Toshiba 26HF85 Owner's Manual

Toshiba 26HF85 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 26HF85 30HF85 J3S40121B(E)_COVER ENER Y STAR PARTNER 24/02/2005, 6:06 PM...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba TV. This manual will help you use the many exciting features of your new TV. Before operating the TV, please read this manual completely, and keep it nearby for future reference. Safety Precautions...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    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 a dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
  • Page 4 Care For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and precautions: 27) Always sit approximately 10–25 feet away from the TV and as directly in front of it as possible. The picture can appear dull if you sit too far to the left or right of the TV, or if sunlight or room lights reflect on the screen.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Information ... 2-4 Welcome to Toshiba... 6 Exploring your new TV ... 6 Selecting a location for the TV ... 6 Connecting your TV ... 7 Connecting a VCR ... 7 Connecting a cable converter box or Antenna ... 8 Connecting a DVD player/satellite receiver and a VCR ...
  • Page 6: Welcome To Toshiba

    Congratulations! You have purchased one of the finest color TVs on the market. The goal of this manual is to guide you through setting up and operating your Toshiba TV as quickly as possible. You may need to purchase other audio or video cables to connect your equipment.
  • Page 7: Connecting Your Tv

    Connecting your TV • A coaxial cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box. Coaxial cables use “F” connectors. • Standard A/V (audio/video) cables are usually color coded accord- ing to use: yellow for video and red and white for audio. The red audio cable is for the stereo right channel, and the white audio cable is for the stereo left (or mono) channel.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Cable Converter Box Or Antenna

    Connecting a cable converter box or Antenna This television has an extended tuning range and can tune most cable channels without using a cable company supplied converter box. Some cable companies offer “premium pay channels” in which the signal is scrambled.
  • Page 9: Connecting A Dvd Player/Satellite Receiver And A Vcr

    Connecting a DVD player/satellite receiver and a VCR This connection allows you to watch DVD/satellite, VCR, or TV programs. You can record from the satellite receiver and TV, as well as record one TV channel while watching another channel. From satellite DVD player / Satellite Receiver Satellite IN AUDIO...
  • Page 10: Connecting A Dvd Player With Colorstream (Component Video) And A Vcr

    Your TV is capable of using ColorStream (component video.) Connecting your TV to a component video compat- ible DVD player, such as a Toshiba DVD player with ColorStream greatly enhance picture quality and performance. DVD player with Component video...
  • Page 11: Connecting A Dtv Receiver / Set-Top Box With Colorstream (Component Video) And A Vcr

    Connecting a DTV receiver / set-top box with ® ColorStream (component video) and a VCR This connection allows you to watch DTV (digital TV), VCR, and TV programs, and record DTV and TV programs. Your TV has ColorStream ® (component video) inputs. Connecting your TV to a DTV receiver with component video can greatly enhance picture quality and realism.
  • Page 12: Connecting Two Vcrs

    Connecting two VCRs This connection allows you to record (dub/edit) from one VCR to another VCR. You will also be able to record from one TV channel while watching another channel. From antenna Stereo VCR/Playback IN from ANT OUT to TV CH 3 CH 4 Stereo VCR/Recording...
  • Page 13: Connecting A Camcorder

    Connecting a camcorder This connection allows you to watch videos recorded on a camcorder. S-VIDEO VIDEO Front Panel of TV J3S40121B(E)_P07-15 You will need: • one S-video cable • one pair of standard audio cables S-VHS Camcorder Note: For better picture quality, if your camcorder AUDIO has S-video, you can use an S-video cable (plus the standard audio cables) instead of a...
  • Page 14: Connecting An Hdmi™ Or A Dvi Device To The Hdmi Input

    Connecting an HDMI™ or a DVI device to the HDMI input The HDMI input on your TV receives digital audio and uncompressed digital video from an HDMI device or uncompressed digital video from a DVI This input is designed to accept HDCP in digital form from EIA/CEA-861/861B–compliant consumer electronic devices (such as a set-top box or DVD player with HDMI or DVI output.)
  • Page 15: Connecting An Audio System

    Connecting an audio system This connection allows you to use an audio amplifier and external speakers, and adjust the audio level using the TV’s remote control. To control the audio, turn on the TV and the stereo amplifier, and turn off the TV's built-in speakers (see “Turning off the built-in speakers”...
  • Page 16: Using The Remote Control

    VCR and DVD player models together, even if they are different brands. If you will be using your TV with a Toshiba satellite receiver, VCR or DVD player, your remote control is already programmed and ready to use. If you own different brands of cable TV converters/satellite receivers, VCRs and/or DVD players, you first have to program your remote control.
  • Page 17: Programming The Remote Control To Operate Your Other Devices

    This remote control is pre-programmed to operate Toshiba satellite receivers, VCRs and DVD players. To control cable TV converters/ satellite receivers, VCRs and DVD players other than Toshiba models, you must follow the steps below to program your remote control.
  • Page 18: Cable Tv Converter/Satellite Receiver, Vcr And Dvd Player Code Tables

    Brand Hughes Network Realistic Systems Samsung Intersat Sony Janeil Star Choice 017, 057 Star Trak Kenwood Magnavox Toshiba Optimus Pansat 036, 052 Primestar 015, 042 Uniden Proscan 008, 009, 013 Radio Shack 022, 023, 030 008, 009, 013, 016 Zenith...
  • Page 19 079, 085 Teac Scott 008, 011, 017, 028, Technics 030, 057, 065, 072 Teknika Sears 007, 010, 016, 021, Toshiba 022, 023, 024, 025, 035, 053, 057, 063, 064, 065, 068, 071, Totevision 075, 079 Unitec Sharp 013, 020, 031, 049,...
  • Page 20: Learning About The Remote Control

    Learning about the remote control POWER turns the TV on and off SLEEP programs the TV to turn off at a set time (page 37) TV/VIDEO selects the video input source (page 27) CH 3 3 3 3 3 / 4 4 4 4 4 cycles through programmed channels (page 22) selects TV mode CBL/SAT...
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Tv

    Setting up your TV After you have installed the batteries and programmed the remote control, you need to set some preferences on the TV using the menu system. You can access the menu system with the buttons on the remote control. •...
  • Page 22: Image Tilt Correction

    Image tilt correction When you install or change the direction of the TV, the picture may become tilted (caused by the Earth’s magnetism.) If this happens, use the image tilt correction feature to obtain the best possible picture. To adjust the image tilt: 1.
  • Page 23: Using The Tv's Features

    Changing channels To change to the next programmed channel: Press Channel M/L on the TV or CH 3 / 4 on the remote control. To change to a specific channel (programmed or unprogrammed): Press the Channel Number buttons (0-9 and 100) on the remote control.
  • Page 24: Using The Locks Menu

    To clear your favorite channels: 1. Select a channel you want to clear. 2. Press MENU, then press 3. Press L or M to highlight FAVORITE CH. 4. Press to display the FAVORITE CH menu. SET/CLEAR will be highlighted. 5. Press to highlight CLEAR.
  • Page 25: Using The V-Chip (Parental Control) Feature

    5. You may now set up the LOCKS menu. See “Using the V-Chip (parental control) feature” (below), “Locking channels” (page 26), “Locking video inputs” (page 27), “Setting the GameTimer (page 27) or “Using the front panel lock feature” (page 28.) To change your password: 1.
  • Page 26: Locking Channels

    7. When you are done selecting the ratings, press EXIT to return to normal viewing. When you try to view a program with a ratings block, a message will appear listing the program’s ratings. The program can still be viewed if you press MUTE and then enter your password to temporarily bypass the block.
  • Page 27: Locking The Video Inputs

    Locking the video inputs With the VIDEO LOCK feature, you can lock out the input sources (VIDEO1, VIDEO2, VIDEO3, COLORSTREAM HD1, COLORSTREAM HD2, HDMI) and channels 3 and 4. You will not be able to select the input sources with the TV/VIDEO button or Channel buttons unless you clear the setting.
  • Page 28: Using The Front Panel Lock Feature

    Using the front panel lock feature You can lock the front panel buttons to prevent your settings from being changed accidentally (by children, for example). When the front panel lock is in ON, all control buttons on the TV front panel (except POWER) do not operate.
  • Page 29: Selecting The Video Input Source

    Selecting the video input source Press TV/VIDEO to view a signal from another device connected to your TV, such as a VCR or DVD player. You can select ANT, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3, ColorStream HD1, ColorStream HD2, or HDMI depending on which input jacks you used to connect your devices (see “Connecting your TV”...
  • Page 30: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock You must set the clock before you can program the ON/OFF timer. To set the clock: (Example: 8:30 AM) 1. Press MENU, then press display the SETUP menu. 2. Press L or M to highlight CLOCK SET. 3.
  • Page 31: Viewing The Wide-Screen Picture Formats (480I And 480P Signals Only)

    Viewing the wide-screen picture formats (480i and 480p signals only) You can view 480i and 480p format programs in a variety of picture sizes—Natural, TheaterWide 1, TheaterWide 2, TheaterWide 3, and Full. The way the image displays in any of the picture sizes will vary depending on the format of the program you are viewing.
  • Page 32 TheaterWide 2 picture size (for letter box programs) • The picture is stretched the same amount both wider and taller (retains its original proportion). • The top and bottom edges of the picture may be hidden. To view the hidden areas, see “Scrolling the TheaterWide picture”...
  • Page 33: Scrolling The Theaterwide

    Scrolling the TheaterWide (TheaterWide 2 and 3 only) 1. Press PIC SIZE to select the TheaterWide 2 or 3 mode. 2. Press MENU, and then press 3. Press L or M to highlight PICTURE SCROLL. S E T U P C L O S E D C A P T I O N O F F P I C T U R E S I Z E...
  • Page 34: Selecting The Cinema Mode

    Selecting the cinema mode When you view a DVD movie (3:2 pulldown processed) from a DVD player connected to the ColorStream (component video) inputs on the TV, smoother and more natural motion can be obtained by setting the CINEMA MODE to FILM. To set the CINEMA MODE to FILM: 1.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the picture Selecting the picture mode You can select four picture modes—Sports, Standard, Movie, and Memory—as described in the following table: Mode Picture Quality SPORTS Bright and dynamic picture (factory-set) STANDARD Standard picture quality (factory-set) MOVIE Movie-like picture setting (factory-set) MEMORY Your personal preferences (set by you;...
  • Page 36: Selecting The Color Temperature

    Selecting the color temperature Change the picture quality by selecting from three preset color tem- peratures—cool, medium, and warm—as described in the following table: Mode Picture Quality COOL MEDIUM WARM To select the color temperature: 1. Press MENU, then press 2.
  • Page 37: Resetting Your Picture Adjustments

    Resetting your picture adjustments The RESET function returns your picture quality adjustments to the following factory settings: Mode ... sports Brightness ... center (25) Contrast ... max (50) Color ... center (25) To reset your picture adjustments: 1. Press MENU, then press 2.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the sound Muting the sound Press MUTE to temporarily turn off the sound. While the sound is off, the screen will display the word MUTE in the lower right-hand corner. To restore the sound, press MUTE again. Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts The multi-channel TV sound (MTS) feature provides high-fidelity stereo sound.
  • Page 39: Resetting Your Audio Adjustments

    Resetting your audio adjustments The RESET function returns the audio adjustments to the following factory settings: Bass ... center (25) Treble ... center (25) Balance ... center (0) To reset your audio adjustments: 1. Press MENU, then press 2. Press L or M to highlight RESET, and then press A U D I O B B E O F F...
  • Page 40: Turning Off The Built-In Speakers

    Turning off the built-in speakers Use this feature to turn the TV speakers off when you connect an audio system (see “Connecting an audio system” on page 15.) To turn off the built-in speakers: 1. Press MENU, then press 2. Press L or M to highlight SPEAKERS, and then press select OFF.
  • Page 41: Auto Power Off

    Auto power off The TV will automatically turn off after approximately 15 minutes if it is tuned to a vacant channel or a station that completes its broadcast for the day and stops broadcasting on that channel. This feature does not work in VIDEO mode. Understanding the Power Return feature If the power is cut off while you are viewing the TV and the power is resupplied, the Power Return feature will turn the TV on automatically.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Power source Power consumption Audio power Speaker type Video/Audio terminals Dimensions Weight Supplied accessories J3S40121B(E)_P38-Back 26HF85 30HF85 26 in. (657 mm) diagonal 30 in. (760 mm) diagonal (Screen size is approximate.) (Screen size is approximate.) NTSC standard VHF: 2–13 UHF: 14–69 Cable TV: 4A, A-5–A-1, A-I,...
  • Page 43: Limited Warranty

  • Page 44 National Service Division ColorStream, FST Pure, TheaterWide and StableSound are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. CableClear and GameTimer are trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. PRINTED IN THAILAND J3S40121B(E)_P38-Back 24/02/2005, 6:07 PM...

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