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RCA 20F420T User Manual

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Changing Entertainment. Again.
Find Inside:
Connecting
..............
Remote Control
• Favorite Channel
Sleep Timer
................... page 22
Troubleshooting
User's Guide
page 4
......... page 9
...... page 14
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page 31
www.rca.com/television

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  • Page 1

    Changing Entertainment. Again. Find Inside: Connecting • Remote Control • ... page 9 • Favorite Channel ... page 14 Sleep Timer • ... page 22 Troubleshooting • User’s Guide page 4 page 31 www.rca.com/television...

  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Product Registration Please fill out the product registration card (packed separately) and return it immediately. For US customers: Your RCA Consumer Electronics product may also be registered at www.rca.com/television. Registering this product allows us to contact you if needed.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged; Note to the Cable TV system installer: This reminder is provided to call the Cable TV system installer’s attention to Article 80-40 of the NEC (Section 54 of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1) that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Language ........10 TV/Cable TV (CATV) ......11 Auto Search (Setting TV Channels) .

  • Page 5: Basic Cable Tv Connection

    The Cable TV signal into your home may be a single cable (75 ohm ) or may include a Cable Box. In either case, the connection to the TV is easy. If your Cable TV signal comes directly via a 75 ohm coaxial cable, using the following steps: Connect the Cable TV signal to the 75 ohm ANTENNA INPUT jack on the rear of the TV.

  • Page 6: Basic Antenna Connection

    75 OHM ANTENNA INPUT jack on the rear of the TV. If your antenna has a round cable (75 ohm) on the end, then you are ready to connect it to the TV. Go to the next step.

  • Page 7: Basic Tv To Vcr Connection

    The basic component (VCR, DVD player etc.) to TV connection is described below. For other hookups, refer to your component’s instruction manual. Connect a yellow video cable to the VIDEO jack on the front of the TV and to the VIDEO OUT jack on your VCR (or other component).

  • Page 8: Description Of Buttons On The Tv

    Description of Buttons on the TV Front View These buttons operate many of the TV’s features. Your button layout may differ slightly. 1. MENU BUTTON Press to display main menu. 2. VOLUME +/- BUTTONS Press to increase/decrease the volume. 3. CHANNEL +/- BUTTONS Selects channel numbers.

  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Reattach the battery compartment lid. Effectively Using the Remote Control Point the remote control toward the remote sensor on the front of the TV when operating the TV with the remote control. Note: If you need to replace your remote, call 1-800-8-076.

  • Page 10

    Within the on-screen menu, press to select some special function, such as Favorite list, etc. ON-OFF Press to turn the TV on or off. You also can turn on the TV by pressing the CHANNEL +/- buttons on the front of the TV.

  • Page 11: Language

    You can set the TV’s on-screen menu to English, French or Spanish. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Language is highlighted. Press VOL+ or VOL- to select English, Francais (French), or Espanol (Spanish).

  • Page 12: Tv/cable Tv (catv)

    It is important for the TV to know what type of signal-Cable TV (CATV) or a normal antenna you are using. Choose your signal (Antenna or Cable): Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Setup.

  • Page 13: Auto Search (setting Tv Channels)

    Auto Search (Setting TV Channels) You can set your TV to receive local TV channels (from an antenna) or Cable TV channels (when you have Cable TV service). Then, use Auto Search to set up channels that are available for you. This makes it easy for you to select only the available TV stations when you press CH+ or CH-.

  • Page 14: Manual Channel Tuning

    Note: The Sound menu is only available on some models. Helpful Hints You cannot select the Setup menu if the TV is set to a video input channel (FRNT). Press INPUT repeatedly to get to regular TV programming. Manual Channel Tuning...

  • Page 15: Favorite Channel Setting

    Note: The Sound menu is only available on some models. Helpful Hints You cannot select the Setup menu if the TV is set to a video input channel (FRNT). Press INPUT repeatedly to get to regular TV programming. Favorite Channel Setting...

  • Page 16: Adding Or Erasing Channels

    Note: The Sound menu is only available on some models. Helpful Hints You cannot select the Setup menu if the TV is set to a video input channel (FRNT). Press INPUT repeatedly to get to regular TV programming. Adding or Erasing Channels...

  • Page 17: Picture Adjustments

    To adjust your TV picture, select a channel and follow the steps below: Press MENU to see the main menu. Picture is highlighted. Press OK to enter the Picture submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight your choice: Color, Brightness, Contrast, Sharpness, Tint, Blue Back (background), or C.Warmth (color temperature.)

  • Page 18: Preset Picture Mode

    Most picture settings are preset at the factory to automatically adjust the TV’s Brightness, Color, Contrast and Sharpness. Press PRESETS on the remote control. The current preset picture setting will appear on the screen.

  • Page 19: Clock

    Clock Main Menu Picture Sound Preferences Time Setup Main Menu Picture Sound Preferences Time Setup Time Off Time AM12:00 On Time AM12:00 Channel TV/CATV CATV Clock AM10:00 Time Off Time AM12:00 On Time AM12:00 Channel TV/CATV CATV Clock AM10:00...

  • Page 20: On-timer

    To turn on the TV to a specific channel at a specific time, use the On-Timer. Before you begin, set the clock correctly. Details are on page 18. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Time.

  • Page 21: Off-timer

    To turn off the TV at a specific time every day, use the Off-Timer. Before you begin, you must set the clock correctly. Details are on page 18. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Time.

  • Page 22: Closed Caption

    Closed captioning (CC) lets you read the voice content of TV programs on the TV screen. Designed to help the hearing impaired, on-screen text boxes will show dialog, conversation, and activity during TV programming. Press MENU to see the main menu.

  • Page 23: Sleep Timer

    The Sleep Timer turns off the TV within an amount of time you specify (10-10 minutes from the current time). Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer from 10 to 10 minutes in 10-minute decrements. After setting the sleep timer, press SLEEP once to display the remaining time.

  • Page 24: Parental Lock

    ON and MASTER ENABLE is ON. After you set your password, you can block up to six ratings in TV Ratings or Movie Ratings. These ratings are set by the Motion Picture Association of America and TV broadcasters.

  • Page 25

    6-8 directly. (You can press the number buttons to enter a four-digit code. The code “0000” is the default password of the TV. If you have not set up a code previously, then “0000” is the code). Resetting Your Password...

  • Page 26: Blocking Programming With Movie Ratings

    There are two types of ratings for Parental Lock. One is based on movie industry ratings. The other is based on TV industry ratings. Both can be used to censor programming. Let first look at the MPAA Rating options of Parental Lock.

  • Page 27: Blocking Programming With Tv Ratings

    Blocking Programming with TV Ratings Some program ratings are based on TV industry ratings as described below. Press MENU to see the main menu. Press CH+ or CH- to highlight Preferences. Press OK to enter the Preferences submenu. Press CH+ or CH- repeatedly to highlight Par.

  • Page 28: Parental Lock Blocking Options

    When OFF, all blocking is disabled. BLOCK UNRATED: All unrated programs (based on Movie Ratings or TV Ratings) will be blocked if this feature is ON and MASTER ENABLE is ON. BLOCK NO RATING: All programming...

  • Page 29: Child Lock

    You can still use the POWER button on the front of the TV, but only to turn off the TV (not on). Set FPA Lock to Off to cancel this feature so you can use the buttons on the front of the TV again.

  • Page 30: Notebook

    After finishing message inputting and editing, if you want to display the message when the TV is turned on, proceed with these steps: Press CH+/CH- and VOL+/VOL- to select...

  • Page 31: Calendar

    Calendar enables you to look up the date easily. Press CALENDAR to display the calendar. Press VOL+ or VOL- to display a previous or future month, e.g. MAY. Press CH+ or CH- to to display a previous or future year, e.g. 004. Press MENU repeatedly to exit the menu or the menu will automatically disappear within a few seconds if no buttons are...

  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Channel may be blocked or not approved through Parental Controls. • If using a VCR, check to make sure the TV/VCR button on the VCR is in the correct mode (press the TV/VCR button on your VCR). no picture, no sound but TV is on •...

  • Page 33

    If you need to replace your remote, call 1-800-338-0376. A shipping and handling fee will be charged upon ordering, and the appropriate sales tax. Have your Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card ready. Your part number is RCR130TA1. What Else Can I Do? • If you’ve been through the Troubleshooting section and nothing has fixed your problem, try rebooting your TV. Note that after a reboot you may need to run your TV through the setup process again. To do a reboot, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet, power strip, etc. Keep your TV unplugged for about 5 minutes. Then plug the TV back in, turn on the TV, and see if the problem is fixed. If the problem remains, then please visit www.rca.com/television for updated FAQs or contact RCA Customer Support at the support number provided in your Warranty under How To Get Service. Troubleshooting...

  • Page 34: Care And Cleaning

    While cleaning do not spray liquid directly on the screen, or allow liquid to run down the screen and inside the TV. Also, never place drinks or vases with water on top of the TV. This could increase the risk of fire or shock hazard or damage to the TV.

  • Page 35

    How you get service: • For screen sizes of 26” and smaller: Take your RCA television to any Authorized RCA Television Service Center and pick up when repairs are complete. • For screen sizes larger than 26”: Contact the Service Center and arrange service. If your unit is located within the...

  • Page 36: Fcc Information

    TTE Technology, Inc. 101 West 103rd Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2006 T TE Technology, Inc. RCA and associated marks are trademarks of THOMSON S.A. used under license to TTE Corporation. Printed in China TOCOM 16680240...

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