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  • Page 2 WARNING reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove RISKOFELECTRIC I cover (or back). No user serviceable parts inside To reduce the risk of fire or SHOCKDONOT0PEN I Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. shock hazard, do not expose this TV to rain or moisture.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Getting Started ..............Setup and Connection ..............Channel Marker ................Tour of the TV: the Front Panel ............The Point and Select Method ............Tour of the Remote ................Menu System ..............TV Main Menu .................. The Picture Quality Menu ............The Screen Menu ...............
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Setup and Connection Caution: If you choose to use a stand with your TV, take precautions that Step stand or other furniture the TV is placed on is properly located and of adequate Unpack theTV and remote control. size and strength to prevent the TV from accidentally...
  • Page 5: Tour Of The Tv: The Front Panel

    Tour of the TV: the Front Panel VOL < Decreases the volume. When in the menu system, VOL < is used to point left to items and adjust menu controls. VOL > Increases the volume. When in the menu system, VOL > is used to point right to items and adjust menu controls.
  • Page 6: Tv Main Menu

    TV Main Menu TV Main Menu The Main menu is your gateway to controlling theTV. It lets you adjust theTV's picture quality, screen, channel settings, parental controls, and time functions. To select a menu item: 1. Press MENU to bring up the TV's Main menu.
  • Page 7 Closed-Caption Mode Lets you choose which captioning mode is used for displaying captioning information. Use the MENU button to Closed Caption Modes toggle between the choices: CC1 and CC2. CCI: full translation of the primary Not all programs are encoded with closed-captioning information.
  • Page 8: V-Chip And Parental Controls

    TV Main Menu V-Chip and Parental Controls The Parental Controls menu allows you to program yourTV so that children cannot see certain programs. When you select V-Chip Parental Controls, you will be prompted to enter your password if controls locked, or to remember to lock controls if unlocked.
  • Page 9: V-Chip Movie Rating Limit

    V-Chip Movie Rating Limit With the Movie Rating Limit you can set movie-viewing limits. Movie Rating Limit Screen Below is an example of where items are located within the Movie Rating Limit Screen. Selecting Movie Rating Limit Rating Status field Rating field Lets you select whether...
  • Page 10: V-Chip Tv Rating Limit

    V-Ch Parental Controls V-Chip Rating Limit The V-ChipTV Rating Limit screen lets you decide whichTV programs can be viewed. To setTV programming limits: Choose Parental Controls from the Main menu. If Parental Controls are locked, you must enter your password. If they are not locked, you will get a message reminding you to lock Parental Controls...
  • Page 11: Blocking Age-Based Ratings And Content Themes

    Rating Status Content Blocking Age-Based Ratings Content Themes field Themes You can automatically block all program ratings or content themes Rating field Themes Content Status field above a specified age-based rating level using the V-ChipTV Rating Limit screen. Refer to the chart at the beginning of the section to learn...
  • Page 12: V-Chip Unrated Program Block

    V-Chip Unrated Program Block "Not Rated" vs. "Unrated" Selecting this option lets you decide if programs that the V-Chip All movies are assigned a rating. Some recognizes as "unrated" can be viewed. movies are given a rating of Not Rated View All unrated programs are available.
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    If you experience any difficulty with your TV, check these basic remedies before calling your service technician. TV will not turn on or controls don't work Check to make sure it is plugged Check the wall receptacle (or extension cord) to make sure it is "live" by plugging in something else.
  • Page 14: Limited Warranty

    How you get service: For screen sizes of 26" and smaller: Take your GE television to any Authorized GETelevision Service Center and pick up when repairs are complete. For screen sizes larger than 26": Request home service from any Authorized...
  • Page 15: Index

    Active channel Parental Controls Entering channel numbers Age-Based Ratings Locking, unlocking Menu Antenna input Auto Color Point and select 3 Front panel 3 PREV CH button Previous channel Batteries INPUT 3 Black level Input sources Buttons Rating Limits Movie Remote TV 8 Labelling channels...
  • Page 16 CREATING A GREENER FUTURE AtThomson Consumer Electronics we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural heritage and to a healthy and safe way of life for current and future generations.This is a global effort which encompasses everyTHOMSON facility throughout the world.