JVC HD-52Z575 User Manual

JVC HD-52Z575 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: HD-61Z585 HD-52Z585 HD-61Z575 HD-52Z575 Illustration of HD-52Z575 and RM-C15G LCT1611-001C-A 1004TNH-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 energy efficiency.
  • 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: Important Safety Precautions . 2 Warnings

    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 6 Warnings Thank you for purchasing JVC’s model HD-61Z585 , HD-52Z585, HD-61Z575 or HD-52Z575 HDTV-ready projection television which uses the high-quality HD-ILA projection system. This is one of the highest quality and most technologically advanced televisions available today. It is recommended that you read this instruction manual before using your television in order to learn about it’s many features.
  • Page 7 4. The television requires a lot of electrical power It is recommended that the television is connected directly to the wall socket, and not to another device. When connecting the television to a wall socket that is being used by another device, or when using an extension cord, be careful not to exceed the electrical capacity of the socket.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Precautions . 2 Warnings ... . 5 Quick Setup ... 9 Unpacking your TV ... . 9 TV Models .
  • Page 9: 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:...
  • Page 10: Tv Models

    Rear Panel Diagram MODELS: HD-61Z585 HD-52Z585 HD-61Z575 HD-52Z575 Front Panel Diagram POWER LAMP POWER • For information on the LED, see page 72. MODELS: HD-61Z585, HD-52Z585, HD-61Z575, HD-52Z575 CENTER CHANNEL INPUT AV COMPULINK III AUDIO S-VIDEO VIDEO (DIGITAL) OVER AUDIO (DIGITAL)
  • Page 11: Tv Remote Control

  • Page 12: 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 13: Connecting Your Devices

    Quick Setup Basic Operation Turn the television on and off by pressing the P of the remote. The POWER LED will light blue. If this is the first time you are turning on the TV, the interactive plug-in menu appears. •...
  • Page 14 Quick Setup Diagram #1 TV Rear Panel 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 S-VIDEO S-VIDEO OVER OVER VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO AUDIO INPUT-1 INPUT-3...
  • 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 Jvc Av Compu Link

    JVC’s AV CompuLink feature makes playing video tapes or DVDs totally automatic. Simply insert a pre-recorded tape into your JVC brand VCR or DVD into your JVC DVD player and the device will automatically turn on and begin playback. At the same time, using the AV CompuLink, the VCR or DVD player sends a signal to the television telling it to turn on and switch to the proper video input.
  • Page 17 Quick Setup Connecting to a Camcorder You may connect a camcorder, game console or other equipment to your television by using the side input jacks (Input 4) located on the side of the television. You can also connect these using the television’s rear input jacks, using the same instructions. MENU INPUT 4 S-VIDEO...
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Surround Amplifier

    Quick Setup Connecting to the Surround Amplifier In multi-channel sound such as 5.1 channel, the speech characters are played back from the center speaker. A center speaker in a movie theater is set in back of the screen so it can recreate a conversation scene in the movie more naturally.
  • Page 19 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. DTV Decoder DIGITAL OUT HDMI to DVI Cable After the connections have been made, tighten the screw to secure the cables.
  • Page 20 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 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 22: 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 23 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 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: 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 26: Vcr Codes

    Remote Programming 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 27: 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 28: Search Codes

    Remote Programming 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 29: 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 30: 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 31: Initial Setup

  • Page 32: Initial Setup

    Initial 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 AUTO TUNER SETUP π...
  • Page 33 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 34: V-Chip

    Initial Setup 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 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 Initial Setup 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 37 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 38 Initial Setup 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 39 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 40: 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 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 41: Auto Demo

    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 22 as the interactive plug-in menu. If you need to choose the language again, follow the steps below.
  • Page 42: Closed Caption

    Initial Setup 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 43: Xds Id

    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 44: V1 Smart Input

    Initial Setup 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 45: 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, cinema, or full. Press the M button To POSITION ADJUSTMENT π † √® To enter √® To adjust the position π...
  • Page 46: Tv Speaker

    Initial Setup TV Speaker If your TV is connected to a stereo system, you can turn off the TV speakers and listen to the audio through your stereo. Press the M button To TV SPEAKER π † √® To turn the TV’s speakers ON or OFF Press the MENU button when finished Notes: •...
  • Page 47: 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 48: 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 49: Digital Noise Clear

    Digital Noise Clear With digital noise clear, this helps take our static or noise from a channel that may not be coming in clearly. Press the M button To DIG. NOISE CLEAR π † √® To enter To select the mode “LOW”, “HIGH” or “OFF” π...
  • Page 50: Dynamic Gamma

    Picture Adjust 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 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: Clock Timers

    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 SET CLOCK π...
  • Page 53: 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 54: Lamp Reset

    Clock/Timers Lamp Timer Reset The lamp replacement message will appear when you need to change the lamp. After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the timer which is built into your television. Press the M button To LAMP TIMER RESET π...
  • Page 55: 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 56: Freeze

    Button Functions 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 57: Power

    Power Turns the TV on or off. Press the P OWER Note: After turning on the power, 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 58: Return+/Tv

    Button Functions Return +/TV The R +/TV 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–...
  • Page 59: Video Status

    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 60: Display

    Use the C.C. (Closed Caption) button to select the mode of closed caption. Press the C.C. button HD-52Z585 and HD-61Z585 ONLY HD-52Z575 and HD-61Z575 ONLY • Smart Caption will appear when you press the M broadcast contains closed captioning. (HD-52Z585 and HD-61Z585 ONLY) •...
  • Page 61: Aspect

    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 62: 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 63: Tv/Catv Slide Switch

    VCR, please see the code chart and instructions on page 26. • 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 27.
  • Page 64: 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 65: 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. • It is possible the fan is stuck or the inside temperature is rising abnormally. Consult your dealer.
  • Page 66 Troubleshooting PROBLEMS There is no sound • The Center CH Input may be turned on. See page 47. from the TV's • The TV Speaker option may be turned off. See page 46. speaker Static electricity • It is normal to feel static electricity if you brush or touch the screen. You hear occasional •...
  • Page 67: Changing The Lamp

    Changing the Lamp It is very important that you NEVER TOUCH THE GLASS SURFACE OF THE NEW LAMP. Touching the glass surface will deposit oils from your hand onto the lamp surface. When the lamp heats up to its operating temperature, the oil will cause a difference in temperature on the lamp surface that will likely cause the lamp to break.
  • Page 68: Replacement Lamp Kit

    Before replacing the lamp, you will need to purchase a replacement kit, part number TS-CL110U. To purchase this kit, consult your dealer or call 1-800-252-5722, or go to www.jvc.com. The replacement kit will include the following: 1 High-Pressure Mercury Lamp Because the lamp contains a small amount of mercury, it cannot be disposed of with normal trash.
  • Page 69: How To Replace The Lamp

    How to Replace the Lamp Please read these instructions fully before attempting to replace the lamp. If you feel unsure about replacing the lamp yourself, call a service technician. Please observe all safety warnings. 1) Turn off the television. Press the POWER button on the remote control or TV front panel. Wait until the picture has closed and the LAMP LED on the front panel has stopped blinking indicating the lamp cool down is complete.
  • Page 70 Appendix WARNING: DO NOT attempt to remove the assembly until the lamp has fully cooled. If you feel any heat near the lamp, STOP and wait until the lamp has FULLY COOLED. NEVER attempt to remove the lamp with the television plugged into an outlet. DO NOT DROP the used lamp.
  • Page 71 Appendix 8) Re-install the lamp cover. Insert the lamp cover in the left concave and close the lamp cover. Because the lamp cover has a role to help prevent the danger of an electrical shock, tighten the screw using your fingers. 9) Re-install the left speaker panel.
  • Page 72: Warning Led Messages

    Appendix Warning LED Messages While the power is on, and there is a problem with the TV, the TV changes to warning mode and informs you of the problem using the LED as follows. Then, the power turns off automatically and performs the cooling for approximately 90 seconds. The LAMP LED blinks Condition: It may be a malfunction of the internal electrical circuits.
  • Page 73: Specifications

    Weight (lbs / kg) Accessories Specifications subject to change without notice. Specifications HD-52Z585 HD-52Z575 HD-ILA Device Projection NTSC, BTSC System (Multi-Channel Sound) HDTV digital broadcast ready. VHF 2 to 13, UHF 14 to 69 Sub, Mid, Super, Hyper and Ultra bands...
  • Page 76: Notes

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  • 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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