Canadian French: You can block TV programs
depending on their French Canadian rating.
– G: General / 8 ans+: Programming generally
considered acceptable for children 8 years and over
to watch on their own. / 13 ans+: Programming may
not be suitable for children under the age of 13. /
16 ans+: Programming is not suitable for children
under the age of 16. / 18 ans+: Programming
restricted to adults.
The V-Chip will automatically block any
category that deals with more sensitive material.
For example, if you block the 8 ans+ category,
then 13 ans+, 16 ans+ and 18 ans+ will
automatically be blocked also.
Downloadable U.S. Rating: Parental restriction
information can be used while watching DTV channels.
If information is not downloaded from the
broadcasting station, the Downloadable U.S.
Rating menu is deactivated.
Parental restriction information is automatically
downloaded while watching DTV channels. It
may take several seconds.
The Downloadable U.S. Rating menu
is available for use after information is
downloaded from the broadcasting station.
However, depending on the information from
the broadcasting station, it may not be available
Parental restriction levels differ depending on
the broadcasting station. The default menu
name and Downloadable US Rating change
depending on the downloaded information.
Even if you set the on-screen display to another
language, the Downloadable U.S. Rating
menu will appear in English only.
The rating will automatically block certain
categories that deal with more sensitive
The rating titles (For example: Humor Level..etc)
and TV ratings (For example: DH, MH, H..etc)
may differ depending on the broadcasting
■ Change PIN: The Change PIN screen will appear.
Choose any 4 digits for your PIN and enter them. As
soon as the 4 digits are entered, the Conﬁrm New
PIN screen appears. Re-enter the same 4 digits. When
the Conﬁrm screen disappears, your PIN has been
How to watch a restricted channel
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:
This channel is blocked by V-Chip. Please enter the PIN
If you forget the PIN, press the remote-control
buttons in the following sequence, which resets
the pin to "0-0-0-0":
Set the menu language.
1. Select Menu Language and press the ENTERE
2. Choose desired language and press the ENTERE
Choose between English, Español and Français.
(On-Screen Text Messages)
■ Caption (Off / On): You can switch the
caption function on or off. If captions are
not available, they will not be displayed on
The Caption feature doesn't work in
Component, HDMI or PC modes.
■ Caption Mode: You can select the desired
The availability of captions depends on the
program being broadcast.
Default / CC1~CC4 / Text1~Text4: (analog channels
only) The Analog Caption function operates in either
analog TV channel mode or when a signal is supplied
from an external device to the TV. (Depending on the
broadcasting signal, the Analog Caption function may or
may not work with digital channels.)
Default / Service1~Service6 / CC1~CC4 /
Text1~Text4: (digital channels only) The Digital Captions
function works with digital channels.
Service1~6 may not be available in digital caption
mode depending on the broadcast.