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2-059-370-14(2)
LCD Projection TV
HD-TV
Operating Instructions
KDF-42WE655
KDF-50WE655
KDF-55WF655
KDF-60WF655
2004 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-059-370-14(2) LCD Projection TV HD-TV Operating Instructions KDF-42WE655 KDF-50WE655 KDF-55WF655 KDF-60WF655  2004 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the LCD 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.
  • Page 3 WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN ATTENTION RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE, NE PAS OUVRIR PRECAUCION RIESGO DE CHOQUE ELECTRICO NO ABRIR CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER ( OR BACK ) .
  • Page 4 WEGA, Steady Sound, Digital Reality Creation, CineMotion, BN Smoother, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, MagicGate, MID and Twin View are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Caution Use the following Sony appliance(s) only with the following TV STAND.
  • Page 5: Important Safeguards

    Important Safeguards Before using your LCD projection TV, 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...
  • Page 6 On contamination on the screen surface The screen surface has a special coating to reduce reflections. To prevent screen damage, clean the screen as follows: ❑ Clean the screen with a soft cloth. ❑ To remove hard contamination, use the cloth moistened with a solution of mild detergent and water.
  • Page 7: Replacement Parts

    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 Lightning For added protection for this television receiver during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna.
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    About the LCD projection TV Although the LCD projection TV is made with high- precision technology, black dots may appear or bright points of light (red, blue, or green) may appear constantly on the LCD screen. This is a structural property of the LCD panel and is not a defect.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Presenting the Sony LCD Projection TV...11 Package Contents ...11 Using This Manual...11 Features ...12 Enjoying Your LCD Projection TV...14 Notes on the LCD Projection TV ...15 Cleaning the Screen Surface ...15 Replacing the Lamp ...16...
  • Page 10 Using the Setup Menu...112 Selecting Setup Options...112 Programming Caption Vision ...114 Using the Application Menu...115 Selecting Application Options...115 Other Information Overview...117 Glossary ...118 Contacting Sony...119 Troubleshooting...119 Twin View ...119 Remote Control...120 CableCARD...120 Memory Stick ...121 Video...123 Audio ...124 Channels ...124 General...125...
  • Page 11: Introducing The Sony Lcd Projection Tv

    Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Presenting the Sony LCD Projection TV Thank you for purchasing the Sony LCD projection TV. This manual is for models KDF-42WE655, KDF-50WE655, KDF- 55WF655 and KDF-60WF655. Package Contents Along with your new LCD projection TV, the packing box contains a remote control and two AA (R6) batteries.
  • Page 12: Features

    Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Features Some of the features that you will enjoy with your new LCD projection TV include: ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ™ WEGA Engine : Delivers superb picture quality from any video source by minimizing the signal deterioration caused by digital-to- analog conversion and stabilizing the signal processing.
  • Page 13 TV and any HDMI-equipped audio/video component, such as a set top box, DVD player, and A/V receiver. HDMI supports enhanced, or high- definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio. Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV...
  • Page 14: Enjoying Your Lcd Projection Tv

    After turning on your LCD projection TV, it may take a while before the picture appears (1 minute or less). When the projection lamp wears out, the screen goes dark. Replace the lamp with a new Sony XL-2100U or XL-2100 (for WE655 series), or XL-2200 (for WF655 series) replacement lamp (not supplied). ✍...
  • Page 15: Notes On The Lcd Projection Tv

    Surface ✍ ✍ Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Prevent sunlight or other light sources from shining. The screen surface is easily scratched. Do not rub, touch, or tap it with a sharp or abrasive object (see “Cleaning the Screen Surface” below).
  • Page 16: Replacing The Lamp

    Electric appliances can cause fire or high temperature, resulting in injury or death. Be sure to follow the instructions below. Use a Sony XL-2100U or XL-2100 (for WE655 series), or XL-2200 (for WF655 series) replacement lamp (not supplied) for replacement.
  • Page 17 Avoid touching the front glass of a new lamp or the glass of the lamp receptacle. This may reduce picture quality or lamp life. Loosen the screws on the rear side panel. Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV This illustration is for KDF-50WE655. The screw for KDF-42WE655 is more to the inside.
  • Page 18 Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Remove the front panel. ✍ The front panel cover is securely attached to the cabinet. Pull firmly on the cover in the numbered order (see illustration) with both hands to release it. Pull out the lamp.
  • Page 19 Reattach the front panel securely. Tightly screw the side panel in its place. ✍ Consult your Sony dealer for a Sony XL-2100U or XL-2100 (for WE655 series) replacement lamp. ✍ Take great care when replacing the lamp or plugging in/unplugging the connecting cords.
  • Page 20 Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV For KDF-WF655 series Turn off the power on the main unit. Wait several minutes, then unplug the power cord. (The cooling fan will continue to operate for about two minutes after turning the power off.) Wait at least 30 minutes after unplugging the power cord to allow the lamp to cool down before replacing it.
  • Page 21 After it has cooled, place the used lamp into the empty box of the replacement lamp. Never put the used lamp into a plastic bag. Place the new lamp into its place, then tighten the screw. Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV (Continued)
  • Page 22 (see page 126). Reattach the front panel securely. Tightly screw the side panel in its place. ✍ Consult your Sony dealer for a Sony XL-2200 (for WF655 series) replacement lamp. ✍ Take great care when replacing the lamp or plugging in/unplugging the connecting cords.
  • Page 23: Setting Up The Lcd Projection Tv

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Overview This chapter includes illustrated instructions for setting up your LCD projection TV. Topic LCD Projection TV Front Panel and Connectors Installing the LCD Projection TV Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna Connecting Optional Equipment Connecting a Device with an Optical IN Connector Using the CONTROL S Feature Using CableCARD...
  • Page 24: Lcd Projection Tv Front Panel And Connectors

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV LCD Projection TV Front Panel and Connectors Front Panel STD/DUO KDF-WE655 series POWER STANDBY TIMER LAMP KDF-42WE655 KDF-WF655 series LAMP TIMER POWER/STANDBY CHANNEL VOLUME TV/VIDEO POWER POWER POWER/STANDBY POWER/STANDBY TIMER TIMER LAMP LAMP KDF-50WE655 CHANNEL VOLUME POWER...
  • Page 25 If the LED blinks continuously, this may indicate the display unit needs servicing (see “Contacting Sony” on page 119). When lit, indicates one of the timers is set. When the timer is set, this LED will remain lit even if the TV set is turned off.
  • Page 26: Front And Rear Panel Connectors

    Connects to your DVD player’s or digital set-top box’s 720p/480p/480i) component video (Y, P To control other Sony equipment with the LCD projection IN/OUT TV's remote control, connect the CONTROL S IN jack of the equipment to the CONTROL S OUT jack on the LCD projection TV with the CONTROL S cable.
  • Page 27 Rear of LCD projection TV VIDEO IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO HD/DVD IN (1080i/720p/ 480p/480i) AUDIO (VAR/FIX) AUDIO AUDIO CONTROL S Connection Description 6 CableCARD slot CableCARD provides cable subscribers with access to secure, digitally encrypted cable channels - without the need for a set-top box - that will enable you to receive not only standard definition but also high definition television.
  • Page 28: Installing The Lcd Projection Tv

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Installing the LCD Projection TV Carrying Your LCD Carrying the LCD projection TV requires at least two people. Do not hold by Projection TV the pedestal or the front panel of the LCD projection TV. Doing so may cause these parts to break off.
  • Page 29: Take Precaution During The Installation

    LCD Projection TV to provide proper ventilation. Against a Wall Sony strongly recommends using the TV stand designed for your LCD projection TV. For KDF-50WE655, use TV stand model SU-GW11 or SU-GW1, for KDF-42WE655, use TV stand model SU-GW11 and for KDF-55/ 60WF655, use TV stand model SU-GW12, with a support belt.
  • Page 30: Recommended Viewing Area

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Recommended Your viewing position may affect the picture quality. Viewing Area For the best picture quality, install your LCD projection TV within the areas shown below. For KDF-WE655 series Horizontal Viewing Area ˚ ˚ ˚ ˚...
  • Page 31: Basic Connections: Connecting A Cable Or Antenna

    Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna The way in which you connect your LCD projection TV will vary, depending on how your home receives a signal (cable, cable box, antenna) and whether or not you plan to connect a VCR. If You Are Connecting Cable or Antenna ❏...
  • Page 32: Cable Or Antenna

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Cable or Antenna For best results, use one of the following connections if you are connecting a cable or an antenna and you: ❑ ❑ The connection you choose depends on the cable type you have in your home, as described below.
  • Page 33: Cable And Antenna

    Cable and Antenna For best results, use this connection if you: ❑ Before connecting a cable box, see “Using CableCARD” on page 56. ❑ Antenna and CATV cable Cable Type Cable TV (CATV) and Antenna Notes on Using This Connection To Do This...
  • Page 34: Cable Box And Antenna

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Cable Box and For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Antenna Before connecting a ❑ cable box, see “Using CableCARD” on page 56. With this connection you can: ❑ ❑ Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ...
  • Page 35: Cable Box

    Cable Box For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Before connecting a ❑ cable box, see “Using CableCARD” on page 56. With this connection you can: ❑ ✍ To connect the cable box Notes on Using This Connection To do this... Use the cable box Set up the LCD projection TV remote control to operate the cable box...
  • Page 37: Connecting Optional Equipment

    Connecting Optional Equipment Use the directions in this section to connect the following optional equipment: If You Are Connecting Making Video Connections About Using S VIDEO VCR and Cable VCR and Cable Box Two VCRs for Tape Editing Satellite Receiver Satellite Receiver with a VCR and Cable DVD Player with Component Video Connectors DVD Player with S VIDEO and Audio Connectors...
  • Page 38: Making Video Connections

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Making Video Your TV includes several types of video inputs. When connecting your TV, use the inputs that are available on your components that provide the best Connections video performance, as described below. About Using S VIDEO Example of an S VIDEO Connection Equipment with S VIDEO...
  • Page 39: Vcr And Cable

    VCR and Cable Use this hookup if: ❑ Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV VIDEO IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO S VIDEO ✍ You have cable TV that does not require a cable box. Connect the CATV cable to the single (input) jack of the splitter.
  • Page 40: Vcr And Cable Box

    You want to enjoy the Twin View feature. Use the LCD projection 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”...
  • Page 41 Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, Rear of LCD projection TV white to white, etc. If you are connecting a digital cable box, you will need a special bi- directional splitter designed to work with your cable box. Coaxial cable Splitter...
  • Page 42: Two Vcrs For Tape Editing

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Two VCRs for Tape If you connect two VCRs, you can record from one VCR to the other while Editing using your LCD projection TV to monitor what is being recorded. Using Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. S VIDEO jacks? See page 38.
  • Page 43: Satellite Receiver

    Satellite Receiver Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV VIDEO IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO S VIDEO ✍ Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack. Using A/V and S VIDEO cables, connect the satellite receiver’s AUDIO and S VIDEO OUT jacks to the LCD projection TV’s AUDIO and S VIDEO IN jacks.
  • Page 44: Satellite Receiver With A Vcr And Cable

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Satellite Receiver Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. with a VCR and Cable Connect the CATV cable to the single (input) jack of the splitter. Using a coaxial cable, connect one of the splitter’s two output jacks to the LCD projection TV’s CABLE jack.
  • Page 45 Rear of LCD projection TV VIDEO IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO AUDIO-R (red) S VIDEO AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) A/V cable S VIDEO cable (not supplied) (not supplied) ✍ ✍ CATV cable Splitter Coaxial cable VHF/UHF CABLE AUDIO IN S VIDEO cable Coaxial cable Be sure your VCR’s video input is set correctly.
  • Page 46: Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV DVD Player with Use this hookup if: Component ❑ Video Connectors Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. DVD player Your DVD player has component (Y, B-Y, R-Y) jacks. Using a component video cable, connect the DVD player’s Y, B-Y and R-Y jacks to the LCD projection TV’s Y, P DVD IN 5 or 6 connections.
  • Page 47: Dvd Player With S Video And Audio Connectors

    ✍ To watch the DVD player, 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 the DVD player you must program the remote control. See “Programming the Remote Control”...
  • Page 48: Camcorder

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Camcorder Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. For easy connection of the camcorder, the LCD projection TV has front audio and video inputs (shown below). However, if you prefer, you can also connect the camcorder to the LCD projection TV’s rear AUDIO and S VIDEO IN jacks.
  • Page 49: Audio Receiver

    Audio Receiver For improved sound quality, you may want to play the TV’s audio through your stereo system ( see page 103). Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Using A/V cables, connect the LCD projection TV’s AUDIO OUT (VAR/ FIX) jacks to the audio receiver’s audio LINE IN jacks.
  • Page 50: Digital Cable Box

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Digital Cable Box Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Digital cable box Audio cable (not supplied) Using a component video cable, connect the Digital Cable Box’s Y, P and P jacks to the LCD projection TV’s Y, P HD/DVD IN 5 or 6 connections.
  • Page 51: Digital Satellite Receiver

    Digital Satellite Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Receiver ✍ ✍ Digital satellite receiver Component video cable (not supplied) Audio cable (not supplied) Using a component video cable, connect the Digital Satellite Receiver’s Y, P and P jacks to the LCD projection TV’s Y, P the HD/DVD IN 5 or 6 connections.
  • Page 52: Digital Satellite Receiver With Hdmi Connector

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Digital Satellite Use this hookup if: Receiver with HDMI ❑ Connector Disconnect all power sources before making any connections: Using an HDMI cable (not supplied), connect the Digital Satellite Receiver’s HDMI OUT jack to the LCD projection TV’s HDMI IN jack. Use the HDMI IN 7 input connection.
  • Page 53 When connecting to the Digital Satellite Receiver’s DVI-HDTV connector If you are connecting to a digital satellite receiver with DVI-HDTV output, you can connect to the LCD projection TV’s HDMI IN jack by using an HDMI-to-DVI cable or an adaptor (both not supplied). ✍...
  • Page 54: Connecting A Device With An Optical In Connector

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Connecting a Device with an Optical IN Connector You can use the LCD Projection TV's DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL) OUT jack to connect a digital audio device that is PCM/Dolby digital compatible, such as an audio amplifier. Using an optical audio cable, connect the device's OPTICAL IN jack to the LCD projection TV's DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL) OUT jack.
  • Page 55: Using The Control S Feature

    Using the CONTROL S Feature CONTROL S allows you to control your LCD projection TV system and other Sony equipment with one remote control. In addition to allowing you to control multiple devices with one remote control, the CONTROL S...
  • Page 56: Using Cablecard

    Check with your cable TV company for CableCARD service details, limitations, pricing, and availability, all of which are determined by your cable TV company — not Sony. Activating Before you can use CableCARD service, you need to insert the CableCARD...
  • Page 57: Removing The Cablecard

    You can also access information about your CableCARD in the Applications Menu (see page 116). Removing the In the event you want to cancel your service, contact your cable TV CableCARD company. ✍ To install a different CableCARD, follow the instructions in “Activating CableCARD Service”...
  • Page 58: Setting Up The Lcd Projection Tv Channel List

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Channel List After you finish connecting the TV, you need to run the Initial Setup feature, which automatically creates a list of available analog and digital channels. The Initial Setup screen appears when you turn on your TV for the first time after hooking it up.
  • Page 59: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Overview The table on the next page describes the 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 60: Button Descriptions

    Using the Remote Control Button Descriptions DVD/ SAT/ POWER MUTING CABLE MODE DISPLAY VIDEO PICTURE WIDE GUIDE FAVORITES MENU TOP MENU SAT/ DVD/VCR CABLE FUNCTION FREEZE /TV/SAT GUIDE RESET SLEEP MTS/SAP JUMP button, CH + button and MTS/SAP button have a tactile dot.
  • Page 61 Button Description SLEEP Press repeatedly until the TV displays the time in minutes (15, 30, 45, 60 or 90) that you want the LCD projection TV to remain on before shutting off. To cancel Sleep Timer, press Sleep Off appears. POWER Press to turn on/off the LCD projection TV.
  • Page 62: Programming The Remote Control

    Sony Equipment DVD/VCR SAT/CABLE If you have video equipment other than Sony brand that you want to control with the LCD projection TV’s remote control, use the following procedure to program the remote control. From the “Manufacturer’s Codes” listed on page 63, select the three-digit code number for the manufacture’s code of your equipment.
  • Page 63: Manufacturer's Codes

    Manufacturer Code Sony Dish Network Echostar General Electric Hitachi Hughes Mitsubishi Panasonic RCA/PROSCAN 802, 808 Toshiba 806, 807 * If an Aiwa VCR does not work even though you enter the code for Aiwa, enter the code for Sony instead.
  • Page 64: Using Other Equipment With Your Lcd Projection Tv Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Using Other Equipment with Your LCD Projection TV Remote Control To operate other connected equipment with your LCD projection TV remote control, first turn to page 63 and program the necessary code. For operating video equipment, press the screen for your connected equipment.
  • Page 65: Operating A Vcr

    Display the top menu Operate the DVD menu Operating a 5.1ch To Do This ... DVD AV System Activate the remote control to (SONY DAV) operate the DAV Turn on/off Select other equipment connected to the DAV Skip a disk...
  • Page 66: Operating A Dvd/ Vcr Or Hdd/dvd Combo Unit

    Using the Remote Control Display the DVD menu Display the menu (Setup) Move highlight (Cursor) Select item Change the volume Operating a DVD/ To Do This ... VCR or HDD/DVD Activate the remote control to Combo Unit operate the DVD/VCR or HDD/DVD Turn on/off If you have a DVD/VCR combo component,...
  • Page 67: Using The Features

    Using the Features Overview This chapter describes how to use the features of your TV. Topic Watching TV Using the Program Guide Using Wide Screen Mode Using Twin View Using Favorite Channels Using the Freeze Function Watching TV For a complete list of all To Do This ...
  • Page 68: Using The Program Guide

    Using the Features Using the Program Guide Displaying the This LCD projection TV is equipped to show program information if it is Program Guide available from the station. The Program Guide lets you review program information, and select both analog and digital channels. To display the Program Guide: Tune your LCD projection TV to a channel by using the buttons.
  • Page 69: Using The Program Guide

    Using the Program The Program Guide allows you to select the channels from a drop down list. Guide The Guide also provides information about the current program being shown on each channel. ✍ Using the Program The Program Options menu allows you to customize the program settings on Options Menu the currently tuned channel.
  • Page 70: Using Wide Screen Mode

    Using the Features Using Wide Screen Mode Wide screen mode lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in several wide You can also access the screen modes (16:9 aspect ratio). screen mode settings in ❑ the Screen menu. For details, see page 104. Changing the Wide Screen Mode for 4:3 Source (Standard definition source) original source Example...
  • Page 71: Changing The Wide Screen Mode For 16:9 Source (high Definition Source)

    Changing the Wide Screen Mode for 16:9 Source (High definition source) original source (Upconverted 4:3) (Upconverted 4:3) (Native 16:9) Example Description Wide Zoom WIDE the picture are stretched to fill the 16:9 screen. Wide Zoom Normal (This mode is not available.) Full displays the picture at its original size.
  • Page 72: Using Twin View

    Using the Features Using Twin View Twin View lets you see two pictures from two sources — from an antenna, VCR, DVD, etc. — on the screen at the same time. You hear the sound from only one of the sources at a time, but you can choose which source’s sound is selected.
  • Page 73 Functions Available in the Active (Highlighted) Window To Do This ... Tune to a channel Adjust the volume Mute the sound Switch the TV’s input between sources connected to the TV’s VHF/UHF and CABLE inputs Switch the TV’s input between sources connected to the TV’s A/V inputs Change the picture size...
  • Page 74: Changing The Picture Size

    Using the Features Changing the The zoom feature lets you change the size of the left and right pictures. Picture Size To enlarge the left picture (reduce the right) Press B to activate the left picture (if not already activated). Press V to enlarge the picture and v to...
  • Page 75: Using Favorite Channels

    Using Favorite Channels The Favorite Channels feature lets you select programs from a list of up to 16 favorite channels that you specify. You can create a list using the Favorite Channels option in the Channel Menu, or by using the Add to Favorites feature in the Favorite Channels guide.
  • Page 76: Using The Favorite Channels Guide

    Using the Features Using the Favorite Channels Guide Press FAVORITES The Favorite Channels list appears. Press V or v to highlight the channel you want to watch. A preview of the highlighted Favorite Channel appears. ✍ Digital channels do not display in the preview window. To add the current channel to the list of Favorite Channels, highlight Add to Favorites and press...
  • Page 77: Using The Freeze Function

    Using the Freeze Function You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, recipes, etc. ✍ To use the Freeze function program in progress button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s picture. FREEZE The Freeze feature is not available if you are in Favorite Channels (see page 75) or Twin View (see page 72) mode.
  • Page 79: About Memory Stick

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer About Memory Stick Memory Stick (sold separately) is a new, compact, portable, and versatile Integrated Circuit recording medium with a data capacity that exceeds that of a floppy disk. Memory Stick is specially designed for sharing digital data among Memory Stick compatible products such as digital cameras and digital video cameras.
  • Page 80: Memory Stick Compatibility

    ❑ ❑ Sony recommends that you back up all data stored on Memory Stick media to avoid potential data loss. In the above two cases, in order to avoid potential data corruption that may occur, be sure to back up data prior to use with the TV’s Memory Stick Viewer.
  • Page 81: File Compatibility

    File Compatibility The Memory Stick Viewer is compatible with JPEG images taken with Sony digital still cameras and MPEG1 and camcorders. To be viewable in the Memory Stick Viewer, files must have the following file name extensions: File Type JPEG...
  • Page 82: Inserting And Removing A Memory Stick

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick If you are using a Memory Stick Duo and PRO Duo, see “Inserting the Memory Stick Duo” on page 83. Inserting a Memory Locate the Memory Stick slot and insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot as illustrated below.
  • Page 83: Inserting The Memory Stick Duo

    Inserting the Memory Stick Duo is a new, compact version of the standard-sized Memory Memory Stick Duo Stick recording medium. ✍ ✍ Insert the Memory Stick Duo as shown below. To remove the Memory Stick Duo, see “Removing a Memory Stick” on page 84.
  • Page 84: Removing A Memory Stick

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Removing a Memory Stick Check that the Memory Stick indicator is off. (When the light is on, this indicates that the LCD projection TV is reading data from the Memory Stick.) ✍ Removing the Memory Stick while a file is being accessed (when the Memory Stick indicator on the LCD projection TV’s front panel is lit) may damage the Memory Stick or its contents.
  • Page 85: Using The Memory Stick Index

    Using the Memory Stick Index Turn on the LCD projection TV and insert a Memory Stick that contains the photo or movie files you want to view. To insert a Memory Stick, see “Inserting a Memory Stick” on page 82. ✍...
  • Page 86: Using The Memory Stick Index

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Using the Memory The following describes how to use the Memory Stick Index. Stick Index To Do This ... Move the highlight to a photo, voice memo thumbnail Display the highlighted photo, voice memo, or movie file full screen Display the next page of thumbnails...
  • Page 87: Viewing Photos

    Viewing Photos When you select a photo from the Memory Stick Index (described on page 85), it displays as shown below, with the following controls. Information about selected photo Selected photo Previous/next buttons Photo menu bar ✍ Photo Controls To Do This ... Display the next or previous file on the When the menu is...
  • Page 88: Photo Menu Bar Options

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Photo Menu The Photo menu bar lets you access additional photo viewing options. Bar Options To access the Photo menu bar Option Index Slide Show View JPEG files that are File protected are indicated by the Lock icon.
  • Page 89: Using Zoom And Pan

    Using Zoom To Zoom and Pan a photo and Pan To Do This ... Zoom in (increase magnification) or out (decrease magnification) Pan (left, right, up, down) Exit the Zoom/Pan controls Exit Memory Stick Viewer Using Rotate To Rotate a photo You cannot rotate a photo that has been protected.
  • Page 90: Playing Movies

    Movie menu bar Exit Memory Stick Viewer ✍ MPEG movies recorded in VX Fine mode with Sony digital cameras cannot be played back with the Memory Stick Viewer. Do This ... Press V or v to highlight Enlarge, and then press controls are displayed again.
  • Page 91: Movie Menu Bar Options

    Movie Menu To access the Movie menu bar Bar Options Option Index Slide Show MPEG1 files that are File protected are indicated by the Lock icon. Use V or v to highlight Index in the Movie menu bar Press B or b to select Index Slide Show Press V or v to select the desired option.
  • Page 92: Memory Stick Index Menu Bar Options

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Memory Stick Index Menu Bar Options Slide Show Menu The Slide Show menu includes the following options: Options Option Start The Slide Show menu Music is the same whether you select it from the Memory Stick Index (page 85), Photo (page 87), or Movie (page 90) menus.
  • Page 93: Folder Menu Options

    Digital Camera Selects all folders within the directories Folders defined by the DCF rules used by Sony digital cameras (see page 94). JPEG and MPEG1 files in those directories are recognized even if they do not conform to the DCF file naming rules.
  • Page 94: Notes On Using Memory Stick Media

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Notes on Using Memory Stick Media About DCF File Most Sony brand digital still and video cameras automatically record still Names photo and movie files using DCF compliant directory and file names. If you selected the you might want to have your digital camera’s instruction manual handy in...
  • Page 95: Memory Stick Precautions

    Memory Stick When using Memory Stick media, follow these precautions: Precautions ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ To avoid permanent damage to still image data, do not turn off the LCD projection TV or remove Memory Stick media from the insertion slot while data is being read (as indicated by the Memory Stick indicator light being on).
  • Page 97: Overview

    Using the Menus Overview Opening and choosing a menu GUIDE FAVORITES MENU TOP MENU SAT/ DVD/VCR CABLE FUNCTION To end a menu session ❑ FREEZE /TV/SAT To end one menu session and move to another GUIDE ❑ The Menu gives you access to the following features: Menu Icon Description Press MENU...
  • Page 98: Using The Video Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Video Menu To select the Video menu To restore the factory default settings for the Video settings: ❑ Selecting Video The Video menu includes the following options. Options Option Mode Customized To quickly and easily picture change from one viewing...
  • Page 99 Option Color Temp. White intensity adjustment Noise Reduction Mild Mode Power Saving available for WF655 Power series only. Saving Description Choose from three color temperatures: Cool Select to give the white colors a blue tint. Neutral Select to give the white colors a neutral tint. Warm Select to give the white colors a red tint.
  • Page 100 Using the Menus Option Advanced Video Description Select Program to choose among the options described below. DRC Mode Creates a high-resolution picture with 4 x density, for high quality sources (i.e., DVD player, satellite receiver). High Density Progressive CineMotion ✍ DRC Mode is not available when watching 480p, 720p, and 1080i sources.
  • Page 101 Option BN Smoother may not be effective for some connected equipment. Description To return the Custom options to the default factory settings, press the RESET ✍ DRC Palette is not available when watching 480p, 720p, and 1080i sources. Also not available when Mild Mode is On, or when using multi-picture functions (Twin View, Freeze or Memory Stick).
  • Page 102: Using The Audio Menu

    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 TruSurround attempts to create the same...
  • Page 103 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 LCD projection TV remains in Stereo mode.) Mono Select for mono reception.
  • Page 104: Using The Screen Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Screen Menu To select the Screen menu Selecting Screen The Screen menu includes the following options: Options Option Wide Mode Wide Mode unavailable while in Select a screen Twin View (page 72) or mode to use for Freeze (page 77), or 4:3 sources.
  • Page 105 Option 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 Default setting.
  • Page 106: Using The Channel Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Channel Menu To select the Channel menu Selecting Channel The Channel menu includes the following options: Options Option Favorite Channels Channel Fix Useful when you have a cable box or satellite receiver connected Digital Channels Add Auto Program Press MENU...
  • Page 107 Option Show/Hide Channels that you set Channels to hide can only be accessed with the buttons. ✍ ✍ Label Channels Description Allows you to show or hide channels that appear in the Program Guide (page 68) and when you use the surf.
  • Page 108: Using The Parent Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Parent Menu The Parent menu allows you to set up the LCD projection TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels. To select the Parent menu Selecting Parent The Parent menu includes the following options: Options Option Parental Lock...
  • Page 109: Viewing Blocked Programs

    Option If you are not familiar Change Password with the Parental Select Country Guideline rating system, you should select Child, Youth, or Y.Adult to help simplify the rating selection. To To deactivate the parental control feature set more restrictive ❑ ratings, select Custom.
  • Page 110: Selecting Custom Rating Options

    Using the Menus Selecting Custom US custom rating options If you selected U.S.A. as the country of residence on page 109, the Custom Rating Options Rating menu includes the following options. (If you selected Canada, see To ensure maximum page 111.) blocking capability, the age-based ratings Option...
  • Page 111 Canadian custom rating options If you selected Canada as the country of residence on page 109, the Custom Rating menu includes the following options. (If you selected U.S.A., see page 110.) Option Description English Rating All children. Children 8 years and older. General programming.
  • Page 112: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Setup Menu To select the Setup menu Selecting Setup The Setup menu includes the following options: Options Option Caption Vision Info Banner Press MENU Press V or v to highlight the Setup icon and press Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the features.
  • Page 113 Option Description Label Video Allows you to label the audio/video equipment you have Inputs connected to the LCD projection TV so you can identify them when using TV/VIDEO. When in this menu: Press V or v to highlight an input to label, then press Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the labels.
  • Page 114: Programming Caption Vision

    Using the Menus Programming If you selected the can change the following settings: Caption Vision Option Basic Advanced Digital CC Advanced Settings option under Program Caption Vision Description Allows you to select basic analog (EIA-608) closed caption options. CC1, CC2, Displays a printed version of the dialog or sound effects of a program.
  • Page 115: Using The Application Menu

    Using the Application Menu Selecting To select the Application menu Application Options Option Memory Stick Clock/Timers Press MENU. Press V or v to highlight the Application icon and press Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the features. Press to select a feature. Use the arrow buttons to scroll through the options.
  • Page 116 Using the Menus Option Diagnostics CableCARD Description Displays... Timer 1 You can use the Timers to program the LCD projection TV to turn on and off Timer 2 and tune to a specific channel at two scheduled viewing times. Timer 1 Timer 2 cannot be set until you set the Time.
  • Page 117: Overview

    Other Information Overview This chapter includes the following topics: Topic Glossary Contacting Sony Troubleshooting Flashing Indicators on the Front of the TV Specifications Optional Accessories Index Page...
  • Page 118: Glossary

    Other Information Glossary analog signal A signaling method that uses continuous changes in the amplitude or frequency of an electronic transmission to convey information. aspect ratio Refers to the ratio between the width and height of the screen. This LCD projection TV has a 16:9 (widescreen) aspect ratio, as opposed to a 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • Page 119: Contacting Sony

    Contacting Sony 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) (US residents only) or 1-877-899-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only). Before calling Sony customer support, please write down the model and serial numbers of your TV.
  • Page 120: Remote Control

    There may be more than one code for the equipment that you are attempting to operate. There is a possibility that some non-Sony equipment cannot be operated by your Sony LCD projection TV remote. You may need to use the equipment’s original remote control.
  • Page 121: Memory Stick

    Slide Show (see page 92). Some variations of MPEG1 movies may not be compatible with the Memory Stick Viewer. MPEG movies recorded in VX Fine mode with Sony digital cameras cannot be played back with the Memory Stick Viewer. Other Information is selected (see page 93), or in the is selected (see page 93).
  • Page 122 Other Information Problem Possible Remedies ❏ MPEG1 quality is poor when enlarged (page 90) ❏ Error message ❏ is displayed ❏ ❏ Error icon is displayed The quality of the movie when enlarged depends on the resolution of the MPEG1 file.
  • Page 123: Video

    If your LCD projection TV does not turn on, and a red light keeps flashing, your LCD projection TV may need service. Call your local Sony Service Center. Make sure the power cord is plugged in.
  • Page 124: Audio

    Other Information Audio Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Good picture, no sound ❏ ❏ ❏ Audio noise ❏ Cannot gain enough volume when using a cable box ❏ Sound seems weak or insufficient ❏ Cannot raise the volume on external speakers ❏...
  • Page 125: General

    General Problem Possible Remedies ❏ How to reset TV to factory settings ❏ How to restore Video settings to factory settings ❏ How to restore Audio settings to factory settings ❏ Cannot cycle through the other video equipment connected to the LCD projection TV ❏...
  • Page 126: Flashing Indicators On The Front Of The Tv

    ❑ The POWER/STANDBY (red) indicator flashes three times. ❑ The LAMP indicator flashes. ❑ If the LCD projection TV does not function properly after correcting the problems, contact qualified Sony personnel. KDF-WF655 series POWER POWER/STANDBY TIMER LAMP The lamp for the light source is ready to turn on.
  • Page 127: Specifications

    Specifications Projection System LCD Panel Projection Lens Antenna Lamp Television System Screen Size (measured diagonally) Channel Coverage Power Requirements Number of Inputs/Outputs HDMI IN Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) Component Video Input CONTROL S (IN) CONTROL S (OUT) AUDIO (VAR/FIX) OUT RF Inputs 3 LCD Panels, 1 lens projection system...
  • Page 128 Other Information Digital Audio Optical Output (PCM/Dolby Digital) CableCARD Slot Speaker Output Dimensions (W × H × D) Mass Power Consumption In Use In Standby Supplied Accessories Remote Control AA (R6) Batteries Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Optical Rectangular (1) PCMCIA Type I/II 5 W (L), 5 W (R), 20 W (Woofer)
  • Page 129: Optional Accessories

    Optional Accessories ❑ HDMI cable ❑ Component video cable ❑ S VIDEO cable ❑ A/V cable ❑ Audio cable ❑ Optical cable ❑ Control S cable: RK-G69 ❑ TV Stand: SU-GW11 for KDF-42WE655 SU-GW1 and SU-GW11 for KDF-50WE655 SU-GW12 for KDF-55WF655/KDF-60WF655 ❑...
  • Page 130: Index

    Index Numerics 0-9 button Activating a Twin View screen Adding channels to the channel list Adjusting audio, Steady Sound Advanced Video Alternate Audio Alternate Video ANT button Antenna, connecting Audio Menu Audio receiver, connecting Auto Program (channel setup) Balance, adjusting Bass, adjusting Batteries, inserting in remote Bilingual audio...
  • Page 131 Screen 97 Setup 97 Video 97 Mode Pro 98 Standard 98 Vivid 98 MTS/SAP MUTING button Noise Reduction Parent Menu Parental control, described Password, changing PICTURE button Picture contrast, adjusting Picture size, adjusting in Twin View POWER ON/STAND BY indicator POWER/STANDBY –...
  • Page 132 Printed in U.S.A.

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