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Mitsubishi Electric C10 SERIES Owner's Manual

638 series c10 series home-theater television


638 Series
C10 Series
For questions:
Visit our website at
E-mail us at
Call Consumer Relations at
For information on
System Reset, please see the back cover.
To order replacement or additional remote controls or lamp cartridges, visit our website at or call 800-553-7278.
800-332-2119 for operational or connection assistance.


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  • Page 1 HOME-THEATER TELEVISION MODELS 638 Series C10 Series OWNER’S GUIDE • For questions: Visit our website at E-mail us at Call Consumer Relations at • For information on System Reset, please see the back cover. • To order replacement or additional remote controls or lamp cartridges, visit our website at or call 800-553-7278.
  • Page 2: Fcc Declaration Of Conformity

    CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN 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

    Contents 1 Setup and Operation Getting Started ......TV Controls ......The STATUS Indicator .
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Please read the following safeguards for your TV and retain for future reference. Always follow all warnings and instructions marked on the television. Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
  • Page 5: Setup And Operation

    Setup and Operation Getting Started Package Contents Please take a moment to review the following list of items to ensure that you have received everything. Remote Control Two AA Batteries Owner’s Guide Quick Setup Guide Product Registration Card Installing the R emote Control Batteries Remove the remote control’s back cover by gently pressing on the tab and lifting off the cover.
  • Page 6: Tv Controls

    1. Setup and Operation TV Controls Re mote Control Sleep Timer. Turns off the TV after the length of time you set. Press SLEEP repeatedly to increase the time from 15 minutes up to the maximum of 90 minutes. To cancel the timer, press SLEEP again to highlight Off.
  • Page 7: The Status Indicator

    TV Controls, continued TV Control Panel Buttons on the control panel duplicate some keys on the remote control. • Refer to lower labels when using TV menus or after activating a special function. • Refer to upper labels when no TV menus are dis- played.
  • Page 8: Tv Inputs

    1. Setup and Operation TV I nputs Selecting an Input to Watch Press the INPUT key to select a TV input to watch. Use the Setup > Input menu to rename, add, or remove inputs from the list. Naming Assign helpful names to TV inputs. Press MENU.
  • Page 9: The Format Key And Picture Shape

    The FO RMAT Key and Picture Shape Using the FORMAT Key Repeatedly press the FORMAT key to cycle through displays avail- able for the current program. The TV will remember the format you last used on each input. Important Black bars at the edges of the picture are common in HD pictures.
  • Page 10: Fav (Favorite Channels)

    1. Setup and Operation TV Signals and Display Formats, continued Summary of Mitsubishi Display Formats Original Signal Display Non-anamorphic or SD 4:3 Standard Distorted. Not recom- mended. Expand Recom- mended for letterbox. See Note 1. Zoom Distorted. Not recom- mended. See Note 1.
  • Page 11: Using The Tv With A Personal Computer

    Using the TV with a Pe rsonal 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-to-HDMI cable or an HDMI cable with a DVI-to-HDMI adapter See “DVI Video Device,”...
  • Page 12: Status Display

    1. Setup and Operation Using the TV with a Personal Computer, continued C omputer Display Formats Press the FORMAT key repeatedly to cycle through the displays available for your computer’s video signal. Computer Signal As Displayed on TV Screen 4 X 3 Original Format Standard 640 X 480...
  • Page 13: 3 D Video

    3 D Video To display 3D gaming or 3D cinema content, your Mitsubishi TV requires: • A compatible 3D source device outputting a 3D signal in checkerboard format, 1080p, 60-Hz; lower resolutions may be supported but will not fill the screen.
  • Page 14 1. Setup and Operation 3 D Video, continued 3D Safety Requirements • 3D Glasses are NOT designed as sunglasses or safety glasses and do not provide protection. 3D glasses should be worn only when viewing 3D material. • Do not wear the wireless glasses in any situations that require unimpaired visual perception.
  • Page 15: Tv Connections

    TV C onnections Connection Panel DVI/PC AUDIO DIGITAL AUDIO INPUT ( page 17 ) OUTPUT ( page 18 ) DVI/PC DIGITAL AUDIO AUDIO INPUT OUTPUT AUDIO L R & L Analog ( page 18 ) Audio Input 1. ANT ( Antenna) Connect your main antenna or direct cable service (no cable box) to ANT.
  • Page 16: Connection Types And Audio/Video Quality

    2. TV Connections Connection Panel, continued The HDMI inputs can also accept digital DVI video signals. To connect a device’s DVI output to the TV’s HDMI input, use an HDMI-to-DVI adapter or cable plus an analog audio cable. Connect the analog audio cables to the DVI/PC AUDIO INPUT jacks on the TV to receive audio from your DVI device.
  • Page 17: Hdmi Device

    HD MI Device Mitsubishi recommends using high-speed HDMI cables to connect newer devices incorporating HDMI technology. Y/ VIDEO Y/ VIDEO DVI/PC DVI/PC DIGITAL DIGITAL GLASSES GLASSES AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO EMITTER EMITTER OUTPUT OUTPUT INPUT INPUT Y/ VIDEO Y/ VIDEO AUDIO L AUDIO L (480i / 480p / 720p / 1080i)
  • Page 18: Antenna Or Cable Tv Service

    2. TV Connections Ante nna or Cable TV Service Connect the incoming cable to the TV’s ANT input. Direct cable (no cable box) Cable TV service Older cable box This type of connection is not recommended. Other connec- tion types provide better quality audio and video.
  • Page 19: A/V Receiver With Hdmi Output

    A/ V Receiver with HDMI Output Required: One HDMI-to-HDMI cable This option allows you to view content from devices connected to an A/V receiver. The A/V receiver can send audio and video to the TV over a single HDMI cable. You can use an HDMI connection as described here in addition to an audio connection from the TV’s audio output.
  • Page 20: Tv Menus

    TV Menus Press MENU on the remote control to open the m ain menu. • Press ENTER or to see sub-menus. • Press MENU or to back up one menu level. • Press EXIT to close all menus. Pi cture Picture Settings Picture settings are saved for the current input only.
  • Page 21: Sound

    S ound Sound menu Audio Settings Audio settings are saved for the current input only. Using the Audio Settings menu Highlight the slider you want to change and press to make adjustments. Press ENTER when done. Level Sound Smooths and levels sound volume across source and channel changes.
  • Page 22 3. TV Menus Setup, continued Screen Saver When on, displays a randomly moving Mitsubishi logo after one minute without activity or a video signal. The logo reminds you that the TV is still on. Press ENTER to choose either On or Off. Timer The Timer tells the TV to power on automatically at a time you set.
  • Page 23: Channels

    Cha nnels Use the TV’s channel menus to: • Save a list of favorite channels (see • Define the source for the antenna input • Perform a channel scan CH /CH • Limit tuning to only the channels you want •...
  • Page 24: Locks

    3. TV Menus Channels, continued Additive Scan The additive scan adds only new channels. Unlike the full channel scan, custom channel settings are pre- served. Highlight Additive Scan and press ENTER to select either ON or OFF. Highlight Scan Channels and press ENTER to start the additive scan.
  • Page 25 Locks, continued TV Program Ratings TV-Y Youth. For children under 7. TV-Y7 Youth 7 and older. TV-G General Audience. For the entire family. TV-PG Parental Guidance. Parental Guid- ance recommended; may not be suitable for some children. TV-14 Adolescent 14 and older. Not recom- mended for children under 14.
  • Page 26 3. TV Menus Locks, continued Chann el Locks Block access to the channels you specify. • Highlight the control box next to the channel number and press ENTER to lock or unlock the channel. • Use the Lock All and Unlock All options if working with many channel numbers.
  • Page 27: Appendices

    Appendix A: TV Care La mp-Cartridge Replacement CAUTION: If the television is on, press POWER to turn it off. Unplug the television and allow it to cool for at least one hour before attempting to replace the lamp cartridge. Lamp The light source for this television is a lamp, which is part of a lamp cartridge assembly.
  • Page 28 Appendices Appendix A: TV Care, continued Lamp-Cartridge Replacement Removing the Old Lamp Cartridge Turn off TV power and unplug the TV. Allow the lamp to cool for at least one hour before proceed- ing. After the lamp has cooled, remove the cover of the lamp compartment, located on the back of the TV.
  • Page 29: Cleaning Recommendations

    Appendix A: TV Care, continued Cl eaning 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.
  • Page 30: Appendix B: Troubleshooting

    Appendices Appendix B: Troubleshooting TV Re set Comparison Guide You can resolve many common TV problems using the reset functions described in the following table. IMPORTANT Before you change sound or picture settings: If picture or sound settings seem wrong for a broadcast channel (a channel from the ANT input, a cable box, Reset Name When to Use...
  • Page 31 Appendix B: Troubleshooting, continued Reset Name When to Use System Reset If the TV does not turn on or off, does not respond to the remote control or control- panel buttons, or has audio but no video. Reset All To reset all consumer- accessible settings and all memories to the original factory...
  • Page 32 Appendices Appendix B: Troubleshooting, continued TV Power On/Off Symptom TV takes an excessively long time to power on. You cannot program the TV to turn on automatically (Timer function) TV turned itself off. TV will not power off. Picture Symptom Picture does not look like a high-definition picture.
  • Page 33: Trademark And License Information

    Appendix B: Troubleshooting, continued Sound Symptom There is no sound even when the volume is turned up. The sound does not match the screen picture. The sound from my A/V receiver does not match the screen picture (I should hear the correct audio from my A/V receiver).
  • Page 34: Mitsubishi Tv Software

    Trademark and License Information 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.
  • Page 35 GNU General Public License Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed. The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it.
  • Page 36 Trademark and License Information 10. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Program into other free programs whose distribution conditions are different, write to the author to ask for permission. For software which is copyrighted by the Free Software Foundation, write to the Free Software Foundation; we sometimes make exceptions for this. Our decision will be guided by the two goals of preserving the free status of all derivatives of our free software and of promoting the sharing and reuse of software generally.
  • Page 37 A separable portion of the object code, whose source code is excluded from the Corresponding Source as a System Library, need not be included in conveying the object code work. A “User Product” is either (1) a “consumer product”, which means any tangible personal property which is normally used for personal, family, or household purposes, or (2) anything designed or sold for incorporation into a dwelling.
  • Page 38: Warranty

    Warranty Mi tsubishi Home-Theater 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.
  • Page 39 Warranty 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.
  • Page 40 Call Consumer Relations for operational or connection assistance at Visit our website V43/V43C © 2010 Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. Website: E-mail: 800-332-2119 To order replacement or additional remote controls or lamp cartridges or call 800-553-7278 SYSTEM RESET If the TV does not respond to the remote control, control-panel buttons, or will not power on/off, press and hold the POWER button on the control panel for...

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