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Instructions AA68 - 01808A
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Warning ! Important Safety Instructions CAUTION CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK , DO NOT REMOVE COVER ( OR BACK ) . NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE . REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL . This symbol indk ates high voltage is present inside . It is dangerous to make any kind of contact with any inside part of this product . This symbol alerts you that important literature concerning operatkm and maintenance has been included with this product . Note to CATV system installer : This reminder is provided to call CATV system installer _ attention to Article 820 40 of the National Electrical Code ( Section 54 of Canadian Electrical Code , Part I ) , 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 . Caution : FCC / CSA regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifica - tions to this equipment may void the user's authority to operate it . Caution : To prevent electric shock , mateh the wide blade of plug to the wide slot , and f _ dly insert the plug . Attention : pour eviter les ehocs electriques , introduire la lame le plus large de la fiche dans la borne correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqu'au fond . hnportant : One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of copyrighted TV programs is an infringement of U . S . copyright laws . Certain Canadian programs may also be copyrighted and any unauthorized re _ ording in whole or in part may be in violation of these rights . To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard , do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture .
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Thank You for Choosing This TV Thank you % r choosing this TV ! Your new Projection TV represents the latest in television technology . We designed it with easy - to - use on - screen menus and closed captioning capabili - ties , making it one of the best products in its class . We are proud to offer you a product that will provide convenient , dependable service and ei _ joyment fbr years to come . Important Safety Information ! _ Always be careflll when using your TV receiver . To reduce the risk of fire , electrical shock , and other iil , jllt'ies , keep these safety precautions ii ] mind when installing , using , and maintaining yollt " machine . • Read all safety and operating instructions befi ) re operating your TV • Keep the sa % ty and operating instrllctions for flltllre re % rence . • Heed all warnings on the TV receiver and in the operating instrllctions . • Follow all operating and use instrllctions . • Unphlg the TV receiver fl'om the wall outlet be % re cleaning . Use a damp cloth ; do not use liqllid or aerosol cleaners . • Never add any attachments and / or equipment without approval of the manufacturer . Such additions can increase the risk of fire , electric shock , or other personal iil , jllry . • Do not use the TV receiver where contact with oi " il _ - a _ - _ ei'sioi - i _ n water is a possibility , such as near bath tubs , sinks , washing machines , swimming pools , etc . • Do not place the TV on an unstable cart , stand , tripod , bracket , or table where it can fall . A falling TV can cause serious iI _ jury to a child or adult , and serious damage to the appliance . Use only with a cart , stand , tripod , bracket , or table recommended by the manu - facturer or sold with the TV Follow the manufacturer _ instruc - tions when mounting the unit , and use a mounting accessory rec - ommended by the manufacturer . Move the TV and cart with care . Quick stops , excessive fierce , and uneven surfaces can make the unit and cart unsteady and likely to overtllrn . • Provide ventilation % r the TV receiver . The unit is designed with slots in the cabinet for vet > tilation to protect it fi'om overheating . Do not block these openings with any otqject , and do not place the TV receiver on a bed , sofa , rug , or other similar surface . Do not place it near a radiator or heat register . If you place the TV receiver on a rack or bookcase , ensllre that there is adequate ventilation and that you've fi ) llowed the manufacturer _ instructions fi ) r mount - ing . • Operate your TV receiver only fl'om the type of power source indicated on the marking label . If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your home , consult your appliance dealer or local power company • Use only a grol reded or polarized ol Met . For yollt " sa % ty , this TV is eqllipped with a polarized alternating current line phlg having one blade wider than the other . This phlg will fit into the power outlet only one way . If you are unable to insert the phlg fully into the outlet , try reversing the ph lg . If the ph lg still does not fit , contact yollt " electrician to replace yollt " ol Met . SAI : ETY 1
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• Protect the power cord . Power supply cords should be routed so that they won't be walked on or pinched by olqjects placed on or against them . Pay particular attention to cords at plugs , cot ) - venience receptacles , and the point where they exit fl'om the unit . • Unplug the TV fl'om the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system during a light - ning storm or when left unattended and unused for long periods of time . This will prevent dam - age to the unit dlle to lightning and powe > line sllrges . • Avoid overhead power lines . An outside antenna system should not be placed in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits or where it cat ) fall into such power lines or ci * vuits . Whet ) installing an outside antenna system , be extremely careflll to kee t ) fl'om touching the power lines or circuits . Contact with such lines cat ) be fatal . • Do not overload the wall outlet or extension cords . Overloading cat ) result in fire or electric shock . • Do not insert anything through the openings in the unit , where they can touch dangerous volt - age points or damage parts . Never spill liquid of any kind on the TV • Ground outdoor antennas . If an outside antenna or cable EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A . . N . . . . . . r ENNA system is connected to the TV ] be sure the antenna or . . . . LEAr ) IN WIRE cable system is grounded so as to provide some GROUND CLAMP ANTENNA protection against voltage surges and built - up static ( NEC SECTION 810 - 20 } charges . Section 810 of the National Electrical Code , GROUNDING ANSI / NFPA No . 70 - 1984 , provides information about CONDUCTO _ tS ( NDEISCCHA £ REGCErlON UNI8T10 - 21 / proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure , OUND CLAMPS grounding of the lead - in wire to an antenna discharge POWER SERVICE GROt NDING unit , size of grounding conductors , location of antenna ELEOTROD £ SYSTEM discharge unit , connection to grounding electrodes , and NO NA 110NAI ECrRICAI CODE ( NEC ART 250 , PART H ) reqldrements for the grolmding electrode . • Do not attempt to service the TV yourself . Re % r all servicing to qualified service personnel . Unplug the unit fl'om the wall outlet and refbr servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions : - when the t ) owe > sut ) ply cord or plug is damaged - if liquid has been spilled on the unit or if olqjects have fallen into the unit - if the TV has been exposed to rait - _ or water - if the TV does not operate normally by following the operating instructions - if the TV has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged - when the TV exhibits a distinct change it - _ performance • If you make a @ lstments yourself , adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions . Adjusting other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the TV to normal . • When i'et ) lacement parts are required , be sure the service technician uses replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or those that have the same characteristics as the original part . Unauthorized substitutions may result in additional damage to the unit . • Upon completion of any service or repairs to this TV _ ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the TV is in a safe operating condition . This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules . Operation is subject to the follow - ing two conditions : ( 1 ) This device may not cause harmful interference , and ( 2 ) This device nlust accept any interference that nlay cause undesired operation . This television receiver provides display of television closed captioning in accordance with § 15.119 of the FCC rules . 2 SA ] Vr _
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Important Warranty Information Regarding Television Format Viewing Standard screen % rmat televisions ( 4 : 3 , the aspect ratio of the screen width to height ) are pri - marily designed to view standard format flfil - motion video . The images displayed on them should primarily be ii - _ the standard 4 : 3 ratio format and constantly moving . Displaying station - ary graphics and images on screen , such as the dark top and bottom letterbox bars ( wide screen pictures ) , should be limited to no more than 15 % of the total television viewing per " week . Wide screen % treat televisions ( 16 : 9 , the aspect ratio of the screen width to height ) are primar - ily designed to view wide screen format fifil - motion video . The images displayed on them should primarily be in the wide screen 1 ( 5 : 9 ratio format , or expanded to fill the screen if yolu " model offers this feature , and constantly moving . Displaying stationary graphics and images on screen , such as the dark side - bars on not > expanded standard format television video and pro - gramming , should be limited to no more than 15 % of the total television viewing per week . Additionally , viewing other stationary images and text such as stock market reports , video game displays , station logos , web sites or computer gi'aphics and patterns , should be limited as described above for all televisions . Displaying any stationary images that exceed the above guidelines can cause uneven aging of picture tubes ( Ct _ Fs ) that leave subtle , but permanent burned - in ghost images in the television picture . To avoid this , vary the t _ i'ogi'amming and images , and primarily display full screen moving images , not stationary patterns or dark bars . On television models that oft _ i " picture sizing f _ atures , use these controls to view the different fbrmats as a flfil screen picture . Be careflfi in the selection and duration of television formats used for viewing . Uneven CRT aging as a result of format selection and use , as well as other burned - in images , is not covered by yol u " Samsl mg limited warranty . SAFETY _
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CONTENTS ] Chapter 1 : Your New TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1 List of Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1 Familiarizing Yourself with Your New TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2 Front Pand Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.2 Front Panel Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.3 Rear Pat > l Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.4 Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5 Chapter 2 : Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 Antennas with 300 - ohm Flat Twin Leads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 Antennas with 75 - ohm Round Leads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 SepaI - ate VHF and UHF Antennes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 Connecting Cable TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 Cable without a Cable Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 Connecting to a Cable Box lh _ t Descrambles All Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 Connecting to a Cable Box lh _ t Descrambles some Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 Connecting a VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4 Connecting _ n S - VHS VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 Connecting a Second VCR m Record from the TV . . . . . . . 2 . ( 5 Connecting a Camcorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.7 Installing Batleries in the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.8 Chapter 3 : Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1 Turning the TV On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1 Ac ! justing basic convergence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1 At { just Red Convergence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.2 At { just Blue Convergence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.2 View > g the Metals and On - Selden Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.3 Viewing the Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.3 Viewing the Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.3 Selecting a Menu Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.4 Memorizing the Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.5 Selecting the Video Signal - source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.5 Storing Channds > Memo W ( Automatic Method ) . . . . . . . 3.6 Adding and Eras > g Channels ( Manual Method ) . . . . . . . . 3.7 Changing Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.7 Using the Channel Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.7 Dil _ ctly Accessing Channds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.7 Setting the Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.8 Ac { just > g the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.9 Using Mute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.9 Customizing the Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.10 Using Aummatk " Pictui _ Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.11 Customizing the Sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.12 Using Automatic Sound Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.13 View > g a VCR or Camcorder Tape . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.14 1 CONTENTS
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CONTENTS ] Chapter 4 : Special Features . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1 Customizing Your Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1 Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1 Setting Up Yo * lrRemote Control to Operate Yo * lr Cable Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.2 Setting the On / Off Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.4 Setting the Sleep Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.5 Viewing Closed Captions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . ( 5 Fine • ruing Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.7 LNA ( Low Noise Amplifier ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.8 Special Audio Options : MTS and Headphones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.9 Choosing a M * flti - Channel Solu _ d ( MTS ) Solu _ dtrack . . . . . 4.9 Using Wireless Headphones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.10 Setting ut ) Wireless Headphones with Pict * we - in - Pict * * re . . . . 4.10 Viewing Pict * * re - in - Pict * * re . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.11 Activating Pict * * re - in - Pict * * re . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.11 Selecting a Signal Sol * rce ( Antenna or Cable ) for PIP . . . . . 4.12 Selecting a Signal Source ( External A / V ) for PIP . . . . . . . . . 4.12 Swapping the Contents of the PIP image and Main image . 4.12 Changing the PIP Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.13 Changing the Location ( Rotating ) the PIP Window . . . . . . 4.13 Freezing the PIP Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.13 Changing the Size of the PIP Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.13 Scanning the Available Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.13 Using the V - Chip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.14 Setting Up Yo * * rPersonal ID N _ * mber ( PIN ) . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.14 How to Enable / Disable the V - Chip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.15 How to Set up Restrictions Using the " TV g _ * idelines " . . . . 4.15 How to Set up Restrictions using the MPAARatings : G , PC , PC - 13 , R , NC - 17 , X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.17 How to Reset the TV after the V - Chip Blocks a Channel ( " Emergency Escape " ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.18 Chapter 5 : Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1 Identifying Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A . 1 Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using Yo * * rTV in Another Col retry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CONTENTS 2
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Your NEw TV List of Features Your TV was designed with the latest technology . This TV is a high - performance unit that inchldes the fbllowing special featllres : • Easy - to - use remote control • Easy - to - use on - screen menu system • Automatic timer to turn the TV on and off • Ac { justable picture and sound settings that can be stored in the TV _ memory • A * ltomatic channel t * lning for up to 181 channels • A special filter to reduce or eliminate reception problems • Fine t * lning control for the sharpest picnlre possible • A built - in multi - channel sound decoder for stereo and bilingual listening • B * lilt - in , d * lal channel speakers ( 15 watts per channel ) • A special sleep timer • Picture - in - Picture • Headphone jack for private listening 1.1 CHAP'FI IR ONE ; YOUR NEW TV
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I Your NEw TV I Familiarizing Yourself with The TV Front Panel Buttons The buttons on the fl'ont panel control your TV _ basic features , including the on - screen menu . To use the more advanced fbatures , you must use the remote control . 0 0 0 0 POWER MENU 0 0 Pressto turn theTVonandoff . Press to see an on - screen menu of your TV's features . TV / VIDEO 0 0 VOL - , + Press this button to display a menu of all Press to increase or decrease the volume . the available signal sources . When the Also used to select items on the on - menu appears , use the CHbuttons to high - screen menu . light a particular source , and then press VOL + to select it . TIMER indicator 0 CH V and CH A 0 When the TV is turned on , the TIMER indi - cator blinks ten times . This indicator illu - Press to change channels . Also press to minates when the TIMER mode isset to highlight various items on the on - screen menu . the " On " position after setting the clock and either the On timer or Off timer , with Remote Control Sensor 0 the remote control . Even if the power is Aim the remote control towards this spot turned off , this indicator stays lit . ( Clock on the TV . must be set before using this function . ) MUTE 0 Pressto temporarilycut offthe sound . C ] ] AP'f ] : I / ( ) N } ' : : YOUR NI : W TV 1.2
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Your NEwTV I Front Panel Jacks You can use the frontpaneljacks to connect an A / V component that is used only occasionally , such as a camcorder or video game . ( For information on connecting equipment , see pages 2.1 - 2.7 . ) O VIDEO INjack O SUPER VIDEO INPUT jack Usedto connect a video signal from a camcorder or a video game . Usedto connectanS - Videosignalfroma camcorderora videogame . O AUDIO INjacks Usedto connect the audio signals from a camcorder or video game . 1.3 c . Ap - . : ] ( _ ) N _ : ¥ ( , . RN _ , , ' T , V '
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Your NEw TV Rear PanelJacks Use the rear panel , jacks to connect an A / V component that will be connected contim lol My , sllch as a VCR or a laserdisc player . Because there are two sets of input jacks , you can connect two diftbi'ent A / V " components ( i . e . , a VCR and a laserdisc , 2 VCRs , etc . ) For more infin'mation on connecting equipment , see pages 2.1 2.7 . AVINPUT O VHF / UHF 0 AUDIO - VIDEO MONITOR OUTPUTS Connectto anantennaorto a cableTVsystem . These audio - video signals are identical to O WIRELESS A / V signals being displayed on the big screen . HEADPHONES ( Typically used as the input signals for a record - ing VCR . ) Connecta pairof wirelessheadphoneshere ( optional ) . Note : The monitor out does not operate in DVD mode . O SUPER VIDEO INPUT DVD INPUT 0 S - Video signal from an S - VHSVCRor laserdisc player . Connectvideofroma DVDplayer . DVD AUDIO INPUT O VIDEO INPUTS 0 Video signals from VCRs , laserdisc players and Connect to the audio outputjacks of a DVD similar devices ( Twosets are available : Videol player . and Video2 ) . O AUDIO INPUTS Audio signals from VCRs , laserdisc players and similar devices . CHAP'H I / ON : YouI / NIw TV 1.4
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Your NEw TV I Remote Control You can use the remote control utDto about 23 % et from the TV When using the remote , always point it directly at the TV You can also use your remote control to operate your VCR and cable box . See page 4.1 % r details . O POWER MODE @ Turns the TV on and off . Selects a target device to be con - trolled by your remote control ( i . e . , ADD / ERASE 0 TV , VCR , Cable box , or DVD ) . Press to add or erase channels in the TV's memory . CH . SCAN O Press to memorize ( scan ) the 0 PIP available channels . Activates picture in picture . { ] ! DISPLAY CAPTION O Press to display the current chan - Controlsthecaptiondecoder . nel and the audio - video settings . V . CHIP @ Press to set up and activate the 0 Number buttons parental locks . Press to select channels directly on the TV . PRE - CH @ + 100 O Tunesto thepreviouschannel . Press to select channels over 100 . For example , to select SLEEP O channel 121 , press " + 100 , " then Press to select a preset time inter - press " 2 " and " 1 . " val for automatic shutoff . P . MODE O MTS ( Multichannel Adjust the TV picture by Television Stereo ) selecting one of the preset Press to choose stereo , mono or factory settings ( or select your personal , customized picture Separate Audio Program ( SAP settings ) . broadcast ) . S . MODE O TV / VIDEO @ Adjust the TV sound by selecting Press to display all of the one of the preset factory settings available video sources ( i . e . , ( or select your personal , Antenna / cable , VCR , DVD , customized sound settings ) . Video1 - - 3and S - Video 1 - 2 ) . MUTE MENU O @ Press to temporarily cut off Displays the main on - screen the sound . menu . CHA and CH ! P ' @ VOL - , VOL + ( Channel Up / Down ) Press increase or decrease the Press CHA oFCHV to change volume . ( Also used to make selec - channels . ( Also used to highlight tions on the on - screen menus . ) selections on the on - screen menus . ) 1.5 CHAP'FI 1 _ ONE : YOUR NEW TV
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I Your NEw TV I Remote Control ( continued ) I _ ) VCR controls @ PIP Controls TV / VIDEO REC Press to select one of the Press to begin recording . ( Note : available signal sources for the POWER MODE PIPwindow . A VCRmust be connected . ) PAUSE ROTATE 0 TI _ VCI _ C ; LE 2D 0 Press to move the PIPwindow to Press to pause the tape . REW ( Rewind ) any of the four corners of the TV screen . Press to rewind a tape . STOP RSIZE Press to make the PIPwindow Press to stop a tape in your VCR . 8 ® ® @ cs0 ' PLAY larger or smaller . SWAP Press to play the tape . FF ( Fast Forward ) Exchanges the video Press to fast forward a tape . signal that iscurrently , 00 ® b.s 0 displayed on the main @ SET screen with the signal RMODE SMODE MTS SLEEP in the PIP window . Used during set up of this remote @ @ @ @ PIP OH control , so that it will work com - patibly with other devices ( VCR , MUTE TV / YIDEO Displays the available channels cable box , etc . ) in sequence . ( These buttons change channels in the PIPwindow only ) . STILL Press to stop the action during a particular scene . Press again to resume normal video . @ - 49 REW STOP PLAY FF SET ( - ; } ] AP'fLRONE : YOUR NI : \ , v TV 1.6
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INSTALLATION Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas If yolu " antenna has a set of leads that look like this , see " Antennas with 300 - ohm Flat Twin Leads , " below . If yolu " antenna has one lead that looks like this , see " Antennas with 75 - ohm Round Leads , " on page 2.2 . If you have two antennas , see " Separate VHF and UHF Antennas , " on page 2.2 . Antennas with 300 - ohm Flat Twin Leads If " you are using an offUair antenna ( sllch as a roof antenna or " rabbit ears " ) that has 300 - ohm twin flat leads , follow the directions below . Place the wires f [ om the K ) screws Onthe 30o - 75 i otwhmin aledaadpstoU [ n { dneorttshuep : l plied ) . Use a screwdriv - er t 0 tighten the screws : 2 2.1 c . Ap , . } _ Two : ] N % fAI1ATION
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I INSTALLATION I Antennas with 75 - ohm Round Leads Plug the antenna lead into the VHF / UHF terminal on the bottom o [ the back Panel Separate VHF and UHF Antennas If you have two separate antennas for your TV ( one VHF and one UHF ) , you must combine the two antenna signals before connecting the antennas to the TV [ This procedure requires a an optional combiner - adaptor ( available at most electronics shops ) . Connect both antenna leads to the combiner . Z \ Plug the combiner into the VHF / UHFterminal on real pane , Connecting Cable TV To connect to a cable TV system , follow the instructions below . Cable without a Cable Box " _ Because this TV is cable - readyy , ou do . ot needa Plug the incoming cable cable box to view unscrambled cable into the VHFIUHF channels . antenna terminal on back ofthe IV , ( - } } ] AP'fLR Two : ] NSTAI 1A ' IION 2 . 2
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I INSTALLATION I Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles AI _ _ IChannels _ 1 This terminal might be labeled 1 " ANT OUT , " " VHF OUT , " or simply , Findthecablethat is " OUT . " connectedto the ANTENNAOUTterE onyou [ cablebox . Connecttheotherend of thiscableto the VH [ / UHF antenpa terminalonthe - backof TV . Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles Some Channels If yollr cable box descrambles only some channels ( sllc'h as premil m _ channels ) , follow the instructions below . You will need a two - way splitter , an RF ( A / B ) switch , and four lengths of coaxial cable . ( These items are available at most electronics stores . ) _ 1 This terminal inight be labeled " ANT IN , " " VHF IN , " or simply , Findanddisconnecttne " IN . " cablethat is connected to theANTENNAIN _ _ 11 _ ANTENNAIN term hal oll your cable box , 2Connecl mis cable to a [ wo - way splitter . ncoming Cable SDIIEer Connecl a coaxial cable between an OUTPU - ncommg [ ermmal on the spu [ ter Cable and the IN terminal on the cable box . Cable Box 2.3 CHAPqr } / TWO : ] NS'fAI1ATION
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INSTALLATION Connect a coaxial cable between the ANTENNA Incoming OUTterminal on the Cable _ cable box and the B - IN Splitter RF ( A / B ) terminal on the AIB CableBox Switch switch . Connect another cable between the other OUT termina ! on the splitter Incoming Cable and the A - IN te [ mina ! Splitter RF ( A / B ) on the RF ( A / B ) switch . Cable Box Switch 75 _ Connect the last coaxial cable between the OUT terminal on the RF ( AIB ) Incoming switch and the VHFtUHF Cable Splitter RF ( A / B ) VI - IF / UHF Cable Box Switch terminal on the rear of TV Rear the TV . After you've made this connection , set the A / B switch to the " A " position % r normal viewing . Set the A / B switch to the " B " position to view scrambled channels . ( When you set the A / B switch to " B , " you will need to ttme your TV to the cable box _ otttpttt channel , which is ttstt - ally channel 3 or 4 . ) Connecting a VCR These instrttctions assume that you have ah'eady connected yottr TV to an antenna or a cable TV system ( accor ( ling to the instrtlctions oil pages 2.1 - 2.3 ) . Skip step 1 if you have not yet connected to an antenna or a cable system . 1 Unplug the Cable or antenna from the back ofthe TV . VCR Rear Panel Connect the cable or " / antenna to the _ ' _ { _ " AgDvp , _ i _ ANTENNA IN terminal ICnCb _ eirtgr [ ( _ : _ ; E " A ( _ ) ( _ ) ( _ on the back of the VCR . Antenna C } ] AI > ' fLR TWO : ] NSTAI 1 A'IION 2.4
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INSTALLATION [ VCR Rear Panel Conilect a coaxial Cable _ , _ A , . , o , , , , _ , * o ] ou ou between the ANTENNA ANTENNA , out ® ® ® OUTterminal on the VCRand the antenna CoaxiaCl able terminal on the TV . A coaxial cable is usually included with a VCR . ( If not , check your local electronics stoI'e ) . VCR Rear Panel TV Rear Panel If you have a " mono " ( non - stereo ) VCR , use the Y - connector to hook up to the left and right audio int ) ut jacks of the TV [ If your VCR is stereo , you must connect two cables . VCR Rear Panel TV RearPanel YIDEO Connect a video cable out Video Cable between the VIDEO OUT jack on the VCRand the VIDEOjack Onthe TV . Follow the instructions in " Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape " to view your VCR tape . Connecting an S - VHS VCR Your TV can be connected to an S - Video signal from an S - VHS VCR . ( This connection deliv - ers a better picture as compared to a standard VHS VCR . ) VCR Rear Panel _ TV Rear Panel Tobfgi n , follow StriPS _ , , , . . . . . . . . . . ) OUT OUT 1 : 3 in the previous . . _ . r . _ . / ' ® 4 ® ( section to connect the antenna er cable to your VCRand your TV . CoaxialCable VCR Rear Panel TV Rear Panel Connect a set ot a cables between the I AUDIO OUTjacks on the Audio Cable VCRand the 2 AUD ! O ! NPUTjacks on the TV . Make sl u'e the , jacks you are using are underneath the nllmber " 2 . " 2.5 CI [ AP'I _ l / TWO : ] NS'fAI1 ATION
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INSTALLATION [ VCR Rear Panel TV Rear Panel ConnectanS _ video o _ _ OaT S - Video Cable cablebetweenthe B , S - VIDEOoUTjackon theVCRandthe S _ VlDEOtNPUT jackon theTV , An S - video ( ' able is usllally inchlded with an S - VHS VCR . ( If not , check y01u " local electronics store . ) Connecting a Second VCR to Record from the TV Your TV can send out signals of its picture and sotu ' _ d to be recorded by a second VCR . To do this , connect your second VCR as fiollows : VCR Input Panel Connect a set of audio , , cables between the ' AUDIO OUTjacks on the Audio Cable lacks on the VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ( The VCR input , jacks might be either on the front or on back of the VCR . ) VCR Input Panel Connect a video cable Vl _ O _ UOlO between the VIDEOOUT Video Cable jack on the TV and the VIDEQ INjack on the VCR , Refer to your VCR _ instructions for more in % rmation about how to record using this kind of connection . ( HAP ' [ KI / TWO : ] NSTAII A'IION 2 , 6
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INSTALLATION ] Connecting a Camcorder The front panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a camcorder to your TV They allow you to view the camcorder tapes without using a VCR . ( Also see " Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape " on page 3.14 ) Locate the A / V Output C jacks on the Camcorder . _ . . _ } V _ , Camcorder j _ _ _ Output Jacks They are usuall found 4 ' _ " on the side 0r back 0 [ " _ . . . . the camcorder . Camcorder Output Jacks TV Front Panel Input Jacks Connect an audio cable between the AUD 0 oulpu ! jack Onihe L _ r _ , AudioCable Y - Connector camcorder and the AUDIO terminals on the front of the TV . ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ 3 ( Camcorde , Output Jacks TV Front Panel Input Jacks Connect a video cable ° UTPUTjaok Onthe / between the VIDEO _ VideoCable Camcorder and the _ s : : _ _ VIDEOterminal Onthe front of the TV . The audio - video cables shown here are usually included with a Camcorder . ( If not , check your local electronics store . ) If your camcorder is stereo , you need to connect a set of two cables . 2.7 CI { AP'I ; l / TWO : INS'fAIl ATION
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I INSTALLATION I Installing Batteries in the Remote Control " _ Make sure to match the " + " and " - " ends of the batteries with the Install two AAA Size diagran ] inside tile compartment . batteries . - , , 11 Remove the batteries and store them in a cool , dry place if you won't ReP ! ace the cover . be using the remote control for a long time . The t'emote control can be used up to about 23 feet fl'om the TV . ( Assuming typical TV usage , the Batteries last for about one year . ) ( - } ] AP ' [ I R TWO : ] NSTAI ] A'IION 2 , 8
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OPERATION Turning the TV On and Off Press POWER , You carl also use tile POWER button oil tile fl'ont panel . Adjusting Basic Convergence If the color appears spread out or " smeared " on the screen , the convergence probably needs alignment . Be sure to use the remote control for the convergence adjustments . ( The Convergence Adjustment cannot be made by using the control buttons on the fl'ont panel . ) First steps : Channel set up ANT / CATV < ANT Time Press CH • twice to Convergence highlight the Setup icon i _ ! i _ ( starts b ! inking ) , Caption V - oh , 0 Pies5 VOL < I SETUP I PressCH • threetimesto _ ANT ' I highlight " Convergence ' ! I _ 1 Time I ( the letters change t ° _ ' _ IC ° nUgu ° arggncEe _ ng , ish t , I b ue co or [ _ J Caption / V'chip I I _ Move - + En , _ . mMeoIu Press VO / ÷ : The IManual convergence I ! _ Manua ! C0nvergenqe " @ lRedue B Screen Will appear , and SEI SETUP the word ' i Red1 ' will be L € Move _ + Ent . Fm Menu continued . . . _ , q _ HAP'JI ] R THI / H : : TV ( ) PI , ] _ A'I ] ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Adjust Red Convergence Please use remole con [ rol 4 Whi e " Red " is highlighted / le [ ters are I blue color _ press the VOL + button : A crosshalr uattern will appear on the Up / Down - + dR screen . If either a vertical or a ITR Menu horizontal red line isvisible , then the convergence needs al gnment , 5 Please use remote conlrol f a honzontat red line ts visib a . useCHA and CHV buttons to move tl - e , ne so that ttB super - R , } Up / Down mposed on the horizontal cenrer - ± UR ine . . e , make a single horizontal ITR Menu ine that is as white as possible 6 _ lease . ase remo _ e conlK t a vertical red line is visible Jse the VOL + and VOL - buttons 1o move the line so that ttis superim - UP / Down posed on vertical - center line I'i . e . IJR 111 Menu make a sing e vertical hnethat is as _ nt [ e as uossible 7 At this Point , the Red convergence Manua converqence [ Red s correctly adjusted . Press MENU , Blue then Dressthe CHV button once to L SET UP h gnttght the word " Blue , # Move ± Ent ITR Menu Adjust Blue Convergence WhileS the word ' , Blue : ' is highlight : [ P ' . . . . . . . . . . . . I t . . . . . . . I ed , press the VOL + button to adjust ] the blue convergence , When the B crosshair pattern appears , USe , * Up / Down - + UR I CHA and CHY and VOL + - ITRMenu converge the blue ! ine ( same procedure as in steps % 7 , above ) . After the b ! ue convergence is c0r [ ectly adjusted , Press MENU four times to exit a ! ! the menus . ( - HAP'H : ] , _ THRH : : TV ( - ) P } , : fb \ ' l ] ON 3.2
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OPERATION ] Viewing the Menus and On - Screen Displays Viewing the Menus _ , 9 Tile oil - screen menus disappear 1 _ ' onl the screen after about thirty With the power 0n , secorlds . Settings < Custom I , press MENU . Contrast Brightness Sharpness I [ VIDEO Color The main menu appears Tint on the Screen . Its left side bas four icons : Video Audio , setup , and [ 0 Move _ + Ent . _ Exit ] PIR _ 1 You cart also use tile MENU , CHANNEL , and VOLUME buttons Use the CHA and CHV buttons to highlight one of the 4 icons oil the control panel of the TV to ( the icons blink when highlighted ) . Then press VOL { to access make selections . Press MENU to exit . Viewing the Display The display identifies the clu'rent channel and the status of certain audio - video settings . The oil screen clisplays disappear after about ten seconds . Press the DISPLAY Video : Custom on the remote control . Audio : Custom MTS : Mono Signal : Mono TheIV Willdisplay the channe ! , the type 0f audio , and the Status of certain video and audio settings . ( ' iMFT ' ! indicates a channel has been manual ! y fine tuned . ) 3 , _ C HAP ' ] I ] _ THR ; ] : : TV ( ) P ] , ] _ A'I ] ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Selecting a Menu Language Press MENU t o display the menu . Channel set up ANT / CATV < ANT Time Convergence Press OH • two times to Language < English I _ [ SET UP select ! ' SETUR " Caption V - chip [ # Move _ + Ent . ITR Exit Press VOI ÷ to display Channel set up the ! ' SETUP ' _ menu . ANT / CATV < ANT Time Press CH • four times Convergence [ Language _ English I , [ to highlight Language , Caption V - chip , SETU ] iP Move _ + Sel . ITR Menu [ Press VOl + to select the appropriate anguage : English , Spanish , or French . Press MENU twice to exit . ( - HAP ' ] ] : ] ' { THRH : : TV ( - ) P } ' : Ib \ ' l ] ON 3.4
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OPERATION ] Memorizing the Channels Your TV can memorize and store all of the available channels for both " off - air " ( antenna ) and cable channels . After the available channels are memorized , use the CH • and CH • buttons to scan through the channels . This eliminates the need to change channels by entering the channel digits . There are three steps for memorizing channels : selecting a broadcast source , memorizing the channels ( automatic ) and adding and deleting channels ( man1 lal ) . Selecting the Video Signal - source Before your television can begin memorizing the available channels , you must specify the type of signal SOtlrce that is connected to the TV ( i . e . , aii ai ' _ teiina or a cable system ) . Press MENU to I SETUP displaythe menu . _ N ANT / CATV 4 ANT Time Convergence Channel set up i Language < English I _ Caption V - chip Press OHV two times to [ _ Move ± Ent . ITR Exit highlight ' _ SETUR " ] appear . Press OH Y to Time highlight ANUCATV . c . . . . . . g . . . . Language < English 1 , lll TPhreessseVtuOpLs + u . b : menu wil ! _ [ ACNATTv / Chansneet llcuapp < tionSETUPANT ) ' [ V - ohip I _ Move ± Sel . ITR Menu I 4 SEL SETUP ReDeatedly press VOL + to cycle througn mese cnolces : IANT / CATV • STD 1 , I Time ANT lan _ enna / , STD , HRCor IRC [ a ] Convergence cable TV _ Channel set up Language • English i _ Caution V - ObOE # Move z Sel . Fm Menu Note : STD . HRCand IRC identify van ) us types of cable TV sys [ ems . Contact your local cable company to identify the type of cable system that exists in your Farticular area At this point the signal source has been selected . Proceed to " Storing Channels in Memory tnex [ page , . 3.5 C IIAP'II : I _ THR ; ] : : TV OPI , : RA'H ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Storing Channels in Memory ( Automatic Method ) ( 1 i ¸ : / First , select the correct _ I SETUP ANT / CATV _ 1 ANT 1 _ HRC , IRe ) . See Steps i . _ 4 I Time Convergence on previous page . Language 4 English I _ Signal source AN ] , St'D , _ IChannesletup oCaptionh _ V - p Press MENU , then press • . • _ Move + En ITR Menu OHV twice t0 hJghhght : ' SETUR " Press VOI + to access the SETUPsub : menu . ' ! Channel set Up ' : wil ! be highlighted . 2 ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ / ¸ Press VOL + while [ Auto proqram : ' Channel set up'Tis high : Fine tune 4 go I * LNA , I Off I , lighte d . A few sub : menu SEE SETUP will @ pear , and ' : Auto program'TWill be highlighted . [ _ Move _ + Ent . Fm Menu _ 1 The TV automatically cycles 3 : ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ i , through all of the available channels and stores them in memory . This Press VOL ÷ again . takes about one to two minutes . The TV wil ! begin A _ tl memorizing all of the Press VOL + at any tiine to interrupt the HleIllOl'izatiorl DI'ocess and return to the Setup mentt . After a ! ! the available channels are stored , the Auto program menu reappears . Press Menu three times to exit . Note : Channel auto program does not function when the V - chip isactive . C IIAP'H : ] , _ TIIRH : : TV ( - ) P } , : Ib \ ' l ] ON 3,1 _
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OPERATION ] Adding and Erasing Channels ( Manual Method ) Use the number buttons to directly select the channel that will be added or erased . Repeatedly pressing this butto n will alternate between ! ' Channel added ! ' and ' _ Channel erased . " Press MENU to exit . You carl view any channel ( including an erased channel ) by using the number buttons on the Fen ] ore control . Changing Channels Using the Channel Buttons Press the CHA or CHV button to change channels . When yon press CH • or CH V , the TV changes channels in sequence . You w'ill see all the chaimels that the TV has meinorized . ( The TV must have memorized at least three channels . ) You will not see channels that were either erased or not memorized . Directly Accessing Channels Use the number buttons to quickly tune to any channel . Press the number buttons tO go directly t o a channel . For example , to select channel 27 , press ' ! 2 / i then ' ! 1 . ii The TV W ! IIchange channel s when you press the second number . When yon use the rltliTlher " bnttons , you can directly select channels that were either erased or not inernorized . To select a channel over 100 , press the + 100 button . ( For channel 122 , press ' % 100 , " then " 2 , " then " 2 . " ) To change to single < tigit chaimels ( 0 9 ) faster , press " 0 " hefore the single digit . ( For " channel " 4 , " press " 0 , " then " 4 . " ) 37 ( HAP'JI ] R TH } / H : : TV ( ) PI ' ] _ A'H ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Setting the Clock Press the MENU button to display the Onrscreen menu . [ highlight ' _ SET UP . ! I [ € Move ± Ent . ITR Menu Press VOI + . _ 1 [ SET UP high ! ight Time menu . ® Cl ° lik e - I " AMof f Off time - : - - AM Off Press VOL + iThe Time Sleep Off menu will appear onthe On fi . . . . lume 410 I _ Screen , and " Clock " rWillessI ] P CH . twieto { 0t be highlighted ( blue [ € Move _ + Adj . ITn _ color ) . " _ When selecting the hours , be sure to select the proper time of day ( AM 4 ) ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ Press VOL + again ( the _ I S U or PM ) . hours digits will Start _ IT _ m _ loc k 600AM [ blinking . PressOHY _ Ontime - : - - AMOff I , Of me - - - AM Off You can change the hours by pressing repeatedly unbl the _ - _ Sleep Off [ CH • or OH • repeatedly ( or by correct hour appears , _ On fime volume < 101 , [ i holding down either of these buttons ) . Afte [ thebouris [ CAdi . ± Move ITnMenu ] entered , press VOL + ( at this point the minutes digits Will start blinking ) , _ 1 The time will appear every time you press DISPLAY . SET UP Press the CH • or CHY button to select the correct minutes . After Sel # cting the correct minutes , press [ C Adj , _ Move ITR Menu ] VOL + Press MENU three times to exit . Q } IAP ' ] I : ] ' { THRH : : TV ( - ) PEIb \ ' H ( > N 3.8
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OPERATION ] Adjusting the Volume Press VOL ÷ or - VOLto increase or decrease the volume . Using Mute At any time , you can temporarily cut off the sound using the Mute button . Press MUTE and the sound cuts off . The word I ' Mute " will appear in the lower - left corner of the screen . Toturn mute off , press MUTE again , or simply press either the VOL - or VOL ÷ button . 3.9 C Ib \ P ' ] l : lR TIII / ; ] : : TV ( ) PEI _ A'I ] ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Customizing the Picture You can use the oi - Pscreeii l _ ieI'dls to change the coiitrast , brightness , tint , color , and shai'pness according to personal t ) refei'ence . ( Alternatively , you can use one of the " automatic " settings . See next page . ) Press MENU to access _ Settings Custo the ma , h menu " _ Cr _ t _ stss Sharpness : , Color The VIDEOicon wdl be _ Tint highlighted ( starts blink - L , * Move ± Ent . rmexi , J 2 ( : : i ) ( L ) ¸ : i Press VOL - 0r VOL + ] Settings 4 Custom P ] Contrast repeatedly Until the word Brightness " Custom " is high ! ighte & Sharpness i I VIDEO Color ( WhenCustom ishigh : Tint lighted , the words ! ' Contrast , _ ? Brightness , " [ , * Move ± Sel . Fm Menu " Sharpness , " " Color , " and ' ! Tint ' ! will appear Onthe screen . ) ii3 ( U : : ¸ ira I V , DEO : PressCH Y 0r CHA _ IS _ tt _ gs , c , sto _ * 1 button tOhighlight a contrast ® Brightness particu ! ar item . Sharpness Color [ , * Move ± Adj . Fm Menu - _ 1 After adjtlsting an item , the gauge will automatically disappear ( after about 5 seconds ) . Press VOL - or VOL + to increase or decrease the value of a particular item . For exarnp ! e , if you select " Brightness , ' : pressing VO / + increas _ Press MENU twice to exit . C } ] AP ' [ _ R Ti ] RL _ : TV ( ) P _ RATION 3 . q O
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OPERATION ] Using Automatic Picture Settings Yolu " TV has two alltomatic picture settings ( " Standard " and " Mild " ) that are preset at the factory You can activate either Standard 01 " Mild by pressing RMode ( or by making a selection fl'om the mem 0 . 0I ' , yOtl can select " Custom " which alltomatically recalls yollr personalized picture settings . Press MENU tO display ISeltings ' Custom 1 . [ Contrast the menu . Video icon Brightness Sharpness will be highlighted I VIDEO Color Tint ( blinking ) . Press VOL + to display [ € Move ± Sel . ITR Menu the VIDEOmenu . ¸ ¸ ¸ 2 ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ : ¸ ¸ i ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ in I v , oEo i PressVO [ : OrYO / to Select the ! ' Standard " _ ' _ Settings _ l Mild " Mild , ' : or ' ! Custom " picture Setting . [ ± Sel . ITR Menu Simply press the EMODE button on the remote COntrolt ° select one of the standard picture settings . Choose Standmfl for the standard factory settings . Choose Mild ( " Mild Contrast " ) when viewing the TV in low light , or when playing video games . Choose Custonl if you want to adjust the settings accordings to personal preference ( see " Customizing the Picture , page 3.10 ) . 3 . q q _ - ; } ] APTER THRI : E : TV ( ) PH _ ATI ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Customizing the Sound You can use the on - screen menus to at ! just the bass , treble , and balance according to individllal t _ I'efeI'ence . ( Alternatively , you can use one of the " alltomatic " settings . See next page . ) the rnenu . Settings 4 1 _ Treble Bass Balance Pres ! sAEUNDUItodspaY Press OHV to high : MTS 4 Mono IP light the AUDlO icOn Headphone _ 1Main I _ ( starts blinking ) ' i € Move + Ent . FFR Exit J Press VOL - OrVOL + [ _ I AUDIO Treble word iiCustom : : is high : Bass Balance repeatedly , until the _ ISettin _ s _ Custom _ l lighted . ( when Custom MTS M _ I _ is highlighted , the Words Headphone _ Main t , ' _ Bass , " " Treble , " and " Balance " will appear [ € Move _ + Sel . rmMenu ] on the screen . . P [ eSsthecHAOrcHY ] [ ] AUDIO buttons to highlight a I B Is _ e _ C _ . l part cu ar item to be I [ _ ® Bass changed . I _ M4 ° ' _ ° ' M _ , I L _ J Headphone _ Mam I * [ € Move _ + Adj . Fm Menu _ 1 When you are finished adjusting an item , wait about 10 seconds . The gauge will disappeal " and the Audio HIBnH Will FetllFn . increase or decrease the i Ii ! i II ! IIIII value of a Particular item , For example , if you select 1 : ' Bass , " press ng VO [ + Bass 50 [ J increasesit , i _ + Adj . ITR Menu I Press MENU twice to exit . C } ] AP ' [ _ R THRL _ : TV ( ) P _ RATfON 3 . _ 2
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OPERATION ] Using Automatic Sound Settings Your TV has % ur automatic sound settings ( " Standard , " " Music , " " Speech , " and " Movie " ) that are preset at the factory Yoll can activate any of them by pressing the S . MODE blltton ( OI " by making a selection fl'om the on - screen metro ) . OI ' , yOll can select " Cllstom , " which automatically recalls your personalized sound settings . RUEAUDIO pressMENUto display the menu . lsTrebleance aBas B MTS _ 1Mono t , Settings 41Custom 1 _ PressCHYonceto Headphone _ Main _ , highlighttheAUDIO [ _ Move _ + Ent . [ TR Exit Press rOt - 0r VOL ÷ Settm s 4 Music I , MTS _ Mono Ib repeatedly to select the Headphone _ Main I _ ! ' Standard , " " Music , " L AUDIO ! ' Speech , " iiM0vi # " or ! ' CustomI ' audi ° setting s . € Move _ + Sel . ITN Menu Simplypress the S . MODEbuttonon the remote contro ! to selectoneof thestandards0undsettings . Choose StandaM for the standard factory settings . Choose Music when watching inusic videos or concerts . Choose Speech when watching a show that is mostly dialogue ( i . e . , news ) . Choose Movies when watching movies . Choose Custom to recall your personalized settings . 3.1 : : _ C } bs4 " rH _ TI ] RI : r : TV C ) PH _ ATI ( ) N
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OPERATION ] Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape You must select the at _ t _ i'opriate mode in order to view the VCR or Camcorder signal on the TV _ 11 _ _ ii II _ iii _ _ i _ iiii _ _ ii _ i _ iii _ i i Make sure that th e remote control is controlling the TV set . ( Press the MODE button and make sure that the ? TV'ILED is illuminated . ) 2 Press TVNIDEO on the remote control , and the following on - screen menu will appear TV / VideoMenu ANT / CATV Videol Video2 Video3 S - V , aeol S - Video2 DVD 3 i Use the CHA OrCHY i button to highlight a i Connected particular signal source , Connected and then p [ ess VOk + tO Not connected activate it , Move - + Ent . TVNldeo Exit Press TVNIDEO to exit . When you press the TV / Video button , the on screen display identifies all the active video sources ( and their corresponding input jacks ) : Select Video jack Audio jack Video 1 Audio 1 " L + R " Video 1 ( rear panel ) Video 2 Video 2 ( rear panel ) Audio 2 " L + R " Video 3 Audio 3 " L + R " Video 3 ( frontpanel ) S - Video 1 Audio 2 " L + R " S - Video 1 ( rearpanel ) S - Video 2 Audio 3 " L + R " S - Video 2 ( front panel ) DVD DVD - rear DVD Audio " L + R " CHAP ' [ } R THRI : } : TV ( ) P } RATI ( ? N 311 4
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SPECIAL FEATURES Customizing Your Remote Control Your TV comes equipped with a " universal " remote control . In addition to controlling the TV ] the universal i _ mote can also operate a VCR , DVD and a cable box ( even if yol w VCR and cable box are made by manllfactl u'eI's otheI " than TV ) . Note : The remote control might not be compatible with DVD Playel ; VCR , Cable box and others manufactured _ v another company : Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your VCR The remote control has fiJtm " i ¥ 1odes " : " TV , " " VCR " , " CABLE " Press the MODEbutton and make sure that the VCRLEDis and " DVD . " Press the " MODE " but - illuminated . ton to switch the remote control to the " VCR " mode . ( x x xxxxxxxxxx ( x Make sure you enter 3 digits of the code , even if the first digit is a " 0 . " Enter 3 digits of the VCRcode I { sted On the next page for your brand 0f VCR . If more than one code listed , try the first one . _ , 9 If your VCR does not turn Oil , repeat steps 2 , 3 , and 4 , but try one of the other codes listed fi ) r the Press POWERon the remote control . Your VCRshould turn brand of your particular VCR . On . Ifyou [ VCRturns on , your remote control is now set cor - rectly . If no other codes are listed , try each code , 000 through 089 . _ , 9 When your remote control is in the " VCR " mode , the volume buttoi ] s Once y0ur rem0te c0ntro ! isset up ; press the MODEbutton still control your TV's volume . any timeyou want to use the remote to operate your VCR , When your remote is in the " TV " mode . the VCR control buttons ( PLAY , ¢ " Set the DVD mode using the same methods as above . PAUSE , etc . ) will still operate your 4.1 ( HAP'r ; R FOUR : SPl , : ( rA1 FI ! ATtli @ I : S VCR .
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SPECIAL FEATURES ] VCR Codes KLH 073 Admiral 006,079 RCA 000,005,007,008,028 , Aiwa 015 I . G 009,014 , 046,060 035,037,054,069 Akai 017,022,023,027,030 Lloyd 015 Samsung 007,013,022,032,042.077 8ansui 016 Audio Dynamics 014,016 Lo _ k 031 Bell & Howell 002 I . XI 015 Sanyo 002,0 / 28 Broksonic 010 Scott 0 ! 3,041,049,06 Magnavox 008 , 029,053,056 Candle 007,009,013,045,046,052 Marantz 002,008,014,016 , Sears 002,005,009,012,018 , Cannon 008,053 029,030,046,061 019,035,043,048 Marta 009 Citizen 007,009,013,045,046,052 Sharp 006,027,039,045 MEI 008 Co ] ortyme 014 Shimom 017,026,031,055 Memorex 008,009,0 / 2,0 / 5 Craig 007,012 Signature 015 Curtis - Mathes 000,007,008,014 , MGA 027 Sony 017,026,038 Midland 032 015,046,053,064,067 Sylvania 008,015,029,053,056 Daewoo 013,045,076 Minota 005,035 Symphonic 0 / 5 DBX 014,016 Mitsubishi 005,027,035,040 Tandy 002,015 Dimensia 000 gashiko 009 Montgomery ward 006 MTC 007,0 / 5 Dynatech 015 Tamng 030 Electrohome 027 Muhitech 007,015,031,032 Teac 015,030,069 Emerson 008009010,013,015020023,027 _ NEC 002 014.016.030,046,061,064 technics 008 034.041,042,047,049,057062.065,067,068,070 Temika 008,009,015,02 ] Optmms 0067 Fisher 002,012,018,019,043.048.058 Panasonic 008 , 053,075,07 TMK 067 Funai 015 Pentax 005,035 toshiba 005,013,019,048,049 GE 000,007,008,032,053 Pentex Reserch + 046 Totevision 007,009 Go Video 007 Uniteeh 007 Philco 008 , 029,053,056 tlarman Kardon 014 VectorResearcN 014,016 Philips 008,029 Hitachi 005,015,035,036 Victor 0 / 6 Pioneer 005,016 , 033,050 Instant Replay 008 Portland 044 , 045,052 Video Concepts 014,016 ProS ( an 000 Videosonic 007 JC Penney 002,005,007,008,014 , 016,030,035,05 ] , 053 Wards 005,006,007,008,009 , Quartz 002 012,013,015,027,031,035 JCL 008,002,014,016,030,046 Quasar 008,053 JVC 002,014,088,089 Radio Shack / Realist 002,006,008 , Yamaha 002,014,016,030,046 Kenwood 002,014,016,030,046 009 , 012,015,019,027 , 045,053 Zenith 0 ! 1,017,026,079 DVD Codes Note : The remote control might not be compatible with DVD Philips 00102 Playel ; VCR , Cable box and others malmfactured _ v another Proscan 0 RCA 002 compalbv : Toshiba 003 Panasonic 004 Sony 008 Samsung 000 Setting Up Your Remote Control to Operate Your Cable Box 1 Turn off your cable DOX , cm ? tinlled . . . CI IAPTER FOUR : SPEC ] AI FEAT [ JRIS 4 , 2
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SPECIAL FEATURES I _ 1 The remote control has four " modes " : " TV , " " V CR , " " CAB LE " Press the MODE button and make sure that the CABLELEDis and " I ) VI ) . " illuminated . Press the " MODE " button to switch tlle remote control to tlle " Cable " mode . 0 n your remote control , press SET , Make sure you enter 3 digits of the code , even if the first digit is a Enter 3 digits of the cable box code listed be ! 0w for your " 0 . " ( If more than one code listed , brand of cable box . try tlle first one . ) - , cabbleoxdoe . osttu , . 5 Orl , repeat steps 2 , 3 , and 4 , btlt try Press POWER . " four cable box should turn on . ! fyour cable one of the other codes listed liar your box turns on , your remote control is now ! _ set up " correctly . ] ) articular brand of cable box . ( If no other codes are listed , try each cable box cocle , 000 through 077 . ) When your reirlote control is in the " CABLE " mode , the volume Once your remote control is set up , press the MODE button buttons still control your TV's vol anytime you wantto use the remote to operate your cab ! e ume . Also , the VCR control buttons box . ( PLAY , PAUSE , etc . ) will still operate yotlr VCR . Cable Box NSC 009 Arwision 007,008 Sigrmture 046 Codes Cablestar 007 , 008 Oak 016,038 Sprucer 027 Starcom 046 Eagle 007 , 008 Osk Sigma 016 Eastern Int 002 Panasonic 003,027,039,061 , Stargate 2000 058 General Instrument 046 073,074 Sylvania 011,059 Gt 004 , 005,015,023,024 , Philips 007,008 , 019 , 021 , 026 , Texscan 011,059 025,030,036 , 067 , 068 , 069 028 , 029 , 032,033,040,041 Tocom 017,021,049,050,055,073 Harniin 003 , 012 , 013,034 , 048 Pioneer 018 , 020 , 044,074,077 Unika 031,032,041 Hitachi 037 , 043,046 Randtek 007,008 Universal 051,052 Jerroid 004 , 005,015,023,024 , RCA 000,027,066 Viewster 007,008 , 019 , 021,026 , 025,030,036,046 , 062,065 Regal 003,012 , 013 028,029,032,033,040,041 Warner Amex 044 Macom 037 , 043 Regency 002,033 SA 070,071,072 Zenith 014,042,057,061 , Magnavox 007,008,019,021 , 026,028,029,032,033,040 , 041 Samsung 044 , 003,022,063,064 075,076 Note : The 1emote control might not be compatible with DVD Playel ; VCR , Cable box and others man - tlfactured _ v another company : 4 . 3 ( } ] AP'f } R FOUR : SPE ( ? D \ ] FEATI . ] I _ I : S
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SPECIAL FEATURES I Setting the On / Off Timer Before using the timer , you must set the TV _ clock . ( See " Setting the ( - ; lock " oil page 3.8 ) Press MENU tOdisplay Time Press CHW twice to When any of the timers are set , the " Timer " LED will illuminate ( fl'ont Caption V - chip high ! igbt the ! iSET Up'T panel of TV ) . sub - menu . [ € Move _ + Eat . FFR EXR ] 2Press VOl _ + to select Channel set up toe " SET UP " sub - menL ANT / CATV _ 1 ANT Convergence Press CH • twice to Language 4 English _ . _ ITime SET UP I Caption highlight " Time . " q - chiP # Move ± Ent , ITR Menu Press rOt + . _ 1 When you set the hours , make sure the correct tin - re of clay ( AM or 3 PM ) appears to the left of the hour . Press CH • to select Time _ ETLP ] J ' Ontime . Clock 6 : 30 AM _ On t _ me 5 : 00 AM Off Off time - : - AMo . / Sleeo Press VO / + to highlight On time volume _ 110 the " On ume nours The hours digits will start blinkingj L € Adj , ± Move FFR Menu ] DressCH • or CH • repeatedly to select the appropriate hours ( , _ , the hour when the TV will turn on , J 4 Press rOt + to highlight [ TimeClock 6 : 30 AM the " Ontime " minutes . On t * me 5 : 15 AM Off Off time - - ; - AM Off IThe minutes digits will SEL SETUP Sleep Off start blinking . , On time volume 410 Press CH • orCH • Ito € Adj . ± Move ITR Menu select the aDoroDrlate minutes continued . . . _ - _ - I tAP'It l / FOU ] / : SPl ' : C ] AI EIb \ 7 [ JRI : S 4.4
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SPECIAL FEATURES I To deactivate the " On time , " z select " Off " during this step . 5 ¸ : Press VOL to ITime I highlight " on / off . i _ Clock 6 : 30 AM ® On time 5 : 15AMOnOff Off time - - : - - AM i I SET UP Press CHA ( or 6H V ) Sleep Off On time volume 410 I _ to turn the on - timer i i10n . ' i ( Repeatedly pressing CHA or r _ Adj . ± Move ITN Menu 6H Y will alternate When finished , press VOL + . CH V t0 highlight , ! off T _ LT _ e Clock 6 : 30AMM time . " On time 5 : 15A On ® Off time T ° set the Off time ' press _ Sleep Off PressVOL + andsetthe Onti . . . . lume Off 4101 _ ] Hoursand minutes . ( Follow the same proce _ dure as in steps 1 - 6 above . ) When finished setting the timer , press MENU three times to exit . Setting the Sleep Timer The sleep timer automatically shuts off the TV after a preset time ( from 10 to 360 l _ ' d _ iutes ) . " _ After about 5 seconds , the sleep 1 display will disappear ft'onl the screen , and the time interval will be Press the SLEEPbutton on the remote control . set . press SLEEP ( epeatedly until the appropriate time intervaI appears ( any of the preset values from ' _ Off ! to " 360 ' 1 ) . 4,5 CHAP'f _ R EOt ] R : SP } , : CIA ] F } iAT1 . ] R ] : S
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SPECIAL FEATURES I Viewing Closed Captions Your TV decodes and displays the closed captions that are broadcast with certain TV shows . These captions are usually subtitles for the hearing impaired or foreign - language trans - lations . All VCRs record the closed caption signal fi'om television programs , so home - recorded video tapes also provide closed captions . Most pre - recorded commercial video tapes provide closed captions as well . Check for the closed caption symbol in your television schedule and on the tape _ packaging : E _ " Note : The Caption feature does not work with DVD signals . _ 1 Quick way to access captions menu : Simply press the Caption hut - ton on the remote control . Channel set up press MENU tO disp ! ay the ANT / CATV < ANT menu . Time Convergence Language < English ' 1 Press CHY two times to Caption select the ' ! SET UP " menu . V - chip PressVO [ < I ; Mo o Ex , , 2 ¸ ¸ 7 ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ i < ( i < i L sETup Select the ! , CaptionlI menu . Time Convergence Press CH _ r five times to _ ANTOhuapn / CneAlTseVt < ANT , Language 4 English 1,1 Press VOL + to open the IVU - acphtiip ° n Caption menu . [ € Move ± Sel ITn Menu ] Misspellings and unusual characters sometimes occur during closed caption transmissions , especial Fine tune < + 01 k ly those of live events . There may be a ILNA 41 Off _ 1 [ SET UP Auto program small delay hefore captions appear when you change chaimels . These are not inalfimctions of the TV . [ - ql In caption mode , captions appear at the bottom of the screen , and they usually cover only a sinall Press CHY to IClosecdaption I Caption _ On I , portion of the picture . { _ ) Mode _ i Caption I * Channels < 1 I , [ SET UP Field _ i 1 I * In text mode , inf _ arnmtion unrelated Press VOI - or VOL ÷ to select to the prograin , such as news or " Caption " ° ri _ Text ( i , * : Mov * - + Sel . FFRMenu weather , is displayed . Text often i covers a large portion of the screen . - . _ Diffbrent channels and fields display different inforination : Field 2 carries additional information that Depending on the particular broadcast , it might be necessa [ y tO supplements the information in make changes to ' _ Channels'i and ' _ Field " : Usethe CH A , CHY , VOL + and VOL _ buttons to make the Field 1 . ( For example , Channel 1 changes . ( Follow the same procedure as in steps 374above . ) may have subtitles in English , while Press MENU three times to exit . Chaimel 2 has suhtitles in Spanish . ) C . } D \ P'IEI / FO ] J ] / : SP } ' : C ] AI FEAT [ JRI : S 4 6
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SPECIAL FEATURES ] Fine Tuning Channels Use fine tuning to manually adjust a particular channel for optimal reception . ANT / CATV < ANT I _ Time Convergence Language < English ) , Select the appropriate _ Channelsetlup SET UP Caption V - chip Press OHY two times [ _ Move _ + Ent . FmExit t ° highlight i ' SETURI ' 3PreVsOs ' toSelect Setup menu . ( Channel set Auto progranm [ Fine { une 4 - 01 I _ uPI ' wHI be highlighted : ) _ [ Press VOL ÷ sothat _ A ! uto Program'i ishighlighted " [ * Move - + Sel . ITRMenu Press CH V once to select _ Finetune . ' After you adjust the fiile tuning , 4 t , , e , ette " MrsF . T . , " , tp , . ea , ' . . * , , o , . Press the VOL - and VOL + buttons to adjust the fine tuning ' you press DISPLAY while watching this channel . _ 1 Press the MENU buttoil to resume i ] ormal viewing . To store the fine tuning setting in the TV's memory , press CHA , ( A yellow : heart icon wil ! appear : ) To reset the fine tuningt0 ! ! 00 , " press 6H Y 4.7 C } ] A ] " . R FOr ] R : SPECIAl FEATt ] k ' ] : S
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SPECIAL FEATURES I LNA ( Low Noise Amplifier ) If the TV is operating in a weak - signal area , sometimes the LNA flmction can improve the reception ( a low - noise preamplifier boosts the incoming signal ) . the menu . ANT / CAW ( ANT Time Convergence Press OH V two times t0 Language 4 English highlight the ! : SET UP " Caption V - chip menu , _ Move ± Ent . ITRExg I Press VOL * to select the Set up menu , ! ' Channel set UP ' ! will be high ! ighted . Press VOL + to select ! : channel SetUp . ' : Press Ott y twice to highlight " ENA . " L _ Move ± Sel . ITR Menu ] - _ 1 Pressing VOL - or VOL + will alternate between " On " and " Off . " ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ 3 : : ! _ PressVOL : or VOL to Select ENA i ' 0n . ' i _ AiutOpr ° gram 4 + 01 I _ I LNA ' ( On I _ 1 Press MENU three times to exit . L _ Move _ + Sel . FmMenu _ - _ - [ } AP'I _ } / FO ] J ] / : SP } ' : C ] AI F } ! AT [ JRI : S 4 . 8
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SPECIAL FEATURES ] Special Audio Options : MTS and Headphones Choosing a Multi - Channel Sound ( MTS ) track Depending on the particular program being broadcast , you can listen to stereo , mono , or a Separate Audio Program . ( SAPaudio is usually a fbi _ ign - language translation . Sometimes SAP has unrelated information like news or weather . ' _ 1 Quick way to access the MTS 1 E menu : Just press " MTS " on the remote control . PreSS MENU tO display I AUDIO the menu . Press CHV once to MTSSettingSTreb _ l1e _ MBaolnaonCceUBSat ° Sms1 _ , Headphone _ 1Maln _ high ! ight the AUD ! O Move _ + Ent , FFR Exit PressVOL to Select I AUDIO Settings _ 1Custom I _ the AUDIo menu . Treble BaSS Balance 2 ¸ 7 ¸ ¸ ! ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ Press CHV to [ MTS , qMono Headphone _ Main l highlight ! ' MTS ' ! , ; Mo _ vs + oo , . Meoo , - _ The text at the bottom of the inenu tells you if the incoming audio is stereo , SAP , or mono . Press VOt , repeatedly [ ] I AUDIO to select " Mono " r _ l settings _ 1Custom I _ ' Trebles ' i SAP , " er ' ! Stereo , " _ Bas _ [ Ba ance iMpS _ S _ _ i [ Press MENU twice to I _ Headpb ° ne ' Ma in exit ' [ [ _ Move _ + Sel . ITN Menu / • Choose Stes ? o for channels that are broadcasting in stereo . • Choose Mono for channels that are broadcasting in mono , or if you are having difficulty receiving a stereo signal . • Choose SAP to listen to the Separate Audio Program , which is usually a foreign - language translation . You can also change the MTS setting by pressing the " MTS " button on the remote control . ( When you change channels , MTS is set to " Stereo " automatically . To listen in ' SAP ' or ' Mono , ' change the MTS setting . ) C ] 4 , , _ C } ] AP'f ; R For R : SPE ( ? D \ ] FEATI . ] RI : S
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SPECIAL FEATURES ] Using Wireless Headphones The wireless headphone option is especially useflfl when simultaneous ] y watching the main screen and the PiP window . _ 1 Note : Wireless head - phones must be purchased separately . cable to the Wireless Headphonejack on the bottom ofthe back panel . iiii ! ! i Turnthe transmitter and Wireless Headphones on , Adjust the v01ume 0f the Wireless Headphones , Setting up Wireless Headphones with Picture - in - Picture ( Seepage 4.11 for information about the various options fbr pictureqn - pictm'e . ) Note : Tile " Headphone " option is active only when tile PIP w'indow is active . Press MENU and press OHV once to highlight Bass the AUDIO icon . Balance MTS < Mono 11 . SetTtinregbsle ! _ C _ MMCu _ sIItom _ IHeadphone Press VOL + , then press OHV to highlight I _ Move + Sel . IT [ ] Menu I iiHeadphone7 - ql Notes : If there is all obstacle between tile transmitter and the i I AUDIO Wireless Headphones , the sound Settings 4 Custom k / Press VOL + to alternate Treble may be affected . For additional Bass between t'Main " and Balance details , see your Wireless MTS < Mono I , ' ! Sub ' _ ( the sound associ - / Headphones instruction book . IHeadphone 4 Sub I _ I ated with program in P ! P window ) . If pI p is not I _ Move ± Sel . Fm Menu I active , then the ' _ Sub ' ! 0ption is not available . Press MENU twice to exit . ( HAPT ] : ] , _ F ( ) UR : SP [ CIA ] FI , : ATI . ] R _ S 4.1 o
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_ PECIAL FEATURES ] Viewing Picture - in - Picture You can use the PIP feature to simultaneously to watch two video sources . Note : The PIP f _ ature does not work with DVD signals . Activating Picture - in - Picture Quick way to access the PIP 1 n - lenH : Simply press tile PIP button on the remote control . Press MENU to display rne meaL . Press CHV mree umes m nighlight the PIP menu . Press VO [ + to select the PIP menu _ 1 If you turn TV offwhile watching 2 and turn it oil again , the PIP window will disappear . Press VOL + to selec [ , , ] PIP " On . ' TV / Vidoo • T \ I _ Swao = lPsize • Sma • PIP ANT / CAT \ • ANT I _ Channe • ANT 4 • r _ # Move _ + Sel . Fm Menu L _ 3 Press MENU t nce to exit . Note : Picture - in - Picture does not function when the V - ch 3 is active , 4.1 1 c . Ap - . : , F _ OUR : SP ; C ] A1 n , : ATUR ; S
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SPEOIAL FEATURES Selecting a Signal Source ( Antenna or Cable ) for PIP 1Press MENU to display IPIP 4 On ! ' 1 the menu . TV / Video • TV 1 . Swapsize PIP • Smal I . PIP Press CHV fourtimes ANT / CATV • AN3 1 , Channel • ANT 4 I _ to select the PIPmeet Move _ Sol . Fm Menu Press VOL + Loselect the PIP menu 2 Press CHY fourtimes to PIP • On select " ANT / CATV . " TV / Videc • TV Swapsize PIP _ Small ] f an antenna is connect - PL PIP [ ANT / CATV • STDD Channe • ST 4 I _ ed . the setting is " ANT . " If a Cable TV system is 0 Move ± Se ITR Menu providing the signal , press gOL ÷ or goL - until the appropriate type of cable system is is displayedIRC ( " STD . " " HRC . " or " Press MENU twice to exit Selecting a Signal Source ( External A / V ) for PIP _ 1 For more information about Press ! VNID [ O repeatedly to cycle through al ! 0f the available signal sources : external A / V components and sig - ! ' TV , " : ' Video 1 , " ' ! Video2 , " " Video 3 , " ' _ S - Video 1 , " and nals , see " Viewing a VCR or ' _ S - Video2 : ' Caincorder Tape " on page 3 . ] 4 . Ifyou select " TV " , the PIP image is the same as the main image . Swapping the Contents of the PIP image and Main image When you press the SWAP button : The image in the pIP window will # ppoa [ on the main screen , and vice versa . C HAPT ] : R FOUR : SP _ CIA ] FI , : ATUR _ S 4.1 2
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SPECIAL FEATURES Changing the PIP Channel Press PIPCHA or CHV to change the channel that appears in the PiP window . Changing the Location ( Rotating ) the PIP Window When you press the ROTATEbutton repeatedly , the PIPwire dow moves from corner to corner on the TV screen . Freezing the PIP Image Press STILLto stop the action in a particular scene , Press ST ! LLagain t0 resume n0Fma ! vide0 • Changing the Size of the PIP Window Press P . S ! ZEto # lternate between # Srnal ! erand ! alger RIP window . Scanning the Available Channels This procedure scans all of the avai [ able channels and then stores them in memory . press GH . SCAN , and the memorized channels will appear in sequence for 2 to 3 seconds per channel . Press CH . SCANagain tO stop the scanning PrOcess . When CH . SCANstops , the viewing mode will return to its original setting . 4.1 3 , c . Ap - . : , F _ OUR : SP ; C ] A1 n , : ATUR ; S
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SPECIAL FEATURES ] Using the V - Chip The VLOhip f _ ature automatically locks out programming that is deemed inat ) t ) ropriate fi ) r children . The user must first enter a PIN ( personal ID number ) befbre any of the " VLChip restrictions can be set up or changed . Note " When the VLchip feature is active , the PIP and channel - auto program features do not fi lnction . Setting Up Your Personal ID Number ( PIN ) _ 1 Quick way to access the V Chip 1 menu : Simply press the " _ CHIP SET UP button on the remote control . Channel set UP tile menu , ANT / CATV 41 _ , NT • Time Convergence Press CH V two times Language • English • Press MENU to display to select the " SET UP ' Caption IV - chip [ menu , t , Move + _ Ent . ITR Menu [ Press V0L + select the " V - chip " _ Enterpin menu . Press VOb . P essO , V . . s . o . , . hx . I , tpIimesto The " Enter Din " screen w II appear . Enter your 4 - digit PINt number . Note : The default PIN number for a new TV se is " O - O - O - & " 3 After emenng a valid PIN IV . chip moaeloci , number , the ' d - ch p mode " V - chiE • NO • screer will appear . Press TV gulae . nes MPAA rating SET UP OHY three times and high - ® Change pin ght " Change pin . " Note : When a Darncu , ar field is highlign [ ea , its color ' turns BLUE ] - _ Note : If you forget the PIN , press the remote - control keys in the following sequence , which resets the While Lhe " Change Din [ _ ] IChangepin _ ) Enter new Nn pin to 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 : field is selec [ eo . Dress IIII POWER OFF _ MUTE _ 8 _ 2 VOL + . The Change pm . I . screen will aDDear , lr 4 - _ POWER ON . your PIN and enter mere . [ Confirm new pin [ Choose any 4 - digits for _ _ Confirm new pi I I I [ As soon as the 4 dig is are en [ ereo , the " Confirm pin " screen appears . Re - en [ errne same 4 digl [ s . When the Conhrm screen alsauDears , your PIN has been memorized Press MENU to exit CHAPT ] : ] , _ F ( ) UR : SP _ CIA ] FI , : ATI . IR _ S 4.1 4
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SPECIAL FEATURES I How to Enable / Disable the V - Chip 1 Press MENU _ _ _ uhanRel sot up ANT / CATV _ ANT Press OHV two t rues Time , , . gConvergencee toseleetthe SETUP _ ' _ Langua _ 1 English menu . _ J hCaptionO L LV'c Press CH • six times to highlight the ! ' V _ chipi ' menu . Press VOL + ! ® Enter pkn : IIII The ! ' Enter pin " screen will appear ' Enter Y0ur I ITRMenu I 4Tdigit PIN number . . I SETUP The : W _ Chipmode ! ' screen IV - chip mode I will appear , and i ! V _ ChipIocF ® V - chip lock _ Yes wi ! l be highlighted ( turns blue MPAA nratinges color ) , i TCVhagnugiedeplini To enable the V _ ChiPfeature , press VOL + Sothat the ! W : [ _ Move _ + Ent ITR Menu , Chip lock " field is YES . ( pressing VOL + will alternate between YESand NO , ) How to Set up Restrictions Using the " ' TV guidelines ' " First , set 11 [ ) a personal identification nmnber ( PIN ) , and enable the VLChip . ( See previous section . ) Parental restrictions can be set up usiI ' _ g either of two methods : The TV guide - lines or the MPAA rating . i ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ i iil : i SETUP ii Press MENU to disPlaY i _ Channel set up themenu . I _ ANT / CATV _ ANT 1 _ i I : _ 1 Time • _ Convergence pressCH • tw ° tlmesto i Language 4 English f _ highlight the ' _ SETUp " _ J Caption i / IV - chip J menu . i L _ i [ # Move ± Ent . ITn Menu Press VOL + : = 4.1 5 c . Ap - . : , _ FOUR : SP } C ] A1 F } , : ATUR } S
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SPECIAL FEATURES Press Oil • Six times to highl ! ght the ! w : IV - chip chipi ' menu , ® Enterpin : Illl Ihe ' ! Enter pin " screen Will appear , Enter your & d g t PN number " I Fm Menu I 3 ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ / £ < The " V - chip mode " screen will appear . Press the I _ IV - chipmode _ Ctt T butt0n , and hlghhgbt the f , eld for ! , TV _ ® VvChguP _ OelCkes 4 Y _ S I _ Guidelines . " ( Note : When a particular field is _ MPAA rating highlighted , its C01orturns BLUE ) I _ ChangePin 4 sist of two separate groups : TV - Y / / : i : : . Note : T . esecategor esco , , - PressVO [ + The ' ; Tvquideiines " _ I GUl I S I andTV - Y7 ( young childrenG • _ _ A , FV V s L D through age 7 ) , and TV - screen wtl ! appear , Press the CH • , ' [ _ J @ TV - Y U OHV buttons to highlight one 0f the . _ . _ _ : _ 7 _ u i else ) . thr ° ughTheTV - ManAd ( TevvYeryb ° dYTvY7 cate , , TV - PG U U U U stx age - based categones : _ . . . . . . . . . I - V - VA u u u u u gories are colored gieei1 . , B : Blocked U : Ur , blocked TV _ Y Young chtldren I Younchigldren I The restrictions for these two IV : Y7 Children 7 and over groups work ii _ depei _ dently : If a IV _ G General a household includes very young TV _ PG Parental guidance childrei ] as well as young adults , 1V44 Viewers ! 4 and over TV _ MA Mature audience the TV guidelines must be set up separately fbr each age group . ( See next step . ) 5 At this point , one of the IV - Ratings is highlighted Iblue color ) . Press the VO [ + button : Depending on your exBung setup , a letter " U " or " B " will start blinking IU = Unblockec B = Blocked ] While the U " or " B " is blinking , press the Oit • or I ; H V button ro block or unblock the category Press MENU once to save the TV guidelines . A TWRating will be highlighted I'BLUEt and no letters will blink . To exit this screer press MENU again , Toselect a different IV - Rating , press OH • or OH • and then repeat me process , Note 1 : The IV - Y7 TV - PG . IV - 14 and TV - MA have additional options . See the next step to change any of the tollow - ngsub - raungs : FV : Fantasy vtotence D : Dialog S : Sexua sttuattor V : Violence Note 2 : The V - Chip will automatica , y 3lock certain categories that are ' more restrictive . " For exampte if you block TV - Y " category , men IV - Y7 will automatically be blocked . Similarl _ # you block the TV - Gcategory , then all the cate - gories in the " young adult " group will be blocked . IV - G . TV - PG , IV - 14 and TV - MA _ Thesub - ratings / D . L . S . V / work together similarl ! , . ( See next section C HAPT ] : IR FOUR : SP _ ( : IA ] FI , : ATUR _ S 4 . I 6
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SPEOIAL FEATURES I 6 How to set the FV . D . L S and V sub - ratings . First , highlign [ one or LheseW - Ratings : TV - Y7 . TV - PG . TV - 14or TV - MA [ See Step 4 , on previous page ) Next . while the W - Rating is highlighted tBLUE / , repeatedly press the VOL * button - his will cycle through me available sub - ratings IFV . L S . Dor VL A blinking etter 1 " U " or " B " t will be displayed for each sub - rating . Wh le the " U " or " B " isblinking , press OH • or CH • to change rne sub - rating D " ess MENU once to save the TV guidelines . A TV - Rating will be highlighted / BLUEL ann no ler [ ers will blink . Toex t this screen . Dress MENU again . Toselect a different TV - Rating . DressOH • or Ctt • and then repeat the process . Note : The V - chiD will automatically block certain categories that are More restrictive " . For example , it you block " L " sub - ratinglnTV - PG , thenthe L " sub - ratlngs in TV - 14and TV - MA will automatlca , y be blocked . 7 Press the MENU button three times to clear all the screens , fOr proceed to the next section , ann se [ up aum - tional restrictions based on the MPAA codes ] How to Set up Restrictions using the MPAA Ratings : G , PG , PG - 13 , R , N0 - 17 , X The MPAA rating system uses the Motion Picture Association of America ( MPAA ) system , and its main application is fbr movies . ( Eventually , movie videocassettes will be encoded with MPAA ratings . ) When the V - Chip lock is on , the TV will automatically block any programs that are coded with objectionable ratings ( either MPAA or TV - Ratings ) . 1 Press MENU to display the menu . Channel set up ANT / CATV , q ANT I _ Time Press OH • two times to highlight Convergence the " SETUP " menu . Language _ English I _ I SET UP Caption IV - chip I Press VOL + . IV'chip Press OH • six times to high ight ® Enter pin the IIV : chip'I menu . ] he ! ! Enter pin " screen will appear . Enter your 4 - digit PIN number . I rm Menu ] 4.1 7 c . Ap - . : ] F _ C ) UR : SP } C ] A1 F } , : A3UR } S
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SPECIAL FEATURES SET UP IV - chip moc _ e I The " V - chiE mode " screen will aeoear . V - chip lock 4 Yes I _ TV guidelines Press the OH • button twice , and highlight ® MPAA rating MPAA rating . Change pin [ _ Move z Ent , ITR Exit ] PG While " MPAA rating " ishighlighted , press PG - 13 the VOL + button . ] he " MPAA rating ° NC - 17 screen Will appear . B : Blocked U : Unblocked v & Move = Ent . ITR Menu G General audience no resmcnon < MPAA RATING I _ G . . . . . . . . . P . . . a . . . . [ . en . ! a ! . gt ) ! danEes . t ) . f199stea 5 PG U PG - 13 PG - 13 Parentsstror ] b cauuonem _ DG L Reeea [ edly press the 01 - 1 • button to highlight a R R Restricted . Childrenunder 17shoulc N0 - 17 L particular MPAA category . Deaccompanlea Dy an aaulrh NR _ x _ IWhen a category _ s N0 - 17 No cnlluren unuer _ ] e 17 . highlighted , its color changes B : Blocked U : Unblocked to blue . t Pressing the 01 - 1 • Move _ + Ent , ITR Menu X v Adults on y button will cycle through the NR Not ra _ eu MPAA categories : While a particular category is highlighted , press VOL + to activate it . A blinking letter CU " or " B " ) will be displayed . Press CH • or CH • to select " U " or " B " . Press MENU three times to save the settings and to clear all screens . Note : The V - Chip will automatically block any category that is " more restrictive . " For example , if you block the " PG - 13 " category , then " R , " " NC - 17 , " and " X " will automatically be blocked also . How to Reset the TV after the V - Chip Blocks a Channel ( " Emergency Escape " ) If the ] ' V is tuned toa restricted channel , the v : Chip will b ! ock it . The screen will go blank and the following message will appear : ! ! Excessive rating . " Toresume normal viewing , tune to a different channel using the number buttons . Under certai n conditions ( depending on the rating of the Ioqa ! Tv programs ) the V : Chip might 10ckOUtall the channels . ! n this case , use the V - Chip buttoB for an iiemergency esqape , , i Press the V : chip button on the remote control , Enter your PIN number , and press VOL4 - to temporarily disable the V _ ChipLock . C HAPT ] : IR E ( ) UR : SP _ CIA ] FI , : AT _ . IR _ S 4 . q 8
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TROUBLESHOOTING If the TV seems to have a problem , first tiT this list of possible prob ] ems and solutions . If none of these ti'ollbleshooting tips apply , then call yol u " nearest service center . Identifying Problems Problem Possible Solution Poor picu u'e Try another channel . Actj , llst the antenna . Check all wire connections . Poor so * md Cl * lality Try another channel . A @ llst the antenna . No pictl u'e or sol rod . Try another channel . Press the TV / VIDEO blltton . Make sure the TV is plugged in . Check the antenna connections . No color , wrong colors or tints . Make sure the program is broadcast in color . Ac ! jllst the picu u'e settings . Pictl u'e rolls verticall3 _ Ac ! jllst the antenna . Check all wire connections . The TV operates erraticall3 _ Unphlg the TV for 30 seconds , then try operating it again . Your remote control does not Press the " MODE " button to put your remote operate yolu " TV control in the " TV " mode . The TV won't turn on . Make sure the wall outlet is working . Note : If you watch a still image for a long time , some burning images may be seen on the screen . 5 . 1 CHAPTER FIVE : Tk / ) UB [ ] SlIOOTING
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APPENDIX Cleaning and Maintaining Your TV With t ) I'oper care , your TV unit will give you many years of service . Please fbllow these guidelines to get the maximum t ) ei'foi'mance from your TV Placement • Do not place the TV near extremely hot , cold , humid or dusty places . • Do not place the TV near appliances with electric motors that create magnetic fields , Sllch as VaClllll _ cleaners . • Keep the ventilation openings clear ; do not place the TV on a soft surface , such as cloth or paper . • Place the TV in a vertical position only . Liquids • Do not handle liquids near oi " on the TV Liquids that spill into it can cause sei'iolls damage . Cabinet • Never open the cabinet oi " touch the parts insMe . • Wipe your TV with a clean , dry cloth . Never use water , cleaning fluids , wax , or chemicals . • Do not put heavy otqjects on top of the cabinet . Temperature • If " yol _ r TV is sl Mdenly moved from acoM to a warm place , unph lg the power cord , and allow at least two hours for moisture that may have formed inside the unit to diy completely Using Your TV in Another Country If you plan to take your TV with you to a foreign country , please be aware of the different television systems that are ii - illse around the world . A TV designed for oi - le system may not work properly with another system due to differences in the TV channel fi'equencies Specifications Model PT5492S Voltage AC 120V Frequency of Operation 60Hz Power Constlmption 230 W _ tts Dimension 1161 x605 x 1400ram : 45.71 x 23.82 x55 . 12 inches Weight 68 Ng ; 149.921bs ApP _ NDI × A .
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