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  • Page 1: User Manual

    VIZIO user manual model: e420i-a0...

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    This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR in the “factory default” setting and this is the setting in which power savings will be achieved. Changing the factory default picture settings or enabling other features will increase power consumption that could exceed the limits necessary to qualify for ENERGY STAR rating.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions, Product Registration

    Your TV is designed and manufactured to operate within defined design limits. Misuse may result in electric shock or fire. To prevent To get the most out of your new VIZIO product, read these your TV from being damaged, the following instructions should...

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      • Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or local power company. or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold • Do not apply pressure or throw objects at your TV. with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use This may compromise the integrity of the display.

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    your TV, unplug the power cord and contact your dealer. • This apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or Continuous use in this case may result in fire or electric splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shock.

  • Page 6: Television Antenna Connection Protection

    TeleVision anTenna ConneCTion lightning Protection ProTeCTion For added protection of the TV during a lightning storm or when it is left unattended or unused for long periods of time, unplug the TV from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable If an outside antenna/satellite dish or cable system is to be system.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Installing the TV ..........3 Activating the Sleep Timer ..........21 Setting the Auto Power Off Feature ........21 Inspecting the Package Contents ........3 Adjusting the Picture Settings ..........22 Installing the TV ..............3 Adjusting the Advanced Picture Settings ......23 Installing the TV Stand .............

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Using the USB Media Player ..........43 Connecting a USB Thumb Drive to the TV ......43 Playing USB Media ............43 Using VIZIO Internet Apps ......... 46 Using the VIA Shortcut Buttons ........... 46 Using the VIA Dock ............. 46 Moving an App on the VIA Dock ........

  • Page 9: Installing The Tv, Inspecting The Package Contents, Installing The Tv Stand

    It is placed on an uneven, unstable, or non-level surface • It is pushed, pulled, or otherwise improperly moved • If an earthquake occurs and the TV is not properly secured VIZIO LED HDTV with Stand Remote Control with Batteries Quick Start Guide Hex Wrench Power Cord...

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    To install the base: Back of TV 1. It is recommended that two people take part in the base 2. Align the base with the TV. installation. 3. Insert and tighten the three(3) included hex screws into the base with the included hex wrench. Remove any plastic wrapping from the TV and the stand.

  • Page 11: Installing The Tv On A Wall

    Installing the TV on a Wall To mount your TV on a wall, you will need a wall mount. Consult the information below to find the appropriate mount for your TV model: Installing a TV on a wall requires lifting. To prevent injury or damage to the TV, ask someone to help you.

  • Page 12: Controls And Connections

    Controls and Connections USB - Connect USB thumb drive to play photo, music, or video. HDMI - Connect HDMI device. Stereo Audio Out - Connect RCA audio device, such as sound bar. Optical Audio Out - Connect optical/SPDIF audio device, such as home audio receiver.

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    POWER - Turn TV off or on. INPUT InPUT - Change input source. MENU MEnU - Open the on-screen menu. CH ^ CHAnnEl UP/DOWn - Change the channel. VOL ^ VOlUME UP/DOWn - Increase or decrease volume level. SIDE PAnEl...

  • Page 14: Front Panel

    Front Panel REMOTE SEnSOR & POWER InDICATOR When using the remote, aim it directly at this sensor. FROnT PAnEl...

  • Page 15: Remote Control

    remote Control aPP launCher Quickly launch the pictured app. InPut Power Change the currently-displayed input. Turn TV on or off. a/V Controls InFo Control USB media player. Display the info window. Closed CaPtIons menu Open the closed caption menu. Display the on-screen menu. exIt arrow Close the on-screen menu.

  • Page 16: Replacing The Batteries

    Replacing the Batteries 1. Remove the battery cover. 2. Insert two batteries into the remote control. Make sure that the (+) and (-) symbols on the batteries match the (+) and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment. 3. Replace the battery cover.

  • Page 17: Connecting Your Devices, Connecting A Device

    Connecting Your Devices ConneCting A DeviCe Your TV can be used to display output from most devices. 1. Verify that your device has a video port that matches an available port on the TV (HDMI, Component, etc). Cable/Satellite Box 2. Turn the TV and your device off. 3.

  • Page 18: Connecting A Device - Audio And Video Cable Types

    CONNECTING A DEVICE - AUDIO AND VIDEO CABLE TYPES AV CABLE COMPONENT CABLE HDMI CABLE AV cables (or Composite cables) are the Component cables are designed to carry high HDMI intelligent, all-digital interface traditional way of connecting your devices to definition video signals along with additional that delivers...

  • Page 19: Connecting An Audio Device

    2. Turn the TV and your audio device off. 3. Connect the appropriate cable (not included) to the TV and the device. 4. Turn the TV and your device on. VIZIO Sound Bar HDMI CABLE • CFC 2-WAY COMMUNICATION • 2.0-5.1 DIGITAL AUDIO BEST •...

  • Page 20: Connecting An Audio Device - Audio Cable Types

    CONNECTING AN AUDIO DEVICE - AUDIO CABLE TYPES RCA CABLE OPTICAL/SPDIF CABLE HDMI CABLE AV cables (or Composite cables) are the Optical/SPDIF cables transmit audio signals as HDMI technology transmits crystal-clear digital traditional way of connecting your devices to pulses of light through a cable made of plastic multi-channel surround audio through a single your audio device.

  • Page 21: Connecting An Audio Device - Arc, Without Hdmi Arc, With Hdmi Arc

    CONNECTING AN AUDIO DEVICE - ARC Without HDMI ARC With HDMI ARC Built-in Tuner Built-in Tuner VIZIO Internet Apps VIZIO Internet Apps Your TV Your TV With an HDMI ARC setup, the Without an HDMI ARC setup, audio connection between...

  • Page 22: Connecting To Your Network, Connecting To A Wired Network (best), Connecting To A Wireless Network

    ConneCting to your network Your TV is internet-ready. It can be connected to your home Connecting to a Wireless Network network with a Wired or Wireless connection. 1. Ensure you have a router or modem broadcasting as high-speed wireless signal (802.11n recommended). Connecting to a Wired Network (Best) 2.

  • Page 23: Completing The First-time Setup

    Completing the First-Time Setup The first time you turn on the TV, the Setup App will guide you 4. Select the name of your through each of the steps necessary to get your TV ready for use. wireless network from the list of available networks and press Before you begin the first-time setup: •...

  • Page 24: Using The On-screen Menu, Navigating The On-screen Menu

    Use the Arrow buttons to highlight a menu option, and press the OK From this menu, you can: button to select that option. • Change the input source VIZIO • Change the screen aspect ratio • Set up closed captioning •...

  • Page 25: Changing The Input Source, Changing The Screen Aspect Ratio

    To change the screen aspect ratio: To change the input device: 1. Press the MENU button on the remote. 1. Press the MENU button on the VIZIO 2. Use the Arrow buttons to highlight the Wide icon. Press OK. remote. The on-screen menu is displayed.

  • Page 26: Setting Up Closed Captioning, Changing The Appearance Of Digital Closed Captions

    To change the appearance of digital closed captions: 1. From the Closed Caption VIZIO If the program you are viewing is not being broadcast menu, use the Arrow buttons to with closed captions, the TV will not display them.

  • Page 27: Activating The Sleep Timer, Setting The Auto Power Off Feature

    To set the Auto Power Off feature: 1. Press the MENU button on the 1. From the Sleep Timer menu, use the Up/Down Arrow buttons VIZIO remote. The on-screen menu is on the remote to highlight Auto Power Off and press OK. The displayed.

  • Page 28: Adjusting The Picture Settings

    1. Press the MENU button on the Contrast - Adjusts the white level of the picture. When VIZIO remote. The on-screen menu is this setting is too low, the picture may appear dark.

  • Page 29: Adjusting The Advanced Picture Settings

    Select Off, Low, Medium, Strong, or Extend. 1. From the Picture menu, use the • Film Mode - Optimizes the picture for watching film. VIZIO Arrow buttons on the remote to Select Auto or Off. highlight More, then press OK.

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Color Temperature, Adjusting The Picture Size And Position

    To adjust the color temperature: To adjust the picture size and position: 1. From the Picture Menu, use VIZIO 1. From the Picture menu, use the VIZIO the Arrow buttons to highlight Arrow buttons on the remote to More, then press OK.

  • Page 31: Resetting The Picture Settings

    Resetting the Picture Settings To reset the picture settings to the factory default settings: 1. From the Picture menu, use the Arrow buttons to highlight More, then press OK. 2. Use the Arrow buttons on the remote to highlight Reset Picture Mode, then press OK.

  • Page 32: Adjusting The Audio Settings

    ™ volume fluctuations due to television commercials or 1. Press the MENU button on the channel changes. Select On or Off. VIZIO remote. The on-screen menu is • Advanced Audio - See Adjusting the Advanced Audio displayed. Wide Settings on page 27.

  • Page 33: Adjusting The Advanced Audio Settings, Resetting The Audio Settings

    To adjust the advanced audio settings: To reset the audio settings to the factory default settings: 1. From the Audio Settings Menu, 1. Press the MENU button on the remote. The on-screen menu is VIZIO use the Arrow buttons to displayed. highlight Advanced Audio, 2.

  • Page 34: Using The Network Connection Menu, Connecting To A Wireless Network

    To connect to a wireless network whose network name (SSID) is not being broadcast: Your TV is internet-ready, featuring both an Ethernet port and 1. Press the MENU button on the built-in high-speed Wireless-N. VIZIO remote. The on-screen menu is displayed. Connecting to a Wireless Network Enter Access Point Name 2.

  • Page 35: Changing The Advanced Network Settings, Testing Your Network Connection

    To change advanced network settings: Connection and press OK. 1. From the Network Connection 2. The Test Connection screen displays the connection VIZIO menu, highlight Manual Setup method, network name, signal strength, and download and press OK. The IP Settings speed of your network connection.

  • Page 36: Changing The Tv Settings, Changing The Input Source

    To quickly access the Input Source menu, press the Using the settings menu, you can: iNPUT button on the remote. • Change the input source VIZIO • Adjust the Tuner settings To change the input source from the Settings menu: •...

  • Page 37: Setting The Tuner Mode, Scanning For Channels

    1. From the Tuner Settings menu, 2. Use the Arrow buttons on the remote to highlight the VIZIO highlight Auto Channel Scan. Settings icon and press OK. The Settings menu is displayed. The auto channel scan begins. Channel Scan 3.

  • Page 38: Adding New Channels

    Occasionally, you may need to add a new analog channel or 1. From the Tuner Settings menu, add a new range of channels. You can do this by using the Partial VIZIO highlight Add Analog Channel Channel Search and Add Analog Channel options.

  • Page 39: Skipping Channels, Changing The Audio Language

    See on page 34 . To use the Analog MTS feature: 1. From the Tuner Settings menu, To remove a channel: VIZIO highlight Analog MTS and 1. From the Tuner Settings menu, press OK. The Analog MTS...

  • Page 40: Using The Parental Controls, Accessing The Parental Controls Menu

    Using the Parental Controls The TV’s parental controls allow you to prevent the TV from 1. From the Tuner Settings menu, VIZIO displaying certain channels or programs without a password. highlight Digital MTS and press OK. The Digital MTS menu is...

  • Page 41: Enabling Or Disabling Program Ratings, Locking And Unlocking Channels, Blocking And Unblocking Content By Rating

    Enabling or Disabling Program Ratings Blocking and Unblocking Content by Rating A channel may sometimes broadcast programs that are meant To manage program content according to its rating, you must for children, and at other times broadcast programs that are enable the Program Rating feature.

  • Page 42: Changing The Parental Control Passcode, Resetting The Content Locks, Changing The Names Of The Inputs

    2. In the New PiN field, use the Number Pad on the remote to 1. Press the MENU button on the remote. The on-screen menu is VIZIO enter your new 4-digit parental control passcode. displayed. 3. In the Confirm PiN field, use the Number Pad on the remote 2.

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    To change the on-screen menu language: To have the TV display the correct time, you must be 1. Press the MENU button on the connected to the internet via an Ethernet cable or a VIZIO remote. The on-screen menu is wireless network. displayed.

  • Page 44: Adjusting The Cec Settings, Turning The Led Indicator On Or Off

    Adjusting the CEC Settings Turning the LED indicator On or Off The CEC function on your TV enables you to control The LED Indicator on the front of your TV can be set to light up HDMI-connected devices with the included remote without any when the TV is on.

  • Page 45: Using The Help Menu, Displaying System Information

    Guided Setup 5. When you are finished reviewing the system information, • Start the Store Demo Mode Store Demo press the EXiT button on the remote. VIZIO Terms of Service Input Wide Sleep Picture Audio Timer...

  • Page 46: Resetting The Tv Settings, Restoring The Tv To Factory Default Settings, Performing A Service Check

    Resetting the TV Settings Restoring the TV to Factory Default Settings To reset the TV’s picture and audio settings: All of the on-screen menu settings can be reset to the factory defaults. 1. Press the MENU button on the remote. The on-screen menu is displayed.

  • Page 47: Using Guided Setup

    The TV’s Setup App can be used to easily set up the TV tuner or to connect the TV with your network. To access guided setup: 1. Press the MENU button on the VIZIO remote. The on-screen menu is displayed. Wide...

  • Page 48: Using The Info Window

    uSiNg the iNfO wiNdOw The Info Window can be displayed by pressing the iNFO or gUiDE button on the remote: • Press the iNFO or gUiDE button one time to display channel and input information. • Press the iNFO or gUiDE button two times to display the program title and closed captioning information.

  • Page 49: Using The Usb Media Player, Connecting A Usb Thumb Drive To The Tv

    Using the USB Media Player USing the USB Media Player Playing USB Media To play USB media, you must first save your music or images onto The USB Media Player allows you to connect a USB thumb drive to a USB thumb drive. your TV and play music, video, or photos.

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    The blue bar will the album art will display lengthen as the song progresses. Connected here. Sources VIZIO Fab Apple Dream Displays On January Mix Comp Music Oliver connected USB USB1: MyFlashDrive...

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    Current Folder the arrow and OK buttons Displays the folder path. on the remote. Connected Sources VIZIO Displays Photo VIZIO_2GB\Photo\root connected USB USB1: devices. Current Folder root A.jpg B.jpg...

  • Page 52: Using Vizio Internet Apps, Using The Via Shortcut Buttons, Using The Via Dock

    Using VIZIO Internet Apps UsIng the VIA DOck VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA) delivers popular online content to your TV. VIA features a selection of Apps that allow you to watch movies and TV shows, listen to music, get weather and news information, The VIA Dock is where all of your VIA Apps are accessed.

  • Page 53: Adding A New App To The Via Dock, Removing An App From The Via Dock

    creAtIng AnD MAnAgIng User PrOfILes Adding a new App to the VIA Dock Though your TV arrives pre-loaded with featured VIA Apps, new User profiles allow you to keep a customized set of Apps in the Apps are continually being added to the Connected TV Store. VIA Dock.

  • Page 54: Creating A New User Profile

    10. Highlight a security question and press Ok. The Security 11. Enter a 4-digit passcode using the Number Pad on the Answer menu is displayed. remote or the on-screen number pad. Write down your passcode and save it in a secure location. 11.

  • Page 55: Removing A User Profile, Restoring The Via Dock To The Factory Default Settings

    restOrIng the VIA DOck tO the fActOrY removing a User Profile DefAULt settIngs To remove a user profile: 1. Press the V Button on the remote. The VIA Dock, and all of its installed Widgets can be restored to the factory default settings. 2.

  • Page 56: Troubleshooting & Technical Support

    Troubleshooting & Technical Support do you have questions? Let us heLP! youR PRoduCt inCLudes FRee LiFetiMe teCh suPPoRt the viZio support team is highly trained and is based in the united states. We can help with: • new Product setup •...

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    The TV displays “No Signal.” There is no sound. • Press the INPUT button on the remote control to select a • Press volume up on the remote control. different input source. Press the MUTE button on the remote to ensure mute is •...

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    The image quality is not good. I see “noise” or static on the screen. • For the best image quality, view high-definition • When your tv’s digital capabilities exceed a programs using digital sources. Connect your devices digital broadcast signal, the signal is up-converted with hdMi cables.

  • Page 59: Specifications

    Specifications E420i-A0 Screen Size: 42” Class Viewable Area: 42.02” Dimensions w/ Stand: 37.91” x 24.39” x 7.27” w/o Stand: 37.91” x 22.58” x 3.23” Weight w/ Stand: 23.15 lbs w/o Stand: 21.27 lbs TV Type: DLED Refresh Rate: 120 Hz...

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    E420i-A0 RCA Analog Stereo Output, Audio Outputs: Optical Digital OSD Language: English, Spanish, French Ambient Light Sensor: Remote Control Model: XRT112 CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B, Certifications: HDMI 1.4, Dolby digital Plus Compliance: Energy Star Voltage Range: 120V @ 50/60 Hz Power Consumption: 55.68W...

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    Covers units purchased as new in United States and Puerto Rico Only. or removed serial numbers, or requiring routine maintenance are not VIZIO provides a warranty to the original purchaser of a new Product covered. This one year limited warranty does not cover Products sold against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) “AS IS”, “FACTORY RECERTIFIED”, or by a non-authorized reseller.

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    You can also obtain a copy of gSOAP public license from: Notice Please visit for attribution of copyrights to any open source 1. The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party software on your VIZIO VIA device.

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    Nevertheless, you agree to use the VIA Services peripherals, products or services purchased, that is gathered periodically at your sole risk and that VIZIO shall have no liability to you for content that to facilitate the provision of software updates, product support and other may be found to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable.

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  • fpertiko Aug 07, 2014 09:43:
    your customer service sucks, this is my 3rd and final vizio tv