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40VL20 Series
46VL20 Series
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Owner's Record
You will find the model number and serial number on
the back of the TV. Record these numbers in the spaces
provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon
your TOSHIBA dealer regarding this product.
Model number:
Serial number:


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  • Page 1 You will find the model number and serial number on the back of the TV. Record these numbers in the spaces 40VL20 Series provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your TOSHIBA dealer regarding this product. 46VL20 Series Model number: Serial number: ©2012 TOSHIBA CORPORATION...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Watching TV programmes ....... 13 Welcome to Toshiba Programming channels into the TV’s • Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba LED LCD TV. channel memory ..........14 This manual will help you use the exciting features of your new TV.
  • Page 3: Introduction / Getting Started

    Introduction / Getting started 3) Never stand or climb on the TV. • Educate children about the dangers of Fixing strap climbing on furniture to reach the TV or its controls. Be especially careful in households with children to prevent them through climbing on top of Fixing strap the TV.
  • Page 4 Introduction / Getting started 6) Never block or cover the slots and openings in the cabinet. • Never place the TV so that it is facing upward or on its side. • Never place the TV in a closet, bookcase or other similar area where the ventilation is poor.
  • Page 5 Introduction / Getting started • The TV is not completely disconnected from the power supply line, as minute current is consumed even when the 1 Power switch is 1) Never place hot objects or open fl ame sources, turned off . such as lighted candles or nightlights, on or •...
  • Page 6 Introduction / Getting started 4) When the TV reaches the end of its useful life, Service ask a qualifi ed service technician to properly dispose of the TV. 1) Never repair, modify or disassemble the TV by yourself. It may cause a fi re or an electric shock. Consult a service technician for inspection and repairs.
  • Page 7 LCD screen. owner’s manual. This may cause a discolouration or damage the • Toshiba is not liable for any damage caused by misuse or malfunction through simultaneous use cabinet and LCD screen. of this product and the connected equipment.
  • Page 8: Connecting An Aerial

    • If the batteries are dead or if you will not use the Your Toshiba dealer or service personnel can best remote control for a long time, remove the batteries advise you on which aerial to use in your area.
  • Page 9 * You can use the cable holder to hold the aerial 46VL20EE/E5/V5 models): cable, video and audio cables etc. Insert the “TOSHIBA Dual Band WLAN Adaptor” in Never grasp the holder when moving the TV. order to access a wireless network (- page 38).
  • Page 10: Learning About The Remote Control

    12 Volume – + (These buttons adjust the volume level.) 13 Programme position U u 14 To select 3D/2D 15 To access “TOSHIBA PLACES” Top Page 16 To access Media Player Menu 17 Teletext on/Superimpose Teletext/off 18 Sleep Timer 19 To access the Menu 20 To access the Quick Menu 21 •...
  • Page 11: Turning The Tv On

    Introduction / Getting started Turning the TV on Press Q, to display the Location menu (- page 15). Press to select Store or Home. For Switching on the TV normal home use, select Home. Connect the power cord to a wall outlet, the ! Location power indicator lights in red (standby mode).
  • Page 12: Using The Quick Menu

    Tint Tint Tint Standard Picture Mode Sharpness Sharpness Sharpness Advanced Picture Settings Picture Size Super live 3D Settings SOUND Toshiba Places menu USB Media Player Network Media Player SOUND SOUND Auto Auto Sleep Timer 00:00 Dual Dual 1 Dual Dual 1...
  • Page 13: Watching Tv Programmes

    Introduction / Getting started Watching TV programmes Switching between two positions You can switch two positions without entering Selecting the menu language actual position number each time. Choose from 9 diff erent languages (English, Chinese Select the fi rst position you want to view. (CS), Malay, Thai, Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic, Select the second position with the Number Persian or French) for the on-screen display.
  • Page 14: Programming Channels Into The Tv's Channel Memory

    Introduction / Getting started Programming channels into the TV’s channel Manual Tuning Pos. Channel Label memory C-02 C-04 • First, use the Auto Tuning function to preset all C-05 C-07 the active channels in your area automatically. C-09 Then, arrange the preset channels with the C-12 Manual Tuning function so that you can tune into S-17...
  • Page 15 Introduction / Getting started H. Manual Fine Tuning Setting the Location Press until better picture and sound You can select either Home or Store mode. Home are obtained. is recommended for normal home use. Select Store I. Signal Booster when using a TV for displaying in a shop, etc. If the receiving signal is weak/strong and the picture is noisy, the picture may be From the SETUP menu, press...
  • Page 16: Using The Tv's Features

    Using the TV’s features Picture adjustment Subtitle When subtitles are included on a letterbox format • Most of the picture controls and functions are broadcast, this setting will raise the picture so that available. However, features not available will be the most of text is displayed.
  • Page 17 Using the TV’s features Dot by Dot Picture Position Horizontal Position “Dot by Dot” is a non-scaling display. Depending on Vertical Position the input signal format, the picture is displayed with Reset side panels and/or bars at the top and bottom (e.g. VGA input source).
  • Page 18 Using the TV’s features Activating the picture preferences Colour Temperature Colour Temperature Cool You can customise current Picture Mode settings as Red Level Green Level desired. For example, while selecting "Dynamic", if Blue Level you change the following items, such as Backlight, Reset Contrast, Brightness, Colour, Tint, Sharpness, and the Advanced Picture Settings items, your new...
  • Page 19: Sound Adjustment

    Using the TV’s features Press Q, then press to select an item From the Advanced Picture Settings menu, you want to adjust. press until Reset is selected. Press Q. Base Colour Adjustment Saturation Brightness Sound adjustment Green Blue Yellow Magenta Setting the MTS (Multi-channel TV Sound) Cyan Reset...
  • Page 20 Using the TV’s features Selecting the stereo programmes Adjusting the sound Balance When a stereo programme is received, d From the SOUND menu, press to select Stereo appears. the Balance. Press to adjust the settings as desired. Stereo ABCD Using the Advanced Sound Settings Bass and Treble help to adjust the basic sound Press g to select the stereo/monaural mode.
  • Page 21: Other Features Settings

    Using the TV’s features To cancel the On Timer Press to select Digital Audio Output. AV Connection In the On Timer menu, select Enable On Timer. Input Labeling Press to select Off , and then select PC/HDMI 3 Audio Done and press Q. HDMI 3 Audio Digital Digital Audio Output...
  • Page 22 Press Q to display the software version. Setting the Automatic Power Down System Information The TV will automatically turn itself off (standby) TOSHIBA after approximately 4 hours, if you do not operate 2012 the control buttons on the remote control or on the Xxx XX 2012 - XX.X.XX.X...
  • Page 23: Using 3D Functions

    3D television authors’ rights. pictures or video games. Toshiba asks you to respect the intellectual Anyone who has had a seizure, loss of awareness, property rights of third parties. or other symptoms linked to an epileptic...
  • Page 24 Viewing 3D programming requires the following: epilepsy, should consult a health care provider • Compatible TOSHIBA 3D glasses (supplied) before using the 3D feature of this product. • Compatible 3D playback device or 3D source •...
  • Page 25: Using The 3D Glasses

    Using the TV’s features Note: Using the 3D glasses If the infrared data communication between the television and 3D glasses is lost for 5 minutes, the 3D Names and functions glasses turn off automatically to preserve battery life. To charge the battery Power switch and Lens (liquid-crystal shutter)
  • Page 26: Viewing 3D Images

    Using the TV’s features Viewing 3D images Switching the display mode or selecting the 3D format Incoming video signals can either be in 2D or 3D There are four modes for watching TV. format. A 2D signal can be viewed in either 2D or 3D, and 3D can be viewed in either 2D or 3D.
  • Page 27 Using the TV’s features To switch to 2D mode: Trigger of Switching Display Mode Press 3D button • Set 3D Auto Start to 2D. Input Signal • Press while viewing 3D mode. Additional Source Select 2D Type Format Select 3D Trigger of Switching Information Signal...
  • Page 28 Using the TV’s features Note: Setting the 3D PIN code Take off the 3D glasses in 2D mode. A 3D PIN code is necessary for using the 3D Safety To switch to Native mode: Settings. • Press while viewing 3D mode. The 3D button's operation: •...
  • Page 29: Selecting The Video Input Source To View

    Using the TV’s features Setting the 3D Timer Lock From the Quick Menu: When the 3D Timer Lock feature is set to On, neither Press QUICK. Select 3D Settings and press Q. the PIN input window nor the 3D start message will Press to select 2D to 3D Depth and be shown while the 3D Enable timer is active, even...
  • Page 30: Setting The Colour System

    Using the TV’s features Setting the Colour System Channel List Press LIST. The Channel List will appear. Press MENU, and then press to display the SETUP menu. Channel List SETUP Menu Language English Auto Tuning Manual Tuning Antenna Colour System Auto Quick Setup Location...
  • Page 31 Press again to superimpose the teletext over a consult your local Toshiba dealer. normal broadcast picture. Press again to return to normal TV mode. You need to return to normal Using List mode viewing if you wish to change channels.
  • Page 32 Using the TV’s features Teletext buttons on the remote control Below is an introduction to the teletext buttons on your remote control and their functions. To display a page of teletext: Press to display teletext. Press again to superimpose the teletext over a normal broadcast picture.
  • Page 33: Connecting Your Tv

    Connecting your TV Back connections Component video mode: Use terminals Y, PB/CB, PR/CR, L and R. Connection example (Audio) White Blue Green TV back view Audio system Connecting an audio system You can enjoy high quality dynamic sound by connecting the TV to an audio system. Notes: VCR (Normal) DVD video player...
  • Page 34: Side Connections

    Connecting your TV Connecting an amplifi er equipped with a Dolby Connection example Digital decoder Left side of the TV Amplifier equipped with Dolby Digital decoder To Optical type digital audio input Optical digital cable (not supplied) To Digital Audio output terminal TV back view Front speaker...
  • Page 35: Selecting The Pc/Hdmi 3 Audio Mode

    Connecting your TV Connecting an HDMI or a DVI device TV back view The HDMI input on your TV receives digital audio and uncompressed digital video from an HDMI device and uncompressed digital video from a DVI TV side view device.
  • Page 36: Setting The Hdmi 3 Audio Mode

    Connecting your TV XGA: VESA 1024 × 768 @ 60/70/75 Hz Press Q to display the AV Connection menu. W-XGA: VESA 1280 × 768 @ 60/75 Hz AV Connection W-XGA: VESA 1360 × 768 @ 60 Hz Input Labeling S-XGA: VESA 1280 × 1024 @ 60/75 Hz PC/HDMI 3 Audio HDMI 3 Audio Digital...
  • Page 37: Using The Pc Settings

    Connecting a home network Adjusting the picture position The LAN port allows your Toshiba TV to connect to From the Display Settings in the PREFERENCES your home network. You can use this revolutionary menu, press to select PC Settings.
  • Page 38: Using Your Home Network

    Cable or Phone jack Wireless Interoperability The TOSHIBA Dual Band WLAN Adaptor is designed to be interoperable with any wireless LAN product that is based on Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)/Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) radio technology, and is compliant to: [1] Coaxial or telephone cable (depending on your •...
  • Page 39: Setting Up The Network

    • This feature is grayed out when the Dual Band WLAN and recommendations, TOSHIBA believes Wireless Adaptor is not connected or Network Type is set to LAN is safe for use by consumers. These standards Wired.
  • Page 40 The Software Keyboard window will appear. Picture Size Super live 3D Settings Input the Network Name by using the Software Toshiba Places Keyboard (- page 43). USB Media Player Network Media Player To save your setting, press the BLUE button.
  • Page 41 Connecting your TV • It is not recommended to use 2.4 GHz for audio Item Description and video streaming. Status Connected is displayed when • Content playback may be interrupted by various the TV is connected with the AP. surrounding interference. Disconnected is displayed Advanced Network Setup when the TV is not connected...
  • Page 42: Network Connection Test

    Connecting your TV Note: Press to select Secondary DNS IP address fi eld numbers must be between 0 and Address, and edit in the same way as Primary 255. After each fi eld number has been set, press DNS Address. Q to store the entire address.
  • Page 43: Network Pin Setup

    Connecting your TV Network PIN Setup Input operation on the remote control: Button Description From the Network Setup menu, press Q and press to select Network PIN Setup. Inputs the selected character. Press Q and press the Number buttons to Inputs the number directly.
  • Page 44: Using Toshiba Places

    Q. Notes: • Do not insert/remove USB device while in use. To return from the CSP service to Toshiba Places, • MENU is not available during playback. press again. Media Player Specifi cations Notes: •...
  • Page 45 Connecting your TV Note: Basic operation You can also return to the previous layer by selecting the icon at the top left of the Multi View screen and Using Media Player with USB pressing Q. When Auto Start is enabled, you will be asked if you want to start the Media Player whenever a To close the Media Player: USB device is inserted.
  • Page 46 Connecting your TV Viewing photo fi les (on a DLNA CERTIFIED™ Server Press to view the next photo. Press to view or USB device) the previous photo. Press to rotate the image 90° clockwise. Press There are three types of viewing modes. to rotate the image 90°...
  • Page 47 Connecting your TV Note: Press v to stop playback. Using the zoom function while in the Slide Show Note: mode will stop the slideshow and zoom in/out the If playback fi nishes before v is pressed, the screen will photo. return to the Multi View.
  • Page 48 Connecting your TV Resume Play (USB only) A confi rmation message will appear. Select Yes and press Q. You can resume playback from where it was last stopped. The DivX® VOD window will appear and you Press v while playing the movie to memorize the will see the registration code.
  • Page 49 Connecting your TV To playback DivX Plus HD content: Notes: • Depending on the fi le size, it may take some time for DivX Plus HD fi les may contain up to 100 titles. playback to begin. You can change the title (It contains same video fi le) •...
  • Page 50: Using The Mhl Function

    (TV standby only). Software Upgrade Connecting a MHL-compatible Device TOSHIBA may off er upgrades for the TV’s software in Connect the device to the HDMI 4 port on the TV the future. using a MHL cable (not supplied).
  • Page 51: Reference Section

    Reference section APPENDIX Media Player Supported Formats Media Media File Video/Audio codec Note Player Format Extention JPEG .jpg JPEG <USB> .jpeg Data compatibility: JPEG Exif ver 2.2 Maximum viewable resolution: • JPEG: 15360 × 8640 (Base-line) 1024 × 768 (Progressive) •...
  • Page 52 Reference section Media Media File Video/Audio codec Note Player Format Extention MPEG-2 Video) .trp MPEG-2 Video H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) VC-1(WMV9) Audio) MPEG-1/2 Layer2 MPEG-1/2 Layer3 Dolby Digital (AC-3) L-PCM MPEG-4 LC AAC MPEG-4 HE-AAC MPEG-2 .vob Video) MPEG-1 Video MPEG-2 Video Audio) MPEG-1/2 Layer2 MPEG-1/2 Layer3...
  • Page 53 Reference section Media Media File Video/Audio codec Note Player Format Extention .mkv Video) MPEG-1 Video MPEG-2 Video MPEG-4 part2 H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) Audio) MPEG-1/2 Layer2 MPEG-1/2 Layer3 Dolby Digital (AC-3) L-PCM MPEG-2/4 LC AAC MPEG-4 HE-AAC RealMedia .rm Video) .rmvb RealVideo 8, 9, 10 Audio) Dolby Digital (AC-3)
  • Page 54 Reference section 3D Support Format Resolution Aspect V.Fraquency H.Fraquency Pixel Clock 3D Structure ratio Frequency 720 × 480p 16:9 59.940/60.000 31.469/31.500 27.000/27.027 Side by Side (Full) Side by Side (Half ) Top and Bottom 720 × 576p 16:9 50.000 Hz 31.250 kHz 27.000 MHz Side by Side (Full)
  • Page 55 Reference section Signal Class Table C mode RF Frequency [MHz] RF Frequency [MHz] RF Frequency [MHz] 663.25 161.25 44.25 671.25 168.25 48.25 679.25 231.25 55.25 687.25 238.25 62.25 695.25 245.25 175.25 703.25 252.25 182.25 711.25 259.25 189.25 719.25 266.25 196.25 727.25 273.25 203.25...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    Reference section Troubleshooting Multiple images • The station may have broadcast diffi culties. Try another channel. Before calling a service technician, please check the • Aerial reception may be poor. Use a high following table for a possible cause of the symptom directional outdoor aerial.
  • Page 57: Broadcast System

    Reference section Broadcast system Specifi cations Broadcast transmission systems of each country LED LCD TV or region Model 40VL20 Series, Asia M.E. 46VL20 Series Power source Country or region Colour Sound 110V-240V AC, 50/60Hz Bahrain, Kuwait, Israel, Oman, Power consumption Qatar, 40"...
  • Page 58 Standard video or Owner’s manual (1), Remote control (1), Batteries VIDEO INPUT Component video Y, P (2), Toshiba 3D glasses (1), Clip (1) (- page Phono jacks Audio 3), Screw (1) (- page 3), Pedestal stand (1), L / Mono +R...
  • Page 59 Reference section Trademark Information • THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE MPEG- 4 VISUAL PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR • HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High-Defi nition THE PERSONAL AND NON COMMERCIAL USE Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered OF A CONSUMER FOR (i) ENCODING VIDEO trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE MPEG-4 VISUAL States and other countries.

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