Setting MTS/SAP mode
The Plasma Display System has a feature that allows
reception of sound other than the main audio for the
program. This feature is called Multi-channel Television
Sound (MTS). The Plasma Display System with MTS
can receive mono sound, stereo sound and Secondary
Audio Programs (SAP). The SAP feature allows a TV
station to broadcast other information, which could be
audio in another language or something completely
different like weather information.
You can enjoy Hi-Fi stereo sound or SAP
broadcasts where available.
• Stereo broadcasts
View programs like live sporting events, shows and
concerts in dynamic stereo sound.
• SAP broadcasts
Receive TV broadcasts in either MAIN or SAP sound.
MAIN sound: The normal program soundtrack (either
in mono or stereo).
SAP sound: Listen to second language, supplemen-
tary commentary and other information. (SAP is
If stereo sound is difficult to hear:
• Obtain a clearer sound by manually switching to the
• Once the MONO mode is selected, the Plasma
Display System sound remains mono even if the
system receives a stereo broadcast. You must
reselect the STEREO mode if you want to hear stereo
• Selecting MTS while the input source is INPUT 1 to 4
or PC does not change the type of sound. In this
case, sound is determined by the video source.
Each time you press MTS, MTS toggles as shown
• In each of the MTS/SAP modes selected using the
MTS button, the display changes depending on
broadcasting signals being received. See page 33.
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