D Connecting to an HDMI input jack
Use a certified Sony HDMI cord (not supplied) to enjoy high
quality digital pictures and sound through the HDMI OUT jack.
You will enjoy higher quality pictures from 480p/1080i, or
1080p (highest among the player output), if your TV, projector
or AV amplifier (receiver) is compatible.
to HDMI OUT
HDMI cord (not supplied)
This Blu-ray Disc player 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.
Notes on connecting to the HDMI OUT jack
Observe the following as improper handling may damage the
HDMI OUT jack and the connector.
• Carefully align the HDMI OUT jack on the back of the player
and the HDMI connector by checking their shapes. Make sure
the connector is not upside down or tilted.
• Be sure to disconnect the HDMI cord when moving the player.
• If you place the player on the cabinet with the HDMI cord
connected, do not apply too much pressure to the cabinet wall.
It may damage the HDMI OUT jack or the HDMI cord.
• When connecting or disconnecting, do not screw in or rotate
the HDMI connector.
Blu-ray Disc player
TV, projector, or AV
About indicators for HDMI connection
After the player is turned on, the HD indicator on the front panel
lights up when outputting 720p/1080i/1080p video signals. The
HDMI indicator lights up when an HDMI device is connected.
• Consumers should note that not all high definition television sets are
fully compatible with this product and may cause artifacts to be
displayed in the picture. In the case of 480p/720p/1080i/1080p scan
picture problems, it is recommended that the user switch the
connection to the 'standard definition' output. If there are questions
regarding our TV set compatibility with this model 480p/720p/1080i/
1080p Blu-ray Disc player, please contact our customer service center.
• If the picture is not clear, not natural or not to your satisfaction, change
the video output resolution by pressing VIDEO FORMAT (page 46).
• Be sure to use only an HDMI cord that bears the HDMI logo.
About the 'BRAVIA' Theatre Sync
features (for HDMI connections only)
By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the
HDMI Control function with an HDMI cord (not supplied),
operation is simplified as below:
• One-Touch Play (page 21)
You can turn on the player and TV/AV receiver, set the TV/AV
receiver's input to the player, and start playback with one touch
of the H button.
• System Power-Off
When you turn the TV off by using the POWER button on the
TV's remote, the HDMI compatible components turn off
To prepare for the 'BRAVIA' Theatre Sync
Set "HDMI Control" of "Options" setup to "On" (page 52).
Depending on the connected component, the HDMI Control function
may not work. Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the