Audiovox 1287356 User Manual

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1287356

Table of Contents

Important Information ......................................................................................................................................

1

Important Safety Precautions ...........................................................................................................................

2

Preparations .....................................................................................................................................................

5

Using the Remote Control......................................................................................................................

5

Batteries for the Remote Control...........................................................................................................

5

Power Connection ..................................................................................................................................

5

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

6

Identification of Controls..................................................................................................................................

7

Main Unit ................................................................................................................................................

7

Remote Control ......................................................................................................................................

9

Connections....................................................................................................................................................

11

Cautions Before Connecting .................................................................................................................

11

Connect a VCR......................................................................................................................................

11

Connect a Camcorder...........................................................................................................................

12

Connect a DVD player ..........................................................................................................................

13

Connect a DTV receiver .......................................................................................................................

14

Connect a PC ........................................................................................................................................

15

Connect a VCR for Recording ..............................................................................................................

16

Turning the Unit On and Off...........................................................................................................................

17

Turning the Unit On and Off .................................................................................................................

17

Viewing the Menus and Displays ...........................................................................................................

17

Memorizing the Channels ...............................................................................................................................

18

Selecting the Signal Source ....................................................................................................................

18

Storing Channels in Memory Automatically ..........................................................................................

18

Adding and Erasing Channels.................................................................................................................

19

Basic Operations.............................................................................................................................................

20

Changing Channels ................................................................................................................................

20

Adjusting the Volume ............................................................................................................................

20

Selecting Input Source Signal .................................................................................................................

21

Selecting a Menu Language....................................................................................................................

21

Setting Picture.................................................................................................................................................

22

Customizing the Picture ........................................................................................................................

22

Using the Preset Picture Mode .............................................................................................................

22

Setting System.................................................................................................................................................

23

Setting System In TV Mode ................................................................................................................

23

Adjusting Screen Aspect ........................................................................................................................

23

Reducing Picture Noise .........................................................................................................................

23

VCR mode .............................................................................................................................................

23

Loading Default Values ..........................................................................................................................

23

Setting System In VGA Mode .............................................................................................................

24

Changing the Position of Image .............................................................................................................

24

Adjusting Clock and Phase ....................................................................................................................

24

Adjusting the Picture Automatically.......................................................................................................

24

Adjusting Screen Aspect ........................................................................................................................

25

Displaying Resolution Information .........................................................................................................

25

Loading Default Values ..........................................................................................................................

25

 

Table of Contents (continued)

Setting System In YPbPr Mode ..........................................................................................................

26

Adjusting Phase......................................................................................................................................

26

Adjusting Screen Aspect ........................................................................................................................

26

Reducing Picture Noise .........................................................................................................................

26

Loading Default Values ..........................................................................................................................

26

Setting System In DVI Mode................................................................................................................

27

Adjusting Screen Aspect ........................................................................................................................

27

Displaying Resolution Information .........................................................................................................

27

Setting Sound ..................................................................................................................................................

28

Customizing the Sound .........................................................................................................................

28

Using the Preset Sound Mode ...............................................................................................................

28

Setting SRS effect...................................................................................................................................

28

Adjusting On-ScreenDisplay ..........................................................................................................................

29

Adjusting OSD Position .........................................................................................................................

29

Adjusting OSD Transparence.................................................................................................................

29

Zooming OSD Menu .............................................................................................................................

29

Setting OSD Off Time ...........................................................................................................................

29

Loading default values............................................................................................................................

29

TVPC Operations ...........................................................................................................................................

30

Viewing the TVPC .................................................................................................................................

30

Selecting the Signal Source for the TVPC Frame ..................................................................................

30

Changing Channels for the TVPC Frame ..............................................................................................

30

Changing the Position of the TVPC Frame............................................................................................

31

Adjusting the Size of TVPC Frame ........................................................................................................

31

Viewing Picture-by-Picture....................................................................................................................

31

Using Hotkeys.................................................................................................................................................

32

Setting Sleep Timer ...............................................................................................................................

32

Setting Audio Mode ...............................................................................................................................

32

Adjusting Back Light of the Panel ..........................................................................................................

32

Freezing Picture.....................................................................................................................................

32

Viewing Closed Captions................................................................................................................................

33

Turning Closed Caption On or Off........................................................................................................

33

Setting Closed Caption..........................................................................................................................

33

Setting CC When Mute .........................................................................................................................

33

Adjusting Child Lock Settings..........................................................................................................................

34

Child Lock .............................................................................................................................................

34

Turning Child Lock On or Off ...............................................................................................................

36

Changing the Password .........................................................................................................................

36

Adjusting the Movie Rating ....................................................................................................................

36

Adjusting the TV Rating .........................................................................................................................

36

Adjusting Canadian English Rating .........................................................................................................

37

Adjusting Canadian French Rating .........................................................................................................

37

Troubleshooting ..............................................................................................................................................

38

Care and Maintenance ....................................................................................................................................

39

Specification ....................................................................................................................................................

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Important Information

WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN

OR MOISTURE.

CAUTION

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

DO NOT OPEN

CAUTION-Toreduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions unless you are qualified to do so.

The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

"Note to CATV system installer: This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer's attention to Article 820-40of the National Electrical Code 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.”

This product utilizes tin-leadsolder, and fluorescent lamp containing a small amount of 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.eia.org

FCC STATEMENT

FCC Notice

LCD TV: A CLASS B digital device

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 when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

FCC CAUTION:

Pursuant to 47CFR, Part 15.21 of the FCC rules, any changes or modifications to this monitor not expressly approved by the manufacturer could cause harmful interference and would void the user's authority to operate this device.

WARNING: This is a CLASS B product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures to counter interference.

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Important Safety Precautions

Electrical energy can perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled. This product has been engineered and manufactured with the highest priority on safety. But IMPROPER USE CAN RESULT IN POTENTIAL ELECTRICAL SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD. In order to prevent potential danger, please observe the following instructions when installing, operating and cleaning the product. To ensure your safety and prolong the service life of your LCD TV product, please read the following precautions carefully before using the product.

1.Read these instructions---Alloperating instructions must be read and understood before the product is operated.

2.Keep these instructions---Thesesafety and operating instructions must be kept in a safe place for future reference.

3.Heed all warnings---Allwarnings on the product and in the instructions must be observed closely.

4.Follow all instructions---Alloperating instructions must be followed.

5.Do not use this apparatus near water---for example, near a bathtub,

washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.

Do not use immediately after moving from a low temperature to high temperature environment, as this causes condensation, which may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.

6. Clean only with dry cloth---Unplugthis product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

7. Ventilation---Donot block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer instructions. The vents and other openings in the cabinet are designed for ventilation. Do not cover or block these vents and openings since insufficient ventilation can cause overheating and/or shorten the life of the product. Do not place the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface, since they can block ventilation openings. This product is not designed for builtin installation; do not place the product in an enclosed place such as a bookcase or rack, unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions are followed.

8.Heat sources---Donot install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

9.Grounding or Polarization---Donot defeat the safety purpose of the polarized orgrounding-typeplug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10.Power cord protection---Protectthe power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

11.Attachments---Onlyuse attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer. Use of improper attachments can result in accidents.

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Important Safety Precautions (continued)

12. Stand---Useonly with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. Do not place the product on an unstable trolley, stand, tripod or table. Placing the product on an unstable base can cause the product to fall, resulting inserious personal injuries as well as damage to the product. When mounting the product on a wall, be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Use only the mounting hardware recommended by the manufacturer.

13. Move Carefully---Whena cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury fromtip-over.Sudden stops, excessive force and uneven floor surfaces can cause the product to fall from the trolley.

14. Lightning---Unplugthis apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

For added protection for this television equipment during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna. This will prevent damage to the equipment due to lightning and power-linesurges.

15.Servicing---Referall servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such aspower-supplycord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

16.Replacement parts---Incase the product needs replacement parts, make sure that the service person uses replacement parts specified by the manufacturer, or those with the same characteristics and performance as the original parts. Use of unauthorized parts can result in fire, electric shock and/or other danger.

17.Overloading---Donot overload wall outlets, extension cords, or convenience receptacles on other equipment as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

18.Entering of objects and liquids---Neverinsert an object into the product through vents or openings. High voltage flows in the product, and inserting an object can cause electric shock and/or short internal parts. For the same reason, do not spill water or liquid on the product.

19.Damage requiring service---Ifany of the following conditions occurs, unplug the power cord from the AC outlet, and request a qualified service person to perform repairs.

a.When the power cord or plug is damaged.

b.When a liquid is spilled on the product or when objects have fallen into the product.

c.When the product has been exposed to rain or water.

d.When the product does not operate properly as described in the operating instructions.

Do not touch the controls other than those described in the operating instructions. Improper adjustment of controls not described in the instructions can cause damage, which often requires extensive adjustment work by a qualified technician.

e.If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged in any way.

f.When the product displays an abnormal condition or exhibits a distinct change in performance. Any noticeable abnormality in the product indicates that the product needs servicing.

20.Safety checks---Uponcompletion of service or repair work, request the service technician to perform safety checks to ensure that the product is in proper operating condition.

21.Wall or ceiling mounting---Whenmounting the product on a wall or ceiling, be sure to install the product according to the method recommended by the manufacturer. This is a safety feature.

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Important Safety Precautions (continued)

22. Power source---Thisproduct is intended to be supplied by a listed power supply indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product dealer or local power company. For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power line surges. When the unit has to be used with another power supply voltage, the power cable must be changed. Consult your product dealer. The socket outlet should be installed near the equipment and easily accessible. Use only the power cord designated by our dealer to ensure safety and EMC. When connecting other products such as VCRs and personal computers, you should turn off the power of the unit for protection against electric shock.

23.Panel protection---TheLCD panel used in this product is made of glass. Therefore, it can break when the product is dropped or impacted upon by other objects. Be careful not to be injured by broken glass pieces in case the LCD panel breaks.

24.Pixel defect---TheLCD panel is a very high technology product, giving you finely detailed pictures. Occasionally, a fewnon-activepixels may appear on the screen as a fixed point of blue, green or red. Please note that this does not affect the performance of your product.

<If an outside antenna is connected to the television equipment, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges andbuilt-upstatic charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of thelead-inwire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location ofantenna-dischargeunit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.

EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER

NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE

NEC—NATIONALELECTRICAL CODE

<An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can collide with such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits, as contact with them might be fatal.

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Preparations

Using the Remote Control

<Use the remote control by pointing it towards the remote sensor window of the set. Objects between the remote control and sensor window may prevent proper operation.

Note: This illustration is for reference only. The remote sensor may be in different locations on different models.

Cautions regarding use of remote control

30

30

5m

<Do not expose the remote control to shock. In addition, do not expose the remote control to liquids, and do not place in an area with high humidity.

<Do not install or place the remote control under direct sunlight. The heat may cause deformation of the unit.

<The remote control may not work properly if the remote sensor window of the main unit is under direct sunlight or strong lighting. In such a case, change the angle of the lighting or LCD TV set, or operate the remote control closer to the remote sensor window.

Batteries for the Remote Control

If the remote control fails to operate the LCD TV functions, replace the batteries in the remote control.

1 Open the battery cover.

2 Insert twosize-AAAbatteries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Replace the cover and slide in reverse until the lock snaps.

<(Slide the cover while pressing down.)

<(Place the batteries with their terminals corresponding to the (+) and(–)indications in the battery compartment.)

Precaution on battery use

Improper use of batteries can result in a leakage of chemicals and/or explosion. Be sure to follow the instructions below.

<Place batteries with their terminals corresponding to the (+) and(–)indications.

<Different types of batteries have different characteristics. Do not mix batteries of different types.

<Do not mix old and new batteries. Mixing old and new batteries can shorten the life of new batteries and/or cause old batteries to leak chemicals.

<Remove batteries as soon as they arenon-operable.Chemicals that leak from batteries can cause a rash. If chemical leakage is found, wipe with a cloth.

<The batteries supplied with the product may have a shorter life expectancy due to storage conditions.

<If the remote control is not used for an extended period of time, remove the batteries from the remote control.

Power Connection

Household

power outlet

Plug into AC outlet.

bottom view

AC cord

AC INPUT

1.Connecting the female plug to the AC socket on the unit.

2.Connecting the male plug to the wall outlet as illustrated.

Note:

<This illustration is for reference only. The AC plug may be different on different models.

<This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label.

<Always unplug the AC cord from power outlet when not using for a long period of time.

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RF switch (not supplied)

Preparation (continued)

Antenna Connection

CABLE TV (CATV) CONNECTION

A 75-ohmcoaxial cable connector is built into the set for easy hookup. When connecting the 75ohm coaxial cable to the set, screw the75-ohmcable to the ANT. Terminal.

Some cable TV companies offer “premium pay channels”. Since the signals of these premium pay channels are scrambled, a cable TV converter/descrambler is generally provided to the subscriber by the cable TV company.

This converter/descrambler is necessary for normal viewing of the scrambled channels. For more specific instructions on installing cable TV, consult your cable TV company. One possible method of utilizing the converter/descrambler provided by your cable TV company is explained below. Please note: An RF switch provided with two inputs (A and B) is required (not supplied).

Two-setsignal

splitter Cable TV Line

(not supplied)

OUT

IN

Cable TV converter/ descrambler (not supplied)

“A” position on the RF switch (not supplied) : You can view all unscrambled channels by using the TV’s channel keys.

“B” position on the RF switch (not supplied) : You can view the scrambled channels via the converter/descrambler by using the converter’s channel keys.

Note:

Consult your Dealer or Service Center for the type of splitter, RF switch or combiner that might be required.

ANTENNAS

The antenna requirements for good color television reception are more important than those for black & white television reception. For this reason, a good quality outdoor antenna is strongly recommended.

The following is a brief explanation of the type of connections that are provided with the various antenna systems.

1.A 75-ohmsystem is generally a round cable withF-typeconnector that can easily be attached to a terminal without tools (not supplied).

2.A 300-ohmsystem is a flat“twin-lead”cable that can be attached to a75-ohmterminal through a300-75-ohmadapter (not supplied).

F-typeconnector

75-ohmcoaxial cable (round)

300-ohmtwin-leadcable (flat)

OUTDOOR ANTENNA CONNECTION

Use one of the following two diagrams if you connect an outdoor antenna.

A: Using a VHF/UHF combination outdoor antenna.

VHF/UHF

B: Using separate VHF and/or UHF outdoor antennas. antenna

Connect the outdoor antenna cable lead-into the ANT. terminal on the rear of the TV set.

Antenna cable

A. Combination VHF/UHF Antenna

300/75-ohm

VHF/UHF

adapter

(not supplied)

antenna

 

or

300-ohm

 

twin-lead

 

 

75-ohm

 

coaxial cable

B.Separate VHF and/or UHF Antennas

 

 

UHF

VHF

 

 

antenna

 

 

antenna

 

 

 

 

 

300-ohm

 

 

 

twin-lead

 

Combiner

 

 

(not supplied)

300-ohm

 

 

 

twin-lead

 

OUT

IN

 

 

 

 

75-ohm

or

 

 

coaxial cable

 

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Identification of Controls

Main Unit

Remote Sensor

Power Indicator

A blue indicator lights when the power is on and

a red indicator lights when in the standby mode.

AC INPUT

CH+

Channel Up/Down

CH–

 

VOL+

Volume Up/Down

VOL–

Select Input Signal

SOURCE

MENU

Menu

 

Power On/Standby

1.POWER

Press this button to turn the unit ON from STANDBY mode. Press it again to turn the set back to STANDBY.

2.MENU

Press this button to access the Menu main page.

3.SOURCE

To access signal source select menu.

4.VOL+/-

Press the vol+ orvol- button to directly increase or decrease the sound volume level; In OSD Menu, press these buttons to adjust the value or setting of each item.

5.CH+/-

Press these two buttons to directly change the TV channel; In OSD Menu, press these buttons to choose the OSD items.

Note:

Functions of VOL+/-,CH+/-,MENU,SOURCE andPOWERare also provided to the remote control. This operation manual provides a description based on operating functions with the remote control.

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