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  • Page 1 RL85* Digital Series Register your TV online at
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Wireless Setup ...29 Advanced Network Setup ...31 DNS Setup ...32 Network Connection Test ...32 Using the software keyboard ...33 Using Toshiba Places ...33 Using BBC iPlayer ...34 Using YouTube™ ...34 Using Hybrid TV Standard (if available) ...35 Using the Media Player ...35 Basic operation ...35...
  • Page 3 Other features ...42 Panel Lock ...42 The timers ...42 Programme Timers – digital only ...42 On Timer ...43 Sleep Timer ...43 Energy Saving Settings ...44 Automatic Power Down ...44 No Signal Power Down ...44 Digital on-screen information and Programme Guide ...44 Information ...44 Guide ...45 Genre selection/searching ...46...
  • Page 4: Installing Your Tv

    INSTALLING YOUR TV Safety Precautions This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken to obtain the best results and for safety to be assured. Please read the points below for your own safety. They are of a general nature, intended to help with all electronic consumer products, and some points may not apply to the goods you have just purchased.
  • Page 5: Installation And Important Information

    Installation and important information Locate the television away from direct sunlight and strong lights. Soft, indirect lighting is recommended for comfortable viewing. Use curtains or blinds to prevent direct sunlight falling on the screen. Place the TV on a stable, level surface that can support the weight of the TV.
  • Page 6: Exclusion Clause

    Any loss or damage caused directly as a result of misuse or malfunction of the product when used simultaneously with associated equipment; Furthermore, under no circumstances shall Toshiba be liable for any consequential loss and/or damage including but not limited to the following: loss of profit, interruption of business, the loss of recorded data whether caused during normal operation or misuse of the product.
  • Page 7: The Remote Control

    The remote control Simple at-a-glance reference of your remote control. For On/Standby mode To select external input sources To access the analogue or digital Channel List Widescreen viewing Digital Subtitles Stereo/bilingual transmissions Number buttons Switch the Audio Description On/Off To select TV Mode 10 To alter the TV volume 11 To display on-screen information To access the index page in Text mode...
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Tv

    CONNECTING YOUR TV Connecting external equipment Before connecting any external equipment, turn off all main power switches. If there is no switch, remove the mains plug from the wall socket. ILLUSTRATION SHOWS 40RL858. Power cord LAN port SCART (EXT 1) RGB/PC INPUT DIGITAL AUDIO OUT PUT (OPTICAL)
  • Page 9: Connecting An Hdmi® Device

    Connecting an HDMI® device The HDMI input on your television receives digital audio and uncompressed digital video from an HDMI source device. This input is designed to accept HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital-Content Protection) programme material in digital form from EIA/ CEA-861-D–compliant consumer electronic devices (such as a set-top box or DVD player with HDMI output). For acceptable video signal formats, see page 62.
  • Page 10: Connecting A Computer

    CONNECTING YOUR TV Connecting a computer With either an RGB/PC or an HDMI connection, you can watch your computer’s display on the television. To connect a PC to the RGB/PC terminal When connecting a PC to the RGB/PC terminal on the television, use an analogue RGB (15-pin) computer cable.
  • Page 11: Connecting A Home Network

    Connecting a home network The LAN port allows your Toshiba TV to connect to your home network. You can use this revolutionary home entertainment networking system to access photo, video and audio files that are stored on a DLNA CERTIFIED™ server and play/display them on your TV.
  • Page 12: Controls And Input Connections

    NOTE: The USB socket has limited functionality and Toshiba can take no responsibility for damage to other connected equipment. The USB socket has to be used with the “TOSHIBA Dual Band WLAN Adaptor WLM-20U2” in order to access a wireless network.
  • Page 13: Setting Up Your Tv

    Startup Application Before switching on the TV, make sure your decoder/media recorder, if applicable, is in standby. To set up the television, use the buttons on the remote control as detailed on page 7. Quick Setup Press the button. The Menu Language screen will appear.
  • Page 14: Ant/Cable In (If Available)

    SETTING UP YOUR TV Ant/Cable In (if available) From this menu, you can set the RF input configuration. Press MENU / to highlight SETUP icon. Press to select Ant/Cable In and press select Antenna or Cable. NOTE: When you attempt to change the Ant/Cable In setting, a warning message will appear followed by PIN entry (if PIN has been set) and a prompt for Auto Tuning.
  • Page 15: Auto Tuning

    Auto Tuning NOTE: As new services are broadcast, it will be necessary to re-tune the television in order to view them. Auto Tuning will completely re-tune the television and can be used to update the channel list. It is recommended that Auto Tuning is run periodically to ensure that all new services are added.
  • Page 16 SETTING UP YOUR TV In the SETUP menu, press to select ATV Manual Tuning and press OK. SETUP Menu Language Country Ant/Cable In Auto Tuning ATV Manual Tuning DTV Manual Tuning DTV Settings Quick Setup to select the desired position. We suggest Pos.
  • Page 17: Skip

    Skip To prevent certain channels from being viewed, positions can be skipped. Select ATV Manual Tuning from the SETUP menu. to highlight the position to be skipped and press OK to select. ATV Manual Tuning Pos. Channel Press to select Skip. to turn Skip on.
  • Page 18: Dtv Manual Tuning

    SETTING UP YOUR TV DTV Manual Tuning NOTE: This feature varies depending on the Ant/Cable In setting. Manual Tuning This feature is available for service engineers or can be used for direct channel entry if the multiplex channel is known. Select DTV Manual Tuning from the SETUP menu and press OK.
  • Page 19: Dtv Settings

    DTV Settings Channels The channel order may be changed to suit your personal preference. Select DTV Settings from the SETUP menu and press Select Channels and press OK. DTV Settings Channels Subtitle and Audio Parental PIN Setup Parental Control Local Time Setting Common Interface For your convenience, you can jump to specific places in the list by one of two methods.
  • Page 20: Controls And Features

    Press QUICK to display the Quick Menu and use select the option. Quick Menu Picture Mode AutoView Picture Size Super Live More Information Channel Options Toshiba Places BBC iPlayer YouTube USB Media Player Network Media Player Sleep Timer 00:00 Headphone Level Wireless Information NOTE: Quick Menu items are different depending on the current mode.
  • Page 21: Sound Controls

    Sound controls Volume controls and sound mute Volume Press to adjust the volume. Sound Mute Press once to turn the sound off and again to cancel. Dual If a programme or film is being broadcast with a soundtrack in more than one language, the Dual feature allows selection between them.
  • Page 22: Audio Level Offset

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Audio Level Offset Sometimes there can be large changes in volume when switching from a DTV 5.1ch to a DTV 2ch, an ATV channel, or an external input. Using the Audio Level Offset feature reduces these volume differences. Set the volume level usually used when watching a DTV 5.1ch programme.
  • Page 23: Widescreen Viewing

    Widescreen viewing Depending on the type of broadcast being transmitted, programmes can be viewed in a number of formats. Use this setting when watching a widescreen DVD, widescreen video tape or a 16:9 broadcast (when available). Due to the range of WIDE widescreen formats (16:9, 14:9, 20:9 etc.) black bars may be visible on the...
  • Page 24 CONTROLS AND FEATURES This setting will show the picture NATIVE without overscan, i.e. WYSIWYG. This setting will show the picture without overscan, i.e. WYSIWYG. PC NORMAL This option is only available when watching a PC signal source via HDMI or PC terminal. This setting will show the picture without overscan or side panels.
  • Page 25: Picture Controls

    Picture controls Most of the picture controls and functions are available in both digital and analogue modes. PLEASE NOTE: Features not available will be grayed out. Picture Mode This television offers the choice of personalising the picture style. AutoView, Dynamic, Standard, Hollywood 1, Hollywood 2, Store, Game and PC are preset options and affect many features/settings within the television.
  • Page 26: Base Colour Adjustment

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Base Colour Adjustment The Base Colour Adjustment feature allows the adjustment of individual colours to suit personal preference. This can be useful when using an external source. In the Advanced Picture Settings menu, press to select Base Colour Adjustment and press OK. Press to select an option and press to the adjustment window.
  • Page 27: Cinema Mode

    Cinema Mode The frame rate of a movie film is generally 24 frames a second whereas the movie software such as DVD, etc. that you enjoy watching on television at home is 30 or 25 frames a second. The difference in frame rate may cause flickers while viewing the films on television;...
  • Page 28: Using Your Home Network

    • The IEEE 802.11 Standard on Wireless LANs (Revision a/b/g/ n), as defined and approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. • The TOSHIBA Dual Band WLAN Adaptor is intended for use with the RL85 series LCD TV’s and should not be used with any other devices.
  • Page 29: Setting Up The Network

    Setting up the Network You can select the Network Type. Press MENU / to highlight PREFERENCES icon. Press to select Network Setup and press OK. PREFERENCES Network Setup Teletext Network Lock Panel Lock Display Settings AV Connection Energy Saving Settings Blue Screen Press to select Network Type and press...
  • Page 30 Press to select Wireless Information and press OK. Quick Menu Picture Mode Picture Size More Information Channel Options Toshiba Places BBC iPlayer YouTube USB Media Player Network Media Player Sleep Timer Headphone Level Wireless Information When the Network Type is Wireless, a Wireless Information window will appear.
  • Page 31: Advanced Network Setup

    NOTE: Even if an AP for IEEE 802.11n is used when Encryption is set to WEP or TKIP, the Speed value might be low. It is recommended that Encryption be changed to AES (see “Manual Setup” on page 29). Notes on wireless LAN environment: •...
  • Page 32: Dns Setup

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES DNS Setup NOTE: When the DHCP function of the router connected to this TV is Off, set Auto Setup to Off, and manually set the DNS address(es). Your internet service provider should have provided these to you. Auto setup: In the PREFERENCES menu, press Network Setup and press OK.
  • Page 33: Using The Software Keyboard

    • Some features require an always-on broadband internet connection, firmware update and/or additional bandwidth dedicated to this product. Third party internet services may change or be discontinued or restricted at any time. Toshiba makes no warranties, representations, or assurances about the content, availability or functionality of third-party content or services.
  • Page 34: Using Bbc Iplayer

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Using BBC iPlayer You can watch and listen to great BBC programmes from the last 7 days on BBC iPlayer. NOTE: • You need to configure a home network before using this feature (see page 11). • If Network Lock is set to On, it will be necessary to enter your four-digit PIN code in order to access network features (see page 47).
  • Page 35: Using Hybrid Tv Standard (If Available)

    Maximum memory size: Unlimited DLNA CERTIFIED™ Server: Your PC (for example) You must obtain any required permission from copyright owners to download or use copyrighted content. TOSHIBA cannot and does not grant such permission. Basic operation Using Media Player with USB...
  • Page 36 CONTROLS AND FEATURES Press to select Setup and press OK. Press to select USB Auto Start and press to select On or Off. Auto Start: Insert USB device into the USB socket on the left side of the TV. A prompt will appear. Press to select Yes and press OK.
  • Page 37: Viewing Photo Files (On A Dlna Certified™ Server Or Usb Device)

    Viewing photo files (on a DLNA CERTIFIED™ Server or USB device) There are three types of viewing modes. Multi View (USB Photo) This view allows you to search for photos in a grid format. The pictures are displayed using thumbnail data in each image file.
  • Page 38: Viewing Movie Files (On A Dlna Certified™ Server Or Usb Device)

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES To zoom in/out photos During the Single View mode or Slide Show mode, the zoom function can be used. RED button (Zoom in) USB: x1 x8 zoom DMP: x1/8 x1/4 x1/2 GREEN button (Zoom out) USB: x8 x1 zoom DMP: x8 x1/2...
  • Page 39 During playback: • Press to pause. PAUSE may not be available depending on the contents or DMS. • To resume normal playback, press • To play in fast reverse or fast forward directions, press during playback. Each time you press the the playback speed will change.
  • Page 40 CONTROLS AND FEATURES To register your TV to a DivX® account This TV allows you to play back files purchased or rented from DivX® Video-On Demand (VOD) services. When you purchase or rent DivX® VOD files on the internet, you will be asked to enter a registration code.
  • Page 41: Playing Music Files (On A Dlna Certified™ Server Or Usb Device)

    Playing music files (on a DLNA CERTIFIED™ Server or USB device) You can listen to music from a Multi View of available files. Multi View (USB Music) /Folder/select Folder or File Return xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx.mp3 xxxxxxxxx.mp3 xxxxxxxxx.mp3 xxxxxxxxx.mp3 xxxxxxxxx.mp3 xxxxxxxxx.mp3 xxxxxxxxx.mp3 B b C c Press to select a file or folder.
  • Page 42: Other Features

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Other features Panel Lock Panel Lock disables the buttons on the television. All buttons on the remote control can still be used. Press MENU / to highlight PREFERENCES icon. PREFERENCES Network Setup Teletext Network Lock Panel Lock Display Settings AV Connection Energy Saving Settings...
  • Page 43: On Timer

    On Timer The feature allows you to set the television to turn on automatically to a preset channel at a certain time of day or after a certain length of time. In the APPLICATIONS menu, press Timer and press OK. Press to select Enable On Timer and press to select On.
  • Page 44: Energy Saving Settings

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Energy Saving Settings Automatic Power Down The TV will automatically turn itself off (standby) after 4 hours, if you do not operate the TV either from the remote control or the TV control panel. In the PREFERENCES menu, press Saving Settings and press OK.
  • Page 45: Guide

    To display More Information Press QUICK to open the Quick Menu. Press to highlight More Information and press OK. On-screen Information icons Icon Service info Audio info HE-AAC Audio/Subtitle info Event info HD, SD 16:9, 4:3 0, 4 – 18 Timer info Select the on-screen Guide by pressing GUIDE, and the Guide screen will appear highlighting details of...
  • Page 46: Genre Selection/Searching

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Genre selection/searching From the Guide screen, you can use the genre selection and search features. In the Guide screen, press QUICK. Press to highlight Genre Colour in the Quick Menu and press OK. Genre Colour Movies Colour Setup With the focus on a particular genre, press the desired coloured button to assign.
  • Page 47: Parental Setup

    Parental Setup The Parental Control feature allows you to block programmes according to their rating levels. If a PIN has been set, you will need to enter it before adjusting the level. In the DTV Settings menu, press Parental Control and press OK. to choose an option (None or an age setting (4-17 or 4-18 depending on the Country setting)).
  • Page 48: Skip Channels

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES Skip channels This feature allows you to set channels that will be skipped when or P are used to tune. Select the channel you want to skip in your channel list. From the Quick Menu, press Options and press OK. Press repeatedly to highlight the skip ( Press OK to select.
  • Page 49: Common Interface

    If not, a screen will appear stating that an upgrade is unavailable. Network Upgrade TOSHIBA may offer upgrades for the TV’s software in the future. The TV’s software is upgraded via the Network. Before downloading software: Configure your TV to connect to the Internet.
  • Page 50: System Information And Reset Tv

    In the SETUP menu, press Information. Press OK to display the System Information. System Information TOSHIBA 2011 Feb 19 2011 - 15:56:50 FW:13 WEAK AVERAGE Ch25 For information about the signal quality of a particular multiplex, press to select that multiplex.
  • Page 51: Sampling Clock

    Sampling Clock Adjusting the Sampling Clock alters the number of pulses per scan, this will clear vertical lines on the screen. In the Display Settings menu, press PC Settings and press OK. Press to select Sampling Clock. Press to adjust until the picture clears. Reset Use Reset to return all items to the original factory settings.
  • Page 52: External Input Skip

    CONTROLS AND FEATURES External input skip This feature is designed to make input selection more convenient by allowing you to skip unused inputs. Press MENU / to highlight PREFERENCES icon. Press to select AV Connection. PREFERENCES Network Setup Teletext Network Lock Panel Lock Display Settings AV Connection...
  • Page 53: Digital Audio Output

    Digital Audio Output When connecting a surround sound amplifier to the digital audio output (Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format [S/PDIF]), the following options can be selected or adjusted. In the PREFERENCES menu, press AV Connection and press OK. Press to select Digital Audio Output. AV Connection Input Labeling Digital Audio Output...
  • Page 54: Text Services

    To access one of the four given subjects, press the relevant coloured button on the remote control. For further information on your particular text system(s), see the broadcast text index page or consult your local Toshiba dealer. Navigating pages using LIST The four coloured choices at the bottom of the screen are numbers –...
  • Page 55: Control Buttons

    Control buttons Below is a guide to the functions of the remote control text buttons. k To display the index/initial page: Press to access the index/initial page. The one displayed is dependant on the broadcaster. TEXT To display a page of text: Press TEXT to display text.
  • Page 56: Questions And Answers

    PROBLEM SOLVING Questions and Answers Below are the answers to some of the most common queries. Why is there no sound or picture? Check the television is not in standby mode. Check the mains plug and all mains connections. There is a picture, but why is there little or no colour? When using an external source, for instance, a poor quality video tape, if there is little or no colour,...
  • Page 57 Make sure your network address is set up correctly (see page 31). Why doesn’t the wireless network work? Make sure the TOSHIBA Dual Band WLAN Adaptor is used (see page 11). Check that the AP is powered on. Why doesn’t the Media Player feature operate? Make sure that devices are connected correctly.
  • Page 58: Other Problems

    PROBLEM SOLVING What do the LEDs on the front of the television indicate? Check the table below. LED 2 LED 1 LED indication Condition LED-1 LED-2 Green Orange Power ON Programme Timer is set Green Power ON Programme Timer is NOT set Orange Power OFF (Standby) Programme Timer is set...
  • Page 59: License Information

    License Information • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC. • YouTube and the YouTube Logo are trademarks of Google Inc. •...
  • Page 60 INFORMATION Disposal… The following information is only for EU-member states: Disposal of products The crossed out wheeled dust bin symbol indicates that products must be collected and disposed of separately from household waste. Integrated batteries and accumulators can be disposed of with the product. They will be separated at the recycling centres.
  • Page 61: Information

    Information Before connecting any external equipment, turn off all main power switches. If there is no switch, remove the mains plug from the wall socket. Signal information for Mini D-sub 15 pin connector Pin No. Signal name Ground * NC = not connected Acceptable PC signals through the PC terminal The PC input on this TV only accepts signal formats which are compliant with VESA-DMT as shown in the table below.
  • Page 62 INFORMATION Acceptable video or PC signals through the HDMI terminals The HDMI inputs on this TV only accept VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, and SXGA signal formats which are compliant with VESA as shown in the table below. Since some PCs and HDMI or DVI devices input signals which are different from the resolution and frequency described in the table below, the following phenomenon may occur;...
  • Page 63: Media Player Supported Format

    Media Player Supported Format Media Media File Player Format Extention Photo JPEG .jpg JPEG .jpeg .bmp Movie .avi MPEG-2 MPEG-4 part2 H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) DivX Xvid MPEG-2 PS .mpg MPEG-1 Video (MPEG-2 MPEG-2 TS .mpeg PS/MPEG-2 VOB) MPEG-2 Video .trp H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) (MPEG-2 TS only) VC-1(WMV9) (MPEG-2 TS...
  • Page 64 INFORMATION Media Media File Player Format Extention Movie Flash Video .flv Sorenson H.263 (FLV1) (FLV1) .swf H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) 3GPP .3gp MPEG-4 part2 H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) Motion JPEG .avi JPEG .mp4 .mkv Music .mp3 .m4a .wma RealAudio .m4a .rmvb .wav Video codec Audio codec MPEG-1/2 Layer3...
  • Page 65: Specifications And Accessories

    Humidity 20 - 80% (non-condensing) • Remote control CT-90386 2 batteries (AAA, IEC R03 1.5V) • ‘P’ Clip/Screw (for TV mounting) See page 5. • 4 spacers for wall mounting • TOSHIBA Dual Band WLAN Adaptor WLM-20U2 Specification is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 66 Register your TV online at © TOSHIBA Television Central Europe Sp. z o.o. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is strictly prohibited. TOSHIBA Television Central Europe Sp. z o.o. ul. Pokoju 1, Biskupice Podgórne, 55-040 Kobierzyce, Poland...

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