Zanussi VF550M User's Manual

VIZIO VF550M User Manual
Dear VIZIO Customer,
Congratulations on your new VIZIO VF550M television purchase. Thank
you for your support. For maximum benefit of your HDTV, please 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, please call (877) 668-8462 or e-mail us at www.vizio.com.
To purchase or inquire about accessories and installation services for your
VIZIO HDTV, please 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.
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and
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Important Safety Instructions
Your HDTV is designed and manufactured to operate within defined design limits, and 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 3 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.
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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.
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Do not overload power strips and extension cords. Overloading can result in fire or electric shock.
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.
FCC Bulletin for New TV Owners
After June 12, 2009, a television receiver with only an analog broadcast tuner will require a
converter box to receive full power over-the-air broadcasts with an antenna because of the
Nation's transition to digital 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.
Information about the DTV transition is available from http://www.DTV.gov or this manufacturer at
877 MY VIZIO (877-698-4946), and from http://www.dtv2009.gov or 1-888-DTV-2009 for information
about subsidized coupons for digital-to-analog converter boxes.
Your HDTV comes with a built-in tuner capable of processing digital broadcasts, making it easier
for you to receive this type of signal without the need of an extra converter box.
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Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions ................................................................................................................ 2
Television Antenna Connection Protection.......................................................................................... 4
FCC Bulletin for New TV Owners........................................................................................................... 4
Package Contents ................................................................................................................................... 7
Setting Up Your HDTV............................................................................................................................. 7
Wall Mounting your HDTV ...................................................................................................................... 8
Attaching the safety strap ...................................................................................................................... 8
CHAPTER 1 BASIC CONTROLS AND CONNECTIONS ......................................... 9
Front Panel............................................................................................................................................... 9
Side Panel Controls................................................................................................................................. 9
Rear Panel Connections ....................................................................................................................... 10
Right-Side Panel Connection ............................................................................................................... 11
VIZIO Remote Control ........................................................................................................................... 12
Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control........................................................................................ 13
Remote Control Range ........................................................................................................................ 13
VIZIO Remote Control Precautions ..................................................................................................... 13
CHAPTER 2 CONNECTING EQUIPMENT ........................................................... 14
Which Video Connection Should I Use? ............................................................................................. 14
Connecting Your Cable or Satellite Box ............................................................................................. 15
Using HDMI (Best) ............................................................................................................................... 15
HDMI Connections for Cable or Satellite Boxes with DVI ................................................................... 16
Using Component Video (Better)......................................................................................................... 16
Using S-Video (Better) ......................................................................................................................... 17
Using Composite Video (Good) ........................................................................................................... 17
Using Coaxial (Antenna) (Good).......................................................................................................... 17
Connecting Coaxial (RF)....................................................................................................................... 18
Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for Standard TV or Digital TV ................................................... 18
Using the Antenna or Cable through Your VCR .................................................................................. 18
Connecting Your DVD Player ............................................................................................................... 19
Using HDMI (Best) ............................................................................................................................... 19
HDMI Connections for DVD Players with DVI ..................................................................................... 19
Using Component Video (Better)......................................................................................................... 20
Using S-Video (Better) ......................................................................................................................... 20
Using Composite (AV) Video (Good)................................................................................................... 21
Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera ............................................................................................. 21
Connecting an External Receiver/Amp ............................................................................................... 22
Optical Output of audio received with HD Programs ........................................................................ 22
Connecting a Computer........................................................................................................................ 23
Preset PC Resolutions......................................................................................................................... 24
Resolution through RGB Input............................................................................................................. 24
CHAPTER 3 USING YOUR HDTV THE FIRST TIME ........................................... 25
Setup Wizard.......................................................................................................................................... 25
Select Input Source ............................................................................................................................... 27
Fine Tuning the picture......................................................................................................................... 28
Watching a TV Program ........................................................................................................................ 29
Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings ........................................................................................................... 30
Program Information ............................................................................................................................. 31
CHAPTER 4 ADVANCED ADJUSTMENT OF HDTV ........................................... 32
Using the On Screen Display (OSD) .................................................................................................... 32
Picture Menu .......................................................................................................................................... 33
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Picture Mode........................................................................................................................................ 33
Auto Adjust........................................................................................................................................... 33
Backlight .............................................................................................................................................. 33
Brightness ............................................................................................................................................ 33
Contrast ............................................................................................................................................... 33
Color..................................................................................................................................................... 34
Tint ....................................................................................................................................................... 34
Sharpness............................................................................................................................................ 34
Advanced Video................................................................................................................................... 34
Reset Picture Mode ............................................................................................................................. 35
Audio Menu ............................................................................................................................................ 36
Audio Mode.......................................................................................................................................... 36
Equalizer .............................................................................................................................................. 36
Balance ................................................................................................................................................ 36
SRS TSHD........................................................................................................................................... 36
Digital Audio Out .................................................................................................................................. 37
Speakers.............................................................................................................................................. 37
Analog Audio Out................................................................................................................................. 37
Lip Sync ............................................................................................................................................... 37
Reset Audio Mode ............................................................................................................................... 37
TV Menu.................................................................................................................................................. 38
Tuner Mode.......................................................................................................................................... 38
Auto Search ......................................................................................................................................... 38
Partial Channel Search ........................................................................................................................ 38
Skip Channel........................................................................................................................................ 38
MTS...................................................................................................................................................... 38
Time Zone............................................................................................................................................ 39
Daylight Saving .................................................................................................................................... 39
Channel Info......................................................................................................................................... 39
Setup Menu ............................................................................................................................................ 39
Language ............................................................................................................................................. 39
PIP (Picture-in-Picture) ........................................................................................................................ 39
Sleep Timer.......................................................................................................................................... 40
Wide ..................................................................................................................................................... 40
Input Naming........................................................................................................................................ 41
CC (Closed Caption)............................................................................................................................ 41
Parental................................................................................................................................................ 42
System Info .......................................................................................................................................... 44
System Reset....................................................................................................................................... 44
Understanding Viewing Features ........................................................................................................ 45
Viewing Modes....................................................................................................................................... 45
CHAPTER 5 MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING .................................... 46
Maintenance........................................................................................................................................... 46
Troubleshooting Guide ......................................................................................................................... 46
Troubleshooting Guide ......................................................................................................................... 47
Telephone & Technical Support .......................................................................................................... 49
Compliance ............................................................................................................................................ 50
FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement........................................................................................ 50
CHAPTER 6 MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION ................................................. 51
Specifications ........................................................................................................................................ 51
Glossary – Standard Definitions.......................................................................................................... 52
Index ....................................................................................................................................................... 56
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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. Once you have opened the carton, check that your
HDTV is in good condition and that all of the contents are included.
The screen can easily be scratched or broken, so handle your HDTV gently and never place your HDTV
with the screen 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 VF550M
VIZIO remote control VR2P
AA batteries for the remote control (2)
Power cord
Safety strap
Screen cleaning cloth
This user manual
Quick Setup Guide
Registration Card
Additional certified
accessories for your
HDTV are sold separately:
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Wall mounts
High Definition cables
Extra or replacement remote
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 web site
at www.VIZIO.com or call us toll free at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623)
Caution: 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.
Setting Up Your HDTV
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Read this user manual carefully before installing your HDTV.
The power consumption of your HDTV is about 244W (AVG). Use the included power cord. When
an extension cord is required, use one with the correct power rating. The cord must be grounded
and the grounding feature must not be compromised.
Your HDTV should be installed on a flat surface to avoid tipping.
For proper ventilation, you must allow space between the back of your HDTV and the wall.
If you want to mount your HDTV on the wall, see below for additional information.
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 component damage.
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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. Remove the stand base
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 eight (8) screws holding the
base to your HDTV. Pull downward on the
base and lift off.
2. 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.
Attaching the safety strap
When your HDTV is not mounted on the wall, use the included safety strap to attach the HDTV to the wall
to reduce the chance of the HDTV being pulled over. The Safety Strap should be used with common
sense practice such as ensuring that children (or adults) do not climb up, grabbing the top of the HDTV
and pulling it onto themselves.
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washer underneath the screw head.
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If you have a solid wall you should use a lag bolt, again
using a washer under the nut.
Attach the other end of the Safety Strap to
one of the upper wall mounting holes on
the back of the HDTV, using a washer
under the screw head.
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Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections
Front Panel
POWER ‘VIZIO’ LIGHT– The VIZIO name lights white when
powered on and orange when powered off.
REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR – Point the remote control
directly at this window for the best response to the remote
signal.
Side Panel Controls
POWER (
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Press the button again to turn your HDTV off.
MENU – This button activates the On Screen Display (OSD). If a submenu is active, pressing this button will return to the previous menu level.
CH !/" – Use these buttons to select the next or previous TV channels.
While the OSD is active, these buttons function as up and down controls
in the OSD menus.
VOL + / - – Use these buttons to increase or decrease the speaker
volume. While the OSD is active, these buttons function as left and right
controls in the OSD menus.
INPUT (ENTER) – Repeated pressing of this button steps through the
input sources in the following sequence: TV, AV1, AV2, Component 1,
Component 2, RGB, HDMI1, HDMI2, HDMI3, HDMI4, and HDMI5. Once
you have stepped through the entire sequence, you will return to the
beginning.
Additionally, when the OSD is active, this button confirms the
menu function to be adjusted.
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Rear Panel Connections
1. HDMI 1, 2, & 3 – Connect digital video devices such as DVD multimedia players or set top
boxes through these all digital connectors. There is an additional HDMI port on the side of the
TV.
2. RGB PC – Connect the video and audio from a computer here. A cable with a 1/8” mini plug
stereo connector at the end connecting to the TV is needed if sound is also transmitted with this
signal.
3. DTV/TV – Connect to an antenna or digital cable (no Cable Box) for Digital TV. For digital TV
stations in your area visit www.antennaweb.org.
4. S-VIDEO/AV1 – Connect composite or S-Video video devices, such as a VCR, camcorder, or
video game. Use the white and red connectors to connect the external audio from the same
source. There is an additional AV port on the side of the TV.
5. AUDIO OUT –
a. (OPTICAL) The audio associated with the programming will be available on the SPDIF
Optical connector for connection to your home theater system.
b. (ANALOG L/R) Connect the audio from the HDTV to an external device, such as a home
theater system, external amplifier or stereo. Speakers cannot be connected directly here.
6. HDMI 4 - Connect another digital video device such as a DVD multimedia player or set top box
through this all digital connector. For users who want to connect to a DVI enabled device, use a
DVI-HDMI cable and connect the analog audio output of the device to the L+R AUDIO here.
VIZIO Certified HDMI and HDMI-DVI cables are available for purchase from www.VIZIO.com or
by calling 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
7. COMPONENT 1 (YPb/CbPr/Cr with Audio L/R) – Connect component video devices such as
a DVD Player or set top box here. There is an additional Component port on the side of the TV.
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Right-Side Panel Connection
1. AV2 – Connect the secondary source for composite video
devices, such as a VCR, camcorder, or video game. Use
the white and red connectors to connect the external audio
from the same source, and then use the yellow connector
to connect the external video from the same source.
Note: The red and white audio connectors are shared between
AV2 and COMPONENT2.
2. COMPONENT2 (YPb/CbPr/Cr with Audio L/R) - Connect
the secondary source for component video devices such as
a DVD Player or video game here.
Note: The red and white audio connectors are shared between
AV2 and COMPONENT2.
3. HDMI 5 - Connect another digital video device such as a
DVD multimedia player or set top box through this all digital
connector.
4. Service – Do not insert any device into this port unless
instructed by VIZIO Support.
Certified HDMI and HDMI-DVI cables are available for purchase
from www.VIZIO.com or by calling 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623)
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VIZIO Remote Control
GUIDE – This button displays program information.
POWER (
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mode. Press it again to return to the Standby mode.
TV – Press this button to select TV.
AV – Press this button to select AV1 and AV2 (either Composite or SVideo) input.
COMP – Press the button to select Component 1 or Component 2
inputs.
HDMI – Press this button to select the HDMI input. By pressing it
repeatedly you will go through all HDMI inputs in sequence.
MENU – Use this button for the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu.
Press the button to select a feature after it has been highlighted.
!"# $ -These buttons are used to navigate the OSD menu. They
are used as value settings when the slide bar is shown on the screen
and option settings to turn a feature off or on.
MUTE – This button turns the sound on and off.
LAST – This button recalls the previously viewed channel. If the OnScreen Display (OSD) menu is being used, this button will allow you to
get back to previous menu screen or out to your program when you
press it repeatedly.
VOL !/" – This button turns the volume up or down.
CH !/" – This button turns the channels up or down.
PIP – Pressing this key will activate the picture-in-picture feature. The
screen will display the sub-screen in the corner over the main screen
when the key is pressed. Pressing it again will display the POP
(Picture Outside Picture) option.
SWAP – Press to swap the Main and Sub screens when in PIP Mode.
FREEZE – Press to freeze the main screen display. Press again to
return to live action. The audio continues while the picture is in freeze
mode.
NUMBER BUTTON PAD – Use these buttons to select a
channel or enter a password.
INPUT –Repeatedly pressing this button will step you through
the input sources in the following sequence: TV, AV1, AV2,
Component1, Component2, RGB, HDMI1, HDMI2, HDMI3,
HDMI4 and HDMI5. The sequence will then be repeated.
- (DASH) – When selecting a digital channel directly, use this
button for the separation of main and sub-channels. For
example, channel 28-2 would be selected by the button
sequence 2 8 DASH 2.
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Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control
Insert two AA batteries into the remote control matching the (+) and (-) symbols on the batteries with the
(+) and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment. Re-attach the battery cover.
Precautionary Tips for Inserting the Batteries:
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leakage that may pose a fire risk or lead to personal injury.
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Inserting the batteries incorrectly may also result in cracking or
leakage that may pose a fire risk or lead to personal injury.
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Dispose of the batteries in accordance with local laws and
regulations.
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Keep the batteries away from children and pets.
Remote Control Range
Point the remote control at the remote control sensor to transmit the commands.
Do not place any obstacles between the remote control and the receiver window.
The effective range of the remote control is approximately 30 feet (10 meters) from the front of the
receiver window, 30° to the left and right, 20° up and down.
VIZIO Remote Control Precautions
The remote control should be kept dry and away from heat sources. Avoid humidity.
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.
When not using the remote control for a long period of time, remove the batteries.
Do not take the batteries apart, heat them, or throw them into a fire.
Do not subject the remote control to undue physical stress, such as striking or dropping it.
Do not attempt to clean the remote control with a volatile solvent. Wipe it with a clean, damp cloth.
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Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment
Which Video Connection Should I Use?
The VIZIO HDTV has six different ways to connect your video equipment from a basic connection to the
most advanced for digital displays.
Connection
Quality (type)
Connector
Description
Best
(digital)
HDMI provides an interface between any audio/video
source, such as a set-top box, DVD player, or A/V receiver
and a digital television (DTV), over a single cable.
Best
(digital)
----------Good
(analog)
Connect an antenna or directly to cable to receive digital
broadcasts.
Best
(analog)
RGB PC (VGA) – This is most commonly used for PC input.
Better
(analog)
Component - Component video provides a sharper image
than composite video and S-video because the three video
signals provide higher resolution and more detail.
Good
(analog)
S-Video (AV1) - Combining the video signals into two
channels, S-Video provides a sharper image than
Composite video, but is not as good as Component video.
Composite (AV1 & 2) - Video signals are combined into one
channel, thus making the image less sharp than Component
or S-Video.
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Connecting Your Cable or Satellite Box
You have four options for connecting your cable or satellite box to your HDTV: HDMI, Component,
Composite, or Coax (RF). Based on your home theater configuration, you can decide which option is the
right one for you. Refer to your set-top box user manual for more information about the video output
requirements or consult your cable or satellite operator.
Using HDMI (Best)
SET TOP BOX
Cable and Satellite Boxes that have a HDMI digital interface should be connected to the HDMI input of
the HDTV for optimal results.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. Cable lengths up to 10 meters
are available. See www.vizio.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
1. Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
2. Connect an HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your HDTV Set-Top Box and the other end to the
HDMI 1 input at the rear of the HDTV.
3. Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
4. Select HDMI 1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note:
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The HDMI input on the 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.
!
If you are already using the HDMI1 input for another device, or you do not want to use the HDMI1
input for the Set-Top Box, you can connect the Set-Top Box to another HDMI connection.
!
Refer to your HDTV 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
SET TOP BOX
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Using a HDMI-DVI cable, connect the DVI end to your HDTV Set-Top Box and the HDMI end
to the HDMI 4 input at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable, connect the cable to the audio output connectors associated with the
DVI output on your HDTV Set-Top Box and connect the other end to the audio connectors
associated with the HDMI input at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI 4 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note:
!
The HDMI input on the 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.
!
Refer to your HDTV Set-Top Box user manual for more information about the video output
requirements of the product or consult your cable or satellite operator.
Using Component Video (Better)
SET TOP BOX
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off your HDTV and set-top box.
Connect the component cables (green, blue, and red) from your set-top box to the
COMPONENT jacks on the back of your HDTV.
Connect the audio cables (white and red) from your set-top box to the adjacent
COMPONENT L and R Audio jacks on the back of your HDTV.
Turn on your HDTV and set-top box.
Press COMP on the remote control to view the content. You can also press INPUT on the
remote control.
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Using S-Video (Better)
SET TOP BOX
1. Turn off your HDTV and set-top box.
2. Connect the S-VIDEO cable from your set-top box to the S-VIDEO jack on the back of your HDTV.
3. Connect the audio cables (white and red) on your set-top box to the corresponding L and R
AUDIO jacks on the back of your HDTV.
4. Turn on your HDTV and set-top box.
5. Press AV on the remote control to view the content. You can also press INPUT on the remote
control.
Using Composite Video (Good)
SET TOP BOX
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 the back of your
HDTV.
3. Connect the audio cables (white and red) on your set-top box to the corresponding L and R
AUDIO jacks on the back of your HDTV.
4. Turn on your HDTV and set-top box.
5. Press AV on the remote to view the content. You can also press INPUT on the remote control.
Using Coaxial (Antenna) (Good)
SET TOP BOX
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the power to the HDTV.
Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or digital cable to the DTV/TV
CABLE/ANTENNA connector at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV.
Select TV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the TV button on the Remote Control.
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Connecting Coaxial (RF)
Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for Standard TV or Digital TV
CABLE BOX
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the power to the HDTV.
Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or cable to the DTV/TV
CABLE/ANTENNA connector at the rear of the HDTV
Turn on the power to the HDTV.
Select TV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the TV button on the Remote Control.
Using the Antenna or Cable through Your VCR
VCR
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and VCR.
Connect the “Output to TV”, “RF Out” or “Antenna Out” connector on the rear of your VCR to
the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA connector at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and VCR.
Select TV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the TV button on the Remote Control.
Note: If you have an off-air antenna or cable TV, connect it to the “Antenna In” connector on the rear of
your VCR.
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Connecting Your DVD Player
You have several options for connecting your DVD player to your HDTV: HDMI, Component, S-Video and
Composite (AV) inputs. Based on your home theater configuration, you can decide which option is the
right one for you.
Using HDMI (Best)
CD DVD
For optimal results, DVD players that have a digital interface such as HDMI should be connected to the
HDMI input on your HDTV.
1.
2.
Turn off your HDTV and DVD player.
Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your DVD player and the other end to the HDMI
2 input at the rear of the HDTV.
3.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and your DVD player.
4.
Select HDMI 2 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note: If HDMI 2 is being used, connect to another HDMI port instead.
HDMI Connections for DVD Players with DVI
CD DVD
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 4 Input at the rear of the HDTV.
3. Connect the audio cables (white and red) from the DVI audio output jacks on the DVD player to
the adjacent HDMI 4 L and R AUDIO jacks on the back of your HDTV.
4. Turn on the power to the HDTV and your DVD player.
5. Select HDMI 4 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. Cable lengths up to 10 meters
are available. See www.VIZIO.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
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Using Component Video (Better)
CD DVD
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Connect the component cable (green, blue, and red) from your DVD player to an available
set of COMPONENT jacks on the back or side of your HDTV.
Connect the audio cables (white and red) from your DVD player to the COMPONENT L and
R AUDIO jacks on the back or side of your HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select Component 1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly
by pressing the COMP button on the Remote Control.
Note: You can also connect the DVD player to the Component 2 connections on the side of the TV. If
using Component 2, press the COMP button until Component 2 is selected.
Using S-Video (Better)
CD DVD
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Connect the S-VIDEO cable from your DVD player to the S-VIDEO jack on the back of your
HDTV.
Using an audio cable, connect the cable to the audio output connectors associated with the
S-Video output on your DVD player and connect the other end to the audio connectors
associated with the AV1 input at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select AV1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
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Using Composite (AV) Video (Good)
CD DVD
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Connect the Video cable (yellow) from your DVD player to the S-VIDEO/AV1 jack on the
back of your HDTV.
Connect the audio cables (white and red) on your DVD player to the S-VIDEO/AV1 L and R
AUDIO jacks on the back of your HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD Player.
Select AV1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera
VCR
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and VCR or Video Camera.
Connect the S-VIDEO cable from your VCR or video camera to the S-VIDEO jack on the
back of your HDTV.
Connect the audio cables on your VCR or Video Camera to the corresponding L and R
AUDIO jacks on the back of your HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and VCR or Video Camera.
Select AV1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
Note: Refer to your VCR or Video Camera user manual for more information about the video output
requirements of the product.
Note: You can also connect the VCR or Video Camera to the AV2 connection on the side of the TV. If
you use the AV2 connection, press the AV button until AV2 is selected.
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Connecting an External Receiver/Amp
STEREO SYSTEM
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and Receiver/Amp.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the
cable to the audio input connectors on the Receiver/Amp and
connect the other end to the AUDIO OUT audio connectors at
the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and Receiver/Amp.
Press the MENU button on the remote control to display the OnScreen Display (OSD) menu.
Press the MENU button on the remote control to highlight the
Audio menu, then press MENU to select it.
Press " on the remote control to select SPEAKERS.
Press # on the remote control to select OFF so the sound from
the HDTV will be routed through your Receiver/Amp system.
Note:
!
Refer to your Receiver/Amp user manual to select the corresponding
audio input.
!
The audio output is not amplified and cannot be connected directly to external speakers.
Optical Output of audio received with HD Programs
If your sound system has a SPDIF (optical) digital audio input you can connect it to the OPTICAL
digital audio out at the rear of the HDTV. This is active when receiving audio with the programs being
viewed no matter what input is being used.
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Connecting a Computer
COMPUTER
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and Computer.
Connect the VGA cable from your computer to the RGB PC jack on the back of your HDTV.
Connect the 1/8-inch audio cable from your computer to the RGB PC Audio jack on the back
of your HDTV. This step is optional and only needed if you want to transmit audio from the
computer through the TV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and Computer.
Select RGB using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV.
Note:
!
For best picture quality when connecting a PC computer through RGB PC, set your PC computer
timing mode to VESA 1920 x 1080 at 60Hz.
!
Refer to your PC computer user manual for more information about the video output requirements
of the product.
!
A RGB (VGA) cable and stereo mini jack cable are not included and can be purchased at an
electronics store.
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Preset PC Resolutions
If connecting to a PC through the RGB PC input, set the TV timing mode to VESA 1366x768 at 60Hz
for better picture quality (refer to the graphic card’s user guide for questions on how to set this timing
mode). Please see the table below for the factory preset resolutions. Also see Resolution through
RGB Input chart below for the best resolution that can be obtained through RGB PC input when video
card supports 1920x1080 resolution.
Horizontal Vertical
Refresh Horizontal
Vertical
Pixel
Sync
Sync
Rate Frequency Frequency
Rate
Polarity Polarity
(KHz)
(Hz)
(MHz)
(Hz)
(TTL)
(TTL)
Mode
No.
Resolution
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
60
66.587
59.934
P
N
138.50 Windows
10
!1920 x 1080
Remark
DOS
Note: N = Negative, P = Positive, ! = 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 1920 x 1080 resolution display through
this connection using the following timing 136.5MHz. 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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Chapter 3 Using your HDTV the first time
Setup Wizard
1. Connect the Power Cable
Connect the power cord to the power cord
connector on the back of the HDTV, and
then plug the power cord into an AC wall
socket.
2. Connect Audio and Video Cables to the
HDTV
(see Chapter 2 for detailed steps)
3. Turn Power On
Once all the components are connected,
press the Power ON button on the side of
the HDTV, or on the remote control.
4. Initial Setup
After powering on the TV set, the Initial
Setup Welcome screen will come up.
Press the $ button on the remote control.
The Language choice screen will be
displayed; the default English option is
highlighted. If you wish to change the
OSD language to Español or Français,
press the " button on the remote control
to select the language you want.
Press the $ button on the remote to go to
the next screen.
The next screen will display the options to select
between Home Mode and Retail Mode, selecting
Home Mode will save energy.
Press the $ button on the remote to go to the
next screen.
If Retail Mode is selected, the next option will
allow you to switch your selection back to Home
Mode.
Press the $ button on the remote to go to the
next screen.
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Note: At this point, if a set-top box from your cable or satellite service company is being used, press the
LAST button on the remote control and skip to Select Input Source in the next section. Otherwise
continue with the next step:
a. The Tuner screen will be
displayed. If you are using Cable
Service (with no box), press the
" button on the remote control to
choose CABLE.
Press the $ button on the remote
to go to the next screen.
b. The Channel Scan screen will be
displayed; default choice is Scan.
Press the $ button on the remote
control to commence the search
for available channels to be stored
into memory.
If you do not want to scan for channels at this time,
press the " button on the remote to highlight Skip
Scan and then press the $ button.
Note: If you select Skip Scan, you can scan channels at a later time by selecting the TV input, then going
to the Menu and selecting the Auto Search option in the TV menu.
c.
The screen will now change to
show the progress of the search
for Analog (NTSC) and Digital
(ATSC) channels.
Note: DTV digital broadcast is not available in all areas. Refer to www.antennaweb.org to get information
about availability in your area, type of antenna and in which direction to point your antenna. The channel
availability through cable depends upon which channels your cable operator supplies in Clear QAM;
consult your cable operator for more information.
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d. When finished, the Complete screen will be displayed to inform you that the HDTV has
completed the Initial Setup.
Press the $ button on the remote
control to exit and begin watching
TV.
Select Input Source
Select the Input Source for the HDTV by pressing
the INPUT button on the side of the TV or using the
Input button on the remote control. Pressing this
button will cycle you through the following options:
TV, AV1, AV2, Component1, Component2, RGB,
HDMI 1, HDMI 2, HDMI3, HDMI4, and HDMI5.
Turn on your Cable Box, VCR, External TV Tuner
or Satellite Receiver and you will see a picture on
your HDTV. If there is no picture, make sure you
have selected the correct input on the HDTV.
If the selected input is TV, set the TV to 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: Your HDTV will display the television station or program selected by the cable box, VCR, external
tuner, or satellite receiver. Use the remote control that came with that component to change programs or
channels. If the service being used is the one which setup includes a box with two outputs for two
different (distant) rooms, then scanning channels will help you to find the signal. Be aware that the
channel to be selected varies from provider to provider. You may have to call your provider to get the
specific channel when using your HDTV. Some examples of these channels are 105, 106, 115, and 116.
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Fine Tuning the picture
1. Press the MENU button to bring up the Menu display. The Picture
Menu is highlighted. Press MENU to select it. Use the ! or ! buttons
to scroll to the Advanced Video option.
2. Press the # button to select it.
3. Use either ! or " to scroll to the Color Temperature option.
4. Press the # button to select it.
5. Press either $ or # to change setting to Normal, and then press the
LAST button repeatedly until the Picture Mode is displayed.
6. Press either $ or # to change the Picture Mode option to Standard
and then press the LAST button repeatedly until the Picture Menu is
displayed.
7. Press either " or ! to scroll to the TV option, and then press MENU
to select it.
8. Press either " or ! to scroll to Time Zone, and then press either # or
$ to set the proper Time Zone of your area.
9. Press " to scroll down to Daylight Saving, and then press either # or
$ to set to On or Off.
10. Press the LAST button once to return to the previous screen or
repeatedly to return to your program if task has been repeatedly to exit
the OSD menu.
Your HDTV set is now ready to use.
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Watching a TV Program
Before you begin watching TV, please make sure that any cable, satellite or off-air antenna connections
are secure. Also, verify that the power cord is plugged into a correctly grounded electrical outlet or surge
protector.
1.
Press the power button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV. The VIZIO logo on the
front will change from orange to white.
2.
There are 3 options for selecting your programming:
a. If you are using an antenna or cable connected through the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA
input, you can select TV directly by pressing the TV button on the remote, or by pressing
the INPUT button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV.
b. If you are watching broadcasts through a cable or satellite set-top box connected by an
HDMI cable, select HDMI directly by pressing the HDMI button on the remote, or by
pressing the INPUT button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV.
c.
If you are watching broadcasts through a cable or satellite set-top box connected by a
Component (YPbPr) cable, select Component directly by pressing the COMP button on
the remote, or by pressing the INPUT button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV.
Note: You should be able to see a picture. If you do not, make sure that all of the HDTV connections are
secure and you have selected the correct video input source. Each press of the HDMI or COMP button on
the remote control will cycle through the available inputs. Press the button until the input associated with
the device you wish to view is shown in the Info box at the upper right corner of the screen.
3.
When using option 2a, press the Channel buttons on the remote or the CH ! or "buttons on
the side of the HDTV to change the channel. The Channel buttons on the side of the HDTV
and on the remote, control will not work if you are watching a program using HDMI,
Component, or AV (S-Video or Composite) inputs.
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Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings
Volume
To adjust the volume, press and hold the VOL+
or VOL- button on the side of the HDTV or
remote control until the desired level is reached.
TV Channels
To step up or down through the available TV
channels, press the CH ! or " button on the
side of the HDTV or remote control once for the
next or previous channel, or hold it depressed
until the desired channel is reached. Note:
Channel up and down will only operate in TV
mode.
Wide
Using this feature, you can watch video content
in different size modes on the HDTV.
1. Press the MENU button on the remote
control to bring up the OSD screen.
2. Press the " button to scroll to Setup,
and then press MENU to select it.
3. Press the " button to scroll down to select Wide.
4. Press either $ or # to select a mode.
For more information see Viewing Modes, on page 45.
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Program Information
When watching a digital TV program, the On Screen Display will function as follows:
!
When a channel is selected, an information header is shown over the picture for a few seconds.
!
When you press the GUIDE button on the remote, the information header and a short summary of
the program content, when available from the broadcaster, is displayed.
This information consists of the channel number and name, the format in which the program is broadcast
(480i SD, 480P SD, 720P HD, 1080i HD), audio channel 1/2 or 2/2 (omitted if alternate channel is not
broadcast), language, program title, program start and end time, program rating and if CC is available.
Press the GUIDE button one more time to exit the display
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Chapter 4 Advanced Adjustment of HDTV
Using the On Screen Display (OSD)
The On Screen Display (OSD) allows you to navigate to and adjust all settings.
The TV will save changes made to the settings, even after the TV is turned off.
The OSD consists of several menu options: Picture Adjust, Audio Adjust,
TV Tuner Setup and Global
Setup. The main menu options vary depending on the selected input source.
Note: Some of the main menu options may have additional submenus, i.e. the
TV Rating submenu for Parental Controls.
1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the side of the TV and
the Picture menu will be shown on the screen.
2. Press either ! or " on the remote control or VOL + or VOL – on the
side of the HDTV to select one of the other menu options:
!
Picture (Picture Adjust)
!
Audio Mode (Audio Adjust)
!
TV (TV Tuner Setup)
! Setup (Global Settings)
3. Press MENU to select the option or feature you want to adjust.
4. Once the menu option is displayed, press either ! or " on the remote control or CH + or CH –
on the side of the TV to select one of the items to adjust.
5. Press MENU to select, and then press either # or $ to adjust the selection.
6. Press the LAST button once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to return to your
program if adjustments have been completed.
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Picture Menu
1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the side of the TV and the
Picture menu will be shown on the screen.
2. Press either ! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side
of the HDTV to select a Picture menu option.
3. Once the menu option is highlighted, press either $ or # on the remote
control or VOL + or VOL –on the side of the HDTV to adjust the setting.
4. Press the LAST button once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly
to return to your program if the task has been completed.
Picture menu options:
Picture Mode
Choose from Custom, Standard, Movie, Game, Vivid, Football, Golf, Basketball
and Baseball.
Auto Adjust
The Auto Adjust, Size, Position, and Fine Tune options only appear when a computer is connected to
your HDTV.
H-SIZE
Adjust the horizontal size of the picture.
H-Position
Adjust the horizontal position of the picture.
V-Position
Adjust the vertical position of the picture.
Fine Tune
Fine Tune the PC signal.
Backlight
The Backlight level adjusts the lamp current and this affects the overall
brilliance of the picture but does not affect the Brightness (black level) or
Contrast (white level) of the picture.
Brightness
The Brightness adjusts the 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.
Contrast
The Contrast adjusts 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.
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Color
Color adjusts the amount of color in the picture.
Tint
The Tint adjusts 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.
Sharpness
The Sharpness adjustment adjusts 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 SD (Standard
Definition) sources.
Advanced Video
To select the options in the Advanced Video sub-menu, press the MENU button or the # button. A new
menu will be displayed showing the advanced functions available for fine tuning of the picture.
Noise Reduction (NR)
This feature diminishes picture artifacts caused by the digitizing of
image motion content that may be present in the picture. Choose from
the Off, Low, Medium or Strong setting.
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 setting.
Advanced 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.
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.
Color Temperature
Color Temperature is the “warmness” or “coolness” of the white areas of the picture. Choose from
Normal, Custom, Cool, or Computer. 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. The Computer setting sets the white point at the established setting for a PC
display (9300K). Each preset may also be adjusted for a customized setting.
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Film Mode
Choose Off or Auto.
Film runs at 24 frames per second (fps), TV runs at 60 fps. When set to Auto, it enables 3:2 pull
down and will detect when film content is being received and can help create a natural looking,
smooth motion. If it is Off, it won’t try to detect what film mode it is. Analog video sources may
cause a jerky image. Setting Film Mode to Off may address this issue.
MPEG NR (MPEG Noise Reduction)
Choose from Off, Low, Medium or Strong. Reduces white areas between color boundaries.
Smooth Mode Effect
The Smooth MotionTM Effect option activates Motion Estimation/Motion Compensation (ME/MC),
which suppresses motion judder, or “stuttering” of the image when the camera pans across a
scene, or there is horizontal motion in the scene. Choose from Off, Low, Middle or High.
Real Cinema Mode
The Real Cinema Mode option allows selection of the type of compensation used for the Smooth
MotionTM Effect option. Choose from Off, Precision and Smooth.
Smooth Feature
This feature eliminates the effect of juddering during a fast action moving scene and sports
programs. Depending on the quality of the signal being watched, the halo effect is noticeable.
Precision Option
This option provides a sharper image of the scene while suppressing the halo effect sometimes
observed with ME/MC processing.
Reset Picture Mode
Return all Picture settings to factory default. A screen will come up to confirm your selection or to cancel it.
Press either $ or # to make the selection, and then press MENU to accept it.
Note: Only settings under the Picture menu will be reset.
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Audio Menu
1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the side of the TV and
the Picture menu will be shown on the screen.
2. Press either ! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side
of the HDTV to highlight the Audio menu option.
3. Press the MENU button to select the options in the Audio menu.
4. Press either ! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side
of the HDTV to select an Audio menu option.
5. Once the menu option is highlighted, press either $ or # on the remote
control or VOL + or VOL – on the side of the HDTV to adjust the setting.
6. Press the LAST key once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to
return to your program if the task has been completed.
Audio menu options:
Audio Mode
Choose from Flat, Rock, Pop, Classic or Jazz.
Equalizer
To select the options in the Equalizer sub-menu, press the MENU button or the
# button. A new menu will be displayed showing the levels for different
frequencies.
Starting from lowest to the highest pitch, they are 120 Hz, 500Hz, 1.5 kHz, 5
kHz and 10 kHz.
1. Press the # or $ buttons to select the frequency to be adjusted.
2. Use the " or ! buttons to adjust 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.
Balance
Adjust the sound to the left or the right.
SRS TSHD
This option sets the SRS TruSurround HD surround sound process. Choose from On or Off.
Note: When SRS TSHD is ON, Equalizer adjustments are not available.
SRS TruVolume
This option sets the SRS TruVolume surround sound process. Choose from On or Off.
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Digital Audio Out
This option allows selection of the type of processing for the SPDIF (Optical connector) when used with a
Receiver/Amplifier/Home Theater system. Select to choose from OFF, Dolby Digital or PCM.
Note: With DTV input, the optical port will deliver 5.1 surround sound when broadcast. It will not deliver
5.1 surround with any other input selected.
Speakers
Turns 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.
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.
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.
Reset Audio Mode
Return all Audio settings to factory default. A screen will come up to confirm your selection or to cancel it.
Press either $ or # to make the selection, and then press MENU to accept it.
Note: Only settings under the Audio menu will be reset.
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TV Menu
If Initial Setup was cancelled when you first used your HDTV, or setup has changed (such as switching
from Antenna to Cable), channels can be scanned using the TV TUNER setup menu.
1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the side of the TV and the Picture menu will be
shown on the screen.
2. Press either ! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side of the HDTV to highlight
the TV menu.
3. Press the MENU button to select.
4. Press either! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side of the HDTV to select a TV
menu option.
5. Once the menu option is highlighted, press either $ or # on the remote
control or VOL + or VOL – on the side of the HDTV to adjust the setting.
6. Press the LAST key once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to
return to your program if the task has been completed.
TV menu options:
Tuner Mode
Select Cable or Air (Antenna) depending upon which equipment you have
attached to the DTV / TV Input.
Auto Search
Automatically search for TV channels that are available in your area. The TV
will search for analog and digital channels.
Partial Channel Search
If channels are missing after the auto search process, a partial channel search
can be performed within a specified channel range. Select to scan for Analog,
Digital, or both Analog/Digital channels, then press the " button to highlight
the “To” and “From” selection. Press the # button to select the range of
channel numbers you want to start searching in. Press MENU to start channel
search.
Skip Channel
After the TV has stored all of the available channels in memory, channels may
be removed. Press the # button to select the channel to be skipped when
using the CH! or CH" buttons. You will still be able to select this channel
using the number buttons on the remote control.
MTS
This option allows the selection of a second audio program, which may contain commentary or a different
language, such as Spanish.
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Time Zone
Setting the correct Time Zone for your area will ensure that the correct program times are 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 program times are shown after
pressing the GUIDE button on the remote control.
Channel Info
Channel Info displays the technical information of the channel including channel number, frequency,
modulation type, status, SNR (signal noise ratio), and signal strength.
Setup Menu
1. Press the MENU button on the remote control or the side of the TV. The Picture menu will be shown
on the screen.
2. Press either ! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side of
the HDTV to highlight the Setup menu option, and then press the MENU
button to select the Setup menu.
3. Press either ! or " on the remote control or CH ! or CH " on the side of
the HDTV to select an Input menu option.
4. Once the menu option is highlighted, press either $ or # on the remote
control or VOL + or VOL – on the side of the HDTV to adjust the setting.
5. Press the LAST key once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to
return to your program if the task has been completed.
Setup menu options:
Language
Select to change the Language of the OSD. The default is English. You can also
select Español or Français.
PIP (Picture-in-Picture)
Your TV features PIP mode so you can watch two pictures at the same time. One picture is displayed as
the full screen (main screen) and the other picture is displayed in a small window (sub screen).
Note: PIP is only available when the Parental Controls are OFF.
To select the options in the PIP sub-menu, press the MENU button or the # button. A new menu will be
displayed showing the following PIP settings:
PIP Mode
Select from Off, PIP or POP (Picture-outside picture). In PIP mode a smaller sub-screen is
displayed on top of the main screen. In POP mode the main screen and sub-screen are of equal
size and are positioned side-by-side.
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PIP Source
Select the input source for the sub-screen. The input sources available will vary according to
which input is used for the main screen.
PIP Position
Select where you want the PIP screen positioned over the main screen.
PIP Size
Set the size of the PIP window. Choose from Small, Medium or Large.
PIP Audio Source
Select the audio source associated with the main screen or the sub screen.
SUB
Component
1
Component
2
HDMI1,
HDMI2,
HDMI3,
HDMI4,
or
HDMI5
DTV
!
!
!
!
TV
!
!
!
!
AV1
!
!
!
!
AV2
!
!
!
!
MAIN
DTV
TV
AV1
AV2
RGB
Component 1
!
!
!
!
!
Component 2
!
!
!
!
!
HDMI 1
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
HDMI 2
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
HDMI 3
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
HDMI 4
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
HDMI 5
!
!
!
!
!
!
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RGB
!
!
!
!
!
“!” – Indicates which inputs are available for PIP and POP modes.
Sleep Timer
Select the timer to turn off the TV in 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
Wide
The Wide option determines how the display fills the screen. Please refer to Understanding Viewing
Features on page 45 .
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Input Naming
This feature helps you to name your component
connections to match your connected devices. For
example, if you connect a VCR to AV1 you can
name it VCR. You may use up to 8 characters per
component.
1. Press the # button to go to the next
screen that shows the different inputs.
2. Press the " button to select the desired
input which you want to label.
3. Press the MENU button to go to the first
space in the bracket.
4. Press either the ! or " button and select
a desired letter or number.
5. Press the # button to go to the next
space and select a second character.
6. Repeat the step 4 and 5 until the name of the input is complete.
7. Press the MENU button to accept the name of the input or the LAST key to cancel the setting.
CC (Closed Caption)
To select the options in the CC sub-menu, press the MENU button or the #
button. A new menu will be displayed showing the following CC settings:
CC
The CC feature is available when watching regular analog (NTSC) TV.
Select from CC1, CC2, CC3 or CC4. Closed Caption for regular TV is
usually CC1 or CC2.
Digital CC Style
The Digital CC Style feature is available when watching digital TV.
Select either As Broadcaster or Custom. If Custom is selected then
you can customize the way Closed Caption is displayed. The options
available are:
!
!
!
!
!
!
!
Font Size (letter size)
Font Color (letter color)
Font Opacity (letter transparency)
Background Color (color of the background where Closed
Caption is displayed)
Background Opacity (sets the transparency of the
background)
Window Color (color of the area where characters are
displayed)
Window Opacity (transparency of the area where characters
are displayed)
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Parental
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 the MENU button or the
# button. Enter a password to access the Parental menu. The default
password set in the factory is 0 0 0 0.
Note: The Parental menu does not appear when the input mode is set to
HDMI.
A new menu will be displayed showing the following Parental settings:
Rating Enable
This is the master control for program blocking. When set to On, TV and Movie blocking can be
set. If turned Off, you will not be able to access other rating options in this menu.
Channel Block
Block individual channels from being displayed.
US TV Rating
Press the MENU button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked) channels by the following US TV
ratings:
Y – All children
Y7 – Older children
G – General audience
PG – Guidance suggested
14 – Strongly cautioned
MA – Mature audience
You can also customize the TV ratings for the following content:
A – All sub-ratings
D – Sexual dialog
L – Adult language
S – Sexual situations
V - Violence
FV – Fantasy violence
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US Movie Rating
Press the MENU 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
Canadian English Rating
Press the MENU 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
Canadian French Rating
Press the MENU 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
DTV Rating
This option updates the TV or Movie rating table for digital programs in your local or regional area.
It will allow the parental guidance control feature in your TV to have the most current parental
control database for a digital signal. This option may be available in the future for activation.
When this option has been activated in your area the DTV Rating will be a solid color indicating
that an update is available. Press # button to begin the update and follow the on screen
instructions to complete this procedure. If DTV Rating is faded out, then no update is available
(the option is not activated in your area).
Blocked Unrated Programming
Block programming that does not have a rating.
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Change the Password
Select Access Code Edit to enter a new, 4-digit password using the
number buttons on the remote. 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 System Reset feature (see page 53) does NOT
reset the password.
System Info
Display the technical information including model name, version and revision
of firmware, source type, and resolution.
System Reset
To select the options in the System Reset sub-menu, press the MENU button or the # button. A new
menu will be displayed showing the following System Reset settings:
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. Please refer to Chapter 3 for more information.
Note: Previously scanned channels will be removed.
Reset All Settings
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.
Note: This does NOT reset the Parental Control Password.
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Understanding Viewing Features
Your HDTV features the following viewing modes. You can switch viewing modes using the remote
control, please follow the instructions on page 30.
Viewing Modes
Normal Mode
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 Mode
When watching a standard broadcast or full-frame movie in this
mode, the display image is stretched proportionately to fill the TV
screen. When watching a widescreen (1.78:1 source) program or
movie, the display image fills the TV screen. 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.
Zoom Mode
When watching a widescreen (1.78:1, 1.85:1, or 2.35:1 source)
program or movie, the display image is zoomed proportionally to fill
the width of the screen. The top and bottom are cut off to remove
most of the source material’s black bars. This mode is good for
programs or movies with sub-titles.
Stretch Mode
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.
Panoramic Mode
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.
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Chapter 5 Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Maintenance
Important
1.
2.
Make sure that the power cable is removed from the socket before cleaning the TV.
Do not use volatile solvent (such as toluene, rosin and alcohol) to clean the TV. Such
chemicals may damage the housing, screen glass and remote control, and cause paint to
peel.
Cleaning the Housing and Remote Control
1.
2.
Use a soft cloth for cleaning.
If the housing or remote control is seriously contaminated, use a soft cloth moistened with
diluted neutral cleaner to clean the display. Wring water out of the cloth before cleaning to
prevent water from penetrating into the housing. Wipe the display with a dry cloth after
cleaning.
Cleaning the Screen
1.
2.
Use a soft cloth to gently clean the screen.
The screen glass is very fragile. Do not scrape it with any sharp object. Do not press or tap
the screen to avoid cracking. When the screen is seriously contaminated, use a soft cloth
moistened with diluted neutral cleaner to clean the display. Wring water out of the cloth
before cleaning to prevent water from penetrating into the housing. Wipe the display with a
dry cloth after cleaning.
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Troubleshooting Guide
If your HDTV fails or the performance changes significantly, follow the troubleshooting steps below to
resolve your issue. Remember to check the devices connected to the HDTV to pinpoint the source of the
failure. If your HDTV still fails to perform as expected, contact VIZIO for assistance by calling 1-877MYVIZIO (1-877-698-4946) or e-mail us at techsupport@vizio.com.
Problem
Solution
Receive the error message
“No Signal.”
!
Press the INPUT button on the remote 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.
No power.
!
Make sure the power button is ON (VIZIO logo glows white).
!
Make sure 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 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.
!
Make sure that headphones are not connected.
!
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 to select a different input source.
!
Check the connections of external devices that may be connected to the HDTV.
!
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 to select a different input source.
!
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.
Control buttons do not work.
!
Press only one button at a time.
Remote control does not
work.
!
Point the remote 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.
!
Make sure you have selected TV mode on the remote.
!
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.
No sound.
If the screen is black.
Power is ON but there is no
image on the screen.
Wrong or abnormal colors
appear.
There appear to be image
quality issues.
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Problem
Solution
!
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).
!
Make sure AC power cord is securely connected to the AC socket.
!
Press the INPUT button on the remote to select a different input source.
!
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 see a distorted picture or
hear unusual sound.
!
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.
The picture has abnormal
patterns.
!
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 (i.e. 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.
!
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, AV2 or Component with 480i input, press WIDE
button on the remote control to scroll through various screen modes.
!
Press Volume + (Up) on the remote control.
!
Press MUTE on the remote 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.
!
Make sure that headphones are not connected.
!
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. Upconverting 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-1, AV-2, Component, HDMI and TV).
You cannot see a picture.
The display image does not
cover the entire screen.
You can see a picture but you
cannot hear sound.
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Problem
Tips for High-Definition Users.
Tips for Letterbox Content
Users.
Solution
!
Your HDTV is an ideal platform for viewing High Definition Content.
!
Best image quality will be achieved by HDMI. The next best is Component,
followed by Composite.
!
Due to variances in broadcast practices, it is possible some image distortions
can occur.
!
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.
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, please
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
Please have your VIZIO model number, serial number, and date of purchase available before you call.
VIZIO
Address:
39 Tesla
Irvine, CA 92618, USA
Telephone: (949) 428-2525 Fax: 949-585-9514
Web: www.vizio.com
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Compliance
Caution: Always use a power cable that is properly grounded. Please use the AC cords listed below for
each area.
USA
Canada
Germany
UK
Japan
UL
CSA
VDE
BASE/BS
Electric Appliance Control Act
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.
2.
3.
The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance
could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Shielded interface cables and AC power cord, if any, must be used in order to comply with
the emission limits.
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.
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Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information
Specifications
Specifications
Panel
55” Diagonal, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
Pixel (Dot) Pitch
0.5415mm(H) x 0.5415mm(V)
Display Compatibility
FHDTV (1080P)
Colors
1.06 Billion
Brightness
cd/m2 (typical)
500nits
Contrast
1400:1
Response Time
5ms (typical)
Viewing Angle
178° (horizontal/vertical)
Inputs
1x RF
2x Composite Video and stereo audio (one
stereo audio shared with Component input)
1 back, 1 side
1x S-Video
Outputs
1x SPDIF Optical Digital Audio, 1x Stereo Audio
Features
1080P FHDTV, HDMI v1.3,3D comb filter, Dynamic Contrast Ratio technology, HD game port,
Noise reduction, 10-bit(D) panel, 10-bit video processing, MTS stereo decoder, 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, Freeze, PIP/POP, VESA mount compatabile, SRS
TSHD/TruVolume. ATSC/Clear QAM tuner, NTSC video decoding, 3:2 or 2:2 reverse pulldown, Motion adaptive de-interlace, Progressive video scan via Component/VGA/HDMI,
FHDTV via HDMI or Component, 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
MEMC, 120Hz panel
Speakers
2xBuilt-in, 15W Speakers
Panel Life
50,000 hours to half the original brightness
2x Component and stereo audio (one stereo
audio shared with Composite input)
5x HDMI, 4 back, 1 side
1x RGB
1x USB (service only)
Power
Input
IEC Connector for direct power line connection
Voltage Range
100~240Vac at 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
244W (AVG) , <0.5W standby
Environmental Conditions
Operating
Temperature: 5°C~35°C, Relative Humidity: 20~80%, Altitude: 0~14,000 ft
Non-Operating
Temperature: -20°C~50°C, Relative Humidity: 10~90%, Altitude: 0~40,000 ft
Dimensions
51.5"W x 36"H x 13.5"D with stand; 51.5"W x 33. 9"H x 5"D without stand
Net Weight
73.8 lbs without stand, 86.3 lbs with stand
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Gross Weight
104.2 lbs
Certifications
CSA, CSA-US, FCC ,Bets-7, AV Safety certificate 60065
Compliances
Energy Star 3.0. ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A
*Product specifications may change without notice or obligation.
Glossary – Standard Definitions
Analog TV: Today’s TV system using radio frequency waves to transmit and display pictures and sound.
Aspect Ratio (4x3): Traditional TV “aspect ratio”, that is, the screen’s width as compared to its height.
For example, a “32 inch TV screen” would be 25 inches wide and 19 inches tall.
Aspect Ratio (16x9): “Wide screen TV” aspect ratio which is more like a movie screen than a traditional
TV. For example, a “32 inch TV screen” would be 28 inches wide and 16 inches tall.
Digital TV (DTV): Television delivered and displayed using radio frequency waves that contain
information that is digitally encoded for improved quality and efficiency.
Enhanced Definition TV (EDTV): A better digital television transmission than SDTV with at least 480P,
in a 16x9 or 4x3 display and Dolby digital surround sound. 480P is the quality used by most DVD players.
EDTV provides 300-400,000 pixels.
HDTV Monitor (sometimes called HDTV Ready): A set that can display HDTV programming if you have
a separate HDTV tuner, HD Cable Set-Top Box or HD Satellite Set-Top-Box Receiver.
HDTV Tuner (also decoder, receiver, set-top box): A device capable of receiving and outputting HDTV
signals for display. It may be stand-alone or integrated in the set.
High-Definition Television (HDTV): The best quality picture, wide screen (16x9) display with at least
720 progressively scanned lines (720P) or 1080 interlaced lines (1080i) and Dolby digital surround sound.
HDTV provides 900,000-2.1 million pixels.
Integrated HDTV: An HDTV that has the digital tuner built into the set. It does not need a separate settop box to receive over-the-air DTV signals.
Interlace Scan: A way to scan vertical lines onto a TV picture by scanning all the odd lines first, then
filling the in the even lines (this happens instantaneously).
Plug-and-Play or Digital Cable Ready: A DTV or other device for digital cable consumers that plugs
directly into the cable jack and does not require a separate set-top box. Plug-and-Play TV owners must
obtain a CableCARD from their cable company in order to view scrambled programming services.
Progressive Scan: A way to scan vertical lines onto a TV picture by scanning all the lines consecutively
(progressively).
Standard Definition TV (SDTV): Basic digital television transmission that may be displayed with fewer
than 480 progressively scanned lines (480P) in 16 x 9 or 4 x 3 format. 480 interlaced (480i) is the quality
of today’s analog TV system.
Source: Buying a Digital Television, CEA, HDTV Guide, 2005
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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Limited Product Warranty
VIZIO provides a “ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY” against manufacturing defects in materials and
workmanship to the original purchaser of a new VIZIO display purchased from an authorized VIZIO U.S.
reseller and used in the fifty (50) United States or Puerto Rico.
VIZIO's Responsibility
VIZIO displays purchased new from an authorized VIZIO U.S. reseller and that are used in the fifty (50)
United States or Puerto Rico are warranted to be free from manufacturing defects in materials and
workmanship for one (1) year from the date of the original retail purchase. If the display fails to conform to
this limited warranty, VIZIO will, at its option and sole discretion, repair or replace the display.
Labor
During the one-year limited warranty period, VIZIO will provide, when needed, service labor to repair a
manufacturing defect. Repairs required on displays which are thirty (30) inches and larger generally will
be made “on-site” where the display is installed. The determination for performing the on-site repair is
dependent upon the manufacturing defect and is at VIZIO's option and sole discretion. Repairs required
on displays which are less than thirty (30) inches generally will be performed at a VIZIO service center.
Parts
Repairs may be made with new or recertified parts, or the entire unit may be replaced with a new or
recertified unit, at VIZIO's option and sole discretion. Replacement parts or replacement units provided
under this limited warranty are warranted for the remaining portion of the original warranty period, or for
ninety (90) days from warranty service or replacement, whichever is later.
How to Obtain Warranty Service
To obtain warranty service, contact VIZIO Technical Support via email at TechSupport@VIZIO.com, via
phone at 877-MYVIZIO (877-698-4946), or via postal mail at VIZIO Technical Support, 39 Tesla, Irvine,
CA 92618. You must provide the model, serial number, and date of purchase. VIZIO Technical Support is
available from 6:00AM to 9:00PM Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, and 10:00AM to 2:00PM Pacific
Time, Saturday and Sunday. Please note that holiday hours may vary. For up to date information, please
visit www.VIZIO.com.
VIZIO reserves the right to assess all warranty claims and to determine if defects or damages are covered
by this limited warranty. In case of a claim that is not covered by this warranty, you will be contacted to
determine whether VIZIO should repair the damage for a fee or whether the product should be returned to
you as received by the service technician or service center.
Parts and service labor that are VIZIO's responsibility under this limited warranty will be provided without
charge. All other service is at the customer's expense. VIZIO reserves the right to charge the customer for
any service call for anything not covered by this limited warranty. Before you ask for warranty service,
please review your User Manual. You may avoid a service call and a service charge.
Please refer to the reverse side of this page for additional information regarding how to obtain warranty
service.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR UNIT TO VIZIO WITHOUT PRIOR
AUTHORIZATION.
Not Covered
This limited warranty does not cover the following: cosmetic defects; damage, malfunctions or failures
resulting from shipping or transit, improper or faulty installation, abuse, operation contrary to furnished
instructions, operation on incorrect power supplies, products not supplied by VIZIO, modification,
alteration, improper servicing or tampering; damage from fire, water, lightning, power surges, abnormal
environmental conditions or other acts of nature; normal wear and tear; unsatisfactory visual or audio
performance not caused by a manufacturing defect; or displays with a missing or unreadable serial
number. Operation of the display for commercial purposes or in applications or uses for which the display
is not intended is not covered by this limited warranty. "Image Sticking", caused by static images on the
screen for extended periods and or excessive brightness and contrast levels, is not covered by this
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limited warranty. Installation, removal, transportation and reinstallation of a display, and routine
maintenance and cleaning, are not covered by this limited warranty.
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, INCLUDING VIZIO'S NEGLIGENCE, ALLEGED
DAMAGE, OR DEFECTIVE GOODS, WHETHER SUCH DEFECTS ARE DISCOVERABLE OR LATENT,
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 OR
LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR
EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to
state. This is the only warranty applicable; no one is authorized to extend or modify it or to grant any other
warranty on VIZIO's behalf.
Owner's Responsibility
To ensure warranty service, keep the dated bill or sales receipt as evidence of the purchase date and
location. This limited warranty applies only to original purchaser and is non-transferable.
Note: Warranty service conditions are subject to change. For the latest Warranty Terms and Conditions
and additional information regarding VIZIO's Limited Product Warranty, please see complete details
online at www.VIZIO.com.
VIZIO Return Policy
VIZIO's return policy allows for products purchased directly from VIZIO to be returned by the original
purchaser during the initial thirty (30) day period following the date of purchase. A VIZIO return
authorization number must first be obtained as provided below. The refund will be the purchase price
actually paid by the purchaser less a ten percent (10%) restocking fee per each item returned. Shipping
and handling are not refundable.
The return authorization number must first be obtained from VIZIO's Customer Service by emailing
CustomerSupport@VIZIO.com or by calling 949-428-2525, 6:00AM to 9:00PM Pacific Time, Monday
through Friday, and 10:00AM to 2:00PM Pacific Time, Saturday and Sunday. Please note that holiday
hours may vary. For up to date information, please visit www.VIZIO.com.
Products must be returned to the address specified by VIZIO Customer Service and must be shipped in
the original packaging, with freight prepaid to VIZIO, and must be received in new and unused condition.
The return authorization number must be included in the packaging. VIZIO reserves the right to assess
fees for any damaged or missing parts in addition to the ten percent (10%) restocking fee.
Return authorization numbers are valid for only fifteen (15) days from issuance. The customer is
responsible for and must prepay all shipping charges and shall assume all risk of loss or damage to the
product while in transit to VIZIO. If the product is returned to VIZIO (i) without a VIZIO return authorization
number, and/or (ii) beyond the fifteen (15) day period, and/or (iii) without proper packaging, VIZIO retains
the right to refuse delivery of such return or may return the unit to the customer at the customer's expense
and with no refund issued. This return policy does not apply to defective products. Please read VIZIO's
Limited Product Warranty for warranty terms and conditions.
On-Site Warranty Repair Procedure
On-Site Warranty Repair generally is performed on repairable displays which are 30 inches and
larger.
If VIZIO Technical Support determines that a problem with a display unit may be within the terms and
conditions of the VIZIO Limited Product Warranty and that an on-site repair may be performed, the
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customer will be provided with an on-site repair authorization number and on-site repair instructions. The
determination for performing the on-site repair may be dependent upon the manufacturing defect and is at
VIZIO's option and sole discretion. Proof of purchase is required to confirm the product is within the oneyear limited warranty period and meets the terms and conditions of the VIZIO Limited Product Warranty.
On-site repair service is requested through VIZIO's third-party service provider. After VIZIO provides the
customer with the on-site repair (OSR) authorization number, the third-party service provider will contact
the customer and will schedule the repair at the customer's location. The total approximate time for the
repair process, which includes the repair diagnosis, dispatching the technician, shipping the replacement
part(s), and arranging the appointment with the customer, is completed within approximately 3 to 5
business days, pending availability of these factors.
If it is determined the product can not be repaired on-site, the customer will be required to ship the unit to
VIZIO's service center, per the below warranty replacement procedure.
VIZIO is not responsible for the de-installation or re-installation of the product. However, some standard
installation may be performed during the on-site repair, at VIZIO's option and sole discretion. Please read
VIZIO's Limited Product Warranty for warranty terms and conditions.
Warranty Replacement Procedure
Warranty Replacement generally is performed on displays which are determined to be
economically unrepairable.
If VIZIO Technical Support determines that a problem with a display unit may be within the terms and
conditions of the VIZIO Limited Product Warranty and that a repair is not economically possible, based on
certain manufacturing defects in materials and/or workmanship, and/or at VIZIO's option and sole
discretion, the customer will be provided with a return authorization number and replacement instructions.
Proof of purchase is required to confirm the product is within the one-year limited warranty period and
meets the terms and conditions of the VIZIO Limited Product Warranty.
For displays forty-two inches (42") and larger, VIZIO will generally cover the transportation charges to
perform an on-site swap of the original unit with the replacement unit. For displays under forty-two inches
(42"), the customer is responsible for the transportation charges to VIZIO's service center. VIZIO will be
responsible for the return transportation charges from the service center to the customer. Please read
VIZIO's Limited Product Warranty for warranty terms and conditions.
Mail-In Warranty Repair Procedure
Mail-In Warranty Repair generally is performed on displays which are smaller than 30 inches.
If VIZIO Technical Support determines that a problem with a display unit may be within the terms and
conditions of the VIZIO Limited Product Warranty and that a mail-in repair may be performed, the
customer will be provided with a return authorization number and mail-in repair instructions. Proof of
purchase is required to confirm the product is within the one-year limited warranty period and meets the
terms and conditions of the VIZIO Limited Product Warranty.
The customer will be provided with instructions for packing and shipping the unit to the VIZIO service
center. The original carton box and packing material, or an equivalent as designated by VIZIO, must be
utilized. The cost of shipping to VIZIO's service center is at the customer's expense. After the product is
repaired and tested, the VIZIO service center will ship the unit back to the customer at VIZIO's expense.
VIZIO is not responsible for the de-installation or re-installation of the product. Please read VIZIO's
Limited Product Warranty for warranty terms and conditions.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR UNIT TO VIZIO WITHOUT PRIOR
AUTHORIZATION.
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Index
Accessories................................................................7
Adjustments
Selecting the Screen Size ....................................52
Stepping through TV Channels ............................30
Volume.............................................................9, 30
Advanced Adaptive Luma ........................................34
Advanced Adjustments ............................................32
Advanced Video adjustments...................................34
Attaching the safety strap...........................................8
Audio adjustments....................................................33
Audio Menu
Analog Audio Out adjustments.............................37
Audio Mode adjustments......................................36
Balance adjustments............................................36
Digital Audio Out ..................................................37
Equalizer adjustments..........................................36
Lip Sync adjustments ...........................................37
Reset Audio Mode................................................37
Speaker adjustments ...........................................37
SRS TSHD (surround sound) adjustments ..........36
Audio Menu Adjustments .........................................36
Backlight adjustments ..............................................33
Backlight Control ......................................................35
Blocking Channels ...................................................42
Brightness adjustments............................................33
CC Closed Caption ..................................................41
Channel information .................................................39
Choosing input source .............................................27
Cleaning your VIZIO TV ...........................................46
Coaxial connection
Satellite box..........................................................18
Coaxial Connection
cable TV...............................................................18
Co-axial RF
Connecting for TV ................................................18
Color adjustments ....................................................34
Color Enhancement .................................................34
Color Temperature ...................................................35
Composite (AV)
Connecting your DVD Player ...............................21
Connecting Equipment
Cable....................................................................15
DVD .....................................................................19
Rear Panel Connections ......................................10
Satellite Box .........................................................15
Side Panel Connections.......................................11
Sound system (with optical audio connection) .....22
Stereo ..................................................................22
VCR .....................................................................21
Contrast adjustments ...............................................33
Controls
Front Panel.............................................................9
Side Panel..............................................................9
Daylight Savings setting...........................................39
Disassembling............................................................5
FCC Bulletin for New TV Owners...............................4
Film Mode ................................................................34
Fine Tuning the picture ............................................28
Glossary...................................................................52
Inputs
Antenna..................................................................4
Connectors...........................................................14
Installation services....................................................7
Language setup .......................................................39
Maintenance of TV ...................................................46
MPEG NR (MPEG Noise Reduction) .......................34
Naming Inputs ..........................................................41
Noise Reduction.......................................................34
OSD
Brightness Adjustment .........................................51
Contrast Adjustment.............................................51
Parental Controls .....................................................42
Block Unrated Programming ................................43
Canadian English Rating......................................43
Canadian French Rating ......................................43
Change the Password..........................................44
Channel Block ......................................................42
DTV Rating...........................................................43
US Movie Rating ..................................................43
US TV Rating .......................................................42
Picture Menu adjustments........................................33
Picture Mode adjustments........................................33
PIP (Picture-in-Picture) ............................................39
Precision Option.......................................................35
Real Cinema Mode ..................................................35
Remote ....................................................................12
Batteries ...............................................................13
Range ..................................................................13
Reset All Settings.....................................................44
Reset Picture Mode..................................................35
Resetting the System ...............................................44
RGB
Connecting your PC .............................................23
Safety Instructions......................................................2
Screen Size explanation ..........................................45
Search for channels .................................................38
Select Language (MTS) ...........................................38
Setting picture formats .............................................45
Setting up ...................................................................7
Setup Menu..............................................................39
Sharpness adjustments............................................34
Skip Channel............................................................38
Sleep timer settings..................................................40
Smooth Feature .......................................................35
Smooth Mode Effect.................................................35
Specifications ...........................................................51
S-Video
Connecting your DVD Player ...............................21
Technical Specifications...........................................51
Technical Support ....................................................49
Time Zone setting ....................................................39
Tint adjustments.......................................................34
Troubleshooting Guide.............................................47
TV Menu
Auto Search adjustments .....................................38
Partial Channel Search ........................................38
Skip Channel........................................................38
Tuner Mode adjustments .....................................38
TV Menu Adjustments..............................................38
Using the On Screen Display ...................................32
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Viewing Modes.........................................................45
Wall mounting ............................................................8
Warranty ..................................................................53
Warranty services ......................................................7
Watching TV
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Basic connections ................................................25
First Startup..........................................................25
Getting your Programs .........................................29
Program Information ............................................31
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