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Panasonic CT-34WX53 Operating Instructions Manual

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For assistance, please call : 1-888-VIEW-PTV(843-9788)
or send e-mail to : consumerproducts@panasonic.com
or visit us at www.panasonic.com
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or visit us at www.panasonic.com
For assistance, please call : 1-800-561-5505
or visit us at www.panasonic.ca
English
SAP
POWER
CH
VOL
VOL
CH
BBE
MENU
RECALL
EXIT
PAGE
GUIDE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
R-TUNE
PROG
0
PIP MIN
PIP MAX
PLAY
REW
FF
PAUSE
STOP
REC

Operating Instructions

FREEZE
PIP CH
SEARCH
TV/VCR
VCR CH
OPEN/CLOSE
PIP
SPLIT
MOVE
SWAP
Wide Screen TV
HDTV Monitor
CT-34WX53
Model No.
(U.S.A)
(Puerto Rico)
(Canada)
TQBC0611

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    For assistance, please call : 1-888-VIEW-PTV(843-9788) or send e-mail to : consumerproducts@panasonic.com or visit us at www.panasonic.com For assistance, please call : 787-750-4300 or visit us at www.panasonic.com For assistance, please call : 1-800-561-5505 or visit us at www.panasonic.ca English...
  • Page 2 WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover or back. No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. Do not place liquid containers (flower vase, cups, cosmetics, etc.) above the set.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. 2) Keep these instructions. The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3) Heed all warnings. All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
  • Page 4 Dear Panasonic Customer Welcome to the Panasonic family of customers. We hope that you will have many years of enjoyment from your new color television set. To obtain maximum benefit from your set, please read these Instructions before making any adjustments, and retain them for future reference.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Safety Instructions ... 3 Table of Contents ... 5 Installation ... 6 Receiver Location ... 6 Optional External Equipment ... 6 AC Power Supply Cord ... 6 Safety Precaution ... 6 Remote Control Battery Installation ... 6 Cable Connection ...
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation Receiver Location This unit is intended to be used with an optional stand or entertainment center. Consult your dealer for available options. Locate for comfortable viewing. Avoid placing where sunlight or other bright light (including reflections) will fall on the screen. Use of some types of fluorescent lighting can reduce remote control transmitter range.
  • Page 7: Cable Connection

    Cable Connection Connecting the Aerial cable to the RF In Terminal Antenna Connection • For proper reception of VHF/UHF channels, an external antenna is required. For best reception, an outdoor antenna is recommended. Antenna Mode must be set to TV. •...
  • Page 8: Front Control Panel

    Cable Connection Front Control Panel Push to open the front panel of the television to use the TV without remote control or to use the Audio/Video input jacks for optional equipment. TV/VIDEO Press to select VIDEO 4 input mode. ACTION TV/VIDEO Note: The front control panel can be used to access menus and switch video mode when the remote control is not...
  • Page 9: Vcr Connection

    VCR Connection Follow this diagram when connecting your television to a VCR only. S-VIDEO ANT INPUT VIDEO ANT OUTPUT AUDIO Note: The remote control must be programmed with supplied codes to operate the VCR (see page 49, 50). Viewing a television program Procedure 1.
  • Page 10: Vcr And Cable Box Connection

    Cable Connection VCR and Cable Box Connection Follow this diagram when connecting your television to both a VCR and a cable box. CABLES NOT SUPPLIED S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO ANT INPUT ANT OUTPUT Incoming Cable ANT OUTPUT ANT INPUT Note: The remote control must be programmed with supplied codes to operate the VCR and cable box (see page 49 - 51).
  • Page 11: Digital Tv - Set-Top Box (Dtv-Stb) Or Dvd Connection

    This allows you to sit close to the TV and not see the thin black horizontal lines (venetian blind effect) associated with interlaced TV pictures. Use this diagram to connect the Panasonic DTV-STB (Digital TV-Set-Top Box) or DVD Player to the back of your TV. CABLES NOT SUPPLIED...
  • Page 12: Program Out Connection (Prog Out)

    Cable Connection Program Out Connection (PROG OUT) To use the television audio and video with optional equipment, connect the PROG OUT and TO AUDIO AMP connections on the back of the television. CONNECTIONS ON BACK OF TV DIGITAL DIGITAL IN VIDEO VIDEO ANT1...
  • Page 13: Power On / Off

    Power ON / OFF Connecting the Plug to the Wall Outlet How to Turn the Power On Remote Control Sensor POWER RECALL MENU Menu Language Selection In SET UP Menu, Select IDIOMA/LANGUE to change menu language to ENGLISH, ESPAÑOL (Spanish) or FRANÇAIS (French).
  • Page 14: Vhf, Uhf And Cable Tv

    VHF, UHF and Cable TV VHF and UHF INPUT 4 ACTION TV/VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL S-VIDEO VIDEO L-AUDIO-R Power switch POWER RECALL MENU EXIT PAGE GUIDE R-TUNE PROG PIP MIN PIP MAX PLAY PAUSE STOP FREEZE PIP CH SEARCH TV/VCR VCR CH OPEN/CLOSE SPLIT MOVE...
  • Page 15: Cable Tv

    Cable TV System. INPUT Press to confirm. Press while pointing the remote control towards the CABLE BOX. Note: The remote control code number is set for Panasonic products. When peripheral equipment does not operate, reset code (See page 47 - 48).
  • Page 16: Location Of Controls

    Location of Controls Illuminated Remote Control Power button Press to turn the TV ON or OFF (See page 13). Note: The TV’s power cord must first be plugged into the wall outlet and then turned on at the POWER switch (standby mode). MUTE button Press this button to mute the sound, press again to cancel the mute.
  • Page 17 TV/VIDEO button The input mode changes each time this button is pressed. VIDEO 4 SAP button Selects Audio mode (See page 27). STEREO Lights the remote control buttons. POWER The selected button blinks when lit. RECALL MENU EXIT PAGE GUIDE R-TUNE PROG PIP MIN...
  • Page 18: Basic Menu Operations

    Basic Menu Operations Press to display the menu screen. Press to select desired menu icon. Press to enter submenu field. Press to select desired submenu feature. Press to select or adjust. [ for OTHER ADJ.] Press to select OTHER ADJ. Press to enter option menu field.
  • Page 19 PICTURE PIC MODE COLOR TINT BRIGHTNESS PICTURE SHARPNESS PICTURE NORMAL OTHER ADJ. : EXIT : SUB MENU AUDIO MODE STEREO SAP MONO BASS TREBLE BALANCE NORMAL AUDIO OTHER ADJ. PRESS ACTION FOR MAIN MENU CHANNELS CH. SCAN FAVORITES ENTER CHANNEL FAVORITE CHANNELS OTHER ADJ.
  • Page 20: Set Up Operation

    SET UP Operation MENU Languages In SET UP Menu, select IDIOMA / LANGUE to change menu language to ENGLISH, ESPAÑOL (Spanish) or FRANÇAIS (French). Press to select IDIOMA / LANGUE. Press to select ENGLISH, SPANISH or FRENCH. ENGLISH ANTENNA Selection To select either ANT1 or ANT2.
  • Page 21: Selecting Option Menus In Other Adj

    cc MODE Activates the On-Screen Closed Caption feature. When activated this feature will remain on until OFF is selected in this menu. Press to select cc MODE. Press to select from the following: • CAPTION OFF - Recommended mode when Closed Caption is not being used. •...
  • Page 22: Mode Selection

    SET UP Operation MODE Selection To select either CABLE or TV. Press to select MODE. Press to select CABLE or TV. CABLE AUTO PROGRAM To automatically program all channels with signal. Press to select AUTO PROGRAM. Press to start AUTO PROGRAM. MANUAL PROGRAM To manually add or delete channels.
  • Page 23: Auto Power On

    AUTO POWER ON Select SET to power up the TV at the same time as the cable box or other components or select OFF. Press to select AUTO POWER ON. Press to select SET or OFF. CHAN BANNER Select ON to display the CHANNEL BANNER on the screen or select OFF. Press to select CHAN BANNER.
  • Page 24: Image Shift

    SET UP Operation IMAGE SHIFT For use as a screen saver, this function changes the entire image position (shift). Press to select IMAGE SHIFT. Press to select ON or OFF. PICTURE Adjustment PICTURE MODE Press to select PIC MODE. Press to select your desired PICTURE MODE. VIVID COLOR / TINT / BRIGHTNESS / PICTURE / SHARPNESS / NORMAL Press to select each submenu (COLOR / TINT /...
  • Page 25: Selecting Option Menus In Other Adj

    Selecting option menus in OTHER ADJ. To select option menus in OTHER ADJ. Press to select OTHER ADJ. Press to enter option menu field. Press to select desired option menu. Proceed to adjustments. COLOR TEMP (Temperature) / NATURAL COLOR / VIDEO NR / 3D Y/C FILTER Press to select each option menu (COLOR TEMP / NATURAL COLOR / VIDEO NR / 3D Y/C FILTER).
  • Page 26: Vm (Velocity Modulation)

    PICTURE Adjustment VM (Velocity Modulation) Select ON to emphasize the edge of an image, or select OFF. Press to select VM. Press to select ON or OFF. FREEZE Select SPLIT or PIP to determine the frozen picture frame during single screen. Press to select FREEZE.
  • Page 27: Audio Adjustment

    Audio Adjustment Selecting STEREO/SAP/MONO Press to select MODE. Press to select STEREO / SAP / MONO. Red display - Signal available White display - Signal not available Note: AUDIO MODE selection is also possible by pressing the button on the remote control (see page 17). Helpful Hints: •...
  • Page 28: Bbe Viva / Bbe

    Audio Adjustment BBE VIVA / BBE The distinguishing feature of BBE VIVA is its maintenance of accurate audio imagery. Ordinary 3D surround systems force the sound out to the left and right, affecting the center channel. As a result it may become hard to hear people's voices, or the center audio may completely disappear.
  • Page 29: Channels Adjustment

    CHANNELS Adjustment CHANNEL SCAN Let you select the channel scanning mode either FAV or ALL. CHANNEL SCAN FAV To enter up to 16 favorite channels. CHANNEL SCAN ALL To scan all channels when using the CH up/down buttons. Press to select CH. SCAN. Press to select FAV or ALL.
  • Page 30: Selecting Option Menus In Other Adj

    CHANNELS Adjustment Selecting option menus in OTHER ADJ. To select option menus in OTHER ADJ. Press to select OTHER ADJ. Press to enter option menu field. Press to select desired option menu. Proceed to adjustments. PRESET CAPTION Assign channel numbers to pre-set popular TV stations. Press to select PRESET CAPTION.
  • Page 31: Manual Caption

    MANUAL CAPTION Enter channel numbers and captions manually. Press to select MANUAL CAPTION. Press to display next menu. Press to enter desired channel. Use remote numeric keypad to select desired channel (refer to your local TV guide). Press to select ENTER CAPTION. Press to select characters.
  • Page 32: Timer

    TIMER The TIMER can switch the TV ON or OFF. Before attempting TIMER1 and TIMER2 confirm the CLOCK SET and adjust if necessary. Then set TIMER1 and TIMER2. SLEEP SLEEP sets the sleep time. Press to select SLEEP. Press to select the desired sleep time. To turn off the timer select NO.
  • Page 33 OFF TIME Set the time of day. Press to select OFF TIME. Press to set hours AM or PM. Press to move to minutes position. Press to set minutes. ENTER CHANNEL Press to select ENTER CHANNEL. Press to select channel. Press to select SET.
  • Page 34: Clock Set

    TIMER CLOCK SET CLOCK SET sets the present time. This is necessary to operate the TIMER features. Press to select CLOCK SET. Press to enter. TIME Set the time of day. Press to set hours AM or PM. Press to move to minutes position. Press to set minutes.
  • Page 35: Lock Feature

    LOCK Feature CREATE CODE FIRST To use LOCK options CREATE CODE FIRST. Use the remote numeric keypad to enter a four-digit secret code. While entering a code, by pressing the up button you can input a new code again. After entering your secret code for the first time, the onscreen display will change to ENTER CODE.
  • Page 36: Channel

    LOCK Feature CHANNEL Press to select CHANNEL. Press to select channel position. Press to select channels. (Or use remote numeric keypad to select channels.) Repeat step 2 for up to four channels. V-CHIP SET In the United States and Canada, the V-CHIP consists of two rating systems, which are MPAA (MOTION PICTURE) and TV PARENTAL GUIDELINES.
  • Page 37: U.s. Tv Programs

    U.S. TV PROGRAMS This TV model features the “V-Chip technology” which allows you to use U.S. TV PROGRAMS Guide ratings to block various types of TV programs. PIP will also be blocked automatically. U.S. TV PROGRAMS RATING CHART Press to select U.S. TV PROGRAMS. Press to select U.S.
  • Page 38: U.s. Movies

    LOCK Feature The V-Chip system that is used in this set is capable of blocking “NR” programs (non rated, not applicable and none) per FCC Rules Section15.120(e)(2). If the option of blocking “NR” programs is chosen “unexpected and possibly confusing results may occur, and you may not receive emergency bulletins or any of the following types of programming:”...
  • Page 39: Canadian English

    Canadian English The V-CHIP used in this TV model allows you to block various types of movies and television programs based on the two rating systems used in Canada. PIP will also be blocked automatically. Press to select CANADIAN ENGLISH. Press to select CANADIAN ENGLISH ON or OFF.
  • Page 40: Canadian French

    LOCK Feature Canadian French The V-CHIP used in this TV model also lets you block or unblock Canadian French programs according to various ratings categories. PIP will also be blocked automatically. Press to select CANADIAN FRENCH. Press to select CANADIAN FRENCH ON or OFF. Press to select VIEW E PROGRAMS? Press to select VIEW E PROGRAMS? YES or NO.
  • Page 41: Blocking Message

    Blocking Message If V-Chip is enabled and the program exceeds the rating limit set by you, the blocking message will appear and the audio will be muted. Enter your four-digit secret code if you wish to continue viewing the program. After entering your code, all locks and rating blocks are disabled until the TV is turned off or until all settings are off.
  • Page 42: Picture In Picture Operation

    Picture in Picture Operation This television includes a two-tuner Picture In Picture (PIP) feature. This allows you to watch two (2) live broadcasts at the same time with or without an external video source such as a VCR, cable box, etc. POWER RECALL MENU...
  • Page 43 PIP MIN PIP MIN, PIP MAX These features are used to size PIP Frame. PIP MIN PIP MAX Press to size the PIP Frame. FREEZE Freeze TV/VCR During PIP operation this feature is used to stop action in PIP frame. FREEZE TV/VCR Press...
  • Page 44: Split Screen

    Split Screen This feature lets you watch two different channels side by side with or without an external video source. The audio is from the Main picture only (left side). Split screen enables you to search other channels on the right screen or check video recording status. POWER RECALL MENU...
  • Page 45 Changing the channels for the Split Screen PIP CH VCR CH Select channels for the Split Screen by PIP CH pressing VCR CH CH10 CH10 Changing the channels for the Main Picture Select channels for the Main Picture by pressing or use the remote control numeric keypad.
  • Page 46: Aspect Controls

    ASPECT Controls The color monitor will allow you to enjoy viewing the picture at its maximum size, including wide screen cinema format picture. POWER RECALL MENU Mode 4 : 3 ZOOM FULL JUST ASPECT ASPECT button The aspect mode changes each time the ASPECT button is pressed. 4 : 3 Notes: (1) For a 480p signal input during component input signal mode, the...
  • Page 47: Operating Peripheral Equipment Using The Remote Control

    The mode key will illuminate steadily, all others will go out. Enter the 3-digit component code using the Remote Control numeric keypad. Press the Remote Control POWER the component will turn on. Operates TV (Panasonic Only) DTV (Panasonic Only) CABLE (Preset) DBS (Preset) VCR (Preset) DVD and CD (Preset)
  • Page 48: Programming Without A Code

    Operating peripheral equipment using the remote control Programming Without A Code This procedure searches all codes and is called the “sequence method.” POWER RECALL MENU EXIT PAGE GUIDE R-TUNE PROG PIP MIN PIP MAX PLAY PAUSE STOP FREEZE PIP CH SEARCH TV/VCR VCR CH...
  • Page 49: Infrared Codes Index

    Compact Disc Player Laser Disc Player Other Component Other Component Brand Code Orion 320, 326 Panasonic 321, 322, 323, 324 J.C.Penney 300, 305, 310, 311, 324, 339, 345 Pentax 300, 311, 345 Philco 320, 323, 324, 326, 331, 343 Philips...
  • Page 50 Operating peripheral equipment using the remote control Codes for Personal Video Recorders Brand Panasonic Replay 100 Philips Tivo Sony Tivo Codes for DVD Brand Denon Ferguson Mitsubishi Nordmende Panasonic Philips Pioneer Codes for CD Brand Admiral Aiwa Carver Denon Emerson...
  • Page 51 112, 118, 140, 141, 142, 145 Hitachi 103, 124 Macom 103, 104, 105 Magnavox Memorex Movietime 105, 132 102, 137, 139 Panasonic 109, 110, 114 Philips 106, 107, 128, 129, 130 Pioneer 101, 116 Pulsar 105, 132 Codes for DBS Brand...
  • Page 52: Mode Operational Key Chart

    Operating peripheral equipment using the remote control Mode Operational Key Chart This chart defines which keys that are operational after programming (if needed), while in the selected remote control mode TV, DTV, CABLE, DBS, VCR, DVD ...etc. KEY NAME TV MODE POWER POWER SAP ON/OFF...
  • Page 53 Operating peripheral equipment using the remote control KEY NAME VCR MODE POWER POWER MUTE TV MUTE ASPECT TV/VIDEO TV INPUT SW LIGHT REMOTE BUTTONS REMOTE BUTTONS REMOTE BUTTONS REMOTE BUTTONS REMOTE BUTTONS REMOTE BUTTONS VCR CHAN UP/DOWN TV ACTION TV VOLUME +/- MENU ONSCREEN VCR RECALL...
  • Page 54: Manual De Instrucciones [Resumeu]

    Manual de instrucciones Instalación de las pilas en el control remoto Se necesitan dos pilas AA. 1. Ponga el control remoto con el lado de los botones hacia abajo. Retire la cubierta presionando hacia abajo sobre la marca y deslizándola en el sentido indicado.
  • Page 55: Conexión/Desconexión De La Alimentación

    Conexión/desconexión de la alimentación Conexión del enchufe a un tomacorriente Cómo conectar la alimentación Sensor del control remoto POWER RECALL MENU Selección del idioma del menú En el menú SET UP, seleccione IDIOMA/LANGUE para cambiar el idioma del menú a ENGLISH (inglés), ESPAÑOL o FRANCAIS (francés).
  • Page 56: Vhf, Uhf Y Catv

    Nota: El número de la clave del control remoto está fijado para los productos Panasonic. Cuando los equipos periféricos no funcionen, reponga la clave (consulte las páginas 49-50). Seleccione el nivel del volumen deseado utilizando el sintonizador de TV por cable.
  • Page 57: Operaciones Básicas Con Menús

    Operaciones básicas con menús Presione para visualizar la pantalla de menú. Presione para seleccionar el icono de menú deseado. Presione para entrar en campo del menú secundario. Presione para seleccionar la función de menú secundario deseada. Presione para seleccionar o ajustar. [para OTROS AJ.] Presione para seleccionar OTROS AJ.
  • Page 58 Operaciones básicas con menús IMAGEN MODO COLOR TINTE BRILLO CONTRASTE NITIDEZ PICTURE NORMAL OTROS AJ. : SALIR : SUBMENU AUDIO MODO ESTEREO SPA MONO BAJOS ALTOS BALANCE NORMAL AUDIO OTROS AJ. PRESIONE ACTION PARA MENU CANALES BUSQUEDA FAVORITOS ELIJA CANAL CANALES FAVORITOS OTROS AJ.
  • Page 59: Preparación

    PREPARACIÓN Selección de MODO Para seleccionar CABLE o TV. Pulse para seleccionar MODO. Pulse para seleccionar CABLE o TV. PROGRAMA AUTOMÁTICO Para programar automáticamente todos los canales con una señal. Pulse para seleccionar PROGRAMA AUTO. Pulse para iniciar PROGRAMA AUTO. PROGRAMA MANUAL Para agregar o eliminar canales manualmente.
  • Page 60: Ubicación De Los Controles

    Ubicación de los controles Control remoto iluminado Botón de la alimentación Púlselo para encender o apagar el televisor (consulte la página 13). Nota: El cable de la alimentación del televisor deberá enchufarse primero al tomacorriente, y el televisor encenderse luego con el interruptor POWER (modo de espera).
  • Page 61 Botón TV/VIDEO El modo de entrada cambia cada vez que se presiona este botón. VIDEO 4 Botón SAP Selecciona el modo de audio (consulte la pagina 27). ESTEREO Enciende los botones del control POWER remoto. El botón seleccionado parpadea cuando está encendido. RECALL MENU EXIT...
  • Page 62: Troubleshooting Chart

    Troubleshooting Chart Before calling for service, determine the symptoms and follow suggested solutions. Symptoms Symptoms VIDEO VIDEO Snowy Video Multiple Image Interference Normal Video No Video with Snow No Video / No PIP No Color Normal Video Black Box on Screen Normal Video Intermittent Remote Control Operation...
  • Page 63: Specifications

    Specifications Power Source AC 120 V, 60 Hz Average use : 165 W (Maximum Current 3.7 A) Power Consumption Stand-by condition : 0.2 W 34-inch, 16 : 9 aspect ratio 29.33 ” (745.0 mm) (W) × 16.50 ” (419.0 mm) (H) × 33.65 ” (854.7 mm) (diagonal) Screen Size Dimensions 35.31 ”...
  • Page 64 Warranty Service purposes. Model Number Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Serial Number Panasonic Sales Company, Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico Inc.

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