Performing initial set-up
Making a Connection
Connect the external USB HDD device to your TV and enjoy digital broadcast recording. If your TV has two or more USB ports, connect the USB HDD device to the port labelled “HDD REC.”
Press the HOME button, then select [Settings] using the / buttons.
Select [System Settings] using the / buttons, then press the button.
Select [Recording Set-up] using the / buttons, then press the button.
Select [HDD Registration] using the / buttons, then press the button.
Follow the on-screen instructions to register the USB HDD device.
To return to the last viewed source, press the HOME button twice.
To deregister a USB device
Press the HOME button, select [Settings] → [System Settings] → [Recording Set-up] → [HDD Deregistration], then the device to deregister.
- USB HDD capacities of 32 GB at minimum are supported.
- Connecting a USB HDD device via a USB hub is not supported. Connect the device directly to the TV.
- Any data stored in the USB HDD device will be erased when it is formatted during the registration process. The USB HDD device cannot be used with a PC once it is registered to the TV. To enable use of the USB HDD device on a PC, format it on the PC. (Note that any data in the USB HDD device will be erased).
- A maximum of 8 USB HDD devices can be registered.
- Only this TV can play the data recorded on the USB HDD.
- Recording is supported only for digital TV broadcast. Recording of data broadcasts or radio is unsupported.
- Scrambled signals cannot be recorded.
- Recording cannot be performed in the following cases:
- - The TV cannot recognise the registered USB HDD device.
- - More than 1,000 programmes are recorded on the USB HDD device.
- - The USB HDD device is full.
- USB HDD recording cannot be performed if [SCART REC on] is selected.
- The media files in the USB storage device or your home network cannot be played during recording. However, you can view the programme as it is being recorded.
- Automatic selection of the programme may not be possible while it is being recorded.
- Recording is not possible if the programme is not authorised by the operator.
- If using a Conditional Access Module (CAM), avoid using its parental rating protection, which may not work during recording. As an alternative, use programme block or the TV’s own parental rating if it is supported by the broadcaster.
- In Norway, some programmes cannot be recorded due to legal restrictions.
- If the TV is subjected to impact during USB HDD recording, noise may occur in recording content.
- In no event shall Sony be liable for recording failure or any damage or loss of recorded content caused or associated with the TV’s malfunction, signal interference, or any other problem.