Contents ...1 Warning...3 Important Safety Instructions... 4 Precautions ...9 Power Source...9 Location of Controls...10 • Front...10 • Rear ...10 Remote Control...11 • Battery Installation...12 • Effective Distance of the Remote Control Transmitter...12 Connections ...13 • Connecting the Unit to an External TV ...13 •...
Thank you for purchasing the DORA the Explorer 13" Color TV with DVD Player from Emerson Radio Corp. Please read this manual before operating this unit to become familiar with its features and obtain the performance that will bring you continued enjoyment for many years. In the event you require technical assistance, please call the Emerson Service Department at: 1-800-898-9020.
• TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD. DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. • THIS APPLIANCE SHALL NOT BE EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR SPLASHING WATER AND THAT NO OBJECT FILLED WITH LIQUIDS SUCH AS VASES SHALL BE PLACED ON APPRATUS. The lightning flash with arrow- Warning: To reduce the risk of head symbol, within an equilat-...
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with manufacturer’ s instructions.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 15. Retain Instructions The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 16.Water and Moisture Do not use this product near water-for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool and the like. 17.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 23. Object and Liquid Entry Never insert objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FIGURE A EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING ACCORDING TO NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE INSTRUCTIONS a. Use No.10AWG(5.3mm2)copper, No.8 AWG(8.4mm2)aluminum, No.17AWG(1.0mm2) copper-clad steel or bronze wire, or larger, as a ground wire. b. Secure antenna lead-in and ground wires to house with stand-off insulators spaced from 4-6 feet (1.22-1.83m) apart.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ON PLACEMENT * Do not use the unit in places which are extremely hot, cold, dusty or humid. * Place the unit on a flat and even surface. * Do not restrict the air-flow of the unit by placing it in a place with poor ventilation, by covering it with a cloth or by placing it on a carpet.
NOTES ON HANDLING: When shipping the TV/DVD player, always use the • original shipping carton and packing materials. For maximum protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Do not use volatile liquids, such as insect spray near •...
REMOTE CONTROL (CONTINUED) BATTERY INSTALLATION Follow these precautions when using batteries in this device: 1. Use only the size and type of batteries specified. 2. Be sure to follow the correct polarity when installing the batteries as indicated next to the battery compartment.
CONNECTING THE UNIT TO AN EXTERNAL TELEVISION CONNECTING AN EXTERNAL COMPONENT TO THIS UNIT CONNECTIONS NOTES: • Connecting the unit to an external TV will allow you to see the image on another TV. • You must change your external TV’ s INPUT selection to VIDEO IN or AUX IN.
CONNECTIONS (CONTINUED) CONNECTING AN EXTERNAL UNIT TO THE FRONT A/V IN JACKS NOTES FOR CONNECTING AN EXTERNAL UNIT TO THE FRONT A/V JACKS: • Connecting the unit to an external unit such as a video game or camcorder will allow you to broadcast the external unit’...
CONNECTIONS (CONTINUED) CONNECTING THE UNIT TO A HOME THEATRE SYSTEM 1. Front Left Speaker 2. Television 3. Center Speaker–can be located on top or below the television. 4. Sub-woofer–can be located anywhere in the room. 5. Front Right Speaker NOTES: •...
CABLE (CATV) / SATELLITE CONNECTIONS This TV has an extended tuning range and can tune most cable channels without using a Cable TV converter box. Some Cable TV companies offer “premium pay channels” in which the signal is scrambled. Descrambling these signals for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler device which is generally provided by the cable company.
OUTDOOR ANTENNA CONNECTIONS OUTDOOR VHF/UHF ANTENNA CONNECTION (Antenna not included) Follow the instructions for the type of antenna system you intend to use. If using Cable or Satellite, see page 16. Combination VHF/UHF Antenna (Single 75 ohm cable or 300 ohm twin-lead wire) Connect the UHF twin-lead wire to a Connect the 75 ohm cable from combiner...
TV OPERATION SETTING THE LANGUAGE This TV can show the On-Screen display in English, Spanish or French. Press the Power button to turn on the TV. Press the TV MENU button twice; the MENU screen will appear. Press the TV Navigation ( ) and ( ) buttons to select the desired language (English, French or Spanish).
SETTING THE CHANNELS INTO MEMORY This TV is equipped with a channel memory feature which allows channels to skip up or down to the next channels set into memory, skipping over unwanted channels. Before selecting channels, they must be programmed into the TV’ s memory.
ADDING AND DELETING CHANNELS After setting channels into memory, you can add or delete channels as follows: Press the Power button to turn on the TV. Press the MENU button twice; the PRESET MENU screen will appear. Press the TV Navigation ( ) and ( ) buttons to select SKIP.
BASIC TV OPERATION Press the Power button to turn Set the AIR/CATV Menu Option as described on page 18. on the TV. Adjust the volume level by pressing the VOLUME UP/DOWN button. NOTES: • When AIR/CATV option is set to AIR, only channels up to 69 can be selected.
TV OPERATION (CONTINUED) MUTE Press the MUTE button to turn off the sound. The TV’ s sound will be silenced and MUTE will appear briefly on the screen. The sound can be turned back on by pressing this button again or the VOLUME Up TV/AV BUTTON Press to select between TV, AV1 (jacks on the rear of the unit) or AV2 (jacks on the side of the unit).
WHAT IS CLOSED CAPTIONING? This television has the capability to decode and display Closed Captioned television programs. Closed Captioning will display text on the screen for hearing-impaired viewers or it will translate and display text in another language. CLOSED CAPTIONING WITH A VCR Closed Captioned programs can be recorded and played back on a VCR with the Closed Captioned text intact.
ON-SCREEN CONTROL ADJUSTMENTS (PICTURE) Press the Power button to turn on the TV. Press the TV MENU button ; the PICTURE MENU screen will appear. Press the TV Navigation ( ) and ( ) buttons to adjust the desired picture setting. Press the TV MENU button , three times or wait 10 seconds to exit the menu.
SETTING PARENTAL CONTROL PARENTAL CONTROL SET-UP: You can set the CHANNEL BLOCK to block out any channels that you do not want to be viewed as follows: Press the Power button to turn on the TV. Press the MENU button third;...
SETTING PARENTAL CONTROL (CONTINUED) Movie Rating enables parents to prevent their children from watching inappropriate material on TV. Movie Rating reads the ratings for programming (except for news, sports, unedited movies on premium cable and emergency system signals), then denies access to programming if the program’ s rating meets the limitations previously set. In this case, the program will be blocked.
SETTING PARENTAL CONTROL (CONTINUED) TV Parental Guidelines have one or more letters added to the basic rating to let parents know when a show contains higher levels of violence, sex, adult material or suggestive dialogue. TV PARENTAL RATING SET UP Enter the PARENTAL CONTROL menu as described on page 25.
SETTING PARENTAL CONTROL (CONTINUED) CHANGING THE NO RATING OPTION Enter the PARENTAL CONTROL menu as described on page 25. Press the TV Navigation ( ) and ( ) button to select NO RATING, and then the TV Navigation ( ) button to select it. CHANGING THE EXTERNAL SOURCE OPTION Enter the PARENTAL CONTROL menu as described on page 26.
SETTING PARENTAL CONTROL (CONTINUED) CHANGING THE PASSWORD Press the Power button to turn on the TV. Press the MENU button third; the SETUP MENU screen will appear. Press the TV Navigation ( ) button to confirm. Using the Number buttons (0-9) , enter the password (“1111” is the preset TV password if you have not changed it).
DVD PLAYER OPERATION Basic Operation 1. Press “TV/AV/DVD” button on the unit or press the DVD MODE direct key on the remote handset to turn ON DVD. 2. Press “OPEN / CLOSE (EJECT)” button to load disc in disc tray. 3.
SETUP MENU -- MAIN PAGE There are 5 OSD languages embedded in the DVD Player: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian. 1. Press the SETUP button on the remote controller to enter the setup menu GENERAL SETUP PAGE. 2. Go to the OSD LANG option and use the Navigation Arrows to do the selection. 3.
Slow The Slow Forward is applicable for DVD. There are 4 steps of slow motion speed, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16. Successive key presses will change the playback speed. Note : Press Play Key to switch back to normal playback speed. Repeat Mode This function is applicable for DVD and CD audio but with different effects.
Display (Remain Time) This function is applicable for DVD only. It will display the timing information of the playback on the screen. • For DVD playback, subsequent key press on the DISPLAY Button will show the Title Elapsed Time, Title Remain Time, Chapter Elapse Time and Chapter Remain Time one by one. Press the DISPLAY Button Press the DISPLAY Button Press the DISPLAY Button...
Program M ode This function is applicable for DVD and CD audio. User can assign the playback sequence according to his/ her preference. For CD audio, user can assign the track sequence while for DVD disc, user can assign both the Title and Chapter sequence.
3. Enter the Chapter number of the Title selected in the last step. 4. Repeat step 2 – 3 to input the sequence. 5. After assigning the playback sequence, move the highlight cursor to the START option by using the Navigation Arrows.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE (TV) Check the following before requesting service: SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE POWER No power. The AC power cord is not Connected. TV BROADCAST RECEPTION TV station experiencing problems. Poor or no picture. Picture control is not adjusted. Possible local interference. Antenna/CATV connector is not connected.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE (OTHER) SYMPTOM CD PLAYER CD Player does not play. CD skips while playing. GENERAL No sound. DVD does not function properly. No picture and/or sound. The search feature is not working. Subtitles are not working. Angle cannot be changed. POSSIBLE SOLUTION CD is not installed or inserted upside-down;...
FOR ADDITIONAL SET-UP OR OPERATING ASSISTANCE FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE, PLEASE SEND TO: TO FIND THE LOCATION AND PHONE NUMBER OF YOUR NEAREST SERVICE CENTER PERMITTED TO PERFORM WARRANTY... PLEASE CALL: 1-800-898-9020 Emerson Radio Corp. Consumer Affairs Dept. 5101 Statesman Drive, Irving, TX 75063.
TV System: Channel Range: Tuner Type: DVD SECTION Laser Wave length: Laser power: Signal System: Digital audio output: AV Output: GENERAL SECTION AC Power Input: AC Power Speakers: Audio Output: * Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. This DVD Player is designed and manufactured according to the Region Management Information that is recorded on a DVD disc.
THESE RESTRICTIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. The serial number can be found on the back cabinet. We suggest that you record the serial number of your unit in the space below for future reference. Model Number: Serial Number: TV130 EMERSON RADIO CORP. LIMITED WARRANTY...