Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the projection TV, below the Sony logo, on the sticker, and also on the TV box (white label). Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Remote Control Remote Control Remote Control Remote Control In the instructions that follow, we will refer to the buttons on your remote control. Keep this flap unfolded and use this page for reference. For a detailed explanation of most buttons, see “Watching the TV”...
• PARENTAL CONTROL, enabling you to block programs that are unsuitable for your children. • DRC (Digital Reality Creation), a technology unique to Sony, allowing you to obtain a finer, more detailed picture with four-times higher density than the conventional NTSC picture. (not available for input from the VIDEO 5 (DTV) IN jacks) •...
Using this Manual We recommend that you carefully review the contents of the following four sections in the order provided to ensure that you fully understand the operation of your new projection TV. Installing and Connecting the Projection TV This section guides you through your initial set up.
Important Safeguards For your protection, please read these instructions completely, and keep this manual for future reference. Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, cautions and instructions placed on the set, or described in the operating instructions or service manual. WARNING WARNING WARNING...
If a snapping or popping sound from a projection TV set is continuous or frequent while the projection TV is operating, unplug the projection TV and consult your dealer or service technician. It is normal for some projection TV sets to make occasional snapping or popping sounds, particularly when being turned on or off.
Antenna Grounding According to the NEC — Refer to section 54-300 of Canadian Electrical Code for Antenna Grounding. Antenna lead-in Ground clamp wire Antenna discharge unit (NEC Section 810-20) Grounding conductors (NEC Section 810-21) Ground clamps Electric service equipment Power service grounding electrode system (NEC Art 250 NEC: National...
Installing and Connecting Installing and Connecting Installing and Connecting Installing and Connecting the Projection TV the Projection TV the Projection TV the Projection TV Carrying Your Projection TV Carrying the projection TV requires three or more people. The projection TV has been equipped with casters for easy movement on a hard surface.
VD - Black CONTROL S cable CONTROL S cable CONTROL S cable CONTROL S cable Sony cable for CONTROL S connections. These features are exclusive to Sony products and allow greater control of all Sony equipment. Push into connection. (continued)
CONTROL S IN/OUT jacks jacks jacks jacks To control other Sony equipment with the projection TV’s remote control, connect the CONTROL S IN jack of the equipment to the CONTROL S OUT jack on the projection TV with the CONTROL S cable.
(CATV) channels by pressing ANT on your remote control. Notes: • You may be able to program your Sony remote control to operate your cable box. (see “Operating a Cable Box or Satellite Receiver (SAT)” on page 56) • During PIP, P&P, CHANNEL INDEX or FAVORITE CHANNEL viewing, the AUX input can only be viewed in the main picture.
Connecting an Antenna/Cable TV System to a VCR Attach the coaxial cable from the incoming cable connection or antenna to IN on the VCR. Using a coaxial cable, connect OUT on the VCR to VHF/UHF on the projection TV. Using AUDIO and S VIDEO* cables, connect AUDIO and S VIDEO OUT on the VCR to AUDIO and S VIDEO IN on the projection TV (White-AUDIO Left, Red-AUDIO Right).
Connecting a VCR and Projection TV to a Cable Box Connect the single (input) jack of the splitter to the incoming cable connection, and connect the other two (output) jacks (using the coaxial cable) to IN on the cable box and VHF/UHF on the projection TV.
Connecting a DTV (Digital Television) Receiver Before connecting, be sure to read the Operating Instructions of the DTV receiver. Connecting a DTV (digital Connecting a DTV (digital Connecting a DTV (digital Connecting a DTV (digital television) receiver with the Y/P television) receiver with the Y/P television) receiver with the Y/P television) receiver with the Y/P...
Connecting a DTV (digital Connecting a DTV (digital Connecting a DTV (digital Connecting a DTV (digital television) receiver with the G/B/R/ television) receiver with the G/B/R/ television) receiver with the G/B/R/ television) receiver with the G/B/R/ HD/VD jacks HD/VD jacks HD/VD jacks HD/VD jacks Attach the coaxial cable from the roof antenna...
Connecting a Satellite Receiver (SAT) Connect the cable from the satellite antenna to the satellite receiver. Attach the coaxial cable from the incoming cable connection or antenna to VHF/UHF on the projection TV. Using AUDIO and S VIDEO cables, connect AUDIO and S VIDEO OUT on the satellite receiver to AUDIO and S VIDEO IN on the projection TV (White-AUDIO Left, Red-...
Connecting a Satellite Receiver (SAT) and VCR Connect the cable from the satellite antenna to the satellite receiver. Attach the coaxial cable from the incoming cable connection or antenna to VHF/UHF IN on the VCR. Using a coaxial cable, connect VHF/UHF OUT on the VCR to VHF/UHF on the projection TV.
Connecting a Camcorder Use this connection to view a picture directly from your camcorder. Using AUDIO and S VIDEO* cables, connect AUDIO and S VIDEO OUT on the camcorder to AUDIO and S VIDEO IN on the right side panel inside the drop-down panel on the front of the projection TV (White-AUDIO Left, Red-AUDIO Right**).
Connecting Two VCRs for Tape Editing SELECT OUT allows you to use a second VCR to record a program being played by the primary VCR or to perform tape editing and dubbing. Connect the VCR intended for playback using the connection instructions on page 10 of this manual.
Connecting a DVD Player With S Video or Composite Video Output Connectors Using an AUDIO and S VIDEO cables, connect AUDIO and S VIDEO IN on the projection TV to AUDIO and S VIDEO OUT on the DVD Player (White-AUDIO Left, Red-AUDIO Right). Note: •...
Connecting a DVD Player With Component Video Output Connectors Using an AUDIO cable, connect AUDIO R and L of LINE OUT on the DVD Player to AUDIO R and L of VIDEO 4 IN or VIDEO 5 (DTV) IN on the projection TV (White-AUDIO Left, Red-AUDIO Right).
Connecting an AV Receiver For greater control of all audio and video equipment, connect an AV receiver. Perform as described on page 10. Using a VIDEO cable, connect VIDEO of VIDEO 1 IN on the projection TV to MONITOR OUT on the AV receiver. Using an AUDIO/VIDEO cable, connect SELECT OUT on the projection TV to VIDEO 2 IN on the AV receiver.
Connecting an Audio System For more dynamic sound, connect an audio system to the projection TV. Using an AUDIO cable, connect AUDIO (VAR) OUT on the projection TV to one of the unused Line inputs (e.g. Tape-2, AUX1, etc.) on the stereo (White-AUDIO Left, Red- AUDIO Right).
Connecting an Amplifier That Supports Dolby Pro Logic Decoder If you use an amplifier with a Dolby Pro Logic decoder instead of the projection TV’s audio system, you can still use the projection TV’s speaker as a center speaker. Using the speaker cords (supplied with the amplifier), connect the speaker terminals on the amplifier to CENTER SPEAKER IN +/–...
Basic Set Up Basic Set Up Basic Set Up Basic Set Up Using the Remote Control Inserting the batteries Inserting the batteries Inserting the batteries Inserting the batteries Insert two size AA (R6) batteries (supplied) by matching the + and – on the batteries to the diagram inside the remote control’s battery compartment.
Setting Up the Projection TV Automatically The AUTO SET UP feature will allow you to set the on-screen language and set all receivable channels. The AUTO SET UP feature does not apply for installations that use a cable box for all channel selection.
If your projection TV is not If your projection TV is not If your projection TV is not If your projection TV is not connected to a cable system connected to a cable system connected to a cable system connected to a cable system If you perform AUTO SET UP, CABLE is set to ON automatically.
Using Your New Using Your New Using Your New Using Your New Projection TV Projection TV Projection TV Projection TV Watching the TV Many TV features can be accessed directly through the remote control. The following will explain the function of some buttons found on your remote control.
Notes: • The FREEZE button does not function with the picture from VIDEO 5 (DTV) IN. • If the frozen picture mode is not canceled for more than an hour, the normal picture is resumed automatically. SLEEP Press repeatedly until the projection TV displays the approximate time in minutes (30, 60, or 90) that you want the projection TV to remain on before shutting off automatically.
Watching Digital TV When you have connected the DTV receiver, you can enjoy digital TV programs. This projection TV is capable of receiving the 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i digital TV formats. Note: This projection TV is not capable of displaying a 720p format signal as it is.
When receiving a normal 4:3 broadcast NORMAL When a normal 4:3 aspect ratio picture with an ID- 1 signal is received, NORMAL mode is automatically selected. The picture is not enlarged and is displayed as it is. NORMAL Tip z When enlarging the picture to fill the 16:9 screen, select WIDE ZOOM in WIDE SCREEN MODE menu manually.
Caution about continued wide screen mode usage for 4:3 aspect ratio pictures This projection TV was designed primarily for viewing TV broadcasts in wide screen mode (16:9 aspect ratio pictures). Consistent and exclusive viewing of 4:3 aspect ratio programs in NORMAL mode will lead to permanent imprinting of the gray band on both sides of the picture.
— (white labeled button) To change the location of the window picture, move the joystick in any direction and release it when the picture is in the desired location. TV/VIDEO — (white labeled button) Press repeatedly to scroll through the available video inputs for the picture on which the symbol “b”...
Watching Two Programs at One Time — P&P (Twin View™) The Picture-and-Picture (P&P) feature allows you to view two channels simultaneously, both in a reduced size screen. The main picture will appear on the right. You can change the size of both pictures to suit your personal preference.
JUMP and ENTER — (white labeled button) Press to select the TV channel on which the symbol “b” (or “B”) is displayed. (for details, see “Watching the TV” on page 26) — (white labeled button) Press to change between the VHF/UHF input and the AUX input for the picture on which the symbol “b”...
The selected channel will zoom in and move to the center, and the sound of that channel will be heard. R e c i i p e f l o u r - - - - 2 s u g a r - - - 1/2 s a l t - - - - - 1/2 b u t t e r - - - 1 If you wish to view another channel, repeat...
Adjusting Your SET UP Adjusting Your SET UP Adjusting Your SET UP Adjusting Your SET UP (menus) (menus) (menus) (menus) Learning Menu Selection Use the MENU button to access a menu and use the joystick to alter the settings. Use the following example to learn how to modify settings.
Using the VIDEO Menu VIDEO MODE : VIVID PICTURE BRIGHTNESS Sliders COLOR SHARPNESS COLOR TEMP : COOL NR : DYNAMIC PICTURE : Move Select Exit MENU For detailed information on using the remote control to modify menu settings, refer to “Learning Menu Selection”...
— Picture Noise Reduction Select ON to reduce picture noise. Select OFF to cancel the feature. NR can be set separately from the MODE settings of the VIDEO menu. DYNAMIC PICTURE — Black Intensity Adjustment Select ON to emphasize the black level and to produce a bolder dynamic picture.
SPEAKER — Custom selection of audio output source ALL ON: Select to listen to the sound from the projection TV speakers alone. L/R OFF: Select to turn off the projection TV left and right speakers and listen to the left and right channel sounds through a separate audio system’s speakers.
Move the joystick up or down to select the speaker for volume adjustment and press ; PRO-LOGIC CENTER REAR BALANCE TEST TONE : Move Select Exit MENU CENTER: Select to adjust the level of the center speaker. (not available for SRS 3D MONO) REAR: Select to adjust the level of the rear speakers.
DAYLIGHT SAVING — Automatically adjusts the time. Select YES to compensate for Daylight Saving Time in spring. The current time automatically moves ahead one hour. Select NO at the end of Daylight Saving Time in fall. The current time moves back one hour. CURRENT TIME —...
mode manually by pressing the WIDE MODE button repeatedly. WIDE MODE — Manually selects the wide screen mode You can select NORMAL, WIDE ZOOM, ZOOM or FULL for the 4:3 or letterbox picture to fill the 16:9 screen manually by pressing the WIDE MODE button repeatedly.
CABLE — Cable system setting Select ON if your projection TV is connected to a cable system. Select OFF if your projection TV is connected to an antenna. AUTO SET UP will set CABLE to ON automatically. AUTO PROGRAM — Automatic channel presetting Select YES to signal the projection TV to automatically program all receivable TV channels.
Setting FAVORITE CHANNEL manually Select FAVORITE CHANNEL from the CHANNEL SET UP menu. (see page 41) CHANNEL SET UP CHANNEL SKIP CHANNEL CAPTION CABLE : AUTO PROGRAM FAVORITE CHANNEL : AUTO CHANNEL FIX : MANUAL MENU Move Select Exit Move the joystick up or down to select MANUAL and press The FAVORITE CHANNEL menu will appear.
Using FAVORITE CHANNEL You can use the FAVORITE CHANNEL feature to directly select the channel you want to watch. Press once. The favorite channel menu and a window picture will be superimposed over the current channel. The window picture displays the channel selected from the menu.
CAPTION VISION — Television closed caption display Some programs are SET UP PARENTAL CONTROL broadcast with Caption CAPTION VISION SELECT OUT:MONITOR Vision. LANGUAGE: ENGLISH VIDEO LABEL To display Caption Vision, DIRECT PLAY TEXT1 TEXT2 FREEZE MODE:NORMAL select [CC] [CC] 1, [CC] [CC] 2, [CC] [CC] [CC]...
DIRECT PLAY — Easy operation of a connected VCR This feature allows you to DIRECT PLAY switch the input mode from VIDEO1: VIDEO2: the TV to a Sony VCR VIDEO3: VIDEO1 VIDEO4: VIDEO2 (MDP or DVD) and start VIDEO3 VIDEO4...
VIDEO 5 (DTV) IN. Activating the PARENTAL CONTROL feature First, set a password, then select your desired rating from Sony’s predetermined ratings. Select PARENTAL CONTROL from the SET UP menu. (see page 44) SET UP...
Move the joystick up or down to select ON, and press PARENTAL CONTROL PARENTAL LOCK: RATING: CHILD CHANGE PASSWORD Move Select Exit MENU Move the joystick up or down to select RATING, and press PARENTAL CONTROL PARENTAL LOCK: RATING: CHILD CHANGE PASSWORD YOUTH YOUNG ADULT...
Selecting a Custom Rating If you want to select the ratings to be blocked from CUSTOM once you have activated the PARENTAL CONTROL feature (see page 47), follow the procedure below. For a detailed description of each rating, see pages 52 and 53.
Move the joystick left or right to select the extender to be viewed, and press TV RATING TV–Y TV–Y7 :FV _ TV–G TV–PG – :D – L – S – V – TV–14 – :D – L – S – V – TV–MA –...
To block TV programs and/or To block TV programs and/or To block TV programs and/or To block TV programs and/or movies for which a rating signal is movies for which a rating signal is movies for which a rating signal is movies for which a rating signal is not given (NR and N/A) not given (NR and N/A)
Sony’s predetermined ratings Sony’s predetermined ratings Sony’s predetermined ratings These are original ratings that Sony predetermined according to the viewer’s age. Each rating allows you to view the certain programs, as follows. See the center column to page 53 for a description of TV and movie ratings.
NR (Not Rated): This is a film that a producer has not rated, intending to have his film widely released. N/A (Not Applicable): This is a film that a producer considers outside the scope of the MPAA ratings. Note: • NR and N/A ratings are shown together as UNRATED in the menu.
Equipment Setting the Manufacturer’s Code You can use the supplied remote control to operate Sony or non-Sony video equipment that has an infrared sensor. Set the AV1/2/3/DVD/MDP switch to the input through which you would like to access your video equipment.
Toshiba Tips z • In some rare cases, you may not be able to operate your non-Sony video equipment with the supplied remote control. In this case, please use the equipment’s own remote control. • When you remove the batteries, the code number may revert to the factory setting.
Press CODE SET, SAT/CABLE (FUNCTION), and the 0-9 buttons to enter the manufacturer’s code number (see the following chart), then press ENTER. For example, to operate a Sony satellite receiver: FUNCTION CODE SET SAT/CABLE Manufacturer code numbers (cable...
Additional Information Troubleshooting If, after reading the following instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony projection TV, please call one of the following numbers (English only). Customers in the continental United States contact the Sony Customer Information...
Cannot receive digital channels (when a DTV receiver is connected) b Check the DTV INPUT setting in the SET UP menu. (see “DTV INPUT” on page 47) b Check the connections between the DTV receiver and the projection TV. (see pages 12 and 13) b Check your local listings to find out if you can receive digital broadcasts in your area.
FAVORITE CHANNEL does not display your choices b Verify that FAVORITE CHANNEL is set to MANUAL in the CHANNEL SET UP menu. (see “Setting FAVORITE CHANNEL manually” on page 43) Some video sources do not appear when you press TV/VIDEO b Ensure that VIDEO LABEL is not set to SKIP.
Specifications Projection system 3 picture tubes, 3 lenses, horizontal in-line system Picture tube 7-inch high-brightness monochrome tubes (6.3 raster size), with optical coupling and liquid cooling system Projection lenses High performance, large diameter hybrid lens F1.1 Television system American TV standard Channel coverage VHF: 2–13/UHF: 14 –69/CATV: 1 –...
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... .40 If, after reading this instruction manual, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony projection TV, please call one of the following numbers (English only). Customers in the continental United...