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Westinghouse SK-26H640G User Manual

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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT INFORMATION ... 2 Warnings ... 2 NOTICES ... 3 FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT ... 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 5 Circuit Overload ... 6 Power Cord Protection ... 6 Ventilation ... 6 Safety: Lamp Disposal ... 6 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS ...
  • Page 4 TABLE OF CONTENTS BASIC OPERATIONS ... 22 TURNING THE POWER ON AND OFF ... 22 ADJUSTING THE VOLUME ... 22 CHANGING CHANNELS ... 23 SELECTING THE INPUT SOURCE ... 23 ADJUSTING THE DISPLAY FORMAT ... 24 ADJUSTING THE LCD BACKLIGHT ... 24 SETUP MENUS ...
  • Page 5: Digital Television Transition Notice

    DIGITAL TELEVISION TRANSITION NOTICE DIGITAL TELEVISION TRANSITION NOTICE This device contains a digital television tuner, so it should receive digital over the air TV programming, with a suitable antenna, after the end of full-power analog TV broadcasting in the United States on June 12, 12009. The nationwide switch to digital television broadcasting will be complete on June 12, 2009, but your local television stations may switch sooner.
  • Page 6: Important Information

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION IMPORTANT INFORMATION To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock: • Do not expose this product to rain or moisture. • Do not remove the rear cover. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer all servicing requirements to qualified service personnel. •...
  • Page 7: Notices

    CAUTION: The power supply outlet should be located near the LCD TV and should be easily accessible. Always use the appropriate AC cord that is certified for your specific country. Some examples are listed below: • USA – UL • Canada –...
  • Page 8: Fcc Compliance Statement

    • if the interference persists even after performing the above measures, consult the Westinghouse Service Center or an experienced radio/TV technician for assistance. FCC Warning To assure continued FCC compliance, use a grounded power supply cord and the provided shielded video interface cable with bonded ferrite cores.
  • Page 9: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Make sure to note and follow all warnings and instructions marked on the LCD TV. Observe the following safety instructions. • Read these instructions. • Keep these instructions. • Heed all warnings. • Follow all instructions. • Do not use this apparatus near water.
  • Page 10: Circuit Overload

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION Circuit Overload Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or power strips. This can result in a fire or electronic shock. Power Cord Protection Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them.
  • Page 11: Warnings And Precautions

    Do not place heavy objects on the LCD TV, audio/video cables, or power cord. • If the LCD TV emits smoke, abnormal noise, or a strange odor, immediately turn it off and contact the Westinghouse Service Center by: – Logging on to www.wde.com. –...
  • Page 12: Antenna Installation Safety

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION ANTENNA INSTALLATION SAFETY Outdoor Antenna Grounding If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the LCD TV, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded to prevent voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANS/NFPA 70, provides information on proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Lcd Tv

    CLEANING THE LCD TV • Make sure the LCD TV is turned off and the power cord is disconnected from the power outlet. • Never spray or pour any liquid directly onto the screen or the case. To clean the screen: 1 Wipe the screen with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth.
  • Page 14 IMPORTANT INFORMATION...
  • Page 15: Package Contents

    PACKAGE CONTENTS PACKAGE CONTENTS 26” LCD TV Unit Remote Control (with 2x AAA batteries) LCD TV Base Quick Connect Guide Power Cord Warranty Card User Manual Warranty Brochure Product Brochure M4 x L10 mm Screw for Base...
  • Page 16: Control Panel

    CONTROL PANEL CONTROL PANEL Item 1. Power 2. Source 3. Menu 4. Volume +/- 5. Channel +/- Power Source Menu Volume Channel Description Toggles the power on and off. Select the video input source; in a menu screen, execute a command. Display the LCD TV setup screen.
  • Page 17: Terminals

    TERMINALS Item 1. AC in 2. Service port USB 3. HDMI 1 / 2 4. PC Audio in 5. PC VGA 6. YPbPr input 7. YPbPr audio input 8. SPDIF (Coaxial) audio 9. Composite video input 10. S-Video input 11. AV & S-VIDEO audio output 12.
  • Page 18: Remote Control

    REMOTE CONTROL REMOTE CONTROL Item Description Toggle the TV power on and off. 1. Power Mute the sound. Press it again to 2. Mute toggle the sound back on. 3. Channel keys Key in the channel number. 4. Enter ENT Execute a channel entry.
  • Page 19: Remote Control Operation

    REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION INSTALLING THE REMOTE CONTROL BATTERIES CAUTIONS: • Only use AAA batteries. • Do not mix new and old batteries. This may result in cracking or leakage, which may pose a fire risk or lead to personal injury. •...
  • Page 20: Lcd Tv Base

    LCD TV BASE LCD TV BASE CAUTION: The LCD TV unit may be too heavy for one person to lift. If this is the case, make sure to ask for assistance in handling the LCD TV to prevent physical injury and/or damage to the unit. INSTALLING THE LCD TV BASE 1 Open the LCD TV carton box.
  • Page 21: Removing The Lcd Tv Base

    LCD TV BASE REMOVING THE LCD TV BASE If you intend to repack the LCD TV unit (for shipping or storage) or you want to change the installation to a wall mount option, you must first remove the LCD TV base.
  • Page 22: Antenna Connection

    ANTENNA CONNECTION ANTENNA CONNECTION OUTDOOR ANTENNA CONNECTION Cable TV lead in VHF, UHF or VHF/UHF combination antenna 75 ohm coaxial cable (round) 300 ohm twin-lead (flat) Separate VHF/UHF Antenna VHF Antenna UHF Antenna 300 ohm twin-lead 300 ohm twin-lead 75 ohm coaxial cable CABLE TV (CTV/DTV) CONNECTION The unit has a TV tuner (75 ohm coaxial cable connector) located on the rear I/O panel for easy cable hookup.
  • Page 23: External Device Connections

    • A position on the RF switch (not supplied) – You can view all unscrambled channels by using the TV's channel keys. • B position on the RF switch (not supplied) – You can view the scrambled channels via the converter/descrambler by using the converter's channel keys.
  • Page 24 EXTERNAL DEVICE CONNECTIONS The following diagram shows the external device connections. DVI-HDMI conversion cable HDMI DVD Player (with DVI terminal) (with HDMI terminal) Home Video game system Camcorder 3.5 mm stereo mini jack cable Audio RGB cable Video * If your external device has a component terminal, COMPONENT connection is recommended (high-quality pictures can be viewed)
  • Page 25: Power Connection

    POWER CONNECTION CONNECTING AC POWER IMPORTANT: The LCD TV works on a 120 VAC, 60 Hz power input voltage ONLY. Turn off all connected devices before plugging in the power cord. Connect the power cord to the LCD TV then to a proper AC outlet. INITIAL SETUP Press on the control panel or on the remote control to turn on the LCD TV.
  • Page 26: Basic Operations

    BASIC OPERATIONS BASIC OPERATIONS TURNING THE POWER ON AND OFF Turning on the power Press on the control panel or on the remote control to turn on the LCD TV. Turning off the power Press on the control panel or on the remote control to turn off the LCD TV. The LED behavior will depend on the enabled Power settings.
  • Page 27: Changing Channels

    CHANGING CHANNELS Referred to in the following instructions to change channels. Using the Ch Browse channels To browse through the available channels, press Ch the remote control or on the control panel. Using the Channel Keys Selecting channel To change to a certain channel, key in the channel number using the channel keys and press ENT.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Display Format

    BASIC OPERATIONS Using the Input Key Select source using Input Key 1 Press Input. 2 A list of supported video sources is displayed. 3 Press 4 Press ADJUSTING THE DISPLAY FORMAT The input source can sometimes affect the way images are displayed on-screen. You can adjust the display format to view the image properly.
  • Page 29: Setup Menus

    SETUP MENUS SETUP MENU OPERATION Use the setup menus to configure the various operational settings of the LCD TV. Displaying the setup menu screen Press on the remote control or Menu on the control panel to display the setup menu screen. Navigating the setup menu screen Use the buttons on the remote control or on the control panel to navigate through the menu screens.
  • Page 30: Picture

    SETUP MENUS PICTURE Use the Picture sub-menus to configure the display quality. Press on the remote control or Menu on the control panel to display the setup menu screen then select Picture to display the Picture sub-menu. The following options are available: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Video Presets, Sharpness, Color temperature, Hue, and Reset.
  • Page 31 Saturation Use Saturation to adjust the color intensity. Adjusting Saturation 1 Use the keys to select Saturation and press 2 Press the keys on the remote control to adjust the option level. 3 Press to save and exit the screen. Video Presets Use this sub-menu to select one of four preset view options optimized for different viewing conditions.
  • Page 32: Color Temperature

    SETUP MENUS Adjusting Video Presets 1 Use the keys to select Video Presets and press 2 Press the keys on the remote control to select the desired option. 3 Press to save and exit the screen. Sharpness Use Sharpness to adjust the sharpness or softness of the display. Adjusting Sharpness 1 Use the keys to select Sharpness and press...
  • Page 33 Adjusting Color Temperature 1 Use the keys to select Color temperature and press 2 Press the keys on the remote control to select the desired option. 3 Press to save and exit the screen. Use Hue to adjust the balance of the red, green, and blue colors in the display. Adjusting Hue 1 Use the keys to select Hue and press...
  • Page 34: Audio

    SETUP MENUS AUDIO Use the Audio sub-menus to configure the audio quality. These settings apply to the LCD TV speakers only. Any connected audio devices are not affected. Press on the remote control or Menu on the control panel to display the setup menu screen then select Audio to display the Audio sub-menu.
  • Page 35 Balance Use Balance to adjust the sound balance between the L/R speakers. Adjusting Balance 1 Use the keys to select Balance and press 2 Press the keys on the remote control to adjust the option level. 3 Press to save and exit the screen. TV Speaker Use this sub-menu to toggle the LCD TV speakers on and off.
  • Page 36 SETUP MENUS Audio Preset Use this sub-menu to select one of four preset audio options optimized for different sounding conditions. The following options are available: • Rock: Sets the equalizer to the Rock mode. • Pop: Sets the equalizer to the Pop mode. •...
  • Page 37: View Mode

    VIEW MODE Use the View Mode sub-menu to select the display's aspect ratio. Press on the remote control or Menu on the control panel to display the setup menu screen then select View Mode to display the View Mode sub-menu. The following options are available: 1:1 Mode: Matches the incoming resolution exactly to the pixels without any •...
  • Page 38: Fine Tune

    SETUP MENUS • Overscan: Picture is scaled down to fit the display area. 16:9 Aspect Ratio 1:1 Mode Standard Fill Overscan H. Position Use this sub-menu to adjust the display’s horizontal position. 16:9 H. Position V. Position Use this sub-menu to adjust the display’s vertical position. 16:9 V.
  • Page 39: Channels

    CHANNELS Use the Channels sub-menus to manage the channel list, language sound, and to scan for available TV channels in your area. Press on the remote control or Menu on the control panel to display the setup menu screen then select Channels to display the Channels sub-menu. The following options are available: Favorite, Skip List, Channel Edit, MTS, Audio Language, Auto Search, and Manual Add.
  • Page 40 SETUP MENUS Skip List Use Skip List to select the channels you want to skip. Adding Channels to Skip List 1 Use the keys to select Skip List and press List screen appears. 2 Use the keys to select the desired channel. 3 Press repeatedly to check (add to the Skip list) or uncheck (clear to the Skip list) the channels.
  • Page 41: Channel Edit

    Channel Edit Use Channel Edit to assign a name to a channel. Editing Channel Names 1 Use the keys to select Channel Edit and press Name Edit screen appears. 2 Use the keys to select the desired channel and press the Edit Name screen.
  • Page 42: Audio Language

    SETUP MENUS Use MTS to select multichannel television sound. The following options are available: • Mono: Allows mono output (useful when stereo is noisy or inconsistent). • Stereo: Allows stereo sound for superior TV viewing experience. • SAP: Allows second audio program from the speakers while watching a scene in the original program.
  • Page 43: Auto Search

    Adjusting Audio Language 1 Use the keys to select Audio Language and press 2 Press the keys on the remote control to select English, French or Spanish. 3 Press to save and exit the screen. Auto Search Select Auto Search and press of receivable channels for the source you select: •...
  • Page 44: Settings

    SETUP MENUS SETTINGS Use the Settings sub-menus to configure the LCD TV operational setup and view the current firmware version. Press on the remote control or Menu on the control panel to display the setup menu screen then select Settings to display the Settings sub-menu. The following options are available: Date and Time, Closed Captions, Parental Control, OSD Timeout, OSD Language, Power settings, and Reset All.
  • Page 45: Closed Captions

    Adjusting Date and Time 1 Use the keys to select Date and Time and press 2 Use the keys to select Date or Current Time and press 3 Use the keys to select a date or time segment. 4 Use the keys to adjust the value.
  • Page 46: Parental Control

    SETUP MENUS • Font: Can be set to As Broadcaster, Style 1, Style 2, Style 3, Style 4, Style 5, Style 6, or Style 7. • Size: Can be set to As Broadcaster, Small, Medium, or Large. • Font Color: Can be set to As Broadcaster, Black, White, Green, Blue, Red, Cyan, Yellow, or Magenta.
  • Page 47 • TV Rating: Use this sub-menu to customize US TV Rating programs. Rating Description TV-Y Suitable for young children. TV-Y7 May not be suitable for children under 7. TV-G Suitable for all audiences. TV-PG Parental guidance suggested. Parental guidance suggested for children TV-14 under 14.
  • Page 48 SETUP MENUS • MPAA Rating: Use this sub-menu to select the ratings of allowable movies. Rating Description Contains nothing most parents will consider offensive for even their youngest children to see or hear; suitable for young children. May contain some material parents might not like to expose to their young children-material that will clearly need to be examined or inquired about before children are allowed to view the film.
  • Page 49 • Canada English: Use this sub-menu to select the classification categories (based on Canadian ratings) of allowable TV programs and movies. Rating Adjusting Canada English Rating 1 Use the keys to select Canada English and press 2 Use the repeatedly to block or unblock. 3 Press to save and exit the screen.
  • Page 50 SETUP MENUS • Canada French: Use this sub-menu to select the ratings of allowable TV programs and movies. These ratings are based on the classification categories determined by La Régie du cinéma du Québec. Rating 8 ans + 13 ans+ 16 ans+ 18 ans+ Adjusting Canada French Rating...
  • Page 51 V2.0 (Open V-Chip): V-Chip 2.0 enabled. • • Channel Block: Channel Block allows you to block channels. Adjusting Channel Block 1 Use the keys to select Channel Block and press 2 Use the keys to select the desired channel and press repeatedly to block or unblock.
  • Page 52: Osd Timeout

    SETUP MENUS OSD Timeout Use OSD Timeout to adjust the OSD duration on the screen: 10 sec, 20 sec, or 30 sec. Adjusting OSD Timeout 1 Use the keys to select OSD Timeout and press 2 Press the keys on the remote control to select 10 sec, 20 sec, or 30 sec.
  • Page 53 Power Control Settings Use this sub-menu to configure power-related settings for the LCD TV. Power Control Settings VGA port - DPMS The following options are available: • LED Setting: Use this sub-menu to select the LCD TV power indicator behavior after turning on the set. LED Behavior Turns from amber to blue when power...
  • Page 54: Reset All

    SETUP MENUS Reset All Select Yes on this sub-menu to reset all LCD TV operational settings. Do this only if any of the following conditions occurs: • The system fails to respond to the remote control (make sure the remote control batteries are still working and that you are within the transmission range).
  • Page 55: Wall Mount Option

    WALL MOUNT OPTION The LCD TV has been fitted with VESA FPMPMI compliant mounting holes. These 200 x 100 mm mounting holes allow the unit to be mounted on a wall. Use the four M6 x L10 mm screws to wall mount the LCD TV. WALL MOUNT INSTALLATION REMINDERS •...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING Problem No power Power is suddenly turned off. Forgotten PIN Remote control does not work. Remote control code cannot be detected by a universal remote. No picture Corrective Action • Make sure the power indicator is illuminated blue. •...
  • Page 57 Problem Corrective Action • No picture or the No Signal message appears when a • VGA cable is connected. • Picture is cut off or appear in a sidebar Press screen. • • Poor image quality • in TV mode (cutoff picture, snowy images).
  • Page 58 If the problem condition persists even after performing the recommended corrective actions, contact us by: • Logging on to www.wde.com • Contacting the Westinghouse Customer Service at (866) 287-5555 or e-mail us at service@wde.com Corrective Action • Make sure the audio input cable is properly connected to the correct terminal, and that the correct input mode is enabled.
  • Page 59: Specifications

    Input/Output Terminals Speaker Out AV Timing PC Timing De-interfacing Combo Filter Power Consumption (Watts) Power Consumption (Standby, Watts) Specification SK-26H640G Active Area 575.769 x 323.712 (Diagonal, mm) Resolution 1366x768 Brightness (Nits, typ) Contrast Ratio 800:1 (Static, typ) Response Time (ms, typ) Aspect Ratio 1.77 (16:9)
  • Page 60 SPECIFICATIONS Item Physical Specifications NOTES: • These product specifications are subject to change without user notification. • Do not set your computer graphics card to exceed the unit’s refresh rates; doing so may cause damage to the LCD TV. Specification With stand: 657x499x193 mm Dimensions (WxHxD)
  • Page 61 SPECIFICATIONS...