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Vizio VX42L Quick Start Manual

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Before You Begin
• Verify all of the contents of your accessory package
• Review safety guidelines in Owner's Manual
• Place Liquid Crystal TV so the rear connectors are accessible
• Install AA batteries into the VIZIO Remote Control
• Write down your VX42L Serial Number (located on the back)
L ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
Contents:
Power Cord
Documents
VIZIO VX42L User Manual, VIP Brochure
and Registration Card.
Remote Control
AV Cable
Includes 2 AA Batteries
The Best Connection
For the best quality picture,
we recommend using HDMI,
DTV, RGB or Component
BEST
HDMI 1
inputs when possible. These
are the only inputs capable
HDMI 2
of high definition (HD).
Using these inputs does not
guarantee high definition
DTV +
unless a high definition
source is connected.
However, not all equipment
RGB PC
is capable of these
connections. TV, AV and
S-Video are not capable of
BETTER
COMPONENT 1
HD signals.
COMPONENT 2
+
Both DTV and TV share the
same port. The television will
automatically register which
S-VIDEO
input type is connected.
AV 1
AV 2
GOOD
TV +
VIZIO provides wall mounts & Installation Services.
(See Install with a Pro details on back) Visit www.VIZIO.com
or call 1-888-849-4623 to order today.
VX42L HDTV QUICKSTART GUIDE
10A
Four Easy Steps
Simply follow our color-coded Step Charts and you're done.
1) Choose items to connect to your VX42L
• Determine which type of Signal Source and any Additional Equipment you wish
to connect to your VX42L.
• The colored dots under each Signal Source and Additional Equipment indicate
which type of connections you may use to connect to your VX42L.
Signal Sources
Additional Equipment
3 WAYS TO GET HDTV
1) Off-Air antenna (using the DTV antenna input).
To see if you are able to receive HD signals
off-air and for help choosing the right antenna,
visit www.antennaweb.org.
2) Cable - Subscribe to HD programming through
your local cable company (HD cable box required).
3) Satellite - Subscribe to HD programming
through Direct TV or Dish Network (HD satellite
receiver required).
For more information, see your Owner's Manual, Chapter 2, CONNECTING EQUIPMENT, pages 16-29.
2) Choose equipment
3) Select cables and
connection methods
make connections
• Using the colored dots from Step One,
• Once you have determined the connection methods from Step Two,
follow the row across to Step Two to match
follow the row to Step Three to determine what kind of cables you
up the colored dots to the same colored
need and what the connections look like on your equipment.
connection method.
• Following the color-coded system, use the appropriate cables and
• Chose ONLY one method for each piece
connect your Signal Source and Additional Equipment to the color-coded
of equipment.
inputs on your VX42L. (Refer to Connection Map at bottom of page.)
• Once connected, turn on your VX42L and all your equipment.
Connection Methods
My Equipment Has
HDMI
HDMI 1
TYPE: Digital High Definition
QUALITY: Best Digital
HDMI
DVI
HDMI 2
or
TYPE: Digital High Definition
QUALITY: Best Digital
DTV / TV
TYPE: Cable/Antenna
QUALITY: Best Digital/Good Analog
RGB
TYPE: RGB Analog
QUALITY: Best Analog
COMPONENT 1
TYPE: Component Analog
QUALITY: Better Analog
COMPONENT 2
TYPE: Component Analog
QUALITY: Better Analog
AV1
S-VIDEO
or
or
TYPE: Analog
QUALITY: Good Analog
AV2
TYPE: Analog
QUALITY: Good Analog
OPTICAL
TYPE: Digital Audio Out
QUALITY: Best Digital
AUDIO OUT
TYPE: Analog Audio Out
QUALITY: Good Analog
AV1
BACK OF TV
4) Use your VX42L
Fill in the Connection Reference Chart below, noting how
you will connect your equipment/signal source to your VX42L.
• If you are using the DTV/TV input, turn over this guide
and follow the programming instructions and then return
to this last step.
• If you are not using the DTV/TV input continue to next step.
• Press the INPUT button on your remote. The INPUT menu
will appear. (See image below.)
• Continue pressing the INPUT button until you reach the
corresponding connection.
(To program TV Channels, see back.)
My VX42L Has
Cable Needed
Connection Reference
HDMI*
HDMI 1
HDMI*
HDMI* to DVI*
HDMI 2
& RCA Audio
or
+
Coaxial (RF) Cable*
DTV / TV
VGA Cable*
Optional
Optional
RGB PC
& stereo
Audio
Audio
mini-jack
Component & Stereo RCA Cable*
COMPONENT 1
Component & Stereo RCA Cable*
COMPONENT 2
A/V RCA Cable
AV1
or
or
S-Video
Cable*
A/V RCA Cable
AV2
Optical Audio Cable**
OPTICAL
Stereo RCA Cable
AUDIO OUT
AV1
©2007 VIZIO Inc.

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  • Page 1 • The colored dots under each Signal Source and Additional Equipment indicate follow the row across to Step Two to match which type of connections you may use to connect to your VX42L. up the colored dots to the same colored connection method.
  • Page 2 Basic • Setting up and connecting your VIZIO TV to your existing home theater or audio system located in the same room • Programming of your VIZIO remote and 1 other remote to operate your display and cable or satellite box •...