Sony BRAVIA KDL-55HX850 Operating Instructions Manual

55" class (54.6" diag.) sony led hx850 internet tv.
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(Setup Guide)
XBR-65HX950 / 55HX950
KDL-55HX850 / 46HX850
Sony Customer Support
United States
Please Do Not Return
the Product to the Store


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    4-411-986-12(1) LCD TV Operating Instructions (Setup Guide) Sony Customer Support U.S.A.: Canada: United States Canada 1.800.222.SONY 1.877.899.SONY Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store XBR-65HX950 / 55HX950 KDL-55HX850 / 46HX850...

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    For more Licensing Information below. Refer to them whenever information, please visit you call upon your Sony dealer HDMI, the HDMI Logo, and High- regarding this TV. CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and music...

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    Your BRAVIA TV is ENERGY STAR ® qualified in the “Home” mode. It meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of these government agencies, designed to promote energy efficient products and practices.

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    The BRAVIA Full HDTV • Receive over-the-air HD broadcasts with Experience an HD-quality antenna connected Thank you for choosing Sony! Your new directly to the back of your TV. ® BRAVIA TV opens the door to the “Full Visit for HDTV Experience.”...

  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    About this manual (Operating Instructions) This manual explains how to setup your TV. For more information on how to use BRAVIA TV, refer to the “Electronic manual”. Operating Instructions Explains how to setup your TV such as connections, initial setup, and basic operations. For more information, press the i-MANUAL button Electronic manual (i-Manual)

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Checking the accessories................8 Inserting batteries into the remote control..........8 Before setting up your TV.................9 1: Attaching the Table-Top Stand (except XBR-65HX950) ....10 2: Adjusting the viewing angle of the TV (except XBR-65HX950)..12 3: Connecting the TV................12 4: Securing the TV ..................16 5: Bundling the cables ................18 6: Connecting the TV to the Internet............19...

  • Page 8: Checking The Accessories, Inserting Batteries

    Getting Started Checking the Inserting batteries accessories into the remote control Remote control (1)* Size AAA batteries (2) Table-Top Stand (1)* (except XBR-65HX950) Fixing screws for Table-Top Stand (M5 × 16) (3) (except XBR-65HX950) Assembling screws for Table-Top Stand (M5 x 16) (4) (except XBR-65HX950) Operating Instructions (this manual) and other documents...

  • Page 9: Before Setting Up Your Tv

    Guidelines for Remote Control Before setting up • Point your remote control directly at the your TV IR sensor located on your TV. • Make sure that no objects are blocking the path between the remote control and the IR sensor on your TV. Some TV models are packaged with a detached Table-Top Stand so you can mount your TV to a wall right away.

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    1: Attaching the • Ensure that there are no objects in front of the TV. Table-Top Stand (except XBR-65HX950) 3D Sync Transmitter Refer to the supplied Table-Top Stand IR Sensor leaflet for proper attachment. • Do not put stress on the LCD panel or the frame around the screen.

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    Detaching the Table-Top Stand from the TV • Do not remove the Table-Top Stand for any reason other than to install corresponding accessories on the TV. • When removing the Table-Top Stand from the TV, lay the display face down on a stable work surface that is larger than the TV.

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    2: Adjusting the 3: Connecting the TV viewing angle of the TV (except • Use an antenna cable connector no greater XBR-65HX950) than 14 mm thick. • Use an HDMI cable connector within 12 mm (thickness) × 21 mm (width). This TV can be adjusted within the angles as Shown with a Set Top Box with illustrated.

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    Shown with a Set Top Box with Cable System or VHF/UHF Antenna COMPONENT connection System Cable or Antenna Set Top Box (Continued)

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    ® Shown with HD BRAVIA Sync™ Basic Connection Optical Connection Rear of TV A/V Receiver Blu-ray Disc HD Cable Box or HD Satellite Receiver SAT (Dish) Cable/Antenna Signifies a BRAVIA Sync capable device. The optical connection is only needed for A/V receivers that do not support ARC (Audio Return Channel). Shown with HD Basic Connection with Home Theater System Cable/ Antenna...

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    Shown with PC Connection with SD VCR/DVD Notebook PC Side Panel Rear of TV PC IN Rear of TV PC/HDMI 2 AUDIO IN AUDIO Splitter VCR/DVD Combo Cable/Antenna...

  • Page 16: Preventing The Tv From Toppling

    • Install the TV where it cannot be pulled, with an optional Sony Support Belt Kit. pushed, or knocked over. The Sony Support Belt Kit is available as • Route all AC power cords and an optional accessory, depending on connecting cables so that they are not your TV model.

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    XBR-55HX950 Contact Sony Customer Support to obtain the optional Support Belt Kit by providing your TV model name. • For United States call: 1-800-488-7669 or visit: • For Canada call: 1-877-899-7669 Anchor the TV to the Wall. Anchor the TV to the wall by using bolts, wall anchor and chain (or rope).

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    5: Bundling the KDL-55/46HX850 cables Before bundling the cables, remove the cable holder from the AC cover. Reuse the cable holder to bundle the other cables. • Do not bundle the AC power cord together with other cables. XBR-65HX950 * When installing on the wall, attach the cable holder under the terminals.

  • Page 19: Preparing A Wireless Lan, Preparing A Wired Network

    6: Connecting the TV Preparing a wireless LAN to the Internet The built-in wireless LAN device allows you to access the Internet and your home network. With this feature, you can connect When you connect this TV to the Internet, to a wireless LAN and enjoy the benefits of you can enjoy multiple functions: displaying networking in a cable-free environment.

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    7: Running initial • Home mode sets the TV to settings setup optimized for home viewing (this setting is ENERGY STAR compliant). Select Continue to scan for available channels and enable the Rovi On Screen Guide™ feature. If you receive channels from a cable box or satellite receiver and do not wish to use the TV’s built-in tuner, select Skip.

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    For product protection and safety reasons, Sony strongly recommends that you use the Wall-Mount Bracket designed for your TV and the installation should be performed by a Sony dealer or licensed contractor. • See page 37 (Compatible optional accessories information).

  • Page 22: Installing The Tv, Enclosed Area

    Installing the TV Against a Wall or Enclosed Area Make sure that your TV has adequate ventilation. Allow enough space around the TV as shown in the illustration. Installed with stand inches (30 cm) inches 4 inches 4 inches (6 cm) (10 cm) (10 cm) Leave at least this much space around the set.

  • Page 24: Watching Tv

    Using Your BRAVIA TV Watching TV Turn on the TV. Press "/1 on the TV or remote control to turn on the TV. Select a TV channel or select an input. To select digital channels Use 0-9 and . For example, to enter channel 2.1: Press , then press...

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    Watching 3D contents This feature lets you experience powerful 3D entertainment, such as stereoscopic 3D games and 3D Blu-ray Disc. Refer to the i-Manual as well as the instruction manual supplied with the 3D Glasses on how to set the 3D settings or watch the 3D contents. Frequently used buttons 1 GUIDE Displays the Rovi On Screen Guide for...

  • Page 26: Selecting Various Functions And Settings (home Menu)

    Selecting various functions and settings (Home Menu) You can select the features of your TV from the Home menu. Here is an example on how to select an item and modify the TV settings. Press HOME. Press G/g to select (Settings) category.

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    To exit the Home menu Press HOME. To select using the OPTIONS button Press OPTIONS. A list of convenient functions and menu shortcuts are displayed. The menu items vary based on the current input and/or content. (Continued)

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    TV. Applications Launches applications that require an Internet connection. Sony Enables selection of content from the online service SEN Entertainment (Sony Entertainment Network). Network Internet Content Enables access to Internet services for TV. Recommendations Provides suggestions for noteworthy content.

  • Page 29: Watching Internet Video

    Watching Internet Video This feature serves as a gateway to Internet content, delivering a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your TV. You can enjoy video content, including movies and cartoons. You will need to make a broadband Internet connection. For details, see page 19 (6: Connecting the TV to the Internet).

  • Page 30: Looking For Instructions In The, Electronic Manual (i-manual)

    Looking for Instructions Looking for instructions in the electronic manual (i-Manual) Operating instructions are built into your BRAVIA TV and can be displayed on the screen. To learn more about your TV features, access your i-Manual with the touch of a button. Press i-MANUAL.

  • Page 31: Saving Frequently Viewed Pages (bookmark)

    To access the bookmarked page The page of the selected item appears. When displaying the i-Manual, press the blue button on the remote control to display the bookmark list. Press F/f to select the desired item, then press • You can step through pages using G/g. Press RETURN to return to the previous page.

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    Displaying the page again while operating the TV You can switch between the i-Manual screen and the TV screen. This feature allows you to refer to the instructions in the i-Manual while using your BRAVIA TV. Press i-MANUAL to switch between the i-Manual screen previously displayed and the TV screen.

  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    When the 1 (standby) indicator is flashing, count how many times it flashes (interval time is three seconds). Press "/1 on the TV to turn it off, disconnect the AC power cord, and contact Sony Customer Support (information provided on the front cover) with how many times the indicator flashes.

  • Page 34: How To Care For Your Bravia Tv

    How to Care for Your BRAVIA TV Safety is very important. Please read and follow the safety documentation (Safety Booklet) separately provided. Unplug the TV and other connected equipment from the wall outlet before you begin cleaning your TV. • Wipe the LCD screen gently with a soft cloth. •...

  • Page 35: Specifications

    Specifications 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 Speaker output...

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    Model name XBR-/KDL- 65HX950 55HX950 55HX850 46HX850 Optional accessories Connecting cables Support Belt Kit Wall-Mount Bracket: SU-WL500 TV Stand: SU-B553S (KDL-55HX850 only) SU-B463S (KDL-46HX850 only) 3D Glasses: TDG-BR750/TDG-BR250/TDG-BR200/TDG-BR100/TDG-BR50 Camera and Microphone Unit: CMU-BR100 USB Wireless LAN Adapter: UWA-BR100 Operating temperature 32 ºF –...

  • Page 37: Safety Information

    This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not Use the following Sony optional accessories with installed and used in accordance with the your TV model. instructions, may cause harmful interference to Sony TV Model No.

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    Some of these TV stand models may not be available in your area. To Customers Sufficient expertise is required for TV installations. Be sure to subcontract the installation to a Sony dealer or licensed contractor and pay adequate attention to safety during the installation.

  • Page 40: Software Updates

    TV, visit: United States Software Canada Updates: NOTE: If your TV is connected to the Internet, you can check for software updates by selecting Settings, Product Support and then Software Update. © 2012 Sony Corporation Printed in U.S.A.

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