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1st Edition (Revised 4)
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  • Page 1 TRINITRON COLOR VIDEO MONITOR ® BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A BVM-14G1U/14G1E/14G1A BVM-14G5U/14G5E/14G5A [English] OPERATION MANUAL 1st Edition (Revised 4) Serial No. 2000001 and Higher...
  • Page 2 CAUTION: WARNING Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. expose the unit to rain or moisture. ATTENTION To avoid electrical shock, do not open the Il y a un risque d’explosion si la pile est mal insérée.
  • Page 3 WARNING: THIS WARNING IS APPLICABLE FOR USA Voor de klanten in Nederland ONLY. If used in USA, use the UL LISTED power cord specified below. DO NOT USE ANY OTHER POWER CORD. • Dit apparaat bevat een vast ingebouwde batterij die niet Plug Cap Parallel blade with ground pin vervangen hoeft te worden tijdens de levensduur van het...
  • Page 4 For the customers in Europe (BVM-20G1E/20G1A, BVM-14G1E/14G1A, BVM-14G5E/ 14G5A) This product with the CE marking complies with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European standards: •...
  • Page 5 ATTENTION - When the product is installed in a rack: Achtung - bei Installation des Geräts in einem Gestell: a) Elevated operating ambient temperature a) Erhöhte Umgebungstemperatur bei Betrieb If installed in a closed or multi-unit rack assembly, the Wird das Gerät in einem geschlossenen Gestell oder operating ambient temperature of the rack environment einem Gestell mit mehreren anderen Geräten installiert, may be greater than room ambient.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Precaution ....................3 Chapter 1 Overview ....................4 Overview Features ..................4 Options ................... 5 Connector Panel Configuration ............7 Location and Function of Parts ............. 9 Front Panel ..................9 Rear Panel ..................15 Menu Structure ..................18 Chapter 2 Displaying the Menus..............
  • Page 8 Table of contens Setting the Screen Display (SET UP 5) — Chapter 2 ON SCREEN SET Menu .............. 41 Menu Overview ..................41 Structure of the ON SCREEN SET Menu [C5] ......41 Setting Lists of the ON SCREEN SET Menu ......41 Convergence Adjustments (SET UP 6) —...
  • Page 9: Precaution

    If you have any questions about this unit, contact your personnel before operating it any further. authorized Sony dealer. • Do not drop or place heavy objects on the power cord. If the power cord is damaged, turn off the On magnetism power immediately.
  • Page 10: Overview

    ........................................® 1) Trinitron is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 11: Options

    Other features For screen • Compatible with the ISR (Interactive Status Reporting) system. BKM-33H20 Monitor 16:9 Mask • Has both RS-485 serial remote and relay contact Adapts the BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A screen for parallel remote control connectors. 16:9 aspect ratio display. • Built-in safe area display and test signal generator for crosshatch, 100% white signal, 20% gray signal, gray BKM-33H14 Monitor 16:9 Mask scale, and PLUGE (Picture Line Up Generating...
  • Page 12 Overview BKM-21D SDI Multi Decoder Adaptor BKM-48X HD Analog Input Expansion Adaptor Includes decoders for serial digital signals (525/625 Increases the number of input/output channels. component and NTSC/PAL composite) and analog Includes input/output connectors for six analog composite signals (NTSC and PAL). Input/output channels.
  • Page 13: Connector Panel Configuration

    Connector Panel Configuration The unit comes standard with connectors for one Notes channel of Y/R–Y/B–Y or RGB. By adding optional The BKM-20D and BKM-21D can not provide proper decoder adaptor or input expansion adaptors, the input/ active-through outputs if a signal whose format is not output connector panel can be assembled in a wide selected in the INPUT CONFIGURATION menu is variety of configurations.
  • Page 14 Overview Note on using the BKM-20D/21D When the input option slot on the rear of the monitor has a BKM-20D/21D SDI Decoder Adaptor (option) installed, if you remove and insert the analog input/ output connectors board, the EMC shield (see Fig. 2) of the BKM-20D/21D may be damaged or detached.
  • Page 15: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts Front Panel BVM-14G5U/14G5E/14G5A 1 Tally lamp 2 POWER switch 0 SHIFT button 3 DEGAUSS button 4 Numeric keypad !¡ Function buttons 5 MANUAL adjustment buttons and knobs !™ Monitor Memory 6 Menu operation Card slot buttons !£...
  • Page 16: Tally Lamp

    Location and Function of Parts This manual explains the location and function of parts Channel number entry method: and controls using the control panel of the BVM- (In the explanation below, x represents any digit 14G5U/14G5E/14G5A. The explanation applies to between 1 and 9, and y represents any digit between BVM-14G1U/14G1E/14G1A/20G1U/20G1E/20G1A 0 and 9.)
  • Page 17 6 Menu operation buttons MENU button: Press to display the Menus. MENU UP/DOWN buttons: Press to select the ENTER DOWN items and setting values. ENTER button: Press to confirm the items and values entered (Ent button on the numeric keypad 4 has the same function). For more information about menu operation, see “Basic Menu Operations”...
  • Page 18: Function Buttons

    Location and Function of Parts 0 SHIFT button !¡ Function buttons Press to select one of the two functions designated to Change the operation conditions for the monitor. the function buttons !¡. Each time the button is pressed, the LED turns on and Each time the SHIFT button is pressed, the LED turns turns off, and the operation conditions are changed.
  • Page 19 SHIFT ON (LEDs of function buttons in orange) 16:9 button: When this button is pushed in (ON), the aspect ratio changes to 16:9, and when set to OFF, the aspect ratio changes to 4:3. SYNC button: When this button is pushed in (ON), the monitor synchronizes to the sync signal input to the SYNC connectors on the rear panel (EXT SYNC).
  • Page 20 Location and Function of Parts !™ Monitor Memory Card slot Note Insert the BKM-12Y Monitor Memory Card Do not eject the monitor memory card while data is (optional). being saved or loaded. For information about operations on monitor memory card data, see “Monitor Memory Card Data Operations —...
  • Page 21: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel BVM-14G5U/14G5E/14G5A 3 Analog input/output connectors 4 Input option slot 5 REMOTE 1 connectors 6 REMOTE 2 connector 1 MAIN POWER switch 7 ISR connector 2 AC IN connector BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A/14G1U/14G1E/14G1A 3 Analog input/output connectors 4 Input option slot 5 REMOTE 1 connectors 6 REMOTE 2 connector 1 MAIN POWER switch 7 ISR connector...
  • Page 22 Location and Function of Parts 1 MAIN POWER switch For information about the INPUT CONFIGURATION menu, see “Setting the Input Configuration (SET UP 1)— When turned on, the monitor enters standby mode. By INPUT CONFIGURATION Menu” on page 32. setting in the SYSTEM CONFIGURATION menu, the monitor can also be set to enter operation mode when 4 Input option slot the MAIN POWER switch is turned on.
  • Page 23: Menu

    To switch each function between on and off or Monitor 2 Monitor 1 between enable and disable, change pin connections in the following way. REMOTE 1 REMOTE 1 ON or enabled: Short each pin and pin 9 together. OFF or disabled: Leave each pin open. 7 ISR (Interactive Status Reporting) connector (female, D-sub 9-pin) Connect to the ISR system.
  • Page 24: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure The various functions and operating conditions of the monitor can be set with on-screen menus. Menus consist of multiple levels of sub menus. The overview of the menu tree is described in “Menu Directories” on pages 20 and 21. Detailed information on the levels of menus is described at the top of explanation of each menu.
  • Page 25: Address Menu

    About menu numbers For purposes of explanation in this manual, each menu is preceded by menu numbers. The alphabet determines the classification of Menus on the Menu list (Main Menu), and the numbers determine the level and the order. These menu numbers are not shown on the screen.
  • Page 26: Menu Directories

    Menu Structure Menu Directories All menus including those in lower levels are shown at Menus consist of three to five levels. The Main Menus the top of the explanation of each Main Menu. displayed on the Menu List and Levels 1 and 2 are shown below.
  • Page 28: Basic Menu Operations

    Basic Menu Operations Menu Operation Buttons Menu Operation The menus are operated using the menu operation Follow the steps described below to display the menu buttons on the front panel. and perform the adjustment or setup you wish. Press the MENU button 5. INPUT The Menu List is displayed.
  • Page 29 Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the desired menu is Using the UP/DOWN buttons or PHASE knob, displayed. change the setting. For more information about setting and adjustments, see the next page. [ ↓ ] indicates that Press the ENTER or Ent button. the menu The setting is confirmed (The item is displayed in continues onto...
  • Page 30: Entering Characters

    Basic Menu Operations Select the character you wish to enter using the Set the value in one of the following three ways: UP/DOWN buttons or PHASE knob. When you • Enter the value directly using the numeric keypad press the UP button, or turn the PHASE knob •...
  • Page 31: Preset Adjustment Of The Picture Level Control Knobs - Control Preset Adj Menu

    Preset Adjustment of the Picture Level Control Knobs — CONTROL PRESET ADJ Menu Overview The preliminary adjustment of contrast, brightness, Preset values can be set in the following ways: chroma, and phase are carried out with the CONTROL • Adjustment with the MANUAL knobs PRESET ADJ menu to set the preset values to the •...
  • Page 32 Preset Adjustment of the Picture Level Control Knobs — CONTROL PRESET ADJ Menu [A2] AUTO menu Select the color bar signal to be used for automatic adjustment. ÷Adjustment is carried out. FULL FIELD CB 100: 100% full-field color bar FF CB 75 (WHITE 100): 75% full-field color bar (with 100 % white signal) SMPTE CB: SMPTE standard color bar EIA CB: EIA standard color bar...
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Color Temperature - Color Temp Adj Menu

    Adjust the color temperature with the bias and gain knobs manually. • Automatic adjustment using a probe You can use the following probes for automatic adjustment of color temperature. Except for the Sony BKM-14L, a cable is required to connect the color analyzer to the monitor. Manufacturer...
  • Page 34: Structure Of The Color Temp Adj Menu [b]

  • Page 35: Setting Lists In The Color Temp Adj Menu

    LUMINANCE: PHASE knob (Adjust luminance • If you cannot execute an ADJUST or ANALYZE with the PHASE knob.) menu operation when using the Sony BKM-14L probe, try again after disconnecting and reconnecting To reset RED/GREEN/BLUE to the value the probe.
  • Page 36 Adjusting the Color Temperature — COLOR TEMP ADJ Menu [B3] COPY menu (STD/COL1/COL2) SIGNAL: Select the white signal to be used for Select the adjustment method and the source to be adjustment. copied from. INT: Use an internal signal. Simultaneously with OTHER VALUE: Copy data from one of STD, COL the adjustment of the gain and bias, the 100 1 or COL 2.
  • Page 37 [B331] FILE NAME menu (STD/COL1/COL2) [B211] ADJUST menu (STD/COL1/COL2) Select STD, COL1, or COL2 of the memory card data. To start adjustment, proceed as follows. ÷ Copy is carried out. When you use the previously adjusted values for STD: Copy common data (factory setting: D65). adjustment, you can make start adjustment by selecting COL1: Copy common data (factory setting: D93).
  • Page 38: Setting The Input Configuration (set Up 1) - Input Configuration Menu

    Setting the Input Configuration (SET UP 1) — INPUT CONFIGURATION Menu Overview Data pertaining to the input signals are set with the Assigning slot and connector numbers INPUT CONFIGURATION menu. When a channel number (1 to 90) is entered with the Set which input connector on which slot will be numeric keypad, it is then possible to set which input assigned to the current channel.
  • Page 39: Setting Lists In The Input Configuration Menu

    Setting Lists in the INPUT CONFIGURATION Menu This section explains the setting lists displayed in the COL1: Use common data (factory setting: D93). menu. COL2: Use common data (factory setting: D56/ How to read the setting lists H PHASE: Set the horizontal picture position (–128 to •...
  • Page 40 Setting the Input Configuration (SET UP 1) — INPUT CONFIGURATION Menu 16:9-90: Displays a 90% s16:9 aspect ratio safe area in • If there is no input connector or decoder 4:3 screen. corresponding to a format, that format will not be 16:9-100: Displays an 100% 16:9 aspect ratio safe selectable (the cursor will skip over that entry).
  • Page 41: Assigning The Remote Control Functions (set Up 2) - Remote Menu

    Assigning the Remote Control Functions (SET UP 2) — REMOTE Menu Overview The remote control functions are set with the About monitor address and group numbers REMOTE menu. With this monitor, both serial remote control (REMOTE 1) and parallel remote control The BKM-10R/11R or HDM-14E5U, BVM-14E5U/ (REMOTE 2) are possible.
  • Page 42: Assigning The Remote Control Functions Remote Menu

    When only Sony BVM-xxE/F/G or HDM-xxE series monitors are connected: set REMOTE MODE to When a Sony BVM-xx11/16 series monitor or a Sony PVM monitor (with BKM-103 Serial Remote Interface Kit installed) is connected: set REMOTE MODE to 1 and enter a number over 64...
  • Page 43: Setting The Password (set Up 3) - Password Menu

    Setting the Password (SET UP 3) — PASSWORD Menu Overview A four-digit password can be specified and applied to Use of the password desired menu options to prohibit the menu settings from being changed without permission. The password The message “ENTER PASSWORD” is displayed is set with the PASSWORD menu.
  • Page 44 Setting the Password (SET UP 3) — PASSWORD Menu [C31] ENTER PASSWORD menu Enter the password for the PASSWORD menu. Choose what action to perform with the password. CHANGE PASSWORD: Change the password. ÷[C311] APPLY PASSWORD: Assign the password to a menu item.
  • Page 45: Setting Power-up Conditions And Decoder (set Up 4) - System Configuration Menu

    Setting Power-Up Conditions and Decoder (SET UP 4) — SYSTEM CONFIGURATION Menu Overview The SYSTEM CONFIGURATION menu is used for • Residual subcarrier detection (when using the the following settings: BKM-24N/25P) It is possible to detect residual subcarrier signals from •...
  • Page 46: Setting Lists Of The System Configuration Menu

    Setting the Channel Selection Method and Power-Up Conditions (SET UP 4) — SYSTEM CONFIGURATION Menu COL TEMP SHORT-CUT: Assign the shortcut Setting Lists of the SYSTEM function to the MANUAL menu of the COLOR CONFIGURATION Menu TEMP ADJ menu to [F2] key (OFF or ON). ON: Assigns the shortcut to the MANUAL menu This section explains the setting lists displayed in the of the COLOR TEMP ADJ menu.
  • Page 47: Menu

    Setting the Screen Display (SET UP 5) — ON SCREEN SET Menu Overview The ON SCREEN SET menu is used to select the type • Caption vision of information that will be displayed on the screen and • SDI signal ancillary data blanking (when using the how that information will be displayed.
  • Page 48: Convergence Adjustments (set Up 6) - Alignment Menu

    Convergence Adjustments (SET UP 6) — ALIGNMENT Menu Overview The ALIGNMENT menu is used for adjusting convergence and geometry. Structure of the ALIGNMENT Menu [C6] Main Menu Level 1 Level 2 SET UP C INPUT CONFIGURATION [C1] REMOTE [C2] PASSWORD [C3] ROTATION (1/3) SYSTEM CONFIGURATION [C4] ON SCREEN SET [C5]...
  • Page 49 [C6] ALIGNMENT menu (2/3) Adjust each item with the UP and DOWN buttons or PHASE knob. H STATIC CONV: Adjust horizontal static convergence. V STATIC CONV: Adjust vertical static convergence. V CONV TOP: Adjust vertical convergence at the top of the screen. V CONV BOTTOM: Adjust vertical convergence at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 50: Using Extended Functions (set Up 7) - Extend Menu

    Using Extended Functions (SET UP 7) — EXTEND Menu Overview The following 4 functions can be executed with the • Restarting the monitor. EXTEND menu. • Automatically adjusting the setup level and 100 IRE level of the internal white signal which is used in the •...
  • Page 51: Setting Lists Of The Extend Menu

    Setting Lists of the EXTEND Menu This section explains the setting lists displayed in the • System data and MEMORY CARD data ([D1]) menu. cannot be stored on the same memory card. To store memory card data, use another memory card. How to read the setting lists •...
  • Page 52: Monitor Memory Card Data Operations - Memory Card Menu

    Monitor Memory Card Data Operations — MEMORY CARD Menu Overview Operations on monitor memory card data are performed with the MEMORY CARD menu. Structure of the MEMORY CARD Menu D Main Menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 NEW NAME MEMORY CARD D SAVE [D1] FILE NAME...
  • Page 53: Monitor-to-monitor Data Copy - Copy Menu

    Monitor-to-Monitor Data Copy — COPY Menu Overview When multiple monitors are connected via their serial remote ports, data can be shared between the monitors by data copy. The data copy from one monitor to another is accomplished with the COPY menu. Structure of the COPY Menu Main Menu Level 1...
  • Page 54: Displaying Information About The Monitor - Status Menu

    Displaying Information About the Monitor — STATUS Menu Overview The STATUS menu is used to view general data about the monitor and information about signals assigned to the slots in the rear panel. Structure of the STATUS Menu [F] Main Menu Level 1 Level 2 STATUS F...
  • Page 55: Selecting The Monitor To Control - Address Menu

    (LEDs light only when you press remote operation. the function button.) • When Sony BVM-xxE/F/G and HDM-xxE series monitors are connected together, select these monitors for each series in SINGLE mode or GROUP mode to remotely control them.
  • Page 56: Cancelling The Remote Control Mode

    Selecting the Monitor to Control — ADDRESS Menu Cancelling the Remote Control Short-cut Function in the Mode ADDRESS Menu To cancel the remote control mode, press the When selecting the monitor, short-cut function will ADDRESS button. enable to select the target monitor without using the items in the ADDRESS menu.
  • Page 57: Specifications

    Specifications Warm-up time: approx. 30 minutes General Anode voltage: 21 kV with no beam current System 525 lines, 60 fields per second Nominal chromaticity coordinates: interlaced 625 lines, 50 fields per second SMPTE C phosphor (BVM-14G1U/ interlaced 14G5U) Super fine pitch Trinitron BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A 0.630 0.340...
  • Page 58 Specifications BVM-14G1U/14G1E/14G1A Power consumption Unit: mm (inches) BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A: 346 (13 125W 330 (13) When an optional adaptor is installed: 140 W BVM-14G1U/14G1E/14G1A: 105W When an optional adaptor is installed: 120 W BVM-14G5U/14G5E/14G5A: 105W When an optional adaptor is installed: 120 W Peak inrush current (1) Power ON, current probe method: 62A (240V)
  • Page 59 OPTION: Mini-DIN 8-pin × 1 Remote control Convergence error CONTROL UNIT: Within a central area bounded by a D-sub 9-pin × 1 circle with a diameter equal to the REMOTE 1: picture height. D-sub 9-pin × 1 (with loop- BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A: through output), RS-485 serial Less than 0.5 mm with a central interface...
  • Page 60: Connection Cable Specifications For Color Temperature Probes

    Connection Cable Specifications for Color Temperature Probes Special cables are required to connect color The following diagrams show specifications and pin temperature probes other than the Sony BKM-14L to assignments for the required cables. the monitor. Connection cable for GRASEBY SLS 9400 probe...
  • Page 61 Connection cable for PHILIPS PM 5639 probe (corresponds to PHILIPS PM 5639/64 cable) Modular connector Mini DIN 8-pin connector (male) Signal Pin Number Signal Pin Number N.C. N.C. N.C. Connection cable for THOMA TF6 probe D-sub 15-pin connector (female) Mini DIN 8-pin connector (male) Signal Pin Number Signal...
  • Page 63 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 64 Sony Corporation BVM-20G1U/20G1E/20G1A BVM-14G1U/14G1E/14G1A B & P Company BVM-14G5U/14G5E/14G5A Printed in Japan (UC/AEP/AUS) 2002.07.08 3-862-434-15 (1)  1998...

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