Vizio VW47LF Owner`s manual

VW47L FHDTV QUICKSTART GUIDE
10A
Before You Begin
Four Easy Steps
Simply follow our color-coded Step Charts and you’re done.
• Verify all of the contents of your accessory package
1) Choose items to connect to your VIZIO HDTV
• Place your High Definition TV so that the rear connectors are accessible
• Determine which type of Signal Source and any Additional Equipment you wish
to connect to your VIZIO HDTV.
• Install AA batteries into the VIZIO Remote Control
Power Cord
• Choose ONLY one method for each piece
of equipment.
Video Camera
VCR
Sound System
Game System
DVR
DVD
Satellite Box
Additional Equipment
Digital Cable Box
Cable Box
Cable
Contents:
Antenna
Signal Sources
Digital Camera
• Write down your VW47LF 10A Serial Number (located on the back)
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2) Choose equipment
connection methods
• Using the colored dots from Step One,
follow the row across to Step Two to match
up the colored dots to the same colored
connection method.
• The colored dots under each Signal Source and Additional Equipment indicate
which type of connections you may use to connect to your VIZIO HDTV.
Computer
• Review safety guidelines in Owner’s Manual
3) Select cables and
make connections
Follow the programming instructions on the other side of
this guide.
• Once you have determined the connection methods from Step Two,
follow the row to Step Three to determine what kind of cables you
need and what the connections look like on your equipment.
• If you are using the DTV/TV input, turn over this guide
and follow Procedure 1.
• Following the color-coded system, use the appropriate cables and
connect your Signal Source and Additional Equipment to the color-coded
inputs on your VIZIO HDTV. (Refer to Connection Map at bottom of page.)
• If you are using an input other than DTV/TV, turn over
this guide and follow Procedure 2.
• Once connected, turn on your VIZIO HDTV and all your equipment.
Connection Methods
My Equipment Has
HDMI 1
VIZIO HDTV User Manual, VIP Brochure
and Registration Card.
4) Use your VIZIO HDTV
My VIZIO HDTV Has
Cable Needed
HDMI*
HDMI
HDMI 1
TYPE: Digital High Definition
QUALITY: Best Digital
HDMI*
HDMI
HDMI 2
Connection Reference
HDMI 2
TYPE: Digital High Definition
QUALITY: Best Digital
HDMI 3
TYPE: Digital High Definition
QUALITY: Best Digital
Remote Control
HDMI
DVI
HDMI 3
Coaxial (RF) Cable*
DTV / TV
TYPE: Cable/Antenna
QUALITY: Best Digital/Good Analog
RGB PC
TYPE: RGB Analog
QUALITY: Best Analog
The Best Connection
Optional
Audio
Optional
Audio
VGA Cable
& stereo
mini-jack
Component & Stereo RCA Cable*
COMPONENT 1
RGB PC
COMPONENT 1
TYPE: Component Analog
QUALITY: Better Analog
For the best quality picture,
we recommend using HDMI,
BEST
HDMI 1
COMPONENT 2
inputs when possible. These
of high definition (HD).
Using these inputs does not
AV
OPTICAL
TYPE: Digital Audio Out
QUALITY: Best Digital
is capable of these
connections. TV, AV and
BETTER
Optical Audio Cable
OPTICAL
DTV +
However, not all equipment
COMPONENT 2
TYPE: Analog
QUALITY: Good Analog
unless a high definition
source is connected.
A/V RCA Cable & S-Video*
AV/S-VIDEO
HDMI 3
guarantee high definition
Component & Stereo RCA Cable*
TYPE: Component Analog
QUALITY: Better Analog
HDMI 2
are the only inputs capable
S-Video are not capable of
HDMI* to DVI
& RCA Audio
or
+
DTV / TV
Includes 2 AA Batteries
DTV, RGB or Component
HDMI*
or
AUDIO OUT
RGB PC
Stereo RCA Cable
TYPE: Analog Audio Out
QUALITY: Good Analog
HD signals.
AUDIO OUT
COMPONENT 1
+ Both DTV and TV share the
same port. The television will
For additional help with connecting components to your VIZIO TV, visit http://ceaconnectionsguide.com for an interactive guide
automatically register which
COMPONENT 2
input type is connected.
AV/S-VIDEO
GOOD
TV +
3 WAYS TO GET HDTV
In need of a particular cable to make the connection you want?
VIZIO-certified cables are available at www.VIZIO.com (view back for more details).
1) Off-Air antenna (using the DTV antenna input).
To see if you are able to receive HD signals
off-air and for help choosing the right antenna,
visit www.antennaweb.org.
2) Cable - Subscribe to HD programming through
your local cable company (HD cable box required).
3) Satellite - Subscribe to HD programming
through Direct TV or Dish Network (HD satellite
receiver required).
VIZIO provides installation services, cables & wall mounts
(see details for Optional Components on back).
For more information, see your Owner’s Manual, Chapter 2, CONNECTING EQUIPMENT.
BACK OF TV
Visit www.VIZIO.com or call 1-888-849-4623 to order today.
©2007 VIZIO Inc.
VW47L FHDTV QUICKSTART GUIDE
10A
Programming your TV to Receive and Display Channels: All you need is your Remote Control.
 Receiving Channels through DTV/TV Input
using Regular Antenna or Regular Cable Service
(No Box) Signals.
 Displaying Channels from different Signal Sources (External TV Tuner, VCR, Cable Box
or Satellite Receiver) through different Inputs.
STEP 2.1
 Fine Tuning your TV for Home Use.
After completing either Procedure 1 or Procedure 2,
please follow the steps below to optimize your TV set display:
1. Press the MENU key to bring up the Menu display. Use
the
or
button to scroll to the Color Temperature option.
STEP 1.1
 Connect your signal source (cable
from antenna or cable from the wall for
Cable Service without box) directly to
the DTV/TV RF (commonly named
COAXIAL) connector.
STEP 1.2
 Turn on the TV. The Initial Setup
menu screen should appear. If this
screen does not appear see User’s
Manual, Chapter 3 for TV Tuner Setup.
 Press
key to initialize the process.
 Select Language: English, Español, Francais.
Press
Green, Blue plus Red and White)* connectors, HDMI* connectors or S-Video (AV)* plus Red and White connectors (if applicable).
Make the physical connection or hook up.
once to select Cable or Antenna.
 Press
to continue to next screen.
 Press
key on remote control
to scan for channels. Scanning for
available channels could take
several minutes.
 Once scanning is finished, programming is
3. Press either
or
button to change setting to Normal,
and then press the LAST key again to go back to previous screen.
4. Press either
or
button to select the Picture Mode option.
 Turn on the TV. The Initial Setup menu screen should appear. If this screen does appear,
5. Press either
to Standard.
or
button to change the Picture Mode option
 Select Language: English, Español, Francais.
6. Press the LAST key repeatedly to exit the on screen display Menu.
press
on remote control to initialize the process. If the screen does not appear,
please skip to Step D.
 Press LAST key to exit the Initial Setup menu.
NOTE: If you followed Procedure 1, take the following steps to ensure
that the correct program times are shown when pressing the Guide key:
 If you have an HD service you must use the HDMI (best) or Component connection.
NOTE: Composite and S-VIDEO Cables can only be used for SD (480i) pictures.
 Turn on your Cable Box, VCR, External TV Tuner or Satellite Receiver and you will see a picture on your TV set. If there is not a
or
button to select it.
STEP 2.2
button to go to next screen.
 Press
2. Press the
 Select the correct input connection; RF (DTV/TV)* connector, Composite (Yellow, Red and White)* connectors, Component (Red,
picture, make sure you have selected the correct input on the TV set.
Press the MENU key, which will bring up the picture mode menu.
Pressing either the
 If the selected input is RF connection, you should be aware that the TV set needs to be 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; please refer to Owner or
User’s Manual of such equipment for details.
NOTE: The TV set will be displaying any television station or program selected by the Cable Box, VCR, External Tuner or Satellite Receiver. The TV
set will not be able to change programs or channels; this is controlled by the equipment sending the signal. If the service being used includes a box
with two different outputs for two different (distant) rooms, then scanning channels should help to find the signal. Be aware that the channel to be
selected varies from provider to provider, meaning you may have to call your provider company so they can provide you with the specific channel to use
with high-definition TV sets. Some examples of these channels are: 105, 106, 115 and 116.
or
button, scroll across to the icon showing the
little satellite dish or antenna. The next screen will appear showing
Time Zone; using either the
pressing either the
or
or
button, select it, and finally by
button, choose the proper Time Zone for your
area. Press the LAST key repeatedly to exit the on screen display Menu.
complete. Press the LAST key to exit.
*
For Your Information:
 Coaxial connection (RF connector) is recognized as the threaded connector, commonly
Programming Your Cable or
Satellite Box Remote
called cable, screw on or coaxial connector which carries the image (picture) and sound
(audio) through a single cable.
Consult your Cable or Satellite Owner’s Manual to determine if you
need a 3, 4 or 5-digit code. If your Cable or Satellite Box requires:
 Composite connection (RCA connectors) is recognized by the three (yellow, red and
• 3-digits, please use “627” (This code usually works with DISHNetwork.)
white) standardized color coded RCA connectors. Yellow carries the image (picture); red
(right channel) and white (left channel) carry the sound (audio) of the signal.
 Component connection (RCA connectors) is recognized by the three (green, blue and
red) standardized color coded RCA connectors for image (picture) plus the two (red and
white) standardized color coded RCA connectors for the sound (audio) of the signal.
 HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connection (HDMI connector) is
• 4-digits, please use “1758”, “0178” or “0128”
small connectors at the end of a cable with multiple pins in it. This connection carries only
the image (picture) of the signal; therefore, there is a need to supply a separate sound
(audio) signal by using the two (red and white) standardized color coded RCA connectors.
ENHANCE YOUR VIZIO EXPERIENCE
When it comes to components and accessories, don’t settle for
less than VIZIO. We offer a full line of products specifically
designed to accentuate your VIZIO HDTV. To learn more about
how you can enhance your VIZIO experience, call 888-849-4623
or visit www.VIZIO.com.
• 5-digits, please use “11758”, “10178” or “10128” (These codes usually work
with DIRECTV.)
VIZIO HIGH-DEFINITION CERTIFIED CABLES
Your new TV set is now ready
to automatically reproduce the best picture quality from the input
signal being fed into it. Enjoy your VIZIO HDTV.
recognized by the standardized elongated D-Shaped connector which carries both the
image (picture) and the sound (audio) of the signal through a single cable.
 S-Video (separate video) connection (4-pin Mini-DIN connector) is recognized by the
Optional Components
Our VIZIO Certified HD cables carry the same standards of
excellence as all our VIZIO products. Available in: DVI, HDMI
and Component in lengths of 2, 5, and 10 meters.
VIZIO CERTIFIED MOUNTS
Menu
These small arrows correspond to
FLUSH MOUNT- turn your HDTV into a work of art
the arrows shown in the above Steps.
TILT MOUNT- adjust your HDTV for the most comfortable
viewing position
They surround the MENU key.
Legend
ARTICULATING ARM- position your HDTV exactly where
you want it
©2007 VIZIO Inc.