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RCA D34W20 User Manual

RCA D34W20 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Important Information HDTV Monitor User’s Guide Changing Entertainment. Again. Important Information...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Important Information WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. Product Registration Please fill out the product registration card (packed separately) and return it immediately. Returning the card allows us to contact you if needed. Product Information Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Key Features Overview Your TV is equipped with features that will add to your TV viewing experience. The following information summarizes a few of these features. Chapter 3 provides more information about the rest of the TV’s features and how to use them.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 1 Introduction Key Features Overview... 2 DVI-HDTV Input ... 2 Dolby* Virtual ... 2 PIP (Picture-In-Picture) and POP (Picture-Outside-Picture) ... 2 Auto Tuning ... 2 V-Chip: Parental Controls ... 2 Chapter 1: Connections and Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ... 4 Protect Against Power Surges ...
  • Page 6: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all components before you plug any of their power cords into the wall outlet. • Turn off the TV and/or component before you connect or disconnect any cables. •...
  • Page 7: Choose Your Connection

    Choose Your Connection There are several ways to connect your TV. Please use the following chart to determine which connection is best for you. Proceed to the appropriate page and connect your TV. Note: If you prefer, we can provide you with the name of an Authorized Service Representative who will visit your home for a fee to install your electronic entertainment system and to instruct you in its operation.
  • Page 8: Tv + Hd Receiver + Vcr + Dvd Player

    Connections & Setup Satellite Receiver TV + HD Receiver + VCR + DVD Player 1. Make sure cable or antenna and/or satellite is connected to your VCR. A. Connect the coaxial cable from your cable outlet or antenna to the antenna input on the HD Receiver. B.
  • Page 9: Tv + Satellite Receiver + Vcr

    TV + Satellite Receiver + VCR 1. Connect your VCR to your TV. A. Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR’s antenna output and to the ANTENNA/CABLE Input jack on the TV. B. Connect the audio (white and red) cables to the VID2 L/MONO and R Audio jacks on the back of the TV and to the Audio Output jacks on the VCR.
  • Page 10: Tv + Dvd + Vcr

    Connections & Setup TV + DVD + VCR 1. Connect your DVD Player to your TV. A. Connect the audio (white and red) cables to the CMP1 L/MONO and R Audio jacks on the back of the TV and to the Audio Output jacks on the DVD player.
  • Page 11: Tv+ A/V Receiver Or Speakers

    TV+ A/V Receiver or Speakers These are two different ways your TV uses a component to hear audio. 1. Connect audio cables to either the FIXED or VARIABLE AUDIO L and R OUTPUT jacks and to the Audio Inputs on the A/V receiver.
  • Page 12: Explanation Of Jacks

    Connections & Setup Explanation of Jacks This section describes the jacks you can use to make connections. There are several ways to connect components to your TV. MONO DVI-HDTV MONO MONO COMPONENT INPUTS COMPOSITE INPUTS MONO MONO AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT FIXED AUDIO VARIABLE AUDIO SUBWOOFER...
  • Page 13: The Front Of Your Tv

    The Front of Your TV Front Inputs The TV has front inputs for convenience: one set of audio/video inputs, an S-Video and a headphone jack. Locate the jacks either on the front of the TV or on one of the sides. You can access the component you connected to the front of the TV by pressing the INPUT button on your remote until FRNT appears on the screen.
  • Page 14: Set The Menu Language

    5. Press the right arrow to highlight the second letter, then press the 1 or 2 number button to change the second letter, etc... 6. When you are finished creating your label, for model D34W20, press OK (your TV tunes to the last channel available in your channel list). For models D40W20 and D52W20 only, select Go back (the Auto Convergence menu appears).
  • Page 15: Chapter 2: Using The Remote Control

    CLEAR Removes any menu or display from the screen and returns you to normal viewing. DISC MENU No function available in TV mode. If operating an RCA, a GE or Proscan DVD player, for example, brings up the Disc menu.
  • Page 16: Using The Input Button

    Programming the Remote to Operate Other Components The universal remote can be programmed to operate most brands of remote controllable components. The remote is already programmed to operate most RCA, GE, and Proscan components. Also, the AUX button can be programmed to operate most brands of an additional remote- controllable component.
  • Page 17: How To Use The Remote After You've Programmed It

    Important You must continue pressing the component button while you enter the code. Let’s say you have a Zenith VCR. To program the universal remote to operate the VCR, you would: Press and hold the VCR1 button while you enter the first code listed for Zenith in the VCR Codes column.
  • Page 18: Using The Remote Control

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  • Page 19: Chapter 3: Using The Tv's Features

    Lets you set up the channel the TV tunes to when you press the SAT•CABLE button on an RCA satellite receiver remote. (The RCA DTC100 HD receiver is considered a satellite device and can be set up for autotuning using this channel.) 5.
  • Page 20: Parental Controls And V-Chip

    Using the TV’s Features CMP1 or CMP2 (Component Video Input) connected to the three COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT jacks (Y,PB,PR) on the back of the TV and you want the TV to tune to the component video input channel (CMP) when you press the corresponding button. DVI Component is connected to the DVI-HDCP jack on the back of the TV and you want the TV to tune to the DVI input channel when you press the corresponding button.
  • Page 21: V-Chip Tv Rating

    The V-Chip Rating Screen The following is an example of where items are located within the Rating Limit screen. Rating Status Field Lets you select whether the status of the age-based rating limit to the left is View or Block. Rating Field Lets you select from a list of age-based ratings you...
  • Page 22: Blocking Specific Content Themes

    Using the TV’s Features 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 Content Themes Sexually explicit dialogue Adult language Sexual situations Violence Fantasy Violence...
  • Page 23: V-Chip Unrated Program Block

    Blocking Movie Ratings Once you are in the Movie Ratings menu, follow the same steps described for blocking TV ratings. V-Chip Unrated Program Block This option lets you decide if programs that the V-Chip recognizes as “unrated” can be viewed. “Unrated” TV programs may include news, sports, political, religious, local and weather programs, emergency bulletins, public announcements, and programs without ratings.
  • Page 24: Chapter 4: Using The Tv's Menu System

    Internal (if your TV is using the speakers in the TV). Subwoofer Set the TV’s subwoofer to Internal (available only on model D34W20) if the TV is using the integrated subwoofer; External, if the TV is using an external subwoofer; or None.
  • Page 25: Picture Menu

    Press the right arrow to choose between Low, Medium or High. Picture rotation (Available only on model D34W20) Your TV has an extra large picture tube that makes it vulnerable to the effects of the Earth’s magnetic field. Press the down arrow to highlight Picture rotation, then press the left or right arrow to adjust the picture rotation.
  • Page 26: Time Menu

    Curtain effect Reveals or hides the picture by giving it a “stage curtain” effect when the TV is switched on or off. Blue screen (Available only on models D34W20) The screen appears blue when the TV receives no signal. Special features Auto on switches your TV on after a power outage; Auto channel tunes the TV to the channel you specify as the Initial channel when Auto on is enabled;...
  • Page 27 Chapter 4 Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. Using the TV’s Menu System Closed Caption Many programs are encoded with closed-captioning information, which lets you display the audio portion of a program as text on the TV screen. Closed captioning is not available on all channels at all times.
  • Page 28: Chapter 5: Other Information

    Other Information Troubleshooting Most problems you encounter with your TV can be corrected by consulting the following troubleshooting list. Note: If you prefer, we can provide you with the name of an Authorized Service Representative who will visit your home for a fee to install your electronic entertainment system and to instruct you in its operation.
  • Page 29: Care And Cleaning

    Sound okay, picture poor • Check antenna connections. Make sure all of the cables are firmly connected to the jacks. • Try adjusting sharpness function to improve weak signals. Go to page 23 for more instructions. Volume buttons not adjusting volume louder •...
  • Page 30: Limited Warranty

    • Pay an Authorized Service Center for the new, or at our option, refurbished replacement parts and picture tube required to repair your unit. How you get service: • Call 1-877-RCA-HDTV and have your unit’s date of purchase and model number ready. • A representative will troubleshoot your problem over the phone.
  • Page 31: Accessories

    VCR or TV. The ends screw onto the connectors for a secure connection. VH81 (3-ft) VH82 (6-ft) Standard Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs. VH83 S-Video Cable has multi-pin connectors on each end for connecting S-Video components VH913 to your TV.
  • Page 32 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. Thomson multimedia Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2002 Thomson multimedia Inc.

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