Toshiba TheaterWide 30HFX84 Owner's Manual
Toshiba TheaterWide 30HFX84 Owner's Manual

Toshiba TheaterWide 30HFX84 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 ENER Y STAR PARTNER 30HFX84 3R40321A/E COVER 9/7/04, 15:07...
  • 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

    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 From antenna Stereo VCR...
  • Page 10: Connecting A Dvd Player With Colorstream (Component Video) 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 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 Stereo VCR/Recording 3R40321A/E P07-15 You will need: •...
  • 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 3R40321A/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–...
  • 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

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  • Page 17: Remote Control Functional Key Chart

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  • Page 19: Programming The Remote Control For Use With Your Audio/Video Devces

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  • Page 20: Using The Volume Lock Feature (8000)

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  • Page 21: Device Code Table

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  • Page 23: Learning About The Remote Control

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  • Page 24: Setting Up Your Tv

    Setting up your TV Starting setup The STARTING SETUP feature appears the first time you turn on the TV, and helps you select the menu language, specify the TV/CABLE setting, and program channels automatically. IMPORTANT: Make sure that the antenna or cable TV system connection is made! 1.
  • 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 on the TV or CH control. To change to a specific channel (programmed or unprogrammed): Press the Channel Number buttons (0-9 and 100) on the remote control. For example, to select channel 125, press 100, 2, 5. Using the TV’s features Adjusting the channel settings Switching between two channels...
  • 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 to highlight FAVORITE CH. 4. Press to display the FAVORITE CH menu. SET/CLEAR will be highlighted. 5. Press to highlight CLEAR. FAV O R I T E C H : C H 0 0 2 S E T /...
  • 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 video input” (page 30), “Setting the GameTimer page 30) or “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, HDMI1, HDMI2) and channels 3 and 4. You will not be able to select the input sources with the INPUT button or Channel buttons 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, HDMI1, or HDMI2 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 timer. To set the clock: (Example: 8:30 AM) 1. Press MENU, then press display the SETUP menu. 2. Press to highlight CLOCK SET. 3. Press to highlight the hour position.
  • 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 entire picture is uniformly enlarged—it 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 to highlight PICTURE SCROLL. 4. Press to display the Scroll Adjustment mode. 5.
  • 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 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 tem- peratures—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: 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 increase 10 minutes for each press of the SLEEP button (0h00mm, 0h10mm, ...1h50mm, 2h00mm).
  • 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 the audio adjustments to the following factory settings: Bass (25) Treble ... center (25) Balance ... center (0) To reset your audio adjustments: 1. Press MENU, then press 2. Press to highlight RESET, and then press Using the StableSound The StableSound feature limits the highest volume level to prevent extreme changes in volume when the signal source is changed.
  • Page 43: Using The Wow™ Surround Sound Feature

    Using the WOW™ surround sound feature WOW is a special combination of SRS Labs audio technologies that creates a thrilling surround sound experience with deep, rich bass from stereo sound sources. Your TV’s audio will sound fuller, richer, and wider. WOW consists of three features; SRS 3D, FOCUS, and TruBass.
  • Page 44: Selecting The Hdmi1 (Or Hdmi2) Audio Input Source

    Selecting the HDMI1 (or HDMI2) audio input source See page 14 for details on connecting an HDMI or a DVI device to the TV’s HDMI input. If you connect a DVI device, to hear audio you must also connect analog audio cables to the HDMI audio IN jacks.
  • Page 45: 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 46: Specifications

    Specifications Note: This model complies with the specifications listed below. Designs 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. Picture Tube Type 30 (760 mm diagonal) Television system NTSC standard Channel coverage...
  • Page 47: Limited Warranty

  • Page 48: Limited Canada Warranty

  • Page 49 Memo 3R40321A/E P41-Back 9/7/04, 15:09...
  • Page 50 TEL.: (604) 303-2500 ColorStream ® , FST Pure ® , TheaterWide registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. GameTimer is a trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. 3R40321A/E P41-Back ® and StableSound ® 9/7/04, 15:09 Printed in Thailand...

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