To use your flat screen TV for a long period of time Cautions regarding screen burning After-image lagging and screen burning After-image lagging: When characters, images or images of fixed patterns with very high luminance are displayed on your flat screen TV, even if displayed for a relatively short period of time, the image may remain on the screen due to the residual electric load of the panel.
IMPORTANT CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, The exclamation point within an equilateral within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO triangle is intended to alert the user to the the user to the presence of uninsulated NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
Contents Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them away in a safe place for future reference.
Contents 11 Useful adjustment settings ....40 13 Using the HDMI Control ....68 Switching the vertical drive mode (AV source only) .
(for example, a traditional tube-type television). To enjoy • The existence of a minute number of inactive light cells. beautiful and bright images on your Pioneer flat screen TV for a long time, please • Panel generated sounds, examples: Fan motor noise, and electrical circuit...
Important user information When not using the product for a long period of time Caution If you do not use the product for a long period of time, the functions of the product Panel sticking and after-image lag may be adversely affected. Switch on and run the product occasionally. Displaying the same images such as still images for a long time may cause after- Condensation image lagging.
Safety precautions Chapter 2 Safety precautions Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause 16. Servicing - Do not attempt to service the product yourself. Removing covers personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled. This product has can expose you to high voltage and other dangerous conditions.
Note • It is strongly recommended to use the optional Pioneer mounting products. • Pioneer shall not be liable for any personal injury or product damage that results from the use of mounting items other than the optional Pioneer products.
Supplied accessories Chapter 3 Supplied accessories Check that all of the following accessories are supplied in the box. Cleaning cloth Remote control unit (PDP-LX609A/PDP-LX509A) Warranty card Remote control unit Operating instructions (PDP-C509A) AA size battery x 2 Ferrite core (black) (PDP-LX609A/PDP-LX509A) Cable clamp x 4 Power cord...
Part names Chapter 4 Part names Flat screen TV (Front) Side (PDP-LX609A) (PDP-LX509A/PDP-C509A) The terminals on the side panel are common to the PDP-LX609A, PDP-LX509A and PDP-C509A. USB port (PDP-LX609A and PDP-LX509A, for the Home Media Gallery Power On ( ) button (This button is located at the bottom on the rear panel.
Part names Flat screen TV (Rear) (PDP-LX609A) (PDP-LX509A/PDP-C509A) Terminals in upper bank * For exact terminal positions, refer to the terminal position sheet located near the terminal compartment. Terminals in middle bank 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 The terminals on the rear panel are common to the PDP-LX609A and PDP-LX509A (LAN (10/100) port is unavailable for PDP-C509A). ...
Part names Remote control unit HMG (Home Media Gallery, PDP-LX609A/PDP-LX509A only): Displays the Home Media Gallery screen. 0 to 9: TV/External input mode: Selects a channel. This section describes the functions of the buttons available when the TV mode Teletext mode: Selects a page. has been selected by using the SELECT button.
• If you do not leave sufficient space above the flat screen TV, it will not receive enough ventilation and will not operate properly. • Pioneer will not be responsible for accident or damage caused by inadequate installation or stabilisation, erroneous operation, remodeling or natural disasters.
Preparation Preventing the flat screen TV from falling over (PDP-LX509A) After installing the stand, be sure to take special care to ensure that the flat screen TV will not fall over and is stabilised to both the wall and rack. Stabilising on a table or rack Stabilise the flat screen TV as shown in the diagram using the falling prevention metal fittings and screws supplied with the optional stand.
Preparation Routing cables Caution When the speaker is mounted to the flat screen TV panel: • A table or rack with adequate strength should always be used to support the flat screen TV. Failure to do so could result in personal injury and physical (PDP-LX609A) Speaker cable damage.
Preparation Preparing the remote control unit Attaching and removing a cable clamp Thread the clamp band through the holder  and bundle the cable(s) in the cable clamp. Push and hold the levers then insert the hook into an appropriate hole  on the rear of the flat screen TV.
Preparation Operating range of the remote control unit Operate the remote control unit while pointing it toward the remote control sensor located at the bottom right of the front panel of the flat screen TV. The distance from the remote control sensor must be within 7 m and the angle relative to the sensor must be within 30 degrees in the right, left, upward, or downward direction.
Watching TV Chapter 6 Watching TV Flat screen TV status indicators Important The table below shows the operational status of the flat screen TV. You can check the current status of the system with the indicators on the flat screen TV. •...
Watching TV Using P+/P– on the remote control unit Note • Press P+ to increase the channel number. • Pressing ENTER selects the desired channel. • Press P– to decrease the channel number. • Pressing EXIT or RETURN causes the list to disappear. •...
Watching TV Switching the broadcast audio channel Note • Pressing EXIT, RETURN, or TOOLS again causes the TOOLS Menu to Depending on the broadcast, you can switch the audio channel. disappear. • If the number of channels registered reaches the limit, a warning screen appears.
Watching TV Switching an audio component The TOOLS Menu also allows selecting from up to 32 audio components. Press TOOLS. The TOOLS Menu appears on screen. Select “Audio” (/). Select the desired audio component (/). You can switch: – an audio component between the languages (digital broadcast only) –...
Watching TV Using the TOOLS Menu You can also select the multiscreen mode from the TOOLS Menu. Press TOOLS. The TOOLS Menu appears on screen. Select “Split”, “Swap” or “Shift” (/). Select a mode (/). For “Split” mode, select “Off (Single)”, “2-screen” or “P-in-P”. The selected mode appears in the centre of the TOOLS Menu.
The HOME MENU Chapter 7 The HOME MENU HOME MENU overview For PC source HOME MENU Item Page For AV source Channel – Favourites – Item Page HOME MENU Input – Channel – – Favourites – Home Media – Input –...
The HOME MENU Using the HOME MENU The following describes the typical procedure for setting up the menus. For the actual procedures, see the appropriate pages that describe individual functions. Press HOME MENU. Press / to select a menu item, and then press ENTER. Repeat step 2 until you access the desired submenu item.
Setting up Chapter 8 Setting up Setting up TV channels automatically Select “Manual Adjust” (/ then ENTER). Manual Adjust This section describes how to automatically search for and set up TV channels. Label Using Auto Installation Sort When the flat screen TV is switched on for the first time after purchase, Auto Installation menu appears on screen.
Setting up Labelling TV channels Sorting preset TV channels You can name TV channels that you have set up, using up to eight characters. This Use the following procedure to change the sequence of the preset TV may help you easily identify the channels during selections. programmes.
Setting up AV Selection Note • As “OPTIMUM” automatically optimises image quality, the process in which Select from the seven viewing options, depending on the current environment image settings such as brightness and tint gradually change may be seen on (e.g., room brightness), the type of the current TV programme, or the type of the screen.
Setting up For AV source PureCinema button button Item Automatically detects a film-based source (originally encoded at 24 frames/ second), analyses it, then recreates each still film frame for high-definition Contrast For less contrast For more contrast picture quality Brightness For less brightness For more brightness...
Setting up You may rather want to perform fine adjustment. To do this, select “Manual” first DRE (Dynamic Range Expander) Picture and then press and hold ENTER for more than three seconds. The manual adjustment screen appears. Then go to step 5. Emphasises the contrast on images so that the difference between brightness and darkness becomes more distinct Select an item to be adjusted (/...
Setting up Using the 3DYC and I-P Mode button button Item Repeat step 1 provided for Using Colour Temp. Closer to magenta Closer to yellow Select “Others” (/ then ENTER). Closer to red Closer to green Select “3DYC” or “I-P Mode” (/ then ENTER). Closer to yellow Closer to cyan Select the desired parameter (/...
Setting up Sound Effect Note You can select from SRS FOCUS, SRS, SRS TruBass and SRS Definition. • You cannot adjust any item while on the “Before” screen. A warning message Repeat steps 1 to 3 provided for Sound adjustments. appears.
Setting up Using AVC (Auto Volume Control) Power Control Reduces sudden volume change and compensates source sound level. To select Power Control provides convenient functions for power saving. this option, follow the procedure below. Energy Save Repeat steps 1 to 3 provided for Sound adjustments. You may use one of the three Energy Save modes to save power consumption.
Setting up Note • Five minutes before the system is placed into the standby mode, a message appears every minute. Power Management (PC source only) The system will be automatically placed into the standby mode when no signal is received from the personal computer. Repeat steps 1 to 3 provided for Energy Save.
Enjoying DTV broadcasts Chapter 9 Enjoying DTV broadcasts Watching DTV programmes Sound multiplex information Current time Digital TV (DTV) opens up a new world of free-to-air terrestrial programming. It Programme time schedule provides more channels, clearer picture quality, and various types of useful Next programme time schedule/title information.
Enjoying DTV broadcasts Reconfiguring the DTV channel settings Customising channel related settings This section describes how to reconfigure the DTV channel settings after setting This section describes how to customise various channel related settings. These up DTV channels using Auto Installation (page 26). You can select “Digital Tuner settings include Channel Skip, Channel Lock and Channel Delete.
Enjoying DTV broadcasts Parental Rating option Note You can choose from the following options to block TV programmes: • To change a page on the Sort screen in step 3, select the arrow icon on the screen with /// then press ENTER. Rating Description •...
Using the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (for DTV only) Chapter 10 Using the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (for DTV only) EPG display format • If the current time has not been correctly set, there may be TV programmes whose EPG information is not displayed. The Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) shows the table of scheduled digital General programme list terrestrial TV programmes and detailed information about individual...
Using the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) (for DTV only) Using the EPG Using other useful EPG functions Use the following procedure to check the schedule of digital terrestrial TV Below are some useful functions that guide you through the EPG screen and save programmes, view information about desired programmes, and/or select your time.
Useful adjustment settings Chapter 11 Useful adjustment settings About “Option” menus The “Option” menu consists of two screens. To select the desired menu, press / Drive Mode repeatedly to switch between Screen 1 and Screen 2. The current screen Controls the driving frequency for output signals number appears at the bottom left corner on the screen.
Useful adjustment settings Adjusting image positions and clock manually Selecting a screen size manually (PC source only) Press f to switch among the screen size options selectable for the type of video signals currently received. Usually you can easily adjust the positions and clock of images using Auto Setup. Each time you press f, the selection is switched.
Useful adjustment settings Selecting a screen size automatically Selecting a wide mode The HD Wide Mode adjusts the side masks that appear in a 4:3 image. Select from “Mode 1” or “Mode 2” when “Wide-Zoom” is selected in “Auto Size”. The flat screen TV automatically selects an appropriate screen size when the received video signals contain WSS (wide screen signalling) information or when Repeat steps 1 to 3 provided for...
Useful adjustment settings Blue LED Dimmer • The Video Pattern timer has priority over the sleep timer. When the Video Pattern timer is on, the sleep timer becomes ineffective. You can adjust the brightness of the Power ON indicator depending on the Screen Protection brightness level of the viewing area.
Useful adjustment settings Using a password Enter the same password that you have entered in step 6. If a different password is entered, the operation goes back to step 6 for reentry from the beginning. The flat screen TV provides the Channel Lock function for preventing children You can try up to three times to reconfirm the new password before the Change from watching inappropriate programmes.
Using with other equipment Chapter 12 Using with other equipment Connecting a set-top box You can connect many types of external equipment to your flat screen TV, like a DVD player, set-top box, VCR, game console, personal computer and camcorder. To view images coming from external equipment, select the input source using Use the INPUT 1 terminals when connecting a set-top box and other audiovisual INPUT 1 to INPUT 6 or PC on the remote control (page 13) or INPUT on the flat...
Using with other equipment Connecting a VCR Connecting a game console or camcorder Use the INPUT 1 terminals when connecting a VCR and other audiovisual Use the INPUT 3 terminals to connect a game console, camcorder and other equipment. audiovisual equipment. Use either an S-Video or standard video cable for the video signal.
Using with other equipment Connecting a personal computer Connecting an amplifier/AV receiver Use the PC terminals to connect a personal computer. You can enjoy more powerful sound by connecting such audio equipment as an amplifier/AV receiver or subwoofer to the flat screen TV. Note •...
Using with other equipment Using the HDMI Input • PC picture and/or sound may not be displayed or heard properly depending on the PC used. The INPUT 4, INPUT 5 and INPUT 6 terminals are HDMI terminals to which digital Connecting HDMI equipment video and audio signals can be input.
Connecting control cords Connect control cords between the flat screen TV and other Pioneer equipment having the t logo. You can then operate the connected equipment by sending commands from its remote control unit to the remote control sensor on the flat screen TV.
Please refer to the operating instructions for the software or device • Pioneer is not responsible for any malfunction of the Home Media Gallery for more information.
Using with other equipment Connect via an Ethernet hub Connect directly to a media server If already operating one or more media servers on a home or local area network To run a PC as a media server, connect the flat screen TV directly to the PC using a twisted (“cross-over”) Ethernet (LAN) cable.
On or Off. This action may cause data inside the memory to be damaged. Pioneer is not liable for any loss or damage to the data inside the USB flash drive. Navigate through a USB device’s files and folders Like navigating through media servers, select the specific file from a device on the USB Device screen to start an appropriate player.
Using with other equipment Select the desired folder to navigate or file/content to play. USB A Press ENTER to display a subsequent screen. USB B A subsequent screen appears. To return to the previous screen, press RETURN. USB C To exit Home Media Gallery, press EXIT or HMG. USB D USB E Note...
Using with other equipment HMG Playlist Movie Player key guide Each category (Movie, Music, and Photo) has five different Playlists which can register up to 100 files each. The HMG Playlist can contain sound and image files Mode Key(s) used Function selected in “Media Navigator”.
Using with other equipment Play your music files on the flat screen TV Music Player key guide When selecting music content from the server menu (on the Media Navigator Mode Key(s) used Function screen or from the USB Device screen), the Music Player automatically launches. Select a category, folder, or device to access the submenu containing the Playback ENTER...
Using with other equipment Photo Player key guide Select “Delete Server” from the TOOLS Menu. A “Delete Server” screen appears. Mode Key(s) used Function Select “Yes” then press ENTER. Deleting the server completes. ENTER Playback Starts displaying a photo or playing a To cancel before it finishes, select “No.”...
Using with other equipment • Sort may not be available, depending on the server used. Select “3Seconds”, “5Seconds”, “10Seconds”, “15Seconds”, “30Seconds” or “60Seconds” for “Interval”. • Available submenus for Condition vary, depending on the server used. Slide Show Search Effect Black Out The flat screen TV’s built-in Search function provides a convenient way to find Monochrome...
Using with other equipment Select Server Enter the new name. Refer to Labelling TV channels on page 27 for details on operation. When one or more servers are connected within the network, you can switch between servers. This option is available on the Media Navigator and Folder/ Select “OK”...
Using with other equipment Time Search Audio The Time Search function allows the content to start playing at the preset time. Use this option to switch an audio source if the currently played content has This option is available on the Movie Player and Music Player screens. multiple audio sources (multi-language content, for example).
Using with other equipment HMG Setup Random Use this option to switch the order in the content list and play the content at random. This option is available on the Movie Player, Music Player and Photo Use the HMG Setup option for Network Setup, Auto Connection Setup and Player screens.
Using with other equipment Reset to default Message Problem To reset options entered within the Home Media Gallery function to default, follow Failed to authenticate. The max count Failed to obtain DRM the steps below. of access devices depends on server. authorisation Press HMG.
Using with other equipment Glossary USB (Universal Serial Bus) USB provides a serial bus standard for connecting devices, usually to computers such as PCs. The flat screen TV supports the Mass Storage Class and PTP Default Gateway (Picture Transfer Protocol) devices. Default gateway is a node on a computer network that serves as an access point to another network.
Using the supplied remote control unit, you can control other equipment in connection: a set-top box (STB), DVD player, HDD/DVD recorder (DVR), BD player PIONEER 1 (factory default) or VCR. Before using this function, you need to preset the supplied remote control unit PIONEER 2 with the manufacture code of the equipment to be controlled.
SONY 4 PIONEER SONY 5 SONY 6 PANASONIC SONY 7 SAMSUNG THOMSON SONY TOSHIBA TOSHIBA PIONEER 1 (factory default) PIONEER 2 AIWA 1 AIWA 2 AKAI 1 AKAI 2 AKAI 3 DAEWOO GRUNDIG 1 GRUNDIG 2 GRUNDIG 3 GRUNDIG 4...
Using with other equipment STB (set-top box) control buttons When in the STB mode, the buttons on the remote control unit function as below. 0 to 9 Function as the numeric buttons. P+/P– Press to tune in a higher or lower channel. GUIDE Press to display the broadcasting guide screen.
REC STOP (HDD/DVD recorder (DVR) only) Press ● and ■ at the same time to stop recording. This operation is available for only Pioneer and Sony HDD/DVD recorders (DVRs). Note • You can control a BD player in the DVD/DVR mode.
Using with other equipment VCR control buttons When in the VCR mode, the buttons on the remote control unit function as below. 0 to 9 Function as the numeric buttons. P+/P– Press to select channels of the TV tuner on the VCR. F (PAUSE/STILL) Sets pauses and still pictures.
AV system. • Press , , , , ENTER, RETURN You can operate such Pioneer devices as a recorder, player or AV system that support the HDMI Control functions using the remote control of the flat screen ) colour (RED, GREEN, YELLOW,...
Using the HDMI Control For a player Connecting a DVD recorder Displays the DVD disc menu or Blu-ray HDMI Control disc’s pop-up menu on the player Fast reverse **** Stops playback MENU Closes the control panel to return to the HDMI Control menu Rear view Displays the model number of the...
You can select whether or not the flat screen TV is turned On when the connected Pioneer recorder or player is turned On and images are input to the flat screen TV. • After making connections, enter the setting in “Input Setting” for “HDMI (factory default is “On”)
AV system to which sound is output Sound) Note • To use the HDMI Control functions, a Pioneer recorder, player or AV system that supports the HDMI Control functions is required. • Not all operations may be controlled for the connected devices.
Using Teletext Chapter 14 Using Teletext Using the Teletext functions Operating Teletext basics for analogue TV or external input sources What is Teletext? Teletext broadcasts pages of information and entertainment to specially equipped Turning on and off Teletext television sets. Your flat screen TV receives Teletext signals broadcast by TV networks, and decodes them into graphical format for viewing.
Using Teletext Operating Teletext basics for DTV Displaying subpages You can display several subpages as they are transmitted. TEXT 01:44:37 Note • When the current DTV programme contains Teletext information, you can display it on the screen by pressing m. In this case, the “TTX” is displayed in the InfoBanner (see page 35).
Additional information Chapter 15 Additional information Troubleshooting Problem Possible solution GENERAL • No power. • Is the power cord disconnected? (See page 17.) • The system cannot be switched on. • Has Power On (a) on the flat screen TV been turned on? (See page 19.) •...
Additional information Problem Possible solution HDMI Control • HDMI Control functions do not operate. • Check if the connections are properly made between the flat screen TV and the device that supports the HDMI Control functions. (See page 69.) • The HDMI Control functions may not operate properly if you do not use an HDMI cable that supports the HDMI Specification.
TV’s power cord from the power outlet. Wait one to two minutes then plug in the flat screen TV again. If this does not solve the problem, contact a Pioneer Service Center. These are listed on your warranty card for each...
Additional information If the following error codes appear on the screen, check the corresponding items in the table. Code Message Check SD04 Powering off. Internal temperature is too high. Check if the ambient temperature of the flat screen TV is high. Check temperature around the display.
Additional information Specifications 60” flat screen TV, model: 50” flat screen TV, model: Item PDP-LX609A PDP-LX509A/PDP-C509A Number of pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels 18 W + 18 W (1 kHz, 10 %, 6 Ω) 18 W + 18 W (1 kHz, 10 %, 6 Ω) Audio amplifier Sound Effect SRS FOCUS/SRS/SRS TruBass/SRS Definition...
DISCLAIMER Notice Pioneer provides information to help in setting up a network and connecting the flat screen TV to the network, but you are solely responsible for proper network setup and the connection. Pioneer bears no responsibility whatsoever for any damage arising from the network setup and the connection you made.
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