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RCA L26W11 User Manual

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Changing Entertainment. Again.
Changing Entertainment. Again.
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MultiTask Audio™
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LCD User's Guide


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    Changing Entertainment. Again. Changing Entertainment. Again. Find Inside: • Connections • MultiTask Audio™ • Menus • Troubleshooting LCD User’s Guide LCD User’s Guide page 5 page 17 page 18 page 24

  • 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 Registering this product allows us to contact you if needed.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    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.

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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Instructions ... i Chapter 1: Connections and Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ... 3 Protect Against Power Surges ... 3 Protect Devices from Overheating ... 3 Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference ... 3 Use Indirect Light ... 3 Connection Illustrations ...

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    Table of Contents Chapter 4: Other Information Troubleshooting ... 24 Care and Cleaning ... 25 Mounting Your TV to the Wall ... 26 V-Chip Rating Explanations ... 27 US V-Chip Rating System ... 27 Canadian English V-Chip Rating System ... 27 Canadian French V-Chip Rating System ...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Connections And Setup

    Chapter 1: Connections and 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 8: Attach The Base

    Connections and Setup Remove the two jack covers to attach the base. Attach the screws into the four holes on each side of the TV’s base. HDTV Information Your LCD TV is a high-defi nition monitor, which means it is capable of receiving high defi...

  • Page 9: Y Pb/cb Pr/cr Connection

    Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr Connection TV right back panel CMPT INPUT AUDIO AUDIO Pr/Cr Pb/Cb OUTPUT COMPONENT VIDEO AUDIO AUDIO VIDEO S-VIDEO Connecting the Device Green This connection allows you to connect a device that has Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr jacks, for example, a Blue DVD player.

  • Page 10: Audio/video Input And Output Connection

    Connections and Setup Audio/Video Input and Output Connection TV left back panel AUDIO AUDIO INPUT AUDIO S-VIDEO VIDEO 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;...

  • Page 11: Dvi Connection

    DVI Connection TV left back panel AUDIO DVI Out Audio Out Connecting the Device A DVI connection allows you to connect a device that has high-defi nition capability. Note: The DVI jack is not intended to be used with a computer. Using the example of an HD receiver: DVI cable 1.

  • Page 12: Connecting To A Personal Computer

    Connections and Setup Connecting to a Personal Computer A. Use a 15-pin monitor cable to connect your TV to a PC. Connect one end of the 15-pin monitor cable to the VGA jack on the TV and the other end to the PC’s video output. Note, if your PC’s video output is not 15 pin, you will need an adapter that can connect to a 15-pin monitor cable.

  • Page 13: Completing The On Screen Setup

    Completing the On Screen Setup There are several options you might need to set up in order for your TV to work properly. The fi rst time you turn on your TV, the SETUP screen appears with Language highlighted. Follow the instructions below to complete the setup for your TV.

  • Page 14: Explanation Of Jacks

    Connections and Setup Explanation of Jacks This section describes the jacks and cables you might use to make connections. There are several ways to connect devices to your TV. Back Panel (right) VGA Connect your computer to this jack using a 15 pin D-sub cable. VGA AUDIO (Stereo mini jack) Use to obtain sound when a PC is connected to the VGA jack.

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    DVI (Digital Visual Interface) Provides an uncompressed digital interface designed to deliver digital video in its native format. It supports the overlay of high-resolution graphics used by some program guides and interactive devices. Note: The DVI jack is not intended to be used with a computer. •...

  • Page 16: The Buttons On The Remote Control

    Connections and Setup ON•OFF INPUT MUTE VOL+ GO BACK VOL- CLEAR MENU PRESETS INFO FORMAT SLEEP CALENDAR SOUND PC INPUT The Buttons on the Remote Control Arrow buttons Highlights different items in the TV menu and adjusts the menu controls. (0-9) Number buttons Enter channel numbers and password settings directly through the remote control.

  • Page 17: Chapter 2: Using The Tv's Features

    Chapter 2: Using the TV’s Features Sleep 20 min. Volume MAIN MENU PAR. CONTROL US TV Ratings US Movie Ratings CA English Ratings CA French Ratings Front Panel Block Unrated/Exempt Block... ▼ ▲ NAVIGATE SELECT MAIN MENU How V-Chip Works The V-Chip software reads a code that most broadcasters send with programs.

  • Page 18: Us Tv Ratings

    Using the TV’s Features MAIN MENU US TV RATINGS Status Content TV-MA View... TV-14 View... TV-PG View... TV-G View... TV-Y7 View... TV-Y View... ▼ ▲ NAVIGATE VIEW/BLOCK OK The US Rating Limit Screen The following is an example of where items are located within the V-Chip TV Ratings screen. MAIN MENU Rating Field Lets you select the age-based...

  • Page 19: Blocking Specifi C Content Themes

    Viewing Age-Based Ratings After you block age-based ratings, you have the option of changing some of the ratings back to View. 1. Determine which blocked rating you want to view. 2. Use the up and down arrow buttons to highlight the rating with a status of Block. 3.

  • Page 20: Blocking Canadian V-chip Ratings

    Using the TV’s Features Blocking Movie Ratings If you only want your child to watch movies that have a PG rating and lower (in other words, movies rated PG and G), then you could automatically block out all other movies with higher ratings.

  • Page 21: V-chip Unrated/exempt Block

    V-Chip Unrated/Exempt Block The V-Chip Unrated/Exempt 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 22: Chapter 3: Using The Tv's Menu System

    Chapter 3: Using the TV’s Menu System Menus, On-screen Help, and Control Panels This section explores the menus of your TV, beginning with some information on using menus and control panels. Each menu is outlined and detailed to help you get the most from your TV. The Parental Control menu is discussed in the Features chapter.

  • Page 23: Picture Menu

    _ _ : _ _ _ _ am Time _ _ _ _ Sound Mode Stereo... MAIN MENU PICTURE Brightness Contrast Saturation Sharpness Tint Backlight Color Warmth Cool... Picture Preset Soft... ▼ ▲ NAVIGATE ADJUST MAIN MENU Chapter 3 Using the TV’s Menu System Numeric Entries Numeric entry fi...

  • Page 24: Pc Picture Menu

    Using the TV’s Menu System MAIN MENU PICTURE Brightness Contrast Backlight Color Warmth Cool... Picture Preset Soft... ▼ ▲ NAVIGATE ADJUST MAIN MENU MAIN MENU SOUND Auto Vol. Level Sound Mode News... SRS WOW Balance Speakers Internal... Hd. Ph. Volume Equalizer ▼...

  • Page 25: Parental Control Menu

    Parental Control Menu The Parental Control menu was explained in Chapter 2. Go to page 13 for more information. MAIN MENU GEOMETRY Auto Adjust V.Position H.Position Phase Clock ▼ ▲ NAVIGATE ADJUST MAIN MENU MAIN MENU TIME Sleep Timer Off... Time 12:35 pm Wake-Up Timer...

  • Page 26: Preferences Menu

    Using the TV’s Menu System MAIN MENU PREFERENCES Auto Color Noise Reduction Medium... Zoom Mode 16:9 Subtitles... OSD Position Middle... Film Mode ▼ ▲ NAVIGATE SELECT MAIN MENU MAIN MENU SETUP Language English... Ch. Setup List & Labels Closed Caption Fav.

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    Closed Caption (only available for TV video input channel) 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. Only specifi c programs encoded with closed-captioning information are applicable.

  • Page 28: Chapter 4: Other Information Troubleshooting

    Representative who will visit your 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 product, please visit TV Problems TV won’t turn on...

  • Page 29: Care And Cleaning

    The Remote Control Doesn’t Work • Something might be between the remote and the remote sensor on the component. Make sure there is a clear path. • Maybe batteries in remote are weak, dead, or installed incorrectly. Put new batteries in the remote. Problems with V-Chip/Parental Controls The rating limits don’t work •...

  • Page 30: Mounting Your Tv To The Wall

    VESA compatible wall mount to mount your TV to a wall. Purchase a VESA wall mount that has mounting measurements of 200mm horizontally and 100mm vertically for model L26W11; and one that has mounting measurements of 400mm horizontally and 200mm vertically for model L32W11.

  • Page 31: 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 32: Canadian French V-chip Rating System

    Other Information C (Children) Programming intended for children under age 8. Violence Guidelines: Careful attention is paid to themes which could threaten children’s sense of security and well being. There will be no realistic scenes of violence. Depictions of aggressive behaviour will be infrequent and limited to portrayals that are clearly imaginary, comedic or unrealistic in nature.

  • Page 33: Limited Warranty

    How you get service: • Take your RCA television to any Authorized RCA Television Service Center and pick up when repairs are complete. • To identify your nearest Authorized RCA Television Service Center, ask your dealer, visit, look in the Yellow Pages, or call 1-800-951-9582.

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    How state law relates to warranty: • Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. •...

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    · Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Visit the RCA web site 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.

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