F or mod e l s : AV-36260 AV-36230 AV-32260 COLOR TELEVISION AV-32230 USER'S GUIDE AV-27260 Illustration of AV-32260 and RM-C305 IMPORTANT NOTE TO THE CUSTOMER In the spa ce be low, e nte r the serial num ber of your television (located at the rear of the te le vision ca bine t).
Do not attempt to repair it yourself or remove the rear cover. Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void the warr a n t y. * When you don’t use this TV set for a long period of time, be sure to disconnect both the power plug from the A C outlet and antenna for your safety.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS CAUTION: Please read and retain for your safety. Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. This TV set has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety. But improper use can result in poten - tial electrical shock or fire hazards. In order not to defeat the safeguards incorporated in this TV set, observe the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing.
7 An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
13 For added protection of the TV set during a lightning storm or when the TV set is to be left unattended for an extended period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna. This will prevent damage to product due to lightning storms or power line s u rg e s .
AV Compu Link Cable U se d to m a ke vide o conne ctions with Used to connect JVC AV som e V C R s, D V D s, Compu Link capable C a m corde rs, e tc.
Quick Setup 1 Getting Started T he se quick se tup pa ge s will provide you, in thre e e a sy ste ps, with the ba sic inform a tion you ne e d to be gin using your ne w te le vision right a wa y. T his inform a tion include s ba sic instructions on ope ra ting your re m ote control, m a king a sim ple ca ble /a nte nna a nd optiona l V C R conne ction a nd, fina lly, inform a tion on progra m m ing your te le vision's Auto T une r.
Quick Setup 2 Step Two - Making Basic Connections N e xt you will ne e d to conne ct your te le vision to a n a nte nna or ca ble syste m . T he m ost ba sic a nte nna /ca ble conne ction is shown be low.
Quick Setup 3 Step Three - The Plug In Menu W he n you turn your te le vision on for the first tim e the P lug In M e nu will a ppe a r. T his m e nu se ts som e of the ba sic se ttings for your te le vision.
Connections Cable and VCR Connections T he re a re thre e ba sic type s of antenna or cable connections: • If you ha ve a n a nte nna or ha ve a ca ble syste m tha t doe s not re quire you use a ca ble box to se le ct cha nne ls, ple a se re fe r to D ia gra m # 1 .
Connections Cable and VCR Connections - Continued D ia gra m # 2 1 ) C onnect the antenna or cable TV wire from the wall outlet, in to the R FInput of the cable box. 2 ) C onne ct a n R F ca ble from the R F O utput of the ca ble box, in to the R F Input on the ba ck of the V C R .
Connections Cable and VCR Connections - Continued D ia gra m # 3 1) C onnect the antenna or cable T V wire from the wall outlet, in to the R F Input of the two-way splitter. 2) C onnect an R F cable from the one of the R F O utputs on the splitter, in to the cable box R F I n p u t . 3) C onnect an R F cable from the C able Box O utput, in to the V C R R F I n p u t .
Connections Connecting to a DVD player 1) C onnect G reen cable out from D V D player “Y ”C omponent O utput, in to T V “ Y ” C omponent Input. 2) C onnect Blue cable out from D V D player “P ”C omponent O utput, in to T V “...
Connections Connecting to an External Amplifier 1) Connect the white audio cable from the T V ’s Left Audio Output jack to the A m p l i f i e r’s Left Audio Input jack. 2) Connect the red audio cable from the T V ’s Right Audio O utput jack to the A m p l i f i e r’s Right Audio Input jack. •...
• The AV Compu Link cable has a male 3.5 mm (mono) plug on each end. • If your JVC-brand V C R has “ A Code/B Code Remote Control Switching” (see your V C R ’s user’s guide), using V C R A Code will switch the T V to input 1.
Remote Control RM-C305 Remote Control Basics • Before you can operate the remote control, you must first install the batteries (included). S ee “C hanging the Batteries” at the bottom of this page for instructions. (For an illustration, please see pa ge 7 .) •...
Remote Programming Setting the CATV, VCR and DVD Codes You ca n progra m your re m ote to ope ra te your ca ble box, sa te llite re ce ive r, V C R or D V D pla ye r by using the instructions a nd code s liste d be low.
Remote Programming VCR setup T he re m ote control is progra m m e d with V C R code s for powe r on, powe r off, pla y, stop, fa st-forwa rd, re wind, pa use , re cord, cha nne l up, a nd cha nne l down ope ra tion. 1 ) F ind the V C R bra nd from the list of code s shown be low.
Remote Programming DVD setup T he re m ote control is progra m m e d with D V D code s for powe r on, powe r off, pla y, stop, fa st-forwa rd, re wind, pre vious cha pte r, ne xt cha pte r, tra y ope n/close , a nd still/pa use ope ra tion. 1 ) F ind the D V D pla ye r bra nd from the list of code s shown be low.
Onscreen Menus Using the Guide C e rta in sym bols a re use d throughout this guide to he lp you le a rn a bout the fe a ture s of your ne w te le vision. T he one s you will se e m ost fre que ntly a re : U p a nd D own a rrows m e a n pre ss the C + or C - buttons.
Plug In Menu Introduction T he P lug In M e nu com e s up a utom a tica lly whe n you first turn on the T V a fte r plugging it in. T he P lug In M e nu he lps you to ge t your T V re a dy to use by le tting you se t your pre fe re nce s for: •...
Plug In Menu Auto Clock Set Be fore you use a ny of your T V ’s tim e r functions, you m ust first se t the clock. You m a y pre cise ly se t your clock using the X D S tim e signa l broa dca st by m ost P ublic Broa dca sting sta tions. To se t the clock using the X D S signa l: Enter the channel number of your local PBS station P re ss M...
Plug In Menu Manual Clock Set To se t your clock m a nua lly (without using the X D S signa l), choose M AN U ALfrom the S e t C lock m e nu a nd follow the ste ps be low. To S E T C LO C K To ope ra te To M AN U AL...
Channel Summary Channel Summary C ha nne l S um m a ry a llows you to custom ize the line -up of cha nne ls re ce ive d by your T V. You ca n a dd or de le te cha nne ls from the line -up or pre ve nt a ny una uthorize d vie we rs from wa tching a ny or a ll 1 8 1 cha nne ls.
V-Chip Your T V is e quippe d with V -C hip te chnology which e na ble s T V P a re nta l G uide line s (for U nite d S ta te s a nd C a na da ) a nd M ovie (M P AA) G uide line controls. V -C hip te chnology a llows you to pro- gra m your T V to re ce ive , or not to re ce ive , progra m s ba se d on conte nt a ccording to the guide line s.
V-Chip US V-Chip Ratings U.S. PARENTAL RATING SYSTEMS P rograms with the following ratings are appropriate for childre n . ❒ TV Y is Appropriate for All Children. P rogra m s a re cre a te d for ve ry young vie we rs a nd should be suita ble for a ll a ge s, including childre n a ge s 2 - 6 .
V-Chip Setting US V-Chip Ratings P re ss the M button E N U To V -C H IP To ope ra te (Lock icon will a ppe a r) P re ss Z to a cce ss the V -C hip m e nu E R O V-CHIP ON OFF...
V-Chip Setting ratings with the V-Chip button To a cce ss R a ting inform a tion a bout a ce rta in progra m , pre ss the V-C button while vie wing tha t H IP progra m . A displa y like this will a ppe a r: PROGRAM IS RATED : TV-PG - V If you de cide you wa nt to block this ca te gory of vie wing, pre ss "0 "...
V-Chip Movie Ratings ❒ NR - Not Rated. This is a film which has no rating. In many cases these films were imported from countries which do not use the M PA A ratings system. O ther N R films may be from amateur producers who didn’t intend to have their film widely released.
V-Chip Canadian V-Chip Ratings ❒ E - Exempt. Exempt programming includes: news, sports, documentaries and other information programming, talk shows, music videos, and variety programming. ❒ C – Programming Intended for Children. Viole nce G uide line s: T he re will be no re a listic sce ne s of viole nce . D e pictions of a ggre ssive be ha vior will be infre que nt a nd lim ite d to portra ya ls tha t a re cle a rly im a gina ry, com e dic or unre a listic in na ture .
V-Chip Unrated Programs Notes About Unrated Programs: U nra te d progra m m ing re fe rs to a ny progra m m ing which doe s not conta in a ra ting signa l. P rogra m m ing on te le vision sta tions which do not broa dca st ra ting signa ls will be pla ce d in the “U nra te d P rogra m m ing"...
V-Chip Set Lock Code C ha nne l G ua rd a nd V -C hip se ttings a re prote cte d by a four-digit Lock C ode . Your T V com e s pre -se t with a Lock C ode of "0 0 0 0 ". You m a y cha nge the code to a ny four-digit num be r you wish. T o cha nge the Lock C ode , follow the ste ps be low.
Picture Settings Tint Tint allows you to adjust the levels of red and green in your TV picture. P ress the M b u t t o n E N U T o T IN T To incre a se the le ve ls of gre e n To incre a se the le ve ls of re d To m ove to the ne xt se tting Color...
Picture Settings Noise Muting T his fe a ture inse rts a bla nk blue scre e n ove r cha nne ls which a re not broa dca sting or a re too we a k to be re ce ive d cle a rly. P ress the M b u t t o n E N U...
Sound Settings Bass You can increase or decrease the level of low-frequency sound in the T V ’s audio with the Bass adjustment. P ress the M b u t t o n E N U To BAS S To incre a se the ba ss To de cre a se the ba ss To m ove to the ne xt se tting Treble...
To sa ve se ttings On/Off Timer Note for PIP (AV-27260, AV-32260 and AV-36260 only). If the te le vision is on whe n a tim e d e ve nt is a bout to sta rt a Tim e r P re vie w window will a ppe a r. T he Tim e r P re vie w window will a ppe a r in the lowe r right corne r of the scre e n se ve n se conds be fore the tim e r is progra m m e d to be gin.
General Items TV Speaker If your TV is connected to a stereo system, you can turn off the T V speakers and listen to the audio through your stereo. P ress the M b u t t o n E N U T o T V S P E AKE R TV SPEAKER To turn the T V 's spe a ke rs O N or O F F...
General Items Closed Caption M a ny broa dca sts now include a n onscre e n displa y of dia log ca lle d C lose d C a ptions. S om e broa d- ca sts m a y a lso include displa ys of additiona l inform a tion in te xt form . Your te le vision ca n a cce ss a nd displa y this inform a tion using the C lose d C a ption fe a ture .
Button Functions Menu T he M button allows you to access JVC ’s onscreen menu system. Press M to activate the E N U E N U onscreen menu system. • S e e individua l topics (like “S ound S e ttings”) for specific inform ation on using m e nus.
Button Functions Video Status T he V button give s you a choice of thre e T V picture displa y se ttings, including a ID E O T AT U S displa y of your own pre fe re nce s. Standard - R e se ts the picture displa y to the fa ctory se ttings.
Button Functions 100+ Button U se the 100+ button to directly access channels above C hannel 99. For example to move to channel 124, p r e s s100+, then 2 (two), the n 4 (four). Return+ T he R + button ha s two functions: E T U R N Return - R e turns to the cha nne l vie we d just be fore the cha nne l curre ntly onscre e n.
Button Functions VCR Buttons You ca n use this re m ote control to ope ra te the ba sic functions of your V C R . T he se functions include : pla y, re cord, re wind, fa st-forwa rd, stop, pa use , cha nne l sca n, T V /V C R , powe r on, a nd powe r off.
Button Functions - PIP Freeze U se the F button to lock a single , still im a ge onto the P IP window. R E E Z E • If P IP is off whe n F is pre sse d, a sna pshot of the m a in scre e n is ta ke n a nd pla ce d in the R E E Z E P IP w indow.
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Search Codes Cable/Satellite Search Codes Function: 1 ) S lide the first 2 -W a y M ode S e le ctor switch to C AT V. 2 ) P re ss the T V P a nd R + buttons. H old for a t le a st thre e se conds a nd re le a se . O W E R E T U R N 3 ) P re ss T V P...