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Toshiba 40L3400U User Manual

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Integrated High Definition
LED Television User's Guide:
40L3400U
50L3400U
If you need assistance:
Toshiba's Support Web site
For more information, see
Owner's Record
The model number and serial number are on the back and side of your
television.
Print out this page and write these numbers in the spaces below. Refer
to these numbers whenever you communicate with your Toshiba dealer
about this television.
Model number: ___________________________________
Serial number: ___________________________________
Register your Toshiba television at register.toshiba.com
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,
contact your TV antenna installer,
cable provider, or satellite provider
support.toshiba.com
"Troubleshooting" on page 121
in this guide.
GMA300034011
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  • Page 1 The model number and serial number are on the back and side of your television. Print out this page and write these numbers in the spaces below. Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate with your Toshiba dealer about this television. Model number: ___________________________________ Serial number: ___________________________________ Register your Toshiba television at register.toshiba.com...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Dear Customer, WARNING Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba LED TV. This Improper location and installation of a television can document will help you use the many exciting features lead to the death of your child. Never place the of your new LED TV. Before operating your LED TV, television on furniture or in a location where children carefully read this document completely.
  • Page 3: Child Safety

    CHILD SAFETY: PROPER TELEVISION PLACEMENT MATTERS TOSHIBA CARES • Manufacturers, retailers and the rest of the consumer electronics industry are committed to making home entertainment safe and enjoyable. • As you enjoy your television, please note that all televisions – new and old- must be supported on proper stands or installed according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions toxic liquid. If the liquid comes in contact with your mouth or eyes, or your skin is cut by broken glass, 1) Read these instructions. rinse the affected area thoroughly with water and 2) Keep these instructions. contact your doctor immediately.
  • Page 5 Sturdy strap (as short as possible) Care For better performance and safer operation of your Hook TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and 4" min. precautions: TV top TV side 35) If you use the TV in a room where the temperature is 27) The product shall not be exposed to dripping or 32°...
  • Page 6 To Display your LED TV using a Wall Bracket: become frequent or continuous, unplug the power cord and contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider. If you decide to wall mount your LED TV, always use a wall bracket Listed by an independent laboratory (such...
  • Page 7 • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Caution: Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Wireless Radio For product available in the USA/Canada market, only channel 1-11 can be operated.
  • Page 8 The following symptoms are technical limitations of LCD Display technology and are not an indication of malfunction; therefore, Toshiba is not responsible for perceived issues resulting from these symptoms. 1) An afterimage (ghost) may appear on the screen if a fixed, non-moving image appears for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Trademark Information

    Trademark Information Copyright • ClearScan, ColorMaster, ColorStream, CQ Engine, © 2014 by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. All DynaLight, GameTimer, Native Mode, Stable Sound, rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this guide cannot Surflock, TheaterWide, and TosLink are trademarks or...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: Introduction ............. 17 Features ..............18 Overview of installation, setup, and use ....20 TV front and side panel controls and connections ..21 TV back panel connections ........22 Chapter 2: Connecting Your TV ..........24 Overview of cable types ...........24 Coaxial (F-type) cable ........24 Standard A/V cables (red/white/yellow) .....25 Component video cables (red/green/blue) ..25...
  • Page 11 Contents HDMI CEC connection ...........31 ® Connecting a digital audio system ......33 Connecting a computer ...........34 Connection to the TV’s HDMI terminal .....34 ® Connecting to a home network ........35 Connecting the TV directly to a computer without an Internet connection ....35 Connecting the TV to a home network without an Internet connection ....36 Connecting the TV to a home network...
  • Page 12 Contents Chapter 6: Setting up your TV ........... 54 Selecting the video input source ......54 Labeling the video input sources ......56 Tuning to the next programmed channel ....58 Tuning to a specific channel (programmed or unprogrammed) ........58 Switching between two channels using Channel Return ...........58 Switching between two channels using SurfLock™...
  • Page 13 Contents Sound Mode ............73 Stable Sound™ ..........73 Using the Dolby Digital Dynamic Range ® Control feature ...........74 Selecting the PIN code ..........74 Enter a new PIN code .........74 Forgotten PIN code ...........74 Changing or deleting your PIN code ....75 Using parental controls (for USA region) ....75 Blocking TV programs and movies by rating (V-Chip) ..........75 Downloading an additional rating system ..76...
  • Page 14 Contents HDMI CEC playback device (Blu-ray /DVD ® player, etc.) control ........94 Other HDMI CEC functions ......96 ® Setting up HDMI CEC ........96 ® Using the HDMI settings feature ......97 ® HDMI 1(2, or 3) RGB Range ......97 ® HDMI Information Display .......97 ®...
  • Page 15 Contents Viewing the Software Licenses ......116 Using the TV Application Services features ..117 Watching movies with Netflix ......118 ® YouTube ............119 Pandora ............119 ® Samba TV .............120 HOTLIST ............120 Chapter 8: Troubleshooting .............121 General troubleshooting ........121 Picture problems ...........122 Sound problems ............123 Remote control problems ........124 Channel tuning problems ........124 Closed caption problems ........125...
  • Page 16 Contents Wireless connection ..........132 Ethernet ..............132 USB ...............132 Dimensions (with stand) ........132 Weight (mass) ..........133 Operating conditions ........133 Supplied accessories..........133 Acceptable signal formats for HDMI ....134 ® HDMI signal formats ........134 ® Appendix B: License Agreement ..........135 Appendix C: Index ..............139...
  • Page 17: Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could result in personal injuries, damage to your equipment, or loss of data. These safety cautions have been classified according to the seriousness of the risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 18: Features

    Features The following are just a few of the many exciting features of your new Toshiba wide screen, integrated HD LED TV: Integrated digital tuning (8VSB ATSC and QAM) — Eliminates the need for a separate digital converter set-top box...
  • Page 19 Introduction Features ClearScan 120Hz Technology—Utilizes frame interpolation technology to double the television refresh rate for clear fast motion video. This technology is ideal for watching action movies, sports and video games. DynaLight —Backlight control monitors the brightness of each video frame and automatically adjusts backlight intensity based on the content to create higher dynamic contrast, for deeper blacks and increased depth, see “DynaLight...
  • Page 20: Overview Of Installation, Setup, And Use

    Introduction Overview of installation, setup, and use Overview of installation, setup, and use Follow these steps to set up your TV and begin using its many exciting features. Carefully read the important safety, installation, care, and service information. Keep this document for future reference. To choose a location for the TV: Read “Important notes about your TV”...
  • Page 21: Tv Front And Side Panel Controls And Connections

    Introduction TV front and side panel controls and connections For details on using the TV’s features, see Chapter 6 Chapter 7. For help, refer to “Troubleshooting” on page 121. For technical specifications, see “Specifications” on page 130. For the End User License Agreement, see “License Agreement” on page 135. TV front and side panel controls and connections TV front Left side panel...
  • Page 22: Tv Back Panel Connections

    Introduction TV back panel connections TV back panel connections For explanations of cable types and connections, see page 102. Power Cord Power Cord (Sample Illustration) 40/50L3400U - Back panel connections ANT/CABLE—Antenna input that supports analog (NTSC) and digital (ATSC) off-air antenna signals and analog and digital cable TV (QAM) signals.
  • Page 23 Introduction TV back panel connections The included power cord is for use with this unit only. Do not use it with other equipment. If you are not going to use the unit for an extended period of time, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet. Whenever the power cord is plugged into the wall outlet, it will draw some power, even when the unit is off.
  • Page 24: Chapter 2: Connecting Your Tv

    Chapter 2 Connecting Your TV Overview of cable types Before purchasing cables, know the connector types your devices require. You can purchase cables from most stores that sell audio/ video devices. Coaxial (F-type) cable (Sample Illustration) Coaxial cable Coaxial (F-type) cable connects your antenna, cable TV service, and/or cable converter box to the ANT/CABLE input on your TV.
  • Page 25: Standard A/v Cables (red/white/yellow)

    Component video cables come in sets of three and connect with video devices with component video output. (ColorStream 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 26: Optical Audio Cable

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a VCR, antenna, cable TV, or camcorder Optical audio cable (Sample Illustration) Optical audio cable Optical audio cable connect receivers with Dolby Digital or PCM ® (pulse-code modulation) optical audio input to the TV’s Digital Audio Out terminal, “Connecting a digital audio system”...
  • Page 27 Connecting Your TV Connecting a VCR, antenna, cable TV, or camcorder Items needed: Coaxial cables Standard AV cables If you have a mono VCR, connect L/MONO on the TV to your VCR’s audio out terminal using the white audio cable only. Standard audio cable The menu setting may need to be changed in order to watch the shared input between composite and component video.
  • Page 28: Connecting A Blu-ray™ / Dvd Player, Satellite Receiver With Colorstream™ Or Vcr

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a Blu-ray™ / DVD player, satellite receiver with ColorStream™ or VCR Connecting a Blu-ray / DVD player, satellite receiver with ™ ColorStream or VCR ™ TV back panel From antenna Stereo VCR VIDEO AUDIO IN from ANT CH 3 CH 4 OUT to TV...
  • Page 29: Connecting An Hdmi ® Or Dvi Device To The Hdmi ® Input

    Connecting Your TV Connecting an HDMI® or DVI device to the HDMI® input When you use ColorStream HD or Video, switch AV input mode appropriately. To view antenna or Cable channels: Select the ANT/CABLE video input source on the TV.* To view the DVD player: Turn on the DVD player.
  • Page 30 Connecting Your TV Connecting an HDMI® or DVI device to the HDMI® input To connect a computer to the HDMI input, see “Connection to the TV’s ® HDMI® terminal” on page 34. To connect an HDMI device, you will need one HDMI cable ®...
  • Page 31: Hdmi ® Cec Connection

    Connecting Your TV HDMI® CEC connection TV back panel VIDEO AUDIO DVI/HDCP (Sample Illustration) 40/50L3400U—DVI connections To ensure that the HDMI or DVI device is reset properly: ® When turning on your electronic components, turn on the TV first, and then the HDMI or DVI device.
  • Page 32 This feature uses the CEC technology as regulated by the HDMI standard. ® This feature is limited to models incorporating Toshiba’s HDMI CEC. However, Toshiba is not liable for those ® operations. Refer to the individual instruction manuals for compatibility information.
  • Page 33: Connecting A Digital Audio System

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a digital audio system Connecting a digital audio system The TV’s Digital Audio Out terminal outputs a Dolby Digital, ® 2-channel down-mixed PCM (pulse-code modulation) signal for use with an external Dolby Digital decoder or other external audio ®...
  • Page 34: Connecting A Computer

    Connecting Your TV Connecting a computer To control the audio: Turn on the TV and the digital audio device. Press the MENU button on the remote control and open the Sound menu. Select Sound > Digital Audio Output > Audio Format and then press the OK button.
  • Page 35: Connecting To A Home Network

    (i.e. no overscan). Connecting to a home network The LAN port allows your Toshiba TV to connect to your home network. You can use this home network to access photos, movies, and music files that are stored on a connected Media Server and play them on your TV.
  • Page 36: Connecting The Tv To A Home Network Without An Internet Connection

    Connecting Your TV Connecting to a home network Connecting the TV to a home network without an Internet connection Items needed: Standard LAN cables Router with a hub Router with a hub Computer TV back panel Computer (Sample Illustration) 40/50L3400U Series - Connecting a network without Internet connection...
  • Page 37: Connecting The Tv To A Home Network With An Internet Connection - Wired

    Connecting Your TV Connecting to a home network Connecting the TV to a home network with an Internet connection - wired Items needed: Coaxial or telephone cable (depending on your modem type) Standard LAN cables Router with Hub Modem (DSL or cable) Modem (DSL or cable) Router with a hub 2, 3...
  • Page 38: Connecting The Tv To A Home Network With An Internet Connection - Wireless

    Connecting Your TV Connecting to a home network Connecting the TV to a home network with an Internet connection - wireless Items needed: Coaxial or telephone cable (depending on your modem type) Standard LAN cables Wireless LAN access point or wireless router Modem (DSL or cable) Modem (DSL or cable) Wireless LAN access point...
  • Page 39: Chapter 3: Using The Remote Control

    Chapter 3 Using the Remote Control Installing batteries To install batteries : Remove the battery cover from the back of the remote control. Squeeze tab and lift cover (Sample Illustration) Removing the remote back cover Insert two AAA batteries, corresponding to the (+) and (-) markings on the battery compartment.
  • Page 40: Remote Control Effective Range

    Using the Remote Control Remote control effective range Be sure to use AAA size batteries. Dispose of batteries in a designated disposal area. Always consider the environment when disposing of batteries. Always follow applicable laws and regulations. If the remote does not operate correctly, or if the operating range is reduced, replace the batteries.
  • Page 41: Learning About The Remote Control

    Using the Remote Control Learning about the remote control Learning about the remote control The buttons used for operating the TV are described below. For the HDMI CEC remote control functions, see “HDMI CEC playback ® ® device (Blu-ray /DVD player, etc.) control” on page 94. (Sample Illustration) Remote control overview The error message “NOT AVAILABLE”...
  • Page 42 Using the Remote Control Learning about the remote control The POWER button turns the TV On/Off. When the TV is off, the power LED indicator on the TV front glows red. The PIC SIZE button cycles through the picture sizes, see “Selecting the picture size”...
  • Page 43 Using the Remote Control Learning about the remote control The BACK button returns to the previous screen. The following key functions allow you to control Toshiba HDMI CEC compatible devices via HDMI connection. See ® ® “Using HDMI CEC” on page 93.
  • Page 44: Chapter 4: Menu Layout And Navigation

    Chapter 4 Menu Layout and Navigation Main menu layout The tables below and on the next pages provide a quick overview of your TV’s menu system. To open the menus (illustrated below), press MENU on the remote control. Icon Item Option Picture Picture Mode...
  • Page 45 Menu Layout and Navigation Main menu layout Icon Item Option Sound Balance Adjusts Balance Bass Adjusts Bass Treble Adjusts Treble DTS TruSurround On / Off Sound Mode Standard/Music/Movie/Clear Voice Stable Sound On / Off Dynamic Range Control On / Off TV Speakers On/Off Stereo / Mono / SAP...
  • Page 46: Navigating The Menu System

    Menu Layout and Navigation Navigating the menu system Icon Item Option Get Help Software License Views the software licenses Software Upgrade Performs a software upgrade via the Network System Information Opens the System Information screen Auto Demo Opens Auto Demo menu NOTE Only available if the TV is set to Store mode.
  • Page 47: Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Tv

    Chapter 5 Setting up your TV Initial Setup When you first turn on or reset the TV, the Initial Setup window will appear. In the Menu Language field, press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select your preferred language. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select Time Zone.Then set your desired time zone, using the ◄/►(arrow) buttons and press the OK button. The Store / Home Mode settings window appears. For normal home use, press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select Home, and then press the OK button. The ANT/CABLE In setup window appears.
  • Page 48: Installation Setup Selection

    Setting up your TV Installation setup selection Installation setup selection Menu language You can choose from three different menu language settings (English, Français, and Español) for the on-screen display of menus and messages. To select the menu language: Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu, then highlight Menu Language.
  • Page 49: Storing Channels In Memory (optional)

    Setting up your TV Auto Tuning Storing channels in memory (optional) Open the Channel Tuning menu, highlight ANT/CABLE In, and then press the OK button. Network (Sample Image) Channel tuning menu - Input configuration selection Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select the input source (Cable or Antenna), and then press the OK button to save your new settings.
  • Page 50 Setting up your TV Auto Tuning To program channels automatically: Configure the antenna input source, if you have not already done so, see “ANT/CABLE IN” on page 48. Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu. Highlight Channel Tuning, and then press the OK button. Network (Sample Image) Setup menu - Installation selection Highlight Auto Tuning, and then press the OK button to open the Channel Program menu to begin channel programming.
  • Page 51: Manual Tuning

    Setting up your TV Setting channel skip Manual Tuning Manual Tuning After storing channels in memory, you can manually enter channels if the physical channel is known. Press the MENU button and open the Installation menu. Highlight Channel Tuning and then press the OK button. Highlight Manual Tuning and then press the OK button, the Manual Tuning form will appear.
  • Page 52: Setting The Av Input Mode

    Setting up your TV Setting the time zone Setting the AV input mode To add a channel to the channel memory: Highlight the checked box next to the channel number you wish to add, and then press the OK button to remove the check. You can also block specific channels so that they cannot be tuned until you unlock them.
  • Page 53: Viewing The System Status

    Setting up your TV Viewing the system status To set the Daylight Saving Time status: In the Installation menu, highlight Daylight Saving Time, and press the OK button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select On or Off, and then press the OK button. Viewing the system status In the Get Help menu, highlight System Information, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 54: Chapter 6: Setting Up Your Tv

    Chapter 6 Setting up your TV Selecting the video input source To select the video input source to view: Press the INPUT button on the remote control or TV control panel. Do one of the following: Press 0-4. Repeatedly press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons on the remote control, and then press the OK button to change the input setting.
  • Page 55 Setting up your TV Selecting the video input source You can label the video input sources according to the specific devices you have connected to the TV, see “Labeling the video input sources” on page 56. Sources can be “hidden,” see“Labeling the video input sources”...
  • Page 56: Labeling The Video Input Sources

    Setting up your TV Labeling the video input sources Labeling the video input sources You can label each video input source according to the type of device you have connected to each source. Choose from the following preset list of labels: –...
  • Page 57 Setting up your TV Labeling the video input sources Input labeling example: The screen below left shows the default Input Selection screen (with none of the inputs labeled as a specific device). The screen below (right) is an example of how you can label the inputs if you connected a VCR to ColorStream HD, a video recorder to HDMI 1, and a DVD player to HDMI 2.
  • Page 58: Tuning To The Next Programmed Channel

    Setting up your TV Tuning to the next programmed channel Tuning to the next programmed channel To tune to the next programmed channel, press the CH ▲/▼ (arrow) buttons on the remote control or TV control panel. This feature will not function until you have programmed channels into the TV’s channel memory, see “Storing channels in memory (optional)”...
  • Page 59: Switching Between Two Channels Using Surflock

    Setting up your TV Switching between two channels using SurfLock™ If you press the CH RTN button from a non-antenna input, the TV will return to the last-viewed input. Switching between two channels using SurfLock™ The SurfLock™ feature temporarily “memorizes” one channel to the CH RTN button, so you can return to that channel quickly from any other channel by pressing the CH RTN button.
  • Page 60: Selecting The Picture Size

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size Selecting the picture size You can view many program formats in several picture sizes— Native, 4:3, Full, TheaterWide 1, TheaterWide 2, TheaterWide 3, Normal, and Dot by Dot. The picture size illustrations are examples only. The format of the image (in any of the picture sizes) depends on the format of the signal you are currently watching.
  • Page 61: Full

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size Full The Full setting is for viewing in the 16:9 (480i, 480p) source programs. If receiving a squeezed 4:3 format program, the picture is stretched horizontally to fill the width of the screen but not stretched vertically. The Full setting is for viewing in 1080i, 1080p, and 720p program source.
  • Page 62: Theaterwide 3

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size TheaterWide 3 This setting is for viewing letter box programs with subtitles. (Sample Illustration) Picture size - TheaterWide 3, letter box with subtitles The picture’s top and bottom edges are hidden*. * To view the hidden areas (such as subtitles or captions), see “Scrolling the TheaterWide picture (TheaterWide 2 and 3 only)”...
  • Page 63: Normal

    Setting up your TV Selecting the picture size (Sample Illustration) Picture size - 4:3 Some program formats will display with sidebars and/or bars at the top and bottom. Normal This setting is for viewing VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, and SXGA sources. (Sample Illustration) Picture size - Normal This size is a non-stretched display.
  • Page 64: Scrolling The Theaterwide Tm Picture (theaterwide 2 And 3 Only)

    Setting up your TV Scrolling the TheaterWide picture (TheaterWide 2 and 3 only) Scrolling the TheaterWide picture (TheaterWide 2 and 3 only) You can set separate scroll settings for the TheaterWide 2 and TheaterWide 3 modes for each input. To set the scroll settings: In the Picture Menu, highlight Display Settings, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 65: Using The Auto Aspect Feature

    Setting up your TV Using the Auto Aspect feature Using the 4:3 Stretch Using the Auto Aspect feature When this feature is set to On, the TV will automatically select the picture size when one of the following input sources is received: A 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i digital signal from the ANT/CABLE input.
  • Page 66: Adjusting The Picture

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the picture Adjusting the picture Toshiba HDTVs provide a series of preset Picture Modes with color, contrast and other settings specifically tuned for different types of video content. These Picture Modes include Store, Dynamic, Standard, Movie, Game, and PC. Your personal picture quality adjustments will also be saved as preferences in each Picture Mode for complete control of your viewing experience.
  • Page 67: Adjusting The Picture Quality

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the picture Adjusting the picture To select the picture mode using the menu system: Press the MENU button and open the Picture menu. Highlight Picture Mode, and then press the OK button. Network (Sample Image) Picture menu - Mode selection Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select the picture mode you prefer, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 68: Using Closed Captions

    Setting up your TV Using closed captions To reset to the factory defaults: Press the Menu button. Select Picture ► Reset. Press the OK button. A confirmation screen appears. Select the Yes, and then press the OK button. Any picture setting that you adjust aftects the current input only. You can adjust the picture quality separately for each input.
  • Page 69: Digital Cc Settings

    Setting up your TV Using closed captions If the program or video you selected is not closed captioned, no captions will display onscreen. To view text, highlight T1, T2, T3, or T4. (Sample Illustration) Captions - text If text is not available in your area, a black rectangle may appear on screen.
  • Page 70 Setting up your TV Using closed captions Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to highlight the characteristic you wish to change, and then press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select the format for that characteristic. To save the new settings, highlight Done, and then press the OK button. To revert to the factory defaults, highlight Reset, and then press the OK button. Mode: Description Caption Size...
  • Page 71: Adjusting The Audio

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio Adjusting the audio Muting the sound Press the MUTE button to partially reduce (1/2 Mute) or turn off (Mute) the sound. Each time you press the MUTE button, the mute mode changes in the following order: 1/2 Mute, Mute, Volume, 1/2 Mute, etc.
  • Page 72: Selecting Stereo/sap Broadcasts

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts The multi-channel TV sound (MTS) feature allows you to output high-fidelity stereo sound. MTS also can transmit a second audio program (SAP) containing a second language, music or other audio information (when provided by individual stations). When the TV receives a stereo or SAP broadcast, the icon Stereo or SAP appears when the INFO button is pressed.
  • Page 73: Adjusting The Audio Quality

    Setting up your TV Adjusting the audio Adjusting the audio Adjusting the audio quality You can adjust the audio quality by adjusting the bass, treble and balance. To adjust the audio quality: Press the MENU button and open the Sound menu. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to highlight the item you wish to adjust (Bass, Treble, or Balance), and then press the OK button.
  • Page 74: Using The Dolby ® Digital Dynamic Range Control Feature

    Setting up your TV Selecting the PIN code Highlight Stable Sound, and then press the OK button. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select On. Stable Sound cannot be used at the same time as DTS TruSurround The feature is greyed out until DTS TruSurround is turned Off. Using the Dolby Digital Dynamic Range Control feature ®...
  • Page 75: Changing Or Deleting Your Pin Code

    Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) Changing or deleting your PIN code Press the MENU button and open the Options menu. Highlight Parental PIN Setup, and then press the OK button. Use the number button to enter a 4-digit number. Select Change PIN or Delete PIN.
  • Page 76: Downloading An Additional Rating System

    Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) To save the new settings, highlight Done, and then press the OK button. This feature will be not available if no PIN code is set. Downloading an additional rating system In the future, an additional rating system may become available for use to selectively block TV programs and movies.
  • Page 77 The additional rating system is not designed, transmitted or controlled by the TV or Toshiba, nor is the availability of an additional rating system determined or controlled by Toshiba. Similarly, the rating of programs in an additional rating system is not determined, transmitted or controlled by the TV or Toshiba.
  • Page 78 Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) Rating system Independent rating system for broadcasters: Ratings: Description and Content themes: TV-MA Mature Audience Only (This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17.) L) Crude or indecent language S) Explicit sexual activity V) Graphic violence...
  • Page 79: Displaying Ratings

    Setting up your TV Using parental controls (for USA region) Indication other than rating system: Display: Description: TV-NONE TV None MPAA N/A Movie Not Applicable NOT RATE Movie Not Rated (No rating appears) No rating information is provided If you place an “X” in the box next to “None” Rated, programs rated “None”...
  • Page 80: Using The Input Lock Feature

    Setting up your TV Locking channels Using the input lock feature If the correct code is entered, the program lock mode is released and the normal picture appears. All locking will be enabled again when you change the channel. Using the input lock feature You can use the Input Lock feature to lock the video inputs (Video, ColorStream HD, HDMI 1, HDMI 2 and HDMI 3).
  • Page 81: Using The Gametimer Tm

    Setting up your TV Locking channels Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select a channel in the lock column. Press the OK button. PIN code entry will be required to set a locked channel. If the PIN code has not yet been set, a warning message appears. A check appears in the box. To remove the check, press the OK button.
  • Page 82: Using The Panel Lock Feature

    Setting up your TV Locking channels Using the panel lock feature You can lock the control panel to prevent your settings from being changed accidentally (by children, for example). When Panel Lock is set to On, none of the controls on the control panel operate except the POWER button.
  • Page 83: Mediashare (videos, Music, And Photos)

    Setting up your TV MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) MediaShare provides a simple graphical interface to quickly access and play videos, music, and photos located on a USB flash drive, compatible powered USB hard drives, or a PC, tablet or NAS HDD connected to your home network. To access MediaShare, press the HOME button on the remote control.
  • Page 84 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 USB storage device, it may take some time to load before content is viewable.
  • Page 85: Auto Start Function

    Setting up your TV MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) Auto Start function When Auto Start is enabled, you will be asked if you want to start the MediaShare when a USB device is inserted. If Auto Start is disabled, you must manually start the MediaShare from the menu. To change the Auto Start setting: In the Options menu, highlight MediaShare Setup, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 86: Viewing Photo Files

    Setting up your TV MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) The focus will jump to one of the supported devices at the bottom, select one of them, and then press the OK button. Photo Music Videos (Sample Image) MediaShare setup screen The viewer will open even if there are no photo or music files.
  • Page 87: Single View

    Setting up your TV MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) When you select a folder, press the OK button to move to the next layer, or press the BACK button to return to the previous layer. Press the OK button to view the selected photo in Single View mode.
  • Page 88: Playing Music Files

    Setting up your TV MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) Playing music files You can listen to music from a list of available files. When listening to music files, you can select music lists, play, pause, stop, skip, repeat play, and adjust sound settings. /USB/sda1/Music Directories: 0 Files: 17 Total: 43 Return XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3 XXX .mp3...
  • Page 89: Viewing Photo Files And Playing Music Files At The Same Time

    Setting up your TV MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) During playback, you can adjust the Sound functions from the Quick Menu. To set the repeat mode: Press the MENU button to open the Quick Menu. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select Repeat. Press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select Off, All or 1. Press the BACK button.
  • Page 90: During Playback You Can Do The Following

    Setting up your TV To set the repeat mode: MediaShare (Videos, Music, and Photos) If playback finishes before STOP is pressed, the next file will automatically start to play from the beginning. Depending on the file size, it may take some time for playback to begin.
  • Page 91: Divx

    Setting up your TV DivX® DivX ® To register your TV to a DivX account: ® This TV allows you to play back files purchased or rented from ® DivX Video-On Demand (VOD) services. When you purchase or ® rent DivX VOD files on the internet, you will be asked to enter a registration code. Press the MENU button. ® Select Options > MediaShare Setup > DivX VOD and press OK button.
  • Page 92: To Playback Divx Hd Content

    Setting up your TV Setting the sleep timer To playback DivX HD content: To play in fast reverse or fast forward directions, press the  or  button during playback. Each time you press the  or  button, the playback speed will change. If the content contains no chapter, this TV generates original chapter point in 10% increments for 10 chapters in total, that are accessible by using the Number buttons on the remote...
  • Page 93: No Signal Power Down

    A warning message will appear 1 minute before the TV turns off. Using HDMI ® This is a new feature that uses CEC technology and allows you to control Toshiba HDMI CEC compatible devices from the TV ® remote via HDMI (see “HDMI...
  • Page 94: Hdmi ® Cec Playback Device

    Setting up your TV Using HDMI® CEC HDMI CEC playback device (Blu-ray /DVD player, etc.) control ® With your TV’s remote control, or using the HDMI CEC Player ® Control menu, you can control the connected HDMI ® playback device you are watching. Available remote control key functions Button: Description:...
  • Page 95 Setting up your TV Using HDMI® CEC Item: Description: Power Turns the select device On/Off Root Menu Accesses the root menu of the selected device Contents Menu Accesses the contents list when you press OK. At this time, the HDMI CEC Player Control menu disappears.
  • Page 96: Other Hdmi ® Cec Functions

    Setting up your TV Using HDMI® CEC Other HDMI CEC functions ® When the Enable HDMI CEC Control and each item in the HDMI CEC Control Setup menu are set to On, the following functions will be enabled. Item: Description: TV Auto Power If an HDMI CEC device is turned on, the TV turns on automatically.
  • Page 97: Using The Hdmi® Settings Feature

    Setting up your TV Using the HDMI® settings feature Using the HDMI settings feature ® HDMI 1(2, or 3) RGB Range ® You can select RGB range of HDMI inputs from the following modes, as described below: From the Options menu, highlight Input Options, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 98: Displaying Tv Status Information

    Setting up your TV Displaying TV status information Displaying TV status information To display TV status information using the INFO button: Press the INFO button on the remote control. The following information will be displayed (if applicable): Current input (ANT/CABLE, Video, etc.) If ANT/CABLE is the current input, either “CABLE”...
  • Page 99: Understanding The Last Mode Memory Feature

    Setting up your TV Understanding the last mode memory feature Understanding the last mode memory feature If the power is cut off while you are viewing the TV, the Last Mode Memory feature automatically turns on the TV when the power is resupplied.
  • Page 100: Chapter 7: Using The Tv's Advanced Features

    Chapter 7 Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings ColorMaster™ The ColorMaster™ feature gives you precise control of Hue, Saturation, and Brightness for six primary colors: Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Magenta, and Cyan. Now you can adjust the image color exactly the way you want it.
  • Page 101: Color Temperature

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select a color. Press the OK button. Press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select Hue, Saturation, or Brightness. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to adjust the setting. Repeat Steps 3 through 5 to adjust other colors. To reset the adjustments to the factory defaults, select Reset on the screen.
  • Page 102: Dynalight

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings If the setting is decreased, the detail of black colors is decreased. If the setting is increased, the detail of black colors is increased. DynaLight The DynaLight feature automatically strengthens the black coloring of dark areas in the video according to the level of darkness.
  • Page 103 Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings Noise Reduction MPEG NR The MPEG noise reduction feature allows you to reduce visible interference caused by MPEG compression. From the Picture menu, highlight Advanced Picture Settings, and then press the OK button. Highlight Noise Reduction and then press the OK button.
  • Page 104: Using Your Home Network

    Some features may require an always-on broadband Internet connection, firmware update, and/or additional bandwidth. Third party Internet services are not provided by Toshiba, may change or be discontinued at any time, and may be subject to third party restrictions. Toshiba makes no warranties, representations, or assurances about the content, availability, or functionality of third party content or services.
  • Page 105: When Using A Wireless Network Connection

    Because Wireless LAN products operate within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, Toshiba believes Wireless LAN is safe for use by consumers. These standards and recommendations reflect the consensus of the scientific community and result from deliberations of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature.
  • Page 106: Setting Up The Network

    LAN is not securely protected. Unauthorized users may access your data and network without appropriate security measures. Selecting an encryption setting from your Toshiba TV and using a secure network for wireless LAN transmissions may help avoid unauthorized access to your important data and/or TV. Toshiba disclaims any and all responsibility or liability resulting from any wireless transmissions over the Internet through your Toshiba TV.
  • Page 107: Easy Setup Using Pbc (push Button Configuration)

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network Easy Setup using PBC (Push button configuration) Press the MENU button. Select Network > Network Setup > Wireless Setup and press the OK button. Press ▲/▼ (arrow) buttons to select Easy Setup and press the OK button. Press ▲/▼ (arrow) buttons to select PBC and then press the OK button.
  • Page 108: Manual Setup

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network To cancel searching for the AP: Press the BACK button while searching for the AP. A message appears. Press ◄/► (arrow) buttons to select Yes, and then press the OK button. Assisted Setup Press the MENU button.
  • Page 109 Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to select the Network Name, and then press the OK button. The Software Keyboard window appears. Input the Network Name using the Software Keyboard. For more information, “Using the software keyboard” on page 114. To save your settings, press the Enter button of the Software Keyboard.
  • Page 110: Wireless Information

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network Press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select Yes, and then press the OK button. Settings are not saved if the BACK button is pressed before Done is selected. Wireless Information The settings configured in Wireless Setup can be confirmed. Press the MENU button. Select Network > Network Setup > Wireless Setup, and then press the OK button.
  • Page 111: Advanced Network Setup

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network Even if an AP for IEEE 802.11n is used when Encryption is set to WEP or TKIP, the Speed value might be low. We recommend that the Encryption setting is changed to AES (Under manual setup). When manually setting the IP Address, set Auto Setup to Off.
  • Page 112: Dns Setup

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network Press the ◄/►(arrow) buttons to select the IP Address field and use the 0-9 buttons to enter in a digit. Press the ► (arrow) button to select the subsequent fields. To save the setting, press the OK button. IP address field numbers must be between 0 and 255. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to highlight Subnet Mask, edit in the same way as IP Address. Press the ▲/▼(arrow) buttons to highlight Default Gateway, and edit in the same way as IP Address. If you manually set the IP address, you must not use the same IP address with any other device.
  • Page 113: Network Connection Test

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Setting up the Network Manual Setup: Press the MENU button. Select Network > Network Setup > Advanced Network Setup and press the OK button. Press the ▲/▼ (arrow) buttons to select DNS Setup and then press the OK button. Press the ▲/▼ (arrow) buttons to select Auto Setup and press the OK button.
  • Page 114: Using The Software Keyboard

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the software keyboard Using the software keyboard Favorable Network Connection Test results do not guarantee an Internet Connection. Depending on the situation, some Internet features may not be available. To cancel Network Connection Test, press the EXIT button while searching for the Internet connection.
  • Page 115: Enter Text Using The Software Keyboard

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the software keyboard Enter text using the software keyboard Highlight the desired character on the on-screen software keyboard. Press the OK button. Repeat Step 1 and 2 until you have entered all desired text. Select Done to save your settings and return to the previous screen.
  • Page 116: Performing A Software Upgrade

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Performing a Software Upgrade Viewing the Software Licenses Performing a Software Upgrade TOSHIBA may offer upgrades for the TV’s software in the future. The TV’s software is upgraded via the Network. An Internet connection is required. Before downloading software: Configure your TV to connect to the Internet.
  • Page 117: Using The Tv Application Services Features

    Some features may require an always-on broadband Internet connection, firmware update, and/or additional bandwidth. Third party Internet services are not provided by Toshiba, may change or be discontinued at any time and may be subject to Internet service provider restrictions. Toshiba makes no warranties, representations, or assurances about the content, availability or functionality of thirdparty content or services.
  • Page 118: Watching Movies With Netflix

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Viewing the Software Licenses Watching movies with Netflix ® Press the NETFLIX button on the remote control. Follow the on-screen instructions. After having activated Netflix ® player and prepared an Instant Queue, movies and TV episodes in your Instant Queue will appear on the TV screen.
  • Page 119: Youtube Tm

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Viewing the Software Licenses YouTube YouTube is a video-sharing service managed by YouTube, LLC. This TV allows you to view YouTube content. Press the HOME button to launch the applications bar. Press the ◄/► (arrow) buttons to select YouTube and press the OK button.
  • Page 120: Samba Tv Tm

    Using the TV’s Advanced Features Viewing the Software Licenses Samba TV By recognizing what’s on screen, Samba TV™ learns what you like, and connects you to the shows and actors you love. Across TV, Samba TV delivers a personal television experience. At the first time your home network connects to the Internet, the Enable Samba TV menu will pop up, select the ACCEPT &...
  • Page 121: Chapter 8: Troubleshooting

    Chapter 8 Troubleshooting General troubleshooting Before calling a service technician, review this chapter or visit the Toshiba technical support Web site at support.toshiba.com possible causes/solutions for the problem you are experiencing. Before you begin to troubleshoot any problem, first unplug the TV from the AC wall outlet, wait approximately one minute, and then plug the TV back into the AC wall outlet.
  • Page 122: Picture Problems

    Troubleshooting Picture problems Onscreen Demo Pop-up If your TV is displaying a Demo pop-up screen, reset the Store / Home mode setting to Home. For more information see “Installation setup selection” on page 48. TV will not turn on. Ensure the power cord is plugged in properly, and then press the POWER button.
  • Page 123: Sound Problems

    Troubleshooting Sound problems Noisy picture. If you are watching an analog channel (off-air broadcast or Cable TV), you can set the DNR feature to reduce visible interference in the TV picture, see “DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction)” on page 103. Video Input Selection problems If the Input Selection window does not appear when you press INPUT on the remote control or TV, press INPUT a second time.
  • Page 124: Remote Control Problems

    Troubleshooting Remote control problems Channel tuning problems If you hear no sound, try setting the MTS feature to Stereo mode, “Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts” on page 72. If you are not receiving a second audio program from a known SAP source, make sure the MTS feature is set to SAP mode, see “Selecting stereo/SAP broadcasts”...
  • Page 125: Closed Caption Problems

    The V-Chip feature is available for U.S. V-Chip systems only, see “Using parental controls (for USA region)” on page 75. No HDMI CEC operation ® The HDMI CEC feature is available for Toshiba HDMI ® ® compatible devices. Ensure that HDMI cables with the ( ) Logo are used.
  • Page 126: Network Problems

    Troubleshooting Network problems Legacy HDMI sources. ® Some legacy HDMI sources may not work properly with the latest ® HDMI TV products due to new standard adoption. ® Network problems Cannot connect to the Internet. Check the modem and its incoming cable/telephone connections, “Connecting to a home network”...
  • Page 127 Troubleshooting Network problems Example of proper setup: The computer has the IP address 192.168.0.100 with the Subnet mask 255.255.255.0, the TV has the IP address 192.168.0.101 with the Subnet mask 255.255.255.0; both are on the same subnet. Example: of improper setup: The computer has the IP address 192.168.1.100 with the Subnet mask 255.255.255.0, the TV has the IP address 192.168.0.101 with the Subnet mask 255.255.253.0;...
  • Page 128: Wireless Network Problems

    Troubleshooting Wireless network problems MediaShare problems Wireless network problems Check that the router/AP (Access point) power is On. After starting wireless network setup, confirm that the network is configured properly by performing the network connection test, see “Network Connection Test” on page 113. Check the router/AP’s connection status. If the router/AP does not support PBC or WPS, Easy Setup (PBC) will not work even if the push-button is pressed, see “Wireless Setup”...
  • Page 129: If The Problem Persists After Trying The Solutions

    Troubleshooting If the problem persists after trying the solutions For Connected MediaShare Depending on the media server, it may take time to display the list. If the problem persists after trying the solutions Contact Toshiba at: support.toshiba.com.
  • Page 130: Appendix A: Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications These models comply with the specifications listed below. Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. These models may not be compatible with features and/or specifications that may be added in the future. Television system NTSC standard ATSC standard 8VSB Digital Cable...
  • Page 131: Power Source

    Specifications Power source Power source 120V AC, 60 Hz Power maximum current 40L3400U 1.1 A 50L3400U 1.4 A Power consumption 40L3400U 0.3 W in Standby mode 50L3400U 0.3 W in Standby mode Audio power 40L3400U 50L3400U Speaker type 40L3400U Two 5.98 x 1.57 x 1.42”...
  • Page 132: Hdmi ® Input

    WEP 64/128, TKIP, AES, WPA/WPA2-PSK, WPS, None Ethernet IEEE 802.3. Universal Serial Bus Specification, Revison 1.1. Universal Serial Bus Specification, Revison 2.0. Dimensions (with stand) Width 36.5” (928 mm) Height 23.1” (588 mm) 40L3400U Depth 7.6” (194 mm) Width 44.2” (1122 mm) Height 27.6” (702 mm) 50L3400U Depth 8.5” (217 mm)
  • Page 133: Weight (mass)

    Specifications Supplied accessories Weight (mass) 40L3400U 20.9 lbs (9.5 kg) 50L3400U 35.1 lbs (15.9 kg) Operating conditions 32ºF - 95ºF (0ºC - 35ºC) Temperature 20 - 80 % (no moisture condensation) Humidity Supplied accessories Remote control with two size “AAA” batteries...
  • Page 134: Acceptable Signal Formats For Hdmi

    Specifications Acceptable signal formats for HDMI® Acceptable signal formats for HDMI ® HDMI signal formats ® Format Resolution V. Frequency H. Frequency Pixel Clock Frequency 640 x 480 59.940 Hz 31.469 kHz 25.175 MHz SVGA 800 x 600 60.317 Hz 37.879 kHz 40.000 MHz 1024 x 768...
  • Page 135: Appendix B: License Agreement

    TOSHIBA, and protected by the Copyright Act, an international treaty’s articles and other governing laws. The software components which are made or developed originally by TOSHIBA and not subject to EULAs are not a target of source code offering.
  • Page 136 (English) as exactly written by the respective parties other than TOSHIBA. For at least three (3) years from the date of distribution of the this product, Toshiba will give to anyone who contacts Toshiba Consumer Solutions at (800) 631-3811, for a charge of no...
  • Page 137 License Agreement deletions, or changes to the original files must be clearly indicated in accompanying documentation. (2) If only executable code is distributed, then the accompanying documentation must state that “this software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group”. (3) Permission for use of this software is granted only if the user accepts full responsibility for any undesirable consequences;...
  • Page 138 License Agreement This license applies to all files found in such packages, and which do not fall under their own explicit license. The license affects thus the FreeType font engine, the test programs, documentation and makefiles, at the very least. This license was inspired by the BSD, Artistic, and IJG (Independent JPEG Group) licenses, which all encourage inclusion and use of free software in commercial and freeware products alike.
  • Page 139: Appendix C: Index

    Appendix C Index functions HDMI® CEC input source Acceptable signal formats for HDMI® selection HDMI® signal formats 132 VOLUME and MUTE controls of Additional Safety Precautions Audio Receiver 94 Installation, Care, and Service Choosing a location for your LED TV Base closed captions To Display your LED TV on the Digital CC settings...
  • Page 140 Overview of installation, setup, and use 17 Edge Enhancer 103 Enter a new PIN code Forgotten PIN code last mode memory feature 99 Changing or deleting your PIN License Agreement code License Information on the software used in the TOSHIBA Digital TV...
  • Page 141 Index Pre-Installed Software - EULA TheaterWide 1 61 Exhibit A 134 TheaterWide 2 61 Locks menu TheaterWide 3 62 setting pin code 74 pin code changing 75 deleting 75 entering PIN code 74 MediaShare 83 forgotten 74 Menu Layout and Navigation Power maximum current Main menu layout Power consumption...
  • Page 142 Index Using the 4:3 Stretch ENERGY STAR® User Using the FREEZE feature 64 Information Setting channel skip Important notes about your TV 6 Setting the AV input mode Trademark Information Setting the time zone Copyright Viewing the system status 51 Notice 9 Setting the sleep timer Troubleshooting...
  • Page 143 Index Installing batteries Remote control effective range Learning about the remote control Using the TV’s Advanced Features Using the advanced picture settings ColorMaster™ Base Color Adjustment 100 Video/audio terminals Video/audio input ColorStream™ (component video) HD input HDMI®input 130 video input sources labeling 56...

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  • MaryAnn Feb 22, 2019 03:34:
    Is my Toshiba 40L3400U TV bluetooth enabled? Will it support wireless headphones​? Is so, how do I sync up the headphones with the TV?
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    A very good tv I love ❤ it I just cannot find my users manual
  • kevin Jan 13, 2017 02:15:
    trying to hook up wireless head sets to my toshiba 40l3400u , do I need to have a cable for the digital audio out or can i plug the rca plugs in the audio jacks?