Sony KDL-40BX421 Operating Instructions

Sony KDL-40BX421 Manual

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  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 1
    ... Started Operating the TV Using Features Using the Menus Other Information Sony Customer Support U.S.A.: www.sony.com/tvsupport Canada: www.sony.ca/support ... 1.800.222.SONY Canada 1.877.899.SONY Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store KDL-46BX421 / 46BX420 / 40BX421 / 40BX420 / 32BX421 / ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 2
    ... rear of the TV. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this TV. Model Name Serial No. Your BRAVIA TV is ENERGY STAR® qualified in the "Home" mode. It meets ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 3
    ... Important Notices ...58 Specifications ...59 Index ...61 Customer Support United States http://www.sony.com/tvsupport Canada http://www.sony.ca/support On-line Registration United States http://productregistration.sony.com Canada http://www.SonyStyle.ca/registration 3
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 4
    ... Welcome to the World of BRAVIA® Thank you for choosing this Sony BRAVIA® high-definition television. Use ...BRAVIA The quality of the image you see on your BRAVIA TV is only as good as the quality of the signal ...receives. To experience the stunning detail of your new BRAVIA TV, you need access to HD ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 5
    ...: ➢ BRAVIA® SyncTM: Allows your BRAVIA TV to communicate with other Sony equipment supporting the Control for HDMI function (page 23). ➢ Digital Media Accessibility: Use ... icons to access photo, music, and video files from Sony USB equipment (page 27). ➢ PIP (Picture in ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 6
    Getting Started Setting Up Your TV Some TV models are packaged with a detached Table-Top Stand so you can mount your TV to a wall right away. If you are not mounting the TV to a wall, you will need to attach the Table-Top Stand. You will need a Phillips screwdriver and the ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 7
    ...IN (RGB) *1 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. *2 HDMI IN 3 is available for KDL-46/40/32BX421, and other models (depending on your region/country). (Continued) 7
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 8
    ... PB, PR for video signals and also connect the audio L (mono) and R for audio signal. This TV can auto detect and switch between the VIDEO 1 and COMPONENT when ... (YPBPR) connection is required to view 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p video formats. 1080/24p is available only with HDMI connection. 8
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 9
    ...area) along with standard-definition analog programming. This TV is capable of receiving unscrambled digital programming ...only) 75-ohm coaxial cable Rear of TV CABLE/ANTENNA Getting Started • It is strongly .... A/B RF Switch Cable Antenna A B Rear of TV CABLE/ANTENNA • Be sure to set the Signal...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 10
    ... programming by subscribing to a high-definition cable service or a high-definition satellite service. For the best possible picture, make sure you connect this equipment to your TV via the HDMI or component video (with audio) input ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 11
    Shown with Component Connection CATV/Satellite antenna cable Rear of TV HD cable box/ HD satellite box Getting Started AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) PR (red) PB (blue) Y (green) Component video cable Audio cable • If your equipment has a DVI output and not an HDMI output, connect the DVI ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 12
    ... for your PC by connecting an HD15-HD15 cable connection as shown below. This TV can also be connected to a PC with a DVI or HDMI output. (Refer to the separate Quick Setup Guide.) Rear of TV HD15-HD15 cable (analog RGB) Audio cable (stereo mini plugs) • Connect the PC IN ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 13
    ...USB Blu-ray Disc Player/ "PS3" DVD player Digital satellite receiver Digital cable box Audio system • Refer to the Quick Setup Guide (supplied) when connecting other equipment to your TV. 13
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 14
    When Installing the TV Against a Wall or Enclosed Area Make sure that your TV has adequate ventilation. ... the set. Never install the TV set as follows: Air circulation is blocked. Air circulation is blocked. Wall Wall • Inadequate ventilation can lead to overheating of the TV and may cause TV ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 15
    Securing the TV Sony strongly recommends taking measures to prevent the TV from toppling over. ...or even death. Preventing the TV from Toppling Secure the TV to a wall and/or stand. Do not allow... side of the angle brace to the wall stud. • attach the other side to the TV stand. Angle braces Stand...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 16
    ... the rope or chain. An alternative way to secure the TV is with an optional Sony Support Belt Kit. M4 × ... (not supplied) Rope or chain (not supplied) • Contact Sony Customer Support to obtain the optional Support ... your TV model name. For United States call: 1-800-488-7669 or visit: www.sony.com/...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 17
    ... Setup Please select your language: 1 Turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen will Getting Started ... Español Français appear. 2 Use the remote control buttons described below to navigate ...Initial Setup Please select the type of use for this TV. "Retail" optimizes the picture for store display. ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 18
    ... objects are blocking the path between the remote control and the IR sensor on your TV. • Fluorescent lamps can interfere with your remote control; try turning off the fluorescent lamps. • If you are having problems with the remote control, reinsert or replace your batteries and make ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 19
    Remote Control Button Description Button Description 1 2 3 Press to display the list of External Inputs and TV .... See page 26. 2 SYNC Press to display the BRAVIA Sync Menu and then select connected ... all Control for HDMI equipment). Some other buttons on the remote control may also operate BRAVIA® ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 20
    ... the screen when displaying menu items and settings. Press to display the menu with TV functions and settings. See "Using the Menus" on page 28. When the colored buttons are available, an operation guide appears on the screen. • When you set Scene Select to Photo, Music, ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 21
    ...+ to restore the sound. Press to turn on and off the TV. Press repeatedly to cycle through the available Wide ... forth between two channels and external inputs. The TV alternates between the current/last channel or external input selected. Operating the TV 8 qg V/v/B/b 9 0 qa qj qh OPTIONS qk qj ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 22
    ...sensor, doing so may affect its function. Receives IR signal from the remote control. Lights up in orange when the sleep timer/Picture Frame ...the external inputs labels and the Skip feature, see page 40. • The CH + button has a tactile dot. Use it as a reference when operating the TV. • Make sure...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 23
    ... turns the connected video camera off when you switch the TV to standby mode. 1 Press HOME and select Settings, then ... connected equipment, refer to their instruction manuals. • When specific Sony equipment compatible with Control for HDMI (BRAVIA Sync) is connected, BRAVIA sync is automatically ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 24
    ...PC in full screen, and a TV program or other external input (see below "To Enter PIP" table) in an inset window. (Closed Captions (CC) is not available...VIDEO IN 1/2, HDMI IN (video timing) HDMI IN (PC timing) TV channel (CABLE/ANTENNA), VIDEO IN 1/2, COMPONENT IN 1 Press...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 25
    ... screen. This is due to the signals your TV receives. You can manually select available Wide Mode settings as you watch your TV by pressing the WIDE button on your remote control or you can... can also be added using the OPTIONS button on the remote control. • Your Favorites list will be cleared each...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 26
    ...also available for the PC settings. When a PC is connected to the TV and PC input is selected, you ...label it as Skip. When you assign Skip, your TV will skip over this input when you press ...adjust the display position and phase of the picture when the TV receives an input signal from the connected PC....
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 27
    ... can enjoy photo/music/video files stored in a Sony digital still camera or camcorder through a ...USB device. The data on the USB device may be damaged. • Sony will not be held liable for any damage to,...file name and folder name support only English. • When you connect a Sony digital still camera,...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 28
    ... media files. Navigating through TV Menus 1 Press 2, 3 options. on the remote control to display the menu 2...your photo, music, and video files from Sony USB connected equipment. Be sure to select ...contains all of the necessary configurations to customize your TV settings. The options you can select ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 29
    Using the Picture Settings Option Description Picture Mode Displays the options selected in the Scene Select settings (page 20). When Scene Customized picture Select is set to General, the options below can be selected. viewing Vivid Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness. Standard ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 30
    Option Description Advanced Settings Reset Adv. Contrast Enhancer Resets the advanced settings to the default values. Automatically adjusts backlight and contrast to the most suitable settings judging from the brightness of the screen. This setting is especially effective for dark scenes, and ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 31
    ... sound mode. Sound Mode includes options best suited for video and photographs, respectively. ... select the suitable surround effects depending on the genre of TV program (movie, sport, music, etc.) ... mono Auto SAP Select to automatically switch the TV to second audio programs programs when a signal is...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 32
    ...to may be broadcasted in a different language in the alternate audio streams. Speakers TV Speakers Select to use ... Select to use an external audio system for the TV sound. By selecting this option you are disabling ..., MTS Audio and Alternate Audio by using the OPTIONS button on the remote control. 32
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 33
    ... cut off Display Area Full Pixel (available depending on the TV model). +1 Displays pictures in their original size. Normal Displays pictures in their recommended size. -1 ... is not available when you are watching a 720p, 1080i or 1080p source. • If 4:3 Default is set to anything but Off, ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 34
    Option Description PC Settings When a PC is connected to the TV and the PC input is selected, the PC ... position and phase of the Adjustment picture when the TV receives an input signal from the connected PC.... with certain input signals. In such cases, manually adjust the options below. Phase Adjust...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 35
    ... if you are receiving cable channels via Cable TV provider. Select if you are using an antenna. Automatically sets up the channel list on the TV for all receivable channels. 1 Select Auto Program. ... you to fine-tune the selected analog channel manually if you feel that a slight tuning adjustment ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 36
    ... you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels. Use 0-9 on the remote control to enter a four-digit password. The first time ...+, 13 ans+, TV-14 Custom Select to set ratings manually. U.S.: See page 37 for details. Canada: See page 38 ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 37
    US Models: Selecting Custom Parental Lock Rating Options To select custom rating ...17 or under allowed. NC-17 and X TV Rating Age-Based Ratings Block ...TV-Y All children. their rating, content TV-Y7 Directed to children age 7 and ...-14 Parents strongly cautioned. TV-MA Mature audience only. Content-Based ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 38
    Canadian Models: Selecting Custom Parental Lock Rating Options To select custom rating options for Canada, select Canada in the ... the parental control feature. To reactivate the Parental Lock settings, turn off the TV. When the TV is turned on again, your Parental Lock settings are reactivated. 38
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 39
    ...Auto Start Closed Captions (CC) Select On to start photo playback automatically when the TV is turned on and a digital still camera or other device containing photo... can turn on Closed Captions (CC) options (On, Off or On when Muting) by pressing the CC button on the remote control. (Continued) 39
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 40
    ... 60, 90, or 120) that you would like the TV to remain on before shutting off automatically. ... channel and external inputs are changed or when DISPLAY on the remote control is pressed. Label Video Allows ... the INPUT button. • The Skip label is useful for inputs to which no equipment is connected. 40
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 41
    ... allow adjustment to any of the Picture settings. Lock Product Contact Sony Sony contact information is available on this screen for your Support convenience. TV specific information such as Model Name, Serial Number, Software Version and downloadable ratings (if available ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 42
    ... Lock will not be affected by this Initial Setup. If you wish to return your TV to factory settings, please see the Troubleshooting section on page 57. Select On to play sound when the TV is turned on. Select Off to disable it. • Favorite channel ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 43
    ...disable this function. Press other buttons to disable it. Idle TV Select to automatically power off ... when no buttons are pressed on the Standby remote control or the TV. Select Off to disable this function... Off Select On to automatically power off the TV when no input signal is detected for a certain...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 44
    ... PC according to the chart below. For KDL-32BX321/KDL-32BX320/KDL-22BX321/KDL-22BX320 Resolution Signals ... 60 60 Standard VGA VESA Guidelines VESA Guidelines VESA VESA VESA For KDL-46BX421/KDL-46BX420/KDL-40BX421/KDL-40BX420/KDL-32BX421/KDL-32BX420 Resolution Signals VGA SVGA XGA WXGA Horizontal ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 45
    ... the box as packaged. Some larger size TV may require removing the Table-Top Stand; refer to the instructions ...Bracket designed for your TV and the installation should be performed by a Sony dealer or licensed contractor. • Follow the instruction guide provided with the Wall-Mount Bracket for your ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 46
    ...sold separately). Please provide this installation information as well as the instruction supplied with SU-WL500 or SU-WL100 Wall-Mount Bracket to your installer. To Sony Dealers and Licensed Contractors To avoid injury and property damage, read these instructions...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 47
    .... Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. Dimension Table Other Information Screen center point Unit: mm (inches) TV Model KDL-46BX421 KDL-46BX420 KDL-40BX421 KDL-40BX420 KDL-32BX421 KDL-32BX420 KDL-32BX321 KDL-32BX320 TV Dimensions A 1,120...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 48
    ... hole on the rear of the TV as illustrated. Tab Mounting Hook Screw and Hook Locations Diagram/Table TV Model KDL-46BX421/KDL-46BX420/ KDL-40BX421/KDL-40BX420 KDL-32BX421/KDL-32BX420/ KDL-32BX321/KDL-32BX320 Screw location d, g e, g ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 49
    ... location When installing the Mounting Hooks on the TV. When installing the TV onto Base Bracket. Wall TV 3 Adjust the angle of the Mounting Hook. Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. Other Information 4 Remove the screws guided by the arrow ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 50
    5 Lift the TV off the Table-Top Stand. Make sure that you carry out this task with at least two or three .... Step 5: Installing the TV on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. ~ • When you put the TV back on the Table-Top Stand, reverse the above steps. • When moving the TV, do not ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 51
    For SU-WL100 (KDL-22BX321/22BX320 only) Step 1: Checking the parts required for the installation Open the Wall-Mount Bracket package and...to the Instructions for SU-WL100. Dimension Table Other Information Screen center point Unit: mm (inches) TV Model KDL-22BX321 KDL-22BX320 TV Dimensions A 551 (...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 52
    Step 5: Preparing the TV for wall mount installation Follow the steps below to prepare for installing.... 1 Disconnect all the cables from the TV. 2 Align the holes on the left Mounting Hook with the corresponding holes... to the TV using two screws (supplied with SU-WL100). Screw (+PSW 4 × 12) Mounting...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 53
    ... rear of the TV. Secure them to the TV using two screws (supplied with SU-WL100). Screw (+PSW 4 × 12) Mounting Hook Other Information Step 6: Installing the TV on the Base Plate Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL100. 1 Connect the cables to the corresponding inputs ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 54
    ... connections. If you have questions, service needs, or require technical assistance related to the use of your Sony TV even after you read this operating instructions manual, contact the following: For US Support: http://www.sony.com...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 55
    ... the signal content. See Quick Setup Guide as viewed at the store (supplied) to display the best possible picture for that signal. Broadcast HD formats have • ... picture • Verify that the Video1/Component Selection (see page 40) is set to the current input type in use. We suggest...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 56
    .../Solution BRAVIA Sync Cannot find connected BRAVIA Sync HDMI device Second A/V receiver is not listed on... for HDMI is set up on both the TV and the optional device compatible with BRAVIA Sync (see page 23). • Only one A/V receiver may be used with the BRAVIA Sync and Control for HDMI functions at ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 57
    ... • To determine if the problem is with the remote control or not, press a button on the TV. • Check the polarity ..., especially during fastmotion or dark scenes Remote control does not operate • Some... of the screen are added by the broadcaster. You can manually change the Wide Mode to Wide Zoom...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 58
    ... Notices Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model: KDL-46BX421/KDL-46BX420/ KDL-40BX421/KDL-40BX420/KDL-32BX421/ KDL-32BX420/KDL-32BX321/...-Mount Bracket with your TV model. Sony TV Model No. KDL-46BX421/ KDL-46BX420/ KDL-40BX421/ KDL-40BX420/ KDL-32BX421/ KDL-...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 59
    ....) Supplied accessories common to all models individual models Optional accessories 46BX421 46BX420 40BX421 40BX420 32BX421 32BX420 110-240 V AC, 50/60...Stand installation guide (1)/Table-Top Stand (1 set) Screw (7) Connecting cables / Support Belt Kit / Wall-Mount Bracket:...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 60
    ... with 240 V AC less than 0.35 W AC less than 0.40 W 31.5 22 (32 class) 1,388 dots (horizontal) × ... (1)/Software License (1)/Stand installation guide (1)/Table-Top Stand (1 set) Screw (7) Connecting cables / Support Belt Kit / Wall-Mount Bracket: SU-WL100 (KDL-22BX321/BX320 only), SU-WL500 (except ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 61
    ...buttons 21 4:3 Default 33 I Idle TV Standby 43 Info Banner 40 Infrared Receiver (IR... 43 Auto Wide 33 AV Setup 40 J JUMP button 21 L Label Channels 35 ... 35 Signal Type 35 Sleep Timer 40 Sound Mode 31 Speaker 22 Speakers ... Timer ( ) LED 22 Treble 31 Troubleshooting 54-57 TV Rating 37 M Movie Rating...
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    For Your Convenience Online Registration: Be sure to register your TV. United States Canada http://productregistration.sony.com http://www.SonyStyle.ca/registration 4-270-476-11(3) © 2011 Sony Corporation Printed in Mexico



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