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Should any solid object or liquid fall into the cabinet,
unplug the receiver and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
Before connecting other components, be sure to turn
off and unplug the receiver.
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 question or problem concerning
your remote, please consult your nearest Sony
Before you use your remote
Inserting batteries into the
Insert two R6 (size-AA) batteries with the + and
properly oriented in the battery compartment.
Under normal conditions, the batteries should last for
about 6 months. When the remote no longer operates
the receiver, replace all the batteries with new ones.
· Do not leave the remote in an extremely hot or humid
· Do not use a new battery with old ones.
· Do not expose the remote sensor of the receiver to
direct sunlight or lighting apparatuses. Doing so may
cause a malfunction.
· If you don't use the remote for an extended period of
time, remove the batteries to avoid possible damage
from battery leakage and corrosion.
Location of Parts and Basic
Parts description...................................... 4
Table of buttons used to control each
component ........................................ 8
Advanced Remote Operations
Programming the remote......................... 9
Learning the commands of your
components ..................................... 12
Performing several commands in
sequence automatically................... 13
-- Macro Play
Selecting the mode of the remote.......... 14
Troubleshooting .................................... 15
Specifications ........................................ 15
Table of Contents
This chapter provides information on the
location of buttons and how to use them to
perform basic operations.
However, some functions explained in this
section may not work depending on the model of
For the functions of the receiver you purchased,
refer to the Operating Instructions supplied with
Press to turn the receiver on or off.
Press to set the receiver to automatically
select the appropriate decoding mode for
the input signal.
Press to change remote key function to
activate those buttons with orange printing.
ANT* (After pressing ALT) qh
When you selected VCR, press to select
output signal from antenna terminal: TV
signal or VCR program.
Changing the sound to Multiplex, Bilingual
or Multi channel TV sound.
AV MENU qa
Press to display the menus of the VCR,
satellite tuner, or DVD.
AV ?/1 wa
Press to turn the selected audio and video
components on or off.
If you press the ?/1 switch at the same
time, it will turn off the receiver and other
Sony audio/video components (SYSTEM
The function of the AV ?/1 switch changes
automatically each time you select the input with
the easy scroll key (3). Depending on the
component, the above operation may not be
possible or may operate differently than
CLEAR* (After pressing ALT) qg
When you selected CD player or DVD
player, press if you made a mistake when
you press the numeric buttons or press to
return to the continuous play, etc.
When you selected tuner, press to enter
direct tuning mode.
Press to select DIRECT function.
When you selected CD player or video CD
player, press to select a disc directly (multi-
disc changer only).
Location of Parts and Basic Remote
CLEAR SEARCH MODE
SYSTEM STANDBY SLEEP
Press to select the information displayed on
the display of the receiver or TV screen.
Select the input, macro list and command
mode of the remote.
Easy scroll key 3
Move to select the input and press to enter
the selection. The components are factory
assigned to the inputs as follows. When you
want to assign other components, program
the remote following the steps on
"Programming the remote" on page 9.
* For details, see page 13.
See the table on page 8 for information on
the buttons that you can use to control each
Note that the inputs are factory-set as
described in the table above. If you want to
change the factory setting of the buttons to
match your particular components, do the
procedure "Programming the remote" on
ENTER (After pressing ALT) 7
After selecting a channel, disc or track
using the numeric buttons, press to enter the
If you selected TV:
Press to toggle between the previous and
the current channels.
If you selected CD player, video CD
player, or DVD player:
Press to display the time information.
MAIN MENU qd
Press to select the menu of the receiver.
MASTER VOL +/ qs
Press to adjust the volume level of all
speakers at the same time.
Press to select the sound fields for movies.
Press to select the sound fields for music.
Press to mute the sound.
Numeric buttons (19, 0/10)* (After
pressing ALT) qj
If you selected tuner:
Use with SHIFT to select tuner preset
station numeric input during DIRECT
TUNING or MEMORY mode.
If you selected CD player, video CD
player, DVD player, MD deck, or DAT
Press to select track numbers. 0/10 selects
If you selected TV, VCR, or satellite
Press to select channel numbers.
* The function of these buttons switch automatically
each time you select the input with the easy scroll key
(3). Depending on the component, the above
operation may not be possible or may operate
differently than described.
VCR (VTR mode 3)
VCR (VTR mode 1)
VCR (VTR mode 2)
Tape deck (B)
Component connected to the
multi channel input jacks on the