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VIZIO is a registered trademark of V, Inc.
HDMI logo and "High Definition Multimedia Interface" are registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Version 1/25/2007
Dear VIZIO Customer,
Congratulations on your new VIZIO VX37L High
Definition LCD Television purchase. Thank you
for your support. For maximum benefit of your set,
please read these instructions before making any
adjustments, and retain them for future reference.
We hope you will experience many years of
enjoyment from your new VIZIO VX37L High
Definition Television.
For assistance, please call 714-668-0588 or e-
techsupport@vinc.com
mail us at
To purchase or inquire about accessories and
installation services for your VIZIO LCD HDTV,
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call toll free at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
We recommend you register your VIZIO VX37L
HDTV10A either at our website
or fill in your registration card and mail it in. For
peace of mind and to protect your investment
beyond the standard warranty, VIZIO offers on-
site extended warranty service plans.
plans
give
additional
standard warranty period. Visit our website or call
us to purchase a plan.
Write down the serial number located on the back
of your VX37L.
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Summary of Contents

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    __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ Purchase Date _____________________ VIZIO is a registered trademark of V, Inc. HDMI logo and “High Definition Multimedia Interface” are registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. Version 1/25/2007 techsupport@vinc.com...

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    The Display is exposed to rain or other moisture. The Display is dropped or damaged in any way. The performance of the Display changes substantially. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual Do not defeat the safety purpose of the www.VIZIO.com...

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    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual Television Antenna Connection Protection External Television Antenna Grounding If an outside antenna/satellite dish or cable system is to be connected to the TV, make sure that the antenna or cable system is electrically grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and static charges.

  • Page 4

    High Definition Cables Extra or replacement Remote VIZIO also offers Installation Services and Extended Warranty Services for your VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A To purchase or inquire about additional accessories and services for your VIZIO product, visit our web site at www.VIZIO.com...

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    Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting The VIZIO VX37L can either be kept on the stand base or mounted on the wall for viewing. If you choose to mount the VX37L on the wall, please follow the instructions below for removing the stand base.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    1.5 VIZIO Remote Control...10 1.5.1 Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control ...12 1.5.2 Remote Control Range ...12 1.5.3 VIZIO Remote Control Precautions ...12 Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment ... 13 2.1 Which Video Connection Should I Use?...13 2.2 Connecting Your DVD Player ...14 2.2.1 Using HDMI ...14...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    5.5 FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement...52 Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information ... 53 6.1 Specifications ...53 6.2 Glossary – Standard Definitions ...54 6.3 Index ...55 6.4 Limited Product Warranty...57 6.4.1 VIZIO Extended Service Warranty...57 Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Basic Controls And Connections, Front Panel, Right Side Panel Controls, Left Side Connections

    Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections 1.1 Front Panel Power ‘VIZIO’ light – The VIZIO name lights white when powered on and orange when powered off. Remote Control Sensor – This is the window through which all of the remote control signals pass to the sensor. Point the remote control directly at this window for the best response to the remote signal.

  • Page 9: Rear Panel Connections

    HDMI 1 – Connect the primary source for digital video such as a DVD multimedia player or set top box through this all digital connector. The white color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection. Your VIZIO Certified HDMI cables are available for purchase from www.VIZIO.com or by calling 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).

  • Page 10: Vizio Remote Control

    - These buttons navigate the On-Screen Display (OSD). OK – Use this button to select your chosen option in On-Screen Display (OSD) menus. Version 1/25/2007 Note: this button is NOTE: Your Remote Control may look like this. www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual...

  • Page 11

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual WIDE – This button cycles through the available screen formats. The options for SD (Standard Definition 4:3) are Normal, Zoom and Panoramic. . The options for HD (High Definition 16:9) and RGB PC are Normal and Zoom.

  • Page 12: Insertion Of Batteries In The Remote Control, Remote Control Range, Vizio Remote Control Precautions

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 1.5.1 Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control Insert two AA batteries into the remote control. Make sure that you match the (+) and (-) symbols on the batteries with the (+) and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment. Re-attach the battery cover.

  • Page 13: Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment, Which Video Connection Should I Use

    Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment 2.1 Which Video Connection Should I Use? The VIZIO VX37L has six different ways to connect your video equipment from a basic connection to the most advanced for digital displays. Connection Connector Quality (type) Best (digital)

  • Page 14: Connecting Your Dvd Player, Using Hdmi

    DVD players that have a digital interface such as HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) should be connected to the HDMI input of the VIZIO VX37L for optimal results. Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable available up to 10 meters. www.VIZIO.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.

  • Page 15: Using Component Video

    Select Component using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing the Component button on the Remote Control. Note: Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about the video output requirements of the product. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 16: Using S-video (av1), Using Composite (av) Video

    You may use the AV1 input on the side if you wish, as long as you are not already using it for the S-Video input. Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about the video output requirements of the product. Version 1/25/2007 audio output www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual...

  • Page 17: Connecting Your Hdtv Set-top Box, Using Hdmi

    HDTV Set-Top Boxes that have a HDMI digital interface should be connected to the HDMI input of the LCD HDTV for optimal results. Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable that is 10 meters. www.VIZIO.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.

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    Refer to your HDTV Set-Top Box user manual for more information about the video output requirements of the product or consult your cable or satellite operator. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

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    Component button on the Remote Control. Note: Refer to your HDTV Set-Top Box user manual for more information about the video output requirements of the product or consult your cable or satellite operator. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 20: Connecting Your Basic Set-top Box, Using Composite Video, Using Coax (rf)

    HDTV, or directly by pressing the TV button (below the WIDE button) on the Remote Control. Note: Refer to your Set Top Box user manual for more information about selecting the video or RF output of the product. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 21: Connecting Your Vcr Or Video Camera, Connecting Coaxial (rf)

    Digital broadcasts are not available in all areas. www.antennaweb.org Make sure the antenna and coaxial cable are correctly grounded. For Professional antenna installation contact us at call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623). Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual for detailed information. www.VIZIO.com www.VIZIO.com Refer to...

  • Page 22: Using Your Antenna Or Cable For Tv, Using The Antenna Or Cable Through Your Vcr

    HDTV, or directly by pressing the TV button on the Remote Control. Note: If you have an off-air antenna or cable TV, connect it to the “Antenna In” connector on the rear of your VCR. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 23: Connecting A Pc Computer, Preset Pc Resolutions

    H.Freq (kHz) V.Freq (Hz) H.Sync 31.5 59.94 37.5 75.00 31.46 70.08 37.9 60.317 46.9 53.7 85.06 48.4 60.01 60.0 75.03 47.7 60.00 www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual V.Sync Pixel Freq (MHz) 25.175 31.500 28.320 40.000 49.500 56.250 65.000 78.750 85.500...

  • Page 24: Chapter 3 Setting Up To Watch Television, Basic Lcd Hdtv Start Up

    4 (above) to select the correct input source. a. The screen will show ‘snow’ and the first Initial Setup OSD panel. Press the OK button on the remote control. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

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    If you do not want to scan for channels at this time, press the button on the remote to highlight Skip Scan and then press the OK button. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

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    H.Freq (kHz) V.Freq (Hz) H.Sync 31.5 59.94 37.5 75.00 31.46 70.08 37.9 60.317 46.9 53.7 85.06 48.4 60.01 60.0 75.03 47.7 60.00 www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual V.Sync Pixel Freq (MHz) 25.175 31.500 28.320 40.000 49.500 56.250 65.000 78.750 85.500...

  • Page 27: Watching A Tv Program, Adjusting Basic Hdtv Settings

    Also, verify that the power cord is plugged into a correctly grounded electrical outlet or surge protector. Press the power button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV. The VIZIO logo on the front will change from orange to white.

  • Page 28: Program Information, Information On Hdtv Status

    LCD HDTV. Program Information: Provided by Broadcaster Program Closed Caption Rating is available Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual Audio is Stereo TV Channel Number NTSC SDTV (Standard Definition TV) www.VIZIO.com Station Name: provided by Broadcaster...

  • Page 29: Chapter 4 Advanced Adjustment Of Hdtv, Using The On Screen Display (osd)

    Repeat steps 2 through 5 to adjust additional options within this menu. Once the adjustments are completed press the MENU button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual TV Tuner Setup button on the remote control or the www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 30: Dtv / Tv Input Picture Adjustment, Picture Mode, Backlight

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 4.2 DTV / TV Input Picture Adjustment 4.2.1 Picture Mode When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen Display (OSD) appears PICTURE adjustment page. Press the button to highlight the Picture Mode selection. Use the button to choose from Custom, Standard, Movie and Game.

  • Page 31: Brightness, Contrast, Color, Tint

    In most cases, the default middle position is correct. If people’s faces look too orange try reducing the level of color first as the case of this is often too much color Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual button to adjust the level. button to adjust the level.

  • Page 32: Sharpness, Color Temperature

    Color (Red, Green or Blue) Indicator Bar as before. Use the button to adjust the color. Press the OK button when finished. Repeat the procedure to adjust the other colors if desired. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual button to adjust the level. button www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 33: Advanced Video

    Average Picture Level (APL) and the overall picture will look too dark; activation of this feature will raise the APL to counteract this effect. Press the Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual Use this feature to increase the picture button to choose from the Off, Low, Medium or Strong setting.

  • Page 34: Dtv / Tv Input Audio Adjustment, Volume, Bass, Treble, Balance

    Balance Indicator Bar, as before, so you can see the balance adjustment to the left or right of the nominal position. Use the Version 1/25/2007 PICTURE button to display button to adjust for bass boost or attenuation. button to adjust for treble boost or attenuation. button to adjust the left/right balance. www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual...

  • Page 35: Surround, Speakers, Dtv / Tv Tuner Setup, Tuner Mode, Auto Search, Skip Channel

    CH+ or CH- button. You will still be able to select this channel using the number buttons on the remote control. Version 1/25/2007 PICTURE button to display buttons to open the TV TUNER SETUP menu and then button to select this channel to be skipped www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual...

  • Page 36: Time Zone, Daylight Saving, Dtv / Tv Input Setup, Language, Sleep Timer, Analog Closed Caption

    When watching DTV, the Digital CC feature is available in the Setup menu. Press the button to highlight the Digital CC selection. Press the button to select Service 1. Version 1/25/2007 button to select On or Off. PICTURE button until the www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual button to highlight...

  • Page 37: Digital Closed Caption Style, Reset All Settings

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 4.5.5 Digital Closed Caption Style When selecting Digital Closed Caption you are also able to customize the look of the Closed Caption. Press the button to highlight the Digital CC Style selection. The default is Broadcast which means the style is the same as the broadcast channel has chosen for transmission.

  • Page 38: Dtv / Tv Input Parental Control, Channel Block

    The Reset All Settings feature (see page 37) does NOT reset the password. Press the button to highlight the Channel Block selection. Press the button to turn it on or off. Version 1/25/2007 PICTURE button to display The default www.VIZIO.com VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual...

  • Page 39: Tv Rating, Movie Rating

    NC-17 – No one under 17 years of age X – No one under 17 years of age Press the button to navigate through the Movie rating options. Press the (locked) or allow (unlocked). Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com button to block button to block...

  • Page 40: Blocked Unrated Programming, Change The Password

    Note: Make sure you write down and store the new password in a secure place. The Reset All Settings feature (see page 37) does NOT reset the password. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 41: Hdmi Input Picture Adjustment, Hdmi Input Audio Adjustment, Hdmi Input Setup

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 4.7 HDMI Input Picture Adjustment The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same way for the HDMI Input as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.2. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV or Parental Control adjustments.

  • Page 42: Video Input Picture Adjustment, Video Input Audio Adjustment, Video Input Setup

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 4.10 Video Input Picture Adjustment The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same way for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.2. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV adjustments.

  • Page 43: Video Input Parental Control, Pc Input Picture Adjustment, Auto Adjust, Backlight, Brightness

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 4.13 Video Input Parental Control The Parental Control menu operates in the same way for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.6. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV adjustments.

  • Page 44: Contrast, Color Temperature

    Color (Red, Green or Blue) Indicator Bar as before. Use the button to adjust the color. Press the OK button when finished. Repeat the procedure to adjust the other colors if desired. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual button to adjust the level. button www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 45: H-size, H. Position, V. Position, Fine Tune, Pc Input Audio Adjustment, Pc Input Setup

    PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.4. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for TV adjustments and no Closed Caption. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual button to adjust the tuning. www.VIZIO.com button to adjust...

  • Page 46: Understanding Viewing Features, Viewing Modes

    Note: Viewing modes are saved based on input. watched a DVD in widescreen mode and then watched TV in standard mode. When you switch back to DVD input, the viewing mode will return to widescreen. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual For example, you lasted www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 47: Picture-in-picture(pip) Mode, Adjusting Basic Pip Settings

    You can swap the program that is in the main picture with the program in the PIP sub-picture. To swap the main picture program with the PIP sub-picture program, press SWAP on the remote control. If you press SWAP again, it will return the program to the main picture. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual Component www.VIZIO.com HDMI...

  • Page 48: Setting The Sleep Timer, Using A Cable Or Satellite Remote

    4.18 Using a Cable or Satellite Remote Your VIZIO remote uses codes 11758 and 10178 to work your LCD HDTV. To use a cable or satellite remote to work the LCD HDTV, refer to your cable or satellite remote user guide for more information on how to program the remote.

  • Page 49: Chapter 5 Maintenance And Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Troubleshooting Guide

    If the TV fails or the performance changes dramatically, check the display in accordance with the following instructions. Remember to check the peripherals to pinpoint the source of the failure. If the display still fails to perform as expected, contact the VIZIO for assistance by calling 1-714-668-0588 or e- techsupport@vinc.com...

  • Page 50

    You switch to a different input The TV remembers the viewing mode from the last time you used a particular input and the screen size changes. (AV, Component, HDMI and TV). Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 51: Telephone & Technical Support

    Customer support and quality service are integral parts of VIZIO’s commitment to service excellence. For technical assistance contact our VIZIO Technical Support Department via email or phone. Please have your VIZIO model number, serial number and date of purchase available before you call. Version 1/25/2007 The LCD HDTV is an ideal platform for viewing High Definition Content.

  • Page 52: Compliance, Fcc Class B Radio Interference Statement

    The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modification to this equipment. interference. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual BASE/BS Electric Appliance Control Act It is the responsibilities of the user to correct such...

  • Page 53: Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information, Specifications

    36.2” W x 26” H x 8.6” D with stand; 36.2” W x 24.9” H x 4.3” D without stand Net Weight 42.8 lbs with stand Gross Weight 54.1 lbs Certifications CSA/C-UL, FCC Class B *Product specifications may change without notice or obligation. Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual www.VIZIO.com...

  • Page 54: Glossary – Standard Definitions

    VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual 6.2 Glossary – Standard Definitions Analog TV: Today’s TV system using radio frequency waves to transmit and display pictures and sound. Aspect Ratio (4x3): Traditional TV “aspect ratio”, that is, the screen’s width as compared to its height.

  • Page 55: Index

    Black Level Extender, 33 CTI (Color Transient Improvement, 33 DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction, 33 Flesh Tone, 33 White Peak Limiter, 33 Cleaning your VIZIO TV, 49 Coax (RF) Connecting for DTV, 21 Connecting for TV, 22 Connecting your Basic Set Top Box, 20...

  • Page 56

    Connecting your VCR, 21 Connecting your Video Camera, 21 Technical Specifications, 53 Troubleshooting Guide, 49 Audio Adjustment, 34 Version 1/25/2007 VIZIO VX37L HDTV10A User Manual Parental Control, 38 Picture Adjustment, 30 Special Features, 36 TV Audio Adjust Balance, 34 Bass, 34...

  • Page 57: Limited Product Warranty, Vizio Extended Service Warranty

    VIZIO retains the right to assess all warranty claims and to determine if damages are covered by the warranty. In case of a claim that is not covered by the warranty, you will be contacted to determine whether VIZIO should repair the damage for a fee or whether the product should be returned to you as received by the repair center.

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