Vizio VW26L - 26 Inch LCD HDTV User manual

VIZIO VW26L HDTV10F User Manual
Dear VIZIO Customer,
Congratulations on your new VIZIO VW26L High
Definition 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 VW26L High
Definition Television.
For assistance, please call 949-668-0588 or email us at techsupport@vinc.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 VW26L
HDTV10F 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 VW26L.
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VIZIO is a registered trademark of V, Inc.
HDMI logo and “High Definition Multimedia Interface” are registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN DESIGNED AND TESTED FOR COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATORY SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS
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 avoid the risk of electric shock or component damage, switch off the power before connecting other components to the VW26L LCD
HDTV.
Unplug the power cord before cleaning the VW26L LCD HDTV. A damp cloth is sufficient for cleaning the VW26L LCD HDTV. 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 VW26L LCD HDTV from an area of low temperature to an area of high temperature, condensation may form on the
housing. Do not turn on the VW26L LCD HDTV immediately after this to avoid causing fire, electric shock or component damage.
Do not place the VW26L LCD HDTV on an unstable cart, stand, or table. If the VW26L LCD HDTV 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 VW26L LCD
HDTV.
A distance of at least 3 feet should be maintained between the VW26L LCD HDTV 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 VW26L LCD
HDTV and to protect it from overheating, be sure these openings are not blocked or covered. Do not place the VW26L LCD HDTV in a
bookcase or cabinet unless proper ventilation is provided.
Never push any object into the slot on the VW26L LCD HDTV 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 VW26L LCD HDTV.
The VW26L LCD HDTV should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the label. If you are not sure of the type of
power supplied to your home, consult your dealer or local power company.
The power cable must be replaced when using different voltage from that specified in the User Manual. For more information, contact
your dealer.
The VW26L LCD HDTV is equipped with a three-pronged grounded plug, a plug with a third (grounding) pin. This plug will fit only
into a grounded power outlet 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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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 lightening storm or when it will not be used for long period of time. This will protect the VW26L LCD HDTV
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.
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 avoid 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 VW26L LCD HDTV.
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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.
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Television Antenna Connection Protection
External Television Antenna Grounding
If an outside antenna/satellite dish or cable system is to be connected to the TV, make sure that the
antenna or cable system is electrically grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and
static charges.
Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPSA 70, provides information with regard to proper
grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge
unit, size of the grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes, and requirements of the grounding electrode.
Lightning Protection
For added protection of the TV during a lightning storm or when it is left unattended or unused for long
periods of time, unplug the TV from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system.
Power Lines
Do not locate the antenna near overhead light or power circuits, or where it could fall into such power
lines or circuits.
Remember, the screen of the coaxial cable is intended to be connected to earth in the building
installation.
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Opening the Package
Your VIZIO VW26L HDTV10F 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 VW26L HDTV10F is in good condition and that all of the accessories are included.
The screen 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 VW26L HDTV10F
VIZIO Remote Control
Power Cord
VIZIO Bezel and Screen Cleaning Cloth
This User Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Registration Card
VIZIO Warranty and Repair Information
VIP Services Brochure
Additional Certified Accessories for the VIZIO
VW26L HDTV10F are sold separately
Wall Mounts
High Definition Cables
Extra or replacement Remote
VIZIO also offers Installation Services and Extended Warranty Services for your VIZIO VW26L HDTV10F
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)
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Installation Preparation
Please read this user manual carefully before installing your VIZIO HDTV.
The power consumption of the TV is about 105W, 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.
Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting
The VIZIO VW26L can either be kept on the stand base or mounted on the wall for viewing. If you
choose to mount the VW26L 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 VW26L.
2. Place the VW26L face down on a soft and
flat surface (blanket, foam, cloth, etc) to
prevent any damage to the TV.
3. Remove the four (4) screws holding the
base to the VW26L.
4. Carefully remove the stand base.
5. After the stand base is removed, the
brackets or plate; supplied with the wall
mounting hardware, must be screwed in
place by using the four mounting holes
patterned at 100mm apart horizontally and
100mm apart vertically.
6. Use four (4) bolts or screws (Specs: M4,
8mm long, 0.7 pitch); usually supplied by
the wall mount manufacturer to do the
attachment of the mounting brackets or
plate.
VIZIO offers professional installation services. Please contact VIZIO for more information on these
services at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623) or www.VIZIO.com.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections .................................................................. 8
1.1 Front Panel..........................................................................................................................................................8
1.2 Right Side Panel Controls ...................................................................................................................................8
1.3 Left Side Connections .........................................................................................................................................8
1.4 Rear Panel Connections .....................................................................................................................................9
1.5 VIZIO Remote Control.......................................................................................................................................10
1.5.1 Insertion of Batteries in the Remote Control ..............................................................................................12
1.5.2 Remote Control Range ..............................................................................................................................12
1.5.3 VIZIO Remote Control Precautions ...........................................................................................................12
Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment .................................................................................. 13
2.1 Which Video Connection Should I Use?............................................................................................................13
2.2 Coaxial (RF) ......................................................................................................................................................14
2.2.1 Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for DTV............................................................................................14
2.2.2 Using Your Antenna or Cable for TV .........................................................................................................15
2.2.3 Using the Antenna or Cable through your VCR .........................................................................................15
2.3 Connecting Your HDTV Set-Top Box ................................................................................................................16
2.3.1 Using HDMI ...............................................................................................................................................16
2.3.2 Using Component Video............................................................................................................................18
2.4 Connecting Your Basic Set-Top Box .................................................................................................................19
2.4.1 Using Composite Video .............................................................................................................................19
2.4.2 Using Coax (RF) ........................................................................................................................................19
2.5 Connecting Your DVD Player ............................................................................................................................20
2.5.1 Using HDMI ...............................................................................................................................................20
2.5.2 Using Component Video............................................................................................................................21
2.5.3 Using S-Video (AV2)..................................................................................................................................22
2.5.4 Using Composite (AV) Video .....................................................................................................................22
2.6 Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera ...........................................................................................................23
2.7 Connecting Connecting a PC Computer ...........................................................................................................23
2.7.1 Preset PC Resolutions...............................................................................................................................24
2.7.2 Using a PC ................................................................................................................................................24
Chapter 3 Setting Up to Watch Television...................................................................25
3.1 Basic LCD HDTV Start Up ................................................................................................................................25
3.2 Watching a TV Program ....................................................................................................................................27
3.3 Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings .........................................................................................................................27
3.4 Program Information..........................................................................................................................................28
3.5 Information on HDTV Status .............................................................................................................................28
Chapter 4 Advanced Adjustment of HDTV...................................................................29
4.1 Using the On Screen Display (OSD) .................................................................................................................29
4.2 DTV / TV Input Picture Adjustment....................................................................................................................30
4.2.1 Picture Mode .............................................................................................................................................30
4.2.2 Backlight ....................................................................................................................................................30
4.2.3 Contrast .....................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.4 Brightness..................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.5 Sharpness .................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.6 Color ..........................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.7 Tint.............................................................................................................................................................32
4.2.8 Color Temperature.....................................................................................................................................32
4.2.9 Advanced Setting ......................................................................................................................................33
4.3 DTV / TV Input Audio Adjustment......................................................................................................................34
4.3.1 Volume ......................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.2 Treble ........................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.3 Bass...........................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.4 Balance......................................................................................................................................................35
4.3.5 Surround....................................................................................................................................................35
4.4 TV Setup ...........................................................................................................................................................35
4.4.1 TV Input .....................................................................................................................................................35
4.4.2 Auto Search...............................................................................................................................................35
4.4.3 Skip Channel .............................................................................................................................................36
4.4.4 Time Zone .................................................................................................................................................36
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4.4.5 Daylight Saving..........................................................................................................................................36
4.5 DTV / TV Input Parental Control........................................................................................................................36
4.5.1 Channel Block ...........................................................................................................................................36
4.5.2 TV Rating...................................................................................................................................................38
4.5.3 Movie Rating..............................................................................................................................................38
4.5.4 Blocked Unrated Programming..................................................................................................................39
4.5.5 Change the Password ...............................................................................................................................39
4.6 Input Setup ........................................................................................................................................................40
4.6.1 Language...................................................................................................................................................40
4.6.2 Sleep Timer ...............................................................................................................................................40
4.6.3 Wide Format ..............................................................................................................................................40
4.6.4 Analog Closed Caption ..............................................................................................................................41
4.6.5 Digital Closed Caption ...............................................................................................................................41
4.6.6 Digital Closed Caption Style ......................................................................................................................41
4.6.7 Reset All Settings ......................................................................................................................................41
4.7 HDMI Input Picture Adjustment .........................................................................................................................42
4.8 HDMI Input Audio Adjustment ...........................................................................................................................42
4.9 HDMI Input Setup..............................................................................................................................................42
4.10 Video Input Picture Adjustment .......................................................................................................................43
4.11 Video Input Audio Adjustment .........................................................................................................................43
4.12 Video Input Setup............................................................................................................................................43
4.13 Video Input Parental Control ...........................................................................................................................44
4.14 PC Input Picture Adjustment ...........................................................................................................................44
4.14.1 Auto Adjust ..............................................................................................................................................44
4.14.2 Backlight ..................................................................................................................................................44
4.14.3 Contrast ...................................................................................................................................................44
4.14.4 Brightness................................................................................................................................................45
4.14.5 Color Temperature...................................................................................................................................45
4.14.6 H-SIZE.....................................................................................................................................................46
4.14.7 H. Position ...............................................................................................................................................46
4.14.8 V. Position ...............................................................................................................................................46
4.14.9 Fine Tune ................................................................................................................................................46
4.15 PC Input Audio Adjustment .............................................................................................................................46
4.16 PC Input Setup ................................................................................................................................................46
4.17 Understanding Viewing Modes........................................................................................................................47
4.17.1 Setting the Sleep Timer ...........................................................................................................................48
4.18 Using a Cable or Satellite Remote ..................................................................................................................48
Chapter 5 Maintenance and Troubleshooting............................................................. 48
5.1 Maintenance......................................................................................................................................................48
5.2 Troubleshooting Guide ......................................................................................................................................49
5.3 Telephone & Technical Support ........................................................................................................................50
5.4 Compliance .......................................................................................................................................................51
5.5 FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement ......................................................................................................51
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information ...........................................................................52
6.1 Specifications ....................................................................................................................................................52
6.2 Glossary – Standard Definitions ........................................................................................................................53
6.3 Index .................................................................................................................................................................54
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Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections
1.1 Front Panel
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.
Power ‘HDTV’ light – When plugged into your power outlet,
the HDTV name on the stand will glow red when the HDTV is
powered off.
1.2 Right Side Panel Controls
Power (
) – Switch the VW26L on by pressing the button
once. Press the button again to the VW26L off.
MENU – This button activates the On Screen Display (OSD). If
a sub-menu is active, pressing this button will return to the
previous menu level.
CH +/- (▲/▼) – 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.
VOL +/- (◄/►) – 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 – Repeated pressing of this buttons steps through the
input sources in the following sequence: TV, AV1, AV2 (SVideo or Video), Component 1, Component 2, HDMI 1, HDMI 2,
and RGB. Once you have stepped through the entire sequence,
you will return to the beginning.
Additionally, when the OSD is active, this button confirms the
menu function to be adjusted. When the OSD is not active,
pressing this button will display the current input mode.
1.3 Left Side Connections
1.
2.
3.
AV2 In – Connect the secondary source for composite
video devices, such as a VCR or video game. Use the
white and red connectors to connect the external audio
from the same source. The orange color band on the
side of the TV indicates this connection. The S-Video, if
connected, will take priority over AV1 RCA connector.
Headphone – Connect your headphone here.
SERVICE – This custom communication port is for factory
service only.
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1.4 Rear Panel Connections
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AC IN – Plug-in the supplied AC Power Cord here.
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. Your VIZIO Certified HDMI cables are available for purchase from
www.VIZIO.com or by calling 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
HDMI 2 – Connect the 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. 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).
RGB PC – Connect the video and audio from a computer here. The blue color band on the
rear of the TV indicates this connection.
COMPONENT (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.
DTV – Connect to an antenna or digital cable (out-of-the-wall, not from Cable Box) for Digital
TV.*
AV1 In – Connect the primary source for composite video devices, such as a VCR or video
game. Use the white and red connectors to connect the external audio from the same source.
The yellow color band on the rear of the TV indicates this connection.
* For digital TV stations in your area visit www.antennaweb.org.
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1.5 VIZIO Remote Control
Remote LED – Blinks when the remote operates.
POWER – Press this button to turn the TV on from the Standby mode.
Press it again to return to the Standby mode.
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.
- (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.
CH (+ or -) – These buttons change the channels up or down.
LAST – This button recalls the previously viewed channel.
MUTE – This button turns the sound on and off. VOL (+ or -) – These
buttons turn the volume up or down.
MENU – Use this button for the On-Screen Display (OSD) menus.
INFO – This button displays the image and system information display.
GUIDE – This button displays program information. Note: this button is
only functional for DTV.
EXIT – This button exits the On-Screen Display (OSD) menus.
- These buttons navigate the On-Screen Display (OSD).
OK – Use this button to select your chosen option in On-Screen Display
(OSD) menus.
NOTE:
Your Remote Control may
look like this.
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WIDE – This button cycles through the available screen formats. The options for SD (Standard Definition
4:3) are Normal and Panoramic. . The options for HD (High Definition 16:9) and RGB PC are 4:3 and
16:9.
SLEEP – This button allows the user to select the sleep options by
adjusting the timer for 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
MTS – This button will select the MTS options of Stereo, SAP or Mono in
TV mode and alternate audio channels, where available, in DTV mode.
CC – This button will select the Closed Caption mode. The options are
OFF, CC1, CC2, CC3 or CC4.
TV – Press this button to select TV.
AV – Repeated pressing of this button will switch between AV1 (Composite,
yellow RCA) and AV2 (Composite, yellow RCA and S-Video) inputs.
COMPONENT – Press this button to select the Component (YPbPr) input.
HDMI – Repeated pressing of this button will switch between HDMI 1 and
HDMI 2 inputs.
ZOOM (- and +) – These buttons have no effect because this function is
not available on this HDTV.
FREEZE – This button has no effect because this function is not available
on this HDTV.
RGB – This button selects an RGB Analog component such as a PC.
PIP – This button has no effect because this function is not available on
this HDTV.
PIP CH (- and +) – These buttons have no effect because this function is
not available on this HDTV.
AUDIO – This button has no effect because this function is not available on
this HDTV.
PIP INPUT – This button has no effect because this function is not
available on this HDTV.
PIP SIZE – This button has no effect because this function is not available
on this HDTV.
MODE – Use this button to change the picture mode from Custom,
Standard, Movie and Game.
SWAP – This button has no effect because this function is not available on
this HDTV.
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1.5.1 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 form children and pets.
1.5.2 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 26 feet (8 meters) from the front of the receiver
window, about 13 feet (4 meters) when 30° to the left and right, 20° up and down.
1.5.3 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 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 VW26L has six different ways to connect your video equipment from a basic connection to the
most advanced for digital displays.
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
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.
Good
(analog)
Red
S-Video (AV2) - 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.
Good
(analog)
Yellow
and
Orange
Composite (AV1/2) - The complete video signal is
carried through this single pin connector. This is the
most commonly used video connection.
Connection
Quality (type)
Best
(digital)
Best
(digital)
-----------Good
(analog)
Best
(analog)
Better
(analog)
Connector
Note: For more info refer to the Quick Start Guide
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2.2 Coaxial (RF)
2.2.1 Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for DTV
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the power to the HDTV.
Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or digital cable (outof-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)
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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
Hwww.antennaweb.orgH for detailed information.
Make sure the antenna and coaxial cable are correctly grounded.
For Professional antenna installation contact us at Hwww.VIZIO.comH or
call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623).
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2.2.2 Using Your Antenna or Cable for TV
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn off the power to the HDTV.
Connect the coaxial (RF) connector from your antenna or cable (out-of-thewall, not from the Cable Box) to the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA connector
at the rear of the HDTV
Turn on the power to the HDTV.
Select TV using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or
directly by pressing the TV button on the Remote Control.
2.2.3 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 that is 10 meters.
See Hwww.VIZIO.comH or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box (Best):
1.
2.
3.
4.
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 1 Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI 1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note:
a)
b)
c)
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The HDMI 1 and HDMI 2 inputs on the HDTV supports High-bandwidth Digital
Content Protection (HDCP). HDCP encrypts the transmission between the video
source and the digital display for added security and protection.
If you are already using the HDMI 1 input for other equipment you can use the
HDMI 2 input.
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 HDMI2 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 2 input (white area) at the rear of the
HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI 2 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note: The HDMI Input is for HD Video and will only support 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768 and 1366x768
at 60Hz from a PC. Use the RGB PC input for a greater selection of PC formats.
Note:
a)
b)
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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.
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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 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 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 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 input (green color
area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
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.
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 AV1 group (yellow
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 AV1 input
(yellow color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and Set-Top Box.
Select AV1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
2.4.2 Using Coax (RF)
1.
2.
3.
4.
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 (below the WIDE button) on the Remote Control.
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
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 VW26L for optimal results.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable available up to 10 meters.
See Hwww.VIZIO.comH or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
Connecting your DVD Player (Best):
1.
2.
3.
4.
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 1 Input (white color
area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select HDMI 1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side
of the HDTV, or directly by pressing the HDMI button on the
Remote Control.
For DVD Players with DVI:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user
manual for more information about the
video output requirements of the product.
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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 2 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 2 input (white
area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and your
DVD player.
Select HDMI 2 using the INPUT button on
the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly
by pressing the HDMI button on the Remote.
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2.5.2 Using Component Video
Connecting your DVD Player (Better):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
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 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 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 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 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.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user
manual for more information about the
video output requirements of the product.
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2.5.3 Using S-Video (AV2)
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 AV2
group on the side 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 AV2 input on the
side of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select AV2 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
2.5.4 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 color) connector on your
DVD player to the Video (yellow color) connector in
the AV1 group (yellow 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 AV1 group (yellow color area).
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD Player.
Select AV1 using the INPUT button on the remote or
side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
Note:
a)
b)
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as you are not already using it for the S-Video input.
Refer to your DVD player user manual for more information
about the video output requirements of the product.
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2.6 Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera
1.
2.
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 AV2 group
on the 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 AV2 input on the side of the
HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and VCR or Video
Camera.
Select AV2 using the INPUT button on the remote or
side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
3.
4.
5.
Note: Refer to your VCR or Video Camera user manual for more
information about the video output requirements of the product.
2.7 Connecting Connecting a PC Computer
1.
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.
Turn on the HDTV and PC Computer.
Select RGB using the INPUT button
on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing the RGB button on the Remote.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Note:
a)
b)
For the best picture quality when connecting a pc computer through RGB PC, set
your pc computer timing mode to VESA 1366x768 at 60Hz. Please refer to the pc
or graphic card’s user guide for additional information on how to set the timing
mode and the video output requirements of the product.
A RGB (VGA) cable and stereo mini jack cable are not included and can be
purchased at an electronics store.
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2.7.1 Preset PC 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
75
46.9
75
P
P
49.500
800x600
85
53.7
85.06
P
P
56.250
1024x768
60
48.4
60.01
N
N
65.000
1024x768
75
60.0
75.03
P
P
78.750
*1366x768
60
47.7
60.00
P
N
85.500
NOTES: N = Negative, P = Positive, * = Primary (Native) Mode
2.7.2 Using a PC
If connecting to a PC through the RGB PC input, set the TV timing mode to VESA 1366x768 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 above for the factory preset resolutions.
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Chapter 3 Setting Up to Watch Television
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 ~ 23 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 (Red) button on the remote control.
4. Select Input Source
Select the Input Source for the HDTV by pressing the INPUT
button on the side of the TV or using the Input button on the
remote control. Pressing this button will cycle you through the
following options: TV, AV1, AV2, Component, RGB, HDMI1 and
HDMI2.
5. Using DTV and TV with an Antenna or Cable
At first power on, the HDTV will have the DTV/TV input selected
and will guide through some setup screens. If it is not the first
time the HDTV has been powered on, you will need to select TV
using the INPUT button on the remote control or the side of the
HDTV, or directly by pressing the TV button on the remote control,
and Auto Scan for the available TV channels.
Note: If you do not see this option within the OSD, you might have selected the wrong input in the
previous steps and you will need to repeat step 4 (above) to select the correct input source.
a. The screen will show the first
Initial Setup OSD panel.
Press the OK button on the
remote control.
b. The Language choice screen will
be displayed; the default English
option is highlighted. If you wish
to change the OSD language to
Français or Español, press the
button on the remote control to
select the language you want.
Press the
button on the
remote to go to the next screen.
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c.
The TV Input screen will be
displayed; default choice is
Antenna. If you are using Cable,
press the
button to highlight
CABLE.
Press the
button on the
remote to go to the next screen.
d. The Channel Scan screen will be
displayed; default choice is Scan.
Press the OK 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 OK
button.
e. 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.
f.
When finished, the Complete
screen will be displayed to
informed that the HDTV has
completed the Initial Setup.
Press the OK button on the
remote control to exit and begin
watching TV.
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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 red light on the HDTV
logo on the stand will turn off. It can take up to 10 seconds before the picture appears.
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 +/- 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.
3.3 Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings
Volume
To increase the volume, press and hold the VOL+ or VOL- button 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 WIDE
button on the remote control to switch among the modes.
Fore more information see Section 4.17 - Understanding Viewing Modes, on page 47.
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3.4 Program Information
Press the GUIDE button on the remote and program information for the channel you are watching will be
displayed on the screen.
Press the
or
button to scroll up or down the channels. Each time you pause at a channel, the
program list will update with the program schedule for the channel. Press the GUIDE button to exit this
feature.
3.5 Information on HDTV Status
When you change TV channels or inputs, or press the INFO button on the remote, 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
Closed Caption
is available
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Audio is Stereo
TV Channel
Number
Station Name: provided
by Broadcaster
ATSC HDTV (High Definition TV)
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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, Audio, Setup, TV and Parental Controls. The main
menu options may very 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.
1.
2.
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
Audio
TV
Parental Controls
Setup
3.
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.
4.
Press the
button on the remote control or the VOL – button on the side of the HDTV to
begin adjustment of the item.
Press OK when finished.
Repeat steps 2 through 5 to adjust additional options within this menu.
Once the adjustments are completed press the MENU button repeatedly to exit the OSD
completely.
5.
6.
7.
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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.
If Standard, Movie or Game is chosen for the
Picture Mode, then the only Picture Adjustments
available for you are for the Backlight and
Advanced Video; the rest are preset.
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.
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4.2.3 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.
4.2.4 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.
4.2.5 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.
4.2.6 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.
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4.2.7 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
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 (6500K) or Warm (5400K) option.
Normal is best for viewing TV Programs and
Movies.
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 OK button when finished. Repeat the
procedure to adjust the other colors if desired.
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4.2.9 Advanced Setting
Press the
button to highlight the option for
Advanced Video selection and press the OK
button. 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.
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.
Peak White Limiter
Press the
button to highlight Peak White 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.
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.
Color Enhancement
Press the
button to highlight Color Enhancement. 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.
Dynamic Contrast
Press the
button to highlight Dynamic Contrast. 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.
Dynamic Backlight
Press the
button to highlight Dynamic Backlight. This feature adjusts the backlight level automatically
according to the picture content. Press the
or
button to turn this feature On or Off. When this
feature is activated the manual backlight adjustment is disabled.
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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.
4.3.2 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.
4.3.3 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.
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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.
4.3.5 Surround
Press the
Press the
button to highlight the Surround selection.
button to select for the simulated surround sound feature to be On or Off.
4.4 TV Setup
When you first used your VW26L 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.
4.4.1 TV Input
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 TV Input
selection.
Press the
button to choose Cable or Air
(Antenna) depending upon which equipment you
have attached to the DTV / TV Input.
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.
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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 and
buttons to open the TV TUNER SETUP menu and then
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.
4.4.4 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 Auto Search
selection.
Press the
button to select your area.
4.4.5 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.
4.5 DTV / TV Input Parental Control
4.5.1 Channel Block
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.
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.
The Reset All Settings feature (see page 37) does NOT reset the password.
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Press the
button to highlight the Channel
Block selection.
Press the
button to turn it on or off.
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4.5.2 TV Rating
Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.5.1 to display the Parental Control menu and then press
the
button to highlight the 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 – Sexual dialog
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
(locked) or allow (unlocked).
button to block
4.5.3 Movie Rating
Press the
button to highlight the 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
(locked) or allow (unlocked).
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4.5.4 Blocked Unrated Programming
Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.5.1
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.
4.5.5 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.
Note: Make sure you write down and store the new password in a secure place.
The Reset All Settings feature (see page 37) does NOT reset the password.
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4.6 Input Setup
4.6.1 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 Français or Español.
4.6.2 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.
4.6.3 Wide Format
Press the
button to highlight the Wide Format
selection. Press the
button if you wish to change the default screen format to one of the following:
SD Programming
4:3 (Traditional TV)
16:9 (Digital TV and Movies)
Panoramic (Stretch the left and right sides of the picture to fill the screen)
HD Programming
4:3 (Traditional TV)
16:9 (Digital TV and Movies)
RGB (PC)
4:3 (Traditional TV)
16:9 (Digital TV and Movies)
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4.6.4 Analog Closed Caption
When watching regular analog (NTSC) TV, the Analog CC feature is available in the Setup menu.
Press the
button to highlight the Analog CC selection.
Press the
button to select CC1, CC2, CC3 or CC4. Closed Caption for regular TV is usually CC1
or CC2.
4.6.5 Digital Closed Caption
When watching DTV, the Digital CC feature is available in the Setup menu.
Press the
button to highlight the Digital CC selection.
Press the
button to select Service 1.
4.6.6 Digital Closed Caption Style
When selecting Digital Closed Caption you are
also able to customize the look of the Closed
Caption.
Press the
button to highlight the Digital CC
Style selection. The default is Broadcast which
means the style is the same as the broadcast
channel has chosen for transmission.
Press the
button to select Custom.
The Custom page allows you to change the font
size and color, the background color, and the
transparency of the Closed Caption.
4.6.7 Reset All Settings
Press the
button to highlight the Reset All
Settings selection.
Press the
button to reset the TV to the default
factory settings.
Note: This does NOT reset the Parental Control
Password.
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4.7 HDMI Input
Adjustment
Picture
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.
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.
4.9 HDMI Input Setup
The Setup menu operates in the same way for the
HDMI Input as for the TV input in section 4.4. The
menu difference is that there is no icon along the
top for DTV / TV or Parental Control adjustments.
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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.
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 4.4. The menu difference is that
there is no icon along the top for TV adjustments.
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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 4.7. The menu
difference is that there is no icon along the top for
DTV / TV adjustments.
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.
4.14.2 Backlight
Press the
button to highlight the Backlight selection.
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.
4.14.3 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.
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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.
4.14.4 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.
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 Normal or Custom option.
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 OK button when finished. Repeat the
procedure to adjust the other colors if desired.
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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
the horizontal size.
or
button to adjust
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
adjust the horizontal position.
or
button to
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
the vertical position.
or
button to adjust
4.14.9 Fine Tune
Press the
Press the
button to highlight the Fine Tune selection.
button to start tuning the to the PC signal. Use the
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 4.4.
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 Modes
4:3 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).
16:9 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.
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.
Note: Viewing modes are saved based on input. For example, you lasted watched a DVD in
widescreen mode and then watched TV in standard mode. When you switch back to DVD input, the
viewing mode will return to widescreen.
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4.17.1 Setting the Sleep Timer
The Sleep Timer lets you set a time delay to turn off the LCD HDTV automatically.
To set the Sleep Timer using the remote control:
1.
Press the SLEEP button on the remote control. The Sleep Timer appears in the center of
you screen.
2.
Press the SLEEP button one or more times to select the time you want. The choices are 30,
60, 90 or 120 minutes.
To turn off the sleep time using the remote control, press the SLEEP button repeatedly until Off appears
on the screen.
4.18 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 the VIZIO soft cloth (included) 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 the VIZIO soft cotton cloth (included) 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 1-949-668-0588 or email us at techsupport@vinc.com.
Problem
Solution
No power.
Make sure you have pressed the power button on the remote or on the TV.
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
cover the entire screen.
If you are using RGB mode, make sure that H Size and V Position in the On Screen
Display (OSD) are set correctly.
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Problem
Solution
If you are using TV, AV1, AV2 or Component with 480i input, use the WIDE button
on the remote control 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.
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 email or phone.
E-mail: techsupport@vinc.com
Tel: (949)668-0588
Hours of operations:
6:00am – 6:00pm PST Monday – Friday
10:00am – 2:00pm 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
Tel: (949) 668.0588 Fax: (949) 668-9099
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
Canada
Germany
UK
Japan
UL
CSA
VDE
BASE/BS
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
Panel
26” Diagonal, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Resolution
1366 x 768 pixels
Pixel (Dot) Pitch
0.4215mm (H) x 0.4215mm (V)
Display Compatibility
HDTV (720P)
Signal Compatibility
480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV)
Colors
16.2 Million (6-bit)
Brightness
500 cd/m2 (typical)
Contrast
700:1 (typical)
Response Time
8mS (typical)
Viewing Angle
160° (horizontal), 150° (vertical)
Inputs
1x Co-axial RF (ATSC/QAM/NTSC), 2x HDMI™ with HDCP (plus 1x Stereo Audio RCA for
DVI source), 1x Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio, 1x RGB PC plus Stereo Audio, 1x SVideo (AV2) plus Stereo Audio, 2x Composite Video (AV1 & AV2)
Outputs
1x Headphone
Features
Noise Reduction, CC, V-Chip, 3D Comb Filter, Motion Adaptive De-Interlace, Picture
Enhancement, MPEG-2 Decoding via DTV input, NTSC Video decoding via Video
(Composite, S-Video or Component), Progressive Scan Video via HDMI™, Component or
RGB, HDTV via HDMI™, Component (Set-Top Box required), Computer 640x480, 800x600,
1024x768, 1366x768 via RGB, Sound Enhancement
Speakers
Built-in, 5W (RMS) x 2
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
130 W max.
Environmental Conditions
Operating
Temperature: 5°C~35°C, Relative Humidity: 20~80%, Altitude: 0~12,000 ft
Non-Operating
Temperature: -20°C~50°C, Relative Humidity: 10~90%, Altitude: 0~40,000 ft
Dimensions
25.7” W x 19” H x 7.9” D with stand; 25.7” W x 17.7” H x 3.49” D without stand
Net Weight
24.9 lbs with stand, 22.2 lbs without stand
Gross Weight
31.9 lbs
Certifications
CSA/C-UL, FCC Class B
*Product specifications may change without notice or obligation.
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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).
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, 4
Adjustments
Closed Caption, 11
Selecting the Screen Size, 27, 47, 53
Selecting the Screen Size, 11
Stepping through TV Channels, 27
Volume, 8, 27, 49
Advanced Video Features
Black Level Extender, 33
Color Enhancement, 33
CTI (Color Transient Improvement, 33
DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction, 33
Dynamic Backlight, 33
Dynamic Contrast, 33
Peak White Limiter, 33
C
Cleaning your VIZIO TV, 48
Coax (RF)
Connecting for DTV, 14
Connecting for TV, 15
Connecting your Basic Set Top Box, 19
Component
Connecting your DVD Player, 21
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 18
Composite (AV)
Connecting your Basic Set-Top Box, 19
Connecting your DVD Player, 22
Controls
Front Panel, 8
Side Panel, 8
D
DTV
Audio Adjustment, 34
Parental Control, 36
Picture Adjustment, 30
Special Features, 40
Tuner Setup, 35
DTV Audio Adjust
Balance, 35
Bass, 34
Simulated Surround Sound, 35
Treble, 34
Volume, 34
DTV Picture Adjust
Advanced Video, 33
Backlight, 30, 44
Brightness, 31, 45
Color, 31
Color Temperature, 32, 45
Contrast, 31, 44
Picture Mode, 30
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Tint, 32
DTV Special Features
Closed Caption, 41
Closed Caption Style, 41
Language, 40
Reset, 41
Sleep Timer, 40
DTV Tuner Setup
Auto Search, 35
Daylight Saving, 36
Skip Channel, 36
Time Zone, 36
TV Input, 35
DVI
Connecting your DVD Player, 20
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 17
G
Glossary, 53
H
HDMI
Connecting your DVD Player, 20
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 16
HDMI Input
Audio Adjustment, 42
Picture Adjustment, 42
Setup, 42
I
Inputs
Antenna, 3
Connectors, 13
Rear Label, 9
Installation
Base removal, 5
Preparation, 5
Safety Instructions, 2
Wall Mounting, 5
O
OSD
Brightness Adjustment, 52
Closed Caption Selection, 11
Color Adjustment, 13
Contrast Adjustment, 52
P
Parental Control
Block Unrated Programming, 39
Channel Block, 36
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Movie Rating, 38
Password change, 39
TV Rating, 38
PC Input
Audio Adjustment, 46
Picture Adjustment, 44
Setup, 46
PC Picture Adjust
Auto Adjust, 44
Fine Tune, 46
Horizontal Position, 46
Horizontal Size, 46
Vertical Position, 46
PC Resolutions, 24
R
Remote
Batteries, 12
Range, 12
Remote Control
Setting the Sleep Timer, 48
Using your Cable or Satellite Remote to Operate your
VIZIO TV, 48
RGB
Connecting your PC, 23
S
Screen Size explanation, 47
S-Video
Connecting your DVD Player, 22
Connecting your VCR, 23
Connecting your Video Camera, 23
T
Technical Specifications, 52
Troubleshooting Guide, 49
TV
Audio Adjustment, 34
Parental Control, 36
Picture Adjustment, 30
Special Features, 40
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Balance, 35
Bass, 34
Simulated Surround Sound, 35
Treble, 34
Volume, 34
TV Picture Adjust
Advanced Video, 33
Backlight, 30, 44
Brightness, 31, 45
Color, 31
Color Temperature, 32, 45
Contrast, 31, 44
Picture Mode, 30
Sharpness, 31
Tint, 32
TV Special Features
Closed Caption, 41
Language, 40
Reset, 41
Sleep Timer, 40
TV Tuner Setup, 35
Auto Search, 35
Skip Channel, 36
TV Input, 35
V
Video Input
Audio Adjustment, 43
Parental Control, 44
Picture Adjustment, 43
Setup, 43
W
Watching TV
Basic Adjustments, 27
Basic connections, 25
First Startup, 25
Getting your Programs, 27
Program Information, 28
Status Information, 28
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