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Sanyo AVP-429 Instruction Manual

42" plasma high-definition colour tv with atsc digital tuner.
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42 ''* Plasma High-definition Colour TV with
ATSC Digital Tuner
* Diagonal measure
Caution! Avoid image burn-in problems. Please consult page 40.
Help Line: 1-800-263-2244
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (Eastern)


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    INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVP-429 42 ''* Plasma High-definition Colour TV with ATSC Digital Tuner * Diagonal measure Caution! Avoid image burn-in problems. Please consult page 40. Help Line: 1-800-263-2244 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (Eastern)

  • Page 2: Important Information

    WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION-To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.

  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    Important Safeguards Before using your TV, please read these instructions completely, and keep this manual for future reference. Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, cautions and instructions placed on the unit or described in the operating instructions or service manual.

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    Do not use this apparatus near water For example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like. Do not use immediately after moving from a low temperature to high temperature environment, as this causes condensation, which may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information ...1 Important Safeguards...2 Table of Contents...4 Introducing the TV ...6 Remove the TV from the Box...6 Installing the TV ...6 Carrying or Moving the TV ...6 Remove the Stand ...7 TV Controls and Connectors ...8 Control Panel ...8 Connectors...9 Connecting the TV ...10...

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    Programming your Remote Control ...42 Manufacturer's Codes ...44 Thank you for choosing SANYO. This product incorporates latest-generation features including an ATSC digital tuner. Please read all instructions carefully to obtain maximum benefit of your product. Questions? Our toll-free number is 1-800-263-2244, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday (Eastern time).

  • Page 7: Introducing The Tv

    Introducing the TV Remove the TV from the Box Installing the TV Carrying or Moving the TV STOP! To safely remove the television from the box It s best to use 2 people to remove the television for stability. 1. Remove cardboard holders from the box. 2.

  • Page 8: Remove The Stand

    Remove the Stand Cautions: 1. Carefully handle the unit during setup and consult authorized service personnel to ensure successful installation. 2. Before performing work spread cushioning over the base area to lay the Display on. This will prevent it from being damaged. 3.

  • Page 9: Tv Controls And Connectors

    Introducing the TV TV Controls and Connectors Control Panel Item Description Power Indicator Remote Sensor Receives IR signals from the remote control. CH+/ CH- Press to scan through channels. In menu operations, these buttons serve as up/down buttons. Press to adjust the volume. In menu operations, these buttons serve as right/left buttons. VOL+/ VOL- MENU To access the Menu main page.

  • Page 10: Connectors

    TV Controls and Connectors Connectors Dig it al HDMI DVI AUDIO RGB PC/DTV RS-232 Audio out INPUT INPUT Item Description RF IN RF input that connects to your cable system or outdoor antenna. USB Port For service only. The user should not use this port. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) provides an uncompressed, all-digital audio/video HDMI IN interface between this TV and any HDMI-equipped audio/video component, such as a set-top box and...

  • Page 11: Connecting The Tv

    Connecting the TV Basic Connections Overview Connecting Antenna System Connecting Cable System To display clear crisp pictures, you must connect your TV correctly and choose the correct display format. It is strongly recommended to connect the cable and antenna input using a 75-ohm coaxial cable to receive optimum picture quality signal.

  • Page 12: Connecting Cable Box

    Basic Connections Connecting Cable Box Connecting Digital Cable Box For best results, use this connection if you have a cable system and your cable company scrambles some channels, such as premium channels or all channels (which requires you to use a cable box). Connect the CATV cable to the cable boxs input jack.

  • Page 13: Connecting Satellite Receiver

    Connecting the TV Basic Connections Connecting Satellite Receiver Connecting Digital Satellite Receiver Connect the satellite antenna cable to the satellite receivers SATELLITE IN jack. Use AV cables to connect the satellite receivers AUDIO and VIDEO OUT jacks to the TVs AUDIO and VIDEO IN jacks. Bottom View If your satellite receiver...

  • Page 14: Using External Equipment

    Using External Equipment Introduction Equipment with HDMI Connection You can connect many types of external equipment to your TV, like a DVD player, VCR, Digital TV tuner, PC, HDMI equipment, game console and camcorder. To view external source images, select the input source from INPUT on the remote control unit or on the Display.

  • Page 15: Equipment With Dvi Connection

    Connecting the TV Using External Equipment Equipment with DVI Connection Equipment with Coaxial Digital Audio If you are connecting equipment with DVI connector to this TV , you will need to use an adapter. Y ou can use a commercial HDMI-to-DVI cable or an HDMI adapter.

  • Page 16: Connecting A Vcr For Playing Back

    Using External Equipment Connecting a VCR for Playing Back Connecting a VCR for Recording Use AV cables to connect the VCRs AV output jacks to the TVs AV input jacks. If your VCRs have S-VIDEO jacks, for best picture quality, use an S-VIDEO connection instead of the video cable (yellow) on your combined A/V cable.

  • Page 17: Connecting A Dvd Player With Component Video Connectors

    Connecting the TV Using External Equipment Connecting a DVD Player with Component Video Connectors Connecting a DVD Player with S-Video and Audio Connectors Use a component video cable to connect the DVD players YPbPr jacks to the TVs YPbPr jacks. Use an audio cable to connect the DVD player s AUDIO OUT jacks to the TV s AUDIO IN jacks.

  • Page 18: Connecting A Pc

    Using External Equipment Connecting a PC Connecting a Camcorder or PlayStation If you connect your PC to the TV, you can watch your personal computers display on the TV. When your PC is connected to the TV with the D-Sub cable and audio cable, you can view and listen to the PCs video and audio output on the TV.

  • Page 19: Connecting A Second Tv Or Monitor

    Connecting the TV Using External Equipment Connecting a Second TV or Monitor Connecting Headphones The TV has a special signal output capability which allows you to hook up a second TV or monitor. Connect the second TV or monitor to the TVs VCR output jacks. See the Operating Manual of the second TV or monitor for further details regarding that devices input settings.

  • Page 20: Introducing The Remote Control

    Insert Batteries into the Remote Control Using the Remote Control Introducing the Remote Control Insert two size AA batteries by matching the diagram inside the battery compartment. Precaution on battery use Improper use of batteries can result in a leakage of chemicals and/or explosion. Be sure to follow the instructions below.

  • Page 21: Button Descriptions

    Introducing the Remote Control Button Descriptions MTS/SAP ZOOM SLEEP LIST FAVORITE AUDIO PICTURE P.POSITION SWAP FREEZE Button Description POWER Turn the unit on or off. To select additional products to be controlled AUX, DVD, with remote control. CBL, TV This remote control is an universal remote control.

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    Button Descriptions MTS/SAP ZOOM SLEEP LIST FAVORITE AUDIO PICTURE P.POSITION SWAP FREEZE Introducing the Remote Control Button Description ZOOM To select a screen aspect ratio. To select closed caption mode. To select a stereo, sap or mono for analog MTS/SAP channels;...

  • Page 23: Getting Started

    Getting Started Running Initial Setup Perform the following steps before you press POWER 1. Insert the batteries into the remote control unit. 2. Connect the antenna cable to the TV. 3. Plug in the AC power cord to the AC outlet. After you finish connecting the TV, you can run the Initial Setup to create a list of available analog and digital channels.

  • Page 24: Setting A Secret Number

    Setting a Secret Number For additional protection to the user's settings from being accidentally changed, the option exists to set a secret number first as below. Press MENU... Highlight [Locks]... button. 3. Press OK... The TV allows you to set a secret number when you access the [Locks] menu first time. You may use 0-9 number buttons to enter a new four-digit secret number, and then confirm the new secret number by entering it again.

  • Page 25: Watching Tv

    Watching TV Turning On/Off Never attempt to move the TV unless the AC power cord has been disconnected. Introducing Channel Number Selecting Channels Turning On Firstly, Plug in the AC power cord to the AC outlet. Press POWER on the TV or press POWER on the remote control. The initial setup starts when the TV powers on for the first time.

  • Page 26: Adjusting Volume

    Selecting Channels Adjusting Volume Using FREEZE button Using ZOOM button The zoom mode options may differ from different formats of the input signal. For digital TV channel Press the 0-9 number buttons and dash(-) to input a digital channel number, the TV goes to the selected channel directly. (e.

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    Watching TV Using ZOOM button Direct Select to detect the resolution of the signal and display an image with the same number of pixels on the screen. DO NOT use for a long period of time. Example: Source Full Screen Select to enlarge the 4:3 picture horizontally only, to fill the display area.

  • Page 28: Adjusting Menu Options

    Depending on the signal tuned, you may see different MENU options on your screen. As an example, Menus displayed below are based on TV mode. Picture Control Accessing Picture Menu Press MENU... Highlight [Picture]... button. Press OK ..To highlight an option and to change settings, press ??? ?.

  • Page 29: Adjusting Picture Settings

    Adjusting MENU Options Picture Control Adjusting Picture Settings Picture Settings: TV Custom Preset Brightness 25 Contrast Saturation Tint Sharpness DONE Choose among different preset adjustments for your TV picture Adjusting Screen Settings Adjustment Settings Horizontal Vertical Phase Auto Sync DONE Use left and right arrows to change horizontal position Option...

  • Page 30: Audio Control

    Audio Control Accessing Audio Menu Press MENU... Audio Highlight [ ]... button. Press OK ..To highlight an option and to change settings, press ??? ?. Press OK to confirm the selection or alter the settings. Press EXIT to exit. Selecting Audio Options To quickly change the audio mode,...

  • Page 31: Setting Channels

    Adjusting MENU Options Setting Channels Accessing Channels Menu Press MENU... Channels Highlight [ ]... button. Press OK ..To highlight an option and to change settings, press ??? ?. Press OK to confirm the selection or alter the settings. Press EXIT to exit.

  • Page 32: Setting Favorite Channels

    Setting Channels Setting Favorite Channels Using the FAVORITE button Editing Channel Name The unit allows you to setup 3 groups (FAV 1, FAV 2 and FAV 3) of favorite channels. You may set up to 16 channels for each favorite channel list. Use this item to choose FAV 1, FAV 2 or FAV 3 Use this item to deselect all channel...

  • Page 33: Using The Program Guide

    Adjusting MENU Options Using the Program Guide Accessing Program Guide Press MENU... Guide Highlight [ ]... button. Press OK ..Using the Program Guide Picture Audio Settings Channels Locks Guide This TV is equipped to show program information if it is available from the station. The Program Guide provides some information for current viewing program and next program if next program information is available.

  • Page 34: Setting System

    Setting System Accessing Settings Menu Press MENU... Settings Highlight [ ]... button. Press OK ..To highlight an option and to change settings, press ??? ?. Press OK to confirm the selection or alter the settings. Press EXIT to exit. Setting Date &...

  • Page 35: Input Select

    Adjusting MENU Options Setting System Input Select Setting Caption Vision Using the CCD button Press the CCD button repeatedly to select [Off], [On] or [On when muted]. Setting Menu & Display Date & Time Timer Input Select SV/AV2 Closed Captions Menu &...

  • Page 36: Editing Input Labels

    Setting System Editing Input Labels Setting Screen Saver Running Reset System Highlight [Menu & Displays] item in [Settings] menu. Press OK or ? button to access the sub-menu. Highlight [Input Labels Edit] item. Press OK or ? button enter Highlight a desired Input Label you want to edit.

  • Page 37: Parental Lock Control

    Adjusting MENU Options Parental Lock Control Accessing Locks Menu Press MENU... Highlight [Locks]... button. Press OK ..4. Enter a correct PIN. Use 0-9 number buttons. If it is the first time to access the [Locks] menu, the unit allows you to set a secret number as desired, please refer to [Setting a Secret Number] in chapter [Getting Start].

  • Page 38: Viewing Locked Or Blocked Programs

    Parental Lock Control Selecting Locks Options To ensure maximum blocking capability, the age-based ratings should be used. Viewing Locked or Blocked Programs US Custom Rating Options Option Description Age-Based Options USA-TV Block programs by their TV-Y rating, content or both. TV-Y7 TV-G TV-PG...

  • Page 39: Other Information

    Other Information Troubleshooting If, after reading these operating instructions, you have additional questions related to the use of your television, please call the services center in your local area. Before calling service, please check the symptoms and follow suggested solutions. Remote Control Problem Remote control does not operate...

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    Troubleshooting General Problem One or some channels can t be displayed Lost password Some items cant be accessed TV cabinet creaks Control buttons do not operate Notes: If your problem is not solved, turn your unit off and then on again. Cautions: Never attempt to repair a defective TV yourself.

  • Page 41: Care And Maintenance

    Other Information Care and Maintenance About Temperature About After-Image (burn-in) Cleaning and Maintenance Do not use in hot and cold rooms (locations) When the unit is used in rooms (locations) with low temperature, the picture may leave trails or appear slightly delayed. This is not a malfunction, and the unit will recover when the temperature returns to normal.

  • Page 42: Specifications

    Specifications Type: Panel: TV system: Receiving Channel: VHF/UHF: CATV: Digital Terrestrial Broadcast: Digital cable: Audio multiplex: Audio out: Power Requirement: Power Consumption: Dimensions (W X H X D in inches): Weight: Terminals: Composite Video/Audio(L/R): S-video: Component Video/Audio(L/R): HDMI interface: D-Sub/Audio: Antenna: Composite Video/Audio(L/R): Coaxial Digital Audio Out:...

  • Page 43: Programming Your Remote Control

    Other Information Programming your Remote Control Introduction A Quick Look at Programming a Device Searching for your Code Your remote lets you control four devices with one easy-to-use, compact unit. After installing batteries, you can program the remote to control your VCR or DVD, Cable or Satellite Receivers, Amplifier or Tuner, and Auxiliary devices.

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    Programming your Remote Control Checking the Codes Changing Volume Lock Troubleshooting CARE If you have set up the remote using the procedure in Searching for Your Code, you may need to find out which four-digit code is operating your equipment. For example, to find out which code is assigned to your DVD: Press DVD once.

  • Page 45: Manufacturer's Codes

    Other Information Manufacturer's Codes Audio Amplifiers Audio Amp/Tuners Manufacturer Codes Bose 30674 30078 30331 Marantz 30321 Nakamichi 30321 30264 Optimus 30395 Realistic 30395 Sansui 30321 Shure 30264 Sony 30689 Soundesign 30078 Victor 30331 Wards 30078 Yamaha 30354, 30133 Manufacturer Codes 30531 Aiwa 31405, 31243, 30121...

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    Manufacturer's Codes Audio Amp/Tuners Cable Converters Manufacturer Codes Philips 31189, 31269 Pioneer 31023, 30150, 30014, 30630, 30531 Proscan 31254 Qisheng 31609 Quasar 30039 RadioShack 31263 31023, 31609, 31254, 30531, 31074 Sharper Image 31263 Silsonic 30176 Sony 31258, 31759 Soundesign 30670 Stereophonics 31023 Sunfire...

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    Other Information Manufacturer's Codes Cable Converters CD Players Manufacturer Codes Pace 01877, 00237 Panasonic 00000, 00008, 00107 Panther 00637 Paragon 00000 Philips 00317, 01305 Pioneer 01877, 00877, 00144, 00533 Pulsar 00000 Quasar 00000 RadioShack 00883 Regal 00279, 00273 Runco 00000 Samsung 00000, 00144 Scientific Atlanta...

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    Quad 30157 Quasar 30029 RadioShack 31075 31062, 30032, 30420, 30179, 30053 Realistic 30420, 30179 Rotel 30157, 30420 30157 Sansui 30157 Sanyo 30179 SAST 30157 Sharp 30861, 30037 Silsonic 30888, 30036 Sonic Frontiers 30157 Sony 30490, 30000, 30100 Soundesign 30145 TAG McLaren...

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    Other Information Manufacturer's Codes CD Players DVD Players Manufacturer Codes Victor 30072 Wards 30157, 30053 Yamaha 30888, 30036 Zonda 30157 Manufacturer Codes Aiwa 20641, 21912 Akai 20770 Allegro 20869 Apex Digital 20672, 20717, 20797, 21061, 20796, 21056, 21937, 20794, 21020, 21915 Blaupunkt 20717 Blue Parade...

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    Proscan 20522 Qwestar 20651 20522, 20571, 20717, 20822 20869 Rotel 20623 Sampo 20752, 20698 Samsung 20490, 20573, 21932, 21075, 20820 Sansui 20695 Sanyo 20695 Sharp 20630, 20752 Sharper Image 21117 Sherwood 20770 Shinco 20717 Shinsonic 20533 Sonic Blue 20869, 21099...

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    Other Information Manufacturer's Codes DVD Players Satellite Receivers Manufacturer Codes T eac 20717, 21984, 20809 T echnics 20490 Theta Digital 20571 T oshiba 20503, 20695 Urban Concepts 20503 Xbox 20522 Yamaha 20490, 20539, 20545 Zenith 20503, 20591, 20869 Manufacturer Codes AlphaStar 00772 Chaparral...

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    Manufacturer's Codes Satellite Receivers VCRs Manufacturer Codes RadioShack 00869 00392, 00566, 00855, 00143, 01392 Samsung 01276, 01109, 01108 Sanyo 01219 00856 Sony 00639, 01640 Star Choice 00869 Tivo 01142, 01442 T oshiba 00749, 01749, 00790, 01285 UltimateTV 01640, 01392 Uniden...

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    Other Information Manufacturer's Codes VCRs Manufacturer Codes Daewoo 20045, 20104, 20278 Dell 21972 Denon 20042 DirecTV 20739 Durabrand 20039, 20038 Electrohome 20037 Electrophonic 20037 Emerex 20032 Emerson 20035, 20037, 20184, 20240, 20045, 20121, 20043, 20209, 20002, 20278, 20479 Fisher 20047, 20104 Fuji 20035, 20033 Fujitsu...

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    Manufacturer's Codes VCRs Manufacturer Codes Matsushita 20035, 20162 Media Center PC 21972 20035 Memorex 20035, 20162, 20037, 20048, 20039, 20047, 20240, 20104, 20209, 20479 20240, 20043 MGN T echnology 20240 Microsoft 21972 Mind 21972 Minolta 20042 Mitsubishi 20067, 20043 Motorola 20035, 20048 20240 Multitech...

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    Other Information Manufacturer's Codes VCRs Manufacturer Codes Samsung 20240, 20045, 20432 Sanky 20048, 20039 Sansui 20067, 20209, 20479 Sanyo 20047, 20240, 20104 Scott 20184, 20045, 20121, 20043 Sears 20035, 20037, 20047, 20042, 20104 Sharp 20048, 20209 Shintom 20072 Shogun 20240...

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    30-km radius of any authorized Sanyo Service Depot, throughout Canada. WARRANTY BECOMES VOID This warranty becomes void if the product's serial numbers are altered or removed or if any repair to the product is made other than by SANYO Canada Inc. or by an authorized Sanyo Service Depot.

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