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RCA 40LA45RQ User Manual

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Part No.: RNO340E0100
Changing Entertainment. Again.


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    ModeJ Number_ Changing Entertainment. Again. www.rca,com Part No.: RNO340E0100...

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    1. Read theseinstructions. 2. Keep theseinstructions. 3. Heed allwarnings. 4. Follow allinstructions. 5. Donotusethisapparatus nearwater. F orexample, donotusenear a laundry t ub,ina wetbasement, or near a swimming pool,andthelike. 6. Clean onlywithdrycloth. 7. Donotblockanyventilation openings. Install inaccordance withthemanufacturer's instructions. Slotsandopenings i n thecabinet b ackorbottom areprovided f orventilation, toensure reliable o peration o ftheTVandtoprotect i tfrom overheating.

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    23.WARNING: Toprevent injury, t hisapparatus mustbesecurely a ttached t o thefloor/wall inaccordance withthe installation instructions. 24.Toreduce theriskofelectric shock, t hegrounding o fcenter p inofplugmustbemaintained. 25.Ifanoutside antenna orcable system isconnected t o theTV,besuretheantenna orcable system isgrounded t oprovide someprotection a gainst voltage surges a ndbuilt-up staticcharges. Section 810oftheNational Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA NO.70, p rovides i nformation withrespect to proper g rounding o fthemastandsupporting s tructure, grounding o fthelead-in wireto anantenna discharge u nit,sizeofgrounding c onductors, location ofantenna d ischarge unit,connection to grounding e lectrodes, andrequirements forthegrounding e lectrodes.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Caution and Warning FCC Notice ... Safety Precautions Preparation for Your New TV ... Check Accessories ... Complete Customer Registration ... Setup TV Table Stand ... Select TV Location ... Connection and Using ... TV Stand Installation TV Signal Connection Cable Connections Back Panel Connections ...

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    OSD Menu Operations Adjust the OSD Screen ... Picture Menu ... Sound Menu ... Channel Menu ... Parental Menu ... Setup Menu ... Others Menu ... Frequently Asked Questions Troubleshooting V-Chip Rating Explanations US V-Chip Rating System ... Canadian English Rating System ... Canadian French Rating System ...

  • Page 7: Check Accessories

    Complete Customer Registration Please fill the RCA registration Card and return it to the address printed on it. That is for your customer service. To achieve best customer warranty work, please read and fill it carefully. Setup TV Table Stand Please refer to TV Stand Installation guide in next page to carry out stand installing.

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    TV 40LA45RQ is packaged with the TV stand separated from the cabinet. To setup the TV table stand, please carry out the installation according to the instructions below. Step One Place the TV faced down on a soft cloth or cushion to prevent the LCD panel from being damaged.

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    The first step in connecting your TV is obtaining the signal. Your TV 40LA45RQ and/or digital television channels via ANT/CABLE Before connecting your TV, determine A. Antenna Connect the antenna to TV via coaxial cable on ANT/CABLE analog channels. B. Cable -rv service Connect the cable TV wall jack to TV via coaxial cable on ANT/CABLE digital and analog channels.

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    Choose Your Connections TV 40LA45RQ supports various of connecting ways from other devices (such as DVD, VCR, Set-top box, ect.). Please follow the table sheet to choose the cables which adapt to your device. AUDIO-IN L and R, Video In...

  • Page 11: Connecting Av Composite Video Device (good Video Quality

    Connecting AV Composite device (Good Video Quality) To connect an composite AV device, such as a DVD player, follow these steps: 1. Connect the Video In jack on the back of TV to the video output jacks of device via video cable (yellow). 2.

  • Page 12: Connecting Ypbpr Component Device (better Video Quality)

    Connecting YPbPr Component device (Better Video Quality) To connect a component device, such as a DVD player, follow these steps: 1. Connect the COMPONENT 1,2 Y/Pb/Pr jack on the back of TV to the video output jacks of device via video cable (green, blue and red).

  • Page 13: Connecting Hdmi Device (best Video Quality)

    Connecting HDMI device (Best Video Quality) To connect an HDMI device, such as a DVD player, please Connect the HDMI1,2, or 3 jack on the back of TV to the output jacks of device via HDMI cable. Note: HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting...

  • Page 14: Connecting A Computer

    2. Connect the PC INPUT Audio In jack on the back of TV to the audio output jack of computer Note. If you want to use your TV as a monitor, please notice that the maximum resolution for 40LA45RQ Please set the computer graphic correctly.

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    ANT/CABLE: Connect to receive the signal from your antenna or cable via coaxial cable. Head phone: Connect a 3.Smm headphone for personal audio. Digital Audio-out: Connect a coaxial cable for digital audio output. AUDIO OUTPUT L/R: Connect double-channel Note:• Digital Audio-out and AUD/O OUTPUT L/R are supposed amplifer, which proddes smoother and more powerful sound performance.

  • Page 16: Front Panel

    Side Keypad Buttons If you cannot locate your remote, you can use the side keypad buttons on your TV to operate many TV features. INPUT: Displays the Source Select List. MENU ([_): Displays the TV Main Menu. CH+:Scans up through the channel list. In the TV menu system, it acts like the up arrow on the remote control and can be used to select menu options.

  • Page 17: Inserting Batteries In The Remote

    Inserting Batteries in the Remote Remove the cover of battery cabin on the back of the remote control by lifting the cover Insert two AAA batteries making sure the polarities (+ and ) are aligned correctly Place the cover back If the remote control does not work, check these points: •...

  • Page 18: Remote Control Buttons

    Remote Oontrol Buttons MUTE ([:_): Reduces the TV volume to its minimum level. Press again to restore the volume. POWER (_): Turns the TV on or off. CH.LIST: Displays the channel list. FAV.: Adds the current channel to your favorite list, or erases the current channel from your favorite list (if this channel is a favorite channel already).

  • Page 19: Menu Language

    If it is the first time you turn on your TV, or you have done Clear Channel List option (see page 28), the initial setup menu appears automatically. Menu Language To choose your menu language, press the left/fight arrow until the language you need appears. Available languages: English, French and Spanish.

  • Page 20: Turning On And Off

    Turning On and Off Connect the AC cord to power the LCD TV. At this time the TV will enter standby mode and power indicator shows red. Use Power button (_) on the side panel of TV or on the remote control to turn on the TV. After switching off the TV for 5 seconds, you can turn on TV again.

  • Page 21: Channel Bar

    Channel Bar Press the DISPLAY button on the remote control, the channel bar will appear on the right top of screen. It displays the current channel's information. The following list describes the items on the channel bar. A2/D50-1 If the channel is analog, A is displayed. If it's a digital channel, D is displayed. For example, in the pictures above, A2 is an analog channel, and D50-1 is a digital channel ( -1 is a sub-channel MTV/KOCE-HD Displays the channel label.

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    Adjust the OSD Screen The OSD (On Screen Display) menu enables you to approach To use OSD menu system, press MENU button on remote control, then use left/right arrow to highlight an option from PICTURE, SOUND, CHANNEL, PARENTAL, SETUP or OTHERS and press ENTER button. Press the up and down arrow to move to a different option within each menu.

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    Screen Settings PC Settings (only available in PC mode) Color Temperature This option allows you to select one of three automatic color adjustments: Cool for a bluer palette of picture colors; Normal or Warm for a redder palette of color. Advanced Picture Settings...

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    Sound Menu The Sound Menu lets you adjust audio output. To access the Sound Menu, press MENU on the remote, and then select SOUND from the Main Menu. Press ENTER button to proceed to SOUND menu. Sound Settings Surround Mode Creates a 3D sound surround from standard stereo material, with deep and rich enhancement.

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    Equalizer Settings Channel Menu The Channel Menu enables you to search, view and edit channels. It is available in TV mode only. Press MENU and choose CHANNEL from the Main menu. Press the ENTER button to proceed to CHANNEL menu. Channel List Display a channel list.

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    Signal Type Select your TV signal type: Air or Cable. Auto Channel Search Execute an auto channel search (see page 18). Parental Menu The Setup Menu enables you to lock program with special content, panel key board and input source. Press MENU and choose PARENTAL from the Main menu.

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    Movie Rating TV Rating After adjusting, press MENU to return or press EXIT to exit the menu.. TV Rating Overview TV-MA Mature Audience Only TV-14 Parents Strongly Cautioned -R/-PG Parents Guidance Suggested TV-G General Audience TV-Y7 Directed to Children 7 Years and Older TV-Y All Children For more rating explanation,...

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    Canada V-Chip Press ENTER or right arrow to enter US V-Chip ratings menu, which contains two sub-menus: English Rating Press ENTER or right arrow to enter English rating menu. French Rating Press ENTER or right arrow to enter French rating menu. Block Unrated Show...

  • Page 29: Side Panel Buttons

    Change Password Change the password of parental menu. Front Panel Lock Select this option to block or unblock the TV's side panel buttons so that they can't be used. Source Lock This option allows you to lock or unlock the input source. The source blocked can not be chosen from input list unless you input the correct parental password.

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    Setup Menu The Setup Menu lets you config the TV with your preferences. Select SETUP from the Main Menu. Press ENTER button to proceed to SETUP menu. Closed Caption Closed Caption Press left/right arrow to select closed caption display on or off. Analog Caption Type...

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    Digital CO Style Clock Time Zone Select your time zone: Eastern, Central, Mountain, Auto Clock Select auto clock on/off. Auto clock helps you synchronize your TV time to standard time (from DTV signal). Setup Time Set your TV time manually (needs to turn off auto clock). Day of Week Display what day it is (can't be adjust, display only).

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    Others Menu The Others Menu lets you config the TV with your preferences in other features. ©hoose OTHERS from the Main Menu. Press ENTER button to proceed to SETUP menu. Blue Back Press ENTER button to select Blue Back on or off. If the Blue Back is turned on, the TV will display a blue background when there is no signal input.

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    What's the most convenient Connect an antenna to the TV Input jack to view free local digital channels. You may need to purchase an antenna. (See page 8 for more information about antenna setup). Visit for assistance in deciding what type of antenna to use to receive the local digital channels available to you.

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    ldent ng Problen If there are any problems when using the product, please consult the list below. If the list does not solve the problem, call our Customer Service Center immediately. TV Problems The TV can't be turned on. • Make sure the AC cord is plugged in.

  • Page 35: Sound Menu

    TV through the setup process again. To reboot, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet or power strip. Keep your TV unplugged is fixed. If the problem remains, then please visit the Customer Support RCA Customer Support at the support number provided in your Warranty card. is bad. Controls.

  • Page 36: Us V-chip Rating System

    US V-Chip Rating System 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: crude indecent language (L), explicit sexual activity (S), or graphic violence (V). TV-14 (Parents Strongly Cautioned):...

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    C8+ (Children 8 and older): Programming Violence Guidelines: Violence will not be portrayed as the preferred, acceptable, children to imitate dangerous acts which they may see on television. Any realistic depictions discreet, of low intensity and will show the consequences nudity or sexual content.

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    40LA45RQ 200 mm I Note: A. The wall mount is not contained in the accessories wall mount itself. If you need the mount, please consult with the local dealer for a VESA wall mount. B. We strongly suggest to set the wall mount with equipments cause damage to device or people.

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    Diagonal Display Size Television System Channel Coverage Power Supply RF input Video input Connection Interface Audio input Audio output Graphic input Resolution Component/HDMI mode With stand Dimension Without stand Package With stand Weight Without stand Package Power Consumption Notice: Specifications are subject 40 inches American TV standard ATSC/NTSC...

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