Extended viewing of channels displaying these images should be avoided. Cable TV Installer: This reminder is provided to call your attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical Code (Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical...
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The Reference section in the back of the book contains troubleshooting tips, care and cleaning instructions, accessory ordering information and your warranty. Well… if your TV’s out of the box, let’s get started. Setup connections Interactive Setup Using the remote...
Once you have completed your desired connection you may skip forward to Step 3. TV Only This is a basic connection from an antenna or cable system to your TV. Connect the cable into the Cable/Antenna jack as shown. Cables...
Setup and Connections The Basic connection The basic connection below (TV and VCR) is the most common connection and is therefore used to illustrate a single component connection with your TV. For better sound and picture quality and multiple component connection information refer to the next section, Advanced Connections.
This section describes the types of inputs available on the back of your TV and suggests ways you can use them for optimum performance. Back of the TV The diagram below describes each of the back panel jacks. When connecting A/V cables, be sure to connect corresponding OUTPUTS and INPUTS (Video to Video, Right Audio to Right Audio, etc.).
F27625 do not include an S-Video jack or Audio Output jacks. How to View Your VCR To watch the VCR in this connection, press TV to put the IN FROM ANT remote control into TV mode, then press WHO•INPUT to OUT TO TV toggle to the video (VID) inputs.
SATELLITE SIGNAL How to View Your Components To watch the satellite receiver in this connection, press TV to put the remote control into TV mode, SATELLITE then press WHO•INPUT to scroll through the video input channels until you tune to VID (or SVID) input.
Hold the component’s remote control (not the remote that came with your TV) so that it is touching the front of the component. Slowly move the remote over the front of the component while pressing the remote power button on and off.
The TV is designed to bring up the GUIDE Plus+ on-screen program guide when you use the TV button on the remote to turn on the TV (after you have set up the GUIDE Plus+ system). For more information on setting up the GUIDE Plus+ system, see the next section, Interactive Setup.
Interactive Setup There’s an on-screen setup routine The Interactive Setup routine helps you through the steps needed to configure the TV and set up the GUIDE Plus+ menu system: • Select a menu language • Search for available channels •...
Entering Setup The first screen of the Interactive Setup appears automatically when you turn on your TV for the first time or after a power outage. Press MENU to begin setup or CLEAR to exit. You can also access the Interactive Setup through the Main menu: Press MENU to bring up the Main menu.
Press MENU or OK to select that language. Auto Channel Search The next part of the setup routine asks you if you want the TV to search for all channels viewable through your antenna or cable TV system. This is sometimes called “auto programming.”...
Select your Country and enter your ZIP or Postal code. The next series of screens asks you about your cable TV setup. If you have a cable box, you need to set the GUIDE Plus+ system to control it. Otherwise, it may not be able to locate and download program information.
Leave your VCR turned OFF to record programs. Press OK to leave the GUIDE Plus+ system setup and either return to the TV’s Interactive Setup or the Main Menu. For more information about the GUIDE Plus+ system, see the section Features and Controls.
Once the system has completed its first download, it sets the time for you automatically. SETUP Would you like to set the time on the TV? 1 Set time 2 Skip this step 1. Press MENU or OK to bring up the Set Time control panel.
The next step lets you set the VCR1 channel. When you set the VCR1 channel, you’re telling the TV what channel to tune to when you press the VCR1 button on the remote. This is called auto tuning. Indicate which input you used to connect the VCR. If you don’t have a VCR1 component connected to the TV, skip this step or select Not Connected from the VCR1 Channel choice list.
Indicate which input you used to connect a DVD player. If you don’t have a DVD player connected to the TV, skip this step or select Not Connected from the DVD Channel choice list. (For more, see Auto Tuning in the Using the Menu System section.)
(auto tuning) The next step lets you set the SAT/CABLE channel. When you set the SAT/ CABLE channel, you’re telling the TV what channel to tune to when you press the SAT•CABLE button on the remote. Indicate which input you used to connect a satellite receiver or a cable box.
Use the up and down arrows to scroll through the numbers and letters and select Yes or No in the Normal List field. You may wish to refer to the call letters listed in your newspaper’s TV section for ideas on labeling the channels.
The universal remote can be programmed to control most brands of remote controllable VCRs, satellite receivers, and cable boxes. If you have an RCA, GE, or PROSCAN component, you probably don’t need to program it at all.
(VCR, DVD, Satellite, etc.) and programmed, will turn the device on and off. When pressed twice within two seconds, all devices that are on will be turned off (this feature only works with most RCA, PROSCAN and GE products).
(VID and the current channel) and view the component you have connected to the TV. Press TV to place the remote in TV mode. Make sure that the component you want to view is turned ON. Press WHO•INPUT to tune to the available input source and view the component.
The universal remote can be programmed to control most brands of remote controllable VCRs, satellite receivers and cable boxes. The remote is already programmed to control most RCA, GE and PROSCAN TVs, VCRs, DVD players, laserdisc players and satellite receivers.
(DVD player, VCR, cable box, etc.) it uses operational modes triggered by the component buttons. For example, if you want the remote to control the TV, you would press the TV button to put the remote into TV mode before you could control the TV.
USING THE menu SYSTEM The MENU SYSTEM This section explores the menus of your TV—beginning with some information on using menus and control panels. Each menu is then outlined and special features are detailed to help you get the most from your TV.
Menus and choice lists use the point and select rule to navigate, but control panels use a variety of methods to adjust features on your TV. The following pages detail how to use these controls to customize the functions of your TV.
Control panels allow you to adjust the default settings on many features of your TV. You can choose a setting, enter a number, or adjust a level such as tint or brightness. There are three types of control panels: sliders, choice lists, and numeric entry.
The features are organized in order of their location on the Main menu. Audio Menu Mute Press OK to reduce the TV’s volume to its minimum level. Press OK again to restore the volume. Tone Controls Displays the slider controls for adjusting the TV’s treble, bass and balance.
Audio Output & Speakers* Displays a choice list that lets you turn the TV’s internal speakers on or off and set the audio outputs to fixed- level or variable control level. This feature is not available in models F25625 and F27625.
When exiting this menu, the Save Personal Picture Preset choice list will appear. You can choose either Yes or No. If you save the settings as a Personal Picture Preset, the TV will store the settings so you can re- select them easily if someone changes the settings.
Menu Language Displays a choice list that lets you select your preferred language for the menus: English, Spanish or French. Picture Tilt Your TV has an extra-large picture tube, which makes it vulnerable to the effects of the Earth’s magnetic field. You may need to adjust the picture tilt.
Using Closed Captioning Many programs are encoded with closed captioning information, which lets you display the audio portion of a program as text on the TV screen. Closed captioning is not available on all channels at all times. Only specific programs encoded with closed captioning information are applicable.
The TV can store up to 27 labels in memory. Auto Tuning Displays a choice list that lets you set up the TV to automatically tune to the correct input channel when you press a component button (VCR1, DVD, VCR2, or SAT•CABLE) on the remote.
How to use the Features and Controls This section introduces you to the features and controls with which your TV is equipped. In this section, you will learn how to use: • The GUIDE Plus+ Menu system • Parental controls, including V-Chip rating limits...
About the GUIDE PI The GUIDE Plus+ system is an interactive on-screen program guide that lists TV schedules for your area and allows your TV direct control of a cable box and VCR. You must first set up the GUIDE Plus+ Menu system in order to view it (see the Interactive Setup section for more details).
• Watch Press 1 on the remote to place a timer in the Schedule for the TV to turn on and tune to the program highlighted in the Channel listing. When the TV turns on, the GUIDE Plus+ system will automatically appear with the scheduled program highlighted and tuned in the View window.
Watch Press 1 on the remote to place a timer in the Schedule, and then follow the on-line help for further options. Placing a timer in the Schedule will cause the TV to turn on and tune to the program highlighted in the Channel listing at the predetermined time. When...
Features and Controls Schedule The Schedule menu lets you create timers for either viewing or recording programs. The GUIDE Plus+ system allows one-button recording if you have connected the IR controller to your VCR. See the Setup and Connections section of this manual for more details on connecting the IR controller.
Features and Controls Messages Occasionally you will receive messages regarding your GUIDE Plus+ system, as well as special programming information. You can access these messages from the Message Menu on the Menu bar. To read messages: Press MENU on the remote to select the Menu bar. Use the arrows to highlight the Messages menu selection.
Features and Controls Editor You may customize the channel listing by enabling or disabling the display of certain channels. For instance, you may disable channels that you never watch. You can restore disabled channels at a later point in time. Press GUIDE to bring up the GUIDE Plus+ system.
• Review your setup information and make sure it is correct. • The TV must be off to download information. Leave your TV off overnight, for at least 10 hours, to receive a download for your area. • If you are using a cable box, make sure the cable box is on in order to receive program information.
Features and Controls Channel Marker There are several indicators that may come up when you press the TV or INFO button. This display is called the Channel Marker. 12:01 Displays the current time. CC Displayed when Closed Captioning is available on the current channel.
Press MENU to continue. Highlight and select V-Chip TV Rating Limit. Once you get to the V-Chip TV Rating Limit screen, use the arrows and OK on your remote to change the status of a TV program rating or content theme from View to Block.
For example, if you only want your child to watch programs that have a TV-G rating and lower (in other words, you want the child to watch TV-G, TV-Y7, and TV-Y), then you need to block out other programming with higher ratings.
TV-Y7 View TV-Y View Note that only the content theme status corresponding to TV-14 language (L) changes to View (V). Higher rated content themes, such as that for TV-MA language, do not change. Content themes Content status fields Content themes...
Press MENU or OK to return to the menu or exit the screen, and be sure parental controls are locked (see the section Locking Parental Controls). PARENTAL CONTROLS 1 V-Chip TV Rating Limit 2 V-Chip Movie Rating Limit 3 V-Chip Unrated Program Block...
If you do not lock parental controls, none of the settings for V- Chip, Channel Block, or Front Panel Block will take effect. If you forget your password, press and hold TV on the remote and the MENU button on the television simultaneously for 3 seconds. Parental controls will unlock and you can re-enter a password via Lock Parental Controls.
• The GUIDE Plus+ system automatically comes up when you use the TV button on the remote to turn on the TV. You can turn off this feature by selecting GUIDE Plus+ Auto Display from the GUIDE Plus+ Menu, and setting it to Off.
While cleaning do not spray liquid directly on the screen, or allow liquid to run down the screen and inside the TV. Also, avoid placing drinks or vases with water on top of the TV. This could increase the risk of fire or shock hazard or damage to the TV.
Acts of God, such as but not limited to lightening damage. 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.
RCA-type phono connectors. Round 75-ohm coaxial cable Flat 300-ohm twin-lead cable Standard Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs (such as No. VH83) Color-Coded Jacks The jacks on the TV’s monitor panel are color-coded for ease of use.
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