Zenith TRK4000 Instruction manual

operating
guide
/
warranty
RECORDYOURMODELNUMBER "_
Themodeland serialnumberof your newW are Located
on the backof the W cabinet.Foryourfuture convenience,
we suggestthat you recordthese numbershere:
MODELNO.
SERIALNO.
WARNING
WARNING:
TO REDUCE
THE RISKOF ELECTRIC
SHOCKDO NOTREMOVE
COVER
(OR BACK).NOUSERSERVICEABLE
PARTS
INSIDE.
REFER
TOQUAITFLEDSERVICE
PERSONNEL.
TheLightning flash with arrowheadsymboL,within an equilateraltriangle, is intendedto alert the userto the presence
of uninsulated"dangerousvoltage" within the product'senclosurethat may be of sufficientmagnitude to constitutea
riskof electricshockto persons.
Theexclamationpoint within an equilateraltriangle is intendedto alert the userto the presenceof importantoperating
and maintenance (servicing)instructionsin the Literatureaccompanying
the appliance.
WARNING:
To prevent
fire orshockhazards,
do notexposethis productto rain or moisture.
POWER CORD POLAR]ZAT1rON:
CAUTION:TO PREVENT-ELECTRIC
SHOCK,MATCHWIDEBLADEOFPLUGTOWIDESLOT,FULLYINSERT.
ATTENTLON:
POUREVITERLESCHOCSELECTRIQUES,
[NTRODUIRE
LA LAMELAPLUSLARGEDE LA FICHEDANSLABORNE
CORRESPONDANTE
DE LA PRISEETPOUSSER
3USQU'AU
FOND.
NOTETO CABLE/TV INSTALLER:
Thisreminder is providedto caLLthe cable TVsysteminstaLler'sattenUonto Article820-40 of the NationalELectricCode
(U.S.A.). Thecodeprovidesguidelinesfor propergroundingand, in particular,specifiesthat the cablegroundshaft be
connectedto the groundingsystemof the building,as closeto the point of the cableentry as practicaL.
REGULATORYINFORMATION:
This equipment hasbeen tested andfound to comply with the Emitsfor a ClassB digital device, pursuantto Part15
of the FCCRuLes.TheseLimitsare designedto providereasonableprotectionagainstharmfulinterference when the
equipmentis operatedin a residentialinstallation.Thisequipmentgenerates,usesand can radiate radio frequency
energyand,if not instaLLed
and usedin accordance
with the instruction manuaL,may causeharmfulinterferenceto radio
communications.However,there is no guaranteethat interferencewilt not occurin a particularinstallation. If this
equipmentdoescause_rmfut interferenceto radio ortelevision reception, which can be determinedbyturning
the equipmentoff andon, the useris encouragedto t_ to correctthe interferencebyone or moreof the fotlowing
measures: • Reorientor relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increasethe separationbetweenthe equipment and receiver.
• Connectthe equipment into an outlet on a circuit differentfrom that to whichthe
receiveris connected.
• ConsuLt
the dealeror an experiencedradio/TV technician for help.
CAUTEON:
Donot attempt to modifythis productin any way without written authorizationfrom Zenith ELectronics
Corporation.
Unauthorizedmodificationcouldvoid the useYsauthorityto operatethis product.
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This page wiU
helpyou
hookup your
Entertainment
Machine
IMPORTANT!! Usethis page to decidewhereyou need to begin your setup.
first, find the Une below that best describeswhatyou want to do, then go to
that page number.
properly.
G['_IERAL HOOKUP INFORMATION
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Forgeneralinformation
aboutthejackson yourEntertainment
Machine,goto ........
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pages4
INPUT HOOKUP OPTIONS
If youareusinganantennaor havedirectcableservice,go to ...................
If you are usinga cabLebox, go to ..................................
If you are using a VCR, go to
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page5
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page 6
page 7
If you are usinga DVDPlayer, go to .....................................
page 8
AUDIO EQUIPMENT OPTIONS
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Forgeneralspeakerplacement
advice,go to
...............................
To hook up your surroundsoundspeakers,mini tower speakeror sub-woofer,go to
To hook up your Ent_irtainmentMachineto an externalstereo, go to ...............
page 9
.....
page 10
page10
Fora completeIndex, seepage 52-53.
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I INSTALLATION
I GETTING
STARTED
Yourjack-pack
variou;nd_i_
RFConnectors=
Antenna/Cable1,
Antenna/Cable2,
andLoopOut
Usedto connect
Antenna/cable
to the
tetevision,either
directlyor throughyour
cablebox.
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3
MONITOR
OUT
Vtdeo 3_
Video 3 can be used
as a composite or
componentinput.
SURROUND
SPEAKERS
(BRIGH]_
_) LEFT(_)
DATA
R-AUDIO-L/MONO VIDEO
VA" B'EOUT
Surround Speaker
3acks Mght/Left
Usedto improve your
sound by connecting
surround-sound
speakers.
A data connectionto
Varlabte Out/
be usedfor instaLting
Used to connect
S-WeEO
V2
a network computer,
either an external
A feature
available
Pleaserefer to your
manuat,
amptifier, or add a
sub-wooferto your
withsome very
surroundsoundsystem.
thatprovides
even
high-endequipment
betterpicture
quality.
3ACK
A connectionon the back of a IV, VCR,or any other A/V device.Thisincludes the RFjacks and the Audio/Videojacks
that are cotor-coded.
SIGNAL
Pictureand soundtraveUngthrough cable, or in the air, to your television screen.
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Connecting
Cable
W
waUjack
]ooking up to Antenna/Direct Cable
antenna/cable
to your
Entertainment
Machine.
Hookingup to
Locate the Antenna/Cable I jack
on the backof your Entertainment
Machine.
Connectthe cablethat runsfrom
the walt directty to this jack.
(75ohm)
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or
HONITOROUT
If you receiwantennathrougho
flat wirethat isseveral
years old
ond connects
withtwo small
prongs,
you wiUneedto purchase
a
300 Ohmadopter.It shouldbe
available
from yourlocolelectronics
dealer.
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RFcoaxial,wire
(75ohm)
VARIABLE OUT
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Usinga cable
box with
the Loop
Out function.
Somacable seMces require the use of a
cable boxto decodepremiumchannelsand
pay-per-view.Usingthe LoopOut to
Decoderoption, and programmingyour
remote,you can connectyour cable boxso
that you onty needyour HBR Trakball
remote to contmt,all the channels. By
connectingcable directly to your
EntertainmentMachine, then runningit out
to the cable boxand back,you makethe
cable boxanothersourceto choosefrom in
the Source menu(see page 20).
Cabte
box
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Locatethe Antenna/Cable2 jack on
the backof your TV.Connectthe
camethat runsfrom the wait direct|y to the jack. Now find the the
Loop Outjack.
Connectthe cable from this jack to
the Input jack on the backof your
cablebox.
MONITOROUT
Cable TV
Rf coaxiat wire
(75ohm)
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VARIABLEOUT
Locatethe Outputjack on the back
of your cable box. Connectthis to
the Antenna/Cable1 jack on the
backof your TV.
To view the premium stations, set
the channel number on your cable
box to HBO®, CINEMAX®, SHOWTIME ®, etc. Then go to the Source
menu and select the Antenna/Cable
1 source. See your Quick Setup
Sheet, inctuded with this operating
guide for more information.
page 20 for information
Source Menus.
See
regarding
To view the non premiumchannels
go to the SourceMenu andse|ect
Antenna/Cabte2. Then run Channe[
Searchto checkfor a[[ avai[abte
channelsand storethem in its
memory.
This can bfecombinedwith any
other equipmentyou may want
to hook up. Hook cabledirectly into
the TV,then to the cablebox. From
there, the came boxgoesto the
next device, downthe fine, until
the last piece, which connectsback
to the TVin the Antenna/Cable 1
jack.
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ConnecUnga
VCRto your
Entertainment
Machine.
Loode the RFor VHF/UHF/CA_V
In jack on the back of your
VCR. Connect the Antenna or
cable wife coming from your
wall. directly
to this jack.
Find the compositevideo or
S-Videoand audiojacks on
the backof your VCR,and
connectthem following
the instructionsprovidedwith
your equipment.
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You may connect either the
compositevideo or the SVideo cables to your
EntertainmentMachine.Do
not connectboth the composite and the S-Video.
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._LOOP
OUT
J,_/ANTENNA
CABLE2
INPUT
To hear stereosoundfTOm
your VCR,you wigneed to
connectA/V cables.
Zfyou wontto receive
your
dgnalson Channel3 or 4
fromAntenna/Cable
I, locate
the Outto TVjock onyour
W'R._nnect a cablefrom
the Out to TVjack to the
Antenna/Cable
1jack on the
buckofyour Entertainment
Machine.
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s_gnalonchannel3 or ,;).
Cablenot included.
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COnnectinga
VD playeror
-VHS player
to your
_n_'nn_
"
Find the audio and composite
or S-Video jacks on the back of
your DVD Player and connect
A/V and S-Video
cabLesnot included
with "IV
them foLLowingthe instructions
provided with your equipment.
You may connect either the
compositevideo or the S-Video
cables to your Entertainment
Machine. Do not connect both
the compositeand the S-Video.
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Forseveralpiecesof equipment, edit the
names underSourceID soyou don't_rget whichis which.Seepage 29.
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General
helpon
designing
your home
theater
This is just a generalroom design.
Any number of set-upsare possible,
and somechangesmay be needed
to maximizeyour sound.
set-up.
A Left and right speakeron either
side of the EntertainmentMachine
\
will create a phantom _center
channeL" making the dialog sound
as though it's coming directlyfrom
the Entertainment Machine.The rear
surroundsoundspeakersprovide
the majority of other sounds,Uke
thosefrom specialeffects in movies.
Yoursub-woofer-generatesultra-tow
frequency sound,for rumbling
Low-end audio.
speaker
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sub-woofer 1
surround
/
/sound /
Soundis aJ_ed by
speakerplacement,so
make sure nothingis in
front of the spea_rs, and
that they are aimed in
oppropdotedirections.
@
"_
speaker /
Youhove the option of
turningon or off the internal
speakers.
If your surroundsound
systemis on, but there's no
soundfrom the speakers,
the programyou're watching
might not be broadcastin
surroundsound.
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best sound
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possible
from your
Beforeyou beginplugging in yourspeakers,
it's a goodidea to put them in their
approximateplacesfirst. That way you
know how muchwire you have or wi[| need.
Locate the SurroundSpeakersjacks on the
backof your EntertainmentMachine.Connect
the wires to the right or [eft channel depending on where the speakeris located in your
room.Thecopperwire corresponds
to
the Negativejack, and the si|verto the
Positive.
Locatethe jacks marked VariabteOut. These
are for the sub-woofer.Connect the subwoofer'scab|es, accordingto their corot (red
is the right channel white the [eft) to these
jacks.
Zfyou happenm havet_'ni-tower
speakers,
thesewritbe connected
to the backofyoursub-wooer,
withthejack labored
SoteUite
SpeakerOutput.
Locate the Variable Outjacks on
the backof your Entertainment
Machirieand the Input jacks on
the backof your stereo'samplifier.
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Connect the two jacks, making
surethat the right and [eft
channelsare placedcorrectly.
Set up your speakersthrough
your stereo, accordingto
those directions.
Youconadjustthe volume
level
onyour extema!stereosystem
even_ your remoteisin Titmod¢
SeeAmpUJier
Volume
Overrideon
page,_._
Youhavethe optionoJturningon
oroff the intern!!speake_
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Haveyour
Entertainment
Machine
automatically
find andsave
aLLthe
channels
available to
Use pages5-10 to hook up your
EntertainmentMachine. PLugyour
EntertainmentMachineinto a
120V 60Hz outlet and pressthe
Powerbutton on the front panel
The QuickStart screenWILL
instantly appear,with three steps
youshouldfoLLowif you have not
yet done so.
you.
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Removethe back of the remote
and put in three AAAbatteries.
Make sure batteriesare property
instaL|ed(checkthe +/- signs).
CUck ENTER on your remote to
continue the setup process.
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YourchoicewiLLbe to pick 1 or 2
(Antenna or CabLe),dependingon
the type of input signalyou have.
You wilt then be promptedto press
3 on your numberpad. Your
Entertainment Machine wit[ now
searchfor aLLavaiLabLe
channeLs,
and store them in its memory.
TheQuickStartmenuappears
thefirst timeyouturnyour
Entertainment
Machineon,aLLowing
you to setyour availeblechannels
beforegoingon to otheroption_ t
TheQuickStart option on(y works
when the currentsourcefor the
Main pictureis AntonnaiG_bleI.
Onceyou hoveprogrammedthe
channels.for Antenna/CableI this
option will not appearin the menu
for onother source.
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Findall. your •
available
channelsfrom
any source.
This function allowsyou to set up the channet
selection on Antenna/Cable 2. Othersources,
such as VIDEO1 and 2 won't have channels
available to scan, and when they're selectedas
the source,the option won't evenappearin
the Setup menu.
Crick on the SourceMenuicon in
the Menu Display.
Crickon Ant/Cable 2 to search
for available channels.This wit[
correspondeither to the name on
the jack pack, or any nameyou
may have assignedit with the
SourceID option (see page 29).
Video 2
S-Video 1
S-Video 2
Video 3
Click on the wordsSourceMenu
andyour SetupMenu wit[ appear.
Select Ch. Searchin the menu
by crickingon it once. Crickit
again to enter the Channel Search
screen.You witt be prompted
to determineif the signatis
comingfrom an antenna or cable.
Setect one or the other by
pressingthe correct numberon
the NumberKeypad.
Press3 on your numberkeypad
to start the channe|searchfor
the sourceyou've picked.You
witt automaticat[ybe returnedto
regular viewing.
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Menu
etup
Clock Set
Captions
Caption/Text
Language
Background
Projo Setup
Whenthe screente_ you how
many channels it found, click
the TrokbaUtMn'ce
to return quickly
to regulorviewing.
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Adjust
the color
alignment
to make
your picture
the sharpest
it can be.
CLickon yourSetup Menuicon in
the Menu Displayat the top of
the screen.
SeLectProjoSetupon your screen
by clickingon it once.
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CLickagain to enter the
Convergencescreen.You wiLLsee
four intersectingtines. If the
Linesare perfectlywhite, your
colorsare fine. If you can see
either blue or red tines, then one
or both of thosetwo colorsneeds
etup
Menu
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Quick Start
Ch. Search
Add/Del/Surf
Clock Set
Captions
Caption/Text
Language
to be adjusted.
CLickon the text acrossthe top of
the screento select which color
to adjust:Red or BLue.
Usingthe Up/Downand Right/Left
arrowson the remote, adjust the
colorsso the Linesmatchon the
screenand are compLeteLy
white.
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NOTE Due to the smaU adjustments,
it may be easier to use the arrow
buttons on your remote, rather
than the Trakbatt. The UP/DOWN
arrow keys adjusts the horizontal
Lines; the RIGHT/LEFT arrow keys
adjusts the vertical Lines.
CLickEXIT to return to the Setup
Menu. CLickon anotheroption or
on the regular screento return to
normalviewing.
I.f the lines nevermatch up, no
matter whatyou try, give Zenith's
Pmjecb'onTVhe_oline a call at
1-800-355-1690.
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CONVERGENCEThisoption Lets you align the variouscolorsin your pictureso they look correct.
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buttonson
yourremote,
andwhat
theydo.
POWER
TurnyourEntertainment Machine
orany otherprogrammedequipment
on or off,
dependingon mode.
ENDECATORLIGHTS
ILLuminate
to showwhichmode
yourremoteis in.
MODE LEFT/RIGHT
Adjust which mode your remoteis
working in.
TRAKBALL
CLickandmovethe on-screen
pointer.
MUTE
Pressoncefor Soft. Mute, again
for FuLLMute, and a third time to
return to normalvolume.
SURF
Use the regular channeLselectionor
your customizedchannel Surf Lists.
FLSHBK
Return immediately to the last
channelviewed.
VOLUME LEFT/RIGHT
Increases/decreases
the soundLevel
CHANNEL UP/DOWN
ScroUthrough your available
channels.
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NUMBER KEYPAD
Fordirectchannelselectionand
programming
functions.
SOURCE
Pushto switchbetween
available
sources
connected
to
yourEntertainment
Machine.
ENTER
Push to accept menuchoicesor after
channel numbersfor faster transfer.
PIP SNAPSHOT
MENU
Displays
on-screen
menus.
Pressto capture and freeze main
picture within large PIP frame. Press
a secondUme and receive PIP from
another channelor source.Press a
third time to removePIP.
RECORD, PAUSE
Controlthe functionson yourVCR.
ARROW KEYS
QUIT
ALLows
you to move through
on-screenmenu choices.
Leavesprogramming menusand
clears screenof displays, and provides
audio swap.
REW, FFWD, PLAY, STOP
Controlthe functionsonyourVCR.
RemoteControLPartN_umber
NBR TRAKBALL: TRK 4000
MODE
The mode determinesthe type of deviceOV, VCR,CabLe,AUX)that the remote is controlling.
SURF
Accessa customizedgroupof channelsby pushingthe surf button on the remote.
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Leam the
easiestway
to get at
Menu Dl_
Make sureyour EntertainmentMachineis
on. Oust dick the Trakba[|by pressing
gentrywith yourthumb, and a hand-shaped
pointer wilt appear.
26-32), the Audio menu (see page33), the Video menu (see page 34), and
the Picture-in-picture menu(see page 37).
S_ed_
Source
Menu
Setup
Menu
Rmtur_
Menu
Audio
Menu
Video
Menu
PIP
Menu
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You can useand adjust any of these
options by rotting-thepointer so the index
finger on the,screenis touchingthe icon
for the menuor option you want. Crickthe
Trakbatt again, andthe option or menu
is selected.
t
PIP
When you'refinished and want to return to
normatviewing, either wait a few seconds
andthe pointer witt disappear,or movethe
pointer so that it isn't touching any icons
or menus, andclick again.
Ch 7 - NBC
4:55
T
Mono
.
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Volun
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Whenyourpointertouches
certain
on.screen
icons,a smelltextwindow
appearsto the rightof the pointer,
telUngwhatthe iconrepresents.
your computer. Click words
on-screeninsteodof pressingthe
button. Orclickon items insteod
of scrolUngwith the arrowkeys.
on your
Entertainment
t4achine!
the Setup menu (see pages 11-13), the Special Featuresmenu (see pages
You can now move the pointer anywhere
on the screenby to|ring the Trakbattwith
yourthumb. Asyou move it from side to
side,top to bottom, different menuswitt
appearon-screen.
Thepoint-and-dick
inteo_cedoes
everything
buttonsdo,just eke
eve_ option
which lets you accessthe Sourcemenu (see page20),
ch''l"
Ch.4,
All Chan
lashba©k
[
[
Surf 1
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Femres Menu
m_
(see pages35-37).
(see page 17).
(see page 17).
i
Trak_USpeed,
Captlensb
andSteepTimer
(seenextpage).
(seepage17).
TrakbaUshortcuL"Toquick(yexit
any menuscreen,clickon the
moin screen-- outs_'dethe bordersof the menusdisplay.
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POINTER The image of the handthat appearson-screenand pointsto the option you want to workwith.
ICON
A small pictureon your screenthat represents a function or menuitem.
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easiest way
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to get at
/evely
Option
l
on your
I Entertainment
WhenadjustingopUonsthat am on
a sliding scale,suchas volume,
you don't haveto increase or
decreasethem onestep at a time.
Just dick anywhereon the
spectrum,andthe setting wit[
jump to that point. Fromthere
you can fine tune the levelsby
cUckingon the smatl |eft- and
right-pointing arrows(decrease
and increase,respectivety),
moving the revels in smaUsteps.
Machine!
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3ustabout everywhereyouseetext
or an icon on your screen,you
can probablyclickthere to make
somethinghappen. For example,
once you have oneof the items
from the Menu Displayon your
screen, suchas the SetupMenu,
you can just dick on the icon in
the upper|eft of that menuto
cyclethrough the other menus.
Volume
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Ch. Search
_, Add/Del/Surf
Clock Set
Captions
Caption/Text
Language
Background
Projo Setup
)Oh. Labels
SourcelD
SufflD
Pamn_lCtl
Auto Demo
You can adjustthe speedyour
Trakba[[movesacrossthe screen
by clickingon the stoat|
TrakbaUicon at the top of the
PIP/Features Menu. Thehigher
the speedyou set, the moresensiUve the Trakbat[wilt be to your
movements.
Crick on this icon to view the
:.(:
Captions Menu. See page 23.
To view the Sleep Timer menu,
dick on this icon. See page 26.
PIP
.
4"
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FREEZ
PIP
CHAN
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Theseg buttonsadjust
yourPicture-in-Picture
feature.Seepages35-37.
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Introdudng
you tothe
basicsof your
Entertainment
Machine.
To watch TV on antenna, cable, a VCR, DVD or any other piece of equipment,
you have to make sure you've set your Entertainment
Machine to the
ChannelorVideo
correct source. Check page 20 to see how to use the Source menu. The
_urrent source is displayed on the top line of the Channel/Time display.
-It wilt show a channel number if the source is Ant/CaMe I or 2, and
read the name of the source (such as VCR) for anything else.
4:55
Time
Mono
07 " NBC
Audio
Mode _h
(Indicates
Source)
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CUckthe Ch. Op/Ch. Down text to movethrough the channels,or use
the CHANNELUP/q)OWNarrowson your remote to movethrough your
channel Est.
Skip to a specific channelby cEckingon the ALLCHtext andthen
double-clickingon a number,or by entering the numberof the channel
on the NUMBERKEYPADon your remote.
To instantly return to the last channel you werewatching, click FLSHBK,
or pressthe FLSHBKbutton on your remote.
Cycleup or down
through the channels
Ch._l _
Ch. _lt
Choose
a specific
channet
Return to the last
channel viewed
-I_
All Chan
_,- Flashback
Thisis
whilethesource
toAnt/Cable
I or 2. Foranyother
source,
suchasa VCRorisset
DVDplayer,
theMainPicture
channel
changing
willbecontroffed
bythat equipment.
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Clickon any part of the Volumebar to jump to that soundLevel,or click
on the small arrowsto movein smallincrements.You can also use the
VOLUMERIGHT/LEFTbuttonson your remote to adjust the volume level.
Clicking once on the SpeakerIcon in the Volumedisplay will put your
EntertainmentMachine into SOFTMUTE.Clicking again will MUTEit
completely,and once more will bring the sound back. Or,usingthe
buttonson your remote, pressMUTEonceto reducethe sound level to
the SOFTMUTElevel. Pressonce moreto completely MUTEthe sound.
Pressagain to return to full sound level.
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Clickhereto
mute
Volume
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Clickhereto
raiseor tower
the volume
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SOURCE The term for the equipment that providesaudio and video information to your EntertainmentMachine. VCR,DVDplayers,or
Cable Boxesare examples of sources.
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Descriptions
of at[ the
menuson your
Entertainment
Machine.
Usingthe Menubutton on your remote or by usingthe Trakl_ll, you can access
atethe menusbelow.
Menu Name
SOURCE MENU
SETUP MENU
Go to page
20
Choosefrom the available sourcesfor both the main picture and PIP.
Adjust the basiccharacteristicsof your EntertainmentMachine.
11-13,
21-25
Automaticat|yfinds and storesactive channelsto flip through using Channel
Up/Down.
11
Findsand storesactive channels.
12
Manuat|ypick andchoosewhichactivechannelswill appearwhenflipping
throughusingChannelUp/Down.
21
Clock Set
Set the time yourself, or programyour clockto automatically
detect the time, and to adjust to DayLightSavingswhenyou
programin yourtime zone.
22
Captions
Turn closedcaptioningon, off, or set it to come on automaticaLLy
whenthe EntertainmentMachine is muted.
23
Choosethe captioningor text method for your Entertainment
Machine.
23
Pickthe languageyou want your on-screenmenusto appearin.
24
Background
Turnsthe backgroundfor on-screenmenus transparentor opaque.
25
Projo Setup
A|LOwsyou to adjustthe colorconvergenceof your
EntertainmentMachine.
13
Go beyondbasicsand customizeyour Entertainment
Machine's functions.
26-32
Programa time for your EntertainmentMachineto turn itseLfon or off, or to
turn itself off after a certain amountof time.
26-27
Labelyour channelswith their networknames(ABC,CBS,HBO, etc.).
28
Source ]D
Customizethe namesof your sourcesby either selecting a [abel or making
your_wn.
29
Surf TD
Designa customchannelsurf selectionfor up to four people, and put their
names on them.
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Quick Start
Channel Search
Add/Oel/Suff
Captions/Text
Language
SPECIAL
FEATURES
Timer Setup
Channel Labels
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Descriptions
ofaEthe
menusonyour
Entertainment
Menu Name (cont'd)
Parentat Control
Auto Demo
Go to page
ALLows
parentsto block any channelfor up to 99 hours,with the use
of a password.
31
Your EntertainmentMachinewit[showyou what it's capableof
by running through many of its options and menusautomaticaLLy.
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33
AUDIO
MENU
Customizethe soundto suit your roomand your taste. Youroptions
are: Bass,Treble,BaLance,Audio Mode,SoundRite,FrontSurround,
Rear Surround,BBEAudio, Speakers.
VIDEO
MENU
Adjustyour picture for any viewing situation. Youroptionsare:
Contrast, Brightness,CoLor,Tint, Sharpness,CoLorTemp,Video FiLter,
Skin Tone,Video Preset.
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Controlthe size andappearanceof the PIP inset. Youroptionsare:
Contrast,Tint, Size.
37
Usingthe Trakbal[,youhaveevenmoreoptions,tuck onceand
movethe pointeraroundthe screento accessthesemenus
15-17
Menu Display
Accessany of the on-screenmenusby clicking on an icon from
this List.
15
ChanneL/
Time Display
Showsthe currenttime, channeL,video and audiosource,and the
Surf status.
17
PIP
MENU
17
VoLumeDisplay
Showsthe currentsound Level
16, 36
PIP/Features
Menu
ControLsaspectsof PIP inset and accessto TrakbaLtspeed,Steeptimer
and dosed captioning.
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the sources
for your main
picture
and PIP.
This menuis whereyou switch input source
devicessoyou can watchyourantenna, cableTV,
VCR,DVD, or anythingelsethat you have hooked
up to your EntertainmentMachine. ReguLar
antenna or cabLewilt comethrough either
Antenna/CabLe1 or Antenna/CabLe2, depending
on how you set up your system.At[ other
deviceswiLtcorrespondto the namesof the
jacks that they're connectedto.
CLickon yourSourceMenu icon in
the Menu display.
CLickon the word Main or PIP to
w
e
set the signaLsourcefor that
item. "Main" is for your regular
picture signaL,and "PIP" is for
the I>icture-In-Picturefeature.
Video 2
S-video 1
S-Video 2
DVDNideo
3
CLickon the sourcewhere your
signal is comingfrom. This Listing
WILLcorrespondto the jack names
on the front and backof your
EntertainmentMachine, unLess
you changedthe namesunderthe
SourceID option. To changethe
name of these LabeLs
seepage 29.
NOTE:Youcannot havethe Main
Sourcefrom Ant/CabLe1 andthe
PIP sourcein Ant/CabLe2 or vice
versa.PIP must bethe same
Ant/CabLesourceasthe mainor
one of the videosources.
CLickon the regular screento
return to normalviewing.
[_
Repeatthesestepsto set the
signalsource_or your PIP _tura
SOURCE The term for the equipment that providesaudioand video informationto your Entertainment Machine.VCR,DVDplayers,or
Cable Boxesare examp|es of sources.
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Createyour
ownchannet
selection
for cooler
surfing,
CLickon the Setup Menu in your Menu
Display.
Crick on Add/Det/Surf in the menu.
Crick on it again and your screenwiLt
be replacedby a large btue one with a
fut[ channe[ Esting.
F_
Qick on the channe[numberyouwish
to modify (add/detete to your channe[
List). CLickon channe[numberagain to
add or detete from your Esting.
Crickon the No Surfing text to change
to a Surf channe[ Esting (Surf 1, Surf
2, etc.).
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F
Qickon the channetnumberyouwish
to modify(add/surf to your channet
Est). Crickon the channelnumber
again to add it to your Surf tisting.
Note: Darkgrey channels(deleted
channels)cannot be changed.
Cyctethrough your other Surf modes
(Surf 2, Surf 3, etc.) and repeat steps
4 and 5 to set up additionatSurf
charmerlistings.
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F
etup
Menu
QuickStart
Captions
Caption/Text
Language
Background
ProjoSetup
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22_
23
24
25
Crick on EXiT to return to the Setup
Menu. Crick on another option or crick
on the regular screen to return to
normal viewing.
Instead of "Surf I" or "Surf t,"
custofnizethe name of your program
listings.SeeSurf ID on page 30.
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channels _U
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in a
gray coto_ white Addedones _tt
in whi_.
Surfed channeLswitt have a pink
surfer icon next to them.
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ADD
ThisfunctionLetsyouaddnewchannels
to the listthat youlJscrollthroughwhenusingyourremote.
DELETE Thisfunction letsyouremovechannels
thatyoudon'twatchfromthe tistyou_tscrollthrough.
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fist ofyourfavoritechannels.
Youcanaccess
this groupof channels
by
pushing
the surfbuttononthe remoteor bycrickingontheSurfingdisplay(seepage15).
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Set the dock
or haveit
done for you,
automaticaUy.
CLickon your Setup Menuicon in
the Menu DispLay.
REALLY
impress your
friends.
Click on CLockSet in the menu. CLick
it again to reachthe Clockmenu.
CLickon CLockModein the menu.
CLickagain and a displaywilt appear
at the bottom of your screen.
'1 Menu
etup
Quick Start
Ch. Search
Chooseeither Auto or Manualfor
dock mode.ManuaLwilt tel you set
the time yourselfwhile Auto wiLLset
it for you while your Entertainment
Machineis off.
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Caption/Text
Language
Background
Projo Setup
Manuak ChooseManual,then cLick
on Time Set twice, where you can
set the time by c[icldngon the
HH:MMAM/PM displayto cycte
through the times.
or
f
Manua[ Mode
Auto: ChooseAuto, then click on
PBSChanneL,then usethe NUMBER
Keypadto enter the PBSChanneL.
Yourcurrentchanne|wiLLchangeto
that station.
Q
Clock
Menu
lock
Menu
Turn off your Entertainment
Machinefor ten secondsto activate
the correcttime.
F
Embeddedin the PBSbroadcast
signal is the inJorm_tionfor the
correcttime ond dot_ Your
Entertm'nmentMochinewill reed
thet in_rmation andoutomoti_Uy
displaythe right tim_
Auto Hode
Clock
Menu
Q
lock
Menu
ZJyou .followthesesteps andyour
time issb'llonehouroj_,,checkyour
TimeZone and Deyb'ghtSavings
time within your Entertainment
Mochineto makesurethey ore
properlyset.
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Tumdosed
captioning
or text
Click on your Setup Menuicon in
the menudisplay.
SelectCaptionsin the menuby
clicking on it. CLickon it again to
choosewhether you want the
captions Off, On or CaptionWhen
Muted.
Select Caption/Textfrom the menu
by cticldng on it. CLickagain to
choose which type of captioning
or text you want.
Crickon the regularscreento
return to normalviewing.
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etup
Menu
Quick Start
Ch. Search
Add/Del/Surf
Language
Background
Projo Setup
ON_seCapUon_ to view
tn_ditiona! Closed _ptiordng.
the Trakball,
you canalsogo
Lothe PIP/Features
menuand
cb'ck
on "a" eoenterthe Captions
menu.Seepage16.
Not all programshovec_ptions.
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etup
Menu
Quick Start
Ch. Search
Add/Del/Surf
Clock Set
Background
Projo Setup
CAPTIONS
A form of subtitlingthat displayswritten dialogfor your program.
TEXT
Arbitra_ text not related to the program.
CAPTIONWHENMUTED Sets captioningto comeon automaticallywhen your volumeis soft muted or muted.
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Choosewhat
languageyour
ol1-screell
menus
appearin.
Click on your Setup Menuicon in
the menu display.
Select Languageby clicking on it.
CLickagain to choosethe tanguageyou want by clicking on
English, Spanish,or French.
CLickon the regular screento
return to normal viewing.
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Menu
Quick Start
Ch. Search
Add/Del/Surf
Clock Set
Captions
Projo Setup
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Customize
the Look
of your
on-screefl
CLickon your SetupMenu icon in
the menudisplay.
menus.
SeLectBackgroundby clicking on
it in the menu.
Choosewhether you want an
opaquebackgroundOff or On by
clicking on it again.
Crickon the screenfor norma{TV
viewinc
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etup
Menu
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Quick Start
Ch Search
Add/Del/Surf
Clock Set
Captions
Caption/Text
turningyourBockground
Onmok_r
reading_ menus_er.
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Entertainment
Machinego
to sleep
any time.
CUckon yourSpeciatFeatures
Menuiconin the menudisplay.
SetectTimer Setupin the menu
by cUckingon it. CUckon it again
and the Timer Menuwi|! appear,
replacingthe features Menu.
CUckon SteepTimerin the menu
to hightightthe feature. CEckit
again to specifyan amountof
time beforeyour Entertainment
Machine turns itsetf off. Youcan
increaseor decreasethe amount
of time in incrementsup to four
hours.
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Features
Source ID
Surf ID
Parental Ctl
Auto Demo
Note: To turn the feature off, you
must cyctethrough the times
unlit Off appears.
C|ick on the screento return to
normal TVviewing.
'_--_ Sleep
Timer
Thesteep timer can also be
accessedby the moon and stars
iconon the top of the
PZP/Featuresmenu.Seepage 16.
Off Time
On/Off Timer
Asthe GoodNightDisplay
counts
downtheJ_nal60 seconds,
the
audioandvideoof the
Entertainment
Machine"dim" for
a softdiscreettum-oJ_.
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Entertainment
Machinewake
upandgo
to sleep
anytime.
CLick
onyourSpecial
Features
Menu
iconin the menudisplay.
SeLectTimer Setup in the menu
by cEckingon it. The Timer Menu
wiLLappear,replacingthe Special
Featuresmenu.
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Features
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CLick on On Time first to highUght
the feature and a second time to
set the time your Entertainment
Machine turns itself on. The number appears in the form (HH:MM
AM). SeLect the amount time by
Source ID
Surf ID
Parental CU
Auto Demo
-] Menu
imer
clicking on the digits. To change
the AM or PM, simply click on
AM/PM.
On/Off Timer
CLickon Off Time to highlight the
feature and a second time to set
the time your Entertainment
Machine will turn itself off. Repeat
step number 3 to enter an Off time.
CLickon On/Off Timer to decide
if your EntertainmentMachine
wiLLobservethe times you
entered above.SeLectON and it
wiLLshut off andturn on at the
'] Menu
imer
On/Off Timer
specifiedtimes.
CLickon the screento return to
normalTVviewing.
--_ Menu
imer
Sleep Timer
Too_ivotetheOn/O_r Timer,
yo_
mustset on O_ Tfm_TheOntime
is optional.
_7
Menu
imer
Sleep Timer
On Time
Toselect Timer._azp you must set
the time on your Entertainment
Mackfne.
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Choose
presetlabels
for channels
or create
your own.
CLickon your Special Features
icon in the menudisplay.
lb.
mw
Select Ch. Labelsby clickingon
it. Click again and a blue screen
wit[ flU.with a list of possible
channe[labels. Thecurrentchannet
Special
Features
wit[ appearin the upper-right
cornerinset.
Surf ID
Parental Ctl
Auto Demo
Choosea channelto label with
the ChannelUp/Down display on
the right side of your screen.
Choosea [abet for the channelby
cEckingon it.
NOTE:The( .... ) [abet indicates
that your TVwit[ acceptthe
original broadcastlabe[ if sent
by the broadcaster,and (None)
wit[ brock at[ labeling.
To edit any of the [abets,dick on
the [abet again or select EDITat
the right side of the screen.
Another screenwit[ appearwith
the atphabet. Click on any of up
to four Letters,then dick EXITto
return to the Channe[Labe[ screen.
Click EXITto acceptthe [abet and
return to the Special Features
menu. Crickon the regular screen
to return to norma[viewing.
If you wetrhcablewitha cable
boxendhaveyour dlonnelset to
3 or 4, you shouldset thelabel
to Non_
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ACTS
NONE
A&E
ABC
AD&E
ADO
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BCC
CBC
CBN
CBS
CNN
CDM
CSPE
CSP2
CTV
DIS
DISC
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ESPN
ESP2
ET
EWrN
FLIX
FNN
FSN
FX
HBO
HB02
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CATV CNBC
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AMC
FOOD
FOX
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Name
the sources
for the
Entertainment
Hachine with
SourceIO.
CLickon your SpeciatFeatures
Menuicon in the menu display.
SeLectSourceID by cUcldng on
it. CLickit again to enter the
SourceID menu.Yourscreenwilt
be replaced by a btue one that
Ustsart the sourcesand their
currentlabeLs.
--_
Special
Features
Timer Setup
J
Parental Ctl
Auto Demo
SeLectthe Sourcenameyou want
by cLickingon it. Clickrepeatedly
on the label to cyclethroughair
the availablenames.
Note:The (- - - ) [abet indicates
that yoursourcenamewilt be the
default nameshownin the source
cotumn.
If you don't see a name that you
want, click on EDITto enter the
[abeLedit screen. A customizabLe
alphabet feature will appear.To
customizethe name, dick on the
Letters of the nameyou want (up
to 10 characters).Crickon EXIT
to return to the Source[D screen.
Whenyou're done, crickon EXIT
to return to the SpecialFeatures
menu.
CLickon another seLection,or on
the regular screento return to
normal viewing.
SourceIDs con be edited
and re-editedeve_ time you
rearrangeyour equiprnenL
Make sureto keep trac!!?
Source
Label
Video 1
Video 2
S-Video 1
S-Video 2
Video 3
t
Thetittes underSource
wiUcorrespond
to the
jack labelsonthe back
of your Entertainment
Hachine.
Sautes conbe disabledbychoo_ng
that option underlabel so thed
wig not appearin the sourcemepu
or whenpressingthe sourcebutton.
_ANTENNA__
___pQ
Zfyou want to return o label t_
the defaultname, edit the name
usingall spacesin placeof lettots.
Thetittes underLabelwi[[change
as youdick on the sourcename.
Tfthe dashesarechosen,the
sourcenamewit[bethe default
nameasit appearsabove(under
the Source).
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namesof your
surf channe[
Listsfor up to
fourpeopl_
CLickon yourSpecia[ Features
Menuicon in the menudisplay.
Crick on the Surf ID item in the
menu. CUck again and your screen
_
Special
Features
will be replaced by a b|ue one,
Timer Setup
Ch. Labels
showing all your available surf tists.
Highlight the Surf channetUst you
want to edit by clicking on it.
CEckrepeatedlyon the [abe[ to
cyclethroughthe availablenames.
Auto Demo
Note:Besureto indicate the specific
channellist you wish to edit. For
example,Surf 2 shouldbe selected
if Surf I has a{readybeen edited.
Crickon EDITto enterthe labet edit
screen.An atphabet, including
somesymbolswit[ appear.SpeUout
the name you want by clicking on
one letter after the other (up to
10 characters).CEck on EXITto
return to the Surf ID screen.
f
Surf
Label
Click on anotherSurf charmer|ist
to continueediting, or dick on
EXl"rto return to the Specia[
FeaturesMenu. To programSurf 2,
3, and 4, dick on those specific
options and repeat stepsone
throughfour above.See page 21
for additiona[information.
Surf 3
Surf 4
it appears above (under the word
Crickon another option, or dick
on the regular screento return to
normalviewing.
If you wantto returna labelto the
defaultname.edit the nameusing
all spaces
in p_oceof letters.
Customized
sur/channeltistscan
be disabled
bychaodngthat option
underlabelsotheywillnot appear
in thesurfingdisplaywhenpressing
thesurfbutton.
A
Thetittesunde[Labelwill.change
asyoucEckonthe Surfname.If
the dashesare chosen,the Surf
namewill.bethe defauttnameas
Surf).
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Determine
the channels
and video
your
Clickon your Special Featuresicon in
the menudisplay.
can access,
Select Parental CtL in the menu by
clickingon it. Clickagain to enter the
parental controt menu (Par. CtL).
Click on BlockCh. and the screenwill
be replaced by a blue screenListingall
of youravailable channels.Clickon
the channelnumbersthat you wish to
block. The screenEststhe channelas
Unbiocked.Click on the channelagain
and it will read Blocked.CLickEX]Tto
--_ Special
Features
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Timer Setup
Ch. Labels
Source ID
_O
Set Hours
Set Password
Lock On/Off
return to the parental control menu.
Click BlockVideo andyou will be
given the option to block at[ Video
inputs exceptAnt/CaMe 1 and 2.
SelectSet Hoursin the menuby
clickingon it. Clickagain to set the
amount of time you want the channel
blockedfor: 1 to 99 hours.Click on
arrowsto increase or decreasethe
time.
Click on Set Passwordtwice to choose
a numberthat wilt protect the channel
A displaywilt appearon the bottom of
your screen,promptingyou to enter a
four-digit code. Click on any four
numbersfrom the list, or enter a
numberusingthe NUMBERKEYPADon
your remote. After you enter it once,
you must enter it again to verify it.
After you verifythe password,the
screenautomaticallydisplaysLock
®
arental
Control
1
2
3
4
6
7
e
98
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
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23
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25
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27
28
29
30
MTV
5
10
35
36
40
41r_
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43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
CABLE
51
52
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54
55
SATELLITE
60
56
57
58
59
OnlOff
61
62
63
64
L'tickOnor Off to haveyourEntertainment
Machine enablethe channelblocking
(On), or to ignore it (Off).
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_.you do not set the hoursor p_sword, .youw_Unot be
oble to enoble the blod_ J_oture.f
S/_/d you/or_t t/_ pessword
you _,_ed, parento/
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PamntolContlot.feature
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Entertainment
Machinewill
showyou
all your
menuoptions.
Click on your FeaturesMenu icon
in the menu display.
Select Auto Demoin the menuby
clicking on it. C|ick on it again to
choosewhetheryou want the
Auto DemoOn or Off.
-_
Click on the regular screento
have the Auto Demobegin.
Special
Features
Timer Setup
Ch. Labels
Source ID
Surf ID
Auto Demodisplaysmany of the
menusend disp_ys.yourZenith
Erd_ment
M_ne has,showing
you the _out and _af:ion of
5"ouroptions.
To let you know it's running,
Auto Demoplacesan animated
icon in the upper-rightcomerof
your sc_en.
Prexn'ng
anykeyon theremoteor
pont pane(ofyourEntertainment
Machinewifftemporari@y
stopthe
demo.Tocancelthedemo,you
mustturnoff theAutoDemo.
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Customize
the sound
onyour
Entertainment
t4achin_
CEck on your Audio Menu icon from the
menu disptay. Your options are:
• Bass:Increase/decrease tower-endsounds.
• Trobte: Increase/decreasehigher-end sounds.
• Balance: ALtowsyou to put the sound more to
the left or right channel
• Audio Mode: Choose from stereo sound,
mono, or Second Audio Programming(SAP).
• SoundRite: Scansfor changesin sound level
during commercials,then adjuststhe sound
to match your current Level
• Front Sum. Turnthe front surroundsound
speakersofT.or off.
• Rear SUIT: Increaseor decreasethe sound
Leverof the rear surroundspeakers.
• BBEAudio: Choosethe Levelthe BBESound
Control is set to.
• Speakers:Turnthe regular speakerson or off.
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Balance
Audio Mode
SoundRite
Front Surr ,r
Rear Surr
BBE Audio
Speakers
€tickonce on the item youwant to
modifyto hightightit.
You wilt be abte to either click directty
on any part of the adjustmentbar, or on
arrowsto increaseand decreasesettings
one step at a time.
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Crickon the regutarscreento return to
normatviewing.
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Not og progrommingis broodcostin
stereo sound.
Pmgrummingthat doesn'tbroodcostSAP
moy besilent whenyou setyour
EntertoinmentMachineon thissetting.
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STEREO
SOUND
Stereo (stereophonic) soundrefers to audiothat has right and [eft signals.
t4ONOSOUND
Mono (monauraL)soundis one channetof sound.On more than one speakerat[ the speakersplay the sameaudio.
2ND AUDIO/SAP
Second Audio Programming(SAP) is another, separate, audio channelavailablewith some programming.
ChoosingSAPoften refersto tistening to audio in anotherlanguage, suchas Spanishor French.
BBESOUNDCONTROL Expandsthe range of tones your sound systemdelivers,givingyou higher highs,and towertows.
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f
Custom|ze the
picturequaUt,j
on your
Entertainment
Machine.
Crickon yourVideo Menuicon from
the menu display.Youroptions are:
• Contrast: Changesthe amount of
difference between black levels and
white revels in your picture.
•
Bdghtness: Increasesor decreasesthe
amount of white in your picture.
•
Coton Adjustlevers of aLLcotors.
• Tint: Adjust the relative amountsof the
corotred and green in your picture.
• Sharpness: Raiseor tower the
definition of the picture. The towerthe
lever, the softer the image will appear.
• Color Temp: Adjust the corot qualities
of the entire picture at once: warm,
medium, and cool• Video Fttten Reducesnoise to enhance
picture ctarity.
Brightness
Color
13nt
Color Temp
Video Filter
Skin Tone
Video Preset
• Skin Tone: Automaticattyadjuststhe
appearanceof skin color, makingit
more naturalVideo Preset: Choosefrom a rangeof
options dependingonyour viewing
situation. Custom usesthe settings you
have manuatty chosen,while Preset
restoresthe levelsto their originalsettings.
CLickon the item you want to
modifijto hightightit.
You wiE be able to either dick
directly on any part of the adjustment bar, or on arrowsto increase
and decreasesettings one at a time.
Crickthe screento return to normal
TV viewing.
SomeoneleJt the pit-Lurelooking
terrible?3us_choosePresetunder
VideoPresett_ get the regularpicture
qmc .
Yourmoch'JT_videoselecUons€_n be
di._uent[or eachsour_ _od_'ng
the setb'ngsin one souroewig not
changese_'ngs fn anothersource.
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Picture-inpicture
explained.
YOUR PICTURE-IN-PICTURE FEATURE
The Picture-In-Picture
(PIP) function aLLowsyou to put a smatter
picture, catted the "inset,"
on the bigger screen, or the "main"
picture. Don't want to miss any of the big game, but hate
commercials? Just put the game in the inset, and surf with the
main picture.
2-TUNER PIP FEATURE
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NormaLLy,you would need some other piece of equipment, Like a
VCR, to act as a tuner to receive and display a second channel at
the same time. Your Entertainment Hachine eliminates that need
by giving you two _ners
matter what equipment
in one TV. PIP is always avaiLabLe, no
you have.
WORKING WITH PIP
Picture-in-Picture
MainPicture
This is whereyour MBRTrakbattremote is put to the most use. ALL
of the functions PIP has are accessiblethroughthe menusthat
pop up on-screenwhenyou useyour TrakbatLThere'smore about
that on the foLLowingpage.
3ust Eke your Entertainment
Machine's main screen, PIP will. need
a source to take its image from. When you set the main screen
source to Antenna/CabLe 1 or 2, the PIP source wiLLautomatically
set to that as weLL You can adjust and/or request a different
source under the Source menu (see page 20).
PIP SNAPSHOT
This feature enablesyouto freeze the mainimage into the FIPframe
or view anotherimage in the PIP frame with the touch of a button.
POSSIBLEREASONSFOR ADJUSTENGPIP SOURCE
1. You usea cable box to receivepremiumchannels,and have it
"Looped out_ on the back of the W. Set the PIP sourceto the
cable boxsource,and the Inset wilt displaythe premium
chal_nels,which can then be swappedwith the main picture.
2. You want to watch a video tape, but keep scanning for another
movie or game. Set the PIP source to VIDEO 1, 2, or 3 and you
can watch the VCR and TV, swapping between the two.
Youcannothove the 14ainSource.fromAnt/CableI and
the PZPsourcein Ant,/CabLe
2 or viceversa. PIP must
be Me someAnt,/Cabtesourceas Me main or one of the
videosources.
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ost from the
P andother
ThePIPfunctionscanall befoundin the on-screen
menuthat appears
whenyouroe the pointerto the left
sideof the screen.
Traidll Speed
Adjusthow fast the
pointer moves in
relation to your
moving the TrakbatL
FLipsthe PTP_
_Ib,
image with the
_
_
Captioldng
CLickthis to enter
the dosed caption
menu.
Sleep TInNw
Adjust the amount
of time before
your Entertainment
MachineshutsitseLf
off. See page 26
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main picture.
PIP On/Off
_
Turnsthe PIP
_-_f
function on and off.
Whenthis is on,
aLLthe foLLowing
options are availabLe.
Whenit's off, only
this option, FREEZ
and Surf to PIP are
available.
FREEZ
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_REEZ
Letsyou stop the
image on screen.
If PIP is on, the
picture in the inset
wiLLfreeze. If PIP
is off, the main
screenimage wiLLbe
frozen andplacedin
a PIP inset.
PIP
CHAN
T
Commep:iatSurf to PIP
With oneclick this puts
v_lateveris on the main
screeninto the PZPset,
and Lets you movethrough
your selectedsurf Ust, for
a one minute time period.
It wilt then automaticaLLy
return the picture backto
the main screen.
PIP Size
Choosebetween a
large or smaLLPIP
inset picture.
PIP Source
CUckhere to set
the sourcesignal
for the PIP.
F_P New
CLickon this to place
the PIP anywhere.
Onceyou dick you't[
be moving the PIP
around. CLickagain to
set the PiP at that
|ocation.
Audio Swap
Switchesyou
between the sound
that accompanies
the main picture,
and the soundfor
the PIP inset.
Switchbetweenchannel se|ectionforthe
MainandPIPimages.
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Control
the picture
quaUties
ofyour
PIPinset.
CEck on your PIP Menuicon in
the menu display.
SeLectSize in the menu by
cEckingon it once.
You have two sizesavaiLabLe
for
the PIP inset picture:Small and
Large.
J
Menu
Setect the size you want your
PIP inset to be by clickingon the
Size item. The inset wilt appear
and change size to showyou the
difference, evenif the PIP has
not been turned on.
i {'_---I PIP
Contrast
i Tint
SmaU PIP
To adjust the other options,
Contrast andTint, click on those
items.
CLickon the regular screento
return to normalviewing. The PIP
wiLtthen disappearif it has not
been turned on.
Note: Contrastand Tint are
adjusted the sameas they are in
the Video Menu, onLynow they
affect the PIP inset image. See
Video Menu page 34.
AUthe restof the PIPoptionsare
avaitabteusingyour TrakbaU..
See
pageMLand38.fora.fulldescription.
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Elk
PIP
Thisis the mostcommonway to refer to the Picture-In-Picture(PIP) option.
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Controlling
the Main
and PIP
audio/video
usingyour
TrakbatL
Somefunctionsof PIPcanalsobe contxoUed
usingthe Channel/Timedisplay.
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Ch 07 - NBC
4:55
Turn PIP on. CUckthe TrakbaLt
once, and roLLthe pointer to the
right side of the screen.
Mono
d"
The displaywilt be in two parts.
The highUghtedpart wiLLindicate
the modeyou're in (Main or PIP).
CLickon the darkenedpart to
change to operatingthe other
mode.
Ifthe bottom section (PIP) is
highlighted,you'LLbe changing
stationsin the PEPinset. To
changestations on the main
picture, highlight the top haLf
beforechangingchannels.
Instead of going to the Audio
Swapoption in the PIP/Features
Menu, simply dick on the smaU
musicalnote icon on the Leftof
the Channel/Timedisplay.The
note that is highlighted teLlsyou
which audioyou are Listening to.
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Surf
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4:55
Mono
PIP
Ch. 05
Ch. _'
You can be listeningto the PIP
audio, but sb'Uchangingthe main
picture'schanneL
Ch. _,"
All Chan
Flashback
Surf
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You can use most of the options on your Entertainment Machineby
pressingvariousbuttons.
Usingthe
buttonson
your remote to
controlyour
Entertainment
Machine.
MENUS
Pressingthe MENUbutton repeatedlywilt cycle you throughaUthe
av_ailabtemenusthat control your EntertainmentMachine's settings.
Oncein a menu,you can setect an item by pressingthe UP/DOWN
arrowsto hightight one. Then, to modifythat option, you can choose
it by pressinga RIGHT/LEFTarrow.
Changing LabeLsand I.D.s require modifying options from a bLue-screen
menu. fn these memJs aLLfour of the arrow buttons witt move the
cursor around the screen. Pressing FLSHBK wiLLcycle through
where the screen indicates.
options
Pressing ENTERwitt reave your current menu,and bring up the
Time/ChanneLDisplay.QUIT witt leave the current menu, andtake
everythingoff your screen.
SURF
The SURFbutton on yourremote wiLLcycle you throughyour
four surf menus.
The currentSurf Ust wilt appearin the Surf displayin towerright of
your screen. Surf 1-4 meansthat your channelchangingusingthe
channelup or down wilt be limited to the channelsthat have been
chosenfor your Surf List.Whenthe ListdisplayreadsNo Surfing,then
aLLadded channelswitL be availabtefor you to choosefrom when
channelingup or down.
MODE
Yourremote control can operate up to five different piecesof
equipment.These are called its "modes."When you are usingthe
remoteto operate your EntertainmentMachine,it is in TVmode,
VCRmodewhen operatingyour VCR,and so on. Thereare modesavaitabte to control two "Auxitia_ items. This is for an external stereo system, or simpty moreVCRs,a DVD, Laserdisc,or any other pieceof
hometheater.
You can changethe currentmodeby pressingeither Leftor right on the
RODEbutton. An indicator wilt tight to showyou the currentmode.
VCR/DVD FUNCTIONS
;;he buttons at the very bottom of your remote correspondto functions
for your Zenith VCRor DVD. The remote has alreadybeen programmed
with the code that operatesmost Zenith VCRs,so you can usethose
buttonswithout haveto go through the programmingprocess.Forany
other brand, refer to page 43 to see how to programnew codes.
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Using the
ten-button
front panel to
operate the
menus.
Press POWERon the control panel
to turn on your Entertainment
Machine.
To access the menus, push the
MENU button on the control
paneL. CycLethrough
the various
menus by pushing the button
repeatedly.
Pressthe SELECTbutton
repeatedlyto highlight the option
you want to modify.
Presseither Rightor Left on the
ADJUSTbutton to modify the
option you havechosen.
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Push the ENTER button to return
ENTEK
ControlPanel
.4AD,]i._Tt.
SELECT
MENU
,, VOLUME*
. CHANNEL*
POWER
C 2D
to normal TV viewing.
ReJerto the vadouspages on how
to use the on-screenmenususing
your remote.
TheCHANNELend VOLUME
buttons
workjust as they do on your
remotecontroL
Lostthe remote? ¢011Zenith ot
1-800-255-6790 to osk obout
purchasingo new one.Any other
brandbesides
Zenithwill
not
perj_rm
oU ofb_eposdl_e
funcb'ons
on yourTV.
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THEREMOTE
Operate
all of your
hometheater
and stereo
hardware
with the
MBRTrakbaU.
Selectthe equipment you want to
program,then turn to pages 42-43 to
find the programmingcode appropriate
for the type and brandof equipment.
Make sure the equipmentis turned on.
h
w
v
Point the MBRTrakbatlremote at the
piece you're programming,and press
MUTEand FLSHBKat the sametime.
HoLdunti[ one of the modeindicator
LEDsUghts.
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Use the MODE Right/Left button
to select the appropriate mode for
your equipment.
With the NumberKeypad, enter the
three digit code you foundin step 1
and pressENTER.If the codeis
accepted, the modeindicator LEDwit[
blink three times. If it is not accepted, the LEDwitt not b|ink.
NOTE:TheTV and VCRmodeswit[ onty
acceptcodesfor those types of products. TheAUX 1, AUX 2, and CabLe
modeswill accept codesfor any kind
of product.
Pushthe POWERbutton to turn off the
equipment. Ifnothing happens, repeat
the processfrom step 1, and try the
next codenumber.
°
Toget o_ of Progrommingbefore
you enter a code,just pressthe
QUIT button on your remote
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_nd the codes
you need to
programyour
remote.
TVs
Admiral........
121 130
Akai ..........
116
133
104
Amark.........
103
146
AOC ..........
104
BeLt+ Howe|t..
•
Hitachi ........
, 121
Broksonic ......
131
Candle ........
139
Goldstar .......
136
103
113
121
104 105
114 119
130 133
Sharp .........
103 105 122
133 137 156
169
129
163
NEC ..........
104
119
Signature 2000...
Orion .........
176
103 104 105
113 114 119
121 130 133
SOny..........
115 143 151
170
Soundesign .....
139
S_vanJa .......
112 113 117
119 127 128
139
3C Penney .....
104 110 114
117 119
Panasonic ......
106
166
107 160
JVC .........
125
Phi|co .........
103
104 112
KMC.........
103
113
139
Citizen ........
121
Contec ........
141
Coronado .......
103
Lodgenet.
Cr_vn .........
103
Curtis Mathes....
Deewoo........
Daytron........
11G 119 121
149 159
119
Elektra
121
Emerson .......
MontgomenjWard
101
119
........
104 119
104
103 121
[ntecl .........
Centurion ......
139
103
147
102
KTV .........
103 104 138
PtfiUps ........
112
Kurazai.......
121
Pioneer........
135
LG ...........
184
Portland .......
103
.. 121
ProScan........
121
Quasar ........
116
167
106
119 133 137
103 112 113
117 119 127
RCA ..........
128 130 139
165
Realistic
....
Logik .........
LXI ...........
Magnavox ......
103
124
145
104
131 123
136
176
Majestic ......
Marantz ........
.121
104
Fisher.........
109
118
Megatron.......
146
GE ...........
106
107 114
Memorex .......
121
116
117
MGA/Mitsubishi...
104
130
155
161
132 164
120
155
......
120
140
178
Tatung ........
106
157 162
Teknika ........
103 112 121
124 139
107
Telerent........
103 121
104 116 126
157 161 162
167 168
Toshiba........
110 111 134
171
.105
123 124
Sampo ........
Samsung .......
119
103
141
119
Sanyo .........
108
109 118
Scott .........
119
133
169
113
Sears
........
XR-IO00 .......
121
Yorx ..........
119
Zenith.........
101 142 149
177
Zenith Sta_ight..
175
154
134
119 124
.103
110
134
108
109
111
218
TV/VCRs
Adventura ......
154
Go[dstar .......
153
RCA ..........
179
Symphordc......
Broksonic ......
182
Hitachi
154
Samsung.......
180
XR-IO00 .......
154
Emerson .......
158
I.XT...........
154
Sansui.........
182
Zenith .........
153
Daewoo.........
148
Magnavo_ ......
173
Sharp .........
179
Funai .........
154
Panasonic ......
174
SyLvania .......
154
.......
181
154 172
182 183
VCRs
Admim| ........
208
Adventura ......
231
261
Aiwa..........
231
Akai ..........
223
238 241
Audio Dynamics .. 202
247
218 206
GE ...........
214
216 220
NEC ..........
202
218
Sharp .........
208
Go Video .......
262 263
Optimus .......
Orion .........
208
233
209 259
250
Shintom .......
239
Goldstar .......
256
275
209
Signature 2000...
Panason_ ......
214
251 259
214 216
231 249
Hitachi ........
215
231 257
208
219
261
Pentax ........
215
Instant Replay...
[nteq .........
214
273
227
Phi|co.........
207
214
Sony..........
232
274
Sony Beta/VHS,..
237
214 215 218
227
PMlips ........
Pioneer..
......
207
210
214 227
215
SonyVideo8 .....
217
Sylvania .......
207
Symphonic......
231
Tashiko........
209
Tatung ........
202
Teac..........
202
Teknika ........
209 234
Toshiba........
205
273
Broksonic ......
221 226 233
250 255
Canon.........
214
JC Pennay ......
Citizen ........
209
JVC ..........
Craig..........
Criterion .......
212
239
202 224 225
258 268
PorLLand.......
ProScan........
246
216
260
Kenwood.......
202
Quasar ........
214
259
Curtis Mathes ....
214
Logik .........
IX/ ...........
239
20g 231
ECA ..........
Curtis Mathes ....
Daewoo........
25g
244
254
246 248
Magnavox ......
Marentz........
207 214 231
207 218
Realistic .......
215
227
249
206
214
216
240
260
208
231
Dayt_on........
236
246
Marta .........
209
Samsung .......
220 230 238
DBX ..........
202
218
Memorex.......
Emerson.......
203
223
235
209 221
226 233
243 250
fisher .........
Funai .........
Mitsubish| ......
220
242
267
212
206 212 214
Sansui.........
239
231
Sanyo.........
206
212 247
204 222 252
264
Scott
204
243
205 233
211 212 213
247
Montgomery Ward 208 214 216
219 231 249
231
MuLtiTech ......
.........
Sears .........
Vector Research .. 204
261 272
214 227
231
215 271
218
XRolO00 .......
239
Yamaha........
202 218
Zenith.........
201 224 225
229 273
Zenith Beta .....
237
206 209 211
212 215
239
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Findthe codes
you need to
programyour
remote.
CABLE/SATELLITE/SET-TOPS
AUegro ........
358
362
ALLegroA-B Switch 361
AmeHcast ......
383
DISH Network SateUite
GE ............
367
Gemini ........
348
Unika .........
362
Prirnestar SatHLite 388
335
321
RCADSS .......
373
Radio Shack.....
362
Hacom Satellite .. 314
RegaL.........
356
Universal.......
358
Hagnavox ......
334
Regency .......
329
Vid Tech .......
340
Samsung ......
• 335
Video Way ......
349
Viewstar .......
354
372
Kale Vision......
Macom ........
389
Unika .........
389
_/C Satellite.....
394
United Satellite .. 344
305
331 338
MagnavoxDSS ...
390
General Instrument 304
307
310
305 306
308 309
318
NSC ..........
339 368
370
332 342
Scientific Atiante
316
364
Oak ..........
335
369
311
Sony DSS......
387
Zenith .........
301
HamLin ........
303 345
366
393
Panasonic ......
313
320
Sprucer.......
313
Zenith HT-2000...
353
PanasonicDSS ...
386
Standard Comp..
335
Zenith PM ......
374
Hitachi DSS .....
302
365
392
Hughes DSS .....
392
Paragon(Zenith)..
333
_erroid ........
304 _07 308
309 310 318
360 363 382
PhiUps ........
Pioneer........
347
354
315
Panasonic ......
Pioneer ........
323 336
Stargate ......
379
Texscan.......
339
356 371
zenith HD Set-Top 385
Tocom........
317
318 346
Toshiba DSS....
391
zenith NIC Set-Top. 384
zenith SateUite... 328
405
Sanyo.........
401
Zenith.........
401
402 403
Sony..........
404
TechnicsDCC ....
454
Yamaha........
453
Sylvania .......
433
Teac ..........
446
Technics .......
432
Toshiba........
447
Yamaha........
448
Zenith.........
460
501
350 352
355
343
Zenith DrakeSateLlite
362
355 369
J
312 330
395
351 378
LASER DISC PLAYERS
Denon.........
402
Mitsubishi ......
403
403
AUDIO TAPE DECKS
Denon.........
455
Kenwood.......
450
Pioneer ........
451
Harman/Kardon...
456
Onkyo.........
468
Sony..........
452
478
3VC ..........
457
PMUps DCC .....
454
Technics .......
497
Megnavox ......
422 433
Quasar ........
432
Radio Shack.....
Mitsubishi ......
421
434
423
431
440
NAD ..........
425
426 447
RCA ..........
437
Nakamichi ......
427
428
429
Sanyo.........
Scott .........
438
440
43g
NEC ..........
Onto .........
430
Sharp .........
441
442
444 445
AUDIO CO PLAYERS
Akai ......
,...
Ca_er .........
409
510
Crown .........
410
Denon.........
411
Fisher.........
412
Gotdstar .......
460
Harman/Kardon...
413
3VC ..........
415
Kenwood.......
412
441
424
438
424
436 439
441
459
461 498
502
Panasonic ......
431
432
Sony..........
443
416 417
PMUps ........
Pioneer ........
421
431
433 434
435
Soundesign .....
461 498 501
502
524
Panasonic ......
523
524
Pmscan ........
526
Toshiba........
521
PhiUps/Magnavox
Pioneer ........
521
527
RCA ..........
526
Zenith .........
521
Sony..........
522
Soundesign .....
461 498 501
5O2
Teac ..........
494
495
Technics .......
497
507 509
Yamaha........
496
zenith .........
460 461 498
501 502 504
5O5
DVD PLAYERS
Deno_.........
523
Marantz........
521
Mitsubishi ......
525
AUDIO TUNER AND AMPLIFIERS
Carver.........
510
Marantz........
472
RCA ..........
508
Denon.........
462
463
Onkyo.........
473
ReaUsUc .......
480
Rs_r .........
464
505
Panasonic ......
507
Sanyo.........
481
GoLdstar.......
460
Phi|ips ........
475
Harman/_rdon...
465
PMiips/Magnavox
505
3VC ..........
466
Pioneer ........
477
Keowood .......
468
Radio Shack.....
487
469 506
503
Scott .........
482
Sharp .........
483
478 479
Sherwood ......
487
488
488
Sony..........
489
492
490 491
476
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Usethe
Remote
controtto
search for
all possibte
programming
codes.
Turn on the device you want
to operate.
Pressand hotdthe MUTEand
F_HBK buttonsuntil the
indicator tight turns on.
PressRODELeft/Right untit the
indicator tight is underneaththe
deviceyou'retrying to program
('IV, CABLE,VCR,AUX).
With the NUMBERkeypad,enter
the code 0-0-0 (zero-zero-zero),
then pressthe Enterkeyrightaway.
Aim the remoteat the correct
device and push the Power
button. Arrowa secondto pass,
then push the Powerbutton
again. Repeatuntit the device
turns off.
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PushEnterto save the code.
Theindicator tight on the remote
witt brinkthree times and then
turn off.
PressPowerto turn the device
back on.
Youcanget outof AutoFind
quJddy
bypressing
theQuitbutton.
If the indicetorUghtdoesnot turn
off whileyou pushthe Powerkey,
all thecodeshavebeentriedand
your deviceconicbeprogrammed.
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Controlthe
volume on
your sound
amp[ifier
white in
other modes.
Amptifier VotumeOverride:
Find the codethat operatesyour
amp[ifier. Testit to makesure it's the
correct one by fottowingthe procedurein
the "ProgrammingYourRemote_ section.
,_
cable
oo0
Pressand hotd MUTEand FLSHBKon your
remote unti[ the indicator Eght stays[it.
PressRODELeft/Right untit the
indicator tight is underthe modethat
you want Amplifier Votumeto appear,
for exampte,TV.
Enterthe specia[code: 4-9-9, then
quickly pressthe ENTERbutton. (The
indicator shoutdbrink and then turn off.)
!
CabteVotumeOverride:
Findthe code that operatesyour
cable box. Testit to makesure it's the
correct one by fottowing the procedurein
the _ProgrammingYour Remote"section.
Pressand ho[dRUTE and FLSHBKon your
remote unti[ the indicator light stays [it.
Press RODELeft/Right untit the
indicator tight is underthe samemode
that you chosein step one.
Enter the_speciatcode:3-9-9, then
quicktypressthe ENTERbutton. (The
indicator shou[db[ink andthen turn off.)
Yourvotumeand mute keysnow control
your ompb.fer,while oUthe other
still operatethe EntertainmentMochin_
To changeeverythingbackto de_ul_
reprogromoU buttons_th their orfgfno[
codes. Seethe *ProgrammingYour
Remoten section,page 4I.
I fyou can't.fnd the code foryour
ompl_er, use the Auto Find_eotur_
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Caring
for your
Entertainment
Machine.
Careful and regularcleaningcanextendthe amountof time you wig.havewith yournew Entertainment
Machine.Be sureto turn the poweroff and pullout the plug beforeyou beginany cleaning.
SCREEN CLEANING
1 Spraya smaLL
amountof glasscleaneron a soft cloth andwipe the screenuntil it's clean.
2. Here'sa great wayto keepthe dustoff your screenfor a while. Wet a soft cloth in a mixture of lukewarm
water anda Little fabric softeneror dishwashingdetergent.Wringthe cloth until it's almostdry,and
then useit to wipe the screen.
3.
CABINET
Makesurethe excesswateris off the screen,andthen Let it air-dry beforeyou turn on your
EntertainmentMachine.
CLEANING
1. Use a soft cloth with a mild soap solution to wipe the cabinet (avoid using any cleaner that says
"industrial
strength" on the label
2. Rinse the cloth and wipe the cabinet again.
3. Let the cabinet aft-dry before turning the Entertainment Machine on.
EXTENDED ABSENCE
If you Leaveyour EntertainmentMachinedormantfor a longtime (suchas a vacation),it's a good
idea to unplugthe powerto protectagainstpossibledamagefrom Lightning or powersurges.If you use
an off-air antenna,youmay alsowantto disconnectit fromthe hackof yourEntertainmentMachine
before leaving.
PICTUREINTERFERENCE
Even though you may be getting cable,the signal may be weak, which meansthe quality of your
picture may suffer dueto other factors. If there are problemswith the image on your Entertainment
Machine, consultthe TroubLeshooting
guide on the foLLowingpages.
VIDEO GAMES AND OTHER FIXED-PATrERN DISPLAYS
If you useyour EntertainmentMachineto pLayvideo gamesor for other uses that havesingle, fixed
images, suchas a photo-CDplayer,you shouldavoid setting the BrightnessLevel too high. If static
images, like network identification patterns, are left sitting for too Long,they can Leavea permanent
impression on the picture tube. You can reduce the chanceof this happening by LimiUn9the amount
of time you use the fixed-imagedisplay,and by reducing the contrastand brightnessLevelsor using
the Gamepreset.
CLEANING THE TRAKBALL
t
Sometimesthe TrakbaLtgetsgreasyor dirty, which can affect it's performance.To clean it, moistena
cloth with a solution of dish washingdetergentandwater. GentLywipe the exposed area of the
Trakbatt,roLLingit with your thumb. Allowthe remoteto dry beforeusing it again.
NOTE:Do NOTuse aLcohoL
or other "cLeaning fluids" anywhereon the remotecontrol
Zf
you unplugyour
EntertainmentMachine,
you may howeto resetthe clockusingthe
ClockSet
menudescribed
eadier.
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SYMPTOMS
SOLUTIONS
•
•
•
•
Muffipte images or "ghostshadows:
•
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Snowy picture and unclear sound.
Interference: Sharp tines across
the screen and lousy sound.
Normal picture but no sound.
Somequick
andeasy
tipsto fixing
problems
yourself.
Checkyour antenna connectionor location
Checkyour cableinput.
Checkto see if the TV/.VCRbutton on ,yourVCRhas the TVselected.
Checkyour antenna direction and/or location.
Checkyour cable input
Make sure the cablefrom your antenna to your EntertainmentMachineis
properlyconnected.
The_llowing may causeimage problemsor distom'on:
Electricalappliances,powe(fu!lights, cars, truces; computersor
portable phones; medica[equipment
• If possibleincreasethe distancebetween your EntertainmentMachine and
the offending appUance.Or shut one of them off.
• Checkvolume levels.
• Hake sure the TV is not Muted.
• Try another channel The problemmay be the broadcast,not your
EntertainmentMachine.
• Are the AudioA/V cablesproperlyinstalled?
• Are the wiresfor external speakers(if you haveexternal speakers)
properlyinstalled?
• Makesure your speakersare turned on underthe Audiomenu.
• If your audio modeis set to SAP,that channelmay not have a SAPprogram.
No picture and unclear sound.
No picture and no sound.
• Are you in TV or cable tuning mode,and shouldbe in the other?
• Hake sureoutput channelson aLLA/V equipmentare on the samechannel(3 or 4).
• Checkthat all connectionsare Ught.
• Is the AC powerpluggedin?
• Checkthat your ACpoweroutlet works.(Test it by pluggingin something
else or tnj another plug.)
• Hake sure your brightnessand audiocontrolsare set property.
• Try another channeL.The problemmay be with the broadcast.
• Check the color control in the Video menu.
No color, but the sound is O.K.
• Try another channeL.The problemmay be with the broadcast.
o
Picture has a big black box
on it, but the sound is O.K.
Picture has two horizontal
black bars, one on top and
one on bottom.
The CC(cLosedcaption) option may be in Text mode.Select Caption 1, or OFF
in the CapUons/Textmenu.(Seepage 25).
Yourprogramis in Letterbox. Thismeans that the shape of your TVis a
square,but the programis a rectangle.Thinkof the bars as empty spacethe
programdoesn'tfilL; not picturethat's blockedout. Becausethis format is a
direct representation of film as you see it in the movies, you are actually seeing
MOREof the programwhenyou see those bars. Trustus.
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Somequick
and easy
tips to fixing
problems
yourself.
Remote control doesn't work.
• Make surethe batteriesare fresh and instaUed properly.
Zn_cator Ught on remote
comes on but remote doesn't
transmit.
• Make surethe batteriesare inserted in the remote properly.
Menuoptionscan'tbe
changedor selected.
No picture or sound
when any non-cabLesource
is selected.
Weak or no Stereo Sound
when using a stereo VCR.
Desired PIP sourceis not
setectabte.
The PIP inset is black or
lacks contrast.
• Try unpluggingyour Entertainment Machine for a few minutes,
then plug it backin.
• Checkto see if the sourceequipmenthas been turned on.
• Makesure that the connectionsare secureon the backof your Entertainment
Machineand on the sourceequipment.
* Checkto see if aLLthe connectionsare secure.
• Lookin the Audio mode menu to see if all the settings are correct.
• You are usingchannel3 or 4 to view yourVCR. No stereo soundis present
underthat decision.
YourEntertainmentMachine automaticaLLy
sets th_ PIP sourceto
Antenna/CabLe1 or 2 if that is the sourcefor the main picture.
• You might want to adjust the PIP picture settingsunderthe PIP menu.
• Checkthat aLLthe wiresare connectedproperly.
• Checkto see if your input sourcefor PIP is set correctly.
The PIP inset is "snow" when
the sourceis Ant/CaMe 1 or 2. • Lookto see if the TV/VCRbutton on your VCRhas the TV selected.
Time is incorrect.
• Automatic: Check to see if PBS Channel is correct and then check
Time Zone/DayLight Savings time settings under CLock menu. PBS station may
not be broadcasting time data (use manual setting).
• ManuaL: Make sure the time was set initiaLLy. ProbabLy power was Lost,
If oil eLse_aib, call 1-847-391-8752, then push 5, between 7:00 am and 8:00 pm C.e.ntmtStandardTime.
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ADVANCED
Hereare a few
features that
makeyour
Entertainment
Hachine more
fun to use.
SURF
In addition to your normal channel Listing, you can customize up to four different channel
Lists to fit different
members of your family: movie channeLs for the kids, the sports chan-
nel for Dad, etc. See page 24 to set up surf channel Listsand page 30 to customize the
names of your channel Lists.
PIP SNAPSHOT
With the pressof a button you can freeze the image from your main screeninto a large
PIP inset. Pressing the button a secondtime enablesnormal PIP viewing. Pressing the
button a third time removesPIP from the main screen. Seepages35-37.
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AUTOMATIC TIME SET
You ca_.have your EntertainmentMachine read a signal sent over PBSbroadcasts,andset
the time and date automatically.See page 22.
CHANNEL
Instead
LABELS
of Leaving it up to channel numbers to Let you know what you're watching,
you
can choose labels for the various channels (HBO, CNN, ABC, etc.). You can also Let the
Entertainment Machine use the labels that some stations broadcast themselves. See
Channel Labels, page 28.
SOURCE ID
CUSTONXZXNG
If you have a number of other pieces hooked up to your Entertainment Machine, instead
of t_/ing to remember the name of the jack you hooked them up to, just refer to page 29
to customize the name of the equipment as it shows up under the Source Menu or on your
Channel/Time display.
PARENTAL CONTROL
Usinga password-protectionsystem,parentscan block a channelthat they don't want
their kids to be watching. See page 31.
E-TUNER
PXP
TeLevisions require to a tuner to turn signals into watchabLe programs. Conventional
TV's
only have one tuner, and require another machine, such as a VCR, to receive another set
of signals to use Picture-In-Picture.
Your Entertainment Machine has a second tuner built
fight in, so there is no need to rely on other equipment
for your PIP display. See PIP
overview on page 35.
AUTO DENO
To familiarize yourself with the layout of all your menuoptions and choices,Auto Demo
can be turned on. It wiLLcycle throughaLLthe menus, displayingthem on your screenfor
a few seconds.See page 32.
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A complete
Listof
definitions
for words
foundin
2-TUNER PIP
Thisfeaturesallowsyouto viewa secondchannel while maintaininga
picture on the mainscreen.
75 OHM RF CABLE
Theroundcablethat comesfrom an off-air antennaor cableservice
this guide.
provider.Eachend looks[ike a hexshapednut with a wire sticking
throughthe middle,andit screwsontothe threaded jack on the back
of your TV.
A/V CABLES
Audio/Videocables. Threecables bunched
together--Right audio(red),
LeE audio(wMte), and Video(yellow). A/V cables are usedfor stereo
playbackof videocassettes
andfor higherquality pictureandsound
from other A/V devices.
A/V DEVICE
Any devicethat producesvideo or sound(VCR,DVD,cable box,
or television).
ADD
This function lets you addnew channelsto the Ustthat you'll scroll
throughwhenusingyourremote.
AMPLIFIER
An extema[machinethat ampLifiessound from a television,CDplayer,
VCR,DVDor other A/V device.
ANTENNA
Thephysicatreceiver of televisionsignalssent overthe air. A large
metat pieceof equipmentdoesnot alwayshaveto bevisible for your
hometo be usingan antenna.
BBE SOUND CONTROL Expandsthe rangeof tonesyour surroundsoundsystemdeUvers,
givingyou higherhighs,andtowertows.
CAPTIONS
A form of subUtEngthat writes out the dialogfor your program.
CAPTIONSWHEN
MUTED
SetscapUoningto comeon automaUcaUy
whenyour votumeis soft
mutedor muted.
CLICK
The act of pressingthe Trakballon your remoteto perform
highUghting,andactivatinga particularfunction/feature.
CONVERGENCE
Thisoptionlets you correctfor colorseparation
in yourpicture.
DATA PORT
A jack for hookingup optionatequipment that givesyou accessto the
Intemet throughyourW.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS "Observed"meansthat your EntertainmentMachinewill adjustyour
time setting at the appropriatetimes of the year. "Not Observed"wit[
not. Set this dependingon whetheryourviewingareausesDayLight
Savingsor not.
DELETE
This function lets you removechannelsthat you don'twatchfrom the
Listyou_[ scrollthrough.
ICON
A smallgrapMcitem on your screenthat representsa function or
menuitem.
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INPUT
Refersto thejackthatreceives
a signatinto the TV,VCRor other
A/V device.
3ACK
A connectionon the backof a TV,VCR,or any other A/V device.This
includes the RFjacks andthe Audio/Videojacks
that are coLor-coded.
MODE
Themode determinesthe type of device0_/, VCR,Cable,Aux) that the
remoteis controtEng.
MONO SOUND
Nono (monauraL)soundis one channelof sound.On morethan one
speakeraLLthe speakersplay the sameaudio.
OUTPUT
Refersto the jack that sandsa signalout of a VCR,DVD,or other
A/V device.
PIP
Thisis the mostcommon
wayto referto the Picture-In-Picture
(PIP)option.
PIP SNAPSHOT
Pressto captureandfreeze main picturewithin large PIP frame. Press
a secondtime andreceive normalPIP fromanotherchannel Press
Acompl.e_
list of
definitions
forwords
foundin
thisguide.
again to removePIP from the screen.
POINTER
Theimage of the hand that appearson-screenandpoints to the
optionyou wantto work with.
SECOND AUDIO
SecondAudioProgramming
(SAP)is another,separate,audiochannet
PROGRAMMING/SAP avaitab[ewith someprogramming.ChoosingSAPoften refers to
listening to audioin anotherlanguage, suchas Spanishor French.
SIGNAL
Picture and soundtravelingthrough cable,or on the air, to your
televisionscreen.
SOURCE
Theterm for the equipmentthat providesaudioand video information
to your EntertainmentMachine.Antenna,VCR,DVDplayers,or
CabteBoxesare examptesof sources.
STEREOSOUND
Stereo (stereophonic) soundrefers to audiothat's dividedinto right
and[eft sides.
SURF
This functioncreatesa customizedfist of yourf_vorite channels.
You can accessthis groupof channelsby pushingthe surf button on
the remote.
TEXT
Arbitlanjtext not relatedto the program.
TUNER
Any devicethat picksup broadcastsignalsand turnsthem into
P _ictureandsound.
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Find what you
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FEATURE
PAGE
2-Tuner PIP ...................................
35, 49
Add/Del/Surf-AdvancedSurf ...........................
21
AmpEfier/cabte VotumeOverride ........................
45
Antenna Hookup ...................................
5
Audio Hookups ...................................
10
Audio Menu......................................
33
Auto Demo ......................................
32
Auto Find.......................................
44
Background .....................................
25
BasicTetev_sionOperation ............................
17
Batteries .......................................
11
Button Functions ...............................
14, 39
Cable .........................................
5-6
Cable VolumeOverride ...............................
45
Caption/Text Menu .................................
23
Channe|Labels....................................
28
Channe| Search ...................................
12
Channel/Time DispLay
...............................
38
ClockSet .......................................
22
Convergence .....................................
13
DVD PLayer.......................................
8
F.xtematStereo ...................................
10
Front Pane[ Diagram................................
40
Gtossary......................................
50-51
HomeTheater Set-up ................................
9
HookupDirectory ...................................
3
Jack Pack...............
, ..........
ILanguage Menu ...................................
Loop Out ........................................
4
24
6
Maintenance .....................................
On/Off Timer..............
"..............
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On ScreenMenus................................
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FEATURE
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Parental.Control....................................
Pictur_in-I_cture (PIP) ............................
31
35-36
PIP Menu .......................................
37
PIP Snapshot..................................
35, 49
Programmingthe Remote...........................
41-43
Projo Setup......................................
13
QuickStart ......................................
11
Remote Controt Diagram .............................
14
Safety Information..................................
2
Serial,Number.....................................
2
Sleep Timer......................................
26
SourceID .......................................
2g
Source Menu .....................................
20
SpecialFeatures...................................
49
Surf ID .........................................
30
SurroundSound Speakers..........................
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TrakbaffRemote.................................
14-16
Troubteshooting
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47-48
VCR............................................
7
Video Menu......................................
34
Warranty........................................
54
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between8:30 am and #:30 pm Central StandardTime.
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warranty caref_t[y,it is a "1THE_EDWARRANTY"
as defined underF_[
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ZENITH RESPONSIBILITY
Service Labor
Pam
HomeSewke
Not Covered
During
a periodof90 daysfromeffectivewarranty
date,ZenithwiUprovideseMcelaborby a Zenithauthorized
semitecenter
whenneeded
asdetermined
byZenith,asa resultof manufacturing
defect_
NeworremanofacWred
replacements
forfactopj_
partswiltbesuppUed
by a Zenithauthorized
sep/icacenterforoneyearfromeffectivewanantydate(colorpicturetube-- twoyears).Suchreplacement
pareare
warrantedforthe remaining
portionof theoriginalwanantyperiod.
Warrantyso,ice for 21" diagonal(U.S.A.) or Largerscreensize modelsis pmvidndin the home in most cases.(Soma
mpaffsmay requirethe unit to be taken by the seMcer to the repair facility and returned,at no additional chaRe.)
This warran_j coversmanufacturingdefectsand doesnot coverinstallation, adjustmentof customer controlsin the home,
installation or repairof homeantenna systems,cable convertersor cable company-suppLiedequipment;it also does
not coverdamage due to misuse,abuse,nngtigence,acts of Godor other causesbeyondthe coutxotof Zenith. Any
alteration of the product after manufacture voidsthis wananty in its entirety.
OWNER'S RESPONSIBILITY
Effective W_-rrantyDate
Warrantybegins on the date of ori_na{consumer purchase.Foryour convenience,keepthe dealers dated bit[ of sale or
ddivery ticket as evidenceof the purchase date.
Operating Guide
Readyour OperatingGuidecarefuLLy
so that you wit[ understandthe operation of your set and howto adjustthe customercon_
Camyln Service
ModeLsunder21" o_agona[(U-_.A.) screensize must be takento a Zenith authorizedservicecenter for warrantyseMce
and must be picked up by the owner.
Antenna
Important
Receptionproblemscausedby inadequatehome antenna or faulty antenna connections are the owner'sresponsiMUty.
ProductRegistration--Pleasefit[ out and mail your ProductRegistrationCard.It is imperative that Zen_ know howto roach
you promptiyif we shoulddiscovera safety problemthat could affect you.
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For warrantysawica information, contact any Zenith authorized seMce center.Partsand servicelabor that am Zeniths
respunsibiUty(see above) wit[ be providedwithout chaRe. Other serviceis at the owner'se_panse,If you have any problem
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Zenith offersyouthe opportuniL_to obtain additionaltong-termprotectionagainstfailure of the picturetube in your new
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and keepyourEntertainmentMachinein top condiUon.It guaranteesyou a genuineZenith replacement picturetube andservicefrom a Zenith authorizedservicecenter.
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