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GE CRT Television User Manual

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  • Page 1 TV User’s Guide We bring good things to life.
  • Page 2: Important Information

    Important Information WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this TV to rain or moisture. Cautions Note To Cable TV Installer Product Registration TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO WARNING NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information Quick Guide to Your TV Using Your Remote Adjusting Your TV Using Advanced Features References Warning, Product Registration Startup ____________________________________________________________________ Hook up your TV, Plug in the TV, Put Batteries in the Remote, Turn on the TV, Place Channels in Memory, Set the Time Basic Tour of the Remote ____________________________________________ Power, Volume, Channel, Special, and Menu Buttons...
  • Page 4: Quick Guide To Your Tv

    TV to the stand so that it cannot be easily pulled off or tipped over. Your GE dealer can help you choose the appropriate stand for your TV. Stands are not available by mail order. To locate your nearest GE dealer call 1-800-447-1700.
  • Page 5: Quick Guide To Your Tv Startup

    Quick Guide to Your TV Startup . Turn on the TV VOL – VOL + POWER MENU . Place all available channels in memory (Autoprogram) Details for adding and deleting channels are on page 10. . Set the Time POWER DISPLAY MUTE PREV CH...
  • Page 6: Basic Tour Of The Remote

    Quick Guide to Your TV Basic Tour of the Remote Basic information about your remote is shown below. This will give you a general idea of how your remote works. For more details, see page 6. Power Button Volume, Channel, and Special Buttons Details are on page 6.
  • Page 7: Menu Basics

    Quick Guide to Your TV Menu Basics General information about using the on-screen menu system is shown below. Details on using the remote buttons are on page 6. Many menu items are explained in detail in Adjusting Your TV starting on page 7 and Using the Advanced Features starting on page 10.
  • Page 8: Using Your Remote With Remote Buttons

    Using Your Remote With Remote Buttons POWER DISPLAY MUTE PREV CH CHAN CHAN CLEAR MENU RESET INPUT SKIP DISPLAY Shows displays on the screen. Clears menus from the screen. POWER Turns the TV on and off. MUTE Switches the TV sound on or off. PREV CH (Previous Channel) Changes back and forth between two channels.
  • Page 9: Adjusting Your Tv Overall Picture

    Adjusting Your TV Overall Picture Follow the steps below to lighten or darken the overall picture without changing the color levels. Select the Controls Menu Highlight Picture – Use VOLUME adjust the Picture Controls Alarm Adjust Setup Sleep Timer: -:-- Closed Captioning: Off Picture -...
  • Page 10: Picture Settings

    Adjusting Your TV Picture Settings Follow the steps below to change the picture on the screen to your personal setting. The chart below explains your options. Select the Adjust Menu Highlight item to change – Use VOLUME adjust each item Color Tint Bright...
  • Page 11: Stereo, Tone

    Adjusting Your TV Sound Settings: Stereo and Tone Follow these steps to adjust the Stereo or Tone of your TV. The chart below explains your options. Select the Controls Menu Highlight item to change – Use VOLUME adjust each item Stereo Sound is automatically reproduced in stereo or mono, whichever the...
  • Page 12: Placing Channels In Memory/Autoprogram

    Using Advanced Features Placing Channels in Memory (Autoprogramming) Only channels 2–13 appear in the TV’s memory when you first turn it on. The channels available in your area must be programmed into the TV's memory when you hook up your TV. Using CHANNEL up and down allows you to scan through these channels.
  • Page 13: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Using Advanced Features Setting the Sleep Timer You can set your TV to turn itself off. If you’re watching TV at night and fall asleep, the TV will turn off for you. Set Sleep Timer Add more time Cancel the Timer Controls Alarm Adjust Setup Sleep Timer: –...
  • Page 14: Setting The Alarm Clock

    Using Advanced Features Setting the Alarm Clock The TV can be set to turn on each day like your alarm clock. You can set it to turn on to your favorite channel at a certain time. You can also set it to turn itself off again.
  • Page 15: Watching Closed Captioning

    Using Advanced Features Watching Closed Captioning Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a program as words on the TV screen. It is useful for the deaf, hearing impaired, or anyone who wants to watch a program without sound. If you have turned Closed Captioning on and it does not appear on the screen, it is not available on the channel you are watching.
  • Page 16: Setting Your Tv For Antenna Or Cable

    Using Advanced Features Setting Your TV for Antenna or Cable Your TV automatically adjusts this feature when the TV places channels in memory (Autoprogram). Follow the steps below to change the setting as needed. Select the Setup menu Highlight Cable/Air Select Cable or Air Controls Alarm Adjust Setup Autoprogram...
  • Page 17: Front Panel Buttons

    References Front Panel Buttons For details on using buttons with menus, see Menu Basics on page 5. MENU MENU CH 2 and 1 – POWER VOL – VOL + POWER Shows menus on screen. Moves from menu to menu. Channel up and down. Scans up and down through channels in the TV’s memory.
  • Page 18: Displays On The Screen

    References Displays on the Screen Your TV shows the settings of several features on the screen. To see what features have been set on your TV, press DISPLAY on the remote. Screen Display 12:00 AM Video 00 Alarm Sleep Volume Unusable Signal Mute Stereo...
  • Page 19: Trouble Checks

    References Trouble Checks You may have problems that can be fixed with a few minor adjustments. Look for the type of problem you are having below and then try the suggestions to get your TV going again. For warranty information see page 19. Trouble Power TV will not turn on...
  • Page 20 References Trouble Checks Trouble Remote Remote lockup Works part or none of the time Can’t select certain channel TV Turns on or off Turns off by itself Turns on by itself Does not turn off at Alarm Time Checks and Adjustments Remove batteries and hold down one or more buttons for several seconds to drain the microprocessor inside the remote and reset it.
  • Page 21: Order Form For Parts

    References Order Form for Parts Remote #226725 POWER This is the remote DISPLAY that came packed MUTE PREV CH CHAN with your TV. You can use the order form at the right to CHAN order it by mail. CLEAR MENU RESET INPUT SKIP...
  • Page 22: Order Form For Parts

    References Order Form for Parts USE YOUR CREDIT CARD Copy complete account number Card expires: Copy complete account number Copy Number above the name on your MasterCard Card expires: AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE Prices are subject to change without notice. PLEASE Print or type your name and address. This will be your mailing label.
  • Page 23 Pay any Authorized GE Television Servicenter the labor charges to repair your television. Pay any Authorized GE Television Servicenter for the new or, at our option, rebuilt replacement parts and picture tube required to repair your television. For screen sizes of 20" and smaller: Take your GE television to any Authorized GE Television Servicenter.
  • Page 24 Thomson Consumer Electronics is one of the first corporations to take part in a special program to improve our environment. Thomson has committed itself to a voluntary initiative program through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The program’s purpose is to reduce toxic air emissions and to promote pollution prevention.