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  • Page 1 TOSHIBA Leading Innovation >>> r,cable or satellite provider.
  • Page 2 Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba LCD TV.This manua/will help you use the many exciting features of your new LCD TV. Before operating your LCD TV, please read this manual completely, and keep it nearby for future reference.
  • Page 3: Importantsafety Instructions

    brokenglassor liquidfrom the damaged television. importantSafetyinstructions TheLCDpanel i nsidetheTV containsglassanda toxic liquid. If the liquidcomesincontactwithyour mouth 1) Read these instructions. or eyes,or yourskinis cutbybrokenglass,rinsethe Keep these instructions. affectedareathoroughlywithwaterandconsultyour Heed aiiwarnings. doctor. Follow all instructions. • ALWAYS contacta servicetechnician to inspectthe TV any time it hasbeendamaged or dropped.
  • Page 4 26) The apparatusshall not be exposedto dripping or Car8 splashingand that no objects filled with liquids, such Forbetterperformanceandsaferoperationofyour TOSHIBA as vases,shall be placedon the apparatus. TV,follow these recommendations a ndprecautions: 27) Never blockor cover the slots or openingsin the TV cabinet back, bottom, and sides.
  • Page 5 To Displayyour LCDTV on the included especially when the unit is being turned on or off. If these sounds become frequent or continuous, Pedestal Stand: unplug the power cord and contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Center. Observethe following safety precautions: DANGER:RISK OFSERIOUS...
  • Page 6 46" TV 7) VESA Mounting Pattern VESA Mounting Pattern 40" 200x200 mm 46" 400x200 mm (unit in ram) Removingthe Pedestal Stand 1) Carefully lay the front of the unit face down on a flat, cushioned surface such as a quilt or blanket. Leavethe stand protruding over the edge of the surface.
  • Page 7 ® DLNA ®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED M Caution: Changes or modifications to this are trademarks, service marks, or certification equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance. could void the user's authority to operate this ®...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Setting up tile network address lor tile LAN port ....... Auto Setup ................. Initial Setup ................... Manual Setup ................Selecting tile menu language ............Setting tile sleep timer ..............TOSHIBA Logo LED ..............Using REGZA-LINK _> ..............Configuring the antenna input SOUlVelor the ANT/CABLE REGZA-LINK _' playback device (DVD player, etc.) control...
  • Page 9: Chapter1: Introduction

    Features of your new TV The following are just a few of the many exciting features of your new Toshiba widescreen, integrated HD, LCD TV: • Integrated digital tuning (SVSB ATSC QAM) eliminates the need for a separate digital converter set-top box (in most cases).
  • Page 10 TV. THIS TYPE OF DAMAGE IS NOT COVERED UNDER THE TOSHIBA WARRANTY. Do not plug in any power cords until AFTER have connected all cables and devices to your TV. BEFORE connecting...
  • Page 11: Tv Fi'ont And Side Panel Controls And Connections

    Control panel GreenLEDandTOSHIBA L ogoLED VOLUNE ,_ -- These buttons adjust volmne level. Power LED(Green) = Power indicator TOSHIBA Logo LED= O11 or Off (_v page 30). iNPUT -- Repeatedly press to change the source Remote sensor -- Point the remote...
  • Page 12: Tv Back Panel Connections

    HDM[ connection is necessary stereo audio inputs) for connecting devices with receive 1080p signals. component video output, such as a Toshiba (AUDIO) I N-- PC/HDNM PC audio input player with ColorStream terminals are shared with HDM[-I analog audio Note: Component...
  • Page 13: Chapter2: Connectingyour Tv

    Component video cables come in sets of three and are t\_r use with video devices with component video output. (ColorStream ° is Toshiba's brand of component video.) These cables are typically color-coded red, greem and blue. Separate...
  • Page 14: Connectinga Vcrand Antenna, Cabletv Or Camcorder

    Connectinga VCRand antenna, CableTV or Camcorder From CaMe TV or FromCaMe TV TV hackpanel antenna VIDEO 2 inputs an TV right side panel You will need: To view the VCR: Turn ON the VCR. Select the VIDEO 1 video input ,, coaxial cables source on the TV.* ,, standardA/V cables...
  • Page 15: Connecting A Dvd Player With Colorstream

    Connecting a DVD player with ColorStream® (componeflt video), a VCR, receiver arid a sateJJite From antenna TV back pane[ SateJlite receiver with component video or DVDpJayer with component video You will need: To view antenna or Cable channels: * coaxial cables Select the ANT/CABLE video input source on the TV.* standardA/V cables...
  • Page 16: Connecting All Hdmi ¢>Or Dvi Device To Tile Hdmi Input

    To connect a DVI device, you will need: Connecting an HDMJ ®or DVl one HDMI-to-DV[ adapter cable (HDM[ type A device to the HDN] input connector) per DV[ device For proper operation, the length of an HDMI- The HDM[ input on your TV receives digital audio to-DVl adapter cable should not exceed 9.8 ft and uncompressed digital video from an HDM[...
  • Page 17: Regza-Link _> Connection

    HDMI cables with the HDM[ Logo ,, This feature is limited to models incorporating ( H.--lm| o ). Toshiba's REGZA-L[NK. However, Toshiba is not liable for those operations. Refer to the individual instruction manuals for compatibility information. Note: This feature may not work proper/y depending on the devices that are connected.
  • Page 18: Connectinga Digital Audio System

    Note: Connectinga digital audio system ° Some audio systems may not be compatible with Dolby Digital bitstream signals. Older The TV's DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal outputs audio systems that are not compatible with *Dolby _ Digital or 2-channel down-mi×ed standard optical out signals may not work (pulse-code modulation) signal...
  • Page 19: Connectinga Homenetwork

    PC on which you are playing the DVD-Video, some scenes may be skipped or The LAN port allows your Toshiba TV to connect to you may not be able to pause dunbg multi-angle your home network. You can use this revolutionary scenes.
  • Page 20: Toconnectthe Tv To A Home Network

    Toconnectthe TV to a home network the hackof yourTV Modem (DSL or Cable) Router with Huh i ?j _,o,O,,O: [2]{31 Sever PC(with DLNA server function) [1] Coaxial or telephone cable (depending on your modem type) [2] Standard LAN cable [3] De NOT connect a phone jack directly to the TV's LAN port.
  • Page 21: Preparing Tile L_:Lnute Control Lot Use

    Remote control effective range Toshiba device that the remote control is not preprogrammed to operate: For optimum performance, aim the remote control You can program the TV remote control so it will directly at the TV and make sure there is no operate the other device (t_ pages 23-27).
  • Page 22: Learning About Tile Remote Control

    1 POWER t m'ns the TV on and off. When the TV is Learning about the remote control on, the green LED indicator on the TV front will be illuminated. The buttons used for operating the TV only are FREEZE fi'eezes the picture. Press again to restore the described here.
  • Page 23: Using Tile Remote Comml To Comml Your Other Devices

    (as opposed to (_ _T_J). +10 Press to directly access DVD chapters higher than If you have at non-Toshiba device o1"a Toshiba device that the remote control is not preprogrammed to operate, you must first program the remote control to recognize TOP NENU Accesses a DVD's top menu.
  • Page 24: Remote Contlr)L Lunctional Key Chart

    Remote Control funcUonaJ key chart Note: "---" = key does not send a signal in that remote control mode. "_--TV" = key will affect the TV, even though the remote control is in another mode. ° _ Not available for your TV Power Power Power...
  • Page 25: Programming Tile Remote Control To Control Your Other De,Ices

    TV remote control to operate a non-Toshiba device (or a Toshiba device that it is not preprogrammed device, use the device's on_Tinal r emote control. operate), follow the steps below. For details on using Every time you change the batteries, you will need the remote control to operate the device, see page 23.
  • Page 26: Remote Control Codes

    025, 026, 037,/)54 Pioneer 052, 053, (154, (155 Fasco (197 Proscan 00 l, 056 Motorola/G[/ 1162,1169, 07 I, 082, 086, Toshiba 000, 001, 0/12, 003, Qwestar 057,058 Ferrold (189, (196, l (17 004, 005, 0/16,/107, 00 I, 002.1159, (189 Magnavox...
  • Page 27 Motorola Teac (118,029, 037 0(}9,046, (}61 Technics (136 Multitech 0(}9, 012, 018 Tdmika 010,018,065 Toshiba 0(}5,006, 007, 012, 014, 000_ 01 I, 02 I, 023_ 02& 037,043, (153, 05& 06Z 028_ 030, 039, 05Z 07& 07(} 078, O79 Nikko Totevision...
  • Page 28: Chapter4: Menu Layout And Navigation

    Main menu Jayout The tables below and on the next page provide a quick overview of your TV's menu system. MENU To open the main menus (illustrated below), press on the remote control or TV control panel. Picture Mode Sports / Standard / Movie / PC / Preference...
  • Page 29: Setup/Hlstallation Menu Layout

    Setup/installation menu layout The Installation menu contains the Terrestrial and System Status menus. MENU the Installation To open menu (illustrated below), press on the remote control or TV control panel, open installation, Setnp menu, select and press @. Terrestrial Input Configuration [Opens the Input Configuration menu]...
  • Page 30: Chapter 5 : Seuing U Pyourw

    Setup TOSHIBA Logo LED You can select TOSHIBALogo LEDeither On or Off. When you first turn on or reset the TV, the Initial Setup window will appear. Press O and open the Setup menu, highlight MENU Language 1 [n the Menu field, press 4 or _ to Logo LED.
  • Page 31: Programnling Channels Into Tile Tv's Channel Meulory

    (A new set of JnstaJJation menu icons will appear, Programming channels into the Terrestrial as shown below.) Open menu, TV's channel memory highlight Channel Program Start to bring up the Scan, and press @ again to begin channel When you press c_H) or _J on the remote control programming.
  • Page 32: Labelingchannels

    The maximum number of labels that can be Press A or Y to select a channel position to be stored is 128. skipped and press A tick will appear in the To remove channel labels: box.To remove the tick, press E,_ again. Channel Labeling 1 Open the window.
  • Page 33: Setting Tile Hdmi °' Audio Mode

    the HDMI 1 Audio setting changes to "Auto." if PC Audio is set to "Yes," the HDMI 1 Audio setting is set to "Digital" and is grayed out in the menu. (Also see item 4 on page 12and "Setting the PC Audio" on page 50.) Viewing the digital signal meter You can view the digital signal meter in the ANT/ Done and press...
  • Page 34: Viewing Tile System Status

    After the time zone has been set, you will be asked set the current Daylight Saving Time status. To set the Daylight Saving Time status: Press 4 or I_ to select Yes or No, highlight Done, and then press @. Viewing the system status To view system...
  • Page 35: Chapter6: Usingthe Tv'sfeatures

    Press @ repeatedly to highlight the desired input Selecting the video input source EXIT source, and then press O • to view Note: . When selecting REGZA-L/NK input sources To select the video input source to view: from the popup window using _), some 1 Press l_)
  • Page 36: Tuning Channels

    Press at or V to highlight the video source Tuning channels want to label. Tuningchannelsusingthe ChannelBrowser The Channel Browser provides an easy navigation interface for all your channels and inputs. This feature allows you to: * Navigate the contents of all of your inputs. * Keep a list of your favorite channels...
  • Page 37 Elementsof the ChanneIBrowser 1 Current list (History,ART/CABLE inputs, Press Y to highlight History List,and then press 4 Favorites,or REGZA-LINK) o1" _ to select the setting you prefer: either On, or Input type Off. Channel or input currently being viewed Note: History List will be cleared every time Channel or input that is currently the TV is powered...
  • Page 38: Setting The Channel Tuning Mode

    Setting the ChannelTuningNode To tune to a channel or input in Select mode: This feature allows you to choose how tuning will be While watching TV, press _ "_l or _ _ to open the handled for analog and digital channels when the TV Channel Browser and surf back to a previous...
  • Page 39: Tuning To The Nextprogrammed Channel

    Tuning to the nextprogrammed Switchingbetweentwo channels channel usingSurfLock The SurfLock feature temporarily "memorizes" To tune to the next programmed channel: CH RTN Press or _ on the remote control or TV control channel to the button, so you can return to that channel quickly from any other channel...
  • Page 40 To select picture size using menus: Select Picture Size in the Theater Settings memt. TheaterWide 2 Press 4 or _ to select the desired picture size (for letter boxprograms) setting. [}one and press Highlight Io o o] oool Note: Some of the picture sizes may not be available depending on the receiving signal...
  • Page 41: Scrolling The Tbeaterwide _' Picture (Tbeaterwide 2 And 3 Only)

    To set the scroll settings: Press O and open the Picture menu. MENU Rative TheaterSettings Highlight and press EN@. {for480i {HDlVU), 480p {HDNI), 720p, lO8Oi, and 1080p signal programs) ® If receiving a 480i (HDMI), 480p (HDMI), 720p, 1080i, or 1080p signal program, Native mode scales 3 [n the PictureSize field, select either TheaterWide the video to display the entire picture within the 2 or TheaterWide 3 (you cal!l!Ot scroll in any other...
  • Page 42: Using Tile Freeze Lcature

    To turn on the auto aspect ratio feature: To select the picture mode using the menu system: Picture Press O and open the m enu. MENU Picture Press O and open the m enu. MENU Theater S ettings Highlight and press @. Highlight Mode and press _.
  • Page 43: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Adjusting the picture quality Using the closed caption mode You can adjust the picture quality (Contrast, Baseclosed captions Backlight, DynaLight Brightness, Color, Tint, and SharFmess) to your personal preferences. The closed caption mode has two options: * Captions--An on-screen display of the dialogue, narration, and sound effects of TV programs and videos that are closed captioned (usually marked Contrast...
  • Page 44: Digital Ccsettings

    Digital CCSettings change to another analog channel, the closed caption setting will automatically change back to the current You can customize the closed caption display BaseCCNode setting. characteristics by changing the background color, You can also use the gg SeJect0r to select digital opacity, text size, type, edge, and color.
  • Page 45: Selecting Stereo/Sap Broadcasts

    second audio program. If you have SAP on, you will see the current program on the screen but hear the other language instead of the program's normal audio. . If you have SAP on and the station you are watching is not broadcasting a second audio program, the station's normal audio will be outpuL However, occasionally there is no sound at all in SAP mode.
  • Page 46: Using Tile Dolby _' Digital Dynamic Range Control Lcature

    PIN code has not been stored. Press the Channel Usingthe Doiby® Digital Dynamic Number buttons to enter a new four-digit code, RangeControlfeature enter the code a second time to confirm, press @. This dynamic range control feature causes the ATSC dynamic range to be further comwessed,...
  • Page 47: Downloading All Additional Rating System Lor Blocking Tv Progranls And Movies

    Note: The currently tuned station must be transmitted, or controlled by the TV or Toshiba. receiving a digital signal before an additional ° The additional rating system is an evolving rating system can be downloaded.
  • Page 48: Locking Channels

    independent rating system for broadcasters Parental Guidance Suggested (Some material may not be suitable for children) Mature Audience Only (This General Audience (Appropriate program is specifically designed for all ages) to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for Note: TV-iVlA children under 17.)
  • Page 49: Unlockingprogramstemporarily

    Usingthe GameTimer ® Unlockingprogramstemporarily You can use the GameTimer to set a time limit for [f you try to tune the TV to a program that exceeds the rating limits you set, the TV will enter program playing a video game (30-120 minutes).
  • Page 50: Using Tile Pc Settings Leature

    Press _ to select 0U. When the control panel is locked and any button oll the control panel (except P0WFR) is pressed, the message "NOT AVAILABLE" appears. Note: The screen is disrupted momentarily when adjusting the PC settings. This is not a sign of malfunction.
  • Page 51: Using Tile Media Player

    . You must obtain any requiredpermission from copyright owners to use copyright content. Toshiba cannot and does not grant such permission. o Depending on the file size and amount in your Note: USB storage device, it may take some time...
  • Page 52: Viewing Photo Files

    Viewing photoflies To start slideshow, press @ ill the Single View mode. There are three types of view modes. Press "9 / _ to view the previous/next photo. Multi View: To set Interval Time and Repeat settings: This view allows you to search for photos in a grid format.
  • Page 53: Viewing Photo Files With Playing Inusic Files At Same Time

    Maximum photo size: 6 MB Duringplayback Maximum number of files: 500 / folder Maximum photo resolution: 4096 x 4096 pixels PAUSE]STEP * Press to pause. Best photo resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels PLAY To resume normal playback, press CE)- Movie Viewer specifications SKIP SKIP , To locate a specific hie, press _)
  • Page 54: Viewing Movie Files

    Viewing movie _es Photo Photo list (Multi view) See page 52. You can select movies from a list of available files. Sorting (Only USBstorage device) To sort the Iblders and files 0nick Press MENU to open Menu from Multi View mode. Press A or V to select Sort.
  • Page 55: Setting Up Tile Network Address Lor Tile Lan Port

    Movie Movie list (Multi view) See page 54. Music Music list (Multi view) See page 52. Sorting (0nly USB storage device) Sorting(0nly USB storagedevice) To sort the lblders and files To sort the folders and files to open the Quick Menu Press ©...
  • Page 56: Auto Setup

    A or V to highlight then press @. This is a new feature that uses CEC technology and allows you to control Toshiba REGZA-LINK Press 'V' to highlight Auto Setup, and then press compatible devices fi'om the TV remote via HDM[...
  • Page 57: Regza-Link _' Playback Device (Dvd Player, Etc.) Control 56 Regza-Link _' Input Source Selection

    REGZA-LINR ®inputsource seiecUon Fast-forwaMs. If a REGZA-LINK device with HDM[ switching Rewinds/reverses. capability (e.g. Audio Receiver) is connected to A V41_- Navigate contents menu, etc. the HDM[ input, you can select another REGZA- LINK device that is connected to the master HDM[ Enters contents menu, etc.
  • Page 58: Displaying Tv Status Inliwmation

    ®Stereo, Mono or SAP audio status (when HDMI input From this item, you can set your audio mode, Dolby Digital or PCM) output preference to the TV speakers ®Video resolution or the audio receiver speakers. When ®Aspect ratio of incoming video signal (4:3 or 16:9) this item is set to Audio Receiver, Speaker ®V-Chip rating status...
  • Page 59: Using Tile Ad'_Anced Picture Settings Leatures

    Selecting the color temperature Usingthe advanced picture You can change the quality of the picture by selectil!g settings features from three preset color temperatures (Cool, Medium, aim Warm), as described below. UsingDynamicContrast Dynamic Contrast detects changes in picture quality Cool blueish that affect the appearance...
  • Page 60: Selecting Tile Cinema Mode

    Selectingthe cinema mode Usingthe Film Stabilization feature This feature helps to eliminate video shaking. When you view a DVD (3:2 pulldown processed) To turn on Film Stabilization: from a DVD player connected to the 7][}E0 1, VIDEO2, C010rStream liD (component video), or liDS] inputs MENU Press 0 and open the Picture menu, highlight...
  • Page 61: Using Mpeg Noise Reduction

    UsingNPEGnoisereduction Usingthe advanced audio settings features The MPEG noise reduction feature allows to reduce visible interference caused by MPEG compression. Choices for MPEG noise reduction Usingthe QSound _ soundfeature are Off, Low, MiddJe, and Nigh. Off is automatically selected when this feature is disabled ("grayed out").
  • Page 62: Chapter8: Trouneshooting

    Noisy picture Generaltroubleshooting • [f you are watching an analog channel (off- air broadcast or Cable TV), you can set the CableClear _'feature to reduce visible interference Before calling a service technician, please check this chapter for a possible cause of the problem and some in the TV picture (_:_>page 60).
  • Page 63 TV. • The REGZA-LINK feature is available • The remote control batteries may be dead. Toshiba REGZA-LINK compatible devices. Replace the batteries (_v page 21 ). • Make sure the HDM[ cables with the HDM[ •...
  • Page 64 Network Setup fails (Auto) • Copyright protection contents stored in the ,_ The LAN cables are not connected properly or at DLNA recognition server may not be able to be all. Connect all cables. played. • "The DHCP service is not enabled oll the router, •...
  • Page 65: Chapter9: Appendix

    HDMF' INPUT: Specifications HDM[ compliant (type A connector) HDCP compliant Note: Suggested formats: See table on the next page. o This model complies with the HDM[ Audio: 2-channel Linea>PCM; specifications listed below. 32144.1148 kHz o Designs and specifications are subject sampling frequency;...
  • Page 66: Acceptable Signal Lormats Lur Pc In And Hdmi Terminals

    AcceptaNe signal formats for PCIN and HDN! terminals PC IN signal formats Note: Depending on the connected PC, the following status may occur; incorrect display, false format detection, picture position failure, blur, or judde_ But this is not a malfunction of your T_/ 640 x 480 59.940Hz...
  • Page 67: Limited United States Warranty Lor Lcd Televisions

    (1) A purchase receipt or other proof of the original Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. ("TACP") purchase date is required for Warranty service. makes the following limited warranties to original (2) All warranty servicing of this LCD Television must be consumers in the United States.
  • Page 68: Limited Canadian Warranty Lor Tushiba Brand Flat Panel Televisions

    Toshiba Brand Fiat PaneJ TeJevisJons responsibility. Warranties extend only to material defects in Toshiba of Canada Limited ("TCL") makes the following materials or workmanship as limited above, and do limited warranties to original consumers in Canada.
  • Page 69 Service of a Television on which the TOSHIBA THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE TELEVISION, EVEN IF ANY OF THE RELATED PARTIES HAS BEEN label or logo, rating label or serial number have been defaced or removed; ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES Damage to the Television caused by failure OR OF ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY.
  • Page 70 If, after following all of the operating instructions in this manual, checked the "Troubleshooting" section, and have visited!support f or additional information, you find that service is needed, please contact TCL Customer Support toll free at 1 800 268- 3404.

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