HP Pavilion md5020n User Manual
HP Pavilion md5020n User Manual

HP Pavilion md5020n User Manual

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HP Pavilion
High-Definition Microdisplay TV
User's Guide


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  • Page 1 HP Pavilion md5020n/md5820n/md5880n/md6580n High-Definition Microdisplay TV User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
  • Page 3: Safety Markings

    Safety Markings The following safety markings may be present on the back of the TV or behind the front access door. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK Symbol Purpose This symbol on the TV is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the TV's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to people.
  • Page 4 TV. Keep flammable objects or objects susceptible to heat damage at least 0.5 m (2 ft) away from the vents. 19. Do not allow liquid, food, or small objects to get inside the TV. If material gets inside, contact HP for assistance.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Markings................3 Important Safety Instructions .
  • Page 6 HP Microdisplay TV Limited Warranty Statement ........
  • Page 7: Setting Up The Tv

    User’s guide NOTE: The TV does not include audio/video cables because most external equipment comes with the required cables. Cables are also available from HP and at most electronics stores. Carrying the TV WARNING! To avoid personal injury or damage to the TV, use at least two people to lift or move the TV.
  • Page 8: Features And Connectors

    Setting Up the TV Function Stereo sound, plus subwoofer for low-frequency effects. Convenient access to connection panel and lamp module. To open, press in above HP logo and release. Cover for replaceable lamp module. Shows power status, plus lamp and temperature problems, even when the access door is closed.
  • Page 9: Connector Panel

    Enjoy more from your TV with HP accessories. You can purchase accessories at www.hpshopping.com or through your TV dealer. • HP TV stand—Sets the TV at an ideal viewing height, manages cables, and houses other home entertainment equipment. • HP replacement lamp—Installs easily and brings your TV up to factory-fresh brightness.
  • Page 10: Setting Up The Tv-The Basics

    Depending on your personal setup, try to locate devices to minimize the lengths of cables connecting them to the TV. Use an HP TV stand or other quality stand to keep equipment close to the TV. If any cable is longer than 3 m (10 ft), consider using high-quality, low-loss cables for best video and audio quality.
  • Page 11: Installing Batteries In The Remote Control

    Installing Batteries in the Remote Control On the back of the remote control, press the latch on the battery cover and lift off the cover Insert two AAA batteries Insert the tab on the battery cover into the case, and then snap the cover into place. Planning for Other Equipment Planning Your System Setup The way you connect the individual components of your entertainment system depends on the devices you...
  • Page 12: Connecting And Routing Cables

    This TV provides convenient access to video and audio cable connections at the front of the TV. And it provides simple paths for running the cables out the front or back. CAUTION: Do not pull the door open by its corners. This can damage the latch. Push in above the HP logo instead.
  • Page 13: Choosing Your Video Connections

    Choosing Your Video Connections Many video devices have more than one type of output port. When you connect a device to the TV, choose the connection that provides the best picture quality. The following table shows different types of connectors with the highest picture quality listed at the top of the table.
  • Page 14: Cables For Hdmi, Dvi-D, Component, S-Video, And Composite Connections

    Cables for HDMI, DVI-D, Component, S-Video, and Composite Connections The following diagrams show how to connect video devices with different types of video outputs. Use the highest quality connection available on the device. HDMI connection • HDMI cable NOTE: You can connect to the HDMI 1 and HDMI 2 inputs on the TV. The HDMI cable carries both the video and audio signals.
  • Page 15 DVI-D connection • DVI-toHDMI cable (or HDMI cable with DVI-to-HDMI adapter) • Stereo RCA cable (two RCA) NOTE: If you are using the TV speakers, connect a DVI device only to the HDMI 2 input on the TV. If you are connecting audio directly to a sound system, you can connect DVI devices to the HDMI 1 and HDMI 2 inputs.
  • Page 16 S-video connection • S-video cable • Stereo RCA cable (two RCA) NOTE: You can connect to the Video 1, Video 2, and Video 3 inputs on the TV. Only one S-video or composite-video connection is supported for each of these three inputs. Composite-video connection •...
  • Page 17: Making Your Connections

    Making Your Connections If you have a TV antenna or cable service, use one of the basic connections listed in the following tables. If you have other equipment, find the following examples that match your equipment. Basic antenna and cable connections To connect this equipment...
  • Page 18: Antenna

    Antenna If your antenna cable has a standard coaxial connector, connect the cable to the TV as shown in the following illustration. TIP: If your antenna has flat, twin-lead cable or other type of cable, connect the antenna cable to a coaxial adapter;...
  • Page 19: Standard Cable

    Standard Cable If your cable service does not require a set-top cable box (STB), connect the cable to the TV as shown in the following illustration. This setup enables you to watch unscrambled channels. NOTE: Use this same connection if you install a CableCARD in your TV. See “Installing a CableCARD” on page 30.
  • Page 20: Cable With Set-Top Cable Box

    Cable with Set-Top Cable Box If your cable service requires a set-top cable box (STB) to view scrambled channels, connect the components to the TV as shown in the following illustration. This setup enables you to watch scrambled and unscrambled channels.
  • Page 21: Satellite Receiver

    Satellite Receiver If you have a satellite receiver (SAT) without a VCR or personal digital video recorder (DVR), you can connect it as shown in the following illustration. NOTE: If your device has different connectors from those shown, use the highest quality video connection available.
  • Page 22: Cable And Vcr/Dvr

    Cable and VCR/DVR If you have standard cable service or have a CableCARD installed and you have a VCR or personal DVR, you can connect them as shown in the following illustration. You can also use this connection if you have a DVR with built-in cable box capabilities.
  • Page 23: Cable Box And Vcr/Dvr

    Cable Box and VCR/DVR If you have a set-top cable box (STB), and you have a VCR or personal DVR, you can connect them as shown in the following illustration. NOTE: • If your devices have different connectors from those shown, use the highest quality video connections available.
  • Page 24: Satellite Receiver And Vcr/Dvr

    Satellite Receiver and VCR/DVR If you have a satellite receiver and you have a VCR or personal DVR, you can connect them as shown in the following illustration. NOTE: If your devices have different connectors from those shown, use the highest quality video connections available.
  • Page 25: Dvd Player Or Video Gaming Device

    DVD Player or Video Gaming Device If you have a DVD player, video gaming device, or other device that has a standard video output, you can connect it as shown in the following illustration. NOTE: • If your devices have different connectors from those shown, use the highest quality video connections available.
  • Page 26: Audio: Stereo Sound System

    Audio: Stereo Sound System If you have a stereo sound system, you can play the TV sound through the sound system. You can connect the stereo system as shown in the following illustration. NOTE: • Observe the color coding on connectors. •...
  • Page 27: Audio: Surround Sound Or Av Receiver

    Audio: Surround Sound or AV Receiver If you have a 5.1 surround sound system or audio-video receiver, you can make the audio connection to your TV as shown in the following illustration. You also can connect other equipment to the sound system. NOTE: •...
  • Page 28: Computer

    Computer If your computer has a standard VGA video port, you can connect it to your TV as shown in the following illustration. If the computer has DVI-D or S-video output, you can connect it to the TV as shown in “Cables for HDMI, DVI-D, Component, S-Video, and Composite Connections”...
  • Page 29: Using A Cablecard

    Certain TV models do not have a CableCARD slot. However, you can add this capability by purchasing a CableCARD module from HP and installing it in your TV. This enables you to install a CableCARD provided by your local cable provider.
  • Page 30: Installing A Cablecard

    Insert the CableCARD module flush with the panel. Tighten the two screws Installing a CableCARD You must obtain the CableCARD from your local cable provider. After installing the card, follow any setup instructions provided with the card. Hold the CableCARD with the front label facing up, and then insert it into the CableCARD slot. Gently push the card into the slot until it stops.
  • Page 31: Turning The Tv On And Off

    Turning the TV On and Off Plugging In the Power Cord Connect one end of the power cord to the back of the TV. Connect the other end to a grounded electrical circuit. Turning On the TV • Press the power button on the side of the TV.
  • Page 32: Turning Off The Tv

    Turning Off the TV • Press the power button on the TV. • On the remote control, press Device until TV is selected, and then press the The internal fans continue to run for a short time during the cool-down period. Even though the TV is off, it uses a small amount of power internally.
  • Page 33: Setting The Time And Date

    Setting the Time and Date TIP: In many areas, the TV can automatically set the time and date using information on certain channels. This keeps the clock accurate, even following a power outage. However, the TV can take an hour or more to discover the required information.
  • Page 34 Setting Up the TV...
  • Page 35: Using The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Overview of the Buttons Use the remote control to control all aspects of the TV operation. In addition, you can program the remote control to operate other equipment in your entertainment system. Remote control TIP: To control the TV, be sure the TV indicator is selected. Item Function power button...
  • Page 36: Controlling The Tv

    Controlling the TV NOTE: Before using the remote control, install two AAA batteries. See “Installing Batteries in the Remote Control” on page 11. Use the TV remote control to direct the complete operation of the TV. See the illustration on page 35. To do this...
  • Page 37 DVD Player Includes DVD/VCRs. Indicator = DVD (or AUX) Manufacturer Code Aiwa 1045 Apex 1000, 1001, 1002, 1018, 1019, 1020 Audiovox 1046 Blaupunkt 1050 Bose 1038 Cherry 1015 Claricon 1026 Classic 1027 Daewoo 1051 Denon 1047, 1064 Emerson 1028, 1029 Fisher 1048 Funai...
  • Page 38 3004 Digital Video Recorder Indicator = DVR (or AUX) Manufacturer Code Philips 4001 RePlay 4002 HP Digital Entertainment Equipment Indicator = DVR (or AUX) Manufacturer HP Digital Entertainment HP Projector Indicator = AUX Manufacturer Using the Remote Control Manufacturer Code...
  • Page 39 Includes TV/VCRs and DVD/VCRs. Indicator = AUX Manufacturer Code Admiral 5046, 5047, 5058 Aiko 5030 Aiwa 5029 Akai 5019, 5020, 5041, 5042, 5056 Audiovox 5026 Bell & Howell 5023 Broksonic 5024, 5061 Calix 5026 Canon 5028 Capehart 5040 Carver 5063 5030, 5033 Challenger 5001...
  • Page 40: Controlling Other Devices

    Controlling Other Devices After you program the remote control for another device, you can control that device using these basic functions. Press Device to select the indicator for the device you want to operate. You cannot select an indicator that is not programmed. Press buttons on the remote control to operate the device.
  • Page 41 Play Pause Stop Record Fast forward Fast backward Jump forward Jump backward Display channel list Display list of recordings HP projector To do this... Change picture mode Change picture source To do this... Play Pause Stop Record Fast forward Rewind, fast backward...
  • Page 42 Using the Remote Control...
  • Page 43: Watching The Tv

    Watching the TV Watching a Show The following topics show several ways to control your TV or video show. If you want to adjust the picture or the TV, see “Adjusting the Picture and Sound” on page 49. Changing the Channel There are several ways to change channels on the TV.
  • Page 44: Viewing Closed Captions

    Viewing Closed Captions The TV enables you to view captions for certain shows and movies received on the TV antenna input and cable input. NOTE: If you have a set-top cable box or satellite receiver not connected to the TV’s antenna input or cable input, you cannot use the TV to control captions for this source.
  • Page 45: Watching Two Pictures

    Watching Two Pictures Press the green/PIP button on the remote control one or more times to cycle through these options: • Overlapping pictures (PIP) • Side-by-side pictures (POP) • No second picture When two pictures are shown, you can control their configuration. The “active picture” is the one with sound and that sometimes has a border.
  • Page 46: Applying Parental Controls

    Applying Parental Controls The TV enables you to control certain types of shows, movies, and channels displayed on the TV, such as programs received on the antenna input and cable input. NOTE: If you have a set-top cable box or satellite receiver not connected to the TV’s antenna input or cable input, you cannot use the TV controls to block programs for this source.
  • Page 47 Rating Description USA TV age ratings TV-Y All children TV-Y7 Directed to children age 7 and above TV-G General audience TV-PG Parental guidance suggested TV-14 Parents strongly cautioned TV-MA Mature audiences only USA TV content ratings Fantasy or cartoon violence Violence Coarse or crude indecent language Sexual situations...
  • Page 48: Blocking Certain Channels

    Blocking Certain Channels You can also block any channels you do not want to show, regardless of their content ratings. Press Settings, go to Lock, and press OK. If no password is set, when prompted, press a sequence of four 0 through 9 buttons for the new password.
  • Page 49: Adjusting The Tv

    Adjusting the TV Adjusting the Picture and Sound Choosing the Best Picture Mode You can quickly choose a different picture mode to make adjustments to the picture. Picture modes can control properties, such as color and brightness. They let you easily choose the best settings for ambient lighting and the type of video content.
  • Page 50: Adjusting The Picture For Best Color

    TIP: If you can set the video output from a source device to have 16:9 aspect (wide-screen picture), you should select that setting. Refer to the instructions for the video device. This provides maximum compatibility between the device and the TV. Adjusting the Picture for Best Color You can fine tune the picture settings on your TV to get the best color and image quality.
  • Page 51: Customizing Your Channels And Sources

    Customizing Your Channels and Sources Adding or Deleting a Channel You can manually add or delete channels in the list of channels for the antenna or cable input, which enables you to add a new channel that becomes available or hide a channel you want to omit when browsing channels.
  • Page 52: Using The On-Screen Menu

    Using the On-Screen Menu Changing Settings Using the Menu You can change TV settings using the on-screen menu. These steps show the general operation, but you can always look for the prompts near the bottom of the menu screen. On the remote control, press Device to select TV. Press Settings to display the on-screen menu.
  • Page 53: Picture Menu

    Picture Menu Some picture adjustments are used only for certain input sources. Unavailable adjustments are shown in gray in the on-screen menu. Setting Description Picture mode Adjusts color and picture settings to one of several combinations designed for different types of viewing situations.
  • Page 54: Sound Menu

    Sound Menu Setting Description Sound mode Adjusts sound settings to one of several combinations designed for different listening situations. You can customize each sound mode. Quiet mode turns off the subwoofer. Volume Adjusts the loudness of the sound. Treble Adjusts the loudness of higher pitches. Bass Adjusts the loudness of lower pitches.
  • Page 55: Lock Menu

    Lock Menu Setting Description Lock mode Sets whether programs are blocked according to settings in this menu. If you override the lock setting to watch a program, the mode temporarily appears as Suspend. Rating Selects the level of audience and blocks programs with ratings above this level. Applies to programs on the antenna and cable inputs.
  • Page 56: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu Setting Description Language Selects the language used by the on-screen menu. Channel setup Configures channels for the antenna or cable input. Cable system Sets the frequency standard used by the TV’s cable input. If your cable provider uses the HRC or IRC standard, select that option.
  • Page 57: Fixing Problems

    For disposal or recycling information, contact your local authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance at www.eiae.org. You can find safety information about the lamp at www.hp.com/hpinfo/globalcitizenship/environment/ productdata. • Because the lamp assembly operates at a very high temperature, turn off the TV and wait 30 minutes before removing the lamp module.
  • Page 58 Turn off the TV and allow it to cool for at least 30 minutes. Unplug the power cord. Open the front access door by pressing in above the HP logo, then releasing. Loosen the two screws Loosen the three screws...
  • Page 59 Insert the new lamp module into the opening, firmly press it into place, and tighten the three screws Insert the tabs on the lamp cover two screws Plug in the power cord and turn on the TV. If the lamp does not turn on after the warm-up period, reinstall the lamp module.
  • Page 60: Troubleshooting

    “General Problems” on page 64 • “Remote Control Problems” on page 64 TIP: If these suggestions do not solve your problem, go to www.hp.com/support for additional information. To contact HP, see “Contacting HP Technical Support” on page 67. Warning Light Problems...
  • Page 61: Picture Problems

    • For a source connected with a video cable, the cable might need to be higher quality, especially if the cable is longer than about 3 m (10 ft). HP recommends low-loss cable for longer distances to avoid degrading or losing the picture.
  • Page 62: Channel Problems

    If a scrolling or cut-off image is displayed for a computer connection If the image is flickering or unstable for a computer connection Channel Problems If you cannot find the channel you want on the TV If you cannot receive one or more channels on the TV Fixing Problems •...
  • Page 63: Sound Problems

    Sound Problems If no sound is coming out of the TV • Be sure you have an audio cable securely connected between the TV and If no sound is coming out of an external sound system If the volume of the TV speakers cannot go high enough If the sound is inconsistent or weak •...
  • Page 64: General Problems

    General Problems If the TV stops responding to all controls If the lamp shuts off during a show If the lamp burns out or makes a popping sound If you forget your password for parental control If a setting in the on-screen menu is gray and you cannot change it Remote Control Problems If the remote control does not...
  • Page 65: Testing The Operation

    Testing the Operation You can use an internal diagnostic test to verify the proper operation of the TV. Turn off the TV. Press the following sequence of six buttons on the remote control: Settings, 999, OK, If the TV turns on, the TV is operating properly. If the red warning lights on the front of the TV turn on or start blinking, see “Warning Light Problems”...
  • Page 66 Fixing Problems...
  • Page 67: Support And Warranty

    Before calling for help, try completing steps 1 and 2. If you cannot solve the problem using these resources, call an HP service technician while you are in front of your TV. Please be prepared to provide the following information: •...
  • Page 68: Obtaining Repair Service

    Warranty HP Limited Warranty Statement HP is committed to providing the best service to ensure that you get the most out of your HP TV. The following Limited Warranty Statement describes the standard HP microdisplay TV warranty. Product HP md5020n/md5820n/md5880n/md6580n...
  • Page 70 Support and Warranty...
  • Page 71: Reference Information

    Reference Information This chapter lists the specifications, safety information, and regulatory information for the HP TV. Specifications Because HP continually improves its products, the following specifications are subject to change. For the latest specifications, visit the HP website at www.hpshopping.com. Screen...
  • Page 72: Safety Information

    International Standard IEC 825-1 (EN60825-1). This device is not considered harmful, but the following precautions are recommended: • If the unit requires service, contact an authorized HP service center. • Do not attempt to make any adjustment to the unit.
  • Page 73: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information This section presents information that shows how your TV complies with regulations in certain regions. Any modifications to your TV not expressly approved by HP could void the authority to operate the TV in these regions. U.S.A. This TV has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 74 Reference Information...
  • Page 75: Index

    DVD player connecting controlling DVI, connecting DVR. See digital video recorder. favorite channels features remote control gaming device, connecting HDMI connecting connector HP support lamp accessory replacing lights, warning lock menu locking channels programs maintenance menu lock picture setup...
  • Page 76 settings, adjusting set-top cable box connecting controlling setup menu side-by-side picture (POP) sound connecting connector controlling menu troubleshooting source menu specifications stand support suspending parental controls S-video connecting connector system setup technical support temperature warning light testing time and date troubleshooting channels general...
  • Page 80 © 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Printed in Taiwan www.hp.com 5991-0351...

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