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Flat Panel Color TV
Operating
Instructions
MEMORY [;TICK
© 2002 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-092-940-14 SONY: Flat Panel Color TV Operating Instructions MEMORY [;TICK © 2002 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 WA_/qiHG To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose the TV to rain or This television receiver provides display of television closed captioning in moisture. accordance with § 15.119 of the FCC rules. /11;1: 11i::i;11) ii ! This reminder is pruvided to call the CATV system installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) that provides RISK OF ELECTRIC...
  • Page 3 The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the 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 4 Refer to the operating instructions when disconnecting the display cable. If the AC power cord or display cable is damaged, stop using it and ask your dealer or Sony service center to exchange it. (; ii ii 'i iii !i Unplug the AC power cord when cleaning this unit.
  • Page 5 Place the Media receiver unit on a stable, level surface. Otherwise, the Media receiver unit may fall and cause 'l_---->-.._ injury. Use an optional Sony stand, which has adequate _-------_ _-"'d_.. _ strength. Do not stand on the Media receiver unit. The unit may fall or break, causing...
  • Page 6 Never install the unit as follows: The s lots and openings inthe m edia receiver unit and display unit are Air circulation is blocked. provided for n ecessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation ofthe s et, Air circulation is and to protect itfrom o verheating, these slots and openings...
  • Page 7 S/si_ _ vessel :::: :::; Do not install this unit in a ship or vessel. If the unit is exposed to seawater, it may cause fire or damage the unit. _.. Antenna bead-in wire Carrying the set requires two or more people. oroondc \ If you carry the set in a manner other than that specified, it may drop and a serious injury may be caused.
  • Page 8 Se_vioi_g Do not attempt to service the set yourself since opening the Do not throw anything at the unit. cabinet may expose you to dangerous voltage or other The screen glass may explode by the impact and cause serious injury_ hazards.
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Welcome ....................Package Contents ................Features ..................,,iS_i?_U_,i,?!!ili :' Up ;_!?i_=_? TV '_ Overview ....................TV Controls and Connectors .............. Display unit..................Media receiver unit Front Panel ............. Media receiver unit Rear Panel ............Installing the TV................... Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna ......
  • Page 11 _..,,!_!i_;_i'_,i,'_!!ili ., ;_!?i_,_i_ ,i_:_!",_i_,_?:,_o6_i_ iil;ilzo,,i_,.i!_!i;,_i,.'_;_,,i Overview ....................Inserting Batteries ................Button Descriptions ................Programming the Remote Control ............. Using Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control ....56 All Equipment ................. Operating a VCR ................Operating a Satellite Receiver ............Operating a Cable Box ..............
  • Page 12 Using the Setup Menu ................. Selecting Setup Options ..............Overview ....................Glossary ....................Notes on Using Memory Stick Media ..........Memory Stick Precautions ............. Contacting Sony .................. Troubleshooting .................. Twin View ..................Remote Control ................Memory Stick ................. Video ....................
  • Page 14: Welcome

    Thank you for purchasing the Sony Flat Panel Color TV. This manual is to be used with the following models: KE-42XBR900 { { KE-50XBR900 Package Contents The package contains the following: Flat panel display unit (PDM-5000 or PDM-4200) Media receiver unit (MBT-XBR900)
  • Page 15 • DRC ® (Digital Reality Creation) Multifunetion VI: Unlike conventional line doublers, the DRC Multifunction feature replaces the signal's NTSC waveform with the near-HD equivalent by digital mapping processing. The DRC Palette option lets you customize level of detail (Reality) and smoothness (Clarity) to create up to three...
  • Page 16: Overview

    This chapter includes illustrated instructions for setting up your TV. TV Controls and Connectors 16-18 Installing the TV Basic Connections: Connecting a Cable or Antenna 22-27 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...
  • Page 17: Tv Controls And Connectors

    If the LED blinks continuously, this may indicate the display unit needs servicing (see "Contacting Sony" on page 96). When lit, indicates one of the timers is set. When the timer is set, this LED will remain lit even if the TV set is turned off.
  • Page 18: Media Receiver Unit Front Panel

    Media receiver unit needs servicing (see "Contacting Sony" on page 96). When lit, indicates one of the timers is set. When the timer is set, this LED will remain lit even if the TV set is turned off.
  • Page 19: Media Receiver Unit Rear Panel

    Rear Panel @ @ @ ®®® ..Allows the TV to send remote control signals to other Sony infrared-controlled audio or video equipment that has the CONTROL S function. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii,,,,iii ..Connects to the left and right audio input jacks of your audio or video equipment. You can _: ;;' :'::'...
  • Page 20 Connect to your DVD player's or digital set-top box's component video (Y, PB, PR) and audio (L/R) jacks. Component video provides better picture quality than * High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection ..
  • Page 21: Installing The Tv

    Connect the display interthce cable (supplied) to the display unit's DISPLAY SIGNAL IN jack, and connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the display unit's AC IN jack. Disconnect all power sources before making any connections. AC Power cord Display interface ] Tighten the cable (supplied) ] screw slowly...
  • Page 22 Install the display unit using an optional stand or rack unit. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with your stand or rack unit. Connect the other end of display interface cable to the Media receiver unit's DISPLAY SIGNAL OUT jack, and connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the media receiver unit's AC IN jack.
  • Page 23: Basic Connections: Connecting A Cable Or Antenna

    l]};_,i!il;,_:i!!_,_2: ¸ _ilZiil;_o_i,':_!j,":i_@_!2:_joii,':_!i_il _¸C:_ot?_i,":i_@_!;_i,'?_il J _!ii_ _ il;;_v?,f;,_0 o_ ,,,_iiiiiid'?_i@i,":i_i,"_,_;!ii :¸ The way in which will connect your TV varies, depending on how your signal (cable, cable box, antenna) home receives and whether or not you plan to connect a VCR. Cable or Antenna Only No cable box or VCR Cable and Antenna Only...
  • Page 24: Cable Or Antenna Only

    Cable or Antenna Only []_ Do not need a cable box to unscramble channels. (If you have a cable box, see page 27.) Do not intend to connect a VCR. (If you have a VCR, see pages 30 and 32.) For antenna connection, use the supplied antenna cable.
  • Page 25: Cable And Antenna Only

    Cable and Antenna Only Have a cable and an antenna. (This is convenient if you are using a separate rooftop antenna to receive additional channels that are not provided by your cable company.) Do not have a cable box or VCR. (If you have a cable box, see pages 25 to 27.
  • Page 26: Cable Box And Cable Only

    Cable Box and Cable _:_o_ _ ¸ _s_ _s_s,, _isis {;©_@_i©_ Only Your cable company scrambles some channels, such as premium channels (which requires you to use a cable box), but does not scramble all channels. You do not have a VCR. (If you have a VCR, see pages 30 and 32.) Use the TV remote control to change channels coming through the cable box to the TV's AUX input jack.
  • Page 27 Connect your cable company to the TV's VHF/UHF jack using the supplied antenna cable. Use a coaxial cable to connect the TV's TO CONVERTER jack to the cable box's input jack. (The TV's internal converter lets you switch between unscrambled signals coming straight into the TV and scrambled...
  • Page 28: Cable Box Only

    Cable Box Only Your cable company scrambles all channels, which requires you to use a cable box. You do not have a VCR. (If you have a VCR, see pages 30 and 32.) {{ Use the TV remote control to change channels coming through the cable box to the TV's VHF/UHF jack.
  • Page 29 Connect the CATV cable to the cable box's input jack. Use the supplied antenna cable to connect the cable box's output jack to the TV's VHF/UHF jack. Run the Auto Setup program, as described in "Setting Up the Channel List" on page 49. CATV Antenna cable cable...
  • Page 30: 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 Digital TV Set-Top Box with Component Video...
  • Page 31: Vcr And Cable

    VCR and Cable Your cable company does not require you to use a cable box. With this connection, you can use all the dual picture features. i" Connect the CATV cable to the VCR's VHF/UHF input jack. Use the supplied antenna cable to connect the VCR's VHF/UHF output jack to the TV's VHF/UHF jack.
  • Page 32 Watch the VCR Press repeatedly to select the VCR input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). Watch cable channels Press repeatedly to select the cable input (VHF/UHF in the illustration). setup ttl remoteco nir oito iiyoui_av_anon:S0nyXi Ci_ _yo ustprogramitl e remoteconiroilgee......operate the VCR "Programming the Remote Control"...
  • Page 33: Vcr And Cable Box

    VCR and Cable Box Your cable company scrambles some channels, such as premium channels (which requires you to use a cable box), but does not scramble all channels. With this connection, you can use all the dual picture features. Use the TV remote control to change channels coming through the cable box.
  • Page 34 ii:_Si?_!!!ii[ Oi_iVG_!ii?_[ii_!) [Q_C_!ii?ii_i_!ii?ii iAi-iiii Antenna cable (supplied) Splitter (not supplied) CATV cable Coaxial cable A/V cable Watch cable (unscrambled) Press repeatedly to select the cable input (UHF/VHF in the illustration). channels Watch cable box (scrambled) Turn on the VCR and tune it to the channel the cable box is set to (usually channel 3 channels or 4).
  • Page 35: Two Vcrs For Tape Editing

    Two VCRs for Tape Connecting two VCRs lets you record from one VCR to the other. By connecting them as shown below, you can view (monitor) what is being Editing recorded. Use an A/V cable to connect the playback VCR's A/V output jacks to the TV's A/V input jacks.
  • Page 36 View (monitor) what is being Press } : repeatedly to select the VCR input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration recorded above). setup irl remoieco nir oito iiyoui_av_anon_S onyXiC i_yo ustprogramirler emoteconiroi ee......operate the VCR(s) "Programming the Remote Control" on page 54. Activate the TV remote control to Press :}} repeatedly until the )' )/'?;...
  • Page 37: Satellite Receiver

    Satellite Receiver 7¸¸¸©_:_©_ _ _}_ 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. Connect the supplied antenna cable from your cable or antenna to the TV's VHF/UHF jack.
  • Page 38 D O repeatedly to select the satellite receiver input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). Set up the TV remote control to operate the If you have a non-Sony satellite receiver, you must program the satellite receiver remote control. See "Programming the Remote Control" on page 54.
  • Page 39: Satellite Receiver And Vcr

    Satellite Receiver Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receiver's satellite input jack. Connect the CATV cable to the VCR's VHF/UHF input jack. Use the supplied antenna cable to connect the VCR's VHF/UHF output jack to the TV's VHF/UHF jack.
  • Page 40 Watch the satellite receiver Press repeatedly to select the VCR input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). The VCR may need to be turned on and set to the satellite receiver input. Watch the VCR Press repeatedly to select the input to which the VCR is connected (VIDEO 1 in the illustration).
  • Page 41: 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 Use three separate component video cables to connect the DVD player's Y, PB and PR jacks to the Y, PB and PR jacks (VIDEO 4) on the TV. The Y, PB and PR jacks on your DVD player are sometimes labeled ¥, CB and CR, or Y, B-¥...
  • Page 42 Press repeatedly to select the DVD input (VIDEO 4 in the illustration). Set up the TV remote control to If you have a non-Sony DVD player, you must program the remote control. See operate the DVD player "Programming the Remote Control" on page 54.
  • Page 43: Dvd Player With S Video And Audio Connectors

    Watch the DVD player Press repeatedly to select the DVD input (VIDEO 1 in the illustration). Set up the TV remote control If you have a non-Sony DVD player, you must program the remote control, operate the DVD player "Programming the Remote Control"...
  • Page 44: Digital Tv Set-top Box With Component Video Connectors

    Digital TV Set-Top il);i_, C :(;_,_X!_!_C;I: _i;!_ (iii!iii!!iiiiiiiii_!;_i!! ii'_ii _ {i;i{_!i/i>/x3,!i;;_ {il}(;i;X W?i:ili CO_iiii_:i3_(;i_,_i_s!_!_/! Viii_£iii{_!_(;i_, C(;i_,_i_s!_!_Ci:x3:/S with Use three separate component video cables to connect the set-top box's Component Y, PB and PR jacks to the Y, P_ and Pa jacks (VIDEO 4) on the TV.
  • Page 45: Digital Satelite Receiver With Dvi-hdtv Connector

    Digital Satelite Receiver with Use a DVI-D single link cable to connect the Digital Satelite Receiver's DVI-HD TV connector DVI-HDTV connector to the TV's DVI-HDTV connector. The DVI-HDTV VIDEO connector does not provide audio, so audio cables must be connected to provide sound. Use an audio cable to connect the Digital Satelite Receiver's audio...
  • Page 46: 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 rear A/V input jacks. Use an A/V cable to connect the camcorder's A/V output jacks to the TV's A/V input jacks.
  • Page 47: Audio Receiver

    Audio Receiver For improved sound quality, you may want to play the TV's audio through your stereo system. Use an audio cable to connect the TV's audio output jacks to the audio receiver's line input jacks. ii:_!ii?_!_ii ¸ _:;_i _ )]i_!ii?@i_!_ i iii;_i;_!ii!ii_i_!ii?ii ¸...
  • Page 48: Sub Woofer

    Sub Woofer Use a monaural audio cable to connect the TV's SUB WOOFER OUT jack to the sub woofer's input jack. Monaural audio cable (not supplied) Sub woofer input VHFtUHF CoNvTEORTER AUDIO " SUBWOOFER ®®®+I ®®® @ DVt-HDTV DISPLAY SIGNAL OU'[...
  • Page 49: 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 50: Setting Up The Channel List

    After you finish connecting your TV, you need to run Auto Setup to set up your channels• The Auto Setup screen appears when you turn on your TV for the first time after hooking it up. If you do not want to set up the channels at this time, you can do it later by selecting the Auto Program option in the Channel Menu (see page 84).
  • Page 52: !?i_,_i_ ,i_:_!",_i_,_?:,_o6_i_ Iil;ilzo,,i_,.i!_!i;,_i,.'_;_,,i ' Overview

    This chapter describes how tosetup, p rogram, and use theTV'sremote control. iiiiiL Inserting Batteries Button Descriptions Programming the Remote Control Using Other Equipment with Your TV Remote Control Open the battery compartment as illustrated below. Insert two size AAA (LR03) batteries (supplied) by matching the @ and...
  • Page 53 Menu. For details, see page 77. receiver or cable box. : Press to turn on and off the TV. connected to the TV's video inputs. * If not Sony brand, requires that you first program the remote control (page 54).
  • Page 54 Press to select a channel; the channel changes after 3 seconds. Press to change channels immediately. Press to reset the settings to the factory defaults. See pages 78 and 80. Also used to clear Favorite Channels (see page 65). If FUNCTION is switched on DVD/VCR Press together with to record.
  • Page 55: Programming The Remote Control

    8 mm VCR VHS VCR DVD player If you have video equipment other than Sony brand that you want to control with the TV's remote control, use the following procedure to program the remote control. The equipment must have infrared (IR) remote capability order to be used with the remote control.
  • Page 56 Olympic 309, 308 Optimus Sony Orion General Electric Sony 301,302, 303 Hitachi Panasonic 308, 309, 306, Admiral (M. Ward) Pentax 305,304 Magnavox Aiwa 338, 344 Philco 308, 309 Mitsubishi Audio Dynamic 314, 337 Philips 308, 309, 310 Oritron Broksonic 319, 317...
  • Page 57: Using Other Equipment With Your Tv Remote Control

    TV's equipment video inputs. Set up the TV remote control to You must program the remote control the first operate non-Sony equipment time you use it. See "Programming the Remote Control" on page 54. Operating a VCR...
  • Page 58: Operating A Cable Box

    Operating a Cable Activate the remote control to repeatedly until the operate the cable box indicator lights up. Turn on/off Select a channel Change channels Back to previous channel Operating a DVD Player Activate the remote control to , _ CT© repeatedly until the: ;}i/C/ operate the DVD...
  • Page 60: Overview

    This chapter describes how to use the features of your TV. Watching Using Wide Mode Using Twin View Using Favorite Channels Using the Freeze Function Using Picture Off Using the Memory Stick Picture Viewer...
  • Page 61 "_"i°For a complete list of all the functions of the remote Activate the remote control to } repeatedly until the Press control, see page 52. operate the TV indicator lights up. Turn on/off the TV Press Press Adjust the volume Press Mute the volume Press...
  • Page 62: Using Wide Mode

    Wide Screen mode lets you watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in several Wide Screen modes (16:9 aspect ratio). "_ "i° Wide Zoom is recommended for 4:3 picture to prevent image retention. When viewing high-definition programs broadcast in 720p/1080i, it is not possible to change between Wide Screen modes.
  • Page 63: 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 64: Activating The Picture

    Activating Picture ii'_iiiiii_ ;ii_i:;_/?V';_::!!ii!!_:? _ ii:}'i_!i_ ¸ !:i_iii!_i2_i?ii_i/'_i!_!_ iii/'_ii!?ii_i!_!_ ii'_ii_ _ ii!!ii_C_ilji:_,_+_!i;ii!!i,!i!! ¸ iiii'_!i_!:i_iii!_i2_i?ii_i/'_i!_!_ iii/'_iiii'li_i!_!_ iii_i_!;l!!i Press. Press;. ii_:_:t_i__i:;_;lliiJ_il;i_,_ _i!ii_ Ji!_;_,_'_i!i_iiiii;i_!ii?ii!!_!ii! ¸ ii_/_ii!?i_i!_!_ Ji!_i:;_!i;ii)_,_i!_!_ _!_iiii__Ji!_il;i_,W Tune to a channel Press and then (or wait 3 seconds) Press Adjust the volume Press Mute the volume Press...
  • Page 65: Changing The Picture Size

    Changing The zoom feature lets you vary the relative size of the left and right pictures. Picture Size Press to activate the picture that you want to resize. Press to enlarge the picture. Press _ to make the picture smaller. When you adjust the picture sizes, the TV memorizes the change.
  • Page 66: Using Favorite Channels

    The Favorite Channels feature l etsyouselect programs fromalistofupto eight f avorite c hannels thatyouspecify. _j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_j_ Creating a List of Press iii i to display the Menu. Favorite Channels Press to highlight the Channel icon and press (_. Press @ to select Press (_) to select Press to highlight a Favorite Channel number (1-8) and press...
  • Page 67: Using The Freeze Function

    allows youtotemporarily capture aprogram's picture. Youcan use thisfeature t owritedown information such asphone n umbers, recipes, etc. The Freeze feature is not available while you are using the Twin View feature. When the program information you want to capture is displayed, press :::: The TV switches to Twin View mode and displays...
  • Page 68: Using Picture Off

    The Picture Off feature lets you enjoy music from radio programs of digital broadcasts or DVDs with the TV screen turned off. This feature turns off the display unit only. Press The PICTURE OFF LED lights up in blue and the screen turns off. To cancel and return to normal viewing, press any button except for , :::...
  • Page 69: Using The Memory Stick Picture Viewer

    Image This TV's Memory Stick viewer can display only still images that have been Types recorded on Memory Stick media by Sony brand digital still and video cameras. The TV's Memory Stick viewer is compatible with Memory Sticks up to and including 128MB. It is not compatible with Memory Sticks that exceed 128MB.
  • Page 70: Unsupported Image Types

    /i)(_;li::_: i i{:_iii% i'_,,_i_;_ii'ii-_!3_!;i Most Sony brand digital still and video cameras automatically record still images using DCF compliant directory and file names, as shown in the following example: IOOMSDCF -..Image Directory Name Image File Names Do not rename directories. If the names are changed, the still images cannot be displayed on your TV.
  • Page 71: Inserting And Removing A Memory Stick

    Inserting To i_t _ _o_ ¸ Stic_ Removing a Memory Locate the Memory Stick slot (see page 17) and insert the Memory Stick Stick into the Memory Stick slot as illustrated below. When inserted properly, it should slide in with little resistance and click into place.
  • Page 72 Pullthe Memory S tick completely outoftheslot. To protect small children from injury from Memory Stick Media, remove all Memory Stick media from the TV's Memory Stick slot and store it in a safe location when it is not in use.
  • Page 73: Displaying The Memory Stick Menu

    Displaying Insert a Memory Stick that contains the images you want to view. For Memory Stick Menu details, see page 70. Press on the remote control. The Memory Stick Menu appears. To select an option, press to highlight the option and press @. Displays an index of thumbnail images that are on the Memory Stick.
  • Page 74: Using The Memory Stick Index

    Using the Memory The Memory Stick Index lets you view images that are on the Memory Stick Stick Index in an index of thumbnail images. ,_ There is no audio signal available while viewing images on Memory Stick. Insert a Memory Stick that contains the images you want to view. For "_°The Page and folder details, see page 70.
  • Page 75: Using The Memory Stick Slideshow

    Using the Memory The Memory Stick Slideshow lets you watch a slideshow of the images that Stick Sfideshow are on the Memory Stick. Insert a Memory Stick that contains the images you want to view. For details, see page 70. Press :i _'!i _i o n the remote control.
  • Page 76: Using The Rotate Picture Screen

    Using the Rotate The Rotate Picture Screen lets you rotate an image from an index of thumbnails. Picture Screen ,_ You cannot rotate images if the LOCK switch on the Memory Stick is on. To rotate the images, first set the LOCK switch to off.
  • Page 78: Overview

    The Menu gives you access to the following features: Allows you to make adjustments to your picture settings. It 78 also allows you to customize the Picture Mode based on the type of program you are viewing, select Advanced Video options, and more. Offers enhanced audio options such as listening to second audio programming (SAP) or customizing the Effect of the sound on your TV.
  • Page 79: Using The Video Menu

    _ii! ( i ii, i Pressiii Press _=or to highlight the Video icon and press (_). Press to highlight an option. Press (_ to select an option. Press to change settings. lriml[llill_!;_m.'._l i=i.l O,llilOll Press @ to select the changed setting.
  • Page 80 Select to reduce the noise level of connected equipment. It is also Noise effective on the signal from the VHF/UHF jack. Select from Reduction ..geiec i ooseamongth "_°;:: options options while vicwing NTSC sources. are not available (grayed Creates a high-resolution picture with 4x density, for out) when watching 480p, high quality sources (i.e., DVD player, satellite 720p, and 1080i sources.
  • Page 81: Using The Audio Menu

    Press _',_,,'iiJ!i!iii_i Press to highlight the Audio icon and press (_. Press to highlight an option. Press @ to select an option. Press to change settings. _IRININ Press (_ to select the changed setting. Press to exit the Menu. Press on the remote control when in the Audio Menu.
  • Page 82 > 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. > This option can be set only when the option is set to Easy control volume The TV's...
  • Page 83: Using The Screen Menu

    Press Press to move to the Screen icon and press +@. Press to move to an option. Press @ to select an option. Press to change settings. Press (_ to select the changed setting. Press to exit the Menu. Selecting Screen The Screen menu includes the following options: Mode Options...
  • Page 84 Select to enlarge the 4:3 size picture, while the Select the dejault upper and lower parts of the picture are Screen Mode to condensed to fit the wide screen. "_ 1 °If: ; issetto anything but:: ,the usejbr 4.'3 sources Select to return the 4:3 picture to normal mode.
  • Page 85: Using The Channel Menu

    Press Press to highlight the Channel icon and press (_). Press to highlight an option. Press @ to select an option. Press to change settings. _m'Z_Uli_IL.l_l _lnlmlH _-'_r.ai._'_i_i _V_l=_il Press (_f) to select the changed setting. Press to exit the Menu. Selecting Channel The Channel Menu includes the following options:...
  • Page 86 "_ t° Channels that you set Allows you to customize the channel list that appears when you to be skipped can be use the buttons. accessed only with the buttons. Press, to scroll through the channels until you find the channel you want to skip or add.
  • Page 87: Using The Parent Menu

    _i_i_ _C_ ',_ ; _i_i_i;i!ii _ ,_ii!i,_,,,_ The Parent Menu allows you to set up the TV to block programs according to their content and rating levels. Press Press to highlight the Parent icon and press @. Use t?:, on the remote control to enter a four-digit password. If this is the first time you are creating this password, confirm the password by entering it again.
  • Page 88: Us Models: Selecting Custom Rating Options

    US Models: For US models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following options. Selecting Custom (For Canadian models, see page 88.) Rating Options "_ t°The Content-Based All children and General Audience. Ratings are linked to the Parental Guidance suggested. level of the Age-Based Parental Guidance for children under 13.
  • Page 89: Canadian Models: Selecting Custom Rating Options

    Canadian Models: For Canadian models, the Custom Rating Menu includes the following Selecting Custom options. (For US models, see page 87.) Rating Options All children. Children 8 years and older. General programming. !:_:i;; Parental Guidance. Viewers 14 and older. Adult programming. General programming.
  • Page 90: Using The Setup Menu

    Press' Press to highlight the Setup icon and press (_). Press to highlight an option. Press (_ to select an option. Press to change "_'To move from within one I_ [lllil_!:._i,,_ill _nililiiliSllhql Menu to the main Menu of settings. Press @ to select the icons, press changed setting.
  • Page 91 (if the broadcaster offers this service). Displays when the channel is changed ispressed. Allows you to illuminate the Sony logo on the front panel of the display unit. power is turned on. Illuminates the Sony logo only when...
  • Page 92 "_° When selecting or _:, the TV decreases Allows you to identify A/V equipment you connected to the TV, brightness to prevent such as a VCR, DVD, etc. For example, if you have a DVD image retention. player connected to the VIDEO 4 jack, you can select the label for the VIDEO 4 input.
  • Page 94: Overview

    This chapter includes thefollowing t opics: Glossary Notes onUsing M emory Stick M edia Contacting Sony Troubleshooting Specifications Optional Accessories Index...
  • Page 95 Asignaling method that u ses continuous changes inthe amplitude orfrequency ofan electronic transmission toconvey information. Refers tothe ratio between the width and height ofthe screen. This TVhas a 16:9 (widescreen) aspect ratio, as opposed toa4:3 aspect ratio. 4:3 aspect ratio 16:9 aspect ratio Component video is sent through three cables: two color shade (chrominance) signals and one brightness (luminance) signal.
  • Page 96: Notes On Using Memory Stick Media

    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). Avoid touching the terminal of Memory Stick media or bringing it into contact with a metal object.
  • Page 97: Twin View

    _ilJ ,i!i?,,ii:_ _i,,':_ 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 98: 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 99: Video

    No picture (screen not lit), no If your TV does not turn on, and a red light keeps flashing, your TV may need sound service. Call your local Sony Service Center. Make sure the power cord is plugged in. Press on the front of the media receiver unit.
  • Page 100: Audio

    Audio Good picture, no sound Press so that disappears from the screen (see page 52). Make sure the option is set to in the Audio Menu (see page 81). Audio noise Communication problems may occur if the infrared communication equipment (e.g., infrared cordless headphones) is used near the TV.
  • Page 101: General

    General How to reset TV to Turn off the main power of the TV set. While holding down on the factory settings remote control, turn on the main power of the TV set. Turn on the TV. While holding down on the remote control, press on the media receiver unit.
  • Page 102: Specifications

    System Plasma Display panel Display resolution Display resolution: 1024 pixels (horizontal) x 768 pixels (vertical)(KE-42XBR900) 1365 pixels (horizontal) x 768 pixels (vertical)(KE-50XBR900) Antenna 75 ohm external terminal for VHF/UHF Television System NTSC, American TV Standard Channel Coverage 2-13 14-69 CATV...
  • Page 103 Power Consumption In Use Display unit PDM-4200:460 PDM-5000:540 Media receiver unit MBT-XBR900:36 In Standby Under 1.5 W Supplied Accessories Remote Control (1) RM-927Y AAA (LR03) Batteries (2) AC power code (2) AC plug holder (1) Display interface cable (1) Antenna cable (1) Cleaning cloth (1) Design and specifications...
  • Page 104: Optional Accessories

    0_i!]i_: '_UO_i_?,_i!ili :¸S_,,Siiii_ (;'(;'@_ii_!i_op_@_!:'i_; A/V Cable (VMC-810/820/830 Audio Cable (RKC-515HG) Component Video Cable (VMC-10/30 Control S Cable (RK-G69HG) 10M display interface cable (VMC-P 10) Memory Stick media: 8 MB (MSA-8A); 16 MB (MSA-16A); 32 MB (MSA-32A); 64 MB (MSA-64A); 128 MB (MSA-128A) Table top stand: SU-P42T 1 (for PDM-4200) SU-P50T1 (for PDM-5000)
  • Page 105: Index

    Clock/Timers 89 0-9 buttons 53, 60 16:9 aspect ratio 61 closed caption modes 77, 90 4:3 aspect ratio 61 color, adjusting 78 CONTROL S 48 4:3 Default settings 83 CONTROL S OUT jack, described 18 Cool, Color Temperature 78 ANT button 52, 60 antenna, connecting 23 Audio Menu 77, 80 Digital Reality Creation 14...
  • Page 106 Mild mode 78 Game Picture 91 Mono, MTS setting 80 MTS 80 GUIDE button 52 MTS/SAP button 53 MUTING button 52, 60 HD/DVD IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) jacks, described 19 Neutral, Color Temperature 78 hue, adjusting 78 Normal mode, setting 82 NR 79 INPUT SELECT button 17 interlaced 94 off, turning off the TV 17...
  • Page 107 VHF/UHF jack, described VIDEO (L/R)/AUDIO jacks, described S VIDEO jack, described 17, 18 Video Menu 77, 78 SAT/CABLE indicator 52 Video modes, selecting SAT/CABLE power button 52 Vivid mode 78 satellite receiver, using with TV remote control 56 VOL buttons 17, 52, 60 Screen Saver 83 setting up channels 49...
  • Page 108 Printed on 100% recycled paper. Printedin Japan...

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