Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product AV-56P787 JVC
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LCT2121-001A-A 0606JGI-II-IM Model Number: Serial Number: Illustration of A V -56P777 and RM-C1272G Color T elevision Users Guide POWER THEATER PRO VIDEO STATUS SLEEP TIMER FAVORITE SUB CH 1 7 4 TUNE 3 9 6 RETURN+ /TV MUTING MENU OK BACK 2 8 0 5 CH + VOL – VOL + REC OPEN/CLOSE STILL/PAUSE STOP PAUSE PLAY FF REW TV CATV VCR DVD VCR CHANNEL PREV NEXT TV/VCR VCR/ DVD POWER ASPECT CH – TV RM-C1272G ML/MTS SOUND GUIDE DISPLAY C.
2 Important Safety Precautions W ARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARDS, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS TV SET TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION: T O INSURE PERSONAL SAFETY , OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING RULES REGARDING THE USE OF THIS UNIT . 1. Operate only from the power source specified on the unit.
3 CAUTION: Please read and retain for your safety . Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. This TV set has been engineered and manufactured to assure your personal safety . But improper use can result in potential electrical shock or fire hazards .
4 7 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 fall into 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.
5 13 For added protection of the TV set during a lightning storm or when the TV set is to be left unattended for an extended period of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna. This will prevent damage to product due to lightning storms or power line surges.
6 W arnings Displaying ﬁ xed images on your screen for extended periods of time can leave a subtle but permanent ghost image in your screen. This is referred to as "burn-in". T o avoid this, mix your viewing patterns and aspect modes from time to time.
7 T able of Contents Quick Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Unpacking your TV . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 TV Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 TV Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 The Remote Control .
8 T wo AA Batteries 1 T elevision 1 Remote Control We recommend that before you start using your new television, you read your entire User’s Guide so you can learn about your new television’s many great features. If you’re anxious to start using your television right away , a quick setup guide follows on the next few pages.
9 Quick Setup Before you connect your television to another device, please refer to the proper diagrams for your specific TV and remote. These will help assist you in understanding how to connect your television to another device, as well as use the remote to set up your television.
10 Quick Setup MENU CHANNEL VOLUME OPERATE – + – + INPUT- 4 S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO R L / MONO OVER PULL/OPEN POWER DIGITAL IMAGE SCALING TECHNOLOGY PULL/OPEN POWER DIGITAL IMAGE SCALING TECHNOLOGY PULL/OPEN POWER DIGITAL IMAGE SCALING TECHNOLOGY M ENU CH AN NEL VO LU ME OP ERA TE – + – + INPUT- 4 S - V ID E O V ID E O A U D IO R L / M O N O O V E R PULL/OPEN Pull to open the door Front panel diagram LCT2121-001A-A English.
11 Quick Setup RM-C1272G • For information on remote control buttons, see pages 56 - 65. POWER THEA TER PRO VIDEO ST A TUS SLEEP TIMER FA VORITE SUB CH 1 7 4 TUNE 3 9 6 RETURN+ /TV MUTING MENU OK BACK 2 8 0 5 CH + VOL – VOL + REC OPEN/CLOSE STILL/P AUSE STOP P AUSE PLA Y FF REW TV CA TV VCR DVD VCR CHANNEL PREV NEXT TV/VCR VCR/ DVD POWER ASPECT CH – TV RM-C1272G ML/MTS SOUND GUIDE DISPLA Y C.
12 These quick setup pages will provide you, in three easy steps, with the basic information you need to begin using your new television right away . If you have questions, or for more detailed information on any of these steps, please consult other sections of this manual.
13 Quick Setup Notes: • These connections are examples. • After you are finished connecting your devices, plug the power cord into the nearest power outlet and turn on the TV . • If you follow these diagrams and the television does not work properly , contact your local cable operator .
14 Quick Setup Notes: • Green, blue and red are the most common colors for DVD cables. Some models may vary colors. Please consult the user ’s manual for your DVD player for more information. • Be careful not to confuse the red DVD cable with the red audio cable.
15 Diagram #2 INPUT-3 S-VIDEO OVER VIDEO L AUDIO R S-VIDEO OVER VIDEO L AUDIO R VIDEO L AUDIO R INPUT-1 INPUT-2 VIDEO-2 VIDEO-1 Y Pb Pr COMPONENT VIDEO 75Ω (VHF/UHF) R L V IN OUT Cable In Cable Out VCR OR Red TV Rear Panel AUDIO OUT R L P R P B Y VIDEO OUT DVD Player (Optional) Blue Green Coaxial Cable Cable or Antenna Output T wo-Way Splitter IN OUT OUT Quick Setup LCT2121-001A-A English.
16 Quick Setup 1) Connect a yellow composite cable from the camcorder VIDEO OUT , into the VIDEO IN on the front of the TV , OR connect an S-Video cable from the camcorder to the back of the TV . 2) Connect a white composite cable from the camcorder LEFT AUDIO OUT , into the LEFT AUDIO IN on the front of the TV .
17 Connecting to an amplifier using your optical output Y ou can connect an amplifier that has an optical digital input terminal by using an optical digital cable from the optical output. Amplifier TV Rear Panel OPTICAL OUT Digital Audio 1) Connect the optical cable from the back of the TV to the back of the amplifier .
18 By connecting a Digital TV Receiver , high definition pictures can be displayed on your TV in their digital form. INPUT-3 DIGIT AL-IN 1 2 S-VIDEO OVER VIDEO L AUDIO R S-VIDEO OVER VIDEO L AUDIO R VIDEO L AUDIO R INPUT-1 INPUT-2 HDMI to DVI Cable After the connections have been made, tighten the screw to secure the cables.
19 By connecting an HDMI compatible device, high definition pictures can be displayed on your TV in their digital form. Some HDMI devices can include DVD players, D-VHS or any HDMI compatible devices. HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first industry supported, uncompressed, all digital audio/video interface.
20 Quick Setup By connecting your A V Receiver to your television's V1 Smart Input, you can watch picture sources from many different devices, without having to change or use the other input connections on your TV . This allows you to free up the other input connections so you can connect more devices to your television.
21 When you turn your television on for the first time the interactive plug-in menu will appear . The plug-in menu helps you to get your TV ready to use by letting you set your preferences for: • The language in which you want the onscreen menus to appear .
22 T o set your clock manually (without using the XDS signal), choose "Manual". If you choose "Auto", see auto clock set above. √ ® T o choose "Manual" † T o "T ime" √ ® T o set the hour † T o minute √ ® T o set the minute † T o "T ime Zone" √ ® T o select your time zone: (Atlantic, Eastern, Central, Mountain, Pacific, Alaska or Hawaii) † T o move to "D.
23 Quick Setup In auto tuner setup, the TV automatically scans through all available channels, memorizing the active ones and skipping over blank ones or channels with weak signals. This means when you scan (using the C HANNEL +/– buttons) you will receive only clear , active channels.
24 Quick Setup Y ou can program your remote to operate your cable box, satellite receiver , VCR or DVD player by using the instructions and codes listed below . If the equipment does not respond to any of the codes listed below or to the code search function, use the remote control supplied by the manufacturer .
25 Quick Setup The remote control is programmed with VCR codes for power on/off, play , stop, fast-forward, rewind, pause, record, channel up/down operation. 1) Find the VCR brand from the list of codes shown below . 2) Slide the first 2-way selector switch to “TV” and the other 2-way selector switch to “VCR”.
26 The remote control is programmed with DVD codes for power on/off, play , stop, fast-forward, rewind, previous/next chapter , tray open/close, and still/pause operation. 1) Find the DVD player brand from the list of codes shown below . 2) Slide the first 2-way selector switch to “TV” and the other 2-way selector switch to “DVD”.
27 Quick Setup Cable/Satellite Search Codes Function 1) Slide the first 2-W ay Mode Selector switch to CA TV . 2) Press the P OWER and R ETURN +/TV buttons. Hold for at least three seconds and release. 3) Press the P OWER button on the remote, and see if the cable or satellite box responds.
28 T o bring up the onscreen menu , press the M ENU button on the remote control. The following (left) main menu will appear . The item that appears in green is the one currently selected. If you use the M ENU button on the TV’ s front panel instead of the remote, Front Menu screen showing "Input", "Video Status", "Aspect" and "Menu" will appear (following right screen).
29 Your television comes with JVC’s onscreen menu system. The onscreen menus let you make adjustments to your television’s operation simply and quickly. All menus are navigated from the Main Menu at first. Detailed explanations on using each menu follow later in this guide.
30 Onscreen Menus Exit MENU Select Operate Initial Setup Back BACK 2/2 Off Auto Shut Off Software Versi on Power Indicator On Initial Setup 2/2 Initial Setup 1/2 Exit MENU Select Operate Initial Setup Back BACK Noise Muting Language Front Pan el Lock V-Chip Set Lock Code Closed Caption On English Off 1/2 Exit MENU Select Operate External Input Back BACK Digital-In Size Digital-In1 Audio Video Input Label Auto Digital External Input Exit MENU Select Operate Picture Adjust Back BACK Tint Color Picture Bright Detail Color Temperatur e 1/2 Video Status Standard 0 0 0 0 0 Low OK Picture Adjust 1/2 Exit MENU Select Picture Adjust Back BACK 2/2 Video Status Standard Off On Operate OK Noise Reduction Natural Cinema Position Adjustm ent Convergence Reset Manual Picture Adjust 2/2 Exit MENU Select Operate Sound Adjust Back BACK Bass Treble Balance Optical Out Turn On Volum e Volume Limit 0 0 0 PCM Current 20 Reset Sound Adjust Exit MENU Select Operate Clock/Timers Back BACK Set Clock On / Off Timer From the Main Menu.
31 Initial Setup This feature inserts a blank black screen over channels which are not broadcasting or are too weak to be received clearly . Press the M ENU button π † T o "Initial Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Noise Muting" √ ® T o turn "On" or "Off" Press the M ENU button when finished Note: • Noise muting will not work when you operate channel summary .
32 Initial Setup Y ou can customize the V -Chip settings of your television to match your personal tastes. The V -Chip menu below is the starting point for your V -Chip settings Y ou can use US V -Chip settings (for programming broadcast from the United States), Canadian V -Chip settings (for programming broadcast from Canada), and movie ratings.
33 U.S. P ARENT AL RA TING SYSTEMS Programs with the following ratings are appropriate for children. ❒ TV Y is Appropriate for All Children Programs are created for very young viewers and should be suitable for all ages, including children ages 2 - 6.
34 Initial Setup Line up the cursor in the column (TV PG, TV G, etc.) with the content row (V/FV , S, etc.) and press the π † or √ ® to move the cursor to the correct location. Press O K to turn the locking feature on or off. An item is locked if the icon appears instead of a “—”.
35 Initial Setup ❒ NR – Not Rated This is a film which has no rating. In many cases these films were imported from countries which do not use the MP AA ratings system. Other NR films may be from amateur producers who didn’t intend to have their film widely released.
36 Press the M ENU button π † T o "Initial Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "V -Chip" √ ® T o operate (Password input screen will appear) Enter the password by using the 10 button keypad The V -Chip main screen will appear √ ® T o turn V -Chip "On" or "Off" π † T o "Set Canadian Ratings English" √ ® T o enter ratings menu For example: T o block viewing of programming rated 14+ and 18+: √ ® T o the 18+ Column Press the O K button to lock √ ® T o the 14+ Column Press the O K button to lock Press the M ENU button to finish Note: • For instructions on “Set Canadian Ratings Fre (in French)”, please see page 36 in the French side of this user ’s guide.
37 Y ou can block programs that are not rated. Press the M ENU button π † T o "Initial Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "V -Chip" √ ® T o operate (Password input screen will appear) Enter the password by using the 10 button keypad The V -Chip main screen will appear √ ® T o turn V -Chip "On" or "Off" π † T o "Unrated" √ ® T o "View" or "Block" Press M ENU when done Directions to Block Unrated Programs Initial Setup Unrated Programs Unrated programming refers to any programming which does not contain a rating signal.
38 Channel guard and V -Chip settings are protected by a four-digit lock code. Y our TV comes pre- set with a lock code of “0000”. Y ou may change the code to any four-digit number you wish. T o change the lock code, follow the steps below . Press the M ENU button π † T o "Initial Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Set Lock Code" √ ® T o operate (Password input screen will appear) Enter the password by using the 10 button keypad The Set Lock Code screen will appear T o set the password, use the 10 button keypad Press the O K button to finish (your lock code is now set) • After a power interruption you must reset the lock code.
39 Initial Setup Many broadcasts now include an onscreen display of dialog called closed captions. Some broadcasts may also include displays of additional information in text form. Y our television can access and display this information using the closed caption feature.
40 • Closed caption subtitles are usually found on closed caption channel CC1. Some programs may include additional text information which is usually found on text channel T1. The other channels are available for future use. • Closed captioning may not work correctly if the signal being received is weak or if you are playing a video tape.
41 Initial Setup This function automatically shuts off your TV when there is no signal from the channel the TV is on. Press the M ENU button π † T o "Initial Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Auto Shut Off" √ ® T o turn "On" or "Off" Press the M ENU button when finished • If the channel that you have on does not receive a signal for more than one minute, the blinking text “No Program or Weak Signal Auto shut off in 9 min.
42 T uner Setup Auto T uner Setup The auto tuner setup function is described on page 23 as the interactive plug-in menu. If you need to run the auto tuner setup again, follow the steps below . Press the M ENU button π † T o "T uner Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Auto T uner Setup" √ ® T o enter √ ® T o choose "Cable" or "Air" π † T o "Scan Mode" √ ® T o choose "Auto", "STD", "HRC" or "IRC" † T o "Start" Press the O K button (Programming will take serveral minutes) The auto tuner is finished when the message "Programming Over !" appears onscreen.
43 T uner Setup How to set the channel station. Press the M ENU button π † T o "T uner Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Channel Summary" √ ® T o operate π † T o "Station" Press the O K button to enter √ ® T o select the character you want π † T o move to the next space .
44 T uner Setup Find Channel Confirms the present antenna level. Press the M ENU button π † T o "T uner Setup" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Digital Antenna Level" √ ® T o enter Note: • If you are watching an analog channel, antenna level will not appear .
45 External Input This feature is used if you have a DTV or HDMI compatible component connected to your TV . Press the M ENU button π † T o "External Input" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Digital-In1 Audio" √ ® T o select "Analog", "Digital" or "Auto" Press the Menu button when ﬁ nished Notes: • If your DTV or HDMI component is capable of digital audio and video, choose "Digital".
46 This function is used to label video input connections for the onscreen displays. Press the M ENU button π † T o "External Input" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Video Input Label" √ ® T o operate π † T o select the desired video input √ ® T o select the desired preset input label (see chart below) † T o "Set" Press the O K button to save Press the M ENU button when finished Video Input Label Preset Labels VCR DVD PVR D-VHS STB SA T AMP GAME CAM DISC Y ou have a VCR connected to the video input Y ou have a DVD connected to the video input Y ou have a Personal Video recorder connected to the video input Y ou have a Digital VCR connected to the video input Y ou have a Set-top Box connected to the video input Y ou have a Satellite Receiver connected to the video input Y ou have an Amplifier connected to the video input Y ou have a Video Game connected to the video input Y ou have a Video Camera connected to the video input Y ou have a Video Disc player connected to the video input Select when.
47 Press the M ENU button π † T o "Picture Adjust" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Tint", "Color", "Picture", "Bright" or "Detail" √ ® T o enter √ ® T o adjust the setting π † T o move to the next setting Press the M ENU button when finished These settings allow you to change and adjust the way the picture appears on your television.
48 Picture Adjust Natural Cinema Natural cinema corrects the problem of blurred edges which may occur when viewing a program originally shot on film (such as motion pictures) or animation. If you notice blurring at the edges of these programs, choose "Natural Cinema" and set it to "On".
49 Picture Adjust Position adjustment allows you to adjust the position of the picture on the screen vertically when the aspect is set to panorama or cinema. Press the M ENU button π † T o "Picture Adjust" √ ® T o enter π † T o Position Adjustment √ ® T o enter π † T o adjust the position Press the M ENU button to finish Notes: • T o reset the adjustment to the center , press the O K button.
50 This TV has three color projection tubes: one for red, green, and blue. When mixed together in the proper portions, the output of these three color tubes can produce any color . T o produce these colors, however , the beams must be precisely aligned over each other so that the colors can be mixed.
51 Picture Adjust Reset Reset resets all picture adjustments at once to the default settings. Press the M ENU button π † T o "Picture Adjust" √ ® T o enter π † T o "Reset" Press the O K button The onscreen menu disappears for a moment, and then the settings are reset to the default setting for all the picture adjustments.
52 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. "Dolby", and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Y ou can select the optical digital sound output, either PCM or Dolby Digital when your TV is connected to an amplifier that has Dolby Digital decoder .
53 T urn On Volume allows you to set the volume level when you turn the TV on. Press the M ENU button π † T o "Sound Adjust" √ ® T o enter π † T o "T urn On Volume" √ ® T o set the volume level Press the M ENU button to finish Current 0 1 2 3 48 49 50 Sound Adjust Reset Reset resets all Sound Adjustments at once to the default settings.
54 Notes: • D.S.T . can be used only for US and Canada when it is set to "On" in the "Set Clock" menu. • Only when the "Mode" set to "Auto", the Daylight Savings T ime feature automatically adjusts your TV’ s clock for Daylight Savings.
55 The on/off timer lets you program your television to turn itself on or of f. Y ou can use it as an alarm to wake up, to help you remember important programs, or as a decoy when you’re not home. Press the M ENU button π † T o "Clock/T imers" √ ® T o enter π † T o "On/Off Timer" √ ® T o operate (begins with "On T ime") √ ® T o set the hour (AM/PM) you want the TV to turn on † T o move to minutes √ ® T o set the minutes † T o accept "On T ime" and move to "Off T ime" (the time the TV will turn of f).
56 Button Functions T urns the TV on or off. Press the P OWER button Use the number buttons on the remote control to move directly to a specific channel. For example, to move to channel 12: 0 (Z ERO ) 1 (O NE ) 2 (T WO ) Power Number Buttons - 10Key Pad T une Selects the signal input source for the television: Video-1, 2, 3, 4, Digital-In1 or Digital-In2 for video devices like VCR’s DVD players, or camcorders.
57 The Return+/TV button has two functions: Return - Returns to the channel viewed just before the channel currently onscreen. Return+ - Lets you program a specific channel to return to while scanning through the channels using the CH+ and CH– buttons.
58 The Video Status button gives you a choice of four TV picture display settings, including a display of your own preferences. Standard - Resets the picture display to the factory settings. Dynamic - Gives a vivid picture with better contrast when viewing in a brightly lit room.
59 Button Functions The display screen shows the current information as follows. Press the D ISPLA Y button • Detailed Mode - Shows the channel, channel name, signal, rating information, current time, digital antenna level and scramble information, as well as the current time below .
60 Button Functions This feature will help you adjust the picture you are watching to give you the best possible picture quality . Aspect Aspect Ratios REGULAR - The regular ratio is used when you want to watch a 4:3 broadcast or recorded program without modifying the original picture to fit the dimensions of your 16:9 screen.
61 Button Functions When you change the aspect ratios, it is different from their broadcast or recorded program. Aspect Ratios (Continued) Press the A SPECT button • By pressing the A SPECT button, you can change the size. Notes: • Y ou can also choose the size by pressing the π † buttons.
62 The Favorite button allows you to select your favorite channels easily . First, you must register the channels that you like. See how to register below . Press the F A VORITE button The favorite channel list will appear . π † T o select the channel you want to watch Press the O K button It will change to the channel you have selected.
63 ML/MTS technology allows several audio signals to be broadcast in analog at once, giving you a choice in what you wish to hear with a TV program. In addition to mono or stereo sound, an MTS broadcast may also include a second audio program (SAP).
64 Button Functions Sub Channel The main channel sometimes has minor channels (Sub Channels). By using the S UB button, you can select a sub channel easily . For example, to move to sub channel 123-45: Press 1, 2 and 3 in order Press the S UB C H button Press 4 and 5 in order Press the TUNE button Note: • If there are more than 2 major channels, select the digital channel by using the π † buttons and then press the O K button.
65 Button Functions Use either the television’s own tuner or a cable box to select channels. Set this switch to TV to operate the television’s built-in tuner . Move the switch to CA TV to operate a cable box. Note: • See page 24 for information on programming your remote for cable box operation.
66 There is no power There is no picture or sound Y ou cannot select a certain channel The power turns off by itself The clock is wrong The color quality is poor There are lines across the picture The picture is spotted There are double pictures (ghosts) Picture is snowy (image noise) Screen is 40% black Stereo or bilingual programs can't be heard Remote control is not operating properly or at all • See if the power cord became unplugged.
67 No Pr ogram or W eak Sign al This OSD warning appears when the digital channel that you have selected is too weak to receive or no signal is being detected for that channel. Weak Signal This OSD appears when the selected channel is not broadcasting any picture or sound, or is only broadcasting data information.
68 Specifications Specifications subject to change without notice. Notes: • Reception of channel A-5 ("95" of the TV set's on-screen cable channel numbers) is not recommended for your TV set. • The open source software is embedded in this product.
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