The Sony Bravia 40V2500 LCD television possesses a wealth of features, including an internal clock. It is necessary for you to set the clock to the current time to use the timer feature. The benefits of the timer feature include the television turning on and off or changing channels at the times you select from your remote control.
Push the "Menu" button on the remote control, and use the down arrow on the circular button, above the menu button, to highlight "Settings." Press the plus sign on the remote. It appears as four small dashes with a diamond in the centre on a circular button. The "Settings" menu will appear.
Press the down arrow to highlight "Setup," which is indicated by a filing cabinet icon on the left side of the screen. Press the right arrow key to advance to the "Setup" menu. Push the down arrow key to highlight "Timer Settings." Push the plus-sign button to select this option.
Press the down arrow key to highlight "Current Time" in the "Timer Settings" menu. Push the plus-sign button to select the highlighted option. The day, hour, minute and AM/PM time settings will appear on the screen.
Press the up or down arrow keys, located on the circular ring outside of the circular button, to select the correct day of the week. Press the right arrow key to advance to the hour settings.
Push the up or down arrows to select the hour. Press the right arrow key to advance to the minute settings.
Press the up or down arrows to select the minute. Push the right arrow key to advance to "am" or "pm" settings. Press the down key to change to the correct setting.
Push the "Menu" key on the remote to exit.
The timer feature on your Sony Bravia 40V2500 will not be available until you set the time.
If you restore your television to factory settings, it will wipe out the current time settings.