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• For questions:
Call Consumer Relations at 800-332-2119.
E-mail us at
Visit our website at
• For information on Demo Mode and System Reset, please see the back cover.
• To order replacement or additional remote controls, lamp cartridges, or Owner's Guides, visit
our website at or call 800-553-7278.
• Guidelines for setting up and using your new widescreen TV start on page 34.


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  • Page 1 DLP™ HIGH-DEFINITION TELEVISION MODELS WD-57831 WD-65831 WD-73831 OWNER’S GUIDE • For questions: Call Consumer Relations at 800-332-2119. E-mail us at Visit our website at • For information on Demo Mode and System Reset, please see the back cover. • To order replacement or additional remote controls, lamp cartridges, or Owner’s Guides, visit our website at or call 800-553-7278. • Guidelines for setting up and using your new widescreen TV start on page 34.
  • Page 2 The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of impor- tant operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. FCC Declaration of Conformity Product: Projection Television Receiver Models: WD-57831, WD-65831, WD-73831 Responsible Party: Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. 9351 Jeronimo Road Irvine, CA 92618-1904 Telephone: (800) 332-2119 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 3 Mitsubishi collection, we believe you and your family will continue to enjoy your Mitsubishi home theater for many years. Thank you, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. For Your Records Record the model number, serial number, and purchase date of your TV. The model and serial numbers are on the back of the TV. Refer to this page when requesting assistance with this TV. MODEL NUMBER (check one): WD-57831 WD-65831 SERIAL NUMBER PURCHASE DATE Retailer Information RETAILER NAME LOCATION WD-73831...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Information About Your TV General Warnings and Cautions, Notes on Installation and Operation Cleaning Recommendations Important Safeguards ..............Chapter 1: Television Overview Package Contents .
  • Page 5 Chapter 5: TV Menu Settings 3D Graphical Menu System Main Menu ................Setup Menu .
  • Page 6: Important Information About Your Tv

    3. When the Setup menu opens, press to highlight the on-screen Demo Mode Off button. 4. Press ENTER. TV Guide On Screen® Access Requirements TV Guide On Screen listings are not provided by Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. Operation of TV Guide On Screen requires over-the-air or cable access to stations carrying TV Guide On Screen program listings. If listings are not available in your area or become discon- tinued by the local provider, TV Guide On Screen will not TV Model WD-57831 WD-65831 WD-73831 operate. TV Guide On Screen does not provide program listings for satellite TV systems. Lamp Replacement For lamp-replacement instructions, see Appendix C. To Order a Replacement Lamp Under Warranty 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 for defect verification.
  • Page 7: Cleaning Recommendations

    Cleaning Recommendations 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. Top and Sides of the TV • Gently wipe down your TV with a soft, non-abrasive cloth such as cotton flannel or a clean cloth diaper, lightly moistened with water. Dry with a second dry, soft, non-abrasive cloth. • For oily dirt, add a few drops of mild liquid detergent, such as dishwashing detergent, to the water used to moisten the cloth. Rinse with a second cloth moist- ened only with water. Dry with a third dry, soft, non- abrasive cloth. Screen • Follow the instructions for the top and sides, wiping gently in an up and down motion, following the grooves in the screen. • Clean the entire screen evenly, not just sections of the screen. • Do not allow liquid to drip down the grooves of the screen, as some liquid may enter the TV through the gap between the screen and screen frame. • You may purchase Mitsubishi Screen Cleaner, part number CLEANER-VSS, by calling (800) 553-7278. General Cleaning Precautions •...
  • Page 8: Important Safeguards

    Important Safeguards Please read the following safeguards for your TV and retain for future reference. Always follow all warnings and instruc- tions marked on the television. 1. Read, Retain and Follow All Instructions Read all safety and operating instructions before operating the TV. Retain the safety and operating instructions for future reference. Follow all operating and use instructions. 2. Heed Warnings Adhere to all warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions. 3. Cleaning Unplug the TV from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid, abrasive or aerosol cleaners. Cleaners can permanently damage the cabinet and screen. Use a lightly dampened cloth for cleaning. 4. Attachments and Equipment Never add any attachments and/or equipment without approval of the manufacturer as such additions may result in the risk of fire, electric shock or other personal injury. 5. Water and Moisture Do not use the TV where contact with or immersion in water is possible. Do not use near bath tubs, wash bowls, kitchen sinks, laundry tubs, swimming pools, etc. 6. Accessories Do not place the TV on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, or table. The TV may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult and serious damage to the TV. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the TV. Any mounting of the TV should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use mounting accessories recommended by the manufacturer. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
  • Page 9: Replacement Parts

    Important Safeguards, continued 12. Power Lines An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal. 13. Overloading Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock. 14. Object and Liquid Entry Never push objects of any kind into this TV through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on or into the TV. 15. 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 pro- tection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electric Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70-2002, provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna dis- charge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode. 16. Servicing Do not attempt to service this TV yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service person- nel. 17. Damage Requiring Service Unplug the TV from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following condi- tions: (a) When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
  • Page 11 Television Overview Package Contents Special Features of Your TV TV Front Panel ........TV Back Panel .
  • Page 12: Chapter 1: Television Overview

    Package Contents Please take a moment to review the following list of items to ensure that you have received everything. 1. Standard Remote Control 2. Two AA Batteries 3. Small Remote Control 4. Two AAA Batteries 5. Four-Ended IR Emitter 6. TV Guide On Screen® Interactive Program Guide User’s Manual 7. Owner’s Guide 8. Quick Reference Guide 9.
  • Page 13 Digital Cable Ready (CableCARD™) Your widescreen Mitsubishi HDTV is “Plug-and-Play” digital cable ready. It can descramble a cable provider’s one-way digital signals with the use of a CableCARD security module. The CableCARD is used in place of a traditional cable box to access digital cable programming (including high definition). Contact your local cable pro- vider for availability information and service details. ® NetCommand Home Network Control System Your widescreen Mitsubishi HDTV offers a new level of networking that can seamlessly integrate selected older A/V products with new and future digital products. NetCommand supports IEEE 1394 connections, Audio Video Control system (AV/C), 5C copy protection, and IR (infrared) control of selected older products, such as VCRs, DVD players, cable boxes, and satellite receivers. NetCommand can learn remote control signals directly from many devices, allowing you to create a customized NetCommand-controlled home-theater system. Memory Card Reader You can display a slide show of your favorite JPEG pic- tures or listen to MP3 or WMA audio selections recorded on compatible memory cards. PC DVI-I Input for Computer Video Connect your personal computer’s HDMI or DVI video output to this jack to display computer images on the TV.
  • Page 14: Tv Front Panel

    TV Front Panel Control Panel The shaded buttons on the front control panel duplicate keys on the remote control. The upper labels show control functions when no TV menus are displayed; the lower labels indicate functions when TV menus are displayed or when a special function has been activated. See “Remote Control Overview” in chapter 4, “TV Operation and Fea- tures,” for further details on the functions of these buttons. System Reset Button If the TV does not respond to the remote control, front panel controls, or will not power on/off, press the SYSTEM RESET button on the front panel with a pointed object, such as the point of a pencil or end tip of a paperclip. The green LED will flash quickly for about one minute. When the green LED stops flashing, you may turn on the TV. The changes you made most recently, before using SYSTEM RESET, may be lost. A/V Reset If you wish to reset the A/V (Audio/Video) settings back to the factory defaults: • To reset all settings at once, press GUIDE and FORMAT on the front panel at the same time. • To reset the defaults for individual devices, use the A/V Memory Reset selection on the Audio/Video menu. Front Panel Controls and Indicators 1. Shaded buttons are duplicates of keys on the remote control...
  • Page 15 Front-Panel Indicators Off Steady On Slow Blinking LAMP Indicator LED Color TV Condition Normal TV on or standby condition. None TV just powered off and lamp is Green cooling. 1. Lamp access door is open or Yellow not secure. 2. No lamp installed. Lamp no longer illuminates and has reached the end of the lamp life. STATUS Indicator LED Color TV Condition Normal TV on or standby condition. None Room temperature is too high. Yellow TV may require service. POWER/TIMER Indicator LED Color TV Condition TV is powered off.
  • Page 16: Tv Back Panel

    TV Back Panel 1. ANT 1/MAIN, ANT 2/AUX (Antenna) If you are connecting an antenna, direct cable without a cable box, or are using cable with a CableCARD™, connect the main antenna or cable source to ANT 1/MAIN. ANT 1/MAIN and ANT 2/AUX can each receive both digital and analog over-the-air channels from a VHF/UHF antenna or non-scrambled digital/analog cable source. ANT 1/MAIN and CableCARD™ Use ANT 1/MAIN to receive premium subscription cable TV service authorized by the CableCARD™ access card. The CableCARD access card is provided by your local cable company. ANT 2/AUX can continue to receive over-the-air or non-scrambled cable signals when ANT 1 is used for CableCARD™ service. 2. CableCARD™ Slot The CableCARD access card from your cable TV service provider is inserted into this slot. When inserting, ensure that the top of the card faces in the direction indicated by CARD TOP If your cable company is not currently offering CableCARD access cards, use the cable box provided and authorized by your local cable company to view scrambled channels.
  • Page 17 TV Back Panel, continued 4. COMPONENT Inputs (Audio and Video) Y Pb Pr (480i/480p/720p/1080i) Use these jacks to connect devices with component video outputs, such as DVD players, external HDTV receivers, or compatible video game systems. Please see Appendix B for signal compatibility. 5. HDMI™ 1 and 2 Do not connect a computer to either TV HDMI jack. The HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) supports uncompressed standard and high-definition digital video formats and PCM digital audio format. For PC video, use the PC-DVI input instead. Use these inputs to connect to EIA/CEA-861 compliant devices such as a high-definition receiver or DVD player. These inputs support 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p video formats.
  • Page 18: Cablecard™ Technology

    CableCARD™ Technology CableCARD is a nationwide system standard that allows your local cable TV provider to supply you with an access card customized to your account. This card allows your TV to receive, decode, and unscramble the premium digital channels included in your cable TV subscription without the use of a cable box. When you move to a new cable provider’s area, return the CableCARD to the original cable provider and get a new card from your new provider. Please note that CableCARD is a relatively new technology and your local cable provider may not currently be offer- ing this service. As time passes, this system will become broadly supported by most cable providers. The CableCARD system is unidirectional, meaning your cable provider can send updates to the TV, but the TV cannot send signals back. As a result, certain advanced and interactive digital cable services, such as requests for video-on-demand and pay-per-view programs, a cable operator’s enhanced program guide, and data-enhanced television services may require use of a set-top box instead. For more information, call your local cable opera- tor. Digital cable channels authorized by the CableCARD are available on the Firewire® IEEE 1394 network and can be shared by other products on the network. You may be unable to record or copy some digital programs, however, because of copy restrictions set by the content or copy- right owners. Using a CableCARD™ Power on the TV and insert the CableCARD into the CableCARD slot with the top of the card oriented as indi- cated by CARD TOP . When the initial screen dis- plays, write down the information that appears and have it ready when calling your cable provider. In order to start cable service for this device, please contact your cable provider 1-800-xxx-xxxx...
  • Page 19 TV Connections Connection Types ........Digital Video and Home Recording HDTV Cable Box or Satellite Receiver with Component Video Standard Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, or Other Device with S-Video...
  • Page 20: Connection Types

    Connection Types Video and Combined Audio/Video Connections These descriptions apply to TV video only and do not cover signals from personal computers. Picture Quality Name (most sources) HDMI Best (carry high- definition video when available) Component Video Good S-Video Fair Composite Video IEEE 1394 Fair to Best (FireWire®) (depending on source; carry all qualities of RF Coaxial Video signals) (from antenna or direct cable) Note: Only some TV signals are high-definition signals. To view high-definition programming from your cable or satellite provider, you must subscribe to the provider’s high-definition service. Some over-the-air broadcasts are in high-definition and can be received with a high-quality antenna suited to your location. Audio Connections There are two types of audio connections used on this TV. Refer to the table below.
  • Page 21: Digital Video And Home Recording

    Digital Video and Home Recording The table below will help you decide which type of connection to use for digital video. Digital video comes to your home in a compressed state, whether received on recorded media (e.g., disc) or broadcast over the air, over cable, or via satellite. Some compressed digital video is available for recording as noted in the table. Connection Type into the TV HDMI or DVI Compressed video is converted to uncompressed form by an external device such as a cable box, satellite receiver, or DVD player before it is sent to the TV on an HDMI or DVI cable. IEEE 1394 (FireWire®) Connections Your TV can receive and decode digital channels, MPEG2 compressed digital video, and Dolby Digital audio. HDTV Cable Box or Satellite Receiver with Component Video If your cable box or satellite receiver has HDMI or DVI outputs, use the connections for HDMI or DVI video devices described later in this chapter. Required: RCA component video cables, left/right analog audio cables.
  • Page 22: Standard Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, Or Other Device With S-Video

    Standard Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, or Other Device with S-Video Required: S-Video cable and left/right analog stereo audio cables. 1. Connect the cable from the outside cable or satellite service to CABLE IN or SATELLITE IN on the cable box or satellite receiver. 2. Connect an S-Video cable from VIDEO OUT on the cable box or satellite receiver back panel to INPUT S-VIDEO on the TV back panel. 3. Connect left (white) and right (red) audio cables from AUDIO OUT on the cable box or satellite receiver to INPUT/AUDIO LEFT and AUDIO RIGHT on the TV back panel. Note: Refer to the cable box or satellite receiver Owner’s Guide for cable or dish antenna connections to the receiver. Figure 2. Connecting a device with S-Video Wall Outlet Cable (no cable box) (can be used with a CableCARD™) It is very important to connect the incoming cable for your...
  • Page 23: Antenna With A Single Lead

    Antenna with a Single Lead A. For an antenna with flat twin leads A 300-ohm-to-75-ohm transformer is required. This is not included with the TV, but is available at most electronics stores. A1. For an antenna with flat twin leads, connect the 300-ohm twin leads to the 300-ohm-to-75-ohm trans- former. A2. Push the 75-ohm side of the transformer onto ANT 1 on the TV back panel. B. For cable or antenna with coaxial lead Connect the coaxial lead directly to ANT 1 on the TV back panel. Figure 4. Connecting a Single Antenna Mitsubishi strongly recommends you avoid using antennas with flat twin leads.
  • Page 24: Vcr To An Antenna Or Wall Outlet Cable

    VCR to an Antenna or Wall Outlet Cable Required: Two-way RF splitter, 3 coaxial cables, right and left analog audio cables, either S-video or video cable. These are not included with the TV but are available at most electronics stores. 1. Connect the incoming cable or antenna to IN on the RF splitter. 2. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF split- ter to ANTENNA IN on the VCR back panel. 3. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF splitter to ANT 1/MAIN on the TV back panel. This connection also allows you to use the TV Guide On Screen® and Split Screen features. 4. To use the TV speakers with the VCR, connect left (white) and right (red) audio cables from AUDIO OUT on the VCR to INPUT/AUDIO LEFT and AUDIO RIGHT on the TV back panel. If your VCR is mono (non-stereo), connect only the white (left) cable. Figure 6. Connecting a VCR to an Antenna or Wall Outlet Cable 5. Connect either an S-Video or composite video cable from VIDEO OUT on the VCR back panel to INPUT/VIDEO or S-VIDEO on the TV back panel.
  • Page 25: Vcr To A Cable Box (Audio & Video)

    VCR to a Cable Box (Audio & Video) Required: Two-way RF splitter, 4 coaxial cables, right and left audio cables, S-Video or composite video cable, plus component or S-Video cables and audio cables required to connect the TV to the cable box. 1. Connect the incoming cable to IN on the RF splitter. 2. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF split- ter to CABLE IN on the cable box. 3. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF splitter to ANT 1/MAIN on the TV back panel. This connection also allows you to use the TV Guide On Screen® and Split Screen features. 4. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the cable box to ANTENNA IN on the VCR back panel. 5. Connect the cable box outputs to the TV as shown in one of the options listed below. This connection allows the TV to receive the best available signal directly from the cable box. Figure 1: Component video output to the TV’s COMPONENT Y Pb Pr jacks; analog stereo audio to the associated AUDIO jacks. Figure 2: S-Video output to the TV’s INPUT/S-VIDEO jack; analog stereo audio to the associated AUDIO jacks.
  • Page 26: Hdmi Device (Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, Dvd Player, Or Other Device)

    HDMI Device (Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, DVD Player, or Other Device) Required: HDMI-to-HDMI cable. This is not included with the TV. Connect an HDMI cable from the TV back panel to the HDMI device output. HDMI devices provide video and audio through this cable, so no other connection is required. There are two HDMI inputs on the TV back panel. Figure 8. Connecting an HDMI device. Note: HDMI inputs are interoperability with other products certified by Simplay™. IMPORTANT For sound from your devices, note that the HDMI inputs can receive digital stereo audio signals only.
  • Page 27: Dvd Player With Component Video

    DVD Player with Component Video Component video cables and analog audio cables are required. These are not included with the TV. 1. Connect the component video cables from Y PB PR VIDEO OUT on the back of the DVD player to the COMPONENT jacks on the TV back panel, matching the red, green, and blue colored connec- tions. 2. Connect left (white) and right (red) stereo audio cables from AUDIO OUT on the back of the DVD player to COMPONENT/AUDIO LEFT and RIGHT on the TV back panel. Figure 10. Connecting a DVD player with component video IMPORTANT See Appendix B for component video signal compatibility information.
  • Page 28: Older Cable Box

    Older Cable Box Required: 3 coaxial cables, one two-way RF splitter. These are not included with the TV. When this setup is complete, you can use the TV remote control, when programmed, to change channels on the cable box. Note: This connection is not recommended. The other connections described in this chapter provide better quality audio and video to the TV and allow NetCommand and TV Guide On Screen to work with the cable box. 1. Connect the incoming cable to IN on the RF splitter. 2. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF split- ter to ANT 1/MAIN on the TV back panel. 3. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF split- ter to IN on the standard cable box. 4. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the cable box to ANT 2/AUX on the TV back panel. Figure 12. Connecting an older cable box Camcorder Required: Analog stereo audio cables and either an S-Video or composite video cable. NOTE: For IEEE 1394 camcorders, see also later in this chapter under “IEEE 1394 Devices.” 1. Connect either an S-Video or composite video cable from VIDEO OUT on the camcorder to INPUT 3/ VIDEO or S-VIDEO on the TV. Connect only one...
  • Page 29: Ieee 1394 Devices

    IEEE 1394 Devices Compatible IEEE 1394 Devices Compatible A/V devices include some, but not all, cable boxes, D-VHS VCRs, A/V discs, and future products. Some devices may have IEEE 1394 connectors but are not compatible with the TV. Areas of compatibility to consider are: 1. Digital Video Signals The TV can decode MPEG2 and DV, and HDV video as provided by cable boxes and some camcorders. If the TV is unable to decode the digital signal supplied by the camcorder, connect the camcorder to the TV using analog audio plus composite video, S-video, or component video, or use HDMI audio/video. Other types of digital video, such as PC video provided by some computers, must be decoded by the source device and sent to the TV as analog video, S-video, or DVI/HDMI video. 2. Digital Audio Signals When received with video signals, the TV can decode Dolby Digital signals and MPEG audio signals. Other types of digital audio as provided by some digital record- ing devices, such as MP3 audio and DTS audio, cannot be decoded by the TV when received over IEEE 1394 con- nections. The TV may not be able to pass incompatible digital audio signals on the coaxial digital audio output. These signals may pass to other devices, however, on IEEE 1394 cables. 3. Digital Control Signal The TV can serve as the control center for IEEE 1394 audio/video devices, such as VCRs, A/V Discs, tuners, cable boxes, and amplifiers that are compatible with the...
  • Page 30 IEEE 1394 Devices, continued Tips for Connecting IEEE 1394 Devices • Do not loop the last device in the chain back to the TV. When the device chain is looped, the TV may not be able to work with the other devices. • Place devices that have only a mechanical (two- position) power switch at the end of the chain or leave the power switch in the on position. When turned off, IEEE 1394 signals may not be able to pass through the device to other devices. • Place devices with the slowest communication speed at the end of the chain. Sometimes the communica- tion speed is marked near the IEEE 1394 connector with an “S” number. The higher the number, the faster the communication speed. This TV has a communica- tion speed of s400. Devices with slow communica- tion speeds can interfere with IEEE 1394 signals from faster devices. When setting up a digital recording between a faster device and a slower device, make the slower device the source and make the faster device the recorder. • Use IEEE 1394 cables 15 feet or less in length between devices. • This TV is an IEEE 1394a device. It can be used with an IEEE 1394b system when an IEEE-1394a-to-1394b convertor is used. IEEE 1394b systems are capable of greater distances and multi-room applications.
  • Page 31: Ir Emitter Netcommand® And Tv Guide On Screen

    IR Emitter NetCommand® and TV Guide On Screen An IR emitter cable is included with the TV. The NetCommand system uses emitters connected to the IR EMITTER jack to control other devices such as VCRs, DVD players, cable boxes, and satellite receiv- ers. This control system is shared with the TV Guide On Screen system. 1. Connect the plug end of the supplied IR emitter cable to the IR EMITTER NetCommand® jack on the TV back panel. 2. Run the cable for each of the emitter ends under, alongside, or over each device to be controlled so that the emitter end is in front of the area where the remote control sensor is located. 3. Position the emitter end with the emitter bulb facing the remote control sensor. The bulb emits infrared light in a cone-shaped pattern. Place the bulb far enough from the sensor to allow the cone pattern to reach the sensor. The IR sensor is usually behind the plastic window of the front display panel. It is sometimes visible with the aid of a flashlight and is normally a round or...
  • Page 32: Helpful Hints For Netcommand Connections

    Helpful Hints for NetCommand Connections Q. My VCR (or other device) does not have two sets of stereo audio outputs. How can I connect this device’s audio to both the TV and the A/V Receiver? A. You need to connect the device to the TV and then make changes to the A/V receiver setup. 1. Connect the VCR’s audio and video to the TV; connect the single set of stereo audio outputs to the TV only. 2. Perform the procedure for setting up a device connection. See chapter 3, “TV Setup,” and the section entitled “When You First Connect a Device.” NetCommand IR Learning is optional.
  • Page 33 TV Setup Guidelines for Setting Up and Using Your New Widescreen TV When You First Power On the TV Using the TV’s Setup Menu When You First Connect a Device Initial NetCommand® Setup Additional Setup Using the NetCommand Menu ......
  • Page 34: Chapter 3: Tv Setup

    Guidelines for Setting Up and Using Your New Widescreen TV Getting Started 1. Read the section entitled “Important Information About Your TV” starting on page 6. 2. Choose a location for your TV. • Allow at least four inches of space on all sides of the TV to help prevent overheating. Overheating may cause premature failure of the TV as well as shortened lamp life. • Avoid locations where light may reflect off the screen. • See the stand requirements under “Important Information About Your TV.” 3. Install the batteries in the remote control. See chapter 4, “TV Operation and Features,” for infor- mation on use of the remote control.
  • Page 35: Changing Channels

    Installing the Remote Control Batteries 1. Remove the remote control’s back cover by gently pressing in the tab and lifting off the cover. 2. Load the batteries, making sure the polarities (+) and (-) are correct. For best results, insert the negative (-) end first. 3. Snap the cover back in place. The large remote control requires two AA alkaline batteries. TV Tips Turning the TV On or Off To turn the TV on or off, point the remote control at the front of the TV and press the POWER button. Alternatively, press the POWER button on the front panel of the TV. If You Turn Off the TV by Mistake 1. Press POWER again within about 30 seconds, while the lamp is still hot, to have the TV come back on immediately.
  • Page 36: When You First Power On The Tv

    When You First Power On the TV Choosing a Language for Menus When you power on the TV for the first time, you can select either English or Spanish for all menus. You can later change the language through the Setup menu. Figure 1. The Welcome screen lets you change the menu language when you first power on the TV. TV Guide On Screen Setup Reminder If you do not set up the TV Guide On Screen system when you first turn on the TV, a reminder screen will appear the next six times you turn on the TV (see figure 2). To set up the TV Guide On Screen system, see “Additional Setup...
  • Page 37: Setting The Clock Manually

    Setup Menu, continued Note: • If using a CableCARD™, the complete list of available channels is provided through the CableCARD and the ANT 1 option is grayed out. • In the TV Guide On Screen® system, the chan- nels displayed and the order in which they are displayed are independent of the TV’s channel memorization. Refer to the TV Guide On Screen Interactive Program Guide User’s Manual for detailed instructions on editing channels shown in this guide. Clock (Setup Menu) Set the clock if you wish to use the TV’s Timer function or schedule NetCommand-controlled recordings. You can use either the manual or auto method to set the clock. Figure 4. Clock submenu Setting the Clock Manually Time With the hour highlighted in yellow characters, press repeatedly to slowly increment the hour and associated AM/PM indicator or press and hold to quickly increment the hour. Press ENTER to highlight the minutes in yellow.
  • Page 38: When You First Connect A Device

    Setup Menu, continued Set Day Select the day or days that the TV will turn on automati- cally. Press or to select Daily, Mon-Fri (Monday through Friday), or individual days of the week. Press move to the Time box. Set Time With the hour highlighted in yellow characters, press repeatedly to slowly increment the hour and associated AM/PM indicator or press and hold to quickly increment the hour. Press ENTER to highlight the minutes. Press to set the minutes. Press to move to the Device box. Device Press or to select the device to use when the Timer turns on the TV. If the TV is already on at the selected time, the Timer will switch the TV to this device. Press to move to the Channel box. Channel When the selected device is an antenna, you can select a channel for the TV to tune to when it comes on. Highlight the Channel box and • press CH / or to choose from memorized channels. • Enter a channel number from the remote control. You can also enter sub-channel numbers for digital channels by using the —/CANCEL key.
  • Page 39 When You First Connect a Device, continued Cablebox Camcorder DVD2 DVR (digital video recorder, recordable DVD) Game HD Disc (high-definition disc) Satellite The name you assign here will appear in the Input Selection menu and can be changed later through the Input Name menu. If you select one of the device names checked in the table above, the on-screen Learn button will change from grayed out to full color, indicating that NetCommand “learning” is available for the device. Name you select for the input TV connec- tion used for this device Figure 6. The Auto Input Sensing screen appears when a device is first detected.
  • Page 40: Initial Netcommand® Setup

    When You First Connect a Device, continued 1. Connect the device to the TV with an IEEE 1394 cable first. 2. When the New 1394 Device screen appears with the Analog Connection check box highlighted, press ENTER to enter a check mark. See figure 7, New 1394 Device screen. 3. In the New 1394 Device screen, note the name assigned to the device, as you will need to use the same name in a later step. See figure 7. 4. Connect the device to the TV with the supplemental analog cables. 5. The next screen is the Auto Input Sensing screen (see figure 6) in which you can select a name for the device. Select the same name you noted in the New 1394 Device screen (see figure 7). • If you select the wrong name for the device, you will be unable to switch between the analog and digital inputs to the TV. • If you connect an IEEE 1394 cable box and it is detected as CABLE in the New 1394 Device screen, be sure to select the name CABLE as the name for the analog input and not cablebox.
  • Page 41 NetCommand Specialized Device Keys Refer to this chart when “learning” device keys. Write in functions you assign to the F1–F4 keys. Cable, Sat, Receiver DVD ‡‡ These are paired functions (e.g. Power and Power Off). When the original remote control uses a single button for both functions, learn only the first of the paired functions. This function is performed only when the Input Selection Menu is displayed and the device icon is highlighted. *** Channel Up/Down as Guide Page Up/Down in effect only after pressing GUIDE;...
  • Page 42: Additional Setup Using The Netcommand Menu

    Initial NetCommand® Setup, continued Name you select for the device Figure 8. Highlight the Auto Input Sensing screen’s Learn button and press ENTER to open the NetCommand Learn screen. Figure 9. In the NetCommand Learn screen, you tell the TV to remember key commands to send to another device via an IR emitter.
  • Page 43 Initial NetCommand® Setup, continued Review TV Connections You can verify TV connections during TV setup or at any time afterward using the Review screen. In the NetCommand menu, press and press ENTER to display the Review screen (see figure 11). Figure 11. The Review screen lists all TV connections. IEEE 1394 devices are listed separately on the right. Set Up TV Guide On Screen® Setup of the TV Guide On Screen system is optional. • Many features of TV Guide On Screen are avail- able without NetCommand control. For example, program listings, program searches, and program reminders function without NetCommand.
  • Page 44 Additional Setup Using the NetCommand Menu, continued To Replace One Device with Another on an Input Jack 1. Disconnect the device you wish to remove. 2. Connect the new device to the vacated jack. 3. Before selecting the input from the Input Selec- tion menu, open the Input Name menu from the NetCommand menu. 4. Highlight the input name box and press a new device name from the list associated with the input. 5. Press INPUT to open the Input Selection menu. High- light the input icon and press ENTER. 6. Press MENU and return to the NetCommand menu. 7. Highlight the Learn button and press ENTER. 8. When the Learn screen displays, continue as described earlier under “Initial NetCommand Setup for Most Device Types.” 9. Press EXIT when finished.
  • Page 45 Additional Setup Using the NetCommand Menu, continued Figure 14. Overview of A/V receiver connections described Automatic A/V Receiver Switching, Part 1: Learn IR Codes for A/V Receiver Inputs 1. Connect your A/V receiver to the TV and DVD player. See chapter 2, “TV Connections,” for suggestions. 2. Open the NetCommand menu. 3. Highlight the Learn button under AV RECEIVER SETUP and press ENTER to display the AV Receiver (AVR) Learn screen. See figure 15. When the AV Receiver Learn screen opens, the highlight is on the check box for Input 1. The terms Input 1–Input 4 are generic references to the A/V receiver inputs for which the TV can learn IR codes.
  • Page 46 Additional Setup Using the NetCommand Menu, continued 4. Highlight the text box under AV RECEIVER SETUP. 5. Confirm that the setting is at None, the default. This setting tells the TV to automatically transfer VCR audio to the A/V receiver. The TV converts analog audio to digital for ouput to a digital A/V receiver. 6. Press EXIT to close all menus. Figure 17, left and below. A/V receiver setup indicating the analog VCR’s audio output is automatically sent to the A/V receiver via the TV’s audio output.
  • Page 47 TV Operation and Features Remote Control ........Choosing a Program Source ChannelView™...
  • Page 48: Chapter 4: Tv Operation And Features

    Remote Control Overview Figures 1, next page 1. Slide Switch: Selects the A/V device to be controlled by the remote control. Set the slide switch to TV for operation of the TV, NetCommand-controlled devices, and IEEE 1394 devices. Control of additional devices requires programing (see Appendix D, “Programming the Remote Control.”. 2. SLEEP: Sets the TV to turn off within 2 hours. See the next page for instructions. 3. Digits/Letters: Allow you to tune to a channel by entering channel numbers; press ENTER for faster tuning. Use numbers and the —/CANCEL key to enter digital sub-channels. Also use for entering informa- tion into menus. To select letters when naming channels, repeatedly press the associated number key. The following special characters are available with the 1 and 0 keys: 1: ! & blank space / * - 4. —/CANCEL (SUB-CHANNEL/CANCEL): When entering digital channel numbers, adds a separator between main and sub-channel numbers. Clears FAV and some menu entries. 5. POWER: Turns TV power on and off. 6.
  • Page 49: Sleep Timer

    Remote Control, continued 27 28 Figure 1. Remote Control Overview Sleep Timer Setting the Sleep Timer 1. Press SLEEP on the remote control. 2. Press SLEEP additional times to increase the time in 30-minute increments up to the maximum of 120 minutes. 3. Press EXIT or wait five seconds without pressing any buttons for the message to disappear. 4. Press SLEEP to view the time remaining before the sleep timer turns off the TV. Cancelling the Sleep Timer 1. Press SLEEP to display the on-screen message. 2. Press SLEEP repeatedly until OFF is displayed. Note: After five seconds of inactivity, the message box will disappear. FAV (Favorite Channels) For use of the FAV feature with the remote control, see chapter 5, “TV Menu Settings,” and the explanation of the...
  • Page 50: Choosing A Program Source

    Choosing a Program Source NOTE: If your only viewing sources are connected to the ANT 1 and ANT 2 antenna jacks, you can switch inputs without the Input Selection menu. Press INPUT to switch between ANT 1 and ANT 2. To verify which is the current source while watching TV, press INFO to see the on-screen status display. Selecting from Multiple Sources: The Input Selection Menu The Input Selection menu allows you to select an input to watch on the TV. The current input appears as a gold- colored icon. 1. Press INPUT on the TV’s remote control to display the Input Selection menu (Figure 2). 2. To select a different input, press remote control to move the highlight through icons in the input section. 3. Press ENTER to switch to the device and close the menu. More About the Input Selection Menu •...
  • Page 51: Status Display

    Status Display The on-screen status display appears when you turn on the TV, change inputs, change channels, or press the INFO button on the remote control. The most common displays Analog Program 1. Source Antenna or Input 2. Analog Channel being received (If an antenna source) 3. Channel Name (if named in the Channel menu or provided by TV Guide On Screen) 4. Signal Type Being Received. Possible: From ANT-1, ANT-2, or INPUT jacks: 480i From COMPONENT jacks: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i 5. Screen Format in use Possible: Analog 480i /480p signals: Standard, Expand, Zoom, Stretch, Stretch Plus, Narrow 720p/1080i signals: Standard, Wide Expand 6. Stereo and/or SAP being broadcast. In Split Screen mode, the speaker icon is on either the left or right to indicate the sound source. 7. V-Chip Ratings Digital Program 1. Digital Major and Sub-Channel Number 2. Digital Channel Name (if broadcast or provided by TV Guide On Screen) 3. Signal Type Being Received Possible: SD 4:3, SD 16:9, HD 4. Screen Format in Use...
  • Page 52: Split Screen

    Split Screen Split Screen allows you to view pictures from two different sources at the same time. Split Screen is available when you have video sources connected to the TV in addition to connections on ANT 1 or ANT 2. Operation Split Screen Operations Turn Split Screen on or off Switch the sound source between main and sub-pictures. Check which picture is the sound source. Change the source of the sub-picture. Change sub-picture channel (when the input source is ANT 1, ANT 2, or a NetCommand-controlled cable box or satellite receiver). Freeze or unfreeze the sub-picture. Change the size of the main and sub- pictures. Make the sub picture fill the screen. “SPLIT” appears under the Choice of Split Screen Video icon to distinguish sub-Picture Sources this menu from the Input Selection menu.
  • Page 53 Split Screen Displays 16:9 Main Picture/ 16:9 Main Picture/ 4:3 Sub-Picture 16:9 Sub-Picture 16:9 Main 16:9 Main Picture Picture Sub-Picture ‡ ‡ 16:9 Main 16:9 Main Picture Picture Sub-Picture 16:9 Main 16:9 Main Picture Picture Sub-Picture Display choices. Press the FORMAT key repeatedly while in Split Screen mode to view different displays.
  • Page 54: Tv Signals And Display Formats

    TV Signals and Display Formats This is a widescreen TV, also known as a 16:9 TV. This shape reflects the new types of images available from HDTV and many DVDs. There are still many older style narrow-screen images (called 4:3 aspect ratio) you will encounter. While there is no perfect solution for dis- playing a squarish, narrower image on a wide screen, Mitsubishi offers several display formats from which you can choose. Press FORMAT on the TV remote control to cycle through the available display formats. The last-used format for each device is used when you return to that device. Note: • Only standard format is available for Split Screen. • PC formats vary depending on the PC signal. • For 1080p signals from an HDMI input, see “Com- puter Display Formats” in chapter 7, “Using the TV with a Personal Computer.” DVD Definitions Anamorphic (or Enhanced for WideScreen TV) These DVDs are recorded in a special way to properly show widescreen images on 16:9 TV sets using the Standard format mode. This is the recommended viewing choice. Non-Anamorphic (or 4:3, 1:33:1, Letter Box, or Full Screen) These DVDs are recorded for use with traditionally shaped, squarish TVs. They may be full screen (4:3 or...
  • Page 55 Chapter 4. TV Operation and Features TV Display Formats See descriptions on the preceding page.
  • Page 56: Memory Card Playback

    Memory Card Playback Memory Card Reader Inserting a memory card 1. If the card has a write-protection lock switch, first unlock the card. Insert the card into a matching card slot on the front of the TV. Be sure to use the correct card slot. See the table below. Normally the label side should be up, but if the card does not fit, try turning the card over and insert again. When properly inserted, the light next to the slot will light up and the TV will automatically switch to the card display. Cards up to 1 GB, with a file format of FAT 16 (block size = 1024 or 2048) are supported. CARD 1 SmartMedia™ CARD 3 CompactFlash® (Types I and II) Microdrive® 2. Next, the Media Dialog box (figure 6) automatically displays. Use the AUDIO key to switch to MP3 or WMA audio playlist setup or use the VIDEO key to switch to JPEG slide show setup. Do not pull the memory card out while it is playing. 3. On the remote control, press: Start the slide show or play audio.
  • Page 57 Memory Card Playback, continued will be scaled to the TV display. Some pictures may be cropped to fit. • Full path file names can be no longer than 50 char- acters and must end in a .jpg extension. Not all 50 characters will display. Images stored on cards larger than 256MB can take a longer initial time to display. Playing Audio Using the Audio Playlist Menu 1. Press GUIDE to display the Playlist menu. 2. Press to select different tracks; CH changes pages of the Playlist. Use first track on the page and on the page. 3. Press to begin playback. The song currently playing is highlighted. Figure 8. Audio Playlist Keys for MP3 or WMA Audio Playback Begin or resume playlist playback.
  • Page 59 TV Menu Settings 3D Graphical Main Menu ........Setup Menu .
  • Page 60: Menu Screens

    3D Graphical Your TV has Mitsubishi’s exclusive 3D Graphical information for menu choices and changes using the TV’s remote control. Menu Screens A picture (icon) is highlighted on the menu screen when selected with the directional arrows . You may then make changes within the menu or access sub- menus, if available. You can also open sub-menus from a button. Sometimes when you select a button, an automatic function begins. The following buttons on the remote control help you navigate within the (Adjust Left/Right Keys) (Adjust Up/Down Keys) Menu System on-screen operating system, which provides on-screen The tures: • The currently selected icon or button is highlighted with a yellow outline; the text color is yellow. • On-screen instructions, shown in the message line at the bottom of the menu, provide feature selection and adjustment information. • Some on-screen menu options must be set before other options are available. Remote Control Buttons system: Function Display or close the Main menu or move back MENU one menu screen at a time.
  • Page 61: Main Menu

    Main Menu Press MENU on the remote control to open the Main menu, figure 1. See below for an overview of the options available through the Main menu. Setup Select English or Spanish for menus and on-screen displays. Memorize the available channels for the antenna or cable service connected to the ANT 1 and ANT 2 jacks. Set the TV’s internal clock either manually or have the TV set the clock automatically. Set the TV Timer to turn on the TV auto- matically at a designated time. Set the energy mode for power consump- tion when the TV is powered off. Turn off Demo Mode. View the TV’s software version. See chapter 3, “TV Setup,” for use of the Setup menu. NetCommand See a review list of all connections to the Set up TV Guide On Screen® or make changes to the setup. Assign meaningful names to the input icons in the Input Selection menu. Change the order of icons in the Input Selection menu. Perform NetCommand “Learning” setup. Associate A/V receiver inputs with devices to enable automatic audio switching. See chapter 3, “TV Setup,” for more on use of the NetCommand menu. Record Set up a NetCommand-controlled record- ing. View a list of scheduled recordings. Set the default digital recording device.
  • Page 62: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu See chapter 3, “TV Setup,” for use of the Setup menu. NetCommand Menu The features described in this section are available even if you have not performed NetCommand setup. See chapter 3, “TV Setup,” for options available for NetCommand- controlled devices. Review TV Connections (no NetCommand setup required) Press to highlight Review and press ENTER to display the Review screen (see figure 2). Figure 2. The Review screen lists all TV connections. IEEE 1394 inputs are listed separately on the right. Input Name Menu (no NetCommand setup required) Use the Input Name menu to assign useful labels to the TV inputs that appear in the Input Selection menu. See...
  • Page 63: Record Menu

    NetCommand Menu, continued Icon Order Menu (no NetCommand setup required) The Icon Order menu allows you to rearrange the device icons that appear in the Input Selection menu. Change the sequence to put frequently used icons at the start of the list. See figures 3 and 5. To change the icon order 1. Press to highlight the icon to be moved and then press ENTER. 2. Press to drag the icon to the desired posi- tion. Press ENTER to set the new position. Figure 5. Icon Order menu Record Menu The Record menu allows you to set defaults for NetCom- mand-controlled recordings. For an explanation of the Record menu, see chapter 6, “NetCommand Functions.”...
  • Page 64: Channel Menu

    Channel Menu Settings for the Channel FAV Memory Number Shown Banks Figure 6. Channel menu Antenna (Channel Menu) Select either 1 (ANT 1 MAIN) or 2 (ANT 2 AUX) as the antenna source for the channels you wish to edit. Channel (Channel Menu) Select the affected channel number (shown in the Channel box) in any of three ways: • Press CH / to select from channels already in memory. If you also wish to tune to the channel, press ENTER. • Highlight the channel box and press through all channel numbers, one at a time. If you also wish to tune to the channel, press ENTER. • Highlight the channel box, enter the number directly, and press ENTER. Note that with this method, you must press ENTER for the screen to display settings for the...
  • Page 65 Channel Menu, continued FAV (Channel Menu) The FAV feature lets you store groups of favorite channels in up to nine different FAV memory banks. For example, each household member can store favorite channels in their own bank or you can store groups of channels by content, e.g., news, sports, children’s programming, etc. You can store the same channel in multiple FAV banks. FAV Setup Using the Channel Menu Initial Setup of a FAV Bank and Adding FAV Channels Using the Menu Removing FAV Channels Using the Menu Using FAV Channels Viewing FAV Banks Changing FAV Banks If No FAV Banks Are Set Up...
  • Page 66: Captions Menu

    Captions Menu For analog channels, broadcasters can send either stan- dard closed captions or text service. Standard closed captions follow the dialogue of the characters on screen and display in a small section of the screen. Text-service closed captions often contain information such as weather or news and cover a large portion of the screen. For digital channels, broadcasters can send up to six dif- ferent captioning selections or can send analog captions that are the same as those sent by the analog station. Each TV station may broadcast only one or two types of captions or none at all. The TV cannot decode closed captions received on component or HDMI inputs. Figure 7. Captions menu Analog Captions The TV can display one of the following captions for analog sources: • CC1, CC2, CC3, or CC4: standard closed-caption signals Text1, Text2, Text3, or Text4: Text-service signals • On if mute: Closed captions appear when audio is • muted. When selected, press MUTE on the TV remote control to turn on/off the standard closed-caption signal CC1.
  • Page 67 Captions Menu, continued Size Select the desired font size. Large is the recommended font size. Color The available font colors are listed below. Text and back- ground cannot be set to the same color. White Yellow Black Green Magenta Cyan Blue Background You can change the background color to make the digital closed captions easier to read. The available background colors are listed below. Text and background cannot be set to the same color. White Yellow Black Green Magenta Cyan Blue IMPORTANT Mitsubishi recommends you use contrasting colors for captions and background. Black translucent background combined with a white font makes an easy-to-read combination.
  • Page 68: Parental Lock Menu

    Parental Lock Menu The Parental Lock menu gives you control over three dif- ferent types of parental controls. You must use a pass code to open this menu to enable/disable the lock options. The three parental controls available are: • Ratings (U.S. Ratings/Other Ratings) V-Chip technology lets you restrict access to programming based on program-rating signals sent by the broadcaster. For U.S. ratings, you can also set the time of day for these restrictions to be in effect. • Lock by Time Lets you restrict TV use by time of day. • Front Panel Lock Lets you disable the controls on the front of the TV. Use this option if there are small children near the TV who may be tempted to press the buttons. Access to Lock TV by Ratings Menus Time Figure 9. Parental Lock menu Setting a Pass Code You are prompted to enter a pass code whenever you select Parental Lock on the Main menu. To set a pass...
  • Page 69 Parental Lock Menu, continued U.S. Ratings Menu Use this menu to turn U.S. rating restrictions on or off and to change the permitted rating levels. TV Content Categories U.S. Restric- TV Rating and tions On/Off Supplemental Restrictions Figure 10. U.S. Ratings menu 1. Highlight the U.S. Ratings icon Lock menu (see figure 9) and press ENTER to open the U.S. Ratings menu (see figure 10). 2. Press to select On or Off. 3. If you selected On, press to move to the TV Rating box. 4. Press to select the TV rating level you want to allow.
  • Page 70: Bypassing The Ratings Lock And Lock By Time

    Parental Lock Menu, continued 1. Highlight the button labelled Other Ratings on the Parental Lock menu (see figure 9) and press ENTER to open the Other Ratings menu (see figure 11). 2. Press to select On or Off. 3. If you selected On, press to move to the Rating Group box. Note that you can change settings only for the rating system available on the currently tuned channel. In the figure above, for example, the Canadian rating system is in effect. To change settings at a later time for the Canadian rating system, you must again tune to a channel broadcasting the Canadian system. 4. Press to select from the subgroups available for the rating system—English or French in this example. 5. Press to move to the Rating box. 6. Press to select the program rating level you want to block. 7. Press ENTER to add a check mark to indicate blocking is in effect for the rating. When a rating shows a check mark, press ENTER to remove the check mark and allow programs with this rating. 8. Repeat steps 3 through 7 for each additional rating system you would like to set up.
  • Page 71: V-Chip Signal Information

    V-Chip Signal Information When provided by the broadcaster or program source, V-Chip ratings let you control the types of programming that can be viewed on the TV. When V-Chip ratings are supplied, they are displayed when you change the channel or press INFO on the remote control. TV Ratings TV ratings apply to TV programs and made-for-TV movies. You can apply supplemental blocking to TV ratings based on the TV content categories described below. TV ratings are: TV-Y Youth. For children under the age of 7. TV-Y7 Youth 7 and older. TV-G General Audience. For the entire family to view. TV-PG Parental Guidance. Parental Guidance is recommended; may not be suitable for some children. TV-14 Adolescent 14 and older. Not recommended for children under the age of 14. TV-MA Mature Audience. For adults only. TV Content Categories Used in association with the TV ratings above, TV content categories allow you to apply supplemental blocking. Apply supplemental blocking using the U.S. Ratings menu. FV Fantasy Violence. Applies to TV-Y7 only. D Sexual Dialog. Applies in different degrees to TV-PG and TV-14.
  • Page 72: Audio/Video Menu

    Audio/Video Menu Figure 12. Audio/Video Menu A/V Memory Reset A/V Memory Reset allows you to reset a specific input’s A/V settings to the original factory settings. Highlight the box and press to select the input name. Next press ENTER. The audio settings of Balance, Listen to, and Language are general TV settings unaffected by A/V Memory Reset. To reset all A/V settings at once, including the three general settings, perform an A/V Reset by pressing the front-panel buttons GUIDE and FORMAT simultaneously. Settings (Audio and Video) Each input or device has its own A/V memory. Press to select the input or device in the A/V Memory Reset box, then select Audio or Video to adjust individual settings. Press ENTER to close the menu and display the individual settings. Use to cycle through the individual settings. Use to change the setting values. Press EXIT to return to normal TV viewing. For descriptions of the individual A/V settings, see the following pages. Video Mute The default is On, which displays a blue background when no signal is being received on the INPUT, COMPO- NENT, or HDMI jacks.
  • Page 73 Audio/Video Menu, continued • To receive the best fidelity with music programs, change this setting to Off. • When connecting to an A/V receiver, set Level Sound to Off and turn off the TV speakers to send full dynamics to the A/V receiver. Analog-Only Audio Settings You can set analog-only audio settings while viewing either analog or digital sources, but the settings affect only broadcast analog content. ◊ Listen To Determines how your TV receives a broadcast audio signal and plays the sound you hear. Your choices are: • Stereo: Default setting. The TV plays stereo broadcasts in stereo and mono broadcasts in mono. The word Stereo is displayed when you tune to a channel broadcasting in stereo. • SAP (Second Audio Program): Additional monau- ral sound track that you cannot hear during normal TV viewing. The SAP signal might be related to the program you are watching, (such as a sound track in a foreign language), or it might be unre- lated (such as a weather report). If an SAP signal is broadcast, the letters SAP are displayed when you tune to the channel. • Mono: Reduces background noise. Use when receiving a weak stereo audio signal. All audio is played mono with this setting. Listen To is not available for 1394 devices or devices con- nected to the INPUT, COMPONENT and HDMI jacks.
  • Page 74: Video Settings

    Audio/Video Menu, continued Video Settings Enter the video adjustment mode using either the Audio/ Video menu or the VIDEO key. Press the VIDEO key repeatedly to cycle through the video options to the one you want to change. Use to change settings. Note: A slider displays on screen for some settings. When the slider is displayed, it represents numeric values, with 63 as the maximum, 31 as the mid- point, and 0 as the minimum. ◊ Picture Mode: Set the Picture Mode first before adjusting other settings, as each Picture Mode stores its own values for Contrast, Brightness, and Color Temperature. Picture Modes allow you to optimize the image for different lighting conditions. The Picture Modes are: • Bright: Suited for most daytime viewing. Natural: Suited for most nighttime viewing. • • Brilliant: The default setting. For use under strong light. ◊ Contrast (Bright/Natural/Brilliant): Provides a slider to adjust the white-to-black level. Low contrast shows a variety of shades in darker images, while high contrast shows darker images more uniformly black and makes colors appear more vibrant. In most home lighting situations, a medium contrast looks best. High con- trast is good for brightly lit environments. ◊...
  • Page 75 Audio/Video Menu, continued signals. Use High with poor-quality signals. Turn off to leave the picture unaltered. ◊ DeepField™ Imager: When On is selected, the black levels are dynamically enhanced in portions of the screen to provide strong contrast with detail over mixed screen content. When Off is selected, the entire screen adjusts the contrast the same. When Demo is selected, a split screen picture appears and you can see how the picture will look when DeepField Imager is on (right side) or when it is off (left side). ◊ SharpEdge™: When On is selected, special edge sharpness enhancements are applied to the vertical edges of images. Personal Computer Video Settings Video settings available for images from a personal com- puter are: ◊ Contrast ◊ Brightness ◊ PerfectColor™. The adjustment screen displays without the vertical color bars when used for a com- puter image. ◊ PerfecTint™. The adjustment screen displays without the vertical color bars when used for a com- puter image. ◊...
  • Page 77: Chapter 6: Netcommand Functions

    NetCommand Functions NetCommand-Controlled Devices and the Input Selection Menu NetCommand-Controlled Recording Using IEEE 1394 Devices ........... .
  • Page 78: Netcommand-Controlled Devices And The Input Selection Menu

    NetCommand-Controlled Devices and the Input Selection Menu For devices under NetCommand control, the Input Selec- tion menu allows you to: • Select the device for viewing • Switch audio between the TV speakers and A/V receiver • Power compatible devices on or off • Verify the destination of signals. Connection Input Section Section Figure 1. The Input selection menu for a NetCommand- controlled device. Input Section Press to highlight an input icon and press ENTER to select the input to view and hear. “Learned” inputs on a compatible A/V receiver are automatically changed at the same time. Connection Section The Connection section shows if there is a recording in progress and the device that is recording from the source.
  • Page 79: Netcommand-Controlled Recording

    NetCommand-Controlled Recording This section describes making recordings independently of the TV Guide On Screen system. For instructions on setting up recordings using TV Guide On Screen, see the separate TV Guide On Screen® Interactive Program Guide User’s Manual. Recording from the Recording Setup Menu You can schedule the recording to take place at a later time and program the recording duration for a minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of six hours (in 30-minute increments). The default is one hour. During the record- ing, you can view a different device or power off the TV. Immediate Recording from the Menu 1. Press (RECORD) to open the Recording Setup menu. Figure 2. The Recording Setup menu 2. Review the recording setup information. Move the highlight to each box you need to change.
  • Page 80 NetCommand-Controlled Recording, continued Immediate Recording from ChannelView 1. Press INPUT to open the Input Selection menu. High- light an ANT 1 or ANT 2 program source and press ENTER. 2. Press GUIDE to open the ChannelView channel guide for the current antenna input. 3. Use to highlight the channel and program you wish to record from the list of channels. 4. Press (RECORD). The TV will tune to the channel if needed. A red “R” temporarily displays next to the program listing to indicate the program will be recorded. 5. Press EXIT to return to TV viewing. Figure 4. A red “R” appears briefly in the ChannelView screen to indicate a scheduled recording. Time-Delayed Recording from ChannelView Set Up the Recording 1. Ensure that TV Energy Mode is set to Fast Power On...
  • Page 81 NetCommand-Controlled Recording, continued Record Menu: Setting Recording Defaults The Record menu allows you to set defaults for your recording devices, set up recordings, view the Record List, and cancel scheduled recordings. Highlight the Record icon on the Main menu and press ENTER to view the Record menu. Figure 6. Record menu Record Setup Highlight Record Setup and press ENTER to display the Recording Setup menu, described earlier. Record List Highlight Record List and press ENTER to display the Record List, described earlier in this chapter. Default Digital (Recording) Device If you have more than one digital recording device con- nected, this option lets you specify which to use as the default. The device specified here is the digital record- ing device to use when initiating a recording with the (RECORD) key from within ChannelView™. This option remains grayed out (unavailable) until you connect a digital recording device. After the device is detected and named, highlight the box and press select the recording device. Note that digital programs can be recorded on either a digital or analog device. For best playback quality, however, record digital programs on a digital recording...
  • Page 82 NetCommand-Controlled Recording, continued Restrictions for Traditional VCRs with NetCommand- and TV Guide On Screen-Controlled Recording • Your VCR must be connected directly to the MONITOR OUT VIDEO and LEFT/RIGHT audio outputs. • The VCR must be set manually to “Line Input.” Display the Input Selection menu, highlight the VCR and press GUIDE to change VCR inputs. • The TV can select channels on compatible cable boxes for recordings when the cable box is under NetCommand control. Leave the cable box turned on. • If the source device or recording device does not have separate power on and off features, then leave that device powered on. • You cannot record from source devices connected to the TV COMPONENT inputs or HDMI 1 or 2 con- nections. Direct VCR Recording from an Antenna or Cable Source When your VCR is the current device, TV’s remote control functions the same as the record...
  • Page 83: Using Ieee 1394 Devices

    Using IEEE 1394 Devices IEEE 1394 Devices and the Input Selection Menu When you connect an IEEE 1394 device to the TV network and power it on, the new device is automatically detected. Some non-audio/video or incompatible IEEE 1394 devices, such as personal computers (PCs), may not be detected by the TV and do not appear in the Input Selection menu. Such devices can, however, coexist and are still available to work with other devices on the IEEE 1394 network that are compatible with these non-audio/video devices. Some devices may be a combination of two or more types of devices, such as a recording device that is also a tuning device. Each portion of the device is called a sub-unit. When you select a device on the Input Selection menu that has sub-units, a pop-up menu will appear to allow you to select the sub-unit you wish to use. Recording to IEEE 1394 Devices You can use the TV to control recording to IEEE 1394 devices. The following table lets you see what signals can be recorded to an IEEE 1394 digital VCR or A/V disc. Recording Signal Type Availability Can be Digital channels, includ- recorded ing high-definition channels...
  • Page 84 The TV Remote Control and IEEE 1394 Devices • For satellite receivers and cable boxes, you may also be able to use the numbers or other additional buttons. • For an IEEE 1394 cable box or satellite receiver, you can also try using the CABLE/SAT position of the TV remote control to see if it can operate the device. If not, use the remote control that came with the device. Operation of IEEE 1394 Devices with the TV’s Remote Control (slide switch set to TV position) Device CABLE/SAT Remote Con- trol Key POWER Power the device on/off when highlighted in the Input selection menu. See the instructions above.
  • Page 85 A/V Discs A/V Disc Track List Screen When viewing an A/V Disc: • Press GUIDE to display its Track List (see figure below). • Press or to navigate through the Track List. • To play a track, select it on the list, then press ENTER. • Press INFO to view details for a highlighted track, if available. • To move through listings quickly, press PAGE • To delete a track, highlight it and press CANCEL. Figure 9. A/V Disc Track List screen A/V Disc Search by Time While playing an IEEE 1394 A/V disc you can search to a specific time in the recording. 1. Start playing the desired track on the A/V disc. 2. Use the number buttons to enter the time code posi- tion of hours followed by minutes. For example, to enter one hour and twenty-two minutes (1:22) into the track, enter 1, 2, 2.
  • Page 87 Using the TV with a Personal Computer Setup ......... . . Video Adjustments Connecting a Computer to the TV Adjusting Image Resolution...
  • Page 88: Chapter 7: Using The Tv With A Personal Computer

    Setup 1. See the TV specifications in Appendix B to confirm that your computer video signal is compatible with the 2. Note whether the computer supplies a digital or analog video signal. You will need this information during the setup procedure. • Digital video signal: Comes from the computer’s DVI or HDMI output. • Analog video signal: Comes from the computer’s VGA 15-pin output and requires a VGA-to-DVI cable or a VGA cable and VGA/DVI adapter. 3. Power on the TV. IMPORTANT In the next step, select the correct video signal type (analog or digital) in the NetCommand menu. Otherwise, the TV will be unable to display a picture from the computer.
  • Page 89: Connecting A Computer To The Tv

    Connecting a Computer to the TV Computer with DVI Digital Monitor Output Required: DVI-to-DVI cable, stereo audio cables If the computer’s audio output is a single mini jack, a mini audio-to-RCA-male “Y” adapter cable is also required. 1. Connect the DVI-to-DVI cable from the computer DVI output to the PC-DVI jack on the TV back panel. 2. Connect the left (white) and right (red) audio cables from AUDIO OUT on the PC back panel to PC-DVI AUDIO on the TV back panel. Figure 2. Connecting a personal computer with DVI Monitor Output Computer with HDMI Digital Monitor Output Required: HDMI-to-DVI cable or an HDMI cable with an HDMI/DVI adapter, stereo audio cables If the computer’s audio output is a single mini jack, a mini...
  • Page 90 Connecting a Computer to the TV, continued Computer with VGA 15-Pin Monitor Output (Analog Video) Required: 15-pin computer VGA-to-DVI-A/VGA-to-DVI-D cable or a VGA computer cable and a DVI/VGA adapter, stereo audio cable. If the computer’s audio output is a single mini jack, a mini audio-to-RCA-male “Y” adapter cable is also required. IMPORTANT To use this connection, you must first select the Analog setting in the PC DVI box of the NetCommand menu.
  • Page 91: Adjusting Image Resolution

    Adjusting Image Resolution Your Mitsubishi TV can display resolutions from standard VGA (640 x 480) through 1920 x 1080 signals at a refresh rate of 60 Hz. The resolution of 1920 x 1080 is supported at refresh rates of 24, 30, and 60 Hz. See Appendix B in this book for more on compatible screen resolutions. When connecting a computer providing digital video, in most cases the computer will select the best resolution match to display on the TV. You can override this setting if you wish. For a computer providing analog video, you may need to set the resolution manually. The instruc- tions below are for setting the resolution on most personal computers. 1. In the PC’s Start menu, select Settings. 2. Select Control Panel. 3. Select Display. 4. Choose the Settings tab. 5. Change the resolution to the highest resolution with the aspect ratio best suited for the image. See the Figure 5. Computer resolution, XGA selection table on the next page showing possible PC formats. Depending on your computer’s operating system, adjust the resolution with either: • the Screen area slider. • the Screen Resolution slider 6. To change the refresh rate, click on the Advanced button.
  • Page 92: Computer Display Formats

    Computer Display Formats Repeatedly press the FORMAT key to cycle through the TV displays available for your computer’s video signal. Computer Signal Format 640 X 480 WVGA 848 X 480 SVGA 800 X 600 WSVGA 1064 X 600 Format 1024 X 768 PC 720p 1280 X 720 WXGA 1365 X 768 Format SXGA 1280 X 1024 PC 1080p 1920 X 1080 As Displayed on TV Screen 16 X 9 Standard Standard Reduced 4 X 3 Standard Zoom Standard...
  • Page 93: Appendices

    Appendices Appendix A: Bypassing the Parental Lock Appendix B: Specifications Appendix C: Lamp Cartridge Replacement Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Appendix E: Troubleshooting ....
  • Page 95: Appendix A: Bypassing The Parental Lock

    Appendix A: Bypassing the Parental Lock IMPORTANT Cut along the dotted line and file bypass instructions in a safe place for future reference. Appendices Bypassing the Parental Lock After you set the lock, you must use your pass code to view a locked program, view the locked TV, cancel the lock, or enter the Parental Lock menus. If you forget your pass code, you can view the locked TV without entering your pass code. When you are prompted for your pass code, press the number 9 and QV buttons on the TV remote control at the same time. This process temporarily unlocks the TV When entering the Parental Lock menu, this process deletes your old pass code and prompts you to enter a new pass code. • You can either enter a new pass code to open the Parental Lock menu and make changes or press EXIT to close the menu.
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  • Page 97: Appendix B: Specifications

    Appendix B: Specifications Model Projection System DLP, 0.65” chip, 1920 x 1080 pixels with Smooth Picture™ WD-57831, WD-65831 DLP, 0.843” chip, 1920 x 1080 pixels with Smooth Picture™ WD-73831 Reception Channel Frequency Reception Channel Type* * Note for Digital Channels: The channel numbers displayed on screen are determined by the broadcaster or cable company and can vary from the standard frequency number. If there is no channel-number information provided by the broadcaster or cable company, the TV creates a channel number. The created channel number uses the frequency number as the main channel number and the program number as the sub-channel number. When using an authorized CableCARD, the channel numbers are determined by the cable company. Inputs Description Antenna/Cable input HDMI (digital video/audio) Video/S-Video (one front, two rear) Component Video (Y/Pr/Pb) Audio Inputs PC DVI-I Input Over-the-Air: VHF 2–13, UHF 14–69 Analog Cable: 1–125 Digital Cable: 1–135...
  • Page 98 Description Video Audio (Signal) Audio (Speakers) Digital Interfaces Digital Audio Output IEEE 1394 (input/output) (2 rear, 1 front) Physical Characteristics and Power Consumption Model Height WD-57831 36 3/16 WD-65831 40 3/4 WD-73831 44 3/4 IEEE 1394 System Compatibility • This television is designed to conform to IEEE 1394 AV/C Software standards in effect at the time of development. This networking and control technology is designed to provide high-performance digital connections and product control, making the product easier to use. • Mitsubishi D-VHS VCRs are fully compatible with this TV in audio, video, and control. • As other manufacturers distribute products that use the IEEE 1394 AV/C standards, they will be responsible for developing products that meet the standards of the technology, as well as compatibility testing with other products.
  • Page 99: Appendix C: Lamp Cartridge Replacement

    To Order a New Lamp To Receive a Replacement Lamp Under Warranty 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 for defect verification. To Purchase a Replacement Lamp After Warranty Visit our website at or call (800) 553-7278. Order the new lamp part number shown below. TV Model Number Lamp Part Number WD-57831 WD-65831 915P049020 WD-73831 • Do not remove the lamp cartridge immediately after turning off the television. You may get burned because the lamp is very hot. Allow the television to cool for at least one hour before replacing the lamp cartridge. • Do not remove the lamp cartridge except when replacing it. Careless treatment can result in injury or fire. • Do not touch the lamp glass element. It may be very hot and break, causing injuries or burns. • Be sure not to insert any metal or flammable object into the lamp cartridge opening, as it may cause fire or electri- cal shock. If a foreign object is inserted into the opening, unplug the AC cord of the TV and contact your dealer for...
  • Page 100 Appendix C: Lamp Cartridge Replacement, continued WARNING THE COVER IS PROVIDED WITH AN INTERLOCK TO REDUCE THE RISK OF EXCESSIVE ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION. DO NOT DEFEAT ITS PURPOSE OR ATTEMPT TO SERVICE THE TV WITHOUT REMOVING THE COVER COMPLETELY. Removing the Old Lamp Cartridge 1. Turn off TV power and allow the lamp to cool for at least one hour before proceeding. 2. After the lamp has cooled, remove the cover. Refer to figure 1. Use a #2 (large) Phillips screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the cover. Keep the screws and cover for re-installation 3. With a large flat-blade screwdriver, loosen the two shiny screws securing the lamp cartridge until they disengage from the mating threads. These are captive screws and cannot be separated from the lamp cartridge. 4. Fully open up the bag supplied with the replacement lamp and set the opened bag aside. 5. Gently grasp the handle of the lamp cartridge and pull the old cartridge straight out. See figures 1 and 2. CAUTION: Do not tilt or rotate the cartridge, as small glass fragments may fall out. 6. Without tilting or putting down the lamp cartridge, insert it into the opened bag. Close the bag while being careful not to let any glass particles fall out.
  • Page 101: Appendix D: Programming The Remote Control

    Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control This appendix explains how to program the TV’s remote control to operate other A/V devices. This is distinct from NetCommand “Learning.” To summarize: the TV’s remote control can be made to operate other devices by two dif- ferent methods: • Remote Control Programming: you must move the slide switch to the position specific to the type of device. Programming is available for the large remote control only. • NetCommand® “Learning”: you can operate other devices with the slide switch in the TV posi- tion. Position IR emitters in front of the other devices and “teach” the devices’ IR signals to the TV. “Learned” functions are sent by the TV and work with both the large and small remote controls.
  • Page 102: Programming The Remote Control

    Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming the Remote Control Method 1: Code Entry 1. Move the slide switch at the top of the remote to the position for the product you want to control. Refer to the table below. Only one of each device type can be controlled in each slide-switch position. Switch Position Affected Device CABLE/SAT Cable Box DTV Receiver Satellite Receiver Laser Disc Player DVD Player/Recorder DVD Player/Recorder Laser Disc Player AUDIO A/V Receiver Audio Amplifier CD Player* 2. Press and hold POWER on the remote control for several seconds until the button blinks twice and goes off. 3. Release the POWER button. 4. Enter the first five-digit code listed for your equipment.
  • Page 103: Programming Codes

    Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Audio Lock: Universal A/V Receiver Control With Audio Lock active, the remote control operates the volume and mute functions of the A/V receiver in all positions of the slide switch. Activate Audio Lock if you normally use an A/V receiver with your TV and other A/V equipment. 1. Program the AUDIO position for your A/V receiver as described earlier in this section. 2. Move the slide switch to the AUDIO position. 3. Press and hold POWER on the remote control for several seconds until the button blinks twice and goes off. 4. Press keys 9 9 3 ENTER The POWER button will blink twice to indicate Audio Lock is active. To Reset the Remote Control to Operate Volume and Mute for the TV Speakers 1. Press and hold POWER for several seconds until the button blinks twice and goes off.
  • Page 104 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued A/V Receivers Brand Code Audiotronic 31189 Audiovox 31627, 31390 B & K 30840, 30820, 30701 Bel Canto Design 31584 30702 Bose 31253, 31229, 30639 Brix 31602 Cambridge Soundworks 31477 Capetronic 30531 Carver 31289, 31189, 30189, 30121 Coby 31263 Curtis 30797 Delphi 31414 Denon 31360, 31311, 31142, 30121,...
  • Page 105 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued CD Players Brand Code 31294, 30072 Kenwood 30826, 30681, 30626, 30190, 30037, 30028, 31711, 31373, 31372, 31318 Koss 31317 Krell 30157 31208 30157 Linn 30305 Magnavox 30305, 30157, 30038 Marantz 30626, 30435, 30180, 30157, 30038, 30029 Mark Levinson 31484 McIntosh 30660, 30290, 30256 30029...
  • Page 106 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued Cable Boxes Brand Code Hamlin 10273, 10259, 10034, 10020, 10009 Hitachi 10011 Hytex 10007 i3 Micro 11602 Jasco 10315, 10153, 10015 Jerrold 10810, 10476,10276, 10024, 10015, 10014, 10012, 10011, 10003 Linsay 10440 Magnavox 10027 Memorex 10000 Motorola 11376, 11254, 11187, 11106, 10810, 10476, 10276, 10014 Movie Time 10156, 10063 Multitech 10883...
  • Page 107 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued DVD Players/Recorders Brand Code Curtis Mathes 21087 CyberHome 21129, 21117, 21024, 21023, 20874, 20816 Daewoo 21242, 21234, 21172, 21169, 20869, 20833, 20784, 20705 Daytek 20872 Denon 20634, 20490 Desay 21407 Disney 21270, 20675 Dual 21085, 21068 Durabrand 21127 DVD2000 20521 Emerson 21268, 20675, 20591 Enterprise 20591 Fisher 20670 Funai 21334, 21268, 20675...
  • Page 108 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued DVD Players/Recorders Brand Code Techwood 20692 Terapin 21031 Theta Digital 20571 Toshiba 21154, 20695, 20503 Tredex 20804, 20803, 20800, 20799 Urban Concepts 20503 US Logic 20839 Venturer 20790 Vizio 21226, 21064 Vocopro 21027 Xbox 20522 Xwave 21001 Yamaha 20545, 20539, 20490 Yamakawa 20872 Zenith 20869, 20741, 20591, 20503...
  • Page 109 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued VCRs and DVRs Brand Code 21972 Admiral 20479, 20209, 20048 Adventura 20000 Aiko 20278 Aiwa 20307, 20124, 20037, 20000 Akai 20242, 20175, 20106, 20061, 20041 Alienware 21972 America Action 20278 American High 20035 Asha 20240 Audiovox 20278, 20037 Beaumark 20240 Bell & Howell 20104 Broksonic 20479, 20295, 20209, 20184,...
  • Page 110 Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control Programming Codes, continued VCRs and DVRs Brand Code Optonica 20062 Orion 20479, 20295, 20209, 20184, 20002 Panasonic 21262, 21162, 21062, 20616, 20225, 20162, 20077, 20035 Penney 20240, 20054, 20042, 20040, 20038, 20037, 20035 Pentax 20105, 20042 Philco 20035 Philips 21181, 21081, 20739, 20618, 20110, 20081, 20062, 20035 Pilot 20037 Pioneer 20067 Polk Audio 20081 Portland 20020 Profitronic...
  • Page 111: Appendix E: Troubleshooting

    Appendix E: Troubleshooting TV Reset Comparison Guide You can resolve many common TV problems using the reset functions described in the following table. See also the additional troubleshooting suggestions later in this appendix. IMPORTANT Before you change sound or picture settings: If picture or sound settings seem wrong for a broadcast channel Reset Name When to Use Demo Mode To turn off the retail demo Turn-Off mode slide show. Format When the picture shape seems incorrect, use FORMAT to change the shape of the picture. PerfectColor™ When the color intensities and PerfecTint™ seem out of balance, Reset use the PerfectColor/...
  • Page 112 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued Reset Name When to Use Parental Lock To change your Parental Pass Code Lock Pass Code Front-Panel Lock To re-enable the front- Release panel controls after activation of the Front- Panel Lock System Reset If the TV does not turn on or off, does not respond to the remote control or front panel buttons, or has audio but no video. TV Reset To reset all consumer- IMPORTANT: accessible settings Use this reset and all memories to the only if all other original factory defaults. resets have been CAUTION: All owner- unsuccessful.
  • Page 113 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued General TV Operation Symptom A fan is running even while the TV is powered off. The TV remote control does not work. Whenever I try to use the remote control, the POWER key blinks five times. TV does not respond to the remote control or to front panel control and TV will not power on or off. When a device is selected from the Input Selection menu, the screen is blue (no signal source). Devices are grayed out in the Input Selec- tion menu or the Split Screen Input Selection menu. You have forgotten your Parental Lock pass code. See Appendix A, Bypassing the Parental Lock. Rating restrictions are not working. On-screen displays appear each time you change a function. 10. Cable provider needs information to start CableCARD™ service. TV Channels Symptom The TV takes several seconds to respond to channel changes. You cannot access a channel. Name options are not available for some channels. When ChannelView™ list is displayed, infor- mation appears incomplete Remarks Normal TV operation. When the TV is off, internal components continue to draw power and must be cooled by the fan.
  • Page 114 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued TV Power On/Off Symptom TV takes an excessively long time to power You cannot program the TV to turn on auto- matically (Timer function) The TV will not turn on after being plugged in. If green light on front panel is blinking, wait for at least one minute TV turned itself off and the light on the front panel started to blink. TV will not power off. Picture Symptom Picture does not look like a high-definition picture. Picture has become noticeably dimmer. Split Screen does not display a sub-picture. CableCARD channel is not shown as Split Screen sub-picture when CableCARD channel is the main image. There is a large black or gray rectangle on the screen. You cannot view a picture when playing a VHS tape. VCR or DVD player’s on-screen menus jitter up and down. When viewing a stopped VCR, white lines are rolling on the screen. Remarks • When switched on, the TV needs time to boot up, just as a computer does. Also, the TV’s lamp requires a few moments to heat up to full brightness. • TV Energy Mode is set to Low Power. To change TV Energy Mode to Fast Power On: Press MENU, open the Setup menu, highlight the Fast Power On radio button.
  • Page 115 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued Picture Symptom Screen is black when trying to view digital channels or IEEE 1394 device. 10. DVCR analog/digital problems. 11. Cannot see a picture from a DV Camcorder. Sound (see also NetCommand troubleshooting for A/V receiver setup) Symptom There is no sound even when the volume is turned up. The sound does not match the screen picture. Indicators Symptom Lamp indicator light is a constant red. Lamp indicator light is a flashing yellow. Status indicator light is a steady yellow. Status indicator light is a steady/flashing red. Service is required. Contact your dealer or a Mitsubishi Autho- Memory Card Reader Symptom TV is not responding after pulling out a memory card during playback. Can’t see a thumbnail picture in the JPEG menu, or can’t see a track/song name in the Playlist menu.
  • Page 116 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued IEEE 1394 Recording Symptom Program to be recorded was correctly selected from ChannelView, however, incor- rect program was recorded. Incomplete ChannelView program recorded. ChannelView program recording failed. Cannot record to or from the IEEE 1394 device, including dubbed recordings. IEEE 1394 Devices Symptom Excessive digital artifacts appear when viewing an IEEE 1394 device. D-VHS recordings for digital cable have drop-outs (loss of picture or sound), or no playback. The IEEE 1394 Device is no longer listed in the Input Selection menu. MENU button does not display a menu. Remarks The broadcaster supplied program information that was incorrect and/or was changed after a recording was added to the Record List. Recording device may lack sufficient blank space to make a full recording. • Connection and compatibility issues with IEEE 1394 (FireWire®) digital devices. This may include too many Firewire devices in use at one time, or the recording device not understanding the record command. • Television lost power long enough to lose current clock time. • TV energy Mode was set to Low Power. Change TV Energy mode to Fast Power On. Press MENU, open the Setup menu, highlight the Fast Power On radio button, press ENTER.
  • Page 117 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued IEEE 1394 Devices Symptom There is no audio and video from the IEEE 1394 device. The IEEE 1394 device cannot be selected (is grayed out). All IEEE 1394 devices disappear. An IEEE 1394 device has been plugged in but does not appear in the Input Selection menu (not discovered). Cannot view video from an IEEE 1394 DV camcorder. 10. An IEEE 1394 device is not responding properly. NetCommand Symptom Cannot see the A/V Receiver menu. Remarks • The device is not turned on. Turn the device power on. • No media (tape or disc) is inserted into the device. • The media is blank (has no recording). • The play command failed - Try pressing play again on the device’s remote control or front panel. • The device is already in use (for example, the device is cur- rently recording). • The source is copy-protected or violates copy protection. • The device’s digital video signal is not supported by the TV, as may be the case with an IEEE 1394 signal from a com- puter. Use analog connections instead, if available.
  • Page 118 Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued NetCommand Symptom NetCommand unable to learn specific device keys. The A/V Receiver is the selected audio source but there is no sound. There is no sound when I switch to the A/V receiver in the Input Selection menu, even though I have physically connected the TV to the A/V receiver and learned IR codes for the receiver inputs. There is no sound from the A/V receiver for my DVD player or other surround sound device even though I learned the IR code for the A/V receiver’s DVD input or other input. I’ve selected my DVD player or other surround sound devce in comobination with the TV speak- ers in the Input Selection menu, but hear no sound. TV Guide On Screen (see the separate TV Guide On Screen® Interactive Program Guide User’s Manual for detailed information) Symptom TV Guide On Screen® system shows no program listings.
  • Page 119: Trademark And License Information

    TV Guide On Screen (see the separate TV Guide On Screen® Interactive Program Guide User’s Manual for detailed information) Symptom TV Guide On Screen system does not change channels on the cable box. Trademark and License Information LICENSOR’S SUPPLIERS DO NOT MAKE OR PASS ON TO END USER OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY, ANY EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION ON BEHALF OF SUCH SUPPLIERS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CableCARD™ is a trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. CompactFlash® and CF are trademarks of the CompactFlash Association. DCR™ Certification Logo is a trademark of the Consumer Electronics Association. Digital Light Processing™ and DLP™ are trademarks of Texas Instruments. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories. DTVLink™ Certification Logo is a trademark of the Consumer Electronics Association. Firewire® is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. HDMI™ the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual prop- erty rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other limited pay-per-view uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disas- sembly prohibited.
  • Page 120: Mitsubishi Tv Software

    Mitsubishi TV Software END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR EMBEDDED SOFTWARE IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY: This License Agreement is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or an entity) and Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. (MDEA) for all software pre installed and/or provided along with this television (“Software”). By utilizing this television and Software, you agree to be bound by the terms of this License Agreement. The Software is protected by United States copyright laws and international treaty provisions, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. The Software is licensed, not sold. LICENSE GRANT. MDEA grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right and license to use one copy of the Software only with the 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. Prohibition on Reverse Engineering, Decompilation and Disassembly. The Software contains trade secrets or other proprietary material in its human perceivable form and to protect them, you may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to any human perceivable form, except to the extent that the foregoing restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law. Separation of Components. The Software is licensed as a single product. Its component parts may not be separated for use on more than one TV. No Rental. You may not rent, lease, lend, or sublicense the Software. Trademarks. This License Agreement does not grant you any rights to any trademarks of MDEA. VIOLATIONS. You understand that any use, copying or transfer of the Software, except as permitted pursuant to this License, may subject you to serious criminal and civil penalties including damages and an award to MDEA of attorneys’ fees in connection with any violation of this License. You further understand that you may be held legally responsible for any copyright infringement or other violation of intellectual property rights that is caused, encouraged, or induced by your failure to abide by the terms of the License. This license is effective until terminated, and will terminate immediately without notice from MDEA or judicial resolution if you fail to comply with any provision of this License. COPYRIGHT. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the Software (including but not limited to any images, photographs, animations, video, audio, music, text, and “applets” incorporated into the Software), and any accompanying printed materials are owned by or licensed to MDEA. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the content which may be accessed through use of the Software is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and...
  • Page 121: Mitsubishi Dlp™ Projection Television Limited Warranty

    Mitsubishi DLP™ Projection Television Limited Warranty MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. (“MDEA”) warrants as follows to the original purchaser of this television from an authorized MITSUBISHI Audio/Video Dealer, should it prove defective by reason of against defects arising from improper workmanship and/or material: a. Parts. The lenticular (i.e. front picture) screen is warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the original purchase at retail. The lamp and all other parts (except any software incorporated into this television) are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original purchase at retail. We will repair or replace, at our option, any defective part without charge for the part. Parts used for replacement may be replaced with those of like kind and quality and may be new or remanufactured. Parts used for replacement are war- ranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. b. Embedded Software. MDEA warrants that all software incorporated into this television set (the “Embedded Soft- ware”) will perform in accordance with the functional description of Embedded Software in all material respects, but MDEA does not warrant that the Embedded Software is error-free. MDEA also does not warrant that the Embedded Software will be compatible under IEEE 1394 AV/C and HAVi software standards with products produced by any other manufacturer. The limited warranty contained in this section shall continue for a period of one (1) year from the date of the original purchase at retail. If, after prompt notice within the warranty period, MDEA determines that the Embedded Software has failed to perform in accordance with such functional description in all material respects and if such failure is not due to accident, misuse, modification or misapplication of the Embedded Software, then MDEA shall modify or replace the nonconforming Embedded Software at no charge to you, which at MDEA’s sole discretion may be fulfilled by means of modification or replacement software contained on a replacement memory card for Customer installation. The foregoing shall be MDEA’s sole obligation to you under this limited warranty. All rights under this limited warranty on the Embedded Software also subject to your acceptance of and compliance with the terms of the Software License Agreement applicable to this television, and this limited warranty on the Embedded Software shall be null and void if the Embedded Software is modified or changed in any manner except as specifically authorized by MDEA. c. Labor. For thirty (30) days after the original purchase at retail, we will repair or replace, at our option, the lenticular screen if it proves defective. For certain items that are designed to be replaced by the consumer, including (but not limited to) some 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. d. Notice. To obtain warranty service, you must notify an authorized MITSUBISHI service center of any defect within the applicable warranty time period.
  • Page 122 d. To obtain a replacement lamp, order the lamp directly from the MDEA Parts Department at (800) 553-7278. 2. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER: a. Up to .01% pixel outages (small dot picture elements that are dark or incorrectly illuminated). b. Damage to the lenticular screen or Fresnel lens, screen frame, cosmetic damage or to any other damage where such damage is caused by unauthorized modification, alteration, repairs to or service of the product by anyone other than an authorized MITSUBISHI service center; physical abuse to or misuse of the product (including any failure to carry out any maintenance as described in the Owner’s Guide including air filter cleaning or any product damaged by exces- sive physical or electrical stress); any products that have had a serial number or any part thereof altered, defaced or removed; product use in any manner contrary to the Owner’s Guide; freight damage; or any damage caused by acts of God or other factors beyond the reasonable control of MDEA, such as power surge damage caused by electrical system or lightning. This limited warranty also excludes service calls where no defect in the product covered under this warranty is found, service calls related to unsatisfactory audio or visual reception or signal unless caused by a defect in the product that is covered under this limited warranty, all costs, expenses or any other damages arising from product installation, or set-ups, any adjustments of user controls (including contrast, brightness, color, tint, fine tuning, sharp- ness), other adjustment necessary to prepare the unit for display or use, connection with any external audio receiver, antenna, cable or satellite systems, or service of products purchased or serviced outside the U.S.A. Please consult the operating instructions contained in the Owner’s Guide furnished with the product for information regarding user con- trols. 3. ANY EXPRESS WARRANTY NOT PROVIDED HEREIN, AND ANY REMEDY WHICH, BUT FOR THIS PROVISION, MIGHT ARISE BY IMPLICATION OR OPERATION OF LAW, IS HEREBY EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO A TERM OF ONE YEAR. 4. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL MDEA BE LIABLE TO PURCHASER OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE. 5. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental, special, or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. 6. This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. 9351 Jeronimo Road Irvine, CA 92618-1904...
  • Page 123: Index

    Index A/V Discs 85 A/V Memory Reset. See Reset A/V Receiver Adding NetCommand Control 44 Connecting 27 A/V Reset. See Reset Adjust Keys (Up/Down/Left/Right) 48, Anamorphic Picture Format 81 DVD Definitions 54 Playback 81 Antenna Adjusting and the Signal Strength Meter 64 Connecting 23 Antenna Inputs (ANT 1/MAIN, ANT 2/ AUX) 16 Audio/Video Menu 61, 72 Audio Settings 72 Auto Input Sensing 38 Back Panel (illustrated) 16, 17 Batteries 35 CableCARD™ 13, 16, 18, 37 and TV Energy Mode 38 Cable Box and the Remote Control 48, 101 Connecting 22, 25, 28 IEEE 1394 29 Camcorder 115 Connecting (Analog) 28 DV (Digital Video) 117 IEEE 1394 30 Power 29 Captions Menu 61, 66 Channels. See also FAV...
  • Page 124 Mute Audio and Closed Captions 66 and status Display 51 MUTE key 48 Video Mute 72 NetCommand® A/V Receiver Control 42 Compared to Programming the Remote Control 101 Description 13, 40 Initial Setup 40 Input Selection Menu 78 IR Emitters 31 Menu 42, 62 Specialized Device Keys 41 Noise Reduction (Video) 74 Parental Lock Bypassing 95 Front Panel Lock 68 V-Chip Ratings 71 Pass Code Resetting 95 Setting 68 PAUSE Key 48 and Memory Cards 56 PerfectColor 74, 75 PerfectTint™ 74, 75 Personal Computer 83 and Display Formats 54 Connecting 89 Remove the Computer Icon 88 Setup 88 Picture Quality and Connection Types 20 and Film Mode 72 Troubleshooting 114, 115 Power Consumption 38, 98 Power On/Off 35, 114...
  • Page 126 For questions, call Consumer Relations at remote controls, lamp cartridges, or Owner’s Guides Visit our website at Demo Mode This TV has a demo mode for use in retail stores. Demo mode causes the TV to display a series of screens outlining the TV’s features. To turn off demo mode: 1. Press MENU. 2. When the Main menu appears with Setup high- lighted, press ENTER. 3. When the Setup menu opens, press to highlight the on-screen Demo Mode Off button. 4. Press ENTER. © 2006 Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. 853B541A70v2 Website: E-mail:

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