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4-097-520-11 (1)
LCD Projection TV
HD-Monitor
Operating Instructions
KDF-60XBR950
KDF-70XBR950
2003 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-097-520-11 (1) LCD Projection TV HD-Monitor Operating Instructions KDF-60XBR950 KDF-70XBR950  2003 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 Pour prévenir les chocs électriques, ne pas utiliser cette fiche polarisée avec un prolongateur, une prise de courant ou une autre sortie de courant, sauf si les lames peuvent tre inserées à fond sans en laisser aucune partie à decouvert. ® Partner, Sony NERGY...
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 5 Overloading Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords or convenience receptacles beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire or electric shock. Always turn the set off when it is not being used. When the set is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet as a precaution against the possibility of an internal malfunction that could create a...
  • Page 6 ❑ Never place the set in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation is provided. ❑ Do not place the set near or over a radiator or heat register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight. Power-Cord Protection Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord, and do not place the...
  • Page 7 Servicing Do not attempt to service the set by yourself since opening the cabinet may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Replacement Parts When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician certifies in writing that he has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer that have the same characteristics as the original parts.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing the Sony LCD Projection Presenting the Sony LCD Projection TV...9 Using This Manual...10 Enjoying Your LCD Projection TV...11 Replacing the Lamp ...13 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Contents ...17 Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control ...17 Carrying Your LCD Projection TV ...18...
  • Page 9: Introducing The Sony Lcd Projection Tv

    Introducing the Sony LCD Projection Presenting the Sony LCD Projection TV Thank you for purchasing the Sony LCD Projection TV. This manual is for models KDF-60XBR950 and KDF-70XBR950. Features Some of the features that you will enjoy with your new LCD projection TV include: ❑...
  • Page 10: Using This Manual

    Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ Using This Manual We recommend that you carefully review the contents of the following three sections in the order shown to ensure that you fully understand the operation of your new LCD projection TV.
  • Page 11: Enjoying Your Lcd Projection Tv

    (1 minute or less). When the projection lamp wears out, the screen image becomes dark. Replace the lamp with a new Sony XL-2100U replacement lamp (not supplied). Be sure to attach the lamp cover securely; otherwise, your LCD projection TV will not turn on.
  • Page 12 Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Notes on the LCD To enjoy clear pictures ❑ Projection TV ❑ On moisture condensation ❑ When the LCD projection TV will not be used for a long period of time ❑ When turning off the power ❑...
  • Page 13: Replacing The Lamp

    ✍ Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV WARNING Use a Sony XL-2100U replacement lamp (not supplied) for replacement. Failure to do so may damage the LCD projection TV. Do not remove the lamp for any purpose other than replacement. Failure to do so may cause fire or a skin burn.
  • Page 14 Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Turn off the power switch on the LCD projection TV and after several minutes, unplug the power cord. (The cooling fan will continue to blow for about two minutes after turning the power off.) ✍...
  • Page 15 Mount the new lamp. Be sure to attach the new lamp securely. Mount the new lamp securely into the lamp receptacle. Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Hold the handle and pull straight out. Tighten the two screws securely as shown in the illustration using the hex key supplied with the lamp.
  • Page 16 Mount the front panel in the order of 1 to 3, as shown in the illustration. ✍ Consult your Sony dealer for a Sony XL-2100U replacement lamp. ✍ Take great care when replacing the lamp or plugging in/unplugging the connecting cords. If you handle them roughly, the LCD projection TV may fall or be moved, and the TV stand or floor surfaces may be scratched.
  • Page 17: Installing And Connecting The Lcd Projection Tv

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Contents The box contains your new LCD projection TV, a remote control and two AA (R6) batteries. No peripheral cables are included. If you intend to add additional equipment to your LCD projection TV, please check the hookup instructions for your desired setup before you begin.
  • Page 18: Carrying Your Lcd Projection Tv

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Carrying Your LCD Projection TV Carrying the LCD projection TV requires at least four people. Do not grasp the pedestal or the front panel of the LCD projection TV, otherwise these parts might break off. When moving the LCD projection TV, support the screen bottom with one hand while grasping the top part with the other hand, as shown in the illustration below.
  • Page 19: To Prevent The Lcd Projection Tv From Falling Down

    To Prevent the LCD Projection TV from Falling Down Pay special attention to children around the LCD projection TV. If children should climb onto or push the LCD projection TV or its stand SU-GW3 (not supplied), it may fall down. When Installing Your LCD Projection TV Against a Wall Keep your LCD projection TV at least 10 cm (4 inches) from the wall.
  • Page 20: Recommended Viewing Area

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Recommended Viewing Area The picture quality may be affected by your viewing position. For the best picture quality, install your LCD projection TV within the areas shown below. Sit at least 2.2 m (approx. 7 ft.) for KDF-60XBR950 or 2.6 m (approx. 8 ft.) for KDF-70XBR950 away from your LCD projection TV, and within 60°...
  • Page 21: Lcd Projection Tv Controls And Connectors

    LCD Projection TV Controls and Connectors Front Panel Menu The front panel menu controls allow access to the on-screen menus without Controls using the remote control. Pressing The arrow buttons move the on-screen cursor in the menus and by pressing How to open and close the front panel Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV MENU...
  • Page 22 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Item LCD Projection TV Rear and Front Panel Connectors Description 1 Memory Stick slot Memory Stick insertion slot. For details, see “Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick” on page 66. 2 Memory Stick When lit, indicates that the Memory Stick is being read.
  • Page 23 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Front Panel of LCD projection TV S VIDEO Front panel connectors are in the control panel cover. To open and close the cover, refer to page 21. Connection Description VHF/UHF Connects to your VHF/UHF antenna or cable box output jack.
  • Page 24 Connects to your DVD player’s or Digital Set-top box’s 720p/480p/480i) component video (Y, P CONTROL S 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 25: Basic Connections: Connecting A Cable Or Antenna

    Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna The way in which you will connect your LCD projection TV varies, 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 Only ❏...
  • Page 26: Cable Or Antenna Only

    Installing and Connecting 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: Only ❑ ❑ The connection you choose depends on the cable type you have in your home, as described below.
  • Page 27 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ... Do This ... Switch the TV’s input between Press the cable and antenna TV’s VHF/UHF and CABLE inputs. ✍ It is highly recommended to connect the antenna using a 75-ohm coaxial cable to get optimum picture quality.
  • Page 28 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Cable Box and Cable For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Only ❑ With this connection you can: ❑ ❑ About Using This Connection with Dual Picture (Twin View, etc.) Features Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ...
  • Page 29 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Prevent the accidental switching When using the cable box, you need the LCD of TV channels projection TV to stay on the channel the cable box is set to (usually channel 3 or 4). You can use the LCD projection TV’s Channel Fix feature to lock in a specific channel.
  • Page 30 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Cable Box Only For best results, use this connection if: ❑ ❑ With this connection you can: ❑ About Using This Connection with Dual Picture (Twin View, etc.) Features To connect the cable box Notes on Using This Connection To do this...
  • Page 31 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Press FUNCTION Activate the remote control to operate the indicator lights up. cable box Prevent the accidental When using the cable box, you need the LCD projection switching of TV TV to stay on the channel the cable box is set to (usually channels channel 3 or 4).
  • Page 32: Connecting A Vcr And Cable

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connecting a VCR and Cable Use this hookup if: ❑ Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV S VIDEO You have cable TV that does not require a cable box. Connect the cable TV cable to the VCR’s IN jack.
  • Page 33: Connecting A Vcr And Cable Box

    You want to enjoy the Twin View feature. Use the LCD projection TV 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 34 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Rear of LCD projection TV Splitter CATV cable Coaxial cable VIDEO (yellow) AUDIO-L (white) AUDIO-R (red) S VIDEO VC-810S/820S/ 830S (not supplied) S video cable (not supplied) ✍ If your VCR is not equipped with S VIDEO, use a VIDEO cable (yellow) instead of the S VIDEO cable.
  • Page 35: Connecting Two Vcrs For Tape Editing

    Connecting Two VCRs for Tape Editing If you connect two VCRs, you can record from one VCR to the other while using your LCD projection TV to monitor what is being recorded. Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. VCR (playback) VC-810S/820S/830S (not supplied) ✍...
  • Page 36: Connecting A Satellite Receiver

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connecting a Satellite Receiver Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV Coaxial cable S VIDEO Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack. Using AUDIO 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 37: Connecting A Satellite Receiver With A Vcr

    Connecting a Satellite Receiver with a VCR Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV AUDIO-R (red) AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) VC-810S/820S/830S (not supplied) Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack.
  • Page 38 Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV ✍ Be sure your VCR’s video input is set correctly. Consult your VCR’s operating manual for instructions. ✍ Use TV/VIDEO to select - VIDEO 1 to watch satellite TV or the VCR (your VCR must be turned on). - VHF/UHF to watch cable TV.
  • Page 39: Connecting An Audio Receiver

    Connecting an Audio Receiver Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Using audio cables, connect the LCD projection TV’s AUDIO OUT (VAR/ FIX) jacks to the audio receiver’s audio LINE IN jacks. Rear of LCD projection TV Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV AUDIO-L (white) RK-C310/C320/C330 (not supplied)
  • Page 40: Connecting A Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connecting a DVD Player with Component Video Connectors This is the preferred hookup to use if: ❑ Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. DVD player Your DVD player has component (Y, B-Y, R-Y) jacks. Using three separate component video cables, connect the DVD player’s Y, B-Y and R-Y jacks to the Y, P TV.
  • Page 41: Connecting A Dvd Player With A/v Connectors

    Connecting a DVD Player with A/V Connectors Use this hookup if: ❑ ✍ Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. S video cable (not supplied) DVD player ✍ ✍ ✍ Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Your DVD player does not have component (Y, P If your DVD player has video component output connectors: for best picture quality use the connection described on page 40.
  • Page 42: Connecting A Camcorder

    Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connecting a Camcorder 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 VIDEO IN jacks.
  • Page 43: Connecting A Device With An Optical In Connector

    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 cable, connect the device's OPTICAL IN jack to the LCD Projection TV's DIGITAL AUDIO (OPTICAL) OUT jack.
  • Page 44: 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 45: Setting Up The Lcd Projection Tv Automatically

    Setting Up the LCD Projection TV Automatically After you finish connecting your LCD projection TV, you need to run Auto Setup to set up available analog and digital channels. The Auto Program screen appears when you turn your LCD projection TV on for the first time after installing it.
  • Page 46: Using The Features

    Using the Features Using the Remote Control The following table describes the buttons on the remote control that are for more advanced functions. Button Descriptions RM-Y1000 Button Description MUTING Press to mute the sound. Press again or press the sound. FUNCTION Press repeatedly until the indicator of the equipment (TV, SAT/CABLE, DVD/VCR, i.LINK) that you want to operate...
  • Page 47 Button Description Changes between the VHF/UHF input and the CABLE input. If FUNCTION is switched on SAT/CABLE INDEX Displays index of your satellite program provider. VOL +/– Adjusts the volume. POWER Turn on and off the LCD projection TV and other audio/video buttons equipment you have programmed into the remote control.
  • Page 48: Programming The Remote Control

    The remote control is preset to operate Sony brand video equipment. Function DVD/VCR SAT/CABLE i.LINK 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. Notes ❑...
  • Page 49 331, 332 Yamaha 314, 330, 336, Zenith Laserdisc Players Manufacturer Code Sony Panasonic 704, 710 Pioneer DVD Players Manufacturer Code Sony Sony (i.LINK) General Electric Hitachi Using the Features Magnavox Mitsubishi Oritron Panasonic Philips Pioneer RCA/Proscan Samsung Toshiba Zenith Cable Boxes...
  • Page 50: Using Other Equipment With Your Lcd Projection Tv Remote Control

    To Do This ... Switch the LCD projection TV’s input to the VCR, DVD player, or other connected equipment Set up the LCD projection TV remote control to operate non-Sony equipment Operating a VCR To Do This ... Activate the remote control to...
  • Page 51: Operating A Cable Box

    Operating a Cable To Do This ... Activate the remote control to operate the cable box Turn on/off Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Operating a DVD Player To Do This ... Activate the remote control to operate the DVD Turn on/off Play...
  • Page 52: Watching The Tv

    Using the Features Watching the TV Many TV features can be accessed directly through the remote control. The following will explain the function of some of the buttons found on your remote control. Buttons for LCD 1 FUNCTION Projection TV Press until the TV indicator lights up.
  • Page 53 Using the Features q; SLEEP Press repeatedly to display 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 repeatedly until SLEEP OFF appears. qa i.LINK Press to display a list of available i.LINK devices, and select the desired device from the list.
  • Page 54: Using Favorite Channels

    Using the Features Using Favorite Channels The Favorite Channel feature lets you select programs from a list of favorite channels that you preset. Creating a List of Favorite Channels Displaying a List of Favorite Channels Press MENU to display the Menu. Press B or b to highlight the Channel icon and press Press to select Favorite Channels.
  • Page 55: Using Twin View

    Using Twin View™ Twin View enables you to watch two programs at the same time. You can also change the size of both the left and right pictures. Activating Twin Pictures Activating the Although two pictures appear on the screen at the same time, only one Picture picture is active.
  • Page 56 Using the Features Factors Affecting Twin View ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ✍ Hookups that affect your ability to use Twin View: - If you are viewing all channels through the cable box, the Twin View feature will not work. The cable box only unscrambles one signal at a time, so the right picture will be the same as the left picture.
  • Page 57 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 reduce the...
  • Page 58: Using The Freeze Function

    Using the Features Using the Freeze Function You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, recipes, etc. To use the Freeze function FREEZE button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s picture. When the program information you want to capture is displayed, press FREEZE The LCD projection TV switches to Twin View mode and displays the “frozen”...
  • Page 59: Using Wide Screen Mode

    Using Wide Screen Mode Wide Screen Mode lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in several Wide Screen Modes (16:9 aspect ratio). ❑ WIDE Press repeatedly to toggle through the following Screen Mode settings. You can also access the Screen Mode settings in the Screen menu. For details, see page 94.
  • Page 60: Using The Digital Program Guide

    Using the Digital Program Guide Displaying the Digital Program Guide This LCD projection TV is equipped to show digital programming, if a digital signal is present. The digital program guide and menus let you review program information, select digital channels and subchannels, set up your LCD projection TV’s digital programming, and enable digital closed captioning.
  • Page 61 Navigating the Four digital menus are available on the digital program guide. Digital Program Digital Program Menu Menus Using the Guide Menu Using the Program Options Menu Using the Caption Vision Menu Using the Digital Setup Menu To navigate to these menus and through the available options: Using the Guide The Guide menu allows you to select digital channels and subchannels from Menu...
  • Page 62 Using the Digital Program Guide Using the Caption The Caption Vision menu allows you to turn on/off digital closed captioning, Vision Menu and to modify how digital closed captioning is shown on your LCD projection TV. Depending on the program, digital closed captioning will be available in a number of different languages, aspect ratios, and reading levels.
  • Page 63 Customizing You can use the Digital Caption Setup menu to customize your LCD Caption Vision projection TV’s Caption Vision. Select from the following options to change the visual characteristics of your LCD projection TV’s digital closed captioning. A preview window displays a sample as you scroll through each option.
  • Page 64: Using The Memory Stick Viewer

    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 65 MagicGate copyright protection technology, or access control security features. File Compatibility The Memory Stick Viewer is compatible with JPEG images taken with Sony digital still cameras and MPEG1 and camcorders. In order to be viewable in the Memory Stick Viewer, the...
  • Page 66: 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, see “Inserting the Memory Stick Duo” on page 67. Inserting a Memory Stick To remove the Memory Stick, see “Removing a Memory Stick” on page 68. Locate the Memory Stick slot and insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot as illustrated below.
  • Page 67 Inserting the Memory Stick Duo is a new, compact version of the standard-sized Memory Memory Stick Duo Stick recording medium. ✍ ✍ ✍ To remove the Memory Stick Duo, see “Removing a Memory Stick” on page 68. CAUTION: Inserting the Memory Stick Duo incorrectly may result in permanent damage to the Memory Stick Duo and the LCD projection TV.
  • Page 68 Using the Memory Stick Viewer Removing a Memory Stick When removing the Memory Stick, do not attempt to just pull it from its slot. Follow steps 1-3 (right). 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.) ✍...
  • Page 69: 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. For how to insert a Memory Stick, see page 66. ✍ The Memory Stick Index appears, which displays thumbnail images of the files stored on the Memory Stick.
  • Page 70 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 or movie ( thumbnail Display the highlighted photo or movie file full screen Display the next page of thumbnails Display the previous...
  • Page 71: Viewing Photos

    Viewing Photos When you select a photo from the Memory Stick Index (described on page 69), 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 72: 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 File JPEG files that are protected are indicated by the Lock icon.
  • Page 73: Using Zoom And Pan

    Using Zoom To Zoom and Pan a photo and Pan Indicates Zoom increment Zoom and Pan Controls 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 The photo is rotated 90 degrees each time you press...
  • Page 74: Playing Movies

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer Playing Movies When you select a movie from the Memory Stick Index (described on page 69), it displays as shown below, with the following controls. Information about selected movie Selected movie Enlarge button Play/pause button Previous/next buttons Movie menu bar Movie Controls...
  • Page 75: Movie Menu Bar Options

    Movie Menu To access the Movie menu bar Bar Options Option Index Slide Show File MPEG1 files that are 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 76: 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 69), Photo (page 71), or Movie (page 74) menus.
  • Page 77: Folder Menu Options

    Digital Camera Selects all folders within the directories Folders defined by the DCF rules used by Sony digital cameras (see page 78). JPEG and MPEG1 files in those directories are recognized even if they do not conform to the DCF file naming rules.
  • Page 78: 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 79 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 80: Using I.link

    Sony Corporation and used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 connector.
  • Page 81 Connecting i.LINK ✍ Devices To connect a digital i.LINK device (using only a digital signal) To connect an i.LINK device that supports an EIA-775A connection ✍ Rear of the LCD projection TV AUDIO R AUDIO L VIDEO Before connecting this unit to i.LINK-compatible equipment, read the instruction manual of the i.LINK device to be connected.
  • Page 82 Using i.LINK Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ... Set up a digital i.LINK device Set up an i.LINK device that supports an EIA-775A analog connection Notes on Connecting i.LINK Devices To connect two or more i.LINK devices, use i.LINK cables to connect them as shown below.
  • Page 83: Selecting An I.link Device

    Selecting an i.LINK Device Before an i.LINK device can be viewed, it must first be selected via the i.LINK Device List. ✍ i.LINK functions are not available while using the following TV features: Twin View, Freeze, and Memory Stick. ✍ Connect the i.LINK device that you wish to operate.
  • Page 84: Using The I.link Control Panel

    Using i.LINK Using the i.LINK Control Panel After you select an i.LINK device using the Device List, the LCD projection TV displays the i.LINK Control Panel, which allows you to use the LCD projection TV's remote to control the selected i.LINK device. The DTV window appears only if the i.LINK menus were entered while watching a digital TV channel...
  • Page 85 To Do This ... Go to the Device List Change the audio being played from the LCD projection TV to the current selected device, and vice versa Play a recording from the selected i.LINK camcorder or digital VCR Fast-forward or rewind a recording from the selected i.LINK camcorder or digital Record from LCD projection TV to the selected i.LINK digital VCR...
  • Page 86: I.link Setup

    Using i.LINK i.LINK Setup You can use the i.LINK Control Panel to access digital setup options, some of which are also available through the Digital Program Guide (described on page 62). To Do This ... Do This ... Press V v B b to highlight Set up the selected device Once i.LINK Setup has been selected, Press b then V or v to Set up Caption Vision...
  • Page 87: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Overview Opening and choosing a menu To end a menu session ❑ To end one menu session and move to another ❑ The menu gives you access to the following features: Menu Icon Description Press MENU to display the menu screen. Press B or b to highlight the desired menu icon and press Use the arrow button to scroll through the features.
  • Page 88: 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 89 Option Sharpness Color Temp. White intensity adjustment Noise Reduction Mild Mode Advanced DRC Mode Video Palette are not available when watching 480p, 720p, and 1080i sources. Description Adjust to sharpen or soften the picture. Choose from three color temperatures: Cool Select to give the white colors a blue tint.
  • Page 90 Using the Menus Option DRC Palette is not available when Mild Mode is set to On. BN Smoother may not be effective according to the input equipment. Clear White, Detail Enhancer, Color Corrector, Black Corrector, Gamma Corrector, White Balance Cinema Black options are available only when...
  • Page 91 Option Description White Select to fine-adjust the white color intensity by Balance changing the red, green and blue levels. You can adjust these levels by selecting R-Gain, G-Gain, Gain, R-Bias, factory default setting of Initial Set. Cinema Select to enhance the black level. Select Black Using the Menus G-Bias...
  • Page 92: 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 Virtual Dolby Effect TruSurround...
  • Page 93 Option Description Stereo Select for stereo reception when viewing a program broadcast in stereo. Enjoy stereo, bilingual and Auto SAP Select to automatically switch the LCD projection mono TV to second audio programs when a signal is programs received. (If no SAP signal is present, the LCD projection TV remains in Stereo mode.) Mono Select for mono reception.
  • Page 94: 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 55) or Mode to use for Freeze (page 58) 4:3 sources.
  • Page 95 Option 4:3 Default 4:3 Default functions only when Select the default the LCD projection TV Screen Mode to receives 480i and 480p use for 4:3 signals. sources. 4:3 Default is set to anything but Off, the Wide Mode setting changes only for the current channel.
  • Page 96: 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 Auto Program Digital Channels Add Press MENU...
  • Page 97 Option Channel Channels that you set Skip/Add to be skipped can be accessed only with the buttons. Channel Label Description Allows you to customize the channel list that appears when you CH+/– use the buttons. Press V or v to scroll through the channels until you find the channel you want to skip or add.
  • Page 98: Using The Parent Menu

    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. To select the Parent Menu Selecting Parent The Parent Menu includes the following options: Options Option Parental Lock...
  • Page 99: 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 100: Selecting Custom Rating Options

    Using the Menus Selecting Custom US custom rating options Rating Options If you selected U.S.A. as the country of residence on page 99, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (If you selected Canada, see To ensure maximum page 101.) blocking capability, the age-based ratings Option...
  • Page 101 Canadian custom rating options If you selected Canada as the country of residence on page 99, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (If you selected U.S.A., see page 100.) Option Description English Rating All children. Children 8 years and older. General programming.
  • Page 102: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Menus Using the Setup Menu To select the Setup Menu Selecting The Setup menu includes the following options: Setup Options Option Caption Vision Caption Vision options in the Setup menu apply only to analog programs. To set up closed captioning for digital progams, see “Using the Caption...
  • Page 103 Option Description Video Label Allows you to label the audio/video components you connected to the LCD projection TV so you can identify them when using TV/VIDEO. When in the Setup menu’s Video Label feature, press V or v to highlight an input to label, then press select it.
  • Page 104 Using the Menus Option Clock/Timers Description Select to set the clock and to program your LCD projection TV to turn on and off at two scheduled viewing times. Sleep Allows you to select the time in minutes (15, 30, 45, 60 or 90 min) at you want the TV to remain on before shutting off automatically.
  • Page 105 Option Description Image Shift Corrects the Image on your LCD projection TV. Before adjusting After adjusting Auto Level 1-4 i.LINK Standby High Altitude Using the Menus (Factory setting) Automatically corrects double images. Select the value with which double images are improved. Allows the i.LINK signal to pass through to connected i.LINK devices even when the LCD projection TV is...
  • Page 106: Overview

    Other Information Overview This chapter includes the following topics: Topic Glossary Contacting Sony Troubleshooting Flashing Indicators on the Front of the Monitor Specifications Optional Accessories Index Page...
  • Page 107: Glossary

    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. component video Component video is sent through three cables: two color shade (chrominance) signals and one brightness (luminance) signal.
  • Page 108: 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 (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).
  • Page 109: Memory Stick

    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 110 Other Information Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Not all MP3 files on Memory ❏ Stick are included when the Music /Complete List option is selected (page 76) ❏ MPEG1 movie does not play back correctly ❏ MPEG1 quality is poor when enlarged (page 74) ❏...
  • Page 111 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 112 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 ❏ Channels Problem Possible Remedies...
  • Page 113 General Problem Possible Remedies ❏ 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 ❏ Cannot operate Menu ❏...
  • Page 114: Flashing Indicators On The Front Of The Monitor

    ❑ The LAMP indicator flashes. ❑ If the LCD projection TV is not recovered after correcting the problems, contact with qualified Sony personnel. LAMP TIMER The lamp for the light source is ready to turn on. The lamp cover is not attached securely. When you correct, the POWER/STANDBY indicator lights in red and the LCD projection TV enters the standby mode (see page 16).
  • Page 115: Specifications

    Specifications Projection System LCD Panel Projection Lens Antenna Lamp Television System Screen Size (measured diagonally) Channel Coverage CATV Power Requirements Number of Inputs/Outputs DVI-HDTV Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) AUDIO (VAR/FIX) OUT CONTROL S (IN) CONTROL S (OUT) Component Video Input RF Inputs Digital Audio Optical Output...
  • Page 116 Other Information Mass Power Consumption In Use In Standby In i.LINK Standby Supplied Accessories Remote Control AA (R6) Batteries Cleaning Cloth Optional Accessories TV Stand Lamp AV Cable Component Video Cable i.LINK cables Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. KDF-60XBR950: 78.5 kg (173 lbs) KDF-70XBR950: 92.5 kg (204 lbs) 250 W...
  • Page 117 Index Activating a Twin View screen Add Digital Channels Adding channels to the channel list Adjusting audio, Steady Sound Advanced Video Alternate Audio Alternate Video Antenna, connecting Audio menu Audio receiver, connecting Auto Program (channel setup) Auto Setup Balance, adjusting Bass, adjusting Batteries, inserting in remote Bilingual audio...
  • Page 118 Front Panel Controls FUNCTION button Gamma Corrector GUIDE button Guide menu Hue, adjusting – i.LINK i.LINK Standby Image Shift Inputs, labeling Installation of the projection TV interlaced JUMP button Jump, using Label Channels 97 video inputs 103 – Lamp, replacing MDP, using with TV remote control Memory Stick Duo 67...
  • Page 119 SAT/CABLE power button Satellite receiver connecting 36 satellite receiver, using with TV remote control 50 Screen menu Setting up channels Setup menu Sharpness, adjusting – Specifications Steady Sound adjusting 92 Surround sound Timer set current 104 Timer setting Treble, adjusting –...
  • Page 120 Printed in U.S.A.

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