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How to set up your Sony 4K TV for a UHD / 4K / HDCP 2.2 compliant HDMI connection

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HDCP stands for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection, a copy prevention technology used on HDMI connections.
Version 2.2 is specifically designed to prevent illegal copying of 4K Ultra HD content.

  1. Please look at the tables below to find out which HDMI port you need to use to connect the UHD / 4K device via HDMI.
    (UHD devices such as Sony PS4 Pro, Sony UHD BD-Players, Sky Q UHD box, BT UHD box, etc.)
  2. Please enable ‘ HDMI Enhanced mode ’ for the HDMI input for 2015, 2016, and 2017 models.
    To view 4K or HDR pictures at 18 Gbps:*
    • Use a Premium High Speed HDMI cable for 18 Gbps
    • Set HDMI signal format to Enhanced format
      • Press the HOME button on the remote control
      • Select Settings
      • Select External inputs in the TV category
      • Select HDMI signal format and set to Enhanced format

*4K (50, 60 Hz) with YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2, YCbCr 4:2:0 / 10bit, RGB, HDR picture, etc.

2017 Sony 4K TV models: All HDMI ports support 4K connected inputs/devices 

KD-77A1 KD-75XE9405 KD-75XE9005 KD-75XE8596 KD-55XE8096 KD-65XE70xx KD-43XE8396
KD-65A1 KD-65XE9305 KD-65XE9005 KD-65XE85xx KD-49XE80xx KD-55XE70xx KD-49XE8396
KD-55A1 KD-55XE9305 KD-55XE9005 KD-55XE85xx KD-43XE80xx KD-49XE70xx KD-55XE8396
    KD-49XE9005     KD-43XE70xx  

2016 Sony 4K TV models: All HDMI ports support 4K connected inputs/devices 

KD-43XD8005 KD-49XD7004 KD-50SD8005 KD-65SD8505 KD-75XD8505
KD-43XD8077 KD-49XD7005 KD-55SD8505 KD-65XD7504 KD-75XD9405
KD-43XD8088 KD-49XD8005 KD-55XD7004 KD-65XD7505
*HDMI 2 & 3 only
KD-43XD8099 KD-49XD8077 KD-55XD7005 KD-65XD8505 KD-85XD8505
KD-43XD8305 KD-49XD8088 KD-55XD8005 KD-65XD8577 KD-100ZD9
  KD-49XD8099 KD-55XD8505 KD-65XD8599  
  KD-49XD8305 KD-55XD8577 KD-65XD9305  
    KD-55XD8588 KD-65ZD9  


2015 Sony 4K TV models: All HDMI ports support 4K connected inputs/devices

KD-43X8305C KD-49X8005C KD-55S8005C KD-65S8005C
KD-43X8307C KD-49X8305C KD-55S8505C KD-65S8505C
KD-43X8308C KD-49X8307C KD-55X8005C KD-65X8500C
KD-43X8309C KD-49X8308C KD-55X8500C KD-65X8505C
  KD-49X8309C KD-55X8505C KD-65X8507C
    KD-55X8507C KD-65X8508C
    KD-55X8508C KD-65X8509C
    KD-55X8509C KD-65X9005C
    KD-55X9005C KD-65X9305C
    KD-55X9305C  KD-75X8505C

2014 Sony 4K TV models: Please use HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 inputs

KD-49X8505B KD-65S9005B KD-75S9005B
KD-55X8500B KD-65X8500B KD-79X9005B
KD-55X8505B KD-65X8505B KD-85X9505B
KD-55X9005B KD-65X9005B