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VlZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual
Dear VlZlO Customer,
Congratulations
on your new VlZtO VX32L High
Definition LCD Television
purchase.
Thank you
for your support.
For maximum benefit of your set,
please read these instructions
before making any
adjustments, and retain them for future reference.
We
hope you will
experience
many years
of
enjoyment
from
your new VlZlO
VX32L
High
Definition Television.
For assistance,
please call (949) 428-2525 or e-
mail us at techsupport@vinc.com.
To purchase
or inquire about accessories
and
installation
services for your VlZlO
LCD HDTV,
please visit our website at www.VlZlO.com
or
call toll free at 888-VlZIOCE
(888-849-4623).
We recommend
you register your VlZlO VX32L
HDTVl0A
either at our website www.VlZlO.com
or fill in your registration card and mail it in.
For
peace
of mind and to protect your investment
beyond the standard warranty, VlZlO
offers on-
site extended
warranty
service
plans.
These
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give
additional
coverage
during
the
standard warranty period. Visit our website or call
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  • Page 1 VlZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual Dear VlZlO Customer, Congratulations on your new VlZtO VX32L High Definition LCD Television purchase. Thank you for your support. For maximum benefit of your set, please read these instructions before making any adjustments, and retain them for future reference. hope you will experience many years...
  • Page 2 VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND TESTED FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATORY SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS This product is designed and manufactured to operate within defined design limits, and misuse may result in electric shock or fire. To prevent the product from being damaged, the following rules should...
  • Page 3 VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual TeLevision Antenna Connection Protection External TeLevision Antenna Groundinq If an outside antenna/satellite dish or cable system is to be connected to the TV, make sure that the antenna or cable system is electrically grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and static charges.
  • Page 4 VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual Opeoioq PBokBqe Your VlZIO VX32L HDTVl0A and it accompanying accessories are carefully packed in a cardboard carton that has been designed to protect it from transportation damage. Now you have opened the carton check that the VX32L HDTVl0A is in good condition and that all of the accessories are included.
  • Page 5: Installation Preparation

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual InstaLLation Preparation Please read this user manual carefully before installing your VlZtO HDTV. The power consumption of the TV is about 180W, please use the power cord designated for TV. When an extension cord is required, use one with the correct power rating. The cord must be grounded and the grounding feature must not be defeated.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual Tabke Contents Chapter 1 Basic G©ntrol.s Connections ..............1.1 Front Panel ................................1.2 Right Side Panel Controls ........................... 1.3 Left Side Connections ............................1.4 Rear Panel Connections ............................. 1.5 VlZlO Remote Control ............................1.5.1 Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control ....................
  • Page 7 VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4.5 DTV / TV Input Setup ............................4.5.1 Language ..............................4.5.2 Sleep Timer ............................... 4.5.3 Analog Closed Caption ..........................4.5.4 Digital Closed Caption ..........................4.5.5 Digital Closed Caption Style ........................4.5.6 Reset All Settings ............................4.6 DTV / TV Input Parental Control ........................
  • Page 8: Basic G©Ntrol.s And Connections

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual Chapter Basic ControLs Connections Front Panel Power 'VlZlO' light - The VtZlO name lights white when powered on and orange when powered off. Remote Control Sensor - This is the window through which all of the remote control signals pass to the sensor. Point the remote control directly at this window for the best response to the remote signal.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel Connections

    The white color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection. Your VlZtO Certified HDMI cables are available for purchase from www.VIZIO.com or by calling 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623). HDMI 2 - Connect the secondary source for digital video such as a DVD multimedia player or set top box through this all digital connector.
  • Page 10: Vlzlo Remote Control

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual WIZIO Remote Controt Remote LED - Blinks when the remote operates. POWER - Press this button to turn the TV on from the Standby mode. Press it again to return to the Standby mode. Number Button Pad - Use these buttons to select a channel or enter a password.
  • Page 11 VlZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual WIDE - This button cycles through the available screen formats. The options for SD (Standard Definition 4:3) are Normal, Zoom and Panoramic.. The options for HD (High Definition 16:9) and RGB PC are Normal and Zoom. SLEEP - This button allows the user to select the sleep options by adjusting the timer for 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
  • Page 12: Insertion Of Batteries In The Remote Control

    VtZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual 1°Sol Mnsertion Batteries Remote Control Insert two AA batteries into the remote control. Make sure that you match the (+) and (-) symbols on the batteries with the (+) and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment. Re-attach the battery cover.
  • Page 13: Eonnectinq Equipment

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual Chapter Connectinq Equipment Connection I Use? a°i Which Video Should The VlZlO VX32L has six different ways to connect your video equipment from a basic connection to the most advanced for digital displays. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) - It is the first and only industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital...
  • Page 14: Connecting Coaxial (Rf)

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual Connecbinq Coaxiat (RF) 2,2,1 Usinq Your Antenna Oiqibak Oabke _® Turn off the power to the HDTV. Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or digital cable (out-of-the-wall, not from the Cable Box) to the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA connector.
  • Page 15: Connecting Your Hdtv Set-Top Box

    VtZlO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual a,3 Connecbinq Your HDTV SeboTop 2o3oi Usinq HDMI HDTV Set-Top Boxes that have a HDMI digital interface should be connected to the HDMI input of the LCD HDTV for optimal results. _® Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box. Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your HDTV Set-Top Box and the other end to the HDMt Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
  • Page 16: Hdtv

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual HDTV Set-Top Boxes with ° _® Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box. Using a HDMI-DVl cable, connect the DVl end to your HDTV Set-Top Box and the HDMI end to the HDMI Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV. Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the cable to the audio output connectors associated with the DVl output on your HDTV Set-Top Box and connect the other...
  • Page 17: Using Component Video

    VlZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual 2.3,2 Usinq Component Video Connectinq vour HDTV Set-Top (Better): Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box. Connect the Y (green color) connector on your HDTV Set-Top Box to the corresponding (green color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
  • Page 18: Connecting Your Basic Set-Top Box

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual Conneotinq roof Basic SetoTop 2,4,i Usinq Composite Video _® Turn off the power to the HDTV and Set-Top Box. Using the AV Cable, connect the Video (yellow color) connector on your Set-Top Box to the corresponding Video (yellow color) connector in the AV2 group (yellow color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
  • Page 19: Connecting Your Dvd Player

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual s,S Eonnectinq DWD Prayer Your You have several options for connecting your DVD player to your VX32L; HDMI, Component, AV (S- Video or Composite) inputs. Based on your configuration, you can decide which option is right for you. s°S.z Usinq HDMI...
  • Page 20: Using Component Video

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 2.5_2 Usinq Component Video Connectinq your Player (Better}: t3 ¸ Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player. Connect the Y (green color) connector on your DVD player to the corresponding Y (green color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
  • Page 21: Using S-Video (Avl)

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual s,S,3 Usinq SoVideo {AVl} Connecbinq vour DUD Player {Good}: Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD ..player. Connect the S-Video jack on the rear of your DVD player to the S-Video jack in the AVl group on the side of the HDTV. Connect an audio cable (white and red connectors) audio...
  • Page 22: Connecting Your Vcr Or Video Camera

    VlZlO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual Connectinq Your Camera Video Turn off the HDTV and VCR or Video Camera. Connect the S-Video jack on the rear of your VCR ..or Video Camera to the S-Video jack in the AVl group on the side of the HDTV. Connect an audio cable (white and red connectors) cable to the audio output connectors associated...
  • Page 23: Preset Pc Resolutions

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 2o7oi Pmeset Resolutions If connecting to a PC through the RGB PC input, set the TV timing mode to VESA 1366x768 at 60Hz for best picture quality (refer to the graphic card's user guide for questions on how to set this timing mode).
  • Page 24 VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual Chapter 3 Se ioq Watch TeLevision For 'Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting', see page 5. Basic HDTU Start Connecting the Power Cable Connect the power cord to the power cord connector on the back of the HDTV, and then plug the power cord into an AC wall socket.
  • Page 25 VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual TheLanguage c hoice screen will bedisplayed; thedefaultEnglish option is highlighted. I f youwish tochange theOSDlanguage t o Fran£ais o r Espa_ol, press the button ontheremote control t o select t helanguage y ouwant. Press the Inl button on the remote to go to the next screen.
  • Page 26 VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual The screen will now change to show the progress of the search for Analog (NTSC) and Digital (ATSC) channels. Noe:DTVcigila broadcas is no avaiabeina aeas. Re[e_ o www.antennaweb.or,q o ge inI_>rma ion abou avaiabiily ir_ you_ aea an e Ina arid i__ which di_ectio _o poir_l you_...
  • Page 27: Watching A Tv Program

    Using this feature, you can watch video content in different size modes on the HDTV. Press the WIDE button on the remote control to switch among the modes. Fore more information see Section 4.17.1 - Viewing Modes, on page 46. Version 3/13/2007 www.VIZIO.com...
  • Page 28: Program Information

    VlZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual Proqram Information Press the GUIDE button on the remote and program information for the channel you are watching will be displayed on the screen with the live program content in a small window in the lower left corner. Press the _ or I_! button to scroll up or down the channels.
  • Page 29: Using The On Screen Display (Osd)

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual Ehaptem 4 Rdvanced Rdoustment off HDTW 4.,i Usin9 Scmeen Display {OSD} The remote control or the control buttons on the right hand side of the TV can control all the function settings. The On Screen Display (OSD) allows you to adjust the save contrast, brightness and other settings.
  • Page 30: Dtv / Tv Input Pictureadjustment

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual A,_ DTV / TV input PictuFe Rd3ustment 4,_.1 Pictume Mode When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen Display (OSD) appears PICTURE adjustment page. Press the _lkbutton to highlight the Picture Mode selection. Use the _1 or I_1 button to choose from Custom, Standard, Movie and Game.
  • Page 31: Brightness

    VlZtO VX32LHDTVIOA UserManual 4 so3 Briqhtness Press the _ button to highlight the Brightness selection. Press theObutton to start adjusting the brightness and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a small Brightness Indicator Bar so you can see the brightness level between the minimum and maximum available levels.
  • Page 32: Sharpness

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4.2,7 Sharpness Press the_ button tohighlight theSharpness selection. Press theObutton to start a djusting t hesharpnessand themenu page will d isappearand be replacedby a smallSharpness Indicator Bar so you can see thesharpnesslevel between theminimum and maximum available levels. Use the D or O button to adjust thelevel.
  • Page 33: Advanced Video

    Contrast Ratio) Press the _ button to highlight DCR= Turnin_g on this feature can improve the contrast (see section 4.2.4 Contrast) of the picture. Press the _1 or O button to turn this feature On or Off. Version 3/13/2007 www.VIZIO.com...
  • Page 34: Dtv / Tv Input Audio Adjustment

    VlZlO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual 4,3 DTV / TV Input Rudio Rd]ustment 4,3°i Votome When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen Display (OSD) appears PICTURE adjustment page. Press the _ button to display the AUDIO ADJUST page. Press the _, button to highlight the Volume selection.
  • Page 35: 4- 3, $ Surround

    VlZtO VX32LHDTVIOA UserManual 4- 3, $ Surround Press the _ button to highlight the Surround selection. Press the _ button to select for the simulated surround sound feature to be On or Off. 4°3,6 Speakers Press the _ button to highlight the Speakers selection. Press the O button to turn the internal speakers On or Off.
  • Page 36: Time Zone

    VlZlOVX32LHDTVIOA UserManual 4°4,4 Time Zone Setting the correct Time Zone for your area will ensure that the correct program times are shown after pressing the GUIDE button on the remote control. Press the I_ button to highlight the Auto Search selection.
  • Page 37: Digital Closed Caption Style

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4,SOS Diqits[ Closed Csptiom StV_oe When selecting Digital Closed Caption you are also able to customize the look of the Closed Caption. Press the _ button to highlight the Digital CC Style selection. The default is Broadcast which means the style is the same as the broadcast channel has chosen for transmission.
  • Page 38: Dtv / Tv Input Parental Control

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4,5 OTY / TY Input Parental Control 4°6,1 Channel Block If you want to restrict certain channel and program viewing, you can do this by turning on the Parental Control. Selected programs, movies and channels can then be made available only after an authorized password has been entered and accepted by the TV.
  • Page 39: Tv Rating

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual Ratinq 4.6.2 Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.6.1 to display the Parental Control menu and then press the t_ button to highlight the TV Rating selection. Press the _ button and the Block TV Rating panel will be displayed.
  • Page 40: Blocked Unrated Programming

    VtZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4°6°4 Blocked Unrated Proqramminq Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.6.1 to display the Parental Control menu and then press the _lb button to highlight the Block Unrated TV selection. Press the a button to turn-on or turn-off blocking of programming that does not have a...
  • Page 41: Hdmi Input Picture Adjustment

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4°7 mioture HDM_ input Rdoustment The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same way for the HDMI Input as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.2. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV or Parental Control adjustments.
  • Page 42: Video Input Picture Adjustment

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4,so Video Input Piobure Ad]ustment The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same way for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.2. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV adjustments.
  • Page 43: Video Input Parental Control

    VtZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4,13 Video Input Parentat [ontrot The Parental Control menu operates in the same way for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.6. The menu difference is that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV adjustments.
  • Page 44: Contrast

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual TheBrightness a djusts the blacklevelsin the picture.If thebrightness i s too lowyouwill notbeableto seethe detailin darkerpartsof the picture andif the brightness i s too highthe picture will lookwashed out. 4°14 4 Contrast Press the _ button to highlight the Contrast selection. Press the O button to start adjusting the contrast and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a small Contrast Indicator Bar so you can see the contrast level between the minimum and maximum available levels.
  • Page 45: H-Size

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual H°SmZE 4.14.6 Press the _ button to highlight the H-Size selection. Press theObutton to start adjusting the horizontal size of the picture. Use the D or O button to adjust the horizontal size. Posibion 4.14°7 Press the _ button to highlight the Horizontal Shift selection.
  • Page 46: Understanding Viewing Features

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4,17 Understandinq Wiewinq Features Your HDTV features four viewing modes and Picture-In-Picture (PIP) mode. You can switch viewing modes using the remote control. 4STS Wiewinq Modes Normal Mode The original 4:3 aspect ratio (1.33:1 source) is preserved, so black bars are added to the left and right of the display image.
  • Page 47: Picture-In-Picture(Pip) Mode

    VlZtO VX32L HDTV10A User Manual Pictureolnopicture{PIP] Mode 4.17._ Your TV features PIP mode so you can watch two pictures at the same time. When PIP is turned on, you can display two pictures at one time. One picture is displayed as the full screen (main screen) and the other picture is displayed in a small window (sub screen).
  • Page 48: Setting The Sleep Timer

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual 4o174 Sebbinq Sleep Timer The Sleep Timer lets you set a time delay to turn off the LCD HDTV automatically. To set the Sleep Timer using the remote control: Press the SLEEP button on the remote control. The Sleep Timer appears in the center of you screen.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting Guide

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual TroubLeshoobinq Guide If the TV fails or the performance changes dramatically, check the display in accordance with the following instructions. Remember to check the peripherals to pinpoint the source of the failure. If the display still fails to perform as expected, contact the VlZtO for assistance by calling 1-(949) 428-2525 or e-mail us at techsupport(_,vinc.com.
  • Page 50: Telephone & Technical Support

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual If you are using TV, AV-C, AV-S or Component with 480i input, use the WIDE button on the remote control to scroll through various screen modes. You can see a picture but you Make sure that the volume is not turned down.
  • Page 51: Compliance

    VlZtO VX32LHDTV10A UserManual CompUanoe Caution: Always use a power cable that is properly grounded. Please use the AC cords listed below for each area. Canada Germany BASE/BS Japan Electric Appliance Control Act S°S Crass B Radio Interference Sbabemenb NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 52: Specifications

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual Ehapter 8 MisceLtaneous Information Specifiications Panel 32" Diagonal, 16:9 Aspect Ratio Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels Pixel (Dot) Pitch 0.51075mm (H) x 0.51075mm Display Compatibility HDTV (720P) Signal Compatibility 480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV) Colors 16.77 Million (8-bit) Brightness...
  • Page 53: Glossary - Standard Definitions

    VlZlOVX32LHDTV10A UserManual G[ossarv - Standard Oefiinitions Analog TV: Today's TV system using radio frequency waves to transmit and display pictures and sound. Aspect Ratio (4x3): Traditional TV "aspect ratio", that is, the screen's width as compared to its height. For example, a "32 inch TV screen" would be 25 inches wide and 19 inches tall. Aspect Ratio (16x9): "Wide screen TV"...
  • Page 54: Index

    DVD Player, DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction, Flesh Tone, Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 16 White Peak Limiter, Glossary, Cleaning your VIZIO TV, 48 Coax (RF) Connecting for DTV, Connecting your Basic Set Top Box, HDMI Component Connecting your DVD Player,...
  • Page 55 Control TV Tuner Setup, 35 Setting the Sleep Timer, 48 Auto Search, Using your Cable or Satellite Remote to Operate your Skip Channel, VIZIO TV, 48 Tuner Mode, Connecting your PC, 22 Video Input Audio Adjustment, Screen Size explanation, Parental...