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I HAVE AN OLD THOMSON SKY BOX(NON HD) CONNECTED TO A SONY BRAVIA 32BX320. THERE IS A POOR RECEPTION ON SKY CHANNELS PARTICULARLY NOTICEABLE ON SKY SPORTS FOOTBALL WHERE IMAGES ARE "DRAGGING", "DELAYED

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First step...clean out the "old" guy with clean, dry, compressed air to get dust off the capacitors and resistors. The frequencies that the "box" selects are regulated by those components. If this doesn't work you should realize that the electrical values of those components change as they age...and like grandma, can't do the tricks they used to.

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PICTURE SEEMS TO BE BLURRED WHEN ITEMS MOVE FAST ON SCREEN, ESPECIALLY PERSONS IN CLOSE UP.


The Sony Bravia KDL-32BX320 generally gets excellent reviews (4.5 stars out of 5) from owners, so I have to wonder what you're watching.

This is an HDTV and should excel when provided an HD signal to display. SD (standard definition) signals often look worse on an HD display than on an SD display. An HD signal is only available via the following ways (reference the image below):9_27_2011_4_28_11_pm.jpg
1) An "over the air" (UHF / VHF) antenna is connected to the cable / antenna input and there is a broadcaster of HD content nearby (only an over the air antenna can input HD signals to this jack - no cable boxes, etc.).

2) An HD Cable TV, DirecTV or Dish Satellite set top converter, Blu Ray Disk Player (or other HD source is connected via HDMI or Component RGB jacks.

3) An HD video played back from a computer hard drive connected to the VGA jack (when the computer is equipped with a modern processor and video card).


You will NOT be able to view HD video if:

1) The source material is a SD (non-HD) source. An over the air antenna will not provide HD signals if the broadcaster does not have HD content to show or is not capable of broadcasting in HD. Digital is not necessarily HD.

2) The source material (other than over the air antenna) is connected via Antenna / Cable jack.

3) The source material is connected via Composite jacks.

The USB jack is generally not an input for motion pictures, but may display stills - depending on the TV's ability to play the format they are stored in (jpeg, gif, bmp etc.).

Hopefully, this will help you solve the problem you're having with the picture. Good luck!

Sep 27, 2011 | Sony Bravia KDL-32BX320

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Recently purchased a Sony Bravia KDL37EX403 1080p 100HZ flat screen tv. The picture seems to be poorly defined, almost pixelated around the edges of figures and letters - sport is almost unwatchable with...


Your old TV was most likely a SD (Standard Definition) TV. SD signals look better on SD TV sets than they do on HD TV sets. This is normal. If you will, imagine having a tiny wallet photo reprinted as an 8"x10" photo. The image would be grainy and not have the crispness of the original. This is the same principle. Your SD source is being blown up to fill an HD screen. Once you add HD to your programming, the old TV will be forgotten. I hope this was helpful.

Jun 12, 2010 | Televison & Video

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Can record Sky programmes but not view live.


You must connect up the TV to the SKY box, via Audio Visual cables too, in order to watch, recorded programs. You need to hook, up, Component, HDMI, or Composite, You select it by an EXTERNAL channel.
Connect the cable running from the wall into the "In" port on the Sky Box HD receiver. This cable brings in the signal to your receiver. Make sure the cable is securely fastened to the receiver, otherwise you might experience image and audio issues.
Attach an HDMI cable into the HDMI port on the Sky Box HDTV receiver. The HDMI is a single cable that provides both HD audio and video signals.
Plug the other end of the HDMI cable into an available HDMI port on the HDTV.
Power on the HDTV and the Sky Box HDTV receiver. Press the "HDMI" button on the TV's remote control. This will display the cable contents of the HD receiver onto the television.
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May 08, 2010 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-46W4100 46 in. LCD HDTV

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On Sony Bravia KDL-S40A12U screen occasionally turns black for a couple of seconds. Only happens on the HDMI channel. Sound still works, but no picture?


Possibly source issue(Box/Satt). Some HD boxes do not have very good HDMI processors or the actual program source feed may be faulty. HD sources are still not 100% efficient

Dec 03, 2009 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-46S2000 46 in. LCD HDTV

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I have a samsung42 inch flat screen and a dvd and a sky plus box and avhs recorder could show me how to do the set up connections please


If you have a blueray or HD DVD player I would connect using a gold plated HDMI cable from the TV to the DVD, make sure that you buy the correct HDMI version for your TV. If you don't have a HS DVD player recorder then use a HQ SCART as below.

Most SKY+ boxes still have a SCART connection I suggest that you buy a HQ gold plated ribbon connector to connect the SKY to one of your AV (audio visual) channels. The benefit of using SCART is that it will autoselect the AV channel when SKY is taken out of standby.

You will not need to connect using co-axial cables these are pretty much redundant now as you can get all your channels through your SKY dish.

Also if you live in a poor reception area and your TV has freeview built in SKY is your better option.

Nov 22, 2009 | Televison & Video

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Color shift to green on non hd channels


change out your box. thats why they rent them. they anticipate your going to have issues thats why they rent them. i have gone through about 12 boxes over 5 years. change res to 1080i

Jun 02, 2009 | Sony Bravia KDL-46V4100 46 in. LCD HDTV

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Bravia & Sky+HD, aspect problem


There is nothing wrong with you Sony Bravia TV and it suppport all HD and SD formats.

Are you viewing the HD version of the channel when it is showing a standard defination show. e.g SKY1 HD instead of SKY1.

This means that regular standard defination shows are in a 4:3 ratio and does not fill the whole screen. In order to view these type of shows you will need to tune to regular channel instead of the HD version.

You can check if a show is brocast in HD by going into the tv guide and checking for the HD symbol in the programme symposis.

Example

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Apr 13, 2009 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40S2000 40 in. LCD HDTV

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Sony kdl40v200


I work for sky as an Engineer (not a subby)

HDCP is the encryption sent down when a program is transmitted. Over the years I have had several jobs where this is the case.
What you can do to fix the problem is Download update for your sony bravia telly this will fix the problem. There is another solution, if you get another engineer out ask him to put a different manufacturers box in..... Sky HD is made by Thomson, samsung, pace, Amstrad,
both solutions have worked for me when coming across theses faults whilest installing sky... The first one is going to be your best option... for example at the minute all I am getting when i go to pick my HD stock up is Amstrad. No other manufacturers so you may find it hard for the engineer to source you a different make.

If neither work. Force a download to your HD box (they have been updating the software recently so this may also work for you.)

Take the power out the back of the HD box. hold down the Standby button then reinsert the power. hold Standby button in until all light are lit on the front of the box... Then wait 10 minutes (better off making yourself a cuppa) give that one a try.

Hope ive been of some help to you

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Sep 17, 2008 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40V2000 40 in. LCD...

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Sony BRAVIA KDL46S2010 Sound and Pix not in sync - in HDTV channels only


This is a software issue with both the TV manufacture and the cable box provider. This will only be fixed when the cable company and TV manufacture sit down and work out their problem. Some cable company has taken the first step by updating cable boxes with different software.

Best regards
CircuitCity

Nov 24, 2007 | Sony BRAVIA KDL-40S2000 40 in. LCD HDTV

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