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LCD Projection TV
Operating Instructions
KF-42E200A
KF-50E200A
http://www.sony.net/
Printed in U.S.A.
© 2006 Sony Corporation
2-694-282-13(1)

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  • Page 1 Canada 1-877-899-SONY (7669) Sony will work to resolve your questions more quickly than your retailer or place of purchase. Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store LCD Projection TV Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 Contact Sony Customer Support at: http://www.sony.com/tvsupport or to speak with a support representative: Canada 1-877-899-SONY (7669) Sony will work to resolve your questions more quickly than your retailer or place of purchase. Please Do Not Return the Product to the Store...
  • Page 3: Trademark Information

    See pages 12 and 13 for more information on the installation. CAUTION Use the following Sony appliance(s) only with the following TV STAND. SONY APPLIANCE MODEL NO. KF-42E200A SONY TV...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce...
  • Page 5: For Safety

    Antenna Grounding According to the NEC Refer to section 54-300 of Canadian Electrical Code for Antenna Grounding. Ground clamp Electrical service equipment Ground clamps Power service grounding electrode system (NEC Art NEC: National 250 Part H) Electrical Code Cleaning Clean the rear cover area of the TV regularly. Dust in the rear cover area may cause a problem with the cooling system of the TV set.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing the TV Welcome ...9 Package Contents...9 Features...9 Enjoying Your TV...10 Notes on the TV ...10 Screen...10 Indicators ...11 Projection Lamp ...11 Installing the TV ...12 Carrying Your TV ...12 Take Precaution during Installation...12 Preventing the TV from Toppling Over ...12 When Installing Your TV against a Wall...13 Recommended Viewing Area ...13 Side and Rear Panel...14...
  • Page 8 Accessing the Clock/Timers Settings...62 Selecting Clock/Timers Options...62 Other Information Overview...65 Contacting Sony ...65 Replacing the Lamp...66 How to Replace the Lamp...66 Troubleshooting ...69 Remote Control...69 Picture...69 Sound...70 Channels...71 General ...71 PC Input Signal Compatibility Chart ...73 Specifications ...74 Index Index ...76...
  • Page 9: Introducing The Tv

    Introducing the TV Welcome Thank you for purchasing this Sony’s LCD projection TV. This manual is for models KF-42E200A and KF-50E200A (Canada model only). Package Contents Along with your new TV, the packing box contains a remote control and two AA (R6) batteries.
  • Page 10: Enjoying Your Tv

    Enjoying Your TV Notes on the TV Screen To enjoy your TV for years to come and maintain its original picture quality, you should perform periodic maintenance. To enjoy clear picture ❑ Prevent sunlight or other light sources from shining directly onto the screen.
  • Page 11: Indicators

    When the projection lamp wears out, the screen goes dark. Replace the lamp with a new Sony XL-2400 replacement lamp (not supplied). After lamp is replaced, please set the “Lamp Replacement” option in the Setup Settings (see page 61 and 66).
  • Page 12: Installing The Tv

    As a protective measure, secure the TV as follows. Using the TV stand with support belts ❑ Sony strongly recommends using the TV stand SU-RG11S (for KF-42E200A)/SU-RG12L (for KF-50E200A) with a support belt designed for your TV. ✍ When using the SU-RG11S (for KF-42E200A)/SU-RG12L (for KF-50E200A) stand for your TV, you must use the support belt.
  • Page 13: When Installing Your Tv Against A Wall

    When Installing Your Keep your TV at least 4 inches (10 cm) away from the wall to provide proper ventilation. Blocking the ventilation opening of the cooling fan may damage the TV. TV against a Wall 4 inches (10cm) ✍ Do not install the TV near any ventilation, as it may affect the Recommended Your viewing position may affect the picture quality.
  • Page 14: Side And Rear Panel

    Side and Rear Panel VHF/UHF S VIDEO CABLE VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO HD/DVD IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) AUDIO PUSH OPEN TIMER LAMP POWER/STANDBY POWER MENU TV/VIDEO VOLUME CANNEL AUDIO VAR/FIX SERVICE ONLY...
  • Page 15 Jack Description 1 HD/DVD IN 2 Connects to your equipment’s component video (YP (1080i/720p/ provides better picture quality than the S VIDEO (4 of rear panel) or the composite video 480p/480i) (6 of rear panel) connections.When Auto is selected for the Video 2 (Component) option in the Setup settings, the component video function will be the default stream when present (see page 61).
  • Page 16: Tv Controls And Connectors

    Lights up in green when the TV is turned on. If the LED blinks in red continuously, this may indicate the display unit needs servicing (see contacting Sony information on page 2). When the red LED blinks only three times, the lamp door of the lamp unit or the lamp itself is not securely attached (see page 67).
  • Page 17: Connecting The Tv

    Connecting the TV Overview To display clear crisp pictures, you must connect your TV correctly and select the correct Wide Mode to display the picture in the correct aspect ratio (see “Using the WIDE Button” on page 41). It is strongly recommended to connect the antenna using a 75-ohm coaxial cable to receive optimum picture quality signal.
  • Page 18: About Using S Video

    About Using S VIDEO S VIDEO cable Equipment with S VIDEO About Using HDMI to DVI Adapter If the optional equipment you are connecting has an S VIDEO jack (shown at left), you can use an S VIDEO cable for improved picture quality (compared to an A/V cable).
  • Page 19: Basic Connections

    Basic Connections The way in which you connect your TV will vary, depending on how your home receives a signal (antenna and satellite; cable and cable box) and whether or not you plan to connect a VCR. If You Are Connecting Cable System or VHF/UHF Antenna System ❑...
  • Page 20: Cable System Or Vhf/uhf Antenna System

    Cable System or VHF/UHF Antenna System Cable Box Notes on Using This Connection To do this... Use the cable box Set up the TV remote control to operate the cable Activate the remote control to operate the cable Prevent the accidental switching of TV channels When using the cable box, ensure that the TV remains tuned to the For best results, use this connection if you: ❑...
  • Page 21: Satellite Receiver And Cable/antenna

    ❑ Satellite Receiver and Cable/Antenna Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. ✍ Coaxial cable SAT signals are selected by the SAT Box connected to the VIDEO INPUT. TV signals are selected from the signal connected to the CABLE input. Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack.
  • Page 22: Equipment With Hdmi Connection

    Equipment with HDMI Connection z The HDMI jack provides both video and audio signals, so it is not necessary to connect an audio cable. Equipment with DVI Connection Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, white to white, etc. z When connecting to a DVI output, audio cable must be used...
  • Page 23: Setting Up The Channel List

    Setting Up the Channel List After you finish connecting the TV, you can run the Initial Setup to create a list of available channels. The Initial Setup screen appears when you turn on the TV for the first time after hooking it up. If you choose to set up the channels at a later time, select the Auto Program option in the Channel setting to scan available channels (see below).
  • Page 24: Connecting Optional Equipment

    Connecting Optional Equipment You can connect a variety of optional equipment to your TV. This section provides some of the individual connections you can make. For multiple connections, please refer to the Quick Setup Guide. If You Are Connecting VCR and Cable VCR and Cable Box DVD Player with Component Video Connectors DVD Player with S VIDEO and Audio Connectors...
  • Page 25: Vcr And Cable

    VCR and Cable Use this hookup if: ❑ Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. ✍ Coaxial cable Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, white to white, etc. You have cable TV that does not require a cable box. Connect the CATV cable to the single (input) jack of the splitter.
  • Page 26: Vcr And Cable Box

    With this connection you can: ❑ Use the TV’s remote control to change channels on your cable box when the signal is scrambled. To program your Sony remote control to operate your cable box, see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 35.
  • Page 27 Coaxial cable CATV cable Splitter Rear of TV VHF/UHF S VIDEO AUDIO CABLE VIDEO VAR/FIX (MONO) AUDIO HD/DVD IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO-L AUDIO-L AUDIO-R AUDIO-R A/V cable A/V cable Coaxial cable Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, white to white, etc.
  • Page 28: Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    DVD Player with Component Video Connectors DVD player Use this hookup if: ❑ Your DVD player has component (YP Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Use a component video cable to connect the DVD player’s YP to the TV’s YP jacks.
  • Page 29: Dvd Player With S Video And Audio Connectors

    ✍ To watch a DVD, press TV/VIDEO repeatedly to select the DVD input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). If you have a non-Sony DVD player and want to set up the TV remote control to operate it, you must program the remote control. See “Programming the Remote Control”...
  • Page 30: Camcorder Or Video Game Equipment

    Camcorder or Video Game Equipment Rear of TV S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO VIDEO IN You can connect a camcorder or Video Game Equipment to your TV. For easy connection, use VIDEO IN 2 on the left side of the TV. To use the S VIDEO jack instead of the VIDEO jack (yellow), use VIDEO IN 1 on the rear panel of the TV.
  • Page 31: Personal Computer

    Personal Computer If you want to use your TV as your computer monitor, you can connect your PC to the TV. To connect a PC (personal computer) You have a choice of connecting PC to the TV's HDMI 6 Input or HDMI 7 Input (only with HDMI connection).
  • Page 32: Watching The Tv

    Watching the TV Overview The table on the next page describes the buttons on the remote control. Topic Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control Button Descriptions Programming the Remote Control Manufacturer’s Codes Using Other Equipment with Your Remote Control Special Buttons on the Remote Control Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control Insert two size AA (R6) batteries (supplied) by matching the e and E on the batteries to the diagram inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 33: Button Descriptions

    Button Descriptions SLEEP TV/VIDEO POWER TV POWER 1 TV/VIDEO DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE BD/DVD FUNCTION 2 SLEEP 3 FUNCTION JUMP FREEZE MODE SURROUND SOUND PICTURE WIDE 4 0-9, ENT 6 JUMP MENU PREV REPLAY ADVANCE NEXT 7 ANT PLAY VISUAL SEARCH PAUSE STOP 8 SURROUND 9 SOUND...
  • Page 34 SLEEP POWER TV POWER TV/VIDEO BD/DVD DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE FUNCTION JUMP FREEZE MODE SOUND WIDE SURROUND PICTURE MENU PREV REPLAY ADVANCE NEXT PLAY VISUAL SEARCH PAUSE STOP MUTING REC PAUSE REC STOP BD/DVD TOP MENU MENU Button Description qd VISUAL To be used only with your connected external equipment with visual search function.
  • Page 35: Programming The Remote Control

    Programming the Remote Control The remote control is preset to operate Sony brand video equipment. Sony Equipment BD (Blu-ray Disc)/DVD SLEEP TV/VIDEO POWER TV POWER DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE BD/DVD DVR/VCR SAT/CABLE FUNCTION Follow the steps below to program your TV’s remote control to operate non- Sony video equipment.
  • Page 36: Manufacturer's Codes

    Sony Dish Network Echostar General Electric Hitachi Hughes Mitsubishi Panasonic Philips RCA/PROSCAN 802, 808 Toshiba 806, 807 Samsung * If an Aiwa VCR does not work even though you enter the code for Aiwa, enter the code for Sony instead.
  • Page 37: Using Other Equipment With Your Remote Control

    Using Other Equipment with Your Remote Control To operate other equipment connected to your TV, first turn to page 36 and program the necessary code. For operating video equipment, press TV/VIDEO repeatedly until you see the video input on the screen for your connected equipment.
  • Page 38 Turn on/off POWER Play Stop Pause X (press again to resume normal playback) Operating a 5.1ch DVD AV System (Sony DAV) To Do This ... Press ... Activate the remote control to operate BD/DVD (FUNCTION) the DVD Turn on/off POWER...
  • Page 39: Operating An Av Receiver

    To Do This ... Press ... Pause Search the picture forward or backward M or m during playback V v B b Move highlight (cursor) and select Operating a DVR To Do This ... Press ... Activate the remote control to operate DVR/VCR (FUNCTION) the DVR POWER...
  • Page 40: Special Buttons On The Remote Control

    Special Buttons on the Remote Control Using the TOOLS Button Using the JUMP Button Using the FREEZE Button This TV comes with convenient features that can be either accessed directly by pressing their buttons on your remote control or pressing the TOOLS button to display most commonly used functions.
  • Page 41: Using The Wide Button

    Using the WIDE Wide screen mode lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in several wide Button screen modes (16:9 aspect ratio). ✍ z When the TV receives a 720p or 1080i signal that is 4:3 aspect ratio picture with a black bar at each side, Full returns the picture to its original size.
  • Page 42: Using The Wide Button In Pc Mode

    Using the WIDE Button in PC Mode z You can also access the PC Wide Mode settings in the Screen settings. For details, see page z Depending on the signal from your PC, your TV will display black frame around the picture in various width.
  • Page 43: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Overview of MENU MENU provides one button access for controlling your TV. It enables you to perform a variety of tasks intuitively with a control panel on the screen rather than a variety of remote control button presses. When you press the functions such as: Switching between external inputs, viewing your favorite stations and...
  • Page 44 The MENU screen gives you access to the following items: Icon Description The External Inputs feature lets you select equipment that is connected to your TV, such as a DVD player. You can assign a label to your equipment or skip unused inputs conveniently.
  • Page 45: Navigating And Selecting Items

    Navigating and Selecting Items Use your remote control to navigate through MENU and the settings. Using External Inputs in MENU The External Inputs feature lets you view from a selected external input connected to your TV. You can assign a label or skip over unused inputs by selecting Edit Video Labels.
  • Page 46: Using Tv In Menu

    Using TV in MENU Using Settings in MENU The TV feature displays the most recently viewed channel. Highlight TV from the MENU control panel and press FIRST DAUGHTER 00: 1 4 R e m a i n i n g ✍...
  • Page 47: Using The Settings

    Using the Settings Overview The Settings give you access to the following features: (Depending on the signal tuned, you may see a different Setting options on your screen. Settings displayed here are with the 720p signal.) Settings Picture Picture Picture Mode Standard Reset Advanced Iris...
  • Page 48 Settings Channel Channel Favorite Channels Cable Auto Program Show/Hide Channels Label Channels Move: Select: Parental Lock Parental Lock Password Press to enter password Move: Select: Setup Setup Caption Vision Info Banner Label Video Inputs Language English Video 2 (Component) Auto Move: Select: Clock/Timers...
  • Page 49: Accessing The Picture Settings

    Accessing the Picture Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Picture, press Selecting Picture The Picture settings include the following options: Options Option Picture...
  • Page 50 Option Description Auto 2 Recommended option for viewing programs High With this option, the screen has maximum level of brightness. It is suitable for TV viewing in a brightly lit room. Medium With this option, the brightness is about the standard level.
  • Page 51 Option Description DRC Palette Allows you to customize the level of detail (Reality) and smoothness (Clarity). For example, you can create one Custom setting to optimize your cable input’s picture, and create another to optimize your DVD player's picture. Press to select DRC Palette.
  • Page 52: Accessing The Sound Settings

    Accessing the Sound Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... 4. Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Sound, press Selecting Sound Options z Sound Mode settings are independent of settings in the Treble/Bass options.
  • Page 53 Option Description Stereo Select for stereo reception when viewing a program broadcast in stereo. Enjoy stereo, bilingual and Auto SAP Select to automatically switch to second audio mono programs when a signal is received. (If no SAP programs signal is present, the TV remains in Stereo mode.) Mono Select for mono reception.
  • Page 54: Accessing The Screen Settings

    Accessing the Screen Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... 4. Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Screen, press Selecting Screen Options z Wide Mode is unavailable while in Freeze (page 40).
  • Page 55 Option Auto Wide z If 4:3 Default is set to 4:3 Default anything but Off, the Select the default Wide Mode setting screen mode to changes only for the use for 4:3 current channel. When sources. you change channels (or inputs), Wide Mode is automatically replaced with the 4:3 Default setting.
  • Page 56: Accessing The Channel Settings

    Accessing the Channel Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... 4. Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Channel, press Selecting Channel Options z Channels that you set to Hidden can only be accessed with the 0-9 buttons.
  • Page 57: Accessing The Parental Lock Settings

    Accessing the Parental Lock Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... 4. Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Parental Lock, press The Parental Lock setting allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels.
  • Page 58: Viewing Blocked Programs

    Viewing Blocked Programs Selecting Custom Rating Options z To ensure maximum blocking capability, the age-based ratings should be used. z If you select Block, be aware that the following programs may be blocked: news, sports, weather, emergency broadcasts, political programs, public service announcements, and religious programs.
  • Page 59 This model is for Canada only, the following US custom rating options are provided for reference. Option Description Movie Rating All children and general audiences. Parental guidance suggested. PG-13 Parental guidance for children under 13. Restricted viewing, parental guidance is suggested for children under 17.
  • Page 60: Accessing The Setup Settings

    Accessing the Setup Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... 4. Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Setup, press Selecting Setup Options Setup Caption Vision Info Banner Label Video Inputs...
  • Page 61 Option Language z If you choose to use the Video 2 composite connection (Component) for Video 2 (Component), be sure to select Off to activate for composite use. CineMotion Cooling Mode Lamp Replacement Product Information Description Video 1-7 DVD, Cable Box, Satellite, BD, VCR, Receiver, DVR, Game, Camcorder, PC, 8mm, Skip.
  • Page 62: Accessing The Clock/timers Settings

    Accessing the Clock/Timers Settings Press MENU... Select Settings... Highlight... 4. Press to select... To highlight an option and to change settings, press V v B b. Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Clock/Timers, press Selecting Clock/Timers Options z Select to set the clock and to program your TV to turn on and off at two scheduled viewing...
  • Page 63 Option Description Current Time You can set the current time. Press to select Current Time. Press V and v to set the current time (day, hour, minute, and AM/PM). Press setting and move to the next setting. Press B to go back the previous setting.
  • Page 65: Overview

    Optional accessories Index Contacting Sony If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony television, please contact our Customer Information Services Center. Visit Canada Before calling Sony customer support, please write down the model and serial numbers of your TV.
  • Page 66: Replacing The Lamp

    Lamp maintains its brightness will vary depending upon your usage and environmental conditions. To maintain the quality of your viewing experience, Sony recommends that you replace the Lamp (1) after approximately 8,000 hours of use (the TV will display a message reminding you to replace the lamp);...
  • Page 67 Lamp door Remove the outside lamp cover. (Choose your model type A or B.) Remove the lamp door. Turn the knob counterclockwise to OPEN and pull out the cover. Pull out the lamp. Hook a finger through the loop of the lamp handle and pull the handle upwards.
  • Page 68 Put the outside lamp cover back in its place. Select the Lamp Replacement option (MENU > Settings > Setup menu) and follow the on-screen procedure. ✍ Consult your Sony dealer for a Sony XL-2400 replacement lamp. ✍ Take great care when replacing the lamp or plugging in/unplugging the connecting cords.
  • Page 69: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have additional questions, service needs, or technical assistance related to the use of your Sony TV, please visit our website or call one of the following numbers: http://www.sony.com/TVsupport 1-877-899-SONY(7669) in Canada Remote Control Problem Possible Remedies ❏...
  • Page 70: Sound

    Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Dark, poor or no picture ❏ (screen lit), good sound ❏ ❏ No color/dark picture/color is not correct ❏ Only snow and noise appear on ❏ the screen ❏ ❏ Dotted lines or stripes ❏ ❏ Double images ❏...
  • Page 71: Channels

    Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Cannot raise the volume on external speakers ❏ ❏ No audio for HDMI Channels Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Cannot receive upper channels ❏ (UHF) when using an antenna ❏ Cannot receive any channels when using cable TV ❏...
  • Page 72 If the message still appears after the dust or obstacles are removed, the TV may need servicing. Call your local Sony Service Center. The TV cools down its projection lamp when the power is turned off. It takes up to two minutes for the picture to come back after the TV is turned on again.
  • Page 73: Pc Input Signal Compatibility Chart

    PC Input Signal Compatibility Chart Resolution Signals Horizontal (Dot) SVGA XGA** 1024 1024 1024 WXGA** 1280 1280 1152 *: Corresponding to the VGA signal **: These signals do not support Normal display mode. ***: Coordinated Video Timing. ✍ This TV does not support Sync on Green or Composite Sync. ✍...
  • Page 74: Specifications

    Specifications Projection System LCD Panel Projection Lens Antenna Lamp Television System Visible Screen Size (Picture measured diagonally) Channel Coverage Number of Inputs/Outputs HDMI IN Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) Component Video Input AUDIO (VAR/FIX) OUT RF Inputs Speaker output Power requirement Power consumption Dimensions (W/H/D)
  • Page 75: Optional Accessories

    Quick Setup Guide Warranty Card Product Registration Card Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate. Optional accessories: ❑ HDMI cable ❑ HDMI-to-DVI cable ❑ Component video cable ❑ S VIDEO cable ❑ A/V cable ❑...
  • Page 76: Index Index

    Index 0-9 buttons 33 4:3 Default 55 5.1 Channel DVD using with remote control 38 Adding channels to the channel list 56 Adjusting audio, Steady Sound Advanced Iris 49 Advanced Settings 51 ANT button 33 AUDIO (L/R) jacks, described Audio Out 53 AUDIO OUT jack, described 15 Audio receiver, connecting 31 Auto Program 56...
  • Page 77 Off, turning off the TV 16 On, turning on the TV 16 Parental Control, described 9 Parental Lock settings 48, 57 Password, changing 57 PC Wide Mode 54 Personal Computer connecting 31 Picture 50 PICTURE button 34 Picture Mode Custom 49 Standard 49 Vivid 49 Picture settings 47, 49...

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