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Return your Warranty Registration card today to ensure
you receive all the benefits you’re entitled to.
Once your PHILIPS purchase is registered, you’re eligible to receive all the privileges of owning a
PHILIPS product. So complete and return the Warranty Registration Card enclosed with your
purchase at once, and take advantage of these important benefits.
Warranty
Verification
Owner
Confirmation
Model
Registration
Registering your product within
10 days confirms your right to
maximum protection under the
terms and conditions of your
PHILIPS warranty.
Your completed Warranty
Registration Card serves as
verification of ownership in the
event of product theft or loss.
Returning your Warranty Registration
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receive all the information and special
offers which you qualify for as the
owner of your model.
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President and Chief Executive Officer
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welcome to the “family!”
Know these
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RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This “bolt of lightning” indicates
uninsulated material within your unit
may cause an electrical shock. For the
safety of everyone in your household, please
do not remove product
covering.
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The “exclamation point” calls attention
to features for which you should read
the enclosed literature closely to
prevent operating and maintenance
problems.
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WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR
SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
EQUIPMENT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
CAUTION: To prevent electric shock,
match wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully
insert.
ATTENTION: Pour éviter les choc
électriques, introduire la lame la plus large de
la fiche dans la borne correspondante de la
prise et pousser jusqu’au fond.
For Customer Use
Enter below the Serial No., which is
located on the rear of the cabinet. Retain
this information for future reference.
Model No. __________________________
Serial No. __________________________
Visit our World Wide Web Site at http://www.philips.com
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read before operating equipment
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with a dry cloth.
Do not block any of the ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturers instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or groundingtype plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than
the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and third
grounding prong.The wide blade or third prong are provided for
your safety.When the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete
outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus.When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury
from tip-over.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused
for long periods of time.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled
or objects have fallen into apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has
been dropped.
This product may contain lead or mercury. Disposal of these
materials may be regulated due to environmental considerations.
For disposal or recycling information, please contact your local
authorities or the Electronic Industries Alliance: www.eiae.org.
16. Damage Requiring Service - The appliance should be
serviced by qualified service personnel when:
A. The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the
appliance; or
C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or
D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or
exhibits a marked change in performance; or
E. The appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
17. Tilt/Stability - All televisions must comply with recommended
international global safety standards for tilt and stability
properties of its cabinets design.
• Do not compromise these design standards by applying
excessive pull force to the front, or top, of the cabinet which
could ultimately overturn the product.
• Also, do not endanger yourself, or children, by placing
electronic equipment/toys on the top of the cabinet. Such
items could unsuspectingly fall from the top of the set and
cause product damage and/or personal injury.
18. Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The appliance should be mounted
to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
19. Power Lines - An outdoor antenna should be located away
from power lines.
20. Outdoor Antenna Grounding - If an outside antenna is
connected to the receiver, be sure the antenna system is
grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage
surges and built up static charges.
Section 810 of the National Electric Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 701984, provides information with respect to proper grounding of
the mats and supporting structure grounding of the lead-in wire
to an antenna-discharge unit, size of grounding connectors,
location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes and requirements for the grounding electrode. See
Figure below.
21. Objects and Liquid Entry - Care should be taken so that
objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure
through openings.
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE (NEC)
GROUND CLAMP
ANTENNA LEAD IN WIRE
ANTENNA DISCHARGE UNIT (NEC SECTION 810-20)
GROUNDING CONDUCTORS (NEC SECTION 810-21)
GROUND CLAMPS
ELECTRIC SERVICE EQUIPMENT
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM (NEC ART 250, PART H)
Note to the CATV system installer :This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the
NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding
system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
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Contents
Installation
English
Preparation 4
Use of the remote control 5
To use the menus 6
Setup menu 6
Program/Erase channels 6
Auto programming channels 6
Memorizing/Erasing current channel 7
Operation
Buttons in front of the TV 7
Picture menu 8
Sound menu 8
Closed Caption 9
Parental control functions 10
Setting up blocking 10-11
Help?
If this instruction manual does not
give an answer or if ‘Before Calling
Service’ does not solve your TV
problem, you can call your Local
Philips Customer or Service Centre.
See the supplied World-wide
guarantee booklet.
Please, have the Model and
Product number which you can
find at the back of your television
set or on the packaging, ready,
before calling the Philips helpline.
Model: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Product No: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connect peripheral equipment
Connecting and selecting equipment 12-14
Connect your PC 15
Use of your PC 16
Tips 16
Before Calling Service 17
Glossary 18
Conversion tables for off-air
and cable channels 19
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Preparation
Please, make sure to connect the
power plug to the wall outlet socket
after connecting the TV to the
adapter!
‘ Remote control: Remove the cover of the
battery compartment. Insert the 2 batteries
supplied (Type R6-LR6 1.5V).
& Place the TV on a solid surface.
R6-LR6 / 1,5 V
min.
1m
( Power:This TV operates on a DC supply
Ensure that the TV is placed in a position to
allow free flow of air. Do not cover the
ventilation openings on the back cover.
To prevent any unsafe situations, no naked
flame sources, such as lighted candles,
should be placed on or in the vicinity.
Avoid heat, direct sunlight and exposure to
rain or water.The equipment shall not be
exposed to dripping or splashing.
provided by the AC-DC adapter.The
voltage is as indicated on the label on the
back cover.
DC 12V
_
+
é Insert the aerial plug firmly into the
aerial socket ANT IN x 75 Ω at the back
of the TV.
CABLE
ANT IN
x 75
“ To connect your computer, see Connect
peripheral equipment, Personal computer,
p 15.To connect other peripherals,
see p. 12.
Only use the AC-DC adapter supplied with
the TV and never apply an AC power cord
to the TV directly.The AC-DC adapter
operates on an AC power supply, the
voltage is as indicated on the label of the
AC-DC adapter.
Connect the DC plug of the AC-DC
adapter to the DC 12V socket at the back
of the TV. Connect the AC-DC adapter and
its power cord.
Insert the power cord in the wall socket
having a AC power supply of 110V.
§ Turn the TV on: Press the power button
at the front side of the TV to turn it on or
off.
If the TV is in standby mode, the standby
indicator in front of the TV illuminates brightly.
Press the B button on the remote control or
the – CH + button or one of the digit buttons
to turn the TV on.
See p. 7 to memorize the channels available
in your local broadcast area.
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Use of the remote control
SLEEP Sleeptimer
B Standby
Press to turn on/off the TV.
The TV is never completely
powered off unless it is
physically unplugged.
EXT Source
Select your computer or other
peripherals: press repeatedly to
select TV, VIDEO, S-VIDEO,
COMPONENT or PC monitor
mode, according to where you
connected your external
source. See p. 12.
• VIDEO for a VCR connected
to the AV connectors of the
TV.
• S-VIDEO for a S-Video VCR
connected to the S-VIDEO
connector of the TV.
• COMPONENT for a
DVD/DTV Set Top box or
another component video
device connected to Y, Pb,
Pr (480i) and to the AV
AUDIO inputs L and R.
• PC for a personal computer
connected to the PC INPUT
connector of the TV.
Note: When a VCR is connected
via the aerial socket, the TV is
used in TV mode. Alternatively, you
can select the tv, video, s-video,
component or pc monitor mode
with the EXT button on the
remote control.
0/9 Digit buttons
To select a TV channel.
0 Previous program
To display the previously
selected TV channel.
MENU Press repeatedly to
display each menu.
OK Press this key to activate
your choice, when in the menus.
B
EXT
SLEEP
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
0
CC
OK
MENU
With this key you can set a
time period after which the TV
should switch itself to standby.
Press the key repeatedly to
select the number of minutes.
The counter runs from ..., 10,
20, 30... to 240 minutes.The
timer begins to count down
from the number of minutes
selected after the display has
disappeared.
Note: To view the remaining time,
press the SLEEP button once. To
cancel the sleep time, repeatedly
press the SLEEP button until ...
appears.
If you turn the TV off after setting
the sleep time, the setting will be
erased. Set it again.
Closed Caption
Press this button to turn
Closed Caption on.
Be sure you have selected
Caption On in the Setup
menu. See p. 9.
CC
V
¬
CH
V Volume
Press + or - to adjust the
volume.
¬ Mute
Temporarily interrupt the
sound or restore it.
The captions automatically
appear if the watched TV
program provides CC info and
EZ-mute has been selected as
Closed Caption (see p. 9).
CH Channel selection
To browse through the TV
channels which are not erased.
To view a blocked channel, use
the digit buttons to access the
channel and enter your access
code.
Use of the remote control
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To use the menus
&
B
EXT
SLEEP
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
0
0
9
activate
OK
MENU
é
“
Use the cursor up/down to select a menu item.
‘
Press the EXT button to exit the menu.
switch menu on/off
CC
Press the MENU button repeatedly to display each
menu.
Use the cursor left/right to adjust the setting of a
menu item or press the OK button to enter a
submenu.
select menu item
V
¬
CH
Setup menu
Input
Auto program
Language
Captions
Caption/Text
Parental ctl
TV
English
Off
CC1
oœ p π MENU
&
é
“
Select Input and press the cursor right to select
TV to be sure your remote control is in the TV
mode.
Select your language.
Press the MENU button to select the channel
menu to memorize the channels available in
your local broadcast area.
Program/Erase channels
Auto programming channel
Auto program
Manual program
oœ OK MENU
The Auto Program function memorizes
all the receiving channels of terrestrial
TV signals or cable TV programs
& Press the MENU button to select the
channel menu.
é Press the OK button.
The Auto Program function memorizes the
channels which are being received at that
time.
Note: If you press the MENU button in auto
programming, the functions will stop and only
channels programmed up to that time will
remain.
“ After auto programming is finished, check
the memorized channels with the CH +/button.
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Memorizing/Erasing current channel
Channel
Auto ogramme
Fine
Storage
TV 13
Memory
oœ p π 0-9 MENU
& Select Manual Program in the channel
menu.
é Press the OK button to enter the
Manual Program menu.
The current channel number is displayed.
“ Press the cursor left/right to select
another channel number.
‘ Select Storage with the cursor up/down.
( Press the cursor left/right to select
Memory or Erase.
Fine tune
In case of poor reception, you can improve
the reception by fine tuning.
TV channels broadcast by a cable
company
Some cable systems operate with frequency
offsets that are as much as + 2 MHz or - 2
MHz. See Conversion tables, p. 19.
Off-air channels
The frequencies for TV channels used by a
cable company may differ from the
frequencies of off-air TV channels. Consult
the tables on p. 18.
& Select Fine in the Manual Program menu
with the cursor up/down.
é Press the cursor left/right to fine tune for
the best picture and sound.
The selected channel is memorized or
erased.
Buttons in front of the TV
“ Press the OK button.
‘ Press the EXT button to exit the menu.
MENU: Press repeatedly to display each menu
OK: Press this button to activate your choice
when in the menu
- VOL + :
• Press - or + to select a menu item;
• Press - or + to adjust the volume;
• Press - or + to adjust the menu settings.
- CH/PR +:
TV / VIDEO
MENU
OK
_
VOL
+
_
CH / PR
+
B
ON / OFF
Should your remote control be lost or broken
you can still operate your TV with the buttons
in front of the TV.
ON/OFF: Press the power ON/OFF button to
• Press - or + to browse through the TV
channels which are not erased;
• Press - or + to select a menu item;
• To turn the TV on from standby.
B: Turns the TV on from standby or off to
standby.
The B indicator lights up brightly when
the TV is in standby, dims when the TV
is turned on.
turn the TV on or off
TV/VIDEO: Press repeatedly to select TV,
VIDEO, S-VIDEO, COMPONENT or PC
monitor mode
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Picture menu
Contrast
Brightness
Color
Tint
Sharpness
oœ p π
You can adjust picture contrast, brightness,
color, tint and sharpness to the levels you
prefer.
100 1 00
60
60
0
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Press the OK button to store the
adjustments.The message Stored appears.
OK MENU
Press the EXT button if you want to exit
the menu
• Contrast, Brightness, Color are adjusted
from 0 to 100.
• Tint is adjusted from Red 50 to Green 50.
• Sharpness is adjusted from 0 to 10.
Sound menu
Equalizer
MTS
Balance
AVL
Equalizer
AVL
Switch AVL On to maintain constant
volume levels when switching TV channels.
Mono/Stereo/SAP
0
0n/Off
oœ p π MENU
&
é
Flat
Cinema
Music
Sports
User
0.1 0.5 1.5 5.0 10 kHz
oœ p π MENU
You can select your preferred sound setting
or you can also adjust the sound frequency of
the equalizer and the balance of the right and
left speaker’s sound output.
MTS
In case of second audio program (SAP)
transmission, you can switch from Mono to
Stereo or to the secondary language.
In case of stereo transmission you can switch
to Mono or Stereo sound.
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Use of the menus
&
é
“
‘
Equalizer
Select Equalizer and press the OK button
to enter the Equalizer menu.
Select one of the predefined factory sound
settings or select User to adjust your
personal sound settings of treble and bass.
Setting the equalizer User
Select User with the cursor up/down.
Press the cursor left/right to select a
sound band.
Press the cursor up/down to adjust the
appropriate sound level.
Press the OK button to store the
Personal adjustments.
The message Stored appears.
Press the EXT button if you want to exit
the menu.
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Closed Caption
Closed Captioning allows you to read the dialog of
television programs on the TV screen. Designed to help
the hearing impaired, this feature uses on screen "text
boxes" to show dialogue and conversations while the TV
program is in progress. Captions will appear on the
screen only during captioned broadcasts.
B
EXT
SLEEP
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
0
0
MENU
9
CC
CC
OK
Input
Language
Captions
Caption/Text
Parental ctl
TV
English
Off
CC1
Remark: the captions do not always use correct spelling and
grammar.
Not all TV programs and product commercials are made for
broadcast with Closed Caption information included. Refer to
your area's TV program listings for the TV channels and times
of Closed Caption shows. The captioned programs are usually
noted in the TV listings with service marks such as "CC".
oœp π MENU
Turning Closed Caption On/Off
& Select the desired TV program (Not a
blocked channel or PC).
é Press the MENU button once.
“ Select Captions with the cursor
up/down.
‘ Press the cursor left/right to select
Captions On, EZ mute or Off.
EZ mute: Select this mode if you want
the captions to appear automatically
when the mute button ¬ on the
remote control is pressed, if the watched
TV program provides CC info.
Caption modes:
• Caption 1, 2, 3 or 4 mode:
Dialogue (and descriptions) for the action
on the captioned TV program shows on
screen.
Usually Caption 1 is the most used mode.
Caption 2 may be used for alternate
languages if they are being transmitted.
• Text 1, 2, 3 or 4 mode:
Often used for channel guide, schedules,
bulletin board information for Closed
Caption programs, news, weather
information or stock market reports.
Not all Closed Caption modes are necessarily
being used by a TV channel during the
transmission of a Closed Caption program.
Setting Closed Caption
& Press the cursor up/down to select
Caption/Text.
é Press the cursor left/right to select the
desired Closed Caption mode.
“ Press the EXT button if you want to exit
the menu.
Note: This television receiver provides display of
television closed captioning in accordance with
Section 15.119 of the FCC rules.
Caption tips:
Your TV might not receive caption signals
normally when:
- Poor reception conditions are encountered.
- An old, bad or illegally recorded tape is
played.
- Strong, random signals from a car or airplane
interfere with the TV signals.
- The antenna signal is weak.
- The program wasn’t captioned when it was
produced, transmitted or taped.
Closed Caption
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Parental control function
Input
Language
Captions
Caption/Text
Parental ctl
oœ OK
TV
English
Off
CC1
To use the Parental Control Function, the
following must be set:
1. Ratings and categories to be blocked.
2. Number of hours to lock the television
viewing control.
3. Set a password.
4. Enable the lock
MENU
The Parental control function (V-chip) is
used to block program viewing based on
the ratings sent by the broadcaster.The
default setting is to allow all programs to
be viewed.Viewing can be blocked by the
type of program and by the categories
chosen to be blocked. It is also possible to
block all program viewing for a time
period.
V-Chip rating and categories
Rating guidelines are provided by the
broadcaster. Most television programs and
television movies can be blocked by TV
Rating and/or Individual Categories. Movies
that have been shown at the theaters or
direct-to-video movies use the Movie
Rating System (MPAA) only.
& Select Parental ctl and press the OK button to
Setting up Blocking
enter. If parental control is already set then
enter the password when requested.
Input
Language
Captions
Caption/Text
Parental ctl
TV
English
Off
CC1
é Select the types of blocking to be set: MPAA,
Age block, Content block, Set hours.
“ Press the cursor up/down to select Set
password.
oœ OK MENU
Aux. Block
MPAA
Age block
Content blk
Set hours
Set password
Lock On/Off
‘ Enter a four digit password. Enter it again when
Sources
blocked
Sources
blocked
PG-13 and above
p π 00 Hours
p π To set
oœ p π MENU
Off
requested.
Note: A new password may be chosen each time
blocking is setup.
The Lock On/Off menu item is automatically set to
Off when the password has been entered.
( Press the cursor left/right to set the Lock On.
Note: This is only possible when the hours for the
blocking has been entered.
§ Press the EXT button on the remote control to
exit the menu.
Did you forget your password !
First push the MENU button on the LCD TV set
and while keeping pushed, press the MENU
button on the remote control at the same time.
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Parental control
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For Movies previously
• Movie Ratings:
Unblocked
G and above
PG and above
PG-13 and above
R and above
NC-17 and above
X
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shown in theaters:
(general audience)
(parental guidance suggested)
(13 years and up)
(restricted)
(18 years and up)
(adult)
If you set PG-13 and above: G and PG movies will be available, PG-13, R, NC-17 and X
will be blocked.
For Television programs including made-for-TV movies:
• General TV Ratings:
Unblocked
TV-G and above
(general audience) (individual categories do not apply)
TV-PG and above
(parental guidance suggested)
TV-14 and above
(14 years and up)
TV-MA
(mature audience)
• Children TV Ratings:
Unblocked
TV-Y and above
(youth) (individual content categories do not apply)
TV-Y7
(youth, 7 years and up)
• Content Categories:
Dialog - sexual dialogue
Language - adult language
Sex scenes - sexual situations
Violence
F Violence - fantasy violence
All Ratings
(applies to TV-PG and above,TV-14)
(applies to TV-PG and above,TV-14 and above,TV-MA)
(applies to TV-PG and above,TV-14 and above,TV-MA)
(applies to TV-PG and above,TV-14 and above,TV-MA)
(applies only to TV-Y7)
(blocks all viewing)
Parental Control
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Connect Peripheral Equipment
Preparation
Remove the backplate at the back of the TV as
shown on the illustration opposite.
Lay the LCD TV with the screen down on a
table as it will be easier to connect your
peripheral equipment. Please take your
precautions not to damage the screen.
There is a wide range of video and audio
equipment that can be connected to your TV.
The following connection diagrams show you
how to connect them.
Video recorder
If you are using only mono equipment,
connect only the VIDEO and the AUDIO L
(Mono) ports.
CABLE
DC 12V
ANT IN
x 75
Y
Pb
Pr
PC INPUT
S-VIDEO
IN
COMPONENT INPUT (480i)
VIDEO (MONO) L AUDIO R
1
2
AV
If your VCR has an S-VHS video jack:
For improved picture quality, connect a
S-Video cable with the S-VIDEO input on
the TV instead of connecting the VCR to
the VIDEO port of AV.
S-Video does not provide audio, so audio
cables must still be connected to provide
sound.
3
Watching VCR
& If you use connection 2, select the TV
channel 3 or 4.
é If you use connection 3, select VIDEO or
VCR
How to connect
& Connect the supplied antenna cable 1
S-VIDEO in the Input menu item of the
setup menu, see p. 6.
“ Insert a video tape in the VCR and press
the PLAY button.
to the RF IN port of your VCR.
é Connect another RF cable 2 from the
output OUT of your VCR to the x
input of your TV. Better quality when
playing from your VCR can be obtained if
you also connect the Video, Audio Left
and Right (only for stereo equipment)
cables 3 to the VIDEO, AUDIO L and R
inputs AV.
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Connect Peripheral Equipment
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Camera, camcorder,Video Game set, ...
&
é
DC 12V
ANT IN
x 75
Pb
Y
Pr
PC INPUT
S-VIDEO
IN
COMPONENT INPUT (480i)
VIDEO
How to connect
Connect your camera, camcorder,
videogame set, ... to the VIDEO port 2
and AUDIO L (MONO) 3 for mono
equipment.
For stereo equipment also connect
AUDIO R 3.
S-VHS quality with an S-VHS camcorder is
obtained by connecting the S-VHS cables
with the S-VIDEO input 1 and AUDIO
input 3.
L AUDIO R
AV
1
2
3
How to use
& Select VIDEO or S-VIDEO in the Input
menu item of the setup menu, see p. 6.
é Turn on the external AV equipment.
DVD player
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S-VIDEO
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2
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VIDEO (MONO) L AUDIO R
AV
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How to connect
Connect the three separate component
video cables 1 to the DVD player’s
Y, Pb and Pr ports and to the Y, Pb and
Pr (480i) ports on the TV.
Connect the audio cables 2 to the DVD
player’s AUDIO L and R ports and to the
L (MONO) and R AUDIO AV ports on the
TV.
How to use
Select COMPONENT in the Input menu
item of the setup menu, see p. 6.
é Turn on the DVD set.
DVD
Connect Peripheral Equipment
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Digital Set Top Box
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PC INPUT
COMPONENT INPUT (480i)
S-VIDEO
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VIDEO (MONO) L AUDIO R
AV
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2
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How to connect
Connect the three separate component
video cables 1 to the DTV player’s
Y, Pb and Pr ports and to the Y, Pb and
Pr (480i) ports on the TV.
Connect the audio cables 2 to the DTV
player’s AUDIO L and R ports and to the
L (MONO) and R AUDIO AV ports on the
TV.
How to use
& Select COMPONENT in the Input menu
item of the setup menu, see p. 6.
é Turn on the DTV Set Top Box set.
DTV / SET TOP BOX
Warning: In case you notice scrolling images,
wrong colors or no color, no picture or even
combinations of these, on your screen, check if
the connections are done in the right way.
Check if the cable colors match with the input
connector colors.
When you dispose of a Digital Antenna cable
connected to a digital Set Top Box, connect
the Set Top Box to the COMPONENT INPUT
(480i).
Headphone
&
Insert the plug into the headphone port
L.
é Press the ¬ button on the remote control
to switch off the sound from the
headphone and the internal loudspeakers of
the TV.
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COMPONENT INPUT (480i)
PC INPUT
S-VIDEO
IN
VIDEO (MONO) L AUDIO R
AV
“ Press the cursor left/right to adjust the
volume.
Note: When a TV channel or external AV source is
blocked because of a rating set via the Parental
control menu (see p. 10), also the headphone is
muted.
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Connect Peripheral Equipment
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Personal computer
Monitor Display modes
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Pr
COMPONENT INPUT (480i)
S-VIDEO
IN
VIDEO (MONO) L AUDIO R
AV
Connect one end of a (male to male)
VGA cable to the video card of the
computer and the other end to the VGA
connector PC INPUT at the back of the
TV. Fix the connectors firmly with the
screws on the plug.
Note: the VGA cable is not supplied with the
TV.
MODE Resolution Horizontal
Frequency (KHz)
VGA 640x480
31,5 KHz
640x480
35,0 KHz
640x480
37,9 KHz
640x480
37,5 KHz
640x480
43,3 KHz
(DOS) 720x400
31,5 KHz
Vertical
Frequency (Hz)
60Hz
67Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
70Hz
SVGA
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
800x600
(MAC) 832x624
35,2 KHz
37,9 KHz
48,1 KHz
46,9 KHz
53,7 KHz
49,7KHz
56Hz
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
75Hz
XGA
48,4KHz
56,5KHz
60,0KHz
68,7KHz
60Hz
70Hz
75Hz
85Hz
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
1024x768
In case of a Multimedia computer, connect
the audio cables to the audio outputs of
your Multimedia computer and to the
AUDIO L and R connectors of the AV
input of the TV.
Note:
- If the set is cold, there may be a small "flicker"
when the set is switched on. This is normal, there is
Press the EXT button on the remote
nothing wrong with the set.
control or select Input in the setup menu - If possible, use the VESA 1,024x768@60Hz video
(See p. 6) to select PC.
mode to obtain the best image quality for your
LCD monitor. If used under the other resolutions,
Switch on the computer.The TV can be
some scaled or processed pictures may appear on
operated as the computer monitor.
the screen. The TV has been pre-adjusted to the
Note: If you have an Apple Macintosh
mode VESA 1,024x768@60Hz.
computer, connect the VGA desktop block from - Some dot defects may appear on the screen, like
the 3 row 15 pin to 2 row 15 pin with the
red, green or blue spots. However, this will have no
signal cable and connect the VGA desktop
impact or effect on the monitor performance.
block to the Apple Macintosh computer.
- Do not press the LCD screen with your finger for a
long time as this may incur some afterimages.
Connect peripheral equipment
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Use of the PC menu
Input
H
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Clock
Clock phase
Auto configure
Reset
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Clock
Press the cursor left/right to minimize any
vertical bars or stripes visible on the screen
background.
PC
60
90
0
0
40
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Clock phase
Press the cursor left/right to, when
necessary, adjust the pixel phase of the
picture to avoid picture interference.
Auto-configure
Select Auto-configure On for the automatic
adjustment of the screen position, clock and
clock phase.
Press the OK button.
When Auto-configure is in progress, the
displayed picture will disappear for a few
seconds.
Note: Some signals from some graphic boards
may not function properly. If the results are
unsatisfactory, adjust your monitor’s position,
clock and clock phase manually.
MENU
You can adjust picture contrast, brightness,
horizontal and vertical position, clock, clock
phase, auto-configure and factory settings as
you prefer.
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Repeatedly press the EXT button on the
remote control or select Input in the
setup menu, see p. 6 to select the PC
monitor mode.
Press the MENU button to select the
PC menu.
Reset
Select Reset On to return to the factory
predefined settings.
Press the OK button.
Use the cursor up/down to select the
desired PC item.
Use the cursor left/right to make
appropriate adjustments.
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Press the EXT button to exit the menu.
Horizontal and vertical picture
position
Press the cursor left/right to adjust the
picture position.
Tips
Care of the screen
Do not rub or strike the screen with anything
hard as this may scratch, mar, or damage the
screen permanently. Unplug the screen before
cleaning the screen. Dust the TV by wiping the
screen and the cabinet with a soft, clean cloth.
If the screen requires additional cleaning, use a
clean, damp cloth. Do not use liquid cleaners
or aerosol cleaners.
Mobile telephone warning
To avoid disturbances in picture and sound,
malfunctioning of your TV or even damage to
the TV, keep away your mobile telephone from
the TV.
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Tips
End of life directives
We are paying a lot of attention to produce
environmentally-friendly in green focal areas.Your
new receiver contains materials which can be
recycled and reused. At the end of its life
specialized companies can dismantle the discarded
receiver to concentrate the reusable materials
and to minimize the amount of materials to be
disposed of.
Please ensure you dispose of your old receiver
according to local regulations.
How to dispose of batteries?
The batteries supplied do not contain the heavy
metals mercury and cadmium. Nevertheless in
many countries batteries may not be disposed of
with your household waste. Please ensure you
dispose of batteries according to local regulations.
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Before Calling Service
Please make these simple checks before calling service.These tips may save you time and money since
charges for receiver installation and adjustments of customer controls are not covered under your
warranty.
Symptoms
Items to Check and Actions to follow
“Ghost” or double images
•
No power
•
•
No picture
•
•
•
•
•
This may be caused by obstruction to the antenna due to high rise
buildings or hills. Using a highly directional antenna may improve
the picture.
Check that the TV’s AC power cord is plugged into the mains
socket.
Unplug the TV, wait for 60 seconds. Then re-insert plug into the
mains socket and turn on the TV again.
Check antenna connections at the rear of the TV to see if it is
properly connected to the TV.
Possible broadcast station trouble. Try another channel.
Adjust the contrast and brightness settings.
Check the Closed Captions control. Some TEXT modes could
block the screen.
Switch your VGA-source to a correct display mode.
Good picture but no sound
•
•
Increase the VOLUME.
Check that the TV is not muted, press the ¬ button on the
remote control.
Good sound but poor color
•
Adjust the contrast, color and brightness settings.
Poor picture
•
Sometimes, poor picture quality occurs when having activated an
S-VHS camera or camcorder connected and having connected
another peripheral at the same time. In this case, switch off one of
the other peripherals.
Snowy picture and noise
•
Check the antenna connection.
Horizontal dotted line
•
This may be caused by electrical interference (e.g. hairdryer, nearby
neon lights, etc.)
Turn off the equipment.
•
Television not responding to
remote control
•
•
•
•
Check whether the batteries are working. Replace if necessary.
Clean the remote control sensor lens on the TV.
You can still use the buttons at the front of your TV.
Select the TV mode to be sure your remote control is in the TV
mode.
No stable or not
synchronized VGA picture
•
Check if you have selected the correct VGA mode in your PC.
See p. 15.
If your problem is not solved
Turn your TV off and then on again once.
Never attempt to repair a defective TV
yourself.
Check with your dealer or call a TV technician.
Tel. number Philips Customer Care Center
800-531-0039
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Glossary
Audio/Video Inputs
Located on the rear and the front of the
receiver these connectors (RCA phono type
plug) are used for the input of audio and video
signals. Designed for use with VCRs (or other
accessories) in order to receive higher picture
resolution and offer sound connection options.
Menu
An on-screen listing of feature controls shown
on the TV screen that are made available for
user adjustments.
MPAA
Motion Picture Association of America
Mulichannel Television sound (MTS)
The broadcast standard that allows for stereo
sound to be transmitted with the TV picture.
Programming
The procedure of adding or deleting channel
numbers into the TV’s memory.
In this way the TV ‘remembers’ only the locally
available or desired channel numbers and skips
over any unwanted channel numbers.
RF
Radio Frequency or modulated signal design
used as the carrier for television broadcasts.
Second Audio Program (SAP)
Another or additional audio channel provided
for in the Multichannel Television Sound (MTS)
broadcast standard. A monaural soundtrack
included within the recorded or video signal
(usually containing a second language translation
for the displayed program).
Sleep Timer
Function with which you can set a time period
after which the TV should turn itself off.
S-Video Input
Allows direct connection of high-resolution
video sources, such as a Super VHS
videocassette recorder, Laser Disc player, etc.
Provides improved picture resolution, sharpness,
and clarity.
Regulatory Notices - Federal Communications Commission Notice
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:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment
and the TV.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio or
television technician for help.
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Glossary
Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any
changes or modifications made to this device that
are not expressly approved by Philips Consumer
Electronics may void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
Cables Connections to this device must be made with
shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector
hoods to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and
Regulations.
Canadian notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all
requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing
Equipment Regulations.
Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte
toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel
brouilleur du Canada.
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Conversion Table A: channel to frequency (in MHz) for off-air channels.
The frequencies used by a cable company may differ from the frequencies on the table.
Consult your cable company or your dealer for detailed information.
Channel
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
MHz
55.25
61.25
67.25
77.25
83.25
175.25
181.25
187.25
193.25
199.25
205.25
211.25
Channel
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
MHz
Channel
MHz
Channel
MHz
471.25
477.25
483.25
489.25
495.25
501.25
507.25
513.25
519.25
525.25
531.25
537.25
543.25
549.25
555.25
561.25
567.25
573.25
579.25
585.25
591.25
597.25
603.25
609.25
615.25
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
621.25
627.25
633.25
639.25
645.25
651.25
657.25
663.25
669.25
675.25
681.25
687.25
693.25
699.25
705.25
711.25
717.25
723.25
729.25
735.25
741.25
747.25
753.25
759.25
765.25
64
65
66
67
68
69
771.25
777.25
783.25
789.25
795.25
801.25
Conversion Table B: Channel to frequency (in MHz) for cable TV channels.
The frequencies used by a cable company may differ from the frequencies on the table.
Consult your cable company or your dealer for detailed information.
Channel
C1
C2
C3
C4
C5
C6
C7
C8
C9
C10
C11
C12
C13
C14
C15
C16
C17
C18
C19
C20
C21
C22
C23
C24
C25
C26
C27
C28
C29
C30
C31
C32
MHz
Channel
73.25
55.25
61.25
67.25
77.25
83.25
175.25
181.25
187.25
193.25
199.25
205.25
211.25
121.25
127.25
133.25
139.25
145.25
151.25
157.25
163.25
169.25
217.25
223.25
229.25
235.25
241.25
247.25
253.25
259.25
265.25
271.25
C33
C34
C35
C36
C37
C38
C39
C40
C41
C42
C43
C44
C45
C46
C47
C48
C49
C50
C51
C52
C53
C54
C55
C56
C57
C58
C59
C60
C61
C62
C63
MHz
277.25
283.25
289.25
295.25
301.25
307.25
313.25
319.25
325.25
331.25
337.25
343.25
349.25
355.25
361.25
367.25
373.25
379.25
385.25
391.25
397.25
403.25
409.25
415.25
421.25
427.25
433.25
439.25
445.25
451.25
457.25
Channel
C64
C65
C66
C67
C68
C69
C70
C71
C72
C73
C74
C75
C76
C77
C78
C79
C80
C81
C82
C83
C84
C85
C86
C87
C88
C89
C90
C91
C92
C93
C94
MHz
463.25
469.25
475.25
481.25
487.25
493.25
499.25
505.25
511.25
517.25
523.25
529.25
535.25
541.25
547.25
553.25
559.25
565.25
571.25
577.25
583.25
589.25
595.25
601.25
607.25
613.25
619.25
625.25
631.25
637.25
643.25
Channel
C95
C96
C97
C98
C99
C100
C101
C102
C103
C104
C105
C106
C107
C108
C109
C110
C111
C112
C113
C114
C115
C116
C117
C118
C119
C120
C121
C122
C123
C124
C125
MHz
91.25
97.25
103.25
109.25
115.25
649.25
655.25
661.25
667.25
673.25
679.25
685.25
691.25
697.25
703.25
709.25
715.25
721.25
727.25
733.25
739.25
745.25
751.25
757.25
763.25
769.25
775.25
781.25
787.25
793.25
799.25
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