The BRAVIA® Full HDTV Experience
Thank you for choosing Sony! Your new BRAVIA® TV opens the door
Enjoy some of the fun and entertaining features your BRAVIA TV is
to the “Full HDTV Experience.” This guide will help you get the most
out of your TV.
capable of delivering.
Complete the high-definition experience with a BRAVIA Sync™
surround sound system or A/V receiver from Sony.
BRAVIA Internet Video
Please take a moment to register your TV at:
View and access a variety of
streamed from the Internet via
your broadband connection (at
least 2.5 Mbps recommended).
Four Steps to a Full HD Experience
Set, Source, Sound, and Setup.
Install your TV and connect your sources. See the reverse side of this
guide for sample connection diagrams.
The following chart shows the high-definition (HD) and standard-
definition (SD) video formats supported by your BRAVIA TV inputs.
Now that you have made the best selection in LCD TV technology,
be sure to remove all accessory contents from the packaging before
setting up your TV.
BRAVIA Internet Widgets
Get quick access to real-time
news, entertainment and
interactivity with the push of
a button via your broadband
connection (at least 2.5 Mbps
To experience the stunning detail of your BRAVIA TV, you need
access to HD programming.
Upgrade your signal or content source to high-deꢀnition (HD) by
contacting your HD service provider.
Receive over-the-air HD broadcasts with an HD-quality antenna
connected directly to the back of your TV.
Visit www.antennaweb.org for more information on antenna
selection and setup.
For supported PC formats see the Operating Instructions.
Networked File Access
Sony Customer Support
Share your photos, music, and
video files from your DLNA
To help assure the highest quality for your HD experience, use Sony
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) cables.
Discover the wealth of entertainment now available on super-high
resolution Blu-ray Disc™ player and other Sony HD equipment.
To learn more about HDTV, visit:
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the Product to the Store
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Watching Your BRAVIA TV
Easily access your favorite
channels, inputs, TV Widgets,
photos, music, and video.
Before you begin, make sure that your cables are connected.
Connect an RF cable to the CABLE/ANTENNA input. To use the
networking features of your BRAVIA HDTV, connect an Ethernet LAN
cable to the LAN input. Both inputs are located on the back of your TV.
Select Your Content
Whether you are watching cable, satellite or broadcast TV; playing
a VCR, DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ player; connecting to your PC; or
accessing media files, you will need to properly connect your TV to
Screen Shape and Aspect Ratio
High-definition and standard-definition signals are transmitted with different
aspect ratios (the width-to-height ratio of the image).
The 16:9 aspect ratio
(common to most HD signals)
Select the Correct Input for Connected Equipment
Press INPUT repeatedly until your selection is highlighted on the
screen. Refer to the Operating Instructions for details on labeling
will fill the TV screen.
The first time you turn on your TV, the Initial Setup wizard will
appear and guide you through the Initial Setup of your TV.
TV Guide On Screen®
Select your preferred language.
The 4:3 aspect ratio
A customized program guide
allows you to search for
You will be guided through the following steps
to optimize your TV viewing experience.
(common to most SD signals)
may not look as clear as a
16:9 HD signal and may need
adjustment to fill the TV
Set your viewing environment to Home
programs faster and easier. The
Guide collects* and lists TV
programming information via
cable service (without a cable
box) or over-the-air antenna.
Set the region.
Set the current date and time.
Set up the TV’s tuner to search for
available digital and analog channels (if
using a cable or satellite box, select Skip
to skip the Auto Program).
Press WIDE to display the Wide Mode setting of your preference.
Select photos, music, video, and Widgets from the XMB™
Set up your home network to gain access to a variety of Internet
content and Widgets. Connect to a DLNA Certiꢀed™ media server or
Sony USB equipment to access photo, music, or video ꢀles.
PREV REPLAY ADVANCE NEXT
Set up the TV to work with your home
This TV includes a number of features such
as Power Saving, Light Sensor, and Idle TV
Adjust Picture and Sound Quality
TThVe XHMoB™me Menu: XMB (XrossMediaBar)
is an easy way to access the TV settings and fun features.
ꢁe Scene Select feature allows you to select from an array of
content media categories that will automatically set the picture and
sound settings best suited for the content you are viewing. Press
SCENE to display the feature. Use the ///buttons to
Press HOME to display the XMB , use the ///buttons to
navigate and highlight an icon, then press to select.
navigate to your selection and press
Learn more about your TV.
Read the Operating Instructions
Visit the online Reference Book at:
Cert no. SCS-COC-001395
*Enabling the TV Guide On Screen feature will increase the amount of time the TV is in Download
Acquisition Mode (DAM), see “Speciꢀcations” in the Operating Instructions.