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  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the 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: For Safety

    Steady Sound, Digital Reality Creation, CineMotion, ClearEdge VM, HD Detailer, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, MagicGate, and Twin View are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. For Safety Be careful when moving the projection TV...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing the Projection TV Overview ...9 Setting Up the TV Overview ...11 Carrying Your Projection TV...12 Positioning the TV...12 TV Controls and Connectors...13 TV Controls and Connectors...14 Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna...17 Connecting Optional Equipment ...22 Connecting a Device with an Optical IN Connector ...39 Using the CONTROL S Feature ...40 Using CableCARD ...41 Setting Up the Channel List ...43...
  • Page 7 Using the Remote Control Using the Features Using the Memory Stick Viewer Overview ...47 Inserting Batteries...47 Button Descriptions ...48 Programming the Remote Control ...50 Using Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control ...52 All Equipment...52 Operating a VCR ...52 Operating a Satellite Receiver ...52 Operating a Cable Box...53 Operating a DVD Player ...53 Using the F1 and F2 Buttons...53...
  • Page 8 Using the Channel Menu ...89 Using the Parent Menu...91 Using the Setup Menu ...94 Using the Applications Menu...97 Overview ...99 Glossary ... 100 Contacting Sony ... 101 Troubleshooting... 101 Remote Control ...101 Channels ...102 CableCARD ... 102 Memory Stick ... 103 Audio ...104...
  • Page 10: Introducing The Projection Tv

    Introducing the Projection TV Overview This chapter describes the contents of the package in which the TV is shipped and provides an overview of the features of your projection Package Contents Along with your new projection TV, the package contains a remote control and two AA batteries.
  • Page 11 ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ® (Digital Reality Creation) Multifunction: Unlike conventional line doublers, the DRC Multifunction feature replaces the signal’s NTSC waveform with the near-HD equivalent, while doubling the number of vertical and horizontal lines.
  • Page 12: Setting Up The Tv

    Setting Up the TV Overview This chapter includes illustrated instructions for setting up your TV. Topic TV Controls and Connectors 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 Setting Up the Channel List Adjusting the Convergence Automatically (Flash Focus)
  • Page 13: Carrying Your Projection Tv

    Carrying Your Projection TV Carrying the TV requires four or more people. Models KP-51/57WS655 provide casters. Be sure to move your projection TV using these casters. Positioning the TV ˚ ˚ Recommended Vertical Viewing Angle ˚ ˚ Recommended Horizontal Viewing Angle...
  • Page 14: Tv Controls And Connectors

    TV Controls and Connectors Video inputs (Video 2) are provided on the front. To access, push up and release as shown. Front Video Inputs 1 S VIDEO 2 VIDEO/L(MONO)- S VIDEO VIDEO L (MONO) AUDIO VIDEO 2 IN Connects to the S VIDEO OUT jack on your VIDEO 2 INPUT camcorder or other video equipment that has S VIDEO.
  • Page 15: Tv Controls And Connectors

    Blinks when the TV is turned on, then shuts off when the picture is displayed. If the LED blinks continuously, this may indicate the TV needs service (see “Contacting Sony” on page 101). 9 POWER Press to turn on and off the TV.
  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel...
  • Page 17 TV. This video connection provides better picture quality than the VHF/UHF (1) connection. 5 CONTROL S Allows the TV to receive (IN) and send (OUT) remote control signals to other Sony IN/OUT infrared-controlled audio or video equipment that has the CONTROL S function.
  • Page 18: Basic Connections: Connecting A Cable Or Antenna

    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. For information on installing and activating CableCARD, see “Using CableCARD” on page 41.
  • Page 19: Cable Or Antenna Only

    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. 75-ohm coaxial cable (usually found in newer homes) Cable Type VHF Only or...
  • Page 20: Cable And Antenna Only

    Cable and Antenna For best results, use this connection if you: ❑ Only ❑ Cable Type Cable TV (CATV) and Antenna Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ... Do This ... Switch the TV’s input Press between the cable and inputs.
  • Page 21: Cable Box And Cable Only

    Cable Box and For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Cable Only Before connecting a cable ❑ box, see “About Using CableCARD” on page 17. With this connection you can: ❑ ❑ Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ... Do This ...
  • Page 22: Cable Box Only

    Cable Box Only For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Before connecting a cable box, see “About Using ❑ CableCARD” on page 17. With this connection you can: ❑ To connect the cable box Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ...
  • Page 23: Connecting Optional Equipment

    Connecting Optional Equipment Use the directions in this section to connect the following optional equipment: If You Are Connecting VCR and Cable VCR and Cable Box Satellite Receiver Satellite Receiver and VCR DVD Player with Component Video Connectors DVD Player with S VIDEO and Audio Connectors Camcorder Audio Receiver...
  • Page 24: Making Video Connections

    Making Video Your TV includes several types of video inputs. When connecting your TV, use the inputs that are available on your components that Connections provide the best video performance, as described below. About Using S VIDEO Example of an S VIDEO Connection Equipment with S VIDEO Best Video Performance HDMI (High-Definition...
  • Page 25: Vcr And Cable

    VCR and Cable For best results, use this connection if: ❑ To connect the VCR and cable Using S VIDEO jacks? See page 23. Your cable company does not require you to use a cable box. Connect the CATV cable to the VCR’s VHF/UHF input jack. Use a coaxial cable to connect the VCR’s VHF/UHF output jack to the TV’s CABLE jack.
  • Page 26 Watch cable channels Press illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony VCR, you must program the remote control. See to operate the VCR “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 50-51. Activate the TV remote Press...
  • Page 27: Vcr And Cable Box

    VCR and Cable Box For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Before connecting a cable box, see “About Using CableCARD” on page 17. With this connection you can: ❑ ❑ ❑ To connect a VCR and cable box, you need: ❑...
  • Page 28 Watch the VCR Press illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony VCR, you must program the remote control. See to operate the cable box or “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 50-51. Activate the remote control to...
  • Page 29: Satellite Receiver

    Satellite Receiver To connect a satellite receiver Using S VIDEO jacks? See page 23. Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s satellite input jack. Use an A/V cable to connect the satellite receiver’s A/V output jacks to the TV’s A/V input jacks. Connect a CATV cable from your cable or antenna to the TV’s CABLE jack.
  • Page 30 Do This ... Press TV/VIDEO repeatedly to select the satellite receiver input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). If you have a non-Sony satellite receiver, you must program the remote control. See “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 50-51. Press SAT/CABLE FUNCTION.
  • Page 31: Satellite Receiver And Vcr

    Satellite Receiver To connect a satellite receiver and VCR and VCR Using S VIDEO jacks? See page 23. A/V cable A/V cable Connect the CATV cable to the single (input) jack of the splitter. Use a coaxial cable to connect one of the splitter’s two output jacks to the TV’s CABLE jack.
  • Page 32 Press (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony VCR or satellite receiver, you must program the to operate the satellite remote control. See “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 50-51. receiver or VCR...
  • Page 33: Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    DVD Player with For best results, use this connection if your DVD player has component video (Y, P Component Video Connectors To connect a DVD player with component video connectors DVD player Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, white to white, etc.
  • Page 34 Watch the DVD player Press illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony DVD player, you must program the remote control. to operate the DVD player See “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 50-51. Activate the TV remote...
  • Page 35: Dvd Player With S Video And Audio Connectors

    Watch the DVD player Press illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony DVD player, you must program the remote control. to operate the DVD player See “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 50-51. Activate the TV remote...
  • Page 36: Camcorder

    Camcorder For easy connection of a camcorder, the TV has front A/V input jacks. If you prefer, however, you can connect the camcorder to the TV’s rear A/V input jacks. Using S VIDEO jacks? To connect a camcorder See page 23. S VIDEO VIDEO L(MONO)
  • Page 37: Audio Receiver

    Audio Receiver For improved sound quality, you may want to play the TV’s audio through your stereo system. To connect an audio system Use an audio cable to connect the TV’s audio output jacks to the audio receiver’s line input jacks. Audio cable To line input Receiver...
  • Page 38: Dvi-equipped Device

    DVI-Equipped If you have a device, such as an HDTV receiver, that has DVI (Digital Video Interface) output, use the following connection. Device To connect a device that has DVI OUT: ✍ Note on Using This Connection To Do This ... Do This ...
  • Page 39: Hdmi-equipped Device

    HDMI-Equipped If you have a device, such as an HDTV receiver, that has a High- Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), use the following Device connection. To connect a device that has HDMI OUT: ✍ Note on Using This Connection To Do This ... Do This ...
  • Page 40: Connecting A Device With An Optical In Connector

    Connecting a Device with an Optical IN Connector You can use the TV’s DIGITAL AUDIO OPTICAL output jack to connect an audio device that is Dolby Digital and PCM compatible, such as an audio amplifier. ❑ ✍ Using an optical cable, connect the TV’s DIGITAL AUDIO OPTICAL output jack to the device’s audio optical input jack.
  • Page 41: Using The Control S Feature

    Using the CONTROL S Feature CONTROL S allows you to control your 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 feature allows you to always point your remote control at your TV, instead of having to point it at the other equipment, which might be hidden or out of direct line of sight.
  • Page 42: 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...
  • Page 43: Removing The Cablecard

    You can also access information about your CableCARD in the Applications Menu (see page 98). Removing the In the event you want to cancel your service, contact your cable TV CableCARD company. ✍ To set up your normal cable channels, run Auto Program from the TV’s Channel Menu (see page 89).
  • Page 44: Setting Up The Channel List

    Setting Up the 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 screens appear when you turn on your TV for the first time after hooking it up. Using Initial Setup To run Initial Setup If you are using a...
  • Page 45: Adjusting The Convergence Automatically (flash Focus)

    Adjusting the Convergence Automatically (Flash Focus) The projection tube image appears on the screen in three colors (red, green and blue). If the three colors do not project properly, the color is poor and the picture blurs. Before you use your TV, be sure to run the Flash Focus feature.
  • Page 46: Adjusting The Convergence Manually

    Adjusting the Convergence Manually The Convergence feature gives you more control over the picture’s convergence than the Flash Focus feature, allowing you to fine-tune the convergence. ✍ For details on using the Setup Menu, see page 94. Before adjusting the convergence manually for the first time, you must first perform Flash Focus (as described on page 44).
  • Page 47: Notes On Adjusting The Convergence Manually

    Notes on Adjusting the Convergence Manually ❑ For best results, stand 3 to 5 feet away from the picture when adjusting the convergence. Begin with the crosses in the center area of the screen and, once those are adjusted, move to the crosses on the edges of the screen.
  • Page 48: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Overview This chapter describes how to set up, program, and use the TV’s remote control. Topic Inserting Batteries Button Descriptions Programming the Remote Control Using Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control Inserting Batteries ✍ Remove the battery cover from the remote control. Insert two size AA (R6) batteries (supplied) by matching the e and E terminals on the batteries to the diagram inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 49: Button Descriptions

    Press to freeze the window picture. Press again to restore the picture. For details see page 66. Press to adjust the volume. * VOL +/- buttons also function with Sony DVD Dream™ Systems VOL+ to restore Pro. Also available in the Video...
  • Page 50 Button Description qg RESET Press to reset the settings to the factory defaults. See pages 85 and 87. Also used to clear Favorite Channels, (see page 64), and Manual Convergence (see page 46). qh SLEEP Press repeatedly until the TV displays the time in minutes (15, 30, 45, 60, or 90) that you want the TV to remain on before shutting off automatically.
  • Page 51: Programming The Remote Control

    Programming the Remote Control The remote control is preset to operate Sony brand video equipment. If you have video equipment other than Sony brand that you want to control with the TV’s remote control, use the following procedure to program the remote control.
  • Page 52 Sony Broksonic Panasonic Samsung Toshiba Zenith HDD/DVD Combination Units Manufacturer Code Sony 770, 771, 772 DVD 5.1 Ch Manufacturer Code Sony (DAV) 601, 602, 603, A/V Receivers Manufacturer Code Sony DVD Players Manufacturer Code Sony General Electric Hitachi Magnavox Mitsubishi...
  • Page 53: Using Other Equipment With Your Tv Remote Control

    To Do This ... Switch the TV’s input to the VCR, DVD player, or other connected equipment Set up the TV remote control to operate non-Sony equipment Operating a VCR To Do This ... Activate the remote control to operate the VCR...
  • Page 54: Operating A Cable Box

    Display the DVD player Menu (Setup) Display the DVD Menu Move highlight (cursor) Using the F1 and Using this Sony Device ... F2 Buttons DVD/VCR Combination DVD HDD Combination DVD Dream™ System DVD Five- and Mega-Disc...
  • Page 56: 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 Mode Using Twin View Using Favorite Channels Using the Freeze Function Page...
  • Page 57: Watching Tv

    Watching TV To Do This ... For a complete list of all Activate the remote control to the functions of the remote operate the TV control, see pages 47-53. Turn on/off the TV Tune directly to a channel Adjust the volume Mute the sound Alternate back and forth between two channels...
  • Page 58: Using The Program Guide

    Using the Program Guide The program guide lets you review program information and select both analog and digital channels. ✍ GUIDE TOP MENU To display the program guide: Press with the currently selected program showing in the background. Program title and description, time remaining, rating information, closed-...
  • Page 59: Using Additional Program Guide Options

    Using Additional Press following options, which allow you to customize the settings of the Program Guide program on the currently tuned channel. Options Option Alternate Video (when available) Alternate Audio (when available) while in the program guide’s channel list to display the Description Each program has a main video stream (the video that you see when the channel is first tuned), and may have...
  • Page 60: Using Wide Mode

    Using Wide Mode The Wide Mode feature lets you change the picture size for both standard-definition (480i/480p) and high-definition (720p/1080i) You can also access the Wide sources. Mode settings in the Screen Menu. ❑ For details, see page 88. Using Wide Mode with Standard Definition (480i/480p) Sources Example ‘...
  • Page 61 Using Wide Mode with High-Definition (720p/1080i) Sources Example ‘ WIDE Full (native 16:9) Full (upconverted 4:3) ‘ WIDE Wide Zoom ‘ WIDE Zoom Description Full displays the picture at its original size. If the source is a 16:9 high-definition (720p/1080i) signal, the picture fills the screen.
  • Page 62: Using Twin View

    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 63: Activating The Picture

    Activating the You can use the while using Twin View. Picture To Do This ... To activate the picture in the right window To activate the picture in the left window Functions Available in the Active (Highlighted) Window To Do This ... Tune to a channel Adjust the volume Mute the sound...
  • Page 64: Changing The Picture Size

    Changing the The zoom feature lets you vary the relative size of the left and right pictures. Picture Size To Do This ... Enlarge the active picture Make the active picture smaller When you adjust the picture sizes, the TV memorizes the change.
  • Page 65: 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 66: Using The Favorite Channels Guide

    Using the Favorite Channels Guide FAVORITES ✍ Press . The Favorite Channels list appears. FAVORITES Press 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 and press...
  • Page 67: Using The Freeze Function

    Using the Freeze Function picture. You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, recipes, etc. ✍ FREEZE in progress button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s FREEZE The Freeze feature is not available while using Twin View. When the program information you want to capture is displayed, press FREEZE...
  • Page 68: Using The Memory Stick Viewer

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer About Memory Stick Memory Stick (sold separately) is a compact, portable, and versatile Integrated Circuit recording medium with a data capacity that makes it perfect for portable applications, such as digital photography. Memory Stick is specially designed for sharing digital data among Memory Stick compatible products such as digital cameras and digital video cameras.
  • Page 69: 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 70: File Compatibility

    MPEG1 Trademark Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Information PRO Duo, and MagicGate are trademarks of Sony Corporation. *Some variations of MPEG1 movies may not play back correctly. movies taken with Sony Supported File Name Extensions .jpg...
  • Page 71: Inserting And Removing A Memory Stick

    Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick Inserting a Memory Stick ✍ ✍ To remove the Memory Stick, see “Removing a Memory Stick” on page 71. The Memory Stick slot on your TV has been designed to accommodate standard and compact versions of Memory Stick. It is not necessary to use an adapter for Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo.
  • Page 72: Removing A Memory Stick

    Removing a To remove a Memory Stick Memory Stick ✍ ✍ ✍ Check that the Memory Stick indicator is off. (When the light is on, this indicates that the TV is reading data from the Memory Stick.) Removing the Memory Stick while a file is being accessed (when the Memory Stick LED on the TV’s front panel is lit) may damage the Memory Stick or its contents.
  • Page 73: Using The Memory Stick Index

    Using the Memory Stick Index Turn on the TV and insert a Memory Stick that contains the photo or movie files you want to view. For details, see page 70. ✍ The Memory Stick Index appears, which displays thumbnail images of the files stored on the Memory Stick.
  • Page 74: Using The Memory Stick Index

    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 ( movie ( thumbnail Display the highlighted photo, voice memo, or movie file full screen Display the next page of thumbnails...
  • Page 75: Viewing Photos

    Viewing Photos When you select a photo from the Memory Stick Index (described on page 72), 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 hidden,...
  • Page 76: Photo Menu Bar Options

    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 protected File are indicated by the Lock icon. Print Quantity feature is also known as DPOF (Digital Print Order Format).
  • Page 77: 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 (move the photo 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 In the Photo Menu bar, highlight...
  • Page 78: Playing Movies

    Access additional options in the 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 ... Highlight Enlarge, and then press...
  • Page 79: Movie Menu Bar Options

    Movie Menu To access the Movie Menu bar Bar Options Option Index MPEG1 files that are protected are indicated by the Lock icon. Slide Show File Index ighlight in the Movie Menu bar Press to select Index Slide Show Press to select the desired option.
  • Page 80: Memory Stick Index Menu Bar Options

    Memory Stick Index Menu Bar Options Slide Show Menu The Slide Show Menu includes the following options: Options Option Start The Slide Show Menu is the Music same whether you select it from the Memory Stick Index (page 72), Photo (page 74), or Movie (page 77) Menus.
  • Page 81: Contents Menu Options

    Memory Stick Viewer. Digital Camera Selects all folders within the directories Folders defined by the DCF rules used by Sony digital cameras (see page 81). JPEG and MPEG1 files in those directories are recognized even if they do not conform to the DCF file naming rules.
  • Page 82: Notes On Using Memory Stick Media

    Notes on Using Memory Stick Media About DCF File Most Sony brand digital still and video cameras automatically record still photo and movie files using DCF compliant directory and file Names names. If you selected the you might want to have your digital camera’s instruction manual handy in order to check how files and directories are organized for your specific model of digital camera.
  • Page 83: Memory Stick Precautions

    Memory Stick Precautions When using Memory Stick media, follow these precautions: ❑ To avoid permanent damage to still image data, do not turn off the 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 86: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Overview The Menu gives you access to the following features: Menu Press MENU to enter and exit Menus. Navigating Through Menus To Do This ... Display the Menu Move through the Menus Select an option to change Select (confirm) changed setting Exit the Menu Description...
  • Page 87: Using The Video Menu

    Using the Video Menu To access the Video Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU To change settings, press Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press Selecting Video The Video Menu includes the following options: Options Option Mode You can also change the...
  • Page 88 Option ClearEdge VM Velocity Modulation Advanced Video For best results, use CineMotion with Video 5 or 6 (HD/DVD IN) or Video 7 (HDMI IN). To restore the factory default settings for Video settings: ❑ Description Sharpens picture definition to give every object a sharp, clean edge.
  • Page 89: Using The Screen Menu

    Using the Audio Menu To access the Audio Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU To change settings, press Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press Selecting Audio The Audio Menu includes the following options: Options Option Treble Bass...
  • Page 90 Option Description Audio Out This option can be set only when the to Off. Easy control of volume Variable The TV’s speakers are turned off, but the adjustments volume output from your audio system can still be controlled by the TV’s remote control. Fixed The TV’s speakers are turned off and the volume output of the TV is fixed.
  • Page 91 Using the Screen Menu To access the Screen Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU To change settings, press Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press Selecting Screen The Screen Menu includes the following options: Options Option Wide Mode You can also change the...
  • Page 92: Using The Channel Menu

    Using the Channel Menu To access the Channel Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU To change settings, press Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press Selecting Channel The Channel Menu includes the following options: Options Option Favorite Channels Channel Fix...
  • Page 93 Option Show/Hide Channels that you set to Channels Hidden can be accessed only with the buttons. Label Channels Description Allows you to show or hide channels that appear in the Program Guide (page 57) and when you use the buttons to channel surf. Channels that are set to not appear in the Program Guide or when you use the CH+/- buttons.
  • Page 94 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 access the Parent Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU Use the buttons on the remote control to enter a four-digit password.
  • Page 95: Viewing Blocked Programs

    US Models: For US models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (For Canadian models, see page 93.) Selecting Custom Rating Options Option Movie Rating The Content-Based Ratings are linked to the level of the Age-Based Rating. For example, a program with an Age-Based Rating of TV-PG V (Violence) rating may contain moderate...
  • Page 96 Canadian Models: For Canadian models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (For US models, see page 92 Selecting Custom Rating Options Option English Rating French Rating U.S.A. Rating Viewing Blocked You can view blocked programs by entering the password. Press the Programs password.
  • Page 97: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Setup Menu To access the Setup Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU To change settings, press Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press Selecting The Setup Menu includes the following options: Setup Options Option Caption Vision Info Banner...
  • Page 98 Option Label Video Inputs Skip label is useful for inputs that do not have equipment connected to them. Language You can also access Flash Flash Focus Focus by pressing the FLASH FOCUS button on the front panel of the TV. Convergence Menu Color Description...
  • Page 99: Programming Caption Vision

    Programming If you selected the can change the following settings: Caption Vision Basic Advanced Digital CC Advanced Settings option under Program Caption Vision Allows you to select basic analog (EIA-608) closed caption options. CC1, CC2, Displays a printed version of the dialog or CC3, CC4 sound effects of a program.
  • Page 100: Using The Applications Menu

    Using the Applications Menu To access the Applications Menu, follow these steps: Display Menu Highlight MENU To change settings, press Press to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press Selecting The Applications Menu includes the following options: Applications Option Options Memory Stick You can also access the...
  • Page 101 Option To go directly to programming Timer 1 or 2, press instead of pressing b. To return to the Timer Menu after programming one of the Timers, press when the highlight is in the channel number field. To return to the Timer Menu after setting the Current Time, press...
  • Page 102: Contacting Sony

    Other Information Overview This chapter includes the following topics: Topic Glossary Contacting Sony Troubleshooting Specifications Optional Accessories Index Page...
  • Page 103: 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 TV has a 16:9 (widescreen) aspect ratio, as opposed to a 4:3 aspect ratio.
  • Page 104: Remote Control

    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 105: Channels

    Channels Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Cannot receive upper channels (UHF) when using an antenna ❏ TV is fixed to one channel ❏ ❏ Cannot receive any channels when using cable TV ❏ Cannot receive or select channels ❏ Some digital cable channels are not being displayed ❏...
  • Page 106: Memory Stick

    Memory Stick Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Image does not display/Cannot see all files ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ JPEG image displays undesirable motion or flicker in full screen ❏ Rotation not saved after Memory Stick is ejected or ❏ Memory Stick Viewer is closed ❏...
  • Page 107: Audio

    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. The quality of the movie when enlarged depends on the resolution of the MPEG1 file.
  • Page 108: Video

    Cannot operate Menu ❏ Lost password If your TV does not turn on, and a red light keeps flashing, your TV may need service. Call your local Sony Service Center. Make sure the power cord is plugged in. Press the POWER button on the front of the TV.
  • Page 109 Problem Possible Remedies ❏ TV makes “popping” sound when turned on ❏ TIMER/STAND BY LED on front panel is lit ❏ Digital cable box does not work ❏ Cannot record digital channels to VCR This is a normal sound that results from the TV automatically degaussing each time it is turned on.
  • Page 110: Specifications

    Specifications Projection System Picture Tube Projection Lenses Antenna Television System Channel Coverage Power Requirements Inputs/Outputs HDMI IN Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) Component Video Input CONTROL S (IN/OUT) Variable/Fixed Audio (OUT) Digital Audio Optical Output PCM/Dolby Digital CableCARD Slot Supplied Accessories Screen Size (measured diagonally) Speaker Output...
  • Page 111: Optional Accessories

    Optional Accessories Accessory Cables Description Model Number Audio/Video VMC-810/820/830 HG Audio RKC-515HG Component Video VMC-10/30 HG...
  • Page 112: Index

    Index 0-9 buttons 48 4:3 Default settings 88 Advanced Video 85 Alternate Audio 58 Alternate Video 58 ANT button 49 antenna, connecting 18 Audio Menu 83 Audio Out 87 AUDIO OUT jack 16 audio receiver, connecting 36 Auto Program (channel setup) Auto SAP, MTS setting 86 balance, adjusting 86 bass, adjusting 86...
  • Page 113 Language, setting 95 Memory Stick features 67 Index 72 indicator (LED) 14 inserting 70 insertion slot 14 panning photos 76 photo options 75 playing movies 77 precautions 82 removing 71 rotating photos 76 slide show options 79 troubleshooting 103 viewing photos 74 zooming photos 76 Memory Stick Viewer 10 MENU button 49...

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