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LCD
Digital Color TV
Introducing Your New BRAVIA®
Getting Started
Operating the TV
Using Features
Using the Menus
Other Information
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  • Page 1 ] .800.222.SONY ] .877.899.SONY Cert no, SCS*COC-O01395 www.fsc.org BRAVlA Please Do Not Return © 1996 Forest Stewardship Council the Product to the Store IIIIIII I II I I http://www.sony.net/ Printed in U.S.A. 4181644111 © 2Ol o Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 U.S. the TV. Record these nmnbers in the spaces provided below. Environmental Protection Agency and Reler to thenl whenever you call upon your Sony dealer Department of Energy. regarding this TV. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of these...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Remote Control Button Description ..Using a Wall-Mount Bracket ..... TV Controls and Indicators ....Installing the Wall-Mount Bracket ..Troubleshooting ...... Important Notices ..... Specifications ......Index ....... Customer Support On-line Registration United States United States http://www.sony.com/tvsupport http://productregistration.sony.com Canada Canada http://www.sony.ca/support http://www.SonyStyle.ca/registration...
  • Page 4: Introducing Your New Bra Via

    Introducing Your New BRAVIA ® Welcome to the World of BRA VIA ® Thank you for choosing this Sony BRAVIA® high-definition television. Use the documentation listed below to get the most out of your TV. Safety Booklet Quick Setup Guide...
  • Page 5: The Four Steps To A Stunning Hd Experience

    TV Feature Highlights Your BRAVIA comes with many convenient features, such as: BRAVIA ® Allows your BRAVlA TV to communicate with other Sony SynoTM: equipment supporting the Control for HDMI function (page 23). Favorites: Your favorite channels and inputs are at your finger tips for easy access (page 24).
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Setting Up Your TV Your TV is packaged with a detached Table-Top Stand so you can mount your TV to a wall right away. If you are not mounting the TV to a wall, you will need to attach the Table-Top Stand.
  • Page 7: Locating Inputs And Outputs

    Locating Inputs and Outputs Rear Panel DIGITAL AUDIO Connects to the optical audio input of digital audio equipment that is PCM/Dolby* OUT (OPTICAL) Digital compatible. cABLE) RF inpui {hai connec{s {o your CaNe or VHF/UHF an{ennal ............ANTENNA COMPONENT Component video provides better picture quality than the composite video. IN 2 Audio connection is required for the COMPONENT IN ports, connect audio (L/R).
  • Page 8 PC IN Connects to a personal computer's video and audio output connector. Can also be (RGB/AUDIO) connected to other analog RGB equipment. See "PC Input Signal Reference Chart" on page 42 for the signals that can be displayed. For some Apple Macintosh computers, it may be necessary...
  • Page 9: Connecting The Tv

    Connecting the TV Cable System or VHF/UHF Antenna System You can enjoy high-definition and standard-definition digital programming (if available in your area) along with standard-definition analog programming. This TV is capable of receiving unscrambled digital programming for both cable (QAM and 8VSB) and external VHF/UHF antenna (ATSC).
  • Page 10 HD Cable Box/HD Satellite You can enjoy high-definition programming by subscribing to a high-definition cable service or a high-definition satellite service. For the best possible picture, make sure you connect this equipment to your TV via the HDMI or component video (with audio) input located on the back of your TV.
  • Page 11 Shown with Component Connection CATV/Satellite antenna cable Rear of TV HD cable box/ HD satellite box £b AUDIO-R (red) =_ AUDIO-L (white)__ PR (red)_ Component video cable PB (blue)_ Y (green) --|--,& Audio cable (Cot_tit_uecl)
  • Page 12 Use the TV as a monitor for your PC by connecting an HD15-HD 15 cable connection as shown below. This TV can also be connected to a PC with a DVI or HDMI output. (Refer to the separate Quick Setup Guide.) HD15-HD15 cable (analog RGB) Rear of TV...
  • Page 13: Connecting Other Equipment

    Connecting Other Equipment VCR/Game system/ CABLE/ANTENNA Camcorder Digital recorder £b Digital audio Personal Audio Blu-ray Digital Digital Analog audio satellite cable box equipment computer system Disc Player/ player equipment receiver (A/V Receiver/ "PS3" (A/V Receiver/ Home Theater) HomeTheater)
  • Page 14: When Installing The Tv Against A Wall Or Enclosed Area

    When 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 below. Avoid operating the TV at temperatures below 41 °F (5 °C). Installed with stand Installed on the wall 1 _ _i r/ainchgs inches...
  • Page 15: Securing The Tv

    Securing the TV Sony strongly recommends taking measures to prevent the TV from toppling over. Unsecured TVs may topple and result in property damage, serious bodily injury or even death. Preventing the TV from Toppling Secure the TV to a wall and/or stand.
  • Page 16 TV). Make sure that there is no excess slack in the rope or chain. An alternative way to secure the TV is with an optional Sony Support Belt Kit. Anchor the TV to the wall. Anchor the TV to the wall by using bolts, wall anchor and chain (or rope).
  • Page 17: Running Initial Setup

    Running Initial Setup During initial setup, you will perform the following: • Set the language for the On Screen Display (OSD) text • Choose your viewing environment • Scan for digital and analog channels Complete your cable connections before beginning the Initial Setup. Refer to the Quick Setup Guide (supplied) for sample connection diagrams.
  • Page 18: Operating The Tv

    Operating the TV Using the Remote Control To Insert Batteries into the Remote Control Insert two size AAA batteries (supplied) by matching 111and • on the batteries to the diagram inside the battery compartment of the remote control. Push to open Guidelines to follow •...
  • Page 19: Remote Control Button Description

    Remote Control Button Description INPUT Press to display the list of External Inputs and TV mode. Press repeatedly to toggle through the inputs. See page 25. BRAVIA These buttons are used to control the equipment Sync to the TV by using the Control for HDMI connected on all Control...
  • Page 20 SCENE Optimizes picture and sound quality by selecting following items. Cinema: Delivers picture and sound just like in a theater. Sports: Presents realistic pictures and sound just like in a stadium. Photo: Reproduces the texture and color of a printed photo.
  • Page 21 0-9 ENT Press 0-9 to select a channel. Press ENT to change channels immediately. Use with 0-9 and ENT to select digital channels. For example, to enter 2.1, press ENT. VOL +/- Press to adjust the volume. MUTING Press to mute the sound. Press again or press + to restore the sound.
  • Page 22: Tv Controls And Indicators

    TV Controls and Indicators VOLUME (IR) Infrared Receives IR signal from the remote control. Receiver (Picture Lights up in orange when the sleep timer is setl Off)/Q Lights up in green when the Power Saving is set to Picture Off. (Timer) LED _ (Standby) Lights up in red when the TV isin standby mode...
  • Page 23: Using Features

    Using Features AV Amplifier BRAVIA ®Sync with Control for HDMI • Automatically turns the connected amplifier on and switches the sound output With the Control for HDMI function, from the TV speaker to the audio system BRAVIA Sync helps to communicate with turn when you the TV on.
  • Page 24: Favorites

    Favorites Wide Mode Your favorite channels and external inputs can The Wide Mode feature allows you to select be easily accessed by pressing the the screen display of your preference. Based FAVORITES button once they are added to on the original signal source, you may see the list.
  • Page 25: Wide Mode With Pc

    Wide Mode with PC Inputs Press INPUT to display the Input menu and Wide Mode is also available for the PC toggle through the external inputs to select settings. When a PC is connected to the TV your video signal for viewing including the TV and PC input is selected, you can change the PC Screen settings.
  • Page 26: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus The MENU button allows you to access a variety of TV settings. Navigating through TV Menus Press _'_ on the remote control to display the menu options. Press ti_/!!,/_,/* to navigate on the menu or adjust the settings.
  • Page 27: Using The Picture Settings

    Using the Picture Settings Picture Mode Displays the options selected in the Scene Select settings (see page 20). When Customized picture Scene Select is set to General, the options below can be selected. viewil*g Vivid Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness. Standard Select for standard picture settings.
  • Page 28 Advanced Reset Resets the advanced settings to the default values. Settings Adv. Contrast Automatically adjusts baCkiight and contrast to the most suitabie Enhancer settings judging from the brightness of the screen. This setting is especially effective for dark scenes, and will increase the contrast distinction of the darker picture...
  • Page 29: Using The Sound Settings

    Using the Sound Settings Sound Mode Sets a sound mode. Sound Mode includes options best suited for video. The available Customiz, ed options depend on the scene select settings. soumt listening Dynamic Enhances treble and bass. Standard Standard sound optimized for home use.
  • Page 30 MTS Audio Stereo Select for stereo reception when viewing a program broadcast Erz)o 3, stereo, stereo. bilingual and mono Auto Select to automatically switch the TV to second audio programs programs when a signal is received. If no SAP signal is present, the TV remains in Stereo...
  • Page 31: Using The Screen Settings

    Using the Screen Settings Wide Mode Wide Zoom Fills the screen with minimum distortion. Normal Select to display 4:3 picture in original size when the original source is 4:3. Full Select to enlarge the picture horizontally to till the screen when the original source is 4:3 (Standard definition...
  • Page 32 PC Settings When a PC is connected to the TV and the PC input is selected, the PC settings screen appears instead of the Screen settings. Wide Mode Normal Select to display in the original image size. Full 1 Select to enlarge the picture to fill the display area, keeping its original aspect ratio.
  • Page 33: Using The Channel Settings

    Using the Channel Settings Favorites Select favorite channels and external inputs (see page 24). Signal Type Cable Select if you are receiving cable channels via Cable TV provider. Antenna Select if you are using an antenna. Auto Program Automatically sets up the channel list on the TV for all receivable channels.
  • Page 34: Using The Parental Lock Settings

    Using the Parental Lock Settings Enter Password The Parental Lock settings allow you to set up the TV to block programs according their content and rating levels. Use 0-9 on the remote control to enter a four-digit password. The first time you create a password, confirm the password by entering...
  • Page 35 US Models: Selecting Custom Parental Lock Rating Options U.S.A. Country (see To select custom rating options for the U.S., select in the setting page 34). Movie Rating All children and general audience. Parental guidance suggested. P G-13 Parental guidance for children under 13. Restricted viewing, parental guidance is suggested for children under 17.
  • Page 36 Canadian Models: Selecting Custom Parental Lock Rating Options To select custom rating options for Canada, select Canada in the Country setting (see page 34). English Rating All children. Children 8 years and older. General programming. Parental guidance. Viewers 14 and older. Adult programming.
  • Page 37: Using The Setup Settings

    Using the Setup Settings Closed Allows you to select from several closed caption modes (for programs that are broadcast Captions with closed captioning). (CC) cC Display on ......Closed Captions (Cc) is turned on....... Closed Captions (CC) is turned off. On when Closed Captions...
  • Page 38 Sleep Timer Set the time in minutes (Off, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120) that you would like the TV to remain on before shutting off automatically, Language English, Espafiol, Select to display all on-screen settings in your language of choice: Fran_ais.
  • Page 39 Control for HDMI function. Control for HDMI Links the operations of the TV and the equipment. Control for For specific Sony equipment compatible with HDMI, this setting is applied automatically to the connected equipment when set to...
  • Page 40 Initial Setup the Initial Setup If you missed when you first connected the TV or if you want to scan all receivable channels, select Initial Setup. Follow the instructions on the screen. Some settings such as Picture, Sound, and Parental Lock will not be affected by this Initial Setup.
  • Page 41: Using The Eco Settings

    k_,_ Using the Eco Settings Low, Power Saving Select from Off, High, Picture Off to adjust your TV's power consumption. By selecting the High option, you will reduce the power consumption more than the other available settings. While Picture Off is set, pressing VOL +/- or MUTING buttons will not disable this function.
  • Page 42: Pc Input Signal Reference Chart For Pc And Hdmi In 1/2

    Other Information PC Input Signal Reference Chart for PC and HDMI IN 1/2 After connecting the PC to the TV, set the output signal from the PC according to the chart below. 641) 31.5 SVGA 81)I) 37.9 VESA Guidelines 1,024 48.4 VESA Guidelines WXGA...
  • Page 43: Using A Wall-Mount Bracket

    TV. Prepare the TV for the Wall-Mount Bracket before making cable connections. 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.
  • Page 44 CAUTION Tile wall that tile TV will be installed on should be capable of supporting a weight of at least four times that of the TV. FOR SU-WL500 Step 1 : Checking the parts required for the installation Open the Wall-Mount Bracket package and check the contents for all required...
  • Page 45 Step 3: Installing the Base Bracket on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. Step 4: Preparing the TV for wall mount installation Follow the steps below to prepare for installing the TV. Disconnect all the cables from the TV. Secure the Mounting Hook to the rear of the TV.
  • Page 46 Screw location Hook location When installing the Mounting Hooks on the TV. When installing the TV onto Base Bracket. fL_J Adjust the angle of the Mounting Hook. Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. Remove the screws guided by the arrow marks _ of the TV. Do not remove any other screws from the TV.
  • Page 47 Lift the TV off the Table-Top Stand. Make sure that you carry out this task with at least two or three people (see page 6 for details). Do not attempt to lift the TV by yourself. Step 5: Installing the TV on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500.
  • Page 48: Step 1 : Checking The Parts

    FOR SU-WL100 Step 1 : Checking the parts required for the installation Open the Wall-Mount Bracket package and check the contents for all required parts along with the Instructions. Step 2: Adjusting the position of the holders of the Base Plate Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL100.
  • Page 49 Step 5: Preparing the TV for wall mount installation Follow the steps below to prepare for installing the TV. Disconnect all the cables from the TV. Align the holes on the left Mounting Hook with the corresponding holes on the rear of the TV. Secure them to the TV using two screws (supplied with SU-WL100).
  • Page 50 Align the holes on the right Mounting Hook with the corresponding holes on the rear of the Secure them to the TV using two screws (supplied with SU-WL100). Screw (+PSW 4 x 12) Mounting Hook °°_ < Step 6: Installing the TV on the Base Plate Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL100.
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    Setup Guide provided for connections. If you have questions, service needs, or require technical assistance related to the use of your Sony TV even after you read this operating instructions manual, contact the following: For US Support: http://www.sony.com/tvsupport or call 1-800-222-SONY...
  • Page 52 Poor picture Picture quality not as good • Picture quality depends on the signal content. See Quick Setup Guide as viewed at the store (supplied) to display the best possible picture for that signal. Broadcast HD formats have • Content and signal quality are controlled by the signal provider. Many poor quality HD channels and content are actually upscaled versions of standard- definition broadcasts.
  • Page 53 BRAVIA Sync Cannot find connected • Make sure that the Control for HDMI is set up on both the TV and the BRAVIA Sync HDMI optional device compatible with BRAVIA Sync (see page 23). device Second A/V receiver is not •...
  • Page 54 Black bands appear at the • Some wide screen programs are filmed in aspect ratios that are greater edges of the screen than 16:9 (this is especially common with theatrical releases). Your TV screen. For more details, check the documentation that came with your will show these programs with black bands at the top and bottom of the DVD/Blu-ray (or contact your program provider).
  • Page 55: Important Notices

    Sufficieut expertise is required for TV installations. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV sure to subcontract the installation to a Sony dealer technician for help. licensed contractor and pay adequate attention to safety during the installation.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    Specifications System Television system NTSC: American TV standard ATSC (8VSB terrestrial): ATSC compliant 8VSB QAM on cable: ANSI/SCTE 07 2000 (Does nol include CableCARD funclionality) Channel coverage Analog terrestrial: 2 - 69 / Digital terrestrial: 2 - 69 Analog Cable: 1 - 135 / Digital Cable: 1 - 135 Panel system LCD (Liqnkl Crystal Display) Panel Speaker nutput...
  • Page 57: Index

    Index (IR) Infrared Receiver 0-9 buttons HDMI IN jack, described SCENE button 4:3 Default HDMI Settings SERVICE ONLY Sharpness27 Horizontal Center Hue 27 Show/Hide Channels Add Digital Channels Signal Type Advanced Settings Sleep Timer Alternate Audio Sound Mode Idle TV Standby Analog Fine Tulle...
  • Page 58 ] .800.222.SONY ] .877.899.SONY Cert no, SCS*COC-O01395 www.fsc.org BRAVlA Please Do Not Return © 1996 Forest Stewardship Council the Product to the Store IIIIIII I II I I http://www.sony.net/ Printed in U.S.A. 4181644111 © 2Ol o Sony Corporation...
  • Page 59 U.S. the TV. Record these nmnbers in the spaces provided below. Environmental Protection Agency and Reler to thenl whenever you call upon your Sony dealer Department of Energy. regarding this TV. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of these...
  • Page 60 Remote Control Button Description ..Using a Wall-Mount Bracket ..... TV Controls and Indicators ....Installing the Wall-Mount Bracket ..Troubleshooting ...... Important Notices ..... Specifications ......Index ....... Customer Support On-line Registration United States United States http://www.sony.com/tvsupport http://productregistration.sony.com Canada Canada http://www.sony.ca/support http://www.SonyStyle.ca/registration...
  • Page 61: Introducing Your New Bra Via

    Introducing Your New BRAVIA ® Welcome to the World of BRA VIA ® Thank you for choosing this Sony BRAVIA® high-definition television. Use the documentation listed below to get the most out of your TV. Safety Booklet Quick Setup Guide...
  • Page 62: The Four Steps To A Stunning Hd Experience

    TV Feature Highlights Your BRAVIA comes with many convenient features, such as: BRAVIA ® Allows your BRAVlA TV to communicate with other Sony SynoTM: equipment supporting the Control for HDMI function (page 23). Favorites: Your favorite channels and inputs are at your finger tips for easy access (page 24).
  • Page 63: Getting Started

    Getting Started Setting Up Your TV Your TV is packaged with a detached Table-Top Stand so you can mount your TV to a wall right away. If you are not mounting the TV to a wall, you will need to attach the Table-Top Stand.
  • Page 64: Locating Inputs And Outputs

    Locating Inputs and Outputs Rear Panel DIGITAL AUDIO Connects to the optical audio input of digital audio equipment that is PCM/Dolby* OUT (OPTICAL) Digital compatible. cABLE) RF inpui {hai connec{s {o your CaNe or VHF/UHF an{ennal ............ANTENNA COMPONENT Component video provides better picture quality than the composite video. IN 2 Audio connection is required for the COMPONENT IN ports, connect audio (L/R).
  • Page 65 PC IN Connects to a personal computer's video and audio output connector. Can also be (RGB/AUDIO) connected to other analog RGB equipment. See "PC Input Signal Reference Chart" on page 42 for the signals that can be displayed. For some Apple Macintosh computers, it may be necessary...
  • Page 66: Connecting The Tv

    Connecting the TV Cable System or VHF/UHF Antenna System You can enjoy high-definition and standard-definition digital programming (if available in your area) along with standard-definition analog programming. This TV is capable of receiving unscrambled digital programming for both cable (QAM and 8VSB) and external VHF/UHF antenna (ATSC).
  • Page 67 HD Cable Box/HD Satellite You can enjoy high-definition programming by subscribing to a high-definition cable service or a high-definition satellite service. For the best possible picture, make sure you connect this equipment to your TV via the HDMI or component video (with audio) input located on the back of your TV.
  • Page 68 Shown with Component Connection CATV/Satellite antenna cable Rear of TV HD cable box/ HD satellite box £b AUDIO-R (red) =_ AUDIO-L (white)__ PR (red)_ Component video cable PB (blue)_ Y (green) --|--,& Audio cable (Cot_tit_uecl)
  • Page 69 Use the TV as a monitor for your PC by connecting an HD15-HD 15 cable connection as shown below. This TV can also be connected to a PC with a DVI or HDMI output. (Refer to the separate Quick Setup Guide.) HD15-HD15 cable (analog RGB) Rear of TV...
  • Page 70: Connecting Other Equipment

    Connecting Other Equipment VCR/Game system/ CABLE/ANTENNA Camcorder Digital recorder £b Digital audio Personal Audio Blu-ray Digital Digital Analog audio satellite cable box equipment computer system Disc Player/ player equipment receiver (A/V Receiver/ "PS3" (A/V Receiver/ Home Theater) HomeTheater)
  • Page 71: When Installing The Tv Against A Wall Or Enclosed Area

    When 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 below. Avoid operating the TV at temperatures below 41 °F (5 °C). Installed with stand Installed on the wall 1 _ _i r/ainchgs inches...
  • Page 72: Securing The Tv

    Securing the TV Sony strongly recommends taking measures to prevent the TV from toppling over. Unsecured TVs may topple and result in property damage, serious bodily injury or even death. Preventing the TV from Toppling Secure the TV to a wall and/or stand.
  • Page 73 TV). Make sure that there is no excess slack in the rope or chain. An alternative way to secure the TV is with an optional Sony Support Belt Kit. Anchor the TV to the wall. Anchor the TV to the wall by using bolts, wall anchor and chain (or rope).
  • Page 74: Running Initial Setup

    Running Initial Setup During initial setup, you will perform the following: • Set the language for the On Screen Display (OSD) text • Choose your viewing environment • Scan for digital and analog channels Complete your cable connections before beginning the Initial Setup. Refer to the Quick Setup Guide (supplied) for sample connection diagrams.
  • Page 75: Operating The Tv

    Operating the TV Using the Remote Control To Insert Batteries into the Remote Control Insert two size AAA batteries (supplied) by matching 111and • on the batteries to the diagram inside the battery compartment of the remote control. Push to open Guidelines to follow •...
  • Page 76: Remote Control Button Description

    Remote Control Button Description INPUT Press to display the list of External Inputs and TV mode. Press repeatedly to toggle through the inputs. See page 25. BRAVIA These buttons are used to control the equipment Sync to the TV by using the Control for HDMI connected on all Control...
  • Page 77 SCENE Optimizes picture and sound quality by selecting following items. Cinema: Delivers picture and sound just like in a theater. Sports: Presents realistic pictures and sound just like in a stadium. Photo: Reproduces the texture and color of a printed photo.
  • Page 78 0-9 ENT Press 0-9 to select a channel. Press ENT to change channels immediately. Use with 0-9 and ENT to select digital channels. For example, to enter 2.1, press ENT. VOL +/- Press to adjust the volume. MUTING Press to mute the sound. Press again or press + to restore the sound.
  • Page 79: Tv Controls And Indicators

    TV Controls and Indicators VOLUME (IR) Infrared Receives IR signal from the remote control. Receiver (Picture Lights up in orange when the sleep timer is setl Off)/Q Lights up in green when the Power Saving is set to Picture Off. (Timer) LED _ (Standby) Lights up in red when the TV isin standby mode...
  • Page 80: Using Features

    Using Features AV Amplifier BRAVIA ®Sync with Control for HDMI • Automatically turns the connected amplifier on and switches the sound output With the Control for HDMI function, from the TV speaker to the audio system BRAVIA Sync helps to communicate with turn when you the TV on.
  • Page 81: Favorites

    Favorites Wide Mode Your favorite channels and external inputs can The Wide Mode feature allows you to select be easily accessed by pressing the the screen display of your preference. Based FAVORITES button once they are added to on the original signal source, you may see the list.
  • Page 82: Wide Mode With Pc

    Wide Mode with PC Inputs Press INPUT to display the Input menu and Wide Mode is also available for the PC toggle through the external inputs to select settings. When a PC is connected to the TV your video signal for viewing including the TV and PC input is selected, you can change the PC Screen settings.
  • Page 83: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus The MENU button allows you to access a variety of TV settings. Navigating through TV Menus Press _'_ on the remote control to display the menu options. Press ti_/!!,/_,/* to navigate on the menu or adjust the settings.
  • Page 84: Using The Picture Settings

    Using the Picture Settings Picture Mode Displays the options selected in the Scene Select settings (see page 20). When Customized picture Scene Select is set to General, the options below can be selected. viewil*g Vivid Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness. Standard Select for standard picture settings.
  • Page 85 Advanced Reset Resets the advanced settings to the default values. Settings Adv. Contrast Automatically adjusts baCkiight and contrast to the most suitabie Enhancer settings judging from the brightness of the screen. This setting is especially effective for dark scenes, and will increase the contrast distinction of the darker picture...
  • Page 86: Using The Sound Settings

    Using the Sound Settings Sound Mode Sets a sound mode. Sound Mode includes options best suited for video. The available Customiz, ed options depend on the scene select settings. soumt listening Dynamic Enhances treble and bass. Standard Standard sound optimized for home use.
  • Page 87 MTS Audio Stereo Select for stereo reception when viewing a program broadcast Erz)o 3, stereo, stereo. bilingual and mono Auto Select to automatically switch the TV to second audio programs programs when a signal is received. If no SAP signal is present, the TV remains in Stereo...
  • Page 88: Using The Screen Settings

    Using the Screen Settings Wide Mode Wide Zoom Fills the screen with minimum distortion. Normal Select to display 4:3 picture in original size when the original source is 4:3. Full Select to enlarge the picture horizontally to till the screen when the original source is 4:3 (Standard definition...
  • Page 89 PC Settings When a PC is connected to the TV and the PC input is selected, the PC settings screen appears instead of the Screen settings. Wide Mode Normal Select to display in the original image size. Full 1 Select to enlarge the picture to fill the display area, keeping its original aspect ratio.
  • Page 90: Using The Channel Settings

    Using the Channel Settings Favorites Select favorite channels and external inputs (see page 24). Signal Type Cable Select if you are receiving cable channels via Cable TV provider. Antenna Select if you are using an antenna. Auto Program Automatically sets up the channel list on the TV for all receivable channels.
  • Page 91: Using The Parental Lock Settings

    Using the Parental Lock Settings Enter Password The Parental Lock settings allow you to set up the TV to block programs according their content and rating levels. Use 0-9 on the remote control to enter a four-digit password. The first time you create a password, confirm the password by entering...
  • Page 92 US Models: Selecting Custom Parental Lock Rating Options U.S.A. Country (see To select custom rating options for the U.S., select in the setting page 34). Movie Rating All children and general audience. Parental guidance suggested. P G-13 Parental guidance for children under 13. Restricted viewing, parental guidance is suggested for children under 17.
  • Page 93 Canadian Models: Selecting Custom Parental Lock Rating Options To select custom rating options for Canada, select Canada in the Country setting (see page 34). English Rating All children. Children 8 years and older. General programming. Parental guidance. Viewers 14 and older. Adult programming.
  • Page 94: Using The Setup Settings

    Using the Setup Settings Closed Allows you to select from several closed caption modes (for programs that are broadcast Captions with closed captioning). (CC) cC Display on ......Closed Captions (Cc) is turned on....... Closed Captions (CC) is turned off. On when Closed Captions...
  • Page 95 Sleep Timer Set the time in minutes (Off, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120) that you would like the TV to remain on before shutting off automatically, Language English, Espafiol, Select to display all on-screen settings in your language of choice: Fran_ais.
  • Page 96 Control for HDMI function. Control for HDMI Links the operations of the TV and the equipment. Control for For specific Sony equipment compatible with HDMI, this setting is applied automatically to the connected equipment when set to...
  • Page 97 Initial Setup the Initial Setup If you missed when you first connected the TV or if you want to scan all receivable channels, select Initial Setup. Follow the instructions on the screen. Some settings such as Picture, Sound, and Parental Lock will not be affected by this Initial Setup.
  • Page 98: Using The Eco Settings

    k_,_ Using the Eco Settings Low, Power Saving Select from Off, High, Picture Off to adjust your TV's power consumption. By selecting the High option, you will reduce the power consumption more than the other available settings. While Picture Off is set, pressing VOL +/- or MUTING buttons will not disable this function.
  • Page 99: Pc Input Signal Reference Chart For Pc And Hdmi In 1/2

    Other Information PC Input Signal Reference Chart for PC and HDMI IN 1/2 After connecting the PC to the TV, set the output signal from the PC according to the chart below. 641) 31.5 SVGA 81)I) 37.9 VESA Guidelines 1,024 48.4 VESA Guidelines WXGA...
  • Page 100: Using A Wall-Mount Bracket

    TV. Prepare the TV for the Wall-Mount Bracket before making cable connections. 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.
  • Page 101: Decide Where You Want To Install Your Tv. Refer To The Tv Installation Refer To The Instructions For Su-Wl500

    CAUTION Tile wall that tile TV will be installed on should be capable of supporting a weight of at least four times that of the TV. FOR SU-WL500 Step 1 : Checking the parts required for the installation Open the Wall-Mount Bracket package and check the contents for all required...
  • Page 102 Step 3: Installing the Base Bracket on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. Step 4: Preparing the TV for wall mount installation Follow the steps below to prepare for installing the TV. Disconnect all the cables from the TV. Secure the Mounting Hook to the rear of the TV.
  • Page 103 Screw location Hook location When installing the Mounting Hooks on the TV. When installing the TV onto Base Bracket. fL_J Adjust the angle of the Mounting Hook. Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. Remove the screws guided by the arrow marks _ of the TV. Do not remove any other screws from the TV.
  • Page 104 Lift the TV off the Table-Top Stand. Make sure that you carry out this task with at least two or three people (see page 6 for details). Do not attempt to lift the TV by yourself. Step 5: Installing the TV on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500.
  • Page 105 FOR SU-WL100 Step 1 : Checking the parts required for the installation Open the Wall-Mount Bracket package and check the contents for all required parts along with the Instructions. Step 2: Adjusting the position of the holders of the Base Plate Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL100.
  • Page 106 Step 5: Preparing the TV for wall mount installation Follow the steps below to prepare for installing the TV. Disconnect all the cables from the TV. Align the holes on the left Mounting Hook with the corresponding holes on the rear of the TV. Secure them to the TV using two screws (supplied with SU-WL100).
  • Page 107 Align the holes on the right Mounting Hook with the corresponding holes on the rear of the Secure them to the TV using two screws (supplied with SU-WL100). Screw (+PSW 4 x 12) Mounting Hook °°_ < Step 6: Installing the TV on the Base Plate Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL100.
  • Page 108: Troubleshooting

    Setup Guide provided for connections. If you have questions, service needs, or require technical assistance related to the use of your Sony TV even after you read this operating instructions manual, contact the following: For US Support: http://www.sony.com/tvsupport or call 1-800-222-SONY...
  • Page 109 Poor picture Picture quality not as good • Picture quality depends on the signal content. See Quick Setup Guide as viewed at the store (supplied) to display the best possible picture for that signal. Broadcast HD formats have • Content and signal quality are controlled by the signal provider. Many poor quality HD channels and content are actually upscaled versions of standard- definition broadcasts.
  • Page 110 BRAVIA Sync Cannot find connected • Make sure that the Control for HDMI is set up on both the TV and the BRAVIA Sync HDMI optional device compatible with BRAVIA Sync (see page 23). device Second A/V receiver is not •...
  • Page 111 Black bands appear at the • Some wide screen programs are filmed in aspect ratios that are greater edges of the screen than 16:9 (this is especially common with theatrical releases). Your TV screen. For more details, check the documentation that came with your will show these programs with black bands at the top and bottom of the DVD/Blu-ray (or contact your program provider).
  • Page 112: Important Notices

    Sufficieut expertise is required for TV installations. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV sure to subcontract the installation to a Sony dealer technician for help. licensed contractor and pay adequate attention to safety during the installation.
  • Page 113: Specifications

    Specifications System Television system NTSC: American TV standard ATSC (8VSB terrestrial): ATSC compliant 8VSB QAM on cable: ANSI/SCTE 07 2000 (Does nol include CableCARD funclionality) Channel coverage Analog terrestrial: 2 - 69 / Digital terrestrial: 2 - 69 Analog Cable: 1 - 135 / Digital Cable: 1 - 135 Panel system LCD (Liqnkl Crystal Display) Panel Speaker nutput...
  • Page 114: Index

    Index (IR) Infrared Receiver 0-9 buttons HDMI IN jack, described SCENE button 4:3 Default HDMI Settings SERVICE ONLY Sharpness27 Horizontal Center Hue 27 Show/Hide Channels Add Digital Channels Signal Type Advanced Settings Sleep Timer Alternate Audio Sound Mode Idle TV Standby Analog Fine Tulle...

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