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Color Television
Important Information
Table of Contents
Quick Guide to Your TV
Using Your TV and
Remote
Adjusting Your TV
Using Advanced
Features
References
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16-19
20-27
28-37
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  • Page 1 Color Television Important Information Table of Contents Quick Guide to Your TV Using Your TV and 6-15 Remote Adjusting Your TV 16-19 Using Advanced 20-27 Features References 28-37 We bring good things to life.
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Important Information WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO WARNING NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER To reduce the risk of fire or SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN shock hazard, do not expose TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information Warning, Product Registration ____________________________________ Quick Guide to Your TV Startup ____________________________________________________________________ Hook up your TV, Plug in the TV, Put Batteries in the Remote, Turn on the TV, Place Channels into Memory, Set the Time Tour of the Remote ____________________________________________________ Basic Button Layout and Functions...
  • Page 4: Quick Guide To Your Tv

    Quick Guide to Your TV Startup The steps below will get your TV connected and ready for watching. For more details, see the page numbers listed. Use This Book First! Hook up any antennas, cables or . Hook up your TV other equipment to your TV before Details are in the Connections you follow the steps below.
  • Page 5: Quick Guide To Your Tv Startup

    Quick Guide to Your TV Startup Press TV on the remote. . Turn on the TV Press POWER on the TV. VOL – VOL + POWER MENU A. Press MENU until the Setup . Place all available menu is selected. This menu is channels in memory white.
  • Page 6: Tour Of The Remote

    Quick Guide to Your TV Basic Tour of the Remote Basic information about your remote is shown below. This will give you a general idea of how your remote works. For more details, see pages 6–15. TV Power Button Turns the TV on. Sets the remote to control the TV.
  • Page 7: Quick Guide To Your Tv

    Quick Guide to Your TV Menu Basics General information about using the on-screen menu system is shown below. Details on using the remote buttons are on pages 6-7. Many menu items are explained in detail in Using the Advanced Features starting on page 20. Yellow Green Light White...
  • Page 8: Using Your Tv And

    Using Your TV and Remote With Remote Buttons Power Buttons Turns off the TV. Turns on the TV. Turns off compatible VCRs. Shows the displays on the screen. Sets the remote to control the TV. ON/OFF See Using the Remote with a VCR, Turns on a component after a VCR1 AUDIO Cable Box, Laserdisc Player and Audio...
  • Page 9: Using Your Tv And Remote With Remote Buttons

    Using Your TV and Remote With Remote Buttons Component Buttons AUDIO, VCR1, VCR2, LDISC, VCR2 and LDISC can only be CABLE, TV programmed for one component: Sets the remote to control the either a Laserdisc Player or a VCR. component. See Using the Remote with a VCR, Cable Box, Laserdisc Player and Audio equipment on pages 8–15.
  • Page 10: With Vcrs

    Teknika ......08,09,15,21 Emerson ...09,10,13,15,20,23,24,34,41 Panasonic .........08 Toshiba .........05,13,19 Pentax ..........05,35 Totevision........07,09 Fisher ......02,12,18,19,43 Funai..........15 Philco ...........08,29 Unitech ...........07 Vector Research......14,16 GE .........00,07,08,32,37 Philips..........08,29 Goldstar........09,14 Pioneer ........05,16,33 Victor ..........16 Harman Kardon......14 ProScan..........00 Video Concepts ......14,16 Hitachi.......05,15,35,36 Quartz..........02 Videosonic........07 Instant Replay .........08 Quasar ..........08...
  • Page 11 Using Your TV and Remote With VCR: Setting the VCR1 Channel The VCR 1 Channel works with VCR1 on the remote. If the VCR 1 Channel is set, pressing VCR1 selects the channel to see the VCR picture. The VCR 1 Channel setting depends on which diagram you have used from the Connection Guide.
  • Page 12 Using Your TV and Remote With VCRs: Basic Operation If the remote operates your VCR, this page and the next will show you how to use it for basic functions. See page 7 for more details on buttons used with your VCR. A.
  • Page 13: With Vcrs

    Using Your TV and Remote With VCRs: Basic Operation If the remote operates your VCR, this page and page 10 will show you how to use it for basic functions. See page 7 for more details on buttons used with your VCR. Record one TV program A.
  • Page 14: With A Cable Box

    Using Your TV and Remote With a Cable Box: Programming and Basic Operation Refer to the Connection Book or contact your cable company to hook up your cable box. If you have a cable box with its own remote, then you may also be able to use the TV’s remote with your cable box.
  • Page 15: With A Cable Box

    Using Your TV and Remote With a Cable Box: Setting the Cable Channel The Cable Channel works with CABLE on the remote. If the Cable Channel is set, pressing CABLE selects the channel to see cable channels. The Cable Channel setting depends on which channel your cable box must be on to see cable channels.
  • Page 16 Using Your TV and Remote With a Laserdisc: Programming and Basic Operation Refer to the your Laserdisc owner’s manual to hook up your Laserdisc Player. The remote may need to be programmed for your laserdisc. This remote may not operate all models of brands listed below. Use the codes below or on the sheet packed in with your remote.
  • Page 17: Using Your Tv And

    Using Your TV and Remote With Audio Equipment: Programming and Basic Operation Refer to the Connection Book or your Audio equipment owner’s manual to hook up your audio equipment. Your remote controls some audio equipment such as a radio, CD player, tape player, turntable, or amplifier. The remote may need to be programmed for your equipment.
  • Page 18: Adjusting Your Tv

    Adjusting Your TV Overall Picture Follow the steps below to lighten or darken the overall picture without changing the color level. Press MENU to select the Controls Select the Controls Menu menu. This menu is yellow. Controls Alarm Adjust Setup Sleep Timer: -:-- Closed Captioning: Off Picture -..
  • Page 19: Picture Settings

    Adjusting Your TV Picture Settings Follow the steps below to change the picture on the screen to your personal setting. The chart at the bottom of the page explains your options. Press MENU repeatedly to select the Select the Adjust Menu Adjust menu.
  • Page 20: Sound Settings

    Adjusting Your TV Sound Settings: Stereo, Expanded Stereo, SAP and Tone Follow these steps to adjust the Stereo, Expanded Stereo, SAP or Tone of your TV. SAP (Second Audio Program) is sometimes used to offer the program being watched in another language. The chart below explains your options.
  • Page 21: Adjusting Your Tv

    Adjusting Your TV Sound Settings: Speakers Follow the steps below to turn the speakers on or off in your TV. The chart below explains your options. Press MENU repeatedly to select Select the Setup Menu the Setup menu. This menu is white.
  • Page 22: Using Advanced

    Using Advanced Features Placing Channels in Memory (Autoprogramming) Only channels 2–13 appear in the TV’s memory when you first turn it on. The channels available in your area must be programmed into the TV's memory when you hook up your TV. Using CHANNEL up or down allows you to scan through these channels.
  • Page 23: Using Advanced Features

    Using Advanced Features Naming the Channels You can name at least 20 channels with four characters in each name. Full appears beside Label when the memory is used up. Fixed appears when a channel number cannot be named. Below are the characters that can be used in a name.
  • Page 24: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Using Advanced Features Setting the Sleep Timer You can set your TV to turn itself off. If you’re watching TV at night and fall asleep, the TV will turn off for you. A. Press MENU to select the Set Sleep Timer Controls menu and highlight Sleep Timer.
  • Page 25: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Using Advanced Features Setting the Alarm Clock The TV can be set to turn on each day like your alarm clock. You can set it to turn on to your favorite channel at a certain time. You can also set it to turn itself off again.
  • Page 26: Watching Picture-In-Picture

    Using Advanced Features Watching Picture-in-Picture Picture-in-Picture allows you to display a small picture within the big picture of the TV screen. To watch two different programs at once, you must connect a VCR, LaserDisc or Camcorder. You may need to disable the VCR1 Channel if you can not get two different programs at once.
  • Page 27: Watching Picture-In-Picture

    Using Advanced Features Watching Picture-in-Picture Press MOVE to move the small Move the small picture picture to the next corner. Swap the big picture with Press SWAP to switch the small picture with the big picture. the little picture A. Press FREEZE to stop action in Freeze the small picture the small picture.
  • Page 28: Selecting A Language

    Using Advanced Features Selecting a Language The on-screen displays in this TV can be displayed in three languages: English, French, and Spanish. When you select a language, most of the displays will be shown on the screen in your preferred language. Select the Setup menu Press MENU repeatedly to select the Setup menu.
  • Page 29: Using Advanced

    Using Advanced Features Setting Your TV for Antenna or Cable Your TV automatically adjusts this feature when the TV places channels in memory (autoprogram). Follow the steps below to change the setting as needed. Press MENU repeatedly to select Select the Setup menu the Setup menu.
  • Page 30: References

    References Front Panel Buttons For details on using buttons with menus, see Quick Guide to the Menus on page 5. VOL – VOL + POWER MENU MENU Shows menus on screen. Moves from menu to menu. CH s and t Channel up and down.
  • Page 31: Displays On The Screen

    References Displays on the Screen Your TV shows the settings of several features on the screen. To see what features have been set on your TV, press DISPLAY on the remote. 12:00 AM KNBC 13 or Video 00 Alarm Sleep PIP 00 or Unusable Signal Volume –...
  • Page 32: Trouble Checks

    References Trouble Checks You may have problems that can be fixed with a few minor adjustments. Look for the type of problem you are having below and then try the suggestions to get your TV going again. For warranty information see page 32. Trouble Checks and Adjustments Power...
  • Page 33: Trouble Checks

    Reference Trouble Checks Checks and Adjustments Trouble Remote Buttons don't work when you Press TV to set the remote to control the TV. See buttons on page 6-7. press them Works part or none of the Clear the path between the remote and TV of any objects. time Aim the remote at the component you are trying to control.
  • Page 34: Warranty

    Pay any Authorized GE Television Servicenter the labor charges to repair your television. Pay any Authorized GE Television Servicenter for the new or, at our option, rebuilt replacement parts and picture tube required to repair your television. How you get service: For screen sizes of 20"...
  • Page 35: Order Form For Parts

    TV and/or personal injury. Stands are not available by mail order. To locate your nearest RCA dealer call this toll-free number: 1-800-336-1900. TV Model 25GT543 Matching Stand RB2567 All specifications and descriptions of parts are subject to 27GT618 Matching Stand RB2567 change without notice.
  • Page 36: Order Form For Parts

    References Order Form for Parts U.S. and Canadian Orders USE YOUR CREDIT CARD By Phone: ® Copy complete account number 1 – 800 – 338 – 0376 Call this toll-free number between 8AM and 8PM Eastern Standard Time and place your order using your Visa Card expires: or MasterCard.
  • Page 37: Glossary

    References Glossary Antenna Inputs Sharpness A device used to receive locally Located on back of the TV for Clearness of a picture. broadcast signals from TV stations. connection of a component to the Skip:30 TV. Used to route signals into the See Commerical Skip.
  • Page 38: Index

    References Index Adding Channels to Memory.3,20 CABLE/ANTENNNA Jack ..15 Delete Channels from Memory .20 Adjust Menu Cable Box .........12,13 Disabled ........35 Autocolor........17 Cable Box Codes ......12 DISPLAY Button......23 Bright..........17 CABLE Button......7,12,13 Displays (On-Screen) ....29 Color...........17 Cable Channel......13 Alarm, Channel Name, Picture Reset......17 Cable or Air Feature....27 Channel Number, Commerical ..
  • Page 39: References

    Cable Box ......12,13 Laserdisc Player......14 Laserdisc Player Codes....14 Table of Contents......1 VCR .........8,9,10,11 Laserdisc Player Buttons ..7,14 Time Putting in Batteries......2 FF/Fast Forward, PAUSE, Alarm .........23 PLAY, Clock..........3 PROG/Program, REW/Rewind, Sleep Timer........22 STOP Time Display ........29 Quick Guide to Your TV ..2,3,4,5 Laserdisc Player......14 Tint..........17 Quick Button Guide ....4,5...
  • Page 40 Thomson Consumer Electronics is one of the first corporations to take part in a special program to improve our environment. Thomson has committed itself to a voluntary initiative program through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The program’s purpose is to reduce toxic air emissions and to promote pollution prevention. Thomson’s involvement includes a concentrated effort to phase in new water-based paints to replace solvent- based paints normally used in our manufacturing operations.

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