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LCD FLAT PANEL HDTV MODELS 133 Series LT-40133, LT-46133, LT-52133 134 Series LT-40134 144 Series LT-46144, LT-52144 OWNER’S GUIDE • For questions: Visit our website at www.mitsubishi-tv.com. E-mail us at MDEAservice@mdea.com. Call Consumer Relations at 800-332-2119. • For information on System Reset, please see the back cover.
WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. FCC Declaration of Conformity Product: LCD HDTV Display Models: LT-40133, LT-46133, LT-52133 LT-40134 LT-46144, LT-52144 Responsible Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Party: America, Inc.
TV Guide Daily Access Requirements (model LT-40134 only) TV Guide Daily listings are not provided by Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. Operation of TV Guide Daily requires over-the-air or direct cable (no cable box) access to stations carrying TV Guide Daily program list- ings.
Important Safeguards Please read the following safeguards for your TV and retain for future reference. Always follow all warnings and instructions marked on the television. 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.
Cable Management All models come with (2) cable ties and (1) cable clamp that help keep cables properly organized and con- nected. This is especially important when the manual swivel feature is used. The TV comes with (1) Cable Tie already attached (see illustration below).
To order a Wall Mounting Kit, please contact Peerless Industries, Inc. at (800) 473-3753 or visit www.peerless- mounts.com. • For TV Models LT-40133 and LT-40134, use wall mounting kit Model ST635. • For TV Models LT-46133, LT-46144, LT-52133, and LT-52144, use wall mounting kit Model ST650.
Television Overview Package Contents Please take a moment to review the following list of items to ensure that you have received everything. 1. Remote Control 2. Two AA Batteries 3. Owner’s Guide 4. Quick Reference Guide 5. Quick Connect Guide 6.
NetCommand for HDMI Devices (all models) Some newer HDMI devices may be compatible with the TV’s NetCommand for HDMI feature. Compatible devices can receive control signals through the HDMI connection. The TV’s remote control may be able to operate some functions of these devices without any further setup.
TV Side Panel The side panel contains TV control buttons and addi- tional input jacks. System Reset Button (see more information below) See chapter 4, Side Panel “TV Operation Buttons. and Features” (duplicates some of the keys on the TV remote control) Side Panel Jacks.
TV Back Panel TV Back Cover Label for Back Panel #2 Back Panel #2 ANT 2/AUX ANT 1/MAIN LT-40134, LT-46144, and LT-52144 models only 1. ANT 1/MAIN, ANT 2/AUX (Antenna) If you are connecting an antenna or direct cable without a cable box, connect the main antenna or cable source to ANT 1/MAIN.
TV Back Panel, continued 5. INPUT 1, 2 (Audio and Video) INPUT 1 and 2 can be used to connect a VCR, Super VHS (S-VHS) VCR, DVD player, standard satellite receiver, or other A/V device to the TV. Each TV INPUT group consists of jacks for composite video, S-Video, and analog stereo audio.
TV Set-Up Guidelines for Setting Up and Using Your New Widescreen TV Getting Started 1. Review the important safety, installation, and oper- ating information at the beginning of this book. 2. Choose a location for your TV. • Allow at least four inches of space on all sides of the TV to help prevent overheating.
Parental Locks. Restrict TV viewing (by • program rating, by channel, or by time of day) and disable side panel controls. See the Lock > Parent menu, the Lock > Side Panel menu, and Setup > Edit > Lock. Video Settings. Change video adjustments to •...
Initial TV Setup, continued Change the Menu Language Choose to display on-screen menus in either English or Spanish (Español). Select a menu language in the Setup menu. 1. With the Setup menu displayed, press light the Language icon. to highlight either English or Spanish. 2.
Setting Up TV Inputs, continued 1. See chapter 3, “TV Connections,” for recommen- dations on connecting your devices. 2. Connect your devices to the TV, making note of which TV input is used for each device. The TV and the devices can be either on or off when connecting.
Using the TV with a Personal Computer Connecting a Computer to the TV Use one of the connection methods listed below based on your computer’s video output. Computer Video Connection Video Output Digital DVI DVI-to-HDMI cable or an HDMI cable with an HDMI-to-DVI adapter Note: If the computer’s audio output is a single mini jack, a mini audio-to-RCA-male “Y”...
Using the TV with a Personal Computer Computer Video Adjustments 1. Power on the computer if it is not already on. 2. Select PC from the Input Selection menu. To do this, press INPUT to open the Input Selection menu, move the highlight to the PC icon, and press ENTER.
TV Connections Before you Begin Auto Input Sensing The TV’s Auto Input Sensing feature automatically rec- ognizes most connections and prompts you to identify the type of device connected. See chapter 2, “TV Setup,” for more on Auto Input Sensing. Connection Types Review the connection types available on your input devices and use inputs that will give the best video...
HDMI Device (Cable Box, Satellite Receiver, DVD Player, or Other Device) Required: HDMI-to-HDMI cable. Connect an HDMI cable from the TV back panel #2 to the HDMI device output. HDMI devices provide video and audio through the single cable. Mitsubishi recommends you use category 2 HDMI cables to connect HDMI 1.3 source devices.
Direct Cable (no cable box) It is very important to connect the incoming Cable-TV cable directly (no cable box) to ANT 1/MAIN. Connect the primary incoming coaxial lead cable to ANT 1/MAIN on the TV back panel #2. 2. For an optional secondary antenna source, connect an antenna (or cable) to ANT 2/AUX.
DVD Player with Component Video Component video cables and analog audio cables are required. 1. Connect the component video cables from Y Pb Pr VIDEO OUT on the back of the DVD player to the COMPONENT INPUTS jacks on the TV back panel #1, matching the green, blue, and red colored con- nections.
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. Connect the incoming cable or antenna to IN on the RF splitter. 2. Connect one coaxial cable from OUT on the RF splitter to ANTENNA IN on the VCR back panel.
VCR to a Cable Box (Audio & Video) Required: Two coaxial cables, right and left audio cables, S-Video or composite video cable, plus cables required to connect the TV to the cable box. Connect the incoming coaxial cable to CABLE IN on the cable box.
A/V Receiver (Sound System) Most setups require either a digital audio cable or analog stereo audio cables. The TV makes all audio available in digital and analog formats: Analog audio coming into the TV is available as output in digital stereo format on the DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT jack (TV back panel #2).
Camcorder Inputs on the side of the TV offer the most convenient way to connect a camcorder. If your TV model does not have a side input matching the camcorder’s output, use one of the matching jacks on the back of the TV. Jacks on the TV side panel offer the most convenient way to...
TV Operation and Features Choosing a Viewing Source Input Selection menu Choose a viewing source from the Input Selection menu. The current TV input appears as a full-color icon in this menu. Press INPUT to display the Input Selection menu. If there are only two inputs to the TV, INPUT switches between them without displaying the menu.
Remote Control 1. POWER: Turns TV power on and off. 2. Slide Switch: Selects the A/V device to be con- trolled by the remote control. Set the slide switch to TV for operation of the TV and NetCommand- controlled devices. Control of additional devices requires programing (see Appendix D, “Program- ming the Remote Control.”...
Remote Control, continued Record/Playback Keys Use any of these methods to enable the recording and playback commands: • Program the remote control for your DVR, VCR, or DVD player/recorder and set the slide switch to VCR, DVD, CABLE/SAT, or AUDIO as appropriate. •...
Status Display Press the INFO key to see the on-screen status display. The most common displays are shown here. Seldom or never do all the status indi- cators appear at the same time. On-screen status display. Sample information shown for a digital program source. Analog Sources Source antenna or input Analog channel being received (antenna sources only)
Fav (Favorite Channels) Use the six Fav channel banks to store groups of your favorite channels from ANT 1 and ANT 2. You can set up a Fav channel bank for each of your favorite program types or set up a bank for each TV user. You may prefer to perform Fav channel setup from a menu.
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.
4. TV Operation and Features TV Display Formats See descriptions on the preceding page.
Viewing Camera Files JPEG Photos and the USB Photo Port 1. Connect your digital camera or USB drive to the USB Photo port on the side of the TV. If using a camera, power it on and set it to playback mode. The USB Photo menu displays while files are still being read.
Slide Show Use these keys during the slide show: Keys for JPEG Picture Slide Show Begin or resume slide show playback Pause or resume playback while in auto- matic advance mode. Advance to the next slide. ENTER Go to the previous slide. FORMAT Rotate the slide clockwise in 90˚...
TV Menu Settings Main Menu Press MENU on the remote control to open the Main menu. Icon Menu Name and Description AV Menu Captions Menu Setup Menu Inputs Menu Lock Menu Remote Control Keys for the TV Menu System The following keys help you use the menu system. Some keys are duplicated on the TV’s side panel. MENU EXIT (Adjust Left/Right Keys) •...
AV Menu An on-screen slider displays when making some audio and video adjustments. Numeric values represented on the slider range from 0 (minimum) to 63 (maximum), with 31 as the mid-point. Important: You should name the input before you adjust the Audio/Video settings. These settings are returned to default when change the input name.
Video Menu To make video adjustments: • From the Video menu: 1. Press to highlight an option 2. Press to make an adjustment 3. Press MENU to return to the AV menu. • While watching TV: Press the VIDEO key repeatedly to display the video option you want to change.
Audio Menu To make audio adjustments: • From the Audio menu: 1. Press to highlight an option. 2. Press to display the submenu and adjust. 3. Press MENU to return to the AV menu. While watching TV: Press the AUDIO key repeatedly •...
Captions Menu Captions on Analog Channels The TV can decode captions from ANT 1/ANT 2 and INPUT 1/INPUT 2. Broadcasters can send either stan- dard closed captions or text service. Standard closed captions follow the dialogue of the program and display in a small section of the screen.
Setup Menu Use the Setup menu to: • Select English or Spanish for menus and on-screen text. • Scan the channels available for the antenna or cable service connected to the ANT 1 or ANT 2 jacks. • Edit channel options, including channel locking. •...
Setup Menu, continued Setup Menu Options Use the Edit menu to edit channel options when ANT 1 or ANT 2 is the current source, To highlight a channel number to edit: Press CH/PAGE • Edit speed through pages. • Press to move through all channel numbers, one at a time.
Setup Menu, continued Use either the manual or auto method to set the clock. Set the clock if you wish to: • Use the TV’s Timer function. • Maintain accurate ChannelView listings. Setup Menu Options Settings Clock Time (Manual option only) Date (Manual option only)
Setup Menu, continued Use the Timer to set a time for the TV to turn on auto- matically. Use this menu to set a day, time, input, and channel for the Timer. If the TV is already on at the requested time, the TV will automatically tune to the designated channel.
Inputs Menu Note: • NetCommand IR control of home theater devices is available on LT-40134, LT-46144, and LT-52144 models only. • When you change an input name in the Name menu and then exit the Name menu: The name is changed The icon in the Input Selection menu is changed Audio/Video settings are changed to the defaults for the new device type.
Set Up TV Guide Daily Setup of the TV Guide Daily system is optional. 1. Display the Inputs > Guide menu to display TV Guide Daily setup options. 2. To enable the TV Guide Daily system, highlight On. If you wish to disable the system, highlight Off. Inputs >...
Lock Menu TV locks available from the Lock menu are: Lock by Ratings Parent Restrict access to programming based on V-Chip rating signals sent by the broadcaster. Other Lock by Time Time Restrict TV use by time of day. Lock Side Panel Disable the controls on the side Side panel of the TV.
Lock Menu, continued Parent Menu Options (U.S.-based rating system) Option Name and Description Lock Off, On Disables or enables program blocking based on V-Chip signals and the U.S. rating system. TV-Y Youth. For children under 7. Rating TV-Y7 Youth 7 and older. TV-G General Audience.
Lock Menu, continued Other Menu Options (alternate rating system) This TV can recognize new rating systems that may come into effect in the future. The Other option remains grayed out until the TV receives a signal using an alternate rating system. Such alternate rating systems will apply to digital programming only.
NetCommand About NetCommand • This chapter applies to LT-40134, LT-46144, and LT-52144 models only. • The IR “Learning” feature of NetCommand allows the TV to learn the remote control signals for your A/V devices • NetCommand setup is optional. • You can perform NetCommand setup when the TV first recognizes a device during Auto Input Sensing or at any convenient time afterward.
IR Emitter Placement (NetCommand) An IR emitter cable is included with LT-40134, LT-46144, and LT-52144 TV models only. The NetCommand system uses emitters connected to the IR EMITTER jack to control other devices such as DVD players, cable boxes, satellite receivers, and VCRs. Connect the plug end of the supplied IR emitter cable to the IR EMITTER NetCommand TV back panel #2 (in recessed area).
Initial NetCommand Setup for Most Devices To perform this procedure, you need: • The remote controls for both the TV and the device you want to control. • The IR emitter cable supplied with the TV. Note: To set up an A/V receiver, see “Set Up NetCommand Control of an A/V Receiver”...
NetCommand Specialized Device Keys Refer to this chart when “learning” device keys. “Learn” some, all, or none of the keys used for each device type. The chart has space for you to write in functions you assign to the F1–F4 keys. Key Name in Function Learning Screen...
Operating NetCommand-Controlled Devices To Control Most Device Types As an example of NetCommand control, if you are watching your cable box and you wish to tune to the next channel higher, press CH/PAGE then sends the “learned” channel-up control signal to the cable box.
Operating NetCommand-Controlled Devices, continued Key Name in Special Operation Description and Setup Learning Screen Guide Displaying the Disc Menu (DVD or high-defini- tion disc format) “Learn” the DISC MENU, TOP MENU, or other key as named on the original remote in the Guide learning position.
Setting Up NetCommand Control of an A/V Receiver Perform this setup to: • Operate the A/V receiver’s power and volume functions with the TV’s remote control. • Enable the A/V receiver to switch automatically to the correct audio input when you select a device in the TV’s Input Selection menu.
Setting Up NetCommand Control of an A/V Receiver, continued Setup to Control Automatic Switching of A/V Receiver Audio Inputs Two different setups are described here: Setup 1: Automatic A/V Receiver Switching to TV Audio Input. Setup 2: Automatic A/V Receiver Switching for a device sending audio directly to the A/V receiver.
Setting Up NetCommand Control of an A/V Receiver, continued • If the text stops flashing before the check mark appears, repeat this step. To erase the IR code just “learned,” press CANCEL • while the name is highlighted. 5. Press to highlight the name Input1.
Setting Up NetCommand Control of an A/V Receiver, continued 5. Press to highlight the name Input2. Assign a custom name that matches the input name dis- played on the A/V receiver. For this example, enter the custom name DVD using the guidelines given earlier.
14.2/5.7 Picture Technology and Power Consumption Item Specifications Color active matrix LCD, 1920 x 1080 dots, LCD Screen 16:9 aspect ratio LT-40133/40134: Direct Type 22 CCFL Backlight LT-46133/46144/52133/52144: Direct Type 24 CCFL LT-40133/40134: 250 w Power LT-46133/46144: 270 w LT-52133/52144: 340 w Channel Over-the-Air: VHF 2–13, UHF 14–69...
Appendix B: 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, view a locked channel, cancel the lock, or enter the Lock menus.
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Appendix C: TV Guide Daily “Active” Selection Source and Channel Information Clock Video Window Ad Panel Channel Call Letters This appendix explains the free TV Guide Daily service (available on model LT-40134 only). This optional service provides the following features: •...
Appendix C: TV Guide Daily Navigating the Guide Guide navigation is easy - a “highlight” is moved around the screen, using the TV Remote CH/PAGE buttons. The highlight indicates the currently “active” tile (location) in the Guide. Help and program information is accessed with INFO.
Appendix C: TV Guide Daily Modify Guide Setup From the Guide Setup screen, you can change channel lineup, change channel display settings, and view setup progress (e.g., when the next listings update will occur). To select channel lineup: You can view or change (if more than one available) the channel lineup, using the following procedure: •...
TV Guide Daily Troubleshooting Tips Symptom 1 When I enter the Guide I see a Setup Progress screen. 2 Listing reads “Listings Pending.” 3 Tiles in Listing read “No Listing” or “Title Unavailable.” 4 Tiles in Listing read “Turned Off.” 5 There are repeated (or missing) time slots in the Listings.
Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control This appendix explains programming the TV’s remote control to operate other A/V devices. This is distinct from NetCommand control. The TV’s remote control can operate other devices by three different methods: • Remote Control Programming: You must move the slide switch to the position specific to the type of device.
Appendix D: Programming the Remote Control, continued Programming the Remote Control 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.
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 Reset Name When to Use...
Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued Reset Name When to Use Side Panel Lock To re-enable the side- Release panel controls after activation of the Side Panel Lock System Reset If the TV does not turn on or off, does not respond to the remote control or side panel buttons, or has audio but no video.
Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued General TV Operation Symptom The TV remote control does not work. The TV remote POWER button blinks five times. TV does not respond to the remote control or to side panel controls and TV will not power on or off.
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 TV turned itself off and the light on the front panel started to blink.
Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued Picture Symptom Picture from an HDMI input is noisy (poor quality). The image from a computer appears dis- torted when viewed on the TV. Sound (see also NetCommand troubleshooting for A/V receiver setup) Symptom There is no sound even when the volume is turned up.
Appendix E: Troubleshooting, continued NetCommand (LT-40134, LT-46144, and LT-52144 models only) Symptom Cannot see the menu from the A/V Receiver. 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 using the Speaker setting in the AV menu, even though I have physically...
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Index A/V Memory Reset 77 A/V Receiver Adding NetCommand Control 56, 57, 58, 59 and the TV Speakers 39 and TV’s Remote Control 56, 69 Audio Lock 70 Codes 71 Connecting 11, 12, 25, 57 Controlling Sound Volume 16 A/V Reset 10, 77 Adjust Keys (Up/Down/Left/Right) 28, 36 Anamorphic Picture Format 32...
PAUSE Key 28 PerfectColor 37 PerfectTint 37 Photo Viewing 35 Picture AV Menu Controls 37 Format Displays 33 Picture Quality and Film Mode Troubleshooting 80 Picture Mode 38 Power Consumption Energy Mode 44 Power On/Off Troubleshooting 80 QV Key (QuickView™) 28 and FAV Key 31 Remote Control Keys and Functions 28, 29...