4-084-259-12 (1) Trinitron Color TV Operating Instructions GB • Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. KV-TG21 KV-PG14 © 2001 Sony Corporation L70
A Getting Started Step 1 Insert the batteries (supplied) into the remote. b Note • Do not use old batteries nor use different types of batteries together. Step 2 Connect the antenna cable (not supplied) to 8 (antenna input) at the rear of the TV. Tip • You can also connect your TV to other optional components. (See E) Step 3 Plug in the power cord, then press ! on the TV to turn it on. b SELECT Step 4 Press SELECT and PROGR + on the TV at the same time for one to two seconds to preset the channels PROGR automatically. (See J) Tip • To stop the automatic channel presetting, press SELECT. SELECT Step 5 Press SELECT on the remote until “LANGUAGE/ : ENGLISH” appears on the screen, then press + or – to change the on-screen display language.
B WARNING • Dangerously high voltages are present inside the TV. • TV operating voltage: 110 – 240 V AC. • Do not plug in the power cord until you have completed making all other connections; otherwise a minimum leakage current might flow through the antenna and other terminals to ground. • To avoid battery leakage and damage to the remote, remove the batteries from the remote if you are not going to use it for several days. If any liquid that leaks from the batteries touches you, immediately wash it away with water. For your own safety, do not touch any part of the For children’s safety, do not leave children alone TV, the power cord and the antenna cable during with the TV. Do not allow children to climb onto lightning storms. it. Do not operate the TV if any liquid or solid object To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose falls into it. Have it checked immediately by the TV to rain or moisture. qualified personnel only. Do not block the ventilation openings of the TV. Clean the TV with a dry and soft cloth. Do not use Do not install the TV in a confined space, such benzine, thinner, or any other chemicals to clean as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. the TV. Do not scratch the picture tube. Do not open the cabinet and the rear cover of the Your TV is recommended for home use only. TV as high voltages and other hazards are Do not use the TV in any vehicle or where it may present inside the TV. Refer servicing and be subject to excessive dust, heat, moisture or disposal of the TV to qualified personnel. vibrations.
WARNING (continued) Do not plug in too many appliances to the same Do not place any objects on the TV. power socket. Do not damage the power cord. Pull the power cord out by the plug. Do not pull the power cord itself. Even if your TV is turned Install the TV on a stable TV stand and floor which off, it is still connected to the AC power source can support the TV set weight. Ensure that the TV (mains) as long as the power cord is plugged in. stand surface is flat and its area is larger than the Unplug the TV before moving it or if you are not bottom area of the TV. going to use it for several days. C Securing the TV B KV-TG21 only To prevent the TV from falling, use the supplied screws, clamps and band to secure the TV. 20 mm 3.8 mm screws clamps band Screw the band to the TV stand and to the provided hole at the rear of your TV. or (1) Put a cord or chain through the clamps. (2) Screw one clamp to a wall or pillar and the other clamp to the provided hole at the rear of your TV. Note • Use only the supplied screws. Use of other screws may damage the TV.
D TV front and rear panels TV rear panel 0 qa qs TV front panel ! SELECT PROGR 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 21 Button Function 1 ! Turn off or turn on the TV. 2 Remote control sensor. 3 1 Standby indicator. 3 Wake Up indicator. 4 PROGR +/– Select program number. 5 2 +/– * Adjust volume. 6 t Select TV or video input. 7 SELECT Select the desired item. 8 Earphone terminal. 9, qa t Video input terminal. 0 8 Antenna input terminal. qs T Monitor output terminal. * You can also use the 2 +/– buttons on the TV to work as the +/– buttons on the remote.
E Connecting optional components Connecting to the video input terminal ( t ) TV front panel Audio/Video cable (not supplied) Camcorder TV rear panel Video game equipment Antenna cable (not supplied) Audio/Video cable (not supplied) VCR Note • Do not connect video equipment to t (video input) at the front and the rear of your TV at the same time; otherwise the picture will not be displayed properly on the screen. Connecting to the monitor output terminal (T) TV rear panel Audio/Video cable Audio system (not supplied) VCR
F Troubleshooting If you find any problem while viewing your TV, please check the following guide. If any problem persists, contact your Sony dealer. Symptom Solutions Snowy picture, • Check the antenna cable and connection on the TV, VCR and on the wall. noisy sound • Preset the channel manually again. (See J) • Check the antenna setup. Contact a Sony dealer for advice. No picture, no sound • Check the power cord, antenna and the VCR connections. • Press ?/1 (power) or ! (main power) to turn on the TV. Good picture, no sound • Press 2 + to increase the volume level. • Press % to cancel the muting. Dotted lines or stripes • Do not use a hair dryer or other equipment near the TV. • Check the antenna setup. Contact a Sony dealer for advice. Double images or • Use the fine tuning ("FINE") function. (See J) “ghosts” • Turn off or disconnect the booster if it is in use. • Check the antenna setup. Contact a Sony dealer for advice. No color • Select the appropriate color system. (See J) • Adjust the color level. (See K) • Check the antenna setup. Contact a Sony dealer for advice. Abnormal color • Keep external speakers or other electrical equipment away from the TV. patches Press ! (main power) to turn off the TV for about 15 minutes, then turn it on again to demagnetize the TV. The 1 (standby) • Count the number of times the 1 (standby) indicator flashes. Press ! indicator on your TV (main power) to turn off your TV. Contact your nearest Sony service flashes red several center. times after every three seconds. TV cabinet creaks. • Changes in room temperature sometimes make the TV cabinet expand or contract, making a noise. This does not indicate a malfunction. A "boom" sound is • The TV's demagnetizing function is working. This does not indicate a heard when the TV is malfunction. turned on.
G Specifications KV-TG21L70 KV-PG14L70 Note Power requirements 110-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Power consumption (W) Indicated on the rear of the TV Television system B/G Color system PAL, PAL 60, SECAM, NTSC3.58 (AV IN), NTSC4.43 Channel coverage VHF: E2 to E12 UHF: E21 to E69 CATV: S01 to S03, S1 to S41 8 (Antenna) 75-ohm external terminal Audio output (Speaker) 3W + 3W 3W Number of terminal (Video) Input: 2* Output: 1 Phono jacks; 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms * One input line available (Audio) Input: 2* Output: 1 Phono jacks; 500 mVrms * One input line available (Earphone) Output: 1 Monaural minijack Picture tube 21 in. 14 in. Tube size (cm) 54 37 Measured diagonally Screen size (cm) 51 34 Measured diagonally Dimensions (w/h/d, mm) 497 × 458 × 487 375 × 346 × 411 Mass (kg) 25 12 Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
H Remote control 0 Button Function See 1 ?/1 Turn off temporarily or – qa 1 turn on the TV. 2 a Display the TV program. – qs 2 3 JUMP Jump to previous – qd program number. 1 2 3 4 PROGR +/– Select program number. – 4 5 6 qf 5 2 +/– Adjust volume. – 7 8 9 6 SELECT Select the desired item. – - 0 7 PIC MODE Select picture mode. K 2 JUMP 3 9 +/– Adjust items. SOUND PROGR – MODE 4 qg 0 Display on-screen – 5 information. qh qa % Mute the sound. – qd t Select TV or video input. – qj 6 qf 0 – 9, ÷ Input numbers. – qk 7 Timer operations FAVORITE 8 qj Set TV to turn on I ql automatically. 9 qk Set TV to turn off I automatically. TV qg SOUND MODE Not function for your TV. – qh A/B Not function for your TV. – Teletext operations (green label) 8 x (red, green, yellow, blue) 0 qs qd Not function for your TV. – qh qj qk ql FAVORITE Not function for your TV. –
I Setting the timers You can turn on and off your TV by using the and buttons respectively. Setting the Wake Up timer \/1 1 Press until the desired period of time appears on the screen. 1 2 3 4 5 6 WAKE UP TIMER:0H10M (After 10 minutes) 7 8 9 - 0 JUMP SOUND 2 PROGR MODE WAKE UP TIMER:OFF WAKE UP TIMER:12H00M (No Wake Up timer) (After 12 hours) The Wake Up timer starts immediately after you FAVORITE have set it. TV 2 Select the program number or video input you want to wake up to. 3 Press \/1, or set the Sleep timer if you want the TV to turn off automatically. The indicator on the TV lights up orange when the TV goes into standby mode. Setting the Sleep timer Press until the desired period of time appears on the screen. SLEEP TIMER:30M SLEEP TIMER:60M (After 30 minutes) (After 60 minutes) SLEEP TIMER:OFF SLEEP TIMER:90M (No Sleep timer) (After 90 minutes) The Sleep timer starts immediately after you have set it. Notes • You can also cancel the Wake Up and Sleep timers by turning off the TV’s main power. • If no buttons or controls are pressed for more than two hours after the TV is turned on using the Wake Up timer, the TV automatically goes into standby mode.
J Presetting channels You can automatically preset up to 100 TV channels in numerical sequence from program number 1, or manually preset desired channels and channels that cannot be preset automatically. Presetting channels automatically from a specified program number Number 1 4 2 5 3 6 1 Press SELECT until “AUTO PROGRAM” appears on the screen. buttons 7 8 9 - SOUND MODE 0 2 JUMP PROGR 2 Press + or – once to enter the “AUTO PROGRAM” mode. The on-screen display will start flashing. + or – 3 the Press PROGR +/– or the number buttons until desired program number appears on the FAVORITE screen. PIC MODE SELECT TV 4 automatically. Press + or – to start presetting channels PROGR +/– Presetting channels manually 1 Press SELECT until “MANUAL PROGRAM” appears on the screen. 2 PROGRAM” Press + or – once to enter the “MANUAL mode. 3 the Press PROGR +/– or the number buttons until desired program number appears on the screen. 4 appears Press + or – until the desired channel picture on the screen. 5 3Totopreset 4. other channels manually, repeat steps
Presetting channels (continued) To change the color system setting If the color is abnormal when receiving programs through the 8 (antenna input) terminal or the t (video input) terminal (1) Press SELECT until “COLOR SYS” appears on the screen. (2) Press + or – to select the appropriate color system until the color is optimal. AUTO PAL SECAM NTSC3.58 NTSC4.43 To skip program numbers (1) Press PROGR +/– or the number buttons until the unused or unwanted program number appears on the screen. (2) Press SELECT until “MANUAL PROGRAM” appears on the screen. (3) Press + or – once to enter the “MANUAL PROGRAM” mode. (4) Press PIC MODE to skip the unused or unwanted program number. (5) Press SELECT to exit the “MANUAL PROGRAM” mode. Note • To restore the skipped program number again, preset the channel automatically or manually. To use the fine tuning function The fine tuning (FINE) function may help to reduce the following problems: double images and lines moving across the TV screen. You can use the fine tuning function as below: (1) Select the program number you want to adjust. (2) Press SELECT until “MANUAL PROGRAM” appears on the screen. (3) Press + or – once to enter the “MANUAL PROGRAM” mode. (4) Press to display “FINE” on the screen. (5) Press + or – continuously until the above problems are minimized. The + or – icon on the screen flashes while tuning. (6) Press SELECT to exit the “MANUAL PROGRAM” mode.
K Customizing the picture You can customize the picture by selecting the picture mode or by adjusting its settings. Selecting the picture mode Press PIC MODE to select the desired picture mode. 1 2 3 Select To 4 5 6 “DYNAMIC” view high contrast pictures. 7 8 9 “STANDARD” view normal contrast pictures. - 0 JUMP SOUND MODE 2 PROGR “SOFT” view mild pictures. SELECT Adjusting the picture setting + or – FAVORITE 1 Press SELECT until the desired setting appears. Each time you press SELECT, the setting item will PIC MODE change as follows: TV PICTURE COLOR BRIGHT SHARP HUE 2 Press + or – to adjust the item. 3 To adjust other items, repeat steps 1 to 2. Notes • “HUE” can be adjusted for the NTSC color system only. • Reducing “SHARP” can also reduce picture noise.