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Locking Programs - Samsung LN32D4003 User Manual

Series 4 403, 4003, 5003.
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Basic Features

locking Programs

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MEnUm → Setup → V-Chip → EnTERE
V-Chip
The V-Chip feature automatically locks out programs that are
deemed inappropriate for children. The user must enter a
PIN (personal identification number) before any of the V-Chip
restrictions are set up or changed.
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V-Chip is not available in hDMI or Component
mode.
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The default PIN number of a new TV set is "0-0-0-0".
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Allow all: Press to unlock all TV ratings.
x
Block all: Press to lock all TV ratings.
■ V-Chip lock (Off / On): You can block rated TV
Programs.
■ TV Parental guidelines: You can block TV programs
depending on their rating. This function allows you to
control what your children are watching.
TV-Y: Young children / TV-Y7: Children 7 and over /
TV-g: General audience / TV-Pg: Parental guidance /
TV-14: Viewers 14 and over / TV-MA: Mature audience
All: Lock all TV ratings. / FV: Fantasy violence /
V: Violence / S: Sexual situation / l: Adult Language /
D: Sexually Suggestive Dialog
The V-Chip will automatically block certain
categories dealing with more sensitive material.
For example, if you block the TV-Y category,
then TV-Y7 will automatically be blocked.
Similarly, if you block the TV-g category, then
all the categories in the young adult group will
be blocked (TV-g, TV-Pg, TV-14 and TV-MA).
The sub-ratings (D, l, S, V) work similarly. So,
if you block the l sub-rating in TV-Pg, then
the l sub-ratings in TV-14 and TV-MA will
automatically be blocked.
■ MPAA Rating: You can block movies depending on
their MPAA rating. The Motion Picture Association of
America(MPAA) has implemented a rating system that
provides parents or guardians with advanced information
on which films are appropriate for children.
g: General audience (no restrictions). / Pg: Parental
guidance suggested. / Pg-13: Parents strongly
cautioned. / R: Restricted. Children under 17 should be
accompanied by an adult. / nC-17: No children under
age 17. / X: Adults only. / nR: Not rated.
The V-Chip will automatically block any
category that deals with more sensitive material.
For example, if you block the Pg-13 category,
then R, nC-17 and X will automatically be
blocked.
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English
■ Canadian English: You can block TV programs
depending on their Anglophone Canadian.
C: Programming intended for children under age 8. /
C8+: Programming generally considered acceptable for
children 8 years and over to watch on their own. /
g: General programming, suitable for all audiences. /
Pg: Parental Guidance. / 14+: Programming contains
themes or content which may not be suitable for viewers
under the age of 14. / 18+: Adult programming.
The V-Chip will automatically block any
category that deals with more sensitive material.
For example, if you block the G category, then
Pg, 14+ and 18+ will automatically be blocked.
■ Canadian French: You can block TV programs
depending on their French Canadian rating.
g: General / 8 ans+: Programming generally considered
acceptable for children 8 years and over to watch on
their own. / 13 ans+: Programming may not be suitable
for children under the age of 13. /
16 ans+: Programming is not suitable for children under
the age of 16. / 18 ans+: Programming restricted to
adults.
The V-Chip will automatically block any category
that deals with more sensitive material. For
example, if you block the 8 ans+ category, then
13 ans+, 16 ans+ and 18 ans+ will automatically
be blocked also.
■ Downloadable U.S. Rating: Parental restriction
information can be used while watching DTV channels.
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If information is not downloaded from the
broadcasting station, the Downloadable U.S.
Rating menu is deactivated.
x
Parental restriction information is automatically
downloaded while watching DTV channels. It
may take several seconds.
x
The Downloadable U.S. Rating menu
is available for use after information is
downloaded from the broadcasting station.
However, depending on the information from
the broadcasting station, it may not be available
for use.
x
Parental restriction levels differ depending on
the broadcasting station. The default menu
name and Downloadable U.S. Rating change
depending on the downloaded information.
x
Even if you set the on-screen display to another
language, the Downloadable U.S. Rating
menu will appear in English only.
x
The rating will automatically block certain
categories that deal with more sensitive
material.
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The rating titles (For example: Humor Level..etc)
and TV ratings (For example: DH, MH, H..etc)
may differ depending on the broadcasting
station.

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