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© 2002 Sony Corporation
If, after reading this instruction manual, you have additional
questions related to the use of your Sony projection TV,
please call one of the following numbers (English only).
Customers in the continental United States
contact the Direct Response Center at:
1-800-222-SONY (7669)
Customers in Canada contact the
Customer Relations Center at:
(416) 499-SONY (7669)
Printed in U.S.A.

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To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
expose the LCD Projection TV to rain or
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage"
within the product's enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of
electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
To prevent electric shock, do not use this polarized AC
plug with an extension cord, receptacle or other outlet
unless the blades can be fully inserted to prevent blade
Note on Caption Vision
This television receiver provides display of television
closed captioning in accordance with §15.119 of the FCC
Note to CATV system installer
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system
installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that
provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in
particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be
connected to the grounding system of the building, as
close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Use of this television receiver for other than private
viewing of programs broadcast on UHF, VHF,
transmitted by cable companies or satellite for the
use of the general public may require authorization
from the broadcaster/cable company and/or
program owner.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference with radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antennas.
Increase the separation between the equipment and
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
This document is for the remote control RM-Y912.
MODEL: KF-50XBR800, KF-60XBR800
Please keep this notice with the instruction manual.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in
this manual could void your warranty and
your authority to operate this equipment.

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Operate the LCD Projection TV only on 120 V AC.
The plug is designed, for safety purposes, to fit into
the wall outlet only one way. If you are unable to
insert the plug fully into the outlet, contact your
If any liquid or solid object should fall inside the
cabinet, unplug the LCD Projection TV immediately
and have it checked by qualified service personnel
before operating it further.
If you will not be using the LCD Projection TV for
several days, disconnect the power by pulling the plug
itself. Never pull on the cord.
For details concerning safety precautions, see
"Important Safeguards" on page 4.
To prevent internal heat buildup, do not block the
ventilation openings.
Do not install the LCD Projection TV in a hot or
humid place, or in a place subject to excessive dust or
mechanical vibration.
Avoid operating the LCD Projection TV at
temperature below 41°F (5°C).
If the LCD Projection TV is transported directly from
a cold to a warm location, or if the room temperature
changes suddenly, the picture may be blurred or show
poor color. In this case, please wait a few hours to let
the moisture evaporate before turning on the LCD
Projection TV.
To obtain the best picture, do not expose the screen to
direct illumination or direct sunlight. It is
recommended to use spot lighting directed down from
the ceiling or to cover the windows that face the
screen with opaque drapery. It is desirable to install
the LCD Projection TV in a room where the floor and
walls are not of a reflective material.
ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. registered mark.
TruSurround and the (
) symbol are trademarks of SRS
Labs, Inc.
TruSurround technology is incorporated under license
from SRS Labs, Inc.
BBE and BBE Symbol are trademarks of BBE Sound, Inc.
and are licensed by BBE Sound, Inc. under U.S. Patent No.
4,638,258 and 4,482,866.
Pour prévenir les chocs électriques, ne pas utiliser cette
fiche polarisée avec un prolongateur, une prise de courant
ou une autre sortie de courant, sauf si les lames peuvent tre
inserées à fond sans en laisser aucune partie à decouvert.
Owner's Record
The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the
LCD Projection TV, below the Sony logo, on the sticker,
and also on the TV box (white label). Record these
numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them
whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this
Model No.
Serial No.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner,
Sony Corporation has determined
that this product meets the
ENERGY STAR® guidelines for
energy efficiency.

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Important Safety Instruction
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Following all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong.
The wide blade or the third prong are provided for
your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into
your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of
the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
12) Use only with the cart stand, tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
15) Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
Important Safeguards
For your protection, please read these instructions
completely, and keep this manual for future reference.
Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, cautions
and instructions placed on the set or described in the
operating instructions or service manual.
To guard against injury, the following basic safety
precautions should be observed in the installation, use
and servicing of the set.
Power Sources
This set should be operated only from
the type of power source indicated on
the serial/model plate. If you are not sure
of the type of electrical power supplied
to your home, consult your dealer or
local power company. For those sets designed to operate
from battery power, refer to the operating instructions.
Grounding or Polarization
This set is equipped with a polarized AC power cord plug
(a plug having one blade wider than the other), or with a
three-wire grounding type plug (a plug having a third pin
for grounding). Follow the instructions below:
For the set with a polarized AC power cord
This plug will fit into the power outlet
only one way. This is a safety feature. If
you are unable to insert the plug fully
into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If
the plug still fails to fit, contact your electrician to have a
suitable outlet installed. Do not defeat the safety purpose
of the polarized plug by forcing it in.
Alternate Warning for the set with a three-
wire grounding type AC plug
This plug will only fit into a grounding-
type power outlet. This is a safety
feature. If you are unable to insert the
plug into the outlet, contact your
electrician to have a suitable outlet
installed. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
grounding plug.

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Do not overload wall outlets, extension
cords or convenience receptacles
beyond their capacity, since this can
result in fire or electric shock.
Always turn the set off when it is not
being used. When the set is left
unattended and unused for long
periods of time, unplug it from the
wall outlet as a precaution against the
possibility of an internal malfunction that could create a
fire hazard.
If a snapping or popping sound from a TV
set is continuous or frequent while the TV
is operating, unplug the TV and consult
your dealer or service technician. It is
normal for some TV sets to make
occasional snapping or popping sounds,
particularly when being turned on or off.
Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into the
set through the cabinet slots as they may
touch dangerous voltage points or short
out parts that could result in a fire or
electric shock. Never spill liquid of any
kind on the set.
Do not use attachments not
recommended by the manufacturer, as
they may cause hazards.
Clean the cabinet of the LCD Projection
TV with a dry soft cloth. To remove dust
from the screen, wipe it gently with a soft
cloth. Stubborn stains may be removed
with a cloth slightly dampened with
solution of mild soap and warm water. Never use strong
solvents such as thinner or benzine for cleaning.
If the picture becomes dark after using the LCD
Projection TV for a long period of time, it may be
necessary to clean the inside of the LCD Projection TV.
Consult qualified service personnel.
On contamination on the screen surface
The screen surface has a special coating to reduce a
picture displayed by reflecting. If you clean the screen
surface in the wrong way, the screen may be damaged. To
clean the screen, do as follows:
Clean the screen with a soft cloth, such as the
supplied cleaning cloth or a glass cleaning cloth.
To remove hard contamination, use the supplied
cleaning cloth or a glass cleaning cloth moistened
with a solution of mild detergent and water.
Do not use any type of abrasive pad, alkaline
cleaner, acid cleaner, scouring powder, chemical
cloth, or solvent such as alcohol, benzene or thinner,
as these may scratch the screen's coating.
Water and Moisture
Do not use power-line operated sets
near water -- for example, near a
bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or
laundry tub, in a wet basement, or
near a swimming pool, etc.
Do not place the set on an unstable
cart, stand, table or shelf. The set
may fall, causing serious injury to a
child or an adult and serious damage
to the set. Use only a cart or stand
recommended by the manufacturer
for the specific model of LCD
Projection TV. An appliance and cart
combination should be moved with
care. Quick stops, excessive force,
and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart
combination to overturn.
The slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or
bottom are provided for necessary ventilation. To ensure
reliable operation of the set, and to protect it from
overheating, these slots and openings must never be
blocked or covered.
Never cover the slots and openings
with a cloth or other materials.