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Toshiba 40L53** DIGITAL Series Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
This standard owner's manual is designed to show you how to connect
and tune in your Toshiba TV and to operate the most commonly
used functions.
During the life of your TV firmware updates will be made available to
ensure that your TV maintains optimum performance:
If your TV is connected to the internet, firmware will be
automatically made available.
If your TV is not connected to the internet, you can download the latest
version of firmware from
If you want to view advanced functions for your TV you can do so by visiting
Toshiba estimates that the initiative of making the advanced functions available online
will save over 100,000 trees per year (6.5 Million Kg CO
If you wish to view the advanced functions but do not have access to a computer or the
internet then please contact your local owner's manual Helpline number.
Contact details are shown at the back of this book.


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  • Page 1 DIGITAL Series This standard owner’s manual is designed to show you how to connect and tune in your Toshiba TV and to operate the most commonly used functions. During the life of your TV firmware updates will be made available to ensure that your TV maintains optimum performance: If your TV is connected to the internet, firmware will be...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Precautions ....... 4 Channel Grouping ........28 Common Interface ........28 Installation and Important Digital On-Screen Information and Information ..........5 Programme Guide ........ 29 Where to install ........... 5 Information ..........29 When using a Wall Bracket ......5 On-Screen Information Icons ......
  • Page 3 Enjoy Photos through USB Port ..39 3D Format Select ........54 2D Format Select ........55 View Photo Files ......... 39 3D Auto Start..........55 Using Slide Show ........40 2D to 3D Depth ........... 55 Repeat Settings for Slideshow ....40 3D PIN Setup ..........
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken to obtain the best results and for safety to be assured. Please read the points below for your own safety. They are of a general nature, intended to help with all electronic consumer products and some points may not apply to the goods you have just purchased.
  • Page 5: Installation And Important Information

    Installation and Important Information Where to install Locate the television away from direct sunlight and 9 mm Screw (supplied) strong lights, soft, indirect lighting is recommended 20 mm for comfortable viewing. Use curtains or blinds to 4 mm prevent direct sunlight falling on the screen. Place the TV set on a stable, level surface that can Place the stand on a stable, level surface and se- support the weight of the TV.
  • Page 6: Link)

    Please take note EXCLUSION CLAUSE Toshiba shall under no circumstances be liable for loss and/or damage to the product caused by: iii) any damage or loss caused as a result of the owner’s failure and/or neglect to follow the instructions...
  • Page 7: The Remote Control

    The Remote Control Simple at-a-glance reference of your remote In Text mode: Access the index page control. Mute the sound Display the QUICK access menu Exit the menu system Display EPG Go to the previous level of the menu Display the on-screen menu In Text mode: Change the page Colour button: Text control buttons Reveal concealed text...
  • Page 8: Connecting External Equipment

    Connecting External Equipment Before connecting any external equipment, turn off all main power switches. If there is no switch remove the mains plug from the wall socket. *a decoder could USB SOCKET be Digital Satellite or any other compatible decoder. HDMI 2 INPUT *Model will determine SOCKET...
  • Page 9 Aerial cables: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Connect the aerial to the ANT socket on the rear of the television. If you use a decoder and/or media recorder, connect through the decoder and/or media recorder to the television.
  • Page 10: Hdmi Cec Connections

    HDMI CEC Connections The basic functions of connected audio/video equipment can be controlled using the television’s remote control if an HDMI CEC compatible device is connected. The back of your television AV amplifier HDMI in HDMI out Playback equipment Playback equipment HDMI out HDMI out For 40L53**...
  • Page 11: Connecting An Hdmi Or Dvi Device To The Hdmi Input

    Connecting an HDMI or DVI Device to the HDMI Input The HDMI input on your television receives digital audio and uncompressed digital video from an HDMI source device or uncompressed digital video from a DVI (Digital Visual Interface) source device. This input is designed to accept HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital-Content Protection) programme mate- rial in digital form from EIA/CEA-861-D–compliant [1] consumer electronic devices (such as a set-top box or DVD player with HDMI or DVI output).
  • Page 12 HDMI HDMI device cable (not supplied) HDMI out For 50/58L53** To view the HDMI device video, press the button to select HDMI 1 or HDMI 2 mode.
  • Page 13: To Connect A Dvi Device

    To connect a DVI device Connect an HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable (HDMI type A connector) to the HDMI 1. The maximum recommended HDMT – DVI cable length is 6.6ft (2m). An HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable transfers video only. Separate analogue audio connection is not supported for audio receivers. HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable (not supplied) DVI device...
  • Page 14 HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable (not supplied) DVI device For 50/58L53** To ensure that the HDMI or DVI device is reset properly, it is recommended that you follow these procedures: DVI device. television. [1] EIA/CEA-861-D compliance covers the transmission of uncompressed digital video with high-bandwidth digital content protection, which is being standardi ed for reception of high-de nition video signals ecause this is an evolving technolog , it is possible that some devices ma not operate properl with the television...
  • Page 15: Connecting A Computer

    Connecting a Computer With either an RGB/PC or an HDMI connection, you can watch your computer’s display on the television. To connect a PC to the HDMI terminal When connecting a PC to the HDMI terminal on the television, use an HDMI-to-DVI cable. If connecting a PC with an HDMI terminal, use an HDMI cable (type A connector).
  • Page 16 the back of your television Computer HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable (not supplied) For 50/58L53** For acceptable PC and video signal formats, see page 17. NOTE: The edges of the images may be hidden. If connecting a certain PC model with a unique PC signal, the PC signal may not be detected correctly.
  • Page 17: Acceptable Video Signals Through Hdmi Terminals

    Acceptable Video signals through HDMI terminals Resolution H. Frequency V. Frequency H 480i 15.750 60.000 480p 31.500 60.000 576i 15.625 50.000 576p 31.250 50.000 720p 37.500 50.000 720p 45.000 60.000 1080i 28.125 50.000 1080i 33.750 60.000 1080p 27.000 24.000 1080p 28.125 25.000 1080p...
  • Page 18: Using The Controls

    Using the Controls While all the necessary adjustments and controls for the television are made using the remote control, the buttons on the television may be used control some functions. Common Interface HDMI 2 INPUT SOCKET Power Up / down (Volume or channel) Programme / Volume / Source IR LIGHT SENSOR...
  • Page 19: Switching On

    Switching On If the RED Standby LED is unlit, check that the plug is connected to the power supply. If the picture does not appear press on the remote control, it may take a few moments. To put the television into Standby press on the remote control.
  • Page 20: Tuning The Television

    Tuning the Television Before switching on the television put your decoder and media recorder to Standby if they are con- nected. To set up the television use the buttons on the remote control as detailed on page 7. First Time Using to select Tuner Mode.
  • Page 21 to enter the Auto tuning Press menu. NOTE: Please make sure the aerial is connected to the TV before tuning. Auto tuning Tuning Mode ATV and DTV Start Scan Edit Back RETURN Tuning Mode ATV, DTV or ATV and DTV. Start Scan and press Auto tuning...
  • Page 22: Setting The Channels

    Setting the Channels NOTE: When Parental Block is activated, the 4-digit password is needed. Auto Tuning Start Scan and to start Auto Tuning. press The Auto tuning function will completely re- tune the television and can be used to update Auto tuning the channel list.
  • Page 23: Manual Tuning

    Tuning Mode Manual Tuning ATV, DTV or There are two TV modes: ATV and DTV that ATV and DTV. can be tuned-in manually using Manual Tun- ing. Auto tuning ATV mode - Antenna/Cable Previous settings will be lost ! Press EXIT for no change. Press MENU Tuning Mode ATV and DTV...
  • Page 24: Colour System

    DTV mode - Antenna Press to display the breakdown Press MENU SETUP and press to enter the shown below. submenu. DTV Manual ATV Manual Tuning Tuning and press to enter the sub- Position menu. C 69 − − − − − SETUP Select Change...
  • Page 25: Automatic Power Down

    DTV mode - Cable Automatic Power Down Press MENU The TV will automatically turn itself off SETUP and press to enter the sub- (standby) within 4 hours, if you do not touch menu. the control buttons on the remote control or on the TV control panel.
  • Page 26: Dtv Settings

    DTV Settings Favorite Channels The channel order may be changed to suit Press the button on the remote. A your personal preference. icon appears. NOTE: This function is only available in DTV Channels mode. Position Name Rossia 1 Press MENU Rossia 24 SETUP and press TRK 5 kamal...
  • Page 27: Subtitle And Audio

    Sort Password Change the 4-digit parental control password. channel and then press . A tick icon The factory default password is “0000”. appears. In the DTV Settings Channels Password, and press Position Name Rossia 1 enter the submenu. Rossia 24 TRK 5 kamal Bibigon DTV Settings...
  • Page 28: Standby Update Control

    Standby Update Control Common Interface In the DTV Settings The Common Interface Slot, situated on the Standby Update Control. side of the television, enables the insertion of a CAM (Conditional Access Module) and card. Enable or Dis- These are purchased from a service provider able.
  • Page 29: Digital On-Screen Information And Programme Guide

    Digital On-Screen Information and Programme Guide When viewing in digital mode, the on-screen information and programme guide provide access to programme details for all available channels. Icon Description Information Video format HD, SD Press , and the information screen (HD, SD) will appear giving details of the channel 16:9, 4:3 Video Aspect...
  • Page 30: General Controls

    General Controls The General Functions allow you to select channels and information, adjust sound features, personal- ise the picture style and select any connected external equipment. Selecting Channels Subtitles To select a channel use the numbered buttons If Subtitles are available for your current pro- gramme, pressing the SUBTITLE button will on the remote control.
  • Page 31: Sound Controls

    Sound Controls Volume Controls and Mute Sound Stable Sound Volume The Stable Sound feature limits high volume levels in order to prevent the extreme changes Press to adjust the volume. in volume that can occur when channels are changed or a programme switches to a com- Sound Mute mercial.
  • Page 32: Bass Boost

    Bass Boost Digital Audio Output Bass Boost enhances depth of the sound. Press MENU SOUND and press to enter the Press MENU submenu. SOUND and press to enter the Digital Audio submenu. Output and press to enter the sub- Advanced menu.
  • Page 33: Audio Description

    Audio Description Audio Description is an additional narration describing on-screen action, body language, expressions and movements for people with visual disabilities while watching the TV. This function enables you to choose the type of narrations. Press MENU SOUND and press to enter the submenu.
  • Page 34: Widescreen Viewing

    Widescreen Viewing Depending on the type of broadcast being transmitted, programmes can be viewed in a number of formats. Use this setting when watching a widescreen DVD, widescreen video tape or a 16:9 broadcast (when available). Due Wide (Expect PC) to the range of widescreen formats (16:9, 14:9, 20:9 etc.) black bars may be visible on the top and bottom of the screen.
  • Page 35: Available Picture Size And Position Control

    This setting will show the picture without over scan, i.e. WYSIWYG. Normal This option is only available when watching a PC signal source via HDMI or PC terminal. “Dot by Dot” is a non-scaling display. Depending on the input signal format, Dot by Dot the setting will display the picture with side panels and/or bars at the top and...
  • Page 36: Picture Controls

    Picture Controls Most of the picture controls and functions are available in both digital and analogue modes. NOTE: Features not available will be greyed out. Picture Position Picture Mode The Picture Position may now be adjusted to You can adjust the picture appearance by se- suit personal preference.
  • Page 37: Black/White Level

    Black/White Level Static Gamma This function increases the strength of dark The static gamma feature allows you to adjust areas of the picture, which improves picture the levels of black in the picture. In the Picture Settings In the Picture Settings Static Gamma.
  • Page 38: 3D Colour Management

    3D Colour Management Digital Noise Reduction When 3D Colour Management is set to On, it DNR Digital Noise Reduction enables you allows the Base Colour Adjustment feature to to “soften” the screen representation of a weak become available. signal to reduce the noise effect. You can adjust the picture colour quality by se- In the PICTURE lecting from 6 base colour adjustments : Red,...
  • Page 39: Enjoy Photos Through Usb Port

    Enjoy Photos through USB Port Image Photo Resolution 15360x8704 Base-line (1920x8 x 1088x8) JPEG Progressive 1024x768 non-interface 9600x6400 interface 1200x800 9600x6400 View Photo Files you wish to view and press to enter. Insert a USB storage device and press Press P or P to page up or down.
  • Page 40: Using Slide Show

    Press MENU to change the settings Set Interval Time when viewing a photo. Press MENU to change the settings when viewing a photo. and press to select the desired interval time (3/5/10/15/30/60/90 Sec). Using the Play List 15 sec 788 X 1157 ---- /-- /-- -- :-- Press MENU to change the settings 00001 / 00004...
  • Page 41: Photo Info

    Photo Info and press Info tent number, photo title, shooting date and time, resolution etc.). Press MENU to change the settings when viewing a photo. and press Background Music Play List Move Select Back RETURN to play music. 0000-1.jpg Resolution: 788 X1150 Press RETURN on the remote to col- Size:...
  • Page 42: Enjoy Music Through Usb Port

    Enjoy Music through USB Port Audio Codec File Extension Bit Rate Bit Rate: 8Kbps ~ 320Kbps MPEG1 Layer2/3 Sampling rate: 16KHz ~ 48KHz Bit Rate: Free Format AAC, HEAAC M4A/AAC Sampling rate: 8KHz ~ 48KHz Bit Rate : 64Kbps ~ 1.5Mbps LPCM Sampling rate : 8KHz ~ 48KHz Play Music Files...
  • Page 43: Repeat Settings

    Repeat Settings music and press to play. Play to select Off, One or Folder. Press Using the Play List and press Folder 00:00:02 / 00:02:42 00001 / 00003 001.MP3 Pause Move Select Back RETURN to play music. Press EXIT on the remote to collapse the list.
  • Page 44: Enjoy Videos Through Usb Port

    Enjoy Videos through USB Port NOTE: USB 2.0 or above is recommended for best media performance. File Bit Rate Container Video Codec SPEC Pro le Remark Extension Mbit/sec MPEG1 dat, mpg, MPEG 1080P@ 30fps mpeg High Level MPEG2 H.264: MPEG2-TS H.264 1080P@50fps ts, trp, tp...
  • Page 45: Play Video Files

    Play Video Files Press MENU to change the settings when viewing a video. Insert a USB storage device and press on the remote. Play MEDIA and press Inputs Standard Standard Native Native Folder 00:00:08 / 00:02:28 00001 / 0003 001.avi Pause HDMI1 Page...
  • Page 46: Repeat Settings

    Repeat Settings Step Forward Press MENU to change the settings The feature allows you to view a video one when viewing a video. frame at a time. Press MENU to change the settings and press when viewing a video. to select Off, One or Folder. and press to play step by step.
  • Page 47: Goto Time

    Goto Time The feature allows you to view a selected time during the video. Press MENU to change the settings when viewing a video. and press Use the number key pad on the remote to enter time. Press to go to the input time.
  • Page 48: Hdmi Cec Control

    HDMI CEC Control This feature uses CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) technology, and allows the control of Toshiba HDMI CEC compatible equipment from the television’s remote control. NOTE: Not all Toshiba products currently support HDMI CEC. Equipment Control Select HDMI CEC Device The HDMI CEC mode on the television’s...
  • Page 49: Hdmi Cec Menus

    HDMI CEC Menus By activating the Enable HDMI-LINK feature in the HDMI CEC Control menu, individual HDMI-LINK features can then be activated. Enable HDMI-LINK One Touch Play When the Enable HDMI-LINK is set to On, it The function of HDMI CEC will automatically allows the other functions to be enabled.
  • Page 50: Auto Power On

    Auto Power On The Auto Power On setting allows the televi- sion to be automatically switched On if user pressed Play key on the HDMI CEC device. In the HDMI CEC Control menu, press Auto Power On. On or Off. Auto Standby When the Auto Standby is enabled, switching off the television will automatically switch off all...
  • Page 51: Hdmi Cec Playback Device Control

    HDMI CEC Playback Device Control This is a new feature that uses CEC technology and allows you to control HDMI CEC compatible devices from the TV remote control via HDMI connection. When there are two or more HDMI CEC devices connected to the television, the device selection menu appears.
  • Page 52: Using Mhl Tv Function

    Using MHL TV Function MHL Control You can use the following functions by con- necting between the TV HDMI 2 port and micro Press QUICK USB port of mobile phones etc. with a MHL MHL Control and press cable. Charge with mobile phone from TV Quick access Video/Audio output from mobile phone Access mobile content through TV remote...
  • Page 53: Operating An Mhl-Compatible Device

    Operating an MHL-compatible Device MHL is a new mobile audio video interface standard for direct connection with MHL enabled mobile devices to MHL enabled TVs, providing instant access to a wealth of mobile content with ease of control through the TV remote controller. Remote Control Pass-Through Control Panel GUIDE...
  • Page 54: Using 3D Functions

    2D: Changes 3D images to 2D. lowing: 2D to 3D*: Changes 2D images to 3D. Toshiba FPT-AG03 (L53*5 : 2pcs supplied, * This mode does not support all content de- L53*3/L53*1 : Not supplied) pending on its input source format.
  • Page 55: 2D Format Select

    2D Format Select Off, 3D or 2D. Press QUICK 3D Settings and press 3D Setup 2D to 3D Depth 2D Format 3D Auto Start Select and press 3D PIN Setup 3D Safety Settings 3D Important Info Native, Side by Side or Top and Bottom. Edit Back RETURN...
  • Page 56: 3D Pin Setup

    3D PIN Setup 3D Lock A 3D PIN code is necessary for using 3D When 3D Lock is set to On, you must enter 3D Safety Settings. PIN code for changing display mode. In the 3D Setup In the 3D Setup select 3D PIN Setup.
  • Page 57: 3D Important Info

    3D Important Info In the 3D Setup 3D Important Info and press A message will appear. Left and Right Image The left and right eye shutter timing of the glasses can be swapped. If 3D images look blurred, switch the left and right sides of the 3D image.
  • Page 58: Caution And Other Information For 3D

    3D video images, stop viewing and contact your health care become indisposed while viewing 3D images. provider: Contact the Toshiba Call Center for repair of Convulsions, eye or muscle twitching, loss of your 3D glasses. awareness, altered vision, involuntary move-...
  • Page 59 It is recommended that the viewer’s eyes Notes on watching the TV and 3D glasses are level with the screen. 3D effect and image quality may vary de- If you have prescription eye glasses or con- pending upon content quality and display tact lenses, wear the 3D glasses over them.
  • Page 60: Preference Controls

    Preference Controls On Timer Power On Time This feature allows you to set the television to key pad on the remote to enter the time. turn on automatically to a preset channel at a Repeat and certain time of day or after a certain length of ONCE, DAILY, time.
  • Page 61: Epg

    Press the button on the remote to enter the Timer List menu. EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) supports 9 sets of timers. You can set or cancel a timer Programme Timers 07:42:58 Fri, 27 Aug for a selected programme within the guide. Channel Date Time...
  • Page 62: Panel Lock

    Panel Lock Blue Screen Panel Lock disables the buttons on the televi- When Blue Screen is selected, the screen will sion. All buttons on the remote control can still turn blue when no signal is received. be used. In the PREFERENCES Press MENU Blue Screen.
  • Page 63: Divx Deregistration

    DivX Deregistration and System Information and press to display press System Information select Cancel to exit and press TOSHIBA 2013 Nov 9 2012, 17:48:06, FW: v0.08 (SR) Your device is already registered. Back RETURN Are you sure you wish to...
  • Page 64: Text Services And Text Information

    , a nor- system(s), see the broadcast text index page mal picture will be displayed. The television will or, consult your local Toshiba dealer. indicate when the page is present by display- ing the page number at the top of the screen.
  • Page 65: Pc Settings

    PC Settings Most of the picture controls and functions are available. However features not available will be greyed out. In the PC input mode, the Manual Setting is not displayed. First press order to select the PC input mode. This function may not be available for some signal or if no signal is received. The optimum points of the clock phase and sampling clock adjustments may be incomprehensible according to the input signals.
  • Page 66: Input Signal Selection

    Input Signal Selection Use the Input Selection feature if the television does not switch over automatically when using an external device. Input Signal Selection You can select source of AV or S-VIDEO from this function. Press MENU SETUP and press to enter the submenu.
  • Page 67: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions hat else can cause a poor picture h is there no sound or picture Interference or a weak signal. Try a Check that the television is on and that all connections are made properly. tuning may help: here is a picture, but wh is there little Select the ATV Manual Tuning in the or no colour...
  • Page 68 h are the colours wrong when an C source is pla ed Connect the NTSC source via a SCART cable and play. Select Manual setting from the SETUP menu and set the Col- our System to Auto. Manual setting Colour system: Auto EXT 1 Select Change...
  • Page 69: Speci Cations And Accessories

    Energy ef ciency Class 40L53** A+ Class Humidity: 20% - 80% 50L53** A+ Class (non-condensing) 58L53** A+ Class Supplied Accessories Toshiba 3D glasses: FPT-AG03 40/50/58L53*5 (2pcs) Visible Screen Size 40L53** 102cm Remote control CT-90437 (approx.) 50L53** 126cm 2 batteries (AAA, IEC R03 1.5V)
  • Page 70: License Information

    License Information Manufactured under license from Dolb DivX , DivX Certi ed and associated logos ® ® Laboratories Dolb and the double-D s m- are trademar s of ovi Corporation or its bol are trademar s of Dolb Laboratories subsidiaries and are used under license Covered b one or more of the following patents , 6 ,668...
  • Page 71 / /EC is also applicable DVB is a registered trademark of the DVB Project © TOSHIBA Television Central Europe Sp. z o.o. 2013 All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is strictly prohibited. TOSHIBA Television Central Europe Sp. z o.o.
  • Page 72 © TOSHIBA Television Central Europe Sp. z o.o. 2013 All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission is strictly prohibited. TOSHIBA Television Central Europe Sp. z o.o. ul. Pokoju 1, Biskupice Podgórne, 55-040 Kobierzyce, Poland Specification is subject to change without notice.

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