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O
WNER'S
Color Television
®
32A32
32A42
32A42A
36A42
© 2002 TOSHIBA CORPORATION
All Rights Reserved.
M
ANUAL
Owner's Record
The model number and serial number are on the back
of your TV. Record these numbers in the spaces below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate
with your Toshiba dealer about this TV.
Model number:
Serial number:
23565829

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  • Page 1 Owner's Record The model number and serial number are on the back of your TV. Record these numbers in the spaces below. Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate with your Toshiba dealer about this TV. Model number: Serial number: 23565829...
  • 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: 26) 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

    Using the remote control to operate a VCR or cable TV converter ... 12 Programming the remote control to operate a non-Toshiba VCR or cable TV converter ... 13 VCR codes ... 14 Cable TV converter codes ... 14 Setting up your TV ... 15 Menu system (general instructions) ...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction • This owner’s manual applies to models 32A32, 32A42, 32A42A, and 36A42, and there are slight differences among them. • Model 32A42 is used in this manual for illustration purposes. • Instructions in this manual are based on using the remote control; however, you can use the buttons on the front panel of the TV if they have the same name as those referred to on the remote control.
  • Page 7: Connecting Your Tv

    STREAM INPUT MONO AUDIO AUDIO ________ *Model 32A32 does not have VIDEO 3 inputs. Coaxial (antenna) cable Standard A/V cables (red/white/yellow) S-video cable Component video cables CAUTION: Do not plug in any power cords until you have finished connecting all equipment.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Cable Converter Box And A Vcr

    Connecting a cable converter box and a VCR With this connection you can: • watch videotapes • watch and record basic and premium cable channels • record one channel while watching the same or another channel Tune the VCR to channel 3 or 4 (whichever channel is vacant in your area), place the TV in VIDEO 1 mode, and then use the...
  • Page 9: Connecting A Dvd Player With Colorstream

    ® Your TV has ColorStream (component video) inputs. Connecting your TV to a component video-compatible DVD player (such as a Toshiba DVD player with ColorStream With this connection you can: • watch TV channels, DVDs, and videotapes • record TV channels •...
  • Page 10: Using The Remote Control

    Your TV remote control can operate your TV and most VCRs and cable TV converters, even if they are different brands. If you have a Toshiba VCR or cable TV converter: Your TV remote control is already programmed to operate it. See page 12.
  • Page 11: Location Of Controls On Tv And Remote Control

    Location of controls on TV and remote control For details on the use of each control, refer to pages in brackets. TV front panel TV/VIDEO [16] VOLUME T/S [28] CHANNEL s/t [16] Model 32A32 front panel MENU TV/VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL MENU [15]...
  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control To Operate A Vcr Or Cable Tv Converter

    Using the remote control to operate a VCR or cable TV converter • If you have a non-Toshiba VCR or cable TV converter, you must first program the remote control to recognize your VCR or converter brand (see pages 13–14).
  • Page 13: Programming The Remote Control To Operate A Non-Toshiba Vcr Or Cable Tv Converter

    TV converter Your Toshiba TV remote control is preprogrammed to operate Toshiba brand VCRs and cable TV converters. To program your TV remote control to operate a non-Toshiba VCR or a cable TV converter, follow these steps: RECALL...
  • Page 14: Vcr Codes

    TV converter (cont.) In some rare cases, you may not be able to operate your non-Toshiba equipment with your TV remote control. Your other equipment may use a code that is not recognized by the TV remote control. If this happens, you will need to use the remote control that came with your other equipment.
  • Page 15: Setting Up Your Tv

    Setting up your TV Menu system (general instructions) After installing the batteries and programming the remote control, you will need to set some preferences on your TV using the menu system. You can access the menus using the buttons on the TV front panel or remote control.
  • Page 16: Changing The On-Screen Display Language

    VIDEO 2, or VIDEO 3 (32A42, 32A42A, and 36A42 only). The selected signal source is highlighted on-screen. VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 TO SELECT PUSH TV/VIDEO 32A32 To verify the signal source: Press RECALL. Programming channels into the TV’s memory When you press CHANNEL ▲▼...
  • Page 17: Adding And Erasing Channels Manually

    3. Press to highlight TV/CABLE. 4. Press to highlight TV (if you use an antenna) or CABLE • (if you use cable). 5. Press to highlight CH PROGRAM. SET UP SET UP LANGUAGE: LANGUAGE: [ENGLISH] FRANCAIS ESPANOL TV/CABLE: TV/CABLE: [TV] CABLE CH PROGRAM CH PROGRAM...
  • Page 18: 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 19: Using The V-Chip Control (Blocking) Feature

    To select your favorite channels: Press FAV CH on the remote control to cycle through the favorite channels you programmed. Note: The FAV CH buttons will not work unless you program at least one favorite channel. To clear a favorite channel: 1.
  • Page 20: Changing Your Pin Code

    5. Use the CHANNEL NUMBERS (0–9) to enter your four-digit PIN code. After the code is entered, the V-Chip Control menu appears. SET UP ENABLE BLOCKING [Y] SET RATING SET BLOCKING OPTIONS NEW PIN CODE BLOCK CHANNEL MOVE SELECT V-Chip Control (Blocking) Menu 6.
  • Page 21: Blocking Programs By Ratings

    Blocking programs by ratings The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) uses a rating system to qualify motion picture content. Television broadcasters employ a similar rating system to qualify the content of television programs. The MPAA, Youth TV, and TV ratings work with the V-Chip feature to allow you to block access to programs that exceed the rating limits you set.
  • Page 22: Unblocking Programs Temporarily

    8. Press to highlight SET RATING. 9. Press to display the Set Rating menu. • 10. Press to highlight MPAA Rating, Youth TV Rating, or TV Rating. 11. Press to select (or to deselect) the ratings to be blocked. Blocked •...
  • Page 23: Blocking Unrated Movies And Programs

    Blocking unrated movies and programs Some movies and programs are not rated. You can use the V-Chip Control feature to block unrated movies and programs. To block unrated movies and programs: 1. Press MENU. 2. Press to highlight the SET UP menu. •...
  • Page 24: Blocking Channels

    Blocking channels You can block a maximum of four TV channels and four cable channels. Blocked channels cannot be viewed, regardless of their programs’ ratings. If you try to tune the TV to a blocked channel, the nearest unblocked channel will display. To block a channel: 1.
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the picture Adjusting the picture quality You can adjust the picture’s contrast, brightness, sharpness, color, and tint. Your picture quality adjustments are stored automatically in the TV’s memory. You can keep these settings or choose preset options in the PREFERENCE menu (see “Selecting the color temperature” below, and “Adjusting the picture preference”...
  • Page 26: Adjusting The Picture Preference

    Adjusting the picture preference You can select from four picture modes—Sports, Standard, Movie, and Memory. To adjust the picture preference: 1. Press MENU. 2. Press to highlight the PREFERENCE menu. • 3. Press to highlight PICTURE PREFERENCE. PREFERENCE COLOR TEMPERATURE [COOL] MEDIUM WARM PICTURE PREFERENCE [SPORTS] STANDARD MOVIE MEMORY...
  • Page 27: Using The Closed Caption Feature

    Using the closed caption feature The Closed Caption feature has two options: • Captions—An on-screen display of the dialogue, narration, and sound effects of programs and videos that are closed-captioned (usually identified in your local TV listing as “CC”). • Text—An on-screen display of information not related to the program, such as weather or stock data (if available in your viewing area).
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the sound Muting the sound Press MUTE to temporarily turn off the sound. While the sound is off, the screen displays the word “MUTE” in the lower right corner. To restore the sound, press MUTE or VOL When you press MUTE, the Closed Caption feature is automatically activated.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Sound Quality

    Adjusting the sound quality You can change the sound quality of your TV by adjusting the bass, treble, and balance. To adjust the sound quality: 1. Press MENU. 2. Press to highlight the AUDIO menu. • 3. Press to highlight the quality you want to adjust (BASS, TREBLE, or BALANCE).
  • Page 30: Viewing The Demonstration (Demo) Mode

    Viewing the demonstration (DEMO) mode The DEMO mode automatically demonstrates several features of your TV. To start the DEMO mode: 1. Press MENU. 2. Press • to highlight the SET UP menu. 3. Press to highlight DEMO. SET UP MORE TIMER: 0 MIN DEMO...
  • Page 31: Appendix

    Cable TV: mid band (A-8 through A-1, A through I) super band (J through W) hyper band (AA through ZZ, AAA, BBB) ultra band (65 through 94, 100 through 125) 120V AC, 60Hz 32A32: 94W (average) 32A42: 94W (average) 32A42A: 102W (average)
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before calling service personnel, please check the following chart for a possible cause of the problem you are experiencing. A minor adjustment on your part may eliminate the problem and restore your TV reception. Problem TV will not turn on No picture, no sound No sound, picture OK Poor sound, picture OK...
  • Page 33: 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. REV. MAR02...
  • Page 34: 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. REV. MAR02...
  • Page 35 Notes...
  • Page 36 MONTREAL: 1643 NORTH SERVICE RD., TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, DORVAL QUEBEC, H9P 1J1, CANADA — TEL: (514) 856-4100 VANCOUVER: 22171 FRASERWOOD WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V6W 1J5, CANADA — TEL: (604) 303-2500 MANUFACTURED BY TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INC. ColorStream is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. PRINTED IN USA (02-08) R...

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