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Toshiba 27A33 Owner's Manual

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  • 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 ... 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 If you haven’t connected electronic equipment before, or you have been frustrated in the past, you may wish to read this section. (Cables are not supplied.) • A coaxial cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Cable Converter Box

    Connecting a cable converter box 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. Descrambling these signals for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler device, which is generally provided by the cable company.
  • Page 9: Connecting A Dvd Player/Satellite Receiver 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 ColorStream...
  • Page 10: 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. Stereo VCR / Playback To antenna IN from ANT OUT to TV CH 3 CH 4...
  • Page 11: Using The Remote Control

    Using the remote control Installing the remote control batteries To install the batteries: 1. Open the battery cover on the back of the remote control. 2. Install two “AAA” size batteries. Match the + and – signs on the batteries to the signs on the battery compartment. 3.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Your Tv

    Setting up your TV After you have installed the batteries, 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. • When you make a menu selection, your changes occur immedi- ately.
  • Page 13: Adding Channels To The Tv's Memory

    Adding channels to the TV’s memory Your TV will stop on specific channels that are stored in the TV’s channel memory when you press Channel + or –. Use the steps below to set all active channels in your area automatically. Programming channels automatically Your TV can automatically detect all active channels and store them in its memory.
  • Page 14: Using The Tv's Features

    Using the TV’s features Adjusting the channel settings Switching between two channels You can switch between two channels without entering an actual channel number each time. To switch between two channels: 1. Select the first channel you want to view. 2.
  • Page 15: Using Thev-Chip (Parental Control) Feature (U.s. V-Chip System Only)

    To clear your favorite channels: 1. Select a channel you want to clear. 2. Press MENU, then press to display the OPTION menu. 3. Press to highlight FAVORITE CH. 4. Press to display the FAVORITE CH menu. SET/CLEAR will be highlighted. PICTURE AUDIO SETUP OPTION...
  • Page 16: Blocking Programs By Ratings

    3. Press to display the V-CHIP menu. PICTURE AUDIO SETUP OPTION V-CHIP BLOCKING RESET PIN CODE SELECT [0-9] ENTER EXIT 4. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PIN code. If you are accessing the V-Chip menus for the first time, select a four-digit number to be your PIN code.
  • Page 17 MPAA Ratings For adults only. NC17 Not intended for anyone 17 or under. Restricted. Under 17 requires an accompanying parent or adult guardian. PG13 Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be appropriate for children.
  • Page 18 To use the V-Chip to block programs by rating: 1. Press MENU, then press to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press to highlight V-CHIP. 3. Press to display the V-CHIP menu. 4. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PIN code. If you are accessing the V-Chip menus for the first time, select a four-digit number to be your PIN code.
  • Page 19: Blocking Unrated Movies Or Programs

    Blocking unrated movies or programs Some movies and programs are not rated. You can block these movies and programs using the V-Chip. To block unrated movies or programs: 1. Press MENU, then press to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press to highlight V-CHIP.
  • Page 20: Locking Video Input

    To unlock channels: 1. Press MENU, then press to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press to highlight LOCK and then press the LOCK menu. 3. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PIN code, then press ENTER. The LOCK menu appears. 4.
  • Page 21: Labeling Channels

    Labeling channels Channel labels appear over the channel number display each time you turn on the TV, select a channel, or press the Recall button. You can choose any four characters to identify a channel. To create channel labels: 1. Select a channel you want to label. 2.
  • Page 22: 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 to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press to highlight ON/OFF TIMER. PICTURE AUDIO SETUP OPTION LANGUAGE...
  • Page 23: Setting The Off Timer

    5. Press to set the desired hour, then press PICTURE AUDIO SETUP OPTION ON/OFF TIMER CLOCK 8:30 AM ON TIMER 7:00 AM CH 001 CLEAR OFF TIMER 12:00 AM CLEAR SELECT ADJUST EXIT 6. Set the desired minutes and channel, as in step 5. 7.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Adjusting the picture quality You can adjust the picture quality to your personal preferences, including the contrast, brightness, color, tint, and sharpness. The qualities you choose will be stored automatically in your TV’s memory so you can recall them at any time. To adjust the picture quality: 1.
  • Page 25: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Setting the sleep timer You can set the TV so it turns off automatically. To set the sleep timer: Repeatedly press SLEEP on the remote control to set the length of time until the TV turns off. The clock will count down 10 minutes for each press of the SLEEP button (120, 110, ...10, 0).
  • Page 26: 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 You can listen to high-fidelity stereo sound with the Multi-channel TV Sound (MTS) feature.
  • Page 27: Using The Surround Sound Feature

    Using the surround sound feature The surround sound feature expands the audio listening field wider and deeper to create exceptional sound quality from the TV’s speakers. The feature uses stereo signals from a TV broadcast or video input. To turn on the surround sound feature: 1.
  • Page 28: Appendix

    Appendix Troubleshooting Before calling a service technician, please check the following table for a possible cause of the problem and some solutions. Problem TV will not turn on No picture, no sound No sound, picture OK Poor sound, picture OK Poor picture, sound OK Poor reception of broadcast channels Cannot receive above channel 13...
  • Page 29: Specifications

    Specifications Picture tube Type 27 (676 mm diagonal) Television system NTSC standard Channel coverage VHF: 2 ~ 13 UHF: 14 ~ 69 Cable TV: 4A, A-5 ~ A-1, A-I, Power source 120V AC, 60 Hz Power consumption 125 W Audio power 2.5W + 2.5W Speaker type 2 x 3-1/2 inches (50 x 89 mm) x 2 pcs.
  • Page 30: Limited United States Warranty

    WHICH AN ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; THEREFORE, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES. FST PURE ® is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. www.toshiba.com/tacp.
  • Page 31: Limited Canada Warranty

    ON THE TIME WITHIN WHICH AN ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; THEREFORE, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES. FST PURE ® is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. IN-HOME...
  • Page 32 DORVAL QUEBEC, H9P 1J1,CANADA TEL.: (514) 856-4100 VANCOUVER: 22171 FRASERWOOD WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V62 1J5, CANADA TEL.: (604) 303-2500 ® ® ® ColorStream , FST Pure and StableSound are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. PRINTED IN THAILAND 03/06...