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Color Television
Operating Instructions
®
CT-27SF13
CT-31SF13
Read these instructions
completely
before operating this set.
Contents
subject to change without notice or obligation.
Copyright 1996 by Matsushita Electric Corporation
of America.
All rights reserved. Unauthorized
copying and distribution is a violation of law.
Printed in LISA
TQB2AA0033

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  • Page 1 Color Television Operating Instructions ® CT-27SF13 CT-31SF13 Read these instructions completely before operating this set. Contents subject to change without notice or obligation. Printed in LISA TQB2AA0033 Copyright 1996 by Matsushita Electric Corporation of America. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying and distribution is a violation of law.
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions WARNING WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock do not remove cover or back. No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. The lightning flash with ar- The exclamation point within a triangle is intended to tell is intended to tell the user the user that important oper- that parts inside the product...
  • Page 3: Specifications

    14.Ifanoutside antenna isconnected t othetelevision e quipment, besuretheantenna system isgrounded s oastoprovide someprotection a gainst v oltage surges andbuiltupstaticcharges. I ntheU.S.Section 810of theNational Electrical Code andinCanada Part1oftheCanadian E lectrical Code provides i nformation withrespect toproper g rounding o fthe mast a ndsupporting s tructure, grounding o fthelead-in wiretoanantenna dischar.ge unit, s izeofgrounding c onductors, location ofantenna-discharge unit,connection togrounding e lectrodes, andrequirements forthegrounding e lectrode.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Congratulations on Your New Purchase Your new video component features an all solid state chassis which is designed to give you many years of enjoyment. It was thoroughly tested and adjusted at the factory for best performance. In order for you to take full advantage of your new video component, please read and follow the installation and operating instructions supplied with this product.
  • Page 5 Table of Contents (cont.) VCR Infrared Codes Index ..... Set Up Features ......Clock (Auto) ....... Cable Converter Box and CD Players Clock (Manual) ......Infrared Codes Index ...... Set Day ........Cassette Players, AV Receivers, and Amplifiers Mode (TV or Cable) ......Infrared Codes Index ......
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation Receiver Location This unit is intended to be used with an optional stand or entertainment center. L;onsult yuuJ deale_ Jor_va_lable uptJo_ _. Locate for comfortable viewing. Avoid placing where sunlight or other bright light (including reflections) will fall on the screen.
  • Page 7: Antenna/Cable Connections

    Installation (cont.) Antenna/Cable Connections Antenna Connection - For proper reception of VHF/UHF channels an external antenna is required. For best reception an outdoor antenna is recommended. Antenna Mode must be set to TV. (Refer to Antenna Mode section.) Indoor Outdoor Incoming Cable From Home Antenna (75 Ohm) Typical VHF/UHF Antenna VHF/UHF...
  • Page 8: Optional Equipment Connection And Operation

    Optional Equipment Connection and Operation To Audio AMP Connection (Stereo) TERMINALS ON BACK OF RECEIVER • To Audio AMP Connect to an external audio amp auxiliary input tor monitoring sound through a stereo system. NOTE: '%0 AUDIO AMP" terminals cannot be used for external speakers. Adjustment - When an audio amp is connected to 'qO AUDIO AMP"...
  • Page 9: S-Video Connection

    Optional Equipment Connection and Operation (cont.) S-Video Connection VCR or VIDEO DISC TERMINALS ON BACK OF RECEIVER VCR S-VIDEO (YC) CONNECTOR OPTIONAL lli!iiii!Tiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiii TERMINALS BACK OF VCR Operation Connect S-Video (YC) connector to S-Video Terminals. Make connections to L and R Input 1 Audio jacks. Select Video1 mode by pressing the TVNIDEO button (or reter to the Input _elect Me=_u).
  • Page 10 Location of Controls (Receiver) Front Control Panel POWER • VOL • • CH • ACTION "IV/VIDEO Control Sensor Quick Reference Control Operation ower Button - Press to turn ON or OFF. olume Buttons - Press to adjust Sound Level. Press to adjust Audio Menus, Video operating Menus and select...
  • Page 11: Location Of Controls For The Remote Unit

    Basic Remote Control Functions The following is a basic overview of the remote control unit for television ® Power Button - Press to turn the TV ON or OFF. Volume Buttons - Press to adjust TV sound level. Use with Channel buttons to navigate in menus. Channel Buttons- Press to select channels.
  • Page 12: Quick Reference Functional Key Chart

    Remote Control Quick Reference Functional Key Chart Selects Channel Selects Channel Selects Channel CABLE, DSS @®® (_) Selects Tuner RECEIVER/AMPLIFIER ® Selects CD Player ®®® (_) Selects Tape Cassette Player ® VCR1 ®®® (_) VCR 2 ® VCR 3 ® Selects Track Number CD PLAYER LD PLAYER...
  • Page 13 Remote Control Quick Reference Functional Key Chart (cont.) Side A/B Selects Previously l uned L;hanLLuI CABLE Selects Previously Tuned Channel Selects Previously Tuned Channel Selects Previously Tuned Channel RECEIVER/AMPLIFIER Switches between AM and FM Selects Next Disc TAPE CASSETTE PLAYER Selects Tape Cassette Player A or B Activates TV Menus Acts as Menu Button for DSS...
  • Page 14: Control Operation

    Control Operation Channel Change (UP/DOWN) Pressthe CHANNEL (CH) UP/DOWN buttonto sequentially scan through programmed channels (when On-Screen menus are not displayed). NOTE: Press the TV Mode button to operate TV Remote Power Button functions, if necessary. - Press the POWER button after selecting a mode to turn ON.
  • Page 15: Recall Button

    Multi Button Control Operation (cont.) The MULTI button can be programmed to operate up to six (6) Remote function buttons at the same time. Helpful Hints: For Example: TV Power/On, VCR Power/On and Cable box Power/On (selected brands) can be operated at the same time with one press of the MULTI button.
  • Page 16: Main Menu (Trilingual Animated Icons)

    Main Menu (Trilingual Animated Icons) NOTE: Only the selected Icon will be animated. Located On Remote Control Displays and Exits Menus Highlight Desired when Menu is Displayed Selects or Adjusts Features when Menu is Displayed Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu with Icons. Press the CH UP/DOWN and the VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select the desired Icon when the Main Menu is displayed (selected Icon will be indicated in Red).
  • Page 17: Picture Adjustments

    Color, Tint, Brightness, Picture and Picture Adjustments Sharpness Adjustments • Picture Norm • Sharpness Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. • Color • ColorTemp(Temperature) • Tint • Auto Color Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Picture Icon. •...
  • Page 18: Auto Color

    Picture Adjustment Auto Color (cont.) - This feature automatically optimizes color adjustment to compensate for signal variations. Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Picture Icon. Press the ACTION button to display the Picture Adjustment Menu.
  • Page 19: Audio Adjustment

    Audio Norm Audio Adjustments --This feature is used to reset BASS, TREBLE and BALANCE back to a factory preset level. • Audio Norm Press the ACTION button to displaythe Main Menu. • Bass Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT •...
  • Page 20: Mode - Stereo/Sap/Mono

    Audio Adjustments (cont.) [TV] Speaker - This feature is used to turn the internal speakers "ON" or "OFF". It is used when the Receiver is connected to an External Audio Amplifier. (Refer to 'q'o Audio Amp Connection" section for Located On Remote Control further information.) Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu.
  • Page 21: Surround

    Surround - use the Surround Feature to enhance Audio Adjustments (cont.) audio response when listening to Stereo broadcasts. Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Audio Icon. Press the ACTION button to display the Audio Adjustment Menu.
  • Page 22: Input Select

    Input Select Main (Picture) Input Selection This feature is used to select TV Mode Operation or one of two Video Inputs for the Main Picture (used with optional accessory Video equipment). Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Input Select Icon.
  • Page 23: Timer Features

    Timer Feature Sleep Timer - This feature is used for automatic turn OFF in 30, 60, or 90 minutes as desired. NOTE: Display will flash 3, 2, and 1 to indicate the last three remaining minutes prior to turn OFF. To deactivate, press the LEFT or RIGHT button until "NO"...
  • Page 24: Program Timer

    Highlight the Timer I Day/Days option. Timer Feature (cont.) Press the VOL LEFT/RIGHT button to set the day or days you wish the Receiver to turn ON. options setting are: (MON-FRI), (SAT-SUN), (DAILY), (SUN), (MON), (TUE), (WED), (THR), (FRI), (SAT), (EVR SUN), (EVR Special Feature: MON), (EVR TUE),...
  • Page 25: Lockout Features

    Lockout Features Lockout Mode This feature allows you to lockout: • Game Lockout • Channel Lockout Game - (Lockout Channel 3 and 4 plus Video Inputs.) • All Channels plus Video Inputs Lockout • Channel - (Lockout up to four (4) Channels.) •...
  • Page 26: Unlock

    Lockout Features Unlock (cont.) Follow Steps 1 through 3 from previous page and enter same 3-digit code as in Step 7. Channel Unlocked display will appear. NOTE: When the LOCK MODE CHANNEL is selected, perform procedure Steps A through D. ENTER SAME 3-DIGIT CODE Step A Press the CH DOWN button to highlight "LOCK THESE...
  • Page 27: Favorite Channel Feature

    Favorite Channel Feature Favorite Channel Select -The Favorite Channel Programming feature allows you to program up . Chan (Channel) Scan All/Fay to 15 of your favorite channels. You can use the CH • Fav CH Select buttons on the Remote Control to scan channels without going through channels you don't normally view.
  • Page 28: Channel Caption Feature

    Channel Caption Features Preset Caption This feature allows you l.o select tr_i=_ bt_ pleset • Preset Caption captions, and assign corresponding channel numbers • Manual Caption utilized in your area. Captions are easily assigned to the channel numbers you select by following the simple steps outlined below.
  • Page 29: Manual Caption

    Channel Caption Features Manual Caption (cont.) Channel Caption (Station Identifier) allows you to input the call names of up to 30 stations into memory (using up to four (4) characters). The call name will then display, along with channel number when changing channels...
  • Page 30: Trilingual Menu Selection

    Trilingual Menu Selection Language Selection (English/Spanish/French) The Language Menu is factory set to ENGLISH. Follow these instructions to change the Language Menu to Spanish, French, and back to English. Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. Located On Remote Control Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Language ENGLISH / ESPANOL (Spanish) / FRANCAIS (French) Icon.
  • Page 31: Set Up Features

    Set-Up Features Press the CH UP/DOWN button to highlight CLOCK. Press the VOL LEFT/RIGHT button to select AUTO • Clock (Auto) (if necessary). • Clock (Manual) Press the CH DOWN button to highlight AUTO TIME • Set Time SET. • Set Day •...
  • Page 32 Set-U p Featu res (Clock Auto - cont.) 13. Press the VOL LEFT/RIGHT button to display the AUTO TIME SET ACTIVATE Menu. WAITING FOR CORRECT TIME AND DAY INCOMPLETE READ MENU COMPLETED READ MENU 14. Press ACTION button four times to exit menus. - 32 -...
  • Page 33: Clock (Manual)

    Clock (Manual) Set-Up Features - Clock (when set) will display On (cont.) Screen at initial turn on, after a channel change and when pressing Recall button. It must be set in order to operate the dual Timer feature. Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Set Up Icon.
  • Page 34: Set Day

    Set-Up Features (cont.) Set Day - The day of the week must be set in order to operate the Dual Timer feature. Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu. Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT button to highlight the Set Up Icon. Press the ACTION button to display the Set Up Menu.
  • Page 35: Mode (Tv Or Cable)

    Set-Up Features Mode (cont.) (TV or Cable) IMPORTANT NOTE: The proper input mode must be selected for the type of signal at the antenna input. • TV is used when the Receiver is not connected to a Cable TV System, for example, when using a VHF/ UHF antenna (Channels 02-69).
  • Page 36: Auto Program

    Set Up Features (cont.) Auto Program - The Auto Programming feature allows you to place all channels with a video signal into Channel Scan Memory. When you press the CHANNEL UP/DOWN button, only those channels with a video signal will be accessed. NOTE: TV or Cable Tuning mode must be set properly for your system.
  • Page 37: Manual Program

    Manual Program Set Up Features (cont.) - This feature allows you to select which channels are placed into Channel Scan Memory so when you press the CHANNEL UP/DOWN button only those channels you desire will be accessed. Pressthe ACTION button to displaythe Main Menu. Press the CH UP/DOWN and VOL LEFT/RIGHT buttons to highlight the Set Up Icon.
  • Page 38: On Mute

    Set-Up Features On Mute (cont.) Activates the On Screen Closed Caption feature when the MUTE button on the Remote Control is pressed. To deactivate press the MUTE button again. NOTE: This feature only functions when the Close Caption Mode is in the "OFF" position. program being viewed must be broadcast with Located On Remote Control Closed Caption.
  • Page 39: Mode

    Mode Set-Up Features - This Receiver has a built in decoder (cont.) that provides a visual depiction of the audio portion of a television program in the form of written words across screen (white or colored letters on a black background).
  • Page 40: Programming The Remote Control Using Access Codes

    Programming the Remote Control Using Access Codes The remote control can be preset for other manufacturers, by utilizing the MODE SELECTION BUTTONS for CABLE, DSS, VCR, RCVR (a Receiver or Amplifier), CD, LD, and AUX (for Cassette Players or a DVD.) Procedure - Code Known Procedure for setting up the remote using the...
  • Page 41: Vcr Infrared Codes Index

    Multitech 000, 072 Aiwa 038, 041,067 Akai 041,061 Nikko Noblex American High Asha Olympus Audiovox Optimus 037, 048,104 Beaumark Panasonic 035, 162,225, Bell & Howell Penney 035, 037,038, Broksonic 121,184 Calix Pentax Canon PhUco Carver Philips 035, 081 Pilot 072,278...
  • Page 42: Cable Converter Box And Cd Players Infrared Codes Index

    003, 011,012, Tusa 015, 476 Unika Memorex United Artists 007, 019 United Cable Panasonic 000, 021,107 Universal Paragon Zenith 000, 525 Philips NOTE: After entering the proper infrared code press the Remote CD Selection Mode button (-##). To operate the Remote CD Player function buttons, refer to pages 12 and 13 for Remote Control Key Functions.
  • Page 43: Infrared Codes Index

    NOTE: After entering the proper infrared code, press the Remote AUX Selection Mode button (_<). To operate the Remote Cassette Player function buttons, refer to pages 12 and 13 for Remote Control Key Functions. Brand of Brand of Cassette Players Code(s) Cassette Players Code(s) Aiwa Panasonic Carver Philips Denon Pioneer 027, 220 Kenwood Sansui Sherwood 337, 338...
  • Page 44: Infrared Codes Index

    Laser Disc Brand of Player Laser Disc Code(s) Mitsubishi Panasonic Pioneer Quasar Sony NOTE: After entering the proper infrared code, press the Remote DSS Selection Mode button (O_). To operate the Remote Satellite function buttons, refer to pages 12 and 13 for Remote Control Key Functions.
  • Page 45: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Picture Tube (Turn set off) Use a mild soap solution or window cleaner and a clean cloth. DO NOT USE ABRASIVE CLEANERS. Avoid excessive moisture and wipe dry. Plastic Cabinets Wipe the cabinet with a soft cloth dampened with water or a mild detergent solution and wipe dry with a soft clean cloth. Avoid excessive moisture.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting Chart

    Troubleshooting Chart Before you call for service, determine the symptoms and make a few simple checks shown below• Symptoms Check Picture Sound ANTENNA LOCATION AND/OR CONNECTION SNOWY PICTURE NOISY SOUND ANTENNA DIRECTION AND/OR LOCATION ANTENNA LEAD-IN WIRE NORMAL SOUND MULTIPLE IMAGE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES, LIGHTS, CARS AND TRUCKS...
  • Page 47: Power Loss

    Power Loss Prolonged power interruption causes the following features to reset to their factory preset state. FEATURE FACTORY PRESET STATE FEATURE FACTORY PRESET STATE CLOCK NOT SET POWER SLEEP TIMER NO/OFF VOLUME APPROX.-I/3 TIMER NO/OFF CHANNEL CH 03 ANTENNA MODE CABLE PROGRAM MEMORY UNPROGRAMMED...
  • Page 48 Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3 of Puerto Rico Inc. ("PSC") Electric Corporation of America Canada Ave. 65 de Infanteria, Km 9.5 One Panasonic Way San Gabriel Industrial Park Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985 Tel. (,809) 750-4300 FAX. (809) 768-2910...

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