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Integrated High Definition
LCD Television
For an overview of steps for setting up your new TV, see page 10.
Note: To display a High Definition picture, the TV must be receiving
a High Definition signal (such as an over-the-air High Definition
TV broadcast, a High Definition digital cable program, or a High
Definition digital satellite program). For details, please contact
your TV antenna installer, cable provider, or satellite provider.
The model number and serial number are on the back
of your TV. Record these numbers in the spaces below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate
with your Toshiba dealer about this TV.
Model number:
Serial number:



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  • Page 1 Note: To display a High Definition picture, the TV must be receiving Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate a High Definition signal (such as an over-the-air High Definition with your Toshiba dealer about this TV. TV broadcast, a High Definition digital cable program, or a High Model number: Definition digital satellite program).
  • Page 2: Child Safety

    Dear Customer, CHILD SAFETY: Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba LCD TV. This manual will help you use the many exciting features It Makes A Difference How and Where You Use Your Flat of your new LCD TV. Before operating your LCD TV,...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    broken glass or liquid from the damaged television. Important Safety Instructions The LCD panel inside the TV contains glass and a toxic liquid. If the liquid comes in contact with your mouth 1) Read these instructions. or eyes, or your skin is cut by broken glass, rinse the 2) Keep these instructions.
  • Page 4 26) The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or Care splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus. TV, follow these recommendations and precautions: 27) Never block or cover the slots or openings in the TV cabinet back, bottom, and sides.
  • Page 5: Choosing A Location For Your Lcd Tv

    To Display your LCD TV on the included especially when the unit is being turned on or off. If these sounds become frequent or continuous, Pedestal Stand: unplug the power cord and contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Center. Observe the following safety precautions: DANGER: RISK OF SERIOUS...
  • Page 6: Removing The Pedestal Stand

    7) VESA Mounting Pattern 46” TV VESA Mounting Pattern TV Size Hole Pattern(VxH) Screw Size 40” 200x200 46” 400x200 (unit in mm) Removing the Pedestal Stand 1) Carefully lay the front of the unit face down on a flat, cushioned surface such as a quilt or blanket. Leave the stand protruding over the edge of the surface.
  • Page 7: Trademark Information

    FCC Declaration of Conformity Important notes about your Compliance Statement (Part 15): LCD TV The Toshiba 40G300U, 40G30U, 46G300U, and The following symptoms are technical limitations of LCD Display technology and are not an 46G30U Televisions comply with Part 15 of the FCC indication of malfunction;...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Selecting the picture mode............42 Limited United States Warranty for LCD Televisions ....67 Adjusting the picture quality ............ 43 Limited Canadian Warranty for Toshiba Brand Flat Panel Using the closed caption mode ............. 43 Televisions ................68 Base closed captions ..............43...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 1: Introduction Features of your new TV The following are just a few of the many exciting features of your new Toshiba widescreen, integrated HD, LCD TV: Integrated digital tuning (8VSB ATSC and QAM) eliminates the need for a separate digital converter set-top box (in most cases).
  • Page 10: Overview Of Steps For Installing, Setting Up And Using Your New Tv

    Inadequate ventilation may cause overheating, which will damage the TV. THIS TYPE OF DAMAGE IS NOT COVERED UNDER THE TOSHIBA WARRANTY. Do not plug in any power cords until AFTER you have connected all cables and devices to your TV.
  • Page 11: Tv Front And Side Panel Controls And Connections

    Green LED and TOSHIBA Logo LED Power LED(Green) = Power indicator volume level. TOSHIBA Logo LED= On or Off (  page 30). INPUT — Repeatedly press to change the source Remote sensor — Point the remote control you are viewing ( ANT/CABLE, VIDEO 1, VIDEO toward this remote sensor (  “Remote control...
  • Page 12: Tv Back Panel Connections

    (with standard DVI device. HDMI connection is necessary to stereo audio inputs) for connecting devices with receive 1080p signals. component video output, such as a Toshiba DVD PC/HDMI-1 (AUDIO) IN — PC audio input ® player with ColorStream...
  • Page 13: Chapter 2: Connecting Your Tv

    Component video cables come in sets of three and are for use with video devices with component video output. (ColorStream ® is Toshiba’s brand of component video.) These cables are typically color-coded red, green, and blue. Separate audio cables are required for a complete connection.
  • Page 14: Connecting A Vcr And Antenna, Cable Tv Or Camcorder

    Chapter 2: Connecting your TV Connecting a VCR and antenna, Cable TV or Camcorder From Cable TV or From Cable TV antenna Camcorder Cable box CH 3 AUDIO V DEO TV back panel CH 4 Stereo VCR VIDEO AUD O from CH 3 CH 4...
  • Page 15: Connecting A Dvd Player With Colorstream

    Chapter 2: Connecting your TV ® Connecting a DVD player with ColorStream (component video), a VCR, and a satellite receiver From antenna TV back panel Stereo VCR V DEO AUD O IN f om ANT CH 3 CH 4 OUT to TV From satellite dish AUDIO VIDEO...
  • Page 16 Chapter 2: Connecting your TV To connect a DVI device, you will need: ® Connecting an HDMI or DVI one HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable (HDMI type A device to the HDMI input connector) per DVI device − For proper operation, the length of an HDMI- The HDMI input on your TV receives digital audio to-DVI adapter cable should not exceed 9.8 ft and uncompressed digital video from an HDMI...
  • Page 17 HDMI standard. use HDMI cables with the HDMI Logo This feature is limited to models incorporating Toshiba’s REGZA-LINK. However, Toshiba is not liable for those operations. Refer to the individual instruction manuals for compatibility information.
  • Page 18: Connecting A Digital Audio System

    Chapter 2: Connecting your TV Note: Connecting a digital audio system Some audio systems may not be compatible with Dolby Digital bitstream signals. Older The TV’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal outputs a audio systems that are not compatible with ® *Dolby Digital or 2-channel down-mixed PCM standard optical out signals may not work...
  • Page 19: Connecting A Home Network

    PC on which you are playing the DVD-Video, some scenes may be skipped or The LAN port allows your Toshiba TV to connect to you may not be able to pause during multi-angle your home network. You can use this revolutionary scenes.
  • Page 20: To Connect The Tv To A Home Network

    Chapter 2: Connecting your TV To connect the TV to a home network the back of your TV Modem (DSL or Cable) Router with Hub DLNA server or Sever PC(with DLNA server function) [1] Coaxial or telephone cable (depending on your modem type) [2] Standard LAN cable [3] Do NOT connect a phone jack directly to the TV’s...
  • Page 21: Chapter 3: Using The Remote Control

    Your TV remote control is preprogrammed to operate from leaking into the battery compartment. most Toshiba devices ( page 23). If you have a non-Toshiba device or a Remote control effective range Toshiba device that the remote control is not...
  • Page 22: Learning About The Remote Control

    Chapter 3: Using the remote control 1 POWER turns the TV on and off. When the TV is Learning about the remote control on, the green LED indicator on the TV front will be illuminated. The buttons used for operating the TV only are 2 FREEZE freezes the picture.
  • Page 23: Using The Remote Control To Control Your Other Devices

    (as opposed to 3 +10 Press to directly access DVD chapters higher than If you have a non-Toshiba device or a Toshiba device that the remote control is not preprogrammed to operate, you must first program the remote control to recognize the 4 TOP MENU Accesses a DVD’s top menu.
  • Page 24: Remote Control Functional Key Chart

    “ TV” = key will affect the TV, even though the remote control is in another mode. * Not available for your TV. REMOTE CONTROL AUX 1 AUX 2 (DVD or Toshiba TV CABLE SAT (satellite) (VCR) HTIB) POWER Power...
  • Page 25: Programming The Remote Control To Control Your Other Devices

    TV remote control to operate a non-Toshiba device codes, the necessary keys do not operate your (or a Toshiba device that it is not preprogrammed to device, use the device’s original remote control. operate), follow the steps below. For details on using Every time you change the batteries, you will need the remote control to operate the device, see page 23.
  • Page 26: Remote Control Codes

    025, 026, 037, 054 Pioneer 052, 053, 054, 055 Jasco Proscan 001, 056 Motorola/GI/ 062, 069, 071, 082, 086, Toshiba 000, 001, 002, 003, Qwestar 057, 058 001, 002, 059, 089 Jerrold 089, 096, 107 004, 005, 006, 007, Sampo...
  • Page 27 009, 046, 061 Technics Multitech 009, 012, 018 Teknika 010, 018, 065 005, 006, 007, 012, 014, Toshiba 000, 011, 021, 023, 024, 037, 043, 053, 054, 067, 028, 030, 039, 057, 074, 078, 079 Nikko Totevision 009, 010, 065...
  • Page 28: Chapter 4: Menu Layout And Navigation

    Chapter 4: Menu layout and navigation Main menu layout The tables below and on the next page provide a quick overview of your TV’s menu system. To open the main menus (illustrated below), press on the remote control or TV control panel. Icon Item Option...
  • Page 29: Setup/Installation Menu Layout

    Chapter 4: Menu layout and navigation Setup/Installation menu layout The Installation menu contains the Terrestrial and System Status menus. To open the Installation menu (illustrated below), press on the remote control or TV control panel, open the Setup menu, select Installation, and press Icon Item Option...
  • Page 30: Initial Setup

    Chapter 5: Setting up your TV Initial Setup TOSHIBA Logo LED When you first turn on or reset the TV, the Initial You can select TOSHIBA Logo LED either On or Off. Setup window will appear. and open the Setup menu, highlight Press In the Menu Language field, press W or X to Logo LED.
  • Page 31: Programming Channels Into The Tv's Channel Memory

    Chapter 5: Setting up your TV (A new set of Installation menu icons will appear, Programming channels into the as shown below.) Open the Terrestrial menu, TV’s channel memory highlight Channel Program to bring up the Start Scan, and press again to begin channel When you press on the remote control...
  • Page 32: Labeling Channels

    Chapter 5: Setting up your TV Press S or T to select a channel position to be The maximum number of labels that can be stored is 128. skipped and press . A tick will appear in the To remove channel labels: box.To remove the tick, press again.
  • Page 33: Viewing The Digital Signal Meter

    Chapter 5: Setting up your TV the HDMI 1 Audio setting changes to “Auto.” If PC Audio is set to “Yes,” the HDMI 1 Audio setting is set to “Digital” and is grayed out in the menu. (Also see item 4 on page 12 and “Setting the PC Audio”...
  • Page 34: Viewing The System Status

    Chapter 5: Setting up your TV After the time zone has been set, you will be asked to set the current Daylight Saving Time status. To set the Daylight Saving Time status: Press W or X to select Yes or No, highlight Done, and then press Viewing the system status To view the system status:...
  • Page 35: Chapter 6: Using The Tv's Features

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Press repeatedly to highlight the desired input Selecting the video input source source, and then press to view Note: When selecting REGZA-LINK input sources To select the video input source to view: from the popup window using , some Press on the remote control or TV control...
  • Page 36: Tuning Channels

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Press S or T to highlight the video source you Tuning channels want to label. Tuning channels using the Channel Browser ™ The Channel Browser™ provides an easy navigation interface for all your channels and inputs. This feature allows you to: Navigate the contents of all of your inputs.
  • Page 37 Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Elements of the ChannelBrowser™ 1 Current list (History, ANT/CABLE, Inputs, Press T to highlight History List, and then press W Favorites, or REGZA-LINK) or X to select the setting you prefer: either On, or 2 Input type Off.
  • Page 38: Setting The Channel Tuning Mode

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features To tune to a channel or input in Select mode: Setting the Channel Tuning Mode W or X to open the This feature allows you to choose how tuning will be While watching TV, press handled for analog and digital channels when the TV Channel Browser™...
  • Page 39: Tuning To The Next Programmed Channel

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Tuning to the next programmed Switching between two channels channel using SurfLock™ To tune to the next programmed channel: The SurfLock™ feature temporarily “memorizes” one channel to the button, so you can return to that Press on the remote control or TV control channel quickly from any other channel by pressing...
  • Page 40 Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features To select the picture size using the menus: Picture Size Select Picture Size in the Theater Settings menu. TheaterWide 2 Press W or X to select the desired picture size (for letter box programs) setting.
  • Page 41: Using The Auto Aspect Ratio Feature

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features To set the scroll settings: Picture Size and open the Picture menu. Press Native Highlight Theater Settings and press (for 480i (HDMI), 480p (HDMI), 720p, 1080i, and 1080p signal programs) If receiving a 480i (HDMI), 480p (HDMI), 720p, 1080i, or 1080p signal program, Native mode scales In the Picture Size field, select either TheaterWide the video to display the entire picture within the...
  • Page 42: Using The Freeze Feature

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features To turn on the auto aspect ratio feature: To select the picture mode using the menu system: Press and open the Picture menu. and open the Picture menu. Press Highlight Theater Settings and press Highlight Mode and press In the Auto Aspect Ratio field, select On.
  • Page 43: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Adjusting the picture quality Using the closed caption mode You can adjust the picture quality (Contrast, Base closed captions Backlight, DynaLight™, Brightness, Color, Tint, and Sharpness) to your personal preferences. The closed caption mode has two options: Captions—An on-screen display of the dialogue, Pressing W Pressing X...
  • Page 44: Digital Cc Settings

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features change to another analog channel, the closed caption Digital CC Settings setting will automatically change back to the current You can customize the closed caption display Base CC Mode setting. characteristics by changing the background color, You can also use the CC Selector to select digital opacity, text size, type, edge, and color.
  • Page 45: Selecting Stereo/Sap Broadcasts

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features second audio program. If you have SAP on, you will see the current program on the screen but hear the other language instead of the program’s normal audio. If you have SAP on and the station you are watching is not broadcasting a second audio program, the station’s normal audio will be output.
  • Page 46: Using The Locks Menu

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features ® PIN code has not been stored. Press the Channel Using the Dolby Digital Dynamic Number buttons to enter a new four-digit code, Range Control feature enter the code a second time to confirm, and press This dynamic range control feature causes the ATSC dynamic range to be further compressed, allowing...
  • Page 47: Downloading An Additional Rating System For Blocking Tv Programs And Movies

    The additional rating system is not designed, transmitted, or controlled by the TV or movies Toshiba, nor is the availability of an additional rating system determined or controlled by In the future, an additional rating system may become available for use in selectively blocking programs.
  • Page 48: Locking Channels

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Parental Guidance Suggested Independent rating system for broadcasters (Some material may not be Ratings Description and Content themes suitable for children) Mature Audience Only (This General Audience (Appropriate program is specifically designed for all ages) to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for Note:...
  • Page 49: Unlocking Programs Temporarily

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features ® Using the GameTimer Unlocking programs temporarily You can use the GameTimer to set a time limit for If you try to tune the TV to a program that exceeds playing a video game (30–120 minutes). When the the rating limits you set, the TV will enter program GameTimer expires, the TV enters Input Lock mode lock mode and the following message will appear on-...
  • Page 50: Using The Pc Settings Feature

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Press X to select On. When the control panel is locked and any button on the control panel (except POWER) is pressed, the message “NOT AVAILABLE” appears. Note: The screen is disrupted momentarily when adjusting the PC settings. This is not a sign of malfunction.
  • Page 51: Using The Media Player

    Press S or T to select Photo or Music then press Do not use a USB Hub. You must obtain any required permission from copyright owners to use copyright content. Toshiba cannot and does not grant such permission. Depending on the file size and amount in your Note:...
  • Page 52: Viewing Photo Files

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Viewing photo files To start slideshow, press in the Single View mode. There are three types of view modes. Press W / X to view the previous/next photo. Multi View: To set Interval Time and Repeat settings: This view allows you to search for photos in a grid format.
  • Page 53: Viewing Photo Files With Playing Music Files At Same Time

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Maximum photo size: 6 MB During playback Maximum number of files: 500 / folder Maximum photo resolution: 4096 x 4096 pixels Press to pause. Best photo resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels To resume normal playback, press Movie Viewer specifications To locate a specific file, press repeatedly.
  • Page 54: Press S Or T To Select Sort

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Viewing movie files Contents Description Description Photo Photo list (Multi view) See page 52. You can select movies from a list of available files. Sorting (Only USB storage device) To sort the folders and files to open the Quick Menu Press from Multi View mode.
  • Page 55: Pause

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Contents Description Description Contents Description Description Movie Movie list (Multi view) See page 54. Music Music list (Multi view) See page 52. Sorting (Only USB storage device) Sorting (Only USB storage device) To sort the folders and files To sort the folders and files to open the Quick Menu Press...
  • Page 56: Auto Setup

    Network Setup, and Press then press This is a new feature that uses CEC technology and allows you to control Toshiba REGZA-LINK to highlight Auto Setup, and then press Press compatible devices from the TV remote via HDMI to select Off.
  • Page 57: Volume And Mute Controls Of Audio Receiver

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features ® REGZA-LINK input source selection Fast-forwards. If a REGZA-LINK device with HDMI switching Rewinds/reverses. capability (e.g. Audio Receiver) is connected to STWX Navigate contents menu, etc. the HDMI input, you can select another REGZA- LINK device that is connected to the master HDMI Enters contents menu, etc.
  • Page 58: Displaying Tv Status Information

    Chapter 6: Using the TV’s features Stereo, Mono or SAP audio status (when HDMI input From this item, you can set your audio mode, Dolby Digital or PCM) output preference to the TV speakers Video resolution or the audio receiver speakers. When Aspect ratio of incoming video signal (4:3 or 16:9) this item is set to Audio Receiver, Speaker...
  • Page 59: Chapter 7: Using The Tv's Advanced Features

    Chapter 7: Using the TV’s advanced features Selecting the color temperature Using the advanced picture You can change the quality of the picture by selecting settings features from three preset color temperatures (Cool, Medium, and Warm), as described below. Using Dynamic Contrast Mode Picture Quality Dynamic Contrast detects changes in picture quality...
  • Page 60: Selecting The Cinema Mode

    Chapter 7: Using the TV’s advanced features Selecting the cinema mode Using the Film Stabilization feature This feature helps to eliminate video shaking. When you view a DVD (3:2 pulldown processed) from a DVD player connected to the VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, To turn on Film Stabilization: ColorStream HD (component video), or HDMI inputs and open the Picture menu, highlight...
  • Page 61: Using Mpeg Noise Reduction

    Chapter 7: Using the TV’s advanced features Using MPEG noise reduction Using the advanced audio settings features The MPEG noise reduction feature allows you to reduce visible interference caused by MPEG compression. Choices for MPEG noise reduction are Off, Low, Middle, and High. Off is automatically ®...
  • Page 62: Chapter 8: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 8: Troubleshooting Noisy picture General troubleshooting If you are watching an analog channel (off- air broadcast or Cable TV), you can set the Before calling a service technician, please check this CableClear ® feature to reduce visible interference in the TV picture ( page 60). chapter for a possible cause of the problem and some solutions you can try.
  • Page 63 TV. The REGZA-LINK feature is available for The remote control batteries may be dead. Toshiba REGZA-LINK compatible devices. Replace the batteries ( page 21). Make sure the HDMI cables with the HDMI Your TV remote control may not operate Logo ( ) are used.
  • Page 64 Chapter 8: Troubleshooting Network Setup fails (Auto) Copyright protection contents stored in the The LAN cables are not connected properly or at DLNA recognition server may not be able to be all. Connect all cables. played. “The DHCP service is not enabled on the router, Contents may not be played with stability or no router is present.
  • Page 65: Chapter 9: Appendix

    Temperature: 32ºF - 95ºF (0ºC - 35ºC) 46G300U/46G30U: 2.45 A Humidity: 20 - 80% (no moisture condensation) Power Consumption Supplied Accessories 40G300U/40G30U: 0.6 W in standby mode Remote control with two size “AAA” batteries 46G300U/46G30U: 0.6 W in standby mode Owner’s manual (this book) Audio Power:...
  • Page 66: Acceptable Signal Formats For Pc In And Hdmi Terminals

    Chapter 9: Appendix Acceptable signal formats for PC IN and HDMI terminals PC IN signal formats Note: Depending on the connected PC, the following status may occur; incorrect display, false format detection, picture position failure, blur, or judder. But this is not a malfunction of your TV. Format Resolution V.
  • Page 67: Limited United States Warranty For Lcd Televisions

    “Concierge” located a period of ninety (90) days after the date of original on our Customer Support Web site “ retail purchase. This warranty is void if the product is com/customersupport“.
  • Page 68 Toshiba Brand Flat Panel Televisions responsibility. (5) Warranties extend only to material defects in Toshiba of Canada Limited (“TCL”) makes the following materials or workmanship as limited above, and do limited warranties to original consumers in Canada. not extend to:...
  • Page 69 Chapter 9: Appendix Service of a Television on which the TOSHIBA THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE TELEVISION, label or logo, rating label or serial number EVEN IF ANY OF THE RELATED PARTIES HAS BEEN have been defaced or removed;...
  • Page 70 TCL Customer Support toll free at 1 800 268- 3404. A copy of the GPL source code in this product may be obtained by contacting Toshiba Consumer Solutions at (800)631-3811. There will be a charge to cover the costs of providing the source code.
  • Page 71 Note...
  • Page 72 – TEL: (604) 303-2500 CableClear, ColorStream, GameTimer, and TheaterWide are registered trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. Channel Browser, DynaLight, ClearFrame, and SurfLock are trademarks of Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. REGZA-LINK is a registered trademark of Toshiba Corporation.

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