WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the TV to rain or moisture. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
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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 To guard against injury, the following basic safety precautions should be observed in the installation, use, and servicing of the set.
User Guide Overloading Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords or convenience receptacles beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire or electric shock. Always turn the set off when it is not to be used. When the set is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet as a precaution against the possibility of an...
Accessories Do not place the set on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, table, or shelf. The set may fall, causing serious injury to a child or an adult, and serious damage to the set. Use only a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer for the specific model of TV.
User Guide Grounding or Polarization This set may be equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature.
Service Damage Requiring Service Unplug the set from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: • When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. • If liquid has been spilled into the set or objects have fallen into the product.
Contents Introduction Introducing the FD Trinitron WEGA Features...1 Batteries for the Remote Control ...2 About this Manual ...2 Front Panel Menu Controls ...2 Connecting Your TV TV Rear Panel ...3 Basic Connections ...4 Connecting Additional Equipment ...5 Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions Using the Remote Control ...12 Setting Up the TV Automatically ...14 Quick Start to the Menus ...15...
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: FD Trinitron FLAT CRT —...
Operating Instructions Batteries for the Remote Control Insert two AA (R6) batteries (supplied) into the remote control using the following illustration as a guide. Under normal conditions, batteries will last up to six months. If the remote control does not operate properly, the batteries might be worn out. If you will not be using the remote control for an extended period of time, remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage.
Connecting Your TV Read this section before setting up your TV for the first time. This section covers basic connections in addition to any optional equipment you may be connecting. TV Rear Panel Jack Description Connects to the S VIDEO OUT jack on your VCR or other video S VIDEO equipment that has S VIDEO.
Operating Instructions Basic Connections TV with indoor or outdoor antenna, or CATV cable Depending on the cable available in your home, choose one of the connections below: If you are connecting to an indoor or outdoor antenna, you may need to adjust the orientation of the antenna for best reception.
Connecting Additional Equipment TV and VCR From cable/ antenna To watch video programs from your VCR, tune your TV to channel 3 or 4 (as set on the rear of your VCR). Connect the coaxial cable from your TV antenna or cable service to the IN jack on your VCR.
Operating Instructions TV and Cable Box From cable Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service to the IN jack on your cable box. Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your cable box to the VHF/UHF jack on the TV.
TV, VCR, and Cable Box Cable Box From cable Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service to the IN jack on your cable box. Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) from the OUT jack on your cable box to the IN jack on your VCR.
Operating Instructions TV and Satellite Receiver Satellite Receiver Satellite antenna cable Connect the cable from your satellite antenna to SATELLITE IN on your satellite receiver. Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to the VHF/UHF jack on your TV.
TV, Satellite Receiver, and VCR Satellite antenna cable Satellite Receiver Connect the cable from your satellite antenna to SATELLITE IN on the satellite receiver. Connect the coaxial cable from your cable service or antenna to the IN jack on your VCR. Using a coaxial cable (not supplied), connect the OUT jack on your VCR to the VHF/UHF jack on your TV.
Operating Instructions Connecting a DVD Player Using Audio/Video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your DVD player to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV. Rear of DVD Player For better picture quality, use S VIDEO instead of the yellow Audio/ Video cable. S VIDEO does not provide sound;...
Connecting a Camcorder Using Audio/Video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your camcorder to AUDIO and VIDEO IN on your TV. A/V output Connecting Headphones Connect the headphones to the Front A/V Panel jack on the front of your TV. Headphone jack is STEREO. Front A/V Panel Connecting Your TV Audio R (red)
Operating Instructions Using the Remote Control and Basic Functions This section shows you how to use the buttons on the remote control and how to navigate the on-screen menus. MUTING POWER SLEEP MTS/SAP DISPLAY TV/VIDEO JUMP ENTER RESET MENU RM-Y173...
Using the Remote Control Button Description Instantly turns off the sound. Press again or press MUTING the sound. Turns the TV off automatically in approximately 15, 30, 45, 60, or SLEEP 90 minutes. Cancel by pressing until SLEEP OFF appears. MTS/SAP Cycles through the Multi-channel TV Sound (MTS) options: Stereo, Mono, and Auto SAP (Second Audio Program).
Operating Instructions Setting Up the TV Automatically After you have finished connecting your TV, you can perform Auto Program to set up your channels. Press to turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen appears. Initial Setup First please connect cable / antenna Auto Program Exit...
Quick Start to the Menus The following settings are available in your on-screen menus: Menu Video Picture Controls Color Temp. : Neutral VM : Move Select Audio MTS : Stereo Move Select Channel Setup Favorite Channels Cable : On Channel Fix : Off Auto Program Channel Skip/Add Channel Label...
Operating Instructions Menu Timer Timer 1 : Set Timer 2 : Set Current Time Move Select Setup Caption Vision : Off Video Label Tilt Correction Language : English Demo Select Move Allows you to Set the clock on your TV and program scheduled viewing using Timer 1 and Timer 2.
2Using the Menus This section shows the options available for setting up and adjusting your TV. To Access a Menu Press to display the on-screen menu. Use the buttons to highlight the desired menu, then press Use the buttons to highlight the desired option, then press Press to complete the adjustment or follow the instructions that will appear on your screen to activate the desired option.
Operating Instructions Using the Video To access the Video menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Select MENU MENU Picture Press to open Picture Controls menu: Controls Picture: Press to decrease the contrast. Press Brightness: Press to darken the picture. Press Color: Press to decrease color saturation.
Using the Audio Menu To access the Audio menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight MENU MENU Press to select one of the following options: Multi-Channel Stereo: Select when viewing a broadcast in stereo. TV Sound Mono: Select to reduce noise in areas of poor reception. Auto SAP: Select to have the TV automatically switch to a Second Audio Program (SAP) when a signal is received.
Operating Instructions Using the Channel Setup To access the Channel Setup menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight MENU MENU Favorite Press to open the Favorite Channels menu: Channels 1 Use the Quick access a favorite channel, then press to favorite 2 Using the channels...
Use this feature after you run Auto Program to skip unwanted channels Channel Skip/Add or add new ones. Press 1 Use the then press 2 Use the 3 Press to return to the Channel Setup menu or press Pressing CH+ or CH- will skip over channels that have been skipped. You can still use the --9 buttons to directly tune to skipped channels.
Operating Instructions Parental Control The Parental Control feature is designed to help parents monitor what their children watch on television. This section shows you the different rating systems available and how to set your TV’s rating limit. Overview of the Ratings Once you have become familiar with these rating systems, you should be ready to set your TV’s rating limit.
TV Rating (U.S. models only) The TV rating is divided into two groups: age-based and content-based. TV Rating TV-Y: TV-Y7: TV-G: TV-PG TV-14: TV-MA Press Move Return Defined as TV-Y All children TV-Y7 Directed to older children TV-G General audience TV-PG Parental Guidance suggested...
Operating Instructions English Rating (Canadian models only) These ratings are for Canadian programs that are broadcast in English. Rating Defined as Children Children 8 years and older General programming Parental Guidance Viewers 14 and older Adult programming French Rating (Canadian models only) These ratings are for Canadian programs that are broadcast in French.
Using the Parental Control To access the Parental Control menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight MENU MENU In the Parental Control menu, you will be asked to set a 4-digit password for any further access into Parental Control. Press , then use the Keep this manual in a safe place.
Operating Instructions Setting the Rating You can change the Rating by selecting one of the Lock options. Parental Control Lock : Change Password Country : U.S.A. Turn Parental Lock Move With Lock highlighted, press If you are not familiar with the Parental Guidelines rating system, use one of the following preselected categories to simplify the rating selections: Child, Youth, Young Adult.
Using the Custom Menu Before setting Custom ratings, see pages 22-24, “Overview of the Ratings,” for a description of the available rating systems. Follow the instructions on the screen to make your custom settings. Select the country desired for your TV’s rating limit. See page 23 for U.S. models and page 24 for Canadian models for more information.
Operating Instructions Using the Timer Menu To access the Timer menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight MENU MENU Current Time Set your TV to the current day and time. Press to open Current Time menu: 1 Use the 2 Press to exit the menu.
Using the Setup Menu To access the Setup menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight MENU MENU Caption Allows you to select from three closed caption modes (for programs that are Vision broadcast with closed caption). Closed- Press to select one of the following options: Captioning...
Other Information Troubleshooting If you are having a problem with your TV, try the suggestions below. If the problem persists, contact your nearest Sony Dealer. Make sure the power cord is plugged in. No picture, no sound If a red light is flashing on the front of your TV for more than a few minutes, disconnect and reconnect the power cord to restore the TV.
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Specifications For all models (except as noted) Television system American TV standard/NTSC Channel coverage VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CATV: 1-125 Antenna 75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF Picture tube FD Trinitron Power requirements 120V, 60 Hz Supplied Accessories Size AA (R6) batteries (2) Remote Control RM-Y173 (1) Optional Accessories Connecting cables VMC-810S/820S, VMC-720M,...
Operating Instructions KV-24FS100 Screen size Visible screen size: 24 inches (598 mm) measured diagonally Actual screen size: 25 inches (635 mm) measured diagonally Inputs/outputs 2 video, 2 audio 1 S VIDEO 1 Y, P 1 headphone jack Speaker output 7.5 W x 2 Power Consumption 145 W in use 1 W in standby...
Index Audio Menu 14, 20 Auto Program Auto SAP Battery Installation Brightness Cable Caption Vision Channel Fix Channel Label Channel Setup Menu Channel Skip/Add Color Connections Cable and Antenna Connecting a Camcorder Connecting a DVD Player Connecting Headphones TV and Cable Box TV and VCR TV and Satellite Receiver TV, Satellite Receiver, and VCR...
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