SRS technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. Licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under USP 4638258.4482866. BBE and BBE symbol are trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc. FD Trinitron and the Wega logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are provided on the front of this instruction manual and at the rear of the TV.
Use only a cart or stand recommended by Sony for the specific model of TV. No part of the TV set should overhang any edge of the TV cart or stand;...
Power-Cord Protection Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord, and do not place the set where the power cord is subject to wear or abuse. Antennas Outdoor Antenna Grounding If an outdoor antenna is installed, follow the precautions below. An outdoor antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits.
Contents Introducing the FD Trinitron Wega Overview...1 Presenting the FD Trinitron Wega...2 Package Contents ...3 Using the Remote Control ...3 Installing the TV Overview...7 TV Controls and Connectors ...8 Basic Connection (Connecting Cable TV or Antenna)...10 Connecting a VCR and Cable...14 Connecting a VCR and Cable Box ...15 Connecting Two VCRs for Tape Editing ...18 Connecting a Satellite Receiver...19...
Introducing the FD Trinitron Wega Overview This chapter defines the contents of your Wega TV and provides an overview of how to set up and use basic features. Topic Presenting the FD Trinitron Wega Package Contents Using the Remote Control Page...
Introducing the FD Trinitron Wega Presenting the FD Trinitron Wega The FD Trinitron Wega (pronounced VAY-GAH) is characterized by outstanding contrast, uncompromising accuracy, and corner-to- corner detail. You’ll recognize the superiority of Wega technology almost immediately. The first thing you’ll notice is minimal glare from the flat picture tube.
Package Contents Your box contains your new Trinitron TV, a remote control and two AA batteries. No peripheral cables are included. If you intend to add additional equipment to your TV, please check the hookup instructions for your desired setup before you begin. You may need to purchase cables and/or splitters to complete the hookup properly.
Introducing the FD Trinitron Wega Button Descriptions POWER MUTING VCR/DVD SAT/CABLE PICTURE MODE DRC MODE DISPLAY MTS/SAP GUIDE JUMP ENTER FUNCTION TV/VIDEO VCR/DVD SAT/CABLE FREEZE MENU FAVORITES RESET AV 1 2 3 DVD RM -Y183 To scan rapidly through the channels, press and hold down the CH+ or CH- button.
Button Description qd MTS/SAP Press the TV FUNCTION button first, then press MTS/SAP to cycle through the Multi-channel TV Sound (MTS) options: Stereo, Auto-SAP (Second Audio Program), and Mono. For details, see “Using the Audio Menu” on page 38. GUIDE Press the SAT/CABLE FUNCTION button first, then press GUIDE to display the satellite program guide.
DVD MENU Displays the DVD menu. wd CODE SET Used for programming the remote control to operate non-Sony video equipment. For details, see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 50. wf VCR/DVD CONTROLS Rewind Record...
Installing the TV Overview This chapter includes illustrated instructions for setting up your TV. Topic TV Controls and Connectors Basic Connection (Connecting Cable TV or Antenna) Connecting a VCR and Cable Connecting a VCR and Cable Box Connecting Two VCRs for Tape Editing Connecting a Satellite Receiver Connecting a Satellite Receiver with a VCR Connecting an Audio Receiver...
Installing the TV TV Controls and Connectors Front Panel Menu The front panel menu controls allow access to the on-screen menus Controls without the use of a remote control. Pressing the MENU button brings up the on-screen menus. The arrow buttons move the on-screen cursor in the menus and the SELECT button selects the menu item.
Connects to your VHF/UHF antenna or cable. 4 CONTROL S Allows the TV to receive (IN) and send (OUT) remote IN/OUT control signals to other Sony infrared-controlled audio or video equipment. 5 S VIDEO Connects to the S VIDEO OUT jack of your VCR or other S VIDEO-equipped video equipment.
Installing the TV Basic Connection (Connecting Cable TV or Antenna) Connecting Directly The connection you choose depends on the cable found in your to Cable or to an home. Antenna Newer homes are usually equipped with standard coaxial cable: VHF Only or VHF/UHF or Cable Older homes may have 300-ohm twin lead cable: VHF Only or UHF Only or VHF/UHF Some homes may have both:...
Cable and Antenna If your cable provider does not feature local channels, you may find this set-up convenient. Select CABLE or antenna (ANT) mode by pressing ANT on the remote control. To receive channels using an antenna, instead of the CATV cable: Cable Box Cable Box and Cable This is the preferred basic cable TV hookup to use if your cable TV...
Installing the TV To set up your TV to use both a Cable Box and a direct-connect CATV cable: To switch between channels from Cable Box and channels coming directly into TV To use the TV remote control to switch channels on the cable box To use the cable box To prevent the accidental switching of TV channels Connect the Cable TV cable to the TV’s VHF/UHF jack.
Cable Box Only Use this hookup if: You subscribe to a cable TV system that uses scrambled or encoded signals requiring a cable box to view all channels, and You do not intend to hook up any other audio or video equipment to your TV.
Installing the TV Connecting a VCR and Cable Use this hookup if you have cable TV that does not require a cable box. AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) Connect the cable TV cable to the VCR’s IN jack. Using a coaxial cable, connect the VCR’s OUT jack to the TV’s VHF/UHF jack.
Connecting a VCR and Cable Box Use this hookup if: With this setup you can: To connect a cable box and a VCR, you will need: Your cable TV company scrambles some channels, but not all of them (pay channels vs. regular cable channels), so you need to use a cable box, and You want to use the Twin View feature.
Installing the TV AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) To switch between channels from cable box and channels from CATV To view the cable box signals To use the TV remote control to change channels on the cable box (Continued from the previous page) A/V cable Press the TV/VIDEO button on the TV remote control.
Installing the TV To use Twin View with the cable box Turn on the VCR. (The VCR’s tuner is used as one of the Twin View picture sources; if you do not turn on the VCR, the Twin View will not work.) Use the remote control’s TV/VIDEO button to set the Twin View output to VIDEO 1.
Installing the TV Connecting Two VCRs for Tape Editing If you connect two VCRs, so you can record from one to the other, you can connect the recording VCR into your TV to monitor what is being recorded. The procedure below shows you how to do this. VCR (playback) AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white)
Connecting a Satellite Receiver AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack. Using an A/V cable, connect the satellite receiver’s Audio and Video OUT jacks to the TV’s Audio and Video IN jacks. Connect a coaxial cable from your cable or antenna to the TV’s VHF/UHF jack.
Installing the TV Connecting a Satellite Receiver with a VCR AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack. Connect the CATV cable to the VCR’s VHF/UHF IN jack. Using a coaxial cable, connect the VCR’s OUT jack to the TV’s VHF/UHF jack.
If necessary, change the video input on your VCR. (See your VCR’s user’s guide for instructions on how to do that.) To watch satellite TV, or the VCR Press TV/VIDEO on the remote control to select a video source. To watch cable TV Press TV/VIDEO on the remote control to select VHF/UHF (to select the CATV cable on the TV).
Installing the TV Connecting an Audio Receiver For better sound quality, you may want to connect your TV to your stereo system’s audio receiver. To connect to an audio receiver Use audio cables to connect the TV’s Audio OUT jacks to the audio receiver’s audio LINE IN jacks.
Connecting a DVD Player with Component Video Connectors This is the preferred hookup to use if your DVD player has component (Y, P DVD player ) jacks. Using three separate component video cables, connect the DVD player’s Y, P and P jacks to the Y, P the number 5 or 6 connections under HD/DVD IN.
Installing the TV Connecting a DVD Player with A/V Connectors Use this hookup if your DVD player does not have component (Y, P DVD player To switch between your TV and DVD ) jacks. An S VIDEO connection will give a good-quality video signal, but if your DVD player has component video, that connection (described on the previous page) will give an even better signal.
Connecting a Digital TV Receiver Be sure to read the manual for the Set-top box. Digital TV Set-top box VIDEO S VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO AUDIO/VIDEO OUT AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) Using three separate component video cables, connect the Digital TV Set-top box’s Y, P and P If you prefer, you can use an S VIDEO cable instead of the Y, P connections.
Installing the TV Connecting a Camcorder For easy connection of the camcorder, the TV has front Audio and Video inputs (shown below). If you prefer, you can connect the camcorder to the TV’s rear Audio and Video IN jacks. AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) If you have a mono camcorder, connect its audio output to the TV’s...
Using the CONTROL S Feature The CONTROL S feature allows you to control your TV, plus other Sony equipment (such as a DVD player or VCR) connected to the TV, using only the TV’s remote control. In addition to allowing you to...
Installing the TV Setting Up the TV Automatically After you finish connecting your TV, you can run Auto Setup to set up your channels. The Auto Setup screen appears when you turn your TV on for the first time after installing it. If you do not want to set up the channels at this time, you can do it later by using the Auto Program feature in the Channel menu (see page 40 for information regarding Channel menu).
Using the Features Using Favorite Channels The Favorite Channel feature lets you select programs from a list of favorite channels that you previously specified. To display a list of your favorite channels: If you have not already done so, create a list of favorite channels. (For information on setting up Favorite Channels see “Selecting Channel Options”...
Using Twin View Twin View lets you see two pictures — from an antenna, a VCR, a DVD, etc, — on the screen at the same time. (You can only hear the sound associated with one of the pictures however. You choose which picture’s sound is selected.) You can change the relative size of each of the pictures.
Using the Features Activating the With Twin View, the picture highlighted with a blue frame is active. In the active picture, you can: Picture To activate the right picture Factors affecting Twin View include: Change channels Adjust the volume. Switch the input sources (for example, press TV/VIDEO on the remote control).
Changing the The zoom feature lets you vary the relative size of the left and right pictures. Picture Size When you adjust the twin screen sizes, the TV memorizes the change. The next time you use the Twin View function, the memorized sizes appear.
Using the Features Using the Freeze Function The FREEZE button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s picture. You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, recipes, etc. The FREEZE feature works only in normal view; if you are in Twin View, it will not work.
Using the Menus Overview Opening and choosing a menu: The Menu gives you access to the following features: Menu Icon Description To end a menu session: Press MENU button again. To end one menu session and move to another: Move the joystick upward to return to the menu icons.
Using the Menus Using the Video Menu To select the Video Menu To restore the factory default settings for Picture, Brightness, Color, Hue and Sharpness, Color Temp and VM. Selecting Video The Video Menu includes the following options. Options Option Mode To change from one Video Customized...
Option Description Color Temp Choose from three color temperatures: White Cool Select to give the white colors a blue tint. intensity Neutral Select to give the white colors a neutral tint. adjustment Warm Select to give the white colors a red tint (NTSC-Standard).
Using the Menus Using the Audio Menu To select the Audio Menu To restore the factory default settings for Treble, Bass, and Balance Selecting Audio The Audio Menu includes the following options: Options Option Treble Bass Balance Steady Sound Effect Press MENU.
Option Description Stereo Select for stereo reception when viewing a Enjoy stereo, program broadcast in stereo. bilingual and Auto-SAP Select to automatically switch the TV to mono programs second audio programs when a signal is received. (If no SAP signal is present, the TV remains in Stereo mode.) Mono Select for mono reception.
Using the Menus Using the Channel Menu To select the Channel Menu Selecting Channel The Channel Menu includes the following options: Options Option Favorite Channel Cable Channel Fix Useful when you have a cable box or satellite receiver connected Auto Program Press MENU.
Option Description Channel Removes and adds viewable channels. Skip/Add Use the joystick to scroll through the channels until you find the channel you want to skip/add. Press Press the joystick (V/v) to toggle between “Add” and “Skip.” Press Channel Label Label up to 20 channels with their station call letters.
Using the Menus Using the Parent Menu The Parent menu allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels. These ratings are assigned by a federal rating board. Not all programs are rated. Using the Parental Lock blocks programs with a specific rating, but it does not block an entire channel.
Using the Parent The Parent menu includes the following options. Menu Option Parental Lock If you are not familiar with Turn ratings on/ the Parental Guideline rating system, you should select Child, off and select a Youth, or Young Adult to help rating system simplify the rating selection.
Using the Menus US Models: For US models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (For Canadian models, see page 45.) Selecting Custom Rating Options The content ratings will increase depending on the level of the age-based rating. For example, a program with a TV- PG V (Violence) rating may contain moderate violence,...
Canadian Models: For Canadian models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (For US models, see page 44.) Selecting Custom Rating Options Option English Rating French Rating USA Rating Viewing Blocked You can view a blocked program by entering the password. Press the ENTER Programs button when tuned to a blocked program, and then enter the password.
Using the Menus Using the Timer Menu To select the Timer menu To reset the Clock or Timers Selecting Timer The Timer Menu includes the following options: Options Option Timer 1 Timer 2 Current Time Daylight Saving Press MENU. Use the joystick to move to the Timer icon and press To set the Current Time...
Using the Setup Menu To select the Setup Menu Selecting The Setup Menu includes the following options: Setup Options Option Caption Vision Press MENU. Use the joystick to move to the Setup icon and press Use the joystick to scroll through the features.
Using the Menus Option Video Label Tilt Correction Language 16:9 Enhanced To use this feature with widescreen DVDs, set your DVD player to 16:9 aspect ratio. Demo (Continued from the previous page) Description Allows you to label the audio/video equipment you connected to the TV, so you can identify it when using the TV/VIDEO button.
Other Information Overview This chapter includes the following topics: Topic Programming the Remote Control Operating Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control Troubleshooting Specifications Index Page...
8 mm VCR VHS VCR DVD Player If you have video equipment other than Sony brand that you want to control with the TV’s remote control, use the following procedures to program the remote control. From the “Manufacturer’s Codes” listed on page 52, select the three-...
In some cases, you may not be able to operate your equipment with the Sony remote control. In such cases, use the equipment’s own remote control unit. Whenever you remove the batteries to replace them, the code...
Operating Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control Operating a VCR Move the slide switch to the AV input you coded for this device. To Do This ... Turn on/off Select VCR Change channels Record Play Stop Fast forward Rewind the tape Pause Search the picture forward or backward...
Other Information Operating a Cable To Do This ... Turn on/off Select Cable Box Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Operating a Satellite Receiver To Do This ... Turn on/off Select Satellite Receiver Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Display channel number Display SAT guide...
TV If your TV does not turn on, and a red light keeps flashing, your TV may need service. Call your local Sony Service Center. Make sure the power cord is plugged in. Push the power button on the front of the TV.
TV channels in my left or right Twin View picture If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony television, please call our Customer Information Services Center at 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (U.S. residents only) or (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).
Specifications All Models (General) Picture Tube Antenna Television System Channel Coverage CATV Power Requirements Number of Inputs/Outputs Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) Audio (OUT) Monitor Out CONTROL S (IN/OUT) Component Video Input ® FD Trinitron tube 75 ohm external terminal for VHF/UHF NTSC, American TV Standard 2-13 14-69...
Other Information KV-32HS20 Supplied Accessories Remote Control AA (R6) Batteries Optional Accessories AV Cable Audio Cable S-LINK Cable Component Video Cable TV Stand Visible Screen Size Actual CRT Size Speaker Output Dimensions (W x H x D) Mass Power Consumption In Use In Standby KV-36HS20...
Index 16:9 (widescreen) Adding channels to the channel list Adjusting the picture definition Adjusting the audio Steady Sound 38 Activating Twin View ANT button antenna, connecting Aspect ratio, 16:9 in Twin View 32 Audio menu audio receiver, connecting Auto-SAP Auto Program (channel setup) Auto setup 28, 40 balance, adjusting...
Index Favorite Channel setting up 40 using 30 Favorites button features Freeze, using Front Panel controls Guide button Hookups 10-26 hue, adjusting inputs, labeling Installation 10-26 Jump button label channels 41 video inputs 48 Languages, setting for closed captioning Locking programs 42-45 Manufacturer’s codes MDP, using with TV remote control...
sound effect, adjusting speakers turning on/off 39 using external speakers 22 specifications Steady Sound adjusting 38 described 2 tape-to-tape editing Time, set current Time, set daylight saving Timer setting tilt, correcting Timer menu treble, adjusting troubleshooting TV Function button TV Power button TV/VIDEO button Twin View activating a picture 32...