Panasonic CT-27G23 Owner's manual

Panasonic CT-27G23 Owner's manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Contents

Congratulations

.....................................

:................. .... 3

Customer Record ....................................................

... 3

Care and Cleaning ....................................................

3

Specifications .............................................................

3

Installation ....................................................................

4

Television Location ....................................................

4

Optional Cable Connections ......................................

4

AC Power Supply Cord ..............................................

4

Cable / Antenna .........................................................

4

Cable Connection ......................................................

4

Antenna Connection ..................................................

5

Optional Equipment Connections ...............................

5

To Audio Amplifier......................................................

6

Audio Adjustments .....................................................

6

Main Menu .....................................................................

6

ACTION Button ..........................................................

6

CH / VOL Buttons.......................................................

6

Picture In Picture (PIP) Operation ...............................

7

PiP Operation with a VCR and Cable Box ................. 7

PIP Operation with a VCR - No Cable Box ................ 8

Main Menu Feature Chart ............................................

9

Special Features .........................................................

11

Languages ...............................................................

11

Timer ............... :........................................................

11

Sleep Timer ..............................................................

11

Program Timer .........................................................

12

CH CAP (Channel Caption) .....................................

13

LOCK .......................................................................

13

Game Guard Lock....................................................

13

Unlocking Game Guard ............................................

14

Troubleshooting

Chart ...............................................

15

Safety Instructions

WARNING

WARNING:

To reduce the risk of electric shock do not remove cover or back. I

No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified sewice personnel.

head within a friangle is

intended

to tell

the

user that

The exclamation point within tdangle is intended to tell the user that important operating and servicing instructions are in

the papers with the appliance.

risk of electric shock to persons.

WARNING:

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.

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CONGRA TULA TIONS

ongratulations

'Your new TV features a solid state chassis that is designed to give you many

years of enjoyment.

It was thoroughly tested and tuned at the factory for

best performance.

_ust:amer

Record

The model and serial number of this product are located on the back of the

TV. You should note the model and serial number in the space provided and retain as a permanent record of your purchase. This will aid in identification in the event of theft or loss.

Product registration is available at www.prodreg.condpanasonic.

Model

Number

Serial

Number

_are and Cleaning

Screen (Turn TV Off)

Use a mild soap solution or window cleaner with a soft clean cloth. DO NOT USE ABRASIVE CLEANERS.

Avoid excessive moisture and wipe dry.

Cabinet and Remote Control

Use a soft cloth dampened with water or a mild detergent solution.

Do not use benzene, thinner, or other petroleum based cleaners.

Avoid excessive moisture and wipe dry.

;pecifications

Power Source

CT-27G23

CT-35G23

CT-2769S

CT-32G23

CT-36G23

CT-3269S

Channel Capability181

Video Input Jacks

Audio Input Jacks

To Audio AMP Jack

S-VHS Input Jack

(some models)

120V AC, 60Hz

VHF-12; UHF-56; Cable 113

1Vp.p,75 Ohm, Phono Jack Type

500mY I_Ms 47K Ohm

O-2,0V RMS 4.7K Ohm

S-Video (Y-C) Connectoi

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INSTALLA TION

Installation

Television Location

This unit is intended to be used with an optional stand or entertainment

center. Consult your dealer for available options.

13 Avoid excessive sunlight or bright lights, including reflections.

13 Keep away from excessive heat or moisture, Inadequate ven-_ilation

may cause internal component failure.

13

Fluorescent lighting may reduce Remote Control transmitting range.

£3 Avoid magnetic equipment, including motors, fans, or external speakers.

Optional

Cable Connections

Shielded audio and video cables should be used between components. For

best results:

O

Use 75-ohm coaxial shielded cables.

13

Check type of output and input connectors on your components.

13 Determine required cable lengths.

AC Power Supply Cord

CAUTION:

TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH

WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT OF AC

OUTLET AND FULLY INSERT.

DO NOT USE A PLUG

WITH A RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS

Polarized plug

THE BLADE CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE

EXPOSURE.

FOR SOME MODELS THAT ARE NON-POLARIZED, THE

USE OF AN AC ADAPTOR CONNECTOR MAY BE NECESSARY.

Remote Control

The Remote Control Quick Reference Guide is located within the package

provided with this "IV.

Cable / Antenna

For proper reception, either a cable or antenna connection is required.

Cable Connection

Connect the cable supplied by your local cable company.

Note: A cab/e converter box

may

be

required for proper reception. Check

with your local Cable company for

compatibility requirements.

Incoming Cable from

Cable Company

75 Ohm VHF/UHF on back of TV

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Antenna

INSTALLATION

Connection

For proper reception of VHF/UHF Incoming Cable from channels, an external antenna is HomeAntenna

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required.

For best reception an I_ outdoor antenna is recommended.

Antenna Mode must be set to TV.

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Up Menu.

Optional Equipment Connections

VCR's, video disc players,TV game consoles, and DSS equipment can also be

connected to the video inputs. See the optional equipment manual for details.

(Some models have only one video input and some models have an S-Video input.)

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Procedure

Note:

1.

Connect equipment as shown to rear AudioNideo input jacks,

2.

Select the Video mode by pressing TVNIDEO button.

3.

Operate optional equipment as instructed in equipment manual.

The S-VIDEO connection is optional and overrides other VIDEO connections.

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MAIN MENU

TO AUDIO AMPlifier

Connect to an external audio amplifier input for listening to a stereo system.

Note: Do not conner TO AUDIO AMP terminally, external speakers. directly to

Audio Adjustments

1.

Press TV SPEAKERS ON button located in the back of Lthe TV or select TV SPEAKERS ON located in the AUDIO menu on screen.

2.

Set amplifier volume to minimum.

3.

Adjust TV volume to desired level.

4.

Adjust amplifier volume to match the TV.

5.

Press TV Speakers OFF button on the back of the TV or

OFF&VAO from AUDIO menu.

6.

Volume and mute are now controlled from the TV.

Note:

In OFF&FAO

the

volume

is

controlled

by the

external amplifier.

Main Menu

Main Menu

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ACTION Button

Press the ACTION button to display the Main Menu and Sub Menus.

Press the ACTION button repeatedly to exit.

OH / VOL Buttons

Press the CH (channel) or.VOL (volume) buttons to select an icon. Use the

OH buttons to highlight the desired features.

Use VOL buttons to select and adjust features.

Remote Navigation Buttons

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PICTURE

Picture In Picture (PIP) Operation

IN PICTURE

(PIP)

OPERATION

siP Operation

With a VCR and Cable Box

,

This television includes a Picture In Picture (PIP) feature.

A second video source (VCR, Camcorder, etc,) is required to provide a second picture.

Connect your television to a VCR and Cable Box, as shown.

(Some models have only one video input and some models have an S-VIDEO video input.) r--

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Incoming

Cable

Cable Splitter

(Not Supplied)

CABLES NOT SUPPLIED

Note:

The Remote Control must be programmed with supplied codes to operate the VCR and Cable Box.

See Programming the Remote

Control in the Remote Control Quick Reference Guide.

Procedure

Press the PIP button on the Remote Control to display the PIP frame.

Note:

The PIP picture is the same as the main picture, initially.

To view a different picture in the PIP frame:

Press the W/VIDEO button on the Remote Control to select

the video PIP source.

Note:

Verify the CABLE BOX and VCR are ON and the VCR

tuned to channel 3.

Choose channels for the PIP frame by pressing the CABLE

button on the Remote Control and using the numeric keypad

or CH up/clown buttons.

Choose channels for the Main Picture by pressing the TV button on the Remote Control and using the numeric keypad or CH up/down buttons.

The SWAP

button switches the PIP and Main

Picture source. Press the RECALL button for PIP and Main Picture source status, on screen.

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PICTURE IN PICTURE

(PIP)

OPERATION

PIP Operation with a VCR - No Cable Box

This television includes a Picture In Picture (PIP) feature.

A second video source (VCR) is required to provide a second picture.

Connect yourtelevision to a VCR, as shown.

(Some models have only one video input and some models have an S-VIDEO input.).

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Note:

Procedure

The Remote Control must be programmed with the supplied codes to operate the VCR. See Programming the Remote Control in the

Remote Control Quick Reference Guide.

Turn the VCR OFF and tune the TV to channel 3.

Press the PIP button on the Remote Control to display the PIP frame on screen.

Note:

The PIf5 picture is the same as the Main picture, initially.

Press the TV/VIDEO button on the Remote Control to select

the VIDEO PIP source.

Press the VCR button on the Remote Control and turn ON the VCR.

Press the TM/MCR button on the Remote Control.

Choose channels

for

PIP

frame by

pressing VCR

CHANNEL up/down buttons on the Remote Control.

Choose channels for the Main Picture by pressing the TM button on the Remote Control and using the numeric keypad or CH up/down buttons.

The

SWAP button switches the PIP and Main

Picture source, Press the RECALL button for PIP

and Main Picture source status, on screen.

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MAIN MENU FEATURE CHART

Main Menu Feature Chart

SET TIME

ANT

AUTO PROG

MANUAL PROG

AUTO POWER ON

CC MODE

LANGUAGES

GEOMAGNETIC CORR

(some models) i:

SET UP

When entered, TIME will display on screen after pressing

POWER button, RECALL button, or changing channels.

Choose CABLE or TV to match the signal at your antenna input.

Automatically program channels with a signal into memory.

Manually add or delete channels from memory.

Automatically turn TV POWER on when AC power is applied.

Select CC for Closed Captioning display.

Select OFF to display closed captioning when MUTE button is pressed.

Select English, Spanish, or French menu.

Adjustment may be required for geomagnetic fields in the area.

AUDIO

MODE

AISOUND

TVSPEAKERS

Select the audio mode:

13

STEREO - Two channel audio reception.

13 SAP - (Second Audio Program) Tune to the alternate audio channel if available in your area

(bilingual or descriptive audio).

13 MONO - One channel audio.

Use when stereo signal is weak.

Automatically .maintain constant volume between programs and commercials.

Select TV SPEAKERS:

13 ON - TV SPEAKERS operate normally.

13

OFF&VAO (Variable Audio Output) - TV Speakers off -- audio adjustable by TV.

0 OFF&FAO (Fixed Audio Output) - TV SPEAKERS off w audio adjustable only by the amplifier

(some models).

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MAIN MENU FEATURE CHART

Main Menu Feature Chart (Cont.)

CHANNEL

CAPTION

SLEEP TIMER

PROGRAM TIMER

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H

PICTURE NORM

COLOR

TINT

BRIGHTNESS

PICTURE

SHARPNESS

GAME GUARD

CH CAP

Provide labels for up to 30 stations using up to four characters for each station.

TIMER

Program TV to automatically turn off in 30, 60, or

90 minutes. Select NO to turn timer off.

Program "IV to automatically turn on and off at selected time on a selected channel, daily or only one day.

PICTURE

Reset all picture adjustments to factory default settings.

Adjust desired color intensity.

Adjust natural flesh tones.

Adjust dark areas for crisp detail.

Adjust white areas of picture.

Adjust clarity of outline detail.

LOC

Program to prevent video games, cable box, and VCR's from being viewed.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Special Features

Languages

In SET UP menu, select ENGLISH, ESPAI_IOL, OR FRAN(_AIS.

SET-UP

SET TIME

ANT ....

AUTO PROG

MANUAL PROG

AUTO POWER ON

I-_ MODE

00 : 00

CABLE

NO

NO

OFF

OFF

PM

GEOMAGNETIC CORR NO

Geomagnetic Corr (Correction)

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(some models)

In SET-UP menu, select GEOMAGNETIC

CORR to adjust discoloration due

to the geomagnetic field in the area. Use the navigation keys to adjust the tilt

bar parallel to the bottom of the picture frame.

SET-UP

SET TIME

ANT

AUTO PROG

MANUAL PROG

AUTO POWER ON

MODE

_

00 : 00

CABLE

NO

NO

OFF

OFF

ENGLISH ESPAQOL FRAN(_AIS

PM

Timer

Sleep Timer

In TIMER menu, program to turn "IV OFF in 30, 60, or 90 minutes. Select

NO to turn off timer.

Note:

12:00

• 12:00

3

'

PM

AM

TIME FIRST

Auto Power On in the Set Up Menu must be OFF to use the

Sleep 77met.

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SPECIAL FEATURES

Program Timer

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In Timer menu, program TV to automatically turn on'and off at selected time on a selected channel, daily or one day.

Note:

TIMER CONTROL

SLEEP TIMER NO

ON

OFF

CHANNEL

SET

12 : 00 PM

12 : 00 AM

3

TIME FIRST

TIME must be entered in the SET

UP

PROGRAM TIMER.

menu to operate

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Turn Off After 90 Minutes

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The TV automatically turns OFF after 90 minutes

when turned on by the PROGRAM TIMER.

If the

OFF time is programmed or if a key is pressed, the automatic OFF after 90 minutes will be cancelled.

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PROGRAM TIMER Activation

The PROGRAM TIMER is active when the TV is

OFF o_ ON.

The TV will switch to the selected

channel

at the selected time set by the

PROGRAM TIMER,

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SPECIAL FEATURES

3H CAP

(Channel Caption)

_

Program channel captions (station labels) for 30 stations using up to four characters.

CHANNEL CAPTION

123

ENTER CAPTION

Note:

& TO MOVE

• CURSOR

,b, TO SELECT

CHANNEL

Delete channel captions by entering dashes (-) in all four character slots.

LOCK

Game Guard Lock

In LOCK menu, use to prevent video games and VCR's from being viewed for 12, 24, or 48 hours using a secret code.

Lock Channel 3, Channel 4, and video inputs for 12, 24, or 48 hours by entering a three-digit secret code.

Unlock GAME GUARD by entering the same three-digit secret code.

GAME LOCK

LOCKS CH 3, 4, AND VIDEO INPUTS

HOW LONG?

ENTER CODE

12 HRS

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Note:

Understand how to unlock GAME GUARD before using it. Use a code that is easy to remember or record it in a safe place.

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GAME GUARD

Unlock

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If you do not remember your code, Game Guard will unlock in 12, 24, or 48 hours depending on

last setup.

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SPECIAL FEATURES

Unlocking Game Guard

GAME GUARD

LOCKED

L_K AcmVA_D

ENTER CODE TO CHANGE SE'I-FING

Enter the same three-digit code.

INVALID CODE

If the three-digit code is not the same as entered previously.

If the same three-digit code is used.

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TROUBLESHOOTING

Troubleshooting Chart

Before calling for service, determine the symptoms and follow suggested solutions.

CHART

Adjust Antenna Location and Connection r:_loisy Audio

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Noisy Audio

\

Noisy Audio

No Audio

\

Noisy Audio

No Audio

\

Normal Audio

Wrong Audio

Normal Audio

Adjust Antenna Location and Connection

Check Antenna Lead-in Wire

Multiple Image

Move TV from Electrical Appliances, Lights, Vehicles,

and Medical Equipment

Interference

Increase Volume

Change Channel

Normal Video

No Video

No Video

No PIP

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No Color i

Set "IV or Cable Mode Properly

Check Antenna Cables

Check Power Cord is Plugged into Active Outlet

Adjust Brightness and Audio Controls

Change Channel

Check Cable Connections

Program the Remote Control Again

Check Second Video Source Operation

Adjust Color Settings

Change Channel

Check Audio Is Set To Stereo Or Mono, Not SAP

Normal Video

N-

Discoloration

Adjust Geomagnetic Corr (Correction) in the

SET-UP menu

Norn).alAudio Normal Video

Intermittent Remote Control Operation

Replace Remote Control Batteries

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NOTES

Read these instructions completely before operating TV.

Contents are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Copyright1998 by MatsushitaElectricCorporationofAmerica. All rights reserved.

.-Unauthorized copying and distributionis a violation of law.

Panasonlc Consumer Electronics Company,

Division of Matsushita

Electric Corporation of America

One Panesonic Way

Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 www.panesonic.com

(80Q) 2"2-2-4213

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Panasonlc de Mexico, S.A, de C.V.

Amores No. 1120

Col. Del Valle C.P. 03100

M_xico, D.F.

Tel. (915 b 015) 488-1000

Fax (915 b 015) 575-6763, 575-6765

Panesonlc Sales Company,

Division of Matsushlta Electric " of Puerto Rico Inc. ("PSC")

Ave. 65 de Infanterla, Km 9.5

San Gabriel Industdel Park

Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985

Tel, (787) 750-4300

Fax (787) 768-2910

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