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PROFESSIONAL VIDEO MONITOR
BVM-F170
OPERATION MANUAL
[English]
1st Edition (Revised 1)

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    PROFESSIONAL VIDEO MONITOR BVM-F170 OPERATION MANUAL [English] 1st Edition (Revised 1)

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    WARNING Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. When installing the unit, incorporate a readily accessible disconnect device in the fixed wiring, or connect the power plug to an easily accessible socket-outlet near the unit. If Important Safety Instructions a fault should occur during operation of the unit, operate the disconnect device to switch the power supply off, or...

  • Page 3

    Electromagnetic Environment: E4 (controlled EMC Laite on liitettävä suojamaadoituskoskettimilla environment, ex. TV studio). varustettuun pistorasiaan The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1- För kunderna i Sverige 7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Apparaten skall anslutas till jordat uttag...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Brightness/Contrast Adjustment ......28 Chapter 1 Overview Precautions ............6 On Safety..............6 Chapter 3 Menu On Installation ............6 Handling the Screen ..........6 Basic Menu Operations ........30 On Burn-in ............6 Menu Operation Buttons ........30 On a Long Period of Use........7 Displaying the Menu ..........31 Handling and Maintenance of the Screen ....7 Setting or Adjusting in the Menu Operation ..31...

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    Magnifying the Picture (Pixel Zoom)....81 Capturing the Picture of the HD Signal (HD Frame Capture) ........82 Displaying the Area Marker or Aspect Marker ..........83 Displaying the Audio Level Meter ....84 Displaying the Time Code .......85 Switching the Display of the 3D Video Signal ..........

  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Overview

    Overview Chapter Handling the Screen Precautions • The panel fitted to this unit is manufactured with high precision technology, giving a functioning pixel ratio of On Safety at least 99.99%. Thus a very small proportion of pixels may be “stuck”, either always off (black), always on (red, green, or blue), or flashing.

  • Page 7: On A Long Period Of Use

    Sony dealer. screen’s performance. In addition, the screen is vulnerable to damage. Do not scratch or knock against it using a hard If you have any questions about this unit, please contact object.

  • Page 8: Functions Supported In Software

    Functions Supported in Software Version 1.1 The following new functions are supported for Version 1.1 of the BVM-F170. Menu Supported function Reference page • Auto Automatic color temperature adjustment can be performed using the built-in color sensor. (in the Color Temp Adj menu of the Adjustment menu) Data in this monitor, in another monitor or in a “Memory...

  • Page 9: Features

    Multi color space master monitor by the color management system with its The Sony’s unique OLED panel with a wide color gamut wide color gamut device, high-resolution/precise gradation and color management system which uses the unique 3D...

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    HD frame capture function Aspect selectable function The frame of the 3G/HD-SDI input signal is captured and A squeezed and recorded signal is displayed with the saved as a picture file in the “Memory Stick”. This is correct angle. You can select from 4:3 and 16:9 aspect used to confirm the color tone and picture angle of the modes.

  • Page 11: Options

    BKM-16R Monitor Control Unit The BKM-16R is a controller of the BVM-F170 and you Horopter check display (with serial number 7100001 or can control multiple monitors from one controller.

  • Page 12: Adaptors

    BKM-243HS HD/D1-SDI Input Adaptor Includes a decoder for serial digital component signals. Input/output connectors for two serial digital channels and output connector for one monitor channel are equipped. BKM-244CC HD/SD-SDI Closed Caption Adaptor Includes a decoder for serial digital component signals. EIA/CEA-608 or EIA/CEA-708 standard closed caption signals superimposed on the SDI signals are decoded and displayed.

  • Page 13: Input/output Connectors And Input Adaptors

    Input/Output Connectors and Input Adaptors This monitor is equipped with two 3G/HD/SD-SDI input connectors, an HDMI input connector, and a DisplayPort input connector for the standard interface. In this manual, these connectors are referred to as the standard input. By adding the optional input expansion adaptors, the input/output connector panel can be assembled in a wide variety of configurations.

  • Page 14: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts Front Panel 1 Tally lamp 2 OPERATE lamp 3 OVER RANGE lamp 4 ECO lamp a Tally lamp Lights in green when the monitor is put into operation mode from standby mode by pressing the MONITOR I/1 With factory settings, the tally lamp lights when pins No.

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    The OVER RANGE lamp, OPERATE lamp and/or ECO lamp on the front panel may show an error or warning while the monitor is being operated. If the error or warning is shown, please contact your Sony representative. Error display OVER...

  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 4 DC 5V OUT connector 5 LAN (10/100) connector Handle Handle 6 NETWORK switch 7 PARALLEL REMOTE connector 1 MAIN POWER switch 8 STANDARD PORT 2 DC IN 24 V - 28 V connector 9 HDMI IN connector 3 AC IN connector q;...

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    i HDMI IN connector Inputs the HDMI signal. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an interface that supports both video and audio on a single digital connection, allowing you to display high quality digital picture. The HDMI specification supports HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), a copy protection technology that incorporates coding technology for digital video signals.

  • Page 18: Chapter 2 Preparations

    Preparations Chapter Environments of the Installing an Input Installation Location Adaptor Illumination environments Each input adaptor can be installed in any input option port on the rear panel. The apparent color reproduction on the monitor is greatly affected by ambient light or glare. Caution When you install the following input adaptors to this Viewing angle...

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    Loosen two screws and remove the cover of an input 243HS or BKM-244CC adaptors are used, install the input option port on the rear panel of the monitor. adaptors in OPTION 1 and 2 option ports, or OPTION 3 and 4 option ports. The BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC cannot be used with the BKM-250TG for Dual-link Make sure the MAIN Cover of an input...

  • Page 20: Mounting The Unit In A Rack

    Mounting the Unit in a Connections Rack Note on connecting the cable to the DC 5V OUT connector To mount the unit in an EIA standard 19-inch rack, use the Be sure to plug the male connector of the cable into the DC supplied rack mount brackets and screws.

  • Page 21: Connecting The Controller (bkm-16r)

    Connecting the Controller (BKM- Connecting the Multiple Units with 16R) the LAN The controller controls up to 32 monitors. Up to four NETWORK switch controllers are connected to one monitor in single mode. t Set to PEER TO PEER. Monitor Note The controller cannot control monitors in another subnetwork.

  • Page 22: Turning On The Power

    Notes Turning on the Power • When an optional LAN cable is connected, use a shielded-type cable to prevent a malfunction due to noises. Connecting to Power • We recommend to use an optional switching hub with auto selection function (AUTO MDI/MDI-X) of a straight/cross cable.

  • Page 23: Turning On The Monitor

    Turning on the Monitor Settings Press the MAIN POWER switch on the rear panel to turn on the power. Selecting the Area When you turn on the monitor for the first time after purchasing it, the Select Area screen is displayed. Select the area where you intend to use this monitor.

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    If 4 Asia Except Japan is selected: Select Area NTSC area Asia Except Japan NTSC Area PAL Area PAL area ENTER button UP/DOWN buttons Ent button Customers who will use this monitor in the shaded areas shown in the map below should select NTSC Turn on the monitor with the MAIN POWER switch.

  • Page 25: Setting For The Lan To Connect The Multiple Units

    After saving and reflecting the setting, you can change the Set the NETWORK switches of the monitor and the setting with the menu. controller to LAN. • Color Temp (color temperature) (page 47) • Setup Level (NTSC Setup Level: page 49, Betacam NETWORK switch tSet to LAN.

  • Page 26: Assigning The Input Signal To The Channel

    GROUP button: Selects group connection mode. Select the channel (CH1 to CH30) to be assigned by The monitor of the designated group is connected pressing the numeric button of the controller. remotely. To assign to a channel number from 1 to 9, press the The group ID number is displayed on all connected appropriate one-digit channel number on the numeric monitors when the button is held pressed.

  • Page 27: Adjusting

    Automatic adjustment (recommended) Adjusting Input the reference color-bar signal to the monitor. Select Auto in the Picture Adj menu of the Adjustment Before adjusting menu and perform the automatic adjustment of the The monitor must be warmed up sufficiently. chroma, phase and matrix in Auto Adjust (page 40). To perform stable color reproduction, turn on the power of the monitor, display the white signal and leave it in this Manual adjustment...

  • Page 28: Color Temperature (white Balance)

    Adj menu of the Adjustment menu. Special software is required for the automatic adjustment Adjust the –2%, 0% and +2% ranges or the 0%, +2% using the specified probe. For details, contact your Sony and +4% ranges of the PLUGE signal section of the representative.

  • Page 29

    As the brightness and contrast adjustments affect each other, repeat the adjustments of step 3 and 4. Press the ENTER or Ent button. Note You can access manual adjustment without opening the Adjustment menu. To access it, press the MANUAL button located below the BRIGHT or CONTRAST knob of the controller.

  • Page 30: Chapter 3 Menu

    Menu Chapter Basic Menu Operations Menu Operation Buttons The menu is operated using the menu operation buttons on the controller (BKM-16R, optional). Controller (BKM-16R) 1 UP/DOWN buttons 2 MENU button 3 ENTER button 4 PHASE knob REMOTE INPUT CHROMA CONTRAST PHASE BRIGHT SINGLE...

  • Page 31: Displaying The Menu

    The level 1 of the selected menu is displayed. Displaying the Menu The current settings are displayed in place of the x marks on the illustrations of the menu screen. Press the MENU button. The main menu is displayed on the screen. iChannel Configuration CH01 Format...

  • Page 32: Entering Characters

    When selecting in setting mode The cursor moves to the setting value and the monitor enters in setting mode. Using the UP or DOWN button or PHASE knob, select Display example the desired item and press the ENTER or Ent button. The cursor moves to the setting value and the monitor iChannel Configuration enters in setting mode.

  • Page 33: Entering The Channel Number

    When you press the UP button or turn the PHASE knob 094: Five-step gray scale signal clockwise, the characters and symbols appear in the 095: Ramp signal sequence shown below. 096: color-bar signal Capital letters (A t B t ..t Y t Z) t Lower- 097: 0% black signal case letters (a t b t ..

  • Page 34: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure For details of each menu, see the page in parentheses. Adjustment menu (page 40) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Adjustment Picture Adj Auto Auto Adjust Color Bar Restore Factory Data Status Input Port Format Matrix Manual Adjust...

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    Channel Configuration menu (page 45) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Channel Configuration Format 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dual Link HD-SDI Composite Component HDMI Input Port DisplayPort Input No Screen Aspect Sync Mode HDMI Auto Color Temp Picture Preset Matrix HDMI/DisplayPort Auto Color Profile...

  • Page 36: Function Setting

    Function Setting menu (page 52) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Function Setting Marker Setting Aspect Marker Aspect Marker Aspect Mode Aspect Line Thickness Color Bright Blanking Area Marker 1 Area Marker 1 Aspect Mode Aspect Area Size Width Height...

  • Page 37: Key Protect

    System Configuration menu (page 61) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 System Configuration Network Monitor ID Group ID Network Setting IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway Address Protocol Setting SDCP/SDAP Community SDCP Port No SDAP Port No SDAP Broadcast SDAP Broadcast Period Acceptable IP Address...

  • Page 38: File Management B

    File Management menu (page 67) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 File Management Save To Memory Stick Copy From Other Monitor Monitor ID Memory Stick Delete Memory Stick Data Maintenance Back Up System Data Restore System Data System Status menu (page 69) Main menu Level 1...

  • Page 39: Key Protect

    Controller menu (page 71) / Key Protect menu (page 76) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Controller Network Network Setting IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway Address SNMP Setting Contact Name Location Trap Mode Trap Address Setting Trap Address Status Reset Mode/Address Authentication...

  • Page 40: Adjustment Menu

    Adjustment Menu Overview Adjusts the picture, color temperature, etc. Note When Adjustment is selected, the following menu is displayed. This menu is not selectable in the following cases: • When Side by Side is set to On iAdjustment Picture Adj Color Temp Adj Position Adj Menu Function and Operation...

  • Page 41

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Bar Sets the color-bar signal to input. [Full Field 8]: 100% full-field 8-color bars (white, yellow, cyan, green, magenta, red, blue and black) SMPTE: SMPTE standard color bars EIA: EIA standard color bars (effective for 480/60i and 575/50i signals only) Multi Format: Color bars standardized by SMPTE RP219/ARIB STD-B28 Restore Factory Data Resets the automatic adjustment data of chroma, phase, matrix and signal level to the default...

  • Page 42

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Temp Adj Adjusts the color temperature. When the item is selected, the color temperature data to be adjusted is displayed. When D93 or D65 data is changed, they are displayed as D93* or D65*. To change the color temperature data to be adjusted, select D93, D65, User1, User2, User3, User4 or User5 in the Color Temp menu of the Channel Configuration menu.

  • Page 43

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Auto Adjusts the color temperature automatically using the built-in color sensor. When this item is selected, the color temperature data to be adjusted is displayed. When D93 or D65 data is changed, they are displayed as D93* or D65*. When Contrast/Bright Hold is set to Off, the color temperature data are displayed.

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    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Other Monitor Copies data from another monitor. Monitor ID Enter the ID number of the source monitor. When the NETWORK switch is set to PEER TO PEER, this is not selectable. When the ID number is entered, you can select from D93, D65, User1, User2, User3, User4 or User5.

  • Page 45: Channel Configuration Menu

    Channel Configuration Menu Overview This menu is used for pertaining data to the input signals. When Channel Configuration is selected, the following menus are displayed. iChannel Configuration iChannel Configuration iChannel Configuration CH01 CH01 CH01 xxxxx Format Marker Preset: Copy From xxxxx Input Port: H Shift Offset:...

  • Page 46

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Dual Link HD-SDI Sets the Dual-link HD-SDI signal format when two BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC are installed in the OPTION 1 and 2 or OPTION 3 and 4 option ports or BKM-250TG is installed. 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit 4:4:4 RGB 10bit...

  • Page 47: Screen Aspect

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Input Port Enters the input port number. You can select from [Standard], Option1 to Option4, Option1&2 or Option3&4. Standard When using the standard SDI input of the monitor • When Format is set to 3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto or 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 RGB 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit or 4:4:4 RGB 12bit of 3G-SDI •...

  • Page 48

    [On]: Select to set Matrix automatically according to the input signal. Color Profile As the BVM-F170 is equipped with a wider color space OLED panel, the signal can be displayed with the color space and gamma selected in the Color Profile menu.

  • Page 49: H Shift Offset

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Gamma Select the gamma when User CHXX is selected in the Color Profile menu. CRT BVM: Gamma curve of the BVM-D or BVM-A series 2.2: Gamma curve 2.2 2.4: Monitor gamma provided by “Reference Electro-Optical Transfer Function (EOTF) for flat displays used in HDTV studio production”...

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    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) 1080I/PsF When the 1080i/PsF signal is input, select the display mode. You can select when Format is set to 3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto, HD/SD-SDI Auto, 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 RGB 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit, 4:4:4 RGB 12bit, Component YPbPr or Component RGB.

  • Page 51: Auxiliary Setting Menu

    Auxiliary Setting Menu Overview This menu is used for setting the monitor condition such as the aperture modification and decode mode. When Auxiliary Setting is selected, the following menu is displayed. iAuxiliary Setting Native Scan Mode: Aperture Value: NTSC Comb Filter: Filter Switch: Peak White Control: Menu Function and Operation...

  • Page 52: Function Setting Menu

    Function Setting Menu Overview This menu is used to set the function related to the picture display. When Function Setting is selected, the following menu is displayed. iFunction Setting Marker Setting P&P Setting Pixel Zoom Setting 3D Setting Capture Internal Signal Function Switch Menu Function and Operation Menu...

  • Page 53

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Bright Sets the luminance of the aspect marker. You can select from High (bright) or [Low] (dark). Blanking Sets the blanking outside the area of the aspect marker. [Off]: Blanking is released. Black: Blanking Half: Half blanking Area Marker 1...

  • Page 54

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) With 4:3 Aspect Mode 4:3 Aspect Mode 16:9 Thickness Sets the thickness of the area marker 1. Set to 1 to 5 (dots). [2] Color Sets the color of the area marker 1. You can select from [White] (white), Red (red), Green (green), Blue (blue), Yellow (yellow), Cyan (cyan) or Magenta (magenta).

  • Page 55

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Line Color Sets the boundary line color of two pictures. You can select from [White] (white), Red (red), Green (green), Blue (blue), Yellow (yellow), Cyan (cyan), Magenta (magenta) or Black (black). Line Bright Sets the luminance of the boundary line.

  • Page 56

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Function Switch Sets the function to be assigned to the function button of the controller in the menu. Scan Mode Sets the scan mode of the picture. [Normal Scan]: Normal scan Under Scan: 3% under scan Over Scan: Mask of 5% over scan portion in the normal scan Note The scan mode is not selectable in the following cases:...

  • Page 57

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Comb Sets whether or not to use the comb filter (Off or [On]). When Off is selected, the trap · band-pass filter (Trap/BPF) is selected. You can select the type of comb filter in NTSC Comb Filter menu (page 51) of the Auxiliary Setting menu.

  • Page 58

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Area Marker 1 Sets whether or not to display the area marker 1 ([Off] or On). Notes • The area marker 1 is not displayed in the following cases: – When the input signal has no sync signal –...

  • Page 59

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Aspect Blanking-Black Sets whether or not to set the blanking level of the Aspect Blanking (the blanking outside the area of the aspect marker) to 0% black level ([Off] or On). Notes •...

  • Page 60

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) L/R Switch Sets whether or not to display either the left and right 3D video signals on the screen by switching them alternately ([Off] or On). This item is available for dual-stream HD-SDI signals. Notes •...

  • Page 61: System Configuration Menu

    For the setting value, consult the network administrator. SDCP/SDAP Community Sets the SDCP/SDAP community name. When the item is selected, you can enter the community name (four characters). SONY: SONY is entered as a community name. New Name: Enter a new name. System Configuration Menu...

  • Page 62

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) SDCP Port No Sets the SDCP port number. Set to 53434 to 53534. [53484] SDAP Port No Sets the SDAP port number. Set to 53812 to 53912. [53862] SDAP Broadcast Sets whether or not to issue the SDAP (Disable or [Enable]). SDAP Broadcast Period Sets the period (seconds) to issue the SDAP.

  • Page 63

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Power Sets the status of the monitor when the main power is turned on or the power is turned on by remote operation. Standby Mode Sets the status when the MAIN POWER switch is turned on. [Off]: Operation mode On: Standby mode Power On Status...

  • Page 64

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Service 708 Sets Service when Type is set to 708. You can select from Service1 to Service6. [Service1] Service 608 Sets Service when Type is set to 608 (VBI) or 608 (708). You can select from CC1 to CC4 or Text1 to Text4.

  • Page 65

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Apply Password Sets whether or not to apply the password to each menu (Yes or [No]). Adjustment Yes: Apply the password. [No]: Not apply the password. Channel Configuration Yes: Apply the password. [No]: Not apply the password.

  • Page 66

    For details on upgrading the monitor, see “Upgrading the Monitor and Controller” on page 90. Software Upgrade Upgrades the software for the monitor. Kernel Upgrade Upgrades the kernel of the monitor. FPGA Upgrade Upgrades the FPGA data of the monitor. Maintenance The menu for the Sony service representative is displayed. System Configuration Menu...

  • Page 67: File Management Menu

    File Management Menu Overview The system data is saved, copied and deleted. Note When File Management is selected, the following menu is Use the controller with software version 1.6 or higher to displayed. use the File Management function. iFile Management Save To Copy From Delete...

  • Page 68

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Memory Stick Selects the data in the source “Memory Stick”. When the item is selected, the file names in the “Memory Stick” are displayed. When the item is selected, you can select the data to be copied. All: Copies all data.

  • Page 69: System Status Menu

    System Status Menu Overview This menu is used to view general data about the monitor status, current channel, etc. When System Status is selected, the following menus are displayed. iSystem Status iSystem Status xxxxx CH Status Model Name: xxxxx Serial No: xxxxx Port Status Software Version:...

  • Page 70

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) SDI Payload ID Status Displays the information of the Payload ID data superimposed on the SDI signal and current signal status of the monitor. When the option port number in which the BKM-250TG is installed is selected in Input Port of the Channel Configuration menu, the following is displayed.

  • Page 71: Controller Menu

    Controller Menu Overview This menu is for the network setting and assigning the function to the function button of the controller. When Controller is selected, the following menu is displayed. iController Network Function Key Monitor ID Display: Controller Upgrade Menu Function and Operation Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting)

  • Page 72

    SDCP/SDAP Community Sets the SDCP/SDAP community name. When the item is selected, you can enter the community name (four characters). SONY: SONY is entered as a community name. New Name: Enter a new name. SDCP Port No Sets the SDCP port number.

  • Page 73

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) F1 to F16 The following functions are assigned. Scan Mode: Changes the scan mode of the picture. Native Scan: Displays the picture in native scan mode. 16:9: Changes the aspect ratio to 16:9, and when set to Off, the aspect ratio changes to 4:3.

  • Page 74

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Area Marker1: An area marker 1 is displayed on the screen. Area Marker2: An area marker 2 is displayed on the screen. Center Marker: The center marker is displayed on the screen. Aspect Marker-Line: The line of the aspect marker is displayed on the screen.

  • Page 75

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Controller Upgrade Upgrades the controller. When the item is selected, the screen for inputting the password is displayed. After the 4-digit password is entered, the current versions of Software Version and Kernel Version are displayed.

  • Page 76: Key Protect Menu

    Key Protect Menu Overview This menu is used to lock the data so that the setting is not changed by an unauthorized user. MENU Adjustment Channel Configuration B Auxiliary Setting Function Setting System ConfigurationB File Management System Status Controller Key Protect: Menu Function and Operation Menu Function and operation ([...

  • Page 77: Selecting Display Mode

    Operations Chapter Set Interlace to On in the Function Switch menu (page Selecting Display Mode 56) of the Function Setting menu, or pressing the Interlace button on the controller. This monitor applies high-contrast to the picture and iiFunction Switch reproduces accurate color by displaying the interlace Aperture: signal in progressive mode by the I/P conversion or the Mono:...

  • Page 78: Setting The Display Of Native Scan Mode

    Setting the Display of Native Scan Mode Displayed the whole picture of the H direction by sliding the picture with the PHASE UP button DOWN button About the native scan mode knob of the controller. You can set the picture display type for the native scan mode according to the input signal.

  • Page 79: Selecting The Native Scan/scan Mode

    Over Scan: Over mode Selecting the Native Note Scan/Scan Mode The scan mode is not selectable in the following cases: • When Native Scan is set to On • When the internal signal is displayed You can select scan mode from a native scan, under scan •...

  • Page 80: Displaying Two Signals On One Screen

    1) Each function of Picture&Picture is assigned to each function button of the controller in the Function Key menu (page 72) of the Displaying Two Signals Controller menu. on One Screen Select the channel number and set the input signal to display as signal B.

  • Page 81: Magnifying The Picture (pixel Zoom)

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Magnifying the Picture Part inside the cursor is magnified. You can move the position of the magnified picture (Pixel Zoom) with the PHASE knob or CHROMA knob. You can change the magnification ratio with the UP or DOWN button.

  • Page 82: Capturing The Picture Of The Hd Signal

    Capturing the Picture of CAPTURE the HD Signal (HD Frame Capture) Save: ENTER Cancel: MENU To hide characters on the monitor, set the CHAR OFF The frame picture of the 3G/HD-SDI input signal is button to on. As the characters are hidden, it becomes captured and saved as a picture file in the “Memory Stick”.

  • Page 83: Displaying The Area Marker Or Aspect Marker

    Blanking-Half or Aspect Blanking-Black to a function Displaying the Area button of the controller. Marker or Aspect Marker The monitor is equipped with two area markers and center marker as the safe area marker and aspect marker for confirming the picture angle. Input the signal.

  • Page 84: Displaying The Audio Level Meter

    Audio level Audio level Displaying the Audio (dB) OVER Level Meter The audio level of the embedded audio signals superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed by installing the optional input adaptor (BKM-250TG). Note As the audio level meter is superimposed on the video signal, the audio level meter may be invisible partially because of the scan mode setting of the monitor.

  • Page 85: Displaying The Time Code

    Displaying the Time Code Switching the Display of the 3D Video Signal The time code superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed. When the optional BKM-250TG input adaptor is installed, the left (L) and right (R) 3D video signals in dual-stream Note HD-SDI format can be compared on the screen (3D signal As the time code is superimposed on the video signal, the...

  • Page 86

    modes listed below. Set Right for the right signal, and Left With serial number 7300001 or higher: for the left signal. – Difference – Four other display modes Normal: Normal picture • To assign Checkerboard or L/R Switch to a function Black: Displays a black signal only (the video signal is not button of the controller, use the controller with software displayed).

  • Page 87: Copying The Setting Or Adjustment Value To

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Copying the Setting or The data is saved in the “Memory Stick”. Adjustment Value to Notes Another Monitor • Use the controller with software version 1.6 or higher for data saving, copying and deleting using the “Memory Stick”.

  • Page 88: Displaying The Monitor Status Page

    RGB Range: Displays RGB Range set in the Channel Displaying the Monitor Configuration menu. 1080I/PsF: Displays 1080I/PsF set in the Channel Status Page Configuration menu. Scan Mode: Displays the selected scan mode. Aspect Mode: Displays the selected aspect ratio. Interlace Display: Displays On/Off of the interlace When Status has been assigned to a function button of the display.

  • Page 89

    DisplayPort signal STATUS (SDI Payload ID) Option1/Input1 STATUS (DisplayPort) Payload ID B1 B2 B3 B4 Video Standard: HD-SDI Pixel Encoding: YCbCr 4:4:4 Sampling Structure: 4:2:2 Y/Cb/Cr Color Depth: 10bit Bit Depth: 10bit Matrix: ITU-R BT.601 Picture Rate: 59.94 RGB Range: Scanning Method Interlace/Interlace Link Number:...

  • Page 90: Button

    • When the unit is upgraded, use the AC power supply for the monitor. To get the upgrade data Contact your Sony representative. Saving the Upgrade Data in a “Memory Stick PRO” Save the upgrade data (MSSONY folder) in a “Memory Stick PRO”.

  • Page 91: Upgrading The Monitor

    Insert the “Memory Stick PRO” into the Memory Stick displayed in red. If this error message is displayed, contact insertion slot of the controller. your Sony representative. Select the Monitor Upgrade menu in the System Upgrading the Controller Configuration menu (page 66).

  • Page 92

    When upgrading starts, the dot (indicator) lights as display window. If this error message is displayed, moving from left to right in the display window of the contact your Sony representative. controller. The dot may stop during upgrading, but the data are being upgraded correctly.

  • Page 93: Appendixes

    Color space (color gamut) ITU-R BT.709, EBU, SMPTE-C, F170 Picture performance Native Panel OLED panel 2) The BVM-F170 individual chromaticity points. The widest color space setting of the signal Picture size (diagonal) reproduced by the BVM-F170 419.7 mm (16 inches) Effective picture size (H ×...

  • Page 94

    HDMI HDMI (×1) Inrush current (1) Maximum possible inrush current at HDCP correspondence, Deep Color initial switch-on (Voltage changes correspondence caused by manual switching): Signal format 55 A peak, 15 A r.m.s. (240V AC) See “HDMI/DisplayPort” (page 104) (2) Inrush current after a mains of “Available Signal Formats”.

  • Page 95

    ANY OTHER MEDIA OR STORAGE SYSTEMS TO RECORD CONTENT OF ANY TYPE. • Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR...

  • Page 96: Input Signals And Adjustable/setting Items

    Input Signals and Adjustable/Setting Items Input signal Analog HDMI/ DisplayPort Item Component 3G/HD (YPbPr) Composite YCbCr YCbCr CONTRAST BRIGHT × × × CHROMA × × × × × × × × PHASE (NTSC) (NTSC) Picture Auto Adjust × × × ×...

  • Page 97

    Input signal Analog HDMI/ DisplayPort Item Component 3G/HD (YPbPr) Composite YCbCr YCbCr Area Marker 1 Area Marker 2 Center Marker Aspect Marker-Line Aspect Blanking-Half Aspect Blanking- Black Side by Side × × × × × × × Audio Level Meter ×...

  • Page 98: Available Signal Systems

    Available Signal Systems Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Total lines Active lines Frame rate Scanning Aspect Display on the Signal system Standard per frame per frame (Hz) format ratio monitor Rec.ITU-R 720×576/50i 2:1 Interlace 16:9/4:3 575/50I BT.601 2:1 Interlace 16:9/4:3 575/50I 1440×576/50i 480/60I Rec.ITU-R...

  • Page 99: Available Signal Formats

    Available Signal Formats Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area Analog Composite Setup NTSC 487/59.94i × × × × × SMPTE-170M level 576/50i ×...

  • Page 100

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area Analog RGB × × × × × 1080/60 SMPTE-274M 1080/50i × × × × × 1080/24 × × ×...

  • Page 101

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area Single- 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit HD × × × SMPTE-292M link YCbCr 10bit HD 1920 × 1080/ − 10bit Dual-link 4:4:4 ×...

  • Page 102

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area 3G-SDI 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit HD − 4:4:4 10bit 1920 × 1080/ Single- SMPTE-425- × × × × link 4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit HD −...

  • Page 103

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit HD Single- 1280 × 720/ SMPTE-425- × × × × − link 4:4:4 10bit 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit HD 1280 ×...

  • Page 104

    HDMI/DisplayPort Matrix Interface data sampling Aspect Signal format Signal system Standard setting frequency ratio area [MHz] 640 × 480/60 25.200 4:3/16:9 720 × 480/60 27.027 16:9 1280 × 720/60 74.250 16:9 1920 × 1080/60 74.250 720 (1440) × 4:3/16:9 27.027 480/60 720 ×...

  • Page 105: Aperture Modification Frequency

    Aperture Modification Frequency Serial digital input Analog input HDMI/DisplayPort input Signal system Composite Component (YP Component (YC SD-SDI 3G/HD-SDI (Y/C) Standard SDI input/Input adaptor 576/50i 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 487/59.94i 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 25 MHz 25 MHz 1080/24 25 MHz...

  • Page 106: Picture Display Size

    Picture Display Size Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...

  • Page 107

    HDMI/DisplayPort Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...

  • Page 108: Picture Frame Display

    Picture Frame Display Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Progressive Interlace Signal system Display frame rate Display frame rate [Hz] [Hz] 720 × 576/50i 1440 × 576/50i 720 × 487/59.94i 59.94 59.94 59.94 59.94 1440 × 487/59.94i 1) 3) 1920 × 1080/24 1920 ×...

  • Page 109

    HDMI/DisplayPort Progressive Interlace Signal system Display frame rate Display frame rate [Hz] [Hz] × 640 × 480/60 × 720 × 480/60 × 1280 × 720/60 1920 × 1080/60 720 (1440) × 480/60 720 × 576/50P × 1280 × 720/50P × 1920 ×...

  • Page 110: Scan Mode Image

    Scan Mode Image Example: Scan images of available signal Scan mode Input signal system and scan systems when a signal is input from the standard mode image SDI input or optional input adaptor installed Native Scan • For details of the picture display size, see “Picture 720 ×...

  • Page 111

    Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode image Normal Scan Aspect: 16:9 1920 × 1080 1280 × 720 720 × 576 720 × 487 1440 × 576 1440 × 487 Aspect: 4:3 720 × 576 720 × 487 1440 × 576 1440 ×...

  • Page 112: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section may help you isolate the cause of a problem and as a result, eliminate the need to contact your Sony service representative. Symptom Assumed causes Remedy The picture that you wish to The setting of the Channel See the System Status menu (page 69) to confirm display is not displayed.

  • Page 113

    Symptom Assumed causes Remedy The function of the function button Another function has been assigned to See the Function Key menu (page 72) of the of the controller is different from the button. Controller menu to confirm the function assigned to that of the panel display.

  • Page 114: Dimensions

    Rear Dimensions 352 (13 Unit: mm (inches) Front 436 (17 365.8 (14 131 (5 134.6 (5 When the controller is attached with the BKM-39H Front 59.95 (2 244 (9 368 (14 Side 17 ( 215 (8 438 (17 443 (17 14.7 ( 23.3 ( 40 (1...

  • Page 115

    Side 17 ( 215 (8 62.3 8.7 ( 4.4 ( Dimensions...

  • Page 116: Inserting/ejecting The "memory Stick

    Insert the “Memory Stick” facing What is MagicGate? the arrow mark upward. MagicGate is copyright protection technology developed by Sony Corporation. Before using a “Memory Stick”/“Memory Stick PRO” Notes • “Memory Stick Duo”/“Memory Stick PRO Duo” can be used without a Memory Stick Duo adaptor.

  • Page 117

    Micro”, “M2” and are trademarks or registered off when the access lamp is lit or flashing trademarks of Sony Corporation. – If you use a “Memory Stick” near static electricity or Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft a magnetic field Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

  • Page 118: Menu Index

    Menu Index The menu index shows the principal menu items provided manual on which the item is explained and the main menu with this monitor in alphabetical sequence. For your that the item belongs to. reference, each menu item is followed by the page of this Menu Item Page Main menu...

  • Page 119

    Menu Item Page Main menu Change Password System Configuration menu Channel Configuration Channel Configuration menu Channel Name Channel Configuration menu Checkerboard Function Setting menu Chroma Up Function Setting menu Closed Caption System Configuration menu Color Bar Adjustment menu Color Profile Channel Configuration menu Color Space Channel Configuration menu...

  • Page 120

    Menu Item Page Main menu H Delay Function Setting menu H Position Function Setting menu H Shift Adjustment menu H Shift Offset Channel Configuration menu HDMI Auto Channel Configuration menu HDMI/DisplayPort Auto Channel Configuration menu Channel Configuration menu HDMI/DP Status System Status menu Horopter Check Function Setting menu...

  • Page 121

    Menu Item Page Main menu OSD Level System Configuration menu Over Range System Configuration menu P&P Setting Function Setting menu Panel On Time System Status menu Parallel Remote System Configuration menu Password System Configuration menu Peak Hold System Configuration menu Peak White Control Auxiliary Setting menu Picture Adj...

  • Page 122

    Menu Item Page Main menu System Configuration System Configuration menu System Status System Status menu Target Color Temp Adjustment menu Target Luminance Adjustment menu Time Code Function Setting menu System Configuration menu Transparency System Configuration menu Type System Configuration menu V Delay Function Setting menu V Position...

  • Page 123

    The material contained in this manual consists of information that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this manual. Sony Corporation expressly prohibits the duplication of any...

  • Page 124

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