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RCA 15491880 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Televmsmo User's Changing Entertainment. Again.
  • Page 2 Important Information WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this TV to rain or moisture. Product Registration Please fill out the product registration you if needed. Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty the serial and model numbers in case you need them. The numbers are located on the back of the television. Model No.
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Key Features Overview Your TV is equipped with features SLlnlnlal+iZCS a few of these in{k)rlnation rest of the TV's features to use _t_nan that x_ill add to your TV \'ie_ing experience. features. C]lal')ter 3 provides more them. On-screen Program Guide Description= The GUIDE Plus+ system is an on-screen programs and information...
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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Key Features Overview ... On-screen Program Guide ... V-Chip: Parental Controls ... Auto Tuning ... Chapter 1: Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ... Protect Against Power Surges ... Protect Components from Overheating Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference ... Important Stand and Base Safety Information Use Indirect Light ...
  • Page 6 Screen Menu ... Using Closed Captioning ... Channel Menu ... Time Menu ... Chapter 5: Other Information Troubleshooting ... Care and Cleaning ... Front Panel ... RCA TV Limited Warranty ... Index ... About an Advertisement or a Program ... 35 ;...
  • Page 7 Connections Chapter Overview: • Things to Consider Before • Choose Your Connection • Connections Jacks on the Back of Your TV You Should Connect Plug in the TV Put Batteries in the Remote How to Use the Remote Interactive Setup •...
  • Page 8: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    Connections 8. Setup Things to Consider Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all components before you plug any of their power cords into tire wall outlet. • Turn off the TV and/or component • Make sure all antennas and cables are properly Safeguards sheet packecl with your TV.
  • Page 9: Choose Your Connection

    Choose Your Connection There are several ways to connect your TV. Please use tile following cllall, to determine connection is best for you. Proceed to tile appropriate Components Cables Needed to Connect The pictures below show the cables needed Noles: A udio/Video cables (A/V cables for short) are usually sold as a bundled set, but the connection pictures...
  • Page 10: Connection: Tv + Vcr

    Connections & Connection: Connect your A. Connect a coaxial cable to the CABLE/ANTENNA jack on your TV and to the Output Jack on your VCR (sometimes labeled OUT TO TV). B. Connect the attdio/video on the back of tbe TV (R and L/MONO) and to the Audio Output Jacks on the VCR (sometimes labeled OUT R L).
  • Page 11: Connection: Tv Only

    TV(backpanel) Connection: TV Only Connect the TV to your Connect the coaxial of your TV. If you're connecting A. If you haven't B. Connect the G-LINK G-LINK cable to the cable box (instructions Chapter Connections VIDEO R AUDIO LIMONO G'LINK S-VIDEO cable or antenna...
  • Page 12 Connections & Setup SATELLITERECEIVER IN FROM ANT VI()EO S-VIDEO TV (back panel) From Cable or Antenna Satellite Signal ANTENNA S-VIDEO Chapter 1...
  • Page 13: Connection: Tv + Vcr + Satellite Receiver

    Connection: TV + VCR + Satellite Co I _ect your Satellite Receiver t i)ma_t :mtli() \ idt'++ <tbk'-, IN j:ic I.,, (,tl the l)_Ic [.. , )I¸ the N. (] tl_c, _ i0_> _ :il+l,: <,+u[b\\ \ i_[C_) t )!]IpLtt I:+( i<...
  • Page 14: Jacks On The Back Of Your Tv

    Connections & Jacks on the Back of Your TV If you al'e cormecting many components, component I_:)rconnection instructions. on the I_ack of your TV and what types of conlponents When connecting, make sure you connect Output jacks to Input iacks. Video to Video, Right Audio to Right Audio, etc.
  • Page 15: Why You Should Connect This G-Link Cable

    Why You Should Connect This G-LINK Cable The G-LINK cable enables the GUII)E Plus+ system (tile on-screen work with your VCR and, or cable box Cable Box- TV program your TV screen. VCR- If your "IA' is connected ecr)rding won't work. The other features of the guicle will work properly. to Find the Remote You have to place the G LINK wands in fi'ont of the remote sensor on the VCR and/or cable box.
  • Page 16 Connections & _] -.-, j Use the arrow buttons and the OK button to move through the menu system. Setup Plug in the TV Plug the end of the p(n.,.er cord into the wall outlet. plug with the xxide slot in the outlet, ttae outlet.
  • Page 17: Complete The Interactive Setup

    To access the setup menus manually, press MENU choose Setup. If you move to a new zip or postal code, or if any of your information changes, you need to accessthe setup screens from the TV's main menu-- press MENU, choose GUIDE Plus+ Menu, and choose GUIDE Plus+ Setup.
  • Page 18 Connections & .t USA your If you're not sure which channel is the cable box's output channel, consult the book that came with your cable box or contact your cable compan)_ Setup Step 1: Identifying Your TV's Location 1["your counu'y is highlig]ltcd, If your country isn't I'fighlighted.
  • Page 19 _f_J_dwmr_#m.PmN_rcJK_W_7_rttm4rl_m k_o_,_t _ wI m_c _ a bkm er _ Wht<_ _1 is your "fV tuned to v/hen usk_J ._ 03 Chapter Connections Highlight the channel to which cable programnling, press connect your G-LINK cable to your TV and cable Notes: C'bamze/ 03 l_ tbe...
  • Page 20 Connections 8. Setup Is 8 V(3_ co_w)cted to this 1Y? .rYeS °No _o_,,_,_._,,_,,,,.,*,,,m_, 'tCR_rx_ AnImcc_t _r,d _,lrgaatt_ _ In_am _¢¢_g Step 3: Configuring for a VCR If your 'IX' is connected to a VCR. prvss OK. It' it is not, high[ight No and press OK (a screen will appear to COlmeCt your G-LINK cable to your TV and VCP..).
  • Page 21 Leave your cable box turned ON to download program information. Leave your VCR turned OFF to record programs. Chapter Connections Note: (/'the (;{ 7DE Plus+ ._ystem tt list qf trottt_k'.sbooti;ig iuslrttcti(ms a qailz • 1)3' I "C'R cOll/'iqttl'ztlioll tt_(//ll: Test afleruate codes: tests selected...
  • Page 22: What To Expect

    Connections & What to Expect The next time you turn on your TV. the GUII)E Plus+ system \'rill appear on tile screen. Tile fk,llowing examples explain what you might see: If all of the progranl information appears with all of your TV program If the program information hasn't been sent to your TV yet.
  • Page 23 Using the Remote Chapter Overview: • The Buttons on the Remote • Programming the Remote • How To Use the Remote • Code List Changing Entertainment. Chapter Control to Operate Other Components After You've Programmed Again Control...
  • Page 24: The Buttons On The Remote Control

    Puts the remote in atixilim T mode to operate you've programmed the remote to operate this button to control a cable box, most RCA, GE and PROSCAN audio components, a laserdisc playe_; or a VCR. If you set up the Auto Tuning feature...
  • Page 25: Using The Who.input Button

    PAUSE If you're operating or videotape is playing to pause playback. To turn off all the PLAY If you're RCA, GE, and PROSCAN REC*¥CR+ When the GUIDE Plus+ program guide is on the screen, press REC-VCR+ to program components that are your VCR to record it program.
  • Page 26: Find Out If You Need To Program The Remote

    To finish, press and hold the STOP button until the red light on the remote turns off. to operate most brands most RCA, GE and PP,OSCAN the Remote If not, the code for both ways follow. (VCR, DVD...
  • Page 27: How To Use The Remote After You've Programmed It

    Using Direct Entry Turn on the component you want tile remote to operate. Look tip tile brand and code nuh_ller(s) for the component Press and hold the component remote to operate (VCR1, DVD, etc.) Enter the code Dora the code list. Release tile component button.
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  • Page 29: Chapter 3: Using The Tv's Features

    Using the TV's Features Chapter Overview: • All About the GUIDE Plus+ System • The Channel Banner • Auto Tuning • Parental Controls and V-Chip Changing Entertainment. Chapter Again.
  • Page 30: About The Guide Plus+ System

    Using TV's Action Video Program Menu buttons window information options Promotional Channel information listings Since the program information provided the GUIDE Plus+ system is based on your locale, you will need to run Setup again if you move to a different zip or postal code.
  • Page 31: Getting In & Out Of The Guide Plus+ System

    roDf Press GUIDE on the remote control to see the GUIDE Plus+ system. To remove program guide from the screen, press OK, GUIDE, or CLEAR. Late Night Conan Chapter Using Getting In & Out of the GUIDE To enter the GUII)E Plus+ system: •...
  • Page 32 Using TV's Grid guide Grid guide menu action buttons selection Lale Night C0nan Features Grid Guide Action Buttons Action buttons will change according system. Be sure to look at the action bar hefore pressing the com[ua nO n n nl/_el_s. When highlighting the program, time following Action buttons appear: Watch...
  • Page 33: Sort

    Sort menu selection Categories Chapter Using Sort The Sort menu lets you browse programs you arc currently tuned is displayed To Sort: If the GUIDE Plus+ svstem isn't on your screen, press GUIDE on your remote control. Press MENU on the remote to select the Menu bar. Use the arrows to highlight Sort.
  • Page 34: News

    Using TV's News menu News menu action buttons selection Schedule menu selection Features News + +\'ellt_ tn_2nLi IL+tS yoLI [)I'O\VSL • cLtrr_2llt If the GIHI)E Phis+ systcin isn't on your scix*en, press GUIDE on yoclr ienlot_ c'ontlOl Press MI'NU on the rt.lnote c'onlr()[ Use the arlo_+\ s t() highli_4h[ ,\eu's(if MSNBC is available on your TV, it will appear in the video whldow)
  • Page 35: Messages

    Messages menu selection Chapter3 Using To remove or change the frequency event, access the Scbcdtt/{, lllent_ from tile Menu bar. Press GUIDE to bring up tile GUII)E Plus+ system. Press MENU on tile remote to select the Memt bar. Use the arro\\s to highlight the Scl._edlll_, menu selection.
  • Page 36: Channels

    Using TV's Channels menu Channels menu action buttons selection il [_1 [lil;illil_ll|r|tlati.lill:_l- "-]llllillll]; Setup The Setup menu allows you to access the GUIDE Plus+ system setup information. Setup option: If the Guide Plus+ system isn't on your screen, press GUIDE on your remote control. Press MENU to select the Menu Bar.
  • Page 37: Guide Plus+ Menu Items

    hi Conan Promotional information Chapter Using to Get More Information Advertisement or a Program To find OLIt tnon_' inl()nllatR)[1 about the le/t arrow button to high g _ the channel listing or prnnlotional information hox. Requesting more infornlation about a partk'ulal- show displays tile PlusCode prognumlling number and the Shows (m _;Z<\'tfk)r that channel.
  • Page 38: Channelbanner

    Using TV's Sample displays on a Channel Banner. With the auto tuning feature, you can set up the TV to tune to the channel you need to watch by pressing that component's button. Features ChannelBanner There are several indicators that might appear when you press the TV or INFO buttons on the remote.
  • Page 39 Chapter Using Press MENU (the 71"MAlNMENlappears). ltighlight Chunneland press OK on your remote control. llighlight Aztto 7_lHing and press OK. Choose whic]l channel _r_t_ would like to set: a list that lets ynu set up the channel Set VCR 1 Channel Displays TV tunes to when...
  • Page 40: Parental Controls And V-Chip

    Using TV's Features Parental Controls and V-Chip The Parental Controls menu allows cannot channels, certain programs, The first three choices in the Parental your "IX_ (referred to as V-Chip) which movies based on violence, sex, or other should not view. In other words, it lets you program...
  • Page 41: V-Chip Tv Rating Limit

    Age-Based Rating TV-MA Mature Audience tt0cler 17. It contains sexual activity Parents Strongly IV-14 under Parents against letting fi_llowing content situations (S). or intense Parental Guidance TV-PG parents may want content t[aemes: moderate violence TV-G General Audience. little or no sexual or no violence Directed to Children...
  • Page 42 Using TV's The V-Chip Rating Limit Screen Tile following is an example of where items are located within tile Rating IJmit scre,t_r Rating Status Field I_'ts you selecl the leh is Ve_ Rating Field Eels _(}LI _ek_Ll h-ill11 uuin_s list of age-based )oU can bhlck Ol vice\ Rating Settings Area...
  • Page 43 Hierarchy of Age-Based Ratings TV-MA Mature Audience Only TV-14 Parents Strongly Cautioned TV-PG Parental Guidance Suggested TV-G General Audience TV-Y7 Directed to Children 7 years and older TV- Y All Children TOreset the ratings to View and V,press the RESET button on the remote.
  • Page 44: Viewing Specific Content Themes

    Using TV's Rating Rating Content field status field themes Content status fields Content Rating Rating field themes status field Content status fields Features block program content: Detennhlc lov,-es( le\,e] ol" content Use tile do_\ n _l[]x)_ r buttons age-based ratings tultil rating want...
  • Page 45: V-Chip Movie Rating Limit

    Rating field Rating status field Rating field Rating status field Chapter3 Using V-Chip Movie Rating Limit set mo\iu ratilIg limits by b[ocking [|ow to block mo\it._ ratings vi_\\ ¸ mo\iu sections. To access the I'-CHII%IIOVIEI&I77AGLLIIITnacnu: Press MENU on the remote control Select Parental...
  • Page 46: V-Chip Unrated Program Block

    Using TV's Features V-Chip Unrated Program Block Selecting this option lets you decide "'unl-ated" can he viewed. Note that "Llnrated" sports, political, religious, local and weather public announcements, and programs View All tmrated programs are available. Block All unrated programs are not availahle, Note: _btt nlttSt rementber to !ock Paretttal...
  • Page 47: Chapter 4: Using The Tv's Menu System

    Using the TV's Menu System Chapter Overview: • How to Use the Different • Audio Menu • Picture Quality Menu • Screen Menu • Channel Menu • Time Menu Changing Entertainment. Chapter Types of Menus Again.
  • Page 48: How To Use Your Tv's Menu System

    Using TV's How to Use Your TV's Menu System You use the buttons on the remote make changes to the settings. The [k_llowing pages explain how to use tile different your TV. Feel free to explore the menu system, If you're ever unsure where you are in the menu system, or you're just plain tired of exploring, press...
  • Page 49: Picture Quality Menu

    Chapter Using TV's Expanded Stereo Electronically stereo VCRs, digital satellite systems, DVD players, and LaserDisc players for a fuller, more spacious sound. Sound Logic" Stereo Reduces the annoying commercial breaks, and also amplifies softer sounds in program Eliminates the need to constantly SecondAudto Program (SAP)
  • Page 50: Screen Menu

    Using TV's Menu System Picture Presets Displays a choice picture settings: Bright Lighting, Normal Picture Preset. Choose the setting Auto Color Displays a choice list that lets you turn on the feature automatically corrects the color of the picture. tracking realistic flesh tone colors Choose...
  • Page 51: Channel Menu

    If you don't know which Closed-Caption mode to use, select CC1. CC1 is probably the mode that is used in your area. CC2, CC3, and CC4 are reserved for foreign languages, but are rarely used at this time. Chapter Using TV's Closed-Caption Modes...
  • Page 52: Time Menu

    Using TV's To enter a number greater than 99, press and hold "I" to enter the hundreds digit, then press the two remaining numbers. Menu System Channel Use the LIp and doxvn a[T(I'_VNto scroll up and the c['mnnels available via your :.mttqlna. directly rising the number buttons.
  • Page 53: Chapter 5: Other Information

    Other Information Chapter Overview: • Troubleshooting • Care and Cleaning • Front Panel Buttons • Limited Warranty • Accessory Order Form • Index Changing Entertainment. Chapter Again...
  • Page 54: Troubleshooting

    Other Information Troubleshooting Most prol_lems you encounter _.\ilh your TV you can correct by consulting TV Problems TV won't turn on Press the' "J_+ bttltt)zl Make sure' the T\ is phigged Check the \_al! receptacle (or c,xfc'i_sion cord) Sonic?thing lllight be \t roi/g with your Fell]oft'...
  • Page 55 Troubleshooting No picture, no sound but TV is on • Mayi_e tile cable/air setting is set to the tilt. _'_c, tup option, and provide tile correct information • The chalme{ might be empty change channels. If you're watching your VCR and it's connected (whichever channel is selected on the 3/4 switch on the hack of your VCR).
  • Page 56: Care And Cleaning

    Other Information The Remote Control Doesn't Work 5onlething illight [)e bet_\ iv.mole Maybe t_2mote isn't aimed directly May]_c remote is not in TV Mode. Maybe batteries in ren'*ote _r_'ak, batteries, have ieprograt/1 goLi might tleed drain t_mote's Release button, replace batteries, Problems with...
  • Page 57: Front Panel

    Take your RCA television to any Authorized that your television is located within the geographic If not, you must take your television to the Selwice Center location at w_ur RCA Television Service Center, ask your dealer, look in the Yellow Pages, or call 1- Other Information many of the "lW's features.
  • Page 58 Other Information Show tile Authorized Service Center Representative What your warranty does not cover: Customer instruction. ('_ksur Owner's additional in_)rmation should be obtained • Installation alIC[ related adjnstments. ,Signal reception problems not caused • Dau'lage UliStlSe of neglect. Batteries. • Cttstouler ieplacenlerlt |'uses.
  • Page 59 VCRs to duplicate Can also he used to connect a VCR to your colo*_coded Gold-Tipped cable Has RCA-Ope on each end. VH83 (6-ft) Stereo VCR Dubbing Triple cable that lets you connect the _o_o and AUDIO jacks of stereo components.
  • Page 60 Other Information Charge your order on your VISA. MasterCard. or Discover filling in below USE YOUR CREDIT CARD IMPORTANT: Copy complete account number from your VISA card M-Tq m-M r]-M My card expires: IMPORTANT: Copy complete account number fronl yotn MasterCard [SI]ZD r-I--FT-q F F]-]-] Copy Number...
  • Page 61: Index

    ,',cccss(liies (h)hlr .\thallced c'Ollnet'liolls (_111111U(. [i( Ills A_e-lkl',c'c) Ratin_ I_clNot/ 22 ,\N'HiNNA Al'ro%% I_[ltIi)llS Audio OUlpUl \_oltlille & Speakers (]ontcnt PI% )t c'SSt II" CoIll +_tndil) \'ktco tal}Ic' "7 \tit( Chamlcl Sc'aich I'_. i9 I)em_)Pm ( ]olor DVI) I tulili_ "_0 I)VD Channc.I SAT CAISLt...
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  • Page 64 Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2000 Thomson Consumer Electronics, Trademark(s)® Registered Marca(s) Registrada(s) Printed in USA TOCOM 15491880 MODEL#: F25648 F36648 F31317 F27648 G27648 F32648 G27649 address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only Inc. 15491880 F26317...

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