Using the Caption (Closed
Using the menu
You can use the Caption (Closed Caption) menu to turn
captioning on or off, and to select options. You can
also turn captioning on or off by using the CC button
on the remote control.
Your TV is equipped with an internal closed caption
decoder that enables you to view conversations,
narration, and sound effects as subtitles on your TV.
Closed captions are available on some TV programs,
and on some VHS home video tapes, at the election of
the program provider.
Digital Closed Caption is a caption service available
only on digital TV programs (also at the election of the
program provider). It is a more flexible system than the
original closed caption system, because it allows a
variety of font sizes and styles in the captions.
FG (Foreground) Color
BG (Background) Color
Not all programs and VHS videotapes offer closed
captioning. Look for the symbol to make sure that
If the signal source equipment is connected
to the TV at an HDMI or a component video
connection, closed caption information may
not always be available, because the
source equipment may not pass the
information to the TV across these
In the closed caption system, more than one caption
service can be provided. Each is identified by its own
number. The CC1 through CC4 services display
subtitles of TV programs superimposed over the
The Text1 through Text4 services display text that is
unrelated to the program being viewed such as
weather or news. These services are also
superimposed over the program currently being
Depending on the number of caption services in
the signal being received, you will see information
such as 1/2 or 1/4 displayed. 1/2 means "the
first of two services."
Example: If a program has three services (Digital
CC(ENG), CC1, and Text1), the closed caption
display toggles in sequence.
The CC button stores in memory a record of the
last service selected. If the last closed caption
mode that you selected is not available for the
next program, or on another channel, the closed
caption service that is available is automatically
selected, and this service appears in parentheses.
Closed caption services that appear in
parentheses are not retained in the CC button
memory as your last selected service. Only
services that you have selected with the CC button
Changing the TV Settings