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3-216-226-14(1)
Network Video Receiver
Operating Instructions
DMX-NV1
© 2007 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 3-216-226-14(1) Network Video Receiver Operating Instructions DMX-NV1 © 2007 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: For Your Convenience

    United States 1-866-918-BIVL (2485) 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 Register your BRAVIA https://internet.sony.tv...
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    Trademark Information “BRAVIA” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. “XrossMediaBar” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “XMB” is a trademark of Sony Coproration and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "PLAYSTATION" is a registered trademark and "PS3" is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
  • Page 4 If you damage the AC power cord or other cables, it may result in a fire or an electric shock. If the AC power cord or other cables is damaged, stop using it at once and contact the Sony service center. Do not place the receiver where the power cord and cables are subject to wear or abuse.
  • Page 5: Damage Requiring Service

    VENTILATION The holes on the side of the receiver are provided for necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation of the receiver, and to protect it from overheating, these ventilation holes must never be blocked or covered. Unless proper ventilation is provided, the receiver may gather dust and get dirty.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Started Welcome to the World of A Snapshot of the BRAVIA Internet Video Link ...9 LED Indicators...10 Setting up the BRAVIA Internet Video Link ...11 Cable Connections ...12 Connect to the Internet...13 Confirm Connection...15 Basic Remote Control Instruction ...16 Accessing the Receiver on the XMB Confirm Network Connection ...17 Exiting Your Receiver...19...
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Getting Started Welcome to the World of Thank you for purchasing this Sony BRAVIA Internet Video Link receiver. This manual is for model DMX-NV1. The packing box contains accessories that are listed on page 51. For optimum picture performance, your BRAVIA TV with XMB (XrossMediaBar) and DMe programming through your high-speed Internet connection.
  • Page 10: Led Indicators

    Getting Started LED Indicators Power LED Indicators Green The receiver is powered on. Orange (Blinking) The receiver is installing new software (do not disconnect AC power). Red (Blinking) Unable to connect to TV. Check cable connections. Network LED Indicators Green The receiver is connected to the home network.
  • Page 11: Setting Up The Bravia Internet Video Link

    Setting up the BRAVIA Internet Video Link Perform the following simple tasks to setup your receiver: make the cable connections, connect to the Internet, and attach the receiver to your TV. Be sure to turn off your TV before making any cable connections. The receiver is packaged with the Cable Cover attached.
  • Page 12: Cable Connections

    Getting Started Cable Connections Connect the four cables to your receiver in the order shown below. Connect the AC adapter to the DC IN 9V port on the receiver. Do not plug into the wall outlet at this time. Connect the small (mini B) end of the USB cable to the DMe the receiver.
  • Page 13: Connect To The Internet

    There are several ways to connect your receiver to the Internet. Find your connection method in the list below and proceed to that step. Please read and Internet follow the directions carefully. Sony Recommended Option 1 Connection Speed Option 2...
  • Page 14 Getting Started Option 2. Powerline Ethernet Adapter Connection Requirements: Ethernet Cable, Powerline Ethernet Adapter Plug in a Powerline Ethernet Adapter with an established Internet connection to the power outlet located closest to the receiver. Connect an Ethernet cable between your receiver and the Powerline Ethernet Adapter.
  • Page 15: Confirm Connection

    Option 3. Direct to Router Connection Requirements: Ethernet Cable, Router Proceed to the section Confirm Connection below, to confirm the connection. Confirm Connection See LED Indicators on page 10 for a description of all LED indicator colors. Connect an Ethernet cable between your receiver and the router. Plug in the receiver.
  • Page 16: Basic Remote Control Instruction

    Getting Started Basic Remote Control Instruction Accessing the Receiver on the XMB Press the HOME button on your TV’s remote control to access the Press the V/v/B/b buttons to navigate. Press the button to make selections. Press the DMe button to confirm your connection and to access My Page (see page 36).
  • Page 17: Confirm Network Connection

    Confirm Network Connection Follow these instructions to confirm that your Internet Video Link receiver is properly connected. Press the DMe button on your TV’s remote control to view the connection status. If “Feature available with DMeX module” appears on the screen, wait a few moments and try again.
  • Page 18 Getting Started The default country is the United States. Press the V/v/B/b and 0-9 buttons to enter your ZIP code. Press the B button on your TV’s remote control to switch countries if applicable. Highlight your country and press the for the Country and City List).
  • Page 19: Exiting Your Receiver

    Internet Video Exiting Your There are several ways to exit the BRAVIA Internet Video Link and resume Receiver watching your regular TV programming. ● ● ● ● Press the HOME button on your TV’s remote control to access the (XrossMediaBar). These icons associated with the receiver will appear.
  • Page 20: Attaching The Receiver To Your Tv

    Getting Started Attaching the Receiver to Your TV Mounting to the Back of Your TV The attachment location of the receiver varies by TV model as shown below in illustrations A-F. Before you begin the attachment, slide the Cable Cover back into place. Make sure the notches on the Cable Cover align with those indicated on the receiver.
  • Page 21 Rear Projection Mounting Metal Screws (Type 2) only Guide Pins Getting Started LCD TV Mounting Plastic Fasteners (Type 1) only Rear Projection Mounting Metal Screws (Type 2) only COMPONENT IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) S VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL) OUT VIDEO (MONO) L AUDIO AUDIO...
  • Page 22 Getting Started LCD TV Mounting Plastic Fasteners (Type 1) only Rear Projection Mounting Metal Screws (Type 2) only Take the bracket and match the holes on the bracket to the screw holes on the back of your TV. The screw holes on the TV are shown with the bracket (holes A and C) for right side attachment to the LCD-TV.
  • Page 23 The screw holes and guide pins shown on the back of Rear Projection TV with the bracket (holes B and C) for left side attachment. Use the LCD TV Mounting Plastic Fasteners (Type 1) or Rear Projection Mounting Metal Screws (Type 2) to attach the bracket to your TV.
  • Page 24 Getting Started The bottom Mounting Knob thread in the hole and the top Mounting Knob sits on the groove. Lightly push the receiver down so that both Mounting Knobs are locked into place. Make sure that cables are organized with the Cable Cover so that the cables hang out on the same side as the Mounting Knobs and on the front side of the receiver.
  • Page 25: Using The Receiver As A Stand-alone

    Using the Receiver The receiver can be used as a stand-alone in a vertical position or in a horizontal position depending on your preference. as a Stand-alone For vertical stand-alone use Align the notches on the stand with the opening found at the bottom of the Cable Cover.
  • Page 26 Getting Started The receiver is ready. For horizontal stand-alone use Take the Mounting Knobs and hand twist into place as shown. Do not over tighten the Mounting Knobs. Thread the bottom Mounting Knob through the bottom hole on the bracket. (The bracket should not be attached to the back of TV for this type of use.) The top Mounting Knob should be sitting on the groove.
  • Page 27 The bottom Mounting Knob thread in the hole and the top Mounting Knob sits at the groove. Lightly push the receiver down so that both Mounting Knobs are locked into place. Getting Started...
  • Page 28 Getting Started Rest the receiver down horizontally with the bracket side down. The bracket will protect the receiver from scratches. The receiver is ready. Make sure that the front side (with the LED indicators) of the receiver is facing you.
  • Page 29: Navigating With Your Tv's Remote Control

    Navigating with Your TV’s Remote Control Remote Control To operate this Internet Video Link receiver, use your Sony TV's remote control equipped with the DMe not have this button, your TV is not compatible with this receiver. 1 DISPLAY 2 RETURN...
  • Page 30 Navigating with Your TV’s Remote Control Button Description 5 INPUT Press to access external equipment connected to the TV via the receiver (see page 43). Press to make or confirm a selection. While viewing a video, press to Pause the video. Press again to Play.
  • Page 31: New Icons On The Xmb

    New Icons on the XMB Internet Video Menu The main menu of the BRAVIA Internet Video Link is Internet Video, located in the Settings menu on the XMB Internet Video icon to access this exclusive menu. The following options are available from the Internet Video menu. Option Network Setup Region...
  • Page 32: Network Menu

    New Icons on the XMB™ Network Menu The Network menu also appears on the Media Category Bar when the receiver is connected. Option Description My Page Open My Page (see page 36). Messages Read important messages (see page 38).
  • Page 33: Internet Video Link Features

    Internet Video Link Features Internet Video Guide Select an Internet channel to view its Internet Video Guide. Videos are arranged by category. To display the Internet Video Guide: The Parental Lock function set on the TV will block video content based on the appropriate TV or Movie Rating.
  • Page 34: Video Playback

    Internet Video Link Features Video Playback Press the corresponding buttons to control playback. Control Panel The video playback may take a few moments to load and will start upon successful connection to the Internet channel. The video loading status is displayed on your screen.
  • Page 35: My Video Links

    My Video Links My Video Links is a feature which allows you to save video links from the Internet Video Guide for easy repeat viewing. Save this Link View My Video Links Remove this Link Choose an Internet channel’s Internet Video Guide (see page 33). Highlight a video you would like to save.
  • Page 36: My Page

    Internet Video Link Features My Page News My Page gives you quick and convenient information with the single click of a button. It is recommended that you complete Region setup (see page 18) to customize the information to your local area. Press the DMe button on your TV’s remote control to access My Page.
  • Page 37 Press V/v to read an article longer than one page. Press B/b to view another article in the current topic. Press RETURN to exit the current article and return to My Page. The numbers after Topic in the lower left-hand corner indicate the number of articles in the current topic and the total number available.
  • Page 38: Messages

    Internet Video Link Features Messages Your Messages Inbox is where you will find important messages about new features, video content providers, and more. To access the Messages Inbox: Press the HOME button to display the XMB Press B/b to highlight the Network icon. Press V/v to highlight the Messages icon.
  • Page 39: Reading Your Messages

    Reading Your You can browse through the Messages Inbox or highlight a message to read in its entirety. Press Messages will open on your screen. to open the highlighted message. The message Press V/v to read through a message longer than one page. Press RETURN to go back to the Messages Inbox.
  • Page 40: Send From Pc To Tv

    Choose an Internet browser to use, then follow the steps below to configure your PC. Using your computer and an Internet web browser, go to the BRAVIA Internet Video Link homepage at http://internet.sony.tv and login or register a new account. From the home page select the link “Software Utilities.”...
  • Page 41: Using Send From Pc To Tv

    Configuration for Internet Explorer Configuration for Firefox Using Send from PC Playing a Video to TV Locate the file you just downloaded in step 2 above and run it to install the utility. Once the utility is installed, select Start from the main Windows menu, then select Programs.
  • Page 42 Internet Video Link Features Saving a Video to My Video Links When you locate a video link on the Internet that you want to save, use your mouse to right-click on the file and select Send from PC to TV Bookmark.
  • Page 43: Other Information

    Other Information Using the HDMI Input Port The HDMI Input port on the front side of the receiver works as a pass- through port. This allows you to connect an external HDMI device to your TV via the receiver. You can connect a Playstation Follow the instructions below to use the pass-through port.
  • Page 44: Updating The Receiver

    Other Information Updating the Receiver The Power LED is orange while the receiver is updating. Do not unplug the AC power cord during an update. Your BRAVIA Internet Video Link may need occasional software updates for new features and product enhancements. Please check your Messages Inbox periodically to see if a software update is available.
  • Page 45: Device Information

    Device Information To locate your BRAVIA Internet Video Link’s device information, select the Internet Video icon from the Settings menu. Then, select Device Information. Sony Contact Information Model Number Serial Number Software Version IP Address MAC Address Other Information...
  • Page 46: Optional Network Setup

    Other Information Optional Network Setup Upon completing these steps, return to the Confirm Connection section on page 15 to verify your successful home network connection and complete the setup. The Custom setup allows you to enter your own IP address by selecting Manual and enter your proxy server settings by selecting Use.
  • Page 47: Country And City List

    Country and City List This is a listing of cities available in Region Setup. For My Page to display the most accurate information, please choose the city closest to you. (Enter Zip Code) Canada (Enter Postal Code) Argentina Buenos Aires Cordoba La Plata Rosario...
  • Page 48 Other Information Honduras Tegucigalpa Mexico Acapulco Aguascalientes Chihuahua Ecatepec Juárez León Mérida México City Monterrey Nezahualcóyotl Puebla San Luis Potosí Tijuana Tlalnepantla Nicaragua Chinandega Granada León Managua Masaya Panama Changuinola Chitré Colón David La Chorrera San Miguelito Santiago Paraguay Asunción Cuidad del Este San Lorenzo Peru...
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have additional questions, service needs, or required technical assistance related to the use of your Sony receiver, please visit our website or call one of the following numbers: http://esupport.sony.com/bravialink 1-866-918-BIVL (2485) for US Residents 1-877-899-SONY (7669) for Canadian Residents...
  • Page 50 How to reset the receiver to default settings. Explanation/Solution ❑ Call the Sony Service Center for support. ❑ Parental Lock will block video content based on the appropriate TV or Movie Rating. See the TV's Operating Instruction Manual for more information.
  • Page 51: Specifications

    Specifications Model DMX-NV1 Power Requirements AC 120V 60Hz Power Consumption DC Input Video Signal 1080i fixed output to DTV Input/Output Ports Terminals DC In (9V) x1 (for supplied AC adapter only) Ethernet (Network) x1 (base) (for connection to x1 (base) compatible TV) USB Host x1 (side, for service use)
  • Page 53: Index

    Index 9V DC IN BRAVIA Internet Video Link , 20 Cable Cover Categories , 17 Category Object Bar Control Panel Custom setup DC IN 9V default settings , 45 Device Information DIGITAL/ANALOG button DISPLAY button DMex DMeX button , 29 DMex button DMex Port DMex port...
  • Page 54 United States 1-866-918-BIVL (2485) 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 Canada 1-877-899-SONY (7669)

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