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LCD VIDEO MONITOR
BVM-L170
OPERATION MANUAL
[English]
1st Edition (Revised 3)

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  • Page 1 LCD VIDEO MONITOR BVM-L170 OPERATION MANUAL [English] 1st Edition (Revised 3)
  • Page 2 TV studio). The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing. No objects filled with liquids, such as vases, The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1- shall be placed on the apparatus. 7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Page 3 Suomessa asuville asiakkaille contrôlé, ex. studio de télévision). Laite on liitettävä suojamaadoituskoskettimilla varustettuun pistorasiaan Le fabricant de ce produit est Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japon. För kunderna i Sverige Le représentant autorisé pour EMC et la sécurité des...
  • Page 4 • EN55103-2: Elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit (Störfestigkeit) Für die folgende elektromagnetische Umgebung: E4 (kontrollierter EMV-Bereich, z.B. Fernsehstudio). Der Hersteller dieses Produkts ist Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Der autorisierte Repräsentant für EMV und Produktsicherheit ist Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Deutschland. Bei...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 Overview Precautions ................8 On Safety ..................8 On Installation................8 Handling the LCD Screen............8 With Protection Plate Installed ...........8 On Cleaning ................8 On Repacking ................9 On Rack Mounting..............9 Functions Supported in Software Version 1.1 and 1.2..10 Features................11 Options .................13 Input/Output Connector and Adaptor ........14 Location and Function of Parts..........16...
  • Page 6 Color Temperature (White Balance) Adjustment..... 31 Brightness/Contrast Adjustment..........31 Chapter 3 Menu Basic Menu Operations ............33 Menu Operation Buttons ............33 Displaying the Menu ..............34 Setting or Adjusting in the Menu Operation ......34 Entering the Channel Number ..........36 Aborting Menu Operation ............
  • Page 7 Selecting the Native Scan/Scan Mode .......92 Displaying Two Signals on One Screen (Picture&Picture).............93 Magnifying the Picture (Pixel Zoom)........94 Displaying the Picture in Black Detail Mode .....95 Capturing the Picture of the HD Signal (HD Frame Capture) ..........96 Displaying the Area Marker or Aspect Marker ....97 Displaying the Audio Level Meter ........98 Displaying the Time Code...........99 Switching the Display of the 3D Video Signal....99...
  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Overview

    Overview Chapter of pixels may be “stuck”, either always off (black), Precautions always on (red, green, or blue), or flashing. In addition, over a long period of use, because of the physical characteristics of the liquid crystal display, such “stuck” pixels may appear spontaneously.
  • Page 9: On Repacking

    0 to 35 °C (32 to 95°F). If you have any questions about this unit, please contact your Sony service representative. Precautions...
  • Page 10: Functions Supported In Software Version 1.1 And 1.2

    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-L170. Software Version 1.1 Menu Supported function Reference page • 3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto The BKM-250TG (optional) is available. • 3G-SDI 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, Dual Link HD-SDI and SD-SDI signals can be input by installing the BKM-250TG.
  • Page 11: Features

    2-2·2- 3·2-3-3-2 pull down to the I/P signal closely following the original, is also selectable. The BVM-L170 is 17-inch LCD Video Monitor. This is suitable for television stations or video production houses, Interlace display mode where precise image reproduction is required.
  • Page 12 Pixel zoom function * When the aspect ratio is set to 2.39:1, the resolution is As part of the picture is magnified up to 8 times without reduced. scaling processing, this is convenient for confirming a Remote control function (Ethernet control) minute part of the signal.
  • Page 13: Options

    Includes a decoder for analog component signals and BKM-16R Monitor Control Unit analog RGB signals. Input connector for one channel is The BKM-16R is a controller of the BVM-L170 and you equipped. can control multiple monitors from one controller. BKM-243HS HD/D1-SDI Input Adaptor In this manual, the BKM-16R is referred to as the Includes a decoder for serial digital component signals.
  • Page 14: Input/output Connector And Adaptor

    BKM-229X: This equipment may not work correctly or you may not be satisfied with the performance if designated input adaptors are not installed. BKM-243HS: This equipment may not meet the requirements of the electromagnetic interference standard or work correctly, or you may not be satisfied with the performance if designated input adaptors are not installed.
  • Page 15 Input adaptor BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Input signal 244CC Component 525/ Single-link HD-SDI Dual-link HD-SDI a(2) Single-link 3G-SDI Composite NTSC Composite PAL Composite PAL-M Composite SECAM Y/C NTSC Y/C PAL Y/C PAL-M Y/C SECAM YPbPr 525i/625i RGB 525i/625i YPbPr/RGB...
  • Page 16: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts Front Panel 1 Tally lamp 6 OPTION B connector 2 OPERATE lamp 5 OPTION A 3 STATUS lamp connector 4 OVER RANGE lamp a Tally lamp Notes With factory settings, the tally lamp lights when pins No. 8 and No.
  • Page 17 The OVER RANGE lamp, STATUS lamp or OPERATE lamp on the front panel may show an error, warning or operation mode while the monitor is being operated. Error display If the error is shown, please contact your Sony representative. OVER STATUS...
  • Page 18: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 1 AC IN connector 2 MAIN POWER switch 3 DC IN 24 - 28V connector q; Input option slots 4 DC 5V OUT connector 9 HDMI input connector 5 LAN (10/100) connector 8 DVI-D input connector 6 NETWORK switch 7 PARALLEL REMOTE connector a AC IN connector (3-pin) Connect to the DC 5V/12V IN connector of the controller...
  • Page 19 ATTENTION To switch each function between On and Off or between Par mesure de sécurité, ne raccordez pas le connecteur pour enable and disable, change pin connections in the le câblage de périphériques pouvant avoir une tension following way. excessive à ce port. Suivez les instructions pour ce port. On or enabled: Short each pin and pin 9 together.
  • Page 20: Chapter 2 Preparations

    Preparations Chapter Environments of the Installation Location Illumination environments Viewing angle The apparent color reproduction on the monitor is greatly The ideal viewing angle is within 5 degrees (up/down/left/ affected by ambient light or glare. right) off the center of the monitor screen when the The LCD device controls the brightness by moving LCD operator views the entire monitor screen.
  • Page 21: Installing An Input Adaptor

    Installing an Input Adaptor Each input adaptor can be installed in any input option slot on the rear panel. Caution When you install the following input adaptors to this equipment, use those with the serial numbers given below. • BKM-220D with serial number 2100001 or higher •...
  • Page 22: Removing The Protection Plate

    Removing the Protection Example of Dual-link cable connection Plate OPTION 3 and 4 OPTION 1 and 2 The protection plate is installed on the monitor to protect the LCD panel at the factory. You can remove the protection plate when the picture differs in color from that without the protection plate and/ or when there is more reflection of light than without.
  • Page 23: Mounting The Unit In A Rack

    Remove the four feet from the bottom of the unit. OUT connector. Attach the rack mount brackets to each side of the unit with the rack mount attachment screws. BVM-L170 Rack mount bracket Plug the male connector into Rack mount the monitor.
  • Page 24: Connecting The Controller (bkm-16r)

    Turn off the MAIN POWER switch of the monitor Connecting the Controller (BKM- before connecting the units. 16R) Set the NETWORK switches of the monitor and the controller to PEER TO PEER. Monitor Connect the LAN (10/100) connector of the monitor and the LAN (10/100) connector of the controller by using the SMF-700 or the cable supplied with the BKM-39H, or a 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX straight...
  • Page 25 Monitor Monitor LAN (10/100) LAN (10/100) NETWORK NETWORK connector connector PEER TO PEER TO PEER PEER Set to LAN. Set to LAN. AC adaptor (supplied with the BKM-16R) Switching hub (recommended: with AUTO MDI/MDI-X function) LAN (10/100) DC 5V/12V IN connector connector Controller (BKM-16R)
  • Page 26: Turning On The Power

    Turning on the Monitor Turning on the Power Press the MAIN POWER switch on the rear panel to turn on the power. Connecting to Power When you turn on the monitor for the first time after purchasing it, the Select Area screen is displayed. Select the area where you intend to use this monitor.
  • 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 54) • Setup Level (NTSC Setup Level: page 57, Betacam Select Area NTSC area Setup Level: page 57) Asia Except Japan •...
  • Page 29: Selecting The Monitor (designation Of The Monitor Or Group Id Number)

    Set the different monitor ID number to each monitor Press the corresponding button to select the connection and if necessary, group ID number. mode. You can use the numbers 1 to 99 as a monitor ID SINGLE button: Selects single connection mode. number or group ID number.
  • Page 30: Setting The Display Mode Of The Picture

    Adjusting Before adjusting The monitor must be warmed up sufficiently. To perform stable color reproduction, turn on the power of the monitor, display the white signal and leave it in this state for more than 30 minutes. About monitor adjustment The monitor is used as a measuring instrument and is required to faithfully reproduce the input signal.
  • Page 31: Color Temperature (white Balance) Adjustment

    the automatic adjustment, the automatic adjustment is also Set the BLUE ONLY button to off. effective for the RGB signal. Perform the manual adjustment of chroma and phase to Color Temperature (White Balance) adjust them further after automatic adjustment or the Adjustment digital signal from the BKM-220D, BKM-243HS, BKM- 244CC or BKM-250TG.
  • Page 32 ] (20 [cd/m ] in interlace display mode) or higher, and Note the contrast is adjusted by the signal level for a picture of luminance lower than 40 [cd/m ] (20 [cd/m ] in interlace When the XYZ signal is displayed, the brightness cannot display mode).
  • 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 current settings are displayed in place of the x Displaying the Menu marks on the illustrations of the menu screen. Press the MENU button. iInput Configuration The main menu is displayed on the screen. CH01 Format Slot No: xxxxx Input No: xxxxx MENU...
  • Page 35: Entering Characters

    When selecting in setting mode The cursor moves to the setting value and the monitor enters in setting mode. Using the UP or DOWN button or PHASE knob, select Display example the desired item and press the ENTER or Ent button. The cursor moves to the setting value and the monitor iInput 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 Slot No Format Matrix Manual Adjust...
  • Page 38 Input Configuration menu (page 51) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Input Configuration Format 3G/HD/SD-SDI Dual Link HD-SDI Composite Component Slot No HDMI Input No Screen Aspect Sync Mode DC 2048 × 1080 HDMI Auto Color Temp Picture Preset Matrix/Gamma DC 2048 ×...
  • Page 39 Display Function menu (page 62) Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Display Function Marker Setting Aspect Blanking Aspect Blanking Mode Aspect Marker Aspect Marker Aspect Mode Aspect Line Color Bright Area Marker 1 Area Marker 1 Aspect Mode Aspect Area Size...
  • Page 40 Main menu Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Gamut Error Display Gamut Error Display Notification Notification Reset Input Detection Detection Pixel Threshold Signal Level SDI YPbPr 10bit Upper Limit Y/Pb/Pr Lower Limit Y/Pb/Pr SDI RGB 10bit Upper Limit G/B/R Lower Limit G/B/R SDI YPbPr 12bit Upper Limit Y/Pb/Pr...
  • Page 41 System Configuration menu (page 74) 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 SNMP Setting Contact Name Location Trap Mode Trap Address Setting Trap Address Status Reset Mode/Address Community...
  • Page 42 File Management menu (page 81) 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 Status menu (page 83) Main menu Level 1...
  • Page 43 Controller menu (page 85) / Key Protect menu (page 89) 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, D56 or D-Cine data is changed, they are displayed as D93*, D65*, D61*, D56* or D-Cine*.
  • Page 47 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) To hide the characters on the monitor during manual adjustment Set the CHAR OFF button of the controller to on. As the characters on the display are hidden, it becomes easy to adjust the picture. To display the characters, set the CHAR OFF button to off.
  • Page 48 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Auto Adjust Starts adjustment. When Auto Adjust is selected, not only the target color temperature but also other color temperature data are adjusted, as the color temperature of the backlight is calibrated in accordance with the color temperature of Target Color Temp.
  • Page 49 Eye-One Pro. Before adjusting the color temperature automatically, start the software for adjusting the color temperature. For the software for adjusting the color temperature, please contact your Sony representative. For more information about the cable specification required and about the connection, see “Connection Cable Specifications for Color Temperature Probes”...
  • Page 50 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Memory Stick Copies data in the “Memory Stick”. When the item is selected, the file names in the source “Memory Stick” are displayed. Except for the XYZ format signal When the file is selected, you can select from D93, D65, D61, D56, D-Cine, User1, User2, User3, User4 or User5.
  • Page 51: Input Configuration Menu

    Input Configuration Menu Overview This menu is used for pertaining data to the input signals. When Input Configuration is selected, the following menus are displayed. iInput Configuration iInput Configuration iInput Configuration CH01 CH01 CH01 Format Marker Preset: xxxxx Copy From Slot No: xxxxx H Shift Offset:...
  • Page 52 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) When BKM-250TG is installed 3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto: Changes the format automatically according to the Sampling Structure, Bit Depth, Picture and transport scanning method information for Payload ID of SMPTE-352M standard superimposed on the input signals. Note You can confirm the Payload ID information and the signal format status of the current monitor in “SDI Payload ID Status”...
  • Page 53 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Slot No Enters the option slot number. You can select from Option1 to Option4, Option1&2 or Option3&4. Adaptor and the item to be selected Option1 to Option4 • When the BKM-250TG is installed and Format is set to 3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto or 4:2:2 YPbPr 10bit, 4:4:4 YPbPr 10bit, 4:4:4 RGB 10bit, 4:4:4 YPbPr 12bit, 4:4:4 RGB 12bit or 4:4:4 XYZ 12bit of 3G-SDI •...
  • Page 54 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Color Temp Sets the color temperature. Except for the XYZ format signal You can select from D93, D65, D61, D56, D-Cine, User1 to User5. When D-Cine RGB is selected, the color temperature is set to x=0.314 and y=0.351 in the CIE chromaticity coordinate.
  • Page 55 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Matrix/Gamma 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. SMPTE 240M: Select when the signal of the SMPTE-240M standards format is input. D-Cine RGB: Select when 2048 ×...
  • Page 56 Color Gamut As the BVM-L170 is equipped with the wider color space LED backlight, the signal can be displayed (emulation) in the color gamut (color space and gamma) selected in the Emulation menu.
  • Page 57 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) H Shift Offset Sets the horizontal picture position when the analog signal is input. You can select when Format is set to Composite Auto, Composite NTSC, Composite PAL, Composite PAL-M, Composite SECAM, YC Auto, YC NTSC, YC PAL, YC PAL-M, YC SECAM, Component YPbPr or Component RGB.
  • Page 58 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Film Cadence Sets the film cadence mode. This menu is not selectable when Format is set to DVI Computer. The progressive conversion signal is displayed according to the setting. [Off]: The progressive conversion signal is not displayed in film cadence mode. 2-2: The progressive conversion signal is displayed when the interlace signal of 2-2 pull- down processing is input 2-3: The progressive conversion signal is displayed when the interlace signal of 2-3 pull-...
  • Page 59: Display Setting Menu

    Display Setting Menu Overview This menu is used for setting the monitor condition such as the color reproduction or frame. When Display Setting is selected, the following menu is displayed. iDisplay Setting User Matrix/Gamma User LUT Native Scan Mode: Aperture Value: NTSC Comb Filter: Filter Switch: Peak White Control:...
  • Page 60 “Memory Stick”. • After converting the LUT data output from Grading Tool of another vendor to LUT data in the Sony-unique format, convert the LUT data again with the coversion tool so that it can be read by the monitor.
  • Page 61 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Native Scan Mode Sets the native scan mode. [Aspect Correction]: Displaying an SD signal of non-square pixels (the number of H pixels of the signal system is 720 or 1440) or a 640 × 480 SD signal of DVI video/HDMI video by scaling processing of doubling for the V direction and correct aspect ratio for the H direction and also optimizing and displaying a picture by modifying the aperture coefficient value, filter coefficient value, etc.
  • Page 62: Display Function Menu

    Display Function Menu Overview This menu is used to set the function related to the picture display. When Display Function is selected, the following menu is displayed. iDisplay Function Marker Setting P&P Setting Pixel Zoom Setting Gamut Error Display B Black Detail Setting B Capture Internal Signal...
  • Page 63 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Bright Sets the luminance of the aspect marker. You can select from [90IRE] (bright) or 40IRE (dark). Area Marker 1 Sets the area marker 1. Area Marker 1 Sets whether or not to display the area marker 1 when the MARKER button is pressed (Off or [On])*.
  • Page 64 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Example: Area Size 80%, Aspect Mode 16:9 or 4:3 With 16:9 Aspect Mode 16:9 Aspect Mode 4:3 With 4:3 Aspect Mode 16:9 Aspect Mode 4:3 Line Sets the thickness of the area marker 1. You can select from [Thick] (thick) or Thin (thin).
  • Page 65 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Other Monitor Copies data from another monitor. Monitor ID Enter the ID number of the source monitor. When the NETWORK switch is set to PEER TO PEER, this is not selectable. When the ID number is entered, you can select from Marker1, Marker2, Marker3, Marker4 or Marker5.
  • Page 66 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Gamut Error Display Sets the gamut error display. Notes • The gamut error display function is effective when D1, 3G/HD-SDI (except 2048 × 1080 RGB and XYZ) or HDMI (the quantization range is Limit) signal is input. The gamut error display function does not work in the following cases: –...
  • Page 67 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) SDI YPbPr 12bit When two BKM-243HS or BKM-244CC are installed in the OPTION 1 and 2 or OPTION 3 and 4 option slots or BKM-250TG is installed, you can select this item. Upper Limit (upper limit) Y: 0000 to 4095 [3935] Pb: 0000 to 4095 [4019]...
  • Page 68 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Zebra Pattern Sets the zebra pattern displayed in the clipped portions. Note When the setting for the zebra pattern is changed, Zebra Pattern of Gamut Error Display is also set to the same setting value. Line Sets the direction of the pattern.
  • Page 69 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Native Scan Sets whether or not to display the native scan ([Off] or On). Note The native scan is not selectable in the following cases: • When the input signal has no sync signal •...
  • Page 70 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Comb Sets whether or not to use the comb filter (Off or [On]). When Off is selected, the trap · band-pass filter (Trap/BPF) is selected. You can select the type of comb filter in NTSC Comb Filter menu (page 61) of the Display Setting menu.
  • Page 71 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Marker Sets whether or not to display all markers ([Off] or On). Note The marker is not displayed in the following cases: • When the input signal has no sync signal • When the internal signal is displayed •...
  • Page 72 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Butterfly Sets whether or not to display in the butterfly display ([Off] or On). Note The butterfly display is not set in the following cases: • When the internal signal is displayed •...
  • Page 73 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). Notes • The L/R Switch display cannot be set in the following cases: –...
  • Page 74: System Configuration Menu

    System Configuration Menu Overview This menu is used to set the system such as the network, parallel remote control function, etc. When System Configuration is selected, the following menu is displayed. iSystem Configuration Network Parallel Remote Power On Screen Set Password Date/Time Scan Mode Skip:...
  • Page 75 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 76 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) 1 Pin to 8 Pin Assigns the function to each pin of the PARALLEL REMOTE connector when Parallel Remote is set to On. 1 Pin: [CH01] 2 Pin: [CH02] 3 Pin: [External Sync] 4 Pin: [Mono] 5 Pin: [Marker] 6 Pin: [unused]...
  • Page 77 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Parallel Remote (4/4) Black Detail Mode: The display function in black detail mode Audio Level Meter: The display function of the audio level meter ALM Hold Reset: The function to cancel the peak hold of the audio level meter Time Code: The display function of the time code Checkerboard: The display function for the left and right 3D video signals in a checkerboard pattern...
  • Page 78 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Closed Caption Sets the items for the closed caption display. When the BKM-244CC is installed, you can select the item. The setting is effective for the input signal of the BKM-244CC. Closed Caption Sets whether or not to display closed caption signal ([Off] or On).
  • Page 79 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Password Sets the password for the menu. Enter a four-digit number for the password. [9999] Change Password Changes the password. Enter New Password: Enter a new password with the numeric buttons and press the ENTER (Ent) button.
  • Page 80 For details on upgrading the monitor, see “Upgrading the Monitor and Controller” on page 102. Software Upgrade Upgrades the software for the monitor. Kernel Upgrade Upgrades the kernel of the monitor. FPGA Upgrade Upgrades the FPGA data of the monitor. Maintenance The menu for the Sony service representative is displayed. System Configuration Menu...
  • Page 81: 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 displayed. You cannot save, copy or delete a User LUT data file in this menu. iFile Management Save To Copy From Delete Data Maintenance...
  • Page 82 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 83: Status Menu

    Status Menu Overview This menu is used to view general data about the monitor status, current channel, etc. When Status is selected, the following menus are displayed. iStatus iStatus CH Status Model Name: xxxxx Serial No: xxxxx Slot Status Software Version: xxxxx Option1 HD-SDI/D1 Option2 D1...
  • Page 84 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 slot number in which the BKM-250TG is installed is selected in Slot No of the Input Configuration menu, the following is displayed.
  • Page 85: 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 86 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 87 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 88 Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting) Area Marker1: An area marker 1 is displayed on the screen. Note When External Sync is set to On, the marker may not be shown in the correct position. Area Marker2: An area marker 2 is displayed on the screen. Note When External Sync is set to On, the marker may not be shown in the correct position.
  • Page 89: 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 Input Configuration Display Setting Display Function System ConfigurationB File Management Status Controller Key Protect: Menu Function and Operation Menu Function and operation ([ ]: factory setting)
  • Page 90: Selecting Display Mode

    Operations Chapter – When Wipe is set to On Selecting Display Mode – When Butterfly is set to On – When Blending is set to On – When Pixel Zoom is set to on This monitor applies high-contrast to the picture and For selecting the interlace display mode, set Native reproduces accurate color by displaying the interlace Scan (page 69) to On in the Display Function menu or...
  • Page 91: Setting The Display Of Native Scan Mode

    Setting the Display of Native Scan Mode About the native scan mode Displayed by sliding the picture with the PHASE knob of the You can set the picture display type for the native scan 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 92: Selecting The Native Scan/scan Mode

    Over Scan: Over mode Selecting the Native For details on the Function Switch menu, see “Function Scan/Scan Mode Switch” (page 68) in the Display Function menu. Note You can select scan mode from a native scan, under scan (– The scan mode is not selectable in the following cases: 3%), normal scan (0%) and over scan (mask of 5% over •...
  • Page 93: 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 94: Magnifying The Picture (pixel Zoom)

    Select the display mode of Picture&Picture (Side by Magnifying the Picture Side, Wipe, Butterfly or Blending) with the function button* of the controller or in the Function Switch (Pixel Zoom) menu of the Display Function menu and set it to On. For details on the Function Switch menu, see the “Function Switch”...
  • Page 95: Displaying The Picture In Black Detail Mode

    To move the leftward or rightward: Turn the Displaying the Picture in PHASE knob. To move the upward or downward: Turn the Black Detail Mode CHROMA knob. Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Black detail mode display function Part inside the cursor is magnified. You can move the position of the magnified picture You can reduce to dull black color by backlight leaking and with the PHASE knob or CHROMA knob.
  • Page 96: Capturing The Picture Of The Hd Signal

    Zebra pattern display of the clipped portion Capturing the Picture of the HD Signal (HD Frame Capture) Zebra pattern The frame picture of the 3G/HD-SDI input signal is captured and saved as a picture file in the “Memory Stick”. To end the black detail mode This is used to confirm the color tone and picture angle of Set the Black Detail Mode button of the controller to off, or the current scene and recorded scene, or as the reference...
  • Page 97: 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 98: Displaying The Audio Level Meter

    Audio level Audio level Displaying the Audio (dB) OVER Level Meter The audio level of the embedded audio signals superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed by installing the optional input adaptor (BKM-250TG). Note As the audio level meter is superimposed on the video signal, the audio level meter may be invisible partially because of the scan mode setting of the monitor.
  • Page 99: Displaying The Time Code

    Displaying the Time Code Switching the Display of the 3D Video Signal The time code superimposed on the SDI signals is displayed by installing the optional input adaptor (BKM- Left (L) and right (R) 3D video signals can be displayed on 250TG).
  • Page 100: Copying The Setting Or Adjustment Value To Another Monitor

    Select Checkerboard display or L/R Switch display Copying the Setting or with the function button* of the controller or in the Function Switch menu of the Display Function menu, Adjustment Value to and set it to On. Another Monitor If the Checkerboard or L/R Switch function has been assigned to a pin of the PARALLEL REMOTE connector, set Parallel Remote to On in the System Configuration menu.
  • Page 101: Assigning The Function On The Function Button

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button. Assigning the Function The data is saved in the “Memory Stick”. on the Function Button Notes • Data saving, copying and deleting using the “Memory You can assign a function other than the factory preset on Stick”...
  • Page 102: Upgrading The Monitor And Controller

    • When the unit is upgraded, use the AC power supply for 1 file error the monitor. Error To get the upgrade data ********************************* Contact your Sony representative. E:\MSSONY\MONITOR\BVM_L\UPDATES\KERNEL\BVM_L170>pause Saving the Upgrade Data in a “Memory Stick PRO” “Error” is displayed. Save the upgrade data (MSSONY folder) in a “Memory Stick PRO”.
  • Page 103: Upgrading The Controller

    When the upgrade sequence does not move forward correctly, the message such as “Procedure failure” is displayed in red. If this error message is displayed, contact your Sony representative. When version 1.2 or later of the software for the controller is upgraded...
  • Page 104 When the upgrade sequence does not move forward correctly, the error message “Err” is displayed in the display window. If this error message is displayed, contact your Sony representative. Exit the Controller Upgrade menu, select the Controller Upgrade menu again, and confirm that the version of the selected item has been upgraded.
  • Page 105: Appendixes

    Appendixes Signal format Specifications Refer to “Available Signal Systems” (page 109) and “Available Signal Formats” (page 111). PC input DVI-D × 1 General HDCP correspondence LCD panel a-Si TFT Active Matrix Signal format Picture size 16.52 inches Refer to “DVI-D” (page 115) of Display area 365.76 (H) ×...
  • Page 106: Operating Conditions

    Accessories supplied • Always verify that the unit is operating properly AC power cord (1) before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR AC plug holder (1) DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT Rack mount bracket (Left, right, each 1)
  • Page 107: Input Signals And Adjustable/setting Items

    Input Signals and Adjustable/Setting Items Input signal Analog DVI-D HDMI Item Component 3G/HD Video Computer (YPbPr) Composite HD YPbPr YPbPr RGB CONTRAST BRIGHT × CHROMA × × × × × × (*9) PHASE × × × × × × × ×...
  • Page 108 Input signal Analog DVI-D HDMI Item Component 3G/HD Video Computer (YPbPr) Composite HD YPbPr YPbPr RGB Blending Error Notify Clear × × × × × × a (*1) × × × (*10) Char Off Color Temp Capture × × × ×...
  • Page 109: Available Signal Systems

    Available Signal Systems 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 1440×576/50i* 2:1 Interlace 16:9/4:3 575/50I Rec.ITU-R 480/60I 720×487/59.94i 30/1.001...
  • Page 110 Total lines Active lines Frame rate Scanning Aspect Display on the Signal system Standard per frame per frame (Hz) format ratio monitor 16:9 SMPTE-274M 1080/60P 1920×1080/59.94P 1125 1080 60/1.001 Progressive 1080/59.94P** 2.39:1 1280×720/24P Progressive 16:9 SMPTE-296M 720/24P 720/24P 1280×720/23.98P 24/1.001 Progressive 16:9 SMPTE-296M...
  • Page 111: Available Signal Formats

    Available Signal Formats Input adaptor BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- Signal format Applied system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Standard 244CC Analog Composite Setup NTSC 487/59.94i × × × × SMPTE-170M level 576/50i × × × × PAL-M 487/59.94i × ×...
  • Page 112 BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- Signal format Applied system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Standard 244CC 1080/24*P × × × × 1080/25P × × × × SMPTE-274M 1080/30*P × × × × 720/60*P × × × × SMPTE-296M 720/50P × ×...
  • Page 113 BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- Signal format Applied system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Standard 244CC Single-link 4:2:2 YPbPr 10bit × × × SMPTE-292M YPbPr 10bit 10bit 1920×1080/30*P Dual-link 4:4:4 × × × a(2) SMPTE-372M YPbPr 12bit 12bit Single-link 4:2:2 YPbPr 10bit ×...
  • Page 114 BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- Signal format Applied system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Standard 244CC 4:4:4 YPbPr 10bit 4:4:4 10bit 1920×1080/ Single-link × × × × SMPTE-425-AB 30*PsF 4:4:4 YPbPr 12bit 4:4:4 12bit 4:4:4 YPbPr 10bit 4:4:4 10bit Single-link 1920×1080/24*P ×...
  • Page 115 BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- BKM- Signal format Applied system 220D 227W 229X 243HS/ 250TG Standard 244CC 4:4:4 10bit 2048×1080/ Single-link 4:4:4 12bit** × × × × 25PsF 4:4:4 12bit** 4:4:4 10bit Single-link 4:4:4 12bit** 2048×1080/25P × × × × 4:4:4 12bit** : Signal can be reproduced.
  • Page 116 ***: Pixel Repetition = 2 (transmit the same pixel twice) • The quantization range of the DVI input signal is set in the RGB Range menu (page 57). • The picture is not displayed correctly when the item (Video/Computer) selected in the DVI menu (page 52) of the Format menu does not correspond to the input signal.
  • Page 117 HDMI Interface sampling Aspect Signal format System Standard frequency ratio [MHz] HDMI 640 × 480/60*P 25.200* 720 × 480/60*P 27.027* 4:3/16:9 CEA-861 1280 × 720/60*P 74.250* 16:9 16:9 CEA-861 1920 × 1080/60*i 74.250* 2.39:1 720 (1440)*** × 480/60*i 27.027* 4:3/16:9 720 ×...
  • Page 118: Aperture Modification Frequency

    Aperture Modification Frequency DVI-D/HDMI Serial digital input Analog input input Signal system Composite SD-SDI 3G/HD-SDI Component (YP (Y/C) Input adaptor 576/50i 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 487/59.94i 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 5 MHz 576/50P 10 MHz 10 MHz 483/59.94P 10 MHz...
  • Page 119: Picture Display Size

    Picture Display Size 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 120 DVI-D Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...
  • Page 121 Native Scan Native Native Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect Scan ×1 Scan ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...
  • Page 122: Picture·frame Display

    Picture·Frame Display Input adaptor Black frame Signal system Interlace Display frame rate [Hz] insertion 720 × 576/50i 1440 × 576/50i** 720 × 487/59.94i 120/1.001 1440 × 487/59.94i** 120/1.001 1440 × 576/50P** × 1440 × 483/59.94P** × 120/1.001 1920 × 1080/24*PsF ×...
  • Page 123 DVI-D Black frame Signal system Interlace Display frame rate [Hz] insertion DVI Video 640 × 480/60*P × 120* 720 × 480/60*P × 120* 1280 × 720/60*P × 120* 1920 × 1080/60*i 120* 720(1440)** × 480/60*i 120* 720 × 576/50P × 1280 ×...
  • Page 124 Black frame Signal system Interlace Display frame rate [Hz] insertion 1280 × 1024/60P (SXGA) × × 1400 × 1050/60P (SXGA+) × × * : Also compatible with 1/1.001. **: Pixel Repetition = 2 (transmit the same pixel twice) Picture·Frame Display...
  • Page 125: Matrix/gamma Setting Table

    Matrix/Gamma Setting Table Input adaptor • M in the following table shows Matrix. • G in the following table shows Gamma. Matrix/Gamma ITU-R ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ Signal BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format system data setting...
  • Page 126 Matrix/Gamma ITU-R ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ Signal BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format system data setting SMPTE area Analog RGB** × × 1080/60*i × × 1080/50i × × 1080/24*PsF × × 1080/25PsF × × 1080/30*PsF ×...
  • Page 127 Matrix/Gamma ITU-R ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ Signal BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format system data setting SMPTE area × × Single-link 4:2:2 YPbPr 10bit × × YPbPr 10bit 1920 × 1080/ × × RGB** 10bit 30*PsF Dual-link 4:4:4...
  • Page 128 Matrix/Gamma ITU-R ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ Signal BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format system data setting SMPTE area DC 2048 × × × × × × 10bit*** RGB** × 1080 × × × × ×...
  • Page 129 Matrix/Gamma ITU-R ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ Signal BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format system data setting SMPTE area × × 4:4:4 YPbPr 10bit × × 4:4:4 RGB** 10bit 1920×1080/ Single-link 30*P × × 4:4:4 YPbPr 12bit ×...
  • Page 130 **: The internal fixed value applies to the transmission matrix of the RGB format and XYZ format. ***: 2048 × 1080 4:4:4 RGB format input signal is compatible with the input code 4-1019 (10bit) and 16-4079 (12bit). a: Selectable (the default setting) Blank column: The signal is selectable but the display may not be correct due to the input signal.
  • Page 131 Matrix/Gamma ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ ITU-R BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format System data setting SMPTE area DVI Computer fH: 28-75 kHz fV: 48-85 Hz DVI/ Single- Maximum × × 4:4:4 RGB** 8bit HDMI link resolution: Computer...
  • Page 132 HDMI • M in the following table shows Matrix. • G in the following table shows Gamma***. Matrix/Gamma ITU-R SMPTE D-Cine D-Cine xvYCC xvYCC User1 - Matrix/ ITU-R BT.709 BT.601 240M User5 Gamma Signal format System data setting SMPTE area 240M HDMI ×...
  • Page 133: Scan Mode Image

    Scan Mode Image Example: Scan images of available signal system when the input adaptor is installed For details of the picture display size, see page 119. • For setting of the Native Scan Mode menu, see Native Scan Mode (page 61) of the Display Setting menu. •...
  • Page 134 Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode image Native Scan Mode: Aspect Correction 720 × 487 720 × 576 Aspect 16:9 1440 × 487 1440 × 576 1440 × 483 Displayed the whole picture of the V direction by sliding the picture with the Displayed the whole picture of UP/DOWN...
  • Page 135 Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode image Over Scan Aspect: 16:9 (1.896:1*) 1920 × 1080 5% mask portion *When a 2048 × 1080 signal is input 1280 × 720 2048 × 1080 720 × 576 720 × 487 1440 ×...
  • Page 136: 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 Input Configuration See the Status menu (page 83) to confirm the display is not displayed.
  • Page 137 Symptom Assumed causes Remedy The signal is not displayed in black The signal is displayed in the interlace Set Interlace to Off (page 70). frame insertion mode. display mode. The 24P or 24PsF signal is displayed. The signal is not displayed in black frame insertion mode when the 24P or 24PsF signal is input.
  • Page 138: Dimensions

    *When the controller is attached with the Dimensions BKM-39H Front Unit: mm (inches) Front 436 (17 30 ( 438 (17 30 (1 328 (13) Side Side 16.7 ( 278.6 (11) 3-M4* 20.1 ( 10 ( 47 (1 97.1 (3 ) 99.5 (4) 147 (5 55.2 (2 170 (6...
  • Page 139: Connection Cable Specifications For Color Temperature Probes

    Connection Cable Specifications for Color Temperature Probes Specified cables are required to connect color temperature The following diagrams show pin assignments to connect probes to the monitor. the supplied connection cable for color temperature adjustment and optional D-sub 9-pin connector. Connection cable for color temperature adjustment (supplied) Mini DIN 8-pin connector (male) Color of cable core...
  • Page 140 Connection cable for DK-Technologies PM 5639/06 probe D-sub 9-pin connector (male) Mini DIN 8-pin connector (male) (optional) Signal Pin number Pin number Signal Connection cable for color temperature adjustment (supplied) Connection cable for X-Rite Eye-One Pro probe D-sub 9-pin connector (female) Mini DIN 8-pin connector (male) (optional) Signal...
  • Page 141: Inserting/ejecting The "memory Stick

    MagicGate is copyright protection technology developed • Be sure to insert the “Memory Stick” in the correct by Sony Corporation. direction. Forcing the “Memory Stick” in the wrong way may damage it. • Insert only the “Memory Stick” into the Memory Stick insertion slot.
  • Page 142 Micro”, “M2” and are trademarks or registered • You cannot record or erase data when the write-protect trademarks of Sony Corporation. tab on the “Memory Stick” is set to LOCK. • Image data may be damaged in the following cases: Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft –...
  • Page 143: 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 144 Menu Item Page Main menu Change Password System Configuration menu Channel Name Input Configuration menu Checkerboard Display Function menu Chroma Up Display Function menu Clip Indicator Display Function menu Closed Caption System Configuration menu Color Bar Adjustment menu Color Gamut Input Configuration menu Color Temp Input Configuration menu...
  • Page 145 Menu Item Page Main menu Function Key Controller menu Function Switch Display Function menu G Off Display Function menu Gamma Display Setting menu Gamut Error Display Display Function menu Group ID System Configuration menu H Delay Display Function menu H Position Display Function menu H Shift Adjustment menu...
  • Page 146 Menu Item Page Main menu Notification Reset Display Function menu NTSC Comb Filter Display Setting menu NTSC Setup Level Input Configuration menu On Screen Set System Configuration menu Operation Time Status menu Original Value Adjustment menu OSD Level System Configuration menu P&P Setting Display Function menu Parallel Remote...
  • Page 147 Menu Item Page Main menu Signal Level Display Function menu Display Function menu Slot No Input Configuration menu Slot Status Option 1 to Option 4 Status menu SNMP Setting System Configuration menu Controller menu Software Upgrade System Configuration menu Controller menu Software Version Status menu Standby Mode...
  • Page 149 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 150 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan BVM-L170 (WW) 2010.08 08 4-124-594-14(2) © 2008...

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