Sony HCD-E300 Operating Instructions

Sony HCD-E300 - Blu-ray Disc™ / Dvd Receiver Component Manual

Sony HCD-E300 manual table of contents:

  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 1
    4-147-229-13(1) The software of this system may be updated in the future. To find out details on any available updates, please visit: http://esupport.sony.com BD/DVD Home Theatre System Operating Instructions BDV-T10 / T11 / E300 (1) © 2009 Sony Corporation Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 2
    ...the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. BDV-T10/BDV-T11/BDV-E300 Serial No._____ The following FCC statement applies only to the version of this model manufactured for sale in the USA....
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 3
    ...Live" and "BonusView" are trademarks of Bluray Disc Association. • "Blu-ray Disc" is a trademark. • "Blu-ray Disc," "DVD+RW," "DVD-RW," "DVD+R," "DVD-R," "DVD VIDEO," and "CD" logos are trademarks. • "BRAVIA" is a trademark of Sony Corporation. 13) ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 4
    ... for the BDs, DVDs, or CDs unless otherwise specified by the text or illustrations. • The instructions in this manual are for BDVT10, BDV-T11, and BDV-E300. BDV-T10 is the model used for illustration purposes. Any difference in operation is clearly indicated ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 5
    .... The following S-AIR products can be used with the system: • Surround amplifier: You can enjoy surround speaker sound wirelessly. • Surround back ...: You can enjoy surround back speaker sound wirelessly. • S-AIR receiver: You can enjoy system sound in another room. ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 6
    ... Setup Display ...74 [Network Update] ...75 [Video Settings]...76 [Audio Settings]...78 [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] ......Effect ...49 Additional Information Precautions ...87 Notes about the Discs ...88 Troubleshooting...89 Self-diagnosis Function ...95 Playable Discs ...96 Supported Audio Formats...98...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 7
    Unpacking BDV-T10 • Front speakers (2) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) or • Foot pads (1 set) • Surround speakers (2)... Speaker cords (5, white/red/ blue/gray/green) • Operating Instructions • Speaker and TV Connections guide • Setup Disc (DVD) • DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (TDM-iP20)...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 8
    BDV-T11 • Front speakers (2) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) or • Foot pads (1 set) • Surround speakers (2) • Speaker cords (5, white/red/ blue/gray/green) • Operating Instructions • Speaker and TV Connections guide • Setup Disc (DVD) • DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (TDM-iP20) ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 9
    BDV-E300 • Front speakers (2) • FM wire antenna (aerial) (1) or • Foot pads (1 set) • Surround speakers (2) • Speaker cords (6,.../red/ blue/gray/green/purple) • Operating Instructions • Speaker and TV Connections guide • Setup Disc (DVD) • DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter (TDM-iP20)...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 10
    ... inside the compartment. Note • Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or humid place. • Do not... not drop any foreign object into the remote casing, particularly when replacing the batteries. • If you do not intend to use the remote for an extended period of time, remove the batteries to...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 11
    ...automatically. ONE-TOUCH PLAY (pages 36, 64) Remote control By only pressing the button, the TV turns on, the TV is set for BD/DVD input selector...tactile dot as a reference when operating the remote. • • : For system operations : For TV operations (For details, see "Controlling Your TV ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 12
    ...multi-angles are recorded on a BD-ROM/ DVD VIDEO. SYSTEM MENU (pages 33, 42,.... SOUND MODE (page 47) Enters the system menu. FAVORITES (page 69) Selects ...) Displays the options menu on the TV screen. HOME (pages 29, 36, 44, 45... (page 51) Enters or exits the system's home menu. RETURN (pages 69, 84...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 13
    ... N (play) Lights up when the S-AIR transceiver is inserted in the unit and the system transmits sound. D VIRTUAL 7.1CH indicator (page 33) Starts ... a photo folder. FUNCTION Lights up while the system is turned on. F Front panel display G Disc tray (page 36) H (remote sensor) Selects the playback ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 14
    .... (page 49) J Displays system's status such as chapter, title, or track number, time information, radio frequency, playing status, decoding mode, etc. K Lights up when the system is accessing the network. L Displays system's playing status. M Flashes when the sleep timer is set. (page 71) 14US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 15
    ...T100 COAXIAL 75 Y PB / CB PR / CR FM HDMI OUT LAN(100) SPEAKER SPEAKER DMPORT SAT/CABLE DIGITAL IN TV DIGITAL IN EXT DC5V 500mA MAX L... M DMPORT (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) jack (page 23) N HDMI OUT jack (page 21) O SPEAKER jacks (page 20) * CAUTION Please do not remove the screws unless you are ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 16
    Getting Started Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System Positioning the speakers For the best possible surround sound, place all speakers at the same distance from the ... staining or discoloration may result. • Do not lean or hang on a speaker, as it may fall down. 16US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 17
    ...can enjoy 7.1 surround sound by purchasing the Wireless Surround Speaker Kit (WAHT-SBP1, optional).... depending on the area. For the position of the surround back speakers, refer the illustration below (C). Subwoofer Front ... 45 30 45 C Surround back left speaker (L) (optional) C Surround back right ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 18
    ...vertical and flat wall where reinforcement is applied. • Sony is not responsible for accidents or damage caused ... supplied) that are suitable for the hole on the back of each speaker. See the illustrations below. 4 mm (5/32 ... mm (1 3/16 inches) Hole on the back of the speaker 5 mm (7/32 inch) 10 mm...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 19
    2 Fasten the screws to the wall. BDV-T10/BDV-T11 For the center speaker 160 mm (6 3/8 inches) BDV-E300 Getting Started For the center speaker 219 mm (8 5/8 inches) 8 to 10 mm (11/32 to 13/32 inch) For the other speakers 8 to 10 mm (11/32 to 13/32 ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 20
    ... Getting Started For connecting the system, read the information on the following pages. Do not connect... where sound is not distorted. Connecting the speakers The connector of the speaker cords and the color tube... cord with the color tube to 3, and the speaker cord without the color tube to #. Do not...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 21
    ... To the HDMI IN jack of the TV. To the component video input jacks of the TV. To the video input jack of the TV. * The HDMI cable is supplied with BDV-T11 only. Method 1: Video cord (A) connection This is the basic connection. Method 2: HDMI* cable (B) and video cord (A) connection If your TV ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 22
    ... unit from the TV. To listen to TV sound via the system, perform this connection. Rear panel of the unit ...audio cord connection. With a digital audio connection, the system receives a Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast ... enjoy multiplex broadcast sound. Note • The system can accept both digital and ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 23
    ... of the unit EZW-T100 slot (See "Wireless system options".) NNA H Digital coaxial .... When disconnecting, pull out while pressing . Wireless system options By using an S-AIR product (... from the system. For details, see "Using an S-AIR Product" (page 56) or refer to the operating instructions ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 24
    ...your TV has multiple audio/video inputs Getting Started You can enjoy sound with the speakers of the system through the connected TV. Connect the components..., PlayStation, etc. System :Signal flow Select the component on the TV. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 25
    ...) Note • Keep the AM loop antenna (aerial) and cord away from the system or other AV components, as noise may result. • Be sure to fully ... horizontal as possible. Tip • Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna (aerial) for best AM broadcast sound. • If you have poor FM reception, use a ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 26
    ... (1 GB or larger USB flash memory, such as Sony USM2GL, USM4GL, or USM1GH, not supplied) into...R SUR L FER BWOO R SU CENTE Ex. Sony USM2GL (not supplied) Note • Insert the ...avoid data corruption or damage to the external memory, turn the system off when inserting or removing the external memory. ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 27
    ... your Internet source using a network cable to update the system's software using the network. You can ... Cable modem (not supplied) Internet Internet To update the system's software using the network See [... Update] (page 75) and [Software Update Notification] (page 83). Note • Do not connect...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 28
    ...the front panel display. You can turn off the demonstration simply by pressing "/1 on the remote. For details, see "About the demonstration" (page 72). To turn the system on/off (standby mode) "/1 1 4 7 2 5 8 3 6 9 Press "/1. 28US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 29
    ...when performing the [Easy Setup] accessed via the [Setup] setting. 6 C/X/x/c, HOME Press or c. The Setup Display for video cable selection appears. Easy ...unit. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the system appears on the TV screen. 7 Press X/x to select the cable used ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 30
    ... video switches for 30 seconds when this setting is changed. Check that there are no problems with the video. Nothing is displayed on the screen if the resolution is incorrect.... about 30 seconds, then the display asks for confirmation. Follow the on-screen instructions and go to the next step. 30US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 31
    ... HDMI] function (page 63) when connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function. If ...a tripod, etc. (not supplied). The front of each speaker should face the calibration mic, and there should be no obstruction between the speakers and the calibration mic. ANTE COAX ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 32
    ... Getting Started . [Auto Calibration] starts. The system adjusts the speaker setting automatically. Be quiet during the..."TUNER FM"/ "TUNER AM" "TV" Disc that is played by the system FM/AM radio (page 51...(page 23) To quit the Easy Setup Press HOME in any Step. To recall the Easy Setup ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 33
    ... one of the system's pre-programmed decoding modes. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home. 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 SYSTEM MENU X/x/c, Selecting surround sound effects based on your listening preference 1 2 3 4 5 6...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 34
    ... Logic II music mode decoding. • Multi-channel source: The system outputs sound from the speakers depending on the number of channels of the source....Logic IIx music mode decoding. • Multi-channel source: The system outputs sound from the speakers depending on the number of channels of the source....
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 35
    ...decoding mode appears only when you connect headphones to the surround amplifier. The system outputs the sound from the headphones regardless of sound format or number...AIR receiver, sound from the S-AIR receiver may skip. Tip • The system memorizes the last decoding mode selected for each function...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 36
    ... place more than one disc on the tray. "/1 Number buttons TIME SYSTEM MENU ANGLE 7 ... then press N SUBTITLE 4 7 DISPLAY TOP MENU C/X/x/c, HOME FUNCTION / SCENE SEARCH MUTING VOLUME +/-... input selector on the TV to this system. Press "/1. For commercially available BD-ROM or DVD VIDEO, playback ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 37
    ... To Press • When you set the [Control for HDMI] function to [On], the TV that is connected to the system with an HDMI cable can be sync-operated with the system. For details, see “Using the Control for HDMI Function for “BRAVIAମ. differ with some discs. BD/DVD VIDEO/DVD-RW/DVD-R only. VIDEO/...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 38
    ... connection only) Press ONE-TOUCH PLAY. The system and the connected TV turn on and the ... selector on the TV is switched to the system; then you can enjoy the contents of a disc. Note Changing the ... press . The available items differ depending on the disc type or system situation. Items Details If ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 39
    ...using the Top Menu. Playback When you stop the disc, the system remembers the point where you pressed ... TOP MENU. The system starts playback from the point where you stopped the disc in Step 1. Note ... or change. Press . • Depending on where you stop the disc, the system may not resume playback ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 40
    ... are searching for. Scene indicator • [Title Search] (for a BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO): Searches the desired title. • [Chapter Search]: Searches the ..., move the scene indicator using C/c or m/M. 4 Press . After a while, the system starts playback from the selected number. 4 Press SCENE SEARCH, , ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 41
    ... few seconds. Playback The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and system status. Example: When playing a BD-ROM Angle English Dolby Digital Plus Mbps... functions ( subtitle) angle/ audio/ E Playback information Displays Disc type/Play mode/Video codec/ Bit rate/...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 42
    ...[Video Settings] is disabled when the connected TV is set to Theater Mode (page 64). • Depending on the disc or the scene being played, [FNR], [... picture settings for different lighting environments. • [Standard] • [Brighter Room] • [Theater Room] [FNR] Reduces random noise appearing in the ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 43
    ...a network (page 27). Turn the system on. Set [BD Internet Connection] to [Allow] in [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] (page.... The operation method differs depending on the disc. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the disc. To delete data in the external memory You can delete unnecessary data. 1...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 44
    To select a track Playing a CD 1 2 Press HOME. Press C/c to select [Music]. Music Music CD 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TIME 3 C/X/x/c, HOME FUNCTION N m/M x MUTING VOLUME +/- X To OPTIONS ./> Press . The music list appears. 4 Press X/x to select a ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 45
    ... is cleared from memory when: - You open the disc tray. - You turn the system off. C/X/x/c, HOME FUNCTION N X x OPTIONS ./> To view the playing time and remaining time ... in the front panel display. Insert a disc that contains photo files. Press HOME. Press C/c to select [Photo]. ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 46
    ... a slideshow. To view images in high picture quality If you have a Sony TV compatible with "PhotoTV HD," you can enjoy images in high picture ...an HDMI cable. Set the TV's video setting to [VIDEO-A] mode. For details on [VIDEO-A], refer to the operating instructions supplied with the TV. 46US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 47
    ... automatically to produce the sound effect depending on the disc or sound stream. • “MOVIE”: The system provides the sound for movies. • “MOVIE-D.C.S.-”*: The system reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment “Cary Grant Theater” ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 48
    ...-VR Selecting the Audio Format, Multilingual Tracks, or Channel When the system is playing a BD/DVD VIDEO recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM...sound of the selected channel through both the right and left speakers. The types of sound tracks recorded on a disc are displayed. Example: • [ Stereo...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 49
    ... (DUAL MONO) You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when the system receives or plays a Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast signal. Note Using the Sound Effect NIGHT DYNAMIC BASS 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Sound Adjustment SYSTEM MENU C/X/x/c, • To receive the Dolby Digital signal, you need to ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 50
    ... volume You can enjoy sound effects or dialog, as you would in a movie theater, even at low volume. It is useful for watching movies at night. Press ... to hear. When sound is not output from the center speaker, or you are using the headphones, the system optimally adjusts the volume. To turn off the ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 51
    ... radio sound with the system's speakers. "/1 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Tuner Number buttons SYSTEM MENU CLEAR D.TUNING Manual tuning Press TUNING +/- repeatedly. 3 C/X/x/c, HOME FUNCTION ... and preset number FM 7 88.00 MHz SONY RADIO Tip • To improve reception, reorient the ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 52
    ... station name or frequency in the front panel display When the system is set to “TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM,”...display. Each time you press the button, the system tunes in one preset station. Tip ...] appears on the TV screen. Scanning stops when the system tunes in a station. “TUNED” and “STମ.
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 53
    ...Press D.TUNING. Operating the tuner function using the system menu You can operate the tuner..., but reception will improve. Scanning stops when the system tunes in a station. “TUNED” and “STମ. panel display. 1 2 3 4 Press OPTIONS. 3 4 5 Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until “TUNER...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 54
    ...AM" appears in the front panel display. 1 2 3 Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until "TUNER ...you want to create an index name for. Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until "TUNER... reception. Press . The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. 6 7 Press or c. Create a name by using...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 55
    ... from the connected component are played on the system or connected TV. For operation details, refer to the operating instructions of the DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter.... Audio Adapter closer to the Bluetooth transmitter. • When you use the system and the Wireless Network Audio Adapter (such as TDM-NC1...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 56
    ... sound. - Surround amplifier: You can enjoy surround speaker sound wirelessly. - S-AIR receiver: You can enjoy system sound in another room. Room A S-AIR main unit • When you insert the wireless transmitter/transceiver, make sure that the AC ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 57
    ... AM L • When you change the S-AIR configuration, Sony recommends that you perform [Auto Calibration].... to secure the wireless transmitter. Rear of the unit COMPONENT VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT The system ... other screws to fasten the wireless transmitter. 7 8 Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 58
    ...of the surround amplifier Refer to the operating instructions of the surround amplifier. 1 2 3 Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until "S-AIR...set the ID of the S-AIR receiver Refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR receiver. • When the wireless transmitter is not inserted in the...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 59
    ... time you press S-AIR MODE, the S-AIR mode changes. To control the system from the S-AIR receiver You can control the .... The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. N, X, x, ./> S-AIR CH Share the same operations on the remote and unit. Change the function of the system. The system menu turns off. •...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 60
    ... the ID of the unit" (page 57). • To set the ID of the S-AIR sub unit, refer to the operating instructions of the S-AIR sub unit. 3 4 5 Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until "S-AIR MENU" appears in the front panel display, then press or c. ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 61
    ... in the front panel display. Tip 1 2 3 Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until "S-AIR ...AIR receiver If you use multiple wireless systems which share the 2.4 GHz band, ... or Bluetooth, the transmission of S-AIR products or other wireless systems may be unstable. In this case, the transmission ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 62
    ... for IEEE 802.11b/g channel 11 • The transmission may be improved by changing the transmission channel (frequency) of the other wireless system(s). For details, refer to the operating instructions of the other wireless system(s). 62US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 63
    ...with the "BRAVIA" Sync function only. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function with an HDMI cable, operation ...may not work if you connect a component other than Sony, even if the component is compatible with the Control for HDMI function. Preparing for...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 64
    To set the [Control for HDMI] function of the system to on/off manually Watching BD/DVD by a single button press (One-Touch Play) By ... is output from the system's speakers automatically. Also, the TV's video mode switches to Theater Mode. Turning the system off in sync with ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 65
    ... Volume Level of the System (Volume Limit) If you change the output method of the TV to the system speaker on the TV menu or by pressing THEATER, loud sound may be output depending on the volume level of the system. You can prevent this by limiting the maximum ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 66
    ...children and neighbors. Calibration mic 1 2 3 4 Press HOME. The home menu appears on the TV screen... mic. [Auto Calibration] starts. The system adjusts the speaker settings automatically. Be quiet during... will not be obtained. • When you use the Wireless Surround Speaker Kit (WAHT-SBP1, optional...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 67
    ...message then retry [Auto Calibration]. Tip 1 2 3 4 5 Press HOME. • You can change a measurement unit (feet or meters) by pressing the color button (RED). The home menu appears on the TV screen. Press C/c... cannot change them. When you use the Wireless Surround Speaker Kit (WAHT-SBP1, optional) ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 68
    ... meters) by pressing the color button (RED). When you move the speakers, be sure to set the parameters of the distance (A) from the listening position to the ...Depending on the input stream, [Distance] may not be effective. The system returns to the previous display. Press X/x to select [Test Tone],...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 69
    ... time, press VOLUME +/-. • When you replace the batteries of the remote, the code number may reset itself to the default (SONY) setting. Reset the appropriate code number. Preparing the remote for controlling the TV Other Operations Press and hold TV [/1 ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 70
    ...the TV using the following buttons. To use these buttons (other than THEATER, TV [/1, TV INPUT), set the remote to the ...• The function of these buttons are same as the remote buttons of the SONY TV. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the TV. • While in the TV mode, if you press ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 71
    Using the Sleep Timer You can set the system to turn off at a preset time, so you...then press or c. Press X/x to select a setting. 1 2 3 4 Press SYSTEM MENU. Press X/x repeatedly until "DISP ...SLEEP" flashes in the front panel display. Press SYSTEM MENU. 5 6 Press . The setting is made. Press ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 72
    ...can turn on/off the demonstration in the front panel display while the system is in standby mode. 1 2 3 4 Press... are locked. (You can operate the system by using the remote.) To cancel, press x for more than... Press . The setting is made. Press SYSTEM MENU. The system menu turns off. • When you...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 73
    Saving Power in Standby Mode Check that the following settings are made: - [Control for HDMI] is set to [Off] (page 63). - "S-AIR STBY" is set to "STBY OFF" (page 59). - "DEMO" is set to "DEMO OFF" (page 72). - [Standby Mode] is set to [Normal] (page 83). 73US Other ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 74
    ...such as picture and sound. Select (Setup) on the home menu when you need to change the settings of the system. Note Updates the software of the system....] (page 80) 1 2 Press HOME. The home menu appears on the TV screen. Press C/c to select Network Update Makes detailed settings...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 75
    ... of the system. For information about update functions, refer to the following website: http://esupport.sony.com Note Setup 4:3 TV Type Set the screen ...] (page 83). • The [Setup] settings remain after updating. • The system informs you of newer software version information ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 76
    ... update and improve the functions of the system using an update disc provided by a Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. You can select the aspect ratio of... aspect ratio. x [DVD Aspect Ratio] 3 4 Press "/1 to turn the system on. The system starts up with the updated software...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 77
    ... resolution, a picture is displayed in the selected resolution for about 30 seconds, then the display asks for confirmation. Follow the on-screen instructions. "HD" lights up in the front panel display when outputting 720p/1080i/1080p video signals. signals when playing film-based materials on ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 78
    .... [Direct]: Outputs the primary audio only. x [Audio DRC] (BD/DVD VIDEO only) You can compress the dynamic range of ... at the dynamic range specified by the disc (BD-ROM only). [Off]: No compression of dynamic range. [On]: The system reproduces the sound track with the kind of dynamic range that the ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 79
    ... want to set the upper limit of sampling frequency. x [Speaker Settings] The system cannot output multi-channel sound from both the HDMI OUT jack and system's..."TONE," and "DEC. MODE" functions are disabled. • When the System Audio Control function (page 65) is activated, this ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 80
    .... To cancel the Parental Control setting Select [No Restrictions]. • If you forget the password, reset the system (page 86) and set a new password (see [...age restriction, then press . • If you forget the password, reset the system (page 86) and set a new password (see [...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 81
    ... the layer priority when playing a Hybrid Disc. To change the setting, turn the system off and on again. [BD]: Plays BD layer. [DVD/CD]: Plays DVD or CD layer. x [BD Internet Connection]... and Adjustments • If you forget the password, reset the system (page 86) and set a new password (...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 82
    .... [Off]: Off. x [Volume Limit] If you change the output method of the TV to the system speaker on the TV menu or by pressing THEATER, the System Audio Control (page 65) is activated and loud sound may be output depending on the volume level of ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 83
    [System Settings] You can make the system-related settings. x [OSD] x [Software Update Notification] You can select your language for the system onscreen displays. x [... you do not use the system for more than 15 minutes while an on-screen display, such as the home menu, is ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 84
    ...The items that need to be set may differ, depending on the Internet service provider or the router. For details, refer to the instruction manuals that have been provided by your Internet service provider or supplied with the router. Press X/x ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 85
    ...keyboard between upper case and lower case. Displays the keyboard for symbols. The input is entered, and the system returns to the previous display. 1 2 Press C/c to select [Start], then press . Follow the instructions for “Step 3: Performing the Easy Setupମ.
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 86
    ...Code], [Password] settings) - [Photo Settings] - [HDMI Settings] - [System Settings] - [Network Settings] - [All Settings] (except for the [BD Parental Control], [DVD Parental Control], [Parental Control Region Code], [Password] ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 87
    ..., 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. Additional Information On placement • Place the system in a location with adequate...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 88
    On moving the system Before moving the system, make sure that there is no disc inserted, and remove the AC power cord (mains...commercially available cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs. This system can only playback a standard circular disc. Using neither standard nor circular discs ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 89
    ... problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes ..., these parts may be retained. In the event of a problem with the S-AIR function, have a Sony dealer check the entire system together (S-...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 90
    ...] settings (page 77). • The disc is dirty or flawed. • If the picture output from your system goes through ... There is no sound. • The speaker cord is not connected securely. • Press MUTING on the remote if "MUTING ON" is displayed in the front panel display. • The system is in pause ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 91
    ...or MPEG audio format. The sound comes from the center • Depending on the disc, the sound may come from the center speaker only. speaker only.... remote are weak. • When you cannot perform menu operations via the front panel display, press HOME on the remote. Noise is heard on AM radio. The remote ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 92
    ...wall outlet (mains), then reconnect after several minutes. A disc cannot be ejected and • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. "LOCKED" appears in the front panel display. The system does not work normally. • Disconnect the AC ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 93
    ... with the System Audio Control system and TV while using the function. System Audio Control function. • For details, see "Using the Control for HDMI Function for ... in the front panel display when you press any button on the unit. The system menu does not work. • Press HOME on the remote. 93US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 94
    ...unit and S-AIR sub unit away from other wireless products. • Stop using another... and S-AIR sub unit away from other wireless products. • Stop using another... S-AIR sub unit. • Turn off the system and S-AIR sub unit, then... and S-AIR sub unit away from other wireless products. • Stop using another...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 95
    ... action Exxxx Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give ... Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Additional Information When just appears without any ... screen Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. 95US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 96
    Playable Discs Type Blu-ray Disc Disc logo Characteristics Icon BD-ROMs and BD-REs/BD-Rs in BDMV and BDAV... will not play if it has not been correctly finalized. Notes about BD-ROM compatibility Since the Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 97
    ... set by software producers. Since this system plays a BD/DVD according to the disc contents the software producers ...) labeled with identical region codes. This system is used to protect copyrights. DVD VIDEO labeled ALL will... system. Note about BD-REs/BD-Rs This system supports Ver. 2.1 BD-RE and Ver...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 98
    Supported Audio Formats Audio formats supported by this system are as follows. Format LPCM 2ch Function LPCM 5.1ch, LPCM 7.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus DTS DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, DTS-ES Matrix 6.1, DTS96/24 DTS-HD High Resolution ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 99
    ... 480i 480p 720p 1080i 1080p 480i 480i 480i 480i unselectable 480i 480p 720p* 1080i* unselectable 480i 480p 720p* 1080i* unselectable * Protected contents on DVDs are output at 480p resolution. When [Output Video Format] is set to [Video] 480i video signals are output from the VIDEO OUT or ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 100
    ... ohms HDMI OUT: Type A (19 pin) Amplifier Section (BDV-E300) POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: (FTC Output Power) for the US model Front ... antenna (aerial) Intermediate frequency 450 kHz Speakers (BDV-T10/BDV-T11) Front (SS-TSB95) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 101
    ...the Power Saving mode) Mass (approx.) Surround (SS-TSB95) Speaker system Speaker unit Rated impedance Dimensions (approx.) Mass (approx.)...7/8 in) (w/h/d) 5.6 kg (12 lb 6 oz) Mass (approx.) Speakers (BDV-E300) Front (SS-TSB93) Speaker system Speaker unit 2-Way 2-Driver, Bass reflex Tweeter: 20 mm...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 102
    ... Turkmen Tagalog Setswana Tonga Turkish Tsonga Tatar Twi Ukrainian Urdu Uzbek Vietnamese Volapük Wolof Xhosa Yoruba Chinese Zulu 1703 Not specified Parental Control/Area Code List Code Area 2044 2047 2046 2057 2070 2079 2090 2092 2115 Argentina Australia Austria Belgium Brazil Canada Chile China ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 103
    ... Conditions of Use and End User License Agreement The Sony Blu-ray Disc player ("Product") and associated software ("Software") are provided and maintained by Sony ... other functional updates or any other changes offered by Sony through such updates would not be made to the ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 104
    ... OTHERWISE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY SONY OR A SONY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY .... SHOULD THE SOFTWARE, SERVICE, AND/OR SITE PROVE DEFECTIVE YOU (AND NOT SONY OR A SONY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 105
    ..., plus any additional terms posted on the Service or Site, together constitute the entire agreement between Sony and you with respect to your use of the Product, Service, Site, Content, and Software. Any notice by Sony hereunder may be made by letter, email, or posting on the Service or Site. Any ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 106
    ... have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original... (compiler, kernel, and so on) of the operating system on which the executable runs, unless that component..., saying that you provide a warranty) and that users may redistribute the program under these...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 107
    ... section has the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system, which is implemented by public license practices. Many people have ... if he or she is willing to distribute software through any other system and a licensee cannot impose that choice. This section is ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 108
    ...more people to use the whole GNU operating system, as well as its variant, the GNU/Linux operating system. Although the Lesser General Public License is Less protective of the users' freedom, it does ..., we are referring to freedom of use, not price. Our General Public Licenses are designed...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 109
    ... by you; rather, the intent is to exercise the right to control the distribution of derivative or collective works based ... code and/or source code, so that the user can modify the Library and then ... of the library already present on the user's computer system, rather than copying library functions ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 110
    ... the major components (compiler, kernel, and so on) of the operating system on which the executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies the ... the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system which is implemented by public license practices. Many people ...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 111
    ... OpenSSL (including the library Original SSLeay), which Sony uses under license with the copyright holder. In compliance with a request by the copyright holder of said software, Sony conveys the following notice and asks that you read it. Package name: sony-target-grel-openssl-0.9.8g-020201.src.rpm...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 112
    ...includes software developed for the NetBSD Project by Wasabi Systems, Inc. This product includes software developed ... of the Independent JPEG Group. Package name sony-target-grel-libjpeg-6b-020201.... NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 113
    Permission is NOT granted for the use of any IJG author's name or company name in advertising or publicity relating to this software or products derived from it. This software may be referred to only as "the Independent JPEG Group's software". We specifically permit and encourage the use of...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 114
    ... lines and the progressive format. BD-ROMs (Blu-ray Disc Read-Only Memory) are commercially produced discs.... Digital Cinema Auto Calibration BD-R (Blu-ray Disc Recordable) is a recordable, write-once Blu-ray... of time. Dolby Digital BD-RE (Blu-ray Disc Rewritable) is a recordable and rewritable Blu-...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 115
    ... four channels from 2 channel sound. Compared with the former Dolby Surround system, Dolby Surround Pro Logic reproduces left-to-right panning ... and then odd numbered scanning lines, at 60 times per second. LTH (Low to High) LTH is a recording system that supports organic pigment type BD-R. 115US
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 116
    ...Color is a familiar term for the xvYCC standard proposed by Sony. xvYCC is an international standard for Color space ... have seen the rapid spread of BD/ DVD media, Digital Broadcasting, and other... highquality media are transmitted with no deterioration, Sony has developed a technology called “S-AIRମ.
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 117
    ...BDAV 96 BD-Live 43 BDMV 96 BD-R 114 BD-RE 114 Blu-ray Disc 114 S S-AIR 5, 56, 116 S-AIR ID 57 S-AIR receiver 56 S-... N NAME IN 54 Network Settings 84 Network Update 75 NIGHT 50 D D. C. A. C. (Digital Cinema Auto ...T Test Tone 68 TONE 50 TV Type 76 U Update 75 P PAIRING 60 PARENTAL CONTROL 116...
  • Sony HCD-E300 | Operating Instructions - Page 118
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