C h a p t e r O n e O U R List of Features Your TV was designed with the latest technology. This TV is a high-performance unit that includes the following special features: • Easy-to-use remote control •...
O U R Familiarizing Yourself with The TV Front Panel Buttons The buttons on the front panel control your TV’ s basic features, including the on-screen menu. To use the more advanced features, you must use the remote control. Œ MENU Press to see an on-screen menu of your TV's fea- tures.
O U R Side Panel Jacks You can use the Side panel jacks to connect an A/V component that is used only occa- sionally, such as a camcorder or video game. (For information on connecting equipment, see page 14.) Œ AUDIO INPUTS Audio signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar devices.
For more information on connecting equipment, see pages 9-14. Œ VIDEO INPUT Video signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar devices. ´ AUDIO INPUTS Audio signals from VCRs, DVD players and similar devices. ˇ VHF/UHF Connect to an antenna or to a cable TV system.
O U R Remote Control You can use the remote control up to about 23 feet from the TV. When using the remote, always point it directly at the TV. Œ POWER Turns the TV on and off. ´ Number buttons Press to select channels directly on the TV.
C h a p t e r Tw o N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting VHF and UHF Antennas If your antenna has a set of leads that look like this, see “Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads” below. If your antenna has one lead that looks like this, see “Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads”...
Separate VHF and UHF Antennas If you have two separate antennas for your TV (one VHF and one UHF), you must combine the two antenna signals before connecting the antennas to the TV. This procedure requires an optional combiner-adaptor (available at most electronics shops).
Connect the other end of this cable to the VHF/UHF antenna terminal on the back of the TV. Connecting to a Cable Box that Descrambles Some Channels If your cable box descrambles only some channels (such as premium channels), follow the instructions below.
Set the A/B switch to the “B” position to view scrambled channels. (When you set the A/B switch to “B”, you will need to tune your TV to the cable box’ s output channel, which is usually channel 3 or 4.)
These instructions assume that you have already connected your TV to an antenna or a cable TV system (according to the instructions on pages 9-12). Skip step 1 if you have not yet connected to an antenna or a cable system.
N S TA L L AT I O N Connecting a Camcorder The side panel jacks on your TV make it easy to connect a camcorder to your TV. They allow you to view the camcorder tapes without using a VCR. (Also see “Viewing a VCR or Camcorder Tape”...
Color Tone : Cool Size : Normal Move Select Exit CHANNEL and VOLUME buttons on the control panel of the TV to make selections. disappear after about ten seconds. Signal : Mono When Closed Caption has been set, the icon( Picture : Dynamic ing the INFO button.
P E R AT I O N Selecting a Menu Language Press the MENU button to Language display the menu. Time Caption Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Function”, then press the œ œ or √ √ button. Move Press the œ...
Selecting the Video Signal-source Before your television can begin memorizing the available channels, you must specify the type of signal source that is connected to the TV (i.e., an antenna or a cable system). Press the MENU button to display the menu.
Add/Erase Move Auto Program Press the œ œ or √ √ button. The TV will begin memorizing all of the available channels. After all the available channels are stored, the Auto program menu reappears. Press the EXIT button to exit.
When you press CH or CH channels that the TV has memorized. (The TV must have memorized at least three channels.) You will not see channels that were either erased or not memorized. Directly Accessing Channels Use the number buttons to quickly tune to any channel.
P E R AT I O N Customizing the Picture You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast, brightness, sharpness, color, and tint according to personal preference. (Alternatively, you can use one of the “automatic” settings. See next page.) Press the MENU button to display menu.
“Custom” picture setting. Press the EXIT button to Move exit. • Choose Dynamic for viewing the TV during the day or when there is brightlight in the room. • Standard: Optimal indoor screen condition. • Choose Movie when viewing the TV in low light, or when playing video games.
P E R AT I O N Adjusting the Volume Press the VOL + or VOL– button to increase or decrease the volume. Using Mute At any time, you can temporarily cut off the sound using the Mute button. Press the MUTE button and the sound cuts off. The word “Mute”...
Using Automatic Sound Settings Your TV has four automatic sound settings (“Standard”, “Music”, “Movie” and “Speech”) that are preset at the factory. You can activate any of them by making a selection from the on-screen menu. Or, you can select “Custom”, which automatically recalls your personalized sound settings.
P E R AT I O N Setting the Clock Press the MENU button to display the on-screen menu. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Function”, then press the œ œ or √ √ button. Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select “Time”, then press the œ...
Press the œ œ and √ √ but- tons to adjust the fine tun- ing. To store the fine tuning setting in the TV’s memo- ry, press the ▲ or ▼ but- ton to select “Select”. Press the œ œ or √ √ button to select “Added”.
“Normal” or “Zoom”. Press the EXIT button to exit. • Normal : Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode. This is a standard TV screen size. • Zoom : Magnifies the size of the picture on screen. Picture œ œ Dynamic √...
E AT U R E S Using the Surf Feature This feature allows you to set the TV to return to a particular channel after a certain amount of time. For example, you may be watching a channel when commercials start.
P E C I A L E AT U R E S Choosing a Multi-Channel Sound (MTS) Soundtrack Depending on the particular program being broadcast, you can listen to stereo, mono or a Separate Audio Program. (SAP audio is usually a foreign-language translation. Sometimes SAP has unrelated information like news or weather.) Press the MENU button to display the menu.
“On time” min- utes. (The minutes digits will be highlighted.) Press the ▲ or ▼ button to select the appropriate minutes. set the TV’ s clock. (See “Setting the Function Clock” on page 26). œ œ English √ √ Language √ √...
3-6 above.) Press the EXIT button to exit. Setting the Sleep Timer The sleep timer automatically shuts off the TV after a preset time (from 10 to 180 minutes). Press the SLEEP button repeatedly until the appro-...
E AT U R E S Viewing Closed Captions Your TV decodes and displays the closed captions that are broadcast with certain TV shows. These captions are usually subtitles for the hearing impaired or foreign-language translations. All VCRs record the closed caption signal from television programs, so home-recorded video tapes also provide closed captions.
R O U B L E S H O O T I N G If the TV seems to have a problem, first try this list of possible problems and solutions. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, then call your nearest service center.
Using Your TV in Another Country If you plan to take your TV with you to a foreign country, please be aware of the different television systems that are in use around the world. A TV designed for one system may not work properly with another system due to differences in the TV channel frequencies.