Types of a.f.d. mode – Sony 3-289-204-12(1) User Manual
The Auto Format Direct (A.F.D.) mode allows
you to listen to higher fidelity sound and select
the decoding mode for listening to a 2 channel
stereo sound as multi channel sound.
* Depends on the speaker pattern setting, some enhanced surround mode parameter may not be available.
• This function does not work in the following cases.
– The multi channel input is selected.
– DTS-HD signals with a sampling frequency of
more than 48 kHz are being received.
– Dolby TrueHD signals with a sampling
frequency of more than 48 kHz are being
– “Analog Direct” is being used.
• The beginning of the sound stream may be dropped
out when Neural-THX
processing is turned on or
• You can identify the encoding format of DVD
software, etc., by looking at the logo on the
• Dolby Pro Logic IIx decoding is effective, when a
multi channel signal is input.
Types of A.F.D. mode
[appears on TV screen]
Presets the sound as it was recorded/encoded without
adding any surround effects.
Enhanced Surround Mode
Pro Logic II*
5-channel signals Performs Dolby Pro Logic II decoding.
Pro Logic IIx*
7-channel signals Performs Dolby Pro Logic IIx decoding.
7-channel signals Performs DTS Neo:6 Cinema mode decoding.
7-channel signals Performs DTS Neo:6 Music mode decoding. This
setting is ideal for normal stereo sources such as CDs.
7-channel signals Next generation of Neural-THX
addition to stereo enhancement processing and pure
discrete 5.1 surround sound, now capable of full 360°
7.1 surround sound playback from Neural-THX
Surround encoded content.
Outputs 2 channel left/right signals from all speakers.
However, sound may not be output from certain
speakers depending on the speaker settings.