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55” CLASS LCD HDTV
E551VA - QUICK START GUIDE
PACKAGE CONTENTS
VIZIO LCD HDTV with Base
1
Remote Control with
Batteries
Cleaning Cloth
User Manual and
Quick Start Guide
USING THE REMOTE
Power/Standby: Turn the TV on or off.
Input: Change the input device.
Input
App Launchers
CC
Exit
OK
Back
V Button
Volume Up/Down
Mute
Power/Standby
A/V Controls
Info
Menu
App Launchers: Launch the VIA App pictured on the button.
A/V Controls: Control external device (CEC-enabled devices only).
Info: Display the Info Window.
CC: Open the Closed Captioning menu.
Arrow
Menu: Display the on-screen menu.
Guide
VIA Shortcuts
Channel Up/Down
Exit: Close the on-screen menu.
Arrow: Navigate the on-screen menu and episode guide.
OK: Select highlighted menu option.
Guide: Display the Info Window.
Last
Back: Go to the previous on-screen menu options.
Number Pad
VIA Shortcuts: Control VIZIO Internet Apps.
Wide
Dash (-)
Battery
Compartment
IMPORTANT: Do not cover this area. This is the transmitter.
Arrow
QWERTY Keypad
VIA Shortcuts
Channel Up/Down: Change the channel. With each press of the button,
the channel will increase or decrease by one.
Volume Up/Down: Increase or decrease the loudness of the TV’s audio.
V Button: Start VIA Internet Apps.
Mute: Turn the sound off or on. When mute is activated, the
TV’s audio is turned off.
Last: Return to the channel last viewed.
Number Pad: Use the number pad to manually enter a channel.
Dash (-): Use with number pad to manually enter a digital
sub-channel. (For example, 18-4 or 18-5.)
Wide: Switch between display modes.
QWERTY Keypad: Enter letters and numbers.
INSTALLING THE BASE
1
2
Place the TV screen-down on a clean, flat surface.
To prevent scratches or damage to the screen, place the TV on a
soft surface, such as carpet, rug, or blanket.
Push the base onto the stand neck.
3
4
Insert and tighten the 4 included thumbscrews.
Be sure each thumbscrew is completely tightened, then fold
down the tabs so that they are flush with the bottom of the base.
Move the TV with attached base into an upright position and
place on a flat, level, and stable surface.
FIRST-TIME SETUP
1
Remove the battery cover by pressing gently and sliding away
from the remote.
Insert the batteries. The + and - symbols on the batteries
must correspond to the + and - symbols inside the battery
compartment.
Replace the battery cover by gently sliding it back into place.
2
Connect the power cord to the back of the TV.
Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet.
3
Back of TV
If you have an external antenna or a cable connection that
extends from a wall outlet, connect it to the TV with an
RF/Coaxial cable.
If you have a high-speed internet connection and would like to
connect the TV with an ethernet cable, connect it to the back of
the TV as shown.
4
Turn the TV on by pressing the Power/Standby button on the
remote.
The Setup App is displayed.
Use the Arrow buttons on the remote to highlight
Home Mode Setup and press OK.
5
6
Use the OK and Arrow Up/Down buttons on the remote to read
and accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for Yahoo! TV
Widgets.
When you are finished, highlight Next and press OK.
Select the name of your wireless network from the list of
available networks and press OK.
Enter your network key using the on-screen keyboard, then
highlight Connect and press OK.
If the TV is connected to your network with
an ethernet cable, you will not see this screen.
7
8
Enter your First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, ZIP Code, and
E-mail Address using the QWERTY keypad on the remote or the
on-screen keyboard.
Highlight Next and press OK.
Answer the on-screen questions about your TV connection using
the Arrow and OK buttons on the remote.
When you have finished the channel scan, highlight Exit to Live
TV and press OK.
The First-Time Setup is complete.
CONNECTING YOUR DEVICES
1
HDMI
Component
To get the best high-resolution picture and sound on your new
VIZIO TV, connect your devices with an HDMI cable.
VIZIO High Speed HDMI Cables are manufactured to produce
the best picture on VIZIO TVs and feature:
Composite AV
•1080p and for full HD video and future Ultra-HD video
•Great flexibility for thin wall mounts
•Stays securely connected at sharp angles
•Limited lifetime warranty
Visit www.VIZIO.com to purchase online.
VIZIO RECOMMENDS
Ensure your device has one of the above ports.
Turn your device and the TV off.
Connect your devices using the connection chart on the next
page. This chart shows the most common connections. If you
would like to see additional connection options, see Connecting
Your Devices in the user manual.
2
Blu-ray/DVD Player, Game Console,
or other Device
Back of TV
CHOOSE ONE:
Best Picture
HDMI
High Speed HDMI Cable*
HDMI
OR
Y
Better Picture
Component Video Cable*
CB/PB
CR/PR
L
Y
CB/PB
CR/PR
Audio Cable*
R
L
R
OR
L
Good Picture
R
VIDEO
Composite AV Cable*
L
R
VIDEO
*Not Included
USING VIZIO INTERNET APPS
1
FREE Entertainment
bundle worth $25+ when
you activate Blockbuster
on your VIZIO VIA TV.†
FREE Trial! Go to
www.netflix.com/VIZIO.
See Terms of Use for
details.
Listen to millions of songs
on demand. Go to
www.rhapsody.com/VIZIO
to get your free 30-day trial.*
Activate VUDU on your
VIZIO VIA TV to receive
a FREE 1080p HD
RENTAL.**
V Button
For the best online experience, VIZIO recommends the next-generation
XWR100 Dual-Band HD Video and Wireless Internet Router. This
state-of-the-art router prioritizes the sending of media files over regular
data files, delivering a superior streaming experience with fewer delays.
Visit www.VIZIO.com to purchase online.
See www.blockbuster.com/VIZIO for details.
*US only. Credit Card required. See site for complete terms.
**VUDU account activation required.
†
VIZIO RECOMMENDS
Turn the TV on. Press the V Button on the remote.
To use VIZIO Internet Apps, your TV must
be connected to a high-speed internet
connection. If you did not set up your network
during First-Time Setup, see Setting Up Your
Network Connection in the User Manual.
2
3
View Settings for Active App
Exit App/Exit VIA Dock
Highlighted App
Change Screen Size
(when VIA Sidebar is open)
Move/Delete App from VIA Dock
To start an App, use the Left/Right Arrow buttons to highlight an
App from the App Bar and press OK.
The highlighted App is in the lower left corner of the screen.
Once you have started an App, use the Arrow, OK, and VIA
Shortcut buttons on the remote to control the App.
HELP TOPICS
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.
Please have your VIZIO model number, serial number, and date of purchase available before your
call.
There is no power.
There is a picture,
but there is no sound.
The picture quality
seems low.
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
Web:
(877) 698-4946
(949) 585-9563
techsupport@vizio.com
www.vizio.com
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 6 am to 9 pm (PST)
Saturday - Sunday: 8 am to 4pm (PST)
• Ensure the power cord is securely connected to the AC socket on the TV and a working electrical outlet.
• Press the Power/Standby button on the remote or on the right side of the TV.
• Try plugging the power cord into a different electrical outlet.
• Press the Volume Up button on the remote or on the right side of the TV.
• Press the MUTE button on the remote to ensure Mute is off.
• Press MENU, then select TV Settings > Audio. Ensure TV Speakers is set to On.
• View high-definition (HD) programs when possible.
• Ensure all cables are securely connected.
• If you are using an antenna, the signal strength of the channel may be low. Ensure your antenna is connected
securely to the TV and move the antenna around the room or close to a window for the best signal.
I cannot return to
the Setup App.
• The on-screen menu has guided setup. Press MENU, then select Help > System Reset >
Start Setup Wizard. Enter your PIN (default is 0000). Select Yes.
There are black/gray
bars on the top/bottom/
sides of the picture.
• Set the TV to Wide or Zoom Mode. Press MENU, then select Wide. Highlight Wide or Zoom and press OK.
• Adjust the video settings of your external device (Blu-ray™ or DVD player).
• If using the RGB (computer) input, ensure you are using a supported desktop resolution.
• Some television channels add black bars to the picture.
The TV does not respond
when I press buttons
on the remote control.
• Insert new batteries into the remote.
• Point the remote directly at the TV’s sensor.
• Ensure nothing is blocking the TV’s sensor. (The sensor is on the front of the TV, in the lower right corner.)
The TV displays “No Signal”
The colors on the TV
don’t look right.
• Ensure your connected devices are turned on.
• Press the INPUT button on the remote and select the input to which your device
is connected (HDMI, Composite, etc).
• Adust the Color and Tint settings in the Picture menu. See Adjusting the Picture Settings in the user manual.
• Reset the picture settings. See Resetting the Picture Settings in the user manual.
• Check all cables to ensure they are securely attached.
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