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    Monitor G ide User's Changing Entertainment. _in.

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    important information WARNING Caution: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do back), No user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified not expose this product to rain or moisture. service personnel his symbol indicates "dangerous voltage"...

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    important Information IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

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    Introduetion Key Features Overview Your _V is equipped with features that will add to your TV viewing experience. The following information summarizes a few of these features. Chapter 3 provides more information about the rest of the _/'s features and how to use them.

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    TabJe of Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....Find Out If You Need to Program Remote ............Introduction Programming the Remote ......Key Features Overview ..........How to Use the Remote After You've DVI-HDTV Input ..........Programmed It ..........Dolby* Virtual ...........

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    Connections Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all components before you plug any of their power cords into the wall outlet. • Turn off the TV and/or component be|bre you connect or disconnect any cables.

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    Connections 8: Setup Choose Your Connection There are severalways to connect your TV. Pleaseuse the Following chart to determine which connection is best For you. Proceed to the appropriate page and connect your TV. Note:Ifyouprefer, w econprovideyouwiththename of onA,thorizedService R epresentative whowill visityourhomeforo feeto installyo,r electronic e ntertoinmen t system and toinstr,ct youinits operation.

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    Connections Setup TV + HD Receiver + VCR + DVD Player Make sure cable or antenna andJor satellite is connected to your VCR. A. Connect the coaxial cable from your cable outlet or antenna to the antenna input on the HD Receiver. B.

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    Connections Setup RECEIVER SATELLITE HDTVMONITOR IV + Satellite Receiver + VCR 1. Connect your VCR to your TV. A. Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR's antenna output and to the ANTENNA/CABLE lnput jack on the TV. B. Connect the audio (white and red) cables to the V1D2 L/MONO and R Audio jacks on the back of the TV and to the Audio Output jacks on the VCR.

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    Connections Setup DVO Player W + DVD + VCR Cmmeet your DVD Player to your TV. A. Connect the audio (white and red) cables to the CMP I LfMONO and R Audio jacks on the back o1 the TV and to the Audio Output jacks on the DVD player.

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    Connections Setup "IV+ A/V Receiver or Speakers These are two different ways your TV uses a component to hear audio. 1. Connect audio cables to either the FIXED or VARIABLE AUDIO L and R OUTPUT jacks and to the Audio Inputs on the A/V receiver.

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    Connections 8: Setup Explanation of Jacks This section describes the jacks you can use to make connections. There are severalways to connect components to your TV. DVI-HDTV Input Lets you connect an HD receiver with a DV1 output. " DVI (Digital Visual Interface) Provides an uncompressed, digital video inter|_ce...

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    Connections 8: Setup The Front of Your IV Front Inputs The TV has front inputs for convenience: one set ofaudio/video inputs, an S-Video and a headphone jack. Locate the jacks either on the front of the TV or on one of the sides. You can access the component you connected to the front of the TV by pressing the INPUT button on your remote until FRNT appears on the screen.

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    Connections 8: Setup Set the Menu Language The first part of the setup allows you to select your preferred language For the menu system. Highlight your preferred language |br the menu system using the arrow buttons. 2. Press OK to select that language (the Channel Setup screen appears with Autochannel search highlighted).

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    CH+ or CH- PiP When using PIPor POP,changes the channel in the picture window. CLEAR Removesany menu or display from the screen and returns you to normal viewing, DISC MENU No function available in IV mode, If operating an RCA,a GEor ProseanDVD player, for example, brings up the Disc menu,...

  • Page 16: Find Out If You Need To Program The Remote

    VCR1 ON= OFF • The universal remote can be programmed to operate most brands of remote controllable components. The remote is already programmed to operate most RCA, GE, and Proscan VCff2 AUX SAT=CABLE components. Also, the AUX button can be programmed to operate most brands of an additional...

  • Page 17: How To Use The Remote After You've Programmed It

    Usi 9 the Remote Co tro[ Using Direct Entry Important I. Turn on the component to be programmed, You must continue pressing the component button while 2. Look up the brand and code number[s) For the component on the code list in this section, you enter thecode.

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    3017, 3020 Phi[ips ................. 5085 Zenith ................... 30i8 Prlmc,_tar ..............5076 Proscan ............5000, 5001 RCA ........5000, 5001, 5071, 5080, 5081 Realistic ..............5063 Sony ................5072 STS 1 ................50_I STS2 ................5065 STS3 ................5066 STS4 ................

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    Using the TV's Features Channel Banner There are several indicators that might appear when you pressthe tV or INFObuttons on the remote. This display is called the Channel Banner.The following list describesthe items on the Channel Banner screen (left to right and top to bottom), 4/3 format Displaysthe current screen format, Mono...

  • Page 20: Parental Controls And V-chip

    Using th( TV% Featur ;s CMP1or CMP2(Component VideoInput) Compatible component video source,such as a DVDplayer or digital W converter box, is connected to the three COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT jacks (Y,PB,PR) on the back of the IV and you want the IV to tune to the component video input channel (CMP) when you pressthe corresponding button.

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    Using the TV% Features V-Chip W Rating The V-Chip R/Rating lets you decide which IV programs can and cannot be viewed, To set IV programming limits: I. Choose ParentalControlfrom the Main menu. If Parental ControJs have previously been locked, you must enter your password. Press OK to continue, Highlight and select V-Chip I_ rating,...

  • Page 22: Blocking Specific Content Themes

    Usi 9 the TV% Features Blocking Age-Based Ratings You can automatically block all program ratings above a specified age-based rating level. To block programs with higher ratings: Pressthe up or down arrow button to scroll to the rating corresponding with the lowest rating you do not want the child to watch.

  • Page 23: V-chip Unrated Program Block

    Osi g the: TV's F tatur ts Blocking Movie Ratings Once you are in the Movie Ratings menu, follow the same steps described for blocking IV ratings. V-Chip Unrated Program Block This option lets you decide if programs that the V-Chip recognizes as "unrated" can be viewed, "Unrated"...

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    Using the TV's Menu System Sound Menu Soundsettings Displaysa choice list that lets you adjust the IV's speakersand subwoofer. Left&Rightbatonce Usethe left or right arrow to center the bar under the arrow to balance the left and right speakers, LeftScRightspeakers Usethe left or right arrow to select External (if your TV is using external speakers)or Internal (if your W is using the speakersin the IV).

  • Page 25: Picture Menu

    Using the TV's Menu System Picture Menu The Picture menu options apply to the video for the main IV and video input selections` Advanced picture settings Controst expand Adjusts the contrast of the picture according to the light of the room. Pressthe right arrow to choose between Low, Medium or High.

  • Page 26: Time Menu

    Using the TV% Menu System Time Menu SleepTimer Letsyou set the TV to turn off after a given time, Time Lets you enter the current time. If it is eight o'clock, for example,you must first enter the number zero, then number eight, Usethe OK button to choose between AM and PM. Wakeup timer Lets you set the IV to turn itself on, When you turn on Wakeup timer, the following options appear: Wakeup time Lets you set the time you want the IV to turn itself on,...

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    Using th( TV's M( nu System ClosedCoption Many programs are encoded with closed-captioning information, which lets you display the audio portion of a program astext on the IV screen, Closed captioning is not available on all channels at all times. Only specific programs encoded with closed-captioning information are applicable.

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    Other [ formation Troubleshooting Most problems you encounter with your IV can be corrected by consulting the following troubleshooting list. Note: If you prefer, we con p_ovideyou w;th the nameof an Authorized Serv;ceRepresentot;_,e who will visit your home for a t_et_ ;nst_fl your electronic ent_rtoinm_nt system arid to instruct you ;rl its operation.

  • Page 29: Care And Cleaning

    Otb( r [ form tio Sound okay, picture poor • Check antenna connections. Make sure all of the cables are firmly connected to the jacks, • Try adjusting sharpness function to improve weak signals. Go to page 23 for more instraetions. Volume buttons not adjusting...

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    Payan Authorized ServiceCenter for the new, or at our option, refurbished replacement parts and picture tube required to repair your unit. How you get service: • Cai[ 1-877-RCA-HDTVand haveyour unit's date of purchase and model number ready. • A representative will troubleshoot your problem over the phone, •...

  • Page 31: Accessories

    DT12DC (12ft] connection, VH81 (3-ft) VH82 {S-if) Standard Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs. HOW TO ORDER VH83 BY PHONE: TO place your order by phone, have your Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card ready and call 1-800-338-0376...

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    Visit the RCA website 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 multimedia Inc. 10330 North Meridian...

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