Dolby digital 3 / 2, Checking the audio signal format – Sony D-VM1 User Manual
Using the remote
Press AUDIO repeatedly to select the desired
You can also display the Control Menu by
pressing DISPLAY. Use
X/x instead of v/V.
• While playing a Super VCD on which the audio
track 2 is not recorded, no sound will come out when
you select “2:STEREO,” “2:1/L” or “2:2/R.”
• For discs not in multiple audio format, you cannot
change the sound.
• While playing a DVD, the sound may change
• Depending on the DVD, you may be able to change
the sound only on the disc’s menu.
Checking the audio signal format
When you select “AUDIO,” the channels
being played are displayed on the screen.
For example, in Dolby Digital format,
multiple signals ranging from monaural to
5.1 channel signals can be recorded on a
DVD. Depending on the DVD, the number of
the recorded channels may differ.
* “PCM,” “DTS,” “MPEG,” or “DOLBY
DIGITAL” is displayed.
In the case of “DOLBY DIGITAL,” the
channels in the playing track are displayed
by numbers as follows:
For Dolby Digital 5.1 channel:
**The letters in the program format display
mean the following sound component.
Rear (monaural): The rear
component of the Dolby Surround
processed signal and the Dolby
LFE: Low Frequency Effect signal
1 2 ( 2 7 )
1 : ENGLISH
1 : ENGLISH
2 : FRENCH
DOLBY DIGITAL 3/2.1
1 8 ( 3 4 )
C 0 0 : 0 9 : 5 7
Current audio format
Currently playing program format
DOLBY DIGITAL 3 / 2
LFE (Low Frequency
Effect) component 1
Rear component 2
Front component 2 +
Center component 1