Sony RM-AX5000 User's manual
1 Integrated Remote Commander RM-AX5000 Install “RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool” to your Windows PC. 3 Start “RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool and register a Component.” Operating Instructions Sync the Remote Commander with this Wizard setting. “RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool” Quick Start Guide Owner’s Record The model number is located on the rear of the unit and the serial number is located in the battery compartment. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model number : RM-AX5000 Serial number : http://esupport.sony.com/US/RMAX5000/ © 2008 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia Complete the installation by following the on-screen instructions. Contents • Remote Commander “RM-AX5000” • Battery Charging Stand “BCA-RMAX5K” • Rear Cover Start Set up your Component by following the simple on-screen instructions. Below are the main steps you will go through to set up your Remote Commander. • AC Power Adaptor • Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack • USB Cable Select “First Setup Wizard.” 4 Disconnect the Remote Commander. 5 Let’s try using the Remote Commander! (e.g.) To operate a TV which has just been set up. • CD-ROM • Quick Start Guide • Warranty Card Press the “POWER” button to turn the TV on. Installing the battery Insert the connector with the Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack into the Remote Commander. Be sure to match the direction of the connector. 2 Press the Label button “TV.” Connect the Remote Commander to your PC. Attach and slide the Rear Cover. CH AR G E Be sure to match the direction of the Rear Cover. Align the bottom of the Rear Cover to the Attaching line. EN Press the “OTHER” button. CH AR G E OP EN OP Attaching line Specify the Model number in the “Configure” window. CH AR G E EN OP to your PC CH AR G E CH A RG E Charging the battery EN OP Connect the AC Power Adaptor DC IN 6 V jack CHARGE indicator plug directly to the DC IN 6 V jack on the Remote Commander. Then connect the AC Power Adaptor to a wall outlet. EN OP Charging starts when the CHARGE indicator in the top of the display is lit. AC Power Adaptor plug Charging is completed when the CHARGE indicator turns off. Disconnect the AC Power adaptor. Then slide to close the Rear Cover. USB Cable AC Adaptor (to a wall outlet) Press the Label buttons or Hardware buttons for desired operations. Convenient Features Control Panel reference On-PC Setup and On-Remote Setup The RM-AX5000 is a full-featured Universal Remote Commander that easily consolidates all of your remote controls into one, providing full control of up to 18 different Components, including audio, video, and home theater. The following are its main features. The Control Panel shows the following items. There are two ways to make setups for the Remote Commander: “On-PC Setup” with PC software and “On-Remote Setup” directly on the Remote Commander. On-PC Setup (Recommended) The Remote Commander is preset at the factory to operate Sony brand Components, so you can use it out of the box as a control center for your Sony A/V Components. Clock display and Timer function Learning function lets you program other remote control signals you may need System Control function executes a macro by pressing one button Title bar Displays the current Custom Setup name as “(Custom Setup name) RMAX5000 Custom Setup Tool.” Menu bar Displays the RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool menu. [Add New Component] button Opens the dialog box for adding new Components. Component/XPRESS function image area Displays the information connected to the Component or XPRESS function registered to the Custom Setup Tool. [Set Up] button Jumps to the display that is to customize the Component or XPRESS function of the selected area. (Delete) button Deletes the Component or XPRESS function in the selected area. On-PC Setup Editable Editable Editable Editable Editable Editable Editable Editable Editable On-Remote Setup Editable Editable Non-editable Non-editable Non-editable Editable Non-editable Non-editable Editable Components or learned data done on On-Remote Setup can be imported to your PC. However, the data setup with On-PC Setup cannot be changed with On-Remote Setup. Macro Setups Connection status Displays the connection status between your PC and the Remote Commander. A “Macro” is a series of multiple commands or actions that are performed in order. By programming macros into the Remote Commander, you can operate your Components easily through one-button control. There are two primary types of macros for the Remote Commander: XPRESS functions for specific A/V playback and System Control functions for total home theater and A/V control. [Sync Remote Commander] button Transfers the Custom Setup you made in the RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool to the Remote Commander. Label buttons Hardware buttons [System Control] button Jumps to “System Control Settings” window. Select a button on the Remote Commander of the setting display so as to set the Action with the Set Up Actions button. There are two different ways to select a component. [Timer Actions] button Jumps to “Timer Action Settings” window. Then you can program the Remote Commander to automatically perform a customized series of actions at a designated time. To select with the Label button Press the [OTHER] button to display the registered Components, then press the desired Label button. [Page1/Page2] button Switches the display between Page 1 and Page 2 when the total number of the Component and XPRESS functions in Page 1 is more than 15. If you have any questions about this product, you may call; Sony Electronics Support 1-866-922-7669 or http://esupport.sony.com/US/RMAX5000/ Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Model number: Responsible Party: Address: SONY RM-AX5000 Sony Electronics Inc. 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 USA Telephone number: 858-942-2230 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Hint (Close) button Exits RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool. [Hardware Settings] button Jumps to “Hardware Settings” window. Then you can customize the settings of the Remote Commander. To select with the Hardware button Press one of the desired Hardware button directories. Setup items Setting the Preset codes Learning the remote control signals Customizing the Label of the display Customizing the Wallpaper of the display Customizing the Button Illumination color Switching the Timer ON or OFF Programming the Timer Programming the macro Hardware Settings For details, refer to the Operating Instructions (PDF file). [Customize Component Menu] button Jumps to “Customize Component Menu” window. Then you can customize the display of the Component Menu. OTHER button Programmable items of On-PC Setup and On-Remote Setup (Minimize) button Minimizes the RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool window and shows an icon on the Windows taskbar. [HELP] button Displays the HELP window. Selecting a desired Component “On-Remote Setup” is a way of setting up directly on the Remote Commander. You can use it immediately after presetting your Component. However, some advanced setups are not available with On-Remote setup (see the Operating Instructions). On-Remote Setup RECYCLING NICKEL METAL HYDRIDE BATTERIES Nickel Metal Hydride batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by returning your used rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest you. For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free 1800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/ Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Nickel Metal Hydride batteries. Notice for users On the supplied software XPRESS function An XPRESS function is an executed series of consecutive actions that can operate several A/V Components by pressing just one button. Also, the XPRESS function can memorize the status of power on/off, input select of each Component, and it sends a signal corresponding to their status, therefore, all you have to do is simply press your XPRESS button once. System Control • Copyright laws prohibit reproducing the software or the manual accompanying it in whole or in part, or renting the software without the permission of the copyright holder. • In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damage, or loss of profits, including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with this unit. • In the event a problem occurs with this software as a result of defective manufacturing, SONY will replace it. However, SONY bears no other responsibility. • The software provided with this unit cannot be used with equipment other than that which is so designated. • Please note that, due to continued efforts to improve quality, the software specifications may be changed without notice. • Operation of this unit with software other than that provided is not covered by the warranty. On copyrights • Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • All other trademarks and registered trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. In this manual, ™ and ® marks are not specified. Program © 2008 Sony Corporation Documentation © 2008 Sony Corporation A System Control function is an executed series of actions that operate several A/V Components by pressing just one button. For details, refer to the Help file of “RM-AX5000 Custom Setup Tool.” Disposing of the battery Using a Battery Charging Stand For environmental conservation, be sure to remove the rechargeable battery from the unit before you dispose of the product, and dispose of the battery appropriately. Detach the Rear Cover according to the following procedure, then remove the battery. Connect the AC Power Adaptor plug to the DC IN 6 V jack on the rear of the Battery Charging Stand. E Groups of commands from different Components can be set for up to 12 XPRESS functions. For example, when you watch a movie on a DVD player using a TV and Receiver/Amplifier, you can turn on all Components by the press of a single button, even selecting the necessary inputs at the same time, automatically. Available buttons for the XPRESS functions appear on the display. Also, XPRESS functions can memorize the power on/off and input status of each Component, and send a corresponding signal all with a single button press. On-Remote Setup G XPRESS functions for executing macros to operate several A/V Components by just one button On-Remote Setup AR The Remote Commander also recognizes the Preset codes for most major brand Components, not only Sony. Just select the corresponding codes to control all of your A/V Components. On-PC Setup E Remote control signals for non-Sony Components are also included G Centralized control of Sony A/V Components with one Remote Commander This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: –Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. –Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. –Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. –Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. AR With the Remote Commander, you can control up to 18 Components, including your TV, DVD Player, Cable Set Top Box, Satellite Receiver, DVR, VCR, CD Player, Receiver, etc. INFORMATION EN CH Control up to 18 Components “On-PC Setup” uses the supplied software “RMAX5000 Custom Setup Tool” to set up the Remote Commander. It allows you to easily make all the necessary setups for the Remote Commander (Component Preset codes, etc.,). Furthermore, you can add and customize a range of setups which are not available with On-Remote Setup. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. CH WARNING EN OP After matching the Remote Commander terminal and the Battery Charging Stand terminal, place the Remote Commander on the Battery Charging Stand. Slide and open the Rear Cover until it stops. OP Remove the rear cover while pressing the tab, then remove the connector.
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