Sony KD-32FS130, KD-36FS130 Owner's manual

Sony KD-32FS130, KD-36FS130 Owner's manual

SONY_

FD Trinitron

WEGA

Operating Instructions

2-591-502-21(1)

KD-32FS130

KD-36FS130

© 2005 by Sony Corporation

WARNING

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

TV to rain or moisture.

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presence of uninsulated

This symbol is intended within tlle product's

"dangerous voltage" to alert the user to the enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude shock to persons.

to constitute a risk of electric

This symbol is intended presence of important to alert the user to tile operating and maintenance

(servicing) instructions accompanying 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 NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in partic ulat3 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 widel than the other for safety purposes and will fit into the power outlet only one vva}_ If you am unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, contact your dealelx

If any liquid or solid ohject falls into the TV, unplug it and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it furthelx

CAUTION

When using

TV

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

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

Continuously watching the same imprinted channel can cause tile imprint of station logos onto the TV screen.

These types of imprints are not covered by your warranty beca use they are the results of misuse.

_1

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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You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.

NOTIFICATION

This equipment has been tesh'd and found to con_lv the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part with

15 of file F(C Rules.

These

limits are designed to provide reasonable residential protection installation.

against harmful interference

This equipment generates, in a uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance harmful interference with with the instructions, radio may communicati_ons.

cause

Howeveb there is no guarantee particular interference installation.

that interference

If this equipment will not occur in a does cause harmful to radio or television reception, which can be determined encouraged by turning tile equipment t_'_try to correct of the following measures: off and on, the user is the interference by one or more

[_

[_

Reorient or wlocate the wceiving antennas.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receivel_

[_

[_

Connect the equipmeT_t into an outlet OFt a circuit diff_,rt,nt from that to which the receiver is com_ected.

Consult the dealer or art experienced mdio/TV technician for help.

Protecting the TV

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To pr_'v_'nt int_,rnal h_,at huild-up, do not hh)ck thv 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 clisplay of televiMon closed captioning in accordance with § 15.119

of the FCC rules.

Use of this television for other than private viewing of programs broadcast companies on UHF or VHI = or transmitted for the use of the general public may by cable require authorization fi:om tie broadcaster-cab e company and/or program

Owner's Record

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

Note

This television also includes a QAM demodulator which should allow you to receive unscrambled television programming via subscription programming provider.

digital cable service to a cable service provider.

programming

Availability of digital in your area depends cable television on tile type of and signal provided by your cable service

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

For your protection, please read these instructions completely, and keep this manual for future reference.

Ca refulb,_ observe and comply with all warnings, cautions and insffuctions placed on ihe set, or describedin the operating instructions or service manual.

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 the serial/model plate.

If you on are not l_ supplied to your home, consult your dealer or lo_al power company.

For those sets designed to operate from battery power; ref_r to the operating

Grounding or Polarization

instructions.

This set may be ec uipped with a polarized al}ernatlng current line plug

(a plug having one blade wider than other).

This plug will fit into the power outle_ only one wa_ This is a safety feature.

If x,ou are _{nable to insert the plug hilly into the outlet, tt?' reversing the plug.

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

Do not def_at the saf_ty 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 feath_e.

If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact vour electrician to have a suitable

Outlet installed.

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug.

Overloading

Do not overload wall cords or c,,)nvevdei'_ce receptacles beyond their capacit); since this can resu t in fire

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4,_ _

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_:. _ or electric shock.

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 possibility hazard.

of an internal malfunction that could against create the a fire

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

Lightning may strike while you are holding the cable or cor& ca using serious injury.

T, rn off your TV and wait for the weather to improve.

Object and Liquid Entry

Never push objects 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.

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Attachments

Do not use attachli/ents not r_?comnlended

by the mamffacturer, h_lzards.

as they may cause

Do not place any objects especially heavv objects, on top of the set. The object may" fall from the set, causing injur}c

Cleaning

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

c_aners.

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

If a snapping is continuous or popping or frequent sound while from a TV set the TV is operating, unplug the TV and consult your dealer or service technician.

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

particularly snapping when being or

Installation

Ahvavs use two or more people to lift or move the set. The set is heavv and the bottohl surface is flat. Serious in urv can result froi_ trying to move the set by yourself alone, or'from unsteady handling.

Install tl_e set on a stable, level surface.

Water and Moisture

Do not use powerqine operated sets near water -for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basem_,nt, or netlr a swimming pool, etc.

Accessories

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

The '<,t may fall, causing serious injury to a child or an adult, and serious damage to the set. Use only a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer for the specific model of TV. Any mounting'of follow the manufacturer's insh:uctions, mounting accesson _recommended appliance and cart combination the product and should sho uld use a by the manufacturer.

should be moved

An with care.

Quick stops, excessive force, avid uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.

Ventilation

The slots and openings bottom are provided in the cabinet for necessary and in the back ventilation.

or

To ensure reliable operation overheatin_ these of the set, and slots and to protect it from or_enir'lc, s n-ltl_t never be blocked or covered.

• with a cloth or other materials,

Never cover the slots and openings _'_P_

• Never block

the slots and openings

by placing the set on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface.

Never place the set in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation provided.

is

• Do not place the set near or over

a

radiator or heat register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight.

Power-Cord Protection

Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord, ancf do not place the set *;here the power cord is subject to wear or abuse.

Antennas

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 powf,r lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or cilx-uits.

WHEN ]NSTALLING AN OUTD£K)R ANTENNA

SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP

FROM CONTACTING

CIRCUITS AS CONTA(T

SUCH

WITH

POWER

THEM

LINES OR

IS ALMOST

INVARIABLY FATAL.

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 (ode in Canada provides information mast and supporting to an antenna discharge with respect to proper grounding sb:ucture, grounding of the lead-in of the wire unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna disdlarge electrodes, and requirements unit, connectk)n to grounding for the grounding electrode.

Antenna Grounding According to the NEC

Antenna Grounding

Code, ANSI/NFPA

According

70.

to the National Electrical

jN_

LEAD

IN

ANTENNA

DISCHARGE

{NEC SECTION

UNIT

810-20)

CODE

GROUNDING

GROUND

(NEC SECTION

CLAMPS

CONDUCTORS

810-21}

£LECTRODE

ERVIOE GROUNDING

SYSTEM

{NEC A RTICLE 250, PART H} NEC.

NATIONAL

Lightning

ELECTRIC

For added protection for this television rect'iver during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna.

This will prevent damage to the receiver due to lightning and power-line surges.

Service

Damage Requiring Service

Unplug the set from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the folh)wing 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 rain or water.

to

If the set has been subject excessive dropped, shock or the by being

cabinet

has to been damaged.

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_

If the set does not operate normally when following the operating

instructions.

Adjust only those controls that are specified in the operating

instructions.

Improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often rectuire extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the set to normal operation.

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

Servicing

Do not attempt to service the set yourself since opening the cabinet mav expose you to dangerous voltage or other_hazards.

T(efer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

Replacement Parts

When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician certifies in writing that he has used replacement

_arts specified by the manufacturer nave the same characteristics as the that original parts.

Unauthorized substitutions may result in fit:e, electric shock, or other hazards.

Safety Check

Upon completion of any service or repairs to the set, ask the service

(echnician

to perform routine safer v checks (as specified manufacturer) to determine that by the the set is in safe operating condition, and to so certify.

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

Ask a qualified technician to dispose ot the set.

service

Trademarks and Copyrights

As an ENERGY STAR® Partne]_ Sony

Coiporation has dvtvrmin_,d that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energ} efficiency.

ENERGY

STAR® is a U.S. registered mark.

SRS

(_ SRS and th*, (e)® symbol a,:*. trad ......... ksof

D D 1-'_ Mamffactu

Do]by

D | G | T A

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andthedouble-Dsymbolaretrademarksof

Dolby Laboratories.

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Manufactured under license from BBE Sound,

Inc. Li.......... d bv BBE Sound, I.........

dvr USf'

4638258, 5510752 and 5736897.

BBE and BBE symbol are registered

Sound, Inc.

trademarks of BBE

WEGA, FD Trinitron and Steady Sound arc registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.

Contents

Introduction

Introducing the FD Trinitron WEGA

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

7

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

8

Batteries for the Remote Control ................... 8

Front Panel Menu Controls ............................ 8

Using the Remote Control

Remote Control Description ........................... 9

Programming the Remote Control ................

Using your TV Remote Control with Other

Equipment ................................................

13

Connecting Your TV

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

15

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

16

Connecting Additional Equipment ............. 17

Setting Up the TV

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

27

Using the Digital Features

Overview.

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

29

Tuning to a Digital Channel ......................... 29

Using the Digital Program Guide ................ 30

Using the Screen Mode Feature ................... 32

Using Digital Favorite Channels .................. 33

Using the Analog Menus

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

35

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

35

Using the Remote Control to

Navigate the On-Screen

Analog Menus .........................................

37

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

38

Using the Audio Menu ................................

39

Using the Channel Setup Menu ................. 41

Using the Parental Control Menu .............. 43

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

44

United States:

Selecting Custom Rating Options .... 46

Canada:

Selecting Custom Rating Options .... 48

Using the Timer Menu .................................

49

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

50

Using the Digital Features Menu ............... 51

Using the Digital Menus

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

53

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

53

Using the Remote Control to

Navigate the On-Screen

Digital Menus ..........................................

54

Displaying Digital Menus ............................

54

Using the Digital Channels Menu ............... 55

Using the Digital Setup Menu .................... 57

Other Information

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

59

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

63

Index .......................................................

65

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 and clear-QAM) programming.

Digital programming is available via terrestrial signals (over-the-air) or unscrambled cable signals provided by your cable company.

(Contact your cable provider for details of digital cable programming availability and restrictions.)

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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 Y PBPRInputs -- Provides component video inputs for superior picture quality

(480i only).

BBE -- Gives sound more impact by using audio technology to compensate for phase effects in speakers.

_1 SRS -- Produces a dynamic three-dimensional sound for stereo programs.

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Parental Control (V-Chip) --

Helps parents monitor what their children watch on TV by establishing rating limits.

_1 ClearEdge VM -- Sharpens picture definition to give objects a crisp, clean edge.

_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.

Universal Remote Control -- Operates your connected cable box, VCR, digital satellite receiver, DVD player, or DVD/VCR combination unit.

Energy Star ®-- 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 AN 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, stereo system, or camcorder.

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

Batteries for the Remote Control

Insert two AA (R6) batteries (supplied) into the remote control using the following illustration as a guide.

/_ under n0rmal €onditionsl batteries Will last up to six monthsl If the remote control does not Operate proPedY, the battedes might be wom out.

2% If you Will nOt be Usingthe remote Control for an extended period of timel remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage.

Front Panel Menu Controls

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

_1 Press tile

MENU

button to display the on-screen menu.

_1 Use the h and _ buttons on the front Audio/Video panel instead of your remote control.

Use the -}- button on the front Audio/Video panel to navigate through the menus, then select an item. The front panel controls also allow you to change your channels

(-CHANNEL+),adjust the volume (-VOLUME+),and change video inputs

(TV/VIDEO).

_ To navigatethe menusWith youi remote €ontroi seepages37 and 54J

Using the Remote Control

Remote Control Description

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VOL CH

GUIDE

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ENU

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Button

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MUTING

Description

Press to turn off the sound.

Pross again or pn, ss VOL+ to restore sound.

[]

SYSTEM

OFF

Press to turn off the equipment remote control.

See "Programming programmed the Remote into the

Control" on page 11. This button does not work with

DVD/VCR combo units, and may not work with older

Sony equipment.

[]

[]

TV/VCR/DVD

JUMP

Press to change the VHF/UHF output of the VCR (or

DVD/VCR combination unit). If you have a non-Sony

VCR or DVD, you will need to program the remote control to recognize your VCR or DVD. For details, see

"Programming the Remote Control" on page 11.

P;>ss to jump back and forti£ between the ct{;n, nt ....

channel and the last channel that you selected.

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

[] SLEEP 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 autonraticall_: Cancel by

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

un!il Sleep Off appears.

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

[]

EXIT

[]

PICTURE

MODE

[]

[]

SCREEN

MODE

ANALOG

/DIGITAL

[]

RESET

Press to exit menus and other on-screen displays.

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 38 for details.

_

Press to toggle among the Screen Mode options.

For details on using Screen Mode, see page 32. Also available in the Digital Setup menu (see page 57).

Use with 0-9 and ENTER buttons to select digital channels (for example, 2.1). For details on sel_cting digital channels, se_ page 20.

Press to switch between analog and digital tuning modes.

Press to return to factory settings while in an on-screen nrenu.

Press (+) or (-) to adjust the volume.

[] VOL

(volume)

[]

CODE SET

Press to F_r°gram, _v°ur remote control to operate connected video equipment.

See "Programming

Remote Control" on page 11.

the

Indicates feature available only in digital tuning mode.

9

Button

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[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

POWER

buttons

FUNCTION buttons

VCR/DVD

(operating)

|| and

TV/VIDEO

TV/SAT

_

(to record)

Description

Press to turn on and off the TV and othor audio/video equipment you have programmed into the remote control.

For instructions, see "Programming the

Remote Control" on page 11.

Press to select the equipment (VCR/DVD,

SAT/

CABLE, TV) that you want to operate with the remote control.

The indicator (LED) lights up momentarily when pressed to show which device the remote control is operating.

Press to operate your VCR or DVD. The VCR or DVD must be programmed into the remote control.

For instructions, see "Programming the Remote Control" on page 11.

Press the • button and the _ button at the same time to record programs with your VCR. The remote control must be programmed before you can record.

Rewind.

Fast-forward.

Pla_

Stop.

Pause.

Press again to resume normal playback.

Press to cycle through available video inputs.

Press to switch between the TV and SAT (satellite) inputs when in SAT FUNCTION mode.

DISPLAY

FAVORITES

(_)-(_)

ENTER

GUIDE and

Press for a direct _,]ection of Effect settings (Simulated,

SRS, Off) when the remote is in TV FUNCTION mode.

See "Using the Audio Menu" on page 39 for details.

Press once to display the current time (if set) and the program status such as channel numbel, Channel

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

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

Press to display the analog or digital Favorite Channels list, depending on the current tuning mode (analog or digital).

Press to chango channels.

The channelchanges two seconds.

after

_ Press to display the digital program guide.

For details, see page 30.

_

(,(@),}

'_ZZ_ _

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

Press the center button to select an option.

(If no menu or display is shown, pressing the center button displays the Favorite Channels list.)

MENU

Press to display and exit the analog_ menu.

For details,s see page 35. (To display the digital menu, see page 54.)

CH (channel)

_ _ the current tuning mode (analog or digital). To scan rapidly through the channels, press and hold down the

CH+ or CH- button.

Indicates feature available only in digital tuning mode.

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if yOU lose Your remote controll see page 60.

Programming the Remote Control

If you have video equipment other than Sony brand (or if you have a Sony DVD/VCR combination unit) that you w_lt to control with the TV's remote control, use the following procedure to program the remote control.

1

Check the list of "Manufacturer's Codes" on page 12 and find the three-digit code number for the manufacturer of your component.

If more than one code number is listed, use the number listed first.

O0DES_T

2

Press CD.

_

3

VCR/DVD S_T/CABLE

The CD and CD

CODES_T

FUNCTION button flash when you press CZD.

Press v_ or S_LE FUNCTION button program with the remote control.

to indicate the type of component you want to

'2%

You mUsi dO step 4, Within 10 SeConds Of Step 31 Or you must redo Steps 2 and 3.

4

Use the (_)-(_) buttons to enter the three-digit manufacturer's code number.

5

Press ESR.

6

To check if the code number works, aim the TV's remote control at the component and press the green POWERbutton

(VCR/DVD, SAT/CABLE) that corresponds with that component.

If it responds, you are done. If not try using another code listed for that manufacturer.

/':_ if you have problems programming section on page 60.

your remote Control, see the remote control troubleshooting

11

Manufacturer's

VCRs

Manufacturer

Codes

Code

Phiico

Philips

30S 30_

DVD Players

308, 30% 3111

Manufacturer

308.................................................

Sony

308, 309,306 Hitachi

Sony

Admil:al

(M. Ward)

Aiwa

.....

Audio Dynamic

.........

Bmks°nic

Canon

Citizen

301,3{12,303 RCA/PROSCAN 304,305,308,309,

311,312,313,310,

329

338, 3;4'4 .......

Realistic 309, 330, 328_ 335, ....

324, 338

314, 337 .............................................

Sansui 314

3!9( 3!7

Samsung

309, 308

332

Sanvo .......

330, 335

312,313,321,335,

323, 324, 325,326 Craig 302, 332

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

Curtis Mathes

315

304, 338, 309

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

Daewoo 341,312, 309

DBX ...................

3i _4,336, 337 ........

Shintom

Signature

(i'_t._Ahrd)

2000

327, 328

315

338, 327

JVC

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

Magnavox

Mitsubishi

...........

Oritron

757

761

759

.........

753

Code

751

758

756

Pioneer

RCA

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

752

755

SamsUng .............................................

Toshiba 754

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

760

.....

Dimensia ....

Emerson

Fisher ......

304 .................

3i6, 3201316, 3i7,

318, 341

330, 335

SV2000

Sylvania

Symphonic

Tashiro

338

Cable Boxes

308, 309, 338, 310 ...................

338 ........................................

Manufacturer

332 ...........

Sony

Code

23O

Go Video

Hi(achi

Instant Replay

JC Penney

JVC

Kenwood

LXI (Sears)

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

Marantz

Marta

Memorex

Minolta

Mitsubishi

/

MGA

Mulfitech

322, 339,340

306, 304, 305)338 .....

Wards ...............

309, 308

309, 305; 304, 330,

314, 336, 337

Technics 309, 3{78

357 328, 335,33i;

332

Yanraha .........................................

331 iVlotorola

Oak

Panasonic

PiTneer

205, 206, 207, 208,

218

227, 228, 229

219, 220, 221

2i]; 214

Scienti?ic

Ai;Lania ?06; 5i0_ 2i] .........

314, 336, 337, 345,

346, 347

314, 336, 332, 337

332,305,330,335,

338

kaserdisc Players

Manufacturer

Sony

Code

Tocom zeni'clq

216, 217

212, 213

701

Satellite

Receivers

704, 710

Manufacturer

Code ....

Sony 80i ......

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

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

308, 309,310

314, 336, 337

332

309, 335

305,304

323, 324, 325,326

DVD/VCR Combination

Units

Manufacturer

Sony

Code

601

Echostar ...............810

GeneralElectric 802

Hitachi 805

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

325, 338, 321 Broksonic

Olympic 309, 308 Panasonic

327

15anasonic ............................................

Toshiba

Pen(ax 305; 304

605

604

609

603

602

Hughes

Mitsubishi

Panasonic

Philips

RCA/PROSCAN

Samsung

Toshiba

804

8(19

803

811

802, 808

812

806, 807

Using your TV Remote Control with Other Equipment

Operating a VCR

Press

VC_DVD

CD

VC_/DVD

CD

ENTER

To

Activate tile remote control to operate tile VCR

(FUNCTION button)

Power on/off the VCR

(VCR/DVD green button)

.......... _

• p!ay video tape

Stop .........

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

(_) or (_).(_), 0 I

........

II................

paus e.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

• and _

Record

(Simultaneously)

Change channels

a video tape

Switch between VCR and TV inputs

Operating a DVD Player

Press To

VCR/DVD

C2D

Activate the remote control to operate the DVD

(FUNCTION button)

ENTER

,:b-Q,0

Power on/off the DVD

(VCR/DVD green button)

Select chapters

_

n

or _

MENU

CD

Search chapters forward or backward

Play DVD

Stop

Pause

Search the picture forward or backward during playback

Display the DVD menu

@ Use the arrow buttons to move the cursor in the menu, and the

Switch between DVD and TV inputs

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Operating a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver

Press To

SAT/CABLE

CE)

Activate the remote control to operate the cable box or satellite receiver

(FUNCTION button)

Power on/off the cable box or satellite receiver

(SAT/CABLE green button)

Change channels _) or @-_), _

(using tuner)

JUMP

O Change back to previous channel o_Y

:_E

MENU

CD

Display channel number (satellite receiver)

Display SAT guide (satellite receiver)

Display SAT menu (satellite receiver)

@

C_

TV/SAT

=

Use the arrow buttons to move the cursor in the menu, and the

Press to switch between the TV and SAT inputs (satellite receiver)

Operating a DVD/VCR Combination

Unit

Press To

Activate the remote control to operate the

DVD/VCR

(FUNCTION button)

Power on/off the DVD/VCR Combination unit

(VCR/DVD green button)

O

MENU

C:D

II

_t_ or _

When the VCR is not playing, this button switches between the

DVD player and VCR's tuner

Display the DVD menu

Play

Stop

Pause

Rewind or fast-forward a video tape (VCR)

Search the picture forward or backward during playback (DVD)

Use the arrow buttons to move the cursor in the menu, and the center button to select an option (DVD)

-

I

@

I_

and •

14

(Simultaneously)

....

E....

®®o1:@-®,0

(usiw- tuner)

-

o

Record (VCR)

Change channels (VCR)

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

VHF/UHF

Jack

[]

[]

VHF/UHF

$ VIDEO

[]

VIDEO/AUDIO

L(MONO), R

[]

Y PBPR/L, R

[] AUDIO OUT

(VAR/FIX)

L(MONO), R

Description

This input connects to your VHF/UHF antenna or cable.

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, so you still must connect the audio cables.

This input connects to 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 Y P_ PR and AUDIO

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

This jack connects to the AUDIO input jacks on your audio equipment.

You can listen to your TV's audio through your stereo system.

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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 VHFonly 75-ohm or coaxial cable

VHF/UHF

or

Cable

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

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

(usually built into newer homes).

B

VHF only 300-ohm lead or twin cable

'IZ'_III!

UHF only

_

or

VHF/UHF

Converter EAC-25 or commercially available converter

(not supplied)

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

._,3 ConveFter EAch25 iS Commercially known as a 300_to€75 Ohm antenna adapter:

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

(usually found in older homes).

df'_ if you aie Connecting to an indoor Or Outdoor antenna, you may need to adjust the Orientation of the antenna for the best reception:

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.

Use the A-B selector to switch between the

A/B

RF Switch

(Rear of

TV)

VHF/UHF

over-the-air signals and the cable signals.

_Ll=h_;_""____'t_1_

Then set the page 41.

Cable

setting in the Channel

'4_,_ For best reSUltsl be Sure t0 use an RFSwitch, as Sh0wn above, instead 0f a Simple Splitter.

Connecting Additional Equipment

Connecting a TV and VCR

Rear of TV

1

2

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 instead of the yellow video cable. S VIDEO does not provide sound, so you still must connect the audio cables.

Usingyour TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR (see "Programming the Remote

Control" on page 11).

VCR/DVD

To activate your remote, press the c:D FUNCTIONbutton to operate your VCR. In order to do this, first program your remote control, then use the Ch_lnel Fix feature to set your TV to ch_lnel 3 or 4 (see page 41).

Press _ repeatedly to switch between VCR input (VIDEO input) and VHF/UHF

(local channels).

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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 cable/ antenna

....

OUT

Rear of TV

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.

Using your TVwith this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your cable box.

To activate your remote, press the SA_:_LE to operate your cable box. Then use _)-(_) buttons or CH+/-buttons to change the channels.

In order to do this, first program your remote control, then use the Channel Fix feature to set your TV to channel 3 or 4 (see page 41).

Connecting a TV, VCR, and Cable Box

._

DIGITAL CABLE BOX USERS: If You are COnnecting a digital cable boX, you will need a Special bi_

directional splitter (5_900 Mhz minimum) that isdesignedto work with your digital cablebox.

Use this connection if you subscribe to a cable system that scrambles some channels (pay channels), but not all of them. This setup allows you to: change channels through your cable box or VCR when you are receiving a scrambled signal change channels through your TV

Rear of TV

4 _ _Audio

_Audio

.

___Video

L (white)

R (red)

(yellow)

I

Cable box

Cable

Splitter r--_

2a ! _

ooT....

OUT

1

Connect the single input jack of the splitter (not supplied) to your incoming cable connection.

2

Using coaxial cables (not supplied), connect the two output jacks of the splitter

(not supplied) to: a) the IN jack on your cable box b) the VHF/UHF jack on the TV

3

Using a coaxial cable (not supplied), connect the OUT jack on your cable box to the IN jack on your VCR.

4

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

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

5

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

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Optional connection

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

Usingyour TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or cable box (see page

"Programming the Remote Control" on page 11).

To activate your remote, press the

VCR/DVD c:3 button to operate your VCR or the

SA_:_LE FUNCTION button to operate your cable box. In order to do this, first program your remote control, then use the Channel Fix feature to set your TV to channel 3 or 4 (see page

41).

Press _ repeatedly to switch between VCR input (VIDEO input), VHF/UHF (local channels or unscrambled), or cable box (cable system or scrambled channels).

Connecting a TV and Satellite Receiver

From

cable/

2

Rear of TV

Satellite receiver

1

antenna

cable

Audio L (white)

Audio R (red)

1

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

2

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

3

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

Usingyour TV with this connection

_1 Program your Sony remote control to operate your satellite receiver (see "Programming the Remote Control" on page 11).

_1 To activate your remote, press the SA_:_LEFUNCTIONbutton to operate your satellite receiver. See page 14 for details on using other functions.

_1 Press _ repeatedly to switch to satellite receiver input (VIDEO input).

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Connecting a TV, VCR, Cable/Antenna, and Satellite Receiver using Composite Video (VIDEO/AUDIO L(MONO), R)

Satellite antenna

cable

From

cable

or _

• antenna_

_J

2

Optional

Splitter

3a

3b

For Viewim

Satellite receiver

Rear of TV

Video (yellow)

Audio L (white)

Audio R (red)

5 For Playback

6

For Viewing

4

5

6

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

Connect the single input jack of the splitter (not supplied) to your incoming cable/antenna

(optional connection to view local channels or broadcast).

Using coaxial cables (not supplied), connect the two output jacks of the splitter

(not supplied) to: a) the IN jack on your satellite receiver b) the VHF/UHF jack on the TV

Using a coaxial cable (not supplied), connect the OUT jack on your satellite receiver to the

VHF/UHF IN on your VCR.

Using audio/video

AUDIO/VIDEO cables (not supplied),

IN on your TV.

connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

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

Usingyour TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or satellite receiver (see

"Programming the Remote Control" on page 11).

To activate your remote, press the

VCR/DVD c:D button to operate your VCR or the

SA_LE FUNCTION button to operate your satellite receiver.

Press _ repeatedly to switch between VCR input (VIDEO input), VHF/UHF

(local channels or unscrambled), or your cable box (cable system or scrambled channels).

Connecting a TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver using

Component Video (Y PB PR)

From

cable/

antenna

4

Rear of TV

Video (yellow)_ _

Audio L(white) _ I_f_

Audio R(red) %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 Y P_ PR OUT on your satellite receiver to Y PB PR IN on your TV.

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

Usingyour TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or satellite receiver (see

"Programming the Remote Control" on page 11).

Turn on your VCR to enable your satellite receiver to work with this connection.

VCR/DVD

To activate your remote, press the c:D FUNCTIONbutton to operate your VCR or the

SA_4_LE FUNCTION button to operate your satellite receiver.

Press _ repeatedly to switch between VCR input (VIDEO input), VHF/UHF

(local channels or unscrambled), or your cable box (cable system or scrambled channels).

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

Using audio/video to AUDIO/VIDEO cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO

IN on your TV.

OUT on your DVD player

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

_l

Optional

connection

Audio L (white)

Video (yellow)

Optional connection

For better picture quality, use S VIDEO 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 (Y PB PRR L)

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

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

1

Make sure your DVD player is set up (see page 59). Using component video cables (not supplied), connect Y P_ PR OUT on your DVD player to Y PB PR IN on your TV.

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

_3 The Y P_ PRoutputs on your DVD player are sometimes labeled Y, CB, and CR

OF Y,

B÷Y,and R,Y: If so, connect the cables to like colors.

Usingyour TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your DVD (see "Programming the Remote

Control" on page 11).

To activate your remote, press the

VCR/DVD c:D button to operate your DVD.

CI Press _ repeatedly to switch to the DVD player's input (VIDEO input).

Connecting an Audio System

1

.S_

If you are connecting a Home Theater, please refer to your Home Theater manual foF additional connections.

2

3

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO OUT on your TV to one of the unused line inputs (e.g. TV, AUX, TAPE2) on your stereo.

Set the Speaker option to Off. For more instructions, see "Using the Audio Menu" on page 39-40.

After you connect the audio system, you can control the volume level from your TV or audio system.

To control the volume from the TV, use the front panel controls or the VOL+/-buttons on the remote.

To control the volume through the connected audio system, open the Audio Out option on the Audio menu and select Fixed. For more instructions, see "Using the

Audio Menu" on page 39-40.

Rear of TV

AUDIO-L (white)

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.

Front A/V Panel

I

A/V output

V

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_

SVlDEO

1

_Audio

R (red)

Audio

L (white)

Video

(yellow)

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Connecting for Video Tape Editing (VCRand Camcorder)

Camcorder

(for playback)

Rear of TV

lb

or

A/V output la

VCR (for playback)

o_

IN

_/_ ideo

(yellow)

Audio r (white)

Audio R (red)

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

If you are connecting a VCR, use audio/video

AUDIO/VIDEO cables (not supplied)

OUT on your first VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO to connect

IN on your second VCR

(option la).

If you are connecting a camcorder, use audio/video

AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your camcorder cables (not supplied) to AUDIO/VIDEO to connect

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.

Usingyour TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR (see "Programming the Remote

Control" on page 11).

VCR/DVD

To activate your remote, press the c:D FUNCTIONbutton to operate your VCR. See page 13 for details on using other functions.

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 Programi wait until the process is complete to avoid missing some channels that are available, To re;program receivable Channels, run Auto Program again as described on page 4,2

(analog channels) and page 55 (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 CH-button to exit.

'S'_ The Initial setup screenappearseachtime you turn On the TV until you perform Auto Program.

3

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.

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 42.

For digital channels, see page 55.

To add digital channels

Use the Digital Channels/Add feature, as described on page 55.

To reset the TV 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.

RESET

4

Release C:D.

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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.

Topic

Tuning to a Digital Channel

Using the Digital Program Guide

Using the Screen Mode Feature

Using Digital Favorite Channels

Page

29

30

32

33

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 _ld 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 51).

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.

ENTER

2

Press @-®, O, press @-® again, and then C)

ENTER

For example, to select subchannel 21.13, press @[email protected][email protected]+®, and then press

O"

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Using the Digital Program Guide

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

Z_ The digital program guide cannot be displayed when: the _ is in anai0g tuning mode, _hen 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 41).

To display the digital program guide:

ANALOG

1

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

/_

You can als0 See the Current tuning mode and switch between analog and digital tuning modes Using the Channel Mode menu option (see page 51).

2

Press c(_E.The digital program guide appears, with the currently selected program showing in the background.

Program title and

description,

time

remaining, information,

closedcaption

availability, format,

resolution,

aspect ratio

Selectable channel

Channel number, call

letters, Auto

SAP (if available

/_

Program information in the gUide is provided bY,he broadcasters. AS a reSUlt,it may Sometimes include only th e _hannel number, without a program title or description, ...........................................................

Scroll through the channel list

Select the currently displayed channel and exit the guide

Display additional options

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

Exit the Guide (without changing channels)

Press _ or

Press CXD.

Press _. See "Using Additional Digital Program

Guide Options" on page 31.

EXIT

Press CD

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

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.

Option

Alternate Video

(when available)

Alternate Audio

(when available)

Description

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).

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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).

_ The screen Mode OPtionis availableOniyfor digital 16:9 programming.

Before using the Screen Mode feature

ANALOG

_1 If the TV is in analog tuning mode, press the _L button to switch to digital tuning mode.

Example Description

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.

SCREE_

Zoom

enlarges the picture uniformly.

Some clipping may occur.

Zoom

Horizontal Expand stretches the picture horizontally.

Some clipping n_ay occur.

Horizontal Expand

Vertical Expand stretches the picture vertically.

Some clipping may occur.

Vertical Expand

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 55), or by using the Add to Favorites feature in the Favorite Channels list, as described below.

To use Digital Favorite Channels

1

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

2

Press the F_ button.

The Favorite Channels list appears.

3

Press _ or _" to highlight the channel you want to watch.

To add the current channel to the list of Favorite Channels, highlight Add to Favorites and press CD.

To change your Favorite Channels list, highlight Edit Favorites and press CD.

4

Press C_ to select the channel you want to watch.

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Using the Analog Menus

Overview

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

Topic

Menu Descriptions

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

Using the Video Menu

Using the Audio Menu

Using the Channel Setup Menu

Page

35

37

38

39

41

Topic

Using the Parental Control Menu

Using the Timer Menu

Using the Setup Menu

Using the Digital Features Menu

Menu Descriptions

Analog Menu Description

Video

Menu

Adjust your picture settings.

For details, see page 38.

Page

43

49

50

51

Audio Menu

Change your audio settings.

For details, see page 39.

Channel Setup Menu

(AJIalog chamIels

oJdy): Customize channel settings.

For details, see page 41.

your

35

Analog Menu Description

Parental Control Menu

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

For details, see page 43.

Timer Menu

Set the clock on your TV and program scheduled viewing using Timer I and Timer

2 (timers work with analog chamIels oJdy).

For details, see page 49.

Setup Menu

(AHalog chamIels oJdy): Select analog closed captioning options (Caption Vision), display the name of the current program and its remaining time (Info Banner), label video inputs, select menu language,, enhance

DVD picture resolution (16:9 Enhanced), and adjust tilt correction.

For details, see page 50.

Digital Features Menu

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

For details, see page 51.

Using the Remote Control to

Navigate the On-Screen Analog Menus

To navigate the on-screen analog menus, use the arrow buttons (4, _, <>, _>)to move the cursor. Pressing these arrows moves the cursor in the corresponding direction.

Press the center button (CD) to select an option.

[ ANALOG

J D_GITAL GUIDE ic_ ........

O

RESETi_MENU i VOL CH

Move

@

Select

Displaying Analog Menus

To

display analog menus

1

Press (_ to display the on-screen analog menu.

2

Use the <#or q>buttons to highlight the desired menu icon. Press C_ to select it.

3

Use the ff or 4} buttons to scroll up and down through the features.

4

Follow the instructions on the screen.

5

Press (_ to exit the menu.

!':J

Press .....

Once to display the On:screen menu and press again to return to normal Viewing If no buttons are pressed; the menu closes automatically after about 90 seconds.

To exit the analog menus

[3 Press (_ (or (_).

To display the digital menus

[3 See "Displaying Digital Menus" on page 54.

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Using the Video Menu

To access the Video menu. use the following steps:

To Display To Select

Press _ to highlight an option, then press CE)

Mode

Cush_mizcd picture viewing

Use the _ or _ buttons press C3D to select it.

Vivid:

Standard:

Movie:

Pro:

to highlight

Select for enhanced one of the following picture contrast

Select for a standard picture.

Select for a finely detailed picture.

Select for natural picture and sharpness.

options, and sharpness.

then

Press []

Picture

Brightness

Color

Hue

Sharpness

Color Temp.

White tint adjustment

ClearEdge

VM

on the remote control to directly select picture modes (Vivid, Standard, Movie, Pro).

Press _ to decrease the contrast.

Press €> to increase the contrast.

Press _ to darken the picture.

Press €, to brighten the picture.

Press _ to decrease color saturation.

Press €_ to increase color saturation.

Press _ to increase the red tones. Press €_ to increase the green tones.

Press _ to soften the picture.

Press €_ to sharpen the p_cture.

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

Warm:

Neutral:

Gives white colors a red tint.

Gives white colors a neutral tint.

Cool:

Gives white colors a blue tint.

Sharpens picture definition to give objects a crisp, clean edge. Use the or _' buttons to highlight: High, Low, or Off, then press C3D to select it.

Using the Audio Menu

To access the Audio menu. use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight _ To Select

MENU

Press _ to highlight an option, then press C_.

Treble

Bass

Balance

Press _ to decrease the higher pitched sounds. Press _ to increase the higher pitched sounds.

Press _ to decrease the lower pitched sounds.

Press q>to increase the lower pitched sounds.

Press _ to emphasize the left speaker. Press _ to emphasize the right speaker.

Steady Sound Use the _) or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then

Stabilizes volume

press CXDto select it.

On:

Off:

Select to stabilize the volume

Select to turn Steady Sound off.

when changing channels.

Effect

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

SRS:

Produces a dynamic three-dimensional

Off:

Simulated:

programs.

Normal stereo or mono reception.

sound for stereo

Simulates theater-quality sound for mono programs.

w SAT® .

press CZD tod_rectyseect i .

Effectsettlngs(S!muated, SRS, Off)

MTS

Multi-ChanrIel

TV Sound

(Disabled )br digital cham_els.)

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press

CE) to select it.

Stereo:

Mono:

Auto SAP:

Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo.

Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.

Select to have the TV automatically switch to a Second

Audio Program (SAP) when a signal is received.

d":_ If Y0ui TV is set to Auto SAP, SOme programs may be muted Or distorted.

If youi TV does not Output

sound, changeyour Audio MTSsetting to Stereoor Mono.

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Speaker

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press

Custom selection

CE) to select it.

of audio output

On:

Select to listen to the sound from the TV speakers with or

source

Off:

without a separate stereo system.

Select to turn off the TV speakers and listen to the TV's sound only through external audio system speakers.

Audio Out

Use the _ or @ buttons to highlight one of the following options, then

Use to control

press (2D to select it.

theTV's w_lume

Variable:

Adjust the volume through your TV.

through a stereo

Fixed:

Adjust the volume through a connected stereo.

_ You carl only set Audio out settings When you have set Speaker to QfL

Using the Channel Setup Menu

To access the Channel Setup menu.

use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight [_ To Select

MEN(_ I_ I_

Press @ to highlight an option, then press CE).

Favorite

Channels

Quick access

to analog )_Tw_rife

channels

Applies to analeg chmmels only. To set up faverite digital chmmels, see page 55.

To set up your analog Favorite Channels list:

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

2 Use the _ or @ buttons to find the channel you want to add to your favorite channels.

3 Press CE3 to select the channel.

The TV will automatically change to the selected channel and assign ]t to the selected position (1-5).

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

Cable

To use your analog Favorite Channels list:

1 Press the FA_S button while ]n analog tuning mode.

2 Press

'0" or _" to move the cursor to the desired channel number and press C_D.

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press

CXb to select it.

On:

Off:

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

Select if you are using a TV antenna.

.S_

After changing the Cable setting the first time, yoU Will need to run Auto Program For analog channels, see page 42. For digital channels, see page 55.

Channel

Fix

Net available

when i_Idigital tuning mode.

Use the _ or 4_ buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press CD 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.

/_

You cannot UseFavoriteChannels,Cablelchannel Show/HidelOrchannel Labelwhen channel Fixis set.

41

Auto Program

Applies to analog channels only. To Auto Program digital chamIels, see pag_ 55.

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

" s a_ 56.

Channel

Show/Hide

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

1 Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight the position of the desired channel, then press CE).

2

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight

Shown

or Hidden, then press CXD.

3

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

_'_ PressCH

+ or CH' tO

Skipover channelsthat havebeen hiddenl You can Stillusethe @L(_ buttons to directly tune to hidden ChannelS.

Channel

Label

Label up to 40 chamIels with their call letters

Applies to aJIalog chmmels oJdy. To label digital chamIels, see page 56.

1

Press CD, then use the ff or _" buttons until you reach the desired channel number.

2

Press CX9 to activate the channel.

3

Press _" to highlight Label, then press CD. Use the _ or _" buttons to display the first call letter or number of the label. Press CE9 to select.

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

4

When finished, press CD to activate.

5

Press <_to return to the Channel Setup menu or press C_) to exit.

Using the Parental Control Menu

To access the Parental Control menu.

use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight L'_ To Select

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

'S'_ Parental Control 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.

S'_ Keep this manual in a safe placel You need youi passwoid for any future access to the Parental

Control menu.

If you forget your password; see page 59.

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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, press exp.

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 _ or _ to highlight the desired rating and press CE).

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 tile _ or _" buttons to highlight

Change

Password

and press C_.

2

Follow steps 1 and 2 for "Using the Parental Control Menu" on page 43.

Select a Country

Select U.S.A. to use US ratings (see pages 46-47) or select Canada to use Canadian ratings (see page 48). 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 _" to highlight

Country,

then press ¢X9.

2

Use the _ or _" to highlight the desired country and press C_.

Information for Parents

To view a program that exceedsthe TV rating

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

_Y!-'_Enteringyour pasiwOrdto view a blocked progiam Will temporarily turn lock to Off, Toreactivate your L0ck settings,turn the TV off then back on; the TV will return to the settings that you have

selected.

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 46 for (U.S. models) and page 48 for

(Canadian models).

_

once you have blocked a rating or Content, all higher ratings

Or

content Will be

automaticallyblocked.

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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 48.)

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

S

V

Fantasy violence

Suggestive dialogue

Strong language

Sexual situations

Vi0ience

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

TV-14

TV-MA

_Y!'_ The content ratings will inciease depending on the level of the age+based ratingi For example, a

program with a TWPGV (Violence)rating may contain moderate violence,while a TV-14V (Violence)

rating

may Containintense violence.

Unrated

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

Allow

Block

Allows all unrated programs

Blocks all unrated programs

_#/-'_if You Choose to block unrated Tv progiamsi please be aware that the following programs may be blocked: emergency broadcasts, political programs, pro, news, public service announcements, religious programs, and weather:

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Canada: Selecting Custom Rating Options

For C_lada, 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 programming

French Rating

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

Rating

G

8 ans+

13 ans+

16 ans+

Defined as

General

Not recommended for younger children

Not recommended for children under age 13

Not recommended for ages under 16

18 ans+ This program is restricted to adults

U.S.A. Rating

For programs from the United States, see "TV Rating" on page 46.

Using the Timer Q Menu

To access the Timer menu.

use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight

_

To Select

Timer 1

Timer 2

Scheduled viewing

_

Timer j_mctioJIs apply to aJIalog chamIels oJdy. You cannot set the Timer jbr

digital chammls.

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

The timer duration is a n_axin_um of six hours.

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

1

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight Timer I or Timer 2, then press

GEl.

2

Use the _ or ¢ buttons to enter the desired day, start time, duration, and channel, then press CED.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 C_) to exit the menu.

Select off t0 turn Off the Timer Youi previ0us settings will

be SaVedi

Current Time

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

Time menu:

1

Use the _ or _ buttons to enter the correct day and time, then press

CD.

2

Press (_ to exit the menu.

Y'_ You must Setthe cUrrent Time before you can useTimer 1 0rTimer 2

_dL3When yoU perform Auto Pr0gram;Timer 1 and TimeF2 settings Will be cleared. Alsol in the even{of any lossof 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

To Highlight _

To Select

Press _ to highlight an option, then

Caption

Vision

Closed-

Captioning

Info Banner

Video Label

Label connected

equipmelIt

Language

16:9

Enhanced

Tilt

Correction

Applies to analog chamIels only. To set closed-captioJI optioJIs j_r digital chamIels,

See

p a,_ 57.

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

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press

CEDto select it.

Off:

CC1, 2, 3, 4:

Caption Vision is not activated.

Displays printed dialog

Text1, 2, 3, 4: Displays network/station and sound effects of a program.

information.

Displays the name of the current program and its remaining time (if available) when you change the channel or press the DISPLAYbutton.

Use the or _' buttons to highlight On or Off. Then press C_.

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

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

1

Press the _ or _" buttons to highlight the input you want to label and press CZD.

2 Press the _ or _" buttol_s to highlight a label and press C_.

3 Press <_to return to the Setup menu or press C_ to exit.

rd_ If youselectSkip,yourTVSkipsthisinputwhenyoupresstheTV/VIDEObutton.

Display all menus in the language of your choice.

Use the _ or _" buttons to select from one of the following options:

English,

Espa£ml (Spanish) and Fransais (French).

Then press C_D.

Available oJdy wheJI the TV is displaying aJI exterJIaI iHput, such as a DVD player.

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

Use the _ or _" buttons to set the tilt of the picture from -5 to +5, then press

c_

to activate.

Using the Digital

Features []

Menu

To access the Digital Features menu.

use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight

[]

To Select

Press @ to highlight an option, then press CD.

Digital Menu

Provides access to the Digital Channels and Digital Setup options.

For details, see "Using the Digital Menus on page, 3.

Channel

Mode

Enables you to switch between

Analog

Digital

Selects analog

Selects digital analog and digital tuning tuning mode.

tuning mode.

modes.

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

_,Z_

Press the (_L

Channel Mode.

button On the remote c0ntr0!

to directly switch to analog or digita!

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Using the Digital Menus

Overview

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

Topic

Menu Descriptions

Using the Remote Control to Navigate the On-Screen Digital

Menus

Displaying Digital Menus

Using the Digital Channels Menu

Using the Digital Setup Menu

Page

53

54

54

55

57

Menu Descriptions

Digital Menu Description

Digital

Channels Menu

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

For details, see page 55.

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 57.

53

Using the Remote Control to

Navigate the On-Screen Digital Menus

To navigate the on-screen digital menus, use the arrow buttons (4, _, <_, _>)to move the cursor. Pressing these arrows moves the cursor in the corresponding direction.

Press the center button (C_) to select an option.

RF_SETi_MENU

J i(cD)

_

VOL OH

o

Move

Select

Displaying Digital Menus

To display the digital menus

1

Press _ to display the analog menu.

2

Press _>to highlight the Digital Features menu icon [] see "Using the Digital Features Menu" on page 51.)

3

Press @ to highlight

Digital Menu

and then press _.

and then press CZD. (For details,

/:)

If the TV is in analog tuning mode, it will switch to digital tuning mode when displaying the digital menus.

To exit the digital menus

r3 Press

_x_,_

To display the analog menu directly from within any digital menu

Press

MENU

Using the Digital Channels Menu

To use the Digital Channels menu, use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight _ _ To Select

Press _ to highlight an option, then press CE).

Favorite

Channels

Digital

Channels

Auto

Program

Applies to digital channels only. To set up analog channels, see page 41.

To set up digital channels in a Favorite Channels list:

1 Use the (_-(_), (_) and _ assign to the Favorite

Favorite Channel.

buttons to enter the channel number

Channel that you want to number.

Press CiD to select that channel as a

2

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

3 To clear a Favorite Channel, press _ or _ to highlight the channel you want to

RESET clear.

Press CE2) and then press CD.

To use the digital Favorite Channels list, see page 33.

!_¥OU

Canalsoadd FavoriteChannelsdi;ectlYto t,e FavOriteChannelsiist, as

described on page 33,

....

Applies to digital channels only.

Add

Select to add digital channels.

Applies to digital channels only. To Auto Program analog channels, see page 42.

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

__s ;Uto Pr0grammay iake 50 minutes ol more to comP!ete:A Prog;essbai display _heapproximateprogressof the Auto Programand Digita! Channe!s/Add sequences.

55

Show/Hide

Channels

Label

Channels

Applies to digital channels only. To Show/Hide

analog

channels,

see p ,_e

Allows you to show or hide channels that appear when you use the

CH+/buttons to channel surf. Channels that are set to Hidden do not appear on the

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

1 Press _ or @ to highlight the channel that you want to show or hide.

To move between the Major and Digital subchannel lists, press <= or q>.

2 To change a channel's setting to Shown or Itidden, press C_-

3 To show or hide more channels, repeat steps i and 2.

L_ Channels that you set to Hidden can be accessed only with the _)-(_) buttons.

Applies to digital channels

only. To label analog

chmmels, see pag_ 42.

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

1 Press _ or _ to scroll through the channel numbers.

Then press C_ to select the channel number that you want to assign a label.

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

GiD to select the highlighted character.

3 Repeat to add characters to the label.

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

5 Press <_ to return to the Channel Setup menu, or press cDEX_T

Using the Digital

Setup R

Menu

To use the I_gital Setup menu, use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight

_

To Select

Press _ to highlight an option, then press CXD.

Screen Mode

Appli_'s oJdy to digital chamwls that have 16:9 or widcscrcrJl asprct ratio. You

camlot us__Scw_'n Modrfi_r analog channds.

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 32.

./_ in s0me casesl Wide:screen programs will be Shown in aspect ratios that iequire

the

see

display of barsat the top and bottom of your 16!9 screen:Formore detai!s!

page 61.

Caption Vision

Appli_'s to digital charInds only. T_ s_'t close'd-caption optbns for analog

charmels, see page 50.

Diagnostics

Menu Color

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

On

Caption Vision is turned on.

Off

Caption Vision is turned off.

Program

Allows you to set additional Caption Vision options.

See

"Programming Caption Vision" on page 58.

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.

Appli_'s to digital merms only. You cannot set colors tbr analog menus.

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

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Programming Caption Vision

Applies to digital chamIels only. To set closed-captioJI options )_r analog channels, _ee pnge 50.

If you selected the Program option under Caption Vision (page 57), you can change the following settings:

Basic

Advanced

Digital CC

Advanced

Settings

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

cci; cc2;

Display;a printea ;er onof theaiaiogor so na

CC3, CC4

effects of a program.

(Should be set to CC1 for most programs.)

Text1 ,Text2,

Text3,Text4

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

For closed captioning, set to CC1.

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

Select from the available options.

Allows you to set digital closed captioning to

Basic

(digital EIA-608) or

Advanced

(digital EIA-708).

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

As Broadcast

Small Text

Large Text custom ...

Ailows you to custon_ize

Character Size

the following settings: ..........

Small, Standard, Large

Character Style

Character Color

Style 1-7

Color 1-8

Character Opacity

Edge Color

Edge Type

Background

Background

Color

Opacity

Window Color

Window Opacity

Solid, Translucent

Color 1-8

None, Raised,

Depressed, Outline,

Left shadow,

Right shadow

None, Color 1-8

Solid, Translucent

None, Color 1-8

Solid, Translucent

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

Problem Possible Remedies

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

RESET

I want to reset the TV

[3

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

to the factory

settings

remote control, press the

POWER

button 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 password

[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.

[3

In the password screen, 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.

There is a black box

on the screen

[3 You have selected a text option in the Setup menu (page 50) 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.

There was a blackout [3 Press the POWERbutton on your remote control or on the TV

or power outage, and

front panel.

If the problem persists, see "Contacting Sony" on

now the TV won't turn

on and the timer LED

page 62.

is flashing

The digital cable box [3

If you are connecting a VCR and digital cable box using a

does not work

splitter, as described on page 19, you must use a special bidirectional splitter (5-900 Mhz minimum) that is designed to work with your digital cable box.

I can't connect the

DVD player using

component video

outputs (Y PB PR)

[3

You must set up your DVD player before you can connect it using component video outputs (Y PB

PR).

Disconnect the DVD player and set it up, referring to the DVD manual for instructions.

Then, connect it to the TV again following the instructions on page 24.

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Remote Control

Problem Possible Remedies

I cannot operate the

vj

Press TV (FUNCTION) when operating

remote control

ru

Check the orientation of the batteries.

your TV.

Batteries could be weak. Replace them (page 8).

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

I cannot change

channels with the remote control

_ Make sure you have not inadvertently the channel change

3 or 4 setting if you are using another channels.

switched your TV from device to

If you are using another device to control channels, be sure that you have pressed the FUNCTIONbutton for that device.

For example, if yv_C_DvDOU channels, be sure to press the czD FUNCTION

I lost the remote control

vu

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

(page 8). 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).

Programming The Remote Control

Problem

More than one code is listed

I entered the wrong code number

Possible Remedies

ru

Try entering them one by one until you come to the correct code for your component.

_

If you enter a new code number, the code number you previously entered at that setting is erased. To reenter the correct code number you must reprogram the remote control.

_ Use the component's own remote control.

I cannot operate a

component with the remote control

When I changed the batteries, the code numbers changed

back to the factory

settings

rj

Reprogram the remote control.

Video

Problem Possible Remedies

No picture, no sound

Poor or no picture, good sound

No color

Snow on the screen

Dotted lines or stripes

Cannot cycle through

the other video equipment connected to the TV

Screen Mode feature

does not function

[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 8).

[3 Try another channel to rule out station trouble.

[3

Adjust the

Picture

setting in the Video menu (page 38).

[3

Adjust the

Brightness

setting in the Video menu (page 38).

[3 Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 16).

[3

Adjust the

Color

setting in the Video menu (page 38).

[3 Check the Cable setting in the Channel Setup menu (page 41).

[3 Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 16).

[3 Make sure the channel selected is currently broadcasting.

[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.

Double images or ghosts

Bars appear at the

top and bottom of the

screen

[3

Some wide-screen programs are filmed in aspect ratios that are greater than 16:9, such as 2.35:1. (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 that came with your DVD (or contact your program provider).

[3 Be sure the Video Label option is not set to Skip (see page 50).

[3

Screen Mode is available digital tuning only for digital 16:9 programming mode. See page 32 for details.

in

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Audio

Problem

Good picture, no sound

Low or no audio

(TV and cable box)

Possible Remedies

_ Press =_ so that Muting disappears from the screen. Check your Audio settings.

Your TV may be set to Auto SAP in the

MTS feature (page 39).

Make sure the Speaker option is set to On in the Audio menu.

_1 Press VOL+ to adjust your TV's volume.

rj

Some cable boxes have volume level controls.

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

Channels

Problem Possible Remedies

I cannot receive higher number

rj

Make sure

Cable

is set to Off in the Channel Setup menu

(page 41).

channels

(UHF) when _1 Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not presently in using an antenna memory (page 27).

Cable stations don't

seem to work

I have no digital channels

_ Make sure Cable is set to On in the Channel Setup menu

(page 41).

_1 Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not presently in memory (page 27).

_

You may not have any digital channels available.

Try running the Auto Program feature to search for digital cl_0a_mels (see page 55). If there are none available, press the _L button to switch to analog mode.

Contacting Sony

Before calling our Customer Information Services Center, reset the TV to factory settings (see page 27). 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 Ser,'ices Center phone number is 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (US residents only) or 1-877-899

SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).

Specifications

For all models (except as noted)

Television system NTSC

ATSC (8VSB terrestrial)

QAM on cable

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

Channel coverage T_,rrestrial (analog)

American TV Standard

ATSC compliant 8VSB

ANSI/SCTE 07 2000

!D!!,'s _iot i,iclud;

2-69

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

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

Antenna

Picture tube

Power requirements

Supplied accessories

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

Inputs/outputs

Optional accessories

Terrestr!al

(d!g!ta!)

C abl° TV (digita!)

2-69 .........................................................................................

1-!35

75-ohnr external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF

....

FD Trinitron ® tube

120V, 60 Hz

Size AA (R6) batteries (2)

Romote Control RNI-YD001 !! )....................................

Inputs 1 video, ] audio (front) Outputs

2 video, 2 audio

1 S VIDEO

(rear) 1 AUDIO OUT

1 RF

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

TV Stand: SU-32FS2 for KD-32FS130, i

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

SU-36FS2 for KD-36FS!30

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

KD-32FS130

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

Speaker output

Power consunrption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Mass

Visible screen sire< 803 mm (32 inches) measured diagonally

Actua 1screen size: 863.6 mm (34 inches) measured diagonally

10 W x 2

185 W

Less than 1 W in standby

898 x 696 x 576 mm (35 3/_ x 27 3/_x 22 5/a inches)

74 kg (163.2 lbs)

KD-36FS130

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

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

screen size: 965:2 ran] !38 !nch°s!

measured d!agonal!y

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

Speak_,r output ........................

Power consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

! 0 W x 2

185 W

Less than 1 W in standby

985 x 776 x 633 mm (38 3/4 x 30 _/2x 24 7/s inches)

Mass 103.2 kg (227.5 lbs )

Design ctnd spec!fications ctre subject to charlge without

notice.

63

Index

0-9 buttons 29

16:9 Enhanced 50

A

add digital channels 55

Alternate Audio 31

Alternate Video 31

Audio Out 40

Auto Program 27, 42, 55

Auto SAP 39

B

C

Balance 39

Bass 39

Batteries, inserting in remote 8

Brightness 38

Cable, setting 41

Caption Vision 50, 57, 58

Channel Fix 41

Channel Label 42

Channel Mode, switching 51

Channel Show/Hide 42

ClearEdge VM 38 closed caption modes (see Caption Vision)

Color Temperature 38

Color, setting 38 colors, menus 57

Connections

Cable and antenna 16

Cable Box and Cable 19

Connecting a Camcorder 25

Connecting an Audio System 25

DVD Player using Component Video 24

DVD Player using Composite Video 24

TV and Cable Box 18

TV and Satellite Receiver 21

TV and VCR 17

TV, VCR and Cable Box 19

TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver using

Component Video 23

TV, VCR, Cable/Antenna, and Satellite

Receiver using Composite Video 22

Current Time 49

Diagnostics 57

Digital Features Menu 51

Digital Menu 51

Digital Menus, exiting 54

Digital Menus, navigating 54

Digital Setup Menu 57

Favorite Channels 33, 41

Features 7

Front Panel 8

G

GUIDE button 30

H

Horizontal Expand (Screen Mode) 32

I

Info Banner 50

L

M

Label Analog Channels 41, 42

Label Channels 56

Label Digital Channels 56

Language 50

Manufacturer's Codes 12

Menu Color 57

Menus

Audio 39

Channel 41

Digital Channels 55

Digital Features 51

Digital Setup 57

Parent 43

Setup 50

Timer 49

Video 38

Mode

Movie 38

Pro 38

Standard 38

Vivid 38

MTS 39

Auto SAP 39

Mono 39

Stereo 39 p

Parental Control 44

Picture 38

Program Guide 30

Programming the Remote Control 60

65

R

Rear Panel 15

Remote Control described 9-10

Inserting batteries 8

Programming 11

Troubleshooting 60

V

Screen Mode 32, 57, 61

Setting the Rating

English Rating 48

French Rating 48

Movie Rating 46

TV Rating 46

U.S.A. Rating 48

Unrated 47

Sharpness 38

Show/Hide Channels 56 signal strength, adjusting 57

Skip 61

SLEEP 9

Speaker 40

Specifications 63

SRS 39

Steady Sound 39

Tilt Correction 50

Timer i and Timer 2 49

Treble 39

Troubleshooting 59

Vertical Expand (Screen Mode) 32

Video Label 50, 61

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Sony Corporation http://www.sony.net

Printed in U.S,A,

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