Sony KD-32DX150U User's manual

Sony KD-32DX150U User's manual
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Trinitron Digital TV
Instruction Manual
®
KD-32DX150U
© 2003 by Sony Corporation
GB
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NOTICE FOR CUSTOMERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
A moulded plug complying with BS1363 is fitted to this equipment for your safety
and convenience. Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be replaced, a 5
AMP fuse approved by ASTA or BSI to BS 1362 (i.e. marked with T or ) must
be used. When an alternative type of plug is used it should be fitted with a 5 AMP
fuse, otherwise the circuit should be protected by a 5 AMP fuse at the distribution
board. If the plug supplied with this equipment has a detachable fuse cover, be
sure to attach the fuse cover after you change the fuse. Never use the plug without
the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest
Sony service centre.
ASA
How to replace the Fuse
Open the fuse compartment with a flat blade screwdriver, and replace the fuse.
FUSE
IMPORTANT
If the plug supplied is not suitable for the socket outlet in your home, it should be
cut off and an appropriate plug fitted in accordance with the following instructions:
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Blue
Neutral
Brown
Live
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond
with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as
follows:
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal which is
marked with the letter N or coloured black. The wire which is coloured brown must
be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red. Do
not connect either wire to the earth terminal in the plug which is marked by the
letter E or by the safety earth symbol
or coloured green or green and yellow.
WARNING
•
•
•
To prevent shock hazard, do not insert the plug cut off from the mains lead
into a socket outlet. This plug cannot be used and should be destroyed.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
Dangerously high voltages are present inside the set. Do not open the
cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
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Thank you for choosing this
FD Trinitron Integrated
Digital Television
Before operating the TV, please read this instruction
manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
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Safety information
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This set is to operate on a 220-240V AC
supply only. Take care not to connect too
many appliances to the same power socket
as this could result in fire or electric shock.
For environmental and safety reasons, it is
recommended that the TV set is not left in
standby mode when not in use. Disconnect
from the mains.
Never push objects of any kind into the set
as this could result in a fire or electric shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind on the set. If
any liquid or solid object does fall through,
do not operate the TV. Have it checked
immediately by qualified personnel.
Do not open the cabinet and the rear cover
of the TV. Refer to qualified service
personnel only.
For your own safety, do not touch any part
of the TV, power lead or aerial lead during
lightning storms.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
expose the TV to rain or moisture.
Do not cover the ventilation openings of the
TV. For ventilation, leave a space of at least
10cm all around the set.
Never place the TV in hot, humid or
excessively dusty places. Do not install the
TV where it may be exposed to mechanical
vibrations.
Do not place any objects on the TV. To
prevent fire, keep inflammable objects or
naked lights (e.g. candles) away from the TV.
Clean the screen and cabinet with a soft,
lightly dampened cloth. Do not use any type
of abrasive pad, alkaline cleaner, scouring
powder or solvent, such as alcohol or
benzine, or antistatic spray. As a safety
precaution, unplug the TV before cleaning it.
Pull out the power lead by the plug. Do not
pull on the power lead itself.
Take care not to place heavy objects on the
power lead as this could result in damage.
We recommend you wind any excess lead
around the holders provided on the rear of
the TV.
Place the TV on a secure stable stand. Do
not allow children to climb on to it. Do not
place the TV on its side or face up.
Unplug the power lead before moving the
TV. Avoid uneven surfaces, quick steps or
excessive force. If the set has been dropped
or damaged, have it checked immediately
by qualified service personnel.
Do not cover the ventilation openings of the
TV with items such as curtains or
newspapers etc.
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Table of contents
Getting started
Checking the accessories supplied.................................................................................................. 4
Inserting batteries into the remote control ...................................................................................... 4
Connecting an aerial and a VCR to the TV...................................................................................... 5
Switching on the TV ......................................................................................................................... 5
Automatically tuning the TV.............................................................................................................. 6
Switching between digital and analogue programmes ..................................................................... 7
Finding your video channel ............................................................................................................. 7
Basic operation
Overview of the TV buttons.............................................................................................................. 8
Overview of the remote control buttons ........................................................................................... 9
Viewing a digital text service............................................................................................................ 10
Viewing a traditional text service...................................................................................................... 11
Using the text menu ......................................................................................................................... 12
Changing the screen format manually ............................................................................................. 13
Digital features
The Digital Info display ..................................................................................................................... 14
The Main menu ................................................................................................................................ 15
Favourite programme .............................................................................................................. 15
Wallpaper ................................................................................................................................ 15
Parental control ....................................................................................................................... 16
Auto Tuning ............................................................................................................................. 16
Manual Tuning......................................................................................................................... 17
PIN Code ................................................................................................................................ 17
Software Download ................................................................................................................. 18
System Information ................................................................................................................. 18
CAM Setup.............................................................................................................................. 18
The Channel Index menu ................................................................................................................. 19
Searching for digital channels ................................................................................................. 19
Viewing the Category pop-up list ............................................................................................ 20
Creating a Favourite Programmes list..................................................................................... 20
The EPG menu................................................................................................................................. 21
Searching for digital channels ................................................................................................. 21
Viewing the Category pop-up list ............................................................................................ 21
Recording programmes........................................................................................................... 22
Setting the Manual Timer ........................................................................................................ 22
Cancelling a recording ............................................................................................................ 22
TV menu system
Using the TV menu system .............................................................................................................. 23
Picture Adjustment menu........................................................................................................ 23
Sound Adjustment menu......................................................................................................... 24
Features menu........................................................................................................................ 25
Set Up menu ........................................................................................................................... 25
Manual Set Up menu .............................................................................................................. 26
Manual Programme Preset menu ........................................................................................... 27
Further Programme Preset menu ........................................................................................... 28
Connecting Other Equipment to the TV
Connecting equipment to the rear sockets of the TV ....................................................................... 29
Connecting equipment to the front sockets of the TV ...................................................................... 30
Using the remote control with VCR and DVD players ...................................................................... 31
Additional information
Specifications................................................................................................................................... 32
Troubleshooting................................................................................................................................ 33
Index ................................................................................................................................................ 34
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Getting started
Follow steps 1 - 7 to install your TV and view the TV programmes.
1
Checking the accessories supplied
VIDEO
/
TV
/
DIGITAL
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
RF Loopthrough cable
OK
REC
MENU
TV
VCR
DVD
PROG
Batteries
Remote control
2
Inserting batteries into the remote control
1.
Remove the battery cover by pushing down
on the cover and sliding in the direction
shown.
2.
Insert the batteries as indicated in the
battery compartment.
3.
Replace the battery cover.
Always remember to dispose of batteries in an environmentally friendly way.
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Getting started
3
Connecting an aerial and a VCR to the TV
Connecting an aerial only
1.
Connect your existing aerial lead to the digital
socket marked
on the rear of the TV as
shown.
2.
Connect the supplied RF loopthrough cable from
the socket marked
to the analogue socket
marked
.
1.
Connect your existing aerial lead to the digital
socket marked
on the rear of the TV as shown.
2.
Connect the supplied RF loopthrough lead from the
lower socket marked
on the TV to the RF IN
socket on your VCR.
3.
Connect a lead from the RF OUT socket of your
VCR to the analogue socket marked
on the TV.
4.
Connect a scart lead from the socket marked
3 s 3 on the rear of the TV to the scart socket
on your VCR (refer to your VCR instruction
manual).
RF Loopthrough
lead (supplied)
5.
Connect the VCR to the mains socket and switch
on.
RF lead
(not supplied)
6.
Insert a pre-recorded tape into the VCR and press
the ‘PLAY’ button. This enables the TV to locate
and store the video channel during the
‘Automatically tuning the TV’ procedure.
Existing aerial lead
RF Loopthrough
lead (supplied)
Connecting an aerial and a VCR
Existing aerial lead
Scart lead
(not supplied)
Rear of VCR
Note:
Your VCR sockets may not be labelled RF IN and RF OUT. If not,
please refer to your VCR instruction manual for guidance.
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Switching on the TV
1.
Connect the TV plug to your mains socket
(220 - 240 V AC, 50 Hz) and switch on.
2.
Push in the on/off button (labelled
front of the TV.
) on the
Note:
If the red indicator on the front of the TV is lit the TV is in standby
mode. Press the TV
button on the remote control to switch on
the TV. Please be patient as the picture may take a few moments to
appear on screen.
/
On/Off switch
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Getting started
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Automatically tuning the TV
1.
When you switch on the TV for the first time, the Language/Country menu
appears on the TV screen with the word ‘English’ highlighted. Press the V or
v buttons on the remote control to highlight your required language then
press the OK button to confirm your choice. From now on all menus appear
in your chosen language.
2.
The word Country is now highlighted. Press the V or v buttons to highlight the
country in which you are using the TV. Press the OK button to confirm your
choice.
Note:
The digital features of this set are designed for use in Great Britain only.
The picture rotation prompt appears. Sometimes the Earth’s natural
magnetism can cause the screen to look tilted.
a) If no correction is required, press the B button.
b) If some correction is required, press the OK button. Press the V or v
button to rotate the picture over a range of -5 to +5. Press the OK button
to store.
The autotune prompt screen appears. Press the OK button to select Yes and
begin the digital autotune procedure.
When all the available digital programmes are found, the analogue tuning
display appears and all the analogue signals are captured and stored.
If no digital and no analogue signals are found, a display appears on screen
asking you to confirm your aerial is connected. Check your aerial is
connected then press the OK button to repeat the tuning procedure.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Once all signals have been captured and stored, the TV returns to normal
operation and displays the digital programme captured on programme
number 1.
Note:
If no digital signals are captured, then the analogue programme stored on programme
number 1 is displayed.
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3.
OK
PROG
6
To view programmes, press the PROG+/- button or the numbered buttons on
the remote control.
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Getting started
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Switching between digital and analogue programmes
1.
DIGITAL
Press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control to switch between
digital and analogue mode.
/
Notes:
If the TV is in digital mode an information banner appears briefly on screen when you change
channels.
If the TV is in analogue mode the channel number appears in green lettering when you change
channels.
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Finding your video channel
If you connected a VCR to your TV when following the ‘Connecting an aerial and a VCR
to the TV’ instructions, you now need to find your video channel.
DIGITAL
/
1.
Ensure the TV is in analogue mode. If not press the DIGITAL/
the remote control.
2.
Press the PROG+/- button on the remote control until the picture from the
pre-recorded tape appears on screen.
button on
Notes:
If you wish to move your video channel to a different programme number, refer to the
‘Programme Sorting’ section of this manual.
/
button repeatedly on the
If you connected your VCR using a scart lead, press the
remote control until the picture from the pre-recorded tape appears on the TV screen.
PROG
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Getting started
Overview of the TV buttons
The control panel drops down.
Reset button
Press to return picture and sound
levels to their factory settings.
Programme Up or Down buttons
Press to display the next or previous
channel.
Volume control buttons
Press to increase (+) or decrease (-)
the volume.
Video input button
Press to select signals from equipment
connected to the TV sockets (refer to
‘Connecting additional equipment’).
Note:
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For information on the front panel connectors, please refer to the
‘Connecting Other Equipment to the TV’ section of this instruction manual.
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Basic operation
Overview of the remote control buttons
/
VIDEO
button
Press to switch off your VCR or DVD
temporarily. Press again to resume normal
operation.
VIDEO
/
TV
/
DIGITAL
DIGITAL/
button
Press to switch between digital and analogue
mode.
Screen format button
Press repeatedly to change the screen format.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Previous channel button
While watching analogue TV pressing this
button will return you to the previous channel
you were watching.
While watching digital TV pressing this button
can also act as an ‘EXIT’ key and cancel any
digital text application that may be running.
OK
REC
MENU
TV
VCR
EPG button
Press to display the Electronic Programme
Guide when in digital mode.
MENU button
Press to enter the menu system of this TV.
Media Selector button
This remote operates not only Sony DVDs and
VCRs, but also those made by other
manufacturers. Press this button repeatedly to
select the type of equipment you want to
control. A green light appears momentarily to
indicate the mode selected.
Text button
Press to enter the text mode.
DVD
PROG
Coloured buttons
These buttons are used for the text and digital
menus. Refer to the relevant sections in this
instruction manual.
Input button
/Hold button
Press to select signals from equipment
connected to the TV sockets (refer to
‘Connecting other equipment to the TV’).
In text mode press to keep a page on display.
Press again to cancel.
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Buttons 0 - 9
When the Media Selector is set ot TV or VCR,
press to input the required channel number.
For numbers 10 and above, enter the second
digit within 2 seconds.
Info button
/ Reveal button
In TV Mode: Press to display the INFO menu
in digital mode. When watching analogue
programmes press to reveal information such
as programme number etc.
In Teletext mode: Press to reveal concealed
information (e.g. answers to a quiz). Press
again to cancel.
/
TV
button
Press to switch off your TV temporarily. The red
indicator on the front of the TV illuminates.
Press again to resume normal operation.
Control pad
Use these buttons to navigate through the
menu system of the TV.
Note:
When the Media Selector button has been set to
VCR or DVD, the control pad operates the main
functions of your VCR or DVD.
OK button
In analogue mode press to display a list of
channels on screen. Press the V or v button to
scroll through the list until the channel you wish
to view is highlighted, then press the OK button
to display that channel on screen.
In digital mode press to display the Channel
Index menu.
REC button
When the Media Select switch is set to VCR,
press this button to begin recording.
Note:
Before operating your VCR or DVD, you must enter
the correct configuration code. Please refer to the
section ‘Remote control operation for VCR and DVD
players’.
PROG +/- button
In TV mode: Press to select the next or
previous programme.
In Teletext mode: Press to select the next or
previous page.
Volume + and - button
Press to adjust the volume to the desired level.
Mute button
Press to mute the sound. Press again to
restore.
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Basic operation
Viewing a digital text service
Most digital TV channels broadcast information via their text service. This digital service
includes high quality text and graphics along with advanced navigation options.
Additionally, this TV has access to dedicated text channels transmitted by the
broadcasting authorities. The appearance, content and navigation methods of all digital
text services are decided by the broadcaster. For example, the BBC’s digital text service
may look different to ITV’s digital text. However, the digital text services currently
available use simple navigation methods based on the following buttons:
The
button to load up the digital text,
The V, v, B and b buttons (to move around the screen),
The OK button or the numbered buttons (to select items on screen),
The four coloured buttons (to access shortcuts).
Selecting a dedicated digital text channel
DIGITAL
/
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to check if you are in digital
mode. If you are watching a digital programme an Info display appears on
screen providing brief details for the current and next programme. If the
display does not appear, press the DIGITAL/
button to switch to digital
mode.
2.
Press the
button to remove the Info display from the TV screen then
select the programme number that is broadcasting the dedicated digital text
channel by using the numbered buttons on the remote control. If you do not
know the channel number of a dedicated digital text channel, you can use
the ‘Channel Index menu’ to find one. (Please refer to the ‘Channel index
menu’ section of this manual.)
3.
Once the text page is displayed, follow the on-screen instructions to obtain
your required selection.
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OK
Note:
On some pages the TV programme may also be displayed on the text screen. Onscreen instructions will inform you how to change the displayed programme.
4.
If you are instructed to press ‘OK’ or ‘Select’ when viewing the text pages,
press the OK button.
5.
When you have finished viewing the text service, press the
button to exit.
Selecting a text service from other digital channels
Normal text services may also be available on other digital channels. This is sometimes
indicated by a small symbol on your TV screen, superimposed on the programme you
are watching.
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1.
Press the V, v, B, or b buttons to select the symbol, then press the OK
button to display the chosen information.
2.
Alternatively, you may be instructed to use the numbered or coloured buttons
on your remote control to display the various pages of text information. If you
are instructed to press ‘OK’ or ‘Select’ when viewing the text pages, press
the OK button.
3.
Once the text information is displayed, you can access required information
by using the V, v, B, or b buttons, the coloured buttons and/or the numbered
buttons on the remote control.
4.
When you have finished viewing the text service, press the
button to exit.
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Basic operation
Viewing a traditional text service
Most analogue TV channels broadcast a text service. The index page (usually page
100) provides information on how to use the service. Please ensure you are receiving a
strong signal or some text errors may occur.
Switching on the text service
DIGITAL
1.
Select the TV channel that carries the text service you wish to view.
2.
Press the
button to enter Picture and Text (P&T) mode. The screen is
divided into two with the Text display on the left and the TV channel in the
right corner.
/
Press the
button a second time to enter full screen Text mode.
Press the
button a third time to enter Mix mode.
3.
Press the numbered buttons to enter a three digit number for the text page
you wish to view. Your selected page appears on screen.
1
2
3
4
5
6
4.
Enter more 3 digit page numbers as required.
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8
9
5.
When you have finished viewing the text service, press the DIGITAL/
button to remove the text display from the screen.
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How to use the text features
OK
PROG
Text Features
How to select
To select the next or
preceding page
Press the
To select a sub page
A text page can consist of several sub pages. In this case
an information box is displayed at the bottom of the screen
showing the number of sub pages available. Select the sub
pages by pressing the V or v button.
To keep a page on
display
Press the
To use Fastext
Fastext allows you to access pages with one button push.
When Fastext is available, four coloured items appear at
the bottom of the screen. Press the corresponding
coloured button on the remote control to display the page.
To use the Page
Catching feature
Select a page that contains several page numbers (e.g.
the index page), then press the OK button. Press the V or
v button to highlight the page number required, then press
the OK button again. Your selected page appears on
screen.
or
button.
button. Press again to cancel.
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Basic operation
Viewing a traditional text service
Using the text menu
You can access more features by using the text menu:
1.
Press the
mode.
2.
With the text display on screen, press the MENU button to display the
‘Teletext’ menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to highlight your desired feature, then press the b
button to select.
4.
Press the MENU button to remove the ‘Teletext’ menu from the screen.
button on your remote control to enter the conventional text
The following table explains each feature and its function.
Feature
Function
Top/Bottom/Full
This feature allows you to enlarge sections of the displayed
page. Press the V button to enlarge the upper half of the
page or v to enlarge the bottom half. Press the OK button to
return the page to normal size. Press the MENU button to
return to the ‘Teletext’ menu.
Text Clear
Use this feature to watch a TV programme when the text
service is searching for a page. Once the page has been
found, a blue
symbol appears in the top left corner of
the screen. Press the
button to view the page.
(not available in P&T
mode)
Index
Most Text services contain an index page which lists all the
available pages and their 3 digit page number. Press the b
button to display the index page on screen.
Page Overview
TOP-Text pages are divided into two columns. The first
column shows ‘blocks’ of pages and the second shows
‘groups’ of pages. Press the b or B button to select the
desired column, then press the V or v button to select the
relevant ‘group’ or ‘block’ of pages. Press the OK button to
display the chosen pages.
OK
MENU
TV
(only for TOPText
broadcasts)
Contrast
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This feature allows you to adjust the contrast setting of Text
pages. Press the b or B button to increase or decrease the
contrast. Press the OK button to confirm.
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Basic operation
Changing the screen format manually
The broadcaster may transmit programmes in more than one format (e.g. 4:3 format or
Widescreen format). You can change the screen format manually to suit the broadcast you
are watching. Press the
button on the remote control to choose one of the 5 formats
listed below.
Wide-
For 16:9 broadcasts.
For 4:3 broadcasts.
Zoom-
Imitation of wide screen effect for movies broadcast in cinemascopic (letter
box) format.
14:9-
Compromise between the 4:3 and 16:9 format.
4:3-
Conventional screen format.
Smart-
Imitation of wide screen effect for 4:3 broadcasts.
Note:
In Smart, Zoom and 14:9 modes, parts of the top and bottom of the screen are cut off. Press the V or v
button to adjust the position of the image on screen (e.g. to read subtitles).
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Digital features
The Digital Info display
This display gives you information for the current programme being shown and for the
next scheduled programme.
DIGITAL
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to view the Info display. If the
display does not appear, press the DIGITAL/
button to switch to digital
mode, then press the
button to view the Info display.
2.
Press the b button to obtain a brief description of the next programme in the
schedule. If the programme box is blank, there is no information currently
available. To return to the starting point, press the B button repeatedly until
the description for the current programme reappears.
3.
Press the
button on the remote control at any time to exit the Info display.
/
Using other Info features
Subtitles
This feature places digital subtitles on the screen. With the Digital Info display on screen,
press the RED button to access the ‘Subtitles’ pop-up menu. Press the V or v button to
highlight the language you wish the subtitles to appear in, then press OK to select.
Audio
When a multi language broadcast is available, this feature allows you listen to the
broadcast in your selected language. With the Digital Info display on screen, press the
GREEN button to access the ‘Audio’ pop-up menu. Press the V or v button to highlight
the language required then press OK to select.
OK
REC
When you highlight a current programme, the ‘REC’ feature allows you to automatically
set your VCR to record the selected programme (only if you have a Smartlink VCR), or
you can select ‘Wake up’ to have the TV switch to the correct channel automatically
when the programme starts. With the Digital Info display on screen, press the YELLOW
button to access the ‘REC’ pop-up menu. You can now press the RED button to record
the event or the GREEN button to activate the Wake up facility. If your VCR does not
have Smartlink a message is displayed reminding you to manually set your VCR. Press
the RED button to continue or press the BLUE button to return to the Info display.
When you highlight a future programme, the ‘Timer’ facility allows you to set your VCR
to automatically record the selected programme, or set the TV to automatically switch to
the correct channel when the selected programme starts. Press the RED button if you
wish your VCR to automatically record the selected programme when it starts (only if
your VCR has Smartlink facility), or press the GREEN button if you wish the programme
to appear on your TV screen when transmission begins.
Set-up
Press the BLUE button to access the ‘Main menu’. The Main menu is explained on the
following pages.
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Digital features
The Main menu
The Main menu contains several features that allow you to customise the digital side of
the TV. The Main menu is only available when watching digital channels. To check you
are in digital mode, press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control. An information
banner appears briefly on screen when you change channels. If the banner does not
appear, press the DIGITAL/
button.
Favourite programme
This feature allows you to store your favourite channels in a list for quick access.
DIGITAL
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Favourite Programme’, then press the
OK button to display the Favourite Programme menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to scroll through the list until the programme you wish
to store as a favourite is highlighted. If you do not wish to select any of the
displayed programmes as a favourite, press the RED or GREEN button to
display the previous or next 5 programmes in the list (if more than 5
programmes are available).
4.
When you have found and highlighted a programme you want to store as a
favourite, press the OK button. A tick appears alongside that programme in
the display. If you wish to cancel your selection, press the OK button again.
5.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 to store other programmes as favourites, then press
the BLUE button repeatedly until all menus are removed from the screen.
/
Note:
For information on how to use this list, please refer to the ‘Channel Index menu’.
OK
Wallpaper
This feature allows you to customise the background pattern for all the digital menus.
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Wallpaper’ then press the OK button to
display the Wallpaper menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to select your choice of wall paper then press the OK
button to store.
4.
Press the BLUE button repeatedly until all menus are removed from the
screen.
OK
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Digital features
The Main menu
Parental Control
This feature allows you to set an age limit for viewing programmes. If any films or
programmes classed above the age limit you have set are broadcast, you will be
requested to enter a PIN code before viewing is allowed.
If you have not already set a PIN code:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Parental Control’ then press the OK
button to display the Parental Control menu.
3.
Press the RED button to display the PIN entry box on screen.
4.
Use the numbered buttons on the remote control to enter a 4-digit number of
your choice. As you enter each digit it will be represented by a * in the PIN
entry box. Enter the code again to confirm.
Note:
This will be your PIN number for the future - please use a number you can remember
easily.
5.
Press the OK button to confirm your PIN code.
6.
Press the BLUE button to return to the Detail Set-up menu.
7.
Press the BLUE button to return to the Digital Set-up menu.
Follow Steps 2-5 of the instructions below:
OK
If you have already set a PIN code:
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Parental Control’ then press the OK
button to display the Parental Control menu.
3.
Using the numbered buttons on the remote control, enter your 4-digit PIN
code. As you enter each digit it will be represented by a * in the PIN entry box.
Press the OK button to confirm your PIN code.
4.
With the ‘Age’ box highlighted, press the V or v button to set the age limit you
desire then press the OK button to confirm your setting
5.
With the ‘Age’ box highlighted, press the V or v button to set the age limit you
desire then press the OK button to confirm your setting
Auto Tuning
This feature allows you to automatically re-tune all available digital channels.
OK
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1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’ then press the OK button to
display the Auto Tuning menu.
3.
Press the RED button to begin tuning in all available digital channels.
Note:
If you wish to cancel the ‘Auto Tuning’ process, press the BLUE button.
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Digital features
The Main menu
Manual Tuning
This feature allows you to manually add digital channels one by one to your TV.
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detail Set-up’ then press the OK button
to display the Detail Set-up menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Manual Tuning’ then press the OK button
to display the Manual Tuning menu.
4.
Press the V or v button to highlight the chosen programme number for your
new channel. If you do not wish to select any of the programme numbers
listed, press the RED or GREEN button to display the previous or next 5
programme numbers on the list (if more than 5 programme numbers are
available).
5.
With your programme number highlighted, press the OK button to display the
‘Manual Programme Search’ screen.
6.
Press the V or v button if you wish to change the channel number, then press
the b button to make the select search box active.
7.
Press the V or v button to begin the search process. The words ‘Searching
up’ or ‘Searching down’ appear in the select search box indicating that the TV
is searching. If no digital services are found on the channel you have chosen,
the channel number changes up or down automatically and the search
continues. When all services allocated to the selected channel have been
found, the service selection screen is displayed.
8.
Press the V or v button to find and highlight the service you wish to allocate
to the programme number selected in Step 4, then press the OK button to
store.
9.
Repeat Steps 4 to 8 if you wish to manually add more channels to your TV.
Press the BLUE button repeatedly to remove all menus from the screen.
OK
PIN Code
This feature allows you to set a new 4-digit PIN code.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
OK
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detail Set-up’ then press the OK button
to display the Detail Set-up menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘PIN Code’ then press the OK button to
display the PIN Code menu.
4.
Enter your existing PIN code using the numbered buttons on the remote
control. If you enter a wrong number, press the RED button to clear and start
again.
5.
Once you have entered your PIN code, a new PIN screen appears. Enter your
new PIN code, then enter once again as instructed for confirmation.
6.
When both PIN codes match, a message appears to inform you that your new
PIN code has been accepted. This is the PIN code you must use in future
7.
Press the BLUE button repeatedly until all menus are removed from the
screen.
Note:
If you have forgotten your PIN code, please use 9999. This PIN code will always be accepted.
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Digital features
The Main menu
Software Download
Periodically Sony will issue updates for the software that controls your TV. This feature
will allow you to automatically receive updates through your existing aerial.
OK
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info menu.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detail Set-up’ then press the OK button to
display the Detail Set-up menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Software Download’ then press the OK
button to display the Software Download menu.
4.
Press the V or v button to change the ‘Current Setting’. If you wish to receive
downloads, set the ‘Current Setting’ to ‘On’. If you do not wish to receive
downloads, set the ‘Current Setting’ to ‘Off’.
5.
Press the OK button to confirm.
6.
Press the BLUE button repeatedly until all menus are removed from the
screen.
System Information
This is an information screen only. It tells you the current version of the software in your
TV together with the signal quality, as indicated by the coloured bar in the display.
OK
1.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info menu.
Press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
2.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detail Set-up’ then press the OK button to
display the Detail Set-up menu.
3.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘System Information’ then press the OK
button to display the System Information display.
4.
Press the BLUE button repeatedly until all menus are removed from the
screen.
CAM Setup
(depending on availability of service)
This feature allows you to access a pay-TV service once you have obtained a Conditional
Access Module (CAM) and a viewing card. Please contact a pay-TV supplier for details.
1.
Switch off the TV and unplug from the mains, and insert the CAM into the
socket on the rear of the TV.
Note:
If you have already attached the door that covers the rear sockets you will have to
unscrew and remove this to gain access to the CAM socket.
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2.
After inserting your viewing card into the CAM, connect the TV to the mains
and switch on.
3.
Press the
button on the remote control to obtain the Digital Info display,
then press the BLUE button to display the Main menu.
4.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘CAM Setup’, then press the OK button to
display the set up menu of the service provider.
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Digital features
The Channel Index menu
The Channel Index menu provides a quick and easy way to:a) View a complete list of programmes available for selection
b) Obtain a preview of the programmes contained in the list
c) Create a list relating to a category of programme, e.g. Sports or Movies
d) Store programmes into a personal favourite list
DIGITAL
1.
The Channel Index menu is only available in digital mode. To check you are
in digital mode, press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control. An
information banner appears briefly on screen when you change channels. If
the banner does not appear, press the DIGITAL/
button.
2.
Press the OK button to display the Channel Index menu. This menu contains
a list of all available programmes. The highlighted programme is previewed
in the top right corner of the screen with its number and channel name
displayed below it.
3.
Press the V or v buttons to move the cursor up or down the list to select the
desired programme. If you do not want to select a programme from the 6
channels listed, press the GREEN button to display the next 6 channels or
the RED button to display the preceding 6 channels (if more than 6 channels
are available).
4.
Press the OK button to display the highlighted programme in the preview
window*.
5.
Press the OK button to exit the Channel Index menu and to view your
selected programme in full screen size.
/
OK
Note:
If an age limit for viewing has been set and the programme selected exceeds that age limit, you
will need to enter your PIN code before the preview is displayed. Refer to ‘The Main menu’ for
more information on the ‘PIN Code’ feature. Programmes that exceed the age limit you have
set are identified by a
symbol.
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Digital features
The Channel Index menu
The Category pop-up list
The Category pop-up list allows you to search for programmes quickly by dividing the
channels into different categories. For example, if you select ‘News’ from the Category
pop-up list, then only programmes related to News will be shown in the Channel Index
menu.
1.
With the Channel Index menu on screen, press the YELLOW button to
display the Category pop-up list.
2.
Press the V or v buttons to highlight the required category.
3.
Press the OK button. The Channel Index list now contains programmes only
of the type selected. The selected category is displayed in a title bar at the top
of the programme list along with the date and time. The following categories
are available:
Favourite
Choice
Recent Prog.
All Categories
Sports
News
Film
Entertainment
Lifestyle
Education
Kids
OK
4.
Contains a list of your favourite programmes (see
below).
contains a list of the programmes you most frequently
watch.
Contains the last 5 programmes you watched.
Contains all available channels.
Contains all sport channels.
Contains all news channels.
Contains all film channels.
Contains all entertainment channels.
Contains all lifestyle channels.
Contains all education channels.
Contains all kids channels.
Press the BLUE button repeatedly until all menus are removed from the
screen
Favourite Programmes
This feature allows you to create a list of your favourite programmes.
To add a programme to the Favourite list:
1.
With the Channel Index menu on screen, press the V or v buttons to highlight
the programme you want as a favourite.
2.
Press the BLUE button to store the programme in the favourite list.
To remove a programme from the Favourite list:
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1.
With the Channel Index menu on screen, press the YELLOW button to
access the Category pop-up menu.
2.
Press the V or v buttons to highlight the ‘Favourite’ category. Press the OK
button to display the Favourite category list.
3.
Press the V or v buttons to highlight the programme you wish to remove from
the Favourite list.
4.
Press the BLUE button to remove the programme.
5.
Press the YELLOW button and select the category you wish to return to, then
press the OK button.
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Digital features
The EPG menu
The EPG menu (Electronic Programme Guide) provides a quick and easy way to:a) View a complete list of the programmes available.
b) Obtain a preview of the programmes currently being broadcast.
c) Create a list relating to a category of programme, e.g. Sports or Movies.
d) Record programmes.
DIGITAL
1.
The EPG menu is only available when watching digital channels. To check
you are in digital mode, press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control.
An information banner appears briefly on screen when you change
channels. If the banner does not appear, press the DIGITAL/
button.
2.
Press the
button to display the EPG menu screen. This screen consists
of an information window, a preview window, a 2 hour timer bar (divided into
30 minute intervals) and a 5 channel programme list covering the 2 hour
period.
3.
Press the V or v buttons to move the cursor bar up or down the programme
list and the b or B buttons to move left and right. If you press the b button
once more after highlighting the last programme on the right, the programmes
scheduled for the next 2 hour period are displayed. As each programme is
highlighted, a brief description of the programme appears in the event
information box at the top left of the screen. If you do not wish to select a
programme from the 5 channels listed, press the GREEN button to display the
next 5 channels or RED button to display the previous 5 channels (if more
than 5 channels are available).
4.
If a programme you highlight is currently being broadcast, you will be
prompted to press the OK button to obtain a preview.
/
Note:
If an age limit for viewing has been set and the programme selected exceeds that age
limit, you will need to enter your PIN code before the preview is displayed. Refer to
‘The Main menu’ for more information on the ‘PIN Code’ feature. Programmes that
exceed the age limit you have set will be identified by a
symbol.
OK
REC
5.
When the programme in the preview screen is the one you want, press the
OK button to exit the EPG menu and view the programme at full size.
The Category pop-up list
The Category pop-up list allows you to search for programmes quickly by dividing the
channels into different categories. For example, if you select ‘News’ from the Category
pop-up list, then only programmes related to News will be shown in the EPG menu.
1.
With the EPG menu on screen, press the YELLOW button to display the
Category pop-up list.
2.
Press the V or v buttons to highlight the category you want, then press the OK
button. The EPG programme list will now only contain programmes of the type
selected.
Some examples of category types are as follows:
Choice
This is a list compiled from the programmes you view most
often.
Recent Prog.
This list contains the last 5 channels you have watched.
Fav1
This list contains channels you have stored in this folder as
favourites.
Movies
This list contains all the movies available for viewing.
All Programmes This is a complete list of all available programmes.
OK
3.
Your chosen category is displayed at the top of the list along with the date and
time of day.
4.
Press the
button to exit the EPG menu.
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Digital features
The EPG menu
To select a programme for recording or timed display
1.
With the EPG menu on screen, press the V, v, B or b buttons to highlight a future
programme in the EPG menu that you wish to record, then press the OK button.
The Timer screen appears.
2.
Press the RED button and your VCR will automatically record the selected
programme when it starts (only if your VCR has Smartlink facility), or press the
GREEN button if you wish the programme to appear on your TV screen when
transmission begins.
Notes:
If you do not have a Smartlink VCR, a message appears on screen informing you to set the timer
on your VCR. Press the RED button to continue, then set the timer recording function on your VCR
to correspond with the programme you have selected for recording. Press the BLUE button to
remove the Timer display.
When a programme has been stored for recording, a solid bar appears in the EPG display directly
under the timer bar. This solid bar shows you the amount of time allocated to a recording, and
reminds you that you are unable to record any other programmes during that period of time.
OK
To set the Manual Timer
1.
With the EPG menu on screen, press the BLUE button to display the Timer List
menu, then press the RED button to select ‘Manual Rec’. If your VCR does not
have Smartlink, a message will be displayed reminding you to set your VCR
timer. Press the RED button to display the ‘Manual Timer Setup’ menu.
2.
Press the V or v buttons to select the correct date. Press the b button to
highlight the start time.
3.
Press the V or v buttons to select the start time. Press the b button to highlight
the stop time.
4.
Press the V or v buttons to select the stop time. Press the b button to highlight
the programme.
5.
Press the V or v buttons to select the channel. Press the OK button to store.
The Timer List menu is displayed. The event is now stored in the Timer List.
Press the BLUE button to return to the main EPG screen.
6.
Press the RED button and repeat steps 2-5 if you wish to store further
programmes for recording.
7.
Press the
8.
Set the timer recording function on your VCR to switch on and off to correspond
with the programmes you have stored for recording.
button to return to normal TV operation.
OK
Notes on Recording and Manual Timer modes:
After setting the recording you can put the TV into its standby mode, but do not switch off
completely or the recording will be cancelled. If you put the TV into standby mode, the standby
indicator on the front of the TV flashes green periodically to remind you that a recording has been
programmed. Once recording has started, do not change channels or switch to analogue mode or
the recording will be cancelled.
To cancel a recording
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1.
With the EPG menu on screen, press the BLUE button to display the Timer List.
2.
Press the V, v, B or b buttons to highlight the programme/event you wish to
cancel.
3.
Press the YELLOW button to cancel.
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TV menu system
The following pages explain the TV set up menus and their operation. Although most of these menus can be accessed whilst watching
digital programmes, we recommend you view them in analogue mode. To check which mode you are in, press the
button on the
remote control. If you are watching a digital programme, an Info display appears on screen providing brief details for the current and
next programme. If this happens, press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control to switch to analogue channels.
Using the TV menu system
This TV contains a menu system which is based on a series of on screen displays.
These displays help you get the most from your TV, from customising the picture and
sound to accessing advanced features. Use the following buttons on the remote control
to operate the TV menu system.
OK
1.
Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
Use the following buttons to operate the menu:
- Press the v or V buttons to highlight the required menu or option.
- Press the b button to enter the required menu or option.
- Press the B button to return to the last menu or option.
- Press the v, V, B or b buttons to alter the settings of the selected option.
- Press the OK button to confirm and store your selection.
MENU
3.
Press the MENU button to remove the menu from the TV screen.
Picture Adjustment menu
This menu allows you to customise the picture. Highlight the required option and press
b to select. The table below explains each option and how to use it.
Option
How to use
Picture Mode
This option allows you to select one of four picture modes.
Live, Movie and Game modes are preset and only Contrast
can be adjusted. The Personal mode, however, also allows
you to adjust the Brightness, Colour and Sharpness options.
Press V or v to select Live,
Personal, Movie or Game.
Press OK to confirm.
Contrast, Brightness, Colour, Sharpness
These options allow you to adjust the contrast, brightness,
colour and sharpness.
Note:
Brightness, Colour and Sharpness can only be
adjusted when Picture Mode is set to Personal.
OK
Press B or b to set the levels.
Press OK to confirm.
Reset
This option resets all picture settings to the factory preset
levels.
Press b to restore default
picture settings.
AI (Artificial Intelligence)
This option monitors the picture and limits any sudden
increases in Brightness and Contrast.
Press V or v to select On or
Off. Press OK to confirm.
Noise Reduction
Sometimes a weak signal can produce a snowy picture
(called Picture Noise). This option can help to reduce this
effect.
Press V or v to select High,
Mid, Low, Auto or Off. Press
OK to confirm.
DRC Mode
DRC (Digital Reality Creation) Mode allows you to enjoy
higher quality pictures. The settings available are:
Off:
Basic 100Hz picture quality.
DRC 50: Improved picture resolution.
DRC 100:Optimum picture resolution
Colour Tone
This option allows you to alter the tint of the picture. The
settings available are:
Warm: Gives the white colours a red tint.
Normal: Gives the white colours a neutral tint.
Cool:
Gives the white colours a blue tint.
Press V or v to select Off,
DRC 50 or DRC 100. Press
OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select Warm,
Normal or Cool. Press OK to
confirm.
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Sound Adjustment menu
This menu allows you to customise the sound. Highlight the required option and press
b to select. The table below explains each option and how to use it.
Option
Sound Effect
This option allows you to select one of four sound
modes.
Equaliser Adjustment
This option allows you to customise the sound by
adjusting five frequency bands.
Note:
This feature is only available when
Sound Effect is set to Personal.
OK
Virtual Effect
This option allows you to adjust the level of the
surround sound effect when listening to a Dolby
surround sound broadcast.
Note:
This option is only available when
Sound Effect is set to ‘Dolby V’.
Balance
This option allows you to set the balance of sound
between the left and right speakers.
Auto Vol. Control
Sometimes the broadcast volume level changes
(e.g. adverts tend to be louder than programmes).
This option allows you to cancel this effect, giving
a constant volume level.
Dual Sound
When receiving a bilingual broadcast: This
option allows you to choose which language to
listen to.
How to use
Press V or v to select Personal, Dolby V*,
Dynamic** or Natural**. Press OK to
confirm.
Press B or b to select the required band.
Press V or v to adjust the frequency
level. Press OK to confirm.
Press B or b to set the level of effect.
Press OK to confirm.
Press B or b to set the balance. Press
OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select Off or On. Press
OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select A to listen to the
first language or B to listen to the second
language. Press OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select Mono or Stereo.
Press OK to confirm.
When receiving a stereo broadcast: This option
allows you to choose between mono or stereo
sound.
/Audio-out Vol.
This option allows you to simultaneously set the
volume level for the headphone socket and the
volume level of the Audio output sockets on the
rear of the TV.
Dual Sound
When receiving a bilingual broadcast: This
option allows you to choose which language to
listen to.
Press B or b to set the volume for the
headphone and Audio output sockets.
Press OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select A to listen to the
first language or B to listen to the second
language. Press OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select Mono or Stereo.
Press OK to confirm.
When receiving a stereo broadcast: This option
allows you to choose between mono or stereo
sound.
Notes:
* When ‘Dolby V’ is selected, the TV simulates the full effects of Dolby Pro Logic Surround sound
without the need for additional speakers. Manufactured under licence from Dolby Laboratories.
‘Dolby’, ‘Pro Logic’ and the double D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
** ‘Natural’ and ‘Dynamic’ are functions of the ‘BBE High Definition Sound System’. This system
enhances clarity, detail, presence of sound and increases musical realism.
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Features menu
This menu allows you to set the sleep timer and to set a signal to be output from the AV3
socket. The table below explains each option and how to use it:
Auto Format
With this option switched on, the TV can automatically
adjust the picture size to suit the broadcast.
Press V or v to select ‘On’ or
‘Off’. Press OK to confirm.
Format Correction*
(*only if ‘Auto Format’ is switched on)
When viewing 4:3 or 14:9 broadcasts there will be dark
areas visible at the edge of the screen. The settings
available are:
Off: Dark areas remain on the TV screen.
On: The TV automatically switches to Smart mode,
eliminating any dark areas on the TV screen.
Sleep Timer
This option allows you to set a period of time after which
the TV switches itself into standby mode. This can be in 10
minute intervals up to a maximum of 90 minutes.
OK
AV3 Output
This option allows you to set which signal source is output
from the AV3 scart socket (labelled
3/ s 3 ) on the rear of
the TV. If you connect a VCR to this socket you can record
from equipment connected to the other sockets of the TV.
The settings available are:
Ana. TV: Always outputs the tuned analogue TV signal.
Digi. TV: Always outputs the tuned digital TV signal.
AV1:
Outputs the signal from equipment connected to
the
1 socket on the rear of the TV.
AV2:
Outputs the signal from equipment connected to
the
2 socket on the rear of the TV.
AV3:
Outputs the signal from equipment connected to
the
3/ s 3 socket on the rear of the TV.
AV4:
Outputs the signal from equipment connected to
the 4/ s 4 socket on the front of the TV.
Press V or v to select ‘On’ or
‘Off’. Press OK to confirm.
Press V or v to select the period
of time required. Press OK to
confirm.
Press V or v to select TV, AV1,
AV2, AV3, or AV4. Press OK to
confirm.
Set Up menu
This menu contains the following advanced features that allow you to customise the TV.
To check which mode you are in, press the
button on the remote control. If you are
watching a digital programme, an Info display appears on screen providing brief details
for the current and next programme. If this happens, press the DIGITAL/
button on
the remote control to switch to analogue channels.
DIGITAL
Auto Tuning
(for analogue channels only)
All the available channels were tuned in when the TV was first installed. The ‘Auto Tuning’
option in the ‘Set Up’ menu allows you to repeat that process (e.g. to re-install the TV at
an alternative location or search for new channels that have been launched by
broadcasters). With the ‘Auto Tuning’ option highlighted, press b to select. The autotune
prompt appears on screen. Press OK to start the auto tuning process. When all available
channels have been tuned the TV returns to normal operation.
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Programme Sorting
(for analogue channels only)
The ‘Programme Sorting’ option in the ‘Set Up’ menu allows you to change the order in
which the channels are stored on the TV. With the ‘Programme Sorting’ option
highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Programme Sorting’ menu. Press v or V to highlight the
channel you wish to move to a new position, then press b to select. Press v or V to
highlight the new position for your channel, then press OK. Your chosen channel has now
moved to the new position. Repeat to move other channels if required.
OK
AV Preset
The ‘AV Preset’ option in the ‘Set Up’ menu allows you to assign a name to any
equipment connected to the AV sockets of the TV. The name is displayed briefly on
screen when the equipment is selected. With the ‘AV Preset’ option highlighted, press b
to enter the ‘AV Preset’ menu. Press v or V to highlight the socket you wish to name.
Press b to select the LABEL column. Press v or V to select the first character. Press b to
confirm this character. Select the other characters in the same way (up to a maximum of
five characters). After selecting all required characters, press OK to store.
Manual Set Up
With the ‘Manual Set Up’ option highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Manual Set Up’ menu.
The ‘Manual Set Up’ menu is explained on the following page.
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Manual Set Up menu
This menu gives you access to more advanced features. The options are:
Language/Country
When you first installed the TV you were asked to select your language and country. The
‘Language/Country’ option in the ‘Manual Set Up’ menu allows you to change these
settings. With the ‘Language/Country’ option highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Language/
Country’ menu. Press v or V to select ‘Language’ or ‘Country’. Press b to select. Press v or
V to highlight the required setting. Press OK to confirm.
Manual Programme Preset
With the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ option highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Manual
Programme Preset’ menu. The ‘Manual Programme Preset’ menu is explained on the
following page.
Further Programme Preset
With the ‘Further Programme Preset’ option highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Further
Programme Preset’ menu. The ‘Further Programme Preset’ menu is explained on page 28.
OK
RGB Set Up
When viewing signals from RGB equipment connected to the AV1 or AV2 sockets (e.g. DVD
player, PlayStation) the picture may need adjusting. The ‘RGB Set Up’ option in the ‘Manual
Set Up’ menu allows you to adjust the size and horizontal picture position of signals from
RGB equipment. With the ‘RGB Set Up’ option highlighted, press b to enter the ‘RGB Set
Up’ menu. Press b to select H Centre. Press v or V to centralise the picture over a range of
-10 to +10. Press OK to store. Press v to select H Size. Press v or V to adjust the picture
size over a range of -10 to +10. Press OK to store.
Note:
If there is no RGB equipment connected to either the AV1 or AV2 scart sockets the ‘RGB Set Up’ option
will not be available.
Picture Rotation
Due to the Earth’s natural magnetism the picture might slant slightly. The ‘Picture Rotation’
option in the ‘Manual Set Up’ menu allows you to cancel out this effect. With the ‘Picture
Rotation’ option highlighted, press b to select. Press v or V to rotate the picture over a
range of -5 to +5. Press OK to store.
Personal ID
The ‘Personal ID’ option in the ‘Manual Set Up’ menu allows you to enter a code which could
help to trace you should the TV be stolen and recovered. This code can only be entered
once - please make a note of it and keep it safe. With the ‘Personal ID’ option highlighted,
press b to select. Press v or V to display the first character of the code you wish to use.
Press b to select. Repeat until all characters have been entered. Press OK to store. A
confirmation screen is displayed. Press OK to confirm.
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TV menu system
Manual Programme Preset menu
(for analogue channels only)
To check which mode you are in, press the
button on the remote control. If you are
watching a digital programme, an Info display appears on screen providing brief details
for the current and next programme. If this happens, press the DIGITAL/
button on
the remote control to switch to analogue channels.
DIGITAL
The ‘Manual Programme Preset’ option in the ‘Manual Set Up’ menu allows you to
manually tune in channels. With the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ option highlighted,
press b to enter the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ menu. Press v or V to highlight the
channel you wish to tune. Press b twice to select the SYS column. Press v or V to
select the TV broadcast system (Choose I for TV broadcasts or EXT for an external
input source). Press b to confirm and select the CH column. Press v or V to select the
channel tuning (C for terrestrial channels, S for cable channels or F for direct frequency
input). Press b to confirm. You now need to tune the channel by one of the following
methods:
/
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
(a)
If you know the channel number of the TV broadcast, the VCR test signal or the
frequency:
Press the numbered buttons on the remote control to enter the channel number.
Press OK to store.
(b)
If you do not know the channel number:
Press v to select SEARCH. The TV set automatically searches for the next
available TV broadcast channel or the VCR test signal. When a channel has
been found press either OK to store or v to continue searching.
(c)
For external input sources (EXT):
Press v to select AV1, AV2, AV3, or AV4 depending on which socket you have
used to connect your equipment. Press OK to store.
OK
Naming a channel
Names for channels are usually taken automatically from Teletext (if available). This
name is displayed briefly on screen when the channel is selected. The ‘LABEL’ option in
the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ menu allows you to assign a name of your choice up to
5 characters or numbers. With the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ option highlighted,
press b to enter the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ menu. Press v or V to highlight the
channel number you require. Press b repeatedly to select the LABEL column. Press v
or V to select the first character. Press b to confirm this character. Select the other
characters in the same way. After selecting all required characters, press OK to store.
Skipping a channel
The ‘SKIP’ option in the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ menu allows you to skip unused
channel positions when selecting channels with the PROG+/- buttons. However, you
can still select skipped channels by using the numbered buttons on the remote control.
With the ‘Manual Programme Preset’ option highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Manual
Programme Preset’ menu. Press v or V to highlight the channel number you require.
Press b to select the SKIP column. Press v to select On (select Off to remove the SKIP
feature). Press OK to store.
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TV menu system
Further Programme Preset menu
(for analogue channels only)
To check which mode you are in, press the
button on the remote control. If you
are watching a digital programme, an Info display appears on screen providing
brief details for the current and next programme. If this happens, press the
DIGITAL/
button on the remote control to switch to analogue channels.
The ‘Further Programme Preset’ option in the ‘Manual Set Up’ menu allows you to set
the volume level of an individual channel, fine tune the TV and set up a channel for
viewing signals from a decoder. With the ‘Further Programme Preset’ option
highlighted, press b to enter the ‘Further Programme Preset’ menu. Press v or V to
highlight the channel number you require. Press b repeatedly to select one of the
following options:
DIGITAL
/
OK
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(a)
VOL (Volume Level Offset). This allows you to set the volume level for an
individual channel. Press v or V to adjust the volume level over a range of -7 to
+7. Press OK to store.
(b)
AFT (Automatic Fine Tune). This allows you to fine tune a channel. Press v or V
to select On. Alternatively, press v or V to manually adjust the tuning frequency
over a range of -15 to +15. Press OK to store.
(c)
DECODER. This allows you to set a channel for viewing scrambled signals (e.g.
from a pay TV decoder). Press v or V to select AV1 or AV3 depending on which
socket the equipment is connected to. Press OK to store. The unscrambled signal
now appears on the selected channel.
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Connecting other equipment
Connecting Other Equipment to the TV
A wide range of equipment can be connected to the TV through the front and rear sockets.
Connecting equipment to the rear sockets of the TV
B
C
VCR
A
D
DVD
Hi-Fi
Decoder/Set top box
Note: Connecting cables are not supplied.
Connecting a DVD player
DIGITAL
1.
Connect a scart lead from the B socket of the TV to a scart socket on your DVD
player (refer to your DVD instruction manual)
2.
Insert a DVD into the DVD player, then press the ‘PLAY’ button. The picture
appears automatically on the TV.
If not, press the
/
button on the remote control repeatedly until the picture
appears on screen.
3.
Press the DIGITAL/
/
button when you wish to return to normal TV operation.
Connecting a Decoder/Set top box
1.
Connect a scart lead from the A socket of the TV to a scart socket on your set top
box (refer to your set top box instruction manual).
2.
Switch on your set top box. The picture appears automatically on the TV.
If not, press the
/
button on the remote control repeatedly until the picture
appears on screen.
3.
Press the DIGITAL/
button when you wish to return to normal TV operation
Connecting a Smartlink VCR
Smartlink is a direct link between the TV and a Smartlink VCR. Ensure your Smartlink VCR is
connected to the C socket labelled (SMARTLINK) i3/r3 VCR, using a fully wired 21 pin scart
lead. For more information on Smartlink, refer to your Smartlink VCR instruction manual.
Connecting to external audio equipment
1.
Connect a phono jack lead from the D sockets of the TV to your Hi-Fi (refer to
your Hi-Fi instruction manual).
2.
Use the ‘ Audio-out vol.’ option in the ‘Sound Adjustment’ menu to adjust the
volume level (refer to page 24).
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Connecting other equipment
Connecting equipment to the front sockets of the TV
Headphones
Camcorder
PlayStation
F
G
I
H
Note: Connecting cables are not supplied.
Connecting a PlayStation
DIGITAL
1.
Connect the lead supplied with your playstation to the sockets H (video
input), and I (left and right audio input).
2.
Switch on the PlayStation, insert a game, then press the
/
button on
the remote control repeatedly until the picture appears on screen.
3.
Press the DIGITAL/
operation
/
button when you wish to return to normal TV
Connecting an S-VHS/8mm/Hi8 Camcorder
1.
Connect your camcorder to the sockets G and I or H and I as shown.
2.
Press the ‘PLAY’ button on your camcorder, then press the
/
button
on the remote control repeatedly until the picture appears on screen.
3.
Press the DIGITAL/
operation
button when you wish to return to normal TV
Connecting headphones
30
1.
Connect your headphones to the F socket on the TV.
2.
Use the ‘ Audio-out vol.’ feature of the TV to adjust the headphone volume
(refer to the ‘Sound adjustment’ menu).
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Connecting other equipment
Using the remote control with VCR and DVD players
This remote control has been configured to operate not only Sony DVDs and VCRs but also those made by other manufacturers. To
operate other makes of DVD and VCR using this remote control, complete the following procedure:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
TV
VCR
DVD
1.
Find the 3 digit code for your brand from the list below. If your brand has more than one code
allocated to it, make a note of the first code only at this stage.
2.
Press the Media Selector button on the remote control until either the VCR green light or the
DVD green light illuminates.
3.
With the required green light illuminated, press and hold down the YELLOW button for
approximately 6 seconds, until the light starts to flash.
4.
Using the numbered buttons, enter the 3 digit code for your DVD or VCR. Once a correct
number has been entered, all three green lights will illuminate momentarily.
5.
Turn on your DVD or VCR and check that the remote control operates the main functions. If not,
repeat steps 2 - 4 and enter the next 3 digit code allocated to your brand of VCR or DVD.
6.
When you wish to use the remote control to operate the TV again, press the Media Selector
button until the TV green light illuminates. Don’t forget to select VCR or DVD using the Media
Selector button every time you wish to operate that equipment with this remote control.
Note:
The brand codes you set may be lost if weak batteries are not replaced immediately. Should this happen, use the
above procedure to reset the code. A small label has been attached to the inside of the battery cover for you to make
a note of your brand codes. Not all brands and models of DVDs or VCRs are covered in this list. However, Sony will
endeavour to update the software periodically, so please refer to the code table provided with your remote control.
VCR Brand List
DVD Brand List
Brand
Code
Brand
Code
SONY (VHS)
301, 302, 303, 309
SONY
001
SONY (BETA)
301, 302, 303, 309
AIWA
021
SONY (DVD)
304, 305, 306
DENON
018, 027, 020, 002
AIWA
325, 331, 351
GRUNDIG
009, 028, 023, 024, 016. 003
AKAI
326, 329, 330
HITACHI
025, 026, 015, 004
DAEWOO
342, 343
JVC
006, 017
GRUNDIG
358, 355, 360, 361, 320, 351
KENWOOD
008
HITACHI
327, 333, 334
LG
015, 014
JVC
314, 315, 322, 344, 352, 353,
LOEWE
009, 028, 023, 024, 016. 003
LG
332, 338
MATSUI
013, 016
LOEWE
358, 355, 360, 361, 320, 351
ONKYO
022
MATSUI
356, 357
PANASONIC
018, 027, 020, 002
ORION
328
PHILIPS
009, 028, 023, 024, 016. 003
PANASONIC
321, 323
PIONEER
004
PHILIPS
311, 312, 313, 316, 317, 318,
SAMSUNG
011, 014
SAMSUNG
339, 340, 341, 345
SANYO
007
SANYO
335, 336
SHARP
019, 027
SHARP
324
THOMSON
012
THOMSON
319, 350
TOSHIBA
003
TOSHIBA
337
YAMAHA
018, 027, 020, 002
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Additional Information
Specifications
TV System
I/DVB-T
Colour System
PAL
NTSC 3.58, 4.43 (only Video In)
MPEG-2 [email protected]
Channel Coverage
UHF:
Picture Tube
FD Trinitron Approx. 82cm
Sound Output
Left/Right:
Subwoofer
Power Consumption
154W (1w standby)
Dimensions (w x h x d)
Approx. 887 x 620 x 600mm
Weight
Approx. 65kg
Rear Terminals
B21 - B69
2x20W (music power), 2x10W (RMS)
1x30W (music power), 1x15W (RMS)
1
21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video
input, RGB input, TV audio/video output.
2
21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video
input, RGB input, TV audio/video output
3/
s3
21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video
input, S-video input, selectable audio/video output.
Conditional Access Module
RF In
Audio output - RCA phono jacks
Front Terminals
s
4
Video input - phono jack
4
S video input - 4 pin DIN
4
Audio inputs - phono jacks
Headphones jack - minijack stereo
Accessories Supplied
RM-933 remote control (1)
IEC designated size AA battery (2)
RF Loopthrough cable
Design and specification are subject to change without notice.
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Additional Information
Troubleshooting
Here are some simple solutions to problems which may affect the picture and sound.
Problem
Possible causes
Solutions
No picture, no sound.
•
Power off
•
Plug in the TV.
•
TV in standby.
•
button on the front of the TV. If the
Press the
indicator is on press the
button on the remote control.
•
Aerial disconnected.
•
Check aerial connection.
Poor or no picture (screen is
dark), but good sound.
•
Picture preset level adjustment.
•
Select ‘Picture Adjustment’ menu then adjust the brightness,
picture and colour levels.
No picture on any channel after
digital tuning.
•
No digital transmission in your area.
•
Use the ‘Manual Tuning’ instructions of this manual to tune
in all available analogue channels. Then contact a local
installer to find out when digital transmissions begin in your
area.
•
No digital transmissions from the
transmitter you are currently using.
•
Contact a local installer to find out at which transmitter your
aerial should be pointing.
•
Unsuitable aerial.
•
Change your aerial to cover the channels used by digital
programmes.
Ensure your aerial is correctly aligned to the transmitter.
•
•
•
Ensure your aerial is plugged directly into the TV (not
through other equipment).
Upgrade to a higher gain aerial.
•
•
•
Subscribe to a pay-TV broadcaster.
See ‘Skipping a programme’ section.
See ‘Re-arranging your channels’ section.
•
Scrambled or subscription-only channel.
Programme used only for data (no
picture or sound).
Programme not being transmitted.
•
Fault (irregular flash).
•
•
Do not open the cabinet, refer to qualified personnel.
Contact your nearest SONY Service Centre.
•
•
Clears when the Timer Recording stops.
•
Digital mode Timer Record active
(regular flash).
Software download operation has began.
•
Clears when the software download is complete.
Good picture, no sound.
•
Volume control.
•
•
Press the
+ button on the remote control.
If
is displayed on the screen, press the
button on
the remote control.
Poor picture quality.
•
Wrong external mode selected for an
RGB video source.
•
Press the
button repeatedly until the RGB symbol
is displayed on screen.
colour
•
Colour level setting.
•
Select the ‘Picture Adjustment’ menu then adjust the colour
setting.
not
•
Batteries low.
•
Replace the batteries.
Distorted
picture
when
changing
programmes
or
selecting teletext.
•
Inputs from external equipment not
switched off.
•
Switch off all additionally connected equipment.
Some channels are blank.
•
•
Standby indicator flashing.
No
colour
programmes.
Remote
function.
•
•
Weak signal.
control
on
does
•
/
If you continue to have these problems, have your TV serviced by qualified personnel or you can contact the Sony
Customer Information Line on 0870 599 1999.
NEVER open the casing yourself.
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Additional Information
INDEX
A
N
Aerial, connecting 5
AI (Artificial Intelligence) 23
Analogue and digital programmes, switching 7
Auto Format 25
AV3 Output 25
Noise Reduction 23
B
Parental Control 16
Personal ID 26
Picture Mode 23
Picture Rotation 26
Picture Settings, adjusting 23
PIN Code 17
Playstation, connecting 30
Programmes, recording digital 22
Programmes, sorting 25
Balance, changing 24
Brightness, changing 23
C
CAM Setup 18
Camcorder, connecting 30
Channels, automatically tuning digital 16
Channels, automatically tuning analogue 25
Channels, fine tuning 28
Channels, manually tuning digital 17
Channels, manually tuning analogue 27
Channels, naming analogue 27
Channels, searching for analogue 13
Channels, searching for digital 19
Channels, skipping 27
Channels, sorting analogue 25
Colour, changing 23
Contrast, changing 23
Country, selecting 26
D
Decoder/Set top box, connecting 29
Digital and analogue programmes, switching 7
DRC Mode 23
Dual Sound 24
DVD, connecting 29
DVD, operating 31
E
Equaliser Adjustment 24
EPG 21
F
Features Menu 25
Format Correction 25
Further Programme Preset menu 28
O
Overview, TV set 8
Overview, remote control 9
P
R
Remote control, overview 9
Remote control, inserting batteries 4
Reset 23
RGB Set Up 26
S
Screen size, changing 13
Sharpness, changing 23
Sleep Timer 25
Smartlink VCR, connecting 29
Software Download 18
Sound Effect 24
Sound Settings, adjusting 24
Specifications 32
System Information 18
T
Text, analogue 11
Text, digital 10
Troubleshooting 33
TV, switching on 5
TV, menu system 23
V
Headphones, connecting 30
Headphones/Dual Sound 24
HiFi, connecting 29
VCR, connecting 5
VCR/DVD, operating 31
Video channel, finding 7
Virtual Effect 24
Volume, adjusting for audio output phono jacks 24
Volume Control, automatic 24
L
W
Language, selecting 26
Wallpaper 15
H
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4-094-114-01(1)
KD-32DX150U
409411401
Lifting Instructions
Sony strongly recommends that this TV should not be lifted by less than two people.
When lifting, always grip the TV as shown below.
Always assume the correct posture when lifting.
Take care not to trap your fingers when placing the TV on a flat surface or stand.
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