The compact design is comparatively lightweight, encouraging wall-mounting options. Samsung, for example has started offering full 1080p connectivity on its latest models and they are clearly popular. There’s an extensive array of adjustments, ranging from basic preset modes to more advanced settings for controlling elements like colour temperature, backlight brightness and a sensor that automatically adjusts settings according to your room’s ambient light. LCD already reigns supreme over small screen sizes but we’ve been unconvinced that the technology can outperform plasma in the large screen stakes…until now, that is. The system is specifically developed for LCD and has been receiving rave reviews around the world for its impressive image performance.
Just in case you didn’t know, the UK digital switchover will be carried out in 2012 when the analogue broadcast transmission is terminated. The Sony Bravia TV restarts and the initial setup screen appears.Sony Bravia Models Manufactured After 2012StepDisconnect the power cable from the Sony Bravia TV, wait roughly one minute, and then reconnect the TV’s power cable. Jump To: 1. IntroductionPrevious: SpecificationYou’re Here: Setup & DesignNext: Operation5. Picture Quality6. Technology7. Audio8. Conclusion Back To: KDL40W2000 Review Discuss this article at our new HDTVTest forum.
Maybe it’s the cost of processing involved, but some competitors have distanced themselves on this aspect. The word «Reset» appears momentarily in the lower left corner of the screen and then the TV restarts.StepWait for one minute after the Sony Bravia restarts, disconnect the power cable, wait for roughly 10 seconds and then reconnect the power cable.StepTurn the Sony Bravia on. Outwardly, the isn’t going to win any beauty contests. I guess it is priced to deliver value and function over aesthetics; for that you may need to look at the more expensive BRAVIA X-series. Thankfully, this state-of-the-art technology doesn’t confuse the screen’s user-friendly functionality. On-screen menus, including the seven-day electronic programme guide that accompanies digital broadcasts, are superbly presented and easy to navigate using the stylish remote. But, even compared to our class-leading Pioneer PDP-427XD plasma, Sony’s KDL-40W2000 comes out on top. Whereas detail has always been exceptional with LCDs, this is the first large screen model we’ve seen that can rival plasma for contrast and colour reproduction.