LCD Television User’s Guide Changing En ter tain ment. Again.
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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.
Table of Contents Important Information ...2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...3 Chapter 1: Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ...5 Protect Against Power Surges ...5 Protect Components from Overheating ...5 Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference ...5 Use Indirect Light ...5 Remote Control ...5 Check Supplied Parts ...5...
Don’t place the TV where sunlight or room lighting will be directed toward the screen. Use soft or indirect lighting. Remote Control You will need a master remote or ClonePRO™ to set up the TV. Contact your RCA Commercial Distributor to purchase these. Check Supplied Parts Check that the following parts were packed with your product.
Connections and Setup ANTENNA/CABLE ANTENNA/CABLE DIGITAL INPUT ANALOG INPUT Getting Digital Channels What You Need • Antenna ("rabbit ears") or outdoor antenna with coaxial cable A. Do you have an indoor or outdoor antenna? If not, go to step B. If so, plug the antenna or coaxial cable from the wall outlet into the ANTENNA/CABLE DIGITAL INPUT to receive free Coaxial cable off-air local digital channels.
Rear Jack Panel REAR PANEL COMPONENT IN 1 Pr/Cr Pb/Cb AUDIO COMPONENT IN 2 AUDIO OUT AUDIO 2 Pr/Cr Pb/Cb SIDE PANEL PENDANT DSCI PORT AUDIO Start-up Plug in the TV Plug the end of the power cord into the back of the TV. Plug the other end into a grounded wall outlet.
ClonePRO using the DSCI port on the TV’s back panel or using the IR sensor. A ClonePRO can be obtained from your RCA commercial distributor. Chapter 2 has information about this remote, see menu options before using the ClonePRO, continue on in this chapter.
Using Master and Basic Menus Menus and choice lists use the “point and select” rule to navigate, but control panels use a variety of methods to adjust features on your TV. The following pages detail how to use these controls to customize the functions of your TV.
Connections and Setup Access and Power Options Menu The Access and Power Options menu allows the master user to specify which features and functions basic users will be able to access. Scroll to the feature you want to set. Use the right arrow button to change the setting.
Min Stdby Power When enabled, keeps power consumption levels compliant with Energy Star standards. The TV is shipped with this enabled. When enabled, the DSCI and Hospital Pendant (pillow speaker jack) are disabled when power is turned off. Legacy Mode When turned on, allows the TV to work with earlier DSCI versions. Off is the default setting.
Connections and Setup Explanation of Jacks (in alphabetical order) This section describes the jacks on the back panel of your TV. There are several ways to connect devices. ANTENNA/CABLE ANALOG INPUT Lets you connect a coaxial cable to receive the signal from the antenna, cable, or cable box.
HOSPITAL PENDANT This specialized remote control is recognized for use in patient beds. It is used to connect to a pillow speaker, nurse-call system, or other device to supply speaker- level audio or accept remote control commands. The connector is a (3-wire) phono jack. Some are simple, having one-button operation of the TV;...
All of the remote controls mentioned here, in addition to other remotes and accessories, are available from your RCA distributor. Descriptions of the remote buttons and how they work are on the next pages. Except as otherwise speciﬁ ed, the master remote is the remote described throughout the manual for operating the TV and setting up the TV’s features.
ClonePRO™ Remote Buttons The ClonePRO™ can be used as a master remote. First, press ON to turn the remote on. Some of the buttons only apply when using the ClonePRO™ to download or upload information to or from a TV. Those buttons are described in Chapter 5. Note: After 30 seconds of inactivity the remote will turn itself off.
Chapter 3: Using the Menu System The Basic Menu System The basic menus are accessible through basic remote controls and the front panel. Which menu items are available will depend on the Chapter 3: Using the Menu System restrictions set by the master user and the active input. For instance, if Basic Menu Access has been set to Disabled in the Access and Power Options menu, the basic menus and many features will not be available.
Note: The Time Conﬁ guration menu allows the master user to make changes to the master menu regarding time. Chapter 1 has more details. Chapter 3 Using the Menu System Parental Control Menu The basic Parental Control menu will depend on the options set by the master user.
Using the Menu System Language & CC Menu Go Back Takes you to the previous menu. Language Displays your preferred language for the menus. Select English, Français (French) or Español (Spanish). CC Display Use the CC button on the remote to choose whether closed captioning information is shown on the screen.
Chapter 4: Using the TV's Features Channel Banner There are several indicators that might appear when you press the INFO button on the remote. This display is called the Channel Banner. The following list describes the items on the Channel Banner screen (left to right and top to bottom).
Using the TV’s Features Parental Controls and V-Chip The choices in the US V-Chip and Canada V-Chip menus involve software inside your TV (referred to as V-Chip) which allows you to lock TV programs and movies. TV programs can be locked by age-based ratings, such as TV-MA, which is explained on page 21.
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-...
Using the TV’s Features Content Themes Sexually explicit dialogue Adult language Sexual situations Violence Fantasy Violence Blocking Speciﬁ c Content Themes You can block programs based on their content. (Content is represented by the D, L, S, V and FV on your screen.) When you block a content theme for a particular rating, you automatically block that content theme for higher rated programs as well.
Using the TV’s Features V-Chip Movie Rating Limit Set movie rating limits by blocking movies rated above a speciﬁ ed level. To access the Movie Rating Limit menu: 1. Press MENU on the remote control (the TV's Main Menu appears). 2.
Using the TV’s Features Lock Time Menu Turn this option on to lock the Time menu so that the time settings can't be changed by someone, like a young child. Press OK to place a check mark in the box to lock the Time menu. When you access the Time menu you'll need to enter a password to view the channel.
Screen Formats Screen format is the way the picture is displayed on your TV. Press the LEFT/RIGHT ARROW button on your remote to see if a different format is available for the video you are viewing. The format changes as you press the LEFT/RIGHT ARROW buttons and the format type is displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Chapter 5: Other Information Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) What’s the quickest way to view High Deﬁ nition (HD) video? Connect an off-air antenna to the ANTENNA CABLE/DIGITAL INPUT to view free local digital channels. You might need to purchase an antenna. Go to page 6 for more information. Visit www.antennaweb.org to get help deciding what type of antenna to use to receive the local digital channels available to you.
Using the ClonePRO™ DSCI (green) Buttons Comm. This button has no functionality with this product. Decom. This button has no functionality with this product. Factory This button has no functionality with this product. LEARN Begins the process of learning the settings from a TV that has been setup as desired. Note: Pressing LEARN overwrites any settings already in the ClonePRO™.
TV is recognizing the remote and is able to send out that information. If red pulses don’t appear, contact your RCA distributor. TEACH This begins the process of teaching the settings stored in the ClonePRO™ to the TV to which it is connected.
• A TV must be turned on before being taught in IR mode. • After successful teaching, the TV turns off and turns on with the new settings. • If the TV displays the message Cloning Timeout or Cloning Aborted, press TEACH again to retry, experimenting with the ClonePRO™...
Other Information Troubleshooting 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. •...
Buttons don’t work • The front panel controls may be locked (disabled). Use the remote control to unlock the front panel controls by selecting the Front Panel Block in the Parental control menu and press OK to uncheck the box. •...
Keep your TV unplugged for about 5 minutes. Then plug the TV back in, turn on the TV, and see if the problem is ﬁ xed. 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.
Other Information V-Chip Rating Explanations US V-Chip Rating System TV-MA (Mature Audience Only) Speciﬁ cally 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).
Other Information G (General Audience) Programming considered acceptable for all ages groups. While not designed speciﬁ cally for children, it is understood younger viewers may be part of the audience. Violence Guidelines: Will contain very little violence, either physical or verbal or emotional. Will be sensitive to themes which could frighten a younger child, will not depict realistic scenes of violence which minimize or gloss over the effects of violent acts.
Other Information Autotuning Note: Autotuning is not available with your remote. You must purchase a compatible RCA universal remote to use the autotuning feature. The autotuning feature automatically tunes the TV to the correct video input channel for different devices you have connected to your TV.
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