When a television is connected via HDMI input to the DVD Player/Receiver unit of certain Sony® Home Theater systems the following symptom may occur when playing DVDs:
A 'Distortion Bar' may appear on the bottom of the screen (see illustration below).
NOTE: This is an error found within the DVD Player/Receiver unit and is not a problem with the television's HDMI connection.
This symptom only occurs when all of the following conditions are true:
- The video signal output resolution is set to 1280x720p or 1920x1080i.
- The "HDMI CONTROL" function in the "CUSTOM SETUP" menu is set to "ON".
- The Home Theater system and the television are powered on simultaneously using the "One-Touch Play" function.
Please consult the chart below for affected models:
|Home Theatre System||DVD Player/Receiver Unit||Affected Serial Number Range|
|DAV-HDX466||HCD-HDX466||4100001 - 4105420|
|DAV-HDX665||HCD-HDX665||4100001 - 4100900|
|DAV-HDX900W||HCD-HDX900W||4100001 - 4100020|
|DAV-HDZ235||HCD-HDZ235||4100001 - 4105751|