Yamaha X4500 Operating instructions

LCD Digital Colour TV
Operating Instructions
KDL-55X4500
KDL-46X4500
KDL-40X4500
© 2008 Sony Corporation
4-108-535-13(1)
NOTICE FOR
CUSTOMERS IN THE
UNITED KINGDOM
A moulded plug complying with BS1363
is fitted to this equipment for your safety
and convenience.
Should the fuse in the plug supplied need
to be replaced with the same rating of fuse
approved by ASTA or BSI to BS 1362 (i.e.,
marked with
or ) must be used.
When an alternative type of plug is used it
should be fitted with the same rating of
fuse, otherwise the circuit should be
protected by a 13 AMP FUSE at the
distribution board.
If the plug supplied with this equipment
has a detachable fuse cover, be sure to
attach the fuse cover after you change the
fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse
cover. If you should lose the fuse cover,
please contact your nearest Sony service
station.
FUSE
FUSE
How to replace the fuse
Open the fuse compartment with a blade
screwdriver, and replace the fuse.
Please refer to the illustration that actually
equipped with the product.
Introduction
Thank you for choosing this Sony product.
Before operating the TV, please read this
manual thoroughly and retain it for future
reference.
Notes on Digital TV
function
s Any functions related to Digital TV
(
) will only work in countries or
areas where DVB-T (MPEG-2 and
H.264/MPEG-4 AVC) digital
terrestrial signals are broadcast or
where you have access to a compatible
DVB-C (MPEG-2 and H.264/MPEG-4
AVC) cable service. Please confirm
with your local dealer if you can
receive a DVB-T signal where you live
or ask your cable provider if their
DVB-C cable service is suitable for
integrated operation with this TV.
s Your cable provider may charge a fee
for their services, or require you to
agree to its terms and conditions of
business.
s This TV set complies with DVB-T and
DVB-C specifications, but
compatibility with future DVB-T
digital terrestrial and DVB-C digital
cable broadcasts are not guaranteed.
s Some Digital TV functions may not be
available in some countries/areas and
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DVB-C cable may not operate
correctly with some providers.
For a list of compatible cable providers,
refer to the support web site:
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/
DVBC/
Trademark information
is a registered trademark of the DVB
Project
HDMI, the HDMI logo and HighDefinition Multimedia Interface are
trademarks or registered trademarks of
HDMI Licensing LLC.
DLNA and DLNA CERTIFIED are
trademarks and/or service marks of Digital
Living Network Alliance.
Adobe is a registered trademark or a
trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated
in the United States and/or other countries.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D
symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
“BRAVIA” and
are
trademarks of Sony Corporation.
“XMB” and “xross media bar” are
trademarks of Sony Corporation and Sony
Computer Entertainment Inc.
Table of Contents
Start-up Guide
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Safety Information ............................................................................................................................ 9
Precautions ..................................................................................................................................... 10
Remote and TV Controls/Indicators ............................................................................................. 12
Watching TV
Watching TV.................................................................................................................................... 17
Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Using the Digital Favourite List
...................................................... 19
........................................................................................... 20
Using Optional Equipment
Connecting Optional Equipment................................................................................................... 21
Viewing Pictures from Connected Equipment............................................................................. 23
Playing back Photo/Music via USB............................................................................................... 24
Using BRAVIA Sync with Control for HDMI ................................................................................. 27
Operating Optional Equipment Using the TV Remote ................................................................ 28
Using Home Network Features
Connecting to the Network............................................................................................................ 31
Enjoying Photo/Music Files via the Network ............................................................................... 31
Checking the Network Connection ............................................................................................... 33
Adjusting the Server Display Settings ......................................................................................... 33
Using Menu Functions
Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB™............................................................................ 35
TV Settings Menu ........................................................................................................................... 36
Additional Information
Installing the Accessories (Wall-Mount Bracket) ........................................................................ 49
Specifications ................................................................................................................................. 51
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................................. 53
: for digital channels only
Before operating the TV, please read “Safety Information” (page 9). Retain this manual for future reference.
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Start-up Guide
Before Use
To check the accessories
1: Attaching the stand (for
KDL-46X4500/40X4500)
Mains lead (Type BF)* (1)
Coaxial cable* (1)
Stand (1) and screws (4) (KDL-46X4500/40X4500
only)
Remote RM-ED012 (1)
Size AA batteries (R6 type) (2)
* Do not remove the ferrite cores.
To insert batteries into the remote
Push and lift the cover to open.
To replace the speaker grille
The speaker grille unit can be replaced with
others that are sold separately. However, do
not remove the unit except to replace it. For
details, see the instructions supplied with
speaker grille units.
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• If using an electric screwdriver, set the tightening
torque at approximately 1.5 N·m (15 kgf·cm).
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3: Preventing the TV from
toppling over
Start-up Guide
2: Connecting an aerial/Set
Top Box/recorder (e.g. DVD
recorder)
Connecting a Set Top Box/recorder (e.g.
DVD recorder) with SCART
Set Top Box/recorder (e.g. DVD recorder)
1 Install a wood screw (4 mm in diameter,
not supplied) in the TV stand.
Connecting a Set Top Box/recorder (e.g.
DVD recorder) with HDMI
2 Install a machine screw (M6 × 12–15, not
supplied) into the screw hole of the TV.
3 Tie the wood screw and the machine
screw with a strong cord.
Set Top Box/recorder (e.g. DVD recorder)
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4: Bundling the cables
KDL-40X4500
5: Performing the initial
set-up
KDL-46X4500
KDL-55X4500
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4
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• Do not bundle the mains lead together with other
cables.
5
Select “Home” for the best TV settings to
use the TV in the home.
6
Make sure that the aerial is connected.
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Start-up Guide
When you select “Cable”, we recommend
that you select “Quick Scan” for quick
tuning. Set “Frequency” and “Network
ID” according to the information supplied
from your cable provider. If no channel is
found using “Quick Scan”, try “Full Scan”
(though it may take some time).
For a list of compatible cable providers,
refer to the support web site:
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/
DVBC/
8
If you want to change the order of
analogue channels, follow the steps in
“Programme Sorting” on page 44.
If your TV cannot receive digital
broadcasts, the “Clock Set” menu appears
on the screen (page 36).
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10
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Adjusting the viewing angle
of the TV
This TV can be adjusted within the angles
shown below.
Adjust the angle left and right (swivel)
Top view
Front
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Detaching the Table-Top
Stand from the TV
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• Remove the screws guided by the arrow marks
of the TV.
• Do not remove the Table-Top Stand for any reason
other than listed below.
– To wall-mount the TV.
– To put the TV in the carton at time of purchase
(KDL-46X4500/40X4500 only).
Safety
Information
Ventilation
s Never cover the ventilation holes or insert anything in the
cabinet.
s Leave space around the TV set as shown below.
s It is strongly recommended that you use a Sony wall-mount
bracket in order to provide adequate air-circulation.
Installed on the wall
Installation/Set-up
30 cm
Install and use the TV set in accordance with the instructions below
in order to avoid any risk of fire, electrical shock or damage and/or
injuries.
10 cm
10 cm
Installation
s The TV set should be installed near an easily accessible mains
socket.
s Place the TV set on a stable, level surface.
s Only qualified service personnel should carry out wall
installations.
s For safety reasons, it is strongly recommended that you use
Sony accessories, including:
– Wall-mount bracket SU-WL500
s Be sure to use the screws supplied with the Wall-mount bracket
when attaching the mounting hooks to the TV set. The supplied
screws are designed so that they are 8 mm to 12 mm in length
when measured from the attaching surface of the mounting
hook.
The diameter and length of the screws differ depending on the
Wall-mount bracket model.
Use of screws other than those supplied may result in internal
damage to the TV set or cause it to fall, etc.
10 cm
Leave at least this space around the set.
Installed with stand
30 cm
10 cm
10 cm
6 cm
Leave at least this space around the set.
8 mm - 12 mm
Screw (supplied with the Wall-mount
bracket)
Mounting Hook
Hook attachment on rear of TV set
s To ensure proper ventilation and prevent the collection of dirt
or dust:
– Do not lay the TV set flat, install upside down, backwards,
or sideways.
– Do not place the TV set on a shelf, rug, bed or in a closet.
– Do not cover the TV set with a cloth, such as curtains, or
items such as newspapers, etc.
– Do not install the TV set as shown below.
Air circulation is blocked.
Transporting
s Before transporting the TV set,
disconnect all cables.
s Two or three people are needed
to transport a large TV set.
s When transporting the TV set
by hand, hold it as shown on
the right. Do not put stress on For KDL-46X4500/40X4500
the LCD panel.
s When lifting or moving the TV
set, hold it firmly from the
bottom.
s When transporting the TV set,
do not subject it to jolts or
excessive vibration.
For KDL-55X4500
s When transporting the TV set
for repairs or when moving,
pack it using the original
carton and packing material.
Wall
Wall
Mains lead
Handle the mains lead and socket as follows in order to avoid any
risk of fire, electrical shock or damage and/or injuries:
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
Use only mains leads supplied by Sony, not other suppliers.
Insert the plug fully into the mains socket.
Operate the TV set on a 220–240 V AC supply only.
When wiring cables, be sure to unplug the mains lead for your
safety and take care not to catch your feet on the cables.
Disconnect the mains lead from the mains socket before
working on or moving the TV set.
Keep the mains lead away from heat sources.
Unplug the mains plug and clean it regularly. If the plug is
covered with dust and it picks up moisture, its insulation may
deteriorate, which could result in a fire.
Be sure to hold the bottom of the panel, and not the
transparent part, speaker, or speaker grille area. Do not
compress the panel’s speaker grille area.
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Notes
s Do not use the supplied mains lead on any other equipment.
s Do not pinch, bend, or twist the mains lead excessively. The
core conductors may be exposed or broken.
s Do not modify the mains lead.
s Do not put anything heavy on the mains lead.
s Do not pull on the mains lead itself when disconnecting the
mains lead.
s Do not connect too many appliances to the same mains socket.
s Do not use a poor fitting mains socket.
Prohibited Usage
Do not install/use the TV set in locations, environments or
situations such as those listed below, or the TV set may malfunction
and cause a fire, electrical shock, damage and/or injuries.
Location:
Outdoors (in direct sunlight), at the seashore, on a ship or other
vessel, inside a vehicle, in medical institutions, unstable locations,
near water, rain, moisture or smoke.
Environment:
Places that are hot, humid, or excessively dusty; where insects may
enter; where it might be exposed to mechanical vibration, near
flammable objects (candles, etc). The TV set shall not be exposed
to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, shall be placed on the TV.
Situation:
Do not use when your hands are wet, with the cabinet removed, or
with attachments not recommended by the manufacturer.
Disconnect the TV set from mains socket and aerial during
lightning storms.
Broken pieces:
s Do not throw anything at the TV set. The screen glass may
break by the impact and cause serious injury.
s If the surface of the TV set cracks, do not touch it until you have
unplugged the mains lead. Otherwise electric shock may result.
When not in use
s If you will not be using the TV set for several days, the TV set
should be disconnected from the mains for environmental and
safety reasons.
s As the TV set is not disconnected from the mains when the TV
set is just turned off, pull the plug from the mains to disconnect
the TV set completely.
s However, some TV sets may have features that require the TV
set to be left in standby to work correctly.
Precautions
Viewing the TV
s View the TV in moderate light, as viewing the TV in poor light
or during long period of time, strains your eyes.
s When using headphones, adjust the volume so as to avoid
excessive levels, as hearing damage may result.
LCD Screen
s Although the LCD screen is made with high-precision
technology and 99.99% or more of the pixels are effective,
black dots may appear or bright points of light (red, blue, or
green) may appear constantly on the LCD screen. This is a
structural property of the LCD screen and is not a malfunction.
s Do not push or scratch the front filter, or place objects on top of
this TV set. The image may be uneven or the LCD screen may
be damaged.
s If this TV set is used in a cold place, a smear may occur in the
picture or the picture may become dark. This does not indicate
a failure. These phenomena disappear as the temperature rises.
s Ghosting may occur when still pictures are displayed
continuously. It may disappear after a few moments.
s The screen and cabinet get warm when this TV set is in use.
This is not a malfunction.
s The LCD screen contains a small amount of liquid crystal.
Some fluorescent tubes used in this TV set also contain
mercury. Follow your local ordinances and regulations for
disposal.
Handling and cleaning the screen surface/
cabinet of the TV set
Be sure to unplug the mains lead connected to the TV set from
mains socket before cleaning.
To avoid material degradation or screen coating degradation,
observe the following precautions.
s To remove dust from the screen surface/cabinet, wipe gently
with a soft cloth. If dust is persistent, wipe with a soft cloth
slightly moistened with a diluted mild detergent solution.
s Never use any type of abrasive pad, alkaline/acid cleaner,
scouring powder, or volatile solvent, such as alcohol, benzene,
thinner or insecticide. Using such materials or maintaining
prolonged contact with rubber or vinyl materials may result in
damage to the screen surface and cabinet material.
s Periodic vacuuming of the ventilation openings is
recommended to ensure to proper ventilation.
s When adjusting the angle of the TV set, move it slowly so as to
prevent the TV set from moving or slipping off from its table
stand.
Optional Equipment
For children
s Do not allow children to climb on the TV set.
s Keep small accessories out of the reach of children, so that they
are not mistakenly swallowed.
If the following problems occur...
Turn off the TV set and unplug the mains lead immediately if any
of the following problems occur.
Ask your dealer or Sony service centre to have it checked by
qualified service personnel.
When:
–
–
–
–
Mains lead is damaged.
Poor fitting of mains socket.
TV set is damaged by being dropped, hit or having something
thrown at it.
Any liquid or solid object falls through openings in the cabinet.
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Keep optional components or any equipment emitting
electromagnetic radiation away from the TV set. Otherwise picture
distortion and/or noisy sound may occur.
Batteries
s Observe the correct polarity when inserting batteries.
s Do not use different types of batteries together or mix old and
new batteries.
s Dispose of batteries in an environmentally friendly way.
Certain regions may regulate the disposal of batteries. Please
consult your local authority.
s Handle the remote with care. Do not drop or step on it, or spill
liquid of any kind onto it.
s Do not place the remote in a location near a heat source, a place
subject to direct sunlight, or a damp room.
Disposal of the TV set
Disposal of Old Electrical &
Electronic Equipment
(Applicable in the European
Union and other European
countries with separate
collection systems)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging
indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for
the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring
this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment and human health,
which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling
of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve
natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of
this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household
waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.
Disposal of waste batteries
(applicable in the European
Union and other European
countries with separate
collection systems)
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging
indicates that the battery provided with this product shall not be
treated as household waste. On certain batteries this symbol might
be used in combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical
symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery
contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. By ensuring
these batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
potentially negative consequences for the environment and human
health which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
handling of the battery. The recycling of the materials will help to
conserve natural resources. In case of products that for safety,
performance or data integrity reasons require a permanent
connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be
replaced by qualified service staff only. To ensure that the battery
will be treated properly, hand over the product at end-of-life to the
applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment. For all other batteries, please view the section
on how to remove the battery from the product safely. Hand the
battery over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of
waste batteries. For more detailed information about recycling of
this product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office, your
household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased
the product.
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1
Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized
Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony
Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart,
Germany. For any service or guarantee matters please refer to
the addresses given in separate service or guarantee
documents.
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Remote and TV Controls/Indicators
Remote and TV controls
A button or touch sensors on the TV will work the same as
those on the remote.
* In the TV menu, these touch sensors will work as F/f/G/g/
.
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• The number 5, N, PROG + and AUDIO buttons on the remote have
a tactile dot. Use the tactile dots as a reference when operating the
TV.
Button
Description
1 TV "/1 (TV
standby)
Press to turn the TV on and off from standby
mode.
2 1 (Power)
Press to turn the TV on or off.
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• To disconnect the TV completely, turn off the
TV, then unplug the mains lead from the
mains.
3
(Screen
mode)
4 AUDIO
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Press to change the screen format (page 18).
In analogue mode: Press to change the dual
sound mode (page 39).
In digital mode: Press to change the language
to be used for the programme currently being
viewed (page 47).
5
(Subtitle
setting)
6
/ (Info/
Text reveal)
Press to change the subtitle language (page 47)
(in digital mode only).
In digital mode: Displays details of the
programme currently being viewed.
In analogue mode: Displays information. Press
once to display the current channel number and
screen mode. Press again to display clock
information. Press a third time to remove the
display from the screen.
In Analogue Text mode (page 18): Reveals
hidden information (e.g. answers to a quiz).
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/ (Input In TV mode: Press to display a list of inputs.
select/Text
In Analogue Text mode: Press to hold the
hold)
current page.
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F/f/G/g/
Press F/f/G/g to move the on-screen cursor.
Press
to select/confirm the highlighted item.
When playing a photo file: Press
to pause/
start a slideshow. Press F/G to select the
previous file. Press f/g to select the next file.
When playing a music file: Press
to pause/
start the playback. Press and hold G/g to fast
forward/fast reverse, then release the button at
the point where you want to resume playback.
Press F to start playback from the beginning of
the current file. Press f to go to the next file.
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Press to display a list that contains “PAP”
(page 23), “PIP” (page 24), “Device Control”,
or shortcuts to some setting menus. Use the
“Device Control” menu to operate equipment
that is compatible with control for HDMI.
The listed options vary depending on the input
source.
Press to display the TV Home menu (page 35).
0 HOME
qa Coloured
buttons
When the coloured buttons are available, an
operation guide appears on the screen. Follow
the operation guide to perform a selected
operation (page 18, 19, 20).
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qs Number
buttons
qd
(Favourite)
qf PROG +/–/
/
qg
(Previous
channel)
qh % (Mute)
qj 2 +/–
(Volume)
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In TV mode: Press to select channels. For
channel numbers 10 and above, press the
second and third digits in quick succession.
In Analogue Text mode: Press to enter a page
number.
Press to display the Digital Favourite List that
you have specified (page 20).
In TV mode: Press to select the next (+) or
previous (–) channel.
In Analogue Text mode: Press to select the next
( ) or previous ( ) page.
Press to return to the channel that was last
viewed (for more than five seconds).
Press to mute the sound. Press again to restore
the sound.
z
• In standby mode, if you want to turn on the
TV without sound, press this button.
Press to adjust the volume.
qk / (Text)
Press to display text information (page 17).
ql RETURN /
Press to return to the previous screen of the
displayed menu.
When playing a photo/music file: Press to stop
the playback. (The display returns to the file or
folder list.)
w; GUIDE /
(EPG)
Press to display the Digital Electronic
Programme Guide (EPG) (page 19).
wa ANALOG
Press to display the analogue channel that was
last viewed.
ws DIGITAL
Press to display the digital channel that was
last viewed.
wd THEATRE
You can set Theatre Mode to on or off. When
Theatre Mode is set to on, the optimum audio
output (if the TV is connected with an audio
system using an HDMI cable) and picture
quality for film-based contents are
automatically set.
z
• If you turn the TV off, Theatre Mode is also
turned off.
• “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.
wf 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.
z
• “Control for HDMI” (BRAVIA Sync) is only
available with the connected Sony equipment
that has the BRAVIA Sync logo or is
compatible with control for HDMI.
wg
(Light)
Press to illuminate the buttons on the remote so
that you can see them easily even if the room is
dark.
wh Buttons for
You can operate the equipment connected to
using
the TV (page 22, 27, 28).
optional
equipment
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Indicators
Indicator
Description
1 Light sensor
(page 44)
Do not put anything over the sensor, doing so may affect its function.
2 " (Power)
Lights up in green when the TV is on.
3 1 (Standby)
Lights up in red when the TV is in standby mode.
4
(Picture Off / Lights up in green when you select “Picture Off” (page 44).
Timer)
Lights up in orange when you set the timer (page 19, 36).
5 Remote control
sensor
Receives IR signals from the remote.
Do not put anything over the sensor. The sensor may not operate properly.
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• 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.
About the operation guide on the TV screen
Operation Guide
Example: Press
or RETURN (see 8 on page 13 or ql on page 14).
The operation guide provides help on how to operate the TV using the remote, and is displayed at
the bottom of the screen. Use the remote buttons shown on the operation guide.
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Watching TV
Watching TV
In digital mode
An information banner appears briefly.
The following icons may be indicated on
the banner.
: Interactive service is available
(Digital Text)
: Radio service
: Scrambled/Subscription service
: Multiple audio languages available
: Subtitles available
: Subtitles available for the hearing
impaired
: Recommended minimum age for
current programme (ages from 4 to
18)
: Parental lock
2
To access Digital Text
3
3
1 Press 1 on the TV to turn on the TV.
When the TV is in standby mode (the 1
(standby) indicator on the TV front panel
is red), press TV "/1 on the remote to
turn on the TV.
2 Press DIGITAL to switch to digital mode,
or press ANALOG to switch to analogue
mode.
The available channels vary depending on
the mode.
3 Press the number buttons or PROG +/– to
select a TV channel.
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 F/f/G/g.
To select items, press and the number
buttons.
To access shortcuts, press the coloured
buttons.
To access Analogue Text
In analogue model, press /. Each time you
press /, the display changes cyclically as
follows:
Text and TV picture t Text t No Text (exit
the Text service)
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Watching TV
To select channel numbers 10 and above
using the number buttons, enter the
second and third digits in quick
succession.
To select a digital programme using the
Digital Electronic Programme Guide
(EPG), see page 19.
To select a page, press the number buttons or
/ .
To hold a page, press .
To reveal hidden information, press .
z
• You can also jump directly to a page by selecting
the page number displayed on the screen. Press
and F/f/G/g to select the page number, then 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 change the screen format manually
Press
repeatedly to select the desired screen
format.
Smart*
Displays conventional
4:3 broadcasts with an
imitation wide screen
effect. The 4:3 picture
is stretched to fill the
screen.
4:3
Displays conventional
4:3 broadcasts (e.g.
non-wide screen TV) in
the correct proportion.
Wide
Displays wide screen
(16:9) broadcasts in the
correct proportion.
Zoom*
Displays cinemascopic
(letter box format)
broadcasts in the
correct proportion.
14:9*
Displays 14:9
broadcasts in the
correct proportion. As
a result, black border
areas are visible on the
screen.
* Parts of the top and bottom of the picture may be cut off.
You can adjust the vertical position of the picture. Press
F/f to move the picture up or down (e.g. to read
subtitles).
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• When you select “Smart”, some characters and/or
letters at the top and the bottom of the picture may
not be visible. In such a case, adjust “Vertical
Size” in the “Screen” menu (page 40).
z
• When “Auto Format” (page 39) is set to “On”, the
TV automatically selects the best mode to suit the
broadcast.
• If 720p, 1080i or 1080p source pictures are
displayed with black borders on the screen edges,
select “Smart” or “Zoom” to adjust the pictures.
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.
* This function may not be available in some countries/
areas.
Watching TV
Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
To
Do this
View a programme
Press F/f/G/g to select a programme, then press
Turn off the EPG
Press GUIDE.
Sort programme information by
category
– Category list
1
2
Press the blue button.
Press F/f to select a category, then press .
The categories available include:
“All Categories”, “Favourites” (1 – 4), “Radio”: Contains all
available channels.
Category name (e.g. “News”): Contains all channels
corresponding to the selected category.
Set a programme to be displayed
automatically on the screen when it
starts
– Reminder
1
Press F/f/G/g to select a future programme you want to display,
then press .
Press F/f to select “Reminder”, then press .
A c symbol appears next to the programme’s information. The
indicator on the TV front panel lights up in orange.
2
.
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• If you switch the TV to standby mode, the TV will automatically
turn on when the programme starts.
Cancel a reminder
– Cancel Timer
1
2
3
4
5
Press .
Press F/f to select “Timer list”, then press .
Press F/f to select the programme you want to cancel, then
press .
Press F/f to select “Cancel Timer”, then press .
A display appears to confirm that you want to cancel the
programme.
Press G/g to select “Yes”, then press .
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Using the Digital Favourite List
*
You can specify up to four of your favourite
channel lists.
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/
areas.
To
Do this
Add or remove channels in a
Favourite list
1
2
3
Watch a channel
Remove all channels from a Favourite
list
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1
2
1
2
3
4
Press the blue button.
Go to step 2 when you add channels for the first time or the
Favourite list is empty.
Press the yellow button to select the Favourite list to edit.
Press F/f/G/g to select the channel to add or remove, then press
.
Press the yellow button to select a Favourite list.
Press F/f to select a channel, then press .
Press the blue button.
Press the yellow button to select the Favourite list to edit.
Press the blue button.
Press G/g to select “Yes”, then press .
Using Optional Equipment
Connecting Optional Equipment
You can connect a wide range of optional equipment to your TV.
For service use only
Using Optional Equipment
Connect to
1
/
Input symbol on
screen
Description
AV1
AV1
When you connect a decoder, the TV tuner outputs scrambled
signals to the decoder, and the decoder unscrambles the
signals before outputting them.
2
/
AV2
(SMARTLINK)
AV2
SmartLink provides a direct link between the TV and a
recorder (e.g. DVD recorder).
Component 1
Component
The component video sockets support the following video
inputs only: 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p.
3
/
COMPONENT IN1
or 2
or
2
4 DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT
(OPTICAL)
Use an optical audio cable.
5
You can listen to TV sound on the connected Hi-Fi audio
equipment.
6
/
PC IN
PC
It is recommended to use a PC cable with ferrites, such as the
“Connector, D-sub 15” (ref. 1-793-504-11, available in Sony
Service Centre), or an equivalent.
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Connect to
Input symbol on
screen
7 HDMI IN 1, 2, or
3
HDMI 1,
HDMI 2, or
HDMI 3
qs HDMI IN 4
HDMI 4
Description
Digital video and audio signals are input from the connected
equipment.
In addition, when you connect the equipment that is
compatible with control for HDMI, communication with the
connected equipment is supported. Refer to page 43 to set up
this communication.
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.
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• The HDMI sockets support the following video inputs only:
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 1080/24p.
For PC video inputs, see page 52.
• Be sure to use only an authorised HDMI cable bearing the
HDMI logo. We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI
cable (high speed type).
• When connecting an audio system that is compatible with
control for HDMI, be sure to also connect it to the
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) socket.
8
LAN
9 DMPORT
You can enjoy contents stored in DLNA-compatible devices
via a network (page 31).
DMPORT
You can play audio or video (optional cable required) of a
portable audio player that is connected to the TV using a
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMPORT) adaptor.
Depending on the connected DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adaptor, you can operate the connected equipment using the
TV as follows;
– Using the remote of the TV: F/f/G/g, , RETURN, N/
x/X/m/M/./>.
– Using the OPTIONS menu function: Press OPTIONS, and
select “Device Control (Menu)”.
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• Do not connect or disconnect a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
adaptor while the TV is turned on.
• The connected equipment is not powered when the TV is
turned off or in standby mode.
0 CAM
(Conditional
Access Module)
Provides access to pay TV services. For details, refer to the
instruction manual supplied with your CAM.
To use the CAM, remove the “dummy” card from the CAM
slot, then turn off the TV and insert your CAM card into the
slot. When you are not using the CAM, we recommend that
you keep the “dummy” card in the CAM slot.
~
• CAM is not supported in some countries/areas. Check with
your authorised dealer.
qa USB
qd
AV3,
AV3, and
AV3
qf i Headphones
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You can enjoy photo/music files stored in a Sony digital still
camera or camcorder through a USB cable or USB storage
device on your TV (page 24).
AV3
To avoid picture noise, do not connect the camcorder to the
video jack
AV3 and the S video jack
AV3 at the same
time. When connecting a mono equipment, connect to the
AV3 L socket.
You can listen to TV sound through headphones.
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Viewing Pictures from
Connected Equipment
Turn on the connected equipment, and perform
one of the following operations.
For equipment connected to the scart
sockets using a fully-wired 21-pin scart lead
Start playback on the connected equipment.
The picture from the connected equipment
appears on the screen.
For an auto-tuned VCR
For a USB device
See page 24.
For a network device, see page 31.
For other connected equipment
1 Press HOME.
2 Press g to select “External Inputs”.
3 Press F/f to select the desired input
source, then press
.
Switches to the video of
equipment connected to the
AV3 inputs.
Switches to the video of
equipment connected to
Component 1 or 2 inputs.
Switches to the video of
equipment connected to
AV1 or AV2 inputs.
Switches to the video of
equipment connected to
HDMI 1, HDMI 2, HDMI
3, or HDMI 4 input.
Switches to the video of
equipment connected to
DMPORT input.
Switches to the video of the
PC connected to PC input.
Additional operations
To
Do this
Return to normal TV
mode
Press DIGITAL or
ANALOG.
Change the volume of
the connected audio
system that is
compatible with
control for HDMI
Press 2 +/–.
Mute the sound of the
connected audio
system that is
compatible with
control for HDMI
Press %.
Press again to restore
the sound.
To view two pictures simultaneously
– PAP (Picture and Picture)
You can view two pictures (external input and
TV programme) on the screen simultaneously.
Connect an optional equipment (page 21), and
make sure that images from the equipment
appear on the screen (page 23).
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• This function is not available for a PC input or
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT input.
• You cannot change the size of the pictures.
1 Press OPTIONS.
2 Press F/f to select “PAP”, then press .
The picture from the connected equipment
is displayed on the left, and the TV
programme is displayed on the right.
3 Press the number buttons or PROG +/– to
select the TV channel.
To return to single picture mode
Press RETURN.
z
• The highlighted picture is audible. You can switch
the audible picture by pressing G/g.
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Using Optional Equipment
In analogue mode, press PROG +/– or the
number buttons, to select the video channel.
• Depending on the “Skip AV Inputs” setting
(page 43), some input sources may not appear in
the list. If you have set an input source to “Skip”,
that input source does not appear regardless of
whether the equipment is connected. If you have
set an input source to “Auto”, that input source
does not appear when the equipment is not
connected to the TV.
To view two pictures simultaneously
– PIP (Picture in Picture)
You can view two pictures (PC input and TV
programme) on the screen simultaneously.
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• This function is not available for a DIGITAL
MEDIA PORT input.
1 Press OPTIONS.
2 Press F/f to select “PIP”, then press .
The picture from the connected PC is
displayed in full size, and the TV
programme is displayed in the small
screen.
You can use F/f to change the position of
the TV programme screen.
3 Press the number buttons or PROG +/– to
select a TV channel.
To return to single picture mode
Press RETURN.
z
• You can switch the audible picture by pressing G/
g.
Playing back Photo/Music
via USB
You can enjoy photo/music 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 G/g to select “Photo” or “Music”.
4 Press F/f to select a USB device, then
press
.
The file or folder list appears.
To display a thumbnail list, press the
yellow button while the list is displayed.
5 Press F/f to select a file or folder, then
press
.
When you select a folder, select a file,
then press .
Playback starts.
Photo Playback Auto Start
The TV automatically starts photo playback
when the TV is turned on and a digital still
camera or other device storing photo files is
connected to the USB port and then turned on
(page 42).
(Photo) Available OPTIONS
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Option
Description
Picture
See page 36.
Sound
See page 38.
Surround
See page 39.
Video Settings
See page 40.
Cropping
Crops a photograph.
Display map
Displays a map of the
location where a photo
was shot along with the
photo itself.
Show Options
Allows you to set
repeat/shuffle for photo
playback.
Photo Set-up
Sets how playback
should be performed
and what effects to use
during slideshows.
Option
Description
Rotate and Save
Rotates and saves
unprotected files.
Speaker
See page 42.
i Volume
See page 42.
Picture Frame
Image
Allows you to select a
photograph to be
displayed as a picture
frame.
Information
Displays information
about the device,
folders, and files.
Option
Description
Sound
See page 38.
Surround
See page 39.
Add to Slideshow
Registers the
background music to be
played during a
slideshow using
(Photo).
Omit from
Slideshow
Cancels the registered
background music.
Playback Options
Allows music options to
be set for repeat,
shuffle, or regular
playback.
Speaker
See page 42.
i Volume
See page 42.
Information
Displays information
about the device,
folders, and files.
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• 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.
• Playback does not start automatically if the TV is
turned on after connecting the digital still camera
or other device to the USB port.
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 or preset picture
folder. For details on selecting a
photograph, see page 24.
2 Press OPTIONS while the selected
photograph is displayed, then press F/f to
select “Picture Frame Image” and press
.
3 Press RETURN repeatedly to return to
the Home Menu.
4 Press G/g 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.
To return to the XMB™
Press RETURN.
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Using Optional Equipment
(Music) Available OPTIONS
• USB playback is supported for the following
photo file formats:
– JPEG (JPEG format files with the extension
“.jpg” and conforming to DCF or Exif)
– RAW (ARW/ARW 2.0 format files with the
extension “.arw”. For preview only.)
• USB playback is supported for the following
music file formats:
– MP3 (files with the extension “.mp3” that have
not been copyrighted)
• The file name and folder name support only
English.
• 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.
• Check the website below for updated information
about compatible USB devices.
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/compatibility/
6 Select the following items using F/f, then
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• 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.
To display a photograph with the
location on the map
.
device on which the photograph is stored.
9 Select a photograph (page 24).
10 Press the green/red buttons to zoom in/out
on the map.
on the map.
To change the display position of the map
on the TV screen, press the blue button
repeatedly.
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• Because the Internet online map service is
provided by a third party, service may be changed
or terminated without prior notification to the user.
• The position indicated on the map may differ
depending on the digital still camera.
• Only a large-scale map that cannot be zoomed in
or out is displayed if the TV is not connected to
the Internet or the Internet online map service is
terminated.
z
• A map can be displayed in the case of
photograph’s Exif data includes a date
information, and the associated longitude and
latitude information (“Log files”) has been
recorded using a Sony GPS unit. Follow the
procedure described below.
Connect the GPS unit to the USB port.
Press HOME.
Press G/g to select “Photo”.
Press F/f to select the GPS unit, then
press .
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7 Select “OK”, then press
8 Disconnect the GPS unit and connect the
1 Select a photograph (page 24).
2 Press the green/red buttons to zoom in/out
5 Select “Load GPS log files”, then press
– Time Zone
– DST
The GPS log files are loaded.
When using a digital still camera with GPS
function, it is possible to display a photograph
with a map of the location where the
photograph was taken using a function of GPS
for recording longitude and latitude. Because
map information is downloaded from the
Internet online map service, the network
connection must be required and the TV has to
be connected to the network (page 31).
1
2
3
4
set them using G/g.
.
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.
• Automatically turns the connected
equipment off when you switch the TV to
standby mode using the remote.
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. For details, see page 21.
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” on page 43 for the
TV side settings. For settings on the connected
equipment, refer to the operating instructions
for that equipment.
• 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 (2 +/–) 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:
– N/x/X/m/M 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 F/f/G/g, , colour buttons,
and RETURN.
– OPTIONS to display “Device Control”, then select
options from “Options” and “Content List” to
operate the equipment.
– Refer to the instruction manual of the equipment for
available control.
• 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 Optional Equipment
Control for HDMI
To connect the equipment that is
compatible with control for HDMI
Operating Optional
Equipment Using the TV
Remote
Buttons for using optional
equipment
For details, refer to the operating instructions
supplied with the connected equipment.
Item
Description
1 "/1
Turns on or off the optional
equipment you have selected
with the function buttons.
2 Function
buttons
Allows you to operate the
corresponding equipment. For
details, see “Programming the
remote” on page 28.
3 BD/DVD
operating
buttons
• ./>: Goes to the
beginning of the previous/
next title/chapter/scene/
track.
•
/ : Replays the scene/
briefly fast forwards the
scene.
• m/M: Fast reverses/fast
forwards the disc when
pressed during playback.
• N: Plays a disc at normal
speed.
• X: Pauses the playback.
• x: Stops the playback.
4 DVD record • z REC: Starts the
buttons
recording.
• X REC PAUSE: Pauses the
recording.
• x REC STOP: Stops the
recording.
5 F1/F2
• Selects a disc when using a
disc changer.
• Selects a function when
using a combination unit
(e.g. a DVD/HDD).
6 BD/DVD
MENU
Displays the BD/DVD disc
menu.
7 BD/DVD
TOP MENU
Displays the top menu of the
BD/DVD disc.
Programming the remote
z
• The N button has a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot
as a reference when operating other equipment.
This remote is preset to operate Sony TVs, and
most Sony Blu-ray disc players, DVD players,
DVD/HDD recorders, and audio systems
(Home Theatre, etc.).
To control Blu-ray disc players, DVD players,
and DVD/HDD recorders of other
manufacturers (and some other Sony models),
programme the remote as follows.
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• Before you start, look up the three-digit code of
your equipment from the “Manufacturer’s codes”
on page 29.
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If your equipment is not working, or
some of the functions do not work
Enter the correct code or try the next code
listed for the brand. Note that the list may
not include codes for all models of all
brands.
1
To return to normal TV operation
Press the TV function button.
1
Manufacturer’s codes
DVD players
3
1 Press and hold the BD, DVD, or AMP
function button you want to programme
on the remote, then press
.
The selected function button (BD, DVD,
or AMP) flashes.
2 Press the number buttons to enter the
Code
001, 029, 030, 036 – 044, 053 – 055
021
032
018, 027, 020, 002
009, 028, 023, 024, 016, 003
025, 026, 015, 004, 035
006, 017
008
015, 014, 034
009, 028, 023, 024, 016, 003
013, 016
022, 033
018, 027, 020, 002, 045 – 047
009, 028, 023, 024, 016, 003, 031
004, 050, 051, 052
011, 014
007
019, 027
012
003, 048, 049
018, 027, 020, 002
three-digit manufacturer’s code number
when the function button flashes.
Blu-ray disc (BD) players
If you do not enter the code within
10 seconds, you need to go back to step 1.
Manufacturer
SONY
3 Press .
The selected function button flashes
twice.
If the selected function button flashes five
times, repeat from step 1.
4 Turn on your equipment and check that
the following main functions work.
For Blu-ray disc players, DVD players
and DVD/HDD recorders, check:
N (playback), x (stop), m (rewind),
M (fast forward), channel selection.
For DVD players and DVD/HDD
recorders, check:
TOP MENU/MENU and F/f/G/g.
Code
101 – 103
DVD/video cassette recorders
Manufacturer
SONY
Code
251
DVD/HDD recorders
Manufacturer
SONY
Code
201 – 203
VCRs
Manufacturer
SONY
AIWA
AKAI
DAEWOO
GRUNDIG
HITACHI
JVC
Code
301 – 310, 362
325, 331, 351
326, 329, 330
342, 343
358, 355, 360, 361, 320, 351, 366
327, 333, 334
314, 315, 322, 344, 352 – 354, 348,
349
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Using Optional Equipment
2
Manufacturer
SONY
AIWA
AKAI
DENON
GRUNDIG
HITACHI
JVC
KENWOOD
LG
LOEWE
MATSUI
ONKYO
PANASONIC
PHILIPS
PIONEER
SAMSUNG
SANYO
SHARP
THOMSON
TOSHIBA
YAMAHA
Manufacturer
LG
LOEWE
MATSUI
ORION
PANASONIC
PHILIPS
SAMSUNG
SANYO
SHARP
THOMSON
TOSHIBA
Code
332, 338
358, 355, 360, 361, 320, 351
356, 357
328
321, 323
311 – 313, 316 – 318, 358, 359, 363,
364
339 – 341, 345
335, 336
324
319, 350, 365
337
DAV Home Theatre System
Manufacturer
SONY (DAV)
Code
401 – 404
AV receivers
Manufacturer
SONY
Code
451 – 454
Digital terrestrial receivers
Manufacturer
SONY
30 GB
Code
501 – 504
Using Home Network Features
With this TV, you can enjoy contents stored in
DLNA-compatible devices on the home
network.
Devices that store and provide contents, such
as photo/music files, are called “server”. The
TV receives the photo/music files from the
server via the network, and you can enjoy
them on the TV even in other rooms.
To enjoy the home network, a DLNAcompatible device (VAIO, Cyber-shot, etc.) is
necessary as a server.
Enjoying Photo/Music Files
via the Network
You can enjoy photo/music files on the server
easily by selecting an icon on the Home Menu
of the TV.
1 Press HOME.
2 Press G/g to select “Photo” or “Music”.
3 Press F/f to select a server, then press .
The file or folder list appears.
To display the thumbnail list, press the
yellow button while the list is displayed.
Connecting to the Network
When the server cannot be found
TV
4 Press F/f to select a file or folder, then
press
When you select a folder, select a file,
then press .
Playback starts.
Network cable (not supplied)
Broadband router
.
z
• A map can be displayed with a photograph in the
case of longitude and latitude information has
been recorded to photograph’s Exif data (page 26).
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To network devices
Network cable (not supplied)
DSL modem/
Cable modem
Internet
• Depending on the network device, it may be
necessary to register the TV with the network device.
• 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).
• To play files that are received from a network
device, they need to conform to one of the
following file formats.
– Still images: JPEG format
– Music: MP3 format or linear PCM format
Depending on the network device, the file format
may be converted before transfer. In such cases,
the file format resulting after conversion is used
for playback. For details, see the instruction
manual for the network device being used.
Even files conforming to one of the file formats
given above cannot be played in some cases.
• The file name and folder name support only
English.
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Using Home Network Features
See “Checking the Network Connection”
(page 33) and “Adjusting the Server
Display Settings” (page 33).
To enjoy photographs and music on the
TV screen by operating devices
– Renderer
(Music) Available OPTIONS
Option
Description
Sound
See page 38.
Surround
See page 39.
Add to Slideshow
Registers the
background music to be
played during a
slideshow using
(Photo).
Omit from
Slideshow
Cancels the registered
background music.
Playback Options
Allows music options to
be set for repeat,
shuffle, or regular
playback.
Speaker
See page 42.
on the TV.
i Volume
See page 42.
The file is played on the TV over the
connected network.
Use the controller or the TV’s remote to
perform operations during playback.
Information
Displays information
about the device, folder,
and files.
Renderer is a feature for playing photo files
and music files stored in network devices
(digital still cameras, mobile phones, etc.) on
the TV by operating the controller device in
question. To use this feature, a renderercompatible device such as a digital still camera
or mobile phone is required as the controller.
Refer as well to the instruction manual
supplied with the controller.
1 Set “Renderer Function”, “Renderer
Access Control” and “Renderer Set-up” in
“Network Settings” if necessary
(page 48).
2 Play the file selected using the controller
(Photo) Available OPTIONS
Option
Description
Picture
See page 36.
Sound
See page 38.
Surround
See page 39.
Video Settings
See page 40.
Cropping
Crops a photograph.
Display map
See page 26.
Show Options
Allows you to set
repeat/shuffle for photo
playback.
Photo Set-up
Sets how playback
should be performed
and what effects to use
during slideshows.
Rotate
Rotates files.
Speaker
See page 42.
i Volume
See page 42.
Information
Displays information
about the device,
folders, and files.
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Checking the Network
Connection
Adjusting the Server
Display Settings
Enter the respective (alphanumeric) values for
your router. The items that need to be set may
differ, depending on the Internet service
provider or the router. For details, refer to the
instruction manuals that have been provided
by your Internet service provider or supplied
with the router.
You can select home network servers to be
displayed on the Home Menu.
Up to 10 servers can be displayed on the Home
Menu automatically.
1 Press HOME.
2 Press G to select “Settings”.
3 Press F/f to select “Network Settings”,
then press
.
4 Select “Network”, then press .
5 Select “IP Address Settings”, then press
.
the TV.
For details on settings on the server, refer
to the Operating Instructions supplied
with the server.
2 Press HOME.
3 Press G/g to select “Settings”.
4 Press F/f to select “Network Settings”,
then press
.
5 Select “Server Display Settings”, then
press
.
When you select “DHCP (DNS
automatic)”
6 Select the server you want to display on
Go to step 7.
7 Select “Yes”, then press .
When you select “DHCP (DNS manual)”
Set “Primary DNS”/“Secondary DNS”
using F/f/g and the number buttons.
When you select “Manual”
Set the following items using F/f/g and
the number buttons.
• IP Address
• Subnet Mask
• Default Gateway
• Primary DNS/Secondary DNS
If your ISP has a specific proxy server
setting
Press OPTIONS, then press F/f to select
“Proxy Set-up” and press . Then enter
the settings.
7 Press .
8 Press g to select “Test”, then press .
9 Press G/g to select “Yes”, then press .
The network diagnostic starts.
When the message “Connection
successful.” appears, press RETURN
repeatedly to exit.
the Home Menu, then press
.
To set the server not to be displayed on
the Home Menu
In step 7, press F/f to select “No”, then press
.
Available OPTIONS (on the connected
server settings display)
Option
Description
Delete All
Deletes all connected
servers.
Update List
Updates the server list
to the latest information.
Information
Displays information
about the connected
server currently
selected.
Delete
Deletes the connected
server currently
selected.
z
If “Connection successful.” does not appear, see
“Troubleshooting” on page 54 and check the
connections and settings.
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6 Select an item, and press .
1 Set the server to allow connections from
If you cannot connect to your home
network
The TV can check if the server is being
correctly recognised.
1 Press HOME.
2 Press G/g to select “Settings”.
3 Press F/f to select “Network Settings”,
then press
.
4 Select “Server Diagnostics”, then press .
5 Select “Yes”, then press .
The server diagnostic starts.
When the server diagnostic is complete,
the diagnostic result list appears.
6 Select the server you want to confirm,
then press
.
The diagnostic results of the selected
server appear.
If the diagnostic results indicate a failure,
look up the possible causes and what to
do, and check connections and settings.
For details, see “Troubleshooting” on
page 54.
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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™.
Media Category Bar
Category Object Bar
2 Press G/g to select the category.
Description
Settings
You can make advanced settings and adjustments. For details about
settings, see page 36.
Photo
You can enjoy photo files via USB devices or the network (page 24,
31).
Music
You can enjoy music files via USB devices or the network (page 24,
31).
Digital
You can select a digital channel, Digital Favourite list (page 20), or
Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (page 19).
You can also select a channel using the number buttons or
PROG +/–.
Analogue
You can select an analogue channel.
You can also select a channel using the number buttons or
PROG +/–.
To hide the list of analogue channels, set “Programme List Display”
to “Off” (page 44).
External Inputs
You can select equipment connected to the TV.
To assign a label to an external input, see “AV Preset” (page 43).
3 Press F/f to select the item, then press .
4 Follow the instructions on the screen.
5 Press HOME to exit.
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• The options you can adjust vary depending on the situation.
• Unavailable options are greyed out or not displayed.
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Media category icon
TV Settings Menu
BRAVIA Tips
Introduces how to enjoy the TV.
Clock/Timers
Sleep Timer
Sets the TV to automatically switch to standby mode after a certain amount of
time.
When “Sleep Timer” is activated, the (Timer) indicator on the TV front panel
lights up in orange.
z
• 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.
On Timer
On Timer
Sets the TV to automatically turn on from standby mode.
Day
Sets the desired day(s) of the week you want the timer to turn
on the TV.
Time
Sets the time you want the timer to turn on the TV.
Duration
Sets how long you want the TV to stay on before switching to
standby mode again.
Volume Set-up
Sets the volume of the TV when the timer turns it on.
Auto Clock Update
Switches to digital mode and obtains the time.
Clock Set
Allows you to adjust the clock manually. When the TV is receiving digital
channels, you cannot adjust the clock manually, because the clock automatically
receives the time code from the broadcast signal.
Picture
Target Inputs
Allows you to select whether to use the common settings or to make custom
settings for the input you are currently viewing. Set to “Common” if you want to
apply the same settings to each input.
Common
Applies common settings to all inputs in which “Target
Inputs” is set to “Common”.
Name of current Allows you to make custom settings for the input.
input (e.g. AV1)
Picture Mode
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Sets a picture mode. “Picture Mode” includes options best suited for video and
photographs, respectively. The options that can be selected differ depending on the
input source.
Vivid
Enhances picture contrast and sharpness.
Standard
For standard pictures. Recommended for home
entertainment.
Cinema
For viewing film-based content. Most suitable when viewing
the TV in a theatre-like environment.
Custom
Allows you to store your preferred settings.
Photo-Vivid
For viewing photographs. Enhances picture contrast and
sharpness.
Photo-Standard
For viewing photographs. Provides the optimum picture
quality for viewing in the home.
Photo-Original
For viewing photographs. Represents the picture quality used
when imaging developed photographs.
Photo-Custom
For viewing photographs. Allows you to store your preferred
settings.
Reset
Resets all the “Picture” settings to the factory settings excluding “Target Inputs”,
“Picture Mode” and “Advanced Settings”.
Backlight
Adjusts the brightness of the backlight.
Contrast
Increases or decreases picture contrast.
Brightness
Brightens or darkens the picture.
Colour
Increases or decreases colour intensity.
Hue
Increases or decreases the green tones and red tones.
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• “Hue” can be adjusted only for the NTSC colour signal (e.g. U.S.A. video tapes).
Colour Temperature
Adjusts the whiteness of the picture.
Cool
Gives white colours a blue tint.
Neutral
Gives white colours a neutral tint.
Warm 1/Warm 2
Gives white colours a red tint. “Warm 2” gives a redder tint
than “Warm 1”.
Sharpness
Sharpens or softens the picture.
Noise Reduction
Reduces the noise level of pictures (snowy pictures).
Auto
Automatically reduces picture noise (in analogue TV mode,
or composite, S video or DMPORT input signals only).
High/Medium/
Low
Modifies the effect of the noise reduction.
Off
Turns off the “Noise Reduction”.
MPEG Noise
Reduction
Reduces picture noise in MPEG-compressed videos. This is effective when
viewing a DVD or digital broadcast.
DRC Mode
Produces a high-resolution picture for high-density sources (e.g., Blu-ray disc
player, DVD player, satellite receiver).
Mode 1
Recommended mode.
Mode 2
Only available for 1080i format. “Mode 2” is especially
effective when original standard-definition signals have been
up-converted to 1080i format.
Off
Turns off the “DRC Mode”.
DRC Palette
Customises the level of detail (“Reality”) and smoothness (“Clarity”) of pictures
from each input source. For example, you can create a custom setting for a cable
input source, and another for a DVD player.
Press F/f/G/g to adjust the position of the marker (z).
As you move the z higher along the “Reality” axis, the picture becomes more
detailed. As you move the z to the right along the “Clarity” axis, the picture
becomes smoother.
Advanced Settings
Allows you to set “Picture” settings in more detail. These settings are not available
when “Picture Mode” is set to “Vivid” (or “Photo-Vivid”).
Reset
Resets all the advanced settings to the factory settings.
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• “Warm 1” and “Warm 2” are not available when “Picture Mode” is set to “Vivid”
(or “Photo-Vivid”).
Black Corrector
Enhances black areas of the picture for stronger contrast.
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.
Gamma
Adjusts the balance between bright and dark areas of the
picture.
LED Dynamic
Sharpens the contrast by making dark parts of the picture
Control (for KDL- even darker.
55X4500/46X4500)
Auto Light
Limiter
Reduces glare such as in scenes where the entire screen is
white.
Clear White
Emphasises white colours.
Colour Space
Changes the colour reproduction gamut. “Wide” reproduces
the vivid colour and “Standard” reproduces the standard
colour.
Live Colour
Makes colours more vivid.
White Balance
Adjusts the temperature of each colour.
Detail Enhancer Enhances the details of the picture.
Edge Enhancer
Enhances the outline of the picture.
Sound
Target Inputs
Allows you to select whether to use the common settings or to make custom
settings for the input you are currently viewing. Set to “Common” if you want to
apply the same settings to each input.
Common
Applies common settings to all inputs in which “Target
Inputs” is set to “Common”.
Name of current Allows you to make custom settings for the input.
input (e.g. AV1)
Sound Mode
Dynamic
Enhances the treble and bass sounds.
Standard
For standard sounds. Recommended for home entertainment.
Clear Voice
Makes voice sound clearer.
Reset
Resets all the “Sound” settings to the factory settings excluding “Target Inputs”,
“Sound Mode” and “Dual Sound”.
Treble
Adjusts higher-pitched sounds.
Bass
Adjusts lower-pitched sounds.
Balance
Emphasises the left or right speaker.
Auto Volume
Keeps volume level constant across all programmes and adverts (e.g. adverts tend
to be louder than programmes).
Volume Offset
Adjusts the volume level of the current input relative to other inputs, when “Target
Inputs” is set to the current input name (e.g. AV1).
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Surround
Live Sports
Delivers surround effects that make you feel like you are
watching a live sports contest.
Music Hall
Delivers surround effects that make you feel like you are
surrounded by sound as in a music hall.
Cinema
Delivers surround effects just like the high-grade audio
systems found in movie theatres.
Custom
A “Voice Zoom” adjustment can be stored according to taste.
Off
Converts and reproduces 5.1ch and other digital broadcast
surround audio to normal stereo audio (2ch). The original
audio of other broadcasts is reproduced.
Voice Zoom
Adjusts the sound level of human voices. For example, if the voice of a news
announcer is indistinct, you can turn up this setting to make the voice louder.
Conversely, if you are watching a sports programme, you can turn down this
setting to soften the voice of the commentator.
Sound Booster
Produces a fuller sound for more impact, by emphasizing the treble and bass
sounds.
Dual Sound
Sets the sound from the speaker for a stereo or bilingual broadcast.
Stereo/Mono
For stereo broadcasts.
A/B/Mono
For bilingual broadcasts, select “A” for sound channel 1, “B”
for sound channel 2, or “Mono” for mono channel, if
available.
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• For other equipment connected to the TV, set “Dual Sound” to “Stereo”, “A”, or
“B”.
Target Inputs
Allows you to select whether to use the common settings or to make custom
settings for the input you are currently viewing. Set to “Common” if you want to
apply the same settings to each input.
Common
Applies common settings to all inputs in which “Target
Inputs” is set to “Common”.
Name of current Allows you to make custom settings for the input.
input (e.g. AV1)
Screen Format
See “To change the screen format manually” on page 18.
Auto Format
Automatically changes the screen format to match the broadcast signal. If you
want to use the setting that you specified in “Screen Format”, select “Off”.
4:3 Default
Sets the default screen format for 4:3 broadcasts.
Smart
Displays conventional 4:3 broadcasts with an imitation wide
screen effect.
4:3
Displays conventional 4:3 broadcasts in the correct
proportion.
Off
Uses the setting that you specified in “Screen Format”.
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Screen (for inputs other than a PC)
Display Area
Adjusts the picture display area.
Auto
Automatically switches to the most appropriate display area.
Full Pixel
Displays pictures in their original size when parts of the
picture are cut off.
+1
Displays pictures in their original size.
Normal
Displays pictures in their recommended size.
-1/-2
Enlarges the picture so that the edges are outside the visible
display area.
Horizontal Shift
Adjusts the horizontal position of the picture.
Vertical Shift
Adjusts the vertical position of the picture when “Screen Format” is set to “Smart”,
“Zoom” or “14:9”.
Vertical Size
Adjusts the vertical size of the picture when “Screen Format” is set to “Smart”.
Screen (for PC input)
Auto Adjustment
Automatically adjusts the display position, phase, and pitch of the picture when the
TV receives an input signal from the connected PC.
z
• “Auto Adjustment” may not work well with certain input signals. In such cases,
manually adjust “Phase”, “Pitch”, “Horizontal Shift”, and “Vertical Shift”.
Reset
Resets all PC screen settings to factory settings.
Phase
Adjusts the phase when the screen flickers.
Pitch
Adjusts the pitch when the picture has unwanted vertical stripes.
Horizontal Shift
Adjusts the horizontal position of the picture.
Vertical Shift
Adjusts the vertical position of the picture.
Screen Format
Sets a screen format for displaying pictures from your PC.
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.
Video Settings
Motionflow
Provides smoother picture movement and reduces picture blur.
High (for KDLProvides smoother picture movement such as for film-based
40X4500)/
contents.
Smooth (for KDL55X4500/46X4500)
Standard
Provides smooth picture movement. Use this setting for
standard use.
Provides smooth and sharp picture movement. Suitable when
Clear (for KDL55X4500/46X4500) viewing video containing fast motion.
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Off
Use this setting when the “High”, “Smooth”, “Standard” or
“Clear” settings result in noise.
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• Depending on the video, you may not see the effect visually, even if you have
changed the setting.
Film Mode
Provides improved picture movement when playing DVD or VCR images taken on
film, reducing picture blur and graininess.
Auto 1
Provides smoother picture movement than the original filmbased content. Use this setting for standard use.
Auto 2
Provides the original film-based content as is.
Off
Turns off the “Film Mode”.
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• If the image contains irregular signals or too much noise, “Film Mode” is
automatically turned off even if “Auto 1” or “Auto 2” is selected.
Game/Text Mode
Provides the optimum screen for viewing images with fine lines and characters that
are input from video game equipment and PCs. Set to “On” for the sharp display of
fine lines or characters.
Video/Photo
Sets the image quality setting most suited to the input source (video or photograph
data).
Video-A
Sets suitable image quality, depending on the input source,
video data or photograph data when directly connecting Sony
HDMI output-capable equipment that supports “Video-A”
mode.
Video
Produces suitable image quality for moving pictures.
Photo
Produces suitable image quality for still images.
• If the connected equipment does not support Video-A mode, the setting is
automatically set to “Video”, even if you select “Video-A”.
x.v.Colour
Displays moving pictures more faithfully to the original source by matching the
colour space of the TV to that of the source.
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• If the input signal is HDMI (RGB), the setting is automatically set to “Normal”,
even if you select “x.v.Colour”.
Photo Colour Space
Selects an option (sRGB, sYCC, Adobe RGB) to set the picture quality best suited
to the colour space of the photograph.
If equipment converts the output colour space of a photograph from sYCC or
Adobe RGB to x.v.Colour or xvYCC, select “sYCC”. Results in picture quality
best suited to the original colour space.
If an RGB signal is being input through HDMI input, automatically set to “sRGB”
even if you have selected “sYCC”.
Colour Matrix
Usually used in the factory setting. If the colour tone of the picture from the input
source does not match the colour standard and looks unnatural, select either
“ITU601” or “ITU709”, which normalises colour tone.
RGB Dynamic Range Produces natural colour by changing the luminance tone reproduction of HDMI
input colour signals (RGB). Set to “Auto” for standard use. Change the setting only
when the luminance tone of the display is unnatural.
Colour System
Sets the colour system (“Auto”, “PAL”, “SECAM”, “NTSC3.58”, or “NTSC4.43”)
according to the input signal from the input source.
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Audio Settings
Speaker
Audio Out
i Speaker Link
TV Speaker
Turns on and outputs the TV’s sound from the TV speakers.
Audio System
Turns off the TV speakers and outputs the TV’s sound from
external audio equipment connected to the audio output
sockets on the TV.
You can also turn on the connected equipment that is
compatible with control for HDMI, after making the
appropriate settings of control for HDMI.
Variable
When using an external audio system, volume output from
audio out can be controlled using the TV’s remote.
Fixed
The audio output of the TV is fixed. Use your audio
receiver’s volume control to adjust the volume (and other
audio settings) through your audio system.
Switches the TV’s internal speakers on/off when you connect headphones to the
TV.
On
Sound is output only from the headphones.
Off
Sound is output from the TV and the headphones.
i Volume
Adjusts the volume of the headphones when “i Speaker Link” is set to “Off”.
i Dual Sound
Sets the sound from the headphones for a bilingual broadcast.
Woofer Level
Adjusts the bass level to taste since the bass level varies depending on where the
TV is located. Decrease the level if you feel too much bass is being output, and
increase the level if you feel not enough bass is being output.
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• This adjustment is only necessary when the TV is first installed or when its
location has been changed. Adjustment is not required for regular listening.
Set-up
USB Auto Start
Automatically starts photo playback when the TV is turned on and a digital still
camera or other device storing photo files is connected to the USB port and then
turned on.
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• Playback does not start automatically if the TV is turned on after connecting the
digital still camera or other device to the USB port.
Quick Start
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The TV turns on faster than usual by turning on the power using the remote.
However, power consumption in standby mode is approximately 20 watts higher
than usual. Up to 3 out of 5 time zones can be set.
AV Preset
Assigns an icon or name to equipment connected to the side and rear sockets. The
icon and name appear briefly on the screen when you select the equipment.
1 Press F/f to select the desired input source, then press .
Skip AV Inputs
2
For each input, sets whether or not to display on the Home
Menu or in a list of inputs that will appear when you press
.
Auto
Displays the icon and name only when the equipment is
connected (except for AV1 or AV2 inputs).
Always Display
Always displays the icon and name regardless of whether or
not the equipment is connected.
Skip
Does not display the icon and name even if the equipment is
connected.
Press g to assign an icon and name.
Label AV Inputs
Uses preset labels to assign a name to connected equipment.
Allows you to create your own label when you select “Edit”.
Edit
Allows you to edit the name in the edit screen and choose the
appropriate icon.
Auto S Video
Sets the input signal from S video socket
AV3 when you have equipment
connected to the
AV3 and
AV3 sockets.
AV2 Output
Sets a signal to be output to the
/
AV2 socket. If you connect a VCR or
other recording equipment to the
/
AV2 socket, you can record the output
signal from other equipment connected to the TV.
Outputs TV broadcasts.
AV1
Outputs signals from equipment connected to the
AV1 socket.
AV3
Outputs signals from equipment connected to the
AV3 socket.
DMPORT
Outputs signals from equipment connected to the DMPORT
socket.
Auto
Outputs whatever is being viewed on the screen (except
signals from the
/ COMPONENT IN1 or 2, HDMI
IN1, 2, 3, or 4, and PC IN
/
sockets).
/
/
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. When set to “On”, the following functions are
available.
If the specific Sony equipment that is compatible with control
for HDMI is connected, this setting is applied to the
connected equipment automatically when the “Control for
HDMI” is set to “On” using the TV.
Auto Devices Off When this is set to “On”, the connected equipment that is
compatible with control for HDMI turns off when you turn
off the TV.
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.
Tuner Box
Control
If set to “Advanced”, you can select a channel tuned by
connected equipment using the TV’s remote.
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HDMI Set-up
TV
HDMI Device List Displays a list of connected equipment that is compatible
with control for HDMI.
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• You cannot use “Control for HDMI” if the TV operations are linked to the
operations of an audio system that is compatible with control for HDMI.
Auto Start-up
You can run the initial set-up that appeared when you first connected the TV, and
select the language and country/area, or tune in all available channels again.
Even if you have made the settings when you first connected the TV, you may need
to change the settings after moving house, or to search for newly launched
channels.
Power Saving
Reduces power consumption of the TV by adjusting the backlight.
When you select “Picture Off”, the picture is switched off, and the
(Picture Off)
indicator on the TV front panel lights up in green. The sound remains unchanged.
Light Sensor
On
Automatically optimises the picture settings according to the
ambient light in the room.
Off
Turns off the “Light Sensor”.
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• Do not put anything over the sensor, doing so may affect its function. See page 16
to check the position of the sensor.
Logo Illumination
Lights up and turns off the Sony logo on the front of the TV.
Panel Key
Illumination
Constantly lights up the touch sensors on the front of the TV.
PC Power
Management
Switches the TV to standby mode when the TV receives no signal from the PC
input source for 30 seconds.
Language
Sets the language displayed on the menu screens.
Product Information
Displays product information of the TV.
All Reset
Resets all settings to factory settings and displays the initial set-up screen.
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• Do not turn off the TV or press any buttons during “All Reset” (takes about
30 seconds).
• Settings for the Digital Favourites lists, country/area, language, and auto tuned
channels will also be reset to factory settings.
Analogue Set-up
Programme List
Display
Select “Off” to hide the list of analogue channels from the XMB™
(XrossMediaBar).
1 Digit Direct
When “1 Digit Direct” is set to “On”, you can select an analogue channel using one
preset number button (0 – 9) on the remote.
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• When “1 Digit Direct” is set to “On”, you cannot select channel numbers 10 and
above by entering two digits on the remote.
Auto Tuning
Tunes in all the available analogue channels.
You can retune the TV after moving house, or to search for newly launched
channels.
Programme Sorting
Changes the order of analogue channels stored in the TV.
1 Press F/f to select the channel you want to move to a new position, then press
.
2 Press F/f to select the new position for the channel, then press .
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Programme Labels
Assigns a channel name of your choice, up to five letters or numbers. The name
appears briefly on the screen when you select the channel. (Names for channels are
usually taken automatically from Analogue Text (if available).)
1 Press F/f to select the channel you want to name, then press .
2 Press F/f to select the desired letter or number (“_” for a blank space), then
press g.
If you enter a wrong character
Press G/g to select the wrong character. Then, press F/f to select the correct
character.
3 Repeat step 2 until you complete the name.
4 Press to exit the labeling procedure.
Manual Programme
Preset
To preset a channel, press PROG +/– to select the programme number, before
selecting “Label”, “AFT”, “Audio Filter”, “Skip”, “Decoder”, or “LNA”. You
cannot select a programme number that is set to “Skip” (page 46).
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• “S” is not available when “United Kingdom” is selected for
“Country” (page 6).
7 Tune the channels as follows:
If you do not know the channel number
(frequency)
Press F/f to search for the next available channel. The
search stops when a channel is found. To continue
searching, press F/f.
If you know the channel number (frequency)
Press the number buttons to enter the channel number of
the broadcast you want to tune, or the channel number of
your VCR.
8 Press to jump to “Confirm”, then press .
Your changes have been saved.
Repeat the above procedure to preset other channels
manually.
Label
Assigns a name of your choice, up to five letters or numbers,
to the selected channel. This name appears briefly on the
screen when you select the channel.
To input characters, follow steps 2 to 4 in “Programme
Labels” (page 45).
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Programme/
Allows you to preset programme channels manually.
System/Channel 1 Press F/f to select “Programme”, then press .
2 Press F/f to select the programme number you want to
manually tune (if tuning a VCR, select channel 00), then
press RETURN.
3 Press F/f to select “System”, then press .
4 Press F/f to select one of the following TV broadcast
systems, then press RETURN.
B/G: For western European countries/areas
I: For the United Kingdom
D/K: For eastern European countries/areas
L: For France
5 Press F/f to select “Channel”, then press .
6 Press F/f to select “S” (for cable channels) or “C” (for
terrestrial channels), then press g.
AFT
Allows you to fine-tune the selected channel manually if you
feel that a slight tuning adjustment may improve picture
quality.
You can adjust the fine tuning over a range of –15 to +15.
When “On” is selected, fine tuning adjustments are made
automatically.
Audio Filter
Improves the sound of individual channels when distortion
occurs in mono broadcasts. Sometimes a non-standard
broadcast signal can cause sound distortion or intermittent
sound muting in mono programmes.
If you do not experience any sound distortion, we recommend
that you leave this option to “Off” (factory setting).
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• You cannot receive stereo or dual sound when “Low” or
“High” is selected.
Skip
Skips unused analogue channels when you press PROG +/–
to select channels. To select channels you have programmed
to skip, use the corresponding number buttons.
Decoder
Allows you to view and record the scrambled channel when
using a decoder connected directly to scart connector
/
AV1, or
/
AV2 via a VCR.
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• This option is not available when “United Kingdom” is
selected for “Country” (page 6).
LNA
Improves the picture quality of the channel (noisy picture)
when the broadcast signal is very weak.
If you cannot see any improvement in the picture quality even
if you set to “On”, set this option to “Off” (factory setting).
Confirm
Saves changes you have made to the “Manual Programme
Preset” settings.
Digital Set-up
Digital Auto Tuning
Tunes in the available digital channels.
You can retune the TV after moving house, or to search for newly launched
channels.
Programme Sorting
Allows you to remove or change the order of digital channels stored in the TV.
1 Press F/f to select the channel you want to remove or move to a new position.
You can also select a channel by pressing the number buttons to enter its
three-digit channel number.
2 Remove or change the order of the digital channels as follows:
To remove a digital channel
Press . After a confirmation message appears, press G to select “Yes”, then
press .
To change the order of the digital channels
Press g, then press F/f to select the new position for the channel and press G.
3 Press RETURN.
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Digital Manual Tuning Tunes the digital channels manually. This feature is available when “Digital Auto
Tuning” is set to “Antenna”.
1 Press the number buttons to enter the channel number you want to tune, or
press F/f.
2 When the available channels are found, press F/f to select the channel you
want to store, then press .
3 Press F/f to select the channel number where you want to store the new
channel, then press .
Repeat the above procedure to tune other channels.
Subtitle Setting
When set to “For Hard Of Hearing”, visual aids for the hearing impaired are
displayed with the subtitles (when such visual aids are available).
Subtitle Language
Allows you to select the language of the subtitles.
Audio Type
Switches to broadcast for the hearing impaired when you select “For Hard Of
Hearing”.
Audio Language
Sets the language to be used for a programme. Some digital channels may
broadcast several audio languages for a programme.
Audio Description
Provides audio description (narration) of visual information, when such
information is available.
Mixing Level
Adjusts the TV main audio and Audio Description output levels.
Dynamic Range
Compensates for differences in the audio level between different channels.
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• The effect may not function or may vary depending on the programme regardless
of the “Dynamic Range” setting.
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. Set to “PCM”, when connecting equipment not compatible with Dolby
Digital.
Radio Display
Displays the screen wallpaper when you listen to a radio broadcast. You can select
the screen wallpaper colour, display a random colour or view a slideshow (page 24,
31). To cancel the screen wallpaper display temporarily, press any button.
Parental Lock
Sets an age restriction to viewing. To view any programme rated for ages above the
age you specify, enter the correct PIN code.
1 Press the number buttons to enter your PIN code.
If you have not already set a PIN code, a PIN code entry screen appears.
Follow the instructions in “PIN Code” below.
2 Press F/f to select an age restriction or “None” (for unrestricted watching),
then press .
3 Press RETURN.
PIN Code
To set a PIN for the first time
1
2
3
Press the number buttons to enter a PIN code.
Press the number buttons to enter the PIN code entered in step 1.
Press RETURN.
To change your PIN
1
2
3
4
Press the number buttons to enter your PIN code.
Press the number buttons to enter a new PIN code.
Press the number buttons to enter the new PIN code entered in step 2.
Press RETURN.
z
• PIN code 9999 is always accepted.
Technical Set-up
Auto Service
Update
Enables the TV to detect and store new digital services as
they become available.
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Using Menu Functions
Optical Out
CA Module Set-up
System Update
Enables the TV to automatically receive free software
updates through your existing aerial/cable (when issued). We
recommend that you leave the setting to “On” at all times.
System
Information
Displays the current software version and the signal level.
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/
area.
Auto DST
Sets whether or not to automatically switch between summer
time and winter time.
Off
Displays the time according to the time
difference set in “Time Zone”.
On
Automatically switches between summer
time and winter time according to the
calendar.
Provides access to a pay TV service after you obtain a Conditional Access Module
(CAM) and a view card. See page 21 for the location of the
(PCMCIA) socket.
Network Settings
Network
IP Address
Settings
Manual
Allows you to set the network settings
according to your network environment.
DHCP (DNS
manual)
Automatically acquires the network
settings except for DNS server settings.
You can manually set the DNS settings.
DHCP (DNS
automatic)
Automatically acquires the network
settings through the Dynamic Host
Configuration Protocol server function of
the router or Internet service provider.
Test
Diagnoses whether the network is correctly connected.
IP Address/
Subnet Mask/
Default Gateway/
Primary DNS/
Secondary DNS
You need to configure each item when “Manual” is selected
in “IP Address Settings”.
When “DHCP (DNS manual)” is selected, be sure to enter
“Primary DNS” and “Secondary DNS” server addresses
manually.
MAC Address
Displays the MAC address, which is a fixed, globally unique
identifier of the network device.
Server Display
Settings
Displays the connected server list and allows you to select the server you want to
display on the Home Menu.
Server Diagnostics
Diagnoses whether the TV can connect to each server on the home network.
Renderer Function
Enables playback of photos or music on the TV through other control devices on
the network, such as a digital still camera or mobile phone.
Renderer Access
Control
Allows you to specify the accessible controller to the TV. When this setting is set to
“On”, you can playback photos or music on the TV using the controller.
Renderer Set-up
Automatic
Access
Permission
Allows you to select whether to permit access to the TV
automatically when a network device accesses the TV for the
first time.
Renderer Name
Allows you to set the name of the TV to be shown on the
controller.
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Additional Information
Installing the Accessories (Wall-Mount Bracket)
To Customers:
For product protection and safety reasons, Sony strongly recommends that installing of your TV be
performed by Sony dealers or licensed contractors. Do not attempt to install it yourself.
To Sony Dealers and Contractors:
Provide full attention to safety during the installation, periodic maintenance and examination of this
product.
Your TV can be installed using the Wall-Mount Bracket SU-WL500 (sold separately).
• Refer to the Instructions supplied with the Wall-Mount Bracket to properly carry out the
installation.
• Refer to “Detaching the Table-Top Stand from the TV” (page 8).
• Refer to “TV installation dimensions table” (page 50).
• Refer to “Screw and Hook locations diagram/table” (page 50).
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• Place the TV on the Table-Top Stand, when securing the Mounting Hook.
Screw
(+PSW
6 × 16)
Mounting Hook
Sufficient expertise is required for installing this product, especially to determine the strength of
the wall for withstanding the TV’s weight. Be sure to entrust the attachment of this product to the
wall to Sony dealers or licensed contractors and pay adequate attention to safety during the
installation. Sony is not liable for any damage or injury caused by mishandling or improper
installation.
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Additional Information
Square hole
TV installation dimensions table
Screen centre point
Unit: mm
Model Name
Display
dimensions
Screen
centre
dimension
Length for each mounting angle
Angle (0°)
Angle (20°)
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
KDL-55X4500
1,486
803
25
429
207
454
766
484
KDL-46X4500
1,259
685
84
429
204
411
656
483
KDL-40X4500
1,128
603
122
427
185
365
579
475
Figures in the above table may differ slightly depending on the installation.
WARNING
The wall that the TV will be installed on should be capable of supporting a weight of at least four times that of
the TV. Refer to “Specifications” (page 51) for its weight.
Screw and Hook locations diagram/table
Model Name
KDL-55X4500
KDL-46X4500/40X4500
Screw location
When installing the Mounting Hook on the TV.
Screw location
Hook location
a
d, g
b
Hook location
When installing the TV onto the Base Bracket.
a
b
c*
* Hook location “c” cannot be used for the models.
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Specifications
Model name
KDL-40X4500
KDL-46X4500
KDL-55X4500
System
Panel system
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Panel
TV system
Analogue: Depending on your country/area selection: B/G/H, D/K, L, I
Digital: DVB-T/DVB-C
Colour/video system
Analogue: PAL, PAL60 (only video input), SECAM, NTSC3.58, NTSC4.43 (only video
input)
Digital: MPEG-2 MP@ML/HL, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC MP/HP@L4
Channel coverage
Analogue: VHF: E2–E12/UHF: E21–E69/CATV: S1–S20/HYPER: S21–S41
D/K: R1–R12, R21–R69/L: F2–F10, B–Q, F21–F69/I: UHF B21–B69
Digital: VHF/UHF
Sound output
10 W + 10 W, 12 W + 12 W (Woofer)
Input/Output jacks
75 ohm external terminal for VHF/UHF
Aerial/cable
/
AV1
21-pin scart connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video input, RGB input,
and TV audio/video output.
/
AV2 (SMARTLINK)
21-pin scart connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video input, RGB input,
selectable audio/video output, and SmartLink interface.
COMPONENT IN1, 2
COMPONENT IN1, 2
HDMI IN1, 2, 3, 4
Supported formats: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i
Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms, 0.3V negative sync/PB/CB: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms/
PR/CR: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms
Audio input (phono jacks)
Video: 1080/24p, 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i
Audio: Two channel linear PCM: 32, 44.1 and 48 kHz, 16, 20 and 24 bits
Analogue audio input (minijack) (HDMI IN1 only)
PC Input (see page 52)
S video input (4-pin mini DIN)
AV3
AV3
Video input (phono jack)
AV3
Audio input (phono jacks)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL)
Digital optical jack
Audio output (phono jacks)
PC IN
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
DMPORT
USB port
Headphones jack
i
CAM (Conditional Access Module) slot
LAN
10BASE-T/100BASE-TX connector (Depending on the operating environment of the
network, connection speed may differ. 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX communication rate
and communication quality are not guaranteed for this TV.)
Power and others
Power requirements
220 V – 240 V AC, 50 Hz
Screen size (measured diagonally)
40 inches (Approx.
101.6 cm)
Display resolution
1,920 dots (horizontal) × 1,080 lines (vertical)
Power
consumption
210 W
270 W
370 W
in “Shop”/“Vivid” mode 230 W
in “Home”/“Standard”
mode
46 inches (Approx.
116.8 cm)
55 inches (Approx.
138.8 cm)
350 W
480 W
Standby power consumption*
0.2 W (19 W when “Quick
Start” is set to “On”)
0.5 W (20 W when “Quick
Start” is set to “On”)
0.6 W (22 W when “Quick
Start” is set to “On”)
Dimensions
(Approx.)
(w × h × d)
112.8 × 65.5 × 27.9 cm
125.9 × 73.7 × 31.5 cm
148.6 × 85.5 × 35.6 cm
without Table-Top Stand 112.8 × 60.3 × 12.5 cm
125.9 × 68.5 × 14.4 cm
148.6 × 80.3 × 14.7 cm
with Table-Top Stand
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Additional Information
PC Input (D-sub 15-pin) (see page 52)
G: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms, non Sync on Green/B: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms/
R: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms/HD: 1-5 Vp-p/VD: 1-5 Vp-p
PC audio input (minijack)
Model name
KDL-40X4500
KDL-46X4500
KDL-55X4500
Mass (Approx.) with Table-Top Stand
27.0 kg
38.0 kg
54.0 kg
without Table-Top Stand 23.5 kg
33.0 kg
47.5 kg
Supplied accessories
See “To check the accessories” on page 4.
Optional
accessories
Wall-Mount Bracket
SU-WL500
Colour Variation Unit
CRU-40SG11
CRU-46SG11
CRU-55SG11
* Specified standby power is reached after the TV finishes necessary internal processes.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
PC input signal reference chart for
Resolution
Signals
VGA
SVGA
XGA
WXGA
SXGA
HDTV
Horizontal
(Pixel)
640
640
720
800
800
1024
1024
1024
1280
1280
1280
1360
1280
1920
× Vertical
(Line)
×
480
×
480
×
400
×
600
×
600
×
768
×
768
×
768
×
768
×
768
×
768
×
768
×
1024
×
1080
PC and HDMI IN 1, 2, 3, 4
Horizontal
frequency (kHz)
31.5
37.5
31.5
37.9
46.9
48.4
56.5
60.0
47.4
47.8
60.3
47.7
64.0
67.5
Vertical
frequency (Hz)
60
75
70
60
75
60
70
75
60
60
75
60
60
60
Standard
VGA
VESA
VGA-T
VESA Guidelines
VESA
VESA Guidelines
VESA
VESA
VESA
VESA
VESA
VESA
CEA-861*
* 1080p timing when applied to the HDMI input will be treated as a video timing and not a PC timing. This
affects the “Video Settings” menu and “Screen” menu settings.
To view PC contents, set “Game/Text Mode” to “On”, “Screen Format” to “Wide”, and “Display Area” to
“Full Pixel”.
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• This TV’s PC input does not support Sync on Green or Composite Sync.
• This TV’s PC input does not support interlaced signals.
• For the best picture quality, it is recommended to use the signals in the above chart with a 60 Hz vertical
frequency (boldfaced).
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Troubleshooting
Check whether the 1 (standby) indicator is flashing in red.
When the 1 (standby) indicator is flashing
The self-diagnosis function is activated.
1 Count how many times the 1 (standby) indicator flashes between each two second break.
For example, the indicator may flash three times, go off for two seconds, then flash again three
times.
2 Press 1 on the TV to turn it off, disconnect the mains lead, and inform your dealer or Sony
service centre of how the indicator flashes (number of flashes).
When the 1 (standby) indicator is not flashing
1 Check the items in the tables below.
2 If the problem persists, have your TV serviced by qualified service personnel.
Condition
Explanation/Solution
Picture
• Check the aerial/cable connection.
• Connect the TV to the mains, and press 1 on the TV.
• If the 1 (standby) indicator lights up in red, press TV "/1.
No picture or menu
information from equipment
connected to the scart
connector appears on the
screen.
• Press
to display the list of inputs, then select the desired input.
• Check the connection between the optional equipment and the TV.
Ghosting occurs, or double
images appear.
• Check the aerial/cable connection.
• Check the aerial location and direction.
Only snow and noise appear
on the screen.
• Check if the aerial is broken or bent.
• Check if the aerial has reached the end of its serviceable life (three to
five years for normal use, one to two years when used at the seaside).
The picture is distorted (dotted • Keep the TV away from electrical noise sources such as cars,
lines or stripes appear).
motorcycles, hair-dryers, or optical equipment.
• 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.
There is picture or sound noise • Adjust “AFT” (Automatic Fine Tuning) to obtain better picture
when viewing a TV channel.
reception (page 46).
Tiny black points and/or
bright points appear on the
screen.
• The screen is composed of pixels. Tiny black points and/or bright points
(pixels) on the screen do not indicate a malfunction.
The picture contours are
distorted.
• Select “Standard” or “Off” in “Motionflow” (page 40). If the symptom
still persists, change the current setting of “Film Mode” to other settings
(page 41).
The picture is not displayed in • Select “Reset” (page 37).
colour.
The picture from equipment
connected to the
COMPONENT IN1 or 2
sockets is not displayed in
colour, or is displayed in
irregular colours.
• Check the connection of the
COMPONENT IN1 or 2 sockets and
check if the sockets are firmly seated in their respective sockets.
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Additional Information
There is no picture (screen is
dark) and no sound.
Condition
Explanation/Solution
No picture from the connected • Turn the connected equipment on.
equipment appears on the
• Check the cable connection.
screen.
• Press
to display the list of inputs, then select the desired input.
• Correctly insert the memory card or other storage device in the digital
still camera.
• Use a digital still camera memory card or other storage device that has
been formatted according to the instruction manual supplied with the
digital still camera.
• Operations are not guaranteed for all USB devices. Also, operations
differ depending on the features of the USB device and the video being
played.
You cannot select the
connected equipment on the
Home Menu or you cannot
switch the input.
• Check the cable connection.
• Set the server to be displayed on the Home Menu (page 33).
Sound
The picture is good, but there • Press 2 +/– or % (Mute).
is no sound.
• Check if the “Speaker” is set to “TV Speaker” (page 42).
• When using HDMI input with Super Audio CD or DVD-Audio,
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) may not output audio signals.
The sound from the external • Adjust the timing of audio being output using the functions of the
audio equipment such as an
external audio equipment. If you sense that audio is still out of sync with
AV amplifier connected to the the video, set “DRC Mode” to “Off” (page 37).
TV may be out of sync with
the video.
There is a significant
difference in the output
volume level between
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
input and TV or other
equipment input.
• Adjust “Volume Offset” setting in the “Sound” menu (page 38).
Channels
You cannot select your desired • Switch between digital and analogue mode, and select the desired
channel.
digital/analogue channel.
Some channels are blank.
• The channel is for scrambled/subscription service only. Subscribe to a
pay TV service.
• The channel is used only for data (no picture or sound).
• Contact the broadcaster for transmission details.
You cannot view digital
channels.
• Contact a local installer to find out if digital transmissions are provided
in your area.
• Upgrade to a higher gain aerial.
Home Network
Connection diagnostic results
indicate a failure.
Check Connections
• Use a straight cable for the LAN cable.
• Check if the cable is connected firmly.
• Check the connection between the TV and the broadband router.
Check Settings
• Change the IP address for the DNS server (see “Checking the Network
Connection” on page 33) while referring to the following.
– Contact your Internet service provider.
– Specify the IP address of the router if you do not know the DNS of
your Internet service provider.
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Condition
Explanation/Solution
The server cannot be found, a • Once server settings are changed, turn the TV off and on by pressing 1
list cannot be retrieved, and
on the TV.
playback fails.
• Execute “Server Diagnostics” (page 34).
When using a PC as the server
• Check if the PC is turned on. Do not turn off the PC while accessing.
• If security software is installed on the PC, be sure to allow connections
from external devices. For details, see the manual supplied with your
security software.
• The load on the PC may be too high or the server application may
become unstable. Try the following:
– Stop the server application and restart it.
– Restart the PC.
– Reduce the number of applications running on the PC.
– Reduce the amount of content.
Changes on the server are not • Sometimes changes are not applied to displays on the TV even though
being applied or displayed
content has been added and/or deleted on the server. If this happens, go
content differs from content
back up one level and try opening the folder or server again.
on the server.
Photo and/or music files do
not appear or icons are not
displayed.
Preliminary Check
• Check that the connected device supports DLNA.
• Operations are not guaranteed for all servers. Also, operations differ
depending on the features of the server and the content in question.
• Turn the connected device on.
Check Connections
• Check that the LAN cable and/or mains lead of the server has not
become disconnected.
Check Settings
The TV cannot be found from Check Connections
renderer-compatible device
• Check that the LAN cable and/or mains lead of the server has not
(the controller).
become disconnected.
Check Settings
• Check if the “Renderer Function” is activated (page 48).
• Check that the connected device is registered under “Renderer Access
Control” (page 48).
General
The TV turns off
automatically (the TV enters
standby mode).
• Check if the “Sleep Timer” is activated, or confirm the “Duration”
setting of “On Timer” (page 36).
• If no signal is received and no operation is performed in the TV mode for
10 minutes, the TV automatically switches to standby mode.
The TV turns on
automatically.
• Check if the “On Timer” is activated (page 36).
Some input sources cannot be • Select “AV Preset” and cancel the “Skip” setting for the input source
selected.
(page 43).
The remote does not function. • Replace the batteries.
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Additional Information
• Check that the connected device is registered under “Server Display
Settings” (page 33).
• Check that the server is correctly configured.
• Check that the selected device is connected to the network and can be
accessed.
• If the “IP Address Settings” in “Network” under “Network Settings” is
set to “DHCP (DNS automatic)” or “DHCP (DNS manual)”, it may take
some time to recognise devices if there is no DHCP server. Execute
“Server Diagnostics” (page 34).
Condition
Explanation/Solution
HDMI equipment does not
appear on “HDMI Device
List”.
• Check that your equipment is compatible with control for HDMI.
You cannot select “Off” in
“Control for HDMI”.
• If you have connected any audio system that is compatible with control
for HDMI, you cannot select “Off” in this menu. If you want to change
the audio output to the TV speaker, select “TV Speaker” in the
“Speaker” menu (page 42).
Not all channels are tuned for • Check the support website for cable provide information.
cable.
http://support.sony-europe.com/TV/DVBC/
The speaker grille has come
off.
• To attach the speaker grille, first turn off the TV, then unplug the mains
lead. Then follow the procedure below.
Orient the speaker grille so that the location of the marks on the speaker
grille and TV match, insert the protrusions on the speaker grille into the
holes on the TV, and support gently. Check that the speaker grille and
TV are in contact without any gaps, and then secure it by pressing down
on the speaker grille from the top and sliding it into place.
To prevent the TV set from being damaged, do not touch the speakers or
their surroundings.
Do not touch the speakers.
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Instructions on “Installing the Wall-Mount Bracket” are not supplied in the
form of a separate leaflet with this TV. These installation instructions are
included within this TV’s instructions manual.
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