LG 42LH20FD Owner's Manual

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ENGLISH
OWNER’S MANUAL
LCD TV
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your TV. 
Retain it for future reference.
Record the model number and serial number of the
TV. 
Refer to the label on the back cover and quote this
information.
To your dealer when requiring any service.
LCD TV MODELS
3
32
2LLH
H2
2******
3
3 7
7 LL H
H 2
2******
4
4 2
2 LL H
H 2
2******
3
32
2LLH
H4
4******
3
37
7LLH
H4
4******
4
42
2LLH
H4
4******
4
47
7LLH
H4
4******
5
55
5LLH
H4
4******
4
42
2LLH
H9
9******
4
47
7LLH
H9
9******
4
42
2S
SLL8
8******
5
55
5S
SLL8
8******

Summary of Contents of owner's manual for LG 42LH20FD

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    ENGLISH LCD TV OWNER’S MANUAL LCD TV MODELS 3 2 L H 2* * * 4 2 L H...

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  • Page 3: ACCESSORIES

    ACCESSORIES Ensure that the following accessories are included with your TV. If an accessory is missing, please contact the dealer...

  • Page 4: CONTENTS

    CONTENTS ACCESSORIES ............................................ 1 Diagnostics . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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    EPG (ELECTRONIC PROGRAMME Country/Area Selection................................................. 107 GUIDE) (IN DIGITAL MODE) Language Selection (In Digital Mode only)....... 108 Switch on/off EPG...

  • Page 6: PREPARATION

    PREPARATION FRONT PANEL CONTROLS CAUTION G When the TV cannot be turned on with the remote control, press the...

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    P ■ Image shown may differ from your TV. PREPARATION 32/37/42/47/55LH4*** PROGRAMME P VOLUME OK OK MENU MENU INPUT...

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    PREPARATION BACK PANEL INFORMATION ■ Image shown may differ from your TV. Only 32/37/42LH2*** PREPARATION Service Only 11 VIDEO...

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    Only 32/37/42/47/55LH4*** PREPARATION 11 VIDEO L/MONO AUDIO R 1 IN 3 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 ANTENNA IN...

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    PREPARATION STAND INSTALLATION ■ Image shown may differ from your TV. When assembling the desk type stand, check whether...

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    ATTACHING THE TV TO A DESK ■ Image shown may differ from your TV. The TV must be attached to...

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    PREPARATION BACK COVER FOR WIRE ARRANGEMENT ■ Image shown may differ from your TV. Only 32/37/42LH2***, 32/37/42/47/55LH4*** 1 Connect...

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    NOT USING THE DESK-TYPE KENSINGTON SECURITY SYSTEM STAND ■ This feature is not available for all models. ■ Image shown...

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    PREPARATION CAREFUL INSTALLATION ADVICE A The TV can be installed in various ways such as on a wall, or...

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    WALL MOUNT: HORIZONTAL A INSTALLATION B A We recommend the use of a LG Brand wall mounting bracket when mounting...

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    PREPARATION ■ To prevent damage do not connect to the mains outlet until all connections are made between the...

  • Page 17: EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP

    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP ■ To avoid damaging any equipment, never plug in any power cords until you have finished connecting...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Connecting a set-top box with an HDMI cable /DVI IN 2 Connect the digital set-top box...

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    DVD SETUP Connecting with a component cable 1 Connect the video outputs (Y, PB, PR) of the DVD to the...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Connecting with a S-Video cable Connect the S-VIDEO output of the DVD to the S -...

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    Connecting the HDMI cable (RGB/DVI) Connect the HDMI output of the DVD to the 1 H D M I /...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP VCR SETUP ■ To avoid picture noise (interference), allow adequate distance between the VCR and TV....

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    Connecting with a RCA cable AUDIO IN VIDEO L/MONO L/ MONO AUDIO R AV IN1 1 Connect the A U...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Connecting with a S-Video cable Connect the S-VIDEO output of the VCR to the S -...

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    DIGITAL AUDIO OUT SETUP Sending the TV’s audio signal to external audio equipment via the Digital Audio Output (Optical) port....

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP OTHER A/V SOURCE SETUP Camcorder Video Game Set VIDEO L R IN 4 EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP...

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    USB SETUP (Only 32/37/42/47/55LH4***) EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP 1 IN 3 1 Connect the USB device to the U S B...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP PC SETUP This TV provides Plug and Play capability, meaning that the PC adjusts automatically to...

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    Connecting with a HDMI to DVI cable AUDIO IN OPTICAL DIGIT EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Connect the DVI output of the...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Supported Display Resolution RGB-PC, HDMI/DVI-PC mode HDMI/DVI-DTV mode Horizontal Vertical Horizontal Vertical Resolution Frequency(kHz) Frequency(Hz) Resolution...

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    ! NOTE G Avoid keeping a fixed image on the set’s screen for G DDC protocol is preset for RGB...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Screen Setup for PC mode Screen Reset Returns Position, Size and Phase to the factory default...

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    Adjustment for screen Position, Size, Phase If the picture is not clear after auto adjustment and especially if characters are...

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    EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT SETUP Selecting Resolution To view a normal picture, match the resolution of RGB mode and selection of...

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    Auto Configure (RGB [PC] mode only) Automatically adjusts the picture position and minimizes image instability. After adjustment, if the image...

  • Page 36: WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL

    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL REMOTE CONTROL KEY FUNCTIONS When using the remote control, aim it at the remote...

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    Q. MENU Select the desired quick menu source. (Aspect Ratio, Clear Voice II , Picture Mode, Sound Mode, Audio,...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL TURNING ON THE TV - When your TV is turned on, you will be...

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    QUICK MENU Your TV's OSD (On Screen Display) may differ slightly from that shown in this manual. Q.Menu (Quick Menu)...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL ON SCREEN MENUS SELECTION AND ADJUSTMENT Your TV's OSD (On Screen Display) may differ...

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    AUTO PROGRAMME TUNING Use this to automatically find and store all available programmes. When you start auto programming, all previously...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL MANUAL PROGRAMME TUNING (IN DIGITAL MODE) Manual Tuning lets you manually add a programme...

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    MANUAL PROGRAMME TUNING (IN ANALOGUE MODE) Manual Tuning lets you manually tune and arrange the stations in whatever order you...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL SETUP Move OK SETUP Move FOK TV G Auto Tuning Auto Tuning Storage 3...

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    PROGRAMME EDIT When a programme number is skipped, it means that you will be unable to select it using P...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL IN DTV/RADIO MODE A Skipping a programme number • When programmes are to be...

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    BOOSTER (IN DIGITAL MODE) If reception is poor select Booster to On. When the signal is strong, select "Off". SETUP...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL SOFTWARE UPDATE Software Update means software can be downloaded through the digital terrestrial broadcasting...

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    DIAGNOSTICS This function enables you to view information on the Manufacturer, Model/Type and Software Version. This displays the information and...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL SELECTING THE PROGRAMME LIST You can check which programmes are stored in the memory...

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    FAVOURITE PROGRAMME SETUP A Selecting favourite programme Favorite programmes is a convenient feature that lets you quickly scan up to...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL INPUT LIST By using T V / R A D button, you can move...

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    MHEG GUIDE This menu determines whether to show the UI guide or the guide provided by MHEG when a user...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL SIMPLE MANUAL You can easily and effectively access the TV information by viewing a...

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    This function operates only with devices with the SIMPLINK logo. Please check the SIMPLINK logo. This TV might not function...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL Connecting to Home Theater with the SIMPLINK logo. Connect the H D M I...

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    SIMPLINK Functions Disc playback Control connected AV devices by pressing the , OK, G, A, l l, FF and...

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    WATCHING TV / PROGRAMME CONTROL AV MODE You can select the optimal images and sounds when connecting AV devices...

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    INITIALIZING (RESET TO ORIGINAL FACTORY SETTINGS) This function initializes all settings. But the settings of D a y and N...

  • Page 60: TO USE THE BLUETOOTH

    TO USE THE BLUETOOTH (Only 42/55SL8***, 42/47LH9***) Bluetooth? Bluetooth is a short distance networking technology using 2.4 GHz frequency...

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    SETTING THE BLUETOOTH If you want to listen to the broadcasted sound using the Bluetooth headset or receive the jpeg...

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    TO USE THE BLUETOOTH SET TV PIN To accept connection from an external Bluetooth device or to connect to...

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    BLUETOOTH HEADSET When you select the Bluetooth headset, you can listen to the TV sound in the Bluetooth headset through...

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    TO USE THE BLUETOOTH Disconnecting the Bluetooth headset during use 1 MENU 3 Select B L U E T...

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    MANAGING REGISTERED BLUETOOTH DEVICE If there are no devices registered, Registered Bluetooth Device menu will be deactivated and cannot be...

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    TO USE THE BLUETOOTH MY BLUETOOTH INFORMATION This function provides the My Bluetooth Information to the user. "Edit" will...

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    RECEIVING PHOTOS FROM EXTERNAL BLUETOOTH DEVICE For details on how to send photos(only JPEG) from the external Bluetooth device to...

  • Page 68: TO USE A USB DEVICE

    TO USE A USB DEVICE G It is not possible to use USB function in 3 2 / 3...

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    PHOTO LIST You can view photo files on USB storage device. The On Screen Display may be different from your...

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    TO USE A USB DEVICE Photo Selection and PopUp Menu Photo List Page 2/3 No Marked Drive1 Up Folder...

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    How to view photo Detailed operations are available on full-sized photo view screen. Photo List Page 2/3 No Marked Drive1...

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    TO USE A USB DEVICE 6 Select the Slideshow , B G M, (Rotate), OK D e l e...

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    MUSIC LIST You can play music files on USB storage device. Purchased music files(*.MP3) may contain copyright restrictions. Playback of...

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    TO USE A USB DEVICE Music Selection and PopUp Menu As shown, up to 6 music titles are listed...

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    ■ If you don't press any button for a while during the play- ing, the play information box (as...

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    TO USE A USB DEVICE MOVIE LIST You can play movie files on a USB storage device. The movie...

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    File Resolution Video Decoder Audio Codec (Max) Extension name mpg, mpeg, vob MPEG1, MPEG2 AC3,MPEG,MP3,PCM dat MPEG1 AC3,MPEG,MP3,PCM ts,trp,tp...

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    TO USE A USB DEVICE Movie Selection and PopUp Menu Movie List Page 2/3 No Marked movie Title Duration...

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    Using the Movie List function, play Picture Size F Full G Audio Language 1 Subtitle Language Off . Sync 0...

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    TO USE A USB DEVICE DIVX REGISTRATION CODE Confirm the DivX registration code number of the TV. Using the...

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    DEACTIVATION The purpose of deactivation is to allow deactivation of devices for users who have activated all the available devices...

  • Page 82: EPG (ELECTRONIC PROGRAMME GUIDE)(IN DIGITAL MODE)

    EPG (ELECTRONIC PROGRAMME GUIDE)(IN DIGITAL MODE) This system has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) to help your navigation through...

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    Button Function in 8 Day Guide Mode Programme Guide RED Change EPG mode. ❉❚ 31 YLE TV1 E Apr. 6,...

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    EPG (ELECTRONIC PROGRAMME GUIDE)(IN DIGITAL MODE) Button Function in Extended Description Box ❉❚ Information Text Up/Down. ❉❚ ❉❚ Apr....

  • Page 85: PICTURE CONTROL

    PICTURE CONTROL PICTURE SIZE (ASPECT RATIO) CONTROL You can watch the screen in various picture formats; 16:9, Just Scan, Original,...

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    PICTURE CONTROL • 4:3 • Zoom The following selection will allow you to view a picture The following selection...

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    PICTURE WIZARD This feature lets you adjust the picture quality of the original image. Use this to calibrate the screen...

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    PICTURE CONTROL ENERGY SAVING It reduces the TV’s power consumption. The default factory setting complies with the E n...

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    PRESET PICTURE SETTINGS Picture Mode-Preset Vivid Strengthen the contrast, brightness, colour and sharpness for vivid picture. Standard The most general...

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    PICTURE CONTROL MANUAL PICTURE ADJUSTMENT Picture Mode-User option Backlight To control the brightness of the screen, adjust the brightness...

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    PICTURE IMPROVEMENT TECHNOLOGY You can calibrate the screen for each Picture Mode or set the video value according to the...

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    PICTURE CONTROL EXPERT PICTURE CONTROL By segmenting categories, E x p e r t 1 and E x p...

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    *This feature is not available for all models. Colour Temperature ■ Choose one of three automatic colour adjustments. Set to...

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    PICTURE CONTROL Color Gamut • S t a n d a r d : Mode to reproduce original colour...

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    PICTURE RESET Settings of the selected picture modes return to the default factory settings. PICTURE Move OK PICTURE Move OK...

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    PICTURE CONTROL POWER INDICATOR It helps you adjust the brightness of moving LED and sound when power is turned...

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    DEMO MODE Display the slide show to explain the various logo of this TV. It is not possible to use...

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    PICTURE CONTROL MODE SETTING We recommend setting the TV to “H H o m e U s e ”...

  • Page 99: SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL

    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL AUTO VOLUME LEVELER AVL automatically remains on the same level of volume if you change programmes....

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    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL CLEAR VOICE II By differentiating the human sound range from others, it helps users listen...

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    PRESET SOUND SETTINGS-SOUND MODE You can select your preferred sound setting; Standard, Music, Cinema, Sport or Game and you can...

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    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL SOUND SETTING ADJUSTMENT -USER MODE AUDIO Move OK AUDIO Move OK Auto Volume : Off...

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    BALANCE You can adjust the sound balance of the speakers to preferred levels. AUDIO Move OK AUDIO Move OK Auto...

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    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL TV SPEAKERS ON/ OFF SETUP You can adjust the TV internal speaker status. In A...

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    SELECTING DIGITAL AUDIO OUT This function allows you to select your preferred Digital Audio Output. The TV can only output...

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    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL AUDIO RESET Settings of the selected Sound Mode return to the default factory settings. AUDIO...

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    I/II Stereo/Dual Reception (In Analogue Mode Only) When a programme is selected, the sound information for the station appears with...

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    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL NICAM Reception (In Analogue Mode Only) If the TV is equipped with a receiver for...

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    COUNTRY/AREA SELECTION The installation guide menu appears on the TV screen when it is switched on for the first time....

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    SOUND & LANGUAGE CONTROL LANGUAGE SELECTION (IN DIGITAL MODE ONLY) The Audio function allows selection of a preferred language....

  • Page 111: TIME SETTING

    TIME SETTING CLOCK SETUP The clock is set automatically when receiving a digital signal. (You can set the clock manually...

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    TIME SETTING AUTO ON/OFF TIME SETTING The Off time function automatically switches the TV to standby at a preset...

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    SLEEP TIMER SETTING You do not have to remember to switch the TV off before you go to sleep. The...

  • Page 114: PARENTAL CONTROL / RATINGS

    PARENTAL CONTROL / RATINGS SET PASSWORD & LOCK SYSTEM Enter the password, press ‘0’, ‘0’, ‘0’, ‘0’ on the...

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    BLOCK PROGRAMME Blocks any programme that you do not want to watch or that you do not want your children...

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    PARENTAL CONTROL / RATINGS EXTERNAL INPUT BLOCKING Enables you to block an input. AV1 F Off G LOCK Move...

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    KEY LOCK The TV can be set so that the remote control is required to control it. This feature can...

  • Page 118: DIGITAL TELETEXT

    DIGITAL TELETEXT The TV gives you access to digital teletext which is greatly improved in various aspects such as...

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    TELETEXT IN DIGITAL SERVICE 1 Press the numeric or P button to select a certain service which broadcasts digital teletext....

  • Page 120: APPENDIX

    APPENDIX TROUBLESHOOTING The TV does not operate properly. A Check to see if there is any object between the...

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    The audio function does not work. A Press the + or - button. Picture OK & No sound A...

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    APPENDIX MAINTENANCE Early malfunctions can be prevented. Careful and regular cleaning can prolong the life of your new TV....

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    PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS 32LH4*** 37LH4*** 42LH4*** MODELS 32LH40FD-CE 37LH40FD-CE 42LH40FD-CE 42LH45YD-CB with stand 804.4 x 586.3 x 223.8 mm 924.7 x...

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    APPENDIX 42LH9*** 47LH9*** MODELS 42LH90QD-CC 47LH90QD-CC with stand 1065.9 x 776.0 x 361.7mm 1179.0x 851.4x 398.8mm Dimensions 42.0x 30.6...

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    32LH2*** 37LH2*** 42LH2*** MODELS 32LH20FD-CA 37LH20FD-CA 42LH20FD-CA with stand 805.0 x 583.0 x 224.0 mm 922.0 x 659.0x 297.0mm...

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    APPENDIX IR CODES 1, How to Connect A Connect your wired remote control to the Remote Control port on...

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    Code (Hexa) Function Note 95 EnergySaving R/C BUTTON 08 POWER R/C BUTTON(POWER ON/OFF) 0B INPUT R/C BUTTON 79 RATIO R/C...

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    APPENDIX EXTERNAL CONTROL DEVICE SETUP RS-232C Setup OPTICAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Connect the RS-232C (serial port) input jack to...

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    APPENDIX Set ID Use this function to specify a set ID number. Refer to ‘Real Data Mapping’. G p .132...

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    APPENDIX Communication Parameters A Baud rate : 9600 bps (UART) A Stop bit : 1 bit A Data length...

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    01. Power (Command: k a) 0 4 . V o l u m e M u t e (C o...

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    APPENDIX 0 9 . T i n t (C o m m a n d : k j )...

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    17. Energy Saving (Command: j q) 19.Tune Command (Command: m a) G To reduce the power consumption of the TV....

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    APPENDIX 2 3 . I n p u t s e l e c t (C o m m...

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    Open source software notice The following GPL executables and LGPL/MPL libraries used in this product are subject to the GPL2.0/LGPL2.1/MPL1.1...

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    APPENDIX OPEN SOURCE LICENSE GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991 Copyright (C) 1989, 1991 Free Software Foundation,...

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    1. You may copy and distribute verbatim copies of the Program's source code as you receive it, in any...

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    APPENDIX If distribution of executable or object code is made by offering access to copy from a designated place,...

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    NO WARRANTY 11. BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE PRO- GRAM, TO...

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    APPENDIX GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2.1, February 1999 Copyright (C) 1991, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 51...

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    Although the Lesser General Public License is Less protective of the users' freedom, it does ensure that the user of...

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    APPENDIX Thus, it is not the intent of this section to claim rights or contest your rights to work...

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    c) Accompany the work with a written offer, valid for at least three years, to give the same user...

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    APPENDIX 13. The Free Software Foundation may publish revised and/or new versions of the Lesser General Public License from...

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    MOZILLA PUBLIC LICENSE Version 1.1 --------------- 1. Definitions. 1.0.1. "Commercial Use" means distribution or otherwise making the Covered Code...

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    APPENDIX (b) under Patents Claims infringed by the making, using or selling of Original Code, to make, have made,...

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    (b) Contributor APIs. If Contributor's Modifications include an application programming interface and Contributor has knowledge of patent licenses which...

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    APPENDIX 6.3. Derivative Works. If You create or use a modified version of this License (which you may only...

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    10. U.S. GOVERNMENT END USERS. The Covered Code is a "commercial item," as that term is defined in 48 C.F.R....

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