Table of Contents
Remote and TV Controls/Indicators
Overview of the remote..................................................................................................................................(3)
Overview of the TV buttons and indicators..................................................................................................(10)
Watching TV
Watching TV..................................................................................................................................................(15)
Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)..................................................................................(26)
Using the Digital Favourite List....................................................................................................................(28)
Using Optional Equipment
Connecting optional equipment...................................................................................................................(31)
Viewing pictures from connected equipment..............................................................................................(33)
Playing Back Photo/Music/Video via USB....................................................................................................(41)
Using BRAVIA Sync with Control for HDMI...................................................................................................(45)
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Table of Contents
Using MENU Functions
Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB™ ...........................................................................................(48)
Settings
System Update......................................................................................................................................(51)
Instruction Manual................................................................................................................................(52)
Picture...................................................................................................................................................(53)
Sound....................................................................................................................................................(57)
Eco.........................................................................................................................................................(61)
Screen...................................................................................................................................................(63)
Set-up...................................................................................................................................................(66)
Additional Information
Troubleshooting...........................................................................................................................................(79)
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Overview of the remote
1
– TV standby
Turns the TV on and off from standby mode.
• Depending on the model you may also have an
additional power button on the rear of the
Remote Commander.
2
– Screen mode (22)
3
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– Digital Favourite list
Press to display the Digital Favourite list that
you have specified (28).
Overview of the remote
4
/ – Info/Text reveal
• In digital mode: Displays brief details of the
programme currently being watched.
• In analogue mode: Displays information such
as current channel number and screen format.
• In Text mode (19): Reveals hidden information
(e.g. answers to a quiz).
5
6 OPTIONS (25)(40)
Enables you to access various viewing options
and change/make adjustments according to the
source and screen format.
7 HOME (48)
8 Coloured buttons (19)(29)
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Overview of the remote
9 Number buttons
• In TV mode: Selects channels. For channel
numbers 10 and above, press the second and
third digit in quick succession.
• In Text mode: Enters the three digit page
number to select the page.
10
– Subtitle setting
Press to change the subtitle language (74) (in
digital mode only).
11 AUDIO
Press to change the dual sound mode (58).
12 PROG +/-/ /
• In TV mode: Selects the next (+) or previous
(-) channel.
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Overview of the remote
• In Text mode (19): Selects the next ( ) or
previous ( ) page.
13
+/- – Volume
14 – Mute the sound
15 – Text (19)
16 RETURN /
Returns to the previous screen of any displayed
menu.
17 GUIDE /
– EPG (Digital Electronic Programme
Guide) (26)
18 DIGITAL – Digital mode (15)
ANALOG – Analogue mode (15)
19 SCENE – Scene Select (20)
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Overview of the remote
20 i-MANUAL
Displays contents of Instruction Manual on the
screen.
21 BRAVIA Sync
:
You can operate the BRAVIA Sync-compatible
equipment that is connected to the TV.
SYNC MENU:
Displays the menu of connected HDMI
equipment. While viewing other input screens or
TV programmes, “HDMI Device Selection” is
displayed when the button is pressed.
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Overview of the remote
THEATRE:
You can set Theatre Mode to on or off. When
Theatre Mode is set to on, the optimum sound
quality (if the TV is connected with an audio
system using an HDMI cable) and picture quality
for film-based contents are automatically set.
• If you turn the TV off, Theatre Mode is also
turned off.
• When you change the “Scene Select” setting,
Theatre Mode turns off automatically.
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Overview of the remote
• “Control for HDMI” (BRAVIA Sync) is only
available with the connected Sony equipment
that has the BRAVIA Sync or BRAVIA Theatre
Sync logo or is compatible with Control for
HDMI.
22
– Input select
• In TV mode: Press to display a list of inputs.
• The number 5, PROG + and AUDIO buttons have
tactile dots. Use the tactile dots as references
when operating the TV.
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Overview of the TV buttons and indicators
1
– Power
Turns the TV on or off.
PROG
• To disconnect the TV
completely, pull the plug from
the mains.
• When you turn on the TV, the
power indicator lights in green.
2 PROG +/-/ /
• In TV mode: Selects the next
(+) or previous (-) channel.
• In TV menu: Moves through
the options up ( ) or down
( ).
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Overview of the TV buttons and indicators
3
+/-/ /
• In TV mode: Increases (+) or
decreases (-) the volume.
• In TV menu: Moves through
the options right ( ) or left
( ).
4
/ – Input select / OK
• In TV mode: Selects the input
source from equipment
connected to the TV sockets
(33).
• In TV menu: Selects the menu
or option, and confirms the
setting.
PROG
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Overview of the TV buttons and indicators
5
(48)
6 Light sensor
Do not put anything over the
sensor, doing so may affect its
function (62).
7 Remote control sensor
• Receives IR signals from the
remote.
• Do not put anything over the
sensor, as its function may be
affected.
PROG
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Overview of the TV buttons and indicators
8
– Picture Off / Sleep Timer
indicator
• Lights up in green when the
picture is switched off (61).
• Lights up in orange when the
sleep timer is set (61).
9
– Standby indicator
Lights up in red when the TV is
in standby mode.
PROG
10 – Power indicator
Lights up in green when the TV
is turned on.
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Overview of the TV buttons and indicators
• Make sure that the TV is
completely turned off before
unplugging the mains lead.
Unplugging the mains lead
while the TV is turned on may
cause the indicator to remain lit
or may cause the TV to
malfunction.
PROG
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Watching TV
1 Press on the side of the TV to turn on the TV.
When the TV is in standby mode (the
(standby) indicator on the TV front panel is red),
press
on the remote to turn on the TV.
2 Press DIGITAL/ANALOG to switch between digital
and analogue modes.
The channels available vary depending on the
mode.
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Watching TV
3 Press the number buttons or PROG +/- to select
a TV channel.
To select channel numbers 10 and above using
the number buttons, press the second and third
digits in quick succession.
To select a digital channel using the Digital
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (26).
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Watching TV
In digital mode
An information banner appears briefly. The
following icons may be indicated on the banner.
: Recommended minimum age for current
programme (from 4 to 18 years)
: Parental Lock
: Interactive service is available (MHEG Digital
Text)
: Interactive service (MHEG Digital Text)
is currently disabled
: Radio Service
: Scrambled/Subscription service
: Multiple audio languages available
: Subtitles available
: Subtitles available for the hearing impaired
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: Digital Programme Lock
Watching TV
Additional operations
To adjust the volume, press
+ (increase)/­
(decrease).
To access the Programme index table (in analogue
mode only), press . To select an analogue channel,
press
, then press .
To access the Digital Favourites (in digital mode
only), press . For details, see (28).
To access Digital Text
Many broadcasters provide a Digital Text service.
Digital Text offers graphically rich contents,
compared to Analogue Text.
Select a digital channel which provides Digital Text,
then press .
When a broadcaster provides a dedicated Digital
Text channel, select this channel to access Digital
Text.
To navigate through Digital Text, follow the
instructions on the screen.
To exit Digital Text, press
RETURN.
To move around, press
.
To select items, press and the number buttons.
To access shortcuts, press the coloured buttons.
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Watching TV
To access Analogue Text
In analogue mode, press . Each time you press ,
the display changes cyclically as follows:
Text
Text over the TV picture (mix mode)
No
Text (exit the Text service)
To select a page, press the number buttons or / .
To hold a page, press
• When four coloured items appear at the bottom
of the Text page, you can access pages quickly
and easily (FasText). Press the corresponding
coloured button to access the page.
.
To reveal hidden information, press
.
• You can also jump directly to a page by selecting
the page number displayed on the screen. Press
and
to select the page number,
then press .
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Watching TV
Scene Select mode
When you select the desired scene option, the
optimum sound quality and picture quality for the
selected scene are automatically set.
1 Press SCENE on the remote control.
2 Press
to select the mode, then press
.
Cinema: Delivers a theatre-like picture and sound.
Sports: Delivers a realistic picture with surround
sound.
Photo: Delivers a picture that reproduces the texture
and colour of a printed photo.
Game: Delivers a picture that lets you enjoy gameplaying to the fullest with the best picture and
sound quality.
Graphics: Delivers picture scenes that ease your
prolonged monitor viewing experience and reduce
fatigue by displaying clearer detailed pictures.
General: Current user settings.
Auto HDMI: The optimum sound quality and picture
quality are automatically set according to the input
source, though there may not be any effect
depending on the connected devices.
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Watching TV
• Except for “General”, if any scene mode is
selected, picture mode selection in the picture
menu is not possible - release scene selection
first.
• When you set Theatre Mode (8) to on, the
“Scene Select” setting switches to “Cinema”
automatically.
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Watching TV
Wide
To change the screen format manually to suit the
broadcast
Press
repeatedly to select the desired screen
format.
Smart*
Stretches a 4:3 picture horizontally, to fill a 16:9
screen.
Zoom*
Displays conventional 4:3 broadcasts with an
imitation wide screen effect. The 4:3 picture is
stretched to fill the screen.
4:3
Displays cinemascopic (letter box format)
broadcasts in the correct proportions.
Displays conventional 4:3 broadcasts (e.g. non-wide
screen TV) in the correct proportions.
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Watching TV
14:9*
Displays 14:9 broadcasts in the correct proportions.
As a result, black border areas are visible on the
screen.
Subtitle*
Displays cinemascopic (letter box format)
broadcasts with subtitles on the screen.
Auto
• “Screen Format” is set to “Auto”, automatically
changes the screen format to suit the broadcast
signal.
* Parts of the top and bottom of the picture may be
cut off.
• Depending on the signal, some screen formats
may not be selectable.
• Some characters and/or letters at the top and
the bottom of the picture may not be visible in
“Smart”.
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Watching TV
• You can adjust the vertical position of the picture
when selecting “Zoom”, “14:9” or “Subtitle”.
Press
to move up or down (e.g. to read
subtitles).
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Watching TV
Using the OPTIONS menu
Press OPTIONS to display the following options
when viewing a TV programme.
(53) Picture
(57) Sound
(59) Speaker
Lock/Unlock (in digital mode only)
Lock/Unlock the selected channel.
See “Parental Lock” for PIN Code (75).
(74) Audio Language (in digital mode only)
(74) Subtitle Setting (in digital mode only)
(61) Sleep Timer
(61) Power Saving
System Information (in digital mode only)
Displays the system information screen.
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Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
1 In digital mode, press GUIDE.
2 Perform the desired operation as shown in the
following table or displayed on the screen.
Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
This function may not be available in some
countries/regions.
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Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Watch a programme
Press
press .
Turn off the EPG
Press GUIDE.
to select the programme, then
• If an age restriction for programmes has been
selected, a message asking for a PIN code will
appear on the screen. For details, see “Parental
Lock” (75).
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Using the Digital Favourite list
The Favourite feature allows you to specify up to
four lists of your favourite programmes.
1 In digital mode, press .
2 Perform the desired operation as shown in the
following table or displayed on the screen.
Digital Favourite list
This function may not be available in some
countries/regions.
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Using the Digital Favourite list
Create your Favourite list for the first time
1 Press to select “Yes”.
2 Press the yellow button to select the Favourite
list.
3 Press
to select the channel you
want to add, then press .
Channels that are stored in the Favourite list
are indicated by a
symbol.
4 Press
RETURN to finish setting up.
Watch a channel
1 Press the yellow button to navigate through
your Favourite lists.
2 Press
to select the channel, then press
Turn off the Favourite list
Press
RETURN.
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.
Using the Digital Favourite list
Add or remove channels in the currently edited
Favourite list
1 Press the blue button.
2 Press the yellow button to select the Favourite
list you want to edit.
3 Press
to select the channel you
want to add or remove, then press .
Remove all channels from the current Favourite list
1 Press the blue button.
2 Press the yellow button to select the Favourite
list you want to edit.
3 Press the blue button.
4 Press
confirm.
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to select “Yes”, then press
to
Connecting optional equipment
You can connect a wide range of
optional equipment to your TV.
Connecting cables are not
supplied.
(35)
(36) (34) (39)(36)
(34)
(34)
(34)
(39)
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Connecting optional equipment
(37)
2
(34)
(38)
(37)
(39)
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
For an auto-tuned VCR
In analogue mode, press PROG +/-, or the number
buttons, to select the video channel.
For other connected equipment
Turn on the connected equipment, then perform
the following operation.
Press
to display the connected equipment list.
Press
to select the desired input source, then
press . (The highlighted item is selected if two
seconds pass without any operation after
pressing
.)
For a USB device (41)
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
Symbol on the screen:
Component
Description:
To see the equipment connected to (31).
• DVD player with component output
Symbol on the screen:
HDMI1,
HDMI2,
HDMI3 or
HDMI4
Description:
HDMI IN 1, HDMI IN 2, HDMI IN 3 or HDMI IN 4.
To see the equipment connected to (31), (31),
(31) or (32).
• DVD player
• PC (HDMI output)
• Blu-ray disc player
• Digital video camera
Digital video and audio signals are input from the
connected equipment.
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
If the equipment has a DVI socket, connect the DVI
socket to the HDMI IN 1 socket through a DVI-HDMI
adaptor interface (not supplied), and connect the
equipment’s audio out sockets to the audio in
sockets in the HDMI IN 1 sockets.
Connect to the HDMI IN 2 socket, to view
photographs or screen images from a PC or digital
video camera.
Symbol on the screen:
AV1
Description:
To see the equipment connected to
• Video game equipment
• DVD player
• Decoder
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(31).
Viewing pictures from connected equipment
Symbol on the screen:
Symbol on the screen:
AV2
Description:
To see the equipment connected to
• DVD recorder
• VCR
• Decoder
(31).
PC
Description:
To see the equipment connected to
(31).
• It is recommended to use a PC cable with ferrites
like the “Connector, D-sub 15” (ref. 1-793-50411, available in Sony Service Centre), or
equivalent.
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
Symbol on the screen:
USB
Description:
To see the equipment connected to (32).
• Digital video camera
• Digital camera
• USB storage
You can enjoy photo/music/video files stored in a
Sony digital still camera or camcorder (41).
Symbol on the screen:
AV3
Description:
To see the equipment connected to (32).
• Video game equipment
• DVC camcorder
When connecting mono equipment, connect to the
AV3 L socket.
• Be sure to use only an authorised HDMI cable
bearing the HDMI logo. We recommend that you
use a Sony HDMI cable.
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
• When HDMI control compatible equipment is
connected, communication with the connected
equipment is supported. Refer to (45) to set up
this communication.
To connect:
Conditional Access Module (CAM) (32)
Do this:
To use Pay Per View services.
For details, refer to the instruction manual supplied
with your CAM. Turn off the TV when inserting or
removing your CAM.
• CAM is not supported in some countries/regions.
Check with your authorised dealer.
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
To connect:
To connect:
Hi-Fi audio equipment (31)
Do this:
Connect to the audio output sockets
to listen to
the sound from the TV on Hi-Fi audio equipment.
Audio level of the external speakers can be modified
by pressing the volume buttons on the remote
control.
Headphones
Do this:
Connect to the socket to listen to sound from the
TV on headphones.
To connect:
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL)
Do this:
Use an optical audio cable.
(32)
(31)
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Viewing pictures from connected equipment
Additional operation
To:
Return to normal TV mode
Do this:
Press DIGITAL/ANALOG.
(59) Speaker
(64) Horizontal Shift (in PC input mode only)
(64) Vertical Shift (in PC input mode only)
(61) Sleep Timer (except PC input mode)
(61) Power Saving
Using the OPTIONS menu
Press OPTIONS to display the following options
when viewing pictures from connected equipment.
(53) Picture
(57) Sound
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Playing Back Photo/Music/Video via USB
You can enjoy photo/music/video files stored in a
Sony digital still camera or camcorder through a
USB cable or USB storage device on your TV.
1 Connect a supported USB device to the TV.
2 Press HOME.
3 Press
“Video”.
to select “Photo”, “Music”, or
4 Press
to select a USB device, then press
The file or folder list appears.
5 Press
to select a file or folder, then
press .
When you select a folder, select a file, then
press .
Playback starts.
.
• You can register the background music to be
played during a slideshow using
Photo by
pressing OPTIONS, then select “Slideshow
Music”.
• Picture quality may appear coarse when using
“Photo” because images may be enlarged
depending on the file. Also, images may not fill
the entire screen depending on the image size
and aspect ratio.
• Some photo files may take some time to be
displayed when using “Photo”.
• The file name and folder name support the UTF8 character set.
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Playing Back Photo/Music/Video via USB
• While the TV is accessing the data on the USB
device, observe the following:
- Do not turn off the TV or connected USB
device.
- Do not disconnect the USB cable.
- Do not remove the USB device.
The data on the USB device may be damaged.
• Sony will not be held liable for any damage to, or
loss of, data on the recording media due to a
malfunction of any connected devices or the TV.
• USB playback is supported for the following
photo file formats:
- JPEG (JPEG format files with the extension
“.jpg” and conforming to DCF 2.0 or Exif 2.21)
• When you connect a Sony digital still camera, set
the camera’s USB connection mode to Auto or
“Mass Storage”. For more information about USB
connection mode, refer to the instructions
supplied with your digital camera.
• USB playback is supported for the following
music file formats:
- MP3 (files with the extension “.mp3” that have
not been copyrighted).
• USB playback is supported for the following
video file format:
- MPEG1 (files with the extension “.mpg”)
- MP4 (files with the extension “.mp4”)
- DivX (files with the extension “.avi”)
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Playing Back Photo/Music/Video via USB
• USB Photo Viewer supports FAT16 and FAT32 file
systems.
• BRAVIA TV supports DivX ®.
• Up to 300 files per folder are supported.
• Depending on the exact file specifications, some
files, including those modified on a PC, cannot
be played even if the file format is supported.
• Check the website below for updated information
about compatible USB devices.
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/
compatibility/
To display a photograph
– Picture Frame
You can display a photograph on the screen for a
selected period of time. After that period, the TV
automatically switches itself into standby mode.
1 Select a photograph.
You can select a photograph from the connected
USB device.
2 Press OPTIONS on the selected photograph and
then select ”Picture Frame Image”.
3 Press
RETURN repeatedly to return to the
Home Menu.
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Playing Back Photo/Music/Video via USB
4 Press
to select “Photo”, then select
“Picture Frame” and press .
The TV is switched to Picture Frame mode, and
the selected photograph is displayed on the
screen.
To set the duration of displaying a photograph
Press OPTIONS, then select “Duration” and press
. Then, select the duration, and press .
The counter appears on the screen.
Slideshow with music
You can select the background music to be
played during a slideshow.
Press OPTIONS, then select “Add to list” and
press .
Use “Remove from list” to remove music files
from the list and “SlideShow Music” to browse or
change the order of music files.
To return to the XMB™
Press
RETURN.
• If the photograph is selected from a USB device,
it must remain connected to the TV.
• If “Sleep Timer” is activated, the TV
automatically will switch into standby mode.
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Using BRAVIA Sync with Control for HDMI
The Control for HDMI function enables the TV to
communicate with the connected equipment that is
compatible with the function, using HDMI CEC
(Consumer Electronics Control).
For example, by connecting Sony equipment that is
compatible with Control for HDMI (with HDMI
cables), you can control them together.
Be sure to connect the equipment correctly, and
make the necessary settings.
Control for HDMI
• Automatically turns the connected equipment off
when you switch the TV to standby mode using
the remote.
• Automatically turns the TV on and switches the
input to the connected equipment when the
equipment starts to play.
• If you turn on a connected audio system while
the TV is on, the sound output switches from the
TV speaker to the audio system.
• Adjusts the volume ( +/-) and mutes the
sound ( ) of a connected audio system.
• You can operate the connected Sony equipment
that has the BRAVIA Sync logo by the TV remote
by pressing:
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Using BRAVIA Sync with Control for HDMI
-
to operate the
connected equipment directly.
- SYNC MENU to display the menu of the
connected HDMI equipment on the screen.
After displaying the menu, you can operate the
menu screen by using
, , colour
buttons, and
RETURN.
- Select ”Device Control”, then select the
desired option to operate the equipment.
- Refer to the instruction manual of the
equipment for available control.
- Select “TV Control” to open XMB™ or TV
options menu.
• If “Control for HDMI” of the TV is set to “On”,
“Control for HDMI” of the connected equipment
is also automatically switched to “On”.
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Using BRAVIA Sync with Control for HDMI
To connect the equipment that is compatible
with Control for HDMI
Connect the compatible equipment and the TV with
an HDMI cable. When connecting an audio system,
be sure to also connect the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT
(OPTICAL) jack of the TV and the audio system
using an optical audio cable (31).
To make the Control for HDMI settings
The Control for HDMI settings must be set on both
the TV side and connected equipment side. See
“HDMI Set-up” (68) for the TV side settings. For
settings on the connected equipment, refer to the
operating instructions for that equipment.
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Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB™
The XMB™ (XrossMediaBar) is a menu of BRAVIA
features and input sources displayed on the TV
screen. The XMB™ is an easy way to select
programming and adjust settings on your BRAVIA
TV.
1 Press HOME to display the XMB™.
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Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB™
2 Press
to select the category.
Digital
You can select a digital channel, Digital
Favourite list (28) and the Digital Electronic
Programme Guide (EPG) (26).
Analogue
You can select an analogue channel.
External Inputs
You can select equipment connected to the
TV.
To assign a label to an external input, see
“AV Preset” (67).
Settings
You can make advanced settings and
adjustments.
Photo
You can enjoy photo files via
USB devices (41).
Music
You can enjoy music files via
USB devices (41).
Video
You can enjoy video files via
USB devices (41).
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Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB™
3 Press
to select the item, then press
4 Follow the instructions on the screen.
5 Press
RETURN to exit.
.
• The options you can adjust vary depending on
the situation.
• Unavailable options are greyed out or not
displayed.
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System Update
You can update the TV system using USB memory.
Obtain information from the website below.
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/
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Instruction Manual
Displays contents of Instruction Manual on the
screen.
Use coloured buttons to move through the screens.
Press
to select , then press to go to
related item or access real application.
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Picture
Picture Mode
Selects the picture mode.
• Vivid: For enhanced picture contrast and
sharpness.
• Standard: For standard picture. Recommended
for home entertainment.
• ”Picture Mode” is set depending on ”Scene
Select” settings.
• ”Vivid” and ”Standard” are available when
”General” is selected in ”Scene Select” mode.
Backlight
Adjusts the brightness of the backlight.
• Reducing the brightness of the screen, the
power consumption will be reduced.
Contrast
Increases or decreases picture contrast.
Brightness
Brightens or darkens the picture.
Colour
Increases or decreases colour intensity.
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Picture
Hue
Increases or decreases the green tones and red
tones.
• “Hue” can only be adjusted for an NTSC colour
signal (e.g., U.S.A. video tapes).
Sharpness
Sharpens or softens the picture.
Colour Temperature
Adjusts the whiteness of the picture.
• Cool: Gives the white colours a blue tint.
• Neutral: Gives the white colours a neutral tint.
• Warm: Gives the white colours a red tint.
• “Warm” can not be selected when you set
“Picture Mode” to “Vivid”.
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Picture
Noise Reduction
Reduces the noise picture (snowy picture) in a
weak broadcast signal.
• High/Medium/Low: Modifies the effect of the
noise reduction.
• Off: Turns off the “Noise Reduction” feature.
MPEG Noise Reduction
Reduces the picture noise in MPEG-compressed
video.
Advanced Settings
Customizes the Picture function in more detail.
• Adv. Contrast Enhancer: Automatically adjusts
“Backlight” and “Contrast” to the most suitable
settings judging from the brightness of the
screen. This setting is especially effective for
dark images scenes, and will increase the
contrast distinction of the darker picture
scenes.
• Auto Light Limiter: Reduces glare such as in
scenes where the entire screen is white.
• Live Colour: Makes colours more vivid.
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Picture
Reset
Resets all “Picture” settings except “Picture
Mode” to the factory settings.
• “Noise Reduction” and “MPEG Noise Reduction”
are not available when “Picture Mode” is set to
“Photo”.
• “Advanced Settings” is not available when
“Picture Mode” is set to “Vivid” or for USB
(Photo/Music) input.
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Sound
Sound Effect
Selects the sound mode.
• Dynamic: Intensifies clarity and sound
presence for better intelligibility and musical
realism.
• Standard: Enhances clarity, detail, and sound
presence.
• Clear Voice: Makes voice sound clearer.
Surround
Selects the surround mode.
• Surround: For surround sound (for stereo
programmes only).
• Simulated Stereo: Adds a surround-like effect
to mono programs.
• Off: For normal stereo or mono reception.
Treble
Adjusts higher-pitched sounds.
Bass
Adjusts lower-pitched sounds.
Balance
Emphasizes left or right speaker balance.
Reset
Resets all the “Sound” settings to the factory
settings.
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Sound
Dual Sound
Selects the sound from the speaker for a stereo
or bilingual broadcast.
• Stereo, Mono: For a stereo broadcast.
• A/B/Mono: For a bilingual broadcast, select “A”
for sound channel 1, “B” for sound channel 2,
or “Mono” for a mono channel, if available.
Auto Volume
Keeps a constant volume level even when
volume level gaps occur (e.g., adverts tend to be
louder than programmes).
Volume Offset
Sets an independent volume level to each
equipment connected to the TV.
• If you select other equipment connected to the
TV, set “Dual Sound” to “Stereo”, “A” or “B”.
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Sound
Speaker
Turns on/off the TV’s internal speakers.
• TV Speaker: The TV speakers are turned on in
order to listen to the TV’s sound through the TV
speakers.
• Audio System: The TV speakers are turned off
in order to listen to the TV’s sound only
through your external audio equipment
connected to the audio output sockets.
PC Audio Input
Selects the sound from the connected
equipment HDMI 1 (34) (DVI-HDMI) or PC (36).
Advanced Settings
• Dynamic Range: Compensates for differences
in the audio level between different channels
(only for Dolby Digital audio).
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• The effect may not function or may vary
depending on the programme regardless of the
“Dynamic Range” setting.
• Optical Out: Sets the audio signal that is
output from the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL)
jack of the TV. Set to “Auto”, when connecting
equipment compatible with Dolby Digital.
Sound
Set to “PCM”, when connecting equipment not
compatible with Dolby Digital.
• Downmix Mode: Set the dowmix method of
multi-channel to two-channel sound.
- Surround: Select to get best surround
performance, or while using external
products with Pro Logic.
- Stereo: Select to get a stereo output.
• “Sound Effect”, “Surround”, “Treble”, “Bass”,
“Balance”, “Reset” and “Auto Volume” are not
available when “Speaker” is set to “Audio
System”.
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Eco
Power Saving
Selects the power saving mode to reduce the
power consumption of the TV.
• Standard: Default settings.
• Reduce: Reduces the power consumption of the
TV.
• Picture Off: Switches off the picture. You can
listen to the sound with the picture off.
Sleep Timer
Sets a period of time after which the TV
automatically switches itself into standby mode.
When the “Sleep Timer” is activated, the
(Sleep Timer) indicator on the TV front panel
lights up in orange.
• When you turn off the TV and turn it on again,
“Sleep Timer” is reset to “Off”.
• A notification message appears on the screen
one minute before the TV switches to standby
mode.
Idle TV Standby
Selects the time (“1h”, “2h” or “4h”) to set the
TV into standby mode automatically, if you do
not operate the TV for the specified period of
time.
PC Power Management
When this is set to “On,” turns to standby mode
if no PC signal is received. Only available in PC
input.
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Eco
Light Sensor
Automatically optimises the picture settings
according to the ambient light in the room.
• Do not put anything over the sensor, doing so
may affect its function. Check the position of
the sensor (12).
Reset
Resets all the “Eco” settings to the factory
settings.
• Energy efficiency reduces power consumption
and thus saves money by reducing electricity
bills.
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Screen
Screen Format
Changes the screen format. For details about the
screen format see (22).
Screen Format (only in PC mode)
• Normal: Displays the picture in its original size.
• Full 1: Enlarges the picture to fill the vertical
display area, while maintaining its original
proportion.
• Full 2: Enlarges the picture to fill the display
area.
Screen Format (only in USB (Video) mode)
• Normal: Displays the picture in its original size.
• Zoom: Enlarges the picture.
4:3 Default
Sets the default screen format for 4:3
broadcasts.
RGB Centre
Adjusts the horizontal picture position so that
the picture is in the middle of the screen.
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• This option is only available if an RGB source
has been connected to the Scarts connectors
/
AV1 or
/
AV2 on the rear of the
TV.
Screen
PC Adjustment
Customizes the TV screen as a PC monitor.
• This option is only available if a PC signal is
received.
• Phase: Adjusts the screen when a part of a
displayed text or image is not clear.
• Pitch: Enlarges or shrinkes the screen size
horizontally.
• Horizontal Shift: Moves the screen to the left
or to the right.
• Vertical Shift: Moves the screen up or down.
• Reset: Resets to the factory settings.
Display Area
Adjusts the picture display area.
• Full Pixel (except for KDL-32BX3xx, 32EX3xx,
26EX3xx, 22EX3xx): Displays pictures in their
original size when parts of the picture are cut
off.
• Normal: Displays pictures in their
recommended size.
• +1: Displays pictures in their original size.
• These options may change depending on the
input displayed.
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Screen
Vertical Shift
Adjusts the vertical position of the picture when
“Screen Format” is set to “Zoom”, “14:9” or
“Subtitle”.
Vertical Size
Adjusts the vertical size of the picture when
“Screen Format” is set to “Smart”.
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Set-up
Auto Start-up
Starts the initial set-up to select the language,
country/region and location, and tune in all
available digital and analogue channels. Usually,
you do not need to do this operation because the
language and country/region will have been
selected and channels already tuned when the
TV was first installed. However, this option
allows you to repeat the process (e.g., to retune
the TV after moving house).
Language
Selects the language in which the menus are
displayed.
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Set-up
• Edit: Creates your own label.
AV Preset
Assigns a name to any equipment connected to
the side and rear sockets. The name will be
displayed briefly on the screen when the
equipment is selected.
1 Press
to select the desired letter or
number (“_” for a blank space), then press
.
If you input a wrong character
Press
to select the wrong character.
Then, press
to select the correct
character.
2 Repeat the procedure in step 1 until the
name is completed, then press .
1 Press
to select the desired input source,
then press .
2 Press
to select the desired option below,
then press .
• AV1 (or AV2/AV3/HDMI1/HDMI2/HDMI3/
HDMI4/Component/PC), VIDEO, DVD, CABLE,
GAME, CAM, SAT: Uses one of the preset
labels to assign a name to connected
equipment.
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Set-up
HDMI Set-up
Allows the TV to communicate with equipment
that is compatible with the control for HDMI
function, and connected to the HDMI sockets of
the TV. Note that communication settings must
also be made on the connected equipment.
• Control for HDMI: Sets whether or not to link
the operations of the TV and the connected
equipment that is compatible with control for
HDMI.
• Auto Devices Off: When this is set to “On”, the
connected equipment that is compatible with
control for HDMI turns off when you switch the
TV to standby mode using the remote.
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• Auto TV On: When this is set to “On”, the TV
turns on when you turn on the connected
equipment that is compatible with control for
HDMI.
• Device Control Keys: If it is set to “Tuning
Keys”, you can select a channel tuned by
connected equipment and if it is set to “Menu
Keys” you can navigate through the menus of
the connected equipment using the remote.
• Device List Update: Creates or updates the
“HDMI Device List”. Up to 11 compatible
equipment items can be connected, and up to
5 equipment items can be connected to a
single socket. Be sure to update the “HDMI
Device List” when you change the connections
or settings.
Set-up
• HDMI Device List: Displays a list of connected
equipment that is compatible with control for
HDMI.
Analogue Set-up
• Auto Tuning (Only in analogue mode): Tunes in
all the available analogue channels. Usually
you do not need to do this operation because
the channels are already tuned when the TV
was first installed. However, this option allows
you to repeat the process (e.g., to retune the
TV after moving house, or to search for new
channels that have been launched by
broadcasters).
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• Manual Programme Preset (Only in analogue
mode): Changes the available analogue
channel setting. Press
to select the
programme number you want to modify. Then,
press .
System
Presets programme channels manually.
1 Press
to select “System”, then press
2 Press
to select one of the following TV
broadcast systems, then press .
B/G: For western European countries/regions
I: For the United Kingdom
D/K: For eastern European countries/regions
L: For France
.
Set-up
• Depending on the country/region selected for
“Country”, this option may not be available.
Channel
1 Press
to select “Channel”, then press
.
2 Press
to select “S” (for cable channels) or
“C” (for terrestrial channels), then press .
3 Tune the channels as follows:
If you do not know the channel number
(frequency)
Press
to search for the next available
channel. When a channel has been found, the
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search will stop. To continue searching, press
.
If you know the channel number (frequency)
Press the number buttons to enter the channel
number of the broadcast you want or your VCR
channel number.
4 Press to jump to “Confirm”, then press .
Repeat the procedure above to preset other
channels manually.
Label
Assigns a name of your choice, up to five letters
or numbers, to the selected channel.
Set-up
AFT
Allows you to fine-tune the selected programme
number manually if you feel that a slight tuning
adjustment will improve the picture quality.
• “Audio Filter” is not available when “System” is
set to “L”.
Skip
Skips unused analogue channels when you press
PROG +/- to select channels. (You can still
select a skipped channel using the number
buttons.)
Audio Filter
Improves the sound for individual channels in
the case of distortion in mono broadcasts.
Sometimes a non-standard broadcast signal can
cause sound distortion or intermittent sound
muting when watching mono programmes.
If you do not experience any sound distortion,
we recommend that you leave this option set to
the factory setting “Off”.
Confirm
Saves changes made to the “Manual Programme
Preset” settings.
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Set-up
- Off: Turns off the “Intelligent Picture”
feature.
• Programme Sorting (Only in analogue mode):
Changes the order in which the analogue
channels are stored on the TV.
1 Press
to select the channel you want to
move to a new position, then press .
2 Press
to select the new position for your
channel, then press .
• Intelligent Picture:
- On with Indicator: Automatically reduces the
picture noise. The signal level bar is
displayed when the channel is changed or the
display is changed from an input screen to a
TV programme.
- On: Automatically reduces the picture noise.
Digital Set-up
Digital Tuning
• Digital Auto Tuning: Tunes in the available
digital channels.
This option allows you to retune the TV after
moving house, or to search for new channels
that have been launched by broadcasters. Press
.
• Programme List Edit: Removes any unwanted
digital channels stored on the TV, and changes
the order of the digital channels stored on the
TV.
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Set-up
1 Press
to select the channel you want to
remove or move to a new position.
Press the number buttons to enter the known
three-digit programme number of the
broadcast you want.
2 Remove or change the order of the digital
channels as follows:
To remove the digital channel:
Press . After a confirmation message
appears, press to select “Yes”, then press
.
To change the order of the digital channels:
Press , then press
to select the new
position for the channel and press .
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3 Press
RETURN.
• When “Cable” is selected this function may not
be available in some countries.
• Digital Manual Tuning: Tunes the digital
channels manually.
1 Press the number button to select the
channel number you want to manually tune,
then press
to tune the channel.
2 When the available channels are found, press
to store programmes.
Repeat the above procedure to manually tune
other channels.
Set-up
• Not available for Cable connection.
Subtitle Set-up
• Subtitle Setting: When “For Hard Of Hearing” is
selected, some visual aids may also be
displayed with the subtitles (if TV channels
broadcast such information).
• Primary Preferred Language: Selects preferred
language which subtitles are displayed in.
• Secondary Preferred Language: Selects
secondary preferred language which subtitles
are displayed in.
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Audio Set-up
• Audio Type: Switches to broadcast for the
hearing impaired when “For Hard Of Hearing” is
selected.
• Primary Preferred Language: Selects the
preferred language used for a programme.
Some digital channels may broadcast several
audio languages for a programme.
• Secondary Preferred Language: Selects the
secondary preferred language used for a
programme. Some digital channels may
broadcast several audio languages for a
programme.
Set-up
• Audio Description: Provides audio description
(narration) of visual information if TV channels
broadcast such information.
• Mixing Level: Adjusts the TV main audio and
Audio Description output levels.
• This option is only available when “Audio
Description” is set to “On”.
• MPEG Audio Level: Adjusts the MPEG audio
sound level.
Parental Lock
Sets an age restriction for programmes. Any
programme that exceeds the age restriction can
only be watched after a PIN Code is entered
correctly.
• For cable operators in Netherlands, the PIN
code should be entered when the programme
rating is above or equal to the age you specify.
1 Press the number buttons to enter your
existing PIN code.
If you have not previously set a PIN, a PIN
code entry screen appears. Follow the
instructions of “PIN Code” below.
2 Press
to select the age restriction or
“None” (for unrestricted watching), then
press
.
3 Press
RETURN.
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Set-up
Digital Programme Lock
Locks/unlocks programmes and checks the
status of programmes.
1 Press the number buttons to enter your
existing PIN code or to set the new one.
PIN Code
To set your PIN for the first time
1 Press the number buttons to enter the new
PIN code.
2 Press
RETURN.
To change your PIN
1 Press the number buttons to enter your
existing PIN code.
2 Press the number buttons to enter the new
PIN code.
3 Press
RETURN.
2 Press
to navigate across the programmes
and press to change between “lock” and
“unlock” status.
DivX® VOD
• DivX® VOD Registration Code: Displays the
registration code that is required to play DivX®
VOD content.
• DivX® VOD Deregistration Code: Displays the
deregistration code that is required to play
DivX® VOD content.
• PIN code 9999 is always accepted.
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Set-up
Technical Set­up
• Auto Service Update: Enables the TV to detect
and store new digital services as they become
available.
• System Update: This TV set is capable of
receiving software upgrades via the broadcast
signal. In order to receive upgrades the System
Update option in the Technical Setup menu
should be set to “On”. When an upgrade is
detected the user will be informed by a series
of on screen displays on how to proceed with
the upgrade. Please do not disconnect the set
from the mains during the installation
procedure.
• System Information: Displays the current
software version and the signal level.
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• Time Zone: Allows you to manually select the
time zone you are in, if it is not the same as
the default time zone setting for your country/
region.
• When “Cable” is selected this function may not
be available in some countries.
• Auto DST: Sets whether or not to automatically
switch between summer time and winter time.
- On: Automatically switches between summer
time and winter time according to the
calendar.
- Off: The time is displayed according to the
time difference set by “Time Zone”.
Set-up
• When ”Cable” is selected this function may not
be available in some countries.
• Service Replacement: Select “On” to
automatically change the channel when
broadcaster changes transmission of the
viewing programme to a different channel.
CA Module Set-up
Allows you to access a pay TV service once you
obtain a Condition Access Module (CAM) and a
view card. See (32) for the location of the
(PCMCIA) socket.
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Troubleshooting
Picture
No picture or no menu information from
equipment connected to the scart connector
• Press
to display the connected equipment
list, then select the desired input.
• Check the connection between the optional
equipment and the TV.
Double images or ghosting
• Check the aerial/cable connection.
• Check the aerial location and direction.
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Picture or sound noise when viewing a TV
channel
• Adjust “AFT” (Automatic Fine Tuning) to
obtain better picture reception (71).
Some tiny black points and/or bright points
appear on the screen
• The picture of a display unit is composed of
pixels. Tiny black points and/or bright points
(pixels) on the screen do not indicate a
malfunction.
No colour on programmes
• Select “Reset” (56).
Troubleshooting
Sound
No colour or irregular colour when viewing a
signal from the
COMPONENT IN sockets
• Check the connection of the
COMPONENT
IN sockets and check if each sockets are
firmly seated in their respective sockets.
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No sound, but good picture
• Press
+ or (Mute).
• Check if the “Speaker” is set to “TV Speaker”
(59).
• When using HDMI input with Super Audio CD
or DVD-Audio, DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL)
may not output audio signals.
Troubleshooting
Channels
Digital channels are not displayed
• Contact a local installer to find out if digital
transmissions are provided in your area.
• Upgrade to a higher gain aerial.
The desired channel cannot be selected
• Switch between digital and analogue mode
and select the desired digital/analogue
channel.
Some channels are blank
• Scrambled/Subscription only channel.
Subscribe to the pay TV service.
• Channel is used only for data (no picture or
sound).
• Contact the broadcaster for transmission
details.
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Troubleshooting
General
The TV turns off automatically (the TV enters
standby mode)
• Check if the “Sleep Timer” (61) or “Idle TV
Standby” (61) is activated.
• If no signal is received and no operation is
performed in the TV mode for 15 minutes,
the TV automatically switches to standby
mode.
Distorted picture and/or sound
• Keep the TV away from electrical noise
sources such as cars, motorcycles, hair-dryers
or optical equipment.
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• When installing optional equipment, leave
some space between the optional equipment
and the TV.
• Check the aerial/cable connection.
• Keep the aerial/cable TV cable away from
other connecting cables.
The remote does not function
• Replace the batteries.
HDMI equipment does not appear on “HDMI
Device List”
• Check that your equipment is compatible with
control for HDMI.
Troubleshooting
If “Store Display Mode: On” is displayed on the
screen
• Your TV is set to “Shop” mode. You need to
set “Home” for “Location” in the “Auto Startup” procedure again.
Not all channels are tuned
• Check support web site for cable provide
information.
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/DVBC
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