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Sony BRAVIA KDL-32R420A Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
KDL-46R473A / 46R470A
KDL-40R474A / 40R473A / 40R471A / 40R470A
KDL-32R424A / 32R423A / 32R421A / 32R420A
Start-up Guide
Watching TV
Using Optional Equipment
Using MENU Functions
Network Set-up
Additional Information



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  • Page 1 A-EHH-100- LCD TV Start-up Guide Operating Instructions Watching TV Using Optional Equipment Using MENU Functions Network Set-up Additional Information KDL-46R473A / 46R470A KDL-40R474A / 40R473A / 40R471A / 40R470A KDL-32R424A / 32R423A / 32R421A / 32R420A...
  • Page 2: Trademark Information

    KDL-46R470A / Introduction A moulded plug complying with 40R471A / 40R470A / 32R421A BS1363 is fitted to this equipment for Thank you for choosing this Sony your safety and convenience. / 32R420A. product. DVB-T2 is available for TV...
  • Page 3 Location of the identification label Labels for Model No., Production Date (month/year) and Power Supply rating (in accordance with applicable safety regulation) are located on the rear of the TV or package. It is recommended that you set “Auto Service Update”...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Start-up Guide Safety Information......................10 Precautions........................11 Overview of the remote ....................13 Overview of the TV buttons and indicators ..............15 Watching TV Watching TV ........................16 Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) ........18 Using the Digital Programme List ................19 Using Optional Equipment Connecting optional equipment ..................20 Viewing pictures from connected equipment ..............21...
  • Page 5: Start-Up Guide

    Start-up Guide 1: Checking the 2: Attaching the accessories stand Table-Top Stand (1) • For best picture quality, do not expose the screen Fixing screws for Table-Top Stand (M5 to direct illumination or sunlight. × 16) (2) Follow the assembling steps required to place Attachment parts for Wall-Mount on a TV stand.
  • Page 6 3: Connecting an • If using an electric screwdriver, set the tightening torque at approximately 1.5 N·m {15 kgf·cm}. • Be sure to securely tighten the three supplied aerial/cable/ screws, otherwise the TV may fall down. • Use an appropriate screwdriver to attach the VCR/DVD screws tightly without damaging the screw head.
  • Page 7 6-8 mm Screw M4 Rope or chain • An optional Sony support belt kit is used to secure the TV. Contact your nearest Sony Service Centre to purchase a kit. Have your TV model name ready for reference.
  • Page 8 5: Selecting the Press to select the language displayed on the menu screens, then language, press country/region and location Follow the on-screen instructions to select the country/region in which you will operate the TV. If the country/region which you want to use on the TV does not appear in the list, select “-”...
  • Page 9 Select the broadcast type to automatically search for services Digital and Analogue • USB System Update Digital You can update the TV system using USB memory. Analogue Obtain information from the website below. Skip To tune the TV for Cable connection Select Back Next RETURN Back Press to select “Quick Scan”...
  • Page 10: Safety Information

    • It is strongly recommended that you – Unplug the mains plug and clean it 46 TV: 8mm ~ 12mm use a Sony wall-mount bracket in regularly. If the plug is covered order to provide adequate air- with dust and it picks up moisture, circulation.
  • Page 11: Precautions

    Ask your dealer or Sony service centre to have it checked by qualified service LCD Screen Environment: personnel.
  • Page 12: Optional Equipment

    • When adjusting the angle of the TV Disposal of set, move it slowly so as to prevent waste batteries the TV set from moving or slipping off from its table stand. (applicable in the Optional Equipment European Union • Keep optional components or any and other equipment emitting electromagnetic European...
  • Page 13: Overview Of The Remote

    HDMI/MHL equipment from Device Selection. • “BRAVIA Sync Control” (BRAVIA Sync) is only available with the connected Sony equipment that has the BRAVIA Sync or BRAVIA Theatre Sync logo or is compatible with BRAVIA Sync Control. 3 DIGITAL – Digital mode (page 16) ANALOG –...
  • Page 14 qk OPTIONS Press to display a list that contains shortcuts to some setting menus. The listed options vary depending on the current input and content. – Previous channel Press to return to the channel or external input that was last viewed (for more than 15 seconds).
  • Page 15: Overview Of The Tv Buttons And Indicators

    Overview of the TV buttons and indicators – Remote control sensor 5 CH/INPUT • Receives IR signals from the remote. Switches between the channel Up/Down • Do not put anything over the sensor, as its screen, input select screen and volume Up/ function may be affected.
  • Page 16: Watching Tv

    Watching TV Watching TV Press "/1 on the side of the TV to turn on the TV. When the TV is in standby mode (the "/1 (power/standby) indicator on the TV front panel is red), press "/1 on the remote to turn on the TV.
  • Page 17 To access Text To change the screen format manually to suit the broadcast Press /. Each time you press /, the display changes cyclically as follows: Press repeatedly to select the desired screen Text t Text over the TV picture (mix mode) t format.
  • Page 18: Using The Digital Electronic Programme Guide (Epg)

    Using the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) In digital mode, press GUIDE. Perform the desired operation as shown in the following table or displayed on the screen. Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) * This function may not be available in some countries/regions. Do this Watch a programme Press...
  • Page 19: Using The Digital Programme List

    Using the Digital Programme List The Favourite feature allows you to specify up to four lists of your favourite programmes. In digital mode, press HOME, and select “Digital Programme List”, then press to select the Favourite list. • If Favourite list is already selected before, just press to access Favourite list.
  • Page 20: Using Optional Equipment

    Using Optional Equipment Connecting optional equipment You can connect a wide range of optional equipment to your TV. Connecting cables are not supplied. DVD player Headphones/ PC (HDMI output) Hi-Fi audio equipment Blu-ray disc player Digital video camera Hi-Fi audio Video game equipment/ equipment with DVC camcorder...
  • Page 21: Viewing Pictures From Connected Equipment

    • Be sure to use only an authorised HDMI cable bearing the HDMI logo. We recommend that you For other connected equipment use a Sony HDMI cable (high speed type). Press to display the connected equipment • Be sure to use only an authorised MHL2 cable list.
  • Page 22: Playing Back Photo/Music/Video Via Usb

    – Do not remove the USB device. – The data on the USB device may be damaged. • Sony will not be held liable for any damage to, or loss of, data on the recording media due to a malfunction of any connected devices or the TV.
  • Page 23 Basic operation of Photo/Music/ Press OPTIONS during playback, then Video press F/f to select “Picture” and press You can operate the connected USB device by the TV remote. Press F/f/G/g to select the item, then Item Description press m / M Fast reverses/fast forwards the file Press F/f/G/g to adjust the setting, then when pressed during playback.
  • Page 24 USB Video format Extension Container Video Codec Audio Codec Xvid PCM / MPEG1 Layer1, 2 / MP3 / MPEG1 MPEG2 AAC (2ch) / MPEG4 AAC (2ch) / .avi MPEG2 MP MPEG4 HE-AAC (2ch) / H.264 BP/MP/HP Dolby Digital (2ch) / Dolby Digital Plus (2ch) / WMA v8 MPEG-4 SP/ASP WMV v9...
  • Page 25: Photo Frame

    Photo Frame 2 In photo frame mode, press OPTIONS > “Music Selection”. Press to select the file from thumbnail view. 3 Press HOME, and select “Music”. When You can enjoy looking at photos, listening to playing back music, press OPTIONS > music or seeing the clock and calendar, at the “Photo Frame Mode”...
  • Page 26: Using Bravia Sync With Bravia Sync Control

    TV speaker to the audio system. • Adjusts the volume (2 +/–) or mutes the sound (%) of a connected audio system. • You can operate the connected Sony equipment that has the BRAVIA Sync logo by the TV remote.
  • Page 27: Using Menu Functions

    Using MENU Functions Navigating through TV Menu “HOME” allows you to enjoy various convenient features of this TV. You can easily select channels or inputs sources and change the settings for your TV. Press HOME. Press F/f to select an option, then press To exit the menu, press HOME.
  • Page 28: Settings

    Settings Picture Picture Mode Selects the picture mode. The options that can be selected differ depending on the “Scene Select” settings. “Vivid”: For enhanced picture contrast and sharpness. “Standard”: For standard picture. Recommended for home entertainment. “Custom”: Allows you to store your preferred settings. “Cinema”: For film-based content.
  • Page 29: Sound Menu

    Film Mode Provides improved picture movement when playing DVD or VCR images taken on film, reducing picture blur and graininess. “Auto”: Provides the original film-based content as is. “Off”: Turns off the “Film Mode” feature. • If the image contains irregular signals or too much noise, “Film Mode” is automatically turned off even if “Auto”...
  • Page 30 Auto Volume Keeps a constant volume level even when volume level gaps occur (e.g., adverts tend to be louder than programmes). Balance Emphasises left or right speaker balance. Volume Offset Sets an independent volume level to each equipment connected to the TV. Dual Sound Selects the sound from the speaker for a stereo or bilingual broadcast.
  • Page 31 Screen Screen Format Changes the screen format. For details about the screen format, see page 17. Screen Format Changes the screen format. For details about the screen format, see page 31. (only in PC mode) (PC Adjustment -- “Screen Format”) Auto Format “On”: Select “On”...
  • Page 32 Channel Set-up Analogue Set-up “Analogue Auto Tuning” (Only in analogue mode): Tunes in all the available analogue channels. Usually you do not need to do this operation because the channels are already tuned when the TV was first installed. However, this option allows you to repeat the process (e.g., to retune the TV after moving house, or to search for new channels that have been launched by broadcasters).
  • Page 33 Tune the channels as follows: If you do not know the channel number (frequency) Press F/f to search for the next available channel. When a channel has been found, the search will stop. To continue searching, press F/f. If you know the channel number (frequency) Press the number buttons to enter the channel number of the broadcast you want or your VCR channel number.
  • Page 34 2 Remove or change the order of the digital channels as follows: To remove the digital channel Press . After a confirmation message appears, press to select “OK”, then press To change the order of the digital channels Press , then press to select the new position for the channel and press 3 Press RETURN.
  • Page 35 • It is recommended that you set “Auto Service Update” to “On”, so as to allow new digital services to be added automatically as they become available. If set to “Off”, new digital services will be notified by an on-screen message and the services will not be automatically added.
  • Page 36: Parental Lock

    Parental Lock Sets an age restriction for programmes. Any programme that exceeds the age restriction can only be watched after a PIN Code is entered correctly. • For cable operators in Netherlands, the PIN code should be entered when the programme rating is above or equal to the age you specify.
  • Page 37 “Image Selection”: Select image. “Music Selection”: Select music. “Slideshow Setting” • “Slideshow”: You can play a slideshow of photos. • “Single View”: Displays one photo only. “Music Playback Setting” • “All Tracks”: Listen to all music tracks. • “Single Track”: Set to listen to a single music track. “Duration”: Selects the time period (“1 h”, “2 h”, “4 h”...
  • Page 38 AV Set-up “AV-Preset” Assigns a name to any equipment connected to the side and rear sockets. The name will be displayed briefly on the screen when the equipment is selected. Press to select the desired input source, then press Press to select the desired option below, then press •...
  • Page 39 “Device Control Keys”: Select button functions of the TV’s remote control to operate the connected equipment. • “None”: Deactivates the control by the TV’s remote. • “Normal”: For basic operations, such as navigation buttons (up, down, left or right, etc). •...
  • Page 40: Network Set-Up

    Network Set-up Preparing a Setting up the Network Internet Connection When you connect this TV to the Internet, you can receive additional content/services provided by the MHEG Internet Connected Using the network feature you can connect the Services feature. TV to the Internet. The setup procedure differs depending on the type of network and LAN router.
  • Page 41: Additional Information

    TV’s weight. Be sure to entrust the attachment of these products to the wall to Sony dealers or licensed contractors and pay adequate attention to safety during the installation. Sony is not liable for any damage or injury caused by mishandling or improper installation.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications System Panel System LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Panel LED Back Light TV System Depending on your country/region selection Analogue: B/G, D/K, L, I Digital: DVB-T, DVB-T2 (KDL-46R473A / 40R474A / 40R473A / 32R424A / 32R423A only), DVB-C Colour/Video System Analogue: PAL, PAL60 (only video input), SECAM, NTSC3.58, NTSC4.43 (only video input) Digital: MPEG-2 MP@ML/HL, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC HP@L4.0, MP@L4.0 Analogue: 46.25 - 855.25 MHz...
  • Page 43 Model name KDL- 46R47xA 40R47xA 32R42xA Dimensions (with 105.3 × 65.0 × 20.4 cm 92.3 × 57.4 × 18.4 cm 73.1 × 46.6 × 17.1 cm (w × h × d) Table-Top (Approx.) Stand) (without 105.3 × 62.2 × 7.6 cm 92.3 ×...
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    • Check if the headphone plug is connected to the If the problem still persists, have your TV serviced by qualified service personnel. • For further information, please contact Sony Channels Customer Information Centre at the address or telephone that appears on the supplied guarantee.
  • Page 45 HDMI/MHL equipment does not appear on “BRAVIA Sync Device List” • Check that your equipment is compatible with BRAVIA Sync Control. TV does not output picture and/or sound from the MHL device • Disconnect the MHL cable, then reconnect it, or power the MHL device off then on again and release its lock.
  • Page 48 For useful information about Sony products A-EHH-100-11(1) © 2013 Sony Corporation...