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Basic Operations
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Watching TV
KDL-40NX655/32NX655
Using Other Devices
Using "BRAVIA" Sync
Devices
Useful Functions
Using Internet
Using Home Network
(DLNA)
Configuring Various
Settings
Troubleshooting
How to Use Bookmarks
© 2012 Sony Corporation
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  • Page 1 Top Page Basic Operations Parts Description Watching TV KDL-40NX655/32NX655 Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices Useful Functions Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 2: Basic Operations

    Using “BRAVIA” Sync Useful OPTIONS button Devices Watch Twin Picture Useful Functions Watch connected device Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 3 Rear Devices Right Useful Functions Remote Control Using Internet Upper Using Home Network Middle (DLNA) Lower Configuring Various Bottom Settings Home Menu screen Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 4 Displaying left-and-right pictures (P&P) Changing Display/Audio Using Internet Display information Using Home Network Subtitles/Closed captions (DLNA) Screen format/Wide Mode Configuring Various Audio (for analog mode) Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 5 USB Device Devices Useful Functions Audio System HDMI connection Using Internet Optical audio connection Using Home Network Audio cable connection (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 6 Displaying the HDMI Device List Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices Useful Functions Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 7 Setting the sleep timer Configuring Various Using TV as Picture Frame Settings Setting Parental Control Setting parental lock password Troubleshooting Setting viewing restriction How to Use Bookmarks Blocking specific channels Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 8 Making a call Using Internet Current Music Information Search Using Home Network Music/Video Keyword Search (DLNA) Using Wi-Fi Direct Mode Configuring Various Viewing Photomap Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 9 Checking server connection Playing Content with Renderer Function Using Internet Using a Smartphone/PC as a Remote Control Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 10 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Configuring Various Settings Configuring Various Settings Basic Operations Picture/Screen Settings Parts Description Selecting picture mode Adjusting various picture settings (e.g. picture brightness/color) Watching TV Setting screen size/position Using Other Devices Sound Settings Using “BRAVIA” Sync Adjusting various sound settings (e.g.
  • Page 11 External Input Settings Managing external inputs Switching the video input Making advanced settings of video input Running initial setup Support Checking Sony contact information Uploading operation history Software Update Updating broadcast/service software Updating TV’s software Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 12 Using “BRAVIA” Sync Network/Application Symptoms Devices Home Network Symptoms Useful Functions Remote Control Symptoms Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 13 How to Use Bookmarks Press the RETURN button. To remove a bookmark In a bookmarked page, press the yellow button that corresponds to [Remove Bookmark] at the bottom of the screen. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 14 DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED® are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance. TrackID is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. Music and video recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote®. Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery.
  • Page 15 Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 16 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > List of Contents Basic Operations How to use remote Home Menu screen Picture adjustment Enjoy Internet on TV How to use i-Manual Useful OPTIONS button Watch Twin Picture Watch connected device Top of Page Parts Description TV Controls and Indicators Front...
  • Page 17 Display information Subtitles/Closed captions Screen format/Wide Mode Audio (for analog mode) Top of Page Using Other Devices BD/DVD Player HDMI connection Component video connection Composite connection Digital Still Camera/Camcorder USB Device Audio System HDMI connection Optical audio connection Audio cable connection Top of Page Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 18 Using Internet Connecting to the Internet Wireless connection (built-in wireless LAN) Wired connection (with a LAN cable) Browsing Websites Watching Internet Video Using Internet Widgets Using Skype Performing initial setup Making a call Current Music Information Search Music/Video Keyword Search Using Wi-Fi Direct Mode Viewing Photomap Top of Page...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Setting audio source for HDMI/DVI input External Input Settings Managing external inputs Switching the video input Making advanced settings of video input Running initial setup Support Checking Sony contact information Uploading operation history Software Update Updating broadcast/service software Updating TV’s software Top of Page Troubleshooting...
  • Page 20 Press the color button that corresponds to the function you want to use. The available functions differ depending on the screen. Color buttons RETURN Related Information How to use i-Manual Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 21 [Applications] Launches applications that require an Internet connection. [Sony Entertainment Network] Enables selection of content from the online service “Sony Entertainment Network.” If “Sony Entertainment Network” is unavailable, the [Sony Entertainment Network] category is not displayed. [Internet Content] Enables access to Internet services for TV.
  • Page 22 Enables selection of media files (photo, music, video) to play in a connected USB storage device or your home network. [Inputs] Enables selection of devices connected to the TV. [Favorites/History] Displays items in Favorites and recently viewed items. Steps Press the HOME button. The Home Menu appears.
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  • Page 24 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Configuring Various Settings > Adjusting various picture settings (e.g. picture brightness/color) Basic Operations Adjusting various picture settings (e.g. picture brightness/color) Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can adjust various picture settings, such as picture brightness/color, etc. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 25: Color Temperature

    [Auto]: Displays film-based content with picture expression close to the original by applying a film- specific process. [Off]: Turns off [CineMotion]. [Advanced Settings] Sets [Picture Adjustments] settings in more detail. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 26 Parts Description Overview Watching TV By pressing the SEN button, the Sony Entertainment Network screen appears, which serves as a gateway to Internet content. From this screen, you can access various services and applications. Using Other Devices The items on the Sony Entertainment Network screen differ depending on your region/country, and are subject to change.
  • Page 27 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Basic Operations > How to use i-Manual Basic Operations How to use i-Manual Parts Description Searching for Information Watching TV This i-Manual explains how to use all functions. In the main page of i-Manual, you can select the desired method to search for information.
  • Page 28 You can save frequently viewed pages in this manual using a color button. For details on how to bookmark, press the color button that corresponds to [Show Bookmarks] at the bottom of the screen. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 29 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Basic Operations > Useful OPTIONS button Basic Operations Useful OPTIONS button Parts Description Quickly Accessing Functions by the OPTIONS Button Watching TV By pressing the OPTIONS button, the Options Menu appears and provides quick access to the functions that are available for the currently displayed screen.
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  • Page 31 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Displaying left-and-right pictures (P&P) Basic Operations Displaying left-and-right pictures (P&P) Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can watch two pictures (left and right) simultaneously (e.g. connected device and TV program). Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 32 If two pictures with different vertical frequency signals (e.g. a left picture with 24p and a right picture with 60i) are displayed side-by-side, the smooth movement of the right picture may be lost. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 33: Switching Input Source

    After making a connection, turn on the connected device. (DLNA) Press the INPUT button repeatedly to select the connected device. Configuring Various Settings INPUT Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Start playback on the connected device. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 34 Lights up in red when your TV is in standby mode, PC power saving mode or during a software upgrade. I (Power) Lights up in green when the TV is on. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 35 To select the connected device input, press this button repeatedly. In the TV Home Menu, this button will work as (select/confirm). HOME Press to display the TV Home Menu. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 36 If the device has a DVI jack, connect it to HDMI IN 2 through a DVI - HDMI adapter interface (not supplied), and connect the device's audio out jacks to PC/HDMI 2 AUDIO IN. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 37 The TV will automatically detect and switch between VIDEO IN 2 and COMPONENT IN. To manually set the input type, press the HOME button, select [Settings] → [Channels & Inputs]/[Channels, Inputs & Ginga] → [Video 2/Component Selection]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 38 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Parts Description > Right Basic Operations Right Parts Description Watching TV Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices Useful Functions Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) USB 1 You can enjoy photo, music and video files stored on a USB device. Configuring Various USB 2 Settings...
  • Page 39 If the device has a DVI jack, connect it to HDMI IN 2 through a DVI - HDMI adapter interface (not supplied), and connect the device's audio out jacks to PC/HDMI 2 AUDIO IN. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 40 Press to search for information about music heard from your TV, such as Useful Functions track name, artist information, etc. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 41 Press to display the “BRAVIA” Sync Menu to operate a connected “BRAVIA” Using Internet Sync-compatible device. Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 42 > Parts Description > Middle Basic Operations Middle Parts Description Press to display Sony Entertainment Network. Watching TV GUIDE Press to display the program guide. Using Other Devices The Guide feature may not be available in some regions/countries. Using “BRAVIA” Sync...
  • Page 43 Using Internet CC/SUBTITLE Using Home Network Press to turn closed captions/subtitles on or off (when the feature is (DLNA) available). Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 44 Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 45 How to Use Bookmarks Select [TV Channel List] using the buttons, then press the button. Select the desired channel from the TV channel list using the buttons, then press the button. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 46 Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Press the number button(s) to select the channel. For channel numbers 10 and above, press the second digit quickly after the first. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 47 Ginga® is a registered trademark of PUC-Rio/UFPB. NCL® is a registered trademark of PUC-Rio. Notes Available functions and screen components vary depending on broadcasters. When [Closed Captions (CC)] is on, Ginga cannot be launched. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 48 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Using Program Guide Basic Operations Using Program Guide Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can quickly find your preferred programs and the detailed program information. The current program information and weekly program guides for the next eight days are provided. (This Using Other Devices function is available only for digital broadcasts, and depends on your region/country.) Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 49 Program list Displays a program schedule for the selected channel. You can display program information by highlighting a program and pressing the button. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 50 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Displaying picture-in-picture (PIP) Basic Operations Displaying picture-in-picture (PIP) Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can watch two pictures (main and sub) simultaneously. The main picture can be displayed in full screen, and the sub picture can be displayed in an inset window (e.g. PC input and TV Using Other Devices program).
  • Page 51 (For [Motionflow] compatible models only.) To remedy this, set to [Auto 2] or [Off]. Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] → [Picture & Display] → [Picture Adjustments] → [CineMotion] → [Auto 2]/[Off]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 52 DISPLAY button again to exit. Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices DISPLAY Useful Functions Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 53 Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync SUBTITLE Devices Useful Functions Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 54 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Screen format/Wide Mode Basic Operations Screen format/Wide Mode Parts Description Steps Watching TV Press the WIDE button repeatedly to select the desired option, then press the button. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 55 [Captions] Stretches the picture horizontally to fill a 16:9 screen, while fitting captions in the screen. If component input (480p) is selected and [Scene Select] is set to [Game] or [Graphics], the available options change to [Fine-Normal]/[Fine-Full]/[Portable Game 1]/[Portable Game 2]. [Fine-Normal] Displays a 4:3 picture in its original size.
  • Page 56 Stretches the picture horizontally, while fitting captions in the screen. Available Options (PC Timing) 800 x 600 [Normal] [Full 1] [Full 2] 1,280 x 768 [Normal] [Full 1] [Full 2] Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 57 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Watching TV > Audio (for analog mode) Basic Operations Audio (for analog mode) Parts Description Steps Watching TV Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] at the bottom of the screen using the buttons.
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  • Page 59 If the device has a DVI jack, connect it to the HDMI (with AUDIO IN) port through a DVI - HDMI adapter interface (not supplied), and connect the device’s audio out jacks to the PC/HDMI AUDIO Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 60 After making a connection, turn on the connected BD/DVD player. Press the INPUT button repeatedly to select the connected BD/DVD player. Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks INPUT Start playback on the connected BD/DVD player. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 61: Composite Connection

    After making a connection, turn on the connected BD/DVD player. Configuring Various Press the INPUT button repeatedly to select the connected BD/DVD player. Settings Troubleshooting INPUT How to Use Bookmarks Start playback on the connected BD/DVD player. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 62 Making a Connection Watching TV Connect your Sony digital still camera or camcorder using an HDMI cable. Use a cable that has an HDMI mini jack for digital still camera/camcorder end, and a standard HDMI jack for the TV Using Other Devices end.
  • Page 63 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Other Devices > USB Device Basic Operations USB Device Parts Description Making a Connection Watching TV Connect the USB storage device to enjoy photo, music and video files stored in the device. Using Other Devices USB storage device Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 64: Supported Music File Formats

    Inputs & Ginga] → [USB Auto Start] → [Browse Photos], [Start Slideshow] or [Off]. Tips Photo files must be stored in a folder under the DCIM folder for automatic playback start. Also, the folder name under the DCIM folder is required to be a combination of 3 numerals and 5 letters (can include “_”), for example, 101MSDCF.
  • Page 65 Notes USB viewer supports FAT16, FAT32 and exFAT file systems. When connecting a Sony digital still camera to the TV with a USB cable, USB connection settings on your camera need to be set to [Auto] or [Mass Storage] mode.
  • Page 66 For optimum picture quality, it is recommended that you use the signals in the chart. In plug and play, signals with a 60 Hz vertical frequency will be detected automatically. (PC reboot may be necessary.) Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 68 To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Tips If you connect a device that is compatible with “Control for HDMI,” you can control it by simply using the TV’s remote control. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 69 How to Use Bookmarks Press the HOME button twice to return to the last viewed source. Turn on the connected audio system, then adjust the volume. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 70 When using an external audio system, the audio out of the TV can be controlled using the TV’s remote control if [Audio Out] is set to [Variable]. Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] → [Sound] → [Audio Out] → [Variable]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 71 Activate “Control for HDMI” on the connected device. When a specific Sony device compatible with “Control for HDMI” (“BRAVIA” Sync) is connected and powered on, and [Control for HDMI] is set to [On], “BRAVIA” Sync is automatically activated on that device.
  • Page 72 TV’s remote control. Notes “Control for HDMI” (“BRAVIA” Sync) is only available for a connected Sony device that has the “BRAVIA” Sync logo or is compatible with “Control for HDMI.” Top of Page ©...
  • Page 73 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices > Using the Sync Menu Basic Operations Using the Sync Menu Parts Description Overview Watching TV Sync Menu provides various functions such as controlling the connected device by the TV’s remote control, etc.
  • Page 74 Switches the device to be controlled by the TV’s remote control, between the TV and the connected device. Tips Any “BRAVIA” Sync-compatible device (except an audio system) is listed as a new input source under [Inputs] in the Home Menu. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 75 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices > Setting Buttons to Control the HDMI Device Basic Operations Setting Buttons to Control the HDMI Device Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can set the remote control buttons of the TV to control the connected HDMI device. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 76 Useful when you control BD player menus, etc., via the remote control. [Tuning and Menu Keys] Enables basic operations and operation of the HOME/OPTIONS buttons and channel-related buttons. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 77 Select [HDMI Settings] using the buttons, then press the button. Select [Device List] using the buttons, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 78 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Selecting a picture and sound setting suitable for the content Basic Operations Selecting a picture and sound setting suitable for the content Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can select a preset picture and sound setting (e.g. [Auto], [Cinema], [Sports]) that suits the content.
  • Page 79 (1080i/p (50Hz) and 576p are available depending on your region/country.) [Game] Optimal picture and sound for playing video games. [Graphics] Optimal picture for viewing tables and characters. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 80 Select [On] using the buttons to enable this function, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 81 Depending on the model, in the case of a digital channel, display the item to delete, then press the OPTIONS button. Select [Edit Favourites] → [Remove from Favorites]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 82 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Saving power by picture brightness Basic Operations Saving power by picture brightness Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can reduce power consumption by changing the picture brightness. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 83 High power saving. Picture darkens. [Low] Low power saving. Picture darkens slightly. [Off] No power saving. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 84 Select [Idle TV Standby] using the buttons, then press the button. Select the period using the buttons, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 85 Select [On] using the buttons to enable this function, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 86 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Setting the current time manually Basic Operations Setting the current time manually Parts Description Overview Watching TV The current time is set automatically if the TV receives the time from a digital broadcast signal. You can also set the current time manually.
  • Page 87 To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Notes If the TV is disconnected from AC power after setting the time with Manual, it will be necessary to set the time again. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 88 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Setting the on timer Basic Operations Setting the on timer Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can set the TV to turn on from standby mode at a selected time. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
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  • Page 90 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Setting the sleep timer Basic Operations Setting the sleep timer Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can set the TV to turn off after a preset period. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
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  • Page 92 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Using TV as Picture Frame Basic Operations Using TV as Picture Frame Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can set a photo in the connected USB device, network device or preset picture folder to be displayed for a specified period.
  • Page 93 Notes The TV automatically switches to standby mode after a specified period. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 94 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Setting parental lock password Basic Operations Setting parental lock password Parts Description Overview Watching TV Set the 4-digit password for parental lock. The password will be required when you change the parental lock settings.
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  • Page 96 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Setting viewing restriction Basic Operations Setting viewing restriction Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can lock any event rated as unsuitable for below a specified limit. (This function is available depending on your region/country.) Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 97 To block programs or movies without a rating (available depending on your region/country) Press the HOME button, select [Settings] → [Preferences] → [Parental Lock] → [Password], then enter the password. Select [Unrated] → [Block]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 98 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Useful Functions > Blocking specific channels Basic Operations Blocking specific channels Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can block channels regardless of program ratings, by specifying the channel number. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices Useful Functions Using Internet...
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  • Page 100 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Wireless connection (built-in wireless LAN) Basic Operations Wireless connection (built-in wireless LAN) Parts Description Making a Connection Watching TV The built-in wireless LAN device allows you to access the Internet and enjoy the benefits of networking in a cable-free environment.
  • Page 101 If you connect the TV with your wireless router (or access point) at 5GHz, set [Standby for Wi-Fi Direct] to [Off]. Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] → [Network] → [Standby for Wi-Fi Direct] → [Off]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 102 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Wired connection (with a LAN cable) Basic Operations Wired connection (with a LAN cable) Parts Description Making a Connection Watching TV A wired LAN connection allows you to access the Internet and your home network. Connect a LAN cable to your TV.
  • Page 103 For details, refer to the instruction manuals provided by the Internet service provider, or those supplied with the router. Or contact the person who set up the network connection (network administrator). Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 104: Browsing Websites

    i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Browsing Websites Basic Operations Browsing Websites Parts Description Overview Watching TV When the TV is connected to the Internet, you can browse websites. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices Useful Functions Using Internet Using Home Network...
  • Page 105 Player, PDF viewer), web content may not be displayed correctly, or some functions may not work properly. Also, the TV may not support functions developed in the future. In no event shall Sony be liable for any damage caused or associated with the use of the Internet browser, malfunction (including software) or communication failure.
  • Page 106: Watching Internet Video

    i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Watching Internet Video Basic Operations Watching Internet Video Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can enjoy Internet video content, including movies and cartoons, by accessing a gateway that delivers a variety of on-demand entertainment. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 107 If you experience difficulties, check that the Internet connection is set up properly. Services block video content based on the [Parental Lock] setting of the TV. Some service providers do not support this function. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 108 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Using Internet Widgets Basic Operations Using Internet Widgets Parts Description Overview Watching TV Widgets are small downloadable applications that provide easy access to interactive content when your TV is connected to the Internet. You can select an activated Widget from the Home Using Other Devices Menu to display on the screen.
  • Page 109 MAC address and IP address are transmitted automatically from the TV to servers while an Internet connection is available. The servers are under the control of Sony, and MAC address will never be transmitted to servers controlled by other parties.
  • Page 110 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Performing initial setup Basic Operations Performing initial setup Parts Description Making a Connection Watching TV Enjoy widescreen video calls by connecting the optional Camera and Microphone Unit CMU- BR100. Using Other Devices Attach the camera to the TV, then connect the USB cable to the TV’s USB port.
  • Page 111 Audio and video calls are free to other people on Skype. For other Skype services such as low cost calls to mobile phones and landlines, Skype Credit or a subscription is required. The sound quality of the microphone may deteriorate in a noisy environment. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 112 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Making a call Basic Operations Making a call Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can make free video and voice calls to friends and family anywhere in the world from the comfort of your living room.
  • Page 113 conversation. Status icons The list below indicates their availability: : Online, : Away, : Do Not Disturb, : Offline, : Offline (with call forwarding enabled), : Phone contact, : Offline (with voice mail enabled) About the status icons in the call history list Status icons The icons in the history list indicate the following: : Missed call,...
  • Page 114 For the best audio quality during a Skype call, use the speakers that are built into the TV instead of using an external audio system. To use the TV speakers, press the OPTIONS button, then select [Speakers] → [TV Speakers]. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 115 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Current Music Information Search Basic Operations Current Music Information Search Parts Description Overview Watching TV This feature searches for information about music heard from your TV. You can obtain information about music played on the current program, external input, connected USB storage Using Other Devices device, etc.
  • Page 116 Notes The search may fail if dialog or sound effects of the current program are too loud. Information may not be obtainable depending on the music. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 117 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Music/Video Keyword Search Basic Operations Music/Video Keyword Search Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can search for information about music/videos by entering a keyword (track title, album name, video title, etc.) and exploring the database. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 118 [Delete All]: Deletes all Bookmarks. (Protected Bookmarks will not be deleted.) [Protect]: Protects the selected Bookmark from being automatically deleted when maximum number of Bookmarks is exceeded. [Unprotect]: Unprotects the selected Bookmark. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 119 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Using Wi-Fi Direct Mode Basic Operations Using Wi-Fi Direct Mode Parts Description Overview Watching TV The TV can be connected directly with a Wi-Fi Direct/Wi-Fi compatible device (e.g. smartphone, PC) that also supports the “DLNA Push controller” function. Content such as photos/music/videos Using Other Devices on the device can be played on the TV.
  • Page 120 Connecting devices must conform to the following: - Wi-Fi Direct compatible devices: 2.4GHz connection (5GHz not supported). - Wi-Fi Direct unsupported devices: IEEE802.11n/g, 2.4GHz connection (5GHz not supported). Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 121 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Internet > Viewing Photomap Basic Operations Viewing Photomap Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can display a photo with a map of the location where the photo was taken. Connect a USB device containing a photo with geographical information.
  • Page 122 The position indicated on the map may differ depending on the image capture device. The Internet online map service is provided by a third party. For this reason, service may be changed or terminated without prior notification. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 123 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Home Network (DLNA) > Playing Content on a PC Basic Operations Playing Content on a PC Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can play photo/music/video files stored on a server (e.g. PC) that is connected to the same home network that the TV is connected to.
  • Page 124 (This feature is available on 3D-compatible models only.) To confirm the setting, press the OPTIONS button, then select [Playback Method] → [Slideshow Effect]. Displaying a 3D Sweep Panorama photo via the server is available only if the server is a Sony device that is compatible with the 3D Sweep Panorama photo display.
  • Page 125 Select [Remote Device / Renderer] using the buttons, then press the button. Select [On] using the buttons, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 126 To not control the TV with the selected device, select [Delete]. To control the TV with the selected device, select [Back]. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 127 Select [Allow] to allow access from the controller. Select [Block] to block access from the controller. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 128 Permits access to the TV automatically when a controller accesses the TV for the first time. [Smart Select] Responds to infrared signals sent from controllers. [Renderer Name] Sets the name of the TV shown on the controller. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 129 Select [Shown] or [Hidden] using the buttons, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 130 Select [Media Server Troubleshooting] using the buttons, then press the button. Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the diagnostics. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 131 Connect the TV to your home network, following the steps in “Connecting to the Internet.” Configuring Various Operate the controller to start playing the content on the TV screen. Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 132 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Using Home Network (DLNA) > Using a Smartphone/PC as a Remote Control Basic Operations Using a Smartphone/PC as a Remote Control Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can control the TV using a smartphone with the “Media Remote” application installed, or using a PC with the “Remote Keyboard”...
  • Page 133 Renderer] → [Remote Device / Renderer]. The information about the “Media Remote” and “Remote Keyboard” applications is as of December 2011. The names and available functions of these applications are subject to change. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 134 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Configuring Various Settings > Selecting picture mode Basic Operations Selecting picture mode Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can select the picture mode according to your preference. The [Picture Mode] setting works in accordance with the [Scene Select] setting. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 135 Optimizes picture quality for viewing photographs. [Photo-Original] Enhances the visual warmth of photographs. [Photo-Custom] Adjusts the detailed settings for viewing photographs and stores your preferred settings. [Animation] Optimizes picture quality for viewing animations. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 136 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Configuring Various Settings > Setting screen size/position Basic Operations Setting screen size/position Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can set the screen size and position according to your preference. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA” Sync Devices Useful Functions Using Internet...
  • Page 137 16:9 screen. For 16:9 original source, displays a 4:3 picture that has been horizontally stretched to 16:9, in 4:3 format. [Full]: Enlarges the picture horizontally to fill the screen when the input signal is 4:3. When the input signal is 16:9 (High-definition source), select this option to display the 16:9 picture in its original size.
  • Page 138 [Normal]: Displays the original picture. [Full 1]: Enlarges the picture to fill the display area maintaining the original picture. [Full 2]: Enlarges the picture to fill the display area. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 139 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Configuring Various Settings > Adjusting various sound settings (e.g. bass/treble/balance) Basic Operations Adjusting various sound settings (e.g. bass/treble/balance) Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can adjust various sound settings, such as bass, treble, balance, etc. Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 140 Keeps volume level constant across all programs and adverts. (Adverts tend to be louder than programs.) [Volume Offset] Adjusts the current volume level relative to other inputs, when [Setting Memory] is set to the current input. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 141 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Configuring Various Settings > Setting sound according to TV position Basic Operations Setting sound according to TV position Parts Description Overview Watching TV You can create different sound images from the TV speakers according to how you position the Using Other Devices Using “BRAVIA”...
  • Page 142 [Speaker Integrated Stand] Provides the best sound quality when you use a stand with an integrated speaker. (This option is available only when using a stand with integrated speaker.) Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 143 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 144 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 145 To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Tips Using Home Network (DLNA) After changing this setting, it is recommended to run [Auto Program]. Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 146 You can run [Auto Program] after moving to a new residence, changing service providers, or to search for newly launched channels. Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 147 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 148 Tips Settings The [Show/Hide Channels] settings are applied also in the channel list of [TV Channel List] under [TV] in the Home Menu. Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 149 To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Home Network Notes (DLNA) Configuring Various Depending on the language or character, a maximum of two characters can be input. Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 150 Select [High], [Low] or [Off] using the buttons to set the audio quality, then press the button. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 151 (DLNA) Configuring Various Depending on the situation, you may not see the effect of noise reduction even if you have selected Settings [Interference]. Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 152 [Major & Minor Channels] to tune all channels with the CH +/– buttons. Using Home Network To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 153 How to Use Bookmarks Shows the current channel number and program information. [Large] Shows the current channel number and detailed program information. Notes Available options may differ depending on your region/country. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 154 TV is muted. To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 155 How to Use Bookmarks This function applies to certain programs only and may not be available depending on your region. Java is a trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 156 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 157 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 158 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 159 To use multi-channel audio, connect to an external audio system compatible with Dolby Digital using an optical cable, and select [Audio System]. Configuring Various [Audio System] must be selected to listen to 5.1 multi-channel audio. Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 160 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 161 Select [Variable] to adjust the volume with the TV’s remote control when using an external audio system. Configuring Various To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 162 Using Internet To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 163 [HDMI Audio] Settings Sets the HDMI input as the audio signal source. [PC Audio] Troubleshooting Sets the PC/HDMI audio input as the audio signal source. How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 164 To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Settings Notes Troubleshooting For a PC connection, the icon and label cannot be set. How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 165 Switches to component video input. Troubleshooting [Video 2] How to Use Bookmarks Switches to composite video input. Notes You cannot use [Component] and [Video 2] at the same time. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 166 In such a case, set to [Optimize for Text/Graphics].) Notes [SBM], [Color System] and [Digital Broadcast Picture Mode] are available depending on your TV model/region/country. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 167 This setting is useful when you change the settings after moving to a new residence, or when you (DLNA) search for newly launched channels. Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 168 Devices Sony contact information is displayed for your convenience. The TV-specific information such as serial number and software versions, are also displayed. Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice.
  • Page 169 The uploaded information will be used as feedback for software quality check and feature (DLNA) improvement. Configuring Various Settings Notes No personal information will be uploaded. Troubleshooting This feature may not be available in some regions/countries. How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 170 To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Home Network Notes (DLNA) Configuring Various The software is downloaded when the TV is in standby mode. Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 171 Useful Functions To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice. Using Internet Using Home Network (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 172 Check if [PC Power Management] in [Eco] is activated. Useful Functions Using Internet TV turns on automatically. Using Home Network Check if [Timer] is activated. (DLNA) Configuring Various Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 173 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Picture/Screen Symptoms Basic Operations Picture/Screen Symptoms Parts Description Tiny black points and/or bright points appear on the screen. Picture quality is not as good as viewed at the store. Watching TV Distorted picture.
  • Page 174 Press the OPTIONS button, then select [Picture Adjustments] to make adjustments. Select [Reset] in [Picture Adjustments]. If you set [Power Saving] to [Low] or [High], black level will be enhanced. Blurry picture or poor color. Transporting the TV from a cold to a warm location or a sudden change in room temperature may cause moisture condensation, resulting in a blurry picture or poor color.
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  • Page 176 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Broadcast Reception Symptoms Basic Operations Broadcast Reception Symptoms Parts Description Ghosting or double images appear. Only snow noise or black picture appears on the screen. Watching TV You cannot receive any channels. Using Other Devices You cannot receive or select channels.
  • Page 177 Contact the broadcaster for transmission details. You cannot view digital channels. Ask a local installer if digital transmissions are provided in your area. Upgrade to a higher gain antenna. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 178: Distorted Sound

    Perform [Fine Tune]/[AFT] to improve sound for analog reception. Set [Audio Filter] to [Low] or [High] to improve sound for analog reception. ([Audio Filter] may not be available depending on your region/country.) Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 179 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Connected Device Symptoms Basic Operations Connected Device Symptoms Parts Description No picture from connected device. You cannot select connected device in the Home Menu. Watching TV Some input sources cannot be selected. Using Other Devices Certain programs on digital sources display a loss of detail.
  • Page 180 “BRAVIA” Sync. You cannot control a second AV receiver. Only one AV receiver may be used with the “BRAVIA” Sync and “Control for HDMI” functions at one time. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 181 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Network/Application Symptoms Basic Operations Network/Application Symptoms Parts Description Sometimes video streaming quality is poor when using the wireless LAN. Wireless LAN connection fails or radio reception conditions are poor. Watching TV The TV cannot connect with your wireless router (or access point) at 5GHz.
  • Page 182 * Your router/modem must be set in advance to connect to the Internet. Contact your Internet service provider for router/modem settings. Try using Widgets later. The Widget content provider’s server may be out of service. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 183 i-Manual Print Font Size Top Page > Troubleshooting > Home Network Symptoms Basic Operations Home Network Symptoms Parts Description Your TV cannot connect to the server. A message appears stating that the TV cannot connect to your network. Watching TV Server is inaccessible.
  • Page 184 Some applications display a photo file pre-installed in the PC simultaneously with music playback when using the renderer function. Depending on the pre-installed photo file, music playback may not be possible, but may become possible by changing the photo file. Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...
  • Page 185 Keep the remote control sensor area clear from obstacles. Configuring Various Fluorescent light can interfere with remote control operation; try turning off any fluorescent light. Settings Troubleshooting How to Use Bookmarks Top of Page © 2012 Sony Corporation Trademark Information List of Contents...

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