Disabling the Internal Speaker on a Sony Bravia

By Adrian Grahams

Disable the Sony Bravia's internal speakers when you connect the TV set to an external sound system.
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Connecting a Sony Bravia TV set to a home theater system or amplifier and external speakers can enhance the sound quality of TV shows and movies that offer high-quality digital audio and immersive surround sound. After hooking up your Sony Bravia to a home theater or external sound system, you will need to disable the TV set's internal speakers from the Bravia's onscreen settings menu to switch the audio signal from the TV's integrated speakers to the external audio system.

Step 1

Press the "Home/Menu" button on the Sony Bravia remote control to display the TV's menu options on the screen.

Step 2

Use the remote control's directional buttons to highlight the "Settings" menu option with the briefcase icon. Press the center button between the directional buttons on the remote control to select this option.

Step 3

Select the "Sound" option in the list of settings.

Step 4

Select "Speakers" at the bottom of the Sound settings menu screen.

Step 5

Select "Audio System" to disable the TV speakers and use the connected external audio system for all TV sound.