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Toshiba 14AF46C Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 ÷ TOSHIBA J3S00721A(E) COVER 26/12/05, 2:12 PM...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    Dear Customer, Child Safety Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba TV. This manual will help you use tile many exciting features of your new TV. Before operating the "IV, please read this manual It Makes A Difference completely, and keep it nearby for future reference.
  • Page 3 Installation,Care, and Service Important Safety Instructions Installation 1} Read these instructions. ,f-_Ff-7_"_)--.._, 2} Keep these instructions. Follow these recommendations and precautions and heed all 3) Heed all warnings. 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 (with gray or black bars on the left and right sides of the screen). Care Service For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and precautions: 34) _ WARNING:...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Important Safeguards ...................... Welcome 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: Welcome 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.
  • Page 7: Connecting Your Tv

    Connecting your TV • A coaxial cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box. Coaxial cables use "F" connectors. • Standard A/V (audio/video) cables are usually color coded accord- ing to use: yellow for video and red and white for audio. The red audio cable is for the stereo right channel, and the white audio cable is for the stereo left (or mono) channel.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Cable Converter Box

    Connecting a cable 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 (component video). Connecting your TV to a component video compat- Note: ible DVD player, such as a Toshiba DVD player with ColorStream ®, can greatly enhance picture quality and performance. The ColorStream inputs on this TV are for use with devices that output 480i interlaced DVD player with ColorStream ®...
  • Page 10: Connecting A Camcorder

    Connecting a camcorder You will need: This connection allows you to watch video materials recorded on a • one set of standard AN cables camcorder. Camcorder Note: For better picture quality, if your camcorder has S-video, you can connect an S-video (and standard audio cables) to VIDEO 1 on the back of the T_ZDo not connect a standard video cable and an S-video cable to VIDE01...
  • Page 11: Using The Remote Control

    Using the remote control Installing the remote control batteries To install the batteries: Caution: 1. Open the battery cover on the back of the remote control. • Never throw batteries into a fire. Notes: • Be sure to use AAA size batteries. •...
  • Page 12: 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 13: Adding Channels To The Tv's Memory

    Adding channels to the TV'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 14: Using The Tv'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. To switch between two channels: 1. Select the first channel you want to view. 2.
  • Page 15: Using The Lock Menu

    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 v to highlight FAVORITE CH. 4. Press { or ]_ to display the FAVORITE CH menu. SET/CLEAR will be highlighted.
  • Page 16: Locking Channels

    4. Use the Channel Number buttons (0-9) to enter your PIN code. Note: If you are accessing the LOCK menus for the first time, select a If you forget your PIN code, press RECALL four-digit number to be your PIN code. Press ENTER. The four times within five seconds from the BLOCKING menu appears.
  • Page 17: Locking Video Input

    To unlock channels: 1. Press MENU, then press { or _, to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press _ or v 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 18: 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 19: 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 A or v to highlight ON/OFF TIMER. LANGUAGE ENGLISH CH LABEL...
  • Page 20: Setting The Off Timer

    5. Press A or V to set the desired hour, then press >. CLOCK 12:00 AM CH 001 CLEAR OFFTIMER 12:00 AM CLEAR SELECT 41 • ADJUST • • EXIT 6.Set the desired minutes and channel, as in step 5. 7.
  • Page 21: 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 22: 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 23: 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 You can listen to high-fidelity stereo sound with the Multi-channel Recall...
  • Page 24: 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 25: 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 26: Specifications

    Specifications • This model complies with the specifications below. • Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • This model may not be compatible with features and/or specifications that may be added in the future. 14AF46C 20AF46C Picture Tube 357 mm (14 in.) diagonal 508 mm (20 in.) diagonal (Screen size is approximate.)
  • Page 27: Limited Canada Warranty

    Limited Canada Warranty for 27" and All Smaller Television Models Your Responsibility Toshiba of Canada Limited ("TCE') makes the following limited THE ABOVE WARRANTIES ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING warranties to original consumers in Canada. THESE LIMITED CON DITIONS: WARRANTIES EXTEND TO THE ORIGINAL CONSUMER (1) You must provide your bill of sale or other proof of purchase.
  • Page 28 WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V62 1J5, CANADA TEL.: (604) 303-2500 ® ColorStream ®, FST Pure ® and StableSound are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. GameTimer is a trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. TOSHIBA PRINTED IN THAILAND...

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