SONY CMU-BR200 - Camera And Microphone Unit Operating Instructions

SONY CMU-BR200 - Camera And Microphone Unit Operating Instructions

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SONY CMU-BR200 - Camera And Microphone Unit Operating Instructions


This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries related to product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be addressed to the authorized representative, Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters, please refer to the addresses provided in the separate service or guarantee documents.

Please read these safety instructions to ensure your personal safety and prevent property damage.

  • Do not disassemble the Camera and Microphone Unit.
  • Do not allow water or foreign material to enter the Camera and Microphone Unit.

Safety Precautions

  • Do not touch the lens part of the camera.
  • When using this product, do not disconnect the USB cable from the TV.
  • Do not shake or drop this product.
  • Do not use this product in a high-temperature, or near a strong magnetic field.
  • Do not use this product in locations subject to dust, steam, water or smoke.
  • When using this product for extended periods, the TV or this product may become hot to the touch. However, this is not a malfunction.

Maintenance of your Camera and Microphone Unit

  • Wipe the Camera and Microphone Unit gently with a soft cloth.
  • Stubborn stains may be removed with a cloth slightly moistened with a solution of mild soap and warm water.
  • If using a chemically pretreated cloth, be sure to follow the instructions provided on the package.
  • Never use strong solvents such as a thinner, alcohol or benzine for cleaning.

Disposal of the Camera and Microphone Unit

Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.

Setting up the Camera and Microphone Unit

  1. Attach to the top of the TV
    Note: Do not cover the ventilation holes of the rear of the TV with this product.

  2. Fit the cable to the ditch

  3. Connect to the TV

    Connect the USB cable to a TV or USB port of connected equipment.

To set up the product in front of the TV
You can place the product in front of the TV.

Note: Do not place this product too close to the speakers of the TV.

Tip: This product can be adjusted within the angles as illustrated.

Using Skype

This feature allows you to make video calls and voice calls.


  • No emergency calls with Skype. Skype is not a replacement for your ordinary telephone and cannot be used for emergency calling.
  • To use this feature, the TV has to be connected to the Internet with a broadband connection.
  • The quality of the voice and video call can be impacted by your internet connection speed. The use of a wireless connection can cause image and sound degradation.
  • Skype operation may not be available while some other applications are being used.
  • It is free to register and sign in to Skype and audio and video calls to other people on Skype are free. For other Skype services such as low cost calls to mobile phones and landlines Skype Credit or a subscription is required.
  • For more information on Skype, check the website:
  • In the event of a problem, refer to the TV's instruction manual.
  • If you experience problems signing in to Skype on your TV using your existing Skype account, then please visit for help and information. Alternatively you can create a new Skype account on your TV.

Starting Skype

To activate Skype

Home Menu > [Applications] > [All Applications] > [Skype], you can start Skype. When starting Skype for the first time, you will be required to agree to a license agreement and enter region setting according to the displayed menu.


  • If this product cannot be used after connecting to your TV, update your TV software to the latest version.
    To update the software, refer to the electronic manual (i-Manual) on your TV.

To create your Skype account

You can either use your existing Skype account or create a new account, as desired. To create the account, follow the displayed menu, enter your desired [Skype Name], [Password] and your Email address.
After creating the account, sign in will be automatically continued, and the operation menu will be displayed.


  • Be sure to remember your [Skype Name] and [Password] to sign in.

To sign in Skype

To sign in, enter your [Skype Name] and [Password], following the displayed menu. You can set to sign into Skype automatically when the TV is turned on.

Enjoying a call with Skype

To add to contact list

You can add both Skype and phone contacts to the contact list.
To add a Skype contact, select [Tools], then [Find Contacts]. After the setting, follow the displayed menu.

To make a call

Select a contact from the [Contacts] or [History] tab. Follow the menu display, and make a call as desired.
You can also search a contact from the [Find Contacts].

To receive a call

If you receive a call while signed into Skype, the response menu will appear on the display. (Continuous Internet connection required.)
Follow the menu display, and answer the call if desired.

  • If you stay signed into Skype, you can receive a call even while watching TV or video.
  • If the TV is powered off, or if you are signed out of Skype, you cannot receive a call.


Power Supply DC 5 V, max. 500 mA
Dimension (Approx.)(w × h × d (mm)) 62 mm × 25.5 mm × 50 mm
Weight 88 g
Operating temperature 0°C - 40°C
Lens F/2.0; FOV (H) 51.75° (in HD mode)
Image Device (Resolution) CMOS Sensor (1280 × 720)
Output Format Max. 1280 × 720 (HD*)
* Output format depends on connected equipment or Internet connection speed, and may not be compliant with HD.
Frame Rate 30 fps at HD, 30 fps at VGA
Microphone 2 unidirectional microphones
Interface USB 2.0
Accessories Operating Instructions (1)

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

This product includes SkypeKit 3.7 © 2003-2012, Skype Patents Pending Skype, associated trade marks and logos and the "S" logo are trade marks of Skype. Although this product has been tested and met our certification standards for audio and video quality, it is not endorsed by Skype, Skype Communications S.a.r.l. or any of their related companies.

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