Sony



Technical Info

Code length:	12 bits (15 bits for some videocamera functions)
Carrier:		40kHz

	     +--------+
Header:      |        |
	     +        +--+..
		 4T    T

	     +----+
1 is coded:  |    |
	   ..+    +--+..
	       2T  T

	     +--+
0 is coded:  |  |
	   ..+  +--+..
	      T  T

T = 550us approx

Space between data: 25ms

data: hhhhxxxxxxyyyyyy
	  ^          ^
	  MSB        LSB

xxxxxx command
yyyyyy address ( the number of the apparatus )

tape deck a    # 20
tape deck b    # 1C
dat       # 38
cd        # 22

Tape

deck a	deck b

Code	Code	Function
----	----	--------
#70E		Memory
#70F		Counter reset
#716		Open
#717		Monitor
#74B		Display change
#830		auto play
#832	#71A 	play
#833	#71B    rew
#834	#71C	ff
#835	#71D	rec
#836		rec pause
#837	#720	reverse play
#838	#718	stop
#839	#719	pause
#83A	#712	reverse rec

DAT

Code	Function
----	--------
#E3A	play
#E3B	rew
#E3C	ff
#E3E	rec
#E38	stop
#E39	pause
#E00	1
#E01	2
#E02	3
#E03	4
#E04	5
#E05	6
#E06	7
#E07	8
#E08	9
#E14	0
#E20	open/close
#E21	counter mode
#E22	counter reset
#E25	display PGM time
#E26	display absolut time
#E27	display custom counter
#E28	display remaining time
#E29	date, present
#E2A	date, recorded
#E36	repeat one/all
#E4B	display mode (all/time/none) or E77
#E4E	margin reset
#E57	rewind and play
#E5B	skip play mode
#E5F	fader
#E6C	music scan
#E2D	record pause
#E3E	record at once
#E4F	record mute
#E69	title +
#E68	title -
#E50	start id auto
#E53	start id renumber
#E51	start id write
#E52	start id erase
#E54	skip id write
#E55	skip id erase
#E58	end id write
#E59	end id erase
#E71	display mode (level/sampling)
#E71    dimmer low
#E70	dimmer mid
#E6F	dimmer high
#E1B	RMS enter
#E1D	RMS check
#E1E	clear
#E56	?? <- I don't know what this exactly
#E73	?? <- is; maybe any service-features

Video

vtr 1	vtr 2	vtr 3     

Code	Code	Code	Function
----	----	----	--------
#100	#380	#580	1
#101	#381	#581	2
#102	#382	#582	3
#103	#383	#583	4
#104	#384	#584	5
#105	#385	#585	6
#106	#386	#586	7
#107	#387	#587	8
#108	#388	#588	9
#109	#389	#589	0
#10B	#38B	#58B	enter
#110	#390	#590	ch+
#111	#391	#591	ch-
#114	#394	#594	x2
#115	#395	#595	power
#116	#396	#596	eject
#117	#397	#597	audio select
#118	#398	#598	stop
#119	#399	#599	pause
#11A	#39A	#59A	play
#11B	#39B	#59B	rew
#11C	#39C	#59C	ff
#11D	#39D	#59D	rec
#128	#3A8	#5A8	search <<
#129	#3A9	#5A9	search >>
#12A	#3AA	#5AA	ant
#12E	#3AE	#5AE	power on
#12F	#3AF	#5AF	power off
#130	#3B0	#5B0	frame <-
#131	#3B1	#5B1	frame ->
#13A	#3BA	#5BA	rewind/play
#13D	#3BD	#5BD	slow motion +
#13E	#3BE	#5BE	slow motion -
#142	#3C2	#5C2	menu up
#143	#3C3	#5C3	menu down
#146	#3C6	#5C6	counter reset
#148	#3C8	#5C8	mark index
#149	#3C9	#5C9	erase index
#14A	#3CA	#5CA	shuttle >>
#14B	#3CB	#5CB	shuttle
#14D	#3CD	#5CD	menu
#14F	#3CF	#5CF	input sel.
#151	#3D1	#5D1	execute
#152	#3D2	#5D2	quick timer
#153	#3D3	#5D3	index select
#158	#3D8	#5D8	rec. mode
#159	#3D9	#5D9	go to 0
#15A	#3DA	#5DA	data screen
#161	#3E1	#5E1	menu right
#162	#3E2	#5E2	fcn memory
#162	#3E2	#5E2	menu left
#163	#3E3	#5E3	timer clear
#174	#3F4	#5F4	channel scan
Note: Only the "VTR3" position codes have been tested; the others I calculated by simple arithmetic subtraction, as this seems constant for all of the VCR codes in the first codes. From: geh@mda.ca (Graeme Hiebert)

CD

Code	Function
----	--------
#880	1
#881	2
#882	3
#883	4
#884	5
#885	6
#886	7
#888	8
#889	9
#88A
#88B
#88C
#88D	Check   file text
#88E
#88F	Clear

#890	17
#891	18
#892	Line Out Volume Up
#893	Line Out Volume Down
#894
#895
#896	Open/Close
#897	19
#898	Custom Index
#899	File
#89A	File recall
#89B	Erase
#89C
#89D	Continue
#89E
#89F	Program

#8A0	10
#8A1	11
#8A2	12
#8A3	13
#8A4	14
#8A5	15
#8A6	16
#8A7	+10
#8A8	Time
#8A9	20
#8AA	Repeat A<->B
#8AB
#8AC	Repeat 1/All
#8AD
#8AE
#8AF

#8B0	AMS Backward
#8B1	AMS Forward
#8B2	Play
#8B3	Fast Audible Search Backward
#8B4	Fast Audible Search Forward
#8B5	Shuffle
#8B6	Index Backward
#8B7	Index Forward
#8B8	Stop
#8B9	Pause
#8BA	Slow Audible Search Backward
#8BB	Slow Audible Search Forward
#8BC	Music scan
#8BD
#8BE
#8BF

#8C0	Select Disc #1
#8C1	Select Disc #2
#8C2	Select Disc #3
#8C3	Select Disc #4
#8C4	Select Disc #5
#8CE	Auto space
#8CF	Peak search
#8D0
#8D1
#8D2
#8D3
#8D4
#8D5
#8D6	Display mode
#8D7
#8D8
#8D9
#8DA
#8DB
#8DC
#8DD	DSP Select
#8DE	DSP Flat
#8DF	Fade

#8E8	Level file
#8E9	Memo input

Amplifier

Code	Function
----	--------
#631	dbfb
#642	rear lvl+
#638	off
#639	dolby
#63A	hall
#63B	simulated
#643	rear lvl-
#644	delay time

#812	vol+
#813	vol-
#814	muting
#815	power

#81E	video 2
#820	phono
#821	tuner
#822	video 1
#823	tape
#825	cd
#842	video 3
#843	video 4
#846	dat
#63F	DSP

Phono

Code	Function
----	--------
#828	start
#829	stop

Tuner

Code	Function
----	--------
#63B	shift
#690	scan+
#691	scan-
#680	1
#681	2
#682	3
#683	4
#684	5
#685	6
#686	7
#687	8
#688	9
#689	10
#68A	11
#68B	12
#6A6	>12
#6B0	A
#6B1	B
#6B2	C
#6B3	D
#6B4	Tuning/Preset
#6CB	Display
#68E	Memory
#68F	Band
#692	Tune +
#693	Tune -
#6A1	Stereo/Mono
#84B	Clock disp

TV

Note: Many of the codes were taken by Frank Hepmann from a Sony monitor. But since the monitor has the same adress as a normal TV these codes were included here.
Code	Function
----	--------
#080	1
#081	2
#082	3
#083	4
#084	5
#085	6
#086	7
#087	8
#088	9
#089	0
#08B	enter
#090	ch+
#091	ch-
#092	vol+
#093	vol-
#095	power (toggle)
#0AE    power on
#0AF	power off
#0A5	tv/video
#098	picture +
#099	picture -
#09A	colour +
#09B	colour -
#09E	brightness +
#09F	brightness -
#0A0	hue + (purpur)
#0A1	hue - (green)
#0A2	sharpness +
#0A3	sharpness -
#0A6	balance L
#0A7	balance R
#096	normal values
#0C0	input line A
#0C1	input line B
#0C3	input AV
#0C5	input digital
#0C7	input vtr
#094	mute
From: Howard Chu These codes are for my Sony XBR50 TV. It's about 3 years old now, so I bet there are still new codes out there...
#097	MTS Stereo mode (Stereo/Mono/SAP)
#0A4	TV (tuner input)
#0A8	SuperWoofer level
#0A9	SRS Sound Retrieval System mode (Stereo/Mono/Off)
#0AA	Antenna/Aux RF input toggle
#0B0	Time display
#0B6	Sleep
#0BA	Channel display
#0BB	Jump (previous channel)
#0C2	Video 3 input
#0CE	Cable toggle
#0E0	Guide menu
#0E1	Video menu
#0E2	Audio menu
#0E3	Exit menu
#0E4	ASC (Automatic Signal Correction)
#0E8	Auto program channels
#0F4	AV+ menu selector
#0F5	AV- menu selector
#0F8	Add channel
#0F9	Erase channel

Laser Disc Player

Code	Function
----	--------
#315	power
#318	stop
#31A	play
#31B	rew
#31C	ff
#335	skip rew
#334	skip ff

Videocamera

Code    Function
----    --------
#398	Stop
#399	Pause
#39A	Play
#39B	Rew
#39C	FF
#3DA	Data screen

#5C99	Start/Stop
#6C9A	Tele
#6C9B	Wide
Tele, Wide and Start/Stop uses 15 bits and requires SONYCAM as infostring in order to work. The other codes the normal SONY infostring.