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Toshiba 34HFX85 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 ENER Y STAR PARTNER 34HFX85 J3U00321B(E)_COVER 9/08/2005, 10:28 AM...
  • 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 according 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

    TV programs. You can record from one source while watching a program from another source. Your TV is capable of using ColorStream (component video.) Connecting your TV to a component video compatible DVD player, such as a Toshiba DVD player with ColorStream ®...
  • 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 J3U00321B(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

    Using the remote control Preparing the remote control for use Your Toshiba TV remote control has one dedicated TV mode and five universal modes: VCR, Cable/SAT, DVD, Audio1, and Audio2. The target devices and default devices being programmed for each...
  • Page 17: Remote Control Functional Key Chart

    Remote control functional key chart Toshiba TV Cable Key Label (TV) (CBL/SAT) (CBL/SAT) LIGHT Lights the remote key, and toggles between enabled and disabled Illumination mode. SLEEP Sleep timer --- POWER Power Power 1/MOVIE Digit 1 Digit 1 2/SPORTS Digit 2...
  • Page 18 Toshiba TV Key Label (TV) TV/VCR AM/FM DISC STOP REC** Notes: • “---” Key does not send a signal in that remote control mode. • “ TV” Key will operate the TV regardless of which mode the remote control is in.
  • Page 19: Programming The Remote Control For Use With Your Audio/Video Devices

    Programming the remote control for use with your audio/video devices Device code setup 1. Refer to the Device code table on pages 21–22 to find the code for your device. If more than one number is listed, try each one separately until you find one that works.
  • Page 20: Using The Volume Lock Feature (8000)

    Using the volume lock feature (8000) For the TV, CABLE/SAT, VCR, and DVD modes, the volume controls (VOL 5∞ and MUTE) can be programmed (locked) to the selected device mode. This feature does not apply to the AUDIO1/2 modes. For example, to lock the volume controls to always jump to the CABLE/ SAT mode: 1.
  • Page 21: Device Code Table

    SYMPHONIC 0127, 0168, 0177 TELECAPTION TASHIRO 0106 TELEVIEW TATUNG 0139, 0110, 0111 TEXSCAN TEAC 0139, 0110, 0127, TOCOM 0111 TOSHIBA TECHNICS 0121, 0122, 0123, UNIKA 0124 UNIVERSAL TEKNICA 0124, 0127, 0112 VIDEOWAY THOMSON 0179, 0183 VIEWSTAR TOSHIBA 0101, 0146, 0166,...
  • Page 22 7100, 7107 MARANTZ 7102 SONY NAKAMICHI 7105 ONKYO 7108, 7109, 7113 TECHNICS PANASONIC 7116, 7118 THOMSON PHILIPS 7122, 7121 TOSHIBA PIONEER 7104, 7106 WAVE 7126, 7127, 7128, YAMAHA 7134, 7135 ZENITH SANSUI 7105, 7110, 7112 VIALTA SHARP 7131 FUNAI SONY...
  • Page 23: Learning About The Remote Control

    Learning about the remote control The buttons used for operating the TV only are described here. For a complete list of the remote control’s functions, see the “Remote control functional key chart” on pages 17-18. POWER turns the TV on and off SLEEP allows access to the automatic TV shut-off function (page 40) LIGHT The first press of the LIGHT button lights the keypad and turns on the Illumination mode.
  • Page 24: 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 25: 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 26: Using The Tv's Features

    Changing channels To change to the next programmed channel: Press Channel L/M on the TV or CH L/M 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 27: 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 28: 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 29), “Locking the video inputs” (page 30), “Setting the GameTimer (page 30), and “Using the front panel lock feature” (page 31). To change your password: 1.
  • Page 29: 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 30: 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 INPUT button or Channel Number unless you clear the setting.
  • Page 31: 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 32: Selecting The Video Input Source

    Selecting the video input source Press INPUT 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 33: 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 34: 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 35 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 36: Scrolling The Theaterwide Picture (Theaterwide 2 And 3 Only)

    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 37: 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 38: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the picture Selecting the picture mode You can select 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 Your personal preferences (set by you;...
  • Page 39: Selecting The Color Temperature

    Selecting the color temperature Change the picture quality by selecting from three preset color temperatures—cool, medium, and warm—as described in the following table: Mode Picture Quality COOL Blueish MEDIUM Neutral WARM Reddish To select the color temperature: 1. Press MENU, then press 2.
  • Page 40: 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 41: 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 42: Resetting Your Audio Adjustments

    Resetting your audio adjustments The RESET function returns your 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 43: Turning Off The Built-In Speakers

    Turning off the built-in speakers Use this feature to turn off the TV speakers 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 44: 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 45: Specifications

    • This model complies with the specifications below. • Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • This model may not be compatible with features and/or specifications that may be added in the future. 34HFX85 Picture Tube 34 in. (860 mm) diagonal (Screen size is approximate.)
  • Page 46: Limited United States Warranty

  • Page 47 MEMO J3U00321B(E)_P41-Back 9/08/2005, 10:41 AM...
  • Page 48 National Service Division Cinema Series, CableClear, ColorStream, FST Pure, TheaterWide, and StableSound are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. GameTimer is a trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. PRINTED IN UNITED STATES J3U00321B(E)_P41-Back 9/08/2005, 10:41 AM...