STR-DA3ES, STR-DA5ES, STR-VA555ES — Sony Audio Service Manual (repair manual)

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STR-DA3ES/DA5ES
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STR-VA555ES
SERVICE MANUAL
FM STEREO FM-AM RECEIVER
SPECIFICATIONS
STR-DA3ES/DA5ES/
VA555ES
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Photo: STR-VA555ES
Ver 1.2  2003. 12
This receiver incorporates Dolby* Digital and Pro Logic Surround
and the DTS** Digital Surround System.
* Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
“Dolby”, “Pro Logic” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories.
** “DTS”, “ES”, “DTS Digital Surround”, “DTS-ES Extended
Surround”, and “Neo: 6” are trademarks of Digital Theater
Systems, Inc.
STR-DA3ES/DA5ES
AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS
POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL
HARMONIC DISTORTION:
With 8 ohm loads, both channels driven, from
20 – 20,000 Hz; rated 100 watts per channel
minimum RMS power, with no more than
0.09 % total harmonic distortion from
250 milliwatts to rated output.
AMPLIFIER SECTION
POWER OUTPUT
Rated Power Output at Stereo Mode
(8 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
STR-DA5ES:
110 W + 110 W
STR-DA3ES:
100 W + 100 W
(4 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.09 %)
STR-DA5ES:
90 W + 90 W
STR-DA3ES:
80 W + 80 W
Reference Power Output
(8 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
STR-DA5ES:
FRONT 
1)
 : 110 W + 110 W
CENTER 
1) 
: 110 W
SURR 
1)
 : 110 W + 110 W
SURR BACK 
1)
 : 110 W
STR-DA3ES:
FRONT 
1)
 : 100 W + 100 W
CENTER 
1) 
: 100 W
SURR 
1) 
: 100 W + 100 W
SURR BACK 
1)
 : 100 W
(4 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.09 %)
STR-DA5ES:
FRONT 
1)
 : 90 W + 90 W
CENTER 
1)
 : 90 W
SURR 
1)
 : 90 W + 90 W
SURR BACK 
1)
 : 90 W
STR-DA3ES:
FRONT 
1)
 : 80 W + 80 W
CENTER 
1)
 : 80 W
SURR 
1)
 : 80 W + 80 W
SURR BACK 
1)
 : 80 W
1) Depending on the sound field settings and the
source, there may be no sound output.
9-873-271-03
2003L02-1
© 2003.12
Sony Corporation
Home Audio Company
Published by Sony Engineering Corporation
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STR-DA3ES/DA5ES/VA555ES
Frequency response
PHONO
RIAA equalization curve
±
0.5 dB
CD/SACD, TAPE,
10 Hz – 100 kHz
MD/DAT, TV/SAT,
+0.5/–2 dB (with sound
DVD/LD, VIDEO 1, 2,
field, equalizer, and bass
3
boost bypassed)
Inputs (Analog)
PHONO
Sensitivity: 2.5 mV
Impedance: 50 kilohms
S/N 
2)
 : 86 dB (A, 2.5 mV 
3)
 )
MULTI CHANNEL
Sensitivity: 150 mV
INPUT 1, 2, CD/
Impedance: 50 kilohms
SACD, TAPE, MD/
S/N 
2)
 : 100 dB
DAT, DVD/LD, TV/
(A, 150 mV 
3)
 )
SAT, VIDEO 1, 2, 3
2) INPUT SHORT.
3) Weighted network, input level.
Inputs (Digital)
CD/SACD, DVD/LD
Sensitivity: –
(Coaxial)
Impedance: 75 ohms
S/N: 100 dB
(A, 20 kHz LPF)
DVD/LD, TV/SAT,
Sensitivity: –
MD/DAT (Optical)
Impedance: –
S/N: 100 dB
(A, 20 kHz LPF)
Outputs
TAPE, MD/DAT
Voltage: 150 mV
(REC OUT), VIDEO
Impedance: 10 kilohms
1, 2 (AUDIO OUT)
FRONT L/R,
Voltage: 2 V
CENTER,
Impedance: 1 kilohms
SURROUND L/R,
SURROUND BACK,
SUB WOOFER
EQ
BASS:
99 Hz~1.0 kHz
(21 steps)
MID:
198 Hz~10 kHz
(37 steps)
TREBLE:
1.0 kHz~10 kHz
(23 steps)
Gain levels:
 
±
10 dB, 1 dB step
FM TUNER  SECTION
Tuning range
87.5 - 108.0 MHz
Antenna terminals
75 ohms, unbalanced
Sensitivity
Mono:
18.3 dBf, 2.2 
µ
V/75 ohms
Stereo:
38.3 dBf, 22.5 
µ
V/75 ohms
Usable sensitivity
11.2 dBf, 1 
µ
V/75 ohms
S/N
Mono:
76 dB
Stereo:
70 dB
Harmonic distortion at 1 kHz
Mono:
0.3%
Stereo:
0.5%
Separation
45 dB at 1 kHz
Frequency response
30 Hz – 15 kHz,
+0.5/–2 dB
Selectivity
60 dB at 400 kHz
AM TUNER  SECTION
Tuning range
With 10-kHz tuning scale:
530 – 1710 kHz 
4)
With 9-kHz tuning scale:
531 – 1710 kHz 
4)
Antenna
Loop antenna
Usable sensitivity
50 dB/m (at 1,000 kHz or
999 kHz)
S/N
54 dB (at 50 mV/m)
Harmonic distortion
0.5 % (50 mV/m,
400 kHz)
Selectivity
At 9 kHz:
35 dB
At 10 kHz:
40 dB
4) You can change the AM tuning scale to 9 kHz or 10 kHz. After
tuning in any AM station, turn off the receiver. Hold down
TUNING + and press ?/1 . All preset stations will be erased
when you change the tuning scale. To reset the scale to
10 kHz (or 9 kHz), repeat the procedure.
VIDEO SECTION
Inputs
Video:
1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
S-video:
Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohms
Outputs
Video:
1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
S-video: Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohms
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STR-DA3ES/DA5ES/VA555ES
GENERAL
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Power consumption
Models of area code U
STR-DA5ES:
420 W
STR-DA3ES:
410 W
Models of area code CA
STR-DA5ES:
470 W
STR-DA3ES:
450 W
Power consumption (during standby mode)
1 W
AC outlets
2 switched, 120 W/1A
Dimensions
430 X 174 X 465 mm
including projecting parts
and controls
Mass (Approx.)
STR-DA5ES:
20.0 kg
STR-DA3ES:
20.0 kg
FM wire antenna (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Audio/video/control S cord (1)
Control S cord (mini jack) (1)
Remote commander RM-LJ305 (STR-DA5ES) (1)
Remote commander RM-US105 (STR-DA5ES) (1)
Remote commander RM-PP505L (STR-DA3ES) (1)
R6 (size-AA) batteries (2)
LR6 (size-AA) batteries (3) (STR-DA5ES only. For
RM-LJ305)
STR-VA555ES
AMPLIFIER SECTION
Models of area code E:
Rated Power Output at Stereo Mode
(8 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
100 W + 100 W
1)
(4 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.09 %)
90 W + 90 W
1)
Reference Power Output
(8 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
FRONT
3)
: 100 W + 100 W
CENTER
3)
: 100 W
SURR
3)
: 100 W + 100 W
SURR BACK
3)
: 100 W
(4 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.09 %)
FRONT
3)
: 90 W + 90 W
CENTER
3)
: 90 W
SURR
3)
: 90 W + 90 W
SURR BACK
3)
: 90 W
Models of area code CH, AEP:
Rated Power Output at Stereo Mode
(8 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7 %)
100 W + 100 W
1)
90 W + 90 W
2)
(4 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7 %)
90 W + 90 W
1)
80 W + 80 W
2)
Reference Power Output
2)
(8 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7 %)
FRONT
3)
: 100 W + 100 W
CENTER
3)
: 100 W
SURR
3)
: 100 W + 100 W
SURR BACK
3)
: 100 W
(4 ohms 1 kHz, THD 0.7 %)
FRONT
3)
: 90 W + 90 W
CENTER
3)
: 90 W
SURR
3)
: 90 W + 90 W
SURR BACK
3)
: 90 W
(8 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
FRONT
3)
: 90 W + 90 W
CENTER
3)
: 90 W
SURR
3)
: 90 W + 90 W
SURR BACK
3)
: 90 W
(4 ohms 20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.05 %)
FRONT
3)
: 80 W + 80 W
CENTER
3)
: 80 W
SURR
3)
: 80 W + 80 W
SURR BACK
3)
: 80 W
SPECIFICATIONS (CONTINUED)
1) Measured under the following conditions:
Area code
Power requirements
E
240 V AC, 50 Hz
CH, AEP
230 V AC, 50 Hz
2) Measured under the following conditions:
Area code
Power requirements
CH, KR
 220 V AC, 50 Hz
3) Depending on the sound field settings and the
source, there may be no sound output.
Frequency response
PHONO
RIAA equalization curve
±
0.5 dB
CD/SACD, TAPE,
10 Hz – 100 kHz
MD/DAT, TV/SAT,
+0.5/–2 dB (with sound
DVD/LD, VIDEO 1, 2,
field, equalizer, and bass
3
boost bypassed)
Inputs (Analog)
PHONO
Sensitivity: 2.5 mV
Impedance: 50 kilohms
S/N
4)
: 86 dB (A, 2.5 mV
5)
)
MULTI CHANNEL
Sensitivity: 150 mV
INPUT 1, 2, CD/
Impedance: 50 kilohms
SACD, TAPE, MD/
S/N
4)
: 100 dB
DAT, DVD/LD, TV/
(A, 150 mV
5)
)
SAT, VIDEO 1, 2, 3
4) INPUT SHORT.
5) Weighted network, input level.
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STR-DA3ES/DA5ES/VA555ES
Inputs (Digital)
CD/SACD, DVD/LD
Sensitivity: –
(Coaxial)
Impedance: 75 ohms
S/N: 100 dB
(A, 20 kHz LPF)
DVD/LD, TV/SAT,
Sensitivity: –
MD/DAT (Optical)
Impedance: –
S/N: 100 dB
(A, 20 kHz LPF)
Outputs
TAPE, MD/DAT
Voltage: 150 mV
(REC OUT), VIDEO
Impedance: 22 kilohms
1, 2 (AUDIO OUT)
FRONT L/R,
Voltage: 2 V
CENTER,
Impedance: 1 kilohms
SURROUND L/R,
SURROUND BACK,
SUB WOOFER
EQ
BASS:
99 Hz~1.0 kHz
(21 steps)
MID (FRONT L/R, CENTER only):
198 Hz~10 kHz
(36 steps)
TREBLE: 1.0 kHz~10 kHz
(23 steps)
Gain levels:
±
10 dB, 1 dB step
AM TUNER  SECTION
Tuning range
Models of area code E
With 10-kHz tuning scale:
530 – 1610 kHz
6)
With 9-kHz tuning scale:
531 – 1602 kHz
6)
Models of area code CH, AEP
With 9-kHz tuning scale:
531 – 1602 kHz
Antenna
Loop antenna
Usable sensitivity
50 dB/m (at 1,000 kHz or
999 kHz)
S/N
54 dB (at 50 mV/m)
Harmonic distortion
0.5 % (50 mV/m,
400 Hz)
Selectivity
At 9 kHz:
35 dB
At 10 kHz:
40 dB
6) You can change the AM tuning scale to 9 kHz or
    10 kHz. After tuning in any AM station, turn off
    the receiver. Hold down TUNING + and press
    X/1 . All preset stations will be erased when you
    change the tuning scale. To reset the scale to
    10 kHz (or 9 kHz), repeat the procedure.
VIDEO SECTION
Inputs
Video:
1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
S-video:
Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohms
Outputs
Video:
1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
S-video:
Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohms
REMOTE CONTROL
Remote control system
Infrared control
Power requirements
4.5 V DC with three LR6
(size-AA) alkaline
batteries
Dimensions
175 x 62 x 33 mm
Mass (approx.)
135 g excluding batteries
FM TUNER  SECTION
Tuning range
87.5 – 108.0 MHz
Antenna terminals
75 ohms, unbalanced
Sensitivity
Mono:
18.3 dBf, 2.2 
µ
V/75 ohms
Stereo:
38.3 dBf, 22.5 
µ
V/75 ohms
Usable sensitivity
11.2 dBf, 1 
µ
V/75 ohms
S/N
Mono:
76 dB
Stereo:
70 dB
Harmonic distortion at 1 kHz
Mono:
0.3%
Stereo:
0.5%
Separation
45 dB at 1 kHz
Frequency response
30 Hz – 15 kHz,
+0.5/–2 dB
Selectivity
60 dB at 400 kHz
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STR-DA3ES/DA5ES/VA555ES
SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING!!
COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY MARK 
0
 OR DOTTED LINE WITH
MARK 
0
 ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS AND IN THE PARTS
LIST ARE CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION. REPLACE THESE
COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS AP-
PEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS PUB-
LISHED BY SONY.
ATTENTION AU COMPOSANT AYANT RAPPORT
À LA SÉCURITÉ!
LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFÉS PAR UNE MARQUE 
0
 SUR LES
DIAGRAMMES SCHÉMATIQUES ET LA LISTE DES PIÈCES SONT
CRITIQUES POUR LA SÉCURITÉ DE FONCTIONNEMENT. NE
REMPLACER CES COMPOSANTS QUE PAR DES PIÈSES SONY
DONT LES NUMÉROS SONT DONNÉS DANS CE MANUEL OU
DANS LES SUPPÉMENTS PUBLIÉS PAR SONY.
MODEL IDENTIFICATION
– BACK PANEL –
MODEL
PARTS No.
DA5ES: US model
4-234-163-0s
DA5ES: CND model
4-234-163-1s
DA3ES: US model
4-234-163-2s
DA3ES: CND model
VA555ES:  AEP model
4-234-163-4s
VA555ES: E model
4-234-163-5s
VA555ES: CH model
4-234-163-6s
VA555ES: KR model
4-234-163-7s
PART NO.
• Abbreviation
CND : Canadian model
CH
: Chinese model
KR
: Korea model
AREA CODE
Fig. 1
4-234-163-3s
About area codes
The area code of the receiver you purchased is
shown on the lower portion of the rear panel (see
the illustration below).
Any differences in operation, according to the
area code, are clearly indicated in the text, for
example, “Models of area code AA only”.
Area code
4-XXX-XXX-XX AA
AC  OUTLET
L
R
+
SURROUND
SURR
BACK
   R
CENTER
SURR BACK
L
R
SURROUND
CENTER
SURR BACK
SURR
BACK
   L
SPEAKERS
IMPEDANCE SELECTOR
4 8 
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
GENERAL
Power requirements
Area code
Power requirements
AEP
230 V AC, 50/60 Hz
CH, KR
220 – 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz
E
120/220/240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
Area code
Power consumption
CH, AEP, KR
390 W
E
400 W
Power consumption (during standby mode)
1 W
AC outlets
Area code
AC outlets
AEP
1 switched, 100 W MAX
E
2 switched, 100 W MAX
Dimensions
430 x 175 x 465 mm
including projecting parts
and controls
Mass (Approx.)
17.0 kg
Supplied accessories
FM wire antenna (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Remote commander RM-LJ305 (1)
LR6 (size-AA) batteries (3)

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