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The "V-chip" screen will
Press the CH
twice, and select "MPAA
While "MPAA rating" is
selected, press the VOL +
button. The "MPAA rat-
ing" screen will appear.
Repeatedly press the CH
button to select a
particular MPAA category.
Pressing the CH
will cycle through the
While a particular category is selected, press VOL + to activate it.
A letter ("U" or "B") will be displayed. Press CH
Press MENU four times to save the settings and to clear all screens.
Note: The V-Chip will automatically block any category that is "more restrictive." For example, if you
block the "PG-13" category, then "R," "NC-17," and "X" will automatically be blocked also.
How to Reset the TV after the V-Chip
Blocks a Channel ("Emergency Escape")
If the TV is tuned to a restricted channel, the V-Chip will block it. The screen will go blank and the following
message will appear: "Excessive rating".
To resume normal viewing, tune to a different channel using the number buttons. Under certain conditions
(depending on the rating of the local TV programs) the V-Chip might lock out all the channels. In this case,
use the V-Chip function for an "emergency escape":
Press the MENU button to display the menu. Press the CH
menu and press the VOL + button.
Press the CH
button three times to highlight the "V-chip" menu and press the VOL + button.
Enter your PIN number, and press the VOL + button to temporarily disable the V-Chip Lock.
manuals search engine
General audience (no restrictions).
Parental guidance suggested.
PG-13 PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned).
R (Restricted. Children under 17 should
be accompanied by an adult).
NC-17 No children under age 17.
X (Adults only).
to select "U" or"B".
button three times to select the "Function"