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    User Manual 14PT6441/37 20PT6441/37 20PT6341/37 20PT5441/37 20PT6245/37 3141 095 20181 Model No .: Serial No .: Thank you for choosing Philips. Need help fast? Read your Quick Use Guide and/or Owner's Manual first for quick tips that make using your Philips product more enjoyable. If you have read your instructions and still need assistance, y[...]

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    Once your PHILIPS purchase is registered, you’re eligible to receive all the privileges of owning a PHILIPS product. So complete and return the Warranty Registration Card enclosed with your purchase at once. And take advantage of these important benefits. Return your Warranty Registration Card today to ensure you receive all the benefits you’re[...]

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    IMPOR T ANT SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Read befor e operating equipment Read these instructions . Keep these instructions . Heed all warnings . F ollow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with a dry cloth. Do not block any of the ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions . Do not instal[...]

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    B ASIC A NTENNA AND C ABLE C ONNECTIONS Y our home’s signal input might come from a single (75 ohm) round cable, a onverter Box, or from an antenna. In either ase the connection to the TV is very easy. 1 If your Cable TV signal or Antenna signal is a round cable (75 ohm) then you're ready to con- nect to the TV. If your antenna has flat twin[...]

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    L VIDEO S-VIDEO CVI Y Pb Pr AUDIO TO TV/VCR CABLE IN IR USB DVD-D OUT AUDIO IN SPDIF VIDEO IN OUT S-VIDEO R L AUDIO OUT TV PASSCARD Y Pb Pr OPTICAL SPDIF 4 6 24 5 75‰ L R S-VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO CVI AV out Y Pb Pr AV in AV In AV O u t R C ABLE B OX C ONNECTIONS 2 I f you cable signal uses a cable box or decoder, follow the easy steps below to omplete[...]

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    B ASIC TV AND R EMOTE C ONTROL O PERATION 3 1 Press the POWER button to turn the TV ON. Note: You can also press any button on the front of the TV to turn the TV ON. 2 Press the VOLUME + button to increase the sound level, or the VOLUME – button to lower the sound level. Pressing both buttons at the same time will display the on- screen menu. Onc[...]

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    AV (A UDIO /V IDEO ) I NPUT C ONNECTION 4 T he TV’s audio/video input jacks are for direct picture and sound connections etween the TV and a VCR (or similar device) hat has audio/video output jacks. Follow the asy steps below to connect an accessory evice to the AV In Input Jacks located on the ack of the TV. 1 Connect the VIDEO (yellow) cable to[...]

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    F RONT AND S IDE AV C ONNECTIONS 5 A udio and Video Front (or Side) Inputs are available for a quick connection of a CR, to playback video from a camera, or ttach a gaming device. Use the AV button n the remote control to tune these inputs. 1 Connect the video (yellow) cable from the Video output on the Camera (or accessory device) to the Video (ye[...]

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    S-V IDEO (S-V HS ) I NPUT C ONNECTIONS T he S(uper)-Video connection on the rear of the TV can provide you with better pic- ure detail and clarity for the playback of ccessory sources such as DBS (digital broad- ast satellite), DVD (digital video discs), video ames, and S-VHS VCR (video cassette ecorder) tapes than the normal antenna pic- ure conne[...]

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    C OMPONENT V IDEO (CVI) I NPUT C ONNECTIONS C omponent Video inputs provide for the highest possible color and picture resolu- on in the playback of digital signal source material, such as with DVD players. The olor difference signals (Pb, Pr) and the uminance (Y) signal are connected and eceived separately, which allows for mproved color bandwidth[...]

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    8 T he Audio/Video Output jacks are great for recording with a VCR or used to connect n external audio system for better sound eproduction. A UDIO SY STEM CONNECTION: 1 Connect one end of the R(ight) and L(eft) AUDIO jacks on the TV to the R and L audio input jacks on your amplifier or sound system. Set the audio system’s volume to a normal liste[...]

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    R EMOTE C ONTROL B UTTON D ESCRIPTIONS 9 QUADRASURF Buttons Red, Green, Yellow, Blue) Allows you to tore and surf up to 10 channels you choose or each colored button. AV Button ress to select an accessory signal input from he front AV Inputs. SMILEY Button ress to add channels to the “QuadraSurf” sts. Works with all colored buttons. AUTO SOUND [...]

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    R EMOTE C ONTROL B UTTON D ESCRIPTIONS 10 VOL POWER Button Press to turn the TV on or off. A/CH Button (Alternate Channel) Press to toggle between the last viewed channel and the channel presently being viewed. FROWNIE Button Allows you to delete channels from the “Quadra Surf” lists for the colored buttons. Works with all colored buttons. AUTO[...]

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    VOL Main Picture Sound Features Install Brightness Color Picture Sharpness T int More... Main Picture Sound Features Install Language T uner Mode Auto Program Channel Edit Install Language T uner Mode Auto Program Channel Edit English OR Instalar Idioma Sintonia Auto Programa Editar Canal Espa ol 6 2 4 3 5 1 2 4 Installation Langue Mode synt. Progr[...]

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    H OW TO USE THE T UNER M ODE C ONTROL 12 T he TUNER MODE control allows you to change the TV’s input signal to either NTENNA, CABLE, or AUTO mode. It’s mportant for the TV to know what type of gnal to look for (Cable TV or an ntenna). In the AUTO mode, when the UTO PROGRAM feature is activated, the V will automatically choose the correct ode. 1[...]

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    A UTOMATICALLY P ROGRAM 13 Auto Program Channel 12 Main Picture Sound Features Install Brightness Color Picture Sharpness Tin t More... Main Picture Sound Features Install Language T uner Mode Auto Program Channel Edit Install Language T uner Mode Auto Program Channel Edit Auto Program Channel 13 Auto Program Channel 14 VOL 2 4 2 4 1 6 3 Y our TV c[...]

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    C HANNEL E DIT 14 An “X” appearing in front of any channel will indicate that channel has skip on. When the CH + or CH - buttons are used, those channels will be skipped. H ELPFUL H INTS C hannel Edit makes it easy for you to ADD or DELETE channels from the list of chan- els stored in the TV’s memory. 1 Press the MENU button on the remote con[...]

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    P ICTURE M ENU C ONTROLS 15 Picture Brightness Color Picture Sharpness T int Color T emp. 50 Brightness 65 Color 50 Picture 50 Sharpness 50 Color T emp. Normal W arm or Cool Contrast + On Of f T int 0 T o adjust your TV picture controls, select a channel and use the Picture Menu Controls sted below: 1 BRIGHTNESS CONTROL - Press the CURSOR RIGHT 2 o[...]

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    S OUND M ENU CONTROLS 16 T o adjust your TV sound, select and use the Sound Menu Controls listed below: 1 TREBLE : Press the CURSOR RIGHT 2 or LEFT 1 buttons to adjust the control. The control will enhance the high frequency sounds. 2 BASS : Press the CURSOR RIGHT 2 or LEFT 1 buttons to adjust the control. The control will enhance the low frequency[...]

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    T HE 4:3 E XP AND F ORMA T C ONTROL 17 4:3 Expand 4:3 Format 4:3 Expand Features AutoLock Format 4:3 VOL 6 2 4 3 5 1 5 M any times while watching movies from a DVD player the image is shown in etter box” format. This is the format that shown in movie theaters. when shown on TV screen, the image will have areas of ack on top and bottom of the scre[...]

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    U NDERSTANDING A UTO L OCK C ONTROLS 18 T he AutoLock™ feature is an integrated cir- cuit that receives and processes data sent by roadcasters, or other program providers, that ontain program content advisories. When pro- rammed by the viewer, a TV with AutoLock™ an respond to the content advisories and block rogram content that may be found ob[...]

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    S ETTING U PA N A CCESS C ODE 19 O ver the next few panels you’ll learn how to block channels and get a better nderstanding of the rating terms for certain rogramming. irst, let’s start by learning how to set a per- onal access code: 1 Press the MENU button on the remote to display the on-screen menu. 2 Press the CURSOR UP 3 or DOWN 4 buttons u[...]

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    B LOCK C HANNELS 20 A fter your personal access code has been set (see previous page), you are now eady to select the channels or the A/V nputs you want to block out or censor. Once you’ve entered your access code and he AutoLock™ features are displayed on he screen: 1 Press the CURSOR UP 3 or DOWN 4 buttons until the words BLOCK CHANNELS are h[...]

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    BLOCK / CLEAR ALL CHANNELS AT THE SAME TIME 21 A fter blocking specific channels there may come a time when you want to lock or clear all the channels at the same me. Once you’ve entered your access code and he AutoLock™ features are displayed on he screen: 1 Press the CURSOR UP 3 or DOWN 4 buttons to select either CLEAR ALL or BLOCK ALL. 2 If [...]

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    M OVIE R ATINGS 22 T he AutoLock™ feature can block pro- gramming based on the Movie Industry atings. nce you’ve entered your access code and he AutoLock™ features are displayed on he screen: 1 Press the CURSOR UP 3 or DOWN 4 buttons to highlight the words MOVIE RATING. 2 Press the CURSOR RIGHT 2 button to display the MOVIE RATING options (G,[...]

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    TV R ATINGS 23 T he AutoLock™ feature can block pro- gramming based on the TV Industry rat- gs. nce you’ve entered your access code and the utoLock™ features are displayed on the creen: 1 Press the CURSOR UP 3 or DOWN 4 buttons to highlight the words TV RATING. 2 Press the CURSOR RIGHT 2 button to display the TV RATING options ( TV-Y, TV-Y7, [...]

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    BLOCKING OPTIONS 24 A utoLock™ offers the viewer other block- ing features as well. With these Blocking Options, the censoring can be turned ON or OFF. Once you’ve entered your access code and he AutoLock™ features are displayed on he screen: 1 Press the CURSOR UP 3 or DOWN 4 buttons until the words BLOCKING OPTIONS are highlighted. 2 Press t[...]

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    C LOSED C APTIONING 25 C losed Captioning (CC) allows you to read the voice content of television pro- rams on the TV screen. Designed to help he hearing impaired, this feature uses on- creen “text boxes” to show dialogue and onversations while the TV program is in rogress. 1 Press the CC button on the remote to display the current Closed Capti[...]

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    A UTO P ICTURE 26 A UTO S OUND W hether you’re watching a movie or a sporting event, your TV has automat- video control settings matched for your urrent program source or content. 1 Press the AUTO PICTURE but- ton on the remote control. The cur- rent Auto Picture setting will be dis- played on the screen. 2 Press the AUTO PICTURE but- ton repeate[...]

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    Q UADRA S URF 27 T he QuadraSurf™ control allows you set up four different personal channel Surf ts using the colored buttons (on the emote control), each holding up to ten hannels in its quick viewing“list.” 1 Press the CHANNEL (+) or (–) buttons (or the NUMBER buttons) to select a channel to add to one of the SURF lists. 2 Press the SMILE[...]

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    Q UADRA S URF 28 T he Quadra Surf buttons on your remote control allow you to store up to 10 chan- els per button (40 total). You can even pro- am the A/V Input channels for each button aking them a “source” button. ssuming channels have now been added to e four Quadra Surf lists (the four colored uttons, see the previous page), let’s review [...]

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    T ROUBLESHOOTING No Power Check the TV power cord. Unplug the TV, wait 10 seconds, then reinsert the plug into the outlet and push the POWER button again. Check that the outlet is not on a wall switch. Be sure the fuse is not blown on the AC power strip, if one is being used. No Picture Check antenna connections. Are they properly secured to the TV[...]

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    L IMITED W ARRANTY 90 Days Labor & One (1) Year Parts & Two (2) Years Display HILIPS CONSUMER ELECTRONICS war rants is pr oduct against defect in material or workmanship , bject to any conditions set f orth as follows: R OOF OF PURCHASE: Y ou must ha ve pr oof of e date of pur chase to receiv e warranted r epair on e pr oduct. A sales r ece[...]