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Turn your own living room into a movie theatre! Experience an amazing level of multi- ■ Receives digital terrestrial broadcastings using an integrated DVB (Digital V ideo Broadcasting) tuner ■ Sharp pictures with HDMI connection ■ Links up and controls the connected equipment with “VIERA Link” 2
Quick Start Guide Viewing Advanced FAQs, etc. media excitement Contents Be Sure to Read Safety Precautions ······································4 • (Warning / Caution) Notes ··························································· 5 Enjoy rich multi-media • Maintenance ··············································· 5 • Quick Start Guide SD memory Card Accessories / Options ········· 6 • Basic Connection ·················· 8 • Identifying Controls ············ 11 Camcorder • Auto Tuning ···
Safety Precautions Warning Handling the mains plug and lead Insert the mains plug fully into the socket outlet. (If the mains plug is loose, it could generate heat and cause ﬁ re.) • Ensure that the mains plug is easily accessible. • Ensure the earth pin on the mains plug is securely connected to prevent electrical shock. • Do not touch the mains plug with a wet hand. (This may cause electrical shock.) • Do not use any mains lead other than that provided with this TV. (This may cause ﬁ re
Notes Caution Do not display a still picture for a long time This causes the image to remain on the plasma ■ When cleaning the TV , remove the screen (“image retention”). mains plug This is not considered a malfunction and is not Cleaning an energized TV may cause electrical shock. covered by the warranty. • ■ When the TV is not going to be used for a Typical still images Programme number and other logos long period of time, remove the mains plug • Image displayed in 4:3 mode This TV wil
Accessories / Options Standard accessories Check that you have the accessories and items shown Remote Control Batteries for the Clamper (2) Mains Lead OK Remote Control (2) N2QAYB000228 p. 10 p. 8 13 2 • 46 5 R6 (AA) 79 8 • 0 CH VOL TV Operating Instructions Cleaning cloth Pedestal (ST-42R4-WG / ST-50R4-WG) with Warranty TBLX0049 • statement (TH-42PX80A) TBLX0051 • (TH-50PX80A) p. 7 This product contains possibly dangerous parts (such as plastic bags), that can be breathed in or swal
Accessories / Options Quick Start Guide • Attaching the pedestal Warning Do not disassemble or modify the pedestal. Otherwise the TV may fall over and become damaged, and personal injury may result. • Caution Do not use any other TV and displays. Otherwise the TV may fall over and become damaged, and personal injury may result. • Do not use the pedestal if it becomes warped or physically damaged. If you use the pedestal while it is physically damaged, personal injury may result. Contact your
Basic Connection External equipment and cables shown are not supplied with this TV. Please ensure that the unit is disconnected from the mains socket before attaching or disconnecting any leads. When disconnecting the mains lead, be absolutely sure to disconnect the mains plug at the socket outlet ﬁ rst. Example 1 Connecting aerial TV only Rear of the TV Aerial Push until both Make sure that side tabs click the mains lead is securely ﬁ xed. AC 220-240 V To remove from the TV: 50 / 60 Hz •
Basic Connection Quick Start Guide • Example 2 Connecting DVD Recorder / VCR TV, DVD Recorder or VCR Rear of the TV Aerial AC 220-240 V 50 / 60 Hz Mains lead (supplied) ANT AV IN 12 S VIDEO PC VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO Y Y L L L L PB/CB PB/CB AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO R R R R PR/CR PR/CR COMPONENT COMPONENT MONITOR DIGITAL AUDIO OUT OUT AV1 IN AV2 IN AV3 IN RCA cable AUDIO VIDEO RF cable RF OUT OUT OUT RF cable RF IN DVD Recorder or VCR Note VIERA Link connection p. 38 • If your recorder is no
Basic Connection Example 3 Connecting DVD Recorder / VCR and Set top box TV, DVD Recorder / VCR and Set top box Rear of the TV Aerial AC 220-240 V 50 / 60 Hz Mains lead (supplied) RF cable ANT DVD Recorder or VCR RF OUT AV IN 12 S VIDEO PC VIDEO AUDIO AUDIO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO OUT OUT IN IN RF IN RF cable VIDEO Y Y L L L L PB/CB PB/CB AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO AUDIO R R R R PR/CR PR/CR COMPONENT COMPONENT MONITOR DIGITAL OUT AV1 IN AV2 IN AV3 IN AUDIO OUT RCA cable RCA cable Fully wired HDMI
Identifying Controls Quick Start Guide • Basic Connection • Identifying Controls TV Function select Volume / Contrast / Brightness / Colour / • Sharpness / Tint (NTSC mode) / Bass / Lift door to open Treble / Balance / Auto Tuning (p. 30) AV IN AUDIO 3 AV4 IN S VIDEO VIDEO L R Changes the Headphones AV4 HDMI3 SD Card input mode jack terminals terminal slot (p. 42) (p. 42) (p. 42) (p. 37) Increases or decreases the programme position by one. When a function is already displayed, pre
Auto Tuning Search and store TV programmes automatically. These steps are not necessary if the setup has been completed by your local dealer. Plug the TV into mains socket and switch On (Takes a few seconds to be displayed) 1 You can now use the remote • control to turn On the TV or turn the TV to standby mode. (Power LED: On) Select your state Select State / Territory 2 New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory Victoria POWER Queensland INPUT South Australia select Western Australia A
Auto Tuning Quick Start Guide • Many features available on this TV can be accessed via the On Screen Display menu. ■ How to use remote control MENU Open the main menu Move the cursor / select the menu Move the cursor / adjust levels / select from a range of options Access the menu / store settings after adjustments have been made or options OK have been set RETURN Return to the previous menu Using the On Screen EXIT Exit the menu system and return to the normal viewing screen Displays ■ O
W atching TV Turn power on POWER Mains power On / Off switch should be On. (p. 11) 1 • If “Shop” is displayed on the top right of the screen, • reset settings in “Shipping Condition” (p. 32), and select “Home” in “Auto Tuning” (p. 12). POWER Select DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) or INPUT Analogue mode ASPECT EXIT 2 Also possible to select the mode using the • TV button on the front panel of the TV. (p. 11) OK MENU RETURN Information banner RG Y B appears whenever you select a program
Watching TV Viewing • ■ Other useful functions Display Information banner INFO Also appears when changing a programme • Event Programme Current time Category Example: 1 TEN Digital All DVB Services 10:30 am Select FAV List Coronation Street 9:00 am - 11:00 am Software update Now Rating: PG Bad Signal 45 DVB: Event Start / Finish time Analogue: Programme status Features available / Message meanings Sound mute On Subtitle service available I II , , , Audio mode (Analogue mode) (p. 45) Teletext
Watching TV ■ Other useful functions Aspect Selection ASPECT 16:9 Change the aspect ratio 14:9 Just 4:3 4:3 Full Zoom1 Enjoy viewing the picture at its optimum size and aspect. Zoom2 Zoom3 Select EXIT Change Display Aspect While the list is displayed, RETURN Selection list select the mode Aspect ASPECT store Selection list select To change the mode using the ASPECT button only • ASPECT (Press repeatedly until you reach the desired mode) 16:9 14:9 Directly displays the Displays the ima
Using TV Guide Viewing • Watching TV • Using TV Guide Using TV Guide enables you to select programme easily, view event informations, etc. TV Guide ―Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) provides an on-screen listing of the programmes currently broadcast and the future broadcasts over the next seven days (depending on the broadcasters). Analogue programmes will be listed after DVB programmes. “D” means DVB programme and “A” means • Analogue programme. View TV Guide GUIDE POWER Each time presse
Viewing Teletext You can enjoy teletext broadcasting, including news, weather forecasts and subtitles, if this service is provided by the broadcasters. What is FASTEXT mode? In FASTEXT mode, four differently coloured subjects are situated at the bottom of the screen. To access more information about one of these subjects, press the appropriately coloured button. This facility enables fast access to information on the subjects shown. What is TOP mode? (in case of TOP text broadcasting) TOP is
Viewing Teletext Viewing • Stop automatic updating (If you wish to hold the current page without updating) HOLD HOLD HOLD ■ To resume Return to the main index page INDEX INDEX Display subtitles Call up STTL Call up P801 (subtitle page) if available. • subtitles If you press this button during P801 is displayed, teletext mode will be • cancelled and return to TV. Watch TV and Teletext in two windows at once View in MENU Select Picture and text multi (Press twice) • On or Off window Opera
Watching Videos and DVDs Connect the external equipment (VCRs, DVD equipment, etc.) and you can watch the input. To connect the equipment p. 8-10 • The Remote Control is capable of operating some functions of selected Panasonic external equipment. Display the Input select menu 1 INPUT ASPECT EXIT Select the input mode connected to the equipment OK watch Input Selection MENU RETURN 2 AV1 AV2 AV3 select AV4 OPTION DIRECT TV REC PC HDMI1 HDMI2 HDMI3 13 2 TV You can also select the input using
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