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Television User's Guide
Television
User's Guide
Changing En ter tain ment. Again.

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    Television User’s Guide Television User’s Guide Changing En ter tain ment. Again.

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    Product Registration Please fi ll out the product registration card (packed separately) and return it immediately. For US customers: Your RCA Consumer Electronics product may also be registered at www.rca.com/productregistration. Registering this product allows us to contact you if needed.

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    The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged; Note to the Cable TV system installer: This reminder is provided to call the Cable TV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC (Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1) that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifi es that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Language ........10 TV/Cable TV (CATV) ......11 Auto Search (Setting TV Channels) .

  • Page 5: Basic Cable Tv Connection

    The Cable TV signal into your home may be a single cable (75 ohm ) or may include a Cable Box. In either case, the connection to the TV is easy. If your Cable TV signal comes directly via a 75 ohm coaxial cable, using the following steps: Connect the Cable TV signal to the 75 ohm ANTENNA INPUT jack on the rear of the TV.

  • Page 6: Basic Antenna Connection

    75 OHM ANTENNA INPUT jack on the rear of the TV. If your antenna has a round cable (75 ohm) on the end, then you are ready to connect it to the TV. Go to the next step.

  • Page 7: Basic Tv To Vcr Connection

    S-Video jack on the component. If your component doesn’t have an S-Video jack go to item 3. Connect a video cable (yellow) to the VIDEO INPUT jack on the TV and to the VIDEO OUT jack on your VCR (or other component).

  • Page 8: Description Of Buttons On The Tv

    Use to highlight items. SENSOR Receives infra-red signals from the remote. POWER Turns the TV on and off. Lights to show TV is STANDBY (Model 14F512T only) LED indicator that lights to show AC power is available.

  • Page 9: Remote Control

    (as marked inside the battery compartment). Reattach the battery compartment lid. Effectively Using the Remote Control Point the remote control toward the remote sensor on the front of the TV when operating the TV with the remote control. Remote Control...

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    Within the on-screen menu, press to select some special function, such as Favorite list, etc. ON-OFF Press to turn the TV on or off. You also can turn on the TV by pressing the CHANNEL +/- buttons on the front of the TV.

  • Page 11: Language

    You can set the TV’s on-screen menu to English, French or Spanish. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Language is highlighted. Press VOL+ or VOL- to select English, Francais (French), or Espanol (Spanish).

  • Page 12: Tv/cable Tv (catv)

    It is important for the TV to know what type of signal-Cable TV (CATV) or a normal antenna you are using. Choose your signal (Antenna or Cable): Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Setup.

  • Page 13: Auto Search (setting Tv Channels)

    Auto Search (Setting TV Channels) You can set your TV to receive local TV channels (from an antenna) or Cable TV channels (when you have Cable TV service). Then, use Auto Search to set up channels that are available for you. This makes it easy for you to select only the available TV stations when you press CH+ or CH-.

  • Page 14: Manual Channel Tuning

    Helpful Hints You cannot select the Setup menu if the TV is set to a video input channel (FRNT). Press INPUT repeatedly to get to regular TV programming.

  • Page 15: Favorite Channel Setting

    Helpful Hints You cannot select the Setup menu if the TV is set to a video input channel (FRNT). Press INPUT repeatedly to get to regular TV programming. Favorite Channel Setting...

  • Page 16: Adding Or Erasing Channels

    CH+/- buttons. Helpful Hints You cannot select the Setup menu if the TV is set to a video input channel (FRNT). Press INPUT repeatedly to get to regular TV programming.

  • Page 17: Picture Adjustments

    To adjust your TV picture, select a channel and follow the steps below: Press MENU to see the main menu. Picture is highlighted. Press OK to enter the Picture submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight your choice: Color, Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Tint, Blue Back (background), or C.Warmth (color...

  • Page 18: Preset Picture Mode

    Most picture settings are preset at the factory to automatically adjust the TV Brightness, Color, Contrast and Sharpness. Press PRESETS on the remote control. The current preset picture setting will appear on the screen.

  • Page 19: Clock

    Helpful Hints If the power fails, you must reset the clock. Clock Main Menu Picture Sound Preferences Time Setup Main Menu Picture Sound Preferences Time Setup Time Off Time AM12:00 On Time AM12:00 Channel TV/CATV CATV Clock AM10:00...

  • Page 20: On-timer

    To turn on the TV to a specifi c channel at a specifi c time, use the On-Timer. Before you begin, set the clock correctly. Details are on page 18. Press MENU to see the main menu. CH+ or CH- to highlight Time.

  • Page 21: Off-timer

    To turn off the TV at a specifi c time every day, use the Off-Timer. Before you begin, you must set the clock to the correct time. Details are on page 18. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Time.

  • Page 22: Closed Caption

    Closed captioning (CC) lets you read the voice content of TV programs on the TV screen. Designed to help the hearing impaired, on-screen text boxes will show dialog, conversation, and activity during TV programming. Press MENU to see the main menu.

  • Page 23: Sleep Timer

    Turns off the TV within an amount of time you specify (10-120 minutes from the current time). Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer from 120 to 10 minutes in 10-minute decrements. After setting the sleep timer, Press SLEEP once to display the remaining time.

  • Page 24: Understanding Parental Lock

    ON and MASTER ENABLE is ON. After you set a password, you can block up to six ratings in TV Ratings or Movie Ratings. These ratings are set by the Motion Picture Association of America and TV broadcasters.

  • Page 25: Changing Your Password

    If you forget your password you can reset it. Simultaneously press the VOL+ on the remote and the CH+ button on the front of the TV. The display will appear for you to enter your new password. Changing Your Password...

  • Page 26: Blocking Programming With Movie Ratings

    There are two types of ratings for Parental Lock. One is based on movie industry ratings. The other is based on TV industry ratings. Both can be used to censor programming. Let fi rst look at the MPAA Rating options of Parental Lock.

  • Page 27: Blocking Programming With Tv Ratings

    Blocking Programming with TV Ratings Some program ratings are based on TV industry ratings as described below. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Par.

  • Page 28: Parental Lock Blocking Options

    When OFF, all blocking is disabled. BLOCK UNRATED: All unrated programs based on movie ratings or TV ratings will be blocked if this feature is ON and MASTER ENABLE is ON. BLOCK NO RATING: All programming...

  • Page 29: Child Lock

    You can still use the POWER button on the front of the TV, but only to turn off the TV (not on). Set FPA Lock to Off to cancel this feature so you can use the buttons on the front of the TV again.

  • Page 30: Sound Mode Selection

    You can preset sound mode that best suits your current programming among Personal, Theater, Concert and Speech. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound. Press OK to enter the Sound submenu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound Mode.

  • Page 31: Sound Adjustments

    Helpful Hints Bass: Enhances the low frequency sounds. Treble: Enhances the high frequency sounds. Balance: Distributes the sound between the left and right speakers of the TV. Sound Adjustments Main Menu Picture Sound Preferences Time Setup Sound...

  • Page 32: Surround

    When stereo signals are available, this function enhances the stereo spatial effect. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound. Press OK to enter the Sound submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Surround. Press VOL+ or VOL- to turn this option on or off.

  • Page 33: Stereo And Second Audio Program

    Stereo and Second Audio Program Multi-channel Sound (MTS) broadcasts enhance TV viewing by bringing you programs with high fi delity stereo sound. MTS also provides an extra channel called the Second Audio Program (SAP), which broadcasters can use to transmit a second language or for other purposes.

  • Page 34: Notebook

    After fi nishing message inputting and editing, if you want to display the message when the TV is turned on, proceed with these steps: Press CH+/CH- and VOL+/VOL- to select...

  • Page 35: Calendar

    Calendar enables you to look up the date easily. Press CALENDAR to display the calendar. Press VOL+ or VOL- to display a previous or future month, e.g. MAY. Press CH+ or CH- to to display a previous or future year, e.g. 2004. Press MENU repeatedly to exit the menu or the menu will automatically disappear within a few seconds if no buttons are...

  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    I don’t remember my password and I want to unlock the TV • If you forget your password you can reset it. Simultaneously press the VOL+ on the remote and the CH+ button on the front of the TV. The display will appear for you to enter your new password.

  • Page 37: Care And Cleaning, Limited Warranty

    How you get service: • For screen sizes of 26” and smaller: Take your RCA television to any Authorized RCA Television Service Center and pick up when repairs are complete. • For screen sizes larger than 26”: Request home or pick up, repair, and return service from any Authorized RCA Television Service Center, provided that your television is located within the geographic territory covered by an Authorized RCA Television Service Center.

  • Page 38: Limited Warranty

    Product registration: • Please complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed with your TV. It will make it easier to contact you should it ever be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty coverage. Limitation of Warranty: •...

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    TTE Technology, Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2005 T TE Technology, Inc. RCA and associated marks are trademarks of THOMSON S.A. used under license to TTE Corporation. Printed in USA TOCOM 1641309E...

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