Network Video Receiver
3-216-226-14(1)
Network Video Receiver
Operating Instructions
DMX-NV1
© 2007 Sony Corporation
Owner’s Record
The model and serial numbers are located at the bottom of the receiver.
Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them
whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No.
Serial No.
For Your Convenience
Please contact Sony directly if you:
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Have questions on the use of your module after reading the Operating Instruction manual
and Quick Setup Guide
Experience difficulty operating your module
Contact Sony Customer Support at:
http://esupport.sony.com/bravialink
or to speak with a support representative:
United States
Canada
1-866-918-BIVL (2485)
1-877-899-SONY (7669)
Sony will work to resolve your questions more quickly than your retailer or place of purchase.
Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store
Register your BRAVIA® Internet Video Link at:
https://internet.sony.tv
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WARNING
NOTIFICATION
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this receiver to rain or moisture.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following
measures:
Do not attempt to modify this product in any
way without written authorization from Sony
Electronics, Inc. Unauthorized modification
could void the user's authority to operate this
product.
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"PLAYSTATION" is a registered trademark and
"PS3" is a trademark of Sony Computer
Entertainment Inc.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
ATTENTION
RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE,
NE PAS OUVRIR
PRECAUCION
RIESGO DE CHOQUE ELECTRICO
NO ABRIR
This symbol is intended to
alert the user to the presence
of uninsulated “dangerous
voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that
may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a
risk of electric shock to
persons.
This symbol is intended to
alert the user to the presence
of important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the
appliance.
The receiver shall not be exposed to dripping or
splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, shall be placed on the receiver.
CAUTION
To prevent electric shock, do not use this
polarized AC plug with an extension cord,
receptacle or other outlet unless the blades can
be fully inserted to prevent blade exposure.
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: SONY
Model: DMX-NV1
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
Address: 16530 Via Esprillo
San Diego, CA 92127 U.S.A.
Telephone Number: 858-942-2230
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Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio/TV technician for help.
Pursuant to FCC regulations, you are
cautioned that any changes or modifications
not expressly approved in this manual could
void your authority to operate this
equipment.
For Customers in Canada
This Class B digital receiver complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
Trademark Information
“BRAVIA” and
Sony Corporation.
are trademarks of
“XrossMediaBar” is a trademark of Sony
Corporation. “XMB” is a trademark of Sony
Coproration and Sony Computer Entertainment
Inc.
Yahoo! and the Yahoo! logo are registered
trademarks of Yahoo! Inc.
YouTube is a registered trademark of Google
Inc.
Amazon is a trademark of Amazon.com Inc.
CBS and Showtime are registered trademarks of
CBS Broadcasting Inc.
This device incorporates High-Definition
Multimedia Interface (HDMI™) technology.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition
Multimedia Interface are trademarks or
registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC.
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents and
other intellectual property rights. Use of this
copyright protection technology must be
authorized by Macrovision corporation, and is
intended for home and other limited consumer
uses only unless otherwise authorized by
Macrovision. Reverse engineering or
disassembly is prohibited.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC
rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not
cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
(Continued)
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Important
Safety
Instructions
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this receiver near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other receiver (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide
blade or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete
outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
receiver.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
receiver. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/receiver combination to avoid injury
from tip-over.
USE
AC power cord and other cables
If you damage the AC power cord or other cables, it may result in a fire or
an electric shock. If the AC power cord or other cables is damaged, stop
using it at once and contact the Sony service center.
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Wall outlet
Do not use a poor fitting outlet.
Insert the plug fully into the outlet. If it is loose, it may
cause arcing and result in a fire.
Contact your electrician to have the outlet changed.
Cable wiring
For your safety, unplug the AC power cord when wiring cables.
Take care not to catch your feet on the cables. It may damage the receiver.
Electric shock
Do not touch the AC power cord or the receiver with
a wet hand. If you plug/unplug the AC power cord
from the receiver with a wet hand, it may cause
electric shock.
Lightning
For added protection for this receiver during a lightning storm, or when it
is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the
wall outlet. This will prevent damage to the receiver due to lightning and
power line surges.
Small accessories
Keep small accessories out of children's reach.
CLEANING
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13) Unplug this receiver during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the receiver has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the receiver, the receiver has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
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Do not place the receiver where the power cord and cables are
subject to wear or abuse.
Do not pinch, bend, or twist the cord excessively. The core lines may
be bared and cut, and cause a short-circuit, resulting in a fire or an
electric shock.
Do not convert or damage the power cord and cables.
Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord and
cables.
Do not pull the power cord and cables.
Do not move the receiver with the power cord and cables plugged in.
Keep the power cord and cables away from heat sources.
Be sure to grasp the plug when disconnecting the power cord and
cables.
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Clean the AC power plug regularly.
If the plug is covered with dust and it picks
up moisture, its insulation may deteriorate
and result in a fire.
Unplug the AC power cord when cleaning
this receiver. If not, it may result in electric
shock.
Clean the casing of the receiver with a dry
soft cloth. Stubborn stains may be removed
with a cloth slightly moistened with a solution of mild soap and
warm water. Never use strong solvents such as thinner or benzine
for cleaning.
If using a chemically pretreated cloth, please follow the instruction
provided on the package.
Dust the ventilation holes with a dry cloth.
VENTILATION
The holes on the side of the receiver are provided for necessary ventilation.
To ensure reliable operation of the receiver, and to protect it from
overheating, these ventilation holes must never be blocked or covered.
Unless proper ventilation is provided, the receiver may gather dust and get
dirty. For proper ventilation, observe the following:
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Never block the ventilation holes by placing the receiver on a bed,
sofa, rug or other similar surface.
Never place the receiver in a confined space, such as a bookcase or
built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation is provided.
Objects and ventilation holes
Never push objects of any kind into the receiver through the ventilation
holes as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that
could result in a fire or an electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on
the receiver.
Do not place any objects on the receiver.
INSTALLATION
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The receiver should be installed near an easily accessible power
outlet.
Do not install the receiver in a hot or humid place, or in a place
subject to excessive dust or greasy vapor.
Avoid operating the receiver at temperature below 41°F (5°C).
When mounted to the back of TV, do not use the receiver as a handle
to pick up the TV set.
Make sure that the cord and connected cables are placed so that
tripping or stumbling may be avoided.
SERVICING
Damage requiring service
If the surface of the receiver cracks, do not touch the receiver until you
unplug the AC power cord.
Otherwise electric shock may result.
Servicing
Do not attempt to service the receiver yourself since opening the cabinet
may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing
to qualified service personnel.
Replacement parts
When replacement parts are required, be sure to have the
service technician certify in writing that he/she has used
replacement parts specified by the manufacturer that
have the same characteristics as the original parts.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in a fire, an
electric shock or other hazards.
Safety check
Upon completion of any service or repairs to the receiver, ask the service
technician to perform routine safety checks (as specified by the
manufacturer) to determine that the receiver is in safe operating condition,
and to so certify. Should the receiver not be repairable, ask a qualified
service technician to dispose of the receiver.
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Contents
Getting Started
Welcome to the World of
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A Snapshot of the BRAVIA Internet Video Link ............................................................9
LED Indicators...........................................................................................................10
Setting up the BRAVIA Internet Video Link .................................................................11
Cable Connections ....................................................................................................12
Connect to the Internet..............................................................................................13
Confirm Connection...................................................................................................15
Basic Remote Control Instruction ................................................................................16
Accessing the Receiver on the XMB™ .........................................................................16
Confirm Network Connection .......................................................................................17
Exiting Your Receiver................................................................................................19
Attaching the Receiver to Your TV ...............................................................................20
Mounting to the Back of Your TV ..............................................................................20
Using the Receiver as a Stand-alone........................................................................25
Navigating with Your TV’s Remote Control
Remote Control ..............................................................................................................29
New Icons on the XMB™
Internet Video Menu......................................................................................................31
Video Menu ....................................................................................................................31
Network Menu................................................................................................................32
Internet Video Link Features
Internet Video Guide ......................................................................................................33
Video Playback..........................................................................................................34
My Video Links ..............................................................................................................35
Save this Link ............................................................................................................35
View My Video Links .................................................................................................35
Remove this Link.......................................................................................................35
My Page...........................................................................................................................36
News .........................................................................................................................36
Messages ........................................................................................................................38
Reading Your Messages ...........................................................................................39
Send from PC to TV .......................................................................................................40
Setting up Send from PC to TV .................................................................................40
Using Send from PC to TV ........................................................................................41
Other Information
Using the HDMI Input Port.............................................................................................43
Updating the Receiver ...................................................................................................44
Device Information.........................................................................................................45
Optional Network Setup ............................................................................................46
Country and City List.....................................................................................................47
Troubleshooting.............................................................................................................49
Specifications.................................................................................................................51
Index................................................................................................................................53
Due to software updates, the screen images you see in this manual may differ from what you see on your TV.
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®
Thank you for purchasing this Sony BRAVIA Internet Video Link receiver.
This manual is for model DMX-NV1. The packing box contains accessories
that are listed on page 51.
For optimum picture performance, your BRAVIA TV with XMBTM
(XrossMediaBar) and DMex interface is capable of receiving high definition
programming through your high-speed Internet connection. (Broadband
Internet connection of at least 10 Mbps recommended for HD content.)
INPUT
DC IN
SERVICE
NETWORK
A Snapshot of the BRAVIA Internet Video Link
9V
LAN
OUT
Item
Description
1 POWER LED
2 NETWORK LED
Indicates the status of the receiver (see page 10).
Indicates network connectivity and activity (see page
10).
For software update and future use.
Connects to an additional HDMI device (e.g. HDDVR).
Connects to HDMI input on TV.
3 SERVICE Port
4 HDMI Input Port
5 HDMI OUT Port
6 LAN Ethernet Port Connects to network device (e.g. router, wireless
bridge).
x Port
Connects to DMex/SERVICE input on TV.
7 DMe
8 DC IN 9V
Connects to the supplied AC adapter with AC cord.
HDMI input port 4 works as a pass-through port which allows you to
connect an additional HDMI device (see page 43).
The BRAVIA Internet Video Link cannot be accessed through the TV’s
external inputs. Access it on the XMBTM. (See Accessing the
Receiver on the XMBTM on page 16.)
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Welcome to the World of
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LED Indicators
Power LED Indicators
Green
The receiver is powered on.
Orange (Blinking) The receiver is installing new software (do not
disconnect AC power).
Red (Blinking)
Unable to connect to TV. Check cable
connections.
Network LED Indicators
Green
The receiver is connected to the home network.
Green (Blinking)
The receiver has network activity.
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1
NETWORK
Power LED
Network LED
NETWORK
Make sure your home network is connected to the Internet.
Check the Troubleshooting section for additional information on
LED indicators.
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Perform the following simple tasks to setup your receiver: make the cable
connections, connect to the Internet, and attach the receiver to your TV. Be
sure to turn off your TV before making any cable connections.
Refer to the section
Attaching the Receiver
to Your TV on page 20
for attachment
instructions.
The receiver is packaged with the Cable Cover attached. Begin by removing
the Cable Cover as shown below.
Front of
Receiver
LAN
OUT
LAN
DC IN 9V
DC IN 9V
OUT
Gently slide the Cable Cover toward the rear side of the receiver, then pull
down.
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Setting up the BRAVIA Internet Video Link
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DC IN 9V
LAN
INPUT
OUT
DC IN
SERVICE
1 Connect the four cables to your receiver in the order shown below.
NETWORK
Cable Connections
9V
LAN
OUT
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A Connect the AC adapter to the DC IN 9V port on the receiver. Do not
plug into the wall outlet at this time.
B Connect the small (mini B) end of the USB cable to the DMex port on
the receiver.
C Connect one end of an Ethernet cable (not supplied) to the LAN
Ethernet port on the receiver.
D Connect the L-shaped end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI OUT port
on the receiver.
2 Connect the USB and HDMI cables to your TV as illustrated below.
B Connect the large (type A) end of the USB cable to the DMex/SERVICE
port on the TV.
D Connect the straight end of the HDMI cable to any HDMI port on the
TV.
DC IN 9V
LAN
OUT
B
#
DMex
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HDMI
The rear view and location of the ports as shown may differ from your
TV set.
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There are several ways to connect your receiver to the Internet. Find your
connection method in the list below and proceed to that step. Please read and
follow the directions carefully.
Sony Recommended
Connection Speed
Option 1 Gaming Adapter as a Wireless Bridge Connection
Standard
Definition Video
High Definition
Video
Option 2 Powerline Ethernet Adapter Connection
2.5
Mbps
10
Mbps
Option 3 Direct Router Connection
Option 1. Gaming Adapter as a Wireless Bridge Connection
Illustrations are not
drawn to scale.
Gaming
Adapter
Wireless Router
Requirements: Ethernet Cable, Wireless Router, Gaming Adapter or other
wireless device serving as a wireless bridge.
1 Ensure that your gaming adapter has an established Internet connection.
2 Connect the Ethernet cable between the receiver and the gaming
adapter.
Proceed to the section Confirm Connection on page 15 to confirm the
connection.
A gaming adapter is used as a wireless bridge in this example. Other
devices could possibly be used as a wireless bridge. Consult your
device’s instructions for more information.
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Connect to the
Internet
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Option 2. Powerline Ethernet Adapter Connection
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Router
Requirements: Ethernet Cable, Powerline Ethernet Adapter
1 Plug in a Powerline Ethernet Adapter with an established Internet
connection to the power outlet located closest to the receiver.
2 Connect an Ethernet cable between your receiver and the Powerline
Ethernet Adapter.
Be sure that a second Powerline Ethernet Adapter is connected to your
modem.
3 Proceed to Confirm Connection on page 15 to confirm the
connection.
We recommend that Powerline Ethernet adapters are not connected to
surge protectors or power strips.
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Option 3. Direct to Router Connection
Modem
Requirements: Ethernet Cable, Router
1 Connect an Ethernet cable between your receiver and the router.
Proceed to the section Confirm Connection below, to confirm the
connection.
Confirm Connection
1 Plug in the receiver.
2 Power on the TV.
3 Confirm the LED lights are green as shown below.
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1
NETWORK
Power LED
Network LED
NETWORK
See LED Indicators on page 10 for a description of all LED indicator colors.
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Basic Remote Control Instruction
1 Press the HOME button on your TV’s remote control to access the
XMBTM.
2 Press the V/v/B/b buttons to navigate.
3 Press the button to make selections.
4 Press the DMex button to confirm your connection and to access My
Page (see page 36).
Accessing the Receiver on the XMBTM
The BRAVIA Internet Video Link is fully integrated into the XMBTM
(XrossMediaBar). When the receiver is properly connected to the TV and
has made a successful Internet connection, new icons related to the BRAVIA
Internet Video Link will be available on the XMBTM (see page 19).
Video Menu
Network Menu
Media
Category
Bar
Category
Object Bar
You can only access the BRAVIA Internet Video Link from the XMBTM
or by pressing the DMex button on your TV’s remote control.
The receiver is not accessible by switching external inputs using the
INPUT button on the remote control. See page 43 for more information.
Depending on the TV model, the Media Category Bar may have
additional icons on the XMBTM.
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Follow these instructions to confirm that your Internet Video Link receiver is
properly connected.
1 Press the DMex button on your TV’s remote control to view the
connection status.
If “Feature available with DMeX module” appears on the screen, wait a
few moments and try again.
2 The first time the receiver is connected to the Internet, the software may
need to be updated. If the screen below does not appear, proceed to step
3.
Press the button on your TV’s remote control to choose Continue
and install the update. The update may take a few minutes to complete.
3 To continue the connection, begin Region Setup to enter your region
settings and customize your receiver.
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Confirm Network Connection
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The default country is the United States. Press the V/v/B/b and 0-9
buttons to enter your ZIP code.
Press the B button on your TV’s remote control to switch countries if
applicable. Highlight your country and press the button (see page 47
for the Country and City List).
4 Once you have setup your region, the receiver will attempt to connect to
the Internet. Upon successful connection to the Internet, you will see the
screen below.
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XMBTM (XrossMediaBar). These icons associated with the receiver will
appear. New services are available on the Network and Video menus,
and Internet Video Link settings are available on the Internet Video
menu.
Video Menu
Network Menu
Media
Category
Bar
Internet Video
Category
Object Bar
IMPORTANT: Do not press the INPUT button on the remote control to
access the BRAVIA Internet Video Link. It is available on the XMBTM.
Exiting Your
Receiver
There are several ways to exit the BRAVIA Internet Video Link and resume
watching your regular TV programming.
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Press the HOME button and scroll to TV. Highlight a channel to watch
and press . OR
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Change the TV’s input by pressing the INPUT button. This will change
the input and exit your receiver. OR
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Press the HOME button and scroll to External Inputs. Selecting any
input will exit your receiver.
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From My Page, press the DMex button to toggle to previous input.
Unplugging the AC adapter with AC cord from the wall will disconnect
the receiver.
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5 Press the HOME button on your TV’s remote control to access the
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Attaching the Receiver to Your TV
The attachment location of the receiver varies by TV model as shown below
in illustrations A-F.
Before you begin the attachment, slide the Cable Cover back into place.
Make sure the notches on the Cable Cover align with those indicated on the
receiver.
Front of
Receiver
DC IN 9V
LAN
LAN
OUT
DC IN 9V
OUT
B
Mounting to the
Back of Your TV
1 Find the location where you will need to attach the receiver. The
receiver can also be used as a stand-alone (see page 25).
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Guide Pins
1
COMPONENT IN
VIDEO IN
3
(1080i/720p/480p/480i)
1
3
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VIDEO
PB
DIGITAL AUDIO
(OPTICAL) OUT
PR
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AUDIO
R
L AUDIO
OUT
R (VAR/FIX)
AUDIO
R
VHF/UHF
CABLE
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DMex
SERVICE
1
2
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Rear Projection Mounting
Metal Screws (Type 2) only
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LCD TV Mounting Plastic
Fasteners (Type 1) only
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Rear Projection Mounting
Metal Screws (Type 2) only
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Rear Projection Mounting
Metal Screws (Type 2) only
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COMPONENT IN
VIDEO IN
3
(1080i/720p/480p/480i)
1
3
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Guide Pins
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VIDEO
PB
DIGITAL AUDIO
(OPTICAL) OUT
PR
L (MONO)
AUDIO
R
L AUDIO
OUT
R (VAR/FIX)
AUDIO
R
VHF/UHF
CABLE
DMex
1
L
2
SERVICE
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&
LCD TV Mounting Plastic
Fasteners (Type 1) only
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Rear Projection Mounting
Metal Screws (Type 2) only
1
COMPONENT IN
VIDEO IN
3
(1080i/720p/480p/480i)
1
3
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VIDEO
PB
DIGITAL AUDIO
(OPTICAL) OUT
PR
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AUDIO
R
L AUDIO
OUT
R (VAR/FIX)
AUDIO
R
VHF/UHF
CABLE
DMex
1
L
2
SERVICE
2 Take the bracket and match the holes on the bracket to the screw holes
on the back of your TV.
The screw holes on the TV are shown with the bracket (holes A and C) for right side
attachment to the LCD-TV.
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The screw holes and guide pins shown on the back of Rear Projection TV with the
bracket (holes B and C) for left side attachment.
1 Use the LCD TV Mounting Plastic Fasteners (Type 1) or Rear
Projection Mounting Metal Screws (Type 2) to attach the bracket to
your TV. Do not over tighten the screws and use only the screws
designated for your TV type.
2 Take the Mounting Knobs and hand twist into place as shown.
Do not over tighten the Mounting Knobs.
3 Thread the bottom Mounting Knob through the bottom hole on the
bracket. The top Mounting Knob should be sitting on the groove.
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The bottom Mounting Knob thread in the hole and the top Mounting Knob sits on the
groove.
4 Lightly push the receiver down so that both Mounting Knobs are locked
into place.
Make sure that cables are organized with the Cable Cover so that the
cables hang out on the same side as the Mounting Knobs and on the
front side of the receiver.
If difficult to mount the receiver, remove the TOP Mounting Knob.
Reposition the receiver to the bracket then tighten with the Mounting
Knob to keep in place.
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The receiver can be used as a stand-alone in a vertical position or in a
horizontal position depending on your preference.
For vertical stand-alone use
1 Align the notches on the stand with the opening found at the bottom of
the Cable Cover.
DC IN 9V
LAN
OUT
2 Slide to lock in place.
LAN
DC IN 9V
OUT
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Using the Receiver
as a Stand-alone
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3 The receiver is ready.
LAN
DC IN 9V
OUT
For horizontal stand-alone use
1 Take the Mounting Knobs and hand twist into place as shown.
Do not over tighten the Mounting Knobs.
2 Thread the bottom Mounting Knob through the bottom hole on the
bracket. (The bracket should not be attached to the back of TV for this
type of use.) The top Mounting Knob should be sitting on the groove.
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The bottom Mounting Knob thread in the hole and the top Mounting Knob sits at the
groove.
3 Lightly push the receiver down so that both Mounting Knobs are locked
into place.
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4 Rest the receiver down horizontally with the bracket side down. The
bracket will protect the receiver from scratches.
5 The receiver is ready. Make sure that the front side (with the LED
indicators) of the receiver is facing you.
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Navigating with Your TV’s Remote Control
Remote Control
Button
1 DISPLAY
2 RETURN
3 HOME
4 DMeX
Description
Displays the Control Panel in the Video Player.
Returns to the previous screen. On some menus, this
button saves your settings. Help text on the bottom of the
screen will tell you when this applies.
Opens the TV Home Menu/ XMBTM (XrossMediaBar),
where you can access the features of the BRAVIA
Internet Video Link.
Opens My Page. See page 36 for more details.
This remote control may
differ from your own.
Model shown is
RM-YD018.
Press again to toggle back to previous input.
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Navigating with Your TV’s Remote Control
To operate this Internet Video Link receiver, use your Sony TV's remote
control equipped with the DMex button. If your TV's remote control does
not have this button, your TV is not compatible with this receiver.
Navigating with Your TV’s Remote Control
Button
5 INPUT
6
7
8 OPTIONS
9 CH+
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Description
Press to access external equipment connected to the TV
via the receiver (see page 43).
Press to make or confirm a selection.
While viewing a video, press to Pause the video. Press
again to Play. When fast-forwarding or rewinding a video,
press to resume play.
Press to move up, down, left or right on the screen.
While viewing a video, press b to move forward (fastforward) and B to move backward (fast-reverse). Also
works with the M and m buttons (on certain remotes).
Press V to zoom in and v to zoom out. For more
information, see page 34.
Press to display Options menu. Available options
depend on the current menu (see pages 33 and 34).
Press to skip ahead to the next video in the queue.
New Icons on the XMB™
Internet Video Menu
The main menu of the BRAVIA Internet Video Link is Internet Video,
located in the Settings menu on the XMBTM. Highlight and select the
Internet Video icon to access this exclusive menu. The following options
are available from the Internet Video menu.
Description
Network Setup
Region
Software Update
Restore Default
Settings
Device
Information
Restart Internet
Channels
Complete network setup.
Complete or change your region settings (see page 18).
Update your software (see page 44).
Change network and region settings to default (see
page 50).
Get information about your specific receiver (see page
45).
Refresh the Internet channels.
Video Menu
When the receiver is connected to the Internet, the Video icon will appear
on the Media Category Bar.
Option
Description
My Video Links Display the saved videos (see page 35).
Internet Channels Select an Internet channel to view available videos (see
page 33).
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New Icons on the XMB™
Option
New Icons on the XMB™
Network Menu
The Network menu also appears on the Media Category Bar when the
receiver is connected.
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Option
Description
My Page
Messages
Open My Page (see page 36).
Read important messages (see page 38).
Internet Video Link Features
Internet Video Link Features
Internet Video Guide
Select an Internet channel to view its Internet Video Guide. Videos are
arranged by category.
To display the Internet Video Guide:
1 Press HOME to display the XMBTM.
2 Press B/b to highlight the Video icon.
3 Press V/v to highlight an Internet channel and press . You will be
taken to the channel's Home Category.
The Parental Lock
function set on the TV will
block video content based
on the appropriate TV or
Movie Rating. See your
TV's Operating Instruction
Manual for information on
activating and using your
Parental Lock.
Videos are arranged by
Categories. Find
available Categories on
the Options menu.
4 Press the OPTIONS button to select a different category and view
additional videos.
5 Press V/v/B/b to highlight the thumbnail of the video you want to view,
then press
to play the video.
To view more items on the list, press CH +/– to display the next page.
Press DISPLAY to see more information on the highlighted video.
Options Menu
Option
Description
Sort By
Home Category
List of Categories
Save this Link
Choose to sort the videos by the options available.
Choose to return to the Home Category.
Choose to view additional categories and videos.
Choose to save video to a folder for easy repeat viewing
(see page 35).
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Internet Video Link Features
Video Playback
The video playback may take a few moments to load and will start upon
successful connection to the Internet channel. The video loading status is
displayed on your screen.
The Control Panel opens when a video begins and closes after five
seconds of non-use.
Fast-forward and Fast-reverse
Some Internet channels allow you to fast-forward and fast-reverse. Press b
to move forward in the video. Press B to move backward.
The Control Panel will appear with a yellow dot indicating the point at
which the playback will resume. To resume playback, press . See the
illustration below for details.
To increase the speed of fast-forward or fast-reverse, press the
corresponding button up to three times.
Press the
corresponding
buttons to control
playback.
Control Panel
Playback resume
point
Arrows indicate
fast-forward speed.
Options Menu
Other options are available from the Options menu.
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Option
Description
Restart
Next
Control Panel
Replay the video from the beginning.
Skip to the next video.
Display the control panel.
Internet Video Link Features
My Video Links
My Video Links is a feature which allows you to save video links from the
Internet Video Guide for easy repeat viewing.
Internet Video Link Features
Save this Link
1
2
3
4
5
Choose an Internet channel’s Internet Video Guide (see page 33).
Highlight a video you would like to save.
Press OPTIONS.
Select Save this Link.
You will then be returned to the Internet Video Guide.
This feature may not be available with all Internet channels.
View My Video Links
1 Press the HOME button and highlight the Video icon on the XMB™.
2 Choose My Video Links and press .
3 The videos are presented as thumbnails. Press V/v/B/b, or CH +/– to
browse.
4 Highlight the video and press
to begin video playback.
You can see how many videos you have saved to My Video Links by
looking at the number in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.
Remove this Link
1
2
3
4
Choose My Video Links on the XMB™.
Press the OPTIONS button.
Choose Remove this Link and press
.
Select Yes to confirm or No to cancel.
A video saved to My Video Links may not be available if the Internet
channel deletes it from their server.
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Internet Video Link Features
My Page
My Page gives you quick and convenient information with the single click
of a button. It is recommended that you complete Region setup (see page
18) to customize the information to your local area.
Press the DMex button on your TV’s remote control to access My Page.
You can also access My Page from the Network menu on the XMB™.
My Page powered by Yahoo! keeps you up-to-date with local news,
weather, and traffic.
Availability of localized information varies by region.
News
My Page brings you the latest news from a variety of sources.
1 Press V/v to change the news source.
2 Press B/b to change the news topic.
3 Press to read the current news topic in more detail.
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Internet Video Link Features
Internet Video Link Features
1 Press V/v to read an article longer than one page.
2 Press B/b to view another article in the current topic.
3 Press RETURN to exit the current article and return to My Page.
The numbers after Topic in the lower left-hand corner indicate the
number of articles in the current topic and the total number available.
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Internet Video Link Features
Messages
Your Messages Inbox is where you will find important messages about
new features, video content providers, and more.
To access the Messages Inbox:
1
2
3
4
Press the HOME button to display the XMB™.
Press B/b to highlight the Network icon.
Press V/v to highlight the Messages icon.
Press
to open the Messages Inbox.
The Messages Inbox lists several messages on each page. Message
information shown includes the sender, the date sent, and the title of the
message.
Messages will be deleted automatically from the Messages Inbox.
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Internet Video Link Features
Reading Your
Messages
You can browse through the Messages Inbox or highlight a message to
read in its entirety. Press to open the highlighted message. The message
will open on your screen.
Internet Video Link Features
1 Press V/v to read through a message longer than one page.
2 Press RETURN to go back to the Messages Inbox.
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Internet Video Link Features
Send from PC to TV
With the Send from PC to TV feature, videos from the Internet can be
viewed on your TV.
Not all file formats are supported for playback.
Setting up Send
from PC to TV
Follow the steps below to configure your receiver and PC.
Configuring the BRAVIA Internet Video Link
1 From the Settings menu on the XMB™, highlight the Internet Video
icon and press
.
2 Highlight Send from PC to TV and press .
3 Highlight Enable and press .
4 Press RETURN to save your selection.
Downloading the utility file
To use Send from PC to TV, you will have to install a software utility.
Choose an Internet browser to use, then follow the steps below to configure
your PC.
1 Using your computer and an Internet web browser, go to the BRAVIA
Internet Video Link homepage at http://internet.sony.tv and login or
register a new account. From the home page select the link “Software
Utilities.”
2 Follow instructions on the page to download the file associated with
your Internet browser and save it to your computer.
3 Configure your browser by following the instructions for either Internet
Explorer or Firefox below.
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Internet Video Link Features
Configuration for Internet Explorer
1 Locate the file you just downloaded in step 2 above and run it to install
the utility.
2 Once the utility is installed, select Start from the main Windows menu,
3 Select Send from PC to TV Configuration
4 Type in your IP address (this can be found on the Device Information
menu; see page 45 for details).
5 Close all browser windows and restart Internet Explorer.
6 Your web-browser is ready. Proceed to “Using Send from PC to TV”
below for usage instructions.
Configuration for Firefox
1 In the Firefox browser, select File from the top menu.
2 Select Open File and browse to the location where you saved the utility
file in step 2 above.
3
4
5
6
7
Select Install once the option is visible in the browser Add-ons window.
Restart the browser when prompted to complete the installation.
Once the browser restarts,select the Tools menu.
Select Send from PC to TV options.
Type in your IP address (this can be found on the Device Information
menu; see page 45 for details).
8 Your web-browser is ready. Proceed to “Using Send from PC to TV”
below for usage instructions.
Using Send from PC
to TV
Playing a Video
1 Make sure the TV is turned on and the receiver is connected.
2 Locate a video link on the Internet that you would like to play.
3 With your mouse, right click the video link to access the Context menu
and select Send from PC to TV Play/Pause to play the video. (See the
table on the next page for other available options.)
4 The video will begin to play on your TV.
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Internet Video Link Features
then select Programs.
Internet Video Link Features
Saving a Video to My Video Links
1 When you locate a video link on the Internet that you want to save, use
your mouse to right-click on the file and select Send from PC to TV
Bookmark.
2 Enter a title and description of the video.
Viewing a Video Saved in My Video Links
1 On the TV, select the My Video Links icon from the Video menu on
the XMB™.
2 Identify the video to view by highlighting the thumbnail and viewing
the title and description that you entered when saving it.
3 Press
to begin playback.
Context Menu Options in the Internet Browser
In your selected browser, right-click on any video link to access the
following options for playback on the TV.
Send from PC to TV
Bookmark
Send from PC to TV
Play/Pause
Send from PC to TV
Stop
Select to save the video into My Video Links
Select to Play or Pause the video
Select to Stop the video
Not all content found on the Internet will play on the BRAVIA Internet
Video Link.
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Other Information
The HDMI Input port on the front side of the receiver works as a passthrough port. This allows you to connect an external HDMI device to your
TV via the receiver. You can connect a Playstation®3 or other HDMI device.
Follow the instructions below to use the pass-through port. Turn off your TV
before connecting additional devices.
1 Connect an HDMI cable (you will need to supply your own cable)
between the pass-through port on the front side of the receiver and the
HDMI device as illustrated below.
HDMI 1
PS 3
HDMI Cable
(not supplied)
2 Power on the TV and the additional device.
3 Press the INPUT button and toggle to the HDMI input that your
receiver is connected to on the TV. If your receiver is connected to
HDMI 1, then the PS3 (or other external device) can be accessed by
selecting HDMI 1. You can also label this input. See your TV’s
Operating Instruction Manual for further details on labeling inputs.
Some HDMI devices have features which use HDMI-CEC control
signals. Some of these features are not supported by this pass-through
mode.
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Other Information
Using the HDMI Input Port
Other Information
Updating the Receiver
Your BRAVIA Internet Video Link may need occasional software updates
for new features and product enhancements. Please check your Messages
Inbox periodically to see if a software update is available.
To update directly through the network
The Power LED is
orange while the
receiver is updating.
Do not unplug the AC
power cord during an
update.
1 Press the HOME button and highlight the Settings icon on the
XMB™.
2 Select Internet Video.
3 Select Software Update.
4 Select YES to confirm software update. You may see a blank screen for
a few moments.
5 Follow the displayed instructions. Agree to the End User License
Agreement to install the update (if prompted).
6 A progress screen will notify you of the update status. When the update
is complete, your receiver will power off and back on automatically.
Please note that the receiver will power up into pass-through mode after
a software update (see page 43 for more information on pass-through).
7 Press the HOME button to access the XMB™.
Normal receiver functions are inaccessible during the update and will
resume once the update is completed.
You may access your TV’s regular programming until the update is
complete.
If power is interrupted during an update, the receiver will power on into
update mode.
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Other Information
Device Information
To locate your BRAVIA Internet Video Link’s device information, select the
Internet Video icon from the Settings menu. Then, select Device
Information.
Other Information
Sony Contact
Information
Model Number
Serial Number
Software Version
IP Address
MAC Address
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Other Information
Optional Network
Setup
The Custom setup allows you to enter your own IP address by selecting
Manual and enter your proxy server settings by selecting Use.
FOR ADVANCED USERS ONLY.
1
2
3
4
5
Press the HOME button and choose the Settings icon on the XMB™.
Select Internet Video.
Select Network Setup.
Select Custom.
Follow the steps below to complete your Custom setup.
Follow the on-screen instructions
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Upon completing
these steps, return to
the Confirm
Connection section
on page 15 to verify
your successful home
network connection
and complete the
setup.
Enter your proxy server settings
Setup Information
Setup Confirmation
IP address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway and Primary DNS values
are required when manually entering your address information.
Values between 0 and 255 are possible.
Be sure that your home network is connected to your broadband
Internet service.
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Other Information
Country and City List
This is a listing of cities available in Region Setup. For My Page to display the most accurate information,
please choose the city closest to you.
USA
(Enter Zip Code)
Canada
(Enter Postal Code)
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Cordoba
La Plata
Rosario
Barbados
All
Belize
Belize City
Corozal Town
Dangriga
Orange Walk Town
Punta Gorda
Bolivia
Cobija
Cochabamba
La Paz
Oruro
Potosi
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Sucre
Tarija
Trinidad
Brazil
Belém
Belo Horizonte
Brasília
Campinas
Curitiba
Duque de Caxias
Fortaleza
Goiania
Guarulhos
Maceió
Manaus
Porto Alegre
Recife
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
São Gonçalo
São Luis
São Paulo
Teresina
Chile
Antofagasta
Puente Alto
San Bernardo
Santiago
Talcahuano
Temuco
Valparaíso
Viña del Mar
Colombia
Barranquilla
Bogota
Cali
Cartagena
Medellin
Costa Rica
Alajuela
Cartago
San Jose
Dominican Republic
Santiago de Los Caballeros
Santo Domingo de Guzman
Ecuador
Cuenca
Guayaquil
Machala
Manta
Portoviejo
Quito
Santo Domingo
El Salvador
San Miguel
San Salvador
Santa Ana
Guatemala
Escuintla
Guatemala City
Quetzaltenango
Guyana
Bartica
Georgetown
Linden
New Amsterdam
Skeldon
Haiti
Cap-Haïtien
Port-au-Prince
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Other Information
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Mexico
Acapulco
Aguascalientes
Chihuahua
Ecatepec
Juárez
León
Mérida
México City
Monterrey
Nezahualcóyotl
Puebla
San Luis Potosí
Tijuana
Tlalnepantla
Nicaragua
Chinandega
Granada
León
Managua
Masaya
Panama
Changuinola
Chitré
Colón
David
La Chorrera
San Miguelito
Santiago
Paraguay
Asunción
Cuidad del Este
San Lorenzo
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Peru
Arequipa
Chiclayo
Chimbote
Cusco
Huancayo
Iquitos
Lima
Piura
Trujillo
Puerto Rico
Bayamón
Caguas
Carolina
Ponce
San Juan
Uruguay
Las Piedras
Maldonado
Melo
Montevideo
Paysandú
Rivera
Salto
Tacuarembó
Venezuela
Barquisimeto
Caracas
Cuidad Bolivar
Cuidad Guayana
Maracaibo
Maracay
Valencia
Other Information
Troubleshooting
Condition
No picture
Cannot see video and network
category icons on XMB™.
Black screen
Explanation/Solution
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
Video quality
Poor Picture
Small Picture
Black frame appears around the
video.
Certain programs display a loss of
detail, especially during fastmotion or dark scenes.
No sound/Poor sound
Good picture, no sound.
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❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
General
Remote control does not operate.
❑
❑
❑
❑
Video saved to My Video Links ❑
does not play.
The receiver's Power LED is
❑
blinking orange.
Make sure the receiver’s power cord is connected securely.
Turn on the power of the TV.
Check connections to the receiver.
Press HOME to access the XMB™. Look for the Internet Video icon on the
Settings menu. If this icon does not appear, check the connections to your TV
(see page 12).
Your receiver may be in pass-through mode. See page 43 for more details on
pass-through.
The quality of the video displayed on your TV depends on the quality of the
video provided by the video content provider as well as your connected
bandwidth. Sony recommends a broadband Internet connection of at least 2.5
Mbps to view content (10 Mbps for HD content).
Press V/v to zoom in and out.
Some videos are filmed in aspect ratios other than 16:9. Your TV will show these
videos surrounded by a black frame. Press V/v to zoom in or out.
Video quality and picture size varies and is dependent upon broadband speed and
delivery by content providers.
Check the volume control.
Press MUTING or VOL + so that “Muting” disappears from the screen.
Disconnect your headphones.
Set Speaker to On in the Setup settings (see your TV’s Operating Instruction
Manual). If it is set to Off, sound is not output from the TV’s speakers regardless
of the TV’s volume control.
Quality depends on content provided by the video content provider as well as
your connected bandwidth.
If your TV is connected to home A/V equipment, check the audio settings on
your TV (see your TV's Operating Instruction Manual).
Due to the nature of Internet video, not all videos will contain sound.
Check the polarity of the batteries or replace the batteries.
Point the remote control at the remote control sensor of the TV.
Florescent lamps can interfere with your remote control operation; try turning
off the florescent lamps.
Keep the remote control sensor area clear from obstacles.
Videos removed by the video content provider may no longer be accessible.
Follow the instructions on page 35 to Remove this Link.
The receiver is writing new software. Do not disconnect AC power.
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Other Information
If you have additional questions, service needs, or required technical assistance related to the use of your Sony receiver,
please visit our website or call one of the following numbers:
http://esupport.sony.com/bravialink
1-866-918-BIVL (2485) for US Residents
1-877-899-SONY (7669) for Canadian Residents
Other Information
Condition
The receiver's Power LED is
blinking orange and green.
I have Parental Lock enabled,
but it does not block some content.
My receiver is stuck in update
mode.
I do not see many videos in the
Internet Video Guide.
No video playback when using
Send from PC to TV.
Explanation/Solution
❑
Call the Sony Service Center for support.
❑
Parental Lock will block video content based on the appropriate TV or Movie
Rating. See the TV's Operating Instruction Manual for more information.
You must accept an update to use the product.
❑
❑
❑
❑
How to reset the receiver to default ❑
settings.
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Press the OPTIONS button and select Categories to view more content.
Check your TV parental ratings, you may be blocking too much content.
Unsupported formats will not play. Supported formats include: .ASF
(WMV9 Video/WMA Audio), .MOV (AVC or H.264 Video/AAC-LC Audio),
and .MP4 (AVC or H.264 Video/AAC-LC Audio).
Press the HOME button to access the XMBTM on your TV. On the Settings
menu, select Internet Video. Next, select Restore Default Settings and
press . Confirm the change by highlighting Yes and pressing . A
confirmation screen will display.
WARNING: This will reset your region and network settings.
Other Information
Specifications
DMX-NV1
Power Requirements
Power Consumption
DC Input
Video Signal
Input/Output Ports
Terminals
Ethernet (Network)
DMeX (for connection to
compatible TV)
USB Host
HDMI IN
HDMI Out
Dimensions
Receiver Alone
Receiver with Cable Cover
Receiver with Stand
Weight
Supplied Accessories
HDMI Cable
USB Cable
AC Adapter with AC Cord
Mounting Bracket
Stand
Cable Cover
Quick Setup Guide
Attachment Guide
Warranty Card
Supplied Screws
AC 120V 60Hz
9W
9V
1080i fixed output to DTV
Other Information
Model
DC In (9V) x1 (for supplied AC adapter only)
x1 (base)
x1 (base)
x1 (side, for service use)
x1 (side, HDMI for pass-through)
x1 (base, for use with DMex compatible TV only)
WxHxD
4.1 x 6.4 x 1.3 (in)
4.1 x 8.5 x 1.3 (in)
4.1 x 8.8 x 4.3 (in)
1.1 lbs
x1 (1.5m, L-shape connector for DMX-NV1)
x1 (1.5m, A to mini-B)
x1 (DC cord 1.8m, AC cord 1.9m)
x1 (for LCD TV or Rear projection TV)
x1
x1
x1
x1
x1
1) LCD TV Mounting Plastic Fasteners (Screw Type 1) x2
2) Rear Projection Mounting Metal Screws (Screw Type 2) x2
3) Receiver to Mounting Bracket Thumb Screws (Mounting Knobs) x2
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Index
9V DC IN 9
N
B
NETWORK LED 9
Network LED Indicators 10
Network Menu 16, 17
Network Setup 31
BRAVIA Internet Video Link 9
C
Cable Cover 11, 20
Categories 33
Category Object Bar 16, 17
Control Panel 34
Custom setup 46
O
D
Parental Lock 33
Pass-through Port 43
pass-through port 9
POWER LED 9
Power LED Indicators 10
Powerline Ethernet Adapter 14
Problems, troubleshooting 48
PS3TM 43
DC IN 9V 12
default settings 50
Device Information 31, 45
DIGITAL/ANALOG button 30
DISPLAY button 29
DMex 16
DMeX button 16
DMex button 16, 29
DMex Port 9
DMex port 12
G
Gaming Adapter 13
H
HDMI device 43
HDMI Input Port 9
HDMI OUT 12
HDMI OUT Port 9
HDMI port 12
HOME 16
HOME button 29
Home Category 33
horizontal stand-alone 26
I
Important Safety Instructions 4
INPUT button 30
Installing the TV on a wall 51
L
LAN Ethernet Port 9
M
Media Category Bar 16, 17
Messages 32
Messages Inbox 38
Mounting Bracket 23
Mounting Knobs 23
My Page 32
My Video Links 31
OPTIONS button 30
Options Menu 33, 34
P, Q
R
Recommended Connection Speed 13
Region 31
Reset 50
Restore Default Settings 31
RETURN button 29
RNING 3
Router 15
S
Save this Link 33
SELECT button 16, 30
SERVICE Port 9
Snapshot 9
Software Update 31, 44
Sort By 33
T, U
Troubleshooting 48
USB 12
V
vertical stand-alone 25
Video Menu 16, 17
W, X, Y
Wireless Bridge Connection 13
XMB™ 19
XrossMediaBar 19
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For Your Convenience
Please contact Sony directly if you:
z
z
Have questions on the use of your module after reading the Operating Instruction manual
and Quick Setup Guide
Experience difficulty operating your module
Contact Sony Customer Support at:
http://esupport.sony.com/bravialink
or to speak with a support representative:
United States
Canada
1-866-918-BIVL (2485)
1-877-899-SONY (7669)
Sony will work to resolve your questions more quickly than your retailer or place of purchase.
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