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4-094-487-11

High Definition

Projection TV
Operating Instructions
© 2003 Sony Corporation
KDP-51WS550 KDP-57WS550
KDP-65WS550
Sony Corporation
Printed in U.S.A.

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  • Page 1: High Definition

    4-094-487-11 High Definition Projection TV Operating Instructions © 2003 Sony Corporation KDP-51WS550 KDP-57WS550 KDP-65WS550 Sony Corporation Printed in U.S.A.
  • 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

    Sony Corporation. ClearEdge VM, HD Detailer, and Uniform Brightness Screen are trademarks of Sony Corporation. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony Corporation and used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an i.LINK connector may not communicate with each other.
  • 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 Digital Projection TV Welcome ... 9 Setting Up the Digital Projection TV Overview ...11 Carrying Your Projection TV...12 Installing the TV ...12 TV Controls and Connectors...13 Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna...18 Connecting Optional Equipment ...23 Connecting a Device with an Optical IN Connector ...39 Using the CONTROL S Feature ...40 Setting Up the Channel List ...41...
  • Page 7 Using the Remote Control Using the Features Using the Digital Program Guide Overview ...45 Inserting Batteries...45 Button Descriptions ...46 Outside Panel ...46 Inside Panel ...48 Programming the Remote Control ...49 Using Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control ...51 All Equipment...51 Operating a VCR ...51 Operating a Satellite Receiver ...51 Operating a Cable Box...52...
  • Page 8 Using the Memory Stick Viewer Using i.LINK About Memory Stick ...67 Features ...67 Memory Stick Compatibility ...68 File Compatibility ...68 Trademark Information ...68 Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick ...69 Inserting a Memory Stick ...69 Inserting the Memory Stick Duo...70 Removing a Memory Stick ...71 Using the Memory Stick Index ...72 Using the Memory Stick Index ...73...
  • Page 9 Using the Screen Menu ...96 Using the Channel Menu ...98 Using the Parent Menu...100 Using the Setup Menu ... 103 Overview ...107 Glossary ... 108 Contacting Sony ... 109 Troubleshooting... 109 Twin View ... 109 Remote Control ...110 Channels ...110 Memory Stick ... 111 Audio ...112...
  • Page 10: Introducing The Digital Projection Tv

    Introducing the Digital Projection TV Welcome This chapter describes the contents of the package in which the TV is shipped and provides an overview of the features of your Digital Projection TV. Package Contents Along with your new projection TV, the package contains a remote control and two AA batteries.
  • Page 11 ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ *High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection ™ : Using the Multi-Image Driver (MIDX), Twin View Twin View allows you to watch two programs side by side, with the ability to zoom in one picture. You can watch pictures from two different sources (1080i, 720p, 480p, and 480i) simultaneously.
  • Page 12: Setting Up The Digital Projection Tv

    Setting Up the Digital Projection TV Overview This chapter includes illustrated instructions for setting up your TV. Topic Carrying Your Projection TV Installing the TV 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 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. The TV is equipped with casters for easy movement on a hard surface. Be sure to move your projection TV using the casters. The TV includes handles that you can use to carry the unit (KDP-65WS550 only).
  • Page 14: Tv Controls And Connectors

    TV Controls and Connectors To access the front video panel, push up and then release. The panel drops down automatically. Front Video Controls 1 i.LINK 2 S VIDEO 3 VIDEO/L(MONO)- ACCE ACCE STICK STICK TIME TIME STAN STAN i.LINK i.LINK STAN STAN CHAN...
  • Page 15: Front Panel

    Front Panel ACCESS ACCESS MEMORY MEMORY STICK STICK POWER POWER TIMER/ TIMER/ STAND BY STAND BY i.LINK i.LINK STANDBY STANDBY CHANNEL CHANNEL VOLUME TV/VIDEO TV/VIDEO FLASH FLASH FOCUS FOCUS...
  • Page 16 Item Description 1 MEMORY STICK When lit, indicates that the Memory Stick is being ACCESS LED read. (Do not remove the Memory Stick when the indicator is lit.) 2 MEMORY STICK Memory Stick insertion slot. For details, see “Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick” on page 69. 3 POWER Press to turn on and off the TV.
  • Page 17: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel VIDEO IN MONITOR S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO DVI - HDTV IN HD/DVD IN AUDIO (1080i/720p/480p/480i) (VAR/FIX) AUDIO AUDIO CONTROL S VIDEO TS/DV/MICROMV DIGITAL AUDIO SERVICE (OPTICAL) ONLY PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL...
  • Page 18 S VIDEO. S VIDEO provides better picture quality than either composite video (1) or VHF/UHF (6) connections. qa 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 19: Basic Connections: Connecting A Cable Or Antenna

    Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna The way in which you will connect your TV varies, depending on how your home receives a signal (cable, cable box, antenna) and whether or not you plan to connect a VCR. If You Are Connecting Cable or Antenna Only ❏...
  • Page 20: Cable Or Antenna Only

    Cable or Antenna For best results, use one of the following connections if you are connecting a Only cable or an antenna and you: ❑ ❑ 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 21: 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 22: Cable Box And Cable Only

    Cable Box and For best results, use this connection if: ❑ Cable Only ❑ With this connection you can: ❑ ❑ CATV cable About Using This Connection with Dual Picture (Twin View, etc.) Features With this connection, you can use all the dual picture features for unscrambled channels coming directly into the TV’s CABLE input jack.
  • Page 23: Cable Box Only

    Cable Box Only For best results, use this connection if: ❑ ❑ With this connection you can: ❑ About Using This Connection with Dual Picture (Twin View, etc.) Features With this connection, all channels come into the TV through your cable box and only one unscrambled signal is sent to the TV, so you cannot use the dual picture features.
  • Page 24: 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 Two VCRs for Tape Editing Satellite Receiver Satellite Receiver and VCR DVD Player with Component Video Connectors DVD Player with S VIDEO and Audio Connectors...
  • Page 25: Vcr And Cable

    VCR and Cable For best results, use this connection if: ❑ About Using This Connection with Dual Picture (Twin View, etc.) Features With this connection, you can use all the dual picture features. To connect the VCR and cable Using S VIDEO jacks? See page 23.
  • 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 49-50. Activate the TV remote Open the outside cover, as shown on page 48. Then set the A/V slide switch control to operate the VCR to the position you programmed for the VCR.
  • Page 27: Vcr And Cable Box

    VCR and Cable Box For best results, use this connection if: ❑ About Using This Connection with Dual Picture (Twin View, etc.) Features With this connection, you can use all the dual picture features. With this connection you can: ❑ ❑...
  • 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 49-50. Activate the remote control to...
  • Page 29: Two Vcrs For Tape Editing

    Two VCRs for Tape Connecting two VCRs lets you record from one VCR to the other. By Editing connecting them as shown below, you can view (monitor) what is being recorded. Using To connect two VCRs for tape editing S VIDEO jacks? See page 23.
  • Page 30 Press recorded illustration above). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony VCR, you must program the remote control. See to operate the VCR(s) “Programming the Remote Control” on pages 49-50. Activate the TV remote Open the outside cover, as shown on page 48. Then set the A/V slide switch control to operate the VCR(s) to the position you programmed for the VCR.
  • Page 31: Satellite Receiver

    Satellite Receiver To connect a satellite receiver Using S VIDEO jacks? See page 23. HD/DVD IN AUDIO VIDEO IN MONITOR (1080i/720p/480p/480i) (VAR/FIX) S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO CONTROL S 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.
  • Page 32 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 49-50. Press SAT/CABLE FUNCTION.
  • Page 33: Satellite Receiver And Vcr

    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 49-50. receiver or VCR...
  • Page 34: Satellite Antenna

    HD/DVD IN AUDIO VIDEO IN MONITOR (1080i/720p/480p/480i) (VAR/FIX) S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO CONTROL S Cables are often color-coded to connectors. Connect red to red, white to white, etc. A/V cable DVI - HDTV IN VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO (OPTICAL) PCM/DOLBY DIGITAL Satellite receiver AUDIO...
  • Page 35: Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    DVD Player with For best results, use this connection if your DVD player has Component component video (Y, P Video Connectors To connect a DVD player with component video connectors Component video cables VIDEO IN MONITOR S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO DVD player Audio cable...
  • Page 36 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 49-50. Activate the TV remote Open the outside cover, as shown on page 48.
  • Page 37: 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 49-50. Activate the TV remote Open the outside cover, as shown on page 48.
  • Page 38: 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 Using rear A/V input jacks. S VIDEO jacks? ✍ See page 23. To connect a camcorder TV Front Video Panel S400 DV/MICROMV...
  • Page 39: 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 VIDEO IN MONITOR S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO Receiver To line input Use an audio cable to connect the TV’s audio output jacks to the audio receiver’s line input jacks.
  • 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. ❑ VIDEO IN MONITOR S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO...
  • 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: Setting Up The Channel List

    Setting Up the Channel List After you finish connecting the TV, you need to run the Auto Program feature, which automatically creates a list of available analog and digital channels. The Auto Program screens appear when you turn on your TV for the first time after hooking it up. Using Auto To run Auto Program the first time you turn on your TV Program...
  • Page 43: 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 they do not converge, the color is poor and the picture blurs. Before you use your TV, be sure to adjust the convergence.
  • Page 44: 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 103. Before adjusting the convergence manually for the first time, you must first perform Flash Focus (as described on page 42).
  • Page 45: Notes On Adjusting The Convergence Manually

    ❑ Notes on Adjusting the Convergence ❑ Manually ❑ ❑ Allow the TV to warm up for about 30 minutes before you adjust the convergence. For best results, stand about 3 to 5 feet back 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 46: 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 Inserting Batteries ✍ Outside Panel Inside Panel 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 47: Button Descriptions

    Press to display the Favorite Channels list. For details, see page 60. qg CODE SET Press to program the remote control to operate non- Sony video equipment. For details, see “Programming the Remote Control” on page 49. VOL+ appears. While the Sleep feature is...
  • Page 48 Button Description qh POWER SAT/CABLE: Press to turn on and off the satellite receiver Buttons or cable box. Press to turn on and off the TV. qj FUNCTION The indicator lights up momentarily when pressed to Buttons show which equipment the remote control is operating: SAT/CABLE: Press to have the remote control operate the...
  • Page 49: Inside Panel

    VCR or DVD player, depending on the position of the A/V slide switch. For details, see page 49. VCR and DVD buttons require that you first program the remote (page 49), if the VCR and DVD player are not Sony brand. Button Description...
  • Page 50: Programming The Remote Control

    VHS VCR MUTING SLEEP SAT/CABLE POWER DVD player TV/VCR VCR/DVD If you have video equipment other than Sony brand that you want to SYSTEM i.LINK control with the TV’s remote control, use the following procedure to program the remote control. ✍...
  • Page 51 Manufacturer’s Codes VCRs Manufacturer Code Sony 301, 302, 303 Admiral (M. Ward) Aiwa 338, 344 Audio 314, 337 Dynamic Broksonic 319, 317 Canon 309, 308 Citizen Craig 302, 332 Criterion Curtis Mathes 304, 338, 309 Daewoo 341, 312, 309 314, 336, 337...
  • Page 52: 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 53: Operating A Cable Box

    Operating a Cable To Do This ... Activate the remote control to operate the cable box Turn on/off Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Operating a DVD To Do This ... Player Activate the remote control to operate the DVD Play Stop Pause...
  • Page 54: Using The Features

    Using the Features Overview This chapter describes how to use the features of your TV. Topic Watching TV Using the Scrolling Index Using Wide Mode Using Twin View Using Favorite Channels Using the Freeze Function Page...
  • Page 55: 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 45-50. Turn on/off the TV Tune directly to a channel Adjust the volume Mute the sound Alternate back and forth between two channels...
  • Page 56: Using The Scrolling Index

    Using the Scrolling Index The Scrolling Index lets you select programs from a series of preview windows that scroll along the right side of the screen. To exit the Scrolling Index ❑ Factors Affecting Scrolling Index ❑ Scrolling Index feature does not function if you use a cable box to view all channels. ❑...
  • Page 57: Using Wide Mode

    Using Wide 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 ❑ Screen menu. For details, see page 96. Example Description Wide Zoom picture proportionately;...
  • Page 58: 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 59: Activating The Picture

    Activating the To activate the picture in the right Picture window ❑ Functions Available in the Active (Highlighted) Window To Do This ... Tune directly to a channel Adjust the volume Mute the sound Switch the TV’s input between sources connected to the TV’s VHF/UHF and CABLE inputs Switch the TV’s input between sources connected to the TV’s...
  • Page 60: Changing The Picture Size

    Changing the The zoom feature lets you vary the relative size of the left and right Picture Size pictures. Move the joystick to activate the picture that you want to resize. Move the joystick to enlarge the picture. Move the joystick to make the picture smaller.
  • Page 61: 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. Creating a List of Favorite Channels For details on using the Channel Menu, see page 98. ✍ Displaying a List of Favorite Channels...
  • Page 62: Using The Freeze Function

    Using the Freeze Function picture. You can use this feature to write down information such as phone numbers, recipes, etc. ✍ button allows you to temporarily capture a program’s FREEZE The Freeze feature is not available while you are using the Twin View. When the program information you want to capture is displayed, press FREEZE...
  • Page 64: Using The Digital Program Guide

    Using the Digital Program Guide Displaying the Digital Program Guide This TV is equipped to show digital programming, if a digital signal is present. The digital program guide and menus let you review program information, select digital channels and subchannels, set up your TV’s digital programming, and enable digital closed captioning.
  • Page 65: Navigating The Digital Program Menus

    Navigating the Four digital menus are available on the digital program guide. Digital Program Digital Program Menu Menus Using the Guide Menu Using the Program Options Menu Using the Caption Vision Menu Using the Digital Setup Menu To navigate to these menus and through the available options: Using the Guide The Guide menu allows you to select digital channels and subchannels from a dropdown list.
  • Page 66: Using The Caption Vision Menu

    Using the Caption The Caption Vision menu allows you to turn on/off digital closed Vision Menu captioning, and to modify how digital closed captioning is shown on your TV. Depending on the program, digital closed captioning will be available in a number of different languages, aspect ratios, and reading levels.
  • Page 67: Customizing Caption Vision

    Customizing You can use the Digital Caption Setup menu to customize your TV’s Caption Vision Caption Vision. Select from the following options to change the visual characteristics of your TV’s digital closed captioning. A preview window displays a sample as you scroll through each option. Character Size Character Style Character Color...
  • Page 68: Using The Memory Stick Viewer

    Using the Memory Stick Viewer About Memory Stick Memory Stick (sold separately) is a new, compact, portable, and versatile Integrated Circuit recording medium with a data capacity that exceeds that of a floppy disk. Memory Stick is specially designed for sharing digital data among Memory Stick compatible products such as digital cameras and digital video cameras.
  • Page 69: Memory Stick Compatibility

    File Compatibility The Memory Stick Viewer is compatible with JPEG images taken with Sony digital still cameras and MPEG1 digital cameras and camcorders. In order to be viewable in the Memory Stick Viewer, the files must have the following file name...
  • Page 70: Inserting And Removing A Memory Stick

    Inserting and Removing a Memory Stick If you are using a Memory Stick Duo, see “Inserting the Memory Stick Duo” on page 70. Inserting a Memory Stick ✍ To remove the Memory Stick, see “Removing a Memory Stick” on page 71. Locate the Memory Stick slot and insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot as illustrated below.
  • Page 71: Inserting The Memory Stick Duo

    Inserting the Memory Stick Duo is a new, compact version of the standard-sized Memory Stick Duo Memory Stick recording medium. To remove the Memory Stick Duo, see “Removing a Memory Stick” on page 71. CAUTION: Inserting the Memory Stick Duo incorrectly may result in permanent damage to the Memory Stick Duo and the TV.
  • Page 72: Removing A Memory Stick

    Removing a To remove a Memory Stick Memory Stick ✍ When removing the Memory Stick, do not attempt to just pull it from its slot. Follow steps 1-3 (right). ✍ Check that the Memory Stick indicator is off. (When the light is on, this indicates that the TV is reading data from the Memory Stick.) Removing the Memory Stick while a file is being accessed (when the...
  • 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 69. ✍ 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 or movie Display the highlighted photo or movie file full screen Display the next page of thumbnails Display the previous or 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 Memory Stick...
  • Page 76: Photo Menu Bar Options

    Photo Menu The Photo menu bar lets you access additional photo viewing Bar Options options. To access the Photo menu bar Option Index Slide Show View File JPEG files that are protected are indicated by the Lock icon. Move the joystick to select Move the joystick to select the desired option.
  • Page 77: Using Zoom And Pan

    Using Zoom To Zoom and Pan a photo and Pan Indicates Zoom increment To Do This ... Zoom in (increase magnification) or out (decrease magnification) Pan (left, right, up, down) Exit the Zoom/Pan controls Exit Memory Stick Viewer Using Rotate To Rotate a photo The photo is rotated 90 degrees each time you press In the Photo menu bar, move the joystick to highlight...
  • Page 78: Playing Movies

    Playing Movies When you select a movie from the Memory Stick Index (described on page 72), it displays as shown below, with the following controls. Information about selected movie Selected movie Enlarge button Play/pause button Previous/next buttons Movie menu bar Movie Controls To Do This ...
  • Page 79: Movie Menu Bar Options

    Movie Menu To access the Movie menu bar Bar Options Option Index Slide Show File MPEG1 files that are protected are indicated by the Lock icon. Move the joystick Index to highlight Move the joystick to select Move the joystick to select the desired option. Description Displays the Memory Stick Index, with the highlight on the thumbnail of the currently displayed movie.
  • 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: Folder Menu Options

    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 Names Most Sony brand digital still and video cameras automatically record still photo and movie files using DCF compliant directory and file names. If you selected the Digital Camera Folders page 80, 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 84: Using I.link

    Sony Corporation and used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an i.LINK connector may not communicate with each other.
  • Page 85: Connecting I.link Devices

    Connecting i.LINK Devices ✍ To connect a digital i.LINK device (using only a digital signal) To connect an i.LINK device that supports an EIA-775A connection ✍ AUDIO VIDEO IN MONITOR (VAR/FIX) S VIDEO VIDEO (MONO) AUDIO CONTROL S Cables are often color-coded to connectors.
  • Page 86 Notes on Using This Connection To Do This ... Do This ... Set up a digital For digital i.LINK devices (devices that require only i.LINK device the i.LINK connection), no setup is necessary. The TV automatically recognizes the device as soon as the connection is made.
  • Page 87: Selecting An I.link Device

    Selecting an i.LINK Device Before an i.LINK device can be viewed, it must first be selected via the i.LINK Device List. ✍ i.LINK functions are not available while using the following TV features: Twin View, Freeze, Scrolling Index, and Memory Stick. ✍...
  • Page 88: Using The I.link Control Panel

    Using the i.LINK Control Panel After you select an i.LINK device using the Device List, the TV displays the i.LINK Control Panel, which allows you to use the TV's remote to control the selected i.LINK device. ✍ ✍ The DTV window appears only if the i.LINK menus were entered while watching a digital TV channel The i.LINK Control Panel displays the signal from the TV to the left...
  • Page 89: Notes About Controlling I.link Devices

    To Do This ... Go to the Device List Change the audio being played from the TV to the current selected device, and vice versa Play a recording from the selected i.LINK camcorder or digital VCR Fast-forward or rewind a recording from the selected i.LINK camcorder or digital VCR Record from TV to the selected...
  • Page 90: I.link Setup

    i.LINK Setup You can use the i.LINK Control Panel to access digital setup options, some of which are also available through the Digital Program Guide (described on page 63). To Do This ... Do This ... Set up the selected device Move the joystick to highlight Set up Caption Vision Once i.LINK Setup has been selected, move the joystick to...
  • Page 92: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Overview The Menu gives you access to the following features: Menu Icon Press MENU to enter and exit Menus. Navigating Through Menus To Do This ... Display the Menu Move through the Menus Move through the Menu options Menus include navigation Select an option to change help text that appears at the...
  • Page 93: Using The Video Menu

    Using the Video Menu To select the Video Menu To restore the factory default settings for the Video settings (excluding Advanced Video) of the Mode (Vivid, Standard, etc.) the TV is set to: ❑ Selecting Video The Video Menu includes the following options: Options Option Mode...
  • Page 94 Option Advanced To change quickly from one Video DRC Mode to another, use the DRC MODE button on the remote control. Advanced Video options are not available (grayed out) when watching 480p, 720p, and 1080i sources. To change quickly from one DRC Palette to another, use the DRC PALETTE button on the...
  • Page 95: Using The Audio Menu

    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 To change quickly from one Effect Effect to another, use the button on the inside panel of the...
  • Page 96 Option Description Speaker Select to turn on the TV speakers. Select to turn off the TV speakers and listen to the TV's sound only through your external audio system speakers. Audio Out This option can be set only when the to Off.
  • Page 97: Using The Screen Menu

    Using the Screen Menu To select the Screen Menu Selecting Screen The Screen menu includes the following options: Mode Options Option Wide Mode To change from one Wide Select a Wide Mode to another, use the WIDE Mode to use for MODE button on the remote 4:3 sources...
  • Page 98 Option 4:3 Default 4:3 Default is set to Select the default anything but Off, the Wide Mode Screen Mode to setting changes only for the use for 4:3 sources current channel. When you change channels (or inputs), Wide Mode is automatically replaced with the 4:3 Default setting.
  • Page 99: Using The Channel Menu

    Using the Channel Menu To select the Channel Menu Selecting Channel The Channel Menu includes the following options: Options Option Favorite Channels Channel Fix Useful when you have a cable box or satellite receiver connected Auto Program Digital Channel Channel Channels that you set to be Skip/Add skipped can be accessed only...
  • Page 100 Option Description Channel Label Allows you to assign labels (such as station call letters) to channel numbers. You can label up to 40 channels. Move the joystick to highlight Move the joystick numbers. Then press number that you want to assign a label. Move the joystick to highlight Move the joystick characters (A-Z, 0-9, etc.).
  • Page 101: Using The Parent Menu

    Using the Parent Menu The Parent Menu allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels. To select the Parent Menu Selecting Parent The Parent Menu includes the following options: Options Option Parental Lock If you are not familiar with Turn ratings...
  • Page 102: Viewing Blocked Programs

    US Models: For US models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following Selecting Custom options. (For Canadian models, see page 102.) 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 103 Canadian Models: For Canadian models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the Selecting Custom following options. (For US models, see page 101 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 ENTER password.
  • Page 104: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Setup Menu To select the Setup Menu Selecting The Setup Menu includes the following options: Setup Options Option Caption Vision Caption Vision options in the Setup Menu apply only to analog programs. To set up closed captioning for digital programs, see “Using the Caption Vision Menu”...
  • Page 105 Option Video Label Skip label is useful for inputs that do not have equipment connected to them. Language Clock/Timers To go directly to programming Timer 1 or 2, press instead of moving the joystick Description Allows you to identify A/V equipment you connected to the TV, such as a VCR, DVD, etc.
  • Page 106 Option Clock/Timers (continued) You can also access Flash Focus by pressing the FLASH Flash Focus FOCUS button on the front panel of the TV. For details, see Convergence pages 14-15. i.LINK Standby Demo Description Current Time Press to select Current Time. Move the joystick to set the current time (day, hour, and minute).
  • Page 108: Overview

    Other Information Overview This chapter includes the following topics: Topic Glossary Contacting Sony Troubleshooting Specifications Optional Accessories Index Page...
  • Page 109: 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 110: Contacting Sony

    Contacting Sony If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your Sony television, please call our Customer Information Services Center at 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (US residents only) or (416) 499-SONY (7669) (Canadian residents only).
  • Page 111: Remote Control

    There may be more than one code for the equipment that you are attempting to operate. There is a possibility that some non-Sony equipment cannot be operated by your Sony TV remote.You may need to use the equipment’s original remote control.
  • Page 112: 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 113: Audio

    Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Error message ❏ is displayed ❏ ❏ Error icon is displayed Audio Problem Possible Remedies ❏ Good picture, ❏ no sound ❏ Cannot gain enough volume when using a cable box ❏ Sound seems weak or insufficient ❏...
  • Page 114: Video

    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. POWER Press the button on the front of the TV.
  • Page 115: General

    General Problem Possible Remedies ❏ How to reset TV to factory settings ❏ How to restore Video settings to factory settings ❏ How to restore Audio settings to factory settings ❏ Cannot cycle through the other video equipment connected to the TV ❏...
  • Page 116: Specifications

    Specifications Projection System Picture Tube Projection Lenses Antenna Television System Channel Coverage Power Requirements Inputs/Outputs DVI-HDTV Video (IN) S Video (IN) Audio (IN) Component Video Input Digital Audio Optical Output PCM/Dolby Digital CONTROL S (IN/OUT) i.LINK Variable/Fixed Audio (OUT) Supplied Accessories Screen Size (measured diagonally) Speaker Output Dimensions (W x H x D)
  • Page 117: Optional Accessories

    Optional Accessories ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ A/V Cable (VMC-810/820/830 HG) Audio Cable (RKC-515HG) Component Video Cable (VMC-10/30 HG) Control S Cable (RK-G69HG) i.LINK cables: VMC-IL4415 (4-pin to 4-pin, 1.5 meters); VMC- IL4435 (4-pin to 4-pin, 3.5 meters)
  • Page 118: Index

    Index 0-9 buttons 16:9 aspect ratio 4:3 aspect ratio 4:3 Default settings Add Digital Channels Advanced Video Alternate Audio Alternate Video ANT button antenna, connecting Audio Menu Audio Out audio receiver, connecting Auto Program (channel setup) Auto SAP, MTS setting balance, adjusting bass, adjusting batteries, inserting in remote...
  • Page 119 hue, adjusting – i.LINK i.LINK button I.LINK jack, described i.LINK Standby i.LINK/AV1-3/DVD slide switch INDEX button Infrared Receiver interlaced joystick JUMP button label, channels Language, setting MDP, using with TV remote control Memory Stick button 47 Duo 70 features 67 Index 72 indicator (LED) 15 inserting 69...
  • Page 120 TV/VIDEO button Twin View button 47 described 10 – using 57 Variable audio setting using with TV remote control 51 with cable box, connecting with cable, connecting 24 with satellite receiver, connecting 32 VCR/DVD button Vertical Center, adjusting VHF/UHF jack, described VIDEO (L/R)/AUDIO jacks, described Video Menu...
  • Page 122: Limited Warranty

    1. LABOR: For a period of 90 days from the date of purchase, if this Product is determined to be defective, Sony will repair or replace the Product, at its option, at no charge, or pay the labor charges to any Sony authorized service facility.

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