Sony BRAVIA KDL-40WL140 Operating Instructions Manual

Sony BRAVIA KDL-40WL140 Operating Instructions Manual

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LCD Digital Color TV
Operating Instructions
© 2008 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 4-113-059-11(1) LCD Digital Color TV Operating Instructions KDL-40WL140 KDL-46WL140 KDL-52WL140 © 2008 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    For Customers in Canada This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. CAUTION Use the following Sony TVs only with the following WALL-MOUNT BRACKET or TV-stand. Sony TV Model No. KDL-40WL140 KDL-46WL140 KDL-52WL140 Sony...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Closed Captions (CC) Settings...38 Parental Lock Settings ...38 External Inputs Settings...41 HDMI Settings ...41 General Setup Settings ...42 Initial Setup...42 Other Information Troubleshooting ... 43 Specifications ...46 Index ...47 Customer Support United States Canada On-line Registration United States Canada
  • Page 4: Welcome To The World Of Bravia

    Welcome to the World of BRAVIA Thank you for purchasing this Sony BRAVIA see on your BRAVIA TV is only as good as the quality of the signal it receives. To experience the stunning detail of your new BRAVIA TV, you need access to HD programming. Your BRAVIA TV can receive and display HD programming from: •...
  • Page 5: Tv Home Menu: Xmb (Xrossmediabar)

    TV Home Menu: XMB ™ The XMB is an easy way to access the TV settings for customizing, making adjustments, ™ viewing the available TV channels and selecting the connected equipment. Press the HOME button on your remote control to display the XMB From the horizontal Media Category Bar you can control: •...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Remove the Table-Top Stand and screws from the carton. The screws can be found in the accessory bag. For product protection and safety reasons, Sony strongly recommends that you use the screws provided with the TV. TV Unit Screws Table-Top Stand Place the Table-Top Stand on a level and stable surface.
  • Page 7: Preparation For Wall-Mount Bracket

    Sony strongly recommends that you use the Wall-Mount Bracket model designed for your TV and the wall-mounting of your TV should be performed by a Sony dealer or licensed contractor. • For bracket installation, refer to the instruction guide provided by the Wall-Mount Bracket model for your TV.
  • Page 8: When Installing The Tv Against A Wall Or Enclosed Area

    When Installing the TV Against a Wall or Enclosed Area Make sure that your TV has adequate air circulation. Allow enough space around the TV as shown below. Avoid operating the TV at temperatures below 41 °F (5 °C). Installed with stand inches (30 cm) 4 inches...
  • Page 9: Securing The Tv

    Use a Sony TV Stand Use a Sony specified TV stand (see page 2) and follow the instruction manual provided with the Sony TV stand. If a Sony specified TV stand is not used, consider the following recommended measures.
  • Page 10: Locating Inputs And Outputs

    2. Locating Inputs and Outputs Rear of TV VIDEO IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO • This TV displays all video input signals in a resolution of 1,920 dots × 1,080 lines. • An HDMI or Component video (YP formats. 1080/24p is available only with HDMI connection. COMPONENT IN PC IN AUDIO...
  • Page 11 Item Description 1 VIDEO IN 1 Connects to the S VIDEO output jack of video equipment. If both composite video and S VIDEO S VIDEO are connected, S VIDEO signal has priority. VIDEO IN 2/3 Connects to the composite video and audio output jacks on your A/V equipment. VIDEO/L(MONO)- AUDIO-R •...
  • Page 12: Connecting The Tv

    3. Connecting the TV Cable System or VHF/UHF Antenna System You can enjoy high-definition and standard- definition digital programming (if available in your area) along with standard-definition analog programming. • This TV is capable of receiving unscrambled digital programming for both cable (QAM and 8VSB) and external VHF/UHF antenna (ATSC).
  • Page 13 Shown with DVI Connection Rear of TV VIDEO IN COMPONENT IN PC IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO (1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i) AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) • If the equipment has a DVI jack and not an HDMI jack, connect the DVI jack to the HDMI IN 4 (with DVI-to-HDMI cable or adapter) jack and connect the audio jack to the AUDIO IN (L/R) jacks of HDMI IN 4.
  • Page 14: Pc Input Signal Reference Chart

    Use the TV as a monitor for your PC by connecting a HD15 to HD15 cable as shown below. This TV can also be connected to a PC with a DVI or HDMI output. (Refer to the separate Quick Setup Guide.) •...
  • Page 15: Other Equipment

    Other Equipment Personal computer Rear of TV VIDEO IN COMPONENT IN PC IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AU DI O AU DI O A UDIO (1080p/1080i/720p/480p/480i) Digital recorder Game system • Refer to the Quick Setup Guide (supplied) when connecting other equipment to your TV. Digital Blu-ray satellite...
  • Page 16: Setting Up The Channel List - Initial Setup

    4. Setting Up the Channel List – Initial Setup The Initial Setup screen appears when you turn on the TV for the first time. Initial Setup Please select a language. Language settings will apply to on screen display as well as default audio for digital channels.
  • Page 17 s To Run Initial Setup Again or Auto Program at a Later Time Select the Initial Setup feature from the XMB or perform the steps described in the Initial Setup section on page 42. To run Auto Program, see page 37. HDMI Settings General Setup Settings...
  • Page 18: Operating The Tv

    Operating the TV Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control Insert two size AA batteries (supplied) by matching e and E on the batteries to the diagram inside the battery compartment of the remote control. When Using the Remote Control TV Controls Follow the guidelines below •...
  • Page 19: Remote Control Button Description

    Remote Control Button Description • The 5, PLAY and CH+ buttons have a tactile dot. Use them as a reference when operating the TV. Button Description 1 DISPLAY Press once to display the banner with channel/program information you are watching. The banner will time out in a few seconds or press again to exit.
  • Page 20 9 DMe Press to access features in the optional BRAVIA external module (e.g. DMX-NV1). See your dealer or for more information. The module may not be available in all regions. 0 0-9 ENT Press 0-9 to select a channel; the channel changes after two seconds.
  • Page 21 Button Description qk OPTIONS Press to display a list of convenient functions and menu shortcuts. The OPTIONS menu items vary based on current input and content. Menu Item Picture Adjustments Sound Adjustments P&P or PIP Exit P&P or Exit PIP Motion Enhancer Speakers Audio Swap...
  • Page 22: Changing The Wide Screen Mode

    Button Description w; WIDE Press repeatedly to cycle through the available Wide Mode settings: Wide Zoom, Normal, Full, H Stretch, Zoom. The Wide Mode settings can be also accessed in the Screen settings (see pages 35 and 36). Changing the Wide Screen Mode 4:3 Original source Standard-definition source Wide Zoom...
  • Page 23: Indicators

    Lights up in green when the TV is turned on. The Sony logo will illuminate when the TV is powered on. Illumination You can turn off the logo illumination, for details see page 42.
  • Page 24: Exploring Fun Features

    Exploring Fun Features Favorites With Favorites, you can manage and customize your preferred TV channels, External Inputs and Background TV themes for easy access. Displaying Favorites Press FAVORITES. Saved channel Background TV or external input • The first time you enter Favorites, the recently viewed channels and inputs are highlighted. •...
  • Page 25: Background Tv

    5 and 29. • Possible operations with BRAVIA Sync buttons, see page 19. When a Sony A/V receiver with BRAVIA Sync is connected, the following additional operations are possible: • Turning on the A/V receiver when the TV is turned on.
  • Page 26: How To Use Tv Guide On Screen

    How to Use TV Guide On Screen Use the Guide to find the show that you want to watch. The Guide allows you to search for shows by program categories and by keyword. The Guide provides up to two days of TV programming information. The Guide is available with cable service (without a cable box) or over-the-air antenna.
  • Page 27 To Do This … Do This… Search program Press V/v/B/b to highlight SEARCH on Service Bar. You can search for programs using the following options: KEYWORD, ALPHABETICAL, MOVIES, SPORTS, CHILDREN, EDUCATIONAL, NEWS, VARIETY, SERIES and HDTV. Press press B/b to highlight your search option. Press V/v to narrow your search. Press you found the program.
  • Page 28: Using P&P And Pip Features

    Using P&P and PIP Features This TV comes with the P&P and PIP features which allow you to view two pictures simultaneously. P&P (picture and picture) provides two windows side by side. PIP (picture in picture) provides PC input signal and TV channels.
  • Page 29: Using Tv Settings

    Using TV Settings The HOME button allows you to access the TV Home Menu on the XMB (XrossMediaBar) as well as a variety of TV features. Settings Media Category Icons Adjusting TV Settings Customize the TV settings with various options. Settings Explanations of different Settings start on page 31.
  • Page 30: Navigating Through Tv Home Menu On Xmb

    Navigating through TV Home Menu on XMB Press HOME to display the XMB Press B/b to select a Media Category icon. Settings Available TV settings and features are listed under the Settings icon. Press V/v to move within the Category Object Bar. (The Category Object Bar shown below is for Settings.) Press when desired item is highlighted.
  • Page 31: Tv Settings Descriptions

    TV Settings Descriptions Product Support Contact Sony Sony contact information is available from this screen for your convenience. Your TV’s specific information such as Model Name, Serial Number, Software Version and downloadable ratings if available from the TV are displayed here.
  • Page 32: Picture Settings

    Picture Settings Picture Adjustments Picture Mode For Video For Photo For PC Timings • Picture Mode for all inputs can also be accessed by pressing PICTURE on the remote control to directly toggle the modes. • The options for Picture Mode may vary depending on the Video/Photo Optimizer setting (see page 33) and PC input.
  • Page 33: Motion Enhancer

    Turns off CineMotion. The TV will automatically set the picture settings for video or still image content when Sony optional equipment that supports Video-A mode is connected to the HDMI input. Select to set the picture settings for video.
  • Page 34: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings Available Sound settings depend on the Speakers setting. Sound Adjustments Sound Mode Reset Treble Bass Balance Surround Voice Zoom Sound Booster The Sound Booster provides a fuller sound with a greater sense of Steady Sound Volume Offset • Sound Adjustments can also be accessed by pressing OPTIONS on the remote control.
  • Page 35: Screen Settings

    Audio Out Fixed Easy control of volume adjustment Variable • Alternate Audio is available only for digital programs. If the program you are watching is also available in other languages from the audio tracks, and if that language is what you have selected in the Language setting, your TV will automatically switch to the matching language with the Alternate Audio feature.
  • Page 36: Screen

    Display Area Full Pixel Normal -1/-2 • For 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 1080/24p, feature is only available when Wide Mode is set to Full. Screen Position Adjust the Vertical positioning by pressing V/v. Press B/b to adjust the Horizontal positioning. •...
  • Page 37: Channel Settings

    Channel Settings Signal Type Cable Antenna • You should run Auto Program after changing the Signal Type setting. Auto Program Automatically sets the channel list in the TV for all receivable channels. Channel scanning will be based on the Signal Type (Cable/Antenna) setting. Select Auto Program.
  • Page 38: Closed Captions (Cc) Settings

    Closed Captions (CC) Settings CC Display This option allows you to view Closed Captions (CC). On with Muting Automatically displays closed captions when the TV is muted. Analog CC For the basic analog (EIA-608) closed caption options. CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4 Text1, Text2, Text3, Text4 Digital CC...
  • Page 39: Digital Rating

    Rating Child Youth Young Adult Custom • If you are not familiar with the parental guideline rating system, you should select Child, Youth, or Young Adult to help simplify the rating selection. To set more specific ratings, select Custom. Digital Rating (Available only in U.S.A.
  • Page 40 Custom Rating System Chart For Country selection of U.S.A.: Movie Rating PG-13 NC-17 and X TV Rating Age-Based Ratings Block programs by their TV-Y rating, content or both TV-Y7 TV-G TV-PG TV-14 TV-MA Content-Based Ratings • To ensure maximum blocking capability, set the Age-Based Ratings. For Country selection of Canada: English Rating French Rating...
  • Page 41: External Inputs Settings

    Disabled • Useful for applications that do not have a connection to the CABLE/ANTENNA input. HDMI Settings HDMI inputs of this TV will recognize and communicate with other Sony equipment equipped with Control for HDMI function. Control for HDMI On/Off feature allows your TV to communicate with other equipment that supports Control for HDMI function.
  • Page 42: General Setup Settings

    • Press POWER to exit from standby mode. • PC Power Management is not VESA-compliant. Logo Illumination Select On to illuminate the SONY logo on the front panel or select Off to disable this function. Initial Setup If you missed the Initial Setup when you first connected the TV or if you want to scan all receivable channels, select Initial Setup.
  • Page 43: Other Information

    Other Information Troubleshooting If you have questions, service needs, or require technical assistance related to the use of your Sony TV, please visit our website or call one of the following numbers: Condition Explanation/Solution No picture No picture • Check the Power Saving settings (see page 42).
  • Page 44 Condition No color / Dark picture / Color is not correct / The picture is too bright Noisy picture Blurry picture / Poor color No sound / Noisy sound No sound / Good picture Audio noise No Audio or Low Audio with Home Theater System BRAVIA Sync Cannot find connected...
  • Page 45 Condition Explanation/Solution “Black box” on screen • You have selected a text option and no text is available (see page 38). To turn off Black bands appear at the • Some wide screen programs are filmed in aspect ratios that are greater than 16:9 edges of the screen •...
  • Page 46: Specifications

    Specifications Model KDL-40WL140 System Television system NTSC: American TV standard ATSC (8VSB terrestrial): ATSC compliant 8VSB QAM on cable: ANSI/SCTE 07 2000 (Does not include CableCARD functionality) Channel coverage Analog terrestrial: 2 - 69 / Digital terrestrial: 2 - 69 Analog Cable: 1 - 135 / Digital Cable: 1 - 135 Panel system LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Panel...
  • Page 47: Index

    CC Display CH +/– button Channel Block Channel Tuning Keys CineMotion Color Color Temperature COMPONENT IN jack (1080p/1080i/ 720p/480p/480i) Contact Sony Control for HDMI Country Current Time Device Auto Power Off Device List DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) jack Digital CC...
  • Page 48 For Canada or to speak with a support representative: 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 On-line Registration Available: Be sure to register your TV.

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