Introducing the TV
Thank you for purchasing this Sony's HD LCD projection TV. This manual
is for models KDF-E42A10 and KDF-E50A10.
Along with your new TV, the packing box contains a remote control and two
AA (R6) batteries. See page 95 for the complete list of packaging contents.
Some of the features that you will enjoy with your new TV include:
: WEGA GATE is a new feature that allows you to
easily navigate to the most convenient TV functions: favorite channels,
cable channels, antenna channels, external input list or settings.
WEGA Engine: Delivers superb picture quality from any video source
by minimizing the signal deterioration caused by digital-to-analog
conversion and stabilizing the signal processing. This engine features
unique Sony technology, including:
(Digital Reality Creation)-MF V1: 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 the level of
detail (Reality) and smoothness (Clarity) to create up to three
Integrated HDTV: You can watch digital television programs and
enjoy the improved audio/video quality offered by these programs.
Wide Screen Mode: Allows you to watch 4:3 normal broadcasts in
wide screen mode (16:9 aspect ratio).
Advanced Iris: This advanced iris shutter works automatically open
and close according to the incoming signal level to create brighter
whites and better contrast in dark scenes.
: Using the reverse 3-2 pull down technology, the
CineMotion feature provides smoother picture movement when playing
back movies or other video sources on film.
Parental Control: V-Chip technology allows parents to block
unsuitable programming from younger viewers.
slot: Provides cable subscribers with access to digitally
encrypted cable channels — without the need for a set-top box — that
will enable you to receive not only standard definition but also high
definition television. The CableCARD device, which is provided by
your cable TV company, is inserted into the TV's rear panel