If you wish to move the TV after it has been connected to the stand assembly, please observe the following precautions: • Never attempt to lift the TV and the stand together. • Before lifting the TV from the stand, you must disconnect the securing strap on the rear of the TV (see illustration below).
This set is to operate on a 220-240V AC supply only. Take care not to connect too many appliances to the same power socket as this could result in fire or electric shock. Do not open the cabinet and the rear cover of the TV.
Thank you for choosing this Sony television. Please take time to read this instruction manual as it will help you to understand all the features available to you. Getting started Checking the accessories supplied ... 4 Inserting batteries into the remote control handset ... 4 Connecting your aerial and satellite...
Follow steps 1 - 6 to install your TV and view the TV programmes 1. Checking the accessories supplied Remote control Note: Please contact your local approved satellite installer for information regarding satellite and telephone connection. 2. Inserting batteries into the remote control handset Place a coin in the slot provided at the bottom of the remote control and turn anti clockwise to release...
3. Connecting your aerial and satellite Connecting a VCR to the TV Scart lead (not supplied) 4. Switching on the TV 1. Connect your existing aerial to the socket marked on the rear of the TV as shown. 2. Connect your satellite dish to the F-type socket marked 1.
Getting started 5. Automatically tuning the TV 1. When you switch on this TV for the first time, the Language/Country menu appears on screen with the word ‘English’ highlighted. Press the V or v buttons on the remote control to choose the language you require then press the OK button to confirm.
6. Press the BLUE button repeatedly to remove all digital menus from the TV screen. The analogue tuning display appears automatically and the TV begins to search for analogue signals. Once all signals have been captured and stored, the TV returns to normal operation and displays the digital programme captured on programme number 1.
Getting started Overview of the TV buttons The control buttons can be found on the right side of the TV. An expanded view is shown below. Programme Up or Down buttons Press to move to the next or preceding channel. Volume control buttons Press to increase or decrease the volume.
TV Guide which can be displayed on screen. You will be asked to press the GUIDE button when this happens. MODE button This remote operates not only Sony DVDs and VCRs, also those made manufacturers. Press this button to select the type of equipment you want to control.
Teletext Viewing a Digital text service Most digital TV channels broadcast information via their text service. This digital service includes high quality text and graphics along with advanced navigation options. Additionally, this TV has access to dedicated text channels transmitted by the broadcasting authorities. The appearance, content and navigation methods of all Digital text services are decided by the broadcaster.
Viewing a traditional text service Most analogue TV channels broadcast a text service. The index page (usually page 100) provides information on how to use the service. Please ensure you are receiving a strong signal or some text errors may occur. Switching on the text service 1.
NS1-13UK.fm Page 12 Tuesday, October 2, 2001 8:27 AM Teletext Using the text menu You can access more features by using the Text menu: 1. Press the 2. With the Text display on screen, press the MENU button to display the ‘Text’ menu. 3.
NS1-13UK.fm Page 13 Monday, October 1, 2001 3:33 PM Changing the screen format manually You can change the screen format manually to suit the broadcast you are watching. By pressing the button on the remote control you can choose from the 5 formats listed below. Wide- For 16:9 broadcasts.
The Info display This display gives you information both on the current programme being shown and on future programmes when available from the broadcaster (up to 24 hours ahead) . The Info display provides a brief description of the current programme, its channel number and the start and end time.
The Main Menu The following pages explain the digital menus and their operation. To check you are in digital mode, press the remote control. An Info display appears on screen providing brief details of both the current and next programme. If the display does not appear, press the DIGITAL/ button on the remote control before proceeding.
Digital features The Main Menu Wallpaper This feature allows you to customise the background patttern for all the Digital menus. 1. Press the 2. Press the v button to highlight ‘Wallpaper’ then press the OK button to confirm. 3. Press the V or v button to select your choice of wallpaper, then press OK to store. 4.
The Main menu Installation This option allows you to allocate a name to your satellite, change the settings, tune in the programmes or change the order of the stored programmes. 1. Press the 2. Press the V or v buttons to select ‘Installation’ then press the OK button to display the Installation menu.
Digital features The Main Menu Detailed set-up Use this option to change your PIN number, modem settings and languages etc. 1. Press the 2. Press the V or v button to highlight ‘Detailed Set-up’, then press the OK button to display the Detailed Set-up menu.
The Main Menu CA Set-up This feature allows you to access a pay per view service once you have obtained a Conditional Access Module (CAM) and a viewing card. Please contact your nearest pay-per-view supplier for details. 1. Switch off the TV and unplug from the mains. 2.
Digital features The Channel Index menu The Channel Index menu provides a quick and easy way to: a) View a complete list of the programmes available for selection. b) Obtain a preview of the programmes currently being broadcast. c) Store channels into a personal favourite list. d) Create a list relating to a category of programme, e.g.
The EPG menu The EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) menu provides a quick and easy way to: a) View a complete list of programmes available. b) Obtain a preview of the programmes currently being broadcast. c) Create a list relating to a category of programme, e.g. Sports or Movies. d) Record programmes.
The EPG menu To select a programme for recording or timed display With the EPG menu displayed press the V, v, B and b buttons to highlight a future programme you want, then press the YELLOW button to display the Timers pop-up menu. This option allows you to choose from a) Record, b) Wakeup or c) Manual.
The following pages explain the TV set up menus and their operation. Although most of these menus can be accessed whilst watching digital programmes, we recommend you switch to analogue mode to view all the menus. To check which mode you are in, press the button on your remote control.
* The ‘BBE High definition Sound System’ is manufactured by Sony Corporation under licence from BBE Sound, Inc. It is covered by U.S. Patent No. 4,638,258 and No. 4,482,866. The word ‘BBE’ and the BBE symbol are trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc.
Using the Features menu 1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu. 2. Press the v button to highlight the 3. Press the V or v button to select the option you wish to adjust, then press the b button to confirm. The table below explains the function of each option and which buttons to press for adjustment.
NS 23-30UK.fm Page 26 Wednesday, October 3, 2001 3:54 PM TV menu system Naming a programme With this feature you can name a programme using up to 5 characters (letters or numbers). 1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu. 2.
Using the Further Programme Preset menu The Further Programme Preset menu allows you to: a) set the volume level of an individual programme to be different from the rest, b) fine tune a programme to improve its reception or c) preset a scrambled signal applied to one of the AV sockets on the rear of the TV (e.g.
TV menu system Adjusting the picture rotation Due to the Earth’s magnetic field the picture can sometimes slant. This feature can correct this. 1. Press the MENU button to display the main menu. 2. Press the v button to highlight the 3.
Adjusting the picture geometry for an RGB source When viewing signals from an RGB source such as a Sony Playstation, it may be necessary to adjust the picture geometry. 1. Press the 2. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
TV menu system Manually tuning analogue signals You can manually add channels one by one to your TV using the following guidelines. Manual tuning also allows you to select inputs from the scart sockets (VCRs etc.) so that they can be viewed on the programme number of your choice.
Connecting additional equipment The following illustration shows how to connect a wide range of equipment to the rear of your TV. Please note that the connecting cables are not supplied. 1. After you have connected your equipment, press the symbol for your equipment appears on the TV screen (see table below). On screen symbol Note: to record digital programmes you must connect your VCR to the Scart socket C using a scart lead.
Additional information Connecting additional equipment You can also connect equipment such as camcorders to the side panel of this TV as shown in the following illustration. 8mm/Hi8/ DVC camcorder 1. After you have connected your equipment, press the symbol for your equipment appears on the TV screen (see table below). On screen symbol 2.
Not all brands and models of DVDs or VCRs are covered in this list. However, Sony will endeavour to update the software periodically, so please refer to the code table provided with your remote control.
Additional information Specifications TV system L/I, B/G/H, DK, DVB-S Colour system PAL, SECAM NTSC 3.58/4.43 (only Video in) MPEG2 MP@ML Channel coverage See the ‘Channel Display Table’ below Picture tube 82cm (32inches) FD Trinitron WIDE 102° deflection Dimensions 982mm x 564mm x 586mm (W x H x D) Weight Approx.
Wrong external mode selected. Colour level setting. • If you continue to have these problems, have your TV serviced by qualified personnel or you can contact the Sony UK Digital HelpLine on 0870 600 1717. • NEVER open the casing yourself. Cause •...
TV. Re-fitting the glass panel NEVER attempt to re-fit the glass panel on your own - for safety reasons Sony recommends that two people carry out the following procedure at all times. Lift the glass, and move toward the TV.
NSCoverUK.fm Page 4 Tuesday, October 2, 2001 11:46 AM How to carry this TV • Sony strongly recommends that this TV is not lifted by less than two people. • Always assume the correct posture when lifting. • Standing at the side of the TV, place one hand under the glass panel on the front of the TV as shown.