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LCD Projection TV
Before operating the TV, please read the “Safety
Information” section of this manual.
Retain this manual for future reference.
© 2006 Sony Corporation
Introduction Thank you for choosing this Sony product. Before operating the TV, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. Trademark information • Manufactured under license from BBE Sound, Inc. 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. � TruSurround XT, SRS and symbol are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc. � TruSurround XT technology is incorporated und
Table of Contents Volume Level ...................................................30 Safety Information....................................... 4 Effect ...............................................................30 Overview of the remote ............................ 7 BBE .................................................................30 Overview of the TV buttons and Speaker ...........................................................30 indicators............................................
� If the LCD projection TV is transported directly from a cold to a warm location, or if the room temperature has changed suddenly, the picture may be blurred or show Safety Information poor color. This is because moisture has condensed on the mirror or lenses inside. If this happens, let the moisture To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the LCD evaporate before using the LCD projection TV. projection TV to rain or moisture. � Do not install the appliance in a Dangerously high v
� Do not keep the LCD Carry the LCD projection TV in the specified manner projection TV plugged in if If you carry the LCD projection TV in a manner other than you are not going to use it the specified manner and without the specified number of for several days. Even if persons, it may drop and a serious injury may be caused. Be your LCD projection TV is sure to follow the instructions mentioned below. turned off, it is still � Carry the LCD projection TV with connected to AC power the
About the LCD projection TV � Although the LCD projection TV is made with high- precision technology, black dots may appear or bright points of light (red, blue, or green) may appear constantly on the screen. This is a structural property of the panel and is not a malfunction. � When High contrast non-moving images such as station logos and channel numbers are displayed for a long period of time, there may be some image retention on the screen. This is only a temporary condition. Turning o
Overview of the remote 1 / – Input select / Text hold In TV mode: Selects the input source from equipment connected to the TV jacks (page 21). In Text mode: Holds the current page (page 19). 2 % – Muting (page 18) Mutes the sound. 3 Function buttons (page 43) � Selects the connected equipment you want to operate with this remote. The button of the equipment which the remote can operate lights up when operation buttons are pressed. � Used to program the remote to operate Sony video/audio equip
qg / – Sleep Timer (page 39) In TV mode: Activates Sleep Timer (page 39). In Text mode: Stands by the Text page (page 19). qh – TV mode (page 19, 21) Exits Text mode, or returns to TV mode. qj – Picture mode (page 26) Selects the picture mode. qk 9 – Sound mode (page 29) Selects the sound mode. ql DVD/VCR operating buttons (page 44) Operates the connected DVD and VCR. w; VISUAL SEARCH (page 45) Works with connected equipment which has the visual search function. wa 2 +/- – Volume (page 18) Adjus
Overview of the TV buttons and indicators To open the panel To open the front panel of your TV, push up the panel door just under the mark. 1 MENU (page 23) Displays the TV menu. 2 Confirms the selection or setting. Selects the video equipment connected to the TV’s video inputs. 3 2 +/-/ / � Increases (+) or decreases (-) the volume. � In TV menu: Moves through the options left ( ) or right ( ). 4 PROG +/-/ / In TV mode: Selects the next (+) or previous (-) channel. In TV menu: Moves through
Projection Lamp Your TV uses a projection lamp as its light source. As with any lamp, it has lifespan and needs to be replaced when the message, “Projection lamp is nearing end of life. Please replace the lamp.” appears on the screen, the lamp indicator flashes, or the screen becomes darker. Notes � After turning on your TV, it may take a while (1 minute or less) before the picture appears. � When the projection lamp wears out, the screen goes dark. Replace the lamp with a new Sony XL-24
Start-up Guide Start-up Guide Carrying Your TV 1: Installing the TV Carrying the TV requires at least two people. Do not hold by the pedestal or the front panel of the TV. Recommended Viewing Area Doing so may cause these parts to break off. Your viewing position may affect the picture quality. For the best picture quality, install your TV within the areas shown below. Model Viewing distance KF-42E200A min. 1.8 m KF-50E200A min. 2.0 m KF-55E200A min. 2.1 m Horizontal Viewing Area Do not gras
Preventing the TV from Toppling Over Installing the TV against a wall As a protective measure, secure the TV as follows. Keep the TV at least 10 cm away from the wall to provide proper ventilation. Using the TV stand with support belts Blocking the ventilation opening of the cooling fan Sony strongly recommends using the TV stand SU- may damage the TV. RG11S (for KF-42E200A)/SU-RG11M (for KF- Allow this much space 50E200A)/SU-RG12L (for KF-50E200A, KF- 55E200A) with a support belt designed for
Start-up Guide 2: Inserting batteries into the remote Notes � Observe the correct polarity when inserting batteries. � Dispose of batteries in an environmentally friendly way. Certain regions may regulate disposal of the battery. Please consult your local authority. � Do not use different types of batteries together or mix old and new batteries. � Handle the remote with care. Do not drop or step on it, or spill liquid of any kind onto it. � Do not place the remote in a location near a heat
3: Connecting an antenna/VCR A To 8 VHF/UHF 1 (antenna) Or Antenna cable (not supplied) Rear of the TV B To 8 VHF/UHF 1 (antenna) Antenna cable (not supplied) To antenna To 1 output 2 Rear of the TV (S video input) VCR S video cable (not supplied) To S video output To video and 2 audio outputs To t1/3 (video input) L (MONO) (audio input) Audio/Video cable R (audio input) (not supplied) l: Signal flow GB 14
Start-up Guide 1 Connect your antenna with the antenna cable (not supplied). 4: Switching on the TV If connecting to an antenna only (A) Connect the male plug to the 8 VHF/UHF (antenna) jack on the rear of the TV. Notes � Note that one end of the cable has a male plug fitted while the other end is fitted with a female jack. � Do not connect the power cord until all other connections are complete; otherwise, a minimal current leakage through the antenna and/or other terminals to the ground
5: Selecting the 6: Auto-programming language the TV When you switch on the TV for the first time, the After selecting the language, a message confirming language menu appears on the screen. that the TV starts auto program appears on the screen. You must tune the TV to receive channels (TV broadcasts). Do the following to search and store all available channels. M/m/, Press M/m/, to select the language displayed on the menu screens, then press . Press to select “Yes”. The message conf
Start-up Guide The TV starts searching for all available channels. This may take some time. Do not press any buttons on the TV or remote until it is completed. Once all available channels have been stored, the TV returns to normal operation, displaying the channel stored on channel number 1. Tip If you press any of the buttons during auto-programming, auto-programming operation is canceled. To perform auto- programming again, activate “Initial Reset” in the “Setup” menu (page 38). When a m
Watching TV 1 Press 1 on the TV (front side) to switch on Watching TV the TV. When the TV is in standby mode (1 indicator on the front of the TV is red), press TV "/1 on the remote to switch on the TV. 2 Press the number buttons or PROG +/- to select a TV channel. To select one-digit channel numbers, press 0 and the channel number. Tips � If you press the number button without pressing 0 to select a one-digit channel, you must wait for two seconds until receiving the channel. 1 � You can
Watching TV Notes To access Text � If the signal is very weak, the sound becomes monaural Press /. Each time you press /, the display changes automatically. cyclically as follows: � If the stereo sound is noisy when receiving a NICAM Text t Text over the TV picture (mix mode) t No program, select “Mono”. The sound becomes monaural, Text (exit the Text service) but the noise is reduced. To select a page, press the number buttons or PROG If the sound of a monaural program is noisy or +/-. d
To change the screen mode manually to TOOLS operation (for TV) suit the broadcast You can access the following options quickly by Press repeatedly to select Wide Zoom, Normal, pressing TOOLS. Available items differ depending on Full or Zoom. the screen mode and source. Wide Zoom* Enlarges the center portion of the picture. The left and right edges of the picture are stretched to fill the 16:9 screen. Normal Item You can Close Close the Tools Menu. Displays the 4:3 picture in its original
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