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Trinitron Digital TV
Bedienungsanleitung
KD-32NS100B
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If you wish to move the TV after it has been connected to the stand
assembly, please observe the following precautions:
• Never attempt to lift the TV and the stand together.
• Before lifting the TV from the stand, you must disconnect the
securing strap on the rear of the TV (see illustration below).
To gain access to the strap, remove the door that conceals the
rear sockets of the TV (if you have already added it), then
remove the cover from the rear column of the stand.
• Take care not to trap your fingers under the TV when placing
the TV onto a flat surface.
Securing
strap
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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.
To prevent fire, keep inflammable objects
or naked flames (e.g. candles) away from
the TV.
Clean the TV with a soft, lightly dampened
cloth. Do not use benzine, thinner or any
other chemicals to clean the TV. Do not
scratch the TV screen. 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
Thank you for choosing this Sony television.
Please take time to read this instruction manual as it will help you to understand all the features available to you.
Getting started
Checking the accessories supplied ................................................................................................ 4
Inserting batteries into the remote control handset ........................................................................ 4
Connecting your aerial and satellite................................................................................................ 5
Switching on the TV........................................................................................................................ 5
Automatically tuning the TV ............................................................................................................ 6
Switching between digital and analogue programmes.................................................................... 7
Finding your video channel............................................................................................................. 7
Overview of the TV buttons............................................................................................................. 8
Overview of the remote control buttons .......................................................................................... 9
Teletext
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 Info display............................................................................................................................... 14
The Main Menu............................................................................................................................... 15
The Channel Index menu................................................................................................................ 20
The EPG menu ............................................................................................................................... 21
TV menu system
Using the programme index table .................................................................................................. 23
Adjusting the picture ....................................................................................................................... 23
Adjusting the sound ........................................................................................................................ 24
Using the Features menu................................................................................................................ 25
Naming a programme ..................................................................................................................... 26
Skipping a programme.................................................................................................................... 26
Using the Further Programme Preset menu................................................................................... 27
Re-arranging your channels............................................................................................................ 27
Adjusting the picture rotation .......................................................................................................... 28
Setting your personal ID ................................................................................................................. 28
Adjusting the picture geometry for an RGB source ........................................................................ 29
Presetting and naming inputs from external equipment ................................................................. 29
Manually tuning analogue signals................................................................................................... 30
Additional information
Connecting additional equipment ...................................................................................................31
Remote control configuration for VCR/DVD....................................................................................33
Specifications..................................................................................................................................34
Troubleshooting...............................................................................................................................35
Removing and cleaning the glass panel .........................................................................................36
Using the menu system of this TV
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All the menus of this TV are activated by the remote control
handset. The V, v, B, b and OK buttons of the remote control are
used to navigate around the menus and to store any settings you
make or change.
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Throughout the pages of this manual you will notice drawings of
the remote control handset with certain buttons highlighted white.
This indicates the buttons you will need to press when following
the instructions. In the example shown the V, v and OK buttons
are the buttons to be pressed.
OK button
v button
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Getting started
Follow steps 1 - 6 to install your TV
and view the TV programmes
1. Checking the accessories supplied
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Batteries
Modem
Remote control
Note: Please contact your local approved satellite installer for information regarding satellite and telephone connection.
2. Inserting batteries into the remote control handset
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Place a coin in the slot provided at
the bottom of the remote control
and turn anti clockwise to release
battery compartment.
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Insert batteries as
battery compartment.
indicated
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Replace battery compartment and lock
in place by twisting coin clockwise in
slot.
Always remember to dispose of batteries in an environmentally friendly way
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Getting started
3. Connecting your aerial and satellite
1. Connect your existing aerial to the socket
marked
on the rear of the TV as shown.
2. Connect your satellite dish to the F-type socket
marked
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Connecting a VCR to the TV
1. Connect your satellite dish to the F-type
socket marked
on the rear of the TV as
shown.
2. Connect your existing aerial to the RF IN
socket on your VCR.
3. Connect a lead from the RF output of your
VCR to the analogue socket marked
then
connect a scart lead as shown.
4. Connect the VCR to the mains socket and
switch on.
5. 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.
Scart lead
(not supplied)
4. Switching on the TV
1. Connect the TV plug to your mains socket
(220 - 240 V AC, 50 Hz).
2. Press the on/off switch in a forward direction
to switch on the TV.
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.
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Getting started
5. Automatically tuning the TV
1. When you switch on this TV for the first time, the Language/Country
menu appears on screen with the word ‘English’ highlighted. Press
the V or v buttons on the remote control to choose the language you
require then press the OK button to confirm.
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2. The word Country is now highlighted. Press the V or v buttons to
choose the country in which you wish to operate the TV, then press
the OK button to confirm.
Note:
The digital features of this set are designed for use in Germany only.
OK
3. The autotune prompt screen appears. Press the OK button to select
Yes.
4. The Main Menu is now displayed. Press the v button to highlight
‘Quick tuning’ or ‘Full tuning’, then press the OK button twice.
5. A display appears asking you to press OK to begin scanning.
Whilst scanning is taking place a progress menu is displayed
showing the number of services stored and the percentage of
scanning completed. The full scan will take some time so please be
patient. When the scanning percentage reaches 100%, the onscreen message ‘Auto tuning successfully completed’ is displayed.
Note: During all subsequent scans, only new channels will be
added to the original scan.
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Getting started
6. Press the BLUE button repeatedly to remove all digital menus from
the TV screen.
The analogue tuning display appears automatically and the TV
begins to search for analogue signals.
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Once all signals have been captured and stored, the TV returns to
normal operation and displays the digital programme captured on
programme number 1.
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7. If no signals are captured, a menu appears asking you to confirm
your aerial is connected. Check your aerials are connected, then
press OK to start the search procedure again.
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Note: If no digital signals were captured, then the analogue programme
stored on programme number 1 is displayed.
8. To view programmes, press the PROG+/- buttons or the numbered
buttons on the remote control.
Switching between
programmes
digital
and
analogue
To check if you are watching a digital or an analogue programme press
the
button on the remote control. If you are watching a digital
programme an Info display appears on screen providing brief details for
both the current and next programme. To change to analogue
programmes press the DIGITAL/
button.
When you wish to return to digital programmes press the DIGITAL/
button once more.
6. Finding your video channel
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If you connected a VCR to your TV when following the ‘Connecting your
aerial and satellite instructions’, you now need to find your video channel.
1. First ensure the TV is in analogue mode. If not press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control.
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2. Press the PROG+/- button until the picture from your pre-recorded
tape appears on screen.
Note: If you wish to move your video channel to a different programme number,
refer to the ‘Re-arranging your channels’ section of this manual.
If you have connected your VCR using a scart lead, press the
/
button repeatedly on the remote control until the picture from the tape
appears on the TV screen.
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Getting started
Overview of the TV buttons
The control buttons can be found on the right side of the TV.
An expanded view is shown below.
Programme Up or Down buttons
Press to move to the next or
preceding channel.
Volume control buttons
Press to increase or decrease the
volume.
Video input button
Press to select input signals from a
VCR etc.
Reset button
Press to return picture and sound
levels to their factory settings.
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Getting started
Overview of the remote control buttons
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VIDEO
button
Press to switch off your VCR or DVD
temporarily. Press again to return to normal
operation.
Mute button
Press to mute the sound. Press again to
restore.
DIGITAL/
button
Press to switch between digital or analogue
mode.
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TV
button
Press to switch off your TV temporarily. The
Red indicator on the front of the TV will
illuminate. Press again to return to normal
operation.
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Screen format button
Press repeatedly to change the screen
format.
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Buttons 0-9
Press to input the required channel number.
For numbers 10 and above, enter the next
digit within 2 seconds.
GUIDE button
Occasionally the broadcaster transmits
information such as a TV Guide which can be
displayed on screen. You will be asked to press
the GUIDE button when this happens.
MODE button
This remote operates not only Sony DVDs and
VCRs, but also those made by other
manufacturers. Press this button to select the
type of equipment you want to control. A green
light appears momentarily to indicate the mode
selected.
Note: Before operating your VCR or DVD, you must
enter the correct configuration code. Please refer to
the section ‘Remote Control Configuration for VCR/
DVD’.
Text button
Press to enter text mode.
EPG button
Press to display the Electronic Programme
Guide when in Digital mode.
Control pad
Use these buttons to navigate through the
menu system of the TV.
Note: When the MODE button has been set to
VCR or DVD, the control pad operates the main
functions of your VCR or DVD.
Coloured buttons
These buttons are used for text and Digital
menus. Refer to the relevant sections in this
instruction manual.
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Input button
/Hold button
Press to select signals from equipment
connected to the TV sockets (refer to
‘Connecting optional equipment to the TV’).
In Text mode press to keep a page on display.
Press again to cancel.
Previous channel button
Press to return to the previous channel you were
watching (providing you watched it for at least 5
seconds).
Note: If the MODE button is set to VCR, use this
button to select double digit numbers on your
VCR, e.g. press this button, then press 2 and 3
for 23.
REC button
When the MODE button is set to VCR, press this
button to place your VCR in record mode.
Info button
Press to display the INFO menu in Digital mode.
When watching analogue programmes press to
reveal information such as programme number.
When in text mode, press to reveal hidden
information such as answers on quiz pages.
Press once more to clear hidden information.
INDEX button
Occasionally
the
broadcaster
transmits
information which can be displayed on screen.
You will be asked to press the INDEX button
when this happens.
PROG +/- button
Press to select the next or previous programme.
In Text mode, press to select the next page or the
previous page.
Volume + and - button
Press to adjust the volume to the desired level.
MENU button
Press to enter the menu system of this TV.
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Teletext
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 RTL Digital text service may look different to ZDF’s Digital text. Most of the
Digital text services currently available use simple navigation methods based on the following buttons:
The text 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
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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.
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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.)
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Once the text page is displayed, follow the on-screen instructions to obtain your required selection.
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Note: On some pages the TV programme may also be displayed on the text screen. On-screen instructions will
inform you how to change the displayed programme.
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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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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 of the remote control.
4.
When you have finished viewing the text service, press the
button to exit.
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Teletext
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
1. Press the
button on the remote control to check if you are in analogue mode. If you are watching
a digital programme an Info display appears on screen providing brief details for the current and next
programme. To change to analogue programmes press the DIGITAL/
button.
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2. Select the TV programme which carries the text service you wish to view.
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4. Press the numbered buttons to enter a three digit number for the text page you wish to view. Your
selected page appears on screen.
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5. Enter more 3 digit page numbers as requested.
6. When you have finished viewing the text service, press the DIGITAL/
display from the screen.
button to remove the text
How to use Text features
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 mix mode
When in Text mode press the
button. The Text page is superimposed
onto the picture. Press the
button again to return to TV mode.
or
button.
button. Press again to cancel.
Note: When a sub page is being viewed, the
obtain the mix mode.
button needs to be pressed twice to
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 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.
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Teletext
Using the text menu
You can access more features by using the Text menu:
1. Press the
button on your remote control to enter Text mode.
2. With the Text display on screen, press the MENU button to display the ‘Text’ menu.
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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 Text menu from the screen.
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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 upper half of the page or v to enlarge the bottom half. Press the
OK button to return page to normal size. Press B button to return to the Text
menu.
Text Clear
Use this feature to view the TV programme whilst Text 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.
Reveal
Select this to reveal hidden information on the page (such as answers to a quiz).
Time Page
This feature allows a time-coded Text page (such as an alarm page), to be
displayed at a set time. When selected, the ‘Time Page’ sub menu is displayed.
Enter the desired page number and the time you want the page to appear using
the remote control buttons 0 - 9, then press OK button to confirm the settings.
The TV then exits Text mode and the time is displayed in the top left corner of the
screen.
Note: This function is dependant on the broadcasters transmission.
Page Overview
(Only for TOPText
broadcasts)
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TOP-Text pages are divided into two columns. The first column shows ‘blocks’ of
pages and the second shows ‘groups’ of pages. Press b or B button to select the
desired column, then press V or v button to select the relevant ‘group’ or ‘block’ of
pages. Press the OK button to display the chosen pages.
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Changing the screen format
Changing the screen format manually
You can change the screen format manually to suit the broadcast you are watching. By pressing the
button on the remote control you can choose from the 5 formats listed below.
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For 16:9 broadcasts.
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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.
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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 (eg to read subtitles).
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The Info display
This display gives you information both on the current programme being shown and on future programmes when available from the
broadcaster (up to 24 hours ahead) . The Info display provides a brief description of the current programme, its channel number and
the start and end time. The title of the next programme and its start and end time is displayed in a smaller box to the right of the
current programme’s information.
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.
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2. Use the B and b buttons to move around the display.
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The coloured buttons give you access to further options:RED buttonWhen pressed a pop-up menu allows you to change the language for the subtitles
(when available). Press the V or v button to select the language required, then press
the OK button to confirm.
GREEN button- When pressed a pop-up menu allows you to select the language in which you wish to
hear the broadcast (when available). Press the V or v button to select the language
required, then press the OK button to confirm.
YELLOW button- Allows you to record a programme from the Info display, or to set a programme to
automatically appear on screen when it starts. Press the B or b buttons to select a
future programme from the Info display, then press the YELLOW button to display the
Timers pop-up menu.You can now choose from a) Record b) Wakeup or c) Manual.
a) Record
Highlight Record and press OK to automatically set your VCR to record the
selected programme (this will only work if your VCR has SmartLink facility
and is connected to AV3 socket
3 s 3 on the rear of this TV).
b) Wakeup Highlight Wakeup and press OK if you wish the future programme you
selected to appear on-sceen when transmission begins.
c) Manual Highlight Manual and press OK if you wish the TV to output a channel to
your VCR for recording. The following display appears.
Press the V or v button to set the day of recording, then press the b button
to move to the start time. Repeat this procedure to set the start and stop
times and the channel number, then press the OK button to store and
return to the Info menu. Press the
button to remove the Info menu from
the screen. Unless you have a Smartlink VCR, you must now set the timer
recording function of your VCR to switch on and off to correspond with the
programme you have stored for recording.
Notes on recording:
The ‘Manual’ feature only works if you have connected your VCR to the AV3 socket
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After you have programmed a 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 a recording has been programmed. Once a programme has started recording, do not
change channels or switch to analogue mode or the recording will be cancelled.
BLUE button- Press to display the Main Menu (see next page).
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Digital features
The Main Menu
The following pages explain the digital menus and their operation. To check you are in digital mode, press the
button on your
remote control. An Info display appears on screen providing brief details of both the current and next programme. If the display does
not appear, press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control before proceeding.
Favourite Programmes
Use this option to create a list of your favourite programmes in one of three personal folders, which can
then be accessed using the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) or Channel Index feature of this TV.
1. With the Info display on screen, press the BLUE button on your remote control to display the Main
Menu.
2. Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Favourite Programmes’ then press the OK button. A display
appears giving you the choice of three personal folders.
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3. Press the V or v button to select the folder you wish to use, then press OK to display the programme
listing for that folder.
4. Press the V or v buttons to scroll through the list until the programme you wish to store as a favourite
is highlighted, then press the OK button. The √symbol appears alongside the programme to indicate it
is now stored as a favourite. Repeat this procedure to store other favourite programmes.
To deselect a favourite programme:
Highlight the programme, then press the OK button. The
√symbol disappears from the TV screen.
To deselect all favourite programmes:
Press the YELLOW button.
To rename a favourite folder:
Press the BLUE button to return to the ‘Favourite
Programmes’ display, then press the V or v button to
highlight the folder you wish to rename. Press the
YELLOW button to display an on-screen keyboard. Press
the RED button to clear the existing name, then using the
V, v, B and b buttons, select the first letter you require
and press OK. The letter appears in the favourite name
box. Repeat this procedure until the name is complete,
then after using the V, v, B and b buttons to highlight
DONE, press OK.
Note: If you make a mistake whilst renaming the folder, press
the GREEN button to return to the original name.
5. Press the BLUE button repeatedly to remove all menus from the TV screen.
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The Main Menu
Wallpaper
This feature allows you to customise the background patttern for all the Digital menus.
1. Press the
button, then press the BLUE button on the remote control to display the Main Menu.
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2. Press the v button to highlight ‘Wallpaper’ then press the OK button to confirm.
3. Press the V or v button to select your choice of wallpaper, then press OK to store.
4. Press the BLUE button repeatedly to remove all menus from the TV screen.
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Parental Control
This option allows you to set an age limit above which a PIN number is required before viewing is allowed.
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button, then press the BLUE button on the remote control to display the Main Menu.
2. Press the v button to highlight ‘Parental Control’ then press OK button to display the Parental Control
menu.
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3. Enter your existing PIN code using buttons 0 - 9. The PIN code has been preset to 1234, but this can
be changed later in the ‘Detailed Set-up’ menu.
4. The age box now becomes active. Press the V or v button to set the age limit you desire or set to
‘None’ for unrestricted viewing. Press the OK button to confirm the setting.
5. Press the BLUE button repeatedly to remove all menus from the TV screen.
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The Main menu
Installation
This option allows you to allocate a name to your satellite, change the settings, tune in the programmes or
change the order of the stored programmes.
1. Press the
button, then press the BLUE button on the remote control to display the Main Menu.
2. Press the V or v buttons to select ‘Installation’ then press the OK button to display the Installation
menu.
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display the relevant sub menu.
OK
Satellite Set-up
This menu gives an overview of the settings for your satellite(s). Press the V or v buttons to select
your chosen satellite then press the OK button to display the ‘Satellite Set-up’ screen. If you wish to
change any of the settings, use the V or v buttons to highlight the item you wish to change, then press
the OK button to confirm. Press the V or v buttons to alter the setting then press the OK button to
store the new setting. Press the BLUE button to return to the Installation menu.
Note: If you select ‘Satellite name’ press the OK button to display the keyboard showing the existing satellite
name. Press the RED button to clear the existing name, then using the V, v, B and b buttons, select the first letter
or number you require for your new name. Press the OK button to display the letter or number in the name box.
Repeat the procedure until the new name is complete then, after using the V, v, B and b buttons to highlight DONE,
press the OK button. Finally, press the BLUE button to return to the Installation menu.
Quick tuning
This option will download all the recommended channels from the Astra satellite.
Full tuning
This option enables you to tune in all available channels for each satellite. Press the V or v buttons to
highlight your chosen satellite then press the OK button to confirm. A message appears asking you to
confirm scanning. Press OK to start the search procedure. As this may take some time, a progress
menu appears on screen to show you the number of services stored.
Manual Tuning
With this option you can manually add channels to your TV. Press the V or v buttons to select your
chosen satellite then press the OK button to display the ‘Manual Tune’ screen. If you wish to change
the frequency or baudrate settings, press the V or v buttons to highlight ‘Frequency’ or ‘Baudrate’ then
press OK to display the relevant sub menu. Enter the new settings using the numbered buttons on
your remote control then press the OK button to return to the ‘Manual Tune’ screen. If you wish to
change the Fec or Polarization details, press the V or v buttons to select ‘Fec’ or ‘Polarization’ then
press OK to confirm. Press the V or v buttons to change the settings then press the OK button to
confirm. Once the desired settings have been input, press the YELLOW button to display a
confirmation message. Press OK to begin the search procedure.
Note: For further information regarding satellite settings, please contact your local approved satellite installer.
Programme Sorting
Use this option to change the order of the stored channels. With the ‘Programme Sorting’ menu
displayed on the screen, press the V or v buttons to highlight the channel you wish to move then press
the YELLOW button. Use the numbered buttons on your remote control to enter the new programme
number for your chosen channel then press the OK button to confirm. Repeat this procedure to move
other channels, then press BLUE button repeatedly to remove all menus from the TV screen.
4. Once you have made all the changes you require in the Installation menu, press the BLUE button
repeatedly to remove all menus from the TV screen.
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The Main Menu
Detailed set-up
Use this option to change your PIN number, modem settings and languages etc.
1. Press the
button, then the BLUE button on the remote control to display the Main Menu.
2. Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detailed Set-up’, then press the OK button to display the Detailed
Set-up menu.
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If you wish to change any of the settings on the menu screen, press the V or v button to select your
chosen item then press the OK button to display the relevant sub menu.
OK
PIN Set-up
Enter your existing PIN and press OK. Use the numbered buttons on your remote control to enter your
new number, then enter again to confirm. Press the OK button then the BLUE button to return to the
Detailed Set-up menu.
Modem
Press the V or v button to select your chosen item on the screen then press the OK button to confirm.
Press the V or v button to change the setting then press the OK button to store the new setting. Press
the BLUE button to return to the Detailed Set-up menu.
Return Channel
Press the V or v buttons to select your chosen item on the menu screen then press the OK button to
display the keyboard*. Press the RED button to clear any existing name then, using the V, v, B or b
buttons, select the first letter or number you require. Press the OK button to display the letter or number
in the name box. Repeat the procedure until the new name is complete then, after using the V, v, B or
b buttons to highlight DONE, press the OK button. Finally, press the BLUE button to return to the
Detailed Set-up menu.
* If you select ‘Default ISP’ or ‘DNS IP Address’ you need to use the numbered buttons on your remote control to
input your new numbers. Once complete, press the OK button to confirm.
MHP Applications Rights
Press the V or v buttons to select your chosen item on the screen then press the OK button to confirm.
Press the V or v button to change the setting then press the OK button to store the new settting. Press
the BLUE button to return to the Detailed Set-up menu.
Languages
Press the V or v buttons to select ‘Audio Language’ or ‘Subtitle Language’ then press the OK button to
confirm. Press the V or v buttons to change the setting then press the OK button to store the new
setting. Press the BLUE button to return to the Detailed Set-up menu.
Manufacturer information
This is an information screen only which confirms which versions of hardware and software are
available. Press the BLUE button to return to the Detailed Set-up menu.
Software Upgrade
Press the V or v buttons to set to ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. When set to ‘Yes’, new operating software is
automatically downloaded when released.
Factory setting
Press the V or v buttons to choose from ‘Clear Personal Settings’ (returns all digital settings to their
factory pre-set levels) or ‘Clear all channels’ (removes all scanned channels from the memory).
3. Once you have made all the changes you require in the Detailed Set-up menu, press the BLUE button
repeatedly to remove all menus from the TV screen.
Note: The CA Set-up is explained on the following page.
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The Main Menu
CA Set-up
This feature allows you to access a pay per view service once you have obtained a Conditional Access
Module (CAM) and a viewing card. Please contact your nearest pay-per-view supplier for details.
1. Switch off the TV and unplug from the mains.
2. Insert the CAM into the
socket on the rear of the TV as shown. Take care not to damage the CAM
when inserting.
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Connect the TV to the mains and switch on.
Press the
button, then the BLUE button on the remote control to display the Main Menu.
Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detailed Set-up’, then press the OK button to display the Detailed
Set-up menu.
7. Press the V or v button to highlight ‘CA Set-up’ in the Main Menu, then press the OK button to display
the supplier’s set up menu.
For further information regarding the available services, please contact your pay per view supplier.
Personal Information
Use this option to enter personal information such as your e-mail name and address.
1. Press the
button, then the BLUE button on the remote control to display the Main Menu.
2. Press the V or v button to highlight ’Personal Information’, then press OK to display the Personal
Information menu.
3. If you wish to change your user name, address or e-mail, press the V or v button to highlight your
chosen option then press the OK button to display a keyboard. Press the RED button to clear the
existing name or address. Press the V, v, B and b buttons to select the letter or number your require
then press the OK button to display the letter/number in the name box. Repeat this procedure until the
new name is complete then, after using the V, v, B and b buttons to highlight DONE, press the OK
button to return to the ‘Personal Information’ menu.
4. If you wish to change the MHP Applications Font Size, press the V or v button to highlight ‘MHP
Applications Font Size’ then press the OK button to confirm. Press the V or v button to change the
existing font size, then press the OK button to confirm.
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The Channel Index menu
The Channel Index menu provides a quick and easy way to:
a) View a complete list of the programmes available for selection.
b) Obtain a preview of the programmes currently being broadcast.
c) Store channels into a personal favourite list.
d) Create a list relating to a category of programme, e.g. Sports or Movies.
1. The Channel Index menu is only available in digital mode.To check you are in digital mode, press the
button on your remote control. An Info display appears on screen providing brief details for both
the current and next programme. If the display does not appear, press the DIGITAL/
button on the
remote control.
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Channel Index menu. This menu contains a list of programmes, with the present programme being
shown in a preview screen at the top right of the menu.
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3. Press the V or v buttons to move up and down the list to highlight your desired programme. If you do
not wish to view one of the 6 programmes displayed, press the RED or GREEN button to display the
previous or next 6 programmes.
4. Once the programme you want is highlighted press the OK button to preview the programme on
screen. If however, you have previously allocated a Parental Control age limit in the Main Menu, and
the programme exceeds that limit, you will be asked to enter your PIN before the preview is allowed.
Programmes that exceed the age limit are identified by a
symbol.
5. Press the OK button to confirm your choice and to exit the Channel Index menu.
To store a channel as one of your favourites
1. With the Channel Index menu on screen, press the V or v buttons to highlight the channel you want as
a favourite.
2. Press the YELLOW button to display the Add pop-up menu. Press the V or v buttons to select the
personal folder in which you wish to store the channel, then press OK to confirm.
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Some examples of category types are as follows:
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This is a list compiled from the programmes you view most often.
This list contains the last 5 channels you have watched.
This list contains channels you have stored in this folder as favourites.
This list contains all the movies available for viewing.
This is a complete list of all available programmes.
3. The type of programme category you choose is displayed at the top of the list along with the date and
time of day.
4. Press the OK button to exit the Channel Index menu.
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The EPG menu
The EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) menu provides a quick and easy way to:
a) View a complete list of 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.
1. The EPG menu is only available in digital mode. To check you are in digital mode, press the
button
on your remote control. An Info display appears on screen providing brief details for both the current
and next programme. If the display does not appear, press the DIGITAL/
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box, a preview screen, a 2 hour timer bar (divided into 30 minute intervals) and a 5 channel programme
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3. Press the V, v, B and b buttons to move around the list. As each programme is highlighted, a brief
description of the programme appears in the event box at the top left of the menu. If you press the b
button after highlighting the last programme on the right, the programme schedule for the next 2 hour
period is displayed.
Press the RED or GREEN button when you wish to view the previous or next 5 channels and their
programmes.
4. If a programme you highlight is currently being broadcast, you will be prompted to press the OK button
to obtain a preview. If however, you have previously allocated a Parental Control age limit in the Main
Menu, and the programme exceeds that limit, you will be asked to enter your PIN before the preview is
allowed.
5. Press the OK button to confirm your choice and exit the EPG menu.
To select a category of programme
1. With the EPG menu on screen, press the BLUE button to display the Category pop-up menu.
2. Press the V or v button to select a category of programme, then press the OK button to confirm. The
EPG list will now only contain programmes relating to the chosen category.
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This list contains channels you have stored in this folder as favourites
This list contains all the movies available for viewing.
This is a complete list of all available programmes
3. Your chosen category is displayed at the top of the list along with the date and time of day.
4. Press the
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The EPG menu
To select a programme for recording or timed display
With the EPG menu displayed press the V, v, B and b buttons to highlight a future programme you want,
then press the YELLOW button to display the Timers pop-up menu. This option allows you to choose from
a) Record, b) Wakeup or c) Manual.
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selected programme.
Note: This option will only work if your VCR has Smartlink capability and is connected to
the AV3 socket on the rear of the TV.
When a programme has been set for recording, a solid red bar appears under the timer
bar in the menu. This coloured bar shows the time allocated for recording and reminds
you that you are unable to record other programmes during that time period.
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automatically appear on screen when transmission starts.
When you use this option a solid green bar appears under the timer bar in the menu. This
indicates that a wake up request has been activated. Just before transmission begins a
reminder will appear on screen asking you if you still wish to view the programme.
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c) Manual
Highlight Manual and press OK if you wish the TV to output a channel to your VCR for
recording when the transmission begins. The following display appears.
Press the V or v button to set the day of recording, then press the b button to move to the
start time. Repeat this procedure to set the start and stop times and the channel number,
then press the OK button to store and return the EPG menu. Press the
button to
remove the EPG menu. Unless you have a Smartlink VCR, you must now set the timer
recording function of your VCR to switch on and off to correspond with the programme
you have stored for recording.
Notes on recording:
The ‘Manual’ feature only works if you have connected your VCR to the AV3 socket
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the rear of the TV. After you have programmed a 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
a recording has been programmed. Once a programme has started recording, do not change
channels or switch to analogue mode or the recording will be cancelled.
The Timers pop-up menu also has a ‘Timer List’ option. If you highlight this and press OK button, a screen
is displayed showing all the programmes you have set for recording or wake up. To delete one of these
programmes, proceed as follows:
1. Press the V or v button to highlight the programme you wish to delete, then press the YELLOW button
to display the Timers pop-up menu.
2. Press the v button to highlight ‘Remove’, then press the OK button to confirm.
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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 switch to analogue mode to view all the menus. To check which mode you are in,
press the
button on your remote control. If you are watching a digital programme, an Info display appears on screen providing
brief details for both the current and next programme. If this happens, press the DIGITAL/
button on the remote control to switch
to the traditional analogue channels.
Using the Programme Index Table
The Programme Index Table is an easy way to search for a programme you wish to view.
1. Press the OK button to display the programme table on screen.
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highlighted, then press the OK button to display that programme on screen.
Adjusting the picture
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu, then press the b button to highlight ‘Picture Mode’.
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The table below explains the function of each option and which buttons to press for adjustment. Once
adjustment has been finalised, press the OK button to store.
3. Press the MENU button when you wish to remove the menu from the screen.
Option
Adjustment/Effect
Picture
Mode
Press V or v button to select Live, Personal, Movie or Game mode. Live, Movie and
Game have had their picture levels preset to suit their intended functions, whilst
Personal mode allows you to set your own levels of brightness, colour and sharpness.
Contrast
Brightness
Colour
Press B or b button to increase or decrease the levels to suit personal taste. You can
only adjust the brightness, colour and sharpness if you have selected ‘Personal’ in
‘Picture Mode’ option.
Hue
Press B or b button to increase or decrease the green tint of an NTSC colour broadcast.
(This function is only available when receiving an NTSC colour broadcast)
Sharpness
Press B or b button to sharpen or soften picture content. (Only available when you
select ‘Personal’ in ‘Picture Mode’ option.
Reset
Resets picture to factory preset levels.
AI (artificial
intelligence)
Press V or v button to turn On or Off. When set to On, the TV will monitor the picture
and limit any sudden increases in brightness and contrast.
Noise
Detection
Press V or v button to switch On or Off. When set to On, this option can sometimes
reduce the noise level apparent on a weak signal.
DRC
Mode
Press V or v button to set the desired picture resolution. Set to Off for basic picture
quality, DRC50 for improved resolution or DRC100 for optimum picture resolution.
Colour Tone
Press V or v button to alter the tint of the colour to suit your taste. Choose from Warm,
Normal or Cool.
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Adjusting the sound
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2. Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Sound Effect’.
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The table below explains the function of each option and which buttons to press for adjustment. Once
adjustment has been finalised, press the OK button to store.
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4. Press the MENU button when you wish to remove the menu from the screen.
Option
Adjustment/Effect
Sound Effect
Press V or v button to select from *Natural, *Dynamic, Dolby V or Personal.
When Dolby V. is selected, the TV simulates the full effects of Dolby Surround
sound when receiving a Dolby broadcast.
Equaliser
Adjustment
(only available if
Sound Effect is set
to ‘Personal’).
This option allows you to alter the sound by adjusting the 5 frequency bands
which control the overall sound effect. Press the B or b buttons to select each
band, then press V or v button to adjust the frequency level. Once the desired
adjustment is made press the OK button to store.
Virtual Effect
Changes the level of surround sound effect when listening to a Dolby surround
sound broadcast (only when Dolby V has been selected in Sound Effect option)
Balance
Press B or b button to set the balance to desired level.
Auto Vol. Control
Press V or v button to set to On or Off. When set to On, the volume remains
constant even if the broadcast level changes (during adverts for example).
Dual Sound
When receiving bilingual broadcasts: Press V or v button to choose A to
listen to the first language or B to listen to the second language.
When receiving Stereo broadcasts: Press V or v button to choose Mono or
Stereo.
Note: When NICAM is broadcast the word ‘NICAM’ appears in the menu.
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Audio-out vol.
Press B or b button to increase or decrease the volume level to the headphone
socket and/or the audio out sockets on the rear of the TV.
Dual Sound
When receiving bilingual broadcasts press V or v button to select which
language is output to the headphone socket. Select A to listen to the first
language or B to listen to the second language.
This TV has been designed to create a Virtual Dolby Surround sound effect from a ‘Dolby Surround’ broadcast
without the need for additional speakers. However, if you wish to connect an external amplifier to this TV, please refer
to the ‘Connecting external equipment’ section of this manual.
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.
* The ‘BBE High definition Sound System’ is manufactured by Sony Corporation under licence from BBE Sound, Inc. It
is covered by U.S. Patent No. 4,638,258 and No. 4,482,866. The word ‘BBE’ and the BBE symbol are trademarks of
BBE Sound, Inc.
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Using the Features menu
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2. Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Format’.
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The table below explains the function of each option and which buttons to press for adjustment. Once
adjustment has been finalised, press the OK button to store.
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4. Press the MENU button when you wish to remove the menu from the screen.
Option
Adjustment/Effect
Auto Format
Press V or v button to select between Off or On.
Off: Picture size remains constant irrespective of broadcasting format.
On: Picture size changes to match the broadcasting format. For example, if a
conventional 14:9 broadcast changes to a Wide screen format, the TV switches
formats automatically.
Format Correction
Press V or v button to select Off or On.
Off: When 4:3 and 14:9 broadcasts are received, there will be dark areas visible
at each side of the screen.
On: Smart mode is automatically selected when 4:3 and 14:9 broadcasts are
received, thus eliminating the dark areas on each side of the screen.
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has been selected in
‘Auto Format’ option)
Sleep Timer
Press V or v button to select a period of time before the TV switches itself into
standby mode. This can be up to 90 minutes in 10 minute intervals.
When you wish to return to normal TV operation press the TV
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Press V or v button to select which input source you wish to output from the AV3
socket. This option allows you to connect a VCR to AV3 and then record whatever
signals are being applied to the other sockets etc. Choose from Ana.TV, Digi.TV,
AV1, AV2, AV3 or AV4.
Ana. TV: Always outputs the tuned analogue TV signal.
Digi. TV: Always outputs the tuned digital TV signal.
AV1: Outputs signals from equipment connected to the
1 rear socket.
AV2: Outputs signals from equipment connected to the
2 rear socket.
AV3: Outputs signals from equipment connected to the
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AV4: Outputs signals from equipment connected to the side sockets of the TV.
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Naming a programme
With this feature you can name a programme using up to 5 characters (letters or numbers).
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
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icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’ then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
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5. Press the V or v button to highlight the programme number that you wish to name, then press the b
button until the first dash in the LABEL column is highlighted. Now press the V or v button until the first
character you desire appears in the display (you can also insert a blank space), then press the b
button to confirm.
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6. Select other characters using the V, v and b buttons, then press the OK button to store.
7. Repeat steps 5 - 6 to name other channels if desired, then press the MENU button to remove the menu
from the screen.
Skipping a programme
This feature lets you to skip unwanted programmes when they are selected using the PROG+/- button.
However, the programme can still be selected using the numbered buttons on the remote control handset.
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’ then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
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5. Press the V or v button to highlight the programme number that you wish to skip, then press the b
button to highlight the SKIP column.
6. Press the V or v button to select On, then press OK button to store.
7. Repeat steps 5 - 6 to skip other channels if desired, then press the MENU button to remove the menu
from the screen.
To release the Skip function, follow the procedure and change On to Off in step 6.
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Using the Further Programme Preset menu
The Further Programme Preset menu allows you to: a) set the volume level of an individual programme to
be different from the rest, b) fine tune a programme to improve its reception or c) preset a scrambled signal
applied to one of the AV sockets on the rear of the TV (e.g. from a pay decoder) so it is displayed on a
programme number of your choice.
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2. Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’ then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
menu.
4. Press the v button to highlight ‘Further Programme Preset’ then press the b button to display the
Further Programme Preset menu.
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5. Press the V or v button to highlight the programme number you require then press the b button to
select: a) VOL b) AFT or c) DECODER.
6. a) VOL (Volume level offset)
Press the V or v button to adjust the volume level of the programme (between -7 to +7), then press OK
to store.
Repeat steps 5 and 6a for other programmes.
b) AFT (Automatic Fine Tuning)
Press the V or v button to adjust the tuning frequency over a range of -15 to +15, then press OK to
store.
Repeat steps 5 and 6b for other programmes.
c) DECODER
Press the V or v button to select Off, AV1 or AV2 for the programme number you have chosen, then
press OK button. You can now attach a decoder to the selected socket and the unscrambled signal will
appear on the chosen programme number.
Repeat steps 5 and 6c to select your prefered AV input for other programme numbers.
7. Press the MENU button to return to normal operation.
MENU
Re-arranging your channels
You can use this feature to change the order in which the channels are stored on your TV.
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2. Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Programme Sorting’, then press the b button to display the Programme
Sorting menu.
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4. Press the v or V button to highlight the channel you want to move then press the b button to confirm.
5. Press the v or V button to select a new programme position for your chosen channel, then press the
OK button to confirm. Your chosen channel has now moved to the new position.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to move other channels as required.
7. Press the MENU button to remove the menu from the screen.
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TV menu system
Adjusting the picture rotation
Due to the Earth’s magnetic field the picture can sometimes slant. This feature can correct this.
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’ then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
menu.
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4. Press the v button to highlight ‘Picture Rotation’ then press the b button to select.
OK
5. Press the V or v button to rotate the picture over a range of -5 to +5 then press the OK button to store.
MENU
6. Press the MENU button to remove the menu from the screen.
Setting your personal ID
This feature allows you to enter a safety code to the TV, which would help you to be traced if the TV is
stolen and recovered. This code can only be entered once, so please make a note of it and keep it safe.
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’, then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
menu.
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4. Press the v button to highlight ‘Personal ID’ then press the b button to select.
OK
MENU
5. Press the V or v button to display the first character you require (letter or number), then press the b
button to select.
6. Repeat the procedure to complete your ID code, then press the OK button. A box appears requesting
your confirmation. Press OK to confirm and save.
7. Press the MENU button to remove the menu from the screen.
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TV menu system
Adjusting the picture geometry for an RGB source
When viewing signals from an RGB source such as a Sony Playstation, it may be necessary to adjust the
picture geometry.
1. Press the
the
1 or
button on the remote control until the RGB input from equipment you have connected to
2 socket of the TV is displayed.
2. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
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3.
Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
4. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’ then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
menu.
5. Press the v button to highlight ‘RGB Set Up’ then press the b button to display the RGB Set Up menu.
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6. Press the b button to select H Centre, then press the V or v button to centralise the picture over a
range of -10 to +10. Press OK button to store new setting.
MENU
7. Press the b button to select H Size then press the V or v button to adjust the picture size over a range
of -10 to +10. Press OK button to store, then press the MENU button to remove menu from the screen.
Presetting and naming inputs from external equipment
Use this feature to give a name to each piece of equipment connected to the Audio/Video (AV)) sockets of
your TV. These names will be displayed on screen briefly when the equipment is selected.
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the V or v button to highlight ‘AV Preset’ then press the b button to display the AV Preset menu.
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4. Press the V or v button to select the AV socket your equipment is connected to (AV1, AV2, AV3 or
AV4).
5. Press the b button to select AUTO FORMAT column, then press the v or v button to select Off or On.
(see ‘Using the Features menu’ for a description of the Auto Format function).
MENU
6. Press the b button to select LABEL column.
7. Press the V or v button to display the first character of the name you wish to use, then press the b
button to select.
8. Repeat the procedure until you complete the name, then press the OK button to store.
9. Repeat steps 4 to 8 if you wish to name other equipment connected to the AV sockets, then press the
MENU button to remove the menu from the screen.
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TV menu system
Manually tuning analogue signals
You can manually add channels one by one to your TV using the following guidelines. Manual tuning also
allows you to select inputs from the scart sockets (VCRs etc.) so that they can be viewed on the
programme number of your choice. Check you are in analogue mode by pressing the
button on your
remote control. If an Info display appears on screen providing brief details of both the current and next
programme, you are in digital mode. Switch to analogue mode by pressing the DIGITAL/
button then
proceed as follows:
1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
2.
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2
4
5
7
8
Press the v button to highlight the
icon, then press the b button to highlight ‘Auto Tuning’.
3. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Set Up’ then press the b button to display the Manual Set Up
menu.
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4. Press the v button to highlight ‘Manual Programme Preset’ then press the b button to display the
Manual Programme Preset menu.
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5. Press the V or v button to highlight the programme number you require, then press the b button to
highlight the SKIP column.
6. Press the V or v button to set to OFF, then press the b button to highlight SYS column.
MENU
7. Press the V or v button to select your system requirement. For example, choose B/G for the TV
broadcasts or ‘EXT’ if you wish to view signals from your VCR or other equipment you have connected
to the scart sockets (AV1, AV2 etc.). Press b button to confirm your choice.
If you selected a TV broadcast system:
Press the V or v button to select ‘C’ for terrestrial channels, ‘S’ for cable channels or ‘F’ for direct
frequency input, then press b button to confirm your choice.
If you know the channel number or frequency number you require, use buttons 0 - 9 on the remote
control to enter the number, otherwise press the V or v button to search for the next available
broadcast. If the broadcast found is not the one you desire, press the V or v button to repeat the
search.
If you have selected EXT:
Press the V or v button to select the AV socket whose input you wish to view on the programme
number chosen in step 5.
8. Press the OK button to store.
9. Repeat steps 5 - 8 if you wish to tune in broadcasts to other programme numbers, then press the
MENU button to remove the menu from the screen.
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Connecting additional equipment
The following illustration shows how to connect a wide range of equipment to the rear of your TV. Please note that the connecting
cables are not supplied.
C
B
E
A
D
F
Modem
MD/DAT
VCR
PlayStation
DVD
Hi-Fi
1. After you have connected your equipment, press the
button on the remote control until the correct
symbol for your equipment appears on the TV screen (see table below).
On screen symbol
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Usage
For equipment connected to socket A
For equipment connected to socket B
For equipment connected to socket C
Note: to record digital programmes you must connect your VCR to the Scart socket C using a scart lead.
2. Switch on your equipment to view the signal.
3. Press the DIGITAL/
button when you wish to return to normal TV operation.
Connecting a VCR that supports Smartlink
The Smartlink system offers a direct link between the TV and VCR. If you have a Smartlink VCR, please
refer to those instructions for further information.
Note: To operate correctly your VCR must be connected to the C socket of the TV using a scart lead.
Connecting to external audio equipment
Plug in your Hi-Fi system to socket D if you wish to amplify the sound from the TV. The volume level can
still be adjusted using the volume button
on the remote control.
Connecting your MD/DAT player
Plug in your MD/DAT player to socket E.
Connecting a modem
Connect your modem to the F socket and your telephone socket.
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Additional information
Connecting additional equipment
You can also connect equipment such as camcorders to the side panel of this TV as shown in the following illustration.
S-VHS/Hi8/DVC
camcorder
8mm/Hi8/ DVC
camcorder
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1. After you have connected your equipment, press the
button on the remote control until the correct
symbol for your equipment appears on the TV screen (see table below).
On screen symbol
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For equipment connected to sockets G and I
4
For equipment connected to sockets H and I
2. Switch on your equipment to view the signal.
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button when you wish to return to normal TV operation.
Note: To avoid picture distortion, do not connect equipment to the G and H sockets at the same time.
Connecting headphones
Plug in your headphones to the headphone socket. This can be found on the left hand side of the TV.
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Additional information
Remote control configuration for VCR/DVD
This remote control has been configured to operate not only Sony DVDs and VCRs but also those made
by other manufacturers. To operate other brands of DVD and VCR using this remote control, complete the
following procedure:
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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 MODE button on the remote control until either the VCR green light or the DVD green light is
illuminated.
3. Whilst the required green light is illuminated, press and hold down the YELLOW button for
approximately 6 seconds, until the light starts to flash.
4. 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 MODE button until the TV
green light illuminates. Don’t forget to select VCR or DVD using the MODE 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,
354, 348, 349
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,
358, 359
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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Specifications
TV system
L/I, B/G/H, DK, DVB-S
Colour system
PAL, SECAM
NTSC 3.58/4.43 (only Video in)
MPEG2 MP@ML
Channel coverage
See the ‘Channel Display Table’ below
Picture tube
82cm (32inches) FD Trinitron WIDE 102° deflection
Dimensions
982mm x 564mm x 586mm (W x H x D)
Weight
Approx. 74Kg
Sound output
Left/Right 2 x 20W (music power) Sub Woofer 30W (music power)
Power consumption
160W
Rear terminals
AV1 socket
AV2 socket
AV3 socket
socket :
socket :
Side terminals
s
1:
21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video input,
RGB input, TV audio/video output.
21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video input,
2:
RGB input, TV audio/video output
3 s 3 : 21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) including audio/video input,
S-video input, selectable audio/video output.
RCA connectors (variable output for audio signals).
Conditional Access Module.
4 socket:
4 socket:
4 socket:
socket:
Accessories
supplied
Video input - phono jack
S-Video input (4pin DIN)
Audio inputs - phono jacks
Headphone output - stereo minijack
RM-935 remote control (1)
IEC designated size AAA battery (2)
Modem
Design and specification are subject to change without notice
Channel Display Table
Receivable Channels
Channel Displays
B/G/H
E2..12, 21..69
C02..C12, C21..C69
KABEL-TV (1)
S1..S41
S01..S41
KABEL-TV (2)
S01..S05
S42..S46
M1..M10
S01..S10
U1..U10
S11.S20
ITALIEN
A, B..H, H1, H2
C13, C14..C20, C11, C12
D/K
R01..R12, R21..R69
C01..C12, C21..C69
S01..S05
S42..S46
L
F2..F10, F21..F69
C01..C12, C21..C69
I
B21..B69
C21..C69
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Additional information
Troubleshooting
Here are some simple solutions to problems which may affect the picture and sound.
Problem
Cause
No picture, no sound.
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Power off.
TV in standby.
Aerial disconnected.
Picture preset level adjustment.
No digital transmissions in your area.
No digital transmissions from the transmitter you are currently using.
Weak signal.
Unsuitable aerial.
Scrambled/subscription-only channel.
Programme used only for data (no picture or sound).
Programme not being transmitted.
Digital mode Timer Record active (regular flash).
Fault (irregular flash).
Good picture, no sound.
Poor picture quality.
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Volume control.
Wrong external mode selected on an RGB video source.
No colour on colour programmes.
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Colour level setting.
Remote control does not function.
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Batteries low.
Distorted picture when changing programmes or
selecting Teletext.
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Inputs from external equipment not switched off.
Cause
Solution
Power off.
TV in standby.
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Plug in the TV.
Press the
button on the front of the TV.
If the
indicator is on press the / button or a numbered button on
the remote control.
Aerial disconnected.
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Check the aerial connection.
Picture level adjustment.
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No digital transmissions in your area.
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No digital transmissions from the transmitter you
are currently using.
Unsuitable aerial.
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Weak signal.
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Select ‘Picture Adjustment’ menu then adjust the brightness, picture and
colour levels.
Tune in the analogue channels available using the ‘Manually tuning
analogue signals’ instruction in this manual, then contact a local installer
to find out when digital transmissions begin in your area.
Contact a local installer to find out which transmitter you should be
pointing your aerial at.
Change your aerial to cover the channels used by digital programmes.
(Contact a local installer)
Ensure aerial is correctly aligned to transmitter.
Ensure aerial is plugged directly into the TV (not through other
equipment).
Upgrade to a higher gain aerial.
Subscribe to pay-per-view broadcaster.
See ‘Skipping a programme’ section.
See ‘Re-arranging your channels’ section.
Do not open the cabinet, refer to qualified personnel.
Contact your nearest Sony Service Centre.
Press the
+ button on the remote control.
If
is displayed on the screen, press the
button on the remote
control.
Press the
button repeatedly until the RGB symbol
is displayed
on screen.
Select ‘Picture Adjustment’ menu then adjust the colour setting.
Poor or no picture (screen is dark), but good sound.
No picture on any channel after digital tuning.
Some channels are blank.
Standby indicator flashing.
Scrambled/subscription-only channel.
Programme information without picture or sound.
Fault.
Volume control.
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Wrong external mode selected.
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Colour level setting.
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If you continue to have these problems, have your TV serviced by qualified personnel or you can contact
the Sony UK Digital HelpLine on 0870 600 1717.
NEVER open the casing yourself.
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Additional information
From time to time dust particles or condensation may get trapped between the glass panel and the TV screen. These instructions will
guide you through the steps required to both remove and re-fit the glass panel safely.
Removing the glass panel
NEVER attempt to remove the glass panel on your own - for safety reasons Sony recommends that two people carry out the
following procedure at all times.
1
Support the bottom of the glass
panel as shown AT ALL TIMES.
2
Push the clips located on the
underside of the TV, as shown, to
release the glass panel.
3
Whilst pushing the release clip,
slide the glass panel up.
5
Carefully remove the glass panel
and place it safely in an upright
position. To avoid injury or damage,
do not leave it on the floor.
6
Clean both sides of the glass and the
TV screen. Use a soft, damp, lint free
cloth. Do not use any chemical
solutions or abrasive cleaners.
Trinitron
4
Supporting the glass panel, tilt it
away from the TV.
Re-fitting the glass panel
NEVER attempt to re-fit the glass panel on your own - for safety reasons Sony recommends that two people carry out the following
procedure at all times.
1
Lift the glass, and move toward
the TV.
2
Insert the bottom locating pins of
the glass panel into the keyhole
slots on the TV.
3
Tilt the glass panel forwards at the
top to engage all the locating pins,
then push forward firmly to secure.
Locating pin
4
While still maintaining forward
pressure to the bottom of the glass,
carefully slide the glass down until it
locks.
CAUTION
Before removing your hands check that you are unable to move the glass.
When correctly fitted, the plastic rib shown in the drawing below should not be
visible.
Plastic rib
Safety Note
The glass panel supplied complies with all relevant safety regulations. However, should the glass become damaged at
any time, it is strongly recommended that a replacement is obtained from an authorised Sony dealer.
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How to carry this TV
• Sony strongly recommends that this TV is not lifted by less than
two people.
• Always assume the correct posture when lifting.
• Standing at the side of the TV, place one hand under the glass
panel on the front of the TV as shown.
• Lift and carry the TV to its required position. Do not place the TV
on an unstable surface.
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