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Considering the Signal Types
KDL-70XBR3
Quick Setup Guide
For further information, see the Operating Instructions supplied with the TV.
Please retain this guide for your future reference.
The signal types make a difference in the picture quality. To get the
best picture quality, consider the signal types and the connection
best suited for that signal type. The chart below shows the different
signal types.
Best Signal
Performance
Comments
1
Making Audio/Video Connections
Your new TV includes various types of audio/video inputs and
jacks. Use the outputs/inputs that are available on your connecting
equipment to provide the best audio/video performance.
Sources
zzz
1
2
Running Initial Setup
High Definition
Content
Best Picture Quality
16:9 Aspect Ratio
Over-The-Air Antenna
HD Cable Subscription
HD Satellite Subscription
Digital Content
Good Picture Quality
Aspect Ratio based on Program
Over-The-Air Antenna
Digital Cable Subscription
Digital Satellite Subscription
Original TV format
4:3 Aspect Ratio
Over-The-Air Antenna
Cable Subscription
Analog Content
Review the following chart to determine which diagram to use to
connect the components in your system:
Turn off and unplug all components before making connections.
Best Audio/Video
Performance
Please follow the steps to set up your TV:
Connecting Your TV
(See reverse side)
Connecting Your TV
Video connector type
VCR
Audio connector type
zzz
Using the Remote Control
HDMI connection*
Cable Box
Analog audio
Satellite Receiver
For Your Convenience
Please contact Sony directly if you have questions on the use of
your television after reading your Quick Setup Guide and manual.
Contact Sony Customer Support at:
http://www.sony.com/tvsupport
To learn more about HDTV, visit: http://www.sony.com/HDTV
Or to speak with a support representative:
United States
Canada
1-800-222-SONY (7669)
1-877-899-SONY (7669)
Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store
S VIDEO connection
Satellite Receiver
Running Initial Setup
Use the remote control when following the steps below.
1
Press
to turn on the TV.
The Initial Setup screen appears.
2
Press V/v to highlight the on-screen
display language.
Then press
.
The message “Start auto program
now?” appears.
3
Press V/v to highlight “Yes” then
press
.
Auto Program performed through Initial
Setup will automatically create a list of
receivable channels from both VHF/UHF
antenna and cable TV channels if both
sources are connected.
To run Auto Program again at a later time
Refer to the “Initial Setup” and “Auto Program” sections of the Operating
Instructions.
4
The remote control is preset to operate most
Sony brand video equipment. Follow the steps
below to program your TV's remote control to
operate non-Sony video equipment.
Find the three-digit code for your equipment
from the “Manufacturer's Codes”.
1
DVR/VCR
,
DVR/VCR
or
SAT/CABLE
Getting HD Programming
Digital Recorder
Contact your local cable or satellite TV provider for details on
how to upgrade to High-Definition (HD) programming.
Additional equipment and subscription fees may apply.
HD Cable Box
HD Sat Receiver
•For information on availability of HD programming using an
antenna (HDTV with integrated HD tuner required), visit
www.antennaweb.org
•For an interactive guide on cable requirements and how to connect
audio and video devices, visit www.ceaconnectionsguide.com
VCR
Blu-ray Disc
Player
HD DVR
Cable Box
VCR
Sony
Dream System
Notes on Your New TV
Picture Quality:
Special Buttons to Remember
The illustrations below highlight the differences between highdefinition and standard-definition signals.
WIDE: Depending on the broadcast signal or the way the DVD disc is formatted,
you may see bars on the screen or stretched images.
Press the WIDE button repeatedly to cycle through different screen
modes and select the mode that best meets your TV viewing.
It also provides direct access to some of the “Settings” menu options.
The menus you can select may vary depending on the input signal.
1
Close
Picture Mode
Sound Mode
Wide Mode
Add to Favorites
Caption Vision (CC)
)
Shown above is a high-definition signal with wide mode (16:9 aspect ratio). A highdefinition signal fills the screen with a crisp, clear picture with no ghosting and less noise.
2 Enter the three-digit manufacturer’s code number
using the 0-9 buttons while the FUNCTION button
is lit. If the code is not entered within 10 seconds,
you must start again from step 1.
3 Press the
Player
TOOLS: This button provides an alternate way to access some of the features.
SAT/CABLE
BD/DVD
SAT
2
,
or
FUNCTION
button you want to program on the remote control
button simultaneously.
and press the
The selected FUNCTION button (
will flash.
Player
HD Sat Receiver
3
BD/DVD
DVD
AV Receiver
* See the Operating Instructions for connection between HDMI to DVI.
Refer to the Operating Instructions for codes.
1 Press and hold the
PC
Player
DVD
Using the Remote Control
Programming the Remote Control
VCR
HD Cable Box
Satellite Receiver
3
DVD
AV Receiver
Composite video
connection
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2
VCR
Component
connection
HD
Even with High Definition or Digital Content Subscriptions, not
all content may be available in those formats. Each individual
program will list if it is available in HD format. Contact your local
service provider for details on your service and available
programming.
In order to receive High Definition, you should use HDMI or
component YPBPR video connection to your video equipment or
coaxial to your over-the-air broadcast antenna. Connection using
the yellow composite or S VIDEO will not provide HD quality
signal to your TV.
PC
Player
Digital audio optical HD
HD
Cable Box
3
DVD
button while the FUNCTION button is
lit.
MENU:
This button allows you to easily navigate to the most convenient TV
functions shown below: External Inputs, Favorites, last viewed TV
channel (from Antenna or Cable), and Settings.
The Settings option enables you to make adjustments and customize
settings for Picture, Sound, Screen, Channel, Parental Lock and more.
When the programming is correct, the selected
FUNCTION button blinks twice, and when not,
blinks five times.
Screen Mode: Normal
External Inputs
Favorites
C
Cable
Antenna
Settings
For tips on programming the remote control, refer to the
“Programming the Remote Control” section of the
Operating Instructions.
This TV performs best with high-definition signals. Be sure to read the “Considering the
Signal Types” section on this page.
MENU
4 Aim your TV’s remote control at the equipment,
button. If you can turn the
and press the green
equipment on and off using the remote control,
then the programming is complete. If not, try the
next code listed.
Shown below is a standard-definition signal with 4:3 aspect ratio. The picture is fine with
the Normal mode, but not as good as the high-definition signal. When a standard-definition
signal is viewed in the Zoom or Wide Zoom mode, you can enjoy an enlarged picture on
your TV screen, but picture quality may vary.
Select from connected equipment
Exit:
Screen Mode: Wide Zoom
A
Cables Required
Splitter
Coaxial
Composite
Component
Audio
HD15-HD15
Use this diagram if you have;
Cable
Antenna
VCR
DVD
PC
Player
If you are connecting to the TV’s VIDEO 1 input with
equipment that has an S VIDEO output, use the S VIDEO
connection instead of the video connection shown here.
1
4
1
1
3
1
If your DVD player has an HDMI
output, use that instead of the video
and audio connections shown here.
B
Cables Required
Use this diagram if you have;
Cable Box
VCR
DVD
Cable or SAT
PC AV Receiver
Player
or
Satellite Receiver
If you are connecting to the TV’s VIDEO 1 input with
equipment that has an S VIDEO output, use the S VIDEO
connection instead of the video connection shown here.
Splitter
Coaxial
Composite
Component
Audio
HD15-HD15
Digital Optical Audio
Antenna
SAT
(dish)
Cable
If your DVD player or
satellite receiver has an
HDMI output, use that
instead of the video and
audio connections shown
here.
Splitter
1
6
2
1
5
1
2
If you are not using a cable box or satellite receiver,
connect your cable to the VCR’s RF IN jack.
Cable
Antenna
Antenna
Splitter
C
Cables Required
Use this diagram if you have;
Cable Box
Cable
DVD Satellite Receiver
VCR
1
6
3
1
4
1
* See the Operating Instructions for connection between HDMI to DVI.
If you are connecting to the TV’s VIDEO 1 input with
equipment that has an S VIDEO output, use the S VIDEO
connection instead of the video connection shown here.
If you are not using a cable box, connect
your cable to the VCR’s RF IN jack.
Antenna
Cable
If your DVD player
has an HDMI output,
use that instead of
the video and audio
connections shown
here.
Splitter
Rear of TV
DVD Player
Cable Box
or Satellite
Receiver
PC
PC
SAT
Player
Rear of TV
Rear of TV
Splitter
Coaxial
Composite
Component
Audio
HDMI*
Antenna
Cable Box
A/V
Receiver
VCR
VCR
DVD Player
SAT
(dish)
Satellite Receiver
VCR
DVD
Player
D
Cables Required
Use this diagram if you have;
HD Cable Box
DVD AV Receiver
Player
Cable or SAT
Digital Recorder
or
HD Sat Receiver
Antenna
Splitter
Coaxial
Component
Audio
HDMI*
Digital Optical Audio
1
6
2
3
1
3
E
Cables Required
For Best HD Picture Quality
Use this diagram if you have;
HD Cable Box
or
HD Sat Receiver
or
HD DVR
VCR
F
Cables Required
Splitter
Coaxial
Composite
Component
Audio
Digital Optical Audio
Use this diagram if you have;
Cable or SAT
Antenna
Cable Box
or
Sony
Dream System
Satellite Receiver
SAT
(dish)
For best results, check the cable box’s
manual for proper setup of the HD output.
Antenna
If you are not using a cable box or satellite receiver,
connect the cable to the VCR’s RF IN jack.
Antenna
SAT
(dish)
Cable
Cable
SAT
(dish)
Splitter
Splitter
Splitter
Rear of TV
Rear of TV
Rear of TV
HD Cable Box or
HD Satellite Receiver
or HD DVR
HD Cable Box or
HD Satellite Receiver
Cable Box or
Satellite Receiver
Or
DVD Player
VCR
Sony Dream System
Digital Recorder
Blu-ray Disc Player
A/V Receiver
1
6
3
1
2
1
* See the Operating Instructions for connection between HDMI to DVI.
If you are connecting to the TV’s VIDEO 1 input with
equipment that has an S VIDEO output, use the S VIDEO
connection instead of the video connection shown here.
Antenna Cable
1
5
2
2
2
VCR
* See the Operating Instructions for connection between HDMI to DVI.
If your DVD player or digital recorder has an HDMI output, use
that instead of the video and audio connections shown here.
Cable or SAT
Splitter
Coaxial
Antenna
Composite
Blu-ray Disc Audio
Player
HDMI*
VCR
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