Toshiba 32AX60 Owner's Manual

Toshiba owner's manual color television 32ax60, 36ax60
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32 AX 60 / 36 AX 60
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  • Page 1 Color Television 32 AX 60 / 36 AX 60 Owner’s Manual © 2000 TOSHIBA CORPORATION All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Never leave a PIP, computer, or video game display unattended. This TV set should be used with the Toshiba stand listed on page 33. Use with other stands may result in instability, causing possible injury. Note to CATV system installers in the USA This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s...
  • Page 3 A polarized alternating current line plug — having one blade wider than the other. This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, try reversing the plug. Un enchufe de línea de corriente alterna polarizado —...
  • Page 4 SERVICE / SERVICIO DE REPARACIÓN Damage Requiring Service — Unplug the TV set from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: Daños que requieren el servicio de reparación — En los casos siguientes, desenchufe el televisor de la toma de la red y solicite los servicios de personal de reparación especializado: a.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Welcome to Toshiba ... 1 Exploring your new TV ... 1 Selecting a location for the TV ... 1 Connecting your TV ... 2 Connecting a VCR ... 2 Connecting a cable converter box ... 3 Connecting a cable converter box and VCR ... 3 Connecting a DVD/satellite receiver and VCR ...
  • Page 6 Video Lock ... 21 Channel labels ... 22 Video labels ... 23 Watching picture-in-picture (PIP) ... 24 Switching the main and small pictures ... 24 Changing the position of the small picture ... 25 Freezing the small picture ... 25 Watching multi-window PIP ...
  • Page 7: 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. Please make sure you have received the following items: TV, remote control, batteries, manual, registration card, and extended service plan literature.
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Tv

    Connecting your TV If you have not connected electronic equipment before, or you have been frustrated in the past, you may wish to read this section. Note: Cables are not supplied. • A coaxial cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box.
  • Page 9: Connecting A Cable Converter Box

    Connecting a cable converter box This connection allows you to watch cable and premium channels. To use the TV features (such as PIP swap, Channel block, favorite channels, or channel labels ), select ANT-1. To view premium channels, select ANT-2, tune the TV to channel 3 or 4 (whichever channel is vacant in your area), and use the converter box to change channels.
  • Page 10: Connecting A Dvd/Satellite Receiver And Vcr

    DVD or TV programs. You can record from one source and watch a program from another source. Your TV is capable of using ColorStream (color difference). Connecting your TV to a ColorStream compatible DVD, such as a Toshiba DVD, can greatly enhance picture quality and performance. You will need: •...
  • Page 11: Connecting Two Vcrs

    To Antenna DVD Player with ColorStream AUDIO VIDEO COLORSTREAM ANT (75 ) ANT-1 DVD IN VIDEO VIDEO 2 VIDEO 1 COLOR STREAM INPUT MONO AUDIO AUDIO Stereo VCR VIDEO AUDIO IN from ANT Connecting two VCRs This connection allows you to record from one VCR to another VCR while watching a video program.
  • Page 12: Connecting A Camcorder

    Connecting a camcorder This connection allows you to watch videos recorded on a camcorder. You will need: • one pair of audio cables • one video cable Camcorder VIDEO AUDIO Back ANT (75 ) ANT-1 ANT-2 DVD IN VIDEO VIDEO 2 VIDEO 1 COLOR STREAM VIDEO...
  • Page 13: Using The Remote Control

    The remote control will operate your TV, most VCR models, and most cable TV converters together, even if they are different brands. If you will be using your TV with a Toshiba VCR, your remote control is already programmed and ready to use. If you own different brands of VCRs and/or converters, you will need to program your remote control (see “Programming the remote control for use with a VCR or...
  • Page 14: Programming The Remote Control For Use With A Vcr Or Cable Tv Converter

    Programming the remote control for use with a VCR or cable TV converter The remote control provided with your Toshiba TV is preprogrammed to operate Toshiba VCRs also. To operate non-Toshiba components using the remote control provided with your TV: 1.
  • Page 15: Cable Tv Converter Code Table

    Mitsubishi 062, 080, 086, 094, Teac 192, 233, 261 Technics Motorola 054, 067 Teknika 019, 259 Telefunken Multitech 019, 091 Toshiba 057, 059, 060, 069, Totevision Nikko Unitech Noblex Vector Olympus Vector Research Optimus 056, 067, 077, 123 Video Concepts...
  • Page 16: Learning About The Remote Control

    Learning about the remote control turns the TV on and off (page 8) POWER selects input source (page 12) TV/VIDEO cycles through programmed channels Channel y z (page 12) switches between TV, Cable, and VCR TV/Cable/VCR switch (page 7) allow direct access to channels (page 13) Channel Numbers adjusts the volume level (page 29) Volume y z...
  • Page 17: Setting Up Your Tv

    Setting up your TV After you have installed the batteries and programmed the remote control, you will need to use the menu to set some preferences on your TV. You can access the menu using the buttons on your TV or remote control.
  • Page 18: Using The Tv/Video Button On The Tv

    Using the TV/VIDEO button on the TV Use the TV/VIDEO button on the TV to monitor or change the signal source connected to your TV. To select the signal source: Press the TV/VIDEO button on the TV to select either VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3, ColorStream, ANT 1, or ANT 2.
  • Page 19: Adding And Erasing Channels Manually

    Adding and erasing channels manually After you have automatically programmed the channels into the TV’s memory, you can manually add and erase individual channels. To add a channel to or erase a channel from the TV’s memory: 1. Tune the TV to the channel you want to add or erase. If you are adding a channel, you will need to use the Channel Number buttons to select the channel.
  • Page 20: Programming Your Favorite Channels

    Programming your favorite channels The Favorite Channel feature allows you to use the FAV on the remote control to cycle through your favorite channels and skip over channels you do not normally watch. You can program a maximum of 12 favorite channels. Note: You can still use Channel to cycle through all the channels you programmed into the TV’s memory.
  • Page 21: Using The V-Chip

    5. Press to display the FAVORITE CH menu. SET/CLEAR • will be highlighted. 6. Press to highlight CLEAR. • P I C T U R E AUDIO S E T U P PREFER C.CAPT FAVORITE CH SET[CLEAR] [TV:CYAN, CABLE:BLUE] SELECT CLEAR 7.
  • Page 22 7. Press to highlight “Y,” which enables all blocking by • activating the V-Chip. See “Blocking programs by ratings” on page 17, “Blocking unrated movies or programs” on page 19, and “Blocking channels” on page 20. (Note: Highlight “N” to deactivate the V-Chip and disable blocking.) P I C T U R E AUDIO...
  • Page 23: 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 24 To use the V-Chip to block programs by rating: 1. Press MENU. 2. Press to highlight the SET UP menu. • 3. Press to highlight V-CHIP CONTROL. 4. Press to display the Enter PIN Code screen. • 5. Use the Channel Number buttons (0–9) to enter your PIN code. If you are accessing the V-Chip menu for the first time, select a four-digit number to be your PIN code.
  • Page 25: Blocking Unrated Movies And Programs

    Note: When you try to view a program with a ratings block, a message appears stating that the program has been blocked because the program’s rating exceeds the set limits. To temporarily override the block and view the program, press MUTE and enter your PIN code. To reset your original ratings blocks, turn the TV off and then on again.
  • Page 26: 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 ratings. If you try to display a blocked channel, the TV will display the nearest unblocked channel. To block a channel: 1.
  • Page 27: Video Lock

    6. Press to highlight BLOCK CHANNEL. 7. Press to display the BLOCK CHANNEL menu. • SET/CLEAR will be highlighted. 8. Press to highlight CLEAR. • 9. Press to clear all blocked channels from the list. 10. Press ENTER. 11. Press EXIT to return to normal TV viewing. Video Lock You can use the Video Lock feature to block the input sources (Video 1, Video 2, Video 3, and ColorStream) and channels 3 and 4.
  • Page 28: Channel Labels

    Channel labels A channel label displays on the screen above the channel number every time you turn the TV on, change the channel, or press RECALL. You can choose up to four characters for a channel label. To create a channel label: 1.
  • Page 29: Video Labels

    Video labels The Video Label feature allows you to label each input source for your TV from the following preset list of labels: –: Uses the default label name VCR: Video cassette recorder DVD: Digital video disc or digital versatile disc DTV: Digital TV set-top box SAT: Satellite box...
  • Page 30: Watching Picture-In-Picture (Pip)

    Watching picture-in-picture (PIP) The picture-in-picture (PIP) feature allows you to watch two pictures at the same time. The small picture can come from a TV broadcast or an external source, such as a VCR. (Note: ColorStream cannot be accessed in PIP mode.) To display a TV broadcast as a small picture: 1.
  • Page 31: Changing The Position Of The Small Picture

    Changing the position of the small picture With the TV in PIP mode, press LOCATE to change the display position of the small picture. Every time you press LOCATE, the small picture display changes position in a counter-clockwise manner. Freezing the small picture With the TV in PIP mode, press STILL to freeze the small picture.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the picture Adjusting the picture quality You can adjust the picture quality to your personal preferences, including the 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 under the PREFERENCES menu.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Picture Preference

    Adjusting the picture preference You can select your desired picture type from 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...
  • Page 34: 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 35: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the sound Muting the sound Press MUTE to temporarily turn the sound off. 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 the MUTE button, the Closed Caption feature is automatically activated.
  • Page 36: 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. 4.
  • Page 37: Using The Sub-Bass System (Sbs)

    Using the sub-bass system (SBS) The sub-base system (SBS) allows you to enhance bass performance, even when the volume is low. To turn the sub-bass system on [or off ]: 1. Press MENU. 2. Press • to highlight the AUDIO menu. 3.
  • Page 38: Appendix

    Appendix Cleaning and care WARNING: TV sets use high voltage. Do not remove the cabinet back. Refer all servicing to qualified service technicians. To clean the TV screen and cabinet: 1. Unplug the power cord to avoid possible shock hazard. 2.
  • Page 39: Specifications

    32AX60: Width: 30-5/8 inches (778 mm) Height: 27-5/16 inches (694 mm) Depth: 22-11/16 inches (576 mm) 32AX60: 123 lbs. (55.8 kg); 36AX60: 158 lbs. (71.7 kg) Remote control with two size “AA” batteries 32AX60: ST-3230; 36AX60: ST-3615, ST-3640 36AX60: 34-9/16 inches (878 mm)
  • Page 40: Limited United States Warranty

    TACP toll-free number 1-800-631-3811 to locate the nearest Toshiba Authorized Service Station. Please present your bill of sale or other proof to the authorized service personnel.
  • Page 41: Attention Canadian Customers

    Form” enclosed, and forward this completed form with a copy of the bill of sale to TOSHIBA OF CANADA to “Register and Validate” their warranty. Products purchased in the U.S.A. and used in Canada are not covered by these warranties.
  • Page 42: Index

    Index adding and erasing channels manually ... 13 adding channels to the TV’s memory ... 12 adjusting channel settings ...13 picture preference ... 27 picture quality ...26 sound ...29 antenna input, selecting ...11 audio amplifier, connecting ... 6 auto power off ... 27 batteries, installing in the remote control ...
  • Page 43 picture-in-picture (PIP) changing the position of the small picture ... 25 freezing the small picture ... 25 main and small pictures, switching ... 24 watching ... 24 watching multi-window ... 25 PIN code, selecting ... 15 PIP (see “picture-in-picture”) power, auto off ... 27 programming channels automatically ...
  • Page 44 Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. Toshiba Hawaii, Inc. Toshiba of Canada, Ltd. Manufactured by: Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. PRINTED IN USA (00-06)B Head Office 82 Totowa Road Wayne, NJ 07470 Head Office 327 Kamakee Street Honolulu, HI 96814 Head Office...

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