VIZIO VX20L HDTV User Manual
Dear VIZIO Customer,
Congratulations on your new VIZIO VX20L 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 VX20L High
Definition Television.
For assistance, please call 714-668-0588 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.vizioce.com or
call toll free at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
We recommend you register your VIZIO VX20L
HDTV either at our website www.vizioce.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 VX20L.
L __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
Purchase Date _____________________
VIZIO is a registered trademark of V, Inc.
HDMI logo and “High Definition Multimedia Interface” are registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
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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 VX20L LCD
HDTV.
Unplug the power cord before cleaning the VX20L LCD HDTV. A damp cloth is sufficient for cleaning the VX20L 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 VX20L 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 VX20L LCD HDTV immediately after this to avoid causing fire, electric shock or component damage.
Do not place the VX20L LCD HDTV on an unstable cart, stand, or table. If the VX20L 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 VX20L LCD HDTV.
A distance of at least 3 feet should be maintained between the VX20L 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 VX20L LCD
HDTV and to protect it from overheating, be sure these openings are not blocked or covered. Do not place the VX20L LCD HDTV in a
bookcase or cabinet unless proper ventilation is provided.
Never push any object into the slot on the VX20L 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 VX20L LCD HDTV.
The VX20L 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 VX20L 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.
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 VX20L 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 VX20L 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 VX20L HDTV and it 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 VX20L HDTV is in good condition and that all of the accessories are included.
The VX20L HDTV weighs approximately 17lb and is about 20” wide; please exercise care when
unpacking the HDTV.
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 VX20L HDTV
VIZIO Remote Control by Universal Electronics
AV Cable (Yellow, Red and White Connectors)
Power Cord
VIZIO Bezel and Screen Cleaning Cloth
This User Manual
Quick Setup Guide
Registration Card
VIP Services Brochure
Additional Certified Accessories for the VIZIO
VX20L HDTV are sold separately
Wall Mounts
High Definition Cables
Extra or replacement Remote
VIZIO also offers Installation Services and Extended Warranty Services for your VIZIO VX20L HDTV
To purchase or inquire about additional accessories and services for your VIZIO product, visit our web
site at www.vizioce.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 85W, 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 90û clockwise or counter-clockwise installation may induce
poor ventilation and excessive component damage.
VIZIO offers professional installation services. Please contact VIZIO for more information on these
services at 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623) or www.vizioce.com.
Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting
The VIZIO VX20L can either be kept on the stand base or mounted on the wall for viewing. If you choose
to mount the VX20L 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 VX20L.
2. Place the VX20L face down on a soft
and flat surface (blanket, foam, cloth,
etc) to prevent any damage to the TV.
3. Push up the plastic panel on the back
of the stand and lift it away once to
releases.
4. Remove the four (4) screws that were
hidden by the panel, while holding the
base.
5. Carefully remove the stand base.
6. The metal bracket remaining will not
interfere with the wall mount.
To find the perfect mount for the VIZIO VX20L, browse VIZIO’s certified mount selection at
www.vizioce.com or call directly 888-VIZIOCE (888-849-4623).
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections .................................................................. 8
1.1 Front Panel..........................................................................................................................................................8
1.2 Side Panel Controls.............................................................................................................................................8
1.3 Rear Panel Connections .....................................................................................................................................9
1.4 Right-Side Panel Connection ..............................................................................................................................9
1.5 VIZIO Universal Remote Control .......................................................................................................................10
1.5 VIZIO Universal 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 Universal Remote Control Precautions ...........................................................................................12
Chapter 2 Connecting Equipment .................................................................................. 13
2.1 Which Video Connection Should I Use?............................................................................................................13
2.2 Connecting Your DVD Player ............................................................................................................................14
2.2.1 Using HDMI ...............................................................................................................................................14
2.2.2 Using Component Video............................................................................................................................15
2.2.3 Using S-Video (AV-S) ................................................................................................................................16
2.2.4 Using Composite (AV-C) Video .................................................................................................................16
2.3 Connecting Your HDTV Set-Top Box ................................................................................................................17
2.3.1 Using HDMI ...............................................................................................................................................17
2.3.2 Using Component Video............................................................................................................................19
2.4 Connecting Your Basic Set-Top Box .................................................................................................................20
2.4.1 Using Composite Video .............................................................................................................................20
2.4.2 Using Coax (RF) ........................................................................................................................................20
2.5 Connecting Your VCR or Video Camera ...........................................................................................................21
2.6 Connecting Coaxial (RF) ...................................................................................................................................21
2.6.1 Using Your Antenna or Digital Cable for DTV............................................................................................21
2.6.2 Using Your Antenna or Cable for TV .........................................................................................................22
2.6.3 Using the Antenna or Cable through your VCR .........................................................................................22
2.7 Connecting a PC Computer ..............................................................................................................................23
2.7.1 Preset PC Resolutions...............................................................................................................................23
Chapter 3 Setting Up to Watch Television................................................................... 24
3.1 Basic LCD HDTV Start Up ................................................................................................................................24
3.2 Using a PC ........................................................................................................................................................26
3.3 Watching a TV Program ....................................................................................................................................27
3.4 Adjusting Basic HDTV Settings .........................................................................................................................27
3.5 Program Information..........................................................................................................................................28
3.6 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 Brightness..................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.4 Contrast .....................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.5 Color ..........................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.6 Tint.............................................................................................................................................................31
4.2.7 Sharpness .................................................................................................................................................32
4.2.8 Color Temperature.....................................................................................................................................32
4.2.9 Advanced Video ........................................................................................................................................33
4.3 DTV / TV Input Audio Adjustment......................................................................................................................34
4.3.1 Volume ......................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.2 Bass...........................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.3 Treble ........................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.4 Balance......................................................................................................................................................34
4.3.5 Surround....................................................................................................................................................35
4.3.6 Speakers ...................................................................................................................................................35
4.4 DTV / TV Tuner Setup.......................................................................................................................................35
4.4.1 Tuner Mode ...............................................................................................................................................35
4.4.2 Auto Search...............................................................................................................................................35
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4.4.3 Skip Channel .............................................................................................................................................35
4.4.4 Time Zone .................................................................................................................................................36
4.4.5 Daylight Saving..........................................................................................................................................36
4.5 DTV / TV Input Setup ........................................................................................................................................36
4.5.1 Language...................................................................................................................................................36
4.5.2 Sleep Timer ...............................................................................................................................................36
4.5.3 Analog Closed Caption ..............................................................................................................................36
4.5.4 Digital Closed Caption ...............................................................................................................................36
4.5.5 Digital Closed Caption Style ......................................................................................................................37
4.5.6 Reset All Settings ......................................................................................................................................37
4.6 DTV / TV Input Parental Control........................................................................................................................38
4.6.1 Channel Block ...........................................................................................................................................38
4.6.2 TV Rating...................................................................................................................................................39
4.6.3 Movie Rating..............................................................................................................................................39
4.6.4 Blocked Unrated Programming..................................................................................................................40
4.6.5 Change the Password ...............................................................................................................................40
4.7 HDMI Input Picture Adjustment .........................................................................................................................41
4.8 HDMI Input Audio Adjustment ...........................................................................................................................41
4.9 HDMI Input Setup..............................................................................................................................................41
4.10 Video Input Picture Adjustment .......................................................................................................................42
4.11 Video Input Audio Adjustment .........................................................................................................................42
4.12 Video Input Setup............................................................................................................................................42
4.13 Video Input Parental Control ...........................................................................................................................43
4.14 PC Input Picture Adjustment ...........................................................................................................................43
4.14.1 Auto Adjust ..............................................................................................................................................43
4.14.2 Backlight ..................................................................................................................................................43
4.14.3 Brightness................................................................................................................................................43
4.14.4 Contrast ...................................................................................................................................................44
4.14.5 Color Temperature...................................................................................................................................44
4.14.6 H-SIZE.....................................................................................................................................................45
4.14.7 H. Position ...............................................................................................................................................45
4.14.8 V. Position ...............................................................................................................................................45
4.14.9 Fine Tune ................................................................................................................................................45
4.15 PC Input Audio Adjustment .............................................................................................................................45
4.16 PC Input Setup ................................................................................................................................................45
4.17 Understanding Viewing Features ....................................................................................................................46
4.17.1 Viewing Modes ........................................................................................................................................46
4.17.2 Picture-In-Picture(PIP) Mode...................................................................................................................47
4.17.3 Adjusting Basic PIP Settings ...................................................................................................................47
4.17.4 Setting the Sleep Timer ...........................................................................................................................48
4.18 Programming the VIZIO Universal Remote Control.........................................................................................49
4.18.1 Programming for VCR .............................................................................................................................49
4.18.2 Programming for Cable Set-Top Box.......................................................................................................49
4.18.3 Programming for DVD Player ..................................................................................................................50
4.18.4 Searching for Component Codes ............................................................................................................50
4.19 Using a Cable or Satellite Remote ..................................................................................................................50
Chapter 5 Maintenance and Troubleshooting............................................................. 51
5.1 Maintenance......................................................................................................................................................51
5.2 Troubleshooting Guide ......................................................................................................................................51
5.3 Telephone & Technical Support ........................................................................................................................53
5.4 Compliance .......................................................................................................................................................54
5.5 FCC Class B Radio Interference Statement......................................................................................................54
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Information ...........................................................................55
6.1 Specifications ....................................................................................................................................................55
6.2 Glossary – Standard Definitions ........................................................................................................................56
6.3 Index .................................................................................................................................................................57
6.4 Limited Product Warranty..................................................................................................................................59
6.4.1 VIZIO Extended Service Warranty.............................................................................................................59
6.5 Component Program Codes..............................................................................................................................60
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Chapter 1 Basic Controls and Connections
1.1 Front Panel
Power ‘VIZIO’ light – The VIZIO name lights white
when powered on and orange when powered off.
Remote Control Sensor – This is the window through
which all of the remote control signals pass to the
sensor. Point the remote control directly at this
window for the best response to the remote signal.
1.2 Side Panel Controls
) – Switch the VX20L on by pressing the
Power (
button once. Press the button again to the VX20L 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.
Channel Ÿ/ź – Use these buttons to step up or down the
TV channels. While the OSD is active, these buttons
function as up and down controls in the OSD menus.
Volume Ż/Ź – Use these buttons to increase or decrease
to the speaker volume. While the OSD is active, these
buttons function as left and right controls in the OSD menus.
Input (Enter) – Repeated pressing of this buttons steps
through the input sources in the following sequence: TV,
AV-C (Composite Video, yellow RCA plug), AV-S (S-Video),
Component, RGB, and HDMI. 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.
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1.3 Rear Panel Connections
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AC IN – Plug-in the supplied AC Power Cord here.
SERVICE – This custom communication port is for factory service only.
HDMI – Connect the source of 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.vizioce.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 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.*
* For digital TV stations in your area visit www.antennaweb.org.
1.4 Right-Side Panel Connection
7.
HEADPHONE – Connect your headphone here for personalized
listening without disturbing others.
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1.5 VIZIO Universal Remote Control
The VIZIO Universal Remote Control is a comprehensive remote that can be used to control up to four
different components. The remote control button functions are explained on the following pages.
VIZIO Remote Control Button Description
SET – This button starts all programming of the 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.
TV – This button has been pre-programmed to select the codes to operate
the VX20L.
VCR – This button selects a programmed VCR.
CABLE – This button selects a programmed cable TV set-top box or a
satellite TV set-top box.
DVD – This button selects a programmed DVD player.
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.
- / ENTER – This button works as a DASH button in the DTV mode. 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: This is a programmable remote supporting
up to 4 devices (see TV, VCR, CABLE, DVD buttons
at the top of the remote). If the remote is not
working with your VIZIO TV, press the TV button
on the remote to set the functions back to TV.
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WIDE/Record – This button cycles through the available screen formats. The options for SD (Standard
Definition 4:3) are Normal, Zoom and Panoramic. . The options for HD (High Definition 16:9) and RGB
PC are Normal and Zoom. This button also functions as VCR Record when the component is activated
with the remote control.
SLEEP/Pause – This button allows the user to select the sleep options by adjusting the timer for 10, 20,
30, 40, 50, 60, 90 0r 120 minutes. Additionally, this button pauses the CD, DVD or VCR when the
component is activated with the remote control.
MTS/Play – This button will select the MTS options of Stereo, SAP or
Mono in TV mode and alternate audio channels, where available, in DTV
mode. Additionally, this button plays the CD, DVD or VCR when the
component is activated with the remote control.
CC/Stop – This button will select the Closed Caption mode. The options
are OFF, CC1, CC2, CC3 or CC4. Additionally, this button stops the CD,
DVD or VCR when the component is activated with the remote control.
TV/Previous Chapter – Press this button to select TV. Note: this button
has been pre-programmed for the VIZIO VX20L. This button also
functions as a DVD Previous Chapter when the DVD player is activated
with the remote control.
AV/Reverse – Repeated pressing of this button with switch between AV-C
(Composite, yellow RCA) and AV-S (S-Video) inputs. Additionally, this
button rewinds the CD, DVD or VCR when the component is activated with
the remote control.
COMPONENT/Forward – Press this button to select the Component
(YPbPr) input. Additionally, this button forwards the CD, DVD or VCR
when the component is activated with the remote control.
HDMI/ Next Chapter – Press this button to select the HDMI input.
Additionally, this button functions as a DVD Next Chapter when the
component is activated with the remote control.
ZOOM (- and +) – Use these buttons to increase or decrease the size of
the picture. Note that in the zoom mode parts of the picture will not be
visible because they extend beyond the edges of the screen.
FREEZE – Press this button to “Freeze-Frame” the current screen. Press
this button again the continue playing.
RGB – This button selects an RGB Analog component such as a PC.
PIP – Use this button to activate the Picture-In-Picture mode.
PIP CH (- and +) – These buttons are used to select the channels within
the PIP screen when DTV/TV is the PIP input selected.
AUDIO – Press this button to switch the audio from the main screen to the
sub-screen while in PIP mode.
PIP INPUT – Press the button to choose the PIP input. Note: The TV must
be in PIP mode for this button to be functional. For additional information
regarding the PIP options, see section 4.17.2 - Picture-In-Picture (PIP) Mode, page 47.
PIP SIZE – Press this button to select the size of the PIP screen from one of the following: small, medium
or large.
MODE – Use this button to change the picture mode from Custom, Standard, Movie and Game.
SWAP – Used to swap the inputs from the main screen and the sub-screen while in PIP mode.
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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 30 feet (10 meters) from the front of the
receiver window, 30° to the left and right, 20° up and down.
1.5.3 VIZIO Universal 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 VX20L 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.
Best
(analog)
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.
Better
(analog)
Green
and
Purple
Component - The video signal is separated into
three signals, one containing the black-and-white
information and the other two containing the color
information. This enhancement over S-Video takes
advantage of the superior picture provided by
progressive scan DVD players and HDTV formats.
Good
(analog)
Red
S-Video (AV-S) - 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 (AV-C) - 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)
Connector
Note: For more info refer to the Quick Start Guide
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2.2 Connecting Your DVD Player
You have several options for connecting your DVD player to your VX20L; HDMI, Component, AV (SVideo or Composite) inputs. Based on your configuration, you can decide which option is right for you.
2.2.1 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 VX20L for optimal results.
Note: To maintain the display quality, use a VIZIO certified HDMI cable available up to 10 meters.
See www.VIZIOCE.com or call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623) for details.
Connecting your DVD Player (Best):
1.
2.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI output of your
DVD player and the other end to the HDMI Input
(white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the
remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by pressing
the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
3.
4.
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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5.
Turn off the HDTV and DVD player.
Using a HDMI-DVI cable, connect the DVI
end to your DVD player and the HDMI end to
the HDMI Input (white color area) at the rear
of the HDTV.
Connect an audio cable (white and red
connectors) to the audio output connectors
associated with the DVI output of the DVD
player and connect the other end to the
audio connectors by the HDMI input (white
area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and your
DVD player.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the
remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote.
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2.2.2 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 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to
you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pb (blue color) connector on your DVD player to the corresponding Pb (blue
color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to
you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pr (red color) connector on your DVD player to the corresponding Pr (red color)
connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to you
when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the cable to the audio output
connectors associated with the Component output on your DVD player and connect the other
end to the audio connectors associated with the Component 1 input (green color area) at the
rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select Component using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the Component button on the Remote Control.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user manual for more
information about the video output requirements of the product.
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2.2.3 Using S-Video (AV-S)
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 AV1 group (yellow area) at the
rear 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 AV1 input
(yellow area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD player.
Select AV-S using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
2.2.4 Using Composite (AV-C) 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 - row of connectors furthest from
you when viewing from the rear of the HDTV) at the rear
of the HDTV.
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 - row of connectors
furthest from you when viewing from the rear of the TV)
on the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and DVD Player.
Select AV-C using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
Note: Refer to your DVD player user manual for more
information about the video output requirements of the product.
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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 www.vizioce.com 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 Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note:
a)
b)
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(HDCP). HDCP encrypts the transmission between the video source and the
digital display for added security and protection.
Refer to your HDTV Set-Top Box user manual for more information about the
video output requirements of the product or consult your cable or satellite operator.
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For HDTV Set-Top Boxes with DVI:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Using a HDMI-DVI cable, connect the DVI end to your HDTV Set-Top Box and the HDMI end
to the HDMI Input (white color area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the cable to the audio output
connectors associated with the DVI output on your HDTV Set-Top Box and connect the other
end to the audio connectors associated with the HDMI input (white area) at the rear of the
HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select HDMI using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the HDMI button on the Remote Control.
Note: The HDMI Input is for HD Video and will only support 640x480 at 60Hz from a PC. Use the RGB
PC input for a greater selection of PC formats.
Note:
c)
d)
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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 1 group (green color area - row of connectors
nearest to you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pb (blue color) connector on your HDTV Set-Top Box to the corresponding Pb
(blue color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors
nearest to you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Connect the Pr (red color) connector on your HDTV Set-Top Box to the corresponding Pr (red
color) connector in the Component 1 group (green color area - row of connectors nearest to
you when viewing from the rear of the TV) at the rear of the HDTV.
Using an audio cable (white and red connectors), connect the cable to the audio output
connectors associated with the Component output on your HDTV Set-Top Box and connect
the other end to the audio connectors associated with the Component 1 input (green color
area) at the rear of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and HDTV Set-Top Box.
Select Component 1 using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly
by pressing the Component button on the Remote Control.
Note:
Refer to your HDTV Set-Top Box user manual for more information about the
video output requirements of the product or consult your cable or satellite operator.
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2.4 Connecting Your Basic Set-Top Box
2.4.1 Using Composite Video
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the power to the HDTV and Set-Top Box.
Using the AV Cable, connect the Video (yellow color)
connector on your Set-Top Box to the corresponding Video
(yellow color) connector in the 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 AV-C 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 VCR or Video Camera
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn off the HDTV and VCR or Video Camera.
Connect the S-Video jack on the rear of your VCR or
Video Camera to the S-Video jack in the AV1 group
(yellow area) at the rear 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 AV1 input (yellow area) at the rear
of the HDTV.
Turn on the power to the HDTV and VCR or Video Camera.
Select AV-S using the INPUT button on the remote or side of the HDTV, or directly by
pressing the AV button on the Remote Control.
Note: Refer to your VCR or Video Camera user manual for more
information about the video output requirements of the product.
2.6 Connecting Coaxial (RF)
2.6.1 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 (out-ofthe-wall, not from the Cable Box) to the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA connector
on the rear of the HDTV.
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
www.antennaweb.org for detailed information.
Make sure the antenna and coaxial cable are correctly grounded.
For Professional antenna installation contact us at www.VIZIOCE.com or
call 1-888-VIZIOCE (1-888-849-4623).
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2.6.2 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-the-wall,
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.
2.6.3 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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2.7 Connecting a PC Computer
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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
Control.
Note:
a)
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.
b)
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
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Chapter 3 Setting Up to Watch Television
For ‘Preparing Your LCD HDTV for Wall Mounting’, see page 5.
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, AV-C (Composite Video, yellow RCA
plug), AV-S (S-Video), Component, RGB, and HDMI.
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 ‘snow’ and
the first Initial Setup OSD panel.
Press the OK button on the
remote control.
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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.
c.
The Tuner 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.
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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.
3.2 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 below for the factory preset resolutions.
Resolution
Refresh (Hz)
H.Freq (kHz)
V.Freq (Hz)
H.Sync
V.Sync
Pixel Freq (MHz)
640x480
60
31.5
59.94
N
N
25.175
640x480
75
37.5
75.00
N
N
31.500
720x400
70
31.46
70.08
N
P
28.320
800x600
60
37.9
60.317
P
P
40.000
800x600
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
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3.3 Watching a TV Program
Before you start watching TV, please make sure that any cable, satellite or off-air antenna connections
are secure. Also, verify that the power cord is plugged into a correctly grounded electrical outlet or surge
protector.
1.
2.
Press the power button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV. The VIZIO logo on the
front will change from orange to white.
There are 3 options for selecting your programming:
a. If you are using an antenna or cable connected through the DTV/TV CABLE/ANTENNA
input, you can select TV directly by pressing the TV button on the remote, or by pressing
the INPUT button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV.
b. If you are watching broadcasts through a cable or satellite set-top box connected by an
HDMI cable, select HDMI directly by pressing the HDMI button on the remote, or by
pressing the INPUT button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV.
c. If you are watching broadcasts through a cable or satellite set-top box connected by a
Component (YPbPr) cable, select Component directly by pressing the Component button
on the remote, or by pressing the INPUT button on the remote or on the side of the HDTV.
Note: You should be able to see a picture. If you do not,
make sure that all of the HDTV connections are secure and
you have selected the correct video input source.
3.
When using option 2a, press the Channel buttons on the remote or the +/- 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, AV-S and AV-C inputs.
3.4 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 4.17.1 – Viewing Modes, on page 46.
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3.5 Program Information
Press the GUIDE button on the remote and program information for the channel you are watching will be
displayed on the screen with the live program content in a small window in the lower left corner.
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 and the window will show the live
program for that channel. Press the GUIDE button to exit this feature.
3.6 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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TV Channel
Number
Station Name: provided
by Broadcaster
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Chapter 4 Advanced Adjustment of HDTV
4.1 Using the On Screen Display (OSD)
The remote control or the control buttons on the right hand side of the TV can control all the function
settings. The On Screen Display (OSD) allows you to adjust the save contrast, brightness and other
settings. The TV will save changes made to the settings, even if the TV is turned off.
The OSD consists of several menu options: Picture Adjust, Audio Adjust, Setup, TV Tuner Setup and
Parental Controls. The main menu options may 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 Adjust
Audio Adjust
TV Tuner Setup
Setup
Parental Controls
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 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.
4.2.4 Contrast
Press the
button to highlight the Contrast selection.
Press the button to start adjusting the contrast and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Contrast Indicator Bar so you can see the contrast level between the minimum and maximum
available levels. Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Contrast adjusts the white levels in the picture. If the contrast is too low the picture will look washed
out and if the contrast is too high you will not be able to see any detail in the bright parts of a picture.
4.2.5 Color
Press the
button to highlight the Color selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the color and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Color Indicator Bar so you can see the color level between the minimum and maximum available
levels. Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Color adjusts the amount of color in the picture.
4.2.6 Tint
Press the
button to highlight the Tint selection.
Press the button to start adjusting the tint and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a small
Tint Indicator Bar so you can see the tint adjustment to the left or right of the nominal position.
Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Tint adjusts the hue of the picture. The easiest way to set tint is to look at flesh tones and adjust for
a realistic appearance. In most cases, the default middle position is correct. If people’s faces look too
orange try reducing the level of color first as the case of this is often too much color
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4.2.7 Sharpness
Press the
button to highlight the Sharpness selection.
Press the button to start adjusting the sharpness and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by
a small Sharpness Indicator Bar so you can see the sharpness level between the minimum and maximum
available levels. Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Sharpness adjusts the sharpness of the picture.
4.2.8 Color Temperature
Press the
button to highlight the option for
Color Temperature selection.
The default is NORMAL; this is the 6500K setting.
Press the
or
button if you want to choose
the Cool or Warm 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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4.2.9 Advanced Video
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.
White Peak Limiter
Press the
button to highlight White Peak Limiter. Use this feature to limit excessive white in bright
areas of the picture, caused by a lower sync level for a channel being received from the antenna or cable.
Press the
or
button to turn this feature On or Off.
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.
Flesh Tone
Press the
button to highlight Flesh Tone. In some cases, activation of this feature can result in a
more pleasing production of sky and flesh color. Press the
or
button to turn this feature On or Off.
Adaptive Luma
Press the
button to highlight Adaptive Luma. Large areas of darkness in a picture will result in a
lower Average Picture Level (APL) and the overall picture will look too dark; activation of this feature will
raise the APL to counteract this effect. Press the
or
button to turn this feature On or Off.
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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 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.
4.3.3 Treble
Press the
button to highlight the Treble selection.
Press the
button to start adjusting the treble and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Treble Indicator Bar, as before, so you can see the treble level between the zero and maximum
available levels. Use the
or
button to adjust for treble boost or attenuation.
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.
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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.
4.3.6 Speakers
Press the
button to highlight the Speakers selection.
Press the
button to turn the internal speakers On or Off. You may want to turn-off the internal
speakers when listening to the audio through your Home Theatre System.
4.4 DTV / TV Tuner Setup
When you first used your VX20L 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 Tuner Mode
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page. Press the
button to display
the TV page.
Press the
button to highlight the Tuner Mode
selection.
Press the
button to choose Cable or Air
(Antenna) depending upon which equipment you
have attached to the DTV / TV Input.
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.
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.
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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
the Daylight Saving selection. Press the
button to select On or Off.
button to highlight
4.5 DTV / TV Input Setup
4.5.1 Language
When the MENU button is pressed, the On Screen
Display (OSD) appears on the PICTURE
adjustment page. Press the
button until the
SETUP page is displayed.
Press the
button to highlight the Language
selection. The default is English.
Press the
button to select Français or Español.
4.5.2 Sleep Timer
Press the
button to highlight the Sleep Timer
selection. Press the
button to select the timer
to turn-off the TV in 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
4.5.3 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.
4.5.4 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.
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4.5.5 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.
4.5.6 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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4.6 DTV / TV Input Parental Control
4.6.1 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.
Press the
button to highlight the Channel
Block selection.
Press the
button to turn it on or off.
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4.6.2 TV Rating
Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.6.1
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
4.6.3 Movie Rating
Press the
Press the
button to highlight the Movie Rating selection.
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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4.6.4 Blocked Unrated Programming
Follow the procedure in the previous section 4.6.1
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.
4.6.5 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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4.7 HDMI Input Picture Adjustment
The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same
way for the HDMI Input as for the DTV / TV input
in section 4.2. The menu difference is that there is
no icon along the top for DTV / TV or Parental
Control adjustments.
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 4.6. 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 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.
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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.
4.14.4 Contrast
Press the
button to highlight the Contrast selection.
Press the button to start adjusting the contrast and the menu page will disappear and be replaced by a
small Contrast Indicator Bar so you can see the contrast level between the minimum and maximum
available levels. Use the
or
button to adjust the level.
The Contrast adjusts the white levels in the picture. If the contrast is too low the picture will look washed
out and if the contrast is too high you will not be able to see any detail in the bright parts of a picture.
4.14.5 Color Temperature
Press the
button to highlight the option for
Color Temperature selection.
The default is NORMAL; this is the 6500K setting.
Press the
or
button if you want to choose
the Cool or Warm 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 Features
Your HDTV features four viewing modes and Picture-In-Picture (PIP) mode. You can switch viewing
modes using the remote control.
4.17.1 Viewing Modes
Normal Mode
The original 4:3 aspect ratio (1.33:1 source) is preserved, so black bars are
added to the left and right of the display image. Standard TV broadcasts are
displayed with a 4:3 Aspect Ratio. Movies in 4:3 Aspect Ratio may be referred
to as pan-and-scan or full frame. These movies were originally filmed in 16:9
(widescreen), and then modified to fit a traditional TV screen (4:3).
Wide Mode
When watching a standard broadcast or full-frame movie in this mode,
the display image is stretched proportionately to fill the TV screen.
When watching a widescreen (1.78:1 source) program or movie, the
display image fills the TV screen. If you are watching a widescreen
(1.85:1 or 2.35:1 source) program or movie, there will still be black
bars at the top and bottom.
Zoom Mode
When watching a widescreen (1.78:1, 1.85:1, or 2.35:1 source)
program or movie, the display image is zoomed proportionally to fill the
width of the screen. The top and bottom are cut off to remove most of
the source material’s black bars. This mode is good for programs or
movies with sub-titles.
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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4.17.2 Picture-In-Picture(PIP) Mode
Your TV features PIP mode so you can watch two pictures at the same time. When PIP is turned on, you
can display two pictures at one time. One picture is displayed as the full screen (main screen) and the
other picture is displayed in a small window (sub screen). The sub-screen can be set to small, medium or
large.
See below for detailed information regarding the PIP sources.
SUB
MAIN
DTV / TV
AV
DTV / TV
AV
Component
RGB
HDMI
9
9
9
9
9
9
Component
RGB
HDMI
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
“9” – Indicates which inputs are available for PIP mode.
*When HDMI is used for the Sub-Screen it cannot support 1080i.
4.17.3 Adjusting Basic PIP Settings
The PIP channel is independent of the main TV
channel. To change the PIP channel, press the PIP
CH + or - button on the remote control.
Repeated pressing of the PIP button will turn on, turn
off the PIP mode.
Repeated pressing of the
PIP INPUT button will cycle
through the inputs for PIP.
This button has no effect
when PIP is off.
Press the PIP SIZE button to alternate between Small, Medium and Large PIP sizes.
You can swap the program that is in the main picture with the program in the PIP sub-picture. To swap
the main picture program with the PIP sub-picture program, press SWAP on the remote control. If you
press SWAP again, it will return the program to the main picture.
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4.17.4 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 10,
20, 30, 40, 50, 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.
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4.18 Programming the VIZIO Universal Remote Control
You can program the remote control to work with up to four different components. Listed below are the
steps for programming your VCR, Cable Box and DVD Player.
4.18.1 Programming for VCR
1.
2.
3.
4.
Manually turn on the VCR.
Press the VCR button on the remote control.
Press and hold the SETUP button until the LED LIGHT flashes twice.
Find the programming code for your VCR in the code list in the back of this book and enter it using
the Number Buttons. If the code is accepted, the LED flashes twice after the last digit is entered.
If the LED does not flash twice, repeat Steps 2 through 4 with the next code listed for the component
and manufacturer.
5. Point the remote control at the VCR and press the POWER button. The VCR will turn off.
Note:
a)
b)
If your VCR does not respond, try all the codes for your VCR brand. If the codes
do not work, or your brand is not listed, see “Searching for Component Codes.”
Sometimes a code listed will only include limited functions. Try other codes that
may include more functionality.
4.18.2 Programming for Cable Set-Top Box
1.
2.
3.
4.
Manually turn on the Cable Box.
Press the CBL button on the remote control.
Press and hold the SETUP button until the LED LIGHT flashes twice.
Find the programming code for your Cable Box in the code list in the back of this book and enter it
using the Number Buttons. If the code is accepted, the LED flashes twice after the last digit is
entered.
If the LED does not flash twice, repeat Steps 2 through 4 with the next code listed for the component and
manufacturer.
5. Point the remote control at the Cable Box and press the POWER button. The Cable Box will turn off.
Note:
a)
b)
If your Cable Set-Top Box does not respond, try all the codes for your brand. If the
codes do not work, or your brand is not listed, see “Searching for Component Codes.”
Sometimes a code listed will only include limited functions. Try other codes that may
include more functionality.
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4.18.3 Programming for DVD Player
1.
2.
3.
4.
Manually turn on the DVD Player.
Press the DVD button on the remote control.
Press and hold the SETUP button until the LED LIGHT flashes twice.
Find the programming code for your DVD player in the code list in the back of this book and enter it
using the Number Buttons. If the code is accepted, the LED flashes twice after the last digit is
entered.
If the LED does not flash twice, repeat Steps 2 through 4 with the next code listed for the component and
manufacturer.
5. Point the remote control at the DVD Player and press the POWER button. The DVD Player will turn
off.
Note:
a)
b)
If your DVD player does not respond, try all the codes for your brand. If the codes
do not work, or your brand is not listed, see “Searching for Component Codes.”
Sometimes a code listed will only include limited functions. Try other codes that
may include more functionality.
4.18.4 Searching for Component Codes
If you cannot find the manufacturer in the component list or the program code does not work, you can use
the remote control to search for the correct component code.
To search for a component code:
1.
Turn on the component.
2.
Press the matching component button on the remote control.
3.
Press and hold the SETUP button until the LED flashes twice.
4.
Press 9 9 1. The LED flashes twice.
5.
Point the remote control at the component and then alternate between pressing the POWER
button and the component button on the remote control until the component turns off.
If the component still does not respond, clear the component button, then repeat the search
procedure.
4.19 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.
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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.
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 1-714-668-0588 or email us at techsupport@vinc.com.
Problem
Solution
No power.
Make sure the power button is ON (White VIZIO Logo).
Make sure AC power cord is securely connected to the AC socket.
Plug another electrical device (like a radio) to the power outlet to verify that the
outlet is supplying the proper voltage.
No sound.
Check your audio connection
Press MUTE on the remote control again, so that MUTE 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.
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Problem
Solution
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.
Make sure you have selected TV on the remote.
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.
If you are using TV, AV-C, AV-S 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-C, AV-S, Component, HDMI and TV).
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Tips for High-Definition Users.
The LCD HDTV is an ideal platform for viewing High Definition Content.
Best Image Quality will be achieved by the HDMI Input, then YPbPr, then RGB.
However, due to variances in broadcast practices, it is possible some image
distortions can occur.
Tips for Letterbox Content Users.
Letterboxed (or “Widescreen”) versions of DVD movies are most commonly
formatted for standard 4:3 Televisions. The LCD HDTV has the capability of
expanding this content so the entire screen is filled at the expense of image
accuracy. To use this function, press the “ZOOM” key on the remote control
and cycle among the available options.
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: (714)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
320A Kalmus Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Tel: (714) 668.0588 Fax: (714) 668-9099
Web: www.VIZIOCE.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
20” Diagonal, 16:9 Aspect Ratio
Resolution
1366 x 768 pixels
Pixel (Dot) Pitch
0.32475mm (H) x 0.32475mm (V)
Display Compatibility
HDTV (720P)
Signal Compatibility
480i (SDTV), 480P (EDTV), 720P (HDTV), 1080i (HDTV)
Colors
16.2 Million (6-bit + FRC)
Brightness
450 cd/m (typical)
Contrast
700:1 (typical)
Viewing Angle
>160° (horizontal), >140° (vertical)
Inputs
1x Co-axial RF (ATSC/QAM/NTSC), 1x HDMI™** with HDCP (plus Stereo Audio RCA for
DVI source), 1x Component YPbPr plus Stereo Audio, 1x RGB PC plus Stereo Audio, 1x SVideo (AV-S) plus Stereo Audio (shared in AV-C), 1x Composite Video (AV-C)
Outputs
1x Headphone Stereo Jack
Features
PIP, Noise Reduction, CC, V-Chip, 3D Comb Filter, Zoom, Freeze, Motion Adaptive DeInterlace, 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, 3W x 2
Panel Life
50,000 hours to half the original brightness
2
Power
Input
IEC Connector for direct power line connection
Voltage Range
100 ~ 240Vac at 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
85 W average
Environmental Conditions
Operating
Temperature: 5°C~35°C, Relative Humidity: 20~80%, Altitude: 0~14,000 ft
Non-Operating
Temperature: -20°C~50°C, Relative Humidity: 10~90%, Altitude: 0~40,000 ft
Dimensions
20.” W x 15.6” H x 8.4” D with stand; 20.” W x 14” H x 3.5” D without stand
Net Weight
17 lbs with stand
Gross Weight
22.5 lbs
Certifications
CSA/C-US, 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, 46, 56
Selecting the Screen Size, 11
Stepping through TV Channels, 27
Volume, 8, 27, 51
Advanced Video Features
Adaptive Luma, 33
Black Level Extender, 33
CTI (Color Transient Improvement, 33
DNR (Dynamic Noise Reduction, 33
Flesh Tone, 33
White Peak Limiter, 33
C
Cleaning your VIZIO TV, 51
Coax (RF)
Connecting for DTV, 21
Connecting for TV, 22
Connecting your Basic Set Top Box, 20
Component
Connecting your DVD Player, 15
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 19
Composite (AV)
Connecting your Basic Set-Top Box, 20
Connecting your DVD Player, 16
Controls
Front Panel, 8
Side Panel, 8
D
DTV
Audio Adjustment, 34
Parental Control, 38
Picture Adjustment, 30
Special Features, 36
Tuner Setup, 35
DTV Audio Adjust
Balance, 34
Bass, 34
Simulated Surround Sound, 35
Speakers On/Off, 35
Treble, 34
Volume, 34
DTV Picture Adjust
Advanced Video, 33
Backlight, 30, 43
Brightness, 31, 43
Color, 31
Color Temperature, 32, 44
Contrast, 31, 44
Picture Mode, 30
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Tint, 31
DTV Special Features
Closed Caption, 36
Closed Caption Style, 37
Language, 36
Reset, 37
Sleep Timer, 36
DTV Tuner Setup
Auto Search, 35
Daylight Saving, 36
Skip Channel, 35
Time Zone, 36
Tuner Mode, 35
DVI
Connecting your DVD Player, 14
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 18
E
Extended Warranty, 61
G
Glossary, 56
H
HDMI
Connecting your DVD Player, 14
Connecting your HDTV Set-Top Box, 17
HDMI Input
Audio Adjustment, 41
Picture Adjustment, 41
Setup, 41
I
Inputs
Antenna, 3
Connectors, 13
Rear Label, 9
Installation
Base removal, 5
Preparation, 5
Safety Instructions, 2
Wall Mounting, 5, 24
O
OSD
Brightness Adjustment, 55
Closed Caption Selection, 11
Color Adjustment, 13
Contrast Adjustment, 55
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Parental Control
Block Unrated Programming, 40
Channel Block, 38
Movie Rating, 39
Password change, 40
TV Rating, 39
PC Input
Audio Adjustment, 45
Picture Adjustment, 43
Setup, 45
PC Picture Adjust
Auto Adjust, 43
Fine Tune, 45
Horizontal Position, 45
Horizontal Size, 45
Vertical Position, 45
PC Resolutions, 23
PIP and POP Inputs, 47
R
Remote
Batteries, 12
Layout, 10, 12, 49
Range, 12
Remote Control
Codes for other devices., 62
Programming to work your DVD Player, 50
Programming to work your Set-Top Box, 49
Programming to work your VCR, 49
Setting the Sleep Timer, 48
Using your Cable or Satellite Remote to Operate your
VIZIO TV, 50
RGB
Connecting your PC, 23
S
Screen Size explanation, 46
S-Video
Connecting your DVD Player, 16
Connecting your VCR, 21
Connecting your Video Camera, 21
T
Technical Specifications, 55
Troubleshooting Guide, 51
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Audio Adjustment, 34
Parental Control, 38
Picture Adjustment, 30
Special Features, 36
TV Audio Adjust
Balance, 34
Bass, 34
Simulated Surround Sound, 35
Speakers On/Off, 35
Treble, 34
Volume, 34
TV Picture Adjust
Advanced Video, 33
Backlight, 30, 43
Brightness, 31, 43
Color, 31
Color Temperature, 32, 44
Contrast, 31, 44
Picture Mode, 30
Sharpness, 32
Tint, 31
TV Special Features
Closed Caption, 36
Language, 36
Reset, 37
Sleep Timer, 36
TV Tuner Setup, 35
Auto Search, 35
Skip Channel, 35
Tuner Mode, 35
V
Video Input
Audio Adjustment, 42
Parental Control, 43
Picture Adjustment, 42
Setup, 42
W
Warranty, 61
Watching TV
Basic Adjustments, 27
Basic connections, 24
First Startup, 24
Getting your Programs, 27
Program Information, 28
Status Information, 28
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6.4 Limited Product Warranty
Please read this warranty card carefully, it is a “ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY” on parts and labor and is only valid when
purchased from an Authorized Reseller, only on new and non-refurbished product, and available to customers in the Continental US,
Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. See below for the VIZIO Extended Service warranty.
VIZIO’s Responsibility
VIZIO Displays purchased in the United States are warranted to be free from defects in materials or workmanship for a period of one
(1) year from the date of their original retail purchase. If the unit fails to conform to this warranty, we will service the monitor using
new or refurbished parts.
Service Labor
During a period of one (1) year from the effective warranty date, VIZIO will provide, when needed, service labor to repair a
manufacturing defect at its designated Service Center. To obtain warranty service in the Untied States, you must first call our
Customer Support at (714) 668-0588. The determination of service will be made by VIZIO Customer Support. PLEASE DO NOT
RETURN YOUR UNIT TO VIZIO WITHOUT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION.
Parts
New or remanufactured replacements for defective parts will be used for repairs by VIZIO at its designated Service Center for one
(1) year from the effective warranty date. Such replacement parts are warranted for the remaining portion of the original warranty
period.
Service
During the one (1) year warranty period, VIZIO will, at its option and sole discretion, repair or replace defective parts, including
replacement of the entire Panel. The Customer will be required to ship the unit to the Service Center indicated at the time
Customer Support is contacted to make the necessary repairs, you are responsible for all transportation charges to and from the
service facility. VIZIO is not responsible for the de-installation or re-installation of the unit.
Packaging and Shipping Instruction
When you send the product to an authorized VIZIO service facility you must use the original carton box and packing material or an
equivalent as designated by VIZIO
Not Covered
This warranty does not cover defects, malfunctions or failures resulting from shipping or transit accidents, abuse, misuse, operation
contrary to furnished instructions, operation on incorrect power supplies, operation with faulty associated equipment, modification,
alteration, improper servicing, tampering or normal wear and tear or TVs on which the serial number has been removed or defaced.
Image Sticking caused by operating at excessive brightness levels for extended periods or mishandling are not covered by this
warranty.
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE PERIOD OF TIME SET FORTH ABOVE. OUR LIABILITY
FOR ANY AND ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING OUR
NEGLIGENCE, ALLEGED DAMAGE OR DEFECTIVE GOODS, WHETHER SUCH DEFECTS ARE DISCOVERABLE OR LATENT,
SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE DISPLAY. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF
USE, COMMERCIAL LOSS OR OTHER INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW
LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. This warranty
gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This is the only warranty
applicable; no one is authorized to extend or modify it or to grant any other warranty.
VIZIO retains the right to assess all warranty claims and to determine if damages are covered by the warranty. In case of a claim
that is not covered by the warranty, you will be contacted to determine whether VIZIO should repair the damage for a fee or whether
the product should be returned to you as received by the repair center.
Owner’s Responsibility
Effective Warranty Date
Warranty begins on the date of sale to the end user. To ensure warranty service, keep the dated bill or sale receipt as evidence of
the purchase date.
Warranty Service
For warranty service information, contact VIZIO Customer Support at (714) 668-0588, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm PST or visit
www.vizioce.com. Parts and service labor that are VIZIO’s responsibility (see above) will be provided without charge. Other service
is at the owner’s expense. You must provide the model, serial number and date of purchase. Before you ask for warranty service,
read your User Manual. You might avoid a service call.
Warranty conditions are subject to change, for latest Warranty Terms and Conditions and additional information regarding your
warranty, please see complete details online at www.VIZIOCE.com.
6.4.1 VIZIO Extended Service Warranty
Protect your investment beyond the standard warranty and experience piece of mind with VIZIO’s Extended Service Warranty.
Depending on your model, plans are offered for 2-5 years. Visit www.vizioce.com or call 1-800-988-4196 to purchase a plan today.
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6.5 Component Program Codes
Setup Code for VCR’s
Setup Code for VCR’s
Setup Code for VCR’s
ABS
21972
Emerson
Marantz
20035, 20081
Admiral
20048, 20209
Marta
20037
Aiko
20278
Matsushita
20035, 20162
Aiwa
20037, 20479
20035, 20037,
20184, 20240,
20045, 20121,
20043, 20209,
20002, 20278,
20479
Media Center PC
21972
Alienware
21972
Fisher
20047, 20104
MEI
20035
America Action
20278
Fuji
20035, 20033
Memorex
American High
20035
Fujitsu
20045
Amoisonic
20479
Gateway
21972
20035, 20162,
20037, 20048,
20039, 20047,
20240, 20104,
20209, 20479
Anam
20162, 20037,
20240, 20278
GE
20060, 20035,
20240
MGA
20240, 20043
Anam National
20162
General
20045
MGN Technology
20240
21972
Asha
20240
Go Video
20432
Microsoft
Audiovox
20037, 20278
GoldStar
20037, 20209,
20038, 20225
Mind
21972
Beaumark
20240
Minolta
20042
Haojie
20240
Mitsubishi
20067, 20043
Harman/Kardon
20081, 20038
Motorola
20035, 20048
Harwood
20072
MTC
20240
Hewlett Packard
21972
Multitech
20072
HI-Q
20047
NEC
Hitachi
20037, 20042,
20055
20035, 20037,
20048, 20104,
20067, 20038
Bell & Howell
Broksonic
20104
20184, 20121,
20209, 20002,
20479
Calix
20037
Canon
20035
Carver
20081
CCE
20072, 20278
Howard Computers
21972
Newave
20037
Changhong
20048, 20081
HP
21972
Nikko
20037
Citizen
20037, 20278
Hughes Network
Systems
20042, 20739
Noblex
20240
Colt
20072
Northgate
21972
iBUYPOWER
21972
Olympus
20035
JVC
20045, 20067
Optimus
KEC
20037, 20278
21062, 20162,
20037, 20048,
20104, 20432
Kenwood
20067, 20038
Orion
KLH
20072
20184, 20209,
20002, 20479
Panasonic
21062, 20035,
20162, 20616,
20225
Craig
20037, 20047,
20240, 20072
Curtis Mathes
20060, 20035,
20162
Cybernex
20240
CyberPower
21972
Kodak
20035, 20037
Daewoo
20045, 20104,
20278
Kolin
20043
Dell
21972
LG
Penney
Denon
20042
20037, 20045,
20042, 20209,
20038
20035, 20037,
20240, 20042,
20038
DirecTV
20739
Logik
20072
Pentax
20042
Durabrand
20039, 20038
LXI
20037
Philco
20035, 20479
Electrohome
20037
Magnavox
20035, 20039,
20081
Philips
Electrophonic
20037
20035, 20081,
20739, 20618
Magnin
20240
Emerex
20032
Pilot
20037
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Setup Code for VCR’s
Pioneer
20042, 20067
Tatung
20045, 20067
Polk Audio
20081
Technics
20035, 20162
Profitronic
20240
Teco
Proscan
20060
20035, 20037,
20048, 20038
Protec
20072
Teknika
20035, 20037
Pulsar
20039
Qisheng
20060
TMK
20240
Quasar
20035, 20162
Toshiba
Radix
20037
Randex
20037
20045, 20042,
20067, 20043,
21503, 21008,
21972
RCA
20060, 20035,
20240, 20042,
20880
Totevision
20037, 20240
Touch
21972
20035, 20037,
20048, 20047,
20104
Unitech
20240
Vector
20045
Vector Research
20038
Victor
20067
Video Concepts
20045
Videomagic
20037
Videosonic
20240
Realistic
ReplayTV
20616
Runco
20039
Sampo
20037, 20048
Samsung
20240, 20045,
20432
Tivo
20636, 20618,
21503, 20739
Setup Code for Cable
Converters
Daeryung
01877, 00877,
00477, 00008
Digi
00637
Director
00476
Dumont
00637
Gehua
00476
General
Instrument
00476, 00810,
00276, 00003,
00014
GoldStar
00144
Hamlin
00009, 00273
Hitachi
00014
Jerrold
00476, 00810,
00276, 00003,
00012, 00014
KNC
00008
LG
00144
Memorex
00000
Motorola
00476, 00810,
00276, 01254,
01376
00012
Sanky
20048, 20039
Viewsonic
21972
MultiVision
Sansui
20067, 20209,
20479
Wards
20060, 20035,
20048, 20047,
20081, 20240,
20042, 20072
Pace
01877, 00237
Panasonic
00000, 00008,
00107
Sanyo
20047, 20240,
20104
Scott
20184, 20045,
20121, 20043
Sears
20035, 20037,
20047, 20042,
20104
White
Westinghouse
20209, 20072
Panther
00637
Paragon
00000
XR-1000
20035, 20072
Philips
00317, 01305
Yamaha
20038
Pioneer
Zenith
20039, 20033,
20209, 20479
01877, 00877,
00144, 00533
Pulsar
00000
ZT Group
21972
Sharp
20048, 20209
Shintom
20072
Quasar
00000
Shogun
20240
RadioShack
00883
Singer
20072
00279, 00273
Sonic Blue
20616
Setup Code for Cable
Converters
Regal
Runco
00000
Sony
20035, 20032,
20033, 20636,
21972
ABC
00003, 00008,
00014
Samsung
00000, 00144
Americast
00899
Scientific Atlanta
01877, 00877,
00477, 00008
STS
20042
Bell & Howell
00014
Sylvania
20035, 20081,
20043
Sony
01006
Bell South
00899
Starcom
00003, 00014
21972
Clearmaster
00883
Supercable
00276
Tagar Systems
21972
ClearMax
00883
Supermax
00883
Tashiko
20037
Coolmax
00883
Tocom
00012
Systemax
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Converters
Setup Code for Satellite
Receivers
Setup Code for DVD Players
Torx
00003
JVC
Toshiba
00000
LG
01414, 01226
Blaupunkt
20717
Trans PX
00276
Magnavox
00724, 00722
Blue Parade
20571
Tristar
00883
Memorex
00724
Broksonic
20695
TS
00003
Mitsubishi
00749
Changhong
20627, 21061
V2
00883
Motorola
00869
CineVision
20869
Viewmaster
00883
NEC
01270
Coby
21086
Vision
00883
Next Level
00869
Curtis Mathes
21087
Vortex View
00883
Panasonic
00247, 00701
CyberHome
Zenith
00000, 00525,
00899
Paysat
00724
21024, 21023,
21129, 20816,
21117
Philips
Daewoo
20833, 21172,
20869
Setup Code for Satellite
Receivers
01142, 00749,
01749, 00724,
01076, 00722,
00099, 01442
Denon
20490
Proscan
00392, 00566
DVD2000
20521
AlphaStar
00772
Proton
01535
Emerson
20591, 20675
Chaparral
00216
RadioShack
00869
Enterprise
20591
Crossdigital
01109
RCA
Fisher
21919
DirecTV
00392, 00566,
00639, 01142,
00247, 00749,
01749, 00724,
00819, 01856,
01076, 01109,
00099, 01392,
01640, 01442,
01414, 01108
00392, 00566,
00855, 00143,
01392
Funai
20675
Samsung
01276, 01109,
01108
Gateway
21158, 21073
GE
20522, 20717
Go Video
20744, 20833,
21099, 20783,
21075, 20869,
21730
20796, 21056,
21937, 20794,
21020, 21915
00775
Sanyo
01219
SKY
00856
Sony
00639, 01640
Star Choice
00869
Greenhill
20717
Tivo
01142, 01442
Harman/Kardon
20582, 20702
Toshiba
Hitachi
01005, 00775,
01505
00749, 01749,
00790, 01285
20573, 20664,
21919
UltimateTV
01640, 01392
Hiteker
20672
Expressvu
00775
Uniden
00724, 00722
Initial
20717
GE
00566
US Digital
01535
Integra
20627, 21924
General
Instrument
00869
USDTV
01535
JBL
20702
Voom
00869
GOI
00775
JVC
Zenith
00856, 01856
20558, 20623,
20867
Kenwood
20490, 20534
KLH
20717, 21020,
21149
Dish Network
System
Dishpro
Echostar
01005, 00775,
01505
01005, 00775,
01505
Goodmans
01246
Hisense
01535
Hitachi
00819, 00222,
01250
Aiwa
20641, 21912
Koss
20651, 21980
HTS
00775
Akai
20770
Lasonic
20798
Hughes Network
Systems
01142, 00749,
01749, 01442
Allegro
20869
LG
Apex Digital
20672, 20717,
20797, 21061,
20591, 20869,
20801
Liquid Video
21980
I-Lo
01535
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Setup Code for DVD Players
Setup Code for CD Players
Lite-On
21158, 21058
SVA
20717
Miro
30000
Loewe
20511
Sylvania
20675
Mission
30157
Magnavox
20503, 20539,
21976, 21914,
20675
Symphonic
20675
MTC
30420
Teac
20717, 21984,
20809
NSM
30157
Onkyo
30868, 30101
Technics
20490
Optimus
Theta Digital
20571
Toshiba
20503, 20695
31063, 30000,
30032, 30037,
30420, 30179,
31075, 30145
V, Inc.
20123, 20124
Panasonic
30029
Urban Concepts
20503
Parasound
30420
Xbox
20522
Philips
30626, 30157
Yamaha
20490, 20539,
20545
Pioneer
31063, 31062,
30032
Zenith
20503, 20591,
20869
Polk Audio
30157
Proton
30157
QED
30157
Marantz
20539
Memorex
20695
Microsoft
20522
Mintek
20717
Mitsubishi
21521, 20521
Nesa
20717
Norcent
21003
Onkyo
20503, 20627,
21924, 20792
Oritron
20651, 21980
Panasonic
20490, 21762,
21990
Philips
Setup Code for CD Players
20503, 20539,
20646, 21914
Aiwa
30157
Quad
30157
Quasar
30029
Pioneer
20525, 20571
Burmester
30420
Polaroid
21086, 21061
30029
Polk Audio
20539
California Audio
Labs
RadioShack
31075
RCA
31062, 30032,
30420, 30179,
30053
Portland
20770
Carver
30157, 30179
Proscan
20522
Denon
30873
Realistic
30420, 30179
Qwestar
20651
DKK
30000
Rotel
30157, 30420
RCA
20522, 20571,
20717, 20822
DMX Electronics
30157
SAE
30157
Dynamic Bass
30179
Sansui
30157
Fisher
30179
Sanyo
30179
30157
Rio
20869
Rotel
20623
Garrard
30420
SAST
Sampo
20752, 20698
Genexxa
30032
Sharp
30861, 30037
Samsung
20490, 20573,
21932, 21075,
20820
Harman/Kardon
30157, 30173
Silsonic
30888, 30036
Hitachi
30032
Sonic Frontiers
30157
Sansui
20695
Integra
30101
Sony
30490, 30000,
30100
Sanyo
20695
JVC
30072
Soundesign
30145
Sharp
20630, 20752
Kenwood
Sharper Image
21117
30826, 30626,
30028, 30037,
30036, 30190
Sherwood
20770
Krell
30157
Shinco
20717
Linn
30157
Shinsonic
20533
Magnavox
30157
Sonic Blue
20869, 21099
Marantz
Sony
20533, 20864,
21033, 21904,
21903
30626, 30029,
30157
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MCS
30029
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30157
Tascam
30420
Teac
30420
Technics
30029
Victor
30072
Wards
30157, 30053
Yamaha
30888, 30036
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Zonda
30157
Setup Code for Audio
Amplifiers
Bose
30674
GE
30078
JVC
30331
Marantz
30321
Nakamichi
30321
NEC
30264
Optimus
30395
Realistic
Setup Code for Audio
Amp/Tuners
JVC
30074, 31263
Kenwood
31313, 31570,
30027
KLH
31428
Magnavox
31189, 31269,
30531
Marantz
31189, 31269,
30039
MCS
30039
Onkyo
30842, 30135
Optimus
31023, 30670,
30531, 31074
30395
Panasonic
31518, 30039
Sansui
30321
Philips
31189, 31269
Shure
30264
Pioneer
Sony
30689
31023, 30150,
30014, 30630,
30531
Soundesign
30078
Proscan
31254
Victor
30331
Qisheng
31609
Wards
30078
Quasar
30039
Yamaha
30354, 30133
RadioShack
31263
RCA
31023, 31609,
31254, 30531,
31074
Setup Code for Audio
Amp/Tuners
Sharper Image
31263
Silsonic
30176
Sony
31058, 31441,
31258, 31759
Soundesign
30670
Stereophonics
31023
Sunfire
31313
ADC
30531
Aiwa
31405, 31243,
30121
Anam
31609, 31074
Audiotronic
31189
Bose
31229
Capetronic
30531
Carver
31189
Coby
31263
Denon
31360, 31142,
30904
Fonmix
31360
Glory Horse
31263
Harman/Kardon
30110
Hitachi
31273
Inkel
30027
Setup Code for TV’s
Integra
30135
Addison
JBL
30110
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Teac
31074, 31267
Technics
31308, 31518,
30039
Setup Code for TV’s
Advent
10761, 10842
Aiko
10092
Aiwa
11914
Akai
10812, 10702,
10030, 10672,
11903
Albatron
10700, 10843
America Action
10180
Anam
10250, 10180,
10700
Anam National
10250, 10650
Anhua
10051
AOC
10451, 10093,
10180, 10060,
10030, 10178,
10092
Apex Digital
10748, 10765,
10879, 10767,
11943
Audiovox
10451, 10180,
10875, 10092,
10623
Baile
10661
Beijing
10812, 10661
Bell & Howell
10154
BenQ
11032
Bradford
10180
Broksonic
10236, 10463,
11911, 11938,
11905, 11935,
11929
Cailing
10748
Candle
10030
Carnivale
10030
Carver
10054
Celebrity
10000
Thorens
31189
Celera
10765
Victor
30074
Changcheng
10051, 10661
Wards
30014
Changhong
Yamaha
30176, 31276,
31176
10156, 10765,
11156, 10767
Ching Tai
10092
Chun Yun
10000, 10180,
10700, 10092,
10843
10092
Chung Hsin
10180, 10053
10093, 10463
Cinema
10672
Admiral
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Setup Code for TV’s
Setup Code for TV’s
Citizen
10060, 10030,
11928, 10092
Gateway
11756, 11755
Kangli
10661
GE
10180
10180
Kenwood
10030
Commercial
Solutions
11447, 10047
KLH
10765, 10767
Conrowa
10156, 10145,
11156
11447, 10047,
11454, 10051,
10451, 10180,
10030, 10178,
11917, 10092,
11907, 11922
KEC
Clarion
Kolin
Gibralter
10017, 10030
10180, 10150,
10053
Contec
10180
GoldStar
KTV
10180, 10030
Craig
10180
10154, 10030,
10178, 11926
Kunlun
10051, 10661
Crosley
10054
Grunpy
10180
LG
Crown
10180
Haier
11034
10060, 10030,
10178, 10856,
10700, 10025
Curtis Mathes
10047, 10054,
10154, 10451,
10093, 10060,
10702, 10030,
10145, 10166
Hallmark
10178
Lloyd's
11904
Hankook
10180, 10030,
10178
LXI
Harley Davidson
11904
10047, 10054,
10154, 10156,
10178
CXC
10180
Harman/Kardon
10054
Magnasonic
11928, 11913
Daewoo
10154, 10451,
10180, 10030,
10178, 10672,
11928, 10092,
10661, 11909,
10623, 10700
Harvard
10180
Magnavox
11454, 10054,
10030, 10706,
11931, 11254,
11913, 11904,
11944
Dayu
10661
Dell
11080
Denon
10145
Dumont
10017
Durabrand
Havermy
10093
Helios
10865
Hello Kitty
10451
Magnin
11907
Hisense
10156, 10748,
10145, 11156
Marantz
10054, 10030,
10704
Hitachi
10156, 10030,
10178, 11145,
10145, 10092,
11904, 11156
Matsushita
10250, 10650
10463, 10180,
10178, 10171,
11034
Hongmei
10093
Huafa
10145
Electroband
10000
Huari
10145
Emerson
10154, 10236,
10463, 10180,
10178, 10171,
11944, 11909,
11929, 11905,
11928, 10623,
11911
Huodateji
10051
Imperial Crown
10661
Infinity
10054
Envision
10030
Ether
10030
Firstar
10236
Fisher
10154
Fortress
10093
Fujitsu
10809, 10853
Funai
10180, 10171,
11904
Furi
10145
Futuretech
10180
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Inteq
10017
JBL
10054
JCB
10000
Jean
10156, 10051,
10236, 10092
Jensen
10761
Jiahua
10051
Jinfeng
10051
Jinxing
10054, 10156,
10145
JVC
10053, 11923,
11253
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Maxent
11755
Megapower
10700
Megatron
10178, 10145
Memorex
10154, 10463,
10150, 10178,
11911, 11926,
11924, 11920,
11927
MGA
10150, 10030,
10178, 11907
Midland
10047, 10017,
10051
Mitsubishi
10154, 10250,
10093, 10236,
10180, 11250,
10150, 10030,
10178, 11917,
10836
Monivision
10843, 10700
Motorola
10093
MTC
10060, 10030
Mudan
10051
Multitech
10180
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Setup Code for TV’s
NAD
10156, 10178,
10866
Quasar
10250, 10051,
11924, 10650
National
10051
RadioShack
NEC
10154, 10156,
10051, 10053,
10030, 10178,
11704
10047, 10154,
10180, 10030,
10178, 11920,
11904
RCA
11447, 10047,
11454, 10000,
10030, 10178,
11547, 11922,
11917, 10092,
11907, 11948,
10090, 10679
Newave
10093, 10178,
10092
Nikko
10030, 10178,
10092
Norcent
10748, 10824
NTC
10092
Onwa
Optimus
Realistic
10154, 10180,
10030, 10178
10180
Rowa
10748
10154, 10250,
10166, 10650,
11927, 11924,
11913
Runco
10017, 10030
Sampo
10154, 10093,
10030, 10178,
10171, 10700,
10650, 11755,
10092
Optonica
10093
Orion
10236, 10463,
11929, 11911,
11905
Panasonic
Samsung
10054, 10250,
10051, 10650,
11941, 11927,
11924
Panda
10051, 10706
Penney
10047, 10156,
10051, 10060,
10030, 10178,
11926, 11907
10154, 10156,
10060, 10812,
10702, 10030,
10178, 11060,
10814, 10092,
11903, 10090,
10766
Sansui
10463, 11904,
11935, 11929,
11911
Sanyo
10154, 10156,
10180, 10145,
11907
Setup Code for TV’s
11904
Soundesign
10180, 10178
Sowa
10156, 10051,
10060, 10178,
10092
Squareview
10171
SSS
10180
Starlite
10180
Studio Experience
10843
Supreme
10000
SVA
10748, 10865
Sylvania
10054, 10030,
10171, 11944,
11931
Symphonic
10180, 10171,
11913, 11904
Synco
10000, 10451,
10093, 10060,
10178, 10092
Tacico
10178, 10092
Tandy
10093
Tashiko
10092, 10650
Tatung
10054, 10154,
10156, 10051,
10060, 11156,
11756, 11254
Technics
10250, 10051
Techwood
10051
Teco
10051, 10093,
10178, 10092
Teknika
10054, 10180,
10150, 10060,
10092
Telefunken
10702
Tera
10030
Thomas
11904
Tiane
10093
Philco
10054, 10180,
10030, 10178
Sanyuan
10093
Philips
11454, 10054,
10000, 10051,
10030, 10178,
10092, 10690
Scotch
10178
Scott
10236, 10180,
10178
Pilot
10030
Sears
Pioneer
10166, 10866,
10679
10047, 10054,
10154, 10156,
10178, 10171,
11926, 11904
Portland
10092
Shaofeng
10145
Prima
10761
TMK
10178
Sharp
Princeton
10700
10093, 10030,
10650, 11917
TNCi
10017
Prism
10051
Shen Ying
10092
Tobo
10748
Shencai
10145
Toshiba
10154, 10156,
10060, 10145,
11945, 11704,
11936, 11156,
11935, 10650,
11918
Tuntex
10030, 10092
Proscan
11447, 10047,
11922
Sheng Chia
10093, 10236
Proton
10030, 10178
Skygiant
10180
Pulsar
10017
Skyworth
10748
Sony
11100, 10000,
10650, 11925,
Qingdao
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Setup Code for TV’s
Setup Code for TV’s
TVS
10463
Vidtech
10178
VIZIO
11758, 11756,
10885, 10864
Viewsonic
11755, 10885,
10864
White
Westinghouse
10463, 11909,
10623
Yamaha
10030
Vector Research
10030
Wards
Yapshe
10250
Victor
10250, 10053,
10650
Zenith
Vidikron
10054
10017, 10463,
10178, 11904,
11929, 11911,
11909, 10092
Version 9/27/2006
10054, 10030,
10178, 10866,
11156
Warumaia
10661
Waycon
10156
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