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  • Page 1 Television User's Guide Models 24v510"r / 24F530"r Chan¢ Entertainment. Again.
  • Page 2 Product Registration Pleasefill out the product registration card (packed separatelyj and return it immediately. For U.S. customers: Your RCAConsumer Electronics product may also be registered at www.rca.comi productregistration. Registering this product allows us to contact you if needed. Product Information Keepyour sales receipt to obtain warranty parts and service and for proof of purchase.Attach it here...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1 :Conneetions [_ Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ............... Protect Against PowerSurges....................... Protect Componentsfrom Overheating ..................Position CablesProperlyto Avoid Audio Interference ..............Important Stand and BaseSafety Information ................Use Indirect Light ........................CablesNeededto Connect Componentsto 'fourTV..............TV + DVD + VCR ......................
  • Page 4 Table of Contents Chapter 3: Using the W's Features and Menus Channel Banner ......................Parental Controls and V-Chip ..................How V-Chip Works ........................USAV-Chip Rating System......................Tv' Rating Limit ..........................MPAA RATING LIMIT ....................Blocking Specific Content Themes....................Viewing Specific Content Themes....................Parental Guide On (Activate V-Chip] ....................
  • Page 5: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect _fllcomponents before you phJgany of their power cords into the wall outlet. • Turn off the TV_md/or componentbefore you connect or disconnect an,i cables. • M;_kesure ;dl _ntennas _mdcables _re properly grounded. Refer to the tmport_mt S_fety Instructions p_ckedsep_rately.
  • Page 6: Tv + Dvd + Vcr

    Connections and Setup TV (back i)ael) "IV ÷ DVB ÷ VCR 1. Connect your DVD Player to your "IV. A. Connect the audio {white and red) cables to the VIDEO1 R and LiMONO AUDIOjacks on the back of the #_ and to the Audio Output jacks on the DVD player (sometimes labeEedL and R). B.
  • Page 7: Explanation Of Jacks And Cables

    Connections and Setup _lanation of Jacks and Cables This section describesthe jacks you can use to make connections, There are several ways to connect components to your 11/, ANTENNAIN Lets you connect a coaxial cable to receive the signal from the antenna, cable, cane box, or if using the ANTENNAIN example on page 4, a VCR.
  • Page 8: The Front Of Your Tv

    Connections and Setup The Front ofYourT_/ Front Input Jacks The _ hasfront audio/video input jacks foryour convenience on the right side of the _ forconnecting a eameorderor video game console. T o accessthe component you connected to the front of the IV, pressthe INPUTbutton on your remote until FRONTappearson the screen.
  • Page 9: How To Use The Remote Control To Complete The Initial Setup

    Connections and Setup How to Use the Remote Control to Complete the The technical term is "Navigation"- how you move through the on-screen menus,The method is the same throughout the menu screens:highlight your choice and select it, To highlight a menu item, pressthe arrow buttons on the remote to highlight one of the menus on the screen, Usethe up and down arrow buttons to move up or down, Usethe right and left arrow buttons to move right or left,...
  • Page 10: Complete The Initial Setup

    Connections and Setup Function ComBkte the Initial SetuD icon The menu system in your TV allows the ]V's features to work properly. You'll need to set a few important menu items the first th33eyou turn on your 1%;. Set the Language P_CTU_K setting determines the in which the...
  • Page 11: Button Descriptions For Tv Mode

    CC Makes closed captioning appear or disappear from the s_reen.Also toggles the subtitles for some compatible RCA,GE,and Preston DVD players. CH + or CH - S{'ansup or down through the current channel list Press once to change the channel up or down;...
  • Page 12: Using The Input Button

    SEARCH In VCRmode, accessesindex Searchfeature for somecompatible RCA,G[, and ProscanVCRs. SPEED In VCRmode, selects a recording speed for some compatible RCA,GE,and ProscanVCRs. VOR Turns on a compatible RCA,GC or ProscanVCRand sets the remote to control the VCR.Also used with the ON-OFF button to turn on other compatible VCRs.
  • Page 13 Using the Remote Control Using Automatic Code Search The following instructionscan be usedto program the remote to operate each of your components. If you want to stop the automatic code search without programming any of ibutton your components, pressCL[AR until the indicator on the DVD and remote turns off.
  • Page 14: How To Usethe Remoteafter You'veprogrammed It

    Using the Remote Control How to Usethe RemoteAfter You'veProgrammed It Because this universaE remote can operate severaE different components, it uses operational modes triggered by the c_m_ponentbuttons. For example, it you want the remote to operate the TV,you would press the IV button to put the remoteinto IV modebefore,ioucould operatethe TV. Pressthe appropriate component button {DVD,TV,VCR] to set the remote to operate the component.
  • Page 15 Using the Remote Control VCR Codes continued lili ................... 2013 Fatl iig ..................2111 Mara,U_ ..2009. 2010. 2011, 21_/6, 2011_, 21)21, 2(362, 20i_ z_ _EA{_ ..............2026, 2095, 2111 Maria ..................2i3/z_ [_¢lmics ................21)2!. 21(19 _sh ta ................2(i2/ [eki?ika ...........
  • Page 16: Channel Banner

    Channel Banner There are severeditems theft might _ppe_r on-screen when you pressthe INtO button on the remote. This displ_y is c_dledthe Channel Banne_The following list describesthe items on the Ch_mnel B anner screen {left to right and top to bottom). Current ch_nnel is bro_dc_sting SAP{Second Audio Progr_m) intormation.
  • Page 17: Tv Rating Limit

    Using the TV's Features and Menus TV-PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) Contains material that parents may find unsuitable tor younger children. Many parents may want to watch it with their younger children. The program contains one or more of the following content themes: some suggestivedialogue {D},infrequent coarse language (L), some sexual situations (S),or moderate violence (V).
  • Page 18 Using the TV's Features and Menus Th_ V-Chip Rating Screen The following is an example of where items are located within the R/RATtNG LtMffscreen, Rating Status Field L_ts yo select w ether the status of th_ age-ba_ed rating li_fit to the left is Unbk;ck el Block, Content Themes Usts t_ content...
  • Page 19: Mpaa Rating Limit

    Using the TV's Features and Menus MPAA RATING LIMIT The MPAA RATINGmenu lets Wu decide which movies can and can't be viewed according to the age- based rating of the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America).The _ locksand unlocks the parental control settings using a passwordyou select.
  • Page 20: Parental Guide On

    Using the TV's Features and Menus V-Chip Movie Rating Limit Set movie rating limits by blocking movies rated above a specified level. Toaccessthe MPAA BATING(Movie Rating Limit} menu: _JP_A R&,] I;G PressMEI_Uon the remote control (the Main menu appears}. PG-13 2, Pressthe right arrow button until the Parental Guide icon NC-17 is highlighted,...
  • Page 21: Child Lock

    Using the TV's Features and Menus Child Lock Selecting this option lets Wu lock {disable) or unlock {enable) the TV'sfront panel. The remote still tunes to any channel When using this as a Parental Control method, remove access AREN"] &IL GL_I_E to any remote that is capable of operating the television.
  • Page 22: Picture Menu

    Using the TV's Features and Menus Picture Menu ThePICTURE menu options apply to the video fur the main IV and video input selections. CONTRAST Pressthe up and down arrow buttons to select an item, and BRIGHTNESS then pressthe right arrow button to change it. COLOR SHARPNESS CONTRAST Adjusts the ditference between the light and...
  • Page 23: Timer Menu

    Using the TV's Features and Menus PRESETAllows Wu to choose from 4-preset audio settings {USER, S PEECH, T H£ATER, and MUSIC}, depending on what setting is right tor Wu, Youll want to experiment to see which has the best sound for Wur situation, BASS Increasesor decreasesthe bass.
  • Page 24: Function Menu

    Using the TV's Features and Menus Function Menu i}[ _",-_i_i _¸: TheFUNCTIONmenu lets you set advanced setUngs,such as menu language, noise reduction, and closed captioning. FL NOqOH Pressthe up and down arrow buttons to seEect a n item, and LANGUAGE ENGLISH then pressthe right arrow button to change it.
  • Page 25: Tuning Menu

    Using the TV's Features and Menus Menu The TUNINGmenu lets you edit your channel Eistand add aH available channels. Pressthe up and down arrow buttons to seEeet a n item, and / UKI_G then pressthe right arrow button to change it. SOURCE AiR: CHANNEL...
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    #_(l_e: If _!IUp_ef_I;wee_m_mvJde_/ou_th the nilme (ifun Aufhon_ed Service_.'_res_nr_f_vei_;o wfli visit _ol: h_me fb I_fe_ to msr_%}el.' der tronk' en_e_ t dnm_n'_,;?_em i_t_d _oin_t u_'_ you in i_so_,e_orion_ de_iI,; obout this service,£-_i _, ; - $8_-2_-3359. F_ ¢_dd_rion_d ossis_mc_ wh_leusing _el: RCA,bmd_.,ct, _,/eo,;e visit w_w _'u_fomer_up_orL...
  • Page 27 Other Information Noisy stereo reception • May be a weak station. Accessthe SOUNDmenu, higNight MODEand then choose MONO. No picture, no sound but TV is on • Maybe [he signal b/pc is set wrong. Go to page 8 for detailed instructions. •...
  • Page 28: Care And Cleaning

    Other Information Care and Cleaning CAUTION:Turn OFFyour IV before cleaning. You can clean the TVas required, using a soft Ent-free cloth. Be sure to occasionally dust the ventilation slots in the cabinet to help assureadequate ventilation. The"TV's screen may be cleaned with a soft, lint-free cloth as well. Take care not to scratch er mar the screen.
  • Page 29: Limited Warranty

    Service Center location at your own expense,or pay for the cost the Service Center may charge to transport your television to and from your home. • To identify your nearest Authorized RCAServiceCenter, askyour dealer,visit, look in the Yellow Pages,or call 1-800-336-1900. •...
  • Page 30 • Pleasecomplete and mail the Product Registration Card packed with your 1V or registeron4ine at www.rca.eomJproduetregistration, tt will make it easier to contact you should it ever be necessary. The return of the card is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 31: Accessories

    HOW TO ORDER antenna connectors ON-UNE: Accessoriesmay also be purchasedat [called 15-ohm t--type] Vtlal (S-if) www.rca.comiaccessories(subject to availabilitg. on the back of your BY PHONE-Toplace your order by phone, have your VCRor IV. The ends Vtl82 {6-ft} Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card read,i and call screw onto the 1-800-338-0376.
  • Page 32 Visit the RCA web site at Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton, This will only add delays in service for your product, Thomson Inc. 10330 North Meridian...

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