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 are located on ... 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
    ...Digital component hookups ...10 Multi channel input hookups1) ...11 Other hookups ...12 Operations Using the Remote RM-PP4111) Before ...setup operations ...15 Multi channel surround setup ...15 Checking the connections ...21 GB Operations Using the Remote RM-U3063) Before you use your remote ...46 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 4
    ... Receiver - Speaker system • Front/surround speakers • Center speaker • Sub woofer About area codes STR-K740P SS-MSP2 SS-CNP2 SA-WMSP2 ... example, "Models of area code AA only". Tip The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the receiver. You can also ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 5
    ... (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) ..., 50) PRESET TUNING +/- (Except for models of area code CEL, CEK) 3 (33, 54) PTY (... 51) PRESET/PTY SELECT +/- (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) 3 (33, 34) ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 6
    ... (not supplied) Yellow (video) Yellow (video) D Optical digital cord (not supplied) Black Black... audio/video cord, be sure to match the color-coded pins to the appropriate jacks on the components: yellow (... red (right, audio) to red. • When you connect optical digital cords, insert the cord plugs ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 7
    ...* (supplied) Hooking Up the Components DIGITAL OPTICAL VIDEO 2 IN ANTENNA AM MONITOR VIDEO... * The shape of the connector varies depending on the area code. Notes on antenna hookups • To prevent noise..., keep the AM loop antenna away from the receiver and other components. • Be sure to fully...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 8
    Audio component hookups MD or Tape deck INPUT OUTPUT LINE LINE 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 ...
  • 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
    ...to the receiver's digital input 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,...an RF OUT jack via an RF demodulator, like the Sony MOD-RF1 (not supplied). Notes • You ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 11
    ... your DVD player is equipped with multi channel output jacks, you can connect them directly to the receiver to enjoy the sound of the ... a center speaker) and a sub woofer are required. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your DVD player, multi channel decoder, etc., for details on the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 12
    ...power cord Setting the voltage selector If your receiver has a voltage selector on the rear panel, check... 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 ...
  • 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) E A e E A e B ...
  • 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 sure to take the following precautions when connecting ..., the stripped end of another speaker cord, or the metal parts of the receiver. If no sound is heard from a speaker while outputting a...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 15
    ... setup operations Before using your receiver for the first time, adjust SET UP ... be the same distance from the listening position (A). However, the receiver lets you place the center speaker ... when you turn on the power. 1 Turn off the receiver. 2 Hold down ?/1 for 5 seconds. The demonstration starts...
  • 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. (page 18). To... 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
    ...your surround speakers for proper implementation of the Digital Cinema Sound surround modes. Refer to the illustration below. • Select "SIDE" if the location ... feet) closer to your listening position (C on page 15). Tip The receiver allows you to input the speaker position in terms of distance...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 18
    ... to activate the bass redirection circuitry and output the front channel bass frequencies from the sub woofer. • When the front speakers are set ... The surround speaker position parameter is designed specifically for implementation of the Digital Cinema Sound modes with virtual elements. With the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 19
    ... do not connect a center speaker, select "NO". The sound of the center channel will be output from the front speakers.*2 x Surround speaker size ( SL SR... to activate the bass redirection circuitry and output the surround channel bass frequencies from the sub woofer or other "LARGE" speakers. ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 20
    Multi channel surround setup (continued) Listening to the subwoofer Adjusting the speaker level Use the remote while seated in your ...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 ...
  • 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
    ... and set the TV's video input to match the component you selected. MULTI CHANNEL DECODING indicator (HT-DDW840 only) This indicator lights up when the unit is decoding signals recorded in a multi channel format. INPUT MODE Press INPUT MODE to select the input ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 23
    ... 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 (3 steps). However, when you press any button, ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 24
    ... Cinema Studio EX is ideal for enjoying the movie software encoded with multi channel format, such as the Dolby Digital DVD. This mode reproduces the sound characteristics of Sony Pictures Entertainment's studios. 24GB
  • 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
    ...Enjoying stereo sound in multi channel (Dolby Pro Logic ) (HT-DDW840 only) • The receiver lets you ... field is turned off. The receiver can reproduce the stereo sound in multi channel through Dolby Pro ... redirect bass sound to subwoofer. If you want to listen to two channel (stereo) sources under ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 27
    ...2 PRO LOGIC: Lights up when the receiver applies Pro Logic processing to 2 channel signals in order to ... and output from the front 2 channels. 5 Tuner indicators: Lights up when using the receiver to tune in radio .... Note "RDS" only appears for models of area code CEL, CEK only. continued 27GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 28
    ...1 Start playing a program source encoded with multi channel surround sound. 2 Press LEVEL. The button ... first parameter is displayed. To get the most from multi channel surround sound Position your speakers and do the procedures described in "Multi channel surround setup" starting from page 15 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 29
    ... RANGE Lets you attenuate the level of the LFE (Low Frequency Effect) channel output from the sub woofer without effecting the level of the... the mix level determined by the recording engineer. • To mute the sound of the LFE channel from the sub woofer, select "OFF". However, the low frequency ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 30
    ...sound field. 1 Start playing a program source encoded with multi channel surround sound. 2 Press BASS +/- or TREBLE +/- to adjust ... use the Micro Satellite Speakers or other small speakers, adjust LEVEL on the subwoofer (page 20) to reinforce the bass. Resetting customized sound fields to the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 31
    ... Do not press any button on the receiver or supplied remote during autobetical operation. • If you...-PP411 and pages 46-49 for remote RM-U306. Receiving Broadcasts This function lets you...receiver back on. 1 Press TUNER on the remote. The last received station is tuned in. "AUTO-BETICAL SELECT"...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 32
    ...To return to stereo mode, press FM MODE again. The tuning scale differs depending on the area code as shown in the following ... any of 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
    ... SELECT + or PRESET/PTY SELECT -. Use the supplied remote to perform the following operations. For details on the buttons used in this section, see pages 39-45 for remote RM-PP411 and pages 46-... 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...tune in preset stations according to a program type that you specify. The receiver scans for stations in its preset memory currently broadcasting the specified ...
  • 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
    ... index name for another station or program source. Note (Models of area code CEL, CEK only) You cannot change the name of an ... or MiniDisc You can record on a cassette tape or MiniDisc using the receiver. See the operating instructions of your cassette deck or MD deck if you need help. 1 To name a ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 37
    ...sources when editing a video tape. See the operating instructions of your VCR or LD player if... on the front panel (HT-DDW740 only) or on the remote while the power is on. 1 Select the program source... 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
    ... in the battery compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor g on the receiver. ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY SLEEP .../11 12 D.TUNING DISC ALT m ANT M - CLEAR SEARCH MODE N TOP MENU/... should last for about 6 months. When the remote no longer operates the receiver, replace all batteries...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 40
    ... (continued) Remote Button Operations Function Remote Button Operations Function V/v B/b MASTER VOL +/- MAIN MENU Receiver Receiver Receiver Receiver Select ... deck/ DAT deck Receiver/TV/ Turns off the receiver and VCR/Satellite other Sony audio/video tuner/CD components. player/VCD player/LD ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 41
    ... Button Operations Function Remote Button Operations Function AUDIO TV/ VCR/ Changes ... 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
    ... the remote is different, you cannot use the remote to operate the receiver. Press 1 (AV1) (or 2 (AV2)) while pressing ... MODE Remote AV1 and AV2 ALT Remote To reset the remote to factory settings Press =/1, AV =/1, ... same time. The indicator lights 3 times, then goes off. SOURCE Remote Remote 42GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 43
    ... the remote You can program the remote to control nonSony components by changing the code. Once the control signals have been memorized, ... use those components as part of your system. Furthermore, you can also program the remote for Sony components that the remote is unable to control. Note that the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 44
    ... and the maker of the component To control a DAT deck Maker Code(s) SONY PIONEER 203 ..., 216 217, 218 To control a CD player Maker Code(s) SONY DENON JVC ... 120, 121, 122 To control an LD player Maker Code(s) SONY PIONEER 601,..., 603 606 To control a video CD player Maker Code(s) SONY 605 44GB...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 45
    To control a VCR Maker Code(s) To control a TV Maker Code(s) SONY AIWA AKAI BLAUPUNKT EMERSON FISHER GENERAL ELECTRIC ...541 542, 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, 819...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 46
    ... AV ?/1 SYSTEM STANDBY Before you use your remote Inserting batteries into... in the battery compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor g on the receiver. ?/1 VIDEO 1 MD/TAPE... should last for about 6 months. When the remote no longer operates the receiver, replace all batteries...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 47
    ... time) 0-9 Receiver/TV/ Turns off the receiver and VCR/Satellite other Sony audio/video tuner/CD components. player/VCD player/LD ... MEMORY mode. 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 Description (continued) Remote Button Operations Function Remote Button Operations Function D. SKIP CH/ Receiver PRESET+/- TV/VCR/ satellite tuner ./> VCR/ CD player/ VCD player/ LD player/ DVD player/ MD deck/ DAT deck/ Tape ...
  • 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
    ... receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Troubleshooting If you experience any of... problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There is no sound or only a very .... • Check that the handphones are not connected. • The protective device on the receiver has been activated because of...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 51
    ... 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 ... on DOLBY DIGITAL RF hookups, see the operating instructions supplied with your RF demodulator. Additional Information ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 52
    ...button on the remote is not available for HT-DDW740 (RM-U306 only). • Point the remote at the remote sensor g on the receiver. • Check that the mode ...(RM-U306 only). • Remove any obstacles in the path between the remote and the receiver. • Replace both batteries in the remote...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 53
    ... STR-K840P: 100 W + 100 W2) STR-K740P: 80 W + 80 W2) Reference Power Output2...W/ch CENTER1): 120 W SURR1): 120 W/ch STR-K740P: FRONT1): 100 W/ch CENTER1): ...ch CENTER1): 100 W SURR1): 100 W/ch STR-K740P: FRONT1): 80 W/ch CENTER1): ...ch CENTER1): 100 W SURR1): 100 W/ch STR-K740P: FRONT1): 80 W/ch CENTER1):...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 54
    ... response Selectivity VIDEO 2 (Optical) AM tuner section Tuning range Models of area code U, CA With 10-kHz tuning scale: 530...tuning scale: 531 - 1710 kHz6) Models of area code E2/E3, AR, MX With 10-kHz ... scale: 531 - 1602 kHz6) Models of area code SP, CEL, CEK With 9-kHz tuning scale:...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 55
    ... 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 SPECIFICATIONS ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 56
    ... cord (1) Foot pads (speakers) (20) Foot pads (subwoofer) (4) Remote commander (1) • RM-PP411 (HT-DDW840 only) ... (HT-DDW840 only) (1) • Subwoofer SA-WMSP2 (HT-DDW740 only) (1) For details on the area code of the component you are using, see page 4. Design and specifications are subject to change ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 57
    ...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 code U, CA: between 5) HT-DDW840 only L R DIST. and 15 feet (1 foot steps) You can ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 58
    Adjustable parameters for each sound field The adjusted SURR, BASS and TREBLE parameters are stored in each sound field. EFFECT LEVEL 2CH ST. AUTO DEC. NORM.SURR. C.ST.EX A C.ST.EX B C.ST.EX C HALL JAZZ CONCERT GAME MULTI CH IN1) PCM96K z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z z ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 59
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