Inputs and Outputs Notes
Overview: The Sony KDL-32S2010
is a 32" diagonal flat panel LCD TV that features HDTV capabilities and offers a
PC input. The TV comes attached to a swivel tabletop stand which can be removed
so the TV can be wall-mounted.
BRAVIA Engine Full Digital
Video Processor: This television uses Sony's BRAVIA
Engine full digital video processor for crisp and clear images. Several special
picture enhancement technologies are integrated into the processor to create
better gradations and details, enhance contrast, dynamically improve color, and
reduce image flicker.
7 Generation Sony LCD Panel:
The Sony KDL-32S2010
uses a 7th generation Sony LCD panel for truly matchless image quality and
performance. These panels are produced from one of the world's biggest mother
glass to efficiently create large, high quality panels. The LCD high definition
display (1366 x 768) that is used offers an astounding 178 degree viewing angle,
very fast response times (8 ms total rise and fall time) and a spectacular
Native Resolution: The HDMI and
component video inputs will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i signals, and will
display them as 1366 x 768. The composite video and S-video inputs will accept a
480i signal, and will display it as 1366 x 768.
CineMotion 3/2 Pulldown Processing:
This function optimizes the display by automatically detecting film content and
applying a reverse 3-2 pulldown process. Moving pictures will appear clearer and
HDMI and PC Connectivity:
Designed for maximum
versatility the digital LCD TV is equipped with a comprehensive range of input
interfaces. The HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first
industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. HDMI
technology supports enhanced or High Definition video, together with
multi-channel digital audio to provide matchless image and sound reproduction.
The PC input (HD-15-pin) offers easy connection to your PC, allowing you to use
your high resolution digital LCD TV as a computer monitor.
Picture Mode: You can select
one of the following picture modes: Vivid, Standard, or Custom. The Vivid
setting enhances picture contrast and sharpness. The Standard setting displays a
standard picture for typical viewing environments. The Custom setting allows you
to store your preferred settings. You can adjust the following: Backlight,
Picture, Brightness, Color, Hue, Color Temperature, Sharpness, and Noise
Advanced Video Settings: In
addition to the Picture mode, the Advanced Video Settings menu also features the
- Black Corrector: enhances black
areas of the picture for stronger contrast
- Contrast Enhancer:
automatically optimizes the contrast
- Gamma Corrector: adjusts
the balance between bright and dark areas of the picture
- Clear White: emphasizes
the white colors
- Live Color: makes colors
- MPEG Noise Reduction:
reduces the picture noise in MPEG-compressed video
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
- Zoom: Enlarges the
entire 4:3 picture proportionately to fill the screen (useful for
watching Letterbox movies)
- With 16:9 Sources:
- Wide Zoom: Enlarges
the picture to fill the screen with minimal distortion
- Full: Displays the
picture at its original size
- Zoom: Enlarges the
picture proportionately, both vertically and horizontally
Steady Sound: Steady Sound
equalizes volume levels so there is consistent output between programs and
Sound Mode: You can customize
the bass and treble or use one of the two preset sound modes.
- Dynamic: enhances both
treble and bass
- Standard: suitable for
- Custom: allows you to
store your preferred settings for bass and treble
Sound Effects: To enhance the sound, you can choose one of the following effects:
Adds a surround-like effect to mono-channel programs
- TruSurround XT: Adds a three-dimensional sound to stereo programs
SRS TruSurround XT:
TruSurround XT audio adds
three new audio enhancement technologies to produce an amazingly immersive sound
experience. Dialog Clarity brings movie dialog into "focus" during the playback
of any surround-encoded material to make speech much clearer and crisper.
TruBass creates incredible deep rich bass allowing a person to perceive
significantly deeper, richer low bass tones that are far beyond the physical low
frequency capabilities of the speaker itself. And WOW widens the soundstage by
processing standard two-channel stereo material as well as multi-channel encoded
material for a dramatic improvement in the playback of any stereo audio over a
Light Sensor: A sensor measures
the amount of ambient light in the room and adjusts the picture brightness level
Quiet Power On: This feature
allows the TV's volume to start at the minimum volume and gradually change to
the set level when you turn it on.
Favorite Channel: This feature
allows you to store and quickly access 16 of your favorite analog channels and
16 of your favorite digital channels.
Channel Label: This feature
allows you to assign labels (such as station call letters) to channel numbers.
You can use up to 5 characters per label.
Show/Hide Channels: This
feature allows you to show or hide channels that appear when you use the Channel
+/- buttons. Channels that you set to be hidden can then only be accessed with
the 0-9 buttons on the remote.
Freeze Function: This function
allows you to temporarily capture a program's picture by "freezing" the image.
When the picture is frozen, the audio continues normally.
A/V Sync: You can select
between 4 settings to make sure the video and audio from your connected external
equipment are synchronized. You can choose between Off, or Level 1, 2, or 3.
Input Label: Each of the six
video inputs (Video 1-6) can be labeled with names (VCR, DVD, Satellite, Skip,
Edit, etc.) instead of
Video 1, Video 2, Video 3, etc. Video 7 can be labeled either PC, Skip or Edit.
The "Skip" label allows you to skip over an unused video input. The "Edit" label
allows you to create a custom five character label.
Timers: There is one event
timer and a sleep timer built in. The event timer is set for the day of the
week, time, channel, and duration. The sleep timer switches the television off
after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 15, 30, 45, 60,
90, or 120 minutes.
Parental Control: 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. The control is accessed and protected by a 4-digit
Removable Stand: The
display comes mounted on a removable tabletop stand. There is also a support
belt supplied that bolts to the base of the stand and is attached to the back of
the shelf on which the TV sits. The stand allows the TV to be swiveled 15° to
the left and right. The stand can be removed for wall mounting the TV.
Optional Wall Mount Brackets:
The stand can be removed, allowing you to wall-mount the TV using an optional
wall-mount bracket. The TV has 4 threaded screw holes with a horizontal spacing
of 7.874" and a vertical spacing of 5.905". The screw holes accept M5 (5mm)
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI: This input consists of
left and right RCA audio jacks and an HDMI terminal. The HDMI (High-Definition
Multimedia Interface) terminal provides an uncompressed, all-digital audio/video
interface between the TV and any HDMI-equipped A/V component, such as a set-top
box, DVD player, or A/V receiver. HDMI supports enhanced, or high-definition
video, plus two-channel digital audio. 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.
Note: The HDMI input
will accept 1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i signals.
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 Inputs: For
convenience, there is an A/V input on the side panel of the TV (not the front).
Included are stereo RCA inputs, a composite video input, and an S-video input.
Headphone Jack: Along with the
A/V input on the side of the TV, there is a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack.
Audio Outputs: These stereo RCA audio jacks are
activated when the TV's built-in speakers are turned off and are used to connect
the TV to a receiver/amplifier. They can be set for Fixed (volume controlled by
the receiver/amplifier) or Variable (volume controlled by the TV's remote