Settings and Adjustments. Sony BDV-E780W, BDVE780W, BDV-E980W

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Settings and Adjustments. Sony BDV-E780W, BDVE780W, BDV-E980W | Manualzz

Settings and Adjustments

Using the Setup Display

You can make various adjustments of items such as picture and sound.

Select (Setup) on the home menu when you need to change the settings of the system.

The default settings are underlined.

• Playback settings stored in the disc take priority over the Setup Display settings and not all the functions described may work.

1

Press HOME.

The home menu appears on the TV screen.

2

Press

C/c to select

[Setup].

Icon Explanation

[Screen Settings] (page 60)

Makes the screen settings according to the type of connecting jacks.

[Audio Settings] (page 61)

Makes the audio settings according to the type of connecting jacks.

[BD/DVD Viewing Settings]

(page 62)

Makes detailed settings for BD/

DVD playback.

[Parental Control Settings]

(page 63)

Makes detailed settings for the

Parental Control function.

[Music Settings] (page 63)

Makes detailed settings for

Super Audio CD playback.

[System Settings] (page 63)

Makes the system-related settings.

[Network Settings] (page 64)

Makes detailed settings for

Internet and network.

[Easy Setup] (page 65)

Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings.

[Resetting] (page 65)

Resets the system to the factory settings.

3

Press

X/x to select the setup category

icon to change, then press .

Example: [Screen Settings]

[Remote Controller

Setting Guide]

x [Preset Mode]

You can change the preset code of the remote for controlling non-Sony components. For details,

see “Changing the preset code of the remote

(Preset mode)” (page 52).

You can setup the following options.

Icon Explanation

[Remote Controller Setting

Guide] (page 59)

Makes the remote settings for operating the TV or other components.

[Network Update] (page 60)

Updates the software of the system.

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[Network Update] [Screen Settings]

You can update and improve the functions of the system.

For information about update functions, refer to the following website:

For customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com

For customers in Taiwan: http://www.sony-asia.com/support/tw

For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/support

During a software update, “UPDATING” appears in the front panel display. After the update completes, the main unit automatically turns off. Please wait for the software update to complete; do not turn the main unit on or off, or operate the main unit or TV.

x [3D Output Setting]

[Auto]: Normally select this.

[Off]: Select this to display all contents in 2D.

• 3D video from the HDMI (IN 1) or HDMI (IN 2) jack is output regardless of this setting.

x [TV Screen Size Setting for 3D]

Sets the screen size of your 3D compatible TV.

• This setting does not apply to 3D video from the

HDMI (IN 1) or HDMI (IN 2) jack.

x [TV Type]

[16:9]: Select this when connecting to a widescreen TV or a TV with a wide-mode function.

[4:3]: Select this when connecting to a 4:3 screen TV without a wide-mode function.

x [Screen Format]

[Original]: Select this when connecting to a TV with a wide-mode function. Displays a 4:3 screen picture in 16:9 aspect ratio even on a wide-screen TV.

[Fixed Aspect Ratio]: Changes the picture size to fit the screen size with the original picture aspect ratio.

x [DVD Aspect Ratio]

[Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture with black bands on the top and bottom.

[Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height picture on the entire screen, with trimmed sides.

x [Cinema Conversion Mode]

[Auto]: Normally select this. The unit automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method.

[Video]: The conversion method suited for video-based material will always be selected regardless of the material.

x [Output Video Format]

[HDMI]: Normally select [Auto]. Select

[Original Resolution] to output the resolution recorded on the disc. (When the resolution is lower than SD resolution, it is scaled up to SD resolution.)

[Component Video] (for non-European/non-

Saudi Arabian models): Select the resolution that suits your TV.

[Video]: Automatically sets the lowest resolution.

• If no picture appears when setting [HDMI] or

[Component Video] resolution, try another resolution setting. (Non-European/non-Saudi Arabian models only.)

• When connecting via the COMPONENT VIDEO

OUT jack and [Component Video] is selected, BD-

ROM playback of protected content is only supported

at 480i/576i output resolution (pages 22, 29). (Non-

European/non-Saudi Arabian models only.) x [BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output]

[Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz video signals only when connecting a 1080/24pcompatible TV using the HDMI (OUT) jack.

[Off]: Select this when your TV is not compatible with 1080/24p video signals.

x [YCbCr/RGB (HDMI)]

[Auto]: Automatically detects the type of external device, and switches to the matching color setting.

[YCbCr (4:2:2)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:2:2 video signals.

[YCbCr (4:4:4)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:4:4 video signals.

[RGB]: Select this when connecting to a device with an HDCP-compliant DVI jack.

x [HDMI Deep Colour Output]

[Auto]: Normally select this.

[16bit], [12bit], [10bit]: Outputs 16bit/12bit/

10bit video signals when the connected TV is compatible with Deep Colour.

[Off]: Select this when the picture is unstable or colors appear unnatural.

x [Pause Mode] (BD/DVD VIDEO/DVD-R/

DVD-RW only)

[Auto]: The picture, including subjects that move dynamically, is output with no jitter.

Normally select this position.

[Frame]: The picture, including subjects that do not move dynamically, is output in high resolution.

[Audio Settings]

x [BD Audio MIX Setting]

[On]: Outputs the audio obtained by mixing the interactive audio and secondary audio to the primary audio.

[Off]: Outputs the primary audio only.

x [Audio DRC]

You can compress the dynamic range of the sound track.

[Auto]: Performs playback at the dynamic range specified by the disc (BD-ROM only).

[On]: The system reproduces the sound track with the kind of dynamic range that the recording engineer intended.

[Off]: No compression of dynamic range.

x [Attenuate - AUDIO]

Distortion may occur when you listen to a component connected to the AUDIO (AUDIO

IN L/R) jacks. You can prevent distortion by reducing the input level on the unit.

[On]: Attenuates the input level. The output level is changed.

[Off]: Normal input level.

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x [Audio Output]

You can select the output method where the audio signal is output.

[Speaker]: Outputs multi-channel sound from the system’s speakers only.

[Speaker + HDMI]: Outputs multi-channel sound from the system’s speakers and 2-channel linear PCM signals from the HDMI (OUT) jack.

[HDMI]: Outputs sound from the HDMI (OUT) jack only. Sound format depends on the connected component.

• When [Control for HDMI] is set to [On] (page 63),

[Audio Output] is set to [Speaker + HDMI] automatically and this setting cannot be changed.

• Audio signals are not output from the HDMI (OUT) jack when [Audio Output] is set to [Speaker + HDMI]

and [HDMI1 Audio Input Mode] (page 63) is set to

[TV]. (European models only.)

• When [Audio Output] is set to [HDMI], the output signal format for the “TV” and “SAT/CABLE” function is 2-channel linear PCM.

x [Sound Effect]

You can set the system’s sound effects (SOUND

MODE and [Surround Setting]

) to on/off.

[On]: Enables all of the system’s sound effects.

The upper limit of sampling frequency is set to

48 kHz.

[Off]: The sound effects are disabled. Select this when you do not want to set the upper limit of sampling frequency.

x [Surround Setting]

You can select the surround setting. For details,

see “Step 7: Enjoying Surround Sound”

(page 31)

x [Speaker Settings]

To obtain the best possible surround sound, set

the speakers. For details, see “Setting the

Speakers” (page 49).

x [Auto Calibration]

You can calibrate the appropriate settings

automatically. For details, see “Calibrating the

Appropriate Settings Automatically” (page 48).

[BD/DVD Viewing

Settings]

You can make detailed settings for BD/DVD playback.

x [BD/DVD Menu]

You can select the default menu language for

BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.

When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears.

Enter the code for your language by referring to

“Language Code List” (page 79).

x [Audio]

You can select the default track language for

BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.

When you select [Original], the language given priority in the disc is selected.

When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears.

Enter the code for your language by referring to

“Language Code List” (page 79).

x [Subtitle]

You can select the default subtitle language for

BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.

When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears.

Enter the code for your language by referring to

“Language Code List” (page 79).

x [BD Hybrid Disc Playback Layer]

[BD]: Plays BD layer.

[DVD/CD]: Plays DVD or CD layer.

x [BD Internet Connection]

[Allow]: Normally select this.

[Do not allow]: Prohibits Internet connection.

[Parental Control

Settings]

x [Password]

Set or change the password for the Parental

Control function. A password allows you to set a restriction on BD-ROM, DVD VIDEO, or

Internet video playback. If necessary, you can differentiate the restriction levels for BD-ROMs and DVD VIDEOs.

x [Parental Control Area Code]

Playback of some BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to the geographic area.

Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

x [BD Parental Control]

Playback of some BD-ROMs can be limited according to the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes.

Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

x [DVD Parental Control]

Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to a predetermined level such as the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

x [Internet Video Parental Control]

Playback of some Internet videos can be limited according to the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes.

Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

x [Internet Video Unrated]

[Allow]: Allows the playback of unrated

Internet videos.

[Block]: Blocks the playback of unrated Internet videos.

[Music Settings]

You can make detailed settings for Super Audio

CD playback.

x [Super Audio CD Playback Layer]

[Super Audio CD]: Plays the Super Audio CD layer.

[CD]: Plays the CD layer.

x [Super Audio CD Playback Channels]

[DSD 2ch]: Plays the 2ch area.

[DSD Multi]: Plays the multi-channel area.

[System Settings]

You can make the system-related settings.

x [OSD]

You can select your language for the system onscreen displays.

x [Wireless Sound Connection]

You can make further settings for the wireless

system. For details, see “Further Settings for the

Wireless System” (page 54).

Also, you can check the wireless transmission status. When wireless transmission is activated,

[OK] appears to the right of [Status]. x [Illumination/Display]

You can select the status of the soft-touch

buttons (page 10) and front panel display

(page 11).

[Standard/On]: The soft-touch buttons and the front panel display stay illuminated.

[Simple/Off]: The soft-touch buttons and the front panel display turn off when the system is not being operated.

x [HDMI Settings]

[Control for HDMI]

[On]: On. You can operate mutually between components that are connected with an HDMI cable.

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[Off]: Off.

[Audio Return Channel]

This function is available when you connect the system and TV that is compatible with the Audio

Return Channel function.

[Auto]: The system can receive the digital audio signal of the TV automatically via an HDMI cable.

[Off]: Off.

• This function is available only when [Control for

HDMI] is set to [On].

[HDMI1 Audio Input Mode] (European models only)

You can select the audio input of the component that is connected to the HDMI (IN 1) jack.

[HDMI1]: The sound of the component that is connected to the HDMI (IN 1) jack is input from the HDMI (IN 1) jack.

[TV]: The sound of the component that is connected to the HDMI (IN 1) jack is input from the TV (DIGITAL IN OPTICAL) jack.

x [Quick Start Mode]

[On]: Shortens the startup time from standby mode. You can operate the system quickly after turning it on.

[Off]: The default setting.

x [Auto Standby]

[On]: Turns on the [Auto Standby] function.

When you do not operate the system for about

30 minutes, the system enters standby mode automatically.

[Off]: Turns off the function.

x [Auto Display]

[On]: Automatically displays information on the screen when changing the viewing titles, picture modes, audio signals, etc.

[Off]: Displays information only when you press DISPLAY.

x [Screen Saver]

[On]: Turns on the screen saver function.

[Off]: Off.

x [Software Update Notification]

[On]: Sets the system to inform you of newer

software version information (page 60).

[Off]: Off.

x [Gracenote Settings]

[Auto]: Automatically downloads disc information when you stop playback of the disc.

To download, the system must be connected to the network.

[Manual]: Downloads disc information when

[Video Search] or [Music Search] is selected.

x [System Information]

You can display the system’s software version information and the MAC address.

[Network Settings]

You can make detailed settings for Internet and network.

x [Internet Settings]

Connect the system to the network beforehand.

For details, see “Step 3: Connecting to the

Network” (page 27).

x [Network Connection Diagnostics]

You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.

x [Connection Server Settings]

Sets whether or not to display the connected

DLNA server.

x [Renderer Set-up]

[Automatic Access Permission]: Sets whether or not to allow automatic access from newly detected DLNA controller.

[Smart Select]: Allows a Sony DLNA controller to find the system as the target component to operate by using the infrared ray. You can set this function to on or off.

[Renderer Name]: Displays the system’s name as it is listed on other DLNA devices on the network.

x [Renderer Access Control]

Sets whether or not to accept commands from

DLNA controllers.

x [Party Auto Start]

[On]: Starts a PARTY or joins an existing

PARTY at the request of a networked device compatible with the PARTY STREAMING function.

[Off]: Off.

x [Media Remote Device Registration]

Registers your “Media remote” device.

x [Registered Media Remote Devices]

Displays a list of your registered “Media remote” devices.

[Easy Setup]

Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions.

[Resetting]

x [Reset to Factory Default Settings]

You can reset the system settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset.

x [Initialize Personal Information]

You can erase your personal information stored in the system.

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Key Features

  • DVD player Black
  • 1000 W 5.1 channels
  • Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-ES (Discrete 6.1), DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1)
  • 3D Full HD
  • FM radio Radio Data System (RDS)
  • Wi-Fi

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Frequently Answers and Questions

How do I connect the system to my TV?
Use the provided HDMI cable to connect the system to the HDMI input on your TV.
Can I play Blu-ray discs on this system?
Yes, the system supports playback of Blu-ray discs, DVDs, and CDs.
How do I stream content wirelessly to the system?
Ensure your devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and use the system's built-in wireless connectivity features.
Can I control the system with my smartphone?
Yes, you can download the dedicated app to control the system remotely from your smartphone.

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