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GE MG14200, MG20200 User Manual

General electric television user's guide.
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Television User's Guide
It is important to read these
instructions before operating
this product for the first time.
Models:
MG14200 & MG20200
TOCOM 15775730
We bring good things to life.

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  • Page 1 Television User’s Guide It is important to read these instructions before operating this product for the first time. Models: MG14200 & MG20200 TOCOM 15775730 We bring good things to life.
  • Page 2 Important Information WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this TV to rain or moisture. WARNING To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or back). No user serviceable parts inside. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Chapter 1: Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect ... 4 Choose Your Connection ... 5 Cables Needed to Connect Components to Your TV ... 5 Connection: TV Only ... 6 Connection: TV + VCR ... 7 Connection: TV + VCR + Satellite Receiver ... 8 The Front of Your TV ...
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  • Page 5: Chapter 1: Connections & Setup

    Connections & Setup Chapter Overview: • Things to Consider Before You Connect • Choose Your Connection • The Front of Your TV • Put Batteries in the Remote • How to Use the Remote Control to Complete the Setup • Buttons on the Remote Control NOTE: Illustrations are for representation only.
  • Page 6: Things To Consider Before You Connect

    Connections & Setup Things to Consider Before You Connect Protect Against Power Surges • Connect all components before you plug any of their power cords into the wall outlet. • Turn off the TV and/or component before you connect or disconnect any cables. •...
  • Page 7: Choose Your Connection

    Choose Your Connection There are several ways to connect your TV. Please use the following chart to determine which connection is best for you. Proceed to the appropriate page and connect your TV. Components Cables Needed to Connect Components to Your TV You will need the following types of cables for the connections represented in this book.
  • Page 8: Connection: Tv Only

    Connections & Setup Connection: TV Only 1. Connect the TV to your cable or antenna Connect the coaxial cable from your cable or antenna to the ANT. jack on the back of your TV. TV (back panel) VIDEO IN AUDIO IN From Cable or Antenna Go to page 10...
  • Page 9: Connection: Tv + Vcr

    Connection: TV + VCR 1. Connect your TV to your VCR A. Connect a coaxial cable to the ANT. jack on your TV and to the Output Jack on your VCR (sometimes labeled OUT TO TV). B. OPTIONAL: Connect the white audio cable to the AUDIO IN jack on the back of the TV and to the Audio Output Jack on the VCR.
  • Page 10: Connection: Tv + Vcr + Satellite Receiver

    Connections & Setup Connection: TV + VCR + Satellite Receiver 1. Connect your Satellite Receiver to your TV A. Connect the white audio cable to the AUDIO IN jack on the back of the TV and to the Audio Output Jack on the satellite receiver. If you have a stereo satellite receiver, use the L/MONO jack on the back of the satellite receiver to make this connection.
  • Page 11: The Front Of Your Tv

    Connections & Setup – POWER MENU VIDEO AUDIO Remote sensor Headphone jack Standby indicator The Front of Your TV Front Panel If you cannot locate your remote you can use the buttons of your TV to operate many of the TV’s features.
  • Page 12: Plug In The Tv

    Connections & Setup CHAN CHAN MENU Use the CHAN ^/v and VOL +/- buttons to move through the menu system. Plug in the TV Plug the end of the power cord into the wall outlet. Match the wide blade of the plug with the wide slot in the outlet.
  • Page 13: Set The Menu Language

    Set-Up 1 Language: English 2 Reception: 3 Memorize Channels 4 Add/Delete Channels 5 Input: Select Adjust Next The Set Up Menu with English selected Tip: You can also use the number buttons on the remote to select menu items directly. Set-Up 1 Language: English...
  • Page 14: Add Or Delete Channels

    Connections & Setup Set-Up 1 Language: English 2 Reception: 3 Memorize Channels 4 Add/Delete Channels 5 Input: Select Adjust Next Add/Delete Channels Air 11 This channel is not in memory. Press VOL to add. Press CH for other channels. Press MENU to return to Set-Up menu.
  • Page 15: The Buttons On The Remote Control

    POWER DISPLAY MUTE PREV CH CHAN CHAN CLEAR MENU RESET INPUT SKIP Chapter 1 The Buttons on the Remote Control DISPLAY Brings up available channel information. POWER Turns the TV on and off. MUTE Turns off the TV’s sound. Press again to restore the sound. PREV CH Returns you to the previous channel.
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  • Page 17: Chapter 2: Menus & Features

    Menus & Features Chapter Overview: • Menus and Control Panels • Adjusting Video Settings • Setting the Clock • Setting the On/Off and Sleep Timers • Closed Captioning • Power Restore • Parental Controls and Rating Limits NOTE: Illustrations are for representation only. Your product and on-screen displays might differ.
  • Page 18: Menus And Control Panels

    Menus & Features Video 1 Settings: Custom 2 Contrast: 3 Brightness 4 Sharpness 5 Color Set-Up 6 Tint 1 Language: English Select Adjust Next 2 Reception: 3 Memorize Channels 4 Add/Delete Channels 5 Input: Time _ _ : _ _ Select 1 Set Clock: Adjust...
  • Page 19: Adjust A Video Setting

    Video 1 Settings: Preset 2 Contrast: 3 Brightness 4 Sharpness 5 Color 6 Tint Select Adjust Next Contrast Tip: You can also use the number buttons on the remote to select menu items directly. Video 1 Settings: Custom 2 Contrast: 3 Brightness 4 Sharpness 5 Color...
  • Page 20: Time Menu

    Menus & Features Time _ _ : _ _ 1 Set Clock: _ _ : _ _ 2 Wake-Up time: _ _ : _ _ 3 Off time: 4 Sleep Timer: 0 min Select Adjust Next Tip: You can also use the number buttons on the remote to select menu items directly.
  • Page 21: Set An Off Time

    Time 1 Set Clock: 12 : 00 AM 2 Wake-Up time: 06 : 30 AM _ _ : _ _ 3 Off time: 4 Sleep Timer: 0 min Select Adjust Next Tip: You can also use the number buttons on the remote to select menu items directly.
  • Page 22: Special Menu

    Menus & Features Special 1 Closed Caption: 2 CC on Mute: 3 Power Restore: 4 Parental Control Select Adjust Exit Tip: You can also use the number buttons on the remote to select menu items directly. Special 1 Closed Caption: 2 CC on Mute: 3 Power Restore: 4 Parental Control...
  • Page 23: Cc On Mute

    Special 1 Closed Caption: 2 CC on Mute: 3 Power Restore: 4 Parental Control Select Adjust Special 1 Closed Caption: 2 CC on Mute: 3 Power Restore: 4 Parental Control Select Adjust Tip: You can also use the number buttons on the remote to select menu items directly.
  • Page 24: Turn On Parental Control

    Menus & Features Turn on Parental Control The Parental Control feature allows you to program your TV so that children cannot see certain programs or channels. The first four choices in the Parental Controls menu involve software inside your TV (referred to as V-chip). These four software functions may not work on your TV because the features depend upon special additions to the broadcast signal, which may not be available in your area.
  • Page 25: Setting Tv Guidelines And Movie Ratings

    Setting TV Guidelines and Movie Ratings The first four choices in the Parental Controls menu involve software inside your TV (dubbed V- Chip) which allows you to block TV programs and movies based on violence, sex, or other content you may believe children should not view. In other words, it lets you program your TV so it will not display certain programs.
  • Page 26 Menus & Features Parental Control 1 Parental Lock: Off 2 TV Guidelines 3 Movie Ratings 4 No Rating: Unblock 5 Ext. Source: Unblock 6 Change Password Select Adjust Prev. Rating Field Rating All FV D L S V Lets you select from a list of age- based ratings you can block or view.
  • Page 27 Parental Control 1 Parental Lock: On 2 TV Guidelines 3 Movie Ratings 4 No Rating: Unblock 5 Ext. Source: Unblock 6 Change Password Select Adjust NC-17 PG-13 Select Adjust Tip: These software functions may not work on your TV because the features depend upon special additions to the broadcast signal, which may not be available in your...
  • Page 28: Block The External Source Signal

    Menus & Features Parental Control 1 Parental Lock: On 2 TV Guidelines 3 Movie Ratings 4 No Rating: Unblock 5 Ext. Source: Unblock 6 Change Password Select Adjust Block the External Source Signal This option lets you decide if you want to block the signal from the component connected to the AUDIO/VIDEO jacks.
  • Page 29: Chapter 3: Reference

    Troubleshooting Troubles sometimes are caused by simple “faults” that you can correct without the help of a service technician. If you experience any difficulty with your TV, check a few basic remedies before calling your service technician. TV will not turn on •...
  • Page 30: Care And Cleaning

    Reference Can’t select certain channel • Channel may be blocked or not approved in the Parental Controls menu. • If using a VCR, check to make sure the TV/VCR button on the VCR is in the correct “mode.” • Maybe the Reception: Cable/Air setting is set to the wrong position. Check the Reception: Cable/Air setting in the Set-Up menu.
  • Page 31: Index

    Advanced connections 8 Age-based ratings 23 Basic connections 6, 7 Batteries for the remote 10 Buttons, remote control 13 CABLE/ANTENNA jack 6, 7 Cables coaxial 5 Care and Cleaning 28 CC on Mute 21 CHAN 13 Change the channel 13 Channel list 11, 13 Channel numbers 13 CLEAR 13...
  • Page 32 Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product. Importer (for Mexico only): Comercializadora Thomson de México, S.A. de C.V. Sierra Candela No. 111, Piso 11 Col.

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