Enjoying Your TV
Notes on the TV
To enjoy your TV for years to come and maintain its original picture quality,
you should perform periodic maintenance.
To enjoy clear picture
Prevent sunlight or other light sources from shining directly onto the
The screen surface is easily scratched. Do not rub, touch, or tap it with
sharp or abrasive objects (see "On Contamination on the Screen
Surface" on page 5).
When not using the TV for a long period of time
Unplug the AC power cord from the outlet if you anticipate not using
the TV for more than a week.
When turning off the power
The cooling fan will continue to operate for about two minutes. Allow
several minutes before unplugging from the outlet or switching the
On moisture condensation
If your TV is moved directly from a cold to a warm location or is placed
in a humid room, or if the room temperature changes suddenly, the
picture may blur or show poor color. This is caused by moisture
condensation on the lenses inside. Wait a few hours to let the moisture
evaporate before turning on the TV. When the condensation has
evaporated, the picture will return to normal.
To minimize reflection, the screen surface has a special coating.
Inappropriate cleaning methods could damage the screen surface. Special
care is required.
Cleaning the Screen Surface
Dust and dirt on the screen can affect the picture quality. To dust off the
screen use a soft cloth. Be sure to follow the cleaning instruction on page 5
for stubborn stains and dirt.
Temporary Image Retention
When high contrast non-moving images such as station logos and channel
numbers are displayed for a long period of time, there may be some image
retention on the screen. This is only a temporary condition. Turning off the
power for a while or letting the TV run on another channel will eliminate the