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Philips 26PW8402/37, 30PW8402/37, 34PW8402/37, 30PW8502/37, 34PW8502/37, 30PW850H User Manual

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26PW8402/37
30PW8402/37
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30PW850H
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  • Page 1 Thank you for choosing Philips. Read your User Manual and/or Quick-Use Guide first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. If you have read your instructions and still need assistance you may access our online help at Model No.:...
  • Page 2: Welcome/Registration Of Your Tv

    As a member of the PHILIPS “family,” you’re entitled to protection by one of the most comprehensive warranties and outstanding service networks in the industry.What’s more, your purchase guar- antees you’ll receive all the information and special offers for which...
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read before operating equipment Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with a dry cloth. Do not block any of the ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Energy Star® label can save energy. Saving energy reduces air pollution and lowers utility bills. Active Control, AutoPicture, AutoSound, AutoChron, and EATURES Incredible Surround are trademarks of Philips Consumer Electronics Company. Copyright 2001 Philips Consumer Electronics. *Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”...
  • Page 5: Installation Menu

    OW TO ANGUAGE or our Spanish and French-speaking TV own- ers, an onscreen LANGUAGE option is pres- ent. The LANGUAGE control enables you to set the TV’s onscreen menu to be shown in either English, Spanish, or French. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu.
  • Page 6: How To Use The Auto Program Controls

    ROGRAM our TV can automatically set itself for local area (or cable TV) channels. This makes it easy for you to select only the TV stations in your area by pressing the CHANNEL (+) or (–) button. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu.
  • Page 7: How To Use The Name Controls

    OW TO ONTROL he channel NAME feature allows you to list the “call” letters of your favorite stations beside their channel numbers when they appear on the screen. The TV has in memory a list of the 50 most popular channel names (for example: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, etc.).
  • Page 8 ONTROL ERSONAL he channel NAME feature allows you to list the “call” letters of your favorite stations beside their channel numbers when they appear on the screen. You can enter a custom name (up to five characters) for each channel. Tune to the specific channel you want to name, then follow the steps below.
  • Page 9: Picture

    OW TO o adjust your TV picture controls, select a channel and follow these steps. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR UP or CURSOR DOWN but- ton to highlight PICTURE. Press the CURSOR RIGHT button to enter the Picture menu.
  • Page 10: Sound Menu Controls

    OW TO o adjust your TV sound controls, select a channel and follow these steps. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR UP or CURSOR DOWN but- ton to highlight Sound. Press the CURSOR RIGHT button to enter the sound menu.
  • Page 11: How To Use The Timer Menu Controls

    OW TO our television comes with an onscreen clock. The TV can also be set to turn on or off at a specific time and tune to a specific channel when it powers itself on. Press the CLOCK button on the remote con- trol to display the Timer onscreen menu.
  • Page 12: How To Use The Autochron™ Control

    OW TO USE THE HRON utoChron™ can automatically set the TV’s onscreen clock. Since the time is received from a broadcast signal, you must be sure that a cable TV or Antenna signal is present before you use the AutoChron™ fea- ture.
  • Page 13: Understanding The Autolock™ Controls

    NDERSTANDING THE he AutoLock™ feature receives and processes data sent by broadcasters or other program providers that contain pro- gram content advisories. When programmed by the viewer, a TV with AutoLock™ can respond to the content advisories and block program content that may be found objection- able (such as offensive language, violence, sexual situations, etc.).
  • Page 14: Setting Up An Autolock™ Access Code

    utoLock allows parents to block out or “censor” any channels they think children should not watch. A channel blocked by the AutoLock control cannot be viewed until a cor- rect access code is used to unlock the channel for viewing. First, let’s set your AutoLock access code.
  • Page 15: How To Lock Channels Using Autolock

    OW TO fter your personal access code has been set (see the previous page), you are ready to select the channels or inputs you want to block out or censor. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu.
  • Page 16: How To Clear All Locked Channels At The Same Time

    OW TO arious onscreen messages will appear when someone tries to view blocked pro- gramming. The message is determined by how the current programming is blocked. You may view the blocked programming and turn OFF the AutoLock™ feature by using the Clear All control or by entering your access code.
  • Page 17 LOCKING fter your personal access code has been set, you can select specific movie ratings that you want to censor. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR UP or CURSOR DOWN button to highlight Features. Press the CURSOR RIGHT button to display the Features menu.
  • Page 18 ou can select specific TV ratings that you want to censor by following these steps. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR UP or CURSOR DOWN button to highlight Features. Press the CURSOR RIGHT button to display the Features menu.
  • Page 19: Other Autolock™ Blocking Options

    THER he AutoLock™ control offers the viewer other blocking options as well/ With Block Options, the censoring can be turned On or Off. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR UP or CURSOR DOWN button to highlight Features.
  • Page 20: Using The Autolock™ Review Screen

    o remind you wich rating you have locked and which Block Options you have selected, a review screen is available to review your AutoLock settings. To access this screen follow the steps below. Press the STATUS/EXIT button on the remote control TWICE. Your AutoLock™...
  • Page 21: How To Use The Widescreen Format Control

    OW TO USE THE ou can change the screen format size to match the type of program you’re watch- ing. Select the normal 4:3, Zoom 14:9, and Subtitle aspect ratios. There also is 16:9, Superwide, and Wide Screen aspect ratios, which allows movies to be viewed in their full width (known as letter-box style).
  • Page 22: How To Use The Closed Captioning Controls

    OW TO USE THE losed Captioning (CC) allows you to read the voice content of television pro- grams on the TV screen. Designed to help the hearing impaired, this feature uses onscreen “text boxes” to show dialogue and conversa- tions while the TV program is in progress. Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the on- screen menu.
  • Page 23: How To Use The Rotation Control

    Please note that the amount of rotation will be very minimal. Press the STATUS/EXIT button to remove the menu from the screen. PHILIPS Picture tilted to the left PHILIPS Picture tilted to the right OTATION...
  • Page 24: How To Use The Dynamic Nr Control

    OW TO USE THE he Dynamic Noise Reduction feature can help eliminate slightly “speckled” pic- tures (an indication of signal noise in the pic- ture). Press the MENU/SELECT button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR UP or CURSOR DOWN twice to highlight Features.
  • Page 25 OW TO “list” or series of previously viewed channels can be selected with the QuadraSurf™ (colored) buttons on your remote control. With this feature you can easi- ly switch between different TV programs that currently interest you. The QuadraSurf™ con- trol allows you set up four different personal Surf lists using the colored buttons (on the remote control), each holding up to ten chan-...
  • Page 26: How To Use The Quadrasurf Controls

    he QuadraSurf™ buttons on your remote control allow you to store up to 10 chan- nels per button (40 total). This is a great fea- ture if you want to store all your favorite Sports channels, Movie channels, or News channels in one surf list.
  • Page 27: How To Use The Program List Control

    OW TO USE THE he Program List Control will allow you to quickly overview all the programmed channels that have been placed into the tele- visions memory (see the Auto Programming section of this manual for more details). pro- gram List will display the channel number, the name of the channel if you have given it one, and where it will have AutoLock turned On or Off.
  • Page 28: How To Use The Sleeptimer Controls

    Have you ever fallen asleep in front of the TV, only to have it wake you up at two in the morning with a test pattern sound screech- ing in your ears? Well, your TV can enable you to avoid that discomfort by automatically turning itself off.
  • Page 29: How To Use The Autopicture™ Control

    OW TO USE THE hether you’re watching a movie or a video game, your TV has automatic video con- trol settings that will match with your current program source or content. AutoPicture™ quickly resets your TV’s video controls for a number of different types of programs and viewing conditions that you may have in your home.
  • Page 30: Remote

    If you are using Philips accessory devices, such as a VCR, DVD Player, Satellite, and/or Amplifier, we have pre-programmed the remote control for you. For additional equiptment, you can program additional accessories using the ACC(esso- ry) mode, see next page for details.
  • Page 31: Code-Entry Method

    BER 3 for VCR, then enter the listed four digit code; i.e.; 3, 2, 0, 0, 1.) ELPFUL It is recommended that you use Philips brand external accessory devices with your Philips television to insure proper remote control functions. If you are using Philips brand accessory devices, your remote control should be ready to use with these devices.
  • Page 32: Direct-Entry Code List For Accessory Devices

    EMOTE ONTROL VCR CODES Admiral ....2027, 2052 Adventura .....2001 Aiko .
  • Page 33 Philco ..2015, 2018, 2052, 2078 Philips . . .2015, 2035 (DEFAULT VCR), ......2074, 2075 Phonola .
  • Page 34 Panda ......4037 Philips ....4007, 4011, .
  • Page 35: Remote Control Accessory Device Specific Buttons

    EMOTE ONTROL hen using the TV remote control with an external accessory device, first make certain the proper mode is selected and the remote has been programmed to control the device (see pages 30-31). Press the SELECT button repeatedly to highlight the proper accessory mode (VCR, DVD, SAT, AMP, or ACC).
  • Page 36: Mportant Nformation Troubleshooting

    No Power • Check the TV power cord. Unplug the TV, wait 10 seconds, then reinsert the plug into the outlet and push the POWER button again. • Check that the outlet is not on a wall switch. • Be sure the fuse is not blown on the AC power strip, if one is being used.
  • Page 37: Care And Cleaning

    WARNING Concerning Stationary Images on the TV Screen: Do not leave stationary or letterbox images on screen for extended periods of time. This can cause uneven picture- tube aging. Normal use of the TV should involve the showing of pictures that contain constantly moving and changing images that fill the screen.
  • Page 38: Index

    Active Control™ ........27 Alternate Channel Control ......25 Audio Out Control .
  • Page 39: Limited Warranty

    RENEWED 90 DAY LIMITED WARRANTY...