Panasonic TC-32LX85 Operating Manual (English, Spanish) Quick Start Manual

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26"/32" Class 720p LCD HDTV
(26.0/31.5 inches measured diagonally)
Manual de instrucciones
(26,0/31,5 pulgadas medidas diagonalmente)
Model No.
Número de modelo
Quick Start Guide
(See page 6-14)
Guía de inicio rápido
(vea la página 6-14)
For assistance (U.S.A.), please call:
1-800-211-PANA (7262)
or visit us at
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or visit us at
For assistance (Canada), please call:
or visit us at
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    (See page 6-14) Guía de inicio rápido (vea la página 6-14) For assistance (U.S.A.), please call: 1-800-211-PANA (7262) or visit us at For assistance (Puerto Rico), please call: 787-750-4300 or visit us at For assistance (Canada), please call: 1-866-330-0014 or visit us at

  • Page 2: Hdavi Control

    Turn your own living room into a movie theater! Experience an amazing level of multimedia excitement HDAVI Control™ GalleryPlayer and the HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. SDHC Logo is a trademark. GalleryPlayer Logo are trademarks of GalleryPlayer, Inc.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Enjoy rich multimedia Amplifier Home theater system DVD recorder/ Blu-ray Disc recorder Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. DOLBY and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. EZ Sync™ EZ Sync™ is a trademark of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Contents Please read before using the unit Safety Precautions ·······································...

  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover or back. No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. This reminder is provided to direct the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.

  • Page 5

    19) An outside antenna system should not be lo cat ed in the vicinity of overhead power lines, other electric light, 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: Optional Accessory

    Remote Control Transmitter (2) AA Battery Wall-hanging bracket (vertical) TY-WK32LR2W Please contact your nearest Panasonic dealer to purchase the recommended wall-hanging bracket. For additional details, please refer to the wall-hanging bracket installation manual. Installing the remote’s batteries Note the correct polarity (+ or -).

  • Page 7

    WARNING Failure to use a Panasonic bracket or choosing to mount the unit yourself will be done at the risk of the consumer. Any damage resulting from not having a professional installer mount the unit will void your unit’s warranty.

  • Page 8: Basic Connection

    All cables and external equipment shown in this book are not supplied with the TV. For the details of the external equipment’s connections, please refer to the operating manuals for the equipment. For additional assistance, visit us at: VHF/UHF Antenna •...

  • Page 9

    Example 2 Connecting DVD recorder (VCR) (To record/playback) AV Equipment (e.g. DVD Recorder or VCR) To connect the antenna terminal and DVD recorder or VCR VHF/UHF Antenna ANT IN ANT OUT AV Equipment (e.g. DVD Recorder or VCR) (with TV tuner) DVD Recorder If this source has higher resolution through interlace VHF/UHF Antenna...

  • Page 10

    Basic Connection Example 3 Connecting DVD recorder (VCR) and satellite receiver DVD Recorder To connect the antenna terminal and Satellite Receiver and DVD recorder or VCR VHF/UHF Antenna ANT IN ANT IN Satellite Receiver Note For details of external equipment connections, please refer to the operating manuals for the equipment. Satellite Receiver HDMI 1...

  • Page 11

    To use HDMI terminals HDMI 1 HDMI 2 AV IN Connecting to HDMI terminals will enable you to enjoy high-definition digital images and high-quality sound. For “VIERA Link connections”, please refer to p. 38. To use COMPONENT terminals Recorders may also be connected to COMPOSITE or S VIDEO terminals. (see below) To use S VIDEO terminals AUDIO VIDEO...

  • Page 12: Identifying Controls

    Identifying Controls Front of the TV Remote control sensor Within about 23 feet (7 meters) in front of the TV set. Note The TV consumes a limited amount of power as long as the power cord is inserted into the wall outlet. Viewing from SD card (p.

  • Page 13: First Time Setup, Select Your Language

    First Time Setup “First time setup” is displayed only when the TV is turned on for the first time after the power cord is inserted into a wall outlet and when “Auto power on” (p. 24-25) is set to “No”. Turn the TV On with the POWER button Be sure to select “Home”...

  • Page 14

    First Time Setup ■ Press to exit from a menu screen (Continued) Auto channel setup Select “Auto program” First time setup Language Clock Auto program Select “ANT in” Program channel ANT in Cable Auto Select “Auto” Program channel ANT in Cable Auto Select scanning mode...

  • Page 15: Turn Power On

    Watching TV Connect the TV to a cable box/cable, set-top-box, satellite box, or antenna cable (p. 8-11) Turn power on Select a channel number ■ To directly input the digital channel number example: CH15-1: Note Reselect “Cable” or “Antenna” in “ANT in” of “Program channel” to switch the signal reception between cable TV and antenna.

  • Page 16: Watching Tv

    Watching TV ■ Other Useful Functions ■ Select Audio Mode for watching TV Listen with SAP (Secondary Digital mode Audio Press SAP to select the next audio track (if available) when receiving a digital channel. Audio track 1 of 2 Program) Analog mode Press SAP to select the desired audio mode.

  • Page 17

    ■ Set Favorite Feature Display the SUB MENU. Setup SUB MENU MENU Surf mode Set favorite Caption select Signal meter Setup SUB MENU Surf mode Set favorite Caption select Signal meter • Press FAVORITE repeatedly to Set favorite change between pages (1/3, 2/3, - - - 3/3, or exit).

  • Page 18: Viewing From Sd Card

    Viewing from SD Card You can view photos taken with a digital camera or digital video camera and saved on an SD card. (Media other than SD Cards may not be reproduced properly.) ■ Press to exit from a menu screen ■...

  • Page 19

    Insert the card Card Label surface Push until a click is heard To change the view (slide show mode, adjusting images, etc.) ■ To setup slide show mode Display “Photo menu” Select “Setup slide show” Photo menu Picture Setup slide show Select the item and adjust Setup slide show Disp.

  • Page 20: Watching Videos And Dvds

    Watching Videos and DVDs If you have applicable equipment connected to the TV, you can watch videos and DVDs on the TV’s screen. You can select the external equipment to access. ■ To return to TV Input Select With the connected equipment turned On Display the Input select menu Select the input mode Input select...

  • Page 21: Display Menu

    VIERA Link If you connect equipment that has “HDAVI Control” function to a TV with HDMI cable, you can use more convenient functions. Please refer to p. 26-29. Before using these functions, you need to set “VIERA Link” setting to “On” as shown below. Display menu Select “Setup”...

  • Page 22: How To Use Menu Functions

    How to Use Menu Functions Various menus allow you to make settings for the picture, sound, and other functions so that you can enjoy watching TV best suited for you. ■ Press to exit from a menu screen ■ Press to return to the previous screen Display menu...

  • Page 23

    Adjustments/Configurations (alternatives) [Record now/Stop recording] Records programs on the recorder immediately with the TV’s remote control (p. 28-29). [VIERA Link control] Selects equipment to access and operate. (Recorder/Home theater/Player/Camcorder) (p.28-29) [Speaker output] Selects an audio output. (Home theater/TV) (p. 28-29) •...

  • Page 24

    How to Use Menu Functions Various menus allow you to make settings for the picture, sound, and other functions so that you can enjoy watching TV best suited for you. ■ Press to exit from a menu screen ■ Press to return to the previous screen MENU...

  • Page 25

    (Continued) Adjustments/Configurations (alternatives) Sets the mode to select the channel with Channel up/down button (All/Favorite/Digital Only/Analog only) • Favorite: Only channels registered as FAVORITE (p. 17) Selects the screen menu language (p. 13) Adjusts the clock (p. 13) Sets channels (p. 32) Selects the terminal and label of the external equipment (p.

  • Page 26

    VIERA Link is a new name for EZ Sync Enjoy additional HDMI Inter-Operability with Panasonic products which have “HDAVI Control” function. This TV supports “HDAVI Control 3” function. Connections to the equipment (DVD recorder DIGA, HD Camcorder, Player theatre, RAM theater, Amplifier, etc.) with HDMI cables allow you to interface them automatically.

  • Page 27

    “TV” to “Theater”. Sound will be output from the Home Theater whenever the TV is powered on. If the “ONE TOUCH PLAY” key is pressed on the remote control for Panasonic Home Theater system, the following sequence of operations is performed automatically.

  • Page 28: Viera Link

    VIERA Link You can enjoy more convenient operation with the “HDAVI Control” function in the “VIERA Link” menu. For more details on the “HDAVI Control” function, refer to p. 26 MENU ■ Press to exit from a menu screen ■ Press to return to the previous screen...

  • Page 29

    You can select Home theater or TV speakers for audio output. Control theater speakers with the TV’s remote control. This function is available only when Panasonic Amplifier or Player theater is connected. Select “Speaker output” Select “Home theater” or “TV”...

  • Page 30: Lock

    Lock You can lock specified channels or shows to prevent children from watching objectionable content. ■ Press to exit from a menu screen Caution Make a note of your password in case you forget it. (If you have forgotten your password, consult your local dealer.) Note...

  • Page 31

    ■ To select the channel or the rating of the program to be locked Select up to 7 (1-7) channels to be blocked. These channels will be blocked regardless of the program rating. Select “Mode” and set to “Custom” Select channel to lock. Channel Channel lock lock...

  • Page 32: Editing And Setting Channels

    Editing and Setting Channels The current channel settings can be changed according to your needs and reception conditions. ■ Press to exit from a menu screen Display menu Select “Setup” Menu VIERA Link Picture Audio Timer Lock SD card Setup Select “Program channel”...

  • Page 33

    Automatically searches and adds available channels to the memory. Select “ANT in” Select Cable or Antenna (p. 14) Select “Auto” Program channel ANT in Cable Auto Manual Signal meter Use this procedure when changing the channel setup or changing the channel display. Also, use this to add or skip channels from the channel list manually.

  • Page 34: Closed Caption

    Closed Caption ■ Press to exit from a menu screen The television includes a built-in decoder that is capable of providing a text display of the audio. The program being viewed must be transmitting Closed Caption (CC) information. (p. 40) ■...

  • Page 35: Input Labels

    Input Labels Display menu Select “Setup” Menu VIERA Link Select “External devices” Setup Surf mode Language Clock Program channel External devices ■ Press to exit from a menu screen Select “Input labels” External devices Input labels Devices connected to external input terminals can be labeled for easier identification during input selection.

  • Page 36: Using Timer

    Using Timer The TV can automatically turn On/Off at the designated date and time. The Clock must be set before On time/Off time settings. (p. 13) The “Sleep” timer and “On / Off timer” will not work if the “Auto power on” (p. 25) is set. ■...

  • Page 37: Recommended Av Connections

    These diagrams show our recommendations on how to connect the TV unit to your various equipment. For other connections, consult the instructions for each piece of equipment and its specifications. For additional assistance, please visit our website at: Connect with ■...

  • Page 38

    When audio from other equipment connected to this unit via HDMI is output using “DIGITAL AUDIO OUT” of this unit, the system switches to 2CH audio. (When connecting to an AV amp via HDMI, you can enjoy higher sound quality.) About HDMI cable for connecting Panasonic HD camcorder, read the manual of the equipment. VIERA Link Connections...

  • Page 39: Ratings List For Lock

    Ratings List for Lock “V-chip” technology enables you to lock channels or shows according to standard ratings set by the entertainment industry. (p. 31) ■ U.S. MOVIE RATINGS (MPAA) NO RATING (NOT RATED) AND NA (NOT APPLICABLE) PROGRAMS. Movie which has not been rated or where rating does not apply.

  • Page 40: Technical Information

    Technical Information For viewing the CC of digital broadcasting, set the aspect to FULL (If viewing with H-FILL, JUST, ZOOM, or 4:3; characters might be cut off). The CC can be displayed on the TV if the receiver (such as a set-top box or satellite receiver) has the CC set On using the Component or HDMI connection to the TV.

  • Page 41

    Electrical interference, static electricity, or erroneous operation may damage the data or card. Back up the recorded data at regular intervals in case of deteriorated or damaged data or erratic operation of the unit. (Panasonic is not liable for any deterioration or damage of recorded data.) Message...

  • Page 42

    Technical Information HDMI connections to some Panasonic equipment allow you to interface automatically. (p. 26) This function may not work normally depending on the equipment condition. The equipment can be operated by other remote controls with this function on even if TV is in Standby mode.

  • Page 43: Care And Cleaning

    You can enjoy your home theater by connecting a Dolby Digital (5.1 channel at ATSC only) decoder and “Multi Channel (ATSC only)” amplifier to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminals. Caution Depending on your DVD player and DVD-Audio software the copyright protection function may operate and disable optical output. External speakers cannot be connected directly to PROG OUT terminals.

  • Page 44

    Before requesting service or assistance, please follow these simple guides to resolve the problem. If the problem still persists, please contact your local Panasonic dealer or Panasonic Service Center for assistance. For details (p. 48, 49) For additional assistance, please contact us via the website at:

  • Page 45

    If there is a problem with your TV, please refer to the table below to determine the symptoms, then carry out the suggested check. If this does not solve the problem, please contact your local Panasonic dealer, quoting the model number and serial number (both found on the rear of the TV).

  • Page 46: Specifications

    Specifications Power Source Maximum Standby condition Aspect Ratio Visible screen size (W × H × Diagonal) (No. of pixels) Speaker Audio Output Channel Capability- ATSC/NTSC (Digital/Analog) Operating Conditions VIDEO IN 1 VIDEO IN 2 COMPONENT IN 1 HDMI 1-3 Card slot PROG OUT DIGITAL AUDIO OUT FEATURES...

  • Page 47

    Panasonic LCD Televisions Limited Warranty Coverage If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or workmanship, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc.(collectively referred to as “the warrantor”) will, for the length of the period indicated on the chart below, which starts with the date of original purchase (“warranty period”), at its option either (a) repair your product with new or refurbished parts, or (b) replace it with a new or a refurbished product.

  • Page 48

    Monday-Friday 9 am-9 pm; Saturday-Sunday 10 am-7 pm, EST. ■ For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY: 1-877-833-8855 Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books on line for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: or, send your request by E-mail to:

  • Page 49

    If removal is required to service the product, it will be at the discretion of the Servicentre and in no event will Panasonic Canada Inc. or the Servicentre be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages.

  • Page 50

    North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus New Jersey 07094 U.S.A. © 2008 Panasonic Corporation of North America. All Rights Reserved. © 2008 Panasonic Corporation of North America. Todos los Derechos Reservados. Serial Number Número de serie Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc.

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