LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. Color television OWNER’S MANUAL 30FZ4D MODELS: 32FZ4D-UA TruSurround XT Please read this manual carefully and completely before operating your TV. Retain this manual for future reference. Record model number and serial number of the TV in the spaces provided below.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Important safety instructions shall be provided with each apparatus. This information shall be given in a separate booklet or sheet, or be located before any operating instructions in an instruction for installation for use and supplied with the appa- ratus.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
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Front Panel Controls ON/OFF ON/OFF Index Switches LED Display on or off. Remote control sensor Standby indicator (Illuminates brightly when the TV is in standby mode. Dims when the TV is switched on.) TV/VIDEO MENU VOL left/ right Volume( ) button increases the sound level and vol- ume( ) button decreases the sound level.
Rear Connections Panel Connecting external equipment to your TV. CALIBRATION Digital Audio Output Optical Connects to external DIGITAL audio equipment AUDIO OUTPUT OPTICAL like a home theater system. DIGITAL AUDIO INPUT Digital Audio Input OPTICAL Optical (DVI) Connects to digital audio from various types of equipment.
Side Connections Panel There are four jacks on the lower-right front side of your TV that make connecting Audio/Video devices like video games and camcorders very simple. The jacks are like those found on the back jack connection panel. This means that most equipment that connects to those types of jacks on the rear jackpack, may be connected to the Side connection panel (FRONT VIDEO).
Antenna / Cable Service Hookup Connect an antenna and/or cable service to your TV as shown. Turn to page 21 to do a channel search with EZ Scan. If you receive your RF signal through an antenna that is several years old and con- nects with two small prongs, you will need to purchase a 300 to 75 ohm adapter.
Cable Box Connections Locate the output jack on the back of your cable box. Connect this to the Cable jack on the back of your TV. Or find the composite video and audio jacks on the back of your cable box, and connect them following the instructions provided with your equipment.
VCR Connections Locate the Cable jack on the back of your TV. Connect this to out jack on the back of your VCR. Or find the composite video and audio jacks on the back of your VCR, and connect them following the instructions provided with your equipment.
DVD Player Find the component or S-Video jacks for video connections, depending on your DVD connec- tors. Then make the correspond- ing audio connections. See the diagram for either set up. You may connect either the composite video or the S-Video cables to your TV.
Set-top box Hookup Find the audio and Y, P jacks or HDMI/DVI output port on the back of your set-top box and connect them fol- lowing the instructions provided with your equipment. Connect these cables to your TV as shown. The DTV shows the sharpest picture in 720p/1080i mode.
Monitor Out Setup Your TV has a special signal output capa- bility which allows you to hook up a sec- ond TV or monitor. Just connect the second TV or monitor to the Monitor output Audio/Video jacks located on the back of your TV. See the Operating Manual of the second TV or monitor for further details regarding that device’s input settings.
External Stereo Hook up Variable Audio Output, L-Audio-R to Amplifier system for Left/Right front speaker sound. Locate the Variable Audio Out jacks on the back of your TV and the Input jacks on the back of your stereo's amplifier. Connect the two jacks, making sure that the right and left channels are connected correctly.
Digital Audio Output Send the TV’s audio out to external audio equipment (stereo system) via the Digital Audio Output Optical port. Connect one end of an optical cable to the TV Digital Audio Optical Output port. Connect the other end of the optical cable to the digital audio optical input on the audio equipment.
HDMI - HDMI , the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC." - This DTV can receive the High-Definition Multimedia Interface(HDMI) or Input of Digital Visual Interface(DVI). - This DTV supports HDCP(High-bandwidth Digital Contents Protection) Protocol for DTV(480p, 720p, 1080i) modes. - When you Connect with HDMI Source Devices (DVD Player or Set Top Box) supporting Auto HDMI function, automatically, support Plug &...
Remote Control Functions in TV Mode MODE Selects the remote operating mode: TV, VCR, Cable, DVD or Satellite. Select other operating modes, for the remote to operate external devices. TV INPUT Switches TV mode or CATV mode. TV/VIDEO Selects: Antenna, Cable, Video1, Video2, Front video, Component 1-2 and HDMI/DVI input sources.
Remote Control Functions in TV Mode COMP2 Selects the Component 2 input source. HDMI Selects the HDMI input source. NUMBER KEYPAD For direct channel selection and programming functions. DASH(-) Is used to enter a program num- ber for multiple program channels such as 2-1,2-2,etc.
Turning the TV On First, connect antenna cable and power cord correctly. At this moment, the TV switches to standby mode. In standby mode to turn TV on, press the POWER, CH +/-, TV/VIDEO, FRONT or number buttons on the remote control or TV/VIDEO or CH Select the viewing source by using TV/VIDEO, COMP, FRONT or HDMI button on the remote control.
EZ Scan (Channel Search) Automatically finds all channels available through antenna or cable inputs, and stores them in memory on the channel list. Use pages 9-16 to connect external equipment to your TV. If you have done so, plug in your TV to a standard 120V, 60Hz power outlet.
Channel Edit Create two different types of channel lists in memory: “Custom list” and “Favorite channel list” from the default channel list made in the EZ scan menu. A custom list can be created by toggling each channel on or off with the (Enter) key.
DTV Signal Lets you know how strong your DTV signal is and whether you need to adjust your antenna or digital cable input. The higher the signal strength, the less likely you are to experience degradation. Using the SIGNAL button Press the SIGNAL button on the remote control.
Channel Label Setup Choose preset labels for your channels. Use Channel +/- on your remote control in the Ch Label menu to select a channel for labeling, and choose a suit- able label for your channel by pressing label to the selected channel. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the SETUP menu.
Input Source Selection Note: Changes the picture source for the screen so you can watch your on-air TV, cable TV, VCR, DVD, or any other devices that are connected to your TV. Using the TV/VIDEO, FRONT, COMP1-2 and HDMI button Use the TV/VIDEO, FRONT, COMP1-2, and HDMI button to select the input source.
VIDEO Menu Each video menu adjustment doesn’t effect other input sources. Readjust Video menu for each input source. EZ Picture This function adjusts the TV to the best picture appear- ance. Select the preset value in the EZ Picture menu based on the program category.
VIDEO Menu Manual Video Control Adjust the picture appearance to suit your preference and viewing situations. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the VIDEO menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to access the VIDEO menu.
Press EXIT button to return to TV viewing or press MENU button to return to the previous menu. - XD is LG Electronic’s unique picture improving technology to display a real HD source through an advanced digital signal processing algorithm.
AUDIO Menu Audio Language Other languages may be available only if a digital signal is being sent by the broadcasting station. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the AUDIO menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to access the AUDIO menu.
AUDIO Menu Stereo/SAP Broadcasts Setup This TV can receive MTS stereo programs and any SAP (Secondary Audio Program) that accompanies the stereo program; if the station transmits an additional sound signal as well as the original one. Use the SAP button to select your desired MTS mode in analog signal. Each time you press the SAP button, MONO, STEREO, or SAP appear in turn.
AUDIO Menu Manual Sound Control Adjust the sound to suit your taste and room situations. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the AUDIO menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to access the AUDIO menu.
AUDIO Menu is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. TruSurround XT technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Front Surround Using the SURROUND button Use the SURROUND button to select Front Surround option.
Auto Clock Setup Sets the time automatically through the digital channel signal. The digital channel signal includes information for the current time provided by the broadcasting station. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the TIME menu option.
Manual Clock Setup If current time setting is erased by a power failure or if TV is unplugged, reset the clock. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the TIME menu option. Press the RIGHT arrow button to activate the Time menu.
TV Turn Off Time Setup Lets you set an automatic daily turn off time for your TV. Off Timer function overrides On Timer function if they are both set to the same time. You must set the current time on the clock before using on/off timers.
TV Turn On Time Setup Lets you set an automatic daily turn on time for your TV. Off timer function overrides on timer function if they are both set to the same time. Unless a button is pressed within two hours after the TV is turned on by the On Timer function, the TV will auto- matically turn off.
Sleep Timer Setup Lets you select the amount of time if you want your TV to turns itself off, automatically. Using the TIMER button Press the TIMER button on the remote control repeatedly to select the number of minutes. First the Off option will appear on the screen, followed in sequence 10, 20, 30, 60, 90, 120, 180, and 240.
Auto Off If there is no input signal, the TV can be set up to switch to standby mode automatically after 10 minutes. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the TIME menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to go to the TIME menu.
Aspect Ratio Control Lets you choose the way that an analog picture with a 4:3 aspect ratio is displayed on your TV with a 16:9 ratio. When you receive an analog picture with a 4:3 aspect ratio on your 16:9 TV, you need to specify how the picture is to be displayed according to your preference.
Captions Select a caption mode for displaying captioning informa- tion when provided on the program. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the OPTION menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to activate the OPTION menu.
Captions/Text Analog caption displays information at any position on the screen usually the program's dialog. Text displays information, usually at the bottom position and is used for a data service, generally not program related. Caption/Text, if provided by the broadcaster, would be available for both digital and analog channels on the Antenna/Cable source.
Caption Option Menu Customize the DTV/CADTV captions that will appear on your screen. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the OPTION menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to access the OPTION menu. Use the UP/DOWN arrow to select the Caption Option, then press the RIGHT arrow button.
On-Screen Menu Languages Select your preferred language for the menus: English, Español (Spanish), or Français (French). Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the OPTION menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to go to the OPTION menu.
Velocity Modulation Use this function to improve the outline distinction of the picture's edges. If you select VM ‘Off’, the TV will automatically return the pictures' edge appearance to factory settings. Press the MENU button on the remote con- trol, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the OPTION menu.
Cinema 3:2 Mode Setup Most movies are 24 frames/sec, but TV signal is 30 frames/sec. This option lets the TV do 3:2 pull-down operation for you to watch movies at the best motion appearance. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the OPTION menu.
EZ Demo Shows you how to navigate the TV's on-screen menus. Press the MENU button on the remote control, then use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select the OPTION menu. Press the RIGHT arrow button to access the OPTION menu. Use the UP/DOWN arrow button to select EZ Demo, then press the RIGHT arrow button.
Parental Lock Setup Lets you set up blocking schemes to block specific channels, ratings, and viewing sources. A password is required to gain access to this menu if the Lock System is activated. If the lock is already set, enter the password as requested. The TV is set up with the initial password ‘0’, ‘0’, ‘0’, ‘0’...
Parental Lock Setup (Continued) Parental Lock Rating Descriptions TV-Y (All Children): Program is appropriate for all children. TV-Y7 (Children 7 years and Older): Program is designed for children age 7 and above. TV-G (General audience): Most parents would find this program suitable for all ages. TV-PG (Parental guidance suggested): Program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.
Programming the Remote The remote control for your HD receiver is a multi- brand or universal remote control. It can be pro- grammed to operate most remote-controllable devices of other manufacturers. Note that the remote control may not control all models of other brands.
Programming Codes VCRs Brand Codes Brand AIWA AKAI 016 043 046 124 125 146 KENWOOD AMPRO ANAM 031 033 103 AUDIO DYNAMICS 012 023 039 LLOYD BROKSONIC 035 037 129 CANON 028 031 033 CAPEHART MAGIN CRAIG 003 040 135 MAGNAVOX CURTIS MATHES 031 033 041...
Programming Codes Brand Codes Brand ALPHASTAR DSR AMPLICA GENERAL INSTRUMENT 003 004 016 BIRDVIEW 051 126 129 CAPETRONICS HITACHI CHANNEL MASTER 013 014 015 HOUSTON TRACKER 018 036 055 CHAPARRAL 008 009 012 HUGHES HYTEK CITOH JANIEL CURTIS MATHES 050 145 JERROLD DRAKE 005 006 007...
Programming Codes CATV Brand Codes Brand 003 004 039 042 046 052 ANTRONIK M-NET ARCHER 005 007 014 MACOM MAGNAVOX CABLE STAR CENTURION MEMOREX CENTURY MOVIE TIME CITIZEN COLOUR VOICE 065 090 COMBANO 080 081 COMTRONICS 019 030 DIAMOND PANASONIC EAGLE 020 030 040 PARAGON...
Maintenance Early malfunctions can be prevented. Careful and regular cleaning can extend the amount of time you will have your new TV. Be sure to turn the power off and pull out the power cord before you begin any cleaning. SCREEN CLEANING 1.
Maintenance (Continued) PICTURE INTERFERENCE Even though you may be getting cable, the signal may be weak, which means the quality of your picture may suffer due to other factors. If there are problems with the image on your TV, consult the Troubleshooting guide on the following pages. You may also want to contact your cable service provider to determine if the problem is from the cable service.
Troubleshooting Some quick and easy tips for fixing problems yourself. SYMPTOM Snowy picture and unclear sound. Multiple images or ‘ghost shadows.’ Interference: Sharp lines across the screen and unclear sound. Normal picture but no sound. No picture and unclear sound. No picture or sound.
Troubleshooting (Continued) SYMPTOM Remote control doesn’t work. Menu options can’t be changed or selected. No picture or sound when any non-cable source is selected. Weak or no Stereo Sound when using a stereo VCR. Time is incorrect. P A G E 5 6 POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS •...
Glossary A list of definitions for some of the words found in this guide. 75 OHM RF CABLE The round cable that comes from an off-air antenna or cable service provider. Each end looks like a hex shaped nut with a wire sticking through the middle, and it screws onto the threaded jack on the back of your TV.
Glossary (Continued) A list of definitions for some of the words found in this guide. FAVORITE CHANNELS INPUT JACK MODE MONO SOUND OUTPUT SECOND AUDIO PROGRAMMING/SAP SIGNAL SOURCE STEREO SOUND TUNER P A G E 5 8 This function created a customized list of your favorite chan- nels.
Product Specifications Model Horizontal Size (inches) Height (inches) Thickness (inches) Weight (pounds) Power requirement Television system Television Channel Power consumption (W) Antenna Audio Output (W) Supplied accessories Screen Aspect Ratio External input ports Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. 32FZ4D-UA 37.17 21.77...
LG COLOR TELEVISION LIMITED WARRANTY – USA Your LG Color Television will be will repaired or replaced, at LG’s option, if it proves to be defective in material or work- manship under normal use, during the warranty period ("Warranty Period") listed below, effective from the date ("Date of Purchase") of original consumer purchase of the product.