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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 manufacturer’s instructions.
Introduction Safety/precaution ...... Table of Contents ...... Features .
The Cable TV signal into your home may be a single cable (75 ohm ) or may include a Cable Box. In either case, the connection to the TV is easy. If your Cable TV signal comes directly via a 75 ohm coaxial cable, using the following steps: Connect the Cable TV signal to the 75 ohm ANTENNA INPUT jack on the rear of the TV.
A combination antenna receives normal broadcast channels (VHF -1 AND UHF 14-69). Your connection is easy since you will connect the antenna to the 75 OHM ANTENNA INPUT jack on the rear of the TV. If your antenna has a round cable (75 ohm) on the end, then you are ready to connect it to the TV. Go to the next step. If your antenna has flat twin-lead wire (00 ohm), you first need to attach the antenna wires to the screws on a 00 to 75 ohm adapter (not supplied with your TV).
If both are used, S-VIDEO has priority over the yellow VIDEO INPUT jack. (INPUT) VIDEO IN VIDEO S-VIDEO AUDIO Models 27V412T, 27V512T and 27V513T back panel Please note that models 7V41T, 7V51T and 7V51T have only AV inputs. TV ANT (75 OHM ANTENNA...
If you cannot locate your remote, you can use the buttons on your TV to operate many of the TV’s features. (Models 20F511T, 20F512T, 24F512T and 27V412T) STANDBY (LED INDICATOR) Lights to show AC power is available. SENSOR Receives infra-red signals from the remote.
Battery Installation To load batteries into the remote control: Remove the battery compartment lid on the rear of the remote. Press in the tab, then lift off the lid. Place two AA batteries in the remote. Be sure the (+) and (-) ends of the batteries line up correctly (as marked inside the battery compartment).
MUTE Press to mute or restore the TV sound. Pressing the volume buttons (VOLUME + or VOL+) also will cancel mute and restore the sound. NOTEPAD Press to display or close the NOTEBOOK window. NUMBER Buttons When the TV/Cable menu option is in the TV position, all channels can be selected by using two buttons.
You can set the TV’s on-screen menu to English, French or Spanish. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Language is highlighted. Press VOL+ or VOL- to select English, Francais (French), or Espanol (Spanish).
It is important for the TV to know what type of signal-Cable TV (CATV) or a normal antenna you are using. Choose your signal (Antenna or Cable): Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Setup. Press OK to enter the Setup submenu.
Auto Search (Setting TV Channels) You can set your TV to receive local TV channels (from an antenna) or Cable TV channels (when you have Cable TV service). Then, use Auto Search to set up channels that are available for you. This makes it easy for you to select only the available TV stations when you press CH+ or CH-.
Manual Channel Tuning allows you to search for channels that may have been missed during the Auto Search process. For example, if you are looking for a channel between 60 and 70, start the search at channel 60 and go up. Press MENU to see the main menu.
You can store five channels you prefer into the Favorite List and recall these channels easily by pressing the FAV button on the remote control. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Setup. Press OK to enter the Setup submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Favorite List.
You can add or erase channels from the list in the TV memory. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Setup. Press OK to enter the Setup submenu. TV/CATV is highlighted. Press VOL+ or VOL- to select TV or CATV (whichever you have).
To adjust your TV picture, select a channel and follow the steps below: Press MENU to see the main menu. Picture is highlighted. Press OK to enter the Picture submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight your choice: Color, Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Tint, Blue Back (background), or C.Warmth (color temperature.)
This function enables you to choose preset video settings for different types of programs and viewing conditions. Most picture settings are preset at the factory to automatically adjust the TV Brightness, Color, Contrast and Sharpness. Press PRESETS on the remote control. The current preset picture setting will appear on the screen.
Follow these steps to set the clock. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Time. Press OK to enter the Time submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Clock. Press VOL+ or VOL- to change the time in minutes.
To turn on the TV to a specific channel at a specific time, use the On-Timer. Before you begin, set the clock correctly. Details are on page 18. Press MENU to see the main menu. CH+ or CH- to highlight Time. Press OK to enter the Time submenu.
To turn off the TV at a specific time every day, use the Off-Timer. Before you begin, you must set the clock to the correct time. Details are on page 18. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Time.
Closed captioning (CC) lets you read the voice content of TV programs on the TV screen. Designed to help the hearing impaired, on-screen text boxes will show dialog, conversation, and activity during TV programming. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences.
Turns off the TV within an amount of time you specify (10-10 minutes from the current time). Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer from 10 to 10 minutes in 10-minute decrements. After setting the sleep timer, Press SLEEP once to display the remaining time.
Parental Lock processes program content advisories from broadcasters. Parental Lock can respond to the content advisories and block objectionable content (offensive language, violence, sexual situations, etc.) This is a great feature to censor the type of programming children watch. Parental Lock offers various blocking options from which to choose: MASTER ENABLE: This is the “master switch”...
Over the next few pages, you will learn how to block programs and understand the rating terms for certain broadcasts. First, set your password. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preference submenu.
Blocking Programming with Movie Ratings There are two types of ratings for Parental Lock. One is based on movie industry ratings. The other is based on TV industry ratings. Both can be used to censor programming. Let first look at the MPAA Rating options of Parental Lock.
Blocking Programming with TV Ratings Some program ratings are based on TV industry ratings as described below. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Par. (Parental) Control.
Parental Lock Blocking Options After setting your password, Parental Lock also offers these special blocking options. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Par. (Parental) Control.
Child Lock allows you to lock the buttons on the front of the TV. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight FPA (Front Panel) Lock.
You can preset sound mode that best suits your current programming among Personal, Theater, Concert and Speech. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound. Press OK to enter the Sound submenu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound Mode.
You can adjust the low frequency (Bass) or high frequency (Treble). You can also adjust the Balance to increase the volume of the left and right sound channels. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound. Press OK to enter the Sound submenu.
When stereo signals are available, this function enhances the stereo spatial effect. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Sound. Press OK to enter the Sound submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Surround. Press VOL+ or VOL- to turn this option on or off.
Stereo and Second Audio Program Multi-channel Sound (MTS) broadcasts enhance TV viewing by bringing you programs with high fidelity stereo sound. MTS also provides an extra channel called the Second Audio Program (SAP), which broadcasters can use to transmit a second language or for other purposes.
This feature enables you to store personal messages and can be used as a reminder. Press NOTEPAD to display the notebook screen. Press CAPS repeatedly to toggle the entry mode between uppercase or lowercase letters. Use number buttons to enter letters, numbers, or some special symbols.
Calendar enables you to look up the date easily. Press CALENDAR to display the calendar. Press VOL+ or VOL- to display a previous or future month, e.g. MAY. Press CH+ or CH- to to display a previous or future year, e.g. 004. Press MENU repeatedly to exit the menu or the menu will automatically disappear within a few seconds if no buttons are...
Most problems you encounter with your TV can be corrected by consulting the following troubleshooting list. TV Problems TV won’t turn on • Make sure the TV is plugged in. • Check the wall receptacle (or extension cord) to make sure it is “live” by plugging in something else. •...
Keep your TV unplugged for about 5 minutes. Then plug the TV back in, turn on the TV, and see if the problem is fixed. If the problem remains, then please visit www.rca.com/television for updated FAQs or contact RCA Customer Support at the support number provided in your Warranty under How To Get Service.
Acts of nature, such as but not limited to lightning damage. How you get service: • For screen sizes of 26” and smaller: Take your RCA television to any Authorized RCA Television Service Center and pick up when repairs are complete. •...
Pay any Authorized RCA Television Service Center the labor charges to repair your television. • Pay any Authorized RCA Television Service Center for the new or, at our option, refurbished replacement parts and picture tubes required to repair your television.
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