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-32L4000 has a native resolution of 1366 x 768. The TV's 2 HDMI inputs and two component video
inputs can accept 480i, 480p, 720p, and 1080i signals. The television's HDMI
inputs also support 1080/60p.
Screen Modes: You can choose
from the following Screen Modes:
- With 4:3 Sources:
- Wide Zoom: Enlarges
the center portion of the 4:3 picture proportionately, while the left
and right edges of the screen are stretched to fill the screen
- Normal: Displays the
4:3 picture in its original size with black bars at the left and right
sides to fill the screen
- Full: Stretches the
entire 4:3 picture horizontally only to fill the screen
- With 16:9 Sources:
- Wide Zoom: Enlarges
the picture to fill the screen with minimal distortion
- Full: Displays the
picture at its original size
- Auto Wide: The television's screen will automatically change to
the screen mode based upon a program's content.
Picture Mode: The TV has three picture modes. You can customize each
mode to your own tastes by adjusting Backlight, Picture (contrast), Brightness,
Color, Hue, Color Temperature, and Sharpness. You can also
reset each picture mode to its factory default values. The picture modes include:
- Vivid: enhances picture
contrast and sharpness
- Standard: displays a
standard picture for typical viewing environments
allows you to store your preferred settings
Noise Reduction: This function
reduces the noise level of connected equipment and the Cable/Antenna input.
This feature is not available when you are watching a 1080i or 1080p source.
Power Saving: Select this feature to reduce the power consumption of
the television by adjusting the TV's backlight brightness. This also enhances
the black level. You can select from Off, Low or High.
Picture Position: The LCD TV allows you to move the position
of the picture up and down and allows you to adjust the vertical size of the
Sound Mode: The Sony LCD TV
allows you to select from the following Sound Modes.
- Dynamic: enhances the
sound of action movies, sports events, and musical videos
- Standard: standard
sound optimized for home use
- Clear Voice: enhances
the voice sound, recommended fro television news and documentary programs
Bass and Treble: This function allows you to
customize Treble and Bass sound settings of the television.
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
password. You can also block channels and external inputs regardless of program
- Channel Block: This feature allows you to block channels regardless of
- External Input Block: This feature allows you to black external
inputs regardless of program ratings.
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 must be attached to the TV using the supplied hardware. The TV does not
swivel on the stand. The TV weighs 35 lbs with the stand attached.
Optional Wall Mount Brackets:
The TV can be wall-mounted using an optional universal wall-mount bracket. The
TV has 4 threaded screw holes with a horizontal spacing of 200mm and a vertical
spacing is 200mm. The screw holes accept 6mm screws. The TV weighs 30 lbs without the stand.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI: The KDL-32L4000 features
inputs, one with
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 using the television's HDMI 1
input. When connecting to a DVI-equipped component, the RCA audio inputs are used. The HDMI inputs
will accept 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals. You can also connect a
PC with an HDMI output.
Component Video Inputs: The
two component video inputs 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 video
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.