SCEPTRE X19 HDTV User Manual
Dear Sceptre Customer,
Congratulations on your new SCEPTRE X19 High Definition LCD Television
purchase. Thank you for your support. To ensure safety and many years of
trouble free operation of your TV, please read the manual carefully before
making any adjustments, and keep them in a safe place for future reference.
We hope you enjoy your new SCEPTRE X19 High Definition LCD Television.
For technical assistance, please call 1800-788-2878 and select option 3 or
email our tech support group at monitor-ts@sceptre.com.
For all other inquiries, please call 1800-788-2878 and select option 4 or
email our customer service group at cs@sceptre.com.
We recommend you register your SCEPTRE X19 HDTV with the enclosed
registration card and mail it in. For peace of mind and to protect your
investment beyond the standard warranty, SCEPTRE offers a two year
extended warranty service for your TV. This plan gives additional coverage
once your standard warranty period runs out. Please call our customer
service group to purchase the extended warranty.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause
personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled. This product
has been engineered and manufactured with the highest priority on safety.
However, improper use can result in electric shock and / or fire. In order to
prevent potential danger, please observe the following instructions when
installing, operating and cleaning the product. To ensure your safety and
prolong the service life of your Liquid Crystal Television, please read the
following precautions carefully before using the product.
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,
stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug.
A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A
grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The
wide blade and the third prong are provided for your safety. If the
provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at
the plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from
tip-over.
Unplug this apparatus during lightening storms or when unused for long
periods of time.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required
when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as powersupply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have
fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
This product is designed and manufactured to operate within defined design limits, and
misuse may result in electric shock or fire. To prevent the product from being damaged,
the following rules should be observed for the installation, use and maintenance of the
product. Read the following safety instructions before operating the display. Keep these
instructions in a safe place for future reference.
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To avoid the risk of electric shock or
component damage, switch off the
power before connecting other
components to the X19 LCD TV.
Unplug the power cord before
cleaning the X19 LCD TV. Please use
the included custom bezel cleaning
cloth for cleaning the bezel of the X19
LCD TV only. Do not use a liquid or a
spray cleaner for cleaning the product.
Do not use abrasive cleaners.
Always use the accessories
recommended by the manufacturer to
insure compatibility.
When moving the X19 LCD TV from
an area of low temperature to an area
of high temperature, condensation
may form on the housing. Do not turn
on the X19 LCD TV immediately after
this to avoid causing fire, electric
shock or component damage.
Do not place the X19 LCD TV on an
unstable cart, stand, or table. If the
X19 LCD TV falls, it can injure a
person and cause serious damage to
the appliance. Use only a cart or stand
recommended by the manufacturer or
sold with the X19 LCD TV.
Any heat source should maintain a
distance of at least 5 feet away from
the X19 LCD TV, i.e. radiator, heater,
oven, amplifier etc. Do not install the
product too close to anything that
produces smoke or moisture.
Operating the product close to smoke
or moisture may cause fire or electric
shock.
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Slots and openings in the back and
bottom of the cabinet are provided for
ventilation. To ensure reliable
operation of the X19 LCD TV and to
protect it from overheating, be sure
these openings are not blocked or
covered. Do not place the X19 LCD
TV in a bookcase or cabinet unless
proper ventilation is provided.
Never push any object into the
ventilation slots of the X19 LCD TV.
Do not place any objects on the top of
the Product. It could short circuit parts
causing a fire or electric shock. Never
spill liquids on the X19 LCD TV.
Do not use the X19 LCD TV in a
portrait format (by rotating 90 degrees)
under high temperature environment
(25°C or higher), since this would
retard heat dissipation and would
eventually damage the TV.
The X19 LCD TV should be operated
only from the type of power source
indicated on the label. If you are not
sure of the type of power supplied to
your home, consult your dealer or
local power company.
The power cable must be replaced
when using different voltage from that
specified in the User Manual. For
more information, contact your dealer.
The X19 LCD TV is equipped with a
three-pronged grounded plug, a plug
with a third (grounding) pin. This plug
will fit only into a grounded power
outlet as a safety feature. If your outlet
does not accommodate the three-wire
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plug, have an electrician install the
correct outlet, or use an adapter to
ground the appliance safely. Do not
defeat the safety purpose of the
grounded plug.
Do not overload power strips and
extension cords. Overloading can
result in fire or electric shock.
The wall socket should be installed
near the equipment and should be
easily accessible.
Only the marked power source can be
used for the product. Any power
source other than the specified one
may cause fire or electric shock.
Do not touch the power cord during
thunderstorms. To avoid electric shock,
avoid handling the power cord during
electrical storms.
Unplug the unit during a lightning
storm or when it will not be used for a
long period of time. This will protect
the X19 LCD TV from damage due to
power surges.
Do not attempt to repair or service the
product yourself. Opening or removing
the back cover may expose you to
high voltages, the risk of electric shock,
and other hazards. If repair is required,
please contact your dealer and refer
all servicing to qualified service
personnel.
Keep the product away from moisture.
Do not expose this appliance to rain or
moisture. If water penetrates into the
product, unplug the power cord and
contact your dealer. Continuous use in
this case may result in fire or electric
shock.
Do not use the product if any
abnormality occurs. If any smoke or
odor becomes apparent, unplug the
power cord and contact your dealer
immediately. Do not try to repair the
product yourself.
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Avoid using dropped or damaged
appliances. If the product is dropped
and the housing is damaged, the
internal components may function
abnormally. Unplug the power cord
immediately and contact your dealer
for repair. Continued use of the
product may cause fire or electric
shock.
Do not install the product in an area
with heavy dust or high humidity.
Operating the product in environments
with heavy dust or high humidity may
cause fire or electric shock.
Hold the power connector when
removing the power cable. Pulling the
power cable itself may damage the
wires inside the cable and cause fire
or electric shocks. When the product
will not be used for an extended
period of time, unplug the power
connector.
To avoid risk of electric shock, do not
touch the connector with wet hands.
Insert batteries in accordance with
instructions while using the remote
control. Incorrect polarities may cause
damage and leakage of the batteries,
operator injury and contamination the
remote control.
If any of the following occurs please
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The power connector fails
or frays.
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Liquid sprays or any object
drops into the X19 LCD TV.
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The Display is exposed to
rain or other moisture.
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The Display is dropped or
damaged in any way.
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The performance of the
Display changes
substantially.
Operating environment: Temperature:
5°C ~ 35°C, Humidity: 10% to 90%
non-condensing, Altitude: 0~10,000 ft.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Television Antenna Connection Protection
External Television Antenna Grounding
If an outside antenna or cable system is to be connected to the LCD TV, make sure that
the antenna or cable system is electrically grounded to provide some protection against
voltage surges and static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPSA 70, provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and
supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of
the grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes, and requirements of the grounding electrode.
Lightning Protection
For added protection of the LCD TV during a lightning storm or when it is left
unattended or unused for long periods of time, unplug the LCD TV from the wall outlet
and disconnect the antenna or cable system.
Power Lines
Do not locate the antenna near overhead light or power circuits, or where it could fall
into such power lines or circuits.
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Opening the Package
The SCEPTRE X19 is packaged in a carton. Any standard accessories are packed
separately in another carton. The weight of the LCD display is approximately 10 lbs.
Since the glass can be easily scratched or broken, please handle the product gently.
Never place the unit on a surface with the glass facing downwards unless it is on
protective padding. When opening the carton, check that the product is in good
condition and that all standard accessories and items are included. Save the original
box and all packing materials for future shipping needs.
Package Contents
SCEPTRE X19 LCD TV Display x 1
TV Stand x 1
User Manual x 1
Power Cord x 1
Warranty / Registration Card x 1
X19 Remote Control (AAA Batteries included) x 1
Audio Cable (Red, and White Connectors) x 1
Component Cable (Green, Blue, and Red Connectors) x 1
Installation
Please read the user manual carefully before performing the installation. The power
consumption of the display is approximately 50 watts. Please use the power cord
designated for the product. When an extension cord is required, use one with the
correct power rating. The cord must be grounded and the grounding feature must not be
defeated. The product should be installed on a flat surface to avoid tipping. Space
should be maintained between the back of the product and the wall for proper
ventilation. If you would like to mount the TV onto the wall, please see page 11-12 for
additional information. Avoid installing the product in the kitchen, bathroom or other
places with high humidity dust or smoke, so as not to shorten the service life of the
electronic components. Please ensure the product is installed with the screen in
landscape orientation. Any 90° clockwise or counterclockwise installation may induce
poor ventilation and successive component damage.
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Attaching the TV Stand
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Please place the stand on a flat surface (i.e. table).
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Hold the TV directly 90 degrees above the stand.
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Connect the TV to the stand by inserting the TV into the stand.
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Table of Contents
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .............................................................................................. 3
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .............................................................................................. 4
Television Antenna Connection Protection .......................................................... 6
Identifying Front and Rear Panel............................................................................... 10
Front View ............................................................................................................... 10
Side Control Buttons ............................................................................................. 11
Rear View Mounting Pattern................................................................................. 11
Mounting Preparations.......................................................................................... 12
Rear View Connections ......................................................................................... 13
SCEPTRE X19 Remote Control .................................................................................. 14
Installing Batteries to the Remote Control ......................................................... 15
Connecting Power to the TV ...................................................................................... 16
Connection Suggestions ............................................................................................ 16
If You Have Digital Cable without Cable Box or Antenna… .............................. 16
Connecting DVD Player with Component YPbPr… ............................................ 17
Connecting DVD player with S-Video… .............................................................. 18
Connecting DVD player with Composite… ......................................................... 18
Connecting Cable or Satellite boxes with HDMI… ............................................. 19
Connecting to a PC with VGA and 3.5 mm minijack … ...................................... 20
Ready to Watch Some TV? ......................................................................................... 21
If You’ve Connected Antenna or Cable to the TV… ........................................... 21
OSD (On Screen Display) Controls............................................................................ 23
Via Remote Control................................................................................................ 23
Via TV Side Panel Buttons..................................................................................... 23
OSD (On Screen Display) Options............................................................................. 24
Video Main Option.................................................................................................. 24
Audio Main Option.................................................................................................. 25
Time Main Option ................................................................................................... 26
Setup Main Option.................................................................................................. 27
Parental Main Option ............................................................................................. 29
TV Main Option ....................................................................................................... 30
Detailed Explanations ................................................................................................. 31
Aspect Ratio Explained ......................................................................................... 31
Rating Explained .................................................................................................... 32
Shortcuts to Browsing Channels ......................................................................... 33
Preset Modes Explained........................................................................................ 34
How do I clean the TV ? ......................................................................................... 35
Troubleshooting .......................................................................................................... 36
Call Us If You Need Help!............................................................................................ 38
Specification ................................................................................................................ 39
LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY ............................................................................... 41
Disclaimer, Trademarks, & Copyright Information ................................................. 42
FCC Compliance Statement ....................................................................................... 43
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Identifying Front and Rear Panel
Front View
INDICATOR LIGHT – The light is red when power is plugged in but the TV is
not turned on. The light turns blue when the TV is turned on.
REMOTE SENSOR – The remote sensor receives all the commands from the
remote control.
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Side Control Buttons
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VOL(–) – This button decreases the TV’s volume. If a OSD menu is active,
pressing this button will move the selection to the left.
VOL(+) – This button increases the TV’s volume. If a OSD menu is active,
pressing this button will move the selection to the right.
CH ▼– This button changes the TV channel downward. If the OSD menu is active,
this button functions as down control for the menu.
CH▲ – This button changes the TV channel upward. If the OSD menu is active,
this button functions as up control for the menu.
MENU – This button activates the On Screen Display (OSD) menu. If a sub-menu
is active, pressing this button will return selection to the previous menu level.
SOURCE – This button switches between all the different sources of the TV. The
switching sequence is as follows: TV, AV, S-Video, YPbPr, VGA, and HDMI. When
the OSD is active, this button acts as the enter button and confirms the menu
selection.
POWER – Turn on the TV by pressing the button once. Press the button again to
turn off the TV.
Rear View Mounting Pattern
Mounting Specification: 100mm x 100mm using screw M4 (12mm) diameter screws.
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Mounting Preparations
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Place the monitor on a flat surface with cloth so the bezel does not get scratched.
Unscrew the 2 screws that lock the arm to the monitor.
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Once the 2 screws are removed, the stand will come off.
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The monitor is ready for mounting.
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Rear View Connections
The following descriptions are for connections from right to left.
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YPbPr – This connection port is for DVD players, or satellite / cable set-top
boxes that use component cables. From right to left, connect green, blue,
and red for video, and then connect white for left channel audio, and red for
right channel audio.
TV – This connection is for digital or analog cable without the cable box or
over-the-airwave antennas. The tuner is a hybrid tuner that tunes to both
analog and digital channels. This connection uses coaxial RF cable. For
over-the airwave digital stations please check http://www.antennaweb.org.
Headphone – This connection is for audio output.
AV – Composite connects to devices that use composite video cables such
as VCR or camcorder or video game consoles. The S-Video connector is
associated with AV’s video. Please connect the video portion with either the
yellow connector or the S-Video connector. Do NOT connect both video
connectors at the same time, because the audio connection is shared.
VGA - This connection port connects to a PC for video using VGA cable. Be
sure to connect your audio cable to the VGA Stereo input if you want sound
out of VGA video source.
VGA Stereo Input - This connection port is for people who want to provide
audio to the TV when using a PC or a DVI video device. The sources use
3.5mm mini-jack audio cable to provide audio for a HDCP enabled DVI video
device or PCs with VGA connection.
HDMI – HDMI connects to devices that use HDMI cable, such as Blu-ray or
HD DVD player, or HD cable / satellite set-top box. This connection port
receives pure digital audio and high definition signal through one single cable.
This port also can accept a HDCP video device for video.
DC - This connection is for providing electricity to the TV. This connection
connects to an AC power adapter which connects to the AC power source.
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This TV features a power saving function which will turn off the TV
automatically after 5 minutes of idling on a connection with no signal. This
feature is present on all connection.
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SCEPTRE X19 Remote Control
For universal remotes, this TV follows SONY’s universal remote code. You need to find the
actual code from your cable or satellite or universal remote provider.
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POWER – Turns the TV on or off.
0~9 – Sets the channels.
Dash (-) – Inserts the dash for selecting digital channels directly.
GUIDE – Opens the current digital channel information guide.
CH(+)▲ / CH(-)▼ / VOL(-)◄ / VOL(+)► – Selects and moves the item on screen. CH(+)▲ /
CH(-)▼also functions as channel up and down. VOL(-)◄ / VOL(+)► also functions as
volume up and down.
MENU – Opens / Exits the TV menu.
CC – Cycles between different closed captioning modes.
SLEEP – Sets the Sleep timer.
FREEZE – Freezes the TV picture.
INFO – Shows the TV info.
PICTURE – Selects various preset picture settings
MUTE – Mutes the TV’s audio.
R – Returns to the previous channel.
SOURCE – Changes between different inputs of the TV.
↵ – ↵ acts as enter button for OSD menu and changing channels in conjunction with number
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EXIT – Exits the TV menu.
ASPECT – Selects different screen size.
ADD – Adds the current channel.
DELETE – Deletes the current channel.
FAVORITE – Cycles the favorite channels
SOUND – Selects various preset sound settings
MTS – Selects stereo, mono, or second audio programming.
Installing Batteries to the Remote Control
Please insert two AAA batteries into the remote control. Make sure that you match the (+) and (-)
symbols on the batteries with the (+) and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment. Afterwards,
re-attach the battery cover.
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Only use AAA batteries.
Do not mix new and old batteries. This may result in cracking or leakage that may pose a fire
risk or lead to personal injury.
Inserting the batteries incorrectly may also result in cracking or leakage that may pose a fire
risk or lead to personal injury.
Dispose the batteries in accordance with local laws and regulations.
Keep the batteries away from children and pets.
If the remote control is not used for a long time, remove the batteries.
Keep the remote control away from moisture, sunlight, and high temperatures.
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Connecting Power to the TV
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Obtain the AC adapter, the AC power cable and connect them to each other.
Connect the AC adapter to the back of the TV.
Connection Suggestions
If You Have Digital Cable without Cable Box or
Antenna…
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Make sure the power of X19 LCD HDTV is turned off.
Connect the Coaxial RF cable from your antenna or digital cable to the TV port on
the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Turn on X19 LCD HDTV.
Select TV (Air) for antenna or TV (Cable) for digital cable from either your remote
control’s source button or source button on the TV.
Use the On Screen Display to scan for channels.
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Not all broadcasts are in High Definition (HD). Please refer to your local
broadcasting stations for more information.
The X19 LCD HDTV’s tuner is designed for HDTV therefore requires a
stronger signal than normal TVs. If you cannot achieve that signal level with
your antenna or cable, your X19 LCD HDTV might lose picture or sound.
Connecting DVD Player with Component YPbPr…
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Make sure the power of X19 LCD HDTV and your DVD player is turned off.
Obtain a Component Cable. Connect the green color connector to both your DVD player
and YPbPr’s green connector port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Connect the blue color connector to both your DVD player and YPbPr’s blue connector
port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Connect the red color connector to both your DVD player and YPbPr’s red connector
port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Obtain a RCA Audio Cable. Connect the white color connector to both your DVD player
and YPbPr’s white connector port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Connect the red color connector to both your DVD player and YPbPr’s red connector
port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Turn on the X19 LCD HDTV and your DVD player.
Use the remote control’s source button or the source button on the TV to switch to
YPbPr.
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player is configured to output correctly to the TV.
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Connecting DVD player with S-Video…
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Make sure the power of X19 LCD HDTV and your DVD player is turned off.
Obtain an S-Video Cable. Connect the S-Video connector to both your DVD player and
AV’s S-Video connector port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Obtain a RCA Audio Cable. Connect the white color connector to both your DVD player
and AV’s white connector port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Connect the red color connector to both your DVD player and AV’s red connector port on
the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Turn on the X19 LCD HDTV and your DVD player.
Use the remote control’s source button or the source button on the TV to switch to SVideo.
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Make sure the yellow connector in the same group is not connected. You
can only connect either the S-Video port or the Yellow Video connector port.
DO NOT CONNECT BOTH.
Please reference the DVD player’s manual as well, to make sure the DVD
player is configured to output correctly to the TV.
Connecting DVD player with Composite…
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Make sure the power of X19 LCD HDTV and your DVD player is turned off.
Obtain a Yellow Video Cable. Connect the Yellow Video connector to both your DVD
player and AV’s Yellow Video connector port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Obtain a RCA Audio Cable. Connect the white color connector to both your DVD player
and AV’s white connector port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Connect the red color connector to both your DVD player and AV’s red connector port on
the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
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Turn on the X19 LCD HDTV and your DVD player.
Use the remote control’s source button or the source button on the TV to switch to AV.
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can only connect either the S-Video port or the Yellow Connector port. DO
NOT CONNECT BOTH.
Please reference the DVD player’s manual as well, to make sure the DVD
player is configured to output correctly to the TV.
Connecting Cable or Satellite boxes with HDMI…
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Make sure the power of X19 LCD HDTV and your set-top box is turned off.
Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your set-top box and the other end to the
HDMI port on the back of your X19 LCD HDTV.
Turn on the X19 LCD HDTV and your set-top box.
Use the remote control’s source button or the source button on the TV to switch to HDMI.
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Please reference the set-top box’s manual, to make sure the set-top box is
configured to output correctly to the TV.
Sceptre’s X19 LCD HDTV supports SONY’s universal remote code.
Please look up SONY’s codes in your universal remote’s hand book.
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Connecting to a PC with VGA and 3.5 mm minijack …
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Make sure the power of X19 LCD HDTV and your PC is turned off.
Obtain a 15-pin D-Sub VGA cable; connect to the VGA output of your
PC and the other end to the VGA port on the back of your X19 LCD
HDTV.
Obtain a 3.5 mm Mini-jack, connect to the audio out of your PC and the
other end to the VGA Stereo Input port.
Turn on the power of the X19 LCD HDTV and your PC.
Use the remote control’s source button or the source button on the TV to
switch to VGA.
Change your PC resolution to 1360x768 at 60hz refresh rate.
Press MENU to use the OSD’s SETUP option.
Under the SETUP option select PC function.
Under PC function use AUTO ADJUST to adjust the screen, AUTO
COLOR to adjust the color and use PREF. RESOLUTION to select
1360x768 at 60hz.
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For the best results, please set your PC resolution to
1440x900 at 60 Hz. Please refer to the PC or graphic card’s
manual for further instructions on how to set your resolution
and refresh rate.
Please refer to your PC manual for video output requirements
of the video card.
The VGA port of the TV features a power saving mode which
will automatically turn off the TV, if there’s no signal provided
for more than 5 minutes.
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Ready to Watch Some TV?
Starting up the X19 LCD HDTV
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Make sure your power cable is connected and the standby red light in the
front of the TV is lit up.
Check all your connection cables off the side or the back of your TV and also
your AV devices. Make sure they are all connected securely.
Turn on your TV and other AV devices if necessary.
Select the correct source according to the Connecting pages.
If You’ve Connected Antenna or Cable to the TV…
If an antenna or cable (without a cable box) is connected to your TV’s tuner, you will
need to go through a setup process in order to watch the TV. When you turn on the TV
for the first time, follow through the instructions below to complete the setup and your
TV will be ready for viewing.
1.
Locate your X19 remote control, and press MENU to start the setup. Use the
◄ or ► button to select the dish icon labeled TV and press ↵.
2.
Use the ▲ or ▼ button to select TUNER MODE and use the ◄ or ► button
to select Cable or Air.
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Use the ▲ or ▼ button to select AUTO SCAN and press ↵. If you have
Cable selected make sure Cable System has the setting at AUTO. Use the
▲ or ▼ button to select START TO SCAN and press ↵. Once the scan
finishes you can begin to watch TV.
Please Note :
•
•
Not all broadcasts are in High Definition (HD). Please refer to your
local broadcasting stations for more information.
The X19 LCD HDTV’s tuner is designed for HDTV therefore
requires a stronger signal than normal TVs. If you cannot achieve
that signal level with your antenna or cable, your X19 LCD HDTV
might lose picture or sound.
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OSD (On Screen Display)
Controls
Via Remote Control
In order to adjust most of the options inside the On Screen Display (OSD), the picture
below shows all the buttons used on the remote control.
▲ – This button changes the channel
to a higher number and also functions
as up direction in the OSD.
▼ – This button changes the channel
to a lower number and also functions
as down direction in the OSD.
◄ – This button decreases the volume
and also functions as left direction in
the OSD.
► – This button increases the volume
and also functions as right direction
in the OSD.
↵ – This button changes the channel
in conjunction with the number pad
and also functions as enter for
selecting options in the OSD.
– This button opens the
OSD and also exits the OSD
by going to the previous
level of the OSD.
– This button exits the OSD
entirely.
Via TV Side Panel Buttons
In order to provide more than one type of OSD control buttons, the side panel’s buttons
have also been made functional for adjusting the OSD.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
VOL(–) – If a OSD is active, pressing this button will move the selection to the left.
VOL(+) – If a OSD is active, pressing this button will move the selection to the right.
CH ▼– If the OSD is active, this button functions as down control for the menu.
CH▲ –If the OSD is active, this button functions as up control for the menu.
MENU – This button activates the On Screen Display (OSD). If a sub-menu is
active, pressing this button will return selection to the previous menu level.
SOURCE –When the OSD is active, this button acts as the enter button and
confirms the menu selection.
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OSD (On Screen Display) Options
VIDEO – This main option has functions for changing the picture settings for all ports,
such as tint, contrast, sharpness, brightness, saturation, color temperature.
AUDIO – This main option has functions for changing sound settings for all ports, such
as treble, bass, and balance.
TIME – This main option has time related functions such as sleep timer, time zone.
SETUP – This main option has functions for OSD language, closed caption, PC setup,
aspect and transparency.
PARENTAL – This main option has functions for only composite and TV port. The
purpose of this option is to block TV inappropriate for children.
TV – This main option has functions for the tuner port, such as tuner mode, auto scan,
favorite, channel skip, and DTV signal.
Video Main Option
This option allows users to adjust the TV’s picture sharpness, color, tint, and other various functions.
1.
2.
Press MENU to open the OSD.
Press ◄ or ► to move to VIDEO and press ↵.
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3.
Use ▲ or ▼ to select the option you want to adjust and use ◄ or ► to adjust
them.
•
PICTURE MODE – This function allows you to adjust the
video through preset modes, standard, custom, vivid, and mild.
•
CONTRAST – This function adjusts the white levels in a
picture. The higher the contrast, the less detail you will see in
bright white objects.
•
BRIGHTNESS - This function adjusts the black level in a
picture. The higher the brightness, the less detail you will
have in dark objects.
•
SHARPNESS – This function adjusts the picture’s sharpness.
The higher the sharpness, the more pixilation a picture will
have.
•
TINT - This function adjusts your picture’s overall color with
everything looking green on one end and everything looking
red on the other.
•
SATURATION - This function adjusts how strong your
picture’s colors are going to be.
•
COLOR TEMPERATURE - This function adjusts the white
color’s overall balance of white colors in a picture. The
function changes the white color’s overall balance in large
increments.
i. NORMAL – This option will produce a picture with normal
white color.
ii. COOL – This option will produce a picture with overall
bluish color.
iii. WARM – This option will produce a picture with overall
reddish color.
Audio Main Option
This option allows users to adjust the TV’s sound functions.
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1.
2.
3.
Press MENU to open the OSD
Press ◄ or ► to move to AUDIO and press ↵.
Use ▲ or ▼ to select the option you want to adjust and use ◄ or ► to adjust
them.
•
SOUND MODE – This function allows you to adjust audio preset
modes custom standard, speech, movie, and music.
•
BASS – This function adjusts the level of low pitch sound in a TV.
•
TREBLE – This function adjusts the level of a high pitch sound in a
TV.
•
BALANCE – This function adjusts the balance of sound level
between the left and right speaker of the TV.
Time Main Option
This option allows users to adjust the TV’s time functions.
1.
2.
3.
Press MENU to open the OSD
Press ◄ or ► to move to TIME and press ↵.
Use ▲ or ▼ to select the option you want to adjust and use ◄ or ► to adjust
them.
•
SLEEP TIMER – This function allows you to adjust the number of
minutes you want the TV to sleep in. It ranges from 15 minutes to
240 minutes.
•
TIME ZONE – This function adjusts the time zone you are in.
•
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME – This function turns daylight saving
time on or off.
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Setup Main Option
This option allows users to adjust various miscellaneous options such as OSD language,
PC setup, or closed captioning.
1.
2.
3.
Press MENU to open the OSD
Press ◄ or ► to move to SETUP and press ↵.
Use ▲ or ▼ to select the option you want to adjust and use ◄ or ► to adjust
them.
•
OSD LANGUAGE – This function allows you to adjust the language
of the OSD menu.
•
TRANSPARENCY – This function adjusts the transparency of the
OSD menu.
•
ASPECT – This function adjusts the video format of the TV.
•
PC SETUP – This function opens up signal synchronization options
with the PC.
i. H-POS – This will let you move the PC image left or right.
ii. V-POS – This will let you move the PC image up or down.
iii. CLOCK – This will let you adjust the quality of the image
in large increments.
iv. PHASE – This will let you adjust the quality of the image
in small increments.
v. AUTO ADJUST – This will automatically adjust the image
quality and position for you.
•
CLOSED CAPTION – This function adjusts words that are supplied
by closed captioning.
i. CC MODE – This turns on or off the closed captioning.
There is also an extra CC on mute option which allows
closed captioning to be displayed when you mute the
TV’s volume.
ii. BASIC SELECTION – This allows you to select between
various CC services and text boxes. CC1 is the standard
for North America broadcasts. If you have TEXT1 ~
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TEXT4 turned on, there will be a black box blocking the
TV’s video.
iii. ADVANCED SELECTION – This allows you to select
between various digital closed caption services. North
America broadcast usually uses service 1.
iv. OPTION – This opens up adjustments for the type of
digital caption style you want.
a. MODE – This either locks or opens up the
adjustments of the closed captioning.
b. FONT STYLE – This allows you to select
different font styles.
c. FONT SIZE – This allows you to select the size
of the captioning.
d. FONT EDGE STYLE – This lets you add 3D
effects to the font.
e. FONT EDGE COLOR – This lets you add color
to the edge style.
f.
FG COLOR – This lets you add color to the
foreground of the captioning.
g. BG COLOR - This lets you add color to the
background of the captioning.
h. FG OPACITY – This adjusts the transparency
level of the foreground.
i.
BG OPACITY – This adjusts the transparency
level of the background.
RESTORE DEFAULT – This function resets all options under
SETUP.
Please Note:
•
•
The TV’s native resolution is 1440x900. This resolution will
give you the clearest PC screen. Make sure you use auto
adjust to sync to the PC’s signal after connecting the TV to the
PC.
All adjustments under option are only for digital channel
closed captioning, under analog channels these adjustments
are not available.
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Parental Main Option
This option allows users to turn on TV program filters for children. To use this option
you will need to enter in the password first. The password is “0000”.
1.
2.
3.
Press MENU to open the OSD
Press ◄ or ► to move to PARENTAL and press ↵.
Use ▲ or ▼ to select the option you want to adjust and use ◄ or ► to adjust
them.
•
CHANGE PASSWORD – This function changes the password of
the parental options.
•
SYSTEM LOCK – This function enables the TV blocking options.
•
UNRATED LOCK – This function locks or unlocks TV shows or
Movies that are unrated.
•
US – This function enters the ratings systems for both movies and
TV shows.
i. TV – This blocks TV shows. You can select the level you
want to block by choosing by TV rating or choosing by
content. For further content explanation please refer to
detailed explanation section.
ii. MPAA – This blocks movies. You can select the level
you want to block by choosing the movie ratings you
want to block.
•
RRT SETTING – This function sets the rating region table that
defines the rating standard for a particular geographic region and/or
country. The menu may vary depending on the local broadcasting
system.
•
RESET – Resets all options inside PARENTAL.
Please Note:
• If RRT setting is grayed out that means your country / area does
not support that type of setting.
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TV Main Option
This option chooses various antenna and cable functions. Extra functions include
limited range scanning, and channel skipping.
1.
2.
3.
Press MENU to open the OSD
Press ◄ or ► to move to TV and press ↵.
Use ▲ or ▼ to select the option you want to adjust and use ◄ or ► to adjust
them.
•
TUNER MODE – This selects the tuner mode of the TV from air
(antenna) to cable.
•
AUTO SCAN - This scans for the channels for the TV and also lets
you choose the cable system of your choice.
•
FAVORITE – This allows you to add or delete favorite channels
from the list of scanned channels.
•
CHANNEL SKIP – This allows you to skip the channels you do not
want to watch.
•
DTV SIGNAL – This measures a digital TV channel’s broadcasting
strength.
•
AUDIO LANGUAGE – This selects your language preference in a
program.
Please Note:
•
•
•
The cable system should be left at AUTO unless you know
which cable system your local cable company uses.
If you did not scan for channels you will not be able to use
channel skip or favorite.
Audio language is dependent on the TV channel’s support, if
you do not get the language of your choice it is because the
particular channel does not support that language.
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Detailed Explanations
Aspect Ratio Explained
The X19 is a widescreen TV, but most TV programs are still broadcasting in a square
format, therefore the TV is offering two ways of viewing videos. There are mainly two
types of signal format, 16:9 (X19’s 16:9 is named normal) and 4:3. Simply use the
ASPECT button on the TV to cycle between both modes and other extra modes.
1.
Normal
This mode will stretch the picture to a widescreen ratio. If you have a perfect 16:9
ratio picture you will not see any black bars. If you are watching a widescreen
movie in 1.85:1 or 2.35:1 ratio, you will still get black bars on the top and bottom of
the screen.
2.
4:3
Most analog TV channels have 4:3 signal formats. If the original 4:3 aspect ratio
(1.33:1 source) is preserved, black bars are added to the left and right of the
display image. This aspect keeps that aspect ratio and shows you the black bars
on the side.
3.
Zoom
When watching a 4:3 aspect ratio TV or movie, this mode zooms in to cut off most
of the black bars on the side while preserving the 16:9 ratio. Because of the zoom,
the top and bottom are cut off as well.
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Rating Explained
General Operation
To block channels you don’t want your children to watch, you can filter them with the ratings function.
MPAA lets you control ratings for movies. For regular TV programs you can use USTV settings.
USTV settings lets you filter what content you want at each age level, TV-Y, to TV-MA (refer to
definitions below). Below are definitions for each setting.
USTV Rating
TV-Y (USTV) – For All Children
This program is designed to be appropriate for all children. Whether animated or live-action, the
themes and elements in this program are specifically designed for
a very young audience, including children from ages 2-6. This program is not expected to frighten
younger children.
TV-Y7 (USTV) – Directed to Older Children
This program is designed for children age 7 and above. It may be more appropriate for children who
have acquired the developmental skills needed to distinguish between make-believe and reality.
Themes and elements in this program may include mild fantasy violence or comedic violence, or
may frighten children under the age of 7. Therefore, parents may want to consider the suitability of
this program for their very young children. Note: For those programs where fantasy violence may be
more intense or more combative than other programs in this category, such programs will be
designated TV-Y7-FV.
TV-G (USTV) – General Audience
Most parents would find this program suitable for all ages. Although this rating does not signify a
program designed specifically for children, most parents may let younger children watch this
program unattended. It contains little or no violence, no strong language and little or no sexual
dialogue or situations.
TV-PG (USTV) – Parental Guidance Suggested
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This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children. Many parents
may want to watch it with their younger children. The theme itself may call for parental guidance
and/or the program contains one or more of the following: moderate violence (V), some sexual
situations (S), infrequent coarse language (L), or some suggestive dialogue (D).
TV-14 (USTV) – Parents Strongly Cautioned
This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children less than
14 years of age. Parents are strongly urged to exercise greater care in monitoring this program and
are cautioned against letting children under the age of 14 watches unattended. This program
contains one or more of the following: intense violence (V), intense sexual situations (S), strong
coarse language (L), or intensely suggestive dialogue (D).
TV-MA (USTV) – Mature Audience Only
This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for
children under 17. This program contains one or more of the following: graphic violence (V), explicit
sexual activity (S), or crude indecent language (L).
TV program description
FV - Fantasy Violence
V - Violence
S - Sexual Situations
L - Adult Language
D - Sexually Suggestive Dialog
MPAA Rating
G (MPAA)
General audiences. All ages admitted.
PG (MPAA)
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
PG-13 (MPAA)
Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
R (MPAA)
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian (age varies in some
juridictions).
NC-17 (MPAA)
No one 17 and under admitted.
X (MPAA)
X is an older rating that is unified with NC-17 but may be encoded in the data of older movies.
Shortcuts to Browsing Channels
Browsing through the entire channel list on the TV can be tedious. This TV features a favorite
channel list, where you can add in channels that you always want to watch
TO ADD TO THE FAVORITE LIST
1. Go to any channel you would like to include in your favorites list.
2. Press the ADD button on the remote control. You will see a heart on the INFO banner
denoting that this channel is in the favorites list.
TO DELETE FROM THE FAVORITE LIST
1.
2.
Go to any channel you would like to remove from your favorites list.
Press the DELETE button on the remote control. You will then see the heart disappear
on the INFO banner denoting that this channel is no longer in the favorites list.
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BROWSING CHANNELS WITH THE FAVORITE LIST
1. Press the FAVORITE button, and the list of channels you have added will be in a box on
the lower left hand side of the TV screen.
2. Use the ▲ or ▼ buttons to select the channel you want to jump to and press ↵ to
confirm.
3. You can also use the keypad numbers 1 and 2 as page up and page down if you have
too many channel numbers in the list.
BROWSING CHANNELS WITHOUT THE FAVORITE LIST
1. You can also browse the channels without the favorite list by simply pressing the ↵
button.
2. A list of all the channels scanned in by the TV will appear on the lower left hand side of
the TV screen.
3. Use the ▲ or ▼ buttons to select the channel you want to jump to and press ↵ to
confirm.
4. You can also use the keypad numbers 1 and 2 as page up and page down if you have
too many channel numbers in the list.
INFO TITLE BAR WHILE USING ANTENNA
The Info bar provides information on the current digital channel you are watching.
1.
Press the INFO button once to see the channel number and call sign.
2.
Press the INFO button twice to see the additional audio information, time of the program,
channel’s broadcasting resolution, and closed captioning information.
3.
Press the INFO button three times to see the current program’s description.
CHANNEL GUIDE WHILE USING ANTENNA
The channel guide provides the program line up of the current channel.
1.
2.
3.
Press the GUIDE button on the remote control to activate the guide.
Use the ▲ or ▼ buttons to browse the channel’s broadcasting programs and their
schedules.
Use the ◄ or ► buttons to switch to the previous or next channel.
Please Note :
•
The info title bar and channel guide functions described above are only available
when you are using the TV with the TV’s own tuner and an antenna. The functions
are not supported under cable.
Preset Modes Explained
The TV features different preset modes of settings for audio and video. For people who like to
optimize the TV for whichever program it is playing but do not want to individually tweak every
setting, the preset modes are used.
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For Video
To switch between the various modes, press the PICTURE button continuously.
1.
2.
3.
4.
CUSTOM – This mode saves the user’s tweaked settings. If you changed settings under
the OSD VIDEO main option, the settings would be saved under CUSTOM mode.
MILD – This mode is mainly used for movies.
STANDARD – This mode is mainly used for regular television viewing and video gaming.
VIVID – This mode is mainly used for nature channels and sporting events.
Please Note:
•
Each preset modes can be used to your preference. The preset mode descriptions
are merely usage suggestions.
For Audio
To switch between the various modes, press the SOUND button continuously.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
CUSTOM - This mode saves the user’s tweaked settings. If you changed settings under
the OSD AUDIO main option, the settings would be saved under CUSTOM mode.
STANDARD – This mode is mainly used for regular television viewing.
SPEECH – This mode is mainly used for news and commentary programs.
MOVIE – This mode is mainly used for movies, sporting events, and video gaming.
MUSIC – This mode is mainly used for music videos.
Please Note:
•
Each preset modes can be used to your preference. The preset mode descriptions
are merely usage suggestions.
How do I clean the TV ?
IMPORTANT
1.
2.
The power cable has to be removed from the socket before cleaning the TV.
Do not use volatile solvent (alcohol, rosin, and toluene) to clean the TV. These
types of chemicals might damage the housing and the LCD glass.
Cleaning the bezel and remote control
1.
2.
Use a 100% cotton cloth or micro-fiber cloth for cleaning.
If the remote control or bezel is dirty to the point where you cannot simply dry wipe
it, please lightly dampen the wiping material with clean water and wipe again.
Wipe the display with a dry micro-fiber cloth or 100% cotton cloth afterwards.
Please Note :
•
Make sure you wring the water out of the cloth before cleaning
the bezel or remote in order to prevent water from penetrating
into the electronics.
Cleaning the Screen
1.
2.
Use a 100% cotton cloth or micro-fiber cloth for cleaning.
The LCD screen glass is extremely fragile. Do not scrape it with any material. Do
not press or tap the screen to avoid cracking. When the screen is dirty to the point
where you cannot simply dry wipe it, please lightly dampen the wiping material with
clean water and wipe again. Wipe the display with a dry micro-fiber cloth or 100%
cotton cloth afterwards.
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Troubleshooting
The following table contains the common problems and the solutions to these
problems. Please check this list before you contact the technicians.
Problems
Solutions
Connect power cord correctly.
Turn on power.
NO PICTURE
Connect video cable correctly.
Select the input signal source with proper cable connection with the
source button.
Match the colors on the cables to the ports off the back of the television.
ABNORMAL COLORS
I.E. red cable to red colored port.
PICTURE IS TOO DARK Adjust your contrast, brightness and lamp settings from the OSD Menu.
AUDIO ONLY NO
Make sure you have connected both your video and audio cables.
PICTURE
The TV’s tuner signal must not be lower than 65 %.
PICTURE ONLY NO Make sure the audio cable is connected.
AUDIO
Readjust your volume via the remote control.
The TV’s tuner signal must not be lower than 65 %.
Turn off the TV, unplug it from the socket. Remove the batteries out of
the remote for 30 minutes. Press the remote buttons and the power
REMOTE CONTROL button randomly for a good 2 seconds, and then reinstall the batteries.
DOES NOT WORK
Try the remote to see if it works.
The TV’s remote sensor is also housed in the same place as the power
indicator light. Please make sure there is line of sight from the remote
control’s front sensor to the remote sensor of the TV.
CANNOT RECEIVE
The TV’s tuner signal must not be lower than 65 %. Change the
SUFFICIENT
direction of your antenna and rescan your channels. If you have cable
CHANNELS THROUGH call up your cable company and ask about signal strength of your local
THE ATSC/NTSC
cable.
TUNER
Please adjust your picture setup and make sure the saturation and the
NO COLOR
RGB are not turned all the way down.
The TV’s tuner signal must not be lower than 65 %. Check your signal.
WEAK SIGNAL OR NO
PROGRAM SYMBOL
ON SCREEN
The TV’s tuner signal must not be lower than 65 %. Change the
direction of your antenna and rescan your channels. If you have cable
call up your cable company and ask about signal strength of your local
cable.
TV’S UNIVERSAL
This television follows SONY’s universal remote code. To find the
actual code you must read through your own universal remote’s
REMOTE CODE
guide book.
TV CHANNELS ARE Check your auto lock function’s settings inside the OSD. You may have
BLOCKED
locked up some channels but forgot about them.
UNIVERSAL REMOTE This TV follows SONY’s universal remote code. Please check your hand
CODE
book for SONY’s codes then apply them.
THE TV TURNS ON OR This TV is a High Definition liquid crystal display panel TV. It requires a
OFF SLOWLY AND THE few more seconds than normal TVs to power up and show the picture.
SCREEN SHOWS UP
SLOWLY
NO SOUND ON PC
Make sure you have a 3.5 mm mini-jack cable connected from your pc’s
sound output to the TV’s VGA STEREO INPUT.
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Problems
Solutions
HDCP VIDEO SAYS NO Reboot your HDCP video device but turning them off and unplugging the
HDCP SUPPORT
power cord. Wait up to 8 minutes to plug the power back in to see if it
works or not.
Make sure you have a 3.5 mm mini-jack cable connected from your
HDCP VIDEO HAS NO HDCP video device’s sound output to the TV’s VGA STEREO INPUT. If
AUDIO
your HDCP video device uses RCA AUDIO jacks, you’ll need to obtain a
RCA audio converted into 3.5 mm mini-jack cable.
CANNOT GET
1440x900 is a widescreen resolution. If your video card cannot achieve
1440x900 ON PC VGA the resolution, please try updating the video card’s drivers to the newest
version. If that does not work, you’ll need to think about upgrade the
video card to one that is capable of achieving that resolution.
PICTURE IS
This might be from interference from large electrical appliances, cars,
DISTORTED OR HAS
motorcycles, or fluorescent lights. If the TV is close to the wall, try
ABNORMAL SOUND
moving the TV to another room in your house to see if the problem still
occurs.
If you’re using HDMI or a TV digital channel make sure you use the
ASPECT button to switch to FULL format. If you are using VGA, use the
AUTO ADJUST function to adjust to the screen. Please Note : If you
PICTURE DOES NOT
are using regular analog TV, AV, or component in 480i resolution, use
COVER THE ENTIRE
the ASPECT button to switch to FULL in order to fill up the screen.
SCREEN
Please Note : This note this feature will distort the picture.
For best image quality, view HD widescreen programs where possible. If
HD content is not available view “Standard Definition” from a digital
PICTURE QUALITY IS source. Standard, analog TV will always be noticeable inferior to HD
HORRIBLE!!
because your X19 LCD HDTV has video that is many times better than
old TV’s and so you can see interference and deficiencies you did not
KNOW you had.
PICTURE HAS PIXELS Your X19 LCD HDTV is manufactured using an extremely high level of
THAT ARE ALWAYS
precision technology, however, sometimes some pixels of your X19 LCD
DISPLAYING THE
HDTV may not display. Pixels defects within industry specifications are
SAME COLOR
inherent to this type of product and do not constitute a defective product.
SWITCHING A CHANNEL Different channels and inputs will sometimes have this effect because
OR SOURCE CHANGES the channel signal’s own volume is already loud. There is no way
THE VOLUME
remove this completely. The TV has an AUTO VOLUME LEVEL
function that can combat this type of effect. Please make sure that
function is turned on.
THERE IS NOISE OR
When your LCD HDTV’s resolution is higher than the digital channel’s
TRASH PIXELS ON THE broadcast resolution, the signal is up-converted to match your TV’s
SCREEN
resolution. Up-converting can cause this type of effect.
TIPS FOR HIGH
The X19 LCD HDTV is an ideal platform for viewing High Definition
DEFINITION USERS
Content. The best image quality can be achieved by HDMI, YPbPr
(Component), then VGA. However, due to variances in broadcast
practices, it is possible some image distortions can occur.
TIPS FOR LETTERBOX Letterboxed (Widescreen) versions of DVD movies are most commonly
CONTENT USERS
formatted for standard 4:3 TVs. The X19 LCD HDTV has the capability
of expanding this content so the entire screen is filled at the expense of
the image proportion. To use this function press the aspect button on
the remote control and cycle among the available options.
I CANNOT FIND THE
The buttons are represented by the ▲▼◄► buttons located on the
VOLUME AND CHANNEL remote control. ▲▼ changes the channels and ◄► changes the
CHANGING BUTTONS
volume.
I CANNOT FIND ENTER The enter button has the symbol ↵. It is located in the center of the
BUTTON
▲▼◄► buttons.
TV TURNS OFF
The TV features a power saving mode which will automatically turn off
AUTOMATICALLY
the TV, if there’s no signal provided for more than 5 minutes.
AFTER 5 MINUTES
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Call Us If You Need Help!
Products are often returned due to a technical problem rather than a defective product
that may result in unnecessary shipping charges billed to you. Our trained support
personnel can often resolve the problem over the phone or email. For more information
on warranty services or repairs after the warranty period, please contact our support
department at the number below.
For technical help, contact our Sceptre Technical Support Group via email or phone.
Please have your Sceptre p/n number, serial number, and date of purchase
available before you call.
Tech Support E-mail : monitor-ts@sceptre.com
Customer Service Email : cs@sceptre.com
TEL : 1800-788-2878
Operation Hours : Mon - Fri at 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM (PST)
16800 East Gale Ave.
City of Industry, CA 91745
TEL : 626-369-3698
FAX : 626-855-5711
Website : www.SCEPTRE.com
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Specification
Display panel
Illustration
Item
Active Area / Screen Size
Diagonal 19.0 inches
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.283 (H) x RGB x 0.283 (V)mm
Max. of Pixels (Resolution)
HD (1440 x 900 pixels) resolution
Brightness
300 nits (Typical)
Contrast
1000 :1 (Typical)
Response Time
4ms (gray to gray)
Viewing Angle
Lamp Life of Backlight
Dimension
Typical 160 / 160 Degree
(Horizontal/Vertical)
> 50,000hrs
TV DISPLAY
18.3“(W)x14.8“(H)x2.7”(D) inch without Base
18.3”(W)x16”(H)x7.4”(D) inch with Base
Weight
10 lbs with Base
Power input
DC 12V
4A,48W
Function
(1)Video
De-interlace
Frame recover
Noise reducing core technology
Aspect ratio
Gamma
Picture mode
Video adjust
3 levels of color temp. for VGA
(2)Audio
Sound Mode
Tone
2D
3:2
2D
Normal / 4:3 / Zoom / Cinema
Fixed Gamma
Custom / Standard / Mild / Vivid /
Contrast / Brightness / Sharpness / Saturation /
Tint
Cool / Normal / Warm
Custom / Standard / Movies / Music / Speech
Bass / Treble / Balance
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Speakers
(3) General
Hybrid TV Tuner
Channel auto scan
Sleep timer
Standby power
Timing support-Video
3 watt per channel
NTSC / ATSC / QAM (Digital Cable Ready)
Yes
Off /15 mins ~ 240 mins
Under 5W
480i / 480p / 720p / 1080i scaled
scaled under HDMI only
PC timing
1440*900@60Hz(NATIVE)
1024*768@60Hz, 75Hz
800*600@60Hz, 75Hz
640*480@60Hz, 75Hz
(4)NTSC/ATSC
NTSC
Sound: Mono / Stereo / SAP
Favorite Channel
V-chip
Closed caption
(CC1-CC4, Text 1-Text 4)
Sound: Mono / Stereo / SAP
Favorite Channel
ATSC
V-chip
ATSC (continued)
Analog closed caption:
(CC1-CC4, Text 1-Text 4)
Digital closed caption:
(Service 1-Service 6)
Video input format: 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i
(5)I/O
TV Tuner (NTSC/ATSC), AV, S-Video (Audio
Shared with AV), YPbPr, HDMI/HDCP
(optional, HDCP audio shared with VGA Audio
In), VGA, VGA Audio In, Headphone Out.
*The product’s specifications may change without notice or obligation.
**This manual’s pictures and words are for references only and are subject to change without notice
or obligation. Sceptre Inc is not liable for the misuse or misinterpretation of this manual.
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LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY
Please read this warranty card carefully, it is a “ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY” on parts and labor and is only
valid when purchased from an Authorized Reseller, only on new and non-refurbished product, and available to
customers in the Continental US, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. See below for the SCEPTRE Extended Service
warranty.
SCEPTRE’s Responsibility
SCEPTRE Displays purchased in the United States are warranted to be free from defects in materials or
workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of their original retail purchase. If the unit fails to conform to
this warranty, we will service the monitor using new or refurbished parts.
Service Labor
During a period of one (1) year from the effective warranty date, SCEPTRE will provide, when needed, service labor
to repair a manufacturing defect at its designated Service Center. To obtain warranty service in the Untied States,
you must first call our Customer Support at (800) 788-2878. The determination of service will be made by SCEPTRE
Customer Support. PLEASE DO NOT
RETURN YOUR UNIT TO SCEPTRE WITHOUT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION.
Parts
New or remanufactured replacements for defective parts will be used for repairs by SCEPTRE at its designated
Service Center for one (1) year from the effective warranty date. Such replacement parts are warranted for the
remaining portion of the original warranty period.
Service
During the one (1) year warranty period, SCEPTRE will, at its option and sole discretion, repair or replace defective
parts, including replacement of the entire Panel. The Customer will be required to ship the unit to the Service Center
indicated at the time Customer Support is contacted to make the necessary repairs, you are responsible for all
transportation charges to the service facility. SCEPTRE is not responsible for the de-installation or re-installation of
the unit.
Packaging and Shipping Instruction
When you send the product to an authorized SCEPTRE service facility you must use the original carton box and
packing material or an equivalent as designated by SCEPTRE.
Not Covered
This warranty does not cover defects, malfunctions or failures resulting from shipping or transit accidents, abuse,
misuse, operation contrary to furnished instructions, operation on incorrect power supplies, operation with faulty
associated equipment, modification, alteration, improper servicing, tampering or normal wear and tear or TVs on
which the serial number has been removed or defaced. Image Sticking caused by operating at excessive brightness
levels for extended periods or mishandling are not covered by this warranty.
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIOD OF TIME SET FORTH
ABOVE. OUR LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY CAUSE
WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING OUR NEGLIGENCE, ALLEGED DAMAGE OR DEFECTIVE GOODS, WHETHER
SUCH DEFECTS ARE DISCOVERABLE OR LATENT, SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE OF
THE DISPLAY. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF USE, COMMERCIAL LOSS OR OTHER
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG
AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This is the only warranty
applicable; no one is authorized to extend or modify it or to grant any other warranty.
SCEPTRE retains the right to assess all warranty claims and to determine if damages are covered by the warranty. In
case of a claim that is not covered by the warranty, you will be contacted to determine whether SCEPTRE should
repair the damage for a fee or whether the product should be returned to you as received by the repair center.
Dead Pixel Policy
There are millions of pixels on a LCD screen. Therefore, there is industry standard specification regarding dead or
bad pixels. SCEPTRE sets limit on the LCD at 3 dead pixels in a cluster adjacent to each other, or 5 dead pixels in a
combination of color and brightness of dead pixels. Any number of dead or bad pixels under the limit is considered
normal specification.
Owner’s Responsibility
Effective Warranty Date
Warranty begins on the date of sale to the end user. To ensure warranty service, keep the dated bill or sale receipt as
evidence of the purchase date.
Warranty Service
For warranty service information, contact SCEPTRE Customer Support at (800) 788-2878, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm PST
or visit www.Sceptre.com. Parts and service labor that are SCEPTRE’s responsibility (see above) will be provided
without charge. Other service is at the owner’s expense. You must provide the model, serial number and date of
purchase. Before you ask for warranty service, read your User Manual. You might avoid a service call.
Warranty conditions are subject to change, for latest Warranty Terms and Conditions and additional information
regarding your warranty, please see complete details online at www.SCEPTRE.com.
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Disclaimer, Trademarks, &
Copyright Information
•
“HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or
registered trademarks of HDMI Liscensing LLC.”
•
SCEPTRE is a trademark or registered trademark of Sceptre Group.
•
Sceptre, Inc. shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions
contained herein; nor for incidental or consequential damages resulting from
furnishing this material, or the performance or use of this product.
•
In the interest of continuing product improvement, Sceptre, Inc. reserves the right
to change product specifications without notice. Information in this document may
change without notice.
•
No part of this document may be copied, reproduced, or transmitted by any means,
for any purpose without prior written permission from Sceptre, Inc..
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FCC Compliance Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following conditions:
This device may not cause harmful interference
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that my cause undesired
operation.
Please Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
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•
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Caution: To comply with the limits for an FCC Class B computing device,
always use the signal cord and power cord supplied with this
unit.
The Federal communications Commission warns that changes or modifications to the unit not
expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
European Notice
Products with the CE marking comply with both the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC), (93/68/EEC) and
the Low Voltage Directive (72/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community.
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