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Congratulations! You have purchased one of the finest color TVs on the market. The goal of this manual is to guide you through setting up and operating your Toshiba TV as quickly as possible. You may need to purchase other audio or video cables to connect your equipment.
Connecting your TV If you haven't connected electronic equipment before, or you have been frustrated in the past, you may wish to read this section. (Cables are not supplied.) • A coaxial cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box.
Connecting a cable converter box This television has an extended tuning range and can tune most cable channels without using a cable company supplied converter box. Some cable companies offer "premium pay channels" in which the signal is scrambled. Descrambling these signals for normal viewing requires the use of a descrambler device, which is generally provided by the cable company.
Your TV is capable of using ColorStream • one pair of standard audio cables (component video). Connecting your TV to a component video compat- ible DVD player, such as a Toshiba DVD player with ColorStream ®, can Note: greatly enhance picture quality and performance.
Connecting two VCRs You will need: This connection allows you to record (dub/edit) from one VCR to • two coaxial cables another VCR. • two sets of standard A!V cables You will also be able to record from one TV channel while watching another channel.
TV converters together, even if they are The TV remote control may or may not different brands. If you will be using your TV with a Toshiba VCR or operate your VCR, DVD player, or cable TV DVD player, your remote control is already programmed and ready to converter.
Toshiba VCRs and DVD players. To control VCRs, DVD players, or cable converters other than Toshiba models, you must follow the steps below to program your remote control. 1. While holding down the CODE button, press the button for the device you want to control (VCR, DVD, or CABLE).
Learning about the remote control POWER turns the TV on and off Sleep programs the TV to turn off at a set time (page 28) TV/Video selects the video input source (page 27) Channel cycles through programmed channels (page 16) TVNCR/DVD/CABLE TV/VCR/DVD/Cable select TV, VCR, DVD, or CABLE mode (page 11 )
Setting up your TV After you have installed the batteries and programmed the remote control, you need to set some preferences on the TV using the menu system. You can access the menu system with the buttons on the remote control. •...
Adding channels to theTV's memory Your TV will stop on specific channels that are stored in the TV's channel memory when you press Channel + or -. Use the steps below to set all active channels in your area automatically. Programming channels automatically Your TV can automatically detect all active channels and store them in...
Using the TV's features ..Adjusting the channel settings Switching between two channels You can switch between two channels without entering an actual Channel channel number each time. Numbers To switch between two channels: 1. Select the first channel you want to view. 2.
To clear your favorite channels: 1. Select a channel you want to clear. 2. Press MENU, then press • or • to display the OPTION menu. 3. Press • or • to highlight FAVORITE CH. 4. Press • or • to display the FAVORITE CH menu. SET/CLEAR will be highlighted.
3. Press • or • to display the V-CHIP menu. i!!i!ii iii!ii!ii!iiiil Note: If you forget your PIN code, press RECALL four times within five seconds from the V-CHIP menu. This allows you to proceed to the BLOCKING menu and resets your PiN code. 4.
MPAA Ratings For adults only. N017 Not intended for anyone 17 or under. Restricted. Under 17 requires an accompanying parent or adult guardian. PG13 Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be appropriate for children.
To use the V-Chip to block programs by rating: 1. Press MENU, then press • or • to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press • or • to highlight V-CHIE 3. Press • or • to display the V-CHIP menu. 4.
Blocking unrated movies or programs Some movies and programs are not rated. You can block these movies and programs using the V-Chip. To block unrated movies or programs: 1. Press MENU, then press • or • to display the OPTION menu. 2.
To unlock channels: 1. Press MENU, then press • or • to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press • or • to highlight LOCK and then press • or • to display the LOCK menu. 3. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PIN code+ then press ENTER.
Labeling channels Channel labels appear over the channel number display each time you turn on the TV, select a channel, or press the Recall button. You can choose any four characters to identify a channel To create channel labels: 1. Select a channel you want to label 2.
Setting the clock You must set the clock before you can program the ON/OFF timer. To set the clock: (Example: 8:30 AM) 1. Press MENU, then press • or • to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press • or • to highlight ON/OFF TIMER. AVORllECH START _ ;OLORSTREAM...
5. Press • or • to set the desired hour, then press •. 6. Set the desired minutes and channel, as in step 5. AV _f I_ 7. Press • to select ONCE or DAILY timer date. Menu/ Enter Note: The ON TIMER has a one-hour automatic 8.
Adjusting the picture quality You can adjust the picture quality to your personal preferences, including the contrast, brightness, color, tint, and sharpness. The qualities you choose will be stored automatically in your TV's memory so you can recall them at any time. To adjust the picture quality: 1.
Setting the sleep timer You can set the TV so it turns off automatically. To set the sleep timer: Repeatedly press SLEEP on the remote control to set the length of time until the TV turns off. The clock will count down 10 minutes for each press of the SLEEP button (120, 110, ...10, 0).
Adjusting the sound Muting the sound Press MUTE to temporarily turn off the sound. While the sound is off, the screen will display the word MUTE in the lower right-hand corner. To restore the sound, press MUTE again. Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts YOUcan listen to high-fidelity stereo sound with the Multi-channel TV Sound (MTS) feature.
Adjusting the sound quality You can change the sound quality of your TV by adjusting the bass, treble, and balance. To adjust the sound quality: 1. Press MENU, then press • or • until the AUDIO menu appears. 2. Press • or • to highlight the item you want to adjust. 3.
Using the surround sound feature The surround sound feature expands the audio listening field wider and deeper to create exceptional sound quality from the TV's speakers. The feature uses stereo signals from a TV broadcast or video input. To turn on the surround sound feature: 1.
Appendix Troubleshooting Before calling a service technician, please check the following table for a possible cause of the problem and some solutions. Problem Solution TV will not turn on • Make sure the power cord is plugged in, then press POWER. •...
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