Sony KDL-40BX421 Operating Instructions

Sony KDL-40BX421 Manual

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  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 1
    ... BRAVIA® Getting 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/... 1.800.222.SONY Canada 1.877.899.SONY Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store KDL-46BX421 / 46BX420 / ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 2
    ... upon your Sony dealer regarding this TV. Model Name Serial No. Your BRAVIA TV... Disc is a trademark. "BRAVIA" and , BRAVIA Sync, and or registered marks of Sony Corporation. are trademarks "... trademark and "PS3" is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The 32 class has a 31.5 ...
  • 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
    ... Highlights Your BRAVIA comes with many convenient features, such as: ➢ BRAVIA® SyncTM: Allows your BRAVIA TV to communicate with other Sony equipment supporting the Control for HDMI function (page 23). ➢ Digital Media Accessibility: Use the ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 6
    ...with a detached Table-Top Stand so you can mount your TV to a wall right away. If you are not mounting the TV ...people. • Correct hand placement while carrying the TV is very important for safety and to avoid damage. KDL-22BX321/KDL-22BX320 • Ensure your TV has adequate ventilation, see page 14....
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 7
    ... *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
    ... picture, make sure you connect this equipment to your TV via the HDMI or component video (with audio) input located... HDMI Connection CATV/Satellite antenna cable Rear of TV HD cable box/ HD satellite box HDMI.../Satellite antenna cable DVI-to-HDMI cable Rear of TV HD cable box/ HD satellite box Audio...
  • 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
    ...a Wall or Enclosed Area Make sure that your TV has adequate ventilation. Allow enough space ...the TV as shown below. Avoid operating the TV at temperatures below 41 °F (5 °C). Installed with stand 11 7 ...this much space around the set. Never install the TV set as follows: Air circulation is blocked. ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 15
    Securing the TV Sony strongly recommends taking measures to prevent the TV from toppling over. ... children. Getting Started Recommended Measures to Secure the TV Consider the following measures when securing your TV ...the TV stand can adequately support the weight of the TV. Use two angle braces (not ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 16
    ... slack in the rope or chain. An alternative way to secure the TV is with an optional Sony Support Belt Kit. M4 × 16 mm machine screw (not supplied) Screw hole ... supplied) • Contact Sony Customer Support to obtain the optional Support Belt Kit by providing your TV model name. For ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 17
    ... Setup Please select your language: 1 Turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen will Getting Started ... settings. • Connect either your cable or antenna to the TV (you can connect both using an...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
    Operating the TV Using the Remote Control To Insert Batteries into the Remote Control Insert two ... control directly at the IR sensor located on your TV. • Make sure that no objects are blocking the ...the remote control and the IR sensor on your TV. • Fluorescent lamps can interfere with your remote...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 19
    ... See page 26. 2 SYNC Press to display the BRAVIA Sync Menu and then select connected... buttons are used to control the equipment Control connected to the TV by using the Control for HDMI function (not ... chapter mark (if any) or from the beginning of the live TV cache. x (stop): Press to stop playback. ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 20
    Button Description 4 SCENE 4 5 6 7 5 RETURN 6 HOME/ MENU 7 Colored buttons Optimizes picture and sound quality by selecting... 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...
  • 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
    ... set to Picture Off. Lights up in red when the TV is in standby mode. Lights up in green when ... TV is turned on. Press to turn on and off the TV. Press to scan through channels. To scan quickly... confirming the selection or setting. Press to display menu with TV functions and settings (see "Using the...
  • 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
    ... a picture from a connected PC in full screen, and a TV program or other external input (see below "To...) To Enter PIP PIP Supported Inputs In main window In sub window PC TV channel (CABLE/...IN 1/2, HDMI IN (video timing) HDMI IN (PC timing) TV channel (CABLE/ANTENNA), VIDEO IN 1/2, COMPONENT IN 1 ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 25
    ... picture fill the full 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 set your TV to Auto Wide. To set Auto Wide Press HOME and select ...
  • 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
    ...to your frequently used items, such as preferred TV channels or external inputs (e.g. game console, ... your photo, music, and video files from Sony USB connected equipment. Be sure to select the ... contains all of the necessary configurations to customize your TV settings. The options you can select may...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 29
    ... color intensity. Hue Adjust to increase or decrease the green tones. Color Cool Select to give the white colors a... tint. Temperature Neutral Select to give the white colors a neutral tint. White adjustment Warm 1/Warm Select to give the white colors a reddish tint. Warm 2 gives a redder 2 tint than ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 30
    ...balance between bright and dark areas of the picture. Clear White Emphasizes white colors. Select from High, Low and Off. Live Color Makes colors more... from High, Medium, Low and Off. White Balance Adjusts the color temperature in detail. • Available Picture options, including options in Advanced ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 31
    ...to select the suitable surround effects depending on the genre of TV program (movie, sport, music, etc.) or...and mono Auto SAP Select to automatically switch the TV to second audio programs programs when a signal is received. If no SAP signal is present, the TV remains in Stereo mode. Mono Select for ...
  • 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
    ... picture are cut off Display Area Full Pixel (available depending on the TV model). +1 Displays pictures in their original size. Normal Displays pictures ... Menus • Normal is not available when you are watching a 720p, 1080i or 1080p source. • If 4:3 Default is set to anything but Off, the Wide ...
  • 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
    ...Parental Lock settings allow you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and ...13 Canada: 14+, 13 ans+, TV-14 Custom Select to set ratings manually. U.S.: See page 37 ... and the menu will no longer be available until the TV is tuned to a channel that contains downloadable ratings. ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 37
    .... No one 17 or under allowed. NC-17 and X TV Rating Age-Based Ratings Block programs by TV-Y All children. their rating, content TV-Y7 Directed to children age 7 and older. or ...guidance suggested. TV-14 Parents strongly cautioned. TV-MA Mature audience only. Content-Based Ratings FV Fantasy...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 38
    ... programs by entering your password. Press when tuned to a blocked program, then enter the password. This temporarily deactivates 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
    ...CC) Select On to start photo playback automatically when the TV is turned on and a digital still camera ...turned off. On when Closed Captions (CC) is turned on when the TV is Muting muted. Analog CC Allows ... Size Character Style 1-7 Style Character Color 1-8 Color Character Solid, Translucent Opacity ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 40
    ...45, 60, 90, or 120) that you would like the TV to remain on before shutting off automatically. Select ... Video Allows you to identify A/V equipment you connected to the TV, such as Inputs a VCR, DVD, etc. For...to select the label. Video1/ Select Auto to have the TV detect and switch between the Video 1 ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 41
    ... of your connected equipment with your TV remote control. • Some equipment with Control for HDMI does not support the Device Control feature.... Picture settings. Lock Product Contact Sony Sony contact information is available on this screen for your Support convenience. TV specific information such ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 42
    ...you missed the Initial Setup when you first connected the TV or if you want to scan all receivable ... Initial Setup. If you wish to return your TV to factory settings, please see the ... 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 ...no buttons are pressed on the Standby remote control or the TV. Select Off to disable this function. Auto... 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
    ... IN After connecting the PC to the TV, set the output signal from the PC according to the chart below. For KDL-32BX321/KDL-32BX320/KDL-22BX321/KDL-22BX320 Resolution Signals VGA SVGA...VESA For KDL-46BX421/KDL-46BX420/KDL-40BX421/KDL-40BX420/KDL-32BX421/KDL-32BX420 Resolution Signals ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 45
    ...you use the WallMount Bracket designed for your TV and the installation should be performed by a Sony dealer or licensed contractor. • Follow the instruction guide provided with ...cause it to fall, etc. Min. - 26 TV: 6.5-10 mm 32 TV - Max.: 8-12 mm Other Information Screw ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 46
    ...WL100 Wall-Mount Bracket to your installer. To Sony Dealers and Licensed Contractors To avoid... these instructions carefully. Periodic inspection and maintenance is highly recommended to ensure that TV... Bracket, the space between the wall and the TV will be 6 cm (2 3/8 inches). Use this space to route...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 47
    ... 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 (44 1/8) 988 (39) 800 (31 1/2) Screen Length for ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 48
    ... 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 Hook location b c 48
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 49
    ... Hook 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. ...4 Remove the screws guided by the arrow marks Do not remove any other screws from the TV. ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 50
    ... three people (see page 6 for details). Do not attempt to lift the TV by yourself. Step 5: Installing the TV on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL500. ~ • When you put the ...-Top Stand, reverse the above steps. • When moving the TV, do not squeeze the bottom of the front panel ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 51
    For SU-WL100 (KDL-22BX321/22BX320 only) Step 1: Checking the parts required for the installation Open ...point Unit: mm (inches) TV Model KDL-22BX321 KDL-22BX320 TV Dimensions A 551 (... least four times that of the TV. Step 4: Installing the Base Plate on the wall Refer to the Instructions for SU-WL100...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 52
    ... wall mount installation Follow the steps below to prepare for installing the TV. 1 Disconnect all the cables ... Hook with the corresponding holes on the rear of the TV. Secure them to the TV using two screws (... Hook Hook locations diagram Install the TV onto the location "b" of the Base Plate. ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 53
    ... (+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 on the rear of the TV. For details on the cable connection, see "Connecting ...
  • 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
    ...undamaged antenna cable. Blurry picture / Poor color • Transporting the TV from a cold to a warm location or a sudden change ... resulting in a blurry picture or poor color. Turn off your TV and wait a few hours... 21). • Set Speakers to TV Speakers in the Sound settings (see page 32). If it is set to...
  • 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
    ... Black bands appear at the edges of the screen • To determine if the problem is with the remote control or not, press a button on the TV. • Check the polarity of the batteries or replace the batteries. • Point the remote control at the remote ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 58
    ... SONY Model: KDL-46BX421/KDL-46BX420/ KDL-40BX421/KDL-40BX420/KDL-32BX421/ KDL-32BX420/KDL-32BX321/... following Sony Wall-Mount Bracket with your TV model. Sony TV Model No. KDL-46BX421/ KDL-46BX420/ KDL-40BX421/ KDL-40BX420/ KDL-32BX421/ KDL-32BX420/ KDL-32BX321/ KDL-32BX320 Sony Wall-Mount Bracket ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 59
    ...24p Audio: Two channel linear PCM 32, 44.1 and 48 kHz, 16,... coverage Panel system Speaker output (except KDL-22BX321/BX320) Speaker output (KDL-22BX321/BX320 only) Input/Output jacks CABLE/ANTENNA VIDEO IN 1/2 COMPONENT... accessories 46BX421 46BX420 40BX421 40BX420 32BX421 32BX420 110-240 V AC, 50...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 60
    ...0.35 W AC less than 0.40 W 31.5 22 (32 class) 1,388 dots (horizontal) × 768 lines (vertical)...Support Belt Kit / Wall-Mount Bracket: SU-WL100 (KDL-22BX321/BX320 only), SU-WL500 (except KDL-22BX321/22BX320) • Optional accessories availability depends on its stock. • Design and specifications are ...
  • Sony KDL-40BX421 | Operating Instructions - Page 61
    Index 0-9 buttons 21 4:3 Default 33 I Idle TV Standby 43 Info Banner 40 Infrared ... 42 INPUT button 19, 22 Installing the TV on a wall 45, 46 A Add Digital Channels 35 Advanced Settings 30 Alternate Audio 32 Analog Fine Tune 35 AUDIO ... Sound Mode 31 Speaker 22 Speakers 32 Standby (1) LED 22 Start-up ...
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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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