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Changing Entertainment. Again.
Find Inside:
Introduction
Connections
Remote
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Features
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Menu
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Troubleshooting
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HD Monitor User's Guide
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  • Page 1 Changing Entertainment. Again. Find Inside: Introduction • Connections • Remote • Features • Menu • Troubleshooting • HD Monitor User’s Guide page 2 page 5 page 15 page 21 page 31 page 39 rca.com rca.com...
  • Page 2: Important Information

    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/productregistration. Registering this product allows us to contact you if needed. Product Information Keep your sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Hi-Pix Picture Enhancement System The Hi-Pix Picture Enhancement System incorporates two of RCA’s most advanced technologies: TruScan Digital Reality™ and the AVR Picture Projection System. The result is the ultimate in true-to-life picture performance that...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Introduction... 2 Key Features Overview ... 2 Hi-Pix Picture Enhancement System ... 2 TruScan Digital Reality... 2 AVR Picture Projection System... 2 DVI-HDTV Input ... 2 Chapter 1: Connections & Setup ... 5 Things to Consider Before You Connect ... 6 Cables Needed to Connect Devices to Your HD Monitor ...
  • Page 6 Parental Control Menu ... 36 Setup Menu ... 37 Chapter 5: Other Information ... 39 Troubleshooting ... 40 Care and Cleaning... 42 FCC Information ... 42 RCA HDTV Monitor Limited Warranty... 43 Accessory Information... 44 Index ... 45 ... 29...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Connections & Setup

    • Put Batteries in the Remote • How to Use the Remote Control to Complete the Initial Setup • Turn on the HD Monitor • Complete the Initial Setup • Explanation of Jacks rca.com Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 8: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all devices before you plug any of their power cords into the wall outlet. • Turn off the HD Monitor and/or device before you connect or disconnect any cables. •...
  • Page 9: Choose Your Connection

    For details about this service, call 1-888-206-3359. For additional assistance while using your RCA product, please visit www.rca.com. Best Connection: DVI Jacks...
  • Page 10: Best Connection: Dvi-hdtv Jacks

    Connections & Setup Best Connection: DVI-HDTV Jacks COMPONENT COMPONENT COMPOSITE INPUTS COMPOSITE INPUTS AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT S-VIDEO S-VIDEO VID1 VID1 FIXED AUDIO FIXED AUDIO VARIABLE VARIABLE DVI-HDTV VID2 VID2 AUDIO AUDIO FOR FACTORY FOR FACTORY USE ONLY USE ONLY SUBWOOFER SUBWOOFER L L L...
  • Page 11: Very Good Connections: S-video Jacks

    Very Good Connections: S-Video Jacks COMPOSITE INPUTS AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT S-VIDEO VID1 MONO VARIABLE VARIABLE DVI HDTV DVI-HDTV DVI-HDTV VID2 VID2 AUDIO AUDIO FOR FACTORY FOR FACTORY USE ONLY USE ONLY SUBWOOFER UBWOOFER MONO MONO HD Monitor (Back Panel) COMPOSITE INPUTS S-VIDEO MONO...
  • Page 12: Optional Connection: Hd Monitor + A/v Receiver

    Connections & Setup Optional Connection: HD Monitor + A/V Receiver COMPONENT COMPONENT COMPOSITE INPUTS COMPOSITE INPUTS S-VIDEO S-VIDEO VID1 VID1 DVI-HDTV DVI-HDTV DVI HDTV VID2 VID2 FOR FACTORY FOR FACTORY MONO MONO HD Monitor (Back Panel) AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT FIXED AUDIO VARIABLE AUDIO SUBWOOFER...
  • Page 13: Plug In The Hd Monitor

    (appears darker, brighter, or a different color). Turn on the HD Monitor Press TV on the remote, or press the Power button on the HD Monitor’s front panel. Note: Pressing the TV button turns on the HD Monitor and puts the remote into TV mode.
  • Page 14: Complete The Initial Setup

    OK. Welcome Screen The next screen welcomes you to your new RCA HD Monitor. Press OK to continue with the setup. Automatic Convergence Your HD Monitor’s picture tubes might have been disturbed during delivery or after you moved the HD Monitor, causing the color in your HD Monitor to be out of alignment.
  • Page 15: Back Panel Jacks

    Back Panel Jacks (in alphabetical order) This section describes the back panel jacks you can use for connections. There are several ways to connect devices to your HD Monitor. AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT Lets you connect an amplifier or audio receiver for improved AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT sound quality.
  • Page 16 Connections & Setup DVI-HDTV Input Lets you connect a device with a DVI output. • DVI-HDTV • • HDTV Input HDTV Input Lets you connect a device with a DVI output. Important: The DVI-HDTV input is not intended for use with a computer. DVI (Digital Visual Interface) Provides an uncompressed, digital video interface developed for high-bandwidth digital connection.
  • Page 17: Chapter 2: Using The Remote Control

    • Front Panel Buttons • Programming the Remote to Operate Other Components • How To Use the Remote After You’ve Programmed It • Using the INPUT Button • Remote Code List rca.com Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 18: The Buttons On The Remote Control

    AUX•HD Puts the remote in AUX/HD mode. As a default, this button controls some models of RCA HDTV Tuners. It can also be programmed to operate some brands of other remote-controllable devices. CC Displays a reduced Closed Captioning menu, allowing you to turn closed captioning on and off or change the closed captioning mode.
  • Page 19: Front Panel Buttons

    ON•OFF When in TV mode, turns the HD Monitor on and off. If in another device mode (DVD or AUX•HD) and programmed, will turn the device on and off. When pressed twice within two seconds, the ON•OFF button turns off most RCA devices.
  • Page 20: Programming The Remote To Operate Other Devices

    Programming the Remote to Operate Other Devices The universal remote can be programmed to operate most brands of remote controllable devices. The remote is already programmed to operate most RCA devices. Also, the AUX•HD button can be programmed to operate most brands of an additional remote-controllable device (such as a VCR, DVD player, satellite receiver or cable box).
  • Page 21: Using Direct Entry

    Use the INPUT button to scroll through the available inputs and view devices you have connected to the HD Monitor. 1. Press TV to place the remote in TV mode. Make sure the device you want to view is turned ON.
  • Page 22: Remote Codes

    Quarter Quarter... Quartz ... 2011 Quasar... Quasar Quasar... RCA ... RCA ... 2000, 2001, 2003, 2013, 2021, 2055, 2056, 2082, 2083, 2084, 2085, 2086, 2087, 2088, 2089, 2090, 2091, 2107, 2115, 2120, 2125, 2131, 2133 2062 Radioshack/Realistic ...2011, 2013, 2014, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2026, 2029, 2049, 2050, 2096, 2132 Radix ...
  • Page 23: Chapter 3: Using The Hd Monitor's Features

    Chapter 3: Using the HD Monitor's Features Chapter Overview: • Channel Banner • Autotuning • Parental Controls and V-Chip rca.com Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 24: Channel Banner

    Your remote's device buttons Channel Banner There are several indicators that might appear when you press the TV or INFO button on the remote. The list at the bottom of this page describes the items on the Channel Banner screen (left to right and top to bottom).
  • Page 25: How To Set Up The Autotuning Feature

    VID input channel (FRNT) when you press the corresponding device button. CMP1 (Component Video Input) Compatible component video source, such as a DVD player or digital TV converter box, is connected to the three COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT jacks (Y,P and you want the HD Monitor to tune to the component video input channel (CMP) when you press the corresponding device button.
  • Page 26: Parental Controls And V-chip

    US V-CHIP and US V-CHIP Monitor (referred to as V-Chip) which allows you to block TV programs and movies based on violence, sex, or other content you may believe children should not view. Once you block programs, you can unblock programs by entering a password.
  • Page 27: The V-chip Rating Screen

    Rating Mature Audience Only. Specifically designed to be viewed by adults and may be unsuitable for TV-MA children under 17. It contains one or more of the following content themes: crude indecent language (L), explicit sexual activity (S), or graphic violence (V).
  • Page 28: Blocking Age-based Ratings

    Sexually explicit dialogue Adult language Sexual situations Violence Fantasy Violence To change all V-Chip movie or TV ratings to View, press the 0 number button. Blocking Age-Based Ratings You can automatically block all program ratings above a specified age- based rating level.
  • Page 29: Viewing Specific Content Themes

    4. Press the OK button to change the status back to 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 30: Canadian French V-chip Rating System

    Using the HD Monitor’s Features Rating Adults. Programming is for adults only. This program contains sustained violence or extremely violent 18 ans + scenes. Viewers 16 and over. Programming is not suitable for those under age 16. This program contains 16 ans + frequent scenes of violence or intensely violent scenes.
  • Page 31: V-chip Movie Rating Limit

    Blocking Unrated/Exempt Programs The Unrated/Exempt Prog. 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 32: Lock/unlock Parental Controls

    Using the HD Monitor’s Features Lock/Unlock Parental Controls Selecting this option lets you lock and unlock parental controls settings using a password. If you do not lock parental controls, none of the settings for V-Chip, Channel Block, or Front Panel Block will take effect. If you forget your password, press the MENU button, then select Parental Control (the password entry screen appears).
  • Page 33: Chapter 4: Using The Hd Monitor's Menu System

    Chapter 4: Using the Menu System Chapter Overview: • Sound Menu • Picture Menu • Channel Guide Menu • Time Menu • Parental Control Menu • Setup Menu rca.com Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 34: Using The Menu System

    Stereo Splits the incoming stereo audio signal into left and right channels. Most TV programs and recorded materials have stereo audio. The word Stereo appears in the channel banner when you tune to a program that is broadcast in stereo.
  • Page 35 Go back Headphone volume Headphone bass Headphone treble Headphone sound Stereo... Go back Sound preset Music... Frequency range Treble (10kHz) Chapter 4 Using the Menu System Headphone settings Displays a choice list of available settings you can adjust: Volume, Bass and Bass and Bass Treble.
  • Page 36: Picture Menu

    Film mode (3:2 Pulldown) Automatically detects video sources that were originally recorded on film (like most movies) and subsequently converted to a different format (for TV broadcast, for example). Film mode processes the converted signal so that it looks as close as possible to the original.
  • Page 37 Go back Advanced picture settings Picture preset Sports... Black level Color Contrast Sharpness Color warmth Cool... Tint Tip: You can select a different picture preset (or set up a different personal preset) for each input. Chapter 4 Using the Menu System Black Level Adjusts the brightness of the picture.
  • Page 38: Channel Guide Menu

    Using the Menu System VID1 VID2 FRNT CMP1 Go back Sleep timer 00:15 Time 12:34 pm Wake up timer Wake up time 06:00 am Wake up duration 01:00 Channel number VID1 VCR Daily Channel Guide Menu The Channel Guide lets you view the entire list of inputs and labels. Press the GUIDE button to bring up the Channel Guide menu.
  • Page 39: Setup Menu

    Language English, Español or Français. Maximum TV volume Allows you to set how high volume turns up when Maximum TV volume Maximum TV volume Allows you to set how high volume turns up when you press the VOL+ button.
  • Page 40 Using the Menu System Go back Closed Caption Setting On always... Closed Caption Type CC1... Press < or > key to select the closed caption setting. Go back Channel VID1... In channel list Channel label VCR... Enter the channel / input using </> keys. Go back Preferences Closed caption...
  • Page 41: Chapter 5: Other Information

    Chapter 5: Other Information Chapter Overview: • Troubleshooting • Care and Cleaning • FCC Information • Limited Warranty • Accessory Information rca.com Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only.
  • Page 42: Other Information

    • If you're trying to watch something that's playing on a device connected to the HD Monitor (like a DVD or a VCR tape), press the TV button on the remote, then press INPUT until you get to the correct video input channel.
  • Page 43 Maybe the remote isn’t aimed directly at the device (HD Monitor or VCR) that you’re trying to operate. • Maybe remote is not in TV Mode. Press the TV button so remote will control HD Monitor. • Maybe batteries in remote are weak, dead, or installed incorrectly. Put new batteries in the remote. (Note, if you remove the batteries, you may have to reprogram the remote to operate other devices.)
  • Page 44: Care And Cleaning

    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, etc. may cause similar damage. This damage is not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 45: Rca Hdtv Monitor Limited Warranty

    • Please complete the online Product Registration on www.rca.com or complete and mail the Product Registration Card packed with your unit. It will make it easier to contact you should it ever be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 46: Accessory Information

    Gold-Tipped cable DT6DC (6-ft), price: $24.95 DT12DC (12-ft), price: $34.95 jacks to the HD Monitor. Standard Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs. VH83 (6-ft., mono), price: $5.95 VH84 (6-ft., stereo), price: $9.95 S-Video Cable has multi-pin connectors on each end for VH976 (6-ft.),...
  • Page 47: Index

    Contrast 35 Jacks 13, 23 Contrast expand 34 Curtain effect 37 Language 12, 37 Lists and labels 38 Chapter 5 Maximum TV volume 37 22, 38 Menu button 12, 17 channel guide 36 button 16, 23 language 12, 37 channel 23...
  • Page 48 TTE Technology, Inc. 10330 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2005 TTE Technology, Inc. RCA and associated marks are trademarks of THOMSON S.A. used under license to TTE Corporation. Printed in USA TOCOM 16554370...

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  • George Anthony Aug 12, 2015 12:38:
    RCA D52W23. This is used for troublesho​oting the flat screen TV. It shuts off after three minutes.
    The screen also show double pictures.