RCA HD56W66 User Manual

RCA HD56W66 Manual

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  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 1
    HDTV User's Guide Changing Entertainment. Again. Find Inside: • Introduction ...page 2 • Connections ...page 7 • Remote ...page 21 • Features ...page 29 • Menu ...page 41 • Troubleshooting ...page 54 rca.com rca.com
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 2
    ... servicing use only identical replacement parts. Caution: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not... cause them to be permanently imprinted on the picture tube (or projection TV picture tubes). ALSO, some ...and return it immediately. For US customers: Your RCA Consumer Electronics product may also ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 3
    ...plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. 10. Protect the ... been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been ... SERV ICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM (NEC ART 250, PART H) To assure adequate ventilation for ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 4
    ... RCA Congratulations on purchasing this RCA High Definition Television (HDTV). Your purchase decision ...HDTV, it is the most user-friendly of its kind—with on-screen instructions that guide you through all of the TVମ. element) is a small dot. The picture you see on your TV is composed of these dots....
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 5
    ... aspect ratio, which means the picture is a little wider than it is tall (a screen that is 20 inches wide... using at that time. 16:9 Aspect Ratio As TVs dropped in price and people prospered in the 1950s,...Digital Signal and Sound The analog television broadcast system that has been used in the United ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 6
    .... But your RCA HDTV has been designed with features that will enhance your TV viewing ... converts them to achieve optimum digital picture performance. It also recognizes when original film ... developed for high-bandwidth digital connection. It supports the overlay of high-resolution graphics needed by ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 7
    ... HDTV better ...2 Other Key Features of owning an RCA HDTV ...4 Chapter 1: Connections & Setup ...7 Things to ... ...19 Set the Menu Language ...19 Welcome Screen and Connection Confirmation...19 ... and Labels ...20 Automatic Convergence ...20 Chapter 2: Using the Remote Control ...21 The Buttons on ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 8
    ......29 Channel Banner ...30 Digital and Analog Tuners ...31 Digital Channels ...31 Direct Tuning to a... Block ...40 Chapter 4: Using the TV's Menu System ...41 Sound Menu ...42 Picture Menu ...44 ...47 Setup Menu ...48 Chapter 5: Other Information ...53 Troubleshooting ...54 Care and Cleaning ...57 FCC ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... Connect Choose Your Connection Explanation of Jacks Connection Instructions Front Panel Buttons and Jacks Plug in the TV Put Batteries in the Remote How ...the Remote Control to Complete the Initial Setup Turn on the TV Complete the Initial Setup • • Changing Entertainment. Again...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 10
    ... all components before you plug any of their power cords into the wall outlet....cables are properly grounded. Refer to the Important Safety Instructions on page 1. Protect Components from Overheating Don't.... Cables Needed to Connect Components to Your TV The pictures below show the cables needed ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 11
    ...we can provide you with the name of an Authorized Service Representative who will visit your home for a fee ...your electronic entertainment system and to instruct you in its operation. For details about this service, call 1-888-... Component video Connection Title Go to... TV + DVD + VCR pages 12-13 ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 12
    ... are several ways to connect components to your TV. Back Panel Jacks (in alphabetical order)... from the digital tuner. L R • FIXED IXED AUDIO L/R Provides fixed-level audio output from the TV... the External Subwoofer option in the Sound menu. Go to page 42 for instructions. • • 10 Chapter...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 13
    ... PR (Component Video) Provides optimum picture quality because the video is separated into ... (VID1 and 2 Video) because the color part of the picture is separated from the black and white... connection. It supports the overlay of highresolution graphics needed by some electronic program guide navigation...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 14
    ... Y PB PR AUDIO OUT R L S-VIDEO DVD OFF-AIR ANTENNA 4 1A RE WO P +L OV - LO V HC HC UN EM HDTV ANTENNA DIGITAL INPUT 1B COMPONENT INPUTS TV DVI-HDTV L CMP1 Y PB PR L R Y PB PR CMP2 COMPOSITE INPUTS S-VIDEO V L /MONO R VID1 ANTENNA/ CABLE ANALOG INPUT AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT V FIXED AUDIO L R...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 15
    ... CMP1 L and R audio input jacks on the back of the TV and to the audio output jacks on the DVD ... connect the player to the VID1 V (Video) jack on the back of the TV using a video cable. Important: If ...video cable to the VID2 V (Video) jack on the back of the TV and to the video output jack on the VCR....
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 16
    Connections & Setup SATELLITE RECEIVER S-VIDEO VIDEO L AUDIO R OFF-AIR ANTENNA Sate llite 4 3C 3B 3A ANTENNA DIGITAL INPUT HDTV COMPONENT INPUTS CMP1 CMP2 Y TV DVI-HDTV L COMPOSITE INPUTS S-VIDEO V L /MONO R Y PB PR L R VID1 ANTENNA/ CABLE ANALOG INPUT AUDIO/VIDEO OUTPUT V FIXED AUDIO ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 17
    ... L/MONO and R audio jacks on the back of the TV and to the Audio Output jacks on the VCR.... cable to the VID1 V (Video) jack on the back of the TV and to the video output jack on the satellite ... of the video cable in step B) to the S-VIDEO jack on the TV and to the S-VIDEO output jack on the satellite ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 18
    ...& Setup DVI COMPONENT L DVI-HDTV AUDIO TV + DVI Component To connect a DVI Component to... FIXED provides fixed-level audio output from the TV. This audio output is ideal for connecting to an A/V receiver ... levels can be controlled by the volume controls on the TV and TV remote control. 16 Chapter 1...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 19
    ... the Front Button Block feature, the front panel no longer provides access to the menus. The Front Button ... adjusts menu controls. VOL  Increases the volume. In the menu system, acts like right arrow button on ... remote control and adjusts menu controls. POWER Turns the TV on and off. Chapter 1 17
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 20
    ...TV. Then plug the other end of the power cord into an appropriate wall outlet. Be sure ...and -) are aligned correctly. Replace the cover. VCR ON•OFF TV How to Use the Remote Control ... term is "Navigation" - how you move through the on-screen menus. The theory is the same throughout the menu...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 21
    ... setup menus manually, press MENU and choose SETUP. Complete the Initial Setup The menu system in your...TV. Press OK to continue with the setup. After the welcome screen, the initial setup asks you to make sure that...the vivid colors, realistic pictures, and surround sound of your new RCA TV. Press OK ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... Changing Lists and Labels The List & Labels part of the setup lets you edit your channel... menu. 3. 4. 5. 6. Go back Automatic convergence ... Automatic Convergence Your HDTV's picture tubes might ... cross to overlap the green cross. Press OK (the TV tunes to the last selected/ available channel ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 23
    ...on the Remote Control Programming the Remote to Operate Other Components How To Use the Remote After You've Programmed It Volume Punchthrough Feature Using the INPUT Button Remote Code List Changing Entertainment. Again. Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. 21
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 24
    ...SAT mode (if programmed), functions as a TV/SAT button for an RCA satellite receiver. Arrows ...aspect ratio and magnification) of the image on the screen. Format control is not available for digital .... This can cause the image to be permanently imprinted on the picture tube. Such damage is not covered...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 25
    ... 25 seconds). While the digital tuner is getting ready, you won't see the items for functions ... component, follow the instructions in the Volume Punchthrough Feature section on page 26. OK When in the menu system, ... turns off most RCA components. PRESETS Displays the Picture and Sound preset settings....
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 26
    ...other components. In addition to being programmed to operate your television, it's already programmed to operate most ... is programmed for an RCA HDTV Tuner receiver. The following instructions can be used to program the remote ... until all of the component buttons (VCR, TV, DVD, AUDIO, AUX•HD, and...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 27
    ...the remote) again. If you get no response, repeat these steps using the next code listed for your brand, until the component responds to the remote control commands. 5. 6. Component Buttons How to Use the ...the remote control to put the remote in VCR mode.) VCR ON•OFF TV DVD AUDIO AUX•...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 28
    ...This tells you that the command to increase the volume is being sent to the TV (and not the satellite receiver, for example). ... Punchthrough Feature You may find this feature helpful if you’ve connected your ...er. Go to page 24 for instructions. If you can’t program this remote to operate your ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... Program the component (VCR, DVD, etc.) buttons on the remote control to automatically tune to the correct Video ... for professional installers: This is a discrete input code. Remote Code List Audio Codes Programmable ... Programmable for AUX•HD button. RCA ...7000 TV Codes Programmable for DVD, VCR,...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 30
    Using the Remote Control DVD codes Programmable for DVD and AUX•HD buttons. DVD Aiwa... Aiwa ...3022 Audiovox ...3025, 3026 Panasonic ...3030 RCA ...3066 Sharp ...3051 Home Theatre in a ... ...3091 Panasonic ...4035 ...3092 Pioneer ...4036 ...3093 RCA ...4037 ...3094 Venturer...4038 ...3095 Satellite ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 31
    Chapter 3 Using the TV's Features Chapter Overview: Channel Banner Digital and Analog Tuners Autotuning Parental Controls and V-Chip Changing Entertainment. Again. Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. 29
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 32
    ...indicators that might appear when you press the TV or INFO button on the remote. What you see depends ...bottom of this page describes the items on the Channel Banner screen (left to right and top to bottom)....digital tuner only), plus the channel label. Note: Channel labels for digital channels are part...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 33
    ... determine whether you're on the digital or analog tuner. A 'D' appears next to channel numbers on the digital ...30 Direct Tuning to a Channel on the Digital Tuner 1. Make sure the remote is in TV mode by pressing .... If you don't enter a subchannel, the TV tunes to the lowest digital subchannel. If ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 34
    ...CABLE SA The autotuning feature automatically tunes the TV to the correct channel/input for different components ...up autotuning in the menu system you don't have to remember to change your TV to the CMP1... on the remote control. Go back Channel setup Preferences Closed caption Autotuning Convergence...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 35
    ... the choice that matches the way you have the component connected to this TV, and press OK. You can select from the following ... of the TV, and you want the TV to tune to channel 3 when you press the corresponding button on the remote. Reminder: make sure the component's Channel 3/4 switch is set to...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 36
    .... By default, the software inside your TV is turned "off." For instructions to turn on V-Chip, go to page 40. Note:... at the same time for at least 8 seconds. You will receive an on-screen message that Parental Controls have been unlocked once you've successfully reset the password. 34 Chapter 3
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 37
    Using the TV's Features The V-Chip Rating Screen The following is an example of where items are located within the ... settings are coded in red. Age-Based Rating TV-MA USA Description and Content Themes... no strong language (L), and little or no violence (V). Directed to Children 7 years and older. ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 38
    ... menu for rating limits to take effect. V-Chip TV Rating 2. Press OK to view/block ... content. (Content is represented by the D, L, S, V and FV on your screen.) When you block a content theme for a particular ... effect. Tip To change all V-Chip movie or TV ratings to View, press the 0 number button....
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 39
    ...Chip Ratings Canadian TV V-Chip supports two different Canadian rating systems: English ... for children, it is understood younger viewers may be part of the audience. Violence Guidelines: Will contain very ... acts which they may see on television. Any realistic depictions of violence will be infrequent,...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 40
    ... Rating 18 ans + 16 ans + 13 ans + Canadian French V-Chip Rating System Adults. Programming is for adults only. This program contains sustained violence or ... children to imitate dangerous acts which they may see on television. Any realistic depictions of violence will be infrequent, discreet, of low ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... Movie Rating Limit menu: 1. 2. 3. 4. Press MENU on the remote control (the TV's MAIN MENU appears). Select Parental ... menu, follow the same steps described for blocking TV ratings. Go back US V-Chip Canada V-... V-Chip recognizes as unrated can be viewed. Unrated TV programs may include news, sports, ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 42
    ..., then select Parental Control (the password entry screen appears). Simultaneously press and hold CH...(disable) or unblock (enable) the TV's front panel. The remote still tunes to any channel. When using ... method, remove access to any remote that is capable of operating the television while you have ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 43
    Chapter 4 Using the TV's Menu System Chapter Overview: Sound Menu Picture Menu Channel Guide Menu Time Menu Parental Control Menu Setup Menu Changing Entertainment. Again. Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. 41
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 44
    ... output. To access the Sound menu, press MENU on the remote, and then select Sound from the main ......Medium... The Sound menu for the digital (ATSC) tuner Sound settings The Sound settings submenu ... that is broadcast in stereo. Automatic (available for regular TV viewing only) Chooses the sound type ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 45
    Using the TV's Menu System Go back Sound settings Default Dig.Ch. Audio Lang.... audio language for all channels on the digital tuner until you turn the TV off. If the language you choose here is not being ... Preset option, press the right or left arrow until no band is selected and Frequency range is ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 46
    Using the TV's Menu System Go back Advanced picture settings Picture preset Black level ...the right arrow button to choose between: Off for no noise reduction; Minimum for a softer, smoother picture ...... Auto... Tip: If the picture is switching screen formats abruptly during normal TV viewing, switch...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 47
    Using the TV's Menu System Go back Advanced picture settings Picture preset Black level Color Contrast Sharpness ...for each input (including one for your regular TV channels). Black Level Adjusts the brightness of the picture. Color Adjusts the richness of the color. Contrast Adjusts the difference ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 48
    Using the TV's Menu System Channel Guide Menu The Channel Guide lets you view... press OK. Page +: > Page - : < The Channel Guide for the digital tuner, showing channels and subchannels. ... subchannel. Press the CLEAR button to remove the Channel Guide from the screen without changing channels. 46 ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 49
    Using the TV's Menu System Go back Sleep timer Time Wake up timer... you set how long you want the TV to stay on when it turns on. Channel number Lets you select a specific channel the TV tunes to when the wake up timer is set. ...if you want the wake up timer to turn on daily. Note: The Wake up timer ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 50
    ...Autotuning Convergence Setup Menu ... Setup The Setup menu lets you configure the TV... that are not in your channel list for the current tuner and adds them to that list. List... the way. Curtain effect Reveals the picture by "opening" it from the middle of the screen when the TV is switched on. Hides...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 51
    ...CC Preset Digital CC Style On...CC1...Service 1...Custom... Closed Caption Many programs ... display the audio portion of a program as text on the TV screen. Some programs on digital channels .... These options overlay the text on top of the picture as it is received. The Text options display information ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 52
    Using the TV's Menu System Go back Closed Caption Setting Analog CC Type Digital... Digital CC Preset Digital CC Style On...CC1...Service 1...Custom... Digital CC Preset Lets you choose the way the digital closed captioning appears on the screen. Default Uses the settings sent by the broadcaster for ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 53
    ...choice list that lets you set up the TV to automatically tune to the correct input channel ... Preferences Closed caption Autotuning Convergence ... Convergence The Auto convergence feature automatically adjusts ... green images; Blue convergence displays the Blue convergence screen, allowing you to use ...
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    Chapter 5 Other Information Chapter Overview: Troubleshooting Care and Cleaning FCC Information Limited Warranty Accessory Information Changing Entertainment. Again. Graphics contained within this publication are for representation only. 53
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 56
    Other Information Troubleshooting Most problems you encounter with your TV can be corrected by... have been activated. Go to page 47 for instructions. Electronic protection circuit may have been...make sure the component is connected correctly. No sound, picture okay • • • Maybe the sound is muted....
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 57
    ... menu to choose mono sound. No picture, no sound but TV is on • • • Maybe the cable/... wrong position. Go to page 48 for detailed instructions. The channel might be blank - change channels.... any button to "unfreeze" the picture. Black box appears on the screen • Closed-captioning might ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 58
    .... Release the 1 button, replace the batteries, and (if necessary) program the remote again. Problems with V-Chip/... remember my password and I want to unlock the TV • If you forget your password, ... panel for 8 seconds. The Parental control menu appears on the screen, and you can reenter a password ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 59
    ...cause them to be permanently imprinted on the picture tube (or projection TV picture tubes). ALSO, some... with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits... not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... Service Center for the new, or at our option, refurbished replacement parts and picture tubes required to repair your unit. How you get service: • Call 1-877-RCA-HDTV and...model/serial number ready. • A representative will troubleshoot your problem over the phone. • If the representative ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY. • REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE ... or workmanship are not covered by this warranty. Costs of such service calls are the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Chapter 5 59
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 62
    ... connecting S-Video components to your TV. 2-way Signal Splitter helps you connect to a second TV ... Audio/Video cable with RCA-type phono plugs. VH83 (6-ft., mono), price: $5.95 VH84 ... price: $9.95 1 Remote Control This is the remote control that came packed with your TV. Replacements or spares can...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 63
    ... channel search/update 19, 48 Auto convergence 51 Auto on 48 Auto skin ...47 problems 56 Password 56 Picture menu 44 Picture presets 45 POWER ...47 Tint 45 Transport buttons 23 Troubleshooting 54, 55 TruScan™ Digital Reality ... list 27 modes 26 problems 56 replacement 60 Resolution 2 Reverse 3:2 pulldown ...
  • RCA HD56W66 | User Manual - Page 64
    ...the RCA website at www.rca.com Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service ... Street Indianapolis, IN 46290 ©2005 TTE Technology, Inc. RCA and associated marks are trademarks of THOMSON S.A. used...



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