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Toshiba 32A41 Owner's Manual

Toshiba 32A41 Owner's Manual

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O
WNER'S
Color Television
®
32A41
36A41
© 2001 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:

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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:...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    TV on a soft floor, make sure that the floor is not damaged by the weight of the TV. • This TV set may be used only with Toshiba stand listed on page 32. Use with other stands may result in instability, causing possible injury.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Using the remote control with a VCR or cable TV converter ... 10 Programming the remote control for use with a non-Toshiba VCR or cable TV converter ... 11 Menu function (general instructions) ... 14 First-time operation ... 15 Turning the TV set on ... 15 Selecting the on-screen display language ...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction This owner’s manual applies to models 32A41 and 36A41, and there are slight differences between them. Model 32A41 is used in this manual for illustration purposes. Instructions in this manual are based on using the buttons on the remote control.
  • Page 5: Connecting Your Tv

    S-video cables instead of regular video cables. – For BEST picture quality: If your equipment has component video connections (ColorStream™ is Toshiba’s brand), use component video cables instead of regular or S-video cables. Component video cables come in sets of three.
  • Page 6: Connecting A Cable Converter Box And A Vcr

    Connecting your TV Connecting a cable converter box and a VCR This connection allows you to watch videotapes and watch and record basic and premium cable channels. Tune the TV and VCR channels to 3 or 4 (whichever channel is vacant in your area), and then use the converter box to change channels. You will need: •...
  • Page 7: Connecting A Dvd Player With Component Video And A Vcr

    Connecting a DVD player with component video and a VCR This connection allows you to watch DVD, VCR, and TV programs, and record TV programs. Your TV has ColorStream (component video) connections. Connecting your TV to a component video–compatible DVD player (such as a Toshiba DVD player with ColorStream ™...
  • Page 8: Preparing The Remote Control For Use

    If you have a Toshiba VCR, your TV remote control is already programmed to operate it (see page 10). If you have a non-Toshiba VCR and/or cable TV converter, you must first program your remote control so it will operate the other equipment (see pages 11–13).
  • Page 9: Location Of Controls On Tv And Remote Control

    Set to “TV” to control the TV. FAV CH t/ s [26] VCR functions Note: PIP functions (Still, Source, PIP, PIP Ch, Locate, and Swap) are not available on models 32A41 and 36A41. TV/VIDEO [18] Model 36A41 MENU TV / VIDEO POWER...
  • Page 10: Using The Remote Control With A Vcr Or Cable Tv Converter

    TV as usual. • 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 11–13 for details).
  • Page 11: Programming The Remote Control For Use With A Non-Toshiba Vcr Or Cable Tv Converter

    VCR or cable 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:...
  • Page 12 VCR or cable TV converter 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 provided with your other equipment.
  • Page 13 Starcom ... 022,034,066 Stargate ... 034,059 Starquest ... 034 Sylvania ... 020 Teleview ... 059 Texscan ... 020 Tocom ... 031,032,078 Toshiba ... 019 Tusa ... 034 Unika ... 041,172 United Artists... 026 United Cable ... 022 Universal... 041,058,075,172 Viewstar ... 046,079,230 Zenith ...
  • Page 14: Menu Function (General Instructions)

    Menu function (general instructions) To adjust any TV feature, you must use the menu function. You can access the menus using the buttons on the TV or remote control. Model 32A41 is used for illustration purposes. MENU TV / VIDEO...
  • Page 15: First-Time Operation

    First-time operation VOLUME T/S MENU TV / VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL POWER MENU POWER POWER RECALL MUTE POWER CH RTN MENU/ ENTER CABLE VOLUME EXIT FAV CH TV/VIDEO TV/VCR STOP PLAY STILL SOURCE SLOW PAUSE PIP CH LOCATE SWAP Turning the TV set on Set the TV/CABLE/VCR switch on the remote control to TV.
  • Page 16: Programming The Channel Memory

    Programming the channel memory The channel memory is the list of TV channels your TV stops on when you press CHANNEL L/M. First, use the TV/CABLE and CH PROGRAM functions (below) to program all active channels in your area into the channel memory.
  • Page 17: Add/Erase Function

    ADD/ERASE function After using the CH PROGRAM function to automatically program channels into the channel memory, you can use the ADD/ERASE function to manually add or erase individual channels, as follows: Select the channel you want to add or erase. If you are adding a channel, you must use the Channel Number buttons to select the channel.
  • Page 18: Watching Tv Programs Or Videotapes

    Watching TV programs or videotapes CHANNEL t/s MENU TV / VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL MENU TV/VIDEO RECALL POWER RECALL MUTE Channel Number CH RTN CHANNEL MENU/ ENTER CABLE EXIT EXIT FAV CH TV/VIDEO TV/VIDEO TV/VCR PLAY STOP STILL SOURCE SLOW PAUSE PIP CH LOCATE SWAP Selecting a TV channel...
  • Page 19: Convenient Remote Control Functions

    Convenient remote control functions RECALL POWER RECALL MUTE MUTE Channel Number CH RTN CH RTN MENU/ ENTER CABLE EXIT FAV CH TV/VIDEO TV/VCR STOP PLAY STILL SOURCE SLOW PAUSE PIP CH LOCATE SWAP Displaying on-screen information Press RECALL to display the following information on-screen: Channel number or VIDEO mode selected (see page 18)
  • Page 20: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the picture You can adjust the picture quality (CONTRAST, BRIGHTNESS, SHARPNESS, COLOR and TINT) to suit your taste. MENU TV / VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL MENU T/S t/s POWER RECALL MUTE CH RTN MENU/ ENTER MENU CABLE EXIT FAV CH TV/VIDEO TV/VCR STOP...
  • Page 21: Selecting The Color Temperature

    Selecting the color temperature The color temperature modes change the color tones of the picture. Press MENU until the Picture 2 menu is displayed on-screen. Press t or s until COLOR TEMPERATURE is displayed in purple. Press T or S until the desired mode is displayed in purple.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the sound You can adjust the sound quality (BASS, TREBLE and BALANCE) to suit your taste. MENU TV / VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL MENU T/S t/s POWER RECALL MUTE CH RTN MENU/ ENTER MENU CABLE EXIT FAV CH TV/VIDEO TV/VCR PLAY STOP STILL...
  • Page 23: Using The Off-Timer (Sleep Timer)

    Using the off-timer (sleep timer) You can use the off-timer to set the TV to turn off automatically after a specified amount of time (in 10-minute increments up to 3 hours). MENU TV / VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL MENU POWER POWER RECALL MUTE POWER...
  • Page 24: Selecting Stereo/Sap Broadcasts

    Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts The MTS (multi-channel TV sound) feature has the following functions: • Stereo Sound: Select either high fidelity stereo sound or monaural (mono) sound. • SAP: Activate the SAP (second audio program), which replaces the regular audio with a second language or other information (when provided by individual stations).
  • Page 25: Listening To A Second Audio Program (Sap)

    Listening to a second audio program (SAP) When the TV receives an SAP broadcast (typically a second language), “SAP” displays on-screen every time you turn the TV on, change the channel, or press RECALL. To activate the SAP feature(when provided by individual stations): Press MENU until the Audio menu is displayed on-screen.
  • Page 26: Using The Favorite Channel Programming Feature

    Using the favorite channel programming feature The Favorite Channel Programming feature allows you to program up to 12 channels into the favorite channel memory. Once programmed, press the FAV CH t/s buttons on the remote control to scan through your favorite channels only, skipping other channels you do not normally view.
  • Page 27: Using The Closed Caption Feature

    Using the closed caption feature The closed caption feature has two options: captions or text. A caption is a printed version of the dialogue, narration, and/or sound effects of a program.Text is information not related to the program (such as stock or weather reports) that appears on- screen (when provided by individual stations).
  • Page 28: Using The V-Chip Control Feature

    Using the V-CHIP control feature Some TV programs and movies include signals that classify the content of the program (violence, sex, dialog, language). The V-CHIP (parental) control feature detects the signals and blocks the programs according to your selections. POWER RECALL MUTE RECALL...
  • Page 29: Adjusting The V-Chip Control Menu

    V-CHIP CONTROL menu ENABLE BLOCKING : [Y]N SET RATING SET BLOCKING OPTIONS NEW PIN CODE BLOCK CHANNEL MOVE[ ] SELECT[T S ] To select each item: Press tor s. The rating of the TV programs you are currently watching can be confirmed by pressing RECALL.
  • Page 30: Set Blocking Options

    Using the V-CHIP control feature V-CHIP CONTROL menu ENABLE BLOCKING : [Y]N SET RATING SET BLOCKING OPTIONS NEW PIN CODE BLOCK CHANNEL MOVE[t s ] START[T S ] To select each item Press t or s. POWER RECALL MUTE Channel Numbers CH RTN T / S...
  • Page 31: Unblocking Programs Temporarily

    Unblocking programs temporarily If you try to watch a TV program that exceeds the rating limits you set, the TV will enter into the program block mode. THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN BLOCKED! TV–PG EXCEEDS SET LIMITS PUSH MUTE TO ENTER PIN If you want to watch the blocked program temporarily, press MUTE.
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Height 27-5/16 inches (693mm) Depth 22-11/16 inches (575mm) 36A41: Width 38-3/16 inches (970mm) Height 30-1/16 inches (764mm) Depth 25-1/4 inches (641mm) 32A41: 74.5 lbs (33.8kg) 36A41: 154 lbs (69.9kg) Remote Control with 2 size “AA” batteries 32A41: ST3240 36A41: ST3641...
  • Page 33: 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 34: Limited United States Warranty

    Limited United States warranty Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. (“TACP”) and Toshiba Hawaii Inc. (“THI”) make the following limited warranties. These limited warranties extend to the original consumer purchaser or any person receiving this set as a gift from the original consumer purchaser and to no other purchaser or transferee.
  • Page 35 MONTREAL: 1643, NORTH SERVICE RD., TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, DORVAL QUEBEC, H9P 1J1, CANADA TEL: (514) 856-4100 VANCOUVER: 22171 FRASER WOOD WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V6W 1J5 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 (01-03) 23565217...

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