Sony NSZ-GS7 Quick start guide

Sony NSZ-GS7 Quick start guide
© 2012 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
In the Box
Quick Setup Guide
Network Media Player (1)
Remote control (Remote) (1)
AC power cord (1)
Size AA batteries (2)
IR (infrared) Blaster cable (1)
See the online “Help Guide” for
a complete guide:
Quick Setup Guide (1)
Getting Started (1)
Reference Guide and
other documents
Network Media Player
Sony Customer Support:
USA: | 1-800-222-SONY
Canada: | 1-877-899-SONY
Please Call Before Returning the Product to the Store
What’s this?
Use the cable to control devices that are not installed close
to each other if you want to control the devices with your
Please see “To control connected devices using the remote”
shown below for more information.
Connect to your TV and Set Top Box/Digital Video Recorder*
Follow : A to connect to your TV directly.
: B to connect to your TV via AV Receiver
: C if your connection differs from the diagrams below.
A Direct to TV
B To TV via AV Receiver
AV Receiver
HDMI cable
(not supplied)
Set Top Box /
Digital Video Recorder
HDMI cable (not supplied)
See Help Guide for other connection patterns.
From your PC
HDMI cable
(not supplied)
C Other connection
Set Top Box /
Digital Video Recorder
From your smartphone
HDMI cable (not supplied)
* You can use this player without a Set Top Box/Digital Video Recorder, but doing so limits the availability of various TV viewing functions.
Prepare for Network
Skip to step 3 if you want to use a wireless
Connect to the power
AC power cord
 Connect to the power
 Change the TV input
Switch the input selector on the TV
so that the signal from the player
appears on your TV screen.
Then, a screen that shows how to
setup your remote appears.
LAN cable (not supplied)
This will only appear the first time you setup your
Start the Initial Setup
Follow the directions for the Initial Setup
displayed on screen.
– The screen may stay dark for several seconds after the
Sony logo appears, then the Initial Setup screen appears.
– When the Initial Setup screen (on which a picture of
a player and a hand holding a remote is displayed)
appears, press and hold (Enter) to pair your remote
with the player.
– Complete the Network setup process, otherwise the Initial
Setup Wizard cannot be closed.
– It takes about 15 minutes to complete the Initial Setup.
*1 When using wireless connection, you need to set the Network Setup in the Initial Setup Wizard (on step 4).
*2 You can find MAC address in the Initial Setup Wizard (step 4) as needed. Select “Explain step” on “Connect to the Internet” screen.
To control connected devices using the remote*1
Install the player close to the connected devices.
This player is equipped with a built-in IR Blaster that sends remote commands to
various connected devices so you can control them with your remote.
If you still cannot control the connected device with the method above,
use the supplied “IR Blaster cable.”
 Connect the IR Blaster cable to the player.
 Place the IR Blaster close to the connected device, as illustrated on the right.
IR Blaster
*1 This function only works when the player is turned on.
*2 Location of the IR receiver may vary depending on the product you are using.
The player does not work, or you want to reboot the player.
(Shift) and
(Backspace) at the same time on the keyboard of the
remote to reboot the player. If the player still does not work, disconnect the AC power cord
from the player and reconnect it. This does not initialize the player settings or other such
There is no picture (screen is dark).
The picture from the Set Top Box is not output correctly (via an AV
– Make sure that HDMI cables are connected securely to the Set Top Box and to the player.
– Turn the Set Top Box off, then turn it on again.
– If the picture is still not output correctly, reconnect the TV directly to the player, and connect
AV Receiver and the player with an optical digital cable as illustrated below.
– Make sure that the AC power cord is securely connected.
Network Media Player
– Make sure that all the connecting cables are securely connected. (Especially, make sure
HDMI IN and OUT are correctly connected.)
– Change the input of the TV to display the signal from this player.
HDMI cable*
– Make sure that the power indicator is lit up white as illustrated below.
Power indicator
– Connect a Set Top Box or a Digital Video Recorder to the HDMI IN jack. (When you press TV,
GUIDE, or DVR on the remote, the image from the device connected to the HDMI IN jack will
appear on the TV screen.)
(HOME) on the remote, and then select any application other than Live TV to
return to the player screen.
Optical digital cable*
AV Receiver
HDMI cable*
Set Top Box
* Not supplied
– When this player and the TV are connected with HDMI cables via an AV Receiver, pictures
may not be displayed properly due to the copyright protection feature of some Set Top
Boxes. In this case, contact your Cable/Satellite TV Operators.
– Try the following:
– Turn the player off and on again.
– Turn the connected device off and on again.
– Disconnect and reconnect the HDMI cable.
– Disconnect the AC power cord from the player and reconnect it after about two minutes.
– The HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI device that does not support copyright protection
The remote does not function.
– Disconnect and reconnect the AC power cord. If the remote still does not function, re-pair
the remote with the player by following the procedure below.
 Press shortly the CONNECT button, located on the bottom of the player, with a thin, sharp
object such as the point of a pen, etc.
 Follow the instructions on the screen.
The player cannot connect to the Internet.
Use a thin, sharp object such as the point of a
pen to press the CONNECT button.
– Make sure that the LAN router or Wireless LAN router is on.
– Make sure that the LAN cable is connected correctly when using a wired network
– Check the settings of the LAN router or Wireless LAN router. For details, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the LAN router or Wireless LAN router.
– Move the player and the Wireless LAN router closer to each other. The Wireless LAN
connection is affected by the surrounding environment (the wall material, radio wave
receiving condition, obstacles between the player and the Wireless LAN router, etc.).
– Move the player away from devices that use a 2.4 GHz frequency band (microwaves,
Bluetooth devices, cordless digital devices, etc.), or turn off such devices. These devices
may interrupt the communication between the player and the Wireless LAN router.
The LED on the remote is flashing.
– The remote is being paired. Perform pairing according to the instructions on the screen.
– The LED on the remote continues to flash after pairing is complete because the remote is
connecting with the player. This is not a malfunction. The LED on the remote flashes faster
when it starts connecting with the player.
– If you cannot get Wi-Fi over the Internet, please make sure you do not have a LAN cable
connected. The player places priority on a LAN connection over a Wi-Fi connection.
I cannot find the model number of my Set Top Box or TV in the Initial
Setup Wizard.
– Select a different model number and check that the corresponding device works.
Product Registration
To launch the online “Help Guide”
Please take a few minutes to register your product. This also allows
us to contact you with important product notifications, or provides a
record in case of product loss or theft.
The Help Guide gives you detailed information on how to use the
From your player
From your player
(HOME) and select [All Apps] - [Help Guide]
(HOME) and select [All Apps] - [Product Registration]
From your PC or smartphone
From your PC
For customers in the USA:
For customers in Canada:
You can also access the Help Guide from a PC or smartphone.
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