HDTV/DVD Monitor User’s Guide...
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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.
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 4 provides more information about the rest of the TV’s features and how to use them.
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 MP3 Audio Disc Playback ... 2 The On-Screen DVD Information Display ... 2 V-Chip: Parental Controls ... 2 Chapter 1: Connections &...
Table of Contents The Lock Menu ... 28 Locking Your DVD ...29 Unlocking Your DVD ... 29 Changing Your Password ... 29 Setting the Ratings Limits ... 29 Unrated Titles ... 30 System Test ... 30 The Display Menu ... 30 TV Image ...
Chapter 1: 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. •...
Connections & Setup Choose Your Connection There are several ways to connect your TV/DVD. Please use the following chart to determine which connection is best for you. Proceed to the appropriate page and connect your TV/DVD. 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.
Satellite Receiver TV/DVD + HD Receiver + VCR 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.
Connections & Setup CABLE TV/DVD + Satellite Receiver + VCR 1. Connect your VCR to your TV/DVD. A. Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR’s antenna output and to the ANTENNA/CABLE Input jack on the TV/DVD. B. Connect the audio (white and red) cables to the VID2 L/MONO and R Audio jacks on the back of the TV/DVD and to the Audio Output jacks on the VCR.
CABLE TV/DVD + VCR 1. Connect your VCR to your TV/DVD. A. Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR’s antenna output and to the ANTENNA/CABLE Input jack on the TV/DVD. B. Connect the audio (white and red) cables to the VID2 L/MONO and R Audio jacks on the back of the TV/DVD and to the Audio Output jacks on the VCR.
Connections & Setup TV/DVD+ A/V Receiver or Speakers These are two different ways your TV/DVD 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. •...
Explanation of Jacks This section describes the jacks you can use to make connections. There are several ways to connect components to your TV/DVD. DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT Lets you connect a Dolby Digital receiver to your TV/DVD, if your receiver has an optical input.
Connections & Setup The Front of Your TV/DVD Front Inputs The TV/DVD 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/DVD or on one of the sides. You can access the component you connected to the front of the TV/DVD by pressing the INPUT button on your remote until FRNT appears on the screen.
Chapter 1 Set the Menu Language The first part of the setup allows you to select your preferred language for the menu system. 1. Highlight your preferred language for the menu system using the arrow buttons. 2. Press OK to select that language (the Channel Setup screen appears with Auto channel search highlighted).
Note: The VCR1, DVD, VCR2, and SAT•CABLE buttons also turn on most RCA, GE, and Proscan products. To turn off all the RCA, GE, and Proscan components that are connected to the TV, press ON•OFF twice within two seconds. This feature only works with most RCA, GE, and Proscan products.
VCR1 ON • OFF 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. VCR2 AUX SAT•CABLE Also, the AUX button can be programmed to operate most brands of an additional remote-controllable component.
Using the Remote Control 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.
Quarter ... 2011 Quartz ... 2011 Quasar ... 2021, 2022, 2125 RCA ... 2000, 2001, 2003, 2013, 2021, 2055, 2056, ... 2082, 2083, 2084, 2085, 2086, 2087, 2088, 2089, ... 2090, 2091, 2107, 2115, 2120, 2125, 2131, 2133 Radioshack/Realistic ... 2011, 2013, 2014, 2021, ...
Chapter 3: Playing DVDs Regional Coding Both the TV/DVD unit and the discs are coded by region. These regional codes must match in order for the disc to play. If the codes don’t match, the disc won’t play. This unit’s code is region 1. Using Different Menus Each disc is programmed with different features.
Time Display Transport mode Time Display This feature displays the audio/video time. For DVD discs, the time displayed refers to the current title time. For Audio CDs, it refers to the current track time. For DVD video discs, the Time Display also acts as a Time Search feature. This lets you go to a particular scene in a movie by entering the time that scene is played.
Playing DVDs Changing the Audio Language If the disc was created with different language tracks (recorded in different languages), you can use the Info Display to temporarily change the DVD’s Audio Language setting. 1. While a disc is playing, press SOUND•ANT on the remote. The current audio language appears in the text box below the row of icons.
Using Bookmarks The bookmark feature lets you mark a point on the disc that you can go to quickly. You can store up to 6 bookmarks per disc. When you turn the TV/DVD off or remove the disc, bookmarks are cleared. Storing a Bookmark 1.
Set SAT/Cable Channel 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.
Parental Controls and V-Chip The first three choices in the Parental Controls menu involve software inside your TV (referred to as V-Chip) which allows you to block TV programs and movies based on violence, sex, or other content you may believe children should not view. Once you block programs, you can unblock programs by entering a password.
Using the TV’s Features 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...
To change all V-Chip movie or TV ratings to View, press the 0 number button. V-Chip Movie Rating Limit Set movie rating limits by blocking movies rated above a specified level. To change menu: 1. Press MENU on the remote control (the TV MAIN MENU appears). 2.
Using the TV’s Features VCR1 ON OFF VCR2 SAT CABLE MUTE SKIP GUIDE GO BACK DISC MENU INFO Arrow buttons MENU CLEAR INPUT SOUND ANT REVERSE PLAY FORWARD RECORD STOP PAUSE SWAP CH - CH + PIP buttons Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. PIP (Picture-in-Picture) and POP (Picture-outside-Picture) Operation The PIP (picture-in-picture) feature lets you display a second, smaller picture on top of the main picture.
The DVD’s Menu System The DVD’s menu system is not the same as the disc menu or the Info Display. The DVD’s main menu comes up when there is no disc playing. If you are playing a disc, press STOP on the remote control to stop playback and bring up the DVD’s main menu.
Using the DVD Menu Editing a Program Deleting Chapters To delete chapters from the playlist: 1. If the disc is playing, press STOP to stop playback (the DVD’s main menu appears). 2. Highlight Play Mode and press OK (the Play Mode menu appears). 3.
Locking Your DVD 1. If the disc is playing, press STOP (the DVD’s main menu appears). 2. Highlight Lock and press OK (the Lock menu items appear). 3. Highlight Lock Player and press OK. The Enter New Password screen appears. 4.
Using the DVD Menu 1. From the Lock menu, highlight Ratings Limits and press OK (the Ratings Limits menu is displayed). 2. Highlight Rated Titles and press OK (the 8-level rating limits list appears). 3. To change the rating limit, press the up or down arrow button. 4.
The Sound Menu The Sound menu lets you select different sound settings to match the equipment you have connected to your unit. Digital Output Digital output lets you choose which type of digital audio is output from your unit. If you’ve used an optical cable to connect a Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital, or DTS receiver, you must adjust this setting.
Using the DVD Menu 4. Enter the code from the Language Codes list at the end of this chapter and press OK (the previous menu appears with your selection shown next to the language option you changed). 5. Press the left arrow button or press GO BACK to return to the previous menu screen. Note: Remember, your TV/DVD can’t play the disc in the language you have chosen if the disc wasn’t created with that language option.
Chapter 6 Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. Chapter 6: Using the TV’s Menu System Sound Menu Sound settings Displays a choice list that lets you adjust the TV/DVD’s speakers and subwoofer. Left & Right balance Use the left or right arrow to center the bar under the arrow to balance the left and right speakers.
Using the TV’s Menu System Video noise reduction Allows you to choose a setting to reduce picture “static” or any type of interference. It is especially useful for providing a clearer picture in weak analog signal conditions. Press the right arrow to choose between: Off for no noise reduction; Minimum for a softer, smoother picture and retains picture sharpness and detail;...
Chapter 6 Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. Setup Menu Channel setup Signal Type TV chooses signal type during initial setup. If you change cable after setup, choose Cable if you are using cable or a cable box for TV signals. Choose UHF/VHF Antenna if you are using an off-air antenna for TV signals.
Chapter 7: Information Displays Using the Info Display Your TV/DVD gives you many options when playing different types of discs. You can access these features through the on-screen Info Display. To access the Info Display while a disc is playing, press INFO on the remote. The Info Display appears across the top of the screen. Each of the playback features is represented by an icon.
Selecting a Specific Index (Available only on Video CDs) 1. Press INFO on the remote. 2. Highlight the Index icon from the Info Display. 3. Use the number button(s) on the remote to enter the index number you want to play, or use the up/down arrows to scroll through the index numbers.
Information Displays Editing a Playlist 1. If the disc is playing, press STOP to stop playback. The DVD’s main menu appears. 2. Highlight Play Mode and press OK (the Play Mode menu appears). 3. Highlight Edit Program and press OK (the Edit Program screen appears). 4.
Using IntroScan (Available only on Audio CDs and MP3s) IntroScan plays the first ten seconds of each track on the CD (similar to the scan feature that’s on many car radios). To use IntroScan: 1. Press INFO on the remote (the Info Display appears). 2.
Chapter 8: 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.
The menu is displayed in a foreign language • The Menu Language preference is set to that language. From the DVD’s main menu, select the Languages option (In Spanish, shown as Idiomas; in French, as Langues). From the Languages menu, select the Player Menus option (In Spanish, shown as Menús del Lector; in French, as Menus Lecteur). Highlight the language you prefer and press OK.
Other Information TV turns on unexpectedly • Wake up timer might have been activated. Go to page 34 for instructions. • Auto on might have been activated. Go to page 34 for instructions. • You might have pressed CH+, CH- or INPUT on the remote accidentally. Blank screen •...
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 the remote isn’t aimed directly at the component (TV or VCR) that you’re trying to operate. •...
Other Information 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. • Two years from date of purchase for the picture tube. The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental or 45 days from date of shipment to the rental firm, whichever comes first.
VCR or TV. The ends screw onto the connectors for a secure VH81 (3-ft) connection. VH82 (6-ft) Standard Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs. VH83 S-Video Cable has multi-pin connectors on each end for VH913 connecting S-Video components to your TV.
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