Detailed instructions for use are in the User's Guide.
[. . . ] 4-116-399-11(1)
Blu-ray Disc / DVD Player
© 2008 Sony Corporation
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. Batteries or batteries installed apparatus shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. If swallowed, promptly see a doctor.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
· To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. · Install this unit so that the AC power cord can be unplugged from the wall socket immediately in the event of trouble. [. . . ] You can reset the following settings: Video Settings Audio Settings BD/DVD Viewing Settings Photo Settings System Settings Network Settings All Settings
Select "Start" using </, , and press ENTER.
When "All Settings" is selected in step 3, the Blu-ray Disc indicator lights up, then turns off when Easy Setup is complete. "A/V Settings" that can be adjusted by pressing OPTIONS during playback (page 38) are not reset.
If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the player, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
The power does not turn on.
, Check that the AC power cord is connected securely. Additional Information
The message "A new software version has been found on the network. Perform update under "Network Update. "" appears on the screen when turning the player on.
, See "Network Update" (page 44) to update the player to a newer software version.
The disc does not play.
, The disc is dirty. , You are attempting to play a disc with a format that cannot be played back by this player (page 67). , The player cannot play a recorded disc that is not correctly finalized (page 67).
See also "Connecting to an HDMI jack" (page 15) when connecting equipment using the HDMI cable.
No BD-ROM picture appears.
, Check the "BD-ROM 1080/24p Output" setting in the "Video Settings" setup (page 47).
There is no picture/picture noise appears.
, Check that all the connecting cables are securely connected. , Check the connection to your TV (page 14) and switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on the TV screen. , When playing a double-layer BD/DVD, the video and audio may be momentarily interrupted at the point where the layers switch.
See also "Connecting to an HDMI jack" (page 21) when connecting equipment using the HDMI cable.
There is no sound.
, Check that all the connecting cables are securely connected. , Check the connection to your AV amplifier (receiver) (page 19) and switch the input selector on your AV amplifier (receiver) so that the audio signals of the player are output from your AV amplifier (receiver). , If the audio signal does not come through the DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL/ COAXIAL)/HDMI OUT jack, check the audio settings (page 49).
No picture appears when the video output resolution selected in "Output Video Format" is incorrect.
, Press x on the player for more than 10 seconds to reset the video output resolution to the lowest resolution.
The picture does not fill the screen, even though the aspect ratio is set in "DVD Aspect Ratio" under "Video Settings. "
, The aspect ratio of the disc is fixed on your DVD (page 46).
The sound is not output correctly.
, Check the "Audio Output Priority" setting in the "Audio Settings" setup (page 49). Video signals are not output from the jacks, other than from the HDMI OUT jack, when connecting the HDMI OUT jack and other video output jacks at the same time.
, Set "Output Video Format" to "Component Video" in the "Video Settings" setup (page 46). , Try setting "Audio DRC" to "TV Mode" in the "Audio Settings" setup (page 53). , Set "Audio ATT" to "Off" in the "Audio Settings" setup (page 52).
The dark area of the picture is too dark/the bright area is too bright or unnatural.
, Set "Picture Quality Mode" to "Standard" (default) (see "Adjusting pictures and sound for videos" on page 38).
The HD Audio (Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, and DTS-HD Master Audio) is not output by bitstream.
, Set "BD Audio Setting" to "Direct" in the "Audio Settings" setup (page 52). , Check that the connected AV amplifier (receiver) is compatible with each HD Audio format.
The picture is not output correctly.
, Check the "Output Video Format" settings in the "Video Settings" setup (page 46).
The interactive audio is not output.
, Set "BD Audio Setting" to "Mix" in the "Audio Settings" setup (page 52).
The "Control for HDMI" function does not work (BRAVIA Sync).
, Check that the AC power cord of the connected component is securely connected. , If the HDMI indicator does not appear in the front panel display, check the HDMI connection (page 15, 21). , Make sure that the connected component is compatible with the "Control for HDMI" function. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. , Check the connected component's setting for the "Control for HDMI" function. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the component. , If you change the HDMI connection, turn the player off and on again. , If power failure occurs, set "Control for HDMI" to "Off, " then set "Control for HDMI" to "On" (page 57). [. . . ] Other than conventional movie and video contents, these discs have enhanced features such as interactive content, menu operations using pop-up menus, selection of subtitle display, and slideshow. Although a BD-ROM may contain any form of data, most BD-ROM discs will contain movies in High Definition format, for playback on Blu-ray Disc/DVD players.
AVCHD (page 68)
The AVCHD format is a high definition digital video camera format used to record SD (standard definition) or HD (high definition) signals of either the 1080i specification*1 or the 720p specification*2 on DVDs, using efficient data compression coding technology. The MPEG-4 AVC/ H. 264 format is adopted to compress video data, and the Dolby Digital or Linear PCM is used to compress audio data. The MPEG-4 AVC/H. 264 format is capable of compressing images at higher efficiency than that of the conventional image compression format. [. . . ]