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TV User’s Guide
Before connecting, operating, or adjusting this product,
please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely.
Models:
MG13400, MG19400 & MG20100
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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Warning! Important Safety Instructions
Important Safety Information
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING
TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This symbol indicates high voltage is present inside. It is
dangerous to make any kind of contact with any inside part of
this product.
This symbol alerts you that important literature concerning
operation and maintenance has been included with this
product.
Power Consumption: 100-240V~50-60 Hz
52 Watts (Model MG13400)
65 Watts (Model MG19400)
70 Watts (Model MG20100)
Note to CATV system installer: This reminder is provided to call CATV
system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical
Code that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular,
specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding
system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Caution: To prevent electric shock, match the wide blade of plug to
the wide slot, and fully insert the plug.
Important: One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of
copyrighted TV programs is an infringement of U.S. copyright laws.
To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard,
do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Always be careful when using your TV receiver. To reduce
the risk of fire, electrical shock, and other injuries, keep
these safety precautions in mind when installing, using, and
maintaining your machine.
• Read all safety and operating instructions before operating the TV
receiver.
• Retain the safety and operating instructions for future reference.
• Heed all warnings on the TV receiver and in the operating
instructions.
• Follow all operating and use instructions.
• Unplug the TV receiver from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a
damp cloth; do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
• Never add any attachments and/or equipment without approval of
the manufacturer. Such additions may result in the risk of fire,
electric shock, or other personal injury.
• Do not use the TV receiver where contact with or immersion in
water is a possibility, such as near bath tubs, sinks, washing
machines, swimming pools, etc.
• Provide ventilation for the TV receiver. The unit is designed with
slots in the cabinet for ventilation to protect it from overheating. Do
not block these openings with any object, and do not place the TV
receiver on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. Do not place
it near a radiator or heat register. If you place the TV receiver on a
rack or bookcase, ensure that there is adequate ventilation and
that you’ve followed the manufacturer’s instructions for mounting.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Important Safety Information, continued
• Do not place the TV receiver on an unstable cart,
stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The TV receiver
may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult,
and serious damage to the appliance. Use only
with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the TV
receiver. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions
when mounting the unit, and use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer. Move the TV receiver and its cart
with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may
cause the unit and cart to overturn.
• Operate your TV receiver only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of
power supplied to your home, consult your appliance dealer or
local power company.
• Protect the power cord. Power supply cords should be routed so
that they are unlikely to be walked on or pinched by items placed
on or against them. Pay particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the unit.
• Unplug the TV receiver from the wall outlet and disconnect the
antenna or cable system during a lightning storm or when left
unattended and unused for long periods of time. This will prevent
damage to the unit due to lightning and power-line surges.
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• Avoid overhead power lines. An outside antenna system should not
be placed in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric
light or power circuits or where it can fall into such power lines or
circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, be extremely
careful to keep from touching the power lines or circuits. Contact
with such lines can be fatal.
• Do not overload the wall outlet or extension cords. Overloading can
result in fire or electric shock.
• Do not insert foreign objects through openings in the unit, as they
may touch dangerous voltage points or damage parts. Never spill
liquid of any kind on the TV receiver.
• Ground outdoor antennas. If an
EXAMPLE OF
ANTENNA GROUNDING
outside antenna or cable system is connected to the TV
receiver, be sure the antenna or
cable system is grounded so as
to provide some protection
against voltage surges and
built-up static charges. Section
810 of the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA No.70-1984,
provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast
and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and
requirements for the grounding electrode.
ANTENNA
LEAD IN WIRE
GROUND CLAMP
ELECTRIC
SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
ANTENNA
DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
GROUNDING
CONDUCTORS
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
GROUND CLAMPS
NEC — NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
ELECTRODE SYSTEM
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Important Safety Information, continued
• Do not attempt to service the TV receiver yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Unplug the unit from the wall
outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the
following conditions:
- when the power-supply cord or plug is damaged
- if liquid has been spilled on or objects have fallen into the unit
- if the TV receiver has been exposed to rain or water
- if the TV receiver does not operate normally by following the
operating instructions
- if the TV receiver has been dropped or the cabinet has been
damaged
- when the TV receiver exhibits a distinct change in performance
If you make adjustments yourself, adjust only those controls that
are covered by the operating instructions. Adjusting other controls
may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a
qualified technician to restore the TV receiver to normal.
• When replacement parts are required, be sure the service
technician uses replacement parts specified by the manufacturer
or those that have the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in additional damage to the
unit.
• Upon completion of any service or repairs to this TV receiver, ask
the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that
the TV receiver is in a safe operating condition.
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CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Your New TV ........................................................3
Chapter 3: TV Operation ........................................................10
List of features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Checking parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Learning about your new TV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Front panel jacks, buttons and indicators . . . . . . . . . 4
Rear panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Turning the TV on/off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Viewing the menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Seeing special help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Selecting the menu language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Memorizing the channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Storing channels in memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Adding and erasing channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Fine tuning channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Changing channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Using the channel buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Directly accessing channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Scanning the channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Selecting the previous channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Setting the clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Adjusting the volume. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Raising or lowering the volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Using mute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Customizing the picture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Using Automatic Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Viewing the on-screen displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Setting the Sleep Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Viewing a VCR or camcorder tape. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Chapter 2: Installation ...........................................................6
Connecting VHF and UHF antennas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Antennas with 300-ohm flat twin leads . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Antennas with 75-ohm round leads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Separate VHF and UHF antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Connecting cable TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Cable without a converter box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Cable with a converter box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Connecting a VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Connecting a camcorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Installing batteries in the remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
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Chapter 4: Special features..................................................19
Setting the On/Off Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Using the SKIP TIMER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Viewing Closed Captions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Appendix..................................................................................22
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Identifying problems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Cleaning and maintaining your TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Using your TV in another country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
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YOUR NEW TV
List of features
Checking parts
Your TV was designed and engineered using the latest technology.
This TV is a full-featured, high-performance unit that not only meets,
but exceeds, industry standards. Along with the standard features you
expect, your TV includes the following special features:
• Easy-to-operate remote control
• Easy-to-use on-screen menu system you can use from the front
panel or the remote control
• Automatic timer to turn the TV on and off at any time you choose
• Special picture settings, pre-set at the factory for the highest
resolution
• Automatic channel tuning for up to 181 channels
• A previous channel button to quickly see the last channel you were
viewing
• Fine tuning control for the sharpest picture possible
• A special sleep timer
• Tri-lingual on-screen displays (English, Spanish, and French)
Once you have unpacked your TV, check to make sure that you have
your remote control.
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YOUR NEW TV
Learning about your new TV
Front panel jacks, buttons and indicators
- VOL +
▲
MENU
Rear panel
POWER
CH ▲
OUTPUT
STAND BY
VIDEO-IN-AUDIO
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
DO NOT OPEN.
VIDEO
AUDIO
75
INPUT
CAUTION :
TO PREVENT ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
THIS COVER. NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
1
WARNING :
TO PREVENT DAMAGE WHICH MAY RESULT
IN FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
NOTE: Model MG20100 does not have front audio/video input or headphone jacks.
1
EARPHONE jack Connect a set of external earphones to this jack for
private listening. Model MG20100 does not have a headphone jack.
1
2
22 VIDEO and AUDIO input jacks Use these jacks to connect a camcorder or video game. Model MG20100 does not have front VIDEO
and AUDIO input jacks.
11 VIDEO and AUDIO input jacks
Use these jacks to connect a VCR or other video equipment.
33 MENU Press to see an easy-to-use on-screen menu of your TV’s
features.
22 VHF/UHF Antenna terminal
Use this terminal to connect an outdoor antenna or cable system.
44 – VOL and VOL + Press to change the volume or to change features on the menu.
55 CH ▼ and CH ▲ Press to change channels or to select features on
the menu.
6 Remote Control Sensor Aim the remote control towards this spot
on the TV.
77 STAND BY Lights up when you turn the power off.
88 POWER Press to turn the TV on or off.
✓ The front panel above shows a typical button layout. The exact look of the buttons
may be different from those on the front of your TV.
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✓ For information on connecting equipment, please see page 6.
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YOUR NEW TV
Learning about your new TV, continued
Remote control
You can use the remote control
up to a distance of about 23 feet
from the TV. When using the
remote, always point it directly
at the TV.
11 POWER
Press to turn the TV on and off.
22 Number buttons
Press to directly select channels on the TV.
3 +100
Press to directly select channels over 100. For example, to
select channel 121, press
+100, then press 2 and 1.
4 SKIP TIMER
Press when viewing a channel to automatically return to
that channel after an amount
of time that you set.
5 MUTE
Press to mute (silence) the
volume.
CH▲ and CH▼ (Channel)
Press CH ▲ or CH ▼ to change
channels. Also use with the onscreen menu system.
7 TV/VIDEO
Press to watch TV picture
and a picture from a connected component (VCR, LDP
etc.).
38 P-STD
Press to adjust the TV picture
by selecting one of the special factory settings or your
own custom setting.
9 CH-SCAN (Channel Scan)
Press to have the TV automatically scan all of the
channels it has memorized.
10 SLEEP
Press for the TV to automatically turn off after an amount
of time that you set.
11 PRE-CH (Previous Channel)
Press to see the last channel
you were watching.
6
DISPLAY
Press to see the time, channel, etc., on-screen. Also
press to exit (quit) the menu
system.
13
7 VOL – and VOL + (Volume)
Press VOL – to lower the volume; press VOL + to raise the
volume. Also use with the
menu system.
14
CDMENU
Press this button to see the
easy-to-use menu system.
12
POWER
TV/VIDEO
1
7
P-STD
8
CH-SCAN
9
2
SLEEP
10
PRE-CH
3
4
11
SKIP TIMER
DISPLAY
MUTE
5
6
12
CH
VOL
MENU
CH
VOL
13
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INSTALLATION
Connecting VHF and UHF antennas
If you do not have cable TV, you will need to connect an antenna to
your TV. To connect an antenna, follow the instructions in one of the
following sections.
• If your antenna has a set of leads that look like the illustration
below, see “Antennas with 300-ohm Flat Twin Leads,”on this page.
Antennas with 300-ohm flat twin leads
If you are using an off-air antenna (such as a roof antenna or rabbit
ears) that has 300-ohm twin flat leads, follow the directions below.
11 Place the wires from the twin leads under the screws on the 300-75
ohm adapter. Use a screwdriver to tighten the screws.
• If your antenna has one lead that looks like the illustration below,
see “Antennas with 75-ohm Round Leads,” on page 6.
22 Plug the adapter into the terminal on the bottom of the back panel.
VIDEO
AUDIO
INPUT
• If you have two antennas, see “Separate VHF and UHF Antennas,”
on page 6.
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INSTALLATION
Connecting VHF and UHF antennas, continued
Connecting cable TV
Antennas with 75-ohm round leads
Choose one of the sections below for connecting a cable system.
11 Plug the lead into the terminal on the bottom of the rear panel.
✓ This TV is cable-ready; you don’t need a converter for basic cable channels.
VIDEO
AUDIO
75
Cable without a Converter Box
INPUT
To connect cable without a converter box:
11 Plug the incoming cable into the TV’s antenna terminal.
E
VIDEO
AUDIO
75
INPUT
Separate VHF and UHF antennas
If you have two separate antennas for your TV (one VHF and one
UHF), you must combine the two antenna signals before connecting
the antennas to the TV. This procedure requires a combiner attachment. You’ll find the type of combiner you need at an electronics store.
11 Connect both antenna leads to the combiner.
E
Cable with a Converter Box
To connect cable with a converter box to descramble channels:
11 Find the cable that is connected to the ANTENNA OUT (also named
ANT OUT, VHF OUT, or, OUT) terminal on your converter box.
22 Connect the other end of this cable to the TV’s antenna terminal.
UHF
VIDEO
VHF
AUDIO
75
INPUT
E
2
Plug the combiner into the terminal on the bottom of the rear panel.
OUTPUT
VIDEO
AUDIO
INPUT
MOVE
UHF
VHF
75
✓ If you only need to use the cable box to descramble a few channels, contact
your cable company for suggestions on alternate connections.
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INSTALLATION
Connecting a VCR
These instructions assume that you have already connected a cable
or antenna to your TV., according to to the instructions beginning on
page 6. If you haven’t, you can skip step 1.
✓ The coaxial, audio and video cables mentioned in the steps below are usually
included with a VCR. You can also purchase them at your local electronics store.
11 Unplug the cable or antenna from the back of the TV.
22 Connect the cable or antenna to the VCR’s ANTENNA IN terminal.
5
Connect an audio cable to the VCR’s AUDIO OUT terminal.
VCR Rear Panel
IN
ANTENNA
AUDIO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
OUT
Audio
Cable
66 Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s AUDIO IN terminal.
TV Rear Panel
VCR Rear Panel
VCR Rear Panel
OUTPUT
Incoming
Cable
3
IN
ANTENNA
AUDIO
OUT
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
OUT
AUDIO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
AUDIO
75
INPUT
OUT
OUT
Audio Cable
Connect a coaxial cable to the VCR’s ANTENNA OUT terminal.
VCR Rear Panel
IN
ANTENNA
AUDIO
OUT
77 Connect a video cable to the VCR’s VIDEO OUT terminal.
VCR Rear Panel
VIDEO
OUT
IN
ANTENNA
OUT
AUDIO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
Video
Cable
OUT
Coaxial Cable
44 Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s antenna terminal.
TV Rear Panel
VCR Rear Panel
88 Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s VIDEO IN terminal.
TV Rear Panel
VCR Rear Panel
OUTPUT
IN
ANTENNA
AUDIO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
OUTPUT
75
IN
ANTENNA
OUT
Coaxial Cable
8
AUDIO
INPUT
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AUDIO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
Video Cable
AUDIO
INPUT
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INSTALLATION
Connecting a camcorder
Installing batteries in the remote control
You can connect a camcorder to your TV, which enables you to view
camcorder tapes without a VCR.
11 Pull the cover to the full to take it out
✓ The audio and video cables mentioned in the steps below are usually included with
a camcorder. You can also purchase them at your local electronics store.
11 Locate the camcorder’s A/V output jacks on the camcorder.
22 Connect an audio cable to the camcorder’s AUDIO OUT terminal.
Camcorder
Output Jacks
OUTPUT
AUDIO VIDEO
22 Install two AA size batteries. Make sure to match the + and
Audio Cable
33
– ends of the batteries with the diagram inside the compartment.
Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s AUDIO IN terminal.
Camcorder
Output Jacks
MENU
VIDEO-IN-AUDIO
OUTPUT
AUDIO VIDEO
Audio Cable
NOTE: Model MG20100 does not have front audio/video input or headphone jacks.
33 Replace the lid.
44 Connect a video cable to the camcorder’s VIDEO OUT terminal.
Camcorder
Output Jacks
OUTPUT
AUDIO VIDEO
Video Cable
55 Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s VIDEO IN terminal.
Camcorder
Output Jacks
OUTPUT
AUDIO VIDEO
MENU
VIDEO-IN-AUDIO
Video Cable
NOTE: Model MG20100 does not have front audio/video input or headphone jacks.
-
✓ Remove the batteries and store them in a cool, dry place if you won’t be using the
remote control for a long time.
✓ The remote control can be used up to about 23 feet from the TV.
✓ Batteries last for about one year.
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TV OPERATION
Turning the TV on/off
Viewing the menus
To turn your TV on or off:
11 Press POWER on the remote control or on the front panel.
Your TV has a simple, easy-to-use menu system that appears on the
TV screen. This system makes it simple and fast to use features on the
TV. Please take a few moments to learn how to use the menus.
11 With the TV’s power on, press the MENU button.
The main menu appears on the screen. The Video menu is
highlighted.
The TV turns on and you will be ready to use the menus.
POWER
TV
C
✓ All on-screen displays and menus disappear from the screen in less than
twenty seconds.
22 With the main menu on the screen, press MENU repeatedly.
You will cycle through the Video menu, the Time menu, and the
Setup menu.
Video
Settings
Standard
Video
Video
Time
Time
Setup
Setup
Clock
Timer
--:-- am
Time
Setup
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
to begin
Video menu
Time menu
Setup menu
✓ If you press MENU while the Setup menu is on the screen, the menus will
disappear from the screen. Simply press MENU again to bring the menus back
onto the screen.
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TV OPERATION
Seeing Special Help
Selecting the menu language
In certain situations, your TV will automatically display messages to
guide you in operating it correctly.
• If you press the TV/VIDEO button without first connecting a VCR or
camcorder, you will see the message “Connect the A/V Jacks.”
You can display the TV menus in English, Spanish, or French.
11 Press MENU repeatedly until you see the Setup menu.
✓ For more information about viewing a VCR or camcorder tape, see page 18.
Video
Time
Setup
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
to begin
22 Press CH ▼ until “Language” is highlighted.
Video
Time
Setup
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
English
33 Press – VOL or VOL + to select either English, Spanish, or French.
Video
Tiempo
Poner
Canales
Memorizar
Agr./Borr
Sint.fina
Caption
Language Español
44 Press DISPLAY to exit the menus.
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TV OPERATION
Memorizing the channels
Storing channels in memory
Your TV can memorize and store all of the channels you can receive.
Once these channels are in memory, you can use the CH ▲ and CH ▼
buttons to quickly scan through the available channels.
11 Press MENU repeatedly until you see the Setup menu.
Video
Time
Setup
2
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
to begin
Press VOL+. You will see a screen for selecting the kind of antenna
or cable system you connected. If you connected an antenna,
leave “Antenna” highlighted. If you connected cable, press CH ▼
to highlight the type of cable you have: STD, HRC, or IRC.
3
Press VOL +. The TV will begin memorizing all of the stations.
The TV cycles through the channel numbers and memorizes the
available channels. This takes one to two minutes. When the TV is
finished, it will display the “Memorize channels” screen.
✓ Press MENU at any time to interrupt the memorization process and return to
normal viewing.
44 Press MENU twice to clear the screen.
Adding and Erasing Channels
A channel can be manually added to or erased from memory.
11 Press MENU repeatedly until you see the Setup menu. Press CH ▼
to highlight “Add/Erase.”
Video
Time
Memorize channels
Use the
buttons
to select
Antenna
Cable STD
Cable HRC
Cable IRC (Option)
Press to memorize
or "Menu" to cancel.
✓ If you are not sure which type of cable system you have, contact your cable
company.
Setup
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
to begin
22 Press VOL +. You will see the Add/Erase menu screen.
Add/Erase
ANT 11 Erased
Added
Press "Menu" to finish.
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Memorizing channels, continued
33 Press CH ▲ or CH ▼ to select a channel. Press VOL+ to add the
channel or –VOL to erase the channel.
Add/Erase
ANT 12 Erased
Added
Fine tuning channels
You can fine tune a channel to make it come in clearer.
11 Press CH ▲, CH ▼, or the number buttons to select a channel.
22 Press MENU repeatedly until you see the Setup menu. Press CH ▼
until you select “Fine tune.”
Press "Menu" to finish.
Video
✓ You can also use the number buttons to enter the channel number.
44 When you are finished, press the MENU button twice to return to
normal viewing.
✓ You can still view a channel that is not stored in memory. To do so, use the
number buttons on the remote control to select the channel.
Time
Setup
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
33 Press –VOL and VOL+ until the channel becomes as clear as
possible.
Fine tune
✓ When the “slide box” displays a single vertical line, this indicates the
“average” fine tuning setting.
44 Press DISPLAY or MENU to clear the menus from the screen.
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Changing channels
For your convenience, there are several different ways to change
channels on your TV.
Using the channel buttons
11 Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ buttons to change channels.
When you press CH ▲ and CH ▼, the TV tunes in each channel in
order, up or down. With this method, you will see all channels that
the TV has memorized. You will not see channels that were not
memorized, or that you erased.
Directly accessing channels
You can use the number buttons to quickly go to any channel.
11 Press the number buttons to go directly to a channel. For example,
to select channel 27, press “2,” then “7.” The TV will change
channels when you press the second number.
✓ When you use the number buttons, you can also directly tune to channel that
you have erased or that was not memorized by the TV.
22 If you want to select a channel over 100, press the +100 button on
the remote control. For example, to see channel 122, press “+100,”
then “2,” then “2.”
✓ To change to single-digit channels (1–9) faster, press “0” before the single
digit. For example, to change to channel “4,” press “0,” then “4.”
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Scanning the channels
You can automatically scan all of the channels in memory at the touch
of just one button.
11 Press the CH.SCAN button on the remote control.
The TV will change the channels automatically, one by one.
✓ To stop channel scan, press any button.
Selecting the previous channel
The previous channel feature lets you easily select the channel that
you were previously watching.
11 Press the PRE-CH button on the remote control.
The TV changes to the last channel you were watching.
✓ You can easily switch between two channels that are “far apart.” To do this,
tune to one channel, then use the number buttons to select the second
channel. Then, use the PRE-CH button to quickly switch between channels.
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Setting the clock
To set the built-in clock:
11 Press the MENU button repeatedly until you see the Time menu.
Video
Time
Video
Clock
Timer
--:-- am
Time
Setup
Clock
Timer
11:00am
Setup
✓ Make sure that you select the proper time of day: AM or PM. You will see AM
or PM to the right of the minutes.
22 Press VOL +.
Video
Time
33 Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ buttons to select the correct hour. When
you have selected the correct hour, press VOL +.
Clock
Timer
12:00am
44 Press the CH ▲ or CH ▼ buttons to select the correct minute.
When you have selected the correct minute, press DISPLAY to exit
the menus.
Setup
Video
Time
Clock
Timer
11:30am
Setup
The clock will now appear every time you press DISPLAY.
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Adjusting the volume
Customizing the picture
Raising or lowering the volume
You can use the on-screen menus to change the contrast, brightness,
sharpness, color, and tint on your TV. To customize your picture:
11 Press MENU. You will see the open Video menu.
To raise or lower the TV’s volume:
11 Press VOL+ to raise the volume or –VOL to lower the volume.
Using Mute
At any time, you can mute (silence) the volume.
11 Press the MUTE button and the volume will be silenced.
The word “Mute” appears in the lower-left corner of the screen.
22 To turn mute off, press MUTE again, or simply raise or lower the
volume with the –VOL and VOL+ buttons.
Video
Settings
Standard
Time
Setup
22 Press –VOL or VOL+ until the word “Custom” appears.
Video
Time
Settings
Custom
Contrast
Bright
Sharpness
Color
Tint
Setup
33 Press CH ▼ to select the item you wish to change
Video
Time
Setup
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Settings
Contrast
Bright
Sharpness
Color
Tint
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Using Automatic Picture
44 Press –VOL or VOL+ to raise or lower the value of the item. For
example, when you select “Bright,” VOL+ increases brightness;
–VOL lowers brightness.
This special feature automatically adjusts your picture for you.
11 With the power on, press P-STD to select an automatic picture setting.
Standard
Bright
✓ You can find the exact mid-point of each setting by adjusting the “slide-box”
until it shows a single vertical black line.
✓ When you are finished adjusting an item, wait a moment. The gauge will
disappear and the Video menu will return.
• Choose Standard to set the TV to operate at top performance
according to your TV’s specifications.
• Choose Sports for viewing the TV during the day or when there is
bright light in the room.
• Choose Movies when viewing movies or VCR tapes.
• Choose Mild when viewing the TV in low light, or when playing
video games.
• Choose Custom if you want to adjust the settings yourself.
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Viewing the on-screen displays
Repeatedly press the SLEEP button to set the amount of time you
want the TV to remain on.
A display will appear in the corner of the screen.You can set the
timer for one of the following lengths of time: 10, 20, 30, 60, 90, 120,
150, 180, 210, 240, 270, 300, 330, or 360 minutes.
2 To cancel the sleep timer, press SLEEP until the on-screen display
reads “Off.” You can also cancel the sleep timer by turning the TV
off, then turning it on again.
1
Your TV provides you with on-screen displays. To see the displays:
11 With the power on, press DISPLAY.
The on-screen display will show the channel you are watching, the
time of day, and the amount of time left on the sleep timer (if the
sleep timer is set).
ANT 11
CC
2:48pm
Sleep 10
Viewing a VCR or camcorder tape
✓ To remove the displays, press DISPLAY a second time.
✓ If you are not using Closed Captions, C C will not appear when you press
DISPLAY. Please see page 21.
When you connect a VCR or camcorder to your TV with the A/V jacks,
you need to adjust your TV. To do this:
11 Press the TV/VIDEO button when you wish to view a video tape, a
video game, or any signal from equipment connected to the TV’s
A/V jacks.
✓ If you do not have any equipment connected to the A/V jacks, the TV will
display the message, “Connect the A/V jacks.”
Setting the sleep timer
The sleep timer allows you to select the length of time your TV
remains on before turning off automatically. This is especially
convenient if you like to fall asleep with the television on.
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If you have equipment connected to both the front and the rear A/V
jacks, the TV will only display the signal from the front A/V jacks.
If you have equipment connected to either the front jacks or the
rear jacks (but not both the front and the back), the TV will
automatically display the signal from the connected equipment.
22 To return to normal TV viewing, press TV/VIDEO again.
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Setting the On/Off Timer
To set the TV to automatically turn on or off at a specific time:
11 Press MENU repeatedly until you see the Time menu. Press CH ▼
to select “Timer.”
33 Press CH ▼ to highlight “On time.” Press VOL +.
Video
Time
Video
Time
Clock
Timer
Clock
Timer
On time
Off time
12:00am
Setup
off
on
Setup
44 Press CH ▲ or CH ▼ to select the hour when you want the TV
to turn on.
✓ Before using the timer, you must set the TV’s clock.
22 Press VOL+ to set the timer to “on.”
Video
Time
Video
Time
Clock
Timer
On time
Off time
Clock
Timer
On time
Off time
11:00am
Setup
off
on
Setup
✓ Make sure the correct time of day (AM or PM) appears to the right of the
minutes.
✓ When you later want to turn the timer off, press – VOL to set the timer to
“off.”
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Using the SKIP TIMER
55 Press VOL +. Press CH ▲ or CH ▼ to select the minutes when you
want the TV to turn on.
This feature allows you to set the TV to return to a particular channel
after a certain amount of time. For example, you may be watching a
channel when commercials start. You can set the SKIP TIMER to “2
minutes,” then switch channels. After 2 minutes, the TV will return to
the original channel. To use the SKIP TIMER:
11 While you are watching the channel to which you want to return,
press SKIP TIMER.
The on-screen display will read “Skip off.”
22 Press SKIP TIMER again to set the timer in thirty second intervals,
up to five minutes.
The time you set will begin counting down on the screen. When the
time runs out, the TV will return to the channel you were watching
when you set the timer.
Video
Time
Clock
Timer
On time
Off time
11:30am
Setup
66 When you are finished, press VOL +.
77 If you want to set the Off time, press CH ▼ to highlight “Off time.”
Set the “Off time” just as you set the “On time.”
Video
Time
Clock
Timer
On time
Off time
Skip 1:30
12:00am
Setup
88 When you are finished setting the timer, press DISPLAY.
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Viewing Closed Captions
Your TV displays the closed captions that are broadcast with some
television shows. These captions are usually subtitles for the hearing
impaired or language translations. All VCRs record the closed caption
signal and most pre-recorded commercial video tapes provide closed
captions. Check for the closed caption symbol in your television
schedule and on the tape’s packaging: C C .
11 Press MENU repeatedly until you see the Setup menu. Press CH ▼
to select “Caption.”
Video
Time
Setup
Channels
Memorize
Add/Erase
Fine tune
Caption
Language
to begin
33 Press VOL + to turn closed captioning on.
Closed caption
Caption
Off
Mode
Capt.
Channels
1
Field
1
On
Text
2
2
Press "Menu" to finish.
✓ Misspellings and odd characters can occur in captioning. Also, there may be a
captioning delay after changing channels. Neither situation is a TV malfunction.
44 Press CH ▼ to highlight “Mode.” Press – VOL or VOL + to choose
“Capt.” (captions) or “Text.” In caption mode, captions appear and
cover a small portion of the picture. In text mode, information unrelated to the program, such as news reports, are displayed and
often cover a large portion of the screen.
22 Press VOL+ to open the Closed Caption menu.
Closed caption
Caption Off
Mode
Capt.
Channels
1
Field
1
Closed caption
Caption
Off
Mode Capt.
Channels
1
Field
1
On
Text
2
2
On
Text
2
2
Press "Menu" to finish.
Press "Menu" to finish.
55 If you wish, use CH ▲, CH ▼, or VOL + to change the captioning
channel or field. Then, press DISPLAY to return to normal viewing.
✓ Different channels and fields display different information, such as additional
languages or supplemental information.
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APPENDIX
Troubleshooting
Identifying Problems
Before you call a television repair person, scan this list of possible
problems and solutions. It may save you time and money.
Poor picture.
• Try another channel.
• Adjust the antenna.
• Check all wire connections.
Poor sound quality.
• Try another channel.
• Adjust the antenna.
No picture or sound.
• Try another channel.
• Press the TV/VIDEO button
• Make sure the TV is plugged in.
• Check the antenna connections.
No color, wrong colors or tints.
• Make sure the program is broadcast in color.
• Adjust the picture settings.
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Picture rolls vertically.
• Adjust the antenna.
• Check all wire connections.
The TV won’t turn on.
• Make sure the wall outlet is working.
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Cleaning and maintaining your TV
Using your TV in another country
With proper care, your TV will give you many years of service. Please
follow these guidelines to get the maximum performance from your TV.
If you plan to take your TV with you to a foreign country, please be
aware of the different television systems that are in use around the
world. A TV designed for one system may not work properly with
another system due to differences in the TV channel frequencies.
Placement
• Do not place the TV near extremely hot, cold, humid or dusty
places.
• Do not place the TV near appliances with electric motors that
create magnetic fields, such as vacuum cleaners.
• Keep the ventilation openings clear; do not place the TV on a soft
surface, such as cloth or paper.
• Place the TV in a vertical position only.
Liquids
• Do not handle liquids near or on the TV. Liquids that spill into it can
cause serious damage.
Cabinet
• Never open the cabinet or touch the parts inside.
• Wipe your TV with a clean, dry cloth. Never use water, cleaning
fluids, wax, or chemicals.
• Do not put heavy objects on top of the cabinet.
Specifications
MODEL
MG13400
MG19400
MG20100
POWER
CONSUMPTION
52 Watts
65 Watts
70 Watts
VOLTAGE
100-240V
FREQUENCY OF
OPERATION
50-60 Hz
Temperature
• If your TV is suddenly moved from a cold to a warm place, unplug
the power cord, and allow at least two hours for moisture that may
have formed inside the unit to dry completely.
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