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rear of the television cabinet). Staple your sales receipt or invoice to the inside cover of this
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LCD Flat Television Users Guide
Illustration of LT-32X575 and RM-C1257G
For Models:
LT-32X585
LT-26X585
LT-32X575
LT-26X575
LCT1691-001A-A
0604TNH-II-IM

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  • Page 1

    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. Model Number: Serial Number: For Models: Illustration of LT-32X575 and RM-C1257G LT-32X585 LT-26X585 LT-32X575 LT-26X575 LCT1691-001A-A 0604TNH-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...

  • 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

    Avoiding Ghost Images Displaying fi xed images for extended periods of time can leave a subtle but temporary ghost image on your screen. To avoid this, mix your viewing pattern. Examples include, but are not limited to the following: • Stock-market report bars •...

  • Page 6

    Warnings (Continued...) How to move the cabinet Your fingers may become trapped under the TV, causing injuries. Hold the TV at the bottom in the middle, and do not allow the TV to tilt up or down. The TV may fall causing injuries. Hold the bottom of the stand with your hand and tilt the TV up or down.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

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

  • Page 8: Quick Setup

    Quick Setup 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 Model

    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 10: Tv Remote Control

    Quick Setup Note: • For information on remote control buttons, see pages 52 - 60. TV Remote Control POWER TV CATV VCR MULTI SCREEN TWIN INDEX C.C. SWAP SELECT FREEZE INPUT DISPLAY SLEEP TIMER SOUND TUNE RETURN+ VIDEO STATUS THEATER PRO ASPECT LIGHT MUTING...

  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Quick Setup Getting Started These quick setup pages will provide you, in three easy steps, with the basic information you need to begin using your new television right away. If you have questions, or for more detailed information on any of these steps, please consult other sections of this manual.

  • Page 12: The Remote Control

    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. 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 Basic Operation Turn the television on and off by pressing the P of the remote.

  • Page 13: Connecting Your Devices

    Quick Setup Step 3 - Connecting your devices Remove the terminal cover There are connection terminals behind the covers on the left and right in the back of the TV. Remove these two covers before connecting an antenna or other devices. The covers can be removed by removing the hooks.

  • Page 14

    Quick Setup Diagram #1 Cable or Antenna Output Cable Box Note: • If you do not have a cable box, connect the cable wire from the wall outlet into the back of the TV. Diagram #2 Notes: • If your VCR is a mono sound unit, it will have only one audio out jack. Connect it to the LEFT AUDIO INPUT on the rear of the TV.

  • Page 15

    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 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

    Quick Setup 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

    Quick Setup 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: 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 22: Auto Clock Set

    Quick Setup 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 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 23: 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 24: Remote Programming

    Remote Programming Setting the CATV, VCR and DVD Codes 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 25: Vcr Codes

    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 26: Dvd Codes

    Remote Programming 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 27: Search Codes

    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 28: 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 29: 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 on the next page. Detailed explanations on using each menu follow later in this guide.

  • Page 30: Initial Setup

    Onscreen Menus Press the M button INITIAL SETUP PREVIOUS AUTO TUNER SETUP CHANNEL SUMMARY V-CHIP SET LOCK CODE AUTO DEMO NEXT PAGE SELECT OPERATE INITIAL SETUP 04 PICTURE ADJUST PREVIOUS STANDARD TINT COLOR PICTURE BRIGHT DETAIL ENERGY SAVER MODE NEXT PAGE SELECT OPERATE PICTURE ADJUST 01...

  • Page 31: Initial Setup

    Auto Tuner Setup The auto tuner setup function is described on page 23 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 32

    Initial Setup How to set the channel label. 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 33: 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 34: 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 35

    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 36: Directions To Set Us V-chip Ratings

    Initial Setup 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 37: 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 38: 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 39: 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 40: Auto Demo

    Initial Setup Auto Demo This function lets you preview the Dynamic Gamma demo. Press the M button To AUTO DEMO π † √® To turn AUTO DEMO ON or OFF Note: • To stop auto demo, press the B Language The language function is described on page 21 as the interactive plug-in menu.

  • Page 41: 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 42: Xds Id

    Initial Setup XDS ID XDS ID Display provides a channel’s call letters, the network’s name, and even a program name. The XDS ID information is provided by the broadcaster. Press the M button To XDS ID π † √® To turn ON or OFF Press the M button when finished Noise Muting...

  • Page 43: V1 Smart Input

    V1 Smart Input 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. Press the M button To V1 SMART INPUT...

  • Page 44: Position Adjustment

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

  • Page 45: Digital-in

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

  • Page 46: 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 47: Color Temperature

    Color Temperature You can decide how strong or dull the colors appear on the TV screen. Press the M button To COLOR TEMPERATURE π † √® To enter COLOR TEMPERATURE √® To set LOW or HIGH Press the M button when finished Digital Noise Clear With digital noise clear, this helps take our static or noise from a channel that may not be coming in clearly.

  • Page 48: 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 49: 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 50: Clock Timers

    Clock/Timers Set Clock The set clock function is described on page 22 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 51: 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 52: Button Functions

    Button Functions Multi Screen Function Your television has two kinds of screen: TWIN (2 channels) and INDEX (12 channels). Note: After you press any multiscreen button, if you press the menu button, only the picture adjust screen will appear. Index This allows you to quickly look at up to 12 channels at a time so that you can decide which one to watch.

  • Page 53: Freeze

    Freeze Pressing the F button causes the screen to change to the split-screen display with the still REEZE picture displayed on the right. In order to return to the normal display, press the F once again. Note: When the screen is in freeze mode, if you do not operate it within 15 minutes, this function will cancel out.

  • Page 54: Power

    Button Functions Power Turns the TV on or off. Press the P OWER 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) 2 (Two)

  • Page 55: Return

    “RETURN CHANNEL CANCELLED!” will appear. • Return+ works only with the Channel+/– buttons. Pressing any number key will cancel return+. Sound Note : SMART SOUND (LT-26X585 and LT-32X585 ONLY) By pressing the S button, you can change the A.H.S. (Advanced Hyper Surround) mode, OUND BBE, SMART SOUND and A.H.B (Active Hyper Bass) on or off.

  • Page 56: 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 57: Display

    LT-26X575 and LT-32X575 ONLY • Smart Caption will appear when you press the M broadcast contains closed captioning. (LT-26X585 and LT-32X585 ONLY) • When you select ON, it will be the mode selected in the Closed Caption Menu. • See page 41 when you set the caption/text mode.

  • Page 58: 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 59: Menu

    OPERATE 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 60: Tv/catv Slide Switch

    VCR, please see the code chart and instructions on page 25. • 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 26.

  • Page 61: Appendices

    No Program If the TV channel you selected, or were watching is not receiving a signal, "NO PROGRAM" appears on the television screen. It appears when that channel is not receiving a signal and you have the Noise Muting function OFF and you have a single screen. It moves automatically every two seconds.

  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    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 54. •...

  • Page 65: Specifications

    Specifications subject to change without notice. Note: • Reception of channel A-5 ("95" of the TV set's on-screen cable channel numbers) is not recommended for your TV set. Specifications LT-26X585 LT-26X575 LCD Flat Television NTSC, BTSC System (Multi-Channel Sound) HDTV digital broadcast ready...

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    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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T-26x585, Lt-26x575, Lt-32x575, Lt-32x585

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