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  • Page 1 42" LCD Colour Television L42VK05U...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features ..............3 Adding Locks to Channels ......24 Introduction ............. 4 Setting Favourites ......... 24 Preparation ............. 4 How to Add a Channel to a Favourites Safety Precautions ..........4 List ............25 Power Source ............. 4 Removing a Channel from Favourite List 25 Power Cord ............
  • Page 3 Store ............. 34 Sound Menu ..........40 Sound Menu ............. 34 Feature Menu ..........40 Volume ............34 Source Menu ..........40 Equalizer ............34 Displaying TV Information ........40 Balance ............35 Mute Function ............41 Headphone ........... 35 PIP (Picture-in-Picture) and PAP (Picture-and- Volume............35 Picture) Modes .............
  • Page 4: Features

    Features Accessories • Remote controlled colour LCD TV. • Fully integrated digital TV (DVB-T). • HDMI connectors for digital video and audio. This connection is also designed to accept high de nition signals. • USB input. • 200 programmes from VHF, UHF(analogue). •...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Moisture and Water Thank you for choosing this product. This Do not use this device in manual will guide you for the proper a humid and damp place operation of your TV. Before operating (avoid the bathroom, the the TV, please read this manual sink in the kitchen, and near thoroughly.
  • Page 6: Servicing

    the original one. Unauthorized substitutions may result in re, electrical shock or other hazards. Headphone Volume Excessive sound pressure from Servicing earphones and headphones Please refer all servicing to can cause hearing loss. quali ed personnel. Do not remove the cover yourself as Installation this may result in an electric To prevent injury, this device...
  • Page 7: Overview Of The Remote Control

    Overview of the Remote Control Standby Mono/Stereo - Dual I-II / Currrent Language (*) (in DTV mode) Expand (in TXT mode)/ Image size Green / Picture Menu / Subtitle on-off (*) (in DTV mode) Red /Sound Menu / Channel List (*) (in DTV mode) Numeric buttons Teletext / Mix / (in TXT mode)
  • Page 8: Lcd Tv And Operating Buttons

    LCD TV and Operating Buttons FRONT VIEW Standby button TV/AV button Programme Up/ Down buttons Volume Up/Down buttons N o t e : P r e s s V + / V- buttons at the same time to view main menu. REAR VIEW English - 7 -...
  • Page 9: Viewing The Connections- Back Connectors

    Viewing the Connections- Back Connectors 1. S/PDIF Digital Out outputs digital audio signals of the currently watched source. Use a digital optic cable to transfer audio signals to a device that has S/PDIF input. 2. Subwoofer Out is for connecting an external, active subwoofer to the set to give a much deeper bass effect.
  • Page 10 that the letters on your TV, “ Y ”, “ Pb ”, “ Pr ” correspond with your device’s connectors. 7. PC/YPbPr Audio Inputs are used for connecting audio signals of a PC or a device that connects to the TV via YPbPr. Connect the PC audio cable between the AUDIO INPUTS on the TV and audio output of your PC to enable PC audio.
  • Page 11 Viewing the Connections - Side Connectors CI Slot is used for inserting a CI card. A CI card allows you to view all the channels that you subscribe to. For more information, see “Conditional Access” section. Side USB input . Note: Codec update cannot be performed.
  • Page 12: Aerial Connection

    Power Connection IMPORTANT : The TV set is designed to operate on 220-240V AC, 50 Hz. • After unpacking, allow the TV set to reach the ambient room temperature before you connect the set to the mains. • Plug the power cable to the mains socket outlet. Aerial Connection •...
  • Page 13: Usb Memory Connection

    Using Digital Multimedia Connectors • You can connect USB devices to your TV by using the USB input of the TV. This feature allows you to display/play JPG and MP3 les stored in a USB stick. • It is possible that certain types of USB devices (e.g. MP3 Players) may not be compatible with this TV.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Lcd Tv To A Pc

    Connecting the LCD TV to a PC For displaying your computer’s screen image on your LCD TV, you can connect your computer to the TV set. • Power off both computer and display before making any connections. • Use 15-pin D-sub display cable to connect a PC to the LCD TV. •...
  • Page 15: Connecting To A Dvd Player

    Connecting to a DVD Player If you want to connect a DVD player to your LCD TV, you can use connectors of the TV set. DVD players may have different connectors. Please refer to your DVD player’s instruction book for additional information.
  • Page 16: Using Side Av Connectors

    Using Side AV Connectors You can connect a range of optional equipment to your LCD TV. Possible connections are shown below. Note that cables shown in the illustration are not supplied. • For connecting a camcorder, connect to the VIDEO IN socket and the AUDIO SOCKETS. For selecting the related source, see the section “Input selection”...
  • Page 17: Using Other Connectors

    Using Other Connectors You can connect a range of optional equipment to your LCD TV. Possible connections are shown below. Note that cables shown in the illustration are not supplied. • To connect external speakers, use an audio cable. Do not reverse the AUDIO LEFT and AUDIO RIGHT jacks.
  • Page 18: Connecting Other Equipment Via Scart

    Connecting Other Equipment via Scart Most devices support SCART connection. You can connect a; DVD recorder, a VCR or a decoder to your LCD TV by using the SCART sockets. Note that cables shown in the illustration are not supplied. Power off both the TV and the devices before making any connections.
  • Page 19: Inserting Batteries In The Remote Control Handset

    Inserting Batteries in the Switching the TV On/Off Remote Control Handset To Switch the TV On • Remove the battery cover located on the back · Connect the power cord to the 220-240V AC of the handset by gently pulling backwards 50 Hz.
  • Page 20: Basic Operations

    AV Mode Input Selection • Press the “ TV/AV ” button in the control panel Once you have connected external systems on the TV to switch between AV modes. to your TV, you can switch to different input sources. Operation with the Remote Control •...
  • Page 21: Initial Settings

    • To select the “Yes” or “No” option, highlight the Initial Settings item by using “ ” or “ ” buttons and press the When the TV set is operated for the rst time, OK button. the IDTV turns on rst. The IDTV will automatically tune to the UHF or Because this is the rst time the TV is used, VHF (** for EU countries) transmission channels,...
  • Page 22: General Operation

    For more information on this process, see “Install Menu” section. Note : For proper functioning of digital teletext in DTV mode, you should set country as UK in analogue AUTO PROGRAM (for UK only). General Operation Electronic Programme Guide Press the “SOURCE” button and select DTV/ (EPG) USB from the list.
  • Page 23: Displaying Subtitles

    Numeric buttons (Jump) : go to preferred • The digital teletext information appears. channel directly via numeric buttons. • Operate it with the coloured buttons, cursor OK : views options for future programmes. buttons and OK button. : jumps to the current boradcast. The operation method may differ depending on the contents of the digital teletext.
  • Page 24: Channel List

    Navigating the Entire Channel List IDTV Menu System Press “ ” or “ ” button for selecting the The IDTV menu can only be viewed when previous or next channel. You can press P+ or watching digital terrestrial broadcasting. Press P- button to move page up or page down.
  • Page 25: Renaming Channels

    ” button toggles the current character, i.e., ‘b’ • Press “ ” or “ ” button to select the “Delete’’ character becomes ‘a’ by “ ” and ‘c’ by “ ”. item on Channel List menu. As seen on Pressing the numeric buttons ‘0...9’ replaces Channel List menu, OK is displayed next to the highlighted character with the characters Delete item at the bottom of the screen to...
  • Page 26: How To Add A Channel To A Favourites List

    Timers How to Add a Channel to a Favourites List To display timers window, activate the item • By pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons, highlight the from the main menu. To add a timer, press the channel that you want to add to the favourite YELLOW button on the remote control.
  • Page 27: Tv Setup

    Some Digital Terrestrial channels operate on a Pay Per View basis. These require a subscription and a hardware decoder. Obtain the Conditional Access Module (CAM) and the viewing card by subscribing to a pay channel company, then insert those to the TV using the following procedure.
  • Page 28: Favourite Mode

    If the broadcaster enables any special signal your receiver automatically. This operation will concerning the audio, you can set this setting normally take approximately 30 minutes. If you as On to receive such signals. have an important recording to be carried out at 3.00 A.M.
  • Page 29: Maturity Lock (**)

    displayed on the screen. Current Time,Time Zone Setting and Time Zone will be available. Use “ ” or “ ” buttons to highlight the Time Zone Setting. Time Zone Setting is set using “ ” or “ ” buttons. It can be set to AUTO or MANUAL.
  • Page 30: Standby Search (*)

    Standby Search (*) Note: If the Country option is set to Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Finland, the Language Settings menu will (*) This setting is visible only when the Country function as described below: option is set to Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Language Settings Finland.
  • Page 31: Automatic Channel Scan

    Select your Country , Language and Text language by using “ ” or “ ” and “ ” or “ ” buttons. Press OK or RED button to continue. To cancel, press BLUE button. The following menu will be displayed during the automatic tuning: Automatic Channel Scan Automatic channel scan is started by pressing After APS is nalized, the programme table...
  • Page 32: Media Browser

    the settings. Selecting “Yes” by pressing OK button while the “Yes” is highlighted will delete the existing channel table. Then you will be asked to con rm for deleting all channels and settings: By selecting Yes and pressing the OK button, the existing channel table will be deleted.
  • Page 33: Playing Mp3 Files

    Viewing JPG Files • You can play music, picture and video les from a USB memory stick. Jump (Numeric buttons) : jump to selected le using the numeric buttons. Note : If you plug USB stick while in analogue mode, the TV will automatically switch to digital TV mode.
  • Page 34: Video Playback

    Video Playback Navigating the Analogue TV Play (Red button) : Starts the video Menu System playback. Stop (Blue button) : Stops the video playback. Pause (OK button) : Pause the video playback. Rewind (Cursor Left) : Goes backward. Forward (Cursor Right) : Goes forward. Menu (Menu button) : Sets subtitle/Audio.
  • Page 35: Brightness/Contrast/Colour/Sharpness/Hue

    Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Mode . Press Note : “ ” or “ ” button to choose from one of these Picture mode selection button on the remote control options: Cinema , Dynamic and Natural . will have no function while Game Mode is on.
  • Page 36: Balance

    Store Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Store. Press “ ” or OK button to store the settings. “ Stored... ” will be displayed on the screen . Sound Mode Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Sound Mode . Using “...
  • Page 37: Store

    Press “ ” or “ ” button to select Effect. Press Pip-Pap “ ” or “ ” button to set as On or Off . In the Feature menu, highlight PIP item by pressing “ ” or “ ” buttons. Press “ ” button Store to enter PIP submenu: Press “...
  • Page 38: Program

    Select PIP Source item by using “ ” or “ By pressing “ ” or “ ” button, select Blue ” button. Use “ ” or “ ” button to set PIP Background . Press “ ” or “ ” button to set Blue Background as On or Off .
  • Page 39: Install Menu

    Install Menu Install Menu in AV Modes The following screen appears in the install menu when the TV is in AV modes. Note that limited options will be available. Switch to TV mode for viewing complete version of the Install menu. Program Press “...
  • Page 40: Name

    cursor action, programme selection is done automatically. Name To change the name of a programme, select the programme and press the RED button. Whenever you press the BLUE button, APS function stops and Program Table appears on The rst letter of the selected name will be the screen.
  • Page 41: Pc Position Menu

    Select V Position item by using “ ” or “ PC Mode Menu System ” button. Use “ ” or “ ” button to adjust the See “Connecting the LCD TV to a PC” section value. for connecting a PC to the TV set. Phase For switching to PC source, press “SOURCE”...
  • Page 42: Mute Function

    Mute Function Zoom Modes Press “ ” button to disable sound. Mute You can change the aspect ratio (image size) indicator will be displayed in the upper side of of the TV for viewing the picture in different the screen. zoom modes.
  • Page 43: Cinema

    Teletext Teletext system transmits information such as news, sports and weather on your TV. Note that is the signal degrades, for example in The top and bottom of the picture are slightly poor/adverse weather conditions, some text cut off. errors may occur or the teletext mode may be aborted.
  • Page 44: Tips

    The coloured writings will appear, showing you No Picture which coloured buttons to use when TOP text Is the aerial connected properly? Are the plugs transmission is present. Pressing P - or P + connected tightly to the aerial socket? Is the commands will request the next or previous aerial cable damaged? Are suitable plugs used page respec tively.
  • Page 45: Appendix A: Pc Input Typical Display Modes

    Appendix A: PC Input Typical Display Modes The display has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 . The following table is an illustration of some of the typical video display modes. Your TV may not support different resolutions. Supported resolution modes are listed below. If you switch your PC to an unsupported mode, a warning OSD will appear on the screen.
  • Page 46: Appendix B: Supported Dvi Resolutions

    Appendix B: Supported DVI Resolutions When connecting devices to your TV’s connectors by using DVI converter cables (not supplied), you can refer to the following resolution information. 24Hz 25Hz 30Hz 50Hz 60Hz 480i 480p 576i 576p 720p 1080i 1080p English - 45 -...
  • Page 47: Appendix C: Av And Hdmi Signal Compatibility (Input Signal Types)

    Appendix C: AV and HDMI Signal Compatibility (Input Signal Types) Source Supported Signals Available PAL 50/60 NTSC 60 EXT-1 (SCART 1) RGB 50 RGB 60 PAL 50/60 NTSC 60 RGB 50 EXT-2 (SCART-2) RGB 60 S-VHS 50 S-VHS 60 PAL 50/60 NTSC 60 480I 60Hz...
  • Page 48: Appendix D: Pin Speci Cations

  • Page 49: Appendix E: Pip/Pap Mode Combinations

    Appendix E: PIP/PAP Mode Combinations DTV/ MAIN Scart1 Scart2 Scart2S HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 HDMI4 YPbPr (RGB) DTV/ Scart1 (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) (RGB) Scart2 (RGB) Scart2S (RGB) (RGB) HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 HDMI4 YPbPr ( RGB ): This indicates that, selection is possible only if Scart-1 has a RGB signal. Restrictions : Scart-1 source must have RGB signal to perform PIP\PAP with sources TV, Scart-2, Scart-2 S, FAV.
  • Page 50 Appendix F: Supported File Formats for USB Mode Format Remarks File Media Extension Video Audio (Maximum resolution/Bit rate etc.) Sample Rate: 8K ~ 48KHz MPEG 1/2 Music Sample Rate: 8K ~ 48KHz, Bit Rate: .mp3 Layer 1/ 2/ 32K~320Kbps 3 (MP3) WxH = 14592x12288, Up to 179 Mega-pixel Baseline JPEG...
  • Page 51: Speci Cations

    Specifi cations TV BROADCASTING PAL/SECAM B/G D/K K’ I/I’ L/L’ RECEIVING CHANNELS VHF (BAND I/III) UHF (BAND U) HYPERBAND MHEG-5 ENGINE compliant with ISO/IEC 13522-5 UK engine Pro le 1 for UK Object carousel support compliant with ISO/IEC 135818-6 and UK DTT pro le Frequency range: 474-850 MHz for UK models 170-862 MHz for EU models Digital...
  • Page 52: Important Instruction

    Product Guarantee This product is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of 1 Year This does not cover the product where the fault is due to misuse, abuse, use in contravention of the instructions, or where the product has been the subject of unauthorised modi cations or alterations, or has been the subject of commercial use In the event of a problem with the product within the guarantee period please return it to your nearest store...

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