How to reset TV to factory
How to restore Video settings
to factory settings.
How to restore Audio settings
to factory settings.
Cannot cycle through the other
video equipment connected to
Cannot operate the settings.
TIMER LED on front panel is
blinks in red.
LAMP LED blinks in red.
The replacement lamp does not
Digital cable box does not
Cannot record digital channels
TV cabinet creaks.
A slight creaking noise occurs
from the bottom part of the TV.
The cooling fan is loud.
Turn on the TV. While holding down the V button on the remote control, press the
POWER button on the TV. (The TV will turn itself off, then back on again.)
Release the V button.
WARNING: The reset will clear all of your customized settings including
Parental Lock setting.
Press RESET on the remote control while in the Video setting (see page 81).
The supplied method will not work for Advanced Video settings.
Press RESET on the remote control while in the Audio setting (see page 86).
Be sure the Label Video Inputs option is not set to Skip (see page 96).
If a setting option appears in gray, this indicates that the setting option is not
In the password screen (see page 80), enter the following master password: 4357.
The master password clears your previous password; it cannot be used to
temporarily unblock channels.
The LED (see page 16) blinks when the TV is turned on, then shuts off when the
picture is displayed. If the red LED blinks continuously, this may indicate the TV
needs service. When lit, indicates that the timer is set (see page 16). When the
timer is set, this LED will remain lit even when the TV is turned off.
If the LED blinks three times, the lamp cover may not be attached securely (see
page 106). The LED blinks two times if there is an abnormal rise in temperature
inside the TV when any ventilation openings are blocked.
The signal from an i.LINK device is being shown.
Replace the lamp (see page 104).
The screw of the lamp cover may be slanted. Take out the screw, insert it straight
into the screw hole, and then tighten it completely (see page 104).
If you are connecting a VCR and digital cable box using a splitter, as described on
page 37, you must use a special bi-directional splitter that is designed to work
with your digital cable box. Contact your cable provider for details.
Only analog channels can be recorded to your VCR.
When the TV is in use, there is a natural rise in temperature, causing the cabinet to
expand or contract and may be accompanied by a slight creaking noise. This is not
Advanced Iris applies a mechanical iris system. When Advanced Iris is turned
On/Off, a natural creaking noise occurs due to the basic structure of the optical
unit. The creaking sound is an inherent nature of this system and is not a defect.
If the TV is used at high altitudes and High Altitude is set to On, the cooling fan
runs faster and its sound becomes louder. If the TV is not used at high altitudes,
set High Altitude to Off (see page 97).