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  • Page 1 C-13310 USER'S GUIDE C-13311 Illustration of AV-20320 and RM-C205 IMPORTANT NOTE TO THE CUSTOMER In the space below, enter the model number and serial number of your television (located at the rear of the television cabinet). Staple your sales receipt or invoice to the inside cover of this guide.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Precautions

    Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void the warranty. * When you don’t use this TV set for a long period of time, be sure to dis- connect both the power plug from the AC outlet and antenna for your safety.
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS CAUTION: Please read and retain for your safety. Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. This TV set has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety. But improper use can result in potential elec- trical shock or fire hazards.
  • Page 4 FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 4 7 An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
  • Page 5 FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 5 13 For added protection of the TV set during a lightning storm or when the TV set is to be left unattended for an extended period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 6 Table of Contents UNPACKING YOUR TV ..7 BUTTON FUNCTIONS ..37 Menu....37 TV MODELS and REMOTES Exit.
  • Page 7: Unpacking Your Tv

    Page 7 Unpacking Your Television Thank you for your purchase of a JVC Color Television. Before you begin setting up your new television, please check to make sure you have all of the following items. In addition to this guide, your television box should include:...
  • Page 8: Tv Models And Remotes Guide

    Rear Panel Diagram INPUT OUTPUT VIDEO— 75‰ (VHF/UHF) (VHF/UHF) L/ MONO AUDIO MODELS: AV-20320, AV-20321 Front Panel Diagram INPUT—2 VIDEO AUDIO L / MONO MODELS: AV-20320, AV-20321 INPUT VIDEO AUDIO...
  • Page 10: Quick Setup Guide

    The right and left buttons will turn the volume up or down. These buttons are also marked with four arrows and are also used with JVC's onscreen menu system. You will need to use these buttons later in the Quick Setup.
  • Page 11 13 to 16. Note: A VCR is not required to operate your television.The connection shown below is for stereo televisions only (models AV-20320, and AV-20321 only). All others use connections shown on pages 13 and 14. AV Cables/Plugs...
  • Page 12 Quick Setup 3 Step Three - Auto Tuner Setup JVC’s onscreen menu system lets you set your television up to meet your own personal view- ing preferences. The menu screens and their features are discussed in detail in this book. The menu settings are optional, you can set as many or as few of them as you wish.
  • Page 13: Connections

    2) Connect an RF cable from the RF Output of the VCR, in to the RF Input on the back of the • Please consult your VCR’s owner’s manual for more information on its operation. • See page 15 for instructions on making stereo connections with your VCR (for television models AV-20320, and AV-20321 only).
  • Page 14 • Please consult your VCR’s owner’s manual for more information on its operation. • See page 15 for instructions on making stereo connections with your VCR (for television models AV-20320, and AV-20321 only). The connection diagrams are intended to show some basic connections. Some cable companies may require special connections to properly use your television.
  • Page 15: Stereo Vcr/Dvd Connections

    Connections Stereo VCR/DVD Connections If you have a Stereo model television (AV-20320, AV-20321), you can use the connection shown below for high-quality stereo sound from your HiFi VCR. You can also use this diagram to connect your television to a DVD player.
  • Page 16: Connecting To A Camcorder

    Headphone or Earphone Connection You can connect a pair of headphones or earphone to the television using the headphone jack on the front panel. Models AV-20320 and AV-20321 have a headphone jack. Models C-13310, C-13311 and C-20310 have an earphone jack.
  • Page 17: Remote Control

    Tap the CH+ or CH– button to move through the chan- nels one channel at a time. • To move rapidly through the channels using JVC’s Hyperscan feature, press and hold CH+ or CH–. The chan- nels will zip by at a rate of five channels per second.
  • Page 18: Onscreen Menus

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 18 Onscreen Menus Using the Guide Certain symbols are used throughout this guide to help you learn about the features of your new television. The ones you will see most frequently are: " # Up and Down arrows mean press the C or C buttons.
  • Page 19: Auto Tuner Setup

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 19 Initial Setup Auto Tuner Setup If you have already run the Auto Tuner as part of the quick setup earlier in this guide, please skip ahead to “Channel Summary” to continue setting up your television. In Auto Tuner Setup, the TV automatically scans through all available channels, memorizing the active ones and skipping over blank ones or channels with weak signals.
  • Page 20: Channel Summary

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 20 Initial Setup Channel Summary Channel Summary allows you to customize the line-up of channels received by your TV. You can add or delete channels from the line-up or prevent any unauthorized viewers from watch- ing any or all 181 channels.
  • Page 21: V-Chip

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 21 V-Chip Your TV is equipped with V-Chip technology which enables TV Parental Guidelines (for United States and Canada) and Movie (MPAA) Guideline controls. V-Chip technology allows you to program your TV to receive, or not to receive, programs based on content according to the guidelines.
  • Page 22 FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 22 V-Chip US V-Chip Ratings U.S. PARENTAL RATING SYSTEMS Programs with the following ratings are appropriate for children. TV Y is Appropriate for All Children. Programs are created for very young viewers and should be suitable for all ages, including children ages 2 - 6.
  • Page 23 FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 23 V-Chip Setting US V-Chip Ratings Press the M button " # To V-CHIP To operate (Lock icon will appear) Press Z to access the V-Chip menu V-CHIP ON OFF SET US TV RATINGS SET MOVIE RATINGS SET CANADIAN RATINGS ENG SET CANADIAN RATINGS FRE...
  • Page 24 FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 24 V-Chip Setting ratings with the V-Chip button To access Rating information about a certain program, press the V-C button while viewing that program. A display like this will appear: PROGRAM IS RATED : TV-PG - V If you decide you want to block this category of viewing, press "0"...
  • Page 25: Movie Ratings

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 25 V-Chip Movie Ratings NR - Not Rated. This is a film which has no rating. In many cases these films were imported from countries which do not use the MPAA ratings system. Other NR films may be from amateur producers who didn’t intend to have their film widely released.
  • Page 26 FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 26 V-Chip Canadian V-Chip Ratings E - Exempt. Exempt programming includes: news, sports, documentaries and other information programming, talk shows, music videos, and variety programming. C – Programming Intended for Children. Violence Guidelines: There will be no realistic scenes of violence. Depictions of aggressive behavior will be infrequent and limited to portrayals that are clearly imaginary, comedic or unrealistic in nature.
  • Page 27: Unrated Programs

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 27 V-Chip Unrated Programs Notes About Unrated Programs: Unrated programming refers to any programming which does not contain a rating signal. Programming on television stations which do not broadcast rating signals will be placed in the “Unrated Programming"...
  • Page 28: Set Lock Code

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 28 V-Chip Set Lock Code Channel Guard and V-Chip settings are protected by a four-digit Lock Code. Your TV comes pre-set with a Lock Code of "0000". You may change the code to any four-digit number you wish.
  • Page 29: Picture Settings

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 29 Picture Settings Tint Tint allows you to adjust the levels of red and green in your TV picture. Press the M button " # To TINT To increase the levels of green To increase the levels of red "...
  • Page 30: Noise Muting

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 30 Picture Settings Noise Muting This feature inserts a blank blue screen over channels which are not broadcasting or are too weak to be received clearly. Press the M button " # To NOISE MUTING To turn Noise Muting ON or OFF •...
  • Page 31: Sound Settings

    2:49 PM Page 31 Sound Settings Please note: The Sound Settings options are available on Stereo televisions (models AV-20320 and AV-20321) only. Bass You can increase or decrease the level of low-frequency sound in the TV’s audio with the Bass adjustment.
  • Page 32: Mts (Multi-Channel Sound)

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 32 Sound Settings MTS (Multi-Channel Television Sound) MTS technology allows several audio signals to be broadcast at once, giving you a choice in what you wish to hear with a TV program. In addition to mono or stereo sound, an MTS broad- cast may also include a Second Audio Program (SAP) Press the M button...
  • Page 33: General Items

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 33 General Items Auto Clock Set Before you use any of your TV’s timer functions, you must first set the clock. You may precisely set your clock using the XDS time signal broadcast by most Public Broadcasting stations. To set the clock using the XDS signal: Enter the channel number of your local PBS station Press M...
  • Page 34: Manual Clock Set

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 34 General Items Manual Clock Set To set your clock manually (without using the XDS signal), choose MANUAL from the Set Clock menu and follow the steps below. " # To SET CLOCK To operate To MANUAL MODE AUTO...
  • Page 35: On/Off Timer

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 35 General Items On/Off Timer The On/Off timer lets you program your television to turn itself on or off. You can use it as an alarm to wake up, to help you remember important programs, or as a decoy when you're not home.
  • Page 36: Closed Caption

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 36 General Items Closed Caption Use this function to display the Closed Captioning text onscreen (when included in a broad- cast). Press the M button " # To CLOSED CAPTION To operate MODE : CAPTION CAPTION : CC1 CC2 CC3 CC4 TEXT : T1...
  • Page 37: Button Functions

    2:49 PM Page 37 Button Functions Menu The M button allows you to access JVC’s onscreen menu system. Press M to activate the onscreen menu system. • See individual topics (like “Set Video Status”) for specific information on using menus. Exit Press the E button to leave a menu screen.
  • Page 38: Video Status

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 38 Button Functions Video Status The V button gives you a choice of three TV picture display settings, including a IDEO TATUS display of your own preferences. Standard - Resets the picture display to the factory settings. Choice - Displays the setting levels you specified on the "Set Video Status"...
  • Page 39: Return

    Input Selects the signal input source for the television: TV, for Antenna or Cable; Video 1; or Video 2, for video devices like VCRs, DVD players, or camcorders. NPUT AV-20320 and AV-20321 users. C-13310, C-13311, and C-20310 users. VIDEO-1 VIDEO-2...
  • Page 40: Appendices

    FV5 English 3/12/02 2:49 PM Page 40 Troubleshooting PROBLEMS CHECK There is no power • See if the power cord became unplugged. • Check for a blown fuse or circuit breaker or a power outage. There is no picture • The antenna could be disconnected. or sound •...
  • Page 41: Warranty

    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO. WHAT WE WILL DO: If this product is found to be defective within the warranty period, JVC will repair or replace defective parts at no charge to the original owner. Such repair and replacement services shall be rendered by JVC during regular business hours at JVC authorized service centers.
  • Page 43: Authorized Service Centers

    Please refer to qualified service personnel for repairs. Accessories To purchase accessories for your JVC product, you may contact your local JVC Dealer. From the 48 Continental United States call toll free: 1 (800) 882-2345 or on the web at
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Remote control unit x 1 / AA batteries x 2 *Specifications subject to change without notice. JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA JVC CANADA, INC. Division of JVC Americas Corp. 21 Finchdene Square 1700 Valley Road Scarborough, Ontario Wayne, New Jersey, 07470...

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