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 .... 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
    ...You are cautioned that any changes or modification not expressly approved in this manual could void your... (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. WARNING mark. As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Sony... radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 3
    ... remote ...39 Remote button description ...39 Selecting the mode of the remote ...42 Programming the remote ...43 Hooking Up and Setting Up ...57 Adjustable parameters for each sound field ...58 1) Receiving Broadcasts Storing FM stations automatically (AUTOBETICAL)2) ...31 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 4
    ...This Manual The instructions in this manual are for models HT-DDW840 and HT-DDW740. Check your model... speaker • Sub woofer The HT-DDW740 consists of: STR-K840P SS-MSP2 SS-CNP2 SA... example, "Models of area code AA only". Tip The instructions in this manual describe the controls on the receiver....
  • 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
    Hooking Up the Components Required cords A Audio cord (not supplied) White (L) Red (R) White (L) Red (R) B Audio/video cord (... 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 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 7
    Antenna hookups AM loop antenna (supplied) FM wire antenna* (supplied) Hooking Up the Components DIGITAL OPTICAL VIDEO 2 IN ... • 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 connecting the...
  • 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
    ... You can connect your TV's audio output jacks to the VIDEO 2 AUDIO IN jacks on the receiver and apply sound effects to the audio from the TV. In this case, do not connect the TV's video output jack to the VIDEO 2 VIDEO IN jack on the receiver. If you are connecting a ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 10
    ...input jacks to bring the multi channel surround sound of a movie theater into your home. To fully enjoy multi channel surround sound, five ...You can also connect an LD player with an RF OUT jack via an RF demodulator, like the Sony MOD-RF1 (not supplied). Notes • You cannot connect an LD player's...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 11
    ... hookups HT-DDW840 only Hooking Up the Components Although this receiver incorporates a multi channel ..., you can connect them directly to the receiver to enjoy the sound of the DVD player's multi ... a sub woofer are required. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with your DVD player, multi ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 14
    ... speakers Short-circuiting of the speakers may damage the receiver. To prevent this, make sure to take the following ... ends of each speaker cord does not touch another speaker terminal, the stripped end of another speaker cord, or the metal parts of the receiver. If no sound is heard from a speaker ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 15
    ... receiver for the first time, adjust SET UP parameters so that the receiver correspond to your system.... position (A). However, the receiver lets you place the center speaker up to 1.5 meters (5 feet)... is not necessary if the demonstration activates when you turn on the power. 1 Turn off the receiver....
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 16
    ... the speaker size is set to "LARGE", you may not obtain the correct soundstage. The speaker may also ... been configurated as follows: Speaker Settings 1 Press SET UP. 2 Press MENU or MENU to select the parameter you ... configuration if you select MICRO SP. * Models of area code U, CA only. 16GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 17
    ... sound. Give it a try! Hooking Up and Setting Up the Speaker System x Surround ... implementation of the Digital Cinema Sound surround modes. Refer to the illustration below. • Select "SIDE"...15). Tip The receiver allows you to input the speaker position in terms of distance. However, it is not ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 18
    ... The surround speaker position parameter is designed specifically for implementation of the Digital Cinema Sound modes with virtual elements. With the Digital Cinema Sound modes, speaker position is not as critical as other modes. All modes with virtual elements ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 19
    ...Internally, the LARGE and SMALL settings for each speaker determine whether or not the internal sound processor will cut the bass signal from that channel. ...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
    ... 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... main unit or press MASTER VOL +/- on the remote. Notes • The test tone cannot be output when the receiver is set to MULTI CH IN (HT...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 21
    ... connections After connecting all of your components to the receiver, do the following to verify that the connections were ...turn on the receiver. 2 Turn on the component that you connected (e.g., CD player or tape deck). Hooking Up ...). 4 Start playing. If you do not obtain normal sound output after ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 22
    ... only) This indicator lights up when the unit is decoding signals recorded in a multi channel format. INPUT MODE Press INPUT MODE to select...digital components. Each time you press the button, the input mode of the currently selected component switches. Select To MUTING Press...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 23
    ... to the component or preset station (page 36). 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 ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 24
    ... sound of movie theaters and concert halls into your home. You can ..., "Digital Cinema Sound" indicator in the display lights up. In collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, ... 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
    ... and the sound field is turned off. The receiver can reproduce the stereo sound in multi channel ... front speakers (2 Channel Stereo) Press 2CH. "2CH ST." appears in the display. This mode outputs the... channel (stereo) sources under this setting, we recommend that you choose "AUTO DEC." mode ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 27
    ...SL S SR MEMORY 8 9 7 6 0 Enjoying Surround Sound 1 ; DIGITAL: Lights up when the receiver is decoding signals recorded in the Dolby Digital format. 2... that you have made digital connections and that INPUT MODE is NOT set to "ANALOG" (page 22). 4 MPEG: Lights up when MPEG signals are input...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 28
    ... channel surround displays (continued) 0 LFE : Lights up when the disc being played back contains the LFE (... being reproduced. 2 Press SURR. The button lights up and the first parameter is displayed. 3 Press ... jacks. qs SP. OFF: Lights up when headphones are inserted. EFFECT (depends on the sound ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 29
    Initial settings Parameter L R Initial setting LFE (Low Frequency Effect) mix level (L.F.E. XXX dB) BAL. L/R XXX* BALANCE 0 dB 0 dB 0 dB 0 dB 0 dB OFF CTR XXX dB* SUR.L. XXX dB* SUR.R. XXX dB* S.W. XXX dB* L.F.E. XXX dB D. RANGE Lets you attenuate the level of the LFE (Low Frequency Effect) ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 30
    ..., adjust LEVEL on the subwoofer (page 20) to reinforce the bass. Resetting customized sound fields to the factory settings 1 If the power is on, press ?/1 to turn off the power. 2 Hold down MODE and press ?/1. "SF. CLR." appears in the display and all sound fields are reset at once. 30GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 31
    ... CEK only) • Do not press any button on the receiver or supplied remote during autobetical operation... 46-49 for remote RM-U306. Receiving Broadcasts This function lets you store up to... 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
    ... TUNING -. • If "STEREO" flashes in the display and the FM stereo reception is poor, press FM MODE to change to monaural (MONO). You will...effect, but the sound will be less distorted. To return to stereo mode, press FM MODE again. The tuning scale differs depending on ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 33
    ... the preset stations 1 Press TUNER. The last received station is tuned in. 2 Tune in the station that you ... (page 32). 1 Press TUNER. The last received station is tuned in. 3 Press MEMORY. “MEMORYମ. 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 .... When the receiver finds a station, the receiver stops scanning. When the receiver could not find any preset stations currently broadcasting the ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 35
    ... forum OLDIES FOLK M DOCUMENT NONE LEISURE Programs about travel. Not for announcements that are located by TP/TA Programs on recreational ... programs Investigative features JAZZ COUNTRY NATION M SPORT EDUCATE DRAMA CULTURE Receiving Broadcasts Any programs not defined above SCIENCE VARIED POP ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 36
    ...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 .... 1 To name a preset station Press TUNER. The last station you received is tuned in. If you are not familiar with how to tune in preset stations, see "...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 37
    ... you want using the MENU / and MENU +/- on the receiver. The sleep time changes in 1 minute intervals. You can specify up to 5 hours. • To check the remaining time before the receiver turns off, press SLEEP. The remaining time appears in the display. Other...
  • 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
    ... to operate the components in your system. Remote button description TV ?/1 AV ?/1 USE MODE P Before you use your ... sleep function and the duration which the receiver turns off automatically. To watch VCR. (VTR mode 3) To watch VCR. (VTR mode 1) VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 Receiver Receiver continued 39GB
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 40
    ... four cursor modes: SURR, LEVEL, SET UP and NAME. To display the menus of the receiver on... LD player/ DVD player/ MD deck/ DAT deck Receiver/TV/ Turns off the receiver and VCR/Satellite other Sony audio/video ...ANALOG DIRECT 2CH SHIFT Receiver Receiver Receiver MODE +/- Receiver CD player/ Select ...
  • 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
    ... 12 and ON SCREEN functions are not available for set operation. Selecting the mode of the remote Set ... mode (AV1 or AV2) of the remote. If the command mode of the receiver and the remote is different, you ...input or video input. Selects the wide picture mode. To set up the remote. Select the command ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 43
    ...Furthermore, you can also program the remote for Sony components that the remote is unable to control. Note ... programming Press USE MODE during any step. The remote automatically exits the programming... twice and the remote automatically exits the programming mode. The indicator flashes 3 times, then...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 44
    ... the maker of the component To control a DAT deck Maker Code(s) SONY PIONEER 203 219 Use the ... codes. Notes To control an MD deck Maker Code(s) SONY DENON JVC KENWOOD 301 302 303 304 To control a tape deck Maker ... 217, 218 To control a CD player Maker Code(s) SONY DENON JVC KENWOOD MAGNAVOX ...
  • 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
    ... oriented in the battery compartment. When using the remote, point it at the remote sensor g on the receiver. ?/1 VIDEO 1 MD/TAPE TOP ... operates the receiver, replace all batteries with new ones. Notes A.DEC TEST TONE MODE MAIN MENU MENU MUTING • Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot ...
  • 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. ... during DIRECT TUNING or 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 Receiver Receiver ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 48
    ... Button Operations Function Remote Button Operations Function D. SKIP CH/ Receiver PRESET+/- TV/...VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, DVD/LD), the input mode of the TV might not switch to the corresponding input ...button to switch the input mode of the TV. • Some functions explained in this section may not work ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 49
    ... mode VTR 1*) 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...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 50
    ... or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any question or problem concerning your receiver, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the receiver,...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 51
    ... connect the RF demodulator’s optical or coaxial 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 INPUT MODE is set to “AUTO INମ.
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 52
    ... input mode. • Move your TV away from the audio components. The remote does not ...RM-U306 only). • Point the remote at the remote sensor g on the receiver. • Check that the mode of the remote corresponds ...only). • Check that you select AV2 as the command mode of the receiver (page 37) (RM-U306 ...
  • 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
    Specifications (continued) Power requirements Area code Power requirements U, CA, MX CEL, CEK,...Foot pads (speakers) (20) Foot pads (subwoofer) (4) Remote commander (1) • RM-PP411 (HT-DDW840 only)...SA-WMSP2 (HT-DDW740 only) (1) For details on the area code of the component you are using, see page 4. ...
  • 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 ... steps) R DIST. and 5 feet (1 foot steps) 3) For models of area code U, CA: between ... of area code U, CA: between 5) HT-DDW840 only L R DIST. and 15 feet...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 58
    ...) z z z z z z z z z z D.RANGE COMP2) z z z z z z z z z z 1) HT-DDW840 only 2) These parameters may not operate depending on the source or adjustments. For details, see each item in "Adjusting the level parameters" (page 28). 3) When these sound fields are selected, there is no sound output ...
  • Sony STR-K840P | Operating Instructions (primary manual) - Page 59
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