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How to disable "Demo mode" on portable and home audio devices

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IMPORTANT: If model-specific information is needed to complete any of these steps, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the product.

Sony stereo systems will enter the Demo Mode the first time you power on the system or if you do not operate the unit shortly after turning on the power to the system.

See below for how to disable the Demo Mode depending on your model:
Note: Each time you press the button, the display mode changes.

Model Name

How to disable Demo Mode

MHC-GT3
  1. Turn the power to the system OFF.
  2. Press the DISPLAY button repeatedly until the demonstration display disappears.

MHC-GT5D
MHC-V5
MHC-V6D
MHC-V7D
SHAKE-X1D
SHAKE-X3D
SHAKE-X7D
MHC-GT4D

For Demo Mode:

  1. Turn the power to the system OFF.
  2. Press the DISPLAY button on the remote control repeatedly until the Demo Mode display disappears.

For Demo Party Light:

You can stop Demo Party Light by pressing the PARTY LIGHT button on the unit or the remote control.

MHC-V44D
MHC-V90W
MHC-V11
  1. Turn the power to the system OFF.
  2. Press the SPEAKER LIGHT button repeatedly until the demonstration display disappears.
GTK-XB7

Press LIGHTImagewhile the demonstration is performed.
Note: When you press LIGHTImageduring the standby mode, or when you disconnect and reconnect the AC power cord, the system enters the demostration mode.