Flat Screen: Sony's
flat glass panel delivers images that are virtually distortion free and helps to
eliminate screen glare.
Auto 16:9 Enhanced Mode
(V-Compression): This set uses a special technique that gives you
maximum picture quality when using anamorphic sources, such as some DVDs. When
using an anamorphic source, the height of each scanning line is compressed for
33% better resolution, giving you the benefit of all 480 scanning lines.
DynaBlack Picture Enhancement:
This feature improves contrast and sharpens image detail. You can choose a
DynaBlack setting of Low, High, or Off.
10-bit 3D Digital Comb Filter:
Sony's 10-bit 3D digital comb filter analyzes picture information horizontally,
vertically and over time. You will get high resolution under most picture
conditions. 10-bit signal processing renders superb gray-scale gradation,
resulting in superior picture detail.
ClearEdge VM Velocity Modulation
Scanning: This system separates the object and its background, producing
clearer edges, better picture depth and improved overall picture quality. You
can select Low, High, or Off.
Dynamic Focus Circuitry: This
Dynamic Focus Circuitry adjusts the picture during each scanning line for
consistent corner-to-corner sharpness.
Dynamic Picture Processor: The
Dynamic Picture Processor maintains image detail in the very bright and dark
areas of each scene.
(PIP): This feature allows you to watch two programs at once using the
television's internal tuners. One program is displayed in the main window, while
the second program is displayed in a secondary PIP window. The secondary PIP
window size can be set to 1/9, 1/16, or Off. You can move the location of the
secondary PIP window to any of the four corners on the screen. In addition, you
can alternate sound between the main program and the program in the secondary
PIP window. Using the Swap function, you can instantly switch the main program
with the secondary program. The Freeze function allows you to freeze the program
in the secondary PIP window, while the main program continues to play.
Favorite Channel: This feature
allows you to store and quickly access 8 of your favorite channels.
Video Mode: You can select
Vivid, Movie, Sports, or Standard. The Vivid setting enhances picture contrast
and sharpness. The Movie setting displays a finely detailed picture for
low-light environments. The Sports setting brightens the picture. The Standard
setting displays a standard picture for normal viewing environments.
Steady Sound: This
feature stabilizes the volume level, preventing unwanted blasts of sound during
Sound Effects: To enhance the
sound, you can select Simulated, which adds a surround-like effect to
mono-channel programs, TruSurround, which adds a
three-dimensional sound to stereo programs, or WOW, which provides a dramatic
presence with a full, deep bass sound. When WOW is enabled, BBE is directly
activated to further enhance the audio program. The sound effects can be turned
Sleep Timer: The sleep timer
switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer
can be set to 15, 30, 45, 60, or 90 minutes.
Timers: This unit has two
timers that can be set by day, time, duration, and channel.
The supplied remote is pre-programmed to operate this unit and a number of
functions on other brands of A/V components, including VCRs, cable boxes,
Laserdisc players, DBS receivers, satellite receivers, and DVD players. A select
button and cursor keys allow you to move the on-screen selector, making menu
navigation simple and efficient. The jump, enter, volume, channel, and numeric
keypad buttons glow in the dark.