4-078-793-E3 (1)
Trinitron Color TV
Operating Instructions
• Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain
it for future reference.
KV-XA29
© 2001 Sony Corporation
K90
WARNING
• Dangerously high voltages are present inside the TV.
• TV operating voltage: 110-220 V AC.
2
For your own safety, do not touch any part of the
TV, the power cord and the antenna cable during
lightning storms.
For children’s safety, do not leave children
alone with the TV. Do not allow children to
climb onto it.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose
the TV to rain or moisture.
Do not operate the TV if any liquid or solid object
falls into it. Have it checked immediately by
qualified personnel only.
Do not block the ventilation openings of the TV.
Do not install the TV in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Clean the TV with a dry and soft cloth.
Do not use benzine, thinner, or any other chemicals
to clean the TV. Do not scratch the picture tube.
Do not place any objects on the TV.
Do not plug in too many appliances to the same
power socket. Do not damage the power cord.
Do not open the cabinet and the rear cover of the
TV as high voltages and other hazards are
present inside the TV. Refer servicing and
disposal of the TV to qualified personnel.
Your TV is recommended for home use only.
Do not use the TV in any vehicle or where it may
be subject to excessive dust, heat, moisture or
vibrations.
Table of Contents
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Getting Started ............................................................................................. 4
Step 1: Connect the antenna ................................................................. 4
Step 2: Insert the batteries into the remote ....................................... 5
Step 3: Preset the channels automatically .......................................... 5
Connecting optional components ............................................................. 6
Securing the TV ............................................................................................ 9
Presetting the channels manually ........................................................... 10
Watching the TV ........................................................................................ 11
GB
Advanced Operations
Selecting the picture and sound
modes .................................................. 14
Viewing your favorite channels ....... 15
Listening with surround sound ...... 16
Enjoying stereo or bilingual
programs ............................................. 17
Changing the “SOUND”
setting .............................................. 22
Changing the “SETUP” setting
.. 24
Changing the Channel Preset
(“CH PRESET”) setting
............... 26
Additional Information
Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
Introducing the menu system .......... 18
Changing the “PICTURE”
setting
............................................ 20
Self-diagnosis function ...................... 27
Troubleshooting ................................. 28
Overview of controls ......................... 31
Specifications ...................... Back cover
WARNING (continued)
Install the TV on a stable TV stand and floor
which can support the TV set weight. Ensure that
the TV stand surface is flat and its area is larger
than the bottom area of the TV.
Pull the power cord out by the plug. Do not pull
the power cord itself. Even if your TV is turned
off, it is still connected to the AC power source
(mains) as long as the power cord is plugged in.
Unplug the TV before moving it or if you are not
going to use it for several days.
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Getting Started
CAUTION
• Do not connect the power cord until you have completed making all other
connections; otherwise a minimum leakage current might flow through
the antenna and other terminals to ground.
• To avoid battery leakage and damage to the remote, remove the batteries
from the remote if you are not going to use it for several days. If any
liquid that leaks from the batteries touches you, immediately wash it
away with water.
Step 1
Connect the antenna
If you wish to connect a VCR, see the Connecting a VCR diagram below.
Rear of TV
or
Antenna cable (not supplied)
Antenna
adapter
(supplied)
F connector
(not supplied)
Antenna cable (not supplied)
: Signal flow
Connecting a VCR
To watch the video input, press VIDEO (see page 12).
Rear of TV
Antenna cable (not supplied)
To 8
(antenna)
To antenna
output
VCR
COMPONENT VIDEO(DVD) IN
Antenna
adapter
(supplied)
AUDIO VIDEO
R
L
S video cable
(not supplied)
R
1
L
VIDEO
IN
Y
2
CB
3
CR
MONITOR
OUT
VIDEO
S VIDEO
VIDEO IN
AUDIO
VIDEO OUT
To video and
audio outputs
To S video
output
Audio/Video cable
(not supplied)
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To S VIDEO input
VIDEO (yellow)
AUDIO-L (MONO) (white)
AUDIO-R (red)
To VIDEO IN
1, 2, or 3
: Signal flow
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Notes
• If you connect a monaural VCR, connect the yellow plug to VIDEO (the
yellow jack) and the black plug to AUDIO-L (MONO)
(the white jack).
• If you connect a VCR to the 8 (antenna) terminal, preset the signal
output from the VCR to the program number 0 on the TV.
• When both the S VIDEO and VIDEO IN 1 input are connected, the
S VIDEO input is automatically selected. To view the video input to
VIDEO IN 1, disconnect the S video cable.
• Do not connect video equipment to the VIDEO 3 INPUT jacks at the front
and VIDEO IN 3 (video input) jack at the rear of your TV at the same time;
otherwise the picture will not be displayed properly on the screen.
• When no signal is input from the connected video equipment, the TV
screen becomes blue.
Step 2
Insert the batteries into
the remote
Note
• Do not use old batteries or different types of batteries together.
Step 3
Preset the channels automatically
Front panel
1
POWER
2
SLEEP
CABLE
3
AUTO
PROGRAM
3
1
2
3
1
AUTO
PROGR
Tips
• To stop the automatic channel presetting, press MENU.
• If your TV has preset an unwanted channel or cannot preset a particular
channel, then preset your TV manually (see page 10).
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Connecting optional components
You can connect optional audio/video components, such as a VCR, multi disc player,
DVD, camcorder, video game, or stereo system.
To watch the video input from the connected equipment, press VIDEO (see page 12).
Connecting a camcorder/video game equipment using
the VIDEO 3 INPUT jacks
Front of TV
S video cable (not supplied)
Audio/Video cable (not supplied)
To S VIDEO
input
To video and
audio outputs
To VIDEO 3 INPUT
Camcorder
L(MONO)
3
ENTER
MENU
AUTO
PROGR
SELECT
PROGR
or
S VIDEO
VIDEO
To S video output
Video game
equipment
L(MONO) AUDIO R
VIDEO 3 INPUT
: Signal flow
Notes
• When both the S VIDEO input and VIDEO 3 INPUT at the front of your
TV are input at the same time, the S VIDEO input is automatically
selected. To view the video input to VIDEO 3 INPUT, disconnect the S
video cable.
• You can also connect video equipment to the VIDEO IN 1, 2, or 3 jacks at
the rear of your TV.
• Do not connect video equipment to the VIDEO 3 INPUT jacks at the front
and the VIDEO IN 3 jacks at the rear of your TV at the same time;
otherwise the picture will not be displayed properly on the screen.
Connecting audio/video equipment using the
MONITOR OUT jacks
Antenna adapter (supplied)
Antenna cable (not supplied)
To antenna output
Rear of TV
COMPONENT VIDEO(DVD) IN
R
1
L
VIDEO
IN
Y
CB
To
MONITOR
OUT
CR
MONITOR
OUT
2
Audio system
VCR
3
or
To video and
audio inputs
To
audio
inputs
VIDEO
To 8
(antenna)
6
S VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO (yellow)
AUDIO-L (MONO)
(white)
AUDIO-R (red)
Audio/Video cable
(not supplied)
: Signal flow
Note
• If you select “DVD” on your TV screen, no signal will be output at the
MONITOR OUT jacks (see page 12).
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Connecting a DVD player using the VIDEO IN 1, 2 or 3 jacks
Connect VIDEO IN 1, 2 or 3 AUDIO/VIDEO connectors on your TV to LINE OUT on
your DVD player.
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DVD player
Rear of TV
COMPONENT VIDEO(DVD) IN
LINE OUT
R-AUDIO-L VIDEO
R
L
1
VIDEO
IN
2
Y
CB
3
CR
MONITOR
OUT
VIDEO
S VIDEO
To video and
audio outputs
Audio/Video cable
(not supplied)
L (MONO)
AUDIO
R
VIDEO (yellow)
AUDIO-L (MONO) (white)
AUDIO-R (red)
: Signal flow
To VIDEO IN 1, 2 or 3
Notes
• Since the high quality pictures on a DVD disc contain a lot of information,
picture noise may appear. In this case, adjust the sharpness (“SHARP”)
under “PERSONAL ADJUST” in the “PICTURE MODE” menu (see
page 21).
• Connect your DVD player directly to your TV. Connecting the DVD
player through other video equipment will cause unwanted picture noise.
continued
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Connecting optional components (continued)
Connecting a DVD player using the COMPONENT VIDEO
(DVD) IN jacks
1 Using an audio cable, connect R and L under the COMPONENT VIDEO (DVD) IN
jacks on your TV to the LINE OUT, AUDIO R and L output connectors on your
DVD player.
2 Using a component video cable, connect Y, CB, and CR under the COMPONENT
VIDEO (DVD) IN jacks on your TV to the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Y, CB, and
CR output connectors on your DVD player.
3 Press VIDEO on the remote or TV/VIDEO on the TV until “DVD” appears on the
screen.
Rear of TV
DVD player
COMPONENT VIDEO(DVD) IN
R
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
CR
CB
Y
S VIDEO OUT
L
Y
CB
CR
LINE OUT
R-AUDIO-L VIDEO
To audio
output
Audio cable
(not supplied)
To COMPONENT VIDEO
(DVD) IN
: Signal flow
To component
video output
Component video cable
(not supplied)
Notes
• If your DVD player can output interlace and progressive mode signals,
select the interlace output when connecting to
(component video
input) on your TV. Your TV can receive either 525i/60Hz or 625i/50Hz
interlace signals.
• Some DVD player terminals may be labeled differently:
Connect
To (on the DVD player)
Y (green)
Y
CB (blue)
Cb, B-Y or PB
CR (red)
Cr, R-Y or PR
• When connecting to the COMPONENT VIDEO (DVD) IN jacks on your
TV, you must connect Y, CB, and CR to receive the video signals, and
connect L and R to receive analog audio signals.
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Securing the TV
To prevent the TV from falling, secure the TV using one of the following methods:
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the supplied screws, attach the stabilizer band to the TV stand and to
A With
the rear of the TV using the provided hole.
OR
the cord or chain through the clamps to secure the TV against a wall or
B Put
pillar.
20
mm
3.8 mm
A
B
OR
Note
• Use only the supplied screws. Use of other screws may damage the TV.
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Presetting the
channels
manually
1
4
7
2
3
5
8
6
9
Number
buttons
0
SOUND
MODE
ENTER
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SLEEP
CH +/–
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
To receive a new channel or a channel
with a weak signal, preset the channel
manually.
1
Press number buttons to
select the desired channel
number, then press ENTER.
ADD/
ERASE
ADD/ERASE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
2
Press ADD/ERASE.
ADD/ERASE
+25
“+” appears beside the
channel number, indicating
that presetting is complete.
Disabling channel numbers
By disabling unused or unwanted channel numbers, you can skip those channel
numbers when you press CH +/–.
1
Press CH +/– until the
unused or unwanted
channel number
appears on the screen.
2
Press ADD/ERASE.
“–” appears beside the
channel number, indicating
that disabling is complete.
ADD/ERASE
–25
To cancel the skip setting
Preset the channel again.
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Tip
• You can also preset the channels manually using the menu (see Adjusting
each channel number settings (CHANNEL SETUP) on page 25).
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Watching the TV
MUTING
DISPLAY
This section explains various functions
and operations available while watching
the TV. Most operations can be done
using the remote.
MUTING
DISPLAY
POWER
MTS
VIDEO
TV
1
4
7
2
3
5
8
6
9
POWER
SOUND
MODE
POWER
L(MONO)
3
MENU
RETURN
SELECT
AUTO TV/IDEO
PROGR
VOLUME
CHANNEL
STANDBY/
WAKE UP
indicator
ENTER
JUMP
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
MENU
AUTO
PROGR
TV/VIDEO
VOLUME
RETURN
CABLE
POWER
SELECT
+/–
MENU
SLEEP
AUTO
PROGRAM
RETURN
Number buttons
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0
VIDEO
TV
ADD/
ERASE
CH +/–
VOL +/–
SLEEP
CHANNEL
WAKE UP
1
Press POWER on the TV to turn
on the TV.
POWER
When the TV is in standby mode
(the STANDBY indicator on the
TV is lit red), press POWER on
the remote or CHANNEL +/– on
the TV.
2
To select the channel
number, press the number
buttons and then press
ENTER, or press CH +/–.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
or
0
To select a channel number quickly
(1) Press and hold CH +/–.
(2) Release CH +/– when the desired channel number appears.
Note
• When you select a channel number quickly, the picture may
be disrupted. This does not indicate a malfunction.
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Watching the TV (continued)
Additional tasks
To
Press
Turn off temporarily
POWER on the remote.
The STANDBY indicator on the TV lights up red.
Turn off completely
POWER on the TV.
Adjust the volume
VOL +/–.
Mute the sound
MUTING.
Watch the video input
(VCR, camcorder, etc.)
VIDEO (or TV/VIDEO on the TV) to select “VIDEO 1”,
“VIDEO 2”, “VIDEO 3” or “DVD”. To return to the TV
screen, press TV (or TV/VIDEO on the TV).
Jump back to the previous channel number
JUMP.
Display the on-screen information*
DISPLAY.
* Some picture/sound settings, and either the program number or video
mode are displayed. The on-screen display for the picture/sound settings
disappears after about 3 seconds.
Changing the menu language
You can change the menu language as well as the on-screen language. For details on
how to use the menu, see Introducing the menu system on page 18.
1
Press MENU.
2
Press + or – to select the
), then
SETUP icon (
press RETURN.
MENU
RETURN
++ +++ + ++++ +
3
Make sure “
/
LANGUAGE” is selected,
then press RETURN .
RETURN
4
Press + or – to select the
desired language
(e.g.,”ENGLISH“), then
press RETURN .
RETURN
The selected menu
language appears.
To return to the normal screen
Press MENU.
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EN G L I S H
S E T UP
L ANGUAGE : E NG L I SH
P I C ROT A T I O N
CHANNE L S E T UP
Setting the Wake Up timer
1
WAKE UP
The Wake Up timer starts
immediately after you
have set it.
2
3
WAKE UP TIMER:10M
After 10 minutes
WAKE UP TIMER:OFF
No Wake Up Timer
WAKE UP TIMER:12H00M
After 12 hours
Select the channel number or video input you want to wake up to.
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Press WAKE UP until the
desired period of time
appears.
Press POWER, or set the Sleep timer if you want the TV to turn off
automatically.
The WAKE UP indicator on the TV lights up orange.
To cancel the Wake Up timer
Press WAKE UP until “WAKE UP TIMER: OFF” appears, or turn off
the TV’s main power.
Note
• If no buttons or controls are pressed for more than two hours after the TV
is turned on using the Wake Up timer, the TV automatically goes into
standby mode. To resume watching the TV, press any button or control on
the TV or the remote.
Setting the Sleep timer
Press SLEEP until the
desired period of time
appears.
The Sleep timer starts
immediately after you
have set it.
SLEEP
SLEEP TIMER:30M
After 30 minutes
SLEEP TIMER:60M
After 60 minutes
SLEEP TIMER:OFF
No Sleep Timer
SLEEP TIMER:90M
After 90 minutes
To cancel the Sleep timer
Press SLEEP until “SLEEP TIMER: OFF” appears, or turn the TV off.
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Advanced Operations
Selecting the picture
and sound modes
You can select picture and sound modes
and adjust the setting to your preference
in the “PERSONAL” option.
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SOUND MODE
PIC MODE
SLEEP
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
Selecting the picture mode
Press PIC MODE
repeatedly until the
desired picture mode is
selected.
PIC MODE
DYNAMIC
STANDARD
PERSONAL
SOFT
Select
To
“DYNAMIC”
view high contrast pictures.
“STANDARD”
view normal pictures.
“SOFT”
view mild pictures.
“PERSONAL”
receive the last adjusted picture setting from the “ADJUST” option in the
“PICTURE” menu (see page 21).
Selecting the sound mode
Press SOUND MODE
repeatedly until the
desired sound mode is
selected.
≥ DYNAMIC
≥ DRAMA
≥ PERSONAL
≥ SOFT
Select
To
“DYNAMIC”
listen to dynamic and clear sound that emphasizes both the low and high
tones.
“DRAMA”
listen to sound that emphasizes voice and high tones.
“SOFT”
listen to soft sound.
“PERSONAL”
receive the last adjusted sound setting from the “ADJUST” option in the
“SOUND” menu (see page 23).
Tip
• You can also set the picture and sound modes using the menu (see
Changing the “PICTURE” setting on page 20 and Changing the
“SOUND” setting on page 22).
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Advanced Operations
Viewing your
favorite channels
You can display and select six of your
favorite channels directly from your TV
screen.
MUTING
DISPLAY
POWER
MTS
VIDEO
TV
1
4
7
2
3
5
8
6
9
Number
buttons
0
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
FAVORITE
SLEEP
CABLE
Advanced Operations
AUTO
PROGRAM
ADD/
ERASE
1
Press FAVORITE.
FAVORITE CH
FAVORITE
1CH001 2CH002 3CH003
4CH004 5CH005 6CH006
2
Press the number button
from 1 to 6 to select the
desired favorite channel.
1
1
2
3
4
5
6
Tip
• To program your favorite channels, see Adjusting each channel number
settings (CHANNEL SETUP) on page 25.
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Listening with
surround sound
The surround feature enables you to
enjoy the sound effects of a concert hall
or movie theater.
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SURROUND
SLEEP
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
ADD/
ERASE
Press SURROUND
repeatedly until you
receive the desired
surround sound.
SURROUND: TruSurround
SURROUND: OFF
Select
To
“TruSurround”
listen to the surround sound that spreads out to the rear of a room.
“OFF”
turn off the surround sound.
Tip
• You can also select the surround option using the menu (see Changing
the “SOUND” setting on page 22).
The surround of your TV is categorized as TruSurround.
TM
is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. SRS and the SRS symbol are
registered trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc. in the United States and selected foreign
countries. SRS and TruSurround are incorporated under license from SRS Labs,
Inc. and are protected under United States Patent Nos. 4,748,669 and 4,841,572
with numerous additional issued and pending foreign patents.
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Advanced Operations
Enjoying stereo
or bilingual
programs
MUTING
DISPLAY
POWER
MTS
VIDEO
TV
1
4
7
2
3
5
8
6
9
MTS
You can enjoy stereo sound or bilingual
programs of Korean stereo system.
0
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SLEEP
POWER
L(MONO)
3
MENU
RETURN
SELECT
AUTO TV/IDEO
PROGR
VOLUME
CHANNEL
STEREO
indicator
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
Press MTS repeatedly until you
receive the sound you want.
The on-screen display changes
to show the selected sound
and the STEREO indicator on
the TV lights up red when
receiving any stereo or
bilingual program.
STEREO
MTS
When receiving Korean stereo or bilingual programs
Broadcasting
Korean stereo
On-screen display (Selected sound)
MONO
(Regular sound)
STEREO
(Stereo sound)
Korean bilingual
MAIN
SUB
(Main sound)
(Sub sound)
Notes
• If the stereo signal is very weak, the STEREO broadcast sound may
become noisy. To reduce the noise, select “MONO”.
• You cannot receive a stereo broadcast signal when the TV is in the
“MONO” setting.
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Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
Introducing the menu system
The MENU button lets you open a menu and change the settings of your TV. The
following is an overview of the menu system.
Return icon
PICTURE icon
S E T UP
ENG L I SH
L ANGUAGE :
P I C ROT A T I
CHANNE L S E
SOUND icon
SETUP icon
Name of the current
menu
Menu guide icon
CH PRESET icon
Menu level 3
Menu level 1
Menu level 2
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3/Function
“PICTURE”
“PICTURE MODE”
Select the picture mode:
“DYNAMIC”t “STANDARD”t “SOFT”t
“PERSONAL”t “ADJUST”
“ADJUST”
“SOUND”
“WIDE MODE”
Change the picture size.
“INTELLIGENT PIC”
Optimize picture quality.
“SOUND MODE”
Select the sound mode:
“DYNAMIC”t “DRAMA” t “SOFT” t
“PERSONAL“ t “ADJUST”
“ADJUST”
“SETUP”
“CH PRESET”
Adjust the “PERSONAL” option:
“PICTURE” t “COLOR”t “BRIGHT”t
“HUE”t “SHARP”
Adjust the “PERSONAL” option:
“BASS” t “TREBLE”t “BALANCE”t “BBE”*
“SURROUND”
Select the surround mode:
“TruSurround” t “OFF”
“INTELLIGENT VOL”
Adjust volume automatically.
“LANGUAGE”
Change the menu language:
“
”(Korean) t “ENGLISH”
“PIC ROTATION”
Adjust the picture position.
“CHANNEL SETUP”
Adjust each channel number settings.
“AUTO PROGRAM”
Preset channels automatically.
“CABLE”
Watch cable TV programs.
* The BBE is manufactured by Sony Corporation under license 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 the trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc.
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Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
How to use the menu
SOUND
MODE
You can use the buttons on the remote
and on the TV as well to display the
menu and adjust the settings.
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
MENU
RETURN
+/–
SLEEP
1
Press MENU to display the
menu.
2
Press + or – to select the
desired item.
3
Press RETURN to confirm
your selection and go to
the next menu level.
P I C T URE
P I C T URE + MO DE : DYNAM I C
W I DE MODE : OF F
I N T E L L I GEN T P I C : ON
MENU
CH PRE S E T
AU TO PROGRAM
C A B L E : ON
RETURN
CH PRE S E T
AU T O PROG R AM + +
CA B L E : O N
Other menu operations
Press
Adjust the setting value
+ or –
Return to the previous menu level
RETURN
Cancel the menu
MENU
Tips
• To return from Menu Level 2 to Menu Level 1, press +/– to select the
return icon ( ), then press RETURN.
• Some of the menu items can be operated directly using the remote
buttons.
• The MENU, RETURN, and SELECT / buttons on the TV can also be
used for the operations above.
Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
To
Front of TV
RETURN
MENU
AUTO
PROGR TV/VIDEO
SELECT
VOLUME
CHANNEL
Note
• If more than 60 seconds elapse between entries, the menu screen
automatically disappears.
Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
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Changing the
“PICTURE” setting
The “PICTURE” menu allows you to
adjust the picture settings.
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SLEEP
MENU
RETURN
+/–
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
1
2
Press MENU.
3
Press + or – to select
the desired item
(e.g., “PICTURE MODE”),
then press RETURN.
Make sure the “PICTURE”
icon ( ) is selected,
then press RETURN.
RETURN
RETURN
PICTURE
PICTURE MODE : : DYNAMIC
WI D E MODE :
I N T E L L I GE N T P I C :
P I C T URE
P I C T URE MODE DYNAM I C
WI DE MO D E :
ST ANDARD
I N T E L L I GEN T SOF T
P ERSON A L
AD J UST
Select
To
“PICTURE MODE”
choose either “DYNAMIC”, “STANDARD”, “SOFT”,
“PERSONAL”*, or “ADJUST”.
“WIDE MODE”
change the picture size when receiving wide-mode (16:9) picture
signal.
Press + or – to select “ON”, then press RETURN.
To cancel, select “OFF”, then press RETURN.
“INTELLIGENT PIC”
optimize picture quality.
Press + or – to select “ON”, then press RETURN.
To cancel, select “OFF”, then press RETURN.
* When the “PERSONAL” mode is selected, you can receive the last
adjusted picture settings from the “ADJUST” option (see page 21).
Note
• For details on the options under “PICTURE MODE”, see page 14.
To return to the normal screen
Press MENU.
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Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
Adjusting the “ADJUST” items under “PICTURE MODE”
1
Press + or – to select
the desired item
(e.g.,“COLOR”),
then press RETURN.
RETURN
COLOR
2
3
80
Adjust the value according to the following table, then press RETURN.
For
Press – to
Press + to
“PICTURE”
decrease picture contrast
increase picture contrast
“COLOR”
decrease color intensity
increase color intensity
“BRIGHT”
darken the picture
brighten the picture
“HUE”
increase red picture tones
increase green picture tones
“SHARP”
soften the picture
sharpen the picture
Repeat the above steps to adjust other items.
The adjusted settings will be received when you select “PERSONAL”.
Tip
• For details on the menu system and how to use the menu, refer to
Introducing the menu system on page 18.
Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
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Changing the
“SOUND” setting
The “SOUND” menu allows you to adjust
the sound settings.
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SLEEP
MENU
RETURN
+/–
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
1
2
Press MENU.
3
Press + or – to select
the desired item (e.g.,
“SOUND MODE”),
then press RETURN.
Press + or – to select the
“SOUND” icon ( ),
then press RETURN.
RETURN
RETURN
SOUND
SOUND MODE : DYNAM I C
SURROUND : OF F
I N T E L L I GEN T VO L : OF F
SOUND
SOUND MODE : DYNAM I C
SURROUND : OF DRAMA
I N T E L L I GEN T SOF T
P E RSONA L
AD J US T
Select
To
“SOUND MODE”
choose either “DYNAMIC”, “DRAMA”, “SOFT”, “PERSONAL”*, or
“ADJUST”.
“SURROUND”
choose either “TruSurround” or “OFF”.
“INTELLIGENT
VOL”
adjust the volume of all channel numbers and video inputs
automatically.
Press + or – to select “ON”, then press RETURN.
To cancel, select “OFF”, then press RETURN.
* When the “PERSONAL” mode is selected, you can receive the last
adjusted sound settings from the “ADJUST” option (see page 23).
Note
• For details on the options under “SOUND MODE” and “SURROUND”,
see pages 14 and 16 respectively.
To return to the normal screen
Press MENU.
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Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
Adjusting the “ADJUST” items under “SOUND MODE”
1
Press + or – to select
the desired item (e.g.,
“BALANCE”),
then press RETURN.
RETURN
BALANCE
2
3
00
Adjust the value according to the following table, then press RETURN.
For
Press – to
Press + to
“BASS”
decrease the bass.
increase the bass.
“TREBLE”
decrease the treble.
increase the treble.
“BALANCE”
increase the left speaker’s
volume.
increase the right speaker’s volume.
“BBE”
select “HIGH” for higher enhancement of sound clarity;
select “LOW” for lower enhancement of sound clarity;
select “OFF” to turn off the BBE sound.
Repeat the above steps to adjust other items.
The adjusted settings will be received when you select “PERSONAL”.
Tip
• For details on the menu system and how to use the menu, refer to
Introducing the menu system on page 18.
Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
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Changing the
“SETUP” setting
1
4
7
The “SETUP” menu allows you to
change the menu language, adjust the
picture position and adjust the channel
number settings.
1
2
3
2
3
5
8
6
9
Number buttons
0
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
MENU
+/–
RETURN
Press MENU.
Press + or – to select
the “SETUP” icon ( ),
then press RETURN.
S E T UP
L ANGUAGE : E NG L I SH
P I C ROT A T I ON
CHANNE L S E T UP
RETURN
Press + or – to select
the desired item
(e.g., “LANGUAGE”),
then press RETURN.
S E T UP
ENG L I SH
L ANGUAGE :
P I C ROT A T I O
CHANNE L S E T
RETURN
Select
To
“LANGUAGE”
change the menu language (see Changing the menu language on page 12).
“PIC ROTATION”
adjust the picture position when it is not aligned with the TV screen.
Press + or – to adjust the picture position, then press RETURN.
RETURN
b
b
PIC ROTATION
“CHANNEL
SETUP”
adjust each channel number settings (see Adjusting each channel
number settings (CHANNEL SETUP) on page 25).
To return to the normal screen
Press MENU.
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Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
Adjusting each channel number settings (CHANNEL SETUP)
1
2
Select “CHANNEL SETUP” from the “SETUP” menu.
3
Press + or – to select
the desired item
(e.g., “ADD/ERASE”),
then press RETURN.
Select “CH” and press
RETURN. Press + or – to
select the desired channel
number you want to
adjust, then press
RETURN.
RETURN
RETURN
CHANNE L S E T UP
CH : 0 0 9
ADD / ERA S E : ADD
CH I L D L OCK : OF F
F A VOR I T E CH : – –
S ENS : L OW
CHANNE L S E T UP
ADD
CH : 0 0 9
ADD / E RA S E :
ERA S E
CH I L D L OCK :
F A VOR I T E CH
S ENS : L OW
Select
To
“CH”
select the desired channel number.
“ADD/ERASE”
preset the selected channel manually.
Press + or – to select “ADD”, then press RETURN.
To disable an unused or unwanted channel, select “ERASE”, then
press RETURN.
You can also preset channels manually using the ADD/ERASE
button on the remote, refer page 10.
“CHILD LOCK”
prevent children from watching this selected channel number.
Press + or – to select “ON”, then press RETURN.
The lock symbol ( ) appears on the screen.
To cancel, select “OFF”, then press RETURN.
If you automatically preset a locked channel number, that channel
number will be unlocked.
“FAVORITE CH”
4
program six favorite channels for direct selection.
Press + or – to select one of the six favorite channel numbers (if
you decide not to make any changes, select “ ”), then press
RETURN.
To view the selected favorite channel, refer page 15.
To continue adjusting other channel numbers, press + or – to select “CH”,
then repeat steps 2 and 3.
To return to the normal screen
Press MENU.
Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
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Changing the
Channel Preset
(“CH PRESET”)
setting
1
4
7
3
6
9
0
SOUND
MODE
The “CH PRESET” menu allows you to
adjust the setup of your TV to receive
either CABLE TV or VHF and UHF
broadcast.
2
5
8
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
MENU
SLEEP
RETURN
+/–
CABLE
1
2
Press MENU.
3
Press + or – to select
the desired item (e.g.,
“CABLE”), then press
RETURN.
Press + or – to select the
“CH PRESET” icon ( ),
then press RETURN.
RETURN
RETURN
CH PRE S E T
AU TO PROGRAM
CA B L E : ON
CH PRE S E T
AU T O PROG R A ON
CA B L E :
OF F
Select
To
“AUTO PROGRAM”
preset channels automatically.
If you automatically preset a locked channel number
(“CHILD LOCK”), that channel number will be unlocked
(see page 25).
“CABLE”
receive cable TV programs.
Press + or – to select “ON”, then press RETURN.
If there is no cable TV program, you will receive the VHF
or UHF broadcast channel.
To receive only VHF and UHF broadcast channels, select
“OFF”, then press RETURN.
To return to the normal screen
Press MENU.
Tip
• For details on the menu system and how to use the menu, refer to
Introducing the menu system on page 18.
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Adjusting Your Setup (MENU)
Additional Information
Self-diagnosis function
Your TV is equipped with a self-diagnosis function. If there is a
problem with your TV, the STANDBY indicator flashes red. The
number of times the STANDBY indicator flashes indicates the
possible causes.
Front of TV
POWER
S VIDEO
VIDEO L(MONO) AUDIO R
VIDEO 3 INPUT
MENU
AUTO
PROGR
RETURN
SELECT
TV/VIDEO
VOLUME
STANDBY indicator
CHANNEL
POWER
1
Check that the STANDBY indicator flashes red a number of times between
three second intervals.
2
3
4
Count the number of times the STANDBY indicator flashes.
Press POWER to turn off your TV.
Additional Information
Additional Information
Inform your nearest Sony service center about the number of times the
STANDBY indicator flashed.
Be sure to note the model name and serial number located on the rear of
your TV.
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Troubleshooting
If you find any problem while viewing your TV, please check the following guide. If
any problem persists, contact your Sony dealer .
Symptom
Snowy picture
Noisy sound
Distorted picture
Possible cause
Solutions
Page
• Connection is loose or
the cable is damaged.
• Check the antenna cable and connection
on the TV, VCR and on the wall.
4
• Channel presetting is
inappropriate or
incomplete.
• Preset the channel again.
10
• The antenna type is
inappropriate.
• Check the antenna type (“VHF”/“UHF”).
Contact a Sony dealer for advice.
–
• The antenna direction
is inappropriate.
• Adjust the antenna direction. Contact a
Sony dealer for advice.
–
• Signal transmission is
low.
• Try using a booster.
–
• Broadcast signals are
too strong.
• Turn off or disconnect the booster if it is
in use.
–
• The power cord,
antenna or VCR is not
connected.
• Check the power cord, antenna and the
VCR connections.
4
• The TV is not turned
on.
• Press POWER.
11
• Press POWER on the TV to turn off the TV
for about five seconds, then turn it on
again.
11
Noisy sound
No picture
No sound
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Additional Information
Symptom
Good picture
Possible cause
Page
Solutions
•The volume level is too • Press VOL + or VOLUME + to increase the
volume level.
low.
•The sound is muted.
• Press MUTING to cancel the muting.
12
12
No sound
Dotted lines or
stripes
Double images or
“ghosts”
No color
• Do not use a hair dryer or other
•There is local
equipment near the TV.
interference from cars,
neon signs, hair dryers,
power generators, etc. • Adjust the antenna direction for
minimum interference. Contact a Sony
dealer for advice.
–
• Use a highly directional antenna.
•Broadcast signals are
reflected by nearby
mountains or buildings.
–
–
•The antenna direction
is inappropriate.
• Adjust the antenna direction. Contact a
Sony dealer for advice.
–
•Use of a booster is
inappropriate.
• Turn off or disconnect the booster if it is
in use.
–
•The color level setting
is too low.
• Display the “PICTURE” menu and select
“ADJUST” of “PICTURE MODE”, then
adjust the “COLOR” level.
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•The antenna direction
is inappropriate.
• Adjust the antenna direction. Contact a
Sony dealer for advice.
–
Abnormal color
patches
• Keep external speakers or other electrical
•The magnetic
equipment away from the TV. Do not
disturbance from
move the TV while the TV is turned on.
external speakers or
other equipment, or the Press POWER on the TV to turn
off the TV for about five minutes, then
direction of the earth’s
turn it on again.
magnetic field may
affect the TV.
–
TV cannot receive
stereo broadcast
signal.
• Press MTS until “STEREO” appears on the
•The stereo reception
setting is inappropriate. screen.
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continued
Additional Information
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Troubleshooting (continued)
Solutions
Page
• Connection is loose or
the cable is damaged.
• Check the antenna cable and connection
on the TV, VCR and on the wall.
4
• The antenna direction
is inappropriate.
• Adjust the antenna direction. Contact a
Sony dealer for advice.
–
The sound switches
between monaural
and stereo
frequently.
• Broadcast signal has a
transmission problem.
• Press MTS until a better sound is
heard.
Picture slant
• The magnetic
disturbance from
external speakers or
other equipment, or
the direction of the
earth’s magnetic field
may affect the TV.
• Keep external speakers or other electrical
equipment away from the TV.
The 1 indicator on
your TV flashes red
a number of times
between 3-second
intervals.
• Your TV may need
service.
• Contact your nearest Sony service center.
TV cabinet creaks.
• Changes in room
temperature
sometimes make the
TV cabinet expand or
contract, making a
noise. This does not
indicate a malfunction.
Symptom
Stereo broadcast
sound switches
on and off or
is distorted.
or
Good mo
rning!
A “boom” sound is
heard when the
TV is turned on.
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Possible cause
• The TV’s
demagnetizing
function is working.
This does not indicate
a malfunction.
Additional Information
• Display the “SETUP” menu and adjust
“PIC ROTATION” until the picture is
optimal.
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–
24
27
–
–
Overview of controls
TV front panel
POWER
S VIDEO
VIDEO L(MONO) AUDIO R
VIDEO 3 INPUT
MENU
AUTO
PROGR
RETURN
SELECT
TV/VIDEO
VOLUME
CHANNEL
POWER
S VIDEO
VIDEO L(MONO) AUDIO R
VIDEO 3 INPUT
MENU
Button
AUTO PROGR
POWER
CHANNEL +/–
STANDBY
VOLUME +/–
TV/VIDEO
WAKE UP
STEREO
Menu operations
MENU
SELECT /
RETURN
i
AUTO
PROGR
RETURN
SELECT
TV/VIDEO
VOLUME
STANDBY/
STEREO/
WAKE UP
CHANNEL
Function
Page
Preset channels automatically.
Turn off completely or
turn on the TV.
Select channel number.
Standby indicator.
Adjust volume.
Select TV or video input.
Wake Up indicator.
Stereo/bilingual indicator.
5
11
11
11
12
12
13
17
Display the menu.
Select and adjust items.
Confirm selected items.
Headphone jack.
19
19
19
–
Note
• The TV/VIDEO, CHANNEL +/–, and VOLUME +/– buttons on the TV
works as the VIDEO, CH+/–, and VOL +/– buttons respectively on the
remote.
continued
Additional Information
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Overview of controls (continued)
Remote control
If you prefer Korean labels, you may detach the back of the supplied sticker and
attach it on your remote.
Button
MUTING
MTS
DISPLAY
VIDEO
Function
TV
AUTO PROGR
Preset channels automatically.
CABLE
Receive cable TV programs.
5
ADD/ERASE
Preset channels manually.
10
5
2
3
0–9
Input numbers.
10
5
8
6
9
ENTER
Confirm input number.
10
POWER
Turn off temporarily or turn on
the TV.
11
CH +/–
Select channel number.
11
VOL +/–
Adjust volume.
12
VIDEO
Select TV or video input.
12
TV
Display the TV program.
12
MUTING
Mute the sound.
12
SLEEP
DISPLAY
Display on-screen information.
12
CABLE
JUMP
Jump to previous channel
number.
12
Set TV to turn on automatically.
13
Set TV to turn off automatically.
13
PIC MODE
Select picture mode.
14
SOUND MODE
Select sound mode.
14
1
4
7
0
SOUND
MODE
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
AUTO
PROGRAM
ADD/
ERASE
Timer operation
WAKE UP
SLEEP
Favorite Channel operations
Display favorite channels.
FAVORITE
1–6
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Page
POWER
Additional Information
Select desired channel.
15
15
Button
MUTING
DISPLAY
SURROUND
MTS
VIDEO
TV
1
4
7
2
3
Page
5
8
6
9
0
Select surround mode.
16
Stereo/bilingual operations
Select stereo/bilingual mode.
17
MENU
Display the menu.
19
+, –
Select and adjust items.
19
RETURN
Confirm selected items.
19
MTS
SOUND
MODE
Function
POWER
Menu operations
SURROUND FAVORITE
PIC MODE
MENU
WAKE UP
RETURN
SLEEP
CABLE
AUTO
PROGRAM
ADD/
ERASE
Additional Information
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Specifications
KV-XA29K90
Power requirements
Note
110-220 V AC, 60 Hz
Power consumption (W) Indicated on the rear of the TV
Television system
M
Color system
NTSC3.58
Stereo/Bilingual system
Korean stereo
Channel coverage
VHF: 2 to 13
UHF: 14 to 69
CATV: 1 to 125
8 (Antenna)
75-ohm external terminal
Audio output (Speaker)
8W + 8W
Number of terminal
VIDEO
Input: 4*
Output: 1
Phono jacks; 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms *Three input lines available
AUDIO
Input: 4*
Output: 1
Phono jacks; 500 mVrms
S VIDEO
Input: 2
Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms,
unbalanced, sync negative
C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohms
COMPONENT
VIDEO (DVD) IN
Input: 1
Phono jacks;
Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms,
sync negative
CB: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms
CR: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms
Audio: 500 mVrms
i (Headphone)
Output: 1
Stereo minijack
Picture tube
29 in.
Tube size (cm)
72
Measured diagonally
Screen size (cm)
68
Measured diagonally
Dimensions (w/h/d, mm)
772 × 576 × 516
Mass (kg)
51
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Sony Corporation
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*Three input lines available
Additional Information