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  • Page 1 KV-27HS420 KV-30HS420 KV-32HS420 _V-34HS420 KV-36HS420...
  • Page 2 TV. Refe] to thum time at a high brightness or contrast setting, the image can be whenever you call upon your Sony dealel regarding this product. permanently imprinted onto tile screen. Contin uously watching...
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Object Liquid Entry For your protection, please read these instructions completely, keep this manual for future reference. Never objects of any kind into the set push Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, ca utions and through the cabinet slots as they may touch instructions placed...
  • Page 4 Ventilation Lightning The slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom For added protection for this television receiver during a lightning provided fol necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation storm, or when it is left unattended and un used for long periods the set, and to protect it from ove] heating,...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Introducing the FD Trinitron Wega Overview ....................... Presenting the FD Trinitron Wega ............... Package Contents ................Features .................... Setting Up the TV Overview ....................... About the AC Power Cord ..............TV Controls and Connectors ............... Front Panel ..................Rear Panel ..................Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable...
  • Page 7 Blocked Programs .............. Using the Timer Menu ................Using the Setup Menu ................Other Information Overview ..................... Glossary ....................... Contacting Sony ..................Troubleshooting ..................Remote Control ................Channels ..................Video ....................Audio ....................General ................... Specifications ....................Optional Accessories ................
  • Page 8: Overview

    Overview This chapter describes the contents of the package in which the TV is shipped and provides an overview of the features of your Wega TV. Presenting the FD Trinitron Wega The FD Trinitron Wega (pronounced VAY-GAH) is characterized outstanding contrast, uncompromising accurac}: and corner-to- corner detail.
  • Page 9 Favorite Channels: Allows you to set up and select from eight of your favorite channels. ClearEdge Velocity Modulation: Sharpens p_cture definition by enhancing vertical lines. Steady Sound®: Equalizes volume levels so there is consistent output between programs and commercials. Component Video Inputs: Offers the best video quality for DVD (480p, 480i), and digital set-top box (HD1080i, 720p) connections.
  • Page 10: Overview

    Overview This chapter includes illustrated instructions for setting up your TV Controls and Connectors 10-11 Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna Connecting Optional Equipment 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 11: Tv Controls And Connectors

    If the LED blinks continuously, this may indicate the TV needs service (see "Contacting Sony" on page 63)_ When lit, indicates one of the timers is set. When the timer is set, this LED will remain lit even if the TV is turned...
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    You can use these outputs to listen to your TV s audio through ? our stereo system. [] 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 13: 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 how your home receives a signal (cable, cable box, antenna) whether or not you plan to connect a VCR. If you are connecting a VCR See the connections described on pages 16 and 18.
  • Page 14 Notes on Using a Cable Box Connection Use the cable box Tune the TV to the channe] the cable box is set to (usually channel 3 or 4) and then use the cable box to switch channels. Set up the TV remote control Program the remote control.
  • Page 15: Connecting Optional Equipment

    Connecting Optional Equipment Use the directions in this section to connect the following optional equipment: 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 DVI-Equipped Device...
  • Page 16: Making Video Connections

    Making Video Your TV includes several types of video inputs. When connecting Connections your TV, use the inputs that are available on your components that provide the best video performance, as described below. H-_ml HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) swo_o@ S VIDEO v._o_ Composite video RF/Coaxial...
  • Page 17: Vcr And Cable

    VCR and Cable For best results, use this connection if: Your cable company does not require you to use a cable box. 1o connect the VCRand cable Connect the CATV cable to the VCR's VHF/UHF input jack. Using Use a coaxial cable to connect the VCR's VHF/UHF output jack VIDEO jacks? to the TV's VHF/UHF...
  • Page 18 Notes on Using This Connection Watch the VCR Press TVNIDE0 repeatedly to select the VCR input (VIDEO ] in the illustration). Watch cable channels Press TVNIDE0 repeatedly to select the cable input (VHF/UHF in the illustration). Sei up theTV remote coniro[ If you have a non_Soni_ VCR, you must program ihe remoie Conirol.
  • Page 19: Vcr And Cable Box

    VCR and Cable Forbest thisconnection if: results, use Your cable company scrambles some ch_lnels, such as premium channels (which requires you to use a cable box), but does not scramble all channels. Withthis connectionyou can: Use the TV remote control to change channels coming through the cable box.
  • Page 20 VCR input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). Use the VCR to change channels. 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 "Progracnming...
  • Page 21: Two Vcrs For Tape Editing

    VCR input (VIDEO 1 in the recorded illustration above). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony VCR, you must program the remote control. to operate the VCR(s) "Programming the Remote Control" on pages 37-38.
  • Page 22: Satellite Receiver

    (VIDE() 1 in the illustration). Set up the TV remote control to operate the If you have a non-Sony satellite receiver, you must program satellite receiver the remote control. See the Remote Control" "Programming on pages 37-38.
  • Page 23: Satellite Receiver And Vcr

    Press TVNIDE0 repeatedly to select the VCR input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony VCR or satellite receiver, you must program to operate the satellite remote control. See "Programming the Remote Control" on pages 37-38.
  • Page 24 CATV able cable Satellite antenna cable Coaxial € cable i_(_i_iiI i _ , Coaxial LINE IN 0 I0r._: bdl:_ tote:_t:nto rs AIV cable Connect red to red, white to white, etc.
  • Page 25: Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    DVD Player with For best results, use this connection if your DVD player has component video (Y, PB, PR) jacks. Component Video Connectors To connect a DVD player with component video connectors Use three separate component video cables to connect the DVD player's Y, PB and PR jacks to the Y, PB and PR jacks...
  • Page 26 Watch the DVD player Press TVA/IDE0repeatedly to select the DVD input (VIDEO 5 in the 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...
  • Page 27: Dvd Player With S Video And Audio Connectors

    Press TV/VIDE0 select the DVD input (VIDEO ] in the player repeatedly 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"...
  • Page 28: Dvi-equipped Device

    D VI-Equ ippecl If you have a device, such as an HDTV receiver, that has DVI (Digital De vice Video Interface) output, use the following connection. Toconnect a device that has DVl OUT: Use an HDMI-to-DVI cable to connect the device's DVI OUT jack to the TV's HDMI IN jack.
  • Page 29: Hdmi-equipped Device

    H DM I-Equ ippecl If you have a device, such as an HDTV receiver, that has a High- De vice Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), use the following connection. To connect a device that has HDMI OUT: Use the HDMI cable that came with your device to connect...
  • Page 30: Camcorder

    Camcorcler 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 rear A/V input jacks. Using S V!DEO jacks? Toconnect a camcorder See page I 5. Use A/V cables to connect...
  • Page 31: 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 Use an audio cable to connect the TV's audio output jacks to the audio receiver's line input jacks.
  • Page 32: Using The Controls 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 feature allows you to always point your remote control at your TV,...
  • Page 33: Setting Up The Channel List

    Setting Up the Channel List After you finish connecting your TV, you need to run Auto Setup to set up your channels. The Auto Program screens appear when you turn on your TV for the first time after hooking it up. Using Auto Torun Auto the first timeyou turn on your TV...
  • Page 34: Overview

    Overview This chapter describes how to set up, program, and use the TV's remote control. Inserting Batteries Button Descriptions Programming the Remote Control Inserting Batteries Remove the battery cover from the remote control. Insert two size AA (R6) batteries (supplied) by matching the O and •...
  • Page 35: Button Descriptions

    Button Descriptions MUTIN POWER _V(_D (_SYSTE FUNCTION S_LE RM-Y197 SONY...
  • Page 36 Press to mute the sound. Press again or press VOL+ to restore the sound. SYSTEM OFF Press to turn off all brand audio/video equipment at once. (May not function Sony with older Sony equipment. Does not function with DVD/VCR combination unit.) TV/VCR/DVD Press to change the VHF/UHF output...
  • Page 37 DISPLAY Press once to display the current channel number, current time, and channel label (if set) and other information. Press again to turn Display of L SCREENMODE _ Press to toggle between the Screen Mode options: Normal and Zoom. Also available in the Setup menu (page 60).
  • Page 38: Programming The Remote Control

    Programming the Remote Control If you have video equipment other than Sony brand (or if you have a Sony DVD/VCR combination unit) that you want to control with the TV's remote control, use the following procedure to program remote control.
  • Page 39 Manufacturer's Codes DVD Players Quasar 308' 309 306 ..VCRs RCA/ 304, 305,308, Sony ....... 75 ! ......PROSCAN 309, 311,312, General Electric Sony......391,392303 ....313, 310, 329 Hitachi ......... 748 ..........Admiral Realistic 309,330, 328, (M. Ward) ..
  • Page 40: Overview

    Overview This chapter describes to use the features of your _A_tching TV Using Screen Mode Using Favorite Channels Using Other Equipment with Your TVRemote Control Watching []For a complete)ist of al} Press TVFUNCTION Activate the remote control to the functionsof the remote operate the TV control,seepages.33-38.
  • Page 41: Using Screen Mode

    Using Screen Mode Models The Screen Mode feature lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts KV-30/34HS420 several wide screen modes (16:9 aspect ratio). Only )_:_ When viewing high:definition programs broadcast in 720p11080i, it isnot possible to change ScreenModes because those video formats are already []You can alsochangetile Screen widescreen.
  • Page 42: Models Kv-27/32/36hs420 Only

    Models The Screen Mode feature is useful when a 480i signal has been KV-27/32/36HS420 upconverted to a 720p or 1080i signal, which results in undesirable Only "black bars" appearing on all four sides of the picture. Using the Screen Mode feature, you can enlarge these pictures, minimizing size of the black bars.
  • Page 43: Using Favorite Channels

    Using Favorite Channels Tile Favorite Channels feature lets you select programs from a list of up to eight favorite channels that you specify. Creating a List of Press MENU to display the Menu. Favorite Channels Press _. or ,i. to highlight the Channel icon and press _.
  • Page 44: Using Other Equipment With Your Tv Remote Control

    TV's video inputs. operate non-Sony equipment first thTle you use it. See "Programming (and Sony DVD/VCR the Remote Control" on pages 37 to 38. combination unit) Operating a VCR Activate the remote control VCR/DVD FUNCTION...
  • Page 45: Operating A Cable Box

    Operating a Cable Activate the remote control SAT/CABLE FUNCTION to operate the cable box Turn on/off ..SATICABLE POWER ....s_,i_,ct acha_,i ..OZ91 ENTER ... C:hii_gS _ l_a_Si_ .._H_?: .... B_ckto pT_vio_ _ha]_ei iUMP ..... Operating a DVD Player Activate the remote control VCR/DVD FUNCTION...
  • Page 46: Overview

    Overview The Menu gives you access to the following features: Allows you to make adjustments to )Tour picture []Press MENU to ente_ and settings. It also allows you to customize the Picture exit Menus. Mode based on the type of program you are viewing, select DCR Mode options, and more.
  • Page 47: Using The Video Menu

    Using Video Menu To access the Video Menu, follow these steps: 1. Display menu 2. HighlightN 3. Select To change settings, press 4, 4!,4, ,1_. Press @ to cmffirm the selection. To exit the Menu. press MENU. Selecting Video The Video Menu includes the following...
  • Page 48 ClearEdge VM Sharpens picture definition to give every object a sharp, clean Vdocity edge. Select from High, Medium, Low,Off. Modulation _You can alsochangethe DRCM0(Je creates a high-resoluiion pieture with 4x densiiy, for high DRCModesettingusingthe DRCMODEbuttonon the remote Digital quality sources (i.e., DVD player, satellite receiver). control.
  • Page 49: Using The Audio Menu

    Using the Audio Menu To access the Audio Menu, follow these steps: I. Display menu 2. Hlghlighl _ 3. Select To change settings, press t • + ,_. Press _ to confirm the selection. To exit the Menu, press MENU. The Audio Menu includes the following options:...
  • Page 50 Speaker Select to turn on the TV speakers. Select to turn off the TV speakers and listen the TV's sound only through your external audio system speakers. Audio Out This option can be set only when the Speaker option is set Easy control to Off.
  • Page 51: Using The Screen Menu

    Using the Screen Menu To access the Screen Menu, follow these steps: 1. Display menu 2. Highlight _ 3. Select MENU To change settings, press 4, _, _. ,_. Press @ to cmffirm the selection. Press MENUto exit the Menu, Selecting Screen The Screen menu includes...
  • Page 52 If 4:3 Default is set to 4:3 Default Wide Zoom Select to enlarge the 4:3 size picture, while Select the d@_ult the upper and lower parts of the picture anything but Off, the Screen Screen Mode to condensed to fit the wide screen.
  • Page 53: Using The Channel Menu

    Using the Channel Menu To access the Channel Menu, follow these steps: I. Display menu 2. Highlight_ 3. Select To change settings, press 4, € _, ,_. Press C_) to colffirm the selection. To exit the Menu. press MENU. Selecting Channel The Channel Menu...
  • Page 54 Channel Label Allows youtoassign l abels ( such a s station c all l etters) to channel numbers. You can label u pto20channels. 1 Highlight Channel and press @ . 2 Press t t ,I,toscroll through t hechannel numbers (1- 125).
  • Page 55: Using The Parent Menu

    Using the Parent Menu Tile Parent Menu allows you to set up tile TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels. To access the Parent Menu. follow these steps: 1. Dispia I menu 2. Highlight_ 3. Select t2,:_ Use the 0-9 buttons on the remote control to enter a four-digit...
  • Page 56: Us Models: Selecting Custom Rating Options

    US Models: For US models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following Selecting Custom options. (For Canadian models, see page 56.) Rating Options Movie Rating All children and General Audience. Parental Guidance suggested. PG-13 Parental Guidance for children under 13. []The Content-Based Ratings are linked to the level of the...
  • Page 57: Canadian Models: Selecting Custom Rating Options

    Canadian Models: For Canadian models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the Selecting Custom following options. (For US models, see page 55.) Rating Options EnglishRating All children. Children 8 years older. General programming. Parental Guidance. Viewers 14 and older. Adult programming. FrenchRating General programming.
  • Page 58: Using The Timer Menu

    Using Timer Menu ... Toaccess the Timer Menu, follow these steps: 1. Display m enu 2. Highlight_ 3. Select MENU To exit the Menu. press MENU. Selecting Timer The Timer Menu includes the following options: Options Timer 1 You can use the Timer to program the TV to turn on and Timer 2 off and tune to a specific channel...
  • Page 59: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Setup Menu To access the Setup Menu, follow these steps: Setup Menu for 1. Display menu 2. Highlight _ 3. Select KV-27!32/36HS420 MENU To change settings, press • € 4, .. Setup Menu for Press @ to confirm the selection.
  • Page 60 Video Label Allows to identify equipment connected to the TV, such as a VCR, DVD, etc. For example, if you have a DVD player connected to the VIDEO 5 jack, you can select the label DVD for the VIDEO 5 input. Then when press...
  • Page 61 CI0ck/Timers Select to set the clock and to program your TV to turn on and off at two scheduled viewing times. Timer 1 You can use the Timers to Timer 2 program the TV to turn on and off and tune to a specific channel at two scheduled times.
  • Page 62: Overview

    Overview This chapter includes the following topics:...
  • Page 63: 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. KV-27/32/36HS420 models have a 4:3 aspect ratio; KV-30/34HS420 models have a a 16:9 (widescreen) aspect ratio. 4:3 aspect ratio 16:9 aspect ratio component video...
  • Page 64: 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 65: Channels

    If your TV does not turn on, and a red light keeps flashing, your TV may (screen not lit), no sound need service. Call your local Sony Service Center. Make sure the power cord is plugged Press the POWERbutton on the front of the TV.
  • Page 66: Audio

    Audio Good picture, Press MUTINGso that the word Muting disappears from the screen (see page no sound 35). Make sure the Speaker option is set to On in the Audio Menu (see page 49). Cannot gain enough volume Increase the volume of the cable box using the cable box's remote control when using a cable box Then press TV FUNCTION and ad ust the TV's volume.
  • Page 67: Specifications

    Specifications Picture Tube FD Trinitron® tube Antenna 75 ohm external terminal for VHF/UHF Television System NTSC, American TV Standard Channel Coverage 2-13 14-69 CATV 1-125 Power Requirements 120V, 60 Hz Inputs / Outputs HDMI Video 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i Audio Two channel linear PCM 32, 44.1 and 48 kHz, 16, 20 and 24 bit...
  • Page 68: Optional Accessories

    Dimensions (WxHxD) KV-27HS420 784 x 601.5 x520 m m (30 7/8x 23 5/8x20 1/2 in) KV-30HS420 898 x 604 x 564.5 mm (35 3/8 x23 3/4x221/4 in) KV-32HS420 898 x 698 x 598 m m (35 3/8 x271/2 x231/2 in) KV-34HS420 994 x 654 x 604 (39 1/8 x25 3/4x23 3/4in)
  • Page 70: Index

    color_ ,M}usting 0-9 butt_ms 36, 39 CONTROL S 31 16:9 (widescreen) 8, 59 CONTROL S IN/OUT }acks, described 16:0 aspe'ct ratio 40, 50 Cool, Color Temperature 4:3 aspect ratio 40, 50 cursor movement buttons 4:3 Defau]t settings degauss antenna, connecting Digital Reality Creation 7, 47 aspect ratio 59...
  • Page 71 remote control JUMP button 35, 39 inserting batteries programming 37-38 removing, Favorite Channels RESET button label channels resetting Audio options Language,, setting Timer options Video options Rewind button MENU button 10, 36, 39, 45 Menus Audio 45 Channel S VIDEO jack, described 10, 11, 15 SAT/CABLE FUNCTION...
  • Page 72 Variable audio setting using with TV remote control 43 with cable box, connecting with cable, connecting with satellite receiver, connecting Vertical Center, adjusting Vertical Correction Vertical Size, adjusting VHF/UHF jack, described VIDEO (L/R)/AUDIO jacks, described Video Menu 45 Video modes, selecting Vivid mode 46 VOL buttons 10, 35, 39...

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