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Index Appendix Using the TV’s
Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba TV. This manual will Child Safety help you use the many exciting features of your new TV. Before operating the TV, please read this manual It Makes A Difference completely, and keep it nearby for future reference. Where Your TV Stands Safety Precautions Congratulations on your purchase! As you enjoy your new TV, keep these safety tips in mind: WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, The Issue DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN
Important Safety Instructions Installation, Care, and Service 1) Read these instructions. Installation 2) Keep these instructions. Follow these recommendations and precautions and heed all 3) Heed all warnings. warnings when installing your TV: 4) Follow all instructions. 15) Never modify this equipment. Changes or modifications may void: a) the warranty, and b) the user’s authority to operate this equipment under the rules of the Federal 5) Do not use this apparatus near Communications Commissi
29) [This item applies to projection TVs only.] If the air temperature rises suddenly (for example, when the TV is 23) Always operate this equipment from first delivered), condensation may form on the lenses. This a 120 VAC, 60 Hz power source only. can make the picture appear distorted or the color appear faded. If this happens, turn off the TV for 6 to 7 hours to allow the condensation to evaporate. 30)For added protection of your TV from lightning and power 24) Always make sure the antenna sy
Using the strobe function .................................................. 29 Introduction......................................................................... 6 Using the LOCKS menu .......................................................... 30 Welcome to Toshiba .................................................................... 6 Entering the PIN code ...................................................... 30 Exploring your new TV .........................................................
PIC SIZE STROBE Introduction Welcome to Toshiba Congratulations! You have purchased one of the finest TVs on the Please Note market. The goal of this manual is to guide you through setting up and operating your Toshiba TV as quickly as possible. On some models, the SET UP menu automatically appears on- Instructions in this manual are based on using the remote control. screen the first time the TV is You can also use the controls on the TV if they have the same name as turned on. those on the rem
Connecting your TV Coaxial (antenna) cable Note: Cables are not supplied with your TV. Coaxial cable is the cable that comes in from your antenna, cable TV service, or cable converter box. Coaxial cable uses “F” connectors. Standard stereo A/V cables usually come in sets of three, and are typically Standard stereo A/V cables color-coded according to use: yellow for video, red for stereo right audio, and (typically color-coded yellow for video, red and white for audio) white for stereo le
Connecting a cable converter box This connection allows you to watch basic and premium cable Note: channels. When you use a converter box with your TV, the remote control will not operate some To use the TV’s features, select ANT-1. To view premium channels, features, such as programming your favorite select ANT-2, tune the TV to channel 3 or 4 (whichever channel is channels, labeling channels, and locking vacant in your area), and use the converter box to change channels. channels. You will nee
Connecting a DVD player or satellite receiver and a VCR This connection allows you to watch DVD/satellite, VCR, and TV Note: programs, and record one TV channel while watching another For the highest possible picture quality from a non-component video DVD player/satellite channel. receiver, you must use an S-video cable You will need: between the TV and DVD player/satellite • two (or three, if satellite receiver is used) coaxial cables (one or receiver. (If your DVD player or satellite more may
® Connecting a DVD player with ColorStream (component video) and a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch DVD, VCR, and TV programs, For the highest possible picture quality, use and record TV programs. You can record one channel while watching component video cables between the TV and another channel. DVD player. You can connect the Your TV has ColorStream (component video) inputs. Connecting ColorStream cables from the DVD player to your TV to a component video-compatible DVD player (su
Connecting a DTV receiver/set-top box with component video and a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch DTV (digital TV broadcast), VCR, and TV programs, and record DTV and TV programs. You can For the highest possible picture quality, use component video cables between the TV and record from one source while watching a program from another DTV receiver. You can connect the source. component video cables from the DTV Your TV has ColorStream (component video) inputs. Connecting receiver to
Connecting two VCRs This connection allows you to record (dub/edit) from one VCR to another VCR while watching a videotape. You can also record from one TV channel while watching another TV channel. You will need: • two coaxial cables (one or more may be provided by your cable Note: company) If you have S-VHS VCRs, use S-video cables instead of standard video cables. Do not • two pairs of audio cables (two single audio cables for mono connect a standard video cable and an VCRs) S-video cable to
Connecting an audio system TV This connection allows you to use an audio amplifier to adjust the ANT(75 ) audio level. This also allows you to use external speakers. ANT-1 OUT ANT-2 IN To control the audio, turn on the TV and the stereo amplifier, and IN OUT S-VIDEO turn off the built-in speakers (see “Turning off the built-in speakers” COLOR COLOR VIDEO STREAM STREAM VIDEO Y Y HD - 1 HD - 2 VAR on page 45). AUDIO L/ L/MONO PB PB MONO L L AUDIO CENTER AUDIO CHANNEL IN You will need: L R AUDIO
PIC SIZE STROBE Using the remote control Note: Preparing the remote control for use Your TV’s remote control may not operate With the remote control, you can operate your TV, most VCR certain features on your VCR, cable TV models, and cable TV converters together, even if they are different converter, or other electronic device. brands. If you will be using your TV with a Toshiba VCR, your Refer to the owner’s manuals for your other remote control is already programmed and ready to use. If you o
PIC SIZE STROBE Programming the remote control for use with a non-Toshiba VCR or cable TV converter RECALL LIGHT RECALL POWER The remote control is pre-programmed to operate Toshiba VCRs. To POWER TV use the remote control to operate a non-Toshiba VCR or cable CABLE MUTE TV/VIDEO TIMER VCR converter, follow the steps below to program the remote control. 1. Refer to the “VCR code table” or “Cable TV converter code 12 3 CH table” on pages 16-17 to find the corresponding code for your Channel yz 45
VCR code table Brand name Code number Adventura 019 Jensen 060 Quasar 054,096 Aiko 297 JVC 027,060,086 Radio Shack 019,056,344 Aiwa 019 Kenwood 057,060,086 Radix 056 Akai 060,068,080,125, KLH 091 Randex 056 261 Kodak 054,056 RCA 061,079,084,096, American High 054 Lloyd 019 124,125,168,221 Asha 259 Lloyd’s 227 Realistic 019,054,056,065, Audiovox 056 Logik 091 066,067,081,085, Beaumark 259 LXI 056 123,259 Bell & Howell 123 Magnavox 054,058,100,129, Ricoh 053 Brandt 206 168 Runco 058 Broksonic 140,
Cable TV converter code table Brand name Code number ABC 020,022,026,027, Samsung 059,163 030,032,033,036, Scientific Atlanta 025,027,036,296 066 Signal 034,059 Antronix 041 Signature 030 Archer 041,058,172 SL Marx 059 Belcor 075 Sprucer 040 Cable Star 075 Standard Cabletenna 041 Components 174 Cableview 041 Starcom 022,034,066 Century 172 Stargate 034,059 Citizen 172 Starquest 034 Colour Voice 044,050 Sylvania 020 Comtronics 059,079 Teleview 059 Contec 038 Texscan 020 Dae Ryung 027 Tocom 031,03
PIC SIZE STROBE Learning about the remote control POWER turns the TV on and off RECALL displays screen information (page 46) LIGHT RECALL POWER LIGHT illuminates the keypad for five seconds TV CABLE TIMER sets the TV to turn off at a specific time (page 41) MUTE TV/VIDEO TIMER VCR TV/VIDEO selects video input source (pages 20, 39) MUTE mutes the sound (page 42) 12 3 CH TV/CABLE/VCR switches between TV, Cable and VCR (pages 14-15) 45 6 Channel y z cycles through programmed channels (page 22) 78
PIC SIZE STROBE Setting up your TV TV front panel Learning about the menu system DEMO MENU TV/VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL After you have installed the batteries and programmed the remote control, you will need to set some preferences on the TV using the menu system. You can access the menus using the buttons on your TV or remote control. MENU x •zy 1. Press MENU to display the menu system. 2. Press x or • to select a menu. 3. Press y or z to select an item. 4. Press x or • to select or adjust a setting
PIC SIZE STROBE Changing the on-screen display language TV front panel Choose from three different languages (English, French and Spanish) DEMO MENU TV/VIDEO VOLUME CHANNEL for the on-screen display of adjustment menus and messages. To select a language: 1. Press MENU, and then press x or • until the SET UP menu appears. MENU x •zy 2. Press y or z to highlight LANGUAGE. 1 234 5 6 7 89 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 SET UP 7
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