WARNING Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation opening of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. Do not place the naked flame sources such as lighted candles on the apparatus. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. Do not expose batteries or apparatus with battery-installed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely attached to the floor/wall in accordance with the installation instructions. Indoor use only.
CAUTION The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. As the laser beam used in this Blu-ray Disc / DVD Home Theatre System is harmful to eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
This appliance is classified as a CLASS 3R LASER product. Visible and invisible laser radiation is emitted when the laser protective housing is opened, so be sure to avoid direct eye exposure.
This marking is located on the laser protective housing inside the enclosure.
Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems)
This appliance is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER product. This marking is located on the rear exterior. The nameplate is located on the bottom exterior.
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates that the battery provided with this product shall not be treated as household waste. On certain batteries this symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potentially negative consequences for the environment and human health which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of the battery. The recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural resources. In case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced by qualified service staff only. To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand over the product at end-of-life to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. For all other batteries, please view the section on how to remove the battery from the product safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of waste batteries. For more detailed information about recycling of this product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste
Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.
disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Notice for customers: the following information is only applicable to equipment sold in countries applying EU directives. This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries related to product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be addressed to the authorized representative, Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters, please refer to the addresses provided in the separate service or guarantee documents.
Precautions This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits set out in the EMC Directive using a connection cable shorter than 3 meters. On power sources
• The unit is not disconnected from the mains as long as it is connected to the AC outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off. • As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet immediately.
On watching 3D video images Some people may experience discomfort (such as eye strain, fatigue, or nausea) while watching 3D video images. Sony recommends that all viewers take regular breaks while watching 3D video images. The length and frequency of necessary breaks will vary from person to person. You
must decide what works best. If you experience any discomfort, you should stop watching the 3D video images until the discomfort ends; consult a doctor if you believe necessary. You should also review (i) the instruction manual and/or the caution message of any other device used with, or Blu-ray Disc contents played with this product and (ii) our website (http:// esupport.sony.com/) for the latest information. The vision of young children (especially those under six years old) is still under development. Consult your doctor (such as a pediatrician or eye doctor) before allowing young children to watch 3D video images. Adults should supervise young children to ensure they follow the recommendations listed above.
Copy Protection • Please be advised of the advanced content protection systems used in both Blu-ray Disc and DVD media. These systems, called AACS (Advanced Access Content System) and CSS (Content Scramble System), may contain some restrictions on playback, analog output, and other similar features. The operation of this product and the restrictions placed may vary depending on the date of purchase, as the governing board of the AACS may adopt or change its restriction rules after the time of purchase. • Cinavia Notice This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially-produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted. More information about Cinavia technology is provided at the Cinavia Online Consumer Information Center at http://
www.cinavia.com. To request additional information about Cinavia by mail, send a postcard with your mailing address to: Cinavia Consumer Information Center, P.O. Box 86851, San Diego, CA, 92138, USA.
• Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Protected Access® and Wi-Fi Alliance® are registered marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. • WPA™, WPA2™ and Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ are marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. • “PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed
from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. • This product incorporates proprietary technology under license from Verance Corporation and is protected by U.S. Patent 7,369,677 and other U.S. and worldwide patents issued and pending as well as copyright and trade secret protection for certain aspects of such technology. Cinavia is a trademark of Verance Corporation. Copyright 20042010 Verance Corporation. All rights reserved by Verance. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. • iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
• “Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance. • Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. This product contains technology subject to certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft. Use or distribution of this technology outside of this product is prohibited without the appropriate license(s) from Microsoft. Content owners use Microsoft® PlayReady™ content access
technology to protect their intellectual property, including copyrighted content. This device uses PlayReady technology to access PlayReady-protected content and/or WMDRMprotected content. If the device fails to properly enforce restrictions on content usage, content owners may require Microsoft to revoke the device’s ability to consume PlayReadyprotected content. Revocation should not affect unprotected content or content protected by other content access technologies. Content owners may require you to upgrade PlayReady to access their content. If you decline an upgrade, you will not be able to access content that requires the upgrade. • DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED™ are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance. • Opera® Browser from Opera Software ASA. Copyright 19952010 Opera Software ASA. All rights reserved.
• All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. • Other system and product names are generally trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturers. ™ and ® marks are not indicated in this document.
End User License Information Gracenote® End User License Agreement
This application or device contains software from Gracenote, Inc. of Emeryville, California (“Gracenote”). The software from Gracenote (the “Gracenote Software”) enables this application
to perform disc and/or file identification and obtain musicrelated information, including name, artist, track, and title information (“Gracenote Data”) from online servers or embedded databases (collectively, “Gracenote Servers”) and to perform other functions. You may use Gracenote Data only by means of the intended End-User functions of this application or device. You agree that you will use Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers for your own personal noncommercial use only. You agree not to assign, copy, transfer or transmit the Gracenote Software or any Gracenote Data to any third party. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE OR EXPLOIT GRACENOTE DATA, THE GRACENOTE SOFTWARE, OR GRACENOTE SERVERS, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED HEREIN. You agree that your non-exclusive license to use the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers will terminate if you violate these restrictions. If your license terminates, you agree to cease any and all use of the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers. Gracenote reserves all rights in Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and the Gracenote Servers, including all ownership rights. Under no circumstances will Gracenote become liable for any payment to you for any information that you provide. You agree that Gracenote, Inc. may enforce its rights under this Agreement against you directly in its own name. The Gracenote service uses a unique identifier to track queries for statistical purposes. The purpose of a randomly assigned numeric identifier is to allow the Gracenote service to count queries without knowing anything about who you are. For more information,
About These Operating Instructions • The instructions in these Operating Instructions describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the unit if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote. • In this manual, “disc” is used as a general reference for BDs, DVDs, Super Audio CDs, or CDs unless otherwise specified by the text or illustrations. • The instructions in this manual are for BDV-EF420 and BDV-EF220. BDVEF420 is the model used for illustration purposes. Any difference in operation is clearly indicated in the text, for example, “BDV-EF420 only.” • Some illustrations are presented as conceptual drawings, and may be different from the actual products. • The items displayed on the TV screen may vary depending on the area. • The default setting is underlined.
Table of Contents About These Operating Instructions ....... 5 Unpacking ............................................... 7 Index to Parts and Controls..................... 9
Getting Started Step 1: Installing the System .......13 Step 2: Connecting the System ...13 Connecting the speakers ......... 13 Connecting the TV .................... 14 Connecting the other components (Set-top box, etc.) .................. 15 Connecting the antenna (aerial) .................................... 16
Step 3: Preparing for Network Connection ..............................16 Step 4: Performing the Easy Setup ........................................18 Step 5: Selecting the Source .......19 Step 6: Enjoying Surround Sound .......................................19
Playback Playing a Disc ....................................... 21 Playing from a USB Device.................. 22 Enjoying an iPod/iPhone....................... 23 Playing via a Network........................... 24 Available Options ................................. 27
Sound Adjustment Selecting the Audio Format, Multilingual Tracks, or Channel.......................... 29 Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound .............................................. 29
Tuner Listening to the Radio........................... 30 Using the Radio Data System (RDS).............................................. 31
Other Operations Using the Control for HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync ............................ 32 Setting the Speakers.............................. 32 Using the Sleep Timer .......................... 33 Deactivating the Buttons on the Unit ........................................... 34
Controlling Your TV with the Supplied Remote ........................................... 34 Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display.................................. 34 Saving Power in Standby Mode ........... 34 Browsing Websites ............................... 35
Front panel display About the indications in the front panel display
A Lights up when repeat play is activated. B Lights up when stereo sound is received. (Radio only) C Lights up when the system is playing via the PARTY STREAMING function. D Lights up when muting is on. E Lights up when the HDMI (OUT) jack is correctly connected to an HDCP (Highbandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant device with HDMI or DVI (Digital Visual Interface) input.
F Displays the system’s status, such as radio frequency, etc.
When you press DISPLAY, the stream information/decoding status is displayed when the function is set to “TV.” The stream information/decoding status may not appear depending on the stream or item being decoded.
DIGITAL IN OPTICAL
A SPEAKERS jacks (page 13)
E LAN (100) terminal (page 16)
B TV (DIGITAL IN OPTICAL) jack (page 14)
F AUDIO (AUDIO IN L/R) jacks (page 15)
C VIDEO OUT jack (page 14) D HDMI (OUT) jack (page 14)
Skip to the previous/next chapter, track, or file. m/M (fast/slow/freeze frame)
Fast reverse/fast forward the disc during playback. Each time you press the button, the search speed changes. Activates slow-motion play when pressed for more than one second in pause mode. Plays one frame at a time when pressed in pause mode. • During Blu-ray 3D Disc playback, slow-motion reverse play and single-frame reverse play are not available.
Starts or re-starts playback (resume play). Activates One-Touch Play (page 32) when the system is on and set to the “BD/DVD” function. X (pause)
Pauses or re-starts playback. x (stop)
Stops playback and remembers the stop point (resume point). The resume point for a title/track is the last point you played or the last photo for a photo folder. Radio operation buttons
See “Tuner” (page 30). PRESET +/– TUNING +/– G
Turns off the sound temporarily. 2 (volume) +/– (page 30)
Adjusts the volume. TV 2 (volume) +/–
Adjusts the TV volume. TV t (TV input)
Switches the TV’s input source between the TV and other input sources.
H DISPLAY (pages 21, 24, 35)
Displays playback and web browsing information on the TV screen. Displays the preset radio station, frequency, etc., in the front panel display. I DIMMER
Sets the brightness of the front panel display to either of 2 levels. SLEEP (page 33)
Sets the sleep timer. FUNCTION (pages 19, 30)
Selects the playback source. ANGLE
Switches to other viewing angles when multi-angles are recorded on a BD-ROM/ DVD VIDEO.
How to position the system Install the system by referring to the illustration below. A
Do not connect the AC power cord (mains lead) of the unit to a wall outlet (mains) until all the other connections are made. To assemble the speakers, refer to the supplied “Speaker Installation Guide.” (BDV-EF420 only) • When you connect another component with a volume control, turn down the volume of the other components to a level where sound is not distorted.
Connecting the speakers Connect the speaker cords to match the color of the SPEAKERS jacks of the unit. When connecting to the unit, insert the connector until it clicks.
A Front speaker (L (left)) B Front speaker (R (right)) C Subwoofer D Unit
White (Front left speaker (L)) Red (Front right speaker (R))
Since the system is equipped with S-Force PRO Front Surround* technology, you can enjoy surround sound with the speakers in front of the listening position. * S-Force PRO Front Surround 3D reproduces a convincing sense of distance and space, resulting in a true surround sound experience without the need for rear speakers.
FRONT L SUBWOOFER
• Use caution when placing the speakers and/or speaker stands attached to the speakers on a specially treated (waxed, oiled, polished, etc.) floor, as staining or discoloration may result. • Do not lean or hang on a speaker, as it may fall down. • You can install the speakers on a wall. For details, refer to the supplied “Speaker Installation Guide.”
Connecting the TV Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your TV.
B A DIGITAL IN OPTICAL
FM COAXIAL 75
FRONT L SUBWOOFER
High quality OUT
HDMI cable (not supplied)
B Video cord (supplied with BDV-EF220 only3)) VIDEO OUT
Speed HDMI cable If the HDMI IN jack of your TV is compatible with the ARC (Audio Return Channel) function, an HDMI cable connection can also send a digital audio signal from the TV. For setting the Audio Return Channel function, see [Audio Return Channel] (page 40). 3) The supplied video cord is for connection of the Dock for iPod/iPhone. (BDV-EF420 only) 2)
Audio connections If you do not connect the system to the TV’s HDMI jack that is compatible with the ARC function, make an appropriate audio connection for listening to TV sound via the system’s speakers.
DIGITAL IN OPTICAL
High quality Digital optical cord (not supplied) DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL
Connecting the other components (Set-top box, etc.)
TV Video out Component (Set-top box, VCR, PlayStation®, or digital satellite receiver, etc.) Audio out System
Signal flow : Video signal : Audio signal
Select one of the following connection methods according to the jack type of the component.
ONLY FOR SS-TSB117
DIGITAL IN OPTICAL
ONLY FOR SS-WSB113
FM COAXIAL 75
FRONT L SUBWOOFER
B High quality
DIGITAL IN OPTICAL
Digital optical cord (not supplied) DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL
Audio cable (not supplied)
AUDIO OUTPUT R
• If you make either connection above, set [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [Off] (page 40). • You can enjoy component sound by selecting the “AUDIO” function for connection B.
Connect the system so that video signals from the system and other component are sent to the TV, and audio signals from the component are sent to the system as follows.
Before performing the network settings When your wireless LAN router (access point) is Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)-compatible, you can easily set the network settings with the WPS button. If not, check the following information in advance, and record it in the space provided below. • The network name (SSID*) that identifies your network**. • If security is set on your wireless network, the security key (WEP key, WPA key)**.
into your wireless network, even without any sophisticated tools. Keep in mind that there is a risk of unauthorized access or interception of data. x WEP
WEP applies security to communications to prevent outsiders from intercepting communications or intruding into your wireless network. WEP is a legacy security technology that enables older devices which do not support TKIP/AES to be connected. x WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP)
TKIP is a security technology developed in response to the deficiencies of WEP. TKIP assures a higher security level than WEP. x WPA-PSK (AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
AES is a security technology that uses an advanced security method distinct from WEP and TKIP. AES assures a higher security level than WEP or TKIP.
* SSID (Service Set Identifier) is a name that identifies a particular wireless network. ** You need to check the settings of your wireless LAN router to get the information about SSID and security key. For details: – visit the following website: For customers in Europe and Russia: http://support.sony-europe.com/hub/hub.html For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support – refer to the instruction manual supplied with the wireless LAN router – consult the manufacturer of the wireless LAN router
About wireless LAN security Since communication via the wireless LAN function is established by radio waves, the wireless signal may be susceptible to interception. To protect wireless communication, this system supports various security functions. Be sure to correctly configure the security settings in accordance with your network environment. x No Security
Although you can easily make settings, anyone can intercept wireless communication or intrude
Turn the unit off before connecting the extension cable or inserting the USB Wireless LAN Adapter. After inserting the USB Wireless LAN Adapter to the base and connecting the extension cable to the (USB) port, turn the unit on again.
Perform [Easy Initial Settings]. Follow the on-screen instructions to make the basic settings using C/X/x/c and .
Before performing Step 4
Make sure all connections are secure, and then connect the AC power cord (mains lead). Depending on the connection method (page 14), perform the following setting. • HDMI cable connection: Follow the instructions that are displayed on the TV screen. • Video cord connection: Select [16:9] or [4:3] so that the picture is displayed correctly.
Follow the Steps below to make the basic adjustments and network settings for the system. Displayed items vary depending on the country model.
Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (supplied) by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the compartment.
After completing of [Easy Initial Settings], perform [Easy Network Settings]. Press C/X/x/c to select [Easy Network Settings], then press .
The Easy Network Settings display appears.
7 2 3 4
Turn on the TV.
If the system cannot connect to the network, see “Network connection” (page 48) or “Wireless LAN connection” (page 48).
Press [/1. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the system appears on the TV screen.
The Easy Setup Display for OSD language selection appears.
Follow the on-screen instructions to make the network settings using C/X/x/ . c and
To recall the Easy Initial Settings display/Easy Network Settings display
The home menu appears on the TV screen.
2 3 4
Press C/c to select
Press X/x to select [Easy Setup], then press . Press X/x to select the setting, then press .
After performing the previous Steps and starting playback, you can easily enjoy pre-programmed sound modes that are tailored to different kinds of sound sources. They bring the exciting and powerful sound of movie theaters into your home.
Press FUNCTION repeatedly until the desired function appears in the front panel display.
When you press FUNCTION once, the current function appears in the front panel display, then each time you press FUNCTION, the function changes as follows. “BD/DVD” t “USB” t “FM” t “TV” t “AUDIO” t “BD/DVD” t … Function
Disc or network device to be played by the system
USB device or iPod/iPhone that is connected to the (USB) port (page 9)
FM radio (page 30)
Component (TV, etc.) that is connected to the TV (DIGITAL IN OPTICAL) jack on the rear panel, or a TV compatible with the Audio Return Channel function that is connected to the HDMI (OUT) jack on the rear panel (page 14)
Component that is connected to the AUDIO (AUDIO IN L/R) jacks on the rear panel (page 15)
Some functions may be changed via the TV screen by pressing FUNCTION, X/x, and .
Selecting the sound mode Press SOUND MODE +/– repeatedly during playback until the desired mode appears in the front panel display or on the TV screen.
You can select the following items. The text enclosed in brackets ([--]) appears on the TV screen, and the text enclosed in double quotation mark (“--”) appears in the front panel display. Sound mode
The system selects [Movie] or [Music] automatically to produce the sound effect depending on the disc or sound stream. • 2-channel source: Outputs 2-channel sound as it is. • Multi-channel source: Simulates 7.1 or 5.1 surround sound with two front speakers and a subwoofer.
The system provides the optimized sound for watching movies.
The system provides the optimized sound for listening to music.
[Audio Enhancer] (“ENHANCER”)
The system optimizes 2-channel sources by enhancing sound lost by audio compression.
The system provides optimized sound for watching sports programs.
[2ch Stereo] (“2CH ST.”)
The system outputs the sound from the front speakers and subwoofer regardless of sound format or number of channels.
Connect the Dock for iPod/iPhone to the (USB) port (page 9), then place the iPod/iPhone onto the Dock for iPod/ iPhone.
When you play a video/photo file, connect the video out jack of the Dock for iPod/ iPhone to the video input jack of your TV with a video cord before placing the iPod/ iPhone onto the Dock for iPod/iPhone.
You can enjoy the music/video/photo and charge the battery of an iPod/iPhone via the system.
[Please change the TV input to the video input...] appears on the TV screen. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the iPod/iPhone appears on your TV screen. Then, start the slideshow by operating the iPod/iPhone directly.
Press C/X/x/c and to select the file that you want to play.
The sound from the iPod/iPhone is played on the system. When you play a video file, switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the iPod/iPhone appears on your TV screen. You can operate the iPod/iPhone using the buttons on the supplied remote. For operation details of the iPod/iPhone, also refer to the operating instructions of the iPod/iPhone.
TV (USB) port of the unit
USB cable (supplied) Dock for iPod/iPhone (supplied)
V I D E O O UT
• To change a system setting, such as the sound mode setting, while viewing images from your iPod/iPhone on your TV, select the input on your TV for this system before operating the system. • The iPod/iPhone is charged when connected to the system while the system is turned on. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPod/iPhone is lost or damaged when using an iPod/iPhone connected to this unit. • Do not remove the iPod/iPhone during operation. To avoid data corruption or damage to the iPod/iPhone, turn the system off when connecting or removing the iPod/iPhone. • The System Audio Control function does not work while playing video/photo files via the iPod/iPhone. • The system can recognize up to 5,000 files (including folders).
Playing via a Network Enjoying Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) Sony Entertainment Network serves as a gateway delivering selected Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your unit. • Some Internet content requires registration via a PC before it can be played. For further details, visit the following website: For customers in Europe and Russia: http://support.sony-europe.com/hub/hub.html For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support • Some Internet content may not be available in some regions/countries.
Prepare for Sony Entertainment Network.
Connect the system to a network (page 16).
B Playing status bar Status bar, cursor indicating the current position, playing time, duration of the video file C Network condition indicator Indicates signal strength for a wireless connection. Indicates a wired connection. D Network transmission speed E The next video file name F The currently selected video file name
Playing files on a Home Network (DLNA) You can play video/music/photo files on other DLNA-certified components by connecting them to your home network. This unit can be used as a player and renderer. • Server: Stores and sends files • Player: Receives and plays files from the server • Renderer: Receives and plays files from the server, and can be operated by another component (controller) • Controller: Operates the renderer component Server
Press C/X/x/c to select the Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment, then press .
Video streaming control panel The control panel appears when a video file starts playing. The displayed items may differ depending on the Internet content provider. To display again, press DISPLAY. Player (This system)
Prepare for using the DLNA function.
A Control display Press C/X/x/c or
• Connect the system to a network (page 16). • Prepare other DLNA-certified components. For details, see the operating instructions of the components. for playback operations.
To play files stored on a DLNA server via the system (DLNA Player)
Player (This system)
To play remote files by operating the system (Renderer) via a DLNA controller You can operate the system with a DLNAcertified controller, such as iPhone, when playing files stored on a DLNA server.
You can play the same music at the same time across all Sony components which are compatible with the PARTY STREAMING function and connected to your home network. Contents in [Music] and the “FM” and “AUDIO” functions can be used with the PARTY STREAMING function.
Select the DLNA server icon from [Video], [Music], or [Photo] in the home menu, then select the file that you want to play.
Playing the same music in different rooms (PARTY STREAMING)
There are two kinds of PARTY STREAMINGcompatible components. • PARTY host: Plays and sends music. • PARTY guest: Plays music that is sent from PARTY host. This unit can be used as a PARTY host or PARTY guest. PARTY host (This system)
PARTY guest Controller
Renderer (This system)
Prepare for PARTY STREAMING.
Control this system using a DLNA controller. For details of operation, see the operating instructions of the DLNA controller.
• Connect the system to a network (page 16). • Connect components which are compatible with the PARTY STREAMING function.
• Do not operate the system with the supplied remote and a DLNA controller at the same time. • For details about the DLNA controller, refer to the operating instructions of the DLNA controller.
To use the system as the PARTY host
• The system is compatible with the “Play To” function of Windows Media® Player 12 that comes standard with Windows 7.
Select a track in [Music], a radio station in [Radio], or [AUDIO] in [Input], press OPTIONS, then select [Start PARTY] from the options menu to start. To close, press OPTIONS, then select [Close PARTY] from the options menu.
Adjusts the gap between picture and sound. For details, see “Adjusting the delay between the picture and sound” (page 28).
[3D Output Setting]
Sets whether or not to output 3D video automatically.
• [Picture Quality Mode]: Selects the picture settings for different lighting environments. • [BNR]: Reduces the mosaic-like block noise in the picture. • [MNR]: Reduces minor noise around the picture outlines (mosquito noise).
Displays the BD’s or DVD’s Top Menu.
Displays the BD-ROM’s Pop-up Menu or DVD’s menu.
Searches for a title on BDROMs/DVD VIDEOs and starts playback from the beginning.
Registers music files in the USB memory as slideshow background music (BGM).
Displays information on the audio CD (CD-DA) based on Gracenote technology.
[Photo] only Item
Starts a slideshow.
Changes the slideshow speed.
Sets the effect when playing a slideshow.
• [Off]: Turns off the function. • [My Music from USB]: Sets the music files registered in [Add Slideshow BGM]. • [Play from Music CD]: Sets the tracks on CD-DAs (music CDs).
Switches between [Grid View] and [List View].
Rotates the photo counterclockwise by 90 degrees.
Rotates the photo clockwise by 90 degrees.
Displays the selected picture.
Adjusting the delay between the picture and sound (A/V SYNC) When the sound does not match the pictures on the TV screen, you can adjust the delay between the picture and sound. The setting method differs depending on the function.
When playing via other than the “FM” or “TV” function
The option menu appears on the TV screen.
Press X/x to select [A/V SYNC], then press . Press C/c to adjust the delay between the picture and sound.
You can adjust from 0 ms to 300 ms in 25 ms increments.
The setting is made.
When playing via the “TV” function
The option menu appears in the front panel display.
Press X/x repeatedly until “A/V SYNC” appears in the front panel display, then press or c. Press X/x to adjust the delay between the picture and sound.
You can adjust from 0 ms to 300 ms in 25 ms increments.
The setting is made.
The option menu in the front panel display turns off.
When the system is playing a BD/DVD VIDEO recorded in multiple audio formats (PCM, Dolby Digital, MPEG audio, or DTS) or multilingual tracks, you can change the audio format or language. With a CD, you can select the sound from the right or left channel and listen to the sound of the selected channel through both the right and left speakers. Press AUDIO repeatedly during playback to select the desired audio signal.
The audio information appears on the TV screen. x BD/DVD VIDEO
Depending on the BD/DVD VIDEO, the choice of language varies. When 4 digits are displayed, they indicate a language code. See “Language Code List” (page 53) to confirm which language the code represents. When the same language is displayed two or more times, the BD/DVD VIDEO is recorded in multiple audio formats. x DVD-VR
The types of sound tracks recorded on a disc are displayed. Example: • [ Stereo] • [ Stereo (Audio1)] • [ Stereo (Audio2)] • [ Main] • [ Sub] • [ Main/Sub]
Enjoying Multiplex Broadcast Sound (DUAL MONO)
Selecting the Audio Format, Multilingual Tracks, or Channel
• [ Stereo]: The standard stereo sound. • [ 1/L]: The sound of the left channel (monaural). • [ 2/R]: The sound of the right channel (monaural). • [ L+R]: The sound of both the left and right channels output from each individual speaker.
You can enjoy multiplex broadcast sound when the system receives or plays a Dolby Digital multiplex broadcast signal. • To receive a Dolby Digital signal, you need to connect a TV or other component to the TV (DIGITAL IN OPTICAL) jack with a digital optical cord (pages 14, 15). If your TV’s HDMI IN jack is compatible with the Audio Return Channel function (pages 14,40), you can receive a Dolby Digital signal via an HDMI cable.
Press AUDIO repeatedly until the desired signal appears in the front panel display.
• “MAIN”: Sound of the main language will be output. • “SUB”: Sound of the sub language will be output. • “MAIN/SUB”: Mixed sound of both the main and sub languages will be output.
• [ Stereo (Audio1)] and [ Stereo (Audio2)] do not appear when only one audio stream is recorded on the disc.
Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “FM” appears in the front panel display.
You can preset up to 20 stations. Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume to minimum.
Select the radio station.
Press and hold TUNING +/– until the auto scanning starts. [Auto Tuning] appears on the TV screen. Scanning stops when the system tunes in a station. To cancel automatic tuning, press any buttons other than 2 +/–.
If an FM program is noisy If an FM program is noisy, you can select monaural reception. There will be no stereo effect, but reception will improve.
The option menu appears on the TV screen.
Press X/x to select [FM Mode], then press . Press X/x to select [Monaural].
The setting is made. • You can set [FM Mode] to each preset station separately.
To turn off the radio Press "/1.
The option menu appears on the TV screen.
Press TUNING +/– repeatedly. Adjust the volume by pressing 2 +/–.
Press and hold TUNING +/– until the auto scanning starts.
Scanning stops when the system tunes in a station.
Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “FM” appears in the front panel display.
Press X/x to select [Preset Memory], then press . Press X/x to select the preset number you want, then press . Repeat Steps 2 to 5 to store other stations.
To change a preset number Select the desired preset number by pressing PRESET +/–, then perform the procedure from Step 3.
Selecting a preset station
Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “FM” appears in the front panel display.
The last received station is tuned in.
Press PRESET +/– repeatedly to select the preset station.
The preset number and frequency appear on the TV screen and front panel display. Each time you press the button, the system tunes in one preset station. • You can select the preset station number directly by pressing the number buttons.
Using the Radio Data System (RDS) What is the Radio Data System? Tuner
The Radio Data System (RDS) is a broadcasting service that allows radio stations to send additional information along with the regular program signal. This tuner offers convenient RDS features, such as station name display. The station name appears on the TV screen as well.
Receiving RDS broadcasts Simply select a station from the FM band.
When you tune in a station that provides RDS services, the station name* appears in the front panel display. * If an RDS broadcast is not received, the station name may not appear in the front panel display. • RDS may not work properly if the station you are tuned to is not transmitting the RDS signal properly, or if the signal strength is weak. • Not all FM stations provide RDS service, nor do they provide the same type of services. If you are not familiar with the RDS system, check with your local radio stations for details on RDS services in your area. • While receiving an RDS broadcast, each time you press DISPLAY, the display in the front panel display changes as follows: Station name t Frequency t Preset number t Station name t …
Using the Control for HDMI Function for “BRAVIA” Sync This function is available on TVs with the “BRAVIA” Sync function. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function via an HDMI cable, operation is simplified. • To use the “BRAVIA” Sync function, turn on the system and all components that are connected to the system after connecting them with an HDMI cable.
can change the speakers to which TV sound is output by pressing SPEAKERS TVyAUDIO. • When sound from the TV or other components is output via the speakers of the system, you can adjust the volume and turn off the sound of the system by operating the TV.
Audio Return Channel You can enjoy TV sound via the system by using just one HDMI cable. For details of the setting, see “[Audio Return Channel]” (page 40).
Language Follow When you change the language for the on-screen display of the TV, the system’s on-screen display language is also changed after turning the system off and on.
Control for HDMI - Easy Setting You can set the system’s [Control for HDMI] function automatically by enabling the corresponding setting on the TV. For details about the Control for HDMI function, see “[HDMI Settings]” (page 40)
System Power Off You can turn the system off in sync with the TV. • The system does not turn off automatically while playing music or when set to the “FM” function.
One-Touch Play When you press N on the remote, the system and your TV turn on, and your TV’s input is set to the HDMI input to which the system is connected.
System Audio Control You can simplify operation to enjoy sound from the TV or other components. You can use the System Audio Control function as follows: • When the system is turned on, the sound of the TV or other components can be output from the speakers of the system. • When sound from the TV or other components is output via the speakers of the system, you
Setting the Speakers [Speaker Settings] To obtain the best possible surround sound, set the speakers’ distance from your listening position. Then use the test tone to adjust the balance of the speakers.
The home menu appears on the TV screen.
2 3 4
Press C/c to select
Press X/x to select [Audio Settings], then press . Press X/x to select [Speaker Settings], then press .
The [Speaker Settings] display appears.
Press X/x to select the item, then press .
Check the following settings. x [Distance]
When you move the speakers, be sure to set the parameters of the distance from the listening position to the speakers. You can set the parameters from 0.0 to 7.0 meters.
[Front Left/Right] 3.0 m: Set the front speaker distance. [Subwoofer] 3.0 m: Set the subwoofer distance.
• To adjust the volume of all the speakers at one time, press 2 +/–.
You can adjust the sound level of the speakers. You can set the parameters from –6.0 dB to +6.0 dB. Be sure to set [Test Tone] to [On] for easy adjustment. [Front Left/Right] 0.0 dB: Set the front speaker level. [Subwoofer] 0.0 dB: Set the subwoofer level.
The speakers will emit a test tone to adjust [Level]. [Off]: The test tone is not emitted from the speakers. [On]: The test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence while adjusting level. When you select one of the [Speaker Settings] items, the test tone is emitted from each speaker in sequence. Adjust the sound level as follows.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Set [Test Tone] to [On].
You can set the system to turn off at a preset time, so you can fall asleep listening to music. The time can be preset in intervals of 10 minutes. Press SLEEP.
Each time you press SLEEP, the minutes display (the remaining time) in the front panel display changes by 10 minutes. When you set the sleep timer, the remaining time appears every 5 minutes. When the remaining time is less than 2 minutes, “SLEEP” flashes in the front panel display.
x [Test Tone]
Using the Sleep Timer
To check the remaining time Press SLEEP once.
To change the remaining time Press SLEEP repeatedly to select the desired time.
Press X/x to select [Level], then press . Press X/x to select the desired speaker type, then press . Press C/c to select the left or right speaker, then press X/x to adjust the level. Press
Repeat Steps 3 to 5. Press RETURN.
The system returns to the previous display.
Press X/x to select [Test Tone], then press . Press X/x to select [Off], then press .
• The test tone signals are not output from the HDMI (OUT) jack.
Deactivating the Buttons on the Unit (Child Lock) You can deactivate the buttons on the unit (except for "/1) for preventing misoperation, such as child mischief (child lock function).
Code numbers of controllable TVs If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the code that works with your TV. Manufacturer
Press x on the unit for more than 5 seconds.
02, 03, 07
“LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. The child lock function is activated and the buttons on the unit are locked. (You can operate the system by using the remote.) To cancel, press x for more than 5 seconds so that “UNLOCK” appears in the front panel display.
• When you operate the buttons on the unit while the child lock function is on, “LOCKED” flashes in the front panel display.
Changing the Brightness of the Front Panel Display Press DIMMER.
Each time you press DIMMER, the brightness of the front panel display is changed.
Controlling Your TV with the Supplied Remote By adjusting the remote signal, you can control your TV with the supplied remote. • 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 Press and hold TV "/1 while entering your TV’s manufacturer’s code (see the table) using the number buttons. Then release TV "/1.
If the setting is unsuccessful, the currently registered code is not changed. Re-enter the code number.
Saving Power in Standby Mode Check that the following settings are both made: – [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] is set to [Off] (page 40). – [Quick Start Mode] is set to [Off] (page 41).
Internet Browser display You can check website information by pressing DISPLAY. The display information differs depending on the website and page status.
The home menu appears on the TV screen.
Press C/c to select
Press X/x to select [Internet Browser], then press .
The [Internet Browser] display appears.
To enter a URL
A Page title
Select [URL entry] from the options menu. Enter the URL using the software keyboard, then select [Enter].
B Page address
To set the default start page
C Cursor Move by pressing C/X/x/c. Place the cursor on the link you want to view, then press . The linked website is displayed.
While the page you want to set is displayed, select [Set as start page] from the options menu.
D SSL icon Appears when the linked URL is secured.
To return to the previous page Select [Previous page] from the options menu. When the previous page does not appear even if you select [Previous page], select [Window List] from the options menu and select the page you want to return to from the list.
To quit Internet Browser Press HOME.
• Some websites may not display correctly, or not function.
E Signal strength indicator Appears when the system is connected to a wireless network. F Progress bar/Loading icon Appears when the page is being read, or during file download/transfer. G Text input field Press , then choose [Input] from the options menu to open the software keyboard. H Scroll bar Press C/X/x/c to move the page display left, up, down, or right.
Available options Various settings and operations are available by pressing OPTIONS. The available items differ depending on the situation.
Displays the software keyboard to enter characters while browsing a website.
Moves the cursor to the next line in the text input field.
Erases one character on the left side of the cursor during text input.
Displays a list of all currently opened websites. Allows you to return to a previously displayed website by selecting the window.
Displays the bookmark list.
Allows you to enter a URL when the software keyboard is displayed.
Moves to a previously displayed page.
Moves to the previously displayed next page.
Stops loading a page.
Reloads the same page.
[Add to Bookmark]
Adds the currently displayed website to the bookmark list.
[Set as start page]
Sets the currently displayed website as the default start page.
[Open in new window]
Opens a link in a new window.
Sets the character code.
Displays server certificates sent from pages that support SSL.
Using the Setup Display You can make various adjustments to items such as picture and sound. The default settings are underlined. • Playback settings stored in the disc take priority over the Setup Display settings and not all the functions described may work.
The home menu appears on the TV screen. Press C/c to select
Press X/x to select the setup category icon to change, then press .
You can setup the following options. Icon
Explanation [Network Update] (page 37)
Updates the software of the system.
Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings. [Resetting] (page 42)
Resets the system to the factory settings.
[Network Update] For information about update functions, refer to the following website: For customers in Europe and Russia: http://support.sony-europe.com/hub/hub.html For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support During a software update, “UPDATING” appears in the front panel display. After the update completes, the main unit automatically turns off. Please wait for the software update to complete; do not turn the main unit on or off, or operate the main unit or TV.
Settings and Adjustments
Explanation [Easy Setup] (page 42)
[Screen Settings] (page 38)
Makes the screen settings according to the type of connecting jacks. [Audio Settings] (page 39)
Makes the audio settings according to the type of connecting jacks. [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] (page 39)
Makes detailed settings for BD/ DVD playback. [Parental Control Settings] (page 40)
Makes detailed settings for the Parental Control function. [Music Settings] (page 40)
Makes detailed settings for Super Audio CD playback. [System Settings] (page 40)
Makes the system-related settings. [Network Settings] (page 41)
[Auto]: Normally select this. [Off]: Select this to display all contents in 2D. x [TV Screen Size Setting for 3D]
x [Output Video Format]
[HDMI]: Normally select [Auto]. Select [Original Resolution] to output the resolution recorded on the disc. (When the resolution is lower than SD resolution, it is scaled up to SD resolution.) [Video]: Automatically sets the lowest resolution.
Sets the screen size of your 3D compatible TV. x [BD-ROM 24p Output] x [TV Type]
[16:9]: Select this when connecting to a widescreen TV or a TV with a wide-mode function. [4:3]: Select this when connecting to a 4:3 screen TV without a wide-mode function. x [Screen Format]
[Full]: Select this when connecting to a TV with a wide-mode function. Displays a 4:3 screen picture in 16:9 aspect ratio even on a widescreen TV. [Normal]: Changes the picture size to fit the screen size with the original picture aspect ratio. x [DVD Aspect Ratio]
[Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture with black bands on the top and bottom.
[Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height picture on the entire screen, with trimmed sides.
[Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz video signals only when connecting a 1080/24pcompatible TV using the HDMI (OUT) jack. [On]: Select this when your TV is compatible with 1080/24p video signals. [Off]: Select this when your TV is not compatible with 1080/24p video signals. x [DVD-ROM 24p Output]
[Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz video signals only when connecting a 1080/24pcompatible TV using the HDMI (OUT) jack. [Off]: Select this when your TV is not compatible with 1080/24p video signals. x [YCbCr/RGB (HDMI)]
[Auto]: Automatically detects the type of external device, and switches to the matching color setting. [YCbCr (4:2:2)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:2:2 video signals. [YCbCr (4:4:4)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:4:4 video signals. [RGB]: Select this when connecting to a device with an HDCP compliant DVI jack. x [HDMI Deep Colour Output]
x [Cinema Conversion Mode]
[Auto]: Normally select this. The unit automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method. [Video]: The conversion method suited for video-based material will always be selected regardless of the material.
[Auto]: Normally select this. [16bit], [12bit], [10bit]: Outputs 16bit/12bit/ 10bit video signals when the connected TV is compatible with Deep Colour. [Off]: Select this when the picture is unstable or colors appear unnatural. x [Pause Mode] (BD/DVD VIDEO/DVD-R/ DVD-RW only)
[Auto]: The picture, including subjects that move dynamically, is output with no jitter. Normally select this position.
[Frame]: The picture, including subjects that do not move dynamically, is output in high resolution.
• When [Control for HDMI] is set to [On] (page 40), [Audio Output] is set to [Speaker + HDMI] automatically and this setting cannot be changed. • When [Audio Output] is set to [HDMI], the output signal format for the “TV” function is 2-channel linear PCM.
x [Sound Effect] x [BD Audio MIX Setting]
[On]: Outputs the audio obtained by mixing the interactive audio and secondary audio to the primary audio. [Off]: Outputs the primary audio only. x [Audio DRC]
[Sound Mode On]: Enables the surround effect of the sound mode (page 19). The sampling frequency upper limit is set to 48 kHz. [Off]: The sound effects are disabled. You can hear sound as it is recorded. x [Speaker Settings]
[Auto]: Performs playback at the dynamic range specified by the disc (BD-ROM only). [On]: The system reproduces the sound track with the kind of dynamic range that the recording engineer intended. [Off]: No compression of dynamic range. x [Attenuate - AUDIO]
Distortion may occur when you listen to a component connected to the AUDIO (AUDIO IN L/R) jacks. You can prevent distortion by attenuating the input level on the unit. [On]: Attenuates the input level. The output level will decrease at this setting. [Off]: Normal input level.
To obtain the best possible surround sound, set the speakers. For details, see “Setting the Speakers” (page 32).
[BD/DVD Viewing Settings]
Settings and Adjustments
You can compress the dynamic range of the sound track.
You can set the system’s sound effects (SOUND MODE setting (page 19)) on/off.
x [BD/DVD Menu Language]
You can select the default menu language for BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language Code List” (page 53).
x [Audio Output]
You can select the output method where the audio signal is output. [Speaker]: Outputs multi-channel sound from the system’s speakers only. [Speaker + HDMI]: Outputs multi-channel sound from the system’s speakers and 2-channel linear PCM signals from the HDMI (OUT) jack. [HDMI]: Outputs sound from the HDMI (OUT) jack only. Sound format depends on the connected component.
x [Audio Language]
You can select the default track language for BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select [Original], the language given priority in the disc is selected. When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language Code List” (page 53).
You can select the default subtitle language for BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language Code List” (page 53).
[Block]: Blocks the playback of unrated Internet videos.
[Music Settings] x [Super Audio CD Playback Layer]
[BD]: Plays BD layer. [DVD/CD]: Plays DVD or CD layer.
[Super Audio CD]: Plays the Super Audio CD layer. [CD]: Plays the CD layer.
x [BD Internet Connection]
x [Super Audio CD Playback Channels]
[Allow]: Normally select this. [Do not allow]: Prohibits Internet connection.
[DSD 2ch]: Plays the 2-channel area. [DSD Multi]: Plays the multi-channel area.
x [BD Hybrid Disc Playback Layer]
[Parental Control Settings] x [Password]
Set or change the password for the Parental Control function. A password allows you to set a restriction on BD-ROM, DVD VIDEO, or Internet video playback. If necessary, you can differentiate the restriction levels for BD-ROMs and DVD VIDEOs. x [Parental Control Area Code]
Playback of some BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to the geographic area. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password. x [BD Parental Control]/[DVD Parental Control]/[Internet Video Parental Control]
By setting Parental Control, scenes can be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password. x [Internet Video Unrated]
[Allow]: Allows the playback of unrated Internet videos.
[System Settings] x [OSD Language]
You can select your language for the system onscreen displays. x [HDMI Settings]
[Control for HDMI] [On]: On. You can operate mutually between components that are connected with an HDMI cable. [Off]: Off. [Audio Return Channel] This function is available when you connect the system to a TV’s HDMI IN jack that is compatible with the Audio Return Channel function. [Auto]: The system can receive the digital audio signal of the TV automatically via an HDMI cable. [Off]: Off. • This function is available only when [Control for HDMI] is set to [On].
[On]: Shortens the startup time from standby mode. You can operate the system quickly after turning it on. [Off]: The default setting. x [Auto Standby]
[On]: Turns on the [Auto Standby] function. When you do not operate the system for about 30 minutes, the system enters standby mode automatically. [Off]: Turns off the function. x [Auto Display]
x [Screen Saver]
[On]: Turns on the screen saver function. [Off]: Off.
x [Internet Settings]
Connect the system to the network beforehand. For details, see “Step 3: Preparing for Network Connection” (page 16). [Wired Setup]: Select this when you connect to a broadband router using a LAN cable. [USB Wireless Setup]: Select this when you use a USB Wireless LAN Adapter for wireless network connection. [View Network Status]: Displays the current network status.
• For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ: For customers in Europe and Russia: http://support.sony-europe.com/hub/hub.html For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support
x [Software Update Notification]
[On]: Sets the system to inform you of newer software version information (page 37). [Off]: Off.
x [Network Connection Diagnostics]
x [Gracenote Settings]
x [Connection Server Settings]
[Auto]: Automatically downloads disc information when you stop playback of the disc. To download, the system must be connected to the network. [Manual]: Downloads disc information when [Video Search] or [Music Search] is selected.
Sets whether or not to display the connected DLNA server.
x [System Information]
You can display the system’s software version information and the MAC address. x [Software License Information]
You can display the Software License Information.
Settings and Adjustments
[On]: Automatically displays information on the screen when changing the viewing titles, picture modes, audio signals, etc. [Off]: Displays information only when you press DISPLAY.
You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.
x [Renderer Set-up]
[Automatic Access Permission]: Sets whether or not to allow automatic access from a newly detected DLNA controller. [Smart Select]: Allows a Sony DLNA controller to find the system as the target component to operate by using the infrared ray. You can set this function to on or off. [Renderer Name]: Displays the system’s name as it is listed on other DLNA devices on the network. x [Renderer Access Control]
Sets whether or not to accept commands from DLNA controllers.
Precautions On safety • To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the system, or place the system near water, such as near a bathtub or shower room. Should any solid object or liquid fall into the cabinet, unplug the system and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. • Do not touch the AC power cord (mains lead) with wet hands. Doing so may cause an electric shock.
On power sources
On placement • Place the system in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the system. • At high volume, over long periods of time, the cabinet becomes hot to the touch. This is not a malfunction. However, touching the cabinet should be avoided. Do not place the system in a confined space where ventilation is poor as this may cause overheating. • Do not block the ventilation slots by putting anything on the system. The system is equipped with a high power amplifier. If the ventilation slots are blocked, the system can overheat and malfunction. • Do not place the system on surfaces (rugs, blankets, etc.) or near materials (curtains, draperies) that may block the ventilation slots. • Do not install the system in a confined space, such as a bookshelf or similar unit. • Do not install the system near heat sources such as radiators, air ducts, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or shock. • Do not install the system in an inclined position. It is designed to be operated in a horizontal position only. • Keep the system and discs away from components with strong magnets, such as microwave ovens, or large loudspeakers. • Do not place heavy objects on the system. • Do not place metal objects in front of the front panel. They may limit reception of radio waves.
On operation • If the system is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lenses inside the unit. Should this occur, the system may not operate properly. In this case, remove the disc and leave the system turned on for about half an hour until the moisture evaporates. • When you move the system, take out any disc. If you do not, the disc may be damaged. • If anything falls into the cabinet, unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further.
On adjusting volume • Do not turn up the volume while listening to a section with very low level inputs or no audio signals. If you do, the speakers may be damaged when a peak level section is suddenly played.
On cleaning • Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
• Unplug the unit from the wall outlet (mains) if you do not intend to use it for an extended period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull it out by the plug, never by the cord.
• Do not place the system in a place where medical equipment is in use. It may cause a malfunction of medical equipment. • If you use a pacemaker or other medical device, consult your physician or the manufacturer of your medical device before using the wireless LAN function.
On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners • Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types). These may cause the apparatus to malfunction.
On replacement of parts • In the events that this system is repaired, repaired parts may be collected for reuse or recycling purposes.
On your TV’s color • If the speakers should cause the TV screen to have color irregularity, turn off the TV then turn it on after 15 to 30 minutes. If color irregularity should persist, place the speakers further away from the TV set.
Caution: This system is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your television screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or on-screen display image displayed on your TV for an extended period of time you risk permanent damage to your television screen. Projection televisions are especially susceptible to this.
Notes about Discs On handling discs • To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. • Do not stick paper or tape on the disc.
On moving the system • Before moving the system, make sure that there is no disc inserted, and remove the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains).
• Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may rise considerably inside the car. • After playing, store the disc in its case.
On cleaning • Before playing, clean the disc with a cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out.
• Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs. This system can only play a standard circular disc. Using neither standard nor circular discs (e.g., card, heart, or star shape) may cause a malfunction. Do not use a disc that has a commercially available accessory attached, such as a label or ring.
Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the system, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Note that if service personnel changes some parts during repair, these parts may be retained.
General The power does not turn on. t Check that the AC power cord (mains lead) is connected securely.
t The distance between the remote and the unit is too far. t The batteries in the remote are weak.
The disc tray does not open and you cannot remove the disc even after you press Z. t Try the following: 1 Press and hold N and Z on the unit for more than 5 seconds to open the disc tray. 2 Remove the disc. 3 Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains), then reconnect after several minutes.
t Press "/1 to turn off the system, and check the following items after “STANDBY” disappears. • Are the + and – speaker cords shortcircuited? • Are you using only the specified speakers? • Is anything blocking the ventilation holes of the system? • After checking the above items and fixing any problems, turn on the system. If the cause of the problem cannot be found even after checking all the above items, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
“LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. t Set the child lock function to off (page 34).
“DEMO. LOCK” appears in the front panel display. t Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
“Exxxx” appears in the front panel display. t Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the error code.
The remote does not function.
“PROTECT” and “PUSH PWR” appear alternately in the front panel display.
appears without any messages on the entire TV screen. t Contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
The system does not work normally. t Disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (mains), then reconnect after several minutes.
Messages [A new software version is available. Please go to the “Setup” section of the menu and select “Network Update” to perform the update.] appears on the TV screen. t See [Network Update] (page 37) to update the system to a newer software version.
Picture There is no picture. t Check the output method on your system (page 14).
There is no picture when you make an HDMI cable connection. t The unit is connected to an input device that is not HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant (“HDMI” on the front panel does not light up) (page 14).
No picture appears when the video output resolution selected in [Output Video Format] is incorrect. t Press and hold N and VOL – on the unit for more than 5 seconds to reset the video output resolution to the lowest resolution.
There is no sound.
The dark area of the picture is too dark/the bright area is too bright or unnatural.
There is no sound from the TV via the HDMI (OUT) jack when using the Audio Return Channel function.
t Set [Picture Quality Mode] to [Standard] (default) (page 27).
The picture is not output correctly. t Check the [Output Video Format] settings in [Screen Settings] (page 38). t If the analog and digital signals are output at the same time, set [BD-ROM 24p Output] or [DVD-ROM 24p Output] in [Screen Settings] to [Off] (page 38). t For BD-ROMs, check the [BD-ROM 24p Output] settings in [Screen Settings] (page 38).
Picture noise appears. t Clean the disc. t If the picture output from your system goes through your VCR to get to your TV, the copyprotection signal applied to some BD/DVD programs could affect picture quality. If you still experience problems even when you connect your unit directly to your TV, try connecting your unit to the other input jacks.
An image is not displayed on the entire TV screen. t Check the setting of [TV Type] in [Screen Settings](page 38). t The aspect ratio on the disc is fixed.
Color irregularity occurs on the TV screen. t If the speakers are used with a CRT-based TV or projector, install the speakers at least 0.3 meters from the TV set. t If the color irregularity persists, turn off the TV set once, then turn it on after 15 to 30 minutes. t Make sure that no magnetic object (magnetic latch on a TV stand, health care device, toy, etc.) is placed near the speakers.
There is no picture after playing a video/ photo file on the iPod/iPhone. t Select the input on your TV for this system.
Sound t The speaker cords are not connected securely. t Check the speaker settings (page 32).
t Set [Control for HDMI] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [On] (page 40). Also, set [Audio Return Channel] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [Auto] (page 40). t Make sure that your TV is compatible with the Audio Return Channel function. t Make sure that an HDMI cable is connected to a jack on your TV that is compatible with the Audio Return Channel function.
The system does not output sound of TV programs correctly when connected to a settop box. t Set [Audio Return Channel] in [HDMI Settings] of [System Settings] to [Off] (page 40). t Check the connections (page 15).
Severe hum or noise is heard. t Move your TV away from the audio components. t Clean the disc.
The sound loses stereo effect when you play a CD. t Select stereo sound by pressing AUDIO (page 29).
Distortion occurs in the sound of a connected component. t Reduce the input level for the connected component by setting [Attenuate - AUDIO] (page 39).
Tuner Radio stations cannot be tuned in. t Check that the antenna (aerial) is connected securely. Adjust the antenna (aerial) or connect an external antenna (aerial) if necessary.
t The signal strength of the stations is too weak (when tuning in with automatic tuning). Use manual tuning.
Playback The disc does not play. t The region code on the BD/DVD does not match the system. t Moisture has condensed inside the unit and may cause damage to the lenses. Remove the disc and leave the unit turned on for about half an hour. t The system cannot play a recorded disc that is not correctly finalized (page 49).
File names are not displayed correctly.
A disc does not start playing from the beginning. t Resume play has been selected. Press OPTIONS and select [Play from start], then press .
Playback does not start from the resume point where you last stopped playing. t The resume point may be cleared from memory depending on the disc when • you open the disc tray. • you disconnect the USB device. • you play other content. • you turn off the unit.
The language for the soundtrack/subtitle or angles cannot be changed. t Try using the BD’s or DVD’s menu. t Multi-lingual tracks/subtitles or multi-angles are not recorded on the BD or DVD being played.
Bonus contents or other data that are contained in a BD-ROM cannot be played. t Try the following: 1 Remove the disc. 2 Turn the system off.
USB device The USB device is not recognized. t Try the following: 1 Turn the system off. 2 Remove and reconnect the USB device. 3 Turn the system on. t Make sure that the USB device is securely connected to the (USB) port. t Check if the USB device or a cable is damaged. t Check if the USB device is on. t If the USB device is connected via a USB hub, disconnect it and connect the USB device directly to the unit.
BRAVIA Internet Video The picture/sound is poor/certain programs display with a loss of detail, especially during fast-motion or dark scenes. t Picture/sound quality may be poor depending on Internet content providers. t Picture/sound quality may be improved by changing the connection speed. Sony recommends a connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard-definition video and 10 Mbps for high-definition video. t Not all videos contain sound.
t The system can only display ISO 8859-1 compliant character formats. Other character formats may be displayed differently. t Depending on the writing software used, the input characters may be displayed differently.
3 Remove and reconnect the USB device (page 22). 4 Turn the system on. 5 Insert the BD-ROM with BONUSVIEW/ BD-LIVE.
The picture is small. t Press X to zoom in.
“BRAVIA” Sync ([Control for HDMI]) The [Control for HDMI] function does not work (“BRAVIA” Sync). t Check that [Control for HDMI] is set to [On] (page 40). t If you change the HDMI connection, turn the system off and on again.
t If power failure occurs, set [Control for HDMI] to [Off], then set [Control for HDMI] to [On] (page 40). t Check the following and refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. • The connected component is compatible with the [Control for HDMI] function. • The connected component’s setting for the [Control for HDMI] function is correct.
Network connection The system cannot connect to the network. t Check the network connection (page 16) and the network settings (page 41).
Wireless LAN connection You cannot connect your PC to the Internet after [Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)] is performed. t The wireless settings of the router may change automatically if you use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup function before adjusting the settings of the router. In this case, change the wireless settings of your PC accordingly.
The system cannot connect to the network or the network connection is unstable. t Check if the wireless LAN router is on. t Check the network connection (page 16) and the network settings (page 41). t Depending on the usage environment, including the wall material, radio wave reception conditions, or obstacles between the system (or USB wireless LAN adapter) and the wireless LAN router, the possible communication distance may be shortened. Move the system and the wireless LAN router closer to each other. t Devices that use a 2.4 GHz frequency band, such as a microwave, Bluetooth, or digital cordless device, may interrupt communication. Move the unit away from such devices, or turn off such devices.
The desired wireless router is not shown in the wireless network list. t Press RETURN to return to the previous screen, and try [Wireless Setup(built-in)]/
[USB Wireless Setup] again. If the desired wireless router is still not detected, select [Manual registration].
Some playback operations of a BD/DVD may be intentionally set by software producers. Since this system plays a BD/DVD according to the disc contents the software producers designed, some playback features may not be available.
Note about double-layer BDs/ DVDs The playback picture and sound may be momentarily interrupted when the layers switch.
Region code (BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO only) Your system has a region code printed on the bottom of the unit and will only play a BDROM/DVD VIDEO (playback only) labeled with identical region codes or ALL .
Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be playable depending on the disc type and version. Also, the audio output differs depending on the source, connected output jack, and selected audio settings. 2)BD-RE: Ver.2.1 BD-R: Ver.1.1, 1.2, 1.3 including organic pigment type BD-R (LTH type) BD-Rs recorded on a PC cannot be played if postscripts are recordable. 3) A CD or DVD disc will not play if it has not been correctly finalized. For more information, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the recording device.
Note on playback operations of a BD/DVD
BDs with cartridge BDXLs DVD-RAMs HD DVDs DVD Audio discs PHOTO CDs Data part of CD-Extras Super VCDs Audio material side on DualDiscs
Notes on discs This product is designed to play back discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies do not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Therefore, these discs may not be compatible with this product.
system does not play files encoded with DRM. AVCHD Ver.2.0 (AVCHD 3D/Progressive) compatible. 3)The system plays AVCHD-format files that are recorded via a digital video camera, etc. To watch AVCHD-format files, the disc with AVCHD-format files on it must be finalized. 4)The system does not play files encoded with Lossless, etc. 5)The system does not play these files via the DLNA function. 6) The system plays SD resolution only via the DLNA function. 7)The system does not play animated PNG or animated GIF files. 8)For MPO files other than 3D, the key image or the first image is displayed. 2)
• Some files may not play depending on the file format, the file encoding, the recording condition, or DLNA server condition. • Some files edited on a PC may not play. • The system can recognize the following files or folders in BDs, DVDs, CDs and USB devices: – up to folders in the 9th layer, including the root folder – up to 500 files/folders in a single layer • The system can recognize the following files or folders stored in the DLNA server: – up to folders in the 19th layer – up to 999 files/folders in a single layer • Some USB devices may not work with this system. • The system can recognize Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices (such as flash memory or an HDD), Still Image Capture Devices (SICDs), and 101-key keyboards. • To avoid data corruption or damage to USB memory or other devices, turn the system off before connecting or removing USB memory or other devices. • The system may not play high bit rate video files from a DATA CD smoothly. It is recommended to play high bit rate video files using a DATA DVD or DATA BD.
P Parental Control Area Code 40 Parental Control Settings 40 PARTY Auto Start 42 Password 40 Pause Mode 38 Play information 22 Playable discs 49
Q Quick Start Mode 41
R RDS 31 Rear panel 10 Region code 49 Registered Media Remote Devices 42 Remote control 11 Renderer Access Control 41 Renderer Set-up 41 Reset to Factory Default Settings 42 Resetting 42
S Screen Format 38 Screen Saver 41 Screen Settings 38 SLEEP 33 Slideshow 28 Software License Information 41 Sound Effect 39 Speaker Settings 32, 39 Distance 32 Level 33 Subtitle Language 40 Super Audio CD Playback Channels 40 Super Audio CD Playback Layer 40 System Information 41
T Test Tone 33 TV Screen Size Setting for 3D 38 TV Type 38
The software of this system may be updated in the future. To find out details on any available updates, please visit the following URL. For customers in Europe and Russia: http://support.sony-europe.com/hub/hub.html For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support