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Sanyo AVL3211 Instruction Manual

Sanyo 32" * lcd high-definition colour tv and computer monitor
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32" * LCD High-definition Colour TV
and Computer Monitor
* Diagonal measure
For best TV picture quality and channel selection connect to a digital
cable or satellite receiver
Help Line: 1-800-263-2244
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (Eastern)
Ver. 1.0



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  • Page 1 AVL3211 INSTRUCTION MANUAL 32” * LCD High-definition Colour TV and Computer Monitor * Diagonal measure For best TV picture quality and channel selection connect to a digital cable or satellite receiver Help Line: 1-800-263-2244 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (Eastern) 604.L32HUK19-01...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Important Information ...1 Important Safety Precautions ...2 Preparations ...5 Identification of Controls...7 Connections...10 Basic Operations ...15 Memorizing the Channels...17 Setting Picture ...18 Setting Sound ...19 Setting Timer and System ...20 Viewing Closed Captions...22 Setting Parental Control ...23 Adjusting On-Screen Display ...27 Adjustment in PC (VGA)/YPBPR Mode ...28 Troubleshooting...29 Care and Maintenance...
  • Page 3: Important Information

    WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION-To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Precautions

    Important Safety Precautions Electrical energy can perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled. This product has been engineered and manufactured with the highest priority on safety. But IMPROPER USE CAN RESULT IN POTENTIAL ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD.
  • Page 5 Important Safety Precautions (continued) 12. Stand---Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. Do not place the product on an unstable trolley, stand, tripod or table. Placing the product on an unstable base can cause the product to fall, resulting in serious personal injuries as well as damage to the product.
  • Page 6 Important Safety Precautions (continued) 22. Power source---This product is intended to be supplied by a listed power supply indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product dealer or local power company. For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the cable system.
  • Page 7: Preparations

    Using the Remote Control Use the remote control by pointing it towards the remote sensor window of the set. Objects between < the remote control and sensor window may prevent proper operation. Note: This illustration is for reference only. The remote sensor may be in different locations on different models.
  • Page 8: Antenna Connection

    Antenna Connection CABLE TV (CATV) CONNECTION A 75-ohm coaxial cable connector is built into the set for easy hookup. When connecting the 75- ohm coaxial cable to the set, screw the 75- ohm cable to the ANT. Terminal. Some cable TV companies offer “premium pay channels”. Since the signals of these premium pay channels are scrambled, a cable TV converter/descrambler is generally provided to the subscriber by the cable TV company.
  • Page 9: Identification Of Controls

    Main unit (front view) Main Unit (front view) Power Button Power Indicator Remote Sensor POWER Press this button to turn the unit ON from STANDBY mode. Press it again to turn the set back to STANDBY. SOURCE To access signal source select menu MENU Press this button to access the Menu main page.
  • Page 10 Identification of Controls (continued) Main Unit (rear view) HDMI interface 1/2/3 VGA input/Audio in Connect to the VGA /audio output sockets on your PC. COM port For service only. The user cannot operate the unit through the COM port. Component input Connect to the component and audio output sockets of a DVD player or Set-Top Box.
  • Page 11 Identification of Controls Remote Control (continued) 1. POWER Turn the unit on or off 2. SOURCE To access source select menu 3. ADJUST To rectify the picture automatically in PC mode 4. MUTE To temporarily mute the sound 5. CH+/-(5 ),VOL+/-(3 ) , MENU CH+/-(5...
  • Page 12: Connections

    Cautions before connecting Cautions before connecting Carefully check the terminals for position and type before making any connections. The illustration of the external equipment may be different depending on your model. Loose connectors can result in image or colour problems. Make sure that all connectors are securely inserted into their terminals. Refer to the operating manual of the external device as well.
  • Page 13 Connect a Camcorder How to connect: Connect the Audio/Video cables between the Audio (L/R)/Video jacks on the unit and camcorder. To playback Camcorder 1. Turn on your TV , press SOURCE button on the remote control. repeatedly to select AV2, and press or 2.
  • Page 14 Connect a DVD player or Set-Top Box How to connect a DVD Player using Component Video Connections: Connect the Video cable between the Y, Cb/Pb, Cr/Pr input jacks on the unit and Y, Pb, Pr output jacks on the DVD player. Connect the Audio cable between the AUDIO input jack on the unit and AUDIO output jacks on the DVD player.
  • Page 15 Connect a HDMI device How to connect: Connect the HDMI cable between the HDMI input jack on the unit and HDMI output jack on the device. Note: If the external device has DVI output only, use a DVI to HDMI adapter cable to connect to the HDMI jack. Connect the audio cable to the VGA AUDIO IN jack on the TV rear.
  • Page 16 Connect a VCR (for recording) or external amplifier Audio cable To Audio inputs External Amplifier How to connect: Connect the Audio/Video cables between the Audio (L/R)/Video jacks on the unit and VCR. Connect the Audio cables between the Audio (L/R) jacks on the unit and external amplifier. To record program 1.
  • Page 17: Basic Operations

    Turning the Unit On and Off Turning On Insert the power cord into the wall outlet. Press the Power button on the remote control, the unit will be turned on and you will be ready to use its features. Turning Off With the power on, press the Power button on the remote control to turn off the unit.
  • Page 18: Changing Channels

    Changing Channels Using the Channel Buttons (CH+ or CH-) Press the CH+ or CH- to change channels. When you press the CH+ or CH-, the unit changes channels in sequence. You will see all the channels that the unit has memorized. You will not see channels that were skipped.
  • Page 19: Memorizing The Channels

    Your TV can memorize and store all of the available channels. After the available channels are memorized, use CH+/- to scan through the channels. Selecting the TV Source Before you start AUTO SCAN, it is necessary to specify the type of signal source that is connect to the unit.(i.e., an antenna or cable system).
  • Page 20: Setting Picture

    Customizing the Picture Press MENU to display the PICTURE Within the menu, use 5 or 4 Press MENU button repeatedly to exit. Notes: The PICTURE MENU is shown as an example. The menu options may be different when the unit works in different mode. Option Contrast Adjusts image contrast.
  • Page 21: Setting Sound

    Adjusting the Volume Using the volume buttons (VOL+ and VOL-) Press the VOL + or VOL- to increase or decrease the volume. Using the MUTE button At any time, you can temporarily cut off the sound using the MUTE button. Press the MUTE button and the sound cuts off.
  • Page 22: Setting Timer And System

    Setting Clock Time Making use of this function can set the current time for the TV. Press MENU to display the menu main page. Press repeatedly to select Then the [ CLOCK ] item will be highlighted automatically. Use 0-9 number buttons to input the current time. Press MENU button repeatedly to exit.
  • Page 23: Setting Sleep Timer

    Setting Timer and System Setting Sleep Timer Making use of this function allows you to have the set automatically turn off after a preset time. Press MENU to display the menu main page. Press repeatedly to select Press repeatedly select to select the amount of time;...
  • Page 24: Viewing Closed Captions

    This TV has the capability to decode and display Closed Captioned television programs. Closed Caption will display text on the screen for hearing impaired viewers or it will translate and display text in another language. Note: The caption feature only works in TV, AV1,AV2 and SVIDEO modes. Not all the programs and videos will offer closed captioning.
  • Page 25: Setting Parental Control

    Parental Control This function allows TV programs to be restricted and TV usage to be controlled based on FCC data. It prevents children from watching violent or sexual scenes that may be harmful. Restriction of TV programs includes two ratings that contain information about the program: the MPAA rating and the TV Parental Guidelines.
  • Page 26 [2] TV Rating Rating TV-Y (All children) TV-Y7 (Direct to Older Children) TV-G (General Audience) based TV-PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) TV-14 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) TV-MA (Mature Audience Only) Content Rating can be set but this Rating is not normally broadcast by TV Station. Content Rating can be set.
  • Page 27: Password Setup

    Setting Parental Control The Parental Control function enables parents to prevent their children from watching inappropriate programs on TV. To use Parental Control function, you first need to set your password. Password Setup Press MENU to display the menu main page. Press repeatedly to select select PARENT CONTROL item, and then...
  • Page 28 Setting Parental Control Canadian English Rating Setup Input password to navigate to PARENT CONTROL sub-menu, press or to highlight the ENGLISH-RATING item. Use3 to select a desired rating that you would like to set. CANADIAN ENGLISH RATING CHART Exempt - Exempt programming includes: news, sports, documentaries and other information programming, talk shows, music videos, and variety programming.
  • Page 29: Adjusting On-Screen Display

    Adjusting OSD Position Press MENU to display the menu main page. Press repeatedly to select or 6 Press repeatedly to select Press 3 or 4 to adjust the OSD position. Adjusting OSD Halftone Press MENU to display the menu main page. or 4 Press repeatedly to select...
  • Page 30: Adjustment In Pc (Vga)/Ypbpr Mode

    Adjusting the Picture Press MENU to display the Within the menu, use 5 Press MENU button repeatedly to exit. Option Selects picture mode. Picture Mode Adjusts image contrast. Contrast Brightness Selects one of three automatic color adjustments. e eS e 0 e Color Mode (Color Temperature) Scale...
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    Before calling for repair service, check the following items for possible remedies to an encountered symptom. Symptoms No power No picture Good picture but no sound Good sound but poor color Poor picture Horizontal dotted line Remote operation fails. Snowy picture and noise No stable or not synchronized VGA picture No output from one...
  • Page 32: Care And Maintenance

    Care and Maintenance LCD Display panel information Important Information Regarding Use of Video Games, Computers, Captions or Other Fixed Image Displays. The extended use of fixed image program material can cause a permanent "shadow image" on the LCD panel. This background image is viewable on normal programs in the form of a stationary fixed image. This type of irreversible LCD panel deterioration can be limited by observing the following steps: A.
  • Page 33 Specifications...
  • Page 34 SANYO COMFORT WARRANTY WARRANTY APPLICATION New, unused Sanyo Color Television products purchased in Canada through a Sanyo authorized dealer are warranted against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for ONE YEAR for parts and labor, from the date of purchase by the original retail purchaser for non-commercial use. This warranty only applies in favor of the original retail purchaser of the warranted product.