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PANEL LAYOUT  
Return your Warranty Registration Card today to  
ensure you receive all the benefits you’re entitled to.  
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS  
Read before operating equipment  
BASIC CABLE AND ANTENNA CONNECTIONS  
CABLE BOX CONNECTIONS  
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MODEL  
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SAFETY PANEL PANEL  
INFO  
our home’s signal input might come  
from a single (75 ohm) round cable, a  
Antenna Connection  
f you cable signal uses a cable box or  
decoder, follow the easy steps below to  
Cable Signal IN  
from the Cable  
Company  
and  
INFORMATION  
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Read these instructions.  
17. Tilt/Stability - All televisions must comply with recommended  
international global safety standards for tilt and stability properties of  
its cabinet design.  
Panel Index  
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Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to the  
Keep these instructions.  
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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.  
Converter Box or from an antenna. In  
either case the connection to the TV is  
very easy.  
complete the connection.  
family!” To get the most from your PHILIPS product,  
you must return your Warranty Registration Card within  
0 days. So please mail it to us right now!  
Do not compromise these design standards by applying excessive  
Output Channel Switch  
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pull force to the front,or top,of the cabinet which could ultimately  
overturn the product.  
Cable Box (w/RF In/Outputs):  
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Combination  
This connection will be mono.  
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• Also,do not endanger yourself,or children,by placing electronic  
equipment/toys on the top of the cabinet.Such items could unsus-  
pectingly fall from the top of the set and cause product damage  
and/or personal injury.  
18. Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The appliance should be mount-  
ed to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.  
VHF/UHF Antenna  
(Outdoor or Indoor)  
OUTPUT  
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If your Cable TV signal or  
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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.  
8.  
9.  
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,heat registers,  
stoves,or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.  
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Antenna signal is a round cable  
(75 ohm) then you're ready to con-  
nect to the TV.  
300 to 75Ω  
CAINBLE  
TO TV  
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Adapter  
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on the back of the Cable Box.  
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type  
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.  
19. Power Lines - An outdoor antenna should be located away from  
Jack Panel Back of Cable Box  
Directions for Use  
power lines.  
If your antenna has flat twin-lead  
Side 2  
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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.70-1984,  
provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast  
and supporting structure,grounding of the lead-in wire to an anten-  
na discharge unit,size of grounding connectors,location of antenna-  
discharge unit,connection to grounding electrodes,and requirements  
for the grounding electrode.See Figure below.  
Using a separate round coaxial cable,  
connect one end to the OUT(put)  
(TO TV) plug on the back of the  
Cable Box.  
wire (300 ohm), you first need to  
attach the antenna wires to the  
screws on a 300 to 75 ohm adapter.  
If you have a Cable Converter  
Box: Connect the Cable TV signal  
to the Cable Signal IN(put) plug on  
the Converter.  
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10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly  
at plugs,convenience receptacles,and the point where they exit from  
the apparatus.  
1. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.  
12. Use only with cart,stand,tripod,bracket,or table  
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Registering your prod-  
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uct within 10 days con- Warranty Registration  
Warranty Registration  
Connect the other end of the round  
coaxial cable to the 75input on the  
back of the television. Screw it down  
finger tight.  
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Round Cable  
75Ω  
firms your right to max- Card serves as verifica- Card right away guaran-  
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imum protection  
under the terms and  
conditions of your  
PHILIPS warranty.  
tion of ownership in the tees you’ll receive all  
event of product theft  
or loss.  
specified by the manufacturer,or sold with the appara  
tus. When a cart is used,use caution when moving the  
cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.  
the information and  
special offers which you  
qualify for as the  
21. Object and Liquid Entry - Care should be taken so that  
objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure  
through openings.comply with recommended international global safety  
standards for tilt and stability properties of its cabinet design.  
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Important!  
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13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for  
Connect the Cable TV cable or  
Antenna cable (or 300 to 75 ohm  
adapter) to the 75 plug on the TV.  
If you have a Cable Converter Box:  
Connect the OUT(put) plug from the  
Converter to the 75 plug on the TV.  
long periods of time.  
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Cable/Cable Box Connection  
PANEL INDEX  
Panel No. Subject  
Antenna Basic Connection . . . . . . . . . . . .2 AutoPicture™ Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26  
Audio/Video Connections AutoSound™ Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27  
AV1 Input Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Basic Remote Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3  
External Audio System . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Basic Television Operation . . . . . . . . . . . .3  
Front Audio/Video Input Jacks . . . . . . . .5 Cable/Cable Box Basic Connection . . . . .1  
Headphone Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Closed Caption Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24  
Monitor Output Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Factory Service Locations . . . . . . . . .30-31  
S-Video Input Jacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Install Menu Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11  
owner of your model.  
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.Servicing is required  
when the apparatus has been damaged in any way,such as power-  
supply cord or plug is damaged,liquid has been spilled or objects  
have fallen into apparatus,the apparatus has been exposed to rain  
or moisture,does not operate normally,or has been dropped.  
15. This product may contain lead and mercury.Disposal of these materi-  
als may be regulated due to environmental considerations.For dispos-  
al or recycling information,please contact your local authorities or  
the Electronic Industries Alliance:www.eiae.org  
22. Battery Usage CAUTION - To prevent battery leakage that  
NOTE: Set the OUTPUT CHANNEL  
SWITCH on the back of the cable box to  
CH 3 or 4. Tune the TV to the same chan-  
nel and change channels at the cable box.  
Registration Card  
within 10 days.  
See why inside.  
may result in bodily injury,property damage,or damage to the unit:  
• Install all batteries correctly,with + and - aligned as marked on  
Subject  
Panel No.  
CAUTION  
• Do not mix batteries (old and new or carbon and alkaline,etc.).  
Need help?  
Know these  
safetysymbols  
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Remove batteries when the unit is not used for a long time.  
Call us!  
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.  
Philips representatives are ready to help you with any questions  
about your new product. We can guide you through  
Connections, First-time Setup, or any of the Features.  
We want you to start enjoying your new product right away!  
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This “bolt of lightning” indicates uninsulated material within your unit may cause an electrical  
A.  
B.  
The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged;or  
Objects have fallen,or liquid has been spilled into the appli-  
ance;or  
Example of Antenna Grounding  
HELPFUL HINT  
shock. For the safety of everyone in your household, please do not remove product covering.  
as per NEC - National Electric Code  
Cable  
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The “exclamation point” calls attention to features for which you should read the enclosed  
Be sure to set the TV for the type  
signal you've connected (see the  
“Install Menu Controls” section of  
this manual.)  
Company  
AutoLock™ Controls  
Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32  
CALL US BEFORE YOU CONSIDER  
RETURNING THE PRODUCT.  
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literature closely to prevent operating and maintenance problems.  
C.  
D.  
The appliance has been exposed to rain;or  
The appliance does not appear to operate normally or  
Signal  
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Access Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Onscreen Menu Navigation . . . . . . . . . .10  
Block All Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Picture Menu Controls . . . . . . . . . . . .12-13  
Block Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 QuadraSurf™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28-29  
Clear All Blocked Channels . . . . . . . . .20 Remote Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2  
Movie Ratings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Remote Control Button Descriptions . .8-9  
Other Blocking Options . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Sleeptimer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25  
TV Ratings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Sound Menu Controls . . . . . . . . . . . .14-15  
Understanding AutoLock™ . . . . . . . . .17 Timer Menu Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16  
exhibits a marked change in performance;or  
The appliance has been dropped,or the enclosure damaged.  
GROUND CLAMP  
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WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT  
TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.  
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ANTENNA LEAD IN WIRE  
CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, and fully insert.  
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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To set the TV to select only the chan-  
nel numbers in your area see how to  
“Program" or "Add" channels in the  
TV’s memory, see the “Install Menu  
Controls” section of this manual.  
ATTENTION: Pour éviter les chocs électriques, introduire la lame la plus large de la fiche dans la  
borne correspondante de la prise et pousser jusqu’au fond.  
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CABLE BOX CONNECTIONS  
BASIC TV AND REMOTE OPERATION  
AV AUDIO/VIDEO INPUT CONNECTION  
S-VIDEO INPUT CONNECTION  
COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT CONNECTION  
omponent Video inputs provide for  
MONITOR OUT(PUT) CONNECTION  
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he Audio/Video (Monitor) Output jacks AUDIO SYSTEM CONNECTION:  
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f you cable signal uses a cable box or  
Cable Box (w/Audio/Video Outputs):  
he TV’s audio/video input jacks are for  
he S(uper)-Video connection on the  
rear of the TV can provide you with  
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decoder, follow the easy steps below to Cable Signal IN  
from the Cable  
Company  
Press the POWER button to  
turn the TV ON.  
direct picture and sound connections  
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the highest possible color and pic-  
The CVI connection will be dominate over the AV1  
in Video Input. When Component Video Device is  
connected as described, it is best not to have video  
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are great for recording with a VCR or  
used to connect an external audio system  
Cable Box with A/V Outputs  
ture resolution in the playback of digital  
signal source material, such as with  
DVD players. The color difference sig-  
nals (Pb, Pr) and the luminance (Y) sig-  
nal are connected and received separate-  
ly, which allows for improved color  
bandwidth information (not possible  
when using composite video or S-Video  
connections).  
complete the connection.  
between the TV and a VCR (or similar  
device) that has audio/video output jacks.  
Follow the easy steps below to connect an  
accessory device to the AV 1 Input Jacks  
located on the back of the TV.  
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better picture detail and clarity for the  
playback of accessory sources such as  
DBS (digital broadcast satellite), DVD  
(digital video discs), video games, and S-  
VHS VCR (video cassette recorder) tapes  
than the normal antenna picture connec-  
tions.  
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signal connected to the AV1 in Video Input jack.  
Note: You can also press any  
button on the front of the TV to  
turn the TV ON.  
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Monitor out  
AV1 in  
for better sound reproduction.  
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Monitor out  
VIDEO  
AV1 in  
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Cable Box (w/Audio/Video Outputs):  
This connection will supply Stereo sound.  
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VIDEO  
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AUDIO  
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S-VIDEO  
AUDIO SYSTEM CONNECTION:  
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Press the VOLUME + button to  
increase the sound level, or the  
VOLUME – button to lower the  
sound level.  
Connect the VIDEO (yellow) cable  
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Connect one end of the R(ight) and  
Connect the Cable Company sup-  
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COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT  
VIDEO  
L/Mono  
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OUT  
AUDIO  
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to the VIDEO AV1 in jack on the back  
of the TV.  
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L(eft) AUDIO (Monitor Out) jacks  
on the TV to the R and L audio input  
jacks on your amplifier or sound sys-  
tem. Set the audio system’s volume  
to a normal listening level.  
plied cable to the cable signal  
IN(put) plug on the back of the  
Cable Box.  
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Audio Cables  
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Remote Sensor  
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Sensor for  
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Audio Cables  
NOTE: The accessory device must have  
an S-VIDEO OUT(put) jack in order for  
you to complete the connection on this  
page.  
Connect the Component (Y, Pb,  
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S-VIDEO  
Video Cable (Yellow)  
POWER  
activating remote control  
commands when the remote  
is used to control the TV.  
(Red  
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White)  
Video Cable  
(Yellow)  
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Audio Cables  
L & (Red, White)  
Connect the AUDIO (red and white)  
cables to the AUDIO (left and right)  
AV1 in jacks on the rear of the TV.  
Pr) Video OUT jacks from the DVD  
COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT  
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Pressing both buttons at the same  
time will display the on-screen  
menu. Once in the menu, use these  
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VIDEOMonitor out  
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player (or similar device) to the (Y,  
Audio  
Cables  
(Red &  
White)  
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Using a RCA type Video Cable, con-  
nect one end of the cable to the  
Video (or ANT, your cable box may be  
labeled differently) Out jack on the  
cable box and the other end to the AV1  
Video Input on the TV.  
Power Light Indicator  
show while the TV is powered on.  
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Light will  
OUT  
AUDIO  
IN  
OUT  
VIDEO  
IN  
IN  
ANTENNA  
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Pb, Pr) in(put) jack on the TV. When Component  
AUX/TV INPUT  
PHONO INPUT  
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AUDIO  
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Pb  
using the Component Video Inputs, it Video Cables  
75  
Monitor out  
AV1 in  
Connect the VIDEO (yellow) cable  
to the VIDEO OUT jack on the back  
of the VCR.  
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Connect one end of the S-VIDEO  
Pr  
is best not to connect a signal to the  
AV in Video Jack.  
(Green, Blue,  
Red)  
VIDEO  
buttons to make adjustments or  
selections.  
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CABLE to the S-VIDEO jack on the  
back of the TV. Then connect one  
end the AUDIO (red and white)  
CABLES to the AV1 in AUDIO L  
and R(left and right) jacks on the rear  
of the TV.  
COMPONENT VIDEO IN  
Turn the TV and audio system ON.  
To adjust the volume on the audio  
system, you will need to change the  
volume at the external audio system,  
not the television.  
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Audio Cables  
(Red White)  
L/Mono  
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S-Video  
Cable  
Connect the red and white  
AUDIO CABLES to the Audio  
(left and right) output jacks on the  
rear of the accessory device to the  
Audio (L and R) AV1 in Input Jacks  
on the TV.  
AUDIO  
R
Pb  
Pr  
AUDIO  
S-VIDEO  
Back of  
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Press the CHANNEL UP + or  
DOWN – button to select TV  
channels.  
Typical VCR  
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COMP VIDEO  
S-VIDEO  
VIDEO  
AUDIO  
Connect the AUDIO (red and white)  
cables to the AUDIO (left and right)  
OUT jacks on the rear of the VCR.  
Y
Pb  
R
L
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COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT  
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OUT  
OUT  
OUT  
Connect one end of the Audio Left  
and Right Cable to the left and right  
Audio Out L & R jacks on the cable  
box. Connect the other end to the AV1  
Audio L & R Input jacks on the TV.  
OUT  
OUT  
VIDEO  
IN  
S-VHS OUT  
Pr  
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REMOTE CONTROL  
Turn the VCR (accessory device)  
and the TV ON.  
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AUDIO  
L
IN  
ANTENNA  
Jack Panel  
Back of TV  
Connect other end of the S-VIDEO  
CABLE to the S-VHS (S-Video)  
OUT jack on the back of the VCR.  
Then connect the other ends of the  
AUDIO (red and white) CABLES to  
the AUDIO (left and right) OUT  
jacks on the rear of the VCR.  
Turn the TV and the DVD (or  
digital accessory device) ON.  
Point the remote control  
VCR with  
Audio/Video Outputs  
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ANTENNA  
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toward the remote sensor win-  
dow on the TV when operating  
the TV with the remote.  
VOL  
Press the AV button on the remote  
control to select the AV1 channel. AV1  
will appear in the upper left corner on  
the TV screen.  
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Press the AV button or the CH +  
or CH – buttons to scroll the avail-  
able channels until CVI appears in  
the upper left corner of the TV  
screen.  
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NOTE: Use the CH + or CH – buttons on  
the TV remote control to tune to the AV1  
channel for the cable box signal. Once  
tuned, change channels at the cable box, not  
the television.  
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VCR or External  
Accessory Device  
o load the supplied batteries into  
With the VCR (or accessory device)  
ON and a prerecorded tape (CD,  
DVD, etc.) inserted, press the PLAY  
button to view the tape on the tele-  
vision.  
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the remote:  
(with S-Video Output)  
Insert a DVD disc into the DVD  
player and press the PLAY but-  
ton on the DVD Player.  
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Turn the VCR and the TV ON.  
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Remove the battery compartment  
Back of Remote  
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lid on the back of the remote.  
Press the AV button on the remote  
to scroll the channels until SVHS  
appears in the upper left corner of the  
TV screen.  
VOL  
HELPFUL HINT  
2.  
Place the batteries (2-AA) in the  
Battery Compartment  
The description for the component video connec-  
tors may differ depending on the DVD player or  
accessory digital source equipment used (for  
example, Y, Pb, Pr; Y, B-Y, R-Y; Y, Cr, Cb).  
Although abbreviations and terms may vary, the  
remote. Be sure the (+) and (-) ends of  
the batteries line up correctly (inside of  
case is marked.)  
HELPFUL HINT  
4
Now your ready to place a prerecord-  
ed video tape in the VCR and press  
the PLAY button.  
4
VOL  
All the AV channels can be selected by  
pressing the Channel + or – buttons.  
The AV channels can also be added to  
the QuadraSurf™ buttons for quick  
access.  
2-AA Batteries  
5
letters  
component signal connectors, and  
b
and  
r
stand for the blue and red color  
indicates the  
3.  
Reattach the battery lid.  
VOL  
Y
luminance signal. Refer to your DVD or digital  
accessory owner’s manual for definitions and  
connection details.  
Battery Lid  
MONITOR OUT(PUT) CONNECTION  
REMOTE CONTROL BUTTON DESCRIPTIONS  
REMOTE CONTROL BUTTONS  
HOW TO NAVIGATE THE ONSCREEN MENU  
THE INSTALL MENU CONTROLS  
THE PICTURE MENU CONTROLS  
9
10  
11  
12  
13  
14  
SECONDVCR CONNECTION:  
SECONDVCR CONNECTION:  
1 - POWER button - Press the Power button  
to turn the TV on or off.  
11 - STATUS/EXIT Button - Press to dis-  
play the current channel number. If the on-  
screen menu is displayed, press the Status/Exit  
button to remove it from the TV’s screen.  
eatures for your television can be  
adjusted from within a MENU shown  
our TV has several controls to help  
with the first-time setup. These con-  
o adjust your TV picture controls,  
select a channel and use the Picture  
Menu Controls listed below:  
F
Y
T
NOTE: Refer to panel number 5 for the  
proper hookup of the first VCR. Follow  
the instructions on how to tune to the  
AV 1 channel to view a pre-recorded  
tape.  
on the TV’s screen. A MENU is nothing  
more than an onscreen list of features.  
Some of the features have sub-menus but  
each MENU item can be adjusted or acti-  
vated (deactivated) by viewing the screen  
and simply pressing the proper button.  
Main  
Picture  
Main  
Picture  
trols are found within the INSTALL  
onscreen sub menu.  
1
Back of TV  
2 - QUADRA SURF Buttons - (Red,  
Green, Yellow, Blue) Allows you to store and  
surf up to 10 channels for each colored button.  
Brightness  
Color  
Treble  
7
5
Monitor out  
VIDEO  
AV1 in  
Sound  
Features  
Install  
Sound  
Features  
Install  
Bass  
Install  
Language  
Picture  
Brightness  
Picture  
Balance  
AVL  
English  
BRIGHTNESS CONTROL -  
Press the CURSOR RIGHT or  
Y
50  
L/Mono  
S-VIDEO  
12 - CURSOR  
,
,
, or Buttons -  
1
Tuner Mode  
Auto Program  
Channel Edit  
1
AUDIO  
R
Pb  
Press to navigate, select and adjust controls  
within the on-screen menu. Also use the  
CURSOR UP or DOWN to activate or  
deactivate the EXPAND 4:3 screen format-  
ting control.  
2
5
Color  
Temp  
Incr. Surround  
More...  
LANGUAGE CONTROL - For  
our Spanish and French speaking TV  
LEFT buttons until darkest parts  
Color  
Pr  
3 - SMILEY Button - Press to add channels  
in the “Quadra Surf” lists. Works with all col-  
ored buttons.  
Conrast+  
COMPONENT VIDEO INPUT  
of the picture are as bright as you pre-  
fer.  
Picture  
The following steps allow you to con-  
nect a second VCR to record the pro-  
gram while your watching it.  
1
Audio Cables  
6
4
owners an onscreen LANGUAGE  
Control is present. This control can  
set the TV’s onscreen menu to be  
shown in either English, Spanish, or  
French.  
Sharpness  
Tint  
Video  
Cable  
4 - FROWNIE Button - Allows you to  
delete stored channels within the “Quadra Surf”  
lists for the colored buttons.  
Press the MENU button on the  
COLOR CONTROL - Press the  
CURSOR RIGHT or LEFT  
ANT  
IN  
E
NNA  
OUT  
OUT  
AUDIO  
IN  
2
OUT  
AUDIO  
IN  
OUT  
VIDEO  
IN  
ANT  
I
E
N
NNA  
3
7
1
2
3
4
5
remote control to show the  
onscreen menu.  
2
3
ColorTemp.  
Connect one end of the yellow  
buttons to add or eliminate color.  
1
2
3
Video Cable to the Monitor Out  
VIDEO plug. Connect the other  
end to the VIDEO IN plug on the  
second VCR.  
ANOTE  
U
NTNA  
VIDEO  
L
R
R
L
ANOTE  
U
N
T
NA  
13 - VOL(ume) + or – Buttons - Press the  
VOL + button to increase the TV’s sound level.  
Press the VOL – button to decrease the TV’s  
sound level.  
Main  
Picture  
Sound  
Features  
Install  
AutoLock  
Format  
Main  
Picture  
Sound  
Features  
Install  
Language  
Language  
English  
5 - AV Button - Press to select an accessory  
signal from the front AV Inputs.  
8
Tuner Mode  
Auto Program  
Channel Edit  
PICTURE CONTROL - CUR-  
but-  
IN  
Press the CURSOR UP  
or  
or Espanol  
SOR RIGHT  
or LEFT  
DOWN  
buttons on the remote  
to pick any of the onscreen menus.  
TUNER MODE CONTROL -  
or Francias  
tons until lightest parts of the picture  
6
- A/CH Button - (Alternate Channel)  
Press to toggle between the last viewed channel  
and the channel presently being viewed.  
9
11  
12  
2
3
This control changes the TV’s sig-  
nal input to either ANTENNA,  
CABLE, or AUTO mode. In the  
AUTO mode, when the AUTO  
PROGRAM feature is activated, the  
TV will automatically choose the  
correct mode.  
show good detail.  
Brightness  
65  
50  
50  
50  
1
select channels in ascending or descending  
order.  
4 - CH(annel) + or – Buttons - Press to  
Tuner Mode  
Antenna  
or Cable  
orAuto  
Connect one end of the red and  
white Audio cable from the  
Monitor Out AUDIO L and R  
plugs on the TV to the AUDIO IN  
plugs on the VCR.  
SHARPNESS CONTROL - Press  
10  
13  
Press the CURSOR RIGHT  
button on the remote control show  
the selected menu’s controls.  
the CURSOR RIGHT  
or LEFT  
buttons to improve detail in the  
picture.  
Color  
4
1
st VCR  
refer to panel  
proper connection)  
7 - AUTO SOUND Button - Press repeat-  
edly to choose from 4 different factory pre-  
defined sound settings. Choose from Personal  
(how you set the Sound Menu options), Voice  
(for programming with speaking only), Music  
(for musical type programs such as concerts),  
or Theatre (used when watching movies).  
15 - MUTE Button - Press the mute button to  
eliminate the sound being heard from the TV.  
“MUTE” will be displayed on the TV’s screen.  
Press again to restore the TV’s volume to its’  
previous level.  
3
(
3
for  
Auto Program  
Channel  
2nd VCR with Audio and  
Video Input Jacks  
14  
Picture  
VOL  
Press the CURSOR UP or  
buttons on the remote to  
12  
TINT CONTROL - Press the  
CURSOR RIGHT or LEFT  
buttons to obtain natural skin tones.  
Turn the Second VCR ON,  
insert a black VHS tape and it’s  
ready to record what’s being  
viewed on the TV screen.  
DOWN  
5
6
Sharpness  
15  
pick any of the displayed controls.  
2
4
1
6 - NUMBERED (0-9) Buttons - Press the  
AUTOPROGRAM CONTROL -  
Your TV can automatically set itself  
for local area (or Cable TV) chan-  
nels. This makes it easy for you to  
select only the TV stations in your  
area when the CHANNEL (+), (–)  
buttons are pressed. Make sure the  
antenna or cable signal connection  
has been completed before AUTO  
PROGRAM is activated.  
Channel Edit  
Channel No.  
Skipped  
1
COLOR TEMP CONTROL -  
or  
buttons to select NOR-  
Tint  
numbered buttons to select TV channels or to  
enter certain values within the on-screen menu.  
For single channel entries, press the numbered  
button for the channel you desire. The TV will  
pause for a second or two before changing to  
the chosen channel.  
Press the CURSOR RIGHT or  
0
12  
Press the CURSOR RIGHT  
8
- AUTO PICTURE Button - Press repeat-  
edly to choose from 5 different factory pre-  
defined picture settings. Choose from Personal  
how you set the Picture Menu adjustment con-  
trols), Movies (when watching movies), Sports  
for any sporting event), Weak Signal (used  
when the signal being received is not the best),  
or Multimedia (for use with video gaming).  
CURSOR LEFT  
button on the  
LEFT  
16  
remote control to make selections or  
adjustments to the selected controls.  
MAL, COOL, or WARM picture pref-  
erences. (NORMAL will keep the  
whites, white; COOL will make the  
whites, bluish; and WARM will make  
the whites, reddish.)  
ColorTemp.  
Normal  
6
(
Warm  
or  
Press the STATUS/EXIT button  
on the remote to clear the menu  
from the screen after an adjustment.  
5
VOL  
Channel Edit  
Program No.  
Skipped  
(
6
Cool  
1
7 - SLEEP Button - Press the Sleep button  
17  
18  
to set the TV to automatically turn itself off  
after a set period of time. Press repeatedly to  
select 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 180, or 240 min-  
utes.  
On  
or Off  
CONTRAST + CONTROL -  
Press the CURSOR RIGHT or  
LEFT buttons to toggle the con-  
3
5
On  
Off  
You can also just wait a few sec-  
onds after you finish the feature  
adjustment and the menu will dis-  
appear from the screen automatical-  
ly.  
2
4
7
Contrast +  
9
- CC Button - Press to activate the Closed  
Captioning options. Repeatedly pressing the  
CC button will scroll the options available on  
the TV screen.  
CHANNEL EDIT CONTROL -  
Allows you to ADD or DELETE spe-  
cific channels to the TV’s memory.  
trol On or OFF. The Contrast + con-  
trol helps to “sharpen” the picture  
quality. The black portions of the pic-  
ture become richer in darkness and the  
whites become brighter.  
18 - NOTE: This button is dedicated to  
TIMER features within certain TV models.  
This TV does not contain these TIMER fea-  
tures, therefore the button will have no func-  
tionality when pressed.  
4
1
0 - MENU Button - Press to display the on-  
screen menu. Also can be used to back out of  
the on-screen menu until it disappears from the  
TV’s screen.  

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