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Sony BRAVIA 4-131-482-12(1) Operating Instructions Manual

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© 2009 Sony Corporation
LCD Digital Colour TV
Operating Instructions


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  • Page 1 KDL-52V5500 KDL-46V5500 KDL-40V5500 KDL-32V5500 © 2009 Sony Corporation LCD Digital Colour TV Operating Instructions 4-131-482-12(1)
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Introduction Thank you for choosing this Sony product. Before operating the TV, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. Trademark information is a registered trademark of the DVB Project HDMI, the HDMI logo and High- Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Start-up Guide Safety Information ...8 Precautions ...9 Remote and TV Controls/Indicators ...10 Watching TV Watching TV ...15 Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (Australian model and Singaporean model only) ...17 Using the Favourite List ...18 Using Optional Equipment Connecting Optional Equipment ...20 Viewing Pictures from Connected Equipment ...23 Playing back Photo/Music/Video via USB ...24...
  • Page 4: Start-up Guide

    Start-up Guide Before Use To check the accessories Mains lead/AC power cord (1) (KDL-52V5500/ 46V5500/40V5500 only) Cable holder (1) (KDL-52V5500/46V5500/40V5500 only) Stand (1) and screws (4) (KDL-46V5500/40V5500/ 32V5500 only) RM-GD007 Remote (1) Size AA batteries (R6 type) (2) To insert batteries into the remote Push and lift the cover to open.
  • Page 5 Tie the wood screw and the machine screw with a strong cord (not supplied). • An optional Sony support belt kit is used to secure the TV. Contact your nearest Sony service centre to purchase a kit. Have your TV model name...
  • Page 6: Performing The Initial Set-up

    4: Bundling the cables KDL-52V5500/46V5500/ 40V5500 • Do not bundle the mains lead/AC power cord together with other cables. • The illustration may differ from that of the actual rear panel, and the mains lead/AC power cord may already be connected, depending on the screen size.
  • Page 7: Adjusting The Viewing Angle

    Adjusting the viewing angle of the TV This TV can be adjusted within the angles shown below. Adjust the angle left and right (swivel) Top view Front Detaching the Table-Top Stand from the TV • Remove the screws guided by the arrow marks of the TV.
  • Page 8: Safety Information

    • Leave space around the TV set as shown below. • It is strongly recommended that you use a Sony wall-mount bracket in order to provide adequate air-circulation. Installed on the wall 30 cm 10 cm...
  • Page 9: Precautions

    If the following problems occur... Turn off the TV set and unplug the AC power cord immediately if any of the following problems occur. Ask your dealer or Sony service centre to have it checked by qualified service personnel. When: –...
  • Page 10: Remote And Tv Controls/indicators

    Remote and TV Controls/Indicators Remote and TV controls Buttons on the TV will work the same as those on the remote. * In the TV menu, these buttons will work as • The number 5, N, PROG + and AUDIO buttons on the remote have a tactile dot.
  • Page 11 Press F/f/G/g to move the on-screen cursor. Press to select/confirm the highlighted item. When playing a photo file: Press F/G to select the previous file. Press f/g to select the next file. When playing a music/video file: Press pause/start the playback. Press and hold G/g to fast forward/fast reverse, then release the button at the point where you want to resume playback.
  • Page 12 qf GUIDE / Press to display the Digital Electronic (EPG) Programme Guide (EPG) (page 17). For New Zealand model, EPG is available as an interactive service if provided by a broadcaster. Press to display the Favourite List that you (Favourite) have specified (page 18).
  • Page 13 • When you change the “Scene Select” setting, Theatre Mode turns off automatically. • “Control for HDMI” (BRAVIA Sync) is only available with the connected Sony equipment that has the BRAVIA Sync or BRAVIA Theatre Sync logo or is compatible with control for HDMI.
  • Page 14 Indicators Indicator Description 1 Light sensor Do not put anything over the sensor, doing so may affect its function. (page 31) 2 Remote control Receives signals from the remote. sensor Do not put anything over the sensor. The sensor may not work properly. (Picture Off / Lights up in green when you select “Picture Off”...
  • Page 15: Watching Tv

    Watching TV Watching TV Press 1 on the TV to turn on the TV. When the TV is in standby mode (the 1 (standby) indicator on the TV front panel is red), press "/1 on the remote to turn on the TV.
  • Page 16 To access Text Press /. Each time you press /, the display changes cyclically as follows: Text and TV picture t Text t No Text (exit the Text service) To select a page, press the number buttons or To hold a page, press To reveal hidden information, press •...
  • Page 17: Using The Digital Electronic Programme Guide (epg) (australian Model And Singaporean Model Only)

    Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (Australian model and Singaporean model only) All Categories Previous Next 30 min view Category (Australian model) (Singaporean model) Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) View a programme Turn off the EPG Sort programme information by category –...
  • Page 18: Using The Favourite List

    Using the Favourite List Analogue Favourites Analogue Favourite List Watch a channel Turn off the Favourite list Add a current channel to the Favourite list Remove a channel from the Favourite list Digital Favourites (Australian model) (New Zealand model and Singaporean model) Digital Favourite List Turn off the Favourite list The Favourite feature lets you select...
  • Page 19 Add or remove channels in a Favourite list Watch a channel Remove all channels from a Favourite list Do this Press the blue button. Go to step 2 when you add channels for the first time or the Favourite list is empty. Press the yellow button to select the Favourite list to edit.
  • Page 20: Using Optional Equipment

    Using Optional Equipment Connecting Optional Equipment You can connect a wide range of optional equipment to your TV. Hi-Fi audio equipment Video DVD player with game component output equipment DVD player Audio system Camcorder DVD player Home theatre system with digital input PC (HDMI-output) Blu-ray disc player Broadband router...
  • Page 21 PC IN and HDMI IN 1 sockets/jacks.) • Be sure to use only an authorised HDMI cable bearing the HDMI logo. We recommend that you use a Sony HDMI cable (high speed type). • When connecting an audio system that is compatible with control for HDMI, be sure to also connect it to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) socket/jack.
  • Page 22: Connecting Other Equipment

    Connecting other equipment Connect to Connect with PC IN PC cable with ferrites, audio cable LAN cable 0 i Headphones Description It is indispensable to use a PC cable with ferrite cores. You can enjoy the TV’s network features (page 27). You can listen to TV sound through headphones.
  • Page 23: Viewing Pictures From Connected Equipment

    Viewing Pictures from Connected Equipment Turn on the connected equipment, then perform the following operation. Press Press F/f to select the desired input source, then press To view two pictures simultaneously – Twin Picture/PIP (Picture in Picture) You can view two pictures (external or PC input and TV programme) on the screen simultaneously.
  • Page 24: Playing Back Photo/music/video Via Usb

    – Do not remove the USB device. The data on the USB device may be damaged. • Sony will not be held liable for any damage to, or loss of, data on the recording media due to a malfunction of any connected devices or the TV.
  • Page 25 • A map can be displayed in the case of photograph’s Exif data includes a date information, and the associated longitude and latitude information (“Log files”) has been recorded using a Sony GPS unit. Follow the procedure described below. Connect the GPS unit to the USB port. Press HOME.
  • Page 26: Using Bravia Sync With Control For Hdmi

    • Adjusts the volume (2 +/–) and mutes the sound (%) of a connected audio system. • You can operate the connected Sony equipment that has the BRAVIA Sync logo by the TV remote by pressing: – N/x/X/m/M to operate the connected equipment directly.
  • Page 27: Using Home Network Features

    Using Home Network Features With this TV, you can enjoy contents stored in DLNA-compatible devices on the home network. Devices that store and provide contents, such as photo/music/video files, are called “server.” The TV receives the photo/music/video files from the server via the network, and you can enjoy them on the TV even in other rooms.
  • Page 28: Checking The Network Connection

    for playback. For details, refer to the instruction manual for the network device being used. Even files conforming to one of the file formats given above cannot be played in some cases. • The file name and folder name support only English.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Server Display Settings

    Adjusting the Server Display Settings You can select home network servers to be displayed on the Home Menu. Up to 10 servers can be displayed on the Home Menu automatically. Set the server to allow connections from the TV. For details on settings on the server, refer to the Operating Instructions supplied with the server.
  • Page 30: Using Menu Functions

    Using Menu Functions Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB™ The XMB™ (XrossMediaBar) is a menu of BRAVIA features and input sources displayed on the TV screen. The XMB™ is an easy way to select programmes and adjust settings on your BRAVIA TV. Press HOME to display the XMB™.
  • Page 31: Tv Settings Menu

    TV Settings Menu System Update Used to update the TV ’s system software in the future Clock/Timers Sleep Timer Sets the TV to automatically switch to standby mode after a certain amount of time. When “Sleep Timer” is activated, the lights up in orange.
  • Page 32 Name of current input (e.g. Video Picture Mode Sets a picture mode. The options that can be selected differ depending on the “Scene Select” settings. Vivid Standard Custom Cinema Photo-Vivid Photo-Standard For viewing photographs. Provides the optimum picture Photo-Original Photo-Custom Sports Game Graphics...
  • Page 33 Cinema Drive Provides improved picture movement when playing DVD or VCR images taken on film, reducing picture blur and graininess. Auto 1 Auto 2 • If the image contains irregular signals or too much noise, “Cinema Drive” is automatically turned off even if “Auto 1” or “Auto 2” is selected. Advanced Settings Allows you to set “Picture”...
  • Page 34 Volume Offset Adjusts the volume level of the current input relative to other inputs, when “Target Inputs” is set to the current input name (e.g. Video 1). Surround Allows you to select the suitable surround effects depending on the genre of TV programme (movie, sport, music, etc.) or video game.
  • Page 35: Video Settings

    4:3 Default Sets the default Wide Mode for 4:3 broadcasts. Wide Zoom Normal Display Area Adjusts the picture display area. Auto Full Pixel Normal -1/-2 Horizontal Shift Adjusts the horizontal position of the picture. Vertical Shift Adjusts the vertical position of the picture when “Wide Mode” is set to “Wide Zoom,”...
  • Page 36: Audio Settings

    Audio Settings Speaker TV Speaker Audio System Audio Out Variable Fixed Headphone Settings i Speaker Link i Volume i Dual Sound Optical Out Sets the audio signal that is output from the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) jack of the TV. Set to “Auto,” when connecting equipment compatible with Dolby Digital.
  • Page 37 HDMI. When set to “On,” the following functions are available. If the specific Sony equipment that is compatible with control for HDMI is connected, this setting is applied to the connected equipment automatically when the “Control for HDMI”...
  • Page 38: Analogue Set-up

    Auto Start-up You can run the initial set-up that appeared when you first connected the TV, and select the language and country/area, the region (Australian model only), or tune in all available channels again. Even if you have made the settings when you first connected the TV, you may need to change the settings after moving house, or to search for newly launched channels.
  • Page 39: Digital Set-up

    Manual Programme To preset a channel, press PROG +/– to select the programme number, before Preset selecting “Label,” “AFT,” “Audio Filter,” “Skip,” “LNA” or “Colour System.” You cannot select a programme number that is set to “Skip” (page 39). Programme/ TV System/ Frequency Label...
  • Page 40 Preferred Language Audio Description Mixing Level Dynamic Range Compensates for differences in the audio level between MPEG Audio Level Digital Tuning Digital Auto Tuning Programme Sorting Digital Manual Tuning Radio Display Displays the screen wallpaper when you listen to a radio broadcast. You can select the screen wallpaper colour, display a random colour or view a slideshow (page 24, 28).
  • Page 41 Parental Lock Singaporean model: Sets an age restriction to viewing. To view any programme rated for ages above the age you specify, enter the correct PIN code. Australian model and New Zealand model: Sets a parental guidance level. Programmes that exceed the set level can only be watched after entering the correct PIN code.
  • Page 42: Network Settings

    Network Settings Network IP Address Settings Test IP Address/ Subnet Mask/ Default Gateway/ Primary DNS/ Secondary DNS MAC Address Server Display Displays the connected server list and allows you to select the server you want to Settings display on the Home Menu. Server Diagnostics Diagnoses whether the TV can connect to each server on the home network.
  • Page 43: Additional Information

    TV’s weight. Be sure to entrust the attachment of these products to the wall to Sony dealers or licensed contractors and pay adequate attention to safety during the installation. Sony is not liable for any damage or injury caused by mishandling or improper installation.
  • Page 44: Tv Installation Dimensions Table

    TV installation dimensions table SU-WL500: Screen centre point SU-WL50B: Screen centre point Display dimensions Model Name KDL-52V5500 1,262 KDL-46V5500 1,123 KDL-40V5500 KDL-32V5500 Figures in the above table may differ slightly depending on the installation. WARNING The wall that the TV will be installed on should be capable of supporting a weight of at least four times that of the TV.
  • Page 45 Screw and Hook locations diagram/table Model Name KDL-52V5500/46V5500/40V5500 KDL-32V5500 SU-WL500: Screw location When installing the Mounting Hook on the TV. SU-WL50B: Screw location When installing the Mounting Hook on the TV. Screw location Hook location SU-WL500 SU-WL50B SU-WL500 d, g d, i e, g e, h...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    Specifications Model name System Panel system TV system Colour/video system Channel coverage Sound output Input/Output jacks Aerial/Antenna/cable COMPONENT IN1 COMPONENT IN2 COMPONENT IN1, 2 HDMI IN1, 2, 3, 4 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) PC IN Power and others Power requirements Screen size (measured diagonally) Display resolution KDL-32V5500...
  • Page 47 Model name Dimensions with Table-Top Stand (Approx.) (w × h × d) without Table-Top Stand Mass (Approx.) with Table-Top Stand without Table-Top Stand Supplied accessories Optional Wall-Mount Bracket accessories Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. PC input signal reference chart for Resolution Horizontal Vertical...
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    Press 1 on the TV to turn it off, disconnect the mains lead/AC power cord, and inform your dealer or Sony service centre of how the indicator flashes (number of flashes). When the 1 (standby) indicator is not flashing Check the items in the tables below.
  • Page 49 Condition Explanation/Solution No picture from the connected • Turn the connected equipment on. equipment appears on the • Check the cable connection. screen. • Press • Correctly insert the memory card or other storage device in the digital • Use a digital still camera memory card or other storage device that has •...
  • Page 50 HDMI, you cannot select “Off” in this menu. If you want to change the audio output to the TV speaker, select “TV Speaker” in the “Speaker” menu (page 36). • Check the support website for cable provide information.
  • Page 51: Index

    Index Numerics 1 Digit Direct 38 14:9 16 4:3 Default 35 Add to Slideshow 24, 28 Adv. Contrast Enhancer 33 Advanced Settings 33 AFT 39 Analogue Set-up 38 Audio Filter 39 Audio Out 36 Audio Settings 36 Audio Set-up 39 Auto Adjustment 35 Auto Clock Update 31 Auto Light Limiter 33...
  • Page 52 Instructions on “Installing the Wall-Mount Bracket” are not supplied in the form of a separate leaflet with this TV. These installation instructions are included within this TV’s instructions manual. Customer Support: * 4 1 3 1 4 8 2 1 2 * 4-131-482-12(1) Printed in Malaysia...

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