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Important Information
HDTV Monitor
User's Guide
Changing Entertainment. Again.
Important Information
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    Important Information HDTV Monitor User’s Guide Changing Entertainment. Again. Important Information...

  • Page 2: Important Information

    Caution: Using video games or any external accessory with fixed images for extended periods of time can cause them to be permanently imprinted on the picture tube (or projection TV picture tubes). ALSO, some network/program logos, phone numbers, black borders (sides, top and bottom), etc. may cause similar damage.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    If an outside antenna is connected to the TV receiver, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built up static charges.

  • Page 4: Introduction

    Your TV is equipped with features that will add to your TV viewing experience. The following information summarizes a few of these features. Chapter 3 provides more information about the rest of the TV’s features and how to use them.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Cables Needed to Connect Components to Your TV ... 4 Choose Your Connection... 5 TV + HD Receiver + VCR + DVD Player ... 6 TV + Satellite Receiver + VCR ... 7 TV + DVD + VCR ... 8 TV+ A/V Receiver or Speakers ...

  • Page 6: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    Position Cables Properly to Avoid Audio Interference • Insert each cable firmly into the designated jack. • If you place components above the TV, route all cables down the side of the back of the TV instead of straight down the middle of the TV.

  • Page 7: Choose Your Connection

    Choose Your Connection There are several ways to connect your TV. Please use the following chart to determine which connection is best for you. Proceed to the appropriate page and connect your TV. Note: If you prefer, we can provide you with the name of an Authorized Service Representative who will visit your home for a fee to install your electronic entertainment system and to instruct you in its operation.

  • Page 8: Tv + Hd Receiver + Vcr + Dvd Player

    TV. If your HD Receiver has a DVI output, connect the HD Receiver to your TV using a DVI cable. Make sure to connect the left and right audio cables to the DVI L/MONO and R jacks on the TV.

  • Page 9: Tv + Satellite Receiver + Vcr

    Audio Output jacks on the VCR. C. Connect the video cable to the VID2 V (Video) jack on the back of the TV and to the Video Output jack on the VCR. 2. Make sure cable or antenna is connected to your VCR.

  • Page 10: Tv + Dvd + Vcr

    S-Video cable. If your DVD player does not have an S-Video jack, connect the player to the VID1 V (Video) jack on the back of the TV using a video cable. Important: If you use the VID1 S-VIDEO or V (Video) jack to connect your TV to the DVD player, you must connect the audio cables to the VID1 L/MONO and R jacks on the TV.

  • Page 11: Tv+ A/v Receiver Or Speakers

    2. Use speaker wire to connect the TV to external speakers. • The EXT/INT switch beside the jacks let you turn the TV’s internal speakers on or off. If you connect external speakers, slide the switch to EXT so the audio is sent to the external speakers only. Choosing INT sends the audio to the TV’s speakers only.

  • Page 12: Explanation Of Jacks

    AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUTS Lets you connect an amplifier or audio receiver for improved sound quality or an external video monitor. • FIXED AUDIO L/R Provides fixed-level audio output from the TV. This audio output is ideal for connecting to an A/V receiver when you want to control the volume through the A/V receiver.

  • Page 13: The Front Of Your Tv

    The TV has front inputs for convenience: one set of audio/video inputs, an S-Video and a headphone jack. Locate the jacks either on the front of the TV or on one of the sides. You can access the component you connected to the front of the TV by pressing the INPUT button on your remote until FRNT appears on the screen.

  • Page 14: Set The Menu Language

    Complete Auto Channel Search This part of the setup allows the TV to search for all channels viewable through your antenna or cable TV system. This is sometimes called auto programming. Press OK to begin auto channel search. When the channel search is complete, press OK to access the List & Labels screen.

  • Page 15: Chapter 2: Using The Remote Control

    CLEAR Removes any menu or display from the screen and returns you to normal viewing. DISC MENU No function available in TV mode. If operating an RCA, a GE or Proscan DVD player, for example, brings up the Disc menu.

  • Page 16: Using The Input Button

    Using the Remote Control VCR1 Puts the remote in VCR1 mode and, if Autotuning is enabled, will turn on the TV and tune to the correct input channel. VCR2 Puts the remote in VCR2 mode and, if Autotuning is enabled, will turn on the TV and tune to the correct input channel.

  • Page 17: How To Use The Remote After You've Programmed It

    For example, if you want the remote to control the TV, you would press the TV button to put the remote into TV mode before you could control the TV.

  • Page 18: Using The Remote Control

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  • Page 19: Chapter 3: Using The Tv's Features

    Lets you set up the channel the TV tunes to when you press the SAT•CABLE button on an RCA satellite receiver remote. (The RCA DTC100 HD receiver is considered a satellite device and can be set up for autotuning using this channel.) 5.

  • Page 20: Parental Controls And V-chip

    (CMP) when you press the corresponding button. DVI Component is connected to the DVI-HDCP jack on the back of the TV and you want the TV to tune to the DVI input channel when you press the corresponding button.

  • Page 21: V-chip Tv Rating

    3. Highlight and select V-Chip TV rating. 4. Once you get to the V-Chip TV rating limit screen, use the arrow buttons and OK on your remote to change the status of a TV program rating or content theme from View to Block.

  • Page 22: Blocking Specific Content Themes

    TV-14 adult language content, but not programs with TV-MA language content. Note: Only the content theme status corresponding to TV-14 (L) language changes to (V) View . Higher rated content themes, such as that for TV-MA language, do not change.

  • Page 23: V-chip Unrated Program Block

    Once you are in the Movie Ratings menu, follow the same steps described for blocking TV ratings. V-Chip Unrated Program Block This option lets you decide if programs that the V-Chip recognizes as “unrated” can be viewed. “Unrated” TV programs may include news, sports, political, religious, local and weather programs, emergency bulletins, public announcements, and programs without ratings.

  • Page 24: Chapter 4: Using The Tv's Menu System

    Second Audio Program (SAP) Plays the program’s audio in a second language, if one is available. The TV displays the word SAP when you tune to a program that is broadcast with SAP information. SAP audio is broadcast in mono. SAP is also used to broadcast a program’s audio with descriptions of the video for the visually impaired.

  • Page 25: Picture Menu

    Using the TV’s Menu System Picture Menu The Picture menu options apply to the video for the main TV and video input selections. Advanced picture settings Contrast expand Adjusts the contrast of the picture according to the light of the room.

  • Page 26: Time Menu

    Time Lets you enter the current time. If it is eight o’clock, for example, you must first enter the number zero, then number eight. Use the OK button to choose between AM and PM. Wake up timer Lets you set the TV to turn itself on. When you turn on Wake up timer, the following options appear: Wake up time Lets you set the time you want the TV to turn itself on.

  • Page 27: Using The Tv's Menu System

    Autotuning Displays a choice list that lets you set up the TV to automatically tune to the correct input channel when you press a component button (VCR1, DVD, VCR2, SAT•CABLE, etc.) on the remote.

  • Page 28: Chapter 5: Other Information

    If you’re watching your VCR and it’s connected with coaxial cable to the CABLE/ANTENNA jack, tune the TV to channel 3 or 4 (whichever channel is selected on the 3/4 switch on the back of your VCR). Also check to make sure the TV/VCR button on the VCR is in the correct mode (press the TV/VCR button on your VCR).

  • Page 29: Care And Cleaning

    The TV’s screen may be cleaned with a soft, lint-free cloth as well. Take care not to scratch or mar the screen. If necessary, you may use a cloth dampened with warm water. Never use strong cleaning agents, such as ammonia-based cleaners, or abrasive powder. These types of cleaners will damage the TV.

  • Page 30: Limited Warranty

    • Pay an Authorized Service Center for the new, or at our option, refurbished replacement parts and picture tube required to repair your unit. How you get service: • Call 1-877-RCA-HDTV and have your unit’s date of purchase and model number ready. • A representative will troubleshoot your problem over the phone.

  • Page 31: Accessories

    VCR or TV. The ends screw onto the connectors for a secure connection. VH81 (3-ft) VH82 (6-ft) Standard Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs. V H 8 3 S-Video Cable has multi-pin connectors on each end for connecting S-Video components V H 9 1 3 to your TV.

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    Visit the RCA website at www.rca.com Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product. Thomson Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2003 Thomson Inc.

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