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See pages 13 and 14 for more information on the installation. CAUTION CAUTION Use the following Sony appliance(s) only with the following TV STAND. To prevent electric shock, do not use this polarized AC plug with an extension cord, receptacle or other outlet unless the blades can be fully SONY APPLIANCE MODEL NO.
U.S.A and other countries. Blu-ray Disc is a trademark. WEGA, Grand WEGA, Steady Sound, Digital Reality Creation and CineMotion are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. This TV is manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Important Safety Instructions Read these instructions. 12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with Keep these instructions. the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution Heed all warnings. when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
Antenna Grounding According to the NEC For Safety Refer to section 54-300 of Canadian Electrical Code for Antenna Be Careful When Moving the Grounding. When you place the TV in position, be careful not to drop it on your foot or fingers. Antenna lead-in wire Watch your footing while installing the TV.
Contents Personal Computer ........35 Introducing the TV Camcorder or Video Game Equipment ..36 Welcome ..............9 Audio Receiver..........37 Package Contents..........9 Watching the TV Features............9 Enjoying Your TV..........11 Overview ............. 38 Notes on the TV ..........11 Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control ... 38 Screen............11 Button Descriptions...........
Viewing Blocked Programs ......69 Selecting Custom Rating Options ....69 Accessing the Setup Settings ......71 Selecting Setup Options ........71 Programming Caption Vision (CC)....74 Other Information Overview..............75 Contacting Sony ..........75 Replacing the Lamp..........76 How to Replace the Lamp......76 Troubleshooting ..........80 Remote Control..........80 Picture............81 Sound.............82 Channels............82...
Introducing the TV Welcome Thank you for purchasing this Sony’s HD LCD projection TV. This manual is for models KDF-42E2000 (US model only), KDF-46E2000, KDF- 50E2000 and KDF-55E2000. Package Contents Along with your new TV, the packing box contains a remote control and two AA (R6) batteries.
computer can be connected to this TV with HDMI Input (see page 35). HDMI supports enhanced, or high-definition video, plus two-channel digital audio. ❑ Component Video Inputs: Offers a high-quality video for DVD (480p, 480i) and digital set-top box (1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i) connections. ❑...
Enjoying Your TV To enjoy your TV for years to come and maintain its original picture quality, you should perform periodic maintenance. Notes on the TV To enjoy clear picture ❑ Prevent sunlight or other light sources from shining directly onto the screen.
❑ When the projection lamp wears out, the screen goes dark. Replace the lamp with a new Sony XL-2400 replacement lamp (not supplied). ❑ After lamp is replaced, please set the “Lamp Replacement” option in the Setup Settings (see page 76 and 73).
Installing the TV Carrying Your TV Carrying the TV requires at least two people. Do not hold by the pedestal or the front panel of the TV. Doing so may cause these parts to break off. Do not grasp the pedestal or the front panel of the TV.
Toppling Over Using the TV stand with support belts ❑ Sony strongly recommends using the TV stand SU-RG11S (for KDF- 42E2000)/SU-RG12S (for KDF-46E2000)/SU-RG12L (for KDF- 50/55E2000) with a support belt designed for your TV. ✍ When using the SU-RG11S (for KDF-42E2000)/SU-RG12S (for KDF- 46E2000)/SU-RG12L (for KDF-50/55E2000) stand for your TV, you must use the support belt.
Never install the TV as follows Air circulation is blocked Air blown into cooling fan. ✍ Do not install the TV near any ventilation, as it may affect the normal TV operating temperature. Recommended Your viewing position may affect the picture quality. Viewing Area For the best picture quality, install your TV within the areas shown below.
TV Controls and Connectors Front Panel To open the panel To open the front panel of your TV, push up the panel door just under the “PUSH OPEN” mark. TIMER LAMP POWER/STANDBY PUSH OPEN POWER MENU TV/VIDEO VOLUME CANNEL TIMER LAMP POWER POWER...
Lights up in green when the TV is turned on. If the LED blinks in red continuously, this may indicate the display unit needs servicing (see contacting Sony information on page 2). When the red LED blinks only three times, the lamp door of the lamp unit or the lamp itself is not securely attached (see page 78).
Side and Rear Panel TIMER LAMP POWER/STANDBY PUSH OPEN POWER MENU TV/VIDEO VOLUME CANNEL VHF/UHF S VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO CABLE VAR/FIX (MONO) AUDIO HD/DVD IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) AUDIO DIGITAL AUDIO SERVICE (OPTICAL) OUT ONLY PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL Downloaded From TV-Manual.com Manuals...
Jack Description 1 HD/DVD IN 2 Connects to your equipment’s component video (YP ) output jacks. Component video (1080i/720p/ provides better picture quality than the S VIDEO (4 of rear panel) or the composite video 480p/480i) (6 of rear panel) connections (see page 19).When Auto is selected for the Video 2 (Component) option in the Setup settings, the component video function will be the default stream when present (see page 73).
Connecting the TV Overview For optimum picture performance, your new LCD Projection TV is capable of receiving high definition programming through its integrated tuner. It is also capable of receiving HDTV content from a cable or satellite box via the video inputs (HDMI and YP component video;...
About Using HDMI If you are connecting equipment with DVI connector with this TV, you will to DVI Adapter need to use an adapter. You can use an HDMI-to-DVI cable or an HDMI adapter (not supplied). Both are available from your local electronics store. When you use the adapter, you will also need to use separate audio cables for sound as DVI connector is for video signals only.
Basic Connections The way in which you connect your TV will vary, depending on how your home receives a signal (antenna and satellite; cable and cable box) and whether or not you plan to connect a VCR. If You Are Connecting See Page Cable System and/or VHF/UHF Antenna System...
Cable System Connecting a cable system and/or an external VHF/UHF antenna to the and/or VHF/UHF VHF/UHF input and or CABLE will allow you to enjoy high definition and standard definition digital programming (if available in your area) along Antenna System with the standard definition analog programming ✍...
HD Cable Box/ You can also enjoy high definition programming by subscribing to high HD Satellite Box definition cable service or high definition satellite service. For the best possible picture, connect these components to your TV via the HDMI or component video (with audio) input on the back of your TV.
Equipment with DVI Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Connection If you are connecting with DVI-HDTV output, you can connect to the TV’s HDMI IN (Video 6) jack by using an HDMI-to-DVI cable or an adapter (both not supplied). Rear of TV Cables are often color-coded to connectors.
❑ Satellite Receiver SAT signals are selected by the SAT Box connected to the VIDEO and Cable/Antenna INPUT. TV signals are selected from the signal connected to the CABLE input. Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack.
Equipment with Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Digital Audio You can use the TV's DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL) OUT jack to connect a (Optical) digital audio device that is PCM/Dolby Digital compatible, such as an audio amplifier. Using an optical audio cable, connect the device's OPTICAL IN jack to the TV's DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL) OUT jack.
Setting Up the Channel List After you finish connecting the TV, you can run the Initial Setup to create a list of available analog and digital channels. The Initial Setup screen appears when you turn on the TV for the first time after hooking it up. If you choose to set up the channels at a later time, select the Auto Program option to scan available channels (see page 66).
Connecting Optional Equipment You can connect a variety of optional equipment to your TV. This section provides some of the individual connections you can make. For multiple connections, please refer to the Quick Setup Guide. If You Are Connecting See Page VCR and Cable VCR and Cable Box DVD Player with Component Video Connectors...
VCR and Cable Use this hookup if: ❑ You have cable TV that does not require a cable box. Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Connect the CATV cable to the single (input) jack of the splitter. Use a coaxial cable to connect one of the output jack of the splitter to the TV’s CABLE jack.
With this connection you can: ❑ Use the TV’s remote control to change channels on your cable box when the signal is scrambled. To program your Sony remote control to operate your cable box, see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 41.
Rear of TV VHF/UHF S VIDEO AUDIO VIDEO CABLE VAR/FIX S VIDEO (MONO) cable AUDIO HD/DVD IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO-L AUDIO-L AUDIO-R AUDIO-R Coaxial cable CATV cable Coaxial Splitter cable A/V cable Cable box A/V cable Coaxial cable Cables are often If you are connecting a color-coded to...
DVD Player with Use this hookup if: ❑ Component Your DVD player has component (YP ) jacks. Video Connectors Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Use a component video cable to connect the DVD player’s YP jacks to the TV’s YP jacks.
✍ To watch a DVD, press TV/VIDEO repeatedly to select the DVD input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). If you have a non-Sony DVD player and want to set up the TV remote control to operate it, you must program the remote control. See “Programming the Remote Control”...
Personal Computer If you want to use your TV as your computer monitor, you can connect your PC to the TV. To connect a PC (personal computer) You have a choice of connecting PC to the TV's HDMI 6 Input or HDMI 7 Input (only with HDMI connection).
Camcorder or Video You can connect a camcorder or Video Game Equipment to your TV. For Game Equipment easy connection, use VIDEO IN 2 on the left side of the TV. To use the S VIDEO jack instead of the VIDEO jack (yellow), use VIDEO IN 1 on the rear panel of the TV.
Audio Receiver For improved sound quality, you may want to play the TV’s audio through your stereo system (see page 63). Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Using an audio cable, connect the TV’s AUDIO OUT (VAR/FIX) jacks to the audio receiver’s audio LINE IN jacks.
Watching the TV Overview The table on the next page describes the buttons on the remote control. Topic Page Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control Button Descriptions Programming the Remote Control Manufacturer’s Codes Using Other Equipment with Your Remote Control Special Buttons on the Remote Control Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control Insert two size AA (R6) batteries (supplied) by matching the e and E on...
Button Descriptions Button Description SLEEP TV/VIDEO POWER TV POWER 1 TV/VIDEO Press to cycle through the video equipment connected to your TV’s video inputs. DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE BD/DVD FUNCTION 2 SLEEP Press repeatedly to select the desired amount of time (Off, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes or 120 minutes) before TV turns off automatically.
Button Description TV/VIDEO SLEEP POWER TV POWER qd VISUAL To be used only with your connected external equipment with visual search function. (Non-operable button for TV) BD/DVD DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE SEARCH FUNCTION qf MUTING Press to mute the sound. Press again or press VOL + to unmute.
Programming the Remote Control The remote control is preset to operate Sony brand video equipment. Sony Equipment Programmable Code Number BD (Blu-ray Disc)/DVD TV/VIDEO SLEEP POWER TV POWER DVR/VCR 901 (Sony Dream System) SAT/CABLE 801 (Sony Satellite Receiver) BD/DVD DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE FUNCTION Follow the steps below to program your TV’s remote control to operate non-...
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Using Other Equipment with Your Remote Control To operate other equipment connected to your TV, first turn to page 42 and program the necessary code. For operating video equipment, press TV/VIDEO repeatedly until you see the video input on the screen for your connected equipment.
X (press again to resume Display the top menu (DVD) BD/DVD TOP MENU normal playback) V v B b, Operate the menu Operating a 5.1ch DVD AV System (Sony DAV) To Do This ... Press ... To Do This ... Press ... Play...
To Do This ... Press ... To Do This ... Press ... BD/DVD MENU or Display the disc menu or top menu Pause TOP MENU Search the picture forward or backward M or m during playback INPUT SELECT TV/VIDEO Move highlight (cursor) V v B b and select Operating a DVR...
Special Buttons on the Remote Control This TV comes with convenient features that can be either accessed directly by pressing their buttons on your remote control or pressing the TOOLS button to display most commonly used functions. Using the TOOLS The TOOLS button allows you to access the following functions.
Using the JUMP button allows you to jump back and forth between the current JUMP channel and the last channel that was selected. Button JUMP Previous channel Using the FREEZE button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s picture. FREEZE You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, Button recipes, etc.
Using the GUIDE Press on the TV's remote control to display the Program Guide. GUIDE Button The Program Guide lets you review program information if it is available from the broadcaster in the information banner. Channel number, call letters, etc. Information Banner Provide channel C23.1...
Using the WIDE While in the PC Mode, press the WIDE button to toggle through different Button in PC Mode wide screen modes to view the signal from your computer. z You can also access the Resolution 1152 x 648 or lower PC Wide Mode settings in the Screen settings.
Using the WIDE Button in PC Mode Resolution higher than 1152 x 648 continued WIDE PC Wide Mode : Full 1 PC Wide Mode : Full 2 PC Wide Mode : Zoom Resolution higher than 1152 x 648 Less than 16:9 PC format 16:9 or more than 16:9 PC format Incoming PC signal This mode is...
Using the Menus Overview of MENU MENU provides one button access for controlling your TV. It enables you to perform a variety of tasks intuitively with a control panel on the screen rather than a variety of remote control button presses. When you press the button, you can select from basic TV functions: External Inputs, Favorites, Cable, Antenna or adjust TV settings.
The MENU screen gives you access to the following items: Icon Description The External Inputs feature lets you select equipment that is connected to your TV, such as a DVD player. You can assign a label to your equipment or skip unused inputs conveniently.
Navigating and Selecting Items Use your remote control to navigate through MENU and the settings. Using External Inputs in MENU The External Inputs feature lets you view from a selected external input connected to your TV. You can assign a label or skip over unused inputs by selecting Edit Video Labels.
Using Cable in MENU The Cable feature displays the most recently viewed channel on the cable input. Highlight Cable from the MENU control panel and press C39.2 Regularly Scheduled Programming 0:24 Remaining TV-G V S L D 1080i 16:9 Alt. Audio KNSD-WX No program information is available.
Using Settings in MENU The Settings feature lets you enter to the settings screen where most of advanced settings and adjustments are performed. See “Overview ” on page Navigating Through Settings The Settings screen provides access to the features: Press Select Highlight the item: Picture, Sound, Screen, Channel, Parental Lock, Setup.
Using the Settings Overview The Settings give you access to the following features: The on-screen menu color shown in the manual is different from the default setting (translucent) of your TV, see "Menu Color" on page 73. (Depending on the signal tuned, you may see a different Setting options on your screen.
Settings Allows you to set/change Favorite Channels (page 66) Channel Digital Channels (page 66) Antenna Channel Exit: Auto Program (page 66) MENU Show/Hide Channels (page 66) Favorite Channels Digital Channels Label Channels (page 67) Auto Program Diagnostics (page 67) Show/Hide Channels Label Channels Diagnostics Rating (page 68)
Accessing the Picture Settings Press MENU....Antenna Picture Exit: MENU Custom settings Picture Mode Standard Vivid Select Settings....Reset Standard Advanced Iris Auto 1 Custom Picture Brightness Highlight...... Color Color Temp. Cool Sharpness Press to select....To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection.
Option Description Auto 2: Recommended option for viewing programs that have less variation in brightness from scene to scene. High With this option, the screen has maximum level of brightness. It is suitable for TV viewing in a brightly lit room. Medium With this option, the brightness is about the standard level.
Option Description DRC Palette Custom Allows you to customize the level of detail (Reality) and smoothness (Clarity). Press the arrow buttons to highlight Custom then press The DRC palette appears. DRC Palette Press to exit Reality (25) Clarity Press the arrow buttons to adjust the position of the marker (z).
Accessing the Sound Settings Press MENU....Antenna Sound Exit: MENU Custom settings Sound Mode Custom Dynamic Reset Select Settings....Standard Treble Custom Bass Balance Steady Sound Highlight......Volume Offset Surround 4. Press to select....To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection.
Option Description Stereo Select for stereo reception when viewing a program broadcast in stereo. Enjoy stereo, bilingual and Auto SAP Select to automatically switch to second audio mono programs when a signal is received. (If no SAP programs signal is present, the TV remains in Stereo mode.) Mono Select for mono reception.
Accessing the Screen Settings Press MENU....Antenna Screen Exit: MENU Adjust the picture size Wide Mode Full Wide Zoom Select Settings....PC Wide Mode Full 1 Normal Auto Wide Full 4:3 Default Zoom Display Area Normal Highlight....... Horizontal Center Vertical Center Vertical Size 4.
Option Description Full 2 Select to enlarge the picture to fill the display area. ✍ A black frame will appear on the surrounding of the picture. Zoom Select to enlarge the picture horizontally and vertically to an equal aspect ratio that fills the wide screen.
Accessing the Channel Settings Press MENU....Antenna Channel Exit: MENU Program favorite channels Favorite Channels Program Digital Channels Select Settings....Auto Program Show/Hide Channels Label Channels Diagnostics Highlight....... 4. Press to select....To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection.
Option Description ✍ If you select to hide or show a major digital channel, all the sub- channels are automatically hidden or shown. To show or hide an individual sub-channel within a digital channel, you must individually select that sub-channel to show or hide. ✍...
Accessing the Parental Lock Settings Press MENU....Antenna Parental Lock Exit: MENU Press to change settings Rating Select Digital Rating Settings....Child Unrated Allow Youth Change Password Y. Adult Select Country U. S. A. Custom... Highlight....... 4. Press to select....To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b.
Option Description Custom Select to customize the Parental Lock with z The Digital Rating downloadable digital ratings. option is only available if Clear All Select to clear the downloaded ratings. digital ratings exist in ✍ This icon will appear on the information the broadcasts received banner indicating the availability of the new by your TV, and if the...
Option Description TV Rating Age-Based Options Block programs TV-Y All children. by their rating, TV-Y7 Directed to children age 7 and older. content or both TV-G General audience. TV-PG Parental guidance suggested. TV-14 Parents strongly cautioned. TV-MA Mature audience only. Content-Based Options Fantasy violence.
Accessing the Setup Settings Press MENU....Antenna Setup Exit: MENU Select Caption Vision options Caption Vision (CC) Off Info Banner Select Settings....Label Video Inputs Program Clock/Timers Language English Video 2(Component) Off Highlight....... Menu Color blue CineMotion Cooling Mode Normal 4.
Option Description ✍ If you select Skip, your TV skips the selected connection when you press TV/VIDEO. Clock/Timers Select to set the clock and to program your TV to turn on and off at two scheduled viewing times. Once the options are set, TIMER LED lights up in orange.
Option Description z If you choose to use the Video 2 Auto Select to switch automatically composite connection (Component) between the component video jacks for Video 2 , AUDIO L (MONO)/ (Component), be sure AUDIO R) and the composite video to select Off to activate jacks (VIDEO, AUDIO L for composite use.
Programming If you selected the option under (see page 71), Program Caption Vision (CC) Caption Vision (CC) you can change the following settings: Option Description Basic Allows you to select analog* closed caption options. CC1, CC2, Displays a printed version of the dialog or sound effects of a program.
PC Input Signal Compatibility Chart Specifications Optional accessories Index Contacting Sony If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony television, please contact our Customer Information Services Center. Visit http://www.sony.com/TVsupport 1-800-222-SONY (7669) Canada...
Lamp maintains its brightness will vary depending upon your usage and environmental conditions. To maintain the quality of your viewing experience, Sony recommends that you replace the Lamp (1) after approximately 8,000 hours of use (the TV will display a message reminding you to replace the lamp);...
Remove the outside lamp cover. Remove the lamp door. Turn the knob counterclockwise to OPEN and pull out the cover. Lamp door Pull out the lamp. Hook a finger through the loop of the lamp handle and pull the handle upwards.
Put the outside lamp cover back in its place. Select the Lamp Replacement option (MENU > Settings > Setup menu) and follow the on-screen procedure. ✍ Consult your Sony dealer for a Sony XL-2400 replacement lamp. ✍ Take great care when replacing the lamp or plugging in/unplugging the connecting cords.
The used lamp For customers in the United States: This product contains mercury. Disposal of this product may be regulated if sold in the United States. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or the Electronics Industry Alliance (http://www.eiae.org).
Troubleshooting If you have additional questions, service needs, or technical assistance related to the use of your Sony TV, please visit our website or call one of the following numbers: http://www.sony.com/TVsupport 1-800-222-SONY(7669) for US 1-877-899-SONY(7669) for Canada Remote Control Problem Possible Remedies ❏...
No picture (screen not lit), no If your TV does not turn on and a red light keeps flashing, your TV may need sound service. Call your local Sony Service Center. ❏ Make sure the power cord is plugged in.
Sound Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Press MUTING so that Muting disappears from the screen (see page 40). Good picture, no sound ❏ Make sure the Speaker option is set to On in the Sound setting (see page 63). ❏ Make sure the MTS option is set to Stereo or Mono (see page 63). ❏...
TV. In addition, make sure that there are no obstacles in front of the ventilation slots. If the message still appears after the dust or obstacles are removed, the TV may need servicing. Call your local Sony Service Center. ❏...
Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Image left on the screen Turn off the TV for a while or let the TV run on another channel. Unlike plasma (image retention) TV and CRT TV, image retention on this TV is not permanent. It is only a temporary condition, (see page 11).
Specifications Projection System 3 LCD Panels, 1 lens projection system × LCD Panel 0.73 inch TFT LCD panel (1,280 720 pixels) Projection Lens High Performance, large diameter hybrid lens F2.4 Antenna 75-ohm external terminal for VHF/UHF Lamp 100W, XL-2400 Ultra High Pressure Lamp Television System NTSC American TV Standard...
Index 0-9 buttons 39 Change Password 69 4:3 Default 65 CHANNEL +/– button 17 Favorite Channels 5.1 Channel DVD using with Channel settings 58, 66 setting up 66 remote control 44 Channel Show/Hide 66 Favorites, MENU 53, 54 FREEZE button 40, 47 Channels Auto Program 66 French Rating 70...
with cable, connecting 30 Vertical Center 65 MENU 52 S VIDEO jack, described 19 Vertical Size 65 MENU button 17, 43 Satellite receiver, using with VHF/UHF jack, described 19 Menu Color 73 remote control 43 Video 2 (Component) 73 Movie Rating 69 Screen settings 57, 64 VIDEO IN jacks, described 19 MTS 63...
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