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DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this equipment. If
the plug fitted is not suitable for the power points in your
home or the cable is too short to reach a power point, then
obtain an appropriate safety approved extension lead or
adaptor or consult your dealer.
If nonetheless the mains plug is cut off, remove the fuse and
dispose of the plug immediately, to avoid a possible shock
hazard by inadvertent connection to the mains supply.
If a new mains plug has to be fitted, then follow the
instruction given below:
Do not make any connection to the larger terminal which is
marked with the letter E or by the safety earth symbol
coloured green or green-and-yellow.
The wires in the mains lead on this product are coloured in
accordance with the following code:
Blue: Neutral
Brown: Live
As these colours may not correspond with the coloured
marking identifying the terminals in your plug proceed as
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red.
When replacing the fuse, use only a correctly rated
approved type and always re-fit the fuse cover.
If in doubt -- consult a competent electrician.
How to replace the fuse
Open the fuse compartment with a
blade screwdriver, and replace the
Guidelines for safe operation
This equipment has been designed and manufactured to comply with international safety standards. However, as with any electrical
appliance, care must be taken to ensure optimal results and operational safety.
· Before attempting to use this equipment, read the operating instructions thoroughly.
· Ensure that all electrical connections (including the mains plug, extension leads, etc.) have been made in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
· If ever in doubt about the installation, operation or safety of this equipment, consult your dealer.
· Handle all glass panels or covers with care.
· Never operate this equipment if it appears damaged or operates abnormally. Turn the power off, disconnect the main power plug
and consult your dealer.
· Never remove any affixed panels or covers. Doing so may result in electrical shock.
· Never leave this equipment operating unattended unless otherwise specifically stated that it is designed to do so or in standby
mode. Only use the designated power switch to turn off the power and ensure that all potential users are instructed how to do so.
Make special arrangements for infirm or handicapped persons.
· Never watch TV while operating a motor vehicle. It is illegal to watch TV while driving.
· Never listen to headphones at high volume. Doing so may damage your hearing.
· Never obstruct the ventilation of this equipment. Doing so may cause overheating and result in a malfunction or damage.
· Never use makeshift stands or attempt to affix legs with wood screws. When using a manufacturer's approved stand or legs, use
only the fixtures provided and follow the installation instructions.
· Never allow this equipment to be exposed to rain or moisture.
· Never allow anyone, especially children, to insert anything into an opening in the case. Doing so may result in a fatal electrical
· Never guess or take chances with electrical equipment of any kind. It is better to be safe than sorry.
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Thank you for buying this JVC colour television.
To make sure you understand how to use your new TV, please read this manual thoroughly before you begin.
Always use the power cords which are supplied with the TV and receiver.
Some power cords are supplied with this TV. Use the power cord which best suits the area in which you live, and insert it into a correctly
earthed outlet.
Failure to use the supplied power cord or to insert it into a correctly earthed outlet may result in electric shocks.
To ensure safety in an emergency such as an earthquake, and to prevent accidents, ensure that measures are taken to prevent the TV
dropping or falling over.
· Use the supplied screws to firmly attach the supplied hooks to the back of the TV, and use commercially available cord to fix the TV
to rigid components such as walls and columns.
· Operate only from the power source specified (AC 110 ­ 240 V,
50/60 Hz) on the unit.
· Avoid damaging the AC plug and power cord.
· When you are not using this unit for a long period of time, it is
recommended that you disconnect the power cord from the
main outlet.
· The ambient temperature for using this unit is 0° to 40°C (32°
to 104°F). Using the unit outside of this range may lead to it not
working correctly or being broken.
Distance recommendations
Avoid improper installation and never position the unit where good
ventilation is impossible.
When installing this TV, distance recommendations must be maintained
between the set and the wall, as well as inside a tightly enclosed area or
piece of furniture.
Keep to the minimum distance guidelines shown for safe operation.
Supplied hooks
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A characteristic of Plasma Display Panels (PDPs) is that displaying the same image for a long time causes a part of the image to stay
on the screen (this is called phosphor burn-in).
Avoid burn-in as follows.
Use the PICTURE SHIFT function. To prevent burn-in, the picture displayed on the screen is shifted up, down
and to the left and right at regular intervals. See page 30 for details.
· Even if the PICTURE SHIFT function is turned off, the picture may shift to the left or right when the channel or input is changed.
The PICTURE MODE function is initially set to BRIGHT. Unless the TV is being watched in an extremely bright
room, it is recommended to change the PICTURE MODE setting to either STANDARD or SOFT. Doing so will
reduce the chance of PDP burn-in and extend the life of the PDP. See "PICTURE MODE" on page 21
Do not display static images or characters for long periods of time.
· Reduce CONTRAST and BRIGHT on the PICTURE SETTING menu (page 21) when viewing.
Do not view for long periods of time in the REGULAR mode (page 15).
Screen size is normally chosen to ensure that the picture is displayed on the entire screen. After viewing in the REGULAR mode in
which black bands may occur at the left and right of the screen, it is recommended to change to the PANORAMIC mode to display
the picture on the entire screen.
Do not view for long periods of time using the PIP function (page 16) or MULTI-PICTURE function (page 17).
If Burn-in has occurred
If burn-in occurs, try the REFRESH function (page 30). If burn-in is minimal it may gradually become less noticeable.
Note:Once burn-in occurs it will never disappear completely.
Burn-in example
While an image is displayed
With power OFF
Burn-in example
While an image is displayed
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Failure to heed the following precautions may result in damage to the TV or remote control.
DO NOT block the TV's ventilation openings or holes.
(If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked by a newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.)
DO NOT place anything on top of the TV.
(such as cosmetics or medicines, flower vases, potted plants, cups, etc.)
DO NOT allow objects or liquid into the cabinet openings.
(If water or liquid is allowed to enter this equipment, fire or electric shock may be caused.)
DO NOT place any naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on the TV.
D.I.S.T. demonstration
To start the D.I.S.T. demonstration:
Press the a button to display the MENU (main menu). Then press the yellow button.
A picture split in two (D.I.S.T. turned on and D.I.S.T. turned off) will appear on the screen.
To quit the D.I.S.T. demonstration:
Press the yellow button, b button, P p buttons or any of the number buttons.
Pixel defects
PDPs use collections of fine dots ("pixels") to display images. While there is no problem with more than 99.99% of these pixels,
please understand that a very small number of pixels may not light, or may light all the time.
Do not install the TV near electronic equipment that is susceptible to electromagnetic waves
It may cause interference in images, sound, etc. In particular, keep video equipment away from this product.
Effect on infrared devices
There may be interference while using infrared devices such as infrared cordless headphones.
The surface of the TV screen is easily damaged. Be very careful with it when handling the TV.
Should the TV screen become soiled, wipe it with a soft dry cloth. Never rub it hard.
Never use any cleaner or detergent on it.
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