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Multi Channel AV
Receiver
Operating Instructions
STR-DG520
©2008 Sony Corporation
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Owner’s Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the rear
of the unit. Record the serial number in the space
provided below. Refer to them whenever you call
upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. ______________________________________________________
Serial No. ______________________________________________________
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric
shock, do not expose this apparatus to
rain or moisture.
To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the
apparatus with newspapers, table-cloths, curtains,
etc. And don’t place lighted candles on the
apparatus.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects
filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Install this system so that the power cord can be
unplugged from the wall socket immediately in the
event of trouble.
Batteries or batteries installed apparatus shall not be
exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or
the like.
For customers in the United
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This symbol is intended to alert the
user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the
appliance.
WARNING
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 into 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.
CAUTION
You are cautioned that any changes or modification
not expressly approved in this manual could void
your authority to operate this equipment.
Note to CATV system installer:
This symbol is intended to alert the
user to the presence of uninsulated
“dangerous voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a
risk of electric shock to persons.
This reminder is provided to call CATV system
installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC
that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in
particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be
connected to the grounding system of the building,
as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
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About This Manual
• The instructions in this manual are for model
STR-DG520. Check your model number by
looking at the lower right corner of the front panel.
In this manual, models of area code U is used for
illustration purposes unless stated otherwise. Any
difference in operation is clearly indicated in the
text, for example, “Models of area code U only”.
• The instructions in this manual describe the
controls on the supplied remote. You can also use
the controls on the receiver if they have the same
or similar names as those on the remote.
About area codes
The area code of the receiver you purchased is
shown on the lower right portion of the rear panel
(see the illustration below).
MONITOR OUT
Y
PB/CB
PR/CR
FRONT
L
VIDEO
SURROUND
R
L
CENTER
R
SPEAKERS
Area code
Any differences in operation, according to the area
code, are clearly indicated in the text, for example,
“Models of area code AA only”.
This receiver incorporates Dolby* Digital and Pro
Logic Surround and the DTS** Digital Surround
System.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories.
Dolby, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
** Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent
#’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762;
6,487,535 & other U.S. and worldwide patents
issued & pending. DTS and DTS Digital
Surround are registered trademarks and the DTS
logos and Symbol are trademarks of DTS, Inc.
© 1996-2007 DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
This receiver incorporates High-Definition
Multimedia Interface (HDMITM) technology.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition
Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered
trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
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Table of Contents
Getting Started
Tuner Operations
Description and location of parts...................5
1: Installing speakers ...................................13
2: Connecting speakers................................14
3a: Connecting the audio components.........15
3b: Connecting the video components ........16
4: Connecting the antennas (aerials)............24
5: Preparing the receiver and the remote .....25
6: Adjusting the speaker levels and
balance (TEST TONE) ...........................26
Listening to FM/AM radio.......................... 46
Presetting radio stations .............................. 47
Playback
Selecting a component.................................28
Listening/Watching a component ................29
Other Operations
Switching between digital and analog audio
(INPUT MODE) .................................... 50
Enjoying the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
(DMPORT) ............................................ 50
Naming inputs............................................. 52
Changing the display .................................. 53
Using the Sleep Timer ................................ 53
Recording using the receiver....................... 54
Using the Remote
Amplifier Operations
Navigating through menus...........................31
Adjusting the level (LEVEL menu).............34
Adjusting the tone (TONE menu) ...............35
Settings for the surround sound
(SUR menu)............................................35
Settings for the tuner (TUNER menu).........36
Settings for the audio (AUDIO menu).........36
Settings for the system (SYSTEM menu) ...37
Changing button assignments ..................... 54
Additional Information
Glossary ...................................................... 55
Precautions.................................................. 57
Troubleshooting .......................................... 58
Specifications.............................................. 61
Index ........................................................... 63
Enjoying Surround Sound
Enjoying Dolby Digital and DTS Surround
sound (AUTO FORMAT DIRECT) .......40
Selecting a pre-programmed sound field.....42
Using only the front speakers
(2CH STEREO)......................................44
Listening to the sound without any
adjustment (ANALOG DIRECT)...........45
Resetting sound fields to the initial
settings....................................................45
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Getting Started
Getting Started
Description and location of parts
Front panel
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
?/1
MASTER VOLUME
DISPLAY
INPUT MODE
INPUT SELECTOR
SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
MEMORY/
ENTER
TUNING
MODE
TUNING
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
MUSIC
ANALOG
DIRECT
MUTING
9
8
PHONES
qd
qs
qa
q;
Name
Function
Name
Function
A ?/1
(on/standby)
Press to turn the receiver on
or off (page 25, 29, 30, 45,
62).
G MASTER
VOLUME
B SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
Press to turn the speaker
system on or off (page 14).
Turn to adjust the volume
level of all speakers at the
same time (page 27, 28, 29,
30).
H MUTING
C Display
The current status of the
selected component or a list
of selectable items appears
here (page 7).
Press to turn off the sound
temporarily.
Press MUTING again to
restore the sound (page 28).
D Remote
sensor
Receives signals from remote
commander.
I ANALOG
DIRECT
Press to listen to high quality
analog sound (page 45).
E DISPLAY
Press to select information
displayed on the display
(page 53).
J INPUT
SELECTOR
Turn to select the input
source to play back (page 28,
29, 30, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 52,
54).
K 2CH
Press to select a sound field
(page 40).
F INPUT MODE Press to select the input mode
when the same components
are connected to both digital
and analog jacks (page 50).
A.F.D.
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MUSIC
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Name
Function
L MEMORY/
ENTER
Press to operate the tuner
(FM/AM) (page 46).
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TUNING
MODE
TUNING +/–
M PHONES jack Connects to headphones
(page 58).
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About the indicators on the display
SW
2
3
LFE
;D
L
C
R
SL
S
SR
4
; PLII
5
; PL
HDMI
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qs
6
OPT DTS
COAX
qa
7
8
MEMORY
D.RANGE
q;
ST
MONO
9
Name
Function
Name
Function
A SW
Lights up when sub woofer
selection is set to “YES” (page
37) and the audio signal is
output from the SUB
WOOFER jack.
E OPT
B LFE
Lights up when the disc being
played back contains an LFE
(Low Frequency Effect)
channel and the LFE channel
signal is actually being
reproduced.
Lights up when BD input is
selected. However,
“UNLOCK” appears on the
display if no digital signal is
input through the OPTICAL
jack. “OPT” also lights up
when SAT input is selected if
INPUT MODE is set to
“AUTO” and the source signal
is a digital signal being input
through the OPTICAL jack.
C ;D
Lights up when the receiver is
decoding Dolby Digital
signals.
Note
When playing a Dolby Digital
format disc, be sure that you
have made digital connections
and that INPUT MODE is set
to “AUTO” (page 50).
F DTS
Lights up when the receiver is
decoding DTS signals.
Note
When playing a DTS format
disc, be sure that you have
made digital connections and
that INPUT MODE is set to
“AUTO” (page 50).
G MEMORY
Lights up when a memory
function, such as Preset
Memory (page 48), etc., is
activated.
H Tuner
indicators
Lights up when using the
receiver to tune in radio
stations (page 46), etc.
I Preset
station
indicators
Lights up when using the
receiver to tune in radio
stations you have preset. For
details on presetting radio
stations, see page 47.
J D.RANGE
Lights up when dynamic range
compression is activated (page
32).
D ; PL/
; PLII
“; PL” lights up when the
receiver applies Pro Logic
processing to 2 channel signals
in order to output the center and
surround channel signals.
“; PLII” lights up when the
Pro Logic II Movie/Music
decoder is activated.
However, these indicators do
not light up if both the center
and surround speakers are set to
“NO” (page 33) and you select
a sound field using the A.F.D.
button.
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Name
Function
K COAX
Lights up when DVD input is
selected. However,
“UNLOCK” appears on the
display if no digital signal is
input through the COAXIAL
jack.
L HDMI
Lights up when the receiver
recognizes a component
connected via a HDMI IN jack
(page 17).
M Playback
channel
indicators
The letters (L, C, R, etc.)
indicate the channels being
played back. The boxes around
the letters vary to show how the
receiver downmixes the source
sound (based on the speaker
settings).
Front Left
Front Right
Center (monaural)
Surround Left
Surround Right
Surround (monaural or the
surround components obtained
by Pro Logic processing)
Example:
Recording format (Front/
Surround): 3/2.1
Output channel: When
surround speakers are set to
“NO” (page 33)
Sound Field: A.F.D. AUTO
L
R
C
SL
SR
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L
SL
C
R
SR
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Rear panel
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2
DVD IN
BD IN
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
DMPORT
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
7 6
TV
SAT
VIDEO
5
SUB WOOFER
4
A DIGITAL INPUT/OUTPUT section
SPEAKERS
3
C SPEAKERS section
OPTICAL
IN jacks
Connects to a DVD
player, etc. The
COAXIAL jack
COAXIAL IN provides a better
jack
sound quality (page
17, 20, 22).
HDMI IN/
OUT jacks*
Connects to a DVD
player or a Blu-ray
disc player. The
image and the
sound are output to
a TV (page 17).
Connects to
speakers (page 14).
D VIDEO/AUDIO INPUT/OUTPUT
section
AUDIO IN/
White (L) OUT jacks
B COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT/
OUTPUT section
Green
(Y)
Blue
(PB/CB)
Red
(PR/CR)
COMPONENT
VIDEO
INPUT/
OUTPUT
jacks*
Connects to a DVD
player, TV, or a
satellite tuner. You
can enjoy high
quality image (page
19, 20, 22).
Red (R)
Yellow
Connects to video
and audio jacks of a
VCR, a DVD
player, etc. (page
19–23).
VIDEO IN/
OUT jacks*
E AUDIO INPUT section
AUDIO IN
White (L) jacks
Red (R)
Black
Connects to a Super
Audio CD player,
CD player, etc.
(page 15).
AUDIO OUT Connects to a sub
jack
woofer (page 14).
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F ANTENNA section
Remote commander
FM
ANTENNA
jack
Connects to the FM
wire antenna
(aerial) supplied
with this receiver
(page 24).
AM
ANTENNA
terminals
Connects to the AM
loop antenna
(aerial) supplied
with this receiver
(page 24).
You can use the supplied remote to operate the
receiver and to control the Sony audio/video
components that the remote is assigned to
operate (page 54).
RM-AAU020
1
TV INPUT
TV ?/1
SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1
G DMPORT
?/1
2
wa
SYSTEM STANDBY
DMPORT
jack
VIDEO
Connects to a
DIGITAL MEDIA
PORT adapter
(page 51).
BD
TV
2CH
* You can watch the selected input image when you
connect the HDMI OUT or MONITOR OUT jack
to a TV or projector (page 17, 19).
DVD
SAT
3
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
A.F.D.
MUSIC
4
DVD/BD
MENU
1
2
5
3
D.SKIP
w;
4
7
ql
qk
qj
-
9
8
>10/
0/10
6
6
5
D.TUNING
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
DISPLAY
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
7
8
9
q;
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
qh
qa
qg
qf
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
TUNING –
m
TUNING +
H
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M
FM MODE
TV
X
x
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Function
Name
Function
A TV ?/1
(on/standby)
Press TV ?/1 and TV (M) at
the same time to turn the TV
on or off.
H AMP MENU
AV ?/1
(on/standby)
Press to turn on or off the
Sony audio/video components
that the remote is assigned to
operate (page 54).
If you press ?/1 (B) at the
same time, it will turn off the
receiver and other
components (SYSTEM
STANDBY).
Note
The function of the AV ?/1
switch changes automatically
each time you press the input
buttons (C).
Press to display the menu of
the receiver. Then, use V, v,
B, b and
(P) to perform
menu operations.
I MEMORY
Press to store a station.
B ?/1
(on/standby)
Press to turn the receiver on or
off.
To turn off all components,
press ?/1 and AV ?/1 (A) at
the same time (SYSTEM
STANDBY).
C Input buttons Press one of the buttons to
select the component you
want to use. When you press
any of the input buttons, the
receiver turns on. The buttons
are factory assigned to control
Sony components.
You can change the button
assignments following the
steps in “Changing button
assignments” on page 54.
D 2CH
ENTER
J MUTING
Press to turn off the sound
temporarily.
Press MUTING again to
restore the sound.
Press MUTING and TV (M)
at the same time to activate
the TV’s muting function.
K TV VOL
+a)/–
Press TV VOL +/– and TV
(M) at the same time to adjust
the TV volume level.
MASTER
VOL +a)/–
L ./>b)
Press to
– search tracks in the forward/
reverse direction of the
DVD player.
– start fast forward/rewind of
the VCR, CD player or Bluray disc player.
Ha)b)
Press to start playback of the
VCR, CD player, DVD player
or Blu-ray disc player.
Xb)
Press to pause playback or
recording of the VCR, CD
player, DVD player or Bluray disc player. (Also starts
recording with components in
recording standby.)
MOVIE
MUSIC
F D.SKIP
Press to skip a disc when
using a multi-disc changer.
G D.TUNING
Press to enter direct tuning
mode.
Press to skip a track of the CD
player, DVD player or Bluray disc player.
m/Mb)
Press to select a sound field.
Press to display the menu of
the DVD or Blu-ray disc on
the TV screen. Then, use V, v,
B, b and
(P) to perform
menu operations.
Press to adjust the volume
level of all speakers at the
same time.
REPLAY < / Press to replay the previous
ADVANCE < scene or fast forward the
current scene of the VCR,
DVD player or Blu-ray disc
player.
A.F.D.
E DVD/BD
MENU
Press to enter the value after
selecting a channel, disc or
track using the numeric
buttons of the TV, VCR or
satellite tuner.
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Name
xb)
Function
Name
Function
Press to stop playback of the
VCR, CD player, DVD player
or Blu-ray disc player.
P
After pressing DVD/BD
MENU (E), AMP MENU
(H) or MENU/HOME (N),
press V, v, B or b to select the
settings. Then, press
to
enter the selection if you have
pressed DVD/BD MENU or
MENU/HOME previously.
Press
also to enter the
selection of the receiver,
VCR, satellite tuner, CD
player, DVD player or Bluray disc player.
FM MODE
Press to select the FM
monaural or stereo reception.
TV CH +/–
Press TV CH +/– and TV (M)
at the same time to select
preset TV channels.
PRESET +/–
Press to select
– preset stations.
– preset channels of the VCR
or satellite tuner.
TUNING +/–
Press to scan a station.
M TV
,
V/v/B/b
Q DISPLAY
Press to select information
displayed on the TV screen of
the VCR, satellite tuner, CD
player, DVD player or Bluray disc player.
Press DISPLAY and TV (M)
at the same time to display
TV’s information on the TV
screen.
R TOOLS/
OPTIONS
Press to display and select the
options of the DVD player or
Blu-ray disc player.
Press TOOLS/OPTIONS and
TV (M) at the same time to
display options applicable to
the Sony TV.
S -/--
Press to select the channel
entry mode, either one or two
digit of the VCR.
Press -/-- and TV (M) at the
same time to select the
channel entry mode, either
one or two digits of the TV.
Press TV and the button you
want at the same time to
activate the buttons with
orange printing.
N MENU/HOME Press to display the menu of
the VCR, DVD player,
satellite tuner or Blu-ray disc
player on the TV screen.
Press MENU/HOME and TV
(M) at the same time to
display the TV’s menu.
Then, use V, v, B, b and
(P) to perform menu
operations.
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EXIT O
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Press to
– return to the previous menu.
– exit the menu while the
menu or on-screen guide of
the VCR, DVD player,
satellite tuner or Blu-ray disc
player is displayed on the
TV screen.
Press RETURN/EXIT O and
TV (M) at the same time to
return to the previous menu or
exit the TV’s menu while the
menu is displayed on the TV
screen.
>10/
x
CLEAR
Press to select
– track numbers over 10 of the
VCR, satellite tuner or CD
player.
– channel numbers of the
Digital CATV terminal.
Press to clear a mistake when
you press the incorrect
numeric button.
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Function
T Numeric
buttons
(number 5a))
Press to
– preset/tune to preset
stations.
– select track numbers of the
CD player, DVD player or
Blu-ray disc player. Press 0/
10 to select track number 10.
– select channel numbers of
the VCR or satellite tuner.
Press the numeric buttons and
TV (M) at the same time to
select the TV channels.
U TV INPUT
Press TV INPUT and TV (M)
at the same time to select the
input signal (TV input or
video input).
SLEEP
1: Installing speakers
This receiver allows you to use a 5.1 channel
system (5 speakers and one sub woofer).
To fully enjoy theater-like multi channel
surround sound requires five speakers (two
front speakers, a center speaker, and two
surround speakers) and a sub woofer (5.1
channel).
Example of a 5.1 channel
speaker system configuration
Press to activate the Sleep
Timer function and the
duration which the receiver
turns off automatically.
a)
The number 5, MASTER VOL +, TV VOL +, and
H buttons have tactile dots. Use the tactile dots
as references when operating the receiver.
b)
This button is also available for DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT adapter operation. For details on
the function of the button, see the operating
instructions supplied with the DIGITAL MEDIA
PORT adapter.
Notes
• Some functions explained in this section may not
work depending on the model.
• The above explanation is intended to serve as an
example only. Therefore, depending on the
component, the above operation may not be
possible or may operate differently than described.
AFront speaker (left)
BFront speaker (right)
CCenter speaker
DSurround speaker (left)
ESurround speaker (right)
FSub woofer
Tip
Since the sub woofer does not emit highly
directional signals, you can place it wherever you
want.
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2: Connecting speakers
Before connecting cords, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
F
A
D
A
DVD IN
B
BD IN
OUT
HDMI
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
PR/CR
FRONT
DVD
MONITOR
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
CENTER
L
AUDIO
OUT
R
SAT
VIDEO
SPEAKERS
SUB WOOFER
B
13/32 in.
(10 mm)
E
C
B
A Monaural audio cord (not supplied)
B Speaker cords (not supplied)
AFront speaker (left)
BFront speaker (right)
CCenter speaker
DSurround speaker (left)
ESurround speaker (right)
FSub woofer*
* When you connect a sub woofer with an auto
standby function, turn off the function when
watching movies. If the auto standby function is
set to on, it turns to standby mode automatically
based on the level of the input signal to a sub
woofer, then sound may not be output.
Note
You can turn on or off the speaker system with the
SPEAKERS (ON/OFF) button (page 5).
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3a: Connecting the audio components
The following illustration shows how to
connect a Super Audio CD/CD player.
After connecting your Super Audio CD/CD
player, proceed to “3b: Connecting the video
components” (page 16) or “4: Connecting the
antennas (aerials)” (page 24).
Super Audio CD
player/CD player
A
DVD IN
BD IN
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Audio cord (not supplied)
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Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect
the AC power cord (mains lead).
Connecting a Super Audio CD/
CD player
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3b: Connecting the video components
How to connect your
components
Video input/output jacks to be
connected
This section describes how to connect your
video components to this receiver. Before you
begin, refer to “Component to be connected”
below for the pages which describe how to
connect each component.
After connecting all your components,
proceed to “4: Connecting the antennas
(aerials)” (page 24).
The image quality depends on the connecting
jack. Refer to the illustration that follows.
Select the connection according to the jacks on
your components.
Y
PB/CB
HDMI
PR/CR
VIDEO
COMPONENT VIDEO
Component to be connected
Component
Page
With HDMI jack
17
TV
19
DVD player/DVD recorder
20
Satellite tuner/Set-top box
22
VCR
23
Digital
Analog
High quality image
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Getting Started
Connecting components with
HDMI jacks
HDMI is the abbreviated name for HighDefinition Multimedia Interface. It is an
interface which transmits video and audio
signals in digital format.
Before connecting cables, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
DVD player
Audio
signals
Blu-ray disc player
Audio
signals
Audio/video
signals
A
B
Audio/video
signals
C
DVD IN
TV, etc.
BD IN
Audio/video
signals
B
B
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
DMPORT
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Coaxial digital cord (not supplied)
B HDMI cable (not supplied)
We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable.
C Optical digital cord (not supplied)
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Notes on HDMI connections
• The sound is output from the TV speaker
only when a playback component and this
receiver, as well as this receiver and the TV
are connected via the HDMI jack. To output
the sound from the speakers and to take
advantage of the multi channel surround
sound, be sure to
– connect the digital audio jacks on the
playback component to the receiver.
– turn off TV’s volume or activate the TV’s
muting function.
• The multi/stereo area audio signals of a
Super Audio CD are not output.
• Video signals input to the HDMI IN jack can
only be output from the HDMI OUT jack.
The input video signals cannot be output
from the VIDEO OUT jacks, or MONITOR
OUT jacks.
• Check the setup of the connected component
if an image is poor or the sound does not
come out of a component connected via the
HDMI cable.
• This receiver may not be able to transfer
video or audio signals with certain types of
components.
• Refer to the operating instructions of each
component connected for details.
Notes
• Be sure to turn on the receiver when the video and
audio signals of a playback component are being
output to a TV via the receiver. Unless the power is
turned on, neither video nor audio signals will be
transmitted.
• When connecting optical digital cords, insert the
plugs straight in until they click into place.
• Do not bend or tie optical digital cords.
Tip
All the digital audio jacks are compatible with
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, and 96 kHz sampling
frequencies.
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Note
Connecting a TV
The image from a video component connected
to this receiver can be displayed on a TV
screen.
It is not necessary to connect all the cords.
Connect audio and video cords according to
the jacks of your components.
Before connecting cords, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
Tips
• You can watch the selected input image when you
connect the MONITOR OUT or HDMI OUT jack
to a TV or projector.
• To output the sound of the TV from the speakers
connected to the receiver, be sure to:
– connect the audio output jacks of the TV to the
TV AUDIO IN jacks of the receiver.
– turn off TV’s volume or activate the TV’s muting
function.
TV
Audio signals
Video signals
A
B
DVD IN
BD IN
C
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Audio cord (not supplied)
B Video cord (not supplied)
C Component video cord (not supplied)
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Be sure to turn on the receiver when the video and
audio signals of a playback component are being
output to a TV via the receiver. Unless the power is
turned on, neither video nor audio signals will be
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Notes
Connecting a DVD player/DVD
recorder
• To input multi channel digital audio from the DVD
player, set the digital audio output setting on the
DVD player. Refer to the operating instructions
supplied with the DVD player.
• As this receiver does not have analog audio input
jacks for DVD, connect your DVD player to the
DIGITAL COAXIAL DVD IN jack on the
receiver. To output sound from the front left/right
speakers only, press 2CH.
The following illustration shows how to
connect a DVD player/DVD recorder.
It is not necessary to connect all the cords.
Connect audio and video cords according to
the jacks of your components.
Before connecting cords, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
Tip
All the digital audio jacks are compatible with
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, and 96 kHz sampling
frequencies.
Connecting a DVD player
DVD player
Audio signals
Video signals
A
B
DVD IN
C
BD IN
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Coaxial digital cord (not supplied)
B Video cord (not supplied)
C Component video cord (not supplied)
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Connecting a DVD recorder
Video signals
Audio signals
A
DVD IN
BD IN
Getting Started
DVD recorder
B
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Video cord (not supplied)
B Audio cord (not supplied)
Notes
• Be sure to change the factory setting of the VIDEO
input button on the remote so that you can use the
button to control your DVD recorder. For details,
see “Changing button assignments” (page 54).
• You can also rename the VIDEO input so that it
can be displayed on the receiver’s display. For
details, see “Naming inputs” (page 52).
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Notes
Connecting a satellite tuner/
set-top box
• When connecting optical digital cords, insert the
plugs straight in until they click into place.
• Do not bend or tie optical digital cords.
The following illustration shows how to
connect a satellite tuner or a set-top box.
It is not necessary to connect all the cords.
Connect audio and video cords according to
the jacks of your components.
Before connecting cords, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
Tip
All the digital audio jacks are compatible with
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, and 96 kHz sampling
frequencies.
Satellite tuner/set-top box
Audio signals
Video signals
A
B
C
D
DVD IN
BD IN
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Audio cord (not supplied)
B Optical digital cord (not supplied)
C Video cord (not supplied)
D Component video cord (not supplied)
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Before connecting cords, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
Getting Started
Connecting components with
analog video and audio jack
The following illustration shows how to
connect a component which has analog jacks
such as a VCR, etc.
It is not necessary to connect all the cords.
Connect audio and video cords according to
the jacks of your components.
VCR
Video signals
Audio signals
A
DVD IN
BD IN
B
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
A Video cord (not supplied)
B Audio cord (not supplied)
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4: Connecting the antennas (aerials)
Connect the supplied AM loop antenna
(aerial) and FM wire antenna (aerial).
Before connecting the antennas, make sure to
disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).
FM wire antenna (aerial) (supplied)
AM loop antenna (aerial)
(supplied)
DVD IN
BD IN
OUT
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT IN
DVD IN
MONITOR OUT
Y
SAT
IN
PB/CB
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
DVD
IN
PR/CR
FRONT
COAXIAL
DVD
MONITOR
DMPORT
L
COMPONENT VIDEO
SURROUND
R
IN
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
AUDIO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
L
CENTER
AUDIO
OUT
L
R
R
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
VIDEO
SUB WOOFER
SPEAKERS
* The shape of the connector varies depending on
the area code of this receiver.
Notes
• To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop
antenna (aerial) away from the receiver and other
components.
• Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna
(aerial).
• After connecting the FM wire antenna (aerial),
keep it as horizontal as possible.
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Connecting the AC power cord
(mains lead)
Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) to a
wall outlet.
Notes
• Before connecting the AC power cord (mains
lead), make sure that the stripped end of the
speaker cords are not touching each other between
the speaker terminals.
• Connect the AC power cord (mains lead) firmly.
Performing initial setup
operations
Before using the receiver for the first time,
initialize the receiver by performing the
following procedure. This procedure can also
be used to return settings you have made to
their factory defaults.
Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for
this operation.
1,2
?/1
MASTER VOLUME
DISPLAY
INPUT MODE
INPUT SELECTOR
SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
MEMORY/
ENTER
TUNING
MODE
TUNING
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
ANALOG
DIRECT
MUSIC
MUTING
PHONES
AC power cord (mains lead)
3
FRONT
1
Press ?/1 to turn off the
receiver.
2
Hold down ?/1 for 5 seconds.
L
“PUSH” and “ENTER” appears on the
display alternately.
R
3
Press MEMORY/ENTER.
After “CLEARING” appears on the
display for a while, “CLEARED”
appears.
All the settings you have changed or
adjusted are reset to the initial settings.
To the wall outlet
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5: Preparing the receiver
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Inserting batteries into the
remote
Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries in the
RM-AAU020 Remote Commander.
Observe the correct polarity when installing
batteries.
6: Adjusting the speaker
levels and balance
(TEST TONE)
You can adjust the speaker levels and balance
while listening to the test tone from your
listening position.
Tip
The receiver employs a test tone with a frequency
centered at 800 Hz.
TV INPUT
TV ?/1
SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1
?/1
SYSTEM STANDBY
VIDEO
Notes
• Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or
humid place.
• Do not use a new battery with old ones.
• Do not mix manganese batteries and other kinds of
batteries.
• Do not expose the remote sensor to direct sunlight
or lighting apparatuses. Doing so may cause a
malfunction.
• If you do not intend to use the remote for an
extended period of time, remove the batteries to
avoid possible damage from battery leakage and
corrosion.
• When you replace the batteries, the remote buttons
may be reset to their factory settings. If this
happens, reassign the buttons again (page 54).
TV
2CH
A.F.D.
DVD
SAT
Input
buttons
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
D.SKIP
>10/
-
0/10
D.TUNING
1
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
DISPLAY
MASTER
VOL +/–
RETURN/EXIT
1
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
2-5
Tip
Under normal conditions, the batteries should last
for about 3 months. When the remote no longer
operates the receiver, replace all the batteries with
new ones.
BD
MENU/HOME
Press AMP MENU.
“1-LEVEL” appears on the display.
2
Press
menu.
3
Press V/v repeatedly to select
“T. TONE”.
4
Press
or b to enter the
parameter.
or b to enter the
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Press V/v repeatedly to select
“T. TONE Y”.
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The test tone is output from each speaker
in sequence as follows:
Front left t Center t Front right t
Surround right t Surround left t
Sub woofer
Adjust the speaker levels and
balance using the LEVEL menu
so that the level of the test tone
sounds the same from each
speaker.
For details, see “Adjusting the level
(LEVEL menu)” (page 34).
Tips
• To adjust the level of all speakers at the same
time, press MASTER VOL +/–. You can also
use MASTER VOLUME on the receiver.
• The adjusted value is shown on the display
during adjustment.
7
Repeat steps 1 to 5 to select
“T. TONE N”.
You can also press any input buttons.
The test tone turns off.
When a test tone is not output
from the speakers
• The speaker cords may not be connected
securely.
• The speaker cords may have the short-circuit
problem.
Note
The test tone does not work when ANALOG
DIRECT is selected.
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Playback
Selecting a component
TV INPUT
TV ?/1
SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1
?/1
Selected input
[Display]
Components that can
be played back
VIDEO
[VIDEO]
VCR, etc., connected to
the VIDEO jack
BD
[BD]
Blu-ray disc player, etc.,
connected to the BD jack
DVD
[DVD]
DVD player, etc.,
connected to the DVD
jack
SAT
[SAT]
Satellite tuner, etc.,
connected to the SAT jack
TV
[TV]
TV, etc., connected to the
TV jack
SA-CD/CD
[SA-CD/CD]
Super Audio CD/CD
player, etc., connected to
the SA-CD/CD jack
SYSTEM STANDBY
VIDEO
BD
TV
DVD
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
D.SKIP
>10/
-
0/10
TUNER
Built-in radio tuner
[FM or AM band]
D.TUNING
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
DMPORT
[DMPORT]
CLEAR
DISPLAY
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
MUTING
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
1
MENU/HOME
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter connected to
DMPORT jack
2
Turn on the component and
start playback.
3
Press MASTER VOL +/– to
adjust the volume.
3
RETURN/EXIT
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Press the input button to select
a component.
You can also use MASTER VOLUME on
the receiver.
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on
the receiver.
The selected input appears on the display.
To activate the muting function
Press MUTING.
The muting function will be canceled when
you do the following.
• Press MUTING again.
• Increase the volume.
• Turn off the receiver.
To avoid damaging your
speakers
Before you turn off the receiver, be sure to turn
down the volume level.
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Listening/Watching a component
Listening to a Super Audio CD/CD
?/1
SYSTEM STANDBY
VIDEO
BD
TV
DVD
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
1
2
3
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
Playback
TV INPUT
TV ?/1
SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1
2
3
?/1
MASTER VOLUME
D.SKIP
4
5
6
7
8
9
DISPLAY
>10/
-
0/10
SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
TUNING –
m
5
INPUT SELECTOR
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
DISPLAY
INPUT MODE
D.TUNING
5
MEMORY/
ENTER
TUNING
MODE
TUNING
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
MUSIC
ANALOG
DIRECT
MUTING
3
PHONES
TUNING +
H
M
FM MODE
TV
X
x
Notes
• The operation is described for a
Sony Super Audio CD player.
• Refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the
Super Audio CD player or CD
player.
1
Turn on the Super Audio CD player/CD
player, then place the disc on the tray.
2
3
Turn on the receiver.
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on the receiver to
select “SA-CD/CD”.
Tip
You can select the sound field to
suit the music. Refer to page 40
for details.
Recommended sound fields:
Classical: HALL
Jazz: JAZZ
Live concert: CONCERT
Press SA-CD/CD.
4
5
6
Play back the disc.
Adjust to a suitable volume.
After you have finished listening to the
Super Audio CD/CD, eject the disc and turn
off the receiver and Super Audio CD player/
CD player.
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Watching a DVD /Blu-ray disc
TV INPUT
TV ?/1
SLEEP DMPORT AV ?/1
?/1
SYSTEM STANDBY
VIDEO
BD
2CH
A.F.D.
1
2
3
4
5
6
TV
DVD
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
2
3
?/1
MASTER VOLUME
D.SKIP
DISPLAY
7
8
>10/
-
0/10
9
6
INPUT SELECTOR
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
CLEAR
DISPLAY
INPUT MODE
D.TUNING
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
TUNING –
m
6
MEMORY/
ENTER
TUNING
MODE
TUNING
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
MUSIC
ANALOG
DIRECT
MUTING
3
PHONES
TUNING +
H
M
FM MODE
TV
X
x
Notes
• Refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the
TV and DVD player or Blu-ray
disc player.
• Check the following if you
cannot listen to multi channel
sound.
– Be sure this receiver is
connected to the DVD player
or Blu-ray disc player via a
digital connection.
– Be sure the digital audio
output of the DVD player or
Blu-ray disc player is set up
properly.
Tips
• Select the sound format of the
disc to be played, if necessary.
• You can select the sound field to
suit the movie/music. Refer to
page 40 for details.
Recommended sound fields:
Movie: C.ST.EX
Music: CONCERT
1
Turn on the TV and DVD player or Blu-ray
disc player.
2
3
Turn on the receiver.
Press DVD or BD.
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on this receiver to
select “DVD” or “BD”.
4
Switch the input of the TV so that an image
of the DVD or Blu-ray disc is displayed.
5
6
7
Play back the disc.
Adjust to a suitable volume.
After you have finished watching the DVD or
Blu-ray disc, eject the disc and turn off the
receiver, TV and DVD player or Blu-ray disc
player.
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To return to the previous display
Amplifier Operations
Press B.
Navigating through
menus
To exit the menu
By using the amplifier menus, you can make
various adjustments to customize the receiver.
Some parameters and settings may appear dimmed
on the display. This means that they are either
unavailable or fixed and unchangeable.
8
>10/
-
0/10
D.TUNING
9
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
DISPLAY
2-6
Note
Amplifier Operations
7
Press AMP MENU.
1
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
1
Press AMP MENU.
“1-LEVEL” appears on the display.
2
Press V/v repeatedly to select
the menu you want.
3
Press
menu.
4
Press V/v repeatedly to select
the parameter you want to
adjust.
5
Press
or b to enter the
parameter.
6
Press V/v repeatedly to select
the setting you want.
or b to enter the
The setting is entered automatically.
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Overview of the menus
The following options are available in each
menu. For details on navigating through
menus, see page 31.
Menu
[Display]
Parameters
[Display]
Settings
Initial
setting
LEVEL
[1-LEVEL]
(page 34)
Test tonea) [T. TONE]
T. TONE N, T. TONE Y
T. TONE N
Front speaker balancea)
[FRT BAL]
BAL. L +1 to BAL. L +8, BALANCE, BALANCE
BAL. R +1 to BAL. R +8
Center speaker level
[CNT LVL]
CNT –10 dB to CNT +10 dB
(1 dB step)
CNT 0 dB
Surround left speaker level
[SL LVL]
SUR L –10 dB to SUR L +10 dB
(1 dB step)
SUR L 0 dB
Surround right speaker level
[SR LVL]
SUR R –10 dB to SUR R +10 dB
(1 dB step)
SUR R 0 dB
Sub woofer level
[SW LVL]
SW –10 dB to SW +10 dB
(1 dB step)
SW 0 dB
Dynamic range compressora)
[D. RANGE]
COMP. OFF, COMP. STD,
COMP. MAX
COMP. OFF
TONE
[2-TONE]
(page 35)
Front speaker bass level
[BASS LVL]
BASS –6 dB to BASS +6 dB
(1 dB step)
BASS 0 dB
Front speaker treble level
[TRE LVL]
TRE –6 dB to TRE +6 dB
(1 dB step)
TRE 0 dB
SUR
[3-SUR]
(page 35)
Sound field selectiona)
[S.F. SELCT]
For details, see “Enjoying Surround
Sound” (page 40).
A.F.D. AUTO
for:
VIDEO, BD,
DVD, SAT;
2CH ST. for:
TV, SA-CD/CD,
TUNER,
DMPORT
Effect levela) [EFFECT]
EFCT. MIN, EFCT. STD,
EFCT. MAX
EFCT. STD
FM station receiving modea)
[FM MODE]
FM AUTO, FM MONO
FM AUTO
Naming preset stationsa)
[NAME IN]
For details, see “Naming preset
stations” (page 49).
TUNER
[4-TUNER]
(page 36)
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Parameters
[Display]
Settings
Initial
setting
AUDIO
[5-AUDIO]
(page 36)
Digital audio input decoding
prioritya) [DEC. PRI.]
DEC. PCM, DEC. AUTO
DEC. AUTO
Digital broadcast language
selectiona) [DUAL]
DUAL M/S, DUAL M, DUAL S,
DUAL M+S
DUAL M
Synchronizes audio and video
outputa) [A.V. SYNC.]
A.V.SYNC. N, A.V.SYNC. Y
A.V.SYNC. N
Naming inputsa) [NAME IN]
For details, see “Naming inputs”
(page 52).
Sub woofera)
[SW SPK]
YES, NO
YES
Front speakersa)
[FRT SPK]
SMALL, LARGE
LARGE
Center speakersa)
[CNT SPK]
NO, SMALL, LARGE
LARGE
Surround speakersa)
[SUR SPK]
NO, SMALL, LARGE
LARGE
Front speaker distancea)
[FRT DIST.]
DIST. 3 ft. to DIST. 23 ft.
(1 ft. step)
DIST. 10 ft.
Center speaker distancea)
[CNT DIST.]
DIST. 3 ft. to DIST. 23 ft.
(1 ft. step)
DIST. 10 ft.
Surround left speaker distancea) DIST. 3 ft. to DIST. 23 ft.
[SL DIST.]
(1 ft. step)
DIST. 10 ft.
Surround right speaker
distancea)
[SR DIST.]
DIST. 3 ft. to DIST. 23 ft.
(1 ft. step)
DIST. 10 ft.
Surround speaker positiona)
[SUR POS.]
BEHD/HI, BEHD/LO, SIDE/HI,
SIDE/LO
SIDE/LO
Speaker crossover frequencya)
[CRS. FREQ]
CRS > 40 Hz to CRS > 160 Hz
CRS > 100 Hz
Brightness of the displaya)
[DIMMER]
0% dim, 40% dim, 70% dim
0% dim
SYSTEM
[6-SYSTEM]
(page 37)
a)
Amplifier Operations
Menu
[Display]
For details, refer to the page in the parentheses.
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Adjusting the level
(LEVEL menu)
You can use the LEVEL menu to adjust the
balance and level of each speaker. These
settings are applied to all sound fields.
Select “1-LEVEL” in the amplifier menus. For
details on adjusting the parameters, see
“Navigating through menus” (page 31) and
“Overview of the menus” (page 32).
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x D. RANGE (Dynamic range
compressor)
Lets you compress the dynamic range of the
sound track. This may be useful when you
want to watch movies at low volumes late at
night. Dynamic range compression is possible
with Dolby Digital sources only.
• COMP. OFF
The dynamic range is not compressed.
• COMP. STD
The dynamic range is compressed as
intended by the recording engineer.
• COMP. MAX
The dynamic range is compressed
dramatically.
x T. TONE (Test tone)
Tip
Lets you adjust the speaker levels and balance
while listening to the test tone from your
listening position. For details, see
“6: Adjusting the speaker levels and balance
(TEST TONE)” (page 26).
Dynamic range compressor lets you compress the
dynamic range of the soundtrack based on the
dynamic range information included in the Dolby
Digital signal.
“COMP. STD” is the standard setting, but it only
enacts light compression. Therefore, we recommend
using the “COMP. MAX” setting. This greatly
compresses the dynamic range and lets you view
movies late at night at low volumes. Unlike analog
limiters, the levels are predetermined and provide a
very natural compression.
x FRT BAL (Front speaker
balance)
Lets you adjust the balance between front left
and right speakers.
x CNT LVL (Center speaker level)
x SL LVL (Surround left speaker
level)
x SR LVL (Surround right speaker
level)
x SW LVL (Sub woofer level)
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Adjusting the tone
(TONE menu)
Settings for the surround
sound
(SUR menu)
You can use the SUR menu to select the sound
field you want for your listening pleasure.
Select “3-SUR” in the amplifier menus. For
details on adjusting the parameters, see
“Navigating through menus” (page 31) and
“Overview of the menus” (page 32).
TONE menu parameters
SUR menu parameters
x BASS LVL (Front speaker bass
level)
x S.F. SELCT (Sound field
selection)
x TRE LVL (Front speaker treble
level)
Lets you select the sound field you want. For
details, see “Enjoying Surround Sound” (page
40).
Note
The receiver lets you apply the last selected sound
field to an input whenever it is selected (Sound Field
Link). For example, if you select “HALL” for the
SA-CD/CD input, then change to a different input
and then return to SA-CD/CD, “HALL” will
automatically be applied again.
x EFFECT (Effect level)
Lets you adjust the “presence” of the surround
effect for sound fields selected with the
MOVIE or MUSIC buttons and for “HP
THEA” sound field.
• EFCT. MIN
The surround effect is minimum.
• EFCT. STD
The surround effect is standard.
• EFCT. MAX
The surround effect is maximum.
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You can use the TONE menu to adjust the
tonal quality (bass/treble level) of the front
speakers. These settings are applied to all
sound fields.
Select “2-TONE” in the amplifier menus. For
details on adjusting the parameters, see
“Navigating through menus” (page 31) and
“Overview of the menus” (page 32).
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Settings for the tuner
Settings for the audio
(TUNER menu)
(AUDIO menu)
You can use the TUNER menu to set the FM
station receiving mode and to name preset
stations.
Select “4-TUNER” in the amplifier menus.
For details on adjusting the parameters, see
“Navigating through menus” (page 31) and
“Overview of the menus” (page 32).
You can use the AUDIO menu to make
settings for the audio to suit your preference.
Select “5-AUDIO” in the amplifier menus. For
details on adjusting the parameters, see
“Navigating through menus” (page 31) and
“Overview of the menus” (page 32).
AUDIO menu parameters
TUNER menu parameters
x FM MODE (FM station receiving
mode)
• FM AUTO
This receiver will decode the signal as stereo
signal when the radio station is broadcast in
stereo.
• FM MONO
This receiver will decode the signal as mono
signal regardless of the broadcast signal.
x NAME IN (Naming preset
stations)
Lets you set the name of preset stations. For
details, see “Naming preset stations” (page
49).
x DEC. PRI. (Digital audio input
decoding priority)
Lets you specify the input mode for the digital
signal input to the DIGITAL IN jacks.
• DEC. PCM
PCM signals are given priority (to prevent
interruption when playback starts).
However, when other signals are input, there
may be no sound depending on the format.
In this case, set to “DEC. AUTO”.
• DEC. AUTO
Automatically switches the input mode
between DTS, Dolby Digital, or PCM.
Note
When set to “DEC. AUTO” and the sound from the
digital audio jacks (for a CD, etc.) is interrupted
when playback starts, set to “DEC. PCM”.
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x DUAL (Digital broadcast
language selection)
x A.V. SYNC. (Synchronizes audio
and video output)
• A.V.SYNC. N (No) (Delay time: 0 ms)
The audio output is not delayed.
• A.V.SYNC. Y (Yes) (Delay time: 60 ms)
The audio output is delayed so that the time
gap between the audio output and visual
display is minimized.
Notes
• This parameter is useful when you use a large LCD
or plasma TV or a projector.
• This parameter is valid only when you use a sound
field selected with the 2CH or A.F.D. buttons.
• This parameter is not valid when
– signals with a sampling frequency of more than
48 kHz is input.
– ANALOG DIRECT function is selected.
Settings for the system
(SYSTEM menu)
You can use the SYSTEM menu to set the size
and distance of the speakers connected to this
system.
Select “6-SYSTEM” in the amplifier menus.
For details on adjusting the parameters, see
“Navigating through menus” (page 31) and
“Overview of the menus” (page 32).
SYSTEM menu parameters
x SW SPK (Sub woofer)
• YES
If you have connected a sub woofer, select
“YES”.
• NO
If you have not connected a sub woofer,
select “NO”. This activates the bass
redirection circuitry and outputs the LFE
signals from other speakers.
Tip
In order to take full advantage of the Dolby Digital
bass redirection circuitry, we recommend setting the
sub woofer’s cut off frequency as high as possible.
x NAME IN (Naming inputs)
Lets you set the name of inputs. For details,
see “Naming inputs” (page 52).
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Lets you select the language you want to listen
to during digital broadcast. This feature only
functions for Dolby Digital sources.
• DUAL M/S (Main/Sub)
Sound of the main language will be output
through the front left speaker and sound of
the sub language will be output through the
front right speaker simultaneously.
• DUAL M (Main)
Sound of the main language will be output.
• DUAL S (Sub)
Sound of the sub language will be output.
• DUAL M+S (Main + Sub)
Mixed sound of both the main and sub
languages will be output.
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x FRT SPK (Front speakers)
x SUR SPK (Surround speakers)
• SMALL
If the sound is distorted, or you feel a lack of
surround effects when using multi channel
surround sound, select “SMALL” to activate
the bass redirection circuitry and output the
front channel bass frequencies from the sub
woofer. When the front speakers are set to
“SMALL”, the center and surround speakers
are also automatically set to “SMALL”
(unless previously set to “NO”).
• LARGE
If you connect large speakers that will
effectively reproduce bass frequencies,
select “LARGE”. Normally, select
“LARGE”. When the sub woofer is set to
“NO”, the front speakers are automatically
set to “LARGE”.
• NO
If you have not connected surround
speakers, select “NO”.
• SMALL
If the sound is distorted, or you feel a lack of
surround effects when using multi channel
surround sound, select “SMALL” to activate
the bass redirection circuitry and output the
surround channel bass frequencies from the
sub woofer or other “LARGE” speakers.
• LARGE
If you connect large speakers that will
effectively reproduce bass frequencies,
select “LARGE”. Normally, select
“LARGE”. However, if the front speakers
are set to “SMALL”, you cannot set the
surround speakers to “LARGE”.
x CNT SPK (Center speaker)
Tip
• NO
If you have not connected a center speaker,
select “NO”. The sound of the center
channel will be output from the front
speakers.
• SMALL
If the sound is distorted, or you feel a lack of
surround effects when using multi channel
surround sound, select “SMALL” to activate
the bass redirection circuitry and output the
center channel bass frequencies from the
front speakers (if set to “LARGE”) or sub
woofer.
• LARGE
If you connect a large speaker that will
effectively reproduce bass frequencies,
select “LARGE”. Normally, select
“LARGE”. However, if the front speakers
are set to “SMALL”, you cannot set the
center speaker to “LARGE”.
The “LARGE” and “SMALL” settings for each
speaker determine whether the internal sound
processor will cut the bass signal from that channel.
When the bass is cut from a channel, the bass
redirection circuitry sends the corresponding bass
frequencies to the sub woofer or other “LARGE”
speakers.
However, since bass sounds have a certain amount
of directionality, it is best not to cut them, if
possible. Therefore, even when using small
speakers, you can set them to “LARGE” if you want
to output the bass frequencies from that speaker. On
the other hand, if you are using a large speaker, but
prefer not to have bass frequencies output from that
speaker, set it to “SMALL”.
If the overall sound level is lower than you prefer,
set all speakers to “LARGE”. If there is not enough
bass, you can use the tone to boost the bass levels.
For details, see page 32.
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x FRT DIST. (Front speaker
distance)
x SUR POS.
(Surround speaker position)
Lets you set the distance from your listening
position to the front speakers (A). If both
front speakers are not placed an equal distance
from your listening position, set the distance to
the closest speaker.
Lets you specify the location of your surround
speakers for proper implementation of the
surround effects in the Cinema Studio EX
modes (page 43). This setup item is not
available when the surround speakers are set to
“NO” (page 33).
30˚
100˚-120˚
30˚
A
Amplifier Operations
A
100˚-120˚
x CNT DIST. (Center speaker
distance)
Lets you set the distance from your listening
position to the center speaker.
x SL DIST. (Surround left speaker
distance)
x SR DIST. (Surround right
speaker distance)
Lets you set the distance from your listening
position to the surround speaker.
• BEHD/HI
Select if the location of your surround
speakers corresponds to sections B and D.
• BEHD/LO
Select if the location of your surround
speakers corresponds to sections B and C.
• SIDE/HI
Select if the location of your surround
speakers corresponds to sections A and D.
• SIDE/LO
Select if the location of your surround
speakers corresponds to sections A and C.
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Tip
Surround speaker position is designed specifically
for implementation of the Cinema Studio EX modes.
For other sound fields, speaker position is not so
critical.
Those sound fields were designed under the premise
that the surround speakers would be located behind
the listening position, but presentation remains
fairly consistent even with the surround speakers
positioned at a rather wide angle. However, if the
speakers are pointing toward the listener from the
immediate left and right of the listening position, the
surround effects become unclear unless set to
“SIDE/LO” or “SIDE/HI”.
Nevertheless, each listening environment has many
variables, such as wall reflections, and you may
obtain better results using “BEHD/HI” if your
speakers are located high above the listening
position, even if they are located to the immediate
left and right.
Therefore, although it may result in a setting
contrary to the above explanation, we recommend
that you playback multi channel surround encoded
software and select the setting that provides a good
sense of spaciousness and that best succeeds in
forming a cohesive space between the surround
sound from the surround speakers and the sound of
the front speakers. If you are not sure which sounds
best, select “BEHD/LO” or “BEHD/HI” and then
use the speaker distance parameter and speaker level
adjustments to obtain proper balance.
Enjoying Surround Sound
Enjoying Dolby Digital
and DTS Surround sound
(AUTO FORMAT DIRECT)
The Auto Format Direct (A.F.D.) mode allows
you to listen to higher fidelity sound and select
the decoding mode for listening to a 2 channel
stereo sound as multi channel sound.
VIDEO
BD
TV
2CH
A.F.D.
DVD
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
A.F.D.
1
2
3
Press A.F.D. repeatedly to select
the sound field you want.
For details, see “Types of A.F.D. mode”
(page 41).
x CRS. FREQ (Speaker crossover
frequency)
Lets you set the bass crossover frequency of
the speakers that have been set to “SMALL”
on the SYSTEM menu. This setup item is only
available when at least one speaker is set to
“SMALL” and the corresponding speaker
indicator flashes on the display.
x DIMMER (Brightness of the
display)
Lets you adjust the brightness in 3 steps.
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Types of A.F.D. mode
Multi channel
audio after
decoding
Effect
A.F.D. AUTO
[A.F.D. AUTO]
(Detecting
automatically)
Presents the sound as it was recorded/encoded without
adding any surround effects. However, this receiver will
generate a low frequency signal for output to the sub
woofer when there is no LFE signals.
PRO LOGIC
[DOLBY PL]
4 channel
Performs Dolby Pro Logic decoding. The source recorded
in 2 channel format is decoded into 4.1 channels.
PRO LOGIC II MOVIE
[PLII MV]
5 channel
Performs Dolby Pro Logic II Movie mode decoding. This
setting is ideal for movies encoded in Dolby Surround. In
addition, this mode can reproduce sound in 5.1 channel for
watching videos of overdubbed or old movies.
PRO LOGIC II MUSIC
[PLII MS]
5 channel
Performs Dolby Pro Logic II Music mode decoding. This
setting is ideal for normal stereo sources such as CDs.
MULTI STEREO
[MULTI ST.]
(Multi Stereo)
Outputs 2 channel left/right signals from all speakers.
However, sound may not be output from certain speakers
depending on the speaker settings.
If you connect a sub woofer
This receiver will generate a low frequency
signal for output to the sub woofer when there
is no LFE signal, which is a low-pass sound
effect output from a sub woofer to a 2 channel
signal.
Note
This function does not work when
– ANALOG DIRECT is selected.
– signals with a sampling frequency of more than
48 kHz is input.
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Selecting a preprogrammed sound field
You can take advantage of surround sound
simply by selecting one of the receiver’s preprogrammed sound fields. They bring the
exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters
and concert halls into your home.
TV
2CH
A.F.D.
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
MUSIC
2CH
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
A.F.D.
1
2
3
4
5
6
D.SKIP
MOVIE
Press MOVIE repeatedly to select a
sound field for movies or press
MUSIC repeatedly to select a
sound field for music.
For details, see “Types of sound field
available” (page 43).
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Types of sound field available
Sound field
[Display]
Effect
Movie
CINEMA STUDIO EX A
DCS [C.ST.EX A]
Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures
Entertainment “Cary Grant Theater” cinema production studio.
This is a standard mode, great for watching almost any type of
movie.
CINEMA STUDIO EX B
DCS [C.ST.EX B]
Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures
Entertainment “Kim Novak Theater” cinema production studio.
This mode is ideal for watching science-fiction or action movies
with lots of sound effects.
CINEMA STUDIO EX C
DCS [C.ST.EX C]
Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures
Entertainment scoring stage. This mode is ideal for watching
musicals or films where orchestra music is featured in the
soundtrack.
PORTABLE AUDIO
ENHANCER
[PORTABLE]
Reproduces a clear enhanced sound image from your portable audio
device. This mode is ideal for MP3 and other compressed music.
Music
HALL [HALL]
Reproduces the acoustics of a classical concert hall.
JAZZ CLUB [JAZZ]
Reproduces the acoustics of a jazz club.
LIVE CONCERT
[CONCERT]
Reproduces the acoustics of a 300-seat live house.
Headphone* HEADPHONE 2CH
[HP 2CH]
HEADPHONE DIRECT
[HP DIR]
This mode is selected automatically if you use headphones when 2
channel mode (page 44)/A.F.D. mode (page 41) is selected.
Standard 2 channel stereo sources completely bypass the sound
field processing and multi channel surround formats are
downmixed to 2 channels.
Outputs the analog signals without processing by the tone, sound
field, etc.
HEADPHONE THEATER This mode is selected automatically if you use headphones when a
DCS [HP THEA]
sound field for movie/music is selected. It allows you to experience
a theater-like environment while listening through a pair of
headphones.
* You can only select this sound field if the headphones are connected to the receiver.
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Notes
• The effects provided by the virtual speakers may
cause increased noise in the playback signal.
• When listening with sound fields that employ the
virtual speakers, you will not be able to hear any
sound coming directly from the surround speakers.
• This function does not work when:
– ANALOG DIRECT is selected.
– signals with a sampling frequency of more than
48 kHz is input.
• When one of the sound fields for music is selected,
no sound is output from the sub woofer if all the
speakers are set to “LARGE” on the SYSTEM
menu. However, the sound will be output from the
sub woofer if
– the digital input signal contains LFE signals.
– the front and surround speakers are set to
“SMALL”.
– the sound field for movie is selected.
– the portable audio is selected.
Using only the front
speakers
(2CH STEREO)
In this mode, the receiver outputs the sound
from the front left/right speakers only. There is
no sound from the sub woofer.
Standard 2 channel stereo sources completely
bypass the sound field processing and multi
channel surround formats are downmixed to 2
channel.
TV
2CH
2CH
A.F.D.
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
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2
3
4
5
6
Tips
• You can identity the encoding format of DVD
software, etc., by looking at the logo on the
package.
• Sound fields with DCS mark use DCS
technology. See “Glossary” (page 55).
To turn off the surround effect
for movie/music
Press 2CH to select “2CH ST.” or press A.F.D.
repeatedly to select “A.F.D. AUTO”.
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
D.SKIP
Press 2CH.
Note
No sound is output from the sub woofer in the 2CH
STEREO mode. To listen to 2 channel stereo
sources using the front left/right speakers and a sub
woofer, select “A.F.D. AUTO” (page 41).
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Listening to the sound
without any adjustment
(ANALOG DIRECT)
You can switch the audio of the selected input
to two channel analog input. This function
enables you to enjoy high quality analog
sources.
When using this function, only the volume and
front speaker balance can be adjusted.
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Resetting sound fields to
the initial settings
Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for
this operation.
1,2
?/1
MASTER VOLUME
DISPLAY
INPUT MODE
INPUT SELECTOR
SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
MEMORY/
ENTER
TUNING
MODE
TUNING
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
MUSIC
ANALOG
DIRECT
MUTING
PHONES
MASTER VOLUME
DISPLAY
INPUT MODE
INPUT SELECTOR
2
SPEAKERS
(ON/OFF)
MEMORY/
ENTER
TUNING
MODE
TUNING
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
MUSIC
ANALOG
DIRECT
MUTING
PHONES
Sound field
buttons
1
1 2
Turn INPUT SELECTOR on the
receiver to select the input you
want to listen to in analog
audio.
1
2
Press ?/1 to turn off the power.
While holding down 2CH, press
?/1.
“S.F. CLR.” appears on the display and
all sound fields are reset to their initial
setting.
You can also use the input buttons on the
remote.
2
Press ANALOG DIRECT on the
receiver.
The analog audio is output.
To cancel ANALOG DIRECT
Press ANALOG DIRECT on the receiver
again.
You can also press any sound field buttons.
Note
When headphones are connected, “HP DIR” appears
on the display.
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Tuner Operations
Listening to FM/AM radio
You can listen to FM and AM broadcasts
through the built-in tuner. Before operation,
make sure you have connected the FM and
AM antennas (aerials) to the receiver (page
24).
Tip
The tuning scale for direct tuning differs depending
on the area code as shown in the following table. For
details on area codes, see page 3.
Area code
FM
AM
U, CA
100 kHz
10 kHz*
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1
Press TUNER repeatedly to
select the FM or AM band.
2
Press TUNING + or TUNING –.
Press TUNING + to scan from low to
high; press TUNING – to scan from high
to low.
The receiver stops scanning whenever a
station is received.
Using the controls on the
receiver
1 Turn INPUT SELECTOR to select the FM
or AM band.
2 Press TUNING MODE repeatedly to select
“AUTO T.”.
3 Press TUNING + or TUNING –.
* The AM tuning scale can be changed (page 62).
In case of poor FM stereo
reception
Automatic tuning
VIDEO
BD
TV
DVD
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
If the FM stereo reception is poor and “ST”
flashes on the display, select monaural audio
so that the sound will be less distorted.
Press FM MODE repeatedly until the
“MONO” indicator lights up on the display.
To return to stereo mode, press FM MODE
repeatedly until the “MONO” indicator on the
display does not light up.
D.SKIP
>10/
-
0/10
D.TUNING
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
DISPLAY
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
TUNING –
m
TUNING +
H
M
2
FM MODE
TV
X
x
FM MODE
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Direct tuning
Presetting radio stations
Enter the frequency of a station directly by
using the numeric buttons.
VIDEO
BD
TV
2CH
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A.F.D.
DVD
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
MOVIE
1
MUSIC
You can preset up to 30 FM stations and 30
AM stations. Then you can easily tune in the
stations you often listen to.
Presetting radio stations
DVD/BD
MENU
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
VIDEO
3
>10/
-
0/10
D.TUNING
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
TV
2
4
4
Press TUNER repeatedly to
select the FM or AM band.
SA-CD/CD TUNER
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
MUSIC
D.SKIP
>10/
-
0/10
D.TUNING
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
DISPLAY
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
Press D.TUNING.
3,5
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
Press the numeric buttons to
enter the frequency.
Example 1: FM 102.50 MHz
Select 1 b 0 b 2 b 5 b 0
Example 2: AM 1,350 kHz
Select 1 b 3 b 5 b 0
If you have tuned in an AM station, adjust
the direction of the AM loop antenna
(aerial) for optimum reception.
4
SAT
DVD/BD
MENU
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on
the receiver.
2
3
DVD
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
TUNING –
m
1
If you cannot tune in a station
Make sure you have entered the right
frequency. If not, repeat steps 2 to 4. If you
still cannot tune in a station, the frequency is
not used in your area.
TUNING +
H
M
Press TUNER repeatedly to
select the FM or AM band.
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on
the receiver.
Press ENTER.
You can also use MEMORY/ENTER on
the receiver.
PRESET
+/–
2
Tune in the station that you
want to preset using Automatic
Tuning (page 46) or Direct
Tuning (page 47).
Switch the FM reception mode, if
necessary (page 46).
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Press MEMORY.
You can also use MEMORY/ENTER on
the receiver.
“MEMORY” lights up for a few seconds.
Perform steps 4 and 5 before
“MEMORY” goes out.
4
BD
DVD
Repeat steps 1 to 5 to preset
another station.
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
TV
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
D.SKIP
Numeric
buttons
>10/
-
0/10
D.TUNING
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
ENTER
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
DISPLAY
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
Press ENTER.
You can also use MEMORY/ENTER on
the receiver.
The station is stored as the selected preset
number.
If “MEMORY” goes out before you press
ENTER, start again from step 3.
6
VIDEO
Press the numeric buttons to
select a preset number.
You can also press PRESET + or
PRESET – repeatedly to select a preset
number.
If “MEMORY” goes out before you
select the preset number, start again from
step 3.
5
Tuning to preset stations
RETURN/EXIT
MENU/HOME
TV CH –
TV CH +
PRESET – REPLAY ADVANCE PRESET +
<
<
.
>
2
1
Press TUNER repeatedly to
select the FM or AM band.
2
Press PRESET + or PRESET –
repeatedly to select the preset
station you want.
Each time you press the button, you can
select a preset station as follows:
01
02
03
30
04
29
05
...
27
28
You can also press the numeric buttons to
select the preset station you want. Then,
press ENTER to enter the selection.
Using the controls on the
receiver
1 Turn INPUT SELECTOR to select the FM
or AM band.
2 Press TUNING MODE repeatedly to select
“PRESET T.”.
3 Press TUNING + or TUNING – repeatedly
to select the preset station you want.
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To create an index name
Naming preset stations
VIDEO
BD
TV
DVD
2CH
A.F.D.
MOVIE
1
2
3
4
5
6
1 Use V/v/B/b to create an index name.
Press V/v to select a character, then press
B/b to move the cursor to the next position.
SAT
SA-CD/CD TUNER
1
MUSIC
DVD/BD
MENU
7
8
-
0/10
D.TUNING
9
MEMORY AMP MENU
ENTER
CLEAR
TV VOL
MASTER VOL
4-7
Press B/b until the character you want to
change flashes, then press V/v to select the
correct character.
• You can select the character type as follows by
pressing V/v.
Alphabet (upper case) t Numbers t
Symbols
• To enter a blank space, press b without
selecting a character.
2 Press
Tuner Operations
.
The entered name is registered.
RETURN/EXIT
1
3
TOOLS/
OPTIONS MUTING
DISPLAY
If you made a mistake
Tips
D.SKIP
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MENU/HOME
Press TUNER repeatedly to
select the FM or AM band.
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on
the receiver.
2
Tune in the preset station you
want to create an index name
for (page 48).
3
Press AMP MENU.
“1-LEVEL” appears on the display.
4
Press V/v repeatedly to select
“4-TUNER”.
5
Press
menu.
6
Press V/v repeatedly to select
“NAME IN”.
7
Press
or b to enter the
parameter.
or b to enter the
The cursor flashes and you can select a
character. Follow the procedure given in
“To create an index name” below.
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Other Operations
Switching between
digital and analog audio
(INPUT MODE)
When you connect components to both digital
and analog audio input jacks (SAT) on the
receiver, you can fix the audio input mode.
1
Turn INPUT SELECTOR on the
receiver to select the input.
You can also use the input buttons on the
remote.
2
Press INPUT MODE repeatedly
on the receiver to select the
audio input mode.
The selected audio input mode appears on
the display.
Audio input modes
• AUTO
Gives priority to digital audio signals when
there are both digital and analog
connections. If there are no digital audio
signals, analog audio signals are selected.
• ANALOG
Specifies the analog audio signals input to
the AUDIO IN (L/R) jacks.
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Enjoying the DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT
(DMPORT)
The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT)
allows you to enjoy sound from a network
system such as a portable audio source or
computer.
By connecting a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter (not supplied), you can enjoy sound
from the connected component on the
receiver.
For details, refer to the operating instructions
supplied with the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter.
Notes
• Do not connect an adapter other than the DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT adapter.
• Before connecting cords, make sure to disconnect
the AC power cord (mains lead).
• Do not connect or disconnect the DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT adapter while the receiver is turned
on.
• Depending on the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter, video output may not be possible.
• The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapters are
available for purchase depending on the area.
Notes
• Some audio input modes may not be set up
depending on the input.
• When the ANALOG DIRECT function is being
used, the audio input mode is set to “ANALOG”
automatically. You cannot select other modes.
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To detach the DIGITAL MEDIA
PORT adapter from DMPORT
jack
Connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA
PORT adapter
You can listen to the sound from the
component connected through the DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT adapter to the DMPORT jack
on the receiver.
You can also view the images on the TV
screen by connecting the video output of the
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter to the video
input of the TV.
DMPORT
DC5V
0.7A MAX
2
1
Press and hold both sides of the connector and
then pull out the connector.
Notes
TV
• When connecting the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter, be sure the connector is inserted with the
arrow mark facing towards the arrow mark on the
DMPORT jack.
• Be sure to make DMPORT connections firmly,
insert the connector straight in.
• As the connector of the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter is fragile, be sure to handle with care when
placing or moving the receiver.
A
DIGITAL MEDIA
PORT adapter
Other Operations
DVD IN
BD IN
DIGITAL
OPTICAL
HDMI
BD
IN
AM
SAT
IN
VIDEO
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
IN
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
IN
AUDIO
OUT
AUDIO
IN
DVD
IN
COAXIAL
DVD
DMPORT
DC5V
0.7A MAX
IN
IN
AUDIO
IN
SA-CD/CD
TV
SAT
L
R
VIDEO
* The type of connector varies depending on the
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter.
For details, refer to the operating instructions
supplied with the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter.
A Video cord (not supplied)
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Listening/Watching to a
connected component through
DMPORT connection
1
Press DMPORT.
You can also use the INPUT SELECTOR
on the receiver to select “DMPORT”.
2
Start playback of the connected
component.
The sound is played back on the receiver
and the image appears on the TV.
For details, refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT adapter.
Notes
• Depending on the type of DIGITAL MEDIA
PORT adapter, you can operate the connected
component by using the remote. For details on the
remote button operation, see page 10.
• Be sure you have made the video connection from
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter to the TV (page
51).
• Depending on the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter, video output may not be possible.
Tip
When listening to MP3 or other compressed music
using a portable audio source, you can enhance the
sound. Press MUSIC repeatedly to select
“PORTABLE” (page 42).
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Naming inputs
You can enter a name of up to 8 characters for
inputs and display it on the receiver’s display.
This is convenient for labeling the jacks with
the names of the connected components.
1
Press the input button to select
the input you want to create an
index name for.
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on
the receiver.
2
Press AMP MENU.
“1-LEVEL” appears on the display.
3
Press V/v repeatedly to select
“5-AUDIO”.
4
Press
menu.
5
6
Press V/v to select “NAME IN”.
or b to enter the
Press
or b to enter the
parameter.
The cursor flashes and you can select a
character. Follow the procedure given in
“To create an index name” (page 49).
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Changing the display
Using the Sleep Timer
You can check the sound field, etc., by
changing the information on the display.
Be sure to use the buttons on the receiver for
this operation.
You can set the receiver to turn off
automatically at a specified time.
Press DISPLAY repeatedly.
Each time you press the button, the display
changes cyclically as follows:
Each time you press the button, the display
changes cyclically as follows.
All inputs except the FM and AM
band
Index name of the input* t Selected input t
Sound field currently applied
FM and AM band
Preset station name* t Frequency t Sound
field currently applied
Press SLEEP repeatedly while the
power is on.
2-00-00 t 1-30-00 t 1-00-00 t 0-30-00
t OFF
When sleep timer is activated, the display
dims.
Note
If you press any buttons on the remote or receiver
after the display dims, the display brightens up.
After a while, the display dims again if no button is
pressed.
To check the remaining time before the receiver
turns off, press SLEEP. The remaining time appears
on the display. If you press SLEEP again, the sleep
timer will be canceled.
Note
Character or marks may not be displayed for some
languages.
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Tip
* Index name appears only when you have assigned
one to the input or preset station (page 49, 52).
Index name does not appear when only blank
spaces have been entered, or it is the same as the
input name.
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Recording using the
receiver
Recording onto a recording
media
You can record from a video component using
the receiver. See the operating instructions
supplied with your recording component.
1
Press one of the input buttons
to select the playback
component.
Using the Remote
Changing button
assignments
You can change the factory settings of the
input buttons to suit the components in your
system. For example, if you connect a DVD
recorder to the VIDEO jacks on the receiver,
you can set the VIDEO button on this remote
to control the DVD recorder.
1
You can also use INPUT SELECTOR on
the receiver.
2
Prepare the playback
component for playing.
For example, insert the video tape you
want to copy into the VCR.
3
Prepare the recording
component.
Insert a blank video tape, etc. into the
recording component (VIDEO) for
recording.
4
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Hold down the input button of
which you want to change the
assignment.
Example: Hold down VIDEO.
2
Referring to the table below,
press the corresponding
button for the category you
want.
Example: Press 4.
Now you can use the VIDEO button to
control the DVD recorder.
Start recording on the
recording component, then
start playback on the playback
component.
Note
Some sources contain copy guards to prevent
recording. In this case, you may not be able to record
from the source.
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Categories and the
corresponding buttons
Categories
Additional Information
Press
VCR (command mode VTR 3)a) 1
VCR (command mode VTR 2)
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a)
2
DVD player/DVD recorder
(command mode DVD1)b)
3
DVD recorder
(command mode DVD3)b)
4
CD player
5
Euro Digital Satellite Receiver
6
DVR (Digital CATV terminal)
7
DSS (Digital Satellite Receiver) 8
Blu-ray disc player
(command mode BD1)c)
9
Blu-ray disc recorder
(command mode BD3)c)
0/10
TV
-/--
Not assigned
ENTER/
MEMORY
Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 2 or VTR 3
setting which corresponds to 8 mm and VHS
respectively.
b)
Sony DVD recorders are operated with a DVD1 or
DVD3 setting. For details, refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the DVD recorders.
c)
For details on the BD1 or BD3 setting, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the Blu-ray
disc player or Blu-ray disc recorder.
To clear all remote button
assignments
Press ?/1, DMPORT and MASTER VOL – at
the same time.
The remote is reset to its factory settings.
x Cinema Studio EX
A surround sound mode that can be regarded
as the compilation of Digital Cinema Sound
technology, delivers the sound of a dubbing
theater using three technologies: “Virtual
Multi Dimensions”, “Screen Depth
Matching”, and “Cinema Studio
Reverberation”.
“Virtual Multi Dimensions”, the virtual
speaker technology, creates a virtual multisurround environment with actual speakers up
to 7.1 channels, and brings the surround sound
experience of a theater with the latest facilities
into your home.
“Screen Depth Matching” reproduces treble
attenuation, fullness, and depth of sound
usually created in a theater using sound
emission from behind the screen. This is then
added to the front and center channels.
“Cinema Studio Reverberation” reproduces
the sound characteristics of state-of-the-art
dubbing theaters and recording studios,
including Sony Pictures Entertainment’s
dubbing studios. There are three modes, A/B/
C, available according to the studio type.
x Component video
A format for transmitting video signal
information consisting of three separate
signals: luminance Y, chrominance Pb, and
chrominance Pr. High quality pictures, such as
DVD video or HDTV pictures, are transmitted
more faithfully. The three jacks are color coded green, blue and red.
x Composite video
A standard format for transmitting video
signal information. The luminance signal Y
and chrominance signal C are combined and
transmitted together.
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x Digital Cinema Sound (DCS)
A unique sound reproduction technology for
home theater developed by Sony, in
cooperation with Sony Pictures Entertainment,
for enjoying the exciting and powerful sound
of movie theaters at home. With this “Digital
Cinema Sound” developed by integrating a
DSP (Digital Signal Processor) and measured
data, the ideal sound field intended by
filmmakers can be experienced at home.
x Dolby Digital
Digital audio encoding/decoding technology
developed by Dolby Laboratories, Inc. It
consists of front (left/right), center, surround
(left/right) and sub woofer channels. It is a
designated audio standard for DVD-video and
also known as 5.1 channel surround. Since
surround information is recorded and
reproduced in stereo, more realistic sound with
fuller presence is delivered than with Dolby
surround.
x Dolby Pro Logic II
This technology converts 2 channel stereo
recorded audio into 5.1 channel for playback.
There is a MOVIE mode for movies and
MUSIC mode for stereo sources such as
music. Old movies encoded in the traditional
stereo format can be enhanced with 5.1
channel surround sound.
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x HDMI (High-Definition
Multimedia Interface)
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia
Interface) is an interface that supports both
video and audio on a single digital connection,
allowing you to enjoy high quality digital
picture and sound. The HDMI specification
supports HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital
Contents Protection), a copy protection
technology that incorporates coding
technology for digital video signals.
x L.F.E. (Low Frequency Effects)
Sound effects of low frequencies which are
output from a sub woofer in Dolby Digital or
DTS, etc. By adding a deep bass with a
frequency between 20 to 120 Hz, audio
becomes more powerful.
x Sampling frequency
To convert analog audio to digital, analog data
should be quantified. This process is called
sampling, and the number of times per second
the analog data is quantified is called the
sampling frequency. A standard music CD
stores data quantified at 44,100 times per
second, which is expressed as a sampling
frequency of 44.1 kHz. Generally speaking, a
higher sampling frequency means better sound
quality.
x Dolby Surround (Dolby Pro
Logic)
Audio processing technology developed by
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Center and mono
surround information is matrixed into two
stereo channels. When reproduced, audio is
decoded and output in 4 channel surround
sound. This is the most common audio
processing method for DVD-video.
x DTS Digital Surround
Digital audio encoding/decoding technology
for theaters developed by DTS, Inc. It
compresses audio less than Dolby Digital,
delivering a higher quality sound
reproduction.
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On placement
Precautions
On safety
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
cabinet, unplug the receiver and have it
checked by qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
On power sources
On heat buildup
Although the receiver heats up during
operation, this is not a malfunction. If you
continuously use this receiver at a large
volume, the cabinet temperature of the top,
side and bottom rises considerably. To avoid
burning yourself, do not touch the cabinet.
On operation
Before connecting other components, be sure
to turn off and unplug the receiver.
On cleaning
Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a
soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild
detergent solution. Do not use any type of
abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent,
such as alcohol or benzine.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your receiver, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
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• Before operating the receiver, check that the
operating voltage is identical with your local
power supply.
The operating voltage is indicated on the
nameplate on the back of the receiver.
• The unit is not disconnected from the AC
power source (mains) as long as it is
connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit
itself has been turned off.
• If you are not going to use the receiver for a
long time, be sure to disconnect the receiver
from the wall outlet. 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 only one way. If you are unable to
insert the plug fully into the outlet, contact
your dealer.
• The AC power cord (mains lead) must be
changed only at a qualified service shop.
• Place the receiver in a location with adequate
ventilation to prevent heat buildup and
prolong the life of the receiver.
• Do not place the receiver near heat sources,
or in a place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust, or mechanical shock.
• Do not place anything on top of the cabinet
that might block the ventilation holes and
cause malfunctions.
• Do not place the receiver near equipment
such as a television, VCR, or tape deck. If
the receiver is being used in combination
with a television, VCR, or tape deck, and is
placed too close to that equipment, noise
may result, and picture quality may suffer.
This is especially likely when using an
indoor antenna (aerial). Therefore, we
recommend using an outdoor antenna
(aerial).
• Use caution when placing the receiver on
surfaces that have been specially treated
(with wax, oil, polish, etc.) as staining or
discoloration of the surface may result.
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Troubleshooting
If you experience any of the following
difficulties while using the receiver, use this
troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the
problem.
Audio
There is no sound, no matter which
component is selected, or only a very
low-level sound is heard.
• Check that the speakers and components
are connected correctly and securely.
• Check that both the receiver and all
components are turned on.
• Check that MASTER VOLUME is not set
to “VOL MIN”.
• Check that the SPEAKERS (ON/OFF) is
not set to “SPK OFF”.
• Check that headphones are not connected.
• Press MUTING to cancel the muting
function.
• Check that you have selected the correct
component with the input buttons.
• The protective device on the receiver has
been activated. Turn off the receiver,
eliminate the short-circuit problem, and
turn on the power again.
There is no sound from a specific
component.
• Check that the component is connected
correctly to the audio input jacks for that
component.
• Check that the cord(s) used for the
connection is (are) fully inserted into the
jacks on both the receiver and the
component.
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There is no sound from one of the front
speakers.
• Connect a pair of headphones to the
PHONES jack to verify that sound is
output from the headphones. If only one
channel is output from the headphones, the
component may not be connected to the
receiver correctly. Check that all the cords
are fully inserted into the jacks on both the
receiver and the component. If both
channels are output from the headphones,
the front speaker may not be connected to
the receiver correctly. Check the
connection of the front speaker which is
not outputting any sound.
• Make sure you have connected to both the
L and R jacks of an analog component, and
not only to either the L or R jack. Use an
audio cord (not supplied).
There is no sound from digital sources
(from OPTICAL input jack) when
selecting SAT input.
• Check that the INPUT MODE is not set to
“ANALOG” (page 50).
• Check that ANALOG DIRECT is not set
to on.
The left and right sounds are
unbalanced or reversed.
• Check that the speakers and components
are connected correctly and securely.
• Adjust the balance parameters using the
LEVEL menu.
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There is severe hum or noise.
• Check that the speakers and components
are connected securely.
• Check that the connecting cords are away
from a transformer or motor, and at least
10 feet away from a TV set or fluorescent
light.
• Move your audio components away from
the TV.
• The plugs and jacks are dirty. Wipe them
with a cloth slightly moistened with
alcohol.
There is no sound, or only a very lowlevel sound is heard from the center/
surround speakers.
• Select a CINEMA STUDIO EX mode
(page 43).
• Adjust the speaker level (page 26).
• Make sure the center/surround speakers
are set to either “SMALL” or “LARGE”
(page 33).
There is no sound from the component
connected to the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter.
• Adjust the volume of this receiver.
• The DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter
and/or component is not connected
correctly. Turn off the receiver, then
reconnect the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter and/or component.
• Check the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adapter and/or component device to make
sure it supports this receiver.
There is no sound from the speakers of
the receiver when you connect the
receiver and the playback component
via a HDMI connection.
• Make sure that you have connected the
digital audio jacks on the playback
component to the receiver. Then, turn off
TV’s volume or activate the TV’s muting
function.
The surround effect cannot be
obtained.
• Make sure the sound field function is on
(press MOVIE, or MUSIC).
• Sound fields do not function for signals
with a sampling frequency of more than
48 kHz.
Dolby Digital or DTS multi channel
sound is not reproduced.
• Check that the DVD, etc. you are playing
is recorded in Dolby Digital or DTS
format.
• When connecting the DVD player, etc., to
the digital input jacks of this receiver,
check the audio setting (the settings for the
audio output) of the connected component.
Video
There is no picture or an unclear
picture appears on the TV screen.
• Select the appropriate input using the input
buttons.
• Set your TV to the appropriate input mode.
• Move your audio components away from
the TV.
The source image input to the HDMI
jack on the receiver is not output from
the TV.
• Check the HDMI connection.
• Depending on the playback component,
you may need to set up the component.
Refer to the operating instructions
supplied with each component.
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There is no sound from the sub woofer.
• Check that the sub woofer is connected
correctly and securely.
• Make sure you have turned on your sub
woofer.
• Make sure the sub woofer is set to “YES”
(page 33).
• There is no sound from the sub woofer
depending on the sound field.
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Recording cannot be carried out.
• Check that the components are connected
correctly.
• Select the source component using the
input buttons.
Tuner
The FM reception is poor.
• Use a 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied)
to connect the receiver to an outdoor FM
antenna (aerial) as shown below. If you
connect the receiver to an outdoor antenna
(aerial), ground it against lightning. To
prevent a gas explosion, do not connect the
ground wire to a gas pipe.
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Radio stations cannot be tuned in.
• Check that the antennas (aerials) are
connected securely. Adjust the antennas
(aerials) and connect an external antenna
(aerial), if necessary.
• The signal strength of the stations is too
weak (when tuning in with automatic
tuning). Use direct tuning.
• Make sure you set the tuning interval
correctly (when tuning in AM stations
with direct tuning).
• No stations have been preset or the preset
stations have been cleared (when tuning by
scanning preset stations). Preset the
stations (page 47).
• Press DISPLAY repeatedly on the receiver
so that the frequency appears on the
display.
Outdoor FM antenna (aerial)
Remote commander
Receiver
AM
Ground wire
(not supplied)
ANTENNA
To ground
The remote does not function.
• Point the remote at the remote sensor on
the receiver.
• Remove any obstacles in the path between
the remote and the receiver.
• Replace all the batteries in the remote with
new ones, if they are weak.
• Make sure you select the correct input on
the remote.
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Error messages
If there is a malfunction, the display shows a
message. You can check the condition of the
system by the message. Refer to the following
table to solve the problem. If any problem
persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
PROTECT
Irregular current is output to the speakers.
The receiver will automatically turn off after
a few seconds. Check the speaker
connection and turn on the power again.
If you are unable to remedy the
problem using the
troubleshooting guide
Clearing the receiver’s memory may remedy
the problem (page 25). However, note that all
memorized settings will be reset to their
factory settings and you will have to readjust
all settings on the receiver.
If the problem persist
Consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if
service personnel changes some parts during
repair, these parts may be retained.
To clear
See
All memorized settings
page 25
Customized sound fields
page 45
AUDIO POWER
SPECIFICATIONS
POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL
HARMONIC DISTORTION:
(Models of area code U only)
With 8 ohm loads, both channels driven, from
20 – 20,000 Hz; rated 90 watts per channel
minimum RMS power, with no more than
0.09% total harmonic distortion from 250
milliwatts to rated output.
Amplifier section
Models of area code U, CA1)
Minimum RMS Output Power (8 ohms, 20 Hz –
20 kHz, THD 0.09%)
90 W + 90 W
Stereo Mode Output Power (8 ohms, 1 kHz,
THD 1%)
100 W + 100 W
Surround Mode Output Power2) (8 ohms, 1 kHz,
THD 10%)
130 W/ch
1)
Measured under the following conditions:
Area code
Power requirements
U, CA
120 V AC, 60 Hz
2) Reference
power output for front, center and
surround speakers. Depending on the sound field
settings and the source, there may be no sound
output.
Frequency response
Analog
10 Hz – 70 kHz
+0.5/–2 dB (with sound
field and tone bypassed)
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Reference sections for clearing
the receiver’s memory
Specifications
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Video section
Inputs
Analog
Sensitivity: 500 mV/
50 kohms
S/N3): 96 dB
(A, 500 mV4))
Digital (Coaxial) Impedance: 75 ohms
S/N: 100 dB
(A, 20 kHz LPF)
Digital (Optical) S/N: 100 dB
(A, 20 kHz LPF)
Outputs (Analog)
AUDIO OUT
Voltage: 500 mV/10
kohms
SUB WOOFER Voltage: 2 V/1 kohm
Tone
Gain levels
±6 dB, 1 dB step
Inputs/Outputs
Video:
1 Vp-p/75 ohms
COMPONENT VIDEO:
Y: 1 Vp-p/75 ohms
PB/CB: 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms
PR/CR: 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms
80 MHz HD Pass Through
General
Power requirements
Area code
Power requirements
U, CA
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Power output (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT)
DC OUT:
5 V, 0.7 A MAX
3)
INPUT SHORT (with sound field and tone
bypassed).
4) Weighted network, input level.
FM tuner section
Tuning range
87.5 - 108.0 MHz
Antenna
FM wire antenna
Antenna terminals 75 ohms, unbalanced
Intermediate frequency
10.7 MHz
AM tuner section
Tuning range
Area code
Tuning scale
U, CA
531 –
530 –
1,710 kHz5) 1,710 kHz5)
10 kHz step
9 kHz step
Antenna
Loop antenna
Intermediate frequency
450 kHz
5) You
can change the AM tuning scale to 9 kHz or
10 kHz. After tuning in any AM station, turn off
the receiver. While holding down TUNING
MODE, press ?/1. All preset stations will be
erased when you change the tuning scale. To reset
the scale to 10 kHz (or 9 kHz), repeat the
procedure.
Power consumption
Area code
Power consumption
U
220 W
CA
300 VA
Power consumption (during standby mode)
0.3 W
Dimensions (w/h/d) (Approx.)
430 × 157.5 × 318 mm
(16 7/8 × 6 2/8 × 12 5/8
inches) including
projecting parts and
controls
Mass (Approx.)
7.7 kg (16 lb 16 oz)
Supplied accessories
Operating Instruction (this manual)
Quick Setup Guide (1)
FM wire antenna (aerial) (1)
AM loop antenna (aerial) (1)
Remote commander (RM-AAU020) (1)
R6 (size-AA) batteries (2)
For details on the area code of the
component you are using, see page 3.
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.
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Index
Numerics
I
T
2 channel 44
2CH STEREO 44
5.1 channel 13
Initial setup 25
INPUT MODE 50
TEST TONE 26
Tuner
connecting 24
Tuning
automatically 46
directly 47
to preset stations 48
TV
connecting 19
A
M
Blu-ray disc player
connecting 17
playback 30
Menu
AUDIO 36
LEVEL 34
SUR 35
SYSTEM 37
TONE 35
TUNER 36
Muting 28
C
N
CD player
connecting 15
playback 29
Naming 49, 52
AUTO FORMAT DIRECT
(A.F.D.) 40
B
D
E
Error messages 61
H
HDMI
connecting 17
VCR
connecting 23
R
Recording onto a recording
media 54
S
Satellite tuner
connecting 22
Selecting
component 28
sound field 42
Set-top box
connecting 22
Sleep Timer 53
Sound fields
resetting 45
selecting 42
Speakers
connecting 14
Super Audio CD player
connecting 15
playback 29
Additional Information
Digital Cinema Sound
(DCS) 43
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
connecting 51
input 28
Dolby Digital 56
DTS 56
DVD player
connecting 20
playback 30
DVD recorder
connecting 20
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