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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-37X688 LT-42X688 LT-42X788 LT-47X788 LT-37XM48 LT-42XM48 Illustration of LT-37X688 and RM-C1450 LCT2275-001B-A 0607TNH-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

    IMPORTANT RECYCLING INFORMATION This product has a fluorescent lamp that contains mercury. Disposal of these materials may be regulated in your community due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local authorities or for USA, the Electronic Industries IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions.

  • 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

    A cable holder which keeps your connection cables tidy is attached to the back of the stand. Note: • This illustration is for models LT-37X688, LT-42X688, LT-37XM48 and LT-42XM48. The rear panel for models LT-42X788 and LT-47X788 are slightly different in shape.

  • Page 7

    If you disconnect the stand, attach the bottom cover and the screw (supplied) into the hole. This illustration is for models LT-37X688, LT-42X688, LT-37XM48 and LT-42XM48. You can disconnect the stand for models LT-42X788 and LT-47X788 using the same method.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Safety Precautions . . 2 Warnings ....5 Quick Setup ....9 Unpacking your TV .

  • Page 9: 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 10: Tv Models

    Quick Setup 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 INPUT 3 INPUT 4...

  • Page 11: Tv Remote Control

    Remote Control Notes: • For information on remote control buttons, see pages 58 - 66. • 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. •...

  • Page 12: 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. Step 1 –...

  • Page 13: Connecting Your Devices

    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 14

    Quick Setup VCR • DVD 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 INPUT 3 INPUT 4 S-VIDEO VIDEO Green Blue AUDIO OUT Cable or Antenna Output Two-Way Splitter OUT OUT Coaxial Cable INPUT 5 AUDIO / INPUT 1 AUDIO VIDEO VIDEO 75 Ω (VHF/UHF) TV Rear Panel DVD Player Quick Setup (Not supplied) SERVICE INPUT 1...

  • Page 16: Connecting To A Camcorder

    Quick Setup Connecting to a Camcorder You can connect a camcorder to your television by using the input jacks located on the back of the TV. CAMCORDER 1) Connect a yellow composite cable from the camcorder VIDEO OUT to the VIDEO IN on the back of the TV.

  • Page 17: Connecting To An External Amplifier

    Connecting to an External Amplifier TV Rear Panel INPUT 3 S-VIDEO VIDEO 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: 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. INPUT 3 INPUT 4 INPUT 5 AUDIO / INPUT 1 AUDIO S-VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO OUT...

  • Page 19: Connecting To An Hdmi Compatible Device

    Connecting to an HDMI Compatible Device By connecting an 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 20: Connecting To An Amplifier Using Your Optical Output

    Quick Setup 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. Amplifier 1) Connect the optical cable from underneath the television to the back of the amplifier.

  • Page 21

    Connecting to an AV Receiver using your television's V3 Smart Input By connecting your AV Receiver to your television's V3 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 22: Interactive Plug-in Menu

    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 or Spanish.

  • Page 23: Auto Clock Set

    Auto Clock Set You may set your clock using the time data sent via broadcasting. Set Clock Mode Auto (Analog) Channel Time : 30 Time Zone Atlantic D.S.T. BACK Select Operate Back Notes: • "Channel" can be selected only when Mode is "Auto (Digital)". However, only when you are using "Auto (Digital)"...

  • Page 24: 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 25: 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: • Move vertically in a main menu screen •...

  • Page 26: 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. All menus are navigated from the Main Menu at first. Detailed explanations on using each menu follow later in this guide. For information about the Interactive Plug-in Menu, see pages 22 - 24.

  • Page 27: Tuner Setup

    M e n u I n i t i a l S e t u p T u n e r S e t u p – E x t e r n a l I n p u t P i c t u r e A d j u s t S o u n d...

  • Page 28: Photo Viewer

    Onscreen Menus M e n u I n i t i a l S e t u p T u n e r S e t u p – E x t e r n a l I n p u t P i c t u r e A d j u s t S o u n d...

  • Page 29: Initial Setup

    Noise Muting This feature inserts a blank black screen over channels which are not broadcasting or are too weak to be received clearly. Press the M button To "Initial Setup" π † √® To enter To "Noise Muting" π † √®...

  • Page 30: V-chip

    Initial Setup V-Chip 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.

  • Page 31

    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 32: Directions To Set Us V-chip Ratings

    Initial Setup Setting US V-Chip Ratings Press the M button To "Initial Setup" π † √® To enter To "V-Chip" π † √® To operate (Password input screen will appear) Enter the password by using the 10 keypad The V-Chip main screen will appear √®...

  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35: Unrated Programs

    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 36: Set Lock Code

    Initial Setup 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.

  • Page 37: 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 38: Manual Setting

    Initial Setup Manual Setting √® To select "Manual" for Appearance Mode To "Font Size", "Font Style", "Text/Edge π † Opacity", "Background Opacity", "Text Color", "Edge Color" or "Backgrond Color" √® To select the setting you like Font Size: Auto, Standard, Large or Small Font Style: Auto, SerifMono, Serif, SanSerifMono, SanSerif, Casual, Cursive or Small Capital Text/Edge Opacity, Background Opacity: Auto,...

  • Page 39: Auto Shut Off

    Auto Shut Off This function automatically shuts off your TV when there is no signal from the channel and no operation if the TV is on for 10 minutes. Press the M button To "Initial Setup" π † √® To enter To "Auto Shut Off"...

  • Page 40: Optical Out

    Initial Setup Optical Out 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. This only effects digital channels.

  • Page 41: Tuner Setup

    Auto Tuner Setup The auto tuner setup function is described on page 24 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 "Tuner Setup" π † √®...

  • Page 42: Channel Summary

    Tuner Setup Channel Summary Channel summary allows you to customize the line-up of channels received by your TV. You can add or delete channels from the line-up or prevent any unauthorized viewers from watching any or all channels. Press the M button To "Tuner Setup"...

  • Page 43

    Channel Summary (Continued) If you want to reset the characters you set: Press the M button To "Tuner Setup" π † √® To enter To "Channel Summary" π † √® To enter √® To "Station" Press the O button to enter To select "Reset"...

  • Page 44: Find Channel

    Tuner Setup Find Channel Add a digital channel that does not exist in the channel map. Press the M button To "Tuner Setup" π † √® To enter To "Find Channel" π † √® To enter Add a channel using 0 to 9 Press the O button to finish Digital Antenna Level...

  • Page 45: External Input

    HDMI Size The HDMI Size option can only be selected in the External Input menu when an HDMI 480p picture signal is being input to the HDMI 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 HDMI 480p picture signals: 640x480 and 720x480.

  • Page 46: Video Input Label

    External Input Video Input Label This function is used to label video input connections for the onscreen displays. Press the M button To "External Input" π † √® To enter To "Video Input Label" π † √® To enter To select the desired video input π...

  • Page 47: 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 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...

  • Page 49: Digital Vnr

    Digital VNR This function can be selected to change the effect of Digital VNR. Press the M button To "Picture Adjust" π † √® To enter To "Digital VNR" π † √® To enter To select the effect you like. π...

  • Page 50: Position Adjustment

    Picture Adjust Position Adjustment Position adjustment allows you to adjust the position of the picture. Press the M button To "Picture Adjust" π † √® To enter To "Position Adjustment" π † √® To enter To adjust the position π † Press the M button to finish Notes:...

  • Page 51: 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 52: Volume Limit

    Sound Adjust Volume Limit Volume Limit allows you to set the maximum volume level. Press the M button To "Sound Adjust" π † √® To enter To "Volume Limit" π † √® To set the maximum volume level Press the M button to finish Reset Reset resets all sound adjustments at once to the default settings.

  • Page 53: Clock/timers

    Set Clock The set clock function is described on page 23 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 "Clock/Timers"...

  • Page 54: 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 55: Photo Viewer

    Storage devices, you can select from two Mass Storage devices. Selected Mass Storage device depends on the model. • Please refer to the Customer Support website at www.jvc.com/support for information and notes regarding your devices you wish to connect. • Compatible file format is "Exif version 2.1, based on DCF version 1.0".

  • Page 56

    Photo Viewer Multi Screen Multi Screen allows you to display JPEG images that are in your digital still camera or external USB Mass Storage Class memory as "thumbnails" . To "Multi Screen" π † √® To enter The thumbnail appears √®...

  • Page 57: Auto Demo

    Slide Show Slide Show allows you to display the images in order. To "Slide Show" π † √® To enter The Slide Show starts Press the B button to stop the Slide Show Notes: • To pause the Slide Show, press the O •...

  • Page 58: Button Functions

    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: 1 (O 2 (T Tune...

  • Page 59: Input

    • You can also access by pressing the I Channel +/– Use these buttons to move up or down all the available channels your TV is able to receive. To move rapidly through the channels using JVC’s Hyperscan feature, press and hold CH+ or CH –. Volume +/–...

  • Page 60: Sound

    Button Functions Sound By pressing the S button, you can change the A.H.S. (Advanced Hyper Surround) and OUND Smart Sound on or off. A.H.S. - Adds a more spacious surround sound. Music gives basic effect and movie for more effect. Smart Sound - Decreases high sound levels, giving a regulated sound level.

  • Page 61: Sleep Timer

    Sleep Timer The Sleep Timer can turn the TV off for you after you fall asleep. Program it to work for a total time of up to 180 minutes. When you press the S displayed. Press the M button to select TV Press the S button twice LEEP...

  • Page 62: 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 63: Menu

    • When you are receiving a 1080p signal in "Full Native" mode, you are unable to change the aspect mode. Menu The Menu button allows you to access JVC’s onscreen menu system. Press M the onscreen menu system. When a menu is displayed, press the M menu system.

  • Page 64: Ml/mts

    Button Functions ML/MTS ML/MTS technology allows several audio signals to be broadcast in analog at once, giving you a choice in what you wish to hear with a TV program. In addition to mono or stereo sound, an MTS broadcast may also include a second audio program (SAP). When you are receiving a digital broadcast, it is possible to choose a language that you wish to receive.

  • Page 65: 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 66: Mode

    You can use this remote control to operate the basic functions of your external devices. See page 67 on how to program the remote control to operate your other devices. Note: • The remote is preset to control JVC-brand devices. Device STB/DVR (Cable Satellite)

  • Page 67: Remote Programming

    Applied for these functions Power on/off, Channel up/down, Volume up/down, Number 0 - 9, Tune, Return+/ TV, Muting, Favorite Channel, Menu on/off, Arrow buttons, OK/Enter, Back, DVR (JVC Only)*, Guide (EPG), Sub Channel, Closed Caption, Display (Recall), Rewind ( ), Playback ( ), Forward ( ), Record ( ), Stop ( ), Pause ( ).

  • Page 68: Programming Codes

    Remote Programming Programming Codes STB mode Cable Set Top Box 0003, 0008 Americast 0899 Bell South 0899 Digeo 1187 Director 0476 General Instrument 0476, 0810, 0276, 0003 GoldStar 0144 Hamlin 0009, 0273 Jerrold 0476, 0810, 0276, 0003 Memorex 0000 Motorola 1376, 0476, 0810, 0276, 1187 Pace...

  • Page 69

    VCR mode 1972 Admiral 0048, 0209 Adventura 0000 Aiko 0278 Aiwa 0037, 0000, 0307, 0479 Akai 0041, 0061, 0106 Alienware 1972 America Action 0278 American High 0035 Asha 0240 Audiovox 0037, 0278 Beaumark 0240 Bell & Howell 0104 Broksonic 0184, 0121, 0209, 0002, 0479, 1479 Calix 0037...

  • Page 70

    Remote Programming VCR mode Philips 0035, 0081, 0000, 0563, 0593, 0618, 0739, 1081, 1181, 1266 Pilot 0037 Pioneer 0081, 0042, 0067 Polk Audio 0081 Portland 0020 Presidian 1593 Profitronic 0240 Proscan 0060, 0202, 0760, 0761, 1060 Protec 0072 Pulsar 0039 Quarter 0046 Quartz...

  • Page 71

    DVD mode Accurian 1416 Advent 1016 Aiwa 0641 Akai 0695, 0770, 0899 Alco 0790 Allegro 0869 Apex Digital 0672, 0717, 0755, 0830, 1056, 1061 Arrgo 1023 Aspire Digital 1168 Audiovox 0790 Blaupunkt 0717 Blue Parade 0571 Broksonic 0695 Cinea 0831 Cine Vision 0876, 0833, 0869 Citizen...

  • Page 72

    Remote Programming Audio mode Amplifier Amstrad 0078 Bose 0674 Curtis Mathes 0300 Durabrand 1561 0078 Harman/Kardon 0892 0331 Left Coast 0892 Lenoxx 1561 Linn 0269, 0282, 0829 Marantz 0892, 0269 0264 Optimus 0300, 0823 Philips 0892, 0269 Pioneer 0013, 0300, 0823 Polk Audio 0892, 0269 0300, 0823...

  • Page 73: Osd Information

    Weak Signal This OSD appears when the digital channel that you have selected is too weak to receive or no signal is being detected for that channel. It also appears when Noise Muting is On and no signal is being received from an external source. Audio / Data Only Channel This OSD appears when the selected channel is not broadcasting any picture or sound, or is only broadcasting data information.

  • Page 74: Troubleshooting

    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 75

    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 76: Specifications

    • The open source software is embedded in this product. For more information, please go to: http://software.jvc.com/opensource/lnx/DP/07_AtscQam/download.html • This product uses the software of the Independent JPEG Group. LT-37X688 LT-37XM48 LCD Flat Television NTSC, BTSC System (Multi-Channel Sound) ATSC Terrestrial, Digital Cable...

  • Page 77

    Weight (lbs / kg) Accessories Specifications subject to change without notice. • The open source software is embedded in this product. For more information, please go to: http://software.jvc.com/opensource/lnx/DP/07_AtscQam/download.html • This product uses the software of the Independent JPEG Group. Specifications LT-42X788...

  • 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...

  • Page 81

    Thank you very much for purchasing our television, model LT-47XC58. Note: While the TV model you purchased, LT-47XC58 does not appear in the instruction book, the instructions for this model are exactly the same as model LT-47X788. LCT2376-001A-A 0807ESI-II-IM...

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