2. TV Connections
Inputs and Outputs, continued
1. ANT (Antenna)
Connect your main antenna or direct cable service (no
cable box) to ANT. The ANT input can receive digital
and analog over-the-air channels from a VHF/UHF
antenna or non-scrambled digital/analog cable source.
2. HDMI™ Inputs (High-Definition
The HDMI inputs support uncompressed standard and
high-definition digital video formats and PCM digital
Mitsubishi recommends you use category 2 HDMI
cables, also called high-speed HDMI cables, to connect
HDMI 1.3 source devices. High-speed category 2 cables
bring you the full benefits of Deep Color and x.v.Color.
These HDMI inputs can also accept digital DVI video
signals. To connect a device's DVI output to the TV's
HDMI input, use an HDMI-to-DVI adapter or cable plus
analog audio cables. Connect the analog audio cables to
the DVI/PC INPUT AUDIO jacks on the TV to receive left
and right stereo audio from your DVI device.
Use the HDMI inputs to connect to CEA-861 HDMI com-
pliant devices such as a high-definition receiver or DVD
player. These inputs support 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i,
and 1080p video formats.
The TV's HDMI inputs are compatible with many DVI-D
and HDMI computer video signals.
These inputs are HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Copy
HDMI Cable Categories
HDMI cables are available as Category 1 and Cat-
egory 2 types.
Category 2 Cables
HDMI cables). Newer, HDMI 1.3-compliant DVD
players, video games, and set-top boxes require
Category 2 cables, suitable for clock frequen-
cies up to 340 MHz or data rates of up to 10.2
gigabits per second. Use category 2 cables for
high-speed 1080p HD signals carrying extended
color encodings (i.e., 30 or more bits, also called
Deep Color). Category 2 cables are also suitable
for standard HDTV signals.
Category 1 Cables
cables). Category 1 cables may be unmarked.
They are suitable for standard HDTV 720p,
1080i, and 1080p signals with 8-bit color depth.
Use category 1 cables for clock frequencies up
to 74.25 MHz or data rates of up to 2.23 gigabits
(also called high-speed
(also called standard HDMI
3. Y Pb Pr (Component Video)
Connect devices with component video outputs to this
jack. Use the adjacent AUDIO R and L jacks if you wish
to send audio to the TV.
4. VIDEO (Composite Video)
Connect a VCR, DVD player, standard satellite receiver,
or other A/V device to the TV. Use the adjacent AUDIO
R and L inputs if you wish to send audio to the TV.
5. 3D GLASSES EMITTER
Use this jack for the special IR emitter supplied with 3D
glasses. The emitter will send a signal that synchronizes
your 3D glasses with the screen display. See page 25
6. DVI/PC INPUT AUDIO
When connecting a DVI device to one of the TV's HDMI
inputs, use these jacks for left and right analog audio.
7. AVR AUDIO OUTPUT
Use AVR AUDIO OUTPUT to send analog audio of the
current program to an analog A/V surround sound
receiver or stereo system. Digital audio from digital
channels and HDMI devices is converted to analog
audio by the TV for output on this jack. This is the only
audio connection needed to the TV if using an analog
A/V receiver or stereo system.
Headphones. These jacks can also be used for head-
phones that accept standard line level audio signals.
An adapter may be required.
8. DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUT
This output sends Dolby Digital or PCM digital audio
to your digital A/V surround sound receiver. Incoming
analog audio is converted by the TV to PCM digital audio.
If you have a digital A/V receiver, in most cases this is the
only audio connection needed between the TV and your
9. IR–NetCommand Output
837 Series. Connect IR emitters to this jack to send
control signals to external IR remote-controlled devices.
837 Series. Use the RS-232C interface to receive
control signals from compatible home-theater control
devices. See www.mitsubishi-tv.com for a list of
control signals for this interface.
11. USB (837 Series)
The TV can read JPEG photo files and mp3 music files
from a USB device connected to the USB port.