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USER'S MANUAL
MANUEL DE L'UTILISATEUR
MANUAL DEL USUARIO
VK-40F580D
1080P HDTV/DVD Combo
1080P HDTV COMBO LECTEUR

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  • Page 1 USER’S MANUAL MANUEL DE L’UTILISATEUR MANUAL DEL USUARIO VK-40F580D 1080P HDTV/DVD Combo 1080P HDTV COMBO LECTEUR...
  • Page 2 Westinghouse Digital Electronics Santa Fe Springs, CA SE-UM-4003-0701...
  • Page 3 The model and serial numbers are located on the back of the TV. Keep a record of the numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Westinghouse Digital dealer regarding this product. Model No.__________________________________ Serial No.__________________________________...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety and Precautions ...3 Important Information...3 Important Safety Instructions ...4 General Information ...5 Features...5 Accessories...6 LCD TV Overview...7 Remote Control...10 Installation & Function Adjustments ...12 Antenna Connection...12 Analog Cable Connection ...12 Digital Cable Connection ...13 Satellite Connection ...13 For HD Cable Box or HD DVD with HDMI Input ...14 For External Video Device with DVI input...15 For HD STB, DVD player, game console with component input...16 For Video Devices with S-video or composite Input ...17...
  • Page 5: Important Safety And Precautions

    Important Safety and Precautions This wide active matrix TFT (thin film transistor) liquid crystal monitor is designed for use as a standalone TV as well as a display device for video electronics appliances and personal computers. Important Information Warning : To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. The symbol is intended to alert the user to presence ofun-insulated ”Hazardous Voltage”within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
  • Page 6: 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 dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8.
  • Page 7: General Information

    General Information Features Your TV is designed with the latest technology and is a high-performance unit that includes the following special features: Multi-sources input included RF IN, D-SUB, HDMI, Composite, and Component. Built-in HDTV tuner capable of receiving ATSC, NTSC and Clear QAM Cable signals. 10W dual channel speakers are offered.
  • Page 8: Accessories

    Accessories User Guide Warranty Card Screw driver & Screws NOTE 1 : The number of screws may differ depending on your purchase. Remote Control & Batteries (AAAx2) Power Cord Quick connect Quick Connect Guide...
  • Page 9: Lcd Tv Overview

    LCD TV Overview HDTV front view Function keys Remote Control Sensor & Power Indicator Terms Describe compound function on keys MENU Turn on/off OSD menu. Increase or decrease volume sound. Also highlighted a selected mode left and right in OSD menu. Channel up/down while in TV source.
  • Page 10 TV Rear Connectors...
  • Page 11 Jacks Description Connect to an external video device such as HD digital cable/satellite receiver, HDMI 1 / HDMI 2 HD STB, Media center PC, or DVD player. HDMI Audio input Connect the audio input if you using a DVI-to-HDMI converter. (R/L) Using a 15-pin VGA cable, connect to a computer.
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Remote Control Power Switch TV power on/off. Switch to TV Switch to PC Switch to DVD YPbPr Switch to YPbPr HDMI Switch to HDMI Video Switch to all video source Favorite Select, remove or add your favorite channel. Press Favorite(A, B, C)key to access favorite list. Use arrow keys and enter key to select add or remove the channel Channel number keys Select specific channel.
  • Page 13 Guide Broadcast program information. Info. Display the source and channel information. DVD Menu Press to enter DVD Menu. Setup Press to enter DVD Menu setup. Play/Pause The play/pause function of DVD. Stop The stop function of DVD. Previous section Press to the previous section. Next section Press to the next section.
  • Page 14: Installation & Function Adjustments

    Installation & Function Adjustments For Antenna, Analog Cable with RF input. Antenna Connection Analog Cable Connection NOTE : If an outside antenna is connected to the product, make sure the antenna is properly grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and build up static charges. Coaxial connector shielding from cable distribution system should be probably earthed.
  • Page 15: Digital Cable Connection

    For Digital Cable, Satellite with Component video inputs Digital Cable Connection Digital Cable STB Antenna Satellite Connection Satellite Receiver Satellite...
  • Page 16: For Hd Cable Box Or Hd Dvd With Hdmi Input

    For HD Cable Box or HD DVD with HDMI Input HD Cable Box / HD DVD HDMI Cable TV rear input NOTE 1 : HDMI - High-Definition Multimedia Interface NOTE 2 : No audio cable required for HDMI connection. NOTE 3 : HDMI cable is exclude from standard accessory pack.
  • Page 17: For External Video Device With Dvi Input

    For External Video Device with DVI input * Tips: recommend prioritizing HDMI jack ahead of DVI if your external video devices possessed both connectors. Video Device HDMI-to-DVI Cable HDMI-to-DVI adapter TV rear input NOTE 1 : Video signal is transmitting through HDMI-to-DVI connection. NOTE 2 : Audio signal is transmitting through 3.5 mm mini-jack audio cable with PC audio in.
  • Page 18: For Hd Stb, Dvd Player, Game Console With Component Input

    For HD STB, DVD player, game console with component input NOTE 1 : Diagram above is applicable to any video device contains YPbPr connector. NOTE 2 : Cables above are excluded from standard accessory pack. HD DVD / Game Console / Digital Cable box / Satellite receiver Audio Cable Component Cable...
  • Page 19: For Video Devices With S-Video Or Composite Input

    For Video Devices with composite Input VCR / STB / DVD player Audio Cable Video Cable NOTE 1 : Prioritize S-Video jack ahead of Video jack if your video device possesses both connectors. NOTE 2 : Cables above are excluded from standard accessory pack.
  • Page 20: For Pc Connection With D-Sub And Pc Audio Output Jacks

    For PC connection with D-Sub and PC audio output jacks TV rear input NOTE 1 : Video signal is transmitting through D-Sub connection. NOTE 2 : Audio signal is transmitting through 3.5 mm mini-jack audio cable with PC audio in. NOTE 3 : Cables above are excluded from standard accessory pack.
  • Page 21: Watching Tv

    Watching TV Installation Insert Batteries into Remote Control 1) Remove the battery cover. 2) Insert two size AAA batteries corresponding to (+) and (-) marks on the battery compartment. CAUTION 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 22: Turning The Lcd Display On And Off

    Turning the LCD Display On and Off Turning on Follow the instruction below to set up your TV step by step. Step 1: Plug the power cord into AC In receptacle of LCD-TV and the other end to the wall outlet. The power indicator located right at LCD-TV front of the LCD-TV will light up in red instantly.
  • Page 23: Running Initial Setup

    Running Initial Setup Initial setup is required whenever the TV is power on at the first time. Language selection 1. Press Power button on the remote control. A welcome message is displayed. Use the arrow keys to select the language you prefer, and press Enter button on the remote control to continue.
  • Page 24 5. After all the available channels are stored, the channel list will appear. 6. Press Enter button on the remote control to continue. 7. Press Enter and start to watch TV. Scanning Channels program may take a few minutes to complete. If you press Enter button on the remote control to Stop Scan process intermediately, we suggest you to scan channels once again next time.(refer to page 33) Noted: TV will record the channels now be found in the system.
  • Page 25: Menu Navigation

    Menu Navigation How to manage on-screen display (OSD) menu You can change settings for the picture, audio, and other functions by using the OSD menu. To activate OSD function by pressing MENU button either on remote control or on TV control button panel. OSD menu overview Main Menu Instruction:...
  • Page 26 Use menu buttons on remote control to turn on OSD main menu and adjust the settings. 1. Press MENU button to display the main menu. 2. Use arrow keys to choose the desired item in order to adjust the setting parameter later. 3.
  • Page 27 4. Press menu button to quit OSD menu picture.
  • Page 28: Changing Channels

    Changing Channels After you finish scanning channels, and the scanned channels are stored. You can start to watch TV. Using the channels buttons 1. Press CH buttons to change channels in sequence. 2. You can also press 0 - 9 numeric keys and “...
  • Page 29: Selecting Input Source

    Selecting Input Source When you connected your antenna or external equipments to the TV, you need to select the correct input source by pressing source input directly ( A ) or roaming the OSD menu ( B ) to choose your desired source. A.
  • Page 30: Controls & Adjustments

    Controls & Adjustments Power Consumption Power consumption is a power management engine which helps to reduce power used for the LCD TV. 1. When access Settings sub-menu, press arrow keys to select Power Management. 2. Press arrow keys to select your desired mode and press Enter button on the remote to confirm.
  • Page 31 Brightness Darken or brighten picture brightness Contrast Increase or decrease picture contrast Saturation Deepen or lighten picture color For skin tones to become reddish or greenish Sharpness Soften or sharpen image Backlight Adjust luminance of the backlight Adjusting noise level Adjust noise level in analog signal input.
  • Page 32 Adjusting PC settings Make sure the PC and display TV has been well connected; also source input has been switched to PC (VGA) mode. When access Settings sub-menu, press arrow keys to select PC Settings and make adjustment. Move the image in horizontal way and it may goes beyond display H-Position active area to produce a black bar in...
  • Page 33: Sound Control

    Sound Control Adjusting sound quality 1. When access AV sub-menu, press arrow keys to select Bass,Treble & Balance. 2. Press arrow keys to select your desired item and make adjustments and press Enter button on the remote to confirm. Bass Adjust level of lower-pitched sound Treble Adjust level of higher-pitched sound...
  • Page 34 Equalizer 1. When access AV sub-menu, press arrow keys to select Equalizer. 2. Press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote to select your desired mode. Other sound control Optical Out (SPDIF) Select either PCM or AC3 audio if you are using the optical output from your TV to an external amplifier or sound system.
  • Page 35: Channel Management

    Audio Only Turn off the LCD backlight and allow the current input’s audio to remain “on” for listening. 1. When access AV sub-menu, press arrow keys to select Audio Only. 2. Press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote to select ON or OFF. Reset Picture and Audio settings 1.
  • Page 36 Editing the channel list During the scanning process, the system will found and stored the channels automatically and show them in a list. 1. When access TV sub-menu, press arrow keys to select Master Channel List. 2. To select “Mark All”, “Unmark All”, “Analog Only”, “Digital Only”...
  • Page 37: Timer Setting

    3. Press arrow keys on the remote control to choose a character with Enter button on the remote control once at a time until new name be confirmed at most 6 characters. Channel Select Select channel without CH and CH 1.
  • Page 38: Setting Tv To Turn On/Off

    Setting the TV to turn on or off 1. When access Settings sub-menu, Press arrow keys to display Timers screen. 2. Press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote control to choose Timer 1 or Timer 2. 3. Press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote control to set up Days, Start Time, Duration, and Source/Channel to turn on and off.
  • Page 39: Viewing Closed Caption

    Viewing Closed Caption Selecting closed caption modes This LCD-TV is capable of decoding and displaying closed caption content if supported by the program. This function serves those who are hearing impaired or foreigner. 1. When access TV sub-menu, press arrow keys to select Closed captions.
  • Page 40 Selecting analog closed caption options It’s the service aiming at delivering close caption on analog broadcasting program; it can be either from analog RF channel mode or any external signal input source. When access Closed Captions sub-menu, press arrow keys on the remote control to select Basic Selection sub-menu.
  • Page 41 Caption Preference It is the service aiming at delivering more closed caption options on digital broadcasting. The options are including basic, advanced and auto. 1. When access Closed Captions sub-menu, press arrow keys on the remote control to select Caption Preference sub-menu. 2.
  • Page 42: Ratings Locks

    Ratings Locks Using Lock Settings Lock Settings will restrict some channels in accordance with the content and rating level to audience viewing. A password is required to turn on the Lock Setting. Please enter your personal password to access sub-menu. If you wish to activate Lock Setting at first time, please enter the default password, “0000”. 1.
  • Page 43 Canada rating options CAN-French Rating Canada Fre General programming Not recommended for young children 8 ans+ 13 ans+ Not recommended for ages under 13 16 ans+ Not recommended for ages under 16 18 ans+ Programming restricted to adults CAN-English Rating Canada Eng All children Children 8 years and older...
  • Page 44: Channel Locks

    Channel Locks 1. When access TV sub-menu, press arrow keys to display the Channel Locks PIN entry. 2. Press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote control to “Lock” or “Unlock” the channels. A password is required before using the Channel Locks function.
  • Page 45: Other Controls

    Other Controls Menu Language When access Settings sub-menu, press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote control to select your preferred language. Resetting all settings The user can reset all settings back to factory settings, including the channel list, all Program Info, Favorite channel lists, etc.
  • Page 46 Showing program info Press INFO button on the remote control to show the video information. Auto Source Autosource will detect a new incoming signal and automatically switch the input source to the connection of the new source’s device. When access Settings sub-menu, press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote control to turn Autosouoce ON or OFF.
  • Page 47: Power Off

    Power Off User can user this function to turn off TV without POWER button. When access Settings sub-menu, press arrow keys and Enter button on the remote control to power off the TV. The Guide Display an explanation of how to connect devices to the TV. When access Settings sub-menu, press arrow keys a on the remote control to show menu explanation.
  • Page 49: Demo Mode

    Down Mix Set the DVD Down Mix to Stereo or LT/RT. Repeat Press ENTER to scroll repeat option: CHAPTER, TITLE, ALL. Demo Mode Press select to set the DVD demo mode ON/OFF. Repeat playback OFF Turn off repeat playback...
  • Page 50 Subtitle Press select to set the DVD subtitle function. (only available for DVD) Auto Wake Press select to set the Auto Wake ON/OFF. Turn on auto wake function. OFF Turn off auto wake function. Audio Select To select Audio language. (only available for DVD)
  • Page 51: Dvd Locks

    DVD Locks Set up the DVD Rating Locks. Reset DVD Reset DVD to factory settings, clearing any adjustments you have made.
  • Page 52: Photo View

    Photo View Activating photo viewer Photo view will allow you to display the image in JPEG. format to the LCD TV. Before activating the photo viewer, please turn on TV first. 1. Insert a USB storage that contains jpg or jpeg files to the USB jack on TV or connect a digital camera via a USB cable to TV SERVICE port.
  • Page 53 1. When Photo Browser screen is displayed, press INFO button on the remote control to highlight the toolbar. 2. Once USB has been connected to show photos. The system set to display a preview mode in 10(5x2) thumbnail photos per screen. If you wish to display 21(7x3) photos instead of 10(5x2), press and OK buttons on the...
  • Page 54 Watching TV 1. When toolbar is highlighted, press OK buttons on the remote control to select watch TV icon and start to watch TV. 2. If you want to switch back to photo view mode, press SOURCE button on the remote control to switch to photo USB mode.(refer to page 28) IMPORTANT The system support connection to USB flash memory sticks or connection direct to digital camera and card reader...
  • Page 55 Full screen view mode In the full screen view the system displays the selected image in the largest size possible while preserving the aspect ratio. This may require letter-boxing or pillar-boxing the image. 1. Press buttons on the remote control to select a picture and Press OK button on the remote control to display the picture in the largest size.
  • Page 56 Rotating picture 1. When photo toolbar is displayed, press buttons on the remote control to select the rotate icon. 2. Press OK button on the remote control to rotate the selected image 90 degrees in a chosen direction. 3. Press buttons on the remote control and select other picture.
  • Page 57 1. Press buttons on the remote control to select the slideshow icon. 2. Press OK button on the remote control to start the slideshow. The slideshow will display all photos until it reaches to the end of entire album. Once if the repeat setting has been triggered, it will run all photos in a circle.
  • Page 58: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting No picture or sound. No picture from AV. No sound. No picture or sound, just noise. Check if power cord is well connected with TV and power outlet. Verify if it is invalid source selected. Make sure you select the correct source mode which match the connection with external devices correctly.
  • Page 59 Picture is not clear. The signal strength may be weak. Program provider may be experiencing difficulties. Check if cable connection is loose or not. Picture turns pale or improperly tinted. Check the Hue, Saturation and Color setting parameter and apply necessary adjustment.
  • Page 60 Picture is not sharp. Picture shifts. Picture shows multiple image or ghosts effect. Picture is spotted. The signal strength may be weak. Program provider may be experiencing difficulties. Check if cable connection is loose or not. Check the Sharpness parameter in Picture Settings. The signal strength may be weak.
  • Page 61: Pc Input Preset Timing Table

    PC input preset timing table Mode Mode H.Freq.(KHZ) H. Polarity Name V.Freq.(HZ) V. Polarity Resolution 720*400@ 31.469 70.087 640*480@ 31.469 59.941 640*480@ 35.000 66.667 640*480@ 37.861 72.809 640*480@ 37.5 75.0 800*600@ 35.156 56.250 800*600@ 37.879 60.317 800*600@ 48.077 72.188 800*600@ 46.875 75.0 832*624@...
  • Page 62: Specifications

    Specifications ITEMS Panel Brightness (center) Viewing Angle (CR>10) Response Time (GTG) Broadcasting System Receiving Channel TV Function Data Broadcasting Composite Signal Component Signal Video Input HDMI Connection VGA Connection Scanning Frequency Audio Input Speaker ( build-in) Audio Output Digital Audio Out Video Performance Feature Power...