Vizio VW46LFHDTV20A User manual

VIZIO® VW46L FHDTV20A User Manual
Dear VIZIO Customer,
Congratulations on your new VIZIO VW46L
FHDTV20A LCD Television purchase. Thank you
for your support. For maximum benefit of your set,
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 VW46L
FHDTV20A Television.
For assistance, please call (877) 698-4946 or email us at techsupport@vizio.com.
To purchase or inquire about accessories and
installation services for your VIZIO LCD HDTV,
please visit our website at www.vizio.com or call
toll free at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
We recommend you register your VIZIO VW46L
FHDTV20A either at our website www.vizio.com
or fill in your registration card and mail it in. For
peace of mind and to protect your investment
beyond the standard warranty, VIZIO offers onsite 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 VW46L FHDTV20A.
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Important Safety Instructions
This product is designed and manufactured to operate within defined design limits, and misuse
may result in electric shock or fire. To prevent the product from being damaged, the following
rules should be observed for the installation, use and maintenance of the product. Read the
following safety instructions before operating the display. 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 the VW46L
FHDTV20A.
Unplug the power cord before cleaning the VW46L FHDTV20A LCD. A damp cloth is sufficient for cleaning the VW46L FHDTV20A. Do
not use a liquid or a spray cleaner for cleaning the product. Do not use abrasive cleaners.
Always use the accessories recommended by the manufacturer to insure compatibility.
When moving the VW46L FHDTV20A from an area of low temperature to an area of high temperature, condensation may form on the
housing. Do not turn on the VW46L FHDTV20A immediately after this to avoid causing fire, electric shock or component damage.
Do not place the VW46L FHDTV20A on an unstable cart, stand, or table. If the VW46L FHDTV20A falls, it can injure a person and
cause serious damage to the appliance. Use only a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the VW46L
FHDTV20A.
A distance of at least 3 feet should be maintained between the VW46L FHDTV20A and any heat source, i.e. radiator, heater, oven,
amplifier etc. Do not install the product close to smoke. Operating the product 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 the VW46L
FHDTV20A and to protect it from overheating, be sure these openings are not blocked or covered. Do not place the VW46L FHDTV20A
in a bookcase or cabinet unless proper ventilation is provided.
Never push any object into the slot on the VW46L FHDTV20A cabinet. Do not place any objects on the top of the product. It could short
circuit parts causing a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquids on the VW46L FHDTV20A.
The VW46L FHDTV20A 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.
The power cable must be replaced when using different voltage from that specified in the User Manual. For more information, contact
your dealer.
The VW46L FHDTV20A 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 as a safety feature. If your outlet does not accommodate the three-wire
plug, have an electrician install the correct outlet, or use an adapter to ground the appliance safely.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounded plug.
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When connected to a power outlet, power is always into your HDTV. To totally disconnect the power,
unplug the power cord.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table specified by manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
injury from tip-over.
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The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol , within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of not isolated dangerous voltage within the inside of the product that may be sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
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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 the appliance.
Do not overload power strips and extension cords. Overloading can result in fire or electric shock.
The wall socket shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
Only the marked power source can be used for the product. Any power source other than the specified one
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 the unit during a lightning storm or when it will not be used for long period of time. This will protect the VW46L FHDTV20A from
damage due to power surges.
Do not attempt to repair or service the product yourself. Opening or removing the back cover may expose you to high voltages, the risk
of electric shock, and other hazards. If repair is required, please contact your dealer and refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Keep the product away from moisture. Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. If water penetrates into the product, unplug
the power cord and contact your dealer. Continuous use in this case may result in fire or electric shock.
Do not use the product 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 the product yourself.
Avoid using dropped or damaged appliances. If the product 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 the product may cause
fire or electric shock.
Do not install the product in an area with heavy dust or high humidity. Operating the product in environments with heavy dust or high
humidity may cause fire or electric shock.
Follow instructions for moving the product. Ensure that the power connector and any other cables are unplugged before moving the
product.
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Hold the power connector when removing the power cable. Pulling the power cable itself may damage the wires inside the cable and
cause fire or electric shock. When the product will not be used for an extended period of time, unplug the power connector.
To reduce risk of electric shock, do not touch the connector with wet hands.
Insert batteries in accordance with instructions. Incorrect polarities may cause damage and leakage of the batteries, operator injury
and contamination the remote controller.
If any of the following occurs please contact the dealer:
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The power connector fails or frays.
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Liquid sprays or any object drops into the VW46L FHDTV20A.
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The Display is exposed to rain or other moisture.
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The Display is dropped or damaged in any way.
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The performance of the Display changes substantially.
Operating environment. Temperature: 5˚C ~ 35˚C, Humidity: 20% ~ 80% non-condensing, Altitude: 0 ~ 6500ft (0 ~ 2000m)
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 February 17, 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 VIZIO TV comes with a built-in tuner capable of processing digital broadcasts, making it
easier for you, the end user, to receive this type of signal without the need of an extra converter
box.
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Opening the Package
Your VIZIO VW46L FHDTV20A and its accompanying accessories are carefully packed in a cardboard
carton that has been designed to protect it from transportation damage. Now you have opened the carton
check that the VW46L FHDTV20A is in good condition and that all of the accessories are included.
The VW46L FHDTV20A weighs approximately 61lbs and about 45” wide x 30” tall we strongly advise that
you have at least 2 people to unpack and install the HDTV.
The glass surface can easily be scratched or broken so please handle the product gently and never place
the HDTV with the glass facing downwards on a surface without protective padding.
IMPORTANT: Save the carton and packing material for future shipping.
Package Contents
VIZIO VW46L FHDTV20A
VIZIO Remote Control VR2
Power Cord
This User Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Registration Card
VIP Services Brochure
2 (Double A) Batteries for the Remote Control
Safety Strap
IMPOTANT: Do not apply pressure or throw any object into the screen display area which may
compromise the integrity of the display. The manufacturer’s warranty does not cover user abuse
or improper installations.
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Additional Certified Accessories for the VIZIO
VW46L FHDTV20A are sold separately
Wall Mounts
High Definition Cables
Extra or replacement Remote
VIZIO also offers Installation Services and Extended Warranty Services for your VIZIO VW46L
FHDTV20A
To purchase or inquire about additional accessories and services for your VIZIO product, visit our web
site at www.VIZIO.com or call us toll free at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623)
Installation Preparation
Please read this user manual carefully before installing your VIZIO HDTV.
The power consumption of the TV is about 130W (Avg), please use the power cord designated for TV.
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 defeated.
The TV should be installed on a flat surface to avoid tipping. For proper ventilation, you must allow space
between the back of the TV and the wall. If you would like to mount your TV on the wall, please see
below ‘Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting’ for additional information. Avoid installing the TV in
places with high humidity, dust or smoke so as not to shorten the service life of the electronic components.
Install the TV in landscape orientation; any 90˚ clockwise or counter-clockwise installation may induce
poor ventilation and excessive component damage.
VIZIO offers professional installation services. Please contact VIZIO for more information on these
services at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623) or www.VIZIO.com.
Attaching the Safety Strap
For when the VW46L FHDTV20A is not mounted on the wall with a Wall Mount, a Safety Strap has been
included 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.
Fix one end of the strap to the wall. If you have a drywall finish it is
preferable to fix it to a stud if it is a drywall finish, using a washer
underneath the screw head. If you have a solid wall you should use a lag
bolt, again using a washer under the nut.
Fix 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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Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting
The VIZIO VW46L FHDTV20A can either be kept on the stand base or mounted on the wall for viewing.
If you choose to mount the VW46L FHDTV20A on the wall, please follow the instructions below for
removing the stand base.
To remove the stand base
1. Unplug all of the cables and cords
from your VW46L FHDTV20A.
2. Place the VW46L FHDTV20A face
down on a soft and flat surface
(blanket, foam, cloth, etc) to prevent
any damage to the TV.
3. Remove the eight (8) screws holding
the base to the TV.
4. Carefully remove the stand base.
Note: The specs for these screws are self-tapping 4mm, 20mm long.
5. Now, the VW46L FHDTV20A can fit
securely to a mount (sold separately)
by utilizing the mounting holes in the
center of the back panel of the TV.
Please make sure to read the
instructions of your specific mount to
properly hang the VW46L
FHDTV20A.
The pitch of the mounting holes is 600mm
horizontally and 200mm vertically.
The screw type required is metric M8,
1.25mm pitch. The length of the screws will
depend on the thickness plate being attach to
the TV set; our brackets come with different
length screws.
To find the perfect mount for the VIZIO VW46L FHDTV20A, browse VIZIO’s certified mount selection at
www.VIZIO.com or call directly 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections .................................................................. 9 1.1 Front Panel .......................................................................................................................................................... 9 1.2 Right Side Panel Controls ................................................................................................................................... 9 1.3 Rear Panel Connections ................................................................................................................................... 10 1.4 VIZIO Remote Control ....................................................................................................................................... 11 1.4.1 Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control .............................................................................................. 12 1.4.2 Remote Control Range .............................................................................................................................. 12 1.4.3 VIZIO Remote Control Precautions ........................................................................................................... 12 Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment .................................................................................. 13 2.1 Which Video Connection Should I Use?............................................................................................................ 13 2.2 Connecting Coaxial (RF) ................................................................................................................................... 14 2.2.1 Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for DTV /TV ..................................................................................... 14 2.2.2 Using the Antenna or Cable through your VCR ......................................................................................... 14 2.3 Connecting Your HDTV Set-Top Box ................................................................................................................ 15 2.3.1 Using HDMI ............................................................................................................................................... 15 2.3.2 Using Component Video ............................................................................................................................ 17 2.4 Connecting Your Basic Set-Top Box ................................................................................................................. 18 2.4.1 Using Composite Video ............................................................................................................................. 18 2.4.2 Using Coax (RF) ........................................................................................................................................ 18 2.5 Connecting Your DVD Player ............................................................................................................................ 19 2.5.1 Using HDMI ............................................................................................................................................... 19 2.5.2 Using Component Video ............................................................................................................................ 21 2.5.2 Using S-Video (AV).................................................................................................................................... 22 2.5.3 Using Composite (AV) Video ..................................................................................................................... 22 2.6 Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera ........................................................................................................... 23 2.7 Connecting an external Receiver/Amp .............................................................................................................. 24 2.7.1 Optical Output of Audio received with HD Programs ................................................................................. 24 2.8 Connecting a PC Computer .............................................................................................................................. 25 2.8.1 Preset PC Resolutions...............................................................................................................................26 2.8.2 Resolution (1920x1080) through RGB (15-Pin VGA) Input........................................................................ 26 Chapter 3 Setting Up to Watch Television ................................................................... 27 3.1 Basic LCD HDTV Start Up ................................................................................................................................ 27 3.2 Watching a TV Program .................................................................................................................................... 33 3.3 Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings ......................................................................................................................... 34 3.4 Program Information.......................................................................................................................................... 34 Chapter 4 Advanced Adjustment of HDTV ................................................................... 35 4.1 Using the On Screen Display (OSD) ................................................................................................................. 35 4.2 DTV / TV Input Picture Adjustment.................................................................................................................... 36 4.2.1 Picture Mode ............................................................................................................................................. 36 4.2.2 Backlight .................................................................................................................................................... 37 4.2.3 Brightness.................................................................................................................................................. 37 4.2.4 Contrast ..................................................................................................................................................... 38 4.2.5 Color .......................................................................................................................................................... 38 4.2.6 Tint............................................................................................................................................................. 38 4.2.7 Sharpness ................................................................................................................................................. 39 4.2.8 Color Temperature..................................................................................................................................... 39 4.2.9 Advanced Video ........................................................................................................................................ 40 4.3 DTV / TV Input Audio Adjustment...................................................................................................................... 42 4.3.1 Volume ...................................................................................................................................................... 42 4.3.2 Bass........................................................................................................................................................... 42 4.3.3 Treble ........................................................................................................................................................ 43 4.3.4 Balance...................................................................................................................................................... 43 4.3.5 Surround .................................................................................................................................................... 43 4.3.6 Digital Audio Out ........................................................................................................................................ 44 4.3.7 Speakers ................................................................................................................................................... 44 4.3.8 Lip Sync ..................................................................................................................................................... 44 4.4 DTV / TV 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4.4.1 Tuner Mode ............................................................................................................................................... 45 4.4.2 Auto Search ............................................................................................................................................... 45 4.4.3 Skip Channel ............................................................................................................................................. 45 4.4.4 MTS ........................................................................................................................................................... 46 4.4.5 Time Zone ................................................................................................................................................. 46 4.4.6 Daylight Saving .......................................................................................................................................... 46 4.5 DTV / TV Input Setup ........................................................................................................................................ 47 4.5.1 Language................................................................................................................................................... 47 4.5.2 Sleep Timer ............................................................................................................................................... 47 4.5.3 Wide .......................................................................................................................................................... 47 4.5.4 Input Naming ............................................................................................................................................. 48 4.5.5 Closed Caption (CC).................................................................................................................................. 49 4.5.6 Digital Closed Caption Style (Digital CC Style) .......................................................................................... 49 4.5.7 H/V Position ............................................................................................................................................... 49 4.5.8 System Reset ............................................................................................................................................ 50 4.6 DTV / TV Input Parental Control ........................................................................................................................ 51 4.6.1 Channel Block ........................................................................................................................................... 51 4.6.2 US TV Rating ............................................................................................................................................. 52 4.6.3 US Movie Rating ........................................................................................................................................ 53 4.6.4 Canadian English Rating ........................................................................................................................... 53 4.6.5 Canadian French Rating ............................................................................................................................ 54 4.6.6 DTV Rating ................................................................................................................................................ 54 4.6.7 Block Unrated Programming ...................................................................................................................... 55 4.6.8 Change the Password ............................................................................................................................... 55 4.7 HDMI Input Picture Adjustment ......................................................................................................................... 56 4.8 HDMI Input Audio Adjustment ........................................................................................................................... 56 4.9 HDMI Input Setup .............................................................................................................................................. 56 4.10 Video Input Picture Adjustment ....................................................................................................................... 57 4.11 Video Input Audio Adjustment ......................................................................................................................... 57 4.12 Video Input Setup ............................................................................................................................................ 58 4.13 Video Input Parental Control ........................................................................................................................... 58 4.14 PC Input Picture Adjustment ........................................................................................................................... 59 4.14.1 Auto Adjust .............................................................................................................................................. 59 4.14.2 Backlight .................................................................................................................................................. 59 4.14.3 Brightness ................................................................................................................................................ 60 4.14.4 Contrast ................................................................................................................................................... 60 4.14.5 Color Temperature................................................................................................................................... 61 4.14.6 H-SIZE ..................................................................................................................................................... 61 4.14.7 H-Position ................................................................................................................................................ 61 4.14.8 V-Position ................................................................................................................................................ 62 4.14.9 Fine Tune ................................................................................................................................................ 62 4.15 PC Input Audio Adjustment ............................................................................................................................. 62 4.16 PC Input Setup ................................................................................................................................................ 62 4.17 Understanding Viewing Features .................................................................................................................... 63 4.17.1 Viewing Modes ........................................................................................................................................ 63 4.17.2 Using a Cable or Satellite Remote ........................................................................................................... 64 Chapter 5 Maintenance and Troubleshooting ............................................................. 64 5.1 Maintenance ...................................................................................................................................................... 64 5.2 Troubleshooting Guide ...................................................................................................................................... 65 5.3 Telephone & Technical Support ........................................................................................................................ 66 5.4 Compliance ....................................................................................................................................................... 67 5.5 FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement ...................................................................................................... 67 Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information ........................................................................... 68 6.1 Specifications .................................................................................................................................................... 68 6.2 Glossary – Standard Definitions 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Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections
1.1 Front Panel
Power ‘VIZIO’ light – The VIZIO name lights white when
powered on and orange when powered off.
Remote Control Sensor – This is the window through which all
of the remote control signals pass to the sensor. Point the
remote control directly at this window for the best response to
the remote signal.
1.2 Right Side Panel Controls
POWER (
) – Switch the VW46L FHDTV20A on by pressing the button once. Press the button again
to turn the TV off.
MENU – This button activates the On Screen Display (OSD).
Pressing it a second time will select the first option or feature of
the OSD. If an option or feature which requires the display of
the slide bar is selected, pressing this button will toggle
between displaying the slide bar and the last OSD menu.
CHANNEL +/- – Use these buttons to step up or down the TV
channels. While the OSD is active, these buttons function as
up and down controls in the OSD menus.
VOLUME +/- – Use these buttons to increase or decrease to
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 buttons steps
through the input sources in
the following sequence: TV, AV
(S-Video), Component1,
Component2, RGB, HDMI1,
HDMI2, and HDMI3. Once you
have stepped through the
entire sequence, you will return
to the beginning. When the
OSD is on, if a sub-menu is
active, pressing this button will
return to the previous menu
level.
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1.3 Rear Panel Connections
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SERVICE – This custom communication port is for factory service only. Use of this input for
any purpose other than factory authorized service will void the manufacturer’s
warranty of this equipment.
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HDMI 1 – Connect the primary source for digital video such as a DVD multimedia player or
set top box through this all digital connector. The white color band on the rear of the TV
indicates this connection.
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HDMI 2 – Connect a secondary source for digital video such as a DVD multimedia player or
set top box through this all digital connector. The white color band on the rear of the TV
indicates this connection.
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HDMI 3 – Connect a third source for digital video such as a DVD multimedia player or set top
box through this all digital connector. The white color band on the rear of the TV indicates
this connection. 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. . Your
VIZIO 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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RGB PC – Connect the video and audio from a computer here. The blue color band on the
rear of the TV indicates this connection. 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.
6.
COMPONENT 1 (YPb/CbPr/Cr with Audio L/R) – Connect the primary source for
component video devices such as a DVD Player or set top box here. From left to right, use
green for Y, blue for Pb (or Cb), red for Pr (or Cr), white for left audio and red for right audio
inputs. The green color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection.
7.
COMPONENT 2 (YPb/CbPr/Cr with Audio L/R) – Connect the secondary source for
component video devices such as a DVD Player or set top box here. From left to right, use
green for Y, blue for Pb (or Cb), red for Pr (or Cr), white for left audio and red for right audio
inputs. The purple color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection.
8.
AV/S-VIDEO IN – Connect a source for composite or S-video image devices, such as a VCR
or video game. Use the white and red connectors to connect the external audio from the
same source, if S-Video is connected; such signal will take priority over the input. The yellow
and red color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection.
9.
DTV/TV – Connect to an antenna or digital cable (no Cable Box) for Digital TV.*
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OPTICAL AUDIO OUT –When an audio signal is associated with an input which is selected
for viewing, the audio associated with the programming will be available on this SPDIF
Optical connector for connection to your home theatre system. The white color band on the
rear of the TV indicates this connection.
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ANALOG AUDIO OUT – Connect the audio from the LCD HDTV to an external device, such
as a home theatre system, external amplifier or stereo. Speakers cannot be connected
directly to here. The white color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection
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AC IN – Plug-in the supplied AC Power Cord here.
* For digital TV stations in your area visit www.antennaweb.org.
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1.4 VIZIO Remote Control
GUIDE – This button displays program information. Press this button once when in TV mode and the
information of the program being viewed is shown.
POWER – Press this button to turn the TV on from the Standby mode. Press it again to return to the
Standby mode.
HDMI – Press this button to select the HDMI input. By pressing it repeatedly you will go through the three
(HDMI 1, HDMI 2 and HDMI 3) inputs in sequence.
MUTE – This button turns the sound on and off.
TV – Press this button to select TV.
COMPONENT – Press this button to select the Component (YPbPr)
input. By pressing this button repeatedly you will be switching from
Component 1 to Component 2 and vice versa.
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.
AV – Press this button to select AV (either Composite or S-Video) input.
MENU – Use this button for the On-Screen Display (OSD) menu. When
it is used within a menu selection, pressing this key will help you to
make the selection of the feature to be adjusted after it has been
highlighted.
-These labeled buttons are used to navigate the OSD
menu. When navigating the OSD menu, the arrows control the direction
up and down or left and right. They will also be used as value settings
when the slide bar is shown on the screen and option settings to turn a
feature off or on.
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NUMBER BUTTON PAD – Use these buttons to select a channel or
enter a password.
INPUT – This button allows the user to
cycle through the inputs. Repeatedly
pressing of this button will step you
through the input sources in the
following sequence: TV, AV (S-VIDEO),
Component1, Component2, RGB,
HDMI1, HDMI2, and HDMI3. Once you
have stepped through the entire
sequence, you will return to the
beginning.
- (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
ENTER 2.
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1.4.1 Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control
Insert two AA batteries into the remote control. Make sure that you match the (+) and (-) symbols on the
batteries with the (+) and (-) symbols inside the battery compartment. Re-attach the battery cover.
Precautionary Tips for Inserting the Batteries:
Only use the specified AA batteries.
Do not mix new and old batteries. This may result in cracking or leakage
that may pose a fire risk or lead to personal injury.
Inserting the batteries incorrectly may also result in cracking or leakage
that may pose a fire risk or lead to personal injury.
Dispose of the batteries in accordance with local laws and regulations.
Keep the batteries away from children and pets.
1.4.2 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.
1.4.3 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
2.1 Which Video Connection Should I Use?
The VIZIO VW46L FHDTV20A has six different ways to connect your video equipment from a basic
connection to the most advanced for digital displays.
Connection
Quality
(type)
Connector
Best
(digital)
Best
(digital)
----------Good
(analog)
Best
(analog)
Better
(analog)
Good
(analog)
Rear
Panel
Color
Codes
Description
White
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) - It is the first
and only industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital
audio/video interface. HDMI provides an interface between
any audio/video source, such as a set-top box, DVD player,
or A/V receiver and an audio and/or video monitor, such as
a digital television (DTV), over a single cable.
Black
DTV Coaxial RF. When used for MPEG2 encoded bit
streams from ATSC broadcast programming, this input
takes advantage of the High Definition content.
-------------------------------------TV Coaxial RF. This is the connection for standard NTSC
TV using antenna or cable.
Blue
RGB PC (VGA) – This video input has separate red, green
and blue color components. The signal carries horizontal
and vertical sync information on the green signal. This is
most commonly used for PC input.
Green
and
Purple
Component - The video signal is separated into three
signals, one containing the black-and-white information and
the other two containing the color information. This
enhancement over S-Video takes advantage of the
superior picture provided by progressive scan DVD players
and HDTV formats.
Yellow
and
Red
AV/S-Video – 1. Composite: The complete video signal is
carried through this single (yellow) pin connector. This is
the most commonly used video connection. 2. S-Video:
The video signal is separated into two signals, one
containing the black-and-white information and the other
containing the color information. Separating the color in this
way avoids ‘cross color’ effects where closely spaced black
and white lines are erroneously displayed in color. It also
enables text to be displayed more sharply.
Note: For more info refer to the Quick Start Guide
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2.2 Connecting Coaxial (RF)
2.2.1 Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for DTV /TV
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the power to the HDTV.
Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your
antenna or digital cable (out-of-the-wall, not from
the Cable Box) to the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA
connector.
Turn on the power to the HDTV.
Select DTV using the INPUT button on the remote
or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing the TV
button on the Remote Control.
Note:
a)
b)
c)
d)
Not all digital TV broadcasts are High Definition (HD). Refer to the
program guides, or consult your cable, satellite or TV station operator.
Digital broadcasts are not available in all areas.
Refer to
www.antennaweb.org for detailed information.
Make sure the antenna and coaxial cable are correctly grounded.
For Professional antenna installation contact us at www.VIZIO.com or
call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623).
2.2.2 Using the Antenna or Cable through your 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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2.3 Connecting Your HDTV Set-Top Box
2.3.1 Using HDMI
HDTV Set-Top Boxes that have a HDMI digital interface should be connected to the HDMI input of the
LCD HDTV for optimal results.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. Length is
available up to 10 meters. See www.VIZIO.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623)
for details.
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box (Best):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your HDTV Set-Top Box and the other end to
the HDMI Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
If HDMI 1 is been used, you can use either HDMI 2 or HDMI 3; follow the above steps (1
through 3) and then select the desired input number in step 4.
Note:
a)
b)
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.
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For HDTV Set-Top Boxes with DVI:
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 Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), 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 (white area) at the rear of the
HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note:
a)
b)
c)
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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.
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.
All three HDMI inputs can be used with the audio (right and left) inputs as long as
the input (HDMI) number matches the connection.
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2.3.2 Using Component Video
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box (Better):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Connect the Y (green color) connector on your HDTV Set-Top Box to the corresponding Y
(green color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors
nearest to you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pb (blue color) connector on your HDTV Set-Top Box to the corresponding Pb
(blue color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors
nearest to you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pr (red color) connector on your HDTV Set-Top Box to the corresponding Pr (red
color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to
you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the cable to the audio output
connectors associated with the Component output on your HDTV Set-Top Box and connect
the other end to the audio connectors associated with the Component 1 input (green color
area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select Component 1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly
by pressing the Component button on the Remote Control.
Note:
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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2.4 Connecting Your Basic Set-Top Box
2.4.1 Using Composite Video
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and Set-Top
Box.
Using the AV Cable, connect the Video
(yellow color) connector on your Set-Top Box
to the corresponding Video (yellow color)
connector in the AV/S-Video group
(yellow/red color area) at the rear of the
HDTV.
Using the white and red connectors, connect the cable to the audio output connectors
associated with the Video output on your Set-Top Box and connect the other end to the audio
connectors associated with the AV/S-Video input (yellow/red color area) at the rear of the
HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and Set-Top Box.
Select AV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the AV button on the Remote Control.
2.4.2 Using Coax (RF)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and Set-Top Box.
Using a Coax (RF) cable, connect one end to the TV
OUT (RF) on your Set Top Box and the other end to
the DTV/TV input at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and Set-Top Box.
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.
The most common channels; in which the TV must be at, are either channel3 or channel 4.
Please contact your signal provider to verify what channel the TV must be at.
Note: Refer to your Set Top Box user manual for more information
about selecting the video or RF output of the product.
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2.5 Connecting Your DVD Player
You have several options for connecting your DVD player to your VW46L FHDTV20A; HDMI, Component,
AV (S-Video or Composite) inputs. Based on your configuration, you can decide which option is right for
you.
2.5.1 Using HDMI
DVD players that have a digital interface such as HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) should be
connected to the HDMI input of the VIZIO VW46L FHDTV20A for optimal results.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable. Length is available up to
10 meters. See www.VIZIO.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
Connecting your DVD Player (Best):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your DVD player and the other end to the HDMI
Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
If HDMI 1 input is already being used, please select either HDMI 2 or HDMI3 and follow
Steps 1through 4.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about
the video output requirements of the product.
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For DVD Players with DVI:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the HDTV and DVD player.
Using a HDMI-DVI cable, connect the DVI end to your DVD player and the HDMI end to the
HDMI Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect an audio cable (white and red connectors) to the audio output connectors
associated with the DVI output of the DVD player and connect the other end to the audio
connectors by the HDMI input (white area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and your DVD player.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information about
the video output requirements of the product.
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2.5.2 Using Component Video
Connecting your DVD Player (Better)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Connect the Y (green color) connector on your DVD player to the corresponding Y (green
color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to
you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pb (blue color) connector on your DVD player to the corresponding Pb (blue
color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to
you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pr (red color) connector on your DVD player to the corresponding Pr (red color)
connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to you
when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the cable to the audio output
connectors associated with the Component output on your DVD player and connect the other
end to the audio connectors associated with the Component 1 input (green color area) at the
rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select Component using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the Component button on the Remote Control.
If Component 1 is already being used or you decide to use Component 2; please make the
cable connections and follow the steps 1 through 7 to have the DVD player playing through
your TV.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user manual for more
information about the video output requirements of the product.
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2.5.2 Using S-Video (AV)
Connecting your DVD Player (Good):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD
player.
Connect the S-Video jack on the rear of your
DVD player to the S-Video jack in the AV/SVideo group on the back of the HDTV.
Connect an audio cable (white and red connectors) 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 AV/S-Video input on the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select AV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the AV button on the Remote Control.
2.5.3 Using Composite (AV) Video
Connecting your DVD Player (Good):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD
player.
Connect the Video (yellow/red color area)
connector on your DVD player to the Video
(yellow color) connector in the AV/S-Video
group (yellow/red color area).
Connect the R (red color) and L (white
color) audio connectors on your DVD
player to the corresponding R (red color)
and L (white color) audio input connectors
in the AV/S-Video group (yellow/red color area).
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD Player.
Select AV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the AV button on the Remote Control.
Note:
a)
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2.6 Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the HDTV and VCR or Video
Camera.
Connect the S-Video jack on the rear of your
VCR or Video Camera to the S-Video jack in
the AV/S-Video group on the rear side of the
HDTV.
Connect an audio cable (white and red connectors) cable to the audio output connectors
associated with the S-Video output on your VCR or Video Camera and connect the other end
to the audio connectors associated with the AV input on the side of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and VCR or Video Camera.
Select AV 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.
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2.7 Connecting an external Receiver/Amp
1.
2.
Turn off the power to the LCD 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 ANALOG OUT (white
area) audio connectors at the rear of
the LCD HDTV.
3.
Turn on the power to the LCD HDTV
and Receiver/Amp.
4.
Then press the MENU button on the
remote control to open the On-Screen
Display (OSD) menu.
5.
Press the on the remote control to
select the Audio menu.
6.
Press the
on the remote control to
select SPEAKERS.
7.
Press then on the remote control to
select OFF so that the sound from the
LCD HDTV will now be routed through your Receiver/Amp system.
Press the LAST key once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to return to your program if task
has been completed.
Note:
a)
b)
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.
2.7.1 Optical
Programs
Output
of
Audio
received
with
HD
If your sound system has a SPDIF (optical) digital audio input you can connect it to the optical DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT (white area) at the rear of the LCD HDTV. This is active when receiving audio with the
program being viewed no matter what input is being used.
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2.8 Connecting a PC Computer
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Note:
a)
b)
Turn off the power to the HDTV and PC Computer.
Connect a 15-pin D-Sub RGB (VGA) cable to the RGB output of your pc computer and the
other end to the RGB PC input (blue area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Audio Out on your pc computer to the RGB PC Audio input (blue area) at the
rear of the HDTV. This connection must have a 1/8’ stereo mini plug at one end of the cable
to fit into the computer’s input jack.
Turn on the HDTV and PC Computer.
Select RGB using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV.
For the best picture quality when connecting a pc computer through RGB PC, please refer
to the pc or graphic card’s user guide to find out if it is capable of an output of 1920x1080
at 60Hzwhen using the parameters and values given to you on Section 2.8.2 of this User’s
Manual by way of VESA Reduce Blanking timing.
A RGB (VGA) cable and stereo mini jack cable are not included and can be purchased at
an electronics store.
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2.8.1 Preset PC Resolutions
If connecting to a PC through the RGB PC input, set the TV timing mode to VESA 1920x1080 at 60Hz for
best picture quality (refer to the graphic card’s user guide for questions on how to set this timing mode).
Please see the table below for the factory preset resolutions.
Resolution
Refresh (Hz)
H.Freq (kHz)
V.Freq (Hz)
H.Sync
V.Sync
Pixel Freq (MHz)
640x480
60
31.5
59.94
N
N
25.175
640x480
75
37.5
75.00
N
N
31.500
720x400
70
31.46
70.08
N
P
28.320
800x600
60
37.9
60.317
P
P
40.000
800x600
72
48.077
72.188
P
P
50.000
800x600
75
46.9
75
P
P
49.500
1024x768
60
48.4
60.01
N
N
65.000
1024x768
70
56.476
70.069
N
N
75.000
1024x768
75
60.0
75.03
P
P
78.750
*1920x1080
60
66.5
60.00
P
P
136.5
NOTES: N = Negative, P = Positive, * = Primary (Native) Mode.
2.8.2 Resolution (1920x1080) through RGB (15-Pin
VGA) Input
If your PC supports VESA Reduce Blanking timing via the VGA card drive program (usually offered by the
VGA Card Manufacturer), your TV set is equipped to have the 1920X1080 resolution display through this
connection using the following timing 136.5MHz. The following parameters are often the values required
by the software or programs to set up the display:
Parameters
Address
Vertical Values
(Lines)
1920
1080
Front Porch
32
1
Sync Width
32
3
Back Porch
64
27
2048
1111
Total
Frequency
Sync Polarity
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(Pixels)
66.5 kHz
P
Pixel Rate (MHz)
136.5
Refresh Rate (Hz)
60
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Chapter 3 Setting Up to Watch Television
For ‘Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting’, see page 6.
3.1 Basic LCD HDTV Start Up
1. Connecting 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 pages 13 ~ 25 for detailed steps)
3. Turning Power On
Once all the components are connected, press the Power ON button on the side of the HDTV, or press
the Power ON (Orange) button on the remote control.
4. Initial Setup
After powering on the TV set, the Initial Setup
screen will come up; please press the
button on
the remote control.
a. 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
screen.
button on the remote to go to the next
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The next screen will display the options to select
between Home Mode and Retail Mode, selecting
Home Mode will give you an opportunity to save
energy.
Press the
screen.
button on the remote to go to the next
If Retail Mode is selected by mistake; the next option will allow you to switch your selection back to Home
Mode.
Press the
screen.
button on the remote to go to the next
Note: At this point, if a Set-Top Box from your Local Cable or Satellite Service Company or other
equipment is been used; please press the LAST key on the remote control and skip to Step 5. If this is
not your case, please continue at Step b.
b. The Tuner screen will be displayed; default
choice is Antenna. If you are using Cable (No
Box) Service, press the
button on the remote
control to highlight CABLE.
Press the
screen.
button on the remote to go to the next
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c. 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, next time that you
decide to complete this procedure; you will need to
select the TV as input (through the Input key) and then go through the Menu option to select the Tuner
setup to get the option of scanning the channels again.
d. 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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e. 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.
5. 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, AV (S-VIDEO),
Component1, Component2, RGB, HDMI1, HDMI2 and HDMI3.
Now follow the procedure below to display channels from a
different signal (External TV Tuner, VCR, Cable Box or Satellite Receiver)
source, using different inputs at the back of your TV set.
a. Select the correct input connection; RF (DTV/TV) connector, Composite (Yellow, Red and
White) connectors, Component (Red, Green, Blue plus Red and White) connectors, HDMI connectors or
Separate-Video (S-Video) plus Red and White connectors (if applicable). Make the physical connection or
hook up.
b. If you have an HD service you must use the HDMI (best) or Component connection.
Note: Composite (AV) and S-Video Cables can only be used for SD (480i) pictures.
c. Turn on your Cable Box, VCR, External TV Tuner or Satellite Receiver and you will see a
picture on your TV set. If there is no picture, make sure you have selected the correct input on the TV set.
d. If the selected input is RF, you should be aware that the TV set needs to be on either channel
3 or channel 4, matching the channel which has been selected on the back of the VCR, Cable Box,
External TV Tuner or Satellite Receiver. Please refer to Owner’s or User’s Manual of the equipment for
details.
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Note: The TV set will be displaying any television station or program selected by the Cable Box, VCR,
External Tuner or Satellite Receiver. The TV set will not be able to change programs or channels; this is
controlled by the equipment sending the signal. If the service being used is the one which setup
includes a box with two different outputs for two different (distant) rooms, then scanning
channels would help you to find the signal. Be aware that the channel to be selected varies from
provider to provider; meaning that, you may have to call your provider company so they could
provide you the specific channel when using high definition made TV sets. Some examples of
these channels are: 105, 106, 115 and 116.
6. Fine Tuning your TV set for Home Use
After completing Procedure 4 or Procedure 5;
please follow the steps below to optimize your TV
set display:
a. Press the MENU key to bring up the Menu
display. Use the
or
button to scroll to the
Color Temperature option.
b. Press the
button to select it.
c. Press either
or
button to change setting to
Normal, and then press the LAST key again to go
back to previous screen.
d. Press either
or
button to select the Picture Mode option.
e. Press either or
button to change the
Picture Mode option to Standard.
f. Press the LAST key to exit the on-screen
display Menu.
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Note: If Procedure 4 had been done, you would like to do the following to ensure that the correct
program times are shown when pressing the Guide key:
Press the MENU key; this will bring up the picture
mode menu.
Press either or
button scroll across to the
icon showing the little satellite dish or antenna.
The next screen will appear showing Time Zone.
Press either
or
button to select it.
Press either or
button to choose the proper
Time Zone of your area.
Press LAST key repeatedly to exit On-Screen
Display menu.
Your new TV set is now ready to automatically reproduce the best picture quality out of the input signal
which is been fed into it. Enjoy your TV watching!!
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3.2 Watching a TV Program
Before you start 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.
2.
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.
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 Component 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.
3.
When using option 2a, press the Channel buttons on the remote or the CH+ / CH- buttons on
the side of the HDTV to change the channel. Note: 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 and AV inputs.
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3.3 Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings
Volume
To adjust the volume, press and hold the VOL+ or VOLbutton on the side of the LCD 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 CH- 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 DTV
and TV modes.
Wide
Using this feature, you can watch video content in
different size modes on the HDTV. Press the MENU button on the
remote control to bring up the OSD screen.
Press either the or
button to select Setup (wrench look alike icon) options.
Press the
button scroll down to Wide and select it.
Press either the
or
button to select among the modes.
For more information see Section 4.17.1 – Viewing Modes, on page 63.
3.4 Program Information
When you change TV channels or inputs, an Information Banner is displayed for a few seconds to tell you
the status of the LCD HDTV.
Program Information:
Provided by Broadcaster
Program
Rating
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Chapter 4 Advanced Adjustment of HDTV
4.1 Using the On Screen Display (OSD)
The remote control or the control buttons on the right hand side of the TV can control all the function
settings. The On Screen Display (OSD) allows you to adjust the save contrast, brightness and other
settings. The TV will save changes made to the settings, even if the TV is turned off.
The OSD consists of several menu options: Picture Adjust, Audio Adjust, Setup, TV Tuner Setup and
Parental Controls. The main menu options may vary depending on your selected input source.
Note: Some of the main menu options may have
additional submenus, i.e. the TV Rating submenu
for Parental Controls.
Press the MENU button on the remote control or
the side of the TV and the Picture Adjust menu will
be shown on the screen.
Press the
or
button on the remote control or
the VOL+ or VOL– button on the side of the HDTV
to select one of the other menu options.
Picture Adjust
Audio Adjust
TV Tuner Setup
Setup
Parental Controls
Once the menu option is displayed, press the
or
button on the remote control or the CH + or CH –
button on the side of the TV to select one of the items to adjust.
Press the
button on the remote control or the VOL – button on the side of the HDTV to begin
adjustment of the item.
Press LAST when finished.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.2 DTV / TV Input Picture Adjustment
4.2.1 Picture Mode
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page.
Press the
button to highlight the Picture Mode
selection.
Use the
or
button to choose from Custom,
Standard, Movie and Game.
No matter what Mode you had selected, Picture
Adjustments are available for you to set them to
your preferred settings.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.2.2 Backlight
Press the
selection.
button to highlight the Backlight
Press the
button to start adjusting the
brightness of the Backlight and the menu page
will disappear and be replaced by a small
Backlight Indicator Bar so you can see the light
level between the minimum and maximum
available levels.
Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Backlight level does not affect the Brightness (black level) or Contrast (white level) of the picture, it
adjusts the lamp current and this affects the overall brilliance of the picture.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
Reminder: If display shows “Not Available” when trying to adjust the Backlight, please scroll down to
Advance Video and select the DCR option to be OFF.
4.2.3 Brightness
Press the
button to highlight the Brightness selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the brightness and the menu page will disappear and be replaced
by a small Brightness Indicator Bar so you can see the brightness level between the minimum and
maximum available levels.
Use the or
button to adjust the level.
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.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.2.4 Contrast
Press the
button to highlight the Contrast selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the contrast and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by
a small Contrast Indicator Bar so you can see the contrast level between the minimum and maximum
available levels.
Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
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.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.2.5 Color
Press the
button to highlight the Color selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the color and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Color Indicator Bar so you can see the color level between the minimum and maximum available
levels.
Use the or
button to adjust the level.
The Color adjusts the amount of color in the picture.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.2.6 Tint
Press the
button to highlight the Tint selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the tint and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Tint Indicator Bar so you can see the tint adjustment to the left or right of the nominal position.
Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
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 as the case of this is often too much color.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.2.7 Sharpness
Press the
button to highlight the Sharpness selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the sharpness and the menu page will disappear and be replaced
by a small Sharpness Indicator Bar so you can see the sharpness level between the minimum and
maximum available levels. Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Sharpness adjusts the sharpness of the picture.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.2.8 Color Temperature
Press the
button to highlight the option for
Color Temperature selection.
The default is COOL; this is the 9300K setting.
Press the
or
button if you want to choose
the Normal, Warm or Custom option.
If you select Custom, settings for individual colors
would be available.
A new menu will be displayed showing the primary
color items, Red, Green and Blue.
Press the
button to highlight the color you wish
to adjust.
Press the
button to start adjusting the color
and the menu page will disappear and be replaced
by a small Color (Red, Green or Blue) Indicator
Bar as before.
Use the or
button to adjust the color.
Press the LAST button when finished. Repeat the
procedure to adjust the other colors if desired.
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4.2.9 Advanced Video
Press the
button to highlight the option for
Advanced Video selection.
Press the
button to select it. A new menu
will be displayed showing the advanced
functions available for fine tuning of the picture.
DNR
Press the
button to highlight DNR (Dynamic
Noise Reduction). Use this feature to diminish
picture artifacts caused by the digitizing of
image motion content that may be present in the
picture. Press the or
button to choose
from the Off, Low, Medium or Strong setting.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
Black Level Extender
Press the
button to highlight Black Level
Extender. Use this feature to increase the
picture reproduction performance in the dark
areas of the picture.
Press the or
button to turn this feature On
or Off.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
White Peak Limiter
Press the
button to highlight White Peak Limiter. Use this feature to limit excessive white in bright
areas of the picture, caused by a lower sync level for a channel being received from the antenna or cable.
Press the
or
button to turn this feature On or Off.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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CTI
Press the
button to highlight CTI (Color Transient Improvement). This feature can be used to reduce
the time taken to transition from one color to another. The effect will be seen as sharpening the border
between colors.
Press the
or
button to choose from the Off, Low, Medium or Strong setting.Once the adjustments
are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
Flesh Tone
Press the
button to highlight Flesh Tone. In
some cases, activation of this feature can result
in a more pleasing production of sky and flesh
color.
Press the
or
button to turn this feature On
or Off.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
Adaptive Luma
Press the
button to highlight Adaptive Luma. Large areas of darkness in a picture will result in a lower
Average Picture Level (APL) and the overall picture will look too dark; activation of this feature will raise
the APL to counteract this effect.
Press the or
button to turn this feature On or Off.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (DCR)
Press the
button to highlight Dynamic Contrast Ratio. This feature can be set to On or Off to allow the
TV set to adjust its backlight to display dark and bright scenes with a more vivid or intense quality.
Press the or
button to turn this feature On or Off.
Note: Backlight setting would be disabled if this option is set to On.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.3 DTV / TV Input Audio Adjustment
4.3.1 Volume
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page.
Press the
button to display the AUDIO
ADJUST page.
Press the
button to highlight the Volume
selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the volume
and the menu page will disappear and be replaced
by a small Volume Indicator Bar so you can see
the volume level between the zero and maximum
available levels.
Use the or
button to adjust the level.
The Volume Indicator Bar will also appear when watching a program on your TV is the Volume button on
the remote or the side of the TV is pressed.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.3.2 Bass
Press the
button to highlight the Bass
selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the bass
and the menu page will disappear and be
replaced by a small Bass Indicator Bar, as before,
so you can see the bass level between the zero
and maximum available levels.
Use the
or
button to adjust for bass boost
or attenuation.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.3.3 Treble
Press the
button to highlight the Treble selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the treble and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Treble Indicator Bar, as before, so you can see the treble level between the zero and maximum
available levels.
Use the
or
button to adjust for treble boost or attenuation.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.3.4 Balance
Press the
button to highlight the Balance
selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the balance
and the menu page will disappear and be
replaced by a small Balance Indicator Bar, as
before, so you can see the balance adjustment to
the left or right of the nominal position.
Use the
or
button to adjust the left/right balance.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.3.5 Surround
Press the
button to highlight the Surround selection.
Press the
button to select for the simulated surround sound feature to be On or Off.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.3.6 Digital Audio Out
Press the
button to highlight the Digital Audio Out selection.
Press the or
button to make the proper selection. The options being OFF, Dolby Digital and PCM.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.3.7 Speakers
Press the
button to highlight the Speakers selection.
Press the
button to turn the internal speakers On or Off. You may want to turn-off the internal
speakers when listening to the audio through your Home Theatre System.
4.3.8 Lip Sync
Included with the advanced technology of your TV, a feature which will compensate the shortcomings of
signal transmission called audio sync (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. This feature is built into your set, and it
can be applied to all inputs. To use this feature,
follow the steps below.
Press the MENU key to bring up the OSD.
Using either the
or
button scroll across to
the microphone icon, the Audio menu will be
displayed.
Press either
or
button to scroll either up or
down to Lip Sync.
Press either
or
button to make the appropriated adjustment.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
Note: Lip Sync settings are independent on each channel and signal source.
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4.4 DTV / TV Tuner Setup
When you first used your VW46L FHDTV20A you will have setup your TV for DTV / TV channels using
the Initial Setup screens. If you did not do this or if your setup has changed, you can do this from the TV
TUNER SETUP menu.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.4.1 Tuner Mode
When the MENU button is pressed, the On
Screen Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page.
Press the
button to display the TV page.
Press the
button to highlight the Tuner Mode
selection.
Press the
button to choose Cable or Air
(Antenna) depending upon which equipment you
have attached to the DTV / TV Input.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
4.4.2 Auto Search
Press the
button to highlight the Auto Search
selection.
Press the
button to Auto Search for TV
channels available. The TV will automatically
search for analog and digital channels.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
4.4.3 Skip Channel
After the TV has stored all of the available DTV
channels in memory you will find that some
channels will be too weak to watch comfortably or
they may be channels you do not want to see.
Select the channel you wish to remove, press the
MENU key
.
Press the
buttons to open the TV TUNER
SETUP menu.
Press the
button to highlight SKIP CHANNEL.
Press the
button to select this channel to be
skipped when using the CH+ or CH- button. You
will still be able to select this channel using the
number buttons on the remote control.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.4.4 MTS
This feature allows you, the user to select the different languages in which the signal provider or
broadcaster is transmitting the audio with the program you are watching. This signal is usually or in most
cases Spanish language.
Press the
button as many times as it takes to scroll down to this option and get it highlighted.
Press either or
button to go through the settings of this feature to make your selection.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.4.5 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.
Press the
button to highlight the Time Zone
selection.
Press the
button to select your area.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
4.4.6 Daylight Saving
As for Time Zone, 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.
Press the
button to highlight the Daylight
Saving selection.
Press the
button to select On or Off.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
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4.5 DTV / TV Input Setup
4.5.1 Language
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE adjustment
page. Press the
button until the SETUP page is
displayed.
Press the
button to highlight the Language selection.
The default is English.
Press the
button to select Español or Français.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST
button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.5.2 Sleep Timer
Press the
button to highlight the Sleep Timer
selection.
Press the
button to select the timer to turn-off the TV
in 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST
button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.5.3 Wide
The Wide option is the feature which allows you to
select how your display would be size wise. When in TV
mode; the selections are Normal, Wide, Stretch and
Panoramic views.
Press the
button as many times as it takes to scroll
down to this option and highlight it.
Press either
or
button to make the correct
selection, you will see the screen adjusting to the
different sizes which apply to this feature.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST
button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.5.4 Input Naming
This feature has been added to facilitate you, the
user in identifying or label the input and signal
which is being watched. You could use up to 8
characters; either letters or numbers or
combinations of both.
Press
button to highlight this option.
Press
button to obtain the next screen which
shows the different inputs.
Press
button to select the desired input which
you want to label or name (Examples: VCR,
DVD,.., etc.) it with any name which will make
easier for you to recognize it.
Press the MENU key to go to the first space (_) in
the bracket.
Press either the
or
button and select either
the letter or number belongs to this place.
Press the
button to go to the next space (_) and
again
Using either the
or
button select the second
character of the name given to this Input.
Repeat the last previous two steps until the name
of the input is completed.
Press the MENU key to accept the name of the
input or the LAST key to cancel the setting.
Press the LAST key to go back to the previous
menu when you have finished.
Since you are already in this feature, it is
recommendable to name all the Inputs which are
being used as well as these for which you have an
idea what their name is going to be.
Press the LAST key once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to return to your program if task
has been completed.
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4.5.5 Closed Caption (CC)
When watching regular analog (NTSC) TV, the Analog
CC feature is available in the Setup menu.
Press the
button to highlight the CC (Closed
Caption) selection.
Press the
button to select CC1, CC2, CC3 or CC4.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST
button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
Closed Caption for regular TV is usually CC1 or CC2.
4.5.6 Digital Closed Caption Style (Digital CC Style)
When watching DTV, the Digital CC Style feature is available in the Setup menu.
Press the
button to highlight the Digital CC Style selection.
Press the
button to go to the next screen.
Press either or
button to toggle between the two options: Broadcaster and Custom.
If Custom is selected then you will have the control to customize the way Closed Caption will be displayed
by changing these different parameters to your
like: Font Size (letters size), Font Color (letters
color), Font Opacity (transparency of the letters),
Background Color (color of the background area
where Closed Caption is going to be displayed),
Background Opacity (allows to either see
through at the scene being played or it could be a
solid screen), Window Color (it allows you to
change the color to the area where characters will
be displayed on) and finally Window Opacity
(allows the area surrounding characters to be
changed). There are no recommendations of
setting these parameters since you, the user,
would have your own taste or like of them.
Press the LAST key once to return to the previous screen or repeatedly to return to your program if task
has been completed.
4.5.7 H/V Position
Press the
button to highlight the H/V Position
selection.
Press the
button. A separate menu will appear
with the following H/V Position settings
Note: This feature is available when viewing
digital TV.
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H- Position
Press the
button to highlight the Horizontal Shift selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the horizontal position of the picture.
Use the or
button to adjust the horizontal position.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
V- Position
Press the
button to highlight the Vertical Shift selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the vertical position of the picture.
Use the or
button to adjust the vertical position.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
H-SIZE
Press the
button to highlight the H-Size selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the horizontal size of the picture.
Use the
or
button to adjust the horizontal size.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
V-SIZE
Press the
button to highlight the V-Size selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the vertical size of the picture.
Use the
or
button to adjust the vertical size.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
4.5.8 System Reset
Press the
button to highlight the System Reset
selection.
Press the
button to go to next screen.
Press the
button to select either the Setup Wizard or
Reset All Settings option.
Selecting Setup Wizard brings up the Initial Setup
procedure described on pages 27 through 29.
If Reset All Settings is selected, the TV will reset
features and options to manufacturer’s values.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST
button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
Note: Neither Setup Wizard nor Reset All Setting will
reset the Parental Control password.
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4.6 DTV / TV Input Parental Control
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.
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page.
Press the
button to display the PARENTAL
page.
Press the
button to highlight the PASSWORD
selection.
The Password must be entered before the TV will continue with Parental settings. The default password
set in the factory is 0 0 0 0. If you are going to use the Parental Control feature you should change the
password.
Note: Make sure you write down and store the new password in a secure place.
Neither Setup Wizard nor Reset All Setting option (see page 50) will reset the
password.
4.6.1 Channel Block
Press the
button to highlight the Channel Block
selection.
Press the
button to go to the next screen.
Press the
button to highlight the channel you wish
to block.
Press the MENU button to block the channel.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST
button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.6.2 US TV Rating
Follow the procedure in the previous section to
display the Parental Control menu and then press
the
button to highlight the US TV Rating
selection.
Press the
button and the Block TV Rating
panel will be displayed.
In the Block TV Rating panel you can customize
the program blocking of the following 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 subratings
D – Sexual dialog
L – Adult language
S – Sexual situations
V - Violence
FV – Fantasy violence
Press the
or
button to navigate through the TV rating options.
Press the MENU button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked).
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4.6.3 US Movie Rating
Press the
button to highlight the US Movie
Rating selection.
Press the
button and the Block Movie Rating
panel will be displayed.
In the Block Movie Rating panel you can
customize the program blocking of the following
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
Press the
or
button to navigate through the Movie rating options.
Press the MENU button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked).
4.6.4 Canadian English Rating
Press the
button to highlight the Canadian English Rating selection.
Press the
button and the Block Canadian English Rating panel will be displayed.
In the Block Canadian English Rating panel you
can customize the program blocking of the
following 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
Press the
or
button to navigate through the
Movie rating options.
Press the MENU button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked).
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4.6.5 Canadian French Rating
Press the
button to highlight the Canadian French Rating selection.
Press the
button and the Block Canadian French Rating panel will be displayed.
In the Block Canadian French Rating panel you
can customize the program blocking of the
following 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
Press the or
button to navigate through the
Movie rating options.
Press the MENU button to block (locked) or allow (unlocked).
4.6.6 DTV Rating
This option is designed to update the TV or Movie
table of different ratings for programs being viewed
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. This option works as
follows: Whenever you decide to use the Parental
Control feature and this option has been activated
in your area, the DTV Rating will be a solid color
indicating that an update is available for any rating
tables. After entering the password, the Parental
menu will appear on the screen, and then do the
following.
Observe the status of the DTV Rating. If option is faded out, no update is available (the option is not
activated in your area).
If it is not faded out, press either
or
button to select this option.
Press
button to execute this operation. Please follow the on screen instructions to complete this
procedure.
Press either
or
to select and then adjust any other option in this menu.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
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4.6.7 Block Unrated Programming
Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.6 to
display the Parental Control menu and then press
the
button to highlight the Block Unrated TV
selection.
Press the
button to turn-on or turn-off the
blocking of programming that does not have a
rating.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
4.6.8 Change the Password
Press the
button to highlight the Access Code
Edit selection.
Press the
button and the new Password panel
will be displayed.
Enter the new, 4-digit password using the number
buttons on the remote. Enter it a second time to
confirm you entered it correctly.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD.
Note: Make sure you write down and store the new password in a secure place.
Neither Setup Wizard nor Reset All Setting option (see page 50) will reset the
password.
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4.7 HDMI Input Picture Adjustment
The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same
way for the HDMI Input as for the DTV / TV input
in section 4.2. The menu difference is that there
is no icon along the top for DTV / TV or Parental
Control adjustments.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
4.8 HDMI Input Audio Adjustment
The Audio Adjust menu operates in the same way
for the HDMI Input as for the DTV / TV input in
section 4.3. The menu difference is that there is
no icon along the top for DTV / TV or Parental
Control adjustments.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
4.9 HDMI Input Setup
The Setup menu operates in the same way for the
HDMI Input as for the TV input in section 4.5. The
menu difference is that there is no icon along the
top for DTV / TV or Parental Control adjustments.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
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4.10 Video Input Picture Adjustment
The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same way for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the DTV
/ TV input in section 4.2. The menu difference is
that there is no icon along the top for DTV / TV
adjustments.
4.11 Video Input Audio Adjustment
The Audio Adjust menu operates in the same way
for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the
DTV / TV input in section 4.3. The menu
difference is that there is no icon along the top for
DTV / TV adjustments.
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4.12 Video Input Setup
The Setup menu operates in the same way for
Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for the TV
input in section 4.5. The menu difference is that
there is no icon along the top for TV adjustments.
4.13 Video Input Parental Control
The Parental Control menu operates in the same
way for Video Inputs (Component and AV) as for
the DTV / TV input in section 4.6. The menu
difference is that there is no icon along the top for
DTV / TV adjustments.
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4.14 PC Input Picture Adjustment
The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same way for the PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in section
4.2 for Backlight, Contrast, Brightness and Color Temperature.
4.14.1 Auto Adjust
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page.
Press the
button to highlight the Auto Adjust
selection.
Press the
button for the LCD HDTV to adjust to
the PC signal timing automatically.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
4.14.2 Backlight
Press the
selection.
button to highlight the Backlight
Press the
button to start adjusting the
brightness of the Backlight and the menu page
will disappear and be replaced by a small
Backlight Indicator Bar so you can see the light
level between the minimum and maximum
available levels.
Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Backlight level does not affect the Brightness (black level) or Contrast (white level) of the picture, it
adjusts the lamp current and this affects the overall brilliance of the picture.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.14.3 Brightness
Press the
button to highlight the Brightness selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the brightness and the menu page will disappear and be replaced
by a small Brightness Indicator Bar so you can see the brightness level between the minimum and
maximum available levels.
Use the or
button to adjust the level.
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.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.14.4 Contrast
Press the
button to highlight the Contrast selection.
Press the button to start adjusting the contrast and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Contrast Indicator Bar so you can see the contrast level between the minimum and maximum
available levels.
Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
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.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.14.5 Color Temperature
Press the
button to highlight the option for Color
Temperature selection.
The default is COOL; this is the 9300K setting.
Press the
or
button if you want to choose the
Warm, Normal or Custom option.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
If you choose the Custom option, then a new menu
will be displayed showing the primary color items, Red, Green and Blue.
Press the
button to highlight the color you wish to adjust.
Press the
button to start adjusting the color and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Color (Red, Green or Blue) Indicator Bar as before.
Use the
or
button to adjust the color.
Press the LAST button when finished. Repeat the procedure to adjust the other colors if desired.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.14.6 H-SIZE
Press the
button to highlight the H-Size
selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the horizontal
size of the picture.
Use the
or
button to adjust the horizontal
size.
Once the adjustments are completed press the
LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.14.7 H-Position
Press the
button to highlight the Horizontal Shift
selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the horizontal position of the picture.
Use the
or
button to adjust the horizontal position.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
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4.14.8 V-Position
Press the
button to highlight the Vertical Shift selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the vertical position of the picture.
Use the
or
button to adjust the vertical position.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.14.9 Fine Tune
Press the
button to highlight the Fine Tune selection.
Press the
button to start tuning to the PC signal.
Use the
or
button to adjust the tuning.
Once the adjustments are completed press the LAST button repeatedly to exit the OSD completely.
4.15 PC Input Audio Adjustment
The Audio Adjust menu operates in the same way
for the PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in
section 4.3. The menu difference is that there are
no icons along the top for DTV / TV and Parental
Control adjustments.
4.16 PC Input Setup
The Setup menu operates in the same way for the
PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in section 4.5.
The menu difference is that there is no icon along
the top for TV adjustments and no Closed Caption.
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4.17 Understanding Viewing Features
Your HDTV features four viewing modes. You can switch viewing modes using the remote control; please
see instructions in page 34.
4.17.1 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.
When watching a standard definition 4:3 aspect ratio (1.33:1 source)
the picture will fill the screen but will be stretched horizontally; people
will look fatter than they are.
Stretch Mode
When watching a widescreen program (1.78:1 source) with black bars on
the sides, the display image will stretch the 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.
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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4.17.2 Using a Cable or Satellite Remote
Your VIZIO remote uses codes 11758 and 10178 to work your LCD HDTV. To use a cable or satellite
remote to work the LCD HDTV, refer to your cable or satellite remote user guide for more information on
how to program the remote. If your cable or satellite remote uses a 5-digit code (like most Direct TV
units), first try 11758 and then, if that does not work, 10178. If your cable or satellite remote uses a 4digit code, try 1758 and then 0178 as an alternative. If your cable or satellite remote uses a 3-digit code
(Echostar or Dish Network for example), use code 627.
Note: Some buttons may not function as expected on your cable or satellite remote. Typically power,
volume and mute will work.
Chapter 5 Maintenance and Troubleshooting
5.1 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 cotton 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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5.2 Troubleshooting Guide
If the TV fails or the performance changes dramatically, check the display in accordance with the
following instructions. Remember to check the peripherals to pinpoint the source of the failure. If the
display still fails to perform as expected, contact the VIZIO for assistance by calling 1-(877) 698-4946 or
e-mail us at techsupport@vizio.com.
Problem
Solution
No power.
Make sure the power button is ON (White VIZIO Logo).
Make sure AC power cord is securely connected to the AC socket.
Plug another electrical device (like a radio) to the power outlet to verify that the
outlet is supplying the proper voltage.
No sound.
Check your audio connection
Press MUTE on the remote control, so that mute symbol disappears from the screen
Check your audio settings, your TV audio may be set to SAP, min or speakers off
Press the Volume + (Up) key on your remote control
Make sure that headphones are not connected
If the screen is black.
Check your input connections.
Power is ON but no screen
image.
Make sure the video cable supplied with the TV is secured to the correct video
output port on the back of the VCR and the TV. Make any cable you have attached
to the TV is secured to the correct output your Set-Top Box, DVD, etc.
Adjust brightness and contrast.
Check Source settings.
Wrong or abnormal colors
appear.
If any colors (red, green, or blue) are missing, check the video cable to make sure it
is securely connected.
Control buttons do not work.
Press only one button at a time.
Remote
work.
Make sure batteries are inserted correctly
Batteries could be weak.
Control
does
not
There appears to be image
quality issues.
For best image quality, view HD wide screen programs where possible. If HD
content is not available view “Standard Definition” from a digital source. Standard,
analog TV will always be noticeably inferior to HD because your digital flat panel TV
has video that is many times better than old TV’s and so you can see interference
and deficiencies you did not know you had.
You cannot see a picture.
Make sure that the power cord is plugged into a grounded electrical outlet.
Make sure that the power button is turned on.
Make sure that the selected input source is connected to a working input source.
If your TV is connected to your computer in RGB or HDMI mode, press any key on
your keyboard to “wake” your computer.
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 TV to
another location to see if this is the cause of the problem.
The picture has abnormal
patterns.
Make sure that the input source cable is attached securely and correctly to the back
of your TV.
Make sure that the video input source is within the range of your TV. Compare the
video input source’s specifications with your TV specifications.
The display image does not
If you are using RGB mode, make sure that H Size and V Position in the On Screen
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Problem
Solution
cover the entire screen.
Display (OSD) are set correctly.
If you are using TV, AV-C, AV-S or Component with 480i input, please follow the
instructions on page 32 on how to scroll through various screen modes.
You can see a picture but you
cannot hear sound.
Make sure that the volume is not turned down.
Make sure that the sound is not muted.
Make sure that your audio input source cables are connected securely and correctly.
The TV has pixels that are
always dark or colored.
Your LCD HDTV is manufactured using an extremely high level of precision
technology, however, sometimes some pixels of your LCD 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 LCD 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.
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 loudness 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, Component, HDMI and TV).
Tips for High-Definition Users.
The LCD HDTV is an ideal platform for viewing High Definition Content.
Best Image Quality will be achieved by the HDMI Input, then YPbPr, then RGB.
However, due to variances in broadcast practices, it is possible some image
distortions can occur.
Tips for Letterbox Content
Users.
Letterboxed (or “Widescreen”) versions of DVD movies are most commonly
formatted for standard 4:3 Televisions. The LCD HDTV has the capability of
expanding this content so the entire screen is filled at the expense of image
accuracy. Follow the instructions in page 32.
5.3 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 e-mail or phone.
E-mail: techsupport@vizio.com
Tel: 877-698-4946 Fax: 949-585-9563
Hours of operations:
6:00am – 9:00pm PST Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm PST Saturday – Sunday
Please have your VIZIO model number, serial number and date of purchase available before you call.
VIZIO
39 Tesla
Irvine CA 92618, USA
Tel: (949) 428-2525 Fax: (949) 585-9514
Web: www.VIZIO.com
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5.4 Compliance
Caution: Always use a power cable that is properly grounded. Please use the AC cords listed below for
each area.
USA
UL
Canada CSA
Germany
VDE
UK
BASE/BS
Japan Electric Appliance Control Act
5.5 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
6.1 Specifications
Specifications
Product specifications may change without notice or obligation.
Panel
46” Diagonal, 16:9 Aspect Ratio (45.99” Viewable)
Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
Pixel (Dot) Pitch
0.530 mm (H) x 0.530 mm (V)
Display/Signal
Compatibility
1080p (FHDTV), 720p (HDTV), 480i (SDTV), 480p (EDTV), 1080i (HDTV)
Colors
16.77 Million (8-bit)
Brightness
550 cd/m2 (typical)
Contrast
2000 : 1 (typical), 10000:1 w/ DCR
Viewing Angle
Up to 178° (horizontal and vertical)
Inputs
1x Co-axial RF (ATSC/QAM/NTSC)
3x v1.3 HDMI™** with HDCP,1 with Stereo Audio RCA
2x Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio
1x RGB PC plus Stereo Audio
1x Composite Video /S-Video plus Stereo Audio
Outputs
1x SPDIF Digital Audio (Optical). 1x Stereo Analog Audio
Features
Full HD, CC, V-Chip, 3D Comb Filter, Motion Adaptive De-Interlace, 3:2 or 2:2 Reverse Pulldown, ATSC, with 8VSB & QAM demodulation, with MPEG-2 decoding, NTSC Video decoding
via RF (Antenna or Cable) or Video (CVBS, S-Video or Component), Progressive Scan Video
via Component YPbPr, VGA or HDMI, HDTV via HDMI or Component YPbPr, Computer
640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1920x 1080 via VGA or HDMI, Color Temperature of 6500K,
5400K and 9300K(Default), Independent Red, Green and Blue adjustment for user fine tuning
of color temperature, Sound Enhancement,
Speakers
Built-in, 2x10W
Panel Life
50,000 hours to half the original brightness
Power
Input
IEC Connector for direct power line connection
Voltage Range
100 ~ 240Vac at 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
130W (Avg), 0.4W (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
44.3” W X 30.5” H X 9.7” D with stand
44.3” W X 29.4” H X 4.0” D without stand
Net Weight
61.3lbs with stand; 59.1lbs without stand
Gross Weight
75.18lbs
Certifications
CSA/CSA-US, FCC Class B, ICE-003, BETS-7
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6.2 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). The 1080P is the latest best quality picture display at the present time.
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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6.3 Index
A Accessories, 5
Adjustments
Selecting the Screen Size, 34, 63, 70
Stepping through TV Channels, 34
Volume, 9, 34, 66
Advanced Video Features
Adaptive Luma, 41
Black Level Extender, 40
CTI (Color Transient Improvement, 41
DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction, 40
Flesh Tone, 41
White Peak Limiter, 40
C Cleaning your VIZIO TV, 65
Coax (RF)
Connecting for DTV, 14
Connecting your Basic Set Top Box, 18
Component
Connecting your DVD Player, 21
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 17
Composite (AV)
Connecting your Basic Set-Top Box, 18
Connecting your DVD Player, 22
Controls
Front Panel, 9
Side Panel, 9
D DTV
Audio Adjustment, 42
Parental Control, 51
Picture Adjustment, 36
Special Features, 47
Tuner Setup, 45
DTV Audio Adjust
Balance, 43
Bass, 42
Simulated Surround Sound, 43
Speakers On/Off, 43
Treble, 43
DTV Picture Adjust
Advanced Video, 40
Backlight, 37, 59
Brightness, 37, 59
Color, 38
Color Temperature, 39, 60
Contrast, 38, 60
Picture Mode, 36
Sharpness, 39
Tint, 38
DTV Special Features
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Closed Caption, 49
Language, 47
Reset, 50
Sleep Timer, 47
DTV Tuner Setup
Auto Search, 45
Daylight Saving, 46
Skip Channel, 45
Time Zone, 46
Tuner Mode, 45
DVI
Connecting your DVD Player, 20
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 16
G Glossary, 70
H HDMI
Connecting your DVD Player, 19
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 15
HDMI Input
Audio Adjustment, 56
Picture Adjustment, 56
Setup, 56
I Inputs
Antenna, 3
Connectors, 13
Rear Label, 10
Installation
Base removal, 6
Preparation, 5
Safetey Strap, 5
Wall Mounting, 5, 6, 27
O OSD
Brightness Adjustment, 69
Color Adjustment, 13
Contrast Adjustment, 69
Outputs
Using 5.1 Surround with a Home Theatre System, 24
P Parental Control
Block Unrated Programming, 55
Canadian English Rating, 53
Canadian French Rating, 54
Channel Block, 51
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Movie Rating, 53
Password change, 55
TV Rating, 52
PC Input
Audio Adjustment, 62
Picture Adjustment, 59
Setup, 62
PC Picture Adjust
Auto Adjust, 59
Fine Tune, 61
H/V Position, 49
Horizontal Position, 50, 61
Horizontal Size, 50, 61
Vertical Position, 50, 61
PC Resolutions, 26
R Remote
Batteries, 12
Range, 12
Remote Control
Using your Cable or Satellite Remote to Operate your
VIZIO TV, 64
RGB
Connecting your PC, 25
S Screen Size explanation, 63
S-Video
Connecting your DVD Player, 22
Connecting your VCR, 23
Connecting your Video Camera, 23
TV Audio Adjust
Balance, 43
Bass, 42
Simulated Surround Sound, 43
Speakers On/Off, 43
Treble, 43
TV Picture Adjust
Advanced Video, 40
Backlight, 37, 59
Brightness, 37, 59
Color, 38
Color Temperature, 39, 60
Contrast, 38, 60
Picture Mode, 36
Sharpness, 39
Tint, 38
TV Special Features
Closed Caption, 49
Language, 47
Reset, 50
Sleep Timer, 47
TV Tuner Setup, 45
Auto Search, 45
Skip Channel, 45
Tuner Mode, 45
V Video Input
Audio Adjustment, 57
Auto Phase, 58
Parental Control, 58
Picture Adjustment, 57
Setup, 57
W T Technical Specifications, 69
Troubleshooting Guide, 66
TV
Audio Adjustment, 42
Parental Control, 51
Picture Adjustment, 36
Special Features, 47
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Watching TV
Basic Adjustments, 34
Basic connections, 27
First Startup, 27
Getting your Programs, 33
Program Information, 34
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VIZIO 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 8:00AM to 4:00PM 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.
What Is 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
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levels, is not covered by this 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.
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.
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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 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 one-year 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 onsite 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.
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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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