Sony STR-K840P Operating Instructions (primary manual)

Sony STR-K840P - Fm Stereo/fm-am Receiver Manual

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  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 1
    4-238-377-12(2) FM Stereo FM-AM Receiver Operating Instructions Owner's Record The model and serial numbers ... space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. HT-DDW840/DDW740 Serial No. GB HT-DDW840 HT-DDW740 © 2002 Sony Corporation
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 2
    ... to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. WARNING mark. As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product meets the ENERGY...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 3
    ... the remote ...42 Programming the remote ...43 Hooking Up and Setting Up the Speaker System Speaker ... parameters for each sound field ...58 1) Receiving Broadcasts Storing FM stations automatically (AUTOBETICAL)2) ...... Radio Data System (RDS)2) ...34 2) 3) HT-DDW840 only. Models of area code CEL, ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 4
    ...• Front/surround speakers • Center speaker • Sub woofer The HT-DDW740 consists of: STR-K840P SS-MSP2 SS-CNP2 SA-WMSP4 The MULTI CH button...the display: - Receiver - Speaker system • Front/surround speakers • Center speaker • Sub woofer About area codes STR-K740P SS-MSP2 SS-CNP2 SA-...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 5
    ... (indicator) qs (24) DIMMER ej (23) DISPLAY 2 (23, 34, 52) Display qa (23) DVD/LD wa (22) FM MODE (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) ed, (Except for models of area code CEL, CEK) ef (32) INPUT MODE qg (22) IR (receptor) 4 (39, 46, 52) LEVEL 0 (...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 6
    ...connections are completed. • Be sure to make connections firmly to avoid hum and noise. • When connecting an audio/video cord, be sure to match the color-coded pins to the appropriate jacks on the components: yellow (video) to yellow; white (left, audio) to white; and red (right, audio) to red. ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 7
    ...VIDEO 2 VIDEO 1 SUB WOOFER * The shape of the connector varies depending on the area code. Notes on antenna hookups • To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM loop antenna away from the receiver and other components. • Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna. • After ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 8
    ... L R A A ç OUT ç IN DIGITAL OPTICAL VIDEO 2 IN ANTENNA AM MONITOR VIDEO IN VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT DVD/LD IN COAXIAL L FM 75Ω COAXIAL L CENTER R SUB WOOFER IN OUT IN AUDIO IN AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT R FRONT SURROUND MULTI CH IN CD MD/TAPE DVD/...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 9
    ... audio output jacks to the VIDEO 2 AUDIO IN jacks on the receiver and apply sound effects to the audio from ... video output jack to the VIDEO 2 VIDEO IN jack on the receiver. If you are connecting a separate TV ... tuner), connect both the audio and video output jacks to the receiver as shown above. 9GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 10
    ...jacks to bring the multi channel surround sound of a movie theater into your home. To fully enjoy multi channel surround sound, five speakers (two front speakers, two ... with an RF OUT jack via an RF demodulator, like the Sony MOD-RF1 (not supplied). Notes • You cannot connect ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 11
    ...-DDW840 only Hooking Up the Components Although this receiver incorporates a multi channel decoder, it is also ...jacks, you can connect them directly to the receiver to enjoy the sound of the DVD player's multi ... decoder. • See page 13 for details on speaker system hookup. DIGITAL OPTICAL VIDEO ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 12
    ... to a wall outlet. Connecting the AC power cord Before connecting the AC power cord of this receiver to a wall outlet, connect the speaker system to the receiver (page 13). Connect the AC power cord(s) of your audio/ video components to a wall outlet. VOLTAGE ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 13
    Hooking Up and Setting Up the Speaker System Speaker system hookups Required cords A Speaker cords (supplied) Black Hooking Up and Setting Up the Speaker System B Monaural audio cord (supplied) Black Active sub woofer INPUT AUDIO IN Front speaker (R) Front speaker (L) ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 14
    ... short-circuiting the speakers Short-circuiting of the speakers may damage the receiver. To prevent this, make..., the stripped end of another speaker cord, or the metal parts of the receiver. If no sound... the one whose name is currently displayed on the receiver, the speaker may be short-circuited. If...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 15
    ... for your system. Tip Performing initial setup operations Before using your receiver ...adjust SET UP parameters so that the receiver correspond to your system. For the adjustable parameters, see ... from the listening position (A). However, the receiver lets you place the center speaker up to 1.5 meters...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 16
    Multi channel surround setup (continued) If you change the speaker system, select NORM. SP. You can adjust the speaker size and subwoofer selection when you select NORM. SP. (... cannot change the configuration if you select MICRO SP. * Models of area code U, CA only. 16GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 17
    ... specify the location of your surround speakers for proper implementation of the Digital Cinema Sound surround modes. Refer to the illustration...meters (15 feet) closer to your listening position (C on page 15). Tip The receiver allows you to input the speaker position in terms of distance. However, ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 18
    ... height of your surround speakers for proper implementation of the Digital Cinema Sound surround modes. Refer ... proper balance. Only when you use the speaker system other than the supplied one, ... with virtual elements. With the Digital Cinema Sound modes, speaker position is not as critical as other ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 19
    ... adjust the bass, see page 30. Hooking Up and Setting Up the Speaker System ) x Sub woofer selection ( SW S.W. XXX) • If you ... circuitry and outputs the LFE signals from other speakers. continued *1-*3 correspond to the following Dolby Pro Logic modes *1 NORMAL *2 PHANTOM *3 3 STEREO 19GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 20
    ... a new test tone with a frequency centered at 800 Hz for easier speaker level adjustment. 1 Press ?/1 to turn on the receiver. 2 Press TEST TONE on the remote. "T. TONE" appears in the display and you will hear the test tone from each ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 21
    Checking the connections After connecting all of your components to the receiver, do the following to verify that the connections were made correctly. 1 Press ?/1 to turn on the receiver. 2 Turn on the component that you connected (e.g., CD player or tape deck). ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 22
    ... can adjust balance and level of all the speakers. When this function is on, the tone and surround effects ...up when the unit is decoding signals recorded in a multi channel format. INPUT MODE Press INPUT ... time you press the button, the input mode of the currently selected component switches. Select ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 23
    ... Index name does not appear when only blank spaces have been entered, or it is the same as the function. ** During RDS reception only. (Models of area code CEL, CEK only. See page 34). DIMMER Press DIMMER repeatedly to adjust the brightness of the display ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 24
    ... sound of movie theaters and concert halls into your home. You can ... in the display lights up. In collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony measured the sound environment of... as the Dolby Digital DVD. This mode reproduces the sound characteristics of Sony Pictures Entertainment's studios....
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 25
    ... select Cinema Studio EX by pressing MODE repeatedly. Notes Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment "Cary Grant .... (Normal Surround) Reproduces the sound characteristics of the Sony Pictures Entertainment scoring stage. This mode is ideal for watching musicals or ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 26
    ... in stereo automatically, and the sound field is turned off. The receiver can reproduce the stereo sound in multi channel through Dolby Pro Logic ... page 37. Using only the front speakers (2 Channel Stereo) Press 2CH. "2CH ST." appears in the display. This mode outputs the sound from the front ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 27
    ...boxes around the letters vary to show how the receiver downmixes the source sound (based on the speakers settings). When using sound fields like "C.ST.EX", the receiver adds reverberation... operations. Note "RDS" only appears for models of area code CEL, CEK only. continued 27GB...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 28
    ...surround parameters and the tone characteristics of the front speakers, you can customize the sound fields ...you adjust the balance and volumes of each speaker. The settings are applied to all sound fields....multi channel surround sound Position your speakers and do the procedures described in "Multi ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 29
    ... low frequency sounds of the front, center, or surround speakers are output from the sub woofer according to the settings ... dB) Lets you adjust the level of the center speaker. Surround left level (SUR.L. XXX dB...Lets you adjust the level of the surround left speaker. Surround right level (SUR.R. XXX ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 30
    ...lets you adjust the tone (bass or treble) of the front speakers for optimum sound. You can adjust the ...you use the Micro Satellite Speakers or other small speakers, adjust LEVEL on the subwoofer (page 20) to..., press ?/1 to turn off the power. 2 Hold down MODE and press ?/1. "SF. CLR." appears in ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 31
    ... you have connected FM and AM antennas to the receiver (page 7). Storing FM stations automatically (AUTOBETICAL) (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) • ...-45 for remote RM-PP411 and pages 46-49 for remote RM-U306. Receiving Broadcasts This function lets you store up to 30 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 32
    ...• If "STEREO" flashes in the display and the FM stereo reception is poor, press FM MODE to change to monaural (MONO). You will ...the stations directly by entering its 2-character preset code using the supplied remote. Up to 30 FM or AM stations can be preset. The receiver will also scan all the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 33
    ...the preset number, start again from step 3. * For models of area code CEL, CEK: PRESET/PTY SELECT ... Repeat steps 2 to 6 to preset another station. * For models of area code CEL, CEK: PRESET/PTY ... remote RM-U306. 1 Press TUNER on the remote. The last received station is tuned in. To change a preset ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 34
    Using the Radio Data System (RDS) (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) Notes This receiver also allows you to use RDS (Radio Data System), which enables radio stations to send additional information along with the regular program signal. You can use the following convenient RDS ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 35
    ... music of the country or region Programs featuring oldies music Folk music programs Investigative features JAZZ COUNTRY NATION M SPORT EDUCATE DRAMA CULTURE Receiving Broadcasts Any programs not defined above SCIENCE VARIED POP M ROCK M EASY M LIGHT M CLASSICS OTHER M WEATHER FINANCE CHILDREN...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 36
    ...for another station or program source. Note (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) You cannot ... record on a cassette tape or MiniDisc using the receiver. See the operating instructions of your cassette deck or... station Press TUNER. The last station you received is tuned in. If you are not familiar with...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 37
    ...Using the Sleep Timer You can set the receiver to turn off automatically at a specified time....you want using the MENU / and MENU +/- on the receiver. The sleep time changes in 1 minute intervals....up to 5 hours. • To check the remaining time before the receiver turns off, press SLEEP. The remaining...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 38
    ...x Selecting the command mode of the remote (C.MODE.AVX) Lets you select the command mode of the remote. Change the command mode when you use 2 Sony receivers in the same room. x 2ch decode mode ( PRO LOGIC ) Lets you specify the type of ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 39
    ... use the remote RM-PP411 to operate the components in your system. Remote button description TV ?/1 AV ?/1 USE MODE P Before you use your...conditions, the batteries should last for about 6 months. When the remote no longer operates the receiver, replace all batteries with new ones...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 40
    ... deck/ DAT deck Receiver/TV/ Turns off the receiver and VCR/Satellite other Sony audio/video tuner/CD components. player/VCD player/LD player/... numeric input during DIRECT TUNING or MEMORY mode. AUTO DEC Receiver MPX/DUAL Receiver SYSTEM STANDBY (Press AV ?/1 and ?/1 at the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 41
    ... DVD player of disc, etc. PRESET/ CH/ Receiver Scans and selects preset stations....recording with components in record standby.) Operations Using the Remote RM-PP411 x Stops play. DISC .... Exits the menu. Changes the subtitles. * Only for Sony TVs with the picture-in-picture function. continued ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 42
    ...player GUIDE • Some functions explained in this section may not work depending on the model of the receiver.... (AV1 or AV2) of the remote. If the command mode of the receiver and the remote is different, you... the remote to operate the receiver. Press 1 (AV1) (or 2 (AV2)) while pressing down USE MODE...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 43
    ... You can program the remote to control nonSony components by changing the code. Once the control ..., you can also program the remote for Sony components that the remote is unable to control. Note... 3. • For the numeric codes, only the first three numbers entered are valid. Operations Using the Remote...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 44
    ... of the component To control a DAT deck Maker Code(s) SONY PIONEER 203 219 Use ...(s) SONY DENON JVC KENWOOD 301 302 303 304 To control a tape deck..., 218 To control a CD player Maker Code(s) SONY DENON JVC KENWOOD MAGNAVOX..., 122 To control an LD player Maker Code(s) SONY PIONEER 601, 602, 603...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 45
    ... a VCR Maker Code(s) To control a TV Maker Code(s) SONY AIWA AKAI BLAUPUNKT EMERSON FISHER GENERAL ELECTRIC GOLDSTAR GRUNDIG ... 542, 543 Operations Using the Remote RM-PP411 To control a satellite tuner or cable box Maker Code(s) SONY 801, 802 806, 807, 808, 809, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814 818 805,...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 46
    ... remote RM-U306 to operate the components in your system. Remote button description SLEEP AV ... in the battery compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor g on the receiver. ?/1 VIDEO 1 MD/TAPE ... the receiver, replace all batteries with new ones. Notes A.DEC TEST TONE MODE ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 47
    ...same time) 0-9 Receiver/TV/ Turns off the receiver and VCR/Satellite other Sony audio/video tuner/CD components. player/VCD player/LD player.... Selects track numbers. 0 selects track 10. Operations Using the Remote RM-U306 D.TUNING Receiver A.DEC MODE 2CH TEST TONE MAIN MENU ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 48
    ...) Remote Button Operations Function Remote Button Operations Function D. SKIP CH/ Receiver PRESET+/- TV/VCR/ satellite tuner ./> VCR/... functions explained in this section may not work depending on the model of the receiver. • The above explanation is intended to serve as an ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 49
    ...VCR (command mode VTR 2*) VCR (command mode VTR 3*) TV DSS (Digital Satellite Receiver) DVD VCD player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 >10 ENTER . Operations Using the Remote RM-U306 * Sony VCRs are operated with a VTR 1, 2 or 3 setting. These correspond to Beta, 8mm and VHS respectively. ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 50
    .... If you have any question or problem concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Troubleshooting If you experience any of ... verify that the connections are correct. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There is no sound or ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 51
    ...If both channels are output from the headphones, the front speaker may not be connected to the receiver correctly. Check the connection of the... digital output to the receiver's jack. When making this connection, be sure to set INPUT MODE manually (page 22). The receiver may not operate correctly if...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 52
    ... 37) (RM-U306 only). • Remove any obstacles in the path between the remote and the receiver. • Replace both batteries in the remote with .... • Press MAIN MENU on the remote before you use the V/v/B/b buttons for receiver operation (RM-PP411 only). * Models of area code CEL, CEK only. Clearing ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 53
    ...Power Output2) (8 ohms 1 kHz, THD 10 %) STR-K840P: FRONT1): 120 W/ch CENTER1):...driven, from 40 - 20,000 Hz; rated 100 watts (STR-K840P only)/80 ... Power Output (8 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7 %) STR-K840P: FRONT1):100 W/ch CENTER1):... Power Output2) (8 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7 %) STR-K840P: FRONT1): 100 W/ch CENTER1...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 54
    ... AM tuner section Tuning range Models of area code U, CA With 10-kHz tuning ...tuning scale: 531 - 1710 kHz6) Models of area code E2/E3, AR, MX ...tuning scale: 531 - 1602 kHz6) Models of area code SP, CEL, CEK With 9-kHz ...tuning in any AM station, turn off the receiver. Hold down PRESET TUNING + and ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 55
    ...220/240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Power consumption Area code Power consumption U, MX CA CEL, CEK, SP E2/E3, AR STR-K840P: 210 W STR-K740P: 180 W STR-K840P: 300 VA STR-K740P: 260 VA STR-K840P: 180 W STR-K740P: 155 W SA-WMSP4 for HT-DDW840 SA-WMSP2 for HT-DDW740 AUDIO POWER ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 56
    ...) (1) Coaxial digital cord (1) Foot pads (speakers) (20) Foot pads (subwoofer) (4) Remote commander (1) • RM-PP411 (HT-DDW840 only) • RM-U306...-WMSP4 (HT-DDW840 only) (1) • Subwoofer SA-WMSP2 (HT-DDW740 only) (1) For details on the area code of the component you are using,...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 57
    ..., AV2 DOLBY PL, MOVIE, MUSIC 37 C.MODE.AVX PRO LOGIC 5) 1) Only when you select NORM. SP. 2) For models of area code U, CA: between 3 feet and 40 feet (1 foot steps) R DIST. and 5 feet (1 foot steps) 3) For models of area code U, CA: between L 4) For models of area ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 58
    ... item in "Adjusting the level parameters" (page 28). 3) When these sound fields are selected, there is no sound output from the sub woofer if the front speaker size is set to "LARGE". However, sound will be output from the sub woofer if the digital input signal contains L.F.E. signals. 58GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 59
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