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838 Series
BASIC OWNER'S GUIDE
This manual provides basic connection, setup, and operating instructions. Please visit our website at
www.Mitsubishi-tv.com to view or download a detailed owner's guide that fully describes the features
of this TV. Follow the Support link to the Product Documents page.
For questions:
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Visit our website at www.mitsubishi-tv.com.
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E-mail us at MDEAservice@mdea.com.
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Call Consumer Relations at
For information on
To order replacement or additional remote controls, visit our website at www.mitsuparts.com or call
800-553-7278.
838 Series.
IR emitter cables for NetCommand home-theater control are available for purchase from
Mitsubishi. Call 800-553-7278 and request either part number 242D483020 (two-ended cable) or part
number 299P254020 (four-ended cable).
800-332-2119 for operational or connection assistance.
System Reset, please see the back cover.
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Summary of Contents

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    This manual provides basic connection, setup, and operating instructions. Please visit our website at www.Mitsubishi-tv.com to view or download a detailed owner’s guide that fully describes the features of this TV. Follow the Support link to the Product Documents page.

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    MAINS DISCONNECTION: The mains plug is used as the disconnect device. The mains plug shall remain readily operable. Stand Requirement CAUTION: Use these Mitsubishi TV models only with the Mitsubishi stand models shown here. Other stands can result in instability and possibly cause injury. TV Model...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Call (800) 553-7278. Please have model number, serial number, and TV purchase date available. Important: All lamps replaced under warranty must be returned to Mitsubishi where they will be inspected to verify failure defects. To Purchase a Replacement Lamp After Warranty Visit our website at www.mitsuparts.com or call (800)

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    (NE C AR T 250, P AR T H) Outdoor Antenna Grounding If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the TV, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges.

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    Choose a location for your TV. • Allow at least four inches of space on all sides of the TV to help prevent overheating. Over- heating may cause premature failure of the TV as well as shortened lamp life. • Avoid locations where light may reflect off the screen.

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    • Set up HDMI Control for HDMI devices compat- ible with the TV. • 838 Series. Perform NetCommand setup for device keys. See the detailed owner’s guide at www.mitsubishi-tv.com for information. For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119 Emitter End Sleep Timer If You Turn Off the TV by Mistake •...

  • Page 7: Basic Setup And Operation, The Status Indicator, Setting Up And Using Tv Inputs

    ANT input. Refer to page 12. You must perform a channel scan to enable recep- tion of digital channels. If you skip this step, the TV will receive only analog channels. The channel scan will search for high-definition and standard-definition channels available in the local area.

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    Setting Up Other Inputs Power on the TV. Power on the devices to ensure detection. Connect one device to the TV, making note of the TV input jack. The TV will display the New Device Found screen if the connection type is detectable.

  • Page 9: 3d Video

    More TV Features Features covered in this Basic Owner’s Guide include: Feature Parental controls (Lock menu) TV Clock. Set the TV Clock if you plan to use the TV Timer (page 24) or ChannelView (page 15). Favorite sources Page...

  • Page 10: Inputs

    TV Connections HDMI Main Connection Panel 838 Series Jacks. See the full owner’s guide at www.mitsubishi-tv.com. HDMI HDMI (Accessory power page 11 on all models; 738 Series, wireless adapter, page 19) 838 Series Side Inputs Y Pb Pr (component video)

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    HDMI Device Mitsubishi recommends using high-speed HDMI cables to connect newer devices incorporating HDMI technology. DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO OUTPUT OUTPUT Y/ VIDEO HDMI HDMI Y/ VIDEO AUDIO L (480i / 480p / 720p / 1080i) TV main panel HDMI-to-HDMI cable...

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    2. TV Connections Antenna or Cable TV Service Connect the incoming cable to the TV’s ANT input. Direct cable (no cable box) Cable TV service Older cable box Not recommeded. Other connection types provide better quality audio and video. TV main panel...

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    To send audio from TV channels received on the ANT input or devices con- nected directly to the TV, you must use one of the con- nections shown below. The TV makes all audio available in digital and analog formats: •...

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    The FAV key gives you quick access to favorite program sources. Sources can be channels from the ANT input or devices connected to the TV. You can store up to nine favorites. Sample Favorites menu. Switch to favorite channels or inputs using number keys.

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    You can save groups of channels by content (e.g., news, sports, children’s program- ming) or by TV user. Note: You must first set the TV Clock (page 24) to receive ChannelView listings. ChannelView, “All” tab. Programs for the tuned channel are listed on the right.

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    Mitsubishi 3DTVs (738 and 838 series) currently support the side-by-side 3D signal format. For support of other 3D formats, such as top-bottom and frame packing (3D Blu Ray standard), Mitsubishi 3DTVs will require the use of a 3D For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119 Watching 3D Video Note: Active 3D glasses are required.

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    IF YOU OR ANY MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY HAS A HISTORY OF EPILEPSY, CONSULT A PHYSICIAN BEFORE USING COMPUTER GAME PRODUCTS. A small percentage of the population may experience epileptic seizures when viewing certain types of TV images or video games that contain flashing patterns of light.

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    Center the seating area in front of the TV and at least six feet away. • Arrangements that give good results: • If the room is an odd shape, locate the TV to take best advantage of wall reflections. • Avoid locations that may distort sound reflections. Connecting the TV To hear digital surround sound, the TV must be con- nected to a digital surround sound source.

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    Support > FAQ section at VUDU.com. Home Network Setup Before using StreamTV internet media, you must connect the TV to the internet using one of these methods. Ethernet Connection DHCP (automatic) Connect the TV to your network router with a Cat- egory-5 Ethernet cable (not supplied).

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    Turn on the wireless device you wish to use for INTERNET back. Turn off all other wireless devices in the area as the TV can pair with only one device at a time. Press Bluetooth ® icon in Input Selection Menu Highlight the Pair your device with the TV and then connect.

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    Screensaver Displays a screensaver pattern while playing an audio-only source. Film Mode 480i and 1080i signals only. In Auto, the TV automatically detects and applies film-decoding correc- tion to movies filmed at 24 frames per second. Try the Off setting if images show many jagged edges.

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    838 Series. Optimizes the TV’s speaker array for music listening. Night 838 Series. Focuses the TV’s speaker array to a single point to limit sound heard by others outside the room. Press ENTER to adjust the focal point (Night Angle).

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    Select On to turn on audio to a connected subwoofer. Set to Off if no subwoofer is connected. Center Channel On allows the TV’s speakers to complement your external sound system as a center channel. Set to Off if not in use.

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    • The TV clock must be set before you can use the Timer feature. • As a reminder that the TV Timer is set, the TV POWER indicator flashes slowly while the TV is powered off. • When the Timer turns on the TV, press any key on the remote control to keep it from turning off after five minutes. Setup Channel See “Memorizing Channels with Channel Scan”...

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    Lets you turn the Bluetooth input On/Off (to display or hide it in the Input Select On or Off to enable or disable the TV’s control of a CEC-enabled device. See the detailed owner’s guide at www.mitsubishi-tv.com for use of this feature. For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119 4.

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    Lock Time Blocks all use of the TV during the time period you specify. Once a lock time is set, it goes into effect immediately and you must enter a pass code to use the TV during the lock period.

  • Page 27: Call (800) 553-7278. Please Have Model Number, Serial Number, And Tv Purchase Date Available

    • Be sure not to insert any metal or flammable object into the lamp cartridge opening, as it may cause fire or electrical shock. If a foreign object is inserted into the opening, unplug the AC cord of the TV and contact your dealer for service.

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    LAMP CONTAINS MERCURY. Disposal of the Old Lamp Cartridge Lamp under warranty: All lamps replaced under war- ranty must be returned to Mitsubishi. Use the return shipping label provided and send to Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, America, 625 Braselton Parkway, Suite 200, Braselton, GA 30517.

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    Normally, light dusting with a dry, non-scratching duster will keep your TV clean. If cleaning beyond this is needed, please use the following guidelines: First, turn off the TV and unplug the power cord from the power outlet. Occasionally clean dust build-up from the air-intake grilles on the back and sides of the TV.

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    POWER on the remote control for several seconds until the key blinks twice and goes off. This is an abbreviated list showing the most popular codes. For a full list, see the detailed owner’s guide at www.mitsubishi-tv.com. Cable Boxes General Instrument 10476 Jerrold...

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    Call Consumer Relations at 800-332-2119. E-mail: MDEAservice@mdea.com Website: www.mitsubishi-tv.com Important All lamps replaced under warranty must be returned to Mitsubishi where they will be inspected to verify failure defects. For assistance call 1(800) 332-2119 Resulting Action The last-used format for a signal type will be recalled on the input.

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    Highlight ENTER to start channel Press memorization. See the detailed owner’s guide at www.mitsubishi-tv.com for instructions. Press and hold the INPUT button on the control panel for ten seconds. If the TV is powered off, you can now press the POWER button to turn it on.

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    • ompare the picture to the TV’s test picture (Picture > Picture+ > Test Picture) to check if the noise is internal or external to the TV. • Upgrade a Category 1 (unmarked) HDMI cable to a newer type of high-speed HDMI cable.

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    Mitsubishi television model that included this owner’s guide and owned by you. RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS. Software Not for Resale. You may not resell or otherwise transfer for value the Software, except in conjunction with a sale of the TV that Software has been pre installed.

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    Free Software Foundation. If the Program does not specify a version number of this License, you may choose any version ever published by the Free Software Foundation. If you are interested in obtaining open source code for this product, please contact Mitsubishi at (800) 332-2119. A nominal handling and mailing charge may apply.

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    Trademark and License Information 10. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Program into other free programs whose distribution conditions are different, write to the author to ask for permission. For software which is copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, write to the Free Software Foundation; we sometimes make exceptions for this. Our decision will be guided by the two goals of preserving the free status of all derivatives of our free software and of promoting the sharing and reuse of software generally.

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    e) Convey the object code using peer-to-peer transmission, provided you inform other peers where the object code and Corresponding Source of the work are being offered to the general public at no charge under subsection A separable portion of the object code, whose source code is excluded from the Corresponding Source as a System Library, need not be included in conveying the object code work. A “User Product”...

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    Embedded Software, the consumer is solely responsible for any replacement labor. For all other parts, we will provide the labor for a warranty repair by an authorized MITSUBISHI service center without charge for one (1) year from the original date of purchase at retail.

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    Third party content and services, including without limitation home entertainment services by VUDU, Inc., are provided in accordance with what- ever terms and conditions are established by the third party providers and agreed to by you. Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America (“MDEA”) has no control over any such third parties or any agreement you reach with them.

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    Rapidfire and the 1... logo are trademarks of Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd The Bluetooth ® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Mitsubishi Electric is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. ®...

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