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    40" LCD TV DX-40L150A11 U S E R G U I D E...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Dynex DX-40L150A11 40" LCD TV Contents CHILD SAFETY ..........1 Important safety instructions .

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    Changing channel settings ........18 Automatically scanning for channels ....... . . 18 Hiding and adding channels .

  • Page 4: Child Safety

    DX-40L150A11 CHILD SAFETY It makes a difference how and where you use your flat panel display As you enjoy your new product, keep these safety tips in mind The issue The home theater entertainment experience is a growing trend, and larger TVs are popular purchases.

  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    DX-40L150A11 Important safety instructions Important safety instructions 18 The apparatus should not be exposed to dripping or splashing, and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the apparatus. CAUTION Warnings RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK Electric shock hazard DO NOT OPEN To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not remove any cover or expose the device to rain or moisture.

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    Important safety instructions DX-40L150A11 • If your TV does not operate normally by following the operating End of life directives instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the Your TV contains tin-lead solder and a fluorescent lamp containing a operating instructions because incorrect adjustment of other small amount of mercury.

  • Page 7: Installing And Removing The Stand

    If you are not sure of your ability to do this, contact a professional installer or service technician. Dynex is not responsible for any damages or injuries that occur because of mishandling or incorrect assembly.

  • Page 8: Tv Components

    TV components DX-40L150A11 TV components Back Accessories Make sure the following accessories are included in the box with your • Remote control • AAA batteries (2) • AC power cord • Component video and audio cable • Stand and screws (4) •...

  • Page 9: Left Side

    DX-40L150A11 TV components Left side Remote control Item Name Description SERVICE PORT For software updates only. Do not use. HDMI 3 & 4 jacks Connect an HDMI device to one of these jacks. For more information, see “Connecting an HDMI device” on page 9. AV IN 2/S-VIDEO Connect an S-Video device to this jack.

  • Page 10: Using The Remote Control

    Using the remote control DX-40L150A11 Using the remote control Item Name Description Press to move up or down in on-screen Installing remote control batteries menus. Press to move left or right in on-screen To install remote control batteries: menus or to adjust menu settings. 1 Press down on the battery compartment cover lock, then remove the remote control cover.

  • Page 11: Programming A Universal Remote

    To program your existing universal remote control: • When connecting devices to the TV, make sure that the TV and 1 To program your existing remote control to work with your Dynex the device are turned off and that the power cords are TV, see the table below for common codes.

  • Page 12: Connecting An Hdmi Device

    Making connections DX-40L150A11 Connecting an HDMI device 3 Connect the other end of the component video cable to the COMPONENT Y/P jacks on the back of your TV. Note: If your device has an HDMI connection, we recommend you use that 4 Connect an audio cable (not included) to the AUDIO OUT jacks to get the best quality possible.

  • Page 13: Connecting A Vcr

    DX-40L150A11 Making connections Connecting a VCR Connecting a camcorder or game console Note: If the VCR has an HDMI jack (best), component jacks (better), an Note: If your game console has an HDMI connection, you will get better S-Video jack (good) connect the VCR using the best available quality using the HDMI connection instead of the AV connection.

  • Page 14: Connecting A Computer

    Making connections DX-40L150A11 Connecting a computer Connecting a home theater system Note: If your computer has an HDMI connection, we suggest that you use Connecting using analog audio cable it instead of the PC IN VGA connection. The HDMI connection will To connect using analog audio cable: provide a better quality picture.

  • Page 15: Connecting Headphones

    DX-40L150A11 Turning on your TV for the first time Connecting headphones Turning on your TV for the first time Warning: When using headphones, adjust the headphone volume to avoid excessively loud volume which can damage your hearing. The first time you turn on your TV, the Setup Wizard opens. The Setup To connect headphones: Wizard guides you through setting up basic settings including the menu •...

  • Page 16: Understanding The Basics

    Understanding the basics DX-40L150A11 If you select Home Mode (default - has the same settings as the Understanding the basics Energy Savings picture mode), the Choose your TV source screen opens. Turning your TV on or off -OR- If you select Retail Mode (has the same settings as the Vivid To turn your TV on or off (standby mode): picture mode), a message stating “Are you sure you want Retail 1 Plug the power cord into an AC power outlet.

  • Page 17: Adjusting The Volume

    DX-40L150A11 Understanding the basics Adjusting the volume AUDIO menu To adjust the volume: • Press VOL+ or VOL– to increase or decrease the volume. PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS CHANNELS • Press MUTE to temporarily turn off all sound. Press MUTE again Equalizer to restore the sound.

  • Page 18: Navigating The Menus

    Adjusting the picture DX-40L150A11 Navigating the menus • Closed Caption—Turn closed captioning on or off. Also lets you set closed caption options. • Time—Set the clock and sleep timer. Press to display the Main menu. • Menu Settings—Set menu language and menu transparency.

  • Page 19: Adjusting The Computer Image

    DX-40L150A11 Adjusting the picture • Cinema (stretches the picture at the edges, but 4 Press or to highlight Computer Settings, then press maintains a good aspect ratio at the center of the ENTER. The Computer settings menu opens. screen). Note: The above aspect ratios are all available only when Overscan is turned ON when watching a digital program.

  • Page 20: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the sound DX-40L150A11 4 Press or to highlight Component Settings, then press • Standard (for normal programs) ENTER. The Component settings menu opens. • Theater (for movies) • Music (for music programs) • News (for news programs) • Custom (for a customized sound mode) PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS...

  • Page 21: Changing Channel Settings

    DX-40L150A11 Changing channel settings 2 Press or to highlight CHANNELS, then press . The 3 Press or to highlight Auto Channel Search, then press CHANNELS menu opens. ENTER. The Auto Channel Search screen opens. PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS CHANNELS PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS CHANNELS Auto Channel Search...

  • Page 22: Setting Up A Favorite Channel List

    Changing channel settings DX-40L150A11 3 Press or to highlight Add/Skip Channels, then press 3 Press or to highlight Favorites, then press ENTER or . ENTER or . The channel list opens. The Favorite Channel list opens. PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS CHANNELS PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS...

  • Page 23: Checking Digital Tv Signal Strength

    DX-40L150A11 Setting parental controls 2 Press or to highlight CHANNELS, then press . The 2 Press or to highlight CHANNELS, then press . The CHANNELS menu opens. CHANNELS menu opens. The signal strength is shown at the bottom of the menu if you are receiving a digital TV signal. PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS...

  • Page 24: Turning The Button Lock On Or Off

    Setting parental controls DX-40L150A11 3 Press or to highlight Parental Controls, then press ENTER Turning the button lock on or off or . The Enter Password screen opens. You can lock the control buttons on the TV. When the buttons are locked, you can only operate the TV using the remote control.

  • Page 25: Setting Parental Control Levels

    DX-40L150A11 Setting parental controls 5 Press or to highlight Button Lock, then press or to 4 Press the number buttons to enter your four-digit password. The select ON (to turn the Button Lock on) or OFF (to turn the Button Parental Controls menu opens.

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    Setting parental controls DX-40L150A11 TV and movie ratings Blocking unrated TV To block unrated TV: U.S. TV ratings (age-based) 1 Press MENU. The on-screen menu opens. NONE Not rated TV-Y All children. PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS CHANNELS TV-Y7 Suitable for children 7 and older. Mode Vivid TV-G...

  • Page 27: Using Closed Captioning

    DX-40L150A11 Using closed captioning Downloading rating information 6 Press or to select a rating. Notes: You can download rating information to use when setting parental controls. • If the program is broadcast with RRT5 rating information, the To download rating information: information is downloaded automatically and can be used for 1 Press MENU.

  • Page 28: Customizing Digital Tv Closed Captioning Styles

    Using closed captioning DX-40L150A11 3 Press or to highlight Closed Caption, then press ENTER or 3 Press or to highlight Closed Caption, then press ENTER or . The Closed Caption menu opens. . The Closed Caption menu opens. PICTURE AUDIO SETTINGS CHANNELS PICTURE...

  • Page 29: Adjusting Time Settings

    DX-40L150A11 Adjusting time settings Adjusting time settings Setting the sleep timer You can specify the amount of time before your TV automatically turns Setting the date and time off. To set the sleep timer: To set the date and time: 1 Press MENU.

  • Page 30: Adjusting Menu Settings

    Adjusting menu settings DX-40L150A11 Adjusting menu settings Labeling an input source You can add a label to an input source to make it easier to identify. Selecting the menu language and To label an input source: 1 Press MENU. The on-screen menu opens. transparency To select the on-screen menu language and menu transparency: 1 Press MENU.

  • Page 31: Restoring Default Settings

    DX-40L150A11 Troubleshooting Restoring default settings Problem Solution Caution: When you restore default settings, all the settings (except the • Make sure that the Audio Only option is No picture. password and parental rating) you have customized are reset. set to Off. For more information, see “Playing TV audio only”...

  • Page 32: Remote Control

    Maintenance DX-40L150A11 Remote control Maintenance • Do not use your TV in areas that are too hot or too cold, because Problem Solution the cabinet may warp or the screen may malfunction. Your TV works best in temperatures that are comfortable to you. •...

  • Page 33: Legal Notices

    DX-40L150A11 Legal notices Legal notices FCC Part 15 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation of this product is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 34: One-year Limited Warranty

    Products and parts replaced under this warranty become the property of Dynex and are not returned to you. If service of Products or parts are required after the Warranty Period expires, you must pay all labor and parts charges. This warranty {RETAILER SEAL} lasts as long as you own your Dynex Product during the Warranty Period.

  • Page 35: What Does The Warranty Not Cover

    • Damage due to incorrect operation or maintenance • Connection to an incorrect voltage or power supply • Attempted repair by any person not authorized by Dynex to service the Product • Products sold "as is" or "with all faults"...

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