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  • Page 1

    Projec t ion Television O w n e r ’ s G u i d e WS - 4 8 515 WS - 5 5 515 WS - 5 5 615 WS - 5 5 615A TV Information: Use this space to record the model and serial numbers of your television. This information is on the back of your TV.

  • Page 2

    CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user of the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1 Television Overview TV Accessories ...8 Special Features ...8 Front Control Panel ...9 Back Panel ...10 Important Notes ...12 Chapter 2 Connecting External Devices & NetCommand® Setup ...14 Wall Outlet Cable or Cable Box ...15 Single Analog Antenna...16 Separate UHF and VHF Antennas ...16 VCR Video and Audio to an Antenna or Wall Outlet Cable ...17 VCR Video and Audio to a Cable Box...18...

  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    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. 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.

  • Page 5: Replacement Parts

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS 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.

  • Page 6: Our Thanks

    Our Thanks... Thank you for choosing Mitsubishi as your premier Home Entertainment provider. This Owner’s Guide describes the features and functions of your Mitsubishi widescreen, high definition TV. We urge you to examine this Owner’s Guide to become familiar with the innovative features and operations this unique television offers.

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    Chapter . . . Television Overview TV Accessories ...8 Special Features...8 Front Control Panel ...9 Back Panel ... 10 Important Notes ... 12...

  • Page 8: Tv Accessories

    TV Accessories Please take a moment to review the following list of items to ensure that you have received everything including 1. Remote Control ��� ��� 2. Two AAA Batteries 3. One Digital Audio Cable (sends the audio of digital channels to a digital A/V receiver).

  • Page 9: Front Control Panel

    Front Control Panel SYSTEM POWER RESET TIMER ADJUST Front Panel WS-48515, WS-55515, WS-65515, WS-65515A SYSTEM POWER RESET TIMER Front Panel WS-55615, WS-55615A, WS-65615, WS-65615A, WS-73615 Except for SYSTEM RESET and TIMER, all of the buttons on the Front Control Panel (highlighted in gray) are duplicated on the remote control.

  • Page 10: Back Panel

    Back Panel ANT-2 ANT-1 MAIN DIGITAL SERVICE IEEE1394 AUDIO INPUT/OUTPUT PORT (DTV/CABLE /VHF/UHF) – – 1. IEEE-1394 Input/Output Use these jacks to connect the TV to external IEEE 1394 digital products by means of a single cable. There are two jacks on the back panel for all models. For WS-55615, WS-55615A, WS-65615, WS-65615A and WS-73615 there is an additional jack on the front panel.

  • Page 11: Ir Output-netcommand

    Back Panel, continued is a nationwide standard system that allows your local cable TV provider to supply you with an access card customized to your account. This card allows the TV to receive, decode and unscramble the premium digital channels included in your cable TV subscription without the use of a cable box.

  • Page 12: Important Notes

    IMPORTANT NOTES Warning: Do not leave stationary PIP/POP, or letterbox images on the screen for extended periods of time. Mix the types of pictures shown. Uneven picture tube aging is NOT covered by your warranty. The normal use of a TV should include a mixture of TV picture types. The most frequently used picture types should fill the screen with constantly moving images rather than stationary images or patterns.

  • Page 13

    Chapter . . . Connecting External Devices & NetCommand® Setup ...14 Wall Outlet Cable or Cable Box...15 Single Analog Antenna or Separate UHF and VHF Antennas ...16 VCR Video and Audio to an Antenna or Wall Outlet Cable ...17 VCR Video and Audio to a Cable Box ...18 A/V Receiver or Stereo System ...19 Satellite Receiver or Other Device with S-Video...19 DVD Player with Component Video ...20...

  • Page 14: External Devices & Netcommand® Setup

    Connecting External Devices & NetCommand NetCommand is able to control many current audio and video devices by sending remote control signals from the TV to each device through IR emitters. Additionally, it is able to learn the remote control signals used by most audio video devices not already in the TV’s memory.

  • Page 15: Wall Outlet Cable Or Cable Box

    Connecting a Wall Outlet Cable or Cable Box Wall Outlet Cable (can be used with a CableCARD™) Figure 1 It is very important to connect the incoming cable for your primary viewing source to ANT-1, especially for CableCARD™ use. 1. Connect the primary incoming coaxial lead cable to ANT-1 MAIN on the TV back panel.

  • Page 16: Single Analog Antenna

    Connecting a Single Analog Antenna or Separate UHF and VHF Antennas Single Antenna (not for use with CableCARD™) Figure 3 A 300-Ohm to 75-Ohm transformer is required. This is not included with the TV. For antennas with twin flat lead 1.

  • Page 17: Vcr Video And Audio To An Antenna Or Wall Outlet Cable

    Connecting VCR Video and Audio to an Antenna or Wall Outlet Cable VCR to Antenna or Wall Outlet Cable Figure 5 A two-way RF splitter, 3 coaxial cables, right and left audio cables and S-Video or Video cables are required. These are not included with the TV.

  • Page 18: Vcr Video And Audio To A Cable Box

    Connecting VCR Video and Audio to a Cable Box VCR to a Cable Box Figure 6 A two-way RF splitter, 4 coaxial cables, right and left audio cables and an S-Video or Video cable are required. These are not included with the TV. 1.

  • Page 19: A/v Receiver Or Stereo System

    Connecting an A/V Receiver or Stereo System or a Satellite Receiver or Other Device with S-Video A/V Receiver or Stereo System Figure 7 A digital audio cable and stereo audio cables are required. The digital audio cable is provided. The stereo audio cables are not included with the TV.

  • Page 20: Dvd Player With Component Video

    Connecting a DVD Player with Component Video or DVI Device DVD Player with Component Video Figure 9 Component video cables and audio cables are required. These are not included with the TV. 1. Connect component video cables from Y/Pr/Pb VIDEO OUT on the back of the DVD player to COMPONENT-1 on the TV back panel, matching the correct connection: •...

  • Page 21: Hdmi Device

    Connecting an HDMI Device or External DTV Receiver with Component Video HDMI Device Figure 11 An HDMI-to-HDMI cable is required. This is not included with the TV. It may be available at your local electronics retailer Connect an HDMI cable from the TV back panel to the HDMI device output.

  • Page 22: Ir Emitter Netcommand

    Connecting the IR Emitter NetCommand IR Emitter NetCommand ® Figure 13 A quadruple IR Emitter cable is included with the TV. The emitters connected to these jacks are used by the NetCommand system to control other devices such as VCR, DVD players, Cable boxes and Satellite receivers. 1.

  • Page 23: Ieee 1394 Devices

    Connecting IEEE 1394 Devices 4-Pin Style vs. 6-Pin Style There are two different types of connectors used for IEEE 1394 terminals and cables, a 4-pin and a 6-pin style. The 4-pin connector sends digital audio signals, digital video signals and digital control signals back and forth between devices.

  • Page 24: Ieee 1394 Device Connection Styles

    IEEE 1394 Device Connection Styles Connection Styles There are two different connection styles that can be used when connecting IEEE 1394 devices. Use the style that fits your network of audio/video products. Direct Device-To-Device Style The IEEE 1394 offers you the capability to chain devices, unlike previous audio and video connections where you had to individually connect each device directly to the TV.

  • Page 25: Cablecard™ Definition And Initial Screen Display

    CableCARD™ Definition and Initial Screen Display 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 the TV to receive, decode and unscramble the premium digital channels included in your cable TV subscription, without the use of a cable box.

  • Page 26: Helpful Hints

    Connecting: Helpful Hints 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. There are two solutions: 1. Connect the single set of stereo audio outputs to the TV only. Use Edit NetCommand® to change the setup of this device.

  • Page 27

    ® NetCommand Setup and Editing NetCommand® Pre-Memorized Devices ...28 Remote Control Functions: Overview ...29 Remote Control Functions: Operation, Care, Sleep Timer ...30 NetCommand® OnScreen Buttons ...31 3D Graphical Menu System...32 NetCommand® Initial Setup ...33 Edit NetCommand® Adding an A/V Receiver...35 Adding Devices...38 Changing, Deleting Devices, Finish Screen ...42 Device Selection Menu ...43...

  • Page 28: Netcommand® Pre-memorized Devices

    NetCommand® Pre-Memorized Devices Below is a list of several manufacturers devices tested and shown to be compatible with NetCommand. These devices can be controlled without changing the setting of the remote control from TV to another product. NetCommand may be able to operate additional models since many manufacturers use the same control signals to operate some or all of the models they offer.

  • Page 29: Remote Control Functions: Overview

    Remote Control Functions: Overview Figure 1, following page Slide Switch: Selects A/V product to be controlled by the remote control. Numbers: Individually selects channels or enters information into menus. POWER: Turns power on and off for TV and other A/V products. SQV (SuperQuickView™): Scans through memorized lists of favorite channels.

  • Page 30: Remote Control Functions:operation, Care, Sleep Timer

    Remote Control Functions:Operation, Care, Sleep Timer CABLE/DBS/DTV AUDIO POWER GUIDE SLEEP VIDEO DEVICE CHANNEL VOLUME AUDIO MUTE ENTER CANCEL EXCH ADJUST TV MENU DEVICE MENU PIP CH V-CHIP PIP /POP HOME FORMAT PIP DEVICE INFO STOP PAUSE CONNECT REW/REV PLAY FF/FWD Figure 1.

  • Page 31: Netcommand® Onscreen Buttons

    NetCommand® On-Screen Buttons To use the TV’s NetCommand feature, the manufacturers of the devices that are connected to the television need to be defined during the Initial NetCommand setup. The TV can also learn the remote control IR code signals for most non-defined devices.

  • Page 32: Graphical Menu System

    3D Graphical Your TV also has Mitsubishi’s exclusive 3D Graphical screen information for menu choices and changes, using the TV’s remote control. Menu Screens A picture (icon) will be highlighted on the menu screen when selected with the ADJUST arrows. You may then make changes within the menu or access sub-menus, if available.

  • Page 33: Netcommand® Initial Setup

    NetCommand Initial Setup ® You may use your TV without setting up NetCommand. You may also set up NetCommand at a later time by choosing NetCommand from the Main menu, then selecting Initial. Welcome Screen Figure 1 When you first turn on your TV, the Welcome screen displays and asks you to select either English or Spanish as the language for the on-screen menus.

  • Page 34: Finish Screen

    NetCommand ® Initial Setup, continued Review Screen Figure 4 After you have made your device choices, the Review Screen will display. It is important to review the settings to ensure that they are correct. If necessary, you can use <Back to return to the Device Setup screen to make changes.

  • Page 35: Edit Netcommand® Adding An A/v Receiver

    Edit NetCommand®, Adding an A/V Receiver A/V Receiver Screen Figure 6 If your A/V Receiver manufacturer was not listed, and you selected “None” during the initial NetCommand Setup you may add the A/V Receiver and have NetCommand learn its remote controls functions. Either select Edit from the Finish screen or if you have finished the initial setup, go to the Main menu, select NetCommand, then press ENTER.

  • Page 36

    Edit NetCommand A/V Receiver Input Learn Screen Figure 8 NetCommand can now learn the remote control signals used to select each input on the A/V Receiver. 1. Press ADJUST on the TV remote to select the check box for each function to be learned. 2.

  • Page 37: Monitor Out To Avr Screen

    Edit NetCommand Name Screen Figure 10 The Name screen allows you to change the default name for the A/V Receiver to a custom name of up to eight characters (including a blank space), selecting from letters, numbers, and nine different characters. Using the TV’s remote, press ADJUST each letter, then press ENTER to move to the next position.

  • Page 38: Adding Devices

    Edit NetCommand Mitsubishi’s NetCommand allows you to edit your home theater configuration. You can add new devices, change device settings and connections, delete devices and learn remote control IR signals not already in NetCommand memory. Edit NetCommand Figure 13 If you selected Edit when you were at the Finish screen, the Edit NetCommand screen displays.

  • Page 39: Device Screen

    Edit NetCommand Add Screen Figure 14 Select “Add” from the Edit NetCommand screen, and the New Device screen will display. Select the device type that you would like to add. You may add your A/V Receiver (if not added in Initial setup) Cable Box, Camcorder, DBS, DVD, Laser Disc and VCR.

  • Page 40

    Edit NetCommand®, Adding Devices, continued [Device] Learn Screen Figure 16 Shown only if “Learn” was selected (Figure 15) 1. Press ADJUST to select the check box for each function to be learned. 2. Press ENTER and the function name will begin to flash to confirm the ready-to-learn status.

  • Page 41: Rf Connection For Cable Screen

    Edit NetCommand The screens described below may not be necessary for your device setup. If it does not display automatically on- screen, it is not required. Connection for [Device] Screen Figure 19 This screen allows the TV to learn the connection between device(s) and input(s).

  • Page 42: Changing, Deleting Devices, Finish Screen

    Edit NetCommand Change Screen Figure 23 Selecting Change from the Setup menu screen, displays the Change screen. To change a device, select the device by name, not type. You can change the name or input connections to the TV and A/V Receiver. If “Other”...

  • Page 43: Device Selection Menu

    Device Selection Menu When you press DEVICE on the TV’s remote control, the Device Selection menu (Figure 26) displays. If NetCommand® has not been set up, the Device Selection menu allows you to select an input for viewing. If NetCommand is set up, the Device Selection menu allows you to select the device for viewing, select audio from the TV speakers or A/V Receiver, power compatible devices On or Off, and verify the destination of signals.

  • Page 44: Using The Device Menu Button To Display Menus

    Using the Device Menu Button to Display Menus Device Menu Pressing the remote control’s DEVICE MENU button displays the menu for the current device source. IR Controlled Devices/IEEE 1394 Menus For a NetCommand compatible traditional IR controlled or an IEEE 1394 device, pressing DEVICE MENU once or twice will display the menu for that device.

  • Page 45

    IEEE 1394 Devices and NetCommand® Controlled Recordings Adding IEEE 1394 Devices Automatically ...46 IEEE 1394 Compatibility ...48 Using the Guide Button to Display ChannnelView™ and Menus ...49 NetCommand® Controlled Recordings...50 Direct VCR Recording...52 NetCommand® Controlled Peer-to-Peer Connections ...53 Important Notes ...54 Chapter .

  • Page 46: Adding Ieee 1394 Devices Automatically

    Adding IEEE 1394 Devices Automatically Adding IEEE 1394 Devices Automatically When an IEEE 1394 device is connected into the TV network and is powered On, the new device will automatically announce its presence. This process is called device discovery and can take up to 1 minute. Some non-audio/video or non-compatible IEEE 1394 devices, such as Personal Computers (PCs), may not announce their presence to the TV.

  • Page 47: Connection Screen

    Adding IEEE 1394 Devices Automatically, continued IEEE 1394 Device Type Screen Figures 3 and 4 If the new IEEE 1394 device is also connected using analog inputs, you will need to define the device type. Select the type of device, such as a VCR. Once the device type is selected, then the Device screen is displayed so the manufacturer can be selected.

  • Page 48: Ieee 1394 Devices Compatibility

    IEEE 1394 Devices Compatibility Compatible IEEE 1394 Devices It is possible to connect devices to the TV that have IEEE 1394 connectors but are not compatible with the TV or with ® the NetCommand control system. Areas of compatibility to consider are: 1.

  • Page 49: Using The Guide Button To Display Channelview™ And Menus

    Using the GUIDE Button to Display ChannelView™ and Menus The GUIDE Button Depending on the device you are currently viewing, pressing GUIDE allows you to see different program guides or menus. Devices (1394 or IR Controlled) For NetCommand compatible satellite receivers and some cable boxes, GUIDE will display the on-screen programming guide for the receiver or cable box.

  • Page 50: Netcommand® Controlled Recordings

    NetCommand ® Controlled Recordings Record To Setup Figure 8 Your TV is able to start and stop recordings automatically and send the signals from one external playback device to another external recording device. It is also able to convert digital channels and IEEE 1394 device signals to analog signals that can be recorded on NetCommand compatible analog VHS and S-VHS VCRs.

  • Page 51: Track List Screen

    NetCommand Controlled Recordings, continued ® Record List Screen Figure 9 To see a list of all currently programmed recordings, press GUIDE while viewing the Record To screen. A maximum of 32 recordings can be scheduled. To cancel a recording on the Record List, press ADJUST recording, then press CANCEL.

  • Page 52: Direct Vcr Recording

    Direct VCR Recording Direct VCR Recording from an Antenna or Cable Source: Pressing REC (record) on the TV’s remote control will function the same way as pressing the record button on the VCR’s remote control or front panel. 1. Press DEVICE on the TV’s remote to display the Device Selection menu.

  • Page 53: Netcommand® Controlled Peer-to-peer Connections

    NetCommand ® Controlled Peer-to-Peer Connections What is a Peer-to-Peer Connection? Figure 11 A peer-to-peer connection allows the IEEE 1394 devices in your TV network to talk to each other without the further need of TV intervention once the peer-to-peer connection is established. For example, the TV can setup a connection for an A/V Disc or DVCR that sends a recorded program to an IEEE 1394 monitor in another room.

  • Page 54: Important Notes

    IMPORTANT NOTES WARNING: Do not leave stationary or letterbox images on-screen for extended periods of time. Mix types of pictures shown. Uneven picture tube aging is NOT covered by your warranty. The normal use of a TV should include a mixture of TV picture types.

  • Page 55

    Chapter . . . TV Menu Screen Operations Main Menu Choices ...56 Setup Menu ...57 NetCommand® Menu ...59 Antenna Menu...60 Time Menu...62 Captions Menu...63 V-Chip Lock Menu ...65 Audio Video Menu ...68 A/V Setting Descriptions ...69...

  • Page 56: Main Menu Choices

    Main Menu Choices Setup Figure 1 Use the Setup menu to select English or Spanish as the language for the menus and on-screen displays. Adjust Color Balance Automatically or manually (PerfectColor™) using six colors, Magenta, Red, Yellow, Green, Cyan and Blue. Reset the Color Balance to the factory default settings.

  • Page 57: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu Setup Menu Figure 8 Figure 8. Setup Menu, Language option Language Display the on-screen menus in either English or Spanish (Español). The first time you powered On your TV, you were requested to select an on-screen menu language. If you choose to change the selection, all menu text will immediately switch to the language of your choice.

  • Page 58: Advanced Convergence

    Setup Menu, continued Convergence, continued Figure 10 When the Red and Blue crosshairs are properly converged, the center-screen crosshairs will appear white. You can press ADJUST the Red and Blue crosshairs. Press VIDEO to switch between Red and Blue. Press AUDIO for the Advanced Convergence screen.

  • Page 59: Netcommand® Menu

    NetCommand® Menu NetCommand Menu Figure 13 Figure 13. NetCommand menu Detailed information for setting up and editing the NetCommand menu is found in Chapter 3. Edit NetCommand allows you to add new devices, change or edit traditional and IEEE 1394 devices, turn devices and unused inputs On or Off, delete a single device or the entire setup configuration.

  • Page 60: Antenna Menu

    Antenna Menu Antenna Menu Figure 16 Figure 16. Antenna Menu Antenna Menu The Antenna Menu options are available for use with analog and digital channels on Antenna-1 and Antenna- 2. You can memorize, add or delete, name and add channels to an SQV (Super Quick View™) list. Memorize For Antenna-1 (Main) or Antenna-2 (Aux) Select either Air (when used with an indoor/outdoor...

  • Page 61: Sqv (superquickview)

    Antenna Menu, continued SQV (SuperQuickView™) Using The Menu Screen Figure 17 SQV (SuperQuickView™) allows you to put together lists of your favorite channels from Antenna-1 and Antenna-2. You can store channels in any of the 9 different SQV memory banks. You can also store the same channel in multiple memory banks.

  • Page 62: Time Menu

    Time Menu Setting the Clock You may choose to set the clock that your TV will use manually or automatically. Manual Figure 18 To manually set the clock, you need to select the current time, including AM or PM, current date, time zone for your area and the Daylight Savings time setting.

  • Page 63: Captions Menu

    Captions Menu Captions Menu Figure 20 For analog channels, broadcasters can send either Standard or Text closed captioning. Standard Closed Captions follows the dialogue of the characters on- screen and displays in a small section of the screen. Text Closed Captions often contain information such as weather or news and covers a large portion of the screen.

  • Page 64

    Captions Menu, continued Fonts You can customize the text of digital captions by selecting the font of your choice. The available Font options are as follows: • Default - Selected by the Closed Captions provider • Font 1 - Monospaced font with Serifs •...

  • Page 65: V-chip Lock Menu

    V-Chip Lock Menu V-Chip Select V-Chip to Block or Allow programs based upon rating signals sent by the broadcaster. The TV comes from the factory with the V-Chip Lock in the Off setting. You can turn the V-Chip On within the V-Chip Menu or you can use the V-CHIP button on the remote control to conveniently turn the V-CHIP On or Off.

  • Page 66

    V-Chip Lock Menu, continued V-Chip Signal Information When provided by the broadcaster, V-Chip ratings can be used to control which programs can be viewed or will be blocked. When V-Chip ratings are sent, you will see the ratings when you change the channel or when you press the INFO button on the remote control.

  • Page 67: Lock By Time

    V-Chip Lock Menu, continued Lock By Time Figure 25 Lock by Time allows you to lock the entire TV during specific hours. During the Lock Time, you must use your passcode to view the TV. To enable the lock: Press ADJUST to select On or Off, then press ADJUST to move to the Lock Time box.

  • Page 68: Audiovideo Menu

    AudioVideo Menu AudioVideo Figure 26 Figure 26. Audio/Video Menu, Settings A/V Memory Reset Use A/V Memory Reset to select the device that you want to return to the original factory Audio and Video settings. After selecting the device, press ENTER and the device’s A/V memory will be reset.

  • Page 69: A/v Setting Descriptions

    A/V Setting Descriptions NOTE: The effects of the Audio Settings of Bass, Treble, Balance and Surround affect the sound heard through the TV speakers only. Analog and Digital Audio Setting A slider will display on-screen for most settings. When the slider is displayed it has a numeric value, where 63 is the maximum, 31 is the mid-point and 0 is the minimum.

  • Page 70: Video Settings

    A/V Setting Descriptions, continued Video Settings ◊ Contrast 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.

  • Page 71

    Chapter . . . Special Features Display Formats ...72 Operation of PIP and POP ...74 Device Menu with NetCommand® ...75 Appendix A: Bypassing the V-Chip Lock ...77 Appendix B: High Definition Input Connection Compatibility ...79 Appendix C: Remote Control Programming Codes ...80 Appendix D: On-Screen Information Displays ...83 Appendix E: NetCommand®...

  • Page 72: Display Formats

    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 will never be a perfect solution for displaying a narrow image on a wide screen, Mitsubishi offers several display formats to choose from.

  • Page 73

    Display Formats, continued ORIGINAL SIGNAL Non-anamorphic or SD 4:3 TV Display Standard (not recommended, distorted) not available for Expand HD, SD 16:9 or analog 1080i (recommended for letterboxed) not available for Zoom HD, SD 16:9 or analog 1080i (not recommended, distorted) not available for Stretch HD, SD 16:9 or...

  • Page 74: Operation Of Pip And Pop

    Operation of PIP and POP You can display programs from analog channels, analog inputs or devices as Picture-In-Picture (PIP) and Picture- Outside-Picture (POP). The TV has a second analog tuner for non-scrambled analog channels received on Ant-1 and will display them as the PIP/POP sub-pictures. Digital channels and devices can be shown as the main picture but cannot be the sub-picture.

  • Page 75: Device Menu With Netcommand

    Device Menu with Net Command NetCommand Compatible Traditional Devices (Analog) When Device Selection Menu is Displayed and the Device is Highlighted (Yellow Outline) Remote A/VReceiver Control Button POWER Power On/Off (toggle) GUIDE Changes between digital and analog audio FORMAT When Net Command® Compatible Traditional Device is Viewed or Played Remote A/V Receiver Control Button...

  • Page 76

    Device Menu with Net Command When Device Selection Menu is Displayed and the Device is Highlighted (Yellow Outline) Remote Tuner/ Control Button Cable box/DBS POWER Power On/Off (toggle) GUIDE FORMAT When an IEEE 1394 Device is Viewed or Played Remote Cable/DBS Control Button CH up/down...

  • Page 77: Appendix A: Bypassing The V-chip Lock

    Appendix A: Bypassing the V-Chip Lock Bypassing the V-Chip Lock After you set the lock, you need your passcode to view a V-Chip locked program, view the locked TV, cancel the lock, or enter the V-Chip Lock menus. If you forget your passcode, you can view the locked TV without entering your passcode.

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  • Page 79: Appendix B: High Definition Input Connection Compatibility

    Appendix B: High Definition Input Connection Compatibility Component-1 and Component-2 Inputs These inputs are compatible with component video signals from standard DVD players and other equipment sending a standard NTSC component video signal (480i). These inputs are also compatible with newer DVD players sending 480p and are compatible with signals from digital TV receivers that send 1080i component video signals.

  • Page 80: Appendix C:remote Control Programming Codes

    Appendix C:Remote Control Programming Codes IMPORTANT The remote control may return to its initial setting when the batteries are changed. You may need to reprogram. Programming the Remote to Control NetCommand A/V Products 1. Move the slide switch at the top of the remote to the TV position.

  • Page 81

    Appendix C: Remote Control Programming Codes, continued Cable Boxes, continued SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA 112, 113, 194 SIGNATURE 119,124,125,126,127,120,121,122 SLMARK 105,101 SPRUCER STARCOM 119,124,125,126,127,120,121,122 STARGATE TELEVIEW 101,105 TOCOM 135,136 TOSHIBA UNIKA UNITED CABLE 119,124,125,126,127,120,121,122 UNIVERSAL VIDEOWAY VIEWSTAR 129,130 ZENITH 117,100 DVD Players DVD Brand Code MITSUBISHI...

  • Page 82

    Appendix C: Remote Control Programming Codes, continued IMPORTANT Some manufacturers may change their products, or they may use more than one remote control system. If this is the case, your remote control may not be able to operate your VCR, DVD, cable box, satellite receiver, or A/V receiver.

  • Page 83: Appendix D: On-screen Information Displays

    Appendix D: On Screen Information Displays When you turn on the TV, change Devices, change Channels or when you press the INFO button on the remote control the TV will display the current status. Below are the most common displays; please note that seldom or never do all of the different status indicators appear at the same time.

  • Page 84: Appendix E: Netcommand® Specialized Device Keys

    Appendix E: NetCommand® Specialized Device Keys CABLE RECEIVER or DBS * 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. †...

  • Page 85: Appendix F: Cleaning And Service

    Appendix F: Cleaning and Service Cleaning 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.

  • Page 86: Appendix G: Diamond Shield™ Removal

    WS-48515, WS-55515, WS-55615, WS-55615A, WS-65515, WS-65515A WS-65615, WS-65615A The Diamond Shield for the WS-48515, WS-55515,WS-55615, WS-55615A, WS-65515, WS-65515A, WS-65615 and WS-65615A comes installed by the factory. If you prefer, it can be removed using the steps on these pages. The molding clips can only be removed as described for your specific model.

  • Page 87

    Appendix G, continued: Diamond Shield™ Removal for Models WS-48515, WS-55515, WS-55615, WS-55615A, WS-65515, WS-65515A WS-65615, WS-65615A For the WS-55615, WS-55615A, WS-65615 and WS-65615A: 1. Snap open the molding clips on the right and left side of the screen. The side closest to the screen opens.

  • Page 88

    Appendix G, continued: Diamond Shield™ Installation for Model WS-73615 The Diamond Shield for the WS-73615 comes in a separate package. To install: 1. Snap open the molding clips on the right and left side of the screen. The side closest to the screen opens.

  • Page 89: Appendix H: Cabinet Separation

    To safely separate and reattach the cabinet, follow the instructions below. This projection television weighs over 320 pounds and has many sensitive components. Any dismantling procedure should be done by authorized Mitsubishi Dealers or Service Personnel ONLY.

  • Page 90: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem The TV remote control does not work. The TV takes several seconds to respond. Cable provider needs information to start CableCARD™ service. You cannot access a channel. On-screen displays appear each time you change a function. You cannot program the TV to turn on automatically (timer function) There is no sound even when the volume is turned up.

  • Page 91

    Troubleshooting, continued Problem TV functions do not respond to the remote control or to front panel control and will not Power Off. Name options not available for some channels When viewing a stopped VCR, white lines are rolling on the screen. TV turned itself Off and the light on the Front Panel started to blink.

  • Page 92

    Troubleshooting, continued Problem A program recorded on your TV is distorted when played on a 4:3 TV. Excessive digital artifacts. Cannot see a picture from a DV Camcorder. DVCR analog/digital problems. D-VHS recordings for digital cable have drop- outs (loss of picture or sound), or no playback. TV is out of focus.

  • Page 93

    Troubleshooting, continued Problem An IEEE 1394 device has been plugged in but does not appear in the Device Selection menu (not discovered). Cannot record to or from the IEEE 1394 device, including Dub recordings. Cannot control the IEEE 1394 device from the Transport Menu.

  • Page 94: Additional Information

    Additional Information From time to time, Mitsubishi may offer software updates to expand the features or operation of this TV. When these updates are available they will be announced on our web site, Mitsubishi-tv.com. If you return your Owner’s registration card, with your model and serial number, you may receive written notification of available software updates.

  • Page 95: Index

    Index A/V (Audio/Video) Disc Search 51 Memory Reset 68 Menu 56, 68 Receiver Screens 35-37 Reset 9 Settings 68 Setting Descriptions 69-70 Additional Information 94 Advanced Convergence 58 Analog Audio Settings 69 Captions 63 Antenna Menu 56, 60-61 Appendix A: Bypassing the V-Chip Lock 77 B: High Definition Input Connection Compatibility 79 C:Remote Control Programming Codes 80 D: On Screen Information Displays 83...

  • Page 96

    HDMI™ Device Connections 11 Icon Order 59 IEEE-1394 Adding Automatically 46 Connection Screen 47 Devices Compatibility 48 Device Connection Styles 24 Device Type Screen 47 Finish Screen 47 Input/Output 10 New Device Screen 46 Important Notes 12, 54 Safeguards 4 IR Code for [Device] Screen 41 IR Output-NetCommand®...

  • Page 97: Warranty

    Mitsubishi Projection TV Limited Warranty MITSUBISHI PROJECTION TELEVISION LIMITED WARRANTY MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. (“MDEA”) warrants to the original purchaser of this television that if purchased from an authorized MITSUBISHI Audio/Video Dealer, should it prove defective by reason of improper workmanship and/or material: a.

  • Page 98: 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 preinstalled and/or provided along with this television (“Software”).

  • Page 99

    If you have que stions r egar d i ng your te levi s ion, c al l Consume r Re lations at ( 8 0 0 ) 3 3 2-2119 , or e mai l us at M D E A S e r v i c e @ m d e a .c o m To or de r r e plac e me nt or add itional r e mote c ontr ol s or O wne r ’s G uide s c al l ( 8 0 0 ) 5 5 3 -7 2 7 8...

  • Page 100

    © 2004 Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. Written and Printed in the U.S.A 871D405A10...

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