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  • Page 1 TOSHIBA OWNER'SMANUAL ColorTelevision sTPURE ° €;oLo'nStnen,'" ,,11 •...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Dear Customer, Child Safety Thank you for purchasing this ToshibaTV. Thismanual will help you use the many exciting features of your new TV. Before operating the TV, please read this manual It MakesA Difference completely, and keep it nearby for future reference. WhereYour TVStands Safety Precautions Congratulations on your purchase=.
  • Page 3 Installation,Care, and Service Important Safety Instructions Installation 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. (/k_ _/-_jT,_ Follow these recommendations and precautions and heed all warnings when installing your TV: 3) Heed allwarnings• 4) Follow allinstructions• 16) Never modify this equipment. Changes or modifications may void: a) the warranty, and b) the user's authority to operate this equipment under the rules of the Federal...
  • Page 4 (16:9) display (gray bars on left and right sides of screen). Care Service For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and precautions: WARNING: RISK OF ELECTRIC / II \ SHOCK! Never attempt to service the...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Information ..................Toshiba Welcome ......................Exploring your new TV ..........................Selecting a location for the TV ........................Connecting your ......................Connecting a VCR ............................Connecting a cable converter box ....................... Connecting a DVD player/satellite receiver and a VCR ................
  • Page 6: Welcome To Toshiba

    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.
  • Page 7: Connecting Your Tv

    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.
  • Page 8: Connecting A 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.
  • Page 9: Connecting A Dvd Player/Satellite Receiver And A Vcr

    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.
  • Page 10: Connecting Two Vcrs

    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.
  • Page 11: Using The Remote Control

    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.
  • Page 12: Programming The Remote Control For Use With A Vcr, Dvd Player, Or Cable Tv 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).
  • Page 13: Vcr, Dvd Player, And Cable Tv Converter Codes

    14,15,18,27 Sylvania 07,14,27 02,25,58 Symphonic Kenwood Tashiko Logik Tatung Teac 09, 31 02, 31 Teknika 07,14, Magnavox Marantz Toshiba 07,18 05,15 Marta XR1000 Vector Research Memorex 12, 14, 31, 33 04,18 iitsubishi Yamaha 04, 22, 52, 02,18 Zenith Montgome_ Ward...
  • Page 14: Learning About The Remote Control

    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 )
  • Page 15: Setting Up Your Tv

    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. •...
  • Page 16: Adding Channels To Thetv's Memory

    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...
  • Page 17: Using Thetv's Features

    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.
  • Page 18: Using Thev-Chip (Parental Control) Feature (U.s. V-Chip System Only)

    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.
  • Page 19: Blocking Programs By Ratings

    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.
  • Page 20 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.
  • Page 21 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.
  • Page 22: Blocking Unrated Movies Or Programs

    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.
  • Page 23: Locking Video Input

    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.
  • Page 24: Labeling Channels

    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.
  • Page 25: Setting The Clock

    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...
  • Page 26: Setting The Off Timer

    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.
  • Page 27: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    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.
  • Page 28: Setting The Sleep Timer

    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).
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Sound

    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.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Sound Quality

    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.
  • Page 31: Using The Surround Sound Feature

    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.
  • Page 32: Appendix

    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. •...
  • Page 33: Specifications

    Specifications Picture Tube Type 27 (676.6 mm diagonal) NTSC standard TelevisiOn system VHF: 2 ~ 13 Channel coverage UHF: 14 ~ 69 Cable TV: 4A, A-5 ~ A-l, A-I, J ~ W, W+I ~ W+84 12OV AC, 60 Hz Power source 135W Power consumption 5.0W + 5.0W...
  • Page 34: Limited United States Warranty

    EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU UNDER SUCH [3] The warrantiesfrom TACPand THI are effectiveonty if the CIRCUMSTANCES. televisionis purchasedand operated in the U.S.A.o_ Puerto FST PU RE_ is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, inc. Rico. REV. MAR02...
  • Page 35: Limited Canada Warranty

    DURING THIS PERIOD,TeL WILL, ATTCUS (1] To find the nearestlCL Authorized ServiceDepot, visit TCIJs OPTION, REPAIROR REPLACEA DEFECTIVEPARTWITH A web site: _n_.toshiba.ea NEW OR REFURBISHED PARTWITHOUTCHARGE TO YOU (2] Presentyour bill of sale or other proof of purchaseto the FOR PARTSOR LABOR.
  • Page 36 H9P 131 ,CANADA TEL.: (514) 856-4100 VANCOUVER: 22171 FRASERWOOD WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V62 135, CANADA TEL.: (604) 303-2500 ColorStream ®, FST Pure° and StableSound ® are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc. TOSHIBA PRINTED IN THAILAND J3N10101A 03/04...