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JVC LCT2104-001B-A User Manual

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  • Page 1

    Keep this user’s guide in a convenient place for future reference. Keep the carton and original packaging for future use. Model Number: Serial Number: For Models: LT-32X667 LT-32X787 LT-32X887 LT-37X787 LT-37X887 LT-37XM57 LT-40X667 LT-40X787 LT-40X887 Illustration of LT-32X787 and RM-C18G LCT2104-001B-A 0406TNH-II-IM...

  • 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 period of time, be sure to disconnect both the power plug from the AC outlet and antenna for your safety.

  • Page 3

    When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. • As an “ENERGY STAR ” partner, ® JVC has determined that this product or product model meets the “ENERGY STAR ” guidelines for energy ®...

  • Page 4

    13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

  • Page 5: Warnings

    We have an important note for customers who subscribe to basic cable services (do not have a separate cable box) and plan to use their JVC TV remote control to select channels. Once you run the Auto Tuner Setup (which detects and programs all the channels your TV is receiving through the RF input), every channel number available from your cable company will appear in your television’s Channel Summary and they will all be marked as available for...

  • Page 6

    Warnings (Continued...) Caring for the Cabinet Normally, light dusting with a soft, non-scratching duster will keep your TV clean. If you wish to wipe down the television, first unplug it. Then wipe gently with a soft cloth, slightly moistened with water. You can add a few drops of mild liquid detergent to the water to help remove spots of oily dirt.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Precautions . . 2 Warnings ....5 Quick Setup ....8 Unpacking your TV .

  • Page 8: Quick Setup

    Quick Setup Unpacking your TV Thank you for your purchase of a JVC LCD Flat 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:...

  • Page 9: Tv Models

    TV Models 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. Rear Panel Diagram Side Panel Diagram POWER...

  • Page 10: Tv Remote Control

    Quick Setup Remote Control Notes: • For information on remote control buttons, see pages 62 - 73. • SUB CHANNEL and GUIDE buttons are for digital channels. If your TV is connected to an ATSC antenna or Digital Cable, you can use these buttons. POWER TV CATV VCR DVD ASPECT...

  • Page 11: Getting Started

    To move rapidly through the channels using JVC’s Hyperscan feature, press and hold CH+ or CH –. The channels will zip by at a rate of five channels per second. The right and left buttons will turn the volume up or down.

  • Page 12: Connecting Your Devices

    Quick Setup Step 2 - Connecting your devices To make these connections, you will use plugs like the ones illustrated below. Coaxial Cables Used to connect an external antenna or cable TV system to your S-Video Cable Used to make video connections with S-Video VCRs, Camcorders and DVD players.

  • Page 13: Cable Holder

    Cable Holder A cable holder which keeps your connection cables tidy is attached on the back of the stand. To open, loosen the screws with you fingers. After putting the cables in the cable holder, attach it to the back of the stand again by tightening the screws with your fingers. LT-40X887, LT-40X787 LT-40X667 Remove the terminal cover...

  • Page 14: Vcr Connection

    Quick Setup VCR Connection 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 15

    Diagram #2 Green Blue AUDIO OUT DVD Player (OPTIONAL) Quick Setup Cable or Antenna Output Two-Way Splitter OUT OUT Coaxial Cable (Attachment) TV Rear Panel...

  • Page 16: Connecting To A Camcorder

    Quick Setup Connecting to a Camcorder You can connect a camcorder to you televison by using the input jacks located on the back of the television. CAMCORDER 1) Connect a yellow composite cable from the camcorder VIDEO OUT, into the VIDEO IN on the back of the TV, OR connect an S-Video cable from the camcorder to the back of the TV.

  • Page 17: Connecting To An External Amplifier

    Connecting to an External Amplifier TV Rear Panel 1) Connect a white cable from the LEFT AUDIO OUTPUT on the back of the TV to the LEFT AUDIO INPUT on the amplifier. 2) Connect a red cable from the RIGHT AUDIO OUTPUT on the back of the TV to the RIGHT AUDIO INPUT on the amplifier.

  • Page 18: V1 Smart Input

    Quick Setup Connecting to an AV Receiver using your television's V1 Smart Input By connecting your AV Receiver to your television's V1 Smart Input, you can watch picture sources from many different devices, without having to change or use the other input connections on your TV.

  • Page 19: Connecting To A Digital Tv Receiver

    Connecting to a Digital TV Receiver By connecting a Digital TV Receiver, high definition pictures can be displayed on your TV in their digital form. TV Rear Panel HDMI to DVI Cable 1) Connect the HDMI to DVI Cable from the DIGITAL OUT on the back of your DTV decoder, to the DIGITAL-IN on the back of your television.

  • Page 20: Connecting To A Hdmi Compatible Device

    Quick Setup Connecting to a HDMI Compatible Device By connecting a HDMI compatible device, high definition pictures can be displayed on your TV in their digital form. Some HDMI devices can include DVD players, D-VHS or any HDMI compatible device. HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first industry supported, uncompressed, all digital audio/video interface.

  • Page 21: Connecting To An Amplifier Using Your Optical Output

    Connecting to an amplifier using your optical output You can connect an amplifier that has an optical digital input terminal by using an optical digital cable from the optical output. The signal that is output can be PCM or Dolby Digital. Television Rear Panel 1) Connect the optical cable from underneath the television to the back of the amplifier.

  • Page 22: Connecting To The Computer

    Quick Setup Connecting to the computer This TV can be used as a computer screen. Use a commercially available D-SUB cable to connect the TV's PC INPUT terminal to the computer's analog RGB output terminal. If you want to listen to the sound from the computer, use a commercially available RCA cable to connect the INPUT-3 audio input terminal to the computer's audio output terminal.

  • Page 23: Table Of Signals For Each Type Of Computer

    Table of signals for each type of computer • Only the above formats are supported. • Even with the above formats at 60 Hz, some problems may be experienced depending on the quality of the synchronous signal. (Depending on the quality, some pictures may not be displayed correctly).

  • Page 24: Interactive Plug In Menu

    • If you press the Menu button while setting up the interactive plug-in menu, it will skip over it. Language After the “JVC INTERACTIVE PLUG IN MENU” has been displayed, the TV automatically switches to the LANGUAGE settings. You can choose to view your onscreen menus in three languages: English, French (Français) or Spanish (Español).

  • Page 25: Auto Clock Set

    Auto Clock Set 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 analog broadcasting stations. If you do not have this in your area, you will have to set the clock manually.

  • Page 26: Auto Tuner Setup

    You can now begin watching your television, or you can continue on in this guide for more information on programming your remote control, or using the JVC onscreen menu system to customize your television viewing experience. Notes: •...

  • Page 27: Programming Your Remote

    Programming your remote control You can program your remote to operate your cable box, satellite receiver, VCR or DVD player by using the instructions and codes listed below. If the equipment does not respond to any of the codes listed below or to the code search function, use the remote control supplied by the manufacturer.

  • Page 28: Vcr Codes

    Quick Setup VCR Codes The remote control is programmed with VCR codes for power on/off, play, stop, fast-forward, rewind, pause, record, channel up/down operation. 1) Find the VCR brand from the list of codes shown below. 2) Slide the first 2-way selector switch to “TV” and the other 2-way selector switch to “VCR”. 3) Press and hold down the D key pad.

  • Page 29: Dvd Codes

    DVD Codes The remote control is programmed with DVD codes for power on/off, play, stop, fast-forward, rewind, previous/next chapter, tray open/close, and still/pause operation. 1) Find the DVD player brand from the list of codes shown below. 2) Slide the first 2-way selector switch to “TV” and the other 2-way selector switch to “DVD”. 3) Press and hold down the D key pad.

  • Page 30: Search Codes

    Quick Setup Search Codes Cable/Satellite Search Codes Function 1) Slide the first 2-Way Mode Selector switch to CATV. 2) Press the P and R OWER ETURN 3) Press the P button on the remote, and see if the cable or satellite box responds. OWER 4) If there was a response, press R response, repeat Step 3.

  • Page 31: 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 32: Onscreen Menu System

    Onscreen Menus 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 on the next page. Detailed explanations on using each menu follow later in this guide.

  • Page 33: Initial Setup 05


  • Page 34: Auto Tuner Setup

    Onscreen Menus Auto Tuner Setup The auto tuner setup function is described on page 26 as the interactive plug-in menu. If you need to run the auto tuner setup again, follow the steps below. Press the M button To AUTO TUNER SETUP π...

  • Page 35: Channel Summary

    Channel Summary Channel summary allows you to customize the line-up of channels received by your TV. Regarding analog channels, you can add or delete channels from the line-up or prevent any unauthorized viewers from watching any or all 181 channels. Regarding digital channels, the only channels that will appear are the ones that are broadcasting.

  • Page 36: Channel Label

    Onscreen Menus How to set the channel label. (This is only for analog broadcasting.) Press the M button To CHANNEL SUMMARY π † √® To operate To the ID column π † Press the O button to enter √® To select the character you want To move to the next space π...

  • Page 37: 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 38: Unrated Programs

    Onscreen Menus 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 39

    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 40: Directions To Set Us V-chip Ratings

    Onscreen Menus Setting US V-Chip Ratings Press the M button To V-CHIP π † √® To operate (lock icon Press Z to access the V-Chip menu √® To turn V-Chip ON or OFF To move to SET US TV RATINGS π...

  • Page 41: 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 42: Canadian V-chip Ratings

    Onscreen Menus 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 43: Set Lock Code

    Set Lock Code Channel guard and V-Chip settings are protected by a four-digit lock code. Your TV comes preset 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 To SET LOCK CODE...

  • Page 44: Language

    Onscreen Menus Language The language function is described on page 24 as the interactive plug-in menu. If you need to choose the language again, follow the steps below. Press the Menu button To LANGUAGE π † √® To choose a language: ENG. (English), FRAN.

  • Page 45: Closed Caption

    Closed Caption Many broadcasts now include an onscreen display of dialog called closed captions. Some broadcasts may also include displays of additional information in text form. Your television can access and display this information using the closed caption feature. To activate the closed caption feature, follow the steps below.

  • Page 46: Digital Manual Setting

    Onscreen Menus Digital Manual Setting Press the M button To CLOSED CAPTION π † √® To enter To Type π † √® To select Auto, Advanced or Basic To Service π † √® To select 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 To Appearance π...

  • Page 47: Auto Shut Off

    Auto Shut Off This function automatically shuts off your TV when there is no signal from the channel the TV is on. Press the M button To AUTO SHUT OFF π † √® To turn ON or OFF Press the M button when finished •...

  • Page 48: Noise Muting

    Onscreen Menu Noise Muting This feature inserts a blank gray screen over channels which are not broadcasting or are too weak to be received clearly. Press the M button To NOISE MUTING π † √® To turn noise muting ON or OFF Press the M button when finished Notes:...

  • Page 49: V1 Smart Input

    V1 Smart Input LT-32X667 does not have the V1 Smart Input feature. This feature is used if you have connected an AV Receiver to your television. By turning this feature on, your television can automatically detect the signal source from your components that are connected to your AV Receiver.

  • Page 50: Video Input Label

    Onscreen Menus Video Input Label This function is used to label video input connections for the onscreen displays. Press the M button To VIDEO INPUT LABEL π † √® To enter To select the desired video input π † √® To select the desired preset input label (see chart below) Press the OK button to save...

  • Page 51: Position Adjustment

    Position Adjustment Position adjustment allows you to adjust the position of the picture on the screen vertically when the aspect is set to panorama or cinema. Press the M button To POSITION ADJUSTMENT π † √® To enter To adjust the position π...

  • Page 52: Digital-in

    Onscreen Menus Digital-In The DIGITAL-IN option can only be displayed in the INITIAL SETUP menu when an HDMI480p picture signal is being input to the DIGITAL-IN terminal. This option adjusts the position when an HDMI or DVI 480p picture signal is being displayed on the screen. There are two types of HDMI480p picture signals: 640x480 and 720x480.

  • Page 53: Digital Setup

    Digital Setup Use this function when you are receiving a digital broadcast. Press the M button To DIGITAL SETUP π † √® To enter The onscreen will appear Notes: • Software Update will only appear when the SD Card is inserted. •...

  • Page 54: Digital Sound

    Onscreen Menus Digital Sound You can select the optical digital sound output, either PCM or Dolby Digital when your TV is connected to an amplifier that has Dolby Digital decoder. If you select Dolby Digital, you can enjoy listening in 5.1ch sound when watching digital broadcasts. Press the M button To DIGITAL SETUP...

  • Page 55: 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 56: Color Management

    Dynamic Gamma JVC's Dynamic Gamma Circuitry (DGC makes it easier to see dark areas when a picture has many dark areas, and makes it easier to see the bright areas when a picture has many bright areas. DGC is turned on, DGC analyzes and adjusts the total level of picture brightness...

  • Page 57: Digital Vnr

    Digital VNR This function can be selected to change the effect of Digital VNR (Video Noise Reduction). Press the M button To DIGITAL VNR π † √® To enter To select the effect you like π † AUTO: adjusts the effect of VNR automatically MIN: adjusts the effect of VNR to minimum MAX: adjusts the effect of VNR to Maximum OFF: turns the effect of VNR off...

  • Page 58: Sensor Effect

    Onscreen Menus Sensor Effect With Sensor Effect ON, a "leaf" icon will appear on your TV screen when Smart Sensor brightness adjustment occurs. Press the M button To SENSOR EFFECT π † √® To enter To select ON or OFF π...

  • Page 59: 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 60: Clock/timers

    Set Clock The set clock function is described on page 25 as the interactive plug-in menu. You can choose to set the clock automatically or manually. If you need to set the clock again, follow the steps below. Press the M button To SET CLOCK π...

  • Page 61: On/off Timer

    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. Press the M button To ON/OFF TIMER...

  • Page 62: Button Functions

    Button Functions Multi Screen Function Your television has two kinds of screen: SPLIT (2 channels) and INDEX (12 channels). Note: After you press any multiscreen buttons, if you press the menu button, only the picture adjust screen will appear. Split Activate the split-screen option by pressing S the remote control.

  • Page 63: Index

    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. This button confirms your selection when you are in one of the onscreen menus.

  • Page 64: Power

    Button Functions Power Turns the TV on or off. Press the P OWER Note: • After turning the power on, you can not turn the power off for about one minute. Number Buttons - 10Key Pad Use the number buttons on the remote control to move directly to a specific channel. For example, to move to channel 12: 0 (Zero) 1 (One)

  • Page 65: Return+/tv

    Return +/TV The R +/TV button has three 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. TV - Returns to the TV mode.

  • Page 66: Video Status

    Button Functions Video Status The V button gives you a choice of four TV picture display settings, including a IDEO TATUS display of your own preferences. Standard - Resets the picture display to the factory settings. Dynamic - Gives a vivid picture with better contrast when viewing in a brightly lit room.

  • Page 67: Sleep Timer

    Sleep Timer The Sleep Timer can turn the TV off for you after you fall asleep. Program it to work in intervals of 15 minutes, for a total time of up to 180 minutes. Press the S button LEEP 0 15 30 45 60 75 90 105 120 135 150 165 180 60 seconds before the automatic shutoff, this message will appear: You then have 60 seconds to press the S delay the shut off for another 15 minutes.

  • Page 68: Display

    Button Functions Display The display screen shows the current status of timers, inputs and XDS ID. 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 69: Favorite

    Favorite The Favorite button allows you to select your favorite channels easily. First, you must register the channels that you like. See how to register below. Press the F AVORITE The favorite channel list will appear. To select the channel you want to watch π...

  • Page 70: Aspect

    Button Functions Aspect This feature will help you adjust the picture you are watching to give you the best possible picture quality. Aspect Ratios PANORAMA - With this ratio a normal 4:3 aspect picture is stretched to fit the dimensions of the 16:9 aspect screen. CINEMA - This ratio “zooms in”...

  • Page 71

    Aspect Ratios (Continued) Press the A SPECT • By pressing the A When you change the aspect ratios, it is different from their broadcast or recorded program. SD (480i, 480p) HD (1080i, 720p) NTSC, 480i, 480p ATSC (1080i, 720p) ASPECT PANORAMA ZOOM PANORAMA CINEMA...

  • Page 72: Tv/catv Slide Switch

    VCR, please see the code chart and instructions on page 28. • The remote is preset with the code 000 to control JVC-brand DVD players. For any other manufacturer’s brand DVD player, please see the code chart and instructions on page 29.

  • Page 73: D/a (digital/analog)

    D/A (Digital/Analog) The D/A button changes the analog and digital channel. Each time you press the D/A button, you can switch back and forth the analog and digital channels. Digital channels have a "D" in front of the channel number. Press the D/A button To watch digital channels For example, to move to channel D23:...

  • Page 74: Osd Information

    OSD Information Weak Signal This OSD warning appears when the digital channel that you have selected is too weak to receive or no signal is being detected for that channel. No Program If the TV channel you selected, or were watching is not receiving a signal, "NO PROGRAM" appears on the television screen.

  • Page 75: Troubleshooting

    Refer to the table below to check the condition. If you think that there is a problem, contact the JVC Service Center where you purchased the television. PROBLEMS There is no power • See if the power cord became unplugged.

  • Page 76

    Troubleshooting PROBLEMS Static electricity • It is normal to feel static electricity if you brush or touch the screen. You hear occasional • It is normal for the TV to make crackling sounds when first turned on or off. Unless crackling sounds the sound or picture become abnormal, this is fine.

  • Page 77: Specifications

    Weight (lbs / kg) 35 / 15.9 (without stand) Accessories Specifications subject to change without notice. • The open source software is embedded in this product. For more information, please go to: Specifications LT-37X887 LT-37X787 LT-37XM57 LCD Flat Television...

  • Page 80

    JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA JVC CANADA, INC. Division of JVC Americas Corp. 21 Finchdene Square 1700 Valley Road Scarborough, Ontario Wayne, New Jersey, 07470 Canada, M1X 1A7...

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