ProScan CRT Television Operating instructions

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Equipment
Trinitron Color TV
®
Operating Instructions
KV-20FV12
KV-24FV12
© 2000 by Sony Corporation
User Guide
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WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the TV to rain or moisture.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
ATTENTION
RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE,
NE PAS OUVRIR
PRECAUCION
RIESGO DE CHOQUE ELECTRICO
NO ABRIR
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
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 CATV Installer
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 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
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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.
If any liquid or solid object falls into the TV, unplug it and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it further.
CAUTION
When using TV games, computers, and similar products with your TV, keep the brightness
and contrast functions 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 logos onto the TV screen. These types of imprints are not covered by
your warranty because they are the results of misuse.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not use this polarized plug with an
extension cord, receptacle, or other outlet unless the blades can be fully
inserted to prevent blade exposure.
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You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
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 or relocate the receiving antennas.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
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 manual and the rear of
your TV.
Trademarks and Copyrights
ENERGY STAR® is a registered mark.
As an ENERGY STAR ® Partner, Sony has determined that this product or product
model meets the ENERGY STAR ® guidelines for energy efficiency.
Licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under USP 4638258.4482866. BBE and BBE symbol are trademarks of
BBE Sound, Inc.
For KV-24FV12 only
( )® SRS (SOUND RETRIEVAL)
The ( ) SRS (SOUND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM) is manufactured by Sony Corporation under license
from SRS Labs, Inc. It is covered by U.S. Patent No. 4,748,669. Other U.S. and foreing patents pending.
The word ‘SRS’ and the SRS symbol ( ) are registered trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc.
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Important Safeguards
For your protection, please read these instructions completely, and keep this manual for
future reference. Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, cautions, and
instructions placed on the set, or described in the operating instructions or service manual.
WARNING
To guard against injury, the following basic safety precautions should be observed in the
installation, use, and servicing of the set.
Use
Power Sources
This set should be operated only from the
type of power source indicated on the
serial/model plate. If you are not sure of
the type of electrical power supplied to
your home, consult your dealer or local
power company. For those sets designed to
operate from battery power, refer to the
operating instructions.
Grounding or Polarization
This set is equipped with a polarized AC
power cord plug (a plug having one blade
wider than the other), or with a three-wire
grounding type plug (a plug having a third
pin for grounding).
Follow the instructions below:
For the set with a polarized AC power
cord plug
This plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. This is a safety feature. If you are
unable to insert the plug fully into the
outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug
should still fail to fit, contact your
electrician to have a suitable outlet
installed. Do not defeat the safety purpose
of the polarized plug by forcing it in.
Alternate Warning
For the set with a three-wire
grounding type AC plug
This plug will only fit into a groundingtype power outlet. This is a safety feature.
If you are unable to insert the plug into the
outlet, contact your electrician to have a
suitable outlet installed. Do not defeat the
safety purpose of the grounding plug.
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Overloading
Cleaning
Do not overload wall outlets, extension
cords or convenience receptacles beyond
their capacity, since this can result in fire or
electric shock. Always turn the set off
when it is not to be used. When the set is
left unattended and unused for long
periods of time, unplug it from the wall
outlet as a precaution against the
possibility of an internal malfunction that
could create a fire hazard.
Unplug the set from the wall outlet before
cleaning or polishing it. Do not use liquid
cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a cloth
lightly dampened with water for cleaning
the exterior of the set.
Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into the set
through the cabinet slots as they may touch
dangerous voltage points or short out parts
that could result in a fire or electric shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind on the set.
If a snapping or popping sound from a TV
set is continuous or frequent while the TV
is operating, unplug the TV and consult
your dealer or service technician. It is
normal for some TV sets to make
occasional snapping or popping sounds,
particularly when being turned on or off.
Installation
Water and Moisture
Attachments
Do not use attachments not recommended
by the manufacturer, as they may cause
hazards.
Do not use power-line operated sets near
water — for example, near a bathtub,
washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in
a wet basement, or near a swimming pool,
etc.
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Accessories
Do not place the set on an unstable cart,
stand, tripod, bracket, table, or shelf. The
set may fall, causing serious injury to a
child or an adult, and serious damage to
the set. Use only a cart or stand
recommended by the manufacturer for the
specific model of TV any mounting of the
product should follow the manufacturer’s
instructions, and should use a mounting
accessory recommended by the
manufacturer. An appliance and cart
combination should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven
surfaces may cause the appliance and cart
combination to overturn.
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Never place the set in a confined
space, such as a bookcase, or built-in
cabinet, unless proper ventilation is
provided.
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Do not place the set near or over a
radiator or heat register, or where it
is exposed to direct sunlight.
Power-Cord Protection
Ventilation
The slots and openings in the cabinet and in
the back or bottom are provided for
necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable
operation of the set, and to protect it from
overheating, these slots and openings must
never be blocked or covered.
•
Never cover the slots and openings
with a cloth or other materials.
•
Never block the slots and openings
by placing the set on a bed, sofa, rug
or other similar surface.
Do not allow anything to rest on or roll
over the power cord, and do not place the
set where the power cord is subject to wear
or abuse.
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Grounding or Polarization
This set may be equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug (a plug having one
blade wider than other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a
safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the
plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact you electrician to replace your obsolete outlet.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
Antennas
Outdoor Antenna Grounding
If an outdoor antenna is installed, follow the precautions below. An outdoor antenna system
should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power
circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits.
WHEN INSTALLING AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD
BE TAKEN TO KEEP FROM CONTACTING SUCH POWER LINES OR CIRCUITS AS
CONTACT WITH THEM IS ALMOST INVARIABLY FATAL.
Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage
surges and built-up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) in USA
and Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical Code in Canada provides information with respect
to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to
an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge unit,
connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
Antenna Grounding According to the NEC
Refer to section 54-300 of Canadian Electrical Code for Antenna Grounding.
ANTENNA
LEAD IN
WIRE
GROUND
CLAMP
ANTENNA
DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
ELECTRIC
SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
NEC - NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE
GROUNDING CONDUCTORS
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
GROUND CLAMPS
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
ELECTRODE SYSTEM
(NEC ARTICLE 250, PART H)
Lightning
For added protection for this television receiver during a lightning storm, or when it is left
unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and
disconnect the antenna. This will prevent damage to the receiver due to lightning and
power-line surges.
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Service
Damage Requiring Service
Unplug the set from the wall outlet and
refer servicing to qualified service
personnel under the following conditions:
•
When the power cord or plug is
damaged or frayed.
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When the set exhibits a distinct
change in performance — this
indicates a need for service.
Servicing
Do not attempt to service the set yourself
since opening the cabinet may expose you
to dangerous voltage or other hazards.
Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.
If liquid has been spilled into the set
or objects have fallen into the
product.
Replacement Parts
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If the set has been exposed to rain or
water.
•
If the set has been subject to
excessive shock by being dropped, or
the cabinet has been damaged.
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If the set does not operate normally
when following the operating
instructions. Adjust only those
controls that are specified in the
operating instructions. Improper
adjustment of other controls may
result in damage and will often
require extensive work by a
qualified technician to restore the set
to normal operation.
When replacement parts are required, be
sure the service technician certifies in
writing that he has used replacement parts
specified by the manufacturer that have the
same characteristics as the original parts.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in
fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
Safety Check
Upon completion of any service or repairs
to the set, ask the service technician to
perform routine safety checks (as specified
by the manufacturer) to determine that the
set is in safe operating condition, and to so
certify. When the set reaches the end of its
useful life, improper disposal could result
in a picture tube implosion. Ask a qualified
service technician to dispose of the set.
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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................................................ 3
Connecting Additional Equipment .................. 4
Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions
Using the Remote Control................................ 11
Setting Up the TV Automatically.................... 13
Quick Start to the Menus.................................. 14
Using the Menus
Using the Video
Menu ............................... 18
Using the Audio
Menu .............................. 19
Options Menu .................................................... 20
Using the Channel Setup
Menu................ 21
Parental Control................................................. 22
Using the Parental Control
Menu ............ 25
Using the Timer
Menu ............................... 28
Using the Setup
Menu................................ 29
Options Menu .................................................... 30
Other Informations
Programming the Remote Control ................. 31
Troubleshooting ................................................ 34
Specifications...................................................... 36
Index.......................................................................... 37
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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 rear of your TV or on the front cover of this manual.
Trinitron Color TV Features
®
Some of the features you will enjoy include:
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FLAT CRT — New technologically advanced screen for optimal
picture quality.
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Parental Control — A tool for parents to help monitor what their
children watch on TV by establishing rating limits.
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Favorite Channel — Instant access to your favorite channels with the
touch of a button.
Universal Remote Control — Program your remote control to operate
your connected cable box, VCR, digital satellite receiver, or DVD
player.
Energy Star® — A recognized symbol of energy efficiency.
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S VIDEO — A video input that offers enhanced picture quality.
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Direct MTS — Allows direct access to changing your Multi-Channel
TV Sound: Stereo, Mono, or Auto-SAP (Second Audio Program),
with the touch of a button.
Trilingual Menus — Choose between English, French, or Spanish
menus.
Front Panel Controls — Allows access to the on-screen menus
without the use of a remote control.
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Front A/V inputs — A quick connection for video games, camcorders,
stereo/mono equipment, or headphones.
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Operating Instructions
Batteries for the Remote Control
Insert two AA (R6) batteries (supplied) into the remote control using the
following illustration as a guide.
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Under normal conditions, batteries will last up to six months. If the remote
control does not operate properly, the batteries might be worn out.
If you will not be using the remote control for an extended period of time,
remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage.
Your remote control can be programmed to operate most video equipment,
(see page 31).
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,
satellite receiver, stereo system, or camcorder. Once you’re connected,
follow the instructions and use the remote control to access the on-screen
menus.
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Connecting Your TV
Connecting Your TV
Read this section 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 CATV cable
Depending on the cable available in your home, choose one of the
connections below:
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If you are connecting to an indoor or outdoor antenna, you may need to
adjust the orientation of the antenna for best reception.
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Operating Instructions
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TV and VCR
Rear of TV
2
VCR
1
Coxial
Cable
From
cable/
antenna
3 (Optional connection)
1
Connect the coaxial cable from your TV antenna or cable service to
the IN jack on your VCR.
2
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
VCR to the VHF/UHF jack on the TV.
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To watch video programs from your VCR, tune your TV to channel 3 or 4 (as
set on the rear of your VCR).
(Optional connection)
3
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4
If your VCR is equipped with video outputs, you can get better
picture quality by connecting A/V cables (not supplied) from
AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on
your TV.
You can use the
inputs.
button to switch between the VHF/UHF and VIDEO
For optimum picture quality, use S VIDEO (if your VCR is equipped with the
S VIDEO connection) instead of the yellow A/V cable. S VIDEO does not
provide sound, the audio cables must still be connected.
Connecting Your TV
TV and Cable Box
Cable Box
1
Coaxial
Cable
From
cable
2
Coaxial
Cable
Rear of TV
1
Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service to the IN jack on
your cable box.
2
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
cable box to the VHF/UHF jack on the TV.
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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) and use the cable box’s remote control to
change channels.
If you will be controlling all channel selection through your cable box, you
should consider using the Channel Fix feature, (see page 21).
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Operating Instructions
TV, VCR, and Cable box
Rear of TV
3
VCR
2
Coaxial
Cable
4 (Optional connection)
Cable box
1
From cable
1
Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service to the IN jack on
your cable box.
2
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
cable box to the IN jack on your VCR.
3
Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your
VCR to the VHF/UHF jack on the TV.
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If you will be controlling all channel selection through your cable box, you
should consider using the Channel Fix feature, (see page 21).
(Optional connection)
4
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6
If your VCR is equipped with video outputs, you can get better
picture quality by connecting A/V cables (not supplied) from AUDIO
and VIDEO OUT on your VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.
You can use the
inputs.
button to switch between the VHF/UHF and VIDEO
For optimum picture quality, use S VIDEO (if your VCR is equipped with the
S VIDEO connection) instead of the yellow A/V cable. S VIDEO does not
provide sound, the audio cables must still be connected.
Connecting Your TV
TV and Satellite Receiver
Rear of TV
2
From
cable/
antenna
Satellite receiver
1
Satellite
antenna
cable
SATELLITE IN
VHF/UHF
AUDIO R AUDIO L VIDEO
IN
OUT
LINE OUT
3
1
Connect the cable from your satellite antenna to SATELLITE IN on
your satellite receiver.
2
Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to
the VHF/UHF jack on your TV.
3
Using A/V cables, connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your
satellite receiver to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.
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You can use the
inputs.
button to switch between the VHF/UHF and VIDEO
For optimum picture quality, use S VIDEO (if your Satellite Receiver is equipped
with the S VIDEO connection) instead of the yellow A/V cable. S VIDEO does
not provide sound, the audio cables must still be connected.
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Operating Instructions
TV, Satellite Receiver, and VCR
Satellite
antenna
cable
1
Rear of TV
From
cable/
antenna
4
VCR
SATELLITE IN
VHF/UHF
AUDIO R AUDIO L VIDEO
2
AUDIO R AUDIO L VIDEO
IN
OUT
LINE OUT
VHF/UHF
LINE IN
IN
Satellite receiver
OUT
LINE OUT
3
5
1
Connect the cable from your satellite antenna to SATELLITE IN on
the satellite receiver.
2
Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to the
IN jack on your VCR.
3
Using a coaxial cable, connect the OUT jack on your VCR to the
VHF/UHF jack on your TV.
4
Using A/V cables, connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your
satellite receiver to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your VCR.
5
Using A/V cables, connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your VCR to
AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.
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8
To view from the satellite receiver or VCR, select the video input to which
your satellite receiver or VCR is connected by pressing
on the remote
control.
Connecting Your TV
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
MENU
F
VIDEO 2 INPUT
VIDEOL(MONO)-AUDIO-R
F
A/V output
Connecting a DVD Player
1
Using audio A/V cables, connect AUDIO OUT on your DVD player
to AUDIO IN on your TV.
2
Using a S VIDEO cable, connect S VIDEO OUT on your DVD player
to S VIDEO IN on your TV.
Rear of TV
Rear of DVD player
LINE OUT
AUDIO R AUDIO L VIDEO S VIDEO
2
1
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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.
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Operating Instructions
Connecting an Audio System
Using A/V cables, connect AUDIO OUT on your TV to one of the unused
line inputs (e.g. TV, AUX, TAPE 2) on your stereo.
Rear of TV
AUDIO-L
AUDIO-R
Line
input
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To change the level of audio output on your TV can be changed between
Fixed and Variable modes, (see page 20).
Set your stereo to the chosen line input. See page 19 for additional audio
setup instructions.
Connecting Headphones
Connect the headphones to the
jack on the front of your TV.
Front A/V Panel
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Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions
Using the Remote Control and
Basic Functions
This section shows you how to use the more advanced buttons on the
remote control and how to use the on-screen menus.
Using the Remote Control
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 off all Sony equipment at
once, (may not work with older
equipment).
TV/VIDEO
Cycles through available video
inputs.
TV/VTR
Press when you are finished
using a VCR and you want to
switch to the TV input. Your VCR
power will remain on.
Moves the cursor in the on-screen
menus. Press the arrow buttons to
move the cursor, press the center
button to select or access an
option.
PICTURE MODE
Cycles through the available
Video Mode settings.
SLEEP
Turns the TV off automatically in
approximately 15, 30, 45, 60, or 90
minutes. Cancel by pressing until
SLEEP OFF appears.
(continued)
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Operating Instructions
MTS/SAP
Cycles through the Multi-channel
TV Sound (MTS) options: Stereo,
Mono, and Auto-SAP (Second
Audio Programming).
DISPLAY
Press to display the current time,
(if set) and channel number.
Cycles through available Steady
Sound settings, (see page 19).
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JUMP
Alternates between the last two
channels selected with the 0 9
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 an on-screen menu.
CODE SET
Use to program your remote
control to operate connected
video equipment, (see page 31).
If you lost your remote control, see page 35.
Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions
Setting Up the TV Automatically
After you have finished connecting your TV, you can perform Auto
Program to set up your channels.
1
Press
to turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen appears.
Auto Program
Exit
[CH+]
[CH-]
First please connect
cable/antenna
2
CH
Press
on the remote control or in the TV front panel to perform
Auto Program.
To perform Auto Program again
6
✍
Press
.
Press g to highlight setup (
).
Press f to highlight Options. Press g or
Press f to select Cable. Press g or
to select.
to select.
F
1
2
3
4
5
Press F or to select ON or OFF according to how you connected
your TV. Press G or
.
Press f to highlight Auto Program. Press g or
channels.
to search for
The Initial Setup screen appears each time you turn on the TV until you
perform Auto Program.
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Operating Instructions
Quick Start to the Menus
The following settings are available in your on-screen menus:
Menu
Allows you to
Make adjustments to your picture
settings.
Video
Mode: Vivid
Picture Controls
VM: High
Move
Select
Audio
Treble
Bass
Balance
Steady Sound: OFF
Effect: OFF
Options
Move
Select
End MENU
Options
MTS: Auto-SAP
Speaker: OFF
Audio Out: Variable
End MENU
Move
Select
End MENU
Change your audio settings.
Customize your channel settings.
Channel Setup
Favorite Channel
Channel Fix: OFF
Channel Skip/Add
Channel Label
Move
Select
End MENU
Set rating limits on your TV based on
a program’s rating or content.
Parental Control
Password:
Move
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Select
End MENU
Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions
Menu
Allows you to
Set the clock on your TV and program
scheduled viewing using Timer 1 and
Timer 2.
Timer
Timer 1: Set
Timer 2: Set
Current Time
Daylight Saving: NO
:
Move
Select
AM
End MENU
Options
Cable: ON
Auto Program
Tilt Correction: 0
Setup
Caption Vision: CC1
Video Label
Language: English
Demo
Options
Move
Select
End MENU
Program your channels, lable video
inputs, select menu languages, or run
a demo of the menus.
Move
Select
End MENU
The Options menu offers other setup
options.
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Using the Menus
Using the Menus
This section shows the options available for setting up and adjusting
your TV.
To access a menu
6
Press
.
Use the G or g buttons to move through the menus.
Use the F or
Press g or
F
1
2
3
4
5
buttons to highlight an option.
to select or access an option.
After adjusting or selecting an option, press g or
adjustment.
Press G to go to the previous menu, or press
to complete the
to close the menu.
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Operating Instructions
Using the Video
Menu
To access the Video menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Video
Mode: Vivid
Picture Controls
VM: High
Move
Mode
Customized
picture viewing
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Press
Select
End MENU
Vivid: Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness.
Movie: Select for a finely detailed picture.
Sports: Select for a bright picture.
Standard: Select for a standard picture.
for direct Mode settings, (Vivid, Movie, Sports, Standard).
Picture
Controls
With the Picture Controls menu open:
Picture: Press G or f to decrease the contrast. Press g or F
to increase contrast.
Brightness: Press G or f to darken the picture. Press g or
F to brighten the picture.
Color: Press G or f to decrease color saturation. Press g or
F to increase color saturation.
Hue: Press G or f to decrease the red tones. Press g or F to
increase the green tones.
Sharpness: Press G or f to soften the picture. Press g or F
to sharpen the picture.
VM
Velocity
Modulation
Sharpens picture definition to give objects a sharp, clean
edge. Use the F or buttons to select from one of the
following options: OFF, High, Low.
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F
✍
When you change the Mode setting the VM setting may also change
automatically.
Using the Menus
Using the Audio
Menu
To access the Audio menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Audio
Treble
Bass
Balance
Steady Sound: OFF
Effect: OFF
Options
Move
Select
End MENU
F
Treble
Press G or to decrease the higher pitched sound. Press g
or F to increase the higher pitched sound.
Bass
Press G or to decrease the lower pitched sound. Press g
or F to increase the lower pitched sound.
Balance
Press G or to emphasize the left speaker. Press g or F to
emphasize the right speaker.
Steady Sound
Stabilizes volume
Press F or to select one of the following options:
ON: Select to stabilize the volume when changing
channels.
OFF: Select to turn Steady Sound off.
F
for direct Steady Sound settings.
F
Press
F
Effect
F
✍
Press F or to select one of the following options:
SRS: Produces a dynamic three dimensional sound for
stereo audio signals, (KV-24FV12 only).
Simulated: Simulates theater quality sound for stereo
programs, (KV-24FV12 only).
Surround: Add a surround-like effect to mono programs,
(KV-20FV12 only).
OFF: Normal stereo or mono reception.
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Operating Instructions
Options Menu
To access the Options menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Options
MTS: Auto-SAP
Speaker: OFF
Audio Out: Variable
Move
Select
End MENU
F
MTS
Multi-Channel
Sound
Press F or to select one of the following options:
Stereo: Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo.
Mono: Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.
Auto-SAP: Select to have the TV automatically to a Second
Audio Program (SAP) when a signal is received.
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
Use to control the
TV’s volume
through a stereo
Audio Out can only be set when speakers are set to OFF.
Variable: Adjust the volume through your TV.
Fixed: Adjust the TV volume through a connected stereo.
✍
If your TV is set to Auto-SAP, some programs may be muted or distorted. If
your TV does not output sound, change your Audio setting to Stereo or
Mono.
✍
Press
✍
Audio Out can only be set when Speaker is set to OFF.
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for direct MTS settings (Stereo, Mono, Auto-SAP).
Using the Menus
Using the Channel Setup
Menu
To access the Channel Setup menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Channel Setup
Favorite Channel
Channel Fix: OFF
Channel Skip/Add
Channel Label
Move
With the Favorite Channel menu open:
1 Press g or
to select.
2 Use the F or buttons to select Auto or Manual
(selecting Auto will display in gray the last five
channels accessed by the 0 9 buttons).
3 When in Manual, press G then to select the position (1-5)
where you want to set a favorite channel. Then press g or
.
4 Using the F or buttons, select the desired channel.
5 Press
then
, the TV will change to the channel entered.
F
F
Favorite
Channel
Quick access
to favorite
channels
End MENU
Select
F
To use Favorite Channel: Exit all menus and press
. Press F or
move the cursor to the desired channel number and press
.
F
✍
to
Channel Fix
2-6: Select when you want to control all channel selection through a
cable box or VCR. Select the appropriate channel (usually 3 or 4) and
use the cable box’s or VCR’s remote control for channel selection.
Video: Select from available video inputs when you have
connected video equipment (e.g. satellite receiver) and you want
your TV fixed to it.
OFF: Channel Fix is not set.
Channel
Skip/Add
Use this feature after you run Auto Program to skip unwanted
channels or add new ones.
1 Use the 0 9 buttons or the [CH +/-] buttons to select the
channel, then press
.
2 Press
to Skip or Add (only one option will be available).
Channel
Label
Label up to 40
channels with their
call letters
With the Channel Label window open:
1 Press
, then press F or until you reach the desired channel
number.
2 Press
to activate the channel.
3 Press F or to display the first call letter or number of the
caption and press
to select it. When finished, press g or
to activate.
F
F
✍
Favorite Channel,Channel Skip/Add, and Channel Label cannot be used
when Channel Fix is set.
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Operating Instructions
Parental Control
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 how to set your TV’s rating limit.
Overview of the Ratings
Once you have become familiar with these rating systems, you should be
ready to set your TV’s rating limit.
TV Ratings
The TV ratings are divided into two groups: age-based and
content-based.
Age
TV Ratings
TV-Y:
FV
TV-Y7:
TV-G:
TV-PG :
D
L
TV-14:
D
L
TV-MA :
L
Press
Move
to block
Select
S
S
S
V
V
V
Content
End MENU
Age
Defined as
Contents
Defined as
TV-Y
All children
FV
Fantasy Violence
TV-Y7
Directed to older children
D
TV-G
General audience
Suggestive
dialogue
TV-PG
Parental Guidance
suggested
L
Strong language
S
Sexual situations
TV-14
Parents Strongly
cautioned
V
Violence
TV-MA
Mature Audience only
✍
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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.
Using the Menus
Movie Ratings
(U.S. models only)
This system defines the rating levels of movies shown in theaters and on
prime cable channels.
Rating
Defined as
G
General audience
PG
Parental Guidance
suggested
PG-13
Parents strongly
cautioned
R
Restricted
NC-17
No one 17 and under
admitted
X
No one 17 and under
admitted
Movie Rating
G:
PG:
PG-13:
R:
NC-17:
X:
Press
Move
to block
Select
End MENU
Unrated
(U.S. models only)
You have the option of blocking TV programs or movies that are not
rated.
View All
Allows all unrated
programs
Block All
Blocks all unrated
programming
Block TV
Blocks all unrated TV
Programs
Block Movies
✍
Custom Ratings
TV Ratings
Movie Ratings
Unrated: View All
Allows all unrated
Programming
Move
Select
End MENU
Blocks all unrated
movies
If you choose to block unrated TV programs, please be aware that the
following programs may be blocked: emergency broadcasts, political
programs, sports, news, public service announcements, religious
programs, and weather.
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Operating Instructions
English Ratings
(Canadian models only)
These ratings are for Canadian programs that are broadcast in English.
Rating
Defined as
C
Children
C8+
Children 8 years and
older
G
General programming
PG
Parental Guidance
14+
Viewers 14 and older
18+
Adult programming
English Ratings
C:
C8+ :
G:
PG:
14+ :
18+ :
Press
Move
to block
Select
End MENU
French Ratings
(Canadian models only)
These ratings are for Canadian programs that are broadcast in French.
Rating
Defined as
G
General
8 ans+
Not recommended for
younger children
13
ans+
Not recommended for
children under age 13
16
ans+
Not recommended for
ages under 16
18
ans+
This program is restricted
to adults
French Ratings
G:
8 ans+:
13 ans+:
16 ans+:
18 ans+:
Press
Move
to block
Select
U.S.A. Ratings
(Canadian models only)
For programs from the United States. Please see “TV Ratings” on
page 22.
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End MENU
Using the Menus
Using the Parental Control
Menu
To access the Parental Control menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Parental Control
Password:
Use [0-9] buttons to
enter new four-digit
Password
Move
Select
End MENU
In the Parental Control
menu, you will be asked to set a 4-digit
password for any further access into Parental Control.
✍
2
Press
F
1
or
, then use the
0
9
buttons to enter a 4-digit password.
Keep this manual in a safe place. If you forget your password, see page 37.
Confirm your password by entering it again.
Once your password is set correctly, the next Parental Control menu
appears.
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Operating Instructions
Setting the rating
You can change the Rating by selecting one of the Lock options.
Parental Control
Lock: OFF
Change Password
Move
1
Select
Move the cursor to Lock and press g or
End MENU
.
If you are not familiar with the Parental Guidelines rating system, use
one of the following preselected categories to simplify the rating
selections: OFF, Child, Youth, Young Adult, or Custom.
Use the F or
F
2
buttons to select the desired rating and press g or
Parental Control
Lock: Young Adult
Change Password
Move
Select
End MENU
Rating
TV will allow a maximum rating of:
Child
TV-Y, TV-G, G (U.S. models only), G (Canadian models
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, (see next section)
OFF
No rating limit
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.
Using the Menus
Using the Custom menu
Before setting Custom ratings, see page 22-24, “Overview of the Ratings,”
for a description of the available rating systems.
Follow the instructions on the screen to make your custom settings. See
page 23 for U.S. models and page 24 for Canadian models for more
information.
✍
Once you have blocked a rating or content, all higher ratings or content will
be automatically blocked.
Changing your Password
1
Use the F or buttons to move the cursor to Change Password and
press g or
.
2
Follow step 2 and 3 for “Using the Parental Control menu” on
page 25.
F
Information for Parents
To view a program that exceeds the TV rating
❏
✍
Press
, then use the
0
9
buttons to enter your password.
Entering your password to view a blocked program will temporarily turn Lock to
OFF. To reactivate your Lock settings, turn the TV off then back on. The TV will
return to the settings that you have selected.
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Operating Instructions
Using the Timer
Menu
To access the Timer menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Timer
Timer 1: Set
Timer 2: Set
Current Time
Daylight Saving: NO
:
Move
AM
End MENU
With the menu open, highlight Timer 1 or Timer 2:
1 Press g or
, then press g or
again.
2 Press F or until the desired day or range of days is
displayed, then press g or
.
3 Press F or to select the hour you want the TV to turn
on, then press g or
.
4 Press F or to select the minute you want the TV to
turn on, then press g or
.
5 Press F or to set the duration (up to 6 hours) then
press g or
.
6 Press F or to set the channel and press g or
.
F
Timer 1 and
Timer 2
Scheduled
viewing
Select
F
F
F
F
✍
You must set the Current Time before you can use Timer 1 and Timer 2.
Current
Time
With the menu open:
1 Press g or
.
2 Press F or to select the day and press g or
.
3 Press F or until the current hour is displayed, then
press g or
.
4 Press F or until the current minute is displayed, then
press g or
.
Daylight
Saving
YES: Select in spring to compensate for Daylight Saving.
NO: Select in fall at the end of Daylight Saving.
F
F
F
✍
✍
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When you perform Auto Program, all Timer 1 and Timer 2 settings will be
cleared.
Any loss of power will cause the Timer 1 and Timer 2 settings to be cleared.
Using the Menus
Using the Setup
Menu
To access the Setup menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Setup
Caption Vision: CC1
Video Label
Language: English
Demo
Options
Move
Select
End MENU
F
Caption
Vision
ClosedCaptioning
Press F or to select one of the following options:
CC1, 2, 3, 4: Displays printed dialogue and sound effects 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.
OFF: Caption vision is not activated.
Video Label
Label connected
equipment
With the Video Label window open:
1 Press F or to access the input you want to label and
press g or
.
2 Press F or to choose a label and press g or
.
Language
Display all menus in your language of choice.
Use the F or buttons to select desired language and
press g or
.
Demo
Press g or
F
F
F
to run a demonstration of the on-screen menus.
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Operating Instructions
Options Menu
To access the Options menu, see “To access a menu” on page 17.
Options
Cable: ON
Auto Program
Tilt Correction: 0
Move
Cable
✍
Select
End MENU
ON: Select if you are receiving cable channels with a CATV
cable.
OFF: Select if you are using a TV antenna.
After changing your cable settings, you will need to perform Auto Program.
Auto Program
Perform Auto Program whenever setting up your TV.
It will cycle through all available channels and program
receivable channels.
F
Tilt Correction Press F or to correct any tilt of the picture from –5 to +5,
then press g or
to activate.
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Other Information
Other Information
Programming the Remote Control
You can use the supplied remote control to operate Sony and non-Sony
video equipment.
1
2
3
Press
4
Press
Press
.
VTR/DVD
Use the
chart.
0
or
9
(FUNCTION).
buttons to key in the code number from the following
.
VCR codes
Sony
301, 302, 303
JCPenney
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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Operating Instructions
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
(M.Ward)
338, 327
Yamaha
314, 330, 336, 337
SV2000
338
Zenith
331
Sylvania
308, 309, 338, 310
Cable Box codes
Satellite Receiver codes
Hamlin/Regal
222, 223, 224, 225, 226
Sony
801 (preset code for
remote control)
Jerrold/G. I.
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
✍
✍
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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.
Other Information
✍
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
VTR/DVD
Power on the VCR
0
9
Select channels directly
Change channels
B
Play video tape
x
Stop
m or M
Search forward or backward
Pause
X
z and B
at the same time
Record
Change between VCR and TV inputs
TV/VTR
Operating a DVD
Press
To
VTR/DVD
Power on the DVD
0
9
Select chapters directly
Search chapters forward or backward
Play DVD
Stop
X
Pause
G
, G,
G
F,
B
x
Move the cursor in the menu
Display the DVD menu
Operating a Laser Disc
Press
VTR/DVD
To
Power on the laser disc
Search chapters forward or backward
B
Play disc
x
Stop
X
Pause
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Operating Instructions
Troubleshooting
If you are having a problem with your TV, try the suggestions below. If
the problem persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer.
❏
❏
❏
Make sure the power cord is plugged in.
If a red light is flashing on the front of your TV for
more than a few minutes, disconnect and reconnect
the power cord to restore the TV. If the problem
continues, call your local service center.
Check the TV/VIDEO settings: when watching TV, set
to TV; when watching video equipment, set to VIDEO
(page 11).
Make sure the batteries have been inserted correctly
into the remote control (page 2).
Try another channel, it could be station trouble.
Poor or no
picture, good
sound
❏
❏
❏
Adjust Picture in the Video menu (page 18).
Adjust Brightness in the Video menu (page 18).
Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 3).
Good picture,
no sound
❏
so that MUTING disappears from the
Press
screen (page 11).
Check your Audio settings. Your TV may be set to
Auto-SAP (page 20).
No picture, no
sound
❏
❏
❏
No color
❏
Adjust Color in the Video menu (page 18).
Only snow
appears on the
screen
❏
Check the Cable setting in the Options menu under
Setup (page 30).
Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 3).
Make sure the channel selected is currently
broadcasting.
Dotted lines or
stripes
❏
❏
Adjust the antenna.
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
❏
Check your outdoor antenna or call your cable service.
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❏
❏
Other Information
Cannot receive
higher number
channels (UHF)
when using an
antenna
❏
Cable stations
don’t seem to
work
❏
Remote control
does not
operate
❏
❏
Batteries could be weak. Replace them (page 2).
Move the TV 3-4 or more feet away from fluorescent
lights.
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
❏
In the password screen, enter the following master
password: 4357. After using the master password, you
must create a new password, it cannot be used to
unlock currently blocked channels.
You lost your
remote control
❏
You can use the front A/V panel controls to access the
MENU
to open the menu. Use the
and
menu. Press
buttons on the front A/V panel instead of the F
and buttons on the remote control. Use the
button on the front A/V panel instead of the G, g, and
MENU
again
buttons on the remote control. Press
when the setting or adjustment is complete. Contact
your nearest Sony dealer to order a replacement.
Should you require further assistance, please call the
Sony Technical Support number for your country. One
of Sony’s Technical Support professionals will be
happy to assist you.
❏
❏
Make sure Cable is set to OFF in the Options menu
under Setup (page 30).
Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not
presently in the memory (page 13).
Make sure Cable is set to ON in the Options menu
under Setup (page 30).
Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not
presently in the memory (page 13).
F
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) or (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).
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Operating Instructions
Specifications
For all models (except as noted)
Television system
Channel coverage
Antenna
Picture tube
Power requirements
Supplied Accessories
Optional Accessories
Inputs/outputs
KV-20FV12
Screen size
Speaker output
Dimensions (W/H/D)
Mass
Power Consumption
KV-24FV12
Screen size
Speaker output
Dimensions (W/H/D)
Mass
Power Consumption
American TV standard/NTSC
VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CATV: 1-125
75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF
FD Trinitron® tube
120V, 60 Hz
Size AA (R6) batteries (2)
Remote Control RM-Y168 (1)
Connecting cables VMC-810S/820S, VMC-720M,
YC-YC-15V/30V, RK74A
EAC-66 U/V mixer
2 video, 2 audio
1 S VIDEO
1 AUDIO OUT
1 headphone jack
Visible screen size: 20 inches (508.0 mm)
measured diagonally
Actual tube size: 21 inches (533.4 mm) measured
diagonally
5Wx2
562 x 466 x 503 mm (22 1/4 x 18 3/8 x 19 7/8 in.)
27 kg (59 lbs. 8 oz.)
115 W in use
1 W in standby
Visible screen size: 24 inches (598.0 mm)
measured diagonally
Actual tube size: 25 inches (623.4 mm) measured
diagonally
10 W x 2
652 x 524.3 x 467.3 mm (25 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 18 3/8 in.)
37 kg (81 lbs. 9 oz.)
170 W in use
1 W in standby
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Index
Index
D
Daylight Saving 28
Demo 29
DVD code number 32
Satellite Receiver code
number 32
A
Audio
menu 19
Audio out 20
Auto Program 13, 30
Auto-SAP 20
E
Effect 19
OFF 19
Simulated 19
SRS 19
B
Balance 19
Bass 19
Battery Installation 2
Brightness 18
F
Favorite Channel 21
C
Cable 30
Cable box code number 32
Caption Vision 29
Channel Fix 21
Channel Label 21
Channel Setup
menu 21
Channel Skip/Add 21
Color 18
Code numbers
Cable box 32
DVD 32
Laser Disc Player 32
Satellite Receiver 32
VCR 31, 32
Connections
Cable and antenna 3
Connecting an Audio
System 10
Connecting a Camcorder 9
Connecting a DVD player 9
Connecting Headphones 10
TV and Cable Box 5
TV and VCR 4
TV and Satellite
Receiver 7
TV, Satellite
Receiver, and VCR 8
TV, VCR, and Cable box 6
Current Time 28
H
Hue 18
L
Language 29
Laser Disc Player code number 32
M
Menus
Audio
19
Channel Setup
21
Bloqueo de Canal
25
Setup
29
Timer
28
Video
18
Mode 18
Vivid 18
Movie 18
Sports 18
Standard 18
MTS 20
Auto-SAP 20
Main 20
Mono 20
O
Options (Audio) 20
Options (Setup) 30
P
Parental Control
Picture 18
Menu 25
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Operating
User GuideInstructions
R
Remote Control 11
S
Setting up the TV
Automatically 13
Setup
menu 29
Sharpness 18
Speaker 20
Specifications 38
Steady Sound 19
T
Timer
menu 28
Timer 1 and Timer 2 28
Treble 19
Troubleshooting 34
TV Features 1
Tilt Correction 30
V
VCR code number 31, 32
Video
menu 18
Video Label 29
VM 18
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Connecting Additional Equipment
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