Sony KV-32FV310, KV-36FV310 Owner's manual

Sony KV-32FV310, KV-36FV310 Owner's manual

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Operating Instructions

4-093-876-21

WARNING

To reduce

the risk of fire or electric

shock,

do not expose

the

TV to rain or moisture.

_:

_

ask of e:_-u.ic

do

not use

fiils pola_ plug with an extension€ord,

_

arother o_tlet u.iessthe bladescan

_lly _

tO Ffevc_at blade exposure:

///_

p_sence of unhlsulated

This symbol is intended

"dangerous

voltage"

to alert the user to the

within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute

a risk of electric

shock

to persons

//_

presence

of important

operating and maintenance

TI_ symbul is intended to alert the user to the

(servicing) instructions

in the literature

accompanying the appliance.

Note to the CATVInstaller

This reminde_ is provided instaUer's attention

to call the CATV system

to Article

820-40

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.

SAFETYPRECAUTIONS

_1

_1

VI

Operate

the TV orfly on 120 V AC.

One blade of the power plug is wider than the otlx_ tor

safety purposes

mad will fit into the power outlet ordy one '

way. If you are tmable t_ ittsert the ping fully into the

outlet, contact your dealer.

If any liquid or solld object falls into the TV, unplug

it and

have it _ed torthen

by qualified personnel before operating it

CAUTION

When using

TV games,

computers, with your

TV, keep the brightuess

and similar products

and

contrast functions at low

settings.

If a fixed (non-movlng) pattern

is left on the screen

for long

periods

of time at a high brightness or contrast setting, the image can be permanently

imprinted

onto

the screen.

Continuously watching the same channel can cause

the imprint

of station logos onto

the TV s(xeen.

These types of imlarints are not covered by yot_ warranty because

they are the results of misuse.

NOTIFICATION

This eqtulplx_nt has been tested and found to comlpiyly with the limits

for a Class

B digital device

pursuant

to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

These

limits me designed to prcrovide

reasonable

protection

a___tDst harmful

inter t_etence in a

residential

installation.

This equipment generates, uses,

and can radiate radio

frequency,

energy and, if not installed and

used in accordance, with. the instructions.

, may

cause harmful

interference

wtth radio commumcabons.

However,

there

is no guarantee

that interference will

not occur

in a

Darticular

installation......

If this equipment does cause harmful

interference

to radio

or television recephon,

which

can be

determined by turning the eqmulpment

off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct

of the following measures:

the interference

by one or more

Ft f-t

Reorient

or relocate

the receiving

a_temms.

Inoease

the separation

between

the equipment

and receiver.

D

Q

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different

from that to which

the receiver is connected.

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

Protecting the TV

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N

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 pisce subject to excessive dust or mechanical vibration.

Note on Caption Vision

This televialon

captioning

receiver in _-¢ordance pr oxddes with

dis ,pjlay of television dosed

§ 15.I19 of the FCC rules.

Use

of Lhis television for other

Lhan rivate viewin

of programs

broadcast

on UHF or _anH_Oolrtransmi_tam-dgby cable

companies

for the use of the!general

authorization program owner.

from the

broadcaster-cable

public

may require company and/or

Owner's Record

The

model and serial numbers

ate !ocated

on the front cover

of this manual and at the rear of your TV.

Trademarks and Copyrights

ENERGY

STAR ® is a zegistered mark.

determined that tl_ prod_'t orproduct

AS an ENERGYSTAJ_ Pa_, Soay has

I i

WEGA °, FD Trintiran and Caption Wt_on are registered trademarks of Sony Conjuration.

Licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under

USP 4638258.4482866, BBE and

BBE s_nhal are trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc.

"WOW.TruSurround,and the (OP symbolare

trademarksof SRSLabs,Inc.WOWtechnologyis

incorporated under licu_e from SRS Labs, Inc.

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

For your plrotecton,

completely,

and keep

thls manual for future reference.

Carefully observe

and comply with

all warnings, cautions and instsu_orLs

please read

these

instractons

placed

on the set, or described

operating Ln.Structions

or service manual.

in the

WARNING

To guard against

injury, the following basic

safety

pz_aulions should be observed in the installation,

servicing

of the set.

Use

Power Sources

This set should be operated only

from

the type of power source

indicated on the serial/model

plate.

If you are not

_ur_ofthetypeofel_al pew_

sup

lled

to your home, co_ult doper or local power

company.

your

For

/

thc_e sets designed

to operate from battery

power,

refer to the operating

thstrucfior_.

Grounding or Polarization

_

:_

_t may

be equipped

with a polarized altematng

curcent

pa.u_ (,a plug having one blade wider than other).

This

plug wm ltt rata the power outlet only one way. This is a sMety

zeat_e..

1_you are unable

to insert the plu_ fully into the outlet,

try _ersmg the plug. If the plug still tMIs to fit, contact

your

elo,_trlchln to rephce

your obsolete outlet.

Do not defeat

the solely

purpose

of the polarized

plug,

For the set with a polarizedAC power cord plug

This plug will fit into the z_ower outlet

_n_vYone way. This is a s_ety feature.

ou are unable to insert the plug

tully into the outlet, tr/reversing the plug.

If the plug still fails to fit contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed.

Do not defeat the safety propose 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 g_ounding-type

power

outlet.

This is

a safety

feature.

If you axe unable

to insert

the plug into the

outlet, contact your electrician to have a suitable

outhetinstated. Do not defeat

the

safety

purpose of the grounding plug.

Overloading

Do not overload wag

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

arts

that could

res.ult in a fire or electric

sho_Pk.

Never

spill

liquid

of any kind on the set,

Attachments

Do not use attacin_ents

by the manufacturer, hagards.

not l'econ-m_ended as they may cause

Do not place

any objects, especially heavy ob'ects,

on top c;f the set. The object may

f_

from the set, causing injury.

Cleaning

Unplug

the set from the wall

outlet before

cleaning or polishing it. Do not u_

liquid

cleaners

or aerosol cleaners.

Use a cinth tghfly

dampened with water

for cteaning the exterior of the set.

!f a snapping

Is continuous

or popping sound from a TV set or frequent while the TV is

operating,

unplug the TV and consult

your dealer or service

technician.

It is normal

for

some

TV sets to make

occasional snappin popping sounds, particularly

turned

on or off.

when bein g g or

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/_

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Installation

Always

use two or more

people

to Lift or move the set. The setrm

heavy and the bottom

surface

is fiat. 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

power-line

for example,

near a bathtub,

washbowl,

kitchen sir&, or

htmdry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming

pool

etc.

Accessories

DO not place the set on

COrds or convenience

receptades beyond their

capacity,

since fills can result in foe

or eleclzle

shock.

Always kLmthe set off when it is not to be used. Whoathe set _ lef.t.,unatte.nded and unused

for long periods of time,

unplu_,.lr

from ule waJJ outlet

as a

peecaullon

against

the

_iT ty ot an internal

malfuncUon

that

could createa fire

DO not disco nne_. the antenna or the power cord during

a

heavy storm.

I..i_ht _in _ may strike while

you are holding

the cab!e or cora, causing serious injury.

Turn off your T_ aRC1 walt i:or _

weather to m_plove.

'

tTipod, bracket,

table,

or shah*.

The set

may

fall, ca_ing

serious

"ury to a child or an

a_ult,

and serious ....

damage

to the sol Use

ouly.a

ca_ or stand recommended

by the manafactorer

specific model of TV. Any mounting

of the product

should follow

the manularturer's

instructions, and'should use a

.d

_ the

moved

for the

_uck s..tops, excessive force, and uneven

surfaces

may cause the appliance and cart combinaiion

to overtam.

Ventilation

slots and ope. nings in the cabinet and in the back or

t_,ttom

are prowded

lor necemary ventilation.

To ensure renao|e operahon of the set

and to protect it from overheainlg,

these

blocked

or covered.

slots

and

Ope_gS

must

never

ha

cover

slots and openings with a cloth or other materials.

by placin_ the set on a bed, sofa,

rug or other s.milar

surface.

Never block the $ints and openings

_

aD

Service

Damage Requiring Service

LI_phx_ the set from the wall outlet and refer servicin_ to qualified

service persoxmel under the following

conditions:

When

the power

cord or plug

Ls _ed

or frayed.

_--_=,,=

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

spice, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet,

Never piao_ the set in a confined provided.

unless

proper ventitation

is radiator or heat register, or where it is

Do to dire_t suuli_t.

a

Power-Cord Protection

power cord, and do not place the set where

me

Antennas

Outdoor Antenna Grounding

If an outdoor antenna is installed,

follow

_e p_c .aufi_o_

in below. An outdoor a_tenna syst_

sho_x_ not be t°c.ac_, r

the vicinity of overhead power lines or other elect_c ggm o

power

circuits, or where

it can come in conLaci

with such

power

lines or circuits.

WHEN INSTALLING

CIRCUITS

AS CONTACT

ENXIAR1 ABLY 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 s stem is grounded

so as to provide some protection

against vSo_age surges and

built-u_.s_tic

_pctinn

810 of

the National

Eiect_al

Code

(_-J

Section

54 of the Canad_aa

Electrical

Code m Cana

.charges.

m u_A

and

provides

information with respect

to p.rppoz _o_inf_

ma_t and suvvortin_

structure,

grou_admg ot me leaa-m o_ location

of antenna

dLscbarge umt, cotmection

to _grou_Jiemg

electrodes, and requirements for the grounding eiecrrou .

Antenna Grounding According to the NE¢

Antenna Groundin_

According

Code,

ANSI/NFPA

70.

to fire Natlo_al

_. _,

,_.

Etectrical

6qEc SLa_TIO_ 8t_20_

G_O_lO_qG

O3_OoCIOt_

S_CI_(_N 810=21 ) pO_'_R SlER_E (_OUkO

_G

NE_ NAT_

Lightning

_'V_4C

CCOE

tighmingstorm, or when_t_slen.unattan_u_a_,au_.,

for lon_ periods of time, unplug

zt _

the w_ea ouuet ema

d isc_ra_ct

the antenna. This wig prevent

damage to the

_ecei-due to llghtni_g and power-_e

surges.

If the set has bee_ exposed to l_in or water.

If the set has been

subject to

excessive

shock by bein_

dropped,

or the cabinet ttas been damaged.

If the set does not op_.=te

.

normalfy when followmg

the operating

instructions.

Adjust only those controls that are

specified in

the o_-,ratlng insl_ucttens.

Improper ad]us_ent

ott_ _otmls

may result m dama

.

ot and will often re9 "m_. extenssve work_y a

_

_

/_'/

_l

qualified teclmlcia_ to t_tore

the set to normal 0peralio_

When the set exhibits a distinct chan pedormance

-this

indicates a need in

_or service.

Servicing since opevlng

the

cabk_

may expose

you to danserous voltage

or other bazard_

all servicing

to qualified service

Refer pe_oea_eL

Replacement

Parts

_

sure the

servioe

tochnicima

cerfafies

m writing that he has used

replaoement

varts

specified by the manufacturer

When

_eptacemeatparts are _=q_ui_.,

that be

original _,arts.

Unauthorized

substituttor_s

m_y result

in fire, elecmc shock,

or other hazards.

Safety Check

_, the set, ask the service

techulaan to Pethffeorm routine

safety

checks (as specified by manuJactutex)

Upon completion to deto x'_ap-e safe operating condition, that of any service the

. in

set Is or repairs and to.so ce ,r_..., to

W_ten the set reaches the eno ot ztsusetu_me,

i_proper

disposal

could result

in a picture

hawiosion,

Ask

a qua]Lfled service technlo_an to dispose of the set.

_.

,

,.

Contents

Introduction

Introducing

the FD Trinitron WEGA ® Features

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

1

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

2

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

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

2

2

Using the Remote Control

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

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

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

Connecting Your TV

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

Basic Connections

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

Cable Box Connections

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

Connecting Additional

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

9

11

12

14

3

5

7

Using Basic Functions

Setting Up the TV ..........................................................................................................................23

Quick Start to the Menus .............................................................................................................24

Using Picture in Picture (PIP) .....................................................................................................

Connections

that affect your ability to use PIP .................................................................

26

28

Using the Menus

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

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

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

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

Using the Parent Menu ................................................................................................................

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

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

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

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

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

Using the Basic Menu ...................................................................................................................

Other Information

Troubleshooting

Specifications

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

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

45

49

Index ......................................................................................................................................................50

29

30

31

33

35

36

38

40

41

42

43

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:

High Voltage

Regulator -- Provides

a significant improvement to picture quality by

increasing the brightness and focus.

O FD Trinitron Flat CRT-Delivers a picture with uncompromising

accuracy and outstanding image detail via a technologically advanced

tube.

O

Y, P_ P9 Inputs -- Provides

component

video inputs for superior picture quality

(480ionly).

O WOW -- Provides a dramatic presence with a full, deep bass sound. When WOW is enabled, BBE is directly activated to further enhance the audio performance.

TruSurround -- Produces a dynamic three dimensional sound for stereo audio signals.

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

_] CiearEdge VM -- Sharpens picture definition to give objects a crisp, clean edge.

0

DynaBiack--

Improves contrast and sharpens image detail.

121

Picture in Picture (PIP) --

Allows

you to view two programs

simultaneously.

UI Favorite Channels -- Provides instant access to your favorite channels with the touch of a

button.

O Info Banner -- Displays the name and the remaining time of the current program viewed,

if available.

_2 Universal Remote Control -- Operates your connected cable box, VCR, digital satellite receiver, or DVD player.

O Energy Star _ -- Meets the Energy Star guidelines

for energy efficiency.

_3 Front Panel Controls -- Allows access to the on-screen menus without the use of a remote

control.

O Front AN inputs -- Lets you quickly connect video games, camcorders or stereo/mono

equipment.

Operating Instructions

About this Manual

This manual provides instructions to help you enjoy your new TV. It shows you how to

connect to an antenna or cable, cable box, VCR, DVD, satellite receiver, stereo system, or camcorder. Once your TV is connected,

follow the instructions and use the remote control to access the

on-screen menus.

Batteries for the Remote Control

Insert two AA (R6) batteries (supplied)

into the remote control using the following

illustration as a guide.

Front Panel Menu Controls

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

the remote

control.

_1 Press © to display the on-screen menu. r7

Usethe

(_ and (_ buttons on the front Audio/Video

panel instead of your remote control.

Q

Use the (_ button on the front Audio/Video

panel to navigate

through the menus, then select an item. The front panel controls also allow you to change your channels (CH+/-),

adjust the volume (VOL +/-), and change video inputs.

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[]

[]

Using the Remote Control

Remote Control

Description

®®®1

®®®/

®®

SONY

[TV!

Button

[]

MUTING

Description

press to turn off the sound.

Press again or press

VOL

C_J to restore sound.

.

[_

SYSTEM OFF

press to turn off the equipment prograrnmed into the remote control.

See "Progranunmg the Remote

Control" on page 5.

_[]

-_

TV/VCR

Press to switch between TV and VCR mode. If you have a non-Sony VCR, you will need to program

the remote control to recognize your VCR. For

details; see "Programming

the Remote Control" on page 5.

-[_ []

ANT ............

-[] (antenna)

Press to Switch between VHT/UHF input to the

AUX input.

"[]_

PiCT6REM00E

P_s _atedly io siep i_o._

the available vid_ picture modes:

Vivid, Standard, Movie

and Pro.

Also available in the Video menu. See "Using

the

[] Video Menu" on page 30 for details.

[]

SLEEP

.[_

._

Press repeatedly until the TV displays the time in

minutes

(15, 30, 45, 60, or 90) that you want the TV

to remain on before shutting

off automatically.

Cancel by pressing until Sleep Off appears.

While

the Sleep feature is set, press once to view

the

remaining time.

.[_[_

JUMP

Press to jump back and forth between two channels.

the last channel

that you selected.

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

[]

[]

TV/SAT

......

(_

[]

RESET

[]

[]

VOL (volume)

CODE SET

Press to switch between the TV and SAT (satellite)

inputs when in SAT FUNCTION mode.

Press for a dizect selection of Effect settings

(Simulated, WOW, TruSurround, Off) when the

remote is in TV FUNCTION

mode.

See "Using

the Audio Menu" on page 31 for details.

Press to return

to factory settings

while in an

on.-scro_n

menu,

press (+) or (-) to adjust the vohime.

Press to program your remote control to operate

connected video equipment.

See "Progranu_ing

the

Remote Control" on page 5.

3

4

Operating Instructions

Button

[]

POWER buttons

[]

FUNCTION b_0ns

[]

PIP (picture in

Picture)

VCR (operating)

[]

W/VIDEO

[]

DISPLAY

[]

MTSiSAP

[]

[]

(_-_

ENTER and

GUIDE

[]

• and I_

(to record)

_1_

m-

II

_

[]

•ENU

[]

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 sei_

file

equipment _CR/D_, 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 PIP feature. See "Using Picture in

PictaLre (PIP)" on page 26.

Press to operate your VCR. The VCR must be

programmed

into the remote control. For instructions, see "Programming

Control" on page 5.

the Remote

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.

sto ;:......................

Pause.

Press again to _sttme normal

playback.

Press to cycle through available video inputs.

P_son-cetod-_playti_eeu_enit_ma-e (if-_et)andthe program status such as channel number,

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

(if set). P_ss again to turn off the display.

-

Press to cycle through the Multi-channel TV Sotmd

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

Programming),

and M-ono.

Press to change channels.

The channel changes after

two seconds.

Press to display the program guide of your satellite

aD.tel:_l_a.

Press the arrow buttons

to move the cursor in the

on-screen

menus.

Press the center button to select

an option.

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.

Using the Remote Control

Programming the Remote Control

In order to use your remote control with other equipment, control.

Use the following procedure to program the remote you need control.

to program your remote

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 CZD-

3

Press _ oronthe _(_ buttonbar to indicate the type of component you want to

program with the remote control.

4

Use the (_)-(_) buttons to enter the three-digit

manufacturer's

code number.

5

Press O"

6

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

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

5

Operating instructions

Manufacturer's

VCRs

Manufacturer

Sony

Admiral

(M. Ward)

Aiwa

Audio

Dynamic

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

Broksonic .....

Canon

Citizen criterion

.....

Curtis Mathes

Daewoo

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

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

Dimenala

F_erson

.......

Fisher

Funai ....

General

Electric

Codes

Code

301, 302, 303

327

338, 344

3i4, 337

319, 317

309, 308

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

302, 332

315

304, 338, 309

341, 312, 309

314; 3361337

304

3"i6_3i0, 3i6,

317, 318, 341

330, 335

338

329, 304, 309

Manufacturer Code

Olympic

Optimus

Panasonic

Pentax

Philco

PhUips

Pioneer

Quasar

RCA/

PROSCAN

Realistlc

Sansui

......

Sanyo

......

Scott

Sharp

Shintom

Signature 2000

(M. Ward)

SV2000

309, 308

327

308_ 3_i

3_,

307

305, 304

308, 309

308, 309, 3i0

308

308, 309, 306

304, 305, 308,

309, 311, 312,

313, 310, 329

_ 336_32K

335, 324,. 338

314

322, 313, 321

330, 335

312, 313, 321,

335, 323, 324,

325, 326

327, 328

315

338,327

338

.....

DVD Players

Manufacturer

Sony

Hitachi

JVC

Magnavox

Mitsubishi

Oritron

Panasonic

Philips

Pioneer

RCA

Swung

Toshiba

Zenith

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

761

759

753

757

Code

751

758

756

757

752

755

758 ..............

754 ..........................

760

Cable Boxes

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

Manufacturer Code

Sony

Hamlin / Regal

230 .....................

222, 223, 2241 .............

225, 226

Jerrold/G.L/

Motorola

26i_ 202, 263,

204, 205, 206,

207, 208, 218

Go vicieo ..........

G0ldstar ............

_ta_ ............

32.213391340

332

306. 304. 305_....

338

Sylvania

Symphonic

Tashiso

308, 309, 338,

310

338

.....

332

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

Oak

Panasonic

Pioneer

_en_c

227, 228, 229

219, 220, 221

2i4; 2i5

2_, 210, 211.

Instant Replay

309, 308 ......................

JC Penney 309, 305, 304,

330, 314, 336,

JVC

337

314, 336, 337,

345, 346, 347

Kenwood

.......

314, 336, 332,

337

LX1.............................

332, 305, 330,

335,338

_avox

Marantz

.........

308, 309_ 3i0 ......

314, 336, 337

Tatung 314, 336, 337

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

Teac 314, 336, 338,

337

Altanta

Tocom

Zenith

216, 217

212, 213

Technics......

309,308 ......................

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

Toshiba 312, 311

Satellite Receivers

Wards

....

327, 328, 335,

331, 332

Manufacturer

Sony

€o_

801

Yamaha

314, 330, 336,

337

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

Dish Ne_ork

Echostar

8i0

8i0

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

Zenith

331 General

Electric

_tada

802

808

........

l_inol_

.......

_S_'_/

MGA

_9 ,-33 5 ..............

_,_ ...........

Sony

.......

325-,

.....

Panasonic

326 Pioneer

Code

701

704,710

702 .........

Hughes

MitsubishJ

Panasonic

804

809

803

314, 336, 337

Toshiba

806, 807 NEC

6

Using the Remote Control

Using your TV Remote Control with Other Equipment

Operating a VCR

Press

C2D

(_-(_

To

.....

Power on the VCR (VCR/DVD

green button)

Select a channel

......

(_)

D"

• ....

or _

• and _

Chang e channe_-_

Play Video tape

st?p

........

Search forward or backward

Pause

Record

Switch between

VCR and TV inputs

..........

Press

vcm_w

(_)- (_

(_ _)

_._

|1

O

To

Power on the DVD (VCR/DVD

green button)

Select chapters

Search chapters

forward

or backward

Play DVD

Stop

Pause

Display

the DVD menu

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

to

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

Press

C2D

_

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

||

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

To

Power on the laser disc (VCR/DVD

green button)

Search chapters

forward or backward

Play disc

Stop

Pause

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

Operating Instructions

Operating a Satellite Receiver

Press To

{_ -(_)

Power on the satellite

receiver (SAT/CABLE

green button)

Select a channel

(D

C[D

(D

Back to previous channel

Display

channel number

Display SAT GUIDE

Display SAT Menu

Use the arrow buttons

to move the cursor

in the menu, and the center button to

Operating a Cabl e Box

Press To

SAT/CABLE

C2D

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

Power on the cable box (SAT/CABLE

green button)

(_)-_) Select a channel

(_)(_ Chang e channels

O

Change back to previous channel

8

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

5

JaCk

mAux

_scription ....

cable provider does not feature local channels.

You can switch between

local and cable channels by pressing ANT on the

remote control. Devices connected

to the AUX input cannot be

viewed

in PIP.

]

[]TO

cONvER'I'ER

_2_ out jack _at ie_ you_t up your_ to .............

switch between scrambled channels (through a cable box) and normal cable channels (CATV). Use this jack instead of a splitter to get better picture quaUty when you need to switch between scrambled and unscrambled cable channels.

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

VHF/UHF

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

_

S viDEo

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

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.

9

Operating Instructions

Jack Description

....

[]

AUDIO L(MONO), R/

_s input connects to

the

AuDi6/v[DE6

VIDEO

VCR or other video equipment.

output jarks on your

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.

[] Y, PB, Pd L(MON0), R These inputs _ideo 4-5) Connect to the component Vide0 Y, PB,

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

[]MONITOR OUT _ OutpUt ie_ you _cord 6e pro_ you are waic_g

to a

VCR. When two VCRs are connected (see "Connecting Two

VCRs for Tape Editing" on page 21), you can use your TV as a monitor for tape-to-tape editing.

[] AUDIO OUT

(VAPJFIX)

L(MONO), R

This jack connects to the Audio input jacks on your audio

equipment.

You can listen to your TV's audio through your

stereo system.

10

Connecting Your TV

Basic Connections

TV with

Cable, Indoor, or Outdoor Antenna

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

below:

A

VHF only 75-ohm or coaxial cable

VHF/UHF or

Cable

_)_'_

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

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

(usually built in to newer homes).

B

VHF only

or

300-ohm lead twin cable

(Rear of TV)

VHF/UHF

UHF only or

VHFIUHF

(not supplied)

• ,

ii

*

Use this to connect the TV to a dipole antenna,

also known as a rabhit ears antenna

(usually found in older homes).

Antenna connector

Converter (EAC-25)

tt

C

VHF and

UHF

75-ohm

coaxial cable

_P'-_--

(Rear of TV)

EAC-66 U/V mixer

(notsupp,

300-ohm lead

twin cable

This allows you to connect your TV to both a cable system and a dipole antenna, in order to

view both cable and local channels.

11

12

Operating Instructions

Cable Box Connections

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

If you subscribe to that kind of cable service, use this connection.

Scrambled signals coming in to the TV through the cable box cannot be viewed in PIP. If some, but not all, of your channels are scrambled, consider using the cable box and cable connection.

W

and Cable Box

Cable box

From cable/ antenna

]

Rear of

TV

2

1

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

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

VHF/UHF jack on your TV.

Usingyour

W

with this connection

This connection

allows you to do the following:

O

Q

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

To activate your remote press _ to operate your cable box and then use the (_)-(_)

buttons or CH+/buttons to change the channels.

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 33).

Connecting Your TV

Cable Box and Cable

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 use the remote control to: change channels through your cable box when you are receiving a scrambled signal n change channels through your TV

This connection also allows you to use the PIP feature when you are viewing

unscrambled

channels coming directly into your TV from your cable. Scrambled signals coming through the

cable box cannot be viewed in PIP. For more information on the PIP feature, see page 26.

Cable box

Rear of

W

2

Coaxial cable

75-ohm Coaxial cable

1

CAW

cable

(unscrambled channels)

1

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

2 Using a coaxial cable (not supplied),

connect the IN jack on your cable box to the TO

CONVERTER jack on your TV.

3 Using a coaxial cable (not supplied),

connect the OUT jack on your cable box to the AUX

jack on your TV.

Using your

W

with this connection

This connection

allows you to do the following:

Q Program your Sony remote control to operate your cable box (see page 5). lULT_BUE n To activate your remote,

press

CUD to operate your cable box and then use the 0-9

buttons or CH+/-

buttons to change the channels. 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 33).

Press (Z_ to switch back and forth between

VHF/UHF

(local channels or unscrambled) and AUX (cable system or pay channels).

13

Operating Instructions

Connecting

Additional Equipment

Connecting a TV and VCR

Rear of TV

2

1

[__o_

VCR

From cable/antenna

t_ _ _Video

_

(yellow)

Audio I. (white)

......... 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

Q 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.

n For better picture quality, use S VIDEO instead of the yellow

video cable. S VIDEO does

not provide sound, so you still must connect the audio cables.

Usingyour TV with this connection

This connection

allows you to do the following:

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

To activate your remote, press CID to operate your VCR. Todothis, first pmgram your

remote control, then use the Channel Fix feature to set your TV to channel 3 or 4 (see page 33). n P_ss

CID repeatedly to switch between

VCR input (VIDEO input) and VHF/UHF

(local channels).

14

Connecting Your TV

Connecting a TV, VCR, and 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 use the remote control to:

CI change channels through your cable box or VCR when you are receiving a scrambled signal

O change channels through your TV

This connection also allows you to use the PIP feature when you are viewing unscrambled channels coming directly into your TV from your cable. Scrambled signals coming through the cable box cannot be viewed in PIE For more information on the PIP feature, see page 26.

Rear of

TV

_T

VCR

AUI_O R _dOX_ L VI_

(O_"

I t

3

1 Splitter

,_,,J.t

Cable

2a Cable box t

Optional connection white) red)

(yellow)

1

Connect the single input jack of the splitter to your incoming

cable connection.

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

a)

the IN jack on your cable box

b)

the VHF/UHF jack on the TV

3

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

on your VCR.

(continued)

15

Operating Instructions

with digita| boxes.

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 or cable box (see page 5).

_1 To activate your remote, press _CEDto operate your VCR or CED to operate your cable

box. 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 33).

Q

Press CED repeatedly

to switch between

VCR mput (VIDEO mput),

VHF/UHF (local channels or unscrambled),

or cable box (cable system or scrambled channels).

16

Connecting Your TV

Connecting a TV and Satellite Receiver

From

cable/ antenna

Rear of TV

Satellite receiver

A _ _; ....... Video

(yellow)

_

Audio L (white)

Audio R (red)

1

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

receiven

2

Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to the VHF/UHF

jack on

your TV.

3 Using audio/video

cables (not supplied),

connect AUDIO/VIDEO

OUT on your satellite

receiver to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Usingyour TV with this connection

This connection allows you to do the following:

[3

Program your Sony remote contIol to operate your satellite receiver (see page 8).

8AT_LE

To activate your remote,

press

CZD to operate your satellite receiver. See page 7 on how

to operate other functions.

n Press _

repeatedly

to switch to satellite receiver input (VIDEO input).

17

Operating instructions

Connecting a TV, VCR, and Satellite Receiver

4

1

_

_

From antenna cable/

2

VCR

_Rear

@@@

Satellite receiver

1

31 of TV

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 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/VIDEO

OUT on your satellite

receiver to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your VCR.

5 Using audio/video

cables (not supplied),

connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your VCR to

AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Using your

TV with this connection

This connection

allows

you

to do the following:

O Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR or satellite receiver (see pages 7-8).

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

_T_ .

O To activate your remote,

press C_ to operate your VCR or C_ to operate your satellite

receiver.

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

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

channels).

18

Connecting Your TV

Connecting a DVD Player

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

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

_

Video (yellow)

Audio [ (white)

Audio R(red)

Optional connection

ra 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.

_1

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). This connection

can be done on VIDEO 4 or 5 (both Y, PB, PR).

Rear of TV

Rear of DVD Player

_white)

red)

1

2

Using component

video cables (not supplied), connect the Y, P,, PR OUT on your DVD

player to Y, PB, PR 1N on your TV.

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

Using your TV with this connection

This connection allows you to do the following:

Q Program your Sony remote control to operate your DVD (see page 7).

ca

To activate your remote, press _

to operate your DVD.

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

19

Operating instructions

Connecting a Camcorder

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 the AUDIO/VIDEO

OUT on your camcorder to the AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Front AN Panel

@@@

@o

@

+

III

.ud,o.,red)

AN

output v

_

Video (yellow)

Optional connection

0 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 an Audio System

1

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.

2

Set the Speaker option to Off. For more instructions, see "Using the Audio Menu" on page 31.

3 Open the Audio Out option on the Audio Menu and select Fixed to control the volume through the connected audio system. For more instructions, see "Using the Audio Menu" on page 32.

Rear of TV

:

:

J

AUDIO-R(red)

2O

Connecting Your TV

Connecting Two VCRs for Tape Editing

You can connect two VCRs together to edit video tapes. You can also connect both VCRs to your TV to view the program being recorded.

of TV

VCR (four p,av_oyback

_Rear

VCR (for recording)

1

2

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

VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV.

Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO 1N on the second VCR to the MONITOR AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your TV.

Using your

W

with this connection

This connection allows you to do the following:

O Program your Sony remote control to operate your VCR (see page 7).

D

To activate your remote p_ss CZ) to operate your VCR, see page 7on how to operate other functions.

Press _ repeatedly to switch DVD input (VIDEO inputs).

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.

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

_to

exit.

To perform Auto Programagain

1

Press

C_"

2

Press _ to highlight

Channel Setup Menu.

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

4

Press _" or _ to highlight

On or Off according to how you connected

your TV. Press C_Dto select.

5

Press _" to highlight Auto Program.

Press C!9 to search for channels.

6 After Auto Program finishes, press _u

to exit.

To reset the W to factory settings

1

Turn the TV on.

2

Hold down (zD 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

PL_ET cD.

23

Operating Instructions

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 29.

Menu Allows you to

m,,

.

,-,

Adjust your picture

settings

....... " " n Change your audio settings.

...... -.....

i

z

24

.

[, Customize

your channel settings.

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

Menu

Allows you to

Using Basic Functions

u,.

_ z -i.....

L • m ,,

Set the clock on your TV and program scheduled viewing using Timer 1 and Timer 2.

Select closed captioning options, label video inputs, adjust tilt correction, enhance your DVD picture resolution.

(16:9 Enhanced), select menu

language,

or run a demo oftbe

menus.

i_ii. I, _ .. _

_;......

Access the most commonly used menu settings.

25

Operating instructions

Using Picture in Picture (PIP)

The Picture-in-Picture

(PIP) feature allows you

to view two programs

the full size "main" picture and one in a small "window"

picture.

Displaying Picture in Picture

Indicates which picture, is currently receiving simultaneously,

one in

Main the main picture

of the window

picture picture

To use PIP

1

Press the TV button to control PIP with the yellow buttons. Tune your TV to a channel that

you know is currently airing programming.

F_

2

Press (_

to display the window picture.

3

Use the yellow PIP (CH +/-) buttons to change the channel in the PIP window

picture.

To check your PIP

1

Press the TV button to control PIP with the yellow buttons. Tune your TV to a channel, which Vou know is currently airing programming.

_P SWAP

2

Press (_) to turn PIP on, then press (_.

The channel from the main window

should now

appear in the window

picture.

3

Use the (CH +/-) buttons on the bottom of your remote control to select the same channel in the main picture.

4

Use the yellow PIP (CH +/-) buttons to change the channel in the PIP window

picture.

5

Press the yellow (_) PIP button to switch the PIP window to other video inputs for other

equipment

that is connected to any of the VIDEO IN jacks of your TV. You should see a

different picture in your PIP window

for each piece of connected video equipment.

Make sure the connected equipment

is turned on and working when you perform this test.

26

Using Basic Functions

P_q

1_61TK_

®

F_

(_)

sw_

(_)

PiP Function buttons

Yellow

PiP button

_P .....

(_)

Description

P_ss to _m the PiP feature on _cl Off. Press repeatedly window size (1/9, 1/16, Off).

w_aDEo

(_)

_o

(_)

to change the

Press to cycle

through

the available video equipment connected to the TV in the PIP window picture.

you have

Press to alternate sound between the main picture and the PIP window picture.

The sound symbol d _ appears for three seconds, indicating whether you are hearing the sound from the main or PIP window picture.

Press to change the channel in the PIP window picture.

To change the channel in the main window, use the main (CH +/-) buttons at the bottom of the remote control.

P_SS tO move the location of the window picture to any of the four

comers

of the screen.

Press to freeze the window picture.

Press

again

to restore the picture.

The main window continues to play

as usual.

Press to switch the main picture with the PIP window picture.

Press again to switch back.

For more ih_6rmati0n about your remote control, see _using _he Rem6te _ontrol!;

To change channels/programsin the PiPwindow

UI

Use the yellow PIP (CH +/-) button to scroll through TV channels.

_1

Use the yellow TV/VIDEO button to cycle through other video equipment connected to the TV, such as your VCR, DVD player, or satellite receiver.

27

Operating instructions

Connections that affect your ability to use PIP

Q

Any video equipment

you have connected

to the AUX input cannot be viewed in the PIP window.

If you are viewing all channels through a cable box, the PIP feature will not work. The cable box only unscrambles one signal at a time, so the window picture will be the same as the main picture.

See page 15 for more information on how to connect your cable box and use your PIP feature.

Connected equipment in VIDEO 4-5 (Y, Pb, Pr) is not visible in PIP.

28

Using the Menus

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

How to Access Menus

To AccessMenus

1

Press _:_ to display the on-screen menu.

2 Use the <_or _>buttons to highlight the desired menu icon. Press (2iD to select it.

3

Use the _ or _' buttons to scroll up and down through the featu_s.

4

Follow the instructions on the screen.

5 For instructions on using a specific menu, see the page in this section that talks about that menu.

6 Press _u to exit the menu,

29

Operating Instructions

Using the Video Menu

To access the Video menu, use the following steps:

ToDisplay To Select

MENU

% .

%

Press ,7' to highlight an option; then press CaD.

Mode

Customized

........

picture viewing

Use the '_ or _ buttons to highiighi Oneof the foilo_ng Options' _ press _

to select it.

Vivid:

Standard:

Movie:

Pro:

Select for enhanced picture contrast and sharpness.

Select for a standard picture.

Select for a f'mely detailed picture.

Select for natural picture and sharpness.

_ Press:[]

bn the remote Controlfor diiect accesstO the picture modes (ViVid,Sta_,

Pi_ure

.......

Press <_to decrease the contrast. Press _ to increase the contrast. ...........

M_ie_ _roii

Brightness

Color

......

Press <_to darken the picture. Press €, to brighten the picture.

Press <_to decrease color saturation. Press €, to increase color saturation.

Sharpness

Color Temp.

White tint adjustment

ClearEdge

VM

DynaBlack

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

Press ,0 to soften the picture. Press €' to sharpen the picture.

Use the '_ or '_'buttons to highlight one of the following optinns, then press CE:)

to select it.

Cool:

Neutral:

Warm:

Gives white colors a blue tint.

Gives white colors a neutral tint.

Gives white colors a red tint.

Sharpens picture definition to give objects a crisp, dean edge. Use the 'ff or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options:

High, Low, Off, then

press CE)

to select it.

Improves conlrast and sharpens image detail. Use the '_ or '_'buttons to highlight one of the following options: High, Low, Off, then press QD to select it.

3O

Using the Menus

Using the Audio

mm

Menu

To access the Audio menu, use the following

steps:

To Display

MENU

ToHighlight _

To Select

Press '0"to

highlight

an option; then press CD.

Treble

Bass

Balance

Steady

Sound

Effect

It"

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.

Press <_to emphasize the left speaker. Press 4>to emphasize the right speaker.

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

On:

Off:

Select to stabilize the volume when changing the channels.

Select to turn Steady Sound Off.

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

Simulated:

WOW:

Simulates theater quality sound for mono programs.

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

When WOW is enabled, BBE is activated to further enhance

TruSurround:

Off:

the audio performance.

Produces a dynamic three-dimensional sound for stereo audio signals.

Provides normal stereo or mono reception.

MTS

Multi-Channel

TV Sound

Use the _ or _ buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press CE3 to select it.

Stereo:

Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo.

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

Program (SAP) when a signal is received.

Mono:

Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception.

31

Operating Instructions

I

Speaker

Custom selection

of

audio output source

Audio

Out

Use to control the TV's volume through a stereo

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

to select it.

On:

Select to listen to the sound from the "IV speakers separate stereo system.

with or without

a

Off:

Select to turn offthe TV speakers and listen to the TV's sound only

through external audio system speakers.

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

to select it.

Variable:

Fixed:

Adjust the volume

Adjust the volume

through your TV. through a connected stereo.

32

Using the Menus

Using the Channel Menu

To access the Channel menu, use the following steps:

To Display

MENU

To Highlight _i

To Select

Press '_ to highlight an option; then press OD.

Favorite

Channels

Quick access

to favorite channels

m[ -_ll

1

Use the '_ or '_ buttons to highiight the position (i"Si where you want toseia

favorite channel, then press OD.

2

Use the '3 or _" buttons to fmd the channel you want to add to your favorite

channels.

3

Press (2D to select the channel. The "IV will automatically change to the

selected channel.

4

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

Cable

Touse Fayotite€_n_Isi ex_a!l menus and press

CaD. Pres_ _:0 _ _e

desiredchannel numbe_and press cD.

_he _i:to ire

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

On:

Off:

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

Select if you are using a TV antenna.

Channel Fix

Use the _ or _" buttons tOhighlight one of the foiiowing options, then press _ ......

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.

AUX 2-6:

Select this setting instead

of 2-6

if you want to change channels

using a cable box, VCR, or satellite receiver and you've connected it

to the AUX input.

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.

33

Operating Instructions

Illll

Auto Program

Channel

Skip/Add

Perform Auto Program whenever setting up your TV.

Auto Program will search for available channels and program receivable channels.

Use this feature after you run Auto Program to skip unwanted channels or add

new ones.

1

Use the _) or '_"buttons to highlight the position of the desired channel, then

press CE).

2

Use the '_ or '_ buttons to highlight Skip or Add, then press (2!D.

3

Press <_to return to the Channel menu or press _

to exit.

Channel

Label

Label up to 40 channels with their call letters

1

Press (:E), then use the 0 or '_"buttons until you reach the desired channel

number.

2

Press C£3 to activate the channel.

3

Press 0 to highlight Label, then press GD. Use the 0 or 0 buttons to display the first call letter or number of the label. Press CE) to select. Repeat this process until you finish selecting all the call letters.

4

When f'mishcd, press <3_ to activate.

5

Press <_ to return to the Channel menu or press c::9 to exit.

34

Using the Menus

Using the Parent

_

Menu

To access the Parent menu, use the following steps:

To Display

MENU

To Highlight To Select

-% li_['_ •

-".....

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

To usethe Parent Menu

When you select the Parent 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.

35

Operating Instructions

Parental Control

Setting the Rating

You can change the Rating by selecting one of the Parental Lock options. li'll .i, I _

'_I

1

Press'_"to highlight Parental Lock; then press GD.

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 'i) or '_"to highlight the desired rating and press CD.

Rating

Off ........

Youth ....

Young Adult

Custom

TV will allow a maximum rating of

No rating limit ...........

_-v, _-GI G (u.s._,G,c (cana0ai

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

TV-14, PG-13 (U.S.), 14+ (Canada) select to Set more restrictive raiings(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 Parent Menu" on page 35.

Select a Country

Select U.S.A. to use US ratings (see pages 38-39) or select Canada to use Canadian ratings (see page 40).

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

1

Press _" to highlight Country, then press _.

2

Use the '_"or '_ to highlight the desired country and press C:_.

36

Using the Menus

Information for Parents

To view a programthat exceedsthe TV rating

ENTER

n

Press

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

Entering your password to view a blocked program will tempora_!iyturn Parental Lock tO _: To reactivate your Lock _ttings, _rn the TV off then back on the _W li return to the settings _at _ have selected.

Using the Custom Menu

Follow the instructions on the screen to make your custom settings. Select the country desired for your

TV's rating limit. See page 38 for U.S. models and page 40 for Canadian models for more information.

37

Operating instructions

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 40.)

Movie Rating

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

Rating

_fin_

as ........

G

General audience

PG

Parental guidance suggested

PG-13

R

Parents strongly cautioned

Restricted

NC-17

No one 17 and under admitted

X

Adult audience only

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

.....

I'11'1'

IV Rating

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

Content

Age ..............

_fi_d

as

Defined as

fv-Y

.......

FV

w:Y7

..........

tooi,i6i_iiii_gn

....

b

...........

Su_estive

(iialogue

.........

W-G ........

_e_

audience

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

L

.......

Strong i_g_e

TV-PG ....................

S

Sex_l si_tions ......

"I'V-14 ............

Strongly cautioned ................... V ..................... Vi0ience ...............

Tv-MA....

_b-a,di_;_cg-ofii;

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

38

Unrated

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

Allow

Block

Allows aii

unrated prog_s

Blocks all unrated programs

U_-ma_Am_,,

Using the Menus

39

Operating Instructions

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

C8+

G

PG

J4+

......

Defined as

Children

Children 8 years and older

General programming

Parental guidance viewers i4 and older .........

18+ Adult programming

...,_,., ---

French Rating

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

Rating

G

Defined as

General

8 ans+

13 arts+

16 arts+

18 ans+

Not recommended for younger children

Not recommended for children under age 13

Not recommended for ages under 16

This program is restricted to adults

U.S.A. Rating

For programs from the United States, see "TV Rating" on page 38.

40

Using the Menus

Using the Timer Menu

To access the Timer menu, use the following steps:

To Display

MENU

I

To Highlight

_

To Select

Current Time

Set your TV to the current day and time. Press CiD to open the CurrentTime

menu:

1

Use the 0 or O buttons to enter the correct day and time, then press CEg.

2

Press _ to exit the menu.

Timer I and

Timer 2

Scheduled 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 'ff or _" buttons to highlight Timer 1 or Timer 2, then press CE).

2

Use the '3" or '_"buttons to enter the desired day, start time, duration, and channel, then press CiD. The timer status should be On when the Timer has bean set, and the timer light on the front panel of the TV should be on.

3

Press _o to exit the menu.

41

Operating Instructions

Using the Setup Menu

To access the Setup menu, use the following steps:

To Display

MENU

To Highlight To Select

I ml ,l l l I=1 1

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

mlq,r---_w

_

Caption

Vision

Closed-

Captioning

Video Label

Label connected equipment

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

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

Off:

CC1, 2, 3, 4:

Caption Vision is not activated.

Displays printed dialogue and sound effects of a program.

Text1, 2, 3, 4:

Displays network/station information.

Info:

Displays the name of the current program and its remaining time

(if available) when you change the channel or press the DISPLAY button.

Allows you to identify the audio/video components connected to the TV: VC1L

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

1

Press the _ or '_"buttons to highlight the input you want to label and press CE).

2

Press the _ or ¢" buttons to highlight a label and press _.

3

Press <_to raurn to the Setup menu or press _ to exit.

Tilt

Correction

Language

16:9

Enhanced

Demo

Use the ,_ or _" buttons to set the tilt of the picture from -5 to +5, then press CE:)to activate.

Display all menus in the language of your choice.

Use the '3'or _" buttons to select from one of the following options: English,

Espafiol

(Spanish) end Frangais (French). Then press CD.

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

only available when the TV is in Video mode.

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

42

Using the Menus

Using the Basic Menu

To access the Basic menu, use the following steps:

To Display

MENU

To Highlight

To Select

Press '_ to highlight an option; then press CE).

mhw.--_

Picture

Press <) to decrease picture contrast.

Picture contrast

Press _ to increase picture contrast.

Caption Vision The Basic menu displays the current Caption Vision setting. By default, this is Off.

Closed-

Captioning

Effect

Use the _ or _" buttons to highlight one of the following options, then press <2E)to

select it.

Simulated:

WOW:

Simulates theater quality sound for mono programs.

Provides a dramatic presence with a full, deep bass sound. When

WOW is enabled, BBE is activated to further enhance the audio

Advanced

Menu

TruSurround:

Off: pel_'ognlance.

Produces a dynamic three-dimensional sound for stereo audio signals.

Normal stereo or mono reception.

Press CE) to return to the advanced menus.

43

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 POWER button on the TV front panel. The

settings

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

button.

I cannot

access

other Q If you use the _

menus when

I am in

the Basic menu

to close the Basic menu, only the Basic menu

appears when you press _u select the advanced

again. To access the other menus,

menu option (page 43).

The "IV is dirty

Q

clean

the TV with a Soiiiiry cl0[t_Never Use str0ng solven_suchas thinner or benzine, which might damage the finish of the cabinet.

I lost the parental control password

0

In the password

screen_ enter the foUow_g master p_swordi

4357. After using the master password,

you must create a new password.

You cannot use the master to unlock currently blocked

channels.

There is a black box on the screen r_

You have selected a text option in the Setup menu (page 42) 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,

se!ect CCI_ 4 "instead °f Text!-4"

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

There was a blackout

Q

Press the POWER button on your remote control or on the TV

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

on and the timer LED is flashing

Digital cable box does not work

Q Be sure that you have not connected the digital cable box to the

TV's TO CONVERTER jack. This jack is not compatible

with

digital cable boxes.

Q

If you are connecting

a VCR and digital cable box using a splitter,

as described in pages 15-16, you must use a special bi-directional

splitter that is designed to work with your digital cable box.

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

45

Operating Instructions

Remote Control

Problem Possible Remedies

I cannot operate the

o

Press TV (FUNCTION) when operating your TV.

remote control

o

Check the orientation

of the batteries.

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

Q

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

I cannot change channels with the remote control

I lost the remote control

0

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).

O 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,

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

I

cannot operate a component with the remote control

When I changed the batteries, the code numbers changed

back to the factory

settings

Possible Remedies

0

Try entering them one by one until you come to the correct code

for your component.

O If you enter a new code number, the code number you previously

entered at that setting

is erased.

_

Use the component's own remote

control.

_1 You must reprogram the remote control

46

Other Information

Video

Problem

NO picture, no sound

Poor or no picture, good sound

No color

Only snow appears on the screen

Dotted lines or stripes

Double images or ghosts

Possible Remedies

rn

Make sure the power cord is plugged in.

UI If a red light is flashing 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.

O Check the TV/VIDEO setiing: when watching TV, set it to TV;

when watching video equipment,

set it to VIDEO 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5

(page 4).

_1 Make sure you have inserted the batteries correctly into the

remote control (page 2).

Try another channel to rule out station trouble.

Q

Adjust the Picture setting in the Video menu (page 30).

Q

Adjust the Brightness

setting in the Video menu (page 30).

Q

Check the antenna and/or

cable connections

(page 11).

Q Adjust the Color setting in the Video menu (page 30).

Q Check the Cable setting in the Channel menu (page 33).

_ Check the antenna and/or

cable connections

(page 11). n Make sure the channel selected is currently broadcasting.

_1

Adjust the antenna.

Q

Move the TV away from other electronic equipment.

Some electronic equipment

creates electrical noise, which can interfere

with TV reception.

Q

Check your outdoor antenna

or call your cable service.

Audio

Problem

Good picture, no sound

Possible Remedies

Q

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

Q Check your Audio settings.

Your TV may be set to Auto SAP in the MTS feature (page 31).

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

_ ......................

47

Operating Instructions

Channels

Problem

Possible Remedies i cannot receive higher number channels (UHF) when

using an antenna

Cable stations don't seem to work

0 Make sure Cable is set to Off in the Channel menu (page 33)i

O Perform

Auto

Program to add channels that are not presently

in

the memory

(page 23).

UI

Make sure Cable is set to On in the Channel menu (page 33),

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

I cannot get anything

O

Be sure that you did not set the video in the Setup menu (page 42)

but TV to skip your video inputs.

If a video input has been set to Skip, it will be skipped when you press the TV/Video buttons for either the main or PIP pictures.

Picture in Picture (PIP)

Probiem

....

Possible Remedies

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

The remote control doesn't work in PIP mode

_

Press the TV FUNCTION button.

You may have inadvertendy pressed the VCR/DVD FUNCTION button, which changes the

PIP buttons to VCR mode (page 26).

There is no window

picture

static or it is just

ui

Be sure your PIP window picture is set to a video source/channel that has a program airing,

Q

You may be tuned to a video input with nothing connected to it.

Try cycling through your video inputs using the yellow PIP IV/

VIDEO button with the red dot (page 26).

I get the same program in the

_

Both may be set to the same channel. Try changing channels in

either the main picture or the window

picture (page 26).

window picture

as in D

Your TV may be set up to select all your channels through a cable the main picture

box. The cable box will only unscramble one signal at a time, so

you cannot use the PIP feature. If possible, run a direct cable to the

VHF/UHF

jack on your IV. This will only work if your cable

system provides

an unscrambled signal (page 13).

I cannot see

VIDEO

4-5 (Y, Pb, Pr) in PiP

Q

Connected equipment

in VIDEO 4-5 (Y, Pb, Pr) is not visible ha PIE.

Contacting Sony

Before calling our Customer Information

Services Center, please have ready your TV's serial number. It is located

on

the rear of your TV or on the front cover of this manual The person

attending

to your caIIwill ask you for it.

Our Customer Information Services

Center phone

number is 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (US residents

only) or (416) 499-

SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).

48

Other Information

Specifications

For all models (except as noted)

Television

Supplied

system

Channel coverage

Antenna

Picture tube

Power requirements accessories

Inputs/outputs

Optional accessories

American TV standard/NTSC

VHE!2-!3/UHE:14J69/CATV: 1-125

75-ohm

external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF

FD Trinitron ® tube

120V, 60 Hz

Size AA (R6) batteries (2)

Remote Control RM-Y181 (1)

_puts

........

i vMeo, i auto

(front)

2 video, 2 audio (rear)

2 S VIDEO (1 front, I rear)

2RF

2 Y, PB, PR, 2 audio

TV Stand: SU-27F1 for KV-27FV310

SU-32F1 for KV-32FV310

SU-36F1 for KV-36FV310

_uts

1 AUDIO OUT

1 MONITOR OUT

KV-27FV31 0

Screen size

Speaker °utput

Power consumption

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

Visible screen size: 679 ram (27 inches) measured diagonally

Actual screen size: 736.6 ram (29 inches) measured diagonally

7:5 W x 2! ! 5 _f subwoofer

190 W in use I W in standby

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

Mass

KV-32FV310

Sca_n

size

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

Speaker output

Power

consumption

Dimensions (W/H/D) xTmible screen size: 803 nun (32 inches)

measured

diagonally

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

7.5 W x 2,15 W subwoofer

200 W in use I W in standby

898 x 682 x 584 mm (35 3/8 x 26 7/8 x 23 inches)

Mass 78 kg (171 lbs. 15.3 oz)

KV-36FV310

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

Sci_en size

Visible screen size: 911ram (36 inches) measured diagonally

Actual screen size: 965.2 mm (38 inches)

measured diagonally

s aker ou ut

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

Dimensions

(W/H/D)

M_as_.......................................

1020 x 760 x 640 mm (40 1/4 x 30 x 25 1/4 inches)

Design and specifications are subject to change without

notice.

49

Index

A

16:9Enhanced42

Audio Out 32

Auto Program 23, 34

Auto SAP 31

C

Balance 31

Bass 31

Batteries

Inserting in remote 2

Replacing 2

Supported 2

Brightness 30

Cable 33

Cable Box

Operating

8

Connections 12

Caption Vision 42

Channel Fix 33

Channel Label 34

Channel Skip/Add 34

ClearEdge VM 30

Color 30

Color Temperature 30

Connections

Cable and antenna 11

Cable Box and Cable 13

Connecting a Camcorder 20

Connecting a DVD Player 19

Connecting

an Audio System 20

Connecting

Two VCRs 21

TV and Cable BOx 12

TV and Satellite Receiver

17

TV and VCR 14

TV, Satellite Receiver and VCR 18

TV, VCR and Cable

Box 15

Current Time 41

D

Demo 42

DISPLAY 3

DynaBlack 30

E

Effect

Off 31

Simulated

31

TruSurround

31

WOW 31

F

Favorite Channels 33

Front Panel 2

H

Hue 30

K

M

Language

42

Menus

Audio 31

Basic 43

Channel 33

Parent

35

Setup 42

Timer 41

Video 30

Mode

Mo-_ie 30

Pro 30

Standard 30

MTS

Vivid 30

Auto SAP 31

Mono 31

Stereo 31

P

Parental Control 36

Picture 30

Picture in Picture (PIP) 26

R

Ratings

Engllah Rating 4O

French Rating

40

Movie Rating

38

TV Ratlng 38

$

U.S.A. Rating 40

Unrated

39

Rear Panel 9

Remote Control

Description 3

Programming 5

Setting the Rating

36

Sharpness 30

SLEEP 3

Speaker

32

Specifications 49

Steady Sound 31

Tilt Correction 42

Timer 1 and Timer 2 41

Treble 31

Troubleshooting

TV Features 1

45

V

Video Label 42

51

SONY.

LIMITED WARRANTY

This warranty is applicable to U.S. residents only. ff you are a Canadian resident, see the separately enclosed warranty for your product.

Sony Electronics Inc.

("Sony") warrants this Product (including any accessories) workmanship, subject to any conditions set forth as follows: against defects in material or

1. LABOR: For a period of 90 days from the date of purchase, if this Product is determined to be defective, Sony will

repair or replace the Product, at its option, at no charge, or pay the labor charges to any Sony authorized service facility. After the Warranty Period, you must pay for all labor charges.

2. PARTS: In addition, Sony will supply, at no charge, new or rebuilt replacements in exchange for defective parts for a period of one (1) year (color picture tube- two (2) years). After 90 days from the date of purchase, labor for removal

and installation is available from Sony authorized service facilities or a Sony Service Center at your expense.

3. ACCESSORIES: Parts and labor for all accessories are for one (1) year.

In-home diagnostic warranty service is provided during the initial 90 day period for 19" (measured diagonally), or larger

screen size through a Sony authorized service facility.

To obtain warranty service, you must take the Product, or deliver the Product freight prepaid, in either its original paci<aging or packaging affording an equal degree or protection, to any authorized Sony service facility.

This warranty does not cover customer instruction, instaitation, set up adjustments or signal reception problems.

This warranty does not cover cosmetic damage or damage due to acts of God, accident, misuse, abuse, negligence, commercial use, or modification of, or to any pert of the Product, including the antenna. This warranty does not cover damage due to improper operation or maintenance, connection to improper voltage supply, or attempted repair by anyone other than facility authorized by Sony to service the Product. This warranty does not cover Products sold AS IS or WITH

ALL FAULTS, or consumables (such as fuses or batteries).

This warranty is valid only in the United States.

Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted invoice which is evidence that the unit is within the Warranty period must be presented to obtain warranty service.

This warranty is invalid it the factory applied serial number has been altered or removed from the Product.

REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE

EXCLUSIVE

REMEDY OF THE

CONSUMER.

SONY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH

OF ANY

EXPRESS

OR IMPLIED WARRANTY ON THIS PRODUCT,

EXCEPT

TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY

APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE

ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,

or allows limitations on how

long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. In addition, ff you enter into a service cobtract with the Sony Partnership within 90 days of the date of sale, the limitation o_ how long an implied warranty

lasts does not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state.

For your convenience, Sony Electronics Inc. has established telephone numbers for frequently

asked questions:

To locate the servicer or dealer nearest you, or for service assistance or resolution

of a service problem, or for product information or operation, call:

Sony Customer

Information Service Center

t -(800)-222-7669

Or visit www.sony.sem

For an accessory or part not available from your authorized dealer, call:

1-(800)-488- SONY (7669)

Sony Corporation

Printed in U.S.A

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