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SECAM, PAL NTSC 3.58 (video input only) NTSC4.43 (video input only)

B/G/H VHF: E2-E12 UHF: E21-E69 Cable TV (1): S1-S41 Cable TV (2): S01-S05, M1-M10, U1-U10 ITALY VHF: A-H UHF: H1, H2

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D/K VHF: R0O1-R12 UHF: R21-R69

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B/G/H VHF: E2-E12 UHF: E21-E69 Cable TV (1): $1-S41 SECAM, PAL Cable TV (2): S01-S05, M1-M10, U1-U10 NTSC 3.58 (video input only) ITALY VHF: A-H UHF: H1, H2 NTSC4.43 (video input only) SECAM D/K_ VHF: RO1-R12 UHF: R21-R60

B/G/H VHF: E2-E12 UHF: E21-E69 Cable TV (1): $1-S41 Cable TV (2): S01-S05, M1-M10, U1-U10 ITALY VHF: A-H UHF: H1, H2 SECAM D/K VHF: RO1-R12 UHF: R21-R60

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SPECIFICATIONS Picture Tube Super Trinitron ©» Audio outputs (variable) - phono jacks Approx. 72 cm (29 inches) External speaker terminals ; 2-pin DIN (3) (Approx. 68 cm picture measured [FRONT] diagonally) -&) 3 , Video input - phono jack 110° -deflection -@) 3 , Audio inputs - phono jacks

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[REAR] £4) 1 21-pin Euro connector (CENELEC standard) Sound output 2x25W (side speakers) - Inputs for audio / video signals SOW (woofer) - Inputs for RGB Dimensions 802x550x525 mm approx. - Outputs of TV audio and video signals (incl. speakers) |

Weight Approx. 53.0 kg (incl. speakers) C 2/-+5) 2, 21-pin Euro connector Supplied accessories - Inputs for audio and video signals Remote Commander RM831 (1) - Inputs for S video Battery R6 (1) 7 | | | - Outputs for TV audio and video signals (selectable) Other features Digital comb filter (High resolution) C$>4/ -€5)4, 21-pin Euro connector FASTEXT - Inputs for audio and video signals 100Hz Digital Plus | - Inputs for S video DNR (Digital Noise Reduction) - Outputs for TV audio and video signals (monitor out) Scroll Commander (RM-860) -5) 2, -€9 4, S video inputs - 4 pin DIN PIP, Multi-PIP

-@) Audio inputs (L,R) - phono jacks -$3) S video output - 4 pin DIN (> Audio outputs - phono jacks

[RM-831] Remote control system _ Infrared control Power requirements 1.5V de 1 battery IEC designation R6 (size AA) Dimensions Approx. 65x225x21 mm (w/h/d) Weight Approx. 157g (Not including battery)

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Model name

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SHORT CIRCUIT THE ANODE OF THE PICTURE TUBE AND THE ANODE CAP TO THE METAL CHASSIS, CRT SHIELD, OR CARBON PAINTED ON THE CRT, AFTER REMOVING THE ANODE.

WARNING !! AN ISOLATION TRANSFORMER SHOULD BE USED DURING ANY SERVICE TO AVOID POSSIBLE SHOCK HAZARD, BECAUSE OF LIVE CHASSIS. THE CHASSIS OF THIS RECEIVER IS DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO THE AC POWER LINE.

SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING !! COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY SHADING AND MARK /\ ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS, EXPLODED VIEWS AND, IN THE PARTS LIST ARE CRITICAL FOR SAFE OPERATION. REPLACE THESE COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS PUBLISHED BY SONY. |

APRES AVOIR DECONNECTE LE CAP DE L'ANODE, COURT- CIRCUITER L'ANODE DU TUBE CATHODIQUE ET CELUI DE L'ANODE DU CAP AU CHASSIS METALLIQUE DE L'APPAREIL, OU AU COUCHE DE CARBONE PEINTE SURLE TUBE CATHODIQUE OU AU BLINDAGE DU TUBE CATHODIQUE.

ATTENTION !!

AFIN D'EVITER TOUT RISQUE D'ELECTROCUTION PROVENANT D'UN CHASSIS SOUS TENSION, UN TRANSFORMATEUR D'SSOLEMENT DOIT ETRE UTILISE LORS DE TOUT DEPANNAGE. LE CHASSIS DE CE RECEPTEUR EST DIRECTEMENT RACCORDE A L'ALIMENTATION SECTEUR.

ATTENTION AUX COMPOSANTS RELATIFS ALA SECURITE!!

LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFIES PAR UNE TRAME ET PAR UNE MARQUE /\ SUR LES VUES EXPLOSEES ET LES LISTES DE PIECES SONT D'UNE IMPORTANCE CRITIQUE PUR LA SECURITE DU FONCTIONNEMENT. NE LES REMPLACER QUE PAR DES COMPOSANTS SONY DONT LE NUMERO DE PIECE EST INDIQUE DANS LE PRESENT MANUEL OU DANS DES SUPPLEMENTS PUBLIES PAR SONY.

The operating instructions mentioned here are partial abstracts from the Operating Instruction Manual. The page numbers of the Operating Instruction Manual remain as in the manual.

SECTION 1 GENERAL

Step 2 Connection

@ Connect the speakers and the woofer

Step 1 Preparation

O Check the supplied accessories

When you've taken everything out of the carton, check that you have these items:

* Remote Commander RM-831

* Scroll Commander RM-860

* Two IEC designation R6 batteries

* Two detachable speakers

¢ Woofer

Hook the two side speakers (L = left, R = right) into the openings on both sides of the TV. Clip the cables of the speakers into the hooks on top of the set and pass the cables down through the opening at the rear of the TV (see above illustration).

Piug the connectors of the speaker cords into the rear of the TV (L/G/S/I for the left box, R/D/D/D for the right

<_ box with the longer cable).

Pass the cable of the woofer down through the opening at the rear of the set. Place the woofer on top of the TV and plug the connector of the woofer into the rear of the TV (W/G/W/G).

Safety Information: If the side speakers are not connected to the set, make sure to close the side openings using the supplied plugs. Never insert any objects through the openings.

2 ] Connect the aerial

(2) insert the battery into the Remote Commanders

Fit an IEC aerial connector attached to 75-ohm coaxial cable (not supplied) to the 17 socket at the rear of the TV.

Remove the cover. Check the correct Refit the outside cover making sure Check the correct polarities. polarities. that the Full-Function side is visible to use the menu in Step 3.

Step 3 Tuning in to TV Stations

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To go back to main menu: Keep pressing &.

To go back to the normai TV picture: Press MENU. Normal TV picture will be restored after one minute if menu functions are not selected.

Note on the Demo function:

If you choose Demo in the Installation menu, you can see a sequential demon- stration of the menu functions.

Press MENU to stop the function.

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Once you have set up the TV, you can choose the language of

the menu. Then you should preset the channels (up to 100 channels} by choosing either the automatic or manual method.

The automatic method is easier if you want to preset all receivable channels at once. Use the manual method if you only have a few channels and want to preset channels one by one. The manual method is also convenient for allocating programme numbers to various video input sources.

Before you begin

Check that the Full-Function side of the Remote Commander is visible.

Locate Menu operation buttons on the Remote Commander. They are shaded in the illustration at the left.

Easy Menu operation using the Scroll

Commander

In addition to our double-sided Remote Commander, your TV set is supplied with an extra Remote Commander. The »Scroll Commander« works with a roller for convenient, fast-access operation of the menu functions.

Move the roller upwards to move the cursor upwards, move the roller downwards to move the cursor downwards, press the roller to confirm a selection. The other buttons on this commander have the same functions as the respective buttons on the double-sided Remote Commander.

Choose a language

Depress © on the TV.

The TV will switch on. If the standby indicator on the TV is lit, press © or a number button on the Remote Commander.

Press the MENU button.

The LANGUAGE menu appears. (See Fig. 1)

Select the language you want with A+ or V— and press OK.

@ Display the Menu

Press the MENU button twice. The main menu appears. (See Fig. 2)

Using A+ or V— select the symbol 64 and press OK. Now, choose one of the methods described overleaf: »Preset Channels Automatically«

or »Preset Channels Manually«.

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With this method, you can preset all receivable channels at once.

To stop automatic channel presetting: Press «= on the Remote Commander.

Notes:

After presetting the channels automatically, you can check which channels are stored on which programme positions. For details, see »Displaying the Programme Table« on page 46.

«You can sort the programme positions to have them appear on screen in the order you like. For details, see »Sorting Programme Positions« on page 41.

Programme names are automatically taken from Teletext if available. If not, please refer to page 43 »Captioning a Station name« for more infor- mation.

Use this method if there are only a few channels in your area to preset or if you want to preset channels one by one. You may also allocate programme numbers to various video input sources.

lf you have made a mistake:

Press « to go back to the previous position. To go back to main menu

Keep pressing .

To go back to the normal TV picture: Press MENU.

3) Preset channels automatically

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Select the symbol E=4 for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears. (See Fig. 3.)

Select »Auto Programme« with A+ or V— and press OK. The AUTO PROGRAMME menu appears. (See Fig. 4.)

Press OK.

Select if necessary the TV broadcast system (B/G for Western European or D/K for Eastern European countries) with A+ or V— and press OK. The first element of the »PROG« number will be highlighted.

Select the programme (number button) from which you want to start presetting. Select the first element of the double-digit number with A+ or V— or the number buttons (6.g. For »04«, select »O« here) and press OK.

The second element of »PROG« will be highlighted.

Select the second element of the double-digit number with A+ or V-— or the number buttons (e.g. For »04«, select »4« here)

(See Fig. 5.) and press OK.

Select »C« or »S« with A+ or V— and press OK.

The automatic channel presetting starts.

When presetting is finished, the preset menu reappears. All

available channels are now stored on successive number buttons. Press MENU to restore normal TV picture.

8 Preset channels manually

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Select the symbol £4 for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears. (See Fig. 6.)

Select »Manual Programme Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The MANUAL PROGRAMME PRESET menu appears. (See Fig. 7.)

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To tune in a channel by frequency:

After selecting F in step 6, enter three digits using the number buttons. Press OK.

If you have made a mistake:

Press < to go back to the previous position.

To go back to main menu:

Keep pressing «.

To go back to the normal TV picture:

Press MENU.

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Using A+ or V-, select the programme position (number button) to which you want to preset a channel, and press OK.

Select, if necessary the TV broadcast system or a video input source (EXT) with A+ or V-.

Then press OK. The CH position wil be highlighted. (See Fig. 8.)

Using A+ or V-, select C (to preset a regular channel), S (cable channel) or F (to tune in by frequency) and press OK.

The first element of the »CH« number will be highlighted.

If you have selected EXT in step 5, select the video input source with A+ or V—. (See Fig. 9.)

There are two ways to preset channels. If you know the channel number, go to step »7-Manual«,

or if you don’t know the channel number, go to step »7- Search«.

Manual

Select the first etement of the »CH« number with A+ or V— or the number buttons and press OK.

The second element of the »CH« number will be highlighted. Select the second element of the number with A+ or V— or the

number buttons. The selected number appears. (See Fig. 10.)

Press OK The »SEARCH« position is highlighted and the selected channel is now stored. (See Fig. 11.)

Press OK until the cursor appears by the next programme position.

Repeat steps 3 to 7 to preset other channels.

Search Press OK repeatedly until the colour of the SEARCH position changes.

Start searching for the channel with A+ (up) or V— (down). The CH position changes colour. (See Fig. 12.)

The CH number starts counting up or downwards. When a channel is found, it stops. (See Fig. 13.)

Press OK if you want to store this channel. If not, press A+ or V-— to continue channel searching.

Press OK until the cursor appears by the next programme position.

Repeat steps 3 to 7 to preset other channels.

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For higher programme pos ions:

@ display scrolls automatically. if you have made a mistake: Press «= to go back to the previous position. To go back to main menu: Keep pressing «. To go back to the normal TV picture: Press MENU.

Additional Presetting Functions

This section shows you additional presetting functions such as sorting or skipping programme positions, captioning a station name, manual fine-tuning, and using the parental lock. Before you begin

Check that the Full Function side of the Remote

Commander is visible Locate the Menu operation buttons.

Sorting Programme Positions

With this function, you can sort the programme positions to a preferable order.

Press MENU to display the main menu.

Select the symbol E24 for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears.

Select »Programme Sorting« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PROGRAMME SORTING menu appears. (See Fig. 14.)

Using A+ or V— select the programme position which you want to move to another and press OK. The colour of the selected position changes. (See Fig. 15.)

Using A+ or V— select the programme position to which you want to move the channel of the programme position selected in step 4 and press OK. Now the programme positions have been sorted. (See Fig. 16.)

Repeat steps 4 and 5 to sort other programme positions.

How to adjust the Picture Rotation

If due to the earth magnetism the picture »slants«, you can use the function »Picture Rotation« to readjust the picture.

Press MENU to display the main menu. Select the symbol E=4 for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears.

Select »Installation« with A+ or V— and press OK. The INSTALLATION menu appears.

Select »Picture Rotation« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PICTURE ROTATION menu appears. (See Fig. 17.)

Press OK. Adjust the picture rotation with A+ or V— until you have an upright picture. As you press the cursor buttons, the range changes from 4 to + 4.

Press OK to store the adjustment.

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Using »Further Programme Preset«

Using the menu »Further Programme Preset« you can

individually adjust and store the volume level of each channel (Volume offset).

in case of a strong sound signal (distorted sound), attenuate the sound signal for each programme position.

use the manual fine tuning to obtain a better picture reception, if the picture is distorted. Normally the AFT (automatic fine tuning) is operating.

Press MENU to display the main menu.

Select the symbol £=4 for »Preset« with A+ or V- and press OK. The PRESET menu appears.

Select »Installation« with A+ or V— and press OK. The INSTAL- LATION menu appears.

Select »Further Programme Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The FURTHER PROGRAMME PRESET menu appears (See Fig. 18).

Using A+ or V— select the desired programme position and press OK once to select a) VOL (Volume offset), twice to select b) » IN-AMP« (Input Amplifier) or three times to select c) AFT (Automatic Fine Tuning). The selected item changes colour.

To adjust or change:

Volume offset (VOL)

Using A+ or V— you can adjust the volume level for the selected programme position within a range from —7 to +7. Press OK to store the volume level.

Repeat step 5 to set the volume level for other programme positions.

IN-AMP (input amplifier)

Using A+ or V— select »Off« for the selected programme position. Press OK to confirm the selection. Repeat step 5 to switch off the input amplifier for other programme positions.

AFT

Using A+ or V— you can fine-tune the channel within a range from —15 to +15. Press OK to store the fine-tuned level. Repeat step 5 to fine-tune the other channels.

Press MENU to return to the normal TV mode.

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To go back to the normal TV picture: Press MENU.

Skipping Programme Positions

You can skip unused programme positions when selecting programmes with the PROGR +/- buttons. However, the skipped programmes may still be called up when you use the number buttons.

Press MENU to display the main menu.

Select the symbol E=4 for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears.

Select »Manual Programme Preset« with A+ or V— and

press OK.

The MANUAL PROGRAMME PRESET menu appears. (See Fig. 19.) Using A+ or V-, select the programme position which you want to skip and press OK.

The »SYS« position changes colour.

Press A+ or V-— until »— ——« appears in the SYSTEM position. (See Fig. 20.)

Press OK. (See Fig. 21.)

When you select programmes using the PROGR +/— buttons, the programme position will be skipped.

Repeat steps 4 to 6 to skip other programme positions.

Captioning a Station Name

Programme names are usually automatically taken from Teletext if available. You can also »name« a channel or an input video source using up to five characters (letters or numbers) to be displayed on the TV screen (e.g. BBC1). Using this function, you can easily identify which channel or video source you are watching.

Press MENU to display the main menu.

Select the symbol Ej for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears.

Select »Manual Programme Preset« with A+ or V— and

press OK. The MANUAL PROGRAMME PRESET menu appears. (See Fig. 22.)

Using A+ or V-, select the programme position you want to caption and press OK repeatedly until the first element of the LABEL position is highlighted.

Select a letter or number with A+ or V— and press OK.

The next element will be highlighted.

Select other characters in the same way. If you want to leave an element blank, select and press OK. (See Fig. 23.)

After selecting all the characters, press OK repeatedly until the

cursor appears by the next programme position (at the left margin).

Now the caption you chose is stored. (See Fig. 24.) Repeat steps 5 and 6 to caption names for other channels.

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If you try to select a programme that has been blocked:

The message »LOCKED« appears on the biank TV screen.

Parental Lock

You can prevent undesirabie broadcasts from appearing on the screen. We suggest you use this function to prevent children from watching programmes which you consider unsuitable.

Press MENU to display the main menu.

Select the symbol E=J for »Preset« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PRESET menu appears.

Select »Parental Lock« with A+ or V— and press OK. The PARENTAL LOCK menu appears. (See Fig. 25.)

Using A+ or V-, select the programme position you want to block and press OK.

The symbot @ appears in front of the programme number indicating that this programme is now blocked. (See Fig. 26.)

Repeat step 4 to block other programme positions.

Cancelling blocking On the PARENTAL LOCK menu, select the programme position you want to unblock with A+ or V-.

Press OK. The symbol @ disappears indicating that the blocking has been cancelled.

Tuning in a Channel Temporarily

You can tune in a channel temporarily, even when it has not been preset. Use the buttons on the Full-Function side of the Remote Commander.

Press C on the Remote Commander. For cable channels, press

C twice. The indication »C« (»S« for cable channels) appears on the

screen.

Enter the double-digit channel number using the number buttons (e.g. for channel 4, first press 0, then 4).

The channel appears.

However, the channel will not be stored.

Operating Instructions

Watching the TV

If no picture appears when you depress © on the TV

and if the standby indicator on the TV is Kit, the TV is in standby mode, Press © or one of the number buttons to switch it an.

This section explains the basic functions you use while watching TV. Most of the operations can be done using the simple side of the Remote Commander.

Switching the TV on and off

Switching on Depress © on the TV.

Switching off temporarily

Press © on the Remote Commander.

The TV enters standby mode and the standby indicator on the front of the TV lights up.

To switch on again

Press (1, PROGR +/-, or one of the number buttons on the Remote Commander.

Switching off completely Depress © on the TV.

Selecting TV Programmes Press PROGR +/- or the number buttons. To select a double-digit number

Press —/—-, then the number. For example, if you want to choose 23, press —/—-, 2 and 3.

Adjusting the Volume

Press .<J+/-.

Operating the TV Using the Buttons on the TV

With the buttons on the TV, you can select programmes, adjust the volume, and select video input sources.

Press P + «J +) button repeatedly until the programme , rT

number, «<1 (for volume), or ) (for video input picture) appears. Then adjust with the —/+ buttons.

Press —/+ buttons to switch on the TV from the standby mode. Press —/+ simultaneously to reset picture and sound controls to the factory preset level (RESET function).

For details of the teletext operation, refer to page 52.

For details of the video input picture, refer to page 55.

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Watching Teletext or Video Input

Watching teletext

Press © to view the teletext.

Press three number buttons to select a page.

Press one of the coloured buttons for fastext operation.

Press &) (PAGE +) or & (PAGE -) for the next or preceeding page.

To go back to the normal TV picture, press OC.

Watching a video input picture

Press +) repeatedly until the desired video input appears. To go back to the normal TV picture, press ©C.

More Convenient Functions

Use the Full-Function side of the Remote Commander.

Displaying the on screen indications

Press once to display all the indications. They will disappear after some seconds.

Press @ twice to have the programme number and label stay on screen. Press twice again to make indications disappear. Muting the sound.

Press %,

To resume normal sound, press % again.

Displaying the time

Press @). This function is available only when teletext is broadcast.

To make the time display disappear, press © again. Displaying the Programme Table

Press OK. A Programme Table will be displayed on the right side of the TV screen (See Fig.27).

Selecting TV programmes Press PROGR +/- or select the desired programme position using A+ or V— and press OK.

To make the Programme Table disappear, press MENU.

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if you have made a mistake:

Press #= to go back to the previous position.

To go back to the main menu:

Keep pressing =.

To go back to the normai TV picture:

Press MENU.

Note on LINE OUT:

The audio level and the dual sound mode output from the G jack on the rear correspond to the HEADPHONES VOLUME and DUAL SOUND settings.

When watching a video input source with stereo sound:

You can select DUAL SOUND to change the sound.

Adjusting and Setting the

TV Using the Menu

Adjusting the Picture and Sound

Although the picture and sound are adjusted at the factory, you can adjust them to suit your own taste. In addition, you can reduce the picture noise. You can also select dual sound (bilingual) programmes when available, adjust the sound for listening with the headphones (1).

Press @ (for picture) or 5 (for sound) on the Remote Commander. or

Press MENU and select on the screen the symbol [li] for Picture Control or J Sound Control, then press OK.

The PICTURE CONTROL or SOUND CONTROL menu appears. (See Fig. 28 or Fig. 29)

Using A+ or V—, select the item you want to adjust and press OK.The selected item changes colour. (See Fig. 30)

5 Digital Mode lect Y A and press OK

0? Bual Sound (A)

Adjust the setting with A+ or V and press OK. esas The cursor appears beside the next item (at the left margin). (See Fig. 31) Fig. 30 For the effect of each control, see the table below. aan Repeat steps 2 and 3 to adjust other items. = Colour Fig. 31 Effect of each control PICTURE CONTROL Effect Contrast Less ——t—— More Brightness Darker ——I—— Brighter Colour Less ——}—— More Hue {only for NTSC} Greenish ——1—— Reddish Sharpness Softer ——I—— Sharper Reset Resets picture to the factory preset levels. Screen Mode Auto (automatic selection of 16:9 broadcasts decoded in 4:3) => 4:3 Normal 16:9 Wide screen effect Noise Reduction Off: Normal on: Reduction of picture noise in case of weak signals Digital Mode I: Normal lt: LFR (Line Flicker Reduction) off SOUND CONTROL Effect Treble Less —l-- More Bass Less —+— More Balance More left —I— More right Reset Resets sound to the factory preset levels. Loudness off : Normal on ; When listening to low volume sound. Space off : Normal on : Obtain acoustic sound effect. Dual Sound A: channel 1 B:channel2 stereo mono The selected mode of the A-CD-B indicator on the TV lights up. Headphones: () Volume Less —I— More (? Dual Sound A: channel 1 B: channel2 stereo mono

PIP (if PIP is switched on you can select the PIP sound for

the headphones)

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To switch off the timer:

Select »OFF« in step 3.

To check the remain- ing time: Press @.

To go back to the normal TV picture: Press MENU.

Using the Sleep Timer

You can select a time period after which the TV automatically switches into standby mode.

Using A+ or V- select the symbol © for »Timer« and press OK. The TIMER menu appears (see Fig. 32).

Press OK.

The time period option changes colour.

Select the time period with A+ or V-. The time period (in minutes) changes as follows: OFF—10—20-30-+40-+50-+60—70-+80-+90

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After selecting the time period, press OK.

The cursor moves back to the left margin and the timer starts counting.

One minute before the TV switches into standby mode, a message is displayed on the screen.

PIP (Picture in Picture)

Notes:

* RGB input source cannot be