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Frequently Asked Questions - USB HDD Recording and Twin Picture

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The following FAQ explains the different options available for the USB HDD Recording and Twin Picture functionalities:

     
USB HDD REC

Live recording:

2K models: Allowing you to record live broadcasting, while still enjoying content from other inputs such as Blu-ray Discs, online streaming services and Internet browsing.
4K models (equipped with Twin Tuner): Allowing you to record one channel while watching another or still enjoy content from other inputs such as Blu-ray Discs, online streaming services and Internet browsing.

Full Timer Recording:

2K models: Allowing you to schedule recordings.
4K models (equipped with Twin Tuner): Allowing you to watch and schedule multiple channels simultaneously.

Event Duration Extension:

Extend the time before and after the recording time of your selected programme. For example, extending the start time by 5 minutes and end time by 10 minutes for a programme between 16:00-17:00 shown on the electronic programme guide (EPG), will record from 15:55-17:10 - displayed on the Timer List.

Event Duration Extension

Event Duration Extension - start and end time

Event Duration Extension - disable, 5 min or 10 min

IMPORTANT: If two sequential programmes are set to record, and the Event Duration Extension causes an overlap, the earlier programme will have priority. For example: if the user sets the timer for a programme at 16:00-17:00 and another at 17:00-18:00, using the same timings, the first programme will be recorded between 15:55-17:10 and the second programme between 17:10-18:10.

Deleting programmes from the Timer List

The ability to delete Timer Recorded programmes from your TV. Use the following steps:

  1. Select Timer List
  2. Press the Action Menu button on the remote control
  3. Select Delete from the menu
  4. Check the timer/programme to be deleted and select Delete option

Timer List

Delete recorded programme

NOTES:

  • Programmes can be scheduled to record from the electronic programming guide (EPG)
  • The "Event Duration Extension" features extends the recording time (start/finish time) to avoid missing the recorded programme (full timer only)
  • In order to cancel the timer recording, you will need to navigate to the "Timer List"

Twin Picture

Picture-in-Picture:
The ability to display the main content from your PC via HDMI, while displaying your TV (tuner) in a smaller window.

Picture-and-Picture:
The ability to display your Blu-ray Player /DVD or other consumer electronic device via HDMI, and your TV (tuner) - side-by-side - simultaneously.

For more information on how to use Twin Picture, please see the following article: How to use the Twin Picture function on Sony's Android TV?

NOTES:

  • Browser/Tuner, USB Tuner, Tuner/Tuner combinations are not available with Twin Picture
  • The Twin Picture functionality only supports Digital RF (2K) and analog RF signals