Inputs and Outputs Notes
NTSC/ATSC/QAM Tuners: The TV is
equipped with an analog NTSC tuner, a digital ATSC tuner, and a digital QAM
tuner for receiving unscrambled digital cable channels. It is not CableCARD
compatible. You do not need to connect an external HDTV set-top box in order to
receive High-Definition programming.
Native Resolution: The KDL-19M4000 has a native resolution
of 1440 x 900. The TV's HDMI input and component video
input can accept 480i, 480p, 720p, and 1080i signals. The HDMI input will also
Screen Modes: You can choose
from the following Screen Modes:
- Wide Mode:
- Wide Zoom: fills screen with minimum distortion
- Normal: displays 4:3 picture in original size when the
original source is 4:3
- Full: enlarges the picture horizontally to fill the screen
when the original source is 4:3; when the original source is 16:9,
select this mode to enlarge the picture vertically to fill the display
- 16:9: displays 16:9 picture in original size
- Zoom: enlarges the original picture without distorting the
- 4:3 Default:
- Wide Zoom: enlarges the 4:3 picture to fill the display area,
keeping the original image as much as possible
- Full: enalrges the 4:3 picture horizonatlaly only, to fill
the display area
- 16:9: enlarges the picture to 16:9 aspect ratio
- Zoom: enlarges the picture horizontally and vertically to an
equal aspect ratio that fills the wide screen
- Auto Wide: screen automatically changes to the screen mode that
is best suited for the current program
Picture Mode: The TV has three picture modes.
- Vivid: enhances picture
contrast and sharpness
- Standard: displays a
standard picture for typical viewing environments
manually adjust Picture Contrast, Brightness, Color, or Hue
Advanced Picture Setting:
In addition the television offers the following advanced picture functions.
- Noise Reduction: reduces the noise level of connected equipment and the Cable/Antenna input
- Sharpness: adjust to sharpen or soften the picture
- Color Temperature: adjusts the TV's color temperature to Cool,
Neutral, or Warm
CineMotion: This feature
automatically detects film content and applies a reveres 3-2 pulldown process so
moving pictures will appear cleaner and more natural looking.
Power Save: You can reduce
the power consumption of the television by adjusting the TV's backlight
brightness from Off, Low, or High. This also enhances the television's black
Sound Mode: The Sony LCD TV
allows you to select from the following Sound Modes.
- Standard: standard
sound optimized for home use
- Clear Voice: enhances
the voice sound, recommended fro television news and documentary programs
- Custom: allows you to
customize Treble and Bass sound settings
Favorite Channel: This feature
allows you to store and quickly access 8 of your favorite channels.
Channel Label: This
function allows you assign labels to channel numbers. You can create up to a 7
Input Label: Each of the seven
video inputs can be labeled with names (VCR, DVD, Satellite, etc.) instead of
video 1, video 2, video 3, etc. You can select from the following labels: DVD,
VCR, Blu-Ray, Cable Box, Satellite, DVR, Game, Camcorder or Skip (this input is
skipped when you press the TV/Video button on the remote control).
Sleep Timer: The sleep timer switches the television off
after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 15, 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.
Parental Lock: You can select a viewing limitation based on the TV and movie ratings. Three presets are
available (Child, Youth, and Y. Adult) or the limitation can be customized to
specific industry ratings. You can select controls based on USA ratings or
Canadian ratings. The control is accessed and protected by a 4-digit
Channel/External Input Block: This feature allows you to block channels
or the television's external inputs regardless of
Remote: The television comes supplied with an IR-wireless remote
control designed to operate only the functions of the TV.
Removable Stand: The
display comes with a tabletop stand which comes already attached to the TV. The
stand allows the TV to be tilted up or down 5-degrees. The TV weighs 17.2 lbs with the stand attached.
Sony recommends anchoring the television to a wall with optional hardware to
prevent the television from tipping over.
Optional Wall Mount Brackets:
The TV can be wall-mounted using an optional universal wall-mount bracket once
the television's stand and handle are removed. The TV has 4 threaded screw holes
with a horizontal spacing of 100mm and a vertical spacing is 100mm. The screw
holes accept 4mm screws. These threaded inserts are located behind the
television's removable handle. The TV weighs 15.2 lbs without the stand and
Integrated Handle: The television's integrated handle allows the TV to
moved and carried easily to different locations in your home or office. The
integrated handle must be removed to wall-mount the television.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI: The KDL-19M4000 features a single HDMI
left and right RCA audio jacks. The HDMI (High-Definition
Multimedia Interface) terminals provide an uncompressed, all-digital audio/video
interface. With an HDMI-to-DVI cable, you can
connect the TV to a DVI-equipped A/V component. When connecting to a
DVI-equipped component, the RCA audio inputs are used. The HDMI input
will accept 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals. You can also connect a
PC with an HDMI output.
Component Video Inputs: The single component video input will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
PC Input (RGB): A 15-pin HD15
jack allows you to connect your personal computer to the display. There is also
a corresponding stereo mini-jack (3.5mm) for the computer's audio signal.
Side Panel AV Inputs: For convenience, there is an A/V input on the left
side panel of the TV. Included are stereo RCA inputs and a composite and S-video
Headphone Jack: Along with the
A/V input on the left side of the TV, there is a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack.
When headphones are plugged into the TV, the speakers are muted.
These stereo RCA audio jacks allow you to
listen to the TV's audio through your stereo system.
Digital Audio Output: This optical digital audio output feeds a digital audio signal from a tuned digital channel
to a component compatible with Dolby Digital and/or PCM signals.
USB Port: There is a USB port on the rear-panel of the television
labeled "Service Only".