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Toshiba 27A44 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 Nakes A [: ifference completely, and keep it nearby for future reference.
  • Page 3 ÷ installation, Care, arid Service mmportant Safety mnstructions mnstallation 1] Read these instructions. 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 (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: WARNmNG: R_SK OF ELECTRIC / | \ SNOOK, I Never attempt to service the...
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  • Page 6 You have purchased one of the finest color TVs on the market. The goat of this manual is to guide you through setting up and operating your Toshiba TV as quickly as possibIe. You may need to purchase other audio or video cabies to connect your equipment.
  • Page 7 ÷ 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 coaxiat cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box.
  • Page 8 ÷ 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 "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 You will need: This connection allows you to record (dub/edit) from one VCR to o two coaxial cables another VCR, o two sets of standard A/V cables "Youwill also be abte to record from one TV channel while watching another channel, Stereo VCR / Pmayback...
  • Page 11 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 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 Sony 14,15,18,27 07,14,27 J.C. Penney Sylvania 02,25,58 Symphonic Kenwood Tashiko Logik Tatung Teac 09,31 02,31 Magnavox 07,14,31 Teknika Marantz 07,18 Toshiba 05,15 Marta XR1000 Memorex Vector Research 06,12,14,31,33 04,18 Mitsubishi 04,22,52,64 Yamaha 02,18 08,14,16,19,31,49 Zenith 01,24,25,29,37 Montgomery Ward ÷ ÷...
  • Page 14 ÷ Learning about the remote controm 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) TV/VCR/DVDiCABLE TV/VOR/DVD/Oable...
  • Page 15 ÷ 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 the TV's memory Your TV will stop on specific channels that are stored in the TV's channeI memory when you press ChanneI + or -. Use the steps below to set all active channels in your area automatically. Programming channels automatically...
  • Page 17 ÷ Using the TV's features Adjusting the channem settings Switching between two channels You can switch between two channels without entering an actua[ - Channel channel number each time. Numbers To switch between two channege: 1. Select the first channel you want to view. 2.
  • Page 18 ÷ To clear your favorite channems: 1. Select a channel you want to clear. _E"iil¸¸ i:__ii¸¸ i ¸; ii¸¸ _&i¸ i¸¸¸ _ J_ __! 2. Press MENU, then press 4 or I_-to display the OPTION menu. 3. Press _ or V to highlight FAVORFE CH. 4.
  • Page 19 ÷ 3. Press _ or _ to display the V-CHIP menu. vocHi_ i Note: BLOCKING RESET ff you for£et your PIN code, press RECALL four times within five seconds from the V-CHIP SELECT [0-9] ENTER menu, This allows you to proceed to the EXIT BLOCKING menu and resets your PIN code, 4.
  • Page 20 ÷ MPAA Ratings For aduIts onIy. NO17 Not intended for anyone 17 or under. Restricted. Under 17 requires an accompanying parent or aduIt guardian. PG13 Parents strongly cautioned. Some materiaI 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 bmock 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 _ to dispiay the V-CHIP menu= 4.
  • Page 22 ÷ BIocMng unrated movies or programs Some movies and programs are not rated. You can block these movies and programs using the V-Chip. To bmock unrated movies or programs: 1. Press MENU, then press 4 or P to display the OPTION menu. 2.
  • Page 23 ÷ To unlock channems: 1. Press MENU, then press _ or _ to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press _ or V to highlight LOCK and then press _ or I_ 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 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 [abems: 1.
  • Page 25 ÷ Setting the dock You must set the clock before you can program the ON/OFF timer. To set the clock: (E×ampme: 8:30 AM) 1. Press MENU, then press 4 or l_ to display the OPTION menu. 2. Press A or V to highlight ON/OFF TIMER. LANGUAGE ENGLISH CH LABEL...
  • Page 26 ÷ 5. Press ,& or V to set the desired hour, then press _. CLOCK 12:00 AM OH 001 CLEAR OEFTIMER 12:00 AM CLEAR SELECT ADJUST & Y EXIT 6. Set the desired minutes and channel, as in step 5. 7.
  • Page 27 ÷ Adjusting the picture quality You can 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 6!i¸II! ¸ i iiiili ! i ¸¸61i! iiii! !ii! iill so you can recall them at any time.
  • Page 28 ÷ Setting the sleep timer "Youcan 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 untiI the TV turns off= The clock wiII count down 10 minutes for each press of the SLEEP button (120, 110, ===10, 0 )= After the sleep time is programmed, the display will appear briefly every ten minutes to remind you that the sleep timer is operating=...
  • Page 29 ÷ Adjusting the sound Muting the sound Press MUTE to temporarily turn off the sound. While the sound is off, the screen wilI 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...
  • Page 30 ÷ Adjusting the sound quality You can change the sound quality of your TV by adiusting the bass, trebIe, and balance. To adjust the sound quality: 1. Press MENU, then press _ or _ until the AUDIO menu appears. BASS TBEBLE BALANCE - Menu...
  • Page 31 ÷ Using the StableSound ® feature The StabteSound feature limits the highest volume leveI to prevent extreme changes in volume when the signal source is changed. To turn on the StabmeSound _ feature: 1. Press MENU, then press 4 or _ until the AUDIO menu appears. 2.
  • Page 32 ÷ 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 o Make sure the power cord is piugged in, then press POWER. o The remote control batteries may be dead.
  • Page 33 ÷ Specifications Picture tube Type 27 (676 mm diagonal) NTSC standard Television system VHF: 2-13 Channel coverage UHF: 14-69 Cable TV: 4A, A-5-A-1, Aq, J-W, W+1-W+84 Power source 120V AC, 60 Hz 125 W Power consumption 2.5W + 2.5W Audio power Speaker type 2 x 3-1/2 inches (51 x 89 mm) x 2 pcs.
  • Page 34 United States, visit TACPs materials or workmanship for a period of one (1) year after the date of site at, or call toll free 1-800-631-3811. original retail purchase. DURING THIS PERIOD, TACP WILL, AT (2) Present...
  • Page 35 Televisions sold and used for commercial purposes have a limited ninety (90) UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES. day warranty for all parts, labor, and picture tube& FST PURE(R)is a registered trademark of Toshiba America Consumer Owner's Manua_ Products. L.LC Read this owner's...
  • Page 36 TEL.: (514) 390-7766 VANCOUVER: 22171 FRASERWOOD WAY, RICHMOND, B.C., V62 1J5, CANADA TEL.: (604) 303-2500 ColorStream% FST Pure _) a nd StableSoun@ _ are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. TOSHIBA PRINTED iN THAILAND ÷ 1/24/04, 3:37 PM 3N42601A[E] P29-BACK...