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  • Page 2 WARNING To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove I_'l-_Y ;1 RISK OFELECTRIC cover (or back). No user serviceable parts inside. To reduce the risk of fire or SHOCK DO NOTOPEN Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. shock hazard, do not expose this TV to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SETUP AND CONNECTIONS ............Step 1: Unpack the TV ..............Step 2: Connecting your TV ............. Step 3: Connecting the IR Controller ..........Step 4: Plug in the TV ..............Step 5: Place Batteries in Remote ..........Step 6: Turn on the TV ..............On-Screen Program Guide ............
  • Page 4 Editor ..................PIP (Picture-in-Picture) Operation ..........Setup Menu ..................Channel Marker ................REFERENCE ........... ,........Troubleshooting ..;; ..............Care and Cleaning ................RCA DIRECT VIEW TV (5"-36") LIMITED WARRANTY ....56 RCA PROJECTION TV WARRANTY ..........Index ....................
  • Page 5: Setup And Connections

    G E'I-I'I NG STARTED This manual is designed to get you started quickly. The first four sections of the manual show you how SETUP AND CONNECTIONS to get your TV Setup and Connected, run the Interactive Setup, Program the Remote, and use all of the Features and Menus of your TV.
  • Page 6: Step 1: Unpack The Tv

    STEP 1: UNPACK THE TV Important Stand Information Make sure to locate the remote control, Direct View TVs: 27"- 36" diagonal CAUTION: Choose the location for your TV STEP 2: CONNECTING YOUR carefully. Take precautions that the stand or other furniture the TV is placed on is properly located (see Important There are three types of connections outlined...
  • Page 7 BASIC CONNECTION The basic connection below (TV and VCR) is the most common connection and is therefore used to illustrate a single component connection with your I'M For better sound and picture quality multiple component connection information refer to the next section, Advanced Connections.
  • Page 8 ADVANCED CONNECTIONS Once you have made your connections you will want to program the TV to tune to the correct Video INPUT channel in Advanced connections give you better sound and video by separating order to see and hear audio and video the audio and video signals and enable you to connect multiple from the component.
  • Page 9 Sample Connections Cautions: The following are sample connection scenarios which you may encounter Position cables to Avoid Audio Hum when connecting components to your TV. or Interference • Insert all cables firmly into jacks. Cables • Place the audio/video cables to the You will use the following cable to make your connection: sides of the TV's back panel instead of...
  • Page 10 TV, VCR and Satellite Receiver CABLE, CABLE BOX, OR ANTENNA _ATELUTE RECEIVER How to View Your Components To watch the Satellite Receiver in this connection, press TV to put the remote control into TV mode, then press WHO.INPUT to scroll through the video input channels until you tune to VID1 (or SVID 1) input.
  • Page 11: Step 3: Connecting The Ir Controller

    STEP 3: CONNECTING THE IR CONTROLLER The IR (Infrared) Controller enables GUIDE Plus+ Gold" to control your VCR and cable box (if necessary) so that you can tune to television channels and even start recording a program from the program guide.
  • Page 12: Step 4: Plug In The Tv

    STEP 4: PLUG IN THE TV Plug the end into the wall outlet, matching the wide blade of the plug with the wide slot in the outlet. Be sure to insert the plug completely. STEP 5: PLACE BATTERIES IN REMOTE Remove the battery compartment cover from the back of the...
  • Page 13: Interactive Setup

    THERE'S ON-SCREEN SETUP ROUTINE The interactive setup routine takes you through the steps ¥ needed to configure the TV: • Select a menu language • Search for available channels INTERACTIVE SETUP • Set up the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system • Set the time •...
  • Page 14: Using Point And Select

    USING POINT SELECT You only need to know one rule when using the remote to access on- screen menus and control panels: point and select. The point and select method has two steps. Point to a menu item using the MOVE arrows on the remote. To point up or down, press the up or down arrows.
  • Page 15: Select A Language

    Point to Begin setup now and press MENU or OK. SELECT A LANGUAGE The first part of the setdp routine asks you to select your preferred language for the menu system, Point to your preferred language for the menu system. Press MENU or OK to select that language.
  • Page 16: The Guide Plus+ Gold System

    THE GUIDE PLUS+ GOLD SYSTEM " You can set up the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system during the Interactive Setup. You The next step lets you set up the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system to display your local can also access the GUIDE program listings, and control your cable box and VCR.
  • Page 17 Select Yes if the cable box changed to channel 9, or No if it did not. If you select No, the system will try another code. If the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system cannot recognize either your cable box or VCR after several tries, a screen stating "Cable Box (VCR) test failed..."Please consult your manual and try again"...
  • Page 18: Setting The Time

    SE'n'ING THE TIME The next step in the Interactive Setup lets you set the time of day. If your GUIDE Plus+ G01d system has not completed its first download, you need to set the time. Once the system has completed its first download, it sets the time for you automatically and you may not see this screen.
  • Page 19: Setting The Vcr2 Channel (auto Tuning)

    1. Press MENU or OK to bring up the VCR1 choice list. Point to the choice that matches the way you have your VCR connected to the TV. If you used audio/video cables, choose the video input you connected the cables to. Press MENU or OK to continue.
  • Page 20: Setting The Dvd Channel (auto Tuning)

    Point to the choice that matches the way you have your second VCR connected to the TV. If you used audio/video cables, choose the video input you connected the cables to. Press MENU or OK to continue. SE'n'ING THE DVD CHANNEL (AUTO TUNING) The next step lets you set the DVD channel.
  • Page 21: Setting The Sat/cable Channel (auto Tuning)

    Point to the choice that matches the way you have your DVD player connected to the TV. If you used audio/video cables, choose the video input you connected the cables to. Press MENU or OK to continue. SE'IIFING THE SAT/CABLE CHANNEL (AUTO TUNING) The next step lets you set the SAT/CABLE channel.
  • Page 22: Labeling The Channels

    LABELING THE CHANNELS Use the CH ^ (channel up) or CH v (channel down) buttons to change channels in the Channel # field. This This last step in the interactive Setup lets you edit your channel list and works even if you're not in the Channel # label your channels.
  • Page 23: Using The Remote

    The universal remote can be programmed to control most brands of remote controllable VCRs, satellite receivers, and cable boxes. If you have an RCA, GE or PROSCAN component, you probably don't need to program it at all.
  • Page 24: Remote Buttons

    When pressed twice within two seconds all devices that are on will be turned off (this feature only works with most RCA, GE and PROSCAN products). VCR1 ON, )FF VCR1 Puts the remote in VCR mode and if autotuning...
  • Page 25: Accessing The Video Input

    CLEAR Removes any menu or display from the screen and returns you to TV viewing. Will also exit the Guide system. (0-9) Number Buttons Enters channel numbers and time settings directly though the remote control. To enter a two-digit channel, press the two digits.
  • Page 26: Programming The Remote

    VCRs, satellite receivers and cable boxes. The remote is already programmed to control most RCA, GE and PROSCAN TVs, VCRs, DVD players, laserdisc players and satellite receivers. TESTING REMOTE To determine whether the universal remote needs to be programmed, turn a device ON, such as a VCR, point the remote at the VCR, and press the VCR1 but'con.
  • Page 27: Using The Remote To Controla Device

    Press and hold the button on the remote you want to program. Enter the code from the code list. Release button, and then press ONeOFF to see if the component responds to the remote commands. If it doesn't, try pressing the component button and then ON,OFF again.
  • Page 28 Quartz ................201 I Cur tls.Mathes ......2000, 2002, 2009, 2013, Quasar ............2021,2022,212S NSC ..............5002, 5027, 5028 ......... 2016, 2018,2021.2022.2024,21 RCA........7_000, 7 _CO t , ?.003,2013, 7_02 t, Oak ..............5CO7_,$056, 507_9 Cybernex ..............2013 ....2055, 2056,7_082, 2083, 2084,2085. 2096,2087, Panasonic ..............
  • Page 29: Features And Menus

    USING This section exLolores the features and menus of your TV beginning with some information on using menus and control panels. Each menu is then outlined and special features are detailed order to help you get the most from your TV. This section also includes information on using your GUIDE Plus+ Gold system.
  • Page 30: Menus And Control Panels

    MENUS CONTROL PANELS Using the buttons on both the remote and front panel enable you to access and make changes to the Menus and Control Panels. Menus use the point and select rule to navigate, but control panels use a variety of methods to adjust features on your TV.
  • Page 31: Control Panels

    CONTROL PANELS VCRt ON.OFF Control Panels allow you to adjust the default settings on many features of your TV. You can choose a setting, enter a number or adjust a level DVD VCR2 AUX SAT'CABLE such as tint or brightness. There are three types of control panels: sliders, choice lists and numeric entry.
  • Page 32: Audio Menu

    CHOICE LISTS Choice lists are used to choose a particular setting from a list of settings. Point to a choice on a menu and press MENU or OK to select that choice. Now that you know how to access the menus and adjust the control panels, the following pages provide a brief explanation of all the menu...
  • Page 33: Using The Remote To Select An Audio Processor

    Audio Output & Speakers Displays a choice list that lets you turn the TV's internal speakers on or off and set the audio outputs to fixed-level or variable control level. Variable Output, Speakers On This setting turns the TV's speakers on and allows variable output from the TV's audio output jacks.
  • Page 34: Picture Quality Menu

    PICTURE QUALITY MENU Basic Picture Controls Displays the five slider controls for adjusting the way the picture looks. Contrast Adjusts the difference between the light and dark areas of the picture. Color Adjusts the richness of the color. Tint Adjusts the balance between the red and green levels.
  • Page 35: Screen Menu

    SCREEN MENU Closed-Caption Display Displays a choice list that lets you choose the way closed captioning information is shown on the screen. No captioning information displayed. On Captioning information shown always, when available. On When Sound is Muted Displays captioning information, when available,...
  • Page 36: Using Closed Captioning

    USING CLOSED CAPTIONING Many programs are encoded with closed captioning information, which lets you display the audio portion of a program as text on the TV screen. Closed captioning is not available on all channels at all times. Only specific programs encoded with closed captioning information applicable.
  • Page 37: Channel Menu

    CHANNEL MENU Signal Type Displays a choice list that lets you select the current antenna type. This option does not appear when the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system is set up. UHF/VHF Antenna Choose this if you are currently using an off-air antenna for TV signals.
  • Page 38: Time Menu

    The choices for each screen are: Not Connected Choose this if you do not have a component connected to an antenna or video input on the back of the TV, or if you don't want the TV to tune to a channel when the particular component button is pressed.
  • Page 39: Parental Controls And V-chip

    PARE NTA L CO NTRO LS AN D V-C H I P The Parental Controls menu allows you to program your TV so that children cannot see certain programs, channels, or use the front panel controls. The first three choices in the Parental Controls menu involve software inside your TV (dubbed V-Chip) which allows you to "block"...
  • Page 40: V-chip Tv Rating Limit

    V-CHIP TV RATING LIMIT The V-Chip TV Rating Limit lets you decide what TV programs can and cannot be viewed. To set TV programming limits: Choose Parental Controls from the Main menu. If Parental Controls have previously been locked, you must enter your password. If they are not locked, you will get a message reminding you that your limits will...
  • Page 41 Blocking Age-Based Ratings You can automatically block all program ratings above a specified When you change the status of a age-based rating level. For example, if you only want your child to rating to Block, the system will automatically block higher watch programs that have a TV-G rating and lower (in other words, ratings and all corresponding you want the child to watch TV-G, TV-Y7, and TV-Y), then you need to...
  • Page 42 Viewing Age-Based Ratings Rating status field After you block age-based ratings, you have the option of changing some of the ratings back to View. Determine which blocked rating you want to view. Rating Content field status Use the left and right arrows to highlight the Rating Field. fields.
  • Page 43 Rating status field Parental Controls for rating limits Rating to take effect. You must remember to Lock _hemes Content status fields Press MENU or OK to return to the menu or exit the screen. Viewing Specific Content Themes If you block specific content themes, you have the option of going back and Pressing RESET on the remote changing some of the content themes back to View (V): will reset all ratings to View...
  • Page 44 VICHIP MOVIE RATING LIMIT You set movie rating limits by blocking movies rated above a specified _eveL Blocking Movie Ratings If you only want your child to watch movies that have a PG rating and lower (in other words, movies rated PG and G), then you could automatically block out all other movies with higher ratings.
  • Page 45: Channel Block

    V-CHIP UNRATED PROGRAM BLOCK Selecting this option lets you decide if programs that the V-Chip recognizes as "unrated" can be viewed. Note that "unrated" TV programs may include news, sports, political, religious, local and weather programs, emergency bulletins, public announcements, and programs without ratings.
  • Page 46: Guide Plus+ Gold System

    GUIDE PLUS+ GOLD SYSTEM You can access the GUIDE Plus+ Gold menu directly by pressing GUIDE on the remote, or by pressing MENU on the remote and then selecting GUIDE Plus+ Menu. If you press MENU on the remote, you can access several other features the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system offers: GUZDE GUIDE Plus+ Setup...
  • Page 47: Downloading Data

    Getting In & Out of the GUIDE Plus+ Gold System To enter the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system: VCR1 ON-OFF • Press GUIDE on the remote. _¢D VC_ AUX _*T_BLE There are three ways to exit the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system: MUTE SKIP •...
  • Page 48 GRID GUIDE GUIDE Plus+ Gold screens illustrated in this book are representations of what you are likely to see. Not all channels, The Grid Guide appears each time you enter the GUIDE Plus+ Gold menu programs, and GUIDE Plus+ Gold system.
  • Page 49 Lock/Unlock Press 1 to lock or unlock the video window to either PiP button on the remote also toggles_'_ stay at one channel as you browse the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system (lock) or change as you browse through different channels (unlock). etween the locked and unlocked state.
  • Page 50: News

    The program information window will display a confirmation when you have successfully created a timer to watch or record, tf you have selected two programs to watch or record which begin at the same time or overlap, you will receive a timer conflict message.
  • Page 51: Messages

    Schedule Menu Action Buttons When viewing the Schedule menu the following Action buttons will appear on the bar: Overlapping Schedules If you have selected two programs to Remove Highlight the Watch or Record timer you wish to remove watch or record which begin at the same time or overlap, you will receive a time from the schedule and press 1 on the remote, conflict message.
  • Page 52: Editor

    EDITOR You may customize the channel listing by enabling or disabling the display of certain channels. For instance, you may disable channels that you never watch. You can restore disabled channels at a later point in time. Editor Menu Action Buttons Press GUIDE to bring up the GUIDE Plus+ Gold system.
  • Page 53: Pip (picture-in-picture) Operation

    PIP (PICTURE-IN-PICTURE) OPERATION O_OFF The PIP (picture-in-picture) feature lets you display a second, smaller DVD VCR2 AUXSAT_A_LE picture on top of the main picture. MUTE SKiP PIP Buttons There are seven remote buttons that control the way the P_Pwindow works: INFO PIP Brings up the PIP window.
  • Page 54: Setup Menu

    SETUP MENU The setup routine is detailed earlier in the manual in the Interactive Setup section. The first screen of the Interactive Setup appears automatically when you turn on your TV for the first time or after a power outage. You can also access the Interactive Setup from the Main Menu.
  • Page 55: Reference

    TROUBLESHOOTING Troubles sometimes are caused by simple "faults" that you can correct without the help of a service technician. If you experience any difficulty with your TV, check a few basic remedies before calling your service technician. TV will not turn on Check to make sure it is plugged in.
  • Page 56 No sound, picture okay • Maybe sound is muted. Try pressing volume up button to restore sound. • Maybe speakers are turned off. Check the Audio Output and Speakers control panel in the Audio menu. • If using an S-VHS component, remember to also connect the component's L and R AUDIO OUT jacks to the TV's L and R INPUT jacks.
  • Page 57: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING CAUTION: Turn OFF your TV before cleaning. You can clean the TV as required, using a soft lint-free cloth. Be sure to occasionally dust the ventilation slots in the cabinet to help assure adequate ventilation. The TV's screen may be cleaned with a soft, lint-free cloth as well.
  • Page 58: Rca Direct View Tv (5"-36") Limited Warranty

    • For screen sizes larger than 26": Request home or pick up, repair, and return service from any Authorized RCA Television Service Center, provided that your television is located within the geographic territory covered by an Authorized RCA Television Service Center.
  • Page 59: Rca Projection Tv Warranty

    Two years for picture tubes. What we will do: • Pay any Authorized RCA Television Service Center the labor charges to repair your television. • Pay any Authorized RCA Television Service Center for the new or, at our option, refurbished...
  • Page 60 Standard AudioNideo cable with RCA-type your TV. Cable is color-coded and phono plugs (such as No. VH83) shielded. Has RCA-type phono plugs on each end. Gold-Tipped cable Color-Coded Jacks VH83 (6-ft) The jacks on the TV's monitor panel are color-coded ease of use.
  • Page 61 Remote Control This is the Accessory Order Form remote control that came packed with your TV. Description Replacements or spares can Screw-on antenna cable (3-ft) be ordered as needed. Screw-on antenna cable (6-ft) VH82 $5.45 Push-on antenna cable (6-ft) VH89 $5.95 Monaural VCR Dubbing Cable (6 ft) VH83...
  • Page 62 United States Orders Charge your order on your VISA, MasterCard, or Discover Card by To place your order by phone, have your Visa, MasterCard filling in below or Discover Card ready and call the toll-free number listed USE YOUR CREDIT CARD below.
  • Page 63: Index

    Accessories 58 Point and Select 12 Fixed images 55 Advanced Connections 4, 6 Programming the remote 24 Fixed Output, Speakers Off 31 Front Panel Block 43 Projection TV, convergence 33 Age*Based Ratings 37 Audio Menu 30 Front panel buttons 25 Audio Output Volume &...
  • Page 64 CREATING A GREENER FUTURE At Thomson Consumer Electronics we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural heritage and to a healthy and safe way of tife for current and future generations. This is a global effort which encompasses every THOMSON facility throughout the world.

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    My RCA F36685 tv shuts off automatica​lly when I power it up, it shuts down immediatel​y, I hear 2 clicks like it is saying on - off, on - off. Can you help on any way. I love this TV set .
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