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Index Appendix Using the TV’s Setting up Using the Connecting Introduction
Features your TV Remote Control your TV
Important Information Precautions WARNING Installing your TV TOREDUCETHERISKOFFIREORELECTRICSHOCK,DO • Place the TV on the floor or on a sturdy platform. The NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. mounting surface should be flat and steady. If you install the TV on a soft floor, make sure that the floor is not damaged by the weight of the TV. • Place the TV far enough away from the walls to allow proper ventilation. This will prevent the TV from overheating and avoid possible damage to t
Using the multi-window feature ..................................... 28 Introduction................................................................ 4 Using the favorite function ..................................... 28 Welcome to Toshiba ......................................................... 4 Using the strobe function ........................................ 28 Exploring your new TV ................................................... 4 Using the LOCKS menu ..................................
PIC SIZE STROBE Introduction Welcome to Toshiba Congratulations! You have purchased one of the finest projection TVs Please Note on the 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
Connecting your TV ANTENNA Coaxial Cable If you have not connected electronic equipment before, or you have been frustrated in the past, you may wish to read this section. (Cables AUDIO are not supplied.) Cables • A coaxial cable is the standard cable that comes in from your antenna or cable converter box. Coaxial cables use “F” VIDEO Cable connectors. • Audio and video cables are usually color-coded according to use: yellow for video and red and white for audio. The red audio cable S-VIDEO Cabl
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 need
Connecting a DVD player or satellite receiver andaVCR 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-ColorStream DVD player/satellite channel. receiver, you must use an S-video cable You will need: between the TV and DVD player/satellite • one coaxial cable receiver. (If your DVD player or satellite receiver is ColorStream-compatible, see • two pairs of audio cable
Connecting a DVD player with component video and a VCR Note: This connection allows you to watch DVD, VCR, and TV programs, and record DVD and TV programs. You can record from one source For the highest possible picture quality, you must use ColorStream video cables between while watching a program from another source. the TV and DVD player. You can connect the Your TV has ColorStream component video inputs. Connecting your ColorStream cables from the DVD player to TV to a ColorStream-compatible
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, you must use ColorStream video cables between record from one source while watching a program from another the TV and DTV receiver. You can connect the source. ColorStream cables from the DTV receiver to Your TV has ColorStream component video inputs. Conne
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: • one coaxial cable Caution: The unauthorized recording of television • two pairs of audio cables (two single audio cables for mono programs, videotapes, and other materials VCRs) may infringe upon the provisions of copyright • two video cables (two S-video cables for S-VHS VCRs) laws.
Connecting an audio system Amplifier This connection allows you to use an audio amplifier to adjust the LINE IN LR audio level. This also allows you to use external speakers. To control the audio, turn on the TV and the stereo amplifier, and TV turn off the built-in speakers (see “Turning off the built-in speakers” on page 44). AUDIO CENTER CHANNEL IN ANT( 75 ) You will need: ANT-1 ON OFF • one pair of audio cables OUT OUT S-VIDEO VAR RL AUDIO Note: VIDEO VIDEO Y Y ANT-2 To hear sound when us
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 14-15 to find the corresponding code for your Channelyz 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 45) LIGHT RECALL POWER LIGHT illuminates the keypad for five seconds TV CABLE TIMER sets the TV to turn off at a specific time (page 40) MUTE TV/VIDEO TIMER VCR TV/VIDEO selects video input source (pages 18, 38) MUTE mutes the sound (page 41) 12 3 CH TV/CABLE/VCR switches between TV, Cable and VCR (pages 12-13) 45 6 Channelyz cycles through programmed channels (page 20) 78 9 C
PIC SIZE STROBE Setting up your TV TV front panel Learning about the menu system CH MENU VOL VOL TV/ DEMO EXIT VIDEO After you have installed the batteries and programmed the remote CH 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 yzx• EXIT 1. Press MENU to display the menu system. 2. Pressx or• to select a menu. 3. Pressy orz to select an item. 4. Pressx or• to select or adjust a sett
PIC SIZE STROBE Changing the on-screen display language TV front panel Choose from three different languages (English, French and Spanish) CH MENU VOL VOL TV/ DEMO for the on-screen display of adjustment menus and messages. EXIT VIDEO CH To select a language: 1. Press MENU, and then pressx or• until the SET UP menu appears. MENU yzx• 2. Pressy orz to highlight LANGUAGE. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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 U
PIC SIZE STPOBE Adding channels to the TV’s memory Note: When you press Channely orz, your TV will stop only on the channels stored in the TV’s channel memory. To tune the TV to a channel not programmed in the channel memory, you must use the Follow the steps below and on the next page to program all active Channel Number buttons on the remote channels into the TV’s memory. control. Programming channels automatically Your TV can automatically detect all active channels in your area and store the
PIC SIZE STROBE 3. Press y or z to highlight ADD/ERASE. TV front panel CH MENU VOL VOL TV/ DEMO EXIT VIDEO CH SET UP LANGUAGE ENGL I SH 00:00 CLOCK SET ANT1/2 ANT1 TV / CABLE CABLE CH PROGRAM ADD / ERASE ADD / ERASE MENU yzx • Channel yz 4. Press x or • to select ADD or ERASE, depending on the function you want to perform. 5. Repeat steps 1–4 for other channels you want to add or erase. LIGHT RECALL POWER Changing channels TV CABLE MUTE TV/VIDEO TIMER VCR To change to the next programmed channel
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