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JVC AV 27530 User Manual

JVC AV 27530 User Manual

Jvc color television users guide
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  • Page 1 Important Note: In the spaces below, enter the model 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. 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

    Changes or modifi cations 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 disconnect both the power plug from the AC outlet and antenna for your safety.
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    • As an “ENERGY STAR ® ” partner, JVC has determined that this product or product model meets the “ENERGY STAR ®...
  • 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...
  • Page 5 * Point the remote towards the remote sensor on the target component. The maximum operating distance is about 8 meters. * To operate a JVC VCR, use any of the following buttons: VCR POWER, TV/VCR INPUT, VCR CH+/-, PLAY, REWIND, FAST-FORWARD, STOP, RECORD and PAUSE.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Quick Setup ... 7 Unpacking your TV ... . 7 TV Models ....8 TV Remote Controls .
  • Page 7: Quick Setup

    Quick Setup 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: 1 Television INPUT–2...
  • Page 8: Tv Models

    Quick Setup NOTE: Before you connect your television to another device, please refer to the proper diagrams for your specific TV and remote. These will help assist you in understanding how to connect your television to another device, as well as use the remote to set up your television.
  • Page 9: Tv Remote Controls

    Quick Setup VIDEO STATUS DISPLAY GAME SLEEP INPUT MUTING MENU CHANNEL POWER PLAY STOP VCR CONTROL RM-C203 RM-C203 MODEL: AV-27530 • For information on remote control buttons, see pages 32 - 35. TV Remote Controls POWER RETURN C.C. EXIT TV VCR PAUSE VIDEO STATUS...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    The right and left buttons will turn the volume up or down. These buttons are also marked with four arrows and are used with JVC’s onscreen menu system. To use the onscreen menus, press the M button.
  • Page 11: Connecting Your Devices

    Quick Setup Basic Operation Turn the television on and off by pressing the P corner of the remote. Step 2 – Connecting Your Devices Please follow the flow chart below to determine which connection setup is right for you. Then, refer to the appropriate diagrams to connect your television to other devices that you may have.
  • Page 12: Connections

    Quick Setup Diagram #1 Illustration of AV-27530 TV Rear Panel INPUT 1 AUDIO OUT Note: • If you do not have a cable box, connect the cable wire from the wall outlet into the back of the Diagram #2 Illustration of AV-27530 Notes: •...
  • Page 13: Connecting To An External Amplifier

    Quick Setup Notes: • Green, blue and red are the most common colors for DVD cables. Some models may vary colors. Please consult the user’s manual for your DVD player for more information. • Be careful not to confuse the red DVD cable with the red audio cable. It is best to complete one set of connections (DVD or audio output) before starting the other to avoid accidentally switching the cables.
  • Page 14: Connecting To A Camcorder

    Quick Setup Connecting to a Camcorder You may connect a camcorder, game console or other equipment to your television by using the front input jacks. You can also connect these using the television’s rear input jacks, using the same instructions. INPUT - 3 VIDEO L/MONO - AUDIO - R MENU...
  • Page 15: Auto Tuner Setup

    Quick Setup Step 3 – Auto Tuner Setup JVC’s onscreen menu system lets you set your television up to meet your own personal viewing 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 16: Onscreen Menus

    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: π † Up and Down arrows mean press the C buttons let you: •...
  • Page 17: Onscreen Menu System

    The Onscreen Menu System Your television comes with JVC’s onscreen menu system. The onscreen menus let you make adjustments to your television’s operation simply and quickly. Examples of the Onscreen Menus are shown below. Detailed explanations on using each menu follow later in this guide.
  • Page 18: Initial Setup

    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. Press the M button π † To AUTO TUNER SETUP √®...
  • Page 19: V-Chip

    Channel Guard Message When a viewer attempts to watch a guarded channel, the following message appears: To watch a channel that you have locked, enter the Lock Code using the 10 key pad. If the wrong code is entered, the message “INVALID LOCK CODE!”...
  • Page 20: Unrated Programs

    Initial Setup 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” category. Examples of Unrated programs: • Emergency Bulletins •...
  • Page 21: Us V-Chip Ratings

    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 22: Setting Us V-Chip Ratings

    Initial Setup Setting US V-Chip Ratings Press the M button π † To V-CHIP √® To operate (lock icon Press Z to access the V-Chip menu √® To turn V-Chip ON or OFF π † To move to SET US TV RATINGS √®...
  • Page 23: Directions To Set Movie (Mpaa) Ratings

    Movies 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 24: Directions To Set Canadian V-Chip Ratings

    Initial Setup 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 25: Set Lock Code

    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. To change the lock code, follow the steps below. Press the M button π...
  • Page 26: Language

    Initial Setup Language You can choose to view your onscreen menus in three languages: English, French (Français) or Spanish (Español). Press the M button π † To LANGUAGE √® To choose a language: ENG. (English), FRAN. (French) or ESP. (Spanish) Press the E button when finished Closed Caption...
  • Page 27: Front Panel Lock

    Front Panel Lock This allows you to lock the keys on the front of the TV, so that a child may not accidentally change your viewing preferences. Press the M button π † To FRONT PANEL LOCK √® To turn ON or OFF Press the E button when finished You can turn off this feature in the following ways:...
  • Page 28: Picture Adjust

    Picture Adjust Picture Settings These settings allow you to change and adjust the way the picture appears on your television. TINT Tint allows you to adjust the levels of red and green in your TV picture. COLOR The color function lets you make all the colors in the TV picture appear either more vivid or subtle.
  • Page 29: Sound Adjust

    Sound Settings These settings allow you to change and adjust the sound on your television. BASS – You can increase or decrease the level of low-frequency sound in the TV’s audio with the bass adjustment. TREBLE – Use treble to adjust the level of high-frequency sound in your TV’s audio. BALANCE –...
  • Page 30: Clock Timers

    Clock/Timers Set Clock 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. If you do not have this in your area, you will have to set the clock manually. See manual clock set below.
  • Page 31: On/Off Timer

    Clock/Timers 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 32: Button Functions

    124, press 100+, 2 (Two), 4 (Four). Menu The M button allows you to access JVC’s onscreen menu system. Press M the onscreen menu system. • See individual topics like “Sound Adjust” for specific information on using menus. Exit Use this button to enter or exit the TV’s onscreen menus.
  • Page 33: Return

    Return + The R + button has two functions: ETURN Return - Returns to the channel viewed just before the channel currently onscreen. Return+ - Lets you program a specific channel to return to while scanning through the channels using the CH+ and CH– buttons. + and hold for three seconds ETURN The channel currently active has been programmed as your return+ channel.
  • Page 34: Display

    Button Functions Display The display screen shows the current status of timers and inputs. Press the D ISPLAY The screen to the right shows the following information: • The current channel or AV input (Channel 05) • The current time (12:20 pm) •...
  • Page 35: Game

    • See page 26 when you set the caption/text mode. VCR Buttons Note: The remote controls can only be used with JVC-brand VCRs You can use this remote control to operate the basic functions of your VCR. These functions include: play, record, rewind, fast-forward, stop, pause, channel scan, TV/VCR, power on, and power off.
  • Page 36: Appendices

    Troubleshooting PROBLEMS 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 • The input mode could be set improperly. See page 35. •...
  • Page 37: 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 39: Authorized Service Centers

    To prevent electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. There are no user serviceable parts inside. Please refer to qualified service personnel for repairs. Accessories To purchase accessories for your JVC product, please call toll free: 1 (800) 882-2345 or on the web at
  • Page 40: Specifications

    Dimensions (In) WxHxD (cm) 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 AV-27530 AV-27WR25 NTSC, BTSC System (Multi-Channel Sound) VHF 2 to 13, UHF 14 to 69...
  • Page 41 Manuel d’instructions pour téléviseur en couleurs Information importante pour l’utilisateur : Veillez inscrire dans l’espace ci-dessous le numéro de série de votre téléviseur (situé à l’arrière du téléviseur). Agrafez votre reçu ou votre facture à la couverture, à l’intérieur de ce guide.

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