Watching the TV
Programming the Remote Control
The remote control is preset to operate Sony brand video equipment.
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
The equipment must have infrared (IR) remote capability in order to
be used with the remote control.
Turn to the list of "Manufacturer's Codes" on page 49, and find the
three-digit code number for the manufacturer of your equipment. (If
more than one code number is listed, use the number listed first.)
repeatedly until the DVD/VCR, SAT/CABLE or i.LINK
indicator lights up.
for five seconds until the indicator of the selected input
While the desired indicator is flashing, enter the three-digit
manufacturer's code number.
You must do step 5 within 10 seconds of step 4, or you must redo
steps 4 through 5.
To check if the code number works
Aim the TV's remote control at the equipment and press
corresponds with that equipment. If it responds, you are done. If not, try
using another code listed for that manufacturer.
If no code is input within the above specified time, or an invalid or
incorrect code number is input, the remote control automatically
goes back to the previous setting.
In some cases, you may not be able to program your remote control
to operate other equipment. In such cases, use the equipment's
own remote control.
Removing the batteries or using dead batteries may cause the
programmed codes to be lost and revert back to the factory setting.
Reprogramming the codes may be necessary.
Sony Dream System
Sony Satellite Receiver
Sony DVD player (i.LINK)