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E: ENGLISH E
S: ESPAÑOL S
Plasma Color Television
The model number and serial number are on the back
of your TV. Record these numbers in the spaces below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you communicate
with your Toshiba dealer about this TV.
Model number: 42HP84
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Index Appendix Using the TV’s Setting up Using the Connecting Introduction
Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba TV. This manual will help you use the many exciting features of your new TV. Before operating the TV, please read this manual Child Safety completely, and keep it nearby for future reference. It Makes A Difference Safety Precautions Where Your TV Stands WARNING Congratulations on your purchase! As you enjoy TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, your new TV, keep these safety tips in mind: DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTUR
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. 16) Never modify this equipment. Changes or modifications 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. may void: a) the warranty, and b) the user’s authority to operate this equipment under the rules of the Federal 6) Clean only wi
30)While it is thundering, do not touch the connecting cables 25) Always make sure the antenna system is properly or apparatus. grounded to provide adequate protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges (see Section 810 of the 31)For added protection of your TV from lightning and power National Electric Code). surges, always unplug the power cord and disconnect the Antenna lead-in wire antenna from the TV if you leave the TV unattended or unused for long periods of time. Antenna
Important notes about your Plasma TV The following symptoms are not signs of malfunction • Display a moving image whenever possible. • Always power down the display when you are finished but technical limitation. Therefore TACP/TCL using it. disclaims any responsibility for these symptoms. 6) Even though you follow the above recommendations, 1) Plasma display radiates infrared rays. It may affect other phosphor burn-in can still occur since phosphors infrared communication equipment under cert
Introduction................................................................ 7 Using the programmed channel search function............. 40 Using the favorite channel search function .............. 41 Welcome to Toshiba ......................................................... 7 About the auto favorite feature ................................ 41 Supplied accessories ......................................................... 7 Using the LOCKS menu ............................................... 42
E F See “Important notes about S Introduction your Plasma TV” on page 5. Welcome to Toshiba Thank you for purchasing this Toshiba TV, one of the most innovative plasma color TV. The goal of this manual is to guide you through setting up and operating your Toshiba TV as quickly as possible. The model and serial numbers are on the back of your TV. Write these numbers in the space provided on the front cover of this manual for your records. Instructions in this manual are based on using the remote
O I D U R E K T A N A I E L H T E L E T T I I R T O V B A U F S Exploring your new TV Remote control You can operate your TV using the buttons on the side panel or the remote control. The A/V terminals for connecting other equipment to POWER your TV are on the back panel and side panel (see illustrations below). TV LIGHT SLEEP CABLE/SAT Also see “Connecting your TV” on pages 9-18. VCR DVD 12 3 AUDIO1 AUDIO2 45 6 MODE TV front 789 PIC SIZE +10 100/ ENT ACTION 0 Power indicator MENU Remote sensor
E F Connecting your TV S Note: One TheaterLink cable is included with your TV. All other required cables, if not provided with your other devices, can be purchased at many electronics accessory suppliers. Coaxial (antenna) cable ● Coaxial (F-type) cable is used for connecting your antenna, cable TV service, and/or cable converter box to the ANT-1 and/or ANT-2 RF inputs on your TV. ● Standard A/V cables (composite video) usually come in sets of three, and are for use with video devices with stand
Connecting a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch local channels and video programs, play or record on the VCR while watching TV, and record If you have a mono VCR, connect L/Mono to VCR Audio OUT using only one audio cable. from one channel while watching another channel. If you have a VCR with S-video, use an You will need: S-video cable (in the S-video jacks) instead of • two coaxial cables a standard video cable. • one set of standard A/V cables The unauthorized recording, use, From
E F Connecting a cable converter box and VCR S Note: This connection allows you to watch and record basic and premium cable channels, watch videotapes, and record one channel while If you have a mono VCR, connect L/Mono to VCR Audio OUT using only one audio cable. watching another channel. To watch basic cable and use the TV’s features, select ANT-1. If you have a VCR with S-video, use an S-video cable (in the S-video jacks) instead of To view premium channels or record with the VCR, select ANT-
Connecting a DVD player or satellite receiver and a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch DVD/satellite, VCR, and TV programs, and record one TV channel while watching another For the highest possible picture quality from a DVD player or satellite receiver without channel. component video or HDMI, use an S-video You will need: cable. (If your DVD player has component • two (or three, if satellite receiver is used) coaxial cables video, see page 13. If your DVD player or satellite receive
E F ® Connecting a DVD player with ColorStream S (component video) and a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch DVD, VCR, and TV programs, and record TV programs. For the highest possible picture quality, use ® component video cables (or an HDMI cable) Your TV has ColorStream (component video) inputs. Connecting between the TV and DVD player. your TV to a DVD player with component video (such as a Toshiba ® You can connect the component video cables DVD player with ColorStream ) can great
Connecting a DTV receiver/set-top box with ® ColorStream (component video) and a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch DTV (digital TV), VCR, and TV programs, and record DTV (component video) and TV For the highest possible picture quality, use component video cables (or an HDMI cable) programs. between the TV and DTV receiver/set-top ® Your TV has ColorStream (component video) inputs. Connecting box. your TV to a DTV receiver with component video can greatly You can connect component vi
E F Connecting two VCRs S Note: This connection allows you to record (dub/edit) from one VCR to If you have VCRs with S-video, use S-video another VCR while watching a videotape. You also can record from cables instead of standard video cables for one TV channel while watching another TV channel. better picture performance. You will need: Do not connect the same VCR to the output • two coaxial cables and input jacks on the TV at the same time. • two sets of standard A/V cables To dub or edit, VC
Connecting an HDMI™ or a DVI device to the HDMI input  The HDMI input on your TV receives digital audio  HDMI = High-Definition Multimedia Interface. and uncompressed digital video from an HDMI  DVI = Digital Video Interface.  device or uncompressed digital video from a DVI  HDCP = High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection. device.  EIA/CEA-861/861B compliance covers the transmission of  uncompressed digital video with high-bandwidth digital This input is designed to accept
E F Connecting a device to the TheaterLink S The TheaterLink allows you to remotely operate (through the TV) most infrared-controlled devices* (such as a Toshiba infrared- controlled VCR or DVD player) enclosed within an entertainment center or similar cabinet. Without the TheaterLink, the device typically would need to be visible to operate it remotely. You can use the TV’s remote control (programmed to operate the device; see pages 19–25) or the device’s remote control. Point the remote contro
Connecting an audio system This connection allows you to use an audio amplifier and external speakers, and adjust the audio level by using the TV’s remote control. To control the audio, turn on the TV and the stereo amplifier, and turn off the built-in speakers (see “Turning off the built-in speakers” on page 58). You will need: • one pair of standard audio cables Note: To hear sound when using an external audio amplifier, the volume of both the TV and the amplifier must be set above 0 (zero). F
D U R E K T A N A I E L H T E L E T T I I R T O V B A U F S E F S Using the remote control Note: Preparing the remote control for use Your TV’s remote control may not operate Your Toshiba TV remote control has one dedicated TV mode and five certain features on your VCR, cable TV universal modes: VCR, Cable/SAT, DVD, Audio1, and Audio2. The converter, or other electronic device. target devices and default devices being programmed for each mode Refer to the owner’s manuals for your other are as fo
Remote Control functional key chart Toshiba TV Cable Satellite VCR DVD/LD Receiver CD/MD Cassette Key Label (TV) (CBL/SAT) (CBL/SAT) (AUDIO) (AUDIO) (VCR) LIGHT Lights the remote key, and toggles between enabled and disabled Illumination mode. SLEEP Sleep timer --- --- --- --- --- --- --- POWER Power Power Power Power Power Power Power Power 1Digit 1 Digit 1 Digit 1 Digit 1 Digit 1 AV input 1 Digit 1 Digit 1 2Digit 2 Digit 2 Digit 2 Digit 2 Digit 2 AV input 2 Digit 2 Digit 2 3Digit 3 Digit 3 Dig
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