Multi Channel AV Receiver
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Hello, this is your Quick Setup Guide
STR-DN1040
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Setting up the speakers
2
Connecting your TV and other devices
3
Other connections
4
Optimizing and on-screen [Easy Setup]
5
Playback
What’s in the box
You will need to have a speaker system in place
and/or other equipment ready to connect.
Multi Channel AV Receiver (1)
Remote (RM-AAP103) (1)
Optimizer microphone (ECM-AC2) (1)
R6 (size-AA) batteries (2)
AM loop antenna (aerial) (1)
FM wire antenna (aerial) (1)
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First, position your existing
speakers around the room
using the illustration below as a
reference.
ēēYou can connect two FRONT HIGH
speakers instead of two SURROUND
BACK speakers if you prefer.
ēēUp to two subwoofers can be connected.
Next, connect your speakers to the AV receiver.
Match the labels for each terminal to the
position of each speaker. Do not forget to
connect the subwoofer cable(s) as well.
10 mm
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Subwoofer
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Continue by connecting your TV.
To enjoy high-quality video and
audio, the optimal method is to
connect via a High Speed HDMI
cable (not supplied).
Digital (better quality)
Analog (good quality)
Blu-ray Disc player, PlayStation®3, or satellite tuner
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To connect your Blu-ray Disc
player, PlayStation®3, or satellite
tuner, simply connect with a High
Speed HDMI cable.
If your TV has an HDMI ARC
jack, you do not need an optical
digital cord.
If your TV has no HDMI ARC jack,
you need an optical digital cord
(not supplied) to enjoy TV sound
through the system speakers.
HDMI cable
Optical digital cord
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For FM radio, connect the supplied
FM wire antenna (aerial) into the
FM ANTENNA jack and extend it
for optimal reception.
You can also connect your mobile
devices to the USB or HDMI/MHL
terminals.
Alternatively, connect your own
external antenna (aerial).

AM loop antenna (aerial)
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FM wire antenna (aerial)

Apple USB-cable (not supplied)

MHL Cable (not supplied)


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

To MHL
compatible
mobile device
To iPod, iPhone, etc.
Connect to the Internet and home network via
a wireless LAN or LAN cable  (not supplied).
[Network] settings can be found in the [Settings]
menu of the home menu.
For further details, visit:
http://support.sony-europe.com/
Connect the AC power cord
(mains lead)  to a wall outlet
(mains).
Now you can switch on the AV
receiver, TV, subwoofer and other
devices.
The shape of the AC power
cord (mains lead) and the
AC outlet (mains), varies
depending on the area.


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Next, plug the supplied
optimizer microphone into the
AUTO CAL MIC jack.
Place it roughly where you would
normally sit, and at ear level – on
the back of a sofa, for instance.
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Confirm active subwoofer setup.
When a subwoofer is connected,
turn it on and turn up the volume
prior to activating it. Turn the
subwoofer’s LEVEL dial up about
1/3 of the way.
Put the batteries in the remote.
Press / to turn the AV receiver on. “BD”
appears in the front panel display.
To ready the AV receiver for
use, go through the on-screen
[Easy Setup] using the supplied
remote. This should only take a
few minutes.
Once [Easy Setup] is completed,
select [Finish], and the AV
receiver is ready to use.
If the setup screen is not
displayed, select the correct AV
input in your TV.
/
///,
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If an error code or warning appears on the TV
screen after Auto Calibration, look it up below.
After taking the appropriate steps, perform
Auto Calibration again.
Code 30
Headphones are connected to the PHONES
jack on the receiver. Remove the headphones.
Code 31
No speakers are selected. Press SPEAKERS to
set the speakers.
Code 32/Code 33
ēēNone of the front speakers are connected,
or only one front speaker is connected.
ēēA single surround back speaker is
connected to the SPEAKERS SURROUND
BACK/BI-AMP/FRONT HIGH/FRONT B R
terminals. When you connect only one
surround back speaker, connect it to the
SPEAKERS SURROUND BACK/BI-AMP/
FRONT HIGH/FRONT B L terminals.
ēēThe front high left or front high right
speaker is not connected.
Warning 40
The measurement process has completed
with high noise level detection. Perform the
measurement in a quiet environment.
Warning 41/Warning 42
ēēThe optimizer microphone is not connected
properly or the cable may be damaged.
ēēThe input from the optimizer microphone
is too loud.
ēēThe surround left or surround right speaker
is not connected.
ēēThe distance between the speakers and
the optimizer microphone is too close. Set
them farther apart.
ēēSurround back speakers or front high
speakers are connected even though
surround speakers are not connected.
Connect surround speaker(s) to the
SPEAKERS SURROUND terminals.
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Warning 43
The distance and position of a subwoofer
cannot be detected. Perform the
measurement in a quiet environment.
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Now you can select any other equipment or
devices you may have.
1 Press Input buttons to select the equipment
you want.
The available inputs are:
BD
ˎˎDVD
ˎˎGAME
ˎˎSAT/CATV
ˎˎVIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3
ˎˎTV
ˎˎSA-CD/CD
ˎˎ
Input buttons
Lastly, to enjoy multi-channel surround
sound, you should also set up any other
devices you have connected.
This will ensure that the sound signal taken
from each device is in the correct format.
Multi-channel digital audio
Check the digital audio output setting on your
connected devices.
Sony Blu-ray Disc Player
The playback screen of the equipment
appears.
Check the following:
“Audio (HDMI)” is set to “Auto”.
“BD Audio MIX Setting” is set to “Off”.
“Dolby Digital/DTS” is set to “Bitstream”.
“Dolby Digital” is set to “Dolby Digital”.
“DTS” is set to “DTS”.
3 Press  +/– to adjust the volume.
PlayStation®3
You can also use MASTER VOLUME on the AV
receiver.
Check that the “Audio Output Settings”
in “Sound Settings” is set to “HDMI” and
“Automatic” (for system software version 4.21).
2 Turn on the equipment and start playback.
4 Press SOUND FIELD +/– to enjoy surround
sound.
You can also use the A.F.D./2CH, MOVIE or
MUSIC buttons on the AV receiver.
For details: Please refer to the operating
instructions supplied with your connected
devices.
Enjoy.
 +/SOUND
FIELD +/13
This Quick Setup Guide saves paper
To save natural resources, Sony has drastically reduced paper by no longer including full printed manuals.
However, full operating instructions, and more, can be found online:
http://support.sony-europe.com/
4-454-446-11(1)
2013 Sony Corporation
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