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RCA E13344 User Manual

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    Television User's Guide Changing Entertainment Again...

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    IMPORTANT INFORMATION WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this TV to rain or moisture. Caution: To reduce the risk of electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully insert. Attention: Pour éviter les chocs électriques, introduire la lame la plus large de la fiche dans la borne correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqú...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS GETTING STARTED... 2 Setup and Connection ... 2 Dipole Antenna Connection... 3 TV/VCR Connection ... 4 Channel Marker ... 5 Front Panel Controls ... 5 Front Panel Lock... 6 Remote Control Buttons... 6 THE MENU SYSTEM... 8 TV Main Menu...

  • Page 4: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED Setup and Connection ANTENNA, CABLE, CABLE BOX OR VCR CABLE/ ANTENNA VIDEO AUDIO TV (Back Panel) Step 1: Connect Your TV Connect the cable from your cable system or off-air antenna to the CABLE/ ANTENNA jack of the TV, as shown. Also connect external devices such as a VCR or DVD player to the video and audio jacks.

  • Page 5: Dipole Antenna Connection

    Dipole Antenna Connection Follow the steps to connect the indoor antenna supplied with your TV (only if you do not connect an outdoor antenna or a cable-TV system). Insert the antenna base into the pocketed slot on the back of your set. Stand at the back of your set with the antenna twin-lead facing you, and press the base of the antenna into the slot until it locks in place.

  • Page 6: Tv/vcr Connection

    GETTING STARTED CABLE, CABLE BOX, OR ANTENNA VCR 1 VIDEO AUDIO CABLE/ ANTENNA VIDEO AUDIO CABLE, CABLE BOX, OR ANTENNA VCR 1 VIDEO AUDIO CABLE/ ANTENNA VIDEO AUDIO Your TV is equipped with an audio/video input. To tune to the audio/video input, press “0, then 0”...

  • Page 7: Channel Marker

    7:17 Sleep Mute The Channel Marker shown is just an example of what your screen may look like. Front Panel Controls CHAN ^ Scans up through the channel list. When a menu is displayed, CHAN ^ points up to items and adjusts menu controls. CHAN v Scans down through the channel list.

  • Page 8: Front Panel Lock

    GETTING STARTED Caution If you choose to use a stand with your TV, take precautions that the stand or other furniture the TV is placed on is properly located and of adequate size and strength to prevent the TV from accidentally being pushed off, pulled off, or tipped over.

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    MENU POWER CLEAR DISPLAY PREV MUTE Point and Select To use the on-screen menus, you need to know one rule: point and select: • Point to your selection with the on-screen highlight. (Use the VOL < / > buttons on your remote to move left and right; use the CHAN ^/v buttons to move up and down.) •...

  • Page 10: The Menu System

    THE MENU SYSTEM TV Main Menu The TV Main Menu is your gateway to controlling the TV. It lets you adjust the TV's picture quality, screen, channel settings, parental controls, and time functions. TV Main Menu 1 Picture Quality 2 Screen 3 Channel 4 V-Chip Parental Controls 5 Time...

  • Page 11: The Screen Menu

    The Screen Menu The Screen menu contains the controls that let you adjust the Closed-Caption display, Closed-Caption mode, and Menu Language. Screen 1 CC Display: 2 CC Mode: 3 Menu Language: 0 Exit The Screen menu Closed Caption Modes CC1: full translation of the primary language in your area CC2: secondary language translation, simplified English, or...

  • Page 12: The Channel Menu

    THE MENU SYSTEM Channel 1 Signal Type: 2 Auto Channel Search 3 List 0 Exit The Channel menu List Chan Press MENU to exit. List menu The Channel Menu The Channel menu contains all the commands used to control your channels, including custom-building your channel CABLE TV list.

  • Page 13: V-chip Parental Controls

    TV Main Menu 1 Picture Quality 2 Screen 3 Channel 4 V-Chip Parental Controls 5 Time 0 Exit Setting V-Chip Parental Controls The V-Chip software inside your TV comes turned “off,” so if you choose to implement it, you must turn it on.

  • Page 14: V-chip Movie Rating Limit

    THE MENU SYSTEM V-Chip Movie Rating Limit With the Movie Rating Limit you can set movie-viewing limits. Blocking Movie Ratings You can automatically block all movie ratings above a specified rating using Movie Ratings Limit in the Parental Controls menu. V-Chip Parental Controls 1 Movie Rating Limit 2 TV Rating Limit...

  • Page 15: V-chip Tv Rating Limit

    V-Chip TV Rating Limit The V-Chip TV Rating Limit lets you decide which TV programs can be viewed. To set TV programming limits: V-Chip Parental Controls 1 Movie Rating Limit 2 TV Rating Limit 3 Unrated Programs: 4 Parental Controls: 0 Exit Selecting TV Rating Limit When you change the status of...

  • Page 16: The Tv Rating Limit Screen

    THE MENU SYSTEM You can always press MENU to exit back to the previous screen while in the Rating Limit menus. The TV Rating Limit Screen Below is an example of where items are located within the TV Rating Limits screen. Rating field Lets you select from a list of age-based ratings you can...

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    The TV age-based ratings and content themes you can block are listed in the table below. Age-Based Description and Content Themes for Age-Based Ratings Rating TV-MA Mature Audience Only. Specifically designed to be viewed by adults and may be unsuitable for children under 17. It contains one or more of the following content themes: graphic violence (V), explicit sexual activity (S), or crude indecent language (L).

  • Page 18: Blocking Age-based Ratings And Content Themes

    THE MENU SYSTEM Blocking Age-Based Ratings and Content Themes You can automatically block all program ratings or content above a specified age- based rating level using the V-Chip TV Rating Limit screen. Refer to the chart at the beginning of this section to learn about each age-based rating and its associated content ratings.

  • Page 19: Viewing Age-based Ratings And Content Themes

    Viewing Age-Based Ratings and Content Themes After you have blocked age-based ratings and content themes, you have the option of selectively changing some of the ratings and themes back to View. Rating field Content Themes TV Rating Limit Rating Status D L S V FV TV-PG View...

  • Page 20: V-chip Unrated Program Block

    THE MENU SYSTEM “Unrated” vs. “Not Rated” All movies are assigned a rating. Some movies are given a rating of Not Rated (NR). You can assign Block or View status to the NR rating in the V-Chip Movie Rating Limit screen. Not all television programs are assigned a rating (age-based rating).

  • Page 21: The Time Menu

    Time 1 Sleep Timer 2 Set Time 3 Wake-up Timer 0 Exit The Time menu THE MENU SYSTEM The Time menu The Time menu contains the controls that let you set the Sleep Timer, Set Time, and Wake-up Timer functions. Sleep Timer Displays a control panel that lets you select the amount of time you want to give the TV before it shuts itself...

  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING If you experience any difficulty with your TV, check these basic remedies before calling your service technician. TV will not turn on or controls don’t work • Check to make sure it is plugged in. • Check the wall receptacle (or extension cord) to make sure it is “live” by plugging in something else.

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    No picture, no sound, but power is on • Maybe cable/air function is in wrong position. Try another channel. • Maybe a vacant channel is tuned. Try another channel. • Input may be selected. Make sure the external device is turned on and playing.

  • Page 24: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES POWER MENU DISPLAY CLEAR PREV MUTE 233544 AUDIO VCR1 ON/OFF VCR 2 CABLE STOP PLAY PAUSE REC TV/VCR PROG DISPLAY CLEAR CHAN – MENU VIDEO AUDIO SETUP MUTE SWAP MOVE RCU500 156265 VH81 (3-ft) Gold-Tipped Cables VH89 (6-ft),VH90(10-ft) Note: All specifications and descriptions of accessories are subject to change without notice.

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    Replacement Remote Control (CRK231C) 233544 Prices are subject to change without notice. HOW TO ORDER ON-LINE: Accessories may also be purchased at (subject to availability). BY PHONE: To place your order by phone, have your Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card ready and call 1-800-338-0376.

  • Page 26: Limited Warranty

    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.

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    LIMITED WARRANTY What your warranty does not cover: • Customer instruction. (Your Owner’s Manual clearly describes how to install, adjust, and operate your television. Any additional information should be obtained from your dealer.) • Installation and related adjustments. • Signal reception problems not caused by your television. •...

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    Visit the RCA website at Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product. TTE Technology, Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2004 TTE Technology, Inc.

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