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Connecting terminal

The types and shapes of connectors available vary depending on your TV.
For the location of the connectors, refer to the Setup Guide (printed manual).

TerminalDescription
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USB
Connects to Digital still camera/Camcorder/USB storage media.

Note

  • Connecting a large USB device may interfere with other connected devices beside it. In such a case, connect it to the other USB input.
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Image of REMOTE jack
REMOTE IR IN / REMOTE
Connects to the Home Controller. These jacks are for receiving the external control signal. Enables extended control of the TV using RS-232C via the RS-232C and IR IN jacks. RS-232C: Connects to the RS-232C terminal of the home controller. IR IN: Connects to the IR out terminal of the home controller.

Note

  • Take care to not connect to headphones or an audio system.
Image of HDMI IN terminal.
HDMI IN
Connects to the HDMI device. The HDMI interface can transfer the digital video and audio on a single cable. To enjoy high quality 4K contents, connect a Premium High Speed HDMI Cable(s) and follow the instructions displayed on the screen to set the [HDMI signal format] of the HDMI IN port.
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HDMI IN (4K 120 Hz)
If you use an HDMI device that supports video output in 4K 100/120 Hz, connect the Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable, and follow the instructions displayed on the screen to set the [HDMI signal format] of the HDMI IN port.

Note

  • 4K 100 Hz support depends on your country/region.
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HDMI IN (eARC/ARC)
To connect an audio system that supports eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) or ARC (Audio Return Channel), connect to the HDMI port labeledeARC/ARC” on the TV. It is a feature that sends audio to an audio system that supports eARC/ARC through an HDMI cable. If the audio system does not support eARC/ARC, you need to connect with DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL).
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DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL)
Connects to an audio system with optical audio input.
When connecting an audio system not compatible with ARC using an HDMI cable, you need to connect an optical audio cable to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) to output digital sound.

Note

  • Optical audio output and S-CENTER SPEAKER IN​ share the same terminal.
  • To use as optical audio output, use the Digital audio connector adapter supplied with the TV.
S-CENTER SPEAKER IN​
Connects the TV and an audio device with an S-CENTER OUT output/jack using a TV center speaker mode cable. Before connecting, make sure you unplug the AC power cord (mains lead) of the TV and audio device to be connected.
For details, refer to Using the TV as a center speaker.

Note

If you do not use the CENTER SPEAKER IN terminal or the S-CENTER SPEAKER IN​ input, you will need to perform the following steps to prevent noise from the speakers.

  • Press the (Quick Settings) button on the remote control, and disable [Acoustic Center Sync] in [Settings] — [Display & Sound] — [Audio output] — [Audio system settings].
  • Optical audio output and S-CENTER SPEAKER IN​ share the same terminal.
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(Cable/Antenna input)
Connects to Cable/Antenna/External Box.

Note

  • When connecting the cable to the Cable/Antenna input, finger tighten only, over tightening the connection can damage the TV.
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LAN
Connect to a Router.
Connect to the Internet using a LAN cable.
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CENTER SPEAKER IN
To use your TV speakers as the center speaker, connect the output of your AV receiver to the CENTER SPEAKER IN on your TV.
To use your TV speakers as the center speaker, press the (Quick Settings) button on the remote control, then select [Settings] — [Display & Sound] — [Audio output] — [Speakers] — [Audio system].

Note

  • Before connecting cables, disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) of both the TV and AV receiver.
  • If you do not use the CENTER SPEAKER IN terminal or the S-CENTER SPEAKER IN​ input, change the following setting to prevent noise from the speakers.
    Press the (Quick Settings) button on the remote control, and disable [Acoustic Center Sync] in [Settings] — [Display & Sound] — [Audio output] — [Audio system settings].