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Toshiba 27AFX54 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2 ÷ Dear Customer, Thank you for purchashtg this Toshiba TV. This manual 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.
  • Page 3 ÷ mmportantSafety mnstructions lnstaJJatien,Care, arid Sewice mnstallatien 1:) Read these instructions, 2:) . eep these i .str.ctio.s. o,,woro,o0, Follow these recommendations and precautions and heed all warnings when installing your TV: 4:) Follow all instructions. 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 (4:3) media on a system. widescreen (16:9) display (gray bars on left and right sides of screen). Care Sewice For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and precautions: WARNING: RISKOF ELECTRIC / | \...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    ÷ mmportant Safety mnformation ....................Wemcome to Toshiba ........................Exploring your new TV ............................Selecting a location for the TV ..........................Connecting your TV ........................Connecting a VCR ..............................Connecting a cable converter box ........................Connecting a DVD player/satellite receiver and a VCR ..................
  • Page 6: Wemcome To Toshiba

    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, See "Connecting your TV"...
  • 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.) o A coaxiaJ cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cabie converter box.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Cable Converter Box

    ÷ Connecting a cabme converter 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 wilI need: This connection allows you to record (dub/edit) from one VCR to another VCR= two coaxia! cables two sets of standard A!V cables You will also be abie to record from one TV channel white watching another channel= aRteFiFla Note:...
  • Page 11: Using The Remote Control

    If you will be using your TV with a -RTeTV remote control may or may not Toshiba satellite receiver, VCR or DVD player, your remote control is already programmed and ready to use. If you own different brands of receiver, VCR or D VD player.
  • Page 12: Programming The Remote Control For Use With A Cable Tv Converter/Satellite Receiver, Vcr Or Dvd Player

    VCRs and DVD players. To contro! cable TV converters/ Numbers satellite receivers, VCRs and DVD players other than Toshiba models, you must follow the steps below to program your remote control. Refer to the code tables (on pages 13 and 14) to find the corresponding code for your brand.
  • Page 13: Cable Tv Converter/Satellite Receiver, Vcr Or Dvd Player Code Tables

    Chaparral Systems Samsung DISH Network Intersat Sony 014,055 Drake Janeil Star Choice 020,040,044,046, 050,053 017,057 StarTrak 025,028,037,054 Echostar Kenwood 018,041,051 Toshiba 000,001,002,003, Express Vu Magnavox Fuiitsu Optimus 004,005,008,007, 008,009,013 Pansat 036,052 020,031,056 General Instruments 010,011,012,022, Primestar 015,042 Uniden 021,028,030,032, 023,031,049...
  • Page 14 012,013,0!5 Tatung 064,068,071,075, Proscan 00!,002,048 Teac 018,029,037 079,085 Proton Technics 008,011,0!7,928, Scott Quasar Teknika 010,018,065 030,057,065,072 Radio Shack 010,031,065 000,011,021,023, Toshiba 007,010,016,021, Sears Radio ShacW 007,009,010,016, 024,028,030,039, 022,023,024,025, Realistic 018,020,021,022, 057,074,078,079 035,053,057,063, 031,049 009,010,065 Totevision 064,065,068,071, Radix Unitec 075,079 001,002,003,009,...
  • Page 15: Learning About The Remote Control

    ÷ Learning about the remote controm POWER turns the TV on and off Sleep programs the TV to turn off at a set time (page 30) TV/Video selects the video input source (page 29) ChanneJ A and _' cycles through programmed channels (page 17) Recall TV o CBL/SAT •...
  • Page 16: Setting Up Your Tv

    ÷ Setting up your TV After you have installed the batteries and programmed the remote controi, 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 17: Adding Channels To The Tv's Memory

    ÷ Adding channels to the TV's memory Your TV wilI stop on specific channels that are stored in the TV's channeI memory when you press Channel _ or V. Use the steps below to set all active channels in your area automatically. Programming channels automatically...
  • Page 18: Using The Tv's Features

    ÷ Using the TV's features Adjusting the channem settings Switching between two channems Channel You can switch between two channels without entering an actuai Numbers channel number each time. To switch between two channels: 1. Select the first channel you want to view. OH RTN 2.
  • Page 19: Using Thev-Chip (Parental Control) Feature (U.s. V-Chip System Only)

    ÷ To cmearyour favorite channels: 1= Select a channel you want to clear= 2. Press MENU, then press 4 or I_ to display the OPTION menu= 3. Press _. or V to highlight FAVORFE CH. 4= Press _ or _ to display the FAVORFE CH menu= SET/CLEAR wilI be highlighted.
  • Page 20: Blocking Programs By Ratings

    ÷ 3. Press _ or _ to display the V-CHIP menu. Recall Channel BLOCKING RESET Numbers SELECT [0=9] ENTER EXmT Menu/ 4. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PIN code. Enter If you are accessing the V-Chip menus for the first time, seiect a four-digit number to be your PIN code.
  • Page 21 ÷ MPAA Ratings For adults only. NO17 Not intended for anyone 17 or under. Restricted. Under 17 requires an accompanying parent or adult guardian. PG13 Parents strongly cautioned. Some materiaI may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parenta! guidance suggested. Some materiaI may not be appropriate for children.
  • Page 22 ÷ To use the V-Chip to bmoek programs by rating: 1= Press MENU, then press ,_ or _ to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press _ or V to highlight V-CHIR 3. Press _ or l_ to display the V-CHIP menu. 4.
  • Page 23: 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 4 or _ to display the OPTION menu. 2.
  • Page 24: Locking Video Input

    ÷ To unmock channeme: 1= Press MENU, then press _ or _ to display the OPTHON menu. 2. Press ,A or V to highlight LOCK and then press 4 or l_ to display the LOCK menu. 3. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PHNcode, then press ENTER.
  • Page 25: Labeling Channels

    ÷ Labeling channems Channel labels appear over the channel number display each time you turn on the TV, select a channel, or press the RecalJ button. 'You can choose any four characters to identify a channel. To create channem Babems: Channel Numbers 1.
  • Page 26: Setting The Clock

    ÷ Setting the clock You must set the clock before you can program the ON/OFF timer. To set the cmock: (Example: 8:30 AM) 1. Press MENU, then press _l or _ to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press _. or V to highlight ON/OFF TIMER. LANGUAGE ENGLISH CH LABEL...
  • Page 27: Setting The Off Timer

    ÷ 5. Press ,A or V to set the desired hour, then press _. PCTURE AUDO SETUP MODE l[_ii, CLOCK 8:30 AM CN 001 CLEAN OFF TmMEN 12:O0AM CLEAN SELECT _ I_ ADJUST EXIT 6. Set the desired minutes and channel, as in step 5. 7.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    ÷ Adjusting the picture quality "Youcan adiust 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: t.
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Picture Preference

    ÷ Adjusting the picture preference You can select four picture modes--Sports, Standard, Movie, and Memory--as described in the fo!Iowing table: Sports Bright and dynamic picture (factory-set) Stardard Standard picture quality (factory-set) Movie Movie-like picture setting (factory-set) Memory Your personal preferences (set by you;...
  • Page 30: 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 wiII count down 10 minutes for each press of the SLEEP button (120, 110, ...10, 0).
  • Page 31: Changing The Picture Size

    ÷ Changing the picture size You can change the picture size to 16:9 (widescreen) style. To view 16:9 style: Select the desired program, then press PIC SIZE. The picture size will be displayed 16:9 style. "16:9" will appear on the screen for approx.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Sound Quality

    ÷ Adjusting the sound quamity "You can change the sound quality of your TV by adiusting the bass, treble, and balance. To adjust the sound quality: t. Press MENU, then press _ or _ until the AUDIO menu appears. BASS _"""_32 TREBLE _"""_32...
  • Page 33: Using The Surround Sound Feature

    ÷ Using the surround sound feature The surround sound feature expands the audio Iistening 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= Select the STEREO mode, if available (see "Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts"...
  • Page 34: Appendix

    ÷ Appendix TroubJeshooting Before calling a service technician, please check the following table for a possible cause of the problem and some solutions. ProbJem Solution TV will not turn on o Make sure the power cord is plugged in, then press POWER. o The remote control batteries may be dead.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    ÷ Specifications Picture Tube Type 27 (67&6 mm diagonaJ) NTSC standard Television system VHP: 2- 13 Channel coverage UHP: 14-69 Cable TV: 4A, A-5 - A-l, A-L J - W, W+I - W+84 Power source 120V AC, 60 Hz 135 W Power consumption 5,0W + 5,0W Audio power...
  • Page 36: Limited United States Warranty

  • Page 37: Limited Canada Warranty

    (3) The warranties from TCL are effective only if the television is LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLYTO YOU purchasedin Canadafl-oman authorized TCL dealerand UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES. operated ill Canada. FST PURE' is a registered tradenlark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. REV. MAR02 ÷ 3N11601A/E P31-BACK...
  • Page 38 TEL.: (514) 390=7766 VANCOUVER: 22171 FRASERWOOD WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V62 1J5, CANADA TEL.: (604) 303=2500 ColorStream '_, FST Pure _and StableSound _are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, EL=C= TOSHIBA PRHNTED HNUNHTED STATES ÷ 3N11601A/E P31-BACK 1/19/04, 6:02 PM...