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LCD Digital Colour TV
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Introduction NOTICE FOR Thank you for choosing this Sony product. Before operating the TV, please read this manual CUSTOMERS IN THE thoroughly and retain it for future reference. UNITED KINGDOM Notice for Digital TV function A moulded plug complying with BS1363 is fitted to this • Any functions related to Digital TV ( ) will only equipment for your safety and convenience. work in countries or areas where DVB-T (MPEG2) digital Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be replaced, a 10
Table of Contents Start-up Guide 4 Start-up Guide 4 Safety information .....................................................................................................................7 Precautions ...............................................................................................................................9 Overview of the remote ...........................................................................................................10 Overview of the TV buttons and indic
Start-up Guide 1: Checking the 2: Connecting an aerial/ accessories VCR Connecting an aerial only Remote RM-ED007 (1) Size AA batteries (R6 type) (2) Coaxial cable Cable holder (1) (only for KDL-40U2000) (not supplied) Support belt (1) and screws (2) To insert batteries into the remote Connecting an aerial and VCR 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
Start-up Guide 3: Bundling the cables 4: Preventing the TV from toppling over 2 3 1 (only for KDL-40U2000) 5: Selecting the language and country/region 1 2 2 3,4 1 Connect the TV to your mains socket (220-240V AC, 50Hz). 2 Press 1 on the TV (top side). When you switch on the TV for the first time, the Language menu appears on the screen. When the TV is in standby mode (the 1 (standby) indicator on the TV (front) is red), press "/1 on the remote to switch on the TV. Continued GB 5
3 Press F/f to select the language displayed on the menu screens, then press 6: Auto-tuning the TV . After selecting the language and country/region, a Auto Start Up message confirming the TV start auto-tuning appears Language Country on the screen. The TV will now search for and store all available TV channels. Select: Confirm: 4 Press F/f to select the country/region in which you will operate the TV, then press . Auto Start Up 1 Language Country 3 1 Press . Select: Confirm: If the count
� The TV set is not disconnected from the mains when the TV set is switched off. To disconnect the TV set completely, pull the plug from the mains. However, some Safety information TV sets may have features which need the TV set to be left in standby to work correctly. The instructions in this Mains lead manual will inform you if this applies. � Observe the followings to prevent the mains Carrying lead being damaged. � Before carrying the TV set, If the mains lead is disconnect all the
� Secure the TV set properly, following the instructions Ventilation supplied with your stand when installing the TV set. � Never cover the ventilation � Be sure to attach the brackets supplied with your stand. holes or insert anything in the cabinet. It may cause Wiring overheating and result in a fire. � When wiring cables, be sure to unplug the mains lead for � Unless proper ventilation is your safety. provided, the TV set may gather dust and get dirty. For � Take care not to catch yo
Lightning storms Handling and cleaning the screen surface/cabinet of For your own safety, do not touch any the TV set part of the TV set, mains lead, or Be sure to unplug the mains lead connected to the TV set aerial lead during lightning storms. from mains socket before cleaning. To avoid material degradation or screen coating degradation, observe the following precautions. Broken pieces � Do not push on the screen, scratch it with a hard object, or � Do not throw anything at the TV set. t
Overview of the remote 1 "/1 – TV standby Switches off the TV temporarily and on from standby mode. 2 – Screen mode (page 12) 3 Coloured buttons � In digital mode (page 13, 14): Selects the options at the bottom of the Favourite and EPG digital menus. � In Text mode (page 12): Used for Fastext. 4 / – Info / Text reveal � In digital mode: Displays brief details of the programme currently being watched. � In analogue mode: Displays information such as current channel number and screen mode. �
Watching TV Watching TV Overview of the TV Watching TV buttons and indicators 1 1 2 2 3 1 MENU (page 15) 2 / – Input select/OK � In TV mode (page 22): Selects the input source from equipment connected to the TV sockets. � In TV menu: Selects the menu or option, and confirm the setting. 3 3 2 +/-/G/g � Increases (+) or decreases (-) the volume. � In TV menu: Moves through the options left (G) or right (g). 4 PROG +/-/F/f � In TV mode: Selects the next (+) or previous (-) channel. � In TV men
In digital mode 3 Press to cancel. An information banner appears briefly. The following icons may be indicated on the banner. Tip The sound is output from the small picture. : Interactive service is available (MHEG Digital Text) To change the screen mode manually to suit the broadcast : Interactive service (MHEG Digital Text) is Press repeatedly to select Smart, 4:3, Wide, currently disabled Zoom, or 14:9. : Radio service Smart* : Scrambled/Subscription service : Multiple audio languages
Watching TV Checking the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) 1 In digital mode, press to display the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). 2 Perform the desired operation, as shown in the following table. Note Programme information will only be displayed if the TV station is transmitting it. Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) To Do this Watch a current programme Press while the current programme is selected. Sort the programme information by 1 Press the blue button. catego
To Do this Cancel a recording/reminder – Timer list 1 Press . 2 Press F/f to select “Timer list”. 3 Press F/f to select the programme you want to cancel, then press . A display appears to confirm that you want to cancel the programme. 4 Press g to select “Yes”, then press to confirm. Tip You can also display the Digital Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) by selecting “Digital EPG” in the “MENU”. Notes � You can set VCR timer recording on the TV only for Smartlink compatible VCRs. If your VCR is
Using MENU Functions � � � � Using MENU Functions Navigating through menus “MENU” allows you to enjoy various convenient features of this TV. You can easily select channels or external inputs with the remote. Also, settings for your TV can be changed easily using “MENU”. 1 Press MENU to display the menu. Digital Favourites 2,3 1 Exit: MENU Select: Enter: 2 Press F/f to select an option. 3 Press to confirm a selected option. To exit the menu, press MENU. Menu Description Digital Favourites Laun
Picture Adjustment menu You can select the options listed below on the Picture Adjustment Picture menu. To select options in “Settings”, Picture Mode Custom see “Navigating through menus” (page 15). Backlight 5 Contrast Max Brightness 50 Colour 50 Hue 0 Sharpness 15 Colour Tone Warm Reset Noise Reduction Auto Back: Select: Enter: Exit: MENU Selects the picture mode. Picture Mode � “Vivid”: For enhanced picture contrast and sharpness. � “Standard”: For standard picture. Recommended for home ent
Using MENU Functions Adjusts higher-pitched sounds. Treble Adjusts lower-pitched sounds. Bass Emphasizes left or right speaker balance. Balance Resets all the sound settings to the factory settings. Reset Selects the sound from the speaker for a stereo or bilingual broadcast. Dual Sound � “Stereo”, “Mono”: For a stereo broadcast. � “A”/“B”/“Mono”: For a bilingual broadcast, select “A” for sound channel 1, “B” for sound channel 2, or “Mono” for a mono channel, if available. Tip If you select oth
� Sets a signal to be output through the socket labelled / 2 on the rear of the AV2 Output TV. If you connect a VCR to the / 2 socket, you can then record from the equipment connected to other sockets of the TV. � “TV”: Outputs a broadcast. � “Auto”: Outputs whatever is being viewed on the screen. Not available for AV3, AV5 and AV6. Adjusts the horizontal picture position so that the picture is in the middle of the RGB Center screen. Tip This option is only available if an RGB sou
Using MENU Functions Selects the country/region where you operate the TV. Country Tip The country/region in which you want to use the TV does not appear in the list, select “-” instead of a country/region. Tunes in all the available analogue channels. Auto Tuning Changes the order in which the analogue channels are stored on the TV. Programme Sorting 1 Press F/f to select the channel you want to move to a new position, then press g. 2 Press F/f to select the new position for your channel, th
Audio Filter Improves the sound for individual channels in the case of distortion in mono broadcasts. Sometimes a non-standard broadcast signal can cause sound distortion or intermittent sound muting when watching mono programmes. If you do not experience any sound distortion, we recommend that you leave this option set to the factory setting “Off”. Notes � You cannot receive stereo or dual sound when “Low” or “High” is selected. “Audio Filter” is not available when “System” is set to “L”. Sk
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