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  • Page 1

    See why inside. Need help? Call us! Philips representatives are ready to help you with any ques- tions about your new product. We can guide you through Connections, First-time Setup, or any of the Features. We want you to start enjoying your new product right away!

  • Page 2: Welcome/registration Of Your Tv

    And we’ll do everything in our power to keep you happy with your purchase for many years to come. As a member of the PHILIPS “family,” you’re entitled to protection by one of the most comprehensive war- ranties and outstanding service networks in the industry.

  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read before operating equipment Read these instructions. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the appli- ance; or Keep these instructions. C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or Heed all warnings. D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or Follow all instructions.

  • Page 4: Precautions

    After condensation fades, spots or blemishes will be present on the LCD screen. Positioning the LCD Television: • Place the LCD TV on a solid, sturdy base or stand. Be sure the stand is strong enough to handle the weight of the LCD TV. •...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Warranty ........48 Auto Lock, Auto Picture, Auto Sound, are all registered trademarks of Philips Consumer Electronics Company. Copyright © 2003 All rights reserved.

  • Page 6: How To Use The Language Control

    OW TO SE THE ANGUAGE ONTROL or or Spanish- and French-speaking TV owners, an onscreen LANGUAGE option is present. The LANGUAGE control enables you to set the TV’s onscreen menu to be shown in either English, Spanish, or French. Press the MENU button on the remote control to show the onscreen PICTURE BRIGHTNESS...

  • Page 7: How To Use The Tuner Mode Control

    OW TO SE THE UNER ONTROL he TUNER MODE allows you to change the TV’s signal input to CABLE, ANTEN- NA, or AUTO mode. It’s important for the TV to know if you want to receive channels from a cable TV signal or a normal antenna signal. NOTE: The AUTO mode setting helps the TV determine the type of signal or channels being received when AUTO PROGRAM is activat-...

  • Page 8: How To Auto Program Tv Channels

    TV C OW TO ROGRAM HANNELS our TV can automatically set itself for local area (or cable TV) channels. This makes it easy for you to select only the TV stations in your area by pressing the CHAN- NEL (+) or (–) button. Press the MENU button on the remote control to show the onscreen PICTURE...

  • Page 9: How To Add Or Delete Channels (channel Edit)

    OW TO DD OR ELETE HANNELS HANNEL ONTROL HANNEL EDIT makes it easy for you to add or delete channels from the list of channels stored in the TV’s memory. Press the MENU button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR DOWN button PICTURE BRIGHTNESS...

  • Page 10: How To Use The Autochron™ Control

    ™ C OW TO SE THE HRON ONTROL utoChron can automatically set the TV’s onscreen clock. Because the time is PICTURE BRIGHTNESS SOUND COLOR received from a broadcast signal, you must be FEATURES PICTURE sure that a cable TV or antenna signal is pres- INSTALL SHARPNESS PICTURE...

  • Page 11: How To Use The Name Control (channel Label)

    OW TO SE THE ONTROL HANNEL ABEL he channel NAME feature allows you to list the “call” letters of your favorite stations beside their channel numbers when they appear on the screen. The TV has in memory a list of the 50 most popular channel names (for BRIGHTNESS PICTURE example, ABC, NBC, FOX, etc.).

  • Page 12: How To Use The Picture Adjustment Controls

    OW TO SE THE ICTURE DJUSTMENT ONTROLS o adjust your TV picture controls, select a channel and follow these steps. PICTURE BRIGHTNESS Press the MENU button on the SOUND COLOR remote control to show the onscreen PICTURE FEATURES PICTURE menu. PICTURE will be highlighted. INSTALL SHARPNESS BRIGHTNESS...

  • Page 13: How To Use The Equalizer Controls

    OW TO SE THE QUALIZER ONTROLS The Equalizer Controls allow you to adjust the sound frequencies to suit the type of program- ming be watched. Press the MENU button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. Press the CURSOR DOWN button PICTURE BRIGHTNESS repeatedly until SOUND in highlighted.

  • Page 14: How To Use The Balance Control

    OW TO SE THE ALANCE ONTROL he Balance Control will allow you to adjust the sound levels between the right and left speaker output. Press the MENU button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu. PIC- TURE will be highlighted. PICTURE BRIGHTNESS Press the CURSOR DOWN button...

  • Page 15: How To Use The Avl Control

    AVL C OW TO SE THE ONTROL n most cases, the volume levels coming from broadcast programming or commer- cials are never the same. With the AVL (Audio Volume Leveler) control turned ON, you can have the TV level out sound that is being heard.

  • Page 16: How To Use The Incredible Surround Control

    OW TO SE THE NCREDIBLE URROUND ONTROL he Incredible Surround feature adds greater depth and dimension to both mon- aural (MONO) and stereo TV sound. With the control set to INCR. SURROUND (Incredible Surround), the TV’s speakers can add even wider sound separation to normal broadcasts.

  • Page 17: Setting The Tv To Receive Stereo Programming

    OW TO ET THE ECEIVE TEREO ROGRAMMING ou can receive broadcast stereo TV pro- grams. The TV has both an amplifier and twin speakers through which the stereo sound can be heard. Press the MENU button on the remote control to show the onscreen menu.

  • Page 18: Programming)

    SAP (S OW TO ET THE ECEIVE ECONDARY UDIO ROGRAMMING AP is an additional part of the stereo broadcast system. Sent as a third audio channel, an SAP can be heard apart from the current TV program sound. TV stations are free to use SAP for any number of purposes.

  • Page 19: How To Use The Timer Controls

    OW TO SE THE IMER ONTROLS our television comes with an on-screen clock. The TV also can be set to turn on or off at a specific time and tune to a specific FEATURES channel when it powers its self on. TIMER TIME 12:03AM...

  • Page 20: How To Use The Mode Select Control

    OW TO SE THE ELECT ONTROL he Mode Select Control will allow you to use set the TV into the TV, or FM Radio Modes. Depending on how the TV will be used, these modes may have their own onscreen menus controls to optimize there use. Press the MENU button on the PICTURE BRIGHTNESS...

  • Page 21: Understanding The Autolock™ Controls

    ™ C NDERSTANDING THE ONTROLS he AutoLock™ feature receives and AutoLock AutoLock processes data sent by broadcasters or TV RATING MOVIE RATING other program providers that contain pro- TV-Y gram content advisories. When programmed TV-Y7 TV-G by the viewer, a TV with AutoLock™ can PG-13 TV-PG respond to the content advisories and block...

  • Page 22: Setting Up The Autolock™ Access Code

    ™ A ETTING P THE CCESS utoLock allows parents to block out or “censor” any channels they think chil- dren should not watch. A channel blocked by PICTURE BRIGHTNESS SOUND COLOR the AutoLock control cannot be viewed until FEATURES PICTURE a correct access code is used to unlock the INSTALL SHARPNESS...

  • Page 23: How To Block Channels

    ™ OW TO LOCK HANNELS SING fter your personal access code has been set (see the previous page), you are ready to select the channels or inputs you want to PICTURE BRIGHTNESS SOUND COLOR block out or censor. FEATURES PICTURE INSTALL SHARPNESS PICTURE...

  • Page 24: How To Clear All Blocked Channels At The Same Time

    OW TO LEAR LOCKED HANNELS AT THE arious onscreen messages will appear when someone tries to view blocked pro- gramming. The message is determined by how the current programming is blocked. You may view the blocked programming and turn OFF the AutoLock™...

  • Page 25: Blocking Programming Based On Movie Ratings

    LOCKING ROGRAMS BASED ON OVIE ATINGS fter your personal access code has been set, you can select specific movie ratings PICTURE BRIGHTNESS that you want to censor. SOUND COLOR FEATURES PICTURE Press the MENU button on the INSTALL SHARPNESS PICTURE TIMER remote control to show the onscreen TINT...

  • Page 26: Blocking Programming Based On Tv Ratings

    TV R LOCKING ROGRAMS BASED ON ATINGS ou can select specific TV ratings that you want to censor by following these steps. PICTURE BRIGHTNESS Press the MENU button on the COLOR SOUND FEATURES PICTURE remote control to show the onscreen INSTALL SHARPNESS PICTURE...

  • Page 27: Other Autolock™ Blocking Options

    ™ B THER LOCKING PTIONS he BLOCKING control is what can be thought of as the “master switch” for AutoLock™. This control affects the settings PICTURE BRIGHTNESS you have chosen for blocking programs SOUND COLOR according to movie ratings or TV ratings, or PICTURE FEATURES INSTALL...

  • Page 28: Using The Autolock™ Review Screen

    ™ R SING THE EVIEW CREEN o remind you which ratings you have blocked and which Block Options you TV RATING MOVIE RATING have selected, a review screen is available to review your AutoLock settings. To access this screen follow the steps below. NC17 Press the STATUS/EXIT button on your remote control TWICE.

  • Page 29: How To Use The Closed Captioning Control

    OW TO SE THE LOSED APTIONING ONTROLS losed Captioning (CC) allows you to read the voice content of television pro- grams on the TV screen. Designed to help the PICTURE BRIGHTNESS hearing impaired, this feature uses onscreen SOUND COLOR FEATURES PICTURE “text boxes”...

  • Page 30: How To Use The Screen Format Control

    OW TO SE THE CREEN ORMAT ONTROL ou can change the screen format size to match the type of program you’re watch- ing. Select the normal 4:3, EXPAND 4:3, or COMPRESS 16:9 aspect ratios. Press the FORMAT button repeated- ly to toggle among the three screen for- mat sizes;...

  • Page 31: How To Use The Program List Feature

    OW TO SE THE ROGRAM ONTROL he Program List Control will allow you to quickly overview all the programmed channels that have been placed into the tele- visions memory (see the Auto Programming section of this manual for more details). Program List will let you easily select the desired channels your looking for.

  • Page 32: Setting The Sleeptimer Control

    OW TO SET THE LEEPTIMER CONTROL ave you ever fallen asleep in front of the TV, only to have it wake you up at two in the morning with a test pattern sound screeching in your ears? Well, your TV can enable you to avoid that discomfort by auto- matically turning itself off.

  • Page 33: Setting The Autopicture™ Control

    ™ C OW TO SE THE ICTURE ONTROL hether you’re watching a movie or a video game, your TV has automatic video control settings that will match with your current program source or content. AutoPicture™ quickly resets your TV’s video controls for a number of different types of programs and viewing conditions that you may have in your home.

  • Page 34: Setting The Autosound™ Control

    ™ C OW TO SE THE OUND ONTROL utoSound™ allows you to select from three factory-set controls and a personal control that you set according to your own preferences through the onscreen Sound menu. The three factory-set controls (Voice, Music, and Theatre) enable you to tailor the TV sound so as to enhance the particular pro- gram you are watching.

  • Page 35: Using The Surf Control

    OW TO SE THE ONTROL list or series of previously viewed chan- nels can be selected with the SURF button on your remote control. With this feature, you can easily switch between different TV chan- nels that currently interest you. The SURF control allows you to set up to ten channels in its quick viewing list.

  • Page 36: Using Fm Mode Information

    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO NSTALL ONTROLS his TV also provides you with an FM Radio. An FM Radio signal must be con- SOUND EQUALIZER nected to the FM Antenna 75 Jack located FEATURES BALANCE INSTALL on the bottom of the TV. SOUND LANGUAGE INCR.

  • Page 37

    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO EQUALIZER SOUND ANUAL TORE FEATURES BALANCE INSTALL o Manually search, store and sort FM SOUND LANGUAGE INCR. SURROUND channels follow the instructions below: FEATURES AUTO PROGRAM STEREO INSTALL MANUAL STORE If in the FM Mode, press the MENU SORT button on the remote control to dis- NAME...

  • Page 38

    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO OUND ONTROLS o ensure the best sound quality from the FM EQUALIZER SOUND Radio feature of this TV, several Sound FEATURES BALANCE Controls are available for adjustment. INSTALL INCR. SURROUND SOUND To enter the FM Mode, press the STEREO EQUALIZER 120HZ...

  • Page 39

    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO IMER ONTROLS he FM Radio within the TV can be set to turn on and off at a specific time, or tune to a specific channel when it powers on. The SOUND EQUALIZER Timer controls also allows the FM Display to FEATURES...

  • Page 40

    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO ELECT ONTROL he Mode Select option allow you to move from the FM Radio Mode to the TV Mode of operation. SOUND EQUALIZER If in the FM mode, press the MENU FEATURES BALANCE button on the remote control to display INSTALL...

  • Page 41

    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO CREENSAVER ONTROL hile in the FM Mode, there is a Screensaver option that can be used. The Screensaver control, when on, will circulate the screen station indication around the display. SOUND EQUALIZER BALANCE FEATURES If in the FM mode, press the MENU...

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    FM M (FM R ETTING UP THE ADIO ™ C OUND ONTROLS utoSound™ allows you to select from four factory-set controls and a personal control that you set according to your own preferences through the onscreen Sound menu within the FM Mode. The four factory-set controls (Classical, Jazz Pop, or Rock) enable PERSONAL 120HZ...

  • Page 43: Troubleshooting Tips

    ROUBLESHOOTING No Power TV Only Produces MONO Sound • Check the TV power cord. Unplug the TV, wait 10 seconds, • If using a cable box with RF only type connections, the signal then reinsert the plug into the outlet and push the POWER coming from the cable box will be produced in MONO only.

  • Page 44: Glossary Of Terms

    LOSSARY OF ERMS Audio/Video Inputs • Jacks (standard RCA), located on the Incredible Surround • False acoustic management of the audio back of the TV, used for external accessory devices. These jacks signal that produces a dramatic expansion of the wall of sound are designed to receive higher picture resolution and offer that surrounds the listener and heightens overall viewing pleas- sound-connection options.

  • Page 45: Index

    NDEX Cleaning and Care ........43 AutoLock Controls (continued) Factory Service Locations .

  • Page 46

    OCATIONS NOTE: If you reside in one of our Philips Factory Service Branch areas (see directory on back), you can contact the nearest Service Branch to obtain efficient and expedient repair for your product. If your product is In-Warranty, you should have proof-of-purchase to ensure No Charge Service. For Out-of-Warranty service, call the location nearest you.

  • Page 47: Factory Service Location

    UN RAYON DE 50 À 75 MILES (80 KM À 120 KM) DU CENTRE DE SERVICE LOCAL. CÓMO OBTENER UN SERVICIO OPORTUNO Y EFICIENTE POR CORREO, EN CASA O EN PERSONA PARA SU PRODUCTO A TRAVÉS DE UN CENTRO PHILIPS DE SERVICIO. MAS DE 600 SITIOS POR TODO EL PAIS PARA LA RECEPCION DE PRODUCTOS NECESITADOS DE REPARACIONES: COMUNICARSE CON EL CENTRO DE SERVICIO DE FABRICA MAS CERCANO PARA ESTOS LUGARES DENTRO DE UN RADIO DE 80 A 120 KM (50 A 75 MILLAS) DEL CENTRO DE SERVICIO LOCAL.

  • Page 48: Warranty

    PUERTO RICO OR U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS... the original warranty period. When the warranty on the product Contact a Philips factory service center (see enclosed list) or author- expires, the warranty on all replaced and repaired parts also expires. ized service center to arrange repair.

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