Operating instructions | Akai LCT3785TA Flat Panel Television User Manual

Safety Guidelines
Caution: Always use a power cable is properly grounded. Please use the AC cords listed below
for each area:
USA ........................ UL
Canada ...................CSA/cUL
FCC Information
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 will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause 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:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio / TV technician for help.
FCC Warning
To assure continued FCC compliance, the user must the provided grounded power supply cord
and the provided shielded video interface cables to connect to this equipment. Also, any
unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment would void the user’s authority to
operate this device.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks
of HDMI Licensing LLC.
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
Important Safeguards
Before using your TV, please read these instructions completely, and keep this manual for future reference.
Carefully observe and comply with all warnings, cautions and instructions placed on the unit or described
in the operating instructions or service manual.
The User Manual uses the following symbols, to ensure a safe operation and prevent any damage to operators or properties:
WARNING ----- Ignorance or inappropriate use may cause damage to
the product.
ATTENTION --- Ignorance or inappropriate use may cause injury to the
user.
Examples:
Prohibition
Warning (Attention) symbol (indicating “Electric Shock”).
WARNING
Never place TV on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The TV may fall, causing
serious personal injury, death, or serious damage to the TV.
Never overload wall outlets and extension cords.
Never allow anything to rest on or roll over the power cord, and never place
the TV where the power cord is subject to wear or abuse.
Keep the product away from moisture:
- Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
- If water penetrates into the product, stop the operation; unplug the
connector and contact with your dealer. Continuous use in this case
may result in fire or electric shock.
WARNING
Never place item such as vases, aquariums, or candles on top of the TV.
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Never use a damaged power cord:
Heavy objects, heat, or tensile force may damage the power cord and
cause fire or electric shock.
Never block or cover the slots or openings, in the TV cabinet back, bottom,
and sides. Never place the TV:
- on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface;
- too close to drapes, curtains, or walls; or
- in a confined space such as bookcase, built-in cabinet, or any other
place with poor ventilation.
The slots and openings are provided to protect the TV from overheating and
to help maintain reliable operation of the TV.
Do not use the product if any abnormality occurs:
If any smoke or odor becomes apparent, unplug the connector and contact the
manufacturer immediately. Do not try to repair the product by yourself.
WARNING
Avoid using dropped or damaged appliances:
If the product is dropped and the housing is damaged, the internal components may function abnormally. Unplug the connector immediately and contact
the manufacturer for repair. Continuous use of the product may cause fire or
electric shock.
WARNING
While it is thundering, do not touch the connecting cables or apparatus.
ATTENTION
Do not install the product close to smoke or moisture:
Fire or electric shock may be caused when the product is installed close to
smoke or moisture.
Do not installed the product in an area with heavy dust or high humidity:
Fire or electric shock may be caused when the product is installed in a place
with heavy dust or high humidity.
Instructions for moving the product:
Ensure that the power connector and any other leads are unplugged before
moving the product.
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
The power cable should be kept away from heat sources:
The heat produced by any heat source may melt the covering of the power
cable.
Unplug the connector
Hold the power connector when removing the power cable:
Pulling the power cable itself may damage the vires inside the cable and
cause fire or electric shock.
Do not touch the connector with wet hands:
To avoid risk of electric shock.
ATTENTION
Insert batteries in accordance with instructions:
Insert the batteries with correct polarities (positive ⊕ and negative ⊖).
Incorrect polarities may cause breakage and leakage of the batteries, hurt
operators and contaminate the remote controller.
Do not block or cover the vents:
Blocking the vents may cause overheating and fire. Do not install the product in a place with little or no ventilation. Never cover the vents with towels,
blankets or dusters.
Unplug the connector:
Unplug the power connector when the product will not be used for a long
time.
Unplug the connector
Always make sure the antenna system is properly grounded to provide adequate protection against
voltage surges and built-up static charges.(see Section 810 of the National Electric Code.)
Antenna lead-in wire
Ground clamp
Electric service equipment
Ground clamp
Antenna discharge unit
(NEC Section 810-20)
Grounding conductors
(NEC Section 810-21)
Power service grounding
electrode system (NEC Art 250 Part H)
Use extreme care to make sure you are never in a position where your body (or any item your are
in contact with, such as a ladder or screwdriver) can accidentally touch overhead power lines.
Never locate the antenna near overhead power lines or other electrical circuits. Never attempt to
install any of the following during lightning activity:
a). an antenna system; or b).cables, wires, or any home theater component connected to an
antenna or phone system.
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Notes others
▪ Although the LCD screen is made with high-precision technology and has effective pixels of
99.99% or more, black dots may appear or bright points of light (red, blue, or green) may
appear constantly on the LCD screen. This is a structural property of the LCD panel and is not
a malfunction.
▪ LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) may cause interference in image, sound, etc.of the other electronic
equipment that is easy to receive electromagnetic waves (i.e. AM radios and video equipment)
under certain installed condition. In particular, it may affect electronic equipment beyond the
residential until where a LCD TV is used.
▪ The screen on this TV is manufactured from glass. To prevent damage, never strike the glass
with a sharp or heavy object.
▪ Your LCD television contains a small amount of Mercury. When the television is no longer
useful, please follow local electronic waste guidelines for proper disposal.
▪ If you have the LCD screen facing to the sun, the LCD screen will be damaged. Locate the TV
in the place such away from windows side or out side of the rooms with windows.
▪ This product is designed for indoor use only.
▪ Operating environment:
Temperature: 5°C ~30°C
Humidity: 20% to 85% non-condensing
Atmospheric pressure: 800 to 1100hPa
Precaution
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that product heat.
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Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has
two blades wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug
does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the
cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has
been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been
spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
15. The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and that no objected filled with
liquids, such as vase, shall be placed on the apparatus.
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CONTENTS
BEFORE USE
Contents
Safety Guidelines .............................. 1
Important Safeguards ........................ 2
Precaution ......................................... 5
1. Before use ..................................... 7
Selection of “Surround” .................... 24
Using the Setup Menu ........................ 25
Selection of “Language”................... 25
1.1 Open the Package ............................. 7
Setting of “V-Chip” ........................... 25
1.2 Installation .......................................... 7
Selection of “Closed Caption” .......... 29
2. Product Features .......................... 8
3. Supplied Accessories .................... 8
4. Names and Functions of Parts ..... 9
Selection of “Blue Back” .................. 30
Using the TV Menu(Analog) ............... 31
4.1 Side View ........................................... 9
Using the “Tuner Mode”................... 31
4.2 Front View .......................................... 9
Using the “Searching” ...................... 31
4.3 Rear View .......................................... 10
Using the “TV”.................................. 31
4.4 Remote Control .................................. 11
Using the “Channel Skip”................. 31
5. Connect Accessory Devices ..................... 13
Using the “Channel Name” .............. 32
6. Basic Operation ........................................ 17
Selecting Channel ............................ 32
6.1 Power ON/OFF .................................. 17
Channel Preview .............................. 32
6.2 Selection of Input Mode ..................... 17
Using the Geometric Menu ................. 33
6.3 Other Function ................................... 17
Using “Contrast” ............................... 33
6.4 Using the PIP/PBP feature ................ 18
Using “Brightness” ........................... 33
6.5 OSD Option Adjustment .................... 20
Using “Color Temperature” .............. 33
Using the Video Menu ........................ 21
Using “Auto Setting”......................... 34
Adjustment of “Contrast” .................. 21
Using “Phase” .................................. 34
Adjustment of “Brightness” .............. 21
Using “Manual Clock” ...................... 34
Adjustment of “Saturation” ............... 21
Using “Display Adjustment” ............. 34
Adjustment of “Hue” ......................... 21
Using the DTV Menu(Digital) .............. 35
Adjustment of “Sharpness” .............. 22
Using the “General” Menu ............... 35
Selection of “Phase” setting............. 22
Using the “Caption” Menu................ 37
Selection of “Color Temperature” .... 22
Setting of “Parental” ......................... 38
Selection of “Advance Picture
EPG(Electronic Program Guide)...... 39
Adjust” .............................................. 23
Selecting Channel ............................ 40
Using the Audio Menu ........................ 24
Channel Preview .............................. 40
Adjustment of “Bass” ....................... 24
7. Technical Specification ................. 41
8. Support the Signal Mode .............. 42
9. Cleaning Simple Troubleshooting . 42
Adjustment of “Treble” ..................... 24
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Adjustment of “Balance” .................. 24
Using “Default” ................................. 30
1. Before use
The product is a 37” WXGA (WXGA resolution) LCD TV Player. It has passed the UL and cUL
safety certifications, and is an ideal product for personal and commercial use. The product is a
precise electronic product. Users should read the following instructions carefully to maximize the
performance and life span of the product:
1.1 Open the Package
- The product is packaged in a carton together with other standard accessories. Any optional
accessories shall be packed separately in another carton.
- Due to the size & weight of the product, it is recommended that it should be moved by a
minimum of two people.
- The protective glass and the glass substrate are installed on the front of the product. Since both
glasses can be broken and scraped easily, move the product gently. Never place the unit with
the glass facing downwards unless it is protected with soft pads.
- When opening the carton, check that the product is in good condition and that all standard
accessories and items are included.
- Whenever possible, use the handles on the back of the Display for transport.
1.2 Installation
- Please use caution if wall mounting this product. Follow all directions from the manufacturer of
the wall mount and be sure to securely fasten the product to the mount.
While the TV can be wall mounted, improper wall installation may void the warranty.
- Due to the higher power consumption, always use the jack exclusively designed for this
product. If an extended line is required, please consult with your service agent.
- The product should be installed on a flat surface to avoid tipping. The distance between the
back of the product and the wall should be maintained for proper ventilation.
- Avoid installing the product in the kitchen, bathroom or any other places with higher humidity so
as not to shorten the service life of the electronic components.
- Please ensure the product be installed horizontally, any 90 degree clockwise or
counterclockwise installation may induce poor ventilation and subsequent component damage.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
PRODUCT FEATURES
SIDE VIEW
FRONT VIEW
2. Product Features
The 37” LCD TV Player provides quality image displays and is suitable for a variety of multi media
applications:
1. Available input signals
- The product provides HDMI input connector.
- The product provides VGA (D-Sub 15 PIN) input connector.
- The product supports PC images resolutions up to (1024 x 768@60Hz) with a vertical
frequency of 60Hz.
- The product provides component video (RCA) input connectors. It supports the quality input
images of DVD and HDTV (480p/720p/1080i).
- The product provides composite video (RCA) and S-Video (DIN 4 PIN) input connectors.
- The product provides five sets of stereo audio input connectors, one set of audio output
connector (RCA) and one set of SPDIF output connector for DTV.
Note: The support signal mode, please refer to page 42.
2. Power Management Function
The machine provides an automatic power control function.
3. WXGA LCD TV Panel
The WXGA LCD TV panel provides high resolution and high contrast image. The number of
pixels is 1366 (H) x 768 (V). The contrast is 1000:1.
4. Others
The LCD TV unit provides cool, middle, warm and user color temperature options. The user
may customize their favorite color temperature.
PIP/PBP Function: The user may watch image from two source at same time.
3. Supplied Accessories
Remote control ................................................. 1
Batteries (AAA) ................................................. 2
Owner’s manual (This booklet) ........................ 1
Warranty Card .................................................. 1
Insertion Card ................................................... 1
Power Cord ...................................................... 1
* Screws (M5x55) ............................................. 4
* It is used for installation Wall Mount adapter
brackets on Back Cover.
When the user buys the Wall Mount from
PEERLESS. Please see Fig.1.
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Fig.1
Screws
(M5x55) x 4
4. Names and Functions of Parts
4.1 Side View
The functions of the buttons are described as follows:
Sketch map
STANDBY: Press
(Standby) to turn on and turn off.
VOL.+/A. They are used as  /  buttons in the OSD Menu
screen.
B. Press to adjust the volume.
CH.+/A. They are used as  /  buttons in the OSD Menu
screen.
B. Press to scan through channels. To scan quickly
through channels, press and hold down either
channels.
MENU: Press to display the menu. Press again to exit the
menu.
SOURCE: Press to cycle display DTV, TV, AV, S-Video,
YPbPr1, YPbPr2, VGA, and HDMI source.
When display the OSD-menu, press it to confirm.
4.2 Front View
Sketch map
(IR) Infrared Receiver: Receives IR signals
from the remote control.
(Power on / Standby) LED: Press
turn on and off.
Indicator on (Red)
Indicator on (Green)
(Power) to
Standby mode
Power on mode
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REAR VIEW
4.3 Rear View
REMOTE CONTROL
Sketch map
Push the power switch (O: Off, I: On).
Use the power cord connect to an earthed 120V, 60Hz AC outlet.
Signal input and other terminals:
. ANT1 & ANT2: 75Ω Coaxial connector for Antenna/Cable Network.
Note: ANT 1 is for ATSC (DTV), and ANT 2 is for NTSC. (Refer to page 16.)
. OPTICAL OUTPUT: Connect the optical output to the optical input connector of the Amplifier.
(Only for DTV)
. RS-232: The D-SUB 9 Pins terminal is used as a control port for serial communication between
PC and Panel. (Only for after-sales service & DTV)
. Audio Output: Connect audio amplifier or other TV set that with audio input.
. HDMI INPUT: For high quality picture display purposes. Connects to HDMI or DVI (with DVI to
HDMI Adapter-not provided) digital output connector of the DVD or HDTV Set-top box.
. D-Sub (VGA) INPUT: For PC display purposes. Connects to the Mini D-Sub 15 Pins analog
output connector of the PC display card.
. VGA/DVI AUDIO INPUT: Connect the audio input terminal to the audio output terminal of DVD
or HDTV Set-top box with VGA/DVI output terminal.
. YPbPr (COMP1) INPUT: Connect the Component video input terminal to the Component output
terminal of the video output device.
YPbPr (COMP1) Audio INPUT: Connect the audio input terminal to the audio output terminal
of the video output device.
. YPbPr (COMP2) INPUT: Connect the Component video input terminal to the Component output
terminal of the video output device.
YPbPr (COMP2) Audio INPUT: Connect the audio input terminal to the audio output terminal
of the video output device.
. S-Video INPUT: Connects to the S-Video out jack of your VCR or other video equipment that
has S-Video.
S-Video Audio Input: Connect the audio input terminal to the audio output terminal of the
S-Video output device.
. Video Input: Connect the component video input terminal to the video output terminal of the
video output device.
Video Audio Input: Connect the audio input terminal to the audio output terminal of the Video
output device.
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4.4 Remote Control
Power ( ): Press to turn on and off.
Mute (
): Press to mute the sound. Press
again or press VOL+/- to restore the sound.
0~9 Number Buttons: In TV mode, press 0~9
to select a channel; the channel changes after 2
seconds.
EPG: Press to display EPG(Electronic Program
Guide) menu.
Source (
): Press to select the signal sources.
DTV: Press to select Digital TV mode.
Dot: Press number buttons with it to select the
channels directly in DTV.
VOL +/-: Press to adjust the volume.
CH +/-: Press to changes channels.
MTS: Press to repeatedly to cycle through the
Multi-channel TV sound (MTS) options. Such as
Stereo, Mono, or Separate Audio Program (SAP
broadcast).
,,,, Enter: Press ,,, to move the
on-screen cursor. To select an item, press Enter
to confirm.
Exit: Press to return or exit the OSD menu.
Menu: Press to display the OSD menu.
V-Chip: Press to select the child protect mode.
CCD: Press to select the Closed Caption mode.
Freeze: Press to freeze the picture, press again
to restore the picture. (This button is not
available for VGA mode.)
Display: Press to display the channel
information and it disappear after 3 seconds.
Favorite: Press repeatedly to cycle through the
favorite channel list.
Add/Erase: Press to add or delete favorite
channel.
S.Mode: Adjust the TV sound by selecting one
of the preset factory settings, such as Normal,
News, Cinema, Concert, or User.
PIC.Size: Press to change the screen size, such as Full, 4:3, Panoramic. (Note: In VGA mode, it
can select picture size is Full. While in DTV mode, it can select picture size is: Full and 4:3. )
Recall: Press to return to previous channel.
Sleep: Press to sleep a time for the TV to turn off automatically, such as 15Min, 30Min, 60Min,
90Min, 120Min and, OFF. To cancel sleep time, press Sleep repeatedly until sleep OFF appears.
P.Mode: Adjust the TV picture by selecting one of the preset factory settings, such as Hi-Bright,
User, Cinema, Normal and Vivid.
System: Press repeatedly to cycle through the system options: AUTO, NTSC3.58 and PAL.
(This button is activate for AV, S-Video input source.)
PIP Pos.: Press to change the PIP window position under PIP mode.
Swap: Press to switches the Main window or Sub window picture.
Zoom: Press to zoom the image.
PIP: Press this button to enter PIP function.
Color Buttons:
Red: Press this button to access the red item or page.
Blue: Press this button to access the blue item or page.
Green: Press this button to access the green item or page.
Yellow: Press this button to access the yellow item or page.
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REMOTE CONTROL
CONNECT ACCESSORY DEVICES
Insertion of Batteries
- Turn the remote control upside down, press and slide off the battery cover.
- Insert two 1.5V (AAA) batteries into the compartment, take care to observe the ⊕ and ⊖
markings indicated inside.
- Replace the cover and slide in reverse until the lock snaps.
Range of Remote Control
Sketch map
- Ensure the remote control is pointed towards
the Remote control window on the display unit.
- No obstacles should be placed between the
remote control and the remote control window.
- The effective receiving range for the signal is
within 5-8 meters from the front of the remote
control window, and 30° to the left or right side
and 20° above or below the control window.
20°
20°
30° 30°
Care For Remote Control
-
Avoid spilling liquids on the remote.
Avoid dropping or otherwise jarring the remote.
Always store the remote control at dry and normal room temperature place.
If the remote is nor performing satisfactorily, replace the batteries. The batteries should be
replaced after one year.
- If the remote control will be idled for a long time (above 1 month) take out the batteries to avoid
leakage from the batteries.
- Clean up the entire remote control especially the battery compartment if any leakage found.
- Do not mix using different kind of new and used batteries together to avoid leakage.
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5. Connect Accessory Devices
 Connecting a DVD player or other equipment
Switch off LCD TV and external equipment before
connecting cables.
1. Connect a DVD player or other equipment’s
Component Video Out (Y,Pb,Pr/Y,Cb,Cr) to
the LCD TV’s corresponding Component In
(Y,Pb,Pr/Y,Cb,Cr) terminal on COMP1 or
COMP2.
2. Connect a DVD player’s Audio Out to the TV
Component L/R terminal.
3. Press Power to turn on the LCD TV, then
turn on external equipment.
4. Press Source to select YPbPr1 or YPbPr2
signal source.
Green
Red
Blue
White
Red
DVD or other equipment
 Connecting the Computer
Switch off LCD TV and external equipment before
connecting cables.
1. Connect a computer’s D-Sub(VGA) Out to the
LCD TV’s D-Sub(VGA) In terminal.
2. Connect a computer’s Audio Out to the LCD
TV’s VGA/DVI Audio In terminal.
3. Press Power to turn on the LCD TV, then
turn on external equipment.
4. Press Source to select VGA signal source.
White
Red
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CONNECT ACCESSORY DEVICES
 Connecting the DVD player or HDTV Set-top box using HDMI input
Switch off TV and external equipment before connecting cables.
1. Connect the LCD TV to the DVD player or HDTV Set-top box with the HDMI cable.
2. Connect the DVI AUDIO input terminal to the audio output terminal of HDTV Set-top box with
DVI output terminal, and a DVI to HDMI conversion cable should be adopted.
3. Press ensure the power cord is connected and press the power switch button turned on before
it is operated.
4. Press Power to turn on the TV, then turn on external equipment.
5. Press Source to select HDMI signal source.
Note:
1. The above step 2 is used if you connect DVI output to the HDMI input of the LCD TV.
The above step 1 is used if you connect HDMI output to the HDMI input of the LCD TV.
2. HDMI is not compatible with PC.
White
Red
HDMI/DVI adapter
DVI
DVD or Set top box or
other equipment
DVD or Set top box or
other equipment
 Connecting AUDIO OUTPUT jacks to a stereo
amplifier
Switch off TV and external equipment before connecting cables.
1. Connect the TV Audio Output (R/L) to the
stereo amplifier In (R/L).
2. Press Power to turn on the TV, then turn on
external equipment.
Red
Audio Amplifier
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White
 Connecting the DVD or VCR player devices
Switch off TV and external equipment before connecting cables.
1. Connect a DVD or VCR player’s Video Out to the TV’s Video In terminal by a Video cable.
2. Connect a DVD or VCR player’s S-VIDEO Out to the TV’s S-VIDEO In terminal by a S-VIDEO
cable.
3. Connect a DVD or VCR player’s Audio Out to the TV’s L/R terminal by a Audio cable.
4. Press Power to turn on the TV, then turn on external equipment.
5. Press Source to select AV or S-VIDEO signal source.
White
Red
DVD or VCR player
Yellow
Red
White
DVD or VCR player
 Connecting SPDIF(Optical) terminal to a
stereo amplifier
Switch off TV and external equipment before connecting cables.
1. Connect one end of an optical cable to the
TV Digital Audio (Optical) Output port.
2. Connect the other end of the optical cable
to the digital audio (Optical) input on the
audio equipment.
3. Press Power to turn on the TV, then turn on
external equipment.
Note:
1. When connecting the TV to external audio
devices, such as amplifiers and speakers,
please be sure to turn the TV speakers off.
2. Only for DTV.
DVD player
Caution:
Do not look into the optical output port. Looking
at the laser beam may damage your vision.
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CONNECT ACCESSORY DEVICES
BASIC OPERATION
 Connect to antenna
ATSC (DTV) & NTSC input connection config
1. There are two Antennas:
- ANT 1 is only for ATSC channel of Air.
- ANT 2 is only for Air or Cable Signal of NTSC.
2. The user can select the Antenna input as below:
A. One Antenna is for Air signal config.
Splitter
ANT 1 (DTV)
ANT 2 (NTSC)
Air Signal
(NTSC + ATSC)
B. Two Antenna config A
ANT 1 is only for ATSC channel of Air.
ANT 2 is only for Cable signal of NTSC.
Air Signal
ATSC
ANT 1 (DTV)
ANT 2 (NTSC)
Cable Signal
NTSC
C. Two Antenna config B
ANT 1 is only for ATSC channel of Air.
ANT 2 is only for Air or Cable Signal of NTSC.
Air Signal
(NTSC + ATSC)
Splitter
ANT 1 (DTV)
ANT 2 (NTSC)
Cable Signal NTSC
Note:
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Cable Box
After connection, if your product has the interference, please don’t select the connections A
or C, use only B.
6. Basic Operation
6.1 Power ON/OFF
The Display is in Standby mode.
- Press the Power
on the remote control or on
the control panel to turn on the unit. The power
indicator changes from red to green.
- Press the Power
on the remote control or on
the control panel again to return the display to
standby mode. The power indicator changes from
green to red.
Note: For protecting your LCD TV product, the interval
time between turn on the LCD TV product and
shut down it should be kept at least one minute.
Power
Source
6.2 Selection of Input Mode
- Press Source on the remote control or on the
LCD TV control panel to select the signal source
you desired.
When no input from the selected signal source,
“No signal” will appear, press Source on the
remote control or on the control panel again to
search the next source.
Note:
The LCD-TV will automatically turn itself off after
approximately 15 minutes if no signal input. When no
signal is inputted for about 14 minutes. A “No signal and
going to power down” wording will appear.
Freeze
Add/Erase
Sleep
6.3 Other Function
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Freeze:
Press it to hold the current video and press again to cancel and return to normal viewing.
Sleep:
Press repeatedly until it displays the time in minutes that you want the TV to remain on
before shutting off.
Note: When “Turn off by Timer setting?” wording will appear remain one minute on before shutting off, you can
press “ ” or “ ” button to selected, press “Enter” to confirm. If select “Cancel” or no operation, the LCD-TV will
automatically turn off after one minutes, if select “OK”, it will turn off immediately.
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Note:
Add/Erase:
Press this button to add/erase current channel to/from the list of favorite directly.
Add current channel into the list of favorite if a heart shape mark
displaying on the left top
of screen.
Erase current channel from the list of favorite if a broken heart shape mark
displaying.
- If you don’t want do add/erase this channel to/from the list of favorite, press this button again.
- For addition, it will be put at last of the favorite list and the first channel in favorite list will overflow in
case of the list is full.
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USING THE PIP/PBP FEATURE
6.4 Using the PIP/PBP feature
The PIP (picture-in-picture) /PBP (picture-in-picture) feature splits the screen into a double
window that allows you to watch two programs at the same time. The POP program can come
from a TV broadcast or an external source, such as a VCR.
To enter the PIP/PBP window:
Press PIP for selecting the different PIP
modes, such as following;
Full Screen Picture
Source
PIP Picture
PBP Picture
Use Swap button to select the window and
active it with a red-colored frame.
PIP
Press Source to select the input source for
the PIP or PBP window.
To change the next programmed channels, press
number buttons (0~9) or CH+/CH-.
Note: a. For active window, you can change channels, adjust volume, select input source etc..
After power off, the active window will be keep the setting when you power on next time.
b. It is must to have second video source connected for basic PIP and PBP modes.
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To display a picture from an external source in the PIP/PBP window:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Connect the external source equipment. (refer to Connect Accessory Devices page.)
Select the TV program you want to watch.
Press PIP to display the PIP/PBP window.
Repeatedly press Source to select the input source for the PIP/PBP window.
To change the PIP position:
Press PIP Pos. button to change the PIP
window position under PIP mode, it display
as following;
Left
Down
Right
Down
Left
Up
Left Up
Right
Up
Middle
Right Up
Middle
Left Down
Right Down
Enter
Swap the pictures:
When in Basic PIP mode, press “Swap” button
to swap main or sub pictures; When in L/R
window mode, press “Swap” button to swap the
L/R pictures.
To change Main or Sub sound:
When the red frame is displaying in main
window, the sound goes out of main window
source. If it display in sub window, the sound
goes out of sub window source.
PIP Pos.
Swap
: PIP and Swap Operate
PIP Settings
PIP/PBP
x: PIP doesn’t Operate
TV
DTV
AV/S-Video
YPbPr1
YPbPr2
VGA
HDMI
TV
x

x




DTV

x




x
AV/S-Video
x

x




YPbPr1



x
x
x

YPbPr2



x
x
x

VGA



x
x
x

HDMI

x




x
Main
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OSD OPTION ADJUSTMENT
TV OPERATIONS ---- VIDEO MENU
6.5 OSD Option Adjustment
Learning about the menu system
After you have installed the batteries into the remote control, you will need to set some
preferences on the LCD using the menu system. You can access the menu using the buttons on
your LCD TV or remote control.
The OSD menu displayed in the following sequence (circular display):
Video
Audio
Setup
TV
Press Menu button to display the menu system.
Press  or  button to select a menu.
Press  or  button to select an item.
Press  ,  ,  ,  button to select or adjust
a setting, press Enter button to confirm.
If you do not make a selection within 15
seconds, the main menu closes automatically;
the other menus close automatically within 6
seconds.
To close an on-screen menu instantly, press
Exit or MENU button.
Geometric
DTV
The Side Panel

MENU
SOURCE
Source

Enter
Menu
Remote Control
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◆ Using the Video Menu
Note:
Video Menu is just for TV, AV, S-Video, YPbPr1, YPbPr2, HDMI, and DTV input source mode.
It is not available in other input source mode.
■ Adjustment of “Contrast”
Press Menu button on the remote
control, and then press  or  until the
“Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Adjustment of “Brightness”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Adjustment of “Saturation”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Adjustment of “Hue”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
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TV OPERATIONS ---- VIDEO MENU
■ Adjustment of “Sharpness”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Selection of “Phase” setting
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Note: This is a feature just used for YPbPr input
source.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
15
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Selection of “Color Temperature”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to select one of
“Cool”, “Middle”, “Warm” or “User” for
balance of whitening.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
If you select the item of “User”, a status bar
below comes up for you to adjust the color
temperature to you desirable value.
C.T.R
C.T.G
C.T.B
Load From
Video
Video
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Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
+2
+1
+1
Middle
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Selection of “Advance Picture Adjust”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Video” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press Enter button to confirm for
sub-selection as shown in the table
below.
Contrast
Brightness
Saturation
Hue
Sharpness
Phase
Color Temperature
Advance Picture Adjust
Video
Video
Select
Select
90
46
50
+12
5
Middle
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
Table of Video Adjustment Setting
Item
Status
Description
DNR
Off, Low, Middle, Strong
Selecting to control the sharpness and
noise reduction.
CTI
Low, Middle, Strong, Off
Select dynamic color improve level.
Flesh Tone
On, Off
Select “On” to correct the flash tone
automatically.
Adaptive Luma Control On, Off
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to select.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Selecting to control the lum.
DNR
CTI
Flesh Tone
Adaptive Luma Control
Video
Video
Select
Select
Low
Middle
Off
Off
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
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TV OPERATIONS ---- AUDIO MENU ---- SETUP MENU
◆ Using the Audio Menu
■ Adjustment of “Bass”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Audio” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Bass
Treble
Balance
Surround
Audio
Video
50
50
0
Off
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Adjustment of “Treble”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Audio” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Bass
Treble
Balance
Surround
Audio
Video
50
50
0
Off
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Adjustment of “Balance”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Audio” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Bass
Treble
Balance
Surround
Audio
Video
50
50
0
Off
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Selection of “Surround”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Audio” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to select “On” or
“Off”.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Bass
Treble
Balance
Surround
Audio
Video
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50
50
0
Off
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
◆ Using the Setup Menu
■ Selection of “Language”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Setup” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to choose “English”
“Francese” or “Español”.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Language
V-Chip
Closed Caption
Blue Back
Default
Setup
Video
English
Press Enter
C1
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Setting of “V-Chip”
Some programs and movies include signals that classify the content of the program (dialog,
language, sex, violence). The “V-Chip” control feature in this detects the signals and blocks the
programs according to your selections. To use this feature, perform the following setup.
Adjustment only for TV, DTV, AV, S-VIDEO
input signal.
Language
English
Press Menu button, and then press  or
V-Chip
Press Enter
 button until the “Setup” menu appears.
Closed Caption
C1
On
Blue Back
Press  or  button to highlight the
Press Enter
Default
item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Setup
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
The “V-Chip” menu includes the “V-Chip Enable”, “Block MPAA Rating”, “Block TV Rating”, “Block
MPAA Unrated”, “Block TV None Rating” and “Change Password” functions. You can use these
functions after entering the correct PIN code.
Entering the PIN code
▪ Blocking Reset status:
Set your 4-digit code by pressing the Number buttons (0~9), and then press Enter.
▪ When the PIN code is already stored:
Press the Number buttons (0~9) to enter the 4-digit PIN code used for blocking channels,
and then press Enter.
Note: The initial password for the system is “0000”.
If you had forgotten the password, please contact with service centre.
If the input is invalid, a message will pop up as below;
Sorry! Input password error!
Press Enter to return.
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TV OPERATIONS ---- SETUP MENU
You can press Enter button to display “Input Your Password Please” menu again, then entering
the PIN code, or press ,, or  button move cursor to “Cancel” and press Enter button to
close up this menu.
Using the “Change Password” item
When enter the “V-Chip” menu, select
“Change Password”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Change Password” item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press Number buttons (0~9) to enter the
4-digit PIN code to change the password,
then use  button move to Confirm item,
enter the 4-digit PIN code again.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Note:
V-Chip Enable
Block MPAA Rating
Block TV Rating
Block MPAA Unrated
Block TV None Rating
Change Password
Setup
Video
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
Please operate “Change Password” at the
first time.
Using the “V-Chip Enable” item
When enter the “V-Chip” menu, select
“V-Chip Enable”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“V-Chip Enable” item.
Press  or  button to select “On” or
“Off”.
On : The V-Chip setting functions are
activate.
Off : The V-Chip setting functions are
not activate.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Using the “Block MPAA Rating” item
When enter the “V-Chip” menu, select
“Block MPAA Rating”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Block MPAA Rating” item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press  or  button to select an item,
then press Enter button to lock (display
“”) or unlock (display “”).
V-Chip Enable
Block MPAA Rating
Block TV Rating
Block MPAA Unrated
Block TV None Rating
Change Password
Setup
Video
Select
Select
V-Chip Enable
Block MPAA Rating
Block TV Rating
Block MPAA Unrated
Block TV None Rating
Change Password
Setup
Video
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Select
Select
On
Press Enter
Press Enter
No
No
Press Enter
Select
Select
On
Press Enter
Press Enter
No
No
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
On
Press Enter
Press Enter
No
No
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
G
For Movie previously shown in theaters:
PG
• G
(general audience)
PG-13
• PG
(parental guidance suggested)
R
• PG-13
(13 years and older)
NC-17
• R
(Restricted)
X
• NC-17
(18 years and older)
Blocked Rating
Allowed Rating
• X
(Adult)
If you set PG-13: G and PG movies be available, PG-13, R, NC-17, and X will be blocked.
Press Menu button to exit the sub-menu.
Using the “Block TV Rating” item
When enter the “V-Chip” menu, select
“Block TV Rating”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Block TV Rating” item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press ,, or  button to select an
item, then press Enter button to lock
(display “”) or unlock (display “”).
Press Menu button to exit the sub-menu.
For Television programs including made-for-TV
movies:
V-Chip Enable
Block MPAA Rating
Block TV Rating
Block MPAA Unrated
Block TV None Rating
Change Password
Setup
Video
On
Press Enter
Press Enter
No
No
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
FV V S L D
TV-Y
TV-Y7
TV-G
TV-PG
TV-14
TV-MA
Blocked Rating
Allowed Rating
General TV Ratings:
• TV-G
(general audience) (individual categories do not apply)
• TV-PG
(parental guidance suggested)
• TV-14
(14 years and older)
• TV-MA
(mature audience)
Children TV Ratings:
• TV-Y
(youth) (individual content categories do not apply)
• TV-Y7
(youth, 7 years and up)
Content Categories:
• Dialog - sexual dialogue
• Language - adult language
• Sex scenes - sexual situations
• Violence
• F Violence - fantasy violence
(applies
(applies
(applies
(applies
(applies
to TV-PG and Above,
to TV-PG and Above,
to TV-PG and Above,
to TV-PG and Above,
only to TV-Y7)
TV-14)
TV-14 and Above, TV-MA)
TV-14 and Above, TV-MA)
TV-14 and Above, TV-MA)
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TV OPERATIONS ---- SETUP MENU
Unlocking programs temporarily
(In TV signal source)
If you try to watch a TV program that
exceeds the TV Rating you set, the TV
enters program lock mode. You can
either unlock the program temporarily or
select a non-locked program to watch,
press CH+/- button to select the program.
To temporarily unlock the program, press
the Number buttons (0~9) to enter your
4-digit PIN code.
V-CHIP BLOCK
TV-PG
LV
Enter Password
_ _ _ _
(In DTV signal source)
If you try to watch a DTV program that exceeds the DTV Guideline you set, the DTV enters
program lock mode. You can either unlock the program temporarily or select a non-locked
program to watch, press CH+/- button to select the program.
To temporarily unlock the program, press Enter button to display follow illustrate, then press
the Number buttons (0~9) to enter your 4-digit PIN code.
Password
If the correct code is entered, the program lock mode is released and the normal picture appears.
Using the “Block MPAA Unrated” item
When enter the “V-Chip” menu, select
“Block MPAA Unrated”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Block MPAA Unrated” item.
Press  or  button to select “No” or
“Yes”.
Yes: You can’t watch the “MPAA
Unrated” programs.
No: You can watch the “MPAA Unrated”
programs.
Press Menu button to exit the sub-menu.
Using the “Block TV None Rating” item
When enter the “V-Chip” menu, select
“Block TV None Rating”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Block MPAA Unrated” item.
Press  or  button to select “No” or
“Yes”.
Yes: You can’t watch the “TV None
Rating” programs.
No: You can watch the “TV None
Rating” programs.
Press Menu button to exit the sub-menu.
V-Chip Enable
Block MPAA Rating
Block TV Rating
Block MPAA Unrated
Block TV None Rating
Change Password
Setup
Video
Select
Select
V-Chip Enable
Block MPAA Rating
Block TV Rating
Block MPAA Unrated
Block TV None Rating
Change Password
Setup
Video
Select
Select
On
Press Enter
Press Enter
No
No
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
On
Press Enter
Press Enter
No
No
Press Enter
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
Hot keys:
You can also press V-Chip button on the remote control to enter V-Chip menu.
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ENTER
ENTER
■ Selection of “Closed Caption”
The closed caption features has two options:
Adjustment only for TV, DTV, AV, S-VIDEO input signal.
• Captions: An on-screen display of the dialogue, narration, and sound effects of the TV
programs and videos that are closed captioned (usually marked as “C/C” in TV
listings.
• Text:
An on-screen display of information not related to the current program, such as
weather or stock data (when provided by individual stations).
•
To view captions or text:
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Setup” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  to choose one of “C1”,
“C2”, “C3”, “C4”, “T1”, “T2”, “T3”, “T4”,
“Off”, as follows:
To view captions, highlight C1, C2, C3,
or C4 (C1 displays translation of the
primary language in your area).
Note:
Trees near the church.
•
Setup
Video
English
Press Enter
C1
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
If the program or video you selected is
not closed captioned, no captions will
display on-screen.
To view text, highlight T1, T2, T3, or T4.
World Weather
New York
London
HongKong
Note:
Language
V-Chip
Closed Caption
Blue Back
Default
A
▪
▪
▪
Temp
F
53
51
80
C
12
11
25
Current
Weather
Sunny
Cloudy
Clear
Note:
If text is not available in your area, a
black rectangle may appear on-screen.
If this happens, turn off the Closed
Caption feature.
closed caption signal may not display in the following situations:
when a videotape has been dubbed
when the signal reception is weak
when the signal reception is nonstandard
Select “Off” to close this function.
Press Enter button to confirm your selection.
Hot keys:
You can also press CCD button on the remote control to select.
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TV OPERATIONS ---- SETUP MENU ---- TV MENU
■ Selection of “Blue Back”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Setup” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to choose “On” or
“Off”, when select “On” to set screen to a
pleasant blue background when it detects
no signal available if turn on.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Language
V-Chip
Closed Caption
Blue Back
Default
Setup
Video
English
Press Enter
C1
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using “Default”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Setup” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press Enter button to confirm, it will reset
to restore factory default settings. After
that, a confirmation message will pop up.
Language
V-Chip
Closed Caption
Blue Back
Default
Setup
Video
English
Press Enter
C1
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
Note: Just reset the items in the setup menu don’t include the protected-items (Needs pin code enter,
such as password) and properties such as skipped channel, channel name.
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◆ Using the TV Menu(Analog)
Note:
TV menu is only for TV input source mode, thus it is not available in other input source mode.
■ Using the “Tuner Mode”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “TV” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to choose “Air” or
“Cable”.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Tuner Mode
Searching
TV
Channel Skip
Channel Name
TV
Video
Cable
Press Enter
55
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using the “Searching”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “TV” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Tuner Mode
Searching
TV
Channel Skip
Channel Name
Cable
Press Enter
55
On
Press Enter
Searching
TV
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using the “TV”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “TV” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to select the
channel number.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Tuner Mode
Searching
TV
Channel Skip
Channel Name
TV
Video
Cable
Press Enter
55
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using the “Channel Skip”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “TV” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to “On” or “Off”,
when select “On” the channel is skipped.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Tuner Mode
Searching
TV
Channel Skip
Channel Name
TV
Video
Cable
Press Enter
55
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
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TV OPERATIONS ---- TV MENU ---- GEOMETRIC MENU
■ Using the “Channel Name”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “TV” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press Enter button to confirm, it will
display “Channel Name” list.
Use , ,  or  button for select, and
move cursor to “OK”, the press Enter
button for confirm you selection. If you
want to cancel this operation, move
cursor to “Cancel” and press Enter button
for close this setting.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Tuner Mode
Searching
TV
Channel Skip
Channel Name
TV
Video
Cable
Press Enter
55
On
Press Enter
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
Note: It will be invalid if the current source is not
TV.
■ Selecting Channel
Press CH +/- button on the remote control to search the channels, the channel numbers will
increase or decrease by 1 for each pressing excluding the skipped channels.
Press number buttons 0~9 to select the corresponding channel content. If the channel
number is bigger than 9, just press the two number buttons successively. If the channel
number is bigger than 100, just press the three number buttons successively. The time
interval should not exceed 2 seconds.
If the channel number you pressed is bigger than the maximum channel number that the
setting is permitted, the maximum numbered channel content will be remained.
■ Channel Preview
Press Recall button to switch between present channel and previous channel. (Only for DTV or
TV input source.)
Hot keys:
You can also press Recall button on the remote control.
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◆ Using the Geometric Menu
Note:
If your current input source is “VGA”, push Menu button enter into this menu. It is not available in
other input source mode.
■ Using “Contrast”
Press Menu button on the remote control,
and then press  or  button until the
“Geometric” menu appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
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User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using “Brightness”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Geometric” menu
appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
46
User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using “Color Temperature”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Geometric” menu
appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to select one of
“Cool”, “Middle”, “Warm” or “User” for
the balance of back light.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
If you select the item of “User”, a status bar below
comes up for you to adjust the color temperature
to you desirable value.
Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
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User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
C.T.R
C.T.G
C.T.B
Load From
Geometric
Video
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
+2
+1
+1
Middle
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
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TV OPERATIONS ---- GEOMETRIC MENU ---- DTV MENU
■ Using “Auto Setting”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Geometric” menu
appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Note:
This item will auto-adjust the picture display.
Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
46
User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using “Phase”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Geometric” menu
appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
46
User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using “Manual Clock”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Geometric” menu
appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press  or  button to adjust.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
46
User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
■ Using “Display Adjustment”
Press Menu button, and then press  or
 button until the “Geometric” menu
appears.
Press  or  button to highlight the
item.
Press Enter button to confirm for
sub-selection as shown in the table
below.
Press Menu or Exit button to return.
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Contrast
Brightness
Color Temperature
90
46
User
Press Enter
29
120
Press Enter
Auto Setting
Phase
Manual Clock
Display Adjustment
Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
Table of Parental Setting
Items
Description
Horizontal
Position
Use “” to “ to select it.
Use “” to “ to move the image
left or right.
Vertical
Position
Use “” to “ to select it.
Use “” to “ to move the image
up or down.
H Position
V Position
120
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Geometric
Video
Select
Select
Enter
Exit
BackMENU Adjust
ENTER
◆ Using the DTV Menu(Digital)
Note:
DTV menu is only for DTV input source mode, thus it is not available in other input source mode.
■ Using the “General” Menu
Using the “Audio Language” item
When enter the “General” menu, select
“Audio Language”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Audio Language” item.
Press  or  button to choose “English”
“Français” or “Español”.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
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General
Audio Language
Time Zone
SPDIF Type
Auto Scan
Manual Scan
Channel Skip
English
Eastern Time
PCM
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Exit
Using the “Time Zone” item
When enter the “General” menu, select
“Time Zone”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Time Zone” item.
Press  or  button to choose one of
“Eastern Time”, “Indiana”, “Central Time”
“Mountain Time”, “Arizona”, “Pacific
Time”, “Alaska” or “Hawaii”.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
Using the “SPDIF Type” item
When enter the “General” menu, select
“SPDIF Type”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“SPDIF Type” item.
Press  or  button to choose one of
“Dolby Digital”, “PCM”, or “OFF”.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
MENU
CC
General
Audio Language
Time Zone
SPDIF Type
Auto Scan
Manual Scan
Channel Skip
English
Eastern Time
PCM
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Exit
MENU
CC
General
Audio Language
Time Zone
SPDIF Type
Auto Scan
Manual Scan
Channel Skip
English
Eastern Time
PCM
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Exit
MENU
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TV OPERATIONS ---- DTV MENU
Using the “Auto Scan” item
The TV will begin memorizing all of the
available channels. It will takes about several
minutes.
When enter the “General” menu, select
“Auto Scan”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Auto Scan” item.
Press Enter button to confirm and start.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
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General
Audio Language
Time Zone
SPDIF Type
Auto Scan
Manual Scan
Channel Skip
English
Eastern Time
PCM
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Exit
CC
MENU
Auto Scan
Status: Scanning...
Channels Found: 0
10%
Cancel
Using the “Manual Scan” item
The TV will begin memorizing all of the
available channels. It will takes about
several minutes. This option consists of
“Add-on Mode” and “Range Mode”.
When enter the “General” menu, select
“Manual Scan”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Manual Scan” item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press  or  button to select “Add-on
Mode” or “Range Mode”.
* Add-on Mode: Scan missing channels.
* Range Mode: Scan with a range of
channels.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
Note:
-
The default is “Add-on Mode”.
If there is no lost channel at last
scanning. The channel found will be 0.
MENU
CC
General
Audio Language
Time Zone
SPDIF Type
Auto Scan
Manual Scan
Channel Skip
English
Eastern Time
PCM
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Exit
CC
MENU
Manual Scan
Status: Scanning
Channels Found: 0
10%
Add-on Mode
Scan Mode
Cancel
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MENU
Manual Scan
Status: Scanning Complete
Channels Found: 3
17%
Range Mode
Scan Mode
From Channel
2
To Channel
69
Scan
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ENTER
Cancel
MENU
Using the “Channel Skip” item
When enter the “General” menu, select
“Channel Skip”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Channel Skip” item.
Press Enter button to confirm and pop
up the “Skip” menu.
Press  or  button to select an item,
then press Enter button to confirm your
selection. When item display ““ , it will
skip this channels.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
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General
Audio Language
Time Zone
SPDIF Type
Auto Scan
Manual Scan
Channel Skip
English
Eastern Time
PCM
Press <Enter>
Press <Enter>
Exit
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13-1
13-2
13-3
13-4
■ Using the “Caption” Menu
Using the “Analog Closed Caption” item
When enter the “Caption” menu, select
“Analog Closed Caption”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Analog Closed Caption” item.
Press  or  button to choose
“CC1~CC4”, or “OFF”.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
Press <Enter>
TV#
TV#
TV#
TV#
TV#
MENU
Channel Skip
8
1
2
3
4
Page Up
CC
Analog Closed Caption
Digital Closed Caption
Digital Caption Style
Page Down
Exit
MENU
Caption
OFF
OFF
Press <Enter>
Exit
Using the “Digital Closed Caption” item
When enter the “Caption” menu, select
“Digital Closed Caption”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Digital Closed Caption” item.
Press  or  button to choose
“Service1~Service6”, or “OFF”.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
Note:
- When press CCD button on the remote
control to select digital closed caption, the
OSD menu of Caption is not synchronization
with hotkey CCD button.
Using the “Digital Caption Style” item
When enter the “Caption” menu, select
“Digital Caption Style”.
Press  or  button to highlight the
“Digital Caption Style” item.
Press Enter button to confirm.
Press  or  button to choose
“As Broadcaster”, or “Custom”.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
CC
Analog Closed Caption
Digital Closed Caption
Digital Caption Style
Caption
OFF
OFF
Press <Enter>
Exit
CC
Analog Closed Caption
Digital Closed Caption
Digital Caption Style
MENU
MENU
Caption
OFF
OFF
Press <Enter>
Exit
MENU
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TV OPERATIONS ---- DTV MENU
If you select “Custom”, you can change these
settings.
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Caption Style
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Caption Style
As Broadcaster
Font Size: This option consists of “Large”,
“Small”, and “Medium”.
Font Color: This option consists of “White”,
“Green”, “Blue”, “Red”, “Cyan”, “Yellow”,
“Magenta”, and “Black”. You can change the
color of the letter.
Exit
Font Opacity: This option consists of “Solid”,
“Translucent”,and “Transparent”. You can
CC
Caption Style
change the opacity of the letter.
Background Color: This option consists of
Caption Style
Custom
“White”, “Green”, “Blue”, “Red”, “Cyan”,
Large
Font Size
Font Color
White
“Yellow”, “Magenta”, and “Black”. You can
Font Opacity
Solid
change the background color of the caption.
Background Color
Black
Background Opacity
Solid
Background Opacity: This option consists of
Window Color
Black
“Solid”, “Translucent”,and “Transparent”. You
Window Opacity
Translucent
can change the background opacity of the
caption.
Exit
Window Color: This option consists of “White”,
“Green”, “Blue”, “Red”, “Cyan”, “Yellow”, “Magenta”, and “Black”. You can change the window
color of the caption.
Window Opacity: This option consists of “Solid”, “Translucent”,and “Transparent”. You can change
the window opacity of the caption.
MENU
MENU
■ Setting of “Parental”
The TV programs and movies shown on TV
are given a rating signal based on the
following rating systems. To block programs
you feel unsuitable for your children, you need
to set the TV for the desired rating systems.
The TV’s “Parental” control feature functions
by receiving the rating signal from your local
broadcasting station or cable service provider.
Using the “Password” item
When enter the “Parental” menu, press
Enter button, then press the Number
buttons (0~9) to enter the 4-digit PIN
code, and then press Enter, it will display
the Parental sub page menu.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
Note:
The initial password for the system is “0000”.
If you had forgotten the password please contact
with service centre.
If the input is invalid, a message will pop up as
side;
CC
Parental
Password
Exit
CC
4-2
13-1
13-2
13-3
13-4
TV#
TV#
TV#
TV#
TV#
Channel Block
8
1
2
3
4
Page Up
Page Down
CC
Exit
MENU
Parental
Password
Password incorrect.
Please enter again!
Exit
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MENU
MENU
Operate the “Channel Block” as below:
When enter the “Channel Block” menu.
Press  or  button to select an item.
Press Enter button to lock or unlock.
* When it display lock, you can not watch the channels.
* When it display unlock, you can watch the channels.
Press Menu or Exit button to exit.
Note:
*
*
When there is more than one channel page:
- To up page, press the Red button.
- To down page, press the Green button.
When there is one channel page:
- To select the first slot, press the Red button.
- To select the last slot, press the Green button.
Unlocking channels temporarily
*
If you try to watch a TV program that exceeds the “Channel Block” you set, the TV enters
program lock mode. You can either unlock the program temporarily or select a non-locked
program to watch, press CH+/- button to select the program.
*
To temporarily unlock the program, press Enter button to display follow illustrate, then press
the Number buttons (0~9) to enter your 4-digit PIN code.
Password
If the correct code is entered, the program lock mode is released and the normal picture appears.
■ EPG(Electronic Program Guide)
Your TV has an “Electronic Program Guide” to help you navigate through all the possible viewing
options. The EPG supplies information, such as program lists, start and end times of all available
channels. In addition, detailed information about the program is often available in the EPG.
(The availability and the amount of program details will vary depending on the broadcaster.)
Wed, 2-Sep-1998 10:44:34 AM
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Today
Today
Today
Today
Today
Today
9:59 AM
10:59 AM
11:59 AM
12:59 PM
2:59 PM
3:59 PM
13-3 TV #3
9:59 AM -10:59 AM Wed, 2-Sep
Bonecrunch
13-3 TV #3
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M. Spillane’s Mike Hammer
Quincy, M.E.
The Equalizer
McMillan & Wife
M. Spillane’s Mike Hammer
Remington Steele
Not Rated
Next day
Current Date and Time: Displays the local date and time.
Channel List:
Displays the previous channel number, current channel number,
current channel name and next channel number.
Program List:
Displays the presenting date, starting time, program title, lock
indicator and closed caption flag of the programs.(The availability of
additional details depends on the broadcaster.)
Video:
Displays “Channel Locked!” instead of the video when the current
channel is block.
Displays “Program Locked!” instead of the video when the current
program is block.
Channel Info:
Displays the channel number and name of the currently selected
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TV OPERATIONS ---- DTV MENU
Program Details:
Program Description:
Page Index:
Help List:
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
channel.
Displays the starting time, ending time, presenting date, content
advisory of the selected program.
Does not display any data when the current channel is block.
Displays the details program descriptions of the selected program.
Displays the page index for the program descriptions.
Displays when the program description is more than one page.
Displays the function that is enabled.
Hot Key:
You can press EPG button on the remote control to display it.
Note:
* The EPG begins its list with the channel that is currently active.
* The EPG will only work when you are receiving digital channels.
■ Selecting Channel
Press CH+/- button to search the channels, the channel number will increase or decrease by
1 for each pressing excluding the skipped channels.
Press number buttons and Dot button to select the corresponding channel content. The time
interval should not exceed 2 seconds. The operation is shown as below:
13 - 1
Number
buttons
-
How to operate in the “Channel List” menu
Press Enter button to display the “Channel List” menu.
Channel List
13-1
13-2
13-3
13-4
2-2
4-2
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Dot
Number
button button
TV # 1
TV # 2
TV # 3
TV # 4
PATTERN
TV # 8
Channel Detail
City TV is a contemporary TV station in Toronto!
Press  or  button to select the channel number, and then press Enter button to display
that channel content. You can also press CH +/- button to select the channel.
Press Enter button again to display the channel details.
Press Enter button once to exit the channel details.
■ Channel Preview
Press Recall button to switch between present channel and previous channel. (Only for DTV or
TV input source.)
Hot keys:
You can also press Recall button on the remote control.
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7. Technical Specification
Product Model:
LCT3785TA
Screen Size:
37” diagonal
Screen Area:
819.6mm(H) x 460.8mm(V)
Aspect Ratio:
16:9
External Size:
932mm(W) x 727mm(H) x 102mm(D) (w/o Stand)
932mm(W) x 661mm(H) x 267.5mm(D) (with Stand)
Net Weight:
20kg (with Stand)
Resolution:
1366 (H) x 768 (V) pixels (Each pixel has R/G/B 3 color cells)
Pixel Dot Pitch:
0.6mm(H) x 0.6mm(V)
Color:
16.7 millions of colors (R/G/B each 256 scales)
Gray Scale:
256 (R/G/B each 8-bit)
High Brightness:
550cd/m2
Contrast (Dark Room):
1000:1 (Typical)
TV System:
NTSC M, ATSC
Sound:
Mono, Stereo, SAP (BTSC)
Sound Effect:
Spatial Effect and Surround
Power Supply:
AC 120V, 60Hz
Power Consumption:
< 230W
Antenna Input (F Type) x 2 (NTSC & ATSC)
RS-232 (D-Sub 9 Pin Type) x 1 (Only for DTV)
VGA (D-Sub 15 Pin Type) x 1
HDMI (Ver 1.1) connector x 1
Input/Output Terminal:
Component Video - YPbPr x 2 (RCA Terminals)
Video Input (RCA Terminals)
S-Video Input Mini Din 4 Pin Terminal
Stereo, Audio x 5
1 set of Audio Output terminals (RCA, L&R)
SPDIF (Optial) x 1 (Only for ATSC)
Agent System:
UL, cUL, FCC
NOTE:
• The specifications shown above may be changed without notice for quality improvement.
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SUPPORT THE SIGNAL MODE
CLEAN AND SIMPLE TROUBLESHOOTING
8. Support the Signal Mode
A.
D-Sub Mode (VGA)
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
31.50
60.00
37.86
72.81
35.16
56.25
37.90
60.32
46.90
75.00
48.08
72.19
48.40
60.00
Resolution
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
480i
15.734
59.94
480p(720x480)
31.468
59.94
720p(1280x720)
45.00
60.00
1080i(1920x180)
33.75
60.00
Resolution
Horizontal
Frequency
(kHz)
Vertical
Frequency
(Hz)
480p
31.468
59.94
720p
45.00
60.00
1080i
33.75
60.00
Resolution
640 x 480
800 x 600
1024 x 768
B.
HDTV Mode (YPbPr)
C. HDMI Mode
- When the signal received by the Display exceeds the allowed range, a warning message shall
appear on the screen.
- You can confirm the input signal format from the on-screen.
9. Cleaning Simple Troubleshooting
1 Important:
- Make sure that the power cable is removed from the AC outlet before cleaning the product.
- Do not use volatile solvent (such as toluene, rosin and alcohol) to clean the Display. Such
chemicals may damage the housing, screen glass and remote control, and cause the paint to
peel.
2 Cleaning of Housing and Remote Control:
- Use a soft cotton cloth for cleaning.
- If the housing or remote control are seriously contaminated, use a soft cloth moistened with
diluted neutral 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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3 Cleaning of Screen:
- Use a soft cotton cloth to clean the screen gently.
- The screen glass is very fragile; so 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.
4 Simple Troubleshooting:
Use the following check list for troubleshooting when you have problems with your unit. Contact
your local dealer for assistance if problem persist.
SYMPTOMS
POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
POWER
TV does not operate.
• Make sure the power cord is plugged in.
• Try another Wall outlet.
TV Broadcast reception
• Station or Cable TV experiencing problems, tune to another station.
Poor sound or No sound.
• Check Volume adjustments.
• Check for sources of possible interference.
• Station or Cable TV experiencing problems, turn to another station.
Poor picture or No picture.
• Check antenna or Cable TV connections, reorient antenna.
• Check for source of possible interference.
• Check picture control adjustments.
Poor reception on some
channels.
• Station or Cable TV experiencing problems, tune to another station.
• Station signal is weak, reorient antenna to receive weaker station.
• Check for source of possible interference.
• Station or Cable TV experiencing problems, tune to another station.
Poor color or no color.
• Check picture control adjustments.
• Check antenna or Cable TV connections, reorient antenna.
• Check for source of possible interference.
• Station or Cable TV experiencing problems, tune to another station.
Picture wobbles or drifts.
• Cable TV company is scrambling signal.
• Check antenna orientation.
No CATV reception.
• Check all Cable TV connections.
Horizontal or diagonal bars on • Check antenna connections, reorient antenna.
screen.
• Check for sources of possible interference.
• No broadcast on station tuned with Auto off activated.
TV shuts off.
• Sleep Timer is set.
• Power interrupted.
Display is not shown in your
language.
• Select proper language in the menu options.
Remote Control
• Aim the remote control at the remote sensor.
• Operate within approx.5 meters or reduce the light in the room.
The remote control does not
• Clear the path of the beam.
function.
• The batteries are weak. Replace the batteries.
• Check the batteries are inserted correctly.
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