Should you experience a problem with this receiver, please refer to the trouble shooting section on page 21. If you are unable to rectify the problem, contact the Sony UK helpline on Please ensure you have the following information available before calling...
If the plug supplied with this equipment has a detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse cover after you change the fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony service centre. How to replace the Fuse Open the fuse compartment with a flat blade screwdriver, and replace the fuse.
Text.fm Page 2 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Safety information This receiver can be operated in the upright position with the supplied stand attached, or in the horizontal position. Please follow the precautions below to ensure the safety of your receiver is not compromised in any way.
Text.fm Page 4 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Overview of the remote control PROG TV/STB RADIO ♥ BACK MENU PROG DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL RECEIVER RM-X800 Overview of the remote control 1 Mute button qs Standby button Press to mute the sound on your TV.
Text.fm Page 5 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM PROG TV/STB RADIO ♥ BACK MENU PROG DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL RECEIVER RM-X800 Remote control Accessories supplied RF Loopthrough cable Batteries Fully wired Scart lead Stand Accessories supplied...
Text.fm Page 6 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Receiver overview and connections Rear view Audio line out (combined digital Optical/Analogue output) TV Scart socket VCR Scart socket RF OUT socket RF IN socket Fixing the stand Clip the stand over the rear of the receiver as shown, then push down into the fixing holes to secure.
Text.fm Page 7 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Connecting your TV and VCR Note: Before connecting your TV and VCR, ensure all equipment is disconnected from the mains supply. VTX-D800 VTX-D800 Loop through cable Connecting a Hi-Fi etc. Connect your Hi-Fi to the audio output socket of the receiver as shown.
Text.fm Page 8 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Getting started Automatic tuning procedure Getting started Having connected your receiver as shown on page 7, connect all the equipment to the mains supply and switch on your TV. When the indicating light on the receiver turns red, press the l/1 button on the remote control.
Text.fm Page 9 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM All the menus of this receiver are accessed from the main menu using the remote control. Favourites List Using the menu system Press the MENU button to display the main menu. Use the following buttons to operate the menu: - Press the V or v button to highlight the required option.
Text.fm Page 10 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Using the menu system Settings Option Language This option allows you to set the language the menus appear in. Country This option allows you to set the receiver to the country you are in. This setting determines the order that channels are stored during tuning.
Text.fm Page 11 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Parental Control Using the menu system The Parental Control menu allows you to lock certain channels you consider unsuitable and to set an age limit so that any programme classed above that age by the broadcaster is restricted.
Text.fm Page 12 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Using the menu system Tuning Using the menu system The Tuning menu allows you to tune your receiver automatically or manually and also change the order of the programmes on display. During these procedures you may be requested to enter your PIN.
Text.fm Page 13 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Tuning Using the menu system Programme Sort This option allows you to change the channel order in the on- screen programme list. With ‘Tuning’ highlighted in the main menu, press the OK button.
‘Software Upgrade’ and press the OK button. Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Off’ and press the OK button to confirm. Note: Sony recommend that you always leave this option set to ‘On’. Upgrades will only occur when the receiver is switched on and is out of Standby.
Text.fm Page 15 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM The EPG The EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) provides a quick and easy way to: a) View a complete list of all available channels b) View a channel list related to a chosen category c) Set a programme to be recorded Press the button to display the EPG.
Text.fm Page 16 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Other features The EPG Other features To select a programme for recording or timed display With the EPG on display, press the V, v, B and b buttons to highlight a future programme, then press the OK button.
Text.fm Page 17 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Programme information The programme information display provides a quick and easy way to: a) View descriptions of the programmes being broadcast now and next on the current channel b) View descriptions of the programmes being broadcast now and next on the other channels c) Preview another channel in the background or change to that channel...
Text.fm Page 18 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Other features Digital Text Other features Viewing a digital text service Many digital TV channels broadcast information via their text service. This digital service includes high quality digital text and graphics along with advanced navigation options. Additionally, this receiver has access to dedicated text channels transmitted by the broadcasters.
Notes on connecting SMARTLINK and other equipment PLEASE NOTE: This product includes new SMARTLINK functions for control of a digital receiver in a SMARTLINK system. These functions may not work with existing Sony SMARTLINK products, but are designed to work with future Sony SMARTLINK products.
Text.fm Page 21 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Specifications Transmission standards DVB-T Channel coverage UHF channels B21 - B69 TV scart 21 pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) with SMARTLINK support VCR scart 21 pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) with SMARTLINK support and synchro record Audio output socket Digital optical output (PCM using a mini TOS lead) or analogue line-out...
Text.fm Page 22 Tuesday, April 27, 2004 8:21 AM Digital TV Channel List Only the main transmitters are listed. For further details or updates refer to the web site www.BBC.co.uk/reception/TV_transmitters/ MAIN TRANSMITTERS BBC ITV&C4 SDN MuxB MuxC MuxD London & South East 1 Bluebell Hill 2 Crystal Palace 3 Dover...
Text.fm Page 23 Monday, April 19, 2004 2:32 PM Accessories supplied Connecting a Hi-Fi Connecting your TV and VCR Country, setting Digital text Selecting Viewing Digital TV channel list Category list Recording a programme To cancel a recording Favourites list Adding channels Deleting channels To view a different list...
2. This guarantee will not reimburse nor cover the damage For further information, please contact Sony Customer Information Centre at the following address or telephone number: Model Name and...