Sony KD-32FS170, KD-27FS170 Owner's manual

Sony KD-32FS170, KD-27FS170 Owner's manual

SON_

FD Trinitron

Operating Instructions

2-670-362-21(1)

KD-27FS170

KD-32FS170

KD-36FS 170

© 2006 by Sony Corporation

WARNING

To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the

TV to rain or moisture.

ATTENTION

RISQUE DE CHOC

NE PAS

ELECTRIQUE,

OUVRIR

PRECAUClON

RIESGO DE CH_X_UE ELEOTRIOO

NO ABRIR

CAUTION:

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,

DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).

NO USER4ERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.

REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

This

symbol is intended presence of uninsulated within the product's sufficient magnitude shock to persons.

rE)alert

"dangerous the user to the voltage" enclosure to constitute that may be of a risk of electric

This

symbol is intended presence of important

(servicing) accompanying instructions to alert operating the user rE) the and maintenance in the literature the appliance.

Note to the CATV Installer

This reminder installer's is provided attention to call the CATV to Article 820-40 system of the NE( that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building cable entry as practical.

as close to the point of

SAFETYPRECAUTIONS

[_

[_

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Operate the TV only on 120 V AC.

One blade of the power plug is wider than the other for safety purposes and will fit into the power outlet only one way. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, contact gour dea]en

[f any liquid o]; solid object falls into the TV, unpl ug it and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it further.

CAUTION

When using TV games, computers, with your TV, keep the brightness and similar products and contrast functions at low settings.

If a fixed (non-moving) screen for long periods of time pattern at a high is left on the brightness or contrast setting, the image can be permanently onto the screen.

Continuously watching the imprinted same channel can ca use the imprint of station

Iogos

onto the TV screen.

These

types of imprints are not cow_red by your warranty because they are the results of misuse.

To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not

use this polarized plug with

an extension

cord,

receptacle, or other outlet unless the blades

can be fully inserted to prevent

blade

exposure,

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Pursuant to FCCregulations, you are Cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to 0perate this equipment,

NOTIFICATION

This

equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the F(C Rules.

These limits are designed reasonable protection against harmful toprovide interterence in a residential installation.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions may cause harmful interference there is no guarantee

{_articular installation.

with radio communications.

that interfl_rence

If this equipment will does

However, not occur cause in a harmful lterference determined encouraged t;) radio by turning of the following or television the equipment t6 try to correct measures: reception, which can be off and on, the user the interference by one or more is

[_

[_

Reorient

or relocate the receiving antennas.

Increase the separation receiver.

between the equipment and

[_

[_

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit differ,,nt from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult for help.

the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician

Protecting the TV

[_

[_

To prew'nt internal heat build-up, do not block the ventilation openings.

Do not install the TV in a hot or humid place, or in a place subject to excessive dust or mechanical vibration.

Note on Caption Vision

This

television receiver provides display of televisiE)n closed captioning in accordance with § 15.119

of the FCC rules.

Use of this television programs broadcast companies for other on UHF than or VHF private viewing or transmitted of by cable for the use of the general public may reqtlire authorization frE)m the brE)adcaster-cable progra rl'l OWE'leE.

company and/or

Owner's Record

The model and serial numbers are located on the front cover of this manual and at the rear of your

TV.

Trademarks and Copyrights

As an ENERGY STA_ Partner, SEmy

C;)rporation has determined that this product meets the ENER(;Y STAR '_: guidelines for energy

(,,+ efficiency.

-

+.

ENER(.Y

STAR is a U.S. reg[sterecl mark.

BB _ Manufactured under license from Dolby

LaboratE)ries Licensing CorpE)ration.

D I

G

I T A L Dolby and the double-D trademarks of Dolby symbol

Laboratories.

are

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

For your protection, please

read

these instructions com'pletely, and keep this manual for future reference.

(arefullv observe and comply with all warnings, and inst_mctions placed on th'e set, or describedin operating instructions or service manual.

cautions the

WARNING

To guard against injury, the following precautions should servicing of the set.

be'observed basic safety in the installation,

Use

Power Sources

use, and

This

set should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the derial/model plate.

If you are not sure of the type of electrical power supplied to };our home, consult your dealer or local power company.

those sets designed to operate'from

For battery power, refl_r to the operating instructions.

Grounding or Polarization

This set may be equipped polarized alternating current with a line plug

(a plug having one blade wider than other).

This plug will fit into the po_; er outlet only one way. This is a safety feature.

If you are unable to

_"___

__ insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug.

If the plug still fails to fit, contactyour electrician to replace your obsolete outlet.

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.

For the set with a three-wire grounding type ACplug

This

plug will only fit into a grounding-type power outlet.

This is a safety feature.

If you are unable to insert the plug int(; the outlet, contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed.

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug.

Overloading

Do not overload wall

Corrosion

Do not use the set close to the ocean since it may cause the set to be exposed to excess salt, corrosion, and i}lternal damage precautions and will the TV to these deteriorate conditions, to reduce its performance.

If you expose you should take the necessary the humidity area in which the set is located. and temperature of the

Attachments

D() not use attachinevits not recoilllTlended by the manufacturer, h_lzards.

as they may cause

Do not place any objects especially heavv objects, on top of the set. The obje_:t may" fall from the set, causing injury.

Cleaning

Unplug the set from the wall outlet before cleaning or polishin_ it. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.

Use a cloth lightly dampened with water for cleaning the exterior of the set.

If a snapping or popping sound fi:om a TV set is c(mtinuous or frequent while the TV is operating, unplug the TV and consult your dealer or service technician.

It is norm;ll for some TV sets to make occasional popping sounds, turned on or off.

particularly snapping when being or

Installation

Always use two or more people to lift or move the set. The set is heavy and the bottom surface is flat. Serious injury can result fron_ trying to move the set by yourself alone, orfrom unsteady handling.

Install tl_e set on a stable, level surface.

Water and Moisture

Do not uso power-line cords or convenience outlets, beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire or electric shock.

_Qv__

Ahvavs turn the set off when it is not to be used.

When the set is ]eft unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet as a precaution against the possibility hazard.

of an internal malfunction that could create a fire

Do not disconnect the antenna or thepower cord during a heavy storm.

Lightning may strike while you are holding the cable or cot:& causing serious injur}_

Turn

off your TV and wait for the weather to improve.

Object and Liquid Entry

Never push o_cts of any kind into the set through the cabinet slots_as the}' may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.

Never spill liquid of an}' kind on the set.

oporated sets noar,_ ater -.

_

"

_.

- ""_('_i_f_'_ laundry tub, in a wet basenlent, or near a s*;imming pool, etc.

Accessories

_!

Do not place the set on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, table, or shelf.

The set may fall, causing serious in uryto a child or an adu t, and serious "" damage to the set. Use onl_ a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer for the specific model of TV. Any mounting of the product should follo_ the mamffacturer's instructions, and should use a mounting accessory recommended appliance and cart combination b_ the manufacturer.

should be moved

An with care.

Quick stops, excessix e force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to ox erturn.

Ventilation

The slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are providec reliable operation for necessary venti ation.

To ensure of the set, and to protect it from overheating, these slots and openings blocked or covered.

must never be

block byplacing place space, cabinet, asabookcase unless provided.

• Donotplace

set near or over

a radiator

or heat register, or where

it is

exposed to direct sunlight.

Power-Cord Protection

2_,-

Do not allo_ anything to rest on or roll ovor the power cord, and do not place the set where the power cord is subject to _;ear or abuse.

Antennas

_2:_

Outdoor

Antenna Grounding

If an outdoor antenna is installed, follow the precautions below.

An outdoor antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead pow{.r

lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits.

WHEN INSTALLING

(IR( UITS

INVARIABLY

AS CONTACT

FATAL.

AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA

SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP

FROM CONTACTING SU(H POWER LINES OR

WITH THEM IS ALMOST

Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges.

Section 810 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) in USA and

Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical Code in Canada provides information mast and supporting with respect structure, to proper grounding of the lead-in to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding grounding of the conductors,

*;ire location of antenna discharge unit, connection electrodes, and requirements for the grounding to grounding electrode.

Antenna Grounding According to the NEC

Antenna Grounding

(ode, ANSI/NFPA

According

70.

to the National Electrical

LEAD _N

CLAMP

ANTENNA

DISCHARGE UNIT

(NEC

GROUNDING

810-20) SECTI©N

NNA

CONDUCTORS

(NEC SECTION 810-21)

GROUND CLAMPS

ERV_CE GROUNDING

ELECTRODE

(NEC ARTICLE

SYSTEM

250 PART H) CODE NEC.

NATIONAL

Lightning

ELECTRIC

For added protectinn for this televisinn receiver during a ightning storm, or when it is eft unattendec and unused for long periods of time, unplug, it h:om the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna.

This

will prevent damage to the receiver due to lightning and powerqine surges.

Service

Damage Requiring Service

Unplug the set from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:

• When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed.

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If liquid has been spilled into the set or objects have fallen into the product.

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• If the set has been exposed to rain or water.

If the set has been subject to excessive shock by being dropped, or the cabinet has been damaged.

II _ _q_

If the set does not operate normally when following the operating instructions.

Adjust only those controls that are specified in the operating instructions.

Improper adiustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive workby a qualified technician to restore the set to normal operation.

• When the set exhibits a distinct change in performance -- this indicates a need for service.

Servicing

Do not attempt to service _e set yourself since opening the cabinet may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards.

Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

Replacement Parts

When replacement jparts are required, sure the service technician certifies in writing that he has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer nave the same clqaracteristics as the be that original parts.

Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.

Safety Check

Upon completion of any service or repairs to the set, ask: the service technician to perform routine safety checks (as specified by the manufacturer) to determine that the set is in safe operating condition, and to so certify.

When the set reaches the end of its useftfllife, improper disposal could result in a picture tube implosion.

technician to

Ask a qualified dispose ot the set.

service

Contents

Introduction

Introducing the FD Trinitron WEGA

Features ....................................................

1

About this Manual .........................................

2

Batteries for the Remote Control ................. 2

Front Panel Menu Controls .......................... 2

Using the Remote Control

Remote Control Description ......................... 3

Connecting Your TV

TV Rear Panel ................................................. 5

Basic Connections ..........................................

6

Connecting Additional Equipment ............. 7

Setting

Up the TV ...................................... 13

Using the Digital Features

Overview .......................................................

14

Tuning to a Digital Channel ....................... 14

Using the Digital Program Guide .............. 15

Using Digital Favorite Channels ................ 16

Using the Screen Mode Feature ................. 17

Using the Analog Menus

Overview ........................................................

18

Menu Descriptions .......................................

18

Using the Remote Control to Display and

Navigate the On-Screen Analog

Menus ......................................................

20

Using the Video Menu ................................. 21

Using the Channel Setup Menu .................. 22

Using the Parental Control Menu .............. 23

Parental Control .....................................

24

United States:

Selecting Custom Rating

Options ............................................

25

Canada:

Selecting Custom Rating

Options ............................................

26

Using the Clock/Timers Menu ................... 27

Using the Setup Menu ................................. 28

Using the Digital Features Menu ............... 29

Using the Digital Menus

Menu Descriptions .......................................

30

Using the Remote Control to Display and

Navigate the On-Screen Digital

Menus ......................................................

30

Using the Digital Channels Menu .............. 31

Using the Digital Setup Menu .................... 32

Using the Parental Lock Menu ................... 34

Other Information

Troubleshooting ............................................

35

Specifications .................................................

38

Index ..............................................................39

Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony FD Trinitron WEGA ®.

Introducing the FD Trinitron WEGA Features

Some of the features you will enjoy include:

FD Trinitron Flat CRT-- Delivers a picture with uncompromising outstanding image detail via a technologically advanced tube.

accuracy and

Analog and Digital Receivers -- Built-in tuners allow you to receive both analog (NTSC) and digital (ATSC) programming.

Digital programming is available only via terrestrial signals over-the-air.

Wide Screen Mode -- Watch digital 16:9 (widescreen) broadcasts in their original widescreen format, or zoom to fill the 4:3 aspect ratio screen.

_1 YPBPRInputs -- Provides component video inputs for superior picture quality

(480i only).

Parental Control (V-Chip) -- Helps parents monitor what their children watch on TV by establishing rating limits.

ClearEdge VM -- Sharpen picture definition to give objects a crisp, clear edge (only for

KD-32FS170 and KD-36FS170 models).

_1 Favorite Channels -- Enables you to set up separate Favorite Channel lists for analog and digital channels.

Digital Program Guide -Select digital channels from an on-screen program guide.

ENERGYSTAR®-- Meets the ENERGY STAR _ guidelines for energy efficiency.

Front Panel Controls -- Allows access to the on-screen menus without the use of a remote control.

Front A/V Inputs -- Lets you quickly connect video games, camcorders, or stereo/mono equipment.

About this Manual

This manual provides instructions to help you enjoy your new TV. It shows you how to connect to an antenna or cable, cable box, VCR, DVD, satellite receiver or camcorder.

Once your TV is connected, follow the instructions and use the remote control to access the onscreen menus.

Batteries for the Remote Control

Insert two AA batteries (supplied) into the remote control using the following illustration as a guide.

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undei normal COnditions, batteries Will last up to six months. If the remote cOntrOl does not Operate properly, the batteries might be w0m 0ut, if you will not be using the remote control for an extended period Of timel remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage.

Front Panel Menu Controls

I

TV/VIDEO DVOLUME,_ = CHANNEL'#I

9 99 99

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=

VIDEO 2 INPUT

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@@@

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VIDEO L(MONO),.AUDIO-R

1

The front panel controls allow you to access the menu without the remote control.

Press the MENUbutton to display the on-screen menu.

Use the @_>(- VOLUME+), _,_" (- CHANNEl.+) buttons on the front panel to navigate through the menus, then press -,_-

(TV/VIDEO) to select an item. The front panel controls also allows you to change your channels, adjust the volume and change video inputs.

_To navigatethe menus With y0ur iem0te control,

See

pages20 and 30.

Using the Remote Control

Remote Control Description

Indicates feature available only in digital tuning mode.

SCREEN

MODE

PICTURE

MODE WIVIDEO

@ ®®

@ ®®

/®® ®

_ soNY @

RM-YDO06

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[]

MUTING

[]

DISPLAY

Press to turn off the sound.

Press again or press VOL+ to restore sound.

Press once to display the current time (if set) and the

P rogram status such as channel number, Channel

Label (if set), video input, Video Label (if set), and Info

Banner (if set). Press again to turn off the display.

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MODE

[]

PICTURE

MODE

on using Screen Mode, see page 17. Also available in the

Digital Setup menu (see page 32).

Press repeatedly to step through the available video picture modes: Vivid, Standard, Movie, and Pro. Also available in the Video menu.

See "Using the Video

Menu" on page 21 for details.

Use with 0-9 and ENT buttons to select digital channels (for _xample, 2.1). For details on selecting digital chalmels, see page 14.

[]

JUMP

Press to jump back and forth between the current channel and the last channel that you selected.

(JUMP does not switch between analog and digital channels.)

[]

DIGITAU

ANALOG

_

Press to switch between digital and analog tuning modes.

V6L

(volume)

GUIDE ................_

Pr_,ss to dJspiay the digiial program guide.

For ...............

details, see page 15.

[]

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_

[]

RESET

[]

POWER

[]

TV/VlDEO

[] @=(_)

ENT

and

[] CI-I (channel)

[]

MENU

Press the arrow buttons to move the cursor in the onscreen menus.

Press the center button to select an the center button displays the Favorite Channels list.)

Press to return to factory settings while in an on-scroc_II Irl CqlU.

Press to turn on/off the TV:

Press to cycle through available video inputs.

Press 0-9 to select a channel; the channel changes after

2 seconds.

Press

ENT

to change channels immediatel_

Press to change channels. The channel will change according to the current tuning mode (analog or digital).

To scan rapidly through the channels, press and hold down the CH+ or CH- button.

Press to display and exit the analog menu.

To display the di_-ital._, see page 30. (For details, see page 18)

[]

[]

EXIT

SLEEP

Press to exit menus and other on-screen displays.

Press repeatedly until the TV displays the time in minutes (15, 30, 45, 60, or 90) that you want the TV to remain on before shutting off automaticall_ pressing until Sleep Off appears.

Cancel by

/J

If you lose youi remote control, See page 36.

Connecting Your TV

Read this section before setting up your TV for the first time. This section explains how to make the basic connections and how to connect optional equipment.

TV Rear Panel

[]

ATSC

[]

VHF/UHF

[] S VIDEO

[] vibEb/AUbi6

L(MONO), R

[] YPBPWL, R

This input connects to your VHF/UHF antenna or digital cable box for digital signal (ATSC).

This input connects to your VHF/UHF antenna or cable for analog signal (NTSC).

This input connects to the S VIDEO OUT jack on your VCR or other video equipment that has S VIDEO. S VIDEO provides better picture quality than the VHF/UHF jacks or the video input jack. S VIDEO does not provide sound; connect the audio cable.

This input con_ectsto the

AUDIO/VIDEO)output jacks on your

VCR or other video equipment.

A third video input jack

(VIDEO 2) is located on the front panel of the TV. These

AUDIO/VIDEO input jacks provide better picture quality than the VHF/UHF jack.

This input connects to the component video YP_PR and AUDIO

L, R jacks on your DVD player or digital set-top box (480i only).

Basic Connections

TV with Cable, Indoor, or Outdoor Antenna

Depending on the cable system available in your home, choose one of the connections below:

A VHF on|y

or

VHF/UHF

Or

Cable

75-ohm coaxial cable

(Rear of TV)

VHFIUHF

B ATSC

75-ohm coaxial cable

ATSC

Use option A to connect the TV to a cable system or an antenna with a 75-ohm cable.

C

VHFonly

300-ohm or twin cable

UHF only

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

VHF/UHF

Antenna connector

Converter EAC-25 or commercially available converter

(not supplied)

./_ converter EACi25 is commercially known as a 3oo_tow5 Ohm antenna adapter.

Use option B to cord_ect the TV to a dipole antenna, also known as a "rabbit ears antenna".

/:3

If you are connecting to an indOOr or Outdoor aniennai you may need to adjust the Orientation Of the antenna for the best receptionl

Connecting

Two RF Inputs

If you want to watch RF signals for both antenna (over-the-air) and cable broadcast signals, you'll need to use an optional A-B switch for RF inputs (not supplied), as shown below.

A/B

RF Switch

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

Use the A-B selector to switch between the over-the-air signals and the cable signals.

Then set the

Cable

setting in the Channel page 22.

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For beSt results, be Sure to use an RF switch, as sHOwn abovel instead Of a Simple splitter.

Connecting Additional Equipment

Connecting a DVD Player using Composite Video (VIDEO/AUDIO L(MONO),R)

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your DVD player to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

Optional

connection

_

Audio R (red)

Audio

L (white)

...................

(yellow)

Optional connection

For better picture quality, use S VIDEO (located on the rear panel) instead of the yellow video cable. S VIDEO does not provide sound, so you still must connect the audio cables.

Connecting a DVD Player using Component Video (YPBPR R L)

If your DVD player is equipped with component video outputs (YP_PR), you can improve the picture quality by using component video cables (480i only).

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

_ A A

Audio R(red)

1 Make sure your DVD player is set up (see page 35). Using component video cables (not supplied), connect YP_PR OUT on your DVD player to YP_PR IN on your TV.

2

Connect AUDIO OUT on your DVD player to AUDIO IN on your TV.

/_

The

YPBPR

Out uts on Our DVD la er are sometimeslabeled ¥ CB and cROrY, B-¥ and R-YIf so connect the cablesto like colors,

Connecting a TV and VCR

Rear of TV

_

Audio

L (white)

Video (yellow)

udio R (red)

Connect the coaxial cable from your TV antenna or cable service to the IN jack on your

VCR.

Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your VCR to the VHF/UHF jack on the TV.

Optional connection

If your VCR is equipped with video outputs, you can get better picture quality by connecting audio/video cables (not supplied) from AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

For better picture quality, use S VIDEO (located on the rear panel) instead of the yellow video cable. S VIDEO does not provide sound, so you still must connect the audio cables.

._

To watch video piograms from

y0ur

VCR tune youi TV to CHannel 3

OF

4 (as Set on the rear 0f

your

VCR).

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V//VlOEO • •

You can use the CZD button to sw tch between the VHF/UHF and VIDEO nputs.

Connecting a TV and Cable Box

Some cable TV systems use scrambled or encoded signals that require a cable box to view all channels.

If you subscribe to such type of service, use this connection.

Cable box

1

From cablel antenna

i">OL_]'"

I

L.....

Rear ofTV

2

1 Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service to the IN jack on your cable box.

2

Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your cable box to the

VHF/UHF jack on your TV.

Optional connection

To view channels from your cable box, tune your TV to channel 3 or 4 (as set on the rear panel of your cable box) and use the cable box's remote control to change channels.

CI If you will be controlling all channel selection through your cable box, you should consider using the Channel Fix feature by setting your TV to channel 3 or 4 (see page 22).

Connecting a TV and Satellite Receiver

Rear of TV

From

cable/ antenna

Satellite receiver

1

antenna

cable

Q

_3

_ udio R (red)

Audio L (white)

Video (yellow)

Connect the cable from your satellite antenna to SATELLITE IN on your satellite receiver.

Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to the VHF/UHF jack on your TV.

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your satellite receiver to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

!'J To watch Video programs from your Satellitereceiver,tune your _ to Channe!3 or 4,

/J You CanUsethe _ button to switch between the VHFIUHFand VIDEOinputs.

Connecting a TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver using Component Video (YPBPR)

Rear of TV

From

cable/

antenna

2 4

1

Satel'v'tee

y (gree_i,o

PB (blue)

PR(red) iii_

6

R _

7 _,edio

L

5

_i(whi_e) _

L

1

Connect the coaxial cable from your satellite antenna to SATELLITE IN on the satellite receiver.

2

Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to the IN jack on your VCR.

3

Using a coaxial cables (not supplied), connect the OUT jack on your VCR to the

VHF/UHF jack on your TV.

4

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your satellite receiver to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your VCR.

5

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

6

Using component video cables (not supplied), connect YP,PR OUT on your satellite receiver to YP_PR IN on your TV.

7

Connect AUDIO OUT on your satellite receiver to AUDIO IN on your TV.

11

Connecting a Camcorder (for playback)

To connect your camcorder, you can use the Audio/Video inputs on either the front or rear panel of the TV. Using the audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your camcorder to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Panel

A/V output

R AUl)lOl L(MONOI VIDEO

_

udio R (red)

Audio

L (white)

Video

(yellow)

Optional connection

For better picture quality, use S VIDEO (located on the rear panel), instead of the yellow video cable. S VIDEO does not provide sound, so you still must connect the audio cables.

Connecting for Video Tape Editing (VCR and Camcorder)

Camcorder

(for playback)

_3 i__u,>K,L _,o.o:VlI) O SVDO

V

lb

Rear of TV la

or

A/V output

VCR (for playback)

OUT

IN

LINE

LINE

OUT

VCR (f

or recordin

g)

Audio

L (white)

Audio R(red)

For video tape editing, connect the VCR to the following sources:

If you are connecting

AUDIO/VIDEO

(option la).

a VCR, use audio/video cables (not supplied) to connect

OUT on your first VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your second VCR

If you are connecting a camcorder, use audio/video cables (not supplied) to connect

AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your camcorder to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your VCR

(option lb).

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on the second

VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Setting Up the TV

After you have finished connecting your TV, use Auto Program to set up your analog and digital channel lists. During Auto Program, the TV will automatically search for available channels and program receivable channels.

._

After starting Auto Program;Wait Until the pi0cessis complete to avoid missingSomechannelsthat are available,Tore-program receivablechannels,run Auto Programagain as describedon page 22

(analog channels)and page 31 (digital channels).

1

Press the POWERbutton to turn on the TV.

The Initial Setup screen appears.

2

Press the CH+button on the remote control or on the TV front panel to start Auto Program, or press the OR-button to exit.

L_ The Initial Setupscreenappearseachtime you turn 0nthe _ until you perform Auto Program.

Auto Program automatically creates a list of receivable analog channels.

When completed, a screen prompts you to continue searching for digital channels.

Searching for digital channels may take 50 minutes or more to complete.

A progress bar is displayed while the channel list is being created.

3

When Auto Program is finished, the lowest numbered channel is displayed.

To run Auto Program again at a later time

Use the Auto Program feature, using the TV's menus.

For analog channels, see page 22.

For digital channels, see page 31.

To add digital channels

Use the Digital Channels/Add feature, as described on page 31.

To reset the

W

to factory settings

1

Turn the TV on.

2

Hold down _ on the remote control.

3

Press and release the POWERbutton on the TV front panel.

The TV will turn itself off, then back on.

4

Release _.

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Using the Digital Features

Overview

This chapter describes how to use the features of your TV that are designed to work with digital channels.

Tuning to a Digital Channel

This TV is equipped with a built-in digital tuner, which enables you to receive digital channels.

In order to enjoy the digital features of this TV, you need to switch the TV between analog and digital tuning modes by pressing the _ button on the remote control, or by switching between analog and digital tuning modes using the TV's Channel Mode menu option (see page 29).

To directly tune to a digital channel:

1

If the TV is in analog tuning mode, press _ on the remote control to enter digital tuning mode.

2

Press Q-Q, Q, press ®-® again, and then _.

For example, to select subchannel 21.13, press Q+Q+Q+Q+®, and then press _).

Using the Digital Program Guide

The digital program guide lets you review program information and select digital channels.

The digital program guide cannot be displayed wheni the TV is in analog tuning mode, when there are no digital channels available, when the TV is tuned to one of the video inputs, or when the Channel Fix option is set to anything other than Off (see page 22).

To display the digital

program guide:

1

If the TV is in analog tuning mode, press the _ button on the remote control to switch to digital tuning mode.

You can also see the current tuning mode and switch between analog and digital tuning modes Using the Channel Mode menu option (seepage 29).

2

Press _.

The digital program guide appears, with the currently selected program showing in the background.

Program title and

description, time remaininc information,

closed-

caption availability, format, resolution,

aspect

ratio

Selectable

Channel number, call

Program information in the guide is provided by the broadcasters.

As a result, it may sometimes include only the channel number, without a program titleordescription.

Scroll through the channel list

Select the currently displayed channel

Press _ or _"

Press _.

and exit the guide

Display additional options

.................................................

Press ,_. See "Using Additional

Guide Options" on page 16.

Digital Program

Exit the Guide (without changing channels)

Press _.

m

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Using Additional Digital Program Guide Options

Press '_ while in the digital program guide's channel list to display the following options, which allow you to customize the settings of the program on the currently tuned channel.

tkwJ _Jq {_J J

Alternate Video

(when available)

Alternate Audio

(when available)

I_4_ I _

Each program has a main video stream (the video that you see when the channel is first tuned), and may have alternate video streams.

This option allows you to switch among these alternate video streams.

Each program has a main audio stream (the audio that you hear when the channel is first tuned).

This option allows you to switch among these alternate audio streams (e.g., for different languages).

.,

Using Digital Favorite Channels

The digital Favorite Channels feature lets you select programs from a list of up to 16 favorite digital channels that you specify. You can create a list using the Favorite Channels option in the Digital Channel menu (described on page 31).

Using the Screen Mode Feature

The Screen Mode feature is useful for adjusting a 16:9 (widescreen) program for optimal viewing on your TV's 4:3 aspect ratio screen. Using the Screen Mode feature, you can enlarge pictures so that they better fill the screen (enlarging the picture so that the black bars on the edges of the screen are clipped off).

L_ Thescreen Mode opiion isavailableonly for digital 16:9 programming:

Before using the Screen Mode feature

_IGITAI

If the TV is in analog tuning mode, press the _ button to switch to digital tuning mode.

......

<_

Full

Full displays the 16:9 program in its original aspect ratio. If the program was a 480i 4:3 program that was upconverted to 720p or 1080i (as shown at left), there will be black bars visible at the left, right, top, and bottom sides.

SCREEN

Zoom

enlarges the picture uniformly.

Some clipping may occur.

Zoom

SCREEN

Horizontal Expand stretches the picture horizontally.

Some clipping may occur.

SCREEN

Horizontal Expand

Vertical Expand stretches the picture vertically.

Some clipping may occur.

Vertical Expand

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Using the Analog Menus

Overview

This chapter describes how to use the analog menu features of your TV.

Menu Descriptions

Video Menu

Adjust your picture settings.

For details, see page 21.

Channel Setup Menu

(Analog channels only): Customize your channel settings.

For details, see page 22.

Parental Control Menu

Set rating limits on your TV based on program rating or content.

For details, see page 23.

SettheclockonyourTVandprogram

2

(timers work with anah_g channels only).

For details, see page 27.

Setup Menu

(Analog channels only): Select analog closed captioning options (Caption Vision), display the name of the current program and its remaining time (Info Banner), select stereo, bilingual and mono programs (MTS), label video inputs, select menu language, enhance DVD picture resolution (16:9

Enhanced), and adjust tilt correction.

For details, see page 28.

Digital Features Menu

Access Digital Menu options and select analog or digital tuning modes.

For details, see page 29.

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Using the Remote Control to Display and Navigate the On-Screen Analog Menus

DIGITAL/

VOL

SONY

OH

SLEEP

Q_)

MENU

1

Press Q to display the on-screen analog menu.

4

5

2

Use the _, or ,_ buttons to highlight the desired menu icon. Press (_ to select it.

3

Use the 4" or _1,buttons to scroll up and down through the features.

Follow the instructions on the screen.

Press _ to exit the menu.

_t MENu ....

!

Press0 onceto displaythe on-screenmenu; and pressagain to return to normal viewing. If no buttons are pressed,the menu closesautomatically after about 90 seconds.

To exit the analog menus

Press _ (or (_).

To display the digital menus

See "Using the Remote Control to Display and Navigate the On-Screen Digital Menus" on page 30.

Using the Video Menu

To access the Video Menu. use the following steps:

To Select To Display

MENU

Press _1,to highlight an option, then press _.

Mode

Customized fictun" viewing

Use the 4' or ,I, buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press {-.j to select it.

Vivid:

Standard:

Select for enhanced

Select for a standard picture contrast picture.

and sharpness.

Movie:

Pro:

Select for a finely detailed picture.

Select for natural picture and sharpness.

Press CZ) on the remote control to d!rectly

select p!cture

modes (V!vld, Standard, Movie, Pro),

Picture

Brightness

Color

Hue

Sharpness

Color Temp.

White tint

adjustment

Press _1,to decrease the contrast.

Press ,I_to increase the contrast.

Press _1,to darken the picture.

Press ,I_ to brighten the picture.

Press _1,to decrease color saturation.

Press ,I, to increase color saturation.

Press _1,to increase the red tones. Press ,I_ to increase the green tones.

Press 4" to soften the picture.

Press ,I, to sharpen the picture.

Use the 4* or _1,buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press _ to select it.

Warm:

Gives white colors a red tint.

Neutral: Gives white colors a neutral tint.

Cool: Gives white colors a blue tint.

ClearEdge VM Sharpens picture definition to give objects a crisp, clean edge.

Use the 4' or

_1,buttons to highlight: High, Low, or Off, then press _ to select it.

f_ Availableonly for KD_32FS170and KD-36FS170models.

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Using the Channel Setup @ Menu

To access the Channel Setup Menu. use the following steps:

To Display ToHighlight [_ To Select

Press ,iF to highlight an option, then press -+_.

Favorite

Channels

Quick access

to analogf!Tvorite

challllt'lS

Cable

Applies to analog chmmels only. To set up favorite digital chmmels, see page 31.

To set up your analog Favorite Channels list:

1

Use the ti" or _ buttons to highlight the position (1-5) where you want to set a favorite chamlel, then press _.

2

Use the 4" or _ buttons to find the channel you want to add to your favorite channels.

3

Press _ to select the channel. The TV will automatically change to the selected channel and assign it to the selected position (1-5).

EXIT

4

Press _ to return to the Channel Setup menu or press C_ to exit.

Use the ti" or ,1,buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press to select it.

On:

Off:

Select if you are receiving cable channels with a CATV cable.

Select if you are using a TV antenna.

Aftei changing the Cablesetting the first timel you will need to run Auto programl Foranalog channels seepage22. F0r digital channels,seepage31.

Channel Fix

Not available when in digital tuning mode.

Use the ti" or ,I, buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press _ to select it.

Off: Channel Fix is not set.

2-6:

Video 1:

"Fix" your TV's channel setting to 2-6 (VHF/UHF input) and use the cable box or satellite receiver to change channels.

Select from available video inputs when you have connected video equipment (e.g., a satellite receiver) and you want your

TV fixed to it.

f/% You cannot UseFavoritechannelsl Cable, channel Show/Hidelor channel LabelWhenchannel Fixis

set,

Auto Program

Applies to analog chmmels only. To Auto Program digital channels, see page 31.

Perform Auto Program whenever setting up your TV. Auto Program will search for available channels and program receivable cham_els.

Channel

Show/Hide

Applies to analog chamTels only. To Show/Hide digital chamTels, see page 31.

Use this feature after you run Auto Program to selectively show or hide channels.

1

Use the 4' or _!' buttons to highlight the position of the desired channel, then press _.

2

Use the • or _1,buttons to highlight

Shown

or Hidden, then press _.

3

Press _, to return to the Charmel Setup Menu or press QEX_+

./J Press cH _ or CH:to Skip0verchannelsthat havebeen hiddenl YouCanStillUsethe @-(_) buttons to

directly tune to hidden channels.

Channel

Label

Label up to 40 chmmels with

their call letters

Applies to m_alog channels only. To label digital chmmels, see page 31.

1 Press _j, then use the 4" or _1,buttons until you reach the desired channel number.

2

Press _ to activate the channel.

3

Press _1,to highlight Label, then press _.

Use the • or _!'buttons to display the first call letter or number of the label. Press _ to select.

Repeat this process until you finish selecting all the call letters.

4 When finished, press _ to activate.

5

Press _, to return to the Charmel Setup menu or press C_)Ex_

Using the Parental Control

To access the Parental Control Menu, use the following steps:

To Display ToHighlight L_ To Select

Menu

The Parental Control feature helps parents monitor what their children watch on television.

/_

ParentalControl settings control analog and digital programs.

To use the Parental Control Menu

When you select the Parental Control menu, you are prompted to set a 4-digit password.

You cannot access the Parent menu settings without this password.

1

Use the _)=(_) buttons to enter a 4-digit password.

2 Confirm your password by entering it again.

_ Keepthis manual in a safe place. You need youi passwordfor any future accessto the Parental

Control menu: I_

you forget your

password;

see page 35[

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Parental Control

Setting the Rating

You can change the Rating by selecting one of the Parental Lock options.

1

With Lock highlighted, [email protected]

If you are not familiar with Parental Guideline rating system, use one of the following preset categories to simplify the rating selection: Child,

Youth, Young Adult.

2

Use the 4" or _1,to highlight the desired rating and press ,_.

Rating

Off

Child

Youth

Young Adult

Custom

TV will allow a maximum rating of

No rating limit

TV-Y, TV-G, G (U.S.), G, C (Canada)

TV-PG, PG (U.S.), 8 ans+ (Canada)

TV-14, PG-13 (U.S.), 14+ (Canada)

Select to set more restrictive ratings (see next section)

Changing your Password

1

Use the 4' or _1,buttons to highlight

Change

Password

and press _-,j.

2

Follow steps i and 2 for "Using the Parental Control Menu" on page 23.

Select a Country

Select U.S.A. to use US ratings (see pages 25-26) or select Canada to use Canadian ratings

(see page 26). If you select a Country (U.S. or Canada) that is not where you live, the rating you select will not be activated.

1

Press _1,to highlight Country, then press _.

2

Use the 4" or _1,to highlight the desired country and press -o,_.

Information for Parents

Toview a program that exceeds the TV rating

Press _, then use the (_-(_ buttons to enter your password.

d"_Entering your passwordto view a blocked programwill tempoFarilyturn Lock to Off, Toreactivateyour

Locksettings,turn the TVoff then back on; the TVwill return to the settingsthat you haveselected:

Using the Custom Menu

Follow the instructions on the screen to make your custom settings.

Select the country desired for your TV's rating limit. For more information see page 25 for (U.S. models) and page 26 for

(Canadian models).

_/_ OnceyOUhaveblockeda Fatingor contentl all higherratings oFcontent Willbe automaticallyblocked

United States: Selecting Custom Rating Options

For the United States, the Custom Rating menu includes the following options: Movie Rating,

TV Rating, and Unrated.

(For Canada, see page 26.)

Movie Rating

This system defines the rating levels of movies shown in theaters and on prime cable channels.

Rating

G

Defined as

General audience

PG

PG-13

R

NC-17

Parental guidance suggested

Parents strongly cautioned

Restricted

No one 17 and under admitted

X

Adult audience only

TV Rating

The TV rating is divided into two groups: age-based and content-based.

Age

TV-Y

TV-Y7

TV-G

TV-PG

Defined as

All children

Directed to older children

General audience

Parental guidance suggested

Parents strongly cautioned

Mature audience only

Content Defined as

FV

D k

Fantasy violence

Suggestive dialogue

$

V

Strong language

Sexual situations

Violence

................................................................................................................

TV-14

TV-MA

_ The content ratings Will increasedepending on the level of the age,basedrating:For examplel a program

with a TV-PG V (Violence) rating

may Containmoderate

violence,

while a TV-14V

(Violence) rating

may contain intense violence.

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Unrated

You have tire option of blocking TV programs or movies that are not rated.

Allow

Block

Allows all unrated programs

Blocks all unrated programs

_ If you chooseto block unrated Tv prograrasl pleasebe aware that the following piOgramsmay be blocked: emergencybroadcasts,political programs, pro, news, public serviceannouncements, religious programs,and weather.

Canada: Selecting Custom Rating Options

For Canada, the Custom Rating menu includes the following options: English Rating, French

Rating, and U.S.A. Rating.

English Rating

These ratings are for Canadian programs that are broadcast in English.

Rating

C

Defined as

Children

C8+

G

PG

14+

18+

Children 8 years and older

General programming

Parental guidance

Viewers 14 and older

Adult progranm_hrg

French Rating

These ratings are for Canadian programs that are broadcast in French.

Rating

G

8 ans+

13 ans+

16 ans+

18 ans+

Defined as

General

Not recommended for younger children

Not recommended for children under age 13

Not recommended for ages under 16

This program is restricted to adults

U.S.A. Rating

For programs from the United States, see "TV Rating" on page 25.

Using the Clock/Timers 0

Menu

To access the Clock/Timers Menu.

use the following steps:

To Display

To Highlight _

ToSelect

MENU

Press !!, to highlight an option, then press (_J.

Timer 1

Timer 2

Scheduled viewing

Ch_ck/Fimers functions

apply to analog channels only. You cannot set the Clock

Timers for digital chmmels.

Use the timers to program your TV to turn on and off by day, time, duration, and channel.

The timer duration is a maximum of six hours.

When the channel is fixed, it is not necessary to set the channel.

1

Use the 4' or !1,buttons to highlight Timer 1 or Timer 2, then press

2

Use the 4" or ,I, buttons to enter the desired day, start time, duration and channel, then press -,_]. The timer status should be On when the

Timer has been set, and the timer light on the front panel of the TV should be on.

3

Press (_) to exit the menu.

_/a select off t0 tUrn 0ff the Timer.YoUrpievious SettingsWill be Saved!

Current

Time

Set your TV to the current day and time. Press [_ to open the Current

Time menu:

1

Use the 4" or ,I, buttons to enter the correct day and time, then press

2

Press (_) to exit the menu.

Sd_ Youmust set the Current T me before you can use Tmer I or Tmer 2

f'a When you perform Auto Program,Timer 1and Timer 2 settings will be clearediAlso; in the event of any loss0f power, Current Time,Timer 1; and Timer 2 settingswill be cleared.

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Using the Setup Menu

To access the Setup Menu , use the following steps:

To Display

ToHighlight _

To Select

_IENU

Press I' to highlight an option, then press -j.

Caption

Vision

Chased-

Captionit_g

Applies to atlalog channels oldj/. Te set closed-captimz optio_zsfer d_itaI channels, see

page32.

Allows you to select from three closed-caption modes for programs that are broadcast with closed captioning.

Use the 4' or ,I' buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press _ to select it.

Off:

Caption Vision is not activated.

CC1, 2, 3, 4: Displays printed dialog and sound effects of a program.

Text1, 2, 3, 4: Displays network/station information.

Info Banner Displays the name of the current program and its remaining time (if available) when you change the channel or press the DISPLAYbutton. Use the tt"or • buttons to highlight On or Off. Then press _.

MTS

Applies to atlalog chamlels mdy.

Mulfi-ChamzeI

Use the • or ,1_buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press _ to

TV Soulzd

select it.

Stereo:

Mono:

Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo.

Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.

Auto SAP: Select to have the TV automatically switch to a Second Audio

Program (SAP) when a signal is received.

Video Label Allows you to identify the video components connected to the TV: VCR, DVD,

Label cmmected

etc. When you press _ to switch inputs, the Video Label appears on-screen.

equipmellt

1

Press the • or ,IFbuttons to highlight the input you want to label and press

2

Press the • or 'I' buttons to highlight a label and press _.

3

Press 4" to return to the Setup menu or press _) to exit.

_rd_ f youseect Skp, yourTVsk psth s nput whenyou pressthe TV/VDEObutton

Language

Display all menus in the language of your choice.

Use the • or • buttons to select from one of the following options: English,

Espahol

(Spanish) and Francais (French). Then press _.

16:9

Enhanced

Available tufty whe_i the TV is displayiHg an extertlal iHput, such as a DVD player.

Provides enhanced picture resolution for wide-screen sources such as DVD.

Tilt Correction Use the • or • buttons to set the tilt of the picture from -5 to +5, then press _J to activate.

Availableonlyfor KD-32FS170and KD-36FS170models.

Using the Digital Features Menu

To access the Digital Features Menu, use the following steps:

To Display

ToHighlight _

To Select

_ENU

Press !!, to highlight an option, then press -_,_:J.

Digital Menu

Provides access to the Digital Channels and Digital Setup options.

For

Channel

Mode

details, see "Using the Digital Menus" on page 30.

Enables yo u to switch between analog and digita!

ttming m_?des: ...............

Analog ..............................

tuning m0de_ ...................................................................................................................................................

Digital

Selects digital tuning mode.

Dla_u

_ Press the _ button on the remote control to directly switch to analogor digital

Channel Mode.

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Using the Digital Menus

This chapter describes how to use the digital menu features of your TV.

Menu Descriptions

Digital Channels Menu

Select favorite digital channels; add, show, hide, and label digital channels.

For details, see page 31.

Digital Setup Menu

Provides settings for selecting various screen modes and for Caption Vision. Also includes diagnostics information and allows you to change the colors of the digital menus.

For details, see page 32.

Parental Lock Menu

This menu allows you to block programs containing downloaded digital ratings only.

For details, see page 34.

Using the Remote Control to Display and Navigate the On-Screen Digital Menus

DIGITAb

1

Press _ to display the analog menu.

2

Press ,_ to highlight the Digital Features menu icon [] and then press _.

(For details, see "Using the Digital Features

Menu" on page 29.)

3

Press _1,to highlight Digital Menu and then press _.

soI-_Y Cgi

_/3 If the W is in analog iUning mode, it Will Switch to digital tuning mode When displaying the digital menus.

To exit the digital menus

Press _.

To display the analog menu directly from within any digital menu

MENU

Press Q.

Using the Digital Channels Menu

To use the Digital Channels Menu. use the following steps:

To Display

To Highlight _

To Select

MENU _

Press ,1_to highlight an option, then p ress _..

Favorite

Channels

Applies to d_itaI chmmels only. Tn set up analog chamwls, see page 22.

To set up digital channels in a Favorite Channels list:

1 Use the @-(_), Q and _ buttons to enter the channel number that you want to assign to the Favorite Channel number.

Press _) to select that channel as a Favorite

Chalmel.

2 To add more channels to your favorites list, repeat step 1.

3 To clear a Favorite Cham_eld press '1_or • to highlight the channel you want to clear.

Press _ and then press Q.

To use the digital Favorite Channels list, see page 16.

_ You can also add Favorite Channels directly to the Favorite Channels list, as described on

Digital

Channels

Auto

Program

Show/Hide

Channels

Label

Channels

Applies to d_itaI chmmels only.

Add

Select to add digital channels.

Applies to digital chamMs oldy. T_ Auto

Program analog chmmels,

see page 22.

Automatically sets up the channel list on the TV for all receivable channels.

)_q Auto Program may take 50 minutes or more to complete. A progress bar will display the approximate progress of the Auto Program and Digital Channels/Add sequences.

Applies,, to digfftaI cham'u'I_ onhy. To Short/Hide

anaIo g_cham'M_,

_e 23 .

Allows you to show or hide channels that appear when you use the OH+/-buttons to channel surf. Channels that are set to Bidden do not appear on the Program

Guide's channel list, and are skipped when you use the CH+/- buttons.

1 Press '1_or • to highlight the cham_el that you want to show or hide.

To move between the Major and Digital subchannel lists,_ess _ or _.

2 To change a chmmel s setting to Shown or Bidden, press -,_,

3 To show or hide more chmmels, repeat steps 1 and 2.

_:_ Channels that you set to Hidden Can be accessedOnlyw'ith the @_(_) buttons.

Applies

to d_itaI

chamuqs

only. To label analog chamMs,

see page 23.

Allows you to assign labels (such as station call letters) to channel numbers.

1 Press ti" or • to scroll through the channel numbers.

Then press _,j to select the channel number that you want to assign a label.

2 Press ti" or • to scroll through the label characters (A-Z, 0-9, etc.). Then press _ to select the highlighted character.

3 Repeat to add characters to the label.

4

To assign labels to more channels, repeat steps 1-2.

ax_r

5 Press _ to return to the Channel Setup menu, or press _ to exit the menus.

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Using the Digital Setup Menu

To use the Digital Setup Menu. use the following steps:

To Display

MENU

To Highlight _

ToSelect

Press ,!' to highlight an option, then press +_,'-.

Screen Mode

Applies only to digital channels that have 16:9 or widescreen aspect ratio. Yeu

cannot use Screen Mode for analog channels.

Enables you to change the picture size for digital channels.

Select from: Full, Zoom, Horizontal Expand, Vertical Expand. For

details, see "Using the Screen Mode Feature" on page 17.

F_¢_ In some cases, wide;screen programs Will be shown in aspect ratios that require

the disp!ayof barsat th e top and bo!tom of your 1619screen.Formore details,

see page 36.

Caption Vision Applies to digital chamu'ls only. To s+'tclosed-caption options for analog

channels, see page 28.

Allows you to select from several closed caption modes (for programs that are broadcast with closed captioning).

Diagnostics

Menu Color

On

Off

Caption Vision is turned on.

Caption Vision is turned off.

Program Allows you to set additional Caption Vision options.

See

"Programming Caption Vision" on page 33.

Displays information about the currently tuned channel.

For terrestrial digital signals, displays the strength of the signal to help you adjust your antenna to optimize signal reception.

Applies to digital menus only. You camwt set colors for analog menus.

Enables you to select a specific color for the on-screen menus.

Programming Caption Vision

Applies to digital chamu'ls only. To s_'tclosed-caption options for analog channds, s_,cpage 28.

If you selected the Program option under Caption Vision (page 32), you can change the followhrg setthrgs:

Basic

Digital CC

Advanced

Advanced

Settings

Allows you to select basic closed caption options (EIA-608).

CC1, CC2,

CC3, CC4

Displays a printed effects of a program.

version

(Should of the dialog or sound be set to CC1 for most

Text1 ,Text2,

Text3,Text4

programs.)

Displays network/station information presented using either half or the whole screen (if available).

For closed captionhrg, set to CC1.

Allows you to set digital closed captioning to

Basic

(digital EIA-608) or

Advanced

(digital EIA-708): ........

Allows you to select advanced digital (EIA-708) closed caption options.

Select from the available options.

Allows you to make additional settings for digital (EIA-708) closed caption options.

As Broadcast

Small Text

Large Text

Custom::: Xiiowsyoutocustomize

Character Size foiiowingsettingsi

Small, Standard,

Large

Character Style

Character Color

Style 1-7

Color 1-8

Character Opacity

Background Color

Background Opacity

Solid, Translucent

None, Color 1-8

Solid, Translucent

I

i

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Using the Parental Lock Menu

The Parental Lock Menu allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels.

To access the Parental Lock Menu, follow these steps:

To Display

To Highlight_

ToSelect

Use 0-9 buttons on the remote control to enter a four digit password.

To change settings, press I!, tH, _. Press _ to confirm the selection.

To exit the Menu, press EXIT.

Parental Lock

The Parental Lock option in the Parental Control Menu allows you to set

(When available)

up the TV to block digital programs that contain digital ratings.

_Yd_The setting isonly availableif digital ratings have been downloaded by your TV

and ratings have been set for U.S,A, in the Parental Control Menu(see page 25).

Advanced

Ratings

Off

Custom...

Clear All

Turn Parental Lock off. No programs that contain downloadable ratings are blocked from viewing.

Select to block programs based on downloadable ratings.

Select to clear the entire downloadable rating system.

This action will delete the current Digital Rating menu and the menu Will no

longer be availableunti! the TV istuned t0a channe!that containsdownloadable

[atings

_/a To block

analog programs, please Use

the Parent

option

within the TV%main

ParentalControl Menu on page 23.

Other Information

Troubleshooting

If you have a problem with your TV, try the suggestions below. If the problem persists, see

"Contacting Sony" at the end of this section.

General

I want to reset the TV

[3

Turn on the TV. While holding down the _ button on the

to the factory settings

remote control, press the

POWER

on the TV front panel.

The TV will turn itself off, then back on again. Release the button.

The TV is dirty

I lost the parental

control

There

password

is a black

on the screen

box

[3

Clean the TV with a soft dry cloth. Never use strong solvents such as thinner or benzine, which might damage the finish of the cabinet.

vj

In the password screen in the analog Parent Control Menu, enter the following master password:

4357.

After using the master password, you must create a new password.

You cannot use the master to unlock currently blocked channels.

_ You have selected a text option in the Setup menu (page 28) and no text is available.

To turn off this feature, select Off in the

Caption Vision option.

If you were trying to select closed captioning, select CC1-4 instead of Text1-4.

_ Press the POWERbutton on your remote control or on the TV front panel.

If the problem persists, see "Contacting Sony" on page 37.

There was a blackout

or power outage, and

now the TV won't turn on and the timer LED

is flashing

I can't connect the

DVD player using

component video outputs (YPBPR)

rj

You must set up your DVD player before you can connect it using component player instructions.

video outputs and set it up, referring

Then, connect it to the TV again following instructions on page 7.

(YP_PR). Disconnect to the DVD manual for the DVD the

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Remote Control

I cannot operate the remote control

I cannot change channels with the remote control

I lost the remote control

[3

Check the orientation of the batteries.

[3

Batteries could be weak. Replace them (page 2).

[3 Move the TV three to four feet away from fluorescent lights.

[3

Make sure you have not inadvertently switched your TV from the channel 3 or 4 setting if you are using another device to change channels.

[3

You can use the front panel controls to access your menus, change channels, adjust the volume, or change video inputs

(page 2). Contact your nearest Sony Dealer to order a replacement.

To find out the nearest dealer, please call our Sony

Direct Accessory and Part Center at 1-800-488-7669 (U.S.

residents only).

Video

No picture, no sound

Poor or no picture, good sound

No color

Snow on the screen

Dotted lines or stripes

Double images or ghosts

Bars appear at the top and bottom of the screen

[3

Make sure the power cord is plugged in.

[3 If a red light flashes on the front of your TV for more than a few minutes, disconnect and reconnect the power cord. If the problem continues, call your local service center.

[3 Check the TV/VIDEO setting. When watching TV, set it to TV; when watching video equipment, set it to VIDEO 1, 2, 3 or 4.

[3 Make sure you have inserted the batteries correctly into the remote control (page 2).

[3 Try another channel to rule out station trouble.

[3

Adjust the

Picture

setting in the Video Menu (page 21).

[3

Adjust the

Brightness

setting in the Video Menu (page 21).

[3 Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 6).

[3

Adjust the

Color

setting in the Video Menu (page 21).

[3 Check the Cable setting in the Channel Setup Menu (page 22).

[3 Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 6).

[3 Make sure the channel selected is currently broadcasthrg.

[3

Adjust the antenna.

[3

Move the TV away from other electronic equipment.

Some electronic equipment creates electrical noise, which can interfere with TV reception.

[3

Check your outdoor antenna or call your cable service.

[3

Some wide-screen programs are filmed in aspect ratios that are greater than 16:9, such as 2.3, :1. (This is especially common with theatrical releases).

Your TV will show these programs with bars at the top and bottom of the screen. For more details, check the documentation your program provider).

that came with your DVD (or contact

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Cannot cycle through

[3

Be sure the

Video Label

option is not set to

Skip

(see page 28).

the other video

equipment connected to the TV

Screen Mode feature

does not function

VIDEO 3 input

problems

Audio

[3

Screen Mode is available only for digital 16:9 programming in digital tuning mode. See page 17 for details.

[3 VIDEO 3 inputs accept only 480i signal formats.

Be sure the comrected device is not set to output a format 480p or higher.

Good picture, no

sound

...........................

Low or no audio

(TV and cable

box)

Channels

[3

Press M_v_so that Muting disappears from the screen. Your TV may be set to

Auto SAP in the MTS option within the Setup

Menu.

press

VOL+

t0 adjust your TVIs volume.

.....................

[3

Some cable boxes have volume level controls.

Check and see if your cable box remote has a volume control.

B

I cannot receive

higher number

[3

Make sure

Cable

is set to Off in the Channel Setup Menu

(page 22).

channels (UHF) when [3

Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not

presently

in

using

an antenna memory (page 13).

Cable

stations

don't

seem to work

I have no digital

channels

[3 Make sure Cable is set to On in the Channel Setup Menu

(page 22).

[3 Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not presently in memory (page 13).

[3

You may not have any digital channels available.

Try running the Auto Program feature to search for digital channels (see page 31). If there are none available, press the _ button to switch to analog mode.

Contacting Sony

Before calling our Customer Information Services Center or visiting our website, r_,set the TV to factory settings (see page 13). Please have your TV serial number read_: The number is located on the rear of your TV and on the front cover of this manual.

Our Customer Information Services Center phone number is 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (US residents only) or 1-877-899

SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).

Our wf, bsite is http://www.sony.com/TV support.

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Specifications

For all models (except as noted)

Television

.................

system

Channol coverage

NTSC American TV Standard

ATSC !8VSB torrestrial) ATSC compliant 8VSB

Terrestria!

!analog !.........................................

Cable TV (ana!o, _)

Terrestrial (digital)

17125

2-69

75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF

FD Trinitron ° tube

Antenna

Picture tube

Pc,_,?_erreq_!!rements

...................................................

Supplied accessories 2 Size AA batteries

1 Remote Control RM-YD006

Inputs

Optional accessories

1 video, 1 audio (front)

1 video, 1 audio (rear)

1 S VIDEO

1 RF

1 ATSC

1 YPBPR (480i only) 1 audio

TV Stand: SU-27FS2 for KD-27FS170, SU-32FS2 for KD-32FS170,

SU-36FS2 for KD-36FS170

KD-27FS170

Screen sizo Visiblo screen size,: 685.8 mm (27 inchos) nn, astm_d diagonally

...................................................................................................................

measured diagonally .........................................................................................................

Speake!: °utput ....

Power consumption

5w X 2

130 W

Less than 1 W in standby

.........................................................................................................

Dimensions (W/H/D) 768 x 590 x 497 mm (30 1/4x 23

1/4 X

19 _/s inches)

Mass ...............................

kg (98 lbs! ..........................................................................................................................

KD-32FS170

Screen sizo

Spe, ouq?ut.....

Power consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Mass

Visiblo screon size,: 803 mm (32 inchos) moasured diagonally

Actual screen size: 863.6 nun (34 inches) measured diagonally

160 W x2

Less than 1 W in standby

.............................................................

898 x 696 x 576 mm (35 3/s x 27 3£ x 22 5/s inches)

KD-36FS170

Screen sizo

Speake}: °utput

Power

........................

consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Mass

Visible screen size,: 911 mm (36 inches) measured diagonally

Actual screen size: 965.2 nun (38 inches) measured diagonally

X 2

160 W

Less than 1 W in standby

............................................................................................................................

985 x 776 x 633 mm (38 ?/4 x 30 */2 x 24 7/s inches)

98 kg (215.5 lbs)

Desigrl arid specifications

are subject to charlge without notice.

Index

0-9 buttons 14

16:9 Enhanced 28

A

B

Alternate Audio 16

Alternate Video 16

Auto Program 13, 22, 31

Brightness 21

C

Cable, setting 22

Caption Vision 28, 32, 33

Channel Fix 22

Channel Label 23

Channel Mode, switching 29

Channel Show/Hide 23

ClearEdge VM 21 closed caption modes (see Caption Vision)

Color Temperature 21

Color, setting 21

Connections

Cable and antenna 6

Connecting a Camcorder 12

DVD Player using Component Video 7

DVD Player using Composite Video 7

TV and Cable Box 9

TV and Satellite Receiver 10

TV and VCR 8

TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver using

Component Video 11

Current Time 27

D

Diagnostics 32

Digital Menu 29

Digital Menus, exiting 30

Digital Menus, navigating 30

I

Favorite Channels 16, 22

Features 1

Front Panel 2

G

H

GUIDE button 15

Horizontal Expand (Screen Mode) 17

Info Banner 28

L

Label Analog Channels

Label Channels 31

Label Digital Channels

Language 28

22, 23

31

M

Menu Color 32

Menus

Channel 22

Clock/Timers 27

Digital Channels 31

Digital Features 29

Digital Setup 32

Parental Control 23

Parental Lock 34

Setup 28

Video 21

Mode

Movie 21

Pro 21

Standard 21

Vivid 21

MTS

Auto SAP 28

Mono 28

Stereo 28

Parental Control 24

Picture 21

Program Guide 15

Rear Panel 5

Remote Control described 3

Inserting batteries 2

T

Screen Mode 17, 32, 37

Setting the Rating

English Rating 26

French Rating 26

Movie Rating 25

TV Rating 25

U.S.A. Rating 26

Unrated 26

Sharpness 21

Show/Hide Channels 31

Skip 37

SLEEP 4

Specifications 38

Tilt Correction 28

Timer I and Timer 2 27

Troubleshooting 35

Vertical Expand (Screen Mode) 17

Video Label 28, 37

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Sony Corporation http://www.sony.net

Printed in U.S.A.

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