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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...
Ventilation The slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are provided for necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation of the set, and to protect it from overheating, these slots and openings must never be blocked or covered. •...
Contents Introduction Introducing the FD Trinitron WEGA Features ... 1 About this Manual... 2 Batteries for the Remote Control ... 2 Front Panel Menu Controls ... 2 Using the Remote Control Remote Control Description... 3 Connecting Your TV TV Rear Panel ... 5 Basic Connections ...
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 —...
About this Manual This manual provides instructions to help you enjoy your new TV. It shows you how to connect to an antenna or cable, cable box, VCR, DVD, satellite receiver, stereo system, or camcorder. Once you’re connected, follow the instructions and use the remote control to access the on-screen menus.
Using the Remote Control Remote Control Description MUTING DISPLAY POWER MTS/SAP TV/VIDEO JUMP PICTURE MODE MENU RESET SLEEP RM-Y194 If you lose your remote control, see page 34. Button Description MUTING Instantly turns off the sound. Press again or press DISPLAY Press to display the current time (if set) and channel number.
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.
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: Use this to connect the TV to a cable system or an antenna with a 75-ohms cable (usually built into newer homes).
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.
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. Optional Connection To view channels from your cable box, tune your TV to channel 3 or 4 (as set on the rear panel of your cable box) and use the cable box’s remote control to change channels.
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.
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. Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO and VIDEO OUT on your satellite receiver to AUDIO and VIDEO IN 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.
Connecting a DVD Player using Composite Video (Video/Audio L(Mono), R) Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your DVD player to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your TV. Rear of DVD Player Optional connection Optional connection For better picture quality, use S VIDEO instead of the yellow audio/video cable. S-VIDEO does not provide sound, so you still must connect the audio cables.
Connecting Headphones Connect the headphones to the 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 jack on the front of your TV. Headphone jack is STEREO. Front A/V Panel Front A/V Panel Audio R (red)
Connecting for Video Tape Editing (VCR and Camcorder) Camcorder (for playback) A/V output (for playback) For video tape editing connect to the VCR the following sources (VCR or Camcorder): a) Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your first VCR to AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your second VCR b) Using audio/video cables (not supplied), connect the AUDIO/VIDEO OUT on your Camcorder to the AUDIO/VIDEO IN on your second VCR...
Using Basic Functions Setting Up the TV After you have finished connecting your TV, you can use Auto Program to set up your channels. During Auto Program, the TV will automatically search for available channels and program receivable channels. When you start Auto Program wait until it is finished; otherwise it will skip over channels that are available.
Quick Start to the Menus The following settings are available in your on-screen menus: Menu Video Mode : Vivid Picture Controls Color Temp. : Cool VM : High Move Select Audio Treble Bass Balance Steady Sound: Effect : MTS : Stereo Move Select...
Menu Timer Timer 1 : Set Timer 2 : Set Current Time Move Select Setup Caption Vision : Info Banner : Video Label Tilt Correction Language : English 16:9 Enhanced: Off Move Select Allows you to Set the clock on your TV and program scheduled viewing using Timer 1 and Timer 2.
Using the Menus This section shows the options available for setting up and adjusting your TV. Using the Remote Control to Navigate on the On-Screen Menus PICTURE MODE MENU RESET SLEEP RM-Y194 To navigate on the on-screen menus, use the “arrow” buttons ( cursor.
Using the Video To access the Video menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Select Video Mode : Picture Controls Color Temp: Move Press to highlight an option, then Mode Use the Customized press to select it. picture viewing Vivid: Standard: Movie:...
Using the Audio To access the Audio menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight Press to highlight an option, then Treble Press to decrease the higher pitched sounds. Press higher pitched sounds. Bass Press to decrease the lower pitched sounds. Press lower pitched sounds.
Using the Channel Setup To access the Channel Setup menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight Press to highlight an option, then 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...
Channel Use this feature after you run Auto Program to skip unwanted channels 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.
Using the Parental Control To access the Parental Control menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight Press to highlight an option; then press In the Parental Control menu, you will be asked to set a 4-digit password for any further access into Parental Control.
Parental Control Setting the Rating You can change the Rating by selecting one of the Lock options. Parental Control Lock : Change Password Country : U.S.A. 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 24-25, “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 27 for U.S. models and page 29 for Canadian models for more information.
United States: Selecting Custom Rating Options For the United States, the Custom Rating menu includes the following options: Movie Rating, TV Rating and Unrated. (For Canada, see page 29.) Movie Rating This system defines the rating levels of movies shown in theaters and on prime cable channels.
Defined as TV-Y All children Directed to older children TV-Y7 TV-G General audience TV-PG Parental guidance suggested TV-14 Parents strongly cautioned TV-MA Mature audience only 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, while a TV-14 V (Violence) rating may contain intense violence.
Canada: Selecting Custom Rating Options For Canada, the Custom Rating menu includes the following options: English Rating, French Rating, and U.S.A. Rating. English Rating 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...
Using the Timer To access the Timer menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight Press to highlight an option, then press 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 To access the Setup menu, refer to the following steps: To Display To Highlight Press to highlight an option, then press 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:...
Other Information Troubleshooting If you have a problem with your TV, try the suggestions below. If the problem persists, see “Contacting Sony” at the end of this section. General Problem Possible Remedies I want to reset the TV Turn on the TV. While holding down the RESET button on the to the factory remote control, press POWER button on the TV front panel.
You can use the front panel controls to access your menus, change channels, adjust the volume, or change video inputs control (page 2). Contact your nearest Sony Dealer to order a replacement, please call our Sony Direct Accessory and Part Center at 1-800-488-7669 (U.S. residents only).
TV serial number ready. The number is located on the rear of your TV and on the front cover of this manual. Our Customer Information Services Center phone number is 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (US residents only) or 1-877-899- SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).
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-Y194 (1) Optional Accessories Connecting cables VMC-810S/820S, VMC-720M,...
Index 16:9 Enhanced 31 Auto Program 15, 22 Auto SAP 21 Batteries Installation 2 Brightness 20 Cable 22 Caption Vision 31 Channel Fix 22 Channel Label 23 Channel Setup Menu 22 Channel Skip/Add 23 Color 20 Connections Cable and antenna 6 Connecting a Camcorder 13 Connecting a DVD Player 12 Connecting Headphones 13...
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