WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the LCD Projection TV 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 ) .
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.
Important Safety Instruction 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Following 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.
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...
Power-Cord Protection Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord, and do not place the set where the power cord is subject to wear or abuse. Antennas Outdoor Antenna Grounding If an outdoor antenna is installed, follow the precautions below.
Safety Check Upon completion of any service or repairs to the set, ask the service technician to perform routine safety checks (as specified by the manufacturer) to determine that the set is in safe operating condition, and to so certify. When the set reaches the end of its useful life, improper disposal could result in a picture tube implosion.
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...
Introducing the Sony LCD Projection Presenting the Sony LCD Projection TV Thank you for purchasing the Sony LCD Projection TV. This manual is for model KF-60DX100. Features Some of the features that you will enjoy with your new LCD projection TV...
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.
(1 minute or less). When the projection lamp wears out, the screen image becomes dark. Replace the lamp with a new Sony XL-2000U replacement lamp (not supplied). Be sure to attach the lamp cover securely; otherwise, your LCD projection TV will not turn on.
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 Use of the Cleaning...
Be sure to follow the instructions below. Collecting the used lamp For environmental conservation, Sony collects the used lamps. Please put the used lamp in the lamp box and give it to your Sony dealer where you bought the lamp. Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV...
Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 Turn off the power switch on the LCD projection TV and after several minutes, unplug the power cord.
If the lamp cover is not mounted securely, the self-diagnostic function works and the TIMER/STAND BY indicator flashes for three times (See page 85). Introducing the Sony LCD Projection TV Hold the handle and pull straight out. Tighten the two screws securely in the...
Mount the front panel in the order of 1 to 2, as shown in the illustration. Consult your Sony dealer for a Sony XL-2000U 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.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Contents The box contains your new LCD projection TV, a remote control and two AA 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.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Carrying Your LCD Projection TV Carrying the LCD projection TV requires at least two 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.
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, it may fall down. As a protective measure, secure the LCD projection TV as follows. Using supplied brackets Using the LCD projection TV stand with support belts When Installing Your LCD Projection TV Against a Wall...
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.) away from your LCD projection TV, and within 60°...
Audio (Right) - Red Some DVD Players are equipped with the following three video connectors: CONTROL S cable CONTROL S connections are exclusive to Sony products and allow greater control of all Sony equipment. Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Push into connection.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV LCD Projection TV Controls and Connectors Front Panel Menu The front panel menu controls allow access to the on-screen menus without Controls the use of a remote control. Pressing The arrow buttons move the on-screen cursor in the menus and by pressing the Select button ( ) selects the menu item.
LCD Projection TV Rear and Side Panel Connectors Left side of LCD projection TV Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Rear of LCD projection TV VIDEO 2 IN S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO (Continued)
Connects to the left and right audio inputs of your audio or (VAR/FIX) video component. L (MONO)/R 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.
Basic Connections (Connecting Cable TV or Antenna) Connecting Directly The connection you choose depends on the cable found in your home. Newer homes are equipped with standard coaxial cable (see A to Cable or an probably have 300-ohm twin lead cable (see B Antenna both (see C Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV...
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Cable and Antenna If your cable provider does not feature local channels, you may find this set up convenient. Select CABLE or antenna (ANT) mode by pressing control. Cable Box Cable Box and Cable Connections This is the preferred basic cable TV hookup to use if: With this setup you can:...
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Using a coaxial cable, connect the cable box’s OUT jack to the LCD projection TV’s AUX jack. Cable box 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied) CATV cable (unscrambled channels) Pressing ANT on the remote control switches between the channels coming in through the cable box (scrambled) and those coming directly to the TV (unscrambled).
TV’s VHF/UHF jack. Cable Cable box Your Sony remote control can be programmed to operate your cable box (see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 77). To change channels using the cable box, set your LCD projection TV to channel 3 or 4 depending on the cable box channel output.
Connecting a VCR and Cable Use this hookup if: Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV S VIDEO Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV You have cable TV that does not require a cable box. Connect the cable TV cable to the VCR’s IN jack.
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”...
VIDEO (yellow) AUDIO-L (white) AUDIO-R (red) S VIDEO Coaxial cable Cable box Coaxial cable Rear of LCD projection TV If your VCR is not equipped with S VIDEO, use a VIDEO cable (yellow) instead of the S VIDEO cable. You will not be able to change channels on the VCR. Set your LCD projection TV and VCR to channel 3 or 4, depending on your cable box channel output.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV 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) Using AUDIO and VIDEO cables, connect the playback VCR’s Audio and Video OUT jacks to the recording VCR’s Audio and Video IN...
Connecting a Satellite Receiver Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV Coaxial cable S VIDEO Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV 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.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV 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) VMC-810S/820S (not supplied) Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack.
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-R (red) RK-74A (not supplied)
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.
Connecting a DVD Player with A/V Connectors Use this hookup if: Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. YC-15V/30V (not supplied) DVD player RK-74A (not supplied) 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 36.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connecting a Digital TV Receiver Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Be sure to read the Set-top box manual. Digital TV Set-top box Using three separate component video cables, connect the Digital TV Set-top box’s Y, P and P jacks to the LCD projection TV.
Connecting a Camcorder For easy connection of the camcorder, the LCD projection TV has side 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.
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Connecting an AV Receiver For greater control of all audio and video equipment, connect an AV receiver. Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of LCD projection TV AUDIO-L VIDEO AUDIO-R VMC-10HG (not supplied) Change “Video Label”...
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...
Installing and Connecting the LCD Projection TV Setting Up the LCD projection TV Automatically After you finish connecting your LCD projection TV, you can run Auto Setup to set up your channels. The Auto Setup screen appears when you turn your LCD projection TV on for the first time after installing it.
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 Outside Panel Button Description 1 MUTING Press to mute the sound. Press again or press VOL + to restore the sound.
Using the Features Button Description qa FAVORITES Displays the Favorite Channels list. For details, see “Using Favorite Channels” on page 49. qs RESET Press when in a menu to reset the settings to the factory defaults. qd POWER Turn on and off the LCD projection TV and other audio/ buttons video equipment you have programmed into the remote (GREEN)
Stereo, Auto SAP, and Mono. 8 CODE SET Used for programming the remote control to operate non- Sony video equipment. For details, see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 77. 9 POWER Press to turn on the DVD/VCR player you have programmed into the remote control.
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 TV (FUNCTION) Projection TV Activates the remote control for use with the LCD projection TV.
Using the Features qa DISPLAY Press to display the channel number, current time and channel label (if set). To turn the display off, press DISPLAY again. qs TV/VIDEO Press repeatedly to scroll through available video inputs: TV, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3, VIDEO 4, VIDEO 5 and VIDEO 6. If you select as a in the Setup menu, your LCD projection...
Using the Features Watching the Digital TV When you have connected the DTV receiver, you can enjoy digital TV programs. This LCD projection TV is capable of receiving the 1080i, 720p*, 480p and 480i digital TV formats. To view a digital TV program 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3...
Using Favorite Channels The Favorite Channel feature lets you select programs from a list of favorite channels that you preset. To display a list of your favorite channels: 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 Your Favorite Channel options can be set automatically or manually. The factory setting for Favorite Channel is Auto.
Using the Features 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.
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.
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) 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 Move the joystick left to activate the left picture (if not already...
Using the Freeze Function You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, recipes, etc. To use the Freeze function 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 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...
Using the Features Using Scrolling Channel Index Scrolling Channel Index allows you to view and select from all receivable channels scrolling on the screen without leaving the current channel. To use the Scrolling Channel Index function 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 Scrolling Channel Index will not function when Parental Lock is activated.
3 3 3 3 To enlarge the selected channel into the left frame, press The selected channel will be displayed in normal motion picture, and the sound also switches to this channel. 4 4 4 4 Press The selected channel will be enlarged for normal viewing. To cancel Scrolling Channel Index Press again to resume normal viewing.
Using the Features Using Wide Screen Mode Wide Screen Mode lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in several Wide Screen Modes (16:9 aspect ratio). Press WIDE MODE repeatedly to toggle through the following Screen Mode settings. You can also access the Screen Mode settings in the Wide menu. For details, see page 64.
Using the Menus Overview Opening and choosing a menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 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 to display the menu screen.
Using the Menus Using the Video Menu To select the Video Menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 To restore the factory default settings for Picture, Brightness, Color, Hue, Sharpness and Color Temp Selecting Video...
Option Description Color Temp Choose from three color temperatures: White Cool Select to give the white colors a blue tint. intensity Neutral Select to give the white colors a neutral tint. adjustment Warm Select to give the white colors a red tint. CineMotion Obtains a smooth picture movement that approaches the original film-like quality when reproducing movies or other video sources...
Using the Menus Using the Audio Menu To select the Audio Menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 To restore the factory default settings for Treble, Bass and Balance Selecting Audio The Audio menu includes the following options:...
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.
Using the Menus Using the Channel Menu To select the Channel Menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 Selecting Channel The Channel menu includes the following options: Options...
Option Description Channel Fix “Fix” your LCD projection TV’s channel setting to 3 or 4 and use the cable box, VCR or Useful when you satellite receiver to change channels. Select one have a cable box of these settings if you have connected the or satellite device to the VHF/UHF jack.
Using the Menus Using the Wide Menu To select the Wide menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 Selecting Wide The Wide menu includes the following options: Options...
Option Description 4:3 Default Wide Zoom Select to enlarge the 4:3 picture, to fill the 16:9 screen, keeping the original image as much as Select the default possible. Screen Mode to use for 4:3 Normal Select to return the 4:3 picture to normal sources.
Using the Menus Using the Timer Menu To select the Timer menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 To set the Current Time 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 To set the Timer Before setting the timer, be sure to set your LCD projection TV’s clock to the current time and Daylight Saving Mode.
Using the Setup Menu To select the Setup Menu 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 Selecting The Setup menu includes the following options: Setup Options Option Parental Control Allows you to set up the LCD projection TV to block programs...
Using the Menus Option Video Label Language Image Revision Description 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, use the joystick to highlight an input to label, then press select it.
Using the Parent The Parent menu allows you to set up the LCD projection TV to block Menu programs according to their content and rating levels. These ratings are assigned by a federal rating board. Not all programs are rated. Using the Parental Lock blocks programs with a specific rating, but it does not block an entire channel.
Using the Menus 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 Move the joystick up or down to select U.S.A. or Canada according to the country you reside in, and press Move the joystick down to select “Parental Lock”, and press Move the joystick up or down to select a desired rating, and press If you select Child, Youth, Young Adult or Custom, the Parental Control is activated automatically.
The Parent menu includes the following options. If you are not familiar Option with the Parental Guideline Parental Lock rating system, you should Turn ratings on/ select Child, Youth, or off and select a Young Adult to help rating system simplify the rating selection.
Using the Menus Using Custom If you want to select the ratings to be blocked from Custom, follow the Rating Options procedure below. 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 Perform the steps 1 to 8 in “To select the rating” on page 69 to display the Parental Lock options.
5 5 5 5 Move the joystick left, then down, to select “TV Rating” or “Program,” and press 6 6 6 6 The “TV Rating” setting menu appears. 7 7 7 7 Move the joystick up or down to select the rating to be blocked, and press indicator automatically appears beside the selected rating and all “higher”...
Using the Menus 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 Move the joystick left or right to select the extender to be viewed, and press “-” appears beside the selected extender, indicating that the programs that match the extender can be viewed. If you press again, is displayed to show that the programs that...
US custom rating options If you selected U.S.A. as the country of residence on page 70, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (If you selected Canada, see page 76.) To ensure maximum blocking capability, the age-based ratings should be blocked.
Using the Menus Canadian custom rating options If you selected Canada as the country of residence on page 70, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (If you selected U.S.A., see page 75.) Option English Rating French Rating USA Rating Description All children.
8 mm VCR VHS VCR DVD Player 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 procedures to program the remote control. From the “Manufacturer’s Codes” listed on page 79, select the three-digit code number for the manufacturer’s code for your component.
If you enter a new code number, the code number you previously entered at that setting is erased. In some rare cases, you may not be able to operate your component with the Sony remote control. In this case, use the component’s own remote control unit.
Other Information Operating Other Components with Your LCD Projection TV Remote Control Operating a VCR Open the panel and move the slide switch to the AV input you coded for this device. To Do This ... Turn on/off Change channels Record Play Stop...
Operating a Cable To Do This ... Turn on/off Select Cable Box Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Operating a Satellite To Do This ... Receiver Turn on/off Select Satellite Receiver Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Display channel number Display DBS guide Display DBS menu...
Troubleshooting If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony television, please call our Customer Information Services Center at 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (U.S. residents only) or (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only). Problem...
Problem Possible Remedies Dotted lines or stripes LCD projection TV is fixed to one channel Double images, ghosts, or merged colors Cannot operate menu Cannot receive any channels when using cable TV Cannot gain enough volume when using a cable box Channel Index does not display all available channels Cannot receive channels...
Other Information Problem Possible Remedies There is no twin picture or it is just static You get the same program in the window picture as in the main picture You cannot get anything but TV channels in your second picture Favorite Channel does not display your choices Some video sources do not...
The TIMER/STAND BY indicator flashes three times. The LAMP indicator flashes. If the LCD projection TV is not recovered after correcting the problems, contact with qualified Sony personnel. LAMP STEREO The lamp for the light source is ready to turn on.
Other Information Specifications Projection System LCD Panel Projection Lens Antenna Lamp Television System Screen Size (measured diagonally) Channel Coverage CATV Power Requirements Number of Inputs/Outputs Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) AUDIO (VAR/FIX) TV Out CONTROL S (IN/OUT) Component Video Input RF Inputs Converter Speaker Output...
Supplied Accessories Remote Control AA Batteries Cleaning Cloth Hex key wrench Brackets with screws Optional Accessories TV Stand Lamp AV Cable Audio Cable Control S Cable Component Video Cable AV Receiver Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. RM-Y910 2 supplied for remote control SU-60DX...
Index Activating a Twin View screen Adding channels to the channel list Adjusting audio, Steady Sound ANT button Antenna, connecting Audio menu Audio receiver, connecting Audio/Video cable Auto Program (channel setup) Auto Setup AV receiver, connecting to TV OUT Balance, adjusting Bass, adjusting Batteries, inserting in remote Bilingual audio...
Front Panel Controls FUNCTION buttons (WHITE) Hookups Hue, adjusting Image Revision Inputs, labeling Installation of the projection TV JUMP button Jump, using Label channels 63 video inputs 68 – Lamp, replacing MENU button MENU button (inside panel) Menus Audio 57 Channel 57 Setup 57 Timer 57...
Treble, adjusting – Troubleshooting TV function button TV power button TV/VIDEO button Twin View™ activating a picture 50 described 9 using 50 using with TV remote control 80 with cable box, connecting 30 with cable, connecting 29 with satellite receiver, connecting 34 Video inputs, labeling Video menu Video Modes, selecting...
If, after reading this instruction manual, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony projection TV, please call one of the following numbers (English only). Customers in the continental United States contact the Direct Response Center at:...