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JVC AV 27020 User Manual

JVC AV 27020 User Manual

Jvc color television user's guide


for your television (located on the rear of the television cabinet).
Staple your sales receipt or invoice to the inside cover of this guide.
Keep this user's guide in a convenient place for future reference.
Model Number
In the spaces below, enter the model and serial number
Keep the carton and original packaging for future use.
For models:
(Illustration of AV-27020 and RM-C345)
Serial Number


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  • Page 1 COLOR TELEVISION USER’S GUIDE In the spaces below, enter the model and serial number for your television (located on the rear of the television cabinet). Staple your sales receipt or invoice to the inside cover of this guide. Keep this user’s guide in a convenient place for future reference. Keep the carton and original packaging for future use.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Precautions

    5. In the event of trouble, unplug the unit and call a service technician. Do not attempt to repair it yourself or remove the rear cover. Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void the warranty. * When you don’t use this TV set for a long...
  • Page 3 6 If an outside antenna is connected to the TV set, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some pro t e c t i o n against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code provides information with re s p e c t to proper grounding of the mast and supporting stru c t u re , g rounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Congratulations on your new television purchase! We thank you for choosing JVC. We know you are anxious to start watching your new television, but before you operate it, please read this guide and then keep it handy for future re f e rence. After all, you just bought a g reat TV with a lot of terr i fic features, you should know what each feature is and how to use it...
  • Page 5: Connections

    CONNECTIONS CHECKLIST — READ ME FIRST! The Connections Checklist — Read Me First! section of this guide is a list of ideas to keep in mind when you set out to perform your connections. It is designed to help us not-so-technically- advanced individuals.
  • Page 6: Rear Panel Diagrams

    6 C O N N E C T I O N S REAR PANEL DIAGRAMS C-13010 • C-13011 C-20010 AV-27015 CABLE BOX CONNECTION If you do not re q u i re a cable box to access any or all channels, refer to the Quick Setup Guide. If you use a cable box to access any or all channels, use the diagram below.
  • Page 7: Connecting To A Camcorder

    CONNECTING TO A CAMCORDER You can connect a camcorder right to your TV. For other video/VCR connections see the Quick Setup Guide. Illustration of AV-27020 CONNECTING TO AN EXTERNAL AMPLIFIER AV-20020, AV-20021 & AV-27020 only. If you set the TV Speaker to off (see page 17 for special setup), you can adjust the amplifier’s sound with the TV remote’s V Illustration of AV-27020 CONNECTING TO HEADPHONES/EARPHONES...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    G E T T I N G REMOTE CONTROLS RM-C345 AV-27020 CHANGING THE BATTERIES Be sure to use only size AA batteries. Push down or raise the latch on the remote's back cover to remove it. Insert the two supplied AA batteries, carefully noting the “+”...
  • Page 9: Power

    G E T T I N G S T A R T E D POWER Press the P button on the remote control or the TV front panel. The power lamp will glow red. OWER (On the AV-27020 and AV-27015 the On Timer lamp will glow red.) Make sure that the TV/CATV switch is set to TV (RM-C340 and RM-C345 only).
  • Page 10: Remote Programming

    R E M O T E SETTING THE CATV & VCR CODES Many CATV & VCR brands have more than one code. If the first code in the list does not work, try the other codes listed. If your CATV box or your VCR do not respond to any of the codes listed for the manufacturer and s e a rch code function, use the remote control for that accessory to operate it.
  • Page 11: Vcr Codes

    R E M O T E VCR SETUP FOR RM-C340 AND RM-C345 The remote is pre-programmed with the VCR codes for power on and power off, play, stop, fast-forward, rewind, and channel up and down. 1) Determine the correct code from the “VCR Codes” chart (below). 2) Slide the 2-Way Mode Selector Switch to TV.
  • Page 12: Menu Functions

    U S I N G USING THIS GUIDE: Throughout this guide there are certain symbols we use as shorthand to show you what to do. When you see them, keep these factors in mind: Up and down arrows mean press the M buttons.
  • Page 13: Initial Setup

    AUTO TUNER SETUP During Auto Tuner Setup, the TV w i l l automatically scan through all available channels and memorize the active ones so that when you scan, you do not pick up weak or noisy channels. Press the M button To AUTO TUNER SETUP To operate...
  • Page 14: Set Lock Code

    I N I T I A L Continued … CHANNEL GUARD - LOCK To CHANNEL SUMMARY To operate To the Lock column The access code zero (0) to lock or unlock that channel when finished CHANNEL GUARD MESSAGE: This message appears when a viewer attempts to watch a guarded channel: PLEASE ENTER LOCK CODE BY 10 KEY PAD TO UNLOCK IT.
  • Page 15: Picture Settings

    P I C T U R E TINT Tint allows you to adjust the levels of red and green in the picture. P ress the M b u t t o n E N U To TINT To accentuate green To accentuate red To move to the next or previous COLOR...
  • Page 16: Sound Settings

    S O U N D BASS NOTES: The Bass level adjustment feature allows you to raise or lower the level of lower STEREO SETS f requencies in the TV’s sound. ONLY!! Bass, Treble, Balance, and MTS are available on: • AV-20020 •...
  • Page 17: General Items

    TV SPEAKER You can listen to the TV speakers, or if your set is connected to a stereo, turn them off to listen to the stereo speakers. P ress the M b u t t o n E N U To TV SPEAKER TV SPEAKER To turn the speaker ON...
  • Page 18: On/Off Timer

    G E N E R A L ON/OFF TIMER NOTES: Use the On/Off Timer as an alarm to wake up, as a program reminder, or as Closed Caption N o t e : C a p t i o n s a decoy when you’re out of the house.
  • Page 19: Button Functions

    B U T T O N DISPLAY The Display screen shows the current status of timers and inputs. ISPLAY 12:20 PM SLEEP TIMER ON/OFF TIMER EVERYDAY ON TIME 7:00 PM OFF TIME 10:00 PM The channel or AV input (Channel 07) Current time (12:20 PM) Sleep Timer status minutes remain- ing (Off)
  • Page 20: Number Buttons (10 Key Pad)

    B U T T O N NUMBER BUTTONS 10 KEY PAD NOTES : P ress two of the number buttons to move to RM-C241 does not single and double digit channels. have VCR buttons. To move to Channel 7: 0 (zero) 7 (seven) 100 + BUTTON The 100+ button accesses all channels...
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    T R O U B L E S H O O T I N G PROBLEMS There is no power • See if the power cord became unplugged. • Perhaps you have experienced a blown circuit breaker or fuse or a power outage. There is no picture •...
  • Page 22: Limited Warranty

    25 inches which are covered on an in-home basis. YOU MUST: • Return your products to a JVC authorized service center with a copy of your bill of sale. For the authorized JVC service center nearest you, call toll free (800) 537-5722.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting 2

    Sophisticated electronic products may require occasional service. Just as quality is a keyword in the engineering and production of the wide array of JVC products, service is key to maintaining the high level of performance for which JVC is world famous. The JVC service and engineering organization stands behind our products.
  • Page 24 19.8 / 9.0 Weight (lbs. / kg.) Accessories Specifications subject to change without notice. JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA DIVISION OF JVC AMERICAS CORP. 1700 Valley Road Wayne, New Jersey 07470 C-20010 NTSCSystem VHF 2 to 13. UHF 14 to 69...

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