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Playing a Disc
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Press DVD/CD. You can also select this function by pressing FUNCTION repeatedly. Press to open the disc tray. Place a disc on the tray, then press .
Playing Files on a Disc/USB Device
Press DVD/CD or USB. DVD/CD: For a disc. USB: For a USB device. You can also select the function by pressing FUNCTION repeatedly. Load the source. For a disc Place a disc on the tray by pressing to open/close the disc tray. For a USB device Connect a USB device to the (USB) port.
Other Playback Operations
To change angles
Press ANGLE during playback to select the desired angle. (This applies to DVD VIDEOs only.)
To search for a title/chapter/ track/scene, etc.
When playing a DVD/VCD
To play repeatedly/shuffle, etc.
Press REPEAT repeatedly to select the desired playback mode. The selected mode appears in the front panel display. "REP CHP": Repeats the current chapter. "REP TT": Repeats the current title. "REP ALL": Repeats all titles. "REP TRK": Repeats the current track. "REP OFF": The system returns to normal playback mode. "SHUFFLE": Plays the contents once in random order until all the contents have been played. "SHUF REP": Repeats shuffle play. "FOLDER": Plays the current folder. "RANDOM": Plays all files in random order. "SINGLE": Plays the current file. "REP ONE": Repeats the current file. "REP FLD": Repeats the current folder.
Selecting the Sound Effect
To select an equalizer setting
Press EQ to display the current mode. While the current mode is displayed, press EQ repeatedly until the desired mode appears on the front panel display. "AUTO": Automatically selects the movie or music sound mode based on the disc type. "MOVIE": Enjoyable, powerful bass and sound effects; recommended for movies. "MUSIC": Well-balanced low and high range; recommended for music. "TV": Clear, mid-range vocals; recommended for watching dramas or comedies. "GAME": Enhanced low and high range; recommended for action or shooting games, etc.
Using a Tuner
To preset radio stations
You can preset 20 FM stations. You can then tune in any of those stations simply by selecting the corresponding preset number.
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Press DISPLAY during play. The Display Menu appears on the TV screen. Press / to select an option, then press . Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to jump to the desired option. Press DISPLAY during play. The selection display appears on the TV screen. Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to select the desired track. Press DISPLAY during play. The selection display appears on the TV screen. Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to select the desired number.
To display subtitles
Press SUBTITLE during playback to select the desired subtitle language. (This applies to DVD VIDEOs only.)
Press FM. Press and hold TUNING +/- for 2 seconds to start tuning until you find the desired radio station. "SEARCH +" or "SEARCH -" appears in the front panel display until a radio station with sufficient signal strength is found. Press and hold SHIFT, then press PROGRAM. "P 01" flashes in the front panel display. Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to select a preset number. Press to store the station frequency.
To change the sound
Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select the desired audio signal. When the system is playing a DVD VIDEO recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital, or MPEG audio), you can change the audio format. If the DVD VIDEO is recorded with multilingual tracks, you can also change the language. With a VIDEO CD or CD, you can select the sound from the right or left channel and listen to the sound of the selected channel through both the right and left speakers.
When playing a CD
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With the label side up.
Press to start playback. Press VOLUME +/- to adjust the volume. USB device
When playing a video/music/photo file
The selectable modes and their order differ depending on the disc or file.
To select a surround setting
Press SURROUND to display the current mode. While the current mode is displayed, press SURROUND repeatedly to select the desired surround audio output mode. The selected mode appears in the front panel display. "MULTI" (A.F.D. MULTI): When the source is 2 channel, sound is output from all speakers. "STANDARD" (A.F.D. STANDARD): The system discriminates the sound format of the source and presents sound as it was recorded/encoded. "DOLBY PL" (PRO LOGIC): Performs Dolby Pro Logic decoding. "2CH ST" (2CH STEREO): All formats are downmixed to 2 channels.
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Press / to select a folder, then press and select a file. Press to start playback. Press VOLUME +/- to adjust the volume.
To select a preset radio station
To play a VIDEO CD with PBC functions
When you start playing a VIDEO CD with PBC (Playback control) functions, the menu for your selection appears. To play without using PBC In stop mode, press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to select the track number you want.
Press FM. Press PRESET +/- to select a preset number. You can also select a preset number by pressing and holding SHIFT, then pressing the number buttons.
To play in programmed order
Select the tracks to play in the order you want (only for CDs).
Do not remove the USB device during operation. To avoid data corruption or damage to the USB device, turn the system off when connecting or removing the USB device.
Press and hold SHIFT, then press PROGRAM. The Program Menu display appears on the TV screen. Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to select the desired track. Press to select [Start] to play the program.
If an FM program is noisy, you can select monaural reception. There will be no stereo effect, but reception will improve.
"STEREO": Stereo reception. "MONO": Monaural reception.
Depending on the playback stream, the surround settings may not be effective.
About the Control for HDMI function ("BRAVIA" Sync)
You can control a TV compatible with the Control for HDMI function by connecting it to the system via an HDMI cable. Available features One-Touch Play With one touch of ONE-TOUCH PLAY on the remote control, the system and your TV automatically turn on and the TV's input is switched to the system; playback of a disc starts automatically. System Power Off When you turn the TV off by using the / button on the TV's remote control or TV / on the system's remote control, the system turns off automatically. System Audio Control You can switch the audio output to either the TV speakers or this system's speakers via the TV's menu.
To cancel the sleep timer function Press and hold SHIFT, then press SLEEP repeatedly until "OFF" appears in the front panel display.
Using the Setup Display
You can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. Displayed items vary depending on the country model. The default setting is underlined.
[4:3 Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture with black bands on the top and bottom.
To view information about the disc
You can check the playing time and remaining time of the current title, chapter, or track.
Press and hold SHIFT, then press TIME repeatedly.
[On]: The screen saver image appears if you do not operate the system for about 15 minutes. [Off]: Off.
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Press DVD/CD, then eject the disc. Press SETUP. The setup menu appears. Press / to select one of the setup menu categories, then press . Press / to select a setup item, then press or . Select the option you wish to change and press to confirm and go back to the previously selected item. Press SETUP to turn off the menu. Selected category Setup categories
[4:3 Pan Scan]: Displays a full-height picture on the entire screen, with trimmed sides.
Each time you press and hold SHIFT, then press TIME while playing the disc, the displayed item changes depending on the disc.
[OSD Lang] (On-Screen Display)
You can switch the display language on the TV screen.
[Control for HDMI]
This system recalls the point where you stopped the disc the last time it was played and resumes playback from that point the next time you insert the same disc. [On]: The system stores the resume points in memory. [Off]: The system does not store the resume points in memory. Playback restarts at the resume point only for the current disc in the unit.
[SR]: Adjusts the sound level of right surround speaker. It is possible to adjust the parameter from -6.0 dB to +6.0 dB. [SL]: Adjusts the sound level of left surround speaker. It is possible to adjust the parameter from -6.0 dB to +6.0 dB. [SW]: Adjusts the sound level of subwoofer. It is possible to adjust the parameter from -6.0 dB to +6.0 dB. If you move one of the speakers, be sure to set the parameters of the distance from the listening position to speakers. [L/R]: Adjusts the distance of the left/right speakers. It is possible to adjust the parameter from 1.0 m to 7.0 m (3 to 23 ft). [C]: Adjusts the distance of the center speaker. This parameter can be set between 1.6 m (5 ft) shorter and equal to the L/R channel setting. [SL/SR]: Adjusts the distance of the left/right surround speaker. This parameter can be set between 5.0 m (16 ft) shorter and equal to the L/R channel setting. [On]: Activates the center speaker. [Off]: Deactivates the center speaker. [On]: Activates the surround speakers. [Off]: Deactivates the surround speakers. The speakers will emit a test tone to set the Level. [On]: The speakers emit the test tone. [Off]: The speakers do not emit the test tone.
[Test Tone] [Sur. Speaker] [Center Speaker] [Distance]
Video Setup Page
Press / to select a rating level from 1 to 8 or [Off], then press . Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to enter your 6-digit password.
You can select the type of video signal that is output from the HDMI OUT jack. [Auto]: The system outputs the optimal video signal for the connected TV. [480p/576p]: The system outputs 720 × 480p* or 720 × 576p* video signals. [720p]: The system outputs 1280 × 720p* video signals. [1080i]: The system outputs 1920 × 1080i* video signals. [1080p]: The system outputs 1920 × 1080p* video signals. * i: interlace, p: progressive
This feature enables you to reset all the setup menu options and your personal settings to the factory defaults, except for your password for the [Password] and [Parental] items. Press to confirm the default reset.
Password Setup Page
-- General Setup Page -TV Display OSD Lang Control for HDMI HDMI Audio Screen Saver Last Memory Auto Standby 16:9 16:9 ENG 4:3 Letter Box On 4:3 Pan Scan Off On On On
You can set the system to turn off at a preset time, so you can fall asleep listening to music.
Press and hold SHIFT, then press SLEEP.
This function is available when you connect the system and a TV that is compatible with the Control for HDMI function via an HDMI cable. [On]: You can operate mutually between components that are connected via an HDMI cable. [Off]: Off.
When the resume playback memory is full, the resume playback point for the earliest disc is deleted.
The default password is "000000." To change the password:
[On]: Enters standby mode automatically when in stop, pause, no disc, or eject mode for more than 30 minutes. [Off]: The unit does not enter standby mode automatically.
The TV type default setting varies depending on the area. [PAL]: For a PAL-system TV. [NTSC]: For an NTSC-system TV.
Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to enter "000000" or your last set 6-digit password in the [Old Password] section. Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to enter a new 6digit password in the [New Password] section. Press and hold SHIFT, then press the number buttons to enter the new 6digit password again in the [Confirm PWD] section to confirm your entry. Press [OK] to exit the menu.
You can select the preferred audio language for DVDs with multiple sound tracks.
Each time you press this button, the minute display (the remaining time) changes by 10 minutes. A countdown of the last 20 seconds until the unit turns off appears in the front panel display. To check the remaining time Press and hold SHIFT and SLEEP for 3 seconds. The remaining time until the unit turns off appears in the front panel display.
General Setup Page
[16:9]: Select this when you connect a widescreen TV or a TV with a wide mode function.
This setting is only required if you are using the HDMI OUT jack for an audio connection. [Off]: Turns off HDMI audio output. You can still enjoy sound output via the speaker system. [All]: The HDMI audio output format will be same as the audio stream being played. If the playback audio format is not supported, the audio output will be changed to PCM automatically. [PCM]: HDMI audio output will be downmixed to linear PCM (2-channel).
Speaker Setup Page
You can switch the language of the subtitles recorded on a DVD VIDEO.
You can adjust the sound level of all the speakers and the subwoofer. [L]: Adjusts the sound level of left speaker. It is possible to adjust the parameter from -6.0 dB to +0.0 dB. [C]: Adjusts the sound level of center speaker. It is possible to adjust the parameter from -6.0 dB to +6.0 dB. [R]: Adjusts the sound level of right speaker. It is possible to adjust the parameter from -6.0 dB to +0.0 dB.
You can switch the language for a disc's menu.
To adjust the volume of all speakers, press VOLUME +/- on the unit or on the remote control. Press repeatedly to select the speaker and the desired level or distance.
You can restrict playback of DVDs that have ratings. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes.
On placement At high volume, over long periods of time, the cabinet becomes hot to the touch. This is not a malfunction. However, touching the cabinet should be avoided. Do not place the system in a confined space where ventilation is poor as this may cause overheating. Do not install the system near heat sources such as radiators or air ducts, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or shock. Do not install the system in an inclined position. It is designed to be operated in a horizontal position only. Do not place heavy objects on the system. On operation If the system is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lenses inside the unit. Should this occur, the system may not operate properly. In this case, remove the disc and leave the system turned on for about half an hour until the moisture evaporates. If anything falls into the cabinet, unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. 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 system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types). These may cause the apparatus to malfunction. On your TV's color IMPORTANT NOTICE Caution: This system is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your television screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or on-screen display image displayed on your TV for an extended period of time you risk permanent damage to your television screen. Projection televisions are especially susceptible to this. On moving the system Before moving the system, make sure that there is no disc inserted, and remove the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains). On handling discs To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. Do not stick paper or tape on the disc. Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may rise considerably inside the car. On cleaning discs Before playing, clean the disc with a cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out. Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.
This system can only play back a standard circular disc. Using neither standard nor circular discs (e.g., card, heart, or star shape) may cause a malfunction. Do not use a disc that has a commercially available accessory attached, such as a label or ring. On heat radiation Due to the slim type of main unit design, you may feel some heat on the top of the unit. This is normal. Please consult your nearest Sony dealer if you have any questions.
If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the system, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained.
There is no picture. The video connecting cords are not connected securely. The unit is not connected to the correct TV input jack. The system is not selected via the video input of the TV. Check the output method on your system. Even though you set the aspect ratio in [TV Display] of [General Setup Page], the picture does not fill the TV screen. The aspect ratio on the disc is fixed. Color irregularity occurs on the TV screen. The system's speakers contain magnet parts, so magnetic distortion may occur. When color irregularity occurs on the TV screen, check the following items. Install the speakers at least 0.3 meters (1.0 ft) from your TV set. If the color irregularity persists, turn off the TV set once, then turn it on after 15 to 30 minutes. Reposition the speakers farther away from your TV set. The [TV Type] setting does not match your TV. [TV Type] can be reset according to the following procedure: 1. P ress to take out the disc. 2. Press DISPLAY. 3. Press . [TV Type] will be reset.
"PROTECT" appears in the front panel display. Connect all channels to their corresponding SPEAKERS terminals correctly. Press / to turn off the system, and check the following items after "STANDBY" disappears: Are the + and - speaker cords shortcircuited? Is anything blocking the ventilation holes of the system? After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer. A disc cannot be ejected and "LOCKED" appears in the front panel display. Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Radio stations cannot be tuned in. Check that the antenna (aerial) is connected securely. Adjust the antenna (aerial) or connect an external antenna (aerial) if necessary. A disc does not play. The region code on the DVD does not match the system. Moisture has condensed inside the unit and may cause damage to the lenses. Remove the disc and leave the unit turned on for about half an hour. A DATA CD/DATA DVD cannot be played. The DATA CD is not recorded in ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2, or Joliet. The DATA DVD is not recorded in UDF (Universal Disk Format).
A JPEG image file cannot be played. It is larger than 2,048 (width) × 1,536 (height) in normal mode, or more than 2,000,000 pixels in progressive format which is mainly used on Internet Web sites. A video file cannot be played. The video file resolution is larger than 720 (width) × 576 (height). The name of a folder or file is not displayed correctly. The system can only display numbers and letters of the alphabet. Other characters are displayed as [_]. A disc does not start playing from the beginning. Resume Play has been selected. During stop, press and then start playback. Program play has been selected. During stop, press and then start playback. Shuffle play has been selected. During stop, press and then start playback. The system does not work normally. Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains), then reconnect after several minutes. The Control for HDMI function does not work. Set the [Control for HDMI] setting in [General Setup Page] to [On]. Make sure that the connected component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function. Check the connected component's setting for the Control for HDMI function. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component.
"OVERLOAD" appears in the front panel display. Remove the USB device from the