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Operating Instructions

Plasma Television with HD Monitor Input
Model No.

TH-42PV500A TH-50PV500A

The illustration shown is an image. Pedestal stand shown above is optional extra.

Please read these instructions before operating your set and retain them for future reference.

English

TQBC2051-1

Welcome
Dear Panasonic Customer, Welcome to the Panasonic family of customers. We hope that you will have many years of enjoyment from your new Plasma TV. To obtain maximum benefit from your set, please read these Instructions before making any adjustments, and retain them for future reference. Retain your purchase receipt also, and note down the model number and serial number of your set in the space provided on the rear cover of these instructions.

Contents
Important Safety Notice .............................................. 3 Safety Precautions ..................................................... 4 Maintenance ............................................................... 5 Accessories ................................................................ 6 Fitting remote control batteries ................................... 6 Cable binding instructions .......................................... 7 How to open the front cover ....................................... 7 Antenna connection .................................................... 8 Power On / Off ............................................................ 8 Connections ............................................................... 9 How to connect the Headphones / AV3 S Video Input terminals ................................................... 9 How to connect the Monitor Output terminals to other Equipment .......................................... 10 How to connect the AV1 S Video Input terminals .. 10 How to connect the AV2 / AV4 Component Input terminals ................................................. 11 How to connect the HDMI Input terminal ............... 11 How to connect the PC Input terminal ................... 12 Basic controls: front panel and remote control ......... 13 Using the On Screen Displays ................................. 14 Tuning ....................................................................... 15 Tuning menu.......................................................... 15 Auto tuning ............................................................ 16 Auto tuning (via front panel) .................................. 16 Manual tuning ........................................................ 17 Manual tuning (via front panel) .............................. 17 Channel Allocation .................................................... 18 Picture menu ............................................................ 19 Sound menu ............................................................. 20 Setup menu .............................................................. 21 Owner ID .................................................................. 22 Aspect Controls ........................................................ 23 Multi window ............................................................. 24 PC mode .................................................................. 25 Card operations ........................................................ 27 Teletext operation ..................................................... 35 Still ............................................................................ 37 Stereo / Bilingual Sound Selection ........................... 38 Remote control setting ............................................. 38 VCR / DVD operation ............................................... 39 Troubleshooting ........................................................ 40 Input signal that can be displayed ............................ 41 Specifications ........................................................... 42 WARRANTY ............................................................. 43

This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. U. S. patent No. 4,907,093.

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Important Safety Notice
WARNING 1) To prevent damage which may result in fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to dripping or splashing. Do not place containers with water (flower vase, cups, cosmetics, etc.) above the set. (including on shelves above, etc.) No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on / above the set. 2) To prevent electric shock, do not remove cover. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. 3) Do not remove the earthing pin on the power plug. This apparatus is equipped with a three pin earthing-type power plug. This plug will only fit an earthing-type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact an electrician. Do not defeat the purpose of the earthing plug. CAUTION 1) This appliance is intended for use in environments which are relatively free of electromagnetic fields. Using this appliance near sources of strong electromagnetic fields or where electrical noise may overlap with the input signals could cause the picture and sound to wobble or cause interference such as noise to appear. To avoid the possibility of harm to this appliance, keep it away from sources of strong electromagnetic fields. 2) If a static electricity discharge occurs inside the front cover, the screen may momentarily flicker. This is not a malfunction. The screen will return to normality in a short while. To prevent electric shock, ensure the grounding pin on the AC cord power plug is securely connected.

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CAUTION: Symptoms Check Do not allow a still picture to be displayed for an extended period, as this can cause a permanent after-image to remain on the Plasma TV. Examples of still pictures include logos, video games, computer images, teletext and images displayed in 4:3 mode. With no signal present, and without any user operation, the Panasonic screensaver will appear automatically after a few minutes to prevent image retention. Note: The permanent after-image on the Plasma TV resulting from fixed image use is not an operating defect and as such is not covered by the Warranty. This product is not designed to display fixed images for extended periods of time.

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Safety Precautions
WARNING
Setup
This Plasma TV is for use only with the following optional accessories. Use with any other type of optional accessories may cause instability which could result in the possibility of injury. (All of the following accessories are manufactured by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.) • Pedestal ............................................ TY-ST42PX500 (TH-42PV500A), TY-ST50PX500 (TH-50PV500A) • Display stand .................................... TY-S42PX500W (TH-42PV500A), TY-S50PX500W (TH-50PV500A) • Wall-hanging bracket (vertical).......... TY-WK42PV3W • Wall-hanging bracket (angle) ............ TY-WK42PR2W Always be sure to ask a qualified technician to carry out set-up. Do not place the Plasma TV on sloped or unstable surfaces. • The Plasma TV may fall off or tip over. Do not place any objects on top of the Plasma TV. • If water is spilt onto the Plasma TV or foreign objects get inside it, a short-circuit may occur which could result in fire or electric shock. If any foreign objects get inside the Plasma TV, please consult your local Panasonic dealer. Ventilation should not be impleded by covering the ventilation openings with items such as newspapers, table cloths and curtains. For sufficient ventilation; If using the pedestal (optional accessory), leave a space of at least 10 cm at the top, left and right, at least 6 cm at the bottom, and at least 7 cm at the rear. If using some other setting-up method, leave a space of at least 10 cm at the top, bottom, left and right, and at least 1.9 cm at the rear of the Plasma TV. Electromagnetic interference may occur if electronic equipments are placed near each other. • It will cause interference in image, sound, etc. In particular, keep video equipment away from this product. Keep unneeded small parts and other objects out of the reach of small children. These objects can be accidentally swallowed. Also, be careful about packaging materials and plastic sheets.

When using the Plasma TV
The Plasma TV is designed to operate on 220 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Do not cover the ventilation holes. • Doing so may cause the Plasma TV to overheat, which can cause fire or damage to the Plasma TV. Do not insert any foreign objects into the Plasma TV. • Do not insert any metal or flammable objects into the ventilations holes or drop them onto the Plasma TV, as doing so can cause fire or electric shock. Do not remove the cover or modify it in any way. • High voltages which can cause severe electric shocks are present inside the Plasma TV. For any inspection, adjustment and repair work, please contact your local Panasonic dealer. Ensure that the mains plug is easily accessible. Securely insert the power supply plug as far as it will go. • If the plug is not fully inserted, heat may be generated which could cause fire. If the plug is damaged or the wall socket plate is loose, do not use them. Do not handle the power supply plug with wet hands. • Doing so may cause electric shocks. Do not do anything that may damage the power cable. When disconnecting the power cable, pull on the plug body, not the cable. • Do not damage the cable, make any modifications to it, place heavy objects on top of it, heat it, place it near any hot objects, twist it, bend it excessively or pull it. To do so may cause fire and electric shock. If the power cable is damaged, have it repaired at your local Panasonic dealer. If the Plasma TV is not going to be used for any prolonged length of time, unplug the power supply plug from the wall outlet.

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and then wipe it dry with a dry cloth. the cables may become damaged. 5 . This Plasma TV radiates infrared rays. wipe it with a soft. Maintenance The front of the display panel has been specially treated. avoid contact with volatile substances such as insect sprays. otherwise burns or deformation could result. otherwise the quality of the cabinet surface may be adversely affected or the coating may peel off. solvents and thinner. the resultant humidity can damage the insulation. If water or foreign objects get inside the Plasma TV. or if smoke or an abnormal odour starts to come out from the Plasma TV. soak the cloth in water to which a small amount of neutral detergent has been added and then wring the cloth dry. • A short circuit may occur. Repairing the Plasma TV yourself is extremely dangerous. Do not bring your hands or face. Use this cloth to wipe the cabinet. • Avoid contact with volatile substances such as insect sprays. otherwise the surface may become damaged. • Heated air comes out from the ventilation holes at the top of Plasma TV will be hot. fire or electric shock could result. or if the cabinet becomes damages. if the Plasma TV is dropped. • If the cabinet is particularly dirty. dry cloth. • Electric shocks can result if this is not done.Safety Precautions If problems occur during use If a problem occurs (such as no picture or no sound). Be sure to disconnect all cables before moving the Plasma TV. close to this port. and fire or electric shock could result. therefore it may affect other infrared communication equipment. or objects which cannot withstand heat. Install your infrared sensor in a place away from direct or reflected light from your Plasma TV. which could result in fire. wipe with a soft. Wipe the panel surface gently using only a cleaning cloth or a soft. Furthermore. and should never be attempted. and then wipe it evenly with a dry cloth of the same type until the surface is dry. solvents and thinner. contact your local Panasonic dealer so that the necessary repairs can be made. Contact your local Panasonic dealer for any repairs that need to be made. After checking that the smoke has stopped. lint-free cloth. • Do not scratch or hit the surface of the panel with fingernails or other hard objects. Pull the power supply plug out from the wall outlet and wipe the mains lead with a dry cloth. do not leave it for long periods in contact with articles made from rubber or PVC. face or objects close to the ventilation holes of the Plasma TV. Furthermore. • If the surface is particularly dirty. If the cabinet becomes dirty. operating problems may result. • If the Plasma TV is moved while some of the cables are still connected. Clean the power cable regularly to prevent it becoming dusty. • Do not allow any detergent to come into direct contact with the surface of the Plasma TV. otherwise the quality of the surface may be adversely affected. • If dust built up on the power supply plug. disconnect the power supply plug immediately. • If you continue to use the Plasma TV in this condition. CAUTION When using the Plasma TV Do not bring your hands. If water droplets get inside the unit. immediately unplug the power supply plug from the wall outlet. Disconnect the power supply plug from the wall socket as a safety precaution before carrying out any cleaning. which could cause fire. lint-free cloth which has been soaked in pure water or water to which a small amount of neutral detergent has been added.

exhausted batteries immediately.note correct polarity ( + and -). i. Do not mix different battery types. Do not mix old batteries with new batteries. Remove old.e. Alkaline and Manganese. Do not use rechargeable (Ni-Cad) batteries. 6 . then open the battery cover. Make sure that the batteries are fitted the correct way round.Accessories Check that you have the accessories and items shown Operating Instructions Mains Lead Remote Control Transmitter (N2QAJB000156) Batteries for the Remote Control Transmitter (2 × R6 (AA) size) Clamper × 2 OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TV Fitting remote control batteries 1 2 3 “R6 (AA)” size Pull and hold the hook. Replace the cover. • • • • Insert batteries .

Example of “connection cable routing” Mains Lead Loosening Pull off. 7 . Clamp Binding strap Keep the knob pressed. How to release: Clamp 1. do not bundle the RF cable and mains lead together. Fastening band Fastening To tighten.Cable binding instructions Cable cover Removal Mains Lead 1. Slowly pull out in the downward direction. For using the pedestal Attach the bands. Pull down while drawing the knob. Band Connect cables. Insert the claws (at 2 points) at the bottom end. Insert the spigot on the two bands into the pedestal. Note: To avoid interference appearing on the screen. 2. Push until it clicks. Fitting Clamper Open Close How to fix: Fix by pushing in till a clicking sound is heard. Band How to open the front cover Raise the lower part of the door marked “PULL”. Push down hooks and pull the cover slightly towards yourself to disengage the claws (at 2 points). 2.

• Additional equipment. (Contrast Automatic Tracking System) automatically senses the ambient light conditions and adjusts the brightness and gradation accordingly.S.T. See page 22. an outdoor antenna is recommended. and the costs incurred.Antenna connection For proper reception of VHF / UHF channels.S. is in effect when Menu in Picture menu is set to Auto. press the button on the remote control. are the responsibility of you. upgrading of existing systems or accessories required. Owner ID setting screen is displayed. cables and adapter plugs shown are not supplied with this TV set. to optimize contrast. an external antenna is required. an Aerial.A. • If a communal Aerial system is used. sensor Plasma C. • Any matters regarding Aerial installation. • To obtain optimum quality picture and sound. C.A. To switch the TV set to Standby mode. For best reception.S.T. VHF Aerial UHF Aerial VCR Mixer ANT OUTPUT ANT INPUT OR 75 Ω Coaxial cable Notes: • Do not put the Coaxial cable close to the mains lead to avoid noise. Power On / Off Connect the mains plug to the wall socket. the Customer. the correct cable (75 Ω coaxial) and the correct terminating plug are required. TV OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Power Indicator Standby : Red On : No Light Remote control signal sensor C. you may require the correct connection cable and plug between the wall Aerial socket and your TV. See page 19. • Do not place the Coaxial cable under the TV.T. The TV set can be switched on by pressing the button again if it was in Standby mode. Press the [ ] switch on the TV set to turn the set on. 8 . • Your local Television Service Centre or Dealer may be able to assist you in obtaining the correct Aerial system for your particular area and the accessories required.A. Note: This TV will still consume some power as long as the mains plug is still inserted into the wall socket.

S Video terminals / Back page Green button : AV2 Audio. Video. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed. set to 16:9. Press the TV/AV button repeatedly until you reach the AV source you wish to view. Video. connect the Monaural Audio cable to the AUDIO L terminal. Video.Connections It is possible to connect a variety of additional equipment to this TV. If you want to select an input when the keys are not shown. DVD PLAYER S VIDEO OUT S VIDEO VIDEO L CAMCORDER VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT AUDIO R Notes: • The volume level of the headphones can be adjusted by selecting “Headphone volume” from the Sound menu. TV/AV OK Red Blue 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TV AV1 AV1 AV2 AV3 How to connect the Headphones / AV3 S Video Input terminals S VIDEO 4 pin terminal Chrominance in Luminance in Chrominance earth Luminance earth Example of input signal source VCR AV3 IN /MONO (M3 plug) S VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO S VIDEO VCR (Optional) Connect the S VIDEO or VIDEO terminal. • If the external devices have the aspect adjustment. • When a Monaural VCR is used. press any one of the coloured buttons and the keys will reappear. Once your equipment is connected. select the page by pressing the Red or Blue button and then press coloured buttons to select the AV source you wish to view. S Video terminals / PC terminal Blue button : Next page / HDMI terminal The on screen selector keys will disappear after a few seconds. Notes: • You can also select an AV source using the TV/AV button on the front panel of the TV. Red button : AV1 Audio. Video. • Additional equipment and cables shown are not supplied with this TV set. 9 . use the following procedure to view the input: Press the TV/AV button. • Additional equipment and cables shown are not supplied with this TV set. The following pages detail how to connect external equipment to the front and rear of the TV. Component terminals Yellow button : AV3 Audio. Component terminals / AV4 Audio.

S VIDEO OUT AUDIO IN AV IN AV1 IN S VIDEO MONITOR OUT AV2 IN COMPONENT VIDEO AV4 IN COMPONENT DVD PLAYER CAMCORDER VIDEO OUT L AUDIO OUT R MONO Y Y L VIDEO R L MONO MONO PB/CB L MONO PB/CB AUDIO R PR/CR R PR/CR AUDIO AV1 IN 10 .Connections AV IN AUDIO IN AV1 IN S VIDEO MONITOR OUT AV2 IN COMPONENT VIDEO AV4 IN COMPONENT Y Y L VIDEO MONO MONO PB/CB PC R L MONO PB/CB L AUDIO R PR/CR R PR/CR AUDIO How to connect the Monitor Output terminals to other Equipment Example of output signal source VCR MONITOR AUDIO IN AV IN AV1 IN S VIDEO MONITOR OUT AV2 IN COMPONENT VIDEO AV4 IN COMPONENT VIDEO IN L Y Y L VIDEO R MONO MONO Amplifier to speaker system PB/CB L MONO PB/CB AUDIO IN L R AUDIO R PR/CR R PR/CR AUDIO MONITOR OUT How to connect the AV1 S Video Input terminals S VIDEO 4 pin terminal Chrominance in Luminance in Chrominance earth Luminance earth Example of input signal source VCR S VIDEO VCR Connect the S VIDEO or VIDEO terminal.

PR. 480p. • The HDMI IN terminal can only be used with 480i. 576p. 480p. • If you connect equipment without a digital output terminal. • For applicable HDMI signals information see page 41. S VIDEO or VIDEO input terminal on the TV so you can receive an analogue signal. An HDMI-compliant device∗1. 576i. refer to the Digital Set Top Box instruction manual. HDMI-DVI adapter cable: Consult your consumer electronics dealer for availability. use a DVI to HDMI adapter cable∗2 to connect to the HDMI terminal.PCM) : 48 kHz / 44. AV2 / 4 IN How to connect the HDMI Input terminal HDMI (High Definition Multi media Interface) is the first all-digital consumer electronics A/V interface that supports uncompressed standard. • Connect the audio cables to the AUDIO IN terminals when using a DVI to HDMI adapter cable. • If the external device has DVI output only. HDMI-compliant device is that has the HDMI Logo on it. • If the external devices have the aspect adjustment. 576i. Example of input signal source DVD PLAYER AV IN AUDIO IN AV1 IN S VIDEO MONITOR OUT AV2 IN COMPONENT VIDEO AV4 IN COMPONENT Digital TV-SET-TOP-BOX (DTV-STB) HDMI OUT L Y Y VIDEO HDMI IN R L MONO MONO PB/CB L MONO PB/CB AUDIO R PR/CR R PR/CR Notes: • This input terminal is not intended for use with computers.Connections How to connect the AV2 / AV4 Component Input terminals Example of input signal source COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Y Connect the VIDEO or COMPONENT VIDEO terminal. The HDMI terminal supports both video and audio information. AUDIO Compatible sampling frequency of AUDIO signal through HDMI (L. DVD PLAYER Y. • Select the audio setting in HDMI input. OUT PB PR AV IN Digital TV-SET-TOP-BOX (DTV-STB) Y AUDIO IN AV1 IN S VIDEO MONITOR OUT AV2 IN COMPONENT VIDEO AV4 IN COMPONENT VIDEO OUT L AUDIO OUT MONO PB/CB L Y Y VIDEO R L MONO MONO PB/CB L MONO PB/CB R PR/CR AUDIO R PR/CR R PR/CR AUDIO Note: Component input terminals accept progressive or non-progressive signals format. 576p. such as a Set Top Box or DVD player with HDMI or DVI output terminal can be connected to the HDMI input terminal. 11 . set to 16:9. 720p or 1080i picture signals. PB. 1080i(50Hz) and 1080i(60Hz). as well as high definition 720p(50Hz).1 kHz / 32 kHz Notes: • This HDMI connecter is Type A. connect to the COMPONENT. For detailed information. See page 20. 720p(60Hz). Set the Digital Set Top Box DIGITAL OUT terminal output setting to 480i. use the component input (or the S Video input or Video input). If you cannot display the picture because your Digital Set Top Box does not have a DIGITAL OUT terminal output setting. ∗1. ∗2. In this case the picture will be displayed as an analogue signal. 720p or 1080i. • 720p/1080i signals will be re-formatted to view on your display.

024 × 768 dots (TH-42PV500A). • Additional equipment and cables shown are not supplied with this set. • Do not set the horizontal and vertical scanning frequencies for PC signals which are above or below the specified frequency range.366 × 768 dots (TH-50PV500A) when the aspect mode is set to “16:9”. (However. and 1.) • The display resolution is a maximum of 768 × 768 dots (TH-42PV500A). • Computer signals which can be input are those with a horizontal scanning frequency of 31 to 69 kHz and vertical scanning frequency of 59 to 86 Hz. 6 7 8 9 10 Signal Name GND (Ground) GND (Ground) GND (Ground) NC (not connected) GND (Ground) Pin No. 1. If the display resolution exceeds these maximums. • For applicable PC signals information see page 41. Signal Names for D-sub 15P Connector 5 4 3 2 1 Pin No. it may not be possible to show fine detail with sufficient clarity. 1 2 3 10 9 8 7 6 15 14 13 12 11 Signal Name R G B NC (not connected) GND (Ground) Pin No. • Some PC models cannot be connected to the set.Connections How to connect the PC Input terminal Example of input signal source COMPUTER Conversion adapter (if necessary) RGB (D-sub 15p) AUDIO (Stereo plug) L R PC AV IN AUDIO IN AV1 IN S VIDEO MONITOR OUT AV2 IN COMPONENT VIDEO AV4 IN COMPONENT Y Y L VIDEO MONO MONO PB/CB R L L MONO PB/CB AUDIO R PR/CR R PR/CR AUDIO PC IN AUDIO IN Notes: • Connect a cable which matches the audio output terminal on the computer.024 × 768 dots (TH-50PV500A) when the aspect mode is set to “4:3”. 1. • The computer shown in the illustration is for example purposes only.024 lines. 11 12 13 14 15 Signal Name NC (not connected) NC (not connected) HD/SYNC VD NC (not connected) Pin Layout for PC Input Terminal 4 5 12 . • There is no need to use an adapter for computers with DOS/V compatible D-sub 15P terminal. the image will not be displayed properly if the signals exceed 1.

. Balance and Tuning mode... button (see page 36) Recall Press to display the current system status. Treble. Aspect control button (see page 23) Surround On / Off (see page 20) N (Normalize) button Resets all settings to their default levels. Colour. Sharpness. When in Standby mode. Press to confirm selections and choices. (see page 14. Programme Number 12. Bass.Basic controls: front panel and remote control Headphones jack (see page 9) AV3 terminals (see page 9) PC CARD slot (see page 27) /MONO AV3 IN S VIDEO VIDEO AUDIO On / Off switch SD CARD slot (see page 27) STR (Normalization store) Used to store tuning and other function settings. • Tint : Receiving YUV(60Hz) signals. TEXT F..P. 1 . switches TV On. Volume up / down button 8 . INDEX HOLD 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Text Hold / Picture Still button (see page 35. Sound and Setup menus. use repeatedly to select from the available functions . press to increase or decrease the selected function.. 37) Text Index button (see page 37) Direct Programme Number You can select the numbers directly by pressing Programme Number button and the two digit Numbers by pressing “Two Digit” and Programme Number buttons. MENU button Press to access the Picture. Contrast. Picture menu. Notes: • NTSC-Tint : Receiving NTSC signals. navigation and operation of various functions. Aspect mode. • Tuning mode : Not displayed during AV mode. NTSCTint (Tint). 2 13 . When a function is already displayed. (see page 9) Cursor buttons to make selections and adjustments.Volume. Channel up / down button VCR / DVD buttons (see page 39) Stereo / Bilingual Sound Selection (see page 38) REC VCR DVD MENU MULTI PIP SD REC ASPECT SURROUND N Sound mute On / Off SD button Access Card operations. 19-21) Coloured buttons used for the selection. Teletext button (see page 35-37) Text F. for example. Brightness. TV/AV button (see page 9) PC CARD EJECT button (see page 27) Increases or decreases the programme position by one. Programme Number 8 .. Standby On / Off button Switches TV On or Off (Standby mode). (see page 27-34) OK EXIT Switch between viewing TV or AV input. Programme number.. Sound menu. Channel number. Exit the mode.P. Multi Window button (see page 24) SD Record button (see page 29) TV/AV F (Function select) Displays the On Screen Display functions. Stereo mode.

The up and down cursor buttons are used to move the cursor and select menus. Use the remote control as shown below to access and adjust features as desired. MENU OK 1 4 7 The left and right cursor buttons are used to access menus. adjust levels or to select from a range of options.Using the On Screen Displays Many features available on this TV can be accessed via the On Screen Display menu system. This Help box indicates which buttons on the remote control are used to navigate the menu shown. see above for descriptions of button functions. 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 OK TV EXIT An On Screen Help box is displayed whenever a menu is displayed on the TV. Sound menu Menu Bass Treble Balance Headphone volume Surround Select Change Exit Return Music Off ON SCREEN HELP ‘Instructions’ box 14 . The OK button is used with a number of features to store settings after adjustments have been made or options have been set. The MENU button is used to open the main menus and also to return to the previous menu. Note: The Help box is not shown in the menu pictures in this instruction book due to space limitations. The EXIT button is used to exit the menu system and return to the normal viewing screen.

EXIT OK Sys select Select the system. Skip 15 . Australia Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Setup menu Teletext Off timer Ch colour set Child lock Side panel Power save Tuning menu Owner ID TOP Off Off High Off Access Allows you to automatically retune the TV. Access Tuning menu. See page 21. It is possible to skip Programme Number on which no TV stations are tuned appearing on the screen. Useful if you move house and wish to retune your TV to the local stations. Auto / PAL / NTSC 4. Choose the required sound system: 5. etc. (System Selection) NZ/INDONES / Australia SYS SELECT NZ/INDONES Australia Auto tuning REGION New Zealand. select the Programme Number you would like to skip. Access Setup menu. access Tuning menu and set Skip to On. Allows individual programme positions to be tuned. Under the normal viewing. Indonesia. See page 16. Then.43 / NTSC 3. Pressing the OK button after having adjusted some features will store the setting as the default (replacing the factory setting). Move to choose Setup menu. Move to choose menu option.5MHz Lets you select the correct transmission standard for the transmission signal being received. The function is only effective when pressing the Programme Number up or down button either on the TV set or on the remote control.5MHz / 6. Move to choose Tuning menu. To cancel the Fine tuning. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu.Tuning Tuning menu During TV mode MENU Press the MENU button. See page 17.5MHz Auto Off Colour system Fine tuning Use to make small adjustments to the tuning of an individual station (useful for example when weather conditions are affecting reception quality of a programme). tune again by Manual tuning. Allows you to change the sound system used for a programme channel. manually.58 Manual tuning Sound system Tuning menu Sys select Auto tuning Manual tuning Sound system Colour system Fine tuning Skip Australia 5. TV OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Press the EXIT button at any time to go back to watching TV.

no station information will be stored. you move house and wish to retune your TV to receive the local stations.g. EXIT 12 AUTO SETUP IN PROGRESS SEARCHING : PLEASE WAIT Exit Return Auto tuning (via front panel) It is also possible to use the control panel buttons on the front of the TV to tune individual programme positions: Press the F button until Tuning mode is reached. Press the EXIT button at any time to go back to watching TV (please read the Notes in the above procedure). Access Auto tuning. • After the Auto tuning is finished. Please refer to the Skip function on page 15. The TV will search for.Tuning Auto tuning Auto tuning automatically retunes your TV. If some Programme Numbers are unused. Press the TV/AV button at any time to exit the Tuning menu. Move to choose Setup menu. Press the –/ or +/ button to access Tuning mode. refer to the Colour system selection on page 15. • If you exit the procedure after this point and before Auto tuning is complete. Access Tuning menu.. STR F TV/AV Notes: • If a clear picture with correct colours cannot be obtained when a Broadcast or AV signal is received. e. Access Setup menu. Press the –/ or +/ button to start search. it is possible to skip such Programme Numbers. locate. store and then sort into order your local stations. Press the MENU button. TV MENU OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Notes: • If you proceed with the next step all tuning data will be erased (all stations and their programme positions stored in your TV’s memory will be wiped out so the new settings can be stored). This feature is useful if. Restart and complete the Auto tuning procedure so that the TV is retuned. 16 . press the Programme Number up button to confirm the tuning condition for each Programme Number. Move to choose Tuning menu. Move to choose Auto tuning. Press the F button until Auto tuning is reached. Once this operation is completed the TV will display the programme now stored on programme position 1.

Tuning Manual tuning It is possible to retune individual programme positions: Press the MENU button. Further. Press the –/ or +/ button to access Manual tuning. Access Setup menu. 1 5. perform Manual tuning after setting the Colour system and Sound system in advance. Select the programme position to be tuned. Repeat above procedure to tune additional programme positions.“0”. in multisystem VCR. In that case. When the desired station is found. press the STR button to store. Press the TV/AV button to move between Change programme. Press the F button until Manual tuning is reached. Manual tuning 1 OK Search down/up Store Exit Return Programme down/up EXIT Manual tuning (via front panel) It is also possible to use the control panel buttons on the front of the TV to tune individual programme positions: Press the F button until Tuning mode is reached. 17 . Search and Change sound system. Move to choose Setup menu. Press the –/ or +/ button to access Tuning mode. 5MHz STR F TV/AV Manual tuning (Front panel) -. Move to choose Manual tuning. Press repeatedly until required station is found. it is more convenient to set the designated channel to several Programme Numbers. Press the –/ or +/ button to change programme position or start search. Access Tuning menu. • After the Manual tuning is finished. press the OK button to store. TV MENU OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Access Manual tuning. refer to the Colour system selection on page 15. The programme position will flash. When the desired station is found. it is possible to skip such Programme Numbers. Please refer to the Skip function on page 15. The programme position will flash. it is convenient to connect the aerial cable as indicated in the instruction manual of VCR and to set the designated channel to Programme No. Press the EXIT button at any time to go back to watching TV. If some Programme Numbers are unused. + : Search TV / AV : Move cursor STR : To store F : To exit STR F -/ +/ TV / AV Press the F button at any time to exit the Tuning menu. Notes: • If a clear picture cannot be obtained even when a Broadcast or AV signal is received. Move to choose Tuning menu. press the Programme Number up button to confirm the tuning condition for each Programme Numbers. • When using a VCR without video and audio input / output terminals.

Channel Allocation Sys select CH DISPLAY 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 11 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 28 57 58 59 62 63 69 70 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 107 117 118 120 125 S41 – – 62 63 69 – – – S’1 S’2 S’3 – – – S1 S2 S10 S11 S12 S13 S14 S15 S16 S17 S18 S19 S20 S21 69 – – – – – – – S44 20 21 NZ/INDONES RECEIVE CHANNEL – 1 2 – 0 1 2 3 4 5 S2 Australia 11 – – – – – – – – 21 S10 6 9 9A 10 11 12 S11 18 .

Access Picture menu. Sharpness Increase or decrease the levels of these options according to your personal preference. SD card or digital broadcasting. AV3. Choose from Cool.PNR. Colour. D. Auto: Automatically reduces unwanted picture noise. • When the TV is receiving YUV (60Hz) or HDMI (60Hz) signals. PNR MPEG NR 3D-COMB Dynamic Contrast.PNR Reduces noise in a channel with many noises. Set 3DCOMB to On to display sharper and more accurate colours. Cinema and Auto) according to your personal preference. Standard. Notes: • When the TV is receiving NTSC signals. colour patterning may be seen. Brightness. Move to choose menu option. AV4. MPEG NR 3D-COMB Note: By pressing the N button on the remote control while the Picture menu is displayed. the selected menu will be changed to the Normal mode. Standard and Warm. Colour temperature. Component. HDMI and Card operations mode. AV1. The Normal mode is the factory preset condition. Off: Recommended mode when receiving a strong signal. HDMI input and Card operations. Displayed only when receiving PAL or NTSC signals. Colour. PC. Normalization will not occur if the menu is not displayed when the N button is pressed. Reduces MPEG noise. NTSC-Tint is displayed and level adjustment is possible. 19 . whilst viewing still or slow moving pictures. Standard On Auto Off On Colour temperature Colour management D.Picture menu Press the MENU button. EXIT MENU OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TV Menu Menu mode will be memorized for each TV. AV2. SD card or digital broadcasting. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu. Tint is displayed and level adjustment is possible. Off / Strong / Mid / Weak This function is effective in reducing the digital block noise when viewing DVD. Move to choose Picture menu. The effect will be changed based on the scene and image. Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Picture menu Menu Contrast Brightness Colour Sharpness NTSC-Tint Colour temperature Colour management D. Occasionally. NTSC-Tint (Tint) The picture hue can be adjusted to suit your taste. Returning to this original condition is called “Normalization”. Sharpness. Allows you to set the overall colour tone of the picture. VCD. Weak: Applies weak noise reductions regardless of input signals. Press the EXIT button at any time to go back to watching TV. Strong: Applies strong noise reductions regardless of input signals. VCD. Colour management. Enables vivid colour adjustment automatically. MPEG NR and 3D-COMB) for each Menu (Dynamic. Not displayed during S Video. MPEG: Compression technology of the image signal adopted by DVD. Brightness. NTSC-Tint. Dynamic / Standard / Cinema / Auto You can change the level of each Item (Contrast. PC.

The benefits of Surround sound are enormous. higher sound output. just as if you were at a concert hall or cinema. Normalization will not occur if the menu is not displayed when the N button is pressed. Increase or decrease level to enhance or minimise sharper. Returning to this original condition is called “Normalization”. EXIT MENU OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TV Menu Menu mode will be memorized for each TV. Move to choose menu option. turn Surround to On. deeper sound output. The Surround effect can be obtained without the use of external Surround speakers. 20 . Displayed during HDMI input mode. AV1. HDMI and Card operations mode. The Normal mode is the factory preset condition. AV2. AV4. Allows you to choose from Auto. The levels of sound between the left and right speakers can be adjusted to suit your listening position. Access Sound menu. Surround On Surround Off HDMI input Note: By pressing the N button on the remote control while the Sound menu is displayed. Increase or decrease level to enhance or minimise lower. News and Cinema). Treble and Balance) will be changed to the Normal mode. Press the EXIT button at any time to go back to watching TV.Sound menu Press the MENU button. Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Sound menu Menu Bass Treble Balance Headphone volume Surround HDMI input Music Bass Treble Balance Off Auto Headphone volume Can be adjusted independently of the TV speakers so that everyone can enjoy listening at a level comfortable for them. Music / News / Cinema You can change the level of each Item (Bass and Treble) for each Menu (Music. AV3. Auto : Set in normal use Digital : HDMI cable connection Analogue : HDMI-DVI adapter cable connection See page 11. Digital and Analogue. Switching is also possible by pressing the SURROUND button. You can be completely enveloped in sound. Surround To enjoy a concert hall effect. Move to choose Sound menu. the selected menu (Bass. PC. Select to fit the input signal. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu.

58 are different colour signal broadcast Power save Owner ID transmission systems applicable to differing countries. power consumption can be lowered. Allows you to choose from Off. Not displayed during HDMI and AV mode PC mode.43 / NTSC 3. 21 . See page 35. Colour density varying between broadcast channels can be adjusted to three levels for each reception channel. illuminate the side panels. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu. Access Setup menu. Picture and text modes for an extended period. SD: When the input signal is a normal TV system.43 is a trick playback mode used in special VCR’s to playback NTSC recorded video tapes through PAL television equipment. TOP Off Off Auto SD High Off Access Colour matrix Side panel Side panel 4:3 Power save Tuning menu Owner ID Provides access to many other features including Sys select and Auto tuning. Low. this Off colour set Ch Child lock function is used. as this can cause an after-image to remain on the side panels either side of the display field. Not displayed during HDMI. Select SD or HD to adjust suitable colour parameters for SD (standard definition) or HD (high definition). See page 15. Do not display a picture in 4:3. Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Setup menu Off timer Ch colour set Child lock When On. Picture and picture.Setup menu Press the MENU button. Cannot change the setting during SD Recording. Teletext Off timer Ch colour set Child lock Side panel Power save Tuning menu Owner ID TOP Off Off High Off Access Access Colour system Displayed during AV mode. Move to choose menu option. Available only with 480p or 576p input signals in a natural colour from digital equipment connected to AV2 / AV4 Component terminals. Picture out of picture. Child lock can be set for each programme number and each AV mode. If a clear picture with current colours cannot be Setup menu Teletext timer obtained when a Broadcast or AV signal is received. EXIT 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 MENU OK TV Teletext Allows you to choose 2 modes.58 Side panel PAL and NTSC 3. HD: When the input signal is a High-Definition system. Colour system Colour matrix Auto / PAL / NTSC 4. See page 22. Move to choose Setup menu. NTSC 4. PC mode and 60Hz. 14:9. Press the EXIT button at any time to go back to watching TV. By reducing the brightness of picture. picture and sound of the TV/AV mode being viewed will disappear and a Black screen will appear. To prevent the appearance of such an after-image. Mid and High. Allows you to enter a security code and address information. Displayed during AV mode. Not displayed during AV mode. TOP / List Switches the TV off within a preset time which you can choose from between 0 to 90 minutes in 15 minute intervals.

move to the NAME line. Select character position. enter the PIN NUMBER (using 0 to 9 on the remote control) followed by the OK button to proceed. Move to choose Owner ID. Press again when you are asked. If no Owner ID has previously been set. STR F TV/AV If Owner ID information was not entered when you switched on your TV for the first time or it is necessary to alter some of the information. so that in the unfortunate event of theft it will help the Police to trace the owner. Repeat above until NAME. Press the MENU button. as you continue to hold down the F button it will disappear again. Owner ID can be re-accessed via the Setup menu. Access Owner ID. Move to choose Setup menu. If the Owner ID has previously been set. If you wish to check the personal details already entered into the TV (except your PIN number). The details already entered are displayed on screen and will disappear after a few seconds.Owner ID Owner ID allows you to enter a security code (Owner ID) and personal details into its memory. “Are you sure?”. write your PIN NUMBER here : 22 . this will take you to the NAME option. enter the required 4 digit Owner ID PIN NUMBER (using 0 to 9 on the remote control). HOUSE NUMBER and POSTCODE are entered. OK Owner ID PIN NUMBER NAME HOUSE NO POSTCODE : : : : MENU OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TV OK 1 4 7 3 6 9 Setup menu Teletext Off timer Ch colour set Child lock Side panel Power save Tuning menu Owner ID TOP Off Off High Off Access Yo u n o w h a v e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to enter your details and help the police crack crime see instruction book ∗∗∗∗ ∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ ∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ ∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗∗ 0123456789 Change character S e l e c t character Store Owner ID Exit Return For future reference. If not. Change character. Access Setup menu. and the Owner ID information will appear). you will be taken automatically to the NAME line. press the F button (Front panel) and hold for 6 seconds(initially the volume level function will appear. Press the OK button to store the details. If a 4 digit PIN NUMBER was entered above.

4:3. The 4:3 picture will be stretched horizontally so that the image fills the screen. 4:3 4:3 Zoom1 Zoom1 allows you to magnify the picture. Press the ASPECT button repeatedly to move through the aspect options: 16:9. Zoom3 Zoom3 23 . Zoom1 Zoom1 Zoom2 Zoom2 will display 16:9 anamorphic letterbox pictures as a full screen display with no aspect distortions. this is done in such a way that the stretching is only obvious at the left and right edges of the screen. 16 : 9 16 : 9 14 : 9 14:9 will display a 14:9 picture at its standard 14:9 size without any stretching. 16:9 will display the picture at its maximum size but with slight stretching. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed. use the Red or Green buttons to move in either direction through the aspect options. Zoom2 Zoom2 Zoom3 Zoom3 will display 21:9 letterbox pictures as a full screen display with no aspect distortions. Note: This is not available for 720p and 1080i signals input. Just Just 4:3 4:3 will display a 4:3 picture at its standard 4:3 size with no aspect distortions. Just. Zoom2 and Zoom3 PC mode: 16:9 and 4:3 OR Press the ASPECT button. including widescreen cinema format pictures. 14:9. 14 : 9 14 : 9 Just Use Just when you wish to expand a 4:3 picture to fill the whole screen (rather than watching a programme with black stripes down the left and right sides of the picture). 1 4 7 ASPECT OK 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Red Green TV 16 : 9 16:9 will display a true 16:9 (anamorphic) picture with no aspect distortions. Zoom1.Aspect Controls The Widescreen TV will allow you to enjoy viewing the picture at its optimum size and aspect. Aspect is fixed to 16:9. Signals in the 4:3 format will be stretched to fit the picture.

HD signal input (Y. Picture out of picture mode 2 AV1 PAP PIP Change Picture and picture mode 2 AV1 PIP POP Change 24 . PR/CR). PB/CB. POP (Picture out of picture) and PAP (Picture and picture) feature. use the Red or Green buttons to move between the PIP (Picture in picture). Notes: • This operation cannot be made during PC. Card operations mode and progressive. Press the MULTI PIP button (whilst the selector keys are displayed) to return to normal viewing. HDMI. During the AV mode. If you want to select an operation when the keys are not shown. press the TV/AV button to switch between the TV channel and all AV sources in turn. Picture in picture mode 2 AV1 POP PAP Change main window AV1 A B sub window 2 Changing the mode • Main window Press the TV/AV button to switch between the TV and AV mode. press any coloured button. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed. POP PAP Change Press the Blue button.Multi window Press the MULTI PIP button. • Sub window Press the MULTI PIP button. • Sub window Press the MULTI PIP button. The on screen selector keys that appear for the features clear after a few seconds. these are the same TV channel. press the MULTI PIP button again and the keys will reappear. Press the Blue button to swap the contents of the two windows. • This TV has one tuner. When the main and sub windows are both TV mode. Each time the main window and the sub window are swapped. press coloured button to select the AV source. press the Programme Number button on the remote control. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed. MULTI PIP OK 1 4 7 TV/AV 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 TV Changing the channels • Main window Press the Programme Number button on the remote control. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed.

the menu will be changed. see page 19. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu. W/B High B : Adjusts the white balance for light blue areas. 1. Move to choose Picture menu. W/B High R : Adjusts the white balance for light red areas. 3. Adjust the white balance of the bright sections using the “W/B High R” and “W/B High B” settings. and then press the Yellow button to access PC mode.2 2. Contrast.2 Note: Carry out “W/B” adjustment as follows. Press the EXIT button at any time to exit Sound menu. About the PC connection.5 S Curve EXIT Menu Contrast Brightness Sharpness Colour temperature Advanced setting Dynamic Standard Access Advanced setting W / B High W / B High W / B Low W / B Low Gamma R B R B 2. W/B Low R : Adjusts the white balance for dark red areas. Move to choose menu option. EXIT MENU Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Sound menu Menu Bass Treble Balance Headphone volume Surround Music Off 25 . Headphone volume. see page 12. Access Sound menu. Press the EXIT button at any time to exit Picture menu. Access Picture menu. Steps 1 and 2 affect each other’s settings. Advanced setting Access to adjust to the fine picture at a professional level. press the Blue button to move to the next page. Treble. OK Yellow Blue 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Picture menu During PC mode Press the MENU button. Brightness. Sound menu During PC mode Press the MENU button. Move to choose menu option. Menu. W/B Low B : Adjusts the white balance for dark blue areas. Adjust the white balance of the dark sections using the “W/B Low R” and “W/B Low B” settings. Surround About settings. Gamma : 2. Whilst the on screen selector keys are displayed. Balance.PC mode When you switch to PC input. so repeat each step in turn to make the adjustment. TV/AV Press the TV/AV button. Sharpness. Move to choose Sound menu. Colour temperature About settings. Menu. 2. Bass. Picture menu MENU Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to adjust.0 2. see page 20. Press the TV/AV button again to go back to watching TV.

Move to choose Setup menu. Clock phase : Eliminate the flickering and distortion. the characters will turn to red. On G . Access Setup menu. H-freq. Side panel. Move to choose menu option. Select WVGA or WXGA during WVGA or WXGA input signal to avoid noise. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu. EXIT MENU Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Setup menu Setup menu PC setup Side panel Power save Access Off Off PC setup Input resolution Clock H-pos V-pos Clock phase Sync VGA H&V PC setup Input resolution Access to adjust chosen option.To synchronize by the green signal form your PC (if available).PC mode Setup menu During PC mode Press the MENU button. V-pos : Adjust the vertical position. carry out adjustments to reduce the noise to the lowest level. : If a periodic striped pattern (noise) occurs. Press the EXIT button at any time to exit Setup menu. 26 . / V-freq. WXGA(1. For applicable PC signals information see page 41. : Displayed during VGA(640 × 480 dots). XGA(1.To synchronize by the horizontal and vertical signals from your PC. Clock H-pos : Adjust the horizontal position.024 × 768 dots).366 × 768 dots) input signals. Carry out this adjustment after adjusting Clock. Power save About settings. see page 21. If the input signal is not applicable. Adjust to reduce noise to the most inconspicuous level. WVGA(852 × 480 dots). Sync : H & V .

• The blue LED lights during recording. 2.jp/pavc/global/cs (This site is in English only) Card Data Protection • Do not remove the card or turn the unit off while the unit is accessing the information. make sure that the TV is turned Off. etc). Please remove SD card immediately after use. Label-side upward Removal Insert until it has clicked in. Note: If the card adapter is used. Mobile type hard disk. DIGA. Such action may damage the memory card or the unit itself. PC CARD slot Turn the TV off before inserting or removing a PC card. • Electrical interference. • Do not subject the card to excessive pressure or strong impacts.co. Label-side upward • This function is not compatible with card type hard disk (Micro Drive. Failure to do so may result in damage to the card and this unit.) ∗ miniSD Card requires miniSD™ adapter. it may damage the unit. • Always insert a card in the correct direction. Push the EJECT button pops out. electrostatic discharges and malfunctions of the unit or card may all result in data loss or damage to the card. 27 . Inserting and removing a card Compatible card type and maximum card size SD CARD slot • SD Card (1GB) • miniSD Card∗ (512MB) • Multi Media Card (128MB) PC CARD slot SD CARD slot Insertion • SD Card (1GB) • miniSD Card∗ (512MB) • Multi Media Card (128MB) • Compact Flash (1GB) • Smart Media (128MB) • Memory Stick (128MB) • xD Picture Card (512MB) • Flash ATA (128MB) • Memory Stick Pro (1GB) The cards require standard PC card adapter. • Memory cards are not supplied with this television. • Do not touch the terminals on the back of the SD card/PC card. Insertion securely insert it to the depth. Please note that our company shall not accept any liability for damage or loss of stored data. • Stored data should be periodically backed up as a protection against data corruption. SD card can be swallowed by young children. Do not allow children to handle SD card.Card operations This function lets you display Still images (JPEG) or Moving pictures (MPEG4) recorded by this unit. Push it again. data loss or device malfunction. If the EJECT button does not pop out Push in PC card again. Push the center of the card. Note: Suitable SD Memory Cards Please confirm the latest information on the following website. WARNING: As with an small object. You can change the priority. and then push again the EJECT button. remove it together with the adapter. See page 32. Terminal face to the depth. (Some PC card adapter will not be compatible. SD card has the priority. Removal 1. Otherwise. • When both SD card and PC card are inserted in the slot. Holding both edges. • Before inserting or removing the PC card. D-snap or digital camera on a memory card when it is inserted in the proper card slot. http://panasonic. Align the direction of mark.

monaural). “0-9” and “_” to name a directory or a file. • This function cannot display Motion JPEG and still image not DCF formatted (i. If the card is not formatted. BMP). 28 . (Use the three characters “a-f”.840 If the picture resolution is not compatible. The card may not operate properly if formatted with different equipment. Reformatting the card will erase the images and pictures stored in it. • The number of pixels for movies is 320 x 240 (QVGA) or 176 x 144 (QCIF). TIFF.JPG P1000002. ∗ DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) Unified standard established by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA). • If the file is partially corrupted. • When the number of files exceeds 65. (Use the characters “a-z”. reformat the card using your digital camera. Example folder structure When the Card file hierarchy is displayed on the PC as shown below. it may be shown in lower resolution. • MPEG4 view can only show moving pictures recorded by this unit. • Maximum number of files that can be displayed: 65. the image will be shown as the error display. If the image is imported from a PC.JPG P1000004. “A-Z”.1.JPG Folder names consist of a 3-digit folder number which is followed by five arbitrary characters.0. it must follow the EXIF (Exchangeable image file format) 2. • The card may become unusable with this unit if file or folder names are changed.535.Card operations Folders and Files • Photo view can show still images recorded by a digital still camera with DCF∗ and EXIF standard JPEG file.JPG P1000003. 8 kHz sampling frequency. 2. 2. ROOT DCIM 100_PANA P1000001.535.5. If this happens.2 or JFIF (JPEG file interchange format) in addition to the DCF (design rule for Camera File system) format.ASF MOL002.120 x 3.e.) SD_VIDEO PRL001 MOL001. format the SD card with this unit. • The audio format used is G.726 (32 Kbps. File names consist of four arbitrary characters followed by a 4-digit file number. • When recording in MPEG4. Panasonic DVD recorder DIGA or mobile camera D-snap. “A-F” and “0-9” to name a directory or a file.ASF Created automatically Folder names consist of “PRL” followed by three characters.ASF MOL003. • The JPEG modified using a PC may not be displayed on TV.ASF MOL004. • Picture resolution: Compatible in the range 8 x 8 . no further recording is possible. • Memory cards must be formatted with FAT12 or FAT16 in order to be viewed on TV. Refer to your camera manual for more information. it may cause incompatibility with certain memory card adapters. • The displayed image size depends on the recorded image size. • Do not use two-byte characters or other special codes. File name consist of “MOL” followed by three characters.) Notes: • Folder and file names may vary according to the digital camera.

No license is granted or implied for any other use. SD REC OK Recordable time for SD card Size 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB 1GB Extra fine 7minutes 14minutes 28minutes 55minutes 1hour 50minutes (Time is approximate) Super fine 9minutes 18minutes 37minutes 1hour 10minutes 2hours 20minutes Fine 23minutes 44minutes 1hour 32minutes 3hours 6hours Normal 34minutes 1hour 6minutes 2hours 17minutes 4hours 30minutes 9hours Economy 1hour 21minutes 2hours 35minutes 5hours 20minutes 10hours 40minutes 21hours 20minutes This product is licensed under the MPEG-4 patent portfolio license for the personal and non-commercial use of a consumer to (i) encode video in compliance with the MPEG-4 Video Standard (“MPEG-4 Video”) and/or (ii) decode MPEG-4 Video that was encoded by a consumer engaged in a personal and non-commercial activity and/or was obtained from a licensed video provider. 29 .com. See page 27. See page 33. the main window is the one that is recorded. the message will appear. the recording will not stop. During recording. it cannot be recorded completely. Additional information may be obtained from MPEG LA. press the OK button. • SD recording may not be fully compatible or playable in some PC software or PDA devices. Otherwise the file will be broken. The data being recorded and other data stored on the SD card may become unreadable. Select the channel you want to record. If the remaining time is not enough or Rec time in Setup menu is set to No setting. Press the EXIT button to cancel. • The signals without video (only audio) cannot be recorded completely. Remaining time is not enough Start recording? Not enough memory Current setting Rec time 180min Rec mode Economy Recordable at 15min TV Rec time is set to No setting Start recording? Current setting Rec time No setting Rec mode Economy Recordable at 17min Press the OK button to start recording. Insert the SD card into the card slot. • If the signal system is changed during recording. SD REC OK 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Press the SD REC button to start recording. Notes: • You cannot record the copy protected signals.Card operations SD Record The TV channels can be recorded on the SD card. • Do not remove the SD card while recording. • Do not press the [ ] switch on the TV during recording. To cancel the recording Press the SD REC button during recording. The picture can be switched for the sub window. • When two pictures are shown on the same screen as Multi window functions. The recording is not available for AV input signal. The confirmation message will appear. • Even if the Off timer function is activated or the [ ] button is pressed during recording. During the message appears.mpegla. Setup Rec mode and Rec time in Setup menu before recording. it is possible to watch other terminals input signal. See http://www.

Select the file. Press the OK button. • “Date” shows the date on which the recording was made by this unit. Press the SD button. Move to choose MPEG4 view. Access MPEG4 view. This function is supported by SD cards only. EXIT 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 To exit Card operation During the SD card menu is displayed. press the SD button to return to normal picture. SD card MPEG4 view Photo view Setup Memory left MPEG4 view The moving pictures recorded by this unit. Notes: • Picture menu.Card operations Basic operation To enter Card operations mode Press the SD button. DIGA or D-snap. DIGA or D-snap will be played back. OK SD card MPEG4 view Photo view Setup Memory left Error display (images that could not be loaded. 1 4 7 OK To return to the SD card menu Press the EXIT button. The thumbnail screen is displayed. The moving picture starts. Its format is 01/01/2000 when recordings are made without date signal. etc.) Selected File MPEG4 VIEW MODE Select Play Select Exit SD : Return Lock Delete 00001/00028 Filename Date : : MOL001 01/01/2000 Inserted card displayed (this does not appear for PC cards) Movie without sound Movie for which lock has been set 30 . Sound menu (in playback only) or Card setup menu (in thumbnail only) adjustment is possible by pressing the MENU button during MPEG4 view.

Notes: • During the playback. • During the playback. ( ( ) Press to stop. ) Press to playback. the volume can be adjusted using the Volume up/down button. ) Press to pause. the Aspect ratio can be changed by pressing the ASPECT button. Move and adjust options. no signals are output from the monitor output terminals. Red Card setup menu Press the MENU button during MPEG4 view (thumbnail). One file or All) Select the repeat mode. Press the Red button to delete the file. • During the playback. Note: If the file is locked. . MENU Main menu P i c t u r e menu Sound menu Card setup menu Card setup menu Frame size Repeat Normal Off 31 . press the During the operation guide is displayed ( ( OK (Recall) button to display it. Blue Delete the file Select the file you want to delete in the thumbnail. Press again to confirm your decision. Repeat (Off. Press again to unlock. Press and hold to Rew/FF. Lock / Unlock the file Select the file you want to lock in the thumbnail.Card operations During the playback When the operation guide is not displayed. Access Card setup menu. ) Press to skip the picture. Frame size (Normal or Large) Select the Frame size of the playback picture. it is not possible to delete. Press the Blue button to lock the file. Move to choose Card setup menu.

10sec. Press the Red button to zoom the view. During zoom mode.Card operations Photo view The still images recorded by the digital camera will be displayed. Move to choose Photo view. OK SD card MPEG4 view Photo view Setup Memory left PHOTO VIEW MODE Select View Select Exit SD : Return 00001/00028 During single view When the operation guide is not displayed. Access Card setup menu. OK (Recall) button Filename Date Pixel : : : 800-0003 06/12/2003 2048x1536 Inserted card displayed Press to rotate the view. Card (SD or PC) Select either SD or PC when both cards are inserted in the slots. Not selected when one card is inserted. 15sec. Interval (5sec. you can move the position by using the cursor buttons. • During single view and Slide show. This function supports both SD cards and PC cards. 60sec. 32 . MENU Card setup menu Slide show Interval Repeat Card Access 5sec Off SD Slide show Select the settings of Interval and Repeat before accessing Slide show. Select the file. Move and adjust options or access Slide show. Repeat (On or Off) Select the repeat on or off. Press to skip the next view. Notes: • Picture menu or Card setup menu adjustment is possible by pressing the MENU button during Photo view. Access Photo view. During the operation guide is displayed Press to skip the previous view. Each press rotates the view ninety degrees. The thumbnail screen is displayed. Press the SD button. 30sec. press the to display it. Move to choose Card setup menu. Press the OK button to view. the Aspect ratio can be changed by pressing the ASPECT button. Press to display the thumbnail. 90sec or 120sec) Select the length of time that a slide is being displayed on screen. Red Card setup menu Press the MENU button during Photo view.

Access Setup. 10min. • Do not remove the SD card while formatting. 15min. recording will automatically be performed in the Fine mode. • The quality of audio is not changed. Memory left Recordable time Economy Normal Fine Super fine Extra fine SD card MPEG4 view Photo view Setup Memory left 12MB 15min 5min 3min 1min 1min Less than (Time is approximate) 33 . the recording does not stop until the card is fully recorded. The recordable time will be changed by Rec mode. Note: Since Multi Media Cards do not support the Extra fine and Super fine recording mode. The recordable time informations are displayed by each Rec mode. Note: If you set Rec time to No setting. Card format You can format the card. Press the SD button. That may cause the card to not be able to record properly. Rec time (No setting. Fine. Notes: • If the card is formated. Setup Rec mode Rec time Card format SD card MPEG4 view Photo view Setup Memory left Economy No setting Access Rec mode (Extra fine. 90min. 5min. Adjust chosen option or access chosen menu. 120min or 180min) Set the recording time before recording. “----” appears. 30min. Access Memory left. If the recording is started in these status. Notes: • Multi Media Cards do not support the Extra fine and Super fine recording mode. Move to choose Memory left. all data is erased. Super fine. Normal or Economy) The quality of picture can be changed. 60min. • Only cards that are supported by the SD card slot can be formatted. Move to choose menu option. Move to choose Setup. Memory left You can confirm the remaining time for recording in each Rec mode.Card operations Setup Press the SD button.

The file is broken.Card operations Error messages Is SD Card in? SD Card is locked Please unlock to operate This file is locked Please unlock to operate Insert a card. format the card. Moving picture must be with MPEG4 standard ASF file. The tuning buttons for the main picture do not work while recording is in progress. The card does not have enough memory to operate. The file is not readable. If the error persists. The card must be formatted with FAT 12 or FAT 16. Unlock the SD card. It is not possible on restricted channels. Still image must be with DCF and EXIF standard JPEG file. Incompatible card is inserted. This type of format is not supported This type of card is not supported Broken file Cannot display image Memory full Not enough memory Cannot read file Unrecordable source SD recording is stopped Error Check card Card recording in progress Please stop recording to operate Re-insert the card. 34 . The card memory is full. Unlock the file in the card.

using 0 . 35 . Reveal Press the MENU button to display special functions. b. press the Volume up / down button to alter the setting as required. This facility enables fast access to information on the subjects shown. In List mode they correspond to the differently coloured page numbers. MENU Green MENU Red Red / Green / Yellow / Blue buttons In TOP mode they correspond to the differently coloured subjects. List Store In List mode the four page numbers can be altered (programme positions 1 . press the left and right cursor buttons to alter the setting as required. press one of the four coloured buttons and enter the new page number. What is TOP mode? In TOP mode.g. • Pressing the Volume up / down button whilst in Teletext operation will display the volume function with a green bar. Press and hold the OK button. Press again to hide. four differently coloured subjects are situated at the bottom of the display. Press the Green button again to expand the BOTTOM half.9 on the remote control. 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 OK HOLD HOLD To hold the Teletext page when viewing multi-page information. TEXT TV / Teletext mode Press the TEXT button to switch between the current programme and teletext.. followed by the Red button to reveal hidden words e. Press again to return to automatic page update. Each of these numbers can be altered and stored in the TV’s memory. What is List mode? In List mode. To access more information about one of these subjects. • Pressing the MENU button whilst in Teletext operation will display special function options at the bottom of the screen. • Pressing the MENU button whilst in Teletext operation will display the contrast function with a cyan bar. followed by the Green button. Full / Top / Bottom Press the MENU button to display special functions. By entering the page number. the page numbers will change to white indicating that the page is stored.Teletext operation • Teletext features may vary depending on the Broadcasting Companies and is only available if the channel selected is transmitting Teletext. press the appropriately coloured button. Press the Up / Down cursor buttons to increase or decrease the page number by one. four differently coloured page numbers are situated at the bottom of the screen. Press again to return to normal (FULL) size. To do this.25 only). 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Page Selection Pages can be selected in two ways: a. quiz page answers.

Press the Yellow button to display the News Flash. button to recall this page.25. Press the Yellow button to view the page. Favourite Page (F. whilst still viewing the TV picture. as the picture is displayed on the left of the screen). press the MENU button (to display special functions) followed by the Yellow button to view the TV picture whilst waiting for more sub pages to be found.) Stores a favourite page in memory for instant recall. the screen will display the page number at the top left. Yellow buttons. When an update is received. then press and hold the OK button. Press the TEXT button to return to normal TV operation. When found. select the page number. Press the TEXT button again to return to normal TV operation.P. Press the TEXT button to return to normal TV operation. • If you have cleared the special function keys from the screen and then used the left and right cursor buttons to select a sub page. News Flash When a news flash page has been selected. you must press the MENU button then the Yellow button to display the Teletext page again. The sub pages found will be displayed across the top of the screen. Press again to redisplay the keys. Accessing sub pages When Teletext information exceeds one page. followed by the Yellow button to view the TV picture whilst searching for a Teletext page (this is not necessary in Picture and text mode. press the MENU.P. to view the TV picture. The page number is now stored. then the ‘sub page number’ is there to show the page contents have been updated. the display at the top of the page changes. MENU Yellow 36 . then use the left and right cursor buttons to select the sub page of your choice. there are no sub pages. press the MENU button to clear the keys from the screen. • If the top of the page indicates that sub pages are being transmitted but the page displayed never changes. Yellow buttons to see the update of information on certain pages. it may take some time for the automatic changing of the sub pages to reach the sub page you require. Press the Blue button. Notes: • If you do not want to display the on screen selector keys on the TV picture whilst waiting for a sub page to be found. as more sub pages are picked up. the page number will be displayed at the top left of the screen. As each sub page is found its number is displayed at the top of the page so that you may select it. Update Display Press the MENU button to display special functions. In Teletext operation. The maximum number for sub page that can be entered is restricted to 79 by broadcasters. the TV must be in List mode. To store such a page. Update or Sub Coded Page Access operation. MENU Yellow If the sub page you want to look at is not yet available.Teletext operation It is not possible to change the programme position when in News flash. the page number will be displayed on screen. Update Press the MENU. and the programme position must be from 1 . use the following procedure to access sub pages: 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Blue 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 OK F. When the sub page you are waiting for is available press the Yellow button to return to viewing the Teletext pages. so that you are always offered the most recently transmitted selection of sub pages. Press the F. Press the Yellow button to view the page.P. When an update is received.

press the MENU button (to display special functions) followed by the Blue button. Note: This function is not available in MPEG4 view. MENU Blue INDEX TEXT MULTI PIP Still Press the HOLD button to freeze the picture. if you wish to make changes to the programme viewed press the TEXT button to return to watching the programme on its own then make the desired changes. INDEX When in TOP operation Press the INDEX button to return to the main index page. press the Yellow button to view the page. if you know which sub page you require. 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 HOLD OK TV 37 .. Whilst using this feature. The sub pages found will be displayed across the top of the screen. When the page is available. pressing the Yellow button will take you to the sub page which you requested. to select page 6 enter 0. this may have to be pressed more than once to return to the main index page.Teletext operation Alternatively. 0. Press again to return to watching the current programme. followed by the MULTI PIP button to move between viewing teletext and the Picture and text mode. Press the TEXT button to return to normal TV operation. 0 and 6. Enter desired sub page number before the T**** disappears. Depending on the way information is transmitted. Press the Yellow button to view the TV picture whilst waiting for more sub pages to be found. Regardless of how many pages are found. Picture and text mode lets you see the current programme and a page of teletext side by side.g. Picture and text Press the TEXT button. Photo view and PC mode. T**** will be displayed where the page number is normally found. the remote control affects the teletext page. e.

. Please set it again.11. • Depending on the model.12. Audio Signal Mode Indicator STEREO MAIN I I SUB II II MONO NICAM . 38 . • When the receiving conditions deteriorate. Regular broadcast BILINGUAL or DUAL MONO: Type of broadcast (Standard Audio) MAIN I / SUB II I II Mode Indicator No Indicator STEREO Notes: • If the stereo signal is poor or the receiving conditions are not optimum or if STEREO:MONO automatic switching occurs. set a different code. Remote control setting Remote Control Operation is possible for the Panasonic VCR’s and DVD’s equipment. • Even when the contents of the receiving signal undergo changes. Switch to select VCR or DVD. also known as DUAL MONO or as BILINGUAL is not currently transmitted in some countries. and press the VCR / DVD Stop button.. execute operation confirmation. it is recommended you switch from STEREO to MONO. VCR Manufacturer Panasonic/ National DVD Manufacturer Panasonic 70. using the stereo / bilingual sound selection button. sound output modes can be selected by pressing the Stereo / Bilingual Sound Selection button. After completion of setting. While pressing the VCR / DVD Power button.. • In some cases. execute the various operations after pressing the VCR / DVD selection switch. Malaysia etc.... listening will be easier if the mode is set to the MONO position. • The respective VCR / DVD code is cancelled when battery has been exchanged. Type of broadcast Mode Indicator Regular broadcast (Standard Audio) No Indicator Regular + NICAM MONO I (MAIN I ) I NICAM STEREO NICAM DUAL MONO (MAIN I / SUB II ) I II A2(German) . Hong Kong etc. press the manufacturer code (enter the two digit code)..Used in Australia.. operation may not be possible... 71 Code Code 10.Used in New Zealand. new products may not be operative.13 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 1 4 7 VCR DVD OK 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Notes: • After setting. • DUAL.Stereo / Bilingual Sound Selection When you receive the stereo / bilingual sound system. If there is no operation. Singapore... selection mode is kept intact.

Press and hold to search backward. DVD: Press to skip to the previous track or title. press to view the picture rapidly in reverse (Review). MULTI PIP SD REC VCR DVD ASPECT SURROUND VCR / DVD switch Use this switch to select whether controls operate the DVD equipment or VCR. Record Press this button to start recording. REC VCR DVD Pause / Still Press in Play mode. Skip / Rewind / Review VCR: Press to rewind the tape. so to ensure compatibility please refer to the equipment’s instruction book or consult your dealer for details. In Play mode.P. DVD: Press to skip to the next track or title. Some VCR and DVD equipment have different functions. Press and hold to search forward. Standby Press to switch the VCR. REC 39 . Press again to switch back on. When fast forwarding the tape. Programme Up / Down Press to increase or decrease the programme position by one. the picture noise may occur. N TV/AV OK MENU EXIT TEXT F. DVD: Press and hold for slow-motion play. the picture will pause. DVD or DVD recorder to Standby mode. Press again to restart play. press to view the picture rapidly forward (Cue).VCR / DVD operation The Remote Control is capable of operating some functions of selected Panasonic VCRs and DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) equipment. Skip / Fast Forward / Cue VCR: Press to fast forward the tape. INDEX HOLD 1 4 7 2 5 8 0 3 6 9 Stop Press to stop the tape or DVD. Play Press to playback the tape or DVD. In Play mode.

Picture / Sound controls set at minimum levels. D The connected equipment must be EIA/CEA-861/861B compliant. 40 . (Snow noise. Poor Audio. please contact your local Panasonic dealer. The error message appears. Not plugged into AC outlet. Check if in Standby mode. I Check the setting of HDMI input in Sound menu. The SD card cannot be used even when it is formatted.PNR in Picture menu to reduce picture noise. If this does not solve the problem. quoting the model number and serial number (both found on the rear of the TV). direction or connection Snowy Picture Noisy Sound Aerial location. Turn the power supply of the TV and connected equipment off then Poor Video. direction or connection Multiple Images Normal Sound Electrical appliances Cars / Motorcycles Fluorescent lights Interference Noisy Sound Switch on D. then carry out the suggested check.Troubleshooting If there is a problem with your TV. Symptoms Picture Sound Checks Aerial location. Volume level Sound mute switched on. turn on. Please consult an Authorized Service Center. Colour controls set at minimum levels.PCM. picture runs. Normal Picture No Sound TV set to AV mode. M Change the audio setting of the connected equipment to L. etc. change to the analogue audio connection. If the problem is due to the digital audio connection. Sound System Normal Picture Weak or Distorted Sound HDMI cable is not connected securely. please refer to the table below to determine the symptoms. no picture. Colour System No Colour Normal Sound No Picture No Sound Retune Channel (s). Please consult an Authorized Service Center. Poor or Distorted Picture Weak or No Sound Sound reception may have deteriorated.) H Check compatibility of input signal from the connected equipment. Not switched on.

75 31.024 × 768 @70 Hz 1.00 28.080i (60 Hz) 640 × 400 @70 Hz 640 × 480 @60 Hz 640 × 480 @75 Hz 800 × 600 @60 Hz 800 × 600 @75 Hz 800 × 600 @85 Hz 1. it will automatically go to standby mode after 30 minutes. With no signal present.47 15. Do not allow a still picture to be displayed for an extended period.00 60. PB/CB.00 50. Note: The permanent after-image on the Plasma TV resulting from fixed image use is not an operating defect and as such is not covered by the Warranty. computer images.13 31.25 37.024 × 768 @85 Hz 1. PR/CR).00 70. 41 . and without any user operation.47 37.88 53.00 50. Examples of still pictures include logos. This function will not operate when this TV is in AV mode.94 59.48 60.00 60. After-images appear ABCDEF Sleep Feature If the set is not switched off when the TV station stops transmitting.280 × 1.50 45. video games.00 49. But this is completely normal.024 × 768 @75 Hz 1. sometimes some parts of the screen may be missing picture elements or have luminous spots.72 68.94 50.63 31.152 × 870) Horizontal frequency (kHz) 15.36 56.54 75.68 63.00 60.88 46. as this can cause a permanent after-image to remain on the Plasma TV. the Panasonic screensaver will appear automatically after a few minutes to prevent image retention.67 74.00 60.03 85. Input signal that can be displayed Applicable input signal for Component (Y.024 × 768 @60 Hz 1.25 33.024 @60 Hz Macintosh13” (640 × 480) Macintosh16” (832 × 624) Macintosh21” (1.73 31.67 48.00 85.98 35. This product is not designed to display fixed images for extended periods of time.68 Vertical frequency (Hz) 59.080i (50 Hz) 1.94 75.Troubleshooting CAUTION: Symptoms Some parts of the screen do not light up.50 37.00 50.06 60.00 50.46 31. Notes: • External surfaces of the unit may become hot during operation.07 75.07 59. teletext and images displayed in 4:3 mode.02 66.00 70. however. This is not a malfunction. • See label on the base of this equipment for ratings and other information.02 68. Check The plasma TV panel is manufactured using an extremely high level of precision technology. HDMI and PC (D-sub 15P) (∗ Mark) Signal name 480i (60 Hz) 480p (60 Hz) 576i (50 Hz) 576p (50 Hz) 720p (50 Hz) 720p (60 Hz) 1.32 75.06 Component ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ HDMI ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ PC ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ 1 * Based on SMPTE295M standard Note: Signals other than above may not be displayed properly.080i (50 Hz)*1 1.

024 (W) × 768 (H)) [3.286 Vp-p (75 Ω) 0. VD/TTL Level 2. NTSC 3.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) 1.69 kHz Vertical scanning frequency 59 .R VIDEO COMPONENT HDMI Input PC Input UHF / VHF Temperature : 0 °C . SECAM.Specifications TH-42PV500A Power Source Power Consumption Plasma Display panel Drive method Aspect Ratio Contrast Ratio Screen size (Number of pixels) Sound Speaker Audio Output Headphones Applicable signals Colour System Scanning format PC signals Average use : 341 W Standby condition : 0.286 Vp-p (75 Ω) 0. PR/CR RCA PIN Type × 2 RCA PIN Type × 1 MINI DIN 4-pin RCA PIN Type × 2 RCA PIN Type × 1 Y PB/CB.58 4. 1080i(50Hz).5 Vrms 1. PAL B PAL G HYPER TUNER (One tuner) Receiving Systems / Band name Receiving Channels Aerial . 1080i(60Hz) XGA display VGA.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) C:0.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) Y:1.0 Vp-p (including synchronization) ±0.098 × 768 dots] Woofer (φ 80 mm) × 2 pcs.138 mm × 730 mm × 138 mm 1. PAL 60Hz VHF 0 to 12 UHF 21 to 69 S’1 to S’3 S1 to S41 Reception of Off air broadcasts Playback from Video Tape Recorders Playback from Special Video Tape Recorders and Special Video Disc Players (Via the AV Sockets)only. XGA SXGA ······ (compressed) Horizontal scanning frequency 31 .R VIDEO S VIDEO AUDIO L . 576i(50Hz).35 Vp-p Others Audio Input Card slot AUDIO L .056 mm (diagonal) 786.269 mm (diagonal) 1.3 W TH-50PV500A AC 220-240 V.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) 1.0 kg Net Note: Design and Specifications are subject to change without notice.106 mm (W) × 622 mm (H) × 1.5 Vrms SD CARD slot × 1.049.86 Hz 1. Tweeter (16 mm × 73 mm) × 4 pcs 26 W (13 W + 13 W ).432 (1.7 Vp-p (75 Ω) HD. PAL. Weight and Dimensions shown are approximate.088 (1. NTSC 4.R Output VIDEO Dimensions ( W × H × D ) Weight R.0 Vp-p (including synchronization) ±0.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) Y:1. 42 . PAL60. 720p(50Hz).5 Vrms 1.3 W AC type 16:9 3000:1 42-inch (106 cmV) 920 mm (W) × 518 mm (H) × 1. SVGA. PR/CR TYPE A Connecter HIGH-DENSITY D-SUB 15PIN 0.0 .072 × 768 dots] 50-inch (127 cmV) 1.5 mm) Jack × 1 NTSC. 480p(60Hz).43 3. Modified NTSC 480i(60Hz).R AV2 VIDEO Input COMPONENT AV3 Input AV4 Input AUDIO L .40 °C Humidity : 20 % .5 Vrms 1.366 (W) × 768 (H)) [4.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) C:0.5 Vrms (high impedance) RCA PIN Type × 1 1.5. 10% THD M3 (3. PC CARD slot × 1 RCA PIN Type × 2 0.R AV1 VIDEO Input S VIDEO AUDIO L .327 mm × 843 mm × 138 mm 40. 50 / 60 Hz Average use : 461 W Standby condition : 0.0 Vp-p (75 Ω) 1.35 Vp-p 0. 720p(60Hz).0 Vp-p (high impedance) RCA PIN Type × 2 0.G. PAL B/G 2.B/0.80 % RH (non-condensing) RCA PIN Type × 2 RCA PIN Type × 1 MINI DIN 4-pin RCA PIN Type × 2 RCA PIN Type × 1 Y PB/CB.Rear Operating Conditions Connection Terminals AUDIO L .5 Vrms 1. 576p(50Hz).0 kg Net 52.

de-installation or re-installation of a product. Toner/Ink Cartridges.nz 43 . warranties. Plasma/LCD (c) Whiteboard (except portable type) televisions / displays (screen size greater than 103 cm) 6.Australia only 1. tampering or repair by unauthorised persons (including unauthorised alterations).com.New Zealand only NEW ZEALAND Distributed in New Zealand by Panasonic New Zealand Limited 350 Te Irirangi Drive East Tamaki. 4. Panasonic Authorised Service Centres are located in major metropolitan areas and most regional centres of Australia. abuse. If warranty service is required you should: • Telephone Panasonic’s Customer Care Centre on 132600 or visit our website and use the Service Centre Locator for the name/address of the nearest Authorised Service Centre. Developer. accident. during. any costs associated with the installation. freighting. Printer Heads 5. Unless otherwise specified to the consumer the benefits conferred by this express warranty are additional to all other conditions.au or by phone on 132 600 If phoning in. malfunction or failure resulting from use of incorrect voltages. Frenchs Forest. Private Bag 14911. de-mounting or remounting of any screen.panasonic. Please note that freight and insurance to and / or from your nearest Authorised Service Centre must be arranged by you. rights and remedies expressed or implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 and similar consumer protection provisions contained in legislation of the States and Territories and all other obligations and liabilities on the part of the manufacturer or supplier and nothing contained herein shall restrict or modify such rights. Warranty cover only applies to service carried out by a Panasonic Authorised Service Centre and only if valid proof of purchase is presented when warranty service is requested. Film (Ink/Ribbon). infestation by insects or vermin.au 23-11-2005 WARRANTY . and exclude. Limited ACN 001 592 187 ABN 83 001 592 187 PRO-031-F01 Issue: 3. build-up of dirt or dust. delivery. Rear Projection TV’s. please telephone our Customer Care Centre on 132600 or visit our website and use the Service Centre Locator.co. obligations or liabilities.nz www. mains supply problems.panasonic. The product is warranted for 12 months from the date of purchase. please visit the Panasonic Australia website www. 09 272 0100 Customer Care Center Email: Customerservice@panasonic. Panmure Auckland Tel. (bread bakery) (c) Shaver Heads or Cutters Drums. This warranty only applies if the product has been installed and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations (as noted in the operating instructions) under normal use and reasonable care (in the opinion of Panasonic). NSW 2086 www. 2. or related to such installation. however. the product is found to be faulty within the warranty period. remedies. 3. (and any other ancillary activities). thunderstorm activity. including costs related to the mounting.com. This warranty does not cover the following items unless the fault or defect existed at the time of purchase: (a) Video or Audio Tapes (d) Cabinet Parts (g) Microwave Oven cook plates. incorrect installation.0 Locked Bag 505. • Send or bring the product to a Panasonic Authorised Service Centre together with your proof of purchase receipt as a proof of purchase date. Panasonic Australia Pty.WARRANTY . re-installation or transit.panasonic. de-installation. The warranty covers normal domestic use only and does not cover damage.co. The warranties hereby conferred do not extend to. handling. neglect. misuse. exposure to abnormally corrosive conditions or any foreign object or matter having entered the product. please ensure you have your operating instructions available. Film Cartridge. in the opinion of Panasonic. coverage will vary dependant on product. (b) Video or Audio Heads and Stylii resulting (e) User replaceable Batteries (h) Kneader mounting shaft unit from wear and tear in normal use (f) Thermal Paper. and exclude. For advice on exact Authorised Service Centre locations for your product. maladjustment of customer controls. This warranty only applies to Panasonic products purchased in Australia and sold by Panasonic Australia or its Authorised Distributors or Dealers and only where the products are used and serviced within Australia or it’s territories. associated with. • Note that home or pick-up/delivery service is available for the following products in the major metropolitan areas of Australia or the normal operating areas of the nearest Authorised Service Centres: (a) Picture tube (CRT) based Television Receivers (screen (b) Convection/Combination Microwave Ovens sizes greater than 66cm). Subject to the conditions of this warranty Panasonic or it’s Authorised Service Centre will perform necessary service on the product without charge for parts or labour if. guarantees. transportation or insurance of the product or any part thereof or replacement of and do not extend to. any damage or loss occurring by reason of. November 2005 THIS WARRANTY CARD AND THE PURCHASE DOCKET (OR SIMILAR PROOF OF PURCHASE) SHOULD BE RETAINED BY THE CUSTOMER AT ALL TIMES If you require assistance regarding warranty conditions or any other enquiries.

All Rights Reserved.Customer’s Record The model number and serial number of this product can be found on its rear panel.jp/global/ © 2005 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.co. Model Number Serial Number Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. You should note this serial number in the space provided below and retain this book. Printed in Japan MBS0705S1016 . Ltd. Ltd. plus your purchase receipt.. as a permanent record of your purchase to aid in identification in the event of theft or loss. Web Site : http://www. and for Warranty Service purposes.panasonic..