VIZIO M260VP User Manual
Dear VIZIO Customer,
Congratulations on your new VIZIO M260VP television purchase. To get the most out of your new VIZIO
HDTV, read these instructions before making any adjustments, and retain them for future reference. We
hope you will experience many years of enjoyment from your new VIZIO HDTV High Definition Television.
For assistance, call 877-MYVIZIO (877-698-4946) or e-mail us at www.VIZIO.com.
To purchase or inquire about accessories and installation services for your VIZIO HDTV, visit our website
at www.VIZIO.com or call toll free at 888-849-4623.
We recommend you register your VIZIO HDTV either at our website www.VIZIO.com or fill out and mail
your registration card. For peace of mind and to protect your investment beyond the standard warranty,
VIZIO offers on-site extended warranty service plans. These plans give additional coverage during the
standard warranty period. Visit our website or call us to purchase a plan.
Write down the serial number located on the back of your HDTV for easy reference when obtaining
warranty support:
Serial #: _____________________
Purchase Date _____________________
VIZIO is a registered trademark of VIZIO, Inc. dba V, Inc.
HDMI logo and “High Definition Multimedia Interface” are registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
and
are trademarks of SRS Labs, Inc.
TruSurround HD and TruVolume technologies are incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc.
This product qualifies for ENERGY STAR in the “factory default (Home Use)” setting and this is the setting in which
power savings will be achieved. Changing the factory default picture setting or enabling other features will increase
power consumption that could exceed the limits necessary to qualify for Energy Star rating.
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Important Safety Instructions
Your HDTV is designed and manufactured to operate within defined design limits. Misuse may
result in electric shock or fire. To prevent your HDTV from being damaged, the following rules
should be observed for the installation, use, and maintenance of your HDTV. Read the following
safety instructions before operating your HDTV. Keep these instructions in a safe place for future
reference.
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To reduce the risk of electric shock or component damage, switch off the power before
connecting other components to your HDTV.
Unplug the power cord before cleaning your HDTV. A damp cloth is sufficient for cleaning your
HDTV. Do not use a liquid or a spray cleaner for cleaning your HDTV. Do not use abrasive
cleaners.
Always use the accessories recommended by the manufacturer to insure compatibility.
When moving your HDTV from an area of low temperature to an area of high
temperature, condensation may form in the housing. Wait before turning on
your HDTV to avoid causing fire, electric shock, or component damage.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by
manufacturer or sold with your HDTV. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/HDTV combination to avoid injury from tip-over. Do not place
your HDTV on an unstable cart, stand, or table. If your HDTV falls, it can injure a person and
cause serious damage to your HDTV. Use only a cart or stand recommended by the
manufacturer or sold with your HDTV.
A distance of at least three feet should be maintained between your HDTV and any heat source,
such as a radiator, heater, oven, amplifier etc. Do not install your HDTV close to smoke.
Operating your HDTV close to smoke or moisture may cause fire or electric shock.
Slots and openings in the back and bottom of the cabinet are provided for ventilation. To ensure
reliable operation of your HDTV and to protect it from overheating, be sure these openings are
not blocked or covered. Do not place your HDTV in a bookcase or cabinet unless proper
ventilation is provided.
Never push any object into the slots and openings on your HDTV cabinet. Do not place any
objects on the top of your HDTV. Doing so could short circuit parts causing a fire or electric shock.
Never spill liquids on your HDTV.
Your HDTV should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the label. If you
are not sure of the type of power supplied to your home, consult your dealer or local power
company.
Do not apply pressure or throw objects at your HDTV. This may compromise the integrity of the
display. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover user abuse or improper installations.
The power cord must be replaced when using different voltage than the voltage specified. For
more information, contact your dealer.
Your HDTV is equipped with a three-pronged grounded plug (a plug with a third grounding
pin). This plug will fit only into a grounded power outlet. This is a safety feature. If your outlet
does not accommodate the three-pronged, have an electrician install the correct outlet, or use an
adapter to ground your HDTV safely. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounded plug.
When connected to a power outlet, power is always flowing into your HDTV. To totally disconnect
power, unplug the power cord.
 The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of un-isolated, dangerous
voltage within the inside of your HDTV that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to
persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important operating and servicing instructions in the literature
accompanying your HDTV.
Do not overload power strips and extension cords. Overloading can result in fire or electric shock.
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The wall socket should be installed near your HDTV and easily accessible.
Only power of the marked voltage can be used for your HDTV. Any other voltage than the
specified voltage may cause fire or electric shock
Do not touch the power cord during lightning. To avoid electric shock, avoid handling the power
cord during electrical storms.
Unplug your HDTV during a lightning storm or when it will not be used for long period of time.
This will protect your HDTV from damage due to power surges.
Do not attempt to repair or service your HDTV yourself. Opening or removing the back cover may
expose you to high voltages, electric shock, and other hazards. If repair is required, contact your
dealer and refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Keep your HDTV away from moisture. Do not expose your HDTV to rain or moisture. If water
penetrates into your HDTV, unplug the power cord and contact your dealer. Continuous use in
this case may result in fire or electric shock.
Do not use your HDTV if any abnormality occurs. If any smoke or odor becomes apparent, unplug
the power cord and contact your dealer immediately. Do not try to repair your HDTV yourself.
Avoid using dropped or damaged appliances. If your HDTV is dropped and the housing is
damaged, the internal components may function abnormally. Unplug the power cord immediately
and contact your dealer for repair. Continued use of your HDTV may cause fire or electric shock.
Do not install your HDTV in an area with heavy dust or high humidity. Operating your HDTV in
environments with heavy dust or high humidity may cause fire or electric shock.
Follow instructions for moving your HDTV. Ensure that the power cord and any other cables are
unplugged before moving your HDTV.
When unplugging your HDTV, hold the power plug, not the cord. Pulling on the power cord may
damage the wires inside the cord and cause fire or electric shock. When your HDTV will not be
used for an extended period of time, unplug the power cord.
To reduce risk of electric shock, do not touch the connector with wet hands.
Insert batteries in accordance with instructions. Incorrect polarities may cause the batteries to
leak which can damage the remote control or injure the operator.
If any of the following occurs, contact the dealer:
o The power cord fails or frays.
o Liquid sprays or any object drops into your HDTV.
o Your HDTV is exposed to rain or other moisture.
o Your HDTV is dropped or damaged in any way.
o The performance of your HDTV changes substantially.
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Television Antenna Connection Protection
External Television Antenna Grounding
If an outside antenna/satellite dish or cable system is to be connected to the TV, make sure that the
antenna or cable system is electrically grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and
static charges.
Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPSA 70, provides information with regard to proper
grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge
unit, size of the grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes, and requirements of the grounding electrode.
Lightning Protection
For added protection of the TV during
a lightning storm or when it is left
unattended or unused for long periods
of time, unplug the TV from the wall
outlet and disconnect the antenna or
cable system.
Power Lines
Do not locate the antenna near
overhead light or power circuits, or
where it could fall into such power
lines or circuits.
Remember, the screen of the coaxial cable is intended to be connected to earth in the building
installation.
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Advisory of the DTV Transition
The nationwide switch to digital television broadcasting will be complete on June 12, 2009, but your local
television stations may switch sooner. After the switch, analog-only television sets that receive TV
programming through an antenna will need a converter box to continue to receive over-the-air TV. Watch
your local stations to find out when they will turn off their analog signal and switch to digital-only
broadcasting. Analog-only TVs should continue to work as before to receive low power, Class A or
translator television stations and with cable and satellite TV services, gaming consoles, VCRs, DVD
players, and similar products.
For additional information, contact the parties listed below, as appropriate:
FCC (US Federal Communications Commission)
http://www.fcc.gov/
Phone: 1-888-CALL-FCC (1-888-225-5322)
TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC (1-888-835-5322)
Fax: 1-866-418-0232
E-mail: fccinfo@fcc.gov
NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration)
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/
1-888-DTV-2009
Listings of US Television Stations
http://www.high-techproductions.com/usTVstations.htm
Note: Your VIZIO HDTV is capable of receiving Digital Broadcasts, and no Digital Converter Box is
required.
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Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions..................................................................................................................... 2
Television Antenna Connection Protection ............................................................................................... 4
Advisory of the DTV Transition.................................................................................................................. 5
CHAPTER 1 SETTING UP YOUR HDTV ...................................................................................10
Finding a Location for Your HDTV .......................................................................................................... 10
Attaching the TV Stand............................................................................................................................ 11
Wall Mounting your HDTV....................................................................................................................... 12
CHAPTER 2 BASIC CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS .........................................................13
Front Panel .............................................................................................................................................. 13
Side Button Controls................................................................................................................................ 13
Side Panel Connections .......................................................................................................................... 14
Rear Panel Connections.......................................................................................................................... 14
CHAPTER 3 VIZIO REMOTE CONTROL ..................................................................................15
Installing the Batteries ............................................................................................................................. 15
Remote Control Range............................................................................................................................ 15
VIZIO Remote Control Precautions......................................................................................................... 15
Remote Control Buttons .......................................................................................................................... 16
CHAPTER 4 GETTING STARTED.............................................................................................17
CHAPTER 5 USING YOUR HDTV FOR THE FIRST TIME .......................................................18
Select an Input Source ............................................................................................................................ 18
Watching a TV Program .......................................................................................................................... 18
Viewing Digital TV Program Information ................................................................................................. 19
CHAPTER 6 CONNECTING EQUIPMENT ................................................................................20
Which Video Connection Should I Use? ................................................................................................. 20
Connecting Your Cable or Satellite Box .................................................................................................. 21
Using HDMI (Best) ............................................................................................................................... 21
HDMI Connections for Cable or Satellite Boxes with DVI ................................................................... 22
Using Composite Video (Good) ........................................................................................................... 22
Using Coaxial (Antenna) (Good).......................................................................................................... 23
Connecting Your DVD Player.................................................................................................................. 23
Using HDMI (Best) ............................................................................................................................... 23
HDMI Connections for DVD Players with DVI ..................................................................................... 24
Using Composite (AV) Video (Good)................................................................................................... 24
Connecting Coaxial (RF) ......................................................................................................................... 25
Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for Standard or Digital TV ......................................................... 25
Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera................................................................................................. 25
Connecting a Home Theater System ...................................................................................................... 26
Using Optical (S/PDIF) ............................................................................................................................ 26
Connecting a Computer........................................................................................................................... 26
RGB (VGA) .......................................................................................................................................... 26
Using HDMI.......................................................................................................................................... 27
CHAPTER 7 VIEWING PICTURES ............................................................................................28
Viewing Pictures ...................................................................................................................................... 28
Adjusting Photo Settings ......................................................................................................................... 29
Slideshow Mode................................................................................................................................... 29
Repeat.................................................................................................................................................. 29
Sort By ................................................................................................................................................. 29
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Duration ............................................................................................................................................... 29
Slideshow Effect .................................................................................................................................. 29
Thumbnail Size .................................................................................................................................... 29
Info ....................................................................................................................................................... 29
CHAPTER 8 ADJUSTING YOUR HDTV SETTINGS.................................................................30
Using the On-screen Display (OSD) ....................................................................................................... 30
Input Menu............................................................................................................................................... 30
Wide Menu .............................................................................................................................................. 31
Normal.................................................................................................................................................. 31
Wide ..................................................................................................................................................... 31
Panoramic............................................................................................................................................ 31
Stretch.................................................................................................................................................. 31
CC (Closed Caption) Menu ..................................................................................................................... 32
Adjust closed caption options.................................................................................................................. 32
Analog Closed Caption ........................................................................................................................ 32
Digital Closed Caption ......................................................................................................................... 32
Digital CC Style.................................................................................................................................... 32
Sleep Timer Menu ................................................................................................................................... 32
Picture Menu ........................................................................................................................................... 32
Picture Mode........................................................................................................................................ 32
Backlight .............................................................................................................................................. 32
Brightness ............................................................................................................................................ 32
Contrast ............................................................................................................................................... 33
Color..................................................................................................................................................... 33
Tint ....................................................................................................................................................... 33
Sharpness............................................................................................................................................ 33
More ..................................................................................................................................................... 33
Audio Menu ............................................................................................................................................. 35
Audio Mode.......................................................................................................................................... 35
Balance ................................................................................................................................................ 35
Lip Sync ............................................................................................................................................... 35
TV Speakers ........................................................................................................................................ 35
Advanced Audio................................................................................................................................... 35
Equalizer Settings ................................................................................................................................ 36
Reset Audio Mode ............................................................................................................................... 36
Settings Menu.......................................................................................................................................... 36
Tuner.................................................................................................................................................... 36
Partial Channel Search ........................................................................................................................ 36
Name Input .......................................................................................................................................... 37
Parental Controls ................................................................................................................................. 38
Menu Language ................................................................................................................................... 40
Time & Local Settings .......................................................................................................................... 40
CEC...................................................................................................................................................... 40
Media Menu............................................................................................................................................. 41
Slideshow Mode................................................................................................................................... 41
Repeat.................................................................................................................................................. 41
Sort By ................................................................................................................................................. 41
Duration ............................................................................................................................................... 41
Slideshow Effect .................................................................................................................................. 41
Thumbnail Size .................................................................................................................................... 41
Info ....................................................................................................................................................... 41
Help Menu ............................................................................................................................................... 42
System Info .......................................................................................................................................... 42
Reset TV Settings ................................................................................................................................ 42
Clear Memory (Factory Default) .......................................................................................................... 42
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Start Setup Wizard............................................................................................................................... 42
CHAPTER 9 MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING......................................................43
Cleaning the TV and Remote Control ..................................................................................................... 43
Troubleshooting Guide ............................................................................................................................ 43
Telephone & Technical Support .............................................................................................................. 46
Compliance.............................................................................................................................................. 46
FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement ........................................................................................... 46
CHAPTER 10 SPECIFICATIONS ..............................................................................................47
Preset PC Resolutions ............................................................................................................................ 49
Resolution through RGB Input ................................................................................................................ 49
WARRANTY ...............................................................................................................................50
Index ........................................................................................................................................................ 51
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Opening the Package
Your HDTV and its accompanying accessories are carefully packed in a cardboard carton that has been
designed to protect it from transportation damage. After you have opened the carton, check that your
HDTV is in good condition and that all of the contents are included.
The glass surface can easily be scratched or broken, so handle your HDTV gently and never place your
HDTV with the glass facing downwards on a surface without protective padding.
IMPORTANT: Save the carton and packing material for future shipping.
Package Contents
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VIZIO M260VP
VIZIO remote control VR14
AA batteries for the remote control (2)
AC adapter
Detachable base with thumbscrew
This user manual
Quick Setup Guide
Registration Card
HDTV Accessories and Services
Additional certified accessories for your HDTV are
sold separately, including:
 Wall mounts
 High Definition cables
 Extra or replacement remote controls
 Sound Bars
 Blu-ray DVD Players
VIZIO also offers installation services and extended warranty services for your HDTV.
To purchase or inquire about additional accessories and services for your VIZIO HDTV, visit our website
at www.VIZIO.com or call us toll free at 877-MYVIZIO (877-698-4946).
Caution: Do not apply pressure or throw objects at your HDTV (including game controllers).
This may compromise the integrity of the display. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover
user abuse or improper installations.
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Chapter 1 Setting Up Your HDTV
Finding a Location for Your HDTV
Here are some things you should consider when deciding on a proper location for your HDTV:
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The power consumption of your HDTV is about 31.3W (AVG)
o Use the included power cord.
o When an extension cord is required, use one with the correct power rating. The 3pronged cord must be grounded and the grounding feature (3rd prong) must not be
compromised.
Install your HDTV on a flat surface to avoid tipping.
For proper ventilation, you must allow space between the back of your HDTV and the wall.
Avoid installing your HDTV in places with high humidity, dust, or smoke so you do not shorten the
service life of the electronic components.
Install your HDTV in a level, landscape orientation, with the VIZIO logo at the bottom to prevent
poor ventilation and excessive component damage.
If you want to mount your HDTV on the wall, see below for additional information.
Read this user manual carefully before installing your HDTV.
VIZIO offers professional installation services including home networking. Contact VIZIO for more
information on these services at 877-MYVIZIO (877-698-4946) or www.VIZIO.com.
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Attaching the TV Stand
Note: We strongly recommend that two people perform the setup and assembly due to the weight and
size of the TV.
Unpack the TV and stand base:
1. Remove the two top foam end caps.
2. Remove the stand base and accessory box from packaging.
3. Remove the TV from the box and lay it face down on a clean, padded, flat surface.
Note: Make sure that the surface is free of debris to prevent the TV screen from getting scratched.
Attach the TV stand base:
1. Align the stand base to the stand neck already attached to the TV.
2. Slide the base on and tighten the thumb screw to secure.
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Wall Mounting your HDTV
Your HDTV can be mounted on the wall for viewing. If you choose to mount your HDTV on the wall, follow
the instructions below.
1. Write down the serial number located on the back of your HDTV in the space provided on page 1 to
have it handy if you need to call for support.
2. Remove the stand base and neck:
a. Disconnect the cables from your HDTV.
b. Place your HDTV face down on a soft, flat
surface to prevent damage to the screen.
c. Remove the cover on the stand neck.
d. Remove the four (4) screws holding the
stand neck, and then remove the neck
and base.
Note: To remove the base from the neck, unscrew
thumbscrew on bottom.
3. Mount your HDTV on the wall:
a. Attach your HDTV to a wall mount (sold
separately) using the mounting holes in
the back panel of your HDTV.
b. Read the instructions that came with your
specific wall mount to properly hang your
HDTV.
Wall Mounting Specifications
Screw Size
M4
Screw Length
18.0 mm
Screw Pitch
0.7 mm
Hole Pattern
VESA standard 75 x 75 mm
spacing
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Chapter 2 Basic Controls and Connections
Front Panel
1. Remote Control Sensor—Point the remote control directly at
this window on the lower left corner of your HDTV for the best
response to the remote signal.
2. POWER ‘VIZIO’ LIGHT—The VIZIO name lights white when
powered on and silver when powered off.
Side Button Controls
POWER (
)—Turn your HDTV on by pressing the button once. Press the
button again to turn your HDTV off.
MENU—Press to launch the on-screen menu. If a sub-menu is active, this button
will proceed to the next level.
CH ▲/▼—Press to change the channels up or down. While the menu is active,
these buttons function as up and down controls.
VOL +/- —Press to increase or decrease the speaker volume. While the menu is
active, these buttons function as left and right controls.
INPUT (SELECT)—Press to cycle through the various devices connected to your
TV (called Inputs). The inputs cycle in the following sequence: TV, AV
(Composite), HDMI-1, HDMI-2, RGB (VGA), and Media. After you have stepped
through the entire sequence, you will return to the beginning. If a sub-menu is
active, pressing this button will return to the previous menu level. Additionally,
when the menu is active, this button confirms the menu function to be adjusted.
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Side Panel Connections
1. HDMI 1 and 2 —Connect digital video devices such as a DVD player or
Set-Top Box through this all digital connector. There is an additional
HDMI connector on the side.
2. AV—Connect Composite video devices, such as a VCR or game console.
Use the white and red connectors to connect the external audio from the
same source.
3. Headphone— Listen to programs personally by connecting headphones.
4. DTV/TV— Connect to an antenna or digital cable source. For digital TV
stations in your area visit www.antennaweb.org. For Cable and Satellite
Set Top Boxes, we recommend that you use a HDMI connection for high
definition image quality.
Rear Panel Connections
1. USB— Insert a FAT/FAT32
formatted USB drive to view pictures
or for use by a professional service
technician for service.
2. RGB PC—Connect the video and
audio from a computer here.
Connect a 1/8” mini plug stereo
connector from the computer to the
TV if you want the sound to come
from the HDTV speakers.
3. AUDIO OUT: OPTICAL—When
digital TV is selected for viewing, the
audio associated with the
programming will be available on the
S/PDIF Optical connector for connection to a VIZIO Sound Bar
or your Home Theater system.
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Chapter 3 VIZIO Remote Control
Installing the Batteries
1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Insert two AA batteries into the remote control. Make sure that
you match the (+) and (-) symbols on the batteries with the (+)
and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment.
3. Replace the battery cover.
Precautionary Tips for Inserting the Batteries:
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Only use AA batteries.
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Do not mix new and old batteries. This may result in cracking or leakage that may cause a fire or
lead to personal injury.
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Inserting the batteries incorrectly may also result in cracking or leakage that may cause a fire or
lead to personal injury.
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Dispose of batteries according to local hazardous waste regulations.
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Keep the batteries away from children and pets.
Remote Control Range
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Point the remote control directly at this sensor for the
best response to the remote signal.
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Do not place any obstacles between the remote control
and the remote control sensor.
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The effective range of the remote control is
approximately 22 feet (7 meters) from the front of the
remote control sensor, 30° to the left and right, 20° up
and down.
VIZIO Remote Control Precautions
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The remote control should be kept dry and away from heat sources. Avoid humidity.
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If the TV responds erratically to the remote control or does not respond at all, check the batteries.
If the batteries are low or exhausted, replace them with fresh batteries.
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When not using the remote control for a long period of time, remove the batteries.
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Do not take the batteries apart, heat them, or throw them into a fire.
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Do not subject the remote control to undue physical stress, such as striking or dropping it.
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Do not attempt to clean the remote control with a volatile solvent. Wipe it with a clean, damp
cloth.
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Remote Control Buttons
POWER (
)—Press to turn the TV on from the Standby mode. Press
it again to return to the Standby mode.
CEC-Supported Buttons:
CEC needs to be set up and enabled for these buttons to work. See
CEC section on page 40 for more information.
● (Record)—Press to begin recording on your CEC-supported
device.
(Pause)—Press to pause playback on your CEC-supported
device.
► (Play)—Press to start Playback on your CEC-supported
device.
■ (Stop)—Press to stop playback/recording on your CECsupported device.
(Previous)—Press to skip the previous track on your CECsupported device.
(Reverse)—Press to reverses playback on your CECsupported device.
(Fast Forward)—Press to fast forward playback on your CECsupported device.
(Next)—Press to skip to the next chapter on your CECsupported device.
EXIT—Press to exit from open menus.
MENU—Press to open the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu.
OK—Press this button to display the Channel List. Press to confirm
selections for On-Screen Display (OSD) menus.
▲▼◄ ►—Press to navigate the OSD menu. They will also be used as
value settings when the slide bar is shown on the screen and option
settings to turn a feature off or on.
BACK—Press to return to a previous OSD menu. Press repeatedly to
close the OSD.
GUIDE—Press to display detailed program information when viewing a
digital TV program.
Color Buttons (Yellow, Blue, Red, & Green):
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Yellow—This button performs the same function as the “A” button on your Cable or Satellite box
when using the remote to control your pre-programmed Cable/Satellite Box DVR.
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Blue—This button performs the same function as the “B” button on your Cable or Satellite box
when using the remote to control your pre-programmed Cable/Satellite Box DVR.
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Red—This button performs the same function as the “C” button on your Cable or Satellite box
when using the remote to control your pre-programmed Cable/Satellite Box DVR.
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Green—This button performs the same function as the “D” button on your Cable or Satellite box
when using the remote to control your pre-programmed Cable/Satellite Box DVR.
VOL +/- —Press to turn the volume up or down.
MEDIA – Use this button to access the USB drive to view your pictures.
MUTE—Press to turn the sound on and off.
LAST— Press to recall the previously viewed channel.
CH +/- —Press to change the channels up or down
HDMI—Press to select the HDMI input. Press repeatedly to cycle between both HDMI inputs.
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AV—Press to select the AV input.
TV—Press to select the TV input.
Number Button Pad—Press to select a channel or enter a
password.
INPUT—Press to cycle through the various devices connected to
your TV (called Inputs). The inputs cycle in the following sequence:
TV, AV, HDMI-1, HDMI-2, RGB, and Media. After you have stepped
through the entire sequence, you will return to the beginning.
- (DASH)—Press to insert a dash between the main and subchannels. For example, channel 28-2 would be selected by the
button sequence 2, 8, DASH, 2.
Chapter 4 Getting Started
Your HDTV has a built-in setup App that runs when you turn on your TV for the first time. Follow the onscreen directions to easily setup your new HDTV.
1. Insert the batteries into the remote control.
2. Connect the power cord to the power cord connector on the back of your HDTV, and then plug
the power cord into an AC wall socket.
3. Connect your devices to your HDTV (see Chapter 2 for detailed steps).
4. Turn on your TV. The Setup App will automatically play and guide your thru the initial setup of
your HDTV. Use the Arrow and OK buttons to navigate through the setup App. During the setup
process you will:
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Choose your Menu language
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Set the TV to Home Mode for the best picture and most efficient energy usage.

Set your Time Zone and Daylight Savings preferences
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Add your TV channels (unless you have a Cable/Satellite Set-Top Box)
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Chapter 5 Using your HDTV for the first time
Select an Input Source
Select the input source for your HDTV by pressing the INPUT button
on the remote control or the front of your TV. Pressing this button will
cycle you through the following options: TV, AV, HDMI-1, HDMI-2,
RGB, and Media.
Turn on your device and you will see a picture on your HDTV. If there
is no picture, make sure you have selected the correct input on your
HDTV.
Note: If the selected device is RF connected, your HDTV needs to be
in TV mode and on either channel 3 or channel 4 matching the channel
which has been selected on the back of the VCR, Cable Box, External
TV Tuner or Satellite Receiver. Refer to Owner or User’s Manual of
such equipment for details.
Watching a TV Program
Before you start watching TV, make sure that any cable, satellite or off-air antenna connections are
secure. Also, verify that the AC/DC power adapter is plugged into a correctly grounded electrical outlet or
surge protector.
1. Press the power button on the remote control. The VIZIO logo on the front will light up white.
2. Select the input to which your device is connected that provides TV programming (i.e. TV, HDMI,
COMP).
Note: You should be able to see a picture. If you do not, make sure that all of your HDTV connections
are secure and you have selected the correct video input source. Each press of the INPUT button on the
remote control will cycle through the available inputs. Press the button until the input associated with the
device you want to view is shown.
3. When using the TV input, press the channel buttons on the remote control or the TV to change
the channel. The channel buttons will not work if you are watching a program using HDMI or AV
inputs.
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Viewing Digital TV Program Information
When the channel is changed or when you press the GUIDE button, an information header is shown over
the picture for a few seconds. Each press of the GUIDE button will display more information about the
program:
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Chapter 6 Connecting Equipment
Which Video Connection Should I Use?
You have several options for connecting your video equipment box to your HDTV from a basic connection
to the most advanced for digital displays. Based on your Home Theater configuration, you can decide
which option is the right one for you.
Connection
Quality (type)
Connector
Description
Best
(digital)
HDMI delivers the best image quality of any of the cable types available
and it’s all done over one cable. You get a great picture and cut down on
your cable clutter. HDMI provides digital quality and amazing sound so if
your TV has HDMI, this is the connection type you should be using.
Best
(digital)
----------Good
(analog)
Connect your antenna or coaxial cable to watch TV programming. This
cable usually comes from your cable box or right out of the wall.
Best
(analog)
The RGB (VGA) port allows you to connect your computer so you can
use the TV as your monitor.
Good
(analog)
Composite consists of one yellow cable for transmitting video and two
cables for transmitting audio: one red and one white. It is capable of
transmitting stereo sound and standard definition video (480i). While it
provides a good image, it has lower image quality than HDMI or
Composite. So try to use one of those connections first.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. This cable is available in 6, 8,
and 12 foot lengths. Visit www.vizio.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
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Connecting Your Cable or Satellite Box
Using HDMI (Best)
Cable and Satellite Boxes that have a HDMI digital interface should be connected using HDMI for optimal
results. To maintain image quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. This cable is available in 6, 15, and
30 foot lengths. Visit www.VIZIO.com or call 877-MYVIZIO (877-698-4946) for details.
1. Turn off your HDTV and Cable/Satellite box.
2. Connect an HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your Cable/Satellite box and the other end to the
HDMI 1 or 2 jack on your HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to your HDTV and your Cable/Satellite box.
4. Select HDMI-1 or HDMI-2 using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
Note:

The HDMI input on your HDTV supports High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
HDCP encrypts the transmission between the video source and the digital display for added
security and protection.
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Refer to your Cable/Satellite Set Top Box user manual for more information about the video
output requirements of the product or consult your Cable or Satellite operator.
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HDMI Connections for Cable or Satellite Boxes with DVI
1. Turn off your HDTV and Cable/Satellite box.
2. Using a HDMI-DVI cable, connect the DVI end to your Cable/Satellite box and the HDMI end to
the HDMI 1 or 2 jack on your HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to your HDTV and your Cable/Satellite box.
4. Select HDMI-1 or HDMI-2 using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
Note: There are no dedicated audio ports for HDMI so there may or may not be audio from the TV with
this connection.
Using Composite Video (Good)
1. Turn off your HDTV and Set Top Box.
2. Connect the video cable (yellow) from your Set Top Box to the AV jack (yellow) on your HDTV.
3. Connect the audio cables (white and red) on your Set Top Box to the AV L and R AUDIO jacks
on your HDTV.
4. Turn on your HDTV and Set Top Box.
5. Select AV using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
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Using Coaxial (Antenna) (Good)
1. Turn off the power to your HDTV.
2. Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or digital cable to the DTV/TV
CABLE/ANTENNA connector on your HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to your HDTV.
4. Select TV using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
5. Search for new channels. See Auto Channel Search on page 36 for more information on
scanning for channels.
Connecting Your DVD Player
Using HDMI (Best)
DVD players that have a HDMI digital interface should be connected using HDMI for optimal results. To
maintain image quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. This cable is available in 6, 15, and 30 foot
lengths. Visit www.VIZIO.com or call 877-MYVIZIO (877-698-4946) for details.
1. Turn off your HDTV and DVD player.
2. Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your DVD player and the other end to the HDMI 1
or 2 jack on your HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to your HDTV and your DVD player.
4. Select HDMI-1 or HDMI-2 using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
Note:

The HDMI input on your HDTV supports High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
HDCP encrypts the transmission between the video source and the digital display for added
security and protection.
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Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about the video output requirements.
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HDMI Connections for DVD Players with DVI
1. Turn off your HDTV and DVD player.
2. Using a HDMI-DVI cable, connect the DVI end to your DVD player and the HDMI end to the
HDMI 1 or 2 jack on your HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to your HDTV and your DVD player.
4. Select HDMI-1 or HDMI-2 using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
Note: There are no dedicated audio ports for HDMI so there may or may not be audio from the TV with
this connection.
Using Composite (AV) Video (Good)
1. Turn off the power to your HDTV and DVD player.
2. Connect the Video cable (yellow) from your DVD player to the AV jack on your HDTV.
3. Connect the audio cables (white and red) on your DVD player to the AV L and R AUDIO jacks on
your HDTV.
4. Turn on the power to your HDTV and DVD Player.
5. Select AV using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
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Connecting Coaxial (RF)
Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for Standard or Digital TV
1. Turn off the power to your HDTV.
2. Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or cable to the DTV/TV
CABLE/ANTENNA connector on your HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to your HDTV.
4. Select TV using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
5. Search for new channels. See Channel Search instruction on page 36 for more information on
scanning for channels.
Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera
Note: Refer to your VCR or Video Camera user manual for more information about the video output
requirements of the product.
1. Turn off the power to your HDTV and VCR or video camera.
2. Connect the yellow AV cable from your VCR or video camera to the AV jack on your HDTV.
3. Connect the audio cables on your VCR or video camera to the corresponding L and R AUDIO
jacks on your HDTV.
4. Turn on the power to your HDTV and VCR or video camera.
5. Select AV using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
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Connecting a Home Theater System
Using Optical (S/PDIF)
If your sound system has a S/PDIF (optical) digital audio input you can connect it from your sound system
to the OPTICAL digital audio out on your HDTV. This is active when receiving audio with the programs
being viewed no matter what input is being used.
1. Connect one end of the optical cable to optical connectors on the Home Theater and the other
end to the OPTICAL jack on your HDTV.
2. Turn on the power to your HDTV and home theater.
3. Change the input on your Home Theater to optical. See your Home Theater user manual for more
information.
Connecting a Computer
RGB (VGA)
COMPUTER
1. Set computer to a resolution supported by your HDTV (see Preset PC Resolutions on page 49). If
your computer supports it, we recommend 1920x1080.
2. Turn off the power to your HDTV and computer.
3. Connect the RGB (VGA) cable from your computer to the RGB PC jack on of your HDTV.
4. Connect the 1/8-inch audio cable from your computer to the RGB PC Audio jack on your HDTV.
This step is optional and only needed if you want to transmit audio from the computer through the
TV.
5. Turn on the power to your HDTV and computer.
6. Select RGB (VGA) using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
Note: Refer to your PC computer user manual for more information about the video output requirements.
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Using HDMI
COMPUTER
1. Turn off your HDTV and computer.
2. Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your computer and the other end to the HDMI 1 or 2,
jack on your HDTV.
3. Connect the 1/8-inch audio cable from your computer to the RGB PC Audio jack on your HDTV.
This step is optional and only needed if you want to transmit audio from the computer through the
TV.
4. Turn on the power to your HDTV and your computer.
5. Select HDMI-1 or HDMI-2 using the INPUT button on the remote control or side of the TV.
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Chapter 7 Viewing Pictures
Connect a USB flash drive to the USB port on your HDTV to view pictures.

USB drives that are USB 2.0 and FAT or FAT32 are supported. The USB Port does not support
external hard drives or USB hubs.

If your USB drive is oversized and does not physically fit in the USB port, use a USB extension
cable. Connect one end of the cable to your USB drive and the other end to the USB port.

Supported file extensions include .jpg and .jpeg.
Note: Even the supported format files listed above may or may not play properly or completely,
depending on the USB device, bit rate stream, and other content characteristics, as well as other factors.
Viewing Pictures
1. Insert a USB device with digital content such as photos, music, and movies into the Multimedia
port on the side of your HDTV. If a USB device is already connected, press MENU on the remote
control and select Media. A message will appear asking if you want to play multimedia content.
2. Press ◄ or ► to highlight OK, and then press OK to select it. The Picture folder will be displayed.
3. Press OK to select it. A menu will be displayed showing the folders and files that are on your USB
device.
4. Press ◄ or ► to highlight the folder or file you want to play, and then press OK to select it. The
file will play. See Adjusting Photo Settings on page 29 below to adjust various settings including
setting up a slideshow and setting picture duration.
5. When finished, press EXIT once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to return to the
main menu.
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Adjusting Photo Settings
When viewing pictures you can adjust various settings, including slideshow, picture duration, etc.
1. Insert a USB device containing pictures and select the folder or files that you want to play.
2. Press MENU. The Picture menu will be displayed.
3. Press ▲ or ▼ on the remote control to highlight a Picture menu option, and then press ◄ or ►
to adjust the setting.
4. Press MENU once to close the menu.
Slideshow Mode
Choose from Shuffle, Single, and Sequence to set the slideshow mode.
Press OK to begin the slideshow. Press OK to stop the slideshow.

Single will display one picture selected from the thumbnails for the
interval set in the Duration option and return to the thumbnails. If the
Repeat option is set to On, the selected picture will be displayed until
you press EXIT.

Sequence will show your pictures in the order they are listed on your
USB device until you stop the slideshow.

Shuffle will show your pictures in random order until you stop the
slideshow.
Repeat
Choose from On or Off to repeat the slideshow.
Sort By
You can choose to sort the pictures on the USB device by Photo Date, File
Date, or alphabetically (File A-Z).
Duration
Set the amount of time the picture will remain on the screen during the slideshow. Choose a time
between 5 seconds and 32 seconds.
Slideshow Effect
Choose from Random, Dissolve, Wipe Right, Wipe Left, Wipe Up, Wipe Down, Box In, or Box Out to
set the transition type when changing from one picture to another during a slideshow.
Thumbnail Size
Set the size of the preview pictures (thumbnails) in the menu. Choose from Small, Medium, or Large.
Info
When set to On, information about the picture briefly appears on your HDTV.
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Chapter 8 Adjusting Your HDTV Settings
Using the On-screen Display (OSD)
The remote control or the control buttons on the side of the TV can control all the function settings. The
OSD allows you to adjust contrast, brightness and other settings. The TV will save changes made to the
settings, even if the TV is turned off.
The OSD consists of several menu options. The main menu options may vary depending on your
selected input source.
Note: Some of the main menu options may have additional submenus, for example, the TV Rating
submenu for Parental Controls.
1. Press MENU. The OSD opens.
2. Press ◄, ►, ▲, or ▼ on the remote control to select one of the menu options:
3.
4.
5.
6.
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Input

Wide

CC

Sleep Timer

Picture

Audio

Settings

Media
 Help
Press OK to select the option or feature you want to adjust.
After the menu option is displayed, press ▲ or ▼ on the remote
control to select one of the items to adjust.
Press OK to select it, and then press ◄, ►, ▲, or ▼ to adjust the
selection.
Press BACK once to return to the previous screen. To return to
your program once adjustments have been completed, press the
EXIT button on the remote control.
Input Menu
Select the Input Source for your HDTV. Choose from TV, AV, HDMI-1,
HDMI-2, RGB, and Media.
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Wide Menu
Select how the picture displays on the screen. As you select an option, you will see the screen adjusting
to the different sizes. The options vary depending on the selected input and the TV program:
Normal
The original 4:3 aspect ratio (1.33:1 source) is preserved, so black bars are
added to the left and right of the display image. Standard TV broadcasts are
displayed with a 4:3 Aspect Ratio. Movies in 4:3 Aspect Ratio may be referred
to as pan-and-scan or full frame. These movies were originally filmed in 16:9
(widescreen), and then modified to fit a traditional TV screen (4:3).
Wide
Wide mode allows you to view the entire picture. Recommended for HDMI and RGB / Computer viewing
so you can see the complete picture without the image overstretching beyond the viewing area. If you
experience “noise” along the border switch to Zoom 1. For 720p, 1080i, 1080p only.
Panoramic
When watching a standard broadcast or full frame movie in this mode,
the 4:3 Aspect Ratio (1.33:1 source) display image is stretched
horizontally on the left and right sides to fill the TV screen. The center
of the image is not stretched.
Stretch
When watching a widescreen program (1.78:1 source) with black bars on
the sides, the display image will stretch to fill the TV screen. People will
appear wider than they really are. If you are watching a widescreen
(1.85:1 or 2.35:1 source) program or movie, there will still be black bars
at the top and bottom. This mode is available only when watching a
widescreen program.
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CC (Closed Caption) Menu
Adjust closed caption options.
Analog Closed Caption
The CC feature is available when watching regular analog TV.
Select from Off, CC1, CC2, CC3, and CC4. Closed Caption for
regular TV is usually CC1 or CC2.
Digital Closed Caption
The CC feature is available when watching digital TV. Select from
CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4, or CS1, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, or Off.
Digital CC Style
The Digital CC Style feature is available when watching digital TV.
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Caption Style: Select either As Broadcaster or Custom.
If Custom is selected you can customize the way Closed
Caption is displayed. The options available are:
Text Size: Make CC text larger or smaller.
Color: Choose a text color for CC display
Opacity: Make text more or less transparent.
BG Color: Choose a background color for CC text.
BG Opacity: Make the background for CC text more or less transparent.
Window Color: Choose a text frame color for CC text.
Window Opacity: Make the text frame for CC text more or less transparent.
Sleep Timer Menu
Select the timer to turn off the TV in 30, 60, 90, 120 or 180 minutes.
Picture Menu
Adjust picture options including brightness, contrast, and advanced picture settings.
Picture Mode
Choose from Standard, Movie, Game, Vivid, or Custom. Each input (i.e.
HDMI, COMP, etc) remembers the custom setting you created. Select
Custom to manually adjust Backlight, Brightness, Contrast, Color, Tint,
Sharpness, and to access the More menu where further adjustments can
be made.
Backlight
Adjust the LED brightness to affect the overall brilliance of the picture not
the Brightness (black level) or Contrast (white level) of the picture.
Note: Backlight is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
Brightness
Adjust black levels in the picture. If the brightness is too low you will not be
able to see the detail in darker parts of the picture and if the brightness is
too high the picture will look washed out.
Note: Brightness is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
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Contrast
Adjust the white levels in the picture. If the contrast is too low the picture will look washed out and if the
contrast is too high you will not be able to see any detail in the bright parts of a picture.
Note: Contrast is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
Color
Adjust the amount of color in the picture.
Note: Color is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
Tint
Adjust the hue of the picture. The easiest way to set tint is to look at flesh tones and adjust for a realistic
appearance. In most cases, the default middle position is correct. If people’s faces look too orange try
reducing the level of color first.
Note: Tint is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
Sharpness
Adjust the sharpness of the edges of elements in the picture. It does not produce detail that otherwise
does not exist. This adjustment is helpful when viewing Standard Definition sources.
Note: Sharpness is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
More
Select More to adjust advanced options for fine tuning the picture.
Note: The More menu is only available when Picture Mode is set to Custom.
Size & Position
To select the options in the Size & Position sub-menu, press the
MENU button or the ► button. A new menu will be displayed
showing the following Size & Position settings:

Horiz. Position
Adjust the horizontal position of the picture.
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Vertical Position
Adjust the vertical position of the picture.
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Horizontal Size
Adjust the horizontal size of the picture.
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Vertical Size
Adjust the vertical size of the picture.
Note: The Size & Position function is only available in HDMI or
RGB modes.
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Color Temperature
Color Temperature is the “warmness” or “coolness” of the white areas of the picture. Choose from
Custom, Cool, Normal, or PC. Normal is the setting for television broadcasting. Custom allows
you to set a preset calibrated for a white point to suit individual preferences. Cool produces a
blue-hued image. PC sets the white point at the established setting for a computer display
(9300K). Each preset may also be adjusted for a customized setting.
Advanced Picture
To select the options in the Advanced Picture sub-menu, press OK. A new menu will be
displayed showing the advanced functions available for fine tuning of the picture.

Noise Reduction
This feature diminishes picture artifacts caused by the
digitizing of image motion content that may be present in
the picture. Choose from Off, Low, Medium, or High.

Color Enhancement
This feature increases the picture reproduction
performance of the picture by reducing oversaturation of
certain colors and improving flesh tones. Choose from Off,
Normal, Rich Color, Green/Flesh, and Green/Blue.

Adaptive Luma
Large areas of brightness in the picture will result in a
higher Average Picture Level (APL) and the overall picture
will look too light. This feature will lower the APL to
counteract this effect. Choose from Off, Low, Medium,
Strong, or Extend.

Film Mode
Choose from Off or Auto. When set to Off it will stay at 60
fps. When set to Auto, the TV will detect the cadence (for
example at 24 frames/second for film, or normal video at 60 fps).

Backlight Control
Set this feature to OFF, DCR, or OPC. DCR (Dynamic Contrast Ratio) improves the black
level performance and increases contrast ratio. OPC (Optimum Power Control) Reduces
power consumption while maintaining the same picture brightness.

Ambient Light Sensor
Choose Off, Low, Medium, or High. When set to on, your HDTV will automatically adjust
to light changes in the room.
Reset Picture Mode
Return all Picture settings to factory default. A screen will come up to confirm your selection or to
cancel it. Press ◄ or ► to make the selection, and then press OK to accept it.
Note: Only settings under the Picture will be reset.
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Audio Menu
Adjust audio options including balance, equalizer, and advanced audio
settings.
Audio Mode
Choose from Flat, Rock, Pop, Classic or Jazz.
Balance
Adjust the sound to the left or the right.
Lip Sync
Lip Sync is designed to adjust the audio of the program being viewed so
that it matches the movement of the lips of someone talking on the screen.
TV Speakers
Turn the internal speakers On or Off. You may want to turn the internal
speakers off when listening to the audio through your Home Theater
System.
Advanced Audio
To select the options in the Advanced Audio sub-menu, press ►. A new menu will be displayed showing
the advanced functions available for fine tuning of the audio.
SRS TruSurround HD™
This option sets the SRS True Surround HD™ surround sound
process. Choose from On or Off.
Note: When SRS TruSurround HD™ is ON, Equalizer adjustments
are not available.
SRS TruVolume
When the programming switches to a commercial or when
changing from channel to channel, volume fluctuations occur.
When turned ON, SRS TruVolumeTM provides the listener with a
comfortable and consistent volume level. Turn this option Off
when listening to music.
Digital Audio Out
This option allows selection of the type of processing for the
S/PDIF (Optical connector) when used with a
Receiver/Amplifier/Home Theater system. Select to choose
from OFF, Dolby Digital or PCM.
Analog Audio Out
This option sets the volume control properties when using the RCA (white and red)
connectors as audio line out to connect a Receiver/Amplifier/Home Theater system. Choose
from Fixed or Variable. When set to Variable, volume from the external speakers will change
according to the volume setting on the TV. If it is set to Fixed, the volume can only be
changed by the settings on the external stereo system.
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Equalizer Settings
To select the options in the Equalizer sub-menu, press OK. A new menu
will be displayed showing the volumes of different frequencies.
Starting from lowest to the highest, they are 120Hz, 500Hz, 1.5kHz, 5kHz
and 10kHz.
1. Press ◄ or ► to select the frequency to be adjusted.
2. Use ▲ or ▼ to adjust the selected frequency to your
preference. Values above 0 will boost the frequency and
values below 0 will attenuate the frequency.
Note: The Equalizer adjustment will only be available when SRS TSHD is
set to Off.
Reset Audio Mode
Return all Audio settings to factory default. A screen will come up
to confirm your selection or to cancel it. Press ◄ or ► to make the
selection, and then press OK to accept it.
Note: Only settings under the Audio menu will be reset.
Settings Menu
Tuner
Note: The tuner option can only be selected when your HDTV is in TV input mode.
Tuner Mode
Select Cable or Antenna depending upon which you have attached
to the DTV / TV Input.
Auto Channel Search
Automatically search for TV channels that are available in your
area. Be sure to first select the correct tuner mode above. The TV
will search for analog and digital channels. When the search is
done, press OK to begin watching your programs.
Partial Channel Search
If you believe channels are missed from the auto search, you can
do a partial channel search to look for channel in a certain channel
range again. Select to scan for Analog, Digital, or both
Analog/Digital channels, then press the ▼ button to highlight the
“From” and “To” selection. Press the ► button to select the range
of channel numbers you want to start searching in. Press OK to
start channel search.
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Skip Channel
After the TV has stored all of the available digital channels in
memory you will find that some channels are too weak to watch
comfortably or they may be channels you do not want to see. Press
OK to select the channel to be skipped when using the CH+ or CHbutton. An X will appear in channels you have selected to skip. You
will still be able to select this channel using the number buttons on
the remote control.
MTS
This feature allows you to select the different languages the
broadcaster is transmitting the audio with the program you are
watching. This signal is usually Spanish. Choose from Mono,
Stereo, or SAP.
Name Input
This feature makes it easier for you to recognize the devices you have
connected to your HDTV when you press INPUT. For example, if you have
a Blu-Ray DVD player connected to the HDMI-1 input, you can have the
input label read HDMI-1 BluRay instead of just HDMI-1. You can select
from 10 preset labels.
To use one of the 10 preset labels:
1. Select Input Source, and then press OK to show the list of
inputs.
2. Press ▼ to select the input label you want to change, and
then press OK.
3. Press ▼ to select Input Labels, and then press OK to
show the list of 10 preset labels.
4. Press ▼ to select the new input label name, and then
press OK.
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Parental Controls
If you want to restrict certain channel and program viewing, you can do this
by turning on the Parental Control. Selected programs, movies and
channels can then be made available only after an authorized password
has been entered and accepted by the TV.
To select the options in the Parental sub-menu, press OK and then create
and/or enter a password. A new menu will be displayed showing the
following Parental settings:
Note: The Parental menu does not appear when the input mode is set to
HDMI or RGB.
Channel Locks
Block individual channels from being displayed.
USA-TV
Note: When Rating Enable is OFF, the USA-TV Rating
adjustments are not available.
Press OK to block (locked) or allow (unlocked) channels by the
following US TV ratings:
TV-Y – All children
TV-Y7 – Older children
TV-G – General audience
TV-PG – Guidance suggested
TV-14 – Strongly cautioned
TV-MA – Mature audience
You can also customize the TV ratings for the following content:
A – All sub-ratings
FV – Fantasy violence
D – Sexual dialog
L – Adult language
S – Sexual situations
V - Violence
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USA-Movie
Note: When Rating Enable is OFF, USA-Movie Rating adjustments
are not available.
Press the OK button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked) channels
by the following US Movie ratings:
G – General audience
PG – Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 – Recommended for children 13 years of age or
older
R – Mature audience
NC-17 – No one under 17 years of age
X – No one under 17 years of age
CAN-English
Note: When Rating Enable is OFF, Canadian English Rating
adjustments are not available.
Press the OK button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked) channels by the following Canadian
English ratings:
C – Children
C8+ – Children 8 years or older
G – General Programming, suitable for all audiences
PG – Parental guidance
14+ – Viewers 14 years or older
18+ – Adult programming
CAN-French
Note: When Rating Enable is OFF, Canadian French Rating adjustments are not available.
Press the OK button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked) channels by the following Canadian
French ratings:
G – General audience
8 ans+ – General – not recommended for young children
13 ans+ – Not suitable for children under 13 years of age
16 ans+ – Not suitable for under 16 years of age
18 ans+ – Adults only
Alt Rating Region
This is reserved for future use in the event the parental control system is ever updated. Your
HDTV will be able to receive and update the new rating system to it.
Block Unrated TV
Block programming that does not have a rating.
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Change PIN (Password)
Enter a new, 4-digit password using the number buttons on the remote control. Enter it a second
time to confirm you entered it correctly.
Note: Make sure you write down and store the new password in a secure place. The Reset Locks
feature does NOT reset the password.
RESET LOCKS
Return all Parental Control lock settings to factory default. A screen will come up to confirm your
selection or to cancel it. Press ◄ or ► to make the selection, and then press OK to accept it.
Menu Language
Select to change the language of the menu. The default is English. You can also select French or
Spanish.
Time & Local Settings
Time Zone
Setting the correct Time Zone for your area will ensure that the correct time is shown after
pressing the GUIDE button on the remote control.
Daylight Saving
Setting the daylight saving time for your area will ensure that the correct time is shown after
pressing the GUIDE button on the remote control.
CEC
Consumer Electronics Control allows you to control other devices using your HDTV remote control when
those devices are connected via HDMI. For example, if a CEC-supported Blu-ray DVD player is
connected to your HDTV through HDMI-2 and that player is powered on, your HDTV will automatically
change to the HDMI-2 input. Similarly, if your HDTV is powered on first and
your change the input to HDMI-2, your Blu-ray player will automatically
power on.
Also, you can control your CEC-supported device using the transport keys
on your HDTV remote control (e.g. Play, Stop, Prev, etc.). When you press
one of the buttons on your HDTV, the action will occur on your device.
Contact your devices’ user manual or manufacturer to check whether your
device supports CEC.
CEC Function
Turn CEC On or Off. When set to Off, your HDTV will not send or
receive any CEC commands.
Device Discovery
Register device with TV. Before CEC will work, perform a Device
Discovery to see if there are any CEC supported devices
connected to your HDTV.
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Media Menu
When viewing pictures you can adjust various settings, including slideshow, picture duration, etc.
1. Insert a USB device containing pictures and select the folder or files that you want to play.
2. Press MENU. The Picture menu will be displayed.
3. Press ▲ or ▼ on the remote control to highlight a Picture menu option, and then press ◄ or ►
to adjust the setting.
4. Press MENU once to close the menu.
Slideshow Mode
Choose from Shuffle, Single, and Sequence to set the slideshow mode.
Press OK to begin the slideshow. Press EXIT to stop the slideshow.

Single will display one picture selected from the thumbnails for the
interval set in the Duration option and return to the thumbnails. If the
Repeat option is set to On, the selected picture will be displayed until
you press EXIT.

Sequence will show your pictures in the order they are listed on your
USB device until you stop the slideshow.

Shuffle will show your pictures in random order until you stop the
slideshow.
Repeat
Choose from On or Off to repeat the slideshow.
Sort By
You can choose to sort the pictures on the USB device by Photo Date, File
Date, or alphabetically (File A-Z).
Duration
Set the amount of time the picture will remain on the screen during the slideshow. Choose a time
between 5 seconds and 32 seconds.
Slideshow Effect
Choose from Random, Dissolve, Wipe Right, Wipe Left, Wipe Up, Wipe Down, Box In, or Box Out to
set the transition type when changing from one picture to another during a slideshow.
Thumbnail Size
Set the size of the preview pictures (thumbnails) in the menu. Choose from Small, Medium, or Large.
Info
When set to On, information about the picture briefly appears on your HDTV.
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Help Menu
System Info
Display the technical information including model name, version and
revision of firmware, source type, and resolution.
Reset TV Settings
Return all Picture and Audio settings to factory default. A screen will come
up to confirm your selection or to cancel it. Press Left or Right Navigation
buttons to make the selection, and then press OK to accept it.
Note: This does NOT reset the Parental Control Password.
Clear Memory (Factory Default)
Use this function to reset the TV to the default factory settings. The screen
will display a message to confirm that you want to reset the values to
factory settings. Press ◄ or ► to make the selection, and then press OK to
accept it.
Note: This does NOT reset the Parental Control Password.
Start Setup Wizard
Use this function to return to the Initial Setup menu. Use this function if you want to have a guided setup
when you move your TV. Refer to Chapter 3 for more information.
Note: Previously scanned channels will be removed.
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Chapter 9 Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Cleaning the TV and Remote Control
1. Remove the power adapter cable from the TV.
2. Use a soft cloth moistened with diluted neutral cleaner to clean the TV and remote control. VIZIO
recommends using an HDTV cleaning solution which can be purchased at any major retailer.
3. Wring liquid out of the cloth before cleaning to prevent water from penetrating into the housing.
4. Wipe the TV and remote control with a dry cloth after cleaning.
Important:

Do not use volatile solvent (such as toluene, rosin and alcohol). Such chemicals may damage the
housing, screen glass, and remote control, and cause labeling to peel.

The screen glass is very fragile. Do not scrape it with any sharp object.

Do not press or tap the screen to avoid cracking.
Troubleshooting Guide
If the TV fails or the performance changes dramatically, check the following troubleshooting guide for
possible solutions. Remember to check the peripherals to pinpoint the source of the failure. If the display
still fails to perform as expected, contact the VIZIO for assistance by calling 1-877-MYVIZIO (698-4946)
or e-mail us at techsupport@vizio.com.
General TV Problems
Solution
Receive the error message
“No Signal.”

Press the INPUT button on the remote control to select a different input source.


If you are using cable connected directly to the TV or an antenna, scan for
channels from the Tuner menu in the OSD.
Press the TV button on the top of the remote to return to the TV mode.

Make sure the power button is ON (VIZIO logo glows white).

Make sure the AC power cord is securely connected to the AC socket.

Plug another electrical device to the power outlet to verify that the outlet is working.

Press Volume + (Up) on the remote control.

Press MUTE on the remote control to make sure that MUTE is not ON.

Check your audio settings. The audio may be set to SAP, or the speakers are set
to off.

Check the audio connections of external devices that may be connected to the
HDTV.

If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Make
sure your antenna is connected securely to the TV and move the antenna around
the room or close to a window.

Make sure the power button is ON (VIZIO Logo glows white).

Press the INPUT button on the remote control to select a different input source.
No power.
No sound.
If the screen is black.
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Check the connections of external devices that may be connected to the HDTV.

Press the TV button on the top of the remote to return to the TV mode.
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General TV Problems
Solution
Power is ON but there is no
image on the screen.

Make sure all cables attached to the HDTV are connected to the correct output on
the external device.

Adjust brightness, contrast or backlight.

Press the INPUT button on the remote control to select a different input source.

Press the TV button on the top of the remote to return to the TV mode.

Check Color and Tint settings in Picture Menu.

Reset Picture settings.

Check the video cables to make sure they are securely connected.

If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Make
sure your antenna is connected securely to the TV and move the antenna around
the room or close to a window.

Press only one button at a time.

Press the TV button on the top of the remote to return to the TV mode.

Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor on your TV.

Remove any obstacles between the remote control and the remote sensor.

Replace dead batteries with new ones.

Press the TV button on the top of the remote to return to the TV mode.

If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Make
sure your antenna is connected securely to the TV and move the antenna around
the room or close to a window.

For best image quality, view HD wide-screen programs where possible.

If HD content is not available view “Standard Definition” from a digital source.

Standard, analog TV will always be noticeably inferior to HD because your digital
flat panel TV has video that is many times better than old TV so you will see
interference and deficiencies you did not know you had.

Make sure the power button is ON (VIZIO logo glows white).
Wrong or abnormal colors
appear.
Control buttons do not work.
Remote control does not
work.
There appear to be image
quality issues.
You cannot see a picture.
You see a distorted picture or
hear unusual sound.
The picture has abnormal
patterns.

Make sure the AC power cord is securely connected to the AC socket.

Press the INPUT button on the remote control to select a different input source.

Press the TV button on the top of the remote to return to the TV mode.

Check the connections of external devices that may be connected to the HDTV.

If your HDTV is connected to a computer, press any button on your keyboard to
“wake” your computer.

If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Make
sure your antenna is connected securely to the TV and move the antenna around
the room or close to a window.

You may be getting interference from electrical appliances, cars, motorcycles, or
fluorescent lights. If you have not mounted it on the wall, try moving your HDTV to
another location to see if this is the cause of the problem.

Check the connections of external devices that may be connected to the HDTV.

Make sure the specifications of external devices meet the specifications of your
HDTV (like resolution).

If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Make
sure your antenna is connected securely to the TV and move the antenna around
the room or close to a window.
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General TV Problems
Solution
The display image does not
cover the entire screen.

If you are in RGB mode (Computer), make sure that H-Size and V-Position in the
On Screen Display (OSD) are set correctly.

If you are using TV, AV1, or AV2 with 480i input, press the WIDE button on the
remote control to scroll through various screen modes.

Press Volume + (Up) on the remote control.

Press MUTE on the remote control to make sure that MUTE is not ON.

Check your audio settings. The audio may be set to SAP, or the speakers are set
to off.

Check the audio connections of external devices that may be connected to the
HDTV.
The TV has pixels (dots) that
are always dark or colored.

Your HDTV is manufactured using an extremely high level of precision technology,
however, sometimes some pixels of your HDTV may not display. Pixel defects
within industry specifications are inherent to this type of product and do not
constitute a defective product.
You see “noise” or “trash” on
the screen.

When your HDTV’s digital capabilities exceed a digital broadcast signal, the signal
is up-converted (increased) to match your TV’s display capabilities. Up-converting
can cause noise or trash.

If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Make
sure your antenna is connected securely to the TV and move the antenna around
the room or close to a window.
You switch to a different input
and the volume changes.

The TV remembers the volume level from the last time you adjusted it. If the
sound level is higher or lower from another source, then the volume will change.
You switch to a different input
and the screen size changes.

The TV remembers the viewing mode from the last time you used a particular input
(AV, HDMI and TV).
Tips for High-Definition Users.

Your HDTV is an ideal platform for viewing High Definition Content.

Best image quality will be achieved by HDMI.

Due to variances in broadcast practices, it is possible some image distortions can
occur.
Tips for Letterbox Content
Users.

Some Letterboxed (or “Widescreen”) versions of DVD movies are formatted for
standard 4:3 Televisions. Your HDTV has the ability to expand this content so the
entire screen is filled at the expense of image accuracy. To use this function, press
ZOOM on the remote control to cycle among the options.
Media Viewer
Problems
Solution
USB device is not recognized.

Make sure the device is correctly inserted.

Make sure the device is FAT or FAT32

Make sure it contains the supported files.

Make sure the device is correctly inserted.

Make sure that the file complies with the supported format, bit rate and/or profile.
Also check the file for damage.

Some files that comply with the supported format may not play back or display
properly.

Make sure the viewer isn’t in pause, rotation, or zoom mode.
You can see a picture but you
cannot hear sound.
Image or sound is interrupted
or distorted.
Slideshow doesn’t start.
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Telephone & Technical Support
Products are often returned due to a technical problem rather than a defective product that may result in
unnecessary shipping charges billed to you. Our trained support personnel can often resolve the problem
over the phone. For more information on warranty service or repair, after the warranty period, contact our
Support Department at the number below.
Customer support and quality service are integral parts of VIZIO’s commitment to service excellence.
For technical assistance contact our VIZIO Technical Support Department via email or phone.
Email: techsupport@VIZIO.com
(877) 698-4946 Fax: (949) 585-9563
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 6 am to 9 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 8 am to 4 pm
Have your VIZIO model number, serial number, and date of purchase available before you call.
VIZIO
Address:
39 Tesla
Irvine, CA 92618, USA
Telephone: (888) 849-4623 (949) 428-2525 Fax: (949) 585-9514
Web: www.VIZIO.com
Compliance
Caution: Always use a power cable that is properly grounded. Use the AC cords listed below for each
area.
USA: UL
Canada: CSA
Germany: VDE
UK: BASE/BS
Japan: Electric Appliance Control Act
Mexico: NOM
FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
1.
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
4.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Notice:
1.
The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance
could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
2.
Shielded interface cables and AC AC/DC power adapter, if any, must be used in order to
comply with the emission limits.
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3.
The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized
modification to this equipment. It is the responsibilities of the user to correct such
interference.
Chapter 10 Specifications
Product specifications may change without notice or obligation.
M260VP
Specifications
Panel
26.1” Diagonal, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
Pixel (Dot) Pitch
0.1mm(H) x 0.1mm(V)
Display Compatibility
1080P (FHDTV)
Colors
16.7 million
Brightness
cd/m2 (typical)
400nits
Contrast
1000:1
Response Time
8ms (typical)
Viewing Angle
178° (horizontal/vertical)
Inputs
2 x HDMI with HDCP
1 x RF
1x Composite Video and Stereo Audio
1x Computer RGB plus Stereo Audio
1x USB
Outputs
1x 5.1 S/PDIF Optical Digital Audio, 1x Headphone
Features
60 Hz E-LED panel, 1080P FHDTV, HDMI v1.3, 3D Comb Filter, Digital Audio Amplifier, Dolby
Digital for ATSC/QAM, Signal Compatibility: 480I(SDTV), 480P(EDTV), 720P(HDTV),
1080I(HDTV), 1080P(FHDTV), Channel Skip/Add, VIDEO/INPUT Naming Capability, Closed
Caption, Parental Control/V-CHIP 2.0, Programmable Timer,SRS TSHD,SRS TruVolume ,HD
Game Port, Noise Reduction, MTS Stereo Decoder, Dolby Digital for ATSC/QAM, VESA Mount
Compatabile,Multimedia(JPEG only)
Technical Features
ATSC/Clear QAM tuner, NTSC video decoding, 3:2 or 2:2 reverse pull-down, Motion adaptive
de-interlace, Progressive video scan via VGA/HDMI, FHDTV via HDMI, Color temperature
adjustments of 6500K/9300K/11000K, Independent Red/Green/Blue adjustments for color
temperature fine tuning, Signal Compatibility 480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i
(HDTV), 1080P (FHDTV), Computer support at 640x480/800x600/1024x768/ 1920x1080 via
VGA/HDMI
Special Features
 Multimedia: support JPG only
 HDMI CEC

Detachable base
Speakers
2xBuilt-in, 5W Speakers
Panel Life
50,000 hours to half the original brightness
Power
Input
IEC Connector for direct power line connection
Voltage Range
100~240 Vac at 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
31.3 (Avg), <1W (standby)
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Specifications
Environmental Conditions
Dimensions
25.24” W x 17.97” H x 6.68” D with stand; 25.24” W x 15.9” H x 1.34” D without stand
645 x 426.5 x 158mm with stand; 645 x 407.5 x 35mm without stand
Net Weight
8.6 lbs without stand; 3.9 lbs with stand
9.48 kg without stand; 4.3 kg with stand
Gross Weight
14.33 lbs; 6.5 kg
Certifications
CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B
Compliances
Energy Star 4.0. ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A
Note: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
and the Consumer Electronics Retailers Coalition (CERC) have made a new tip sheet available for digital
television (DTV) retailers to reproduce and distribute to consumers on the sales floor. The file may be
downloaded online at www.dtv.gov. While you’re there, check out the other useful information in the FCC
is making available to consumers interested in learning more about the analog to digital transition.
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Preset PC Resolutions
If connecting to a PC through the RGB PC input, set the TV timing mode to VESA 1920x1080 at 60Hz for
best picture quality (refer to the graphic card’s user guide for questions on how to set this timing mode).
See the table below for the factory preset resolutions.
Mode No. Resolution
Horizontal
Refresh Horizontal Vertical
Sync
Rate
Frequency Frequency
Polarity
(KHz)
(Hz)
(Hz)
(TTL)
Vertical
Pixel
Sync
Rate Remark
Polarity
(MHz)
(TTL)
1
640 x 480
60
31.469
59.941
N
N
25.175 Windows
2
640 x 480
75
37.500
75.000
N
N
31.500 Windows
3
800 x 600
60
37.879
60.317
P
P
40.000 Windows
4
800 x 600
72
48.077
72.188
P
P
50.000 Windows
5
800 x 600
75
46.875
75.000
P
P
49.500 Windows
6
1024 x 768
60
48.363
60.004
N
N
65.000 Windows
7
1024 x 768
70
56.476
70.069
N
N
75.000 Windows
8
1024 x 768
75
60.023
75.029
P
P
78.750 Windows
9
720 x 400
70
31.469
70.087
N
P
28.322 DOS
10
◎1920 x 1080 60
66.587
59.934
P
N
138.50 Windows
Note: P: positive, N: negative, ◎: Primary mode
Resolution through RGB Input
If your PC supports VESA Reduce Blanking timing via the VGA card drive program (usually offered by the
VGA Card Manufacturer), your TV set is equipped to have the 1920x1080 resolution display through this
connection using the following timing 138.5MHz. The following parameters are often the values required
by the software or programs to set up the display:
Parameters
Horizontal Values (Pixels)
Vertical Values (Lines)
Address
1920
1080
Front Porch
48
3
Sync Width
32
5
Back Porch
80
23
Total
2080
1111
Frequency
66.587 KHz
59.934 Hz
Sync Polarity
P
N
Pixel Rate (MHz)
138.5
Refresh Rate (Hz)
60
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Warranty
ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON PARTS AND LABOR
(Covers units purchased as new in United States and Puerto Rico Only)
VIZIO provides a warranty to the original purchaser of its products against defects in materials and workmanship
for a period of one year of non-commercial usage and ninety (90) days of commercial use. If a VIZIO product is
defective within the warranty period, VIZIO will either repair or replace the unit at its sole option and discretion.
To obtain warranty service, contact VIZIO Technical Support via email: TechSupport@VIZIO.com or via phone at
877 MY VIZIO (877.698.4946) from 6:00AM to 9:00PM Monday through Friday and 8:00AM to 4:00PM Saturday
and Sunday, Pacific Time, or visit www.VIZIO.com. Proof of purchase in the form of a purchase receipt or copy
thereof is required.
Parts and Labor
There will be no charge for parts or labor during the warranty period. Replacement parts and units may be new or
recertified at VIZIO’s option and sole discretion. Replacement parts and units are warranted for the remaining
portion of the original warranty or for ninety (90) days from warranty service or replacement, whichever is later.
Types of Service
Units 30” or larger will usually be serviced in-home. In-home service requires complete and easy access to the unit
and does not include de-installation or re-installation of the product. However, in some cases, it may be necessary
to send the unit to a VIZIO service center. VIZIO will cover the transportation charges to and from the same
customer location.
Units less than 30” must be sent to a VIZIO service center. VIZIO is not responsible for transportation costs to the
service center, but VIZIO will cover return shipping to the customer. PRE-AUTHORIZATION IS REQUIRED
BEFORE SENDING ANY UNIT IN FOR SERVICE.
Any returns to VIZIO’s service centers must utilize either the original carton box and shipping material or a
replacement box and material provided by VIZIO. VIZIO technical support will provide instructions for packing and
shipping the unit to the VIZIO service center.
Limitations and Exclusions
VIZIO’s one-year limited warranty only covers defects in materials and workmanship. Items not covered include but
are not limited to cosmetic damage, normal wear and tear, misuse, signal issues, power surges, and damages
from shipping, acts of God, any sort of customer misuse, installation, customer modifications, adjustments, and
set-up issues. Units with unreadable or removed serial numbers, “image burn-in”, and routine maintenance are not
covered. This warranty does not cover products sold “AS IS”, “FACTORY RECERTIFIED”, or by a non-authorized
reseller.
THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED OR DESCRIBED ABOVE. ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIOD OF TIME SET FORTH
ABOVE. VIZIO'S TOTAL LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY
CAUSE WHATSOEVER SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE DISPLAY. VIZIO
SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF USE, COMMERCIAL LOSS, LOST REVENUE OR LOST
PROFITS, OR OTHER INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW
LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS,
WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. THIS WARRANTY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
CHECK www.VIZIO.com FOR THE MOST CURRENT VERSION.
Personal Data
If your VIZIO product is capable of storing personal data and other information, ALL CONTENTS AND
INFORMATION WILL BE DELETED IN THE COURSE OF SOME IN-HOME AND ALL SHIP-IN WARANTY
SERVICE. If this occurs, your product will be restored to you configured as originally purchased. You will be
responsible for restoring all applicable data and passwords. Recovery and reinstallation of user data is not
covered under this Limited Warranty. In order to protect your personal information, VIZIO recommends that
you always clear all personal information from the unit before it is serviced, regardless of the servicer.
ZERO BRIGHT PIXEL DEFECT GUARANTEE
This policy covers “zero bright pixel” defects for the duration of the limited “ONE YEAR WARRANTY” on select
new product purchases. To determine if this guarantee applies to your product, refer to the “DETAILS” tab of the
model’s product information page (www.VIZIO.com) or look for the “zero bright pixel” guarantee on the box.
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Index
16:9 ..........................................................................31
4:3 ............................................................................31
Accessories................................................................9
Adjustments
Advanced .............................................................30
Volume.................................................................13
Advanced Adjustments ............................................30
Ambient Light Sensor...............................................34
Antenna....................................................................20
Aspect Ratio.............................................................31
Audio Menu
Advanced Audio ...................................................35
Analog Audio Out adjustments.............................35
Audio Mode adjustments......................................35
Balance adjustments............................................35
Digital Audio Out ..................................................35
Equalizer adjustments..........................................36
Lip Sync adjustments ...........................................35
Reset Audio Mode................................................36
Speaker adjustments ...........................................35
SRS TruVolume ...................................................35
SRS TSHD (surround sound) adjustments ..........35
AV connector............................................................20
Blackbars .................................................................31
Blocking Channels ...................................................38
Brightness ................................................................32
Cable Box
Connecting ...........................................................21
CC Closed Caption ..................................................32
CEC .........................................................................40
Cleaning...................................................................43
Color ........................................................................33
Composite Connector ..............................................20
Computer
Connecting ...........................................................26
Preset Resolutions ...............................................49
Resolution through RGB ......................................49
Connecting
Computer .............................................................26
RGB .....................................................................26
VGA .....................................................................26
Connecting Equipment
Cable....................................................................21
DVD .....................................................................23
Rear Panel Connections ......................................14
Satellite Box .........................................................21
Sound system ......................................................26
Stereo ..................................................................26
VCR .....................................................................25
Video Camera ......................................................25
Contents.....................................................................9
Contrast ...................................................................33
Controls
Front Panel...........................................................13
Jag Wheel ............................................................13
Daylight Savings setting...........................................40
DTV Transition ...........................................................5
DVD Player
Connecting ...........................................................23
DVI
Cable Box ............................................................22
Version 4/16/2010
Satellite Box .........................................................22
EPG .........................................................................19
Getting Started .........................................................17
Grounding ..................................................................4
GUIDE Button ..........................................................19
HDMI........................................................................20
HDTV Location.........................................................10
Help Menu
Reset All Settings.................................................42
Setup Wizard........................................................42
System Info ..........................................................42
Help Menu................................................................42
Horizontal/Vertical Position adjustments ..................33
Input Source
Choosing ..............................................................18
Inputs
Antenna..................................................................4
Connectors...........................................................20
Jag Wheel ................................................................13
Maintenance of TV ...................................................43
Media Menu
Duration .........................................................29, 41
Info .................................................................29, 41
Repeat ...........................................................29, 41
Slideshow.......................................................29, 41
Slideshow Effect.............................................29, 41
Sort By ...........................................................29, 41
Thumbnail Size ..............................................29, 41
Media Menu .............................................................41
Menu Language .......................................................40
Name Input ..............................................................37
OSD .........................................................................30
CC Menu ..............................................................32
Help Menu............................................................42
Input Menu ...........................................................30
Media Menu .........................................................41
Picture Menu ........................................................32
Settings Menu ......................................................36
Sleep Timer Menu................................................32
Wide Menu ...........................................................31
Parental Controls
Alt Rating Region .................................................39
Block Unrated TV .................................................39
Canadian English Rating......................................39
Canadian French Rating ......................................39
Change the Password..........................................40
Channel Block ......................................................38
Reset Locks .........................................................40
USA Movie Rating................................................39
USA TV Rating.....................................................38
Parental Controls .....................................................38
Password .................................................................40
Photos
Adjusting Settings ................................................29
Viewing ................................................................28
Picture
Reset Picture Mode..............................................34
Picture Menu ............................................................32
Adaptive Luma .....................................................34
Advanced Video ...................................................34
Ambient Light Sensor...........................................34
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Backlight ..............................................................32
Backlight Control ..................................................34
Brightness ............................................................32
Color ....................................................................33
Color Enhancement .............................................34
Color Temperature ...............................................34
Contrast ...............................................................33
Film Mode ............................................................34
Noise Reduction...................................................34
Picture Mode ........................................................32
Sharpness ............................................................33
Tint .......................................................................33
Pictures
Adjusting Settings ................................................29
Create Slideshow ...........................................29, 41
Info .................................................................29, 41
Sort ................................................................29, 41
Thumbnail Size ..............................................29, 41
Viewing ................................................................28
Remote Control ........................................................15
Batteries ...............................................................15
Buttons .................................................................16
Precautions ..........................................................15
Range ..................................................................15
Safety Instructions......................................................2
Satellite Box
Connecting ...........................................................21
Search for channels .................................................36
Setting Up ................................................................10
Settings Menu
Audio..............................................................35, 37
CEC .....................................................................40
Menu Language ...................................................40
Parental Controls Menu .......................................38
Time & Local Settings ..........................................40
Tuner....................................................................36
Setup Wizard............................................................17
Sharpness ................................................................33
Skip Channel............................................................37
Slideshow
Duration .........................................................29, 41
Effect..............................................................29, 41
Mode ..............................................................29, 41
Repeat ...........................................................29, 41
Specifications ...........................................................47
Stereo
Connecting ...........................................................26
Technical Support ....................................................46
Time Zone setting ....................................................40
Tint ...........................................................................33
Troubleshooting .......................................................43
Tuner Menu
Analog MTS .........................................................37
Auto Search .........................................................36
Skip Channel........................................................37
Tuner Mode..........................................................36
TV Menu ..................................................................30
Partial Channel Search ........................................36
TV Stand
Attaching ..............................................................11
USB Port ..................................................................28
VCR
Connecting ...........................................................25
Video Camera
Connecting ...........................................................25
Wall mounting ..........................................................12
Warranty ..................................................................50
Watching TV
Getting your Programs .........................................18
Program Information ............................................19
Wide.........................................................................31
Wizard......................................................................42
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