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Integrated High Definition
LED Television User's Guide:
32L1400U
40L1400U
50L1400U
If you need assistance:
Toshiba's Support Web site
For more information, see
Owner's Record
The model number and serial number are on the back and side of your
TV.
Print out this page and write these numbers in the spaces below. Refer
to these numbers whenever you communicate with your Toshiba dealer
about this TV.
Model number: ___________________________________
Serial number: ___________________________________
Note: To display a High Definition
picture, the TV must be receiving a
High Definition signal (such as an
over-the-air High Definition TV
broadcast, a High Definition digital
cable program, or a High Definition
digital satellite program). For details,
contact your TV antenna installer,
cable provider, or satellite provider
support.toshiba.com
"Troubleshooting" on page 97
in this guide.
GMA300032010
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  • Page 1 The model number and serial number are on the back and side of your Print out this page and write these numbers in the spaces below. Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate with your Toshiba dealer about this TV.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Dear Customer, WARNING Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba LED TV. This Improper location and installation of a television can document will help you use the many exciting features lead to the death of your child. Never place the of your new LED TV. Before operating your LED TV, television on furniture or in a location where children carefully read this document completely.
  • Page 3: Child Safety

    CHILD SAFETY: PROPER TELEVISION PLACEMENT MATTERS TOSHIBA CARES • Manufacturers, retailers and the rest of the consumer electronics industry are committed to making home entertainment safe and enjoyable. • As you enjoy your television, please note that all televisions – new and old- must be supported on proper stands or installed according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions • ALWAYS contact a service technician to inspect the TV any time it has been damaged or dropped. 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 15) CAUTION: 3) Heed all warnings. • To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not use the polarized plug with an extension cord, receptacle, or 4) Follow all instructions.
  • Page 5 Care TV side TV top For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and 27) The product shall not be exposed to dripping or precautions: splashing, and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
  • Page 6: Display Using Wall Bracket

    (such as the weight of serious injury. Refer all servicing not specified in the TV). Failure to follow these instructions could this manual to a Toshiba Authorized Service result in serious injury and/or permanent damage to Provider.
  • Page 7: Removing Pedestal Stand

    7) VESA Mounting Pattern 50” TV. VESA Mounting Pattern TV Size Hole Pattern (HxV) Screw Size 32” 200mm x 200mm 40” 200mm x 200mm 50” 400mm x 200mm Removing the Pedestal Stand 1) Carefully lay the front of the unit face down on a flat, cushioned surface such as a quilt or blanket.
  • Page 8 LCD technology, is not a sign of Caution: Changes or modifications to this equipment malfunction, and is not covered under your warranty. not expressly approved by Toshiba could void the Such pixels are not visible when the picture is viewed user’s authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 9: Trademark Information

    Trademark Information Copyright • ColorStream, ColorMaster, DynaLight, GameTimer, © 2014 by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All Native Mode, Stable Sound, Surflock and rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this guide cannot TheaterWide are trademarks or registered trademarks be reproduced in any form without the prior written of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: Introduction ............. 16 Features ..............17 Overview of installation, setup, and use ....18 TV front and side panel controls and connections ..19 TV back panel connections ........20 Chapter 2: Connecting Your TV ..........22 Overview of cable types ...........22 Coaxial (F-type) cable ........22 Standard A/V cables (red/white/yellow) .....23 Component video cables (red/green/blue) ..23...
  • Page 11 Contents Connecting an HDMI or DVI device to the ® HDMI input ............27 ® HDMI CEC connection ...........29 ® Connecting a digital audio system ......31 Connecting a computer ...........31 Connection to the TV’s HDMI terminal .....31 ® Chapter 3: Using the Remote Control ........33 Installing batteries ...........33 Remote control effective range ........34 Learning about the remote control ......36...
  • Page 12 Contents Tuning to the next programmed channel ....56 Tuning to a specific channel (programmed or unprogrammed) ....56 Switching between two channels using Channel Return ...........57 Switching between two channels using SurfLock™ ..........57 Selecting the picture size .........58 Full..............59 TheaterWide 1 ...........59 TheaterWide 2 ...........59 TheaterWide 3 ...........60 Native ..............60...
  • Page 13 Contents Using the Dolby Digital Dynamic Range ® Control feature ...........71 Selecting the PIN code ..........72 Enter a new PIN code .........72 Forgotten PIN code ...........72 Changing or deleting your PIN code ....72 Using parental controls (for USA region) ....72 Blocking TV programs and movies by rating (V-Chip) ........72 Downloading an additional rating system ..73...
  • Page 14 Contents Chapter 7: Using the TV’s Advanced Features ......93 Using the advanced picture settings ......93 ColorMaster™ ...........93 Base Color Adjustment ........93 Color Temperature ..........94 Static Gamma ............94 DynaLight ............95 Dynamic Contrast ..........95 Cinema Mode ............95 Noise Reduction ..........95 Chapter 8: Troubleshooting ............97 General troubleshooting ..........97 Picture problems .............98 Sound problems ............99...
  • Page 15 Contents HDMI input .............105 ® Dimensions (with stand) ........105 Weight / mass (with stand) ......105 Operating conditions ........105 Supplied accessories..........106 Acceptable signal formats for HDMI ....106 ® HDMI signal formats ........106 ® Appendix B: License Agreement ..........107 Appendix C: Index ..............111...
  • Page 16: Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could result in personal injuries, damage to your equipment, or loss of data. These safety cautions have been classified according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 17: Features

    Features The following are just a few of the many exciting features of your new Toshiba wide screen, integrated HD LED TV: Integrated digital tuning (8VSB ATSC and QAM) — Eliminates the need for a separate digital converter set-top box...
  • Page 18: Overview Of Installation, Setup, And Use

    Introduction Overview of installation, setup, and use Overview of installation, setup, and use Follow these steps to set up your TV and begin using its many exciting features. Carefully read the important safety, installation, care, and service information. Keep this document for future reference. To choose a location for the TV: Read “Important notes about your TV”...
  • Page 19: Tv Front And Side Panel Controls And Connections

    107 TV front and side panel controls and connections TV front Left side panel TV top (Sample Illustration) 32L1400U - Front and side panel controls and connections TV front Left side panel TV top (Sample Illustration) 40/50L1400U - Front and side panel controls and connection Power On/Standby LED—Power indicator light, (glows red...
  • Page 20: Tv Back Panel Connections

    TV back panel connections For explanations of cable types and connections, see on page 22. Power Cord (Sample Illustration) 32L1400U - Back panel connections Power Cord Power Cord (Sample Illustration) 40/50L1400U - Back panel connections ANT/CABLE—Antenna input that supports analog (NTSC) and digital (ATSC) off-air antenna signals and analog and digital cable TV (QAM) signals.
  • Page 21 Introduction TV back panel connections ColorStream HD—High-resolution component video input and shared composite video input, see “Connecting a Blu- Blu-ray / DVD player, satellite receiver with ColorStream or VCR” rayTM / DVD player, satellite receiver with ColorStreamTM or VCR” on page 26 HDMI IN—High-Definition Multimedia Interface input ®...
  • Page 22: Chapter 2: Connecting Your Tv

    Chapter 2 Connecting Your TV Overview of cable types Before purchasing cables, know the connector types your devices require. You can purchase cables from most stores that sell audio/ video devices. Coaxial (F-type) cable (Sample Illustration) Coaxial cable Coaxial (F-type) cable connects your antenna, cable TV service, and/or cable converter box to the ANT/CABLE input on your TV.
  • Page 23: Standard A/V Cables (Red/White/Yellow)

    Component video cables come in sets of three and connect with video devices with component video output. (ColorStream Toshiba’s brand of component video.) These cables are typically color-coded red, green, and blue. Separate audio cables are required for a complete connection.
  • Page 24: Optical Audio Cable

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a VCR, antenna, cable TV, or camcorder HDMI cables provide the best audio and picture quality. ® Optical audio cable (Sample Illustration) Optical audio cable Optical audio cable connect receivers with Dolby Digital or PCM ® (pulse-code modulation) optical audio input to the TV’s Digital Audio Out terminal, see “Connecting a digital audio system”...
  • Page 25 Connecting Your TV Connecting a VCR, antenna, cable TV, or camcorder The menu setting may need to be changed in order to watch the shared input between composite and component video. Composite and component video cannot be used simultaneously. When you use a cable box, you may not be able to use the remote control to program or access certain features on the TV.
  • Page 26: Connecting A Blu-Ray Tm / Dvd Player, Satellite

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a Blu-ray / DVD player, satellite receiver with ColorStream or VCR Connecting a Blu-rayTM / DVD player, satellite receiver with ColorStreamTM or VCR Connecting a Blu-ray / DVD player, satellite receiver with ColorStream or VCR TV back panel From antenna Stereo VCR VIDEO...
  • Page 27: Connecting An Hdmi ® Or Dvi Device To The Hdmi ® Input

    Connecting Your TV Connecting an HDMI® or DVI device to the HDMI® input When you use ColorStream HD or Video, switch AV input mode appropriately. To view antenna or Cable channels: Select the ANT/CABLE video input source on the TV.* To view the DVD player: Turn on the DVD player.
  • Page 28 Connecting Your TV Connecting an HDMI® or DVI device to the HDMI® input page 106. Supported Audio format: Linear PCM, sampling rate 32/44.1/48 kHz. To connect a computer to the HDMI input, see “Connection to the ® TV’s HDMI® terminal” on page 31 To connect an HDMI device, you will need one HDMI cable...
  • Page 29: Hdmi ® Cec Connection

    Connecting Your TV HDMI® CEC connection TV back panel VIDEO AUDIO DVI/HDCP (Sample Illustration) 32/40/50L1400U—DVI connections To ensure that the HDMI or DVI device is reset properly: ® When turning on your electronic components, turn on the TV first, and then the HDMI or DVI device.
  • Page 30 This feature uses the CEC technology as regulated by the HDMI standard. ® This feature is limited to models incorporating Toshiba’s HDMI CEC. However, Toshiba is not liable for those ® operations. Refer to the individual instruction manuals for compatibility information.
  • Page 31: Connecting A Digital Audio System

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a computer Connecting a digital audio system The TV’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal outputs a Dolby® Digital or 2-channel down-mixed PCM (pulse-code modulation) signal for use with an external Dolby® Digital decoder or other external audio system with optical audio input. You will need an optical audio cable (Use an optical audio cable that has the larger “TosLink”...
  • Page 32 Connecting Your TV Connecting a computer TV back panel Computer (Sample Illustration) 32/40/50L1400U Series - Connecting a computer to the TV through the HDMI terminal. ® The edges of the picture may be hidden. If receiving a 480i (HDMI ), 480p (HDMI ), 720p, 1080i, or ®...
  • Page 33: Chapter 3: Using The Remote Control

    Chapter 3 Using the Remote Control Installing batteries To install batteries : Remove the battery cover from the back of the remote control. Squeeze tab and lift cover (Sample Illustration) Removing the remote back cover Insert two AAA batteries, corresponding to the (+) and (-) markings on the battery compartment.
  • Page 34: Remote Control Effective Range

    This prevents battery acid from leaking into the battery compartment. Remote control effective range For optimum performance, aim the remote control directly at the TV and make sure there is no obstruction between the remote control and the TV. 16.4 ft (5m) (Sample Illustration) 32L1400U-Remote control effective range...
  • Page 35 Using the Remote Control 16.4 ft (5m) (Sample Illustration) 40/50L1400U-Remote control effective range...
  • Page 36: Learning About The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Learning about the remote control Learning about the remote control The buttons used for operating the TV are described below. For the HDMI CEC remote control functions, see “HDMI® CEC ® playback device (Blu-rayTM/DVD player, etc.) control” on page 87 (Sample Illustration) Remote control overview...
  • Page 37 Using the Remote Control Learning about the remote control The error message “NOT AVAILABLE” may appear if you press a button for a function that is not available. The POWER button turns the TV On/Off. When the TV is off, the power LED indicator on the TV front glows red.
  • Page 38 Channel Browser” on page 52 The MENU button accesses the main TV menu system. See “Navigating the menu system” on page 41. The following key functions allow you to control Toshiba HDMI CEC compatible devices via HDMI connection. See ®...
  • Page 39: Chapter 4: Menu Layout And Navigation

    Chapter 4 Menu Layout and Navigation Main menu layout The tables below and on the next pages provide a quick overview of your TV’s menu system. To open the menus (illustrated below), press MENU on the remote control. Icon Item Option Picture Picture Mode...
  • Page 40 Menu Layout and Navigation Main menu layout Icon Item Option Sound Balance Adjusts Balance Bass Adjusts Bass Treble Adjusts Treble DTS TruSurround On / Off Sound Mode Standard/Music/Movie/Clear Voice Stable Sound On / Off Dynamic Range Control On / Off TV Speakers On/Off Stereo / Mono / SAP...
  • Page 41: Navigating The Menu System

    Menu Layout and Navigation Navigating the menu system Icon Item Option Get Help System Information Opens the System Information screen Auto Demo Opens Auto Demo menu NOTE Only available if the TV is set to Store mode. Navigating the menu system You can use the buttons on the remote control to access and navigate your TV’s on-screen menu system.
  • Page 42: Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Tv

    Chapter 5 Setting up your TV Initial Setup When you first turn on or reset the TV, the Initial Setup window will appear. In the Menu Language field, press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select your preferred language. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select Time Zone.Then set your desired time zone, using the ◄/►(arrow) buttons and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 43: Installation Setup Selection

    Setting up your TV Installation setup selection Installation setup selection Installation setup selection Menu language You can choose from three different menu language settings (English, Français, and Español) for the on-screen display of menus and messages. To select the menu language: Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu, then highlight Menu Language.
  • Page 44: Storing Channels In Memory (Optional)

    Setting up your TV Auto Tuning Open the Channel Tuning menu, highlight ANT/CABLE In, and then press the ENTER button. (Sample Image) Channel tuning menu - Input configuration selection Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select the input source (Cable or Antenna), and then press the ENTER button to save your new settings.
  • Page 45 Setting up your TV To program channels automatically: Configure the antenna input source, if you have not already done so, see “ANT/CABLE IN” on page 43. Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu. Highlight Channel Tuning, and then press the ENTER button. (Sample Image) Setup menu - Installation selection Highlight Auto Tuning, and then press the ENTER button to open the Channel Program menu to begin channel...
  • Page 46: Manual Tuning

    Setting up your TV Setting channel skip Manual Tuning After storing channels in memory, you can manually enter channels if the physical channel is known. Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu. Highlight Channel Tuning and then press the ENTER button. Highlight Manual Tuning and then press the ENTER button, the Manual Tuning form will appear.
  • Page 47: Setting The Av Input Mode

    Setting up your TV Setting the time zone To add a channel to the channel memory: Highlight the checked box next to the channel number you wish to add, and then press the ENTER button to remove the check. You can also block specific channels so that they cannot be tuned until you unlock them.
  • Page 48: Viewing The System Status

    Setting up your TV Viewing the system status To set the Daylight Saving Time status: In the Installation menu, highlight Daylight Saving Time, and press the ENTER button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select On or Off, and then press the ENTER button. Viewing the system status In the Get Help menu, highlight System Information, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 49: Chapter 6: Setting Up Your Tv

    Chapter 6 Setting up your TV Selecting the video input source To select the video input source to view: Press the INPUT button on the remote control or TV control panel. Do one of the following: Press 0-3. Repeatedly press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons on the remote control, and then press the ENTER button to change the input setting.
  • Page 50 Setting up your TV Selecting the video input source (Sample Image) Input Selection screen You can label the video input sources according to the specific devices you have connected to the TV, see “Labeling the video input sources” on page 51 Sources can be “hidden,”...
  • Page 51: Labeling The Video Input Sources

    Setting up your TV Labeling the video input sources When selecting input sources using the CH ▲/▼(arrow) buttons, you will need to press the ENTER button to actually select a particular device from the pop-up window or wait 5 seconds after highlighting desired input. Labeling the video input sources You can label each video input source according to the type of device you have connected to each source.
  • Page 52: Tuning Channels Using The Channel Browser

    Setting up your TV Tuning channels using the Channel Browser To save the new input labels, highlight Done, and then press the ENTER button. To revert to the factory default labels, highlight Reset and press the ENTER button. Input labeling example: The screen below left shows the default Input Selection screen (with none of the inputs labeled as a specific device).
  • Page 53: Favorites Browser

    Setting up your TV Favorites browser Favorites browser The Favorites Browser allows you to quickly set up a favorite channels/inputs list that is integrated into the Channel Browser. To add a favorite channel/input: Tune to the channel or input. Press and hold the FAV button for a few seconds. The channel or input is added to the beginning of the Favorites list on the left side of the Channel Browser.
  • Page 54: Elements Of The Channel Browser

    Setting up your TV Favorites browser To save the new entries, highlight Done, and then press the ENTER button. To return to factory defaults, highlight Reset, and then press the ENTER button. To open the Channel Browser: Press BACK CB or NEXT CB arrow buttons on the remote control.
  • Page 55 Setting up your TV Favorites browser To toggle among the available lists: After opening the Channel Browser, press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to toggle through the History, ANT/CABLE, Inputs, Favorites, or HDMI CEC options. The Channel Browser opens in History List by default. Once another list has been selected, the Channel Browser will open in the last selected list.
  • Page 56: Adding And Clearing Channels And Inputs In The History List

    Setting up your TV Favorites browser Adding and clearing channels and inputs in the History List As a channel or input is tuned, the Channel Browser adds it to the History List and displays it on the right side of the Channel Browser.
  • Page 57: Switching Between Two Channels Using Channel Return

    Setting up your TV Favorites browser If a digital channel is not programmed, either through the automatic channel scan or the Channel add function, see “Auto Tuning” on page 44, you will have to tune the RF channel using the Channel Numbers and the (Dash 100) button on the remote control.
  • Page 58: Selecting The Picture Size

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size Selecting the picture size You can view many program formats in several picture sizes— Native, 4:3, Full, TheaterWide 1, TheaterWide 2, TheaterWide 3, Normal, and Dot by Dot. The picture size illustrations are examples only. The format of the image (in any of the picture sizes) depends on the format of the signal you are currently watching.
  • Page 59: Full

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size Full The Full setting is for viewing in the 16:9 (480i, 480p) source programs. If receiving a squeezed 4:3 format program, the picture is stretched horizontally to fill the width of the screen but not stretched vertically.
  • Page 60: Theaterwide 3

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size The picture’s top and bottom edges may be hidden*. TheaterWide 3 This setting is for viewing letter box programs with subtitles. (Sample Illustration) Picture size - TheaterWide 3, letter box with subtitles The picture’s top and bottom edges are hidden*.
  • Page 61: Normal

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size (Sample Illustration) Picture size - 4:3 Some program formats will display with sidebars and/or bars at the top and bottom. Normal This setting is for viewing VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, and SXGA sources. (Sample Illustration) Picture size - Normal This size is a non-stretched display.
  • Page 62: Scrolling The Theaterwide Tm Picture

    Setting up your TV Using the Auto Aspect feature Scrolling the TheaterWide picture (TheaterWide 2 and 3 only) You can set separate scroll settings for the TheaterWide 2 and TheaterWide 3 modes for each input. To set the scroll settings: In the Picture Menu, highlight Display Settings, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 63: Using The 4:3 Stretch

    Setting up your TV Using the FREEZE feature Aspect Ratio of Signal Automatic Aspect Size (automatically selected when Auto Source Aspect is On) 4:3 Normal 4:3 Letter Box TheaterWide 2 16:9 Full Full Not defined (no ID-1 The current picture size you selected, see “Selecting the data or HDMI aspect...
  • Page 64: Adjusting The Picture

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the picture Using the FREEZE function for any purpose other than your private viewing may be prohibited under the Copyright Laws of the United States and other countries, and may subject you to civil and criminal liability.
  • Page 65: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the picture To select the picture mode using the menu system: Press the MENU button and open the Picture menu. Highlight Picture Mode, and then press the ENTER button. (Sample Image) Picture menu - Mode selection Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select the picture mode you prefer, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 66: Using Closed Captions

    Setting up your TV Using closed captions To reset to the factory defaults: Press the MENU button. Select Picture ► Reset. Press the ENTER button. A confirmation screen appears. Press the ▲/▼ (arrow) buttons to select Yes, and then press ENTER.
  • Page 67: Digital Cc Settings

    Setting up your TV Using closed captions If the program or video you selected is not closed captioned, no captions will display onscreen. To view text, highlight T1, T2, T3, or T4. (Sample Illustration) Captions - text If text is not available in your area, a black rectangle may appear on screen.
  • Page 68: Adjusting The Audio

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio Highlight Digital CC Settings, and then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to highlight the characteristic you wish to change, and then press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select the format for that characteristic. To save the new settings, highlight Done, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 69: Using The Digital Audio Selection

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio If you modify items in the Sound menu while Mute is active, Mute is cancelled. Using the Digital Audio Selection You can use the Digital Audio Selection to conveniently switch between audio tracks on a digital channel (for those channels that have multiple audio tracks).
  • Page 70: Adjusting The Audio Quality

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio You can typically leave the TV in Stereo mode because it outputs the type of sound being broadcast (stereo or monaural). If the sound is noisy, select Mono to reduce the noise. To listen to an alternate language on an ATSC digital station (if available), highlight the Primary Audio Language field in step 2 above, and then press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select the language you prefer.
  • Page 71: Dts Trusurround

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio DTS TruSurround™ This technology delivers an immersive virtual surround sound experience over front facing speaker configurations, complete with rich bass, high frequency detail and clear dialog. To turn on DTS TruSurround Press the MENU button and open the Sound menu. Highlight DTS TruSurround field, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 72: Selecting The Pin Code

    Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) This feature is available when the TV is tuned to a digital RF channel or an HDMI input with the Dolby Digital signal. ® ® Selecting the PIN code A PIN code is necessary for some menus. The Parental Control and Locks menu is grayed out if no PIN has been set.
  • Page 73: Downloading An Additional Rating System

    Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to highlight Enable Rating Blocking, and press ENTER button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select On, and then press the ENTER button. Parental Control and Locks Picture Enable Rating Blocking Sound...
  • Page 74 The additional rating system is not designed, transmitted or controlled by the TV or Toshiba, nor is the availability of an additional rating system determined or controlled by Toshiba. Similarly, the rating of programs in an additional rating system is not determined, transmitted or controlled by the TV or Toshiba.
  • Page 75 Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) Rating system Independent rating system for broadcasters: Ratings: Description and Content themes: TV-MA Mature Audience Only (This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17. L) Crude or indecent language S) Explicit sexual activity V) Graphic violence...
  • Page 76: Displaying Ratings

    Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) Indication other than rating system: Display: Description: TV-NONE TV None MPAA N/A Movie Not Applicable NOT RATE Movie Not Rated (No rating appears) No rating information is provided If you place an “X” in the box next to “None” Rated, programs rated “None”...
  • Page 77: Using The Input Lock Feature

    Setting up your TV Locking channels Enter your four-digit PIN code, and then press the ENTER button. If the correct code is entered, the program lock mode is released and the normal picture appears. All locking will be enabled again when you change the channel. Using the input lock feature You can use the Input Lock feature to lock the video inputs (Video, ColorStream...
  • Page 78: Using The Gametimer Tm

    Setting up your TV Locking channels (Sample Illustration) Channel options Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select a channel in the lock column. Press the ENTER button. PIN code entry will be required to set a locked channel. If the PIN code has not yet been set, a warning message appears. A check appears in the box.
  • Page 79: Using The Panel Lock Feature

    Setting up your TV Locking channels Set the Input Lock to Off, see “Using the input lock feature” on page 77 A message appears when 10 minutes, 3 minutes, and 1 minute are remaining. If the TV loses power with time remaining, the TV will enter Input Lock mode when power is restored (as if the GameTimer had been activated).
  • Page 80: Using The Media Player

    Connect the USB device to the TV directly. Do not use a USB Hub. You must obtain any required permission from copyright owners to use copyright content. Toshiba cannot and does not grant such permission. Depending on the file size and amount in your USB storage device, it may take some time to load before content is viewable.
  • Page 81: Auto Start Function

    Setting up your TV Using the Media Player Auto Start function When Auto Start is enabled, you will be asked if you want to start the Media Player when a USB device is inserted. If Auto Start is disabled, you must manually start the Media Player from the menu. To change the Auto Start setting: In the Options menu, highlight MediaShare Setup, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 82: Viewing Photo Files

    Setting up your TV Using the Media Player (Sample Image) Media Play screen The viewer will open even if there are no photo or music files. While the Media Player is active, the main menus cannot be displayed. Viewing photo files There are three types of view modes: multi view, single view, and slide show.
  • Page 83: Single View

    Setting up your TV Using the Media Player Press the ENTER button to view the selected photo in Single View mode. Single view In this view mode, only files located in the selected directory will be displayed. This view allows you to change the photo content manually.
  • Page 84: Playing Music Files

    Setting up your TV Using the Media Player Playing music files You can listen to music from a list of available files. When listening to music files, you can select music lists, play, pause, stop, skip, repeat play, and adjust sound settings. (Sample Image) Media Play - music list After opening Media Player and selecting Music (see “To open the...
  • Page 85: Viewing Photo Files And Playing Music Files At The Same Time

    Setting up your TV Using the Media Player During playback, you can adjust the Sound menu functions from the Quick Menu. To set the repeat mode: Press the MENU button to open the Quick Menu. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select Repeat. Press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select Off, All or 1.
  • Page 86: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Setting up your TV Setting the sleep timer Numerical (0-9), Uppercase (A-Z), lowercase (a-z), Chinese Increasing order New-From new to old according to the date and time when the picture was taken. Old-From old to new according to the date and time when the picture was taken.
  • Page 87: No Signal Power Down

    A warning message will appear 1 minute before the TV turns off. Using HDMI ® This is a new feature that uses CEC technology and allows you to control Toshiba HDMI CEC compatible devices from the TV ® remote via HDMI (see “HDMI®...
  • Page 88 Setting up your TV Using HDMI® CEC Button: Description: Fast forward Rewind/reverse ▲/▼/◄/► Navigates menu options ENTER Enters menu options EXIT Return to the previous menu These functions depend on the devices connected. HDMI CEC Player Control menu functions ® To control the HDMI CEC player from the menu: ®...
  • Page 89: Other Hdmi ® Cec Functions

    Setting up your TV Using HDMI® CEC These functions depend on the devices that are connected.The HDMI CEC Player Control item will be grayed out in the following ® conditions: A non-HDMI input is currently selected. ® The Enable HDMI CEC item is set to Off. The connected CEC device is not a playback or recording device.
  • Page 90: Setting Up Hdmi ® Cec

    Setting up your TV Using the HDMI® settings feature Item: Description: Initial Speaker Setting From this item, you can set your audio output preference to the TV speakers or the audio receiver speakers. When this item is set to Receiver, the TV remote can be used to adjust or mute the volume of the audio.
  • Page 91: Hdmi ® Information Display

    Setting up your TV Displaying TV status information Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select Auto, Full, or Limited, and then press the ENTER button. Mode Description Auto(default) Adjusts RGB full range signal automatically. Full RGB input signal is displayed in the range from 0 to 255. Limited RGB input signal is displayed in the range from 16 to 235.
  • Page 92: Understanding The Last Mode Memory Feature

    Setting up your TV Understanding the last mode memory feature Digital signal strength indicator (bar graph in lower right corner of box; for digital signals only) Stereo, Mono, or SAP audio status (when in HDMI input ® mode, Dolby Digital, or PCM) ®...
  • Page 93: Chapter 7: Using The Tv's Advanced Features

    Chapter 7 Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings ColorMaster™ The ColorMaster™ feature allows you to adjust standard colors. From the Picture menu, highlight Advanced Picture Settings, and then press the ENTER button. Highlight ColorMaster, and then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select On, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 94: Color Temperature

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings Repeat Steps 3 through 5 to adjust other colors. To reset the adjustments to the factory defaults, select Reset on the screen. Press the ENTER button. Color Temperature You can change the quality of the picture by selecting from three preset Color Temperatures (Cool, Medium, and Warm), as described below.
  • Page 95: Dynalight Tm

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings DynaLight The DynaLight feature automatically strengthens the black coloring of dark areas in the video according to the level of darkness. From the Picture menu, highlight Advanced Picture Settings, and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 96 Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings From the Picture menu, highlight Advanced Picture Settings, and then press the ENTER button. Highlight Noise Reduction and then press the ENTER button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select MPEG NR and then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 97: Chapter 8: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting General troubleshooting Before calling a service technician, review this chapter or visit the Toshiba technical support Web site at support.toshiba.com possible causes/solutions for the problem you are experiencing. Before you begin to troubleshoot any problem, first unplug the TV from the AC wall outlet, wait approximately one minute, and then plug the TV back into the AC wall outlet.
  • Page 98: Picture Problems

    Troubleshooting Picture problems Onscreen Demo Pop-up If your TV is displaying a Demo pop-up screen, reset the Store / Home mode setting to Home. For more information see “Installation setup selection” on page 43 TV will not turn on. Ensure the power cord is plugged in properly, and then press the POWER button.
  • Page 99: Sound Problems

    Troubleshooting Sound problems Noisy picture. If you are watching an analog channel (off-air broadcast or Cable TV), you can set the DNR feature to reduce visible interference in the TV picture, see “DNR” on page 96 Video Input Selection problems If the Input Selection window does not appear when you press INPUT on the remote control or TV, press INPUT a second time.
  • Page 100: Remote Control Problems

    Troubleshooting Channel tuning problems If you hear no sound, try setting the MTS feature to Stereo mode, “Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts” on page 69 If you are not receiving a second audio program from a known SAP source, make sure the MTS feature is set to SAP mode, see “Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts”...
  • Page 101: Closed Caption Problems

    The V-Chip feature is available for U.S. V-Chip systems only, see “Using parental controls (for USA region)” on page 72 No HDMI CEC operation ® The HDMI CEC feature is available for Toshiba HDMI ® ® compatible devices. Ensure that HDMI cables with the ( ) Logo are used.
  • Page 102: Hdmi ® Problems

    Confirm that the contents of the USB storage device are in formats that are supported by this TV, see “Using the Media Player” on page If the problem persists after trying the solutions Contact Toshiba at: support.toshiba.com.
  • Page 103: Appendix A: Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications These models comply with the specifications listed below. Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. These models may not be compatible with features and/or specifications that may be added in the future. Television system NTSC standard ATSC standard 8VSB Digital Cable...
  • Page 104: Power Source

    Specifications Power source Power source 120V AC, 60 Hz Power maximum current 32L1400U 0.9 A 40L1400U 1.1 A 50L1400U 1.4 A Power consumption 32L1400U 0.3 W in Standby mode 40L1400U 0.3 W in Standby mode 50L1400U 0.3 W in Standby mode...
  • Page 105: Colorstream Tm (Component Video) Hd Input

    2-channel Linear-PCM/ Dolby Digital; 32/44.1/48kHz ® sampling frequency; 16/20/24 bits per sample HDMI Audio ® Dimensions (with stand) Width 28.9” (734mm) Height 19.3” (489mm) 32L1400U Depth 7.1” (180mm) Width 36.5” (928mm) Height 23.1” (588mm) 40L1400U Depth 7.6” (194mm) Width 44.2” (1122mm) Height 27.6”...
  • Page 106: Supplied Accessories

    Specifications Supplied accessories 20 - 80 % (no moisture condensation) Humidity Supplied accessories Remote control with two size “AAA” batteries Resource Guide Quick Start Guide Pedestal and hardware Warranty information Power cord (available on certain models) Acceptable signal formats for HDMI ®...
  • Page 107: Appendix B: License Agreement

    TOSHIBA, and protected by the Copyright Act, an international treaty’s articles and other governing laws. The software components which are made or developed originally by TOSHIBA and not subject to EULAs are not a target of source code offering.
  • Page 108 (English) as exactly written by the respective parties other than TOSHIBA. For at least three (3) years from the date of distribution of this product, Toshiba will give to anyone who contacts Toshiba Consumer Solutions at (800) 631-3811, for a charge of no...
  • Page 109 License Agreement (3) Permission for use of this software is granted only if the user accepts full responsibility for any undesirable consequences; the authors accept NO LIABILITY for damages of any kind. These conditions apply to any software derived from or based on the IJG code, not just to the unmodified library.
  • Page 110 License Agreement This license was inspired by the BSD, Artistic, and IJG (Independent JPEG Group) licenses, which all encourage inclusion and use of free software in commercial and freeware products alike. As a consequence, its main points are that: We don’t promise that this software works. However, we will be interested in any kind of bug reports.
  • Page 111: Appendix C: Index

    Appendix C Index Auto Aspect using 62 Acceptable signal formats for HDMI® Auto Start function HDMI® signal formats 106 Media Player 81 Additional Safety Precautions Available remote control key functions Installation, Care, and Service HDMI® CEC Player Control menu Choosing a location for your functions LED TV HDMI®...
  • Page 112 Index Displaying ratings 72 Dimensions (with stand) Weight (mass) Operating conditions Supplied accessories 105 Channel Browser elements 54 tuning channels 52 channels Edge Enhancer 96 locking channels 77 Enter a new PIN code Cinema Mode Forgotten PIN code Noise Reduction Changing or deleting your PIN MPEG NR code...
  • Page 113 HDMI® 1(or 2) RGB Range 89 last mode memory feature 92 License Agreement panel lock feature License Information on the software using 79 used in the TOSHIBA Digital TV parental controls Pre-Installed Software - EULA using 72 Exhibit A 107 picture...
  • Page 114 Index quick setup Viewing photo files and playing ANT/CABLE IN 43 music files at the same time Sorting photo or music files 82, 83 Sound Mode Stable Sound Remote control problems Using the Dolby® Digital Channel tuning problems Dynamic Range Control feature Closed caption problems Selecting the PIN code 71 Rating blocking (V-Chip) problems...
  • Page 115 Index contact Toshiba 102 Installing batteries HDMI® 102 Remote control effective range media player problems 102 Learning about the remote control picture problems 98 Rating blocking problems 101 Using the TV’s Advanced Features sound problems 99 Using the advanced picture settings Troubleshooting ColorMaster™...

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