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PROFESSIONAL VIDEO MONITOR
BVM-E250
OPERATION MANUAL
[English]
1st Edition (Revised 3)

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  • Page 1 PROFESSIONAL VIDEO MONITOR BVM-E250 OPERATION MANUAL [English] 1st Edition (Revised 3)
  • Page 2 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. Important Safety Instructions To avoid electrical shock, do not open the •...
  • Page 3 TV studio). device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1- This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. 7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan.
  • Page 4 Gerät auch im contrôlé, ex. studio de télévision). ausgeschalteten Zustand mit dem Strommetz verbunden. Le fabricant de ce produit est Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Für Kunden in Europa Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075 Japon. Dieses Produkt besitzt die CE-Kennzeichnung und erfüllt Le représentant autorisé...
  • Page 5 WARNUNG 1. Verwenden Sie ein geprüftes Netzkabel (3-adriges Stromkabel)/einen geprüften Geräteanschluss/einen geprüften Stecker mit Schutzkontakten entsprechend den Sicherheitsvorschriften, die im betreffenden Land gelten. 2. Verwenden Sie ein Netzkabel (3-adriges Stromkabel)/ einen Geräteanschluss/einen Stecker mit den geeigneten Anschlusswerten (Volt, Ampere). Wenn Sie Fragen zur Verwendung von Netzkabel/ Geräteanschluss/Stecker haben, wenden Sie sich bitte an qualifiziertes Kundendienstpersonal.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Brightness/Contrast Adjustment ......32 Chapter 1 Overview Precautions ............8 On Safety..............8 Chapter 3 Menu On Installation ............8 Handling the Screen ..........8 Basic Menu Operations ........33 On Burn-in ............8 Menu Operation Buttons ........33 On a Long Period of Use........9 Displaying the Menu ..........34 Handling and Maintenance of the Screen ....9 Setting or Adjusting in the Menu Operation ..34...
  • Page 7 Magnifying the Picture (Pixel Zoom)....91 Capturing the Picture of the HD Signal (HD Frame Capture) ......92 Displaying the Area Marker or Aspect Marker ..........93 Displaying the Audio Level Meter ....94 Displaying the Time Code .......95 Switching the Display of the 3D Video Signal ..........
  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Overview

    Overview Chapter When the unit is installed on the desk or the like, leave at Precautions least 1U (4.4 cm) or more of space above and below the unit. Leaving 40 cm or more of space above the unit is recommended for service operation.
  • Page 9: On A Long Period Of Use

    Sony dealer. screen’s performance. In addition, the screen is vulnerable to damage. Do not scratch or knock against it using a hard If you have any questions about this unit, please contact object.
  • Page 10: Functions Supported In Software Version

    Functions Supported in Software Version 1.1 and 1.2 The following new functions are supported for Version 1.1 and Version 1.2 of the BVM-E250. Software Version 1.1 Menu Supported function Reference page Data in this monitor, in another monitor or in a “Memory 45, 47, 56, 61, 77 •...
  • Page 11 Software Version 1.2 Menu Supported function Reference page • ECO lamp Indicates the power consumption status of the monitor by the color of the lamp. • ASC CDL • The ASC CDL data for the Color Profile setting can 53, 57, 99 (in the Color Profile menu of the Channel be selected.
  • Page 12: Features

    Multi color space master monitor by the color management system with its The Sony’s unique OLED panel with a wide color gamut wide color gamut device, high-resolution/precise gradation and color management system which uses the unique 3D...
  • Page 13 5) DisplayPort, DisplayPort logo and VESA are trademarks or registered For the operation, see “Selecting the Native Scan/Scan trademarks of Video Electronics Standards Association. Mode” on page 89. HD frame capture function Gamut error function The frame of the 3G/HD-SDI input signal is captured and The signal outside the specified range (gamut error) caused saved as a picture file in the “Memory Stick”.
  • Page 14: Screen Saver

    This display is useful higher, and require special third-party software. For for comparing the luminance or color settings of details, contact your Sony representative. neighboring L and R images. Other features L/R switching display (with serial number 7100001 or •...
  • Page 15: Options

    BKM-229X Analog Component Input Adaptor Options Includes a decoder for analog component signals and analog RGB signals. Input connector for one channel is equipped. For external control BKM-243HS HD/D1-SDI Input Adaptor Includes a decoder for serial digital component signals. BKM-16R Monitor Control Unit Input/output connectors for two serial digital channels and The BKM-16R is a controller of the BVM-E250 and you output connector for one monitor channel are equipped.
  • Page 16: 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 17: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts 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.
  • Page 18 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 19: 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 5 STANDARD PORT 6 HDMI input connector 7 DisplayPort input connector 8 Input option ports 9 AC IN connector 0 MAIN POWER switch a DC 5V OUT connector (female)
  • Page 20 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 21: Chapter 2 Preparations

    Preparations Chapter Environments of the Installing an Input Installation Location Adaptor Illumination environments Each input adaptor can be installed in any input option port on the side panel. The apparent color reproduction on the monitor is greatly affected by ambient light or glare. Caution When you install the following input adaptors to this Viewing angle...
  • Page 22 Loosen two screws and remove the cover of an input option port on the side panel of the monitor. Cover of an input option port Make sure the MAIN POWER switch is turned off, and disconnect the AC power cord. For connecting Dual-link HD-SDI signals Two BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC input adaptors or one BKM-250TG input adaptor is required.
  • Page 23: Attaching The Bracket

    When the BKM-250TG is used, install the Link A signal Attaching the Bracket to INPUT 1, and the Link B signal to INPUT 2. You can prevent falling of the monitor by using the supplied bracket. INPUT 1 Remove three screws from the bracket. INPUT 2 Bracket (supplied) Attach the bracket on the rear panel of the monitor with...
  • Page 24: Connections

    Connecting the Controller (BKM- Connections 16R) Note on connecting the cable to the DC 5V OUT connector Monitor Be sure to plug the male connector of the cable into the DC DC 5V OUT 5V OUT connector of the monitor. connector Insert the connector so as to fit the shape of the DC 5V OUT connector.
  • Page 25: Connecting The Multiple Units With The Lan

    with the controller to the DC 5V/12V IN connector of Notes the controller. • When an optional LAN cable is connected, use a shielded-type cable to prevent a malfunction due to Connecting the Multiple Units with noises. the LAN • We recommend to use an optional switching hub with auto selection function (AUTO MDI/MDI-X) of a straight/cross cable.
  • Page 26: Turning On The Power

    Turning on the Power Connecting the AC Power Cord Plug the AC power cord into the AC IN connector on the left side panel. Then, attach the AC plug holder (supplied) to the AC power cord. The warm-up time is more than 30 minutes, approximately. When the monitor is in standby mode As the OPERATE lamp lights in red in standby mode, press the MONITOR I/1 switch of the controller.
  • Page 27: Settings

    Settings Selecting the Area When you turn on the monitor for the first time after ENTER button purchasing it, select the area where you intend to use this monitor from among the options. UP/DOWN buttons When the area is selected, the menu item settings suitable Ent button for the selected area are applied.
  • Page 28: Setting For The Lan To Connect The Multiple Units

    If 4 Asia Except Japan is selected: After saving and reflecting the setting, you can change the setting with the menu. • Color Temp (color temperature) (page 51) • Setup Level (NTSC Setup Level: page 54, Betacam Select Area NTSC area Setup Level: page 54) Asia Except Japan •...
  • Page 29: Selecting The Monitor (designation Of The Monitor Or Group Id Number)

    Set the NETWORK switches of the monitor and the The monitor of the designated group is connected controller to LAN. remotely. The group ID number is displayed on all connected monitors when the button is held pressed. ALL button: Selects all connection mode. All monitors are connected remotely.
  • Page 30: Setting The Display Mode Of The Picture

    To assign to a channel number from 1 to 9, press the Adjusting appropriate one-digit channel number on the numeric keypad. To assign to a channel number from 10 to 30, press the 0 button, then press the appropriate two-digit channel Before adjusting number.
  • Page 31: Color Temperature (white Balance)

    The following is the example of the adjustment when the Special software is required for the automatic adjustment multi format color-bar signal is used. using the specified probe. For details, contact your Sony representative. Select the Manual Adjust menu (page 45) in the Picture Adj menu of the Adjustment menu.
  • Page 32: Brightness/contrast Adjustment

    Picture Preset menu of the Channel Configuration Brightness/Contrast Adjustment menu. As the brightness and contrast adjustments affect each As an image on a color video monitor is seen differently other, repeat the adjustments of step 3 and 4. according to the ambient light (environmental brightness), adjust the brightness (black level) according to the ambient Press the ENTER or Ent button.
  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35 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 36: 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 37: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure For details of each menu, see the page in parentheses. Adjustment menu (page 44) 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...
  • Page 38 Channel Configuration menu (page 49) 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 DC 2048 × 1080 HDMI Auto Color Temp Picture Preset Matrix...
  • Page 39 Function Setting menu (page 59) 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...
  • Page 40 Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Gamut Error Display Gamut Error Display OSD Notification OSD Notification Reset Input Detection Detection Pixel Threshold Signal Level SDI YCbCr 10bit Upper Limit Y/Cb/Cr Lower Limit Y/Cb/Cr SDI RGB 10bit Upper Limit G/B/R Lower Limit G/B/R SDI YCbCr 12bit...
  • Page 41 System Configuration menu (page 71) 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...
  • Page 42 File Management menu (page 77) 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 79) Main menu Level 1...
  • Page 43 Controller menu (page 81) / Key Protect menu (page 86) 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 44: 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 • When Wipe is set to On •...
  • Page 45 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...
  • Page 46 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. Except for the XYZ format signal When D93, D65, D61, D55 or D-Cine data is changed, they are displayed as D93*, D65*, D61*, D55* or D-Cine*.
  • Page 47 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Original Value Sets the initial value. Except for the XYZ format signal You can select from D93, D65, D61, D55, D-Cine, User1, User2, User3, User4 or User5. When D93, D65, D61, D55 or D-Cine data is changed, they are displayed as D93*, D65*, D61*, D55* or D-Cine*.
  • Page 48 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) For the XYZ format signal When the ID number is entered, you can select from D-Cine XYZ, User XYZ1, User XYZ2, User XYZ3, User XYZ4 or User XYZ5. D-Cine XYZ: Copies the color temperature of D-Cine XYZ. User XYZ1 to 5: Copies the color temperature of User XYZ1 to 5.
  • Page 49: 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 50 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 51 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Option1&2, Option3&4 • When two BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC are installed in the OPTION 1 and 2 or OPTION 3 and 4 option ports and Format is set to 4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit, 4:4:4 RGB 10bit, 4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit, 4:4:4 RGB 12bit or 4:4:4 XYZ 12bit of Dual Link HD-SDI Note When the setting of Format and the installed adaptor do not match, the setting value may not...
  • Page 52 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Matrix Sets Matrix data (transmission matrix) depending on the input signal format. Three transmission matrix data are preset. Matrix data ITU-R BT.709: Select when the signal of the ITU-R BT.709 standards format is input. ITU-R BT.601: Select when the signal of the ITU-R BT.601 standards format is input.
  • Page 53 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Profile data BVM SMPTE-C: Displays with the color space and gamma of BVM SMPTE-C phosphor CRT. BVM EBU: Displays with the color space and gamma of BVM EBU phosphor CRT. ITU-R BT.709: Displays with the color space of three primary color chromaticity points provided by ITU-R BT.709 and gamma 2.4.
  • Page 54 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) File Selects the ASC CDL data. You can select from among [Internal Memory 1], Internal Memory 2, Internal Memory 3, Internal Memory 4 and Internal Memory 5. Notes • When an ASC CDL data file is loaded using Load ASC CDL (page 57) in the ASC CDL menu of the Auxiliary Setting menu, the file name is displayed instead of Internal Memory 1 to Internal Memory 5.
  • Page 55 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) RGB Range Sets the quantization range of the 4:4:4 RGB SDI, HDMI or DisplayPort input signal. Sets the quantization range when a 4:4:4 RGB SDI signal is input and the signal system is 1920 ×...
  • Page 56 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Copy From Copies signal setting data from other channel. Note Use the controller with software version 1.6 or higher to use the Copy From function. Other CH Copies other data in this monitor. When the item is selected, you can designate the channel to be copied.
  • Page 57: Auxiliary Setting Menu

    • Use the controller with software version 1.7 or higher to load the ASC CDL data files from the “Memory Stick”. • For details on the format of ASC CDL data files, contact your Sony representative. Delete ASC CDL Deletes the ASC CDL data files loaded to ASC CDL 1 to ASC CDL 5 of the ASC CDL menu.
  • Page 58 “Memory Stick”. • Special third-party software is required for using an LUT data file. For details, contact your Sony representative. Delete LUT Deletes the LUT data files loaded to User LUT 1 to User LUT 5 of the User LUT menu.
  • Page 59: 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 Gamut Error Display B 3D Setting Capture Internal Signal...
  • Page 60 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 61 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 62 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 63 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) OSD Notification Sets whether or not to display the message of an error notification on the screen when the error is detected ([Off] or On). OSD Notification Reset Sets the method to reset the error detection mode. [Auto]: Resets automatically after detecting the error.
  • Page 64 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) HDMI/DP RGB Upper Limit (upper limit) G: 0000 to 4095 [3935] (12bit conversion value) B: 0000 to 4095 [3935] (12bit conversion value) R: 0000 to 4095 [3935] (12bit conversion value) Lower Limit (lower limit) G: 0000 to 4095 [0080] (12bit conversion value) B: 0000 to 4095 [0080] (12bit conversion value) R: 0000 to 4095 [0080] (12bit conversion value)
  • Page 65 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Delete Deletes the file of the captured picture in the “Memory Stick”. When the item is selected, the file names in the “Memory Stick” are displayed. When the file name is selected, the following message appears. Delete this file? OK: To delete the data, press the ENTER (Ent) button.
  • Page 66 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) V Delay Sets whether or not to display in V delay ([Off] or On). Note The picture is not displayed in V delay in the following cases: • When the input signal has no sync signal •...
  • Page 67 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Marker Sets whether or not to display all markers ([Off] or On). Notes • The marker is not displayed in the following cases: – When the input signal has no sync signal –...
  • Page 68 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Aspect Marker-Line Sets whether or not to display the line of the aspect marker ([Off] or On). Notes • The line of the aspect marker is not displayed in the following cases: –...
  • Page 69 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Error Notify Clear When the item is selected, the notification of the gamut error detection (OSD Notification) is cleared. Note The Error Notify Clear is not selected in the following cases: • When Gamut Error Display is set to Off in the Gamut Error Display menu of the Function Setting menu.
  • Page 70 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 71: 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 72 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 73 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 74 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 75 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 76 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 77: 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 78 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 79: 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 80 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 81: 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 82 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 83 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 or 1.896:1 (digital cinema signal), and when set to Off, the aspect ratio changes to 4:3 or 2.39:1.
  • Page 84 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 85 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 86: 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 87: Selecting Display Mode

    Operations Chapter Set Interlace to On in the Function Switch menu (page Selecting Display Mode 65) 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 88: Setting The Display Of Native Scan Mode

    Setting the Display of Native Scan Mode About the native scan mode Displayed by sliding the picture You can set the picture display type for the native scan with the PHASE knob of the controller. mode according to the input signal. You can select ×1 or ×2, which differ in picture display size, to map the pixels of the signal to the panel in one-to- Note...
  • Page 89: 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 90: Displaying Two Signals On One Screen

    Butterfly (butterfly) Displaying Two Signals The right picture is a left-right reversal picture of the left on One Screen picture. (Picture&Picture) Two input signals are output on the monitor. You can select the display mode from Side by Side (side by side), The display range of the Wipe (wipe), Butterfly (butterfly) and Blending picture is changed with the...
  • Page 91: Magnifying The Picture (pixel Zoom)

    Procedure Magnifying the Picture Select the channel number and set the input signal to (Pixel Zoom) display as signal A. Select the display mode of Picture&Picture (Side by Side, Wipe, Butterfly or Blending) with the function As part of the picture is magnified up to 8 times (up to 4 button of the controller or in the Function Switch times when the display magnification of the native scan is...
  • Page 92: Capturing The Picture Of The Hd Signal

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Capturing the Picture of Part inside the cursor is magnified. You can move the position of the magnified picture the HD Signal (HD Frame with the PHASE knob or CHROMA knob. You can Capture) change the magnification ratio with the UP or DOWN button.
  • Page 93: Displaying The Area Marker Or Aspect Marker

    Displaying the Area CAPTURE Marker or Aspect Marker Save: ENTER Cancel: MENU The monitor is equipped with two area markers and center marker as the safe area marker and aspect marker for To hide characters on the monitor, set the CHAR OFF confirming the picture angle.
  • Page 94: Displaying The Audio Level Meter

    Blanking-Half or Aspect Blanking-Black to a function Displaying the Audio button of the controller. 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 95: Displaying The Time Code

    Audio level Audio level Displaying the Time Code (dB) OVER The time code superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed. Note As the time code is superimposed on the video signal, the time code may be invisible partially because of the scan mode setting of the monitor.
  • Page 96: Switching The Display Of The 3d Video

    modes listed below. Set Right for the right signal, and Left Switching the Display of for the left signal. the 3D Video Signal Normal: Normal picture Black: Displays a black signal only (the video signal is not displayed). Mono: Displays the video signal in monochrome mode. When the optional BKM-250TG input adaptor is installed, Red: Displays only the red component of the video signal.
  • Page 97: Copying The Setting Or Adjustment Value To

    With serial number 7300001 or higher: Copying the Setting or – Difference – Four other display modes Adjustment Value to • To assign Checkerboard or L/R Switch to a function button of the controller, use the controller with software Another Monitor version 1.5 or higher.
  • Page 98: Displaying The Monitor Status Page

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Displaying the Monitor The data is saved in the “Memory Stick”. Status Page Notes • Use the controller with software version 1.6 or higher for When Status has been assigned to a function button of the data saving, copying and deleting using the “Memory controller, various information, such as the setting status, Stick”.
  • Page 99 Input Port: Displays Input Port and Input No. set in the ASC CDL: Displays whether the ASC CDL data is applied Channel Configuration menu. to the Color Profile setting or not. RGB Range: Displays RGB Range set in the Channel File: Displays the file name of the specified ASC CDL Configuration menu.
  • Page 100: Assigning A Function To A Function

    Scanning Method: Decode display of Byte 2_Bit 7 / Assigning a Function to a Byte 2_Bit 6 Link Number: Decode display of Byte 4_Bit 7-6 Function Button Current Status: Displays the current status of the monitor. Format: Displayed as “Video Standard + Sampling Structure + Bit Depth”.
  • Page 101: Upgrading The Monitor And Controller

    • The UP/DOWN buttons and the PHASE knob on the To get the upgrade data controller are disabled when the list of the functions Contact your Sony representative. assigned to the function buttons is displayed. Saving the Upgrade Data in a “Memory Stick PRO”...
  • Page 102: Upgrading The Monitor

    Select the Monitor Upgrade menu in the System displayed in red. If this error message is displayed, contact Configuration menu (page 76). your Sony representative. Enter the 4-digit password. The Monitor Upgrade screen is displayed, and the current version is indicated.
  • Page 103: Upgrading The Controller

    The dot may stop during upgrading, but the display window. If this error message is displayed, data are being upgraded correctly. contact your Sony representative. Exit the Controller Upgrade menu, select the REMOTE Controller Upgrade menu again, and confirm that the SINGLE version of the selected item has been upgraded.
  • Page 104: Appendixes

    Appendixes Standard luminance Specifications 100 cd/m (Preset1 to Preset5) 48 cd/m (Preset (D-Cine)) (100% white signal input) Color space (color gamut) Picture performance ITU-R BT.709, EBU, SMPTE-C, Panel OLED panel D-Cine , E250 Native Picture size (diagonal) S-GAMUT 623.4 mm (24 inches) 3) Chromaticity point of SMPTE RP 431-2 is not covered in full.
  • Page 105 Quantization Inrush current (1) Maximum possible inrush current at 3G-SDI: 10 bit/sample, 12 bit/sample initial switch-on (Voltage changes HD-SDI: 10 bit/sample caused by manual switching): SD-SDI: 10 bit/sample 53 A peak, 17 A r.m.s. (240V AC) HDMI HDMI (×1) (2) Inrush current after a mains HDCP correspondence, Deep Color interruption of five seconds (Voltage correspondence...
  • Page 106 ANY OTHER MEDIA OR STORAGE SYSTEMS TO RECORD CONTENT OF ANY TYPE. • Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR...
  • Page 107: 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 108 Input signal Analog HDMI/ DisplayPort Item Component 3G/HD (YPbPr) Composite YCbCr YCbCr Aspect Marker Area Marker 1 Area Marker 2 Center Marker Aspect Marker-Line Aspect Blanking-Half Aspect Blanking- Black Side by Side Wipe Butterfly Blending × Error Notify Clear × ×...
  • Page 109: 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 110 Total lines Active lines Frame rate Scanning Aspect Display on the Signal system Standard per frame per frame (Hz) format ratio monitor 720/24P 1280×720/23.98P 24/1.001 Progressive 16:9 SMPTE-296M 720/23.98P 1280×720/25P Progressive 16:9 SMPTE-296M 720/25P 1280×720/30P Progressive 16:9 SMPTE-296M 720/30P 720/30P 1280×720/29.97P 30/1.001 Progressive...
  • Page 111: 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 112 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 113 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 114 Matrix Sygnal Standard BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- data system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Signal format Standard setting input 244CC area − 10bit 2048 × 1080/ − Dual-link 4:4:4 12bit × × × × a(2) − 12bit − 10bit 2048 ×...
  • Page 115 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 116 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 117 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 CEA-861 720 × 480/60 27.027 16:9 1280 × 720/60 74.250 16:9 CEA-861 1920 × 1080/60 74.250 2.39:1 720 (1440) ×...
  • Page 118 1) Also compatible with 1/1.001. 2) RGB/YCbCr format and 6/8/10/12bit are selected automatically according to the input signal. 3) Pixel Repetition = 2 (transmit the same pixel twice) 4) In this manual, the 800 × 600, 1024 × 768, 1280 × 960, 1280 × 1024 and 1400 × 1050 signals are referred to as the HDMI/DisplayPort computer signals. 5) The HDMI signal does not support the RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4 6bit signal.
  • 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 Serial digital input Analog input HDMI/DisplayPort input Signal system Composite Component (YP Component (YC SD-SDI 3G/HD-SDI (Y/C) 1920×1080/25P 25 MHz 25 MHz 1920×1080/30 25 MHz 2048×1080/24 2048×1080/25P 25 MHz 25 MHz 2048×1080/30 50 MHz 2048×1080/60 2048×1080/50P 50 MHz 50 MHz 2048×1080/48 1) Also compatible with 1/1.001 2) Pixel Repetition = 2 (transmit the same pixel twice)
  • Page 121: 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 122 HDMI/DisplayPort Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system ratio Correction (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...
  • Page 123: 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 124 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 125: 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 126 Scan mode Input signal system and scan Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode image mode image Normal Scan Aspect: 2.39:1 2048 × 1080 1920 × 1080 Aspect: 16:9 1920 × 1080 (1.896:1 1280 × 720 2048 × 1080 1) When a 2048 ×...
  • Page 127: 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 79) to confirm display is not displayed.
  • Page 128 Symptom Assumed causes Remedy The function button of the The setting has been changed in the The last setting becomes effective. controller does not function. menu after setting with the function button. The function of the function button Another function has been assigned to See the Function Key menu (page 82) of the of the controller is different from the button.
  • Page 129: Dimensions

    When the controller is attached with the Dimensions BKM-37H When the tilt unit is removed from the BKM-37H Unit: mm (inches) Front Front 576 (22 551 (21 Side 254 (10) 60 (2 508 (20) Side 148 (5 30 (1 266 (10 Bottom 489.8 (19 4-M5...
  • Page 130 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 (1 266 (10 30 (1 266 (10 Bottom 489.8 (19 Bottom 4-M5 6-Ø8 30 (1 30 (1 Dimensions...
  • Page 131: 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 132 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 133: 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 134 Menu Item Page Main menu Center Marker Function Setting menu Function Setting menu CH Name System Configuration menu CH No System Configuration menu CH Status System Status menu Change Password System Configuration menu Channel Configuration Channel Configuration menu Channel Name Channel Configuration menu Checkerboard Function Setting menu...
  • Page 135 Menu Item Page Main menu File Channel Configuration menu Channel Configuration menu File Management File Management menu Film Cadence Input Configuration menu Filter Switch Auxiliary Setting menu Flip H Function Setting menu Format Channel Configuration menu System Configuration menu FPGA Upgrade System Configuration menu Function Key Controller menu...
  • Page 136 Menu Item Page Main menu Marker Function Setting menu Marker Setting Function Setting menu Marker Preset Channel Configuration menu Matrix Channel Configuration menu Model Name System Status menu Monitor ID System Configuration menu Monitor ID Display Controller menu Monitor Upgrade System Configuration menu Mono Function Setting menu...
  • Page 137 Menu Item Page Main menu R Off Function Setting menu Restore System Data File Management menu Rename Function Setting menu Restore Factory Data Adjustment menu Adjustment menu RGB Range Channel Configuration menu Save To File Management menu Scan Mode Function Setting menu System Configuration menu Scan Mode Skip 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 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan BVM-E250 (WW) 2012.03 08 4-274-954-14(1) © 2011...

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