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KDL-46EX520/46EX521/40EX520/40EX521/32EX520/32EX521
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  • Page 1 Print Font Size Top Page How to Use i-Manual “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV KDL-46EX520/46EX521/40EX520/40EX521/32EX520/32EX521 Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Trademark information Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 To operate the TV or change settings, press i-MANUAL to exit i-Manual. Some features can be started directly from the i-Manual. Press to start the feature when [Use this feature] is displayed at the bottom of the screen. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3 “BRAVIA” TV Features “BRAVIA” Internet Video Watching TV Wireless LAN Ready Settings/Home Menu “BRAVIA” Sync with “Control for HDMI” Skype Ready Using Other Equipment/Internet TrackID™/Music Search/Video Search Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 4 Rovi On Screen Guide™ “BRAVIA” TV Features Favorites Watching TV Wide Mode Settings/Home Menu Picture Mode Photos/Music/Videos Using Other Equipment/Internet Twin Picture (PIP) Twin Picture (P&P) Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 5 About the Home Menu “BRAVIA” TV Features Settings Watching TV Picture & Display Settings/Home Menu Sound Preferences Using Other Equipment/Internet i-Manual Channels & Inputs Parts Description Network Troubleshooting Product Support Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 6 “BRAVIA” TV Features Audio System Watching TV USB Device (e.g. Digital Camera) Settings/Home Menu Picture Frame HDMI Equipment Using Other Equipment/Internet Internet/Wireless LAN Home Network Parts Description Media Remote Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 7: Parts Description

    Remote Control “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Upper Settings/Home Menu Middle Lower Using Other Equipment/Internet Bottom TV Controls and Indicators Parts Description Front Troubleshooting Right Bookmarks Terminals Rear Right Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 8: Troubleshooting

    Picture Symptoms: Connected Equipment Settings/Home Menu Sound Symptoms Wireless Network Connection Symptoms Using Other Equipment/Internet Internet Video Symptoms Internet Widget Symptoms Parts Description Home Network (DLNA) Symptoms Troubleshooting Other Symptoms Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 9 Font Size Top Page > Bookmarks Bookmarks How to Use i-Manual How to Use Bookmarks “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 10 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Index Programs/Broadcasts/Channels Age restriction Initial Setup Auto Program Recommendations Favorite items Picture/Display Current Time Pro Picture Setup External input display settings Scene Select External input selection Screen settings Light Sensor Screen settings (for PC) Screen types Picture Frame Side-by-side picture display...
  • Page 11 DLNA-certified media server Renderer settings Internet content update Wireless LAN Internet Video Other Auto Shut-off Idle TV Standby Eco settings Power Saving Home Menu Timer Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 12 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > i-Manual online map “BRAVIA” TV Features Presence Sensor “BRAVIA” Internet Video Wireless LAN Ready “BRAVIA” Sync with “Control for HDMI” Skype Ready TrackID™/Music Search/Video Search Return to Top Watching TV Rovi On Screen Guide™ Favorites Wide Mode Picture Mode...
  • Page 13 Video 2/Component Selection HDMI Settings USB Auto Start Network Network Setup Refresh Internet Content Home Network Setup Product Support Contact Sony Signal Diagnostics Automatic Software Download Software Update Return to Top Using Other Equipment/Internet VCR/DVD Player Audio System USB Device (e.g. Digital Camera)
  • Page 14 Picture Symptoms: TV Program Picture Symptoms: Connected Equipment Sound Symptoms Wireless Network Connection Symptoms Internet Video Symptoms Internet Widget Symptoms Home Network (DLNA) Symptoms Other Symptoms Return to Top Bookmarks How to Use Bookmarks Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 15 Sony Corporation. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark and “PS3” is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED® are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
  • Page 16 States and/or other countries. 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.
  • Page 17 Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 18 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > “BRAVIA” TV Features > Presence Sensor How to Use i-Manual Presence Sensor “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Reduces power consumption by automatically turning the picture off and switching the TV to Settings/Home Menu standby mode when no viewer is detected.
  • Page 19 The sensor is sensitive to movement from side to side and up and down and is less sensitive to the viewer’s forward or backward movement. Sensor detection range may vary depending on the TV’s location, room temperature and lighting conditions. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 20: Bravia" Internet Video

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > “BRAVIA” TV Features > “BRAVIA” Internet Video How to Use i-Manual “BRAVIA” Internet Video “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Brings videos, movies and much more through the broadband Internet connection to your TV. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet...
  • Page 21 Control indications Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 22: Wireless Lan Ready

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > “BRAVIA” TV Features > Wireless LAN Ready How to Use i-Manual Wireless LAN Ready “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Provides a wireless network connection for your TV by inserting a USB Wireless LAN Adapter into your Settings/Home Menu TV’s USB port.
  • Page 23 Press HOME, then select → [Network] → [Network Setup]. The start-up screen appears. Select [Wireless Setup] → [Scan]. Select a network from the list of scanned wireless networks, then follow the on-screen instructions. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 24: Bravia" Sync With "control For Hdmi

    Activate “Control for HDMI” on the connected equipment. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the connected equipment. “Control for HDMI” (“BRAVIA” Sync) is only available for the connected Sony equipment that has the “BRAVIA” Sync logo or is compatible with “Control for HDMI.”...
  • Page 25 Automatically switches the sound output to the AV amplifier by turning the AV amplifier on when the TV is turned on. Automatically turns the connected AV amplifier off when you turn the TV off. Adjusts the volume (VOL +/–) and mutes the sound (MUTING) of the connected AV amplifier through the TV’s remote control.
  • Page 26 Return to TV Returns to the TV tuner. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 27 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > “BRAVIA” TV Features > Skype Ready How to Use i-Manual Skype Ready “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Enjoy free Skype™-to-Skype voice and video calls to friends and family anywhere in the world with a Settings/Home Menu compatible TV webcam and an Internet connection.
  • Page 28: Making A Call

    Skype, associated trade marks and logos and the “S” symbol are trade marks of Skype Limited. The sound quality of the microphone may deteriorate in a noisy environment. How to use Skype on your TV Using Skype while watching TV With the menu screen displayed on the right, you can operate Skype even while watching TV.
  • Page 29 Voice and video calls can be initiated in a couple of different ways. From your Skype contact list Select a contact or phone number from the contact list. Press HOME, then select → [Skype] → [Contacts] → the contact/phone number to call → [Video Call]/[Voice Call]. You can add contacts to the contact list from the call history list, after dialing a phone number, or finding a contact from the Skype directory.
  • Page 30 To use the TV speakers, press OPTIONS, then select [Speakers] → [TV Speakers]. When the other party is displayed in full screen, you can show/hide the menu bar by pressing DISPLAY. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 31 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > “BRAVIA” TV Features > TrackID™/Music Search/Video Search How to Use i-Manual TrackID™/Music Search/Video Search “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Searches for information about music heard from your TV, video, and related information by Settings/Home Menu exploring the database.
  • Page 32 [Video Search] allows you to search for information about videos by entering a keyword (video title or cast) and exploring the database. You can use [Video Search] in the same manner as [Music Search]. To launch the application and start a new search, follow the procedure below. Press HOME, then select →...
  • Page 33 In the [Music Search]/[Video Search] application, select [Bookmarks] → the Bookmark to protect. Press OPTIONS, then select [Protect]. To unprotect a Bookmark: In the [Music Search]/[Video Search] application, select [Bookmarks] → the Bookmark to unprotect. Press OPTIONS, then select [Unprotect]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 34 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Rovi On Screen Guide™ How to Use i-Manual Rovi On Screen Guide™ “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Provides up to 24 hours of program information and easy personalization of program listings. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet...
  • Page 35 Select [My TV] from the menu area to launch. Channels you add to the main profile of [My TV] will automatically appear as your favorite channels in [Favorites/History]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 36 Recently viewed items are cleared every time the TV is turned off. Managing Favorites You can add/remove items in Favorites. Display the desired item, or select one in the Home Menu. Press OPTIONS, then select [Add to Favorites] or [Remove from Favorites]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 37: Wide Mode

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Wide Mode How to Use i-Manual Wide Mode “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Selects a screen format from a range of screen types according to your preferences. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet This feature is for you to select a screen format to better fit content you are viewing.
  • Page 38 Captions Stretches the picture horizontally to fill a 16:9 screen, while fitting captions in the screen. Changing the wide mode from 16:9 original source Wide Zoom Enlarges the picture to fill a 16:9 screen, preserving the original picture as much as possible. Normal Displays a picture in its original size.
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  • Page 40: Picture Mode

    → [Picture & Display] → [Picture Adjustments] → [Picture Mode] → the desired option. Index i-Manual online map The option you can select may vary depending on the situation. Unavailable options are grayed out or not displayed. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 41 DCIM folder is required to be a combination of 3 numerals and 5 letters (can include “_”), for example, 101MSDCF. When connecting a Sony digital camera to the TV with a USB cable, USB connection settings on your camera need to be set to [Auto] or [Mass Storage] mode.
  • Page 42 If [CineMotion] is set to [Auto 1], the smooth movement of the picture in an inset window may be lost. (For [Motionflow] compatible models only.) To remedy this, set to [Auto 2] or [Off]. Press HOME, then select → [Picture & Display] → [Picture Adjustments] → [CineMotion] → [Auto 2]/[Off]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 43: Changing The Picture Size

    If two pictures with different vertical frequency signals (e.g. a left picture with 24p and a right picture with 60i) are displayed side-by-side, the smooth movement of the right picture may be lost. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 44 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Settings/Home Menu > About the Home Menu How to Use i-Manual About the Home Menu “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV The Home Menu provides quick access to program listings, input sources, the settings menu Settings/Home Menu of your TV and more.
  • Page 45 TV to servers while an Internet connection is available. The servers are under the control of Sony, and MAC address will never be transmitted to servers controlled by other parties. Applications Launches applications such as [Music Search], [Internet Browser], etc.
  • Page 46 Picture Adjustments “BRAVIA” TV Features Screen (for inputs other than a PC) Watching TV Screen (for PC input) Settings/Home Menu Pro Picture Setup Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 47 MTS Audio Watching TV Speakers Settings/Home Menu Headphone/Audio Out Headphone Speaker Link Using Other Equipment/Internet Audio Out HDMI/DVI Audio Source Parts Description Key Tone Troubleshooting Startup Sound Bookmarks TV Position Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 48 “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Clock/Timers Settings/Home Menu Language Region Using Other Equipment/Internet Closed Captions (CC) Parental Lock Parts Description Info Banner Troubleshooting Recommendation Bookmarks Picture Adjustments Lock Initial Setup Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 49 To operate the TV or change settings, press i-MANUAL to exit i-Manual. Some features can be started directly from the i-Manual. Press to start the feature when [Use this feature] is displayed at the bottom of the screen. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 50 Add Digital Channels Show/Hide Channels Using Other Equipment/Internet Edit Channel Labels Program Information Source Parts Description Analog Fine Tune Troubleshooting Video 2/Component Selection Bookmarks HDMI Settings USB Auto Start Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 51 > Network Network How to Use i-Manual Network Setup “BRAVIA” TV Features Refresh Internet Content Watching TV Home Network Setup Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 52: Product Support

    Product Support How to Use i-Manual Contact Sony “BRAVIA” TV Features Signal Diagnostics Watching TV Automatic Software Download Settings/Home Menu Software Update Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 53: Hdmi Connection

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Using Other Equipment/Internet > VCR/DVD Player How to Use i-Manual VCR/DVD Player “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Connect a VCR or DVD player to your TV. The type of cable depends on your player’s Settings/Home Menu output terminals.
  • Page 54: Viewing Pictures From Connected Equipment

    VCR/DVD player Composite video/audio cable (not supplied) Viewing pictures from connected equipment Turn on the connected equipment. Press INPUT, then select the desired input source. INPUT Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 55: Audio Cable Connection

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Using Other Equipment/Internet > Audio System How to Use i-Manual Audio System “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Connect an audio amplifier or home theater system with digital input to your TV. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description...
  • Page 56: Audio System

    When using an external audio system, audio out of the TV can be controlled using the TV’s remote control. To output the sound from the connected audio system, press HOME, then select → [Sound] → [Headphone/Audio Out] → [Audio Out]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 57 USB-compatible device. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description You can enjoy photo, music and video files stored in a Sony digital still camera, camcorder or USB storage device by connecting the device via a USB cable. Troubleshooting Bookmarks USB Storage Device...
  • Page 58 /PRIVATE/AVCHD/BDMV/STREAM/00000.MTS /MP_ROOT/100ANV01/MAHA0001.MP4 Avoid losing your files by backing up all your media files stored on a USB device. Sony cannot accept responsibility for lost or damaged data stored on a USB device. Depending on the file, playback may not be possible even when using the supported formats.
  • Page 59 While the desired photo is displayed, press OPTIONS, then select [File Actions] → [Picture Frame]. Bookmarks Press HOME, then select → [Photos] → [Picture Frame]. Index The TV automatically switches to standby mode after a specified time. i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 60 How to Use i-Manual Connecting HDMI Equipment “BRAVIA” TV Features Viewing from HDMI Equipment Watching TV “BRAVIA” Sync with “Control for HDMI” Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 61 How to Use i-Manual Wireless LAN Ready “BRAVIA” TV Features Wired LAN Watching TV Browsing Websites Settings/Home Menu “BRAVIA” Internet Video Photomap Using Other Equipment/Internet What’s New Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 62: Home Network

    How to Use i-Manual Connecting to a Home Network “BRAVIA” TV Features Renderer Watching TV Display Settings for Media Servers Settings/Home Menu Media Server Troubleshooting Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 63 Renderer] → [Remote Device / Renderer] → [On]. The information about the “Media Remote” and “Remote Keyboard” applications is as of March 2011. The names and available functions of these applications are subject to change. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 64: Pc Input Signal Reference Chart

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Using Other Equipment/Internet > PC How to Use i-Manual “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Enjoy music, pictures and other content from your PC by connecting it with dedicated cables. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting...
  • Page 65 This will affect the [Preferences] and [Picture & Display] settings. To view PC content, set [Scene Select] to [Graphics], [Wide Mode] to [Full], and [Display Area] to [Full Pixel]. ([Display Area] is configurable only when [Auto Display Area] is set to [Off].) Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 66 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Top How to Use i-Manual “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV INPUT TrackID Settings/Home Menu i-MANUAL Using Other POWER Equipment/Internet BD/DVD operating buttons Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map INPUT Press to display a list of inputs.
  • Page 67 : Play a disc at normal speed. : Stop playback. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 68 NETFLIX Press to access the “NETFLIX” online service. This feature (button) may not be available in some regions/countries. Details can be referred in Sony website. SCENE Press to display the [Scene Select] menu. Select the desired scene option for optimum sound and picture quality.
  • Page 69 INTERNET VIDEO Press to access Internet content on the Home Menu. QRIOCITY Press to access the “Qriocity” online service. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 70 Press to display the “BRAVIA” Sync Menu and then select connected HDMI equipment from [HDMI Device Selection]. [Control for HDMI] (“BRAVIA” Sync) is only available for connected Sony equipment that has the “BRAVIA” Sync logo or is compatible with “Control for HDMI.”...
  • Page 71 OPTIONS Press to display a list of convenient functions and menu shortcuts. The menu items vary based on the current input and/or content. HOME Press to display the TV Home Menu. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 72: Color Buttons

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Lower How to Use i-Manual Lower “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Color buttons Settings/Home Menu Using Other CC/SUBTITLE Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Color buttons When the color buttons are available, an operation guide appears on the screen.
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  • Page 74 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Bottom How to Use i-Manual Bottom “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV VOL +/– MUTING Settings/Home Menu CH +/– Using Other JUMP Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map VOL +/–...
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  • Page 76: Light Sensor

    Lights up in and/or blinks orange during a software upgrade. (Standby) Lights up in red when your TV is in standby mode, PC power saving mode or during a software upgrade. I (Power) Lights up in green when the TV is on. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 77: Input Select

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Right How to Use i-Manual Right “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV (Power) CH +/– (Channel) Settings/Home Menu +/- (Volume) Using Other (Input select) Equipment/Internet HOME Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map (Power)
  • Page 78 Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 79 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Rear How to Use i-Manual Rear “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) Settings/Home Menu CABLE/ANTENNA Using Other VIDEO IN 1 Equipment/Internet VIDEO IN 2, COMPONENT IN HDMI IN 1/3/4 Parts Description Troubleshooting...
  • Page 80 If the equipment has a DVI jack, connect it to HDMI IN 4 through a DVI - HDMI adapter interface (not supplied), and connect the equipment’s audio out jacks to PC/HDMI 4 AUDIO IN. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 81 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Right How to Use i-Manual Right “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV USB 1 USB 2 Settings/Home Menu HDMI IN 2 Using Other PC IN Equipment/Internet AUDIO OUT/ Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index...
  • Page 82: Audio Out

    To set the sound output for headphones or an external audio system, press HOME, select → [Sound] → [Headphone/Audio Out]. When you set [Audio Out] in [Headphone/Audio Out], select [Fixed] or [Variable], press HOME, select → [Sound] → [Audio Out]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 83 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Picture Symptoms: General How to Use i-Manual Picture Symptoms: General “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Picture quality is not as good as viewed at the store. Dotted lines or stripes appear. Settings/Home Menu No color./Dark picture./Color is not correct./Picture is too bright.
  • Page 84 Less detail than usual or artifacts (small blocks, dots or pixelation) may appear on the screen, due to the digital compression of the source content used by certain digital broadcasts and DVDs. The degree of visible artifacts depends on the clarity and resolution of the TV. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 85 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Picture Symptoms: TV Program How to Use i-Manual Picture Symptoms: TV Program “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV You cannot receive any channels. You cannot receive or select channels. Settings/Home Menu Some digital cable channels are not displayed.
  • Page 86 The channel is used only for data (no picture or sound). Contact the broadcaster for transmission details. You cannot view digital channels. Ask a local installer if digital transmissions are provided in your area. Upgrade to a higher gain antenna. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 87 Check the connection between the optional video equipment and TV. Troubleshooting Press INPUT. Press HOME, then select → the desired input. Bookmarks Poor picture quality on PC input. Index Adjust the resolution. Adjust [Pitch] and [Phase]. i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 88 Adjust [Analog Fine Tune] to improve sound for analog reception. No audio or low audio with home theater system. Set [Speakers] to [Audio System] in the [Sound] setting. Set [Audio Out] to [Fixed] in the [Sound] setting. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 89 If the problem persists even after checking the above, try making a wired LAN connection. When using a USB Wireless LAN Adapter, move it to avoid signal interference by using an extension cable with base unit (optional accessory). Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 90 You do not see many videos in the Internet Video Guide. Press OPTIONS, then select categories to view more content. Check the [Parental Lock] ratings on the TV; some Internet content may be blocked based on the rating. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 91 * Your router/modem must be set in advance to connect to the Internet. Contact your Internet Troubleshooting service provider for router/modem settings. Bookmarks Try using Widgets later. The Widget content provider’s server may be out of service. Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 92 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Home Network (DLNA) Symptoms How to Use i-Manual Home Network (DLNA) Symptoms “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV Your TV cannot connect to the server. A message appears stating that the TV cannot connect to your network. Settings/Home Menu DLNA-certified media server is inaccessible although it is listed under [Media] in the...
  • Page 93 Some applications display a photo file pre-installed in the PC simultaneously with music playback when using the renderer function. Depending on the pre-installed photo file, music playback may not be possible, but may become possible by changing the photo file. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 94 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Other Symptoms How to Use i-Manual Other Symptoms “BRAVIA” TV Features Watching TV TV turns off automatically. TV screen feels warm. Settings/Home Menu You cannot find a connected “BRAVIA” Sync HDMI device. Using Other You cannot control a second AV receiver.
  • Page 95 Point the remote control at the remote control sensor located at the front of the TV. Keep the remote control sensor area clear from obstacles. Fluorescent light can interfere with remote control operation; try turning off any fluorescent light. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 96 The bookmarked pages will appear at the bottom of the topic list. You can access bookmarked i-Manual online map pages in the same way as accessing topics in general. Removing Bookmarks In a bookmarked page, press the corresponding color button. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 97 Allows or blocks programs or movies that are broadcast without a rating. Channel Block/Analog Channel Block (Item name differs depending on your region/country.) Blocks specific channels regardless of program ratings. To view any blocked channel, enter the correct password. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 98: Auto Program

    You can run [Auto Program] after moving to a new residence, changing service providers, or to search for newly launched channels. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 99 This setting is useful when you change the settings after moving to a new residence, Watching TV or when you search for newly launched channels. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 100 Recommendation “BRAVIA” TV Features Searches for and shows programs you may like under [Recommendations] in the Home Menu. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 101 Turns the TV off after a preset time. Parts Description Troubleshooting When you turn off the TV and turn it on again, [Sleep Timer] is reset to [Off]. Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 102 Select [Auto] to display icons or names only when the equipment is connected, or [Always] to display regardless of connection status. Settings/Home Menu Using Other For a PC connection, the icon and label cannot be set. Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 103 If you select [Auto], the TV detects the terminal connection signal and switches to either [Component] or [Video 2]. Settings/Home Menu Using Other You cannot use [Component] and [Video 2] at the same time. Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 104 Optimizes the picture settings according to the ambient lighting. [Light Sensor] is available depending on the TV model. Auto Shut-off Turns the TV off when no input signal is detected for 15 minutes. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 105: Picture Adjustments

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Settings/Home Menu > Picture & Display > Picture Adjustments How to Use i-Manual Picture Adjustments “BRAVIA” TV Features Setting Memory Applies custom picture settings to the current input or to common memory shared by other inputs. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Available inputs may vary depending on your region/country.
  • Page 106: Color Temperature

    [i/p Conversion Preference] : Sets the priority for optimizing quality or display speed of the picture. Selecting [Speed] reduces the delay between an operation of a game controller/PC mouse and the TV’s response. [Speed] in the [i/p Conversion Preference] setting does not function for progressive signals. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 107 Select [Full] if black/white colors appear smeared. Bookmarks Creates gradations using Super Bit Mapping technology. Index Color System Sets the color system according to the input signal from the input source. i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 108 [Photo] is available only when the input signal is 1080i/p (except broadcast signal). Game Broadens your game-playing experience with superb picture and sound quality. Graphics Eases prolonged monitor viewing with clearer detailed pictures. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 109 [Full Pixel] is available only when the input signal is 1080i/1080p and [Wide Mode] is set to [Full]. Screen Position Adjusts the vertical position and horizontal position of the picture. Vertical Size Adjusts the vertical size of the picture. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 110 Wide Mode [Normal] : Displays the original picture. [Full 1] : Enlarges the picture to fill the display area maintaining the original picture. [Full 2] : Enlarges the picture to fill the display area. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 111 Adjusts the volume using the connected audio system’s remote control. Watching TV Variable Settings/Home Menu Adjusts the volume with the TV’s remote control, when using an external audio system. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 112 Sets the sound output to headphones or external audio system connected to the TV. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Disconnect headphones from the TV when you select [Audio Out]. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 113: Sound Adjustments

    i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Settings/Home Menu > Sound > Sound Adjustments How to Use i-Manual Sound Adjustments “BRAVIA” TV Features Setting Memory Applies custom sound settings to the current input or to common memory shared by other inputs. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Available inputs may vary depending on your region/country.
  • Page 114 Keeps volume level constant across all programs and advertisements. (Advertisements tend to be louder than programs.) Volume Offset Adjusts the current volume level relative to other inputs, when [Setting Memory] is set to the current input. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 115 To use multi-channel audio, connect to an external audio system compatible with Dolby Digital using an optical cable, and select [Audio System]. Using Other [Audio System] must be selected to listen to 5.1 multi-channel audio. Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 116 > Startup Sound How to Use i-Manual Startup Sound “BRAVIA” TV Features Turns the TV start-up sound on or off. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 117: Connecting Hdmi Equipment

    If the equipment has a DVI jack, connect it to the HDMI (with AUDIO IN) port through a DVI - i-Manual online map HDMI adapter interface (not supplied), and connect the equipment’s audio out jacks to the PC/HDMI AUDIO IN. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 118: Connecting To A Home Network

    Scrolling a panoramic photo is available only when [Slideshow Effect] is set to [Simple]/[Crossfade]. To confirm the setting, press OPTIONS, then select [Playback Method] → [Slideshow Effect] → [Simple]/[Crossfade]. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 119 The setting items (e.g. IP address, subnet mask, DHCP) may vary depending on the Internet service provider or router. For details, refer to the instruction manuals provided by the Internet service provider, or those supplied with the router. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 120 USB device is connected. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Be sure to turn on the TV before connecting a USB device to the TV. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 121 How to Use i-Manual Refresh Internet Content “BRAVIA” TV Features Reconnects to the Internet to receive available Internet content services. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 122 [Smart Select] : Responds to infrared signals sent from control devices. [Renderer Name] : Sets the name of the TV shown on the control device. Index [Remote Device List]: Lists the registered mobile devices/deregisters the devices. i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 123 Parts Description Adjusts sound for monaural reception. Use this item when the stereo signal is unstable. Troubleshooting Bookmarks To select sound on digital channels, press OPTIONS, then select [Alternate Audio]. Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 124 “BRAVIA” TV Features Switches the TV’s internal speakers on or off when you connect headphones to the TV. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 125 HDMI Audio Using Other Sets the HDMI input as the audio signal source. Equipment/Internet PC Audio Parts Description Sets the PC/HDMI audio input as the audio signal source. Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 126 How to Use i-Manual Key Tone “BRAVIA” TV Features Plays sounds as you navigate with the remote control. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 127 Settings/Home Menu Wall Mount/Floor Stand Using Other Provides the best sound quality when you hang the TV on a wall or use a floor stand. Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 128 > Language How to Use i-Manual Language “BRAVIA” TV Features Sets the language displayed on the menu screens. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 129 Enables selection of your location to receive services from Internet content providers as well as Rovi On Screen Guide program data. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 130 Sets the basic analog (EIA-608) closed caption options. Using Other Equipment/Internet Digital CC Sets both analog (EIA-608) and digital (EIA-708) closed caption options. Parts Description Display Options Troubleshooting Customizes the closed caption appearance. Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 131 “BRAVIA” TV Features Sets the amount of information to display about the currently viewed TV channel and program. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 132 > Picture Adjustments Lock How to Use i-Manual Picture Adjustments Lock “BRAVIA” TV Features Prevents the picture adjustments from being changed. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 133 Sets the received signal to [Cable] or [Antenna]. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu After changing this setting, it is recommended to run [Auto Program]. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 134 “BRAVIA” TV Features Adds digital channels. Watching TV Be sure to have the signal type option selected appropriately for the signal source. Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 135 Shows or hides channels when you surf with CH +/– or in the channel list of [TV Channel List] under [TV] in the Home Menu. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 136 > Edit Channel Labels How to Use i-Manual Edit Channel Labels “BRAVIA” TV Features Edit channel labels to your preference. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 137 > Program Information Source How to Use i-Manual Program Information Source “BRAVIA” TV Features Selects a source to receive program information. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 138: Analog Fine Tune

    Allows you to fine-tune analog channels to adjust picture quality. Watching TV Auto Tunes channel automatically. Settings/Home Menu Custom Using Other Tunes channel manually. Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 139: Hdmi Settings

    Using Other Control for HDMI Equipment/Internet Links the operations of the TV and the connected equipment. For specific Sony equipment compatible with “Control for HDMI,” this setting is applied Parts Description automatically to the connected equipment when [On] is set. Troubleshooting Device Auto Power Off Turns off the connected equipment when you turn off the TV.
  • Page 140 Sets the proxy server name and port number if a proxy server is used. Index Wireless Setup Allows configuration of your wireless network. For details, see the information on wireless LAN in “Internet/Wireless LAN” in this manual. i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 141 > Contact Sony How to Use i-Manual Contact Sony “BRAVIA” TV Features Displays Sony contact information for your convenience. TV-specific information such as model name, serial number, software version and downloadable ratings (if available from the TV) are Watching TV also displayed.
  • Page 142 > Signal Diagnostics How to Use i-Manual Signal Diagnostics “BRAVIA” TV Features Displays the diagnostics information for the current signal. Watching TV Settings/Home Menu Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 143 [Automatic Software Download] via the Internet is available only on certain TV models. Equipment/Internet The software is downloaded when the TV is in standby mode. Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 144: Software Update

    If no software has been downloaded , the TV will start searching for an update via the Internet (if Settings/Home Menu connected). Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 145 Viewing from HDMI Equipment “BRAVIA” TV Features Turn on the connected equipment. Watching TV Press INPUT, then select the desired input source. Settings/Home Menu Using Other INPUT Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 146 Troubleshooting Bookmarks “Control for HDMI” (“BRAVIA” Sync) is only available for the connected Sony equipment that has the “BRAVIA” Sync logo or is compatible with “Control for HDMI.” When specific Sony equipment compatible with “Control for HDMI” (“BRAVIA” Sync) is connected Index and powered on, and [Control for HDMI] is set to [On], “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 147 Switches the speaker output between the TV and connected audio equipment. TV Control Displays the menu and options of the TV, or shows/hides the display items on the TV screen. Return to TV Returns to the TV tuner. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 148 i-Manual online Print Font Size Top Page > Using Other Equipment/Internet > Internet/Wireless LAN > Wireless LAN Ready How to Use i-Manual Wireless LAN Ready “BRAVIA” TV Features By inserting the USB Wireless LAN Adapter UWA-BR100 (as of December 2010) into your TV’s USB port, you can create a wireless network connection.
  • Page 149 Press HOME, then select → [Network] → [Network Setup]. The start-up screen appears. Select [Wireless Setup] → [Scan]. Select a network from the list of scanned wireless networks, then follow the on-screen instructions. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 150 Note on Internet browser In no event shall Sony be liable for any damage caused or associated with the use of the Internet browser, malfunction (including software) or communication failure. Return to Top...
  • Page 151 To update “BRAVIA” Internet Video content services, press HOME, then select → [Network] → [Refresh Internet Content]. Seeking forward/backward in video content Press the buttons on the remote control that correspond with the control indications on the screen. Control indications Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 153 The position indicated on the map may differ depending on the image capture device. The Internet online map service is provided by a third party. For this reason, service may be changed or terminated without prior notification. Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 154 To use this feature, the TV has to be connected to the Internet. Equipment/Internet If you select to receive notification alerts from [What's New], you will be prompted whenever there is an update. Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 155 DSL Modem/ Cable Modem Parts Description Router Internet Troubleshooting Bookmarks Adjusting the renderer settings Press HOME, then select → [Network] → [Home Network Setup] → [Renderer] → the desired Index setting. i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 156 Press HOME, then select → [Network] → [Home Network Setup] → [Show/Hide Media Settings/Home Menu Servers]. Select the server to display in the Home Menu. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 157 Press HOME, then select → [Network] → [Home Network Setup] → [Media Server Troubleshooting]. The diagnostic result list appears when the server diagnostic is complete. Using Other Equipment/Internet Parts Description Troubleshooting Bookmarks Index i-Manual online map Return to Top Copyright 2011 Sony Corporation...

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