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  • Page 1

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  • Page 2: Important Information

    Important Information WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. Product Registration Please fill out the product registration card and return it immediately. Returning the card allows us to contact you if needed. Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Making Connections ... 3 Connecting Components to your Monitor ... 4 Antenna/Cable In ... 4 Audio/Video/S-Video Inputs (Input1, Input2, Input3) ... 5 Selected Audio/Video Outputs ... 6 Audio/Component Video Inputs ... 6 Audio Output ... 7 Optional Component Connection Examples ... 8 Monitor and a VCR ...

  • Page 4

    Setup ... 50 Expanded Information ... 50 Reference ... 51 MultiMedia Monitor Specifications* ... 52 Troubleshooting ... 53 Care and Cleaning ... 55 Radio Interference ... 56 Accessory Information ... 57 RCA Projection MultiMedia Monitor Limited Warranty ... 59 Index ... 60...

  • Page 5: Making Connections

    Making Connections Getting started This manual is designed to get you started quickly. The first three sections of the manual show you how to: • Connect your monitor to other devices • Set up your monitor • Program the remote The remaining sections discuss the menus and features, and include a Reference section which contains troubleshooting tips, care and cleaning instructions,...

  • Page 6: Connecting Components To Your Monitor

    Making Connections Connecting Components to your Monitor Your monitor has several input and output jacks that you can use with many different types of components. This creates a great number of connection variations. Therefore, the following section shows the different types of jacks and examples of the types of components that can be connected to those jacks.

  • Page 7: Audio/video/s-video Inputs (input1, Input2, Input3)

    EXT SPEAKERS G-LINK If you are using an S-Video cable, you must also use an RCA audio cable. To View the Video Inputs... First, press the TV button on the remote to make sure that the remote is in TV mode;...

  • Page 8: Selected Audio/video Outputs

    DIGITAL TV INPUT DEVICE/ AUDIO OUTPUTS (S)VGA 1 (S)VGA 2 FIXED VARIABLE STEREO INPUT AUDIO INPUTS EXT SPEAKERS G-LINK RCA cable (ENLARGED VIEW) DIGITAL TV INPUT AUDIO OUTPUTS DEVICE/ (S)VGA 1 (S)VGA 2 FIXED VARIABLE AUDIO INPUTS STEREO INPUT EXT SPEAKERS...

  • Page 9: Audio Output

    EXT SPEAKERS lets you connect external left and right speakers to the monitor. The EXT/INT switch beside the jacks let you turn the monitor’s internal speakers on or off. EXT sends audio to external speakers. INT sends audio only to the monitor’s internal speakers. RCA cable Speaker wire AUDIO VIDEO...

  • Page 10: Optional Component Connection Examples

    VCR. Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR’s antenna output and to the ANTENNA/CABLE INPUT jack on the monitor. Use RCA cables to connect the VCR’s audio/video output to INPUT1 on the monitor. VIDEO...

  • Page 11: Monitor, Vcr, And A Satellite Receiver

    Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR’s antenna output and to the ANTENNA/CABLE INPUT jack on the monitor. Use RCA cables to connect the VCR’s audio/video output INPUT1 on the monitor. Use RCA cables to connect the satellite receiver’s audio/video output to INPUT2 on the monitor.

  • Page 12: Monitor, Vcr Satellite Receiver And A Dvd Player

    S-Video output, you can make the video connection by using the S-Video jacks instead. Use RCA cables to connect the DVD player’s audio/video output to INPUT3 on the monitor. If your DVD player has an S- Video output, you can make the video connection by using the S-Video jacks instead.

  • Page 13: A/v Receiver And Speakers

    Making Connections A/V Receiver & Speakers Use RCA cables to connect either the FIXED or VARIABLE AUDIO OUTPUT from the monitor to an A/V receiver. • FIXED provides fixed-level audio output from the monitor. This audio output is ideal for connecting to an A/V receiver that has its own volume control.

  • Page 14: (s)vga Video Inputs -(s)vga1, (s)vga2

    INPUT (S)VGA 1 (S)VGA 2 AUDIO INPUTS STEREO INPUT (ENLARGED VIEW) DIGITAL TV INPUT AUDIO OUTPUTS (S)VGA 1 (S)VGA 2 FIXED VARIABLE STEREO INPUT AUDIO INPUTS EXT SPEAKERS G-LINK (S)VGA cable Stereo mini-jack cable DEVICE/ Picture Mode menu RCA cable...

  • Page 15

    Connect the stereo mini-jack cable to the computer and to the STEREO INPUT jack on the monitor. • Connect the RCA-type connectors of a “Y” adapter to the audio outputs on the computer, and connect the stereo mini-jack connector to the STEREO INPUT jack on the monitor.

  • Page 16

    To view material in standard definition instead, you must connect the Audio/Video jacks to the monitor. Connect an RCA-type cable from the HD receiver’s audio Right, Left, and video jacks to the audio in’s Right, Left, and video jacks on the monitor.

  • Page 17: Usb Inputs/output

    Making Connections USB Inputs/Output USB (Universal Serial Bus) inputs let you connect PC-type peripheral devices to the monitor. This includes devices such as joysticks, keyboards, and pointing devices (mouse, trackball). There are three USB inputs and one USB output that connects to a PC. The monitor acts as a hub to the PC.

  • Page 18: Placing The Wands Under The Vcr And/or Cable Box

    Making Connections Cable Box CHANNEL Slowly move the remote control across the front of the component (VCR or cable box) while you press the power button on and off. You must press and release the power button each time you move the remote (holding down the button won’t work).

  • Page 19: Setting Up

    Setting Up Set up the Monitor This section guides you through the first time you use your monitor and show you how to: • Set up the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System\ • Conduct an Auto Channel Search Making Connections Setting up Using the Remote Menus and Features Reference...

  • Page 20: Step 1: Plug In The Monitor

    Setting up Step 1: Plug In The Monitor Plug the end of the power cord into an appropriate wall outlet. Be sure to insert the plug completely. Step 2: Place batteries in remote • Remove the battery compartment cover from the back of the remote by pushing down on and sliding off the cover.

  • Page 21

    Setting up Select your Country and enter your ZIP or Postal code. The next series of screens asks you about your cable TV setup. If you have a cable box, you need to set the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System to control it. Otherwise, it may not be able to locate and download program information.

  • Page 22: Step 5: Run Auto Channel Search

    Setting up Once the correct model of cable box has been identified, you need to set the cable box’s output channel. Enter the channel you use to view channels through your cable box—usually 3 or 4. Consult your cable box’s instruction book or your cable company if you are not sure.

  • Page 23: Using The Remote

    The universal remote can be programmed to control most brands of remote controllable VCRs, satellite receivers, and cable boxes. If you have an RCA, GE, or PROSCAN component, you probably don’t need to program it at all.

  • Page 24: Remote Buttons

    VCR2 SAT•CABLE MUTE SKIP SOUND GO BACK GUIDE INFO MENU CLEAR WHO•INPUT ANTENNA REVERSE PLAY FORWARD REC•VCR+ STOP PAUSE SWAP CH CTRL RESET NOTE The VCR1, DVD, VCR2, and SAT•CABLE buttons also turn on most RCA, GE, and PROSCAN products.

  • Page 25: Using The Who•input Button

    WHO•INPUT In TV mode, press to toggle through the available input sources (VID1, VID2, VID3, FRONT, last channel, VGA1, VGA2, component input). In SAT mode, press to select available channel lists (RCA, GE, and PROSCAN products only). ANTENNA Functions as TV/VCR button in VCR mode and TV/receiver button in satellite mode.

  • Page 26: Testing The Remote

    Using the Remote Testing the Remote To determine whether the universal remote needs to be programmed, turn a device ON, such as a VCR, point the remote at the VCR, and press the VCR1 button. Then press POWER or CH ^ (channel up) or CH v (channel down) to see if the VCR responds to the remote commands.

  • Page 27: Using The Remote To Control A Device

    Using the Remote Using the remote to control a device Once the remote has been programmed successfully, you are ready to use it to control your devices. To operate the device: Press the device button (TV, VCR1, VCR2, DVD, AUX, or SAT•CABLE) to set the remote to control the device.

  • Page 28: Codes

    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 Radioshack/Realistic ... 2002, 2011, 2013, 2014 .

  • Page 29: Menus And Features

    Menus and Features Using the Monitor This section explores the features and menus of your monitor beginning with some information on using menus and control panels. Each menu is then outlined and special features are detailed in order to help you get the most from your monitor. Making Connections Setting Up Using the Remote...

  • Page 30: Audio Menu

    Menus and Features Audio Menu Mute Press OK to reduce the monitor’s volume to its minimum level. Press OK again to restore the volume. From the front panel, you can quickly press MENU•OK three times to mute the volume. Tone Controls Displays the slider controls for adjusting the monitor’s treble, bass and balance.

  • Page 31: Picture Quality Menu

    Menus and Features Picture Quality Menu Picture Controls Displays the five slider controls for adjusting the way the picture looks. You can adjust and save different settings for each input. Contrast Adjusts the difference between the light and dark areas of the picture.

  • Page 32: Screen Menu

    Menus and Features Screen Menu Closed-Caption Display Displays a choice list that lets you choose the way closed captioning information is shown on the screen. Closed- captioning is not available with the VGA inputs. Off No captioning information displayed. On Always Captioning information shown always, when available.

  • Page 33: Channel Menu

    Menus and Features Channel Menu Signal Type Displays a choice list that lets you select the current antenna type. Note that if you have set up the GUIDE Plus+ System, Signal Type does not appear in the Channel menu. UHF/VHF Antenna Choose this if you are currently using an off-air antenna for TV signals.

  • Page 34: Set Time Menu

    Menus and Features Autotuning Displays a choice list that lets you set up the monitor to automatically tune to the correct input channel when you press a component button (VCR1, VCR2, DVD, or SAT•CABLE) on the remote. Set VCR1 Channel Displays a choice list that lets you select the channel that the monitor tunes to when you press the VCR1 button.

  • Page 35: Parental Controls And V-chip

    Menus and Features Parental Controls and V-Chip The Parental Controls menu allows you to program your monitor so that children cannot see certain programs, channels, or use the front panel controls. The first three choices in the Parental Controls menu involve software inside your monitor (called V-Chip) which allows you to “block”...

  • Page 36: V-chip Tv Rating Limit

    Menus and Features V-Chip TV Rating Limit The V-Chip TV Rating Limit lets you decide what TV programs can and cannot be viewed. To set TV programming limits: Choose Parental Controls from the Main menu. If Parental Controls have previously been locked, you must enter your password. If they are not locked, you will get a message reminding you that your limits will not be effective until you lock Parental Controls.

  • Page 37

    Menus and Features Blocking Age-Based Ratings You can automatically block all program ratings above a specified 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 other programming with higher ratings.

  • Page 38

    Menus and Features Viewing Age-Based Ratings After you block age-based ratings, you have the option of changing some of the ratings back to View. Determine which blocked rating you want to view. Use the left and right arrows to highlight the Rating Field. Use the up and down arrows to select the rating whose status is Block.

  • Page 39: Viewing Specific Content Themes

    Menus and Features Rating status field Rating field Press MENU or OK to return to the menu or exit the screen. Viewing Specific Content Themes If you block specific content themes, you have the option of going back and changing some of the content themes back to View (V): Determine the content themes you want to change to View (V).

  • Page 40: V-chip Movie Rating Limit

    Menus and Features V-Chip Movie Rating Limit You set movie rating limits by blocking movies rated above a specified level. 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 41: V-chip Unrated Program Block

    Menus and Features V-Chip Unrated Program Block Selecting this option lets you decide if programs that the V-Chip recognizes as “unrated” can be viewed. Note that “unrated” TV programs can include news, sports, political, religious, local, and weather programs, emergency bulletins, public announcements, and programs without a rating.

  • Page 42: Pip (picture-in-picture) Operation

    Menus and Features PIP (Picture-in-Picture) Operation The PIP (picture-in-picture) feature lets you display a second, smaller picture on top of the main picture. Note that PIP is not available when you are in VGA mode. PIP Buttons There are four remote buttons that control the way the PIP window works: PIP Brings up the PIP window.

  • Page 43: Using The Autotuning Feature

    Menus and Features Using The Autotuning Feature The Autotuning feature automatically tunes the monitor to the correct channel for different components you have connected to your monitor (like a VCR, DVD player, etc.). When you set up Autotuning in the menu system you don’t have to remember to change your monitor to channel 3, for example, when you want to watch the tape in your VCR.

  • Page 44: Set The Dvd Channel

    Menus and Features Set the DVD Channel When you set the DVD channel, you’re telling the monitor what input channel to tune to when you press the DVD button on the remote. Indicate which input you used to connect a DVD player. If you don’t have a DVD player connected to the monitor, skip this step.

  • Page 45: Channel Banner

    Menus and Features Channel Banner There are several indicators that come up when you press the TV, INFO, PIP or SWAP button. This display is called the Channel Banner. 12:01 Displays the current time. CC Displayed when Closed Captioning is available on the current channel.

  • Page 46: Guide Plus+ Gold Menu

    Menus and Features GUIDE PLus+ Gold Menu You can access the GUIDE Plus+ Gold menu directly by pressing GUIDE on the remote, or by pressing MENU on the remote and then selecting GUIDE Plus Menu. If you press MENU on the remote, you can access several other features the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System offers: GUIDE Plus+ Setup Displays the GUIDE Plus+ Gold setup screen.

  • Page 47: Downloading Data

    Menus and Features Getting In & Out of the GUIDE PIus+ Gold System To enter the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System: • Press GUIDE on the remote. There are three ways to exit the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System: • Press OK to exit the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System and tune to the channel highlighted in the Channel listing.

  • Page 48: Grid Guide

    Menus and Features Grid Guide The Grid Guide appears each time you enter the GUIDE Plus+ Gold menu System. It displays the current programming for each channel. The live program is displayed in the video window. • Use the up and down arrows to browse channel listings and CH ^/v to page through listings.

  • Page 49: Sort

    Menus and Features • Lock/Unlock Press 1 to lock or unlock the video window to either stay at one channel as you browse the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System (lock) or change as you browse through different channels (unlock). The PIP button on the remote also toggles the video window between the locked and unlocked states.

  • Page 50: News

    Menus and Features News The News Menu lets you browse current news stories by headline. Press MENU on the remote to highlight the Menu bar. Use the arrows to highlight News. Use the up and down arrows to highlight a story. •...

  • Page 51: Messages

    Menus and Features Messages Occasionally you will receive messages regarding your GUIDE Plus+ Gold System, as well as special programming information. You can access these messages from the Message Menu on the Menu bar. To read messages: Press MENU on the remote to select the Menu bar. Use the arrows to highlight the Messages menu selection.

  • Page 52: Setup

    Menus and Features Editor Menu Action Buttons While browsing the Editor menu, the following Action buttons are available on the bar: • Cancel Press 1 on the remote to cancel any changes made since entering the Editor Menu. • Change Press 2 on the remote to change the channel number for the highlighted channel line.

  • Page 53: Reference

    Reference Good Information to Know This section contains information that you don’t have to know to use your monitor, but may want to refer to from time to time. It includes a specification sheet, a troubleshooting section, the limited warranty, an accessories order form and an index.

  • Page 54: Multimedia Monitor Specifications

    Front Universal Serial Bus ... 2 - Hub Universal Serial Bus ... Hub & Host A/V Inputs ... 3 - S-Video / Composite Component Video Input ... Y-Pr-Pb (RCA Jacks) Synchroscan Monitor Control ... VESA DDC2B (VGA 1) UHF/ VHF, Cable Input ... 75-ohm Terminal VGA &...

  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    Reference Troubleshooting Troubles sometimes are caused by simple “faults” that you can correct without the help of a service technician. If you experience any difficulty with your monitor, check a few basic remedies before calling your service technician. Monitor will not turn on •...

  • Page 56: Noisy Stereo Reception

    Reference Horizontal or diagonal lines on screen • In some cases, the computer and monitor may not be synchronized properly. To set the correct resolution for your monitor you should consult your operating system’s owner’s manual on how to “boot” your system up into the “safe mode”...

  • Page 57: Care And Cleaning

    Reference GUIDE Plus+ G-LINK cable not working • Check to make sure the cable wand is positioned correctly in front of the IR sensors on the VCR and/or cable box. • GUIDE Plus+ system control of cable box is slower than direct control of the box itself. Keep this in mind when changing channels.

  • Page 58: Radio Interference

    Reference Radio Interference This equipment has been type tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B Digital Device in accordance with the specifications in Part 15 of FCC Rules. These rules are designed to provide reasonable protection against radio and television interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 59: Accessory Information

    VH82 (6-ft) VCR or TV. The ends screw onto the connectors for a secure connection. VH83 Standard Audio/ Video cable with RCA- type phono plugs. S-Video Cable has VH913 multi-pin connectors on each end for connecting S-Video components to your TV.

  • Page 60

    Reference Charge your order on your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover Card by filling in below USE YOUR CREDIT CARD IMPORTANT: Copy complete account number from your VISA card My card expires: IMPORTANT: Copy complete account number from your MasterCard Copy Number My card above your expires:...

  • Page 61: Rca Projection Multimedia Monitor Limited Warranty

    Pay any Authorized RCA Digital Television Service Center the labor charges to repair your monitor. • Pay any Authorized RCA Digital Television Service Center for the new or, at our option, refurbished replacement parts and picture tube required to repair your television.

  • Page 62: Index

    Reference Adjust Projection TV 30 ANTENNA Button 23 Antenna/Cable In Jack 4 Audio Output 7 Processor 28 Remote Codes 26 Audio Menu 28 Audio Processor 28 Mono 28 Second Audio Program 28 SRS Stereo 28 Stereo 28 Mute 28 Sound Logic 28 Speakers 28 Tone Controls 28 Audio/Video Inputs 5...

  • Page 63

    Automatic Code Search 24 Testing the remote 24 Protection Against Power Surges 4 Radio Interference 56 Rating Limits Movie 38 TV 34 RCA Cable 5 Red Convergence 30 Remote Control Buttons 22, 23 Installing the Batteries 18 Programming 23 Remote Control Sensor 15...

  • Page 64

    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. Thomson multimedia Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2000 Thomson multimedia Inc. Trademark(s)®...

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