Your TV is equipped with V-Chip technology which enables you to block channels or content
that you feel to be inappropriate for children, based on US and Canada rating guidelines.
V-Chip has no effect on video signals from a DVD discs, VCR tapes or Camcorder connection.
Note: Some programs, and movies are broadcast without a ratings signal. Even if you set up
V-Chip ratings limits, these programs will not be blocked. See page 34 for information on how
to block unrated programs.
Note (for Canadian viewers): The V-Chip function is based on specifications designed for
the United States and therefore may not work properly in Canada.
You can customize the V-Chip settings of your television to match your personal tastes. The
V-Chip menu below is the starting point for your V-Chip settings
You can use US V-Chip settings (for programming broadcast from the United States), Canadian
V-Chip settings (for programming broadcast from Canada), and movie ratings. You may use
any or all of the settings (US V-Chip, Canada V-Chip, Movie ratings). Descriptions for setting
each of the three V-Chip formats appear in the next six pages along with descriptions of the
To access the rating categories:
Press the M
To "Initial Setup"
To operate (Password input screen will
Enter the password by using the 10 button
The V-Chip main screen will appear when the password is correct.
To turn V-Chip "On" or "Off" (V-Chip must be turned "On" for rating settings to
To move to V-Chip menu (see following pages for descriptions of each item)
• If you input the wrong password, go back to the initial Setup Menu.
• To set the password, see "Set Lock Code", page 35.
• "Advanced V-Chip Rating" and "Advanced Canadian Rating" menus may be displayed
sometimes between "Set Canadian Ratings French" and "Unrated". It depends on the
broadcasting if they will be displayed or not.
Initial Setup > V-Chip
Set US TV Ratings
Set Movie Ratings
Set Canadian Ratings English
Set Canadian Ratings French
Advanced V-Chip Rating
Advanced Canadian Rating