Sony KV-32FS120, KV-36FS120 Owner's manual

Sony KV-32FS120, KV-36FS120 Owner's manual

,S ON'Y

FD Trinitron

EGA

Operating Instructions

KV-32FS120

KV-36FS120

© 2004 by Sony Corporation

WARNING

To reduce the risk of fire ®r electric sh®ck, do n®t expose the

TV to rain ®r moisture.

RISK OF

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ELECTRIC

NOT OPEN

SHOCK

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ELECTREQUE,

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PRECAUCION

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NO ABRIR

ELECTRECO

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,

DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).

NO USER®ERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.

REFER SERVICING TO QUALEFEED SERVECE PERSONNEL,

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presence of uninsulated

This symbol is intended within the pr®duct's

"danger®us voltage" to alert the user t® 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 the operating and maintenance

(servicing) instructi®ns acc®mpanying in the literature the appliance.

Note to the CATV Installer

This

reminder installer's

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

as close to the point of

SAFETYPRECAUTIONS

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Operate, the TV only on 120 V AC.

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

[f any liquid or solid object falls into the TV, unplug it and have it checked by qualified personnel befor*, operating it further.

CAUTION

When using TV games, computers, with your TV, keep the brightness and similar products and contrast functkms low s_'ttings.

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.

C®ntimlously watching imprinted the same channel can ca use the imprint of station Iogos onto the TV screen.

These

types of imprints are n®t covered by y®ur warranty because they are the results ®f misuse.

at

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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.

f'J 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 tested and f®und to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 ®f the F(C Rules.

These limits are designed reasonable residential protection installation.

against harmful

This equipment to pr®vide interterence generates, in a uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance harmful interference with with the instructi®ns, radio may communications.

cause

Howeveb there is n® guarantee particular interference installation.

that interference

If this equipment to radio or television will n®t occur in a d®es ca use harmful reception, which can be determined enc®uraged by turning the equipment to try to c®rrect of the f®llowing measures: off and ®n, the user is the interference by ®ne ®r more

[_

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Reorient or relocate the receiving antennas.

[ncr_,ase the separation between the equipment and rt,ceiver.

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Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiv{,r is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Protecting the IV

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To pr_'v_'nt internal heat build-up, do not block the ventilation opt,hi ngs.

Do not install the TV in a hot or humid plac_B or in a place subject to excessive dust o] mechanical vib]ation.

Note on Caption

Vision

This televisi®n receiver provides display of television cl®sed captioning in accordance with § 15.1119 of the I_(C rules.

Use of this television for other than private viewing of programs broadcast companies on UHF or VHF f®r the use of the general or transmitted public may by cable require auth®rizafion program from ow®er.

the broadcaster<able company and/or

Owner's Record

The model and serial numbers are I®catecl on the front cover of this manual and at the rear of y®ur TV.

Trademarks and Copyrights

ENERGY STAR is a registered mark.

®

As an ENERGYSTAR Partner, Sony has

determined that this product o_product

model meets the ENERGYSTAR guidelines

for energy efficiency.

SRS and the (_)

Labs, Inc.

®

symbol are trademarks

of SRS

SRS(O_

D

gBE

Manufactured under

license from BBE Sound,

Inc.

Licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under USP 4638258,

5510752 and 5736897.

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

WEGA, FD Trinitron,

Vision are registered

Corporation.

Steady Sound and Caption trademarks of Sony

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

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

(arefullv observe and comply with all warnings, and instructions placed on fh_, set, or described operating ir'_structior'_s or service Inar_ua].

cautions in the

WARNING

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

be observed basic safe_ in the installation,

Use

Power Sources

use, and

This set should be operated only from the type of power s()urce indica}ed on -.

4_ the serial/model streofth

tvpeofe plate.

If you are not

, ctrca

" power

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_z_--:_ s.pDh_,d _ ;_ VL_/ tiealer or lOCal power

compan}L

Foi• those sets designed battery power refer to operate to the from operating instructions.

Grounding or Polarization

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

(a plug having one blade wider than other).

This pklg will fit into the po_ er outlet only one _a}c This is a safety featuro.

If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, tr}, 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.

For the set with a three-wire grounding type ACplug

This

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

This is a safety feature.

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

Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug.

Overloading

Do not overload wall cords or convenience outlets, beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire

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

When the set is ]eft unattended and unused f,.)r long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet as a precaution i_ossibilitv azard.

" of an internal malfunction against the that could create a fire

Do not disconnect the antenna or thepower heavy storm.

Lightning may strike while cord during you are holding a 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 flley 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

Do not use attachnlents not recoil/1Tlellded by the manufacturer, hazards.

as they may cause

Do not place an}' objects especially heavy ob ects, on top of the set. The object may fa 1 from the set, causing injur,,_

Cleaning

Unplug the set from the wall outlet hefon, cleaning or polishing it.

Do not use liquid cleai'_ers or aerosol cleaners.

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 the a TV set

TV is operating, unplug the TV and consult your dealer or service technician.

It is normal for some TV sets to make occaskma[ popping sounds, tumed 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 bottom stlrface is flat. Serious injury can result fron_ trying to move the set by yourself alone, or'from unsteady handling.

Install ttle set on a stable, level surface.

Water and Moisture

for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a >,et swimming pool, etc.

Accessories

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Do not place the s_ 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 onl_ a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer for the specific model of T_V2Any mounting of the product should follo*; the mamffacturer's instructions, andshould use a mounting accessory recommended appliance and cart combination by the mamlfacturer.

should be moved

An

*;ith care.

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

Ventilation

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

To ensure reliable operation overheating, these blocked or covered.

of the set, and to protect it from slots and openings must never be with a cloth or other materials.

• Never cover the slots and openings @-_J_

byplacing orother thesetonabed, place space, cabinet, asabookcase

• Donotplace

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 po_; er cord, and do not place the set where the power cord is subject to wear or abuse.

Antennas

Outdoor

Antenna

Grounding

If an outdoor antenna is installed, below.

An outdoor antenna system follow should the precautions 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 AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA

SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP

FROM CONTACTING

CIRCUITS AS CONTACT

SU(H POWER LINES OR

WITH THEM IS ALMOST

INVARIABLY FATAL.

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

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

Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical Code in Canada provides information with rospect to proper grounding of tho mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna

discharge

unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge electrodes, and requirements unit, connection to grounding for the grounding electrode.

Antenna Grounding According to the NEC

Antenna Grounding

Code, ANSI/NFPA

According

70.

to the Natk_nal Electrical

LEAD _N

CLAMP

ANTENNA

DISCHARGE UNIT

SECTION 810-20) (NEC

A2NNA

GROUNDING CONDUCTORS

810-21)

GROUND

(NEC SECTION

CLAMPS

ELECTRODE

ERVICE GROUNDING

SYSTEM

(NEC ARTICLE 250, PART H) CODE NEC.

NATIONAL

Lightning

ELECTRIC

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.

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• 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

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Adjust only those controls that are specified in the operating

instructions.

Improper

adjustment of

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"

other controls may result in dama_,e and

will often reguire

extensive

work_y

a qualified technician

to restore

the set to normal operation.

• When the set exhibits performance -a distinct this indicates

change

a need in for service.

Servicing

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

Refer all servicing to qualified serx ice 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 fire, electric shock, or other hazards.

Safety Check

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

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

technician

Ask to dispose a qualified of the set.

service

Contents

Introduction

Introducing the FD

Tnmtron WEGA

®

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

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

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

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

Using the Remote Control

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

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

Using your TV Remote Control with Other Equipment ...........................................................

7

3

5

Connecting Your TV

TV Rear Panel ..................................................................................................................................9

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

10

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

11

Using Basic Functions

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

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

23

24

Using the Menus

How to Access Menus ..................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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

United States: Selecting Custom Rating Options ..............................................................

Canada: Selecting Custom Rating Options ........................................................................

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

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

Other Information

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

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

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

27

28

29

31

33

34

36

38

39

40

41

45

47

1

2

2

2

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

_1 Y, PB,PRInputs -- 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 $RS-Produces a dynamic three-dimensional sound for stereo programs.

_1 Parental Control (V-Chip) -- Helps parents monitor what their children watch on TV by establishing rating limits.

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

_1 Favorite Channels -- Provides instant access to your favorite channels with the touch of a button.

Info Banner -- Displays the name and the remaining time of the current program viewed, if available.

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

_1 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 A/V Inputs -- Lets you quickly connect video games, camcorders, or stereo/mono equipment.

About this Manual

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

Once your TV is connected, access the on-screen menus.

follow the instructions and use the remote control to

Batteries for the Remote Control

Insert two AA (R6) batteries (supplied) as a guide.

into the remote control using the following illustration

SL3 undei noima] conditions batteiies Will last up tO

Sixm0nthsl if

the remote Control does not Operate

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If you Wi!! not be Osing the rem0te €oniroi foran extended PeriOd 0i time, remove ihe batterie# to avoid possible damage from battery leakage.

Front Panel Menu Controls

The front Audio/Video control.

panel controls allow you to access the menu without the remote

Press M_uto display the on-screen menu.

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

Use the O 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 cham_els (CH+/-), adjust the volume (VOL +/-), and change video inputs.

4% Tonavigate the menus With your remote control See"Using the Menus,, on page 27.

Using the Remote Control

Remote Control Description

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TV/VlDEO

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[]

Button

MUTING

[]

SYSTEM OFF

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[]

JUMP

RM-Y195

SONY

_[_

TV/VCR/DVD

SLEEP

[] RESET

[]

VOL (volume)

[]

CODE SET

Description

Press to turn off the sound.

Pross again or press

VOL

to restore sound.

Press to turn off the equipment programmed the remote control.

See "Programming into the Remote

Control" on page 5. This button does not work with

DVD/VCR combo units and may not work with older Sony equipment.

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, on page 5.

see "Programming the Remote Control" picture modes: Vivid, Standard, Movie, and Pro.

Also available in the Video menu.

See "Using the

Video Menu" on page 28 for details.

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 automatically.

Pross to jump back and forth botwoen hvo channols.

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

JUMP will not work if any FUNCTION Mode (VCR/DVD, SAT/

CABLE, TV) is activated.

inputs when in SAT FUNCTION mode.

Press for a direct selection of Effect settings

(Simulated, SRS, Off) when the remote is in TV

FUNCTION mode. See "Using the Audio Menu" on page 29 for details.

Press to return to factory settings while in an on-scr€,{-_n l_lenu.

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

Press to program your remote control to operate connected video equipment.

See "Programming

Remote Control" on page 5.

the

[]

Button

POWER buttons

[] FUNCTION buttons

[]

[]

[]

[]

[]

VCR/DVD

(operating)

(to record)

I I

[]

GUIDE

[]

[]

[]

(_-(_)

ENTER

and

_, and _

TV/VlDEO

DISPLAY

MTS/SAP

MENU

I

CH (channel)

Description

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

For instructions, see "Programming the Remote Control" on page 5.

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 5.

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

Rewind.

Fast-forward.

Play.

Stop.

Pause.

Press again to resume normal playback.

Press to cycle through available video inputs.

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

Channel Label (if set), video input, Video Label (if set), and Info Banner (if set). Press again to turn off the displa_

Press to cycle through the Multi-channel TV Sound

(MTS) options: Stereo, Auto SAP (Second Audio

Program), and Mono.

Press to change channels.

The channel changes after two seconds.

Press to display the program guide of your satellite receiver.

Press the arrow buttons to move the cursor in the on-screen menus.

Press the center button to select an option.

To use Favorite Channels, exit all menus and press

_.

Press _" or '9"to move the cursor to the desired channel number and press C_D. See "Favorite

Channels" on page 31 for details.

Press to display the on-screen menu.

Press again to exit the menu at any time.

Press to change channels.

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

.S_ If you lose your remote ContrOl;See page 42.

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 want 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 6 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.

2

Press (ZD.

VCWDVD SAT/CABLE CODE 8_

_ The (ZD and C2D EUNCTIONbutton will flash when you press (ZD:

3

Press v_ or s_LE FUNCTION button to indicate the type of component you want to program with the remote control.

#% YoUmust do Step4 Withini 0 SecondsOfstep 3, oi you mUstredo steps2 and 3.

4

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

ENTER

5

Press

O"

6

To check if the code number works, aim the TV's remote control at the component and press the green POWER button (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.

,,//_3 If you have problems programming youi remote control See 'iTroubleshooting, on page 42.

Manufacturer's

VCRs

Manufacturer

Codes

Code

Phi]co

Philips

308j309

DVD Players

308, 309, 310

Manufacturer

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

Sony

308, 309, 306

Code

751

Sony

Admi]:al

(M. Ward)

301, 302, 303 RCA/PROSCAN 304, 305,308, 309,

311,312,313,310,

329

JVC 756

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

Magnavox 757

Aiwa 338; 344 Realistic 309,330, 328, 335, Mitsubishi 761

.......

Audio

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

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

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

324, 338

314

Onkyo

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

Oritron

......

762 ........

759

Broksol"dC

Canon

Citizen

319, 317

309, 308

332

.,,1_Ld)'m;:,ng

Sanvo

322, 313, 32i .................... Panasonic

330, 335 .......

Philips

75_3

757

Craig 302, 332

312,313,321,335,

323, 324, 325, 326

Pioneer

RCA

752

75_5

Criterion

Curtis Mathes

315

304, 338, 309

Sharp

Shintom

327, 328

315

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

Daewoo 341,312, 309 Signature 2000 338, 327

DBX 3i4, 336, 337 (M. Ward)

Dimensia

Fisher

304

318, 341

330, 335

SV2000

Sylvania

Symphonic

338

308, 309, 338, 310

338

Samsung

Toshiba

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

Zenith

Cable Boxes

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

Manufacturer

754

760

Code

230

Funai .............. 338 ......

Tatung ....

3i4, 336, 337 Hamlin/Regal 222, 223,224, 225,

General Electric

Go Video

Goias;ar .......

329, 304, 309

322, 339, 340

Teac

Technics

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

Hitachi ...................................

Wards instant Replay

JC Penney

309, 308.....

309,305, 304, 330,

314, 336, 337

Yamaha

JVC

Kenwood

LX] (Sears)

314, 336, 337, 345,

346, 347

314, 336, 332, 337

332,305,330,335,

338

Magnavox

Marta

Memorex

Minolta

Mitsubishi/

MGA

Multitecb

308, 309, 310

314, 336, 337

332

3{)9, 335

305, 304

323, 324, 325, 326

325, 338, 321....

Broksonic

314, 336, 338, 337

309, 308

312, 3]]

327, 328,335, 331,

332

314, 330, 336, 337

331

Jerrold/G.I./

Motorola

201,202,203, 204,

205, 206,207, 208,

218

Oak

Panasonic

227, 228, 229

219, 220, 221

Pioneer 211,214, 215

Scient{?{c A]ianta 21)9,210_ 21i

Laserdisc Players

Manufacturer Code

Tocom

Zeni_i_

216, 217

2i2 213

Sony 701

Satellite

Receivers

Panasonic 704, 710

Manufacturer Code

Pioneer ........

702 ......

DIRECT TV 809

DVD/VCR Combination

U nits

Manufacturer Code

Dish Network 8i0

Sony 601

Gcmeral Electric

Hitachi

802

805

....

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

"'_"'l ''_ ........

309; 308 Panasonic

Ot_timus 327 ...................

Samsung

Panasonic ........................

Toshiba

Pentax 305, 304

605

604

6{)9

603

602

Hughes

Mitsubishi

Panasonic

RCA/PROSCAN

Toshiba

804

809

803

802, 808

806, 807

6

Operating

aVCR

Press

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

To

Power on/off the VCR (VCR/DVD green button)

_(_) or (_)-(_), ENTER Change, channcqs

(using tuner)

I_

Play video tape

• or _

II

Stop

Rewind or Fast-forward a video tape

Pause

• and _

(Simultaneously)

VlIVlDEO

CZD

Record

Switch between VCR and TV inputs

Operating a DVD P!ayer ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Press To

VCR/DVD

CZ9 Activate the remote control to operate the DVD (FUNCTION button)

Power on/off the DVD (VCR/DVD green button)

(_)-(_), ENTER Select chapters

_Q

I I

or _

Search chapters forward or backward

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

Stop

Pause

Search the picture forward or backward during playback

Display the DVD menu

_/IVIDEO

CZ_

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

Switch between DVD and TV inputs

Press

SAT/CABLE

SAT/CABLE

CZ:)

_) or @-(_),

(using tuner)

JUMP

O

ENTER

GUIDE

O

To

Activate tho remoto control to operate, the cable box or satellito roceiv_,r

Power on/off the cable box o1:satellite receiver (SAT/CABLE green button)

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

Change, chann€,ls

Chango back to pr_,vious channol

Display channel number (satellite receiver)

Display SAT Guide (satellite receiver)

Display SAT Menu (satellite receiver)

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

CZD

W/SAt

II or _-

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

operating

a DVD/VCR €ombination Unit .........................................................................................................................................................................

Press To

Activate tho remote control to oporate tho DVD/VCR (FUNCT]ON button)

Power on/off the DVD/VCR Combination unit (VCR/DVD green button)

O When the VCR is not playing, tuner

O switches between the DVD player

Display the DVD Menu

Play

Stop

Pause

Rewind or fast-forward a video tape (VCR)

Search the picture forward or backward during playback (DVD) and VCR's and •

(Simultaneously) cE_

(_)(_

,c_ or @[email protected],ENTER

(using tuner)

Use the arrow buttons to nrove the cursor in the menu, and the center button to select

Record (VCR)

Chang_ 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

VIDEO

IN

Jack

[]

VHF/UHF

[] S VIDEO

[]

VIDEO/AUDIO

L(MONO), R

[]

Y,

PB,

PWL, R

[]

AUDIO OUT

(VAR/FIX)

L(MONO), R

Description

This input com_ects to your VHF/UHF antem_a 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, PB, 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.

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 VltF only 75-ohm or coaxial cable

VltF/UltF 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

UHF only or

_

::::::::::::::::_[

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

VHF/UHF Antenna connector

Converter EAC-25 or commercially available converter

(not supplied)

.S_ Converter EAc+25 iSCOmmercially known as a 300_to_75 ohm antenna adaptei.

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

(usually found in older homes).

dY_ If you are connecting to an indooi Oi Outdoor antennai you may need to adjust the Orientation of the antenna for the best reception:

Connecting Additional Equipment

Connecting a TV and VCR

RearofTV

VCR

_

Audio

L (white)

Video (yellow)

udio R (red) cable/antenna

Optional

connection

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.

Using your TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR (see page 5).

VCR/DVD

3 To activate your remote, press CED (FUNCTION button) to operate your VCR. 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 31).

IV'VIDEO

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

(local channels).

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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

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 (see page 5).

GI To activate your remote, press s_E (FUNCTION button) 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 31).

Connecting a TV, VCR, and Cable Box

directional Splitter (5_900Mhz mininum) that is designedto work with your digital cable box.

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

VCR

2b

4

_o,

1Sp,,tter

OUT

Cable box

hhh

1

2

3

4

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

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

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

Using audio/video cables (not supplied),

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

13

5

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

OUT on your cable

Optional

connection

_1 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.

Using your TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or cable box (see page 5).

VC_/DVD

To activate your remote, press C_ (FUNCTION button) to operate your VCR or SAT'CA_LEC_

(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

31).

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

(local

Connecting a TV and Satellite Receiver

From cable/ antenna

2

Rear of TV

Satellite

receiver

cable

!

....

Audio k (white)

Video (yellow)

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 receiver to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

OUT on your satellite

Using your TV with this connection

_1 Program your Sony remote control to operate your satellite receiver (see page 5).

SAT/CABU:

To activate your remote, press CED (FUNCTION button) to operate your satellite receiver. See page 7 on how to operate other functions.

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)

cable or

From

Satellite antenna

antenna

cable

_

2 Optional

Splitter

3a

l 3b For

Viewing

_ Satellite receiver

Rear of TV

V4ForwReco:ding

//o,,,0

_

_

t!

_ Audio L (white)

_AudioR(red)

6 For Viewing _._

5 For Playback

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), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

IN on your TV.

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

OUT on your satellite

Using your TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or satellite receiver (see page 5).

VGF_/DVD SA1/CABLE

To activate your remote, press CD (FUNCTION button) to operate your VCR or C_

(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 TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver using

Component Video (Y, PB,PR)

1

_

[

4

Satellite

Receiver

RearofTV

Y(Bg(£1ee) _ _ _l

PR(red)T6

_l _ (redl °R

7y _udl_e_

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 receiver to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your VCR.

OUT on your satellite

5

Using audio/video

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

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.

Using your TVwith this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or satellite receiver (see page 5).

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

VCR/DVD SAT/GABLE

To activate your remote, press C_ (FUNCTION button) to operate your VCR or C_

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

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

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

OUT on your DVD player

Optional

connection

Audio R (red)

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, PR/R, 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

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

a a aa _

_._Audio

Audio L (white)

R(red)

1

Make sure your DVD player is set up (See page 41). Using component

(not supplied), connect Y, P_, Pa OUT on your DVD player video cables to Y, PB, Pa IN on your TV.

2

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

They

,

P Y ourDVD

13 Y connect the Cables to like Colors•

,

,

andcR0r¥

, ,

,

Using your TVwith this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your DVD (see page 5).

To activate your remote, press v_ (FUNCTION button) to operate your DVD.

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

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Connecting an Audio System

If yOU are connecting a Home Theater please refer to you_ HOme Theatei manual for additional connections.

1

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

29.

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 29.

Rear of TV

1 I 3

_D o

iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

4 iiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiii

_I¢_

%_..

-_

!!ii!i_ii!!!i

!i

!i

!i

!i i i!i!!ii!i!_ii!i!!ii!i!_ii!i !i

!i

2UDlO-Llwhite)

(red)

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 _ L_£

A/V output

V

_o"

......... +_ o+- @@@ IH

@ @ @ ® ra V_Audio

Audio

L(white)R

Video

(yellow)

Connecting for Video Tape Editing (VCR and Camcorder)

Camcorder

(for playback)

A/V output la

or

lb

Rear of TV

VCR

(for playback)

IN

";_ VCR

(for recording)

Video (yellow).

R (red)

AUdloO I- (white_

1

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

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

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

(option la).

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

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

(option lb).

2

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

VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

OUT on the second

Using your TV with this connection

Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR (see page 5).

VCR/DVD

To activate your remote, press CD (FUNCTION button) to operate your VCR. See page 7 for instruction on how to operate other functions.

21

Using Basic Functions

Setting Up the TV

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

During Auto Program, the TV will automatically search for available channels and program receivable channels.

when youstart Auto pr0gramwait Until it isfinished; 0iherwise it will SkipOverchannelsthat are available PerformAuto Programagain to program receivablechannels.

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 start Auto Program, or press

CH

(_) to exit.

_ The Initial Setup screen appeaFs each time you turn on the TV until you perform Auto Program!

5

6

To perform Auto Program again

1

Press

ME,U

C:D.

2

Press _>to highlight Channel Menu.

3

Press _" to highlight Cable. Press _ to select.

4

Press _ or ¢ to highlight On or Off according to how you connected your TV. Press CE) to select.

Press _" to highlight Auto Program.

Press CX9 to search for channels.

After Auto Program finishes, press _u to exit.

To reset the TV to factory settings

1

Turn the TV on.

RESET

2

Hold down C:D on the remote control.

3

Press and release the POWER button on the TV front panel. The TV will turn itself off, then back on.

4

Release

RESET

CD.

23

Quick Start to the Menus

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

For more details on how to use the menus, see "Using the Menus" on page 27.

Menu Allows you to

Adjust your picture setthrgs.

Change your audio setthrgs.

Customize your channel settings.

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

24

Menu Allows you to

Set the clock on your TV and program scheduled viewing using Timer i and Timer 2.

Select closed captioning options (Caption

Vision), display the name of the current program and its remaining time (Info Banner), label video inputs, adjust tilt correction, enhance DVD picture resolution (16:9

Enhanced), or select menu language.

25

Using the Menus

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

Using the Remote Control to Navigate the On-ScreenMenus

(_ GUIDE i

}RESET

_'

VOL CH

MENU

'CD

Select

To navigate on the on-screen menus, use the arrow buttons (_, _', _, _>) to move the cursor.

Pressing these arrows will cause the cursor to move in the corresponding direction.

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

How to Access Menus

To Access Menus

1

Press _u to display the on-screen menu.

2

Use the _ or _ buttons to highlight the desired menu icon.

Press _ to select it.

3

Use the _ or _" buttons to scroll up and down through the features.

4

Follow the instructions on the screen.

5

For instructions menu.

on using

6

Press _u to exit the menu.

a specific menu, see the page in this section that talks about that

,iL3 Press _2_u once to dispiaY the on_s_ieen if no buttons are pressed} the menu closes automatically after about 90 seconds.

27

Using the Video Menu

To access the Video menu. use the following steps:

To Display To Select

Press @ to highlight an option, then press CZD.

Mode

(hls'fomized

picfure viewing

Use the ff or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press C2D to select it.

Vivid:

Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness.

Standard:

Select for a standard picture.

Movie:

Select for a finely detailed picture.

Pro:

Select for natural picture and sharpness.

,L_

Piess @

Picture

Brightness

Color

Hue

Sharpness

Color Temp.

White

tfl_f

c_djus'fmenf

ClearEdge

VM

On she iemote _ontrol fo[ direct access tothe pictuie modes (vivid, Standardl Movie, Pro).

Press _a 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 picture.

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

Cool:

Gives white colors a blue tint.

Neutral: Gives white colors a neutral tint.

Warm: Gives white colors a red tint.

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

Using the Audio Menu

To access the Audio menu, use the following steps:

To Display

To Highlight_

To Select

Press _ to highlight an option, then press C_.

Treble

Bass

Press <_ to decrease the higher pitched sounds. Press €> to increase the higher pitched sounds.

Press <_ to decrease the lower pitched sounds.

Press _ to increase the lower pitched sounds.

Balance

Steady Sound

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

&abilizes volume press C_ to select it.

On:

Select to stabilize the volume when changing channels.

Off:

Select to turn Steady Sound off.

Effect

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

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

Simulated:

Simulates theater-quality sound for mono programs.

SRS:

Produces programs.

a dynamic three-dimensional sound for stereo

Off:

Normal stereo or mono reception.

Press c:T:) todrectyseectEffectsettngs(Smuated

TWSAT

SRS;Off),

MTS

,¥hdli-C71cmnel

TVSo_md

_

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

_ to select it.

Stereo:

Auto SAP:

Mono:

Select when viewing a broadcast

Select to have the TV automatically in stereo.

switch to a Second

Audio Program (SAP) when a signal is received.

Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.

Press _:_AP to directly select MTS settings (Stereo Auto SAP, Mono),

_ If your TV isset to Auto SAP,some programs may be muted or distorted. If your TV does not output sound; changeyour Audio MTSsetting to StereoOr Mono,

29

Speaker

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

Otstom selection CE) to select it.

ofcmdio ompltt som_ce

On:

Off:

Select to listen to the sound without a separate from the TV speakers stereo system.

with or

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

Audio Out

Use to control

Use the _ or _" buttons press (2D to select it.

the TVX' voh,ne

Variable:

thmztgh a stereo

Fixed:

to highlight

Adjust the volume

Adjust the volume one of the following through through your TV.

a comaected options, stereo.

then

/,_ You can only set Audio oUt settings When you have Set Speaker to Off.

Using the Channel Setup Menu

To access the Channel Setup menu, use the following steps:

To Display To Highlight [_ To Select

Press _ to highlight an option, then press CED.

Favorite

Channels

Q_lick c_cce_'_'

tojbvorite chc,_ne/_'

1

Use the _ or @ buttons to highlight the position (1-5) where you want to set a favorite channel, then press CZ3.

2

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

3

Press CE) to select the channel.

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

4 Press O to return to the Channel Setup menu or press _:_u to exit.

_L]To use Fav0rite Channelsl exit all menus and piess cEDI Press _ 0i_

desiredchannel 0umbe_and press _:

to move the Curs0i to the

Cable

_-]

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

C_ to select it.

On:

Off:

Select if you are receiving

Select if you are using cable channels a TV antenna.

with a CATV cable.

After changing your cable settings you will need to perform Auto Program: See ,To perform Auto

Pr0gram again,: 0n Page 23.

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

Off:

Channel Fix is not set.

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., a satellite receiver) and you want your

TV fixed to it.

_a You cannot useFavoriteChannels,CablelChannelSkip/Add,or ChannelLabelwhen ChannelFixis set

31

Auto Program

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

Channel

Skip/Add

Use this feature after you run Auto Program add new ones.

to skip unwanted channels or

1

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

2

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight Skip or Add, then press (X:).

3

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

_ Press CH + or CH _ to skip over channels that have been skipped You can still use the (_)_) buttons t0 directly tune t0 Skipped Channels.

Channel

Label

LabeIz_ to 40 channe_ with theircall

_tters

1

2

Press (X3, then use the _ or _" buttons channel number.

Press CE) to activate the channel.

until you reach the desired

3

Press _" to highlight Label, then press CZD.Use the _ or _" buttons to display the first call letter or number of the label. Press CX9 to select.

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

4 When finished, press CZD to activate.

MENU

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

To Select

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

To use the ParentalControl 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.

._3

Keepthis manual in a safe place YoUneed your passwordfor any future accessto the parental

Control menu. If you forget your password;seepage 41.

33

Parental Control

Setting the Rating

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

{

With Lock highlighted, press C29.

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 rED.

Rating

Off

Child

Youth

Young Adult

Custom

TV will allow a maximum rating of

No rating limit

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

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

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

Select to set more restrictive ratings (see next section)

Changing your Password

1

Use the ff or _ buttons to highlight

Change

Password

and press CID.

2

Follow steps 1 and 2 for "Using the Parental Control Menu" on page 33.

Select a Country

Select U.S.A. to use US ratings (see pages 36-37) or select Canada to use Canadian ratings (see page 38). 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 CID.

2

Use the _ or _ to highlight the desired country and press C3D.

Information for Parents

To view a program that exceeds the TV rating

ENTER

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

your Locksettings, turn the TV off then back on; the TV wi!l return to the settings that you have selectedi

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 36 for (U.S. models) and page 38 for

(Canadian models).

/_ once You have blocked a iating or conteni] aii higher ratings or content wiii be automatically biockedl

35

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 38.)

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

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

Fantasy violence

Suggestive dialogue

L

S

V

Strong language

Sexual situations

Violence

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

TV-14

TV-MA

_L_ The content ratings will increasedepending on the leve! 0f the age_basedrating, Forexample,a program with a TV-PGV

(Violence) rating

may contain

moderate violence,

while

aTV-14 V

(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 chOOSeto block unrated TV piogramsl please be aware that the following programs maybe blocked: emergency broadcasts, political programs, pro, news, public service announcements, religious programs, and weather.

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Canada: Selecting Custom Rating Options

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

Rating, and U.S.A. Rating.

English Rating

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

Rating

C

Defined as

Children

C8+

G

PG

14+

18+

Children

General

Parental

8 years and older programming 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 adults is restricted to

U.S.A. Rating

For programs from the United States, see "TV Rating" on page 36.

Using the Timer Q Menu

To access the Timer menu. use the following steps:

To Display

To Highlight Q

To Select

Current

Time

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

Time menu:

1

Use the _ or 4>buttons to enter the correct day and time, then press

(XD.

2

Press _:_u to exit the menu.

,4% You rnUstset the Cuirent Time bef0re y0u can useTimer l 0rTimer2.

Timer 1 and

Timer 2

Sched_ded

viewing

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

The timer duration is a maximum of six hours.

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

1 Use the £} or _ buttons to highlight Timer 1 or Timer 2, then press

CXD.

2

Use the _ or 4>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 _:_u to exit the menu.

_ select off tO ruin Off the Timer YoUi previoUsSettingsWillbe Saved.

/_ when you perform Auto ProgramlTimer i and Timer 2 settings will be cleared!AISOIin the event of any lossof power, Current Time, Timer 1, and Timer 2 settings will 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 press CD.

Caption

Vision

Closed-

Captioning

Info Banner

Video Label

Label com_ected equipment

Tilt

Correction

Language

16:9

Enhanced

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

CXDto select it.

Off"

CCl, 2, 3, 4:

Caption

Displays

Vision is not activated.

printed dialogue

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

effects of a program.

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

Use the ff 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 TV/VIDEO to switch inputs, the Video Label appears on-screen.

1

Press the _ or O buttons to highlight the input you want to label and press CXD.

2 Press the ff or _ buttons to highlight a label and press Q.

3 Press _ to return to the Setup menu or press _u to exit.

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

c_

to activate.

Display all menus in the language of your choice.

Use the ff or @buttons to select from one of the following options:

English,

Espafiol

(Spanish) and Fran_ais (French).

Then press CXg.

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

This is only available when the TV is in Video mode.

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

I want to reset the TV

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

to the factory

remote control, press the POWER button on the TV front panel.

settings

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

Release the

RESET button.

The TV is dirty

I lost the parental control password

vj

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

vj

In the password screen, 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

on the screen

box

There was a blackout

or power outage, and now the TV won't turn

on and the timer LED

_ You have selected a text option in the Setup menu (page 40) and no text is available.

To turn off this feature, select Off in the

Caption Vision option.

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

_ Press the POWER button on your remote control or on the TV front panel. If the problem persists, see "Contacting Sony" at the end of this section.

is flashing

The digital cable box

rj

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

does not work

splitter, as described in page 13, you must use a special bidirectional splitter (5-900Mhz mininum) that is designed to work with your digital cable box.

I can't connect the

DVD player using

component video outputs (Y, PB, PR)

vj

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 in "Connecting a DVD Player using Component

Video" on page 19.

m

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Remote Control

Problem

I cannot operate the remote control

I cannot change

channels with the remote control

I lost the remote control

Possible Remedies

rj

Press TV (FUNCTION) when operating your TV.

rj

Check the orientation of the batteries.

Batteries could be weak.

Replace them (page 2).

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

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

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

For example, if you are using your VCR to control channels, be sure to press the VCR/DVD FUNCTION button (page 4).

rj

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

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

To find out the nearest dealer, please call our Sony

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

residents only).

Programming The Remote Control

Problem

More than one code is listed

I entered the wrong code number

Possible Remedies

_

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

vj

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

(page 5).

rj

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 (page 5).

Video

Problem

No picture, no sound

Poor or no picture, good sound

No color

Snow on the screen

Dotted lines or stripes

Double images or ghosts

Possible Remedies

rj

Make sure the power cord is plugged in.

_

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.

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

(page 4).

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

Try another channel to rule out station trouble.

vj

Adjust the

Picture

setting in the Video menu (page 28).

rj

Adjust the

Brightness

setting in the Video menu (page 28).

Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 10).

_

Adjust the

Color

setting in the Video menu (page 28).

_ Check the Cable setting in the Channel menu (page 31).

Check the antenna and/or cable connections (page 10).

Make sure the channel selected is currently broadcasting.

rj

Adjust the antenna.

_

Move the TV away from other electronic equipment.

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

_

Check your outdoor antenna or call your cable service.

Audio

Problem

Good picture, no sound

Low or no audio

(TV and cable box)

Possible Remedies

_ Press =_ so that Muting disappears from the screen (page 3).

rj

Check your Audio settings.

Your TV may be set to Auto SAP in the MTS feature (page 29).

Make sure the speaker option is set to On in the Audio Menu.

vo

Press _ 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.

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Channels

Problem

I cannot receive

higher number

channels (UHF) when using an antenna

Cable stations don't seem to work

Possible Remedies

rj

Make sure

Cable

is set to Off in the Channel menu (page 31).

_ Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not presently in

the memory (page 23).

rj Make sure

Cable

is set to Oll in the Channel menu (page 31).

_ Perform Auto Program to add channels that are not presently in the memory (page 23).

Contacting Sony

Before cal]ing our Customer

]nforn-_ation

Services Center, reset the TV to factory settings (see page 23). P]ease have your TV serial number read_: The number is located on the rear of your TV and on the front cover of this manual.

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

SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).

Specifications

For all models (except as noted)

T_,levision system American TV standard/NTSC

Chann°l c°" e!!!_g_".................................................................................................

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

Antenna 75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF

Picture tube FD Trinitron _ tube

Power requirements

Supplied accessories

Inputs/outputs

Optional accessories

120V_ 60 Hz

Size AA (R6) batteries (2)

Remote Control RM-Y195 (1)

Inputs 1 video, 1 audio (front)

2 video, 2 audio (rear)

1 S VIDEO

1 RF

1 Y, PB, PR, 1 audio

TV Stand: SU-32FS2 for KV-32FS120

SU-36FS2 for KV-36FS120

Outputs

1 AUDIO OUT

KV-32FS120

Scr_,en sizo

Speaker output

Power consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Visible scr_en size: 803 mm (32 inchos) moasur_d diagonally

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

10 W x 2

175 W

Less than 1 W in standby

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

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

Kv-a6FS120

Scr_,en size

Spc, aker ou!put

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

Power consunrption

Dimensions (W/H/D)

Mass

Visiblo scr_en size: 911 mm (36 inches) measurod diagonally

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

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

10 w x 2

180 W

Less than 1 W in standby

985 x 774 x 633 mm (38 3/4x 301/2 x 24 7/_ inches)

98.4 kg (216 lhs. 15 oz.)

Design arid spec!fications an! subject to charlge without notice.

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Index

16:9 Enhanced

40

A

B

Audio Out 30

Auto Program

Auto SAP29

23, 32

Batteries

Inserting in remote 2

Balance 29

Bass 29

Brightness 28

Cable 31

Caption Vision 40

Chhlmel Fix 31

Channel Label 32

Channel Skip/Add 32

ClearEdge VM 28

Color 28

Color Temperature 28

Connections

Cable and antenna 10

Cable Box and Cable 12

Connecting a Camcorder 20

Coimecting i'in Audio System 20

DVD Player using Component Video (Y,

P_, PR/L, R) 19 -

DVD Player using Composite Video

(VIDEO/AUDIO L_MONO),R) 19

TV and Cable Box 12

TV and Satellite

Receiver

15

TV and VCR 11

TV, VCR and Cable Box 13

TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver using

Component Video (Y, PB, PR/L,

R) 18

TV, VCR, Cable/Antenna, and Satellite

Receiver using Composite Video

(VIDEO/AUDIO L(MONO), R) 16

VideoTape Editing

(VCR or Camcorder) 21

Current Time 39

D

DISPLAY 4

E

Effect

Off 29

Simulated 29

SRS 29

F

H

Hue 28

Favorite Chaimels 31

I

Info Banner 40

L

M

Language 40

Manufacturer's Codes 6

Menus

Audio 29

Channel Setup 31

Parental Control 33

Setup 40

Tim& 39

Mode

Video 28

Movie 28

Pro 28

MTS

Standard 28

Vivid 28

Auto SAP 29

Mono 29

Stereo 29

R

Parental Control 34

Picture 28

Programming the Remote Control 42

Remote Control

Programming 5

S

Setting the Rating

Ehglish Ratiiig 38

French Rating 38

Movie Rating 36

TV Rating 36

U.S.A. Rating 38

Unrated 37

Sharpness 28

SLEEP 3

Speaker 30

S_ecifications 45

Steady Sound 29

Tilt Correction 40

Timer I and Timer 2 39

Treble 29

Troubleshooting

TV Features I "

41

TV Front Panel 2

TV Rear Panel 9

V

Video Label 40

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