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42" LED FULL HD TV
LT-42C550

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  • Page 1 Instruction Manual 42” LED FULL HD TV LT-42C550...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Safety Warnings ...................................5 2 Preparation ....................................8 Unpacking the TV ..........................................8 Installing / Removing the Base Stand ..................................9 − Installing the Base Stand ......................................9 − Mounting the TV to a Wall ....................................10 Front View and Bottom View Controls ..................................11 Rear View and Sockets ........................................12 Installing Batteries in the Remote Control ................................13 Remote Control Operation Range ....................................13...
  • Page 4 Lock Setting ............................................41 − Lock System ..........................................41 − Set Password ......................................... 42 − Block Channel ........................................43 − Parental Guidance ....................................... 44 6 Using the Features ..................................45 EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) (DTV or Radio Mode) ..........................45 − Switch On / Off EPG ......................................45 −...
  • Page 5: Safety Warnings

    Chapter Safety Warnings • Read all the instructions carefully before using the unit Wall Mounting and keep them for future reference. • Read the TV and wall mount instructions before mounting your TV on the wall. • Retain the manual. If you pass the unit onto a third party make sure to include this manual.
  • Page 6 Safety Warnings Mains Cable Earphones • Make sure the unit or unit stand is not resting on top of • Listening to loud sounds for prolonged periods of time the mains cable, as the weight of the unit may damage may permanently damage your hearing.
  • Page 7 Safety Warnings Service • To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove screws. The unit does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Please leave all maintenance work to qualified personnel. • Do not open any fixed covers as this may expose dangerous voltages.
  • Page 8: Preparation

    Preparation Thank you for purchasing your new JVC TV. Your new TV has many features and incorporates the latest technology to enhance your viewing experience. We recommend that you spend some time reading this instruction manual so that you fully understand these features.
  • Page 9: Installing / Removing The Base Stand

    Preparation Installing / Removing the Base Stand • The LCD display is very fragile, and must be protected at all times when installing and removing the base stand. Be sure that no hard or sharp object, or anything that could scratch or damage the LCD display, comes into contact with it. DO NOT exert pressure on the front of the TV at any time because the screen could crack.
  • Page 10: Mounting The Tv To A Wall

    Preparation Mounting the TV to a Wall • Remove the stand assembly before mounting the TV onto the wall. • It is recommended that two people take part in installation. 1. To remove the stand assembly, untighten the screws holding the stand assembly at the rear of the TV. Remove the stand assembly.
  • Page 11: Front View And Bottom View Controls

    Preparation Front View and Bottom View Controls MENU VOL - VOL + CH- V– – Item Description Illuminates red when the TV is in standby mode. The LED will blink in red, confirming POWER LED that a timer recording programme has started in standby mode. Receives IR signals from the remote control.
  • Page 12: Rear View And Sockets

    Preparation Rear View and Sockets VIDEO Digital Audio Output HDMI3 SCART (optical) Item Description Connects to the Composite VIDEO and AUDIO (L/R) output sockets on external video VIDEO / AUDIO (L/R) devices. Connects to a DVD player, Digital Set-Top-Box, or other AV devices with component Y, Pb, Pr / AUDIO (L/R) (YPbPr) video and audio output sockets.
  • Page 13: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    Preparation Installing Batteries in the Remote Control 1. Press and lift the back cover to open the battery compartment of the remote control. 2. Insert two AAA size batteries. Make sure the (+) and ( - ) ends of the batteries match the (+) and ( - ) ends indicated in the battery compartment.
  • Page 14: Remote Control

    Preparation Remote Control Mute and restore your TV sound. Switch the TV between on and standby mode. 3. ASPECT Watch the screen in various formats: Auto / 4:3 / 16:9 / Full / TITLE Zoom / Subtitle / SmartZoom. ASPECT S.MODE P.MODE GUIDE...
  • Page 15 Preparation 21. CH + / – Select a channel. No function. TITLE To skip to the beginning of the previous chapter / track / ASPECT S.MODE P.MODE GUIDE photo. (USB mode) Skip to the beginning of the next chapter / track / photo. (USB mode) Reverse playback rapidly.
  • Page 16: Connections

    Chapter Connections Making Video and Audio Connections Not all AV devices have the ability to connect to a TV, please refer to the owner’s manual of your AV device for compatibility and connection procedures. When connecting any external AV device, do not connect the mains cable to the mains socket until all other connections are complete.
  • Page 17: Connecting A Soundbar - Hdmi Arc (Audio Return Channel)

    Connections Connecting a Soundbar - HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) The ARC (Audio Return Channel) function allows you to send audio from your ARC-compliant TV to ARC-compliant audio devices (e.g. soundbar) through a single HDMI connection. To enjoy the ARC function, please ensure your ARC-compliant audio devices are connected by an HDMI cable that support the ARC function to the HDMI 1(ARC) socket of your ARC-compliant TV.
  • Page 18: Connecting An Av Device Using A Component (Ypbpr) Cable

    Connections Connecting an AV Device Using a Component (YPbPr) Cable 1. Connect the component cable from the TV’s YPbPr Rear Bottom View of TV input sockets to an external AV device’s component VIDEO output sockets. Digital Audio Output HDMI3 SCART (optical) 2.
  • Page 19: Connecting An Av Device Using Composite Cable

    Connections Connecting an AV Device Using Composite Cable 1. Use an AV cable to connect the TV’s AUDIO(L/R) Rear Bottom View of TV / VIDEO input sockets to the external AV device’s VIDEO composite audio / video output sockets. Digital Audio Output HDMI3 SCART (VIDEO = yellow, Audio Left = white, and...
  • Page 20: Connecting To Network

    Connections Connecting to Network Connects your TV to the internet router by an Rear Right Side View of TV Ethernet cable. It allows access to some IP channels COMMON INTERFACE (CI) HDMI1(ARC) PC IN that are available on T2 products. These are accessible HDMI2 HEADPHONE PC AUDIO 500mA...
  • Page 21: Initial Setup

    Chapter Initial Setup Turning the TV On for the First Time • This instruction manual explains the basic instructions for operating this unit. Unless otherwise stated, all operations described are based on remote control use. • If you are going to watch TV using a set-top box, simply connect your TV and set-top box via a HDMI cable and select HDMI in the Input Source menu.
  • Page 22: Target Region Setting (Uk Only)

    Initial Setup 7. Press the buttons to select your desired mode and then press the Mode Select OK button. Press the button to select Yes to confirm or the button to select No to cancel and return to the Mode Select menu. Home Mode Shop Mode Home Mode...
  • Page 23: Selecting The Input Source

    Initial Setup Selecting the Input Source 1. Press the button on the right bottom panel under the TV frame or the INPUT Input Source button on the remote control to display the Input source list. 2. Press the buttons to select the input source that you want: DTV / ATV / SCART / YPbPr / PC / HDMI1 / HDMI2 / HDMI3 / AV / USB.
  • Page 24: Customising Tv Settings

    Chapter Customising TV Settings Channel Setting (TV, DTV or Radio Mode) Auto Tuning Use this to automatically find and store all available channels. This is normally recommended if some channels have been added or removed by the broadcaster or if you have moved. 1.
  • Page 25: Dtv Manual Tuning

    Customising TV Settings DTV Manual Tuning Allows you to make manual fine tuning adjustments to the channel under DTV mode. 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the CHANNEL menu and then press the OK button. CHANNEL PICTURE SOUND...
  • Page 26: Channel Edit (Atv / Dtv Mode)

    Customising TV Settings 3. The ATV Manual Tuning screen will pop up. Use the buttons to select ATV Manual Tuning the following options and the buttons to adjust the setting. Storage To 1 Storage To Presets the channel number. System I Selects the sound system: I / DK / L (for System Current CH 1...
  • Page 27: Signal Information (Dtv Mode)

    Customising TV Settings c. Move Press the YELLOW button and then press the buttons to move to the selected channel. Press the YELLOW button to confi rm. d. Skip Press the BLUE button to select the channels that you want to skip when you are selecting channels.
  • Page 28: Ci (Common Interface) (Dtv Mode)

    Customising TV Settings CI (Common Interface) (DTV Mode) The common interface allows the use of a Common Access Module to enable you to view scrambled (pay to view) services. These services are provided by TopUp TV (UK only) and others. The Common Access Module and viewing card can be obtained from the service provider.
  • Page 29: Software Update (Over Air Download) (Dtv Mode)

    Customising TV Settings Software Update (Over Air Download) (DTV Mode) The TV auto detects the latest firmware through the DTV signal and allows you to accept or refuse the firmware upgrade service. This function may not be available in some countries. Please follow the steps below if applicable. 1.
  • Page 30: Picture Setting

    Customising TV Settings Picture Setting Allows you to set your preferred picture mode. 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the PICTURE menu and then press the OK button. CHANNEL PICTURE SOUND TIME OPTION LOCK EXIT EXIT 2.
  • Page 31 Customising TV Settings Colour Select among colour temperature: Nature / Warm / User / Cool. Colour Temperature Nature Temperature Adjusts the colour components independently to achieve a warm or cool Red 50 colour (for User mode). Green 50 • Red: Increases red tint Blue 50 •...
  • Page 32: Sound Setting

    Customising TV Settings Screen Allows you to adjust the PC desktop content. (PC mode only) Auto Adjust Allows you to synchronise a PC signal automatically. Screen Horizontal Pos. Adjusts the position of the picture left and right in Auto Adjust the window.
  • Page 33: Stereo / Dual Sound Reception (Atv Mode)

    Customising TV Settings Balance Adjusts the relative volume of the speakers in a multiple speaker system. Auto Volume Volume levels are automatically controlled (e.g., advertisements tend to be louder than the programmes). DTS TruSurround DTS TruSurround delivers an immersive virtual surround sound experience over front facing speaker configurations, complete with rich bass, high frequency detail and clear dialogue.
  • Page 34: Time Settings

    Customising TV Settings Time Settings Allows you to adjust power on / off time, sleep timer, auto standby and time zone. 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the TIME menu and then press the OK button. CHANNEL PICTURE SOUND...
  • Page 35: Option Setting

    Customising TV Settings Time Zone When you select a Time Zone city, the TV time is set by the time offset information based on Time Zone and GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) which is received with the broadcast signal and the time is set automatically by a digital signal. 4.
  • Page 36: Subtitle Language (Dtv Mode)

    Customising TV Settings 2. Press the buttons to select Audio Language and then press the OK button. The default audio language is English. OSD Language English Audio Language English Subtitle Language Hearing Impaired OPTION Country UK PVR File System Restore Factory Default Network Configuration HDMI_CEC 3.
  • Page 37: Hearing Impaired

    Customising TV Settings Hearing Impaired Shows information for the hearing-impaired in some programmes. (For DTV channels only if available.) 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the OPTION menu and then press the OK button. CHANNEL PICTURE SOUND...
  • Page 38: Restore Factory Default

    Customising TV Settings 3. Press the buttons to select the following PVR File System options and then press the OK button. Press the MENU button to return to the PVR File System previous menu. Select Disk Time Shift Size Format Start Speed Check Always Timeshift MENU...
  • Page 39: Network Configuration

    Customising TV Settings Network Configuration Adjust all your network setting and check your connection if you are having connection problems. Manual setup is recommended for advanced users only. 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the OPTION menu and then press the OK button.
  • Page 40: Hdmi Cec (Consumer Electronics Control)

    Customising TV Settings Proxy buttons to switch the Proxy On / Press the Off. When the Proxy is switch to On, press the buttons to select IP and then the OK button. Use buttons to adjust the settings. 5. Press the MENU button to return to the previous menu. 6.
  • Page 41: Lock Setting

    Customising TV Settings Lock Setting To access the LOCK menu, you must enter the password. Enter the default password “6666” for first time use. To change the password, please refer to the section “Set Password”. Lock System The Lock System is designed to prevent accidental re-tuning of the TV / losing of channels and to prevent children from watching unsuitable programmes.
  • Page 42: Set Password

    Customising TV Settings Set Password 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the LOCK menu and then press the OK button. CHANNEL PICTURE SOUND TIME OPTION LOCK EXIT EXIT 2. Press the OK button to select Lock System. Lock System Set Password Block Channel...
  • Page 43: Block Channel

    Customising TV Settings Block Channel Block Channel is designed to prevent children from watching unsuitable programmes. When a channel is blocked, a valid password must be entered. 1. Press the MENU button and then press the buttons to select the LOCK menu and then press the OK button.
  • Page 44: Parental Guidance

    Customising TV Settings Parental Guidance This function allows you to set up blocking schemes to block specific channels and ratings. It operates according to information from the broadcasting station, therefore if the signal has incorrect information, this function will not operate. This TV is programmed to remember the last option set even if the TV is switched off.
  • Page 45: Using The Features

    Chapter Using the Features EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) (DTV or Radio Mode) This system has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) to help you navigate through all the possible viewing options. The EPG supplies information such as programme listings, start and end times for all available services. In addition, detailed information about the programme is often available in the EPG (the availability and amount of programme information will vary, depending on the particular broadcaster).
  • Page 46: Red Button (Interactive Services)

    Using the Features Red Button (Interactive Services) Red button services are available on BBC TV and Radio channels. The services are gradually changing to an internet based service rather than the conventual over air (though your aerial). To make the most out of the Red Button services make sure your TV is connected to the internet.
  • Page 47: Entertainment

    Chapter Entertainment Connecting a USB Storage Device Rear Right Side View of TV 1. Switch off the TV before connecting any USB COMMON INTERFACE (CI) HDMI1(ARC) PC IN storage device. HDMI2 HEADPHONE PC AUDIO 500mA 500mA 500mA 2. Connect the supplied USB extension cable and your USB storage device to the USB port of your 3.
  • Page 48: Listening To Music

    Entertainment 4. Press the buttons to navigate in the movie folder and then press /usb/sdb1/03 At Home Directories: 1 Files: 17 Total: 117 the OK button. If you want to select the specified movie, press the buttons to Return Up Folder MVI_8862.MOV MVI_8863.MOV MVI_8864.MOV...
  • Page 49: Viewing Photos

    Entertainment 5. The music information will be displayed. Press the PLAY button to play. 6. Press the MENU button to display the function bar. Press the buttons and then press the OK button to select the function: Previous / Next / Pause / Stop / Rev / FF / Repeat (Repeat All / Repeat Off / Repeat 1) / Play List / Info.
  • Page 50: My Text

    Entertainment My Text 1. Press the button on the right bottom panel under the TV frame or the INPUT button on the remote control then press the buttons to select the USB mode and then press the OK button. 2. Press the buttons to select TEXT and then press the OK button.
  • Page 51: Pvr (Personal Video Recorder)

    Chapter PVR (Personal Video Recorder) Time Shift Function This function allows you to pause live TV. The picture will pause and the programme will begin recording so you will not miss any of the programme. You need to have a USB storage device attached to the USB socket for Time Shift Recording to work. If the transfer rate of the USB storage device is too slow for •...
  • Page 52: Recording Dtv Programme Onto A Usb Storage Device

    PVR (Personal Video Recorder) Recording DTV Programme onto a USB Storage Device Use this function to record the DTV programme you are watching on the main screen and save it for future viewing. The recording from timer programme or direct recording may have a little bit of delay when it starts to record the broadcast programme.
  • Page 53: Timer Programming

    PVR (Personal Video Recorder) Timer Programming This function is used to perform scheduled recording. The recording from timer programme or direct recording may have a little bit of delay when it starts to record the broadcast programme. Please make sure the USB device is inserted. If not, a warning message will pop up. 1.
  • Page 54: Playing Recorded Programme

    PVR (Personal Video Recorder) Playing Recorded Programme You can play a recorded programme from the recorded programme list or from a USB Storage Device. 1. Press the button on the right bottom panel under the TV frame or the INPUT button on the remote control and then press the buttons to select the USB mode and then press the OK button.
  • Page 55: Other Information

    Chapter Other Information Maintenance Careful and regular cleaning can prolong the life of your TV. Be sure to press the button at the right bottom panel under the TV frame or on the remote control to turn off the TV. Disconnect the mains cable from the mains socket before any cleaning.
  • Page 56 Other Information Horizontal / Vertical bar or picture • Check for local interference such as an electrical appliance or power tool. shaking • Station or cable channel may be experiencing problems, tune to another station. Poor reception on some channels •...
  • Page 57 Other Information FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) • It happens sometimes if you have a weak signal. Usually it just means you’ll need to re-scan your digital box or TV. Don’t worry, it is easy to do. And once you’ve done it, Why have I lost some / all of my you should get all the Freeview channels available to you.
  • Page 58: Display Modes

    Other Information Display Modes The screen resolution has been optimised during production for the display modes listed below. YPbPr Mode Resolution Vertical Frequency (Hz) Aspect Ratio 480I: 720 x 480 480P: 720 x 480 576I: 720 x 576 576P: 720 x 576 Auto / 4:3 / 16:9 / Full / Zoom / 720P: 1280 x 720 Subtitle / SmartZoom...
  • Page 59: Product Fiche And Specifications

    Other Information Product Fiche and Specifications Brand Model LT-42C550 Energy Efficiency Class Screen Size (measured diagonally) Approx. 107 cm (42 inch) Power Consumption (In HOME mode) 50.7 W Average Annual Energy Consumption * 75 kWh (Please refer to *1 under this table) Standby Power Consumption 0.50 W...
  • Page 60 Other Information LT-42C550 kWh/annum Watt inch 2017 2010/1062 -...
  • Page 61: Remote Control Codes

    Other Information Remote Control Codes Sky Codes The codes for controlling your TV using a Sky Remote Control are 3456, 3460, 3830, 3859. For instruction on how to use the code, see your Sky instruction manual. Useful Information and Licences Visit Partmaster.co.uk today for the easiest way to buy electrical spares and accessories.
  • Page 64 EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address: https://www.teamknowhow.com/ Click on SEARCH and enter the model number. The product is distributed and warranted exclusive by DSG Retail Ltd. “JVC” is the trademark of JVC KENWOOD Corporation, used by DSG Retail Ltd. under license. (IB-LT-42C550-180209V6)

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