10
Digital ABC
Digital SBS
VHF 6 - 177.5MHz
VHF 8 - 191.625MHz
VHF 11 - 219.5MHz
VHF 12 - 226.5MHz
UHF 36 - 585.5MHz
Main Transmitter - Mt Coot-tha
Main Transmitter - Mt Coot-tha
Main Transmitter - Mt Coot-tha
Main Transmitter - Mt Coot-tha
Main Transmitter - Mt Coot-tha
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
Melbourne
Digital 7
Digital 9
Digital 10
Digital ABC
Digital SBS
VHF 6 - 177.5MHz
VHF 8 - 191.625MHz
VHF 11 - 219.5MHz
VHF 12 - 226.5MHz
UHF 29 - 536.5MHz
Main Transmitter - Mt Dandenong
Main Transmitter - Mt Dandenong
Main Transmitter - Mt Dandenong
Main Transmitter - Mt Dandenong
Main Transmitter - Mt Dandenong
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
Perth
Digital 7
Digital 9
Digital 10
Digital ABC
Digital SBS
VHF 6 - 177.5MHz
VHF 8 - 191.625MHz
VHF 11 - 219.5MHz
VHF 12 - 226.5MHz
UHF 29 - 536.5MHz
Main Transmitter - Bickley
Main Transmitter - Walliston
Main Transmitter - Carmel
Main Transmitter - Bickley
Main Transmitter - Bickley
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
Sydney
Digital 7
Digital 9
Digital 10
Digital ABC
Digital SBS
VHF 6 - 177.5MHz
VHF 8 - 191.625MHz
VHF 11 - 219.5MHz
VHF 12 - 226.5MHz
UHF 34 - 571.5MHz
Main Transmitter - Artarmon
Main Transmitter - Willoughby
Main Transmitter - Artarmon
Main Transmitter - Gore Hill
Main Transmitter - Gore Hill
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
1/1/2001
Batchelor
QQQ -51
SBS -54
ABD -69
NTD -60
TND -63
IMP -66
UHF 50 - 683.5MHz
UHF 53 - 704.5MHz
UHF 56 - 725.5MHz
UHF 59 - 746.5MHz
UHF 62 - 767.5MHz
UHF 65 - 788.5MHz
Canberra
CTC -7
ABC -9
WIN -31
CBN -34
SBS -28
VHF 6 -177.5MHz
VHF 9A - 205.5MHz
VHF 11 - 219.5MHz
VHF 12 - 226.5MHz
VHF 30 - 543.5MHz
Telstra Tower Black Mountain
Telstra Tower Black Mountain
Telstra Tower Black Mountain
Telstra Tower Black Mountain
Telstra Tower Black Mountain
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
Darwin
SBS -28
ABD -6
NTD -8
TND -34
UHF 29 - 536.5MHz
UHF 30 - 543.5MHz
UHF 31 - 550.5MHz
UHF 32 - 557.5MHz
Deloraine Rd
Deloraine Rd
Deloraine Rd
Deloraine Rd
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
Newcastle
NBN -3
NEN -54
NRN -57
ABHN -5A/4B
SBS -45
UHF 36 - 585.5MHz
UHF 53 - 704.5MHz
UHF 51 - 690.5MHz
UHF 37 - 592.5MHz
UHF 38 - 599.5MHz
Mt Sugarloaf
Broadcast Site Mt Sugarloaf Range
Broadcast Site Mt Sugarloaf Range
Mt Sugarloaf
Mt Sugarloaf
30/6/2001
30/6/2001
30/6/2001
30/6/2001
30/6/2001
Wollongong
WIN -59
CTC -62
CBN -65
ABWN -56
SBS -53
UHF 36 - 585.5MHz
UHF 37 - 592.5MHz
UHF 38 - 599.5MHz
UHF 51 - 690.5MHz
UHF 54 - 711.625MHz
WIN Tower Knights Hill
NTL Tower Knights Hill
WIN Tower Knights Hill
NTL Tower Knights Hill
NTL Tower Knights Hill
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
30/6/2002
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Solution
(1) The receiver front panel power indicator doesn’t (a) Check the mains lead and make sure it is
light up, and no message on the front panel.
connected to a stable power outlet.
(b) Check if the set top box is in ‘Standby’ mode by
pressing the I/1 (Standby) button on the remote
control.
(2) Has message on the front panel but no picture
(a) Press the MENU button on the remote control or
on your TV screen.
front panel to call up the On Screen Display.
(b) Make sure the connector type between the set
top box and your TV set matches each other.
(c) Check the brightness level of your TV screen.
(3) Poor picture quality.
(a) Check the antenna and make sure it is aligned
to the correct direction. Use receiver’s ‘Manual
Scan’ option to check the signal’s BER and RF
Level when aligning the antenna.
(b) If you use any kind of amplifier to boost the
signal level, please check that it is functioning
adequately.
(c) Refer to solutions in item (2) above.
(4) No audio service.
(a) Check the receiver and your TV’s volume are
properly set and not in ‘mute’ mode.
(b) Check the audio connectors are correctly and
firmly connected.
(c) Make sure the receiver switch is set to the
correct Audio mode: Dolby Digital or PCM
(MPEG).
(d) Check the left and right audio channel.
Sometimes the preferred audio service is set in
the left or right channel only. Please refer to
‘Audio Select’.
(5) No video service.
If there is a music banner being displayed, then there
is ONLY audio available on this channel (for example,
a radio channel).
(6) Does not have all the channels available after
(a) Try ‘Full Scan’ to scan the missing channels
using ‘Auto Scan’ when installing the receiver.
instead of ‘Quick Scan’. Some new channels
may be available in your area.
(b) Try getting your aerial installation checked for
good quality reception.
(7) Cannot lock signal by using ‘Manual Setup’.
(a) Check the frequency you enter is exactly the
centre frequency of the required channel.
(b) Refer to solutions in item (3) above.
(8) No Teletext.
(a) Make sure the channel you are watching
provides a teletext service.
(b) Press the
button on the remote control again
to confirm there is not teletext service.
(9) Cannot receive channels after moving the
Enter the Setup menu and use the ‘Restore to
receiver between cities (e.g. from Melbourne to default’ option to clear the channel memory, then
Sydney).
enter the Install menu and use ‘Full Scan’ or ‘Quick
Scan’ for your new area to scan through all the
channels again.
On Screen Error Message
Message
(1) Bad Signal.
(2) Database is empty
Press menu for installation.
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Solution
(a) Check the antenna is connected correctly to the
tuner input (ANT. RF IN) of the receiver.
(b) Refer to solutions in item (3) above.
Press the MENU button to call up OSD menu for
channel search.
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Index
16:9 (Full Screen), 15
4:3 (Full Screen Crop), 15
4:3 (Letter Box), 15
O
Overview,
receiver, 6
remote control, 5
A, B
Accessories, supplied, 4
Aspect Ratio, 15
Audio Output Control, 15
Audio Select, 17
Batteries, inserting into the remote control, 11
C, D
Change Password, 14
Channels Available, 23
Connecting,
to a DVD recorder, 18
to a Hi-Fi, Home Theatre, 20
to a TV, 7
to a VCR, 18
P, Q
Parental Contorol, 14
Parental Rating, 14
Picture Freeze, 17
Picture In Picture (PIP), 17
Program Edit, 13
Program List, 12
Program Sorting, 13
Quick Scan, 13
R
Receiver overview, 6
Remote control of TV, 21
Remote control overview, 5
Restore to Default, 16
E, F
Easy Setup procedure, 11
Favorite List, 12
Favorite Preset, 13
Full Scan, 13
G, H, I, J, K
Information, 16
Install menu, 13
i-Plate display, 17
S
Safety information, 2
Setup menu, 15
Skip, 13
Specifications, 22
S/W Update, 16
T
L, M, N
Table of contents, 3
Teletext, 17
Time Setup, 16
Troubleshooting, 24
Manual Scan, 13
Menu system, general operation, 12
MPEG Volume Control, 15
U, V, W, X, Y, Z
Video Format, 15
Video/Audio Setup, 15
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