WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the 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 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 Safeguards For your protection, please read these instructions completely, and keep this manual for future reference. Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, cautions and instructions placed on the set or described in the operating instructions or service manual. WARNING To guard against injury, the following basic safety precautions should be observed in the installation, use...
Installation Water and Moisture Do not use power-line operated sets near water — for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc. Accessories Do not place the set on an unstable cart, stand, table or shelf.
Lightning For added protection for this television receiver during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna. This will prevent damage to the receiver due to lightning and power-line surges.
Contents Introducing the Sony Projection TV Presenting the Sony Projection TV...8 Using this manual ...9 Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Contents ...10 Inserting Batteries into the Remote Control ...10 Carrying Your Projection TV ...10 Installing the Projection TV...11 Connector Types ...12 Projection TV Controls and Connectors ...13...
Introducing the Sony Projection TV Presenting the Sony Projection TV Thank you for purchasing the Sony Projection TV. This manual is for models KP-51HW40 and KP-57HW40. Model KP-51HW40 is used for illustration purposes. Features Some of the features that you will enjoy with your new projection TV include: ™...
(16:9 aspect ratio). Auto Wide: Allows you to select the wide screen mode automatically. ™ Flash Focus : Allows you to adjust convergence automatically. Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Using the Features Using the menus Introducing the Sony Projection TV...
Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Contents The box contains your new projection TV, a remote control and two AA batteries. No peripheral cables are included. If you intend to add additional equipment to your projection TV, please check the hookup instructions for your desired setup before you begin.
Audio (Left) - White 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. Plug Type Push into connection.
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.
Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Projection TV Rear and Front Panel Rear of projection TV Connectors Front of projection TV...
(VAR/FIX) video component. L (MONO)/R 9 CONTROL S To control other Sony equipment with the projection TV's IN/OUT remote control, connect the CONTROL S IN jack of the equipment to the CONTROL S OUT jack on the projection TV with the CONTROL S cable.
Installing and Connecting the Projection TV 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); older homes to Cable or an probably have 300-ohm twin lead cable (see B);...
Cable Box Cable Box and Cable This is the preferred basic cable TV hookup to use if: Connections With this setup you can: Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Your cable TV company scrambles some channels, but not all of them (pay channels vs.
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 68). To change channels using the cable box, set your projection TV to channel 3 or 4 depending on the cable box channel output. If you will be...
Connecting a VCR and Cable Use this hookup if: Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. Rear of Projection TV VIDEO (yellow) S VIDEO AUDIO-L (white) AUDIO-R (red) Installing and Connecting the 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 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” on page 68.
VIDEO (yellow) AUDIO-L (white) S VIDEO AUDIO-R (red) Rear of 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 channeles on the VCR. Set your projection TV and VCR to channel 3 or 4, depending on your cable box channel output.
Installing and Connecting the 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 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 projection TV VIDEO (yellow) AUDIO-L (white) AUDIO-R (red) VIDEO VMC-810S/820S (not supplied) YC-15V/30V (not supplied) Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver’s SATELLITE IN jack.
Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Connecting a Satellite Receiver with a VCR AUDIO-R (red) S VIDEO AUDIO-L (white) VIDEO (yellow) VMC-810S/820S (not supplied) Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. 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 projection TV’s AUDIO OUT (VAR/FIX) jacks to the audio receiver’s audio LINE IN jacks. Rear of projection TV Installing and Connecting the Projection TV AUDIO-R AUDIO-L (red)
Installing and Connecting the 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 Use the VIDEO IN 5 or 6 connections.
Connecting a DVD Player with A/V Connectors Use this hookup if: Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. DVD player Installing and Connecting the 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 26.
Installing and Connecting the 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 projection TV.
Connecting a Camcorder For easy connection of the camcorder, the projection TV has front Audio and Video inputs (shown below). However, if you prefer, you can also connect the camcorder to the projection TV’s rear Audio and Video IN jacks. Using AUDIO and S VIDEO cables, connect the camcorder’s Audio and S VIDEO OUT jacks to the projection TV’s AUDIO and S VIDEO IN jacks.
Installing and Connecting the 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 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 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 feature...
Installing and Connecting the Projection TV Setting Up the Projection TV Automatically After you finish connecting your projection TV, you can run Auto Setup to set up your channels. The Auto Setup screen appears when you turn your projection TV on for the first time after installing it. If you do not want to set up the channels at this time, you can do it later by using the Auto Program feature in the Channel menu (see page 54).
Adjusting the Convergence Automatically – FLASH FOCUS™ – The projection tube image appears on the screen in three colors (red, green and blue). If they do not converge, the color is poor and the picture blurs. Before you use your projection TV, be sure to adjust the convergence. The FLASH FOCUS feature allows you to adjust the convergence automatically.
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.
To scan rapidly through the channels, press and hold down CH+ or CH–. Button Description qd POWER Turn on and off the projection TV and other audio/video buttons equipment you have programmed into the remote control. (GREEN) For instructions, see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 68.
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 68. 9 POWER Press to turn on the DVD/VCR player you have programmed into the remote control.
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 1 TV (FUNCTION) Projection TV Activates the remote control for use with the projection TV. Operations 2 ANT—...
Using the Features qa DISPLAY Press to display the channel number, current time and channel label (if set). To turn the display off, press 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 will skip the video input you selected (see “Video Label”...
Watching the Digital TV When you have connected the DTV receiver, you can enjoy digital TV programs. This projection TV is capable of receiving the 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i digital TV formats. To view a digital TV program This projection TV is not capable of displaying a native 720p format signal.
Using the Features 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: Your Favorite Channel options can be set automatically or manually. The factory setting for Favorite Channel is Auto.
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.
Using the Features 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.
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) Move the joystick left to activate the left picture (if not already activated). Move the joystick up to enlarge the picture and...
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 button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s picture. FREEZE When the program information you want to capture is displayed, press FREEZE The projection TV switches to Twin View mode and displays the “frozen”...
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 To change the direction of scrolling, move the joystick up or down once.
Using the Features To cancel Scrolling Channel Index Press Press The selected channel will be enlarged for normal viewing. again to resume normal viewing. Sound will only be heard from the center picrure. If one of the pictures received through Scrolling Channel Index is snowy, the entire screen may become unstable.
Using Wide Screen Mode Wide Screen Mode lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in several Wide Screen modes (16:9 aspect ratio). You can also access the Wide Mode settings in the Wide menu. For details, see page 55. When you change channels or inputs, the Wide Mode settings revert to Wide Zoom (or the 4:3 Default...
Using the Menus Overview Opening and choosing a menu: The menu gives you access to the following features: Menu Icon Description To end a menu session: Press MENU again. To end one menu session and move to another: Press the joystick B to return to the menu icons.
Using the Video Menu To select the Video Menu To restore the factory default settings for Picture, Brightness, Color, Hue, Sharpness and Color Temp Selecting Video The Video menu includes the following options. Options Option Mode To quickly and easily change from one Video Customized Mode to another, use the...
Using the Menus Option DRC Mode Digital Reality Creation Description Creates a high-resolution picture with 4x density, for high quality sources (i.e., DVD player, Satellite receiver). Interlaced Recommended for moving pictures. Progressive Recommended for still images and text. CineMotion Recommended for 24 frame-per-second films.
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 Effect A virtual surround system attempts to create Enjoy stereo, the same surround effect...
Using the Menus Option Speaker Audio Out Easy control of volume adjustments Description Select to turn on the projection TV speakers. Select to turn off the projection TV speakers and listen to the projection TV's sound only through your external audio system speakers. Variable The projection TV’s speakers are turned off, but the volume output from your audio system can still...
Using the Channel Menu To select the Channel Menu Selecting Channel The Channel menu includes the following options: Options Option Favorite Channel Auto Cable Press MENU Move the joystick to the Channel icon and press Use the joystick to scroll through the features.
Using the Menus Option Channel Fix Useful when you have a cable box or satellite receiver connected Auto Program Channel Skip/Add Channel Label Description “Fix” your projection TV’s channel setting to 3 or 4 and use the cable box, VCR or satellite receiver to change channels.
Using the Wide Menu To select the Wide menu Selecting Wide The Wide menu includes the following options: Options Option Wide Mode To change from one Wide Mode to another, Select a Wide use the WIDE MODE Mode to use for button on the remote 4:3 sources.
Using the Menus Option Vertical Center If 4:3 Default is set to anything but Off, the Wide Mode setting changes only for the current channel. When you change channels (or inputs), Wide Mode is automatically replaced with the 4:3 Default setting.
Using the Timer Menu To select the Timer menu To set the Current Time To set the Timer Before setting the timer, be sure to set your projection TV’s clock to the current time and Daylight Saving Mode. To reset the Clock or Timers Selecting Timer The Timer menu includes the following options: Options...
Using the Menus Using the Setup Menu To select the Setup Menu Selecting The Setup menu includes the following options: Setup Options Option Parental Control Allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to Caption Vision Press MENU Move the joystick to the Setup icon...
Option Description Video Label Allows you to label the audio/video components you connected to the 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 Menus Using the Parent The Parent menu allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to Menu their content and rating levels. These ratings are assigned by a federal rating board. Not all programs are rated.
Make sure that “Country” is selected, and press 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.
Using the Menus The Parent menu includes the following options. If you are not familiar Option with the Parental Parental Lock Guideline rating system, Turn ratings on/ you should select Child, off and select a Youth, or Young Adult to rating system help simplify the rating selection.
Using Custom If you want to select the ratings to be blocked from Custom, follow the Rating Options procedure below. Perform the steps 1 to 8 in “To select the rating” on page 60 to display the Parental Lock options. Move the joystick up or down to select “Custom,”...
Using the Menus Move the joystick left, then down, to select “TV Rating” or “Program,” and press The “TV Rating” setting menu appears. 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”...
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 match the extender will be blocked again.
Using the Menus To ensure maximum blocking capability, the age-based ratings should be blocked. If you choose to block unrated TV programs, please be aware that the following programs may be blocked: emergency broadcasts, political programs, sports, news, public service announcements, religious programs and weather.
Canadian custom rating options If you selected Canada as the country of residence on page 60, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. (If you selected U.S.A., see page 66.) Option Description English Rating All children. Children 8 years and older. General programming.
8 mm VCR VHS VCR DVD Player If you have video equipment other than Sony brand that you want to control with the projection TV’s remote control, use the following procedures to program the remote control. From the “Manufacturer’s Codes” listed on page 70, 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 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 Fast forward Rewind the tape Pause...
Other Information 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...
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...
Other Information Problem Possible Remedies Projection TV is fixed to one channel Double images or ghosts 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 Unable to select a channel...
Problem Possible Remedies 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 appear when you press TV/ VIDEO Both may be set to the same channel.
Other Information Specifications Projection System Picture Tube Projection Lenses Antenna 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 (R6) Batteries Optional Accessories AV Cable Audio Cable Control S Cable Component Video Cable AV Receiver Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. RM-Y909 2 supplied for remote control VMC-810/820/830 HG RKC-515HG RK-G69HG VMC-10/30 HG STR-V555ES or equivalent Other Information...
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) AV receiver, connecting to TV OUT Balance, adjusting Bass, adjusting Batteries, inserting in remote Bilingual audio Brightness, adjusting...
setting up 53 using 40 FAVORITES button Features Flash Focus described 9 performing 33 FREEZE button Freeze, using Front Panel Controls FUNCTION buttons (WHITE) – Hookups Hue, adjusting Inputs, labeling Installation of the projection TV JUMP button Jump, using Label channels 54 video inputs 59 MENU button...
Surround sound SYSTEM OFF button Time set current 57 set daylight saving 57 Timer menu Timer setting Treble, adjusting – Troubleshooting TV function button TV power button TV/VIDEO button Twin View™ activating a picture 41 described 8 using 41 connecting two, for tape editing 22 using with TV remote control 71 with cable box, connecting 20 with cable, connecting 19...