If you have any questions about this product, you may call: Sony Customer Information Center 1-800-222-SONY (7669) or write to: Sony Customer Information Center 1 Sony Drive, Mail Drop #T1-11, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Sony Model No.: CPD-E210 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
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Precautions Warning on power connections • Use the supplied power cord. If you use a different power cord, be sure that it is compatible with your local power supply. For the customers in the U.S.A. If you do not use the appropriate cord, this monitor will not conform to mandatory FCC standards.
Identifying parts and controls See the pages in parentheses for further details. Front RESET RESET 1 RESET button (page 12) This button resets the adjustments to the factory settings. 2 Control button (page 9) The control button is used to display the menu and make adjustments to the monitor, including brightness and contrast adjustments.
Setup Before using your monitor, check that the following accessories are included in your carton: • Power cord (1) • Warranty card (1) • Notes on cleaning the screen’s surface (1) • This instruction manual (1) • Information sheet for Macintosh users (1) Step 1: Connect your monitor to your computer Turn off the monitor and computer before connecting.
Step 3: Turn on the monitor and computer First turn on the monitor, then turn on the computer. The installation of your monitor is complete. If necessary, use the monitor’s controls to adjust the picture. If no picture appears on your screen •...
Customizing Your Monitor You can make numerous adjustments to your monitor using the on-screen menu. Navigating the menu Press the center of the control button to display the main MENU on your screen. See page 9 for more information on using the control button.
x Using the control button Display the main MENU. Press the center of the control button to display the main MENU on your screen. MENU Select the menu you want to adjust. Highlight the desired menu by moving the control button towards the rear to go up (M), towards the front to go down (m), and left (<) or right (,) to move sideways.
Enlarging or reducing the picture (ZOOM) This setting is stored in memory for the current input signal. Press the center of the control button. The main MENU appears on the screen. Move the control button to highlight CENTER and press the center of the control button again.
Additional settings (OPTION) You can manually degauss (demagnetize) the monitor, adjust the moire cancellation level, change the menu position, and lock the controls. Press the center of the control button. The main MENU appears on the screen. Move the control button to highlight press the center of the control button again.
Helpful hints and information (HELP) The HELP menu contains helpful hints and information about this monitor. If your monitor is displaying symptoms that match those listed in the HELP menu, follow the on-screen instructions to resolve the problem. If the symptoms do not match those listed in the HELP menu or if the problem persists, see “Trouble symptoms and remedies”...
Technical Features Preset and user modes When the monitor receives an input signal, it automatically matches the signal to one of the factory preset modes stored in the monitor’s memory to provide a high quality picture at the center of the screen.
Trouble symptoms and remedies If the problem is caused by the connected computer or other equipment, please refer to the connected equipment’s instruction manual. Use the self-diagnosis function (back cover) if the following recommendations do not resolve the problem. Symptom No picture If the 1 (power) indicator is not lit If the NO INPUT SIGNAL message...
• This is the sound of the auto-degauss cycle. When the power is turned on, the monitor is automatically degaussed for five seconds. If the problem persists, call your authorized Sony dealer and give the following information. • Model name: CPD-E210 •...
Count the number of seconds between orange flashes of the 1 (power) indicator and inform your authorized Sony dealer of the monitor’s condition. Be sure to note the model name and serial number of your monitor. Also note the make and model of your computer and video board.