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RCA J26L637 User Manual

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LCD Television
User's Guide
Changing En ter tain ment. Again.



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  • Page 1

    LCD Television User’s Guide Changing En ter tain ment. Again.

  • Page 2: Important Information

    Product Registration Please fi ll out the product registration card (packed separately) and return it immediately. For US customers: Your RCA Consumer Electronics product may also be registered at Registering this product allows us to contact you if needed.

  • Page 3: 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.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    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...

  • Page 5: Chapter 1: Connections & Setup

    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.

  • Page 6: Get The Picture

    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.

  • Page 7: Rear Jack Panel

    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.

  • Page 8: Set The Time

    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.

  • Page 9: Using Master And Basic Menus

    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.

  • Page 10: Access And Power Options Menu

    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.

  • Page 11: What To Expect

    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.

  • Page 12: Explanation Of Jacks

    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.

  • Page 13: Buttons And Other Jacks On Your Tv

    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;...

  • Page 14: Chapter 2: Using The Remote Control

    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.

  • Page 15: Clonepro™ Remote Buttons

    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.

  • Page 16: Chapter 3: Using The Menu System

    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.

  • Page 17: Parental Control Menu

    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.

  • Page 18: Language & Cc Menu

    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.

  • Page 19: Chapter 4: Using The Tv's Features

    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).

  • Page 20: Parental Controls And V-chip

    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.

  • Page 21: Us V-chip Tv Ratings

    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-...

  • Page 22: Blocking Specifi C Content Themes

    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.

  • Page 23: V-chip Movie Rating Limit

    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.

  • Page 24: Lock Time Menu

    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.

  • Page 25: Screen Formats

    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.

  • Page 26: Chapter 5: Other Information

    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 to get help deciding what type of antenna to use to receive the local digital channels available to you.

  • Page 27: Using The Clonepro

    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™.

  • Page 28: Ir Mode

    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.

  • Page 29: Cloning A Tv

    • 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™...

  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    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. •...

  • Page 31

    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. •...

  • Page 32: Mounting Your Tv To The Wall

    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 for updated FAQs or contact RCA Customer Support at the support number provided in your Warranty under How To Get Service.

  • Page 33: V-chip Rating Explanations

    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).

  • Page 34: Canadian French V-chip Rating System

    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.

  • Page 35: Autotuning

    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.

  • Page 36: Limited Warranty

    1 year from date of purchase for parts and labor. What we will do within one year: • At our option, either (a) pay any Authorized RCA Television Service Center the labor charges, plus replacements parts, to repair your television, or (b) replace your television. •...

  • Page 37: Care And Cleaning


  • Page 38: Fcc Information

    TTE Technology, Inc. 101 West 103rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2006 TTE Technology, Inc. RCA and associated marks are trademarks of THOMSON S.A. used under license to TTE Corporation. TOCOM 1669917A ® Partner, TTE Technology, Inc. has determined that this product...

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