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LCD Digital Color TV
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Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the TV. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. Serial No. For Your Convenience Please contact Sony directly if you: z Have questions on the use of your television after reading your manual z Experience difficulty operating your television Contact Sony Customer Support at: http://www.sony.com/tvsupport or to speak wit
s Do not install the TV in a hot or humid WARNING NOTIFICATION place, or in a place subject to excessive To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do This equipment has been tested and found to dust or mechanical vibration. not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. comply with the limits for a Class B digital s Avoid operating the TV at temperatures device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. below 41°F (5°C). These limits are designed to provide reasonable s If the TV is trans
Trademark Information TruSurround XT, SRS and ( ) symbol are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc. Important TruSurround XT technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. Manufactured under license from BBE Sound, Inc. Safety Licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under one or more of the following US patents: 5510752, 5736897. BBE and BBE symbol are registered trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc. Instructions Macintosh is a trademark licensed to Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S.A and othe
grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge unit, connection to USE grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode. For the TV with a three-wire grounding type AC Antenna Grounding According to the National power cord plug (Class 1 unit) Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 This TV must be connected to an AC power socket outlet with a protective earthing connection. AC power cord Antenna lead-in wire If you damage the AC power cord, it may result in a fire or an electric
Objects and ventilation holes VENTILATION Never push objects of any kind into the TV through the The slots and openings in the TV are provided for necessary ventilation. cabinet slots as they may touch dangerous voltage points To ensure reliable operation of the TV, and to protect it from overheating, or short out parts that could result in a fire or an electric these slots and openings must never be blocked or covered. shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the TV. Unless proper ventilat
Placing on a stable surface INSTALLATION When installing or removing, using the If you place the TV on an unstable surface, the TV may Wall-Mount Bracket, be sure to use qualified fall and cause injury or damage. contractors. Wall mount installation requires the use of a Wall-Mount Bracket. If not properly secured during installation or removal from the Wall-Mount Bracket, the Fall TV may fall and cause serious injury. Please Do not hang anything on the TV. use a qualified contractor when
SERVICING Damage requiring service If the surface of the TV cracks, do not touch the TV until you unplug the AC power cord. Otherwise electric shock may result. Servicing Do not attempt to service the TV yourself since opening the cabinet may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Replacement parts When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician certifies in writing that he/she has used replacement parts spe
Contents Getting Started Welcome to the World of ™ .........................................................................10 Connecting the TV .........................................................................................................10 Cable System and/or VHF/UHF Antenna System.....................................................10 HD Cable Box/HD Satellite Box ................................................................................11 Satellite Receiver and Cable/Antenna
Getting Started Welcome to the World of ™ Thank you for purchasing this Sony LCD Digital Color Television. This manual is for models KDL-40V2500 and KDL-46V2500. The packing box contains accessories that are listed on page 44. For optimum picture performance, your new BRAVIA TV is capable of receiving high definition programming through its integrated tuner. It is also capable of receiving HDTV content from a cable or satellite box via the video inputs (HDMI and Y/PB/PR component video; see
Getting Started Getting Started Cable and VHF/UHF (or VHF only) If you want to watch both cable and antenna (over-the-air) programming, you will need to use an optional A-B RF Switch (not supplied) to switch between the cable and over-the air antenna programming, as shown. A/B RF Switch Cable A Rear of TV Antenna B VHF/UHF input Be sure to set the Cable setting option to Cable On or Cable Off in the Setup settings for the type of input signal you choose (see page 34). HD Cable Box/ You can al
Getting Started Satellite Receiver and Cable/Antenna Satellite antenna Satellite Receiver cable CATV/Antenna VHF/UHF cable (supplied) HD/DVD IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) 1 3 4 5 S VIDEO S VIDEO Y DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) PB VIDEO (yellow) S VIDEO cable VIDEO PR AUDIO OUT(VAR/FIX) L (MONO) L AUDIO-L AUDIO AUDIO (white) R R A/V cable AUDIO-R (red) Rear of TV If your satellite receiver is not equipped with S VIDEO, use a VIDEO cable (yellow) instead of the S VIDEO cable. VCR, Cable and
Getting Started Getting Started When Connecting to Optional Equipment 4 56 Left side Rear 8 6 L VIDEO 2 IN RGB R 1 AUDIO S VIDEO 7 AUDIO VIDEO IN PC IN 2 L (MONO) qs R AUDIO qa 3 HD/DVD IN VIDEO IN (1080i/720p/480p/480i) 1 S VIDEO 3 4 5 Y For service DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) use only PB 0 VIDEO PR (VAR/FIX) AUDIO OUT L L (MONO) AUDIO AUDIO 9 VHF/UHF R R 7 8 qd Item Description 1 VIDEO 2 IN Connects to the S VIDEO output jack on your camcorder or other video equipment that has S VIDEO S VIDEO.
Getting Started Item Description 5 HDMI IN 6 HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) provides an uncompressed, all-digital HDMI/ audio/video interface between this TV and any HDMI-equipped audio/video equipment, such R-AUDIO-L as a set-top box, DVD player, and A/V receiver. HDMI supports enhanced, or high-definition video, plus digital audio. 6 HDMI IN 7 If the equipment has a DVI jack and not an HDMI jack, connect the DVI jack to the HDMI IN HDMI 6 (with HDMI-to-DVI cable or adapter) ja
Getting Started Getting Started Installing the TV Preventing the TV Attaching the Support Belt from Toppling Over TV stand stand 1 Screw the support belt (supplied) to the TV stand with a wood screw (supplied). 2 Attach the support belt to the stand with the securing screw (supplied) using a coin, etc. 3 Adjust the length by pulling the support belt toward you while holding the stand. Be sure to take measures to prevent the TV from toppling over and causing injury. The supplied wood screw ma
Getting Started Bundling the You can bundle the connecting cables as illustrated below. Connecting Cables 1 2 3 Do not bundle the AC power cord with other connecting cables. Adjusting the This TV can be adjusted within the angles shown below. Viewing Angle of the TV Adjust the angle left and right (swivel) Top view 15° 15° 15° 15° Front When adjusting the angle, hold the stand with one hand to avoid slipping or tipping the TV. 16
Getting Started Getting Started When Installing This TV can be installed on a wall by using a wall-mount bracket (sold separately). Be sure to use the specified Wall-Mount Bracket (see page 3). on a Wall Before mounting the TV on a wall, you must remove the Table-Top Stand from the TV. Follow the steps below to remove the Table-Top Stand, and then refer to the instruction guide “Installing the Wall-Mount Bracket” to prepare the installation and mount the TV on the wall. Do not remove the Tab
Getting Started Setting Up the Channel List – Initial Setup After you finish connecting the TV, you can run the Initial Setup to create a list of available analog and digital channels. The Initial Setup screen appears when you turn on the TV for the first time after hooking it up. POWER 1 Press to turn on the TV. The Initial Setup screen appears. 2 Press V/v to highlight the on-screen display language. Then press . The message “First please connect cable/antenna. Do you want to start Auto Pr
Basic Operations Basic Operations Remote Control Button Description 1 TV/VIDEO Press repeatedly to cycle through the video inputs. See page 32 on setting up the video input labels, 1 including the Skip function. 2 2 SLEEP Press repeatedly until the TV displays the time in minutes 3 (Off, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90 or 120) that you want the TV to remain 4 on before shutting off. To cancel Sleep Timer, press SLEEP 5 repeatedly until Off appears. 3 FREEZE Press once to display a frozen image of the cur
Basic Operations Button Description Program information in the guide is provided by the broadcasters. As a result, it may sometimes include qd only the channel number, without a program title or description. Using the Program Options Setting The program options setting allows you to customize the program settings on the currently tuned channel. Alternate Each program has a main video and audio Audio stream (the video or audio that you see or hear 6 (When when the channel is first tuned), a
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