Sony KV-24FV300 Owner's manual

Sony KV-24FV300 Owner's manual

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Operating Instructions

®

4-086-343-22

KV-20FV300

KV-24FV300

© 2002 by Sony Corporation

WARNING

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

TV to rain or moisture.

d_

presence of uninsulated

This symbol is intended within the 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

d_

presence of important

This symbol is intended

(servicing) instructions accompanying operating and maintenance to alert the user to the 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 particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

_1

_1

_1

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 your dealer.

If any liquid or solid object falls into the TV, unplug 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 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 imprinted the same channel can cause the imprint of station logos onto the TV screen.

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

at

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 FCC Rules.

These limits are designed reasonable protection against harmful to provide interference residential installation.

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

However, there is no guarantee particular interference installation.

that interference

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

_1 Reorient or relocate the receiving antennas.

_1 Increase receiver.

the separation between the equipment and

_1 Cormect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

_1 Consult for help.

the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician

Protecting the TV

_1

_1

To prevent 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 captioning in accordance

§ 15.119

of the FCC rules.

with display of television closed

Use of this television for other than private viewing of programs broadcast on UHF or VHF or transmitted by cable companies for the use of the general public may require authorization program owner.

from the broadcaster-cable 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

ENERGY STAR ® is a registered mark.

As an ENERGYSTAR Partner,Sony has determined that this product or_product model meets the ENERGYSTAR_guidelines

for energy efficiency.

Licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under USP 4638258.4482866.

BBE and BBE symbol are trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc.

WOW and the (

)® symbol are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc.

WOW technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc

Important Safeguards

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

Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, and instructions placed on the set, or described operating instructions or service manual.

cautions in the

WARNING

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

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 serial/model plate.

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

For those sets esigned to operate from battery power, refer to the operating instructions.

Grounding or Polarization

-/_),_,_-_

This set is equipped with a polarized AC power cord plug

(a plug having one blade wider than the other), or with a three-wire grounding for grounding).

type plug (a plug having a third pin

Refer to the following instructions:

For the set with a polarized AC power cord plug

This plug will fit into the power 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, contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed.

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug by forcing it in.

Alternate Warning

For the set with a three-wire grounding type AC plug

This plug will only fit into a

This is a safety feature.

If you are grounding-type power outlet.

the outlet, contact your electrician have a suitable outlet installed.

to

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug.

Overloading

Do not

__]]_ outlets, extension

_ _ convenience receptacles beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire or electric shock.

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

When the set is left 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 cord, causing serious injury.

Turn 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 they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.

Never spill liquid of any kind on the set.

Attachments

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_

Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer, they may cause hazards.

Do not place any objects, especially heavy objects, on top of the set. The object may fall from the set, causing injury.

Cleaning

as

Unplug the set from the wall outlet before cleaning or polishing 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 from a

TV set is continuous or trequent while the TV is operating, unplug the TV and consult your dealer or service technician.

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

particularly when being

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 from trying to move the set by yourself alone, or from unsteady handling.

Install the set on a stable, level surface.

Water and Moisture

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

Accessories

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

The set 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 should follow the manufacturer's instructions, of theproduct andshould use a mounting manufacturer.

accessory

An appliance recommended by the and cart combination should be moved with care.

Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces overturn.

may cause the appliance and cart combination to

Ventilation

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

reliable operation of the set, and to protect

To ensure it from overheating, these slots and openings blocked or covered.

must never be

Never cover

the slots

and openings

• with

a cloth or other materials.

Never block the slots and openings by placing the set on a bed, sofa,

rug or other similar

surface.

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__p

___

Never

place the set in a confined

space,

such as a bookcase

or built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation is provided.

Do not place the set near or over a radiator or heat register, or where it is

Power-Cord Protection

/

_ _,_.

_

Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord, and do not place the set where the power cord is subject to wear or abuse.

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Grounding or Polarization

__

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

(a plug

_-_ having one blade wider than other).

This plug will fit into the power 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, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet.

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.

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

WHEN INSTALLING

CIRCUITS

INVARIABLY

AS CONTACT

FATAL.

AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA

SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP

FROM CONTACTING SUCH 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 in USA and Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical

Code (NEC)

Code in

Canada provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding connection the grounding conductors, to grounding electrode.

location of antenna discharge electrodes, and requirements unit, for

Antenna Grounding According to the NEC

Antenna Grounding

Code, ANSI/NFPA

According

70.

to the National Electrical

ANTENNA

LEAD IN

WIRE

J

/

GROUND

CLAMP

ANTENNA

DISCHARGE

INEC SECTION

UNIT

810-201

GROUNDING CONDUCTORS

INEC SECTION 810-21

POWER SERVICE

ELECTRODE

(NEC ARTICLE

GROUNDING

SYSTEM

250, PART H) NEC - NATIONAL

Ughtning

ELECTRIC CODE

For added protection for this television receiver 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 following conditions:

When the power cord or plug is damaged

or frayed.

If liquid

has been

spilled into

the set or objects

have fallen into the product.

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.

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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 require

extensive work by 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 the 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 parts are required, be sure the service technician certifies in writing that he has used replacement manufacturer parts specified by the that have the same characteristics as the 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 erform routine safety checks (as specified y the manufacturer) to determine that the set is in safe operating condition, and to so certify.

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

service technician to dispose

Ask a qualified of the set.

Contents

Introduction

Introducing the FD Trinitron WEGA ®Features .................................................

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

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

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

Connecting

Your TV

TV

Rear Panel ..........................................................................................................

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

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

Using the Remote

Control

and Basic Functions

Using the Remote Control ...................................................................................

Setting Up the TV Automatically .......................................................................

Quick Start to the Menus .....................................................................................

Using the Menus

To Access a Menu ..................................................................................................

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

Picture Controls Menu .........................................................................................

Using the Audio --__- Menu ................................................................................

Options Menu ........................................................................................................

Using the Channel Setup [_ Menu ..................................................................

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

Using the Parental Control _ Menu ..............................................................

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

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

Other Information

Programming

Troubleshooting

Specifications the Remote Control .....................................................................

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

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Index

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35

37

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Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony FD Trinitron WEGA ®. Before you begin using this manual, please check the model number located on the rear of your TV or on the front cover of this manual.

Introducing the FD Trinitron

WEGA ®Features

Some of the features you will enjoy include:

FD Trinitron FLATCRT -- Technologically advanced tube delivers a picture with uncompromising accuracy and outstanding image detail.

V, Ps, P_Inputs -- A component video input connection for a superior picture quality.

WOW -Provides a dramatic presence with a full, deep bass sound.

When WOW is enabled, BBE is directly activated to further enhance the audio program.

Parental Control (V-Chip)-- A tool to help parents monitor what their children watch on

TV by establishing rating limits.

Favorite Channel --

Instant access to your favorite channels with the touch of a button.

XD$ Banner -- A new convenient feature that displays the name and the remaining time of the current program viewed, if available.

Universal Remote Control --

Program your remote control to operate your connected cable box, VCR, digital satellite receiver, or DVD player.

Energ V Star ®-- Meets the Energy Star guidelines for energy efficiency.

Direct MTS -- Allows direct access to your Multi-Channel TV Sound: Stereo, Mono, or

Auto SAP (Second Audio Program), with the touch of a button.

Trilingual Menus -- Choose between English, French, or Spanish menus.

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

Front A/V Inputs -- A quick connection for video games, camcorders, stereo/mono equipment, or headphones.

Auto Mute -- A friendly feature designed to automatically mute your TV when no signal is received.

Operating Instructions

Batteries for the Remote Control

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

2

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 you're connected, follow the instructions and use the remote control to access the on-screen menus.

Front Panel Menu Controls

I_ooo.°., h o,_0-'-

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

Press M(_uto display the on-screen menu.

Use the (_) and (_) buttons on the front

Audio/Video panel instead of the 4) and _, buttons on the remote control.

Use the (_) button on the front Audio/Video panel instead of the <_, _>, and cD buttons on the remote control.

Press M(_uagain when the setting or adjustment is complete.

Connecting

Your TV

Read this section before setting up your TV for the first time. This section covers basic connections in addition to any optional equipment you may be connecting.

TV Rear Panel

1

VIDEO IN

3

VHF/UHF

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-S VIDEO

I

I

OUT

AUDIO

AUDIO

-R

Jack

[]

S VIDEO

[] VHF/UHF

[] VIDEO/

AUDIO (IJR)

[]

Y, PB, PR/

L, R

[] AUDIO OUT

(VAR/FIX)

L(MONO)/R

Description

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; the audio cables must still be connected.

Connects to your VHF/UHF antenna or cable.

Connects to the AUDIO and VIDEO output jacks on your VCR or other video equipment.

A second 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.

Connects to the component video Y,

PB,

PR to AUDIO L and R output jacks on your DVD player or Digital Set-top box.

Connects to the AUDIO L and R input jacks on your audio or video equipment.

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

3

Operating Instructions

Basic Connections

TV with indoor or outdoor antenna, or CATV cable

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

A

VHF only 75-ohm or coaxial cable

VHF/UHF or

Cable

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

B

VHF only or

UHF only or

VHF/UHF

300-ohm twin lead cable

Antenna connector_

Converter (EAC-25)

(not supplied)

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

C VHF and

UHF

75-ohm coaxial cable

300-ohm twin

lead cable

4

Connecting Your TV

Connecting Additional Equipment

TV and VCR

Rear of TV

_FI

1

_

AUDIO

vfj ....o,.

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VCR

OUT

S VIDEO AUDIO R AUDIO L VIDEO cable/antenna

From

_/_

--_ Audio R

(red)

Optional

connection

1

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

VCR.

2

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 and VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

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Operating Instructions

TV and Cable Box

From cable

Cable Box

Coaxial

Cable

VIDEO IN

Rear of TV

L PB_ _ L

[email protected]@ @[email protected]_

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 the TV.

6

Connecting Your TV i_

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TV, VCR, and Cable Box

3

VCR

Rear of TV

VIDEO IN

OUT

VHF_HF Vl S VIDEO

dD,O,_

II

....

__ _=__

2

Cable Box_

T

Optional connection

From cable

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 IN jack on your VCR.

3

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 and VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

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Operating Instructions

TV and Satellite Receiver

From cable/ antenna

Rear of TV

Satellite Receiver

VHF/UHF

OUT

.F_ 'I_ _ _o.,o

cable

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 and VIDEO OUT on your satellite receiver to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.

8

Connecting Your TV

TV, Satellite Receiver, and VCR

Satellite antenna cable

D

Satellite Receiver

VHF/UHF

4

_J__

From cable/ Rear of TV

anten ai

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_

Video (yellow)

3

_

_

Audio R (red)

Audio L(white) _

5

1

Connect the 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 cable (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 and VIDEO OUT on your satellite receiver to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your VCR.

5

Using Audio/Video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your VCR to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.

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Operating Instructions

Connecting a DVD Player

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

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player'

VIDEOIN

_

=__-sv,oEo

_ _ -------- Video (yellow)

(red)

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Optional connection

If your DVD player is equipped with component video outputs (Y,

PB, PR), you can optimize the picture quality by using component video cables.

Rear of TV

VIDEO IN OUT

_UDIO

2

UNE OUT

Rear of DVD Player

S V1DEOOIIT I GOUFONENTV1DEOOIIT _ITAL_

1_ _n

Y

_Y _Y

_ fi _ ........

PB(blue)

,'V

white)

VHF/UHF Vl

_

_ _ _ ......

Audio L (white)

_ -AudioR(red)

1

Using component video cables (not supplied), connect the Y,

PB,

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.

Connecting Your TV

connecting a Camcorder

Using Audio/Vide° cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO and VIDEO oUT on your camcorder to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV.

Front A/V Panel

A/V output connecting Headphones

Connect the headphones to the ,_, jack on the front of your TV. Headphone jack is STEREO.

Front A/V panel

....

11

Using.the Remote Control and Basic

Functions

buttons on the remote control and how This section shows you how to use the more advanced to use the on-screen menus.

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Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions

Using the Remote Control

[]

MUTING

[]

SYSTEM OFF

[]

TV/VCR

[]

PICTURE MODE

[]

SLEEP

[]

JUMP

[] @

[]

RESET

[],VOL

(vo!ume)

[]

CODE SET

[]

POWER

[]

FUNCTION

[]

VCR/DVD

(operating)

[]

TV/VIDEO

[]

DISPLAY

[]

MTS/SAP

[] (g)-(g)

and

ENTER

[]

GUIDE

[] _

Instantly turns off the sound.

Press again or press _ to restore the sound.

Powers off all Sony equipment at once (may not work with older equipment).

Press when you are finished using a VCR and you want to switch to the TV Antenna input.

Your VCR power will remain on.

Cycles through the available Video Mode settings.

Turns the TV off automatically in approximately 15, 30, 45, 60 or 90 minutes.

Cancel by pressing until SLEEP OFF appears.

Press to jump back and forth between two channels.

The TV alternates between current channel and the last channel that was selected.

Press for a direct selection of Effect settings (Simulated, WOW, SRS,

Off) (see page 20).

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

press when y°u want !o adjust the v°!ume

_

Use to program your remote control to operate connected video equipment (see page 32).

Press when you want to turn connected equipment on or off.

Press when you want to control connected equipment with your remote control.

Operates VCR or DVD.

Use when you want to operate connected

VCR or DVD with your remote control.

Cycles through available video inputs.

Press once to show current time (if set) and channel number.

Press again to turn DISPLAY off.

Cycles through the Multi-channel TV Sound (MTS) options: Stereo,

Mono, and Auto SAP (Second Audio Program).

Change the channels directly.

Press @-_ buttons to select a channel, then press ENTER.

Brings up the custom guide of your satellite receiver.

Moves the cursor in the on-screen menus.

Press the arrow buttons to move the cursor.

Press the center button to select or access an option.

[]

MENU

[]

CH (channel)

Displays the on-screen menu.

Press again to exit the menu at any time.

Press when you want to change channels.

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Operating Instructions

Setting Up the TV Automatically

After you have finished connecting your TV, you can perform Auto Program to set up your channels.

POWER

1

Press _ to turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen appears.

CH

2

Press (_) on the remote control or on the TV front panel to perform Auto Program, or press (_) to exit.

To perform Auto Program again

1

MENU

Press CZ)"

2

Press €, to highlight Channel Setup ( [_ ).

3

Press _ to highlight Cable. Press cz) to select.

4

Press {} or _ to select On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press c_.

5

Press _ to highlight Auto Program.

Press cD to search for channels.

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Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions

Quick Start to the Menus

The following settings are available in your on-screen menus:

Menu Allows you to

Make adjustments to your picture settings.

Change your audio settings.

Customize your channel settings.

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Operating Instructions

Menu

Allows you to

Set rating limits on your TV based on a program's rating or content.

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

Timer 2.

Select captioning options, label video inputs, adjust tilt correction, select menu languages, or run a demo of the menus.

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Using th

Menus

This section shows the options available for setting up and adjusting your TV.

To Access a Menu

1

Press _2_u to display the on-screen menu.

2

Use the _ or _ buttons to highlight the desired menu, then press c2D.

3

Use the 4) or _, buttons to highlight the desired option, then press c2D.

4

Press cx9 to complete the adjustment or follow the instructions that will appear on your screen to activate the desired option.

5

Press _2_U to exit the menu.

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Using the Menus

Using the Video _]

Menu

Mode

Customized picture viewing

Vivid: Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness.

Movie: Select for a finely detailed picture.

Sports:

Select for a bright picture.

Standard: Select for a standard picture.

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Operating Instructions

Picture Controls Menu

Picture

Controls

Color Temp.

White color tint adjustment

VM

Velocity

Modulation

With the Picture Controls menu open:

Picture:

Press <>to decrease the contrast.

Press €, to increase contrast.

Brightness:

Press <>to darken the picture.

Press €, to brighten the picture.

Color:

Press <>to decrease color saturation.

Press €, to increase color saturation.

Hue:

Press <>to increase the red tones. Press €, to increase the green tones.

Sharpness:

Press <>to soften the picture.

Press => to sharpen the picture.

Use the {} or _ button to select from one of the following options:

Cool: Gives the white colors a blue tint.

Neutral: Gives the white colors a neutral tint.

Warm: Gives the white colors a red tint.

Sharpens picture definition to give objects a sharp, clean edge. Use the

1} or _ button to select from one of the following options:

Off, High, Low.

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Using the Menus

Using the Audio Menu

Treble

Bass

Balance

Steady

Sound

Stabilizes volume

Effect

Press <_ to decrease the higher pitched sound.

Press _> to increase the higher pitched sound.

Press <_ to decrease the lower pitched sound.

Press _ to increase the lower pitched sound.

Press <_ to emphasize the left speaker.

Press _> to emphasize the right speaker.

Press 4) or _, to select one of the following options:

On: Select to stabilize the volume when changing channels.

Off: Select to turn Steady Sound off.

Press 4) or _, to select one of the following options:

Simulated"

Simulates stereo quality sound for mono programs.

WOW: Provides a dramatic presence with a full, deep bass sound.

When

WOW is enabled, BBE is directly activated to further enhance the audio program.

SNS: Produces a dynamic three dimensional sound for stereo audio signals.

Off: Normal stereo or mono reception.

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Operating Instructions

Options Menu

MTS

Multi-Channel

TV Sound

Press 4) or _, to select one of the following options:

Stereo:

Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo.

Mono: Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.

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

Program (SAP) when a signal is received.

Speaker

Custom selection of audio output source

Audio Out

Use to control the TV's volume through a stereo

On: Select to listen to the sound from the TV speakers with or without a separate stereo system.

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

Audio Out settings can only be set when speakers are set to Off.

Variable: Adjust the volume through your TV.

Fixed: Adjust the TV volume through a connected stereo.

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Using the Menus

Using the Channel Setup Menu

iiii_: _i _

;

_ s_

Favorite

Channels

Quick access to favorite channels

Press _>to open Favorite Channels menu:

1

Use the 4 or _, buttons to select the position (1-5) where you want to set a favorite channel.

Then press c_.

2 Using the 4 or _, buttons, select the desired channel.

3 Press cD to change to the channel selected.

4 Press <_to return to the Channel Setup menu or press _u to exit.

Cable

On:

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

Off: Select if you are using a TV antenna.

Channel Fix

Auto Program

2-6: Select when you want to control all channel selection through a cable box or VCR. Select the appropriate channel (usually 3 or 4) and use the cable box's or VCR's remote control for channel selection.

Video

1: Select from available video inputs when you have connected video equipment (e.g. satellite receiver) and you want your TV fixed to it.

Off:

Channel Fix is not set.

Press _>to perform Auto Program.

Perform Auto Program whenever setting up your TV.

The TV will scan through all available channels and program receivable channels.

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Channel

Skip/Add

Operating Instructions

Use this feature after you run Auto Program to skip unwanted channels or add new ones. Press _> to open the Channel Skip/Add menu:

1 Use the 4) or _, button to select the position of the desired channel, then press exp.

2 Use the 4) or _, buttons to select Skip or Add, then press cxg.

3 Press <_to return to the Channel Setup menu or press _:_u to exit.

Channel

Label

Label up to 40 channels with their call letters

Press _>to open the Channel Label menu:

1

Press c2D, then press 4) or ¢ until you reach the desired channel number.

Press c2D to activate the channel.

2 Press c2D, then use the 4) or _, buttons to display the first call letter or number of the caption, then press c2D to select it. When finished, press c2D to activate.

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Using the Menus

Parental Control

The Parental Control feature is designed to help parents monitor what their children watch on television.

This section shows you the different rating systems available and how to set your

TV's rating limit.

Overview of the Ratings

Once you have become familiar with these rating systems, you should be ready to set your

TV's rating limit.

Movie Rating

(u.s. models only)

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

Rating Defined as

G

General audience

PG

PG-13

R

N0-17

Parental

Restricted

Guidance

No one 17 and under suggested

Parents strongly cautioned admitted

X Adult audience only

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Operating Instructions

TV Rating

(u.s. models only)

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

Age --I _

Content

Age

TV-Y

TV-Y7

TV-G

TV-PG

TV-14

TV-MA

Defined as

All children

Directed to older children

General audience

Parental Guidance suggested

Parents strongly cautioned

Mature Audience only

Content

FV

D

L

S

V

Defined as

Fantasy Violence

Suggestive dialogue

Strong language

Sexual situations

Violence

Unrated

(U.S. models only)

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

Allow

Block

Allows all unrated programs

Blocks all unrated programs

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Using the Menus

English Rating

(Canadian models only)

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

Rating Defined as

C

Children

C8+

G

PG

14+

18+

Children

General programming

Parental Guidance

Viewers 14 and older

Adult

8 years and older programming

French Rating

(Canadian models only)

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

(Canadian models only)

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

26

Using the Parental Control _

Menu

Operating Instructions

In the Parental Control _ menu, you will be asked to set a 4-digit password for any further access into Parental Control.

1

Press c_, then use the (_)-(_) buttons to enter a 4-digit password.

2

Confirm your password by entering it again.

Once your password is set correctly, the next Parental Control menu appears.

For future access to this menu, use your password.

A password is needed every time you want to access

Parental Control menu.

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Using the Menus

Setting the Rating

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

1

With Lock highlighted, press exp.

If you are not familiar with the Parental Guidelines rating system, use one of the following preselected categories to simplify the rating selections, Child, Youth, Young Adult.

2

Use the 4) or _, buttons to select the desired rating and press exp.

Rating

Child

Youth

Young Adult

Custom

Off

TV will allow a maximum rating of

TV-Y, TV-G, G (U.S. models only), G (Canadian models only)

TV-PG, PG (U.S. models only), PG (Canadian models only)

TV-14, PG-13 (U.S. models only), 14+ (Canadian models only)

Select to set more restrictive ratings (see next section)

No rating limit

Changing your Password

1

Use the 4) or _, button to move the cursor to Change Password and press cx3.

2

Follow steps I and 2 for "Using the Parental Control Menu" on page 27.

Information for Parents

To view a program that exceeds the TV rating

ENTER

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

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Operating Instructions

Using the Custom Menu

Before setting Custom ratings, see pages 24-26, "Overview of the Ratings," for a description of the available rating systems.

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

Select the country desired for your TV's rating limit. See page 25 for U.S. models and page 26 for Canadian models for more information.

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Using the Menus

Using the Timer Q Menu

Current Time

Set your TV to the current day and time. Press _>to open Current Time menu:

1 Use the _ or _, button to enter the correct day and time, then press c_.

2 Press _:_u to exit the menu.

Timer 1 and

Timer 2

Scheduled viewing

Use your timer settings to program your TV by day, time, duration and channel.

The timer's duration is maximum of 6 hours.

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

With the menu open, set the cursor on Timer I or Timer 2:

1

Press _ or _, to select Timer I or Timer 2, then press c_D.

2 Press 4 or _, to enter the desired day, time, duration and channel, then press c_.

The Timer status should be On when the Timer has been set.

3 Press _:_u to exit the menu.

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Operating Instructions

Using the Setup Menu

Caption

Vision

Closed-

Captioning

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

Press 1} or _ to select one of the following options:

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

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

XDS (Extended Data Services): Displays the name of the current program and its remaining time, if available.

Off: Caption Vision is not activated.

Video Label

Allows you to label the audio/video components you connected to the TV,

Label connected

VCR, DVD, etc. When you press TV/VIDEO to switch inputs, the Video

equipment

Label will display on screen.

Press €, to open the Video Label menu:

1 Press 1} or _ to access the input you want to label and press c_D.

2 Press 1} or _ to choose a label and press c2D.

Tilt

Correction

Language

Demo

Press €, to open Tilt Correction:

Press 4) or _, to correct any tilt of the picture from -5 to +5, then press c2D to activate and return to the Setup menu.

Display all menus in the language of your choice.

Use the 4 or _, buttons to select desired language and press exp.

Press cD to run a demonstration of the on-screen menus.

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Other Information

Programming the Remote Control

You can use the supplied remote control to operate Sony or non-Sony video equipment.

1

Press

CODE SET

c:D.

2

Press w_w or

3 Use the (_)-(_) buttons to key in the code number from the following chart.

ENTER

4

Press O.

VCR codes

Sony 301, 302, 303 JCPenney

Admiral (M.Ward)

Aiwa

Audio Dynamic

Broksonic

Canon

Citizen

Craig

Criterion

Curtis Mathis

Daewoo

DBX

Dimensia

Emerson

Fisher

Funai

General Electric

Go Video

Goldstar

Hitachi

Instant Replay

327

338, 344

314, 337

319, 317

309, 308

332

302, 332

315

304, 338, 309

341,312, 309

314, 336, 337

304

319, 320, 316, 317, 318,

341

330, 335

338

329, 304, 309

322, 339, 340

332

306, 304, 305, 338

309, 308

JVC

Kenwood

LXI (Sears)

Magnavox

Marantz

Marta

Memorex

Minolta

Mitsubishi/MGA

Multitech

NEC

Olympic

Optimus

Panasonic

Pentax

Philco

Philips

Pioneer

Quasar

RCA/PROSCAN

309, 305, 304, 330, 314,

336, 337

314, 336, 337, 345, 346,

347

314, 336, 332, 337

332, 305, 330, 335, 338

308, 309, 310

314, 336, 337

332

309, 335

305, 304

323, 324, 325, 326

325, 338, 321

314, 336, 337

309, 308

327

308, 309, 306, 307

305, 304

308, 309

308, 309, 310

308

308, 309, 306

304, 305, 308, 309, 311,

312, 313, 310, 329

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Operating Instructions

VCR codes

Realistic

Samsung

Sansui

Sanyo

Scott

Sharp

Shintom

Signature 2000

309, 330, 328, 335, 324,

338

322, 313, 321

314

330, 335

312, 313, 321,335, 323,

324, 325, 326

327, 328

315

338, 327

SV2000

Sylvania

Cable box codes

338

308, 309, 338, 310

Sony

Hamlin/Regal

Jerrold/G.

I.

Oak

Panasonic

Pioneer

Scientific Atlanta

Tocom

Zenith

Laser Disc Player codes

230

222, 223, 224, 225, 226

201,202, 203,204, 205,

206, 207, 208, 218

227, 228, 229

219, 220, 221

214, 215

209, 210, 211

216, 217

212, 213

704, 710

702

Panasonic

Pioneer

DBS codes

Echostar / Dish

Network

810

Symphonic

Tashiro

Tatung

Teac

Technics

Toshiba

Wards

Yamaha

Zenith

Satellite receiver codes

Sony

General Electric

Hitachi

801

802

805

Hughes

Panasonic

RCA/PROSCAN

Toshiba

804

803

802, 808

806, 807

338

332

314, 336, 337

314,336,338,337

309, 308

312,311

327,328,335,331,332

314,330,336,337

331

DVD codes

Sony

JVC

Mitsubishi

Onkyo

Oritron

Panasonic

Philips/

Magnavox

Pioneer

RCA

Samsung/Hitachi

Toshiba

Zenith

756

761

762

759

753

757

752

755

758

754

760

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Other Information

Operating a VCR

Press

vc_Dvo

CED

(_)_(_

®®

CH

,,_

._

or _

II

• and _ w_

+0

Operating a DVD

Press

vepaxo

CZ9

(__(_

To

Power on the VCR

Select channels directly

Change channels

Play video tape

Stop

Search forward or backward

Pause

Record

Change between VCR and TV inputs

To

Power on the DVD

•_

• mm

{}, _., <>, g>

MENU

CZD

Select chapters directly

Search chapters forward or backward

Play DVD

Stop

Pause

Move the cursor in the menu

Display the DVD menu

operating a Laser Disc.....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Press To

Power on the laser disc veF_w

CZD

CHCH

®®

'_

I I

Search chapters forward or backward

Play disc

Stop

Pause

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Operating Instructions

Troubleshooting

If you are having a problem with your TV, try the suggestions below. If the problem persists, contact your nearest Sony Dealer.

No picture, no sound

_ Make sure the power cord is plugged in.

_ If a red light is flashing on the front of your TV for more than a few minutes, disconnect and reconnect the power cord to restore the TV. If the problem continues, call your local service center.

Check the TV/VIDEO settings: when watching TV, set to TV; when watching video equipment, set to VIDEO (page 13).

Make sure the batteries have been inserted correctly into the remote control (page 2).

Try another channel, it could be station trouble.

Poor or no picture,

_

Adjust Picture in the Picture Controls menu under Video

good sound

(page 19).

Adjust Brightness in the Picture Controls menu under Video

(page 19).

Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 4).

Good picture, no sound

No color

Only snow

appears

on the screen

Dotted lines or stripes

Double images or ghosts

Cannot receive higher number channels (UHF) when using an antenna

ru Press

._G

so that MUTING disappears from the screen (page 13).

_ Check your Audio settings.

Your TV may be set to Auto-SAP or your Speakers might be Off (page 21).

_

Adjust Color in the Picture Controls menu under Video (page 19).

_ Check the Cable setting in the Channel Setup menu (page 22).

vu

Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 4).

Make sure the channel selected is currently broadcasting.

_

Adjust the antenna.

_ Move the TV away from other electronic equipment.

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

Check your outdoor antenna or call your cable service.

Make sure Cable is set to Off in the Channel

(page 22).

Perform Auto Program the memory (page 14).

to add channels

Setup menu that are not presently in

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Other Information

Cable stations don't seem to work

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

(page 22).

Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not presently in the memory (page 14).

Remote control does not operate

_

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

_ Move the TV 3-4 or more feet away from fluorescent lights.

The TV needs

to be

_ Clean the TV with a soft dry cloth. Never use strong solvents such

cleaned

as thinner cabinet.

or benzine, which might damage the finish of the

Lost password

for

Parental Control

You lost your remote control

_ In the password screen, enter the following master password:

4357. After using the master password, you must create a new password, it cannot be used to unlock currently blocked channels.

_ You can use the front Audio/Video panel controls to access the menu (page 2). Contact your nearest Sony Dealer to order a replacement.

If after reading these Operating Instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony telev&ion, please call our Direct Response only).

Center at 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (U.S.

residents only) or (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents

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Operating Instructions

Specifications

For all models (except as noted)

Television system

Channel coverage

Antenna

American TV standard/NTSC

VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CATV: 1-125

75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF

Picture tube FD Trinitron ® tube

Power requirements

Supplied Accessories

Optional Accessories

120V, 60 Hz

Size AA (R6) batteries (2)

Remote Control RM-Y180 (1)

Connecting cables VMC-810S/820S, VMC-720M,

YC-YC-15V/30V, RK74A

EAC-66 U/V mixer

KV-2OFV300

Screen size

Inputs/outputs

Speaker output

Power Consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Visible screen size: 20 inches (507 mm) measured diagonally

Actual screen size: 21 inches (533.4 mm) measured diagonally

2 video, 2 audio

1 S VIDEO

1 Y,

PB,PR,

1 audio

1 AUDIO OUT i headphone jack

10 W x 2

155 W in use

1 W in standby

609 x 463 x 502 mm (24 x 181/4 x 193/4 inches)

Mass

KV-24FV300

Screen size

27 kg (59 lbs. 8oz.)

Inputs/outputs

Speaker output

Power Consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Mass

Visible screen size: 24 inches (598 mm) measured diagonally

Actual screen size: 25 inches (635 mm) measured diagonally

2 video, 2 audio

1 S VIDEO

1 Y,

PB,PR,

1 audio

1 AUDIO OUT i headphone jack

10 W x 2

180 W in use

1 W in standby

686.5 x 522 x 494.3 mm (27 x 201/2 x 191/2 inches)

37 kg (81 lbs. 9oz.)

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Index

A

Audio LaN Menu 20

Audio Out 21

Auto Program 14, 22

Auto SAP 21

Balance 20

Bass 20

Battery Installation 2

Brightness 19

Cable 22

Caption Vision 31

Channel Fix 22

Channel Label 23

Channel Setup _ Menu 22

Channel Skip/Add 23

Color 19

Color Temp 19

Connections

Cable and Antenna 4

Connecting a Camcorder 11

Connecting a DVD player 10

Connecting Headphones 11

TV and Cable Box 6

TV and VCR 5

TV and Satellite Receiver 8

TV, Satellite Receiver, and VCR 9

TV, VCR, and Cable Box 7

Current Time 30

D

Demo 31

DISPLAY 13

Effect

Off 20

Simulated 20

SRS 20

WOW 20

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Favorite Channels 22

Front A/V Panel (see TV Front Panel) 2

H

L

Language 31

M

Menus

Audio L_N 20

Channel Setup [_ 22

Parental Control _ 27

Setup I_ 31

Mode

Timer _

18

Movie 18

Sports 18

Standard

18

MTS

Vivid 18

Auto SAP 21

Mono 21

Stereo 21

0

Hue

19

C_tions (Audio) 21

P

Parental Control 24 (also see Ratings)

Parental Control _ Menu 27

Picture 19

Picture Controls

Brightness 19

Color ] 9

Hue 19

Picture 19

Sharpness 19

Picture Mode (see Mode) 18

Ratings

English Rating 26

French Rating 26

Movie Rating 24

TV Rating 25

Unrated 25

U.S.A. Rating 26

Remote Control

Using 12

Programming

32

Setup _ Menu 31

Sharpness 19

Simulated 20

SLEEP 13

Speaker 21

Specifications 37

SRS 20

Steady Sound 20

Stereo 21

1"

Tilt Correction

31

Timer _ Menu 30

Timer I and Timer 2 30

Treble 20

Troubleshooting

TV Features 1

TV Front Panel 2

TV Rear Panel 3

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V

Video [] Menu 18

Video Label 31

VM 19

W wow 20

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