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Trinitron °
Color TV
Operating
Instructions
KV-2OFVIO
KV-24FV10
© 1999 by Sony Corporation
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose the TV to rain or moisture.
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NOUSER-SERV_EABLE
PARTS
INSIDE.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous
voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying
the appliance.
Note to the CAW Installer
This reminder is provided to caU the CATV system installer's attention to Article 82040 of
the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the
cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building as close to the point
of cable entry as practical.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Operate the TV only on 120 V AC.
One blade of the power plug is wider than the other for safety purposes and will fit into
the power outlet only one way. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet,
contact your dealer.
C_l If any liquid or solid object falls into the TV, unplug it and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it further.
For more safety information, see the "IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS" leaflet packed with
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your TV.
CAUTION
When using TV games, computers, and similar products with your TV, keep the brightness
and contrast banctions at low settings. If a fixed (non-moving) pattern is left on the screen for
long periods of time at a high brightness or contrast setting, the image can be permanently
imprinted
onto the screen. Continuously watching the same channel can cause the imprint of
station loges onto the TV screen. These types of imprints are not covered by your warranty
because they are the results of misuse.
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reduce the
of electricorshock,
not use
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unless
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NOTIFICATION
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference with radio
communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
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Reorient
Increase
Connect
receiver
or relocate the receiving antennas.
the separation
between the equipment and receiver.
the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
is connected.
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Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio /TV technician
for help.
Protecting the TV
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To prevent internal heat build-up, do not block the ventilation openings.
Do not install the TV in a hot or humid place, or in a place subject to excessive dust or
mechanical vibration.
Note on CAPTION VISION
This television receiver provides display of television closed captioning in accordance with
§ 15.119 of the FCC rules.
Use of this television for other than private viewing of programs broadcast on UHF or VHF
or transmitted by cable companies
for the use of the general public may require
authorization from the broadcaster-cable
company and/or program owner.
Owner's Record
The model and serial numbers
are located on the front cover of this instruction manual.
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Contents
Introduction
Trinitron® Color TV Features ............................. 1
Batteries for the Remote Control ....................... 2
About this Manual .............................................. 2
Connecting Your TV
Basic Connections
Connecting
................................................
Additional
Equipment
3
.................. 4
Using the Remote Control
and Basic Functions
Setting up the TV Automatically .................... 13
Quick Start to the Menus .................................. 14
Using the Menus
Using the VIDEO _ menu .............................. 15
Using the AUDIO ._ menu .............................. 16
Using the TIMER G menu .............................. 18
Using the SET UP _ menu .............................. 19
Using PARENTAL CONTROL ....................... 22
Other Information
Programming
Troubleshooting
Specifications
the Remote Control ................. 29
................................................
32
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34
Index..........................................................................
35
Introduction
Congratulations
on your purchase
of the Sony Trinitron ® Color TV.
Before you begin using this manual, please check the model number
located on the front cover of this instruction
manual.
The menu and illustrations used in these instructions
to show the maximum number of features available.
operation or features
"KV-24FV10 only."
will be indicated
are for KV-24FV10
Differences in
in the text, for example,
Trinitron ®Color TV Features
Depending
on your TV, some of the features
you will enjoy include:
O
Flat CRT -- For optimal
O
PARENTAL CONTROL-- A tool for parents to help monitor
children watch on TV by establishing
rating limits.
O
FAVORITECHANNEL-the touch of a button.
D
Universal Remote Control -- Program your remote control to operate
your connected cable box, VCR, digital satellite receiver or DVD
player.
O
Trilingual
O
Energy Star -- A recognized
O
5 VIDEO -- A video
O
Direct MTS -- Allows direct access to changing your Multi-Channel
TV Sound: STEREO, SAP (Second Audio Program), or MONO, with
the touch of a button.
O
Front Panel Controls-Allows for access to the on-screen
without the use of a remote control.
picture
quality.
what their
Instant access to your favorite channels
Menus -- Choose English,
symbol
French or Spanish menus.
of energy efficiency.
input that offers enhanced
Front A/V inputs -- A quick
or stereo equipment.
with
connection
picture
quality.
for video games,
menus
camcorders
1
Batteries for the Remote Control
Insert two AA (R6) batteries (supplied)
following illustration as a guide.
into the remote control using the
About this Manual
This manual provides instructions to help you enjoy your new TV. It
shows you how to connect to an antenna or cable, cable box, VCR, DVD,
sateUite receiver, stereo system or camcorder. Once you're connected,
follow the instructions to learn how to use the remote control to access
the on-screen menus.
2
Connecting Your TV
Read this chapter before setting up your TV for the first time. This section
covers basic connections in addition to any optional equipment you may
be connecting.
Basic Connections
TV with indoor or outdoor antenna, or CATVcable
Depending
connections
on the cable available
below:
A
VHF only
VHFIUHF
in your home, choose one of the
75-ohm
coaxial cable
or
(Rear of "rv)
VHF/UHF
_--_
Cable
B
C
VlIFolly
300-ohmtwin
(RearofTV)
_HF only
lead cable
VHFIUHF
Antenna connector "_
VHF
and
75-ohm
coaxial cable
VHF/UHF
UHF
--_)_-_--
_m
300-ohm twin
lead cable
(Rear of TV)
I
EAC-66 U/V mixer
(not supplied)
tfyou are connecting to an indoor or outdoor antenna, it wili ben
adjust the orientation of theantenna for best reception.
to
3
Connecting Additional Equipment
TVand VCR
TV
_-o
2
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(VAP_X
VCR
Cable/antenna
From
T
3
1
2
(Optional
connection)
Connect the coaxial cable from your TV antenna or cable TV to the IN
jack on your VCR.
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
VCR to the VHF/UHF
IN jack on the TV.
(Optional connection)
3
4
If your VCR is equipped with video inputs, for better picture quality
you should connect A/V cables from AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on
your VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO
IN on your TV. You can use the Tyro
button to switch between the TV and VCR inputs.
TV and Cable Box
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From
Cable
1
2
Connect the coaxial cable from the wall to the IN jack on your cable
box.
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
cable box to the VHF/UHF
IN jack on the TV.
_3_ To view channels from your cable box, tune your TV to channel 3 or 4 (as set
on the rear panel of your cable box).
If you will be controlling all channel selection through your cable box, you
should consider using the CHANNEL FIX feature on page 20.
5
TV, VCR, and Cable
box
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Cable
1
2
3
our
_
4 (Optional
connection)
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Connect the coaxial cable from the wall to the IN jack on your cable
box.
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied)
from the OUT jack on your
cable box to the IN jack on your VCR.
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
VCR to the VHF/UHF IN jack on the TV.
If you will be controlling all channel selection through your cable box, you
should consider using the CHANNEL FIX feature on page 20.
(Optional connection)
4
If your VCR is equipped
with video inputs, for better picture quality
you should connect A/V cables from AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on
your VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO
IN on your TV. You can use the w_v,oEoc:D
button to switch between the TV and VCR inputs.
For optimum picture quality, use S VIDEO instead of the yellow A/V cable.
S VIDEO does not provide sound, the audio cables must still be connected.
6
TV and Digital Satellite
Receiver
TV
2 I
From
II cable/
VHFJUHF
1
Satellite
Au[xo O_T
(VAP_FIX)
V]D_
receiver
Satellite
antenna
cable
3
1
Connect the cable from your satellite antenna
the satellite receiver.
2
Attach the coaxial
connector
to SATELLITE IN on
from your cable or antenna to
VHF / UHF on your TV.
3
Using A / V connectors, connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your
satellite receiver to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.
-_
You can use the Tv_:3_°button to switch between the satellite receiverand TV.
For optimum picture quality, use S VIDEO instead of the yel!ow AN cable.
S VIDEO does not provide sound, your audio connectors must still be
connected.
7
Connecting a Camcorder
Using A/V cables, connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your camcorder
to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.
(Front A/V Panel)
A/V output
Connecting a DVD Player
Using A/V connectors,
on your TV.
connect LINE OUT on your DVD to VIDEO IN
(Rear of TV)
--
;VIDEO
VHF/UHF
_L_O C_
(Rear of DVD player)
._O[:IIOR A_IOL
_
SVIDEO
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A/V outputs
For optimum picture quality, use S VIDEO instead of the yellow AIV cable.
S VIDEO does not provide sound, your audio connectors must still be
connected.
9
Connecting
an audio
system
Using audio connectors, connect AUDIO OUT on your TV to one of the
unused line inputs (e.g. TV, AUX, TAPE 2) on your stereo.
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10
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Using the Remote Control and
Basic Functions
This section shows you how to use more advanced
control and how to use the on-screen menus.
buttons
on the remote
Button
Description
POWER
Press when you want to turn
connected equipment on and off.
FUNCTION
Press when you want to control
connected equipment
with your
remote control.
MUTING
Instantly turns off the sound.
Press again or press _ to restore
sound.
SYSTEM OFF
Powers
once.
W/VIDEO
Cycles through
inputs.
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Moves
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off all Sony equipment
the cursor
in the on-
to select or
PICTURE MODE
Cycles through the available
VIDEO MODE settings.
SLEEP
Turns the TV off automatically
in
approximately
30, 60 or 90
minutes. Cancel by pressing until
SLEEP OFF appears.
MTS/SAP
Cycles through the Multichannel TV Sound (MTS)
options: STEREO, SAP (Second
Audio Programming),
MONO.
DISPLAY
Press once to show current time,
(if set) and channel number.
Press again to activate CAI'q'ION
VISION settings, if available. To
cancel, press again until
DISPLAY OFF appears.
CH
8G
video
scaeen
the arrow
buttons menus.
to movePress
the cursor,
press
the center button
access an option.
VOL
available
at
SONY
11
12
w,¢_@
r
Cycles
through
available
AUTO
VOLUME
settings
(see page
16).
JUMP
Alternates back and forth
between the last two channels
selected with the (_)-(_) buttons.
GUIDE
Brings up the custom guide of
your satellite receiver.
MENU
Displays the on-screen menu.
Press again to exit the menu at
any time.
RESET
Press to return to factory settings
while in the on-screen menu.
CODE SET
Use to program your remote
control to operate connected
video equipment, (see page 29).
Setting Up the TV Automatically
After you have finished connecting your TV, you will want
PROGRAM to set up your channels.
to run AUTO
_3WER
1
Press
_
to turn on the TV, the initial setup screen appears.
AUTO PROGRAM
[CH+]
EXiT
[CH-]
First please Connect
cable/antenna
2
CH
Press ® to AUTO PROGRAM
or _D to exit.
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Quick Start to the Menus
The following_se_gs
are ayai!able _in Your_ o nsscr_een _.me_nus:..........
Menu
Make adjustments
picture settings.
_VIDEO
MODE:VIVID
i, I PICTURE
BRIGHTNESS
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COLOR
HUE
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AUDIO
TREBLE
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BASS
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BALANCE
..............................
AUTOVOLUME: OFF
SPEAKER: ON
AUDIO OUT: VARIABLE
OPTIONS
DMENU
Move _{_
Select_
Exit@
Change
your audio
settings.
_-----]TIMER
DAYLIGHTSAVING:YES
CURRENTTIME SET
ON/OFF TIMER
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your
OPTIONS
_M'rS:STEREO
EFFECT:OFF
DMENU
Move{_a{_ Select(Z)
The OFHONS menu offers
customized audio features.
Set the clock on your TV,
(CURRENT TIME SET) and
program scheduled viewing
using the ON/OFF TIMER.
channels.
CHANNEL SET UP
I, FAVORITECHANNEL
CABLE: OFF
CHANNEL FIX: OFF
AUTO PROGRAM
CHANNEL SKIP/ADD
CHANNEL CAPTION
:)MENU
Move(_
The
setting
14
Select( E3,
CHANNEL
provides
t:_
Exit@
Exit_
SET UP
CHANNEL SET UP
PARENTALCONTROL
VIDEO LABEL
CAPTIONVISION:CC1
LANGUAGE:ENGLISH
TILTCORRECTION:0
DEMO
DMENU
Move{_
Select
(_D Exit_
Program
to your
further
up your
Exit_
SET UP
options for
channels.
Menus showns are for KV-24FV10, your menus may not look exactly like
those illustrated.
Using the Menus
This
your
chapter
TV.
shows
the options
available
for setting
up and adjusting
To access a menu
1 PressME.o
2
Use
3
Press
the _ or _ buttons
¢_
to access
to highlight
an option.
the menu.
Using the VIDEO _ menu
VIDEO
MODE: VIVID
PICTURE
return,ram,HUm
BRIGHTNESS m,m,nma,.,-...
COLOR
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MODE:
Custom picture
settings
VIVID: Select for enhanced picture and contrast.
STANDARD: Select for a standard picture.
MOVIE: Select for a darker picture for movie viewing.
Item
Press _ to
PICTURE
Decrease
BRIGHTNESS
Darken
COLOR
Decrease
HUE
SHARPNESS
picture
Press 4 to
contrast
Increase
picture
Brighten
the picture
Increase
color saturation
Increase the red tones
Increase
the green tones
Soften the picture
Sharpen the picture
the picture
color intensity
contrast
lS
Using the AUDIO
AUDIO
TREBLE
menu
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BASS
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BALANCE
...............
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AUTOVOLUME: OFF
SPEAKER:ON
AUDIO OUT:VARIABLE
OPTIONS
DMENU
Move_
Select_
Exit@
TREBLE
Adjust
left or right to adjust higher
BASS
Adjust
left or fight to adjust low pitched
sound.
BALANCE
Adjust
left or right to emphasize
balance.
AUTO VOLUME
Stabilizes volume
ON: Select to stabilize the volume when changing
channels.
OFF: Select to turn AUTO VOLUME off.
SPEAKER
Custom selection
of audio output
source
ON: Select to listen to the sound from the TV speakers with
or without a separate stereo system.
OFF: Select to turn off the TV speakers and listen to the
TV's sound only through external audio system speakers.
AUDIO OUT
AUDIO OUT can only be set when SPEAKER is set to OFF.
VARIABLE: Adjust the volume through your TV.
FIXED: Adjust the TV volume through a connected stereo.
-_
16
Press
pitched
speaker
sound.
for a direct selection OfAUTO VOLUME settings.
OPTIONS menu
OPTIONS
pMTS:STEREO
EFFECT:OFF
_MENU
Move{_I_ Sele_
F_it_
MTS
Multi-Channel
TV Sound
STEREO: Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo.
SAP: Listen to bilingual broadcast
or other Second Audio
Programs (SAP).
MONO: Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.
EFFECT
Custom audio
SRS: Produces a dynamic three dimensional
sound for
stereo audio signals, (KV-24FV10 only).
SURROUND: Simulates theater quality sound for stereo
programs, (KV-20FV10 only).
SIMULATED: Adds a surround-like
effect to mono
settings
programs.
If your TV is set to SAP, all non-SAP programs will be muted. If your TV does
not have sound, check your AUDIO settings.
-_
For direct MTS settings, press the _
button
on your remote control.
17
Using the SET UP
menu
SET UP
CHANNEL SET UP
PARENTAL CONTROL
VIDEO LABEL
CAPTION VISION: CC1
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
TILT CORRECTION:0
DEMO
DMENU
Move_
Select (3D
Exit_
PARENTAL
CONTROL
The PARENTAL CONTROL feature provides parents several
options for programming
the TV to block shows based on
their rating, (see page 22).
VIDEO LABEL
Label connected
equipment
With the VIDEO LABEL window open:
I Press _ or _, to access the input you want to label and
CAPTION
VISION
ClosedCaptioning
CCl, 2, 3, 4: Displays printed dialogue of a program.
TEXT1, 2, 3, 4: Displays network/station
information.
XDS (Extended Data Services): Displays information about
the network and current program, if available.
LANGUAGE
Display all menus in your language of choice.
1 Point cursor at LANGUAGE
and press (3D.
press _.
2 Press _ or _ to choose a label and press cD.
2 Using
the _, or ,C,buttons,
highlight
desired language
and
press c_D.
TILT
CORRECTION
Press ,_,or _' to correct
press ca_ to activate.
any tilt of the picture by -5 and +5,
DEMO
Select to run a demonstration
of the on-screen
menus.
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CHANNEL SET UP menu
CHANNEL SET UP
FAVORITECHANNEL
CABLE: OFF
CHANNEL FIX: OFF
AUTO PROGRAM
CHANNEL SKIP/ADD
CHANNEL CAPTION
_)MENU
Move[_
Select GD
Exit_
FAVORITE
CHANNEL
With the FAVORITE CHANNEL menu open:
1 Use the _ or _, buttons to select AUTO or MANUAL,
Quick access
to favorite
channels
(selecting AUTO will display the last five channels
accessed by the (_-(_
buttons).
2 Select the position (1-5) where you want to program
channel.
-_
3
Using the _, or _ buttons, select the desired channel.
4
Press c_,
the TV will change to the channel entered.
To use FAVORITECHANNEL: Exit all menus and press (D. PressOor
move the cursor to the desired channel number and press CD.
CABLE
a
_ to
ON: Select if you are receiving cable channels with a CATV
cable.
OFF: Select if you are using an antenna.
-_
After changing your CABLE settings, you will need to run AUTO PROGRAM.
CHANNEL
FIX
2-6: Select when you want to control all channel selection
through a cable box.
VIDEO: Select from available video inputs when you have
connected video equipment
want your TV fixed to it.
_:_
(e.g. satellite receiver)
and you
FAVORITECHANNEL cannot be used when CHANNEL FIX is set.
AUTO
PROGRAM
Run AUTO PROGRAM whenever setting up your TV. It
will cycle through all available channels and program any
receivable channels.
CHANNEL
SKIP/ADD
Use this feature after you run AUTO PROGRAM to skip
unwanted channels or add new ones.
1 Use the _ or _, buttons to access the desired channel.
2 Press c_ to SKIP or ADD (only one option will be
available).
2O
CHANNEL
CAPTION
Label up to 12
channels with
their call letters
With the CHANNEL CAIrI'ION window open:
1 Press _,
then press o or _, until you reach the desired
channel number.
2
Press c_
to activate the channel.
3 Press _ or _, to display the first call letter or number of
the caption and press c_ to select it. When finished,
press c3D to activate.
21
Using PARENTALCONTROL
The PARENTAL CONTROL
feature is designed to help parents monitor
what their children watch on television. This section shows you the
different rating systems available and shows you how to set your TV's
rating.
Overview of the Ratings
Once
you have
ready
to set your
become
familiar
with
these
rating
systems,
you
should
be
TV's rating.
IV RATINGS
The TV ratings
content-based.
are divided
into
two groups:
age-based
TV RATINGS
) TV-Y:
TV-Y'/:
FV
TV-G: TV-PG: D_ L_ S_ V_
W-14:
D_ L S V_
"I'V-MA: _
L_ S_ V_
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Select _ategory
Move L,_I Select(E3 Exit_
and
--Content
Age
Defined as
Contents
Defined as
TV-Y
All children
FV
Fantasy
"lV-Y7
Directed
D
TV-G
General audience
Suggestive
dialogue
TV-PG
Parental Guidance
L
Strong language
suggested
S
Sexual situations
TV-14
Parents Strongly
cautioned
V
Violence
TV-MA
Mature
-_
to older children
Audience
Violence
only
The content ratings will increase depending on the level of the age-based
rating. For example, a program with a TV-PG V (Violence) rating may contain
moderate violence, while a TV-14 V (Violence) rating may contain intense
violence.
22
MOVIE RATINGS
(U.S.models only)
This system defines the rating levels of movies shown on the big screen
and those on prime
cable
channels.
MOVIE RATINGS
_G:
PG:
PG-13:
Rating
Defined
as
G
General audience
PG
Parental
PG-13
R
Parents strongly
Restricted
NC-17
No one 17 and under admitted
X
No one 17 and under
Guidance
suggested
R:
NC-17: -
cautioned
X:
DMENUSelectrating
Move[_(_
Select_
Exit_
admitted
UNRATED
(U.S.models only)
You have the option
of blocking TV programs
or movies
that are not
rated.
VIEW ALL
View all unrated
programs
CUSTOM RATINGS
BLOCK TV
Block all unrated
TV programs
BLOCK
MOVIE
Block all unrated
movies
"rv RATINGS
MOVIE RATINGS
="UNRATED: VIEW ALL
DMENU
BLOCK
B]ock all unrated
Selectcategory
BOTH
programming
Move_
S_ectC_3
Exit_
If you choose to block unrated W programs, please be, aware that the
following programs may be blocked: emergency broadcasts, political
programs, sports, news, public service announcements, religious programs
and weather.
23
ENGLISH RATINGS
(Canadianmodels only)
These ratings are for Canadian
programs
Rating
Defined as
C
Children
C8+
Children 8 years and older
G
General programming
PG
Parental Guidance
14+
Viewers
18+
Adult programming
that are broadcast in English.
ENGLISH RATINGS
I, C:
_
08+:
G:
_
PG:
_
14+:
18+:
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Select rating
Move(_
Select _
14 and older
Exit_
FRENCH RATINGS
(Canadian
These
models only)
ratings
are for Canadian
programs
Rating
Defined as
C
General
8 ans+
Not recommended
children
for younger
13
Not recommended
for children
ans+
under age 13
16
ans+
Not recommended
under 16
18
ans+
This program is restricted to
adults
are broadcast
that
in French.
FRENCH RATINGS
_G:
8 aNs+: _
13 ans+: _
16 ans+: _
18 an,s+:_
_)MENU
Selectrating
Move_(_
SelectC_
Exit_
for ages
U.S.ARATINGS
(Canadian
models only)
For programs
page
from
the United
22 for information
States.
on U.S.A.
Please
see, "TV RATINGS"
on
RATINGS.
Initial access into PARENTAL CONTROL
1
In the SET UP _
and press
future
24
menu,
point
the cursor
to PARENTAL
oR, (you will be asked to set a 4-digit
access into PARENTAL
CONTROL).
password
CONTROL
for any
2
Press c_, then use the (_)-(_) buttons
to enter a 4-digit password.
PARENTAL CONTROL
PASSWORD:
Use [0-9] buttonsto
enter newfour-digit
password
Move{_
Select G£)
Exit_
Keep this instrUction manual in a safe place; In the event that you forget your
password, please see page 33.
]
Confirm
your password
by entering
Once your password
is set correctly,
PARENTAL CONTROL
menu.
it again.
you will be taken into the
Activating PARENTAL LOCK
In order to change
to ON.
the RATING,
you will need to set PARENTAL
LOCK
PARENTAL CONTROL
)'PARENTAL LOCK: OFF
RATING: CHILD
CHANGE PASSWORD
_)MENU
Move_1_
1
Point the cursor
2
Using the 4 or _, buttons,
to PARENTAL
Select(3_
Exit_
LOCK and press c_.
highlight
ON and press cD to activate.
Setting the RATING
If you are not familiar with the Parental
may use one of the following preselected
selections: CHILD, YOUTH or YOUNG
1
Point the cursor
to RATING
Guidelines
categories
ADULT.
and press
rating system, you
to simplify the rating
c_.
25
2
Using
the 9 or _ buttons,
select the desired
rating and press
cz_.
PARENTAL CONTROL
PARENTAL LOCK: ON
RATING:YOUTH
CHANGE PASSWORD
DMENU
Move _(_
Select _
a maximum
Exit_
Rating
TV will allow
rating of:
CHILD
TV-Y, TV-G, G (U.S. models only), G (Canadianmodels
only)
YOUTH
TV-PG, PG (U.S. models only), PG (Canadian models only)
YOUNG ADULT
TV-14, PG-13 (U.S. models only), 14+ (Canadian models
only)
CUSTOM
Select to set more restrictive ratings.
Using the CUSTOMmenu
You should be familiar with the rating systems before attempting
to set
CUSTOM ratings. Refer to pages 22-24, "Overview of the Ratings," for a
description
of the available rating systems.
1
In the RATING
press
2
option,
use _ Or _ to highlight
CUSTOM
and
c_.
Using
the 4 or _ buttons,
press
c_.
select the desired
3
Use 4 or _ to select the maximum
4
Press
4 or _ to block
press
c_.
rating
(#L) or unblock
rating category
or content
and
and press
( _ ) the rating
¢_.
or content
and
Once you have blocked a rating or content, all higher ratings or contents will
be automatically blocked.
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Resetting
1
your
password
Usethe _ or _ buttonstomovethecursortoCHANGEPASSWORD
and press c_.
2
Follow
pages
the directions
24-25,
for, "Initial
for information
Access
into Parental
on changing
Control,"
on
your password.
Information for Parents
To view a program that exceeds the TV rating
ENTER
Q
Press
O
password.
ah
on the remote
control, then use the (_)-(_) buttons to enter your
Entering your password to view a blocked program will temporarily turn
PARENTAL LOCK to OFF.To reactivate your PARENTALLOCK settings, turn the
TV off then back on; the TV will return to the settings that you have selected.
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Other Information
Programming the Remote Control
You can use the supplied
video equipment.
remote
1
Press COOESET
CZ3
2
Press _
3
Use the (_)-(_) buttons
or _
control to operate
Sony or non-Sony
(FUNCTION).
to key in the code number from the following
chart.
ENTER
4
Press
O.
VCR codes
Sony
301, 302, 303
JC Penney
309, 305, 304, 330, 314,
336, 337
Admiral
(M.Ward)
327
JVC
314, 336, 337, 345, 346,
347
Aiwa
338, 344
Kenwood
314, 336, 332, 337
Audio Dynamic
314, 337
LXI (Sears)
332, 305, 330, 335, 338
Broksonic
319, 317
Magnavox
308, 309, 310
Canon
309, 308
Marantz
314, 336, 337
Citizen
332
Marta
332
Craig
302, 332
Memorex
309, 335
Criterion
315
Minolta
305, 304
Curtis Mathis
304, 338, 309
Mitsibishi/MGA
323, 324, 325, 326
Daewoo
341, 312, 309
Multitech
325, 338, 321
DBX
314,336, 337
NEC
314, 336, 337
Dimensia
304
Olympic
309, 308
Emerson
319, 320, 316, 317, 318,
341
Optimus
327
Fisher
330, 335
Panasonic
308, 309, 306, 307
Funai
338
Pentax
305, 304
General Electric
329, 304, 309
Philco
308, 309
Go Video
322, 339, 340
Philips
308, 309, 310
Goldstar
332
Pioneer
308
Hitachi
306, 304, 305, 338
Quasar
308, 309, 306
Instant Replay
309, 308
RCA/PROSCAN
304, 305, 308, 309, 311,
312, 313, 310, 329
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VCR codes
Realistic
309, 330, 328, 335, 324,
338
Symphonic
338
Sansui
314
Tashiro
332
Samsung
322, 313, 321
Tatung
314, 336, 337
Sanyo
330, 335
Teac
314, 336, 338, 337
Scott
312, 313, 321, 335, 323,
324, 325, 326
Technics
309, 308
Sharp
327, 328
Toshiba
312, 311
Shintom
315
Wards
327, 328, 335, 331, 332
Signature 2000
338, 327
Yamaha
314, 330, 336, 337
SV2000
338
Zenith
331
Sylvania
308, 309, 338, 310
(M.Ward)
Satellite receiver codes
Cable box codes
Hamlin/Regal
222, 223, 224, 225, 226
Sony
801 (preset code for
remote control
Jerrold/G. L
201, 202, 203, 204, 205,
206, 207, 208, 218
General Electric
802
Oak
227, 228, 229
Hitachi
805
Panasonic
219, 220, 221
Hughes
804
Pioneer
214, 215
Panasonic
803
Scientific Atlanta
209, 210, 211
RCA / PROSCAN
802, 808
Tocom
216, 217
Toshiba
806, 807
Zenith
212, 213
Laser Disc Player codes
DVD codes
Sony
701
Sony
751
Panasonic
704, 710
Panasonic
753
Pioneer
702
Pioneer
752
RCA
755
Toshiba
754
If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one by one until
you come to the correct code for your equipment.
Whenever you remove the batteries, the code numbers may revert to the
factory setting and must be reset.
3O
In some rare cases, you may not be able to operate your equipment with the
supplied remote control. In this case, use the equipment's supplied remote
control,
Operating a VCR
Press
To
VrR_VO
CZ3
Power
(_)_ (_)
Select channels
c.c.
Change
®®
_1
on the VCR
channels
I_
Play video
•
Stop
or
I_
n
• and •
at the same time
TV/WR
+0
Search
directly
tape
forward
or backward
Pause
Record
Change
between
VCR and TV inputs
Operating a DVD
Press
To
vmt_
CD
Power
(__ (_)
Select
c. _
®®
on the DVD
chapters
Search chapters
directly
forward
or backward
Play DVD
•
Stop
II
Pause
_, _, % _
MENU
C::)
Move
the cursor
Display
in the menu
the DVD menu
OP.erating__a_L_ase_r_Dis_£
........................................................................................
Press
To
vwa_
CD
Power
on the laser disc
c. cH
Search
chapters
O(9
forward
or backward
Play disc
•
Stop
II
Pause
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Troubleshooting
If you are having a problem with your TV, try the suggestions
the problem persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer.
No picture, no
sound
Q
Make sure the power
Q
If a red light is flashing on the front of your TV for
more than a few minutes, call your local service center.
Q
Check your PARENTAL
25-26).
Check
the TV/VIDEO
to TV; when
(page
cord is plugged
below. If
CONTROL
settings:
watching
video
il_
settings,
when
(pages
watching
equipment,
TV, set
set to VIDEO
15).
O
Make sure the batteries
into the remote control.
Q
Try another channel,
Poor or no
Q
Adjust
PICTURE in the VIDEO menu (page 15).
picture,
Q
Adjust
BRIGHTNESS in the VIDEO menu (page 15).
sound
Q
Check the antenna
Good picture,
no sound
UI
Press ._G so that MUTING
screen (page 11).
disappears
I3
Check your AUDIO
SAP (page 16).
Your TV may be set to
No color
Q
Adjust COLOR in the VIDEO menu (page 15).
Only snow
appears on the
[_
Check the CABLE setting in the SET UP menu
(page 20).
screen
Q
Check
O
Make sure the channel
broadcasting.
Q
Adjust the antenna.
stripes
Q
Move the TV away from other electronic equipment.
Some electronic equipment can create electrical noise,
which can interfere with TV reception.
Double images
or ghosts
Q
Check your outdoor
Cannot receive
Q
Make sure CABLE is set to OFF in the SET UP menu
_1
(page 20).
Use AUTO PROGRAM
Dotted
good
lines
or
higher number
channels (UHF)
when using an
antenna
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have
inserted
it could be station
and/or
correctly
trouble.
cable connections
settings.
the antenna and/or
presently
been
from the
cable connections
selected
(page 3).
(page 3).
is currently
antenna or call your cable service.
in the memory
to add channels that are not
(page 20).
Cable stations
_1
Make sure CABLE is set to ON in the SET UP menu
don't seem to
work
[_
(page 20).
Use AUTO PROGRAM
presently
in the memory
to add channels that are not
(page 20).
Remote
_
Batteries could be weak. Replace them (page 2).
Control does
not operate
Q
Move the TV 3-4 feet away from fluorescent
The TV needs
to be cleaned
_
Clean the TV with a soft dry cloth. Never use strong
solvents such as thinner or benzine, which might
damage the finish of the cabinet.
Lost password
for PARENTAL
CONTROL
O
In the password screen, enter the following master
password:
4357. After using the master password, you
must create a new password.
lights.
If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your
Sony television, please call our Direct Response Center at 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (U.S. residents
only). (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).
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Specifications
For all models
Television
(except
system
as noted)
American TV standard/NTSC
Channel coverage
VHF: 2-13/UHF:
Antenna
75-ohm external antenna terminal
Picture
tube
14-69/CATV:
120 V, 60 Hz
Supplied
Size AA (R6) batteries (2)
Remote Control RM-Y168
Optional Accessories
for VHF/UHF
FD Trinitron ®
Power requirements
Accessories
1-125
Antenna dipole
Connecting cables VMC-810S/820S,
YC-15V/30V, RK74A
U/V mixer EAC-66
VMC-720M,
KV-20FV10
Screen size
Visible screen size: 20 inch measured
diagonally
Actual tube size: 21 inch measured diagonally
Inputs/outputs
2 video, 2 audio
1 S VIDEO
1 AUDIO OUT
1 headphone jack
Speaker output
5Wx2
Power
125 W when in use
1 W in standby
Consumption
Dimensions
562 x 466 x 503 mm
(W/H/D)
(22 1/8 x 18 3/8 x 19 3/4 in.)
Mass
27 kg (59 lbs.)
KV-24FV10
Screen size
Visible screen size: 24 inch measured diagonally
Actual tube size: 25 inch measured diagonally
Inputs / outputs
2 video, 2 audio
1 s VIDEO
1 AUDIO OUT
1 headphone
jack
Speaker output
10 W x 2
Power
150 W when in use
1 W in standby
Consumption
Dimensions
652 x 524.3 x 467.3 mm
(W/H/D)
(25 3/4 x 20 11/16x 18 :/16 in.)
Mass
37 kg (87 lbs. 9oz)
Design
34
and specifications
are subject to change
without
notice.
Index
ENGLISH
A
FAVORITE CHANNEL
1, 20
FRENCH RATINGS 24
AUDIO ._ menu 16
AUTO PROGRAM
20
AUTO VOLUME
RATINGS
24
H
CONTROL
HUE
16
15
L
B
LANGUAGE 19
Laser Disc Player codes 30
Battery Installation 2
BRIGHTNESS 15
M
C
Cable box codes 30
CAPTION VISION 19
CHANNEL CAPTION 21
CHANNEL FIX 20
CHANGE PASSWORD 27
CHANNEL SET UP 20
COLOR 15
Code numbers
Cable box 30
Satellite Receiver 30
DVD 30
Menus
AUDIO
._ 16
SET UP _ 19
TIMER @ 18
VIDEO _ 15
MOVIE RATING 23
MTS 17
MONO 17
SAP 17
STEREO 17
O
Laser Disc Player 30
VCR 29
ON / OFF TIMER 1, 18
P
Connections
Connecting a Camcorder 9
Connecting a DVD player 9
Connecting and audio
system 10
TV and Cable Box 5
TV and VCR 4
TV and Satellite
Receiver 7
PARENTAL
Password
22
Entering 24
Lost 33
PICTURE
15
R
RATINGS
ENGLISH 24
FRENCH 24
MOVIE 23
TV22
UNRATED 23
U.S.A. 24
Remote Control 11
TV, Satellite
Receiver and VCR 8
TV, VCR, and Cable box 6
CURRENT TIME SET 18
D
DAYLIGHT SAVING
DEMO 19
DVD codes 30
CONTROL
18
S
SET UP _
menu
19
35
SHARPNESS
15
Specifications 34
T
TIMER J_) menu 18
Troubleshooting
32
TV Features 1
TV RATING 22
TILT CORRECTION 19
IJ
U.S.A. RATINGS 24
UNRATED 23
V
VCR codes 29
VIDEO _
menu 15
VIDEO MODE 15
VMD
15
STANDARD
15
MOVIE 15
VIDEO LABEL 19
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Sony Corporation
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