Your New BRAVIA® LCD HDTV
Congratulations! Your new BRAVIA® TV opens the door to the “Stunning HD Experience”.
This guide will explain how to get the most from your new High Definition TV.
Please take these steps before you power up your BRAVIA:
Register online at: http://productregistration.sony.com (from U.S.A.)
http://www.SonyStyle.ca/registration (from Canada)
Digital Color TV
Quick Setup Guide
■ Make sure you’ve removed all accessory contents from packaging.
Install 2 AA batteries (supplied separately) in your remote control.
Determine whether you will mount your TV on a wall or place it on the Table-Top
Stand. Sony wall-mounting brackets are designed to provide the best fit.
Give your TV 2 /8 inches (6 cm) of space behind it to properly ventilate.
You must get HD programming to experience the
stunning detail of HDTV.
The quality of the image you see on your BRAVIA can only be as high as the quality of
the signal it is receiving.
Contact your cable, satellite or HD Service provider to upgrade your service to HD.
Receive over-the-air HD broadcasts with an HD-quality antenna (www.antennaweb.org)
and discover the wealth of entertainment now available on super-high-resolution Blu-
To learn more about HDTV, visit:
Connecting to Your TV
Your BRAVIA TV must be properly connected to components such as sound system and
cable or satellite box.
Turn off and unplug all components before making connections.
Do not turn on the TV until connection setup is completed.
See reverse side of this poster for sample connection diagrams.
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High or Standard Definition Quality
1080p 1080i 720p
HDMI cable carries both
video and audio signals.
(* When HDMI is connected to
DVI with an adapter, a separate
audio L/R is necessary.)
Please Do Not Return
the Product to the Store
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Printed in China
KDL-46BX421 / 46BX420 / 40BX421 / 40BX420 / 32BX421 / 32BX420
KDL-32BX321 / 32BX320 / 22BX321 / 22BX320
HDMI 3 is available for KDL-46/40/32BX421, and other models (depending on your region/country).
Running Initial Setup 3 Watching Your TV
Select Your Content Source
Initial Setup instructions are displayed on the screen when your BRAVIA is powered on
for the first time.
Whether you are watching cable, satellite or broadcast TV; playing a VCR, DVD or Blu-ray
Disc; or connecting to your PC, you need to choose the correct input using your remote
Select the language for the OSD (on screen display).
Select the type of use.
Please select your language:
Press the INPUT button repeatedly until your selection is highlighted on-screen.
Adjust 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).
Connect either cable or antenna to your TV. You can
connect both using an A-B RF switch (not supplied).
Please select the type of use for this TV.
Retail" optimizes the picture for store display. "Home"
optimizes the picture for normal home use.
The 16:9 aspect ratio (common to most HD signals) looks perfect on your BRAVIA.
If you are not using the CABLE/ANTENNA connection to TV
for example, if using a cable or satellite box), you can cancel
the Auto Program by selecting Cancel.
First please connect cable or antenna.
Channels of the signal source (cable or antenna)
connected in step 3 are automatically scanned and
Allow 50+ minutes for completion.
Start auto program now?
The boxy 4:3 aspect ratio (common to most SD signals) must be adjusted to fill the screen.
If you did not follow the Initial Setup screen the first time
you turned on your TV, refer to your Operating Instructions
Analog Channels Found:
Digital Chennels Found:
To change the signal source setting (cable to antenna or vice
versa), press HOME and select Settings, Channel, Signal
Type to select signal source type, and then perform Auto
Please wait. Allow 50+ minutes for completion.
Press to cancel.
Press the WIDE button on your remote control to display the Wide Mode setting of
Customize Sound and Picture Quality
You can choose optimum sound and picture settings to match the content you are
displaying on your TV:
Press the remote control’s HOME button, then select the Picture and Sound settings to
To Do List
When the Initial Setup is completed, consider carrying out these items:
adjust the picture and sound quality of your content.
Set Closed Captions (CC)
Set Parental Lock
Label Video Inputs
Refer to your Operating Instructions Manual for more information on adjusting or
customizing your settings.
For details, refer to your BRAVIA Operating Instructions Manual.