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  • Page 1 HDTV User’s Guide Find Inside: The DLP Experience • Connections • Remote • Features • Menus • FAQs • Troubleshooting • page 1 page 9 page 34 page 44 page 64 page 80 page 81...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Product Registration Please fi ll out the product registration card (packed separately) and return it immediately. For U.S. customers: Your RCA Consumer Electronics product may also be registered at Returning the card allows us to contact you if needed.
  • Page 3: Introduction

    HDTV, it is the most user-friendly of its kind–with comprehensive on-screen instructions that guide you through all of the TV’s features. This introduction has three parts that describe why an RCA HDTV featuring DLP™ technology is an excellent choice: Part 1: DLP™...
  • Page 4 Introduction Part 2: Why RCA Scenium HDTV is better DLP™ technology is just part of the story. You have chosen to embark on the next generation of TV viewing–HDTV. There are many technological advancements that make HDTV better than analog TV, but there are basically three things about HDTV that bring you a superior viewing experience: (1) resolution, (2) aspect ratio, and (3) digital signal and sound.
  • Page 5 Integrated HDTV Tuner with Digital Cable Ready QAM RCA Scenium was the fi rst to offer an integrated tuner with its HDTVs, which means there is no need for another box to receive digital programming. Now, we’ve gone one better–your HDTV’s tuner is digital cable ready, which means there is no need for a cable box to view unscrambled digital cable programming.
  • Page 6 TV broadcasts wasn’t possible without purchasing additional equipment. That’s why RCA Scenium added AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT jacks to this HDTV. These jacks enable you to record both analog and digital programs. We understand how you watch TV and what’s necessary to make the transition to HDTV seamless.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ... 1 Chapter 1: Connection & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ...8 Protect Against Power Surges ...8 Protect Devices from Overheating ...8 Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference ...8 Use Indirect Light ...8 CableCARD Service Details ...8 Choose Your Signal ...9 Using the Cable Input ...9 Using the Antenna Input ...9...
  • Page 8 Table of Contents Listings ...47 Listings Panel Menu ...47 Search ...50 Setup ...51 Schedule ...52 Promotions and Advertising ...53 Parental Controls ...54 Lock/Unlock TV ...54 Channel Lists (Video Input List, Cable Channel List, Antenna Ch. List) ...54 How V-Chip Works for the USA and Canada ...55 USA V-Chip TV Ratings ...55 Canada V-Chip ...59 Auto Tuning Feature ...61...
  • Page 9 Chapter Overview: Things to Consider Before You Connect Choose Your Signal Choose Your Connection Why You Should Connect the G-LINK Cable Plug in the TV Put Batteries in the Remote Turn on the TV Use the Remote Control to Complete the Assisted Setup Complete the Assisted Setup What To Expect...
  • Page 10: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all devices before you plug any of their power cords into the wall outlet or power strip. NEVER plug your TV into an outlet that is controlled by a wall switch. •...
  • Page 11: Connections

    Once you determine what Indoor antenna type of antenna you need, go to or go to the accessories on page 88. • When you get to the Channel Search screen in the Assisted Setup, place a check mark in the box next to Antenna Input.
  • Page 12: Using The Cablecard Slot

    Connections & Setup Using the CableCARD Slot The CableCARD slot allows you to use a digital cable card to receive digital cable services, including premium and HDTV cable channels, without the need for a set-top box. Please contact your local cable company to obtain a digital cable card. Depending on your cable company, someone might come to your home to install the digital cable card for you, or they’ll simply send you the digital cable card.
  • Page 13: Choose Your Connection

    For details about this service, call 1-888-206-3359. For additional assistance while using your RCA Scenium product, please visit
  • Page 14: Y Pb Pr Connection

    Connections & Setup Y Pb Pr Connection DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT (OPTICAL) G-LINK TV button Viewing the Picture from Connected Device ON-OFF The device in this connection is connected to the TV’s INPUT 2 jacks. To view this device: learning 1. Turn on the TV and the device you want to view, for example a DVD player. AUDIO 2.
  • Page 15 Green Blue Component Video cables (Y Pb Pr) are color coded- Green, Blue and Red White Audio cables are color coded- Red= right audio; white= left audio Chapter 1 Connections & Setup Connecting the Device This connection allows you to connect a device that has Y Pb Pr jacks, for example, a DVD player.
  • Page 16: Audio/Video Input And Output Connection

    Connections & Setup Audio/Video Input and Output Connection DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT (OPTICAL) G-LINK TV button Viewing the Picture from the Connected Device ON-OFF The device in this connection is connected to the INPUT 1 jacks. To view this device: learning 1.
  • Page 17 Yellow White Use one set of composite audio/video cables to connect to the TV’s input; another set to connect to the TV’s output. Composite cables are color coded- Yellow= video; Red= right audio; white= left audio Chapter 1 Connections & Setup Connecting the Device This connection allows you to connect a device such as a VCR that has audio/ video inputs and outputs.
  • Page 18: Hdmi/Dvi Connection

    Connections & Setup HDMI/DVI Connection DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT (OPTICAL) G-LINK Device with HDMI Video Out Viewing the Picture from the Connected Device TV button The device in this connection is connected to the HDMI/DVI jack. To view this device: ON-OFF learning 1.
  • Page 19 Connecting the Device High-Defi nition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is an uncompressed digital interface that carries both video and audio data by way of an integrated mini-plug cable. Since HDMI is based on Digital Visual Interface (DVI), the jack on the back of your TV is also compatible with devices that have a DVI jack.
  • Page 20: Advanced Audio Connection Information

    Connections & Setup Advanced Audio Connection Information With the audio versatility of your HDTV, you can choose various connection options depending on the type and quality of sound that you want. From good to best sound, choose one of the options or refer to the user’s manual of each device that you are connecting to get the best results.
  • Page 21: Why You Should Connect The G-Link Cable

    Why You Should Connect the G-LINK Cable The supplied G-LINK cable enables the TV Guide On Screen system (the on-screen interactive program guide) to work with your VCR and/or cable box. Cable Box – If your TV is connected to a cable box, you must connect the G-LINK cable to receive TV program listings for your area and to tune directly to a channel when the TV Guide On Screen system is on.
  • Page 22: Plug In The Tv

    Connections & Setup Plug in the TV Plug the fl at end of the cable into the power jack on the back of the TV. Then plug the other end of the power cord into an appropriate wall outlet. Be sure to insert the plug completely. Do not plug the TV into an outlet controlled by a light switch.
  • Page 23: Complete The Assisted Setup

    Complete the Assisted Setup Your TV’s menu system allows you to customize your TV’s features. On-screen information helps you choose settings to match your setup. The fi rst time you turn on your TV, the Assisted Setup screen appears automatically. Select Begin Setup to start or select Cancel Setup to exit. Main Menu Assisted Setup Go Back...
  • Page 24 Connections & Setup Step 1: Identifying Your TV’s Location 1. If your country is highlighted, press OK on the remote control. If your country isn’t highlighted, press the up or down arrow button on the remote control to highlight your country and press OK. 2.
  • Page 25 Chapter 1 Connections & Setup 4. Highlight the channel you have to tune your TV to see cable box programming, and press OK (a screen appears reminding you to connect your G-LINK cable to your TV and cable box). Notes: This screen only appears if Cable Input was selected in the previous screen.
  • Page 26 Connections & Setup Step 3: Confi guring for Antenna If you have an antenna connected to your TV, press OK to select Yes and continue. If you don’t have an antenna connected to your TV, press the down arrow button to highlight No and press OK to continue. Note: If you have two off-air antennas connected and you’re not getting channel listings after setup is complete, try swapping the antennas.
  • Page 27 Tips Leave your cable box turned ON all the time in order to receive listings and record shows. Leave your VCR turned OFF to record programs. Chapter 1 Connections & Setup 4. If your VCR stopped playing the tape, the test was successful. Highlight Yes and press OK.
  • Page 28: What To Expect

    Connections & Setup What To Expect The next time you turn on your TV after setting up the TV Guide On Screen system, the Guide will appear on the screen. The following examples explain what you might see: • If all of the program information has been sent to your TV, the TV Guide On Screen system appears with all of your TV program listings.
  • Page 29: Next Steps

    Connections & Setup Changing Channels Depending upon the type of signals you have connected to your HDTV, you might notice that the channels change slower than you’re used to. This is perfectly normal. Digital cable channels sometimes take longer to tune. Some channels might be found during the channel search that aren’t available.
  • Page 30: Explanation Of Jacks

    Connections & Setup Explanation of Jacks The diagrams below illustrate jacks found on the back of the TV. When connecting cables, be sure to connect corresponding outputs and inputs (video input into video out, right audio input into right audio out, etc.). DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT...
  • Page 31 COMPOSITE INPUT INPUT 1 VIDEO Y/VIDEO S-VIDEO Inputs 2 and 3 can be used as either component video (Y PB PR ) inputs, composite video (Y/Video) inputs, or S-Video inputs. CABLE INPUT ANTENNA INPUT Chapter 1 Connections & Setup VIDEO/AUDIO INPUTS INPUT 1 COMPOSITE INPUT Connect an NTSC (analog) device.
  • Page 32 Connections & Setup AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT VIDEO FIXED/VARIABLE AUDIO OUTPUT SUBWOOFER AUDIO /VIDEO OUTPUTS AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT Connect a VCR or DVD-recorder to record digital and analog programs from the Cable or Antenna Input (excluding copy- protected programs and component video formats) while the TV is turned on. You must leave the TV on the same channel you are recording.
  • Page 33: The Front Of Your Tv

    This User’s Guide applies to several types of models. See the pictures below to locate the front panel jacks and buttons that apply to your TV. Front input Front panel buttons jacks (Models HD44LPW167, HD50LPW167, and HD61LPW167) AUDIO IN VIDEO L/MONO HEADPHONE Chapter 1 Connections &...
  • Page 34: Front Panel

    Connections & Setup Front Panel If you cannot locate your remote, you can use the front panel of your TV to operate many of the TV’s features. Note: If you use the Front Button Block feature, the front panel no longer provides access to the menus.
  • Page 35: Chapter 2: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Chapter Overview: The Buttons on the Remote Control Programming the Remote to Operate Other Devices How To Use the Remote After You’ve Programmed It The Learning Feature Volume Punchthrough Feature Using the INPUT Button Remote Code List Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 36: Remote

    AUX Places the remote in auxiliary mode to operate a device (such as a cable box, satellite receiver, VCR, DVD, or audio receiver) that you’ve programmed to work with this button. AUX by default is set up for an RCA HDTV Tuner. CC (Closed Captioning) Toggles closed captioning on and off, if available for the channel you’re tuned to.
  • Page 37: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control MENU Makes Main Menu appear and disappear. In the TV Guide On Screen system, displays more options for the highlighted item. MUTE Reduces the TV’s volume to its minimum level. Press again to restore volume. The TV Audio Output menu must be set to Variable Level, Speakers On to control the TV’s volume.
  • Page 38: Programming The Remote To Operate Other Devices

    The AUX button can be programmed to operate most brands of an additional remote-controllable device: satellite receiver, cable box, DVD, VCR, and an audio device. A second and third RCA TV can be programmed to any device button, except the TV button. Go to page 74 for more information on programming the remote to another TV.
  • Page 39: How To Use The Remote After You've Programmed It

    4. Press and release PLAY, then wait 5 seconds or until the device button stops fl ashing. At this point the remote is searching for the correct code to program. If, after 5 seconds, the device you want to operate does not turn off, press PLAY again to tell the remote to search the next set of codes.
  • Page 40: The Learning Feature

    Using the Remote Control The Learning Feature Before using the learning feature, make sure this TV’s remote control is programmed to control other devices you have connected to the TV. Programming the remote control erases all learned commands for that device mode. After you program the TV’s remote control to operate the other device, the TV’s remote provides most of the operations you need.
  • Page 41: Clearing A Learned Function

    1. Press and hold the device button on the TV’s remote that applies to the function you will be adding (DVD, VCR, SAT/CAB, AUDIO, or AUX). The device button lights. 2. On the TV remote, press and hold the RECORD button. 3.
  • Page 42: Volume Punchthrough Feature

    Using the Remote Control Volume Punchthrough Feature You may fi nd this feature helpful if you’ve connected your devices to an audio/video receiver (A/V receiver) or amplifi er, but you want to use the TV’s remote control to operate the volume for a device that is connected to the audio/video receiver.
  • Page 43: Using The Input Button

    JBL ...4020 JVC ...4013 Kenwood ...4014 Onkyo ...4022 Optimus ...4028 Panasonic ...4023, 4024 RCA ... 4003, 4015, 4029, 4030 Sherwood ...4026 Sony ... 4016, 4017, 4025 Technics ...4023, 4024 Yamaha ...4018, 4019 Cable Box Codes Programmable for SAT/CAB and AUX buttons.
  • Page 44: Pvr Codes

    Panasonic ...3014, 3042 Philips ...3004, 3020 Pioneer ... 3006, 3043, 3044, 3045 Proscan ...3000, 3046 Qwestar ...3047 RCA ... 3000, 3002, 3048, 3079, 3086 Samsung ... 3072, 3073. 3074, 3080, 3081, Sansui ...3049 Sanyo ...3015, 3082 Sharp ... 3050, 3052, 3053 Sony ...
  • Page 45: Chapter 3: Using The Tv's Features

    Chapter Overview: About the Channel Banner Digital or Analog TV Channels About the TV Guide On Screen System Parental Controls How V-Chip Works for the USA and Canada Auto Tuning Feature Emergency Alert System (EAS) Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. Using the TV’s Features Chapter 3...
  • Page 46: Features

    Using the TV’s Features Program Title/Acquiring Channel Ch 6-1 DNLJ Listening to English in SRS About the Channel Banner The Channel Banner appears when you press the INFO button on the remote. If an icon in the channel banner is grayed out (dim), the feature is not available.
  • Page 47: Digital Or Analog Tv Channels

    Digital or Analog TV Channels A single off-air antenna can pick up both analog and digital channels. Digital channels can be made up of primary channels and subchannels. Note: Subchannels (sometimes called minor channels) are channels associated with the Primary channel (sometimes called the major channel). A primary channel may have just one subchannel or multiple subchannels.
  • Page 48: About The Tv Guide On Screen System

    Using the TV’s Features Video Service window navigation bar Information Panel window Tips The TV Guide On Screen system automatically comes up when you use the TV or ON/OFF button on the remote to turn on the TV. You can turn off this feature by selecting Setup, highlight Change default options and press OK.
  • Page 49: Listings

    5. To quickly access the Service navigation bar when exploring the TV Guide On Screen system, press the MENU button, highlight go to Service bar, and press OK. There are two different ways to view more service options: • Highlight a service item and press the MENU button. If available, options appear in the panel window on the left side of the screen associated with the service item.
  • Page 50 Using the TV’s Features 2. Press the left or right arrow button to select a frequency. Choose once to record the show one time; regularly to record the show every time the show is on at the current time and channel; weekly to record every time the show is on at the current day, time and channel;...
  • Page 51 2. Press the left or right arrow button to select a frequency. Choose once to set a reminder one time; regularly to set a reminder every time the show is on at the current time and channel; weekly to set a reminder every time the show is on at the current day, time and channel; or off if you want to set a reminder to be stored in the schedule but don’t want it activated.
  • Page 52: Search

    Using the TV’s Features Search The Search service item allows you to browse programs by different categories, such as HDTV, Sports, Movies, and Children’s programs, alphabetically, or by keyword. To search shows by category: 1. With Search highlighted, press the down arrow button, and the left or right arrow button if necessary, to highlight a category.
  • Page 53: Setup

    • channel Choose On, the channel will always be displayed in Listings; Off, the channel is never displayed in Listings; and Auto-Hide, the channel is only displayed when program information is available. • service Change your channel source. Choose from options: Cable, Cable Box, Over-The- Air, or Antenna.
  • Page 54: Schedule

    Using the TV’s Features 3. Use the number buttons to enter the time you want the recording to begin. If the time is 1:30, enter the hour by pressing 0 and 1. Press the right arrow button to highlight the minute option and press 3 and 0.
  • Page 55: Promotions And Advertising

    Promotional information Chapter 3 Using the TV’s Features Set Manual Reminder You can also set manual reminders through Schedule. Highlight Schedule and press MENU. 1. Press the down arrow button to highlight new manual reminder and press OK. The Remind Options panel menu appears. 2.
  • Page 56: Parental Controls

    Using the TV’s Features Main Menu The Parental Controls menu lets you set up the Locked and Go Back Unlocked channel lists, ratings, and blocking features: Picture Quality •Lock TV/Unlock TV: Choose to either lock or unlock the TV. Audio •Video Input List: Choose the inputs to be seen or hidden.
  • Page 57: How V-Chip Works For The Usa And Canada

    Main Menu Parental Controls Unlocked Go Back List Lock TV All Channels Video Input List Cable Channel List Antenna Ch. List USA V-Chip Canada V-Chip V-Chip Unrated Front Button Block Press OK to edit the video input List. Each input can be added or deleted in the list and made blocked or viewable.
  • Page 58 Using the TV’s Features USA V-Chip Rating Limit Screen The following is an example of where items are located within the V-Chip TV Rating screen below the USA V-Chip menu. Rating Field Lets you select from a list of age-based ratings you can block or view.
  • Page 59 Blocking Age-Based Ratings You can automatically block all program ratings above a specifi ed age-based rating level. For example, if you only want your child to watch programs that have a TV-G rating and lower (in other words, you want the child to watch TV-G, TV-Y7, and TV-Y), then you need to block out higher ratings.
  • Page 60: Blocking Movie Ratings

    Using the TV’s Features Viewing Specifi c Content Themes If you block specifi c content themes, you have the option of going back and changing some of the content themes back to (V) Viewable: Content Themes Sexually explicit dialogue Adult language Sexual situations Violence Fantasy Violence...
  • Page 61: Canada V-Chip

    Canada V-Chip Canadian TV V-Chip supports two different Canadian rating systems: English and French. Age-Based Rating Adults. Programming intended for adults 18 and older. It may contain elements of violence, language, and sexual content which could make it unsuitable for viewers under 18. Violence guidelines: may contain violence integral to the development of the plot, character or theme, intended for adult audiences.
  • Page 62 Using the TV’s Features Age-Based Rating Adults. Programming is for adults only. This program contains sustained violence or extremely violent scenes. Viewers 16 and over. Programming is not suitable for those under age 16. This program contains frequent scenes of violence or intensely violent scenes. 13+ (Viewers 13 and over) Programming may not be suitable for children under the age of 13.
  • Page 63: Auto Tuning Feature

    If you have two RCA satellite receivers, you can control each separately. Program the second receiver with the AUX button using the 5001 code. Then use the RCA SAT2 option in the auto tuning menu to set auto tuning. 1. Press MENU (the Main Menu appears).
  • Page 64 Using the TV’s Features Device is connected to the ANTENNA INPUT jack on the back Channel 2, 3 or 4 Antenna Input of the TV, and you want the TV to tune to channel 2, 3, or 4 when you press the corresponding button on the remote.
  • Page 65: Chapter 4: Using The Tv's Menu System

    Using the TV’s Menu System Chapter Overview: Menus, On-Screen Help, and Control Panels TV Guide Menu Picture Quality Menu Audio Menu Connections Menu Preferences Menu Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. Chapter 4...
  • Page 66: Menus, On-Screen Help, And Control Panels

    Signal Strength AUDIO (Audio Receiver/Amp) Front Input Not Connected Channel Search VCR2 RCA SAT2 Signal Source Not Connected Not Connected Auto Tuning Input 2 Tip: If you indicated in...
  • Page 67 Balance Check boxes Radio buttons Turn TV On at: Turn TV Off at: 1:15 12:00 Go Back Picture Settings Picture Presets Auto Color Start Front Input VCR2 Not Connected Input 2 Chapter 4 Using the TV’s Menu System Sliders Sliders are used to select a specifi c point of a control that has continuous levels. To make adjustments: 1.
  • Page 68: Tv Guide Menu

    Using the TV’s Menu System Main Menu The TV Guide Menu has screens for accessing and adjusting Go Back the features of the TV Guide On Screen™ guide: TV Guide Menu •TV Guide On Screen: See whatʼs on TV. Picture Quality •TV Guide Setup: Set up the TV Guide On Screen™...
  • Page 69: Picture Presets

    Main Menu Picture Quality Go Back Contrast Vibrant Day Color Natural Picture Settings Tint Cinematic (Night) Picture Presets Black Level Videogame Sharpness Auto Color Auto Color Professional Color Warmth Color Warmth Personal Noise Reduction Noise Reduction Green Stretch Edge Enhancement Green Stretch Contrast Expand Edge Enhancement...
  • Page 70: Edge Enhancement

    Using the TV’s Menu System Main Menu Picture Quality Go Back Picture Settings High Picture Presets Edge Enhancement "replaces" gradual edge transitions in Auto Color the video with steeper edges. This creates a picture with sharper edges. Color Warmth Noise Reduction Green Stretch Edge Enhancement A change in this screen is applied to Input 2.
  • Page 71: Audio Menu

    Main Menu Go Back The Audio menu has screens for setting the audio features and for tweaking the sound: TV Guide Menu •Equalizer Presets: Select a preset or adjust the equalizer. Picture Quality •Audio Processor: Choose the way for programs to sound. Audio •Sound Logic: Turn it on to minimize variations in volume.
  • Page 72: Sound Logic

    Using the TV’s Menu System Main Menu Audio Go Back Equalizer Presets Turning Sound Logic on will monitor a program's audio Audio Processor track and limit volume excursions to a minimum and maximum volume range from the current volume setting. Sound Logic Acting like a dynamic range limiter, it compresses the dynamic range to limit sudden volume increases (for...
  • Page 73: Audio Connections

    Main Menu Audio The Audio Connections menu has screens for setting up Go Back inputs or outputs that are associated with audio: Equalizer Presets •Fixed/Variable Out: Choose output type; set up subwoofer. •Digital Audio Out: Choose either Auto Select or PCM output. Audio Processor •DVI Audio Input: Choose a TV audio input for a DVI device.
  • Page 74: Connections Menu

    Using the TV’s Menu System Main Menu The Connections menu has screens for specifying and Go Back optimizing the connections (inputs) to the TV: TV Guide Menu •Signal Strength: Check the strengths of antenna channels. Picture Quality •Channel Search: Search for available channels in your area. •Signal Source: Lost remote? This screen changes inputs.
  • Page 75: Signal Source

    TV and turns the TV to the correct Video Input Channel (go to Chapter 3 for detailed information). Notes: The AUX button by default is set up for an RCA HDTV Tuner receiver. If you have two RCA satellite receivers, you can control each separately.
  • Page 76: Preferences Menu

    Remote Setup This features allows you to control three different RCA TVs. This is helpful if you have two or three RCA TVs near each other, and they also have this menu option, but you want to control them independent of each other.
  • Page 77: Digital Captions

    Main Menu Preferences Closed Captioning Go Back You can select a mode or source of closed captions for analog-TV Caption Display programs. If the "Caption Priority" feature is set Analog Captions to "Use the analog captions", then the analog caption mode you select is Text 1 Digital Captions also used for digital-TV programs.
  • Page 78: Screen Format

    Using the TV’s Menu System Main Menu Preferences Closed Captioning When available digital captions can be displayed using: Go Back Your custom settings below.* Caption Display The caption providerʼs default setting. Analog Captions Standard Caption Size Digital Captions Font 1 Caption Font Aa Bb Cc Magenta...
  • Page 79: Time Menu

    Main Menu Preferences Time Menu The current time is 3:58 PM. Go Back Daily Timer On Sleep Timer Daily Timer Off Wake-Up Timer Turn TV On at: Turn TV Off at: Durationut 12:00 1:15 Time of Day 1 hour, 15 minutes When the timer is on, it will turn the TV on and tune to: Antenna Input Channel...
  • Page 80: Power Indicator

    Using the TV’s Menu System Main Menu Preferences Go Back You can change the brightness of the lighted power indicator on the front of the TV by pressing or on the Closed Captioning remote. This setting at the extreme left turns the off the light. The setting at the extreme right is the maximum brightness Screen Format setting.
  • Page 81: Chapter 5: Other Information

    Chapter 5 Other Information Chapter Overview: • Frequently Asked Questions • Troubleshooting • Lamp Replacement Information • HDTV Specifi cations • Accessory Information • Limited Warranty • Care and Cleaning • FCC Information • Index Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 82: Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

    References Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What’s the quickest way to view High Defi nition (HD) video? Connect an off-air antenna to the ANTENNA INPUT to view local digital channels. You might need to purchase an antenna. Go to page 9 for more information. How do I tell an analog channel from a digital channel? There are three different ways to tell if your channel is digital or not.
  • Page 83: Troubleshooting

    Note for U.S. customers: If you prefer, we can provide you with the name of an Authorized Service Representative who will visit you home for a fee to install your electronic entertainment system and to instruct you in its operation. For details about this service, call 1-888-206-3359. For additional assistance while using your RCA Scenium product, please visit
  • Page 84 References Video and audio are out of sync • If you’ve connected a component, such as a DVD player, to your TV’s Video jack, and to an audio receiver using the audio jacks, you may experience a slight delay between the audio heard and the video seen. Connect the DVD player to the TV’s Audio jacks, then use the TV’s FIXED/VARIABLE AUDIO OUTPUT jacks to connect to an audio receiver.
  • Page 85 Can’t select certain channel • May be blocked or not approved in the Parental Controls menu. • If using a VCR, check to make sure the TV/VCR button on the VCR is in the correct mode (press the TV/VCR or INPUT button on your VCR).
  • Page 86 References Scheduled Reminder or Recording doesn’t occur • Check Listings or Schedule for timer confl icts. Go to page 48 or 52 for instructions. • Make sure the wands of the G-LINK cable are placed in front of the remote sensor(s) on the component(s). •...
  • Page 87: Lamp Replacement Information

    Lamp Replacement Information Replacing the Lamp Unit Your TV’s source of light comes from a lamp – similar to lamps used in fi lm or front projectors. Although this lamp is long- lasting, it may need to be replaced eventually. When to replace the lamp You probably need a new lamp if there’s no picture, but you still can hear the audio and the power light on the front of the TV does the following: blinks 5 times, pauses, blinks 5 times again.
  • Page 88 References HDTV Specifi cations Tuning Capability Channel Tuning ...NTSC/ATSC/64 QAM - 256 QAM Digital Cable Compatibility ...64 QAM - 256, QAM, HDMI/DVI, ...Component, CableCARD slot Video 3:2 Pull Down (Film Mode) ...Reverse Diagonal Format Control (Screen) ...Normal, Cinerama, Zoom, ...FlexWide, Auto Format Switch Adaptive Video Noise Reduction ...Yes Adjustable Color Warmth ...Yes Adjustable Picture Control ...Yes...
  • Page 89 Convenience Front Panel Back Panel Inputs/Outputs Chapter 5 Auto Channel Search ...Yes Multilingual On-screen Display ...English, French, Spanish Auto Tuning ...Yes Closed Captioning ...Analog & Digital Front Button Block ...Yes Commercial Skip ...Yes Parental Control with USA & Canada V-Chip ...Yes TV Guide On Screen System (includes Digital Channels) ..Yes One Touch VCR Record w/ TV Guide On Screen System .Yes Picture Reset ...Yes, in Menu...
  • Page 90: Accessory Information

    References Accessory Information Below are accessories available to complement your product. Prices are subject to change without notice. All accessories are subject to availability. A shipping and handling fee will be charged upon ordering, and we are required by law to collect the appropriate sales tax for each individual state, county and locality to which the merchandise is being sent.
  • Page 91: Limited Warranty

    Limited Warranty What your warranty covers: • Defects in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • One year from date of purchase for labor. • One year from date of purchase for parts. • One year from date of purchase for light engine and lamp assembly. The warranty period for rental units begins with the fi...
  • Page 92: Care And Cleaning

  • Page 93 Symbols 3:2 pulldown 68 Balance 70 Batteries, installing 20 Batteries, remote 84 Black Level 66 Accessories 88 Block Action buttons 65 Adding a learned function 38 Advanced Settings 68 Age-based rating Blocking 57 Viewing 57 Buttons Age-based ratings Canada, English 59 Canada, French 60 USA 56 Analog captions 75...
  • Page 94 Index G-LINK connecting 19 LED, front panel 81 jack 28 Light blinking 85 wands 19 LIGHT button 34 GO BACK button 34 Listings Graphic equalizer 69 Green Stretch 67 GUIDE button 34 Locating remote sensor 19 HDMI/DVI jack 28 Main Menu 64 HDTV specifi...
  • Page 95 Sharpness 66 Signal Source 73 V-Chip 54 Signal Strength 72 Signal type 44 SKIP button 35 Sleep timer 44,77 Sliders 65 Smoothing Adjust 68 Sound 82 Mono 69 SRS 69 V-chip display 44 Stereo 69 V-Chip rating screen 56 SOUND button 35 V-Chip unrated program 60 Sound Logic 70 VCR button 35...
  • Page 96 TTE Technology, Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2005 TTE Technology, Inc. RCA and associated marks are trademarks of THOMSON S.A. used under license to TTE Corporation. Printed in USA TOCOM 16508290...

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