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PROFESSIONAL VIDEO MONITOR
BVM-F250A
BVM-F170A
OPERATION MANUAL
[English]
1st Edition

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    PROFESSIONAL VIDEO MONITOR BVM-F250A BVM-F170A OPERATION MANUAL [English] 1st Edition...

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    WARNING Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. For BVM-F250A/F170A To avoid electrical shock, do not open the Important Safety Instructions cabinet.

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    This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of shielded in order to comply with the limits for a digital Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108- device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. 0075 Japan. Inquiries related to product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be addressed to the This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    4.Prevention against achieving hazardous condition due to uneven mechanical loading When this product is installed in a rack, please make sure that the rack does not achieve hazardous condition due to uneven mechanical loading. 5.Install the equipment while taking the operating temperature of the equipment into consideration For the operating temperature of the equipment, refer to the specifications of the Operation Manual.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Turning on the Power (BVM-F170A) ....32 Chapter 1 Overview Connecting to Power..........32 Turning on the Monitor........33 Precautions ............7 Settings ............33 On Safety ............. 7 Selecting the Area ..........33 On Installation............7 Setting for the LAN to Connect the Multiple Handling the Screen ..........

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    Inserting/Ejecting the “Memory Stick”..132 Overview ............82 Menu Function and Operation ......82 Notes on “Memory Stick” ........132 Key Protect Menu ..........87 Overview ............87 Menu Function and Operation ......87 Menu Index Chapter 4 Operations Selecting Display Mode ........88 Setting the Display of Native Scan Mode ..89 Selecting the Native Scan/Scan Mode...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Overview

    Overview Chapter • Leave more than 40 cm of space in the rear of the unit Precautions to secure the operation area. When the unit is installed on the desk or the like, leave at least 1U (4.4 cm) or more of space above and below the On Safety unit.

  • Page 8: On A Long Period Of Use

    Make sure to observe the following power and contact an authorized Sony dealer. points as improper maintenance procedures may impair the screen’s performance. In addition, the screen is vulnerable If you have any questions about this unit, please contact to damage.

  • Page 9: Features

    Multi color space management system with its wide color gamut device, The Sony’s unique OLED panel with a wide color gamut high-resolution/precise gradation display, highly accurate and color management system which uses the unique 3D signal processing and panel correction function.

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    Aspect selectable function 5) DisplayPort, DisplayPort logo and VESA are trademarks or registered trademarks of Video Electronics Standards Association. A squeezed and recorded signal is displayed with the correct angle. You can select from 4:3 and 16:9 aspect HD frame capture function modes.

  • Page 11: Options

    signals, as a black frame is not inserted when the two Options signals are switched. Horopter check display (with serial number 7100001 or higher): For external control Either left (L) or right (R) 3D video signals, or both L and R signals are displayed in monochrome mode.

  • Page 12: Adaptors

    BKM-227W NTSC/PAL Input Adaptor Includes a decoder for NTSC/PAL/PAL-M/SECAM signals. Input/output connectors for each one composite signal channel and Y/C signal channel are equipped. BKM-229X Analog Component Input Adaptor Includes a decoder for analog component signals and analog RGB signals. Input connector for one channel is equipped.

  • Page 13: Input/output Connectors And Input Adaptors

    Input/Output Connectors and Input Adaptors This monitor is equipped with two 3G/HD/SD-SDI input connectors, an HDMI input connector, and a DisplayPort input connector for the standard interface. In this manual, these connectors are referred to as the standard input. By adding the optional input expansion adaptors, the input/output connector panel can be assembled in a wide variety of configurations.

  • Page 14: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts (BVM-F250A) Front Panel 1 Tally lamp 2 OPERATE lamp 3 OVER RANGE lamp 4 ECO lamp a Tally lamp Lights in green when the monitor is put into operation mode from standby mode by pressing the MONITOR I/1 With factory settings, the tally lamp lights when pins No.

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    The OVER RANGE lamp, OPERATE lamp and/or ECO lamp on the front panel may show an error or warning while the monitor is being operated. If the error or warning is shown, please contact your Sony representative. Error display OVER...

  • Page 16: Rear Panel/left Side Panel

    Rear Panel/Left Side Panel Handles 1 DC 5V OUT connector 1 DC 5V OUT connector 2 LAN (10/100) connector 3 NETWORK switch 4 PARALLEL REMOTE connector 6 3G/HD/SD-SDI input 2 connector 5 STANDARD PORT 6 HDMI input connector 7 DisplayPort input connector 8 Input option ports 9 AC IN connector q;...

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    c NETWORK switch MONITOR OUT connector LAN: To connect to the network. This is the MONITOR OUT connector for SDI INPUT 1 or PEER TO PEER: To connect to the LAN (10/100) SDI INPUT 2 connector. connector of the controller in 1 to 1 connection. Note d PARALLEL REMOTE connector (D-sub 9-pin, The signal from this MONITOR OUT connector does not...

  • Page 18: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts (BVM-F170A) Front Panel 1 Tally lamp 2 OPERATE lamp 3 OVER RANGE lamp 4 ECO lamp a Tally lamp Lights in green when the monitor is put into operation mode from standby mode by pressing the MONITOR I/1 With factory settings, the tally lamp lights when pins No.

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    The OVER RANGE lamp, OPERATE lamp and/or ECO lamp on the front panel may show an error or warning while the monitor is being operated. If the error or warning is shown, please contact your Sony representative. Error display OVER...

  • Page 20: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 4 DC 5V OUT connector 5 LAN (10/100) connector Handle Handle 6 NETWORK switch 7 PARALLEL REMOTE connector 1 MAIN POWER switch 8 STANDARD PORT 2 DC IN 24 V - 28 V connector 9 HDMI IN connector 3 AC IN connector q;...

  • Page 21

    Notes Pin number Function • The HDMI audio signal is not available for this monitor. Sets input signal channel 1 (numeric • Use HDMI compliant cable (optional), Category 2 (High keypad function). Speed HDMI Cable), with HDMI logo. Sets input signal channel 2 (numeric keypad function).

  • Page 22: Chapter 2 Preparations

    Preparations Chapter Environments of the Input Adaptors Installation Location Each input adaptor can be installed in any input option port on the monitor. Illumination environments The apparent color reproduction on the monitor is greatly Caution affected by ambient light or glare. When you install the following input adaptors to this equipment, use those with the serial numbers given below.

  • Page 23: Version Of The Controller

    Version of the Controller Installing an Input Adaptor (BVM-F250A) To use all the functions of the monitor, the controller (BKM-16R) with software version 1.7 or higher is Loosen two screws and remove the cover of an input required. option port on the side panel of the monitor. Certain functions of the monitor cannot be controlled if the controller with a lower version is used.

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    When the BKM-250TG is used, install the Link A signal to INPUT 1, and the Link B signal to INPUT 2. INPUT 1 INPUT 2 For connecting Dual-link HD-SDI signals Two BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC input adaptors or one BKM-250TG input adaptor is required. When the BKM- 243HS or BKM-244CC adaptors are used, install the input For 3D signal analyzing function adaptors in OPTION 1 and 2 option ports, or OPTION 3...

  • Page 25: Installing An Input Adaptor (bvm-f170a)

    Installing an Input Adaptor (BVM-F170A) Loosen two screws and remove the cover of an input option port on the rear panel of the monitor. Make sure the MAIN Cover of an input POWER switch is turned option port off, and disconnect the AC For connecting Dual-link HD-SDI signals power cord.

  • Page 26: Preventing Falling Of The Monitor

    Preventing Falling of the Monitor (BVM-F250A) INPUT 1 Tie a piece of stout string (commercially available) to the left and right handles of the monitor. INPUT 2 For 3D signal analyzing function Use a 3D-compatible BKM-250TG (with serial number 7300001 or higher) and input the left 3D signal to INPUT 1 and the right signal to INPUT 2.

  • Page 27: (bvm-f250a)

    Mounting the Unit in a Connections Rack (BVM-F170A) (BVM-F250A) To mount the unit in an EIA standard 19-inch rack, use the Note on connecting the cable to the DC 5V OUT supplied rack mount brackets and screws. connector Be sure to plug the male connector of the cable into the DC Remove the four feet from the bottom of the unit.

  • Page 28: Connecting The Controller (bkm-16r)

    with the controller to the DC 5V/12V IN connector of Connecting the Controller (BKM- the controller. 16R) Connecting the Multiple Units with the LAN BVM-F250A DC 5V OUT connector The controller controls up to 32 monitors. Up to four controllers are connected to one monitor in single mode. NETWORK switch Note t Set to PEER TO...

  • Page 29: Connections (bvm-f170a)

    Notes Connections • When an optional LAN cable is connected, use a (BVM-F170A) shielded-type cable to prevent a malfunction due to noises. • We recommend to use an optional switching hub with auto selection function (AUTO MDI/MDI-X) Note on connecting the cable to the DC 5V OUT of a straight/cross cable.

  • Page 30: Connecting The Controller (bkm-16r)

    Connecting the Controller (BKM- Connecting the Multiple Units with 16R) the LAN The controller controls up to 32 monitors. Up to four NETWORK switch controllers are connected to one monitor in single mode. t Set to PEER TO PEER. BVM-F170A Note The controller cannot control monitors in another subnetwork.

  • Page 31: Turning On The Power (bvm-f250a)

    Notes Turning on the Power • When an optional LAN cable is connected, use a (BVM-F250A) shielded-type cable to prevent a malfunction due to noises. • We recommend to use an optional switching hub with auto selection function (AUTO MDI/MDI-X) Connecting the AC Power Cord of a straight/cross cable.

  • Page 32: Turning On The Power (bvm-f170a)

    Turning on the Power (BVM-F170A) Connecting to Power You can operate the monitor with AC or DC power supply. The warm-up time is more than 30 minutes, approximately. To connect the AC power cord When the monitor is in standby mode As the OPERATE lamp lights in red in standby mode, Plug the AC power cord into the AC IN connector on press the MONITOR I/1 switch of the controller.

  • Page 33: Turning On The Monitor

    over the DC power supply. To use the DC power supply, Settings disconnect the AC power cord. Turning on the Monitor Selecting the Area Press the MAIN POWER switch on the rear panel to turn on the power. When you turn on the monitor for the first time after When you turn on the monitor for the first time after purchasing it, select the area where you intend to use this purchasing it, the Select Area screen is displayed.

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    To compensate for this difference, the D93, D65 and User1 If 2 Latin America is selected: to User5 settings of the monitor are adjusted by an offset*. * The offset value applied (x-0.006, y-0.011) is based on the Judd’s function Select Area PAL&PAL-N area to the CIE 1931 (x, y) value.

  • Page 35: Setting For The Lan To Connect The Multiple Units

    Confirm the settings. BVM-F250A Select Area NETWORK switch XXXXXXXXXX t Set to PEER TO Color Temp: PEER. Setup Level: Component Level: Color Profile: Controller Cancel (BKM-16R) Confirm Cancel: Select to cancel the setting and return to the Select Area screen. NETWORK switch Confirm: Select to save the setting and end selecting tSet to PEER TO PEER.

  • Page 36: Selecting The Monitor (designation Of The Monitor Or Group Id Number)

    BVM-F250A NETWORK switch tSet to LAN. Display window Lamp Controller (BKM-16R) NETWORK switch tSet to LAN. Press the corresponding button to select the connection NETWORK switch BVM-F170A mode. tSet to LAN. SINGLE button: Selects single connection mode. The designated monitor is connected remotely. The monitor ID number is displayed on all connected monitors when the button is held pressed.

  • Page 37: Assigning The Input Signal To The Channel

    Assigning the Input Signal to the Adjusting Channel Before adjusting When you assign the input signal to the channel, you can The monitor must be warmed up sufficiently. select the channel and change the input signal by pressing To perform stable color reproduction, turn on the power of the numeric button.

  • Page 38: Color Temperature (white Balance)

    Adj menu of the Adjustment menu. Special software is required for the automatic adjustment Adjust the levels with the CHROMA or PHASE knob using the specified probe. For details, contact your Sony of the controller while tracking so that the brightness of representative.

  • Page 39: Brightness/contrast Adjustment

    As the brightness and contrast adjustments affect each Brightness/Contrast Adjustment other, repeat the adjustments of step 3 and 4. Press the ENTER or Ent button. As an image on a color video monitor is seen differently according to the ambient light (environmental brightness), adjust the brightness (black level) according to the ambient Note light and the black level of the image to be reproduced and...

  • Page 40: Chapter 3 Menu

    Menu Chapter Basic Menu Operations Menu Operation Buttons The menu is operated using the menu operation buttons on the controller (BKM-16R, optional). Controller (BKM-16R) 1 UP/DOWN buttons 2 MENU button 3 ENTER button 4 PHASE knob REMOTE INPUT CHROMA CONTRAST PHASE BRIGHT SINGLE...

  • Page 41: Displaying The Menu

    The level 1 of the selected menu is displayed. Displaying the Menu The current settings are displayed in place of the x marks on the illustrations of the menu screen. Press the MENU button. The main menu is displayed on the screen. iChannel Configuration CH01 Format...

  • Page 42: Entering Characters

    When selecting in setting mode The cursor moves to the setting value and the monitor enters in setting mode. Using the UP or DOWN button or PHASE knob, select Display example the desired item and press the ENTER or Ent button. The cursor moves to the setting value and the monitor iChannel Configuration enters in setting mode.

  • Page 43: Entering The Channel Number

    When you press the UP button or turn the PHASE knob 094: Five-step gray scale signal clockwise, the characters and symbols appear in the 095: Ramp signal sequence shown below. 096: color-bar signal Capital letters (A t B t ..t Y t Z) t Lower- 097: 0% black signal case letters (a t b t ..

  • Page 44: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure For details of each menu, see the page in parentheses. Adjustment menu (page 50) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Adjustment Picture Adj Auto Auto Adjust Color Bar Restore Factory Data Status Input Port Format Matrix Manual Adjust...

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    Channel Configuration menu (page 55) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Channel Configuration Format 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dual Link HD-SDI Composite Component HDMI Input Port DisplayPort Input No Screen Aspect Sync Mode HDMI Auto Color Temp Picture Preset Matrix HDMI/DisplayPort Auto Color Profile...

  • Page 46

    Function Setting menu (page 63) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Function Setting Marker Setting Aspect Marker Aspect Marker Aspect Mode Aspect Line Thickness Color Bright Blanking Area Marker 1 Area Marker 1 Aspect Mode Aspect Area Size Width Height...

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    System Configuration menu (page 72) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 System Configuration Network Monitor ID Group ID Network Setting IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway Address Protocol Setting SDCP/SDAP Community SDCP Port No SDAP Port No SDAP Broadcast SDAP Broadcast Period Acceptable IP Address...

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    File Management menu (page 78) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 File Management Save To Memory Stick Copy From Other Monitor Monitor ID Memory Stick Delete Memory Stick Data Maintenance Back Up System Data Restore System Data System Status menu (page 80) Main menu Level 1...

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    Controller menu (page 82) / Key Protect menu (page 87) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Controller Network Network Setting IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway Address SNMP Setting Contact Name Location Trap Mode Trap Address Setting Trap Address Status Reset Mode/Address Authentication...

  • Page 50: Adjustment Menu

    Adjustment Menu Overview Adjusts the picture, color temperature, etc. Note When Adjustment is selected, the following menu is displayed. This menu is not selectable in the following cases: • When Side by Side is set to On iAdjustment Picture Adj Color Temp Adj Position Adj Menu Function and Operation...

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    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Bar Sets the color-bar signal to input. [Full Field 8]: 100% full-field 8-color bars (white, yellow, cyan, green, magenta, red, blue and black) SMPTE: SMPTE standard color bars EIA: EIA standard color bars (effective for 480/60i and 575/50i signals only) Multi Format: Color bars standardized by SMPTE RP219/ARIB STD-B28 Restore Factory Data Resets the automatic adjustment data of chroma, phase, matrix and signal level to the default...

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    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Temp Adj Adjusts the color temperature. When the item is selected, the color temperature data to be adjusted is displayed. When D93 or D65 data is changed, they are displayed as D93* or D65*. To change the color temperature data to be adjusted, select D93, D65, User1, User2, User3, User4 or User5 in the Color Temp menu of the Channel Configuration menu.

  • Page 53

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Signal Sets the white signal to be used for adjustment. [Internal]: Select when an internal signal is used. The signal is automatically switched in synchronization with the gain and bias adjustments. External: Select when an external input signal is used. Supply a signal to be used when adjusting gain and bias.

  • Page 54

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Preset Value Copies other data in this monitor. When the item is selected, you can select from D93, D65, User1, User2, User3, User4 or User5. D93: Copies the color temperature of D93. D65: Copies the color temperature of D65.

  • Page 55: Channel Configuration Menu

    Channel Configuration Menu Overview This menu is used for pertaining data to the input signals. When Channel Configuration is selected, the following menus are displayed. iChannel Configuration iChannel Configuration iChannel Configuration CH01 CH01 CH01 xxxxx Format Marker Preset: Copy From xxxxx Input Port: H Shift Offset:...

  • Page 56

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Dual Link HD-SDI Sets the Dual-link HD-SDI signal format when two BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC are installed in the OPTION 1 and 2 or OPTION 3 and 4 option ports or BKM-250TG is installed. 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit 4:4:4 RGB 10bit...

  • Page 57

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Input Port Enters the input port number. You can select from [Standard], Option1 to Option4, Option1&2 or Option3&4. Standard When using the standard SDI input of the monitor • When Format is set to 3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto or 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 RGB 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit or 4:4:4 RGB 12bit of 3G-SDI •...

  • Page 58

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Temp Sets the color temperature. You can select from D93, D65, User1 to User5. When D93 or D65 data is changed, they are displayed as D93* or D65*. Note on color temperature adjustment If you measure the color temperatures of different display types, such as CRT, LCD, or OLED, by using a common (or general) color analyzer that is based on CIE 1931, and adjust the xy chromaticity to the same value, the appearance may be different because of optical spectrum...

  • Page 59

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Note When setting CRT BVM gamma data for User CHXX, first select SMPTE-C or EBU in the Color Space menu. Color Profile data BVM SMPTE-C: Displays with the color space and gamma of BVM SMPTE-C phosphor CRT.

  • Page 60

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Space (BVM-F170A) Select the color space when User CHXX is selected in the Color Profile menu. SMPTE-C: Color space of three primary color chromaticity points provided by the SMPTE-C standard EBU: Color space of three primary color chromaticity points provided by the EBU standard ITU-R BT.709: Color space of three primary color chromaticity points provided by the ITU-R BT.709 standard...

  • Page 61

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) HDMI Sets the display mode for the HDMI signal. Full: 0 (black) to 255 (8bit)/1023 (10bit)/4095 (12bit) (white level) [Limit]: 16 (8bit)/64 (10bit)/256 (12bit) (black level) to 235 (8bit)/940 (10bit)/3760 (12bit) (white level) DisplayPort Sets the display mode for the DisplayPort signal.

  • Page 62: Auxiliary Setting Menu

    Auxiliary Setting Menu Overview This menu is used for setting the monitor condition such as the aperture modification and decode mode. When Auxiliary Setting is selected, the following menu is displayed. iAuxiliary Setting Native Scan Mode: Aperture Value: NTSC Comb Filter: Filter Switch: Peak White Control: Menu Function and Operation...

  • Page 63: Function Setting Menu

    Function Setting Menu Overview This menu is used to set the function related to the picture display. When Function Setting is selected, the following menu is displayed. iFunction Setting Marker Setting P&P Setting Pixel Zoom Setting 3D Setting Capture Internal Signal Function Switch Menu Function and Operation Menu...

  • Page 64

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Bright Sets the luminance of the aspect marker. You can select from High (bright) or [Low] (dark). Blanking Sets the blanking outside the area of the aspect marker. [Off]: Blanking is released. Black: Blanking Half: Half blanking Area Marker 1...

  • Page 65

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) With 4:3 Aspect Mode 4:3 Aspect Mode 16:9 Thickness Sets the thickness of the area marker 1. Set to 1 to 5 (dots). [2] Color Sets the color of the area marker 1. You can select from [White] (white), Red (red), Green (green), Blue (blue), Yellow (yellow), Cyan (cyan) or Magenta (magenta).

  • Page 66

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Line Color Sets the boundary line color of two pictures. You can select from [White] (white), Red (red), Green (green), Blue (blue), Yellow (yellow), Cyan (cyan), Magenta (magenta) or Black (black). Line Bright Sets the luminance of the boundary line.

  • Page 67

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Function Switch Sets the function to be assigned to the function button of the controller in the menu. Scan Mode Sets the scan mode of the picture. [Normal Scan]: Normal scan Under Scan: 3% under scan Over Scan: Mask of 5% over scan portion in the normal scan Note The scan mode is not selectable in the following cases:...

  • Page 68

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Comb Sets whether or not to use the comb filter (Off or [On]). When Off is selected, the trap · band-pass filter (Trap/BPF) is selected. You can select the type of comb filter in NTSC Comb Filter menu (page 62) of the Auxiliary Setting menu.

  • Page 69

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Area Marker 1 Sets whether or not to display the area marker 1 ([Off] or On). Notes • The area marker 1 is not displayed in the following cases: – When the input signal has no sync signal –...

  • Page 70

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Aspect Blanking-Black Sets whether or not to set the blanking level of the Aspect Blanking (the blanking outside the area of the aspect marker) to 0% black level ([Off] or On). Notes •...

  • Page 71

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) L/R Switch Sets whether or not to display either the left and right 3D video signals on the screen by switching them alternately ([Off] or On). This item is available for dual-stream HD-SDI signals. Notes •...

  • Page 72: System Configuration Menu

    For the setting value, consult the network administrator. SDCP/SDAP Community Sets the SDCP/SDAP community name. When the item is selected, you can enter the community name (four characters). SONY: SONY is entered as a community name. New Name: Enter a new name. System Configuration Menu...

  • Page 73

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) SDCP Port No Sets the SDCP port number. Set to 53434 to 53534. [53484] SDAP Port No Sets the SDAP port number. Set to 53812 to 53912. [53862] SDAP Broadcast Sets whether or not to issue the SDAP (Disable or [Enable]). SDAP Broadcast Period Sets the period (seconds) to issue the SDAP.

  • Page 74

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Power Sets the status of the monitor when the main power is turned on or the power is turned on by remote operation. Standby Mode Sets the status when the MAIN POWER switch is turned on. [Off]: Operation mode On: Standby mode Power On Status...

  • Page 75

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Service 708 Sets Service when Type is set to 708. You can select from Service1 to Service6. [Service1] Service 608 Sets Service when Type is set to 608 (VBI) or 608 (708). You can select from CC1 to CC4 or Text1 to Text4.

  • Page 76

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Apply Password Sets whether or not to apply the password to each menu (Yes or [No]). Adjustment Yes: Apply the password. [No]: Not apply the password. Channel Configuration Yes: Apply the password. [No]: Not apply the password.

  • Page 77

    Upgrades the software for the monitor. Kernel Upgrade Upgrades the kernel of the monitor. FPGA Upgrade Upgrades the FPGA data of the monitor. DisplayPort Upgrade Upgrades the DisplayPort data of the monitor. Maintenance The menu for the Sony service representative is displayed. System Configuration Menu...

  • Page 78: File Management Menu

    File Management Menu Overview The system data is saved, copied and deleted. Note When File Management is selected, the following menu is Use the controller with software version 1.6 or higher to displayed. use the File Management function. iFile Management Save To Copy From Delete...

  • Page 79

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Memory Stick Selects the data in the source “Memory Stick”. When the item is selected, the file names in the “Memory Stick” are displayed. When the item is selected, you can select the data to be copied. All: Copies all data.

  • Page 80: System Status Menu

    System Status Menu Overview This menu is used to view general data about the monitor status, current channel, etc. When System Status is selected, the following menus are displayed. iSystem Status iSystem Status xxxxx CH Status Model Name: xxxxx Serial No: xxxxx Port Status Software Version:...

  • Page 81

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) SDI Payload ID Status Displays the information of the Payload ID data superimposed on the SDI signal and current signal status of the monitor. When the option port number in which the BKM-250TG is installed is selected in Input Port of the Channel Configuration menu, the following is displayed.

  • Page 82: Controller Menu

    Controller Menu Overview This menu is for the network setting and assigning the function to the function button of the controller. When Controller is selected, the following menu is displayed. iController Network Function Key Monitor ID Display: Controller Upgrade Menu Function and Operation Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting)

  • Page 83

    SDCP/SDAP Community Sets the SDCP/SDAP community name. When the item is selected, you can enter the community name (four characters). SONY: SONY is entered as a community name. New Name: Enter a new name. SDCP Port No Sets the SDCP port number.

  • Page 84

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) F1 to F16 The following functions are assigned. Scan Mode: Changes the scan mode of the picture. Native Scan: Displays the picture in native scan mode. 16:9: Changes the aspect ratio to 16:9, and when set to Off, the aspect ratio changes to 4:3.

  • Page 85

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Area Marker1: An area marker 1 is displayed on the screen. Area Marker2: An area marker 2 is displayed on the screen. Center Marker: The center marker is displayed on the screen. Aspect Marker-Line: The line of the aspect marker is displayed on the screen.

  • Page 86

    Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Controller Upgrade Upgrades the controller. When the item is selected, the screen for inputting the password is displayed. After the 4-digit password is entered, the current versions of Software Version and Kernel Version are displayed.

  • Page 87: Key Protect Menu

    Key Protect Menu Overview This menu is used to lock the data so that the setting is not changed by an unauthorized user. MENU Adjustment Channel Configuration B Auxiliary Setting Function Setting System ConfigurationB File Management System Status Controller Key Protect: Menu Function and Operation Menu Function and operation ([...

  • Page 88: Selecting Display Mode

    Operations Chapter Set Interlace to On in the Function Switch menu (page Selecting Display Mode 67) of the Function Setting menu, or pressing the Interlace button on the controller. This monitor applies high-contrast to the picture and iiFunction Switch reproduces accurate color by displaying the interlace Aperture: signal in progressive mode by the I/P conversion or the Mono:...

  • Page 89: Setting The Display Of Native Scan Mode

    Setting the Display of Native Scan Mode Displayed the whole picture of the H direction by sliding the picture with the PHASE UP button DOWN button About the native scan mode knob of the controller. You can set the picture display type for the native scan mode according to the input signal.

  • Page 90: Selecting The Native Scan/scan Mode

    Over Scan: Over mode Selecting the Native Note Scan/Scan Mode The scan mode is not selectable in the following cases: • When Native Scan is set to On • When the internal signal is displayed You can select scan mode from a native scan, under scan •...

  • Page 91: Displaying Two Signals On One Screen

    1) Each function of Picture&Picture is assigned to each function button of the controller in the Function Key menu (page 83) of the Displaying Two Signals Controller menu. on One Screen Select the channel number and set the input signal to display as signal B.

  • Page 92: Magnifying The Picture (pixel Zoom)

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Magnifying the Picture Part inside the cursor is magnified. You can move the position of the magnified picture (Pixel Zoom) with the PHASE knob or CHROMA knob. You can change the magnification ratio with the UP or DOWN button.

  • Page 93: Capturing The Picture Of The Hd Signal

    Capturing the Picture of CAPTURE the HD Signal (HD Frame Capture) Save: ENTER Cancel: MENU To hide characters on the monitor, set the CHAR OFF The frame picture of the 3G/HD-SDI input signal is button to on. As the characters are hidden, it becomes captured and saved as a picture file in the “Memory Stick”.

  • Page 94: Displaying The Area Marker Or Aspect Marker

    Blanking-Half or Aspect Blanking-Black to a function Displaying the Area button of the controller. Marker or Aspect Marker The monitor is equipped with two area markers and center marker as the safe area marker and aspect marker for confirming the picture angle. Input the signal.

  • Page 95: Displaying The Audio Level Meter

    Audio level Audio level Displaying the Audio (dB) OVER Level Meter The audio level of the embedded audio signals superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed by installing the optional input adaptor (BKM-250TG). Note As the audio level meter is superimposed on the video signal, the audio level meter may be invisible partially because of the scan mode setting of the monitor.

  • Page 96: Displaying The Time Code

    Displaying the Time Code Switching the Display of the 3D Video Signal The time code superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed. When the optional BKM-250TG input adaptor is installed, the left (L) and right (R) 3D video signals in dual-stream Note HD-SDI format can be compared on the screen (3D signal As the time code is superimposed on the video signal, the...

  • Page 97

    modes listed below. Set Right for the right signal, and Left With serial number 7300001 or higher: for the left signal. – Difference – Four other display modes Normal: Normal picture • To assign Checkerboard or L/R Switch to a function Black: Displays a black signal only (the video signal is not button of the controller, use the controller with software displayed).

  • Page 98: Copying The Setting Or Adjustment Value To

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Copying the Setting or The data is saved in the “Memory Stick”. Adjustment Value to Notes Another Monitor • Use the controller with software version 1.6 or higher for data saving, copying and deleting using the “Memory Stick”.

  • Page 99: Displaying The Monitor Status Page

    Input Port: Displays Input Port and Input No. set in the Displaying the Monitor Channel Configuration menu. RGB Range: Displays RGB Range set in the Channel Status Page Configuration menu. 1080I/PsF: Displays 1080I/PsF set in the Channel Configuration menu. Scan Mode: Displays the selected scan mode. When Status has been assigned to a function button of the Aspect Mode: Displays the selected aspect ratio.

  • Page 100

    DisplayPort signal STATUS (SDI Payload ID) Option1/Input1 STATUS (DisplayPort) Payload ID B1 B2 B3 B4 CH01 Video Standard: HD-SDI Pixel Encoding: YCbCr 4:4:4 Sampling Structure: 4:2:2 Y/Cb/Cr Color Depth: 10bit Bit Depth: 10bit Matrix: ITU-R BT.601 Picture Rate: 59.94 RGB Range: Scanning Method Interlace/Interlace Link Number :...

  • Page 101: Assigning A Function To A Function

    Press the ENTER button again to display the functions Assigning a Function to a assigned to function buttons F9 to F16. Function Button You can assign a function other than the factory preset on F9: 16:9 the function button of the controller. The functions F10: Native Scan F11: Capture Load assigned to the function buttons can be displayed...

  • Page 102: Upgrading The Monitor And Controller

    Success the monitor. ********************************* To get the upgrade data E:\MSSONY\MONITOR\BVM_F\UPDATES\KERNEL\BVM_F250>pause Contact your Sony representative. Saving the Upgrade Data in a “Memory Stick PRO” “Success” is displayed. Save the upgrade data (MSSONY folder) in a “Memory When the data are not saved correctly Stick PRO”.

  • Page 103: Upgrading The Monitor

    “Procedure failure” is Enter the 4-digit password. displayed in red. If this error message is displayed, contact your Sony representative. The Monitor Upgrade screen is displayed, and the current version is indicated. Upgrading the Controller For the password, see Password (page 75) of the System Configuration menu.

  • Page 104

    When the upgrade sequence does not move forward correctly, the error message “Err” is displayed in the display window. If this error message is displayed, contact your Sony representative. Upgrading the Monitor and Controller...

  • Page 105: Appendixes

    Appendixes Color temperature Specifications D65, D93 (Setting possible in other color temperature) (BVM-F250A) Standard luminance 100 cd/m (Preset1 to Preset5) (100% white signal input) Picture performance Color space (color gamut) ITU-R BT.709, EBU, SMPTE-C, Panel OLED panel F250 Native Picture size (diagonal) 2) The BVM-F250A individual chromaticity points.

  • Page 106

    HDMI HDMI (×1) (2) Inrush current after a mains HDCP correspondence, Deep Color interruption of five seconds (Voltage correspondence changes caused at zero-crossing): Signal format 39 A peak, 6 A r.m.s. (240V AC) See “HDMI/DisplayPort” (page 118) Operating temperature of “Available Signal Formats”. 0 °C to 35 °C (32 °F to 95 °F) DisplayPort DisplayPort connector (×1)

  • Page 107: Specifications (bvm-f170a)

    1) 48 Hz, 60 Hz and 72 Hz are also compatible with a frame rate of 1/1.001. WHATSOEVER. • SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CLAIMS OF Viewing angle (Panel specification) ANY KIND MADE BY USERS OF THIS UNIT 89º/89º/89º/89º (typical) OR MADE BY THIRD PARTIES.

  • Page 108

    Color space (color gamut) Parallel remote D-sub 9-pin (female) (×1) ITU-R BT.709, EBU, SMPTE-C, F170 Serial remote (LAN) Native Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX), 2) The BVM-F170A individual chromaticity points. RJ-45 (×1) The widest color space setting of the signal reproduced by the BVM-F170A Output BNC (×1) (monitor output) 0.681...

  • Page 109

    WARRANTY, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON higher) WHATSOEVER. BKM-229X Analog Component Input • SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CLAIMS OF Adaptor (with serial number 2200001 ANY KIND MADE BY USERS OF THIS UNIT or higher) OR MADE BY THIRD PARTIES.

  • Page 110: Input Signals And Adjustable/setting Items

    Input Signals and Adjustable/Setting Items Input signal Analog HDMI/ DisplayPort Item Component 3G/HD (YPbPr) Composite YCbCr YCbCr CONTRAST BRIGHT × × × CHROMA × × × × × × × × PHASE (NTSC) (NTSC) Picture Auto Adjust × × × ×...

  • Page 111

    Input signal Analog HDMI/ DisplayPort Item Component 3G/HD (YPbPr) Composite YCbCr YCbCr Area Marker 1 Area Marker 2 Center Marker Aspect Marker-Line Aspect Blanking-Half Aspect Blanking- Black Side by Side × × × × × × × Audio Level Meter ×...

  • Page 112: Available Signal Systems

    Available Signal Systems Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Total lines Active lines Frame rate Scanning Aspect Display on the Signal system Standard per frame per frame (Hz) format ratio monitor Rec.ITU-R 720×576/50i 2:1 Interlace 16:9/4:3 575/50I BT.601 2:1 Interlace 16:9/4:3 575/50I 1440×576/50i 480/60I Rec.ITU-R...

  • Page 113: Available Signal Formats

    Available Signal Formats Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area Analog Composite Setup NTSC 487/59.94i × × × × × SMPTE-170M level 576/50i ×...

  • Page 114

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area Analog RGB × × × × × 1080/60 1080/50i × × × × × 1080/24 × × × ×...

  • Page 115

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area Single- 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit HD × × × SMPTE-292M link YCbCr 10bit HD 1920 × 1080/ − 10bit Dual-link 4:4:4 ×...

  • Page 116

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area 3G-SDI 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit HD − 4:4:4 10bit 1920 × 1080/ Single- SMPTE-425- × × × × link 4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit HD −...

  • Page 117

    Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit HD Single- 1280 × 720/ SMPTE-425- × × × × − link 4:4:4 10bit 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit HD 1280 ×...

  • Page 118

    HDMI/DisplayPort Matrix Interface data sampling Aspect Signal format Signal system Standard setting frequency ratio area [MHz] 640 × 480/60 25.200 4:3/16:9 720 × 480/60 27.027 16:9 1280 × 720/60 74.250 16:9 1920 × 1080/60 74.250 720 (1440) × 4:3/16:9 27.027 480/60 720 ×...

  • Page 119: Aperture Modification Frequency

    Aperture Modification Frequency Serial digital input Analog input HDMI/DisplayPort input Signal system Composite Component (YP Component (YC SD-SDI 3G/HD-SDI (Y/C) Standard SDI input/Input adaptor 576/50i 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 487/59.94i 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 25 MHz 25 MHz 1080/24 25 MHz...

  • Page 120: Picture Display Size

    Picture Display Size Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...

  • Page 121

    HDMI/DisplayPort Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...

  • Page 122: Picture Frame Display

    Picture Frame Display Standard SDI input/Input adaptor Progressive Interlace Signal system Display frame rate Display frame rate [Hz] [Hz] 720 × 576/50i 1440 × 576/50i 720 × 487/59.94i 59.94 59.94 59.94 59.94 1440 × 487/59.94i 1) 3) 1920 × 1080/24 1920 ×...

  • Page 123

    HDMI/DisplayPort Progressive Interlace Signal system Display frame rate Display frame rate [Hz] [Hz] × 640 × 480/60 × 720 × 480/60 × 1280 × 720/60 1920 × 1080/60 720 (1440) × 480/60 720 × 576/50P × 1280 × 720/50P × 1920 ×...

  • Page 124: Scan Mode Image

    Scan Mode Image Example: Scan images of available signal Scan mode Input signal system and scan systems when a signal is input from the standard mode image SDI input or optional input adaptor installed Native Scan • For details of the picture display size, see “Picture 720 ×...

  • Page 125

    Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode image Normal Scan Aspect: 16:9 1920 × 1080 1280 × 720 720 × 576 720 × 487 1440 × 576 1440 × 487 Aspect: 4:3 720 × 576 720 × 487 1440 × 576 1440 ×...

  • Page 126: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section may help you isolate the cause of a problem and as a result, eliminate the need to contact your Sony service representative. Symptom Assumed causes Remedy The picture that you wish to The setting of the Channel See the System Status menu (page 80) to confirm display is not displayed.

  • Page 127

    Symptom Assumed causes Remedy The function of the function button Another function has been assigned to See the Function Key menu (page 83) of the of the controller is different from the button. Controller menu to confirm the function assigned to that of the panel display.

  • Page 128: Dimensions (bvm-f250a)

    When the controller is attached with the Dimensions (BVM-F250A) BKM-37H When the tilt unit is removed from the BKM-37H Unit: mm (inches) Front Front 576 (22 551 (21 254 (10) 60 (2 508 (20) Side Side 148 (5 30 (1 266 (10 55 (2 15 (...

  • Page 129

    When the tilt unit is attached to the BKM-37H When the controller is attached with the BKM-38H Front Front 576 (22 Side Side 30 (1 30 (1 266 (10 266 (10 Bottom Bottom 489.8 (19 4-M5 6-Ø8 30 (1 30 (1 Dimensions (BVM-F250A)

  • Page 130: Dimensions (bvm-f170a)

    Rear Dimensions (BVM-F170A) 352 (13 Unit: mm (inches) Front 436 (17 365.8 (14 131 (5 134.6 (5 When the controller is attached with the BKM-39H Front 59.95 (2 244 (9 368 (14 Side 17 ( 215 (8 438 (17 443 (17 14.7 ( 23.3 ( 40 (1...

  • Page 131

    Side 17 ( 215 (8 62.3 8.7 ( 4.4 ( Dimensions (BVM-F170A)

  • Page 132: Inserting/ejecting The "memory Stick

    Insert the “Memory Stick” facing What is MagicGate? the arrow mark upward. MagicGate is copyright protection technology developed by Sony Corporation. Before using a “Memory Stick”/“Memory Stick PRO” Notes • “Memory Stick Duo”/“Memory Stick PRO Duo” can be used without a Memory Stick Duo adaptor.

  • Page 133

    Micro”, “M2” and are trademarks or registered off when the access lamp is lit or flashing trademarks of Sony Corporation. – If you use a “Memory Stick” near static electricity or Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft a magnetic field Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

  • Page 134: Menu Index

    Menu Index The menu index shows the principal menu items provided manual on which the item is explained and the main menu with this monitor in alphabetical sequence. For your that the item belongs to. reference, each menu item is followed by the page of this Menu Item Page Main menu...

  • Page 135

    Menu Item Page Main menu Change Password System Configuration menu Channel Configuration Channel Configuration menu Channel Name Channel Configuration menu Checkerboard Function Setting menu Chroma Up Function Setting menu Closed Caption System Configuration menu Color Bar Adjustment menu Color Profile Channel Configuration menu Color Space Channel Configuration menu...

  • Page 136

    Menu Item Page Main menu G Off Function Setting menu Gamma Channel Configuration menu Group ID System Configuration menu H Delay Function Setting menu H Position Function Setting menu H Shift Adjustment menu H Shift Offset Channel Configuration menu HDMI Auto Channel Configuration menu HDMI/DisplayPort Auto Channel Configuration menu...

  • Page 137

    Menu Item Page Main menu On Screen Set System Configuration menu Operation Time System Status menu Original Value Adjustment menu OSD Level System Configuration menu Over Range System Configuration menu P&P Setting Function Setting menu Panel On Time System Status menu Parallel Remote System Configuration menu Password...

  • Page 138

    Menu Item Page Main menu Standby Mode System Configuration menu Status Adjustment menu Sync Mode Channel Configuration menu System Configuration System Configuration menu System Status System Status menu Target Color Temp Adjustment menu Target Luminance Adjustment menu Time Code Function Setting menu System Configuration menu Transparency System Configuration menu...

  • Page 139

    The material contained in this manual consists of information that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this manual. Sony Corporation expressly prohibits the duplication of any...

  • Page 140

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